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Image Comics’ July 2015 Solicitations Brings “We Stand On Guard,” “Bloodstrike” & “Wolf” Launches

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Image Comics’ July 2015 Solicitations Brings “We Stand On Guard,” “Bloodstrike” & “Wolf” Launches

Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in July 2015. 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




WE STAND ON GUARD #1

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

ART / COVER: STEVE SKROCE

JULY 1 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

SAGA writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN teams with artistic legend and MATRIX storyboard artist STEVE SKROCE for an action-packed military thriller that will have everyone talking. 100 years from now, a heroic band of Canadian civilians must defend their homeland from invasion…by the United States of America! The hyper-detailed combat between badass freedom fighters and giant f***ing robots begins with a spectacular 40-PAGE FIRST ISSUE for the regular price of just $2.99!





ISLAND #1

STORY / ART: BRANDON GRAHAM, EMMA RIOS, & LUDROE

COVER: BRANDON GRAHAM

JULY 15 / 112 PAGES / FC / M / $7.99 / OVERSIZED

PRETTY DEADLY artist EMMA RIOS and KING CITY, PROPHET & MULTIPLE WARHEADS writer/artist BRANDON GRAHAM bring you a new ONGOING & OVERSIZED COMICS MAGAZINE. Each issue holds three 20- to 30-page, ad-free, issue-length chapters of new work from around the globe. #1 features a text piece by KELLY SUE DeCONNICK, writer of BITCH PLANET and PRETTY DEADLY.





WOLF #1

STORY: ALES KOT

ART / COVER: MATT TAYLOR

COLORS: LEE LOUGHRIDGE

JULY 22 / 64 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

Bestselling new star writer ALES KOT teams up with white-hot artist MATT TAYLOR and DEADLY CLASS colorist extraordinaire LEE LOUGHRIDGE for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! The crime noir thrills and characters reminiscent of True Detective meet with mythical stakes worthy of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman in this original fantasy/horror/crime saga for mature readers. Antoine Wolfe, a hard-boiled paranormal detective with a death wish, has to cope with sudden responsibility for an orphaned teenage girl who might be the key to the impending apocalypse, California-style. The road to hell and back begins in a MAX-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with fifty-eight pages of story and no ads!





THE CROOKED MAN HC

STORY: GABRIEL HARDMAN & CORINNA BECHKO

ART / COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

JULY 1 / 96 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99 / TREASURY-SIZED HARDCOVER

An expatriate returns to San Francisco to take revenge on a former comrade-in-arms. Their battle of wills plays out against the apocalyptic mayhem of the 1906 earthquake. An epic tale of revenge from the creators of INVISIBLE REPUBLIC and HEATHENTOWN!





’68: LAST RITES #1 (OF 4)

STORY: MARK KIDWELL

ART: JEFF ZORNOW & JAY FOTOS

COVER A: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

COVER B: NATE VAN DYKE & JAY FOTOS

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Image Comics and Meatgrinder Studios proudly present the climactic mini-series that brings all current ’68 storylines full-circle with an explosive, revealing finish!





ATHENA IX ONE-SHOT

STORY: RYAN CADY

ART / COVER A: PHILLIP SEVY

COVER B: STJEPAN SEJIC

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

FROM THE PAGES OF IXth GENERATION COMES A ONE-SHOT SPECIAL EVENT! Ever the didact, Athena IX specializes in cruel, calculating instruction, manipulating her siblings and supplicants with the intellectual upper hand. But this is the Chairwoman’s future, not hers, and some lessons must be taught more harshly than others.





WITCHBLADE #178 SMASHCON EXCLUSIVE

STORY: RON MARZ

ART: LAURA BRAGA

COVER: MAURICIO QUIRANTE

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $10

Limited to 250 copies.

TOP COW PRODUCTIONS





BLOODSTRIKE #1

STORY / ART / COVERS A & D: ROB LIEFELD

COVER B: DAN FRAGA

COVER C: KARL ALTSTAETTER

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

X-Force, Cable, and Deadpool creator ROB LIEFELD returns to comics with a new ONGOING series, a lively romp that reveals a more mature side to LIEFELD than fans have previously experienced. A new recruit to the Bloodstrike program (his identity as a mystery man from the historical Extreme Universe soon to be revealed!) struggles on a covert mission and loses his life as well as his junk to the mysterious TRAGEDY ANN!





SAVAGE DRAGON #207

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC

Malcolm Dragon, Battle Girl, and Rex Dexter go into Dimension-X to rescue Angel Dragon and bring Mr. Glum to justice.





