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WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

IMAGE COMICS FOR OCTOBER

THE FAMILY TRADE #1

Written by Justin Jordan, Nikki Ryan

Art and cover by Morgan Beem

"THE FAMILY," Part One Introducing an all-new ongoing series from the creator of LUTHER STRODE, SPREAD, and DEAD BODY ROAD! Steampunk, alchemy, and adventure meet the ocean. On an island city in a world where history didn't quite turn out like ours, a hidden family of spies, thieves, and assassins makes sure that the world keeps going. Or they did, until Jessa Wynn, their youngest member, manages to start a civil war.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

MAESTROS #1

Written by Steve Skroce

Art and cover by Dave Stewart, Steve Skroce

The Maestro and his entire royal family have been murdered. Now, his banished son from Earth will inherit the Wizard King's throne along with a spell that turns its user into GOD. With enemies everywhere, will this Orlando-born millennial be able to keep his new magic kingdom?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

ATOMAHAWK #0

Written by Donny Cates

Art and cover by Ian Bederman, Taylor Esposito

Behold, puny earth things! A deluxe, oversized collection of the story originally serialized in Heavy Metal magazine, this is the complete adventure of the Cyberzerker and his mighty Atomahawk! Join them on their quest to free their imprisoned God, and find out why GRANT MORRISON calls it: "A screaming black hole feedback squall of death metal Kirby-kozmik energy spinning straight towards your prefrontal cortex. DONNY CATES and IAN BEDERMAN forge a stylish, super-heavy 21st-century mythology of blood, sentient steel, and rebel circuitry. A razor-nova of explosive writing and searing visuals that bury themselves deep in your skull. ATOMAHAWK REX!"

40 pages, $5.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

CUTTER TP

Written by Robert Napton, Seamus Kevin Fahey

Art by Christian Dibari, Maan House

Cover by Christian Dibari

What if that kid you and your friends picked on in your youth came back with a vengeance...to kill you and your friends? That dark guilt-ridden fear is at the core of CUTTER, a cautionary tale about the sins of your past coming back to haunt you.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

GOD COMPLEX #1

Written by Bryan Lie, Paul Jenkins

Art and cover by Hendry Prasetya

In the futuristic city of Delphi, a young digital-forensics investigator named Seneca finds himself embroiled in the bizarre murders of three church acolytes. Guided by his cryptic mentor, the Ruler named Hermes, Seneca uncovers a stunning conspiracy and a mystery that will turn his entire world upside down.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

GOLGOTHA OGN

Written by Matt Hawkins, Ryan Hill

Art by Yuki Saeki

Cover by Raffaele Ienco

In the near future, a group of scientists and military operatives are sent on an interplanetary mission to develop Earth's first off-world colony. While the crew of the Golgotha hibernates for travel, technology on Earth continues to advance, and when they land on the planet, the crew finds it already inhabited...by another team from Earth that arrived years before they have. Now the crew of the Golgotha find themselves relics of their own time, unwanted by the colony that's been expecting them for a generation...and this planet holds its own secrets--secrets that could change the nature of mankind itself.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

HACK/SLASH: RESURRECTION #1

Written by Tini Howard

Art by Celor, K. Michael Russell

Cover by Tim Seeley

Variant cover by Jim Rugg, Stefano Caselli The fan-favorite title returns with hot new writer, TINI HOWARD! Cassie Hack has been living off the grid, but when a new monstrous threat arises to torment promiscuous teens, it's time for Cassie to pick up the baseball bat once again! Gory, sexy, twisted, and funny...HACK IS BACK!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

I HATE FAIRYLAND: I HATE IMAGE SPECIAL EDITION

Written, art and cover by Skottie Young

"I HATE IMAGE!" The Free Comic Book Day hit is back, with even more pages! Gertrude has been stuck in Fairyland for decades when she finally hears of a secret passage that may be her way back home. But reaching it is easier said than done, as she crosses the border into Image where she'll have to chop her way through your favorite characters from SAGA, THE WALKING DEAD, SAVAGE DRAGON, SPAWN, DESCENDER, BLACK SCIENCE, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, and many more! This all-new special edition features four additional pages of story as Gert slices and dices her way through even more of your Image favorites, plus a behind the scenes look at Skottie's script, layouts, and black and white artwork all wrapped in a brand-new cover!

