ALTERNA: New Releases and Giveaway Contests



Editor’s Note: Yes, this article is a plug for Alterna.  They are one of the publishers I will be spotlighting in 2017.  No, I am not on the Alterna payroll. We just like to find somebody to root for every once in awhile.

JUNE 14th at your local comic shop:




(W/A) Jeff McComsey


One baby. One rifle. Two million zombies! As a zombie apocalypse breaks out in WWII, a Soviet sniper risks her life to protect an innocent baby boy. Created by New York Times-bestselling author and artist Jeff McComsey. The smash hit is now on newsprint!


In Shops: Jun 14, 2017

SRP: $1.50

32 pages, BW, Mature Readers

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(W) Justin M. Ryan

(A/CA) Kristian Rossi


After a devastating war ruins the air and food supply for most of the world, Hector and his daughter Maria struggle to survive. But when a strange visitor crash lands in the forest, Hector will go to unspeakable lengths to protect his child. Printed on newsprint!


In Shops: Jun 07, 2017

SRP: $1.50

32 pages, BW, Teen

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By visiting, readers can sign up to receive a 4"x3" "I love the smell of comics on a Wednesday" sticker, 4"x4" Alterna Comics window cling, and an Alterna Comics pen. Comic shops are also encouraged to reach out to Alterna to provide these bonus items directly to those that pre-order Alterna's titles in their shop.

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Alterna's Monthly Graphic Novel Giveaway is easy to enter, as there's just two easy steps. 


1) Take a picture of the Alterna Comics titles that you purchase from your local store.


2) Post the picture to Alterna on Twitter (@alternacomics), Facebook (, or Instagram (@alternacomics) with the hash tag #BringingBackNewsprint and mention the store where you got them. That's it!


One reader will then be chosen on the first of the next month and notified that they've won the contest.  Good luck!

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PRE-ORDER at your Local Comic Shop:



(W) Justin M. Ryan

(A) Kristian Rossi

(L) DC Hopkins

Great for fans of The Walking Dead, The X-Files, and The Road


With their problems behind them, everything slowly returns to "normal" for Hector and his daughter. But their moment of peace is about to come to an abrupt end as someone comes back into their lives. Someone Hector thought he'd never see again. Printed on newsprint.


$1.50; 32pgs; FC

JUN171147; August 2nd

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(W) Terry Mayo

(A) Lucas Romero, Chris Hall

(L) Brandon DeStefano

Great for fans of Mad Max, Stranger Things, and Stand By Me


In post-apocalyptic San Diego, four teenage brothers rescue a young girl from a brutal gang of psychopaths and spark a chain of events that attracts an onslaught of unspeakable evil. This is the world of the Wicked and the Righteous... and the children will lead them all. Printed on newsprint.


$1.50; 32pgs; FC

JUN171149; August 9th

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THE CHAIR #2 of 4

(W) Peter Simeti

(A) Kevin Christensen, Peter Simeti

Great for fans of The Punisher, Arkham Asylum, and The Boys


With the madness of the prison consuming him, Sullivan lashes out and draws the attention of the sadistic Warden. As Sullivan is pushed to the brink, he begins to question his sanity and starts to wonder if the Warden is more "puppet" than "puppet-master." Printed on newsprint.


$1.50; 40pgs; BW

JUN171146; August 16th

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(W/A) Jeff McComsey

Great for fans of 28 Days Later, GI Joe, and Sgt. Rock


Stalingrad, 1943. Caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse during World War II, Soviet Sniper Svetlana Gorshkov must make an uneasy alliance with a Nazi soldier if she and the newfound child hope to see the sunrise. Printed on newsprint.


$1.50; 32pgs; BW

JUN171144; August 23rd

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(W) Eric Borden

(A) Dave Mims

(L) Spike O'Laochdha

Great for fans of X-Men, Suicide Squad, and Escape from New York


Hans and the rest of the crew set sail with their illicit cargo, unaware of the danger that awaits. Mr. Song enlists the help of Indonesian cut-throat, Danny Yuda, to track down the Runaway Horse, by any means necessary. Printed on newsprint.


$1.50; 32pgs; FC

JUN171145; August 30thd

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(W) Wes Locher

(A) Eduardo Jimenez

Great for fans of Men in Black, The X-Files, Storage Wars


Area 51's storage unit falls into the wrong hands when a pair of bumbling agents forget to pay the rent. Now an alien invasion threatens Earth and the Dimwitted Duo are our only hope. Basically... We. Are. So. Screwed.


$11.95; 104 pgs; FC

JUN171148; August 30th

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