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New Creator-Owned Comics This Week: October 11, 2023

Check out our top picks of the best creator-owned comics from Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, and IDW!

New Creator-Owned Comics October 11, 2023
By: Javier ReyesJan 25, 2024, 10:01 PM

With New York Comic-Con right around the corner, we’re in for a big week for creator-owned comics! Publishers like Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, and even IDW are all putting out some of their best titles this week! It’s not just the spooky stuff that’s hot this October, as there are plenty of great ongoing comics you shouldn’t miss out on!

Are you not sure which comics to pick up? No worries! I’ve picked out some of the best titles that will fit right into your comic book pull lists! Let’s check them out!

House of Slaughter #18

By James Tynion IV, Sam Johns, Werther Dell'Edera, and Letizia Cadonici

House of Slaughter #18 CoverImage: BOOM! Studios

Paris and Tybalt worry Bait is losing his edge after falling into the routine of The White Masks. But as dysfunctional as his new “family” may be, the young hunter makes the most out of his dicey situation. The more Bait hones his skills, the more he learns about his mysterious origins.

Fishflies #2

By Jeff Lemire

Fishflies #2 CoverImage: Image Comics

So begins the story of Franny Fox and her strange, monstrous visitor. But where will their adventures along Belle River take them? Meanwhile, the rest of the town continues searching for the person who shot the young boy, Paul DuPuis. Little do the townsfolk know that something unimaginably horrific has already happened to the missing fugitive.

Something Epic #6

By Szymon Kudranski

Something Epic #6 CoverImage: Image Comics

With Danny’s powers developing rapidly, he and the bravest heroes in the imaginary world rally together to battle against the evil threats! In this time of need, Danny must learn to conquer the darkness brewing inside of him if he wants to be the hero he’s always imagined himself to be.

The Cull #3

By Kelly Thompson, Mattia De Iulis, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

The Cull #3 CoverImage: Image Comics

After exploring deeper into the strange world within the rocks, the gang faces creatures they never could have imagined. Things were better for the group when the biggest concerns were sentient mushrooms. Now, they’ve got strange beasts chasing after them in a world where nothing seems normal. Will they make it out alive?

Damn Them All #9

By Simon Spurrier, Charlie Adlard, and Sofie Dodgson

Damn Them All #9 coverImage: BOOM! Studios

In a shocking twist, Ellie confronts Cillian for the first time since his explosive disappearance. Except Cillian has some surprises that Ellie never could have expected. Dora then continues to scramble through her memories, hoping to find the answers to what happened on the day of the heist on Theo’s base.

The Hunger and the Dusk #3

By G. Willow Wilson, Christian Wildgoose, and MSassyK

The Hunger and the Dusk #3 CoverImage: IDW Publishing

The exciting fantasy epic continues as tragedy strikes both humans and orcs. With massive losses on both fronts, the fire is fading fast for the pact between humans and orcs. While Tara is left questioning her role as leader, a new force threatens to attack her company. There is truly no rest in this war against the vicious Vangols.

Creepshow #2

By Michael Walsh, Dan Watters, and Abigail Larson

Creepshow #2 CoverImage: Image Comics

It’s a spooky double feature for this month’s issue of Creepshow! Michale Walsh, creator of “The Silver Coin,” brings to life a chilling tale of a father and son’s obsession with TV in “The Man with No Eyes.” Then, Dan Watters and Hugo Award-winning artist Abigail Larson weave together a tale about a woman who pays a steep price for silence in “Stop Haunting Me.”

Kaya #12

By Wes Craig, Jason Wordie, and Andworld

Kaya #12 CoverImage: Image Comics

In this stand-alone issue of Kaya, the story explores how Lord Vox, the robot who sought the destruction of Kaya’s village, must answer for his horrific actions in the Poison Lands. Then, this special issue concludes with a backup story created by writer and artist Gabriel H. Walta!

Nights #1

By Wyatt Kennedy and Luigi Formisano

Nights #1 CoverImage: Image Comics

Step into Santo Pedro city, where vampires and ghosts walk the streets like everybody else. Follow the story of Vince as he starts a new life with his secret mercenary cousin, a living skeleton, and the self-proclaimed “greatest vampire that ever lived.” This one is easily one of my most anticipated titles of the year!

Midlife (or How to Hero at Fifty!) #1

By Brian Buccellato, Stefano Simeone, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Midlife (or How to Hero at Fifty!) #1 CoverImage: Image Comics

Meet Ruben Kwan, a 50-year-old firefighter with a lifelong fear of fire. Instead of running into burning buildings, he’s spent his life pushing papers. But his life changes after he performs a courageous act and learns that his body is fireproof. Discover how one man miraculously becomes a superhero just as he hits his lowest point.

TAGGED: Image Comics, BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing
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