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Previews Spotlight April 2022

Posted: Fri 8 Apr 2022 in

Each month we review hundreds of titles and spotlight some exciting new issue #1s, collected editions, and special stories we want to share with you!

This is a round up of just a handful of items available for preorder from the Previews Catalogue including items from Image Comics, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Boom Studios, & more. See something you like? The only way to ensure you get your copy is to pre-order it now! We do not stock every title on the shelf, so don't miss out!

Final order cut-off dates appear on our Pre-Order form. We advise getting orders in by the 20th of the month. Thank you!

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Image Comics


CLEMENTINE BOOK 1 (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Tillie Walden (A/CA) Tillie Walden

Acclaimed author Tillie Walden enters the world of Robert Kirkman's THE WALKING DEAD as 17-year-old Clementine must learn the difference between living and surviving in this intimate, coming-of-age YA graphic novel trilogy.

FROM THE WORLD OF ROBERT KIRKMAN'S THE WALKING DEAD...
...CLEMENTINE LIVES!

Clementine is back on the road, looking to put her traumatic past behind her and forge new path all her own.

But when she comes across an Amish teenager named Amos with his head in the clouds, the unlikely pair journeys North to an abandoned ski resort in Vermont, where they meet up with a small group of teenagers attempting to build a new, walker-free settlement.

As friendship, rivalry, and romance begin to blossom amongst the group, the harsh winter soon reveals that the biggest threat to their survival...might be each other.  

A coming-of-age tale of survival written and illustrated by two-time Eisner award winner Tillie Walden (Spinning, On a Sunbeam).
In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($14.99 US)


CLOSET #1 (COMIC)

(W) James TynionIV (A) Chris O'Halloran (A/CA) Gavin Fullerton

A tale of existential familial horror by JAMES TYNION IV (THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, RAZORBLADES) and GAVIN FULLERTON (BOG BODIES, Bags). Thom is moving cross-country with his family and dragging the past along with them. His son, Jamie, is seeing monsters in the bedroom closet and will not let them go.

In Shops: Jun 01, 2022 ($3.99 US)


PUBLIC DOMAIN #1 (COMIC)

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Chip Zdarsky

Syd Dallas is responsible for pop culture's greatest hero: THE DOMAIN! But his sons Miles and David have a complicated relationship with both the creation and their creator. Can they convince their dad to fight for their family's legacy?

This fun and heartfelt series written and illustrated by Eisner winner CHIP ZDARSKY (SEX CRIMINALS, Daredevil) explores a WILD ALTERNATE WORLD where comic book creators aren't properly acknowledged or compensated for their creations!! Crazy, I know!!

Hi, it's me, CHIP! I'm writing this solicitation!

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)


BEWARE THE EYE OF ODIN #1 OF 4 (COMIC)

(W) Doug Wagner (A/CA) Tim Odland, Michelle Madsen

VINYL and PLASTIC creator DOUG WAGNER returns with artist TIM ODLAND and colorist MICHELLE MADSEN to bring you a tale of Vikings, Trolls, Frost Giants, and Valkyries.

When a Viking prince finds the Eye of Odin, he must return it to its rightful owner or face a death of boils and decay. By his side are a one-armed warrior past his prime and a female warrior convinced she's a Valkyrie. Monstrous mayhem ensues.

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($4.99 US)


DO A POWERBOMB #1 OF 7 CVR A JOHNSON (COMIC)

(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson

The creator of MURDER FALCON and Wonder Woman: Dead Earth is launching a brand-new limited series!

Lona Steelrose wants to be a pro wrestler, but she's living under the shadow of her mother, the best to ever do it. Everything changes when a wrestling-obsessed necromancer asks her to join the grandest pro wrestling tournament of all time, which is also the most dangerous! It's The Wrestler meets Dragonball Z in a tale where the competitors get more than they ever bargained for!

