Image Comics' July 2015 Solicitations Brings "We Stand On Guard," "Bloodstrike" & "Wolf" Launches

Tue, April 21st, 2015 at 10:00am PDT | Updated: April 21st, 2015 at 10:08am

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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in July 2015. 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.

Image Comics Solicitations - Last Six Months


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WE STAND ON GUARD #1
STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART / COVER: STEVE SKROCE
JULY 1 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
SAGA writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN teams with artistic legend and MATRIX storyboard artist STEVE SKROCE for an action-packed military thriller that will have everyone talking. 100 years from now, a heroic band of Canadian civilians must defend their homeland from invasion...by the United States of America! The hyper-detailed combat between badass freedom fighters and giant f***ing robots begins with a spectacular 40-PAGE FIRST ISSUE for the regular price of just $2.99!

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ISLAND #1
STORY / ART: BRANDON GRAHAM, EMMA RIOS, & LUDROE
COVER: BRANDON GRAHAM
JULY 15 / 112 PAGES / FC / M / $7.99 / OVERSIZED
PRETTY DEADLY artist EMMA RIOS and KING CITY, PROPHET & MULTIPLE WARHEADS writer/artist BRANDON GRAHAM bring you a new ONGOING & OVERSIZED COMICS MAGAZINE. Each issue holds three 20- to 30-page, ad-free, issue-length chapters of new work from around the globe. #1 features a text piece by KELLY SUE DeCONNICK, writer of BITCH PLANET and PRETTY DEADLY.

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WOLF #1
STORY: ALES KOT
ART / COVER: MATT TAYLOR
COLORS: LEE LOUGHRIDGE
JULY 22 / 64 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99
Bestselling new star writer ALES KOT teams up with white-hot artist MATT TAYLOR and DEADLY CLASS colorist extraordinaire LEE LOUGHRIDGE for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! The crime noir thrills and characters reminiscent of True Detective meet with mythical stakes worthy of Neil Gaiman's Sandman in this original fantasy/horror/crime saga for mature readers. Antoine Wolfe, a hard-boiled paranormal detective with a death wish, has to cope with sudden responsibility for an orphaned teenage girl who might be the key to the impending apocalypse, California-style. The road to hell and back begins in a MAX-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with fifty-eight pages of story and no ads!

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THE CROOKED MAN HC
STORY: GABRIEL HARDMAN & CORINNA BECHKO
ART / COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
JULY 1 / 96 PAGES / FC / M / $19.99 / TREASURY-SIZED HARDCOVER
An expatriate returns to San Francisco to take revenge on a former comrade-in-arms. Their battle of wills plays out against the apocalyptic mayhem of the 1906 earthquake. An epic tale of revenge from the creators of INVISIBLE REPUBLIC and HEATHENTOWN!

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’68: LAST RITES #1 (OF 4)
STORY: MARK KIDWELL
ART: JEFF ZORNOW & JAY FOTOS
COVER A: NAT JONES & JAY FOTOS
COVER B: NATE VAN DYKE & JAY FOTOS
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Image Comics and Meatgrinder Studios proudly present the climactic mini-series that brings all current ’68 storylines full-circle with an explosive, revealing finish!

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ATHENA IX ONE-SHOT
STORY: RYAN CADY
ART / COVER A: PHILLIP SEVY
COVER B: STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
FROM THE PAGES OF IXth GENERATION COMES A ONE-SHOT SPECIAL EVENT! Ever the didact, Athena IX specializes in cruel, calculating instruction, manipulating her siblings and supplicants with the intellectual upper hand. But this is the Chairwoman's future, not hers, and some lessons must be taught more harshly than others.

