He's Got Issues #206.3: Independent Comics, 10/31/18

New Releases for 10/31/18 from Boom Studios, Dark Horse Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Image & Valiant.

BOOM! STUDIOS

Bone Parish #4 (Cover A Lee Garbett), $3.99

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jonas Scharf (CA) Lee Garbett

Following a devastating loss at the hands of the cartel, the Winters family is in turmoil. To defeat their foes, they might have to break the cardinal rule of dealing: never get high on your own supply...

Fence #11 (Cover A HamletMachine), $3.99

(W) C.S. Pacat (A) Johanna the Mad (CA) HamletMachine

It all comes down to this-the final match that will determine who makes the team, and who gets left behind.

Planet Of The Apes The Time Of Man #1 (Cover A Fay Dalton & John Keaveney), $7.99

(W) Dan Abnett, David Walker, Philip Kennedy Johnson (A) Carlos Magno, George Schall, Morgan Beem (CA) Fay Dalton

Celebrate over 50 years of one of cinema's most important franchises with this one-shot collection of stories highlighting the Planet of the Apes' most dangerous enemy: the beast called man!

Featuring stories from both the original films and new series canon, including the early years of Armando and Caesar before Conquest of the Planet of the Apes , and for the first time ever, a story set after the harrowing events of War for the Planet of the Apes, following a few of the remaining human survivors.

DARK HORSE COMICS

StarCraft Scavengers #4, $3.99

(W) Jody Houser (A) Michael Atiyeh (A/CA) Gabriel Guzman

A seemingly simple salvage operation goes horribly wrong when terran space scavengers and investigating Dominion forces are both tormented by an unseen, lethal monster! Writer Jody Houser (Spider-Man, Mother Panic) and artist Gabriel Guzmán (Star Wars, Mass Effect) collaborate on a thrilling new sci-fi series that expands the universe of Blizzard's hit game.

Stranger Things #2 (Cover A Aleksi Briclot), $3.99

(W) Jody Houser (A) Stefano Martino (CA) Aleksi Briclot

Stuck in the mysterious Upside Down, Will Byers is cold, scared and starving. He uses his last bullet to temporarily drive away the Demogorgon. Drawing on lessons learned from D&D, Will hunts for food and supplies to prepare for whatever lies ahead. After discovering he can affect the lights in his family home, brief excitement turns to terror when he realizes he isn't the only one that wants to break through to the other side.

Written by award-winning comics veteran Jody Houser (Faith, Orphan Black, Mother Panic).

Based on Will's unseen journey during season 1 of hit Netflix show Stranger Things.

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

Barbarella #11 (Cover A Eric Powell), $$3.99

(W) Mike Carey (A) Kenan Yarar (CA) Eric Powell

In the red corner: a titanic space armada with the last word in planet-busting weaponry. And facing them: the Esseverine, a peaceful people with no technology or tools at all. Nothing. Not even a pointy stick. But they do have Barbarella. Place your bets!

Charlie's Angels #5 (Cover A Vicente Cifuentes), $3.99

(W) John Layman (A) Joe Eisma (CA) Vicente Cifuentes

Decision time! What are you going to do, Angels? Save Charlie, or the President of the United States? 'Cause you don't have time to do both, and those evil, awful East German spies are gonna kill one if you rescue the other. So what's it gonna be? Lose your boss, or the leader of the free world? Too bad there are only three Angels, and not six... right? The MIND SHATTERING conclusion of "The Devil You Know." This is sexy crimefightin' comics done right, to you by sexy crimefightin' comics creators John Layman and Joe Eisma!

Nancy Drew #5 (Cover A Tula Lotay), $3.99

(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Jenn St-Onge (CA) Tula Lotay

WHERE'S BESS!? Nancy and the gang race against the clock to find Bess before she meets the same fate as the other women in their case. Can Nancy solve the mystery in time to save her friend and close a case that's haunted Bayport for nearly a decade? It's a sprint to the finish by writer KELLY THOMPSON (Hawkeye, West Coast Avengers) and artist JENN ST-ONGE (Giant Days, The Misfits) in this fiery conclusion!

IDW PUBLISHING

Batman The Maxx Arkham Dreams #2 (Of 5)(Cover A Sam Kieth), $4.99

(W) Sam Keith (A/CA) Sam Kieth

Our surreal journey with Batman and Maxx continues into the deepest, darkest depths of Arkham! Maxx is locked in the most notorious asylum of them all and finds himself hopscotching one at a time through the secret spirit planes-"Outbacks"-of the most notorious villains in Batman's famed rogues gallery-this time featuring the master of mirth and mayhem, the JOKER!

First new The Maxx story in more than a decade!

Sonic The Hedgehog #10 (Cover A Adam Bryce Thomas), $3.99

(W) Ian Flynn (A) Tracy Yardley (CA) Adam Bryce Thomas

"The Battle for Angel Island," Part 2. As Amy and Tails lead the Resistance fighters to free Angel Island from the Egg Fleet, Blaze must face an army all by herself. Meanwhile, Sonic and Knuckles find themselves face-to-face with a Super-powerful enemy. Will they be able to beat their foe, or will they just get beat?

The stunning second part of the first-year finale!

Star Wars Adventures #15 (Cover A Mauricet), $3.99

(W) James Gilarte, Michael Moreci (A/CA) Mauricet

When an emergency landing separates BB-8 from Poe Dameron, the astromech droid must make friends with the natives to repair their ship and return home to the Resistance.

