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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017

IMAGE COMICS FOR JULY

MOONSTRUCK #1

Written by Grace Ellis, art by Kate Leth, Shae Beagle, cover by Shae Beagle

A new series that tells a story of monsters, romance, and magical hijinks! The first arc also includes an additional short story with artist Kate Leth! Fantasy creatures are living typical, unremarkable lives alongside humans, and barista Julie strives to be the most unremarkable of all. Normal job, normal almost-girlfriend, normal...werewolf transformations that happen when she gets upset? Yikes! But all bets are off when she and her centaur best friend Chet find themselves in the middle of a magical conspiracy. Will Julie and Chet be able to save their friends? Is Julie's dogged determination to be normal a lost cause? Who's going to watch the coffee shop while our heroes are out saving the world?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

SACRED CREATURES #1

Written by Klaus Janson, Pablo Raimondi, art and cover by Pablo Raimondi, variant cover by Frank Miller, Klaus Janson

When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expecting father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it. As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle against an enemy dating back to the beginning of time itself.

72 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 5.

BALSAMIC: A SKETCHBOOK AND ART COLLECTION HC

Written, art and cover by Giannis Milonogiannis

Collecting the best of five years worth of drawings, Balsamic is a deep dive into Milonogiannis' sketchbooks and comics!

200 pages, $19.90, in stores on August 18.

BLOODSTRIKE #1 REMASTERED EDITION

Written by Rob Liefeld and Eric Stephenson, art by Dan Fraga, Danny Miki, Rob Liefeld, cover by Dan Fraga, variant cover by Rob Liefeld.

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Image Comics with a bloody delightful remastered edition of 1993's Bloodstrike #1.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

BY CHANCE OR PROVIDENCE TP

Written, art and cover by Becky Cloonan.

By Chance Or Providence collects Becky Cloonan's award-winning trilogy: Wolves, The Mire, and Demeter, with lush colors by Lee Loughridge and a sketchbook/illustration section. These stories cast a spell of hypnotic melancholy, weaving their way through medieval landscapes of ancient curses and terrible truths that will haunt you long after you've set them down.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 26.

CURSE WORDS, VOL. 1 TP

Written by Charles Soule, art and cover by Ryan Browne

A wizard has appeared in present-day New York! His name is Wizord, and he's here to save us all from dark magical forces bent on our destruction. He's the best wizard of all time! Or...he's not, and he's lying to everyone, and secretly is the dark magical force, but wants to hang out in our world for a while because it's so much nicer than the hellhole he comes from. Collects Curse Words #1-5.

168 pages, $9.99, in stores on July 19.

THE DARKNESS: DARKNESS / BATMAN & DARKNESS / SUPERMAN 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION TP

Written by Garth Ennis, Jeph Loeb, Ron Marz, Scott Lobdell, art by Clarence Lansang, David Finch, Marc Silvestri, Tyler Kirkham, cover by Marc Silvestri

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Image Comics and the 20th anniversary of The Darkness, this special volume collects The Darkness Origins (Issues one through six and Preview), The Darkness/Batman, and The Darkness/Superman! This is a one-time printing in honor of the anniversaries.

264 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 5.

GENERATION GONE #1

Written by Ales Kot, André Lima Araújo, art and cover by André Lima Araújo, Chris O'Halloran

America, 2020. Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job. What happens when you're poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for? Skins + Unbreakable = Generation Gone, sort of -- if you also include multiple trips to the sun, weird black goo, a breakup fight inside a nuclear factory, love, hate, anger, loss...and survival. Generation Gone is for every kid struggling out there. It's about what it means to be young in the USA, 2017.

56 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 19.

GOD COUNTRY TP

Written by Donny Cates, art and cover by Geoff Shaw

Southern Bastards meets American Gods in a high-stakes fantasy series that masterfully blends high-octane action and jaw-dropping worldbuilding. In God Country, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmett isn't just a problem for his children -- his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home—as well as the surrounding West Texas town -- a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. An enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more than a sound mind and body, however. He's now the only man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn down to the Lone Star State… In God Country, salvation is a double-edged sword. Collects God Country #1-6.

184 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 2.

