New Number Ones: Comics Coming in February 2020

Welcome back to new month of New Number Ones!!

This is where we give our readers a preview of the exciting new comic book series debuting each month. We have compiled an alphabetical list with cover art and the official solicitation text from PREVIEWSworld. Check below for our PCS NOTES to find out what we just have to tell you some more about the new comics in question.

There are a bunch of new series of interest starting in February. There are an inordinate amount of new books that start with “A” for some reason.

Some very familiar titles are coming back, but most of these books are original stories. We are very excited to see what they have in store for us.

We hope you will take a look and think about giving these a try. We will bring you reviews of most of these debut issues as they come out, and don’t forget to use the comments section to let us know what you think of this list.


Titan Comics
Writer: Lavie Tidhar
Artist: Paul McCaffrey
Cover Art: Butch Guice

For Sherlock, there was only ever one woman – now Irene Adler is on a mission to take down Moriarty! It’s the League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen, as Adler teams up with a host of famous female faces from science, history and literature to defeat the greatest criminal mastermind of all time!

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: We love this premise, and have a lot of hope for it.

Image Comics
Writer: Michael Avon Oeming
Artist: Oeming & Taki Soma
Cover Art: Oeming & Soma

From Eisner and Harvey Award-winning Michael Avon Oeming comes The After Realm, a new ongoing extra-length quarterly!

In the aftermath of Ragnarok, Oona, an elven ranger, sets out into the post-apocalyptic chaos to discover the fate of the old gods. But first, she must fulfill an oath to a lost friend that could doom what’s left of the Nine Realms.

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: We have been privy to this story as it developed and are super stoked to see it hit print.

Oni Press
Writer: Daniel Barnes
Artist: D.J. Kirkland
Cover Art: CJ Cannon

Sanrio and Oni Press join forces to bring Aggretsuko to comics for the first time! Aggretsuko, the hit Netflix show in production for season three, stars Retsuko the Red Panda, a young office worker stuck in a thankless job, whose only stress release is singing heavy metal at the local karaoke joint. With the help of her friends, can she ever find the job satisfaction she craves – – not to mention adventure, the approval of her mother, and even… love?! These comics explore all these issues and more, brought to life by today’s top talent!

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: This one looks like it will be a good transition between mediums. 

Boom! Studios
Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Chris Wildgoose
Cover Art: Wildgoose

Acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier and artist Chris Wildgoose present a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it.

Three teenagers, each an outcast in their own way, stumble upon an unearthly entity as it’s born. As they bond over this shared secret and the creature’s incredible abilities, it becomes clear to the teenagers that their cute little pet is a super-predator in the making – and it’s in need of prey. Guided by the best intentions at first, the teens’ decisions soon become corrupted by adolescent desires, small town jealousies, and internal rivalries, sending them into a catastrophic spiral of their own making.

Release Date: February 12, 2020

PCS NOTES: We are big fans of Simon Spurrier and this book has the potential for beautiful chaos written all over it. Can’t wait.

DC Comics
Writer: Amy Reeder
Artist: Reeder
Cover Art: Reeder

Following her triumphant reintroduction in the pages of Young Justice, the new Amethyst miniseries follows teenager Amy Winston-a.k.a. Princess Amethyst-as she returns to her magical kingdom to celebrate her 16th birthday in style. The only problem? Her kingdom is missing, her subjects have vanished, and none in the realm of Gemworld-even her best friend, Lady Turquoise-remain loyal to her house! Alone and dejected, Amy’s forced to find new allies and confront dark secrets on an all-new quest to the farthest reaches of Gemworld.

Release Date: February 26, 2020

PCS NOTES: Possibly one of the most exciting new books this month for multiple reasons, not the least of which is AMY REEDER INTERIORS!!!!

ANT-MAN #1 (OF 5)
Marvel Comics
Writer: Zeb Wells
Artist: Dylan Burnett
Cover Art: Eduard Petrovich

Scott Lang is back and doing better than ever! Er, at least according to him, but his daughter, Stinger, and the anthill he’s living in say otherwise. Desperate to raise his daughter’s opinion of him, Scott takes a job from local beekeepers only to uncover a global conspiracy that could topple the world order! No time to call the Avengers, this sounds like a job for – ANT-MAN?!

Join the explosive creative team of Zeb Wells and Dylan Burnett

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: We love us some Cassie Lang, and trust Zeb Wells to do it well. (No pun intended)

BANG! #1 (of 5)
Dark Horse Comics
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Wilfredo Torres
Cover Art: Torres

A best-of-the-best secret agent with memories he couldn’t possibly possess, a mystery writer in her 60s who spends her retirement solving crimes, a man of action with mysterious drugs that keep him ahead of a constant string of targeted disasters, a seemingly omnipotent terrorist organization that might be behind it all…

And they’re all connected to one man: a science-fiction author with more information than seems possible, whose books may hold the key to either saving reality or destroying it.


Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: What a crazy premise. The solicitation alone has us intrigued.

Ahoy Comics
Writer: Stuart Moore
Artist: June Brigman & Roy Richardson
Cover Art: Brigman & Richardson

The acclaimed saga of cats in space returns for a devastating second series! Captain Ginger and his feline crew embark on a vast, six-issue adventure when they follow a mysterious hyperspace signal to the home of their unknown canine “cousins.” But trouble aboard ship may doom them before they even meet the dogs! Created by writer Stuart Moore and artist June Brigman, and featuring the usual AHOY selection of extra features!

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: We were fans of Season 1, and we are looking forward to see where the creative team will take us next.

Marvel Comics
Writer: Becky Cloonan
Artist: Luca Pizzari
Cover Art: Stephanie Hans


Forced into an arranged marriage, Agnes de Chastillon took matters into her own violent hands to free herself from the yoke of a life she never wanted. Now, the woman known as DARK AGNES, along with her mercenary partner ETIENNE VILLIERS, make their way through 16th century France as sellswords on their way to join the wars in Italy, where the real money is! But when Etienne is captured by the DUKE OF ALENCON’s forces and set for execution, it’s up to Dark Agnes to save the day! But what evil designs are being enacted on Agnes, and will she doom herself by saving Etienne?

An all-new story following up Robert E. Howard‘s tales, the swashbuckling saga of DARK AGNES in Marvel Comics starts here!

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: Um, this sounds bloody and dangerous. Bring it on, but, also, how about that beautiful Stephanie Hans cover? Huh?

Valiant Entertainment
Writer: Alejandro Arbona
Artist: Jim Towe
Cover Art: Kenneth Rocafort

Teen hothead and star athlete, Bart Simms, is about to meet the Valiant Universe’ greatest hero…Himself!

The can’t-miss superhero adventure of 2020 starts here!

Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: Valiant’s latest relaunch and retooling of a character starts here. Looks interesting.

Vault Comics
Writer: Justin Richards
Artist: Val Halvorson
Cover Art: Arjuna Susini

Two troubled teenagers discover they can manipulate emotions by firing finger guns. There will be laughs. There will be tears. There will be uncomfortable teen feelings and angst.

Oh yeah… and chaos.

So much chaos.

Release Date: February 26, 2020

PCS NOTES: We are certainly looking forward to Vault’s latest release and will be bringing you a preview review as publication gets closer.

Aftershock Comics
Writer: Mark Sable
Artist: Maan House
Cover Art: Jeremy Haun

Abdul Alhazred is an Arab-American folklore professor-turned-soldier whose fear of death stems from uncertainty about the existence of an afterlife. Then he joins THE GODKILLERS, a special forces unit tasked with fighting insurgents who use mythological creatures as weapons of mass destruction. Now that he knows that the supernatural exists, he’ll have to decide which is worse – death or the nightmarish monsters he thought were mere legends. From writer Mark Sable and newcomer artist Maan House, THE GODKILLERS is a monster story for the modern age.

Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: We are suckers for supernatural war stories. This looks real good.

DC Comics
Writer: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti
Artist: Amanda Conner
Cover Art: Conner

The creative team that transformed Harley Quinn forever returns to shake up her world once more-and this time, the gloves are off! Harley Quinn has avoided Gotham City ever since she broke up with The Joker and found a home, and a kind of family, in Coney Island. But when she gets an offer she can’t refuse, she has no choice but to slip back into the city as quietly as she can, hoping to be gone before anyone – especially her ex – learns she’s been there. But for Harley, “as quietly as she can” is plenty loud… and before she can say “Holee bounty hunters, Batman,” The Joker’s sicced every super-villain in the city on her pretty ombré head-and the only team tough enough (or crazy enough) to come to her defense is the Birds of Prey! The foul-mouthed, no-holds-barred sequel to one of DC’s raciest runs is here! Get on board early, before we come to our senses!

Release Date: February 12, 2020

PCS NOTES: Yes, we know. “Just capitalizing on the movie coming out.” But this is Jimmy and Amanda on Harley. It doesn’t get much better than that.

Dark Horse Comics
Writer: Rafael Scavone
Artist: Rafael Albuquerque
Cover Art: Albuquerque

A new series from Rafael Albuquerque and Rafael Scavone! Hidden from ordinary eyes, there is a world alongside our own full of deities, demons, and danger-where magic wins out over science and dark secrets lie in wait. Ulloo, the last wizard from the Hidden Society, enlists the aid of a blind girl and her demon, a young magician, and a cursed bounty hunter in order to stop a group of nihilist warlocks from waking the Society’s greatest nemesis: a primeval force that, unchecked, will scorch the planet bare of all life.

Release Date: February 26, 2020

PCS NOTES: More supernatural worlds to explore. 

