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September brings many story lines which will lead into an interesting Fall. Let's get to it starting with:
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Todd McFarlane & Various (CA) Todd McFarlane TODD McFARLANE returns to pencil and ink SPAWN #301-with GREG CAPULLO, JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, CLAYTON CRAIN, JEROME OPEÑA, and FRANCESCO MATTINA, and even more surprises to come in the record-breaking, longest-running creator-owned comic book in history!
(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Marcelo Frusin END OF STORY ARC
Kick-Ass faces Rosa the assassin in this violent story arc climax. But is Patience too deep inside the criminal underworld to escape?
ALIENS COLONIAL MARINES RISING THREAT #1
(W) Brian Wood (A) Werther Dell'Edera, Michael Atiyeh (CA) Tristan Jones, Simon Gough Tying into the events from the upcoming Cold Iron Studios video game, this series delves into the formative years of the Colonial Marines. Introducing Olivia Shipp, leader of a squad of battle-weary Marines who have defied orders to rescue the survivors of a refinery under siege.
o Based on characters from the upcoming Aliens video game! o Written by Brian Wood of Aliens: Resistance!
LEX LUTHOR YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1
(W) Jason Latour (A) Bryan Hitch, Andrew Currie (CA) Francis Manapul Apex Lex has made his offer to the villains of the DC Universe...but has the super-powered evil genius gotten what he truly desires? The most deadly predator in the Multiverse has set out to answer that question by seeking out his counterparts on other Earths. But will this meeting of the Luthors be the greatest team-up in all of creation...or end in a bloodbath?
RIDDLER YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1 (W) Mark Russell (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Mikel Janin Lex Luthor has presented dark gifts to super-villains across the DC Universe, setting off what can only be called the Year of the Villain. Unfortunately, resources are limited, so not everyone got something. The Riddler is one such person, and he is most displeased about it. Was this merely an oversight or a deliberate slight? The Riddler is determined to find out which-and so should you!
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES MILLENNIUM #1 (OF 2)
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Jim Lee & Various (CA) Ryan Sook Brought to you by some of comics' greatest talents, this epic story spans the course of 1,000 years and, for the very first time, connects all of DC's future timelines! Starring the unlikeliest of DC heroes as she learns to cope with newfound immortality and roams through the disparate societies of Batman Beyond, Kamandi and Tommy Tomorrow, wrestling with her own inner demons and desperately trying to find her purpose in an ever-changing world. Do not miss this truly unique take on tomorrow's DC Universe, all leading up to a special launch on the millennium!
DCEASED A GOOD DAY TO DIE #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Laura Braga & Various (CA) Ryan Sook While the mainstays of the Justice League-Superman, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman - battle the worldwide infection in the pages of DCEASED, a group of other heroes work to stop the impending apocalypse-no matter who they have to kill! Mr. Terrific assembles a motley group of surviving heroes including Mister Miracle, Big Barda, John Constantine, Blue Beetle and Booster Gold as they attempt to fight back against the tide of death. Can this ragtag group save the world where the Justice League has thus far failed?
BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #3 (OF 8)
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy Batman salvages a groundbreaking clue from the wreckage of Wayne Manor and recruits Harley Quinn to confront The Joker for answers about the mystery of Gotham City's foundations! Their investigation takes a dire turn in the darkest corners of Arkham, and Gordon's life is in peril after a new commissioner is named.
ACTION COMICS #1015 YOTV
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) David Marquez Breakout Wonder Comics hero Naomi makes her Metropolis debut as the teen hero looks to Superman to help her navigate her unexpected new role as a hero in the DC Universe. Hoping to answer the remain questions about her origin, lineage and greater purpose on Earth, Naomi not only gets the attention of the Man of Steel but also Gotham City's Dark Knight Detective, as Batman takes an interest in her quick rise to prominence
AQUAMAN #52 YOTV
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A) Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques (CA) Robson Rocha, Jason Paz Black Manta is reunited with his dead father...but at a great cost to both! Meanwhile, Aquaman's investigation into the Amnesty Bay killer takes a stunning turn, and Mera must make a life-altering decision!
BATGIRL #39 YOTV
(W) Cecil Castellucci (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico After learning about "The Offer" from Killer Moth, Batgirl is on the case to figure out who is behind the rise of the villains in the DC Universe! Meanwhile, the Terrible Trio has gained full control over Oracle and is forcing her to cater to their every whim. But what happens when their puppet decides to cut her strings? Could this be the end of the Terrible Trio?
BATMAN #78 YOTV
(W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann (CA) Tony S. Daniel In the first part of a "City of Bane" interlude, Batman receives help from an ally he thought he had lost for good: Catwoman! Still recovering from the beatings he took from Bane and Flashpoint Batman, the Dark Knight readies himself for a return to Gotham City, and it's Selina Kyle who holds the key. She knows how Bane is fueling his regime, and she'll help Batman shut down the supply line-but first she has to whip the battered hero into shape.
