IMAGE COMICS February 2019 Solicitations

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SHARKEY THE BOUNTY HUNTER #1 (OF 6)
WRITER: MARK MILLAR
ARTIST / COVER A: SIMONE BIANCHI
COVER B (SKETCH VARIANT): SIMONE BIANCHI
COVER C: FRANK QUITELY
COVER D: MATTEO SCALERA
COVER E: OZGUR YILDIRIM
COVER F: BLANK
COVER G: KARL KERSCHL
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
MINISERIES PREMIERE
Set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe, Sharkey is a blue-collar bounty hunter who tracks criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice-cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old partner, he’s out for the biggest bounty of his career.

 

HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #1 
WRITER: KEVIN SMITH
ARTIST: PERNILLE ØRUM
COVERS A & B (BW VARIANT): FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
COVER C: AMANDA CONNER
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
NEW STORY ARC
“THE SILENT ERA,” Part One
Join film, podcast, and comics legend KEVIN SMITH (Green Arrow, Daredevil) and animation/illustration virtuoso PERNILLE ØRUM (DC Superhero Girls, Blush, Coral) for the glitz and gore of this all-new chapter of HIT-GIRL!
Our favorite adolescent assassin tears Tinsel Town a new one when she realizes her life’s being dramatized for the silver screen. Hit-Girl storms sets, wages war on fat-cat movie bosses, and lures old enemies out of hiding in this Californian bloodbath.

 

HIT-GIRL, VOL. 3: ROME TP
WRITER: RAFAEL SCAVONE
ARTIST / COVER: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
FEBRUARY 13 / 104 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
HIT-GIRL’S IN ROME. Mindy’s racing around the Italian city in hot pursuit of a cargo thief. When she finally gets hold of the stolen package—a bejeweled human skull—she uncovers a macabre story that leads her deep into the dark, criminal underbelly of Rome.
Collects HIT-GIRL #9-12

 

BULLY WARS, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER: SKOTTIE YOUNG
ARTIST / COVER: AARON CONLEY
FEBRUARY 20 / 120 PAGES / FC / E / $12.99
I HATE FAIRYLAND and Deadpool writer SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist AARON CONLEY (Sabertooth Swordsman, Rocket Raccoon & Groot) bring you book one of their hilarious all-ages series!
Rufus has been the biggest bully in Rottenville since kindergarten, but everything changed on the first day of high school. Suddenly going from bully to bullied, he’s forced to make a shaky pact with his favorite geeks, Spencer and his twin sibling besties Edith and Ernie, to survive the Hunger Games-like contest known as the Bully Wars—where the winner will rule the school!
Collects BULLY WARS #1-5

 

BURNOUTS TP
WRITER: DENNIS CULVER
ARTIST: GEOFFO
COVER: CHRIS BURNHAM
FEBRUARY 20 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
A group of teenagers must fight off an attack on their town by a secret alien invasion to save their friends and families… but they can only see the aliens if they’re completely wasted!
The Burnouts are saving the world one puff at a time!
Collects BURNOUTS #1-5

 

COLD SPOTS TP
WRITER: CULLEN BUNN
ARTIST / COVER: MARK TORRES
FEBRUARY 27 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
Spine-tingling horror, psychological fright, the undead, and the bitter cold of a supernatural winter come together in this tale of mounting dread. Ten years ago, Dan Kerr turned his back on his wife and unborn daughter. Now, both mother and child have gone missing, and Dan will have to pull out all the stops to bring them home. Because ghosts stir when Dan’s estranged daughter is near, and as the dead grow restless, the cold deepens…
Collects COLD SPOTS #1-5


DEAD RABBIT, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER: GERRY DUGGAN
ARTIST: JOHN McCREA & MIKE SPICER
COVER: JOHN McCREA
MARCH 13 / 112 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99
ADVANCE SOLICIT
Meet Martin Dobbs. He’s a hot-tempered, foul-mouthed former mercenary and gun-for-hire who’s just been forced out of retirement—with both funny and violent results. DEAD RABBIT is equal parts Unforgiven, The Equalizer, and Robin Hood, from two of comics’ most irreverent creators: writer GERRY DUGGAN (Deadpool) and artist JOHN McCREA (Hitman)!
Collects DEAD RABBIT #1-4

