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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: December 6, 2023

Dive into our picks of the best creator-owned comics coming out this week from Image Comics, Skybound, IDW Publishing, and Dark Horse Comics!

New Comics of the Week 12.6.23
Image: Image Comics, Skybound, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing
By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 9:55 PM

It’s looking like another big week for you creator-owned comic lovers out there! Alongside the return of some of the year’s biggest titles, this week is also rich with debuts of promising new miniseries. It’s guaranteed that you won’t be lacking in great comics to read this holiday season! Want to know more about what’s coming out this week? Check out some of our picks from the biggest indie comic publishers like Image, Dark Horse, and IDW!

Transformers #3

By Daniel Warren Johnson and Mike Spicer

Transformers 3 Comic CoverImage: Skybound

It’s Optimus Prime vs. Skywarp in the latest issue of Daniel Warren Johnson’s hit Transformers series. But the Autobots are far from ready for the battle ahead of them as the Decepticons vastly outnumber and overpower them. With whispers of Megatron now creeping in the background, this series cannot be missed!

The Sacrificers #5

By Rick Remender, Max Fiumara, and Dave McCaig

The Sacrificers 5 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

Soluna makes her way into the lair of the mysterious Foreman. She’s playing a dangerous game as it is still unclear if the man who rules over the dark tower can be trusted in the first place. Desperate times call for desperate measures, as they say. Meanwhile, we could finally see a continuation of the horrific story of Pigeon and the other Sacrificers. 

The Hunger and the Dusk #4

By G. Willow Wilson, Christian Wildgoose, and MSassyK

The Hunger and the Dusk 4 Comic CoverImage: IDW Publishing

The alliance between humans and orcs faces its toughest test as food supplies run low among the orcs, and the only answer to it lies in the fertile farmlands of humankind. The two sides must settle their differences as the Vangol continue their calculated front to take over the entire land. 

Blood Commandment #2

By Szymon Kudranski

Blood Commandment 2 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

An evil force slowly approaches the home of Ezra Connolly. With dead animals and missing people cropping up all around town, local authorities begin investigating the string of strange occurrences. But it won’t be long until that evil eventually sniffs out Ezra’s whereabouts.

Nights #3

By Wyatt Kennedy, Luigi Formisano, Francesco Segala, and Maria Letizia Mirabella

Nights 3 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

This latest issue of Nights focuses on Gray as she tries to find a present for Vince. But things don’t go as easy as planned when her trip takes a violent and bloody detour. Meanwhile, Vince, Matt, and Ivory all seem to have strange problems of their own. There’s plenty of mystery afoot here in this incredibly charming series! 

Usagi Yojimbo: Ice and Snow #3

By Stan Sakai

Usagi Yojimbo_ Ice and Snow 3 Comic CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

Yuki Onna goes on a rampage against bandits during her search for Usagi and Yukichi, leading her to face their leader, Jei, the Blade of the Gods. Meanwhile, Usagi and Yukichi heal up and prepare for the eventual return of the persistent yokai.

Creepshow Holiday Special

By Daniel Kraus, Jonathan Wayshack, James Asmus, and Letizia Cadonici

Creepshow Holiday Special Comic CoverImage: Skybound

It’s time for a Christmas comic with a horrific twist! Daniel Kraus and Jonathan Wayshack bring to life a holiday horror classic with “The Christmas Man.” Then James Asmus and Letizia Cadonici tell the cautionary tale about stealing the wrong gift during the holidays in “Package Thief.”

Petrol Head #2

By Rob Williams and Pye Parr

Petrol Head 2 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

The chase is on in this new high-octane issue of Petrol Head! Lupa and Petrol Head make a mad dash for the SmogZone while having a swarm of O-Zone security drones in hot pursuit behind them. The old racing bot must dig deep into its arsenal of tricks if it wants to outrun some of the best robots in the city. 

Our Bones Dust #1

By Ben Stenbeck, Dave Stewart, and Rus Wooton

Our Bones Dust 1 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

New miniseries alert! Longtime Mike Mignola collaborator Ben Stenbenk brings to life a new sci-fi post-apocalyptic series. Follow the story of a young and feral child who must navigate a brutal landscape inhabited by cannibal tribes. That nightmarish land is where you’ll find a curious robot with a fascination for the bones and remains scattered throughout the ground.

Bloodrik #1

By Andrew Krahnke

Bloodrik 1 Comic CoverImage: Image Comics

Here’s another miniseries for you! The titular Broodrik is one angry, confused, and hungry monster of a man. In an attempt to fill his stomach and rebuild his pride, the hunter makes his way to unfamiliar territory to find new prey. What it ends up being is a journey of madness, violence, and blood. Heavy metal fantasy lovers won’t want to miss this one! 

TAGGED: Image Comics, Skybound, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing