Alien: The Original Screenplay #2 (of 5)

Cristiano Seixas (W), Guilherme Balbi (A/Cover), Candice Han (C), and Walter Simonson (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The intercepted voice transmission has been interpreted—a dire warning . . . but is it too late? As the crew continues to survey the massive pyramid structure, they find an entrance. Who goes in, won’t come out alone . . .

• Adapted from the original 1976 screenplay by Dan O’Bannon (author of Moebius’s The Long Tomorrow, cowriter of Total Recall, writer/director of The Return of the Living Dead).

 

The Art of Rick and Morty Volume 2 HC & Deluxe HC

Albro Lundy (W), Justin Roiland (A), James McDermott (A), Jason Boesch (A),
Carlos Ortega (A), and Andrew DeLange (A)

On sale Nov 18
FC, 208 pages
$39.99
HC, 9” x 12”

On sale Nov 18
FC, 208 pages
$79.99
HC, 9” x 12”

This full-color hardcover artbook showcases the third and fourth seasons of the animated science-fiction adventures of everyone’s favorite alcoholic scientist and his grandson!

Rick and Morty are back, baby! They never even left! Reruns, dog! Streaming! Anyway, grab your portal gun and get back to exploring the creation of this beloved TV series with its comical characters and their interdimensional counterparts, wack-a-doo aliens, and far-out locations.

Dark Horse Books and Adult Swim offer another peek beneath the creators’ curtain with The Art of Rick and Morty Volume 2. More concept art! More creator commentary! More stuff!

• The deluxe edition features:
• An acetate sleeve with Rick and Morty’s silhouettes
• Gilded edges and a ribbon marker
• A glow-in-the-dark lithograph print
• Replicas of Rick’s iconic bumper stickers

 

Matt Kindt! Wilfredo Torres!

BANG! #3 (of 5)

Matt Kindt (W/Variant Cover), Wilfredo Torres (A/Cover), and Nayoung Kim (C)

On sale Sept 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Dr. Queen, scientist extraordinaire, is on the cutting edge of technology, industry, and—with the help of her telepathically controlled super car—terrorist butt kicking.

But when things go south in her attempt to take down a hacking supervillain’s diabolical plans, Queen finds that the lines between truth and fiction are blurred, and she’s drafted into a war to save reality itself.

“BANG! is a fun, twisty spy thriller with a great meta-twist.”—Jay Faerber

 

The official prequel series to the upcoming film!

Bill & Ted Are Doomed #1 (of 4)

Evan Dorkin (W), Roger Langridge (A/C/Variant Cover), and Evan Dorkin w/Sarah Dyer (Cover)

On sale Sept 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

After defeating the evil dictator De Nomolos in Bogus Journey in 1995, things aren’t looking as excellent as they should for either Bill and Ted or Wyld Stallyns. There’s tension in the band and worry at home. Bill and Ted’s obsessiveness with writing the one song to bring peace to the world is affecting their playing and their relationships with their families. The band is losing favor with fans and the future isn’t shaping up as they were all led to believe it would from past (and future) events. Desperate for a solution Bill and Ted burst in to announce their great idea to revive the band’s fortunes: A world tour to spread the love—and the rock, and the love of the rock—to the world.

 

BioWare: Stories and Secrets from 25 Years of Game Development HC

BioWare (W)

On sale Nov 10
FC, 320 pages
$49.99
HC, 9” x 12”

From BioWare’s isometric role-playing roots to its intense space operas and living worlds, chart the legendary game studio’s first 25 years in this massive retrospective. See what it took to make games in those wild early days. Pore over details of secret, canceled projects. Discover the genesis of beloved characters and games. Includes never-before-seen art and photos anchored by candid stories from developers past and present.

 

Evan Dorkin!

Blackwood: The Mourning After #4 (of 4)

Evan Dorkin (W), Veronica Fish (A/Cover), and Andy Fish (A/Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The Dark Wisdom conspiracy is revealed as the traitors make their move, and a sentient mass of interdimensional organ meat invades Dean Ogden’s funeral. Making matters weirder, Chimp Ho Tep is on the loose and out for revenge, even if it means harpooning a student or two. The fur flies—as does the flesh—in the fiery finale of our four-issue frightfest. Phew!

