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On The Shelf: #ImageComics Solicitations For February 2016

Image Comics Solicitations for February 2016

 

ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE #9 (OF 11) STORY: LARRY YOUNG ART / COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / BW / T+ / $2.99

The closest honky-tonk is 240,000 miles away. It’s CHEERS in space.

 

 

THE AUTUMNLANDS #10 STORY: KURT BUSIEK ART / COVER: BENJAMIN DEWEY

FEBRUARY 10 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Things have gotten very bad, up the mountain. Very bad.

 

 

 

AXCEND #5 STORY: SHANE DAVIS ART / COVERS A & B: SHANE DAVIS, MICHELLE DELECKI, & MORRY HOLLOWELL

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

END GAME: With the truth revealed about DOG, Morn and Rayne find themselves pitted against the disillusioned Ruin, as the R.U.N. nukes rapidly approach American soil.

 

 

BIRTHRIGHT #14 STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON ART / COVER A: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS COVER B: NICK DRAGOTTA

 

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

In the aftermath of last issue’s epic battle, a new war begins…between brothers.

BITCH PLANET #7 STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK ART / COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO

FEBRUARY 3 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC Makoto arrives on Bitch Planet. Whitney has to answer for Meiko’s death. Kam gets a new cellmate and a critical clue to the whereabouts of her sister.

 

BLACK JACK KETCHUM #3 (OF 4) STORY: BRIAN SCHIRMER ART: CLAUDIA BALBONI COVER: JEREMY SALIBA

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

The Judge closes in! The identity of the Gambler is revealed! The search for Black Jack reaches its conclusion! And Tom finds himself outnumbered, outgunned, and quite possibly out of his mind!

 

BLACK MAGICK #5 STORY: GREG RUCKA ART / COVER A: NICOLA SCOTT COVER B: STEPHANIE HANS

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Book One: “Awakening,” Conclusion Trial by divination.

 

BLACK SCIENCE #20 STORY: RICK REMENDER ART: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO COVER: MATTEO SCALERA

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“Godworld” Part 4 The last Dimensionaut returns to save the Eververse.

 

CHEW #55 STORY: JOHN LAYMAN ART / COVER: ROB GUILLORY

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The last issue of the second-to-last story arc.

 

 

 

CITIZEN JACK #4 STORY: SAM HUMPHRIES ART: TOMMY PATTERSON COVER A: TOMMY PATTERSON & DYLAN TODD COVER B: JEFF LEMIRE

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Jack and Marlinspike storm the presidential debate!

 

 

CODENAME BABOUSHKA: THE CONCLAVE OF DEATH #5 STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON ART / COVER A: SHARI CHANKHAMMA COVER B: KATE LETH

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

The plot is revealed! The gauntlet is thrown down! Everything explodes…or at least, it will if Baboushka can’t stop it! Don’t get in her way!

CRY HAVOC #2 STORY: SIMON SPURRIER ART: RYAN KELLY COVER A: RYAN KELLY & EMMA PRICE COVER B: FIONA STAPLES

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Gin! Fanatical terrorists! A horny Norse battle-boar! Lou’s descent into weird warfare continues in your new PIG OF THE WEEK.

 

DEADLY CLASS #19 STORY: RICK REMENDER ART: WES CRAIG & JORDAN BOYD COVER: WES CRAIG

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“Die for Me,” Part 3 Hunted and desperate, Marcus and the rats make a final stand in the streets of San Francisco.

 

 

DESCENDER #10 STORY: JEFF LEMIRE ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

As TIM-21 dives deeper into the mysteries of the Machine Moon—the amazing artificial world of the robot resistance—Andy, Driller, and Bandit come face to face with a startling new group called the Between.

 

DREAM POLICE #9 STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI ART / COVER: SID KOTIAN & JUAN FERNANDEZ

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

Dream Police Joe Friday and Katie Black have abandoned their posts and fought their way clear across the Dreamscape to find out the truth about Joe’s missing partner, Frank Stafford.  They have at last met up with Frank, but will any of them survive the secret he has brought from the waking world?

Who are the Dream Police, where did they come from, and why do they want to stop Frank from telling Joe the truth?

 

ELEPHANTMEN #69 STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS ART: AXEL MEDELLIN COVER: BOO COOK

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“All Coming Evil,” Conclusion

 

 

 

FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS #5 STORY: MARIAN CHURCHLAND & CLAIRE GIBSON ART / COVER: SLOANE LEONG

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

Tensions rise as secrets are uncovered.

 

 

 

THE FUSE #18 STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON ART / COVER: JUSTIN GREENWOOD & SHARI CHANKHAMMA

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“PERIHELION,” Conclusion Midnight approaches, and the Day of Chaos is almost over. But before the chimes ring out, there’s the small matter of two murders still to solve…!

 

THE GODDAMNED #4 STORY: JASON AARON ART: r.m.GUÉRA & Giulia Brusco COVER A: r.m.GUÉRA COVER B: SKOTTIE YOUNG

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain.” Genesis 4:11

 

 

HUCK #4 STORY: MARK MILLAR ART / COVERS A & B: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50

New revelations about Huck’s origins come to light!

 

 

I HATE FAIRYLAND #5 STORY / ART / COVER A: SKOTTIE YOUNG COVER B: LESLEY-ANNE GREEN

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Gertrude finds herself some super dark evil powers just in time to face-off against Happy and battle it out for the Key back to their world.

 

IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION: TOKYO GHOST #1 & 2 STORY: RICK REMENDER ART / COVER: SEAN MURPHY

FEBRUARY 24 / 56 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99

Presenting issues #1 and #2 of the hit TOKYO GHOST by RICK REMENDER and SEAN MURPHY in the ultimate artist’s treatment, as MURPHY’s groundbreaking pages are presented in their original inks at glorious 11×17.

Collects TOKYO GHOST #1-2

 

INJECTION #7 STORY: WARREN ELLIS ART / COVERS A & B: DECLAN SHALVEY & JORDIE BELLAIRE

FEBRUARY 10 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Detective and sandwich enthusiast Vivek Headland investigates the strange case of the man having an affair with the ghost of his dead girlfriend.

 

ISLAND #7 STORY / ART: BRANDON GRAHAM, LIN VISEL, MATT SHEEAN, MALACHI WARD, & MICHAEL DEFORGE

FEBRUARY 17 / 112 PAGES / FC / T+ / $7.99

The ongoing oversized comics magazine continues with the second chapter of MATT SHEEAN and MALACHI WARD’s “Ancestor,” and introduces new stories by MICHAEL DEFORGE(Lose, Ant Colony) and LIN VISEL (Slipshine).

 

JUPITER’S CIRCLE VOLUME 2 #4 STORY: MARK MILLAR ART: CHRIS SPROUSE COVER A: BILL SIENKIEWICZ COVER B: FRANK QUITELY

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

A new villain ups the ante with a threat that unites former enemies—and creates new ones.

 

LIMBO #4 (OF 6) STORY: DAN WATTERS ART / COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Something is slithering under the stagnant waters of the swamp, and our detective finds himself face to face with some old friends…

 

 

LOW #12 STORY: RICK REMENDER ART: GREG TOCCHINI & DAVE McCAIG COVERS A & B: GREG TOCCHINI

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“Shore of the Dying Light,” Part 2 At last Stel Caine reaches the surface, but what she finds there isn’t what she imagined.

 

 

MIRROR #1 STORY:  EMMA RÍOS ART / COVER: HWEI LIM

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

EMMA RÍOS (PRETTY DEADLY, ISLAND) and HWEI LIM (Lalage, Hero) team up for a new ongoing series, following a terrorist talking dog, an idealist mage, and a heroic lab rat on their quest for acceptance.

 

NAILBITER #20 STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The new serial killer strikes again! Plus, a major death that will rock NAILBITER for years to come!

 

 

 

NO MERCY #7 STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI ART: CARLA SPEED McNEIL & JENN MANLEY LEE COVER: CARLA SPEED McNEIL

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Getting in strangers’ cars: never a good idea. Even less so in Mataguey. Uh-oh, DeShawn and Tiffani…

 

 

NOWHERE MEN #8 STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON ART: DAVE TAYLOR, EMI LENOX, & JORDIE BELLAIRE COVER: DAVE TAYLOR & FONOGRAFIKS

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The survivors of the World Corp space station disaster struggle to come to grips with their respective transformations.

 

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #16 STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“OVERWHELMED.” Kyle is alone facing one of his most dangerous exorcisms to date.  This one won’t be pretty.

