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The Activity #13

Written By: Nathan Edmondson

Art By: Mitch Gerads

Cover By: Mitch Gerads

Description: “SOLIDAO”

THE ACTIVITY continues into Volume III! After the stunning events in Minneapolis, the team is on stand-down pending an investigation. A call from one of Switchfoot’s friends in the Israeli Defense Force, however, turns into an unsanctioned mission with dire consequences. Meanwhile, there is trouble at Fort Belvoir.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 6.

Artifacts #26

Written By: Ron Marz

Art By: Stjepan Sejic

Cover By: Stjepan Sejic


Tom Judge’s plans to recruit Witchblade bearer Sara Pezzini in his quest to overthrow Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado didn’t pan out quite the way he expected. In a desperate grasp to turn his fortunes in battle, Tom has turned his attention to attacking the perversion of the universe Jackie created at its core. But will Tom do what needs to be done when he brace himself to end the life of an innocent bystander?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Bedlam #5

Written By: Nick Spencer

Art By: Riley Rossmo

Cover By: Frazer Irving

Description: “A great weeping.”

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 20.

Blackacre #3

Written By: Duffy Boudreau

Art By: Wendell Cavalcanti

Cover By: Brian Churilla

Description: Bird, Sinclair’s chief operative in the Hinterlands, welcomes a battered Hull into his circle of mercenaries – but a terrible realization has shaken Hull to the core, and now there’s no one left to trust. Meanwhile, a dark army approaches, tightening its grip on the countryside.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Change #3

Written By: Ales Kot

Art By: Morgan Jeske

Cover By: Morgan Jeske

Description: Did you ever wake up to find / A day that broke up your mind?

The astronaut is falling. Someone is dead. Someone is dying. Someone needs saving. Now.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Chew #32

Written By: John Layman

Art By: Rob Guillory

Cover By: Rob Guillory

Description: Revelations! Fights! Milkshakes!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Clone #4

Written By: David Schulner

Art By: Juan Jose Ryp and Felix Serrano

Cover By: Juan Jose Ryp and Felix Serrano

Description: Luke Taylor is about to be a father any day now, but who is his “father”? The scientist behind the cloning project is the most wanted man in America, but where is he? And what will the rebels do when they get their hands on him?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Comeback #4

Written By: Ed Brisson

Art By: Michael Walsh

Cover By: Michael Walsh

Description: Things go further upside down for RECONNECT Agent Mark Thompson. His partner is dead and his mission failed. Now both the FBI and his former employer, a man more frightening than any government agency, are hot on his tail. One wants him in jail, the other wants him dead.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 20.

Creator Owned Heroes #9

Written By: Steve Niles, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, Scott Morse, Ciancarlo Caracuzzo and Darwyn Cooke

Art By: Steve Niles, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, Scott Morse, Ciancarlo Caracuzzo and Darwyn Cooke

Covers By: Amanda Conner / Paul Mounts and Scott Morse

Description: “WEAPON OF GOD,” Part One.

Generations have gone by and now evil has shown its face and only one man can put a stop to it. Training his entire life, the man living in seclusion known only as “the weapon of God” is sent on a mission to track down and destroy his mortal enemy, but not before making sure his legacy will live on with a gift from the holy ones.


Being a cop you get used to things being a certain way, a thief is a thief and dead is dead. When those certainties start to fade, Lou Vector’s world and career start to crumble. It’s tough enough being a cop. It’s even tougher when THEY COME BACK.

Interviews, contests, art galleries, con photos, and original articles, all celebrating the creator-owned spirit.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Cyber Force #5

Written By: Marc Silvestri and Matt Hawkins

Art By: Khoi Pham and Sunny Gho

Cover By: Marc Silvestri


The Chairwoman of the massive CDI corporation will stop at nothing to get back her runaway daughter, Velocity. In her rampage, she has ordered the execution of every member of the rogue Cyber Force faction who stands in her way. But Velocity has turned and, faced to confront her mother, she doesn’t know what’s worse – being annihilated alongside her compatriots, or having her memory wiped clean with a brain box implant.

32 pages, free, in stores on Feb. 20.

The Darkness #112

Written By: David Hine

Art By: Stjepan Sejic

Cover By: Stjepan Sejic


On the verge of adolescence, Jackie’s daughter Hope is following in her father’s footsteps and is starting to grow into the young lady that she was always destined to become. But there is Darkness in her blood. And when she wanders into the woods alone, surrounded by things that go bump in the night, Hope wonders if she is the creature to actually fear.

