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Image Comics Solicitations for July, 2012

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in July, 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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THE WALKING DEAD #100

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

cover a CHARLIE ADLARD

cover b MARC SILVESTRI

cover c FRANK QUITELY

cover d TODD McFARLANE

cover e SEAN PHILLIPS

cover f BRYAN HITCH

cover g RYAN OTTLEY

cover h CHARLIE ADLARD WRAP-AROUND

JULY 11

40 PAGES / BW / M

$3.99

“SOMETHING TO FEAR” CONTINUES!

This extra-sized chapter contains one of the darkest moments in Rick Grimes’ life, and one of the most violent and brutal things to happen within the pages of this series. 100 issues later, this series remains just as relentless as the debut issue. Do not miss the monumental 100th issue of THE WALKING DEAD!

THE WALKING DEAD #100 CHROMIUM EDITION

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

cover CHARLIE ADLARD chromium wraparound

JULY 11

40 PAGES / BW / M

$9.99

THE WALKING DEAD #100 POSTER

art CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN

The epic cover for THE WALKING DEAD #100 cover is now available as a poster! No fan should be without this undead wall candy.

JULY 11

24×36

$9.99



REVIVAL #1

story TIM SEELEY

art MIKE NORTON

cover by JENNY FRISON

incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

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. A beautiful “farm noir” that puts a new twist on the zombie genre, created by NYT Bestselling author TIM SEELEY and acclaimed artist MIKE NORTON.





CHEW: SECRET AGENT POYO #1

story JOHN LAYMAN

art / cover ROB GUILLORY

JULY 11

36 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

Hey retailers/readers/speculators! Still kicking yourself for not ordering and/or passing by CHEW #1, now that you see what it’s going for on eBay? Here’s your chance to get sweet, sweet, revenge, with an all-new CHEW #1, a one-shot spinning off CHEW’s most popular supporting character, and comics’ most beloved homicidal cybernetic kung-fu rooster. Concentrated mayhem. Feathers, rage and hate! Plus: an all-star pin-up gallery from some of the most staggeringly talented artists in the industry!


SAVAGE DRAGON #183

story / art / cover  ERIK LARSEN

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

SPECIAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!

The final showdown between Overlord and Savage Dragon! This is the big one! It’s all been leading up to this! Secrets revealed — blood spilled — butts kicked! Comes with our highest possible recommendation!


DEBRIS #1 (of 4)

story KURTIS J. WIEBE

art / cover RILEY ROSSMO

JULY 25

32 PAGES/FC /M

$3.50

In the far future, humanity has doomed planet earth to rot and decay, covering her surface with garbage.  Now, ancient spirits called the Colossals rise from the debris and attack the remaining survivors, forcing the human race to the brink of extinction. One warrior woman, Maya, sets out to find the last source of pure water to save the world before the monsters bring it all to an end.




ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot)

story TIM DANIEL

art / cover MEHDI CHEGGOUR

JULY 5

64 PAGES / FC / T+

TREASURY SIZED

$9.99

In the midst of a planetary battle for food and fuel, a vast ecological cataclysm spawns THE ENORMOUS, massive beasts unlike anything ever witnessed. Humankind struggles to stave off extinction and the only law is to hunt or be hunted. It’s an epic action adventure featuring the survival of the biggest!






AVENGELYNE ANNUAL #1

story MARK POULTON

art STEPHEN SISTILLI w/ OWEN GIENI

cover ROB LIEFELD

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“WHEN HELL COMES HOME”

Avengelyne tells Father Peter a tale about the Red Dragon’s attack on Heaven after his dark exile. Featuring Lord B’Liale, Passover, and the Warhost with art by guest artist, STEPHEN SISTILLI (Koni Waves).


HOAX HUNTERS #1

story MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY

art AXEL MEDELLIN

cover TIM SEELEY

JULY 5
32 PAGES / FC / T — TEEN

$2.99

“DIE OFF ANOTHER DAY,” Part One

The acclaimed backup begins its own series!  A rash of mass animal deaths leads the Hoax Hunters to the Louisiana bayou. What they find is a mystery that harkens to Jack’s past — and a dangerous cryptid bent on revenge!


WILD CHILDREN (one-shot)

story ALES KOT

art RILEY ROSSMO

JULY 11

64 PAGES / FC / T+

$9.99

Guns. Acid. Cameras. School.

The themes behind the controversial Hellblazer: “Shoot” by WARREN ELLIS and PHIL JIMENEZ merge with the attitude of the GRANT MORRISON and PHILIP BOND masterpiece of teenage revolt, Kill Your Boyfriend, delivering a story of magic, passion and disinformation.

WILD CHILDREN: A different type of education.






BATULA HC

story STEVEN T. SEAGLE

art / cover  MARCO CINELLO

JULY 5

48 PAGES / FC / E

OVERSIZED

$14.99

MAN OF ACTION STUDIOS – creators of the international hit BEN 10 — return with an all-new big book for little readers!

Livingston is a peaceful fruit bat whose life changes when he is bitten by a vampire and transformed into a vampire bat!  As Batula — an avenging creature of the night — Livingston develops a taste for adventure and a need to prove that no matter what he looks like on the outside, he’s still the same bat on the inside.

A full-color story book by FRANKIE STEIN creators SEAGLE & CINELLO!




SUNSET HC

story CHRISTOS GAGE

art / cover JORGE LUCAS

JULY 18

160 PAGES / BW / M

DIGEST

$19.99

SOMETIMES ALL YOU CAN DO IS GO OUT WITH GUNS BLAZING…

In the noir tradition of Chandler and Spillane comes SUNSET, a two-fisted tale of revenge and redemption. On the surface, Nick Bellamy looks like any other veteran retiree left behind by a modern world. In reality, Nick is a former enforcer, who stole a fortune and years of freedom from his former mob boss. Now, in the twilight of his life, Nick will lose everything he cares about except two things: revenge… and the chance to die with his guns blazing.
Writer CHRISTOS GAGE (Avengers Academy, GI Joe: Cobra) and artist JORGE LUCAS (THE DARKNESS) promise to hit hard with Minotaur Press’s first original graphic novel that will make you forget all about your Prius and organic whole-grain trans-fat-free diet.


SUNSET: FIRST LOOK (one-shot)

story CHRISTOS GAGE

art / cover JORGE LUCAS & FELIX SERRANO

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / M

STANDARD

$1.00

SAMPLE IT BEFORE YOU BUY IT!

Take a first look at CHRISTOS GAGE and JORGE LUCAS’s SUNSET with this introductory priced, full color issue for only one dollar! Collecting the first 22 pages of the hard hitting noir tale, SUNSET: FIRST LOOK is a perfect low risk way to sample Minotaur Press’s first original graphic novel.


THE MONOLITH HC

story JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY

art / cover PHIL WINDSLADE

JULY 5

96 PAGES/ FC / T

OVERSIZED

$17.99

We are introduced to Alice Cohen, a down and out ex-junkie who inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother. Alice discovers her diary and begins to read the tale of a lost love and revenge that begins in the factories of New York during the depression and shows the creation of a monster bent on revenge for the slaying of a good honest man.

Originally published by DC Comics, but collected here for the first time, featuring an introduction by the legendary JIM STERANKO and the amazing art by PHIL WINSLADE.


BLUE ESTATE, VOL. 3 TP

story VIKTOR KALVACHEV & ANDREW OSBORNE

art VIKTOR KALVACHEV, TOBY CYPRESS, NATHAN FOX, PETER NGUYEN, REV. DAVE JOHNSON, KIERAN, ALEKSI BRICLOT & ROBERT VALLEY

cover VIKTOR KALVACHEV

JULY 11

120 PAGES / FC / M

$12.99

“…witty, rapid-fire dialogue…gorgeously rendered by a collective of impressive artistic talents.” — The Onion A.V. Club

It’s all been leading to this:  the stakes are high, the chips are down and the cards are on the table as Season One of the critically acclaimed Hollywood crime epic goes out with a bang!  Uneasy allies face off against ruthless killers when a mob hit goes wrong in this supercool, bonus-packed new trade paperback edition from Image Comics.

Collects BLUE ESTATE #9-12.


BOMB QUEEN, VOL. 7: THE END OF HOPE TP

story, cover & art JIMMIE ROBINSON

JULY 11

128 PAGES/FC/M+

$15.99

Bomb Queen rises to wreak havoc in a techno-dependent future, but this utopia is protected by the ultimate hero: ShadowHawk! Will the evil Queen rule the world in this sci-fi thriller or will the hero save humanity from destruction? Join Jimmie Robinson as he breaks the mold in this unpredictable saga.

Collects BOMB QUEEN VII #1-4 plus “Beyond Bomb Queen” a retrospective of JIMMIE ROBINSON’s career and a preview of his new book, FIVE WEAPONS!


ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 5: DEVILISH FUNCTIONS HC

story RICHARD STARKINGS

artwork AXEL MEDELLIN & SHAKY KANE

cover BOO COOK

JULY 11

312 PAGES / FC / M

$34.99

Collects MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN (including the sold out one shot and the highly sought after issue by BULLETPROOF COFFIN’s SHAKY KANE) and THE KILLING SEASON, ELEPHANTMEN volume five is packed with extras, including art by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL and the shocking “strip” from last year’s LIBERTY ANNUAL by STARKINGS and KANE.

Collects MAN AND ELEPHANTMAN and ELEPHANTMEN #31-33 and 36-39


GATECRASHER, VOL. 1: RING OF FIRE TP

story MARK WAID & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

art / COVER by AMANDA CONNER & JIMMY PALMIOTTI

JULY 11

104 PAGES / FC / T

$12.99

Unbeknownst to the human race, a great and terrible evil threatens to engulf the earth. College freshman Alec Wagner is the “Gatecrasher,” a somewhat reluctant member of a covert brigade of warriors dedicated to protecting Earth.  As sole possessor of the ability to predict the opening of inter-dimensional gates, Alec assumes nearly overwhelming responsibility for his team, conducting the Split-Second Squad against alien invaders. However, battling aliens is not the only thing on Alec’s mind. While juggling college and inter-dimensional combat, Alec also has high prospects for his social life, if he could ever show up on time for a date!

Collects Black Bull Media’s GATECRASHER #1-4.


HEART TP

story BLAIR BUTLER

art & cover  KEVIN MELLON

JULY 11

120 PAGES / BW / M

$12.99

Witness the rise of cage fighter Oren “Rooster” Redmond in this gritty tale of self-discovery illustrated by KEVIN MELLON (LOVESTRUCK, SHIELD) and written by BLAIR BUTLER (G4’s Attack of the Show). Packed with flying knees, crazy submissions, dudes getting punched in the face, and a narrative Alex Zalban at MTV Geek calls, “Something exciting and different. In a world awash with generic stardom stories, this one rings true.”

“HEART is a comic worth taking a chance with. It ain’t superheroey, it ain’t in color, and it ain’t your run of the mill comic. What it is is some powerful reading.” - Aint It Cool News.

Collects HEART #1-4


INVINCIBLE, VOL. 16: FAMILY TIES TP

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art RYAN OTTLEY, CORY WALKER & CLIFF RATHBURN

cover RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN & JOHN RAUCH

JULY 5

136 pages/ FC / T+

$16.99

The aftermath of the Viltrumite War continues on! Mark is unprepared for the challenges his brother Oliver and Allen the Alien set before him… get ready for a beat down in the grand Invincible fashion!

Collects INVINCIBLE # 85-90


MUDMAN, VOL. 1 TP

story & art PAUL GRIST

JULY 11

144 PAGES / FC / T

$9.99

It’s the first day back at school for Owen Craig, and it’s not going too well. He’s been run over, got detention, and his police officer father has been taken prisoner by armed bank robbers.

And now his body seems to be turning to mud…

Collects MUDMAN #1-5



’68: SCARS #4 (of 4)

story MARK KIDWELL

art NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

cover A: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

cover B: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.99

A President bids his country farewell, New Jersey becomes unsafe, and in Vietnam, the dead are coming to Tan Son Nhat Airport. Private Kuen Yam and nurse Alice Gleason stand with a small rebellion against the insanity of Sergeant Abel Dawes, following a dark tunnel to the unknown that promises escape…but before it’s over, all will dance to the Tambourine Man’s tune.

And deep in the jungle, where horror rules the shadows, an all-new monster raises its reborn face to the sun.


THE ACTIVITY #7

story NATHAN EDMONDSON

art / cover MITCH GERADS

JULY 18

32 PAGES/ FC/ T+

$3.50

“GOAT HUNT,” Part One

**An issue co-plotted with actual NAVY SEALs!**
After DEVGRU teams seize a Chinese freighter, the CIA shares evidence with Team Omaha that sends three members to Uzbekistan while two others are interrogated at Ft. Belvoir.


ARTIFACTS #20

story RON MARZ

art / cover STJEPAN SEJIC

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / T

$3.99

“PHANTOMS OF THE HEART”, PART 2

Dr. Rachel Harrison will be forced to answer the question that all Artifact bearers before her have been challenged with — will she accept her mantle or reject it? The wrong answer may have a deadly cost for Rapture bearer Tom Judge and his partner Tilly Grimes.


