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Image Comics August 2018 Solicitations

Highlights include Leviathan #1, East of West #39, and Curse Words Summer Swimsuit Special #1.



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LEVIATHAN #1
WRITER: JOHN LAYMAN
ARTIST / COVER: NICK PITARRA, MICHAEL GARLAND
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

GEM OF THE MONTH SERIES PREMIERE Poor Ryan DeLuca didn't buy enough beer for his party, and while he was out on a beer run his idiot buddies busted out some mystical arcana and performed a summoning ceremony—a ceremony that summoned a giant monster from hell! Join multiple Eisner-winning writer JOHN LAYMAN (CHEW) and Eisner-nominated artist NICK PITARRA (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), along with soon-to-be-nominated-for-best-colorist MICHAEL GARLAND (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS) for an eye-popping, face-melting, reality-defying, nonstop rush of pure adrenaline. COMPARISON TITLES If you like fullscreen monster movies like Godzilla and you watch Game of Thrones just for those glorious dragons, you'll love LEVIATHAN!


PERDY, VOL. 1 HC
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: KICKLIY
SEPTEMBER 05 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99

GEM OF THE MONTH ADVANCE SOLICIT 8.07 x 10.83 trim size Perdy loves two things: sex and robbing banks—no particular order. After spending 15 years in Yuma prison, Perdy wastes no time in getting back to doing both. A lot has changed since Perdy's been away, especially her looks, but that's not gonna stop her from piecing together the biggest score of gold this side of the border. And if anyone gets in her way, they'll be pushing up petunias. A new western series from Angoulême Award nominee, and international star, KICKLIY. COMPARISON TITLES If you like the artistic charm of Kyle Starks' ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN and the wild, off-the-wall fun of Starks' SEXCASTLE and Barbiere and Santos' VIOLENT LOVE, you'll love PERDY!


COLD SPOTS #1 (OF 5)
WRITER: CULLEN BUNN
ARTIST / COVER: MARK TORRES
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

MINISERIES PREMIERE Psychological terror, the undead, and a supernaturally bitter cold come together in this spine-tingling new series from CULLEN BUNN (REGRESSION, Harrow County) and MARK TORRES (Zombies vs. Robots: Undercity). 10 years ago, Dan Kerr turned his back on his wife and unborn daughter. Now, both mother and child have gone missing, and Dan must face cosmic terrors to find them again. He soon finds that ghosts stir when his estranged daughter is near. And as the dead grow restless, the cold deepens... COMPARISON TITLES If you like the deeply personal supernatural revenge story in J. Michael Straczynski's Ten Grand, you'll love COLD SPOTS.


CROWDED #1
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
ARTIST / COVER: RO STEIN, TED BRANDT
COLORS: TRIONA FARRELL
VARIANT COVER: RACHEL STOTT
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

SERIES PREMIERE Ten minutes in the future, the world runs on an economy of job shares and apps, including Reapr: a crowdfunding platform to fund assassinations. Charlie Ellison leads a quiet, normal life until she's suddenly targeted by a million-dollar Reapr campaign. Hunted by all of Los Angeles, Charlie hires Vita, the lowest-rated bodyguard on the Dfend app. As the campaign picks up speed, they'll have to figure out who wants Charlie dead before the campaign's 30 days—or their lives—are over. From Eisner-nominated writer CHRISTOPHER SEBELA (Heartthrob, We(l)come Back, Harley Quinn), RO STEIN & TED BRANDT (Captain Marvel, Raven: The Pirate Princess), TRIONA FARRELL (Runaways, Mech Cadet Yu), and CARDINAL RAE (BINGO LOVE, ROSE). COMPARISON TITLES If the near-future implications of social media and technology in Semahn and Corona's NO. 1 WITH A BULLET had you on the edge of your seat, you'll love CROWDED.


CURSE WORDS SUMMER SWIMSUIT SPECIAL #1 (ONE-SHOT)
WRITER: CHARLES SOULE
ARTIST / VARIANT COVER: QUINONES JOE
COVER: RYAN BROWNE
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

SEE: Sizzajee's sinister sorcerers sweating their way through the sunny, sultry, summertime season back in the Hole World. SEE: a hogtaur in a Speedo! SEE: an invisible wizard with a sunburn! SEE: such sights! Such glorious sights! JOIN US.


HEY KIDS! COMICS! #1
WRITER / ARTIST: HOWARD CHAYKIN
COVER: DON CAMERON
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

SERIES PREMIERE HEY KIDS! COMICS! takes its cue from nearly a century of turbulence and triumph, despair and drama in the comic book racket. Artists and writers, con men and clowns, ganefs and gangsters, create the foundations of today's biggest entertainment business—or at least the tail that wags the dog. Some of it really happened, and the names have been changed to protect the innocent and guilty... ... although in the end, everyone was guilty of something. COMPARISON TITLES If you like the crazy behind-the-curtain candor of The Wolf of Wall Street and Sean Howe's Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, you'll love HEY KIDS! COMICS!