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WITCHBLADE #178 SMASHCON EXCLUSIVE
STORY: RON MARZ
ART: LAURA BRAGA
COVER: MAURICIO QUIRANTE
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $10
Limited to 250 copies.
TOP COW PRODUCTIONS

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BLOODSTRIKE #1
STORY / ART / COVERS A & D: ROB LIEFELD
COVER B: DAN FRAGA
COVER C: KARL ALTSTAETTER
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
X-Force, Cable, and Deadpool creator ROB LIEFELD returns to comics with a new ONGOING series, a lively romp that reveals a more mature side to LIEFELD than fans have previously experienced. A new recruit to the Bloodstrike program (his identity as a mystery man from the historical Extreme Universe soon to be revealed!) struggles on a covert mission and loses his life as well as his junk to the mysterious TRAGEDY ANN!

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SAVAGE DRAGON #207
STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
NEW STORY ARC
Malcolm Dragon, Battle Girl, and Rex Dexter go into Dimension-X to rescue Angel Dragon and bring Mr. Glum to justice.

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SAVAGE DRAGON: CHANGES TP
STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN
JULY 15 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99
Malcolm Dragon's girlfriend moves in with him and things get pretty wild.
Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #199-204

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POSTAL #5
STORY: BRYAN HILL & MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVER B: ISAAC GOODHART
COVER A: LINDA SEJIC
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
NEW STORY ARC
With his mother’s blessing, Mark now clandestinely goes through all incoming packages and what he finds opens up a whole Pandora’s box about what’s really going on in the town of Eden.
MINOTAUR PRESS

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SHUTTER #13
STORY: JOE KEATINGE
ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
SHUTTER YEAR TWO BEGINS HERE!
The next major stage begins here by introducing SHUTTER's most important character since Kate herself.

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SHUTTER VOL. 2: WAY OF THE WORLD TP
STORY: JOE KEATINGE
ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA & OWEN GIENI
JULY 8 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
RELEASED THE SAME DAY AS THE NEW STORY ARC!
Kate Kristopher crosses the Earth to unlock a family mystery taking her far beyond her own reality.
Collects SHUTTER #7-12.

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THEY’RE NOT LIKE US, VOL. 1: BLACK HOLES FOR THE YOUNG TP
STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON
ART / COVER: SIMON GANE & JORDIE BELLAIRE
JULY 1 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE
Collects THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #1-6.

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IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION: BLACK SCIENCE #1
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / OVERSIZED / $19.99
The all-new IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST’S PROOF EDITION series will present special artistic achievements in their raw form in an oversized format. MATTEO SCALERA’s lush line art from BLACK SCIENCE #1 is presented in glorious black and white inks with gauche washes at 11x17.

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J. SCOTT CAMPBELL: TIME CAPSULE HC
TEXT: RICHARD STARKINGS
ART / COVER: J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
JULY 8 / 256 PAGES / BW / M / $49.99
LIMITED SIGNED & NUMBERED EDITION $75
In 2004, RICHARD STARKINGS spent Election Day with fan favorite artist J. SCOTT CAMPBELL talking about SCOTT’s first ten years in comics. Richly illustrated with black and white art from CAMPBELL's files, the conversation covers Gen13, Danger Girl, Wildsiderz, and triggered his association with Spider-Man. Also featured is a 16-page color section.

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BITCH PLANET, VOL 1: EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE TP
STORY: KELLY SUE DeCONNICK
ART: VALENTINE DE LANDRO, ROBERT WILSON IV
COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO
JULY 8 / 156 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99!
Eisner Award-nominated writer KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (PRETTY DEADLY, Captain Marvel) and VALENTINE DE LANDRO (X-Factor) present the premiere volume of BITCH PLANET, their critically acclaimed and deliciously vicious sci-fi satire. Think Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds. Discussion guide included.
Collects BITCH PLANET #1-5.

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CHEW SMORGASBORD, VOL. 2 HC
STORY: JOHN LAYMAN
ART / COVER: ROB GUILLORY
JULY 1 / 576 PAGES / FC / M / $100
LIMITED SIGNED & NUMBERED EDITION $150
The second 20 issues of the New York Times best-selling, Harvey-and multiple-Eisner Award-winning series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants are collected in one oversized slip-cased volume, jam-packed with extras. A feast for your senses and a diet for your wallet!
Collects CHEW #21-40 & SECRET AGENT POYO.

