With July, Summer has arrived! These great titles will give the comic industry months of entertainment, chrills and on the edge of your seat suspense! We start off with:
KICK-ASS #16 (MR) IMAGE COMICS (W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Marcelo Frusin The cartels are closing in. Kick-Ass must now fend off new Mexican enemies and contend with pressure from the Russians and her brother-in-law Maurice. The violence escalates as Patience starts to lose control of the empire she's built.
SPAWN #299 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Jason Shawn Alexander (CA) Todd McFarlane THE LAST ISSUE BEFORE SPAWN #300! "WAR TO 300," Part Two: Witness the debut of TODD McFARLANE's newest creation-The Rapture! Heaven's answer to the mythic Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, these eternal warriors are tasked with eliminating the plague called humanity from the face of the Earth. The WAR TO 300 rages! Next month, new allegiances will form, new enemies will rise, and history will be made!
STRANGER THINGS SIX #3 (OF 4) DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Edgar Salazar & Various (CA) Aleksi Briclot Francine and the other gifted young people are being held in the Hawkins Laboratory by Dr. Brenner. Francine believes he will stop at nothing to harness their collective powers. Increasingly grueling experiments unlock dark visions of the future, convincing her and her friends that they must somehow escape with the rest of the children-but will their opportunity arrive too late?
ALIENS RESCUE #3 (OF 4) DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Brian Wood (A) Kieran McKeown & Various (CA) Roberto De La Torre The Colonial Marines are the best at what they do, and what they do is kill bugs. Amanda Ripley takes her command deep into a nightmarish Heart of Darkness-a massive Alien lair.
BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2 (OF 3) DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Greg Capullo The world has been destroyed, and Batman is on a quest to find out who's responsible. But when villains from his past begin to complicate things for the Dark Knight, he finds an unlikely ally in a place known as "the Plains of Solitude."
BATMAN UNIVERSE #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Nick Derington Available to comics shops for the first time! Following the theft of a priceless Fabergé egg, the Riddler leads the Dark Knight on a wild hunt after its true owner: Jinny Hex, descendant of Jonah Hex! Guest-starring Deathstroke, Green Arrow and dozens of Riddler look-alikes in stories by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Nick Derington, originally published in BATMAN GIANT #3 and #4!
SUPERMAN UP IN THE SKY #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Sandra Hope, Andy Kubert (CA) Andy Kubert Available to comics shops for the first time! Following a home invasion that ends in murder, Superman is put on the trail of a Metropolis mystery by Batman-but can even the Man of Steel discover the truth behind these tragic deaths, or their ties to the far-off world of Rann? These stories by Tom King with art by Andy Kubert guest-starring Green Lantern and other heroes were originally published in SUPERMAN GIANT #3 and #4.
WONDER WOMAN COME BACK TO ME #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin (CA) Amanda Conner Available to comics shops for the first time! When Steve Trevor is called in for a test flight of an experimental new aircraft, he winds up lost in the Bermuda Triangle-and it's up to Wonder Woman and Etta Candy to follow his trail to a mysterious, savage island! These stories written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Chad Hardin were originally published in JUSTICE LEAGUE GIANT #3-4!
JIMMY OLSEN #1 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Steve Lieber Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends in Gotham City. And then we kill Jimmy.
LOIS LANE #1 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Mike Perkins On the road and out of Metropolis-and carrying a secret that could disrupt Superman's life-Lois Lane embarks on a harrowing journey to uncover a threat to her husband and a plot that reaches the highest levels of international power brokers and world leaders. Critically acclaimed and best-selling author Greg Rucka and master storyteller Mike Perkins team up for a tale of conspiracy, intrigue and murder that pushes even Lois to her limits.
ACTION COMICS #1013 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Jamal Campbell Metropolis is in total lockdown, and while everyone is busy dealing with the impossible threat of Leviathan's complete takeover, a mysterious antihero called Thorn has decided to wreak havoc on the invisible empire! Witness the return of Rose and Thorn, the most dangerous woman in the DC Universe-and if you've never heard of her, it's only because she is that good. All this, plus a major EVENT LEVIATHAN revelation! But why wasn't it in the main series? Plus, the invisible mafia held a death grip on the Metropolis underworld...until Lex Luthor visits their criminal competition!
ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #12 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Dan Mora It's been a long road, but Superboy and Robin have finally made their way back home! Unfortunately, an armada of about a gazillion juvenile super-delinquents is back too, and these pint-sized hell-raisers are out to conquer Earth! It's the final battle between the son of Batman, the son of Superman, a big fan of Lex Luthor and whatever a "Doomsdame" is in this epic finale to the Super Sons saga!
BATGIRL #37 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Carmine Di Giandomenico (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith Eager to prove himself as a guardian for the criminals of Gotham City, Killer Moth has set his sights on taking out one of Gotham's finest heroes...Batgirl! Does this insect menace really stand a chance against Batman's smartest ally? Meanwhile, after their daring escape, the Terrible Trio is on the hunt for new ways to cause trouble for Batgirl. Little do they know, Lex Luthor has already beat them to it and is about to bring Batgirl's worst possible nightmare to life! Oracle is back online. And she's angry.
