Top 10 Image Comics January 2023 Solicitations Spoilers With Junkyard Joe, Spawn Scorched, Invincible, Inferno Girl Red, Savage Dragon & More!

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Top 10 Image Comics January 2023 Solicitations Spoilers With Junkyard Joe, Spawn Scorched, Invincible, Inferno Girl Red, Savage Dragon and More!

Among the Image Comics full January 2023 solicits we picked out our Top 10. Do you agree or disagree with the picks?

Top 5 Guaranteed Picks

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank, Brad Anderson (VCA) Gabriel Rodriguez, Rachael Stott, Gary Frank, Brad Anderson

The tales of Mad Ghost’s Unnamed continue as danger closes in on Muddy Davis and the robot soldier known only as Joe.

But it gets worse when Muddy’s young neighbor Emily becomes tangled in the complex web that threatens all of their lives. A sinister faction is gaining ground to claim Joe for their own…and they won’t leave any witnesses.

In Shops: Jan 25, 2023
SRP: $3.99

(W) Kyle Higgins (A) Marcello Costa (CA) Federico Sabbatini (VCA) Sachi Ediriweera

Up against an enemy unlike anything they’ve ever seen, Nathan and Marshall will have to learn how to share their powers-or else the two Radiants Black might not survive until the end of the night!

In Shops: Jan 04, 2023
SRP: $3.99

(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) David Mack (VCA) Don Aguillo

The rift between Spawn and the Scorched continues to grow, and just as the tension reaches its boiling point, a call for help arrives. A call that the team can’t ignore.

In Shops: Jan 18, 2023

SRP: $2.99

(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Cory Walker, Bill Crabtree (A/CA) Ryan Ottley

To celebrate INVINCIBLE’s landmark 20th anniversary, the first 48 issues of the greatest superhero comic in the universe are being collected into one massive hardcover edition-exclusive to the direct market!

Mark Grayson is just like most everyone else his age-except for the fact that his father is Omni-Man, the most powerful superhero on the planet. When Mark develops powers of his own, it’s a dream come true. But living up to his father’s legacy is only the beginning of Mark’s problems…

Collects INVINCIBLE #0-47

In Shops: Jan 25, 2023

SRP: $99.99

(W) Howard Chaykin (A/CA) Howard Chaykin

Graphically experimental, narratively daring, and visually explosive, HOWARD CHAYKIN’s TIME2 was a work ahead of its time. Now, on the project’s 35th anniversary and with the arrival of its long-awaited conclusion…it still is.

In addition to remastered versions of the long-out-of-print first two volumes, “The Epiphany” and “The Satisfaction of Black Mariah,” the TIME2 OMNIBUS completes the trilogy with the new 48-page volume “Hallowed Ground0,” plus many never-before-seen extras.

In Shops: Jan 18, 2023
SRP: $34.99

Top 5 Honorable Mentions AKA Possible Picks

(W) Geoff Johns, David Walker, Chuck Brown, John Layman, Jeff Boison, Ivan Brandon, Skottie Young, Brenden Fletcher, Patrick Kindlon, Dean Haspiel (A) Andrea Mutti, Jok, Zoe Thorogood, Tula Lotay, Paper D, Simon Gane, Katie Skelly, Andy MacDonald, Skottie Young, Erica Henderson, Maurizio Rosenzweig, Dean Haspiel (A/CA) Sanford Greene

As we head toward the finish line with our all-star celebration of Image’s 30th anniversary, DAVID WALKER, CHUCK BROWN & SANFORD GREENE join in with an all-new BITTER ROOT short, JOHN LAYMAN & JOK premiere their new upcoming series IN HELL WE FIGHT, IVAN BRANDON & ANDY MacDONALDS reunite for a new NYC MECH tale, and JEFF BOISON teams up with ZOE THOROGOOD, TULA LOTAY, PAPER D, SIMON GANE & KATIE SKELLY for “WTFK, A Lyrical.”

Plus: more of “The Blizzard” by GEOFF JOHNS & ANDREA MUTTI, “Red Stitches” by BRENDEN FLETCHER & ERICA HENDERSON, “Gehenna” by PATRICK KINDLON & MAURIZIO ROSENZWEIG, “Billy Dogma” by DEAN HASPIEL, and, of course, “Stupid Fresh Mess” by SKOTTIE YOUNG!

In Shops: Jan 25, 2023
SRP: $5.99

(W) Matt Groom (A/CA) Erica D’Urso, Igor Monti, Others


A new school, new relationships, new possibilities-for any teenager, big moves are both challenging and exciting. But it’s a whole other thing for Cássia Costa…because an ancient cult and their army of demons has ripped her new home of Apex City out of our universe and cast it into darkness!

To have any hope of saving it, Cássia must survive the worst night of her life, embrace a secret legacy, and find the courage to fight when all seems lost-as the blazing light of hope in the dark, Inferno Girl Red!

From creators ERICA D’URSO (The Mighty Valkyries) and MAT GROOM (SELF / MADE, Ultraman), the saga of the newest Image Comics superhero begins here!

INFERNO GIRL RED is a Massive-Verse series.

In Shops: Jan 25, 2023
SRP: $5.99

(W) Kyle Higgins, Joseph Clark (A/CA) Frank William, Daniel HDR


The God Machine awakens. Lines are drawn. The fate of two worlds hangs in the balance. And Christopher makes one final, impossible choice.

In Shops: Jan 25, 2023
SRP: $3.99

(W) Meghan Camarena, Melissa Flores (A/CA) Emma Kubert, Nalty Rebecca, Masellis 

Impossibly far from home and unable to rely on her powers, can Eva and her new companion survive long enough to figure out a way back? Or is this the end of Radiant Pink? And if it is…what do we do with the rest of this miniseries?

RADIANT PINK is a Massive-Verse series.

In Shops: Jan 04, 2023
SRP: $3.99

(W) Erik Larsen (A/CA) Erik Larsen


Malcolm Dragon’s faces the leader of the Vicious Circle at last! Showdown with deadly Samurai! Savage Dragon comes with our highest possible recommendation.

In Shops: Jan 18, 2023
SRP: $3.99

Pulse Taking

That’s our top picks from Image Comics’ January 2023 solicitations, but what caught your eye from their offerings?

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