New Number Ones: New Comics Series Coming in September 2022

As the calendar turns to September and summer starts to fade, hopefully, we have compiled an alphabetical list with cover art and the official solicitation text from the publishers of some of the cool new comics that are coming out this month. Check below for our PCS NOTES to find out what we just have to tell you about the new comics in question.

This month, we have books on the list from: DC Comics, Marvel Comics, AfterShock Comics, Image Comics, Boom! Studios, Ablaze Comics, AWA/Upshot Studios, Valiant Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, Ahoy Comics, and Scout Comics. We also have two smaller publishers in Opus Comics and Comics Experience Publishing.

There are some interesting titles this month that are revivals of older series that haven’t been around for a while. We are interested in checking those out.

We will bring you reviews 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.

You will find the books listed below in the order of when they are released.

Week of 9/7/22
Week of 9/14/22
Week of 9/21/22
Week of 9/28/22

Week of September 7

Alien #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Art by Julius Ohta & Yen Nitro
Cover Art by Björn Barends

PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON AND JULIUS OHTA LAUNCH A NEW ALIEN EPIC! MAN, MACHINE, AND THE MOST TERRIFYING CREATURE IN THE UNIVERSE…IT’S AN EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL, AND YOU’RE GONNA WANT TO BE ON IT! A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal.

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are interested to see where this arc goes. Phillip Kennedy Johnson has been doing excellent things on this series. You can check out our recent interview for more about his work on Alien. 

All-Out Avengers #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Derek Landy
Art by Greg Land, Jay Leisten, & Frank D’Armata
Cover Art by Land & D’Armata

INTRODUCING: THE ALL-NEW AVENGERS SERIES THAT STARTS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE EXPLOSIVE ACTION AND RACES TO A SHOCKING CLIMAX! An alien attack. A missing piece of wormhole tech. A city warped, its citizens transformed into hideous creatures loyal to an Empress from the far side of the universe. And a certain Captain Marvel, looking to her fellow Avengers with murderous intent… Plunge into the action and take a deep breath because you will not be allowed up for air as a thrilling new series kicks off in the strongest, strangest way possible.

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: Well, if superhero action is what you want, this is the place for it.


Antioch #1
Image Comics
Written by Patrick Kindlon
Art by Marco Ferrari
Cover Art by Ferrari

FRONTIERSMAN creators KINDLON & FERRARI pick up where that series left off with an all-new ONGOING SERIES!

A king from a lost continent enters the world of man with a purpose: to stop us from killing the planet. But when he finds himself in a superhuman prison, his title is useless and his powers only matter if they help him survive!

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are interested in this based on the concept and the trust we have in the creative team.

Batman: Knightwatch #1
DC Comics
Written by Joseph Torres
Art by Erich Owen
Cover Art by Marcelo Di Chiara

After a massive breakout at Arkham Asylum, Batman and his team are on a mission to bring all the escapees back. First on the list is Clayface! Using social media, Batgirl taps into an informal network to track the villain throughout the city. This inspires Penny-One to create a more organized network of informants and spies called Knightwatch!

Release Date: September 6, 2022

PCS NOTES: This looks like a cool gateway comic for newer and younger readers, and we are on board with that.

Boogyman #1
Ablaze Comics
Written by Mathieu Salvia
Art by Djet
Cover Art by Djet

Passionate about reading, Elliott has always had a preference for the stories of boogeymen, those monstrous creatures which, at night, hide in the shadows or under the bed to frighten little children. He can’t imagine how much they will change his life… Witnessing the bloody murder of his parents, he will discover that, in reality, boogeymen do indeed exist, and very precise codes govern their existence. When one of the most powerful boogeymen, “Father-Death,” decides to protect him, Elliott finds himself plunged into a terrible conflict at the heart of a universe as terrifying as it is fascinating.

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: Ablaze Comics has been bringing us some interesting comics lately and this one has piqued our curiousity.

E-Ratic: Recharged #1
AWA / Upshot Studios
Written by Kaare Andrews
Art by Andrews & Brian Reber
Cover Art by Andrews

Recharge complete! The teenage hero with superpowers that only work for ten minutes a day is back to save the world again as he navigates even more pressing perils: young love, bullies, a broken family and the gauntlet that is high school. This time, young Oliver Leif is teamed with a barbarian princess who claims to be from another dimension. Spinning from the pages of The Resistance, E-Ratic combines electric action, teen drama, and pure comics fun.

