New Number Ones: New Comic Series Coming in March 2023

Spring is just around the corner. And we have newly sprouting comics series to show you. If you are new here, in this column, 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, Image Comics, Boom! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, AWA Studios, Ahoy Comics, Mad Cave Studios, Valiant Entertainment, Sumerian Comics, and IDW Publishing.

There are five jam packed Wednesdays in March and the first and the fifth weeks have the most New Number Ones.

One thing to remember, we continue to measure the “comic week” as Wednesday. As such, if we have a month like March that starts on a Wednesday, the comics released the day before count as week one. #NCBD is Wednesday.

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 3/1/23
Week of 3/8/23
Week of 3/15/23
Week of 3/22/23
Week of 3/29/23

Week of March 1  

Cosmic Ghost Rider #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Stephanie Phillips
Art by Juann Cabal, Jonas Scharff, Arif Prianto & Espen Grundetjern
Cover Art by Morry Hollowell & Valerio Ganfiordano


VENGEANCE REAWAKENED! In a far-flung corner of deep space, Frank Castle has eked out a quiet existence, his days as Cosmic Ghost Rider finally behind him. But across the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a trail of bodies in his wake and his name is… Cosmic Ghost Rider?! When Frank’s peaceful existence is shattered, he must suit up once more and face his most savage enemy yet—himself! Be there for the start of a sprawling space adventure with shocking twists and turns in the saga of Cosmic Ghost Rider!

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: A fan favorite character returns in his own series guided by some excellent creators.

DC / RWBY #1
DC Comics
Written by Marguerite Bennett
Art by Meghan Hetrick & Marissa Louise
Cover Art by Hetrick

The world of Remnant comes crashing into the DCU! Grimm are running amok around Gotham, and Batman’s on the hunt to find whoever brought these mysterious monsters to his city. But as the trail goes cold, the Dark Knight finds himself face-to-face with none other than Team RWBY! What other effects are taking hold around our world with Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang here, and what does it mean for the future of the DCU?! Marguerite Bennett returns to RWBY with Meghan Hetrick and Soo Lee for an epic tale of adventure spanning every corner of the DC Universe!

Release Date: February 28, 2023

PCS NOTES: What a fantastic creative team DC assembled to tell this story?! Surprisingly for me, it has my interest.

Hallow’s Eve #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Erica Schultz
Art by Michael Dowling & Brian Reber
Cover Art by Dowling

Spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Hallows’ Eve gets her own series! Janine Godby’s world has been blown up several times in her life, but this time. she has a bag of super-powered masks and a chip on her shoulder. She’s on the run from the police, but there’s someone else after her too. Don’t miss this breakout character break even bigger!

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: We are super excited to see what Erica Schultz has in store for this new character in their first solo series.

Hunt. Kill. Repeat. #1
Mad Cave Studios
Written by Mark London
Art by Francesco Archidiacono, Marc Deering, & Lee Loughridge
Cover Art by Ryan Kincaid

It’s Kill Bill meets Clash of the Titans in Hunt. Kill. Repeat. The all-new, action packed series by Mark London (Battlecats, Knights of the Golden Sun). When the Greek gods invade Earth, society is quickly forced to comply with their new rulers.

However, one god, Artemis, rejects her brethren’s ideology and has found solace in the love of a mortal. When she is called to Olympus to answer for her betrayal, the gods strip away her godly powers and leave her for dead. Now, ten years later, Artemis is on a quest for revenge to confront her father, Zeus, for taking away everything she ever loved.

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: Go read that solicitation again and tell me you are not interested in this story. It sounds very cool. We are excited.

I Am Iron-Man #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Murewa Ayodele
Art by Adedotun Akande
Cover Art by Akande

Beneath the red and gold armor is a hopeless romantic, a genius inventor, a war hero, a billionaire, an Avenger, a person, TONY STARK.

Dynamic Duo Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande (MOON KNIGHT: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD, IRON MAN #25 and AVENGERS UNLIMITED) unite again to journey through the rich history of IRON MAN—telling stories never seen before that are set in iconic eras of ol’ Shellhead. No better way to celebrate Iron Man’s 60TH ANNIVERSARY than getting to watch him be the Earth’s mightiest hero who we love so much. Kaiju battles under the sea, alien invasions in the desert, a rescue mission in outer space, all that and more are to be expected in this new series—ideal for readers new to Iron Man and longstanding fans of the Golden Avenger.

