Horror Comics Coming Out This Wednesday – 8/17/2016

Every Wednesday is new comic book day and we put together a list of what horror fans can find in stores this week.

Eleven books are due out with week including B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth #123 which is written by Mike Mignola.

Have a look at the list below and check back next week as we will have what you can find then.

AFTERSHOCK COMICS

Insexts #7

In the finale of our first arc, Lady, Mariah and their allies race through the lair of the venomous Hag who holds her victims in a deadly thrall! Hearts rip, heads roll, and the lovers pay the final price for their freedom?

Written by Marguerite Bennett
Art by Ariela Kristantina

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BOOM! STUDIOS

Kong of Skull Island #2

Two rival civilizations and their Kongs must make a home of the horrors that inhabit life on Skull Island. There is no escape!

Written by James Asmus
Art by Carlos Magno
Covers by Nick Robles and Nick Robles

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DARK HORSE COMICS

Aliens Defiance #3

Mutiny aboard the Europa. After accessing a Weyland-Yutani network buoy which reprograms their directives, several Davis synthetics seek to take down the mysterious Davis 01 unit and take the ship back to Earth. Colonial Marine Zula Hendricks and Davis 01 must survive an organized tactical assault in deep space.

Written by Brian Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli
Cover by Massimo Carnevale

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B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth #144

Liz and Johann try to fend off the Ogdru Hem while Kate evacuates BPRD headquarters before the towering Ogdru Jahad can flatten it-and Varvara leads Iosif deeper into Hell.

Written by Mike Mignola
Art by Laurence Campbell
Cover by Laurence Campbell

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DC COMICS

Doctor Fate #15

Trapped in the realm of the Efreet, young Khalid Nassour must fight to regain his soul or be lost for all eternity in another dimension, and the only person who can aid him is the previous Doctor Fate, Kent Nelson. But has Nelson returned to help Nassour learn how to wield his powers, or to wrest them from him and keep them for himself. As we learn the startling answer to that question, Nassour’s life hangs in the balance.

Written by Paul Levitz
Art by Sonny Liew
Cover by Inaki Miranda

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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files Wild Card #5

It’s open war in Chicago between the police, the White Court, and the mafia network run by ‘Gentleman’ Johnny Marcone! While Karrin Murphy recovers from her own confrontation with Puck, Harry must face off against the far more powerful being. Harry will need help from friends and enemies alike to prevent the demented fae from completing his masterpiece of pandemonium – but is it already too late?

Written by Jim Butcher
Art by Carlos E. Gomez

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IDW PUBLISHING

Haunted Horror #23

This is a lovingly put together collection that really showcases the range of macabre unleashed on the masses at the time and that EC in no way held the corner on the market. Featuring ghouls, ghosts, monsters, murder, mysticism, and revenge, there’s a new horror lurking behind the turn of each page. What truly stands out? is the artwork. With the turn of each page, you’ll find fantastic artwork that embodies the style at the time, with each panel densely packed with details and horrors to fill night after night’s sleep with nightmares.

Written and art by Various

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Mars Attacks Occupation #5

The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, but Ruby Johnson has something to say about that… Bullet Points: ‘ Mars Attacks is back, along with that pesky human writer, John Layman, too! ‘ Each issue will have a throwback card cover with all-new art by Ryan Brown, highlighting the glory days of the Martian Empire?! ‘ Ask your retailer about variant cover by legendary artist Ed Repka!

Written by John Layman
Art by Andy Kuhn
Covers by John McCrea, Ryan Brown and Ed Repka

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Tales From The Darkside #3

‘Black Box,’ part 2. With his experimental brain surgery complete, Brian Newman hopes to finally take control of his life and the reality-bending powers that ruined it. But his dark alter ego and the Briterside Organization have other plans, and they’re all headed on a one-way trip to the Darkside. The creators of Locke & Key, back together again! An all-new imagining of a classic horror show! Variant covers by Hill’s Wraith artist Charles Paul Wilson III!

Written by Joe Hill
Art by Gabriel Rodriguez
Covers by Gabriel Rodriguez and Charles Paul Wilson

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IMAGE COMICS

Demonic #1

SERIES PREMIERE Detective Scott Graves will do anything to protect his family? even bargain away his soul. Now, the only thing to fear isn’t New York’s worst criminals, but what’s already raging inside of him. After all, what’s the cost of your soul when it’s already damaged?

Written by Christopher Sebela
Art by Niko Walter
Covers by Dan Brown

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Spawn Kills Everyone #1

Do you have a favorite hero?! Better change it? they’re DEAD! If you ever wondered who the strongest hero is, THIS BOOK ANSWERS IT! It’s SPAWN? he kills EVERY HERO!

Written and art by Todd McFarlane
Cover by Todd McFarlane, J.J. Kirby and Liana Hee

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Brian Uhe
Staff Writer at Horror News Network

Brian Uhe has been a member of Comic Monsters/Horror News Network since 2004. He specializes in all things comics including previews and reviews.


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