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: We were big fans of the first series with this character, and are big fans of Kaare Andrews’ work in general. We are in.

Highball #1
Ahoy Comics
Written by Stuart Moore
Art by Fred Harper & Lee Loughridge
Cover Art by Harper

Battlestar Galactica meets The Hitchhiker’s Guide-for a game of darts, over shots! Meet space pilot Highball, the best shot in the galaxy-except for one problem: he can only hit the target when he’s dead drunk. In this outrageous first issue, he faces off against a fierce but alluring bird-warrior, a disturbingly racist A.I., a crypto-obsessed fellow pilot, the maddening bureaucracy of Space Corp-and, of course, his own shameful inadequacies. Highball: saving the galaxy, one pint at a time!

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: This is the type of irreverent comic adventure that we love from Ahoy Comics and Stuart Moore. Yes, Please!

Last Line #1
AfterShock Comics
Written by Richard Dinnick
Art by Jose Holder& Kelly Fitzpatrick
Cover Art by Andy Clark

Sally Hazzard just had the worst day of her life: While on a usual shift as a driver for the tube, the unthinkable happened when a man is pushed in front of her train and killed.

But…there’s something strange here. Sally swears the man was pushed but her supervisors, witnesses and the cc tv footage all show the man falling on his own. Sally cannot let this go, and her investigation into the murder introduces her to an MI-6 agent named Edward Tarn also curious about the so-called accident.

Together, Sally and Ed discover an off-world explanation for the assassination, plus an alien invasion and the craziest plot twist of all: an interplanetary travel system buried deep beneath the London Underground!

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: This looks like the kind of mystery that you can really sink your teeth into. 

The Ninjettes #1
Dynamite Entertainment
Written by Fred Van Lente
Art by Joe Cooper
Cover Art by Leirix Lu

Bursting from the pages of Jennifer Blood: Meet the Ninjettes! These college-age women were taught to fit the Profile – forced to become deadly and expendable assassins. But who created the Profile? Why were they selected to be its latest deadly operatives? And who will they kill first – their targets, or each other? It’s all-out action from writer Fred Van Lente and artist Joseph Cooper!

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: Hell yeah we want to see Fred Van Lente writing a Jennifer Blood spin-off book!!! Bring it on!

Shock Shop #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Cullen Bunn
Art by Danny Luckert, Leila Leiz, & Bill Crabtree
Cover Art by Luckert & Leiz

Cullen Bunn, Danny Luckert, and Leila Leiz present a brand-new horror anthology flip comic taking place in a haunted comic book shop with a twisted retailer filled with tales of terror sure to leave you with the lights on. In Familiars: After a painful divorce, Trevor rents a house and tries to rebuild his life. Soon, he discovers that his house appears to be ‘haunted’ by more than one spirit and the creatures begin feeding on Trevor’s feelings of anger and guilt. In Something in the Woods, In the Dark: A husband and wife going through a tough time go on a camping trip with a few friends. As they trek further into the forest, they realize that they are being stalked. Something in the woods starts killing the camper and it may have ties to the camper’s more than any of them realize.

Release Date: September 7, 2022

PCS NOTES: You had me at “horror anthology flip comic”. We are looking forward to this.

Week of September 14

Batman vs. Robin #1
DC Comics
Written by Mark Waid
Art by Mahmud Asrar & Jordie Bellaire
Cover Art by Asrar & Nathan Fairbairn

Spinning out of the occasions of each Batman / Superman: World’s Finest and Shadow War, father and son will do battle in one of many single most earth-shattering tales ever instructed! Deep within the coronary heart of Lazarus Island, the demonic legacy of the al Ghul household line has finally been freed, and the Devil Nezha is out for blood. To reclaim his whole domination over planet Earth, Nezha has supercharged magic—anybody who dares use it’s overcome by a demonic evil that supercharges their talents to harmful, unpredictable, and in some instances lethal ranges! With Damian in Nezha’s clutches and Bruce haunted by the return of an previous good friend, the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder are pitted towards each other within the battle of the century! Legendary author Mark Waid helms the following epic saga in Batman historical past, whereas celebrity artist Mahmud Asrar makes his triumphant return to DC!

Release Date: September 13, 2022


The Bone Orchard Mythos: Ten Thousand Black Feathers #1
Image Comics
Written by Jeff Lemire
Art by Andrea Sorrentino & Dave Stewart
Cover Art by Sorrentino

From the acclaimed creative team behind GIDEON FALLS, PRIMORDIAL, and THE PASSAGEWAY comes a new series in the bold and ambitious shared horror universe of THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS.

