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October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts
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October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

Get a look at every comic Image Comics is publishing in October 2022.

It’s that time again when we can peer ahead to the future of Image Comics releases. Below you’ll find collections and single issues from Image Comics out in October 2022.

Considering October is the spookiest time of year, expect a lot of horror offerings. Ongoing series like Spawn and new series too. That includes books like Kaya, which were revealed last month.

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All the titles are organized by release date, starting with the soonest release and the last in this batch of solicitations.

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JUNKYARD JOE #1 CVR A FRANK & ANDERSON

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 40 FC $4.99

“Throughout history, unlikely and strange heroes have risen and fallen, their identities and lives a secret. But for a Great Evil to be stopped, their stories must be told. They are The Unnamed fighting The Unknown War.

From the explosive pages of GEIGER comes JUNKYARD JOE! The world knows him as the comic strip by cartoonist Muddy Davis, but the truth stretches back to the Vietnam War. This is their story of sacrifice and brotherhood.”

From the explosive pages of GEIGER comes JUNKYARD JOE! The world knows him as the comic strip by cartoonist Muddy Davis, but the truth stretches back to the Vietnam War. This is their story of sacrifice and brotherhood.”

DARK RIDE #1 CVR B MORAZZO & LUCAS

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 48 FC MATURE $3.99 “SERIES PREMIERE

WELCOME TO THE SCARIEST PLACE ON EARTH!
Devil Land has been the world’s premiere horror-themed amusement park for over 50 years, home to the scariest ride ever created—the Devil’s Due.

But when lifelong fan Owen Seasons begins his first day on the job, he will discover the true horrors happening behind the scenes, the truth about the park’s reclusive creator Arthur Dante, and that the job of his dreams might just be a living nightmare.

JOSHUA WILLIAMSON (NAILBITER, Batman) and ANDREI BRESSAN (BIRTHRIGHT) reunite for a thrilling plunge into murder, mayhem, and sinister family secrets in this all-new Skybound original series.”

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3KEYS #1 (OF 5) CVR B DELL EDERA

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32 FC $3.99

“MINISERIES PREMIEREMINISERIES PREMIERE

Han Solo artist DAVID MESSINA invites you to explore the mysterious world of 3KEYS!

Did the inhabitants of another dimension flee into our reality to save themselves from the terrible wrath of the Great Old Ones…or to help prepare us for a final devastating invasion? And what if humanity’s only chance against these Great Old Ones is an impetuous, mischievous young woman and her sardonic, furry, and surprisingly violent mentor?

All questions are asked and answered in this five-part introduction to writer and artist DAVID MESSINA’s epic, apocalyptic universe, featuring 27 full story pages!
Han Solo artist DAVID MESSINA invites you to explore the mysterious world of 3KEYS!

Did the inhabitants of another dimension flee into our reality to save themselves from the terrible wrath of the Great Old Ones…or to help prepare us for a final devastating invasion? And what if humanity’s only chance against these Great Old Ones is an impetuous, mischievous young woman and her sardonic, furry, and surprisingly violent mentor? ”

KAYA #1 CVR A CRAIG

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 40 FC $3.99

“After the destruction of their village, a young girl with a magic arm and a fighting spirit is tasked with delivering her little brother to a faraway safe haven. There, he’s destined to discover the secret to overthrowing the all-powerful empire that destroyed their home.

From writer and artist WES CRAIG (DEADLY CLASS, GRAVEDIGGERS UNION) comes an astonishing new ongoing fantasy-adventure series about siblings surviving in a world of monsters and mutants.

“There is literally nothing in comics I love more than being introduced into a strange new world inhabited by characters you very quickly grow to love. KAYA is that. A whole load of that.” —ROBERT KIRKMAN (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE)

“One of my favorite storytellers, taking us on a human and fantastical adventure. For the characters, this is a journey across a desert, but for us, it’s an oasis of joy.” —KIERON GILLEN (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, DIE)

“This book’s an absolute delight from a master working at the peak of his craft. My favorite thing I’ve read this year.” —JAMES HARREN (ULTRAMEGA, RUMBLE)”

REVOLVERS #1 (OF 4) CVR A DIBARI & GOUGH (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC MATURE $3.99

Revolvers introduces Hampton Wales, a Detroit homicide detective trapped in a mysterious and violent alternate reality, struggling to solve his own, seemingly mundane, murder.

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IMAGE FIRSTS FARMHAND #1 (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32 FC
MATURE $10.00

“Jedidiah Jenkins is a farmer—but his cash crop isn’t corn or soy. Jed grows fast-healing, plug-and-play human organs. Lose a finger? Need a new liver? He’s got you covered. Unfortunately, strange produce isn’t the only thing Jed’s got buried. Deep in the soil of the Jenkins Family Farm, something dark has taken root, and it’s beginning to bloom.