 

Criminal Macabre: The Big Bleed Out TP

Steve Niles (W) and Gyula Németh (A/Cover)

On sale Nov 18
FC, 96 pages
$19.99
TP, 7” x 10”

Supernatural detective Cal McDonald, found wandering the streets as a disheveled vagrant, is ripped from his self-imposed retirement to resume his monster-killing career.

But Cal is reluctant to return to the fray. What has the hard-bitten investigator so shaken? It’s a long story that begins with a beautiful woman who happens to be a vampire . . . and ends with a bang. Collects the four-issue miniseries.

“Niles [is] one of the greatest ‘monster comic’ writers of the last decade.”—Bloody Disgusting

 

Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins Library Edition Volume 1 HC

Matthew Colville (W), Jody Houser (W), Olivia Samson (A), Chris Northrop (C),
MSASSYK (C), and Hunter Bonyun (Cover)

On sale Nov 25
FC, 320 pages
$39.99
HC, 9” x 12”

What do a flirtatious bard, a clueless barbarian, a naïve druid, a pair of stealthy twins, a holy cleric, and a vengeful gunslinger all have in common? They’re not sure either, but one day they’ll become the heroes known as Vox Machina! Follow the main characters from the smash-hit series Critical Role as they team up for the first time, facing cults and curses in the revelation of their origins and the path that will lead them to glory . . . eventually.

The hit series Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins returns in this hardcover collection of series I and II, with ever-before-seen artwork! Fans won’t want to miss this beautiful collection.

New series based on the highly anticipated game!

 

Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Team #1 (of 4)

Cullen Bunn (W), Miguel Valderrama (A/Cover), and Jason Wordie (C)

On sale Sept 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Nadia, an assistant EMT for a privately-owned business known as Trauma Team International, is the sole survivor of a failed rescue mission turned shootout. After she agrees to continue work for an upcoming extraction mission, Nadia and her new team find themselves in an even more dangerous and life-threatening situation.

• Featuring the incredible creative team of writer Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Uncanny X-Men) and illustrator Miguel Valderrama (Giants)!

 

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Volume 3 TP

Hajime Touya (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 25
b&w, 208 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

The conclusion! Not only must Komaru defeat the remaining children of the Warriors of Hope, but also the last-ditch weapon of the adults . . . the massive Big Bang Monokuma! Does a horribly ordinary high school girl have what it takes to stop this mutually assured destruction between two generations . . . ?

 

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Volume 3 TP

Kuroki Q (W/A/Cover)

On sale Nov 4
b&w, 210 pages
$12.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

Despair is contagious . . . and so is death! Fed up with the lack of bloodthirst from his captives, Monokuma infects them with the Despair Disease. Afraid they could commit murder while not in their right mind, the sick students are quarantined . . . but the killing hasn’t stopped! The conclusion of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair . . . !

 

Frankenstein Undone #3 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Ben Stenbeck (A/Cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Purcell (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Pursuing his humanity in the unlikely company of arctic adventurers, the “monster” Frankenstein unwittingly becomes the pawn of an ancient cult! Meanwhile, unbeknownst to him, he’s been recognized as Viktor Frankenstein’s creation by a powerful local man whose influence might see him arrested . . . or worse!

 

Hellboy Holiday Ornament

On sale Oct 28
$29.99

Santa isn’t the only big red guy that loves the holidays! Now you can celebrate with Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. Based on the limited-edition Holiday Hellboy game piece from Mantic Games, this fully painted 3.75” x 3.25” ornament can be hung or displayed on a flat surface. The hell-iday season is here!

 

Hellsing Deluxe Edition Volume 2 HC

Kohta Hirano (W/A)

On sale Nov 18
b&w, 648 pages
$49.99
HC, 7”x 10”

The Hellsing Organization is under siege by the undead Nazi army of the Millennium Project, who are turning the London streets into rivers of blood. And with this murderous conflict at a fever pitch, the Vatican sees an opportunity to take down both Millennium and Hellsing in one swift stroke!

 

Hidden Society #3 (of 4)

Rafael Scavone (W), Rafael Albuquerque (A/Cover), Marcelo Costa (C), and Fabio Moon (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Our heroes face internal peril as one of their magical members struggles to learn a necessary spell from the grimoire, and unknowing police attempt to stop them from saving the world.

