"Outcast," "The Wicked + The Divine" Debut in Image Comics June 2014 Solicitations

Tue, March 18th, 2014 at 1:20pm PDT | Updated: March 18th, 2014 at 3:51pm

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in June 2014. When you're through checking out these solicitations for new Image releases, be sure to visit CBR's Image Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans.

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OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #1
story: ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
JUNE 25 / 48 PAGES / FC / M $2.99
NEW HORROR SERIES FROM THE WALKING DEAD CREATOR ROBERT KIRKMAN! Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life and now he needs answers. Unfortunately, what he uncovers along the way could bring about the end of life on Earth as we know it. It begins here -- with this terrifying DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE featuring forty- four pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1
story: KIERON GILLEN
art / cover A & B: JAMIE MCKELVIE & MATT WILSON
cover C: BRYAN LEE O'MALLEY
JUNE 18 / 40 PAGES / FC / M $3.50
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critically thermonuclear floor-fillers Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to start a new ongoing superhero fantasy with a beautiful oversized issue. Welcome to THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, where gods are the ultimate pop stars. But remember: just because you're immortal, doesn't mean you're going to live forever.

RED CITY #1
story: DANIEL COREY
art / cover: MARK DOS SANTOS
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $2.99
In the wake of a system-wide civil war, hard-nosed interplanetary investigator Cal Talmage is given a simple mission to find a missing ambassador's daughter in Mars Central, a.k.a. Red City. The routine case quickly complicates as Cal finds himself in the midst of rival alien mobs, street vendettas, and political conspiracies. He struggles with personal demons as he discovers that another war is brewing, and the lives of an entire race hang in the balance.

THE SUPERANNUATED MAN #1 (OF 6)
story / art / cover: TED MCKEEVER
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / BW / M $3.99 / GOLDEN-AGE FORMAT
FROM THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CREATOR OF MINIATURE JESUS. By the time most people realized it, they were no longer in charge of the world we know. In an unspecified future, the small seaside town of Blackwater has now been taken over by advanced and mutated animals. Most of the humans that lived there are now either dead or gone, but one old-man remains, scavenging off the scraps and refuse of humanity's past, and doggedly defying the new tenants.

WILDFIRE #1
story: MATT HAWKINS
art / cover A: LINDA SEJIC
cover B: STJEPAN SEJIC
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ $3.99
Is genetically modified food an end to world hunger or a first class ticket to the apocalypse? Dan Miller is a plant biologist working with a small team perfecting an accelerated plant growth process. When things go wrong, Los Angeles pays the price in a disaster story unlike any before.

THE DARKNESS: CLOSE YOUR EYES (ONE-SHOT)
story: ALES KOT
art / cover: MAREK OLEKSICKI
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
ALES KOT (ZERO, WILD CHILDREN) joins MARO OLEKSICKI (Frankenstein's Wounds, 28 Days Later) to deliver this special Darkness one-shot! Los Angeles more than a hundred years ago: a different place, yet the sun still burns down the ground and the oilfields flow. This is a story of another Estacado. This is a story of love. This is a story of death.

THAT'S BECAUSE YOU'RE A ROBOT (ONE-SHOT)
story: DAVID QUANTICK
art / cover: SHAKY KANE
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T $3.99
TWO COPS, AND ONE'S A ROBOT, ONLY THEY DON'T KNOW WHICH! BAFTA winner and writer on HBO's award winning Veep, DAVID QUANTICK teams up with THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN's SHAKY KANE on this migraine-inducing Pop Art Cop-Buddy one-shot set in a near-future Los Angeles.
WARNING: Contains oversized patrol cars and perilous situations.

LIQUID CITY, VOL. 3 TP
story / art: VARIOUS
editors: SONNY LIEW & JOYCE SIM
cover: GARY CHOO
JUNE 4 / 280 PAGES / FC / T $29.99
The Eisner-nominated LIQUID CITY anthology returns with another collection of heady visions and intoxicating stories by some of Southeast Asia's most promising comics creators, as they reveal their utmost hopes, fears, dreams and desires at world's end.

