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“Black Road,” “The Fix,” “Criminal” & More in Image Comics’ April 2016 Solicitations

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in April 2016. When you’re through checking out these solicitations for new Image releases, be sure to visit CBR’s Image Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans.

Image Comics Solicitations – Last Six Months


BLACK ROAD #1

STORY: BRIAN WOOD

ART: GARRY BROWN & DAVE McCAIG

COVER: GARRY BROWN

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Meet Magnus the Black, neither clean nor sober, neither Christian nor Pagan, but a man true to his word. When a ranking official under his care is brutally murdered, he’s prepared to hunt the killers to the frozen tip of Norway, religious war be damned.

Northlanders creator BRIAN WOOD returns to the Viking genre along with artist GARRY BROWN (The Massive, Catwoman) and DAVE McCAIG (Batman, American Vampire) in this all-new series.


THE FIX #1

STORY: NICK SPENCER

ART / COVER: STEVE LIEBER

APRIL 6 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

A story of the crooked cops, scheming mobsters, and corrupt politicians that run things–and the sex toy that can bring them all down. Oh, and the hero is a drug-sniffing beagle named Pretzels. Bad people do bad things to each other in this frenetic, outrageous, sometimes off-putting new caper! If you liked classic crime comics like CRIMINAL and 100 Bullets we apologize in advance for letting you down!


ALOHA, HAWAIIAN DICK #1

STORY: B. CLAY MOORE

ART: JACOB WYATT

COVER: SEAN DOVE

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

The critically-acclaimed tropical noir returns for a brand new series! While Byrd remains in 1954 Hawaii, we meet another Byrd back in the States, and his impending arrival on the scene is destined to change the landscape of HAWAIIAN DICK forever.


CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART: SEAN PHILLIPS & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

APRIL 13 / 64 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS return ten years later to the world of CRIMINAL for one of their darkest and strangest tales yet. Teeg and Tracy Lawless co-star in this one-shot, a twisted 70s noir about a father and son on the run. Also includes articles, illustrations, and behind-the-scenes extras.


CRIMINAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL DEADLY EDITION: MAGAZINE-SIZE VARIANT

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART: SEAN PHILLIPS & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

APRIL 13 / 64 PAGES / FC / M / $5.99

A perfect companion to the SAVAGE SWORD OF CRIMINAL magazine-size variant!


GRIZZLY SHARK #1

STORY: RYAN OTTLEY

ART: RYAN OTTLEY & IVAN PLASCENCIA

COVER: RYAN OTTLEY & KELSEY SHANNON

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The sold out, cult hit black-and-white issue is back, now in full color! Followed by all-new issues that continue the bloody adventures of the world’s most feared animal, the Grizzly Shark!


CHEW: DEMON CHICKEN POYO #1

STORY: JOHN LAYMAN

ART / COVER A: ROB GUILLORY
COVER B: SKETCH VARIANT

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The final episode of the groundbreaking and historic Poyo trilogy: DEMON CHICKEN POYO. Hell wants him. Heaven won’t take him. Earth needs him. That was also the tagline for that godawful Constantine movie. But Poyo is so badass, he stole it from Keanu Reeves!


INVINCIBLE #127

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CORY WALKER

COVER: RYAN OTTLEY

APRIL 20 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

NEW STORY ARC

Mark has returned from the past… to a very different future. Now he has to pick up the pieces of his life and try to put them back together. INVINCIBLE co-creator CORY WALKER returns to the book to set the stage for the next chapter of Invincible’s life!


THINK TANK: CREATIVE DESTRUCTION #1

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVERS A, B, & C (incentive): RAHSAN EKEDAL

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NOW AN ONGOING SERIES!

An unknown enemy destroys the technological infrastructure of the United States. Panic and conspiracy theories spread as David Loren and his misfit science team continue work on the TALOS project, trying to make “Iron Man” suits a reality in California.


THE DARKNESS: HOPE (ONE-SHOT)

STORY: CHARLIE HARMON

ART: D.P. DWYER

COVER: LINDA SEJIC

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

TALENT-HUNT WINNING CREATIVE TEAM!