(W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann (CA) Tony S. Daniel In the concluding chapter of the two-part "City of Bane" interlude, Batman and Catwoman pull a job to stop Bane's supply ship from smuggling dangerous cargo into Gotham City. It'll send a message back to the big guy that his reign of terror is soon to be over...but what does it also signal for the future of Bruce and Selina?
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #5 YOTV
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Tyler Kirkham The Outsiders must stop Ishmael if they hope to rescue Sofia and bring her back to Gotham City to meet with Batman. But vanquishing such a fearsome opponent will have dire consequences, especially for one member of the team...
BATMAN SUPERMAN #2
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) David Marquez The Batman Who Laughs' plot is bigger than either the Caped Crusader or the Man of Steel realized. Following a showdown with the devious killer's first sentinel, a jacked-up, Dark Multiverse-infected Shazam!, the pair has to figure out who else has been targeted for similar transformations. Their first two guesses: someone very close to Batman and the one hero that would make failure nearly impossible-Superman himself!
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #5 (OF 6)
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles think they've figured out how to tear apart Krang's Combined Multiverse and restore their reality. But Krang has planned this moment for years. With his robot army, he's ready to destroy them all. And if Batman can't remember the last missing piece in his life, there may be no hope left!
BATMAN VS RAS AL GHUL #2 (OF 6)
(W/A/CA) Neal Adams While Bruce Wayne confronts his wards at Wayne Manor (they seem to believe there's a Batcave in the basement?), Batman is having a far worse time. Ra's al Ghul has arranged for him to suffer, and when the villain emerges from the shadows, the detective pays in pain!
CATWOMAN #15 YOTV
(W) V. Ram (A) Mirka Andolfo (CA) Joëlle Jones After running a gauntlet of assassins to get her hands on the dossier detailing all the illegal activities of Villa Hermosa, Selina Kyle must go up against the big bosses of the criminal underworld. She must deal with their gun-toting mercenaries, yakuza hit women and the masked bounty hunter Lock-Up. All while still carrying a price on her head. Is there a way she can collect both big prizes herself and still walk away alive?
DETECTIVE COMICS #1011 YOTV
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Christian Duce (CA) Guillem March In order to carry out his contract and get what he's owed, Deadshot must kill Lucius Fox. Batman isn't about to let that happen, but without the use of lethal force, does he stand a chance against Deadshot? Plus, Mr. Freeze sets the last piece of his "Year of the Villain" master plan in motion!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1012
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza "Year of the Villain" kicks into overdrive! Victor Fries has only ever wanted one thing...to bring his wife Nora back to life in a healthy body. Now, with Lex Luthor's aid, Victor's wish will finally come true. But how will Nora adjust to the new world she has missed? And how will Batman try to tear Victor's dream away from him?
DEATHSTROKE #47 YOTV
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Fernando Pasarin, Cam Smith (CA) Jason Paz, Carlo Pagulayan After being pronounced dead, Slade Wilson awakens in his daughter's apartment with no memory of how he got there. Meanwhile, Jericho's newly discovered powers continue to escalate, severing the now-godlike Joseph from his own humanity. Will absolute power corrupt Deathstroke's good son?
EVENT LEVIATHAN #4 (OF 6)
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev Batman versus Superman! Witness the interrogation of the decade as Bruce Wayne tears into Superman to find the missing piece of the Leviathan puzzle they both need. It's a battle of wits and wills as the greatest detectives in the universe get together to figure out the why and how of Leviathan before it's too late. And when that doesn't work...in comes Lois Lane! From the creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, it's another fully painted noir thriller that will tear a bloody trail through the DC Universe.
FLASH #78 YOTV
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona It's "The Death of the Speed Force" for the Flash as our hero squares off with new force users Fuerza, Steadfast and Psych! If the Flash can't convince his fellow speedsters to unite and find a cure for the dying Speed Force, certain death awaits! Plus, Captain Cold's latest recruit is a familiar friend who's got a brand-new grudge...
GREEN LANTERN #11
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Liam Sharp On the edge of reality, Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Star Sapphire face death by power ring firing squad! Yes, Hal and Carol Ferris reunite (sort of) as they fight their way out of the improbable turn of events of the previous issue! In fact, with what happens next issue, they may not want to survive this one...
HARLEY QUINN #65 YOTV
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Sami Basri (CA) Guillem March After an unimaginable loss, "The Trials of Harley Quinn" come to a screeching halt. As Harley attempts to pick up the pieces and move forward, Mirand'r comes to her with a new offer...one that she can't refuse!
HAWKMAN #16 YOTV
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Pat Olliffe, Tom Palmer A wounded Hawkman and the Shade are forced to follow the newly empowered Shadow Master into the Shadowlands. In this place, the all-new and all-powerful Shadow Thief controls all. What hopes do a weakened Hawkman and Shade have against a god of shadows?