LAZARUS: X+66 #1

Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann, art by Steve Lieber, cover by Michael Lark

In the wake of "Cull" and setting the stage for "Fracture," the sixth storyline of Lazarus, this series takes us into the year +66 with six separate stories. Casey Solomon has caught the eye of the Lazarus, but gaining the Family's attention can be as much a curse as a blessing. Will Dagger Selection destroy Casey, or will survival mean something worse?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

LOW, BOOK ONE HC

Written by Rick Remender, art and cover by Dave McCaig, Greg Tocchini

Millennia ago, mankind fled the Earth's surface into the bottomless depths of the darkest oceans. Shielded from a merciless sun's scorching radiation, the human race tried to stave off certain extinction by sending robotic probes far into the galaxy to search for a new home among the stars. Generations later, one family is about to be torn apart in a conflict that will usher in the final race to save humanity from a world beyond hope. Dive into an aquatic fantasy like none you've ever seen before in this oversized hardcover, packed to the gills with concept art, design sketches, original script, and more hidden treasures. Collects Low #1-15.

440 pages, $49.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #0

Written, art and cover by Matt Wagner

Wagner returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy -- Mage: The Hero Denied. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of The Hero Defined and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny. This introductory, half-sized issue #0 continues Mage's tradition of an "Interlude" short-adventure, bridging the gap between this series and the previous storyline. It also acts as a perfect jumping-on spot for new readers.

16 pages, in stores on July 12.

MAGE: THE HERO DISCOVERED, VOL. 1 TP

Written by Matt Wagner, art by Matt Wagner, Sam Kieth, cover by Matt Wagner & Sam Kieth

The first of two volumes reprinting the classic early issues of creator Wagner's epic fantasy trilogy. The Hero Discovered reveals the fledgling adventures of the reluctant everyman hero, Kevin Matchsick. After encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, Kevin soon discovers that he is more than he ever imagined. This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator Wagner's emergence as a powerful story-teller. With the release of the final part of the Mage trilogy, this series will spark interest with new readers and older fans alike.

224 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 12.

THE OTHER SIDE SPECIAL EDITION HC

Written by Jason Aaron, art and cover by Cameron Stewart

A hardcover collection of the miniseries that started it all for writer Jason Aaron! The Other Side tells an unforgettable Vietnam War story from the point of view of two young soldiers on both sides of the conflict. This edition will not only showcase this powerful war story but also include loads of extra materials straight from the files of both writer and artist. Stewart was so committed to this project that he traveled to Vietnam to do preliminary research, and this collection will feature pictures, drawings, and journal entries from that trip. Collects The Other Side #1-5.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 26.

SOLID STATE TP

Written by Jonathan Coulton, Matt Fraction, art and cover by Albert Monteys

From musician, singer-songwriter, and internet superstar Jonathan Coulrton comes the graphic novel accompaniment (in square-bound, 10" x 10" format) to his new concept album, Solid State. Two guys, connected by a name and hundreds of years, somehow stand at the end of man's beginning, and the beginning of man's end. But...it's funny? Also kind of a nightmare. But mostly funny? A funny science FACTion nightmare about the end of everything, but how that's all kind of okay. Solid State is a tech mashup where 2001: A Space Odyssey meets Office Space and getting all we ever wanted might just be a terrible idea.

128 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 28.

THE STREET ANGEL GANG HC

Written by Brian Maruca, Jim Rugg, art and cover by Jim Rugg.

What if Kal El had been found by the Warriors instead of the Kents? The deadliest girl alive accidentally joins a super violent street gang. Are the Bleeders the family Jesse never had, or is Jesse the child they never wanted? What? Free snacks at the gang tryout party! Also, Scandal -- one of the Bleeders is a spy!

40 pages, $19.99, in stores on July 26.

THE BEAUTY #16

Written by Jason A. Hurley, Jeremy Haun, art by Thomas Nachlik, cover by Jeremy Haun, John Rauch, variant cover by Shane White

End of story arc! The hunt for the Narcissus Killer ends as Detectives Vaughn and Foster come face to face with a career-defining enemy.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

BIRTHRIGHT, VOL. 5 TP

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

Born during a time of endless war, Rya will do anything to give her child a better future. Whether that's on Earth or back on Terrenos, she fights for that future alongside her new family. Even as they all start to realize something's not right with Mikey… Collects Birthrigth #21-25.

112 pages, $12.99, in stores on July 12.

BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #2

Written by Che Grayson, Danielle Henderson, Jordan Clark, art by Naomi Franquiz, Ro Stein, Sharon De La Cruz, Ted Brandt, cover by Valentine De Landro

The Triple Feature! Patriarchy beware…this sci-fi kidney punch can't be stopped! Return to Bitch Planet for more tales from a world gone upside down…that might just be around the corner… Plus all the backmatter you can handle! 100 percent Grade A satire. Tell your friends. Tell your enemies.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

BLACK CLOUD #4

Written by Ivan Brandon, Jason Latour, art and cover by Greg Hinkle, Matt Wilson

Zelda's fantasy of escape fades as her past and present collide, and she has to decide if she'll fight for her place in the Outside.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS #8

Written by Jonathan Hickman, art and cover by Tomm Coker

End of story arc, "Unionized Labor" The unholy alliance of money and law is formed. Dumas and Ria meet again.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

BLACK ROAD, VOL. 2: A PAGAN DEATH TP

Written by Brian Wood, art by Dave McCaig, Garry Brown, cover by Garry Brown

Having located Bishop Oakenfort on the extreme northern coast of Norssk, Magnus the Black moves in on this rogue Vatican outpost with the intent to shut it down. But as formidable a Viking warrior as Magnus is, he is still one man versus a fortress. The epic conclusion to the story started with volume one's "The Holy North." Collects Black Road #6-10.

120 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 26.

BLACK SCIENCE, VOL. 6 TP

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

After years adrift in the chaotic Eververse, the McKay family finally reunites in their home dimension. But it's far from the happy end they expected. To save all there is and ever will be, the Dimensionauts need to cut deeper into the Onion than ever before! Collects Black Science #26-30.

136 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 6.

CANNIBAL #7

Written by Brian Buccellato, Jennifer Young, art and cover by Matias Bergara.

The townsfolk of Willow go on an all-out manhunt for Danny. But to get to him, they'll have to go through the Hansen family.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

CROSSWIND #2

Written by Gail Simone, art and covers by Cat Staggs.

The mind-breaking crime fantasy continues! Slick Chicago hitman Cason Bennett and mousy Seattle housewife Juniper Blue have inexplicably switched bodies and lives, and a heartless, relentless killer seems intent on killing them both.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

CURSE WORDS #6

Written by Charles Soule, art and cover by Ryan Browne, variant cover by Ryan Stegman

New story arc. "Explosiontown," Part One. The series launches its second arc. The full roster of the Demon Sizzajee's Nine Evil Wizards is revealed! Meet the Carbuncle, Silly Bee, and all the rest...while in New York City, Wizord and his newly de-powered ex, Ruby Stitch, embark upon a most peculiar business venture.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

DEADLY CLASS #31

Written by Rick Remender, art and cover by Jordan Boyd, Wes Craig, variant cover by Daniel Warren Johnson

Arc finale! There's something grand about being lame, and the lame are making moves to haunt all who imagine themselves members of the council of cool kids.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 2.

DESCENDER #22

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

"Rise of the Robots," Part One The first Descender event startes here! Tim-22 makes his move on Telsa and Quon, Andy and Effie attack the Machine Moon, and Psius and The Hardwire have Tim-21 in their grips. As the various factions hunting Tim-21 close in, the galaxy is on the verge of all-out war. This is it! Everything Descender has been building to begins to erupt in the most important and surprising Descender storyline yet! This five-part Descender event will include a series of interlocking variant covers by Lemire and Nguyen!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #2

Written, art and cover by Howard Chaykin

A city, devastated. A nation, shattered. A people, terrified. And the most hated man in the world... ...the man who got us here in the first place... ...is all that stands between us the next attack.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

THE DYING AND THE DEAD #6

Written by Jonathan Hickman, art and cover by Ryan Bodenheim

"Clear Skies, Expect Rain" The team heads to Japan to talk to ghosts. Claire leaves the hospital for good.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

ETERNAL EMPIRE #3

Written by Jonathan Luna, Sarah Vaughn, art and cover by Jonathan Luna

Tair and Rion discover that they share a fire power when in close proximity with one another. But will they be able to control it? And what will they do now that they've defied the Empire?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

EXTREMITY #5

Written, art and cover by Daniel Warren Johnson

Thea has followed her father's every order in their war against the Paznina. But how far is she willing to go?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

THE FIX #11

Written by Nick Spencer, art and cover by Ryan Hill, Steve Lieber

Mac is out for answers.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #3

Written, art and cover by Jim Mahfood.

