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EXCLUSIVE: Image Comics Solicitations For December, 2012

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in December, 2012. 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

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MARA #1 (of 6)

story BRIAN WOOD 

art / cover MING DOYLE & JORDIE BELLAIRE

DECEMBER 26

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

Acclaimed creator BRIAN WOOD  (The Massive, DMZ, Demo, Northlanders) and brilliant newcomer MING DOYLE (The Loneliest Astronaut, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) bring you MARA, the story of an especially gifted woman in a sports-and war-obsessed future.  Young Mara Prince is at the top of the world, a global celebrity in a culture that prizes physical achievement above all else.  After she manifests supernatural abilities on live TV, she becomes famous all over again but for the worst reasons.  Integrating themes of superpowers, celebrity worship, corporate power, feminism, and political brinksmanship, MARA takes a classic genre to new places.


HIP FLASK: OURBOROUS

story RICHARD STARKINGS

art / cover LADRÖNN

DECEMBER 26

48 PAGES / FC / M

$5.99

LADRÖNN Eisner award winner for his work on HIP FLASK: MYSTERY CITY returns for the penultimate issue in the series. Sahara is dead, but both Hip Flask and Obadiah Horn are determined to save her!


BLACKACRE #1 

story DUFFY BOUDREAU 

art WENDELL CAVALCANTI 

cover MICHAEL AVON OEMING

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

100 YEARS AFTER THE FALL… A NEW GREAT GAME BEGINS.

A retired soldier on a secret mission… sent out from the walled city and the only life he’s ever known into the violent wilderness of the world after the fall! Tribal cults, roaming bands of barbarians, vicious warlords! A startling new take on the post-apocalypse and the most auspicious comics debut of the year!


CHANGE #1 (of 4)

story ALES KOT

art / cover MORGAN JESKE

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

A foul-mouthed struggling screenwriter who moonlights as a car thief. An obscenely wealthy rapper completely disconnected from the real world. A dying cosmonaut on his way back to Earth.

Los Angeles is being toyed with by destructive forces that repeatedly find the city through time and swallow it whole, and those three are the only people able to save it – if they survive the fanatics who live in the hills, National Security Agency agents, and the horrors that lurk in the Pacific Ocean. 


I LOVE TROUBLE #1

story KEL SYMONS

art / cover MARK A. ROBINSON

DECEMBER 5

24 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

“DISAPPEARING ACT”

Felicia Castillo, a New Orleans grifter, is on the run from mobsters in our premiere issue, when she discovers she possesses an unusual superpower in the middle of a plane crash. 


THE LEGEND OF LUTHER STRODE #1 (of 6)

story JUSTIN JORDAN

art / cover TRADD MOORE

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

Luther Strode lives.

Five years after losing everything, Luther has become more than a nightmare for the evil men in his city… he has become a legend. But somebody is hunting the bogeyman, and he has dangerous allies that Luther will never expect. Luther Strode lives; but for how long?

The sequel to 2011’s breakout hit begins here!


ARTIFACTS #25

story RON MARZ

art STJEPAN SEJIC

cover MARC SILVESTRI

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.99

Thirteen Artifacts destroyed the Universe. Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado remade the Universe. Rapture bearer and defrocked priest Tom Judge has recruited Witchblade bearer Sara Pezzini to muscle Jackie into setting everything back to how it was. Will their triumph return the natural order of things, or will it make matters much, much worse?


HAPPY! #4 (of 4)

story GRANT MORRISON

art / cover  DARICK ROBERTSON

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

Christmas is here and the bad men are about to open their presents! It’s showdown time but can Nick Sax save the day without Happy to help him – or will he screw this up like everything else? You must not miss the blood-drenched conclusion of our heartwarming Yuletide classic!


MORNING GLORIES #25

story NICK SPENCER 

art JOE EISMA
cover RODIN ESQUEJO

DECEMBER 19 

48 PAGES / FC / M

$3.99

DOUBLE-SIZED 25th ISSUE – and the Season One Finale! Featuring three interconnected covers by rising superstar RODIN ESQUEJO! 

