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Fraction’s “Ody-C,” “Savage Dragon” #200 Lead Image Comics’ November 2014 Solicits

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in November 2014. 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





ODYC #1

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART / COVER: CHRISTIAN WARD

NOVEMBER 26 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

An epic 26 centuries in the making: In the aftermath of a galactic war a hundred years long, Odyssia the Clever Champion and her compatriots begin their longest, strangest trip yet: the one home. A gender-bent eye-popping psychedelic science fiction odyssey begins HERE, by MATT FRACTION (CASANOVA, SEX CRIMINALS, SATELLITE SAM) and CHRISTIAN WARD (INFINITE VACATION, OLYMPUS).

INCLUDES SPECIAL EIGHT-PAGE FOLDOUT!



TOOTH & CLAW #1

STORY: KURT BUSIEK

ART / COVER: BEN DEWEY

NOVEMBER 5 / 48 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

MARVELS and ASTRO CITY writer KURT BUSIEK returns to Image Comics with rising-star artist BEN DEWEY for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Conan meets Game of Thrones meets Kamandi in an original high-fantasy epic for mature readers, as a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion back through time to save the world, with disastrous consequences. The action begins in a spectacular DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with forty-four pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!



DRIFTER #1

STORY: IVAN BRANDON

ART / COVER A: NIC KLEIN

COVER B: ESAD RIBIC

COVER C: CLIFF CHIANG

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

FROM THE CREATORS OF VIKING: Writer IVAN BRANDON (Wolverine, Men of War) and artist NIC KLEIN (Captain America, Thor) reunite to bring you a sci-fi ONGOING SERIES joining the dark revenge themes of Unforgiven with the mind-bending sci-fi universe-building of Dune.

In its frantic rush to survive itself, mankind has spread across the universe, colonizing and strip-mining countless planets. Abram Pollux barely survives a crash landing on Ouro, a lawless backwater world where life is cheap. What starts as a struggle for survival quickly becomes a journey to the very edges of what it means to be human.



THE HUMANS #1

STORY: KEENAN MARSHALL KELLER

ART / COVER: TOM NEELY

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Apart, they are nothing…deemed by society as outcasts, misfits, losers, no good punks! But together, they are THE HUMANS! THE HUMANS is a high-octane, no-holds-barred, ape-biker-gang chopper ride into ’70s exploitation genre bliss. Follow Bobby, Johnny, and all The HUMANS as they fight and fly down the road to oblivion on a ride filled with chains, sex, leather, denim, hair, blood, bananas, and chrome.



INTERSECT #1

STORY / ART / COVER A: RAY FAWKES

COVER B: JEFF LEMIRE

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Blood rains from the skies. A hypnotic voice trills over the airwaves as bodies shift and grow in horrifying new directions. Are you ready for the new world? RAY FAWKES, acclaimed creator of One Soul and writer of Constantine and Batman: Eternal, launches a terrifying monthly odyssey of madness and warped flesh in this lush, fully-painted debut issue!



SINERGY #1

STORY / ART: MICHAEL AVON OEMING & TAKI SOMA

COVER: MICHAEL AVON OEMING

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3..50

FROM THE CO-CREATOR OF THE HIT SERIES POWERS!

Jess was on her way to college with an athletic scholarship-until her first sexual experience enabled her to see inter-dimensional monsters who live secretly among us and feed on SINERGY (energies emitted by sin)!

Oh, and did we mention that her boyfriend is one of them and that her father wants her to start hunting these monsters with him?

SAVAGE DRAGON #200

STORY: ERIK LARSEN & GARY CARLSON

ART: ERIK LARSEN, HERB TRIMPE, CHRIS BURNHAM, NIKOS KOUTSIS, FRANK FOSCO, & TRAVIS SENGAUS

COVER A: ERIK LARSEN

COVER B: JACK KIRBY & ERIK LARSEN

COVER C: BLANK SKETCH COVER

NOVEMBER 12 / 100 PAGES / FC / T+ / $8.99

Savage Dragon is out of prison and the Vicious Circle is gunning for him. Malcolm Dragon and his stepsister Angel join forces to keep their father alive against an all-out assault in this movie-length epic. Back up stories include an Angel and Mr. Glum story drawn by Batman alum CHRIS BURNHAM, Malcolm and Savage Dragon in WWII by legendary Incredible Hulk artist HERB TRIMPE, Special Agents Strikeforce by NIKOS KOUTSIS, Vanguard by GARY CARLSON and FRANK FOSCO and Malcolm Dragon by TRAVIS SENGAUS.