JUSTICE LEAGUE #31 YOTV
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Jorge Jimenez (CA) Francis Manapul "The Justice Doom War" part two! The culmination of Lex Luthor's plan hinges on his beating the Justice League to the prize, ratcheting up the peril as the Year of the Villain continues! The Totality has shattered and its pieces have been tossed across space and time. Thus, the Justice League must also split apart, forming three search teams to comb the past, present, and future to re-combine the Totality before the Legion of Doom can get its villainous hands on the cosmic weapon. What allies will our heroes find in these other timelines? In the future, it's the Last Boy on Earth, Kamandi! But in the past, there are the familiar faces of the Justice Society of America!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #32
(W) James TynionIV, Scott Snyder (A) Howard Porter (CA) Francis Manapul "The Justice Doom War" part three! Things are getting dangerous across the time stream. On one side of time, the Justice League team finds heroic purpose; on the other, it's a future full of chaos and trial. It's the Totality in action. If they can't stop Lex's Legion across all fronts, there may be only one other option: embrace Doom!
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15 YOTV
(W) James TynionIV (A) Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez (CA) Guillem March The Floronic Man, Papa Midnite, Klarion the Witch Boy, Solomon Grundy...Circe has gathered her Injustice League Dark for a reason, and it is going to tear the world of magic apart! Just as Wonder Woman thought the realms of magic were back under control, a new witching war brought on by this unstoppable group of villains threatens to destroy everything. Can she find out what Circe is after, and stop her before it's too late?
JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #13 YOTV
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Will Conrad Sepulkore is activated! The entire Ghost Sector has been imprisoned and enslaved as a new realm of Apokolips, with Darkseid as its supreme ruler! Returned to power, with reborn New Gods at his side and the Ghost Sector as an implacable fortress, Darkseid sets his sights on the remaining universe! Can anyone stand in his way? Where are Justice League Odyssey? And what are the shocking identities of the heralds who now do Darkseid's malevolent bidding?
LOIS LANE #3 (OF 12)
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Mike Perkins Jon Kent surprises his mother with a visit to her hideout in Chicago with big news that ties directly into the events of SUPERMAN #15, also on sale this month. While Lois must deal with her now-17-year-old son making life-changing decisions, the two Questions-Renee Montoya and Vic Sage-try to understand their own confusing continuity.
NIGHTWING #64 YOTV
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Ronan Cliquet (CA) Bruno Redondo Blüdhaven explodes in violence as a riot erupts in the streets. Ric can't face this alone, so he'll have to enlist the support of the Nightwings. Meanwhile, Talon has taken Bea captive to lure Ric into his grasp and reintroduce him (for the first time, in Ric's memory) to the Court of Owls.
RED HOOD OUTLAW #38 YOTV
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Kenneth Rocafort (CA) Dan Mora This is the Year of the Villain, and Red Hood has been tasked by Lex Luthor with training the worst teens in the DC Universe to become the super-villains of tomorrow. But while these kids may think they're the future of villainy, they're about to learn they may already be doomed. Reiser is rampaging through a S.T.A.R. Labs facility, unleashed like never before. Can the Red Hood see DNA, Cloud Nine, Devour and the enigmatic Babe in Arms safely home, or is this one field trip no one should have gotten permission to go on? Plus, where in the world are Artemis and Bizarro now?
SUPERGIRL #34 YOTV
(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira (CA) Jesus Merino After months on the outer edges of the universe, Supergirl is back on Earth! But things are not as she left them-her adoptive parents have disappeared without a trace, Leviathan's plans are in motion and a Brainiac lurks in the shadows with its sights set on Kara! Oh, and what about that grave? The truth of who is in it will shake Supergirl to her very core!
SUPERMAN #15 YOTV
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis At last, it's the return of the Legion of Super-Heroes! The greatest super heroes of the 32nd century have traveled back in time not just to meet the heroes who inspired them, but to make an offer...but to which hero? And why will that choice tear Superman's life apart? Plus, the fallout from Lex Luthor's conversation with Lois Lane escalates! What dark secret did Lex tell Lois?
SUPERMANS PAL JIMMY OLSEN #3 (OF 12)
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Steve Lieber Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today in this catalog to remember our friend, Superman's pal, the late Jimmy Olsen...'s assassination decoy! Wait, somebody killed Jimmy's decoy body? But whodunit? And, like, whydunit? And...wait, when did Jimmy get a decoy of himself? What we do know is it's not safe for Jimmy in the City of Tomorrow anymore, and with Superman busy and all (you read that SUPERMAN #15 solicit yet?), Jimmy's best bet is to solve his own murder within the safe borders of Gotham City! (Seriously, "safe"?)