From ROB GUILLORY, Eisner-winning co-creator and artist of CHEW, comes a dark comedy about science gone sinister and agriculture gone apocalyptic. Nature is a Mother.

This premiere issue is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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IMAGE FIRSTS ICE CREAM MAN #1 (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC MATURE $10.00
“Chocolate, vanilla, existential horror, drug addiction, musical fantasy…there’s a flavor for everyone’s misery.

ICE CREAM MAN is a genre-defying comic book series featuring disparate “one-shot” tales of sorrow, wonder, and redemption. Each installment features its own cast of strange characters, dealing with their own special sundae of suffering. And on the periphery of all of them, like the twinkly music of his colorful truck, is the Ice Cream Man—a weaver of stories, a purveyor of sweet treats. Friend. Foe. God. Demon. The man who, with a snap of his fingers—lickety split!—can change the course of your life forever.
Written by W. MAXWELL PRINCE (ONE WEEK IN THE LIBRARY), with art by MARTÍN MORAZZO (GREAT PACIFIC) and CHRIS O’HALLORAN (GENERATION GONE).

This premiere issue is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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IMAGE FIRSTS GIDEON FALLS #1 (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC MATURE $10.00

“The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets become intertwined. They are connected by the mysterious legend of the Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake.

Rural mystery and urban horror collide in this character-driven meditation on obsession, mental illness, and faith.

This premiere issue is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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IMAGE FIRSTS MARKED #1 (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 48
FC MATURE $10.00

“The Marked may look like cool young influencers, but beneath the designer clothes, their bodies are tattooed with the magical glyphs of an ancient order that secretly protects the world against evil forces. With no new occult threats, The Marked use their tattooed powers solely for the pursuit of pleasure, until a young woman called Liza creates a dangerous new form of Hybrid Sorcery. The party is over for The Marked. You’ll believe in magic—terrifying, soul-destroying magic.

This premiere issue is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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IMAGE FIRSTS HELLCOP #1 (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22
32 FC MATURE $10.00

“When mankind first broke through the walls between dimensions, nothing could have prepared them for what they would find in Known Reality Plane 1301-A: it was absolute Hell. Literally. A covert security force was quickly assembled to patrol the Hellplane and ensure that none of the nastier denizens made their way Earthside. They were dubbed the Pan-Dimensional Security Corps. The HELLCOPS.

This premiere issue is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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IMAGE FIRSTS NEO NOIR (NET) (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 48
FC MATURE $10.00

“ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS, the modern masters of crime noir, bring us an overview of their extensive pulp fiction backlist via the shorts they have produced for CRIMINAL, FATALE, THE FADE OUT, KILL OR BE KILLED, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES, PULP, RECKLESS and more!

This premiere content is offered at an introductory $1 price as part of the IMAGE FIRSTS program!”

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CLOSET TP VOL 01 (MR)

Release DatE: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/5/22
104 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $14.99

“Collects a tale of existential horror by JAMES TYNION IV (THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, RAZORBLADES) and GAVIN FULLERTON (BOG BODIES, Bags). Thom is moving cross-country with his family and dragging the past along with them. When his child, Jamie, sees monsters in the bedroom closet, Thom reassures him that the monsters will stay in the apartment after they move. But Thom is very wrong about many things, and the monsters continue to find young Jamie.

Collects THE CLOSET #1-3”

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HELLCOP TP VOL 02 SASQUATCH WAR (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/5/22
144 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $19.99

“Of course, the first job Virgil has as the new Hellcop captain couldn’t be easy. If he can’t solve the mystery of how a Sasquatch prince wound up shot in the Pacific Northwest, the result will be all-out interdimensional war! He’s got to keep the peace for as long as possible, buying time for his new recruit Gladys to track down the real culprits behind the coup. This and much more in the second volume of HELLCOP!

Collects HELLCOP #6-10”

DEAD LUCKY #3 CVR A CARLOMAGNO

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC $3.99

With Bibi’s identity at risk of imminent discovery, Eddie and Maria take unconventional measures to try and keep her safe. But when a fight with a new kind of enemy rages out of control in Chinatown, even they won’t be able to save Bibi from her worst enemy: herself.

GOLDEN RAGE #3 (OF 5) CVR A KNIGHT (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC MATURE $3.99
Are mothers and daughters doomed to fight forever? How much denim is too much? And how does teaching elementary school prepare you for hand-to-hand combat? Find out in the next thrilling issue of GOLDEN RAGE!

