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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.

BABYTEETH, VOL. 3: CRADLE

“…one of the best books on the shelves right now.”– BIG COMIC PAGE

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Volume 3 contains issues #11-15!

The saga of Sadie Ritter, her adorable little hellspawn and the people who love them continues as we enter into the most terrifying chapter of our journey so far: THE TERRIBLE TWOS! Plus, who is our mysterious new storyteller?! And what secrets about the fate of Clark do they hold?! And what of the Red Realm? Find out here, as a bold new direction for BABYTEETH begins!

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ANIMOSITY: YEAR TWO HC

“ANIMOSITY continues to be the whole package; gripping story, beautiful art, riveting colors.” – DOOM ROCKET

Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 / $52.99 CAN

From creator/writer Marguerite Bennett (INSEXTS, DC Comics Bombshells, Batwoman) with artwork by Rafael De Latorre (SUPERZERO) and newcomers Ornella Savarese and Elton Thomasi, the hardcover ANIMOSITY: YEAR TWO contains issues #9-18 of the hit AfterShock series.

Tensions run high as betrayal stings Jesse in a way she could have never imagined. Can Kyle shed his humanity enough to aid Jesse in her quest? Can Sandor forsake his bestial nature in order to save that which he loves?

Follow Jesse and Sandor on their adventures, as they save a renegade colony of bees, struggle with betrayal from a close ally, and try to escape a city with sinister intentions beneath its utopian surface.

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DARK RED, VOL. 1: THE FORGOTTEN MAN

“Only this creative team could combine redneck humor with racist vampires to create a story this good.” – MULTIVERSITY COMICS

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From creator/writer Tim Seeley (BRILLIANT TRASH, Hack/Slash, Revival) and Corin Howell (The Girl in the Bay) comes this contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America – one that’ll make you jump right out of your boots. Volume 1 collects the first arc of the hit AfterShock series, issues #1-5.

Charles “Chip” Ipswich isn’t one of those coastal elites with a liberal arts degree and a job at a social media start-up who knows where all the best brunch places are…

No, Chip is one of the “forgotten men.” He lives in a rural area in the middle of the country where Jesus still has a place at the dinner table and where factories ship jobs to Calcutta.

Chip is also a vampire.

Stuck working the last shift at a gas station, Chip is lonely and bored…and then his dull, bleak life is turned upside down when SHE comes to town. Now, Chip is forced to become the hero he has always wanted to be, and save his quiet town.

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ROUGH RIDERS: LOCK, STOCK AND BARREL: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

“Historical figures versus the unimaginable? Sign me up for the entire ride, AfterShock!” – SCIFIPULSE

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360 pages of action, adventure, murder and mayhem straight out of America’s secret past!

Led by a young Theodore Roosevelt, a motley crew of soon-to-be American legends must work together to solve a mystery that threatens all of existence.

Harry Houdini – street magician and master of misdirection. Annie Oakley – a washed-up entertainer, eager for a chance to prove herself in a real war. Jack Johnson – an undefeated brawler and son of ex-slaves, determined to get his shot at the heavyweight championship… When a terrifying alien technology destroys the USS Maine, these unlikely allies set sail for bloody Cuba, into the heart of a brewing conflict, to wage a shadow war against the greatest threat mankind has ever known.

Before they were famous, they were… ROUGH RIDERS.

Created and written by Adam Glass (THE LOLLIPOP KIDS, MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER) with artwork by Patrick Olliffe (Untold Tales of Spider-Man), this robust hardcover contains the entire series: ROUGH RIDERS (#1-7), ROUGH RIDERS: RIDERS ON THE STORM (#1-6) and ROUGH RIDERS: RIDE OR DIE (#1-4).

 

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JIMMY’S BASTARDS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

“Off-color, action-packed, funny…with enough charm to sate anyone looking for a spy drama.” – ADVENTURES IN POOR TASTE

Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 / $52.99 CAN

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!

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HORDE

“Fascinating read…one that will hopefully get you to think. Top notch…psychological horror.” – GRAPHIC POLICY

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A 72-Page Original Graphic Novel Hardcover from AfterShock Comics

After the death of her father, Ruby Ando tries to reconnect with her estranged and isolated mother, whose hoarder house is a nightmare labyrinth of secrets and dangers. All the love Ruby was never shown she sees her mother lavish on her treasures and trinkets, the possessions that possess her. But when Ruby desperately tries to free her mother, the house wages war, ensnaring both women within its maze. Brought to hideous and twisted life by a mother’s love, the “Horde” is determined to purge Ruby from the collection—or see her join it forever.

MARGUERITE BENNETT (ANIMOSITY, Batwoman) and LEILA LEIZ (ALTERS, Nvrlnd), deliver a haunting, housebound horror tale about the things we let control us.

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STRONGHOLD, VOL. 1

“…one of the most interesting and exciting comics to be released so far in 2019.” – MONKEYS FIGHTING ROBOTS

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Michael Grey thinks he’s an average person, living out an average life on Earth. But he couldn’t be more wrong. Michael is really a being of incalculable power, stranded with no memory, protected and jailed by THE STRONGHOLD, a secret group that has only one goal: keep Michael Grey from regaining his power and facing the Adversary.

When one of their own falls in love with Grey, all bets are off. Slowly, Grey regains his powers. What happens next could destroy Earth as we know it.

