IMAGE COMICS MAY 2017 SOLICITATIONS

Check out titles scheduled to release May 2017 and beyond from Image Comics.

REGRESSION #1

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

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Regression #1

YOUNGBLOOD #1

STORY: CHAD BOWERS
ART / COVER: JIM TOWE
VARIANT COVER: CHRIS DAUGHTRY, DAVID FINCH, ROB LIEFELD

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

“YOUNGBLOOD REBORN,” Part One DEBUT ANNIVERSARY ISSUE! 25 years ago, YOUNGBLOOD launched the Image Revolution and turned the comics world on its head! Now the original blockbuster hit series returns with an all-new cast and a brand-new mission! When a young hero goes missing, his friend’s search for answers leads to some unexpected allies. Together, they’ll do whatever it takes to find him…even if it means resurrecting the world’s most infamous super-team. Gear up, strap in, and get ready to rediscover comics’ most extreme universe with creators CHAD BOWERS (X-Men ‘92, Deadpool: Bad Blood) and newcomer JIM TOWE!

Youngblood #1

SPAWN #1 25TH ANNIVERSARY DIRECTOR’S CUT

STORY / ART: TODD MCFARLANE
COVER: ASHLEY WOOD
VARIANT COVER: CLAYTON CRAIN

MAY 17 / 40 PAGES / FC / T / $4.99

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of SPAWN, created by TODD McFARLANE. Spawn debuted to the public, selling 1.7 million copies in 1992 and is on track to be the longest running independent comic ever.

Spawn #1 25th Anniversary Director’s Cut

SPAWN VAULT EDITION HC

STORY / ART / COVER: TODD MCFARLANE

MAY 31 / 200 PAGES / FC / T / $175.00

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of SPAWN, Todd McFarlane has opened his personal vault and is collecting the first seven issues of SPAWN in their original artboard form. Included in this SPAWN VAULT EDITION Artboard Book: •Never-before-published original art boards •New oversized (12.25”x 17.25”) hardcover book •Included in this special edition, are a few extra surprises from TODD. •Randomly selected books will be inserted with a one-of-a-kind sketch by TODD McFARLANE.

Spawn Vault Edition HC

ETERNAL EMPIRE #1

STORY: JONATHAN LUNA, SARAH VAUGHN
ART / COVER: JONATHAN LUNA

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, THE SWORD, Spider-Woman: Origin) and SARAH VAUGHN (ALEX + ADA, Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, Ruined) return with ETERNAL EMPIRE, a fantasy epic! The Eternal Empress has waged war against the countries of Saia for over one hundred years and now her sights are set on the last country standing. Within the brutal Empire’s workforce, a young woman receives strange visions that give her the courage to escape her fate…or run straight toward it.

Eternal Empire #1

GRRL SCOUTS: MAGIC SOCKS #1

STORY / ART / COVER: JIM MAHFOOD
VARIANT COVER: SKOTTIE YOUNG

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

JIM MAHFOOD (Tank Girl, Clerks) debuts his first new creator-owned work in years with the glorious return of GRRL SCOUTS! Join Gwen, Daphne, and Rita as they reunite for a pulse-pounding psychedelic adventure through the streets of Freak City. This first issue is stuffed to the gills with an action-packed story, bonus art, soundtrack, sketchbook, and a behind-the-scenes comic thingy. Plus, a variant cover by the one and only SKOTTIE YOUNG! Pure fun! Pure flavor!

Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks #1

PAKLIS #1

STORY / ART / COVER: DUSTIN WEAVER

MAY 31 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $5.99

Do you accept the life you’ve been handed, or do you step into the unknown, even as it leads you into the shadows? In this new anthology series from writer/artist DUSTIN WEAVER, the characters in three mind-bending stories find themselves faced with this question. In “MUSHROOM BODIES,” Greg struggles with knowing what’s real and fears becoming complacent in a world of human insects. In the first installment of “SAGITTARIUS A*,” war hero Linus Rad is on a mission to the center of the galaxy to learn the dark secrets of his dead father’s scientific experiments. In the first chapter of “AMNIA CYCLE,” Tara, a young Jet-Wing pilot, goes AWOL in the war against the Nuriel in order to help Amnia, a mysterious alien with no memory of where she came from and a desperate need to stop a terrible disaster! When Amnia disappears, it sends Tara on an adventure into the Shadow Zone. Step into the unknown. Journey into the shadows. There you’ll find PAKLIS.