Plus, an exciting new Flight of the Falcon story!

Star Wars Adventures Tales From Vader's Castle #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Francesco Francavilla), $3.99

(W) Cavan Scott (A) Derek Charm, Charles Paul Wilson (CA) Francesco Francavilla

Tales from Vader's Castle puts a spooky spin on your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away...

This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features Rebels stars Hear, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; the Ewoks; and of course, Darth Vader -all under the shadow of Vader's Castle!

Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Derek Charm, Kelley Jones, Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell, Robert Hack, and Charles Paul Wilson III!

Tangled Hair-Raising Adventures #2 (Of 3)(Cover A Eduard Petrovich), $3.99

(W) Katie Cook (A) Diogo Saito (CA) Vita Efremova, Ekaterina Myshalova (A/CA) Eduard Petrovich, Rosa La Barbera

Issue two of this all-new Tangled: The Series presents two all-new adventures for Rapunzel, Eugene, Cassandra, and their friends in "The Madness of Princess Narcissa" and "Humble Pie."

IMAGE COMICS

Ice Cream Man #8 (Cover A Martin Morazzo & Chris O'Halloran), $3.99

(W) W. Maxwell Prince (A/CA) Martin Morazzo

END OF STORY ARC

"EMERGENCIES"

All around town, folks are in crisis. But this ambulance ain't stoppin' for no one, baby. ICE CREAM MAN continues with another dreary confection.

Man-Eaters #2 (Cover A Lia Miternique), $3.99

(W) Chelsea Cain (A) Kate Niemczyk (CA) Lia Miternique

"BLOOD WILL SPILL," Day Two

Maude experiences abdominal cramping and a sudden increased appetite. Her father investigates another mauling.

Realm #10 (Cover A Jeremy Haun & Nick Filardi), $3.99

(W) Seth Peck (CA) Nick Filardi (A/CA) Jeremy Haun

END OF STORY ARC

The "dungeon crawl" continues as Molly takes on The Spider King while Will's life hangs in the balance.

Shanghai Red #5 (Of 5)(Cover A Joshua Hixson), $3.99

(W) Christopher Sebela (A/CA) Josh Hixson

MINISERIES FINALE

The higher-ups in Portland, alerted to her bloody path of revenge, begin to tighten their net around Red, who's got one last name to cross off her list. As she struggles to decide who she really is-and the cops come down hard on her friends-she'll have to fight her way through bureaucracy, the tunnels, and her sister to get to the man who put her on that boat three years ago. Revenge is never simple, but Red and Jack are about to find out just how big and complicated it can get.

Wayward #30 (Cover A Steven Cummings & Tamra Bonvillain), $4.99

(W) Jim Zub (A/CA) Steven Cummings

SERIES FINALE

"BOUND TO FATE," Conclusion

Fate burns as the past and present clash in the final battle.

WAYWARD concludes with a special double-sized spectacular that includes an epic 30-page story, pin-ups, and more!

Wytches Bad Egg Halloween Special #1 (One Shot), $7.99

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jock

“BAD EGG” Serving as both a stand-alone story in the WYTCHES world and a prequel to the highly anticipated WYTCHES, VOL. 2, “BAD EGG” tells the story of Seb and Jackson—two innocent teenagers reared on opposite sides of the eternal struggle between good and evil. Sebastian’s mother is a member of “The Irons,” the most ruthless Wytch hunters in history, while Jackson’s family are “High Horn” Wytches. Can these two boys find friendship amidst this age-old blood feud, or are their fates already sealed? Collecting the entire IMAGE+ magazine run and, for the first time, the 13-page, pulse-pounding conclusion plus extra materials, WYTCHES: BAD EGG reunites the Eisner-award winning duo of SCOTT SNYDER and JOCK in a horror-filled romp just in time for Halloween!

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT

Britannia Lost Eagles Of Rome #4 (Of 4)(Cover A David Mack), $3.99

(W) Peter Milligan (A) Robert Gill (CA) David Mack

At last, the mystery of the lost eagles revealed!

Deep within the heart of Egypt, there is unrest... and Antonius and Achillia have stumbled right into the middle of it! On the hunt for the Roman Empire's missing banners at the behest of Emperor Nero, history's first detective and his fearsome gladiatrix companion find themselves on the brink of many revelations: Who is responsible for the plagues threatening their Roman brethren? And who is this new revolutionary calling himself Pharaoh?

Legendary writer Peter Milligan (Detective Comics) and visceral artist Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) close Antonius Axia's most incredible case yet as the final chapter of "LOST EAGLES OF ROME" is revealed!

Faith Dreamside #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Marguerite Sauvage), $3.99

(W) Jody Houser (A) Mj Kim (CA) Marguerite Sauvage

Don't go to sleep...

Something strange in your neighborhood? Renowned ghost whisperer Shan Fong Mirage knows how to fix it. But it's going to take more than stories of supernatural-tinged nightmares to convince her that the young psiot Animalia truly needs her spiritual guidance... Now it's up to Faith, L.A.'s highest-flying hero and Dr. Mirage's number one fangirl, to get the world's leading parapsychologist to take the case!

Renowned writer Jody Houser (Star Wars: Thrawn) and rising star MJ Kim (FAITH'S WINTER WONDERLAND SPECIAL #1) prepare Valiant's fan-favorite defender for an adventure through the land of dreams!

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