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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017

IMAGE COMICS FOR FEBRUARY

KICK-ASS #1

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR.

VARIANT COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR., FRANK QUITELY

KICK-ASS IS BACK -- ready to wipe out the city's criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there's a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski's shoes? WHO IS THE NEW KICK-ASS? Find out in the first issue of this new, ongoing monthly series. Comic book legends MARK MILLAR and JOHN ROMITA, JR. reunite for the next chapter of the greatest superhero comic of all time.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

HIT-GIRL #1

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART: RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ

COVER: AMY REEDER

VARIANT COVER: AMY REEDER, KIM JUNG GI, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

HIT-GIRL IS BACK! The pint-sized Punisher-meets-Polly-Pocket has left America behind and set off to serve justice around the world. First stop: Colombia. A mother seeking vengeance for the murder of her child enlists Hit-Girl to destroy his killer, but Mindy has bigger plans for Colombia's most feared hitman. MARK MILLAR and RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ join forces for the first chapter of Hit-Girl's world tour in this new, ongoing monthly series.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 1 TP

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR.

This month marks 10 YEARS OF KICK-ASS -- the greatest superhero comic of all time! It's been a decade since teen comic book nerd Dave Lizewski donned his homemade Kick-Ass costume and took to the streets of NYC to fight the city's hardest criminals. This New York Times bestseller became a worldwide phenomenon overnight, spending three months at the top spot on the Diamond Direct Market chart and spawning the KICK-ASS movie that opened at No.1 in the box office! To celebrate the launch of the NEW KICK-ASS series, all four volumes of KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS are being released through Image Comics. Relive what happens when Dave Lizewski asks himself "How come nobody's ever become a superhero before?" and makes his teenage superhero daydreams an ass-kicking reality. Superstar creators MARK MILLAR and JOHN ROMITA, JR. present this true 21st-century classic. Collects KICK-ASS #1-8.

216 pages, $16.99.

KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR.

This month marks 10 YEARS OF KICK-ASS -- the greatest superhero comic of all time! That also means it's been 10 years since Hit-Girl, the world's deadliest tween assassin, exploded onto the scene to slaughter super villains and serve hot justice to the scum of New York City. In KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 2, she trains a novice Kick-Ass in the lethal fighting styles she learned from Big Daddy. In return, Kick-Ass is helping her survive middle school...without any bloodshed. When Kick-Ass gets benched, Hit-Girl has to take on the mafia solo. Collects HIT-GIRL #1-5.

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 3 TP

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR.

Dave Lizewski has taken a HORRIFYING and EXHILARATING plunge. Armed with minimal combat training and a pair of batons, he donned a mask and set out to become a real superhero, Kick-Ass. And he succeeded. Wildly. Kick-Ass and tween black belt Hit-Girl took on the mafia -- and won. But his arch nemesis Red Mist now thinks superheroes are passé and has become the world's most notorious super villain. His first target? Dave Lizewski's family. Collects KICK-ASS 2: BALLS TO THE WALL #1-7

200 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

KICK-ASS: THE DAVE LIZEWSKI YEARS, VOL. 4 TP

STORY: MARK MILLAR

ART / COVER: JOHN ROMITA, JR.

Who knew an 18-year-old could become a real superhero? Dave Lizewski did. After being trained up in combat by black belt preteen Hit-Girl, the two superheroes joined forces and took on the mafia. Now Hit-Girl's been thrown in jail, the police have cracked down on superheroes, and outlawed them completely. Without the pint-sized tween assassin by his side, can Kick-Ass really lead Justice Forever and beat the bad guys? Collects KICK-ASS 3 #1-8

232 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

VS #1

STORY: IVAN BRANDON

ART / COVER: ESAD RIBIC

VARIANT COVER: ESAD RIBIC, TOM MULLER

War has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations. When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be. From writer IVAN BRANDON (BLACK CLOUD, DRIFTER) and superstar artist ESAD RIBIĆ (Secret Wars, Uncanny X-Force) in his creator-owned Image debut, with painted color by NIC KLEIN (DRIFTER, VIKING) and graphic design by TOM MULLER, VS delivers spectacular action, darkly humorous satire, and explores our hunger for fame and our penchant for self-destruction.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

THE BEEF #1

STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS, TYLER SHAINLINE

ART / COVER: SHAKY KANE, JOHN ROSHELL

The creator of ELEPHANTMEN and the creator of The A-Men join forces with TYLER SHAINLINE (Liberty Justice) to bring you the story of Meat Men! Chuck is a mild-mannered meat factory worker who is a little in love with a strawberry picker named Mary Lynn. But everything changes when Mary Lynn falls victim to the Vodino Brothers.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 29.