Paklis #1

SAMARITAN #1

STORY: MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVER: ATILIO ROJ

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

A woman with a vendetta decides she’s going to take down the largest military contractor in the world and has the means and a plan that just might work. How do you bankrupt one of the richest, most technologically advanced and successful companies in the world? You steal all their research and give it away to everyone. Can she survive long enough to pull it off with the entire U.S. government trying to kill her?

Samaritan #1

CANNIBAL #5

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

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Folks in the town of Willow come to grips with the reality of cannibals. Also, Jolene’s fate revealed!

Cannibal #5

THE DYING AND THE DEAD #4

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FULL COLOR / T+ / $3.99

In this issue, we flash back in time to witness the final mission for the Colonel and his team.

The Dying And The Dead #4

THE DYING AND THE DEAD SPECIAL EDITION TP

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: RYAN BODENHEIM

MAY 24 / 120 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99

“WHAT’S OLD IS NEW AGAIN” A special direct market only trade paperback edition of THE DYING AND THE DEAD collecting the first three oversized issues. This will arrive in stores the same day as THE DYING AND THE DEAD #4.

The Dying And The Dead Special Edition Tp

ELEPHANTMEN #77

STORY: RICHARD STARKINGS
ART: AXEL MEDELLIN
COVER: BOO COOK

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Now celebrating its tenth year of publication, ELEPHANTMEN begins its final story arc.

Elephantmen #77

RENATO JONES: SEASON TWO #1 (OF 5)

STORY / ART / COVER: KAARE KYLE ANDREWS

MAY 10 / 48 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“THE FREELANCER,” Part One Mysterious vigilante Renato Jones showed the One% that, for all their money, for all their power, they are not untouchable. But now they’re pushing back, and the resulting class warfare may be more than even Renato can handle. When full-time villains control the whole world, the only hero who can take on the job is self-employed…a Freelancer. KAARE KYLE ANDREWS proudly presents Season Two of the most dangerous comic on the planet!

Renato Jones: Season Two #1 (Of 5)

SAGA #43

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

MAY 31 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $0.25

NEW STORY ARC BEGINS FOR JUST 25 CENTS!!! SAGA returns monthly with a brave new direction, and to celebrate Image’s 25th Anniversary, this full-sized issue costs just 25 cents! In a perfect jumping-on point for first-time readers, Hazel and her star-crossed parents embark on a thrilling new adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe.

Saga #43

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE: 455 AD #1 (ONE-SHOT)

STORY: KIERON GILLEN
ART / VARIANT COVER: ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO
COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE, MATT WILSON

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“CITY OF GOD” Nothing lives forever, be it man, god, or empire, but that doesn’t mean you have to go quietly. Join us as Lucifer refuses to fiddle while the Roman Empire burns. The critically acclaimed THE WICKED + THE DIVINE inevitably vandalizes history as it turns to the Sack of Rome. Showcasing the epic art of ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO (Avengers AI, Man Plus), the special is NOT included in the forthcoming fifth volume of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE.

The Wicked + The Divine: 455 Ad #1 (One-Shot)

THE BEAUTY #15

STORY: JASON A. HURLEY, JEREMY HAUN
ART: THOMAS NACHLIK
COVER: JEREMY HAUN, JOHN RAUCH
VARIANT COVER: CHRISTOPHER MITTEN

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Past and present collide as Detective Vaughn and Foster’s hunt for the Narcissus Killer coincides with a dark anniversary.

The Beauty #15

BLACK CLOUD #2

STORY: IVAN BRANDON, JASON LATOUR
ART / COVER: GREG HINKLE, MATT WILSON

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Zelda has a knack for finding trouble, and as she slips away from the consequences of her actions in the Outside, new dangers find her in New York.

