February is the month of love! Comic book fans will love these great titles and storylines! Let's start with:
KICK-ASS #12 IMAGE COMICS (W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Marcelo Frusin END OF STORY ARC! It's time. This arc's bloody climax sees Kick-Ass face off against Violencia-the monster who's trained for months to destroy her. Patience takes a ferocious last stand against Santos and his gangs
SPAWN #294 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Jason Shawn Alexander (CA) Francesco Mattina THE CLOWN TRANSFORMS... into the all-new Clown/Violator!
SPAWN KILLS EVERYONE TOO #3 (OF 4) IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Will Robson (CA) Todd McFarlane IF YOU THOUGHT ISSUES ONE AND TWO HAD A LOT OF BLOOD AND GUTS... WAIT 'TIL YOU SEE ISSUE THREE! MORE CUTENESS AND MORE KILLINGS... WHAT COULD BE BETTER?!?
UMBRELLA ACADEMY HOTEL OBLIVION #5 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Gerard Way (A) Gabriel Ba, Nick Filardi (CA) Gabriel Ba At the height of their popularity and adventuring, the Umbrella Academy had no idea their leader, Reginald Hargreeves, had created an off-world prison to house their worst opponents. Now, a few years after his death, Hargreeves's inhuman plan has gone terribly wrong, and the Umbrella Academy are not ready for Earth's nastiest villains . . .
WILLIAM GIBSON ALIEN 3 #4 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Johnnie Christmas, William Gibson (A) Johnnie Christmas, Tamra Bonvillain (CA) Johnnie Christmas This is the official adaptation of the original screenplay for Alien 3, written by William Gibson, the award-winning science fiction author of the cyberpunk cult classic Neuromancer. You'll see familiar characters and places-but not all is the same in this horrifying Cold War thriller! Suddenly, both the Rodina and Sulaco find themselves in a state of complete chaos, as the controlled environments go completely awry. When Hicks, Spence, and crew attempt to take matters into their own hands by expelling the Xenomorph embryos, they find that they may be too late.
HALO LONE WOLF #2 (OF 4) DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Anne Toole (A) Kieran McKeown & Various (CA) Christian Ward With Dr. Chen, a dangerous ex-ONI scientist, in her sights, Spartan Linda-058 and her AI companion must find a way to end the threat posed by Chen and evacuate the endangered humans in the settlement. But as the Covenant prepare to stage an assault, Linda discovers that Chen holds the key to a secret that could endanger all of humanity if it fell into the wrong hands .
ALIENS RESISTANCE #2 DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Brian Wood (A) Robert Carey (CA) Roberto de la Torre Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks make their way to the Weyland-Yutani black site, with the intent to disrupt a xenomorph-based weapons test. Only once they've arrived do they realize what is truly at stake, and that they must do whatever it takes to ensure this new technology is never deployed.