48 pages, $5.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

PAPER GIRLS, BOOK ONE HC

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Art by Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson

Cover by Cliff Chiang

This gorgeous oversized deluxe hardcover is the perfect way to experience the first two storylines of the smash-hit series that The Chicago Tribune named one of the "Best Books of the Year." In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this critically acclaimed story about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood. Collects PAPER GIRLS #1-10, along with exclusive extras and a brand-new cover from CLIFF CHIANG!

320 pages, $34.99, in stores on Nov. 1.

PLASTIC TP

Written by Doug Wagner

Art by Daniel Hillyard, Laura Martin

Cover by Andrew Robinson

Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he "met online." Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD Crown Vic, eating doughnuts and enjoying their insatiable appetites for each other. Life is good...until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom. And the twist to all of this? Virginia is a sex doll. Collects PLASTIC #1-5

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

REDNECK, VOL. 1: DEEP IN THE HEART TP

Written by Donny Cates

Art and cover by Dee Cunniffe, Lisandro Estherren

The Bowmans are VAMPIRES who have quietly run the local barbecue joint in their small town for years, living off cows' blood. Their peaceful coexistence ends as generations of hate, fear, and bad blood bubble to the surface--making it impossible to separate man from monster! Critically acclaimed writer DONNY CATES (GOD COUNTRY) and artist LISANDRO ESTHERREN serve up the tale of a DIFFERENT kind of family just trying to get by, deep in the heart of Texas. Collects REDNECK #1-6

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

SLOTS #1

Written, art and cover by Dan Panosian

You can say this about the life of Stanley Dance: he did it his way. Unfortunately, his way never took getting old into account. Now, the former boxer is on his last legs, looking for redemption...but he'll settle for going down swinging. Roll the dice with superstar artist DAN PANOSIAN as he creates a bold and breathtaking vision of Las Vegas, where everything old can become new, and superstition influences how the chips fall.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

UNDERWINTER: A FIELD OF FEATHERS #1

Written, art and cover by Ray Fawkes

New story. A family is torn apart by a terrible curse. This horrifying new volume in the world of the UNDERWINTER features lush, fully painted artwork by RAY FAWKES.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

UNDERWINTER, VOL. 1: SYMPHONY TP Story /

Written, art and cover by Ray Fawkes

When a fallen denizen of Heaven claws its way to Earth, four talented musicians are drawn into a web of perversion and violence in an attempt to stop it from bringing its curse to the entire living world. A new horror series begins here, by award-winning creator RAY FAWKES, author of Gotham By Midnight, Batman: Eternal, and INTERSECT. Collects UNDERWINTER: SYMPHONY #1-6

136 pages, $9.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

WARFRAME #1

Written by Matt Hawkins, Ryan Cady

Art by Studio Hive

Cover by Stjepan Sejic

The free-to-play cooperative shooter comes to comics! In the far future, humanity's descendants scramble to survive in a galaxy rife with conflict, scavenging for ancient technology and long-forgotten secrets. Only the Tenno, powerful warriors, battle to preserve peace and keep the technological masterpieces of the long-dead Orokin out of the wrong hands. Now, a faction of enhanced Grineer soldiers, under the tactician Captain Vor, scour the Earth for a hidden artifact, and only a lone Tenno and a blinded girl can stop them...