AMERICAN LEGENDS #1 (OF 5)

STORY: BILL SCHWARTZ & ZACHARY SCHWARTZ

ART / COVER: STUDIO HIVE

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

AMERICAN LEGENDS #1-5 – WEEKLY THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER!

Depicting the extraordinary exploits of the legendary pioneers DAVY CROCKETT, MIKE FINK, and SALLY ANN THUNDER on a quest to save the Lewis & Clark expedition and thwart a conspiracy hatched by Napoleon to destroy the promising future of a young American nation.

Featuring a unique look at the Hatfields & McCoys, Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Sacagawea, and many, many more! These are the stories of the great frontiersmen who explored the magical and savage frontier before becoming mythical heroes in American folklore. These are the tall-tales of our youth, known and loved by all. These are the American Legends.



ARTIFACTS #40

STORY: RON MARZ, STEVE FOXE, & JIM MITCHELL

ART: -ROM-, ADALOR ALVAREZ, & FABIAN QUINTERO

COVER: STJEPAN SEJIC

NOVEMBER 5 / 48 PAGES / FC / M / $5.99

DOUBLE-SIZED SERIES FINALE!

RON MARZ returns to the title he helped launch with a self-contained MAGDALENA story foreshadowing his new MAGDALENA series (coming in January) while wrapping up ARTIFACTS! Also inside are two talent hunt winner stories! One a story of the Witchblade deep in the heart of Africa in 1904, and the other a present day story of Tom Judge trying to help a man afflicted with an ancient curse.



C.O.W.L. #6

STORY: KYLE HIGGINS & ALEC SIEGEL

ART / COVER: JOE BENNETT & ROD REIS

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

NEW STORY ARC!

Before he started C.O.W.L., Geoffrey Warner fought for Chicago as the city’s first hero, THE GREY RAVEN! But what started him down the path of crime fighting? Witness the origin of Chicago Superheroes, the War Years, and the formation of C.O.W.L. as told in the sellout issue written by C.O.W.L reporter and comic book writer Randall Winters.



MADMAN IN YOUR FACE 3D SPECIAL!

STORY: MICHAEL ALLRED

ART / COVER: MICHAEL ALLRED & LAURA ALLRED

3D CONVERSION: CHRISTIAN LeBLANC

NOVEMBER 26 / 80 PAGES / FC / E / $9.99

This super-sized special-effects spectacular features an all-new Madman story by MICHAEL ALLRED, plus an exclusive 3D gallery of superstar talent: PAOLO RIVERA, MARCOS MARTIN, JAE LEE, EDUARDO RISSO, EMMA RIOS, NICK DRAGOTTA, ANDREW ROBINSON, SEAN MURPHY, MARIS WICKS, AARON CONLEY, JENNY FRISON, DECLAN SHALVEY, BECKY CLOONAN, JOE QUINONES, MING DOYLE, NICK BRADSHAW, and more!

Plus newly converted 3D versions of the acclaimed “Swiped From Dimension X,” where ALLRED drew almost every panel in the style of a different artist, and “The World’s Biggest Comic Book Panel.” Also includes a cut-out 3D cube and surprises galore!

Custom MADMAN 3D glasses included!




PENNY DORA & THE WISHING BOX #1 (OF 5)

STORY: MICHAEL STOCK

ART / COVER A: SINA GRACE

COVER B: HOPE LARSON

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $2.99

Once upon a time, on the day before Christmas, a young girl named Penny Dora found a mysterious box on her front doorstep. A magic box with the power to grant wishes. But what she’s about to learn is the true (and creepy) meaning of “be careful what you wish for.” An all-ages fantasy/adventure book for fans of Coraline and Courtney Crumrin!



PROPHET: EARTH WAR #1 (OF 6)

STORY: BRANDON GRAHAM & SIMON ROY

ART: RON ACKINS

COVER: SIMON ROY

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

THE EPIC CONCLUSION TO PROPHET BEGINS HERE!

A clone general goes against his Brain-Mother overlords to gain control of an alien egg.