TEEN TITANS #34 YOTV
(W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Francis Manapul Who is crazy enough to steal a djinn's ring? We'll do you one better: How much damage can you do with a stolen djinn ring? Robin and the Teen Titans hunt the thief of magic...but are they looking in the wrong place? The Year of the Villain strikes close to home-a major turning point in the Titans status quo starts here!
TERRIFICS #20 YOTV
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Dan Mora Invasion of the backwards! The broken brute Bizarro accesses a time machine and decides to help the world by making it a better place-Bizarro-style! A misguided attempt at heroism turns deadly and only the Terrifics can stop the dawn of the broken age of man!
WONDER WOMAN #78 YOTV
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Jesus Merino Her fabled bracelets shattered, her will broken, Wonder Woman...defeated? The wrath of Cheetah has been unleashed and, armed with the fabled Godkiller sword, even Amazons will fall before her!
WONDER WOMAN #79
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Jesus Merino (CA) Aaron Lopresti Must a world without love be one without our hero? Wonder Woman is forced to discover a new way to fight after the destruction of her golden lasso and unbreakable bracelets at the hands of Cheetah and her God Killer sword. How can she possibly stop the unstoppable?
BATMAN UNIVERSE #3 (OF 6)
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Nick Derington Available to comics shops for the first time! The hunt for the Fabergé egg and the secrets it contains continues across the DC Universe, as Batman escapes Thanagar and Gorilla City, only to land with Green Lantern on Dinosaur Island! Can these heroes stop Vandal Savage before he unlocks the egg's secrets? Originally published in BATMAN GIANT #7 and #8.
SUPERMAN UP IN THE SKY #3 (OF 6)
(W) Tom King (A) Sandra Hope, Andy Kubert (CA) Andy Kubert Available to comics shops for the first time! Superman is tormented by visions of the death of Lois Lane while awaiting his release from a bureaucratic prison planet! Then, a detour through time lands the Man of Steel on the battlefields of World War II next to Sgt. Rock and the combat happy joes of Easy Company! Originally published in SUPERMAN GIANT #7 and #8.
WONDER WOMAN COME BACK TO ME #3 (OF 6)
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Tom Derenick, Trevor Scott (CA) Amanda Conner Available to comics shops for the first time! Trapped on a mysterious island, Wonder Woman must overcome injury and her own waning powers if she's going to keep her friends alive! And an attack by Cheetah leads the group to a mysterious landing site. Originally published in JUSTICE LEAGUE GIANT #7 and WONDER WOMAN GIANT #1!
TRANSFORMERS #13 (W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Winston Chan The hunt is on! Chromia and Prowl launch a massive security operation, desperately trying to track down two murderers. Bumblebee visits an injured Windblade, Orion Pax, Sentinel Prime, and Megatron wrestle for control and influence-and nobody knows whose side (if anyone's) Termagax and Starscream are on in all of this! * Now shipping monthly! * A new arc begins here! * When things get bad, can Security Operations tell who is friend and who is foe? * The bold new era continues! Cybertron's fate hangs in the balance as Transformers begins a new story arc!
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #1
(W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn't always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots-the Constructicons-emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron's history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in "Constructicons Rising," Part One! * Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski! * An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy! * A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form-Devastator! * The bold new era continues! * Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #4 (OF 5)
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Alex Milne "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON", PART 4! The Ghostbusters and their Autobot allies search the greater New York City area for the missing ghost of Starscream-and discover something much worse has been drawn to Earth. Can our heroes overcome this evil ectoplasmic entity before it utterly annihilates everything in order to achieve its ends? Find out in the penultimate chapter of this team up for the ages: TRANSFORMERS/GHOSTBUSTERS "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON" #4!
GI JOE #1
(W) Paul Allor (A/CA) Chris Evenhuis Tyranny is on the rise as Cobra topples governments and spreads its ruthless power across the globe. In these trying times, desperate measures are taken. The new G.I. Joe program recruits civilian spies and saboteurs: ordinary people, living in occupied territories, who will put their lives on the line to strike back through clandestine but high-impact missions. Join these new recruits as they resist Cobra control, fight to make a better world for all, and find out just what they are capable of. * Featuring your favorite Joes, alongside brand new characters! * A new vision of G.I. Joe for a new generation! * G.I. Joe like you've never seen before!
STAR TREK DISCOVERY AFTERMATH #2 (OF 3)
(W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A) Tony Shasteen (CA) Angel Hernandez As Spock deals with the loss of his sister Michael Burnham, Captain Pike makes an offer to the Klingons. But will the enemies of Chancellor L'Rell ignite a new war instead? Don't miss this amazing new series that follows after the shocking conclusion of season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.
STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #6 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Jody Houser (A) Silvia Califano (CA) Stephen Thompson With the crew at each other's throats due to the Truth Artifact, Captain Kirk decides to head back to the dead planet it came from to find answers before it's too late. Meanwhile, Uhura has found that the artifact allows her to communicate with their Tholian passenger. The final voyages of the five-year mission continue here!