Trish and Jackie are best friends and avid gamers. But when the line between reality and their fantasy world is blurred by an evil darkness, can they be the heroes of their own story?

TEN THOUSAND BLACK FEATHERS is the newest entry into THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS from LEMIRE & SORRENTINO! This universe will feature self-contained graphic novels and limited series about the horrors waiting to be discovered within the Bone Orchard.

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: This creative team is a force. Do not bet against them. 

Castle Full of Blackbirds #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Angela Slatter
Art by Valeria Burzo, & Michelle Madsen
Cover Art by Wylie Beckert

Castle Full of Blackbirds continues the story of Sara May Blackburn, the fan-favorite character from Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb.

When Sara May headed for New York after the events of The Return of Effie Kolb, she had one goal in mind: find the mysterious Miss Brook at the Linton School for Girls, and ask her what she knows about the mysterious powers that have plagued Sara May her whole life. But as is often the case with these things, the answers are not as simple as all that. Sara May is in for an education in more than just reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic at the Linton School.

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are enjoying the exploration of the Hellboy Universe and character storys that Dark Horse and Mike Mignola have been bringing us.

The Least We Can Do #1
Image Comics
Written by Iolanda Zanfardino
Art by Elisa Romboli
Cover Art by Romboli

Mysterious magical power arises from a world nearly destroyed by war. A young woman fights for her ideas of revolution and to build a new society from the debris. Realizing that she can’t do it alone, she has to prove her worth to the Eclipse Rebels to join them against the dreadful Eden Army. A story of discovering what is right and what love means in a military-occupied and socially oppressed United Kingdom.

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: A. This solicitation is interesting. B. This cover is beautiful. C. We are gonna read it!

Maskerade #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Kevin Smith & Andy McElfresh
Art by John Sprengelmeyer & Giulia Brusco
Cover Art by Sprengelmeyer

Felicia Dance is hiding in plain sight. The provocative social media star and shock TV sensation has one of the most recognizable faces in the world-so she can’t capture and kill the butchers who murdered her little brother and experimented on Felicia like a lab rat when she was a child. Not unless she looks like someone else. The face of justice is reshaped forever in Maskerade-an exciting new vigilante comic series from writers Kevin Smith and Andy McElfresh and artist John Sprengelmeyer, marking the dynamic debut of Smith’s Secret Stash Press imprint with his very own vigilante!

An all new sci-fi crime drama from writer and filmmaker Kevin Smith and screenwriter Andy McElfresh!

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: This is the first book on the list this month from a writer who comes from a different medium. The first Secret Stash book is definitely worth checking out.

Midnight Suns #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Ethan Sacks
Art by Luigi Zagaria
Cover Art by David Nakayama

RISE OF THE MIDNIGHT SUNS! A dark prophesy and apocalyptic new villains with horrifying powers the likes of which Earth has never faced before ordains a team of MIDNIGHT SUNS to rise and tear @#$% up: MAGIK, WOLVERINE, BLADE, SPIRIT RIDER & NICO MINORU. But what does this new threat have to do with the Sorcerer Supreme’s past? And why is STRANGE ACADEMY student ZOE LAVEAU number one on the Suns’ list?

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: Midnight Suns return with an intriguing new cast and we want to see what is going on in this book.

Mr. Easta #1
Scout Comics
Written by Kit Wallis
Art by Wallis
Cover Art by Wallis

The gloriously demented mind of Kit Wallis brings the galactic adventures of the third best assassin in the universe to Scout Comics! Incredible, kinetically charged artwork blasts the blood, mayhem and quirky humor directly through your brain like a high-caliber bullet. In this issue, it’s Elvis night at an interstellar backwater bar, but with all due respect to the King, that doesn’t stop Mr. Easta. With the help of Frank, his teleportation parasite, who can also transform into any handheld weapon imaginable, it’s business as usual.

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: The art in this book is great. We are big fans of Wallis and are excited to see this book come out.

Star Trek: Lower Decks #1
IDW Publishing
Written by Ryan North
Art by Chris Fenoglio
Cover Art by Fenoglio

The hit Paramount+ animated series makes its comics debut with Eisner-winning comics writer Ryan North at the helm! Soon after leading her crew on a planetary expedition aimed at building bridges and advancing Federation technology, Captain Freeman begins to suspect that the planet and its people are not all what they seem… Meanwhile, the crew in the lower decks take to the holodeck, enjoying some much-needed recreational time-until a bloodthirsty visitor decides to join in on their games!