Guest artist STJEPAN SEJIC joins series writer DAVID HINE on the goriest, most unchained storyline of THE DARKNESS to date!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Elephantmen #47

Written By: Richard Starkings

Art By: Axel Medellin

Cover By: Camilla D’Errico

Description: “SLEEPING PARTNERS,” Part Six.

Sahara must give up her baby, before it is even born.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

The End Times of Bram & Ben #2

Written By: James Asmus and Jim Festante

Art By: Rem Broo

Cover By: J.A.W. Cooper

Description: Bram’s wild and very public response to the Apocalypse brings a cult of followers to his door – and warring agents of the End Times! Ben, meanwhile, gets blue balls and a trip to Hell. Destruction! Betrayal! Crotch-grabbing! And the violence kicks into high gear!

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Epic Kill #8

Written By: Raffaele Ienco

Art By: Raffaele Ienco

Cover By: Raffaele Ienco

Description: Secret Ops director Hugo Paxton gives Song her first mission: take down another out of control super-powered operative – code-named Red-Hand – or see her uncle killed!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Fatale #13

Written By: Ed Brubaker

Art By: Sean Phillips and Dave Stewart

Cover By: Sean Phillips

Description: It’s the curse of the Femme Fatale in the old west, for those who like horror and noir in their spaghetti western. Another standalone FATALE FLASHBACK issue, and a perfect place for new readers to jump on board! And remember each issue of FATALE contains extra content, articles and artwork that are not available anywhere but the printed single issues.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 20.

Five Weapons #13

Written By: Jimmie Robinson

Art By: Jimmie Robinson

Cover By: Jimmie Robinson

Description: 13-year-old Tyler finds himself in a specialized school where assassins send their kids for education and training in one of the five deadly weapons. Tyler doesn’t have a weapon or any fighting skills, but he still plans to graduate by beating every weapon master in the school because he has a powerful ability that nobody can match: his razor-sharp mind! JIMMIE ROBINSON twists the insanity of BOMB QUEEN in a fun new series that will keep you guessing to the end.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

Glory #33

Written By: Joe Keatinge

Art By: Ross Campbell

Cover By: Ross Campbell

Description: “WAR TORN,” Part Three, In final battle.

The penultimate issue of ROSS CAMPBELL and JOE KEATINGE’s GLORY saga ties threads together from its very beginning amidst the most brutal war Glory has ever fought. Destinies will be realized. Lives will be destroyed. The end begins here.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Great Pacific #4

Written By: Joe Harris

Art By: Marton Morazzo

Cover By: Marton Morazzo

Description: “TRASHED!” Part Four

Settling the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has led Chas Worthington down an insanely dangerous path. But when the lovely and mysterious French aviator, Zoe crashes onto his island nation, things only get worse. Meanwhile, the corporation and the government Chas fled conspire to drag his fugitive hide back to Texas!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Guarding the Globe #6

Written By: Phil Hester

Art By: Todd Nauck and John Rauch

Cover By: Todd Nauck and John Rauch

Description:; This is IT! Set’s plan for world domination has been building since issue #1, but who is this new challenger? This battle between titans will destroy the world if the Guardians don’t stop them, but not every Guardian is walking away from this one…

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Hack/Slash #24

Written By: Tim Seeley

Art By: Elena Casagrande

Cover A By: Elizabeth Torgue and

Cover B By:Tim Seeley, Nate Lovett and Francesco Gaston

Description: “FINAL,” Part Five.

Samhain pits the girls against each other in the ultimate battle to see who is the TRUE “Final Girl.” Betrayals and beheadings galore as the penultimate chapter of “Final” arrives!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

Haunt #31

Written By: Joe Casey

Art By: Nathan Fox

Cover By: Nathan Fox

Description: Showdown in Mexico! Kurt Kilgore is determined to rescue Mirage – no matter what it takes! But when she becomes the target for violent insecticide, is the power of the Haunt enough to protect her? But the biggest question remains: where is Daniel Kilgore?! Doesn’t it take TWO brothers to create a Haunt?!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Hell Yeah #7

Written By: Joe Keatinge

Art By: Andre Szymanowicz

Cover By: Andre Szymanowicz

Description: “EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS RIGHT,” Part Two.

HELL YEAH’s shocking new direction continues as the battle of the century arrives: Ben Day vs. Getting His Ass Handed To Him!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 13.

Hoax Hunters #7

Written By: Michael Moreci and Steve Seeley

Art By: Axel Medellin

Cover By: Axel Medellin

Description: “HAUNCHYVILLE,” Part Two

With one of their own held captive by the albino king and his army of gnomes, the Hoax Hunters forge an uneasy alliance with Donovan and the Hoax Hunters Hunters to uncover the secrets of Haunchyville.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

I Love Trouble #3

Written By: Kel Symons

Art By: Mark A. Robinson

Cover By: Mark A. Robinson

Description: “LIFE ON MARS”

Thomas, a blind telepath, recruits Felicia to work with him at the Mars Corporation. Mars is a huge global conglomerate, with their dirty fingers in a lot of pies, most notably the emerging field of nation-building. With her unique talent – able to get to anyone, anywhere – Mars is looking to turn Felicia into an assassin capable of paving the way for new business opportunities.

24 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

It Girl & The Atomics #7

Written By: Jamie S. Rich

Art By: Mike Norton

Cover By: Michael and Laura Allred

Description: “THE WORLD IS FLAT” Part 1 of 2.

REVIVAL’s MIKE NORTON returns for an It Girl solo adventure. Our heroine has gone to the Alps to rescue a kidnapped scientist and keep his game-changing secret invention out of the wrong hands. Prepare for super-powered spies, mechanical men, and

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

The Legend of Luther Strode #3

Written By: Justin Jordan

Art By: Tradd Moore

Cover By: Tradd Moore

Description: The true enemy has been revealed, leaving Luther and Petra to fight against foes they don’t have a chance of beating. As the brawl continues, an ancient evil says hello. The hit series continues.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 6.

MacGyver: Fugitive Gauntlet #5

Written By: Lee David Zlotoff and Tony Lee

Art By: Will Sliney and Owen Jollands

Cover By: Andie Tong and Ciaran Lucas


The hit comic series draws to an end, co-written by MacGyver creator Lee David Zlotoff! MacGyver! Moscone! Moscow! A fight to the death to save the world! Who will make it out alive? And who will never be the same again?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

The Manhattan Projects #11

Written By: Jonathan Hickman

Art By: Nick Pitarra

Cover By: Nick Pitarra

Description: “BUILDING”

Following the dramatic events of The LOGIC REVOLUTION, what will the Science Lords of the Manhattan Projects do with an Earth they now completely control? NOTHING GOOD.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

Mara #3

Written By: Brian Wood

Art By: Ming Doyle and Jordie Bellaire

Cover By: Ming Doyle

Description: Seeing her friends and supporters abandon her, and instead of trying to suppress her newfound powers, Mara goes public. Openly displaying her rapidly developing abilities, she challenges the bias and discrimination. People start to see her as not a freak, but rather someone who can’t be stopped, and that starts to make a lot of very serious people very concerned. Socially-aware superheroics in a world we’ve never seen. Brian Wood, Ming Doyle, and Jordie Bellaire bring the goods.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Mind the Gap #9

Written By: Jim McCann

Art By: Rodin Esquejo and Dan McDaid

Cover By: Rodin Esquejo

Description: “WISH YOU WERE HERE,” Part Four.

A loss of life! A loss of innocence! A terrifying return! Actions are taken and consequences are so far reaching in this SILENT issue that will have you holding your breath & leave you speechless.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Nowhere Men #4

Written By: Eric Stephenson

Art By: Nate Bellegarde and Jordie Bellaire

Cover By: Nate Bellegarde and Fonografiks

Description: Everybody’s on the run.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Perhapanauts: Danger Down Under #4

Written By: Todd Dezago

Art By: Craig Rousseau

Covers By: Craig Rousseau and Mike Maihack

Description: “The AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE,” Part Four.

More and more members of the Team go missing as The Perhapanauts become desperate, battling a Monster that preys on FEAR! …And would someone please tell this talking mongoose to SHUT UP?! Also: Molly and her Team are desperate as well, as El Cuero proves to be a cryptid that cannot be corralled!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 6.

