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Oni, Titan, AfterShock, and Vault Comics single-issue solicitations for May 2019

By Matthew Jackson
Oni May 5

Every month, SYFY WIRE will be bringing you the solicitations for all the upcoming comic books you need to know about. Today we have Oni Press, AfterShock ComicsVault Comics, and Titan Comics listings for May 2019 single-issue comics.

It's a big month for Rick and Morty fans, as Oni Press celebrates the 50th issue of comics based on the popular Adult Swim sci-fi series. That celebration includes the landmark issue #50 itself, but also a look back at where the comics series started, including special reprint variant editions of issues #1-5 of the series. 

Plus, Titan unveils its official movie guide for Avengers: Endgame, AfterShock is launching two new series with first issues of Descendent and Killer Groove, and Vault kicks off a new story with She Said Destroy #1. 

Check out all of that and more in the listings below, and get your pull lists updated for May.

(Via Previews)

Oni May 1



(W) Sam Logan (CA) Fred Stresing (A/CA) Warren Wucinich (Variant) Kyle Smart
When Dib discovers the contents of a "secret vault" on planet Plim, he jumps into action to prevent ZIM from taking over the planet of vulnerable, naive aliens (who love ducks for some reason). But ZIM's got a huge lead, AND a bunch of ducks! Is it too late for the Plim? (Probably.)
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Oni May 2


(W) Dylan Meconis, Ben Coleman (CA) Fred Stresing (A/CA) Ea Denich
Victor and Dez face a deadly trial by nerd pub quiz! Odious fanboy Judge Decky will send one hero to a dark, noticeably sticky oblivion, while the other gets an express trip to a verdant, verbose paradise. Both are confronted by unexpected offers-but at what cost to the people of Long Con? Will our heroes give in to temptation, or will they seize their best, last chance to take down the Special Guest?
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Oni May 3


(W) Zander Cannon (A/CA) Zander Cannon
SEASON FINALE! The female wing of Kaijumax prison is seething with hatred between monster-sized gangs, former intergalactic allies, and exploited inmates with a taste for revenge. Warden Shui Bao attempts to fuse her five-robot MegaBoard of Directors for a problem-solving summit, but her right hand-White Tiger Wu-refuses to cooperate. Dr. Zhang finally gets the chance she's been waiting for, but will she take it? Also: Torn-off limbs! Split-screen technology! Magical shrinkage! And... an adorable demi-robot?
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Oni May 4


(W) Magdalene Visaggio (A/CA) Claudia Aguirre
After one of their own is taken, the Sick Sisters team up to figure out the source of the monsters that plague their town. Could the secrets be hidden in the pages of The Mortal Divide, the science fiction book that Ashley loved? Or is it a grand conspiracy between the police and the new factory? Hopefully, nothing a little breaking and entering won't solve.
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Oni May 5


(W) Kyle Starks, Tini Howard, Marc Ellerby, Benjamin Dewey, Sarah Graley, Josh Trujillo (A) Marc Ellerby, Kyle Starks, Andrew MacLean, Benjamin Dewey, Rii Abrego, Sarah Graley, Jarrett Williams (CA) Sarah Stern (Variants) Matt Horak
It's just Rick and Morty. Rick and Morty and their adventures, Morty... Rick and Morty, forever and forever, FIFTY ISSUES Rick and MortyTM! Join us as we celebrate this milestone with a special, super oversized MORTY'S MINDBLOWER issue! Featuring creators from the previous 49 issues!
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $6.99

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(W) Zac Gorman (A) CJ Cannon (CA) Sarah Stern (A/CA) Marc Ellerby
In celebration of Rick & Morty #50, ONI PRESS is proud to present reprints of issues #1-5 with brand new covers by Marc Ellerby & Sarah Stern!
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Aftershock May 2019 1



(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Evgeny Bornyakov (CA) Juan Doe (Variant) Andrei Bressan
WANTED: Information as to the whereabouts of JACKSON E. MILLER, Son of Senator Carter Miller. The child was kidnapped from his home in Washington, DC between 4 and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2018.
Address all communications to FBI representative Joanna  Hernandez, writer Stephanie Phillips (Devil Within, Kicking Ice), artist Evgeny Bornyakov, colorist TBD, or letterer Troy Peteri. All communications will be treated in confidence. Please, no more calls about secret government conspiracies or ancient cults. Conspiracy theories, government corruption, and a really good mix of Prince drives David Corey to help solve the mysterious disappearance of a famous politician's son. When David realizes that the truth is much more dangerous than a kidnapping, he must battle ancient secrets that have endangered the lives of children for centuries. This conspiracy-fueled adventure story looks at the darker side of American history through the eyes of an unlikely team of heroes. If they fail, the American government and its people may not survive.
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Aftershock May 2019 2


(W) Ollie Masters (A/CA) Eoin Marron (Variant) Cliff Richards
In 1970s Los Angeles, Jonny is one of the thousands of musicians trying to make it big while working a crummy bar job, and getting drunk with his whiskey soaked P.I. friend, Jackie. When Jonny gets tangled up with a local mob hitman, he not only finds a new and violent career, but maybe the inspiration for his music as well. From Ollie Masters (The Kitchen, Snow Blind) and Eoin Marron (HER INFERNAL DESCENT, Army of Darkness, James Bond) comes the next rock'n'roll crime sensation, with a beat that'll kill you dead.
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Vault May 2019 1


