THE FAMILY TRADE #1

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN, NIKKI RYAN
ART / COVER: MORGAN BEEM

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

“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.

The Family Trade #1

MAESTROS #1

STORY: STEVE SKROCE
ART / COVER: DAVE STEWART, STEVE SKROCE

OCTOBER 18 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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? From STEVE SKROCE, the storyboard artist of The Matrix trilogy, the artist and co-creator of WE STAND ON GUARD and Doc Frankenstein, the writer / artist of Wolverine, and the artist of Amazing Spider-Man and ALAN MOORE’s YOUNGBLOOD.

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ATOMAHAWK #0

STORY: DONNY CATES
ART / COVER: IAN BEDERMAN, TAYLOR ESPOSITO

OCTOBER 11 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $5.99

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!”

Atomahawk #0

CUTTER TP

STORY: ROBERT NAPTON, SEAMUS KEVIN FAHEY
ART: CHRISTIAN DIBARI, MAAN HOUSE
COVER: CHRISTIAN DIBARI

OCTOBER 18 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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. From television writer SEAMUS KEVIN FAHEY (Battlestar Galactica, The Following) and comic writer ROBERT NAPTON (SON OF MERLIN), with art by acclaimed horror artists CHRISTIAN DIBARI & MAAN HOUSE. Collects CUTTER #1-4

Cutter TP

GOD COMPLEX #1

STORY: BRYAN LIE, PAUL JENKINS
ART / COVER: HENDRY PRASETYA

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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. From writer PAUL JENKINS (Inhumans, Wolverine: Origin) and artist HENDRY PRASETYA (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) comes a unique vision of a digital future powered by mythological gods.

God Complex #1

GOLGOTHA OGN

STORY: MATT HAWKINS, RYAN HILL
ART: YUKI SAEKI
COVER: RAFFAELE IENCO

OCTOBER 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

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.

Golgotha Ogn

HACK/SLASH: RESURRECTION #1

STORY: TINI HOWARD
ART: CELOR, K. MICHAEL RUSSELL
COVER: TIM SEELEY
VARIANT COVER: JIM RUGG, STEFANO CASELLI

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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!

Hack/Slash: Resurrection #1Hack/Slash: Resurrection #1

I HATE FAIRYLAND: I HATE IMAGE SPECIAL EDITION

STORY / ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: SKOTTIE YOUNG

OCTOBER 04 / 48 PAGES / FC / M / $5.99

“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!

I Hate Fairyland: I Hate Image Special Edition

PAPER GIRLS, BOOK ONE HC

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART: CLIFF CHIANG, MATT WILSON
COVER: CLIFF CHIANG

NOVEMBER 01 / 320 PAGES / FC / T+ / $34.99

From BRIAN K. VAUGHAN, New York Times bestselling writer of SAGA, and CLIFF CHIANG, legendary artist of Wonder Woman, 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!

Paper Girls, Book One HC

PLASTIC TP

STORY: DOUG WAGNER
ART: DANIEL HILLYARD, LAURA MARTIN
COVER: ANDREW ROBINSON

OCTOBER 18 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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. Writer DOUG WAGNER teams up with artists DANIEL HILLYARD and LAURA MARTIN for a chilling new crime series that ROBERT KIRKMAN reviewed by stating, “This is the weirdest s**t I’ve ever read. I love it!” Collects PLASTIC #1-5

Plastic TP

REDNECK, VOL. 1: DEEP IN THE HEART TP

STORY: DONNY CATES
ART / COVER: DEE CUNNIFFE, LISANDRO ESTHERREN

OCTOBER 25 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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

Redneck, Vol. 1: Deep In The Heart TP

SLOTS #1

STORY / ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: DAN PANOSIAN

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW SERIES 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.

Slots #1

UNDERWINTER: A FIELD OF FEATHERS #1

STORY / ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: RAY FAWKES

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

NEW STORY A family is torn apart by a terrible curse. This horrifying new volume in the world of the critically acclaimed UNDERWINTER features lush, fully painted artwork by RAY FAWKES, named by Paste Magazine as one of the “ten best comic artists of 2017.”