JUST THE TIPS HC

THE TIPS: MATT FRACTION & CHIP ZDARSKY

THE ART / COVER: CHIP ZDARSKY

NOVEMBER 26 / 96 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99

Just in time to come down everybody’s chimneys this holiday season, the creators of SEX CRIMINALS are proud-ish to present JUST THE TIPS: a curated collection of tips, tricks, moves, advice, suggestions, stories, and confessions, how-tos, do’s, don’ts, and do-agains-but-slower-this-times from the unmissable letters column of SEX CRIMINALS, alongside all-new material specially created for this collection only. Finally, a book to teach you how to not be a sex dumby no more. It’s this book.



SAGA BOOK ONE HC

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

NOVEMBER 25 / 504 PAGES / FC / M / $49.99

At long last, a deluxe hardcover of the Eisner and Hugo Award-winning SAGA is finally here!

Collecting the first 18 issues of the smash-hit series, this massive edition features a striking new cover, as well as special extras, including never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and a roundtable discussion with the creators about how SAGA is really made. Altogether, this hardcover contains over 500 pages for less than fifty bucks!

Written by Eisner Award-winning “Best Writer” BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (Y: The Last Man, The Private Eye) and drawn by Harvey Award-winning “Best Artist” Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), SAGA is the story of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Now, Hazel’s fugitive family must risk everything to find a peaceful future in a harsh universe that values destruction over creation. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in a sexy, subversive drama for adults that Entertainment Weekly called, “The kind of comic you get when truly talented superstar creators are given the freedom to produce their dream book.”

Collects SAGA #1-18



KINSKI TP

STORY / ART / COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN

NOVEMBER 5 / 136 PAGES / BW / T+ / $14.99

A salesman’s self-styled mission to save a puppy from its neglectful owners escalates into a righteous crusade in this quirky crime thriller written and drawn by GABRIEL HARDMAN (Hulk, Heathentown, Planet of the Apes).

“Hardman…creates a tense atmosphere that makes Kinski the Breaking Bad of dognapping tales.” – A.V. Club

Collects KINSKI #1-6



PUNKROCKPAPERSCISSORS TP

EDITED BY LEE LOUGHRIDGE

NOVEMBER 5 / 240 PAGES / BW / T+ / $29.99
7.5″ x 10.75″

This is a book showcasing over 600 punk and hardcore flyers from the 1980s, focusing on the eastern United States.



THE BOUNCE TP

STORY: JOE CASEY

ART: DAVID MESSINA

COVER: SONIA HARRIS & DAVID MESSINA

NOVEMBER 19 / 270 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99

THE ENTIRE MIND-BENDING SAGA OF THE BOUNCE – ALL IN ONE BOOK!

Experience the story as it was meant to be experienced! Japser Jenkins is living a double life…along with a handful of newly-superpowered freaks. But is it really his life? Or ours? The hidden secret of our very existence can be found within this book!

Collects THE BOUNCE #1-12



BUSHIDO TP

STORY: ROB LEVIN

ART / COVER: STUDIO HIVE

NOVEMBER 26 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99

VAMPIRES IN FEUDAL JAPAN!

Kichiro is an outsider in feudal Japan. Lacking the Japanese blood that would allow him to become a samurai, he must fulfill his dreams of serving the shogun in a less traditional manner…by eliminating every supernatural threat that rears its fangs!

Framed for murder by a vampire assassin, Kichiro must clear his name and win back his brother Orochi’s trust if there is any hope of saving Japan from the vampire hordes. The critically-acclaimed miniseries pits vampires against samurai in a battle for the ages!

Collects BUSHIDO #1-5



CASANOVA, VOL. 2: GULA – THE COMPLETE EDITION HC

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART / COVER: FÁBIO MOON

NOVEMBER 12 / 168 PAGES / FC / M / $29.99

When is Casanova Quinn? Everyone’s favorite hedonistic rogue double agent turned good guy for E.M.P.I.R.E. vanishes and a search through time and space breaks out to find him-while his twin sister Zephyr gets up to all kinds of mayhem to take advantage of his absence that will culminate in a brazen attack on E.M.P.I.R.E itself…and her own father. At long last, all the covers, all the content, all the comics, between two gorgeous covers. By MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS, SATELLITE SAM, Hawkeye) and FÁBIO MOON (BPRD, Daytripper) and GABRIEL BÁ (Umbrella Academy, Daytripper).

Collects CASANOVA: GULA #1-4



INVINCIBLE, VOL. 20: FRIENDS TP

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN, & JOHN RAUCH

NOVEMBER 12 / 152 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

A new beginning for INVINCIBLE as things take a turn down a dark path. Everything changes as Invincible is betrayed by one of his own. You won’t want to miss this volume!

