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Indie Edge: From Underground To Everywhere!

 

Hey…we get it. There are a lot of titles coming to your local comic shop every month. So many in fact that it is easy to miss your next must-read hitting store shelves. Well, thank goodness Natasha "Cannon Doll-X" Vineyard is here!

Every month, Indie Edge brings the ever-changing, ever-diversifying world of independent, creator-owned comics directly to you. If you’re looking for more of the expected – something familiar and safe – then you are in the wrong place! RUN NOW! These titles are right on the fringe of the mainstream, outside the borders of conventional taste, and have dove completely over the edge of and headfirst into independent thought.

Welcome to Indie Edge for July 2019! Let's see what's available to pre-order from comic shops now

ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W) Rebecca Sugar (A/CA) Rebecca Sugar
Pug Davis is a curmudgeonly, gruff and tough space hero... he also happens to have the head of a pug. Reluctantly teamed with his sensitive and thoughtful partner, Blouse, this odd couple fights aliens in space so we don't have to fight them here. In this early comic work by Rebecca Sugar, creator of the Emmy nominated Steven Universe, she shows her development as an artist and storyteller in an entertaining, thoughtful read with a lot of heart. All of the elements that Rebecca has come to be known for. Presented for the first time in full color with never before seen sketch material.
In Shops: Oct 09, 2019
SRP: $17.99
PREVIEWS Page #274
FLOATING WORLD COMICS
(W) Charles Forsman (A/CA) Charles Forsman
Revenger travels a broken United States helping the weak and exploited through the use of extreme violence. When all else fails, revenger evens the score. A hyperviolent graphic novel from the creator of The End of the F&#!ing World and I Am Not Okay With Us, following the exploits of Revenger. A hardboiled festival of force, fights--but not forgiveness.
In Shops: Sep 18, 2019
SRP: $14.95
PREVIEWS Page #332
HARPER PERENNIAL
(W) Hillary Chute (CA) Jaime Hernandez
Over the past century, fans have elevated comics from the back pages of newspapers into one of our most celebrated forms of culture, from Fun Home, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking graphic memoir, to the dozens of superhero films that are annual blockbusters worldwide. What is the essence of comics' appeal? What does this art form do that others can't? Hillary Chute chronicles comics culture, explaining underground comics (also known as "comix") and graphic novels, analyzing their evolution, and offering fascinating portraits of the creative men and women behind them.
In Shops: Oct 09, 2019
SRP: $24.99
PREVIEWS Page #342
ANTARCTIC PRESS
(W) Bill Williams (A) Matthew Weldon
The second volume of the new hit series from Bill Williams and Matthew Weldon!  New superteen Versema is tested by a hero called Atomic Butterfly, a villain called Rosevera Archyle, and an ex-minion in this collection of standalone stories.  Along the way, she flies to the edge of space and steals an intimate moment with the Black Arrow.
In Shops: Sep 25, 2019
Final Orders Due: Dec 06, 2019
SRP: $19.99
PREVIEWS Page #284
COMIC BOOK LEGAL DEFENSE FUND
(W) Various (A) Dan Nott, James Strum, Summer Pierre, Hallie Jay Pope (CA) Kevin Czap
Celebrate Constitution Day! This Is What Democracy Looks Like maps out how the US government was designed to foster democracy and encourages readers to become more informed and engaged citizens. Produced by the Eisner award-winning Center for Cartoon Studies, this comic is part of a major campaign promoting civics that will drive readers to comic stores! This comic is the centerpiece of a national campaign for Constitution Day organized by The Center for Cartoon Studies with CBLDF and other major education and rights organizations. It is part of a marketing effort to drive audiences into comic book stores to get their copies of this important comic book.
In Shops: Sep 11, 2019
SRP: PI
PREVIEWS Page #315

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