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KING SPAWN #15 CVR A RANDAL

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 24
FC SOFTCOVER $2.99

Spawn is KING. All hail the KING! Unfortunately, like in any monarchy, plots are already in motion to depose the ruler and send him to a place even worse than HELL…

THAT TEXAS BLOOD #18 CVR A PHILLIPS (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32
FC MATURE $3.99 ”

“THE SNOW FALLS ENDLESSLY IN WONDERLAND,” Part Five

As Joe Bob and Wilson desperately search for the RQK, the killer makes his next deadly move.”

TIME BEFORE TIME #17 CVR A SHALVEY (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99

“END OF STORY ARC

Tatsuo, Nadia, and Kevin launch a daring raid to reunite Nadia with her family…but tragedy awaits them inside the Arcola Institute.

The latest arc of the hit time travel series reaches its startling conclusion.”

WALKING DEAD DLX #48 CVR A FINCH & MCCAIG (MR)

Release Date: 10/5/22
FOC: 9/12/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“The final battle between Woodbury and the prison ends here! Who will survive?

This deluxe presentation in STUNNING FULL COLOR also features another installment of Cutting Room Floor and creator commentary.

HITOMI #1 (OF 5) CVR A NAPOLITANO (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99

“MINISERIES PREMIERE

In Feudal Era Japan, a drifter with no prospects begins training in secret under Yasuke, a once-famous, displaced, disgraced warrior, as she struggles to find her place in a society entrenched in discrimination and violence.

Combining the historical sweep and elegance of Kurosawa with the visceral action of Tarantino, this saga follows the trials and tribulations of a young female warrior who travels the countryside unendingly as she works to gain the rank of Samurai—a title no man, monster, or myth can give to her, but one that she will have to take for herself.

HACK SLASH HOT SHORTS (ONE-SHOT) CVR A SEELEY & HERMS (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

Slasher hunters Cassie Hack and Vlad are back with a one-shot collecting the all-new short stories from the HACK/SLASH DELUXE EDITION HARDCOVERS. Our heroes battle bloodstains in “Slice of Life,” written and drawn by SEELEY, while a new kind of monster slayer stalks the backroads of America in “Highwayman to Heaven” and Cassie meets up with the baddest bad girl in the multiverse in “I Will Destroy You All.” Also contains all-new pin-ups! The perfect celebration of the slasher season!

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HALLOWEEN PARTY (ONE-SHOT) (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
40 FC MATURE $4.99

MARKED HALLOWEEN SPEC #1 (ONE-SHOT) CVR A (MR) 10/12/22 9/19/22 48 FC MATURE $5.99 “YOUR FAVORITE TATTOOED WITCHES RETURN FOR A VERY SPECIAL HALLOWEEN ONE-SHOT!

The Marked are faced with a terrifying once-in-a-century threat. It’s Halloween, and the town of Holy Mountain Texas has been invaded by a horde of Trickster Demons whose bloody version of trick-or-treat leaves a trail of the maimed and the dead. The Marked are tasked with protecting the locals, even though most of them happen to be rabid right-wing bigots. When Bad goes Evil, the Good go Ugly!!!”

MARKED HALLOWEEN SPEC #1 (ONE-SHOT) CVR B (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
48 FC MATURE $5.99

“YOUR FAVORITE TATTOOED WITCHES RETURN FOR A VERY SPECIAL HALLOWEEN ONE-SHOT!

The Marked are faced with a terrifying once-in-a-century threat. It’s Halloween, and the town of Holy Mountain Texas has been invaded by a horde of Trickster Demons whose bloody version of trick-or-treat leaves a trail of the maimed and the dead. The Marked are tasked with protecting the locals, even though most of them happen to be rabid right-wing bigots. When Bad goes Evil, the Good go Ugly!!!”

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SEA SERPENTS HEIR GN BOOK 01

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/5/22 160
FC SOFTCOVER $16.99

“What if you were destined to destroy the world?

For Aella, life on Kinamen Isle is completely boring. She dreams of life beyond the horizon even as she spends her days fishing and minding her aunts.

Everything changes, however, when she awakens an ancient evil within herself: Xir, the serpent that almost destroyed the world. Worse yet, a fanatical religious organization has arrived on Kinamen Isle to destroy Xir.

As Aella is forced to fight for her life, she’ll discover that her entire world is not what it seems. Her aunts know more than they let on—and what exactly does the infamous Pirate Queen want with Aella, anyway?

From the team of MAIRGHREAD SCOTT (Star Wars: Resistance, Guardians of the Galaxy) and PABLO TUNICA (TMNT Universe) comes an extraordinary tale of growing up and changing your fate. ”

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FARMHAND TP VOL 04 (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/5/22
144 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $16.99

“Jedidiah Jenkins was a simple farmer, but his cash crop wasn’t corn or soy. He grew fast-healing, highly customizable human organs, which he used to heal the world.

