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2020 closes out with a bang! Let’s get right to it starting with:
KICK-ASS VS HIT-GIRL #2 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Steve Niles (A) Marcelo Frusin (CA) John Romita Hit-Girl will stop at nothing to destroy the imposter Kick-Ass's gang activity and prevent her masquerading as Dave Lizewski. And when Mindy's violent hunt leads Patience's gang to turn on her, Kick-Ass will realize that she can't run forever.
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Francesco Mattina "CULT OF OMEGA," Conclusion-The FINAL confrontation: SPAWN vs. OMEGA SPAWN to the death! If this villain cannot be defeated, then the fabric of time will begin to tear and out will pour the savage warriors of Heaven and Hell upon Earth. TODD McFARLANE and CARLO BARBERI conclude their gut-wrenching story of SPAWN vs. OMEGA SPAWN.
YOU LOOK LIKE DEATH TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY #4 (OF 6)
(W) Gerard Way, Shaun Simon (A) I.N.J. Culbard (CA) Gabriel Ba The Hollywood Gods reveal why the once-famous Vivian Clarke was blacklisted, and Klaus sees a side of Vivian that scares even him. Business is booming at the underground vampire amusement park-funhouse mirrors don't really work for the undead, but the bobbing-for-apples-in-blood-station is a hit. The vampire chimp boss discovers that Klaus could serve him better alive than dead. o Séance gets his own miniseries!
ALIEN ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY #5 (OF 5)
(W) Cristiano Seixas (A/CA) Guilherme Balbi The fight for survival! Sheer terror befalls the remaining crew members as the Alien claims the ship as its feeding ground. With retaliation proving futile, the only way out is to run
Ghost-Maker is living up to his spectral name as Batman scours Gotham City for any trace of him…but this deadly new vigilante is going to prove a bloody point to the Dark Knight by murdering both Clownhunter and Harley Quinn. That is, unless they kill each other first!
BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1 (OF 6)
The iconic anthology series returns with a brand-new slate of comics’ most exciting and innovative storytellers to explore the Batman mythos in stark black-and-white! In this debut issue:
James Tynion IV and Tradd Moore explore the world of Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins J.H. Williams III returns to DC Comics for a trip through the Dark Knight’s history Emma Rios explores the eternal struggle of the Dark Knight Paul Dini and Andy Kubert pit Batman against an infestation of ninja Man-Bats in the Batcave G. Willow Wilson and Greg Smallwood portray Batman in his strangest standoff ever with Killer Croc With a lineup this strong and a cover by legendary Batman artist Greg Capullo, you won’t want to miss the start of this tremendous collection of Batman tales by some of comics’ top creators!
BATMAN CATWOMAN #1 (OF 12)
At last, Tom King returns to the rocky, romantic saga of Batman and Catwoman with his Heroes in Crisis collaborator, superstar artist Clay Mann! Echoing plot points from King’s epic Batman run, this sweeping tale is told across three timelines: the past, when the Bat and the Cat first fell in love; the present, where their union is threatened by one of Batman’s lost loves; and the future, where the couple have a happy life and legacy—including their daughter Helena, the Batwoman. And as the story begins, after a long marriage, Bruce Wayne passes away—which frees Selina Kyle to settle an old score.
At every stage of their relationship, Bruce and Selina have an unwelcome chaperone: The Joker!
Oh, and that lost love of Bruce’s? It’s Andrea Beaumont—a.k.a. Phantasm. Just thought you’d want to know.
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL #6 (OF 7)
The battle rages as the entire DC Universe stands against the Darkest Knight! Villains fight alongside heroes working as one to banish this demon from the deepest corners of the Dark Multiverse. Meanwhile, the Robin King lurks nearby, his army of Groblins in wait. The dogs of war are loose and no one is safe.
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL THE LAST STORIES OF THE DC UNIVERSE #1 (ONE SHOT)
The last battle against the Batman Who Laughs is at hand…the final fight for everything in the universe. And while the night is usually darkest just before the dawn, what would be the last thing you’d do if you weren’t sure the dawn would ever arrive? Join our heroes in their waning hours as we show their journeys through what could be their final moments…heroes that have fought a million times before, but are keenly aware this could be their endgame. These are the stolen moments detailing the last stories of the DC Universe.