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: I like the concept of this series. 

John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction: The Envoy #1
Storm King Comics
Written by David Schow
Art by Andres Esparza
Cover Art by Cat Staggs

Two cutting-edge scientists, friends and rivals since college, race to be the first to make alien contact. One finds a golden entity that offers to cure the worst Earthbound diseases. Simultaneously the other has discovered a creature that could be an alien or even a ghost. Is it two-in-one extraterrestrial contact… or something more monstrous?

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: Ok. I am here for the alien and spooky content, but I might just get the book for that gorgeous Cat Staggs cover.

Phantom Road #1
Image Comics
Written by Jeff Lemire
Art by Gabriel Hernandez Walta & Jordie Bellaire
Cover Art by Walta


Dom is a long-haul truck driver attempting to stay ahead of his tragic past. When he stops one night to assist Birdie, who has been in a massive car crash, they pull an artifact from the wreckage that throws their lives into fifth gear. Suddenly, a typical midnight run has become a frantic journey through a surreal world where Dom and Birdie find themselves the quarry of strange and impossible monsters.

It’s grindhouse horror meeting high-concept supernatural fantasy in the first issue of a bold new miniseries from JEFF LEMIRE (THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS, LITTLE MONSTERS) and GABRIEL HERNÁNDEZ WALTA (The Vision, Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: Old Man Whittier), the Eisner Award-nominated creative team behind the bestselling Sentient series.

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: SIGN ME UP FOR THIS!!!! Great concept. Fantastic Creators. Done and Done!

Red Zone #1
AWA Studios
Written by Cullen Bunn
Art by Mike Deodato Jr. & Lee Loughridge
Cover Art by Rahzzah

Randall Crane, an unassuming American professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at NYU, is called in by the US government for a secret international mission back to Russia, where his long-buried secrets come to light. When his support team of commandos is ambushed and killed, it’s up to Randall to fight his way out of Russia using his “particular set of skills.”

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: This one looks really fun.

Rock & Roll Hell #1
Sumerian Comics
Written by Sam Romesburg & Ben Roberts
Art by Gregorio Di Angilla
Cover Art by Di Angilla

The summer of ’91. Rural Finland. The Rock and Roll Hell Open Air metal festival is in full swing with the American death metal band Feral Carnage set to headline. During their set, what is first mistaken as an elaborate pyrotechnic show turns out to be the second coming of Jesus Christ. Taking one look at the people in attendance of the show, Christ damns the festival and orders his army of heaven to smite them from his fathers creation. Fueled by beer, weed, and the imperious power of metal, Feral Carnage must summon the forces of hell to fight back.

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: Hell Yeah! I want to see how this one plays out.

Rogue & Gambit #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Stephanie Phillips
Art by Carlos Gómez & David Curiel
Cover Art by Steve Morris

DESTINY STRIKES YOUR FAVORITE X-MEN DUO! Krakoa is on a precipice. Destiny alone can see what’s coming—but the precog cannot act. For that, she’ll need her adoptive daughter, Rogue. Husbands need not apply…but with mutant duties stealing Rogue away so much these days, Gambit is determined to make the most of the mission and put some Cajun spice back into their increasingly complicated love affair. He just has to make it out of the bar first. Powerhouse writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman: Evolution, Millie the Spy) joins fan-favorite artist Carlos Gómez (X-TERMINATORS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) for a thrill ride that’ll lay bare some of Krakoa’s biggest secrets!

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: Stephanie Phillips has a second Marvel book debuting this week. Fans of these characters are not likely to be disappointed. 

Skull and Bones: Savage Storm #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by John Jackson Miller & James Mishler
Art by Christian Rosado & Roshan Kurichiyanil
Cover Art by Pius Bak

A merchant vessel on the high seas is besieged by a vicious crew of pirates, but the fighting is interrupted by a devastating typhoon. When the storm crashes in, it leaves predator and prey stranded on an island somewhere in the Indian Ocean. Discover the mysteries and danger that will betide them all. A gritty story set in the merciless world of Ubisoft’s upcoming pirate game.

Set in the world of the upcoming Ubisoft Skull and Bones game.

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: This is an interesting bit of cross media promotion where the comic comes out ahead of the video game. The story is what mattersn and I am intrigued.

Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Emily Kim
Art by Kei Zama & Triona Farrell
Cover Art by David Nakayama

GHOST-SPIDER’S LIFE TURNS UPSIDE DOWN! Ghost-Spider comes face-to-face with some of the deadliest Spider-Man villains, including Doc Ock, Sandman, Vulture and more! But wait… Why do they all look like…Gwen?! Writer Emily Kim (SILK) and artist Kei Zama (AVENGERS: MECH STRIKE) take Gwen down a twisted path as she must stop whoever is cloning her into infamous Marvel villains!

Release Date: March 1, 2023

PCS NOTES: We always like to see Ghost Spider get a solo adventure, and this is a great creative group to give it to her.

Week of March 8  

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #1
DC Comics
Written by Tom Taylor
Art by Clayton Henry & Jordie Bellaire
Cover Art by Henry & Marcelo Maiolo

ANOTHER SUPERMAN HAS FALLEN. Across the Multiverse, Kal-Els are being murdered. Val-Zod, the Superman of Earth-2, believes only one man can help stop the killing—Kal-El’s son, Jon Kent! Jon will have to step across dimensions and face the killer of the Kal- Els, the monstrous Ultraman, the man who kidnapped and tortured him for years. And Val-Zod is not acting alone in trying to save the Supermen. Who is the mysterious woman alongside him? And what is her shocking connection to the Super-Family?

Release Date: March 7, 2023

PCS NOTES: Listen, this is must read comics. 

Dejah Thoris #1
Dynamite Entertainment
Written by Chuck Brown
Art by Emiliana Pinna
Cover Art by Leirix Li


An all-new vision of A Princess of Mars!

Eisner Award-winning writer Chuck Brown (Bitter Root) and stellar artist Emiliana Pinna (Red Sonja) present Dehah Thoris, a tale set before the events of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ first classic novel.

Young Princess Dejah has lived a sheltered existence, growing up behind vast palace walls, guarded by Helium’s greatest warriors. But when the entire royal family is attacked by horrific Kaldane Martians, Dejah narrowly escapes into the wilds of Barsoom, with no recourse but to strike out on a quest to save her kingdom…

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: I am excited to see what Chuck Brown has to say with this character. 

The Gimmick #1
Ahoy Comics
Written by Joanne Starer
Art by Elena Gogou
Cover Art by Erica Henderson

A hard-hitting action/drama written by rising star Joanne Starer (Sirens of the City)! Pro wrestling champ Shane Bryant’s ring persona-his gimmick-is forgettable: he’s a “nice guy.” But his secret is more colorful: he has super strength. And when he punches a fist straight through his opponent’s brain-in front of 2.4 million horrified viewers-everything changes. Now Shane needs a new gimmick-and a new life!

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: YES!!! Since this book was announced, we have been waiting to feature it in this column. We can’t wait to read it. It is almost here.

New Mutants: Lethal Legion #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Charlie Jane Anders
Art by Enid Balam, Elisabetta D’Amico & Matt Milla
Cover Art by Javier Fernandez

THE NEW, NEW MUTANTS—WITH ALL THE CLASSIC THRILLS! Best-selling, multiple-award-winning, generally bedazzling writer Charlie Jane Anders launches a fresh take on the beloved team, with rising star Enid Balám behind the illustrious pencils! The Shadow King. U-Men. Demon Bear. Themselves. The New Mutants have faced some of the most cunning minds in the Marvel Universe—and survived. But when someone starts building a new Lethal Legion, will Krakoa’s youngest class finally be outmatched? Featuring fan-favorites like Wolfsbane and Karma alongside explosive newcomers like Escapade, this is a series you can’t miss! Everything leads to the Fall of X—don’t sleep on the start.

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: The start to the Fall of X? I guess we are in.

Predator #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Ed Brisson
Art by Netho Diaz & Belardino Brabo
Cover Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Erick Arciniega

On a planet far from Earth, eight strangers find themselves in a deadly game. But this time, the Predators aren’t the only ones on the hunt. Someone has the Yautja in their sites—and they’ve been searching for this game preserve for a long time. Prepare for a brutal, carnage-filled adventure that will turn everything you thought you knew about Predators on its head!

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: Predator makes its debut in Marvel comics with Ed Brisson at the wheel. We are here for the ride. 

