These collected editions of critically acclaimed series from AfterShock Comics are some of the year's most coveted graphic novels and always make thoughtful gifts. Find them at your local comic shop or neighborhood bookseller.

Holidays 2023

Bylines in Blood: The Complete Series TPB

  • Release: 2022-08-24
  • Order Code: MAY221119

In a city of lies, she fights for truth.

The future. The very concept of truth has died. Politicians invent their own facts, and independent newspapers no longer exist. In this world, private detectives serve as ronin, searching out the hard truths that people are desperate to keep hidden.

The best of these is Satya, a former journalist turned gumshoe who runs every lead to ground. But Satya has just received her hardest case yet: her old editor has been murdered. Someone wanted him silenced, and the trail points toward the highest bastions of power. To find justice for her friend, she’ll have to put everything – and everyone – she knows at risk.

A prophetic neo-noir thriller with unexpected twists at every turn, BYLINES IN BLOOD is co-created by Ringo Award-nominated writer Erica Schultz (M3, Forgotten Home, Strange Tails) and comic writer and former newspaper crime reporter Van Jensen (Two Dead, Cryptocracy, Superman: Man of Tomorrow), aided and abetted by Spanish art sensation Aneke (DC Comics Bombshells, Legenderry: Red Sonja). This 128-page volume collects the entire series, issues #1-4.

A Calculated Man TPB

  • Release: 2023-08-09
  • Order Code: NOV221079

He's got your number.

A verifiable math genius, Jack Beans used to run the numbers for the Pinafore crime family, until one day he ran them too well and concluded that the only way out of this life was in a casket or Witness Protection. So, he turned state's evidence and ran.

Now, the Pinafores are out to end their favorite accountant. Little do they know that Jack's skills with math and his perfect memory have made him a better killer than they ever could have realized. What follows is a journey full of murder, mayhem and mathematics.

Writer Paul Tobin (BUNNY MASK, MY DATE WITH MONSTERS) and artist Alberto Alburquerque (The Amazing Spider-Man, Savage Sword) unleash a master of math on a mission to eliminate a criminal empire for good.

This 120-page volume contains the entire series, issues #1-4.

A Foulness in the Walls

  • Release: 2023-02-15
  • Order Code: SEP221168

A Horror Prestige Format One-Shock from the mind of Cullen Bunn!

After a tragic loss, George hopes to rebuild his life. He moves to a new house. He gets a new job. He starts dating the girl of his dreams. Sometimes, though, guilt can be as malevolent as an evil spirit. Sometimes, ghosts follow you. Something is rotting in the walls of George's new house. Something hungry.  

Written by Cullen Bunn (DARK ARK, UNHOLY GRAIL, Basilisk, Bone Parish) and illustrated by Rodrigo Zayas (Cyber Force: Rebirth), comes a story of loss, rot and hunger.

Artemis & The Assassin: The Complete Series TPB

  • Release: 2021-01-20
  • Order Code: NOV201005

To save history, they just may have to destroy it.

What happens when a time-traveling assassin and a spy from 1944 try to kill each other?

For a price, a top-secret assassination organization will travel through time and interfere with watershed moments. Trained as the agency’s top assassin, Maya is sent to kill Virginia Hall, the deadliest spy of WWII. Charged with carrying important plans about the invasion of Normandy to the allied troops, Virginia’s death would have a cataclysmic effect on WWII as we know it.

Written by Stephanie Phillips (Butcher of Paris, DESCENDENT), with art by Meghan Hetrick and Francesca Fantini, colors by Lauren Affe, and letters by Troy Peteri, ARTEMIS & THE ASSASSIN is a pulpy adventure story about the high cost of changing history. This volume contains the entire series, issues #1-5.

“…a gripping time-travel, sci-fi thriller…with its own creepiness and sense of urgency.” – Lucas Fashina, Comic Crusaders

Astronaut Down TPB

  • Release: 2023-08-23
  • Order Code: NOV221080

Sometimes, the right stuff isn't enough.

Douglas Spitzer wants to be one of the "astronauts" selected for the crucial Mission Politzer. And just like astronauts like Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride, Douglas is brave, adaptable, and self-sacrificing. He's one of the program's best candidates.

But if he qualifies, Douglas won't be traveling through space; he'll be launched into alternate realities on a desperate mission to save Earth from a horrific crisis that has our world on the brink of extinction. Unfortunately, it's a mission where everything will go wrong, where Douglas' training and very humanity will be put to the test, and where a deep-seeded secret could sabotage everything.

Writer James Patrick (KAIJU SCORE, CAMPISI: THE DRAGON INCIDENT) and artist Rubine (SEARCH FOR HU) lead us on a perilous undertaking to save the planet from total destruction!