DEATH OF LOVE #1

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN

ART / COVER: DONAL DELAY, OMAR ESTEVEZ

Love sucks. Philo Harris is going to do something about it. After gaining the ability to see the Cupidae that make love work -- after a particularly bad drunken decision -- Philo ends up going to war with love itself. With a chainsaw.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

TWISTED ROMANCE #1

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI, SARAH HORROCKS, MAGEN CUBED

ART: SARAH HORROCKS, MAGEN CUBED, KATIE SKELLY

COVER: KATIE SKELLY

Critically acclaimed writer ALEX de CAMPI teams up with some of comics' hottest artists to create tales of love gone wrong, right, and everywhere in between. ISSUE ONE: "OLD FLAMES" In New York City in 1978, there are thousands of ways for people to get together. There's only one agency dedicated to tearing them apart: Heartbreak Incorporated. But who is the handsome seducer who runs the agency, and what is the secret he's hiding? Drawn by KATIE SKELLY (My Pretty Vampire). Backup comics story by SARAH HORROCKS (Goro, The Leopard) and prose story by MAGEN CUBED (Crashers).

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

TWISTED ROMANCE #2

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI, MEREDITH MCCLAREN, VITA AYALA

ART: MEREDITH MCCLAREN, ALEJANDRA GUTIERREZ

COVER: ALEJANDRA GUTIERREZ

Beauty is business as usual for fashion photographer's assistant Twinkle Johar until she meets and accidentally falls for a shy Hollywood actor during a shoot. Is he using her? Or can a girl like her really end up with a guy like him? Drawn by ALEJANDRA GUTIÉRREZ (Love is Love). Backup comics story by MEREDITH McCLAREN (HINGES, Jem and the Holograms) and prose story by VITA AYALA (Batman Beyond).

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

TWISTED ROMANCE #3

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI, MARGARET TRAUTH, JESS BRADLEY

ART: MARGARET TRAUTH, CARLA SPEED MCNEIL

COVER: CARLA SPEED MCNEIL

ISSUE THREE: "INVINCIBLE HEART" When Captain Rao of the intergalactic dreadnought Invincible captures the notorious privateer Black Domhnall, he thinks his problems are over. How wrong he is. The pirate is argumentative, infuriating, and way, way too pretty. But Captain Rao is a man of duty, and he will stick to his orders if it kills him. It just might. Drawn by CARLA SPEED McNEIL (NO MERCY, Finder). Backup comics story by MARGARET TRAUTH (Decrypting Rita, Silicon Dawn Tarot) and prose story by JESS BRADLEY.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

TWISTED ROMANCE #4

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI, SARAH WINIFRED SEARLE, NAOMI SALMAN

ART: TRUNGLES, SARAH WINIFRED

COVER: TRUNGLES

ISSUE FOUR: "TREASURED" When a princess who won't grow up runs away from her castle, she's befriended by a dragon who promises to keep her safe from the horrors of adulthood. But a cage is a cage, even when it's gilded. With her family alienated and no knights riding to the rescue, can she ever get herself free? Drawn by TRUNGLES (Fauns & Faeries, Mirror Mirror). Backup comics story by SARAH WINIFRED SEARLE (Sparks, Fresh Romance) and prose story by NAOMI SALMAN.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

MULTIPLE WARHEADS: GHOST THRONE

STORY/ART/ COVER: BRANDON GRAHAM

It's been a spell, but TA-DA! the final WARHEADS appears. From comics' best self-promoting narcissist: BRANDON GRAHAM. A wizard heist that our heroes planned in the MULTIPLE WARHEADS chapters appearing in ISLAND magazine finally comes to fruition.

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE: 1923

STORY: KIERON GILLEN

ART /VARIANT COVER: AUD KOCH

COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE, MATT WILSON

Basically, a bunch of 1920s gods based on major modernist figures stuck in the middle of an Agatha Christie murder mystery, done in a comics-prose hybrid that's clearly trying to start a fight with JONATHAN HICKMAN. (Yeah, you heard, Jon. Come at us, bro.) It's high art versus lo art, with the most beautiful AUD KOCH artwork the world has ever seen. We're so excited, we may have to have a lie down.

56 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

DESCENDER #27

STORY: JEFF LEMIRE

ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN

"OLD WORLDS," Part One! The origins of the Harvesters are finally revealed as we jump back thousands of years to see the dawn of the robotkind and the the secrets of the Ancient Robot and how it connects to Tim-21 in the present. Secrets that have been building since issue one are finally revealed in this shocking new story arc. Each issue in this arc will feature "LITTLE ROBOT" variant covers by DUSTIN NGUYEN.