 

HIGH CRIMES TP
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER SEBELA 
ARTIST / COVER: IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA
FEBRUARY 20 / 200 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99
People die every year on Mount Everest. This year will be murder.
Zan Jensen is on the run from her past. For now, she works as a climbing guide for rich tourists in Kathmandu. And on the side, she and her partner Haskell moonlight as high-altitude graverobbers, extorting money from the families of the many dead bodies that litter the peaks of the Himalayas. But when a body shows up at the summit of Mount Everest with a jackpot of state secrets embedded in its skin, they’re put in the crosshairs of a government agency bent on recovering the body—and eliminating any witnesses.
Collecting the two-time Eisner-nominated comic by CHRISTOPHER SEBELA (CROWDED, SHANGHAI RED, We(l)come Back) and artist IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA (Jaeger, Mother Panic, James Bond), HIGH CRIMES is a high-altitude noir that’s been called “the perfect thriller, with big stakes, damaged characters, dark pasts, and just the right ratio of humor-to-corpses” by CHELSEA CAIN, the New York Times bestselling author of the Archie Sheridan and Gretchen Lowell series.

 

THE LAST SIEGE TP
WRITER: LANDRY Q. WALKER
ARTIST / COVER: JUSTIN GREENWOOD
MARCH 6 / 208 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99
ADVANCE SOLICIT
One castle stands alone against the might of a brutal warlord. For those caught within, it is not a question of survival, but rather hope for a good death. Game of Thrones warfare meets Spaghetti Western storytelling in this epic medieval saga from New York Times bestselling writer LANDRY Q. WALKER and critically acclaimed artist JUSTIN GREENWOOD!
Collects THE LAST SIEGE #1-8

 

LEVIATHAN, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER: JOHN LAYMAN
ARTIST / COVER: NICK PITARRA & MICHAEL GARLAND
MARCH 13 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
ADVANCE SOLICIT
Poor ol’ Ryan DeLuca didn’t buy enough beer for his party. While he was out on a beer run, his idiot buddies busted out some mystical arcana and performed a demonic summoning ceremony. And this ceremony didn’t just unleash a giant monster from hell—it also set off a domino effect of destruction, chaos, and madness, unleashing dinosaurs and demons, scientific perversions and unholy abominations, radioactive mutants and giant mechs. Buckle up!
Join JOHN LAYMAN, multiple Eisner-winning co-creator of CHEW, and NICK PITARRA, Eisner-nominated co-creator of THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, along with colorist MICHAEL GARLAND (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), for an eye-popping, face-melting, reality-defying nonstop rush of pure comic book action!
Collects LEVIATHAN #1-5

 

MAN-EATERS, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER: CHELSEA CAIN
ARTIST: KATE NIEMCZYK
COVER: LIA MITERNIQUE
FEBRUARY 27 / 104 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99
Adolescent girls can be real monsters.
Maude is twelve—which is just about that age when some girls turn into flesh-eating wildcats. As her detective dad investigates a series of strange mauling attacks, Maude begins to worry that she might be the killer. 
From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the first story arc of the unconventional coming-of-age tale—including the informative survival handbook, “CAT FIGHT! A BOYS’ GUIDE TO DANGEROUS CATS” and all-new never-before-published extras!
Collects MAN-EATERS #1-4

 

THE WEATHERMAN, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER: JODY LEHEUP
ARTIST / COVER: NATHAN FOX
FEBRUARY 27 / 208 PAGES / FC / M / $17.99
The future’s only hope… has a zero percent chance.
Nathan Bright had it all: an awesome girlfriend, a kickass dog, and a job as the #1 weatherman on terraformed Mars. But when he’s accused of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in human history—an event that wiped out nearly the entire population of Earth—Nathan becomes the target of a manhunt that spans the galaxy. But is Nathan truly responsible for such a horrific crime? And why can’t he remember?
Confused, terrified, and totally unprepared for life on the run, Nathan’s fate lies in the hands of Amanda Cross, the disavowed government agent assigned to his case. Together the unlikely duo will have to rely on each other as they battle their way through the solar system in search of the truth, and the key to stopping a second extinction-level attack.
A full-throttle, wide-screen, science fiction epic about the damage we do in the name of justice and what it truly means to be redeemed… you don’t want to miss THE WEATHERMAN!
Collects THE WEATHERMAN #1-6