DEAD BODY ROAD TP
story: JUSTIN JORDAN
art / cover: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO
JUNE 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
Collects DEAD BODY ROAD #1-6
The men involved in his wife's death must now die. All of them. This volume collects the entire DEAD BODY ROAD miniseries, a bruising story of one man's revenge and the dark road he travels.

GHOSTED, VOL. 2 TP
story: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art: DAVIDE GIANFELICE & MIROSLAV MRVA
cover: MATTEO SCALERA JUNE 11 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99
Collects GHOSTED #6-10
After his last job, Jackson Winters won his freedom. But even now, he can't put his very real ghosts to rest. News of his reappearance has spread, and there are people who have waited a long time to use his peculiar talents for all the wrong reasons.

GØDLAND, VOL. 6: GØØDBYE, DIVINE! TP
story: JOE CASEY
art / cover: TOM SCIOLI
JUNE 11 / 260 PAGES / FC / T / $19.99
COLLECTS GØDLAND #31-36 and the GØDLAND FINALE one-shot
The Eisner-nominated GØDLAND saga finally comes to a conclusion in this sixth softcover volume of pure, cosmic orgasm, as the universe-spanning drama ends in spectacular fashion. From the rescue mission to save Neela Archer to saving the universe and the final confrontation with Iboga itself, this one's got it all!

GØDLAND CELESTIAL EDITION ONE HC (NEW PRINTING)
story: JOE CASEY
art / cover: TOM SCIOLI
JUNE 4 / 360 PAGES / FC / T / $34.99
Collects GØDLAND #1-12 plus a universe full of cosmic-powered extras!
BOOK ONE OF THE EISNER AWARD-NOMINATED CELESTIAL EDITION HARDCOVER IS BACK IN PRINT! See how the greatest cosmic superhero epic of our times began! Thrill to the adventures of Earth's emissary to the cosmos, Commander Adam Archer! Not to mention Basil Cronus! Maxim! Friedrich Nickelhead! The mystery of Iboga! And much more! If you've never experienced the wonder of GØDLAND, it starts right here! THE CELESTIAL EDITION HARDCOVER IS THE MAXIMUM FORMAT TO EXPERIENCE THE GØDLAND SAGA! BIGGER IS BETTER!
 

MANHATTAN PROJECTS, VOL. 1 TP (NEW PRINTING)
story: JONATHAN HICKMAN
art / cover: NICK PITARRA
JUNE 4 / 136 PAGES / FC / T / $14.99
Collects MANHATTAN PROJECTS #1-6
 

PETER PANZERFAUST, VOL. 4: THE HUNT TP
story: KURTIS J. WIEBE
art / cover: TYLER JENKINS
JUNE 11 / 136 PAGES / FC / T / $14.99
Collects PETER PANZERFAUST #16-20, soon to be a BBC TV Program!
In the aftermath of the assault on The Sticks, the team is fractured and Lily's father is dead. Parsons returns to Lily to learn her side of the story for the first time. It is the story of one woman giving up everything to avenge her family. Tiger Lily will honor her father's memory with one final hunt.

PROTECTORS INC., VOL. 1 TP
story: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
art / cover: GORDON PURCELL & MICHAEL ATIYEH
JUNE 4 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $12.99
Collects PROTECTORS, INC. #1-6
Chicago is home base for Protectors Inc., a corporation renting out super-powered men and women as franchises and heroes and spokespersons...making money and enjoying prestige and power in a world without super-powered bad guys. But when one of the Protectors is found murdered, the trail begins to lead back to one of his other teammates. None of them want to consider the possibility that one of their own has turned to the dark side...so it falls to Lieutenant Detective John Riley to follow the evidence wherever it goes. His journey will take him into a maze of secrets going back over seventy years, to the creation of the very first Protector...and a killer whose identity may threaten the very existence of Protectors Inc.

