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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: August 02, 2023

Check out our picks of the best releases coming this week from Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, and Dark Horse Comics!

The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos #2
Image: Dark Horse Comics
By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 10:10 PM

Ready up your pull lists for another big week in creator-owned comics! There’s everything from massive series debuts to pulse-pounding finales worth sinking your teeth into! This week’s releases come from some of comics’ biggest creators, including Rick Remender, James Tynion IV, Jim Zub, Mike Mignola, and many more! There has never been a more exciting time to get into comics, given the great selection of titles coming out week after week.

Here are our picks of the best creator-owned comics releasing this week!

Grim #12

By Stephanie Phillips, Flaviano, and Rico Renzi

Grim #12 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

Jess and Eddie are scrambling to find a gateway back to the underworld. A strange town in Europe may be the key they are looking for. Meanwhile, control in Hell is still in chaos, and Annabel is right in the middle of it. It seems everyone has different plans for how to run things in the afterlife.

Once Upon a Time at the End of the World #8

By Jason Aaron, Leila Del Duca, and Tamra Bonvillain

Once Upon a Time at the End of the World #8 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

Time is ticking down for the post-apocalyptic paradise. The cracks on the walls of Golgonzola are getting worse as the horrors of the wasteland are slowly creeping in. It will take the full power of love and friendship to withstand the disasters knocking on the door of Mezzy and Maceo’s beloved home.

Love Everlasting #10

By Tom King, Elsa Charretier, Matt Hollingsworth, and Clayton Cowles

Love Everlasting #10 CoverImage: Image Comics

“Love Everlasting’s” second story arc is coming to a close as Joan desperately tries to piece together the meaning behind everything that’s happened to her. As she faces all of her joy and suffering, the strange world around her starts to collapse, revealing the truth she’s been looking for.

Black Cloak #6

By Kelly Thompson, Meredith McClaren, and Becca Carey

Black Cloak #6 CoverImage: Image Comics

The gang storms the castle! Except they don’t have an army. They are just an elf, a fairy, two Dracona, a young Taka, a wizard, and a couple of revolutionaries. Everything should go according to plan, right? This fantasy series continues its run as one of the most compelling titles from Image Comics today!

The Sacrificers #1

By Rick Remender, Max Fiumara, and Dave McCaig

The Sacrificers #1 CoverImage: Image Comics

COPYCreators Rick Remender and Max Fiumara are teaming up for one of Image Comics’most highly anticipated titles of the year. In this new fantasy world, peace and harmony come at the price of five select families sacrificing one child per household. It will take the partnership of an unloved son and an affluent daughter to tear down the false utopia and usher in a new generation free from a tyrannical reign.

Conan: The Barbarian #1

By Jim Zub, Roberto De La Torre, and Jose Villarrubia

Conan: The Barbarian #1Image: Titan Comics

The legendary warrior is back in this new tale by writer Jim Zub and artist Roberto De La Torre. Years after the battle of Venarium, Conan returns home to seek a more quiet life. But peace does not last for long, as a threat is incoming from the Pictish wilderness. It’s up to Conan and his new set of allies to hold off the invaders.

The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos #2

By James Tynion IV, Tate Brombal, Isaac Goodhart, Miquel Muerto, and Aditya Bidikar

The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos #2 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

This new, strange adventure of Christopher Chaos introduces readers to Dracula Boy. While it’s unclear if the dark vigilante is an actual vampire, the crime-infested streets of New Briar City have a new hero on the prowl. But it doesn’t take long for Christopher to have a bloody confrontation with the fanged vigilante himself.

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1957 - From Below #1

By Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Mike Norton, and Dave Stewart

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. 1957 - From Below #1 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

An abandoned sawmill is rumored to have some ghostly activities happening inside it. As Hellboy, Professor Bruttenholm, and Archie Muraro go to investigate it, they make an unexpected discovery that leads to an even stranger adventure! Mike Mignola teams with longtime collaborator Chis Roberson and artist Mike Norton for a new tale about Big Red himself!

Junk Rabbit #5

By Jimmie Robinson

Junk Rabbit #5 CoverImage: Image Comics

All of the secrets about Junk Rabbit will be revealed in this massive miniseries finale! With its life hanging in the balance, the Rabbit must rely on a desperation plan that makes use of trashed ancient technology. The Rabbit is putting it all on the line in this last-ditch effort to save its life.

Dark Spaces: Good Deeds #3

By Che Grayson, Kelsey Ramsay, and Ronda Pattison

Dark Spaces: Good Deeds #3 CoverImage: IDW Publishing

The new kid in town, Cheyenne Rite, has a dark cloud following her. After stumbling into a dark archaeological discovery about the town’s obsession with youth and death, Cheyenne gets labeled a social outcast. But despite all the strange events happening around her, the young girl is hellbent on finding the source of the darkness.

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