 

THE BEAUTY, VOL. 5 TP
WRITER: JEREMY HAUN & JASON A. HURLEY
ARTIST: THOMAS NACHLIK
COVER: JEREMY HAUN & NICK FILARDI
FEBRUARY 13 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
Timo and Ezerae’s brutal quest for revenge collides with Detectives Foster and Vaughn’s newest case. Now they must form an uneasy alliance if they want to survive.
Collects THE BEAUTY #22-26

 

BIRTHRIGHT, VOL. 7: BLOOD BROTHERS TP
WRITER: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
ARTIST / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS
FEBRUARY 13 / 112 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99
As the search for Brennan and Kallista begins, Mikey still has much to atone for. In the wake of the previous volume’s events, can he become Earth’s greatest protector, or have his actions already doomed his new quest?
Collects BIRTHRIGHT #31-35

 

CURSE WORDS, VOL. 4: QUEEN MARGARET TP
WRITER: CHARLES SOULE
ARTIST: RYAN BROWNE & JOE QUINONES
COVER: RYAN BROWNE
FEBRUARY 27 / 152 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
The fourth arc of the cult hit series returns to our world for an all-out assault on Wizord and his burgeoning sorcerous family. Wizord’s made plenty of enemies during his time on Earth, and now the chickens have come home to roost. It’s bad news for Wizord… but he probably (definitely) deserves it.
Collects CURSE WORDS #16-20, CURSE WORDS SUMMER SWIMSUIT SPECIAL

 

DAYS OF HATE: ACT TWO TP
WRITER: ALEŠ KOT
ARTIST: DANIJEL ŽEŽELJ
COVER: DANIJEL ŽEŽELJ & TOM MULLER
FEBRUARY 20 / 168 PAGES / FC / M / $17.99
Endgame.
Collects DAYS OF HATE #7-12

 

REDNECK, VOL. 3: LONGHORNS TP
WRITER: DONNY CATES
ARTIST / COVER: LISANDRO ESTHERREN & DEE CUNNIFFE
FEBRUARY 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
With life at its absolute lowest for the Bowman family, they’re forced to turn to a clan Bartlett had hoped to avoid for the rest of his very long life. Why? Because it’s led by his ex, July…
Collects REDNECK #13-18

 

RUMBLE, VOL. 5: THINGS REMOTE TP
WRITER: JOHN ARCUDI
ARTIST: DAVID RUBÍN & DAVE STEWART
COVER: DAVID RUBÍN
FEBRUARY 13 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
Rathraq—along with Bobby, Timah, Del, and Cogan—sets off to (finally!) recover his immortal heart, but finds something else instead. In fact, he finds EVERYTHING else! Also, Bobby LaRosa may be reaching his breaking point. Another twist in the road for the RUMBLE team, as the past becomes the future.
Collects RUMBLE #6-10

 

SKYWARD, VOL. 2: HERE THERE BE DRAGONFLIES TP
WRITER: JOE HENDERSON
ARTIST: LEE GARBETT & ANTONIO FABELA
COVER: LEE GARBETT
FEBRUARY 13 / 104 PAGES / FC / T / $16.99
Now that she’s a fugitive, Willa leaves Chicago and goes on the run. But when she takes refuge with some low-G farmers, she stumbles across a plot to attack the city. Oh, and on top of all that: giant, man-eating bugs! Maybe we should have led with that.
Collects SKYWARD #6-10

 

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES, VOL. 4 TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM
FEBRUARY 27 / 248 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99
Steal the money and drugs—check. Get gone—check. It was supposed to be all over. These were supposed to be the good times—the days of sunshine and roses. So why don’t they feel that way?
Collects STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #25-32

 