BLOODSTRIKE #30

story TIM SEELEY

art FRANCHESCO GASTON

cover TIM SEELEY

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Bloodstrike is on a mission in war torn Africa, which puts them in the crosshairs of the mercenary THE BLACK BRIDE, and her legion of DEAD EYED GROOMS! But there’s a conspiracy brewing, and Cabbot Stone is in the middle of it. It’s bloody action in the Extreme manner!


CARBON GREY, VOL. 2 #2 (of 3)

story PAUL GARDNER, HOANG NGUYEN & KHARI EVANS

art KHARI EVANS, HOANG NGUYEN & KINSUN LOH

cover  KHARI EVANS & KINSUN LOH

alterate cover HOANG NGUYEN

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.99

“DAUGHTERS OF STONE,” Part Two

In Kernow Lady Fermoy works to unravel the riddle of the Kaiser’s letter, while Waldstatten receives a delegation from Her Majesty’s homeland. Far away in a desolate outpost on the edge of the Empire Mathilde and her team make a horrific discovery. Is the stone’s power more than a myth?



CREATOR-OWNED HEROES #2

story STEVE NILES, JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY

art / cover  PHIL NOTO & KEVIN MELLON

JULY 5

40 PAGES / FC / M

$3.99

“TRIGGERGIRL 6,” Part Two

by JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JUSTIN GRAY & PHIL NOTO

In this sci-fi thriller, Triggergirl hits the ground running, fighting her way to the White House to assassinate the President of the United States. Can nothing stop this one woman killing machine?

“AMERICAN MUSCLE,” Part Two

by STEVE NILES & KEVIN MELLON

Facing the realization that he has led the gang to a dead end, Gil takes matters into his own hands. Unfortunately, heading into a mutant infested desert my yourself leads to big, nast trouble.

PLUS! An interview with PAUL POPE, a PHIL NOTO art gallery, con photos, and original articles all celebrating the creator-owned spirit!


DANCER #3

story NATHAN EDMONDSON

art / cover NIC KLEIN

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

“CAVALIER”

In Dresden, the dance is underway as two sniper rifles are poised on the city’s icy rooftops.  Alan finds that taking the lead is far more difficult than he anticipated, and that if he can’t win, his ballerina’s life will be shorter than a snowflake’s.


THE DARKNESS #105

story DAVID HINE

art / cover JEREMY HAUN

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

“THE CRACK IN EVERYTHING”, PART 5

The cracks in Jackie Estacado’s perfect life become gaping chasms and threaten to swallow him along with the sanity of his wife, Jenny. If that wasn’t enough to drive a man over the edge, the pressure within is nothing compared to the threat from the rival Bulgarian mafia faction closing in on Jackie’s territory.


ELEPHANTMEN #43

story RICHARD STARKINGS

art AXEL MEDELLIN

cover BRANDON GRAHAM

JULY 5

40 PAGES / FC / M

$3.99

“SLEEPING PARTNERS” Part Two

Behind a wraparound cover by PROPHET and KING CITY’s Brandon Graham, Hip Flask and Vanity Case enjoy a cup of tea and sympathy, and Miki meets Apostrophe.


EPIC KILL #3

story / art / cover RAFFAELE IENCO

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

She’s walking death. A goddess of carnage. Bare-handed she’s unbelievable but put a gun in her hand? You’d have to be out of your mind. Elsewhere… the newly elected Prez is accused of fraud on Election Day by the candidate that lost.


FATALE #7

story ED BRUBAKER

art SEAN PHILLIPS & DAVE STEWART

cover SEAN PHILLIPS

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

Brubaker and Phillips best-selling occult noir series continues its second arc, as the dark secrets of mid-70s Los Angeles begin to creep into Josephine’s new life. Drugs, sex, cults, fame, and murder, all walk hand in hand in the shadow of demonic forces.


GLORY #28

story JOE KEATINGE

art / cover ROSS CAMPBELL

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“DESTROYER,” Part Three

Mont St Michel is on the brink of annihilation. Riley Barnes is in the hands of the enemy. Gloria West is on the verge of death. All of it’s Glory’s fault and only her friends can stop her. All this plus the face smashing introduction to the newest, most deadliest member of the Extreme universe!


GRIM LEAPER #3 (of 4)

story KURTIS J. WIEBE

art / cover ALUISIO SANTOS

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC/M

$3.50

Life’s no picnic. Still, Ella and Lou find some quiet time for romance. Too bad death proves to be a frequent third wheel. Don’t miss the issue that changes the game for our star crossed lovers forever.