This 128-page volume contains the entire series, issues #1-5.

Beyond the Breach Vol 1: Losing California

  • Release: 2022-05-04
  • Order Code: NOV211080

Vanessa was dying to get away...but it’s the trip home that might kill her.

Life sucks for Vanessa. Her mother just died, and her boyfriend is cheating on her (with her own sister!). To clear her mind, Vanessa is taking the California road-trip that she’s been dreaming about for years.

Her postcard-perfect drive through old growth forests quickly turns when the Breach hits. A bizarre anomaly in the sky plunges California into a nightmare-world populated with strange, extra-dimensional creatures. Now Vanessa, along with Dougie, an orphaned child, and Kai, a strange, fuzzball of a beast, must fight to survive if they ever hope to make it back home. If there’s even a home to return to.

From writer Ed Brisson (Uncanny X-Men, Ghost Rider, Old Man Logan) and artist Damian Couceiro (Old Man Logan, Iron Fist, X-Force), this fantastical sci-fi road trip adventure about perseverance and finding family in unexpected places contains issues #1-5.

Brothers Dracul Vol 1: Blood of the Dragon TPB

  • Release: 2018-11-07
  • Order Code: SEP181404

How did Dracula become Dracula?

The legend of Vlad the Impaler is the stuff of nightmares. The inspiration for the most iconic of monsters – Dracula – Vlad tortured and murdered thousands of victims. But what turned him into such a depraved killer? The truth lies in his teenage years, when Vlad and his brother Radu were held hostage by the Ottoman Empire. During this time, the brothers learned many things – archery, riding, the art of combat, matters of court…and how to stalk and slay vampires.

From writer Cullen Bunn (DARK ARK, UNHOLY GRAIL, X-Men Blue, Deadpool, Venom) and artist Mirko Colak (UNHOLY GRAIL, The Punisher) comes a tale of brothers, blood and legends.

“The characters are interesting, the action cool, and the visuals fantastic. Thank you, AfterShock Comics for this series! Another feather in your cap!” –

Bulls of Beacon Hill TPB

  • Release: 2023-09-27
  • Order Code: JUL230869

Revenge is a family thing.

Doctor Christopher Boldt has everything he ever wanted: A successful career as a surgeon, a supportive and loving boyfriend, and an overload of hype on his rumored run for Boston City Council. But there's one problem – it's all held up by a lie. For years, Chris has been hiding in plain sight, desperate not to be connected to his father, Orin Paige, one of Boston's most notorious gangsters.

Until now, Chris has been able to live with the secret. And Chris's father has been just as happy to deny any connection to his queer son, who he sees as a liability in the mob world. Now, Chris's political aspirations have put father and son on a collision course. A collision course bathed in blood.

From Eisner and GLAAD Award-Nominated writer Steve Orlando (Extreme Carnage, Midnighter, Darkhold, KILL A MAN, SEARCH FOR HU) and artist Andy MacDonald (Rogue Planet, Loki, MY DATE WITH MONSTERS, I BREATHED A BODY), comes a story of family secrets and violent retribution.

This collection contains the entire series, issues #1-5.

Bunny Mask Vol 2: The Hollow Inside TPB

  • Release: 2023-08-16
  • Order Code: OCT221227

She's Back!

Is there sickness? Oh, yes, there is sickness.

Her footfalls don’t exist. She leaves no marks. Her eyes are a white abyss. Her name is Bunny Mask, and she’s free from her cave and moving through the city, searching for sickness and enacting her own unfathomable sense of justice.

Can Tyler Severin control her? Does he want to? The answers are still hidden, but what’s clear is that Bunny Mask is back to grab you by your eyeteeth and never let go.

Writer Paul Tobin (MY DATE WITH MONSTERS, Colder) and artist Andrea Mutti (MANIAC OF NEW YORK, Hellblazer) have unleashed an eons old legend upon an unsuspecting world – one that'll make your most horrific nightmare feel like a walk in the park!

Volume two contains the entirety of THE HOLLOW INSIDE, issues #1-4, as well as the 2021 Free Comic Book Day issue, BUNNY MASK TALES.

Cross to Bear: The Complete Series

  • Release: 2022-06-22
  • Order Code: FEB221143

They swore to chase Jack the Ripper to the ends of the Earth. Nobody mentioned Tombstone, Arizona.

Jack the Ripper was never caught because no one was looking for him in the Wild West...No one accept The Order. An organization made up of the descendants of Crusaders sworn to eradicate the unnatural, The Order will stop at nothing to fulfill the pledge their forefathers made, even if it means crossing the ocean or a line or two...