 

 

PAPER GIRLS #5 STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN ART: CLIFF CHIANG & MATTHEW WILSON COVER: CLIFF CHIANG

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

The first arc of the smash-hit ongoing series concludes with major revelations and another game-changing cliffhanger.

 

 

PENCIL HEAD #2 (OF 5) STORY / ART / COVER: TED McKEEVER

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.99

Just another typical day for a comic book freelancer. That is, if you’d call being stalked by a creepy werewolf while switching publishers “typical.”

 

 

POSTAL #10 STORY: BRYAN HILL ART / COVER B: ISAAC GOODHART COVER A: LINDA SEJIC

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

With Eden on the brink of self-destruction, Mark and his mother put aside their differences to stop the internal and external forces seeking to tear Eden apart.

 

PRETTY DEADLY #9 STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK ART / COVER: EMMA RÍOS

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The Reaper of War exacts his toll. In doing so, he makes it personal for Ginny.

 

 

 

PROPHET EARTH WAR #2 (OF 6) STORY: BRANDON GRAHAM & SIMON ROY ART: RON ACKINS COVER: GIANNIS MILONOGIANNIS

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

The second chapter of the final PROPHET series. A three-armed empire general seeks an alien artifact that the Earth mothers wish to keep hidden.

 

 

REVIVAL #37 STORY: TIM SEELEY ART: MIKE NORTON COVER: JENNY FRISON

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

With Dana and Em on the run, Derrick Hinch finds his small world falling apart. Is he ready to be a single parent? Or to be an accessory to murder?

 

 

RINGSIDE #4 STORY: JOE KEATINGE ART / COVER: NICK BARBER & SIMON GOUGH

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The stage has been set. All players are ready. Not all will survive when the curtain draws.

 

 

 

SAGA #34 STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

New friends are silver…

 

 

 

SAINTS #5 STORY: SEAN LEWIS ART / COVER: BENJAMIN MACKEY

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

More questions are answered in the ongoing Holy Mystery! How did the Saints come to be? What are the dark secrets in Saint Stephen and Saint Blaise’s pasts? Everything comes to a head as our heroes search for the Archangel Michael in the American Bible Belt.

 

 

SAVAGE DRAGON #212 STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Malcolm Dragon on the force facing his greatest challenge yet.

 

 

 

SHUTTER #18 STORY: JOE KEATINGE ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC “All Roads” Part One Kate knows everything! We don’t! The first issue in a series that sheds light on the past Kate and company tried to leave behind, and the answers that past contains for where they go next.

All roads converge. Not everyone survives the trip.

 

SNOWFALL #1 STORY: JOE HARRIS ART / COVER: MARTÍN MORAZZO

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Writer JOE HARRIS (The X-Files) and artist MARTÍN MORAZZO (Vertigo Quarterly), creators of GREAT PACIFIC, reunite for a brand new ongoing science-fiction series and an OVERSIZED DEBUT ISSUE featuring thirty-two pages of story!

In the year 2045 it no longer snows. A catastrophic crash has left the climate ravaged, society splintered, and the newly-christened “Cooperative States of America” propped up and administered by the powerful Hazeltyne Corporation. Only one man wages an all-out weather war against the system, wielding the forces of nature themselves as weapons. He is the White Wizard. The ghost in the night. Genius. Terrorist. Outlaw. Hero?

 

 

SPAWN #261 STORY: TODD McFARLANE & ERIK LARSEN ART / COVER A:  ERIK LARSEN (PENCILS/INKS) & TODD McFARLANE (INKS/PENCILS) COVER B: GERARDO SANDOVAL (PENCILS) & TODD McFARLANE (INKS)

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

“Satan Saga Wars,” Part 3 The race to escape Hell is thwarted by Satan himself. Will Al and Wanda get their happily ever after?

 

 

SPREAD #13 STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN ART / COVER A: FELIPE SOBREIRO COVER B: KYLE STRAHM

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Jack’s story with guest artist FELIPE SOBREIRO.

 

 

 

STARVE #6 STORY: BRIAN WOOD ART / COVER: DANIJEL ZEZELJ & DAVE STEWART

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY ARC Critically-acclaimed STARVE is back for a second season! Chef Gavin Cruikshank shifts his focus from the soundstage to the streets, addressing real world themes of food scarcity and class warfare.  Smart, subversive, and darkly comic, STARVE is an instant cult classic.