THIEF OF THIEVES, VOL. 7: CLOSURE TP
WRITER: BRETT LEWIS
ARTIST / COVER: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & ADRIANO LUCAS
FEBRUARY 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
Conrad Paulson is dead—or is he? What does a notorious Russian prison have to do with the master thief known as Redmond?
Collects THIEF OF THIEVES #38-43

 

WITCHBLADE, VOL. 2: GOOD INTENTIONS TP
WRITER: CAITLIN KITTREDGE
ARTIST / COVER: ROBERTA INGRANATA
FEBRUARY 20 / 152 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
Breaking a demon’s stranglehold on New York City was only the beginning for Alex and Team Witchblade. Now, somebody much worse than a demon wants the Artifact—and they’ll do anything to get it.
Collects WITCHBLADE #7-12

 

AUNTIE AGATHA’S HOME FOR WAYWARD RABBITS #4 (OF 6)
WRITER: KEITH GIFFEN
ARTIST / COVER: BENJAMIN ROMAN
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
Loomis the Mouse devises the ultimate booby trap to get rid of his feline enemies, but Sawyer has other plans for Loomis’ contraption—to spring this mouse trap on Naomi and Raquel.

 

BITTER ROOT #4
WRITER: DAVID F. WALKER & CHUCK BROWN
ARTIST / COVER A: SANFORD GREENE
COVER B: DAVID MACK
COVER C: KEVIN NOWLAN
COVER D: NATACHA BUSTOS
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The Sangerye family has fought evil for decades, but they’ve never faced anything like this. And while two family members have returned home, one may be lost forever as Hell comes to Harlem.
BITTER ROOT Cover As by SANFORD GREENE will be connecting through the first story arc.

 

BLACKBIRD #5
WRITER: SAM HUMPHRIES
ARTIST / COVER A: JEN BARTEL
COVER B: JENNY FRISON
FEBRUARY 13 / 28 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
After taking out her anger on the Paragon cabals in a big way, there’s nowhere in Los Angeles’ four magical territories that Nina can hide. Good thing she’s done hiding. It’s time to throw down.

 

BLACK SCIENCE #41
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO
COVER A: MATTEO SCALERA
COVER B: KIM JUNG GI
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“NO AUTHORITY BUT YOURSELF,” Part Three (of Four)
The chaos of the Eververse has been brought to heel. But is a world of perfect order any less nightmarish? Don’t miss out on the penultimate issue of BLACK SCIENCE!

 

CEMETERY BEACH #6 (OF 7)
WRITER: WARREN ELLIS
ARTIST / COVERS A & B: JASON HOWARD
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Mantle, the final ringwork of the colony, has its own terrible secrets, and Mike finally gets a good long look at the horror of one man’s nightmarish personal utopia. And Grace realizes they might not make it out.

 

CRIMINAL #2
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
ARTIST: SEAN PHILLIPS & JACOB PHILLIPS
COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS
FEBRUARY 13 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“THE LONGEST WEEKEND”
Archie Lewis was the artist’s artist in his heyday, although that’s not what he’s famous for. He’s famous for being a nightmare to work with—and dangerous. So when an old assistant is forced to chaperone his one-time mentor to receive his lifetime achievement award, well… let’s just say things don’t go well.
As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

 

CYBER FORCE #11
WRITER: BRYAN HILL & MATT HAWKINS
ARTIST: ATILIO ROJO
COVER: RAFFAELE IENCO
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
As the members of Cyber Force put aside their differences and learn to use their strengths to combat their personal demons, they’re forced to choose between serving the master that created them or being independent—and thus becoming targets of the world.

 

DEADLY CLASS #38
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST: WES CRAIG & JORDAN BOYD
COVER A: WES CRAIG
COVER B: JOHN McCREA
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“NEVER GO BACK,” Part Three (of Five)
Marcus and Maria return to Kings Dominion and face the rot that festers in its halls.


DEAD RABBIT MERCH
ADVANCE SOLICIT
MARCH 13

T-SHIRT
SM-XL- $24.99
XXL- $26.99
The hit action-comedy series DEAD RABBIT—from creators JOHN McCREA (MYTHIC, Hitman) and GERRY DUGGAN (ANALOG, Deadpool)—in a stunning T-shirt that’s as bold as our “hero” himself. With an in-your-face graphic and logo on the front, and Dead Rabbit’s signature “X”s on the back, you won’t have take anyone’s BS when you’re rocking this graphic tee.