THINK TANK BOX SET
story: MATT HAWKINS
art / cover: RAHSAN EKEDAL
JUNE 4 / $39.99
This limited edition set includes all three THINK TANK trade paperbacks, shrink-wrapped in a custom box with a special, exclusive tip-in plate signed by writer/creator MATT HAWKINS.
Strictly limited to 250 copies.

A VOICE IN THE DARK, VOL. 1 TP
story / art / cover: LARIME TAYLOR
JUNE 11/ 208 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99
Collects A VOICE IN THE DARK #1-7
Some people become killers. Zoey Aarons was born that way. The thing is, she doesn't want to be a killer. Can she keep her impulses in check while starting a new life at college, far away from home?

THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 4 SPANISH LANGUAGE EDITION TP
story: ROBERT KIRKMAN
art: CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
cover: TONY MOORE
JUNE 4 / 136 PAGES / BW / M / $14.99
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #19-24
Available for the first time in the US, the fourth volume of THE WALKING DEAD saga is presented in Spanish.

WITCHBLADE, VOL. 1: BORN AGAIN TP
story: RON MARZ
art: LAURA BRAGA
cover: MARC SILVESTRI
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $14.99
Collects WITCHBLADE #170-174
This first volume in a new series of WITCHBLADE collections provides a perfect jumping-on point! Sara Pezzini has given up the Witchblade and taken up the life of a small-town Sheriff, but her past comes back haunt her in deadly fashion. Acclaimed writer RON MARZ returns to the series, working with gifted artist LAURA BRAGA to tell the next chapter in the life of Sara Pezzini and the Witchblade!

WHISPERS TP
story / art / cover: JOSHUA LUNA
JUNE 11 / 154 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
Collects WHISPERS #1-6
A mentally troubled man is suddenly empowered with the ability to leave his physical body in "ghost" form and manipulate people in unusual ways. With this incredible power, will he control his demons...or discover even more? JOSHUA LUNA of "The Luna Brothers" (ULTRA, GIRLS, THE SWORD) makes a solo debut with a dark, supernatural thriller that questions free will and explores the obsessions and urges we all have and may not have control of at all.

'68: RULE OF WAR #3
story: MARK KIDWELL
art: JEFF ZORNOW & JAY FOTOS
cover A: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS
cover B: TIM VIGIL & JAY FOTOS JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Face-to-face with the psychopath that murdered his only son, CIA Agent Declan Rule learns the meaning of pain at the turn of a scalpel's blade. An abandoned airstrip in Vietnam introduces Kuen Yam and his followers to the unlikely agents of Heaven and in New Jersey. The Kuens' desperate journey downriver delivers them into the hands of a madman.

ALEX + ADA #7
story: JONATHAN LUNA & SARAH VAUGHN
art / cover: JONATHAN LUNA
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
As an android, Ada struggles with keeping a low profile. Alex takes a risk to help her.

BURN THE ORPHANAGE: REIGN OF TERROR #2 (OF 5)
story: DANIEL FREEDMAN & SINA GRACE
art / cover A: SINA GRACE
cover B: EMI LENOX
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Tensions are rising as Rock's distrust for Izabel splits the rebel group in two. With resources dwindling and spirits descending, MannCorp's assault-bots will have an easy time picking the team off unless they can find a way to work together.

CHEW #42
story: JOHN LAYMAN
art / cover: ROB GUILLORY
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
"CHICKEN TENDERS," Part Two No animals were hurt during the making of this comic.

CLONE #17
story: DAVID SCHULNER, AARON GINSBURG, & WADE MCINTYRE
art / cover: JUAN JOSE RYP & ANDY TROY
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
As the Coalition's anti-clone agenda grows stronger, one man adopts a grass-roots approach: knocking bigots' teeth out!