Writer Marko Stojanović (La Croix Sanglante, The OUTsider) and artist Siniša Banović (Vidocq, Zodiaque) share a tale as dark as The Order itself.

This 128-page volume collects the entire series, issues #1-4.

Descendent: The Complete Series TPB

  • Release: 2020-01-29
  • Order Code: NOV191376

Some Secrets Should Stay That Way.

Conspiracy theories, government corruption and a really good mixtape of Prince drives David Corey to help solve the mysterious disappearance of a famous politician’s son. When David realizes that the truth is much more dangerous than a kidnapping, he must battle ancient secrets that have endangered the lives of children for centuries.

From Stephanie Phillips (Devil WithinThe Butcher of Paris) and Evgeniy Bornyakov (YOU ARE OBSOLETE, MeteoraZiggy), DESCENDENT is a conspiracy-fueled adventure story that looks at the darker side of American history through the eyes of an unlikely team of heroes. If they fail, the American government and its people may not survive. This collected edition includes issues #1-5.

“…an exceptionally efficient, well-constructed debut…the elements are all there, the plot is in high gear – hang on, this is gonna be fun.” – MULTIVERSITY COMICS

Disaster Inc.: The Complete Series TPB

  • Release: 2021-02-24
  • Order Code: DEC201136

This Tour is Killer.

In 2011, the worst earthquake in Japan’s history breached the coastal Fukushima Daiichi power plant, causing three of its four nuclear reactors to melt down. Officials were forced to set up an “Exclusion Zone,” effectively sealing off the land for what may well be the rest of human history.

But that’s only if you don’t have the right connections and the desire to experience catastrophe, failure and misery as it really is! Enter DISASTER INC., an underground tourism outfit that explores the off-map attractions typical tour groups aren’t usually allowed.

Writer Joe Harris (Great Pacific, Rockstars, The X-Files) and artist Sebastián Piriz begin a disaster tour checking out the worst places on earth while digging up more trouble than they can probably handle. This volume contains issues #1-5.

Dogs of London TPB

  • Release: 2023-08-30
  • Order Code: OCT221226

Payback's a Bitch.

How deep must you bury a body to make sure it doesn't haunt you?

Frank and Terry are about to find out. They were once members of The Dogs, a feared gang who ruled much of London's underworld back in the swinging 60s. They thought they'd escaped their troubled pasts, but the past isn't dead – it's just bashed about a bit and very pissed off.

Spanning different times and classes, DOGS OF LONDON is a brutal, bloody tale of violence, love, revenge...and sleeping dogs who refuse to roll over and play dead.

Written by Peter Milligan (OUT OF BODY, X-Force, Hellblazer) and brought to bloody life by Artecida, the Dogs have awoken – and they seek more than mere revenge.

This volume contains the entire series, issues #1-5.

Fearbook Club OGN

  • Release: 2022-01-05
  • Order Code: NOV211082

Whit just might survive his new school – if only the GHOSTS would leave him alone.

When shy 6th-grade shutterbug Whit Garcia starts middle school, he’s forced to join a yearbook club with three other weirdos who will never be voted “most likely to succeed.” But after the ghosts of missing students start haunting them, Whit, Hester, Hillary and Press must solve the supernatural secret behind these spirits — or their yearbook club will be voted most likely to join them.

But are these ghostly students the real bad guys? Or are they just warning Whit and his friends? Warning them about a darkness beyond their schoolyard…a darkness that threatens to swallow the school – and its occupants – whole.

The sophomore offering from Seismic Press, FEARBOOK CLUB is a story all about fitting in, fighting ghosts and forming friendships with other misfits, especially when you’re a misfit yourself.

Springing from the pen of writer Richard Ashley Hamilton (How To Train Your Dragon, Guillermo Del Toro’s Trollhunters) and artist Marco Matrone.

God of Tremors

  • Release: 2021-08-18
  • Order Code: JUN211197

They said the devil had taken hold of Aubrey...but the true demon waited at home.

A 19th Century gothic horror of exorcism, demonic worship and epilepsy.

When Aubrey has his first seizure, he’s pulled out of school and hidden away in the family’s remote country estate. His father — a high-ranking English priest — tries to chase the “devil” out of Aubrey, but maybe the devil lurks in the grotesque pagan effigy that dwells on the grounds. And maybe the devil will turn out to be Aubrey’s only ally…

A singular tale of nightmarish terror and creeping enlightenment told against a backdrop of ignorance and brutality, GOD OF TREMORS springs from the fertile imagination of award-winning writer Peter Milligan (OUT OF BODY, Shade the Changing Man, X-Force) with illustrations from Piotr Kowalski (JOIN THE FUTURE, Sex).