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

MOONSHINE #7

STORY: BRIAN AZZARELLO

ART / COVER: EDUARDO RISSO

VARIANT COVER: GABRIEL BÁ

"MISERY TRAIN," Part One "Torpedo" Lou Pirlo thought his troubles might be over when he and his new girl, Delia, hopped a boxcar headed south -- as far and as fast as they could get away from the hillbillies in Appalachia and the mafia killers in New York City. But trouble has a habit of sticking to Lou, and instead of finding himself on "Big Rock Candy Mountain," he's on a down-bound train, last stop: The Big Easy, New Orleans. And trouble ain't all that's stuck to Lou. See, Lou got bit by a werewolf, and now the most deadly monster hunter on Earth will stop at nothing to put this dog down. The hit horror/crime series that NERDIST called "damn near perfect" is back -- from the creative team behind the seminal crime drama 100 Bullets! Featuring variant covers from GABRIEL BÁ, FÁBIO MOON, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, RAFAEL GRAMPA, and more.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

SAGA #49

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

The multiple Eisner Award-winning series returns with a spacefaring adventure about fake news and genuine terror. Get ready for the most shocking, most impactful chapters of SAGA yet.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

BINGO LOVE OGN

STORY: TEE FRANKLIN

ART: JENN ST-ONGE, JOY SAN

COVER: GENEVIEVE FT

When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families. Decades later, now in their mid-'60s, Hazel and Mari reunite again at a church bingo hall. Realizing their love for each other is still alive, what these grandmothers do next takes absolute strength and courage. From TEE FRANKLIN (NAILBITER's "THE OUTFIT," Love is Love) and JENN ST-ONGE (Jem & The Misfits), BINGO LOVE is a touching story of love, family, and resiliency that spans over 60 years.

88 pages, $9.99, in stores on March 7.

FIREBUG TP

STORY: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS

ART / COVER: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS, TAMRA BONVILLAIN

A volcano goddess named Keegan is loose in the world, and the prophecies are unclear whether her coming will bring humanity's destruction or salvation. In the shadow of a sacred volcano, from which Keegan derives her powers, lies the ancient city of Azar. Holding the key to the mysteries of her past, Keegan and her friends must get to Azar before it is overrun by a horde of forest monsters. Meanwhile, The nefarious Cult of the Goddess has plans to summon forces as old as time to extinguish Keegan's flame permanently. From the number-one New York Times bestselling cartoonist JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS (Angel Catbird, SHELTERED) and superstar colorist TAMRA BONVILLAIN (Doom Patrol, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur) comes a fiery tale you're not soon to forget! Collecting the full saga that began in ISLAND magazine, with all-new material!

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on March 7.

REDLANDS, VOL. 1 TP

STORY / ART: JORDIE BELLAIRE, VANESA DEL REY

COVER: VANESA DEL REY

A mysterious and bloodthirsty matriarchal force runs the town of Redlands, Florida, and in order to stay on top, sacrifices must be made. Someone is intent on removing these women from the top of the food chain, and he's ready to unleash their darkest secret but has seriously underestimated the lengths the townspeople will go to protect the new order of things. Inspired by the strange complexities of real-world politics and crime, the characters of REDLANDS play victim and villain, attempting to understand themselves and others through murder, magic, and mayhem. Collects REDLANDS #1-6.

144 pages, $9.99, in stores on March 14.

SACRED CREATURES, VOL. 1

STORY / ART: PABLO RAIMONDI, KLAUS JANSON

COVER: PABLO RAIMONDI

When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expectant 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. Comic legends KLAUS JANSON (Daredevil, Dark Knight Returns) and PABLO RAIMONDI (X-Factor, Book of Doom) proudly present SACRED CREATURES, their first-ever creator-owned series. Collects SACRED CREATURES #1-6.

312 pages, $22.99, in stores on March 29.

ANGELIC #6

STORY: SIMON SPURRIER

ART / COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD

"HEIRS AND GRACES," Part Six As the great war of monks and mans reaches its climax, Qora finally gets answers for all her asks -- and must pick a side at last.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

THE BEAUTY #20

STORY: JEREMY HAUN, JASON A. HURLEY

ART: THOMAS NACHLIK

COVER: JEREMY HAUN, NICK FILARDI

VARIANT COVER: RAY FAWKES

Coop's search for the truth about the Beauty takes a deadly turn as he learns that nothing -- and no one -- are ever truly safe.