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THE LAST SPACE RACE, VOL 1: PALE BLUE DOT

“If you are looking for a good read with a sci-fi bent and great characters, this might be the book you’re looking for.” – COMIC CRUSADERS

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It started as an anomaly. An outlier in the noise that’s so common in astronomical data. But the truth sends the United States—and the world—careening into what will become humanity’s LAST SPACE RACE.

Leading the effort for the United States is one man, Sasha Balodis. A fun-loving tech billionaire turned aerospace titan, Sasha’s seemingly perfect life has been gripped by recent tragedy. Building and launching the most expensive, most ambitious and most important project in history—well, it gives him something to live for again.

There’s only one thing standing in his way: his arch-rival and chief aerospace competitor, Roger Freeman.

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A WALK THROUGH HELL, VOL.2: THE CATHEDRAL

“…a white-knuckled ride where you just know something horrible is waiting for you around every corner, but you have to keep going…that is such a great feeling for a horror comic.” – HORROR DNA

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FBI Special Agents Shaw and McGregor find their reality twisting once more, plunging them into an entirely new dimension of terror. Their guide is Paul Carnahan, the child-killer whose crimes they sought to punish, a man known to be dead and buried. As this all-too-human monster tells his story, the pair begin to understand the web of guilt and evil that has them in its grip – a truth that will demand a dreadful price from both.

Stricken with her own memories of wrongdoing, Deputy-director Driscoll struggles to reach the agents under her command, only to realize that her crimes may already have sealed their fate. Carnahan holds the key – but what now looks out from behind his eyes is a great deal more than just a murderer. Old sins and ancient lies combine to herald a terrifying new dawn for all mankind, in the second and final volume of A WALK THROUGH HELL.

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OBERON, VOL.1: THE KING OF LIES

“As beautiful as it is captivating, OBERON’s story is unique, compelling and wonderfully complex without compromising its whimsical sense of fun and adventure.” – ADVENTURES IN POOR TASTE!

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Betrayed by his people and exiled to Earth, Lord Oberon, the former king of the fairies, seeks out an innocent prophesied child in order to manipulate her into becoming his ultimate weapon so that he can reclaim his rightful throne.

 

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MARY SHELLEY, MONSTER HUNTER: ABOMINATION

“A new twist on an old monster, with real-world and in-universe elements intertwining.” – MAJOR SPOILERS

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Collecting issues #1-5 of the hit gothic horror tale!

With the recent discovery of Mary Shelley’s secret memoir, the truth is finally revealed: Shelley didn’t just write Frankenstein, she lived it.

Brought to life by Adam Glass (ROUGH RIDERS, THE NORMALS, THE LOLLIPOP KIDS) and Olivia Cuartero-Briggs (TV’s The Arrangement) with art by Hayden Sherman (COLD WAR, The Few, Wasted Space), this is historical fiction at its most (After)Shocking!

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DARK ARK: ARC ONE

“…delivers a one-two punch with terrifying beasts and personal, relatable characters.” – HORROR DNA

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The wickedness of mankind has moved the Creator to destroy the world by way of the flood. Noah has been tasked with building an ark to save his family and the animals of the world. But this is not No-ah’s story. For darker powers have commanded the sorcerer Shrae to build his own ark and save the unnatural creatures of the world — such as vampires, dragons, naga, and the manticore. But what will happen on a vessel crawling with monsters, where insidious intrigue and horrific violence are the rule of law?

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SHOCK

Conceived and edited by AfterShock Publisher and Chief Creative Officer, Joe Pruett, the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award nominated editor of the classic Negative Burn anthology series.

VOLUME ONE

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AfterShock Comics continues to push boundaries by presenting its very first anthology collection featuring a slew of today’s top writers and artists. Presented in the European Album format, this handsome hardcover features the creative talents of Brian Azzarello, Marguerite Bennett, Cullen Bunn, Mike Carey, Andy Clarke, Sarah Delane, Aaron Douglas, Joe Eisma, Toni Fejzula, Francesco Francavilla, Neil Gaiman, Michael Gaydos, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Hester, Paul Jenkins, Szymon Kudranski, Laci, Leila Leiz, Travis Moore, Joe Pruett, Cliff Richards, Andrew Robinson, Hoyt Silva, Will Sliney, Jim Starlin, Richard Starkings, Brian Stelfreeze, Dalibor Taajic, Frank Tieri, Charles Vess, Bill Willingham, Michael Zulli and more! Cover art by John Cassaday with Laura Martin! From the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award nominated editor of the classic Negative Burn anthology series.

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VOLUME TWO

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The highly anticipated follow up to the widely successful first volume of the SHOCK anthology, this oversized second volume continues to push boundaries and mix genres, inviting today’s top creative talent of both comics and prose to craft tales of the fantastic, the horrific and the bizarre.

This handsome hardcover features the talents of Goosebumps creator R.L. Stine, Garth Ennis, Marguerite Bennett, Cullen Bunn, Russ Braun, Juan Doe, Jill Thompson, Sam Kieth, Aaron Douglas, Cliff Richards, Jim Starlin, Larry Stroman, Jamal Igle, Ray Fawkes, Joe Pruett, Kevin J. Anderson, Steve Rasnic Tem, Andrei Bressan, Francesco Francavilla, Darko Macan, Ron Marz, Phil Hester, Bob Burden (with the first new Flaming Carrot tale in 13 years) and more – with outstanding cover art by Tim Bradstreet!

 

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