BATMAN #64 LAST COLD CASE DC COMICS (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Guillem March (CA) Chris Burnham "THE LAST COLD CASE" part one! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart! As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash! A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, and Batman and the Flash-the only two heroes who stand a chance of cracking the case-are at each other's throats! Our heroes must combat a demon from the past while burying their own inner demons in the process...and neither the World's Greatest Detective nor the Fastest Man Alive will ever be the same again! But who is really pulling the strings here? And how does Gotham Girl fit into all this? Friendships will be tested and blood will be spilled in this titanic crossover event... RATED T+
FLASH #64 LAST COLD CASE DC COMICS (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona (CA) Chris Burnham "THE LAST COLD CASE" part two! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart! As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash! A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, and Batman and the Flash-the only two heroes who stand a chance of cracking the case-are at each other's throats! Our heroes must combat a demon from the past while burying their own inner demons in the process...and neither the World's Greatest Detective nor the Fastest Man Alive will ever be the same again! But who is really pulling the strings here? And how does Gotham Girl fit into all this? Friendships will be tested and blood will be spilled in this titanic crossover event... RATED T+
BATMAN #65 LAST COLD CASE DC COMICS (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Guillem March (CA) Chris Burnham "THE LAST COLD CASE" part three! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart! As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash! A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, and Batman and the Flash-the only two heroes who stand a chance of cracking the case-are at each other's throats! Our heroes must combat a demon from the past while burying their own inner demons in the process...and neither the World's Greatest Detective nor the Fastest Man Alive will ever be the same again! But who is really pulling the strings here? And how does Gotham Girl fit into all this? Friendships will be tested and blood will be spilled in this titanic crossover event... RATED T+
HEROES IN CRISIS #6 (OF 9) DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) Trevor Hairsine Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out what pushed one of the superheroes over the edge and how it broke the machine. This special issue reunites the Eisner Award-winning MISTER MIRACLE team of writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads! RATED T+
ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #7 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Carlo Barberi, Matt Santorelli (CA) Dan Mora Locked in an intergalactic juvenile detention facility, Superboy and Robin meet the youngest...and meanest...Green Lantern ever! Well, sort of a GL. Mostly a GL. Really more of a trainee, but don't tell the bad guys, okay? Plus, Joker Jr. returns...the clown who may be the boys' last, best hope to stop the Gang! RATED T
BATMAN BEYOND #29 DC COMICS (W) Dan Jurgens (A) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund (CA) Pasqual Ferry The Joker is prepared to deliver his fatal punchline as everything-and the kitchen sink, too-hits the fan for Batman and Robin. Even with Dick Grayson's help, the Dynamic Duo of tomorrow and Bruce Wayne may not stand a chance. Will The Joker turn Terry's brother into the new Jason Todd? Is now a good time for Terry and Bruce to clash? And why are Neo-Gothamites cheering on the Clown Prince? Will anyone survive "The Final Joke"? RATED T
BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #3 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jock All the pieces are starting to fit together as the Batman Who Laughs acquires another key element in his plan-one that is linked to the founding fathers of Gotham City and to a legacy started by the Wayne family and protected by none other than Oswald Cobblepot. While the Penguin goes head-to-head with the darkest version of his mortal enemy, Batman is forced to compromise his principles and purge the serum that protects his heart from the deadly Joker Toxin! It's a no-win situation as writer Scott Snyder and artist Jock return to the sociopath they created in "Black Mirror": James Gordon Jr. RATED T+
DETECTIVE COMICS #998 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza Batman's tried everything on Earth to stop the menace hunting his friends and family...now it's time to turn to things not of this Earth! In the past, whenever Batman's encountered the supernatural, he's turned to Jason Blood for guidance-and to Etrigan, the demonic entity living inside him! But securing their help is never simple, and what Blood has to show him will shake Batman to his core! RATED T
DETECTIVE COMICS #999 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza The truth behind the gauntlet Batman has been forced to run-a violent odyssey that endangered the lives of everyone who made him who he is-is revealed at last...and the mastermind working to unmake the Batman must be seen to be believed! Is there a goal here beyond destruction? Will Batman emerge stronger...or with a mortal wound at the exact moment that his most dangerous challenge yet is on the horizon in next month's DETECTIVE COMICS #1000? RATED T
GREEN LANTERN #4 DC COMICS (W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Liam Sharp In a bar on Rann, two shrouded strangers recount two blood-chilling narratives-one in which a Blackstar heavyweight demands access to a secret vault on planet Weirwimm, threatening its gruesome annihilation with Sun-Eaters; and the other about maverick Hal Jordan and his small cadre of GLs struggling to destroy those same Sun-Eaters. And the cliffhanger-as any TGL fan will tell you about this book-may stun you enough to buy two copies! RATED T+
JUSTICE LEAGUE #17 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A) Jim Cheung, Mark Morales (CA) Jim Cheung After the disastrous events of the Justice League Annual, Martian Manhunter decides to take matters into his own hands and negotiate a peace with Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor. Traveling to a distant moon, the two enemies face their intertwined pasts in a showdown for the fate of the Multiverse. However, before either of them can lay claim to the power of the Source Wall once and for all, an unexpected threat forces them to unite...or risk death at the ends of the cosmos. RATED T+
JUSTICE LEAGUE #18 DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Pasqual Ferry The Legion of Doom returns as the history of the Legionnaires Club is revealed! Lex Luthor's mysterious connection to this ancient secret society runs deeper than even his Legion of Doom comrades ever suspected, and his secrets threaten to destroy everything. A blood connection to the dark underbelly of the DCU's history bubbles to the surface in this epic, villainous tale. RATED T+
JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #6 DC COMICS (W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico The Codex reveals a dangerous secret to the Odyssey team about the fate of the Ghost Sector that makes their mission clear: they have to escape! However, with Green Lantern out of action and Darkseid hot on their trail, Cyborg, Azrael and Starfire might have to rely on the very dark powers that they are trying to outrun in order to save the Multiverse! RATED T+
SUPERMAN #8 DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Joe Prado & Various (CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis The epic secrets of Superman continue to unfold! A few months in space with his paternal grandfather Jor-El changed Jon Kent forever. With Jon now seeking help from his father, the Man of Steel must learn about the war his son and father fought together and set right the wrongs his father may have unleashed on other worlds. See what changed Superboy in such radical ways as the Unity Saga continues. RATED T
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #19 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Cavan Scott, Nick Brokenshire (A) Mauricet, Nick Brokenshire (CA) Mauricet Legendary General Obi-Wan Kenobi undertakes a daring mission for the Republic Army during the Clone Wars! Guest-starring Captain Rex! The second of three issues set during the prequel films!
TMNT ONGOING #91 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A/CA) Michael Dialynas Karai returns to New York City and means business! Will she come to Splinter and the TMNT seeking peace... or war? A pivotal turning point!
TMNT SHREDDER IN HELL #2 IDW PUBLISHING (W/A/CA) Mateus Santolouco Oroku Saki's hellish journey continues. As his twisted path leads him deeper through the underworld, will he be able to survive an onslaught of demonic forces? Or, more importantly-the truth revealed about his own soul?! Fan-favorite artist Mateus Santolouco returns to the world of TMNT! The most infamous villain in the TMNT universe gets his own mini-series!
TMNT URBAN LEGENDS #10 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco Welcome to Chicago! Hot on the trail of bat-Splinter, the Turtles find themselves embroiled in a new mystery when a string of killings points to a mythic villain... a vampire! But just like the Turtles themselves, things aren't always what they seem... The entire TMNT Volume 3 run-all 23 issues-reprinted in full color for the first time!
STAR TREK Q CONFLICT #2 (OF 6) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Scott Tipton, David Tipton (A/CA) David Messina It's Captain vs. Captain vs. Captain vs. Captain in the most high-stakes scavenger hunt the galaxy has ever seen as Picard, Kirk, Janeway, Sisko and their teams compete for the amusement of their godlike tormentors. The biggest Star Trek crossover event ever continues here! The crew of The Original Series, The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine meet for the first time! Written by fan-favorite Star Trek scribes Scott & David Tipton! Each issue has two interconnected covers by David Messina in his return to Star Trek!
STAR TREK DISCOVERY CAPTAIN SARU IDW PUBLISHING (W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A) Angel Hernandez (CA) Paul Shipper An all-new Discovery adventure that ties directly into season 1 of the hit CBS All Access show! Soon after the events on Q'onoS, the Discovery receives a distress call from someone from Tilly's past. It's up to Commander Saru to lead the crew against this sinister alien threat in his first mission as acting captain!
GI JOE SIERRA MUERTE #1 IDW PUBLISHING (W/A/CA) Michel Fiffe From the mind of comic book auteur Michel Fiffe comes a brilliant, contemporary and loving homage to all things G.I. Joe! Eccentric soldiers dominating bizarre terrorists are showcased in this bombastic account of G.I. Joe's quintessential mission against Cobra! Through a beachside ambush, a compromised manhunt, and a revenge plan that backfires, America's fighting elite risk life, love, and honor in this brutal globe-spanning adventure. From the creative mind that brought you COPRA! Visionary creator Michel Fiffe unleashes his imagination on the thrilling, amazing, and wonderful world of G.I. Joe! Each extra-length issue features an in-depth exploration of Larry Hama's G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series, including an interview with Larry Hama himself! All conducted by former Youngblood and current Sleepwalker scribe, Chad Bowers!
GO-BOTS #4 IDW PUBLISHING (W/A/CA) Tom Scioli What dark secret lies at the center of Gobotron? You won't believe the answer! From the creative mind that brought you IDW's Transformers vs. G.I. Joe! Visionary creator Tom Scioli unleashes his imagination on the bizarre, absurd, and wonderful world of Go-Bots!
BATMAN THE MAXX ARKHAM DREAMS #5 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Sam Keith (A/CA) Sam Kieth The secret of Dr. Disparu is revealed and all Hell breaks loose as The Joker, Harley, Penguin, and more run amok in Arkham in the dead of night. Meanwhile, Julie (as the Jungle Queen), Maxx and Batman return to the Outback to confront a surrealistic hurricane of Gotham's-and Batman's-deadliest villains!
MARVELS ANNOTATED #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Alex Ross, Kurt Busiek (A/CA) Alex Ross Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series that changed the way we look at super heroes, the landmark MARVELS is back! In the year 1939, young photojournalist Phil Sheldon attends the sensational unveiling of the fiery android Human Torch - little knowing he is witnessing the dawn of the Age of Marvels! Prepare to relive Marvel's Golden Age from a whole new point of view as Phil covers the superhuman sightings of the 1930s and 1940s - from the terror caused by the Human Torch's epic clash with the Sub-Mariner to the patriotism stirred by the debut of Captain America and more! Packed with extras and completely remastered, you don't want to miss this unique look back at the MARVELS phenomenon! Collecting MARVELS #0-1. RATED T
SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Ron Garney (CA) Alex Ross THE ANCIENT CULT OF KOGA THUN. A MYSTICAL TREASURE. AND THE ONLY MAN WHO CAN SAVE THE HYBORIAN AGE! Adrift at sea. No food. No weapons. Death surely awaits him. But the lionhearted CONAN is not so easily subdued, by Crom! When Conan finds himself captured, he unleashes his might on an unsuspecting pirate crew...one whose dark secrets will plunge Conan on the trail of an ancient treasure that may prove to be his undoing! An all-new age of SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN begins with a five-part tale of swords and sorcery by Gerry Duggan (DEADPOOL, INFINITY WARS) and illustrated by legendary artist Ron Garney (DAREDEVIL, THOR: GOD OF THUNDER) with covers by the incomparable Alex Ross, and breathtaking variant covers by Garney, Rahzzah, comics legend George Perez, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman! Welcome to the deadly Hyborian Age-hope you survive the experience! Parental Advisory
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A) Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Esad Ribic THE CRIMSON WITCH GETS CLOSER TO HER GOAL AS "THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CONAN" CONTINUES! • Hungry and desperate, CONAN's experience in "civilization" takes a dark turn... • When Conan is caught thieving, he'll discover the penalty is DEATH! • But how does this figure in to the CRIMSON WITCH's plan? Parental Advisory
AVENGERS NO ROAD HOME #1 (OF 10) MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri The team that brought you AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER REUNITES for an all-new weekly AVENGERS adventure! Night has fallen across the universe. Now seven Avengers - and one new addition - journey forth to bring back the light. But when the threat they face has destroyed even the gods...will anyone make it home? LEGACY #708 Rated T+
