Image Comics Solicitations for December 2017

Image Comics Solicitations for December 2017

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Image Comics Solicitations for December 2017

Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in December 2017. 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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RUMBLE #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

  • STORY: JOHN ARCUDI
  • ART / COVER A: DAVID RUBÍN & DAVE STEWART
  • COVER B: MIKE MIGNOLA & DAVE STEWART
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW SERIES
  • “SOUL WITHOUT PITY,” Part One
  • Rathraq is back! But who is he, exactly? Once an ancient warrior god, he was resurrected as a sword-wielding scarecrow. And now, Rathraq has transformed yet again—or has he? JOHN ARCUDI and new artist, superstar DAVID RUBÍN, give you the new face of Rathraq and a new direction for the series when the critically acclaimed RUMBLE returns!

WITCHBLADE #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

  • STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE
  • ART / COVER: ROBERTA INGRANATA & BRYAN VALENZA
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW SERIES
  • “LIFE AFTER,” Part One
  • Gunned down and left for dead on a New York rooftop, Alex Underwood’s life should have ended there—but instead, at the moment of death, she became host to the Witchblade, a mystical artifact that grants the woman wielding it extraordinary powers. But the power comes with a heavy cost, and Alex finds herself thrust into the center of an unseen battle raging on the snowy streets of NYC. Demons are real and walking among humans, and every one of them is intent on taking out the Witchblade’s newest host before she becomes too strong to kill. But the artifact chose Alex for a reason, and she’s not going down without a fight.

BONEHEAD #1

  • STORY: BRYAN HILL
  • ART / COVER: RHOALD MARCELLIUS
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • NEW SERIES
  • “THE MASK IS WHO YOU ARE”
  • In a near future, a sprawling megalopolis sees the rise of “Boneheads” parkour-gangs that use neuro-linked helmets to augment their abilities and live for the thrill of physical risk. As a gang war threatens to tear the city apart, a mysterious Bonehead rises, a man with no past that might be the key to saving the city’s future. From writer BRYAN HILL (POSTAL) and artist RHOALD MARCELLIUS ( Marvel’s Contest of Champions ) comes a story about technological and human revolution.

CURSE WORDS HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 (ONE-SHOT)

  • STORY: CHARLES SOULE
  • ART / COVER B: MIKE NORTON
  • COVER A: RYAN BROWNE
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • ‘Tis the season…but not just on Earth! The Hole World has holidays too, and in this special CURSE WORDS event, you’ll see how Wizord, Margaret, and their pals celebrate the season. With looks into the cast’s pasts and visits from dearly departed wizard-y friends (hey there, Cornwall…), this one’s not to be missed.

ELEPHANTMEN #80

  • STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS
  • ART: AXEL MEDELLIN
  • COVER: BOO COOK
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • SERIES FINALE
  • “LAST RITES”
  • A Death in the Family. The last issue.

PARADISO #1

  • STORY: RAM V
  • ART / COVER A: DEV PRAMANIK & DEARBHLA KELLY
  • COVER B: CHRISTIAN WARD
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW SERIES
  • The Midnight Event forever changed the world. Now, centuries later, Jack Kryznan arrives on the outskirts of Paradiso City, haunted by fragments of childhood memories and in possession of a mysterious device—one with the power to change the destiny of this living breathing metropolis, the people who dwell within, and the guardians who strive for and against it.
  • “The sort of comic where every panel contains a world. Savour it.”—KIERON GILLEN (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE)

SLEEPLESS #1

  • STORY: SARAH VAUGHN
  • ART / COVER A: LEILA DEL DUCA & ALISSA SALLAH
  • COVER B: JEN BARTEL
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
  • NEW SERIES
  • Lady “Poppy” Pyppenia is guarded by the Sleepless Knight Cyrenic, but danger is around every corner once the new king is coronated. Writer SARAH VAUGHN (ALEX + ADA, ETERNAL EMPIRE) and artist LEILA DEL DUCA (SHUTTER, AFAR) team up with editor / colorist ALISSA SALLAH and letterer DERON BENNETT for this new fantasy romance.

SPAWN: A HOLIDAY KRAMPUS TALE #1 (ONE-SHOT)

  • STORY: TODD McFARLANE, BEN TIMMRECK & JORDAN BUTLER
  • ART / COVER A: JORDAN BUTLER & TODD McFARLANE
  • COVER B: BW VERSION OF COVER A
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T /$2.99
  • Celebrate the holiday season…SPAWN STYLE with a SPAWN tale that you’ve NEVER heard before. Visit the old world and witness the entanglements of Spawn and holiday demon Krampus.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE CHRISTMAS ANNUAL #1 (ONE-SHOT)

  • STORY: KIERON GILLEN
  • ART: KRIS ANKA, CHYNNA CLUGSTON FLORES, CARLA SPEED MCNEIL, RACHAEL STOTT, EMMA VIECELI, & MATT WILSON
  • COVER A: JAMIE McKELVIE & MATT WILSON
  • COVER B: KRIS ANKA
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • JAMIE said “It’s a shame we never saw any of the gods’ early funtimes,” and KIERON said “Yeah,” and then they looked at each other, and then called all their talented friends to do a Christmas album of (mostly) fan service! Inanna and Baal getting it on! Lucifer and Sakhmet getting it on! Dionysus giving Baphomet a lift in a crappy car! And more! This one has it all.

BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE, VOL. 1 TP

  • STORY: CHERYL LYNN EATON, ANDREW AYDIN, CONLEY LYONS, CHE GRAYSON, DANIELLE HENDERSON, JORDAN CLARK, ALISSA SALLAH, DYLAN MECONIS, KIT COX, MARC DESCHAMPS, SARA WOOLLEY, VITA AYALA, BASSEY NYAMBI, EYANG NYAMBI, NYAMBI NYAMBI, JON TSUEI & MATT FRACTION
  • ART: MARIA FRÖHLICH, JOANNA ESTEP, CRAIG YEUNG, SHARON LEE DE LA CRUZ, TED BRANDT, RO STEIN, NAOMI FRANQUIZ, ALEC VALERIUS, DYLAN MECONIS, VANESA R. DEL REY, MINDY LEE, SARA WOOLLEY, ROSSI GIFFORD, CHRIS VISIONS, SASKIA GUTEKUNST & ELSA CHARRETIER
  • COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO
  • DECEMBER 13 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
  • DeCONNICK & DE LANDRO PRESENT: THE TRIPLE FEATURE!
  • Ripped directly from the world of BITCH PLANET, a crack team of creators spin 15 teeth-clenching tales of rage, revolution, and ridicule. Patriarchy beware…this sci-fi kidney punch can’t be stopped…!
  • 100% Grade-A satire. Accept no substitutes.
  • Collects BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #1-5

THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA TP

  • STORY / ART / COVER: HOWARD CHAYKIN
  • JANUARY 10 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
  • ADVANCE SOLICIT
  • An America sundered. An America enraged. An America terrified. An America shattered by greed and racism, violence and fear, nihilism and tragedy…and that’s when everything really goes to hell.
  • Collects THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #1-6

ELSEWHERE, VOL. 1 TP

  • STORY: JAY FAERBER
  • ART / COVER: SUMEYYE KESGIN & RON RILEY
  • JANUARY 3 / 112 PAGES / FC / T / $9.99
  • ADVANCE SOLICIT
  • SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99!
  • COPPERHEAD writer JAY FAERBER teams with rising star SUMEYYE KESGIN to unveil ELSEWHERE: the fantastic story of what really happened to Amelia Earhart. Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles to return home. Along the way, she forges alliances and makes enemies as she goes from aviator to freedom fighter in a rebellion against a merciless warlord!
  • “Get lost in this other world and you’ll be in the best company.” —KIERON GILLEN (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE)
  • Collects ELSEWHERE #1-4

GENERATION GONE, VOL. 1 TP

  • STORY: ALEŠ KOT & ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO
  • ART / COVER: ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO & CHRIS O’HALLORAN
  • JANUARY 3 / 176 PAGES / FC / M / $17.99
  • ADVANCE SOLICIT
  • America, 2020. Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job. What happens when you’re young, poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for? Multiple trips to the sun, weird black goo, a breakup fight inside a nuclear factory, love, hate, anger, loss—and a struggle for survival.
  • The first chapter of the sci-fi action epic by ALEŠ KOT & ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO.
  • Collects GENERATION GONE #1-5

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS TP

  • STORY / ART / COVER: JIM MAHFOOD
  • DECEMBER 20 / 176 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
  • The GRRL SCOUTS (Gwen, Daphne, and Rita) are back in action and involved in their most bizarre adventure yet! Their mission is to figure out the mystery of the Magic Socks, a powerful new weapon that everyone is trying to get their greedy little hands on. Problem is, Daphne’s crazy cousin, Josie, is also after the Socks, and she won’t stop at anything until she is able to harness its deadly power! Action-packed, psychedelic, hilarious, destructive insanity ensues….
  • GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS collects the entire pulse-pounding six-issue comic book series from superstar artist JIM MAHFOOD. The book is packed with extra goodies, including a sketchbook section, unreleased art, behind-the-scenes comics, and bonus art from some of today’s top creators, including SKOTTIE YOUNG, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, LAUREN YS, ERIC CANETE, ELIZA IVANOVA, and MIKE HUDDLESTON.
  • Collects GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #1-6

KILL THE MINOTAUR TP

  • STORY: CHRIS PASETTO & CHRISTIAN CANTAMESSA
  • ART / COVER: LUKAS KETNER & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
  • JANUARY 31 / 184 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99
  • ADVANCE SOLICIT
  • Athens lost the war to Crete. Now, they pay tribute to King Minos by sacrificing their best citizens to his unearthly labyrinth. Conspirators believe Theseus can be the hero they need, who can end the mad king’s bloody reign…but no one on this world has ever encountered anything like the savage minotaur.
  • CHRIS PASETTO, CHRISTIAN CANTAMESSA (Red Dead Redemption) and LUKAS KETNER (WITCH DOCTOR) reinvent the most fearsome beast in all of mythology with this horrific tale of heroism.
  • Collects KILL THE MINOTAUR #1-6

