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8 of 11 “April Fools” Variants Revealed For Image Comics 25th Anniversary Monthly Theme

IMAGE COMICS’ APRIL FOOLS’ VARIANTS
FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY WILL GET FANS TALKING

Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first eight of 11 variants planned for April’s 25th anniversary theme month—can you guess the month’s theme? APRIL FOOLS! Image Comics’ creators are unleashed all month long to prank fans with these covers—they’ll make comics readers do a double-take every Wednesday.

Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants. The following covers are sure to get comic fans and collectors talking.

Available in stores on Wednesday, April 5th:

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #1 by Kyle Starks, cover by Kyle Starks
(Diamond Code JAN178689)

(W) Kyle Starks
(A/CA) Kyle Starks

SERIES PREMIERE
Eisner-nominated comic creator, KYLE STARKS (SEXCASTLE), would like to invite you to enter the magical world of hobos. The world’s toughest hobo is searching through post-World War II America for the mythological Rock Candy Mountain, and he’s going to have to fight his way to get there. Lots of hobo fights. So many hobo fights.

A new action-comedy series full of high action, epic stakes, magic, friendships, trains, punching, kicking, joking, a ton of hobo nonsense, and the Literal Devil. Yeah. The Literal Devil.

In Shops: Apr 05, 2017


SONS OF THE DEVIL #11 by Brian Buccellato & Toni Infante, cover by Toni Infante
(Diamond Code JAN178694)

(W) Brian Buccellato
(A/CA) Toni Infante

NEW STORY ARC
“REFLECTION”
The beginning of the third story arc. Travis tries to make sense of the last six months as he mourns the loss of his sister. Also, a look into David Daly’s past as we learn about his upbringing.

In Shops: Apr 05, 2017


Available in stores on Wednesday, April 12th:

SPAWN #272 cover by Todd McFarlane
(Diamond Code JAN178693)

(W) Todd McFarlane, Various
(A) Szymon Kudranski
(CA) Nivanh Chanthara

Spawn comes face-to-face with one of his BIGGEST mortal enemies!

In Shops: Apr 12, 2017


Available in stores on Wednesday, April 19th:

BLACK SCIENCE #29 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera, cover by Rafael Albuquerque
(Diamond Code JAN178692)

(W) Rick Remender
(A) Matteo Scalera
(CA) Rafael Albuquerque
(A/CA) Moreno DiNisio

Some prisons we make for ourselves. Grant McKay has found the lock to his, but can he turn the key?

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

CURSE WORDS #4 by Charles Soule and Ryan Browne, cover by Ryan Browne
(Diamond Code JAN178684)

(W) Charles Soule
(A/CA) Ryan Browne

“THE DEVIL’S DEVIL,” Part Four
Wizord must regain his magical powers before (a) he dies and (b) the world ends, in that order of importance. To do so, he must travel to a truly horrifying place…LOS ANGELES! Meanwhile, the beautiful, terrible Ruby Stitch finally appears in our world–and she is READY TO RUMBLE.

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

EAST OF WEST #33 by Jonathan Hickman & Nick Dragotta, cover by Nick Dragotta
(Diamond Code JAN178691
)

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Nick Dragotta

“THE KINGDOM ENDURES”-The King of New Orleans picks a side.

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

THE FIX #9 by Nick Spencer & Steve Lieber, cover by Steve Lieber
(Di
amond Code JAN178685)

(W) Nick Spencer
(A) Steve Lieber
(CA) Nick Spencer
(A/CA) Ryan Hill

NEW STORY ARC
Roy makes a big breakthrough in his murder investigation, while Mac is out for justice.

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

I HATE FAIRYLAND #12 by Skottie Young, cover by Skottie Young
(Diamond Code JAN178686)

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

“LONE GERT AND GRUB”
Gert’s tired of being a complete piece of sh!# and decides to be a helpful member of the Fairyland society, starting off with rescuing a kidnapped baby and returning it to its loving family. Gert. A baby. Probably some poop. Buy this.

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

INVINCIBLE #135 by Robert Kirkman & Ryan Ottley, cover by Ryan Ottley
(Diamond Code JAN178688)

(W) Robert Kirkman
(A/CA) Ryan Ottley, Nathan Fairbairn

“THE END OF ALL THINGS,” Part Three
The march to the end continues! War begins! Thragg and his forces continue to conquer world after world as they rebuild the Viltrum Empire. Mark and his allies launch an assault in hopes of bringing a swift end to this conflict.

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017

PLASTIC #1 by Doug Wagner, cover by Daniel Hillyard
(Diamond Code JAN178687)

(W) Doug Wagner
(A) Daniel Hillyard, Laura Martin
(CA) Andrew Robinson

SERIES PREMIERE
Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he “met online.” Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD, eating doughnuts and enjoying their healthy appetites for each other. Life is good…until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing Edwyn to kill again in exchange for her freedom.

Oh, and did we mention that Virginia is a sex doll?

“This is the weirdest shit I’ve ever read. I love it!”
– ROBERT KIRKMAN (THE WALKING DEAD, OUTCAST BY KIRMAN & AZACETA, INVINCIBLE)

In Shops: Apr 19, 2017


Available in stores on Wednesday, April 26th:

SAVAGE DRAGON #223 by Erik Larsen, cover by Jock
(Diamond Code JAN178690)

(W) Erik Larsen
(A/CA) Erik Larsen

NEW STORY ARC
“THE MERGING OF MULTIPLE EARTHS,” Part One
Mr. Glum devises a plot to merge the multi-verse and restore the love Angel Murphy had for him. Malcolm Dragon fights to save his reality and the lives of everybody on Earth. It’s an awe-inspiring, world-shattering, cosmic event told in three chapters.

In Shops: Apr 26, 2017

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ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

*** info courtesy of Image Comics

Jason Bennett

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