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New Comic Books Releasing in January 2022

I don’t think I’ve ever been as ready for a brand new year as I am for 2022, which already looks to be off to a strong start. We have already touched on the awesome January 2022 video game releases here as well as the new content coming to Netflix in January here. Now, it is time for comic books. Starting the year off, we have much anticipated new titles like Rain, Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace and Devil’s Reign: Villains For Hire as well as countless established series like Saga, Oblivion Song and Stray Dogs being continued. Here are all the new comic books releasing in January 2022.

New Image Comics Releasing in January 2022


January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 19 January 2022
  • By: Kurt Busiek, Carlos Pacheco, Jose Rafael Fonteriz, Jose Villarrubia

In the upcoming Arrowsmith: Behind Enemy Lines, it’s World War I—but a war of wizards and dragons as much as bullets and barbed wire. Young airman Fletcher Arrowsmith plunges back into the heat of war—and finds himself behind enemy lines, facing a threat that could doom the Allied Powers. Old friends and new favourites will appear, and the world of Arrowsmith will be deepened, as previously-secret history and machinations are revealed.


January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 12 January 2022
  • By: Wyatt Kennedy, Luana Vecchio

A woman running away from a broken heart discovers a mother-key into parallel universes. The rules are: The key can work on any door. The mother will only let you visit 53 universes. Do not ask to speak to the mother. Never hop more than 53 times.

Monkey Meat

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 5 January 2022
  • By: Juni Ba

The Monkey Meat Company made its fortune selling cans of processed meat all around the world. Using that money to fuel their wacky experiments, they turned their native island into a magical hyper-capitalist hellscape where even demons have to pay rent! Follow the lives of the creatures of Monkey Meat Island in this fun, action-packed romp. Each issue is its own story!


January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 12 January 2022
  • By: Joe Hill, David M. Booher, Zoe Thorogood

On a seemingly normal August day in Boulder, Colorado, the skies are clear, and Honeysuckle Speck couldn’t be happier. She’s finally moving in with her girlfriend Yolanda. But their world is literally torn apart when dark clouds roll in and release a downpour of nails—splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely undercover.

RAIN makes vivid this escalating apocalyptic event, as the deluge of nails spreads across the country and around the world, threatening everything young lovers Honeysuckle and Yolanda hold dear.

Other Image Comics January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • A Thing Called Truth #3
  • Department of Truth #16
  • Deadly Class #51
  • Deep Beyond #12
  • Echolands #6
  • Frontiersman #5
  • Good Asian #9
  • Grrl Scouts: Stone Ghost #3
  • Gunslinger Spawn #4
  • Home Sick Pilots #11
  • Hellcop #4
  • Inkblot #15
  • King of Spies #2
  • King Spawn #6
  • Lady Mechanika: Monster of Ministry #2
  • Monstress #36
  • Magic Order 2 #4
  • Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika #7
  • Newburn #3
  • Nita Hawes’ Nightmare Blog #4
  • Nocterra #7
  • Ordinary Gods #7
  • Oblivion Song #36
  • Phenom X #3
  • Primordial #5
  • Radiant Black #12
  • Redneck #33
  • Righteous Thirst for Vengeance #4
  • Saga #55
  • Stray Dogs: Dog Days #2
  • Spawn #326
  • Spawn: scorched #2
  • Scumbag #13
  • Silver Coin #8
  • Two Moons #9
  • Time Before Time #9
  • What’s the Furthest Place From Here #3
  • Walking Dead (Deluxe) #30; #31

New Boom! Studios Comic Releasing in January 2022


January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 19 January 2022
  • By: Christopher Cantwell, Daniel Bayliss

Welcome to Detective TV, starring Angel and his co-star—Cordelia! But wait, Angel isn’t just a celebrity? Nope, he leads a double life… as a real monster hunter for Angel Investigations!

Sometimes, though, this double life can get his friends into trouble, and as Wesley recovers from a horrific curse, Angel stumbles into a series of supernatural events which lead to him getting sucked into an unexpected and mysterious world. He soon faces a terrifying enemy, who sees him as a threat . . .

Cursed Pirate Girl: Devil’s Cave

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 12 January 2022
  • By: Jeremy Bastian

In the long-awaited continuation of Cursed Pirate Girl, her loyal companion Pepper Dice reveals that there’s still time to bring back her father, the Dread Pirate Captain Douglas! If she can escape the Sea King’s Palace with The Bright Star, will she be bold enough to enter The Devil’s Cave in the hope of bringing her father back? Or will the Devil Jonah and his minions stop her?

