He's Got Issues #208.3: Independent Comics, 11/14/18

Jon Cooney


Adventure Time Season 11 #2

(Cover A Jorge Corona), $3.99

(W) Sonny Liew, Ted Anderson (A) Marina Julia (CA) Jorge Corona

Finn, Jake and their new friend continue on their scavenger hunt around Ooo, marvelling at the changes around them in the wake of the War. The Emmy Award-winning series continues with a new season exclusively in comic book form!

By Night #5 (Of 12)

(Cover A Christine Larsen), $3.99

(W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen

Upon coming back home, Jane and Heather are thrilled to find that this time, their footage of the

Otherworld is GROUNDBREAKING. Greatness is on the horizon, as soon as they can get through the hardest part-editing.

Firefly #1

(Cover A Lee Garbett), $3.99

(W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Lee Garbett

BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers), presents an all-new era of the pop culture phenomenon Firefly , as one of the most demanded stories in the franchise's history is revealed for the first time! Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job-legal or not-to stay afloat and keep his crew fed. Find out now how his story began as BOOM! Studios delves into Mal’s past, how he met his first mate Zoe and the real truth about the War of Unification, the intergalactic civil war that divided friend and family alike. Focusing on family, loyalty, identity, and the price of redemption, writer Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Totally Awesome Hulk) and artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero) take you back to the battleground where Mal's journey began.

Rugrats C Is For Chanukah Special #1

(Cover A Chrystin Garland), $7.99

(W) Cullen Crawford, Daniel Kibblesmith (A) Kate Sherron (CA) Chrystin Garland

It’s a Rugrats family vacation to the mountains, complete with the annual argument between Grandpa Lou and Boris arguing over which holiday is better: Chanukah or Christmas.

Boris is determined to prove his is the best and starts giving Tommy and the babies a history lesson on the Golem which sets imaginations ablaze. Tommy, Chuckie, Phil & Lil now feel that have to save Hanukkah from the Golem before it steals the holiday away for good!

RuinWorld #5 (Of 5)

(Cover A Derek Laufman), $3.99

(W) Derek Laufman (A/CA) Derek Laufman

The intrepid Ruinhunters are back on the trail of treasure, and nothing is going to stand in their way this time! Not even the undead army literally standing in their way. Which is fine. Nothing to worry about.

Saban's Go Go Power Rangers #14

(Cover A Dan Mora), $3.99

(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Eleonora Carlini (CA) Dan Mora, Miguel Mercado

Separated for the first time since becoming Power Rangers, the teens must use their wits and inner strength to overcome the odds and distance between them, just as Rita Repulsa comes ever closer to unearthing her ultimate weapon!


Dr. Horrible Best Friends Forever #0

(Cover A Fabio Moon), $3.99

(W) Joss Whedon (A) Josep Maria Beroy, Sara Soler, Dan Jackson (CA) F?bio Moon

Dr. Horrible is back, and he's brought his best friend with him... Captain Hammer?

The timestream has been breached, and who's to blame but the missus of time herself, Hourglass. But things are a bit peculiar in this semmingly present day with arch nemeses Dr. Horrible and Captain Hammer teaming up! If that's possible, then what else is?

Revisit the hilarity, wit, and charm of Dr. Horrible in this unbelievable story of preposterous possibilities featuring cameos from some of the series' most horrible villians.

Dragon Age Deception #2


(W) Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir (A) Fernando Heinz Furukawa, Michael Atiyeh (CA) Sachin Teng

BioWare's bestselling fantasy franchise lives on in these canonical comics from Dark Horse!

With limited influence inside the magocracy known as the Tevinter Imperium, the Inquisition turns to strange bedfellows to accomplish a critical mission-a pair of con artists with a rivalry as grand as their performances!

God Of War #1 (Of 4)


(W) Chris Roberson (A) Tony Parker, Dan Jackson (CA) E.M Gist

Kratos, God of War, has returned! His war on the gods of Olympus long past, Kratos builds a new life for himself in the remote Norse wilds. Seeking to put the rage that defined most of his life behind him, Kratos inadvertently sparks a feud with a mysterious cult of berserkers after attempting to save a stranger being mauled by a monstrous bear. But for the former Ghost of Sparta, no good deed goes unpunished.

Joe Golem Occult Detective The Drowning City #3 (Of 5)


(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Golden (A) Peter Bergting (CA) David Palumbo

Occult detective Joe Golem and an unlikely sidekick venture to a ruined cemetery in search of a missing conjurer, but he can't ignore the bigger mystery about his own shadowy past and the one who is really keeping secrets from him.

Neil Gaiman's American Gods My Ainsel #8

(Cover A Glenn Fabry), $3.99

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton (CA) Glenn Fabry, Adam Brown

As Wednesday continues to gather the old Gods, Shadow's past comes back in both good and bad ways, threatening to throw his new town comforts into disarray.

The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series!

Quantum Age #4

(Cover A Wilfredo Torres), $3.99

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Wilfredo Torres

With their original plan seemingly foiled, the current rag tag team of Quantum Leaguers travels to a mysterious land and discovers a long forgotten foe with crucial ties to the Eisner-winning Black Hammer series.

William Gibson's Alien 3 #1

(Cover A Johnnie Christmas), $3.99

(W) Johnnie Christmas, William Gibson (A) Tamra Bonvillain (A/CA) Johnnie Christmas

This is the official adaptation of the original screenplay for Alien 3, written by William Gibson, the award-winning science fiction author of the cyberpunk cult classic Neuromancer. You'll see familiar characters and places-but not all is the same in this horrifying Cold War thriller!

After the deadly events of the film Aliens, the spaceship Sulaco carrying the sleeping bodies of Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop are intercepted by the Union of Progressive Peoples. What the U.P.P forces don't expect is another deadly passenger that is about to unleash chaos between two governmental titans intent on developing the ultimate cold war weapon of mass destruction.


James Bond Origin #3

(Cover A John Cassaday), $3.99

(W) Jeff Parker (A) Bob Q (CA) John Cassaday


The epic account of James Bond's exploits during World War II continues, by superstar JEFF PARKER (Suicide Squad, Fantastic Four) and BOB Q (The Lone Ranger)!

Aboard a Royal Navy submarine, Lieutenant James Bond and crew encounter deadly German warships and bombers! Can the British crew keep their nerve and evade...or will they sink into a watery grave?

Lone Ranger Volume 3 #2

(Cover A John Cassaday), $3.99

(W) Mark Russell (A) Bob Q (CA) John Cassaday

The adventure continues from multiple Eisner Award nominee MARK RUSSELL (The Flintstones) and BOB Q (James Bond Origin)!

Tonto and the Lone Ranger go to Austin to foil a plan to cover the Texas panhandle in barbed wire. They are discovered and have to fight their way out of the city. Tonto devises a new strategy based on trick plays he learned from playing football at the Carlisle Indian School and Silver knocks a man unconscious with a wooden post.

Rainbow Brite #2

(Cover A Paulina Ganucheau), $3.99

(W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Brittney Williams (CA) Paulina Ganucheau

Wisp and Twinkle run into trouble in a magical land when they find themselves face to face with mad scientist Murky and his sidekick Lurky, but as they try to make their way to safety, they discover an important part of what it means to be Rainbow Brite!

Robots Vs Princesses #3

(Cover A Nicolas Chapuis), $3.99

(W) Todd Matthy (A/CA) Nicolas Chapuis

Hunted. Cornered. Things are looking grim for the Princesses and Wheeler. Will an unexpected revelation change their luck or seal their doom? Strap yourself in, the comic event of the year reaches a turning point that's not to be missed.