But it was all a lie.

What Jedidiah used for good, a dark entity has used to transform humanity into something monstrous. Only Jedidiah’s children stand in its way—and not all of them will survive.

Collects FARMHAND #16-20”

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SLUMBER TP VOL 01 (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/5/22
160 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $16.99

“We all have nightmares. What if you could pay somebody to enter your dreams and shoot that nightmare in the goddamn face? That’s where Stetson comes in. She’s a nightmare hunter. A dream detective. She enters her clients’ dreams through a door, investigates their dreamscapes, and kills their nightmares. But Stetson’s past comes back to haunt her as she tracks down a nightmare serial killer responsible for the mysterious death of her daughter.

Collects SLUMBER #1-6”

ANTIOCH #2 (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22 32
FC MATURE $3.99

Antioch meets his new neighbors in a prison designed for supervillains. Frontiersman is the only friendly face, and as it turns out—not that friendly! Did Antioch make a mistake turning himself in? Will he survive until his trial?

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DEADLIEST BOUQUET #3 (OF 5) (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22 24
FC MATURE $3.99

That old Victorian home has a lot of secrets, and whoever broke in may just find out all of them! Rose, Violet, and Poppy have to defend the family homestead from prying eyes. Rose puts Grandma Dahlia’s gun in an unusual place. Poppy and Derek make up. Violet has a date with some handcuffs. And who the f*ck is James Asmus?!

DO A POWERBOMB #5 (OF 7) CVR A JOHNSON & SPICER

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC $3.99

FYSO have made it clear: They think they’re better than every other wrestler in the Deathlyfe. But are they ready for an anything-goes DEATHMATCH? Sun and Steel bring the barbed wire to a final like no other!

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GUNSLINGER SPAWN #13 CVR A TOMASELLI

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
24 FC SOFTCOVER $2.99

Javier is on the run from the demons of his past. But a trip through his memories reveals a secret that might just turn the tide in his favor!

LEAST WE CAN DO #2 CVR A ROMBOLI

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC $3.99

“The Eclipse Rebels have mastered the art of fighting with the powerful Medium Stones, using them to free people from oppression.

Newcomer Uriel must start at zero, getting her ass kicked in the training arena until she learns how to make her golden stone, the Justice Light, work.”

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LOVE EVERLASTING #3 CVR A CHARRETIER

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22 24 FC $3.99 ”

“TOO LATE FOR LOVE”

After the bloody end of issue two, Joan finds herself free in the pristine suburbs of the 1950s. But again love pulls at her, demanding her attention, her life. She fights it, fights to escape, but still it pulls, and Joan must find a new way to fight this terror.”

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ORDINARY GODS #10 (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

At the fin de siecle, young Ioseb talks to a past life about life, death, and power. Twelve decades later, the gang attempts to stop another cycle when they learn the location of the God Machine—and Christopher must decide if he’s a compassionate or vengeful God.

PRODIGY ICARUS SOCIETY #4 (OF 5) CVR A BUFFAGNI (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

Edison Crane, Felix Koffka, and their team are lost in the mountains, searching for the city of Shangri-La—but it’s not the place from the storybooks. Shangri-La is where the world’s most evil people have been pulled for thousands of years, and the dark secret behind it is revealed in this issue.

SEVEN SONS #5 (OF 7) CVR A LEE (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

JAE LEE returns to creator-owned comics with his first new title since 1994, a seven-issue LIMITED SERIES. In issue 5, after being captured by Allah’s Watchmen, Delph continues his spiritual journey and discovers a newfound peace, while Nicolaus and the Church scour the globe to hunt him down.

STARHENGE DRAGON & BOAR #4 (OF 6) CVR A SHARP (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

AMBER and DARYL battle the MOR-DREADNAUGHT, revealing unexpected things about both of them! MERLIN conspires to arrange the birth of ARTHUR, the once and future king.

UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #22 CVR A CAMUNCOLI (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99 ”

“DISUNITY,” Part Four

Charlotte and Valentina’s wild quest through the turning points of American history nears its conclusion, while Ace, Janet, and Chang come face to face with the most dangerous possible destiny for the US…and their own.”

VANISH #2 CVR A STEGMAN (MR)

Release Date: 10/12/22
FOC: 9/19/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

Meet Deacon Dust. Master illusionist and Oliver Harrison’s close childhood friend. Why is this arrogant charmer coming into focus, and what does the superhero team the Prestige have to do with it all? Oliver’s past continues to come back and haunt him as the latest chapter of VANISH unfolds!