In the future, Hope Estacado is a crusading science reporter and her father Jackie, the “World’s Greatest Hero,” has retired to the suburbs to live out his golden years in quiet contemplation. Hope’s about to make a discovery that will shake her to her core–a discovery that will have dark ramifications for the entire human race–and Jackie might be the only one who can help.



DRIFTER #10

STORY: IVAN BRANDON

ART / COVER A: NIC KLEIN

COVER B: GORAN PARLOV

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

NEW STORY ARC

Abram Pollux returns to Ghost Town, determined to even the score. But the rules have changed. New alliances are drawn, old friends become new foes, and each step closer to the truth brings Pollux that much closer to hell.



EAST OF WEST #25

STORY / COVER B: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER A: NICK DRAGOTTA

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

The smashing conclusion of EAST OF WEST: YEAR TWO begins here. Witness the eventful last gathering of the Chosen before the Apocalypse begins. No one gets out alive!


LAZARUS SOURCEBOOK #1

STORY: GREG RUCKA, ERIC TRAUTMANN, DAVID BROTHERS, ROBERT MACKENZIE, & DAVE WALKER

ART: MICHAEL LARK & OWEN FREEMAN

COVER: ERIC TRAUTMANN & OWEN FREEMAN

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“CARLYLE”

Following the revelations of “Poison” and leading into the bloody events of “Cull” with LAZARUS #22 in May, a new look at the world of LAZARUS: What’s it like to live life under the Carlyle regime? This is where you find out!


RAT QUEENS #16

STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE

ART / COVER: TESS FOWLER & TAMRA BONVILLAIN

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC

“WHEN BEARDS COLLIDE.” Part One

The Rat Queens return to Palisade to find that the world has moved on without them. The tavern is infested with would be heroes, drinking all the ale and getting in all the fights. What’s a warrior girl to do?


SPAWN #263

STORY: TODD McFARLANE & ERIK LARSEN

ART: ERIK LARSEN & TODD McFARLANE

COVER: ERIK LARSEN

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

NEW STORY ARC

Demons… GONE. Angels… DEAD. Our Hellspawn… Now HUMAN with NEW powers!

SWITCH #6

STORY / ART / COVER A: STJEPAN SEJIC

COVER B: LINDA SEJIC

COVER C: STJEPAN SEJIC (incentive)

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Someone released the angelus caste. Now Mary has to make a hard choice; an immense dark power is within her reach, and all she has to do is take her hand…


TOKYO GHOST #6

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER A: SEAN MURPHY & MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

COVER B: MATTEO SCALERA

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC

Flak world’s new CCO, Davey Trauma, is making some changes to The Isles of Los Angeles more to his suiting. How could it get any worse? You’ll see. Constable Led Dent returns to his brutal beat, but he’s haunted by a ghost from Tokyo.


THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #18

STORY: KIERON GILLEN

ART / COVERS A & B: JAMIE McKELVIE & MATT WILSON

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

NEW STORY ARC

An ideal jumping-on point. Persephone, live. The question is, will it be for more than one night? Don’t call it a comeback, as JAMIE McKELVIE and MATT WILSON return to THE WICKED + THE DIVINE for the most rock-and-roll everything-explodes arc of the hit series.


ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE #11 (OF 11)

STORY: LARRY YOUNG

ART / COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / BW / T / $2.99

This one goes to eleven.

THE AUTUMNLANDS #12

STORY: KURT BUSIEK

ART / COVER: BENJAMIN DEWEY & JORDIE BELLAIRE

APRIL 20 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Things on top of the mountain get explosive.


BITCH PLANET #9

STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK

ART / COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO

APRIL 6 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Meet Eleanor Doane: President Bitch.


CIRCUIT-BREAKER #2 (OF 5)

STORY: KEVIN McCARTHY

ART / COVER: KYLE BAKER

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

Introducing the sensational character-find of 20XX… Kuchi-kun! As retaliation against escalating anti-robot rage and rhetoric, a radicalized Sanrio-esque mascot massacres a primary school. Can our hero, Chiren, break the circuit of violence in time for her baseball game?


CITIZEN JACK #6

STORY: SAM HUMPHRIES

ART: TOMMY PATTERSON

COVER A: TOMMY PATTERSON & DYLAN TODD

COVER B: RYAN STEGMAN

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The day after the election. Did America vote for Jack?



