Before you run to the local comic book store, take a moment and check out what Image Comics is offering up this week.

Artifacts #13 (of 13)
THE DECISION! It all comes down to this! The Survivor’s plan has come to fruition. All thirteen Artifacts and their bearers are in their fated place. The stakes are simple – the very fate of the Top Cow Universe. And the only question that remains is, will either Jackie Estacado or Sara Pezzini doom the world as Tom Judge predicted? Legendary special guest artist DALE KEOWN (THE DARKNESS/PITT, Hulk) joins Top Cow Universe architect RON MARZ to bring fans an event conclusion they will never forget! PLUS: Each issue will also feature an Artifacts: Origin story written by RON MARZ and drawn by a guest superstar artist.

Fatale #1 (MR) Cvr A
GUNS! SEX! SECRET CULTS! AND MONSTERS!

Nothing the BEST-SELLING and AWARD-WINNING creators of SLEEPER, CRIMINAL and INCOGNITO have done so far will prepare you for the explosive debut of FATALE!

A reporter in 2012 stumbles on a secret that leads him down the darkest path imaginable… to a seductive woman who’s been on the run since 1935, a mobster who may be an immortal demon monster, and the stories of all the doomed men who’ve been caught in their decades-long struggle.

FATALE blends noir and horror to tell a riveting epic unlike anything you’ve seen before.

Fearless TP (MR) Vol. 1
From the creator of GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES and GROUNDED comes the story of a literal man without fear. The vigilante known as Fear is a bold, even reckless superhero. He’s also a man paralyzed by a crippling anxiety disorder who needs an anti-fear drug to fight his war on crime. Hell, he needs it just to get out of bed every day. So what happens when his drug supply runs out?

Collects FEARLESS #1-4

Graveyard of Empires #3
War-torn Afghanistan: The absolute WORST place for the dead to come back to life. In the final issue of the first story arc, the decimated band of Marines and Taliban make their last stand and discover the REAL power behind the undead uprising. 32 pages of story – NO ADS!

The Li’l Depressed Boy #8 (MR)
“IN A WORLD OF GHOSTS”
The Li’l Depressed Boy has weathered many storms while on the road with Drew Blood, and returns home only to find Jazz waiting on his front stoop. How will LDB react to the return of the girl who broke his heart” Also: why is the lock on his door broken” Featuring a cover by the impossibly dreamy PHONOGRAM artist JAMIE MCKELVIE.

Mudman #2 (MR)
A BRAND-NEW SUPERHERO COMIC BY PAUL GRIST!
Welcome to Burnbridge on Sea. Ideal for that quiet little break when you want to get away from the crowd. Or the law. But Bank Robbers Vince and Dobromil find it’s not as quiet as it used to be. Not with Mudman around!

Screamland: Death Of The Party TP (MR)
It’s con season in Screamland. When a legendary sex tape threatens to leak and Invisible Man is found murdered in his booth, it’s up to Wolfman Carl and his pal Travis to run through the monstrous suspects and stop the film before it drives a stake through the heart of all their careers.

Collects SCREAMLAND #1-5

Shinku #4 (MR)
‘THRONE OF BLOOD,’ Part Four As Shinku closes in upon an ultimate weapon to destroy the vampire clan, the vampires close in on her and her allies. There will be blood! But whose? The sellout monthly series from Ron Marz and Lee Moder races toward the climax of its first story arc!

 

Vescell #5 (MR)
“HITLER’S A BITCH”
Agent Barrino finds himself at war with evil gestapo scientist, crooked cops, and Fraulein femme fatales on his mission to make sure the most evil mustache never returns.

Witchblade #151 (MR) Cvr A
DAWN OF A NEW ERA!
The new creative team of TIM SEELEY (HACK/SLASH) and DIEGO BERNARD (The Man With No Name) bring excitement and big changes to Sara Pezzini’s world with this debut jump-on issue! Forever altered by the events of ARTIFACTS, Sara finds herself in a completely foreign situation and surroundings. The mystery of how and why will compel readers for the coming year and beyond!

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