Disneys Tsum Tsum Kingdom #1

(Cover A Nicoletta Baldari), $7.99

(W) Thom Zahler, Jeremy Lambert (A) Philip Murphy, Nico Pena (CA) Nicoletta Baldari

Dive into the secret world of the adorable toys that have taken the world by storm! Tsums Tsums are the loveable, stackable plush toys that are beloved by adults and children alike, but did you know that when people are away, the Tsum Tsums play? Follow along with their silly adventures in this one-shot that's sure to leave a smile on your face.

Written by Thom Zahler (My Little Pony, Love & Capes) and Jerry Lambert (Goosebumps, Monsters at Midnight)

More all-ages adventures in the style of the hit YouTube series!

With millions of toys sold, Tsum Tsum is a worldwide hit!

Euthanauts #4

(Cover A Nick Robles), $3.99

(W) Tini Howard (A/CA) Nick Robles

No Mercy, No Quarter. With the absence of Dr. Wolfe, the Euthanauts must get their hands on the things that were left behind. Thalia must become a huntress in search of another daughter-Diana.

G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #257

(Cover A Ron Joseph), $3.99

(W) Larry Hama (A/CA) Ron Joseph

"The Cobra's Venom," Part 2! Dr. Venom continues his evil schemes, and not even his Cobra comrades are certain whose side he's on. The only thing for sure is that he needs to be stopped, no matter the cost! But is G.I. Joe up to the task?

Ghostbusters Crossing Over #8

(Cover A Dan Schoening), $3.99

(W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening

The Ghostbusters have survived every challenge thrown their way so far, but they aren't home free yet-and with Tiamat involved, victory will come at a cost! Join us for the grand finale of the biggest Ghostbusters story of 2018, setting the stage for the future! CROSSING OVER ends here!

Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2

(Cover A Andy Suriano), $3.99

(W) Matthew K. Manning (A) Chad Thomas (CA) Andy Suriano

The Turtles face a brand-new menace that's weirder than any they've faced before! Will the Turtles be able to agree on the right course of action or will they drive themselves insane trying to best each other?

Star Trek Vs Transformers #2 (Of 4)

(Cover A Philip )Murphy, $3.99

(W) John Barber, Mike Johnson (A/CA) Philip Murphy

The Enterprise is burning, brought down by the united forces of the Klingons and Decepticons. Captain Kirk and Optimus Prime have a plan to strike back, but can they bring their scattered Starfleet crew and Autobots together before Megatron wipes them out? The no-holds-barred Saturday morning mash-up continues.

Transformers Unicron #6 (Of 6)

(Cover A Alex Milne), $7.99

(W) John Barber (A/CA) Alex Milne

EARTH WAR! With Unicron's ultimate goal revealed, the shaky alliance of Autobots and Decepticons is all that stands between Earth and the planet-eater. Heroes will rise-and fall-as Optimus Prime journeys into the dark heart of Unicron for the final confrontation with evil. At stake: the soul of a universe.

This is it! The end of an era! Finishing off 13 years' worth of continuity with a bang!

A double-sized story for the ages!


Beauty #25

(Cover A Jeremy Haun & Nick Filardi), $3.99

(W) Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley (A) Thomas Nachlik (CA) Jeremy Haun, Nick Filardi

Ezerae and Timo meet Foster and Vaughn. Bullets fly.

Birthright #33


(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Andrei Bressan

Has Brennan turned to the dark side? What are the consequences of magic unleashed on Earth?

Bitter Root #1

(Cover A Sanford Greene), $3.99

(W) David Walker, Chuck Brown (A/CA) Sanford Greene

In the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance is in full swing, and only the Sangerye Family can save New York-and the world-from the supernatural forces threatening to destroy humanity. But the once-great family of monster hunters has been torn apart by tragedies and conflicting moral codes. The Sangerye Family must heal the wounds of the past and move beyond their differences... or sit back and watch a force of unimaginable evil ravage the human race.