 

 

SWITCH #4 STORY / ART / COVER A: STJEPAN SEJIC COVER B: LINDA SEJIC COVER C: STJEPAN SEJIC (INCENTIVE COVER)

FEBRUARY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Mary has only had the Witchblade for a few days, and already she’s stepped on quite a few toes. Now the owners of said toes would have words with her. Fighting words.

 

 

SYMMETRY #3 STORY: MATT HAWKINS ART / COVERS A & B: RAFFAELE IENCO

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Utopia no more!

 

 

 

TALES OF HONOR: BRED TO KILL #1 SAN DIEGO COMIC CON VARIANT STORY: MATT HAWKINS ART / COVER: LINDA SEJIC

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99

This convention exclusive is limited. Allocations may occur.

 

 

THE VIOLENT #3 STORY: ED BRISSON ART / COVER: ADAM GORHAM

FEBRUARY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Mason spirals further out of control, pulling those near down with him. The bodies continue to pile up.

 

 

THE WALKING DEAD #151 STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

FEBRUARY 3 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99

NEW STORY ARC Call to arms.

 

 

WAYWARD #14 STORY: JIM ZUB ART / COVER A: STEVEN CUMMINGS & TAMRA BONVILLAIN COVER B: TULA LOTAY

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Tokyo Tower burns as mayhem takes hold of the city.

Cover A is part four of a five-part panorama by STEVEN CUMMINGS and TAMRA BONVILLAIN. Buy all five issues of this story arc to fit them together into a massive WAYWARD illustration.

 

WOLF #6 STORY: ALES KOT ART: RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ & LEE LOUGHRIDGE COVER: RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ & TOM MULLER

FEBRUARY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

The gates are open. Hell is coming to Earth.

 

TRADE PAPERBACKS & HARDCOVERS

THE ART OF RAHSAN EKEDAL HC – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: MATT HAWKINS, RYAN CADY, BRYAN HILL, & RAHSAN EKEDAL ART / COVER: RAHSAN EKEDAL

MARCH 30 / 96 PAGES / FC / T+ / $39.99

This deluxe oversized hardcover (identical format as the WITCHBLADE 20TH ANNIVERSARY “ART OF” HARDCOVER) celebrates RAHSAN EKEDAL’s work over the past decade for Image Comics and Top Cow Productions. Focusing on the many Image titles he’s worked on, including THINK TANK, THE TITHE, and ECHOES, this limited edition is a must have for any fan of those series or RAHSAN’s work!

 

BLOODY MARY TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: GARTH ENNIS ART / COVER: CARLOS EZQUERRA

MARCH 9 / 192 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

IN 1999, WE ALL WENT BACK TO WAR.

In a world only slightly worse than our own, a third great European conflict has dragged the major powers into a lethal war of attrition.  Now, Mary Malone, the most dangerous assassin in a land of killers,  must face both a man who cannot die and a crazed cult leader whose flock are all too ready to die for him.

Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys, War Story) and Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Adventures in the Rifle Brigade) present an action-packed tale of future warfare and a heroine whose faith lies firmly in firepower.

 

ECHOES, VOL. 1 TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: JOSHUA FIALKOV ART / COVER: RAHSAN EKEDAL

MARCH 30 / 216 PAGES / BW / M / $19.99

A disturbing story of murder and mystery wrapped in questions of sanity. Brian Cohn was learning to deal with the schizophrenia he inherited from his father—supportive wife, new baby on the way, drugs to control the voices. But, at his father’s deathbed he learns that he also inherited the trophies of his father’s career as a serial killer. Will his madness send him further down into his father’s mind?

Collects ECHOES #1-5

 

THE FADE OUT, VOL. 3 TP STORY: ED BRUBAKER ART / COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

FEBRUARY 17 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99

The final act of the bestselling Hollywood noir comic from the award-winning team of Brubaker and Phillips!

Collects THE FADE OUT #9-12

 

HINGES BOOK 2: PAPER TIGERS TP STORY / ART / COVER: MEREDITH McCLAREN

FEBRUARY 3 / 120 PAGES / FC / E / $15.99

An important character is introduced (Abernathy) and an important character is separated (Bauble).

 

 

 

NAILBITER: THE DELUXE MURDER EDITION, BOOK 1 HC – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON

MARCH 16 / 304 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

This deluxe oversized hardcover collects the first ten issues of NAILBITER and features bonus material never before released including sketches, a process section, the original pitch, and script pages.

