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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: November 22, 2023

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

New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: November 22, 2023
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By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 9:56 PM

Hello there! It’s that time again when I run down some of the best creator-owned comics coming out this week. This week is particularly special because it’s got plenty of new titles that I’ve been obsessed with recently. If you’ve been following my reviews, then you’ll know which ones I’m talking about. I can't wait to dive into reviewing some of them later this week. In the meantime, let’s check out my picks of comics that must be on your pull lists this week!

Void Rivals #6

By Robert Kirkman, Lorenzo De Felici, and Mat Lopes

Void Rivals #6 CoverImage: Skybound

Void Rival reaches its first thrilling story arc finale! It looks like both Darak and Solila make a play to escape from Zertonian prison. The problem for them is that Premier Zalilak is willing to raze everything in his path to stop the two from escaping. It seems there are secrets within the Sacred Ring he does not want to be discovered.

The Bone Orchard Mythos: Tenement #6

By Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, and Dave Stewart

The Bone Orchard Mythos: Tenement #6 CoverImage: Image Comics

The nightmare continues in the latest chapter in Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s Bone Orchard Mythos. The surviving neighbors of the tenement building must face their fears to find a path out of the madness. With reality constantly distorting around them, the residents must move fast or risk losing their minds completely.

Universal Monsters: Dracula #2

By James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds

Universal Monsters: Dracula #2 CoverImage: Skybound

Count Dracula has his sights set on Lucy Wetson. To protect his surrogate daughter, Dr. Seward calls in Professor Abraham Van Helsing for help on how to deal with the unquenchable monster that’s breathing down their family’s neck.

Kill Your Darlings #3

By Ethan S. Parker, Griffin Sherdian, Bob Quinn, and John J. Hill

Kill Your Darlings #3 CoverImage: Image Comics

Sometimes, all you need are friends to survive in an imaginary world. In this latest issue of Kill Your Darlings, Rose and Elliott reunite with their imaginary friend Wallace in their journey to save Rosewood. But while their party may get stronger, the evil that terrorized Rose all those years ago eagerly awaits their arrival.

The Holy Roller #1

By Rick Remender, Joe Trohman, Andy Samberg, and Roland Boschi

The Holy Roller #1 CoverImage: Image Comics

You’ve never seen a vigilante superhero like this one before. Armed with just the bowling balls from his collection, Levi Coen starts a one-man war against the Neo-Nazis that have overrun his hometown. From the creative minds of Rick Remender, Andy Samberg, and Fall Out Boy’s Joe Trohman, The Holy Roller is one comic debut you don’t want to miss!

Somna #1

By Becky Cloonan and Tula Lotay

Somna #1 CoverImage: DSTLRY

Set in a 1600s English village during the terrifying time of witch hunts, Somna follows Ingrid’s journey to escape from the confines of her puritanical world. After a local leader is mysteriously murdered, accusations fly all across town. In Ingrid’s search for the truth, she is pursued by a shadowy individual to whom she finds herself allured by. With such a strong creative duo behind this one, Somna is a folk-horror story you’ll want to keep an eye out for

The Plot Holes #4

By Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingsworth

The Plot Holes #4 CoverImage: WhatNot Publishing

The Plot Holes face their toughest challenge yet against Surge. The team puts their heads together to come up with a clever plan to stop the rampaging character. This issue is going to be a crazy one as the series reaches closer to its massive climax!

Black Hammer: The End #4

By Jeff Lemire, Malachi Ward, and Nate Piekos

Black Hammer: The End #4 CoverImage: Dark Horse Comics

In classic superhero fashion, it takes an ultimate evil for the heroes and villains of Spiral City to unite and save their world. The world of Black Hammer has a tall order ahead of them as the Anti-God marches unto Earth with his army of hellamental monsters.

Hack / Slash: Back to School #2

By Zoe Thorogood

Hack / Slash: Back to School #2 CoverImage: Image Comics

Class is in session for Cassie Hack! In this latest issue, she gets acquainted with Darla, an ex-scream queen who trains young girls on the art of being Killer Killing Machines! Cassie’s training couldn’t have happened at a better time because a host of internet slashers decided to raise some hell!

Kaptara: Universal Truths #4

By Chip Zdarsky, Kagan McLeod, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Kaptara: Universal Truths #4 CoverImage: Image Comics

This latest issue in the strange adventure of Kaptara asks the question: “Whatever happened to Skullthor?” Chip Zdarksy and Kagen McLeod’s absurd sci-fi romp continues with a callback to one of the story’s strangest “forgotten” characters.

TAGGED: Image Comics, Skybound, DSTLRY, Whatnot Publishing, Dark Horse Comics
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