AVENGERS NO ROAD HOME #2 (OF 10) MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri Nyx, the Queen of Night, battles the Avengers over the bodies of her victims - and Hawkeye pays the price of defiance! LEGACY #709 Rated T+
AVENGERS NO ROAD HOME #3 (OF 10) MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri Rocket Raccoon comes face-to-face with his past - and it isn't pretty! Meanwhile, the Avengers search the universe for the Shards of Night - and find trouble in the shape of the Children of Nyx! LEGACY #710 Rated T+
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw (CA) David Marquez • Thanos is dead... Long live the NEW Thanos! • But who will it be?! • Will the new Guardians of the Galaxy find that person in time before the universe comes crashing down? Rated T+
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule & Various (A) Paulo Siqueira & Various (CA) Arthur Adams Three fantastic fables in one mighty magazine! First, a tale of Logan in the fabulous fifties! Then, a new swinging story of the jungle's cursed crusader, Gorilla-Man! Finally, Reed Richards and Victor Von Doom enter the space race as Sputnik takes orbit! Rated T+
WOLVERINE INFINITY WATCH #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Andy MacDonald (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli Wolverine has finally returned, disentwined from the evil clutches of Soteira...but hang on, didn't he have an Infinity Stone? How did THAT happen?! And wasn't he popping up all over the place for a little while? The answers you seek are finally revealed as Logan goes cosmic alongside everyone's favorite god of lies and stories, Loki Laufeyson! Parental Advisory
OLD MAN QUILL #1 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Robert Gill (CA) John Tyler Christopher THE FAR-FLUNG SAGA OF THE ONCE AND FUTURE STAR-LORD BEGINS! Meet Peter Quill. He used to be Star-Lord - you know, the legendary outlaw - but it's been quite some time since he's gone by that name. Taking over for his father as the Emperor of Spartax, Quill put the life of spacefaring adventure behind him for one of leadership and responsibility. Quill grew up. But things didn't go as planned. Decades have passed, and Peter is haunted by tragedy. Down and out, Quill's existence means nothing...until the former GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY drag Peter out of his funk for one last mission! The heist of a lifetime - and Quill's harrowing quest for redemption - begins here! Parental Advisory
OLD MAN QUILL #2 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Robert Gill (CA) John Tyler Christopher IN THE COURT OF THE CRIMSON KING! • PETER QUILL returns to Earth...but a lot has changed since he was last there. • As Peter reacquaints himself with the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, he'll find it's difficult to pick up where he left off. • But they'll have to figure it out quick, as A DEADLY ENEMY is closing in... • And: What happened to the AVENGERS? Parental Advisory
AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson (A) Marco Failla (CA) Phil Noto ENTER THE AGE OF X-MAN! The perfect heroes for a perfect world! The X-Men have helped make the world into a utopia where living in fear and hatred is a thing of the past. All people are united under the banner of mutantkind, and all of mutantkind idolizes the X-Men. Jean Grey! Colossus! Storm! X-23! X-Man! Nature Girl! Magneto! And of course, the amazing Nightcrawler! When danger threatens the world, the Marvelous X-Men set things right for the good of all. And no one dares say otherwise. Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN NEXTGEN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Marcus To (CA) Chris Bachalo ENTER THE AGE OF X-MAN! In an age of utopia, the Summers Institute for Higher Learning is the premiere school for the mutant community across the globe. Attendance is mandatory for all mutant children, as they learn to become the next generation of marvelous X-Men. But even in a utopian society, teenagers will always find a way to rebel... Follow Glob, Armor, Anole and Rockslide as they discover what it really means to live in an age of peace and harmony! Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN AMAZING NIGHTCRAWLER #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Sean McGuire (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Shane Davis & Various ENTER THE AGE OF X-MAN! • From the Munich circus to Hollywood Boulevard, Nightcrawler is starring in his own solo series! • Kurt Wagner is the biggest celebrity slash super hero since Dwayne Johnson! • Juggling Kurt's responsibilities as one of the X-Men and a slate of summer blockbusters would be tough without the best support staff in the business: Stunt coordinator Magma! Personal trainer Kylun! And of course, his leading lady Meggan! • But there's something rotten in Tinseltown... Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Leah Williams (A) Georges Jeanty (CA) Rahzzah ENTER THE AGE OF X-MAN! A perfect world doesn't just...happen. It needs to be cultivated. That's where the X-Tremists come in. Psylocke, Iceman, Northstar, Blob, Jubilee and Moneta protect people from threats they won't even know existed, including the most insidious threat of all - love. Rated T+
UNCANNY X-MEN #11 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Salvador Larroca SPECIAL OVER-SIZED ISSUE! After the devastating events of "X-Men Disassembled," it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he's not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Scott and Logan are together again, and they are mutantkind's only hope. Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-Artist Salvador Larroca lead the X-Men into their darkest hour...and beyond! Rated T+
UNCANNY X-MEN #12 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Salvador Larroca After the devastating events of "X-Men Disassembled," it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he's not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Scott and Logan are together again, and they are mutantkind's only hope. Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-Artist Salvador Larroca lead the X-Men into their darkest hour...and beyond! Rated T+
HULKVERINES #1 (OF 3) MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A) Ario Anindito (CA) Greg Land, D'Armata, Frank THE CLASH YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! At last! It's Weapon H versus his predecessors-Wolverine and the Hulk! Once, the Weapon X program sought to recreate the world's two greatest hunters. They ended up with Weapon H, a man of Adamantium claws and gamma-juiced blood. Now, Wolverine and the Hulk are back in action - and coming after the dangerous creation made in their name! Rated T+
CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts REVOLUTION! The classic Fantastic Four villain MAHKIZMO has taken over Manhattan's Roosevelt Island and turned it into an apocalyptic wasteland! When CAPTAIN MARVEL ends up trapped there and cut off from the rest of world (including any Avengers-shaped reinforcements!), she'll need to build her own team out of allies, old and new - SPIDER-WOMAN, HAZMAT, ECHO and a man known only as SOM - in order to start a revolution to free the island's civilian inhabitants. With that kind of backup, Mahkizmo should be toast - but not everything is what it seems on this island... Rated T+
CAPTAIN MARVEL BRAVER & MIGHTIER #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Simone Buonfantino (CA) Valerio Schiti HERO FOR A DAY, HERO FOR A PLANET! It's CAROL DANVERS Day! Air Force Pilot Carol Danvers is a hero to many...so what could possibly delay her to her own celebration? Only her other job-as Earth's Mightiest Hero, CAPTAIN MARVEL! Stuck between her duty to her community and her responsibility to the wider world, Carol will have to make a tough decision, and muster all of her power to fend off an invasion force! Don't miss the excitement of the STRONGEST & MIGHTIEST hero of all in her latest adventure! Rated T
AVENGERS #14 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez THE WAR OF THE VAMPIRES BEGINS! TRANSYLVANIA IS BURNING! As vampire civil war throws the world into chaos, the mysterious Shadow Colonel and his squad of undead revolutionaries have one burning question on their murderous minds: Where is Dracula? And if the Avengers find him first, will the lord of the damned be friend or foe? Rated T+
AVENGERS #15 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez CIVIL WAR: VAMPIRE EDITION! Dracula forges unholy alliances from his prison cell. Ghost Rider goes berserk. The Shadow Colonel and his new Legion of the Unliving raise bloody hell all over the globe. It's a good thing the Avengers just added a startling new member to the team. Rated T+
