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Get a first look at Skybound X #25

Skybound has revealed a first look at Skybound X #25the return of the hit anthology series Skybound X, following its wildly successful five-issue limited run last summerIn celebration of Image Comics’ 30th anniversary, Skybound X returns with issue #25, embracing the “Images of Tomorrow” legacy by showcasing four all-new series—the highly anticipated Battle Beast, Dark Ride, Kromaand Scurryavailable at comic book shops July 20.  

The extra-length issue features the monumental return of a widely beloved character from the Invincible universe and the introduction of unforgettable new ones from some of the most-acclaimed comics talent today, all setting the stage for epic new series launches.  

From the pages of Invincible comes breakout star Battle Beast, reuniting the legendary Invincible team of Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley. The acclaimed team behind Birthright, Josh Williamson and Andrei Bressan, also reunite to kick off the new horror epic Dark Ride. Then, discover the first appearance of the savage and beautiful Kroma, from writer/artist Lorenzo De Felici. And finally, Mac Smith masterfully tells the story of how animals battle for survival when all of humanity dies in the post-apocalyptic world of Scurry.  

Skybound X #25 will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. 

The full list of covers is below: 

  • Skybound X #25 CVR A RYAN OTTLEY (MAY220078) 
  • Skybound X #25 CVR B ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS (MAY22079) 
  • Skybound X #25 CVR C LORENZO DE FELICI (MAY220080) 
  • Skybound X #25 CVR D MAC SMITH (MAY220081) 
  • Skybound X #25 CVR E (1:10 INCENTIVE) RYAN OTTLEY (MAY220082) 

Skybound X #25 is Coming in July with the return of Battle Beast!

Image Comics and Skybound have announced the return of the hit anthology series Skybound X, following its wildly successful five-issue limited run last summer. In celebration of Image Comics’ 30th anniversary, Skybound X returns with issue #25, embracing the “Images of Tomorrow” legacy by showcasing four all-new series.

The extra-length issue is jam-packed with upcoming comic launches, featuring the monumental return of a widely beloved character and the introduction of unforgettable new ones from some of the most-acclaimed comics talent today.

From the pages of Invincible comes breakout star Battle Beast, reuniting the legendary Invincible team of Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley. The acclaimed team behind Birthright, Josh Williamson and Andrei Bressan, also reunite to kick off the new horror epic Dark Ride. Then, discover the first appearance of the savage and beautiful Kroma, from writer/artist Lorenzo De Felici. And finally, Mac Smith masterfully tells the story of how animals battle for survival when all of humanity dies in the post-apocalyptic world of Scurry.

Skybound X #25 will be available at  comic book shops  and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

The full list of covers is below: 

  • Skybound X #25 CVR A RYAN OTTLEY – Diamond Code MAY220078
  • Skybound X #25 CVR B ANDREI BRESSAN & ADRIANO LUCAS – Diamond Code MAY22079
  • Skybound X #25 CVR C LORENZO DE FELICI – Diamond Code MAY220080
  • Skybound X #25 CVR D MAC SMITH – Diamond Code MAY220081
  • Skybound X #25 CVR E (1:10 INCENTIVE) RYAN OTTLEY – Diamond Code MAY220082

What If? Infinity Re-Writes Marvel History This October!

If you thought Marvel‘s Infinity event turned the Marvel Universe on its head, you won’t believe what could have happened! Those questions and more will be answered in What If? Infinity – a brand-new 5-issue limited series coming in October! Writer Joshua Williamson and an assembly of today’s hottest artists – Mike Henderson, Riley Rossmo, Mike Norton, Jason Copland, Goran Suduzka show you just how 2013’s Infinity event could have gone down!

Each issue of What If? Infinity explores a twisted take on the Marvel Universe where the Builder War had gone differently. What if Thanos had joined the Avengers to battle back the invading Builders? What if the Avengers lost the war, leaving the Earth vulnerable? What if Norman Osborn gained control of the Infinity Gauntlet, ushering in a new Dark Reign?

Was Infinity truly the Avengers darkest hour?

WHAT IF? INFINITY – THANOS #1
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by MIKE HENDERSON
Cover by TOM WHALEN
Variant Cover by KRIS ANKA
On Sale October 2015!

 

WHAT IF? INFINITY – INHUMANS #1
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by RILEY ROSSMO
Cover by CHRISTIAN WARD
On Sale October 2015!

 

WHAT IF? INFINITY – AVENGERS #1
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by MIKE NORTON
Cover by MATT FERGUSON
On Sale October 2015!

 

WHAT IF? INFINITY – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by JASON COPLAND
Cover by DAVE RAPOZA
On Sale October 2015!

 

WHAT IF? INFINITY – DARK REIGN #1
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by GORAN SUDZUKA
Cover by JAMES FLAMES
On Sale October 2015!

Vile Villains Loose on Battleworld! Your First Look at Red Skull #1!