Stoneheart #1
Image Comics
Written by Emma Kubert
Art by Kubert
Cover Art by Kubert


EMMA KUBERT, the artist behind Frank Miller Presents’ Frank Miller’s Pandora and Image Comics’ INKBLOT and RADIANT PINK, introduces her whimsically twisted tale STONEHEART, a new ongoing action/adventure fantasy series!

Bubbly and headstrong Shayde Whisper has been inexplicably exiled from her magical guild and relocated, left only with vague memories and romanticized hope. But when she hears a sinister voice in her head that awakens a power beyond her comprehension, she’ll traverse her past and present to unravel her prestigious place within the mystical land of Athea!

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: A solo book from a rising star. We are huge fans of Emma Kubert and can’t wait to check out this comic.

X-23: Deadly Regenesis #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Erica Schultz
Art by Edgar Salazar
Cover Art by Kalman Andrasofszky

ASSASSIN OR X-MAN? THE DEADLY DAYS OF X-23! Laura Kinney, A.K.A. X-23, was cloned from Logan and trained by the Facility to be a deadly assassin. Even as she tries to put that life behind her, forces will try to drag her back—and she’ll fight them tooth and claw! Beset by new enemies—as well as old favorites—this series follows X-23 during her days as a member of the X-Men and X-Force when she walked away from the island of Utopia to find where she truly belongs. Don’t miss this all-new story in the fan-favorite saga of Laura Kinney!

Release Date: March 8, 2023

PCS NOTES: More Erica Schultz on a fantastic Marvel character. We are in!!!

Week of March 15  

The Forged #1
Image Comics
Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautman
Art by Mike Henderson
Cover Art by Henderson

In the 11th Millennium of the rule of the Eternal Empress, a squad of planet-smashing super soldiers find their routine mission to be anything but. These are the Forged. They take no prisoners.

Written by GREG RUCKA & ERIC TRAUTMANN and brought to the page by MIKE HENDERSON, embark upon an over-the-top pulp adventure of sex, violence, and sci-fi inspired by Conan, Heavy Metal, and other comics you tried to hide from your parents.

Release Date: March 15, 2023

PCS NOTES: This looks like a rip-roaring good time.

Hellcat #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Christopher Cantwell
Art by Alex Lins
Cover Art by Pere Perez

Leaping from the pages of Christopher Cantwell’s IRON MAN run, Hellcat is back! Patsy is back on the west coast, living in a demon house haunted by the ghost of her mother! When someone close to Patsy’s inner circle is murdered, Hellcat becomes the prime suspect! Now Patsy must prove her innocence and evade both the police and the supernatural Sleepwalkers. To add to the perils she faces, her demonic ex Daimon Hellstrom shows up and that’s never a good thing. A supernatural, superhero murder mystery!

Release Date: March 15, 2023

PCS NOTES: I am looking forward to this book more than I thought I would. I am just loving the concept of Chris Cantwell writing this book. 

Multiversity: Harley Screws Up the DCU #1
DC Comics
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by Logan Faerber
Cover Art by Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti

Harley’s back in Coney for a long-overdue reunion with old friends, old haunts, and…an old time machine? You heard right! A mysterious benefactor has left Harley a time machine, and after giving it about a half second of thought, she decides to take it for a joyride. What could go wrong, right? Funny you should ask. Turns out a quick trip through time can screw up a few things…namely, the entire DC Universe!

Release Date: March 14, 2023

PCS NOTES: Full Disclosure. Frank Tieri told us about this book a while ago, and we were instantly smitten with the idea. We are super excited to see it become a reality.

No/One #1
Image Comics
Written by Kyle Higgins & Brian Buccellato
Art by Geraldo Borges & Mark Englert
Cover Art by Borges

Ten months ago, the Richard Roe murders shocked the city of Pittsburgh. In the months since, the killings have sparked a dangerous political movement, copycat killers, and a masked vigilante who’s still determined to hold the powerful accountable. Not a symbol. Not a hero. They could be anyone. They’re NO/ONE.

Superstar writers KYLE HIGGINS (RADIANT BLACK) and BRIAN BUCCELLATO (Chicken Devil) and rising star artist GERALDO BORGES (Nightwing) bring you the oversized first chapter of a true crime superhero drama in its own corner of the MASSIVE-VERSE!