Black Cloud #2

THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS #6

STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART / COVER: TOMM COKER

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“THE FEDERAL RESERVE” The secret history of the Black Monday market crash.

The Black Monday Murders #6

BLACK ROAD #10

STORY: BRIAN WOOD
ART: DAVE MCCAIG, GARRY BROWN
COVER: GARRY BROWN

MAY 31 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

A Pagan Death comes to the Holy North, and this chapter of Magnus The Black concludes.

Black Road #10

COPPERHEAD #13

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

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Clara gets closer to the mayor’s killer as another body drops.

Copperhead #13

CURSE WORDS #5

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

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“The Devil’s Devil,” Conclusion It’s finally the final battle between Wizord and the next evil assassin sent to destroy him—his ex, the hyper-powered Ruby Stitch (a witch). The wizardly combat in this one… SPECTACULAR. The twist ending that flips the whole series on its head? EVEN BETTER.

Curse Words #5

DEADLY CLASS #29

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: JORDAN BOYD, WES CRAIG
VARIANT COVER: BRIAN LEVEL

MAY 31 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

The new class has been baptized in blood and fire, but they’re still standing. And now the Student Council has plans to change that.

Deadly Class #29

ECLIPSE #7

STORY: ZACK KAPLAN
ART / COVER: GIOVANNI TIMPANO

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Both Bax and Cielo get closer to finding answers about Solarity’s secrets and the men who do not burn in the sunlight, but first, Bax must survive a war zone and Cielo must escape her father’s agents in a risky daytime bridge-crossing out of the city.

Eclipse #7

EXTREMITY #3

STORY / ART / COVER: DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Not so long ago, Thea was an artist. She had a family. Now she is consumed by vengeance. However, Brynjar is a hunter by nature, and will not be easy prey.

Extremity #3

THE FEW #5 (OF 6)

STORY: SEAN LEWIS
ART / COVER: HAYDEN SHERMAN

MAY 17 / 56 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

The maxi-series drives closer to its conclusion. Edan has admitted her biggest secret and lost almost everyone close to her. Will she be spared by Peter for her past? If so, what can she do to make up for her sins? The story about losing what you believe and discovering why we fight continues on.

The Few #5 (of 6)

THE FIX #10

STORY: NICK SPENCER
ART / COVER: RYAN HILL, STEVE LIEBER

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Donovan loves his job.

The Fix #10

GOD COUNTRY #5

STORY: DONNY CATES
ART: GEOFF SHAW, JASON WORDIE, JOHN J. HILL
COVER: GEOFF SHAW
VARIANT COVER: GERARDO ZAFFINO

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

A new storm rumbles on the horizon. Those left standing in its wake will long remember the day the God of War came to West Texas. The time for talking is done. The battle for Valofax begins here.

God Country #5

GREEN VALLEY #8 (OF 9)

STORY: MAX LANDIS
ART / COVER: CLIFF RATHBURN, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

“FORGOTTEN MYSTERIES OF MEDIEVAL ENGLAND” A dragon slayer emerges as one knight is faced with the decision to endanger all of the world and time forever onward, to regain the lost glory of Kelodia.

Green Valley #8 (of 9)

HADRIAN’S WALL #7 (OF 8)

STORY: ALEC SIEGEL, KYLE HIGGINS
ART / COVER: ROD REIS

MAY 31 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

A plot revealed. A new murder committed. An entire planet in jeopardy.

Hadrian’s Wall #7 (of 8)

HORIZON #11

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

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Mariol Coza is a changed woman. She no longer harms others, and she certainly does not kill. But in war, there are always exceptions…

Horizon #11

INJECTION #13

STORY: WARREN ELLIS
ART / COVER / VARIANT COVER: DECLAN SHALVEY, JORDIE BELLAIRE

MAY 17 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

What is the Cold House?

Injection #13

KILL OR BE KILLED #9

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

MAY 31 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Time is running out, and the demon won’t wait for the police to stop hunting him. Trapped between his curse and his own survival, Dylan takes to the streets. And remember, every issue of KILL OR BE KILLED has the extra back page content BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS fans have come to expect.

