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The World’s Toughest Hobo is Back in ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN from Image Comics

Cartoonist Kyle Starks (SEXCASTLE, Rick and Morty) continues his hobo-riffic historical fiction series with ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #5, which kicks off the second, and final, story arc—and reveals the dramatic origin story of the World’s Toughest Hobo.


We travel through deals with devils, world wars, trench battles, magical artifacts, shocking turns, and tragic decisions. The world’s only kung-fu hobo epic continues in this exciting flashback adventure.

“We're heading down the last stretch of track on my hobo kung-fu epic,” said Starks, “and I assure you: every single part of this thing is amping up toward a huge climax that you won't want to miss!” 

ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN #5 (Diamond code: SEP170768) arrives in comic shops Wednesday, November 8th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, October 16th.

Select praise for ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN:

“This book is so good that even the sound effects have literary merit.” —Matt Kindt (Dept. H, MIND MGMT)

“How many of us have thought ‘Man, I wish O Brother, Where Art Thou? had more hobo death matches!’? Well, Kyle Starks didn't just think. He got off his ass and made that magic happen!  ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN, y'all. You can thank him later.” —Jason Latour (SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Spider-Gwen, LOOSE ENDS)

“Ever since I was a boy, I've dreamed of riding the rails, hobo style. But I was just too damn scared. Kyle's ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN brings me the excitement and danger of boxcar vagrancy with none of the unpleasant associated odors.” —John Allison (Giant Days, Bad Machinery)


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