DCEASED DEAD PLANET #6 (OF 7)
The remaining heroes of the DC Universe are stuck between Hell and a hard place! With the Justice League racing against the clock to create a cure, the cruel masters of the southern garden are determined to wipe all anti-life from the planet. Just when you didn’t think it could get worse…the war to save Earth takes a devilish new direction! Trigon is coming to end the world as Hell is long due its payment in souls!
DCS VERY MERRY MULTIVERSE #1 (ONE SHOT)
Joy to all 52 worlds—it’s time to celebrate the holiday season across the DC Multiverse! In ten stories that will light your yule log and spike your eggnog, Batman decks the gaslit halls, Lobo goes Old Testament in space, Ragman learns the true meaning of Saturnalia, President Superman attempts to figure out how Bizarro stole Christmas, and Harley Quinn tries her hand at interdimensional caroling. These seasonal sagas are sure to help you have yourself a very merry Multiverse!
DECTETIVE COMICS #1032
Father vs. son round two! Batman and Damian Wayne are once again butting heads after Bruce uncovers the missing Black Casebook pages in the clutches of his estranged son. But when the notorious Hush captures the entire Bat-Family, the Dark Knight and the former Boy Wonder must put aside their differences to help Nightwing, Batgirl, Signal, Orphan, Red Hood, and Batwoman survive!
GREEN LANTERN SEASON TWO #10 (OF 12)
Meet Hal Jordan’s Earth-11 counterpart in the first skirmish of the Ultrawar! Against a backdrop of cosmic conspiracy and shady interstellar politics, two Green Lanterns and two Star Sapphires enact a foul plan.
JUSTICE LEAGUE ENDLESS WINTER #1 (OF 2)
"Endless Winter" chapter one! The crossover event of the season begins here! The Justice League encounters an extinction-level global storm brewing at the former site of the Fortress of Solitude. Enter the Frost King, a monster mad with power with an army at his command! What devastating mystery lies in his past? And how does he tied to Queen Hippolyta, Swamp Thing, Viking Prince, and their reluctant ally, Black Adam? Two timelines will reveal further clues and secrets throughout each chapter of this blockbuster tale
RORSCHACH #3 (OF 12)
In an instant, 15 million people are dead! What happens when the human psyche is forced to accept such a devastating truth? Follow the story of “the Kid,” a radicalized, gun-toting performer and the right-hand woman of the new Rorschach. See how this masked woman grows from an innocent child to the would-be cold-blooded assassin of a presidential candidate. This detective thriller will unravel the mysteries behind the assassination attempt and reveal how the struggles of these killers connect to larger turmoils of the world. Eisner Award-winning writer Tom King delves into the desperation that leads to radicalization and the questions that can lead a person into violence. Featuring art by new sensation Jorge Fornes with acclaimed colorist Dave Stewart.
SUPERMAN ENDLESS WINTER SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
"Endless Winter" chapter three! Superman finds himself at the center of an epic battle as the Frost King’s hordes of ice monsters come to life. Is this frozen onslaught too much for the Man of Steel, or can he stop it before it rampages across the chilling wasteland the world is becoming and reaches civilization? The answer to this question comes from an unlikely source close to Clark Kent’s earthly roots!
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #1 (ONE SHOT)
When the Anti-Monitor’s deadly grudge match with the Multiverse was finally foiled, there was only one Earth left! But which Earth? That was crucial to what would happen next. In one timeline, Earth-1’s Superman stopped the Superman of Earth-2 from going into final battle, but in the Dark Multiverse, it’s Jor-L of Earth-2 who survives, changing the landscape for all that follows. When Surtur comes looking to crush all life, the beleaguered heroes jump into their next big battle, jumping from one Crisis to the next...but will the last days of the Justice Society of America play out differently if Green Lantern Alan Scott can step into the darkness?
Batman battles Ghost-Maker in the no-holds-barred, bloody conclusion of this epic tale…winner take Gotham City! And the outcome is not what you’re expecting! The future of Gotham City and the fate of Clownhunter hang in the balance!