TMNT ONGOING #98 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (A) Michael Dialynas (CA) Dave Wachter "City at War," Part 6. As power in New York City's underworld is consolidated, the populace goes to the polls to potentially elect Baxter Stockman as Mayor. A devastating act will change the city forever, and Raphael must choose which side he's on! A pivotal issue with major events that will change the course of TMNT history!
TMNT URBAN LEGENDS #17
(W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco After a bloody run-in with a group of wannabe-heroes combing the sewers for giant alligators, Leonardo tries to make sense of it all-the Turtles cleared out all the gators when they were kids! Well... except for one. And all signs point to the return of an old nemesis: Leatherhead! 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 RISE OF TMNT SOUND OFF #3 (OF 3)
(W) Matthew K. Manning (A/CA) Chad Thomas The TMNT will have to use all of their cunning and skills to best their new adversaries! But victory will all depend on April finding her voice before it's too late! The conclusion to another hilarious Rise of the TMNT adventure!
SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 5)
(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Olivier Coipel WHO IS CADAVEROUS?! The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September! Rated T
HOUSE OF X #4 (OF 6)
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz Xavier's dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans' plan to eliminate them. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS, SECRET WARS) continues his reshaping of the X-Universe alongside Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
HOUSE OF X #5 (OF 6)
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz Xavier's dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans' plan to eliminate them. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS, SECRET WARS) continues his reshaping of the X-Universe alongside Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
POWERS OF X #4 (OF 6) (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
POWERS OF X #5 (OF 6)
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
MARVEL COMICS #1001
(W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Amanda Conner & Various (CA) Rod Reis THE BIGGEST STORY IN MARVEL HISTORY CONTINUES! WHO IS THE MYSTERIOUS NEW CHARACTER FROM MARVEL'S PAST? It was a story too large for any one issue, with too many classic Marvel creators who wanted to be a part of the fun! And so the party continues on with this additional celebratory issue, featuring additional secrets and revelations about the Eternity Mask and the person who now wears it! Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #3 (OF 4) AC (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman THE SUMMER OF SLAUGHTER CONTINUES! • After the harrowing events at the end of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #2, Venom and Spider-Man have to deal with the hard truth that not everybody will make it out of this conflict in one piece... if they make it out at all, that is. • As Carnage continues to amass strength and allies, Venom and Spider-Man realize that the only way to beat him is to do the same... Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30 AC
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN! • Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy... • Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock. • There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT! Rated T
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE VS DEADPOOL #2 (OF 3) AC
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Tyler Kirkham CARNAGE'S MOST WANTED! • Having hosted five separate symbiotes, Deadpool becomes a prime target for codex hunters. • Dark Carnage puts a big target on Deadpool's back, and the most dangerous forces in the Marvel Universe are on his trail! • There's only one way out...and it will be ABSOLUTE CARNAGE. Parental Advisory
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE AVENGERS #1 AC
(W) Leah Williams (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Clayton Crain CAPTAIN AMERICA! HAWKEYE! THE THING! WOLVERINE! Years ago, Cletus Kasady used the Carnage symbiote to take over a small town called Doverton, Colorado, as well as the team of Avengers who arrived to stop him! Barely able to free themselves from his control during their first meeting, this small band of heroes will have no choice but to assemble once more after they discover that Doverton's entire population has recently fallen victim to Carnage's more lethal designs... Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE LETHAL PROTECTORS #2 (OF 3) AC
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque (CA) Iban Coello • The Cult of Carnage is on the hunt for Misty Knight! • Can the team of Iron Fist, Morbius and Cloak & Dagger defeat the newly resurrected DEMOGOBLIN?! • Hell hath no fury like a goblin's scorn! Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE MILES MORALES #2 (OF 3) AC
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Federico Vincentini (CA) Clayton Crain CONSUMED BY CARNAGE! • Miles sacrificed himself protecting others, and was taken by Carnage's dark doppelgangers! • Now Kletus is sending Miles after one of Peter Parker's friends, and if Miles can't stop himself, he better hope someone shows up who can beat a dark symbiote-powered Spider-Man! Rated T
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SCREAM #2 (OF 3) AC