C.O.W.L. #2
story: KYLE HIGGINS & ALEC SIEGEL
art: ROD REIS
cover: TREVOR MCCARTHY
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Moles, murder, and mayhem. As C.O.W.L. prepares to enter negotiations with the city, scandal threatens the organization. Can The Grey Raven keep C.O.W.L. from tearing itself apart? Plus, what really happened between him and Sparrow?

DEADLY CLASS #6
story: RICK REMENDER
art / cover: WESLEY CRAIG & LEE LOUGHRIDGE
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Hunted through the streets of Las Vegas, Marcus is about to learn a valuable lesson: sometimes the only way to wash away your past is with blood. Stylized violence featuring teenage assassins on acid! Don't miss the climax of the first arc of the smash-hit series DEADLY CLASS by RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG.

DREAM POLICE #3
story: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
art / cover: SID KOTIAN & BILL FARMER
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
In the Dreamscape, anything can happen. So when Katie begins investigating a case that threatens to get out of control, she realizes that she may have bitten off more than she can chew, raising the question: can Dream Police die? And if so, can she survive the darkness she has unwittingly unleashed? Meanwhile, Joe Thursday continues having flashes of memory concerning a former partner that neither he nor anyone else can remember. To solve this mystery, he will have to begin asking questions no one wants to answer...questions that threaten the very foundations of the Dreamscape.

DRUMHELLAR #6
story: RILEY ROSSMO & ALEX LINK
art / cover A: RILEY ROSSMO
cover B: BEN TEMPLESMITH
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Tantric werewolf wisdom shows Drum Hellar a way out of his romantic and legal complications: run! And Harold? Let's just say that when you're a ghostly pink cat creature, love has its challenges. A simpler life waits for them out west: forests, mountains...and murder!

EAST OF WEST #13
story: JONATHAN HICKMAN
art / cover: NICK DRAGOTTA
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
"BUSILLIS" Our first good look inside the Lair. The Son of Death and Xiaolain makes his move. The beast roams free in EAST OF WEST #13.

ELEPHANTMEN #59
story: RICHARD STARKINGS
art: AXEL MEDELLIN
cover: BOO COOK
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Hip Flask learns that no one is safe now.

THE FIELD #3 (OF 4)
story: ED BRISSON
art / cover: SIMON ROY
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Our protagonist faces down Christian, the ex-bible salesman turned hedonist, to find out what's really going on. The Smoke Eaters square off against the Tomorrow Men for the right to kill our plucky hero. Blood! Murder! Mayhem! Bikers and cosplayers fighting to the death!

THE FUSE #5
story: ANTONY JOHNSTON
art / cover: JUSTIN GREENWOOD
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
"THE RUSSIA SHIFT," Part Five Two hobos murdered in cold blood. Homeless living in maintenance ducts. A high-flying mayor with a scandalous secret. Unreliable witnesses, lying suspects, and nothing but the cold vacuum of space outside. All in a day's work for MCPD Homicide...22,000 miles straight up. Welcome to the Fuse.

GREAT PACIFIC #17
story: JOE HARRIS
art / cover: MARTÍN MORAZZO
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
"BIG GAME HUNTERS," Part Three New Texas has been conquered and the unrelentingly cruel Baston plans one, final hunt in order to break the spirit of Chas Worthington's supporters. It's a race between hunter and prey across the Garbage Patch -- and the quarry is Chas himself!

INVINCIBLE #113
story: ROBERT KIRKMAN
art / cover: RYAN OTTLEY & JOHN RAUCH
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
The massacre continues.

MADAME FRANKENSTEIN #2 (OF 7)
story: JAMIE S. RICH
art: MEGAN LEVENS
cover: JOELLE JONES & NICK FILARDI
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / BW / T+ / $2.99
Now that he has built his creature, Vincent has to start teaching her how to be a lady. Meanwhile, his rival, feeling guilty over the death of their mutual love, begins to investigate what's going on down at the lab.

THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #21
story: JONATHAN HICKMAN
art: RYAN BROWNE
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
"SPACE DOG" Ever wonder what happened to our deep space explorer for the Mars Project? Find out now as the Cosmohundin Laika boldly goes where no Russian dog has gone before.

MANIFEST DESTINY #7
story: CHRIS DINGESS
art / cover: MATTHEW ROBERTS & OWEN GIENI
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
Lewis, Clark and the surviving members of their expedition continue westward, only to learn there is nowhere to run on the river...

THE MERCENARY SEA #5
story: KEL SYMONS
art / cover: MATHEW REYNOLDS
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
"MARCH OF THE GRENADIERS" The crew of the Venture teams with a band of Chinese guerillas to rescue "comfort women" held captive by Japanese soldiers.

MICE TEMPLAR IV: LEGEND #11
story: BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
art: VICTOR SANTOS & SERENA GUERRA
cover A: MICHAEL AVON OEMING
cover B: VICTOR SANTOS & CHANDRA FREE JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50
"RESTORATION" For the first time in a generation the Templar restore themselves under Karic's leadership, yet distrust remains behind every blade. Bitter politics leads to new enemies, new friends, and unexpected alliances. Karic has one chance for unification, but his doubts threaten to undo his noble intent and bring doom upon them all.

MINIMUM WAGE #6
story / art / cover: BOB FINGERMAN
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / PARTIAL COLOR / M / $3.50
It's a state of flux for Rob, et al. With a goodly chunk of his income about to go bye-bye, Rob seeks comfort in his stealthy relationship with Sheila. Plus, he gets roped into playing reluctant skinematographer in the conclusion of the first arc of BOB FINGERMAN's critically acclaimed series. New issues resume in 2015!

MPH #2 (OF 5)
story: MARK MILLAR
art / cover A: DUNCAN FEGREDO
cover B: ERIC CANETE JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
A good guy dealt a tough hand, Roscoe's found the perfect Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card in the form of super-speed pills called MPH. Now that he knows who put him away, he'll find that revenge is a dish best served...lightning fast! The all-new Millarworld Universe zooms ahead at breakneck speed with Millar and Fegredo's urban adventure tale.

NAILBITER #2
story: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art / cover: MIKE HENDERSON
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Officer Nicolas Finch doesn't care about Buckaroo, Oregon's serial killers or its secrets -- he just wants to find his missing friend. With time running out he turns to the one man who has all the answers...the infamous Nailbiter!

ONE-HIT WONDER #5 (OF 5)
story: FABRICE SAPOLSKY
art : STEPHEN THOMPSON
cover : ARIEL OLIVETTI
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
MINISERIES CONCLUSION! The end of the mob as we know it. So bloody that we invented a word for it: "binge killing." You thought you saw everything in the Game of Thrones-style penultimate issue? Think again! Richie Reese's final fate is revealed here. Which side is he on? Who'll go with a smile? Also: the Hollywood Killer's next adventure is teased here.

PROPHET STRIKEFILE #2
story / art: BRANDON GRAHAM, SIMON ROY, GIANNIS MILONOGIANNIS, & MORE
cover: JOSEPH BERGIN III
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Part two of a who's who look at the Prophet universe, including a comic history of a bizarre mind-enhancing alien egg and bio sheets pulled from the deepest corners of known space, revealing the secrets of gods, aliens, and the distant worlds that contain them.

RAT QUEENS #7
story: KURTIS J. WIEBE
art / cover: ROC UPCHURCH
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
"THE FAR REACHING TENTACLES OF N'RYGOTH," Part Two You didn't see that coming, did you? Neither did the Queens but now they have an ally on their side with an innate knowledge of N'Rygoth, which is good because they're going to need every bit of help they can get. Palisade is overrun with tentacle monsters.