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CHRONONAUTS, VOL. 1 TP
STORY: MARK MILLAR
ART / COVER: SEAN GORDON MURPHY
JULY 8 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99
SPECIAL LOW PRICE OF $9.99!
Corbin Quinn and Danny Reilly are time travelers whose plans go off-course, leading to wild adventures in the time-stream.
Collects CHRONONAUTS #1-4.

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CRIMINAL, VOL. 6: THE LAST OF THE INNOCENT TP
STORY: ED BRUBAKER
ART / COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS
JULY 1 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
WINNER OF THE EISNER AWARD FOR BEST LIMITED SERIES!
BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS's gorgeous new CRIMINAL editions finally gets to the most critically-acclaimed and innovative piece of pulp fiction they've ever done.
It's "like Watchmen for the Archie set" as CRIMINAL reaches new heights.

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DEAD@17, VOL.7: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE TP
STORY / ART / COVER: JOSH HOWARD
JULY 1 / 176 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99
The final chapter in the DEAD@17 saga!
Collects DEAD@17: THE BLASPHEMY THRONE #1-7.

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THE DREAM MERCHANT TP
STORY: NATHAN EDMONDSON
ART: KONSTANTINE NOVOSADOV, ANTHONY HOPE-SMITH, & STEFANO SIMEONE
COVER: KONSTANTINE NOVOSADOV
JULY 22 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $15.99
Winslow is a troubled boy with a recurring dream. When mysterious alien figures show up to literally dissolve the memories out of Winslow’s mind, Winslow realizes that his dream may be the most important memory in the world, and one that has been wiped from the collective minds of everyone on earth.
Collects THE DREAM MERCHANT #1-5.

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EAST OF WEST, THE APOCALYPSE: YEAR ONE HC
STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA
JULY 8 / 504 PAGES / FC / T+ / $49.99
The oversized prestige collection of the First Year of The Apocalypse.
Collects EAST OF WEST #1-15.

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FOUR EYES: FORGED IN FLAMES REMASTERED TP
STORY: JOE KELLY
ART / COVER: MAX FIUMARA
JULY 8 / 96 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99
In anticipation of the next FOUR EYES arc due in September: Reprinting act one of the epic saga of Enrico, a boy living in an alternate 1930s New York where dragon fighting is the city's number one underground sport and the cause of his father's untimely death. Enrico's literal trial by fire begins here!
Collects FOUR EYES #1-4.

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LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME, VOL. 1 HC
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART: GREG TOCCHINI
COVER: ALEX MALEEV
JULY 15 / 184 PAGES / FC / M / $24.99
The critically acclaimed, smutty, sci-fi, and noir first collaboration between RICK REMENDER (LOW, DEADLY CLASS) and GREG TOCCHINI (LOW, Uncanny X-Force) is finally back in print, remastered, and delivered in a glorious hardcover format.
Collects LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME #1-3.

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RED ONE: WELCOME TO AMERICA HC
STORY: XAVIER DORISON
ART / COVER: TERRY DODSON & RACHEL DODSON
JULY 8 / 80 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
OVERSIZED (9.5” x 12.5”)
What happens when America's Greatest Hero...is actually a Russian Spy?
Collects RED ONE #1-2 & bonus material in an oversized European-style hardcover.

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SKULLKICKERS VOL. 6: INFINITE ICONS OF THE ENDLESS EPIC TP
STORY: JIM ZUB
ART: EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS
COVER: EDWIN HUANG & ESPEN GRUNDETJERN
JULY 8 / 144 PAGES / FC / T / $16.99
In this volume the SKULLKICKERS story comes to end, but it's not going out without a fight! Beer, blood, and battle collide in the ultimate brawl to end it all!
"If you like action or humor, no one is doing it better than these guys." -The Weekly Crisis
Collects SKULLKICKERS #31-33 & #100.

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SUPREME: BLUE ROSE TP
STORY: WARREN ELLIS
ART / COVER: TULA LOTAY
JULY 1 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
Unemployed reporter Diana Dane is hired by a mysterious intelligence broker to solve the biggest mysteries of 21st Century America: what fell on the town of Littlehaven, and who or what is "Supreme?”

