He's Got Issues #207.3: Independent Comics, 11/7/18

Jon Cooney


Empty Man #1 (Cover A Vanesa R. Del Ray), $3.99

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jesus Hervas (CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey

Horror sensation Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Bone Parish) returns to the world of Empty Man with artist Jesús Hervás (Lucas Stand, Clive Barker's Hellraiser) in this new ongoing series. The nation is in the grip of a terrible pandemic. The so-called Empty Man disease causes insanity and violence. Government quarantines are mandatory. One of the afflicted is Melissa Kerry, and the next step should be to quarantine her-but those who enter quarantine are never seen again. Melissa's family won't let that happen. All they have to do is care for her, keep her worsening condition a secret-and they'll do anything, trust anyone, to keep her safe.

Giant Days #44 (Cover A Max Sarin), $3.99

(W) John Allison (A/CA) Max Sarin

Esther becomes fixated on Valentine's Day as a marker of her romantic failure, and decides to fully activate her full drama field for the first time in a long time, in an attempt to "Win Big At Love". It's going to go great.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal #4 (Of 12)(Cover A Benjamin Dewey), $3.99

(W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey

Thurma and Nita must travel deep into Mithra to learn from a mysterious figure of their world's past. Meanwhile, Kensho's time in a local village opens his eyes to something that may change Thra forever.

Sparrowhawk #2 (Cover A Miguel Mercado), $3.99

(W) Delilah Dawson (A) Matias Basla (CA) Miguel Mercado

Trapped in the beautiful, deadly world of Faerie, Art realizes that there is only one way out. To survive, she has to fight. To escape, she has to win.

Steven Universe Harmony #4 (Cover A Marguerite Sauvage), $3.99

(W) Shane-Michael Vidaurri (A) Mollie Rose (CA) Marguerite Sauvage

With the Harmony Core subduing more and more of Beach City, Steven and the remaining Crystal Gems must find a solution-and fast!

WWE #22 (Cover A Marco D'Alfonso), $3.99

(W) Dennis Hopeless, Julian May (A) Serg Acu?a, Dozerdraws (CA) Marco D'Alfonso

Now that AJ Styles has officially joined the WWE Universe, it's time to face his greatest challenge yet-the man known as John Cena!


Death Orb #2, $3.99

(W) Ryan Ferrier (A) Chris O'Halloran (A/CA) Alejandro Aragon

In a post-apocalyptic American landscape controlled by roving marauders and suspicious death cults, the ax-swinging hero, Rider, risks all in a search for his wife. He joins a rebellious group of wastelanders in a quest to take down the mad scientist Father, who seems set on bringing complete destruction to the world.

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion #2 (Cover A Gabriel Ba), $3.99

(W) Gerard Way (A) Nick Filardi (A/CA) Gabriel Ba

As big-business interests close in on the overgrown adolescents of the Umbrella Academy, unlikely alliances are formed and two brothers™ head into deep space.

Also: Ballroom dancing! A Magic Eightball! Cowboys! Dollhouses! And more . . . !


Battlestar Galactica Classic #1 (Cover A Kelley Jones), $3.99

(W) John Jackson Miller (A) Daniel HDR (CA) Kelley Jones

The remains of humanity have been fleeing the Cylon menace - until now! Joined by another, second fleet of fugitives, Commander Adama sees the opportunity to strike back. Can he continue chasing an Earth that may be a myth, when the chance for victory is real? Plus: the treacherous Count Baltar returns in this miniseries timed for Battlestar Galactica's 40th anniversary year, written by New York Times bestselling author and comics writer JOHN JACKSON MILLER (Star Wars, Star Trek, Halo) and drawn by DANIEL HDR (Red Sonja)!

Elvira Mistress Of The Dark #3 (Cover A Joseph Michael Linsner), $3.99

(W) David Avallone (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner

Elvira's time travel odyssey continues as she brings the author of DRACULA face to face with his nightmarish inspiration! Stoker? I hardly know 'er! Thrills, chills and more horrible puns like that, all in the third chapter of ELVIRA: TIMESCREAM...brought to you by David Avallone (Bettie Page) and Dave Acosta (Twelve Devils Dancing), the double-Dave team who brought you DOC SAVAGE: RING OF FIRE and TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW.

James Bond 007 #1 (Cover A Dave Johnson), $3.99

(W) Greg Pak (A) Marc Laming (CA) Dave Johnson

The ODD JOB epic begins in a new ongoing James Bond comic series by superstars GREG PAK (Planet Hulk, Mech Cadet Yu) and MARC LAMING (Star Wars, Wonder Woman)! Agent 007 tracks a smuggler into Singapore to secure a dangerous case, contents unknown. But a Korean mystery man wants the case as well, for very different reasons. And if Bond and this new rival don't kill each other, the ruthless terrorist organization known as ORU will be more than happy to finish the job.