REAL HEROES #4
story / art / cover A: BRYAN HITCH
cover B: BILL SIENKIENWICZ
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The cast of The Olympians movies has been taken to a world where their fiction is a reality. Asked to save the world, they were scattered and terrified as the Mutants and Brainchild came for them. Now the awful truth about this world and its heroes is revealed as the Devastators come to rip the Earth apart.

REVIVAL #21
story: TIM SEELEY
art: MIKE NORTON
cover: JENNY FRISON
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Dana becomes the first person to travel outside of the quarantine to assist the hunt for an illegal "Reviver" meat trafficking ring in New York City. Small town girl. Big city.

RISE OF THE MAGI #2
story: MARC SILVESTRI
art / cover A: SUMEYYE KESGIN
cover B: MARC SILVESTRI JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
After a terrifying escape from the Magic world into ours, Asa finds that not even two realities are big enough to hide in. Armed with a terrible secret meant to destroy both his world and this strange place called Earth, Asa Stonethrow must seek help from his realm's most feared criminals. His only hope is an enchanted frog and a street-smart, opportunistic petty thief and con artist named April Mae June.

SAGA #20
story: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
art / cover: FIONA STAPLES
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Something terrible happens.

SATELLITE SAM #10
story: MATT FRACTION
art / cover: HOWARD CHAYKIN
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / BW / M+ / $3.50
The second arc of SATELLITE SAM comes to its thundering conclusion: everybody's secrets get a little bit of daylight and all hell is set to break loose in front of, and behind, the cameras. Who killed Satellite Sam and why? What happened to Michael White during the war? And who can he trust to help him set things right?

SEX #14
story: JOE CASEY
art: CHRIS PETERSON & PIOTR KOWALSKI
cover: PIOTR KOWALSKI
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
This issue: sexy secrets of the notorious Alpha Brothers revealed! Featuring guest art by sexy CHRIS PETERSON! It's a key party you won't wanna miss!

SEX CRIMINALS #6
story: MATT FRACTION
art / cover: CHIP ZDARSKY
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M+ / $3.50
TIME MAGAZINE'S COMIC OF THE YEAR RETURNS WITH ITS SECOND STORYLINE! After their narrow getaway from the Sex Police, Jon and Suzie are learning that this is "just the tip" of a massive iceberg. And what happens after the rush of a new relationship fades? Are they in love, lust, like, or just lame? Sexy fun times returns: We missed you so much, brimpers.

SHUTTER #3
story: JOE KEATINGE
art / cover: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
SPECIAL 'JOE KEATINGE'S BIRTHDAY' ISSUE! It's a day of celebration for our beloved writer, but a day of horrible consequence for Kate Kristopher! Major loss comes when the life Kate left behind sends an assassin with a gigantic bomb gun after her. ALL THIS PLUS: a triceratops.

SIDEKICK #8
story: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
art / cover: TOM MANDRAKE & HIFI
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99 / Foil Cover
After years of doubt and guilt, Barry Chase finally has a mission: to kill the Red Cowl in retribution for the betrayal of a lifetime. But first he has to find the Cowl, and that won't be easy. So when he turns to Melody, the Cowl's assistant, who he suspects may have been in on the whole thing, how far will he go to force her to tell what she knows...and what price is she prepared to pay to withhold that information?

SKULLKICKERS #28
story: JIM ZUB
art: EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
cover: JAMES GHIO
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50
"A DOZEN COUSINS AND A CRUMPLED CROWN," Part Four Dastardly doubles duel while deranged dwarves dig deep. Don't deny dis dynamic demented drama.

SOUTHERN BASTARDS #3
story: JASAON AARON
art / cover: JASON LATOUR
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Earl Tubb's one-man war to clean up Craw County begins to rage out of control, as it claims its first casualty.

SOVEREIGN #4
story: CHRIS ROBERSON
art / cover: PAUL MAYBURY
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Questions of power and politics are forgotten as inhuman intelligences clothe themselves in the bodies of the unburied dead and swarm across the countryside. Those who remain within the walls of the late emperor's palace are safe for the moment, but far worse threats are fast approaching.