Other Boom! Studios January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Buckhead #2-
  • Basilisk #6
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer #33
  • Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer #2
  • Firefly #36
  • Getting Dizzy #3
  • House of Slaughter #4
  • Maw #5
  • Mighty Morphin #15
  • Magic the Gathering #10
  • Once and Future #24
  • Power Rangers #15
  • Power Rangers Universe #2
  • Regarding the Matter of Oswald’s Body #3
  • Seven Secrets #13

New DC Comics releasing in January 2022

Justice League Vs The Legion of Super-Heroes

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 11 January 2022
  • By: Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Godlewski

One thousand years in the future, a Legion of Super-Heroes comes together to dedicate their lives to recapturing the great age of heroes of the 21st century. When the heroes discover that reality is falling to a great darkness in both times simultaneously, the Justice League and the Legion of Super-Heroes must team up to stop it all. But what is the connection between the secrets of the new Gold Lanterns and the coming of the Great Darkness?

Batman / Catwoman Special

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 25 January 2022
  • By: John Paul Leon

Some great romances are destined to be. The Batman/Catwoman series shows readers the romance between Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle as it changed over their lives, but what about their connections from before they became costumed adventurers?

This special one-off issue, meticulously illustrated by John Paul Leon (Batman: Creature of the Night), traces the life of Selina Kyle from her earliest days to her entry into the criminal underworld and reveals that Bruce was actually a presence in her life all along. Whether it was fate or coincidence, this story gives even more reasons why Selina and Bruce’s connection is one of the most enduring love affairs in comics.

Batman: The Knight

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 18 January 2022
  • By: Chip Zdarsky, Carmine Di Giandomenico

The origin of Batman and his never-ending fight against crime in Gotham City is modern mythology, but what about the story in between? How did an angry, damaged young man grow into the most accomplished detective and crime-fighter the world has ever known? How did the Dark Knight…begin?

Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 25 January 2022
  • By: Garth Ennis, Garry Brown

The breakout character from The Suicide Squad gets his own tale of peace ahead of the upcoming HBO Max TV show! Long before joining the Suicide Squad, Christopher Smith, code name Peacemaker, meets with a psychiatrist-a woman dangerously obsessed with his bizarre and violent past.

From his tragic childhood to his military service overseas to his multiple missions with Special Forces, Smith has more than his share of skeletons in the closet. But who’s actually analyzing whom? And will this trip down memory lane result in yet more fatalities? Garth Ennis and Garry Brown delve deep into Christopher Smith’s history of violence and reveal what might bring peace, or not to the Peacemaker.

Superman and Robin Special

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 25 January 2022
  • By: Peter J. Tomasi, Viktor Bogdanovic

As the Super Sons, Jon Kent and Damian Wayne put evil to bed…past its bedtime. But a new day has dawned, and Jon Kent is now the Superman of Metropolis-all grown up and fighting for truth, justice, and the kinds of grown-up things that Superboy was only beginning to understand as a child.

Now a ghost from Jon’s past has reared its head, and to battle this evil, he’ll need to reunite with Robin for one last mission into the heart of darkness. This time they’ll be battling not as Super Sons, but as Superman and Robin!

Other DC Comics January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Aquaman / Green Arrow: Deep Target #4
  • Aquaman: The Becoming #5
  • Action Comics #1039
  • Blue and Gold #6
  • Batman Vs Bigby: A Wolf in Gotham #5
  • Batman: One Dark Knight #2
  • Catwoman #39
  • Deathstroke Inc #5
  • DC Vs Vampires #4
  • Detective Comics #1049; #1050
  • Green Lantern #10
  • Human Target #4
  • Harley Quinn #11
  • Hardware: Season One #6
  • Justice League #72
  • Justice League: Incarnate #3
  • Looney Runes #264
  • Mad Magazine #24
  • Nubia and the Amazons #4
  • Nightwing #88
  • One-Star Squadron #2
  • Robin #10
  • Robins #3
  • Superman ’78 #6
  • Suicide Squad #11
  • Suicide Squad: King Shark #5
  • Task Force Z #4
  • Teen Titans Academy #11
  • The Flash #778
  • Wonder Girl #8
  • Wonder Woman #783
  • Wonder Woman: Evolution #3
  • World of Krypton #2

New Marvel Comics Releasing in January 2022

Daredevil: Woman Without Fear #1

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 12 January 2022
  • By: Chip Zdarsky, Rafael De Latorre

The next pulse-pounding chapter in the saga of New York City’s Guardian Devil, this time starring ELEKTRA as Daredevil! Joined by Rafael De Latorre, Chip Zdarsky continues his landmark run and the DAREDEVIL story that spins directly out of the shocking revelations in the pages of DEVIL’S REIGN!