MARKED 3D HALLOWEEN SPEC #1 (ONE-SHOT) CVR A (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
48 FC MATURE $8.99

Celebrate the holiday with a 3D RED-AND-BLUE GLASSES version of THE MARKED HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1 with an exclusive Halloween-themed cover and lovingly rendered, state-of-the-art full-color 3D throughout. Issue comes bagged and includes custom-printed glasses.

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GUNNING FOR RAMIREZ TP VOL 02 (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/5/22 192 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $19.99

“Ramon Perez has gone insane, and he would burn the whole country down to wage a bloodthirsty vendetta against the elusive rockstar repairman!

Suspected of being involved in the attack on Robotop, Jacques Ramirez is on the run as Falcon City’s most wanted man. When a mysterious character from his past reenters his life, he decides to flee the city in the company of Chelsea Tyler and Dakota Smith. But the men of the cartel do not forget or forgive. They will do absolutely everything in their power to find the man who betrayed them.

The long-awaited second installment of the GUNNING FOR RAMIREZ trilogy is here!”

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NEW MASTERS TP

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/5/22
192 FC SOFTCOVER $19.99

“Brace yourselves for an immersive science fiction tale sketched across the verdant plains and neon-lit cities of West Africa. It was a simple heist, they thought, but this motley crew of outcasts is soon caught in the middle of a struggle for control of an ancient alien artifact of immense power.

Collects NEW MASTERS #1-6”

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SKYBOUND PRESENTS AFTER SCHOOL TP VOL 01 (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/5/22
128 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $16.99

“Morals have eroded. Your kids are out of control. Skybound’s new horror anthology is going to teach those teens a lesson.

This very special collection includes four standalone cautionary tales soaked in blood and tears. Anxiety. Teen pregnancy. Behavioral disorders. Groupthink. The world seems like a frightening place. We’re here to show you just how true that is.

Remember: the good die young, but the bad die better.”

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ABOVE SNAKES #4 (OF 5) (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

Dirt confronts his past and the dreaded Dr. Tomb. It’s an old West shootout, but Dirt’s psyche is the shooting range. Is he at fault for what happens to those he loves? Is his life worth them dying? Plus, a talking vulture.

BONE ORCHARD BLACK FEATHERS #2 (OF 5) CVR A SORRENTINO (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“The new series in the shared horror universe of THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS continues!

Trish and Jackie continue to be pulled deeper into the fantasy world they’ve created. But the terrors of the real world are difficult to separate, and their teenage daydreams are proving to be equally dangerous.”

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LEGO NINJAGO GARMADON #5 (OF 5) CVR A VUONG & LEONI

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC $3.99

“MINISERIES FINALE

The Shocking Final Issue (for now)!

This one has it all! Motorcycles! Bears! The final showdown between Garmadon and Mogra!

No LEGO® NINJAGO® fan can afford to miss the game-changing ending to this issue!

LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations, the Minifigure and NINJAGO are trademarks and/or copyrights of the LEGO Group. ©2022 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.”

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PUBLIC DOMAIN #5 (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

After the bombshell revelation of the last issue, can the Dallas family come together to start this wild new chapter in their lives? Join CHIP ZDARSKY (Batman) as he teams up with hot new artist CHIP ZDARSKY (Detective Comics) on this hot new issue!

RADIANT BLACK #19 CVR A COSTA

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC $3.99

“NEW STORY ARC

A brand-new alien object has landed in Chicago. But what is it? And…why isn’t it doing anything? And in the wake of the shocking ending of the fight with EpicFront…who even is Radiant Black these days?”
RADIANT BLACK #19 CVR B RAMIREZ 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC $3.99 “NEW STORY ARC

A brand-new alien object has landed in Chicago. But what is it? And…why isn’t it doing anything? And in the wake of the shocking ending of the fight with EpicFront…who even is Radiant Black these days?

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER 2 #3 (OF 7) CVR B SURIANO

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC $3.99

Shirtless’s quest to find his birth parents leads to Ursa Major himself as the bear god stands revealed! Meanwhile, Silva goes on the hunt to find out who’s killing innocent bears. Has Shirtless finally succumbed to his anger?

SILVER COIN #15 CVR A WALSH (MR)

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

We first met Louis in 1978 at the scene of a concert fire where he found the Silver Coin. Then we saw him shortly after, at that diner that went up in flames. And again some years later, dead after a home invasion. So how did the ill-fated firefighter spend his time with the coin? Or rather: how did the coin spend him? The next chapter in the acclaimed horror anthology from MICHAEL WALSH, JAMES TYNION IV, STEPHANIE PHILLIPS, JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS, and PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE is out this month.