AGE OF BRONZE, VOL. 1: A THOUSAND SHIPS TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: ERIC SHANOWER
SEPTEMBER 12 / 224 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

ADVANCE SOLICIT NOW IN FULL COLOR! A brand-new look for multiple Eisner-winner ERIC SHANOWER's hard-hitting version of the Trojan War. The politics and passion get turned up to eleven when colorist JOHN DALLAIRE injects his vibrant palette into the enduring epic. Helen runs off with Paris. Agamemnon declares war on Troy. Achilles hides among girls. Odysseus goes mad. And that's only the beginning. Collects AGE OF BRONZE #1-9 COMPARISON TITLES If you like the epic adaptations of García and Rubín's BEOWULF and Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology, you'll love this historical adaptation of Troy in AGE OF BRONZE.


DRY COUNTY COMPLETE TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: RICH TOMMASO
SEPTEMBER 12 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

ADVANCE SOLICIT Meet Lou Rossi, a Generation X slacker who's out of step with the rave culture of Miami, 1990. He's a freelance newspaper artist, an aspiring author, a 21-year-old virgin... and suddenly an amateur detective. His humdrum life takes a turn when he meets—and quickly falls in love with—the young and beautiful Janet Laughton. But when she suddenly vanishes, leaving only a cryptic note behind, Lou will have to pull out all the stops to track her down. Collects DRY COUNTY #1-5 COMPARISON TITLES If you liked DARK CORRIDOR, you'll love DRY COUNTY!


LIL' DONNIE, VOL. 1: EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE HC
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: MIKE NORTON
AUGUST 22 / 80 PAGES / FC / T+ / $12.99

9 x 6 landscape format Finally, the acclaimed Rueben Award-nominated webcomic is collected! Follow the timely and terrifying adventures of Lil' Donnie, the worst president in the history of the United States of America. This collection contains the first year of antics of a truly motley crew of weirdos and degenerates as they work (HA!) to make our world a better place... for them! Get one while we still have a first amendment! Collects the first 125 LIL' DONNIE comic strips COMPARISON TITLES If Sh*t My President Says—or really any @POTUS tweet nowadays—has you rolling on the floor laughing, then you'll love LIL' DONNIE!


PRISM STALKER, VOL. 1 TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: SLOANE LEONG
SEPTEMBER 05 / 152 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99

ADVANCE SOLICIT Far from the border of colonized space, a newly discovered planet teems violently with strange psychic life and puzzling telekinetic ecology. Vep, a refugee raised away from her devastated home planet as an indentured citizen in a foreign colony, is taken by a private military firm to assist in settling the new planet. What awaits her will test the limits of her will as she grapples with the strange power the planet exerts over her... Collects PRISM STALKER #1-5 COMPARISON TITLES If you like Sailor Moon and Cronenberg-esque sci-fi, you'll love PRISM STALKER!


STAIRWAY, VOL. 1 OGN
WRITER: MATT HAWKINS
ARTIST / COVER: RAFFAELE IENCO
AUGUST 22 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

When a postgraduate student discovers a way to unlock information hidden deep in our "junk DNA," parts of bio-schematics and other pieces of baffling data are found. This discovery triggers the largest scientific initiative since the Manhattan Projects, with teams of scientists working to collect and collate this information. But will they find a stairway to heaven, or will they unleash something that will kill us all? COMPARISON TITLES If you like THINK TANK and TRANSHUMAN, you'll love STAIRWAY!


TWISTED ROMANCE TP
WRITER: ALEX DE CAMPI, MAGEN CUBED, VITA AYALA
ARTIST: KATIE SKELLY, SARAH HORROCKS, CARLA SPEED MCNEIL, ALEJANDRA GUTIÉRREZ, TRUNGLES, MEREDITH MCCLAREN, MARGARET TRAUTH, SARAH WINIFRED SEARLE
COVER: ALEJANDRA GUTIÉRREZ
SEPTEMBER 05 / 200 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

ADVANCE SOLICIT Four stories of love and lust from comics' coolest artists and writer ALEX de CAMPI! First, a demon prowls the 1978 New York disco scene in "OLD FLAMES," drawn by KATIE SKELLY. Then, a curvy photographer's assistant falls in love with someone way out of her league in "TWINKLE & THE STAR," with art from ALEJANDRA GUTIÉRREZ. A spacefleet captain captures a most infuriating pirate in "INVINCIBLE HEART," drawn by CARLA SPEED McNEIL. And a princess runs away with a dragon in "TREASURED," featuring art by TRUNGLES. Plus steamy prose romance stories from awesome folks like MAGEN CUBED and VITA AYALA, and more comics shorts about love from MEREDITH McCLAREN, SARAH HORROCKS, MARGARET TRAUTH, and SARAH WINIFRED SEARLE. Collects TWISTED ROMANCE #1-4 COMPARISON TITLES If you like romantic anthologies like Love Actually and Golden Age romance stories, but also enjoy a dark edge, you'll love TWISTED ROMANCE.