SAVAGE DRAGON: CHANGES TP

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

JULY 15 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

Malcolm Dragon’s girlfriend moves in with him and things get pretty wild.

Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #199-204





POSTAL #5

STORY: BRYAN HILL & MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVER B: ISAAC GOODHART

COVER A: LINDA SEJIC

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC

With his mother’s blessing, Mark now clandestinely goes through all incoming packages and what he finds opens up a whole Pandora’s box about what’s really going on in the town of Eden.

MINOTAUR PRESS





SHUTTER #13

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

SHUTTER YEAR TWO BEGINS HERE!

The next major stage begins here by introducing SHUTTER’s most important character since Kate herself.





SHUTTER VOL. 2: WAY OF THE WORLD TP

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI

JULY 8 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

RELEASED THE SAME DAY AS THE NEW STORY ARC!

Kate Kristopher crosses the Earth to unlock a family mystery taking her far beyond her own reality.

Collects SHUTTER #7-12.





THEY’RE NOT LIKE US, VOL. 1: BLACK HOLES FOR THE YOUNG TP

STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON

ART / COVER: SIMON GANE & JORDIE BELLAIRE

JULY 1 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE

Collects THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #1-6.





IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION: BLACK SCIENCE #1

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / OVERSIZED / $19.99

The all-new IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION series will present special artistic achievements in their raw form in an oversized format. MATTEO SCALERA’s lush line art from BLACK SCIENCE #1 is presented in glorious black and white inks with gauche washes at 11×17.





J. SCOTT CAMPBELL: TIME CAPSULE HC

TEXT: RICHARD STARKINGS

ART / COVER: J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

JULY 8 / 256 PAGES / BW / M / $49.99

LIMITED SIGNED & NUMBERED EDITION $75

In 2004, RICHARD STARKINGS spent Election Day with fan favorite artist J. SCOTT CAMPBELL talking about SCOTT’s first ten years in comics. Richly illustrated with black and white art from CAMPBELL’s files, the conversation covers Gen13, Danger Girl, Wildsiderz, and triggered his association with Spider-Man. Also featured is a 16-page color section.





BITCH PLANET, VOL 1: EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE TP

STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK

ART: VALENTINE DE LANDRO, ROBERT WILSON IV

COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO

JULY 8 / 156 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99!

Eisner Award-nominated writer KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (PRETTY DEADLY, Captain Marvel) and VALENTINE DE LANDRO (X-Factor) present the premiere volume of BITCH PLANET, their critically acclaimed and deliciously vicious sci-fi satire. Think Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds. Discussion guide included.

Collects BITCH PLANET #1-5.





CHEW SMORGASBORD, VOL. 2 HC

STORY: JOHN LAYMAN

ART / COVER: ROB GUILLORY

JULY 1 / 576 PAGES / FC / M / $100

LIMITED SIGNED & NUMBERED EDITION $150

The second 20 issues of the New York Times best-selling, Harvey-and multiple-Eisner Award-winning series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants are collected in one oversized slip-cased volume, jam-packed with extras. A feast for your senses and a diet for your wallet!

Collects CHEW #21-40 & SECRET AGENT POYO.





CHRONONAUTS, VOL. 1 TP

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: SEAN GORDON MURPHY

JULY 8 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

SPECIAL LOW PRICE OF $9.99!

Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly are time travelers whose plans go off-course, leading to wild adventures in the time-stream.

Collects CHRONONAUTS #1-4.





CRIMINAL, VOL. 6: THE LAST OF THE INNOCENT TP

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART / COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

JULY 1 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

WINNER OF THE EISNER AWARD FOR BEST LIMITED SERIES!

BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS’s gorgeous new CRIMINAL editions finally gets to the most critically-acclaimed and innovative piece of pulp fiction they’ve ever done.

It’s “like Watchmen for the Archie set” as CRIMINAL reaches new heights.





DEAD@17, VOL.7: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE TP

STORY / ART / COVER: JOSH HOWARD

JULY 1 / 176 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

The final chapter in the DEAD@17 saga!

Collects DEAD@17: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE #1-7.





THE DREAM MERCHANT TP

STORY: NATHAN EDMONDSON

ART: KONSTANTINE NOVOSADOV, ANTHONY HOPE-SMITH, & STEFANO SIMEONE

COVER: KONSTANTINE NOVOSADOV

JULY 22 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $15.99

Winslow is a troubled boy with a recurring dream. When mysterious alien figures show up to literally dissolve the memories out of Winslow’s mind, Winslow realizes that his dream may be the most important memory in the world, and one that has been wiped from the collective minds of everyone on earth.