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

ANGELIC #2

Written by Simon Spurrier

Art and cover by Caspar Wijngaard

"HEIRS AND GRACES," Part Two Meet the Complainer: a surly goth of the aquatic-mammal variety and the perfect companion for our adventurous winged-monkey heroine, Qora. LET'S GO EXPLORING!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

BIRTHRIGHT #27

Written by Joshua Williamson

Art and cover by Adriano Lucas, Andrei Bressan

To fight against the Nevermind festering within him, Mikey Rhodes must first undergo a baptism of blood.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #5

Written by Bassey Nyambi, Eyang Nyambi, Jon Tsuei, Matt Fraction, Nyambi Nyambi

Art by Elsa Charretier

Cover by Valentine De Landro

The Triple Feature! Patriarchy is the disease. We are the cure. Join the resistance with tales of appropriation, erasure, and feminist grannies...all with a healthy dose of backmatter. 100% Grade-A satire. Doctor approved, patient demanded.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

BLACK MAGICK #9

Written by Greg Rucka

Art and cover by Nicola Scott Variant

Cover by Cliff Chiang

"AWAKENINGS II," Part Three The Hammer is in Portsmouth. Alex learns the name of one enemy and the face of another. And Rowan's troubles only grow as both Samhain and the baby come due.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS, VOL. 2 TP

Written by Jonathan Hickman

Art and cover by Tomm Coker

Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn't want to be found. From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret Wars, Avengers) and TOMM COKER (UNDYING LOVE) comes the next installment in the crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money...and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it. Collects THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS #5-8.

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 15.

BLACK SCIENCE #32

Written by Rick Remender

Art and cover by Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio

Variant cover by James Harren, Mike Hawthorne

"EXTINCTION IS THE RULE," Part Two Grant spent his life rationalizing and avoiding his small, personal problems by trying to fix the grandiose ones. In his mind, this sacrifice is necessary. If he didn't save the world, his family wouldn't have a future. But now, even that has backfired, leading Grant to a showdown with a boundless army and himself.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

BLACK SCIENCE PREMIERE, VOL. 2: TRANSCENDENTALISM HC

Written by Rick Remender

Art by Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio

Cover by Matteo Scalera

Following the catastrophic final jump of the Pillar, Grant McKay is stranded in the farthest reaches of space, adrift on the wreckage of his former self. Before he can reclaim his mantle as protector of the Eververse, he must first overcome the demons that lurk within his own soul. And when his path finally leads him back home, what has happened while he was gone? In a world of infinite possibilities, what can one man do to keep everything that could ever possibly go wrong from doing so? Collects BLACK SCIENCE #16-30.

400 pages, $49.99, in stores on Dec. 13.

BLOOD STAIN, VOL. 3 TP

Written, art and cover by Linda Sejic

Finally secure in the knowledge that her eccentric boss (the unfortunately named Dr. Vlad Stein) isn't actually a mad scientist, scatterbrained chemist Elliot Torres seeks to prove herself as a competent lab assistant. But in the laboratory's dark depths, she's not exactly standing on solid ground...literally, in some instances.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

CANNIBAL, VOL. 2 TP

Written by Brian Buccellato, Jennifer Young

Art and cover by Matias Bergara

The second chapter of the Southern Gothic horror series! The town and Willow reel from the rash of cannibal attacks as the search for Jolene comes to a tragic conclusion for the Hansen family. Collects CANNIBAL #5-8

120 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

COPPERHEAD #15

Written by Jay Faerber

Art by Drew Moss, Ron Riley

Covers by Ron Riley, Scott Godlewski

The search for Sheriff Clara Bronson begins...

