Want to know what's coming up for Image Comics and it's Imprints in August and what to add to your Pull-List? The August 2014 Solicits have been released and you can see them below. Also don't forget the solicits for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, IDW, Zenescope, Valiant, Aspen, Boom!, & Dynamite. And if you missed them, check out the past Image Comics Solicits.
Fade Out #1 - $2.80The first project from their groundbreaking five-year deal at Image will have Brubaker and Phillips fans, old and new, at the edge of their seats, as they weave an epic crime story unlike anything they've done before. Hollywood - 1948. A noir film stuck in endless reshoots. A writer plagued with nightmares from the war and a dangerous secret. An up-and-coming starlet's suspicious death. And a maniacal Studio Mogul and his Security Chief who will do anything to keep the cameras rolling before the Post-War boom days come crashing down. THE FADE OUT is the most ambitious series yet from the award-winning Noir Masters. Bonus: This 40-PAGE FIRST ISSUE features more story pages, as well as exclusive back pages articles that are only in these single issues!
Imperial #1 - $1.94Mark is two weeks out from making the biggest decision of his life. But which big decision will it be? Taking the ring of the woman of his dreams and becoming a married man? Or taking the crown of the world's only superhero and becoming the next Imperial? STEVEN T. SEAGLE (THE RED DIARY/ THE RE[A]D DIARY, Genius, it's a birdâ¦) teams with MARK DOS SANTOS for a buddy book with commitment issues.
Dead At 17 Blasphemy Throne #1 - $2.80IT'S ALL BEEN LEADING TO THIS - THE FINAL CHAPTER TO THE DEAD@17 SAGA BEGINS HERE! For the last 10 years, Nara Kilday has gone up against the worst Hell has to offer, losing many friends and allies along the way. Now she faces her greatest threat: an unholy pact between her oldest nemesis and the Great Beast. While the world is thrown into chaos, Nara remains helpless, captive to an unknown force, the secret to victory hidden somewhere in her past. The countdown to Earth's final hours has begun.
Genius #1 (of 5) - $3.19GENIUS: ISSUES 1-5, WEEKLY THROUGHOUT AUGUST The Winner of Top Cow's Pilot Season makes its triumphant return to print! What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a people who are already supremely conditioned to wage war, who know nothing but violence since birth, and must continually adapt to new predators in order to survive? What if the second coming of Alexander the Great, of Genghis Khan, of Napoleon, of Patton...what if it was a teenaged girl from South Central, L.A. named Destiny? And what if she decides to secede three blocks of the 'Hood from the Union? Who is going to take it back from her and her army of gangbangers? Who CAN? From writers MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN (Alphas, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, The Authority, The Highwaymen) and rising-star artist AFUA RICHARDSON comes a harrowing, action-packed tale of a city that declares war on a brilliant young woman pushed to the edge.
Issues #2-5Genius #2 (of 5)
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Howtoons Reignition #1 - $2.39The awe-inspiring, adventureloving, science-doing series co-created by EAST OF WEST's NICK DRAGOTTA returns with an all-new story from superstar creators FRED VAN LENTE, TOM FOWLER, and JORDIE BELLAIRE! Tuck and Celine's parents put their family in suspended animation to ride out the ecological apocalypse-but when the kids wake up to find Mom & Dad are gone, they have to make their way across a brave and terrifying new world to find the 'rents...using only their Howtoons projects to survive!
Nightworld #1 (of 4) - $3.19Sad demon Plenilunio rules a haunted castle with his sleepwalking lover Lidia, and unwisely bargains with the evil Empyre to wake her. He's in a race for the mystic Soul Key with teen-from-hades Hotspot and the ruthless Hellena- agents of the Empyre with secret agendas. A four-part thrill ride to hell starts here, with humor, horror, tragic romance, and blockbuster monster fights, from the cult-hit team of ADAM McGOVERN & PAOLO LEANDRI (DR. ID, Idoru Jones).
Variant CoversWayward #1 (Cover B - Urusov)
Sex #15 - $2.39SPECIAL FIFTEENTH ISSUE COLLECTOR'S ITEM! You've heard about it. You've thought about it. All your friends are doing it. Now experience it for yourself: SEX! It's even better than they say it is!
Artifacts #38 - $3.192013 Talent Hunt winners DEVON WONG and ISAAC GOODHART bring you the most shocking Darkness and Magdalena story ever told. Set in 1671 Mexico, the story 'Through a Glass, Darkly' brings you the story that took place just before THE DARKNESS: BLACK SAILS.
Black Science #8 - $2.80Trapped in a fantastical dimension, the Anarchist League of Scientists discover a race of bizarre creatures that hold the mysteries of the Eververse...and a startling discovery behind the Pillar's deeper mythological significance.
Variant CoverBurn The Orphanage Reign Of Terror #4 (of 5) (Cover A - Grace)
Chew #43 - $2.39'CHICKEN TENDERS,' Part Three Olive. Poyo. Colby.
Clone #19 - $2.39To kill or not to kill: a deep divide pits the clones against one another, just as an old enemy returns...
C.O.W.L. #4 - $2.80As City Hall continues to threaten Geoffrey Warner, Blaze must find a way to unite C.O.W.L....even as John's investigation brings a dark cloud over the organization.
Dark Engine #2 - $2.80Sym is worshiped as the Eater of Hearts and the Dark Engine learns the pleasures of being a feared god.
Death Vigil #2 (of 8) - $3.19Clara Jenkins never had many friends. Then she joined Death Vigil...and she gained many friends. The end! Oh...and of course there is that whole small print deal about the League of Necromancers who aligned themselves with a world-devouring enemy of all life, can summon unholy abominations to do their bidding, and seek to destroy the vigil above all else...
Dream Police #5 - $2.39Who exactly are the Dream Police? Where do they come from? How are prospective officers chosen? Those seem like fairly straightforward questions...except that they are cover for a secret that goes back to the beginnings of civilization, a secret that must be protected at all costs, especially from the inquiries of Lieutenant Detective Joe Thursday. Joe has always been a loyal member of the Dream Police...but when his instincts as a cop tell him that the people he's working for are aligning against him, how far will he go to find the truth about them?
Drumhellar #8 - $2.80Harold's strange accident is finally revealed! Red teases Drum with clues to his past, and it leaves Drum with uneasy questions. Just what does Red know? Will Drum ever find the killers leaving a trail of orphans across the state? And most disturbingly: does he even want to?
East Of West #15 - $2.80'THE GREAT BEAST' The son of Xiaolain and Death faces the Horsemen and becomes everything that the Message foretold. The Apocalypse marches on in EAST OF WEST #15.
Elephantmen #60 - $3.19Our 60th issue celebrates the Wedding of Obadiah Horn and Sahara.
Ghosted #12 - $2.39NEW STORY ARC! Do you have a death wish? If so, there's a man out there who will grant you it....
Hack Slash Son Of Samhain #2 - $2.27After escaping Morinto's cave, Cassie and Delroy take to the desert to track the mysterious boy the monsters were holding captive. Their search leads them to the Scalpers, a gnarly group that doesn't take kindly to visitors. Meanwhile, Morinto confronts the mythical God Beast.
Low #2 - $2.80The underwater city of Salus, humanity's last refuge, is running out of air and time. Poverty, disease, and corruption are rampant, and the church of Optimolgy can offer no solace as powerful as hard cream, the strange drug that keeps the bleak realities at bay. Police Inspector Marik Cain has sunk so low into that haze; should an opportunity for hope present itself, can he rise again?
Madame Frankenstein #4 (of 7) - $2.39Carnival sideshows! Burlesque dancers! Speakeasies! It's time for the monster's first trip into a public space, and Vincent has chosen a locale where Gail can hide amongst other freaks and denizens of the underworld. Just be careful what happens when another woman gets between the doctor and his creation.
Manhattan Projects #23 - $2.80'COLD WAR CRISIS' With the world split in two, and President Kennedy's back against the wall, the only hope for the planet lies deep underground in Los Alamos. The thrilling FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE series continues in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #23: COLD WAR CRISIS.
Manifest Destiny #9 - $2.39Lewis' newest specimens aren't the only things threatening to kill the expedition...
Morning Glories #42 - $2.80'Declaration.'
Variant CoverMPH #4 (of 5) (Cover B - Robinson)
Nailbiter #4 - $2.39WHAT IS THE 'SERIAL KILLER GRAVEYARD?' And are there more than just bodies buried there? Finch and Sheriff Crane must literally dig to find the answers!
Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #3 - $2.39'I REMEMBER WHEN SHE LOVED ME.' KIRKMAN & AZACETA's horror epic continues. Details of Kyle's life, in the time before he returned to Rome, West Virginia, are revealed...as the danger from all around him intensifies.
Peter Panzerfaust #21 - $2.80'ON TILL MORNING,' Part One From the memories of Claude, the only living twin, the story continues. Together at last, Peter, the Darlings, and the remaining Lost Boys embed themselves in the dangerous heart of Paris. With the Hook hot on their heels, it is only a matter of time before they are discovered. But Peter has a plan. A new story arc begins here!
Protectors Inc #8 - $2.39After having mysteriously disappeared over a decade earlier, The Patriot has returned from his long absence. But what has prompted this sudden reappearance? Does he know something of value about the murders that have lately gripped Chicago in a fist of terror...or is he trying to hide something? Who do you trust in an organization where everyone wears a mask and very few tell the truth? Detective John Riley must decide whether or not to trust someone he once idolized, but who may now be a serial killer.
Rat Queens #8 - $2.80'THE FAR REACHING TENTACLES OF N'RYGOTH,' Part Three If your enemy is just too damn strong, well...when you can't beat 'em, join 'em. And then from the safety of their trust, that's when you kill 'em with a good rusty blade to the spine. Rat Queens style. COVER SWITCHEROO! PETER PANZERFAUST's TYLER JENKINS draws this issue's cover, while RAT QUEENS' ROC UPCHURCH draws this month's PETER PANZERFAUST cover! Plus a special incentive B cover diptych for BOTH books by MICHAEL AVON OEMING!
Real Heroes #5 - $3.19The cast of The Olympians movies learns the truth about the world they've been brought to and the secret of their super powers, and it's going to destroy the world. Their only hope is an escape back to our world, where an even more shocking truth will be found.
Red City #3 - $2.39The case unravels: Cal confronts personal demons as he realizes that the lives of an entire race hang on the outcome of his investigation and that someone near him isn't who they appear to be.
Revival #23 - $2.39Dana gets dangerously close to the killer stalking black market organ thieves in NYC. Ibrahaim gets even closer to the terrible origins of the scarred hitman.
Variant CoverRise of the Magi #4 (Cover B - Sejic)
Saga #22 - $2.39The family is tested.
Savage Dragon #199 - $3.19COUNTDOWN TO ISSUE #200 REACHES ITS PENULTIMATE ISSUE! Malcolm Dragon tackles the deadly Demonoids! It's an all-out underworld war as the Lava Lords, Ant-Menaces, and Demonoids battle it out for world domination-and whoever wins-we lose!! The surface world is on fire and the son of the Savage Dragon is in over his head!
Sex Criminals #8 - $2.80Jon and Suzie have had to deal with a whole lot in their time together but nothing can prepare them for...Robert Rainbow. Actually he's a pretty cool guy. And that's the problem. Come along and laff and love with the Eisner Award-nominated SEX CRIMINALS by MATT FRACTION (SATELLITE SAM, Hawkeye) and special guest artist CHIP ZDARSKY (SPAWN*, THE WALKING DEAD*) *avid reader of
Sheltered #11 - $2.39THE FINAL ARC BEGINS HERE! You can only pile up so many bodies before the outside world starts to notice.
Shutter #5 - $2.80Ten years ago Kate Kristopher quit her career as a globe-trotting adventurer, but there's something she's hiding. Something big.
Sidekick #9 - $2.39After faking his death, the Red Cowl imagined that he could never be found, not by the police, not by his enemies, and especially not by Flyboy, his former sidekick. But now Flyboy has turned to the dark side, and is destroying everything and everyone who stands between him and the Cowl. Until now, the Red Cowl has never known what it feels like to run in fear...but that is about to change.
Skullkickers #30 - $3.19TAVERN TALES THROUGH TIME! Through the abyss of time and across the far reaches of space there lie other pairs of monster mashing idiots called 'Skullkickers.' In this special issue written by JIM ZUB (our regular writer - duh) and WILL HINDMARCH (Always/Never/Now), you'll get a glimpse at some of these deadly duos for the first time-a tasty appetizer before the fighting feast yet to come...
Spawn #246 - $2.39An unthinkable act takes place in Sara's apartment. Meanwhile, Marc learns Jim's dark secret.
Spread #2 - $2.80Raiders. Slavers. A gigantic Spreadworm. A hungry baby. No has problems.
Stray Bullets The Killers #6 - $2.27For as long as she can remember, Virginia Applejack has been running. She's run from her family, run from the mob, and run from love. But now she's going to take a stand. There's a murderer in her neighborhood that only she knows about. A man she's ready, willing, and able to kill to preserve her new life...Just like God told her to. See how a Beach House, a Hanukkah Party, and a bowl of hard boiled eggs add up to a fateful decision for one scarred young lady in 'The Chosen One'...
Supreme Blue Rose #2 - $2.39Diana Dane is being transported by Darius Dax in the hunt for the mysterious Ethan Crane. It's a car ride that takes her a lot further than she expects: out into the nature of the universe itself.
Tech Jacket #2 - $2.39Tech Jacket's newest adventure brings him in touch with the Colossal...but is this massive ship the vanguard of an alien invasion, or something more sinister? Your mind, prepare to be blown!
Thief Of Thieves #24 - $2.39As 'The Kill List' marches towards its conclusion, somebody's got to die...
Trees #4 - $2.39Chenglei is starting to find himself in Shu, the Chinese city built under a Tree: but things are starting to find him, too. There's a storm coming, and the pressure is starting to be felt all over the world.
Umbral #8 - $2.80'WHAT WHISPERS IN A WODE' What indeed! But don't worry, you'll find out soon enough -- after some sword-fighting, horse-stealing, spooky-forest-riding, soldier-tracking, nightmare-enduring, and corpse-finding, of course! Also: a teensy bit of Mistwalker. See how nice we are to you?
Walking Dead #130 - $2.39'There were whispers and I was afraid.'
Wicked & Divine #3 - $2.80Laura has no choice. She has to go underground to find the goth-goth-gothity-goth of the Morrigan. Is this the most ill-advised underworld-related decision since Orpheus decided to see how Eurydice was doing in the back seat? To find out, read the comic that people are literally calling 'The one by GILLEN/McKELVIE/WILSON with the very long title.'