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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: August 23, 2023

Discover this week's top picks of the best creator-owned comics from Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and IDW Publishing.

Creator-Owned Comics August 23, 2023
By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 10:08 PM

This week’s list of our top picks is looking like another big one from Image Comics! While there are some titles on here from Dark Horse Comics and IDW, it’s hard to overlook the fact that Image continues to lead the pack in terms of delivering plenty of the best creator-owned comics you can find today. It’s time to check out which titles we have our eyes on this week! You might need to make some space in your pull list and start checking out some amazing new comics!

Ice Cream Man #36

By W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Morazzo, and Chris O'Halloran

Ice Cream Man #36 CoverImage: Image Comics

Into the belly of the beast, we go! It seems everyone’s favorite demonic ice cream man finds himself in a new story set within the deep blue sea. Ominously titled “Whale Song,” this latest issue could have the ice cream man himself within a monster that’s just as terrifying as he is.

Rogue Sun #15

By Ryan Parrott, Abel, Natalia Marques, and Becca Carey

Rogue Sun #15 CoverImage: Image Comics

The fate of the world rests in the hands of who holds the power of Rogue Sun. While Dylan is still lost in between dimensions, he makes a last-ditch play with Marcus to get back home. Meanwhile, Caleb has a meeting with Mourningstar and flirts with a decision that could change the world forever.

Fire Power #26

By Robert Kirkman, Chris Samnee, Matt Wilson, and Rus Wooton

Fire Power #26 CoverImage: Image Comics

The secrets behind the fire power continue to slowly reveal themselves. While Owen and his kids were able to master the powers through their lineage, Owen wonders if he’s able to train others as well to conjure fire. Using his knowledge, Owen could usher in a new generation of fire users into the world.

No/One #5

By Kyle Higgins, Brian Buccellato, Geraldo Borges, Mark Englert, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

No/One #5 CoverImage: Image Comics

Things are getting very dicey on the streets of Pittsburgh. The Richard Roe case takes a turn for the worse after a shocking revelation comes to light. Meanwhile, Julia faces the repercussions of her controversial podcast and Ben hits another wall in his investigation. No/One continues his path in the shadows while chaos all around him ensues.

Newburn #10

By Chip Zdarsky, Jacob Phillips, David Brothers, and Nick Dragotta

Newburn #10 CoverImage: Image Comics

As Newburn dives deeper into the case, his list of trusted allies becomes shorter. He quickly learns he’s developing enemies within both the police force and the Black Castle. The cherry on top of it all is that there’s also a reporter now hot on his trail. The private detective has got to move fast before this whole case gets blown out of proportion.

The Bone Orchard Mythos: Tenement #3

By Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, and Dave Stewart

The Bone Orchard Mythos: Tenement #3 CoverImage: Image Comics

After discovering a strange door within their apartment building, the neighbors find themselves staring straight into an endless abyss. The only choice they have is to move forward across the strange tunnels. Even with the risk of further getting lost in the darkness, the group must fight to find any sort of path to escape.

Big Game #2

By Mark Millar and Pepe Larraz

Big Game #2 CoverImage: Millarworld

Nemesis is on a rampage across the entire Millarworld universe! The heroes from The Ambassadors, the Night Club, the Magic Order, and Kingsman all fall to the blood-soaked menace in an all-white cowl. You don’t want to miss this bloodbath of an issue!

The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos #3

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

The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos #3 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

The bitter rivals are now allies. Christopher Chaos teams up with Dracula Boy to clean up the crime-infested streets of New Briar City. It’s through their new partnership that they try to come up with a way to bring Christopher's high school crush back from the dead.

Earthdivers #9

By Stephen Graham Jones and Riccardo Burchielli

Earthdivers #9 CoverImage: IDW Publishing

The epic three-part Ice Age adventure of “Earthdivers” comes to a thrilling close! Tawny faces one final, horrific challenge before she can escape back to her time. She gets bound to a boat made of skin that’s set afloat onto the frigid seas. If she wants to make it out alive, she must fight through giant, prehistoric sharks that want only to eat her alive.

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