BATMAN #74 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Mitch Gerads "The Fall and the Fallen" concludes with a father-and-son showdown. Flashpoint Batman reveals his fiendish reasoning for dragging Batman into the desert, and who is in the coffin they've been dragging along with them. But is this a step too far? It's Bruce Wayne versus Thomas Wayne for the right to wear the cowl, and all of Gotham City hangs in the balance!
BATMAN #75 YOTV THE OFFER (NOTE PRICE) DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel "City of Bane" begins! Bane's minions have moved into Gotham City, taken control and are ruling with an iron fist-including rounding up any villain who refuses to sign onto Bane's program-and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least not the Batman anyone knows. It's like someone has replaced the real Gotham City with a twisted funhouse-mirror version of it. Meanwhile, the real Bruce Wayne is on a spiritual quest to regain his fighting spirit after his showdown with his father in the desert. Can the people of Gotham hold on until their protector is strong enough to come to their rescue? Plus, what does Lex Luthor's scheming mean for Gotham City when Bane and the villains are already in control? This extra-sized anniversary issue kicks off a new multi-part storyline that ties together all the threads of the first 74 issues of Tom King's epic BATMAN run!
BATMAN SECRET FILES #2 DC COMICS (W) Andy Kubert & Various (A) Eduardo Risso & Various (CA) Andy Kubert "City of Bane" is upon us! Bane's conquering Gotham City, but he's not doing it alone. In this Secret Files issue, read about Bane and his cabal: The Joker, the Riddler, Hugo Strange and the Psycho-Pirate. Brutal stories of madness, murder and hatred done by some of comics' greatest talents!
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #3 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Bryan Hill (A/CA) Dexter Soy In their first encounter with the powerful maniac who's pursuing runaway meta-human Sofia Barrera, Black Lightning and the Outsiders were absolutely humbled. Does everyone on this team have what it takes? Or did Batman make a catastrophic mistake when he entrusted them with Sofia's life? Plus, ousted from power and stripped of wealth, Ra's al Ghul is a broken man. But Lex Luthor has a plan for how the Outsiders could be Ra's' new League of Assassins
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #3 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II The origin of Batman...together with the origin of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? The stories are familiar, but through the prism of this altered reality, clearly not the same. An uneasy feeling sets in that everything is not what it seems. But the Laughing Man pays a visit to a familiar Turtles ally to make sure this world stays exactly as Krang has remade it.
CATWOMAN #13 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Joëlle Jones (A) Fernando Blanco, Joëlle Jones (CA) Joëlle Jones Things have come to a head for Selina Kyle in Villa Hermosa. Between taking care of her sister and contending with all the crooks who cross her path looking to give her some bad luck, it's enough to make a Catwoman go bad herself. So maybe she will? "Come now, Selina. Still playing the hero? Stop pretending you're something you're not." It's Lex Luthor's words versus Catwoman's will in this chapter of "The Offer"!
DEATHSTROKE #45 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Christopher Priest (A) Fernando Pasarin (CA) Ed Benes, Richard Friend In the wake of Slade Wilson's death, a new Deathstroke has vowed to complete his last, unfinished assignment. But the master assassin Shado has plans of her own, looking to step in for the late, great World's Greatest Assassin and usurp his place in villainous hierarchy. Meanwhile, Rose Wilson discovers the identity of the person responsible for her father's death. Can her brother, Jericho, stop her from seeking vengeance? Also in this issue, Slade Wilson's son Jericho accepts Lex Luthor's offer of power-but he's determined to use it as a force for good...so why is Lex smiling?
DCEASED #3 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Francesco Mattina Heroes, villains and gods have fallen. Cities have collapsed. The virus threatens to reach below the waves and even to the island of Themyscira. The race to save planet Earth is on! The surviving members of the Justice League have learned the secret to the spread of the virus, but is it already too late to stop it?
DETECTIVE COMICS #1007 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Kyle Hotz "The Spectre: Dead on Arrival" finale! In all of Gotham City, there's only one life Batman would be willing to risk to save Jim Corrigan and the Spectre: his own!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1008 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza The Joker returns to Gotham City! The Joker is through working with the Legion of Doom, and he wants to get back to his roots: giving Batman absolute hell! The Clown Prince of Crime comes back with a bang-and he's not about to take prisoners! As if that weren't enough, Lex Luthor delivers the cure for Mr. Freeze's beloved wife, Nora, freeing her from cryo-stasis at last! But something else is very, very wrong with Nora...
EVENT LEVIATHAN #2 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev "The Detectives"! EVENT LEVIATHAN, the new miniseries by the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, continues! As the mystery of Leviathan continues to rock the very foundations of the DC Universe, the world's greatest detectives gather for the first time anywhere to solve the mystery before it's too late! Lois Lane leads Batman, Green Arrow, Plastic Man, Manhunter, the Question and a couple of genuine guest sleuths in the search for who Leviathan is and how their plans have already unfolded. This issue also guest-stars Red Hood, Batgirl and more!