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

BLACK CLOUD #8

STORY: IVAN BRANDON, JASON LATOUR

ART: GREG HINKLE, MATT WILSON

COVER: GREG HINKLE

"NO ESCAPE," Part Three Zelda's return to Earth has brought a reckoning and turned it into a war of the worlds...one of her own making, and one that she might not survive!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

BLACK SCIENCE, VOL. 7: EXTINCTION IS THE RULE TP

STORY: RICK REMENDER

ART: MATTEO SCALERA, MORENO DINISIO

COVER: MATTEO SCALERA

The Eververse is collapsing under its own weight. The Dimensionauts, a ragtag collection of heroes, scientists, and anarchists from countless alternate realities, must band together and head towards the center of the Onion, the infinite-layered construct of all there is, was, and ever could be. Grant McKay created the Pillar to save the world with science, and now he must use it to save all worlds, all of creation, or doom reality itself to oblivion. Collects BLACK SCIENCE #31-34.

128 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

BONEHEAD #3

STORY: BRYAN HILL

ART / COVER: RHOALD MARCELLIUS

Faced with the growing trouble over the new and deadly neuro-narcotic plaguing the working-class sections of the city, Aleph, Hideki, and Subject 56 may have to work together to stop the crisis. The first step: Uniting the gangs.

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

COYOTES #4

STORY: SEAN LEWIS

ART / COVER: CAITLIN YARSKY

The first arc ends with Red deep in Adlin territory and the werewolf Seff on the loose, wanting revenge on the men who chained him. Ancient enemies become allies in this exciting issue!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

CURSE WORDS #11

STORY: CHARLES SOULE

ART / COVER: RYAN BROWNE

VARIANT COVER: TULA LOTAY

"THE HOLE DAMNED WORLD," Part One The third arc of CURSE WORDS starts here! Wizord has won a mighty victory, but he's too busy to celebrate -- his little pal Margaret has gone missing, and he's gotta find her before it's too late! Meanwhile, a deep dive into the history of the strange, savage Hole World begins, with the evil demon Sizzajee as your tour guide.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

DARK FANG #4

STORY: MILES GUNTER

ART / COVER: KELSEY SHANNON

"EARTH CALLING," Part Four Valla has delivered a crippling blow to the oil industry. Now she faces her first real challenge in the form of Samael. He might be the son of the Angel of Death. Or he might just be an insane former underwear model. But what's for certain is he possesses the most powerful weapon on the planet, and he's bringing it to bear against Valla. The manure is about to get real, folks.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

DAYS OF HATE #2

STORY: ALES KOT

ART: DANIJEL ZEZELJ

COVER: DANIJEL ZEZELJ, TOM MULLER

The plan is set in motion.

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

DISSONANCE #2

STORY: SINGGIH NUGROHO

ART: SAMI BASRI

COVER: VARSAM KURNIA

Roisia aggressively tries to confirm her position in the Rex Mundi without knowing that her brother has been keeping a secret about their parents' past that could change everything. On the other hand, Seraphim begins to question its purpose after realizing what humanity has become.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

EAST OF WEST #37

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN

ART / COVER: NICK DRAGOTTA

"ALIGNMENT OF THE STARS" When one bad choice leads to another and another.

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

ETERNAL EMPIRE #7

STORY: SARAH VAUGHN, JONATHAN LUNA

ART / COVER: JONATHAN LUNA

Rion and Tair train to kill the Empress.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

EVOLUTION #4

STORY: JAMES ASMUS, JOSEPH KEATINGE, CHRISTOPHER SEBELA, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

ART / COVER: JOE INFURNARI, JORDAN BOYD

Claire reconnects with a known murderer. Hannah confides in an old friend about the infected. And all the while, Abe keeps seeing patients...with no way to cure them.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

EXTREMITY #11

STORY: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON

ART / COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, MIKE SPICER

The beacon is lit, the final battle has started, and no matter the outcome, nothing will ever be the same for Thea of the Roto clan.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

THE FAMILY TRADE #5

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN, NIKKI RYAN

ART / COVER: MORGAN BEEM

"THE FAMILY," FINALE Jessa has lead Berghardt and his supporters right to the heart of the Family's deepest secret. But is that all part of Berghardt's plan...or Jessa's?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NICK WILSON #2

STORY: EDDIE GORODETSKY, MARC ANDREYKO

ART: STEVE SADOWSKI

COVER: PETE WOODS

VARIANT COVER: IAN CHURCHILL

When the world's only superhero Nick Wilson lost his superpowers, his arch nemesis Clive Morganfield had to settle for merely being a billionaire industrialist. It didn't sit well with his ego, so when Nick reemerges on the scene, Clive approaches him with a bizarre business proposition that raises a number of questions: Can enemies be partners? Can you build a future on the ashes of the past? And what secrets of the universe are held inside the grooves of a jug-band record from the 1920s?

