Top 15 Image Comics October 2022 Solicitations Spoilers With Adventureman, Nocterra, Junkyard Joe, Scorched, Vanish & More!

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Top 15 Image Comics October 2022 Solicitations Spoilers With Adventureman, Nocterra, Junkyard Joe, Scorched, Vanish and More!

Among the Image Comics full October 2022 solicits we picked out our Top 15. Do you agree or disagree with the picks?

Top 6 Guaranteed Picks

(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Clayton Cowles

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE END OF THE WORLD? For Claire Connell, it means inheriting the legacy of legendary pulp hero the Adventureman. Now, Claire’s learning that fighting Adventureman’s fights means she’s the one who must face Adventureman’s foes, past AND present…

Collects ADVENTUREMAN #5-9.
In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $24.99

(W) Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, Joe Casey, Jay Faerber, Skottie Young, Brenden Fletcher, Tim Seeley, Kieron Gillen, Patrick Kindlon, Dean Haspiel (A) Andrea Mutti, Nathan Fox, Fran Bueno, Mahmud Asrar, Patrick Gleason, Ray-Anthony Heights, Yildiray Cinar, Andres Ponce, Jamal Igle, Jon Sommariva, Skottie Young, Erica Henderson, Stefano Caselli, Steve Lieber, Maurizio Rosenzweig, Dean Haspiel (A/CA) Jock

Our all-star celebration of Image’s 30th anniversary continues with a new WYTCHES story from SCOTT SNYDER & JOCK! Plus: KIERON GILLEN & STEVE LIEBER begin a three-part serial with “Closer,” and JAY FAERBER unites eight artists for a NOBLE CAUSES reunion. This issue also features the latest installments of “The Blizzard” by GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI, “Red Stitches” by BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON, “Gehenna” by PATRICK KINDLON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG, “Hack/Slash vs. Image” by TIM SEELEY & STEFANO CASELLI, and “Dutch” by JOE CASEY & NATHAN FOX. And course, the continuation of “Billy Dogma” by DEAN HASPIEL and “Stupid Fresh Mess” by SKOTTIE YOUNG!

In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $5.99

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank, Brad Anderson & Others

By the critically acclaimed team of GEOFF JOHNS, GARY FRANK & BRAD ANDERSON!

Throughout history, unlikely and strange heroes have risen and fallen, their identities and lives a secret. But for a Great Evil to be stopped, their stories must be told. They are The Unnamed fighting The Unknown War.

From the explosive pages of GEIGER comes JUNKYARD JOE! The world knows him as the comic strip by cartoonist Muddy Davis, but the truth stretches back to the Vietnam War. This is their story of sacrifice and brotherhood.

In Shops: Oct 05, 2022
SRP: $4.99

(W) Tony S. Daniel, Scott Snyder (A) Francis Manapul (CA) Tony S. Daniel, Marcelo Maiolo & Other

“DARK VAL,” One-Shot

In this special one-shot featuring awesome art by FRANCIS MANAPUL (Clear, Justice League), Val reflects on her hard and sometimes merciless past in the wake of the shocking events at the conclusion of “Pedal to the Metal.” But when an unlikely ally reveals a way to find Val’s convoy and take them to Eos, Val must go against her every instinct in order to trust this new partner.

In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Sean Lewis, Todd McFarlane (A) Stephen Segovia, Paolo Siqueira

From the smash-hit new series from the SPAWN UNIVERSE: THE SCORCHED!

Hellspawns were never meant to work together. That kind of power is just too volatile, too dangerous. THE SCORCHED, however, have no other choice. They are the Hellspawns and Angels working together to save humanity from those that seek to enslave it: She-Spawn, Redeemer, Medieval, Gunslinger, and Reaper.

Collects THE SCORCHED #1-6
In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $9.99

(W) Donny Cates (A) J. P. Mayer, Sonia Oback, John J. Hill (A/CA) Ryan Stegman & Others

Meet Deacon Dust. Master illusionist and Oliver Harrison’s close childhood friend. Why is this arrogant charmer coming into focus, and what does the superhero team the Prestige have to do with it all?

Oliver’s past continues to come back and haunt him as the latest chapter of VANISH unfolds!

In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

Top 9 Honorable Mentions AKA Possible Picks

(W) Declan Shalvey (A/CA) Declan Shalvey & Other

The exciting new action series by DECLAN SHALVEY continues with a brand-new mission.

Lynch returns to Russia in order to protect an old handler from his early CIA days. Retriever returns with him to uncover more secrets from Lynch’s past, but is she prepared for what she may find? Or worse, are they both too late…?

In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Kyle Higgins, Joseph Clark (A/CA) Frank William, Felipe Watanabe

At the fin de siecle, young Ioseb talks to a past life about life, death, and power. Twelve decades later, the gang attempts to stop another cycle when they learn the location of the God Machine-and Christopher must decide if he’s a compassionate or vengeful God.

In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Matteo Buffagni

Edison Crane, Felix Koffka, and their team are lost in the mountains, searching for the city of Shangri-La-but it’s not the place from the storybooks. Shangri-La is where the world’s most evil people have been pulled for thousands of years, and the dark secret behind it is revealed in this issue.

In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Chip Zdarsky

After the bombshell revelation of the last issue, can the Dallas family come together to start this wild new chapter in their lives? Join CHIP ZDARSKY (Batman) as he teams up with hot new artist CHIP ZDARSKY (Detective Comics) on this hot new issue!

In Shops: Oct 19, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Gigi Cavenago & Other

Sasha Sanchez is a big, gruff leg-breaker and ball-breaker, but he also happens to be one of the most experienced wizards the Magic Order has ever known. Is he right to not trust Rosie Moonstone? And is he really going to murder a little girl based on a hunch?

In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Kyle Higgins (A/CA) Marcello Costa & Others

A brand-new alien object has landed in Chicago. But what is it? And…why isn’t it doing anything? And in the wake of the shocking ending of the fight with Epic Front…who even is Radiant Black these days?

In Shops: Oct 19, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Thomas Nachlik

K’s identity has been revealed! And with his “plan” to save humanity at all costs laid out before the Scorched team, they realize it may be too late to stop him!

In Shops: Oct 26, 2022
SRP: $2.99

(W) Robert Windom, Kelvin Mao (A/CA) Jae Lee

JAE LEE returns to creator-owned comics with his first new title since 1994, a seven-issue LIMITED SERIES. In issue 5, after being captured by Allah’s Watchmen, Delph continues his spiritual journey and discovers a newfound peace, while Nicolaus and the Church scour the globe to hunt him down.

In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

(W) Liam Sharp (A/CA) Liam Sharp

AMBER and DARYL battle the MOR-DREADNAUGHT, revealing unexpected things about both of them! MERLIN conspires to arrange the birth of ARTHUR, the once and future king.

In Shops: Oct 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

Pulse Taking

That’s our top picks from Image Comics’ October 2022 solicitations, but what caught your eye from their offerings?

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