Prophet #34

Written By: Brandon Graham and Simon Roy

Art By: Simon Roy

Cover By: Malachi Ward and Matt Sheean

Description: New father Prophet survives an assassination attempt while an unseen 13,000-year-old creature from Old Earth manipulates the Empire council.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Repossessed #2

Written By: JM Ringuet

Art By: JM Ringuet

Cover By: JM Ringuet

Description: In this explosive new issue the repo crew heads to Death Valley and Miami, closing in on the possessed Sarah. But some traps are laid in their path and powerful Demons ambush them. Is there more to Sarah than they know? Who wants her and who’s protecting her?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Revival #7

Written By: Tim Seeley

Art By: Mike Norton

Cover By: Jenny Frison

Description: Dana tracks down a wolf in sheep’s clothing serial killer. Talk show pundit, Clyde Birch comes to down and all hell breaks loose. And, those Check boys are up to something nasty.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Saga #10

Written By: Brian K. Vaughan

Art By: Fiona Staples

Cover By: Fiona Staples

Description: Marko and Alana’s long-lost babysitter Izabel finally returns to the fold, but at what cost?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Snapshot #1

Written By: Andy Diggle

Art By: Jock

Cover By: Jock

Description: Jake Dobson is your typical nerd; works at the Near-Mint Rhino comic-book store in San Francisco. But when he finds a lost cell phone, he’s horrified to discover it’s full of snapshots of a murder victim. Suddenly he finds himself hunted by a vengeful hitman who wants his phone back… and Jake in a body bag! And then things start to get *really* complicated…

32 pages, $2.99, in store on Feb. 5.

Son of Merlin #1

Written By: Robert Napton

Art By: ZID

Cover By: ZID


Simon Ambrose is a brilliant young professor at MIT. Always somewhat out of sync with the rest of the world, Simon is a man of science and does not put much stock in faith. When he discovers that he is the bastard son of the world’s greatest wizard Merlin, he is forced to put his skepticism aside and embrace a world of magic and the mayhem it embodies. Science and magic collide in this introductory priced first issue! For $1, you can’t afford to miss this next step in a battle that has been waged for ages!

32 pages, $1, in stores on Feb. 6.

Spawn #228

Written By: Todd McFarlane

Art By: Szymon Kudranski

Cover By: Todd McFarlane


DEATH! BETRYAL! PARANOIA! THE CURSE OF THE SPAWN SPREADS! As Jim Downing has violently sought answers to the many mysteries surrounding his work with The Program, those closest to him have gone about their lives. And while the darkness within Jim continues to grow, he is not the only one haunted by the curse of the Spawn.

Witness the dark realities of those whose lives have been touched by Jim’s rebirth, as the shadows of damnationbegin to take hold. Changing lives. Threatening lives. Taking lives!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Storm Dogs #4

Written By: David Hine

Art By: Doug Braithwaite and Ulises Arreola

Cover By: Doug Braithwaite

Description: What are the Wireheads? And why is a godforsaken frontier planet so important to the future of the human race? The stakes are raised as the murder team heads into the forbidden lands of the Elohi.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

Thief of Thieves #13

Written By: Robert Kirkman and James Asmus

Art By: Shawn Martinbrough and Felix Serrano

Cover By: Shawn Martinbrough and Felix Serrano

Description: Conrad and Augustus are trapped with nowhere to run from the cartel and FBI. Can father and son’s first heist together end in any way but death or capture? Find out in the conclusion to THIEF OF THIEVES second arc!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Think Tank #6

Written By: Matt Hawkins

Art By: Rahsan Ekedal

Cover By: Rahsan Ekedal and Brian Reber

Description: Slacker Genius Dr. David Loren can hack into the military industrial complex computer network to reclassify 3-Quinuclidinyl Benzilate from a class 2 pathogen to a class 5 pathogen. He can disassemble the micro-power device of Dr. Sejic to appropriate its extensive battery life for his surface thought reader. But can he save himself from the confines of his own mind?

32 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Todd, The Ugliest Kid on Earth #2

Written By: Ken Kristensen

Art By: MK Perker

Description: “CANDY WITH STRANGERS,” Part Two.

Todd, imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit, falls into the crosshairs of the Aryan Nation. Meanwhile, his father stalks a celebrity Scientologist, his mom gets laid in a parking lot, and a headless Girl Scout is mauled by junkyard dogs.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Uncanny Skullkickers #1

Written By: Jim Zub

Art By: Edwin Huang

Cover By: Chris Stevens

Description: The UNCANNY SKULLKICKERS: Two hard-headed mercenaries kill monsters and cause havoc in their search for money, fame and adventure! A bold new direction! A perfect jumping-on point! A newly added adjective! Our nineteeth issue, but also a new issue #1! It’s all here, people! Don’t make us use more exclamation marks!!

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 27.

The Walking Dead #107

Written By: Robert Kirkman

Art By: Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn

Cover By: Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn

Description: Rick is, once again, pushed BEYOND his breaking point.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 6.

Where is Jake Ellis? #4

Written By: Nathan Edmondson

Art By: Tonci Zonjic

Cover By: Tonci Zonjic

Description: “CHAPTER NINE”

Together, Jon and Jake will face a realization neither of them is prepared for. Does Jon have what it takes to save Jake and himself?

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 13.

Witchblade #164

Written By: Tim Seelye

Art By: Diego Bernard and Fred Benes

Cover By: John Tyler Christopher


Sara Pezzini moved to Chicago to escape her failures and to leave her demons behind her in New York. Her new life in the Windy City has been far more difficult and far stranger than she ever expected. Until now, her past has stayed buried. But when Rapture bearer Tom Judge and Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado come a knocking, Sara risks the discovery that her new life in Chi-town may not have been a decision that she made for herself.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 20.

Witch Doctor: Mal Practice #4

Written By: Brandon Seifert

Art By: Lukas Ketner

Description: When you have a magical disease, you go to the Witch Doctor. But where do you take the Witch Doctor when he’s the one who needs help? And how far will Doc Morrow’s assistant go… to save his boss’ life?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 27.


The Darkness: Rebirth Vol. 2 TP

Written By: David Hine

Art By: Jeremy Haun

Cover By: Jeremy Haun

Description: “BREAKING DARK”

Jackie Estacado never feared much of anything, except the Darkness itself. Then the rules changed. Rival Bulgarian gangs are starting to encroach upon his turf. Jackie’s wife, Jenny, is losing her mind. Jackie is no longer the host to the Darkness and with everything cracking at the seams he has neglected to notice that his daughter, Hope, has something terribly, terribly wrong with her. Jackie thought he was invincible, but he will soon learn that there are things in this world that even the Darkness should fear.

Collects THE DARKNESS #106-110.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 27.

Debris TP

Written By: Kurtis J. Wiebe

Art By: Riley Rossmo and Owen Gieni

Cover By: Riley Rossmo and Owen Gieni

Description: In the far future, humanity has doomed planet Earth to rot and decay, covering her surface with garbage. Now, ancient spirits called the Colossals rise from the debris and attack the remaining survivors, forcing the human race to the brink of extinction. After an attack leaves their people without water, Maya, the last Protector, sets out on a journey for pure water, to save the world before the monsters bring it all to an end.

128 pages, $14.99.

Ravine TP VOL. 1

Written By: Stjepan Sejic

Art By: Stjepan Sejic

Cover By: Stjepan Sejic


In a fantastic world far from our own, an ancient magic spell almost split the world in two and left an endless ravine in the north. One man, Nebezial Asheri, driven by the deaths of his wife and daughters will attempt to reclaim that magic and bring his loved ones back to life. The forces of an entire city, Paladia, will rise to oppose him, but his greatest foes will be a ragtag band of an outcast wizard, a dragonrider, and their allies.

Artist extraordinaire STJEPAN SEJIC (ARTIFACTS, WITCHBLADE) branches out into his first ever creator-owned and original property for Top Cow! Presented in a perfect-bound, dramatically oversized issue format, RAVINE is an epic about the lengths one man will go to to reconstruct his family, and the forces of good who must stop him at all costs.

128 pages, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 13.

Super Dinosaur TP Vol. 3

Written By: Robert Kirkman

Art By: Jason Howard

Cover By: Jason Howard

Description: Escape from Inner-Earth! Derek Dynamo is a prisoner of The Exile – who has taken him deep into Inner-Earth. Now Super Dinosaur must assemble a team to save his best friend, but along the way, he will learn the secret of Inner-Earth – something that could bring about the fall of human civilization! Collects SUPER DINOSAUR #12-17.

112 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 29.

Zed: A Cosmic Tale GN

Written By: Michel Gagné

Art By: Michel Gagné

Cover By: Michel Gagné

Description: When a cute little alien named ZED demonstrates his invention to the Hierarchy of the Galaxy, something goes wrong – terribly wrong! Before long, ZED’s universe is thrown into complete turmoil and our little hero must face nearly insurmountable odds trying to survive and save the very fate of his home world.

Imbued with a dark edge, peppered with pure silliness, and wrapped up in a childlike sense of wonder, ZED’s adventures will keep readers tickled and captivated from start to finish.

Originally published in comic book form over a period of eleven years, ZED has been completely revised and remastered for this definitive edition.

280 pages, black and white, in stores on Feb. 13.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum & Comic Book Resources

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