On The Shelf: Dark Circle Comics Solicitations for October 2015

Dark Circle Comics Shipping in October 2015



NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE! They say the Hangman is nothing more than an urban legend. A spook story told to scare criminals straight. But those who encounter him—like hitman “Mad Dog” Mike Minetta—know different. They know that when he comes for you… you’re dead already. Join fan-favorite writer Frank Tieri (WOLVERINE, BATMAN) and artist extraordinaire Felix Ruiz (WOLVERINE MAX, HALO) for an ongoing tale of horror, the supernatural and violence… and learn why some men may never be redeemed.

Script: Frank Tieri

Art: Felix Ruiz

The Hangman #1 CVR A Reg: Felix Ruiz

The Hangman #1 CVR B Variant: Timothy Bradstreet

The Hangman #1 CVR C Variant: Francesco Francavilla

The Hangman #1 CVR D Variant: Robert Hack

On Sale Date: 11/4

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S.


THE ACCLAIMED DARK CIRCLE SERIES RETURNS! “Flor de Muerto” After the soul- crushing events of “Bullet’s Kiss,” disfigured cop Greg Hettinger leaves Philly and checks into a Southern California rehab clinic. But a plane ride can’t separate Greg from his troubles. A fellow patient believes her former drug dealer (and lover) has sent someone to kill her, and it’s up to Greg to figure out which member of their circle is preparing to pull the trigger… New to the dark, twisted world of The Black Hood? Then check yourself in for this thrilling one- shot from novelist Duane Swierczynski and superstar artist Howard Chaykin.

Script: Duane Swierczynski

Art: Howard Chaykin, Jesus Aburto, Rachel Deering

The Black Hood #6 CVR A Reg: Francesco Francavilla

The Black Hood #6 CVR B Variant: Howard Chaykin

The Black Hood #6 CVR C Variant: David Mack

The Black Hood #6 CVR D Variant: Greg Smallwood

On Sale Date: 10/28

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S.


COLLECTING THE BESTSELLING DEBUT ARC FROM THE ACCLAIMED TEAM OF SWIERCZYNSKI AND GAYDOS! A man driven to the brink, blacklisted and left brutally changed must crawl through the wreckage of his life to defeat a gang of deadly criminals hell- bent on setting the streets of Philadelphia aflame. Fueled by rage and empowered by years of experience upholding the law, the new Black Hood is a visceral, conflicted and flawed urban vigilante—but he’s also the city’s last hope. A modern crime noir tale introducing readers to the newest—and deadliest—hero in the Dark Circle Comics lineup.

Script: Duane Swierczynski

Art: Michael Gaydos, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Cover: Michael Gaydos


$14.99/$16.99 CAN

6 5/8 x 10 3/16”


144 pp, Full Color

Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/7

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