PINS
$9.99
The hit action-comedy series DEAD RABBIT—from creators JOHN McCREA (MYTHIC, Hitman) and GERRY DUGGAN (ANALOG, Deadpool)—comes alive in this enamel pin featuring your favorite new anti-hero, Martin Dobbs a.k.a. Dead Rabbit!

 

DEATH OR GLORY #7
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST / COVER A: BENGAL
COVER B: LEWIS LAROSA
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
A pit stop on the road to saving her father’s life may be Glory’s one-way street to the grave.

 

DIE #3
WRITER: KIERON GILLEN
ARTIST / COVER A: STEPHANIE HANS
COVER B: JEN BARTEL
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“FANTASY HEARTBREAKER,” Part Three
One of the saddest comics in Kieron’s career. One of Stephanie’s prettiest. Clayton’s lettering, of course, remains impeccable.

 

ERRAND BOYS #5 (OF 5)
WRITER: D.J. KIRKBRIDE
ARTIST / COVER: NIKOS KOUTSIS
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
MINISERIES FINALE
Jace has racked up a lot of debt, so there’s no time to recover from prison. Luckily, Tawnk’s convinced Bear to give them a “nice” errand. Oh, it’s still dangerous, in barely charted space inhabited by crystalline beings and metal-eating manatees. And, yeah, it’s super illegal. Let’s hope the brothers survive their final issue!

 

EVOLUTION #14
WRITER: JAMES ASMUS, JOSEPH KEATINGE & CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
ARTIST / COVER: JOE INFURNARI & JORDAN BOYD
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
As mysterious forces converge on Los Angeles, the distance between Claire and her evolved partner Rochelle widens. Meanwhile, Abe indoctrinates his son in the murderous ways of the family business.

 

EXORSISTERS #5
WRITER: IAN BOOTHBY
ARTIST / COVER A: GISELE LAGACE & PETE PANTAZIS
COVER B: MORITAT
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
The ultimate darkness pays the Harrow sisters a visit, and they learn that there are much worse places to end up in than Hell.

 

THE FREEZE #3
WRITER: DAN WICKLINE
ARTIST / COVER: PHILLIP SEVY
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
The new society begins to splinter into various factions as more of the frozen vanish—and more mutilated bodies are found.

 

GASOLINA #15
WRITER: SEAN MACKIEWICZ
ARTIST / COVER: NIKO WALTER & MAT LOPES
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
War explodes across Veracruz, turning good cops into vigilantes—and turning husband against wife. Also, what exactly is going on in the good ol’ United States?

 

GIDEON FALLS #11
WRITER: JEFF LEMIRE
ARTIST: ANDREA SORRENTINO & DAVE STEWART
COVER A: ANDREA SORRENTINO
COVER B: MICO SUAYAN
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
END OF STORY ARC
“ORIGINAL SINS,” Conclusion
In this pulse-pounding conclusion to “Season Two” of the hottest supernatural horror story in comics, it’s a surreal nightmare as Father Fred and Norton finally come face-to-face.

 

GUNNING FOR HITS #2
WRITER: JEFF ROUGVIE
ARTIST / COVER: MORITAT
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Against his boss’s wishes, Martin jumps at a chance to make a comeback album with his favorite classic rock legend. But an unwelcome figure from his violent past is about to resurface… Introducing Melch and his amazing rat trap! Plus: don’t miss this issue’s background feature and Spotify playlist.

 

HARDCORE #3
WRITER: ANDY DIGGLE
ARTIST: ALESSANDRO VITTI & ADRIANO LUCAS
COVER: DAN PANOSIAN
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The Hardcore facility has fallen into the hands of terrorists, and Agent Drake is the only one who can take it back. Too bad he’s trapped in the body of an enemy of the state, his own government has turned against him… and a Russian nuke is missing.