24 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

GASOLINA #6

STORY: SEAN MACKIEWICZ

ART / COVER: NIKO WALTER, MAT LOPES

Detective Arguello has seen enough horrors over the course of a career to make his soul sick. But investigating the monsters of Los Queridos will push him past his breaking point.

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

GENIUS, VOL. 2: CARTEL TP

STORY: MARC BERNARDIN, ADAM FREEMAN

ART / COVER: ROSI KAMPE

The greatest military mind of her generation returns in the follow-up to the winner of TOP COW'S PILOT SEASON. Seventeen-year-old Destiny Ajaye took on the LAPD in her South Central Siege and paid for it -- not with her life, but with her freedom. Now, Destiny is sequestered in the Madrasa Institute, a government school for prodigies. But will she use her gifts to wage war at the military's behest -- or is she already planning another revolution? Collects GENIUS: CARTEL #1-5.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

GHOST STATION ZERO TP

STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON

ART / COVER: SHARI CHANKHAMMA

FROM THE CREATOR OF "ATOMIC BLONDE!" BABOUSHKA'S BACK FOR A BRAND-NEW MISSION! "Ghost Stations" are abandoned Soviet bases from the Cold War, long forgotten and useless...or so people think! When an EON agent goes missing on the trail of a Ghost Station in the Swiss mountains, Mr. Clay turns to crime-boss-turned-blackmailed-international-superspy BABOUSHKA to investigate -- and what she finds is EXPLOSIVE! Collects GHOST STATION ZERO #1-4

112 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

GLITTERBOMB, VOL. 2: THE FAME GAME TP

STORY: JIM ZUB

ART: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN, K. MICHAEL RUSSELL

COVER: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN

Kaydon Klay wants to be famous. She wants it more than anything else she's ever known. The dream is hers for the taking. All she has to do is embrace the national tragedy that's put her in the spotlight.... The entertainment industry feeds on our insecurities, desires, and fears. You can't toy with those kinds of primal emotions without them biting back. Collects GLITTERBOMB: THE FAME GAME #1-4.

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

GOD COMPLEX #5

STORY: PAUL JENKINS, BRYAN LIE

ART / COVER: HENDRY PRASETYA

Seneca awakens into his new existence as an augmented human, only to find it is a life of pain and mental anguish. He has lost everything he once held dear, his nerve endings are on fire, and perhaps he has become a puppet of the Gods. But salvation beckons in the form of the nagging voice inside his head that leads him ever closer to finding the Trinity. He will have to go to the catacombs beneath the city in order to find an answer to the greatest secret of all Mankind.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

THE GRAVEDIGGERS UNION #4

STORY / COVER: WES CRAIG

ART: WES CRAIG, TOBY CYPRESS, NIKO GUARDIA

The Gravediggers hunt a reclusive superstar who was once the Black Temple's prophet! Cole is desperate to find his missing daughter Morgan who's somehow involved with the apocalyptic cult, unaware she's actually their new prophet. But Haley gets in Cole's way, unsure of their mission and worried it'll get them in trouble with the Union. Meanwhile, Morgan risks death in her quest to unleash the Dark Gods when she faces the destructive force of a Ghost Storm that's just decimated Florida!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

HACK/SLASH: RESURRECTION #5

STORY: TINI HOWARD

ART: CELOR, K. MICHAEL RUSSELL

COVER: TIM SEELEY

VARIANT COVER: CAANAN WHITE

"Mother-f*cker-uppers." Cassie confronts her girlfriend's mom with a bat, evidence, and a seven-foot wall of Vlad. Relationships are hard.

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

HORIZON, VOL. 3 TP

STORY: BRANDON THOMAS

ART: JUAN GEDEON, MIKE SPICER

COVER: JASON HOWARD

Zhia Malen thought she'd killed Kepler's top agent -- Lincoln. But now he reemerges, ready for a second round with the alien invader. Meanwhile, on Valius, no one is to be trusted. Collects HORIZON #13-18

126 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

I HATE FAIRYLAND #16

STORY / ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: SKOTTIE YOUNG

"HELL OF A TRIP" The fourth arc of I HATE FAIRYLAND challenges Gert like never before. Our disaffected heroine finds out her usual bag of tricks may not be enough to deal with what Hell has in store (i.e. eternal damnation, etc...) as her chance of ever making it home creeps closer to zero!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

ICE CREAM MAN #2

STORY: W. MAXWELL PRINCE

ART / COVER: MARTIN MORAZZO, CHRIS O'HALLORAN

VARIANT COVER: NIMIT MALAVIA

"RAINBOW SPRINKLES" The second installment of this syrupy series of singular stories! Here, the lives of two very different kinds of opioid abusers intersect. But at whose behest? (I think you know the answer....)