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SPAWN #335 CVR A TOLEDANO

Release Date: 10/19/22
FOC: 9/26/22
24 FC $2.99

SINN’s origin has been revealed. But what does that mean for the nature of the Hellspawns? And what can they still learn from the man that invented murder?

STILLWATER BY ZDARSKY & PEREZ #16 (MR) 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 The secret of the curse revealed!
WALKING DEAD DLX #49 CVR A FINCH & MCCAIG (MR) 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 Everything is different now. Where do Rick and Carl go from here?
WALKING DEAD DLX #49 CVR B ADLARD & MCCAIG (MR) 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 Everything is different now. Where do Rick and Carl go from here?
WALKING DEAD DLX #49 CVR C LOTAY (MR) 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 Everything is different now. Where do Rick and Carl go from here?
WALKING DEAD DLX #49 CVR D TEDESCO (MR) 10/19/22 9/26/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 Everything is different now. Where do Rick and Carl go from here?

LOVESICK #1 (OF 7) CVR A VECCHIO (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“MINISERIES PREMIERE

The LOVESICK CLUB is an exclusive, subscribers-only site on the dark web that offers the best in erotic and ultra-violent entertainment. There, matriarch Domino and her fellow dominatrixes punish and torture none other than their own loyal subscribers, many of whom pay good money to meet their end by her hand in front of a large, anonymous audience.

But in the eyes of her rage-filled haters, Domino is the MOTHER DEMON, a deranged succubus who oppresses men by turning them into her slaves. For this crime against men, she must be hunted down and PUNISHED.

AMERICAN JESUS REVELATION #1 (OF 3) CVR A MUIR (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“MINISERIES PREMIERE

The third and final volume of the MILLAR & GROSS Antichrist trilogy is finally here—and coming soon as a live-action horror series from Netflix!

The apocalypse is upon us: Satan is in the White House, and the returned Christ is all that stands between humanity and their enslavement in the New World Order.”
AMERICAN JESUS REVELATION #1 (OF 3) CVR B COKER (MR) 10/26/22 10/3/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99 “MINISERIES PREMIERE

The third and final volume of the MILLAR & GROSS Antichrist trilogy is finally here—and coming soon as a live-action horror series from Netflix!

The apocalypse is upon us: Satan is in the White House, and the returned Christ is all that stands between humanity and their enslavement in the New World Order.”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

NOCTERRA SPECIAL VAL (ONE-SHOT) CVR A DANIEL & MAIOLO (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“DARK VAL,” One-Shot

In this special one-shot featuring awesome art by FRANCIS MANAPUL (Clear, Justice League), Val reflects on her hard and sometimes merciless past in the wake of the shocking events at the conclusion of “Pedal to the Metal.” But when an unlikely ally reveals a way to find Val’s convoy and take them to Eos, Val must go against her every instinct in order to trust this new partner.”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

AGE OF BRONZE TP VOL 03 BETRAYAL PART 1 (NEW EDITION)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 9/5/22 176 FC SOFTCOVER $19.99 “IN COLOR for the first time! High King Agamemnon sails with his army to conquer Troy, laying waste along his path. Behind Troy’s city walls, squabbling intensifies among the Trojan leaders. On the brink of war, both sides agree to an embassy of peace. But what good is a peace embassy whose members are at odds with each other?

Collects AGE OF BRONZE #20-26”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

KILLADELPHIA TP VOL 04 END OF ALL (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 9/5/22
160 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $16.99

“Supernatural suspense and terrifying thrills as gods, monsters, witches, vampires, and werewolves face off! A new nightmare begins in the Eisner Award-nominated horror series from RODNEY BARNES, the writer behind such hit shows as Wu-Tang: An American Saga and STARZ’s American Gods, and JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, the artist who redefined SPAWN for a new generation.

As vampire queen Abigail Adams and necromancer Thomas Jefferson combine their might to devour the very heart of Philadelphia, James Sangster and their newfound werewolf allies make their final stand.

But more is at stake than they realize, and the plot twists even further as knights become traitors, kings become pawns, and new grandmasters emerge…

Welcome to the new ruling class—the immortal, the undead. Bow before your masters!

Collects KILLADELPHIA #19-24”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

SPAWN SCORCHED TP VOL 01

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 9/5/22
168 FC SOFTCOVER $9.99

“From the smash-hit new series from the SPAWN UNIVERSE: THE SCORCHED!

Hellspawns were never meant to work together. That kind of power is just too volatile, too dangerous. THE SCORCHED, however, have no other choice. They are the Hellspawns and Angels working together to save humanity from those that seek to enslave it: She-Spawn, Redeemer, Medieval, Gunslinger, and Reaper.