Collects NAILBITER #1-10

 

OCTOPUS PIE, VOL. 2 TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY / ART / COVER: MEREDITH GRAN

MARCH 9 / 176 PAGES / BW / T+ / $10.99

The Brooklyn stories of love, madness, nostalgia, and displeasing music continue in this second OCTOPUS PIE collection. Eve and Hanna have each other’s backs as they navigate the emotional pitfalls of twenty-something life, but there’s chaos and confusion to spare.

“It’s hard to say where the strength of OCTOPUS PIE really is because Meredith can juggle so many things so well—the humor, the natural touch in the dialogue, the relatability of the characters in the world that she has created. There is a complex, empathetic sort of quality to that world and you feel rather at home in it.”—Kate Beaton, Hark! A Vagrant

 

PHONOGRAM, VOL. 3: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: KIERON GILLEN ART / COVER: JAMIE McKELVIE

MARCH 16 / 168 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

The creators of the award-winning THE WICKED + THE DIVINE return to their founding critical smash-hit, PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL. In a world where music is magic, phonomancer Emily Aster sold half her personality for power. Now, after a decade of brittle perfection, the deal starts to go bad as the girl behind the screen comes looking for revenge. You’ll never look at the “Take On Me” video the same ever again. Includes copious “making of” material.

Collects PHONOGRAM: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL #1-6

 

RUMBLE, VOL. 2: A WOE THAT IS MADNESS TP STORY: JOHN ARCUDI ART / COVER: JAMES HARREN

FEBRUARY 24 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

The second volume of RUMBLE delves deeper into the past and present of Rathraq, Scarecrow Warrior God, as writer JOHN ARCUDI (B.P.R.D., A God Somewhere) and artist JAMES HARREN (Conan, Deadpool) keep the weirdness and the action at a high level.  An expanded sketchbook section and pin-ups by the best talents in comics round out a killer book!

“Thanks for…RUMBLE. I like it a lot. In fact, I wish it were my project.”—RICHARD CORBEN

Collects RUMBLE #6-10

 

SIDEKICK, VOL. 2 TP STORY: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI ART / COVER: TOM MANDRAKE & HI-FI

FEBRUARY 3 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $15.99

Barry Chase, aka Flyboy, was the faithful sidekick of the Red Cowl…until the day the Cowl was murdered, sending Barry out on his own into a hostile world that ridiculed him. Now the truth is known: the Red Cowl faked his death to ditch Flyboy and now it’s time for payback as our story reaches its dark conclusion. Will Flyboy go through with his plans to murder the Red Cowl? What dark secret does Barry carry from his past?

Collects SIDEKICK #7-12

 

THEY’RE NOT LIKE US, VOL. 2 TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON ART / COVER: SIMON GANE & JORDIE BELLAIRE

MARCH 30 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Freed from the influence of The Voice, Syd and her companions discover that life on their own presents painful new challenges and even greater threats.

Collects THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #7-12

 

THIEF OF THIEVES, VOL. 5 – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: ANDY DIGGLE ART / COVER: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & ADRIANO LUCAS

MARCH 2 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

There’s a new thief of thieves in town—and they’re using the Redmond name to pull heists. Will stealing Conrad’s legacy be enough to pull the master thief out of retirement?

Collects THIEF OF THIEVES #26-31

 

THE TITHE, VOL. 2: ISLAMAPHOBIA TP STORY: MATT HAWKINS ART: RAHSAN EKEDAL & PHILLIP SEVY COVER: RAHSAN EKEDAL

FEBRUARY 24 / 144 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99

Supposed Islamic terrorists bomb three major churches in the United States. Dwayne, Jimmy, and Samantha uncover a far more nefarious plot and are forced to carry out the ultimate heist in Washington DC. Hypocrisy and prejudice reach an all-new level in the US government’s hallowed halls.

Collects THE TITHE #5-8

 

THE TITHE SIGNED SET EDITION STORY: MATT HAWKINS ART: RAHSAN EKEDAL & PHILLIP SEVY COVER: RAHSAN EKEDAL

FEBRUARY 24 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $29.99

A four-issue set of THE TITHE #5-8, each issue signed by writer MATT HAWKINS.

 

 

 

THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 25 TP – ADVANCE SOLICIT STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

MARCH 30 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

After a devastating act of war by the Whisperers, Rick must chart a path for his community. But when his leadership is questioned, how will he respond?

Collects WALKING DEAD #145-150

 

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