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AfterShock Comics’ June 2018 Solicitations

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AfterShock Comics released its solicits for June Tuesday evening. The highlights include Babyteeth Vol. 2 trade, The Lost City Explorers #1, and A Walk Through Hell #2.

Check out the cover gallery below, click on the image to enlarge.

BABYTEETH Vol 2 Trade Paperback

writer: Donny Cates
artist: Garry Brown
color: Mark Englert
letters: Taylor Esposito
cover: Garry Brown w/ Mark Englert

Collecting the complete second storyarc from the hit AfterShock series, BABYTEETH! Crazy Warlock dudes, super secret cabals, inter-dimensional portals, new assassins, and the horrors of airline travel with a (demonic hellspawn sent to destroy the universe) baby! Plus—Marty, your new favorite demon-racoon-thing friend! An all-new story arc of the critically-acclaimed series BABYTEETH is here!

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$14.99 / 128 pages / color / on sale 06.13.18

A WALK THROUGH HELL #2

writer: Garth Ennis
artist: Goran Sudžuka
colors: Ive Svorcina
letters: Ron Steen
cover: Andy Clarke w/ Jose Villarrubia

You’re an experienced, confident FBI agent, armed and trained for the worst the world has to offer. You’re on a routine job in a Long Beach warehouse, not long to go before you clock off for the night. So why are you seeing things that just can’t possibly be? Why has your heart stopped beating in your chest? And why are you terrified beyond anything you ever imagined?

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.13.18

INSEXTS YEAR ONE Hardcover

writer: Marguerite Bennett
artist: Ariela Kristantina
color: Bryan Valenza & Jessica Kholinne
letters: A Larger World’s Troy Peteri
cover: Ariela Kristantina

Collecting the complete INSEXTS series in one volume!

At the dusk of a century, a pair of vengeful Victorian vixens discover a horrifying power that transforms them into rich and strange new creatures. Armed with their dark, evolving forms, they descend into a world of the cultured and occult, with new senses and new sensuality, to forge a life for themselves and the child of their love. This new monthly series is the brainchild of writer Marguerite Bennett (ANIMOSITY, Bombshells and Batwoman) and artist Ariela Kristantina (Wolverines, Deep State), a comic unlike any you’ve seen before!

$44.99 / 290 pages / Color / on sale 06.06.18

THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS #1

Writers: Zack Kaplan
Artist: Alvaro Sarraseca
Colorist: Chris Blythe
Letterer: A Larger World’s Troy Peteri
Cover A: Rafael La Torre w/ Marcelo Maiolo
Cover B: Alvaro Sarraseca w/ Chris Blythe

NEW SERIES!

Lost cities aren’t just the stuff of myths. They exist hidden right under our noses. But when a mysterious expedition is disrupted by supernatural activity, and an antiquities professor goes missing, his teenage daughter and her friends must become underground urban explorers, follow his tracks on a coming-of-age journey through subterranean tunnels, and ultimately find the holy grail of lost city: Atlantis buried right under New York City!

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.20.18

BROTHERS DRACUL #3

writer: Cullen Bunn
artist: Mirko Colak
color: Maria Santaolalla
letterer: Simon Bowland
cover: Mirko Colak w/ Maria Santaolalla

Discover the sorrow-filled truth of Vlad’s descent to the role of the Impaler! Vlad and his brother Radu have excelled in the art of vampire-slaying. But the vampires have a few tricks of their own. Some of those tricks may shatter Vlad’s sanity.

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.20.18

DARK ARK #7

writer: Cullen Bunn
artist: Juan Doe
letterer: Ryane Hill
cover: Juan Doe

The monstrous creatures of Shrae’s Ark have been tasked with protecting Noah and his flock. But the shocking nature of the creature that plague’s Noah may set the monsters of the Dark Ark at each other’s throats!

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.06.18

PESTILENCE: A STORY OF SATAN #2

writer: Frank Tieri
artist: Oleg Okunev
colors: Rob Schwager
letters: Marshall Dillon
cover: Tim Bradstreet

As this newest version of the Black Death begins to rise up and become an even deadlier crisis than before, Roderick Helms and the surviving members of Fiat Lux race to stop it—but can they do so while being hunted themselves…by the NEW Fiat Lux?