Collects SUPREME: BLUE ROSE #1-7.

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TECH JACKET, VOL. 4: ALL FALLS DOWN TP
STORY: JOE KEATINGE
ART / COVER: KHARY RANDOLPH & EMILIO LOPEZ
JULY 1 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99
In order for the entire freakin’ galaxy to survive, Tech Jacket must join forces with his greatest enemies...which, face it, is no fun to do. But neither is the destruction of everyone and everything he holds dear, so...
Collects TECH JACKET (2014) #7-12.

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ZERO, VOL. 4: WHO BY FIRE TP
STORY: ALES KOT
ART: IAN BERTRAM, STATHIS TSEMBERLIDIS, ROBERT SAMMELIN, TULA LOTAY, & JORDIE BELLAIRE
COVER: TOM MULLER
JULY 29 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99
This is how it ends: not with a whimper, not with a bang—but with mushrooms.
Collects ZERO #15-18.

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8HOUSE: ARCLIGHT #2
STORY: BRANDON GRAHAM
ART / COVER: MARIAN CHURCHLAND
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Two knights hunt an alien creature using blood magic.

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IXth GENERATION #6
STORY: MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVER B: ATILIO ROJO
COVER A: STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Aphrodite discovers the real truth behind the Aphrodite Protocol.
TOP COW UNIVERSE


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AIRBOY #2 (OF 4)
STORY: JAMES ROBINSON
ART / COVER: GREG HINKLE
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Are the drugs wearing off, or just kicking in? After a night of debauchery, James and Greg have a hell of a hangover in the form of 1940s comic book character Airboy. The aviation hero is curious to learn what the future has to offer. Hey, you try denying a reality you’ve already altered.

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ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE #2
STORY: LARRY YOUNG
ART / COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / BW / E / $2.99
Col. Lloyd Macadam’s top-secret moon-shot program: exposed! Secret moon rocket: stolen by Russians! Life or death: IN SPACE!

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BIRTHRIGHT #9
STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
ART / COVER: ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
Only the truth can drive two brothers apart.

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BLACK SCIENCE #16
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Catastrophe looms as the traitor in their midst triggers an event that will change the League forever...and cost Grant everything he holds dear. Nothing will be the same after this one.

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COPPERHEAD #9
STORY: JAY FAERBER
ART / COVER: SCOTT GODLEWSKI & RON RILEY
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50
What do you do when there are outlaws to round up and you’ve got no backup? You assemble a posse.

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THE COVENANT #2
STORY / COVER A: ROB LIEFELD
ART / COVER B: MATT HORAK
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / 2.99
The young prophet Samuel and his band of mercenaries enter the forbidden city in order to steal back the Ark and restore the balance of power.

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DEADLY CLASS #15
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: WES CRAIG
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
There is a battle coming. A battle royale if you will. But Marcus is in no shape for a fight.

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DESCENDER #5
STORY: JEFF LEMIRE
ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Quon reveals a shocking secret that will change the course of Tim-21's life!

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DRIFTER #6
STORY: IVAN BRANDON
ART / COVER A: NIC KLEIN
COVER B: EDUARDO RISSO
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
NEW STORY ARC!
Abram Pollux heads out into the unknown. An expedition to a distant crash site will take him through the unexplored depths of Ouro and towards a key to unlocking his past.
IVAN BRANDON and NIC KLEIN return for the start of the second arc of the smash sci-fi hit series.

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THE DYING AND THE DEAD #7
STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM
JULY 29 / 45 PAGES / FC / T+ / $4.50
The best new book of the year reaches its amazing conclusion in “THIS IS WHY WE FIGHT.”

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EAST OF WEST #21
STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
The Apocalypse: Year Two continues.

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ELEPHANTMEN #66
STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS
ART: AXEL MEDELLIN
COVER: BOO COOK
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The new Elephantmen are in town with plenty of time to kill. No one is safe.