Collects THE DREAM MERCHANT #1-5.





EAST OF WEST, THE APOCALYPSE: YEAR ONE HC

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA

JULY 8 / 504 PAGES / FC / T+ / $49.99

The oversized prestige collection of the First Year of The Apocalypse.

Collects EAST OF WEST #1-15.





FOUR EYES: FORGED IN FLAMES REMASTERED TP

STORY: JOE KELLY

ART / COVER: MAX FIUMARA

JULY 8 / 96 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99

In anticipation of the next FOUR EYES arc due in September: Reprinting act one of the epic saga of Enrico, a boy living in an alternate 1930s New York where dragon fighting is the city’s number one underground sport and the cause of his father’s untimely death. Enrico’s literal trial by fire begins here!

Collects FOUR EYES #1-4.





LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME, VOL. 1 HC

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART: GREG TOCCHINI

COVER: ALEX MALEEV

JULY 15 / 184 PAGES / FC / M / $24.99

The critically acclaimed, smutty, sci-fi, and noir first collaboration between RICK REMENDER (LOW, DEADLY CLASS) and GREG TOCCHINI (LOW, Uncanny X-Force) is finally back in print, remastered, and delivered in a glorious hardcover format.

Collects LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME #1-3.





RED ONE: WELCOME TO AMERICA HC

STORY: XAVIER DORISON

ART / COVER: TERRY DODSON & RACHEL DODSON

JULY 8 / 80 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

OVERSIZED (9.5″ x 12.5″)

What happens when America’s Greatest Hero…is actually a Russian Spy?

Collects RED ONE #1-2 & bonus material in an oversized European-style hardcover.





SKULLKICKERS VOL. 6: INFINITE ICONS OF THE ENDLESS EPIC TP

STORY: JIM ZUB

ART: EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS

COVER: EDWIN HUANG & ESPEN GRUNDETJERN

JULY 8 / 144 PAGES / FC / T / $16.99

In this volume the SKULLKICKERS story comes to end, but it’s not going out without a fight! Beer, blood, and battle collide in the ultimate brawl to end it all!

“If you like action or humor, no one is doing it better than these guys.” -The Weekly Crisis

Collects SKULLKICKERS #31-33 & #100.





SUPREME: BLUE ROSE TP

STORY: WARREN ELLIS

ART / COVER: TULA LOTAY

JULY 1 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Unemployed reporter Diana Dane is hired by a mysterious intelligence broker to solve the biggest mysteries of 21st Century America: what fell on the town of Littlehaven, and who or what is “Supreme?”
Collects SUPREME: BLUE ROSE #1-7.





TECH JACKET, VOL. 4: ALL FALLS DOWN TP

STORY: JOE KEATINGE

ART / COVER: KHARY RANDOLPH & EMILIO LOPEZ

JULY 1 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

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

Collects TECH JACKET (2014) #7-12.





ZERO, VOL. 4: WHO BY FIRE TP

STORY: ALES KOT

ART: IAN BERTRAM, STATHIS TSEMBERLIDIS, ROBERT SAMMELIN, TULA LOTAY, & JORDIE BELLAIRE

COVER: TOM MULLER

JULY 29 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

This is how it ends: not with a whimper, not with a bang-but with mushrooms.

Collects ZERO #15-18.





8HOUSE: ARCLIGHT #2

STORY: BRANDON GRAHAM

ART / COVER: MARIAN CHURCHLAND

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Two knights hunt an alien creature using blood magic.





IXth GENERATION #6

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVER B: ATILIO ROJO

COVER A: STJEPAN SEJIC

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Aphrodite discovers the real truth behind the Aphrodite Protocol.

TOP COW UNIVERSE






AIRBOY #2 (OF 4)

STORY: JAMES ROBINSON

ART / COVER: GREG HINKLE

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Are the drugs wearing off, or just kicking in? After a night of debauchery, James and Greg have a hell of a hangover in the form of 1940s comic book character Airboy. The aviation hero is curious to learn what the future has to offer. Hey, you try denying a reality you’ve already altered.





ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE #2

STORY: LARRY YOUNG

ART / COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / BW / E / $2.99

Col. Lloyd Macadam’s top-secret moon-shot program: exposed! Secret moon rocket: stolen by Russians! Life or death: IN SPACE!