Underwinter: A Field Of Feathers #1

UNDERWINTER, VOL. 1: SYMPHONY TP

STORY / ART / COVER: RAY FAWKES

OCTOBER 25 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

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

Underwinter, Vol. 1: Symphony TP

WARFRAME #1

STORY: MATT HAWKINS, RYAN CADY
ART: STUDIO HIVE
COVER: STJEPAN SEJIC

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

The critically acclaimed 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…

Warframe #1

ANGELIC #2

STORY: SIMON SPURRIER
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: CASPAR WIJNGAARD

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

“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!

Angelic #2

BIRTHRIGHT #27

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: ADRIANO LUCAS, ANDREI BRESSAN

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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

Birthright #27

BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #5

STORY: BASSEY NYAMBI, EYANG NYAMBI, JON TSUEI, MATT FRACTION, NYAMBI NYAMBI
ART: ELSA CHARRETIER
COVER: VALENTINE DE LANDRO

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

DeCONNICK & DE LANDRO PRESENT: 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.

Bitch Planet: Triple Feature #5

BLACK MAGICK #9

STORY: GREG RUCKA
ART / COVER: NICOLA SCOTT
VARIANT COVER: CLIFF CHIANG

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Black Magick #9

THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: TOMM COKER

NOVEMBER 15 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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

The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 TP

BLACK SCIENCE #32

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: MATTEO SCALERA, MORENO DINISIO
VARIANT COVER: JAMES HARREN, MIKE HAWTHORNE

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

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BLACK SCIENCE PREMIERE, VOL. 2: TRANSCENDENTALISM HC

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART: MATTEO SCALERA, MORENO DINISIO
COVER: MATTEO SCALERA

DECEMBER 13 / 400 PAGES / FC / M / $49.99

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

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BLOOD STAIN, VOL. 3 TP

STORY / ART / COVER: LINDA SEJIC

OCTOBER 04 / 128 PAGES / FC / T+ / $16.99

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.

Blood Stain, Vol. 3 TP

CANNIBAL, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: BRIAN BUCCELLATO, JENNIFER YOUNG
ART / COVER: MATIAS BERGARA

OCTOBER 04 / 120 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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

Cannibal, Vol. 2 TP

COPPERHEAD #15

STORY: JAY FAERBER
ART: DREW MOSS, RON RILEY
COVER / VARIANT COVER: RON RILEY, SCOTT GODLEWSKI

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The search for Sheriff Clara Bronson begins…

Copperhead #15

CROSSWIND #5

STORY: GAIL SIMONE
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: CAT STAGGS

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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!

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CURSE WORDS #9

STORY: CHARLES SOULE
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: RYAN BROWNE

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Curse Words #9

DEADLY CLASS, VOL. 6 TP

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: WES CRAIG

NOVEMBER 08 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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. Don’t miss the darkest and most revealing chapter of RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG’s smash-hit series DEADLY CLASS. Collects DEADLY CLASS #27-31

Deadly Class, Vol. 6 TP

DESCENDER #25

STORY: JEFF LEMIRE
ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN
VARIANT COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN, JEFF LEMIRE

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

“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! Each issue in this arc will have variant covers featuring one new section of a dazzling interlocking image jam drawn by both JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN!

Descender #25

THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #5

STORY / ART / COVER: HOWARD CHAYKIN

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

The Divided States Of Hysteria #5

THE DYING AND THE DEAD #8

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM

NOVEMBER 01 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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

The Dying And The Dead #8

ELSEWHERE #3

STORY: JAY FAERBER
ART / COVER: RON RILEY, SUMEYYE KESGIN
VARIANT COVER: MAHMUD A. ASRAR, RON RILEY, SUMEYYE KESGIN

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

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

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EXTREMITY #7

STORY / ART / COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
COLORS: MIKE SPICER
VARIANT COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, MIKE SPICER

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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

Extremity #7

GASOLINA #2

STORY: SEAN MACKIEWICZ
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: MAT LOPES, NIKO WALTER

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

Gasolina #2

GENERATION GONE #4

STORY: ALES KOT, ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO, CHRIS O’HALLORAN

OCTOBER 18 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Escalation.