Kill Or Be Killed #9

LOW #18

STORY: RICK REMENDER
ART / COVER: DAVE MCCAIG, GREG TOCCHINI
VARIANT COVER: STEPHANE ROUX

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“OUTER ASPECTS OF INNER ATTITUDES,” Part Three Tajo makes a desperate final attempt to save what’s left of the city of Salus, but the darkness in her past threatens to engulf the embers of hope.

Low #18

MAGDALENA, VOL. 4 #3

STORY: RYAN CADY, TINI HOWARD
ART / COVER: CHRISTIAN DIBARI

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

HELL YES: Who is Weyer Blackwood? How can a wannabe sorcerer sling around the kind of power that makes Patience and the Magdalena nervous? And how many absences is Maya allowed to have in Abnormal Psych?

Magdalena, Vol. 4 #3

MANIFEST DESTINY #29

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

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

A new kind of monster emerges from the fog as an unsavory finally makes his move against his enemy.

Manifest Destiny #29

MIRROR #8

STORY / ART: EMMA RÍOS, HWEI LIM
COVER: HWEI LIM

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Rejected by the paradise they sought to create, the survivors of the Irzah colony return to the Synchronia, a place they no longer can call home. For them and the sentient animals they have created, “home” is now a question the former admiral, Elena Hagia, takes it upon herself to answer.

Mirror #8

THE OLD GUARD #4

STORY: GREG RUCKA
ART / COVER: LEANDRO FERNANDEZ

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“PART FOUR” Nile starts to get the hang of things, and Andy’s armor begins to crack. Joe and Nicky visit Dubai (not by choice), and Booker gets a line on Copley…much to Copley’s chagrin.

The Old Guard #4

OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #28

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

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“HIS GROWING FLOCK” Reverend Anderson has become the center of attention as more and more people start to see his side of things. Will this help Kyle’s cause—or hurt it? Kyle needs to figure it out fast, because the fate of the world rests on his shoulders.

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #28

PAPER GIRLS #14

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

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

Here comes the future!

Paper Girls #14

PLANETOID PRAXIS #4 (OF 6

STORY / ART / COVER: KEN GARING

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Onica investigates who is behind the recent attack on The Settlement. Meanwhile, Aden and Zuri venture out on their own.

Planetoid Praxis #4 (of 6

PLASTIC #2 (OF 5)

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

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Edwyn is rattled and on his heels with his world turned upside-down—and that’s bad news for the men holding the love of his life hostage. Heads are about to roll, literally, and the blood is going to flow. And God help Virginia’s kidnappers if she ends up with a leak.

Plastic #2 (of 5)

REDNECK #2

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

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Death and destruction have come to Sulphur Springs! With the murder of one of their own, the vampiric Bowmans are ready to wage war on anyone in their path. But will Bartlett be able to get to the bottom of things before the whole town explodes? DONNY CATES and LISANDRO ESTHERREN bring you the next chapter in this blood-soaked, Southern-fried Gothic masterpiece!

Redneck #2

RAT QUEENS VOL. 2 #3

WRITER: KURTIS J WIEBE
ART / COVER: OWEN GIENI

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / E / $3.99

“CAT KINGS AND OTHER GARYS,” Part Three
A mysterious quest for a local gourmet chef leads the Queens on a raucous adventure far outside the safety of Palisade’s walls. What possible trouble could a gang of five heavily armed women get into while hunting for rare mushrooms?

Rat Queens Vol. 2 #3

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #2

STORY / ART / COVER: KYLE STARKS

MAY 10 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Mysterious, tough-as-hell hobo Jackson continues his search for the mythical Rock Candy Mountain in the most obvious place: an underground fight club. Yup, that’s right, this issue includes a veritable crap-ton of hobo fights. Did you think we were going to lay off the hobo fights? Nope! EVEN MORE HOBO FIGHTS! Also: the Literal Devil, a guy named Hundred Cat, and poor Pomona Slim continuing to be drug in the wake of an adventure he is woefully unprepared for. Did you hear? HOBO FIGHT CLUB.

Rock Candy Mountain #2

ROSE #2

STORY: MEREDITH FINCH
ART: IG GUARA
COVER: MIGUEL MENDONCA

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.99

Rose is shaken when she discovers the depth of Drucilla’s depravity. While she loses faith in herself, her allies have a chance encounter that raises questions of exactly who and what Rose is. Can Rose gain back their trust, or will they all be undone by a darkness that threatens to consume everything in its path?

Rose #2

ROYAL CITY #3

STORY / ART / COVER: JEFF LEMIRE

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

JEFF LEMIRE’s ambitious new graphic novel continues as Tara Pike awakens, lost in a strange other world that may hold the secrets to her unhappiness. Meanwhile, the Pike brothers reunite with disastrous consequences.

Royal City #3

SAVAGE DRAGON #224

STORY / ART / COVER: ERIK LARSEN

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“THE MERGING OF MULTIPLE EARTHS,” Part Two Mr. Glum’s devious plot to merge the multi-verse unfolds in its demented glory. Savage Dragon joins his son Malcolm Dragon in an effort to save Angel Murphy and the very earth itself! Enter: Darklord. The awe-inspiring, world-shattering, cosmic event reaches it penultimate chapter and concludes in next issue’s giant-sized 25th anniversary special.

Savage Dragon #224

SEX CRIMINALS #19

STORY: MATT FRACTION
ART / COVER: CHIP ZDARSKY

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Everybody goes deeper and, no, for the first time, we do NOT mean it like that.

Sex Criminals #19

SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6

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

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

There is a beautiful place where no one ever dies…

Seven To Eternity #6

SONS OF THE DEVIL #12

STORY: BRIAN BUCCELLATO
ART / COVER: TONI INFANTE

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“HUNTERS AND HUNTED” Travis searches for David Daly, who is getting closer to completing his master plan.

Sons Of The Devil #12

SOUTHERN BASTARDS #20

STORY: JASON AARON
ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR
VARIANT COVER: JAMIE MCKELVIE

JUNE 14 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“GUT CHECK,” Finale As his enemies close in to take him off the field for good, Coach Boss has one final play to make. JASON AARON and JASON LATOUR bring the fourth chapter of Eisner-award winning SOUTHERN BASTARDS to a stunning and brutal conclusion.

Southern Bastards #20

STRAY BULLETS: SUNSHINE & ROSES #24

STORY / ART / COVER: DAVID LAPHAM

MAY 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

You never saw this pair coming, but now, the world of crime will never be the same again.

Stray Bullets: Sunshine & Roses #24

SUN BAKERY #4

STORY / ART / COVER: COREY LEWIS

MAY 24 / 48 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

“DREAM SKILLS,” Part Four The one-man comics anthology continues! Xasha faces her mind-controlling sister in the conclusion to “DREAM SKILLS”. LJ takes a trip to the cosmos with a special galactic host in “LAYERED JACKET”. Bat meets up with his skate gang in “BAT RIDER”.

Sun Bakery #4

THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #17

STORY: ERIC STEPHENSON
ART: JORDIE BELLAIRE, SIMON GANE
COVER: FONOGRAFIKS, SIMON GANE

MAY 31 / 24 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“MIND GAMES” The end draws near…but for whom?

They’re Not Like Us #17

THINK TANK, VOL. 5 #3

STORY: MATT HAWKINS
ART / COVER: RAHSAN EKEDAL

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99

Russia invading Estonia, David Loren dating, and drones swarming!

Think Tank, Vol. 5 #3

THROWAWAYS #8

STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE
ART / COVER: STEVEN SANDERS

MAY 10 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Abby and Grant Shaw form a tentative alliance, Ostrander and Stark put their players on the board, and Dean has to face evidence that his Alpha abilities are slowly but surely causing him to lose his mind. Foiling a heist by rogue ULTRA operatives at a defense contractor in Silicon Valley has unexpected repercussions for everyone, and Colin Ostrander finally draws the future he’s been seeing for months.

Throwaways #8

UNDERWINTER #3

STORY / ART / COVER: RAY FAWKES

MAY 24 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

“SYMPHONY,” Part Three Blood is spilled as the quartet struggle to free themselves from the jaws of a terrible trap.

Underwinter #3

THE WALKING DEAD #167

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

MAY 03 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

“A CERTAIN DOOM” Is it possible, could it be, that the inevitable can somehow be…avoided? Rick and Andrea have a tough decision to make.

The Walking Dead #167

IMAGE+ #14

MAY 31 / 64 PAGES / FC / E / $1.99

IMAGE+ features in-depth interviews with creators, extended previews of upcoming titles, insightful essays, spotlights on comic shops, and everything fans want to know about what’s coming soon from Image Comics. In addition, every issue features a chapter of the ongoing THE WALKING DEAD story “HERE’S NEGAN,” revealing the origin of the fan-favorite villain, created by the New York Times bestselling team of ROBERT KIRKMAN & CHARLIE ADLARD! IMAGE+, the Magazine of the Year in the 2016 Diamond Gem Awards, is where to go when you want to know what’s new and hot at Image Comics.

Image+ #14

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER

STORY / ART / COVER: SINA GRACE

JUNE 07 / 176 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Cartoonist SINA GRACE returns with another chapter in his growing library of reflective memoirs, producing his strongest and most compelling tale to date. Chronicling a year of heartbreaks, writer’s block, career highs, emotional lows, and the emergence of a mystery illness, NOTHING LASTS FOREVER is Grace’s unflinching exploration of how to pick up the pieces and find hope when absolutely everything falls apart. If life’s a show, GRACE makes certain that it’s worth every pay-per-view.

Nothing Lasts Forever

MAYDAY TP

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI
ART: BLOND, TONY PARKER
COVER: TONY PARKER

MAY 17 / 136 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

April 1971. The CIA is handed the espionage coup of the decade when a KGB general defects with a list of all Soviet intelligence assets in Asia. Including spies within the US Army in Vietnam. All Jack Hudson has to do is get the defector and his microfilm from Hong Kong to California…and keep Palm Springs’ overzealous FBI office from turning everything into a freakshow. All Codename: Felix has to do is kill the defector and get the microfilm back to the USSR, by any means possible. Easy, right? Now throw in a beautiful woman, a fast car, and a whole lot of drugs. The bloody new thriller from ALEX DE CAMPI (NO MERCY, Grindhouse, Archie vs. Predator), TONY PARKER (This Damned Band) and BLOND!

Mayday Tp

MOTOR CRUSH, VOL. 1 TP

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

JUNE 14 / 136 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99

The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush.

Motor Crush, Vol. 1 Tp

PIX, VOL. 2: TOO SUPER FOR SCHOOL TP

STORY / ART / COVER: GREGG SCHIGIEL

MAY 03 / 200 PAGES / FC / E / $12.99

It’s back to school for Pix, the superhero who claims she’s a fairy princess, and she’s not winning any popularity contests. Worried she’s causing more harm than good, Pix makes some BIG changes, like hanging up her cape, making a new friend, and questioning if maybe she’s not a fairy princess after all. Plus: monsters, bullies, mad science, confessions, magic, and the prom in the next chapter of this sensational suburban superhero saga!

Pix, Vol. 2: Too Super For School Tp

ROCKSTARS, VOL. 1: NATIVITY IN BLACKLIGHT TP

STORY: JOE HARRIS
ART / COVER: MEGAN HUTCHISON

JUNE 14 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

When a pattern of unsolved “groupie” murders from the 1970s resumes in present-day Los Angeles, nobody makes the connection except Jackie Mayer, a rock nerd with a strange connection to music’s urban legends and a mysterious ability to “see” what most people miss. Together with a muckraking music writer and his loyal cat, Jackie uncovers an underground conspiracy involving a legendary band, demonic possession, and sacrifices to the dark gods of rock. Fan-favorite JOE HARRIS (GREAT PACIFIC, The X-Files) and the mega-talented MEGAN HUTCHISON deliver a crash course in rock ‘n’ roll’s untold mysteries, secret histories, and seedy underbellies. Collects ROCKSTARS #1-5

