SNEAK PEEK: Image Comics for October 31, 2012

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Image Comics released a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.  Take the jump for an early look at Bedlam #1, Bloodstrike #32, Fatale #9, Happy #2, Haunt #27, Whispers #4, and more.

Bedlam #1
Fillmore Press was once Madder Red, a homicidal maniac and criminal overlord who terrorized the town of Bedlam for years. Then he got better. This is what happens next.

A double-sized introduction to a blood-soaked cityscape of murder, mayhem, and mystery by NICK SPENCER (MORNING GLORIES, THIEF OF THIEVES) and RILEY ROSSMO (REBEL BLOOD, GREEN WAKE)!

Epoch
THE GREATEST TOURNAMENT THE WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN BEGINS ANEW!
Jonah Wright is an NYPD detective assigned to a mysterious murder case that threatens to rip him from the reality he knows and into the shadow world of his heritage – the Supernatural. Jonah’s quest will drop him deep in the middle of a conspiracy that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of society and will plunge him into an ancient tournament known only as… EPOCH!

Collects EPOCH #1-5

Fatale #9
FATALE’s second arc “The Devil’s Business” rushes toward its savage conclusion, as Jo comes out of hiding, ready to confront the reborn Bishop as his cultists creep around 1970s Hollywood searching for her and her new lover…

And remember each issue of FATALE contains extra content, articles and artwork that are not available anywhere but the printed single issues.

Happy! #2
Trapped in a mob hospital at the mercy of the cold-eyed torture expert Smoothie and his team of dedicated sadists, the only hope for Nick Sax is Happy the Horse! With three days to Black Christmas, can our unlikely duo stay together long enough to stop Pedo-Santa’s rampage?

Haunt #27
THE SECRET OF LADY HAUNT REVEALED!
The Kilgore brothers face a challenge unlike any other – and what is Still Harvey Tubman’s agenda? All this and a “death cherry” on top! Do not miss this issue!

The Mice Templar Vol. 3 HC
“A MIDWINTER NIGHT’S DREAM”
Karic was the prophesied “Chosen One,” yet now all the Dark Lands will suffer for his audacious actions against King Icarus and the snake god of the druids. Winter has come to the Shadow Time. The Druid High Priest claims the vacant throne and unleashes a wave of tyranny. Civil war looms between rats and weasels. The legend of “Karic Lives” sparks open rebellion. While the hero Karic lies in a feverish coma, unable to wake: yet his dreams are a portal to the Outer Darkness, where the accursed evil of Donas the Nathair lays claim to Karic’s very soul.

The two-time Harvey Award-winning series continues, from the acclaimed writer of THOR: FIRST THUNDER and the co-creator of POWERS and TAKIO!

Whispers #4
Sam discovers a horrifying weakness in his supernatural ability. Just when he thought he was in complete control, his actions come back to bite him in a way he could never predict.

Witchblade #161
“APPARITIONS”
Private detective Sara Pezzini’s recent exploits have had an unintended, but not all together negative side effect – she’s now actually getting paid to investigate paid supernatural cases! However she may make an enemy of another one of Chicago’s supernatural agents in the process. Meanwhile, all around her forces move in a much larger, sinister symphony…

via Image Comics