CRY HAVOC #4

STORY: SIMON SPURRIER

ART: RYAN KELLY

COVER A: RYAN KELLY & EMMA PRICE

COVER B: DECLAN SHALVEY & JORDIE BELLAIRE

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Mything in action.


DARK CORRIDOR #7

STORY / ART / COVER: RICH TOMMASO

APRIL 6 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Tune in for the next installment of The Red Circle, as things head into all-out war.



DEADLY CLASS #21

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVERS A & B: WES CRAIG & JORDAN BOYD

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC

“DIE FOR ME,” Conclusion

The Freshman Finals end, along with the life of another of our crew. 



THE DISCIPLINE #2
STORY: PETER MILLIGAN

ART / COVER: LEANDRO FERNANDEZ

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99 
Melissa gets drawn deeper into a strange hidden world and realizes that her affair with Orlando isn’t just about sex. She discovers more about the Discipline, their weird enemy known as the Stalkers-and her own frightening potential.


DREAM POLICE #10

STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

ART / COVER: SID KOTIAN & JUAN FERNANDEZ

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

Is Joe Thursday who he believes himself to be? Can Dream Police die? And if they do, what happens afterward? Hang tight because the events of this issue are going to permanently turn the life of Joe Thursday and the Dreamscape itself upside-down.


ELEPHANTMEN #71

STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS

ART: CARLOS PEDRO & AXEL MEDELLIN

COVER: DAN PANOSIAN

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“WHITE ELEPHANT,” Conclusion


EMPTY ZONE #7

STORY: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER & DARRAGH SAVAGE

ART: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER & LUIS NCT

COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

APRIL 13 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Dead cops, monster hunters, foolish lovers, and haunted corpses: Hank and Corinne arrive in Berlin and encounter the bloody secret lurking beneath the city’s streets.


FOUR EYES: HEARTS OF FIRE #4 (OF 4)
STORY: JOE KELLY

ART / COVER: MAX FIUMARA

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

MINISERIES CONCLUSION

There’s only one way for Enrico to guide Four Eyes through his first dragon battle… but is it worth the cost?


FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS #6

STORY: MARIAN CHURCHLAND & CLAIRE GIBSON

ART: SLOANE LEONG

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

An ancient witch and a powerful lord clash in open confrontation, ending their old feud and wrapping up the first volume of this series.



HUCK #6 (OF 6)

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVERS A & B: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

MINISERIES CONCLUSION

Huck and Orlov’s final showdown!


INJECTION #9

STORY: WARREN ELLIS

ART / COVERS A & B: DECLAN SHALVEY & JORDIE BELLAIRE

APRIL 20 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Simeon and Brigid are trying not to get killed in New York with Vivek, Maria is pulling her hair out, and Robin is changing his mind. The last time he did that, the Injection was born.



JUPITER’S CIRCLE VOLUME 2 #6 (of 6)

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER C: WILFREDO TORRES

COVER A: BILL SIENKIEWICZ

COVER B: FRANK QUITELY

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

MINISERIES CONCLUSION

The team’s adventures lead them down unexpected paths.


LIMBO #6 (OF 6)

STORY: DAN WATTERS

ART / COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

MINISERIES CONCLUSION

The case of the Thumb draws to a violent close. Secrets are dragged from the static, and our detective finds out what kind of man he really is…


MIRROR #3

STORY: EMMA RÍOS

ART / COVER: HWEI LIM

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

As old heroes falter, a humble minotaur seeks a path to escape the labyrinth.


MONSTRESS #5

STORY: MARJORIE LIU

ART / COVER: SANA TAKEDA

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Maika struggles with the monster inside.


NO MERCY #9

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI

ART: CARLA SPEED McNEIL & JENN MANLEY LEE

COVER: CARLA SPEED McNEIL

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Flashback issue: Charlene’s parents make inadvisable schooling decisions.


NOWHERE MEN #10

STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON

ART: DAVE TAYLOR, JORDIE BELLAIRE, & EMI LENOX

COVER: DAVE TAYLOR & FONOGRAFIKS

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Monica Strange has a plan.


OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #18

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

END OF STORY ARC

Kyle’s actions have been tolerated up to this point, but that time is over. The forces of evil are all around him and they are closing in. Kyle will soon learn that there is no escape.


PENCIL HEAD #4 (OF 5)

STORY / ART / COVER: TED McKEEVER

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99

Poodwaddle’s previous Editor-in-Chief, who was tyrannical at best, has now been replaced by an all-controlling masochistic monster, hellbent on crushing anyone who opposes his hierarchy.


POSTAL #12

STORY: BRYAN HILL

ART / COVER B: ISAAC GOODHART

COVER A: LINDA SEJIC

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

In order to protect his mother and Eden, Mark embraces his darkest nature, risking his conscience, his soul, and his life to stop Eden from slipping into chaos.


POWER LINES #2 (OF 6)

STORY / ART / COVER: JIMMIE ROBINSON

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“DENIAL”

A local youth and a middle-aged woman struggle with their newly discovered superpowers. Meanwhile, the media invades their privacy, their families don’t understand, and worse yet–the two superheroes don’t even like each other. All that changes when a mysterious man claims to have the answers.


PROPHET: EARTH WAR #4 (OF 4)

STORY: BRANDON GRAHAM & SIMON ROY

ART: GRIM WILKINS & GIANNIS MILONOGIANNIS

COVER: SANDRA LANZ

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The war for the tower into space.


REVIVAL #39

STORY: TIM SEELEY

ART: MIKE NORTON

COVER: JENNY FRISON

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Em and Dana come face to face with the Amish samurai who has been hunting them, and the Revivers start getting… hungry.


ROCHE LIMIT: MONADIC #2 (OF 4)

STORY: MICHAEL MORECI

ART / COVER: KYLE CHARLES

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Sasha goes on a bold adventure; Alex reveals a terrifying threat.


SAGA #36

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Freedom…?


SAINTS #7

STORY: SEAN LEWIS

ART / COVER: BENJAMIN MACKEY

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The cult hit continues on its Holy Way as the Saints and Prophets continue to battle amongst the rise of the Children’s Crusade! Who will survive? Which side will save the World from certain demise?


SAVAGE DRAGON #214

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The Tantrum entity finds a new host and Officer Dragon is in for the fight of his life.


SEX #27

STORY: JOE CASEY

ART: PIOTR KOWALSKI

COVER: PIOTR KOWALSKI & SONIA HARRIS

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

What’s good for the goose…


SHUTTER #20

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI

APRIL 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“ALL ROADS,” Part Three

Kate confronts the final three siblings she never knew… and they’re not happy to see her.


SNOWFALL #3

STORY: JOE HARRIS

ART / COVER: MARTÍN MORAZZO

APRIL 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Cooperative forces have come to retrieve the Formulary stolen by the White Wizard long ago, but Project Snowfall is a secret they’ll wish they’d left buried.


STARVE #8

STORY: BRIAN WOOD

ART / COVER: DANIJEL ŽEŽELJ & DAVE STEWART

APRIL 13 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Chef Gavin Cruikshank learns when to let go, when to hold on for dear life, and when to smash up a lawyer’s office with a baseball bat.


STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #14

STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99

Spanish Scott must make a fateful decision on who he wants to kill more.


THE VIOLENT #4

STORY: ED BRISSON

ART / COVER: ADAM GORHAM

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“BLOOD LIKE TAR,” Part Four

Mason attempts to cover up his past crimes by committing a far more heinous crime.


THE VIOLENT #5

STORY: ED BRISSON

ART / COVER: ADAM GORHAM

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“BLOOD LIKE TAR,” Conclusion

Mason’s quest to save his family has left a trail of death. Will his plan work or will it leave his family forever destroyed?


THE WALKING DEAD #153

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

APRIL 6 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99

Heavy hangs the head.


WOLF #8

STORY: ALES KOT

ART: RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ & LEE LOUGHRIDGE

COVER: RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ & TOM MULLER

APRIL 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“APOCALYPSE SOON,” Part Four

Five years later, they meet again.