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Gerardo Sandoval • Patricia Robertson may know symbiotes...but nothing could have ever prepared her for their god, KNULL! • With Carnage building strength to call the symbiote god to Earth, Patricia must harness the power of the Scream symbiote! • Can Scream withstand the draw of Knull, or are they doomed to be another casualty? Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SYMBIOTE OF VENGEANCE #1 AC
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Philip Tan Carnage is hunting down previous symbiote hosts for codices that will unlock a direct link to the symbiote god Knull! And he's not asking nicely...he's taking them by force! Which means former Ghost Rider Alejandra Jones is next on his hit list! With Johnny Blaze preoccupied as Hell's king, it's up to Danny Ketch to ride again and keep Alejandra out of Carnage's clutches!!! Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #1 AC
(W) Peter David (A) Francesco Mobili (CA) Greg Land AN UNTOLD TALE OF A SYMBIOTIC HOST FROM YESTERYEAR... During its first visit to New York City, the alien symbiote that would come to be known as Venom bonded to a host that wasn't Spider-Man or Eddie Brock. Face front, True Believers, as this mysterious man meets his destiny... at the hands of CARNAGE! Rated T
VENOM #18 AC
(W) Donny Cates (A) Iban Coello (CA) Kyle Hotz ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN! • Carnage's unlikely and symbiotic allies swarm Venom and his family! • As all hell continues to break loose as Carnage's army swarms the streets of New York, Eddie Brock has his hands full at Rex's Warehouse! Rated T+
WEB OF BLACK WIDOW #1 (OF 5)
(W) Jody Houser (A) Stephen Mooney (CA) Jung-Geun Yoon BLACK WIDOW: YEAR ONE! One of Marvel Comics' longest-running female heroes finally gets her due! Natasha Romanoff is the deadliest spy in the Marvel Universe and the beating heart of the Avengers. But when a mysterious figure starts exploiting her past, the Widow may have to go back to Black - and off the grid. Who can she trust in this web of deceit? And more importantly - can her friends trust her? Don't miss the spy tale of the century! Rated T+
KING THOR #1 (OF 4)
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Esad Ribic SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY! The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER series that kicked off one of the most epic runs in Marvel history are back together for one last ride with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a broken realm and a dying universe, as he stood in battle against the Butcher of Gods, wielder of All-Black the Necrosword. Now that nefarious blade has returned, in the hands of Thor's all-time greatest enemy - his brother, Loki - for one final, cataclysmic showdown. Behold the book no comics fan should miss - the celebration of the end of a truly Marvelous era. Rated T+
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #3 (OF 6)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven From the Fantastic Four to the Death of Phoenix, witness the awe and majesty of the beginnings of the Modern Marvel Universe! Rated T
AVENGERS LOKI UNLEASHED #1
(W) Roger Stern (A) Ron Lim (CA) Patrick Zircher Classic AVENGERS writer Roger Stern returns to Earth's Mightiest Heroes for an all-new adventure set during his time on the series - and with INFINITY WAR'S Ron Lim providing the art! The Siege of Avengers Mansion is over, and the Avengers are battered and in disarray! It's the worst time of all for Loki to discover a new source of mystic energies - one that connects to another classic villain and that will have dire consequences for all of reality unless those Avengers who remain standing are able to intercede! Rated T+
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Stefano Caselli THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS! If the Avengers thought one Ghost Rider was tough to deal with, wait'll they see how many Spirits of Vengeance have just been unleashed by the King of Hell, Johnny Blaze! Including the craziest, most powerful Rider of them all...That's right, it's the Avengers vs. Cosmic Ghost Rider! Rated T+
SAVAGE AVENGERS #5
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Deodato (CA) David Finch • The Marrow God has eaten the sentient population of entire planets, but he never had to dance with the Savage Avengers. Kulan Gath is on the verge of defeat...or is that what he wanted the entire time? • A Pyrrhic victory lights a fuse that will only burn more of the Marvel Universe. • Plus, the Punisher is curious about Crom... Parental Advisory
CAPTAIN AMERICA #14
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Jason Masters (CA) Alex Ross "THE LEGEND OF STEVE" CONTINUES! As Steve Rogers continues to try to prove his innocence and remain one step ahead of the pursuing Nick Fury, he and Mockingbird journey to Iowa, where a town is held in the thrall of the mysterious group known only as -THEM! Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #23
(W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross • The war has come home - and Shadow Base is the battleground. • The stage is set for the final confrontation between the new ABOMINATION... • ...and the IMMORTAL HULK. Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #24
(W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross • As the war with Shadow Base comes to a brutal, bloody end, Bruce Banner has a choice to make. • And the repercussions of that choice will have an effect on every single life on this planet... • ...including the IMMORTAL HULK. Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #29
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley • The aftershocks from Mary Jane's recent decision are felt throughout Spider-Man's life! • With that throwing Peter's life into upheaval, a super villain rearing their head is NOT HELPFUL! Rated T
