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’68: SCARS #4 (of 4)

’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.



ARTIFACTS #20

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.



THE ACTIVITY #7

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.  



AVENGELYNE ANNUAL #1

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). OFFERED AGAIN: AVENGELYNE, VOL. 1 HC



’68: SCARS #4 (of 4)

’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.



BATULA HC - Preview Page

BATULA HC - Preview Page


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!



BATULA HC - Preview Page

BATULA HC - Preview Page


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!



BATULA HC

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!



BLOODSTRIKE #30

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!



BLUE ESTATE, VOL. 3 TP

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

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!



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

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 

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!



CREATOR-OWNED HEROES #2 

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

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

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. ALSO AVAILABLE: THE DARKNESS #101 Cover B signed by MARC SILVESTRI and JEREMY HAUN - $20.00



DEBRIS #1 (of 4) - Preview

DEBRIS #1 (of 4) - Preview


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.



DEBRIS #1 (of 4) - Preview

DEBRIS #1 (of 4) - Preview


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.



DEBRIS #1 (of 4)

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.



ELEPHANTMEN #43

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.



ELEPHANTMEN, VOL. 5: DEVILISH FUNCTIONS HC

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



ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview

ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview


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! TAG: A HUGE TREASURY-SIZED ONE-SHOT FROM HEAVY METAL'S MEHDI CHEGGOUR!



ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview

ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview


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! TAG: A HUGE TREASURY-SIZED ONE-SHOT FROM HEAVY METAL'S MEHDI CHEGGOUR!



ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview

ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview


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! TAG: A HUGE TREASURY-SIZED ONE-SHOT FROM HEAVY METAL'S MEHDI CHEGGOUR!



ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview

ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot) - Preview


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! TAG: A HUGE TREASURY-SIZED ONE-SHOT FROM HEAVY METAL'S MEHDI CHEGGOUR!



ENORMOUS #1 (one-shot)

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! TAG: A HUGE TREASURY-SIZED ONE-SHOT FROM HEAVY METAL'S MEHDI CHEGGOUR!



EPIC KILL #3

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

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.



GATECRASHER, VOL. 1: RING OF FIRE TP

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.



GLORY #28

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)

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.



HAUNT #28

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!



HEART TP

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 



HOAX HUNTERS #1

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!



HACK/SLASH #18

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.



HACK/SLASH #18

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.



HELL YEAH #5

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, VOL. 16: FAMILY TIES TP

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



INVINCIBLE #94

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

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

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

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!



THE MONOLITH HC

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.



MUDMAN #7

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.



MUDMAN, VOL. 1 TP

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



NEAR DEATH #10

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

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

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

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. 



REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH


story TIM SEELEY art MIKE NORTON cover by JENNY FRISON incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON retail incentive cover: CRAIG THOMPSON 1:10 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.



REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH

REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH


story TIM SEELEY art MIKE NORTON cover by JENNY FRISON incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON retail incentive cover: CRAIG THOMPSON 1:10 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.



REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview

REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview


story TIM SEELEY art MIKE NORTON cover by JENNY FRISON incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON retail incentive cover: CRAIG THOMPSON 1:10 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.



REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview

REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview


story TIM SEELEY art MIKE NORTON cover by JENNY FRISON incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON retail incentive cover: CRAIG THOMPSON 1:10 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.



REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview

REVIVAL #1 – GEM OF THE MONTH - Preview


story TIM SEELEY art MIKE NORTON cover by JENNY FRISON incentive cover by CRAIG THOMPSON retail incentive cover: CRAIG THOMPSON 1:10 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.



SAGA #5

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.



SAVAGE DRAGON #183

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!



SECRET #4

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!



CHEW: SECRET AGENT POYO #1

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!



SKULLKICKERS #16

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

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!!!



SUNSET: FIRST LOOK (one-shot)

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.



SUNSET HC

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.



SUPER DINOSAUR #12

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

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

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?



THE WALKING DEAD #100

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 retail incentive cover: B&W CHARLIE ADLARD WRAP-AROUND 1:200 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

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 retail incentive cover: B&W CHARLIE ADLARD WRAP-AROUND 1:200 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

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 retail incentive cover: B&W CHARLIE ADLARD WRAP-AROUND 1:200 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 24x36 $9.99



WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview

WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview


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.



WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview

WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview


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.



WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview

WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview


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.



WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview

WILD CHILDREN (one-shot) - Preview


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.



WILD CHILDREN (one-shot)

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.



WITCHBLADE #159

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+ $2.99 “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

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!