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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015

IMAGE COMICS FOR FEBRUARY

ASTRONAUTS IN TROUBLE #9

Written by Larry Young, art and cover by Charlie Adlard.

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

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 17

THE AUTUMNLANDS #10

Written by Kurt Busiek, art and cover by Benjamin Dewey.

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


24 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10. 


AXCEND #5

Written by Shane Davis, art and covers by Shane Davis, Michelle Delecki, Morry Hollowell.

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.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24. 


BIRTHRIGHT #14

Written by Joshua Williamson, art and cover by Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas, cover by Nick Dragotta.

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

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

BITCH PLANET #7

Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, art and cover by Valentine De Landro.

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.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

BLACK JACK KETCHUM #3

Written by Brian Schirmer, art by Claudia Balboni, cover by Jeremy Saliba.

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!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

BLACK MAGICK #5

Written by Greg Rucka, art and cover by Nicola Scott, cover by Stephanie Hans.

Book One: "Awakening" conclusion. Trial by divination.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

BLACK SCIENCE #20

Written by Rick Remender, art by Matteo Scalera and Moreno Dinisio, cover by Matteo Scalera.

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

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 3.

CHEW #55

Written by John Layman, art and cover by Rob Guillory.

. The last issue of the second-to-last story arc. An important character dies.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 24.

CITIZEN JACK #4

Written by Sam Humphries, art by Tommy Patterson, cover by Tommy Patterson and Dylan Todd, cover by Jeff Lemire.

Jack and Marlinspike storm the presidential debate!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 10. 


CODENAME BABOUSHKA: THE CONCLAVE OF DEATH #5

Written by Antony Johnston, art and cover by Shari Chankhamma, cover by Kate Leth.

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! Climax of Baboushka's first mission; several characters die.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

CRY HAVOC #2

Written by Simon Spurrier, art by Ryan Kelly, cover by Ryan Kelly and Emma Price, cover by Fiona Staples.

Gin! Fanatical terrorists! A horny Norse battle-boar! Lou's descent into weird warfare continues in your new pig of the week.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24. 



DEADLY CLASS #19

Written by Rick Remender, art by Wes Craig and Jordan Boyd, cover by Wes Craig.

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

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 17.

DESCENDER #10

Written by Jeff Lemire, art and cover by Dustin Nguyen.

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. Brand new character "Queen Between."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

DREAM POLICE #9

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Sid Kotian, Juan Fernandez.

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? Missing partner Frank Stafford returns and reveals a world shattering secret from the waking world!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

ELEPHANTMEN #69

Written by Richard Starkings, art by Axel Medellin, cover by Boo Cook.

"All Coming Evil" conclusion.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS #5

Written by Marian Churchland and Claire Gibson, art and cover by Sloane Leong.

Tensions rise as secrets are uncovered.


32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10. 


THE FUSE #18

Written by Antony Johnston, art and cover by Justin Greenwood and Shari Chankhamma.

"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...!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

THE GODDAMNED #4

Written by Jason Aaron, art by R.M. Guera and Giulia Brusco, cover by R.M. Guera.

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

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24. 


HUCK #4

Written by Mark Millar, art and covers by Rafael Albuquerque.

New revelations about Huck's origins come to light!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 17. 


I HATE FAIRYLAND #5

Written, art and cover by Skottie Young, cover by Lesley-Anne Green.

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.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 17.

INJECTION #7

Written by Warren Ellis, art and covers by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire.

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

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

ISLAND #7

Written and art by Brandon Graham, Lin Visel, Matt Sheean, Malachi Ward, Michael Deforge

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 and Lin Visel.

112 pages, $7.99, in stores on Feb. 12.

JUPITER'S CIRCLE VOLUME 2 #4

Written by Mark Millar, art by Chris Sprouse, covers by Bill Sienkiewicz, Frank Quitely.

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

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on feb. 24.

LIMBO #4

Written by Dan Watters, art and cover by Caspar Wijngaard.

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

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

LOW #12

Written by Rick Remender, art by Greg Tocchini and Dave McCaig, covers by Greg Tocchini.

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

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 24. 


MIRROR #1

Written by Emma Rios, art and cover by Hwei Lim.

New ongoing series, following a terrorist talking dog, an idealist mage, and a heroic lab rat on their quest for acceptance.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

NAILBITER #20

Written by Joshua Williamson, art and cover by Mike Henderson

The new serial killer strikes again! Plus, a major death that will rock Nailbiter for years to come! One of the main characters is killed by another main character. It's going to be bloody.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

NO MERCY #7

Written by Alex de Campi, art by Carla Speed McNeil and Jenn Manley Lee, cover by Carla Speed McNeil.

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

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

NOWHERE MEN #8

Written by Eric Stephenson, art by Dave Taylor, Emi Lenox and Jordie Bellaire, cover by Dave Taylor and Fonografiks.

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

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #16

Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Paul Azaceta and Elizabeth Breitweiser.

"Overwhelmed." Kyle is alone facing one of his most dangerous exorcisms to date. This one won't be pretty.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

PAPER GIRLS #5

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Cliff Chiang and Matthew Wilson, cover by Cliff Chiang.

The first arc of the ongoing series concludes with major revelations and another game-changing cliffhanger. Lots of answers to our major mysteries in this issue, as well as a final page that will completely transform the book's status quo before our series's first regularly planned hiatus.


32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3. 


PENCIL HEAD #2

Written, art and cover by Ted McKeever.

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."

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

POSTAL #10

Written by Bryan Hill, art and cover by Isaac Goodhart, cover by Linda Sejic.