ANALOG #5
WRITER: GERRY DUGGAN
ARTIST / COVER: DAVID O'SULLIVAN
VARIANT COVER: JASON LATOUR
AUGUST 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC CHAPTER FIVE Image's hit new ongoing series wraps the first arc with a bang. Jack's got a briefcase of secrets to deliver, some hard men on his tail, and his past coming back to haunt him. If you like future noir spy stories with accents of romance, comedy, and revenge, the end of our first arc is for you.


APHRODITE V #2
WRITER: BRYAN HILL
ARTIST / COVER: JEFF SPOKES
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Los Angeles has a new hero in Aphrodite, but a villain from Martin's past threatens the city. Martin may not trust an android, but he's going to need one.


THE BEAUTY #22
WRITER: JEREMY HAUN, JASON A. HURLEY
ARTIST: THOMAS NACHLIK
COVER: JEREMY HAUN, NICK FILARDI
VARIANT COVER: EVAN WALDINGER
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC Everyone's favorite criminal duo, Ezerae and Timo, are back! Revenge and mayhem follow in their wake.


BLACK CLOUD, VOL. 2: NO RETURN TP
WRITER: JASON LATOUR, IVAN BRANDON
ARTIST / COVER: GREG HINKLE, PAUL REINWAND, MATT WILSON
AUGUST 29 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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 Barrett is. Collects BLACK CLOUD #6-10


BLACK SCIENCE #38
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA, MORENO DINISIO
VARIANT COVER: CREATURE BOX
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC "LATER THAN YOU THINK," Conclusion Grant and Sara McKay stand at the center of the Onion, finding not heaven or hell, damnation or redemption, but a truth far grander and stranger than even the Dimensionauts could ever have imagined.


COPPERHEAD #22
WRITER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI, JAY FAERBER
ARTIST / COVER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI, RON RILEY
AUGUST 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

SERIES FINALE This is it. The end. The siege on Copperhead is over. Who will be left standing when the dust settles?


COYOTES #5
WRITER: SEAN LEWIS
ARTIST / COVER: CAITLIN YARSKY
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC Red stumbles onto a group of women putting the men who attacked them on trial. As she watches them forgive their attackers, she is aghast. And then one mentions her sister... Questions will be answered and origins will be revealed in the next chapter of this cult favorite.


CRUDE #5
WRITER: STEVE ORLANDO
ARTIST / COVER: GARRY BROWN, LEE LOUGHRIDGE
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Blackstone is ready to explode! Piotr has beaten every thug, mercenary, and soldier Petropinnacle has sent to kill him. Now, the city's true ruler steps up to show this tired KGB dog what true power is.


CYBER FORCE (2018) #5
WRITER: BRYAN HILL, MATT HAWKINS
ARTIST / COVER: ATILIO ROJO
AUGUST 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC With the world still reeling from the sudden blackout of all networked technology, Stryker, Aphrodite, and Velocity are sent to find a deadly bounty hunter that could help them bring order to the chaos... but this bounty hunter has a secret that might stop CYBER FORCE before it starts.


CYBER FORCE: REBIRTH, VOL. 4 TP
WRITER: MARC SILVESTRI, MATT HAWKINS, BRYAN HILL
ARTIST: RODRIGO ZAYAS, CHRISTIAN DUCE, JEFF SPOKES
COVER: MARC SILVESTRI
AUGUST 29 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

Cyberforce has nearly claimed Jackie Estacado's body from a ruthless collector who wants the power of the darkness for himself, but Morgan Stryker and his team must also deal with a man from his past who wants nothing more than Morgan and Velocity's death... and none of them are prepared for what The Darkness wants from them all. Collects part two of the Line Webtoon CYBER FORCE webcomic.


DARK FANG #7
WRITER: MILES GUNTER
ARTIST / COVER: KELSEY SHANNON
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"MOON FIGHT," Part Two Valla is on the Moon, surrounded by robots building a casino, and she's starving. But somewhere in the massive complex is a sole human overseer with a body full of the blood she needs. All she has to do is find them.