MOONSTRUCK, VOL. 1 TP

  • STORY: GRACE ELLIS
  • ART: SHAE BEAGLE, KATE LETH
  • COLORS: CAITLIN QUIRK
  • LETTERS: CLAYTON COWLES
  • COVER: SHAE BEAGLE
  • JANUARY 17 / 120 PAGES / FC / E / $9.99
  • ADVANCE SOLICIT
  • SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99
  • Werewolf barista Julie and her new girlfriend go on a date to a close-up magic show, but all heck breaks loose when the magician casts a horrible spell on their friend Chet. Now it’s up to the team of mythical pals to stop the illicit illusionist before it’s too late.
  • The first chapter of the brand-new, all-ages, magical, coffee-laden adventure from Lumberjanes creator GRACE ELLIS and talented newcomer SHAE BEAGLE.
  • Collects MOONSTRUCK #1-5

ANGELIC #4

  • STORY: SIMON SPURRIER
  • ART / COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
  • “HEIRS AND GRACES,” Part Four
  • Secrets in the underworld, war in the heavens…and one brave little Nobedient stuck in the middle.

THE BEAUTY #18

  • STORY: JEREMY HAUN & JASON A. HURLEY
  • ART: THOMAS NACHLIK
  • COVER A: JEREMY HAUN & NICK FILARDI
  • COVER B: ANDY MACDONALD & JOHN RAUCH
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Corporate greed, classic conspiracy, and podcasting collide in the new issue of THE BEAUTY.

BIRTHRIGHT #29

  • STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
  • ART / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • There is a temple buried within a mountain that has never been written about or even dreamed of. Nothing can prepare the Rhodes family for the magic within…but desperate measures must be taken to shift the balance of power against Lore.

BLACK CLOUD #6

  • STORY: IVAN BRANDON & JASON LATOUR
  • ART: PAUL REINWAND & MATT WILSON
  • COVER: GREG HINKLE
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW STORY ARC
  • Frank is stuck in the middle as Zelda’s world deals with the aftermath of the disaster she caused…a world that finally has to address how profoundly dangerous Zelda is.

BLACK SCIENCE #34

  • STORY: RICK REMENDER
  • ART / COVER A: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO
  • COVER B: MARCIO TAKARA
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • END OF STORY ARC
  • “EXTINCTION IS THE RULE,” Part Four
  • A love so strong that not even the end of all things can destroy it. A shattered family united in the face of infinite futility. A victory in one dimension, a loss in another. The chain is broken here and will never be fixed.

COPPERHEAD #17

  • STORY: JAY FAERBER
  • ART: DREW MOSS & RON RILEY
  • COVER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI & RON RILEY
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Clara’s darkest secret is revealed as Zeke comes face to face with his father.

COYOTES #2

  • STORY: SEAN LEWIS
  • ART / COVER: CAITLIN YARSKY
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • The Coyotes aren’t done with our girl Red, and neither is Officer Coffey! When Coffey tracks the teen assassin to her underground hideout with the other Lady Victorias, he comes face to face with these women’s real enemy: Coyotes. Like Southwestern werewolves, these beasts pile into the women’s sanctuary looking for retribution. In the end, Coffey and Red are left with more questions and a realization that they might need each other.

DARK FANG #2

  • STORY: MILES GUNTER
  • ART / COVER: KELSEY SHANNON
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “EARTH CALLING,” Part Two
  • Why is Valla’s fang turning black? She ventures back to her old stomping grounds in search of answers. What she finds will drive her towards a destiny she never could have imagined. Also: what does all this have to do with a swimming pool full of grape Jell-O?

THE DYING AND THE DEAD #9

  • STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
  • ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • “ONE LAST FIGHT”
  • From the City to the City, the Colonel attempts to rescue Clair.

EXTREMITY #9

  • STORY: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
  • ART / COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON & MIKE SPICER
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • As Thea and Rollo risk life and limb to revive a fallen friend, Annora proves that the beasts below aren’t the only monsters prowling the Ancient Dark.

EVOLUTION #2

  • STORY: JAMES ASMUS, JOSEPH KEATINGE, CHRISTOPHER SEBELA & JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
  • ART / COVER: JOE INFURNARI & JORDAN BOYD
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Something is happening to humanity across the world. What ties together a college dropout in Santa Monica, a rogue doctor in Philadelphia, and a nun in the Vatican? The answer already lies dormant within you.

THE FAMILY TRADE #3

  • STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN & NIKKI RYAN
  • ART / COVER: MORGAN BEEM
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
  • “THE FAMILY,” Part Three
  • Betrayed, Jessa Wynn has lost the proof that the Family has a traitor in its midst, AND now she’s on the run from pretty much everyone on the Float. But Jessa has a plan that will either save them all or make things much, much worse….