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THE EMPTY #5
STORY / ART / COVER: JIMMIE ROBINSON
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99
“TRUTH & LIES,” Part Five.
Lila’s monumental decision to change the world might not only destroy her friendship with Tanoor, but also lead to a bloody rebellion that could destroy The Empty, unless Tanoor can stop her before it’s too late.

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EMPTY ZONE #2
STORY / ART / COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
“CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD“
After the ghosts of Corinne's fallen teammates impart a mysterious gift to her, she's attacked by a new breed of cybernetic zombie that will change her forever.

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GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS #10
STORY / ART / COVER A: RYAN BROWNE
COVER B: STEVE SEELEY
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Please enjoy the unfathomable and bewildering conclusion to the "Cosmic Apocalypse" story arc!

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THE HUMANS #6
STORY: KEENAN MARSHALL KELLER
ART / COVER: TOM NEELY
COLOR: KRISTINA COLLANTES
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Drinking all day at a strip club leads Johnny to some unwanted attention from the locals. All the while a turn-coat makes a play to rat out The HUMANS.

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INJECTION #3
STORY: WARREN ELLIS
ART / COVERS A & B: DECLAN SHALVEY & JORDIE BELLAIRE
JULY 8 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Robin Morel is consulted on the operating systems of pixies and his betrayal of the natural world. Civilization is dying and only five people know.

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INVINCIBLE #121
STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: RYAN OTTLEY, CLIFF RATHBURN, & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
COVER: RYAN OTTLEY & JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU
JULY 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
Things have gotten worse on Earth.

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INVISIBLE REPUBLIC #5
STORY: GABRIEL HARDMAN & CORINNA BECHKO
ART / COVER: GABRIEL HARDMAN & JORDAN BOYD
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
FIRST ARC FINALE!
A leader emerges.

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JUPITER’S CIRCLE #4
STORY: MARK MILLAR
ART: WILFREDO TORRES
COVER: FRANK QUITELY
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Fitz’s affair with his 19-year-old protégée creates tensions within the team.

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JUPITER’S CIRCLE #5
STORY: MARK MILLAR
ART: DAVIDE GIANFELICE
COVER: FRANK QUITELY
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Skyfox’s drinking wreaks havoc on his relationships.

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KAPTARA #4
STORY: CHIP ZDARSKY
ART / COVER: KAGAN McLEOD
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
•Our hero finds a way home, but it’s only issue four so that seems suspect.
•A perfect jumping-on point for people who love to collect “issue fours!”

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LOW #8
STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: GREG TOCCHINI
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Stel Cain, still reeling from the loss of her children, travels through the nameless dark of the blackest oceans, to rise to the surface and begin her journey to the deep space probe, which holds the key to mankind’s salvation. But there is one last colligation between her and the surface: enter the Merpires!

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MANIFEST DESTINY #18
STORY: CHRIS DINGESS
ART / COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS & OWEN GIENI
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
As the arc comes to a close, extreme measures are taken to protect Lewis & Clark’s mission.

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THE MANTLE #3
STORY: ED BRISSON
ART / COVER: BRIAN LEVEL
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The history of past Mantles is explored and the horror of The Plague’s path of destruction is fully unveiled.

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MATERIAL #3
STORY: ALES KOT
ART: WILL TEMPEST
COVER: TOM MULLER
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Decisions, decisions.

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THE MICE TEMPLAR V: NIGHT’S END #4
STORY: BRYAN J.L. GLASS & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
ART: VICTOR SANTOS & SERENA GUERRA
COVER A: MICHAEL AVON OEMING
COVER B: VICTOR SANTOS & CHANDRA FREE
JULY 29 / 56 PAGES / FC / T / $5.99
“THE COMING DAWN”
48 pages of non-stop drama and action bring the eight-year saga to its penultimate conclusion!

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MINIMUM WAGE: SO MANY BAD DECISIONS #3
STORY / ART / COVER: BOB FINGERMAN
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / 2C / M / $3.50
Humor is subjective, so be prepared for “The ‘Comedy’ Issue,” wherein Rob meets actual guest star Marc Maron (of Maron and WTF fame) and also finds himself in his most uncomfortable moment to date. It’s sex, stress, and sesame noodles in the squirmy third chapter. Lock the gates!