AND: the story continues in WHO IS NO/ONE, a monthly companion podcast starring RACHAEL LEIGH COOK (She’s All That) and PATTON OSWALT (Minor Threats, Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.)!

Release Date: March 15, 2023

PCS NOTES: Interesting comic story premise with even more interesting cross media content.

Star Trek: The Defiant #1
IDW Publishing
Written by Christopher Cantwell
Art by Angel Unzueta
Cover Art by Unzueta

Someone is killing the gods… but while Benjamin Sisko and the U.S.S. Theseus have been facing the threats in the higher cosmos, very real casualties are growing on lower ground. The true enemy is a man, not a god, and Worf of House Martok has put together his own crew aboard the U.S.S. Defiant in the hopes of defeating the dangerous messiah behind a genocidal cult. Pulling from all eras of Star Trek canon to create something wholly unique and unexpected, Star Trek: Defiant unites some of the strongest personalities in the franchise — including Ro Laren, Spock, B’Elanna Torres, Lore, and more — on a mission with very little guarantee of success!

Release Date: March 15, 2023

PCS NOTES: Two new Christopher Cantwell books in one week? How did we get so lucky?

Superman: Lost #1
DC Comics
Written by Christopher Priest
Art by Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, & Jeromy Cox
Cover Art by Elmer Santos


SUPERMAN’S ODYSSEY OF SOLITUDE! After Superman is called away on a routine Justice League mission, Lois Lane awakens to find a complete stranger standing in her living room. The Man of Steel, home much sooner than expected, reveals he has, in fact, been lost in space for 20 years. Nothing and no one seem familiar to him anymore, and the timeless bond between them has been severed…or has it? Can love conquer all? Superman’s 85th anniversary celebration continues with this all new blockbuster 10-issue, self-contained series from the creators of the Eisner-nominated Deathstroke series!

Release Date: March 14, 2023

PCS NOTES: This premise looks captivating. Great creators who have the talent to execute it properly signals a high probability of success. 

The X-Cellent #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Michael Allred & Laura Allred
Cover Art by Allred & Allred

Your favorite celebrity super villains are back! Zeitgeist is still on a mission to achieve social media godhood, no matter who he has to kill! But the spotlight won’t be big enough when the next generation of the X-Statix drop in! Join Peter Milligan and Michael Allred for the final half of their mutant celebrity saga!

Release Date: March 15, 2023

PCS NOTES: Peter Milligan and Michael Allred is always a winning combination!!

Week of March 22  

Astro Bots #1
WhatNot Publishing
Written by Simon Furman
Art by Hector Trunnec
Cover Art by Phillip Knott

Simon Furman, writer of the original Transformers comic series and creator of Marvel’s Death’s Head, has teamed up with Heavy Metal artist Hector Trunnec to create an all-new Mecha-Masterwork based on the toyline designed by Aaron Thomas. Pathfinders, Pioneers…breaking new ground in the furthest reaches of the galaxy…they are – ASTROBOTS.

The clock is ticking for planet Earth and the race is on to find a new world capable of sustaining human life. New, sophisticated machine lifeforms called Astrobots are dispatched to scout far-flung worlds in the hope of crafting a new home. With food and raw materials running out and climate disasters escalating, the evacuation of the entire human population is the only slender hope remaining. On Colony World 1, a catastrophic power struggle forges a new – all-Astrobot – society, and presiding over this nascent civilization is Atlas, an evolved mech with a futureproof plan. A plan that does not include humankind.

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: This is an interesting concept for this fledgling publisher. 

Curse of Cleaver County #1
Source Point Press
Written by Garrett Gunn
Art by Kit Wallis
Cover Art by Wallis

Set in the one of the deadliest fictional locations in the world, the Curse of Cleaver County is an ongoing anthology series that follows some of the most grotesque, gruesome, and gore-fueled killers as they haunt, horrify, and harrow the peaceful residents!

THIS ISSUE: The Hooked Horror of Harlow begins here!

Jennifer Harlow heads home to celebrate the sale of her fathers business. But dark secrets from Port Harlow’s past are about to RESURFACE that threaten everything her family’s built over the last 150 years.

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: A proven creative team back for more in a different genre. We are excited for it.

Dead Romans #1
Image Comics
Written by Fred Kennnedy
Art by Nick Marinkovich
Cover Art by Marinkovich


Arminius, a Germanic prince raised in Rome, has sworn vengeance against the Empire that butchers his people. He wants to make a queen of the woman he loves, Honoria, a fellow slave. Now, fifty thousand Romans will die to give her a throne she never asked for…or wanted.