Collects INVINCIBLE #109-114



KRAMPUS! TP

STORY: BRIAN JOINES

ART / COVER: DEAN KOTZ

NOVEMBER 19 / 136 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99

Meet the Krampus, yuletide terror and punisher of wicked children. Long imprisoned for his outdated methods, the holiday horror suddenly finds himself freed and tasked with a mission: recover the stolen power of the Secret Society of Santa Clauses! With his flying wolf Stutgaard, the Krampus crosses the globe, encountering various figures of winter lore and uncovering a sinister scheme to topple the Santas and change Christmas as we know it forever.

Collects KRAMPUS! #1-5 and extras, including all-new material



LAZARUS BOOK ONE HC

STORY: GREG RUCKA

ART: MICHAEL LARK

COVER: OWEN FREEMAN

NOVEMBER 19 / 256 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

This prestige hardcover collects the first two arcs of the critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling series; “Family,” which introduces Forever Carlyle and her Family as they are brought to the brink of war in a future of economic collapse; and “Lift,” where Forever uncovers a terrorist plot against her Family while another family altogether, the Barrets, take desperate measures to escape their life of poverty. PLUS! Never-before-seen work by MICHAEL LARK and graphic designer ERIC TRAUTMANN, and exclusive world-building content.

Collects LAZARUS #1-9 with four-page preview and additional content.



THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, VOL. 5: THE COLD WAR TP

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER: NICK PITARRA

NOVEMBER 19 / 144 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99

It’s the fifth volume of the world’s greatest secret science history, THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS. “The Cold War” reveals the dark days of the ‘real’ Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of an American President, and the end of the Manhattan Projects-Star City alliance.

Collects THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #21-25



MICE TEMPLAR, VOL. 4.2 HC

STORY: BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING

ART: VICTOR SANTOS, SERENA GUERRA, & MICHAEL AVON OEMING

COVER: MICHAEL AVON OEMING

NOVEMBER 12 / 256 PAGES / FC / $34.99

“LEGEND,” Part Two

The season has come for the “Legend of Karic” to restore the long and bitterly divided Templar Order! But is the heroic young mouse a savior…or an unwitting agent of destruction-the prophesied Sword of Demons-bent on vengeance and the annihilation of all living creatures?



RAT QUEENS, VOL 2: THE FAR REACHING TENTACLES OF N’RYGOTH TP

STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE

ART / COVER: ROC UPCHURCH

NOVEMBER 12 / 128 PAGES / FC / M+ / $14.99

This booze-soaked second volume of RAT QUEENS reveals a growing menace within the very walls of Palisade. And while Dee may have run from her past, the bloated, blood-feasting sky god N’rygoth never really lets his children stray too far.

Collects RAT QUEENS #6-10



REVIVAL DELUXE COLLECTION, VOL. 2 HC

STORY: TIM SEELEY

ART: MIKE NORTON

COVER: JENNY FRISON

NOVEMBER 19 / 296 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to find the murderer of her undead sister and maintain order in a town separated by ideological differences. When Dana is called to assist the FBI in New York City, she’ll see how big the mystery is, and how dangerous the world can be.

Collects REVIVAL #12-23, CHEW/REVIVAL, and additional material



SHUTTER, VOL. 1: WANDERLOST TP

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI

NOVEMBER 12 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE!

JOE KEATINGE (GLORY, TECH JACKET, Adventures of Superman) teams up with artist extraordinaire LEILA DEL DUCA for her Image Comics debut in the very first collection of their all-new ongoing series combining the urban fantasy of Fables and the globe-spanning adventure of Y: The Last Man. Kate Kristopher, once the most famous explorer of an Earth far more fantastic than the one we know, is forced to return to the adventurous life she left behind when a family secret threatens to destroy everything she spent her life protecting.

Collects SHUTTER #1-6



TEN GRAND, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

ART: C.P. SMITH & BEN TEMPLESMITH

COVER: C.P. SMITH

NOVEMBER 12 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Joe Fitzgerald’s journey has taken him from Earth to Purgatory to Hell itself, a bloody path made of equal parts love for his beloved Laura’s spirit, and his desire for revenge against those who plucked her from her refuge in heaven. What began as one man’s quest becomes a struggle between the forces of light and dark that could topple the very foundations of heaven itself…depending entirely on which way Joe goes. Will he choose love above all else and let the world burn?

Collects TEN GRAND #7-12



THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 22: A NEW BEGINNING TP

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

NOVEMBER 5 / 136 PAGES / BW / M / $14.99

In the aftermath of ALL OUT WAR we discover…A NEW BEGINNING.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #127-132



THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 5 HC

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

NOVEMBER 19 / 560 PAGES / BW / M / $100.00 / S&N EDITION $150.00

This deluxe hardcover includes 24 issues of the hit series THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues, all in one massive, oversized slipcased volume.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #97-120



THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, VOL. 1 THE FAUST ACT TP

STORY: KIERON GILLEN

ART / COVER: JAMIE McKELVIE & MATT WILSON

NOVEMBER 12 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. But remember: just because you’re immortal, doesn’t mean you’re going to live forever.

Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1-5



WILDFIRE, VOL. 1 TP

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVER: LINDA SEJIC

NOVEMBER 26 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99

Is genetically modified food an end to world hunger or a first class ticket to the apocalypse? Dan Miller is a plant biologist working with a small team perfecting an accelerated plant growth process. When things go wrong, Los Angeles pays the price in a disaster story unlike any before.



ELEPHANTMEN: MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN RETAIL POSTER

ART: J. SCOTT CAMPBELL & NEI RUFFINO

NOVEMBER 5 / 24″ x 36″ / FC / $7.99

J. SCOTT CAMPBELL’s spectacular wraparound cover to RICHARD STARKINGS’ GIANT-SIZED ELEPHANTMEN: MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN, colored by NEI RUFFINO, is now available as this glorious 24″ x 36″ poster, suitable for framing!



VELVET “It’s MS. actually” T-SHIRT

Men’s & Women’s sizes

S-XL $19.99

XXL $21.99

The perfect shirt for any comic convention! Velvet demands respect, at all times, and so do you.




’68: HOMEFRONT #3 (OF 4)

STORY: MARK KIDWELL

ART: KYLE CHARLES & JAY FOTOS

COVER A: NAT JONES

COVER B: JOHN GALLAGHER

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The winter snows run red and the northern lights shine on the dead as ’68: HOMEFRONT travels to Black Falls, Canada for the opening chapter of the all-new two-issue story arc “DODGERS.” Doug and Bobby Hacker, twin teenagers running from the draft, running from the specter of death in Vietnam, find more than they bargained for as slavering sled dogs, rotting Mounties, and a vicious, desperate mountain man bring the undead contagion to the frozen north.



ALEX + ADA #10

STORY: JONATHAN LUNA & SARAH VAUGHN

ART / COVER: JONATHAN LUNA

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Alex and Ada must find a resolution.



BIRTHRIGHT #2

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

What is the line between fantasy and delusion? In the aftermath of last issue, the Rhodes family is looking for answers…and nothing is what it seems.



BLACK SCIENCE #11

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA & DEAN WHITE

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

As the Pillar counts down towards its next jump the Dimensionauts are besieged by an endless wave of horrors. Can they hold out long enough to escape, or will one of them have to remain behind and pay the ultimate price?

Join RICK REMENDER, MATTEO SCALERA, & DEAN WHITE, as they bring the second chapter of the smash sci-fi hit series to a close!



COPPERHEAD #3

STORY: JAY FAERBER

ART / COVER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI & RON RILEY

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3..50

Sheriff Clara Bronson’s plan to catch a murderer takes her deep inside the copper mine.



DEAD@17: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE #4 (OF 7)

STORY / ART / COVER: JOSH HOWARD

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3..50

As Nara begins to pay the price for her repeated resurrections, Pitch makes a move to cement his power.



DEADLY CLASS #9

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: WES CRAIG & LEE LOUGHRIDGE

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

A murder from Marcus’s past comes back to haunt him in a bad way. Can he count on his friends to stick by him when lying and backstabbing are on the school’s curriculum?



DEATH VIGIL #5 (of 8)

STORY / ART / COVER: STJEPAN SEJIC

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The enemy stands revealed. An ancient order of immortal necromancers known as the Pale Court has resurfaced, and Bernie is plagued by unclear memories and great sorrow as more vigil members fall. One last veilripper remains to be claimed before…



THE FADE OUT #4

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART / COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Sex and violence in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Charlie’s flashbacks to the war affect his work, and his secret mission to solve a covered up murder.