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

KILL OR BE KILLED #16

STORY: ED BRUBAKER

ART: SEAN PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

Brubaker and Phillips' bestselling series keeps ratcheting up the tension! Even the walls of a mental hospital can't protect Dylan from his curse, and back on the streets of New York, the police still hunt the vigilante, but nothing is what it seems.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

KINGSMAN: THE RED DIAMOND #6

STORY: ROB WILLIAMS

ART: SIMON FRASER COVER /

VARIANT COVER: GORAN PARLOV

MINISERIES FINALE It's the final face-off between super spy Eggsy and mining megalomaniac RED DIAMOND. Deep in the Mariana Trench, Eggsy and Kwaito join forces to stop Red Diamond and his henchman from tightening their stranglehold on the world's economy. Can Eggsy save the world and get the power switched back on? Or has Red Diamond pulled the plug for good? THE BIG CLIMAX to this high-octane miniseries by ROB WILLIAMS and SIMON FRASER.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

LAZARUS SOURCEBOOK #3: VASSALOVKA

STORY: GREG RUCKA, NEAL BAILEY, DAVID BROTHERS, ROBERT MACKENZIE, GARETH-MICHAEL SKARKA, ERIC TRAUTMANN, DAVE WALKER

ART: MICHAEL LARK, TRISTAN JONES

COVER: ERIC TRAUTMANN

"VASSALOVKA" They are the Family who birthed the Dragon, who stole their Territory before the ink of Macau was dry, who are feared by friend and foe alike. Now, with the start of "Fracture," the time has come to meet the one opponent both Carlyle and Hock fear. This is the land of the Zmey. This is Vassalovka.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

LAZARUS: X+66 TP

STORY: GREG RUCKA, ERIC TRAUTMANN, AARON DURAN, NEAL BAILEY

ART: STEVE LIEBER, MACK CHATER, JUSTIN GREENWOOD, ALITHA MARTINEZ, BILQUIS EVELY, TRISTAN JONES

COVER: MICHAEL LARK

Six separate stories follow characters old and new from The New York Times bestselling series LAZARUS, shining light into the dark places of the world following the events of the Cull. Collects LAZARUS: X+66 #1-6

160 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

MAESTROS #5

STORY / ART / COVER: STEVE SKROCE

Sometimes making a deal with the devil is necessary, and if you're smart enough and a clever negotiator, you can come out on top. Unfortunately Willy is neither -- he's on the menu, right after the crudites. Meanwhile, Wren and Margaret discover the commonality between magic and shopping wholesale.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #6

STORY / ART / COVER: MATT WAGNER

Matt Wagner's classic saga of comics fantasy continues in the third and final part of his epic MAGE trilogy. Hiding his true nature as the reborn Pendragon proves harder and harder for Kevin Matchstick after he encounters a unique and ominous mystical creature, one he believes might lead to his destiny. Struggling to explain this conundrum to Magda, Kevin turns to extraordinary means to track down his elusive prey. Meanwhile, the Umbra Sprite and her brood of Gracklethorns prepare a deadly test to determine the identity of the mythical Fisher King. Will Kevin's obsession lead him on a solitary quest, leaving his family potentially exposed and vulnerable? MAGE: THE HERO DENIED is a 15-issue limited series climaxing in a double-sized finale. Considered by many to be creator MATT WAGNER's masterpiece, MAGE has been a perennial favorite with old and new readers alike for nearly three decades.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

MONSTRESS #14

STORY: MARJORIE LIU

ART / COVER: SANA TAKEDA

Maika's careless actions endanger an entire city -- elsewhere, the Mother Superior and her allies begin to plot -- and Kippa receives some life-changing information.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

MOTOR CRUSH #10

STORY: BRENDEN FLETCHER, CAMERON STEWART, BABS TARR

ART: BABS TARR, JAKE WYATT

COVER: BABS TARR

VARIANT COVER: CAMERON STEWART

Domino is determined to free her father from the grip of the Producers -- no matter the cost.

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

NO. 1 WITH A BULLET #4

STORY: JACOB SEMAHN

ART / COVER: JORGE CORONA

With tensions mounting and the media drawn into a frenzy, Jad addresses allegations head on. Meanwhile, Nash inches closer to the void as stress-related hallucinations creep ever closer.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

OUTCAST #34

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART / COVER: PAUL AZACETA, ELIZABETH BREITWEISER

"INVASION," Part Three A community is built. Preparations are made. But will it be enough?