DAVID F. WALKER and SANFORD GREENE, the creative team of Power Man and Iron Fist, along with indie veteran CHUCK BROWN (Trench Coats, Cigarettes and Shotguns) bring you 24 action-packed pages of monsters, mayhem, and family dysfunction in a brand-new ongoing series.

Cemetery Beach #3 (Of 7)

(Cover A Jason Howard), $3.99

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Jason Howard

President Barrow has created his perfect society on an alien world. It's been running smoothly for a hundred years. But now he needs to catch Mike Blackburn before he can get back to Earth and tell them what it's built on.

Coyotes #8


(W) Sean Lewis (A/CA) Caitlin Yarsky

The women and the Wolves fight their last great battle, a deeper threat to the Victorias and their goddess Gaia is revealed, and the mystery surrounding Red's sister Maria comes one step closer to being solved.

Cyber Force #7

(Cover A Atilio Rojo), $3.99

(W) Bryan Hill, Matt Hawkins (A/CA) Atilio Rojo

Ripclaw and Stryker have put aside their differences... for now, but the Tech-Cartels have them both in their sights. Stryker and Ripclaw make a plan to free Columbia from their grip while Aphrodite and Velocity protect a brilliant doctor who's wanted dead by the cartels... and has technological secrets of her own.

Gideon Falls #8

(Cover A Andrea Sorrentino & Dave Stewart), $3.99

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino


As the gossamer threads that appear to connect Father Fred and Norton across Space and Time become more entwined, Norton suffers a mental setback that could jeopardize both their investigations.

Hey Kids Comics #4


(W) Howard Chaykin (A) Howard Chaykin (CA) Don Cameron

More trials and triumphs-but mostly trials-drawn from the way things really happened as a business built on cheap paper and cheaper ideas became the foundation of the entertainment world's modern-day ATM.

Hit-Girl #10

(Cover A Rafael Albuquerque), $3.99

(W) Rafael Albuquerque, Rafael Scavone (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque

A human skull is Hit-Girl's only clue, and the thief who stole it just leapt off a bridge. Whoever this dead guy was, there are psychos across the city hunting his bones. In the Colosseum, Mindy must put her gladiatorial skills to the test.

Infinite Dark #2


(W) Ryan Cady (A/CA) Andrea Mutti

Unrest on the Orpheus, an entity from beyond reality itself, and a therapy session gone horribly awry-Security Director Deva Karrell's investigation turns up few clues but many fresh horrors.

Jook Joint #2 (Of 5)


(W) Tee Franklin (A/CA) Alitha Martinez

Tonight at the Jook Joint, the blood runs as hot as the music as Mahalia and her coven face an attack at the bar. Meanwhile, young mother Heloise has the chance to get away with murder. Will she use it, and take revenge on her sadistic husband?

Mage The Hero Denied #13 (Of 15)


(W) Matt Wagner (A/CA) Matt Wagner

Finding direction at last, Kevin Matchstick attempts to rescue his family by laying siege to the fortress of the Umbra Sprite. With The Pendragon at the gate, Magda and Hugo must still face mystical pitfalls as they press onward, attempting to escape from the heart of their enemies' lair.



(W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Ian MacEwan

Open warfare breaks out in the streets of Manhattan, creating a mid-'70s urban apocalypse. Modern mythological warrior Pamela Evans is humanity's greatest hero against the forces of darkness!

Murder Falcon #2

(Cover A Daniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer), $3.99

(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson

Metal doesn't happen with just one man... and neither does saving the world! As monsters attack the city, Jake and Murder Falcon must recruit a bassist to join their fight. Luckily, they know a guy.

Oblivion Song By Kirkman And De Felici #9


(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Lorenzo De Felici

The deeper mysteries of Oblivion are beginning to reveal themselves as Nathan Cole's problems on Earth grow more and more dire.