“8:13”


FATALE #11

story ED BRUBAKER

art SEAN PHILLIPS & DAVE STEWART

cover SEAN PHILLIPS

DECEMBER 19

32 PGS / FC / M

$3.50

The first of four standalone FATALE FLASHBACK issues, and a perfect place for new readers to jump on board. Welcome to 1930s California, a hard place to be for a girl on the run.  Witness Josephine’s early days with the Femme Fatale curse, and see some of her elusive secrets revealed.

And remember each issue of FATALE contains extra content, articles and artwork that are not available anywhere but the printed single issues.


FATALE, VOL. 2: THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS TP

story ED BRUBAKER

art / cover SEAN PHILLIPS & DAVE STEWART

DECEMBER 19

136 PAGES / FC / M

$14.99

The second arc of Image’s new hit collected just in time for new readers to jump on board with issue 11! 

In 1970s Los Angeles, Josephine can’t hide from the forces of Hollywood, Satanic Cults and creepy 16mm films collected by wealthy deviants.  And when a struggling actor and his wounded friend cross her path, all hell will break loose, leaving ripples that echo all the way to modern time, where Nicolas Lash falls deeper into Josephine’s spell.

ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS’ best-selling series just gets hotter!

Collects FATALE 6 – 10


KRISHNA: A JOURNEY WITHIN OGN

story / art /cover ABHISHEK SINGH

DECEMBER 5

300 PAGES / FC OVERSIZED / E

$29.99

A searing, human portrayal of Krishna, the god of all gods awaits you in A JOURNEY WITHIN.  Journey along through his pastimes that have swayed the ages. The final confrontation between the fire of man’s consuming greed to conquer all, and the supreme power of the Divine Spirit.


BODY BAGS, VOL. 2 TP

story JASON PEARSON

art / cover JASON PEARSON

DECEMBER 12

112 PAGES / FC / M

$12.99

Jason Pearson’s controversial action series is back in this brand new trade! BODY BAGS, VOL. 2 collects stories from the sold out 3 THE HARD WAY and ONE SHOT specials, now under the same cover for the first time. Join Clownface and panda, as the original father/daughter duo kick ass across Terminus, GA! Featuring a cover gallery and never-before-seen extras, fans of this amazingly illustrated, hard-hitting series are sure to be pleased.

Collects BODY BAGS: 3 THE HARD WAY and ONE SHOT


BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER HC

story JOE CASEY

art MIKE HUDDLESTON

DECEMBER 5

250 PAGES / FC / M

$24.99

THE SUPERHEROIC PERVERSION OF THE DECADE – NOW IN AN OVERSIZED HARDCOVER EDITION!

At one time, Butcher Baker was the preeminent, All-American superhero. Now he’s… getting laid. A lot. But one last mission could signal his return to glory, and now he’s back on the blacktop! It’s a balls-out, pimp-slappin’, surreal super-epic from the twisted minds of JOE CASEY and MIKE HUDDLESTON! LOADED WITH ALL-NEW BACKMATTER MATERIAL!

Collects BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER 1-8


CHEW, VOL. 6: SPACE CAKES TP

story JOHN LAYMAN

art / cover ROB GUILLORY

DECEMBER 5

156 PAGES / FC / M

$14.99

Presenting a new storyline of the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award-winner series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants!

While Tony Chu – the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from what he eats – clings to life in a hospital ICU, his twin sister Toni steps up to take center stage. Toni is cibovoyant, able to see the future of anything she eats, and, lately, she’s seeing some pretty terrible things.

Collects CHEW 26-30, plus extras, as well as the blockbuster spin-off one-shot that stole America’s heart, CHEW: SECRET AGENT POYO.


CYBER FORCE ORIGINS, VOL. 2 TP

story MARC SILVESTRI & ERIC SILVESTRI

art MARC SILVESTRI, TODD MCFARLANE & JOE BENITEZ

cover MARC SILVESTRI

DECEMBER 5

280 PAGES / FC / T+

$19.99

ORIGINS CONTINUED!

To coincide with the groundbreaking return of CYBER FORCE, Top Cow proudly continues the original stories that launched the series! Collecting the very first stories of the original ongoing CYBER FORCE series, this trade includes the “Killer Instinct” and “Assault With a Deadly Woman” storylines and more! Revisit the adventures of Velocity, Ripclaw, Heatwave, Cyblade, Impact and Ballistic, many of which have never been reprinted prior to this collection! This collection includes a complete cover gallery, character designs, commentary and more!