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25

CROSSWIND #5

Written by Gail Simone

Art and cover by Cat Staggs

"DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT" The carefully concealed secret of Juniper and Cason's attempts to fulfill each other's lives unravels as the killer CRUCIFIX targets them both for bloody revenge, AND the mystery of how they were "crossed" in the first place is finally revealed as this thriller barrels towards an explosive conclusion!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

CURSE WORDS #9

Written by Charles Soule

Art and cover by Ryan Browne

"EXPLOSIONTOWN," Part Four The evil wizards of the Hole World have been engaged in an epic tournament to see who will be next to travel to Earth to battle our "hero" Wizord. In this issue: winner winner chicken dinner! Meanwhile, our "heroine" Ruby Stitch takes her first steps along a new path. As always: IT'S MAGIC.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

DEADLY CLASS, VOL. 6 TP

Written by Rick Remender

Art and cover by Wes Craig

The freshman class has gotten a bloody welcome to Kings Dominion, as the newly empowered student council holds brutal sway over the hallways and dorms. If you're not part of the group, you're part of the body count. Meanwhile, Saya's own mysterious past comes back to haunt her. Betrayal and subterfuge are around every corner. And far from the bloodshed are Marcus and Maria, rare survivors of the deadliest school on earth, harboring dark desires for revenge. Collects DEADLY CLASS #27-31.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 8.

DESCENDER #25

Written by Jeff Lemire

Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen

Variant covers by Dustin Nguyen, Jeff Lemire

"RISE OF THE ROBOTS," Part Four The fall's big Descender event continues as Tim 21 enacts a daring escape from the Robot Resistance, but will he make it in time to save Telsa? And Andy and Bandit are betrayed by an unexpected source when they come face to face with the UGC!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #5

Written, art and cover by Howard Chaykin

Five. Five. Five intent on committing a second unspeakable act of murderous terrorism. Five intent on avenging that first slaughter, then murdering that other quintet before its mission can be completed. And of course, it's a love story.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

THE DYING AND THE DEAD #8

Written by Jonathan Hickman

Art and cover by Ryan Bodenheim

"THE LOST MOUNTAIN" One last mountain to climb for the Colonel and his men.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Nov. 1.

ELSEWHERE #3

Written by Jay Faerber

Art and cover by Ron Riley, Sumeyye Kesgin

Variant cover by Mahmud A. Asrar, Ron Riley, Sumeyye Kesgin

Amelia Earhart and her new friends seek shelter from the invading Vanthi--and find it in the most unexpected place!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

EXTREMITY #7

Written, art and cover by Daniel Warren Johnson

Variant, cover by Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer

Thea and Rollo enter the Ancient Dark, where they are hunted by things that dare not live in the light above.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

GASOLINA #2

Written by Sean Mackiewicz

Art and cover by Mat Lopes, Niko Walter

Once upon a time in Veracruz, two newlyweds tried to put their pasts behind them, to build a happy life together. But the world is full of monsters who seek to bring out the worst in them. Game on.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

GENERATION GONE #4

Written by Ales Kot, Andre Lima Araujo

Art and cover by Andre Lima Araujo, Chris O'Halloran

Escalation.

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

GENIUS: CARTEL #3

Written by Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin

Art and cover by Rosi Kampe

Ignoring orders to assassinate the leader of a drug cartel, Destiny pursues her true mission--free two dozen young girls from the cartel's sex-trade operation. With an army of mercenaries on her tail and the US border over 1,500 miles away, how will she fight her way out while protecting such fragile cargo?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

GHOST STATION ZERO #3

Written by Antony Johnston

Art and cover by Shari Chankhamma

Variant cover by Robin Hoelzemann

From Switzerland to Canada, Baboushka is hot on the trail of the elusive Ghost Stations! But why are people willing to kill over long-closed Cold War bases? How much did Clay actually know before sending Baboushka on this mission? And can a digger really outrun a bomb?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

GLITTERBOMB: THE FAME GAME #2

Written by Jim Zub

Art by Djibril Morissette-Phan, K. Michael Russell

Cover by Djibril Morissette-Phan

Variant cover by K. Michael Russell, Sean Izaakse

Kaydon's tragedy-touched fame is a vortex pulling her ever deeper, and something else lurks there with her in the darkness...