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are excited to see this fun TV show get translated into comics and hope it stays around for a while.

Vampirella: Mindwarp #1
Dynamite Entertainment
Written by Jeff Parker
Art by Benjamin Dewey
Cover Art by Joseph Michael Linsner

It’s a deadly chase across reality in a Vampirella epic unlike any you’ve seen before. Enter the twisted world of Mindwarp!

Meet Baroness Gruzal, an evil sorcerer with an ancient crown that possesses dreadful powers. Gruzal’s ambition is to live one thousand years – and she plans to accomplish this by stealing and inhabiting the powerful body of Vampirella! What follows is a mad chase across time and space itself, as seen through the prism of Vampirella’s wild history and dark origins!

Don’t miss this new, brain-melting epic from the feverish minds of writer Jeff Parker and artist Benjamin Dewey!

Release Date: September 14, 2022

PCS NOTES: Do you want to know why this book is on the list? I really can’t wait to see what Jeff Parker does with this character. It is sure to be fun.

Week of September 21

Azza The Barbed #1
Scout Comics
Written by Pat Shand
Art by Rio Burton
Cover Art by Burton

Writer Pat Shand and artist Rio Burton launch a new fantasy epic! Azza was born into a family that, for generations, served in the Obsidian Guard, a military unit of holy warriors. During Azza’s Coronation, a magical ceremony that would imbue her with a holy glowing power, something went wrong. Instead of the sacred Obsidian tattoos, she became marred with thorned, black markings and was banished by her people. Now, Azza lives in solitude guarding a great evil… but when that evil escapes and begins to spread its wicked power, Azza must make a choice: save the people that expelled her or allow her home town to fall to evil. With an emotional, comedic, and awe-inspiring story of empowerment, Azza the Barbed blends fantasy, adventure, mythology, horror, and action in this unforgettable new series.

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: The solicitation got us with this one. Looks interesting. 

Bloodshot Unleashed #1
Valiant Entertainment
Written by Deniz Camp
Art by Jon Davis-Hunt & Jordie Bellaire
Cover Art by Hunt

Dangerous super soldiers and bloodthirsty living weapons have mysteriously escaped into the world to wreak havoc across the dying towns and forgotten farms of America. Now, Bloodshot must take up arms again to travel across the country hunting down these violent monsters, battling his own demons, and defending the most defenseless. Deniz Camp and Jon Davis-Hunt join forces to unleash Valiant Entertainment’s first Mature Readers title that puts the BLOOD in BLOODSHOT.

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: Have I mentioned how much I love Jon Davis-Hunt’s work? Well, I freaking love it!

Crashing #1
IDW Publishing
Written by Matthew Klein
Art by Morgan Beem & Triona Farrell
Cover Art by Beem

Rose Osler is a specialist. Her focus? Patients with Powers… at a hospital with a No Powered Patients policy. When a battle between Boston’s protectors and destroyers erupts, Rose is trapped between saving the city’s beloved hero by day and greatest villain at night. Except Rose could become a casualty when she’s forced to risk her recovery. As Rose pushes past her limits to save everyone else, will she be able to save herself?

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are super interested to see what this book is all about. We are intrigued.

Creepshow #1
Image Comics
Written by Chris Burnham, Paul Dini, & Steve Langford
Art by Burnham, John McCrea
Cover Art by Burnham

In the debut issue, CHRIS BURNHAM terrifies with a tale of trick or treaters who are taught what happens when you mess with the wrong house.

Then, legendary Batman: The Animated Series creator PAUL DINI, STEVE LANGFORD, and JOHN McCREA petrify with the party antics of Shingo, the birthday clown with an appetite for more than cake!

Each issue of CREEPSHOW will feature different creative teams with uniquely horrifying standalone stories.

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: Come on! This is a no brainer. Two horror stories in one book with art by Chris Burnham and John McCrea? Done deal!!

Stuff of Nightmares #1
Boom! Studios
Written by R.L. Stine
Art by A.L. Kaplan & Roman Titov
Cover Art by Francesco Francavilla

R.L Stine is back-but not for the faint of heart-with a chilling take on an iconic character, perfect for fans of Fear Street and EC Comics horror titles!

In the first of Stine’s reanimated reimaginings, you’re familiar with the classic tale of a mad scientist hell-bent on creating life, but what these two demented brothers have created is something else entirely!

