HARLEY QUINN & POISON IVY #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS September 4, 2019
(W) Jody Houser
(A) Adriana Melo
(CA) Elena Casagrande
Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy are taking their show on the road in this new miniseries! They’ll have to evade villains and heroes alike while they explore their relationship and unpack their time and experiences at Sanctuary. Set after the events of HEROES IN CRISIS and smack in the middle of “Year of the Villain,” it’s a journey across the DC Universe that will change their friendship forever…if they live that long!
OCTOBER FACTION #1
IDW PUBLISHING September 4, 2019
(W) Steve Niles
(A) Damien Worm
Celebrating the upcoming Netflix series, this special edition of re-presents the debut adventure of the Allan family! Written by master of modern horror Steve Niles (Kick-Ass, 30 Days of Night) with mind-blowing art by superstar Damien Worm (Dark Souls) and features a behind-the-scenes look that digs deep into the creation of these terrifying monster-hunts-because sometimes crazy is the glue that binds a family together!
RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA #1
DYNAMITE September 4, 2019
(W) Jordie Bellaire
(A) Drew Moss
(CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
The first ONGOING series, co-starring The Daughter of Drakulon and The She-Devil With A Sword! From Eisner winner JORDIE BELLAIRE (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Redlands) and DREW MOSS (Star Wars) comes a saga spanning space and time, filled with horror, adventure, mystery and murder!
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1
BOOM! STUDIOS September 4, 2019
(W) James Tynion IV
(A/CA) Werther Dell’Edera
GLAAD Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (Memetic, Batman: Detective Comics) teams with artist Werther Dell’Edera (Briggs Land) for an all-new limited series about staring into the abyss to find your worst fears staring back.
When the children of Archer’s Peak begin to go missing, everything seems hopeless. Most children never return, but the ones that do have terrible stories-impossible stories of terrifying creatures that live in the shadows.
Their only hope of finding and eliminating the threat is the arrival of a mysterious stranger, one who believes the children and claims to see what they can see.
Her name is Erica Slaughter. She kills monsters. That is all she does, and she bears the cost because it MUST be done.
STAR WARS JEDI FALLEN ORDER DARK TEMPLE #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS September 4, 2019
(W) Matthew Rosenberg
(A) Paolo Villanelli
(CA) Marco Checchetto
IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN’T UNDERSTAND – A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES!
Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order™ the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars™ title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA on their most dangerous mission yet. The Jedi Council has sent them to the remote planet Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a mysterious temple that has been uncovered. But they will come to find that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than the mysteries within it. Clandestine local resistance forces and ruthless corporate security troops in a war for the fate of Ontotho – and the Jedi are caught in the middle!
WEB OF BLACK WIDOW #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS September 4, 2019
(W) Jody Houser
(A) Stephen Mooney
(CA) Jung-Geun Yoon
BLACK WIDOW: YEAR ONE!
One of Marvel Comics’ longest-running female heroes finally gets her due! Natasha Romanoff is the deadliest spy in the Marvel Universe and the beating heart of the Avengers. But when a mysterious figure starts exploiting her past, the Widow may have to go back to Black – and off the grid. Who can she trust in this web of deceit? And more importantly – can her friends trust her? Don’t miss the spy tale of the century!
DYNAMITE September 11, 2019
(W) Leah Williams
(A) Daniel Maine
(CA) Clayton Crain
Chastity Jack has been kidnapped, to the great misfortune of her kidnappers. She, along with a dozen other young women, arrive at an audition for a prestigious New York City burlesque act hoping to land a coveted spot in the popular show. When they wake up in chains on a spooky cruise ship in the middle of nowhere, they’re congratulated on joining the cast. Realizing they’ve been drugged and kidnapped by human traffickers, Chastity Jack declines the offer. Grindhouse-style.
KING THOR #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS September 11, 2019
(W) Jason Aaron
(A/CA) Esad Ribic
SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY!
The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER series that kicked off one of the most epic runs in Marvel history are back together for one last ride with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a broken realm and a dying universe, as he stood in battle against the Butcher of Gods, wielder of All-Black the Necrosword. Now that nefarious blade has returned, in the hands of Thor’s all-time greatest enemy – his brother, Loki – for one final, cataclysmic showdown. Behold the book no comics fan should miss – the celebration of the end of a truly Marvelous era.
TREES THREE FATES #1 (OF 5)
IMAGE COMICS September 11, 2019
(W) Warren Ellis
(A/CA) Jason Howard
“A uniquely exciting read.” -IGN
The acclaimed series from WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD-which is currently being adapted for television-returns with a brand-new story of murder and ghosts!
In the remote Russian village of Toska, there’s a dead body by the leg of the Tree that landed eleven years ago. Police sergeant Klara Voranova, still haunted by that day, has no idea how this murder will change everything-nor what awaits her in the Tree’s shadow.
MYTHOS COMICS September 11, 2019
(W) Jim Eckels
(A/CA) Emmanuel Bazin
A new monthly series where Vampires rule Sin City…
The biggest hush-hush in Vegas is that the Sanctus Hotel & Casino is run by vampires, and Julian Smith is their personal cleaner. As Head of Guest Services, he makes sure these secrets stay buried with their unluckier guests while keeping the rest of the clientele healthy, bappy, and coming back for more.
It’s just another night on the job for Julian Smith, driving his boss’s girl to her next flesh gig. Things get messy when Sara decides to devour a handsy pack of frat boys. Sigh. No rest for the wicked… or their employees. It’s gonna be a long night.
ARCHIE 1955 #1 (OF 5)
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS September 18, 2019
(W) Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn
(A) Tom Grummett
(CA) Audrey Mok
BRAND NEW SERIES from the writing team that brought you ARCHIE: 1941! Can a rocking teenager from a small, sleepy town find fame and fortune through this new phenomenon called “rock and roll”? When Archie Andrews proves to a local DJ that he’s got the makings of a hip-shaking stardom, he begins an ascent to fame that will carry with it both triumph and tragedy.
ETHER DISAPPEARANCE OF VIOLET BELL #1 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS September 18, 2019
(W) Matt Kindt
(A/CA) David Rubin
From New York Times-bestselling Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt and Black Hammer’s David Rubín comes the third installment of this fantasy adventure that’s Sherlock Holmes meets Dr. Seuss.
The Faerie King’s daughter is missing, and only portal jumper Boone Dias can track her down. Jumping from one magical crime scene to another, he uncovers a bizarre plot featuring assassin eggs, weird pirates, ice deserts, and more noir absurdities.
Pinups by Gabriel Walta, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Azaceta, and more!
FLASH FORWARD #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS September 18, 2019
(W) Scott Lobdell
(A) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
(CA) Evan Shaner
His name is Wally West-and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fought so hard to destroy him.
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING September 18, 2019
(W) Carlos Guzman-Verdugo, Alejandro Verdugo
(A) Jorge Monlongo
(CA) Sara Richard
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE is back, and senior year is gonna be flippin’ sweet! He’s dating Deb, training at a new dojo, and his best friend, Pedro, is student body president. But the good times might not last when a fellow student accuses Pedro of cheating in the election. Can Napoleon and Deb use their special skills to clear their friend before the principal can IMPEACH PEDRO? Maybe, gosh, get off his back! “IMPEACH PEDRO” Part 1 starts here!
* The cult classic comedy returns-in comic book form! SWEET!
* Featuring Ligers, Llamas, and Tots, oh my!
* Written by the creative team behind the smash-hit Time Cheetah-Carlos Guzman-Verdugo & Alejandro Verdugo! (Cheetahs are pretty much their favorite animal.)
RICK & MORTY VS D&D II PAINSCAPE #1
ONI PRESS INC. September 18, 2019
(W) Jim Zub
(A) Troy Little
(CA) Leonardo Ito
You thought you could escape?! Think again!
Rick and Morty Forever! A new mini-series issue of D&D with Rick and Morty! Dual-classing Rick and Morty to Level 50! Milking Owlbears with- *ahem*
Once upon a game, Rick, Morty, and the Smith family went on magical D&D adventures…now, magical D&D adventures are coming to Earth, and no one will survive the Painscape!
The world’s greatest role-playing game returns to plague the world’s most dysfunctional animated family and this time, we can’t just rest on brand name recognition and curiosity to fuel your interest, Morty, because no one gives a d-d-damn about sequels unless they’re really good, so no pressure, you f***ing hacks!
Fan favorite dice dependent Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Savage Sword of Conan) re-teams up with Eisner-nominated cartoonist +5 Troy Little (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Powerpuff Girls) to destroy [adult swim’s] pop culture juggernaut and the best-selling role-playing game that once used the term “THAC0.”
SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS September 18, 2019
(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams
(A) Sara Pichelli
(CA) Olivier Coipel
WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September!
HARLEEN #1 (OF 3)
DC COMICS September 25, 2019
(W/A/CA) Stejpan Sejic
“The road to hell is paved with good intentions. On that road I saw a pale man, and he smiled at me…” Dr. Harleen Quinzel has discovered a revolutionary cure for the madness of Gotham City-she just needs to prove it actually works. But with the criminal justice and mental health establishments united against her, the brilliant young psychologist must take drastic measures to save Gotham from itself. Witness Harleen’s first steps on a doomed quest that will give birth to the legendary super-villain Harley Quinn in this stunning reimagining of Harley and The Joker’s twisted and tragic love affair by visionary storyteller Stjepan Šejic (AQUAMAN: UNDERWORLD, SUICIDE SQUAD, Sunstone).
MIDNIGHT SKY #1
SCOUT COMICS September 25, 2019
(W) James Pruett
(A/CA) Scott Van Domelen
Fresh from the pages of Scout Presents: Midnight Sky Free Comic Book Day, Midnight Sky is Invasion of the Body Snatchers meets They Live. What would you do if you discovered your son wasn’t really your son? He may look like him, act like him, but deep down in your soul you just know… he’s been replaced. Then your worst fears are realized when the light hits his face just right and you accidentally see his true appearance for yourself. But he isn’t the only one you discover… your neighbor, your friend, even your husband. Do you scream? Do you run? Or do you fight back? And how can it be that your daughter is the best and, perhaps, last hope for mankind?
SFSX SAFE SEX #1
IMAGE COMICS September 25, 2019
(W) Tina Horn
(A) Michael Dowling
(CA) Tula Lotay
Notorious kink writer TINA HORN teams up with artist MICHAEL DOWLING (Unfollow, Death Sentence) for SFSX, a social thriller about sex, love, and torture that reads like SEX CRIMINALS in Gilead crossed with Oceans 8-with a SUNSTONE twist!
In a draconian America where sexuality is bureaucratized and policed, a group of queer sex workers keep the magic alive in an underground club called the Dirty Mind. Using their unique bondage skills, they resolve to infiltrate the mysterious government Pleasure Center, free their friends, and fight the power!
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #1
IDW PUBLISHING September 25, 2019
(W) Tyler Bleszinski
(A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn’t always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots-the Constructicons-emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron’s history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in “Constructicons Rising,” Part One!
* Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski!
* An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy!
* A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form-Devastator!
* The bold new era continues!
* Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!