FLASH #75 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Howard Porter & Various (CA) Howard Porter "The Flash Year One" finale! This oversize anniversary issue marks the end of Barry Allen's journey to become the Flash-but at what cost? The Turtle's final play will challenge our hero in every way possible, and by the end of the battle, a Flash will be born-and a Flash will die! Also in this issue, witness Lex Luthor's offer to Captain Cold, whose icy vengeance waits for the Flash just around the corner...
GREEN LANTERN #9 DC COMICS (W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Liam Sharp On the medieval fantasy planet of Athmoora, Sir Hal of the Lantern-a.k.a. Hal Jordan-must do battle with the evil wizard Ah-Bah-Nazzur, scourge of the Four Kingdoms! What is Ah-Bah-Nazzur's secret? And what does it have to do with the looming extinction-level Multiversal threat that leaves countless dead super-beings in its wake?
GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #1 DC COMICS (W) Grant Morrison (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli (CA) Guillem March A Green Lantern tradition is reborn when the annual Jordan family reunion takes a turn for the bizarre, leaving Hal and his nearest and dearest on the front line of a terrifying invasion from an impossible reality that's closer than you think! There's only one way for intergalactic lawman Hal "Green Lantern" Jordan to prevent the ultra-crime of the millennium-but what will be the outcome when Green Lantern takes on a young superhero sidekick? And who will it be? Also featuring an incredible guest appearance by the strangest Lantern of all-you must not miss THE GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL!
HARLEY QUINN #63 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Sam Humphries (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March The final trials of Harley Quinn have begun...and the stakes have never been higher! Will Harley succeed in becoming the Angel of Retribution? Or will she fall short, only to suffer the same fate as all those before her? Plus, a mysterious new comic by M. Clatterbuck appears...in which Lex Luthor makes Harley an exciting offer!
HAWKMAN #14 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Robert Venditti (A) Pat Olliffe, Tom Palmer (CA) Roger Robinson Carl Sands returns as the new, improved Shadow Thief! Newly upgraded by Lex Luthor, he's now the undisputed master of shadows. Meanwhile, Hawkman continues to be haunted by horrific memories of his past lives. Could Shadow Thief be the cause of his nightmares? Or is it something more sinister?
JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #11 DC COMICS (W) Dan Abnett (A) Will Conrad (CA) Carlos D'Anda With the fate of the Ghost Sector and the trillions of lives it contains at stake, Darkseid begins the cosmic process to activate Sepulkore and restore himself to his previous immeasurable power. Can the Justice League crew stop him...or-unthinkably-must they actually help him?
JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Bruno Redondo Eons ago, the Monitor, the Anti-Monitor and the World Forger stopped the rise of Perpetua-but can they overcome billions of years of mistrust to work together and do it again? Plus, Lex Luthor's offers across the DC Universe haven't gone unnoticed-Martian Manhunter is aware of "the Offer." And J'onn J'onnz will pay the price.
RED HOOD OUTLAW #36 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Pete Woods (CA) Dan Panosian There's no way to plan for every contingency...even for a son of the Bat like Jason Todd. His goal was to take down the Penguin and assume his role as the prince of Gotham, but the best laid plans go awry when Oswald Cobblepot gets the last laugh-and the last bullet! And not even the Red Hood and his posse can stop him. (How could they with the Iceberg Lounge under siege and Bunker, Wingman and the Sisters Su too busy to help Jason deal with a Penguin ascendant?) Don't miss the startling conclusion to "Prince of Gotham!" What can Lex Luthor offer former sidekick Jason Todd? Sidekicks... broken, battered and catastrophically dangerous sidekicks. The Teen Titans they're not!
SUPERGIRL #32 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Marc Andreyko (A) Kevin Maguire, Sean Parsons (CA) Kevin Maguire The conclusion to the SUPERMAN/SUPERGIRL team-up is here! As the House of El is united, Superman, Supergirl, Superboy and Jor-El struggle to defeat the seemingly unstoppable Rogol Zaar, who is now teamed up with General Zod, Jax-Ur and even Gandelo! New alliances are forged and betrayed, and Kara must fight battles on two fronts: alongside her cousins and inside herself, as she faces her own rage and the corrupting influence of Zaar's axe! If she survives it all, who will be the Supergirl who emerges on the other side? Join us on the epic finale to Supergirl's space-opera adventure! Also, if Brainiac is in the Hall of Doom, why is Lex Luthor upgrading an old Brainiac drone body? And why is the drone calling itself the true Brainiac?
SUPERMAN #13 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis Superman, intergalactic hero! A major chapter in the galaxy-spanning "Unity Saga" begins as Superman reluctantly takes the lead in a quest for peace bigger than he has ever tried before. It's Superman, Superboy, Supergirl and a cast of thousands in a fight to keep the universe intact. But it's this issue's final page that will have fans everywhere talking. It's a moment almost a thousand years in the making... Deadly plans, murderous schemes and evil dealings. Each of Lex Luthor's offers means doom for the heroes. So why is Lex now talking to Lois Lane?
