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Best Image Comics: Week of January 17, 2024

Check out some of our picks of the best Image Comics releasing this week ahead of a stacked New Comic Book Day!

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By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 9:51 PM

Looks like we’ve got another big week ahead of us from Image Comics! Take your pick of exciting new series premieres, returning favorites, and some very emotional finales! From top to bottom, the titles coming out this week come from many of the industry’s biggest and best creators. So, you do not want to miss out on any of these! Read on below and find out our favorites among the best Image Comics releasing this upcoming New Comic Book Day! 

Cobra Commander #1

By Joshua Williamson, Andrea Milana, and Annalisa Leoni

Cobra Commander 1 comic coverImage: Skybound

The rise of the Cobra starts here. Writer Joshua Williamson continues to build his fresh take on the G.I. Joe universe with this new miniseries that spotlights the team’s most infamous villain. With access to Energon, Cobra Commander unleashes a nefarious plot that sends shockwaves throughout the world. This story is where we see the birth of evil that terrorizes the Earth of the Energon Universe. 

The Deviant #3

By James Tynion IV, Josh Hixson, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou 

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With murders reminiscent of the original Deviant Killer becoming more frequent, the officer who lived to tell the tale from ‘72 seeks to enact his own brand of justice. It seems Michael opened up some old wounds the retired officer thought were healed long ago. This gripping horror story continues to weave new twists and turns into its haunting holiday tale. 

Phantom Road #8

By Jeff Lemire, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, and Jordie Bellaire

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Shell-shocked and out of options, Dom and Birdie turn to the mysterious man dressed in a Hawaiian t-shirt, hoping to get the answers they need. The problem is that “Hawaii” is hardly one to be trusted. The strange man could very well be who has been pulling the strings all along. Whether good or bad, all roads seem to trace back to that man. What will Birdie and Dom find when they uncover the truth? 

What's the Furthest Place From Here? #17

By Tyler Boss, Matthew Rosenberg, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

What's the Furthest Place From Here 17 comic coverImage: Image Comics

This latest issue marks the beginning of The Battle of the Keepers story arc! The remains of the Academy are piecing themselves together to help save what’s left of their own. While they may be outnumbered and outgunned, they’ve made some friends along the way who will help out in the brutal fight. 

Kill Your Darlings #5

By Ethan S. Parker, Griffin Sherdian, Bob Quinn, and John J. Hill

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A new story arc starts here! The evil that has terrorized Rose’s whole life is now freely roaming the real world. With innocent lives at stake and Elliot’s body still hanging in the balance, Rose must step up to be the hero of this story. But does she have anything left inside her to save what’s left of her tattered life? 

Creepshow #5

By Saladin Ahmed, Artyom Topilin, David DB Andry, Tim Daniel, and Matthew Roberts

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Creepshow finishes off its spooky second volume with a group of red-hot creators!  Saladin Ahmed and Artyom Topilin weave a dark tale about a politician who tries to “protect” kids from comic books in “Burning Ambition.” Then, DB Andry, Tim Daniel, and Matthew Roberts tell the horrifying story of a boy who sacrifices the things he loves to feed the monster under his bed in “Keep it Fed.”

The Enfield Gang Massacre #6

By Chris Condon and Jacob Phillips

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The bloody tale of the Enfield Gang comes to an end in this thrilling miniseries finale. With nowhere else to run, Montgomery Enfield faces off against the ruthless lawmen all by himself. This issue is going to be a Western showdown for the ages. 

Our Bones Dust #2

Ben Stenbeck

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Time is of the essence in this futuristic world ravaged by bloodthirsty cannibals. It’s up to Attis, the mysterious AI, to save the feral child from becoming a hunting group’s next meal. But little do they know that something lurks out there that is much worse than anyone could have imagined.

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