(W) Joe Corallo (A/CA) Liana Kangas (Variant) Nathan Gooden, Tim Daniel
Over millennia, Brigid, Goddess of theSun, has conquered and converted the entire solar system into worshipping her and her alone, save one space colony. The witches of Fey are the last believers of The Morrigan, Goddess of Death, Brigid's sister and the only other God left. As Brigid's forces prepare for one final battle, The Morrigan prepares to do what she does best: Destroy!
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Vault May 2019 2


(W) Danny Lore (A/CA) Jordi Perez
After confronting the fugitive dream figment Ava, IJ Daher makes the fateful decision not to take her target back to the Morphean Annex. Her instincts appear to be right when Ava leads her closer to the truth about the Chase family. Did Ava truly escape, or has she simply jumped from one nightmare to another?
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Vault May 2019 3


(W) Michael Moreci (A/CA) Hayden Sherman
It comes down to this: Billy, Dust, and Molly are in deep s**t-deeper than normal, though. They've got one shot to discover the location of the Creator, but an army of killer robots and old rich dudes stand in their way. It all leads to a shocking conclusion involving the return of a giant red god-thingy. Ya know the one.
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Titan May 2019 1

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #8

Writer Jody Houser

Artists Roberta Ingranata, Giorgia Sposito, Arianna Florean

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 22, 2019

The Thirteenth Doctor continues her critically-acclaimed comic adventures! As blood-sucking “demons” plague medieval Europe, Eisner Award nominee Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Stranger Things, Star Wars, Faith, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) sends fans old and new on fresh adventures through time and space!

Titan May 2019 2

Robotech #20

Writer Simon Furman

Artist Hendry Prasetya

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 1, 2019

The galaxy trembles, in the last issue ahead of Event Horizon! The radical reimagining of classic sci-fi anime Robotech prepares for an event that will change everything and keep fans guessing!

Titan May 2019 3

The Secret Life of Pets #1

Writer Stephane Lapuss’

Artist Goum

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 22, 2019

Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you’re not home? Find out in this hilarious new kids comic series based on The Secret Life of Pets, the award-winning Universal Studios animated comedy!

The Secret Life of Pets 2 hits theatres on June 7, 2019!

Titan May 2019 4

Bloodborne #12

Writer Ales Kot

Artist Piotr Kowalski

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 15, 2019

A SONG OF CROWS (4 OF 4) The maddening conclusion to Eileen’s story! What awaits the Hunter of Hunters in the latest arc of the official Bloodborne comic? Acclaimed creative team Ales Kot and Piotr Kowalski explore the world of Sony Interactive Entertainment and FromSoftware’s horror-action gaming smash hit!

Titan May 2019 5

Life is Strange #5

Writer Emma Vieceli

Artists Claudia Leonardi, Andrea Izzo

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 29, 2019

Beloved by fans, critics, and newcomers alike, the official Life is Strange comic series is now ongoing! Based on the award-winning game by DONTNOD! This new story strands Max in a foreign timeline, with a Chloe not her own, and some very familiar, long-dead faces…

Titan May 2019 6

Junko Mizuno's Hell Ladies TP

Artist Junko Mizuno

SC • FC • 112pp • $29.99

On Sale August 7, 2019 ISBN 9781787730908

The distinctive, delicious, and disturbing work of superstar Japanese artist Junko Mizuno! Mixing sweetness with terror, the Hell Ladies are brightly-colored manga-inspired girls with a transgressive twist! For mature readers.

With an embossed cover of ‘puffy’ pink plastic for that sweetly sinister style!

Titan May 2019 7

Shades of Magic #6

Writer V. E. Schwab

Artists Budi Setiawan, Enrica Eren Angiolini

FC • 32pp • $3.99

On Sale May 8, 2019

THE NIGHT OF KNIVES (1 of 4)! New York Times bestseller V. E. Schwab continues the acclaimed comic exploring the world of her award-winning fantasy novel series: Shades of Magic! Prince Maxim Maresh delves deeper below the streets of Verose, to face a night of deadly trials that will test him to his limits!

Titan May 2019 8

Tank Girl Full-Color Classics #3: '90-'91

Writer Alan Martin

Artists Jamie Hewlett

FC • 68pp • $6.99

On Sale May 15, 2019

Fans can finally enjoy the first Tank Girl strips in full color, just as artist Jamie Hewlett (Gorillaz) and writer Alan Martin always intended them! A full year of seminal, punky comics colored for the first time, packed with contemporary covers and rare and unseen artwork!

Titan May 2019 9

Avengers: Endgame: The Official Movie Special

FC • 100pp • $12.99

On Sale May 1, 2019

Behind-the-scenes superhero secrets from Avengers: Endgame! This deluxe collector’s guide includes stunning images, exclusive interviews with cast and crew, and in-depth articles taking fans step-by-step on the road to the ultimate superhero event!