Image Rundown – 08/08/18 – Featuring Hey Kids! Comics #1, The Eternal Empire & Maestros finales; Plus A New Stack Of TPBs & Much More!

Welcome to Image Rundown!

Here’s a quick look at everything Image Comics is releasing this week, with highlights and quick reviews for new series and collected editions as well as good jumping-on points for new readers. Let’s get started!

New Series and Highlights

Hey Kids! Comics #1 – Howard Chaykin presents a new historical (mostly) fiction series based around the comics industry through the decades, through its many changes, and how we got here!

Eternal Empire #10 – Series finale! It all comes to a head as our heroes battle for the fate of Saia against the Empress!

Maestros #7 – Series finale of the fan-favorite! Many are sad to see this go, I’ll be looking forward to the TPB out in November.

Medieval Spawn/Witchblade #4 (of 4) – Don’t miss this extra-sized finale of the battle to end all battles!

Continuing Series

  • The Beauty #22 – New arc!
  • The Dead Hand #5
  • Death or Glory #4
  • Dissonance #4 – Arc finale!
  • Farmhand #2
  • New Lieutenants of Metal #2
  • Oblivion Song #6 – Arc finale! TPB out Sept. 12th.
  • Outpost Zero #2
  • Port of Earth #8 – Arc finale! TPB out Sept. 26th.
  • Savage Dragon #237
  • Unnatural #2

Collected Editions and OGNs

VS TPB Vol. 01 – War has become a spectator sport, with managers, sponsors, “player substitutions”, etc. But not everyone is happy just to play along. From Ivan Brandon comes a new take on a distant future, with fantastic art by Esad Ribic.

Outcast TP Vol. 06 – Despite having more allies by his side, things are getting ever worse for Kyle Barnes and his town. Collecting issue #31-36.

Rat Queens TP Vol. 05 Colossal Magic Nothing – A new wizard has been altering the Queens’ memories and timelines, and it’s up to Betty to figure out who it is. Collecting issues #6-10 and Orc Dave Special #1.


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Happy reading, everyone, and see you next week!

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