THE FIX #12

  • STORY: NICK SPENCER
  • ART / COVER: STEVE LIEBER
  • COLORS: RYAN HILL
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Roy has a plan.

GASOLINA #4

  • STORY: SEAN MACKIEWICZ
  • ART: NIKO WALTER & MAT LOPES
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “LISTO”
  • There’s a war going on outside that no one is safe from. Families are being taken by Los Queridos while monsters emerge from the soil. Amalia and Randy have lived on the run for too long. Now, they stand and fight…no matter the sacrifice.

GENIUS: CARTEL #5 (OF 5)

  • STORY: ADAM FREEMAN & MARC BERNARDIN
  • ART / COVER: ROSI KAMPE
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • MINISERIES FINALE
  • Having delivered cartel sex slaves to the extraction point, Destiny has now completed the renegade mission left to her by a dead classmate. But her work is far from done. No one—not the Madrasa Institute or her old “friend” Det. Reginald Grey—knows why she refuses to come in or what she has set her sights on next. Did they truly expect to unleash a finely tuned instrument of war on the world and have her play by their rules?

GLITTERBOMB: THE FAME GAME #4 (OF 4)

  • STORY: JIM ZUB
  • ART: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN & K. MICHAEL RUSSELL
  • COVER A: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN
  • COVER B: MIGUEL MERCADO
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • END OF STORY ARC
  • Fame beckons, and the cost must be paid. Kaydon Klay’s life will never be the same.

GOD COMPLEX #3

  • STORY: PAUL JENKINS & BRYAN LIE
  • ART: HENDRY PRASETYA
  • COVER: SAMI BASRI
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Confronted on one side by revolutionaries and coerced into service by the Rulers on the other—Seneca walks the digital city of Delphi in search of clues. But when the leads dry up, he is forced into visiting the one place he had sworn he would never return to: the Church of the Trinity, the very place he is investigating. There is no one to trust. There is nowhere to escape. There is nothing for him but the upheaval of all he has ever known.

THE GRAVEDIGGERS UNION #2

  • STORY / ART / COVER: WES CRAIG
  • ART: TOBY CYPRESS & NIKO GUARDIA
  • DECEMBER 6 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • Cole and the boys have to go ask the witch Morphea to help them find the mysterious cult behind the coming apocalypse. One problem: witches and gravediggers do NOT get along. And we’re introduced to Morgan: prophet of the apocalyptic Black Temple cult, and Cole’s estranged daughter!

HACK / SLASH RESURRECTION #3

  • STORY: TINI HOWARD
  • ART: CELOR & K. MICHAEL RUSSELL
  • COVER A: TIM SEELEY
  • COVER B: ROSSI GIFFORD
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • With the return of an old friend, Cassie barely has time to figure out who is sending proto-slasher prisoners after her campers or to get busy with a hot camp counselor. Barely.

HAPPY! DELUXE EDITION TP

  • STORY: GRANT MORRISON
  • ART: DARICK ROBERTSON
  • COVER: CHRIS MELONI (PHOTO)
  • DECEMBER 6 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
  • HAPPY! starring Chris Meloni (Law & Order: SVU) as Nick Sax and Patton Oswalt as the voice of Happy, the imaginary blue winged horse, will premiere on SYFY Wednesday, November 29 at 10/9c. This first printing of the deluxe trade paperback edition will feature a photo cover that ties into the SYFY show!
    Meet Nick Sax: a corrupt, intoxicated ex-cop turned hitman, adrift in a stinking twilight world of casual murder, soulless sex, eczema, and betrayal. With a hit gone wrong, a bullet in his side, the cops and the mob on his tail, and a monstrous child killer in a Santa suit on the loose, Nick and his world will be changed forever this Christmas by a tiny blue horse called Happy….
  • This deluxe edition of HAPPY! includes 10 extra pages of story by creators GRANT MORRISON and DARICK ROBERTSON.
  • Collects HAPPY! #1-4

THE HARD PLACE #5 (OF 5)

  • STORY: DOUG WAGNER
  • ART & COVER B: NIC RUMMEL & CHARLIE KIRCHOFF
  • COVER A: BRIAN STELFREEZE
  • INCENTIVE COVER C (1/20): BRIAN STELFREEZE
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • MINISERIES FINALE
  • Five years ago, it was all about pride and glory for AJ. Tonight, it’s all about survival. Don’t miss the final chapter of THE HARD PLACE!

HEAD LOPPER #8

  • STORY: ANDREW MacLEAN
  • ART / COVER A: ANDREW MacLEAN & JORDIE BELLAIRE
  • COVER B: SKINNER & ALEXIS ZIRITT
  • DECEMBER 20 / 48 PAGES / FC / T+ / $5.99
  • END OF STORY ARC
  • At long last, our beaten and battered fellowship draws steel against Ulrich the Twice Damned and his deadly Berserkr. IT’S A BATTLE ROYALE! Few enough will enter the arena. Only one shall emerge as MASTER OF THE CRIMSON TOWER. From the murky depths below, our heroes become GLADIATORS!