Collects THE SCORCHED #1-6”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 23

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 9/5/22
160 FC SOFTCOVER $16.99

“Welcome to a horrific world where the denizens of Rat City have all turned into Clowns! Meanwhile, NYX makes her journey to hell, where she stumbles across the man she abandoned there…REDEEMER!

Collects SPAWN #135-140”

20TH CENTURY MEN #3 (OF 6) CVR A MORIAN (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“The war rages on! Krylov, now embedded with the Iron Star’s forces, sees the brutality of battle up close! Can he make it out alive with his sanity intact? It’s a story that takes us from the deserts of Afghanistan to the United States capital—and all the way to Mars!

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

CREEPSHOW #2 (OF 5) CVR A BURNHAM (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“The Creep scares up two all-new standalone stories in this star-studded anthology based on the hit Shudder TV series.

DAVID & MARIA LAPHAM (STRAY BULLETS) terrify with the tale of a tree whose roots grew so deep they reached Hell…and the girl who sat beneath it.

STEVE FOXE (RAZORBLADES) and KELLEY JONES (Batman, Sandman) share the shocking story of legendary comic creator Sal Medina—and the dedicated fan who went too far.”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

EIGHT BILLION GENIES #6 (OF 8) CVR B RUGG (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“We’re now exploring the FIRST EIGHT YEARS after G-Day, the moment when everyone on Earth got a genie and one wish.

Humanity has found new ways to live. Come with us to explore the secrets of HOPE’S HOLLOW, TOMORROWVILLE, and the grooviest little town this side of Poughkeepsie…FUN CITY!

FLAWED #2 (OF 6) CVR A PRENZY (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22 32 FC MATURE $3.99

After torturing and publicly displaying the monstrous and seemingly immortal serial killer known only as the Skinwalker, Gem finds herself a target of Setham’s nefarious elite. Among them is the twisted Mr. Higgs, who doesn’t appreciate Gem jeopardizing the youth and riches the Skinwalker’s immortal blood provides him. Now, Gem faces overwhelming odds in a conflict that will force her to question her unconventional methods—and confront the looming traumas of her past.

ICE CREAM MAN #33 CVR B LIMON (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“NEW STORY ARC

“THE KIND OF STORY I WANT TO WRITE”
There’s the kind of story I want to write—and then there’s this story.

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

IMAGE 30TH ANNV ANTHOLOGY #7 (OF 12) (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
64 FC MATURE $5.99

Our all-star celebration of Image’s 30th anniversary continues with a new WYTCHES story from SCOTT SNYDER & JOCK! Plus: KIERON GILLEN & STEVE LIEBER begin a three-part serial with “Closer,” and JAY FAERBER unites eight artists for a NOBLE CAUSES reunion. This issue also features the latest installments of “The Blizzard” by GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI, “Red Stitches” by BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON, “Gehenna” by PATRICK KINDLON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG, “Hack/Slash vs. Image” by TIM SEELEY & STEFANO CASELLI, and “Dutch” by JOE CASEY & NATHAN FOX. And course, the continuation of “Billy Dogma” by DEAN HASPIEL and “Stupid Fresh Mess” by SKOTTIE YOUNG!

MAGIC ORDER 3 #4 (OF 6) CVR C TOCCHINI (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

Sasha Sanchez is a big, gruff leg-breaker and ball-breaker, but he also happens to be one of the most experienced wizards the Magic Order has ever known. Is he right to not trust Rosie Moonstone? And is he really going to murder a little girl based on a hunch?

OLD DOG #3 CVR B HENDERSON (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
24 FC MATURE $3.99

The exciting new action series by DECLAN SHALVEY continues with a brand-new mission.

Lynch returns to Russia in order to protect an old handler from his early CIA days. Retriever returns with him to uncover more secrets from Lynch’s past, but is she prepared for what she may find? Or worse, are they both too late…?

ROGUE SUN #8 CVR A VECCHIO

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC $3.99

Still reeling from the aftermath of his fight with Cataclysm, Dylan finds himself forging a new path, both at home and as a superhero. But with one poor decision comes bitter consequences…and the birth of a villain hellbent on revenge.

ROGUES GALLERY #4 CVR A SHALVEY (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
24 FC MATURE $3.99

“MINISERIES FINALE

With the dark truth revealed, Maisie must fight back if she is to survive Dodge’s deadly reenactment of Red Rogue Down. Every superhero has their origin story, and this is Maisie Wade’s. Prepare for a climactic showdown that will force Maisie to don the mask and batons and become the hero she has grown to despise. It’s Red Rogue vs. Jackdaw in this explosive final issue. Who lives is anyone’s guess.”
ROGUES GALLERY #4 CVR B FRANCAVILLA (MR) 10/26/22 10/3/22 24 FC MATURE $3.99 “MINISERIES FINALE

With the dark truth revealed, Maisie must fight back if she is to survive Dodge’s deadly reenactment of Red Rogue Down. Every superhero has their origin story, and this is Maisie Wade’s. Prepare for a climactic showdown that will force Maisie to don the mask and batons and become the hero she has grown to despise. It’s Red Rogue vs. Jackdaw in this explosive final issue. Who lives is anyone’s guess.”