THE WALKING DEAD COLORING BOOK (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD & STEFANO GAUDIANO

MAY 4 / 96 PAGES / BW / M / $15.99

This oversized adult coloring book features art from throughout the long-running series. Sure, THE WALKING DEAD has never had color, but don’t let that stop you from coloring in all your favorite survivors and zombies! Just make sure to stock up on plenty of red…



SPAWN COLORING BOOK (ADVANCE SOLICIT)
ART: TODD McFARLANE

APRIL 13 / 96 PAGES / BW / T / $12.99

Coloring books are not just for the little ones anymore! From fan favorite, TODD McFARLANE, comes the FIRST EVER SPAWN coloring book. Todd is known for his hyper detailed line work and now YOU are in the position of comic book colorist, designing a color scheme for some of SPAWN’s most memorable pages. This book is for SPAWN AND comic book fans alike. Be part of the SPAWN legacy!



CAMP MIDNIGHT OGN
STORY: STEVEN T. SEAGLE
ART / COVER: JASON ADAM KATZENSTEIN
APRIL 27 / 248 PAGES / FC / E / $16.99
Ben 10 and Big Hero 6 creator STEVEN T. SEAGLE returns to comics with New Yorker cartoonist JASON ADAM KATZENSTEIN for a new graphic novel! Reluctant Skye is accidentally sent to the wrong summer camp. Not wanting to please her “step monster,” Skye is dead-set on not fitting in. That won’t be a problem, as everyone at Camp Midnight–with the exception of fellow camper and fast-friend Mia–is a full-fledged monster! The perfect book for fans of RAINA TELGEMEIER’s Smile, but wish it had more bowls of gooey eyeballs.


THE COVENANT, VOL. 1: SIEGE TP

STORY / COVER: ROB LIEFELD

ART: MATT HORAK

APRIL 6 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

The legendary Ark of the Covenant has laid waste to entire armies. Now, it has been raided and stolen, ripped from the field of battle by the terrible Philistine forces. THE COVENANT tells the story of Samuel, the last Judge of Israel, and his fight to retrieve the Ark of the Covenant from the clutches of the Philistine nation.

Collects THE COVENANT #1-5


THE GODDAMNED, VOL. 1 TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)
STORY: JASON AARON

ART / COVER: R.M. GUÉRA 
MAY 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99
”And the earth was filled with violence.” (Genesis 6:11). It’s 1,655 years after Eden, and life on earth has already gone to hell. The world of man is a place of wanton cruelty and wickedness. Prehistoric monsters and stone-age marauders roam the land. Murder and destruction are the rule of the day. This is life before the Flood. The story of man on the verge of his first apocalypse. Welcome to the world of the Goddamned.

Collects THE GODDAMNED #1-5


RINGSIDE, VOL. 1: KAYFABE TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: NICK BARBER & SIMON GOUGH

JUNE 15 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99!

Explore the crossroads of art, industry, and identity from the view of the wrestlers themselves, the creatives they work with, the suits in charge, and the fans cheering them all on. That’s just the beginning. The real violence is outside the ring.

Collects RINGSIDE #1-5


SYMMETRY, VOL. 1 TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVER: RAFFAELE IENCO

MAY 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99

Utopia is here. Hunger, sickness, work… all relics of a long forgotten past. All individuality, creativity, and negative emotions have been genetically bred out and medically suppressed. The population is limited to segregated areas, but when a natural disaster disrupts the status quo and Michael and Maricela from two different worlds meet and fall in love, their relationship sparks a revolution. Will their love cause the salvation or destruction of mankind?

Collects SYMMETRY #1-4


VELOCITY TP

STORY: RON MARZ

ART / COVER: KENNETH ROCAFORT

APRIL 27 / 160 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99

Carin Taylor is the fastest woman in the world. At least, she’d better be if she wants to save her own life and the lives of her Cyberforce teammates. When a former Cyberdata scientist — and test subject — seeks revenge against the members of Cyberforce, only Velocity can save her friends before the clock runs out.

Collects PILOT SEASON: VELOCITY #1 and VELOCITY #1-4


WE STAND ON GUARD DELUXE HC (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART / COVER: STEVE SKROCE
MAY 4 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $24.99
Set one hundred years in our future, WE STAND ON GUARD follows a heroic band of Canadian civilians turned freedom fighters who must defend their homeland from invasion by a technologically superior opponent… the United States of America.