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #12
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Juan Cabal (CA) Andrew Robinson • We haven't seen Mary Jane Watson since #1, but that's about to change with this almost ALL-MJ issue! • MJ saves Spidey, helps Aunt May and basically saves the day. • Face it, readers, you just hit the jackpot. Rated T
MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #10
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Mahmud Asrar SPIDER-SEMIQUINCENTENNIAL OR BIG 250th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE? That's right, it's our 250th issue and it's Miles Morales' birthday! But YOU'RE getting all the gifts! A mystery dating back to Miles' first appearance? Answered! A terrifying villain destined to become one of Miles' greatest adversaries? Revealed! Special guests, like maybe Peter Parker: Spider-Man? YOU KNOW IT! All busting out of 25 pages by main series storytellers Saladin Ahmed and Javier Garrón, PLUS a bonus back-up by Ahmed and a special guest artist delving into the history of your new favorite character, STARLING! Your FOMO is well-founded! DON'T MISS IT! Rated T
SPIDER-MAN VELOCITY #2 (OF 5)
(W) Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Skan GET SWEPT AWAY IN THE FIRST ALL-ORIGINAL STORY SET IN THE GAMERVERSE! • SPIDER-MAN tests his new armored suit in a trial by combat! • Strange things are afoot in NYC as Mary Jane continues her investigation into the horrific hauntings - and finds herself the prey of the poltergeist! • But will teaming up to solve the mystery strengthen Peter and MJ's relationship...or doom it? Rated T
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #11
(W) Christos Gage (A/CA) Mike Hawthorne • Otto Octavius, the Superior Spider-Man, saved San Francisco several times, defeated Terrax and Master Pandemonium and has built quite a life for himself. • Sadly, the Spider-Powered Norman Osborn from SPIDER-GEDDON has arrived to destroy it all. • Does Otto stand a chance of stopping him? Does he stand a chance at LIVING THROUGH this?! Rated T+
FANTASTIC FOUR #14
(W) Dan Slott (A) Paco Medina (CA) Mike Deodato POINT OF ORIGIN begins! One of Reed Richards' biggest regrets leads to a voyage to the one place in the universe the Fantastic Four have never been. A bold new chapter into the heart (and the start) of the Marvel Universe... and it all begins here! Don't you dare miss this one! Rated T
INVISIBLE WOMAN #3 (OF 5)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mattia De Iulis (CA) Adam Hughes Super hero-turned-spy Susan Richards is tracking her former partner across the world. If her invisibility and force fields don't help her find him in time, they're both headed for execution! Rated T
VALKYRIE JANE FOSTER #3
(W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) CAFU (CA) Mahmud A. Asrar VALKYRIE TAKES A BELOVED FRIEND ON THE JOURNEY OF THEIR AFTERLIFE! When a longstanding Marvel character dies at the hands of Bullseye, Jane Foster must accept her new role and carry them to the world beyond. But she is not the Valkyrie of the past - nor is Bullseye's victim any ordinary hero. Valhalla is only one hall of the dead. The multiversal afterlife awaits. Rated T+
(W) Daniel Kibblesmith (A) Oscar Bazaldua (CA) Ozgur Yildirim WELCOME TO HIS NIGHTMARE! The nefarious NIGHTMARE has come to Earth, and only Loki, "The God of Nothing," can stop him from trapping all of New York City into the Nightmare Dimension! But first, he'll need to strike a bargain with a new and powerful force that will change the Marvel Universe forever. Who or what will Loki become when he steps foot into the mysterious HOUSE OF IDEAS? Rated T+
PUNISHER KILL KREW #3 (OF 5)
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Tony Moore THE KREW GROWS! • With the unstoppable Juggernaut by his side, Frank is deadlier than ever! • With Foggy Nelson by his side, Frank is... well represented within the legal system? • The Punisher's merry band of killers (and lawyer) continue their mission of vengeance, but true danger looms right around the corner... Parental Advisory
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #9
(W) Charles Soule & Various (A) Paulo Siqueira, More (CA) David Yardin ALL-WOLVERINE ISSUE! First, Wolverine's decades-long battle with demon the Truth comes to a bloody and brutal finale! Then, head back into the digital world of the .EXE/men to meet their version of Logan! Rated T
SILVER SURFER BLACK #4 (OF 5)
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Tradd Moore • The darkness is spreading, and Knull is winning. • But when the Surfer discovers something with the potential power to turn the tides, is he prepared to pay the terrible price for awakening it? • With the cost of survival already taking its heavy toll on him, does he have any other choice? Rated T+
THANOS #6 (OF 6)
(W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal • The grand finale of this cosmic epic! • Thanos has set into motion the chain of events between him and Gamora that will inspire loyalty, bloodshed and betrayal across the galaxy...but what does the Magus have to do with it? • And more importantly...are you ready to witness the beginning of Thanos' end? Parental Advisory
WOLVERINE ANNUAL #1 (W) Jody Houser (A) Geraldo Borges (CA) David Yardin WOLVERINE BATTLES THE MAGIC, MYSTERY AND MAYHEM OF MORGAN LE FAY! Wolverine's lived many lives - X-Man, Avenger...movie star? Not exactly. But he's followed an aspiring young actress to Los Angeles for a little sunshine and some semblance of a normal life. But behind the gilded golden façade of 1930s Hollywood lurks an unholy cult led by MORGAN LE FAY. Their prey...the young Hollywood hopefuls - including Logan's lady! Will the mighty Logan's claws crumble under the onslaught of the arcane sorceress' magical powers? Find out this September! Rated T
