Can’t Wait for Comics | Closing out 2022

See what new comics and graphic novels arrive in stores during the last week of 2022.

Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital. It’s the final week of 2022 and may be a lighter week than usual, but there’s still a lot to look forward to.

I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below, but for the complete list of everything you might find at your local comic shop and on digital this week, you’ll want to check out one or more of the following:

As a reminder, things can change and what you find on the above lists may differ from what’s actually arriving in your local shop. So always check with your comics retailer for the final word on availability.

Action Comics #1050 (DC, $5.99): Lex Luthor targets the Superfamily in this oversized anniversary issue that features multiple stories by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Mike Perkins, Tom Taylor and Clayton Henry, and Joshua Williamson and Nick Dragotta.

Timeless #1 (Marvel, $5.99): Marvel closes down 2022 and looks ahead to 2023 with another one-shot featuring Kang, by Jed MacKay, Greg Land, Patrick Zircher, Salvador Larroca and more.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (BOOM!/IDW, $4.99): Ryan Parrott, who wrote the first crossover between the Power Rangers and the Ninja Turtles three years ago, returns to team with World’s Finest artist Dan Mora for the sequel. Somebody’s getting kicked …

Image! #9 (Image, $5.99): Christmas might be over, but that isn’t stopping Image Comics from serving up a holiday treat for Criminal fans in the pages of their Image! 30th anniversary anthology. Creators Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips have created a Christmas story starring Teeg Lawless in a take-off of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. This issue also features a new Dead Eyes story by Gerry Duggan and John McCrea, a new short by Bitter Root co-creator Chuck Brown and artist Steven Statz, and more.

Double Walker (Dark Horse, $22.99): This collects the Comixology Originals series by Michael Conrad and Noah Bailey, about a pregnant couple who take a trip to the Scottish Highlands, only to be followed by a bizarre string of murders.

Dungeon Club: Roll Call (Harper Alley, $19.99): Molly Knox Ostertag and Xanthe Bouma have collaborated on this new graphic novel about two friends who enjoy Dungeons and Dragons, and the tension that comes when one wants to add more people to the game.

Now Let Me Fly (First Second, $29.99): Ronald Wimberly and Brahm Revel team up for a graphic novel about the first African-American fighter pilot. Now Let Me Fly is about Eugene Bullard, who, in 1914, joined the fight to defend France during World War I.

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