Collects WE STAND ON GUARD #1-6


THE WICKED + THE DIVINE BOOK ONE HC (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: KIERON GILLEN
ART / COVER: JAMIE McKELVIE
APRIL 6 / 400 PAGES / FC / T / $39.99
KIERON GILLEN, JAMIE McKELVIE, and MATTHEW WILSON return with an Eisner Award-nominated modern fantasy where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. Revel in the opulence of this oversized hardback! Revel in it! 
Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1-11


AIRBOY DELUXE HC

STORY: JAMES ROBINSON

ART: GREG HINKLE
APRIL 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $24.99 
When acclaimed comics author JAMES ROBINSON (Starman, Fantastic Four) is hired to write a reboot of the 1940s action hero Airboy, he’s reluctant to do another Golden Age reboot. But it’s nothing that a drink can’t fix. Then, after a night of debauchery with artist GREG HINKLE, Airboy himself appears and suddenly no one in this story has their life go according to plan.

Read the whole unexpected miniseries, as well as bonus material and conceptual art from Greg and James.

Collects AIRBOY #1-4


BLACK SCIENCE, VOL. 4 TP

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA
MAY 11 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Following the catastrophic final jump of the Pillar, the last Dimensionaut is stranded in the furthest reaches of space, adrift on the wreckage of his former self. Before he can reclaim his mantle as protector of the Eververse, he must first overcome the demons that lurk within his own soul.

Collects BLACK SCIENCE #17-21


BIRTHRIGHT, VOL. 3 TP
STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS

APRIL 27 / 112 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99

As Mikey and Brennan’s quest to hunt Terrenos’s worst war criminals intensifies, their parents make deals with new and dangerous allies to protect their sons, but a mysterious foe debuts, threatening to destroy the Rhodes family forever.

Collects BIRTHRIGHT #6-10


CHEW, VOL. 11: THE LAST SUPPERS (ADVANCE SOLICIT)
STORY: JOHN LAYMAN
ART / COVER: ROB GUILLORY
MAY 11 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
Tony Chu is close to finding answers about the bird flu that killed millions. The only thing standing in his way is Mason Savoy, fellow cibopath, ex-mentor, and unrepentant murderer!

Presenting the second-to-last storyline of the New York Times Bestselling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award-winner series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants.

Collects CHEW #51-55 & crossover CHEW/REVIVAL


DESCENDER, VOL. 2 TP
STORY: JEFF LEMIRE

ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN

APRIL 13 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Young robot boy TIM-21 and his companions struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. DESCENDER is a rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey, pitting humanity against machine and world against world to create a sprawling epic.

Collects DESCENDER #7-11


EGOs, VOL. 2: CRUNCHED TP

STORY: STUART MOORE

ART / COVER: GUS STORMS

APRIL 6 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99

The chaotic super-team of the future must unravel a galactic mystery on two fronts: the lawless planet Tortuga and the stuffy halls of EarthGov.

Collects EGOs #5-9 & #4.5


INVISIBLE REPUBLIC, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: GABRIEL HARDMAN & CORINNA BECHKO

ART: GABRIEL HARDMAN & JORDAN BOYD

COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN

APRIL 6 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

The critically-acclaimed poli-sci-fi thriller INVISIBLE REPUBLIC continues! Arthur McBride’s consolidation of power comes at a terrible price, but is his cousin Maia willing to pay it?

Collects INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #6-10


LAZARUS: THE SECOND COLLECTION (ADVANCE SOLICIT)
STORY: GREG RUCKA

ART / COVER: MICHAEL LARK
MAY 18 / 320 PAGES / FC / M / $39.99
Sixteen Families have gathered together in the exclusive luxury confines of Triton One to resolve the emerging conflict between Carlyle and Hock, and they’ve brought their Lazari with them. Deception and war go hand in hand, culminating in a final revelation that will truly change everything for Forever Carlyle.

Collects LAZARUS #10-21


LIMBO TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)
STORY: DAN WATTERS
ART / COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD
MAY 11 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
A detective with no memory, no identity, and no manners. A femme fatale seeking escape from a powerful crime lord. A voodoo queen with a penchant for mixtapes and hi-tops. A goat-eating TV… A surreal neon-noir fusing hardboiled pulp with an 80’s VHS visual aesthetic, dripping with neon and static.