Collects CYBER FORCE , VOL. 2 1-8, CYBER FORCE ORIGINS 1 and more! 


HACK/SLASH, VOL. 11: MARRY F*CK KILL TP

story TIM SEELEY

art DANIEL LEISTER & EMILIO LAISO

cover  TIM SEELEY

DECEMBER 19

160 PAGES / FC / T+

$16.99

This volume collects two of HACK/SLASH’s most controversial storylines, as Cassie and Vlad go face to face with the Bomb Queen in “Interdimensional Women’s Prison Breakout,” and then must prevent Samhain from going to the dark side in the midst of a giant monster invasion in “Monster Baiting.” Sex, blood, and one giant snake gorilla, in the finest HACK/SLASH tradition!

Collects HACK/SLASH, VOL. 2 9-15 


HOAX HUNTERS, VOL. 1: MURDER, DEATH & THE DEVIL TP

story MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY

art JM RINGUET, AXEL MEDELLIN & EMILIO LAISO

cover STEVE SEELEY

DECEMBER 5

160 PAGES / FC / T+

$14.99

In this first collection of the critically acclaimed series, the Hoax Hunters travel to Russia, the Louisiana Bayou, and 1984 New Jersey to seek out the truth behind supernatural events – and cover them up! The Hoax Hunters demonstrate the truth isn’t out there. Includes the much sought after issue 0.

Collects HOAX HUNTERS 0-5


THE PERHAPANAUTS, VOL. 2: TREASURE OBSCURA TP

story TODD DEZAGO

art CRAIG ROUSSEAU & VARIOUS

cover CRAIG ROUSSEAU

DECEMBER 12

128 PAGES / FC / E

$9.99

Buried treasure from THE PERHAPANAUTS vaults! Includes THE PERHAPANAUTS 5.5, THE PERHAPANAUTS 6, THE PERHAPANAUTS HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR 1, and THE PERHAPANAUTS: MOLLY’S STORY 1. Plus; never-before-published stories from the online “Tales from the Perhaps”! and other extras!


REVIVAL, VOL. 1: YOU’RE AMONG FRIENDS TP

story TIM SEELEY

art / cover  MIKE NORTON & MARK ENGLERT

DECEMBER 12

128 PAGES / FC / T+

$12.99

For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect. The sell-out hit series created by NYT Bestselling author TIM SEELEY and Eisner winning artist MIKE NORTON is collected with bonus material!

Collects REVIVAL 1-5 and the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY short story

 

THINK TANK TP

story MATT HAWKINS

art RAHSAN EKEDAL

cover RAHSAN EKEDAL & BRIAN REBER

DECEMBER 5

120 PAGES / BW / T

$14.99

Dr. David Loren is many things: child prodigy, inventor, genius, slacker… mass murderer. When a military think tank’s smartest scientist decides he can no longer stomach creating weapons of destruction, will he be able to think his way out of his dilemma or find himself subject to the machinations of smaller men?

Collecting the original series in its entirety, this trade paperback also is jam packed with a complete cover gallery, bonus articles, behind-the-scenes sketches, and more!

Collects THINK TANK 1-4


THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL 4 HC

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

DECEMBER 5

560 PAGES / BW / OVERSIZED / M

$100.00

S&N EDITION $150.00

This deluxe hardcover features 24 issues of the hit series, The Walking Dead, along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long-time fans, new readers, and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead!

Collects THE WALKING DEAD 73-96


AGE OF BRONZE #32

story ERIC SHANOWER

art / cover ERIC SHANOWER

DECEMBER 12

24 PAGES / BW / T

$3.50

“THE STORY OF THE TROJAN WAR: BETRAYAL,” Part 13

Cressida enters the Achaean camp, far from Troilus, her lover in Troy. The Achaeans treat her little better than a whore, while her father, the Trojan traitor Kalchas, won’t listen. Only Diomedes shows her respect – but can Diomedes survive in battle against Troilus?


THE ACTIVITY #12

story NATHAN EDMONDSON

art MARC LAMING

cover MITCH GERADS

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / T

$3.50

Before SWITCHFOOT was in the activity, he was an operator in Delta Force.  Guest artist Marc Laming takes Switchfoot’s Delta squad into Fallujah during the 2004 siege where the team’s actions will draw fire from the enemy and the US Marines alike.  