MARVEL TEAM-UP #6
(W) Clint McElroy (A) Ig Guara (CA) Rud, Anna Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel find themselves caught between a madman seeking revenge and the deadly Kree STARFORCE! Whose side will they choose? And will their friendship survive this close encounter of the Kree kind? Rated T+
DEAD MAN LOGAN #11 (OF 12)
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey THE PENULTIMATE ENTRY IN DEAD MAN LOGAN'S STORY! You think you know, but you have NO IDEA what's coming. Follow the series that has critics raving: "A shockingly well-constructed farewell" - Comic Watch "Violent fun" - Comics: The Gathering "A masterpiece" - YouDon'tReadComics.com Parental Advisory
STAR WARS #71
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto • The REBELS AND ROGUES epic continues as our heroes' mission to divert the IMPERIAL FLEET spins out of control! • On K43, the Rock Elders probe THREEPIO'S memories - and allegiances! • Could a droid have more in common with a rock monster than a human? On Lanz Carpo, a rogue takes a fall and a princess fights a vigilante. And on Kalakan, LUKE robs a bank. • Wait, LUKE ROBS A BANK??? Rating T
STAR WARS #72
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto • The time for answers is upon us - and destinies will change! As CHEWIE grapples with a terrible moral choice, LORD VADER reveals his plan for the rock people of K43! • As LUKE questions where he's placed his trust, WARBA reveals her origins and true relationship to the FORCE! • And as LEIA and DAR spin around the dance floor, HAN uncovers the real villains of Lanz Carpo! Rated T
STAR WARS AOR REY #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Phil Noto SEARCH FOR SKYWALKER! • After HAN SOLO'S fall, REY searched for LUKE SKYWALKER. But before Luke, there was LEIA. • Witness never-before-seen moments between REY and GENERAL ORGANA. • What will Rey, CHEWBACCA and R2-D2 encounter on the way to find Leia's missing brother? Rated T
STAR WARS AOR KYLO REN #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Phil Noto A DYNASTY OF DOOM! • ANAKIN SKYWALKER casts a long shadow. • Can KYLO REN ever escape his infamous grandfather's reputation? • Or will he succeed where DARTH VADER failed? Rated T
STAR WARS AOR SUPREME LEADER SNOKE #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Phil Noto THE DEVIL'S APPRENTICE! • SUPREME LEADER SNOKE'S brutal training of KYLO REN begins. • Will the sadistic Snoke break his tormented protégé? • Or has he underestimated the son of HAN and LEIA? Rated T
STAR WARS AOR ROSE TICO #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Phil Noto "MY HERO" • Sisters. Friends. Co-pilots. Growing up, Rose and Paige Tico were everything to each other. • Until the First Order tore their world apart. • See the bond between Rose and Paige before it was forever broken. Rated T
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #36
(W) Si Spurrier (A) Wilton Santos (CA) Ashley Witter UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON PART V! • The sinister propagandists of the COALITION FOR PROGRESS keep a vast gallery of the EMPIRE'S priceless victory trophies - and notorious thief DOCTOR APHRA just got in... • But she won't get the chance to pinch anything. She's here to be initiated into the web of secret schemes she's unwittingly tangled herself in. Can you say "coup"? • (IF yes: don't. Round here, there's always someone listening...) Rated T
STAR WARS TARGET VADER #3 (OF 6)
(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Stefano Landini (CA) Nic Klein THE DOUBLE CROSS! • VALANCE and his crew of bounty hunters have DARTH VADER on the ropes, surrounding him with enemy ships. • Vader is the greatest pilot in the galaxy, though, and he's about to go head to head with the Imperial Navy's former best pilot... Beilert Valance! • But if Valance can survive this aerial duel, will he survive betrayal on land, as a member of the Rebellion lies hidden within his ranks! Rated T
STAR WARS JEDI FALLEN ORDER DARK TEMPLE #1 (OF 5)
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Paolo Villanelli (CA) Marco Checchetto IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN'T UNDERSTAND - A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES! Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order™ the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars™ title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA on their most dangerous mission yet. The Jedi Council has sent them to the remote planet Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a mysterious temple that has been uncovered. But they will come to find that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than the mysteries within it. Clandestine local resistance forces and ruthless corporate security troops in a war for the fate of Ontotho - and the Jedi are caught in the middle! Rating T
STAR WARS JEDI FALLEN ORDER DARK TEMPLE #2 (OF 5)
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Paolo Villanelli (CA) Marco Checchetto Following a sudden ambush in the jungles of Ontotho, Young Padawan Cere Junda is left to find her own way on a hostile planet. But local freedom fighters are happy to take Cere Junda in - if she will fight by their side! Rated T
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #8
(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) David Lopez (CA) Marc Aspinall The Hellmouth is about to break open and unleash all kinds of nightmares onto Sunnydale. And Buffy, no matter how hard she tries, is not ready for it.