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #6

Written, art and cover by Jim Mahfood Variant

Cover by Eric Canete, Jim Mahfood

The stunning conclusion to the epic MAGIC SOCKS saga! Daphne returns to Earth to hopefully save Gwen and Rita's butts. Will the Grrl Scouts finally resolve their differences in time to take out Josie and her murderous cult of teenage fans? This ish is stuffed to the gills with an action-packed story, bonus art, soundtrack, and sketchbook.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

THE HARD PLACE #3

Written by Doug Wagner

Art by Nic Rummel

Cover by Brian Stelfreeze

Variant cover by Brian Stelfreeze, Nic Rummel

AJ has a plan, but the way things are going, he won't live long enough to pull it off. Russian assassins are closing in, and what they have planned for AJ is far worse than anything Zebra and Monkey will do once they no longer need a wheelman.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

HORIZON #15

Written by Brandon Thomas

Art and cover by Juan Gedeon, Mike Spicer

Cover by Jason Howard

Why does Earth have such an issue with aliens? Learn all about recent Earth history in this issue (as told by the victors)!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

I HATE FAIRYLAND, VOL. 3: GOOD GIRL TP

Written, art and cover by Skottie Young

Gert finally realizes that being such a murderous maniac might be the reason she's not been able to find her way out of the candy-coated world of Fairyland that has been her nightmare for over 40 years. She sets off on a new quest to redeem herself and tries to earn her way back home with good deeds and kindness and love and whatever other mushy, touchy-feely things she can manage. The epic and hilarious fantasy quest from SKOTTIE YOUNG continues. Collects I HATE FAIRYLAND #11-15.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

INVINCIBLE #141

Written by Robert Kirkman

Art and cover by Nathan Fairbairn, Ryan Ottley

"THE END OF ALL THINGS," Part Nine Things take a dark turn as we near the end.

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

KILL OR BE KILLED #13

Written by Ed Brubaker

Art by Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser

Cover by Sean Phillips

Caught in the crossfire between the police and the Russian mob--and his sanity--Dylan begins to realize his problems are more dire than he thinks.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

KILL THE MINOTAUR #5

Written by Chris Pasetto, Christian Cantamessa

Art and cover by Jean-Francois Beaulieu, Lukas Ketner

Death comes in many forms as freshly spilled blood coats the labyrinth and the streets of Athens. Each issue contains 30 pages of story!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

KINGSMAN: THE RED DIAMOND #2

Written by Rob Williams

Art by Simon Fraser

Cover by Rafael Albuquerque

Variant covers by Rafael Albuquerque, Simon Fraser

When super-hacker Alias shows up in New York's financial district, Eggsy's the Kingsman agent sent to stop him. But with Red Diamond's henchman pursuing the same target, things are about to get tricky for our novice spy. Will Eggsy save the day and woo sexy agent Kwaito, or will the hackers plunge the world into darkness before he gets the chance? This is the high-octane, rocket-propelled second installment of KINGSMAN.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

LAZARUS: X+66 #4

Written by Eric Trautmann, Greg Rucka.

Art by Alitha Martinez

Cover by Michael Lark

North Africa was once the domain of the Solari Family, but the Solari Family is no more. With war raging in Europe and North America, the Nkosi and Meyers-Qasimi Families attempt a joint operation in the region, seeking to claim what has been abandoned. But can either Family--or Lazarus--ever be completely trusted?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #3

Written, art and cover by Matt Wagner

MATT WAGNER continues the hotly anticipated third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy with MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. Following a dangerous encounter with creatures from the faerie realms, Kevin Matchstick must confront his all-but abandoned legacy as the reborn Pendragon. How can he protect his family from the forces of dark magic if drawing on the power of Excalibur only further exposes him to their enemies? Meanwhile, the sinister Umbra Sprite and its deadly offspring also continue their brutal and pitiless hunt for the mystical Fisher King.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

MAGE, BOOK ONE: THE HERO DISCOVERED, VOL. 2 TP

Written, art and cover by Matt Wagner

The second volume, reprinting the classic early issues in Book One of creator MATT WAGNER's epic fantasy trilogy, MAGE. Following the adventures that drew the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick into a world of magic and monsters, the tiny crew of heroes must continue on their quest without the aid and counsel of the World-Mage, Mirth. Only courage and sacrifice will guide Kevin towards his ultimate destiny and an ancient, mythic power that is his alone to command.