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.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24. 


PRETTY DEADLY #9

Written by Kelly Sue DeConick, art and cover by Emma Rios.

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

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 24.

PROPHET EARTH WAR #2

Written by Brandon Graham and Simon Roy, art by Ron Ackins, cover by Gianni Milonogiannis.

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.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

REVIVAL #37

Written by Tim Seeley, art by Mike Norton, cover by Jenny Frison.

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?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

RINGSIDE #4

Written by Joe Keatinge, art and cover by Nick Barber and Simon Gough.

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

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

SAGA #34

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art and cover by Fiona Staples.

New friends are silver...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

SAINTS #5

Written by Sean Lewis, art and cover by Benjamin Mackey.

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. Saint Rita, Patron Saint of Battered Women, is introduced.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

SAVAGE DRAGON #212

Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen

Malcolm Dragon on the force facing his greatest challenge yet.

32 pages, $3.99, in stoes on Feb. 24.

SHUTTER #18

Written by Joe Keatinge, art and cover by Leila Del Duca, Owen Gieni.

"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.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

SNOWFALL #1

Written by Joe Harris, art and cover by Martin Morazzo

A 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?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

SPAWN #261

Written by Todd McFarlane and Erik Larsen, art and cover by Erik Larsen and Todd McFalrane, cover by Gerardo Sandoval.

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

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

SPREAD #13

Written by Justin Jordan, art and cover by Felipe Sobreiro, cover by Kyle Strahm.

Jack's story with guest artist Felipe Sobreiro.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 10.

STARVE #6

Written by Brian Wood, art and cover by Danijel Zezelj, Dave Stewart.

New story arc. 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.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

SWITCH #4

Written, art and covers by Stjepan Sejic, cover by Linda Sejic.

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.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 10.

SYMMETRY #3

Written by Matt Hawkins, art and covers by Raffaele Ienco.

Utopia no more!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

THE VIOLENT #3

Written by Ed Brisson, art and cover by Adam Gorham

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

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 17.

THE WALKING DEAD #151

Written by Robert Kirkman, art by Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, Cliff Rathburn, cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart.

New story arc. Call to arms.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 3. 



WAYWARD #14

Written by Jim Zub, art and cover by Steven Cummings and Tamra Bonvillain, cover by Tula Lotay.

Tokyo Tower burns as mayhem takes hold of the city.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 14

WOLF #6

Written by Ales Kot, art by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz, Lee Loughridge, cover by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz, Tom Muller

The gates are open. Hell is coming to Earth.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 24.



COLLECTIONS AND TRADE PAPERBACKS

THE ART OF RAHSAN EKEDAL HC

Written by Matt Hawkins, Ryan Cady, Bryan Hill, Rahsan Ekedal, art and cover by Rahsan Ekedal

This deluxe oversized 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 Tith, and Echoes, this limited edition is a must have for any fan of those series or Rahsan's work!

96 pages, $39.99, in stores on March 30.

BLOODY MARY TP

Written by Garth Ennis, art and cover by Carlos Ezquerra

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.

192 pages, $16.99, in stores on March 9 


ECHOES, VOL. 1 TP

Written by Joshua Fialkov, art and cover by Rahsan Ekedal

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.

216 pages, $19.99, in stores on March 30.

THE FADE OUT, VOL. 3 TP

Written by Ed Brubaker, art and cover by Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser

The final act of the bestselling Hollywood noir comic from the team of Brubaker and Phillips! Collects The Fade Out #9-12.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 17. 



HINGES BOOK 2: PAPER TIGERS TP

Written, art and cover by Meredith McClaren.

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

120 pages, $15.99, in stores on Feb. 3. 


IMAGE GIANT-SIZED ARTIST'S PROOF EDITION: TOKYO GHOST #1 & 2

Written by Rick Remender, art and cover by Sean Murphy

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 11x17. Collects Tokyo Ghost #1-2.

56 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

NAILBITER: THE DELUXE MURDER EDITION, BOOK 1 HC

Written by Joshua Williamson, art and cover by Mike Henderson

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.

304 pages, $34.99, in stores on March 16.

OCTOPUS PIE, VOL. 2 TP

Written, art and cover by Meredith Gran.

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.

176 pages, $10.99, in stores on March 9.

PHONOGRAM, VOL. 3: THE IMMATERIAL GIRL TP

Written by Kieron Gillen, art and cover by Jamie McKelvie.

. 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

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 16.

RUMBLE, VOL. 2: A WOE THAT IS MADNESS TP

Written by John Arcudi, art and cover by James Harren

The second volume of Rumble delves deeper into the past and present of Rathraq, Scarecrow Warrior God, as Arcudi and Harren 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! Collects Rumble #6-10,

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

SIDEKICK, VOL. 2 TP

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Tom Mandrake, Hi-Fi

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.

160 pages, $15.99, in stores on Feb. 3.

THEY'RE NOT LIKE US, VOL. 2 TP

Written by Eric Stephenson, art and cover by Simon Gane, Jordie Bellaire

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.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 30.

THIEF OF THIEVES, VOL. 5

Written by Andy Diggle, art and cover by Shawn Martinbrough & Adriano Lucas

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.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 2.

THE TITHE, VOL. 2: ISLAMAPHOBIA TP

Written by Matt Hawkins Art: Rahsan Ekedal & Phillip Sevy Cover: Rahsan Ekedal

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.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 24.

THE WALKING DEAD, VOL. 25 TP

Written by Robert Kirkman Art: Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, & Cliff Rathburn Cover: Charlie Adlard & Dave Stewart

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

136 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 30.







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