TEEN TITANS #32 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli Lobo's back-and he's got his daughter, Crush, dead to rights! At least she can ask him about the identity of her mother, right? And as the Teen Titans square off against the Main Man, an enemy more sadistic than any they've ever faced before, questions about the team's future are still hanging in the balance-that is, if they have any future at all! Plus, Lobo wants a daughter he can be proud of. Crush wants nothing to do with her father. Lex Luthor is about to ruin Crush's life.
WONDER WOMAN #75 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) C. Willow Wilson (A) Xermanico (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson At last, after years of exile: Wonder Woman returns to Themyscira! But in the wake of Ares' escape from his prison, the island is no longer the paradise she remembers... and the Amazons are no longer a united people! Disaster has forced Hippolyta's warriors to choose a deadly new ally, and Wonder Woman is powerless to convince them to turn back to the light! Who among the Amazons could possibly change the course of history? Only one: Diana's long-lost aunt, Antiope! A major figure of the Wonder Woman mythos returns in this extra-sized anniversary issue! Plus, Lex Luthor visits fellow Legion of Doom member Cheetah. He comes bearing gifts: a mythical weapon, one rumored to be able to kill anything-even a god. Or, in Wonder Woman's case, a demi-god.
TMNT URBAN LEGENDS #15 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco Hardships continue to hound the Turtles! With Donatello out of commission and Raphael missing in action, it's up to Leonardo and Michelangelo to find their brothers! But with the ghost of Shredder hanging over their heads and a rabid Master Splinter to contend with, finding anyone is going to be a Herculean task... good thing our favorite Turtles can astral project! Right?! The entire TMNT Volume 3 run-all 23 issues-reprinted in full color for the first time! Culminating in 3 brand-new issues to close out the series!
TMNT ONGOING #96 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A/CA) Dave Wachter "City at War, Part 4." As the war for New York reaches a fever pitch, Splinter makes his final gambit for complete victory. Meanwhile, the Turtles are on the run and may not be able to count on each other for survival! The start of Act 2 of "City at War
TMNT RISE OF TMNT SOUND OFF #1 (OF 3) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Matthew K. Manning (A/CA) Chad Thomas A new batch of mutant villains are in town and they've mastered the art of noiseless theft! The TMNT are powerless to stop them until they realize someone close to them shares a history with the bad guys: April O'Neil! Will she be able to overcome a case of stage fright and save the day? An exciting and hilarious adventure with an important message about learning to be comfortable speaking up!
STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #4 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Brandon Easton (A) Martin Coccolo (CA) Stephen Thompson With the situation on Sigma Iotia II quickly unraveling, it's up to Kirk and Bones to stop a dangerous group of radicals from unleashing a space/time fissure that could destroy the planet. Meanwhile, back on the Enterprise, Scotty uncovers a secret that risks the safety of the Tholian passenger. The final year of the original mission continues here! A new continuing series about the end of the Five-Year Mission! The classic crew is back in all-new stories featuring your favorite characters from the Original Series! Don't miss the travel poster variant from artist J.J. Lendl!
TRANSFORMERS #9 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Brian Ruckley (A) Cachet Whitman, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Umi Miyao Time is running out! Orion Pax, his friends, and the Autobot security forces have to get a grip on their murder investigations as their superior, Sentinel Prime, makes his return to Cybertron! Secrets are revealed as loyalties shift! Sentinel Prime and his diplomatic entourage return!
TRANSFORMERS #10 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Brian Ruckley (A) Cachet Whitman, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Thomas Deer Fear spreads through Cybertron, leading more and more citizens into the waiting arms of the Ascenticon movement-making Bumblebee's new job as part of the Guard much more difficult. Meanwhile, Chromia and Windblade follow-up on a lead, but digging up the dirt will put them face-to-face with a new foe... Transformers-now shipping twice-monthly! All your favorite Transformers characters as you've never seen them before!
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #2 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON" Part 2! Okay. So. It seems as though there are giant robots who can disguise themselves as vehicles out there in the universe, and, as it happens, one of them as taken the place of Ecto-1. When the Ghostbusters discover this replacement, they naturally have a lot of questions-and this time, even the boys in gray might not believe the answers!
