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Alex Paknadel and Caspar Wijngaard’s All Against All gets a trailer

All Against All #1 is in stores December 7, and you can pre-order at your Local Comic Shop!

Writer Alex Paknadel, artist Caspar Wijngaard, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou present a primal vision of humanity gone terribly wrong.

In All Against All, it is the distant future. Earth is long gone, but a race of alien conquerors known as “the Operators” have preserved its most savage animals in an artificial jungle environment they barely understand. With no bodies of their own, the Operators move from world to world, harvesting bodies for the organic exosuits they use to wage their endless wars. Ignored and underestimated by his captors is the habitat’s sole human specimen, Helpless. However, when their efforts to find and harvest an apex predator intensify, he gives them far more than they bargained for.

Featuring variant covers by Sean Phillips, Martin Simmonds, and Christian Ward!

Gruesome Consequences in R.L. Stine’s Stuff of Nightmares #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Stuff of Nightmares #3, the next issue of a brand new four-issue limited comic book series from R.L. Stine, the legendary author of Fear Street and Goosebumps, who’s back with a chilling new take on iconic creatures from horror legend in his first creator-owned comic book series, with chilling art by A.L. Kaplan, colors by Roman Titov, and letters by Jim Campbell. Available on November 23, 2022.

Reeling from disaster, Issac and Stella are left to pick up the pieces–some more gruesome than figurative–as a new monster emerges from the laboratory. They’ll soon find that creating life from death has terrible, terrible consequences!

Stuff of Nightmares #3 features main and variant cover art from acclaimed artist Francesco Francavilla and highly collectible variant cover art by illustrators Christian Ward, Suspiria Vilchez, Reiko Murakami, and the third in a series of connecting covers by acclaimed illustrator Dustin Nguyen.

Stuff of Nightmares #3

Berger Books and Dark Horse present The Ultimate Invisible Kingdom Collection

Berger Books and Dark Horse transport readers back to the extraordinary universe of Grix and Vess in the Invisible Kingdom Library Edition. This oversized hardcover collection features all three volumes of the Invisible Kingdom saga including every cover and extensive process art. The Invisible Kingdom series is written by acclaimed author G. Willow Wilson and illustrated by visionary artist Christian Ward.

In a distant galaxy, acolyte Vess and hardened freighter pilot Grix join forces to expose an inconceivable conspiracy between the most dominant religion and an all-powerful megacorporation. Suddenly, prey in an interstellar chase through the dreaded Junk Rings to the Point of No Return, this unexpected pair is faced with a grave decision: reveal the truth or plunge the world into anarchy.

The Invisible Kingdom Library Edition hardcover will be available in comic shops November 2, 2022 and bookstores December 6, 2022. It is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop  and will retail for $49.99. 

Invisible Kingdom Library Edition

Kelly Thompson and Meredith McClaren launch the fantasy mystery Black Cloak in January 2023

Writer Kelly Thompson and artist Meredith McClaren will launch the mystery/fantasy mashup Black Cloak. This ongoing series will be brought to print and land on shelves in January 2023 from Image Comics.

Blade Runner style mixes with Saga-esque drama in a delectable fantasy/sci-fi blend as two Black Cloaks try to solve the murder of a beloved prince in Kiros—the last city in the known world—before his murder tips the city into war. The mystery begins in a spectacular triple-length first issue hitting shelves in the New Year.

The print edition of Black Cloak #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, January 11:

  • Cover A by Meredith McClaren – Diamond Code NOV220018
  • Cover B by Jeff Dekal – Diamond Code NOV220019
  • Cover C by Christian Ward – Diamond Code NOV220020
  • Cover D by Peach Momoko – Diamond Code NOV220021
  • Cover E by Tula Lotay – Diamond Code NOV220022
  • Cover F by Tula Lotay – Diamond Code NOV220023
Black Cloak

Preview: Aquaman: Andromeda #3 (of 3)

Aquaman: Andromeda #3 (of 3)

(W) Ram V. (A/CA) Christian Ward
In Shops: Oct 18, 2022
SRP: $6.99

What ties does the mysterious craft have to the city of Atlantis? Its true purpose has infected most of the Andromeda, but an even greater threat has descended upon the crew: Black Manta has taken possession of the craft. If Aquaman is to defeat him, he’ll have to stare down his greatest fears. Can Aquaman wrest control over the craft before the weapons systems aboard the Andromeda wipe them all from the ocean floor?

Aquaman: Andromeda #3 (of 3)

Charlie Adlard and Simon Spurrier Unleash Hell in Damn Them All #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Damn Them All #1, a brand new original horror series from legendary The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard and highly acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier, colorist Sofie Dodgson, and letterer Jim Campbell, that introduces your favorite new occult antihero in a dark supernatural thriller on October 26, 2022.

Meet Ellie “Bloody El” Hawthorne: occultist-for-hire. Following the death of Ellie’s uncle, an infamous magician and occult detective, the 72 devils of the Ars Goetia are mysteriously freed from their infernal realm. Now it’s up to Ellie to track down each of these exiled demons and damn them right back to Hell by any means necessary… holy water, conjuration, or just her trusty, rusty claw hammer.