DAYS OF HATE #7 (OF 12)
WRITER: ALES KOT
ARTIST: DANIJEL ZEZELJ
COLORS: JORDIE BELLAIRE
COVER: DANIJEL ZEZELJ, TOM MULLER
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC The plan skips a beat. Someone is lost.


THE DEAD HAND #5
WRITER: KYLE HIGGINS
ARTIST / COVER: STEPHEN MOONEY, JORDIE BELLAIRE
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"COLD WAR RELICS," Part Five How was Roger created? How might he be stopped? All of Operation Dead Hand's secrets, revealed.


DEADLY CLASS, VOL. 7: LOVE LIKE BLOOD TP
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST: WES CRAIG, JORDAN BOYD
COVER: WES CRAIG
AUGUST 22 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

Marcus and Maria have resurfaced, and with them a whole ocean of bad blood crashes on the shores. Shabnam and the Student Council are out to put Marcus and Maria in the grave for good this time, Saya's maniacal brother Kenji stokes the flames of hatred, and in the shadows of those flames looms Headmaster Lin, waiting to reward whoever is left standing with a place by his side—or a sharp knife in the back. It's 1989 and the era is drawing to a close, but it's going to take as many poor bastards with it into oblivion as it can. Collects DEADLY CLASS #32-35


DEATH OR GLORY #4
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST / COVER: BENGAL
VARIANT COVER: ANDREW ROBINSON
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

When faced with true evil, Glory must decide if she'll turn and run, or put the pedal down and face it head-on.


EAST OF WEST #39
WRITER: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ARTIST / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC "THESE BROTHERS OF DESTINY" The army of the Prophet masses, preparing to conquer the world.


EAST OF WEST, VOL. 8 TP
WRITER: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ARTIST / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA
AUGUST 08 / 144 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

We catch up with Death and Babylon in this eighth volume of the bestselling series EAST OF WEST. Collects EAST OF WEST #35-38


ECLIPSE #9
WRITER: ZACK KAPLAN
ARTIST / VARIANT COVER: GIOVANNI TIMPANO
COVER: JAMES STOKOE
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC In a world where sunlight is deadly, former solar engineer David Baxter rushes to escape back into New York City before sunrise, while Cielo Brandt, daughter of a corrupt solar tycoon, searches for the mysterious Scientist responsible for an immunity to dangerous sunlight—a Scientist with his own plans in mind.


ELSEWHERE, VOL. 2 TP
WRITER: JAY FAERBER
ARTIST / COVER: SUMEYYE KESGIN, RON RILEY
AUGUST 29 / 112 PAGES / FC / T / $16.99

Amelia Earhart and her Korvathian ally, Cort, embark on an epic journey in search of a mythical portal that might connect to Earth. Along the way, they encounter new friends, make new enemies, and uncover long-buried secrets. And just how does D. B. Cooper fit into all of this? Collects ELSEWHERE #5-8


EVOLUTION #9
WRITER: JAMES ASMUS, JOSEPH KEATINGE, CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
ARTIST / COVER: JOE INFURNARI, JORDAN BOYD
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Abe plays a game of cat and mouse with the authorities while Claire and Rochelle make contact with the cult that's shadowed their every move since issue #1.


FARMHAND #2
WRITER: ROB GUILLORY
ARTIST / COVER: ROB GUILLORY, TAYLOR WELLS
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Ezekiel Jenkins just wants to forget his past. Unfortunately, now that he's returned to his family's farm, that's going to be damn near impossible. And if dealing with his own demons isn't enough, today he'll be dealing with a few of his father's as well.


FEAR AGENT: FINAL EDITION, VOL. 3 TP
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST: TONY MOORE, MIKE HAWTHORNE
COVER: TONY MOORE
SEPTEMBER 05 / 240 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

ADVANCE SOLICIT Following a genocidal amalgamation campaign by the terrifying Tetaldian robot empire, Heath Huston finds himself as the sole surviving human in the universe. Now the prime target of the robotic hordes and their sinister co-conspirators, Heath sets off to uncover the secret history of the Tetaldians—and a chance to set things straight. The stakes couldn't be higher as the disgraced Fear Agent is presented with one final shot at the redemption he's ached for his entire drunken life. Don't miss the grand finale of the pulp sci-fi smash hit. Collects FEAR AGENT #22-32


FLAVOR #4
WRITER: JOSEPH KEATINGE
ARTIST / COVER: WOOK JIN CLARK, TAMRA BONVILLAIN
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

The dark secrets behind The Bowl simmer as Xoo gets into hot water. Everything's rotten from the inside out and no one is safe. PLUS: every issue includes exclusive bonus materials by the creative team and famed author of Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food, Ali Bouzari!