Generation Gone #4

GENIUS: CARTEL #3 (OF 5)

STORY: ADAM FREEMAN, MARC BERNARDIN
ART / COVER: ROSI KAMPE

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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?

Genius: Cartel #3 (Of 5)

GHOST STATION ZERO #3

STORY: ANTONY JOHNSTON
ART / COVER: SHARI CHANKHAMMA
VARIANT COVER: ROBIN HOELZEMANN

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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?!

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GLITTERBOMB: THE FAME GAME #2 (OF 4)

STORY: JIM ZUB
ART: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN, K. MICHAEL RUSSELL
COVER: DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN
VARIANT COVER: K. MICHAEL RUSSELL, SEAN IZAAKSE

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

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GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #6 (OF 6)

STORY / ART / COVER: JIM MAHFOOD
VARIANT COVER: ERIC CANETE, JIM MAHFOOD

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

MINI-SERIES FINALE 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. Plus, a variant cover by artistic sensation ERIC CANETE!

Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks #6 (Of 6)

THE HARD PLACE #3 (OF 5)

STORY: DOUG WAGNER
ART: NIC RUMMEL
COVER: BRIAN STELFREEZE
VARIANT COVER: BRIAN STELFREEZE, NIC RUMMEL

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

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HORIZON #15

STORY: BRANDON THOMAS
ART / VARIANT COVER: JUAN GEDEON, MIKE SPICER
COVER: JASON HOWARD

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

Horizon #15

I HATE FAIRYLAND, VOL. 3: GOOD GIRL TP

STORY / ART / COVER: SKOTTIE YOUNG

OCTOBER 18 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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 fan-favorite cartoonist SKOTTIE YOUNG continues. Collects I HATE FAIRYLAND #11-15

I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 3: Good Girl TP 

IMAGE+ #2

OCTOBER 25 / 80 PAGES / FC / E / $1.99

WYTCHES continues with chapter two of the “BAD EGG” arc, plus the second of ED PISKOR’s “IMAGE OF YOUTH” strips, and beginning this issue: an all-new ATOMAHAWK serial by DONNY CATES, IAN BEDERMAN & TAYLOR ESPOSITO. IMAGE+ remains your number one source for news and information about Image Comics, and now’s the perfect time to get in on the ground floor. IMAGE+ is once again available for the low, low price of FREE for anyone already purchasing a copy of Diamond’s Previews.

Image+ #2

INVINCIBLE #141

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART / COVER: NATHAN FAIRBAIRN, RYAN OTTLEY

OCTOBER 18 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

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

Invincible #141

KILL OR BE KILLED #13

STORY: ED BRUBAKER
ART: ELIZABETH BREITWEISER, SEAN PHILLIPS
COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

OCTOBER 18 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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. BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS’ multiple Eisner-nominated series keeps racing from hit to hit in this action-packed third arc!

Kill Or Be Killed #13

KILL THE MINOTAUR #5

STORY: CHRIS PASETTO, CHRISTIAN CANTAMESSA
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU, LUKAS KETNER

OCTOBER 18 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

Kill The Minotaur #5

KINGSMAN: THE RED DIAMOND #2 (OF 6)

STORY: ROB WILLIAMS
ART: SIMON FRASER
COVER: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
VARIANT COVER: RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, SIMON FRASER

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

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LAZARUS: X+66 #4 (OF 6)

STORY: ERIC TRAUTMANN, GREG RUCKAL
ART: ALITHA MARTINEZ
COVER: MICHAEL LARK

OCTOBER 25 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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? Art by ALITHA MARTINEZ (Black Panther: World of Wakanda, Iron Man, Foreign)

Lazarus: X+66 #4 (Of 6)

MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #3 (OF 15)

STORY / ART / COVER: MATT WAGNER

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Legendary creator 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. 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.