Gwen and Rita are forced to pick up the pieces after Daphne's brutal death. Josie moves into power with the Magic Socks, quickly becoming a pop cult sensation. This third issue is stuffed to the gills with an action-packed story, bonus art, soundtrack, and sketchbook.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

HORIZON, VOL. 2: REMNANT TP

Written by Brandon Thomas, art by Juan Gedeon, Mike Spicer, cover by Jason Howard

Zhia Malen has delivered the first crippling blow to Earth. Now, Chicago braces for a super storm as she kicks off the next phase of her invasion. But the connection between her world and Earth runs deeper than she imagined, making this planet hostile to every species in the galaxy. Collects Horizon #7-12.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 19.

I HATE FAIRYLAND #14

Written, art and cover by Skottie Young, variant covers by Ewan Mclaughlin, Skottie Young

"Love's Labyrinth." Gert meets a mysterious (aka super creepy) man who offers her the redemption she's looking for if she can solve his treacherous maze. You don't want to know what will happen if she fails! Wait…scratch that. You do want to know. Buy the book to find out.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

INJECTION #15

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

End of story arc. Volume 3, Part V The Cold House has been opened, and the connection between the Injection and the Other World is open. And that may not be the worst thing in Brigid Roth's life tonight.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

INVINCIBLE #138

Written by Robert Kirkman, art and cover by Nathan Fairbairn, Ryan Ottley

"The End of All Things," Part Six Face to face with Thragg and his new Viltrumite army, Mark and his allies must fight to survive while the fate of the whole universe hangs in the balance!

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 19.

KILL OR BE KILLED, VOL. 2 TP

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

Brubaker and Phillips' bestselling series keeps on hitting, as our vigilante hero goes deeper into the darkness, and the NYPD begin to realize there's a masked man killing bad guys all over town. Both a thriller and a deconstruction of vigilantism, Kill or Be Killed is unlike anything this award-winning team has done before. Collects Kill or Be Killed #5-10.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on July 26.

KILL THE MINOTAUR #2

Written by Chris Pasetto, Christian Cantamessa, art and cover by Jean-Francois Beaulieu, Lukas Ketner

No one has ever survived the labyrinth. Now it's kill or be killed as Theseus leads his fellow tributes through its many horrors in a desperate bid to escape. But all paths lead to the dreaded minotaur. Each issue features 30 pages of story!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

OUTCAST #30

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

"The Coming Storm." The forces of evil are closing in.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 26.

PAKLIS #3

Written, art and cover by Dustin Weaver

In the third chapter of Amnia Cycle, Tara Donnia crash-lands on a strange world with strange creatures and finds herself at the mercy of strangers. Meanwhile, her friends, having followed her into the Shadow Zone, find themselves caught in a battle between two warring ships. And in part four of Sagittarius A*, micro-blackholes in the brains of chimps? Animals made to depict God? Had Linus Rad's scientist father lost his mind?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

PLASTIC #4

Written by Doug Wagner, art by Daniel Hillyard, Laura Martin, cover by Andrew Robinson, variant cover by Daniel Hillyard

Edwyn takes a hostage of his own, changing all the rules of this bloodcurdling cat-and-mouse game. Will Virginia's captors finally cut their losses and return her to Edwyn, or will there be more "death by plastic"?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

POSTAL #21

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

New story arc. With tensions at an all-time high between Laura and her son Mark, the criminals of Eden will have to learn to work together because Mark's father and the FBI are coming to punish the guilty.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

RAT QUEENS VOL.2 #4

Written by Kurtis J Wiebe, art and covers by Owen Gieni.