And remember, like all BRUBAKER/PHILLIPS comics, the back pages of THE FADE OUT are filled with extra art and articles you can only find in the single issues!



FIVE GHOSTS #14

STORY: FRANK J. BARBIERE

ART / COVER: CHRIS MOONEYHAM

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

“MONSTERS & MEN,” Part Two

Fabian vs. Van Helsing.




THE FUSE #7

STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON

ART / COVER A: JUSTIN GREENWOOD

COVER B: JENNY FRISON

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“GRIDLOCK,” Part One

22,000 MILES UP, THERE IS (STILL) NO BACKUP.

They call it Gridlocking-maglev-bike races across the Fuse’s vast solar arrays. Fast, dangerous, and very illegal. When a gridlocker turns up dead, Klem and Ralph begin their own race to catch a killer!

PLUS: Bonus backup strip “TABLOID” starts this issue!



GHOSTED #15

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART: DAVIDE GIANFELICE & MIROSLAV MRVA

COVER: DAN PANOSIAN

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

What happens after we die? And how far will some people go to find out? The answer to that-and the reappearance of some familiar faces-this month!



GONERS #2

STORY: JACOB SEMAHN

ART / COVER: JORGE CORONA

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

“WE ALL FALL DOWN,” Part Two

Assault on the King’s Bluff Police Station as the Latimer children fight their way out against the onslaught of horrors that stalk them.



GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS #3

STORY / ART / COVER A: RYAN BROWNE

COVER B: CHRIS BURNHAM

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3..50

The awkward name-calling and gentle smooching of anthropomorphic superheroes just got awkwardly smoochier!

Muggings continue to transpire at an alarming rate! Someone better call the Anti-Mugger!



HACK/SLASH: SON OF SAMHAIN #5

STORY: MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY

ART: EMILIO LAISO

COVER: STEFANO CASELLI

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3..50

The shocking, slash-packed conclusion to SON OF SAMHAIN! Has Cassie found a new partner or her killer?!



HOWTOONS: [RE]IGNITION #4

STORY: FRED VAN LENTE

ART / COVER: TOM FOWLER & JORDIE BELLAIRE

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $2.99

High above the Earth, Celine is trapped by the mysterious Stormbreakers while deep below the ground, Tuck attempts to free himself from the leader of the Orphans, He-Who-Burns. The kids don’t just have to reunite with each other-unless they get these two groups to stop warring and work together, their world is doomed!



IMPERIAL #4

STORY: STEVEN T. SEAGLE

ART / COVER: MARK DOS SANTOS

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

THIS IS THE DAY THAT WILL CHANGE A LIFE FOREVER!

Seriously, it will. But how…? Will Mark take the ring of Katie-the woman who has chosen him to be her life-long soul mate? Or will Mark take the crown of Imperial-the hero who has selected him as mankind’s next great protector? Or is there some third option Mark could never see coming? (Probably that last one. That would be fun!)



INVINCIBLE #117

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN, & JOHN RAUCH

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

A family adrift.



LAZARUS #13

STORY: GREG RUCKA

ART: MICHAEL LARK

COVER: OWEN FREEMAN

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“CONCLAVE,” Part Three

Surrounded by decadent luxury, the Conclave of the 16 Families continues. As new alliances are formed and old ones destroyed, Forever is dispatched by her father with a uncharacteristically straightforward mission: kill her brother, Jonah.



THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY: SUPPOSED TO BE THERE TOO #2

STORY: S. STEVEN STRUBLE

ART / COVER: SINA GRACE

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

As his friend’s life opens up into new opportunities, LDB must stand up for himself at his own job.



LOW #5

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: GREG TOCCHINI

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Stel infiltrates the Third City, ruled by the charismatically insane Pirate King Roln, only to find that Roln holds two things very dear to her: her late husband’s Helm suit…as well as the means to pilot it.

Don’t miss the chilling conclusion of the first arc of RICK REMENDER & GREG TOCCHINI’s LOW.



MADAME FRANKENSTEIN #7 (OF 7)

STORY: JAMIE S. RICH

ART: MEGAN LEVENS

COVER: JOELLE JONES & NICK FILARDI

NOVEMBER 1 / 32 PAGES / BW / T+ / $2.99

The creature confronts her creator as both try to maintain the control they so desperately crave. But, as with many things, the more someone wants something, the easier it is to lose. It’s the gruesome grand finale that promises to be more strange and horrific than anything you’ve seen so far!