HORIZON #17

  • STORY: BRANDON THOMAS
  • ART: JUAN GEDEON & MIKE SPICER
  • COVER: JASON HOWARD
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES/ FC / M / $3.99
  • Lincoln is here to teach the Valians an important lesson: you never know as much as you think you do—a lesson Zhia Malen must learn at a cost.

IMAGE+ #4

  • NOVEMBER 29 / 80 PAGES / FC / $1.99
  • Volume two of the Diamond Gem Award-winning comics magazine IMAGE+ continues with all the hard-hitting content you love. This issue features another 80 pages of interviews, previews, and in-depth features, plus exclusive comics content.
  • Things get really scary in the fourth chapter of SCOTT SNYDER & JOCK’s horror series WYTCHES: BAD EGG, we learn even more about ED PISKOR’s youth in his “IMAGE OF YOUTH” strip, and if you thought last month’s ATOMAHAWK was a concentrated blast of everything that makes comics great, DONNY CATES, IAN BEDERMAN & TAYLOR
  • ESPOSITO have such sights to show you.
  • IMAGE+ remains your number-one source for news and information about Image Comics, and now’s the perfect time to get in on the ground floor. IMAGE+ is once again available for the low, low price of FREE for anyone already purchasing a copy of Diamond’s Previews.

INVINCIBLE #143

  • STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
  • ART / COVER: RYAN OTTLEY & NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
  • DECEMBER 20 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “THE END OF ALL THINGS,” Part 11
  • This is the one where Mark Grayson learns he has a son he didn’t know about. But the good news is…that son is AWESOME! Holy crap! One more issue after this until the end. We’re as sad as you are.

KINGSMAN: THE RED DIAMOND #4 (OF 6)

  • STORY: ROB WILLIAMS
  • ART: SIMON FRASER
  • COVER A: CULLY HAMNER
  • COVER B: BW VERSION OF COVER A
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • The world’s computers have been wiped out. Civilians are rioting in the streets, desperate for food and turning on their neighbors. Meanwhile, somewhere in China, superspy Eggsy’s fighting to stop the Red Diamond from crushing the global economy, and he’s trying to seduce the beautiful agent Kwaito in the process. His cocky British charm can only get him so far, though, and it doesn’t help with his sexual prowess. Issue number four of this action-packed miniseries contains chaos, sex, violence, and crisps.

LAZARUS: X+66 #6 (OF 6)

  • STORY: GREG RUCKA & ERIC TRAUTMANN
  • ART: TRISTAN JONES
  • COVER: MICHAEL LARK
  • DECEMBER 27 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • MINISERIES FINALE
  • “ONCE UPON A TIME…”
  • He is named “the Zmey,” called “the Dragon” and “the Beast.” He wears the bodies of his enemies into battle and has committed atrocities beyond description. Of all the Families, it is the Vassalovka Lazarus who has proven himself Forever Carlyle’s greatest foe. This is the story of the Dragon. Art by TRISTAN “T-Rex” JONES (Aliens: Defiance, Halo: Rise of Atriox, Mad Max: Fury Road), story by RUCKA & TRAUTMANN.

MAESTROS #3

  • STORY: STEVE SKROCE
  • ART / COVER: STEVE SKROCE & DAVE STEWART
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • The most powerful spell in creation has been stolen. “The Book of Remaking” allows its user to recreate reality in their image, and the new Maestro is the only one who can open it. Now the thieves are coming for him. Willy’s reign might be a short one.

MAGE, BOOK TWO: THE HERO DEFINED, VOL. 3

  • STORY / COVER: MATT WAGNER
  • ART: MATT WAGNER & SAM KEITH
  • DECEMBER 20 / 216 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99
  • The third of six volumes collecting MATT WAGNER’s epic fantasy trilogy. THE HERO DEFINED was the series that first saw WAGNER join the ranks of Image Comics creators and continues the saga of the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick. Several years after the events of THE HERO DISCOVERED, Kevin finds himself partnered with a posse of comrades who also embody the powers and personas of ancient heroes. Together they confront and battle a litany of supernatural challenges, all seemingly orchestrated by an unseen malevolence from Kevin’s past.
  • MATT WAGNER’s classic epic of comics fantasy has been beloved by both old fans and new readers for decades. MAGE was at the vanguard of the independent comics scene and continues to be an inspiration for many contemporary creators. With the release of the final part of the MAGE trilogy, THE HERO DENIED, this series will be an essential part of any comics library. MAGE: THE HERO DENIED resumes next month with issue number five.

MOTOR CRUSH #9

  • STORY: BRENDEN FLETCHER, CAMERON STEWART & BABS TARR
  • ART: BABS TARR & JAKE WYATT
  • COVER A: BABS TARR
  • COVER B: CAMERON STEWART
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • As tension between Domino and Lola comes to a head, Decimus Wexler returns with a threat to expose Dom’s biggest secret to the world.