Horror lovers won’t want to miss the legendary author’s return to comics in his first creator-owned single issue series, with art by A.L. Kaplan.

Fans also won’t want to miss celebrating this milestone event with a Björn Barends variant signed by R.L. Stine and not one but two extra spooky glow in the dark covers by Francesco Francavilla and original Goosebumps cover artist Tim Jacobus!

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: R.L. Stine returns with new comics from Boom! 

Titans United: Bloodpact #1
DC Comics
Written by Cavan Scott
Art by Lucas Meyer
Cover Art by Eddy Barrows

The Titans are back, united against a common foe…aren’t they? All seems lost when Tim Drake wakes, out of uniform and seemingly out of time. Surely he was just fighting alongside Nightwing, Superboy, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Donna Troy? But where is Raven and what links her to the Fearsome Five? A blood sacrifice is coming that will change the world forever.

Release Date: September 20, 2022

PCS NOTES: This Titans TV show comic universe has been interesting. Also, this book has a killer cover.

Vanish #1
Image Comics
Written by Donny Cates
Art by Ryan Stegman, J.P. Meyer, & Sonia Oback
Cover Art by Stegman

Oliver Harrison was a mythical hero who slayed the greatest threat to his realm before even hitting puberty. But that was then.

As an adult, Oliver leads an average cookie-cutter suburban life—aside from the fact that he’s mentally unstable, massively paranoid, smokes like a chimney, and gets blackout drunk every night to hide from his horrific nightmares. Will the arrival of a superhero team called the Prestige prove the madness isn’t all in Oliver’s head? And what about all the epic fantasy crap from his childhood?

Join us for a brutal as hell tale of magical worlds, gifted youth, evil sorcerers, superheroes, war, blood, guts, and death that punches you right in the face!

From DONNY CATES, RYAN STEGMAN, JP MAYER, SONIA OBACK, and JOHN J. HILL, the all-star creative team that brought you VENOM, comes an all-new take on the classic hero’s quest!

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman on the loose to create their own characters and stories. We predict success!!

X-Terminators #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Leah Williams
Art by Carlos Gomez
Cover Art by Federico Vicentini

ENTER THE GRINDHOUSE OF X! When Jubilee and Boom-Boom agree to take Dazzler out for a night on the town to console her after her nasty breakup, they have no idea they’re about to be kidnapped and put into elaborate death traps for their efforts! What are three girls with the power to blow things up to do? Leah Williams and Carlos Gómez put the X in eXploitation in this tale of blood, sweat and REVENGE!

Release Date: September 21, 2022

PCS NOTES: This looks like a great team up of fun X-characters.

Week of September 28

Batman: The Audio Adventures #1
DC Comics
Written by Dennis McNicholas
Art by J. Bone
Cover Art by Dave Johnson

Don’t touch that dial! Picking up right after the season finale of the award-winning podcast, Batman: The Audio Adventures continues in this new seven-issue miniseries! A string of attacks has plagued Gotham’s seedy underbelly, sending criminals into a panic. But it’s not Batman who is striking at the heart of the city, it’s a group of mysterious assailants on the hunt for an ancient artifact. As Batman hunts down these assassins, he finds clues that keep drawing him to their true goal: the sword of King Scimitar!

Release Date: September 27, 2022


Briar #1
Boom! Studios
Written by Christopher Cantwell
Art by Germán Garcia & Matheus Lopes
Cover Art by Garcia

What if Sleeping Beauty never got her happily ever after… and instead had to save herself?

Set in a brutal fantasy world that time forgot, this isn’t the fairy tale you know!

Eisner Award-nominated writer, producer, and director Christopher Cantwell and rising artist Germán Garcia reimagine the classic tale as an epic dark fantasy adventure.

Release Date: September 28, 2022

PCS NOTES: Chris Cantwell delving into fairy tales sounds like a great idea to me. 

DC Horror Presents: Sgt. Rock vs. The Army of the Dead #1
DC Comics
Written by Bruce Campbell
Art by Eduardo Risso
Cover Art by Gary Frank

Berlin, 1944. The Nazis are besieged on all fronts by the Allied forces. Defeat is inevitable. But Hitler and his team of evil scientists attempt a last-ditch effort that may turn the tide of the war and rewrite history itself: a serum that resurrects their dead soldiers, stronger than they were in life, and sends them back into the battlefield. Now Sgt. Frank Rock and Easy Company have been dispatched into enemy territory to face off against the strangest, most horrific enemies they’ve ever encountered: Nazi zombies! Horror icon Bruce Campbell and comics legend Eduardo Risso bring you a terror-soaked Sgt. Rock tale like no other!