 

The Neil Gaiman Library Volume 2 HC

Neil Gaiman (W), Michael Zulli (A), Mark Buckingham (A), John Bolton (A), Colleen Doran (A), Chris Blythe (C), and Fábio Moon (Cover)

On sale Nov 11
FC, 240 pages
$49.99
HC, 8” x 12”

In these four essential Gaiman tales, a group of friends search for a mysterious circus that is either a dream or nightmare, a string of bizarre occult events befall strangers from all walks of life, a woman is given the gift of a Harlequin’s heart, and a young boy is followed by monsters and regrets that last a lifetime.

Collects the full graphic novels The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch, Likely Stories, Harlequin Valentine, and Troll Bridge in a single deluxe hardcover volume.

 

Noir: A Collection of Crime Comics HC

Brian Azzarello (W), Jeff Lemire (W/A), Ed Brubaker (W), Dean Motter (W/A), Chris Offutt (W), Alex de Campi (W), M.K. Perker (W/A), Paul Grist (W/A), Rick Geary (W), Ken Lizzi (W), Gary Phillips (W), Kano (A), Stefano Gaudino (A), Hugo Petrus (A), Joëlle Jones (A), Eduardo Barreto (A), Sean Phillips (A), Gabriel Bá (A), and Fábio Moon (A)

On sale Nov 25
b&w, 104 pages
$19.99
HC, 7” x 10”

Murder, passion, and criminal enterprise are presented here at their darkest, directly from the most talented writers and artists in crime comics! In these thirteen pitch-black noir stories, you’ll find deadly conmen and embittered detectives converging on femme fatales and accidental murderers, all presented in sharp black and white by masters of the craft.

Featuring stories by Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, and many more of crime comics’ top talent!

• The original collection, now presented at full comics size!

• Thirteen crime stories in one collection, written and illustrated by masters of crime comics.

 

Octopath Traveler: The Complete Guide HC

Square Enix (W)

On sale Nov 18
FC, 224 pages
$39.99
HC, 8 1/2″ x 12”

Explore every corner of Orsterra with the help of this complete guide which includes insight and explanation of the main narrative as well as boss strategies for each of the games’ eight protagonists! Dive deeper with detailed environment maps, subquest information, and beautiful illustrations that fully realize Octopath Traveler’s HD-2D graphics with exclusive explanations and commentary from the development team.

Dark Horse Books and Square Enix present a faithful localization of the original Japanese volume, offered in English for the first time! Whether you’re a first-time player or looking to take your game to one hundred percent completion, this guide book is not to be missed!

PICK UP WHERE SEASON 2 LEFT OFF!

 

The Orville #1: Launch Day (Part 1 of 2)

David A. Goodman (W) David Cabeza (A/Cover), and Michael Atiyeh (C)

On sale Sept 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

When seemingly hostile Krill ships cross into Union space, the Orville intercepts. Captain Mercer learns they are en route to a planet that left the Union decades ago under mysterious circumstances. Scans have discovered a moon-sized construct above the planet, and the Krill intend a preemptive strike against the presumed weapon. But is it?

• Written by The Orville executive producer David A. Goodman!

 

Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #4 (of 6)

Jeff Lemire (W), Tonci Zonjic (A/Cover), and Daniel Warren Johnson w/Mike Spicer (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

With mayor-hopeful and once-superhero Tex Reed in the clutches of a homicidal maniac, both the police and the violent vigilante Skulldigger are one step behind and on a collision course with disaster.

 

Spy Island #1 (of 4)

Chelsea Cain (W), Elise McCall (A), Rachelle Rosenberg (C), and Lia Miternique (Cover, Variant Cover, and Second Edition Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Super spy Nora Freud (no relation) has a plum assignment. She’s stationed on a tropical island. Her mission? Keep an eye on things. Her problem? The island is on the lip of the Bermuda Triangle, where anything can happen. Her other problem? This particular island is a den of intrigue, populated by spies, tourists, and evil villains set on global domination.

Spy Island is a four-issue special limited series by the creative team that brought you Man-Eaters.

• New comics series from New York Times best-selling author Chelsea Cain!

 

Terror at Camp Know Where!