"Cat Kings and Other Garys," Part Four. A harmless quest for magic ingredients leads the Queens into the belly of a dark dungeon. Of course it's full of deadly traps, monsters, and sentient décor that all want the Rat Queens dead.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

REDNECK #4

Written by Donny Cates, art and cover by Dee Cunniffe, Lisandro Estherren

In an attempt to stop the chaos engulfing their family, Perry and Bartlett revisit Bartlett's past…but digging up old wounds sometimes opens new ones. What exactly is Bartlett's big secret?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

REGRESSION #3

Written by Cullen Bunn, art and cover by Danny Luckert, Marie Enger

The body count is on the rise, and the blood may be on an innocent man's hands! A dark power is haunting Adrian, terrorizing him, whispering dark secrets and ghastly promises in his ear. Unable to account for his own whereabouts…unable to trust his own senses…Adrian wonders if he is responsible for recent murders. The police certainly seem to think he knows more than he's letting on. And now Adrian is starting to believe sinister forces are watching him…from the real world…and in the realm of his own nightmares. Meanwhile, Molly worries about her friend, not realizing that she may have become the next target of his unholy desires.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

RENATO JONES SEASON TWO #3

Written, art and cover by Kaare Kyle Andrews.

"The Freelancer," Part Three The true power of any Freelancer is to walk away. But when the ONEs keep dying, who is filling in for Renato Jones?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #4

Written, art and cover by Kyle Starks.

End of story arc. Well, you wouldn't think it could get any worse for our Hobo Heroes did you? On the run from a swarm of G-Men and the Literal Devil, but well, here we are -- trapped like rats in a prison?!?! Oh, what have our Sweet Boys done? How will they get to the legendary Rock Candy Mountain if they're stuck in the clink? Is this all part of Jackson's mysterious master plan? Can Pomona Slim survive the harsh confines? We'll have to see won't we? Oh yeah, and Jackson fights the entire prison.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

ROSE #4

Written by Meredith Finch, art and cover by Ig Guara, variant cover by David Finch

The battle for the future of Ttereve continues as Thorne is forced to grapple with demons from his past. After a cruel betrayal from a trusted ally, Rose and Ila are separated from their companions and in a fight for their lives. Magic itself hangs in the balance as Drucilla destroys everything and everyone in her path.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

ROYAL CITY #5

Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire

The first story arc of the new series comes to its shocking conclusion as the secrets of the Pike family are finally exposed, and there will be no going back. Meanwhile, while lying in a coma, Peter Pike goes on a bizarre journey with his life hanging in the balance.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

SAGA #45

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

As Hazel and her family venture into the Badlands, their newest companion is left to hold down the fort on her own.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 26.

SAMARITAN: VERITAS #3

Written by Matt Hawkins, art and cover by Atilio Rojo

End of first story arc. Will Sam be able to take down the president? Several major characters die as this Edenverse arc comes to a close.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

SAVAGE DRAGON #226

Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen.

Self-contained issue, "Trumped." When a tyrannical madman assumes command of the United States, aliens are deemed a threat to national security and targeted for elimination -- and that includes Malcolm Dragon and his family! With a country turned against him, Malcolm Dragon fights as he's never fought before!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

SEVEN TO ETERNITY #8

Written by Rick Remender, art and variant cover by James Harren, Matt Hollingsworth, cover by Jerome Opeña, Matt Hollingsworth.

That which was pure and perfect is gone. Home, a distant memory. Some yet fight to preserve good, to resist the consumption of the whispers.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER! #2

Written by Jody Leheup, Sebastian Girner, art by Mike Spicer, Nil Vendrell, cover by Andrew Robinson, variant covers by Andrew MacLean, Nathan Fox

Savage, wild-eyed bears are attacking cities across America, and only the Shirtless Bear-Fighter can stop them! But as Shirtless punches his way through wave after wave of not-so-friendly fozzies, one question looms large in his furious mind...just what is driving these bears so damn crazy? Enter...The Hillbilly Warlock!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

SHUTTER #30

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

Series finale, "Coda Obscura, Part Two: Saudade." Thirty years later. One last adventure. One final goodbye. Keatinge and Del Duca wrap up their long-running series by uncovering the mystery Kate Kristopher has searched for since the very beginning.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

SNOTGIRL #6

Written by Bryan Lee O'Malley, Leslie Hung, art by Leslie Hung, Rachael Cohen, cover by Leslie Hung

New story arc. Lottie Person is a glamorous fashion blogger living her best life—at least that's what she wants you to think. The truth is, she's an allergy-ridden mess who may or may not have killed somebody! This month: Spring is the season for mystery, madness & mucus as Lottie meets her adoring public, Coolgirl has a change of heart, and we learn more than we ever wanted to know about Cutegirl!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 5.

