april 2018



Comic Book Wins and Losses April 11th, 2018: Sorting Out the New Series’

We’re going to start this installment with a bit of housekeeping for those who, for whatever reason, follow my exploits here on Bleeding Cool. For those not interested, which is completely understandable, you can just start at the list below. I’ve been working on getting into a schedule–practically since I started on here about 10 […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of 04/04/18

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of April 4th, 2018: New Series Galore!

It’s time for that time-honored tradition of a doofy guy with pretensions of being an expert on the subject telling you what comics you should look for at your comic shop this week. That’s right, it’s time to figure out what comics should go in your pull box on April 4th, 2018. For the full […]

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Hidden Blood, a Tale of Nazi and Monster-Hunting: Amigo April 2018 Solicits

Hidden Blood brings you a tale of MMA fighters and Nazi-hunters. Plus, Call of the Suicide Forest and Tales of Rogues continue their runs. All of this will be availble through Amigo Comics in April. More solicit details below. CALL OF THE SUICIDE FOREST #4 (OF 5) FEB181092 (W) Desiree Bressend (A) Ruben Gil (CA) Toni Fejzula In the intricate woods […]

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Volcanosaurus Returns and the Three Stooges Slaptastic Special: American Mythology April 2018 Solicits

Volcanosaurus returns, witness the Three Stooges Slaptastic Special, and Underdog continues his fight for justice. Plus, a Land That Time Forgot collection. These are available in this April courtesy of American Mythology. Solicit details below. FEB181050 FILBERT FACTOR #1 REJECTED BY FREE COMIC BOOK DAY BLUEPRINT (W) Mike Wolfer (A) Adrian Ropp, Horacio Domingues (CA) Horacio Domingues, Ruben Gonzalez Holy crap – […]

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Daygloayhole #1 and Please Destroy My Enemies (in Full Color): Silver Sprocket April 2018 Solicits

Daygloayhole #1 by Ben Passmore and the colorized version of Please Destroy My Enemies by Michael Sweater are coming out this April through Silver Sprocket. Details below. FEB181778 DAYGLOAYHOLE #1 (OF 4) (MR) (C: 0-1-2) (W/A/CA) Ben Passmore How’s your post apocalypse going? Enjoying the irradiated deserts, menacing clouds of sentient porn magazines, mutant police, and hipsters on some street art kick? No? […]

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Manuele Fior, Andre Franquin, and Carl Barks Collections: Fantagraphics April 2018 Solicits

Manuele Fior and Andre Franquin are publishing comic collections through Fantagraphics this April. Plus, Carl Barks is putting out a collection of Donald Duck cartoons. More details below. Also, apologies for the lack of images. The covers haven’t come in yet. FEB181544 BLACKBIRD DAYS HC (MR) (C: 0-1-2) (W/A/CA) Manuele Fior Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist Manuele Fior’s Blackbird Days […]

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Distinguishing Squirrels from Tacos: Lion Forge April 2018 Solicits

Graphic novels Algeria is Beautiful Like America, a comic about discovering one’s ancestry, and This is a Taco, which will help you tell the difference between a squirrel and a taco, are coming out courtesy of Lion Forge this April. Plus, new issues of their Catalyst Prime family of comics are being offered. Details below. ALGERIA IS BEAUTIFUL LIKE AMERICA HC […]

Learn How to Use They/Them Pronouns: Oni Press April 2018 Solicits

Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson bring you a Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, and Archie Coe and the Way to Dusty Death comes at you from Jamie S. Rich and Dan Christensen. Plus, Invader Zim, Damned, and Rick and Morty continue to headline the monthly release, all from Oni Press’ April solicits. Details below. A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns Advance Solicit for June (W) Archie […]

Consultant Vol.1 and Danger Doll Squad Unleashed: Action Labs Danger Zone April 2018 Solicits

Newer series Gingerdead Man Meets Evilbong, Baby Badass, Subspecies, and Black Betty continue their runs. Consultant Vol. 1 and Danger Doll Squad: Galactic Gladiators #1 get a release. This and more comes from Action Lab’s Danger Zone label. Details below. BABY BADASS #3 (W) D.E. Schrader (A) Tim Larsen Joey and Baby Badass arrive in Larouth and discover a secret which could lead to the […]

Hero Cat Season 7 Finale, Helm, and Ghost Owl: Action Lab Entertainment April 2018 Solicits

Hero Cat Season 7 comes to an ending, Helm launches, and the Ghost Owl hardcover are coming out this April courtesy of Action Lab Entertainment. Details below.   ACTIONVERSE ONGOING #7 FEB180965 (W) Ray Anthony Heights, Vito Delsante (A) Eric Van Elslande The Fightin’ Feline has returned to the Actionverse! After appearances in Stray, Gavin Shaw, aka Midnight Tiger, is […]