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MORNING GLORIES #49
STORY: NICK SPENCER
ART: JOE EISMA
COVER: RODIN ESQUEJO
JULY 15 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
PART ONE OF THE TWO-PART SEASON FINALE!
"The Election."

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MYTHIC #3
STORY: PHIL HESTER
ART: JOHN MCCREA & MICHAEL SPICER
COVER: JOHN MCCREA, MICHAEL SPICER, & RIAN HUGHES
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Mythic's enemy is revealed.

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NAILBITER #14
STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
One of the biggest secrets of the serial killers is revealed!

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NO MERCY #4
STORY: ALEX de CAMPI
ART / COVER: CARLA SPEED McNEIL
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
First arc finale.

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ODDLY NORMAL #8
STORY / COVER A: OTIS FRAMPTON
ART: OTIS FRAMPTON & TRACY BAILEY
COVER B: DAN SCHOENING
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $2.99
Oddly visits the secret lair of a mad scientist (and son).

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OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #11
STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
A line is crossed.

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PISCES #4
STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE
ART / COVER: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
Dillon accepts a secret mission with NASA and the bleak visions of his future intensify.

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RASPUTIN #7
STORY: ALEX GRECIAN
ART: RILEY ROSSMO & IVAN PLASCENCIA
COVER: RILEY ROSSMO
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
The Mad Monk lands on Ellis Island and America is changed forever.

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RAT QUEENS #13
STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE
ART / COVER: STJEPAN SEJIC
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
“DEMONA,” Part Three.
The Rat Queens arrive at Mage University: the place where everything went wrong for Hannah not so long ago.

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REVIVAL #31
STORY: TIM SEELEY
ART: MIKE NORTON
COVER: JENNY FRISON
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99
The police are hot on the trail of the murderer Blaine Abel, and Dana is leading the charge.

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REYN #6
STORY: KEL SYMONS
ART / COVER: NATHAN STOCKMAN
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99
Reyn and Seph try to come to grips with the new reality of the “land” of Fate.

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ROCHE LIMIT: CLANDESTINY #3
STORY: MICHAEL MORECI
ART / COVER: KYLE CHARLES
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50
Can the android Danny be trusted?

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ROCKET GIRL #8
STORY: BRANDON MONTCLARE
ART / COVER: AMY REEDER
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / $3.99
Time’s running out for saving the future!

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RUNLOVEKILL #4
STORY: JON TSUEI & ERIC CANETE
ART / COVER: ERIC CANETE
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Cornered, wounded and unarmed. What will Rain do? Join us as Rain reveals that she is much more than a woman on the run.

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SAGA #30
ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Sooner or later, everything dies.

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SAVIOR #4
STORY: TODD McFARLANE & BRIAN HOLGUIN
ART / COVER: CLAYTON CRAIN
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99
The media frenzy surrounding John Doe escalates.

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SECRET IDENTITIES #6
STORY: BRIAN JOINES & JAY FAERBER
ART: ILIAS KYRIAZIS & RON RILEY
COVER: ILIAS KYRIAZIS
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50
The conclusion of the hit superhero series' first story arc.

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SEX #23
STORY: JOE CASEY
ART/COVER: PIOTR KOWALSKI
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Some things are better left unsaid...

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SEX CRIMINALS #12
STORY: MATT FRACTION
ART / COVER: A SHED-FULL OF CAR KEYS
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Suzie and Jon continue the worst recruitment plan in the history of entertaining second-act montage sequences. Getting the band together never had so many fluids. By Hollywood jerkhole MATT FRACTION (ODY-C, SATELLITE SAM, Hawkeye) and literally a shed-full of car keys that somehow manages to draw comics.

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SEX CRIMINALS #12 KATE LETH XXX VARIANT
STORY: MATT FRACTION
ART: CHEP DURKDURK
COVER: KATE LETH
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $4.69
The same comic as SEX CRIMINALS #12 only with the second of five XXX variant covers shipped in a solid polybag so it cannot be seen until opened. KATE LETH, it turns out, is filthy as "h" by the way. If only we could think of something dirty that rhymes with "Fraggle Rock." ONE PRINT RUN ONLY.

