New in Previews – June 2023

Time to make a dent in that summer reading list! From the first issue our all-new pulp adventure series, Project Riese, to the spaced out anti-romance, Mariko Between Worlds, we’re setting up for a season full of great reads. We’ve got the latest look at the Mad Cave goodness coming to your favorite local comic shop soon! Check it out below!

Cover Artist: Jeff McComsey & Paul Little
Diamond Code: JUN231944
Lunar Code: 0623MA343

Cover Artist: Rus Wooton
Diamond Code: JUN231945
Lunar Code: 0623MA344

(W) Zac Thompson (A) Jeff McComsey(C ) Paul Little (L) Justin Birch

It’s 1952. The wound WWII inflicted on the world is still fresh. Sam Safdie and his ragtag group of treasure hunters have been searching for the fabled map of the Owl Mountains for years…and they finally found it. Their journey leads them to a massive war complex that hides both unknown horrors and a fortune in gold. However, the deeper they travel, the more they realize the complex has developed a life of its own and that some secrets are better left buried in the past. Project Riese is an action-packed adventure/sci-fi tale perfect for fans of Uncharted, Overlord, and The Keep.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 10th, 2023
Release Date: August 2nd, 2023

(W) Matthew Erman (A) Liana Kangas (C ) Rebecca Nalty (L) Micah Myers
Cover Artist: Lisa Sterle
Diamond Code: JUN231952
Lunar Code: 0623MA341

Mariko and Rem are breaking up but they have one last night together in the Mall of Portals, an inter-dimensional consumerist heaven full of unending vice, before Rem takes his new job doing data entry on the Moon of Plenty. With a couple hours to spare, no personal repercussions and entire dimensions at their fingertips — what’s the worse that could happen?
This out of this world rom-com is straight out of the year 2099, but speaks to a feeling that time will never change. The fear of loss.
Artist Liana Kangas and author Matthew Erman team up to create a world of lust and star dust. Find yourself navigating the human condition with the most out of this galaxy characters. Mariko Between Worlds is down to earth and completely off the wall swarming with magic portals and sexy aliens.

SRP: $19.99
Release Date: September 2023

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Andrea Mutti (L) Rus Wooton
Cover Artist: Andrea Mutti
Diamond Code: JUN231951
Lunar Code: 0623MA337

(END OF ARC) Dr. Patel is left broken after what he did and Cayce is made to witness his madness go far beyond measure. Meanwhile, Nick remembers a vital moment from his childhood and is taken by a local to a less than ideal situation.
A Legacy of Violence is 12 issue maxi-series by masters of horror Cullen Bunn and Andrea Mutti, with letters by Rus Wooton.

SRP: $3.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 17th, 2023
Release Date: August 9th, 2023

(W) Curt Pires (A) Kevin Castaniero (C ) Jason Wordie (L) Micah Myers
Cover Artist: Kevin Castaniero & Jason Wordie
Diamond Code: JUN231947
Lunar Code: 0623MA346

The world’s number one Canceller, Roland Endo, has been cancelled and therefore targeted for death. The system that is in place for voting who should be cancelled was hacked to place a target on his back. Now, Roland must find out who wants him dead…while trying to survive being hunted down by the world’s second-best Canceller!

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 17th, 2023
Release Date: August 9th, 2023

(W) David Hazan (A) Cecilia Lo Valvo ( C) Marissa Louise (L) Lucas Gattoni
Cover Artist: Cecilia Lo Valvo & Marissa Louise
Diamond Code:JUN231948
Lunar Code: 0623MA342

The wizards learn the truth about their lineage. The end result is a terrifying showdown as the castle pits them against one another. Tempers flare and magic flies as friends become foes.
Monomyth is an all-new mini-series from the mind of David Hazan (Nottingham).

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 24th, 2023
Release Date: August 16th, 2023

(W) Eliot Rahal (A) Stefano Simeone (L) Frank Cvetkovic
Cover Artist: Stefano Simeone
Diamond Code: JUN231946
Lunar Code: 0623MA345

That’s not ketchup. That’s blood. Cara’s investigation into the Hot Dog Party is at risk of being compromised. How does the internet-meme-turned-cult-leader, Paul Kozac, already know who she is? How can she keep her F.B.I. cover as a teacher’s assistant intact now that a college student is dying in a hospital because of her? Like and subscribe to find out!

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 24th, 2023
Release Date: August 16th, 2023

(W) Steve Orlando (A) Sebastian Piriz (L) Carlos M. Mangual
Cover Artist: Sebastian Piriz
Diamond Code: JUN231949
Lunar Code: 0623MA339

Greed has been exorcized, but it’s left behind a souvenir: a single shimmering, gilded dagger for two combat exorcists. No matter what they say, both Syd Miller and Ellen Blair believe themselves more deserving, and whoever doesn’t get the blade will find themselves an easy target for the next demonic sin protecting the Hellscraper: Envy. And while Syd’s already prostrated himself before Ellen on this quest, now that it’s Ellen’s turn…and she’s not sure she’s got it in her. Ellen’s had her guard up for so long that she’s not sure she remembers how to let it down-even if it’s the only path to victory!

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 31st, 2023
Release Date: August 23rd, 2023

(W) Mark London (P) Francesco Archidiacono (I) Marc Deering
(C ) Lee Loughridge (L) Rus Wooton
Cover Artist: Ryan Kincaid
Diamond Code: JUN231950
Lunar Code: 0623MA340

(END OF ARC) After what was a brutal and bloody family feud, Artemis prepares for her assault on Olympus with revenge on her mind! Ancient secrets are revealed and an Olmypian-sized twist awaits that you absolutely cannot miss! Bonds will be broken and mended in this fast-paced, emotional issue of Hunt. Kill. Repeat.

Hunt. Kill. Repeat. is an all-new original series by Mark London (Battlecats, Knights of the Golden Sun) with art by the dynamic Francesco Archidiacono, colors by all-star Lee Loughridge (Deadly Class, The Good Asian) and covers by Ryan Kincaid.

SRP: $4.99
Final Order Cutoff: August 7th, 2023
Release Date: August 30th, 2023

(W) Joe Corallo (A) Andrea Milana (L) Micah Myers
Cover Artist: Andrea Milana
ISBN: 9781952303524
Diamond Code: JUN231953
Lunar Code: 0623MA338

A washed up hitman, Donny Dahlia, takes one last job transporting a package cross country in the hopes of seeing his estranged daughter again. Little does he know this job is going to get him caught in the middle of a war between the fairy realms that could determine the fate of humankind. Dahlia in the Dark is a fast-paced, action, fantasy thriller about family and hidden truths. Ringo award winner and Eisner nominated author Joe Corallo joins rising star artist Andrea Milana for an all-original mini-series that will take readers on one wild ride!

SRP: $17.99
Final Order Cutoff: July 3rd, 2023
Release Date: August 8th, 2023

Which titles will you be adding to your pull list at your favorite local comic shop? Don’t forget to shout us out at @madcavestudios on Twitter and Instagram and let us know!


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