Proxima Centauri #6 (Of 6)


(W) Farel Dalrymple (A/CA) Farel Dalrymple



The Scientist, Herzog Duke, and the boy hero Sherwood run a gambit to get the vortex key and escape the spectral zone-and Proxima Centauri.

Rose #14

(Cover A Ig Guara), $3.99

(W) Meredith Finch (A/CA) Ig Guara

The rebellion's forces are fractured after Rose's abduction, and a lethal plague threatens the lives of those who remain. Held in Drucilla's castle, Rose discovers evil comes in many forms, and learns that the threat to Ttereve is more sinister than anyone could have imagined.

Skyward #8


(W) Joe Henderson (A/CA) Lee Garbett


Enter The Farm! Willa discovers that farming in the low-G world is VERY different than she thought, and incredibly dangerous. Are these farmers friends or foes? And is their handsome, charismatic leader flirting with Willa? Not that it bothers Edison. Nope. Not one bit.

Sleepless #9


(W) Sarah Vaughn (A/CA) Leila Del Duca

Poppy faces her first night with her new husband. If anything happens the way she plans, it will go down in history.

Terrible Elisabeth Dumn Against The Devils In Suits #1 (One Shot)


(W) Arabson (A/CA) Arabson

Elisabeth Dumn is a strong, rebellious girl who's determined to make her own way. Good thing too, because her father long ago promised her to the Devil and he's come to claim what's his.

This is a story that will haunt you long after you've turned the final page. Part horror adventure, part surreal dreamscape, this original graphic novella features the amazing artwork of new Brazilian sensation ARABSON, with translation by Eisner Award-winner JAMES ROBINSON.

Thief Of Thieves #42


(W) Brett Lewis (A/CA) Shawn Martinbrough

How do you take down the richest people on Earth? By blowing up everything they own. The Zubovs messed with the wrong thief.

Weatherman #6

(Cover A Nathan Fox), $3.99

(W) Jody LeHeup (A/CA) Nathan Fox


Agent Cross finds herself in a battle to the death to save the life of a man who may be responsible for the murder of billions. But if Nathan Bright dies, so does what's left of humanity...

Don't miss the shocking conclusion of the first chapter of JODY LEHEUP and NATHAN FOX's riveting sci-fi thriller THE WEATHERMAN.

THE WEATHERMAN will return in May 2019!


Bloodshot Rising Spirit #1

(Cover A Felipe Massafera), $3.99

(W) Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, Kevin Grevioux (A) Ken Lashley (CA) Felipe Massafera

New ongoing series! Discover the true origin of Valiant's most unrelenting hero!

Before a weapon is deployed in battle, it must be designed, refined, field-tested. Bloodshot was no exception. In the early days of the private military contractor Project Rising Spirit, the nanite-infused super-soldier who would one day become their most violent and valuable asset was a resource to be mined - and it was up to one enterprising employee to ensure he did what he was told. But memory is a tricky thing...and the manBloodshot used to be won't let go of his past so easily...

Critically acclaimed writing duo Lonnie Nadler and Zac Thompson (Cable), along with Eisner Award nominee Kevin Grevioux (New Warriors) team up with distinguished artist Ken Lashley (Black Panther) to open a door once closed and reveal answers to questions that Bloodshot himself would never think to ask!

Ninja-K #13

(Cover A Kano), $3.99

(W) Christos Gage (A) Roberto De La Torre (CA) Kano

Betrayal looms!

At long last, Ninjak's finally got the Dying One in his crosshairs! But as the two deadly warriors prepare to do battle for the fate of the Eternal Warrior's body, another threat looms on the horizon... MI6 is closing in on their master spy with another covert operation - one that will force Ninjak to forsake the woman he loves!

Pulse-pounding writer Christos Gage (Netflix's Daredevil) and senses-shattering artist Roberto de la Torre (THE DEATH-DEFYING DOCTOR MIRAGE) tighten the screws as "FALLOUT" reaches an unforgettable turning point!