Elektra is the world’s deadliest assassin – and she’s taken a vow not to kill. Someone puts themselves directly in her path with deadly consequences. What else would you expect from the MARVEL UNIVERSE’S GREATEST HUNTER?!


January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 12 January 2022
  • By: Rainbow Rowell, Roge Antonia

The best character ever is back in her own series and about to glam up the whole Marvel Universe! Jennifer Walters, A.K.A. the Sensational She-Hulk, is no longer savage and needs to put her life back together. She’s got a career to rebuild, friends to reconnect with (and maybe represent in a court of law) and enemies to…well, she may not want to connect with them, but they are DEFINITELY going to connect with her.

And t.he last page of this first issue is going to send Jen down a road she’s never travelled and that will shake up her life and possibly the whole Marvel Universe.

Mary Jane / Black Cat: Beyond

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 19 January 2022
  • By: Saladin Ahmed, C.F. Villa

Black Cat has been kidnapped, and the only person who can save her is…MARY JANE WATSON?! Mary Jane has never liked Felicia Hardy, and now she has to save her life?! But remember, this is the Black Cat we’re talking about. Things are never quite what they seem.

Marauders Annual

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date: 26 January 2022
  • By: Steve Orlando, Creees Lee

A NEW CREW SETS SAIL! With Kate Pryde at the helm, the Marauders are ready to renew their mission of mutant rescue! She’s got the mission – all she needs now is a new boat and a fresh crew to match. Pryde and Bishop must unite a crew of mutants, new and old, to spring Daken from imprisonment at the hands of a leader who’s as cruel as he is charismatic: the primal provocateur known as Brimstone Love!

It’s the Marauders versus the Theater of Pain, a torture troupe that’s set up shop in Xavier’s School’s old backyard! Come aboard for the first adventure as Steve Orlando takes the helm with our sea-faring mutants.

Devil’s Reign: Villains For Hire

January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Release Date:  5 January 2022
  • By: Clay McLeod Chapman, Manuel Garcia

Meet Kingpin’s terrifying new team of villains in writer Clay McLeod Chapman and artist Manuel Garcia’s Devil’s Reign: Villains For Hire. New York City is on a razor’s edge, and there’s only one force fighting for the rule of law in the chaos: Wilson Fisk’s Thunderbolts.

Other Marvel Comics January 2022 Comic Book Releases

  • Avengers #52
  • Avengers Forever #2
  • Alien #9
  • Amazing Spider-Man #85; 86
  • Black Panther #3
  • Black Widow #14
  • Ben Reilly: Spider-Man #1
  • Captain Marvel #36
  • Captain America / Iron Man #3
  • Dark Ages #4
  • Devil’s Reign #3
  • Devil’s Reign: Superior Four #1
  • Devil’s Reign: Winter Soldier #1
  • Devil’s Reign: X-Men #1
  • Death of Doctor Strange #5
  • Death of Doctor Strange: Bloodstone #1
  • Eternals #9
  • Elektra: Black, White and Blood #2
  • Fantastic Four #40
  • Fantastic Four: Life Story #6
  • Hulk #3
  • Hawkeye: Kate Bishop #3
  • Iron Man #16
  • King Conan #2
  • Luke Cage: City on Fire #2
  • Moon Knight #7
  • New Mutants #25
  • Maestro: World War M #1
  • Phoenix Song: Echo #4
  • Silk #1
  • Silver Surfer: Rebirth #1
  • Shang-chi #8
  • Savage Avengers #28
  • Spider-Woman #19
  • Star Wars: Halycon Legacy #1
  • Star Wars: High Republic – Eye of the Storm #1
  • Star Wars: High Republic #13
  • Star Wars: Crimson Reign #2
  • Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #20
  • Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #18
  • Star Wars #21
  • Thor #21
  • The Marvels #8
  • The Thing #3
  • X-Men #7
  • X-Men: Legends #11
  • X Deaths of Wolverine #1; #2
  • X Lives o Wolverine #2

What comics are you planning on reading this January? Let us know down below and remember to head over to Critters and Comics for all your comic needs

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