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

PAPER GIRLS #20

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

ART: CLIFF CHIANG, MATT WILSON

COVER: CLIFF CHIANG

In another action-packed "season finale," the Paper Girls have one shot to escape the year 2000, but if any of them survive, where and when will they end up next?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

PARADISO #3

STORY: RAM V

ART / COVER: DEV PRAMANIK, DEARBHLA KELLY

VARIANT COVER: JOHN PEARSON

Paradiso herself will guide Jack to a revelation that begins to explain the events of his past. But beyond the lost corridor, Hazard leads the Redwaters toward the city with only Dandy and Honeybad standing in their way. Amid new answers and questions, an old war has returned to Paradiso.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

PORT OF EARTH #4

STORY: ZACK KAPLAN

ART / COVER: ANDREA MUTTI

Earth Security Agents Rice and McIntyre must return a dangerous alien safely to Port, but while Rice would rather take a safe and careful approach, McIntyre is determined to use lethal force if necessary. Despite being divided, they grab their big alien guns and confront the alien in climactic fashion, all as journalist Julia Campbell presses ESA head Tom Rutgers about the frightening future of the Port of Earth.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

POSTAL: LAURA

STORY: BRYAN HILL

ART: ISAAC GOODHART

COVER: RAFFAELE IENCO

Laura has spent her life protecting her town, the criminals within it, and her son's future. Now her son might choose to leave her behind to start a new life away from her. Laura Shiffron punishes those who want to abandon her rules -- with death -- but will she apply the same brutal ideology to her own son?

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

RAT QUEENS VOL. 2 #8

STORY: KURTIS J WIEBE

ART / COVER: OWEN GIENI

VARIANT COVER: MINDY LEE

"THE COLOSSAL MAGIC NOTHING," Part Three. A mysterious reality wizard continues to wreak havoc in Palisade, and even a thorough stabbing won't slow him down. Good thing a deadly adventure has taken the Rat Queens far from town.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

REDNECK #10

STORY: DONNY CATES

ART: LISANDRO ESTHERREN, DEE CUNNIFFE

COVER: NICK PITARRA

With the Bowman clan otherwise occupied, their human familiars Phil and Evil take the wheel, fighting federal agents and vampires alike, all in the name of family.

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

REGRESSION #7

STORY: CULLEN BUNN

ART: DANNY LUCKERT, MARIE ENGER

COVER: DANNY LUCKERT

Adrian's captors continue to play their head games. The circuitous history of the cult is revealed. For centuries, they have been watching for signs of a prophesied reincarnation, the harbinger of Armageddon. As Adrian melts further into confusion, a revealed identity will cement the real danger he faces. Adrian is not the only person in the world with past-life issues.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

RINGSIDE, VOL. 3: SHOOT TP

STORY: JOSEPH KEATINGE

ART: NICK BARBER, SIMON GOUGH

COVER: IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA

Former professional wrestler Danny Knossos has given up everything to save the life of his beloved, only to have his reality come shattering down around him. Now a broken man, Danny rebuilds who he is from the inside out as he goes down a road from which he may never return. When he loses everything, the real horror begins as the Minotaur rises again. Collects RINGSIDE #11-15.

136 pages, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #8

STORY / ART / COVER: KYLE STARKS

CHAPTER 8: "OH, I'M BOUND TO GO." Your favorite and only Kung-Fu Hobo Epic hits the last stop on its trip, Dear Reader, and we have answers to questions. Will Jackson find redemption via fist-fighting his way into the back door of Heaven and thusly be reunited with his long-lost wife and child? Or will he be stopped in his tracks by the Literal Devil -- or worse, Babs Bardoux? Will Pomona ever find happiness? Will Big Sis break something? Will all our hearts be broken? What will happen with the actual trainyard war? Will Hundred Cat do something so gosh darn Hundred Cat you will high five the air? Throw out your legs, friends, and prepare your soul to grab one last blind on the final leg to Rock Candy Mountain.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

ROSE #8

STORY: MEREDITH FINCH

ART / COVER: IG GUARA

VARIANT COVER: IG GUARA, LOOPYDAVE

"ROSE," Part Two Imprisoned in the dungeons of Drucilla's castle, Ila's life hangs in the balance. A chance encounter with an old friend forces Rose to make a choice that could lead to disaster or salvation for the Guardian and her Khat. Will Sir Dante's role as knight protector end before it can even begin?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

ROYAL CITY #10

STORY / ART / COVER: JEFF LEMIRE

VARIANT COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN

"SONIC YOUTH," Conclusion The second arc of bestselling JEFF LEMIRE's 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. Each issue in this arc will feature a special variant cover paying homage to some of the best indie rock albums of the 1990s, featuring stellar artwork by JEFFREY BROWN (Jedi Academy), EMI LENOX (PLUTONA), NATE POWELL (March), RAY FAWKES (UNDERWINTER) and DUSTIN NGUYEN (DESCENDER).