HACK/SLASH #18

story JAMES LOWDER

art MATT MERHOFF

cover A by MATT MERHOFF

cover B by MATT MERHOFF

JULY 27

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

“THE CASE OF THE KILLER AND THE QUESTING KING”

Cat Curio teams up with the self-styled King of Spies to track down his son’s murderer: the elusive and brutal slasher known as the Catalog Killer. But as their hunt continues, Cat begins to suspect that the King is concealing mysteries of his own — mysteries that can only be solved by Cat Curio, Intrepid Girl Detective!

Bestselling dark fantasy author JAMES LOWDER (Prince of Lies, The Corpse) joins special guest artist MATT MERHOFF (HACK/SLASH VS. CHUCKY) to tell this tale of murder and mail-order madness featuring one of the series’ most popular supporting characters.


HAUNT #28

story JOE CASEY

art / cover NATHAN FOX

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

How well does Still Harvey Tubman know the Kilgore brothers? What secret past does he share with Kurt? And what does this have to do with Daniel’s life with the Agency? All this — and the return of Purgatory! This monster lives!


HELL YEAH #5

story JOE KEATINGE

art / cover ANDRE SZYMANOWICZ

JULY 6

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

“LAST DAY ON EARTHS,” Conclusion

Benjamin Day lays dying as HELL YEAH’s first storyline comes to its bloody end! Secrets blowing out of issue one, page one finally come full circle as the truth behind who Ben really is, who’s trying to kill him and what this book is actually about all come to a head. This is creator-owned, so when we say nothing will ever be the same again, we’re not screwing around!


INVINCIBLE #94

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art RYAN OTTLEY & CORY WALKER

cover RYAN OTTLEY, CORY WALKER & JOHN RAUCH

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC/ T+

$2.99

The new Invincible faces defeat at the hands of the Flaxan Army! The Guardians of the Globe have fallen! What is Monster Girl and Robot’s part in all this? How are they responsible? More of their past in the Flaxan dimension is revealed. And where is Mark Grayson during all this?


THE LI’L DEPRESSED BOY #15

story S. STEVEN STRUBLE

art SINA GRACE

cover ANIS MOJGANI

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T

$2.99

“IT’S NOT A LIE, IT’S A SECRET”

Things are moving fast with the Li’l Depressed Boy and his new girl, but can they survive keeping their relationship hidden? Featuring a cover by amazing poet and The Feather Room author, ANIS MOJGANI.


THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #5

story JONATHAN HICKMAN

art / cover NICK PITARRA & JORDIE BELLAIR

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

“HORIZON”

A glimpse into the NEW FUTURE that the scientists of the Manhattan Projects have built on the foundation of their amazing breakthroughs. They’ve changed the world…is it for better or for worse?

The thrilling FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE series continues in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #5: HORIZON!


MIND THE GAP #3

story JIM McCANN

art / cover RODIN ESQUEJO & SONIA OBACK

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Lines are forming and fingers begin pointing as a clue to the identity of Elle’s attacker is found.  Friends and families are strained, and a mysterious figure lurks in the shadows, ready to make a game-changing move. Meanwhile, Elle’s struggle to regain her memory finds her starting from the very first memory she has-and it’s a shocker!


MUDMAN #7

story / art / cover PAUL GRIST

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / TEEN

$3.50

He’s the newest superhero in Burnbridge on Sea. He’s cool. He’s confident. And the public love him.

The only problem is, he’s not Mudman.


NEAR DEATH #10

story JAY FAERBER

art SIMONE GUGLIELMINI

cover  FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

Markham’s greatest failure comes back to haunt him! A man Markham failed to protect wages war against those who tried to kill him — and Markham’s caught in the middle.


PIGS #11

story NATE COSBY & BEN McCOOL

art WILL SLINEY

cover CHARLIE ADLARD

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / M

$3.50

“WHAT HAPPENS HERE…”

The CIA has discovered the Pigs…but our team of terrorists has another problem: The casino owner they stole from has found them…and he’s NOT the forgiving type.

Featuring a dynamic cover by THE WALKING DEAD’s CHARLIE ADLARD!


PLANETOID #2

story / art / cover KEN GARING

JULY 11

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

After crash-landing in a vast heap of space junk, wayward space-pirate Silas now journeys on to an area of the planetoid, known as “The Slab”. It’s rumored that human tribes eke out a living on this endless surface of fabricated metal… BUT, so do gangs of sadistic robots! Silas will have to gather information and find allies in order to make a stand against the larger tyrannical forces that control the planetoid.