BEDLAM #3

story NICK SPENCER

art RILEY ROSSMO

cover FRAZER IRVING

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

The First


BLACK KISS #5 (of 6)

story / art / cover HOWARD CHAYKIN

DECEMBER 5

24 PAGES / BW / M

$2.99

Welcome to Los Angeles, 1984. A trying time and a difficult place for relationships of every stripe, as old lovers fall out and new ones fall in. And Las Vegas, 1991, where and when nostalgia for a carefree world of sexual depravity makes for the strangest bedfellows.


CLONE #2

story DAVID SCHULNER

art / cover JUAN JOSE RYP & FELIX SERRANO

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Dr. Luke Taylor’s world continues to unravel and open up as the hunt for his missing, and very much pregnant, wife continues. His clone counterparts show him just how many clones are out there – and how much the government had a role to play!


COMEBACK #2 (of 5)

story ED BRISSON

art / cover MICHAEL WALSH

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

An FBI raid throws RECONNECT, an illegal time travel agency, into a panic. Trapped in the past, RECONNECT agent Mark Thomas has lost the woman whose life he was sent to save. He must find her and throw the FBI off his trail or lose his only method of getting back home.




CREATOR OWNED HEROES #7 

story STEVE NILES & SCOTT MORSE, JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY, JERRY LANDO, PAUL MOUNTS & DARWYN COOKE

art / cover  DAN PANOSIAN & SCOTT MORSE

DECEMBER 5

56 PAGES / FC / M

$3.99

SPECIAL EXTRA PAGES ISSUE!

A brand new story by STEVE NILES and SCOTT MORSE, and more madness from DARWYN COOKE!

“KILL SWITCH,” Part Three

Locked in a Peruvian Prison, Kill Switch awaits a Mexican hit squad as he tries to discover who put a bounty on his head and why. The bullets fly as our hero is led into a deadly game of death against the world’s best and most eccentric assassins, but the gloves come off when they threaten his family.

“MEATBAG,” Part One

Detective Paul DeSanto works the seedy side of Los Angeles. He specializes in cheaters and losers, but he never chooses sides. In Hollywood cheats and loses work both sides of the street. After one of his operatives is eviscerated in an alleyway, DeSanto discovers the strange side of seedy.

Plus: LEAPING TALL BUILDINGS: INDEPENDENT SPIRITS a profile feature by Christopher Irving and Seth Kushner spotlighting EVAN DORKIN.


CYBER FORCE #3

story MARC SILVESTRI & MATT HAWKINS

art KHOI PHAM & SUNNY GHO

cover MARC SILVESTRI

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

FREE

CYBER FORCE CONTINUES IN ITS GROUND-BREAKING RELAUNCH!

The massive corporation CDI continues to engineer technologically enhanced humans. Opposing CDI is a lone group of rebels. Will the public perceive the newly formed Cyber Force as resistance fighters battling for public good – or terrorists who must be stopped?

Not content in pushing the envelope just in terms of story and art, Top Cow will be the first major US comic publisher to launch one of their biggest properties with top tier creators concurrently for the traditional print market and exploding worldwide digital market for FREE. That’s right, thanks to the support of fans through Kickstarter and participating comic shops, you can get the first FIVE issues of CYBER FORCE at no cost.


THE DARKNESS #110

story DAVID HINE

art / cover JEREMY HAUN

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

“BREAKING DARK” CONCLUSION!

There is something terribly, terribly wrong with Jackie Estacado’s daughter Hope. But with Jenny’s fragile mental state and the empire he created for himself crumbling around him, Jackie has failed to notice that his greatest problem isn’t the Bulgarian mob, Aram the Witch King, or the ancient powers he’s allowed back into the world – it’s Hope!


EPIC KILL #7

story / art / cover RAFFAELE IENCO

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Trapped between life and death in a nether zone of imagination, Song awakens just in time to fight alongside her Uncle against government drones and super-powered mercenaries.


GLORY #31

story JOE KEATINGE

art ROSS CAMPBELL & ULISES FARINAS

cover NATE BELLEGARDE

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.99

“WAR TORN,” Part One

The entire first year of Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell’s GLORY saga has been leading to this: Glory vs. Silverfall. PLUS: a special flashback sequence illustrated by Ulises Farinas finally revealing why Glory was near death when Riley found her.