SONS OF THE DEVIL #14

Written by Brian Buccellato, art and cover by Toni Infante

Series finale "Sacrifice" The stunning finale of the third arc! Travis and David go head to head, with the lives of everyone Travis loves hanging in the balance.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

SPAWN #276

Written by Darragh Savage, Jason Shawn Alexander, art and cover by Jason Shawn Alexander

"Dark Horror," Part One An even darker new chapter in the Spawn saga begins with a new creative team! On the other side of the world in Tokyo, a dark conspiracy is unleashed. An old enemy resurfaces. To combat this evil, Spawn will evolve new powers in order to inflict the same HORROR, pain, and destruction as Hell has done to him over the years.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 2.

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #26

Written, art and cover by David Lapham

Kretchmeyer takes a trip down memory lane and finds himself on a bloody stretch of bad road.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

SUN BAKERY #6

Written, art and cover by Corey Lewis. "Soul of Sharknife," Part Two Sharknife's new nemesis, a harpooning psycho named Pierece Gasher reveals himself. Ven attempts to master his unique breakdancing abilities and conquer the copycat breaker The Biter in "Freez." "Bat Rider"'s mysteries unfold. "Dead Naked" takes us on a trip across the desert. Four amazing stories continue in Sun Bakery #6.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 2.

UNDERWINTER #5

Written, art and cover by Ray Fawkes, variant cover by Jamie McKelvie

"Symphony," Part Five As the end approaches and deaths accumulate, the quartet remember what made each of them take up the art that is destroying them all.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

VIOLENT LOVE #6

Written by Frank J. Barbiere, art and cover by Victor Santos

New story arc. Chapter 6: Bastards of Young.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 12.

THE WALKING DEAD #169

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

New story arc. "Lines We Cross." It is time for Dwight to step up.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

WAYWARD #22

Written by Jim Zub, art and cover by Steven Cummings, Tamra Bonvillain, variant cover by Stjepan Sejic

Back in Ireland, revelations of Rori's past and the road to Tír na nog...

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 26.

WAYWARD, BOOK 2: DELUXE HC

Written by Jim Zub, art by Steven Cummings, Tamra Bonvillain.

Includes a special poster of the five-part Wayward connected cover illustration from issues #11-15! The new gods of Japan have arrived, and a clash with the myths of old will change the country forever. Jim Zub and Steven Cummings combine the camaraderie and emotion of shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer with Japan's engaging culture and mythic monsters. Image Comics' supernatural sensation continues in this oversized hardcover collection that includes every stunning cover illustration, design sketches, and extensive essay material on culture and mythology by monster scholars Zack Davisson and Ann O'Regan. Collects Wayward #11-20.

320 pages, $39.99, in stores on July 5.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #29

Written by Kieron Gillen, art and cover by Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson, variant cover by Jock.

New story arc. Regrets, I've had a few, but then again, too many to fit in the scant time I have remaining, so what's a girl to do? The party's over. The party never ends. A hangover that just won't go away opens Imperial Phase (Part II). Heaven help us all.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 5.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, BOOK TWO HC

Written by Kieron Gillen, art by Brandon Graham, Jamie McKelvie, Kate Brown, Leila Del Duca, Mat Lopes, Matt Wilson, Stephanie Hans, Tula Lotay, cover by Jamie McKelvie.

Oversized hardcover collection of issues #12-22 of The Wicked + The Divine, including the most experimental and elating material in the critically acclaimed commercial superstar of a series so far. Collects Commercial Suicide and Rising Action with copious making-of material and extensive director's commentary.

400 pages, $44.99, in stores on July 12.

WINNEBAGO GRAVEYARD #2

Written by Steve Niles, art and cover by Alison Sampson, Jordie Bellaire, Stephane Paitreau, variant cover by David Rubin

Pursued by cultists, Christine, Dan, and Bobby must run through the night to stay alive.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 19.

YOUNGBLOOD #3

Written by Chad Bowers, art and cover by Jim Towe, variant covers by Dan Fraga, Rob Liefeld.

"Reborn," Part Three Answers lead to even more questions as the search for Man-Up continues! But Vogue's plan to infiltrate HELP! headquarters backfires when Youngblood's sordid legacy threatens to tear the fledgling team apart.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 20.









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