200 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

MANIFEST DESTINY #32

Written by Chris Dingess

Art and cover by Matthew Roberts, Owen Gieni

Magdalene and Sacagawea take a young woman under their wing, as there is more to survival than confronting monsters in the wild.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25

MOONSTRUCK #4

Written by Grace Ellis

Art by Kate Leth, Shae Beagle

Cover by Shae Beagle

Julie and the gang go on the offensive to track down those horrible magic tricksters by going undercover. But can they outfox a fox? Like a literal fox? A literal fox who is a DARK MAGICIAN??

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

MOTOR CRUSH #7

Written by Babs Tarr, Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart

Art by Babs Tarr, Jake Wyatt

Cover by Babs Tarr

Two years have passed in Nova Honda, and everything has changed. Where does Domino Swift fit into a world without Crush?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

OUTCAST #31

Written by Robert Kirkman

Art and cover by Elizabeth Breitweiser, Paul Azaceta

STANDALONE ISSUE! Who is ROWLAND TUSK? The greatest threat to Kyle Barnes and his mission to save the world takes center stage in this special standalone issue!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 16.

PAPER GIRLS #16

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Art by Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson

Cover by Cliff Chiang

The mind-bending, time-warping adventure continues as intrepid newspaper deliverer Tiffany is launched from the prehistoric past into the year 2000! In this harrowing version of our past, Y2K was even more of a cataclysm than experts feared, and the only person who can save the future is a 12-year-old girl from 1988.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

PLANETOID, VOL. 2: PRAXIS TP

Written, art and cover by Ken Garing.

The inhabitants of a distant planetoid have fought off their robot overlords and established a thriving settlement on the planetoid's mechanized surface. Years later, their de facto leader, Onica, must grapple with a new crisis when their isolated way of life is threatened by the arrival of an unexpected visitor! Collects PLANETOID PRAXIS #1-6.

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

POSTAL #24

Written by Bryan Hill

Art and cCover by Isaac Goodhart

THE END OF EDEN IS HERE! Bremble's renegade FBI doesn't want to investigate Eden, they want to destroy it...and Isaac Shiffron guides them, seeking revenge against the woman who took Eden from him years ago. Mark must choose to defend his mother and Eden from its enemies, or leave with Maggie and finally find the happiness he's wanted his whole life.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

RAT QUEENS, VOL. 4: HIGH FANTASIES TP

Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe

Art and cover by Owen Gieni

The Queens are back! Palisade is still a rat-infested hell hole, and Violet, Hannah, Dee, Betty, and the brand-new Queen, Braga are the only hope of saving it! It's been a long time since they've done a good slaughter, so join them as they get back to the basics of killing monsters and drinking away the profits! This is a fresh, hilarious new take on the RAT QUEENS with new artist OWEN GIENI! Collects RAT QUEENS, VOL. 2 #1-5.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

THE REALM #2

Written by Seth M. Peck

Art by Jeremy Haun

Cover by Jeremy Haun, Nick Filardi Variant

Cover by Jeff Lemire, Jeremy Haun, Nick Filardi

Molly and company hit the road, Ben kills stuff, and Johnny Eldritch has a conference call with the Destroyer of Worlds.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

REDLANDS #3

Written and art by Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa Del Rey

Cover by Vanesa Del Rey

Love and righteousness keep the biggest hearts in Redlands, despite the crime rate. But the biggest hearts are within the biggest beasts, and no animal or serial killer is safe if they dare to cross them.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

