Here’s the spotlight books (and some trade/hardcovers/omnibuses) coming out of October Previews for the indie publishers.
Peter Ricq who created Once Our Land that went on to have success is back with A Kings Vengeance #1. I was in it when I saw the cover art and saw his name attached.
Animal Castle #1 looks interesting, worthy of checking out if you love the stories told by animals.
Animal Castle #1 (Cover B - Delep Miss Bangalore & Kids Variant)
Animal Castle #1 (Cover C - Blank Sketch)
Haven’t read this yet and I hope it’s good but I absolutely love this cover art for Billy the Kit #3.
Blood on Sunset #1 (of 5) might be a decent read. I’m always iffy on Source Point Press but some decent reads and art most of the time.
A new BOOM! book Buckhead #1 (of 5) might be entertaining read. I don’t get the sense that this one will heat up, not initially at least but might be a fun read.
I’m really hoping Chicken Devil lives up to it’s title and soliciation. Even if it’s not a spec play, I’m hoping for some good entertainment. Chicken Devil #3 is in previews. Still time to read the first issue and maybe second to know if you’re still onboard by issue #3.
Lots of fans for Cowboy Bebop #1, so there’s a lot of covers for this first issue as well.
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover B - Photo)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover C - Ianniciello)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover D - Chan)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover E - Li)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover F - Lau B&W)
Cowboy Bebop #1 (Cover G - Colored Blank Sketch)
Wrestling related stories and books are plentiful but yet most of the time I lose interest real fast. Yet I always give them a chance. So here’s Crimson Cage #1 (of 5) coming out of AWA. I sure hope this one keeps me intrigued beyond the first one or two issues or I might just give up entirely on the wrestling titles.
Crimson Cage #1 (of 5) (Cover B - Deodata Jr)
Cult of Ikarus #1 (of 4) comes off as one of those books you’ll know after the first issue if you should bother with the second and beyond. After all, it is a Scout book and YAVS (Yet Another Vampire Story).
Stories about serial killers fascinate me. So of course I’m going to be checking out Devil Tree #1 (Cover A - Wolfgang Schwandt) which apparently is based on a true story.
Devil Tree #1 (Cover B - Samir Simao)
It’s a complete ripoff of Godzilla but I’m still gonna check out Mega #1 because who doesn’t enjoy gigantic monsters wreaking havoc on our planet, right?
Mega #1 (Cover B - Max Fiumara)
I enjoyed the first round of Maniac of New York. So count me in with Maniac of New York Bronx Burning #1 (Cover A - Mutti).
Maniac of New York Bronx Burning #1 (Cover B - Mutti Mask Variant)
End After End #1 has a solicitation that makes me want to read it just so I hope the solicitation makes actual sense to me.
Download #1 is a new Red 5 Comics title. These are normally readers for me but have gone on to be easy quick flips from time to time. So lock in that pre-order if you want to read (or chance a potential quick flip), most shops don’t go heavy on these Red 5 books.
Hotell is back with a new volume. Hotell Vol 2 #1 (of 5) kicks off a 5 issue mini-series.
Hotell Vol 2 #1 (of 5) (Cover B - Deodata Jr)
For you Shakespeare fans, this one looks like it could be a fun read with No Holds Bard #1 (of 4). Behemoth is really pumping out those variants though in hopes of pushing up those print run numbers though. Always go with cover A on these for the cover priced non ratios, if there’s ever any heat, those are the winners usually.
No Holds Bard #1 (of 4) (Cover B - Kari)
No Holds Bard #1 (of 4) (Cover C - Kari)
No Holds Bard #1 (of 4) (Cover D - Quinones)
No Holds Bard #1 (of 4) (Cover E - Kloc)
Out #3 is a new title I’ve got higher hopes for. Love the cover art (hoping it’s the same style within the interiors) and just the overall concept of the book.
Recount #1 3rd Ptg. Not sure why it’s taken this long but okay… it’s one to watch!