GASOLINA #11
WRITER: SEAN MACKIEWICZ
ARTIST / COVER: NIKO WALTER, MAT LOPES
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

A stunning cartel assassin makes a bold move against Los Queridos, and Randy's trapped in a town with a horrible secret—and Amalia's nowhere to be found.


GIDEON FALLS #6
WRITER / VARIANT COVER: JEFF LEMIRE
ARTIST / COVER: ANDREA SORRENTINO
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best Writer, JEFF LEMIRE! "THE BLACK BARN," Conclusion Father Fred enters The Black Barn on a daring rescue attempt but nothing can prepare him for the horrors within. Meanwhile Norton and Angie delve deeper into Norton's past and zero in on the secrets of the Barn.


THE GRAVEDIGGERS UNION #9
WRITER / COVER: WES CRAIG
ARTIST: WES CRAIG, TOBY CYPRESS, NIKO GUARDIA
VARIANT COVER: NIC KLEIN
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

SERIES FINALE For the earth to live, mankind must die...


HACK/SLASH RESURRECTION #10
WRITER: TINI HOWARD
ARTIST: CELOR, K. MICHAEL RUSSELL
COVER: RICHARD PACE
VARIANT COVER: JIM TERRY
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

More mayhem, murder, monsters, and mankinis as Cassie and Vlad team with Vampirella to save a nice little town from its dark history, while discovering more about Cassie's lineage.


HIT-GIRL #7
WRITER: JEFF LEMIRE
ARTIST / COVER: EDUARDO RISSO
VARIANT COVER: EDUARDO RISSO, SKOTTIE YOUNG
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Written by JEFF LEMIRE, a 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best Writer! Hit-Girl's holed up in a cabin in the woods, nursing bear-trap wounds and recovering from a fall through the ice. But Billy Baker and his gang have found her hideout, and these local hunters can track anything in the snow. How many can Hit-Girl slay before the Mounties show up?


I HATE FAIRYLAND, VOL. 4 TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: SKOTTIE YOUNG
AUGUST 29 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

What started as a normal, everyday, child-sucked-into-a-magical-land-to-fulfill-an-inane-quest has changed Fairyland forever. In the continuation of SKOTTIE YOUNG'S saccharine fantasy-satire, Gertrude hands over the spotlight to Larry, Duncan Dragon, and some of Fairyland's other supporting cast, misfits, and forgotten threats. Collects I HATE FAIRYLAND #16-20


ICE CREAM MAN #6
WRITER: W. MAXWELL PRINCE
ARTIST / COVER: MARTIN MORAZZO, CHRIS O'HALLORAN
VARIANT COVER: CHRISTIAN WARD
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"STRANGE NEAPOLITAN" Sometimes, without a word, your life splits into three.


IMAGE+ #12 "WYTCHES: BAD EGG," PART 12
WRITER: SCOTT SNYDER
ARTIST: JOCK , MATT HOLLINGSWORTH
AUGUST 01 / 80 PAGES / FC / E / $1.99

IMAGE+ captures the unrelenting imagination and inspired craft behind the comics redefining the industry now. Packed with exclusive previews, features, and art walkthroughs, this issue features NICK PITARRA and his frenzied art for his Kaiju-themed blockbuster with writer JOHN LAYMAN, LEVIATHAN. We also explore the deep chronology behind Image's longest-running books, with writers charting their process for evolving characters and worlds over decades. SCOTT SNYDER and JOCK's WYTCHES: BAD EGG reaches its unnerving penultimate chapter, as two boys discover the monsters lurking in the woods—and in their families—who have sold their souls to eldritch horrors. IMAGE+ is free with any purchase of Diamond's Previews.


ISOLA #5
WRITER: BRENDEN FLETCHER, KARL KERSCHL
ARTIST / VARIANT COVER: KARL KERSCHL, MSASSYK
COVER: KARL KERSCHL
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC Rook and Olwyn face each other at the end of the road. Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki. ISOLA WILL RETURN IN JANUARY 2019.


KILL OR BE KILLED, VOL. 4 TP
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
ARTIST: SEAN PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS
AUGUST 15 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

Dylan has committed himself, but now trapped behind the walls of a mental institution, he finds the evil and corruption of the outside world have followed him there. Collects KILL OR BE KILLED #15-20


THE LAST SIEGE #3 (OF 8)
WRITER: LANDRY Q. WALKER
ARTIST / COVER: JUSTIN GREENWOOD
COLORS: ERIC JONES
VARIANT COVER: RAMON VILLALOBOS
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

On the outskirts of the forest, Feist's men prepare to seize the castle, promising to rain death upon the defenders. Unaware of this peril, the court advisors search for clues to the origin of the mysterious Stranger.