Release Date: September 27, 2022

PCS NOTES: Yes. That Bruce Campbell! We are going to check it out!

Eternal Descent #1
Opus Comics
Written by Michael Moreci
Art by Marco Lorenzana
Cover Art by Meghan Hetrick

Doctorate student and struggling musician Lyra Constance has become obsessed with the occult influence on the history of music, hoping it will lead to her big break. But she soon learns that evil is very real, and finds herself cast into the eternal battle between Heaven and Hell, with the world hanging in the balance.

Release Date: September 28, 2022

PCS NOTES: This is an example of creative team and interesting solicitation bringing us to a small publisher and looking forward to this book.

Flawed #1
Image Comics
Written by Chuck Brown
Art by Prenzy
Cover Art by Prenzy

BITTER ROOT cowriter CHUCK BROWN and superstar artist PRENZY reunite for this ultra-violent, high-octane limited series that’s Frasier meets The Punisher!

Gem Ezz is a psychiatrist in the Kafkaesque city of Setham, where corruption and brutality rule the streets. By day, she uses words to solve her patients’ problems. By night, she takes a more direct-and sometimes deadly-approach. But when her practice puts her in the sights of an immortal serial killer, Gem finds herself embroiled in a power struggle that threatens everything she’s ever known.

Release Date: September 28, 2022

PCS NOTES: Trust in the creative team has us excited for this one.

Pink Lemonade #1
Oni Press
Written by Nick Cagnetti
Art by Cagnettti
Cover Art by Cagnettti

“Breakout indy comics sensation Nick Cagnetti’s sleeper hit comes to Oni Press! A new hero on the scene, Pink Lemonade dreams of doing big things, but ultimately, she’ll settle for doing good and helping where she can. Things don’t always work out as planned, as Pink Lemonade sees when she accidentally crashes the set of the next Rex Radical blockbuster movie. While trying to do her hero thing, there’s a misunderstanding with some cops-and just when you think she’s sunk, she gets an offer she may not be able to refuse! But…is it too good to be true?

Meet the heroine with a mysterious past, colorful costume, altruistic outlook, a zippy motorcycle, and an overactive imagination-it’s all pretty cool! ”

Release Date: September 28, 2022


The Roadie #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Tim Seeley
Art by Fran Galán
Cover Art by Galán

More than thirty-five years after his heyday, a former heavy metal roadie must return to the backroads of America to do a job he thought he’d retired from: exorcist. But this time, he’s not saving groupies and drunk bassists. He’s trying to save his daughter.

Release Date: September 28, 2022

PCS NOTES: Don’t miss this one. It is going to be excellent.

Sparks of Chaos #1
Comics Experience Publishing
Written by Temur Schelm
Art by Gleb Melnikov
Cover Art by Alex Makarov

An epic journey begins here! A century ago, the ancient demigods were hunted down and forgotten by humanity. Now, they’re fighting back, in a steampunk twist on ancient myths! Featuring interconnected A Covers in the style of a Greek vase, each oversized issue contains 48 pages of Gods and Monsters battling for the fate of our world!

Release Date: September 28, 2022

PCS NOTES: We are big supporters of this publisher and have high hopes for this book. 

Tim Drake: Robin #1
DC Comics
Written by Meghan Fitzmartin
Art by Riley Rossmo
Cover Art by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

Step aside, Damian—the world’s favorite Robin has got this! That’s right, after years away, Tim Drake is taking center stage in a brand-spanking-new Robin series of his very own!

A mystery over a year in the making takes shape, as a new villain who’s been hounding Tim from afar decides to take things up close and personal, putting Bernard and everyone else Tim cares about in peril as things go from bad to worse for the world’s oldest and canonically tallest Robin [no, I will not be fact-checking that]. All that and Tim finally carves out a corner of Gotham City just for himself, and sets up shop in his very own…murder shack boat? Fan-favorite writer Meghan Fitzmartin teams up with beloved Harley Quinn artist Riley Rossmo to define the next chapter in Tim’s life.

And as if that wasn’t enough, break out your skateboards and motorcycles cuz we’ve assembled a murderer’s row of artists to draw the 1990s’ One True Robin™ in his various looks from over the years!

Release Date: September 27, 2022

PCS NOTES: The smartest Robin in his own book for the first time in a long time. We like it.