Hushed whispers cut across Battleworld. One of the most vile villains in history still straws breath. But how can this be? He should be dead! And yet his legend grows even stronger. Marvel is has released a first look at Red Skull #1 – a brand new Secret Wars limited series from rising star writer Josh Williamson and artist Luca Pizzari! The Red Skull should be dead. Banished by Doom to the Shield long ago. If the zombies haven’t gotten to him, the Ultron robots or Annihilation bugs should have! And yet word has reached the other side that he still lives, quietly amassing an army, prepared to strike!

Now, a team of unlikely villains – Magneto, Winter Soldier, Lady Deathstrike, Electro, Moonstone and Jack O’Lantern will venture beyond safety to find the truth for themselves. Only problem – nobody ever comes back from beyond the Shield alive! Witness the horrors of Battleworld in a new way as Williamson and Pizzari unleash Red Skull #1 on the masses this July!

RED SKULL #1 (of 3) (MAY150680)
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by LUCA PIZZARI
Cover by RILEY ROSSMO
Variant Cover by NICK PITARRA (MAY150681)
FOC – 06/08/15, On-Sale – 07/01/15

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Let the Battle Begin! A New Look at Secret Wars: Battleworld #1

The battles in Secret Wars are so big, Marvel had to launch an entirely new title just to contain them! Marvel has released a new look inside Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 – a new 4-issue Secret Wars limited series of wall-to-wall action across the surface of Battleworld!  Bursting with epic action, each issue of Secret Wars: Battleworld features two all-new high-octane stories ripped from the pages of the biggest event of the year!

This issue – what happens when Dr. Strange possesses the Punisher? Meet the Sorcerer EXTREME! Only Spider-Man, Wolverine, the Hulk and Ghost Rider of this land can track this terrible two-in-one down. And things are going to get messy! Then, what happens when M.O.D.O.K. recruits every M.O.D.O.K. ever from across Battleworld for his evil scheme. We’ll give you a hint – F.I.G.H.T.!

Each issue –  cover-to-cover action, pulse-pounding battles and can’t miss creators. You want action? Look no further than Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 when it explodes in to comic shops and on to digital devices this May!

 

SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD #1 (of 4) (MAR150638)
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON & ED BRISSON
Art by MIKE HENDERSON & SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by PACO MEDINA
Variant Cover by JAMES STOKOE (MAR150639)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (MAR150640)
FOC – 04/27/15, On-Sale – 05/20/15

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Ready, Set, FIGHT! Announcing Secret Wars: Battleworld #1

The battles in Secret Wars are so big, we had to launch an entirely new book just to contain them! This May, prepare for the big, bombastic action like you’ve never seen before in Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 – a new 4-issue limited series of wall-to-wall action across the surface of Battleworld!  Bursting with epic action, each issue of Secret Wars: Battleworld features two all-new high-octane stories ripped from the pages of the biggest event of the year!

This issue – what happens when Dr. Strange possesses the Punisher? Meet the Sorcerer EXTREME! Only Spider-Man, Wolverine, the Hulk and Ghost Rider of this land can track this terrible two-in-one down. And things are going to get messy! Then, what happens when M.O.D.O.K. recruits every M.O.D.O.K. ever from across Battleworld for his evil scheme. I’ll give you a hint – F.I.G.H.T.!

Each issue –  cover-to-cover action, pulse-pounding battles and can’t miss creators. You want action? Look no further than Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 when it explodes in to comic shops and on to digital devices this May!

SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD #1 (of 4)
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON & ED BRISSON
Art by MIKE HENDERSON & SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by PACO MEDINA
Variant Cover by JAMES STOKOE
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
Coming in May!

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BOOM! Studios Releases Adventure Time Annual #1

BOOM! Studios is proud to release the first Adventure Time Annual! In response to fan and retailer demand for more Adventure Time comics, the Adventure Time Annual #1 is jam-packed with a variety of special short stories in the Land of Ooo and will arrive in stores on May 29th.

THE FUN WILL NEVER END IN THIS SPECIAL EXPANDED ADVENTURE TIME ANNUAL! Featuring some of the hottest talent in comics today putting their creative spin on the land of Ooo! A great tool for bringing readers into the series and an awesome book for die-hard Adventure TimeE fans! Featuring stories from Roger Langridge, Derek Fridolfs, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Cox, Josh Williamson, Jason Ho, Bryce Carlson and others!

Adventure Time Annual #1 ships with a main cover by Ale Garza and variant covers by Natasha Allegri and Derek Fridolfs.

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Monkeybrain And comiXology Team Up

This Independence Day, New York Times bestselling comic book creator Chris Roberson is celebrating “Independents Day.” That’s because his new venture with Allison Baker, MonkeyBrain Comics, launches. MonkeyBrain Comics will also debut digitally first on comiXology through a exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies.

Joining Chris under the Monkeybrain Comics umbrella with their own independent titles will be a who’s who line up of creators, including; Grace Allison, Nick Brokenshire, J. Bone, Chad Bowers, Wook-Jin Clark, Colleen Coover, Kevin Church, Dennis Culver, Matt Digges, Ming Doyle, Curt O. Franklin, Ken Garing, Chris Haley, David Hahn, Phil Hester, Joe Keatinge, D.J. Kirkbride, Adam Knave, Axel Medellin, Jennifer L. Meyer, Michael Montenat, Ananth Panagariya, Thomas Perkins, Adam Rosenlund, Chris Schweitzer, Brandon Seifert, Chris Sims, Matthew Dow Smith, Paul Tobin, J. Torres, Josh Williamson and Bill Willingham, among others.