GREAT PACIFIC #2

story JOE HARRIS

art / cover  MARTÌN MORAZZO

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

“TRASHED!” Part Two

Throwing his life of privilege and comfort aside, fugitive oil heir Chas Worthington plants a flag on the floating continent of trash known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and proclaims it his own, sovereign nation.  But he’s not the only one who’s come to check out Earth’s newest, strangest frontier!


GUARDING THE GLOBE #4

story PHIL HESTER

art / cover TODD NAUCK & JOHN RAUCH

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

The Earth’s greatest superheroes could be ravaged by an alien parasite, leaving mankind vulnerable to an even darker evil brewing behind the scenes. Also: What’s been going on with Outrun?


HARVEST #5 (of 5)

story A.J. LIEBERMAN

art / cover COLIN LORIMER

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

The bad news?  Everything is going wrong for ex-Dr. Benjamin Dane.  His patient has been kidnapped. The FBI is closing in on him and he’s bleeding out in a motel bathroom.  The only thing that can save him now is vast amounts of luck, his Yakuza bodyguard and the six-year-old kid on his shoulder. 


INVINCIBLE #99

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art / cover RYAN OTTLEY & JOHN RAUCH

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“THE DEATH OF EVERYONE” continues!

Invincible Vs. Dinosaurus for the fate of the world! Could this be the end of Mark Grayson?!


IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #5

story JAMIE S. RICH

art MIKE NORTON

cover MICHAEL & LAURA ALLRED

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / E

$2.99

“DARK STREETS, SNAP CITY” Part Five

It Girl has seen the true face of her enemy, and she’s confronting LaLa Wah-Wah on the villain’s own turf: inside the video game dimension! It’s a dangerous showdown, but with the Atomics rallying behind her, It Girl can’t lose. Concluding the first arc of Image’s newest hit series.


MACGYVER: FUGITIVE GAUNTLET #3 (of 5)

story LEE DAVID ZLOTOFF & TONY LEE

art WILL SLINEY & OWEN JOLLANDS

cover ANDIE TONG & CIARAN LUCAS

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

En route to Moscow, MacGyver and Kari find themselves on a plane journey to certain death when an old nemesis of Mac’s returns to claim his bounty – and things go from bad to worse! Catch up with the series everyone’s talking about, co-written by MACGYVER creator LEE DAVID ZLOTOFF! 


MIND THE GAP #7

story JIM McCANN

art RODIN ESQUEJO & SONIA OBACK

cover A RODIN ESQUEJO

cover B SONIA OBACK

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“WISH YOU WERE HERE,” Part Two

New Arc! Great Jumping on point! Join the mystery everyone is talking about!!

As Dane and Jo try to find a way to clear his name, someone else is sitting pretty, unaware that it is merely the calm before the storm for them.  And after Elle’s latest “possession,” will Dr Geller and Detective Wallace be able to set aside science and facts to start trusting in the supernatural?


MULTIPLE WARHEADS: ALPHABET TO INFINITY #3 (of 4)

story / art / cover BRANDON GRAHAM

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Sexica runs into some old Organ hounds from the Red city that have discovered a magic secret about the city built into the Whaling wall.


NON-HUMANS #3 (of 4)

story GLEN BRUNSWICK

art / cover WHILCE PORTACIO

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / T+

S2.99

Aimes has an “About Last Night” moment.  His son, Todd, is in some really deep Non-Humans crap.  Is Eden harboring a secret that could bring them all down?


NOWHERE MEN #2

story ERIC STEPHENSON

art NATE BELLEGARDE & JORDIE BELLAIRE

cover NATE BELLEGARDE & FONOGRAFIKS

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

There are fates worse than death.



PERHAPANAUTS: DANGER DOWN UNDER #2 (of 5)

story: TODD DEZAGO

art/cover A: CRAIG ROUSSEAU

cover B: JOE STATON

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES/FC/E

$3.50

“THE AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE,” Part Two

As BIG puts together his team to go after the legendary – and deadly - BUNYIP, MOLLY opts out, unable to work with one of Big’s selections. Who is this mysterious agent that causes such a stir?