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #24 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Ian Flynn (A) Troy Little (CA) Megan Levens With hotshot Rebellion pilot Poe Dameron captured by pirates, it's up to BB-8-and Rapier Squadron-to save the day! The first of three issues spotlighting the Sequel Trilogy! Variant cover by Stefano Simeone!s
MARVELS EPILOGUE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross (A/CA) Alex Ross An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross! A "Marvels" look at the "all-new, all-different" X-Men of the 1970s. In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel's world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Manhattan to see the Christmas lights, find themselves in the middle of a clash between the outsider heroes and the deadly Sentinels, giving them a close-up perspective on the mutant experience. Also featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this special story, and other bonus features. Rated T+
HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind...one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more. Rated T+
POWERS OF X #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present and future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men! Rated T+
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe - in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be! Lushly illustrated text tells the complete story of the Marvel Universe, revealing previously unknown secrets and serving as the ultimate reference book for Marvel fans! Witness the greatest tale ever told - and be prepared for some shocking revelations! Rated T
WAR OF REALMS OMEGA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) More & Various (A) Juan Ferreyra, More (CA) Phil Noto THE WAR IS OVER - AND THE MARVEL UNIVERSE MUST PICK UP THE PIECES! Midgard is broken, and as heroes of Asgard and Earth alike start to sift through the pieces, new heroes - and villains - emerge. What's next for Jane Foster, now free of the hammer she was willing to die to hold? Thor's brother Loki faced a terrible fate in the War of the Realms - and now the god of mischief must make himself anew. For the Punisher, the war isn't even close to finished - but this time, he's got his own army. And for Thor himself, destiny has finally arrived. The God of Thunder strikes out for a whole new adventure! Rated T+
VALKYRIE JANE FOSTER #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) CAFU (CA) Mahmud A. Asrar JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a new role as Valkyrie, guide and ferrywoman to the dead! But her days of punching are far from over. WAR OF THE REALMS master architect Jason Aaron and superstar Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) join forces with rising star artist CAFU for the book that'll have everyone talking! Rated T+
PUNISHER KILL KREW #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Tony Moore ONE MAN. TEN REALMS. TOTAL WAR! * During the War of the Realms, Frank Castle made a promise of vengeance, and Frank Castle keeps his promises. * A van full of orphans is about to make that promise a lot more complicated. * How does a man kill gods and monsters? Parental Advisory
AVENGERS #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron The war is over, and Earth's Mightiest Heroes are looking to celebrate. That's right, there's a party at Avengers Mountain! But who invited the Squadron Supreme of America? Rated T+
AVENGERS #22 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Stefano Caselli THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS STARTS HERE! Robbie Reyes wants to get rid of the flame-headed monster inside him. So it's time to do the common sense thing: perform an exorcism on his car. Only problem is, Johnny Blaze, the king of Hell, has some plans of his own for the newest Ghost Rider and his Avengers friends. Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #20 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross Bruce Banner is being hunted on two fronts by two dead loved ones turned nightmarish, implacable foes. The stage is set for a brutal three-way confrontation between the ABOMINATION... the HARPY ...and the IMMORTAL HULK. Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross As the smoke from last issue clears, General Fortean makes a fateful decision. There can be no more half measure. No weapon is off the table. Force must be met with equal force. This is a war without rules... and SHADOW BASE is going to win. Rated T+
FANTASTIC FOUR PRODIGAL SUN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David (A) Francesco Manna (CA) Mico Suayan CHAPTER 1 OF 3! The first of three interconnected special issues featuring the FANTASTIC FOUR, the SILVER SURFER and the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY! Introducing PRODIGAL, a strange alien being who has crash-landed in the Savage Land. When he becomes worshipped by a race of swamp-dwelling barbarians, Ka-Zar and Shanna call upon the Fantastic Four to aid them in stopping the barbarians' plans to conquer the entirety of their world. Join Prodigal on his lengthy journey to try to return home to settle old scores. Rated T+
WOLVERINE AND CAPTAIN AMERICA WEAPON PLUS #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Diogenes Neves (CA) Skan THE SECRET HISTORY BEHIND THEIR ORIGINS REVEALED! In 1940, scientists attempted to make a man into the perfect weapon, a Super-Soldier. They failed and made him a legend instead. Before the turn of the century, they tried again for the tenth time. They failed, making a man into death incarnate. At long last, ETHAN SACKS (OLD MAN HAWKEYE, STAR WARS: GALAXY'S EDGE) and DIOGENES NEVES (GREEN ARROW, DEATHSTROKE) reveals the shadowy connections between Captain America, Wolverine and many more of the Marvel U's Super-Soldiers... including some surprises! The conspiracy begins here! Rated T+
SECRET WARPS SOLDIER SUPREME ANNUAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Mark Waid (A) Carlos E. Gomez, Alex Lins (CA) Carlos E. Gomez "SECRET WARPS," PART 1 - ACTS OF WAR! As the villains of Warp World trade foes, it begins a rift between Soldier Supreme and Iron Hammer that could tear the super hero community in half! But could this criminal conspiracy be the portent of a much bigger cosmic calamity? PLUS: A bonus tale of Soldier Supreme versus Baroness Umar for the fate of our nation! Rated T+
SECRET WARPS WEAPON HEX ANNUAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Tim Seeley (A) Carlos Villa, Bob Quinn (CA) Carlos E. Gomez "SECRET WARPS," PART 2 - INFERNO ATTACKS! Weapon Hex and Speed Weasel join the fight for Warp World as the forces of Hell invade the streets of New York City! PLUS: A bonus tale of the spellbound sisters taking down a ferocious furry femme! Rated T+
SECRET WARPS GHOST PANTHER ANNUAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Daniel Kibblesmith (A) Carlos E. Gomez, Ig Guara (CA) Carlos E. Gomez "SECRET WARPS," PART 3 - DAYS OF FUTURE MARS! The stunt-riding cursed king of Wakanda, the Ghost Panther, heads to the far future...in the year 2099! Can he rally the inheritors of the legacy of his fellow heroes to defeat the Martian invaders? PLUS: A bonus tale of T'Challa taking on creatures of the night alongside Knightblade! Rated T+