REGRESSION #5

Written by Cullen Bunn

Art and cover by Danny Luckert, Marie Enger

In an effort to rid himself of the sinister force that is plaguing him, Adrian submits to another past-life regression. But the presence that has haunted him is tormented by an even greater evil, and to free himself, Adrian will need to damn another poor soul forever. Even if Adrian makes peace with the sins of the past, the hidden evils of the modern world are poised to strike against him.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

RETCON #2

Written by Matt Nixon

Art and cover by Toby Cypress

"SHADOW RUN" He is not a terrorist. He didn't bomb the church, but it sure looks like it! Binder must find a way to convince the NYPD that he has become the target of a plot going all the way up to General Swan.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

RINGSIDE #13

Written by Joe Keatinge

Art by Nick Barber, Simon Gough

Cover by Ibrahim Moustafa

"SHOOT," Part Three The acclaimed ensemble drama takes a turn no one will see coming when Minotaur fights Minotaur for the sake of two men's identities.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 28.

ROCKET GIRL #10

Written by Brandon Montclare

Art and cover by Amy Reeder

"ONLY THE GOOD..." The moment(s) everyone has been waiting for...present day and 1986 are going to go BIG BANG in the nuclear conclusion to ROCKET GIRL's second arc.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

ROCKSTARS #8

Written by Joe Harris

Art and cover by Megan Hutchison

"CHILDREN OF THE BEAST," Part Three There once was a metal band called Shiloh. They didn't have much use for hairspray, spandex, videos, or power ballads. But back in 1982--with the help of the mischievous Mr. Shape--they'd drag you straight to Hell.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

ROYAL CITY #6

Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire

Variant cover by Jeff Lemire, Jeffrey Brown

"SONIC YOUTH," Part One The second arc of JEFF LEMIRE's bestselling, critically acclaimed new series takes a major shift as the story jumps back to the year 1993, and we follow the last week in the life of Tommy Pike! Meet the Pike siblings when they were all just teenagers in the '90s, and the tragedy that will come to haunt their family is still in the future.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

SACRED CREATURES #4

Written by Klaus Janson, Pablo Raimondi

Art and cover by Pablo Raimondi Variant

Cover by Klaus Janson, Ryan Sook

Adrian meets Julia, Naviel makes a difficult decision, and KLAUS starts splitting art duties with PABLO as they begin to unravel the Sacred Creatures' history!

56 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

SAGA #48

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Art and cover by Fiona Staples

END OF STORY ARC. Ghys and Squire have an adventure.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

SAVAGE DRAGON #228

Written, art and cover by Erik Larsen

"OH! CANADA!" Part Two Relocated to the Great White North, Dragon faces a number of new challenges: a new job, a new home, a new life, and the return of the enigmatic villain, the Seeker. At long last--all of his secrets are revealed!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #2

Written by Sebastian Girner

Art and cover by Galaad

What do a secretive treasure hunter, a wayward prince from a far-off land, his shadowy bodyguard, and a plucky lady-dwarf have in common? A thirst for adventure of course! And where better to find that than the fabled bottomless dungeon known as "The Dragon's Maw"?!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

SEVEN TO ETERNITY, VOL. 2 TP

Written by Rick Remender

Art by James Harren, Jerome Opeña

Cover by Jerome Opeña, Matt Hollingsworth

Adam Osidis and the Mosak travel the blasted lands of Zhal to deliver the Mud King to the only force strong enough to undo his stranglehold on his army of compromised slaves. The Mud King's whispers have made Adam Osidis the most hated man in Zhal, but when he offers Adam a solution to all his troubles, will he join the calculating monster and betray his fellow Mosak for a second chance at life? Collects SEVEN TO ETERNITY #5-9

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER! #5

Written by Jody Leheup, Sebastian Girner

Art by Mike Spicer, Nil Vendrell

Cover by Andrew Robinson Variant cover by Jerome Opeña, Nil Vendrell

MINI-SERIES FINALE! It's Shirtless vs. Brother Bear in a bear-chested, bear-knuckled fight to the death! Being the angriest man alive has gotten Shirtless far, but can it take him all the way?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

SOUTHERN CROSS #16

Written and cover by Becky Cloonan

Art by Andy Belanger, Lee Loughridge

"THE CRYPT DIMENSION," Part Four Reanimated corpses, ruthless mercenaries, and Hazel--fresh out of bullets! On top of all that, someone is not who they say they are.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Nov. 8.