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Infinity War from Archie Comics? Archie Comics April 2018 Solicits

Archie prepares for the Spring Dance, and the Vixens have someone who wants in who knows their secrets. Plus, Marvel Digest spotlights the battle between the Avengers and Thanos in Infinity War. All this comes from Archie Comics’ April solicits. Details below. MARVEL DIGEST MARVEL COMICS DIGEST #6 Marvel Comics’ best-selling heroes are back in the ever-popular digest format! […]

Sonic the Hedgehog Runs Once More: IDW Publishing April 2018 Solicitations

Sonic the Hedgehog takes off once more from creative team Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, and Tyson Hesse from IDW Publishing this April. Plus, more from TMNT, GI Joe, X-Files, Star Trek Goosebumps, and more. Details below. Sonic the Hedgehog #1—Cover A: Tyson Hesse—GEM OF THE MONTH Ian Flynn (w) • Tracy Yardley (a) • Tyson Hesse (c) SONIC’S RACING […]

The Hunt for Wolverine Begins: Marvel April 2018 Solicitations

We got your piping hot Marvel Comics solicits here. The Hunt for Wolverine is on, everyone gets a Venom 30th variant, and Josh must face the world without a currently running Luke Cage title. INFINITY COUNTDOWN #2 (OF 5) GERRY DUGGAN (W) • AAARON KUDER & MIKE HAWTHORNE (A) Cover by NICK BRADSHAW VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM VENOM […]

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X-O Manowar Returns to Earth: Valiant Entertainment April 2018 Solicits

Christos Gage‘s Ninja-K Vol.1 gets collected, Matt Kindt‘s X-O Manowar returns to Earth, and Elliot Rahal and Joe Bennett‘s Ninja-K vs. the Valiant Universe continues the mayhem, all from Valiant Universe’s April solicits. More details below. SHADOWMAN (2018) #2 Written by ANDY DIGGLE Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA Cover A by TONCI ZONJIC Cover B by RENATO GUEDES Interlocking Variant by JUAN JOSÉ RYP Shadowman Icon […]

Fear Diaries and FUBAR All-Stars Take the Stage: Alterna Comics April 2018 Solicits

New titles Fear Diaries, by Garrett Gunn and Nicolas Touris, and FUBAR All-Stars, by Michael Exner III, Michael Bracco, Chuck Dixon, Kelly Williams, and more, are coming out through Alterna Comics this coming April. Details below. SONITUS #2 of 3 (W) Cody Sousa, Dan Sheppard (A) Cecilia Lo Valvo, Dee Cunniffe (L) Dezi Sienty Reality begins to unravel as the darkness within the house […]

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Dan Fogler Puts Brooklyn Gladiator Into the Ring: Chapterhouse April 2018 Solicits

Behold, the Brooklyn Gladiator from creators Dan Fogler and Tom Hodges. It takes place in post-apocalyptic 2033 New York, where the titular Brooklyn Gladiator tries to make the wrong things right again as a “Rock & roll kung-fu Robin Hood.” Plus, the continued origin of Captain Canuck will be released, and Freelance and Fantomah continues their runs, all from Chapterhouse Comics this April. CAPTAIN CANUCK […]

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All Hail Xerxes- The Return of Frank Miller to 300: Dark Horse April 2018 Solicits

Frank Miller returns to 300 with Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander. Plus, Jeff Lemire continues the saga of Black Hammer, and Gabriel Hardman kicks of Aliens: Dust to Dust. All this comes in April courtesy of Dark Horse Comics. Details Below.    Aliens: Dust to Dust #1 (of 4) Gabriel Hardman (W/A/Cover) and Carlos D’Anda (Variant cover) […]

Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon: Yen Press April 2018 Solicits

Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon, I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years, Stupid Love Comedy, Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, and more new novels and manga series launch this April courtesy of Yen Press. Details below. Reborn as a Vending Machine, I Now Wander the Dungeon, Vol. 1 (light novel) […]

Deep Roots and Wasted Space: Vault Comics April 2018 Solicits

New graphic novels Alien Bounty Hunter Vol. 1, Colossi Vol. 1, and Stalag-X, and new series Deep Roots and Wasted Space are coming out courtesy of Vault Comics this April. Check out more details below. ALIEN BOUNTY HUNTER, VOL. 1 Writer(s):  Adrian Wassel & David Booher Artist(s): Nick Robles Cover Artist(s): Nick Robles & Tim Daniel Letters: Deron Bennett Ben Madsen is […]