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SONS OF THE DEVIL #3
STORY: BRIAN BUCCELLATO
ART / COVER: TONI INFANTE
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
The third installment of the five-issue first arc. New family members revealed!

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SOUTHERN BASTARDS #10
STORY: JASON AARON
ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
On the eve of the most important game of the season, Esaw Goings is having a hard time juggling his duties as enforcer of Coach Boss’s criminal empire, as well being an assistant coach for the Runnin’ Rebs. Football or murder, blood’s gonna get spilled either way.

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SOUTHERN CROSS #5
STORY / COVER: BECKY CLOONAN
ART: ANDY BELANGER & LEE LOUGHRIDGE
JULY 15 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
Alien artifacts and murder as The Cross veers off course.

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SPAWN #255
STORY: PAUL JENKINS
ART / COVER: JONBOY
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99
Spawn continues to discover his new powers using his big-ass colossal sword to defeat his enemies.

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SPREAD #9
STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN
ART / COVER: KYLE STRAHM & FELIPE SOBREIRO
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
“THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE,” Part Two

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STARVE #2
STORY: BRIAN WOOD
ART / COVER: DANIJEL ZEZELJ & DAVE STEWART
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
The scathing look at foodie culture and celebrity chef fandom continues. Think Anthony Bourdain in a Transmet world.

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STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #7
STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $3.50
Armed only with his dad's car, a bottle of vodka, a few good brain cells and a wicked idea to fight fire with fire, Orson has less than two days to help Beth come up with ten grand or lose his self-respect and—of lesser importance—his life.

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TALES OF HONOR: BRED TO KILL #2
STORY: MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVERS A & B: LINDA SEJIC
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
Honor’s arrival at Eros, a Silesian gambling/vice space station, causes a stir as the genetic slavers would love to get their hands on a treecat. Guess who brought one?

Story continues below

TOP COW!

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THIEF OF THIEVES #31
STORY: ANDY DIGGLE
ART / COVER: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & ADRIANO LUCAS
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
This issue sets the stage for the next phase of the master criminal’s legendary career.

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THE TITHE #4
STORY: MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVERS A & B: RAHSAN EKEDAL
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
It all ends here in the finale of the first arc.
MINOTAUR PRESS

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THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #12
STORY: KIERON GILLEN
ART / COVER: KATE BROWN, JAMIE McKELVIE, & MATT WILSON
COVER B: KATE BROWN
JULY 1 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
The aftershocks from the Fandemonium apocalypse are tearing the gods apart. Join us for a new arc of guest artists working alongside Team WicDiv, starting with KATE BROWN (Young Avengers).

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TREES #11
STORY: WARREN ELLIS
ART / COVER: JASON HOWARD
JULY 15 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
A Tree stands on Orkney. Five thousand years ago, this was the center of the world.

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VALHALLA MAD #3
STORY: JOE CASEY
ART: PAUL MAYBURY
COVER: PAUL MAYBURY & SONIA HARRIS
JULY 22 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50
Alcohol. Revelry. Immortality. Betrayal. a

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VELVET #14
STORY: ED BRUBAKER
ART / COVER: STEVE EPTING & ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
Velvet makes a move that puts her right in the crosshairs!

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THE WALKING DEAD #144
STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART
JULY 8 / 32 PAGES / BW / M / $2.99

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WAYWARD #10
STORY: JIM ZUB
ART / COVER A: STEVE CUMMINGS & TAMRA BONVILLAIN
COVER B: HANZO STEINBACH
JULY 29 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50
The second arc ends. The future revealed. Welcome to the next level.
COVER A is part 5 of a five-part panorama by STEVE CUMMINGS and TAMRA BONVILLAIN. Buy all five issues of this story arc to fit them together into a massive WAYWARD illustration.
COVER B is a variant by online fan favorite Hanzo Steinbach.

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