 

ICE CREAM MAN #10
WRITER: W. MAXWELL PRINCE
ARTIST / COVER A: MARTÍN MORAZZO & CHRIS O’HALLORAN
COVER B: JUAN FERREYRA
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“HOPSCOTCH MÉLANGE,” Part Two
En este capítulo, no existen las fronteras. El mundo está lleno de amor, pero el amor es peligroso.
 

JOOK JOINT #4 (OF 5)
WRITER: TEE FRANKLIN
ARTIST / COVER: ALITHA E. MARTINEZ
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Mahalia makes a house call. Meanwhile, Heloise must deal with the consequences of her revenge-seeking.

 

KICK-ASS #12 
WRITER: STEVE NILES
ARTIST / COVERS A & B: MARCELO FRUSIN
COVER C: ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO
COVER D: JOHN ROMITA JR.
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
END OF STORY ARC
It’s time. This arc’s bloody climax sees Kick-Ass face off against Violencia—the monster who’s trained for months to destroy her. Patience takes a ferocious last stand against Santos and his gangs.

 

MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #15 (OF 15)
WRITER / ARTIST / COVERS A & B: MATT WAGNER
FEBRUARY 27 / 56 PAGES (+8-page gatefold) / FC / T+ / $7.99
SERIES FINALE
This is it: the grand finale that’s 35 years in the making!

 

MAN-EATERS #6
WRITER: CHELSEA CAIN
ARTIST: KATE NIEMCZYK
COVER: LIA MITERNIQUE
FEBRUARY 27 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
“INDELIBLE IN THE HIPPOCAMPUS”
Maude’s plan to disrupt the Patriarchy is temporarily thwarted. BUT EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY IN THE END. WE PROMISE.

 

MIDDLEWEST #4
WRITER: SKOTTIE YOUNG
ARTIST: JORGE CORONA
COVER: MIKE HUDDLESTON
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Abel and the fox have wandered into a small-town carnival where they should be able to find the healer they seek. While they search, Fox teaches Abel that survival sometimes means bending the rules a bit.

 

MONSTRESS #20
WRITER: MARJORIE LIU
ARTIST / COVER: SANA TAKEDA
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Five-time Eisner Award winner for 2018
As Kippa descends into the darkness, she confronts the most ancient of foes…

 

MURDER FALCON #5
WRITER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
ARTIST / COVER A: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON & MIKE SPICER
COVER B (“HEAVY METAL” VARIANT): LORENZO DE FELICI
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
Magnum Khaos has rocked the Earth, shaking Jake and Brooticus to their core—but don’t despair! A new band rises in Iceland, unleashing the blackest of metal to turn the tide.

 

OBLIVION SONG BY KIRKMAN & DE FELICI #12
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTIST: LORENZO DE FELICI & ANNALISA LEONI
COVER: LORENZO DE FELICI
FEBRUARY 13 / 36 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
END OF STORY ARC
In this extra-sized conclusion to our monumental second arc, Nathan has reached the end of the road—and there’s no turning back. You’ll never guess where we go from here!

 

OLIVER #2
WRITER: GARY WHITTA
ARTIST / COVER: DARICK ROBERTSON
FEBRUARY 27 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Oliver learns a devastating, life-changing truth about his origins—and puts his entire adoptive community in danger when he rebels against the oppressive regime that rules over it.

 

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #39
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTIST / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“INFILTRATION”
There is evil among us… and it’s too powerful for the walls to keep out.

 

OUTER DARKNESS #4
WRITER: JOHN LAYMAN
ARTIST / COVER: AFU CHAN
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
In this issue, we learn the sad tale of Chief Navigator Elox. What secret in his past might doom the crew of The Charon, and why does he hate everyone so much?

 

OUTPOST ZERO #7
WRITER: SEAN KELLEY McKEEVER
ARTIST / COVER: ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Before he died, Steven told Sam and Alea to “follow it down.” But he didn’t tell them what they would find at the bottom of the Outpost…

 

PRODIGY #3 (OF 6)
WRITER: MARK MILLAR
ARTIST / COVERS A & B: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
COVER C: JOHN CASSADAY
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Crane’s quest takes him across the Himalayas and into a sunken temple in the Indian Ocean, where he battles pirates and great white sharks to find clues about the missing scroll. But the evil lying in wait is getting stronger.