Lush, beautiful illustrations bring to life a brutal tale of love and war from the birth of the Roman Empire.

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: This has tragic epic written all over it. We love to see it.

Doctor Strange #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Jed MacKay
Art by Pasqual Ferry
Cover Art by Alex Ross

CHANGE YOUR REALITY! Stephen Strange is back! Reunited with Clea and Wong, it’s back to business as usual for the Sorcerer Supreme. Have your children fallen into a deep nightmarish slumber? Are demonic refugees invading your home? Is your husband possessed by a satanic entity? Then call Doctor Strange! Join Jed MacKay (MOON KNIGHT, BLACK CAT) and Pasqual Ferry (NAMOR: CONQUERED SHORES, SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER’S SHADOW, THOR) as they begin a new chapter in the life of the Master of the Mystic Arts!

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: We are excited to see the new status quo that Jed MacKay has in store for the good doctor.

Neighbors #1
Boom! Studios
Written by Jude Ellison S. Doyle
Art by Letizia Cadonici
Cover Art by Miguel Mercado

When Janet and Oliver Gowdie move to a quaint mountain town, their daughter Casey becomes part of a horrific chain of events revealing that their neighbors are anything but what they seem.

Soon an unsettling old woman named Agnes Early fixates on Janet and Oliver’s other daughter-2-year-old Isobel.

It becomes clear that it’s impossible to know who to trust… or who is even still human…

Steeped in Irish and English folklore and mythology, Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Maw) joins artist Letizia Cadonici (House of Slaughter), and colorist Alessandro Santoro (Bloom) to tread new ground in changeling horror. A tale perfect for fans of Eat the Rich and The Nice House on the Lake!

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: We are ready for a new horror comic to be a hit. 

Order & Outrage #1
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Jim Starlin
Art by Rags Morales
Cover Art by Morales

Gene manipulation has always been solely for those who can afford the expensive prenatal treatments. Income determines status and, more importantly, survival. If your genes have not been optimized, the Order has no use for you. You are nonessential. Less than. To be eliminated. Everything is geared to keeping the ship of state sailing along smoothly, no matter the cost.??

But in every totalitarian system lies the seeds of rebellion, independence, and OUTRAGE.

Release Date: March 22, 2023

PCS NOTES: You cannot look at the names on this book and not be inspired to find out what is on the inside. I know we are.

Week of March 29  

The Ambassadors #1
Image Comics
Written by Mark Millar
Art by Frank Quitely
Cover Art by Quitely

The most ambitious comic book of all time is finally here! Imagine you could gift superpowers to six people. In a world of eight billion, who do you choose? Join six of the greatest artists in the industry for an enormous story about ordinary people from around the world explaining why it should be them. This first story features artwork by superstar FRANK QUITELY.

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: Millar and Quitely? Yes please!

Avengers Beyond #1
Marvel Comics
Written by Derek Landy
Art by Greg Land & Frank D’Armata
Cover Art by Land & D’Armata

Someone has been manipulating the Avengers for the past several months, altering the very fabric of reality in an attempt to prepare the planet for a threat that could destroy everything. Here, now, this unseen individual is to be dragged, kicking and screaming, from the shadows and into the light—and is revealed as the Beyonder! Something big is coming to the Marvel Universe…

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: I am not sure if this is just for nostalgia’s sake but seeing that ridiculous Beyonder costume on the cover has given me all the feels.

Don’t Spit in the Wind #1
Mad Cave Studios
Written by Stefano Cardoselli
Art by Cardoselli & Dan Lee
Cover Art by Cardoselli

In the distant future, humanity has escaped the shell of what was once a lush, beautiful Earth, that has instead been left a dumping ground full of trash, smog, and pollution.

One man’s trash is another man’s living. Since earth became inhospitable, humanity escaped ages ago to live in a space station floating above the atmosphere. Now Travis and his crew of garbage men are tasked with cleaning up mountains of toxic waste, working for a company called Atomic Bros INC., to create a ‘Clear World’. But when one of Travis’ crew members goes missing near an old nuclear facility Travis’ job becomes a bit more complicated.

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: I want to read this book!

