There’s never a dull moment when you explore the crazy world of creator-owned comics. You can find stories about everything from cosmic superhero team-ups to giant monster spiders terrorizing New York City. For whatever kind of story you love to sink your teeth into, you can find something you like from the halls of Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, or even BOOM! Studios. This week has no shortage of incredible comics you can immerse yourself in.
Let’s dive into the new creator-owned comics we are most excited about this week!
By Matthew Rosenberg, Tyler Boss, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
The story finally catches up with Alabama and Lafayette since things came crumbling down for The Academy in issue #6. The pair are imprisoned in the land of The Keepers, where life is harsh and brutal. But after enough preparation, the time is finally right for the two to escape and hopefully find the rest of their family.
By James Tynion IV, Michael Avon Oeming, and Aditya Bidikar
After seeking help from a psychiatrist to unpack memories, Barney remembered some of the strange moments from the night he and Betty got abducted by aliens. In this latest issue, it’s Betty’s turn to unravel more pieces about the nightmare that’s haunted the couple since that fated night drive. Blue Book is one of the strangest and most captivating creator-owned comics you read today.
By Mark Millar and Juanan Ramirez
Remember, never make deals with vampires, let alone evil vampire bikers. The gang of bikers has cornered Danny and his friends to quit the superhero business and become bloodthirsty killers like them. The catch is the bikers will kill their families in front of them if the heroes refuse the “offer.” Everything Danny holds dear to his undead heart is on the line in this latest issue!
By Steve Foxe, Piotr Kowalski, Brad Simpson, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
The drifter Reynolds is on a crusade to kill every last giant spider crawling in the shadows of New York City. With nowhere else to go, Vin joins the strange man in his tireless fight against the eight-legged monstrosities. Their secret war does not stay hidden for long because someone working for the city hall discovers one of the giant spiders lying dead on her desk.
By Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrott, Melissa Flores, Mat Groom, Daniele Di Nicuolo, and Becca Carey
A doorway has opened and revealed the Holy Grail waiting behind it. Now Radiant Black, Rogue Sun, and Dead Lucky are desperate to get their hands on it. But a mysterious woman stands in the way of the cosmic superheroes. The MassiveVerse creators Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrot, Melissa Flores, and Mat Groom are coming together for this special 50-page one-shot crossover event!
By Melissa Flores, Meghan Camarena, Emma Kubert, Rebecca Nalty, and Becca Carey
The miniseries of Radiant Pink comes to an emotional close! Eva and Kelly are so close to finally getting back home. But the last step in their long journey back will be the hardest. It will take everything they have to keep themselves and their relationship alive at the end of the long road.
By Wes Craig and Jason Wordie
The Poison Lands show no mercy to all who walk within in. Young Jin faces the devious robot that destroyed his home. Meanwhile, Kaya descends deeper into the unforgiving landscape to catch up with Jin and his captors. In a place as dangerous as the Poison Lands, there’s no telling what horrors will come after each step.
By Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel
The horrific truth behind Jessa’s small town continues to reveal its ugly and bloody face. As terrifying as the Horrower is, the people behind it all are the true monsters of this tragedy. It’s kill or be killed for Jessa as this is all building up to a gory showdown against the unstoppable killing machine.
By Saladin Ahmed and Dave Acosta
After the explosive first issue of the series, the Terrorfighters have earned some downtime and drinks. It’s the calm before the storm as crooked cops, rival groups, and superpowered Terrors will all come barking at their door eventually. In the meantime, the team just wants to share a drink or three.
By Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, V. Ken Marion, Sonia Oback, and John J. Hil
It’s nonstop carnage in the battle between Oliver and Prestige. Halcyon plots something devious for when the time is right. Meanwhile, Elyn is keeping a secret that may be the key to ending all the violence. The mystic war rages on across all fronts with plenty of secrets to be revealed!