Aftershock Comics
Writer: John Layman
Artist: Karl Mostert
Cover Art: Karl Mostert

Sean Bennett is just your everyday, ordinary lab worker in a high-tech lab with a prototype time machine. And, yeah, he’s got the same temptations any of us would have about going back in time, just a bit, to correct mistakes of the past and right old wrongs. So, when he meets a version of himself from the future who encourages him to do just that, Sean takes the temporal plunge. Only…can you guess what happens next? Did you read the book title? Yup. All of TIME is f#%&ed up now, and it’s up to Sean to correct it or else!

Presenting a time-twisted sci-fi action-comedy, a butterfly effect noir, by multiple Eisner-winning writer John Layman and talented new-comer Karl Mostert. Order it today…before time runs out!

Release Date: February 5, 2020

PCS NOTES: The Mighty Layman returns to Aftershock with a book full of twists and time-travel. Yes, please.

Image Comics
Writer: Chuck Brown
Artist: Prenzy
Cover Art: Prenzy

The campaign trail is paved with blood and broken bones. History diverged in 1868 when a pivotal presidential debate turned violent. Today, elections are decided by highly publicized hand-to-hand combat in arenas called Stumps. Unfortunately, the violence doesn’t end in the ring, and powerful people can still get away with murder. Senator Jack Hammer and FBI Agent Anna Bell Lister are teaming up to bring it all down. Eisner-nominated writer CHUCK BROWN  joins forces with Italian artist PRENZY and letterer CLAYTON COWLES to create a hyper-violent tale full of countless injustices-and people who have to fight for their place in it.

Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: Great concept. We are in.

PLUNGE #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics / Hill House Comics
Writer: Joe Hill
Artist: Stuart Immonen
Cover Art: Jeremy Wilson

In the aftermath of a devastating tsunami, an exploration vessel known as the Derleth begins sending an automated distress signal from a remote atoll in the Bering Strait. The only problem is that the Derleth has been missing for 40 years. Marine biologist Moriah Lamb joins the Carpenter Salvage team to recover the Derleth’s dead…only to find that in this remote part of the Arctic Circle the dead have plenty to say to the living…Joe Hill and Stuart Immonen’s Plunge into terror begins here!

Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: You had me at Stuart Immonen.

Image Comics
Writer: Johnnie Christmas
Artist: Jack Cole
Cover Art: Cole

SERIES PREMIERE! A new adventure series with all the sci-fi drama of Breaking Bad set in Mos Eisley! Promising young cadet Tilde is framed for crimes against the empire after discovering her mother was the ruthless warlord of the deadly colony Tartarus, a vital player in the galactic war. Now, Tilde’s only way home may be to reclaim her mother’s dark crown. #1 New York Times bestseller JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS and artistic phenom JACK T. COLE kick off this ongoing series with 44 big pages of story!

Release Date: February 12, 2020

PCS NOTES: Definitely an interesting premise. Looking forward to it.

Dark Horse Comics / Berger Books
Writer: Peter Milligan
Artist: Jesus Hervas
Cover Art: Jesus Hervas

In this shocking new sci-fi horror series, a Russian computer virus has jumped the species barrier and wiped out most of the adult population, leaving the world precariously in the hands of the next generation. In the wake of devastation, musical prodigy Oscar Fuentes is separated from his twin sister Cira. Stranded on opposite sides of the country, they’re swept into rapidly evolving networks of teenage gangs. Can Oscar find his way back to Cira . . . or will they be lost to each other forever, in a dangerous makeshift civilization that is mercilessly replacing the past?

From acclaimed and legendary writer Peter Milligan and breakout artist Jesus Hervas.

Release Date: February 26, 2020

PCS NOTES: Neither Milligan nor Berger Books often let us down. So, this book has us intrigued.

Marvel Comics
Writer: Ben Percy
Artist: Adam Kubert & Viktor Bogdanovic
Cover Art: Kubert


Wolverine been through a lot. He’s been a loner. He’s been a killer. He’s been a hero. He’s been an Avenger. He’s been to hell and back. Now, as the nation of Krakoa brings together all Mutantkind, he can finally be… happy? With his family all together and safe, Wolverine has everything he ever wanted… and everything to lose. Writer Benjamin Percy and legendary artist Adam Kubert bring the best there is to his new home!

PLUS: The return of OMEGA RED!

Release Date: February 19, 2020

PCS NOTES: Good character, good creative team. Let’s go.

Marvel Comics
Writer: Chip Zdarsky
Artist: Terry Dodson
Cover Art: Terry Dodson

KRAKOA. Every mutant on Earth lives there … except for one. But now it’s time for FRANKLIN RICHARDS to come home.

It’s the X-MEN VS. the FANTASTIC FOUR and nothing will ever be the same.

Release Date: Feb 05, 2020

PCS NOTES: We have been waiting for this one for quite a while..