NO. 1 WITH A BULLET #2

  • STORY: JACOB SEMAHN
  • ART / COVER: JORGE CORONA
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • From computer to car. From state to street. The No. 1 Fan draws near. Meanwhile, Nash learns what the other side of 140 characters feels like as she picks up the pieces to a life post-privacy.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #32

  • STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
  • ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES/ FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW STORY ARC
  • “INVASION,” Part One
  • The town of Rome, West Virginia has always been a hotbed of demonic activity…but with Kyle Barnes gathering allies to oppose them, the forces of darkness must also rally their forces for the coming WAR!

PAPER GIRLS #18

  • STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
  • ART: CLIFF CHIANG & MATT WILSON
  • COVER: CLIFF CHIANG
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
  • The future invades.

PORT OF EARTH #2

  • STORY: ZACK KAPLAN
  • ART / COVER: ANDREA MUTTI
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • Aliens have come to Earth with a business deal: a spaceport on our planet. Now Earth’s Security Agents are hunting down a dangerous rogue alien who’s broken loose on the California coast, but one agent’s personal feelings about Earth’s deal with the aliens may push him to defy protocols and threaten the mission.

POSTAL, VOL. 6 TP

  • STORY: BRYAN HILL
  • ART/COVER: ISAAC GOODHART
  • DECEMBER 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99
  • Isaac Shiffron has found his tool of revenge against Laura and the town that betrayed him: The FBI. Agent Bremble is Isaac’s willing tool, seeking to punish both Eden and the corrupt FBI agents that protect it. In order to protect their town, Laura, Mark, Maggie, and Molly have to work together…because Bremble’s strike team is headed their way, and the end of Eden is coming with it.
  • Collects POSTAL #21-24

THE REALM #4

  • STORY: SETH M. PECK
  • ART: JEREMY HAUN
  • COVER A: JEREMY HAUN & NICK FILARDI
  • COVER B: MIKE HUDDLESTON
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • The weary adventurers may have found a safe haven hidden away in the savage wastelands of Kansas. Unfortunately, it looks like someone else has found it too….

REDLANDS #5

  • STORY: JORDIE BELLAIRE & VANESA DEL REY
  • ART: VANESA DEL REY & JORDIE BELLAIRE
  • COVER: VANESA DEL REY
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • A new woman has entered the Redlands coven, but the catch is she’s dead. While Casper goes on an adventure to find the stranger’s killer, the witches of Redlands are left alone with their own problems: the dead never stay buried.

REDNECK #8

  • STORY: DONNY CATES
  • ART: LISANDRO ESTHERREN & DEE CUNNIFFE
  • COVER: NICK PITARRA
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • You never see the thing that gets you in the end. At least, that’s how the saying goes, but with the Bowmans taking on new blood, is the thing that’s going to end up killing them right in front of their very faces? And what does a weird albino boy out in the woods have to do with all this?

RETCON #4 (OF 4)

  • STORY: MATT NIXON
  • ART / COVER: TOBY CYPRESS
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • MINISERIES FINALE
  • “HERE WE GO AGAIN. AGAIN.”
  • This is where the beginning ends. In the conclusion to this miniseries, the real enemy is revealed, and the unstoppable force meets the immovable object. We’re going to lose, but what does that mean?

RINGSIDE #15

  • STORY: JOE KEATINGE
  • ART: NICK BARBER & SIMON GOUGH
  • COVER: IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • SERIES FINALE
  • “SHOOT,” Conclusion
  • The critically acclaimed ensemble drama comes to its inevitable, tragic end. Nobody wins. Everything goes wrong. Find out just how on point Comic Bastards was when they referred to the series as “like a Steinbeck novel, with frog splashes.”

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #6

  • STORY / ART / COVER: KYLE STARKS
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • CHAPTER 6: “WHERE THE RAIN DON’T FALL”
  • Jackson, the World’s Toughest Hobo, is on the back stretch of his long haul to find the mythical Rock Candy Mountain, and while he thought mayhaps he was home free, he’s now stuck on a train with a legion of G-Men, led by the vivacious and indomitable Babs Bardoux, who’s looking to put our hero in leg chains and toss him in the jug before he can ever achieve his destiny.
  • I hope you like train fights, dear readers, because we’re about to ride the blinds into Epic Hobo Action! Also, Pomona runs into an old friend. Okay, not a friend. It’s the Literal Devil.

ROCKSTARS #10

  • STORY: JOE HARRIS
  • ART / COVER: MEGAN HUTCHISON
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • END OF STORY ARC
  • “CHILDREN OF THE BEAST,” Part Five
  • She’s led him to Hell and back, shown him truths about his father’s legacy, and ripped the face off the great demonic Game for Jackie to finally see. Now, Dani Dangerous closes the set with a dark metal climax to wake the Devil himself.

ROYAL CITY #8

  • STORY / ART / COVER A: JEFF LEMIRE
  • COVER B (’90s ALBUM HOMAGE VARIANT): NATE POWELL
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “SONIC YOUTH,” Part Three
  • The second arc of bestselling JEFF LEMIRE’s critically acclaimed new series takes a major shift as the story jumps back to the year 1993 and we follow the last week in the life of Tommy Pike! Meet the Pike siblings when they were all just teenagers in the ’90s and the tragedy that will come to haunt their family is still in the future.
  • Each issue in this arc will feature a special variant cover paying homage to some of the best indie rock albums of the 1990s, featuring stellar artwork by JEFFREY BROWN (Jedi Academy), EMI LENOX (PLUTONA), NATE POWELL (March), RAY FAWKES (UNDERWINTER) and DUSTIN NGUYEN (DESCENDER).

SAGA, VOL. 8 TP

  • STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
  • ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES
  • DECEMBER 27 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
  • After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe.
  • Collects SAGA #43-48

SAVAGE DRAGON #230

  • STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “CHRISTMAS STALKING”
  • American Nazis track Malcolm Dragon and his family to the Great White North.

SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #4

  • STORY: SEBASTIAN GIRNER
  • ART / COVER: GALAAD
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99
  • Dorma shines a light on what really motivates her journey into this darkness, and our adventurers decide to press on, down a forgotten river, to an ocean black as midnight.

SLOTS #3

  • STORY / ART / COVER: DAN PANOSIAN
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • What’s more dangerous than a psychic at a poker table? An angry casino realizing the house doesn’t always win.

SPAWN #281

  • STORY: DARRAGH SAVAGE & JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
  • ART / COVERS A & B: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99
  • A NEW HERO PREMIERES!
  • Look for this exciting new character as she makes her heroic debut.
  • Only ONE ISSUE left until the thrilling conclusion of “DARK HORROR!”

SPREAD #24

  • STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN
  • ART: JOHN BIVENS & FELIPE SOBREIRO
  • COVER: KYLE STRAHM & FELIPE SOBREIRO
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • “DAMOCLES,” Part Three
  • Jack versus everybody. EVERYBODY.

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #31

  • STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM
  • DECEMBER 20 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99
  • Bumbling, bullets, and bottles bring old enemies back together…and together again.

THROWAWAYS #10

  • STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE
  • ART / COVER: STEVEN SANDERS
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • NEW STORY ARC
  • As ULTRA’s election machinations enter their final phase, Dean and Abby couldn’t be further from stopping them—Dean is in a psych ward, Abby is on the run, and Kimiko can’t help either of them. But after months of Ostrander and ULTRA being one step ahead, Dean finally gets an ace up his sleeve against Ostrander’s brainwashed Alpha subjects…but playing it will destroy Abby’s life as she knows it.

UNDERWINTER: A FIELD OF FEATHERS #3

  • STORY / ART / COVER: RAY FAWKES
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • He stole his magic from the devil’s house, then he used it to steal his children from their mother. She’s hot on his heels and sworn to make him pay…Featuring lush, fully painted artwork by RAY FAWKES, named by Paste Magazine as one of the “Ten best comic artists of 2017.”

VOID TRIP #2 (OF 5)

  • STORY: RYAN O’SULLIVAN
  • ART / COVER: PLAID KLAUS
  • DECEMBER 27 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
  • With their ship’s AI now activated, our space hobos finally have the roadmap to the promised land of Euphoria. But what use is a roadmap to those who believe the point of a story is the journey, not the destination?
  • “VOID TRIP is Star Wars meets the View Askewniverse; cosmic scoundrels with the swashbuckling of Han Solo and the trippy edge of Jay & Silent Bob—an exciting, unique tone to hit the comics medium.”—STEVE ORLANDO

THE WALKING DEAD #174

  • STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
  • ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO & CLIFF RATHBURN
  • COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART
  • DECEMBER 6 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99
  • END OF STORY ARC
  • “A SOLITARY LIFE”
  • The sad, sorry, solitary life of Negan. Face it, true believers, he deserves this.

WARFRAME #3

  • STORY: MATT HAWKINS & RYAN CADY
  • ART / COVER: STUDIO HIVE
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • The official comic continues! As the Tenno rescue mission evolves into an investigation of an ancient Orokin mystery, the twice-defeated Captain Vor prepares a desperate but deadly assault. Plus—the return of Excalibur?

YOUNGBLOOD #7

  • STORY: CHAD BOWERS
  • ART / COVER A: JIM TOWE
  • COVER B: ROB LIEFELD
  • DECEMBER 13 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
  • NEW STORY ARC
  • “TEAM YOUNGBLOOD,” Part One
  • Mission accomplished. Now what? Following the events of “Reborn,” the team begins to reevaluate its purpose while lying low in Japan. Elsewhere, a new threat approaches in the form of a Youngblood-obsessed serial killer.

SHIRTS



EXTREMITY “Bike” T-Shirt $25

  • From EXTREMITY, it’s Daniel Warren Johnson’s homage to that iconic bike slide image.