MANIFEST DESTINY #12

STORY: CHRIS DINGESS

ART / COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS & OWEN GIENI

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

In this spotlight issue: just what is Sacagawea up to?



THE MERCENARY SEA #7

STORY: KEL SYMONS

ART / COVER: MATHEW REYNOLDS

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

“JOHNNY ONE-NOTE”

The book BuzzFeed calls one of the top indie comics you should read returns with an all-new adventure. Jack Harper, captain of the Venture, tracks down clues about the legend of Koji Ra from an antiquities dealer in occupied China.



NAILBITER #7

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

GUEST-STARRING BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS!

Brian Michael Bendis comes to Buckaroo, Oregon looking to do research on a comic book about the ultimate serial killers!

If you’ve ever wanted to see BENDIS running in the dark and screaming in fear, this is the comic for you!



NIGHTWORLD #4 (OF 4)

STORY: PAOLO LEANDRI & ADAM McGOVERN

ART / COVER: PAOLO LEANDRI & DOM REGAN

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99

The forsaken spirit Plenilunio’s secret! The final confrontation at Hellena’s fortress! The smart@$$ schemes of Underboss! The high-speed chase to hell comes to its explosive, emotional finale as mortals and demons stand against their most frightening foes-but what will happen when they come face-to-face with themselves?



ODDLY NORMAL #3

STORY / ART / COVER A: OTIS FRAMPTON

COVER B: KATIE COOK

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $2.99

Oddly Normal’s troubles continue as she embarks on her first day of school in the magical land of Fignation.



OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #6

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

NOVEMBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“RECEIVE YOUR MARK”

Our first group of stories comes to a very startling conclusion, setting the stage for what is to come.



PROTECTORS INC. #10

STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

ART / COVER A: GORDON PURCELL & MIKE ATIYEH

COVER B: BEN TEMPLESMITH

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

In the finale to this first arc, Riley learns a tragic secret about the Angel and finds himself in the crosshairs of a battle royale between The Patriot and the man responsible for a series of brutal murders, who is as powerful as any of the Protectors…maybe more so. The ending will forever change the world of the Protectors…and not in a “we’ll reset this later” way.



PUNKS: THE COMIC #2

STORY: JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

ART / COVER A: KODY CHAMBERLAIN

COVER B: JEFF LEMIRE

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Hold on. We’re still publishing this? I thought we were just screwing around, and, now, what? We’re publishing this thing AGAIN? Just tell me there’s less groin punching this time…please?



RASPUTIN #2

STORY: ALEX GRECIAN

ART: RILEY ROSSMO & IVAN PLASCENCIA

COVER: RILEY ROSSMO

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3..50

With the ghost of his dead father for company, Rasputin leaves home for the monastery, where he fights monks, has a chat with God, and meets the man who will eventually murder him.



REVIVAL #25

STORY: TIM SEELEY

ART: MIKE NORTON

COVER A: JENNY FRISON

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

More bodies are piling up as Dana questions who she can actually trust. Em questions what happens when the dead create life.



ROCHE LIMIT #3

STORY: MICHAEL MORECI

ART / COVER: VIC MALHOTRA

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

Moscow pays a visit to the ghouls while Alex and Sonya get their hands on Guthrie. A strange sickness emerges.



ROCKET GIRL #7

STORY: BRANDON MONTCLARE

ART / COVER: AMY REEDER

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3..50

“NOW WHAT!?”

Rocket Girl now shipping bimonthly!

DaYoung Johansson was prepared to live a normal life-as normal as 1986 New York City could ever be for a teenage cop from a high-tech alternate reality 2014. But time travelling isn’t so simple: changes made in both the future and past are now at war, and the present is stuck in the middle.



SEX #18

STORY: JOE CASEY

ART: LUKE PARKER & PIOTR KOWALSKI

COVER: PIOTR KOWALSKI

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

How many Prank Addicts does it take to get to the Prank Addict center of a Prank Addict pop? Find out this issue!



SEX CRIMINALS #10

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART / COVER: JUST A GREAT BIG BUNCH OF C.H.U.D.S

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

In which Jon and Suzie learn just how alone together we all are, and the stakes get raised crazy-high in this, the second arc finale. By MATT FRACTION (CASANOVA, ODYC, SATELLITE SAM) and just a great big bunch of C.H.U.D.s with photoshop or something.