BIRTHRIGHT #9

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Only the truth can drive two brothers apart.





BLACK SCIENCE #16

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Catastrophe looms as the traitor in their midst triggers an event that will change the League forever…and cost Grant everything he holds dear. Nothing will be the same after this one.





COPPERHEAD #9

STORY: JAY FAERBER

ART / COVER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI & RON RILEY

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50

What do you do when there are outlaws to round up and you’ve got no backup? You assemble a posse.





THE COVENANT #2

STORY / COVER A: ROB LIEFELD

ART / COVER B: MATT HORAK

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / 2.99

The young prophet Samuel and his band of mercenaries enter the forbidden city in order to steal back the Ark and restore the balance of power.





DEADLY CLASS #15

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: WES CRAIG

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

There is a battle coming. A battle royale if you will. But Marcus is in no shape for a fight.





DESCENDER #5

STORY: JEFF LEMIRE

ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Quon reveals a shocking secret that will change the course of Tim-21’s life!





DRIFTER #6

STORY: IVAN BRANDON

ART / COVER A: NIC KLEIN

COVER B: EDUARDO RISSO

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

NEW STORY ARC!

Abram Pollux heads out into the unknown. An expedition to a distant crash site will take him through the unexplored depths of Ouro and towards a key to unlocking his past.

IVAN BRANDON and NIC KLEIN return for the start of the second arc of the smash sci-fi hit series.





THE DYING AND THE DEAD #7

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM

JULY 29 / 45 PAGES / FC / T+ / $4.50

The best new book of the year reaches its amazing conclusion in “THIS IS WHY WE FIGHT.”





EAST OF WEST #21

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

The Apocalypse: Year Two continues.





ELEPHANTMEN #66

STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS

ART: AXEL MEDELLIN

COVER: BOO COOK

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The new Elephantmen are in town with plenty of time to kill. No one is safe.





THE EMPTY #5

STORY / ART / COVER: JIMMIE ROBINSON

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

“TRUTH & LIES,” Part Five.

Lila’s monumental decision to change the world might not only destroy her friendship with Tanoor, but also lead to a bloody rebellion that could destroy The Empty, unless Tanoor can stop her before it’s too late.





EMPTY ZONE #2

STORY / ART / COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD”

After the ghosts of Corinne’s fallen teammates impart a mysterious gift to her, she’s attacked by a new breed of cybernetic zombie that will change her forever.





GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS #10

STORY / ART / COVER A: RYAN BROWNE

COVER B: STEVE SEELEY

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Please enjoy the unfathomable and bewildering conclusion to the “Cosmic Apocalypse” story arc!





THE HUMANS #6

STORY: KEENAN MARSHALL KELLER

ART / COVER: TOM NEELY

COLOR: KRISTINA COLLANTES

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Drinking all day at a strip club leads Johnny to some unwanted attention from the locals. All the while a turn-coat makes a play to rat out The HUMANS.





INJECTION #3

STORY: WARREN ELLIS

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

JULY 8 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Robin Morel is consulted on the operating systems of pixies and his betrayal of the natural world. Civilization is dying and only five people know.





INVINCIBLE #121

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN, & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU

COVER: RYAN OTTLEY & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU

JULY 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Things have gotten worse on Earth.





INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #5

STORY: GABRIEL HARDMAN & CORINNA BECHKO

ART / COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN & JORDAN BOYD

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

FIRST ARC FINALE!

A leader emerges.





JUPITER’S CIRCLE #4

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART: WILFREDO TORRES

COVER: FRANK QUITELY

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Fitz’s affair with his 19-year-old protegee creates tensions within the team.





JUPITER’S CIRCLE #5

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART: DAVIDE GIANFELICE

COVER: FRANK QUITELY

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Skyfox’s drinking wreaks havoc on his relationships.





KAPTARA #4

STORY: CHIP ZDARSKY

ART / COVER: KAGAN McLEOD

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

•Our hero finds a way home, but it’s only issue four so that seems suspect.

•A perfect jumping-on point for people who love to collect “issue fours!”





LOW #8

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART / COVER: GREG TOCCHINI

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Stel Cain, still reeling from the loss of her children, travels through the nameless dark of the blackest oceans, to rise to the surface and begin her journey to the deep space probe, which holds the key to mankind’s salvation. But there is one last colligation between her and the surface: enter the Merpires!