Collects LIMBO #1-6


MINIMUM WAGE, VOL. 2: SO MANY BAD DECISIONS TP — ADVANCE SOLICIT

STORY / ART / COVER: BOB FINGERMAN

MAY 4 / 152 PAGES / BW / M / $14.99

Post-divorce Rob continues struggles both romantic and careerist, divvying up time between dating an Ayn Rand-worshiping, Goth wannabe standup comedian, depicting curiously sagacious mutant crustaceans, and landing in the not-so-healthy but all-too-familiar embrace of his ex. Can so many bad decisions lead to enlightenment?

Featured in New York Magazine’s Approval Matrix and Entertainment Weekly’s Must List!

Collects MINIMUM WAGE: SO MANY BAD DECISIONS #1-6


ODDLY NORMAL, VOL. 3 TP

STORY / ART / COVER: OTIS FRAMPTON

APRIL 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / E / $9.99

Oddly Normal’s adventure in Fignation continues!

Collects ODDLY NORMAL #11-15


POSTAL, VOL. 3 TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: BRYAN HILL

ART/COVER: ISAAC GOODHART

MAY 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Mark Shiffron can protect his innocence or he can protect the small town he’s always known. He won’t have much time because a new FBI agent has come to Wyoming, intent on understanding Eden’s secrets, starting with Mark’s fugitive father: Issac Shiffron.

Collects POSTAL #9-12


PRETTY DEADLY, VOL. 2: THE BEAR TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK

ART / COVER: EMMA RÍOS

MAY 25 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99 
DeCONNICK (Captain Marvel, BITCH PLANET) and RÍOS (ISLAND, MIRROR) present the follow up to the Eisner-nominated, New York Times bestselling PRETTY DEADLY, VOL. 1: THE SHRIKE. Sarah Fields is dying and her children strike a bargain with the Immortals: give them one month, until the moon is full again, to find her son. The boy is far away, in the trenches of France, stalked by the Reapers of Vengeance and Cruelty.

Collects PRETTY DEADLY #6-10



SAVAGE DRAGON ARCHIVES #6

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

APRIL 13 / 544 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99

Collected for the very first time!

Savage Dragon rejoins the Chicago police force and his life will never be the same!

Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #126-150


SAVIOR: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TP

STORY: TODD McFARLANE & BRIAN HOLGUIN

ART / COVER: CLAYTON CRAIN

APRIL 6 / 192 PAGES / FC / T / $14.99

From TODD McFARLANE (SPAWN) comes the complete collection of his newest original series. Co-written by BRIAN HOLGUIN with beautiful digitally painted pages by CLAYTON CRAIN(Carnage, X-Force), this eight issue series has quickly become a fan favorite.

Collects SAVIOR #1-8


SOUTHERN BASTARDS, VOL. 3: HOMECOMING TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: JASON AARON & JASON LATOUR

ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR & CHRIS BRUNNER

MAY 25 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

The Craw County Runnin’ Rebs are gearing up for the most important — and bloody — game of the year. Everyone in town has a stake in it. Six stories. Six bastards. One southern-fried crime series.

Collects SOUTHERN BASTARDS #9-14


TECH JACKET, VOL. 4: ALL FALLS DOWN TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: KHARY RANDOLPH & EMILIO LOPEZ

MAY 25 / 136 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

In order for the entire galaxy to survive, Tech Jacket must join forces with his greatest enemies, which–face it–is no fun to do; neither is the destruction of everyone and everything he holds dear, so…

Collects TECH JACKET #7-12


WAYWARD, VOL. 3: OUT FROM THE SHADOWS TP (ADVANCE SOLICIT)

STORY: JIM ZUB
ART / COVER: STEVEN CUMMINGS & TAMRA BONVILLAIN
MAY 4 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

The new gods of Japan have arrived and a clash with the myths of old will change the country forever. JIM ZUB (Conan Red Sonja, Samurai Jack) and STEVEN CUMMINGS (Dead Shot, Legends of the Dark Knight) combine the camaraderie and emotion of shows like Buffy with Japan’s engaging culture and mythic monsters.

Collects WAYWARD #11-15