SPAWN #244
story: TODD MCFARLANE
art: SZYMON KUDRANSKI
cover: SZYMON KUDRANSKI & TODD MCFARLANE
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
After seeking out answers about Sara's whereabouts, Jim leaves the individual responsible, but not without sending a message. Will he make it to Sara's aid in time?

STARLIGHT #4
story: MARK MILLAR
art / cover C: GORAN PARLOV
cover A: TRAVIS CHAREST
cover B: PASQUAL FERRY
JUNE 4 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Duke and his young companion are getting deeper into Tantalus' underground movement, doing everything they can to infiltrate the invaders and meeting some unlikely allies. It's been 40 years since Duke last held a gun. Does he still have what it takes to drive out alien invaders and save Tantalus for a second time?

STRAY BULLETS: KILLERS #4
story / art / cover: DAVID LAPHAM
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.50
When Eli's teenage cousin gets his girlfriend Jane knocked up, he agrees to help him "solve" the problem. But a simple drive to the doctor's becomes anything but when a double- cross, a twisted neighbor, and a .38 revolver leave Eli both hopelessly in love and hopelessly holding the bag. Find out why picking the wrong hideout can get you dead in "Love, Monkey. Monkey, Love You."

TALES OF HONOR #4
story: MATT HAWKINS
art / cover A: SANG-IL JEONG
cover B: LINDA SEJIC
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
THE HONORVERSE EXPANDS TO COMICS! Based on the best-selling military science fiction novels by David Weber, this original comic book series continues the story of Honor Harrington as she investigates the threat to Basilisk Station by the Republic of Haven.

TEN GRAND #12
story: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
art: C.P. SMITH & BEN TEMPLESMITH
cover: C.P. SMITH
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Issue twelve signals the emotional conclusion of the first title from Joe's Comics: the latest war between Heaven and Hell is over, for now, with casualties as far as the stars themselves. But Laura's fate is still to be resolved. When Joe makes a life-or-death request of the Powers, a favor beyond anything he could have imagined, will they consent...and lift the veil between life and death one last time?

TREES #2
story: WARREN ELLIS
art / cover: JASON HOWARD
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
An Arctic research station. An Italian coastal town with an occult legacy. A new city in China. The future is being written in these places, in the shadow of a strange alien invasion that has become a historical mystery.

UNDERTOW #5 (OF 6)
story: STEVE ORLANDO
art / cover A: ARTYOM TRAKHANOV
cover B: J.M. RINGUET
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Mammoth hunting! Sub- zero temperatures! A barbarian aqua-god and three fish-men in battle suits filled with water! What could possibly go wrong? And if Anshargal's team doesn't make it back soon, their home might be under Atlantean management.

VELVET #6
story: ED BRUBAKER
art / cover: STEVE EPTING
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
THE SECOND ARC BEGINS HERE! Following the revelations at the end of issue 5, Velvet's quest for the truth and her innocence takes her right back to the heart of her own organization -- to London, where every move she makes is even more dangerous than the last!

THE WALKING DEAD #128
story: ROBERT KIRKMAN
art: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN
cover: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART
JUNE 11 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99
After all this time, she should be more prepared.

WITCHBLADE #176
story: RON MARZ
art / cover A: LAURA BRAGA
cover B: JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
JUNE 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Sara Pezzini believes her life is returning to normal...at least normal for someone who wields an ancient gauntlet of immense supernatural power. But when dark secrets about an abandoned amusement park surface, Sara's investigation draws her into a living nightmare.

ZERO #9
story: ALES KOT
art: TONCI ZONJIC & JORDIE BELLAIRE
cover: TONCI ZONJIC & TOM MULLER
JUNE 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Bosnia, 1993. Roman Zizek is selling weapons to every faction involved in the conflict.

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