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CEX February 2022 Solicits are Here!

ENTER A DIMENSION OF THE IMAGINATION

Rest your weary head at the Macabre Motel, but once you check in, can you ever leave?

This month CEX is proud to release three new titles!

First it’s the bottom of the ninth, two outs, bases loaded with a full count! Read on in Honcho #2 as our hero plays an epic game of baseball where the stakes are life or death!

Next it’s the emotional conclusion of Past the Last Mountain as the creatures’ journey comes to an end!

And finally, following in the footsteps of The Twilight Zone,House of Mystery and The Lost Room comes The Macabre Motel, an eerie tale of horror that will haunt your head the day after.

The Macabre Motel plays with our fear of the unknown. Being in a place where you don’t know your surroundings or the people around you can put you on edge.” – James Ferguson, Horror DNA.

THE MACABRE MOTEL (ONE SHOT)
Diamond: FEB221347 / FEB221348 / FEB221349
Lunar: 0122CX239 / 0122CX240 / 0122CX241

(W) Frank Martin (A) Alper Gecgel (CA) Ryan Lee

Writer/creator Frank Martin welcomes you to The Macabre Motel, a Twilight Zone-inspired weird horror story that will leave you feeling deeply unsettled long after the final page!

Anxious about meeting his girlfriend’s family, Steve decides to rest his eyes at the only motel around. But once inside, the bizarre cast of characters leaves him shaken, terrified and questioning his very sanity! Are you ready to enter… The Macabre Motel?

What Retailers Need to Know:

  • 24 pages for only $3.99!
  • Goes on sale on May 25th, 2022
  • The Twilight Zone meets The Lost Room
  • Self contained story

Comparable Titles:

  • Twilight Zone
  • House of Mystery
  • EC Comics
The Macabre Motel - Cover A
  • MACABRE MOTEL (ONE SHOT) CVR A RYAN LEE
  • (W) Frank Martin (A) Alper Gecgel (CA) Ryan Lee
  • Diamond Code: FEB221347
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX239
The Macabre Motel - Cover B
  • MACABRE MOTEL (ONE SHOT) CVR B RYAN KROBOTH
  • (W) Frank Martin (A) Alper Gecgel (CA) Ryan Kroboth
  • Diamond Code: FEB221348
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX240
The Macabre Motel - Cover C
  • MACABRE MOTEL (ONE SHOT) CVR C LUKE COOPER
  • (W) Frank Martin (A) Alper Gecgel (CA) Luke Cooper
  • Diamond Code: FEB221349
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX241

PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN #4
Diamond: FEB221350 / FEB221351 / FEB221352 / FEB221353
Lunar: 0122CX233 / 0122CX234 / 0122CX235 / 0122CX236

(W) Paul Allor (A) Gannon Beck (A/CA) Louie Joyce

Two full issues in one!

It’s the emotional series conclusion as the creatures finally reach Dragon Lake, but will it live up to their expectations?

Plus, Orc Girl, a 22-page stand-alone story that Gail Simone called “The best comic I’ve read in ages!” Set in the Past the Last Mountain universe, this prequel is gorgeously rendered in black and white by Thomas Boatwright.

Perfect bound format, with 44 pages of story for $5.99.

Past the Last Mountain #4 - Cover A
  • PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN #4 (OF 4) CVR A JOYCE
  • (W) Paul Allor (A) Gannon Beck (A/CA) Louie Joyce
  • Diamond Code: FEB221350
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX233
Past the Last Mountain #4 - Cover B
  • PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN #4 (OF 4) CVR B JOYCE
  • (W)Paul Allor (A) Gannon Beck (A/CA) Louie Joyce
  • Diamond Code: FEB221351
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX234
Past the Last Mountain #4 - Cover C
  • PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN #4 (OF 4) CVR C BECK
  • (W)Paul Allor (A) Gannon Beck (A/CA) Louie Joyce
  • Diamond Code: FEB221352
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX235
Past the Last Mountain #4 - Cover D
  • PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN #4 (OF 4) CVR D EDWARDS
  • (W) Paul Allor (A) Gannon Beck (A/CA) Louie Joyce
  • Diamond Code: FEB221353
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX236

HONCHO #2
Diamond: FEB221345 / FEB221346
Lunar: 0122CX237 / 0122CX238

(W) Jeff McClelland, Jeff McComsey (A/CA) Jeff McComsey

In this giant-sized finale, Captain Stanley and Matty are forced into a life or death game of Baseball after raising hell all over the countryside. They survived roving gangs of bandits, malevolent teenagers and hunger, but will they survive “The Great American Pastime.”

Another tale of post collapse adventure brought to you by Jeff McComsey (Grendel Kentucky, The Fourth Man) and Jeff McClelland (The Tick).

Perfect bound format, with 64 pages of story for $7.99.

Honcho, Vol. 2 - Cover A
  • HONCHO #2 (of 2) CVR A MCCOMSEY (MR)
  • (W) Jeff McClelland, Jeff McComsey (A/CA) Jeff McComsey
  • Diamond Code: FEB221345
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX237
Honcho, Vol. 2 - Cover B
  • HONCHO #2 (of 2) CVR B MCCOMSEY (MR)
  • (W) Jeff McClelland, Jeff McComsey (A/CA) Jeff McComsey
  • Diamond Code: FEB221346
  • Lunar Product Code: 0122CX238

ABOUT COMICS EXPERIENCE PUBLISHING 

Comics Experience Publishing is committed to producing great comics by new Creators. Founded in 2021 by former Marvel Comics editor Andy Schmidt and partnering with Comics Experience, CEX Publishing is dedicated to creators, their vision, and their success. Comics Experience Publishing brings fresh ideas and talent through new voices in writing and art to help shape and seed the next generation of comics fans. 

Our comics are 100% creator-owned. Follow Comics Experience Publishing on Twitter @CEXPublishing and Instagram @CEXPublishing. For more information about Comics Experience Publishing, visit: CEXPublishing.com

For more information:General Inquiries and Press: marketing@CEXpublishing.com
Comic Stores: retailers@CEXpublishing.com

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