Mage: The Hero Denied #3 (Of 15)

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

STORY / ART / COVER: MATT WAGNER
INKS: SAM KIETH

OCTOBER 18 / 200 PAGES / FC / T+ / $19.99

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. This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator MATT WAGNER’s emergence as a powerful storyteller.

Mage, Book One: The Hero Discovered, Vol. 2 TP

MANIFEST DESTINY #32

STORY: CHRIS DINGESS
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: MATTHEW ROBERTS, OWEN GIENI

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

Manifest Destiny #32

MOONSTRUCK #4

STORY: GRACE ELLIS
ART: KATE LETH, SHAE BEAGLE
COVER: SHAE BEAGLE

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99

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?? Oh man, honestly, I would cross my fingers for them if I were you.

Moonstruck #4

MOTOR CRUSH #7

STORY: BABS TARR, BRENDEN FLETCHER, CAMERON STEWART
ART: BABS TARR, JAKE WYATT
COVER: BABS TARR

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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

Motor Crush #7

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #31

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART / COVER: ELIZABETH BREITWEISER, PAUL AZACETA

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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!

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #31

PAPER GIRLS #16

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART: CLIFF CHIANG, MATT WILSON
COVER: CLIFF CHIANG

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

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.

Paper Girls #16

PLANETOID, VOL. 2: PRAXIS TP

STORY / ART / COVER: KEN GARING

OCTOBER 04 / 160 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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

Planetoid, Vol. 2: Praxis TP

POSTAL #24

STORY: BRYAN HILL
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: ISAAC GOODHART

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

Postal #24

RAT QUEENS, VOL. 4: HIGH FANTASIES TP

STORY: KURTIS J. WIEBE
ART / COVER: OWEN GIENI

OCTOBER 11 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

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

Rat Queens, Vol. 4: High Fantasies TP

THE REALM #2

STORY: SETH M. PECK
ART: JEREMY HAUN
COVER: JEREMY HAUN, NICK FILARDI
VARIANT COVER: JEFF LEMIRE, JEREMY HAUN, NICK FILARDI

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

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REDLANDS #3

STORY / ART: JORDIE BELLAIRE, VANESA DEL REY
COVER: VANESA DEL REY

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

Redlands #3

REGRESSION #5

STORY: CULLEN BUNN
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: DANNY LUCKERT, MARIE ENGER

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

Regression #5

RETCON #2

STORY: MATT NIXON
ART / COVER: TOBY CYPRESS

OCTOBER 11 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Retcon #2

RINGSIDE #13

STORY: JOE KEATINGE
ART: NICK BARBER, SIMON GOUGH
COVER: IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Ringside #13

ROCKET GIRL #10

STORY: BRANDON MONTCLARE
ART / COVER: AMY REEDER

OCTOBER 04 / 24 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

“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.

Rocket Girl #10

ROCKSTARS #8

STORY: JOE HARRIS
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: MEGAN HUTCHISON

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Rockstars #8

ROYAL CITY #6

STORY / ART / COVER: JEFF LEMIRE
VARIANT COVER: JEFF LEMIRE, JEFFREY BROWN

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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. 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).

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SACRED CREATURES #4

STORY: KLAUS JANSON, PABLO RAIMONDI
ART / COVER: PABLO RAIMONDI
VARIANT COVER: KLAUS JANSON, RYAN SOOK

OCTOBER 11 / 56 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

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!

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SAGA #48

STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

END OF STORY ARC Ghüs and Squire have an adventure.

Saga #48

SAVAGE DRAGON #228

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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! This one comes with our highest possible recommendation!

Savage Dragon #228

SCALES & SCOUNDRELS #2

STORY: SEBASTIAN GIRNER
ART / COVER: GALAAD

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99

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”?!