 

THE REALM # 11
WRITER: SETH M. PECK
ARTIST / COVER A: JEREMY HAUN & NICK FILARDI
COVER B: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE & NICK FILARDI
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
NEW STORY ARC
The Red Mother and her “children” search for Will, and an old friend returns.

 

REDLANDS #11
WRITER / ARTIST: JORDIE BELLAIRE & VANESA DEL REY
COVER: VANESA DEL REY
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Redbrandt conspires with an old friend of the witches to end their rule over Redlands. Meanwhile, Nancy must decide between living and letting go. 

 

ROSE #17
WRITER: MEREDITH FINCH
ARTIST / COVER A: IG GUARA
COVER B: JON LAM
COVER C: PETE KATZ
COVER D: JEFF SHULTZ
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
SERIES FINALE 
It all comes down to this! The future of Ttereve hangs in the balance. Don’t miss the epic final showdown between noble Guardian and evil queen.

 

SAVAGE DRAGON #243
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: ERIK LARSEN
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Amy Dragon’s first solo adventure—comes with our highest possible recommendation!

 

SELF / MADE #3
WRITER: MAT GROOM
ARTIST / COVER: EDUARDO FERIGATO & MARCELO COSTA
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“THE SPORT OF GHOST KINGS”
With the walls closing in on them, Amala and her creator must set aside their differences—because a vengeful Brycemere is coming for them, with a horde of cybernetic zombies at his back.

 

SPAWN #294
WRITER: TODD McFARLANE
ARTIST: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
COVER A: FRANCESCO MATTINA
COVER B (VIRGIN VARIANT): FRANCESCO MATTINA
COVER C (B&W COVER & INTERIORS): TODD McFARLANE & FRANCESCO MATTINA
FEBRUARY 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
THE CLOWN TRANSFORMS—into the all-new Clown/Violator!

 

SPAWN KILLS EVERYONE TOO #3 (OF 4)
WRITER / COVER A: TODD McFARLANE
COVER B (VIRGIN B&W VAR): TODD McFARLANE
ARTIST / COVER C: WILL ROBSON
FEBRUARY 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
IF YOU THOUGHT ISSUES ONE AND TWO HAD A LOT OF BLOOD AND GUTS… WAIT ‘TIL YOU SEE ISSUE THREE!!
MORE CUTENESS AND MORE KILLINGS… WHAT COULD BE BETTER!?

 

UNNATURAL #7 (OF 12)
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER A: MIRKA ANDOLFO
COVER B: STJEPAN ŠEJIC?
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Leslie is on the run again, and this time she’ll have to fight for her life. Get ready for betrayal, non-stop action, and an unexpected turn of events in an issue packed with jaw-dropping revelations and MIRKA ANDOLFO’s sexy art aplenty!

 

VINDICATION #2
WRITER: MD MARIE
ARTIST: CARLOS MIKO & DEMA JR.
COVER: LINDA ŠEJIC?
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
After Turn’s release, a murder occurs—and it’s almost identical to the one he was convicted of committing. To protect his job and his reputation, Detective Christopher will have to defy his captain and Internal Affairs in order to prove that Turn Washington is guilty. But was it luck that brought him to the evidence that ties Turn Washington to the new murder scene—or something else?

 

THE WALKING DEAD #188
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTIST: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO & CLIFF RATHBURN
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART
FEBRUARY 6 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99
“FALLING INTO PLACE”
It’s time to learn, once and for all—is Princess friend or foe?

 

THE WARNING #4
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: EDWARD LAROCHE
FEBRUARY 13 / 36 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“THE RED MACHINE”
What happened in the moments before the Invasion? And how will it affect the future of the planet?

 

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #42
WRITER: KIERON GILLEN
ARTIST / COVER A: JAMIE McKELVIE & MATT WILSON
COVER B: VANESA DEL REY
FEBRUARY 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“OKAY,” Part Three
I just read the synopsis for this issue and gaped. We’re actually going to do all this in an issue? That AND that AND that? Honestly, this last arc really is going for it.

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