MAESTROS #7
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: STEVE SKROCE
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best New Series and Best Coloring by DAVE STEWART! The Book of Remaking has been opened and its spell cast; all of creation has been undone and all that is left is the great stillness of Emptiness... and Mardok. But something stirs in the dark. Something with over ten hours of battery life...


MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #11 (OF 15)
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: MATT WAGNER
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Desperation leads Kevin Matchstick to follow an elusive trail in the search for his missing family even as, undaunted, Magda and Hugo venture into the unknown in an attempt to escape their captors. Meanwhile, the Umbra Mother goes to extreme lengths to revitalize her dwindling power.


THE MAGIC ORDER #3 (OF 6)
WRITER: MARK MILLAR
ARTIST / COVER / VARIANT COVER: OLIVIER COIPEL
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

With each wizard brutally murdered, Madame Albany comes another step closer to seizing the dark power of the Orichalcum as her own. The next kill on her list: Leonard Moonstone. Is her gruesome assassin powerful enough to destroy the leader of The Magic Order?


MEDIEVAL SPAWN/WITCHBLADE #4 (OF 4)
WRITER: BRIAN HABERLIN, BRIAN HOLGUIN
ARTIST / COVER: BRIAN HABERLIN
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

MINISERIES FINALE Spawn and Witchblade in a battle to end all battles to save our world. This series grand finale is not to be missed!


NEW LIEUTENANTS OF METAL #2 (OF 4)
WRITER: JOE CASEY
ARTIST / COVER: ULISES FARINAS
AUGUST 08 / 40 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

The search for Manowarrior begins! But can they find him in time?


THE NEW WORLD #2 (OF 5)
WRITER: ALES KOT
ARTIST: TRADD MOORE, HEATHER MOORE
COVER / VARIANT COVER: TRADD MOORE, HEATHER MOORE, TOM MULLER
AUGUST 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

On the run, but not the way you might think. Unless... you guessed.


OBLIVION SONG BY KIRKMAN & DE FELICI #6
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTIST: LORENZO DE FELICI, ANNALISA LEONI
COVER: LORENZO DE FELICI
AUGUST 08 / 28 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC Nathan's world is collapsing around him. Things on Earth couldn't be going any worse, and in Oblivion, Nathan has found a large group of survivors... who don't want to leave.


OUTPOST ZERO #2
WRITER: SEAN KELLEY MCKEEVER
ARTIST / COVER: ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI, JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

As the Outpost struggles to rebound in the aftermath of a disastrous storm, Alea comes face to face with a loss she never expected... and refuses to accept.


PAPER GIRLS #23
WRITER: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ARTIST: CLIFF CHIANG, MATT WILSON
COVER: CLIFF CHIANG
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

New friends are silver, but old friends may be the only ones who can help the Paper Girls survive the year 2171.


PARADISO #6
WRITER: RAM V
ARTIST / COVER: DEV PRAMANIK, ALBA CARDONA
VARIANT COVER: MARTIN SIMMONDS
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"DARK DWELLERS," Part Two In the city beneath the city, Jack learns more of his past and his connection to Paradiso. Relationships are strained as revelations lead to distrust and Paradiso intervenes once more to save a seemingly inconsequential life.


PORT OF EARTH #8
WRITER: ZACK KAPLAN
ARTIST / COVER: ANDREA MUTTI
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC For the first time ever, news cameras and human eyes see inside the Port of Earth as ESA Agents Rice and McIntyre confront a deadly assassin. But can they control their emotions and bring the alien to justice without threatening the stability of our deal with the alien Consortium?


POSTAL, VOL. 7 TP
WRITER: BRYAN HILL
ARTIST / COVER: ISAAC GOODHART
AUGUST 15 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

The war for Eden is over, but Laura faces the most important choice of her life: what to do with her son Mark's future. Collects POSTAL #25, POSTAL: MARK, POSTAL: LAURA


PROXIMA CENTAURI #3 (OF 6)
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: FAREL DALRYMPLE
AUGUST 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

"PROXIMA CENTAURI," Part Three After another emotional outburst, teenage wizard Sherwood Breadcoat goes on a bike ride and is challenged by a host of menacing characters.


THE REALM #9
WRITER: SETH M. PECK
ARTIST: JEREMY HAUN
COVER: JEREMY HAUN, NICK FILARDI
VARIANT COVER: CHRISTOPHER MITTEN
AUGUST 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Will's terrible secret is revealed! Plus: meet..."The Crow Feeders"!