INVADERS #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Butch Guice After the SHOCKING reveals about NAMOR last issue, THE HUMAN TORCH goes deeper into the Sub-Mariner's PAST, hoping to uncover his plan. But CAPTAIN AMERICA goes the direct route: TO ATLANTIS. Alone against THE MAD KING and his ARMIES in the exciting second chapter of WAR GHOSTS: THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR! Rated T+
THOR #10 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Michael Del Mundo ALL-FATHER ODIN, FATHER OF RUIN! ROAD TO THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For months, the realms have burned with the flames of Malekith's war, while Almighty Odin did nothing. Now Asgardia is lost in the sun, the Rainbow Bridge is shattered and the All-Father sits alone in the empty ruins of Old Asgard, drunk on mead and despair. If Odin is going to save what's left of the realms, he'll have to undertake the most difficult labor of his very long life. Not by being the omnipotent All-Father, but by finally being just a father to the mighty Thor. Rated T+
CAPTAIN AMERICA #8 MARVEL COMICS (W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Alex Ross "CAPTAIN OF NOTHING" Continues! Cap accused! Cap in custody! Cap - killer? As the Power Elite makes its play against the star-spangled Avenger, Captain America is in no position to fight back! Who stands with Cap? Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #13 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross • The One Below All is in control, and Bruce Banner belongs to him. Hell is ascendant. • But there are two people Hell isn't strong enough to hold. One is a man named Eugene Judd... • ...the other is the IMMORTAL HULK. Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #15 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Chris Bachalo (CA) Paolo Rivera • Aunt May is in danger and only Spider-Man can help her... • ...You think you know where a story like this is going, but you DON'T. • Because Taskmaster and Black Ant are on the scene, and they don't have a problem with collateral damage. Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Ryan Ottley (CA) Cully Hamner THE ROAD TO "HUNTED" STARTS HERE! • The biggest AMAZING SPIDER-MAN story of the year starts next month, so don't miss this prologue! • The Kraven thread gets woven into Spider-Man's life in a terrifying way that puts Spidey on the road to ruin! Rated T
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Juan Cabal (CA) Andrew Robinson • Spider-Man heads to a part of the Marvel Universe that you've never seen before! • It's always fun to see Spider-Man out of his element. Well, for YOU, anyway. Spidey doesn't agree. • And when "out of his element" is in a place that doesn't support human life? Uh-oh! Rated T
MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Marco D'Alfonso • CAPTAIN AMERICA guest-stars! • Miles and Cap try to get to the bottom of the mystery of the missing kids, but it's not quite that simple. • A new villain has our heroes' number, and you won't believe how they get out of this jam! Rated T+
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Christos Gage (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Travis Charest • Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN! • This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?! Rated T
FANTASTIC FOUR #7 MARVEL COMICS (W) Dan Slott (A) Aaron Kuder (CA) Esad Ribic "HERALD OF DOOM" PART TWO! • In a battle between Doctor Doom and Galactus, who would you favor... • A man who is trying to be a hero to his beloved nation or an unstoppable cosmic force of nature? • It's a simple choice, unless you're Mister Fantastic. • This dilemma, plus a strange new development in the life of the Human Torch. • And a long-forgotten threat from the Fantastic Four's past resurfaces... Rated T
WINTER SOLDIER #3 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Kyle Higgins (A/CA) Rod Reis Having pulled RJ out of HYDRA, Bucky begins diving into the mystery of the young killer's past. Where does he come from? Who are his parents? How do you rehabilitate someone who's only ever known death? You give him something new to live for. Rated T+
PUNISHER #8 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Greg Smallwood • Frank Castle is loose in a country ENTIRELY POPULATED BY VILLAINS. • It's war on the streets of Bagalia! • Desperate times for Baron Zemo call for desperate measures! Parental Advisory