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.27.18

HER INFERNAL DESCENT #3

Writers: Lonnie Nadler & Zac Thompson
Artist: Kyle Charles
Colorist: Jordan Boyd
Letterer: Ryan Ferrier
Cover: Kyle Charles w/ Jordan Boyd

Lynn and her favorite writer, AGATHA CHRISTIE, venture into surreal halls of modern art. Welcome to hell’s esteemed art gallery! As she descends deeper into the inferno, Lynn’s left to wonder if she’ll ever find her forsaken family or be doomed to the same fate. Including a surprise appearance by one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists!

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.27.18

ANIMOSITY #15

writer: Marguerite Bennett
artist: Rafael De Latorre
color: Rob Schwager
letters: Marshall Dillon
cover: Rafael De Latorre w/ Marcelo Maiolo

With the hideous truth of the Walled City revealed, Sandor must use every ounce of cunning to rescue Jesse from her human captors—before the try to “save the world” from the risen Animals…

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.06.18

ANIMOSITY: EVOLUTION #7

writer: Marguerite Bennett
artist: Eric Gapstur
color: Rob Schwager
letters: Marshall Dillon
cover: Eric Gapstur & Rob Schwager

With one crisis defeated, a new nemesis lurks deep beneath the city, poisoning that which no living thing can live without—water.

$3.99 / 32 pages / color / on sale 06.13.18

COLD WAR #5

writer: Chris Sebela
artist: Hayden Sherman
colors: Hayden Sherman
letters: Hayden Sherman
cover: Hayden Sherman

Many of them are dead, the war they’re stuck in is still in full swing, but now the Cryonauts are face to face with the most dangerous situation of all: a 16 year old girl named Polly. As the stakes and body count rise, they’ll fight to stay alive and uncover just who has thrown them into this bloodbath and why.

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.06.18

BETROTHED #4

writer: Sean Lewis
artist: Steve Uy
letters: Simon Bowland
cover: Steve Uy

The stunning space opera continues as our heroes land in the great waters of Priam with war on their mind. When a trap is exposed and friends are lost, what will our heroes do to survive? The last issue before the grand finale of the first storyarc exposes more truths and presents more surprises in the exciting world of BETROTHED!

$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 06.13.18

ALTERS Vol 2 Trade Paperback

writer: Paul Jenkins
artist: Leila Leiz
color: Leonardo Paciarotti
letterer: Ryane Hill
cover: Leila Leiz

Collecting the complete second story arc of this hit AfterShock series!

With her nemesis, Matter Man, finally under control, Chalice begins a new chapter of her life as spokeswoman and primary recruiter for the Gateway Army. Sensing that time is running out on the safety of the world’s newest Alter, Chalice expands her search. But as she closes in, new complications arise: Chalice finds herself juggling impossible responsibilities to her family, her Alters family, and an impoverished, now-homeless family she barely even knows. As past guilts intensify, she must stand fast against the pressure of her new responsibilities, or be consumed.

$14.99 / 120 pages / color / on sale 06.20.18

FU JITSU Vol 1 Trade Paperback

writer: Jai Nitz
artist: Wesley St. Claire
colorists: Wesley St. Claire and Maria Santaolalla
letterer: Ryane Hill
cover: Wesley St. Claire

Collecting the first five issue of this hit AfterShock series!

Fu Jitsu is the world’s smartest boy, and has been for the last hundred years. Wait, what? Fu is an un-aging genius, and has had adventures around the globe and around the galaxy. From Einstein and the Wright brothers, to Gandhi and Johnny Unitas, Fu has met everyone in history while protecting Earth from Robert Wadlow, the world’s tallest man, and his dangerous magi-science.

Fu exiles himself to Antarctica to try and forget the painful breakup with his ex-girlfriend, Rachel. Meanwhile, Wadlow returns from the far-flung future and sends James Dean, his ultimate assassin, to kill Fu at the South Pole. And you thought your teenage years were tough?

$14.99 / 128 pages / color / on sale 06.27.18


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