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Spencer, Nick:

Morning Glories (2010-Present)

Created by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma, Morning Glories is a comic book about six students at Morning Glories Academy, which holds a secret as old as history. Published by Image Comics, the proposed 100-issue series began in mid-2010.

The story is a complex mix of adolescence, time travel, history, and mystery.

Season 1

Morning Glories #1

“For a Better Future, Part 1″ -- 44 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • six students attend Morning Glories academy

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.99; cover-dated Aug 2010
Morning Glories #2

“For a Better Future, Part 2″ -- 26 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • it’s the first day and the gang already gets detention but something far more deadly is going on

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Sept 2010
Morning Glories #3

“For a Better Future, Part 3″ -- 26 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Jade is trapped in Nurse 9′s office

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Oct 2010
Morning Glories #4

“For a Better Future, Part 4″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • The new students come together to rescue Jade

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Nov 2010
Morning Glories #5

“For a Better Future, Part 5″ -- 32 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • the new team quickly falls apart as the rescue attempt continues

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Dec 2010
Morning Glories #6

“For a Better Future, Part 6″ -- 24 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • the mysteries around Morning Glories Academy start to unravel, including the weird machine in the basement

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Jan 2011
Morning Glories: For a Better Future

collects Morning Glories #1-6; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 192 pages; $9.99; cover-dated Feb 2011

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Morning Glories #7

“All Will Be Free, Part 1″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Zoe’s history comes to light

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Feb 2011
Morning Glories #8

“All Will Be Free, Part 2″ -- 30 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Hunter has an issue with time

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Mar 2011
Morning Glories #9

“All Will Be Free, Part 3″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • reveals where Jun went the night of the rescue
  • Jun’s past with his twin is divulged

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Apr 2011
Morning Glories #10

“All Will Be Free, Part 4″ -- 31 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Jade’s story is told

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated June 2011
Morning Glories #11

“All Will Be Free, Part 5″ -- 31 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Ike’s past is revealed

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Aug 2011
Morning Glories #12

“All Will Be Free, Part 6″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • the faculty seem on edge as a killer is on the loose, and it seems one of the new students is the killer

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Sept 2011
Morning Glories: All Will Be Free

collects Morning Glories #7-12; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 168 pages; $12.99; cover-dated Sept 2011

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Morning Glories Hardcover, Vol. 1

collects Morning Glories #1-12; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 336 pages; hardcover; $39.99; cover-dated Dec 2011

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Morning Glories #13

“P.E., Part 1″ -- 36 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Woodrun begins and everything changes

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Oct 2011
Morning Glories #14

“P.E., Part 2″ -- 33 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • the Glories are paired off into teams for the start of Woodrun

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Nov 2011
Morning Glories #15

“P.E., Part 3″ -- 29 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Zoe’s backstory and true character comes out

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Jan 2012
Morning Glories #16

“P.E., Part 4″ -- 33 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Casey begins her journey through time

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Feb 2012
Morning Glories #17

“P.E., Part 5″ -- 33 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Jade’s backstory is told as her and Ike wait
  • Abraham meets one of his children

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Mar 2012
Morning Glories #18

“P.E., Part 6″ -- 28 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Hisao’s backstory is revealed during his time training with Abraham and his truants

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Apr 2012
Morning Glories #19

“P.E., Part 7″ -- 29 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • after murdering Maggie, Zoe chases after Hunter
  • Hunter’s reasons for joining the academy are revealed

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated May 2012
Morning Glories: P.E.

collects Morning Glories #13-19; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 240 pages; $19.99; cover-dated June 2012

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Morning Glories #20

“Truants, Part 1″ -- 34 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • reveals the long, twisted history of Lara and Georgina Hodge
  • Vanessa shows a young Lara the cave

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated July 2012
Morning Glories #21

“Truants, Part 2″ -- 36 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • the truant infiltration teams story is revealed
  • the story of the truants original infiltration / orientation into Morning Glories academy

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Aug 2012
Morning Glories #22

“Truants, Part 3″ -- 29 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Hunter and the Truants head into the Tower

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Oct 2012
Morning Glories #23

“Truants, Part 4″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Vanessa gets to the headmaster
  • Fortunato rescues Akiko
  • Jun is sacrificed to David

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $2.99; cover-dated Nov 2012
Morning Glories #24

“Truants, Part 5″ -- 45 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • reveals the back story of father and son Ike and Abraham

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.99; cover-dated Feb 2013
Morning Glories #25

“Truants, Part 6″ -- 48 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; story by Ike faces his father; art by Joe Eisma
  • Abraham’s capture by the heads of Morning Glories revealed
  • the truants prepare for the escape attempt during the first issue

end of Season 1; cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.99; cover-dated Mar 2013
Morning Glories: Truants

collects Morning Glories #20-25; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 240 pages; $16.99; cover-dated Apr 2013

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Morning Glories Hardcover, Vol. 2

collects Morning Glories #13-25; art by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; 480 pages; hardcover; $39.99; cover-dated Sept 2013

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Season 2

Morning Glories #26

“Issue 26″ -- 24 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Season 2 begins as the heads of Morning Glory academy try to re-assemble the kids after the tragedy of Woodrun

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $1.00; cover-dated Apr 2013
Morning Glories #27

“Issue 27″ -- 40 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Casey’s travels through time becoming complicates as the kids return from Woodrun
  • Hunter and a future Jade travel to a possible future of the academy

cover by Joe Eisma; published by Image Comics; $3.99; cover-dated May 2013
Morning Glories #28

“Issue 28″ -- 37 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Lara finally retrieves Casey from her time travels
  • the truants are captured
  • Hunter is shown the answers

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.99; cover-dated June 2013
Morning Glories #29

“Issue 29″ -- 23 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Irina must face the consequences of her actions
  • David’s mother is revealed

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated July 2013
Morning Glories #30

“Issue 30″ -- 27 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Irina’s bloody history is told as her rehabilitation begins

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Aug 2013
Morning Glories #31

“Issue 31″ -- 22 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Hunter meets a new friend as he joins the mysterious Morning Glories AV club

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Sept 2013
Morning Glories #32

“Issue 32″ -- 23 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Lara gives Vanessa a gift

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Oct 2013
Morning Glories #33

“Issue 33″ -- 25 pages

  • written by Nick Spencer; art by Joe Eisma
  • Guillaume and Hisao have a complicated romantic past which is about to grow in complexity

cover by Rodin Esquejo; published by Image Comics; $3.50; cover-dated Oct 2013

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