UNCANNY X-MEN WINTERS END #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Sina Grace (A) Nathan Stockman (CA) Javi Garron Iceman and the X-Men get a special visitor from the future! An older Bobby Drake has come to the present to tell him to give up being a super hero. But what could have happened that would change Bobby Drake from the X-Men's resident jokester to a morose mutant? Rated T+
X-FORCE #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Dylan Burnett (CA) Pepe Larraz • Ahab has returned to exterminate X-Force! • What twisted schemes is Ahab conducting that has attracted the attention of X-Force? • The team has begun to put the pieces together, but will they figure it out in time to stop mass genocide? Parental Advisory
WOLVERINE LONG NIGHT ADAPTATION #2 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ben Percy (A) Marcio Takara (CA) Rafael Albuquerque A rundown cabin in the middle of nowhere. Feral children lurking in the trees. A sinister cult worshiping in a cathedral of night. As Agents Pierce and Marshall continue to investigate the killer striking Burns, Alaska, they uncover even more mysteries than they'd bargained for... Parental Advisory
DEAD MAN LOGAN #4 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey LEFT FOR DEAD! • Logan's Adamantium sickness is advancing, and the greatest medical minds of the Marvel U want one last checkup... • Hawkeye vs. Mysterio! A glass fishbowl makes for an awfully large target... • Plus: A special appearance by your least favorite X-Man! Parental Advisory
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #29 MARVEL COMICS (W) Si Spurrier (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Ashley Witter "WORST AMONG EQUALS" PART 4 • Rogue archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA continues her race against time - and total bodily explosion - with only professional murder droid TRIPLE-ZERO for company. • Facing firing squads, harpoon-flinging reptiles and - worst of all - really bad traffic, they have no idea they're being watched by the deadliest Imperial threat of all: • The Coalition for Progress! Face the unmitigated terror of the EMPIRE'S public relations division... Rated T
STAR WARS #61 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Andrea Broccardo (CA) Jamal Campbell "THE ESCAPE" AFTERMATH • The great love story of our time as man and spaceship are brought back together in a tearful reunion. • Er...HAN gets the FALCON back. • It's not just about the escape-it's what you leave behind... Rated T
STAR WARS SOLO ADAPTATION #5 (OF 7) MARVEL COMICS (W) Robbie Thompson (A) Will Sliney (CA) Phil Noto THE KESSEL RUN! • HAN and his crew pulled off an impossible heist... • ...but will the EMPIRE stop them before their stolen unrefined coaxium explodes? • Or will a monster waiting in the Maw prevent them making the Kessel Run in under twelve parsecs?! Rated T
STAR WARS HAN SOLO IMPERIAL CADET #4 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Robbie Thompson (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) David Nakayama THE MISSION BEGINS! • The training wheels are off as HAN SOLO and his fellow cadets head into real combat warfare! • In the chaos of battle, will Han take a chance to slip the bonds of the EMPIRE? • Or will he risk his freedom AND his life to help a fellow cadet left behind enemy lines? Rated T
STAR WARS AOR ANAKIN SKYWALKER #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Cory Smith (CA) Paolo Rivera AN UNTOLD ANAKIN ADVENTURE FROM THE HEART OF THE CLONE WARS! • A chance to strike a devastating blow to the SEPARATIST cause comes with a high cost. • Will ANAKIN choose the darker path, or hold true to the CODE OF THE JEDI? • Guest-starring OBI-WAN KENOBI! Rated T
STAR WARS AOR COUNT DOOKU #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Luke Ross (CA) Paolo Rivera THE FORMER JEDI BEGINS LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR HIS SITH MASTER! • However, an unexpected encounter with an old student threatens his plans. • Caught between his old life and his new, will DOOKU be able to protect the secrets of the SITH? • And does he control the DARK SIDE, or is he merely its tool? Rated T
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #2 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Taylor, Matt The reimagining of Joss Whedon's groundbreaking series continues as Drusilla, the self-proclaimed Mistress and her pet, Spike, make their debut with their sights set on Buffy! Meanwhile, Giles is determined to teach Buffy about her destiny, responsibility, blah blah...can someone tell him to chill? How bad can it get? Welcome back to the Hellmouth!