PROPHET #27

story BRANDON GRAHAM

art / cover GIANNIS MILONOGIANNIS

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

A team sent by the Earth empire searches an alien world for a mysterious giant.


SAGA #5

story BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

art / cover  FIONA STAPLES

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / M

$2.99

The smash hit ongoing series from Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples continues, as Prince Robot IV’s hunt for Hazel and her parents takes a deadly turn.


SECRET #4

story JONATHAN HICKMAN

art RYAN BODENHEIM & MICHAEL GARLAND

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$3.50

“NOCTURNAL”

Everything clicks into place as we discover who’s really behind KodiaK. Someone lives. Someone dies. Someone knows…a secret.

Check out this enlightening chapter of the newest blockbuster series of the year, SECRET #4: NOCTURNAL!


SKULLKICKERS #16

story JIM ZUB

art EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS

cover SAEJIN OH

JULY 18

32 PAGES / FC / T

$3.50

“SIX SHOOTER ON THE SEVEN SEAS,” Part Four

Ancient evil has arisen aboard the pirate ship called the Mermaid’s Bottom in this, the penultimate part of our 3rd story arc. Mind-control, maidens, monsters, meat, and more words that start with “M”. Everybody say it with me now: “Mmmmmmmmm…”

“Skullkickers is a finely-polished effort providing eager appeal” – Gonzobarbarian


SPAWN #221

story TODD McFARLANE

art SZYMON KUDRANSKI

cover TODD McFARLANE

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC

$2.99

The new era that began in the pages of SPAWN’s hallmark 220th issue continues! Featuring a classic TODD McFARLANE cover re-imagined by the legendary artist as Image Comics and Todd McFarlane Productions continue SPAWN’s 20th Anniversary celebration.

Jim Downing is a man possessed by a hellish power he cannot control, by a heavenly secret he doesn’t understand, and by an unstoppable drive to piece together the mystery that is his lost past. Balancing the deadly realities of his secret life as the world’s newest Hellspawn with the worldwide media frenzy as a new messiah for the Digital Age, Jim begins to embrace his abilities like never before.  This all leads to a showdown with a classic Spawn adversary…

TREMOR RETURNS!!!


SUPER DINOSAUR #12

story ROBERT KIRKMAN

art / cover JASON HOWARD

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / E

$2.99

“ESCAPE FROM INNER-EARTH,” Part One

Derek Dynamo is a prisoner of The Exile — who has taken him deep into Inner-Earth! Super Dinosaur must assemble a team to track down The Exile and save his best friend, but along the way, he will learn the secret of Inner-Earth — something that could bring about the fall of human civilization!


SUPREME #66

story ERIK LARSEN

art ERIK LARSEN & CORY HAMSCHER

cover  ERIK LARSEN

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / T – TEEN

$2.99

“SUPREME MADNESS”

Supreme is out for blood and Suprema is our last hope — or is she…? Featuring a guest star you have to see to believe!


THIEF OF THIEVES #6

story ROBERT KIRKMAN & NICK SPENCER

art / cover SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & FELIX SERRANO

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / T

$2.99

The heist you’ve been waiting months to see goes down! Will Redmond — AKA Conrad Paulson — be able to pull this off, or will his final caper leave him behind bars, or worse… six feet under?


WITCHBLADE #159

story TIM SEELEY

art DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES

cover JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

variant cover DIEGO BERNARD & FRED BENES

JULY 5

32 PAGES / FC / T+

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“SAVIORS”, PART 1

Sara Pezzini will get drawn deeper into Chicago’s corruption when magician Cain Jorgenson asks her to investigate a mysterious Cult threatening a community organizer and popular young politician. In the process, Sara will discover that the most sinister evil can present itself in the most unlikely vessel.


YOUNGBLOOD #73

story JOHN McLAUGHLIN

art JON MALIN & ROB LIEFELD

cover ROB LIEFELD

JULY 25

32 PAGES / FC / T+

$2.99

When an international role playing internet game becomes a conduit to world wide evil, it is up to Youngblood to pull the plug.  Unfortunately, Lady Photon’s solution might be enough to endanger the team’s continued existence!   While Jeff gets closer to solving the case of a time-hopping serial killer, something is alive inside of the critically injured Badrock — something that wants out!