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

RUMBLE #3

STORY: JOHN ARCUDI

ART: DAVID RUBIN, DAVE STEWART

COVER: DAVID RUBIN

VARIANT COVER: TONI FEJZULA, M

ARTA GARATEA

"SOUL WITHOUT PITY," Part Three Timah and Bobby finally track down Rathraq, and they don't like what they find. Meanwhile, in Hell, things start to get...crazy.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

SAVAGE DRAGON #231

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

"THE SAVAGE SEX DOLLS." Made for love. Programmed to kill. Malcolm Dragon faces the menace of the Savage Sex Dolls.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #6

STORY: SEBASTIAN GIRNER

ART / COVER: GALAAD

Picking up right after last issue's shocking cliffhanger, Koro is faced by a foe that knows the terrible secret she kept buried in her heart. Now is the time for Dorma to step from the shadows and prove her mettle.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

SEX CRIMINALS #22

STORY: MATT FRACTION

ART / COVER: CHIP ZDARSKY

"FIVE-FINGERED DISCOUNT," Part Two Ghosts! Ghoooooooosts! Okay, not literally. But still. Suzie and Jon find themselves haunted by their pasts, in different ways, for different reasons. Also: Ana, too. And Doc. And Kegel. DANG!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

SLEEPLESS #3

STORY: SARAH VAUGHN

ART / COVER: LEILA DEL DUCA, ALISSA SALLAH

VARIANT COVER: EMI LENOX

Poppy makes a decision at the king's tournament that backfires on her. Meanwhile, Cyrenic begins to struggle with side effects of his Sleeplessness.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

SLOTS #5

STORY/ ART / COVER: DAN PANOSIAN

Stanley Dance is on a hot streak. After all these years, is his bad luck finally balancing out? Or has he just found a new way of looking at rock bottom?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

SPAWN #283

STORY: TODD MCFARLANE

ART / COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

VARIANT COVER: TODD MCFARLANE, SZYMON KUDRANSKI

Spawn stops in Syria to help an ex-military friend defend his town from the ravages war. Can Spawn save an entire village from destruction? Can Spawn save the one person who can offer peace? Or... DO THEY ALL HAVE TO DIE FIRST??

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #33

STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM

Back in Baltimore, Kretchmeyer has a fateful encounter with Spanish Scott, and it's sunshine and roses overkill for Vic.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

THROWAWAYS #12

STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE

ART / COVER: STEVEN SANDERS

Abby and Dean form an unlikely alliance with Grant Shaw, a former ULTRA operative, and just when they think they've got ULTRA on the run, a new Alpha subject changes everything.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

UNDERWINTER: A FIELD OF FEATHERS #5

STORY / ART / COVER: RAY FAWKES

The final fate of the cursed flock of birds ripples back and forth through time with deadly consequences in this chapter: "MEMPHIS, 1968."

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

VOID TRIP #4

STORY: RYAN O'SULLIVAN

ART / COVER: PLAID KLAUS

Now, finally alone in the universe, Ana has to confront her past, her future, and an old friend returning. All the while, the Great White edges closer and closer, now with an ally of his own in tow.

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

THE WALKING DEAD #176

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN

ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, CLIFF RATHBURN

COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD, DAVE STEWART

"NEW WORLD ORDER," Part Two An audience with a different kind of Governor.

32 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

WARFRAME #5

STORY: MATT HAWKINS, RYAN CADY

ART: STUDIO HIVE

COVER: KEVIN GLINT

The first arc concludes in a race for survival. As Captain Vor seeks to claim the Orokin's bounty for himself, the Lotus's heroes make desperate choices in the pursuit of justice. But will victory over the Grineer mean losing everything they've fought for?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

WITCHBLADE #3

STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE

ART / COVER: ROBERTA INGRANATA

"LIFE AFTER," Part Three. A missing-child case brings Alex and the Witchblade face to face with a powerful demon, and when Alex begins to suspect Ash isn't telling her everything about the Artifact, she turns to her own sources for information, with devastating results.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

YOUNGBLOOD #9

STORY: CHAD BOWERS

ART / COVER: JIM TOWE

VARIANT COVER: ROB LIEFELD

"TEAM YOUNGBLOOD" CONTINUES! The new year gets off to a bloody start when the all-new Bloodhunter unleashes a one-man assault on Youngblood's Tokyo HQ. Meanwhile, in the states, an adversary from the original team's past starts to pull himself back together.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.









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