SHELTERED #14

STORY: ED BRISSON

ART / COVER: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The end draws near.



SIDEKICK #11

STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

ART / COVER A: TOM MANDRAKE & HIFI

COVER B: JERRY ORDWAY & RACHEL ORDWAY

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

It’s the moment Barry Chase, a.k.a. Flyboy, a.k.a. Sidekick, has been craving from the moment he learned that his mentor the Red Cowl had faked his death, thereby destroying Barry’s life…a life-or-death moment as he finally has the Cowl’s throat in his hands. Can he finish what he started? Is he willing to murder the man who was his mentor? If so…it ain’t gonna be pretty.



SOUTHERN BASTARDS #6

STORY: JASON AARON

ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3..50

Dig further into the grim past of the biggest bastard of them all, and discover how Coach Boss came to be the most feared man in all Craw County.



SPAWN #249

STORY: TODD McFARLANE

ART: SZYMON KUDRANSKI

COVER: SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD McFARLANE

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Jim faces off with Bludd and the costume, and the outcome is something no player expects.

Meanwhile, a mysterious infestation infects the city of New York, paving the way for a monumental event.



SPREAD #5

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN

ART / COVER: KYLE STRAHM

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Ravello versus No, one-on-one.



TECH JACKET #5

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: KHARY RANDOLPH & EMILIO LOPEZ

NOVEMBER 5 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Zack Thompson entered the Colossal as Tech Jacket, but what will he leave as? Plus, his parents make a very important decision that could, like, seriously screw things up for him at a time when he REALLY doesn’t need it. Seriously.



TREES #7

STORY: WARREN ELLIS

ART / COVER: JASON HOWARD

NOVEMBER 12 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Chenglei’s life is changing so quickly, under the shadow of the tree over Shu, that he doesn’t know if he can keep up with it. He’s worried that he’s running headlong into something awful. He has no idea what’s really waiting for him in the dark at the end of the line.



UMBRAL #11

STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON

ART / COVER: CHRISTOPHER MITTEN

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“IN NOBODY WE TRUST”

Only Rascal can save…Shayim and Munty?! But not before she decides it’s time for a pretty drastic change. And that’s not even mentioning what she sees in the blade, or who follows her into the woods. It’s time to stand and fight!



VELVET #10

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART / COVER: STEVE EPTING & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The second arc of BRUBAKER and EPTING’s best-selling spy comic concludes with a bang! Velvet finds some of the answers she’s been hunting, and a knife in the back!



A VOICE IN THE DARK: GET YOUR GUN #3 (of 5)

STORY / ART: LARIME TAYLOR

COVER A: LARIME TAYLOR & SYLV TAYLOR

COVER B: JAMAL IGLE & SYLV TAYLOR

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Romance blooms between Zoey and Rio, but Detective Dunst is closing in.



THE WALKING DEAD #134

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99

From whispers to screams.



WAYWARD #4

STORY: JIM ZUB

ART: STEVE CUMMINGS & JOHN RAUCH

COVER A: STEVE CUMMINGS & ROSS A. CAMPBELL

COVER B: PHILIP TAN

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

IMAGE COMICS’S SUPERNATURAL SENSATION!

A storm rages across Tokyo while secrets are uncovered below the city streets.

“Masterful and authentic” -Ain’t It Cool News



WITCHBLADE #180

STORY: DAVID HINE

ART: LAURA BRAGA

COVER A: DALE KEOWN

COVER B: STJEPAN SEJIC

NOVEMBER 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

DARKNESS FALLS IN WITCHBLADE’S 19TH ANNIVERSARY!

In another life Jackie Estacado was Sara Pezzini’s lover and the father of her child. Now he has used the power of the Darkness to endanger the whole of human existence and only the Witchblade can stop him. Here at last is the untold story…the Death Of Jackie Estacado!



WYTCHES #2

STORY: SCOTT SNYDER

ART / COVER: JOCK

NOVEMBER 12 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

A busload of children disappears in the woods. A strange bite grows on a girl’s neck. And the wytches are getting closer, creeping from the woods. Be there for the terrifying second chapter of the new smash hit, WYTCHES.



ZERO #12

STORY: ALES KOT

ART: ADAM GORHAM & JORDIE BELLAIRE

COVER: ADAM GORHAM & TOM MULLER

NOVEMBER 19 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The Agency is back in play. The weaponized fungus spreads. An old incident brings repercussions.