MANIFEST DESTINY #18

STORY: CHRIS DINGESS

ART / COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS & OWEN GIENI

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

As the arc comes to a close, extreme measures are taken to protect Lewis & Clark’s mission.





THE MANTLE #3

STORY: ED BRISSON

ART / COVER: BRIAN LEVEL

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The history of past Mantles is explored and the horror of The Plague’s path of destruction is fully unveiled.





MATERIAL #3

STORY: ALES KOT

ART: WILL TEMPEST

COVER: TOM MULLER

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Decisions, decisions.





THE MICE TEMPLAR V: NIGHT’S END #4

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

ART: VICTOR SANTOS & SERENA GUERRA

COVER A: MICHAEL AVON OEMING

COVER B: VICTOR SANTOS & CHANDRA FREE

JULY 29 / 56 PAGES / FC / T / $5.99

“THE COMING DAWN”

48 pages of non-stop drama and action bring the eight-year saga to its penultimate conclusion!





MINIMUM WAGE: SO MANY BAD DECISIONS #3

STORY / ART / COVER: BOB FINGERMAN

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / 2C / M / $3.50

Humor is subjective, so be prepared for “The ‘Comedy’ Issue,” wherein Rob meets actual guest star Marc Maron (of Maron and WTF fame) and also finds himself in his most uncomfortable moment to date. It’s sex, stress, and sesame noodles in the squirmy third chapter. Lock the gates!





MORNING GLORIES #49

STORY: NICK SPENCER

ART: JOE EISMA

COVER: RODIN ESQUEJO

JULY 15 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

PART ONE OF THE TWO-PART SEASON FINALE!

“The Election.”





MYTHIC #3

STORY: PHIL HESTER

ART: JOHN MCCREA & MICHAEL SPICER

COVER: JOHN MCCREA, MICHAEL SPICER, & RIAN HUGHES

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Mythic’s enemy is revealed.





NAILBITER #14

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

One of the biggest secrets of the serial killers is revealed!





NO MERCY #4

STORY: ALEX de CAMPI

ART / COVER: CARLA SPEED McNEIL

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

First arc finale.





ODDLY NORMAL #8

STORY / COVER A: OTIS FRAMPTON

ART: OTIS FRAMPTON & TRACY BAILEY

COVER B: DAN SCHOENING

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $2.99

Oddly visits the secret lair of a mad scientist (and son).





OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #11

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

A line is crossed.





PISCES #4

STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE

ART / COVER: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Dillon accepts a secret mission with NASA and the bleak visions of his future intensify.





RASPUTIN #7

STORY: ALEX GRECIAN

ART: RILEY ROSSMO & IVAN PLASCENCIA

COVER: RILEY ROSSMO

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The Mad Monk lands on Ellis Island and America is changed forever.





RAT QUEENS #13

STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE

ART / COVER: STJEPAN SEJIC

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“DEMONA,” Part Three.

The Rat Queens arrive at Mage University: the place where everything went wrong for Hannah not so long ago.





REVIVAL #31

STORY: TIM SEELEY

ART: MIKE NORTON

COVER: JENNY FRISON

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The police are hot on the trail of the murderer Blaine Abel, and Dana is leading the charge.





REYN #6

STORY: KEL SYMONS

ART / COVER: NATHAN STOCKMAN

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Reyn and Seph try to come to grips with the new reality of the “land” of Fate.





ROCHE LIMIT: CLANDESTINY #3

STORY: MICHAEL MORECI

ART / COVER: KYLE CHARLES

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

Can the android Danny be trusted?





ROCKET GIRL #8

STORY: BRANDON MONTCLARE

ART / COVER: AMY REEDER

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / $3.99

Time’s running out for saving the future!





RUNLOVEKILL #4

STORY: JON TSUEI & ERIC CANETE

ART / COVER: ERIC CANETE

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Cornered, wounded and unarmed. What will Rain do? Join us as Rain reveals that she is much more than a woman on the run.





SAGA #30

ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Sooner or later, everything dies.





SAVIOR #4

STORY: TODD McFARLANE & BRIAN HOLGUIN

ART / COVER: CLAYTON CRAIN

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

The media frenzy surrounding John Doe escalates.





SECRET IDENTITIES #6

STORY: BRIAN JOINES & JAY FAERBER

ART: ILIAS KYRIAZIS & RON RILEY

COVER: ILIAS KYRIAZIS

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50

The conclusion of the hit superhero series’ first story arc.





