Comic Book Series
Nailbiter 1

Cover to Nailbiter #1

Nailbiter is published by Image Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Nailbiter Returns #9: 27 Jan 2021

Current Issue[]

Nailbiter Returns #10: 24 Feb 2021

Next Issue[]

none scheduled


A new series Nailbiter Returns started June 2020.


Main Characters[]


  • Nicholas Finch- Former Intelligence Officer
  • Shannon Crane- Town Sheriff
  • Edward "Nailbiter" Warren - Notorious serial killer.


  • ??- Unknown Serial Killer

Minor Characters[]

  • Elliot Carroll- Missing FBI friend of Finch
  • Abigail Barker- FBI agent
  • Alice- Town Girl

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

  • Buckaroo, Oregon - Town that has given birth to sixteen serial killers.

Recent Storylines[]

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Nailbiter Returns #9[]

Nailbiter Returns #8[]

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Nailbiter Returns #2[]

Nailbiter Returns #1[]

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Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Nailbiter, vol. 1: There Will Be Blood - Collects #1-5. "'Where do serial killers come from?' and why has Buckaroo, Oregon given birth to sixteen of the most vile serial killers in the world? NSA Agent Nicholas Finch needs to solve that mystery in order to save his friend, and he'll have to team up with the infamous Edward "Nailbiter" Warren to do it." - WorldCat - ISBN 163215112X
  • Nailbiter, vol. 2: Bloody Hands - Collects #6-10. "Army interrogator Nicholas Finch is hot on the trail of why sixteen of the world's worst serial killers are all from the same small town, but his path to answers is littered with deadly intentions. There are dark forces that don't want the secrets of Buckaroo and its murderous past to be revealed. And the Nailbiter himself has to deal with being thrown in the spotlight again!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1632152320
  • Nailbiter, vol. 3: Blood in the Water - Collects #11-15.
  • Nailbiter, vol. 4: Blood Lust - Collects #16-20? "Is there a new serial killer from Buckaroo?! Can they unlock the town's deep secrets? Will Finch and Crane have to sell their soul to the devil to catch them?!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781632156822
  • Nailbiter, vol. 7: Nailbiter Returns - Collects Nailbiter Returns #1-5. "Is the Nailbiter alive? Where is Sheriff Crane? Are they part of the serial killer copycats' horrific game of death?! The only person who can answer all these questions is the Nailbiter's daughter!" - AUG200095 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781534316904
  • Nailbiter, vol. 8: Nailbiter Returns - Collects Nailbiter Returns #6-10. "The Nailbiter's secrets turned a fun game from high school into a deadly war between serial killers! Sheriff Crane and Agent Finch must return to the destroyed Buckaroo to find the horrific Mastermind behind the bloodshed before it spreads!" - JAN210145 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781534318656



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Creative Team[]

Writer/Creator: Joshua Williamson. Artist/Creator/Covers: Mike Henderson.

Publishing History[]

First published in 2014.

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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