Dungeons & Dragons: Saturday Morning Adventures #1
IDW Publishing
Written by Sam Maggs & David M. Booher
Art by George Kambadais
Cover Art by Kambadais

Long before the world turned upside down and new generations discovered D&D, six kids boarded a magical roller coaster and were transported to the Forgotten Realms! Noble ranger Hank, intrepid acrobat Diana, quiet thief Sheila, impulsive barbarian Bobby, fearful cavalier Eric, and uncertain magician Presto only want to get back to their own world. But escaping the Realms has turned out to be much harder than getting there! Danger lurks at every turn, the enigmatic Dungeon Master is less than helpful, and Venger, the force of evil, will stop at nothing to get his hands on the magical weapons the kids have come to rely on. To top it off, Hank has made a startling discovery: Despite the dangers, Sheila, Bobby, Diana, and the others aren’t so sure they want to go home after all!

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: Just take my money!!! I am so excited for this book!!!

Indigo Children #1
Image Comics
Written by Curt Pires & Rockwell White
Art by Alex Diotto & Dee Cunniffe
Cover Art by Diotto


Acclaimed creator CURT PIRES returns to Image for a brand-new ongoing series with the creative team behind the smash-hit series Youth, soon to be a show on Amazon Prime!

RADIANT BLACK meets THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH in this action-packed sci-fi/mystery epic as journalist Donovan Price hunts down the extraordinarily gifted INDIGO CHILDREN after their mysterious disappearance fifteen years prior.

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: This is a great premise.

Neverender: The Final Duel #1
Sumerian Comics
Written by Devin Kraft
Art by Kraft
Cover Art by Kraft

The year is 2X19 and due to breakthroughs in artificial accelerants, mankind has taken to the stars. At the edge of civilization, the dominant sport is a civilized sword duel to the death. The top five fighters are protected by Saguaro, a talented and tenacious duelist. Team Egalite is forced to choose which direction to fight after Merrick openly criticizes the Colonial Republic after his previous duel. Dice and Kino equip Neverender for the endgame.

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: Sumerian is bringing us some interesting concepts.

Unstoppable Doom Patrol #1
DC Comics
Written by Dennis Culver
Art by Chris Burnham & Brian Reber
Cover Art by Burnham


After the events of Lazarus Planet, more people than ever have active metagenes! Most of these new metahumans have become misfits, shunned and imprisoned by a fearful society. They are hidden away in the dark, lost to a system that only sees them as weapons or guinea pigs-ticking time bombs that can only be defused by the Unstoppable Doom Patrol!

Robotman, Elasti-Woman, and Negative Man are joined by their brand-new teammates Beast Girl and Degenerate and led by Crazy Jane’s mysterious new alter, the Chief, on a mission of saving the world by saving the monsters!

Release Date: March 28, 2023

PCS NOTES: If this the the Dawn of DC, long may it reign!

Venom: Lethal Protector II #1
Marvel Comics
Written by David Michelinie
Art by Farid Karami
Cover Art by Paulo Siqueira & Matt Wilson

BROCK VS. DOOM. ‘NUFF SAID! Venom co-creator David Michelinie returns with a brand-new story set in the sinister symbiote’s past when brains—and Spider-Man—were still on the menu! This time, he’s uniting with rising star Farid Karami to weave an epic, blockbuster story that will take Venom from the streets of NYC to the kingdom of Latveria as EDDIE BROCK is challenged like never before! What (or WHO) will Venom need to overcome the fiercest foe in the Marvel U? One thing’s for certain, this monster’s bringing the mayhem!

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: The legendary title returns with the writer of the original series back at the helm.

X-O Manowar Unconquered #1
Valiant Entertainment
Written by Becky Cloonan & Michael Conrad
Art by Liam Sharp
Cover Art by Sharp

Warrior. Slave. Liberator. King. Aric of Dacia has lived many lives. Now his past, present, and future collide as Valiant’s X-O MANOWAR returns in an unforgettable new series.

• Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Liam Sharp bring X-O Manowar to new planets, old villains, and brutal destinies.

• X-O Manowar is alone in space and stranded on a distant world, battered and defi ant, but never defeated.

• Put the king back on his throne as X-O Manowar charts an epic return on its 30th anniversary.

Release Date: March 29, 2023

PCS NOTES: What a great team to bring this comic into the world. We are looking forward to it.