SECRET WARPS ARACHKNIGHT ANNUAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Jim Zub (A) Carlos Villa, Carlo Barberi (CA) Carlos E. Gomez "SECRET WARPS," PART 4 - SUPREMEUNIVERSAL! The web-spinning Arachknight finds himself out of the depth of all four of his personas as his own warped universe begins colliding with another - the New Supreme Universe, homes of the Supreme Seven! PLUS: A bonus tale of ol' AK trying to persuade the Terrific Two to become a Trio! Rated T+
SECRET WARPS IRON HAMMER ANNUAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing, Tini Howard (A) Carlos E. Gomez, Ario Anandito (CA) Carlos E. Gomez "SECRET WARPS," PART 5 - SECRET WARPS! Whatever has been causing worlds to smash together is out of control...and starts smashing Warp Worlds heroes into one another! As the heroes begin turning into strange new amalgamations, can even Ghost Hammer turn things back to normal? PLUS: A bonus tale of Sigurd Stark battling the twin wolves of addiction and Fenris the god devourer! Rated T+
THOR #15 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A) Michael Del Mundo (CA) Mike McKone WAR OF THE REALMS EPILOGUE! NEW STATUS QUO FOR THE GOD OF THUNDER! To end the War of the Realms, Thor made a sacrifice that will leave him forever changed. Now he must face the choices he's made. What lies ahead for the God of Thunder? Jason Aaron's legendary run draws to a close - don't miss the start of his final arc! Rated T+
WOLVERINE VS BLADE SPECIAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Dave Wilkins Two of the deadliest hunters ever to have stalked the night face off! Wolverine vs. Blade - 'nuff said! Parental Advisory
SAVAGE AVENGERS #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Deodato (CA) David Finch Kulan Gath's return is no good for anyone who digs being alive. His trap for the deadliest warriors in the Marvel Universe is sprung, and if humanity is to survive, the Savage Avengers must slay a god. Elektra tries to corral Conan, Voodoo and Logan into an effective fighting force, and the Punisher desperately searches for his disinterred family. Plus: Conan hefts a deadly new Savage Sword! Parental Advisory
MARVEL TALES CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Stan Lee & Various (A) Jack Kirby & Various (CA) Jen Bartel Captain America throws his mighty shield as we celebrate the House of Ideas' 80th anniversary with the latest issue of the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of the most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, a revived Cap finds his feet in the modern day as Stan Lee and Jack Kirby present his first Silver Age solo adventure in TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #59! Then, witness the introduction of Cap's World War II flame, secret agent Peggy Carter, in TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #77! Roger Stern and John Byrne delve deep into Cap's origin in CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #255! And finally, Mark Gruenwald begins his famous run on the title - by pitting Nomad against the maniacal Madcap in CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #307! Rated T
MARVEL TALES HULK #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David & Various (A) Al Milgrom & Various (CA) Jen Bartel The Hulk smashes his way into the celebration of the House of Ideas' 80th anniversary with the latest issue of the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of the most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, the Hulk returns to his original gray form in Al Milgrom's status quo-shattering INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #324! Then, a blood transfusion from cousin Bruce Banner gives attorney Jennifer Walters a raging transformation of her own in SAVAGE SHE-HULK #1 - by the powerhouse team of Stan Lee and John Buscema! And Doc Samson manages to merge the Hulk's personas, creating the super-intelligent "Professor" Hulk in INCREDIBLE HULK (1968) #377 - a pivotal issue of Peter David's epic run, illustrated by superstar Dale Keown! Rated T
SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Chip Zdarsky THE REAL-TIME LIFE STORY OF SPIDER-MAN CONTINUES! The superhero CIVIL WAR rocks the world! A hero's death changes everything for both PETER PARKER and his family as LIFE STORY continues into the 2000s! Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #25 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley Year two of Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley and Humberto Ramos' run on ASM begins here! In the giant-sized main story, Spider-Man and Mary Jane find themselves in an INCREDIBLY tough situation, thanks to Electro. Can Spidey save MJ? CAN MJ SAVE SPIDEY? What is Mysterio cooking, and what does it have to do with the bandaged villain who has been on the periphery since #1?! All this, plus a story by Dan Hipp (TEEN TITANS GO! Art Director), internet sensation Keaton Patti and MORE! Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #26 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ryan Ottley Boomerang's influence is finally felt, and Spider-Man joins the Superior Foes! Wait, that's not possible, is it? IS IT?!?! Rated T
MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #8 MARVEL COMICS (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Patrick O'Keefe Miles Morales has been TAKEN! Grabbed from the streets by an unknown assailant, bound, tested and observed, like a bug under glass. Who is responsible?! And how far will they push Miles to protect his friends and family? Don't miss this horrifying new chapter in Miles' life as his rogues' gallery continues to grow! Rated T
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #9 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Ken Lashley, Juan Cabal (CA) Andrew Robinson A terrifying new villain is causing major problems for Spider-Man and his neighborhood. What does he want with your favorite wall-crawler? PLUS: The secret history of THE RUMOR! Rated T
SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #4 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land PETER DAVID and GREG LAND continue their tale that takes place during the original Alien Costume Saga! Mysterio finds himself in possession of a sliver of the black costume, unaware of its true nature... Then, tensions continue to mount between Peter Parker, A.K.A. SPIDER-MAN, and his girlfriend, Felicia Hardy, A.K.A. THE BLACK CAT, as she's been keeping something from him - something that threatens to tear apart their relationship! Rated T
WEB OF VENOM FUNERAL PYRE #1 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Cullen Bunn (A) Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Joshua Cassara (CA) Declan Shalvey For weeks, the serial killer called Carnage has been hunting former symbiote hosts and killing them. Next on his list is ANDI BENTON, formerly MANIA, who's back to living in Philadelphia and without any symbiote to save her...
The path of bodies that leads to ABSOLUTE CARNAGE continues here! Rated T+
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9 MARVEL COMICS (W) Christos Gage (A/CA) Mike Hawthorne After saving the citizens of San Francisco from the worst of THE WAR OF THE REALMS, the Superior Spider-Man is the toast of the town! The key to the city! A ticker-tape parade! Adoration of the masses! That should make him feel good, right? Whatever he's feeling, he should treasure it, because someone very dangerous is coming for him... Rated T+
SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Clayton Crain DOCTOR OCTOPUS TRIUMPHANT! Revealing his master plan, DOCTOR OCTOPUS unleashes the devious DEVIL'S BREATH virus on an unsuspecting New York City! Can a poisoned and beaten SPIDER-MAN find the strength to save his city... even if it means protecting NORMAN OSBORN and MISTER NEGATIVE? Even If PETER PARKER can rise to be greater, will his efforts doom those closest to him? All this, plus another behind-the-scenes look at Spidey's award-winning, blockbuster video game! Rated T
THANOS #4 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal Gamora is coming into her own, but as the bond between her and Thanos continues to grow, so does the unrest among the proto-Black Order... Now, with the threat of mutiny brewing underfoot, Thanos will do anything to keep his power - no matter the cost. Parental Advisory
SILVER SURFER BLACK #2 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Tradd Moore Marooned across the cosmos! The Surfer will have to risk everything, to beat back the void that threatens to swallow the galaxy whole... including his very soul! Rated T+
FANTASTIC FOUR #12 MARVEL COMICS (W) Dan Slott (A) Sean Izaakse (CA) Esad Ribic Ben and Alicia are off on their dream honeymoon in a remote tropical paradise...until someone decides to crash it. Or should we say SMASH IT?! Get ready for the biggest HULK VS. THING FIGHT OF THE CENTURY! PLUS: The saga of the Future Foundation by Jeremy Whitley and Wil Robson! Rated T
OLD MAN QUILL #7 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Robert Gill (CA) John Tyler Christopher THE SHOCKING SECRET BEHIND QUILL'S QUEST REVEALED! QUILL has made it to the BAXTER BUILDING... but with the hidden weapon in reach, a shocking secret will turn the quest on its head! This is the issue everyone will be talking about - the biggest surprise in the WASTELANDS universe since WOLVERINE's tragic encounter in OLD MAN LOGAN. DO NOT MISS IT! Parental Advisory
MARVEL TEAM-UP #4 MARVEL COMICS (W) Clint McElroy (A) Ig Guara (CA) Rud, Anna A BRAND-NEW STORY BEGINS HERE! The sudden reappearance of Mar-Vell, the first Captain Marvel, draws Carol Danvers and Kamala Khan back together for an out-of-this-world adventure! But is the man behind the mask who he claims to be? And can Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel stay on the same page long enough to find out? Podcast superstar and Adventure Zone scribe CLINT McELROY and ALL-NEW WOLVERINE artist Ig Guara, take the reins of an electrifying new team-up tale! Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #5 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Vita Ayala (A) German Peralta (CA) Patrick Zircher THE AGE OF X-MAN CONCLUDES! Tensions have finally boiled over - it's an all-out prison riot! Will Bishop be able to lead his fellow prisoners in tearing down the walls, or will they all end up buried beneath them? Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN APOCALYPSE AND X-TRACTS #5 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Tim Seeley (A) Salva Espin (CA) Gerardo Sandoval THE AGE OF X-MAN CONCLUDES! Apocalypse stands revealed, and his place in this world laid bare! What will his X-Tracts make of this revelation? Rated T+
AGE OF X-MAN OMEGA #1 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler (A) Simone Buonfantino (CA) Phil Noto THE AGE OF X-MAN CONCLUDES! As twilight falls on the Age of X-Man, the X-Men are forced to decide what they stand for. Rated T+
DEAD MAN LOGAN #9 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey RETURN OF THE BEAST! Before he left the Wastelands, Old Man Logan slayed the feral, cannibalistic animal once called Victor Creed, better known as Sabretooth. Their centuries-long rivalry ended the only way it could: with a corpse. But nothing tends to stay dead out here except the ones you love... Parental Advisory
UNCANNY X-MEN #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Whilce Portacio It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever. Rated T+
UNCANNY X-MEN #22 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Whilce Portacio It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever. Rated T+