Plus: “Molly’s Mission” by ERIC HENSON and “Choopie and Karl in the Wild Wild West!” by MATT WIERINGO and CHRISTIAN LEAF!


PETER PANZERFAUST #9

story KURTIS J. WIEBE

art / cover TYLER JENKINS

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / T

$3.50

“PARIS” Part Four

Captured! Peter and the boys face the terror of Nazi interrogation and despite saving Felix, their adventures have come to an end. There is no way out and the indomitable Kapitan Haken will have his questions answered, one way or another.


POINT OF IMPACT #3 (of 4)

story JAY FAERBER

art & cover KORAY KURANEL

Dec 12

32 PAGES / BW / M

$2.99

It’s the penultimate issue of Jay Faerber’s murder mystery! As Boone attempts to infiltrate the conspiracy surrounding Nicole Rafferty’s murder, Mitch Rafferty manages to track down the man who could have all the answers. Meanwhile, Det. Abby Warren discovers the aftermath of a violent encounter.


PROPHET #32

story / art / cover SIMON ROY

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.99

John Ka, Earth Empire scout, has found little trace of mankind since her pod surfaced. However, when she finds a band of feral humans – and a Prophet clone who has gone native to protect them – she finds herself questioning what it means to be human.


SAGA #8 

story BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

art / cover  FIONA STAPLES

DECEMBER 19 

32 PAGES / FC / M 

$2.99

Former soldier and new mom Alana has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies and alien monstrosities, but now she faces her greatest challenge yet: the in-laws.


SPAWN #226

story TODD MCFARLANE

art SZYMON KUDRANSKI

cover TODD MCFARLANE

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“DE-PROGRAMMED,” Part Two

The SECRET ORIGIN of the PROGRAM! 

The RISE of Jason Wynn! 

NEW TODD MCFARLANE cover!

Jason Wynn, Al Simmons’ old mentor and superior, and one of the Spawn universe’s greatest villains, returns to shed light on the dark realities of Jim’s past. But Wynn, ever the puppet master, has motivations beyond simply filling in the blurred gaps in Jim’s memory. What happens when Wynn finds himself to be nothing more than another pawn in the endless war between Heaven and Hell? Witness the early days of Wynn’s rise to power, and the unbridled ambition that made him one of the most powerful men on the planet as “DE-PROGRAMMED” continues with this special two-part chapter entitled, “The Life and Death of Jason Wynn!”
 


STORM DOGS #2 (of 6)

story DAVID HINE

art DOUG BRAITHWAITE

colors ULISES ARREOLA

cover DOUG BRAITHWAITE

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

Jered’s story: The crime team’s forensic pathologist performs an autopsy that reveals a new mystery, a meeting with the native aliens leads to violence and the second day on Amaranth ends in a close encounter with an enigmatic character called…Doll.


SUPER DINOSAUR #17

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art / cover JASON HOWARD

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / E

$2.99

Super Dinosaur is on his own – pursued by an unknown attacker that could mean the end of him! While Derek Dynamo is dealing with something far more deadly that could mean the end of the world! And something very strange is happening to Minimus – what is he transforming into?!


THIEF OF THIEVES #11

story ROBERT KIRKMAN & JAMES ASMUS

art / cover SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & FELIX SERRANO

DECEMBER 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

The lines are drawn between the cartel and Augustus’ group in the race to save Emma. The only problem is that things could get a little grisly before either party is ready to strike.


THE WALKING DEAD #105

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art / cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / BW / M

$2.99

“Sing me a song.”


WHERE IS JAKE ELLIS? #2 (of 5)

story NATHAN EDMONDSON

art/ cover TONCI ZONJIC

DECEMBER 12

32 PAGES / FC / T

$3.50

CHAPTER SEVEN

Jon must use all of his ingenuity to escape Bangkok and the ruthless hunter pursuing him – but can Jon make it on his own? 


WITCH DOCTOR: MAL PRACTICE #2 (of 6)

story BRANDON SEIFERT

art / cover LUKAS KETNER & ANDY TROY

DECEMBER 19

32 PAGES / FC / T

$2.99

Doc Morrow doesn’t remember what happened to him last night – and what he doesn’t know might kill him! With the clock ticking, Morrow consults with some very unorthodox specialists. But will the cure prove worse than the disease?     “Charmingly demented… I can’t wait for future volumes.” – Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing