Take a look at our selection of recommended graphic novel solicitations scheduled for release from August 2019 onwards.
Age of Conan: Bêlit, Queen of the Black Coast
Tini Howard, Kate Niemczyk, Sana Takeda
The spitfire who would be queen! Bêlit – the name alone conjures fear up and down the coasts of the Hyborian Age. And the sight of her ship, the Tigress, is an omen of despair for any town in the pirate queen’s path! The Age of Conan begins with one of the barbarian’s most formidable compatriots in a new story revealing how she became the undisputed Queen of the Black Coast!
Teenage Bêlit is obsessed with the sea – as well as the monsters and treasures she thinks are summoning her there! But when she stows away on the dread Admiral Atrahasis’ ship, it leads her into a deadly adventure even she could not predict! Will Bêlit’s impetuous nature lead the crew to victory – or sink her ambitions before they’ve begun?
Collecting Age of Conan: Bêlit, Queen of the Black Coast #1-5.
Aliens vs Predator: Essential Comics Vol.1
Dark Horse Comics
Two of cinema’s greatest monsters clash in a battle that spans the galaxy and extends across one woman’s lifetime!
Collected in one volume for the first time is the complete Machiko Noguchi Aliens Versus Predator trilogy – over 400 pages of extraterrestrial action!
Collects the original AvP series, AvP: War and AvP: Three World War.
Angel (Legacy Edition) Vol.1
Christopher Golden, David Fury, Nimit Malavia, Various
From Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer) comes the official tie-in to the critically acclaimed Angel television series!
Set during seasons 1 and 2, Angel Investigations are dedicated to their mission of helping the helpless… and putting a stop to a seemingly never-ending demon horde intent on destroying first Hollywood, and then the world!
The first in a series of books collecting every issue of Angel in chronological order, including hard to find and out of print stories, this volume features works by Emmy Award-winning writer of Angel David Fury, New York Times Best-Selling author Christopher Golden, and 5-time Eisner Award-winning artist Eric Powell, and is a must-have for long time fans and new readers alike!
Collects Angel #1-9, Angel: The Hollower #1-3, Angel: Point of Order and Angel: Lovely, Dark and Deep.
Bad Luck Chuck Vol.1
Dark Horse Comics
Lela Gwenn, Matthew Dow Smith
Cursed at birth with extraordinary bad luck, Charlene “Chuck” Manchester provides disaster where someone else can profit. Got a failing business? Contact Chuck, and before you know it, you’re collecting that insurance policy without ever getting your own hands dirty. But after a crime boss hires her to take out an evangelical cult, the mob boss, the cult leader, and a dogged insurance-fraud investigator all come for her at once.
Collects issues #1-4 of the miniseries.
Barbarella / Dejah Thoris
Leah Williams, German Garcia, Laura Braga
From opposite ends of time, two heroines unite for an otherworldly adventure!
Barbarella, the siren of space, meets Dejah Thoris, Princess of Barsoom, and together they must solve a murder mystery that spans time and space in order to find their way home.
Leah Williams (Adventure Time Comics, Age of X-Man: X-Tremists) teams with German Garcia (Action Comics, X-Men) for a fun, deadly, mind-bending epic!
Black Canary: Ignite
DC Comics (Zoom)
Meg Cabot, Cara McGee
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries comes Black Canary: Ignite, Meg Cabot’s first graphic novel! With expressive and energetic art by Cara McGee to match the trademark attitude and spunk of Meg Cabot’s characters and dialogue, this mother-daughter story embraces the highs and lows of growing up without growing out of what makes us unique.
Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance knows exactly what she wants, who she is, and where she’s going. First, she’ll win the battle of the bands with her two best friends, then she’ll join the Gotham City Junior Police Academy so she can solve crimes just like her dad. Who knows, her rock star group of friends may even save the world, but first they’ll need to agree on a band name. When a mysterious figure keeps getting in the way of Dinah’s goals and threatens her friends and family, she’ll learn more about herself, her mother’s secret past, and navigating the various power chords of life.
Black Canary: Ignite is an inspirational song that encourages readers to find their own special voices to sing along with Black Canary!
Black Hammer: Streets of Spiral
Dark Horse Comics
Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, Tyler Crook, Emi Lennox, David Rubin, Mike Allred, Various
A Lovecraftian teen decides she will do anything to make herself “normal,” a bizarre witch guides her guests through her house of horrors, and an all-star slate of guest artists illustrate a bizarre adventure with Colonial Weird on the farm. Also featuring a complete world guide to the Black Hammer universe and its characters.
Collects: Black Hammer: Giant Sized Annual, Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise, World of Black Hammer and material from Free Comic Book Day 2019.
Calamity Kate Vol.1
Dark Horse Comics
Magdalene Visaggio, Corin Howell
Kate Strand reboots her destructive life and moves to LA to be the superhero she always wanted to be – Calamity Kate: gun-toting monster killer. With her latest career change, she faces new challenges, relationships, and competition; desperate to show she’s worth a damn in a world overrun by zombies, vampires, demons, goblins, and the ultimate monster bounty: the Seven Fabled Beasts of Yore.
Collects issues #1-4 of the miniseries.
Tini Howard, Amilcar Pinna
An immortal, so-called “witch” who can infect those around her with a thirst to kill – a War-Monger – returns to wreak havoc once again.
From rising star Tini Howard (Assassinistas) and powerhouse artist Amilcar Pinna (Generation X) comes a brand-new saga of honor, love, and savagery that’s centuries in the making!
Collecting the complete limited series, The Forgotten Queen #1-4.
Ghostbusters: 35th Anniversary Collection
Erik Burnham, Cavan Scott, Devin Grayson, Jim Beard, Keith Dallas, Dan Schoening, Marcelo Ferreira, S.L. Gallant, Tim Lattie, Anthony Marques
Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Ghostbusters with four spooktacular stories featuring different teams in all-new standalone adventures!
Who Ya Gonna Call? You’ve got four teams to choose from as the original Ghostbusters, The Real Ghostbusters, the Answer The Call team, and the Extreme Ghostbusters are all at the ready!
GLOW Vol.1: Versus the Star Primas
Tini Howard, Hannah Templer
The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are ready to take on the world – or at least L.A. – in this graphic novel based off the hit Netflix series!
When the unthinkable happens and the women of GLOW find themselves ahead of schedule, Sam ruins the promise of a wrestling-free weekend with… more wrestling! Robbed of blissful relaxation and forced to raise money to fund their way to the event, the GLOW team is less-than-prepared for their opponents: real gorgeous lady wrestlers. What could possibly go wrong?!
Zoya the Destroya, Liberty Belle, and the rest of your favorite Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling take to the pages for new fights, new tights, and new drama!
Immortal Hulk Vol.4: Abomination
Al Ewing, Joe Bennett, Alex Ross
Once upon a time, he was the Hulk’s best friend. Rick Jones was there at ground zero on the fateful day the Hulk was born. And during the early days when the Hulk was a mindless brute, Rick was the only one who believed in him. Now Rick is dead and gone – but his body has been exhumed and stolen! And the Immortal Hulk wants to know why. But to find the answers he seeks, Bruce Banner will have to face roaming gamma experiments and a ruthless assassin out for his blood – and the one thing that can depower the Hulk. As a pair of dead loved ones turned nightmarish foes hunt Banner on two fronts, the stage is set for a brutal three-way confrontation between the Abomination, the Harpy and the Hulk!
Collecting Immortal Hulk #16-20.
Invisible Kingdom Vol.1
Dark Horse Comics
Willow Wilson, Christian Ward
The exhilarating first arc of the hit ongoing series! An epic new sci-fi saga from the acclaimed team of Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning author G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Wonder Woman) and Eisner Award-winning artist Christian Ward (Black Bolt).
In a far-flung galaxy’s small solar system, two women – one a young religious acolyte, the other a hard-bitten freighter pilot – uncover a conspiracy between the leaders of the most dominant religion and an all-consuming megacorporation. On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair must decide where their loyalties lie-and risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth.
Collects Invisible Kingdom: Walking the Path #1-5.
Jack Kirby’s Dingbat Love
In cooperation with DC Comics, TwoMorrows compiles a tempestuous trio of never-seen 1970s Kirby projects! These are the final complete, unpublished Jack Kirby stories in existence, presented here for the first time! Included are: Two unused Dingbats of Danger Street tales, Kirby’s final Kid Gang group, inked by Mike Royer and D. Bruce Berry, and newly colored for this book! True-Life Divorce, the abandoned newsstand magazine that was too hot for its time (reproduced from Jack’s pencil art – and as a bonus, we’ve commissioned Mike Royer to ink one of the stories)! And Soul Love, the unseen ’70s romance book so funky, even a jive turkey will dig the unretouched inks by Vince Colletta and Tony DeZuniga. Plus: There’s Kirby historian John Morrow’s in-depth examination of why these projects got left back, concept art and uninked pencils from Dingbats, and a foreword by ’70s Kirby assistant Mark Evanier!
James Bond 007 Vol.1
Greg Pak, Marc Laming, Stephen Mooney, Dave Johnson
“The Odd Job” epic begins in a new ongoing James Bond comic series by superstars Greg Pak (Planet Hulk, Mech Cadet Yu) and Marc Laming (Star Wars, Wonder Woman)!
Agent 007 tracks a smuggler into Singapore to secure a dangerous case, contents unknown. But a Korean mystery man wants the case as well, for very different reasons. And if Bond and this new rival don’t kill each other, the ruthless terrorist organization known as ORU will be more than happy to finish the job!
Joker: His Greatest Jokes
Bill Finger, John Broome, Dennis O’Neil, Gerry Conway, Doug Moench, Paul Dini, John Ostrander, Tim Seeley, Bob Kane, Irv Novick, Don Newton, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Tom Mandrake, Sami Basri, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Various
They don’t call him the Crown Prince of Crime for nothing!
Just in time for the upcoming Warner Bros. movie Joker, DC serves up a new helping of the Joker’s best capers from the pages of Batman #8, #67, #145, #260, #353 and #366, Detective Comics #388 and #833-834, The Spectre #51 and Batman: Prelude to the Wedding – Harley Quinn vs The Joker #1.
Alexis Leriger De La Plante, Natasha Tara Petrovic
Alexis Leriger De La Plante and Natasha Tara Petrovic bring their popular webcomic Ophiuchus to Image Comics!
Ophiuchus is the story of the lone sentry of an ancient, inactive gate. One day, a strange being breaks through and infects her with a virus. And shortly after, she is approached by two machines, who implore her to follow them to the center of the universe to put an end to that virus – a malevolent being which rots all worlds.
Our Encounters with Evil: Professor Meinhardt and Mr Knox
Dark Horse Comics
Mike Mignola, Warwick J. Cadwell
Mr. Higgins was just the beginning!
Follow Professor J.T. Meinhardt and Mr. Knox as they continue their pursuit of ne’er-do-well creatures of the night! Backed by the dauntless vampire hunter Ms. Mary Van Sloan, the heroes of Mr. Higgins Comes Home pursue vampires, werewolves, and other horrors that even they are hard-put to name or explain. The only thing that’s for certain is that the strange truths these adventurers uncover are seldom what they seem!
Power Rangers: Psycho Path
Paul Allor, Giuseppe Cafaro, Diego Galindo
The Psycho Rangers are back! Created by Karone when she was still the evil Astronema, the Psycho Rangers were programmed with overwhelming hate for all things Power Rangers. They were defeated at great personal cost, but now someone has brought them back and they are more murderous than ever before. Who brought them back, and why? And can former Lost Galaxy Pink Ranger Karone and her brother, Red In-Space Ranger Andros, stop them before they bring the universe to its knees?
From writer Paul Allor (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Clue) and the fan-favorite artist Giuseppe Cafaro (Suicide Squad, Power Rangers: Soul of the Dragon)!
Rivers of London Vol.7: Action at a Distance
Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch, Brian Williamson, Stefani Rennee, Anna Dittman
A new story in the bestselling cops-and-wizards series Rivers of London, from chart-topping author Ben Aaronovitch!
Uncover the secret World War II history of Peter Grant’s fan-favorite mentor, the mysterious Nightingale. When a serial killer with strange powers arrives on the streets of London, an old soldier remembers the man who mastered the occult at the height of World War II!
Simon Says Vol.1
Andre R. Frattino, Jesse Lee
An artist, forced to paint swastikas on train cars for the Nazis during the Holocaust, has become an unlikely vigilante in pre-Cold War Europe. Alongside his army companion, Bruno, he hunts down the criminals responsible for murdering his wife, his family, and his people.
Simon Says is one part action-adventure, one part crime-noir and all high-stakes drama!
Star Trek: The Q Conflict
Scott Tipton, David Tipton, David Messina, George Caltsoudas
The captains of the Original Series, The Next Generation, Voyager and Deep Space Nine meet for the first time in a contest of unwilling champions!
When a dispute between godlike beings threatens the galaxy, it will take all of Starfleet’s best captains to stop them. Join James T. Kirk, Jean-Luc Picard, Kathryn Janeway, and Benjamin Sisko as they go head-to-head in a competition that will determine the fate of the Earth and beyond. Will they be able to emerge victorious, or will they be torn apart by The Q Conflict?
Written by Star Trek: The Next Generation- Mirror Broken scribes Scott and David Tipton!
Thanos: Infinity Ending
Jim Starlin, Alan Davis
The cosmic conclusion to Jim Starlin and Alan Davis’ epic trilogy!
All hail Thanos, lord of all that is – including himself! In the far future, Thanos has become the most powerful being in reality. But it’s not enough to rule in his own time. The truly Mad Titan intends to command all of time and space – including his own past self! Now Thanos’ brother, Eros, his old ally Adam Warlock and the teleporting troll named Pip must find a way to free Thanos’ consciousness from his own future. But the journey will take them – and Thanos – far beyond the limits of anything they believed they could endure.
Do not miss Jim Starlin’s final chapter in the Thanos saga!
Unplugged and Unpopular
Mat Heagerty, Tintin Pantoia
After Erin Song’s parents ban her from using her phone, TV, Internet and all her screens, she soon discovers mysterious, strange creatures and must foil their plot to take over Earth in this hilarious sci-fi graphic novel for tweens.
Erin Song lives in a digital world. Everyone has a phone, a tablet, a computer – more screens than you can count. Even with a world of information at her fingertips, Erin can’t figure out the secret to popularity at her clique-y junior high school. So when uber-popular Wendy asks for help cheating on a test, Erin jumps at the opportunity. This could be her big break! Unfortunately, she gets caught, and her parents ban her from all her devices. Suddenly, Erin Song is the only girl in the world who’s not allowed to look at a screen.
And that’s when Erin notices something funny: small, furry aliens making humans disappear with a weird device Erin’s never seen before. No one else notices them, though – except Erin’s grandmother and two old men who run the local library. They’ve discovered that the aliens are using screens to control the human race, tricking them into thinking they aren’t really there – and that anyone who’s been abducted never existed.
Now it’s up to Erin and her grandmother to save the day! But without technology on their side, do they stand a chance?
War of the Realms: Venom
Cullen Bunn, Donny Cates, Frank Tieri, Iban Coello, Danilo Beyrouth, Ryan Stegman, Various
The comics event of the year makes landfall in the world of the wicked web-slinger!
As the War of the Realms rages, Venom gets swept up in Malekith’s campaign to take over the Ten Realms! The Dark Elf conqueror has designs for the sinister symbiote – and they may prove fatal!
While chaos reigns across Manhattan, Venom has teamed up with an unlikely group to try to stop the war – or die trying. Battered, bleeding and at the end of his rope, Eddie Brock may be overwhelmed by Malekith’s War Witches and their henchmen!
Plus: A new terror rises in the depths of space – even as a terrible evil claims victim after victim on Earth in the name of the killer called Carnage.
Collecting Venom (2018) #13-15 and Venom: Cult of Carnage.