SPAWN #279

Written by Darragh Savage, Jason Shawn Alexander

Art and cover by Jason Shawn Alexander

"DARK HORROR," Part Four The battle in Japan continues to lead to the evolution of a new superhero in the SPAWN mythos.

32 pages, 2.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

SPREAD #22

Written by Justin Jordan

Art by Felipe Sobreiro, John Bivens

Cover by Felipe Sobreiro, Kyle Strahm

THE FINAL SPREAD STORY ARC BEGINS HERE! "DAMOCLES," Part One No and Hope are on the run from Ravello and Spread, trying to get to a place where they can be rescued. But the Spread has other ideas.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

SPY SEAL #3

Written, art and cover by Rich Tommaso

"THE CORTEN-STEEL PHOENIX," Part Three Spy Seal, Kes, and company travel off to the snowy, fictional town of Flupke, Belgium to hunt down the man they believe is in charge of the elusive criminal organization known only as The Phoenix.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #29

Written, art and cover by David Lapham

Lil' B's been separated from Boris and sentenced to a reform school run by her hated mother...and her other hated mother.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

STREET ANGEL: SUPERHERO FOR A DAY HC

Written by Brian Maruca, Jim Rugg

Art and cover by Jim Rugg

There's a new hero in town. Guess who's petty and insecure.

40 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

VIOLENT LOVE #9

Written by Frank J. Barbiere

Art and cover by Victor Santos

CHAPTER 9: "Pretty Little Tragedy"

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 18.

THE WALKING DEAD #172

Written by Robert Kirkman

Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano

Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart

"HILLTOP REBORN" The Hilltop is rebuilt as other parts of the world are torn down.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 4.

THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 14 HC

Written by Robert Kirkman

Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano

Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart

The time has come. The forces are aligning. Alexandria's war against the Whisperers has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he's built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this...there will be a cost. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #157-168.

296 pages, $34.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 7 HC

Written by Robert Kirkman

Art by Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn, Stefano Gaudiano

Cover by Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart

This deluxe hardcover includes 24 issues of the series THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues, all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #145-168.

560 pages, $100, in stores on Nov. 1.

WAYWARD #24

Written by Jim Zub

Art and cover by Steven Cummings, Tamra Bonvillain Variant

Cover by Eric Kim, Royce "Fooray" Southerland, Steven Cummings

The source of Ireland's magic is a hidden land of breathtaking beauty and unimaginable danger. Death arrives armed with delicate blades and fae-tinged curses. WAYWARD has been optioned for television development in Japan by Manga Entertainment. Get on board now and see what all the excitement is about!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 25.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #32

Written by Kieron Gillen

Art and cover by Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson Variant

Cover by Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson, Noelle Stevenson

"IMPERIAL PHASE II", Part Four It's time for a "Wait--he's doing what? But he's...yes! No! Oh no! But then she did the--and WHATTAAATATAT? I think I'll sit down and have a cup of herbal tea" issue.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 11.

YOUNGBLOOD #6

Written by Chad Bowers

Art and cover by Jim Towe Variant

Cover by Rob Liefeld

END OF STORY ARC "REBORN," Conclusion This is it: the pulse-pounding finale of REBORN! They had a plan: exploit the Youngblood name for media attention. But what began as a shrewd publicity stunt ends in catastrophe, with Youngbloods old and new fighting for their lives against an enemy none of them were prepared for and the American public waiting outside with stones in hand.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 4.







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