[SDCC 2023] Mad Cave Studios Announces Exclusives & Programming for Comic-Con

Mad Cave Studios at
Comic-Con International: San Diego 2023

The height of the summer is officially here, and Mad Cave Studios is packing their bags to head to sunny California for our favorite summer tradition: Comic Con International: San Diego 2023 (SDCC) at the San Diego Convention Center, Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23!

The Mad Cave crew are looking forward to their biggest year yet at Booth #2806, with a week filled with signings by favorite indie comic creators, brand new convention exclusive variants, meet and greets, partnership announcements, giveaways, and so much more!

For a full preview of the action, check out the lineup below:

This year, Mad Cave Studios is pleased to announce a limited print run of six very special 1/50 convention exclusive variant covers including: Exorcists Never Die #1You’ve Been Cancelled #1, Under The Influence #1Monomyth #1, Hunt. Kill. Repeat. #1, and Don’t Spit In The Wind #1!  

EXORCISTS NEVER DIE #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
EXORCISTS NEVER DIE #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


 Written by Steve Orlando
 Art by Sebastián Píriz
 Letters by Carlos M. Mangual

SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by W. Scott Forbes

 Syd Miller and Ellen Blair are the world’s two premier combat exorcists. The only problem? After a nuclear breakup years ago, they can’t stand each other. But when the biggest soul auction in history kicks off beneath Los Angeles, Syd and Ellen have no choice but to come together to raid the HELLSCRAPER, an infernal tower going straight down into the Earth. With thousands of souls on the line, Syd and Ellen must fight their way to the bottom or die trying.

YOU'VE BEEN CANCELLED #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
YOU’VE BEEN CANCELLED #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


Written by Curt Pires 
Art by Kevin Castaniero 
Colors by Jason Wordie 
Letters by Micah Myers 

SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by Dani Strips 

In the near future, cancel culture means more than just losing your job…it could mean your life. The world’s premier entertainment event is CANCELLED – a live-streamed program where elite bounty hunters called cancellers kill individuals who society has voted to “cancel” following heinous actions or offenses. Our story follows Roland Endo, the world’s #1 ranked Canceller. Because of this status, Roland lives in a constant state of paranoia with a target on his back..

UNDER THE INFLUENCE #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
UNDER THE INFLUENCE #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


 Written by Eliot Rahal
 Art by Stefano Simeone
 Letters by Frank Cvetkovic

SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by Werther Dell’Edera

 A teenage sociopath, Paul Kozac, has accidentally created an internet cult called The Hot Dog Party. When a prank turns deadly, the F.B.I. sends in an undercover agent, Cara Cole, to investigate and infiltrate their ranks. Now Cara battles against real stakes, fake news, and memes in a character-driven story about power structures and the communities you build. This is a story about “Click to follow” cultism during the age of social media.

MONOMYTH #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
MONOMYTH #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


Written by David Hazan 
Art by Cecilia Lo Valvo 
Colors by Marissa Louise 
Letters by Lucas Gattoni 

SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by Phil Hester 

Magic is all but extinct. When the last ailing wizard casts a final desperate spell to summon the descendants of ancient bloodlines to a school for magic now in disrepair…those chosen ones find a horror of the likes they’ve never experienced. They will have to confront the deepest parts of themselves, their tragic pasts, and defeat each other to survive the ordeal. Monomyth is an all-new mini-series from the mind of David Hazan (Nottingham).

HUNT. KILL. REPEAT. #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
HUNT. KILL. REPEAT. #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


 Written by Mark London
 Art by Francesco Archidiacono
 Inks by Marc Deering
 Colors by Lee Loughridge
 Letters by Rus Wooton

 SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by Dani Strips

 The former goddess, Artemis, daughter of Zeus, is caught in a war between gods and mortals. With nothing left to lose, and with help from some old friends, Artemis sets off on a dangerous journey of revenge to kill the gods that wronged her years ago. It’s Kill Bill meets Clash of the titans in this all-new, on-going series from Mark London (Battlecats, Wolvenheart), your new favorite artist, Francesco Archidiacono, and esteemed colorist, Lee Loughridge (Deadly Class, The Good Asian).

DON'T SPIT IN THE WIND #1 - SDCC Exclusive Variant
DON’T SPIT IN THE WIND #1 – SDCC Exclusive Variant


Written by Stefano Cardoselli 
Art by Stefano Cardoselli 
Colors by Dan Lee 
Letters by Dan Lee 

SDCC 1:50 Exclusive Variant Cover by Evan Cagle 

Since the earth became inhospitable, a crew of garbage men have been tasked with cleaning up mountains of toxic waste. After descending deep inside a nuclear facility to search for a missing crew member, Rodriguez and Boy find evidence that the crew has been killed by an unknown predator. Meanwhile, Travis is trying to survive his own encounter with a swarm of locusts!

San Diego Comic-Con Schedule

From daily giveaways to creator meet and greets, Mad Cave Studios’ got a weekend full of action planned for San Diego Comic-Con 2023! Grab your calendar and check out our full schedule of events below!

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Joining in on the action from home? Don’t forget to stay tuned to the Mad Cave Studios official social media accounts here for live updates on the action!

Don’t miss Mad Cave Studios hosting a very special edition Whatnot streamSunday, July 23rd, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. EST/3:00 p.m. PST! Be sure to join for your chance at some super-limited edition goodness!

Publisher – Mad Cave Studios


Driven by madness and committed to quality. Mad Cave Studios provides quality entertainment with a fresh take on an array of genres. From fantasy and action to sci-fi and horror, Mad Cave publishes stories that resonate with unapologetic and authentic audiences.


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