Scales & Scoundrels #2

SEVEN TO ETERNITY, VOL. 2 TP

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART: JAMES HARREN, JEROME OPEÑA
COVER: JEROME OPEÑA, MATT HOLLINGSWORTH

OCTOBER 11 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $16.99

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? RICK REMENDER & JEROME OPEÑA’s smash-hit dark fantasy series returns for its second chapter! Collects SEVEN TO ETERNITY #5-9

Seven To Eternity, Vol. 2 TP

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER! #5 (OF 5)

STORY: JODY LEHEUP, SEBASTIAN GIRNER
ART: MIKE SPICER, NIL VENDRELL
COVER: ANDREW ROBINSON
VARIANT COVER: JEROME OPEÑA, NIL VENDRELL

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

MINI-SERIES FINALE This is it! The heart-stopping conclusion to the greatest comic saga of our time. 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?

Shirtless Bear-Fighter! #5 (Of 5)Shirtless Bear-Fighter! #5 (Of 5)Shirtless Bear-Fighter! #5 (Of 5)

SOUTHERN CROSS #16

STORY / COVER / VARIANT COVER: BECKY CLOONAN
ART: ANDY BELANGER, LEE LOUGHRIDGE

NOVEMBER 08 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

Southern Cross #16

SPAWN #279

STORY: DARRAGH SAVAGE, JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
ART / COVER: JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $2.99

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

Spawn #279

SPREAD #22

STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN
ART: FELIPE SOBREIRO, JOHN BIVENS
COVER: FELIPE SOBREIRO, KYLE STRAHM

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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.

Spread #22

SPY SEAL #3

STORY / ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: RICH TOMMASO

OCTOBER 18 / 24 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

“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.

Spy Seal #3

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #29

STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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

Stray Bullets: Sunshine & Roses #29

STREET ANGEL: SUPERHERO FOR A DAY HC

STORY: BRIAN MARUCA, JIM RUGG
ART / COVER: JIM RUGG

OCTOBER 25 / 40 PAGES / FC / T / $19.99

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

Street Angel: Superhero For A Day HC

VIOLENT LOVE #9

STORY: FRANK J. BARBIERE
ART / COVER: VICTOR SANTOS

OCTOBER 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

CHAPTER 9: “Pretty Little Tragedy”

Violent Love #9

THE WALKING DEAD #172

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, CLIFF RATHBURN, STEFANO GAUDIANO
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD, DAVE STEWART

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

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

The Walking Dead #172

THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 14 HC

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, CLIFF RATHBURN, STEFANO GAUDIANO
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD, DAVE STEWART

OCTOBER 11 / 296 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

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

The Walking Dead, Book 14 HC

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL. 7 HC

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, CLIFF RATHBURN, STEFANO GAUDIANO
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD, DAVE STEWART

NOVEMBER 01 / 560 PAGES / FC / M / $100.00

This deluxe hardcover includes 24 issues of the hit 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

The Walking Dead Omnibus, Vol. 7 HC

WAYWARD #24

STORY: JIM ZUB
ART / COVER: STEVEN CUMMINGS, TAMRA BONVILLAIN
VARIANT COVER: ERIC KIM, ROYCE “FOORAY” SOUTHERLAND, STEVEN CUMMINGS

OCTOBER 25 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

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!

Wayward #24Wayward #24

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #32

STORY: KIERON GILLEN
ART / COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE, MATT WILSON
VARIANT COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE, MATT WILSON, NOELLE STEVENSON

OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“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.

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YOUNGBLOOD #6

STORY: CHAD BOWERS
ART / COVER: JIM TOWE
VARIANT COVER: ROB LIEFELD

OCTOBER 04 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

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.

Youngblood #6

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THE FAMILY TRADE #1 STORY: JUSTIN JORDAN, NIKKI RYAN ART / COVER: MORGAN BEEM OCTOBER 11 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99 “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...