Stranger Things: Science Camp #1 (of 4)

Jody Houser (W), Edgar Salazar (P), Keith Champagne (I), Marissa Louise (C), Viktor Kalvachev (Cover), Kyle Lambert (Variant Cover), and Francisco Ruiz (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Dustin arrives at Camp Know Where to navigate the new social hierarchy without the support of his Hawkins adventuring party. While also faced with nerdy bullies, a new menace haunts the young scientists and camp counselors. A mysterious figure with sinister intent arrives to disrupt the serene woodland scene. The solution won’t take rocket science, but Dustin will have to get on the same wavelength as the other campers before tensions reach a boiling point.

• Comic book tie-in for Netflix’s hit show, Stranger Things!

 

Gerard Way! Shaun Simon! Gabriel Bá!

Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look like Death #1 (of 6)

Gerard Way (W), Shaun Simon (W), I.N.J. Culbard (A/Variant Cover), Gabriel Bá (Cover), and Leo Romero with Jordie Bellaire (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The first The Umbrella Academy spin off series! When 18-year-old Séance gets himself kicked out of the Umbrella Academy, and his allowance discontinued by Hargreeves, he takes to a place where his ghoulish talents will be appreciated––Hollywood. After a magical high on a vampire-drug-lord’s stash, Klaus needs help, and doesn’t have his siblings there to save him.

• Séance gets his own miniseries!

• From Gerard Way and Shaun Simon of the The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys!

 

The Toys of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe HC

Val Staples (W) and “Pixel” Dan Eardley (W)

On sale Nov 25
FC, 712 pages
$59.99
HC, 9” x 12”

A massive, 700-plus-page, full-color hardcover chronicling the quintessential toys of He-Man, She-ra, and the other Masters of the Universe! This compendium is the perfect addition to any toy fan’s collection. By the power of Grayskull, you have the power!

 

Will Destroy the Galaxy for Cash TP

Yahtzee Croshaw (W)

On sale Nov 4
b&w, 288 pages
$12.99
TP, 6” x 9”

With the age of heroic star pilots and galactic villains completely killed by quantum teleportation, the ex-star pilot currently named Dashford Pierce is struggling to find his identity in a changing universe.

Then, a face from his past returns and makes him an offer he can’t refuse: take part in just one small, slightly illegal, heist, and not only will he have the means to start the new life he craves, but also save his childhood hero from certain death.

What could go wrong? If you need to ask—you don’t know Dashford Pierce.

Will Destroy the Galaxy for Cash is the follow up tale to Will Save the Galaxy for Food from the mind of writer Yahtzee Croshaw (Mogworld, Jam, Differently Morphous).

 

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

More exciting products from one of this generation’s most acclaimed RPGs. These enamel pins and keychains are inspired by the iconic characters that wear them.

On sale Sept 9
Sold individually at $9.99 each

The School of the Wolf
The most recognized Witcher school and the training grounds of the white wolf himself, Geralt of Rivia. Witchers that proudly display this symbol are known for their professionalism and reliability in monster slaying.

Yennefer Medallion
Representing a symbol of magic, this medallion is as iconic as the woman that wears it. Geralt’s true love: the beautiful and deadly sorceress, Yennefer of Vengerberg.

Triss Medallion
Proudly proclaim you are “Team Triss” by displaying the medallion of the legendary Temerian sorceress and intimately close friend of Geralt, Triss Merigold of Maribor.

Each enamel pin measures at 1.5” tall
Each enamel keychain measures at 1.75” tall

 

 

 

X-Ray Robot #2 (of 4)

Michael Allred (W/A/Cover), Laura Allred (C), David Rubín (Variant Cover)

On sale Sept 30
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

After meeting his robotic 277-year-old self, Max learns about the incoming threat of the Ultimate Nihlist, a villain determined to take all life to its “Pre–Big Bang” status, leading Max and the robot to travel through different timelines to protect reality and mankind.

“One of the best cartoonists in all of comics has done it again! X-Ray Robot is another Allred homerun!!” —Brian Michael Bendis

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Alien: The Original Screenplay #2 (of 5) Cristiano Seixas (W), Guilherme Balbi (A/Cover), Candice Han (C), and Walter Simonson (Variant Cover) On sale Sept 2 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries The intercepted voice transmission has been interpreted—a dire warning . . . but is it too late? As the crew continues to survey the...