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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

AFTERSHOCK COMICS FOR MAY

BABYTEETH #11

Written by Donny Cates, art and cover by Garry Brown.

The story of the Antichrist and the people who love him continues as we enter into the most terrifying chapter of our journey so far: The Terrible Twos! Plus, who is our mysterious new storyteller!? And what secrets about the fate of Clark do they hold?! Find out here, as a bold new direction in Babyteeth begins!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.

BETROTHED #3

Written by Sean Lewis, art and cover by Steve Uy.

The Betrothed's earth-bound guardians get involved as all hell breaks loose for Kieron and Tamara. After battling Barbarians and having their friends discover the truth about the pair, how can they find a way to cope? Enter an all-night keg party, filled with flirtation, jealousy and a few pranks along the way. Funny, fantastical and full violence—issue #3 arrives with a bang!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 9.

BRILLIANT TRASH #6

Written by Tim Seeley and Steve Seeley, art by Priscilla Petraites, cover by Mike Norton and Addison Duke.

Now that the Didi Virus has swept the globe, every one on earth has superhuman powers. But using the superpowers slowly kill the user, and each person must decide whether to use them for good or evil, and whether to burn bright and fast or not at all.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 30.

BROTHERS DRACUL #2

Written by Cullen Bunn, art and cover by Mirko Colak, variant cover by Szymon Kudranski.

Vlad Dracul and his brother Radu are prisoners of the Ottoman Empire. As royalty, though, they are treated with great respect. They are trained in art, music, archery, horseback riding…even vampire hunting! Herein the sorrow-filled truth of Vlad's descent to the role of the Impaler is revealed!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.

COLD WAR #4

Written by Chris Sebla, art and cover by Hayden Sherman.

With no safe havens left, the splintered sides of the surviving Cryonauts are spinning wildly out of control. On the ground, the least useful members of their ranks — lovesick couple Tikk and Sath — have stepped up to save their fellow soldiers. While deep behind the scenes, LQ's semi-suicide mission to uncover who's pulling the strings has hit bloody paydirt.

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

DARK ARK #6

Written by Cullen Bunn, art and cover by Juan Doe, variant cover by Nat Jones.

Two arks sail the flooded world. On one, Noah tends the animals of the natural world. On the other, the sorcerer Shrae stands watch over the monsters that haunt the night. But in order for Shrae's charges to thrive in the World That Waits, Noah's Ark must also survive. And when Noah's vessel encounters trouble, Shrae's monsters must work in secrecy to ensure that their would-be prey lives to find land.

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

HER INFERNAL DESCENT #2

Written by Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson, art and cover by Kyle Charles.

Lynn and William Blake confront the anxiety-ridden mad judge of hell, Franz Kafka. Lynn descends further down the fiery depths into the circle of gluttony, where Cerberus awaits with a hunger of his own. Plus, a guest appearance by the world's most beloved author of suspense and mystery!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 23.

PESTILENCE: A STORY OF SATAN #1

Written by Frank Tieri, art by Oleg Okunev, covers by Tim Bradstreet and Mike Rooth.

The second volume of this hit AfterShock series starts here! The year is 1353. The fugitive Roderick Helms has retreated to a life of hidden seclusion after failing to expose the Church's role in the Black Death. But something threatens to bring him back into action. Something that has risen which will threaten to transform the waning plague into a far more darker and sinister crisis. And that something is none other than Satan himself!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 30.

ROUGH RIDERS: RIDE OR DIE #4

Written by Adam Glass, art and cover by Patrick Olliffe.

Volume Three of the hit AfterShock series! In their final mission together, the Rough Riders are pushed to the brink of their own destruction. Houdini tries to outsmart death one more time while Jack Johnson attempts to save his dear friend. Meanwhile, Teddy Roosevelt must face not only his own sins, but those of his familial line. And in order to save the world from the end of days, Roosevelt must kill his daughter, Alice, who has been possessed by an ancient evil! "The Long Goodbye," the stunning conclusion of America's first team of super heroes.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on May 9.

A WALK THROUGH HELL #1

Written by Garth Ennis, art by Goran Sudzuka, cover by Andy Clarke.

So these two FBI agents walk into a warehouse… Special Agents Shaw and McGregor handle the routine cases nowadays, which is just the way Shaw likes it. She's pushing 40, a borderline burnout, the ghastly memories of her last investigation still clinging like shadows. McGregor is younger, more dedicated, hanging onto some measure of idealism whatever the world might throw at him. When two fellow agents go missing inside a Long Beach warehouse, Shaw and McGregor are sent to investigate. But what they find waiting is far from routine, as the local police have already discovered to their cost. Before the night is out, our heroes will encounter terror beyond their most appalling nightmares -- in a place where the night may never end at all.

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

ANIMOSITY EVOLUTION VOL 1 TP

Written by Marguerite Bennett, art and cover by Eric Gapstur.

One day, the animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking revenge. Now, they've started building. In a city by the sea, a new power is on the rise…and they're making an animal kingdom all their own. Collecting the first five issue of this captivating Animosity spin-off series!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 16.

THE ART OF JIM STARLIN: A LIFE IN WORDS AND PICTURES HC

First AfterShock printing! There are few creative names in comics whose influence is felt more in pop culture than Jim Starlin, with his creations Thanos, Gamora, and Drax the Destroyer occupying such prominent roles in Marvel's cinematic universe. The "father of the cosmic soap opera," Jim Starlin's name is synonymous with the larger-than-life epic, which is why AfterShock is proud to bring back into print, this epic 328-page retrospective on the career of one of the most popular and prolific comic book artists of the last 40 years! Covering everything from his humble beginnings to his rise as one of the industry's top creative talents, this oversized volume includes glimpses into Starlin's files and sketchbooks, as well as images of his personal favorites with insights into his life and creative process. The first edition of this volume sold out instantly.

328 pages, $49.99, in stores on May 2.

SHIPWRECK VOL. 1 TP

Written by Warren Ellis, art and cover by Phil Hester.

Dr Jonathan Shipwright, sole survivor of a very unusual and very secret shipwreck, doesn't know where he is. Seemingly trapped on an endless road, in pursuit of a saboteur who holds the key to his salvation -- or doom. Ellis joins AfterShock comics with this mysterious and captivating tale full of shock, secrets and surprises.

136 pages, $17.99, in stores on May 30.







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