Rockstars, Vol. 1: Nativity In Blacklight Tp

USER HC

STORY: DEVIN GRAYSON
ART: JOHN BOLTON, SEAN PHILLIPS
COVER: SEAN PHILLIPS

MAY 17 / 176 PAGES / FC / M / $29.99

Originally published as a groundbreaking three-part Vertigo miniseries, DEVIN GRAYSON’s USER explores sexual identity and online role-playing in the text-based MUDs of the nineties. Featuring breathtaking art by SEAN PHILLIPS and JOHN BOLTON, USER—which was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for its authentic portrayal of gender fluidity—is as relevant and powerful today as it was when first created.

User Hc

VIOLENT LOVE, VOL. 1: STAY DANGEROUS TP

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

MAY 24 / 152 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99

Daisy Jane and Rock Bradley were two of the most notorious bank robbers in the American Southwest. And then they fell in love. Join FRANK J. BARBIERE (FIVE GHOSTS, The Revisionist) and VICTOR SANTOS (THE MICE TEMPLAR, Polar) for a pulp-infused criminal romance oozing with style and action! Collecting VIOLENT LOVE #1-5

Violent Love, Vol. 1: Stay Dangerous Tp

INVINCIBLE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 11 HC

STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CORY WALKER, JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU, NATHAN FAIRBAIRN, RYAN OTTLEY
COVER: NATHAN FAIRBAIRN, RYAN OTTLEY

MAY 17 / 336 PAGES / FC / M / $39.99

With Robot’s control of Earth complete, Mark Grayson and family take to the stars! But Thragg and an unexpected trip to the past turn Mark’s world upside down. Collects INVINCIBLE #121-132

Invincible Ultimate Collection 11 Hc

NAILBITER, VOL. 6: THE BLOODY TRUTH TP

STORY: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
ART / COVER: MIKE HENDERSON

MAY 03 / 144 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

Sixteen of the world’s worst serial killers were all born and raised in the same small town. For years, people have tried to solve the mystery of “Why this town?” And now the truth is finally revealed…but at what cost? The bloody tale of horror from creators JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and MIKE HENDERSON concludes! Collects NAILBITER #26-#30

Nailbiter, Vol. 6: The Bloody Truth Tp

NO MERCY, VOL. 3 TP

STORY: ALEX DE CAMPI
ART: CARLA SPEED MCNEIL, JENN MANLEY LEE
COVER: CARLA SPEED MCNEIL

MAY 24 / 128 PAGES / FC / M / $14.99

As teens start to come back from the accident in Mataguey, a new set of consequences begin: the lawsuits. Because on top of trauma, what you really need as an incoming college freshman is the intricate chess game of legal preparation. Meanwhile, those still in the jungles of Central America—Tiffani and DeShawn in captivity and Travis free and high—are set on a collision course that will change them forever. Collects NO MERCY #9-14 A new chapter of the teen horror epic by creators ALEX DE CAMPI & CARLA SPEED MCNEIL begins here .

No Mercy, Vol. 3 Tp     

REVIVAL DELUXE COLLECTION, VOL. 4 HC

STORY: TIM SEELEY
ART: MIKE NORTON
COVER: JENNY FRISON, MIKE NORTON

MAY 31 / 296 PAGES / FC / M / $34.99

This is it, the final chapter in the critically acclaimed crime/horror rural noir, REVIVAL! For one day in central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now, it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. Having solved the mystery of her sister’s murder, Dana must decide whether to seek justice or help the perpetrator save the town of Wausau from eating itself alive. The sell-out hit series created by New York Times bestselling author TIM SEELEY and Eisner-winning artist MIKE NORTON is collected in this oversized hardcover featuring REVIVAL #36-47 plus many behind-the-scenes bonuses and other features.

Revival Deluxe Collection, Vol. 4 Hc

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