Disney Afternoon Giant #1 (Cover A James Silvani), $5.99

(W) Warren Spector, Ian Brill (A) Leonel Castellani, Jose Massaroli (CA) James Silvani

It's the first issue of a brand-new series featuring stories from your favorite Disney Afternoon shows! It's a blast from the past in the present as we feature classic DuckTales, Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers, and Darkwing Duck stories, all together in one place for the first time!

DuckTales #14 (Cover A Giuseppe Fontana), $3.99

(W) Steve Behling (A) Gianfranco Florio (CA) Giuseppe Fontana

There are monsters up to no good in this two-part tale of scary times in Duckburg! Join Uncle Scrooge, along with Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Webby as they realize that "The Monsters Are Due at Duck Manor!"

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #72 (Cover A Agnes Garbowska), $3.99

(W) Thom Zahler (A/CA) Agnes Garbowska

Applejack looks to recreate a famous pie recipe that has been lost to her family for ages! The quest will reveal family secrets and some very unusual ingredients! A heartwarming tale of coming together over food and family!

Road Of The Dead Highway To Hell #1 (Cover A Santiperez), $4.99

(W) Jonathan Maberry (A) Drew Moss (CA) Santiperez

An over-the-top wild ride prequel to ROAD OF THE DEAD! Written by Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author and creator of V-WARS. The dead rose and are feasting on the living. A young scientist may hold the secret to a cure. Zombies and biker gangs want her dead. A bunch of losers in muscle cars and a hijacked tank will risk everything to save her.

Star Wars Adventures Destroyer Down #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99

(W) Scott Beatty (A) Jon Sommariva (A/CA) Derek Charm

Swallowed by the shifting sands of Jakku, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumors of hauntings and buried treasure. But an epic sandstorm has revealed the ruins of the starship, and renowned scavenger Rey now leads the race to claim whatever lies within!

Three-issue mini-series set during the days before The Force Awakens!

Includes a backup story depicting the Battle of Jakku, revealing how the Star Destroyer Spectral met its fate during the last days of the Empire!

Transformers Lost Light #25 (Cover A Jack Lawrence), $4.99

(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Jack Lawrence

MORE THAN MET THE EYE. The quest is over, the dust has settled, and everything has changed-forever. But before the fond farewells, before the parting of ways, before the unkept promises to stay in touch, there's time-surely, there's time-for one last drink...

Extra-long final issue! Tying together and putting a bow on stories from the last 13 years!

The final fate of the whole Lost Light crew revealed!

From the Death of Optimus Prime to now: 85 issues of the Lost Light cast!

Uncle Scrooge My First Millions #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Marco Mazzarello), $3.99

(W) Fausto Vitaliano (A) Paolo Mottura (CA) Marco Mazzarello

The mystery behind Scrooge's first millions continues in "My Second Million!" Just how did Scrooge accumulate his second million dollars, and who was involved in helping Scrooge become the wealthy duck he is today? Find out in this exciting second installment!


Auntie Agatha's Home For Wayward Rabbits #1 (Of 6), $3.99

(W) Keith Giffen (A/CA) Benjamin Roman

Auntie Agatha's Home for Wayward Rabbits is in danger. Run by the titular Agatha and her niece, Julie, this peculiar shelter cares for damaged and dysfunctional rabbits-and now it's being threatened by a wealthy businessman who will stop at nothing to tear it down. This charming series marks the return of critically acclaimed writer KEITH GIFFEN to creator-owned work.

Blackbird #2 (Cover A Jen Bartel), $3.99

(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Jen Bartel

The Great Beast has kidnapped Nina's sister and the only way to find her is to follow a trail of magic gems, hidden symbols, and a handsome stranger. Can he put Nina onto the trail of the mystic creature she's after?

Bully Wars #3 (Cover A Aaron Conley), $3.99

(W) Skottie Young (A/CA) Aaron Conley

Things get off to a rough start for Rufus as he and the other bullies head to the Bully Wars arena for the start of the games. Aiming to simply guide Rufus to victory, Spencer finds out he may be more directly involved than he originally planned.

Crowded #4 (Cover A Ro Stein/Ted Brandt/Triona Farrell), $3.99

(W) Christopher Sebela (A/CA) Ro Stein, Ted Brandt

Following their move into (much) closer quarters, Charlie and Vita get to know each other better. But the results might be more disastrous than the incompetent crowdfunded gunmen hunting them across Los Angeles. As Vita struggles with the fallout of losing her only sense of security, Charlie looks for a way to slip free of her leash, placing her directly in the crosshairs of Trotter, who's hoping his hugest kill yet will launch him back to the top of death charts.

Dead Rabbit #2 (Cover A John McCrea), $3.99

(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) John McCrea

With his wife's medical bills piling up, Martin Dobbs is forced back into his Dead Rabbit mask. Rabbit loves to do crimes and get paid, and the first step to financial solvency is getting his crew back together. Rabbit's Wheelman makes a costly mistake and the job doesn't go quite as planned in mirror of a real-life incident that nearly killed the writer off in Boston in 1994. Whatever doesn't kill you makes you money, is what I always say.