Damn Them All #1 features main cover art by series artist Adlard, and variant covers by acclaimed illustrators DANI with Tamra Bonvillain, Christian Ward, Sean Phillips with Pip Martin, Becky Cloonan, and InHyuk Lee.

Damn Them All #1

Blood Stained Teeth sinks into a new story arc in November

Popular horror/crime series Blood Stained Teeth by Eisner Award winning Christian Ward and Patric Reynolds will kick off an all new story arc this November with the release of issue #6. This highly anticipated interstitial story will feature the talents of guest artist Mack Chater and land on shelves this November from Image Comics.

This special standalone tale answers: Who is Dr. Beverly Phelps and why is she hunting the villainous First Born?

Blood Stained Teeth first launched to immense critical acclaim in April and follows main character Atticus Sloane—misanthrope, criminal, asshole, and vampire—who lives in a world where blood isn’t the only thing vamps crave. For the right price, he’ll make anyone a vampire too. After all, immortality isn’t cheap.

The series is the perfect read for fans of 100 Bullets and Killadelphia or any reader who enjoys a good crime comic with a vampiric twist.

Blood Stained Teeth #6 will be available at comic book shops and across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play, on Wednesday, November 2:

  • Cover A by Ward – Diamond Code JUL228254
  • Cover B by Michael Walsh – Diamond Code JUL228255
Blood Stained Teeth #6

Double the Damnation with Becky Cloonan and InHyuk Lee Variant Covers

BOOM! Studios has revealed a look at new variant cover art by Becky Cloonan and InHyuk Lee for Damn Them All #1, a brand new original horror series from legendary The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard and writer Simon Spurrier, colorist Sofie Dodgson, and letterer Jim Campbell, that introduces your favorite new occult antihero in a dark supernatural thriller this October 2022.

Meet Ellie “Bloody El” Hawthorne: occultist-for-hire. Following the death of Ellie’s uncle, an infamous magician and occult detective, the 72 devils of the Ars Goetia are mysteriously freed from their infernal realm. Now it’s up to Ellie to track down each of these exiled demons and damn them right back to Hell by any means necessary… holy water, conjuration, or just her trusty, rusty claw hammer.

Damn Them All #1 features main cover art by series artist Adlard, and variant covers by acclaimed illustrators DANI, Christian Ward, Sean Phillips, and more. 

All Against All is a primal vision of humanity gone terrible wrong

Image Comics has revealed, All Against All by writer Alex Paknadel, artist/colorist Caspar Wijngaard, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and the latest from the Syzygy imprint. This five issue miniseries will offer a uniquely harrowing and vividly illustrated tale and launch in December.

All Against All is focused on a race of otherworldly conquerors in pursuit of an especially lethal predator… man. The series is set in the distant future. Earth is long gone, but a race of alien conquerors known as “the Operators” have preserved its most savage animals in an artificial jungle environment they barely understand.

With no bodies of their own, the Operators move from world to world, harvesting bodies for the organic exosuits they use to wage their endless wars. Ignored and underestimated by his captors is the habitat’s sole human specimen, Helpless.

However, when their efforts to find and harvest an apex predator intensify, he gives them far more than they bargained for.

Adding to the series’ creative luster, each issue will feature covers not only by Wijngaard, but also by an amazing array of artistic talents showcased with a line of exciting variant covers.

All Against All #1 will be released on Wednesday, December 7 at local comic shops and available across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play:

  • Cover A by Wijngaard – Diamond Code OCT220047
  • Cover B by Sean Phillips – Diamond Code OCT220048
  • Cover C (1:25 copy incentive) by Martin Simmonds – Diamond Code OCT220049
  • Cover D (1:50 copy incentive) by Christian Ward – Diamond Code OCT220050

DC announces Tales From Earth-6: A Celebration of Stan Lee!

This December, in honor of what would have been Stan Lee’s 100th birthday, DC is releasing Tales from Earth-6: A Celebration of Stan Lee, a commemorative one-shot anthology featuring new stories based on Lee’s (with film producer Michael Uslan) interpretations of core DC characters from his Just Imagine series of one-shots (2001-2002).

This 96-page Prestige format one-shot hits comic book stores and participating digital platforms on Tuesday, December 27; the anthology features 10 new stories spotlighting the Just Imagine characters from an incredible mix of celebrated comic book storytellers and new and emerging voices in comic books. In addition to a new story from Michael Uslan, this anthology includes stories written by Mark Waid, Jerry Ordway, Kenny Porter, Stephanie Williams, Michael W. Conrad and Becky Cloonan, Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing, Meghan Fitzmartin, Steve Orlando, and Zac Thompson.

Story art and variant covers will be delivered by some of the best artists in comics, including Lee Weeks, Kevin Maguire, Jerry Ordway, Karl Mostert, Juan Ferreyra, Anthony Marques, Pablo M. Collar, Belén Ortega, Max Dunbar, and Hayden Sherman. In addition to a wraparound main cover by Jim Cheung, this can’t-miss issue features variant covers by Steve Beach, Riley Rossmo, Jason Howard, Kelley Jones, Ariel Colon, Kyle Hotz, Christian Ward, Clayton Henry, Jorge Corona, Belén Ortega, and Dan Panosian, plus a 1-in-25 ratio variant cover by Cully Hamner.

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