REDNECK #14
WRITER: DONNY CATES
ARTIST / COVER: LISANDRO ESTHERREN, DEE CUNNIFFE
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

After the events of last issue, Bartlett will forever be a changed man. Can the Bowmans and July's family ever co-exist? And what in the hell is the Parliament of Elders?


ROSE, VOL. 2 TP
WRITER: MEREDITH FINCH
ARTIST / COVER: IG GUARA
AUGUST 15 / 160 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

A ghost from the past threatens to derail Rose's desperate search for her companions and calls into question her worthiness to become a Guardian. While Thorne struggles to come to terms with Rose's new knight protector, Drucilla's magical collar compels him to commit an unthinkable act. Will's commitment to the rebellion is tested with Ila's capture and secrets long hidden are finally revealed in the dungeons of Ttereve. Collects ROSE #7-12


ROYAL CITY #14
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: JEFF LEMIRE
VARIANT COVER: EMI LENOX, RAY FAWKES
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

SERIES FINALE A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best New Series and Best Writer, JEFF LEMIRE! The critically acclaimed, multi-generational saga of the Pike family comes to its conclusion as the ghosts of the past catch up to them and point the Pike Family toward an unexpected future.


RUMBLE (2017) #6
WRITER: JOHN ARCUDI
ARTIST / COVER: DAVID RUBIN
VARIANT COVER: PETER SNEJBJERG
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC With art by DAVID RUBÍN, a 2018 Eisner Award nominee for both Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team and Best Coloring! "THINGS REMOTE," Part One Rathraq has discovered his immortal heart lies at the bottom of the Lake Kitchuron. Now he, Bobby, Timah, Cogan, and Del set sail to recover it.


SAVAGE DRAGON #237
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: ERIK LARSEN
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"BEWARE THE SCOURGE" Enter the sinister leader of Toronto's underworld: the deadly Scourge! Malcolm Dragon faces his biggest challenge to date and the world he knows hangs in the balance.


SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #11
WRITER: SEBASTIAN GIRNER
ARTIST / COVER: GALAAD
VARIANT COVER: GALAAD, JEFF POWELL
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC "RITES OF SEPARATION," Part One (of Two) Dorma returns home from her adventures in the Dragon's Maw to deliver the sad news of her brother's passing to their parents. While preparing the burial rites for his journey to the afterlife, she must face the darkness of her ancestral home that she's feared all her life.


SEVEN TO ETERNITY #11
WRITER: RICK REMENDER
ARTIST / COVER: JEROME OPEÑA, MATT HOLLINGSWORTH
VARIANT COVER: BENGAL
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

The Mosak are on Adam Osidis and the Mud King's trail, led by the best tracker in all of Zhal: Adam's own daughter.


SEX CRIMINALS, VOL. 5: FIVE-FINGERED DISCOUNT TP
WRITER: MATT FRACTION
ARTIST / COVER: CHIP ZDARSKY
AUGUST 08 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

Suzie and Jon have that special something—when they have sex, they freeze time and do crimes. Well—they HAD that special something. In the aftermath of what would appear to be a breakup, where do our two love-crazy time-freezing sex-having bank robbers go? REBOUND AHOY! Also everything gets more dangerous and complicated? But it's okay. Collects SEX CRIMINALS #21-25


SHANGHAI RED #3
WRITER: CHRISTOPHER SEBELA
ARTIST / COVER: JOSHUA HIXSON
VARIANT COVER: TESS FOWLER
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

With two of the men who abducted her carved off her list, Red's hands are bloody again as she looks to take out the rest of the names responsible. But when she's detoured into the heart of Portland's corruption and comes face to face with her sister, Red will face some ugly truths about how far from home she really is and how much longer her list needs to be.


SKYWARD #5
WRITER: JOE HENDERSON
ARTIST: LEE GARBETT, ANTONIO FABELA
COVER: LEE GARBETT
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC "MY LOW-G LIFE," Conclusion The pulse-pounding conclusion of our first arc! Everything comes to a head as Willa takes the fight to Barrow. And not everyone's getting out of this one alive...


SNOTGIRL #11
WRITER / VARIANT COVER: BRYAN LEE O'MALLEY
ARTIST / COVER: LESLIE HUNG
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC Chapter 11: "MY SECOND DATE" While her friends have some concerns, Lottie just wants to take her relationship with Caroline to the next level—which is why she's keeping it a complete secret!


SPAWN #289
WRITER: TODD MCFARLANE
ARTIST / VARIANT COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
COVER: FRANCESCO MATTINA
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

The countdown to the giant-sized 300th issue begins here! Spawn catches his first victim as he continues to search for the men responsible for his wife's death.