Eclipse #12, $3.99

(W) Zack Kaplan (A/CA) Giovanni Timpano


The game of betrayals concludes as Solarity springs their trap on a bridge out of the city, forcing Bax, Cielo, her father, and the Scientist into a final confrontation over the sunlight immunity-all while a deadly sunrise approaches.

Errand Boys #2 (Of 5), $3.99

(W) D.J. Kirkbride (A/CA) Nikos Koutsis

Tawnk runs his first errand with Jace, and it goes swimmingly! Just kidding. On the desert planet Mauslio, the brothers Lopaz immediately get in over their heads, enraging a giant bird and running afoul of hungry dirt pirates.

Farmhand #5, $3.99

(W) Rob Guillory (A/CA) Rob Guillory


The first arc of the series about agriculture gone apocalyptic concludes!

As Freetown descends into chaos, Zeke and Jed search the town for Andrea. But she's got problems of her own, as she is faced with the monstrous truth behind the Jedidiah Seed.

Kick-Ass #9 (Cover A Marcelo Frusin), $3.99

(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Marcelo Frusin

Hector Santos has enlisted a cold-blooded killer to hunt down and murder Kick-Ass before she destroys all his criminal operations. As Patience's power grows, so does her list of enemies-and her most feared enemy is lurking in the shadows, lying in wait to seek his vengeance.

Last Siege #6 (Of 8)(Cover A Justin Greenwood), $3.99

(W) Landry Q. Walker (A/CA) Justin Greenwood

The war is underway as the King lays siege to the final castle that stands between him and complete domination. Only an 11-year-old girl and twenty soldiers remain to face an army of hundreds as we head toward the conclusion of this blistering medieval war epic.

Leviathan #3 (Cover A Nick Pitarra & Michael Garland), $3.99

(W) John Layman (A/CA) Nick Pittara


Father Baron recalls the unfortunate exorcism at that doomed preschool years ago that went so terribly, terribly wrong... where he got his first look at the Leviathan! Meanwhile, back in real time, sh*t be getting crazy.

Outer Darkness #1 (Cover A Afu Chan), $3.99

(W) John Layman (A/CA) Afu Chan

Sci-fi and horror collide in this new series from the co-creator of CHEW!

Mankind has colonized the galaxy, but during our interstellar travels, we discovered a terrifying secret out in the Outer Darkness of space. Join Captain Joshua Rigg and the crew of the starship Charon as they encounter demonic possessions, hauntings, cosmic horror, and more!

All-star writer JOHN LAYMAN (CHEW) and artist AFU CHAN (Immortal Iron Fists) are ready to let you know that outer space is terrifying.

Redlands #8, $3.99

(W) Jordie Bellaire (A/CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey

In the present, we must delve into Ro's past and she must decide if she can stand the burdens of her father, The Devil. Meanwhile, Casper and Nancy are getting closer to vengeance and closer to each other... only Nancy is just scratching the surface of what's underneath it all.

Seven To Eternity #12 (Cover A Jerome Opena & Matt Hollingsworth), $3.99

(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Jerome Opena

In order to save the Mud King, Adam must make a terrible choice.

Spawn #291 (Cover A Francesco Mattina), $2.99

(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Francesco Mattina

Spawn continues to build a team made up of his former enemies, including Overt-Kill, Cy-Gor, and more. Could these members of his rogues gallery be his biggest allies?

The Walking Dead #185 (Cover A Charlie Adlard & Dave Stewart), $3.99

(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Stefano Gaudiano, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Dave Stewart (A/CA) Charlie Adlard

On guard. Things are quiet at the Hilltop, but there is a storm brewing on the horizon.

Wicked + The Divine The Funnies #1 (One Shot)(Cover A Jamie McKelvie & Matt Wilson), $3.99

(W) Kieron Gillen, Chip Zdarsky, Kate Leth, Larissa Zageris, Kitty Curran (A) Hamish Steele, Erica Henderson, Chip Zdarsky, Margaux Saltel, Larissa Zageris, Kitty Curran (CA) Jamie McKelvie

Every ninety years gods are reborn as dogs. They are good dogs. They are very good dogs. In two years, they may have learned how to sit, which is one of several (count 'em!) stories in this special. As THE WICKED + THE DIVINE prepares for its final arc, we invite a bunch of friends over, pass out the fizzy pop and sherbet and have a lovely time. Join us!

Witchblade #9, $3.99

(W) Caitlin Kittredge (A/CA) Roberta Ingranata


While Alex and an unlikely ally try to get inside N-GEN, Johnny's mysterious employer, Alex must also deal with the fallout of Legion's demise as a host of demons vie for supremacy in NYC.