Hot Lunch Special Vol 1: The Family Business TPB

  • Release: 2019-04-10
  • Order Code: DEC181449

A Tasty Tale of Midwestern Meat, Mobs and Murder.

The Khourys are a classic immigrant success story: a Lebanese family who carved their slice of the American Dream by becoming the largest distributors of vending machine sandwiches in the upper northern Midwest.

Unfortunately, the Khourys’ gains have been ill-gotten, and a branch of the Chicago Irish Mob has come back to collect a past debt. Fealty is demanded, shots are fired and long-hidden family secrets are fully revealed. Now Dorothy Khoury, the daughter of the family patriarch, is forced to unite her splintered bloodline and fight back.

Written by Eliot Rahal (Cult Classic, The Paybacks, Quantum & Woody) with art by Jorge Fornes (Amazing X-Men, Wolverine, Magnus), HOT LUNCH SPECIAL is a midwestern noir series about family, food and the fight for survival. Volume 1 collects the entire Khoury saga, issues 1-5.

“…scratches that itch for a real-world crime drama that places its focus on family dynamics and respect for the immigrant experience. I can’t say enough about the work from Jorge Fornes…Rahal and Fornes gives us a winner…” – Dan Malmon, Crimespree Magazine

InSEXts: Year One Hardcover

  • Release: 2018-06-06
  • Order Code: APR181228

Collecting the complete INSEXTS series in one volume!

At the dusk of a century, a pair of vengeful Victorian vixens discover a horrifying power that transforms them into rich and strange new creatures. Armed with their dark, evolving forms, they descend into a world of the cultured and occult, with new senses and new sensuality, to forge a life for themselves and the child of their love. This new monthly series is the brainchild of writer Marguerite Bennett (ANIMOSITY, Bombshells and Batwoman) and artist Ariela Kristantina (Wolverines, Deep State), a comic unlike any you’ve seen before!

“This is a series that knows what it's about and revels in it, and I just can't resist!” - Marykate Jasper, Comic Book Resources

Jimmy's Bastards: The Complete Collection Hardcover

  • Release: 2019-10-30
  • Order Code: AUG191508

"A rollicking good time." –

Jimmy Regent, Britain’s number one super-spy, has got it all: intrigue, adventure, a license to shoot whoever he likes and beautiful women falling at his feet. He also has a new partner who isn’t quite as impressed by him as all other women appear to be. But now there’s a price to pay for Jimmy’s multiple romantic conquests – the results of which are about to come calling in the worst possible way…

Written by Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys, A WALK THROUGH HELL) and drawn by Russ Braun (The Night Witches, Where Monsters Dwell), this complete hardcover collection of JIMMY’S BASTARDS contains all nine issues of high octane, nose-thumbing, boundary-buggering super spy action!

Join the Future: The Complete Series TPB

  • Release: 2021-01-06
  • Order Code: NOV201004

Tomorrow is here.

The Future. Ultra-modern megacities reward millions of their citizens with a completely funded life, with every need met, from food to housing and healthcare, in order to compete in an economic power struggle in which population is key.

But a few rural residents still cling to their independence in what last American small towns are left. When a nearby megacity pressures the people of a small town to join up or else, a young teenage girl named Clem will learn how far she’ll go to defend her principles.

Written by Zack Kaplan (LOST CITY EXPLORERS) with art from Piotr Kowalski (Port of Earth, Eclipse, Sex, Marvel Knights: Hulk, The Dark Tower), JOIN THE FUTURE is a sci-fi western that examines a future where everyone must ask what your values are truly worth. This volume contains the entire series, issues #1-5.

“…rich with timely ideas, which the creative team builds into a genre-fluid sci-fi western story of giving in to societal forces.” – Zack Quaintance, Comics Bookcase

Kaiju Score (vol 2): Steal from the Gods TPB

  • Release: 2023-08-16
  • Order Code: AUG221077

This heist's an even BIGGER monster.

Michelle is back! She has her own crew and she's making her own rules. Unfortunately, her tendency for getting into hot water still remains, and her involvement in that now-infamous job in Florida, known as the Kaiju Score, is haunting her in many different ways. It's about to put her on a collision course with a new job, new characters, and – of course – new monsters.

The second volume of the critically acclaimed, best-selling KAIJU SCORE (optioned by Sony Pictures) is here, and just like last time, not everyone will get out alive.

Written by James Patrick (CAMPISI: THE DRAGON INCIDENT, Grimm Fairy Tales, Death Comes to Dillinger, The Monsters of Jimmy Crumb) and illustrated by Rem Broo (The End Times of Bram and Ben, Terminal Protocol), KAIJU SCORE: STEAL FROM THE GODS takes the crazy of the first volume to new heights of WTF.

This volume collects the entire second arc, issues #1-4.