More creative teams with new titles will be announced next week at Comic-Con International during the Monkeybrain Comics panel on Friday, July 13th at 7PM.

 “MonkeyBrain Comics was born out of a desire to directly explore what opportunities there were in the newly expanding digital marketplace for creator owned material,” said Chris Roberson, co-publisher of Monkeybrain Comics. “We knew from the get go that we’d want to work exclusively with comiXology, who have become the undisputed leader in the digital comics field with their platforms’ unparalleled reading and shopping experience. And we’re pleased to have so many of our close creator friends along for the ride. I can’t wait to see what fans around the world think about our first batch of releases!”

Available exclusively worldwide via comiXology’s digital platform across starting July 4th, the initial Monkey Brain Launch titles are:

  • Aesop’s Ark by J. Torres and Jennifer L. Meyer
  • Amelia Cole and the Unknown World by Adam P. Knave, DJ Kirkbride and Nick Brokenshire
  • Bandette by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover
  • Edison Rex by Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver
  • October Girl by Matthew Dow Smith
  • Wander by Kevin Church and Grace Allison

MonkeyBrain Comics is a new comics imprint of Roberson and Baker’s long-running publishing company MonkeyBrain Books. Over the past decade, MonkeyBrain Books has published a line of prose novels by authors such as Phillip Jose Farmer, Michael Moorcock, Rudy Rucker, Paul Cornell and genre collections edited by such notables as Joe R. Lansdale, Lou Anders and others.

Launching their first titles on July 4th with the slogan “Independents Day” exclusively on the comiXology digital platform, Monkeybrain Comics are currently exploring following up their digital releases with trade paperback collections.

Oni Press at Free Comic Book Day!

Official Press Release

Oni Press at Free Comic Book Day!

That’s right, Oni Press is giving away the first issue of the highly anticipated new series from Joe Harris and Brett Weldele for free!

Driven to discover the truth regarding his father’s mysterious death many years prior, Melvin Reyes seeks to prove the existence of Spontaneous Human Combustion after fresh outbreaks of the phenomenon reveal a pattern only he can see, a predictability model only he can read, and the terrifying realization that whatever phenomenon consumed his father is also boiling inside of him, just waiting for release.

Joe and Brett will be talking with fans and signing copies of the FREE SPONTANEOUS at Dragon’s Lair in Austin, TX this Saturday. Be sure to stop by and say hello.

Coming your way this Free Comic Book Day: the Oni Press Rated Free for Everyone! This all-ages anthology packs in two exclusive previews from upcoming books POWER LUNCH by J. Torres & Dean Trippe and SKETCH MONSTERS by Josh Williamson & Vinny Navarette.

J. Torres will be signing copies at Comic Book Addiction in Whitby, Ontario from 10 – noon and then at the Toronto Comics Art Festival from 1 – 5.

Dean Trippe will be signing at A World of Heroes.

Josh Williamson will be signing at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach from 11-3 then Pulp Fiction in Long Beach from 3-5.

Vinny Navarette will be at Bridge City Comics in Portland OR from 11-1

You also have a chance to meet some of your other favorite Oni creators on Free Comic Book Day. Just take a look at this list of talent:

Matthew Southworth will be at Comic Stop U-District (formerly Zanadu) from 10 – 1

Greg Rucka will be at Olympic Cards and Comics from noon – 4.

Jen Van Meter will be at Olympic Cards and Comics from noon – 4.

Steve Lieber will be at Things From Another World, Hollywood from 2 – 5.

Ray Fawkes will be at the Toronto Comics Art Festival.

Kelly Sue DeConnick will be at Things From Another World, Beaverton from noon – 3.

Steve Rolston will be at Metropolis Comics & Toys from noon – 5.

Ross Campbell will be at the Toronto Comics Art Festival.

Remington Veteto will be at Criminal Records from 1 – 6.

Cara McGee will be at Criminal Records from 1 – 6.

Wook-Jin Clark will be at Criminal Records from 11 – 1 and at Oxford Comics from 1 – 4.

Jeremy Haun will be at Hurley’s Heroes from noon – 8.

Christopher Mitten will be at Challengers Comics + Conversation from noon – 3.

Matt Loux will be at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.

Robbi Rodriguez will be at The Comic Bug from noon – 7

Tyler Crook will be at The Comic Bug from noon – 3.

Brian Wood will be at Brooklyn Comics & More from noon – 1:30 and at Manhattan Comics from 3 – 4:30.

Cullen Bunn will be at Elite Comics from 10 – 4.

Brian Hurtt will be at Elite Comics from 10 – 4.

Meredith MccLaren will be at Samurai Comics.

Monica Gallagher will be at Collector’s Corner from 9 – 3.

Chris Schweizer will be at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find from noon – 6

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