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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: August 09, 2023

It's time to check out some of the best titles coming out all across the world of creator-owned comics.

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By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 10:09 PM

I’ve assembled a very interesting list for this week’s releases in creator-owned comics. Typically, my choices feature plenty of titles from Image Comics. But for the first time, since I started putting these lists together, I’m showcasing just as many promising titles from BOOM! Studios as I am from Image. It’s exciting to see so many exciting comics come from different places, creators, and styles. It feels like I say this every week, but there’s never been a better time than now to be into reading comic books.

Let’s check out my list of creator-owned comics to check out this week!

House of Slaughter #16

By James Tynion IV, Sam Johns, Werther Dell'Edera, and Letizia Cadonici

House of Slaughter #16 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

The latest “House of Slaughter” issue starts a new story arc. This time, the story focuses on the exploits of Bait, the fan-favorite White Mask. The infamous hunter is dispatched to Erie, Pennsylvania to finish a job that’s gotten out of control. With no restrictions put on him, it’s time for the young prodigy to let loose and stop whatever (or whoever) is killing the children.

Damn Them All #7

By Simon Spurrier, Charlie Adlard, and Sofie Dodgson

Damn Them All #7 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

Bloody El is back, and she has a new score to settle. It seems the answers the occult-for-hire has been looking for rest with the corpse of her dead uncle. This new arc offers a devilish twist to a heist story as Ellie tries to steal her uncle’s body before her enemies do.

Swan Songs #2

By W. Maxwell Prince and Caspar Wijngaard

Swan Songs #2 CoverImage: Image Comics

Phenomenal artist Caspar Wijngaard joins W. Maxwell Prince in the exploration of how things end. This latest issue involves two former lovers locked in eternal mortal combat as part of their divorce settlement. This is a battle for the ages that will surely reach a dramatic close!

Kaya #10

By Wes Craig, Jason Wordie, and Andworld

Kaya #10 CoverImage: Image Comics

Things are getting desperate for Jin and Kaya. The young boy makes a shadowy deal to escape the dark realm he’s trapped in. Meanwhile, Kaya teams up with an unexpected ally to fend off a surprise Mutant ambush. But is it enough for the tenacious warrior to survive the Poison Lands and reunite with her lost brother?

Ghostlore #4

By Cullen Bunn, Leomacs, and Jason Wordie

Ghostlore #4 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

The tormented father and daughter duo continue on their path to reconnect with the mother they’ve lost. However, Lucas commits an unthinkable act that tears a rift between him and Harmony, changing the path of their journeys forever. Meanwhile, Shane continues communicating with spirits, hoping to find some that align with his ill intentions.

Untold Tales of I Hate Fairyland #2

By Dax Gordine, Morgan Beem, and Dean Rankine

Untold Tales of I Hate Fairyland #2 CoverImage: Image Comics

Explore new corners of the world of Skottie Young’s “I Hate Fairyland.” Creators Dax Gordine, Morgan Beem, and Dean Rankine introduce readers to their own strange stories about Gert as she explores more of the place she hates so much.

Barnstormers #2

By Scott Snyder and Tula Lotay

Barnstormers #2 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

The story heats up as Zeke and the Pinkertons are hot on the trail of the runaway bride and the man who supposedly kidnapped her. Scott Snyder and Tula Lotay continue to unfold their intimate tale that blends romance with the fascination of aviation during WWI.

Maskerade #7

By Kevin Smith, Andy McElfresh, John Sprengelmeyer, Giulia Gualazzi, Giulia Brusco, and Andrew Thomas

Maskerade #7 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

Maskerade batters her way into the darkest underbelly of the city. It’s where she digs out the villainous Dr. David Ditt from his hiding place. Little does she know, the deranged doctor has a plan to trap the masked heroine and stop her dead in her tracks.

The Enfield Gang Massacre #1

By Chris Condon and Jacob Phillips

The Enfield Gang Massacre #1 CoverImage: Image Comics

Return to the world of That Texas Blood, but this time the story is set 150 years in the past. This all-new miniseries by creators Chris Condon and Jacob Phillips explores the time of thieves and gunslingers through the story of Mongomery Enfield. The notorious outlaw faces off against an aging Texas Ranger seeking to let out his own brand of justice.

Mech Cadets #1

By Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa

Mech Cadets #1 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

As the alien race known as The Sharg invades Earth, General Park of the Sky Corps Academy must assemble of team of Robo pilots ready to protect humankind. Fans of the highly anticipated Netflix series won’t want to miss this thrilling companion comic series by the creative minds behind Mech Cadets.

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