SAVAGE DRAGON #264 CVR B RETRO 70S TRADE DRESS (RES) (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99 ”

“THE STORY OF PAUL!”

Paul Dragon’s secrets revealed! Malcolm’s father from another dimension has been something of a mystery man – but at long last – we’ll see how his story diverges from his Image Universe counterpart’s. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the past of this hallowed hero!”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

SPAWN SCORCHED #11 CVR B KEANE

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
24 FC $2.99

K’s identity has been revealed! And with his “plan” to save humanity at all costs laid out before the Scorched team, they realize it may be too late to stop him!

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

SINS OF BLACK FLAMINGO #5 (OF 5) (MR)

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC MATURE $3.99

“MINISERIES FINALE

Thorndike Scar has recovered his great treasure, but Harlow and Merrilee Pepper have each made their own plan to steal it out from under him. When the dust settles, who will survive, and what is the Black Flamingo willing to sacrifice to possess his fondest desire?

WHATS THE FURTHEST PLACE FROM HERE #10 CVR E 25 COPY INCV

Release Date: 10/26/22
FOC: 10/3/22
32 FC $3.99 “NEW STORY ARC

Sid’s story revealed! The game-changing second arc to one of the year’s biggest books starts here. Dark secrets are uncovered as we discover why Sid had to leave the Academy, where she went, and what she did. This issue has it all—a betrayal! A rescue! An escape! Some Daves! And the Strangers reveal a shocking truth!”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

ITS LONELY AT THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH TP (MR)

Release Date: 11/9/22
FOC: 9/5/22
120 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $12.99

Cartoonist ZOE THOROGOOD records six months of her own life as it falls apart in a desperate attempt to put it back together again in the only way she knows how. IT’S LONELY AT THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH is an intimate metanarrative that looks into the life of a selfish artist who must create for her own survival.

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

LASTMAN TP VOL 01

Release Date: 11/9/22
FOC: 9/5/22
416 PC SOFTCOVER $24.99

“The hit French fight comic comes to Skybound!

Adrian Velba has trained all year to fight in the Valley of the Kings’ legendary tournament. However, despite his ambition, he has no chance of winning. Not only is his partner unable to compete, but at 12 years old, Adrian is the longest of longshots. That is, until a mysterious, powerful stranger enters town, offering to join forces with Adrian. But who is Richard Aldana? And why in a world of magic does he rely solely on his fists?

The multi-volume, action-packed LASTMAN series starts here! Perfect for readers of INVINCIBLE and ULTRAMEGA!”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

TWIG TP VOL 01

Release Date: 11/9/22
FOC: 9/5/22 128 FC SOFTCOVER $16.99 “Eisner Award-winning I HATE FAIRYLAND and MIDDLEWEST writer SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist KYLE STRAHM (SPREAD, UNEARTH) come together for an epic fantasy adventure miniseries!

It’s the first day of Twig’s new job as a journeyer on a JEFF SMITH’s Bone-esque quest to save a The Dark Crystal/Labyrinth-style world. Join our hesitant hero for an inspiring and imaginative tale of hope, heartache, and determination to overcome insurmountable odds!

Collects TWIG #1-5”

ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS COMP TP VOL 01 (MR)

Release Date: 11/9/22
FOC: 9/5/22
260 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $19.99

“The original VS. title is back to reclaim its turf and introduce itself to a new world!

Eisner-losing duo CHRIS RYALL & ASHLEY WOOD return with this complete collection of their classic ZOMBIES VS. ROBOTS stories. Featuring old adventures, newly created tales of wonder, ZVR newspaper strips, artistic homages, a full cover gallery, and the bonus—and quite bogus—“Complete History of ZVR” essay by RYALL, too. Join us for the first time all over again!”

October 2022 Image Comics solicitations: Horror, fantasy, and Image Firsts

DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH TP VOL 04 (MR)

Release Date: 11/30/22
FOC: 9/5/22
152 FC SOFTCOVER MATURE $16.99

“For decades, the Department of Truth battled a secret war against its Soviet counterpart, the Ministry of Lies. Now, Cole Turner will have to face the consequences of his predecessors as the dark actions of the past unfurl before him…

The fourth arc of the Eisner-nominated THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH from JAMES TYNION IV (Something is Killing the Children) and MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy) is collected here!

Collects THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #18-22”


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