STELLAR #3
WRITER: JOSEPH KEATINGE
ARTIST / COVER: BRET BLEVINS
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Across innumerable years and countless galaxies, Zenith has pursued Stellar. He was always the worst of the ultimate weapons, and now he's finally found her... but, boy, has she changed.


STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES, VOL. 2 TP
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM
AUGUST 29 / 248 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99

What would you do for love? How far would you go for revenge? "SUNSHINE & ROSES" tells the story of a boy and a girl: how they fell in love and hatched a scheme to blow up the Baltimore underworld. There is no crime book remotely like STRAY BULLETS and with "SUNSHINE & ROSES," the uncompromising, Eisner Award-winning team of DAVID AND MARIA LAPHAM craft a heist story like you never seen. Collects STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #9-16


THIEF OF THIEVES #39
WRITER: BRETT LEWIS
ARTIST / COVER: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH, ADRIANO LUCAS
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Conrad Paulson... lives? But he's stuck in prison. In Russia. In the dead of winter. Surely, it'll be a piece of cake to break him out, right?


UNNATURAL #2 (OF 12)
WRITER / ARTIST / COVER: MIRKA ANDOLFO
VARIANT COVER: ARTGERM
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

While Leslie's life has just been turned upside down by THAT message, her best friend Trish goes on a hunt to discover what lies beneath her unnatural (and yet attractive) recurring dream. Oh, and who's the mysterious hooded figure spying on her?


THE WALKING DEAD #182
WRITER: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ARTIST: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, CLIFF RATHBURN
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD, DAVE STEWART
VARIANT COVER: BILL SIENKIEWICZ
AUGUST 01 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99

John, the savage new leader of the Saviors, has turned over a new leaf... just in time for an alliance with The Commonwealth?


THE WALKING DEAD COMIC BOOK BOX
AUGUST 31 / 0 PAGES / FC / E / $13.95

As THE WALKING DEAD hits its 15th Anniversary, what better way to store your collection than in this new TWD-themed short comic storage box from BCW. Double thickness handles and bottom, stackable, holds 150-175 comics. Interior Dimensions (WxHxL): 7 ⅝ x 10 ⅞ x 15 ½ Exterior Dimensions (WxHxL): 8 ¼ x 11 ½ x 16 ¾ OFFERED AGAIN WALKING DEAD HILLTOP FACTION KEYCHAIN (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD SAVIORS FACTION KEYCHAIN (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD KINGDOM FACTION KEYCHAIN (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD SURVIVORS FACTION KEYCHAIN (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD HILLTOP FACTION 4 INCH PATCH (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD SAVIORS FACTION 4 INCH PATCH (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD KINGDOM FACTION 4 INCH PATCH (C: 0-1-2) WALKING DEAD SURVIVORS FACTION 4 INCH PATCH (C: 0-1-2)


WAYWARD #28
WRITER: JIM ZUB
ARTIST / COVER: STEVEN CUMMINGS, TAMRA BONVILLAIN
VARIANT COVER: KIDCHAN
AUGUST 29 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

"BOUND TO FATE," Part Three Hell on Earth and a hell of a fight. The strings of fate are pulled ever tighter...


THE WEATHERMAN #3
WRITER: JODY LEHEUP
ARTIST / COVER: NATHAN FOX
VARIANT COVER: MARCOS MARTIN
AUGUST 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Cut off, on the run, and hunted by The Marshal, Nathan and Cross try to stay alive long enough to find Nathan's lost memory and the key to stopping another world-ending attack. But they'll have to survive each other first...


THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #39
WRITER: KIERON GILLEN
ARTIST / COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE, DEE CUNNIFFE
VARIANT COVER: DEE CUNNIFFE, PHIL JIMENEZ
AUGUST 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END OF STORY ARC A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best Continuing Series and Best Lettering by CLAYTON COWLES! "MOTHERING INVENTION," Conclusion Well, it's the end of the arc, in just about every way you could define those particular words.


WITCHBLADE (2017) #7
WRITER: CAITLIN KITTREDGE
ARTIST / COVER: ROBERTA INGRANATA
AUGUST 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC "GOOD INTENTIONS," Part One Breaking a demon's stranglehold on New York City was only the beginning for Alex and Team Witchblade—now somebody much worse than a demon wants the Artifact, and they'll do anything to get it.


YOUNGBLOOD #14
WRITER: CHAD BOWERS
ARTIST / COVER: CORY HAMSCHER
VARIANT COVER: ROB LIEFELD
AUGUST 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

"THE BLOOD WAR," Part Two Chapel and Battlestone's war over who gets to kill Psi-Fire hardest threatens to leave a Kansas-sized crater in the middle of America. And finally—after thirteen issues—Shaft comes clean about the last mission of the original Youngblood! All your questions will be answered... except that one.



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