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Best Indie Comics: Week of July 10, 2024

Check the best comics releasing this week from Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, Dark Horse Comics, and Vault Comics.

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By: Javier ReyesJul 8, 2024, 9:47 AM

It’s that time of the week when we check out some of the very best comics from indie publishers! We’ve got another stacked week of great comics to look forward to from Image, Dark Horse, Vault Comics, and more. Be on the lookout for comics by Daniel Warren Johnson, Skottie Young, Gerry Duggan, and Zack Kaplan, just to name a few. So whether you’re into superheroes or the supernatural, there’s a great comic to dive into this week. Let’s get to it!

Best Image Comics of the Week

Transformers #10

By Daniel Warren Johnson, Jorge Corona, and Mike Spicer

Transformers 10 comic coverImage: Skybound

After the intense battle in the last issue, the Autobots and Decepticons plan their next moves. While the Autobots recover from their losses, Shockwave finally reveals the plan he’s been putting together in this second phase. Fans of Skybound’s Energon Universe should not miss out on this pivotal issue of one of the best comics out today!

Ain’t No Grave #3

By Skottie Young, Jorge Corona, Jean-François Beaulieu, and Nate Piekos

Ain’t No Grave 3 comic coverImage: Image Comics

The next stage in Ryder’s adventure through the world of the dead starts on a riverboat. There, she must gamble for her life against Madam Gates, the owner of the devilish ship. It’s up to Ryder to play her cards right and get closer to killing Death to save her life.

Moon Man #3

By Kyle Higgins, Scott Mescudi, Marco Locati, Igor Monti, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Moon Man 3 comic coverImage: Image Comics

Kid Cudi’s hit comic series with Kyle Higgins and Marco Locati continues in this latest issue. With word about Moon Man spreading throughout the streets, Ramon decides to test how far he can push his new powers. His city needs a hero and Ramon is just the guy for the job. Except, things get complicated when an old friend returns and changes Ramon’s plans for the future. 

Falling in Love On the Path to Hell #2

By Gerry Duggan, Gary Brown, Chris O'Halloran, Joe Sabino, and Elliott Gray

Falling in Love On the Path to Hell 2 comic coverImage: Image Comics

The horrific love story between Asami and MacRaith starts here. But things don’t start pretty for the samurai and gunslinger. The two must navigate a strange and violent island filled with monsters and the undead. The best shot they have at uncovering the truth lies with Mohan, the man leading the army of the damned. But can they trust him? Don’t miss out on discovering more of this fascinating and dark world created by some of the most inventive minds in comics!  

Precious Metal #2

By Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram, Matt Hollingsworth, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Precious Metal 2 comic coverImage: Image Comics

One of the most promising new comics from Image is back! With factions fighting tooth and nail for custody of the modified child, Max must face dark truths about his past to push forward into the future. The series is peak sci-fi and is the perfect comic for readers who are into Dune and Ghost in the Shell.

The Domain #1

By Chip Zdarsky, Rachael Stott, Enrica Eren Angiolini, and Jeff Powell

The Domain 1 comic coverImage: Image Comics

Straight from the pages of Chip Zdarsky’s Public Domain comes the premier of The Domain! Created by Syd Dallas, The Domain follows the story of three best friends who gain special abilities after discovering a crashlanded UFO. The catch is that only one of them can use the powers at a time! It’s a classic superhero story with some metanarrative twists that fans of Publish Domain are going to love! 

Check out a preview of The Domain #1 right here!

Best BOOM! Studios Comic of the Week

Crocodile Black #3

By Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Somnath Pal, and Patricio Delpeche

Crocodile Black 3 comic coverImage: BOOM! Studios

Danny continues going down his dark path in the latest issue of Crocodile Black. Off his meds and tortured by visions, he dives deeper into the world of drugs and crime. This chilling comic is not for the faint of heart!

Check out a preview of Crocodile Black #3 right here!

Best Dark Horse Comics of the Week

Dawnrunner #4

By Ram V., Evan Cagel, Dave Stewart, and Aditya Bidikar

Dawnrunner 4 comic coverImage: Dark Horse Comics

The battle against the Tetza enters a new stage in the latest issue of Dawnrunner. With new types of Tetza popping up, Anita must push herself and Dawnrunner to new limits and unlock powers she didn’t think were possible. But does she have what it takes or will she crash and burn?  This series is just pure mecha vs kaiju goodness and an absolute joy to look at!

Kill All Immortals #1

By Zack Kaplan, Fico Ossio, Thiago Rocha, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Kill All Immortals 1 comic coverImage: Dark Horse Comics

Billed as “Succession meets John Wick,” Kill All Immortals is the story of immortal Vikings turned modern-day billionaires. While Erik the Red sits atop his banking empire, his daughter, Frey, seeks to free herself from her family’s corrupt influence. But the only way to do that is to kill those who supposedly can’t be killed. Sounds easy enough, right? Created by Zack Kaplan and Fico Ossio, this is easily one of my most anticipated new comics of the year!

Best Vault Comics of the week

Beyond Real #5

By Zack Kaplan, Fabiana Mascolo, Jorge Corona, Luana Vecchio, Liana Kangas, Jordie Bellaire, Mattia Iacono, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Beyond Real 5 comic coverImage: Vault Comics

Miniseries finale time! June has come to the end of her journey through the digital world. But before she can make it to the mountain to make her final revelation, she must face an army of doppelgangers that reflect all her past doubts and despairs. This one is going to be one emotional ride! 

TAGGED: Image Comics, Skybound, Dark Horse Comics, BOOM! Studios, Vault Comics
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