INVINCIBLE Logo T-Shirt – Blue $25

  • Sometimes all you need is a simple logo to show the world that you support the best superhero comic in the universe! Yellow logo on BLUE tee.


MONSTRESS “Eye” T-Shirt $25

  • The iconic “eye” imagery from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s hit series MONSTRESS on unisex T-Shirt.


REDNECK “Texas Forever” T-Shirt $25

  • REDNECK proudly takes place in Texas. Show your pride in the state and the comic with this REDNECK-themed Texas Forever T-Shirt.


SAGA Ghüs T-Shirt $25

  • The beatific face of SAGA’s Ghüs covers the front of this adorable shirt.


THE WALKING DEAD 2017 Ensemble T-shirt $25

  • Rick, Michonne, Carl, and Negan vs the undead hordes! It’s our latest Walking Dead logo shirt!


THE WALKING DEAD “All Out War” T-shirt $25

  • Rick Grimes vs Negan. It was ALL OUT WAR. Red and white art on a black T.


REDNECK Pride Shirt $25

  • Show your love of Redneck and the LGBT+ community with this badass “F’ing Immortal” t-shirt. A portion of the proceeds for the shirt sales will go to The Trevor Project.


PINS – ALL $10

Invincible – Logo

    • It’s the iconic INVINCIBLE logo in pin form!

Invincible – Battle Beast

    • Fan favorite Battle Beast gets his own powerful enamel pin.

Extremity Logo

    • Daniel Warren Johnson’s EXTREMITY logo pin.

Saga – Sweet Boy

    • The Brand’s canine sidekick immortalized as an enamel pin.

REDNECK – Logo Pin

    • Donny Cates and Lisandro Estherren’s REDNECK logo pin in red.

Atom Eve – Logo

    • Now you too can wear the inimitable Atom Eve’s emblem with this pin!

Extremity – Bike

    • Designed by series creator Daniel Warren Johnson, this pin perfectly depicts Thea’s bike from EXTREMITY.

Science Dog – Logo

    • From the pages of INVINCIBLE to his own one shot to Carl Grimes’ t-shirt, SCIENCE DOG can now be worn on your lapel with this enamel pin.

MONSTRESS “To Quote the Poets” Pin

    • From the hit series MONSTRESS, “To quote the poets… we’re fucked.”

MONSTRESS Professor Tam Tam Pin

    • From the hit series MONSTRESS.

MONSTRESS Warlord Pin

    • From the hit series MONSTRESS.

MONSTRESS Ren Pin

    • From the hit series MONSTRESS.

MONSTRESS “Eye Patch” Pin

    • From the hit series MONSTRESS.

THE WALKING DEAD Saviors Faction Pin

    • Represent Negan (or Dwight!) and the Saviors Faction with this WALKING DEAD enamel pin!

THE WALKING DEAD Survivors Faction Pin

    • Represent Rick Grimes and the Survivors Faction with this WALKING DEAD enamel pin!

THE WALKING DEAD Hilltop Faction Pin

    • Represent Maggie’s Hilltop Faction with this WALKING DEAD enamel pin!

THE WALKING DEAD Kingdom Faction Pin

  • Represent Ezekiel’s Kingdom with this WALKING DEAD enamel pin!

OTHER MERCH



THE WALKING DEAD Ezekiel Socks – $15

  • Ezekiel’s star-patterned button down shirt has been re-imagined in sock form. Let your Kingdom pride peak out between your pants and shoes with these killer Walking Dead socks.


OUTCAST by KIRKMAN & AZACETA Sidney Action Figure—Bloody (Comic Version) PRICE: PI

  • From the pages of OUTCAST by KIRKMAN & AZACETA, it’s the comic book version of Sidney, the mysterious antagonist who seems to hold all the answers…


OUTCAST by KIRKMAN & AZACETA Sidney Action Figure (Comic Version) PRICE: PI

  • From the pages of OUTCAST by KIRKMAN & AZACETA, it’s the comic book version of Sidney, the mysterious antagonist who seems to hold all the answers…


OUTCAST Sidney Action Figure—Bloody (TV Version) PRICE: PI

  • From the TV adaptation of OUTCAST, comes our Sidney action figure, the mysterious antagonist who seems to hold all the answers…


OUTCAST Sidney Action Figure (TV Version) PRICE: PI

  • From the TV adaptation of OUTCAST, comes our Sidney action figure, the mysterious antagonist who seems to hold all the answers…


THE WALKING DEAD Lucille Full Size 34″ Replica Bat—Bloody PRICE: PI

  • It’s our full 34 inch comic Lucille replica, back and covered in blood! Perfect for cosplay; perfect for letting visitors to your office know that you will not suffer any fools!


SAGA The Will and Lying Cat Action Figure 2-Pack PRICE: PI

  • You asked and we answered! More SAGA action figures! This latest release is The Will and Lying Cat in an awesome 2-pack. The Will comes with collapsed and extended lance, and Lying Cat comes with alternate legs (a standing pair and a sitting pair) and “Lying” word bubble!

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