SEX #23

STORY: JOE CASEY

ART/COVER: PIOTR KOWALSKI

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Some things are better left unsaid…





SEX CRIMINALS #12

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART / COVER: A SHED-FULL OF CAR KEYS

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Suzie and Jon continue the worst recruitment plan in the history of entertaining second-act montage sequences. Getting the band together never had so many fluids. By Hollywood jerkhole MATT FRACTION (ODY-C, SATELLITE SAM, Hawkeye) and literally a shed-full of car keys that somehow manages to draw comics.





SEX CRIMINALS #12 KATE LETH XXX VARIANT

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART: CHEP DURKDURK

COVER: KATE LETH

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $4.69

The same comic as SEX CRIMINALS #12 only with the second of five XXX variant covers shipped in a solid polybag so it cannot be seen until opened. KATE LETH, it turns out, is filthy as “h” by the way. If only we could think of something dirty that rhymes with “Fraggle Rock.” ONE PRINT RUN ONLY.





SONS OF THE DEVIL #3

STORY: BRIAN BUCCELLATO

ART / COVER: TONI INFANTE

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The third installment of the five-issue first arc. New family members revealed!





SOUTHERN BASTARDS #10

STORY: JASON AARON

ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

On the eve of the most important game of the season, Esaw Goings is having a hard time juggling his duties as enforcer of Coach Boss’s criminal empire, as well being an assistant coach for the Runnin’ Rebs. Football or murder, blood’s gonna get spilled either way.





SOUTHERN CROSS #5

STORY / COVER: BECKY CLOONAN

ART: ANDY BELANGER & LEE LOUGHRIDGE

JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Alien artifacts and murder as The Cross veers off course.





SPAWN #255

STORY: PAUL JENKINS

ART / COVER: JONBOY

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

Spawn continues to discover his new powers using his big-ass colossal sword to defeat his enemies.





SPREAD #9

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN

ART / COVER: KYLE STRAHM & FELIPE SOBREIRO

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE,” Part Two





STARVE #2

STORY: BRIAN WOOD

ART / COVER: DANIJEL ZEZELJ & DAVE STEWART

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The scathing look at foodie culture and celebrity chef fandom continues. Think Anthony Bourdain in a Transmet world.





STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #7

STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.50

Armed only with his dad’s car, a bottle of vodka, a few good brain cells and a wicked idea to fight fire with fire, Orson has less than two days to help Beth come up with ten grand or lose his self-respect and-of lesser importance-his life.





TALES OF HONOR: BRED TO KILL #2

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVERS A & B: LINDA SEJIC

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Honor’s arrival at Eros, a Silesian gambling/vice space station, causes a stir as the genetic slavers would love to get their hands on a treecat. Guess who brought one?
TOP COW!





THIEF OF THIEVES #31

STORY: ANDY DIGGLE

ART / COVER: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & ADRIANO LUCAS

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

This issue sets the stage for the next phase of the master criminal’s legendary career.





THE TITHE #4

STORY: MATT HAWKINS

ART / COVERS A & B: RAHSAN EKEDAL

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

It all ends here in the finale of the first arc.

MINOTAUR PRESS





THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #12

STORY: KIERON GILLEN

ART / COVER: KATE BROWN, JAMIE McKELVIE, & MATT WILSON

COVER B: KATE BROWN

JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The aftershocks from the Fandemonium apocalypse are tearing the gods apart. Join us for a new arc of guest artists working alongside Team WicDiv, starting with KATE BROWN (Young Avengers).





TREES #11

STORY: WARREN ELLIS

ART / COVER: JASON HOWARD

JULY 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

A Tree stands on Orkney. Five thousand years ago, this was the center of the world.





VALHALLA MAD #3

STORY: JOE CASEY

ART: PAUL MAYBURY

COVER: PAUL MAYBURY & SONIA HARRIS

JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50

Alcohol. Revelry. Immortality. Betrayal. a





VELVET #14

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART / COVER: STEVE EPTING & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Velvet makes a move that puts her right in the crosshairs!





THE WALKING DEAD #144

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99





WAYWARD #10

STORY: JIM ZUB

ART / COVER A: STEVE CUMMINGS & TAMRA BONVILLAIN

COVER B: HANZO STEINBACH

JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The second arc ends. The future revealed. Welcome to the next level.

COVER A is part 5 of a five-part panorama by STEVE CUMMINGS and TAMRA BONVILLAIN. Buy all five issues of this story arc to fit them together into a massive WAYWARD illustration.

COVER B is a variant by online fan favorite Hanzo Steinbach.