STAR WARS #68 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto REBELS AND ROGUES! "The evil lord Darth Vader, obsessed with finding young Skywalker, has dispatched thousands of remote probes into the far reaches of space..." That's right - you remember the opening titles of The Empire Strikes Back. Now find out what happened just before, as Luke and his friends launch a desperate, three-pronged mission of deception to keep the Empire from finding their new rebel base in a brand-new epic from the new ongoing team of Greg "PLANET HULK" Pak and Phil "POE DAMERON" Noto! Featuring Han and Leia undercover in a noir world of romance and danger! Luke and R2 facing off against the Executor in a single X-Wing! And Chewie and Threepio, the greatest team-up you never knew you always needed! Rated T
STAR WARS #69 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto TRICKS AND TRAPS! The REBELS AND ROGUES epic continues as our heroes deploy their plans to trick their Imperial pursuers... and everything falls apart! CHEWIE and THREEPIO face moral quandaries - and mortal danger - when they learn the uninhabited planet they're supposed to destroy isn't quite so uninhabited. Will the FORCE be with LUKE in a bar fight? And who is DAR CHAMPION... and what does he have to do with Leia's past? Rated T
STAR WARS AOR FINN #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Phil Noto A LITTLE REBELLION! Before he was a rebel hero, FINN had another calling. He was... a janitor. But how could this lead FN-2187 to question everything? How much action can someone see mopping floors and dealing with a pest problem? It turns out, a whole lot. Rated T
STAR WARS AOR SPECIAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor & Various (A) Elsa Charretier, More (CA) Phil Noto A ONE-SHOT SPECIAL FEATURING YOUR FAVORITE CHARACTERS FROM THE NEW STAR WARS TRILOGY! Star Wars fans first met Resistance leader and confidante of Leia Organa VICE ADMIRAL AMILYN HOLDO at the end of her story in 2017's The Last Jedi-now, witness her triumphant beginning! This July, Hugo Award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson (MS. MARVEL) explores a pivotal conflict in Holdo's early career that will start the young woman down the path to heroic infamy for the rebellion! With her ship at the mercy of a dangerous enemy, it's up to Holdo to outsmart their foe and win the confidence of her compatriots in the process. With art by Elsa Charratier! The infamous "pirate queen" of Takodana, MAZ KANATA, thought she'd seen everything in her thousand-plus years of running a bar and hiring smugglers. But it turns out that the criminal underworld is always full of new surprises...especially when she hires HAN SOLO and CHEWBACCA for a job! Story by Tom Taylor (AGE OF RESISTANCE)! o And Poe Dameron's loyal companion, the astromech droid BB-8, just can't seem to stay out of trouble. His missions always seem to escalate into a full-blown adventures! And if it means a win for his friends and the heroic Resistance freedom-fighters the little droid will stop at nothing to get the job done! Story by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS! Rated T
STAR WARS AOR CAPTAIN PHASMA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Phil Noto ANOTHER GUN! STORMTROOPERS don't get a name. They are simply a tool of the EMPIRE. But PHASMA has a name, and one young soldier wants what she has. One stormtrooper has ambition. And this ambition is on a collision course with CAPTAIN PHASMA. Rated T
STAR WARS TARGET VADER #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Robbie Thompson (A) Marc Laming (CA) Nic Klein THE HUNTER! DARTH VADER is on the hunt for a mysterious criminal syndicate operating outside of THE EMPIRE's rule. But little does he know he's being hunted by a group of the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunters, hired by the syndicate to take out Vader once and for all. Led by fallen Imperial Officer BEILERT VALANCE, this ragtag group of assassins will stop at nothing to kill the biggest bounty of their lives. Rated T
STAR WARS GALAXYS EDGE #4 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Will Sliney (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards THE GREATER OF TWO EVILS! As the elite RED FURY stormtroopers of THE FIRST ORDER edge closer, KENDOH and her crew are running out of time to run their heist. But what does the mysterious score have to do with a DOCTOR APHRA mission 30 years in the past? Only Dok-Ondar knows the secret, and he may have to kill to keep it! Rated T
STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #4 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Roge Antonia, Ig Guara (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards A NEW MISSION! A betrayal from one of their own! Is the squadron even ready to fly again after so many losses? And who are these new pilots who think they're good enough to join the ranks of SHADOW WING? Rated T
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #6 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Marc Aspinall Nothing will ever be the same after the attack on Xander. But with the Mistress Drusilla and Spike closer to opening the Hellmouth, Buffy is out of time to save her friend-and everyone else in Sunnydale!