In Shops: Jun 15, 2022 ($3.99 US)


SEVEN SONS #1 (OF 7) CVR A LEE (MR) (COMIC)

(W) Robert Windom, Kelvin Mao (A/CA) Jae Lee

JAE LEE returns to creator-owned comics with his first new title since 1994, a seven-issue limited series. SEVEN SONS is The Fugitive meets the Book of Revelation. Delph, a young man who may be the Second Coming of Christ, runs for his life as he attempts to learn the truth behind his existence.

In Shops: Jun 15, 2022 (3.99 US)


SINS OF BLACK FLAMINGO #1 (OF 5) (MR) (COMIC)

(W) Andrew Wheeler (A/CA) Travis Moore

OCCULT NOIR. MIAMI SLEAZE. Sebastian Harlow is the Black Flamingo, a flamboyant and narcissistic thief who gets his kicks stealing mystic artifacts from the wealthy and corrupt of Miami's occult underground. When his latest job leads him to his biggest score so far, the hedonistic outlaw discovers something he wasn't looking for-something to believe in.

"'Be Gay, Do Crimes' as pure pop art. This outlaw occultist queer heist book goes for your throat, your heart, your groin, and your wallet, and will leave you covered in glitter and feathers, absolutely breathless." -KIERON GILLEN (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, DIE)

"SINS OF THE BLACK FLAMINGO is a drop-dead gorgeous, funny, and sexy book! Within pages you immediately know that Sebastian Harlow is the most exciting new character in years! Dripping with WHEELER's wit and looking fabulous thanks to stunning work by MOORE and BONVILLAIN, you're going to want more immediately!" -CHIP ZDARSKY (SEX CRIMINALS, Daredevil)

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)


GRRL SCOUTS STONE GHOST TP (MR) (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Jim Mahfood (A/CA) Jim Mahfood

Superstar artist and comics-makin' weirdo JIM MAHFOOD returns to his creator-owned GRRL SCOUTS universe for a brand-new adventure!
Join DIO, TURTLENECK JONES, and GORDI as they face off against the sinister and unpredictable evil of THE TEETH! Hilarious, over-the-top, psychedelic action will ensue, you guys! Packed from cover to cover with completely unique, eye-poppin' MAHFOOD art, including bonus comics and behind-the-scenes fun! Also featuring additional artwork from PEACH MOMOKO, JIM RUGG, MATTEO SCALERA, and more! Feel the Funk!

Collects GRRL SCOUTS: STONE GHOST #1-6

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($16.99 US)


JOE HILL RAIN HC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Joe Hill, David M. Booher (A/CA) Zoe Thorogood

ADVANCE SOLICIT

On a seemingly normal August day in Boulder, Colorado, the skies are clear and Honeysuckle Speck couldn't be happier. She's finally moving in with her girlfriend Yolanda. But their world is literally torn apart when dark clouds roll in and release a downpour of nails-splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover.

RAIN makes vivid this escalating apocalyptic event, as the deluge of nails spreads across the country and around the world, threatening everything young lovers Honeysuckle and Yolanda hold dear.

So begins a gripping graphic presentation of New York Times-bestselling author JOE HILL's acclaimed novella, adapted by DAVID M. BOOHER (Canto) and ZOE THOROGOOD (The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott). Also features a bonus art gallery and an all-new introduction by author JOE HILL!


In Shops: Aug 24, 2022 ($21.99 US


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DARK HORSE


LONESOME HUNTERS #1 (OF 4) (COMIC)

(W) Tyler Crook (A/CA) Tyler Crook

From Russ Manning Award-winning and Eisner-nominated Harrow County cocreator Tyler Crook comes this supernatural fantasy about loss, power, and destiny.

An old and out-of-practice monster hunter in hiding crosses paths with a young girl that forces him to confront these chaotic creatures. As the beasts invade their tenement, they set off on a supernatural road trip to stop these ancient evils in a story that explores the ways that youth informs adulthood and how early traumas can haunt us of in old age.

o Coming-of-age fantasy adventure!

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($3.99 US)


WE HAVE DEMONS TP (MR) (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo (A) Greg Capullo

Since the very dawn of man, legends have been told of the conflict between angel and demon-kind. Lam Lyle, a woman of science, dismissed these stories as just that-fiction. But when the loss of a loved one leads to the discovery of a hulking, benevolent demon named Hellvis, Lam realizes that her life is about to undergo a dire new direction. With a newfound partner and awesome powers now at her disposal, our hero suddenly finds herself thrust into a climactic war of good and evil with no less than the fate of the world hanging in the balance . . .

From comic-book superstars Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo (Batman, Batman: Last Knight on Earth, Dark Nights: Metal & Death Metal) comes a new blockbuster series of biblical proportions.

o Collects the three-issue miniseries, plus never-before-seen sketch material and original scripts.

In Shops: Aug 10, 2022 ($19.99 US


CYBERPUNK 2077 BLACKOUT #1 (OF 4) CVR A RICCI (MR) (COMIC)

(W) Bartosz Sztybor (A/CA) Roberto RicciIt hurts.

Night City hurts. The suffering runs deep and the deeper one falls, the longer the self-prescribed dreams play. Fortune, hope, love -all made possible by DMS technology. But not everyone desires a happy ending. A braindance repairman discovers the answer to pain . . . comes in a blackout.

o The third comic series from Dark Horse based on CD Projekt Red's hit video game Cyberpunk 2077!

In Shops: Jun 01, 2022 ($3.99 US)


CYBERPUNK 2077 YOU HAVE MY WORD TP (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Bartosz Sztybor (A/CA) Jesus HervasA new urban development proposal is being pushed through city council-a flagrant infraction on those safeguarded by the Valentinos gang-one to indulge the selfish and decadent lifestyles of the wealthy and displace the eldery in a historic housing block. They enlist the services of three cyberpunks to discreetly and strategically terminate the project. With a mole on the inside, a waitress who dishes out more than meals, a government official with a fetish-everyone has their secrets, and each one is about to get exposed.  

Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries.

"Cyberpunk's latest game might be rife with problems, but its world certainly isn't, and You Have My Word is another testament of just how rich the universe can be." -Comicbook.comIn Shops: Aug 17, 2022 ($19.99 US)


WARD #1 (OF 4) (COMIC)

(W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Andres PonceFrom the writer of Star Wars: The High Republic comes an intense medical drama brimming with fairies, trolls, and real human pathos.

St. Lilith's is a secret hospital for supernatural creatures. The personnel are overworked and the facility is underfunded. It's a place, and a life, Dr. Nat Reeves thought she left behind. Until a wounded woman (with a tail) appears on her doorstep.

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($3.99 US)


MIGNOLA-VERSE

HELLBOY & BPRD 1957 FROM BELOW ONE-SHOT (COMIC)

(W) Chris Roberson, Mike Mignola (A) Mike Norton (CA) Laurence Campbell

Hellboy, Professor Bruttenholm, and B.P.R.D. agent Archie Muraro investigate an abandoned sawmill that is rumored to be haunted. But when they get there, an unexpected discovery reveals an even stranger source for the rumors! Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and longtime collaborator Chris Roberson team up with artist Mike Norton and colorist Dave Stewart for a new story of strange doings.

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)

HELLBOY & BPRD OLD MAN WHITTIER ONE-SHOT CVR A WALTA (COMIC)

(W) Mike Mignola (A/CA) Gabriel Hernandez Walta. Trouble runs in the Whittier family! When Catherine Whittier learns she's inherited the family home, she knows better than to go back alone, and Hellboy's experience with the family (in Hellboy: The Whittier Legacy) makes him the perfect one to make sure any unkind spirits are rest.  Because in a house with a history like this, "plot" can mean more than just a family graveyard.

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola is joined by artist Gabriel Hernández Walta to bring readers a terrifying new one-shot in the home of the infamous Whittier family!

o Self-contained story in the successful Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. line.  

"What I love about these little adventures is how Mignola is able to give us a full story that lives beyond the pages of the book itself."-Fanbase Press. In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($3.99)


JOY OPERATIONS TP (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Stephen Byrne

Fifty-five years from now. Joy is an EN•VOI. A special agent of one of the JONANDO TRUST. Trusts are corporate-owned cities that are the centerpiece of modern society. She rights wrongs for the trust. She is excellent. Perfection. Hard on herself. Driven. Almost legendary in some parts. Until one day a voice pops in her head trying to get her to betray everything she has ever believed.
Collects the five-issue miniseries.

In Shops: Aug 03, 2022 ($24.99 US)


EDGEWORLD TP (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Chuck Austen (A/CA) Pat Olliffe

Edgeworld marks the surprise return to comics of Dreamworks television producer Chuck Austen, the X-Men and Superman writer, partnering with his good friend, long-time Marvel/DC artist Patrick Olliffe.

On the edge of known space, on the backwater, frontier planet of Pala, magistrate Killian Jess, and native Palan Cheela fight to protect a planet, and people, the rest of the galaxy has forgotten. Battling military occupation, alien invasions, otherworldly infestations, drug running, gang violence, black market traders, and the disastrous, ecological aftermath of a brutal, planet-wide war, they must learn to work together and collect any allies they can from the castoffs, misfits, and aliens occupying Pala, in order to save the world they love.

In Shops: Aug 24, 2022 ($19.99 US)


APACHE DELIVERY SERVICE TP (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) Tyler Jenkins

Two haunted men are on a hunt in the jungles of Vietnam searching for clues to a missing treasure trove of gold that was stolen from all over Asia by a Japanese general during World War II. Eventually they find a series of hidden caves in the mountains near the coast. Bodies start showing up-murder victims and mutilated corpses. As our warriors travel deeper into the mystery they learn more disturbing facts about each other and become paranoid of one another as they get closer and closer to the gold, while, at the same time, a bizarre serial killer is hunting them down. Collects the four-issue miniseries.

In Shops: Aug 03, 2022 ($19.99 US)


DANIEL FREEDMAN

BIRDKING TP VOL 01 ESCAPE FROM FEATHER HILL (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Daniel Freedman (A/CA) Crom

From the creators of Raiders Daniel Freedman and Crom, comes an original dark fantasy graphic novel of epic adventure and magic.

Bianca, teenage apprentice to an infamous arcane blacksmith, is forced to flee her homeland and seek out Atlas, a fabled land of light ruled by "the clean god." She is joined by a mysterious guardian spirit known only as the "BirdKing." Together they will have to overcome dozens of enemies to reach Atlas and along the way, unravel the mystery of the BirdKing and their ancestral connection.

o Original graphic novel!

In Shops: Aug 31, 2022 ($19.99 US)

KALI HC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Daniel Freedman (A/CA) Robert Sammelin

From Daniel Freedman (Raiders) and Mondo and DICE artist Robert Sammelin comes an original graphic novel that's a nonstop, high-octane existential action spectacle that perfect for Mad Max: Fury Road fans.

Stabbed in the back, poisoned, and left for dead by her own biker gang; Kali sets off on a one-way road of vengeance across a war-torn desert battlefield. With impending death coursing through her veins and a fascist army hot on her tail, Kali will stop at nothing to get her revenge, even if it's the last thing she ever does.

o Original graphic novel!

In Shops: Aug 17, 2022 ($29.99 US)


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DYNAMITE


SAMURAI SONJA #1 CVR A PARRILLO (COMIC)

(W) Jordan Clark (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Lucio Parrillo

An ALL-NEW SONJA! The Sengoku period of Japan: A time of near-constant civil war. Sonja, daughter of a slain samurai, is eager to prove herself worthy of her family's glorious history. But in a desperate moment, Sonja will make an awful deal with a dreaded sea goddess: She will be gifted magical armor and weapons capable of slaying mythical beasts! But if she falls in battle, her bloodline will be erased, her family's name no more.

In Shops: Jun 15, 2022 ($3.99 US)

VAMPIVERSE PRESENTS VAMP #1 CVR A BROXTON (COMIC)

(W) Tom Sniegoski, Jeannine Acheson (A) Daniel Maine (CA) Jimmy Broxton

Torn from the pages of the hit series, Vampiverse!  Meet this reality's version of Vampirella, the Vamp, a mysterious crime fighter in the 1930s classic pulp style who could give the Shadow a run for his money!  But who is the Vamp?  Where did she come from, and how did she become the scourge of all things evil?  And what is her terrifying connection to the Cult of Chaos?  Join us this summer for a titanic tale of terror, action and adventure from the creative team behind the hit VAMPIVERSE miniseries!

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)


LEGION FORGETTABLE SUPERVILLAINS SC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) J. e. Bright (A/CA) ComicUp!

Drat that Sir Superior! After being outshone again by Saga City's top super hero, young Ben Mondo hangs up his cape. Ben can't live up to the legacy of his grandfather, the awesome Mr. Infinite, with that powerful snob Sir Superior hogging all the glory. Then one night, after hanging out with other reject super heroes, Ben stumbles into a bank heist. The escaping robber tosses him a bag of loot. Ben ditches the sack and flees, but a photographer caught a blurry snap. The out-of-focus pic goes viral. Ben becomes an infamous mystery villain! Together with his fellow rejects, Ben follows his fate and creates The Forgettable Supervillains society. They set out dedicated to money, mayhem, and fame . . . but their attempts at villainy just may save the day!

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($16.99 US)


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BOOM! STUDIOS


BUFFY 97 #1 CVR A KHALIDAH (COMIC)

(W) Max Bemis (A) Marianna Ignazzi (CA) Qistina Khalidah

"That Buffy Show," a The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air meets Dawson's Creek style teen drama sitcom, is a perfect fit for the Buffster. It's all going well until the cast gets a taste of the supernatural when the audience totally vamps out!

The Scooby Gang is forced to learn actual slayage skills on live television from "TV" Buffy to save their lives, and more importantly... keep the show from being cancelled!

Tap into some geeky joy with this celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Buffy The Vampire Slayer by Say Anything frontman Max Bemis (Moon Knight) and Marianna Ignazzi (An Unkindness of Ravens), and you'll be five by five

!In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($7.99 US)


POWER RANGERS UNLTD COUNTDOWN RUIN #1 CVR A (COMIC)

(W) TBA (A) Anna Kekovsky Chandra (CA) Keyla K. Valerio

In the next crucial Power Rangers Unlimited special, calamity looms for fan-favorites Andros and Zhan from the hit series Power Rangers in Space.

Discover their past growing up on KO-35, their journey to becoming Rangers, and the epic battle that changed their lives forever...

The future of the Power Rangers saga starts here in this exciting one-shot adventure!

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($7.99 US)


ORCS THE WIZARD #1 (OF 4) CVR A LARSEN (COMIC)

(W) Christine Larsen (A/CA) Christine Larsen

The fun and fantastical ORCS! series from creator Christine Larsen (Adventure Time) returns with a new installment featuring our favorite underdog heroes: Bog, Pez, Zep, Utzu, and Gurh!

After returning from their travels and celebrating with a dance party, a prank gone wrong inadvertently unleashes something ancient and evil.

Even worse, in a tower in the middle of a dark forest, a wizard with grand, sinister plans needs a real army, and his sight turns toward the Orcish tribe...

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($5.99 US)


REGARDING MATTER OF OSWALDS BODY TP (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Luca Casalanguida

Where is Lee Harvey Oswald's body?

The Kennedy assassination is a rat's nest of conspiracy theories: mafia involvement, a second gunman, a government cover-up... but the most important one may just be the idea that the body in Oswald's grave is not actually Lee Harvey.

Meet the ragtag group of "useful idiots" unwittingly brought together to clean up the crime of the century - a wannabe cowboy from Wisconsin, a Buddy Holly-idolizing (former) car thief, a world-weary Civil Rights activist ready for revolution, and a failed G-Man who still acts the part .

Eisner Award-nominated writer, producer, and director Christopher Cantwell (Iron Man, The United States of Captain America) and artist Luca Casalanguida (Lost Soldiers, Scout's Honor) deliver an off-kilter crime thriller set in the shadows of history's greatest conspiracy!

Collects Regarding the Matter of Oswald's Body  #1-5. In Shops: Aug 24, 2022 ($17.99 US)


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AFTERSHOCK


A CALCULATED MAN #1 CVR A ALBUQUERQUE (COMIC)

(W) Paul Tobin (A/CA) Alberto Alburquerque

A verifiable math genius, Jack Beans used to run the numbers for the Pinafore crime family, until one day he ran them too well and concluded that the only way out of this life was in a cas-ket or Witness Protection. So, he turned state's evidence and ran.
Now, the Pinafores are out to end their favorite accountant. Little do they know that Jack's skills with math and his perfect memory have made him a better killer than they ever could have re-alized. What follows is a journey full of murder, mayhem and mathematics.
Writer Paul Tobin (BUNNY MASK, MY DATE WITH MONSTERS) and artist Alberto Albuquerque (The Amazing Spider-Man, Savage Sword) unleash a master of math on a mission to eliminate a criminal empire for good.

In Shops: Jun 15, 2022 ($4.99 US)


ASTRONAUT DOWN #1 CVR A RUBINE (COMIC)

(W) James Patrick (A/CA) Rubine

Douglas Spitzer wants to be one of the "astronauts" selected for the crucial Mission Politzer. And just like astronauts like Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride, Douglas is brave, adaptable, and self-sacrificing. He's one of the program's best candidates.
But if he qualifies, Douglas won't be traveling through space; he'll be launched into alternate realities on a desperate mission to save Earth from a horrific crisis that has our world on the brink of extinction. Unfortunately, it's a mission where everything will go wrong, where Doug-las's training and very humanity will be put to the test, and where a deep-seeded secret could sabotage everything.
Writer James Patrick (KAIJU SCORE, CAMPISI: THE DRAGON INCIDENT) and artist Rubine (SEARCH FOR HU) lead us on a perilous undertaking to save the planet from total destruction!

In Shops: Jun 01, 2022 ($4.99 US)


WHERE STARSHIPS GO TO DIE #1 CVR A HAUN (COMIC)

(W) Mark Sable (A) Alberto Locati (CA) Jeremy Haun

Point Nemo - the farthest oceanic point on earth from any landmass. A spacecraft graveyard where rockets and satellites can be safely ditched on the ocean floor. In a near future ravaged by climate change, an African astronaut teams with an Indian shipping magnate to mount a dangerous salvage mission to recover the wreck of humanity's first interstellar starship. But what they find is beyond their worst nightmares.  
Mark Sable (MISKATONIC, WAR ON TERROR: GODKILLERS) and Alberto Locatelli (The Believers, Cinque) bring you a sci-fi horror tale that will make you rethink the space race.

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($4.99 US)


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AWA UPSHOT


NEWTHINK #1 (OF 5) CVR A RAHZZAH (MR)

(W) Gregg Hurwitz (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Rahzzah

This Black Mirror-style anthology examines the rapid proliferation of technology, the cultural and political polarization of the country, and the technocrats that have driven us to such extremes of thought that we need to present the present as something...futuristic. Each of the five issues is a stand-alone tale with its own art team

In Shops: Jun 01, 2022 ($3.99 US)


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CHRONICLE BOOKS


WASH DAY DIARIES GN (MR) (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Jamila Rowser (A) Robyn Smith

The book takes its title from the wash day experience shared by Black women everywhere of setting aside all plans and responsibilities for a full day of washing, conditioning, and nourishing their hair. Each short story uses hair routines as a window into these four characters' everyday lives and how they care for each other. In expanding the story of Kim and her friends, the authors pay tribute to Black sisterhood through portraits of shared, yet deeply personal experiences of Black hair care. From self-care to spilling the tea at an hours-long salon appointment to healing family rifts, the stories are brought to life through beautifully drawn characters and different color palettes reflecting the mood in each story.

In Shops: Jun 15, 2022 ($19.95 US)

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HUMANOIDS


GHOSTS OF SCIENCE PAST HC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Joseph Sieracki (A) Jesse Lonergan

A teenager desperate to pass his Biology final is visited in the night, Christmas Carol-style, by the spirits of some of the greatest scientists in history.

Trevor suffers from an ailment common among high schoolers: apathy. He snoozes through science class, distrusts his teachers, and would rather stay up all night playing video games than studying for his upcoming science quiz. With an "F" in Biology looming ominously in Trevor's near future unless he finds motivation, Trevor's parents take away his video games for a week in an effort to make him buckle down and study. When he opens up his book, however, an epic adventure begins, and the greatest scientists in history become his guides-literally!

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($14.99 US)


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IDW PUBLISHING


DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ANNUAL 2022 CVR A DUNBAR (COMIC)

(W) Jim Zub (A) Eduardo Mello (CA) Max Dunbar

The Witchlight Carnival is a traveling circus filled with wild wonders aplenty, but its sensory splendors bring deep danger as well! Fan-favorite D&D writer Jim Zub explores the Feywild realm in this special self-contained issue that's perfect for new readers and gaming fans alike! Dungeons & Dragons has never been bigger, and The Wild Beyond the Witchlight adventure sourcebook that inspires this issue has been a sales smash hit. This issue includes a brand-new magic item for gaming fans to use in their own tabletop adventures!

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($7.99 US)


GIRL AND THE GLIM GN (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) India Swift (A) India Swift, Michael Doig

Starting out at a new school is tough, and Bridgette isn't having much luck, seeing as, well, she's not great at making a first impression. Or, maybe, any impression. Ugh, all these nervous feelings! Will she fit in? Will she make new friends? Will they still like her once they get to know her better? Nope. For now the best she can manage is... awkward. This is not going great. The Girl and The Glim is about accepting the fact that fear is okay, and that while letting other people see your vulnerabilities can be scary, it can also lead to closer friendships in the end.

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($12.99 US)


GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO BEST OF SNAKE EYES (COMIC)

(W) VARIOUS (A) Various

He's the best of the best: ninja, soldier, and arguably the most recognizable member of G.I. Joe-and the most mysterious. He is Snake Eyes, and here's your chance to delve into the mystery that surrounds this enigmatic (and silent) warrior, told by some of the greatest writers and artists in G.I. Joe publishing history. Yeah, Snake Eyes might not have a lot to say, but at nearly one hundred pages of ninja-warrior action, this special reprint comic is going to get plenty loud!

In Shops: Jun 08, 2022 ($6.99)


TMNT THE LAST RONIN HC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird, Tom Waltz (A/CA) Kevin Eastman, Esau Escorza, Issac Escorza

Who is the Last Ronin? In a future, battle-ravaged New York City, a lone surviving Turtle embarks on a seemingly hopeless mission seeking justice for the family he lost. From legendary TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, get ready for the final story of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, three decades in the making! What terrible events destroyed his family and left New York a crumbling, post-apocalyptic nightmare? All will be revealed in this climactic Turtle tale that sees longtime friends becoming enemies and new allies emerging in the most unexpected places. Can the surviving Turtle triumph? Collects the complete five-issue miniseries in a new graphic novel, an adventure as fulfilling for longtime Turtles fans as it is accessible for readers just discovering the heroes in a half shell.

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($29.99 US)


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ONI PRESS


AGGRETSUKO OUT TO LUNCH #1 CVR A DALHOUSE

(W) Josh Trujillo (A) Abigail Starling (CA) Andrew Dalhouse

When Aggretsuko and her coworkers go on a company retreat to Tokyo Video Joy Place, a theme park run by an American movie studio, Aggretsuko is overwhelmed by repeated messages to follow her dreams. But what are Aggretsuko' dreams? And how can she make them a reality?

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)


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SOURCE POINT PRESS


OBLIVION TRIALS #1 (OF 4) (COMIC)

(W) Brandon Chen, Fred Packard (A/CA) Anderson Carman

What mystery lies on the other side of the afterlife?
After his own abrupt death, a young boy, Kiko, finds himself whisked to an ethereal world into the boat of Charon, a deity that presents him with a choice that will decide his eternal fate.

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($3.99 US)


TALL TALES OF MIDGARD HC VOL 01 SHADOW OF THE BOUND ONE (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Bjork Matias Friis (A/CA) Bjork Matias Friis

The Baltic Sea, AD. 867
Root is a thrall on the island of Bornholm, sold into slavery with no recollection of his former life. He's also a very unpopular thrall. He's slept with his master's favorite servant girl and as a result, he's sent out to guard the sheep from a mysterious creature that's left livestock dead all over the island.
But Root's fate is about to change - as two trolls, servants of the mischievous Loki - have come to Bornholm in search of the creature and Root's going to help them, whether he wants to or not.
Both gods and jotuns have long meddled in the affairs of men and Root soon finds himself irreversibly entangled in Loki's shadowy plots.

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($19.99 US)


NOOK #1 (OF 3) (MR) (COMIC)

(W) Caleb Thusat (A) Marcelo Biott (CA) Martha Webby

Fleeing the oppression of WWII Germany, Avery and her parents move to a remote town on the border of France only to discover their new is haunted by a dark past and a cat named Nook. Swept up into a deadly cycle of violence, Avery will come to both fear and love her fuzzy new friend as the dark and twisted history of her new home is revealed.

In Shops: Jun 22, 2022 ($4.99 US)


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TITAN COMICS


BLADE RUNNER BLACK LOTUS #1 CVR A YOON (COMIC)

(W) Nancy A. Collins (A) Enid Balam (CA) Jung-Geun Yoon

SET AFTER THE EVENTS OF THE BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS ANIME SERIES!

ELLE, AKA BLACK LOTUS, HOPED SHE COULD LEAVE BEHIND HER VIOLENT PAST AND FIND A NEW LIFE. BUT IS THAT POSSIBLE IN A WORLD WHERE REPLICANTS ARE STILL HUNTED AND FEARED.

EXPANDING THE WORLD OF BLADE RUNNER WITH A NEW TYPE OF REPLICANT!

In Shops: Jun 01, 2022 ($3.99 US)


MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH HC (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Dev Pramanik

AN ALL-NEW, FULLY-AUTHORISED GRAPHIC NOVEL ADAPTATION OF THE CULT 1976 STUDIOCANAL MOVIE STARRING DAVID BOWIE!

THE FILM, BASED ON THE CLASSIC SCI-FI NOVEL BY WALTER TEVIS (THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT), SEES AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL CALLED THOMAS JEROME NEWTON LAND ON EARTH IN SEARCH OF WATER TO SAVE HIS DYING HOME PLANET. THOMAS BECOMES INCREDIBLY RICH AND USES HIS WEALTH TO SEARCH FOR A WAY TO TRANSPORT WATER BACK HOME.

PENNED BY DAN WATTERS (COWBOY BEBOP) WITH ART BY DEV PRAMANIK (DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES)!

in Shops: Oct 26, 2022 ($29.99 US)


AFRO SAMURAI GN VOL 01 (MR) (GRAPHIC NOVEL)

(W) Takashi Okazaki (A/CA) Takashi Okazaki

NEW DIRECTOR'S CUT EDITION OF THE OUT-OF-PRINT CULT CLASSIC BOOK!

FEATURES A SPECIALLY COMMISSIONED COVER AND A BRAND-NEW FOREWORD BY TAKASHI OKAZAKI!

IN A FEUDAL, FUTURISTIC JAPAN, SAMURAI BATTLE TO BECOME NO.1 AND RULE THE WORLD, BUT WHEN HIS FATHER, WHO HOLDS THE COVETED POSITION, IS CHALLENGED AND KILLED, THE YOUNG AFRO SAMURAI VOWS VENGEANCE.

In Shops: Jul 27, 2022 ($19.99)


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VAULT COMICS


MINDSET #1 CVR A PEARSON (COMIC)

(W) Zack Kaplan (A/CA) John Pearson

When an introverted tech geek accidentally discovers mind control, he and his friends do something unexpected - they put the science into an app to help users break their technology addiction. But as their Mindset app achieves a dangerous cult following, lies, conspiracies, and murder come to light. Are they helping people or controlling them?

In Shops: Jun 29, 2022 ($4.99 US)


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