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS HARLEY QUINN #3 (OF 6)
Harley and the GTO seize an opportunity to investigate the Starlet’s failed murder attempt. When the survivor offers a startling revelation about Agent Hector Quimby, the team acts quickly on the intel (and a handful of colorful clues) to interrogate an inconvenient new suspect. Harley’s fears are realized when she makes a chilling discovery that reminds her of The Joker’s worst obsessive behaviors—a development that casts light on new suspicions and conflicts of interest, and threatens to compromise the whole case.
JUSTICE LEAGUE #58 (ENDLESS WINTER)
"Endless Winter" chapter five! In this turning point issue, the Justice League is scattered across the snow-covered globe, trying to stave off the frozen doom, leaving Green Lantern John Stewart to stand alone. At the Hall of Justice, he begins to piece together clues that could help turn the icy tide that threatens to overwhelm them all. But then an unexpected visitor arrives on cue: the Frost King himself! In the past, however, Queen Hippolyta, Swamp Thing, and Viking Prince witness a terrible decision made by Black Adam—one that will haunt them forever.
It’s the Man of Steel’s last stand in this final Superman tale by the superstar team of Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis, and Joe Prado! Superman comes face to face with an alien race that he desperately wants to help before it is too late. As the cosmically powered race known as the Synmar aim their deadly power at the Man of Steel’s adopted planet, Superman finds himself pushed past anything he has ever faced! Get ready to experience a powerhouse moment for Superman that’s been years in the making
TEEN TITANS ENDLESS WINTER SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) (ENDLESS WINTER)
"Endless Winter" chapter six! Crush, Roundhouse, Kid Flash, and Red Arrow embark on a bonding exercise with new partners from the original New Teen Titans: Donna Troy and Beast Boy? Everyone’s limits will be tested as they brave the challenges of holiday shopping in Manhattan! And then, the city is buried in snow! When they discover a teen whose powers are triggered by the extreme cold, the team must decide if this new arrival is a future hero or villain. And in the past, Black Adam battles the Frost King with devastating consequences.
ACTION COMICS #1028
The powerhouse creative team of Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson wrap up their run on Action Comics with "House of Kent: Epilogue"! With the final fate of Metropolis’s underworld revealed at last, it’s time for each member of the House of Kent to face their unknown futures head on, including Lois, Conner, Jon, Kara, Jimmy, and, of course, Clark Kent! This standalone Superman story connects threads from Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Superman, Justice League, Legion of Super-Heroes, and other unforgettable series in epic—and unexpected—ways!
BATMAN BEYOND #50
The finale of Dan Jurgens’s iconic run on Batman Beyond finds Terry McGinnis accused of crimes he didn’t commit! When one of his greatest rogues, the formidable Inque, poses as Batman and causes havoc around Gotham City, Wonder Woman will stop by to confront Batman Beyond. Will Terry be able to convince her that he’s innocent or will he find himself the enemy of one of the DC Universe’s greatest heroes? The epic conclusion of the series is here!
BATMAN SUPERMAN #15
"Solomon Grundy died on a Sunday!" But when this monster man kicks the bucket, all hell breaks loose! When the body of Grundy begins to break down, so begins a toxic time bomb that could wipe out half of North America! It’s up to the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight to get Grundy from S.T.A.R. Labs to Slaughter Swamp before the clock hits zero...but with a horde of super-villains all looking to snag the sizzling super-titan for their own nefarious ends, our heroes had better move quickly!
BLACK ADAM ENDLESS WINTER SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) (ENDLESS WINTER)
"Endless Winter" chapter eight! Seeking to bolster his nation’s place in the world, Black Adam arrives in Gotham City demanding action to end the threat causing an endless winter across the globe. But Black Adam isn’t telling the world’s leaders everything—especially not that he’s faced the mysterious Frost King before and won. Find out what Adam’s hiding in the penultimate chapter of "Endless Winter."
DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL #7 (OF 7)
The song remains anything but the same as the house lights start to come up on DC’s biggest, baddest battle for control of the Multiverse! The Darkest Knight is on the verge of ending this concert once and for all, but Wonder Woman has more than just a greatest hit planned. The Amazonian warrior stands ready to shred the Darkest Knight, solo! Plus, this extra-sized finale issue includes not one but two mind-blowing epilogues that lead directly into the next phase of the DC Universe—and no fan will want to miss that!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1033
On the eve of some of the biggest changes ever in Gotham City, Batman finds himself at a crossroads with the people of the city he has sworn to protect. A landslide victory for anti-vigilante mayoral candidate Christopher Nakano is bringing with it new legislation to outlaw the Bat-Family’s very way of life—and with his rogues gallery still knocking on his door, Bruce will need to make some tough decisions about the future...
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE DARK NIGHTS METAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
In the event-defining epic Dark Nights: Metal, the Justice League defeated the vile Barbatos and his Dark Knights to save our universe from sinking into the abyss of the Dark Multiverse. But...what if they failed? What if Barbatos reigned victorious? Enter an alternate timeline where the DCU as you know it has been dragged down into the darkness. Witness the Justice League you once knew, hideously transformed into dragons who serve at the mercy of evil. Duke Thomas, the Last Monitor, will have to seek out Nightwing and the few remaining survivors of the Metal event to assemble the Final Justice League in an attempt to save the Multiverse. Featuring a story by Metal architect Scott Snyder, rising stars Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing, and art by red-hot artist Karl Mostert, you won’t want to miss the biggest, loudest arena rock concert in the history of the DC Universe!
BATMAN ANNUAL #5
The riveting new vigilante known as Clownhunter was a breakout star of "The Joker War"— but what’s the tragic origin of this teenage assassin? How did his parents die at the hands of The Joker, and is there a place for him in the evolving Gotham City? Can there be redemption for the infamous Clownhunter? This epic tale reteams writer James Tynion IV and artist James Stokoe, the storytellers behind the definitive Clownhunter tale from Batman: The Joker War Zone #1!
GENERATIONS SHATTERED #1 (ONE SHOT)
A threat of cosmic proportion to DC’s newest (and oldest) universe compels one of the most unusual groups of heroes ever assembled to take on the most mysterious foe they have ever encountered. What started in Detective Comics #1027 explodes out of Dark Nights: Death Metal to tell the story of the generations-spanning history of the DC Universe! Join the original Batman, Kamandi, Starfire, Sinestro, Booster Gold, Dr. Light, Steel, and Sinestro in their quest to save the universe before time runs out…
JUSTICE LEAGUE ENDLESS WINTER #2 (OF 2) (ENDLESS WINTER)
"Endless Winter" chapter nine! This is it—the final chapter in the five-week, nine-issue Justice League crossover! With the Frost King’s origin revealed, the Justice League must battle the mistakes of the past as well as the global freeze that now threatens the entire population. This issue is snow-packed with characters and action as Superman battles Black Adam while Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, Green Lantern, Queen Hippolyta, and Swamp Thing face the Frost King and his monstrous army! All of the world is watching, and the Justice League must make a choice.
TRANSFORMERS ESCAPE #1 (OF 5)
(W) Brian Ruckley (A/CA) Bethany McGuire-Smith World War spills into this all-new limited series! As Cybertron descends into a state of war, countless civilians-unaligned with the Autobots, Decepticons, or any faction-are caught in the crossfire. Fortunately, a solution may be coming... Wheeljack, Hound, and some of Cybertron's greatest (and most infamous) scientists seek to reactivate the Ark program and evacuate the planet with huge spaceships. On the verge of war, will their efforts be enough to escape?
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova (CA) Freddie Williams II "War World" continues! As the two new leaders of Cybertron's most dominant factions step into their new roles, one finds himself seeking council from one of the four Great Generals-for better or for worse. Meanwhile, the other is given council by his mentor, but it's been a long time since Megatron and Termagax saw eye-to-eye.
TRANSFORMERS BACK TO FUTURE #3 (OF 4)
(W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Juan Samu Where-and when--are Marty McFly and his pal, the Autobot Gigawatt? That's what Biff Tannen wants to know because if he can find them, he can help his bosses-the Decepticons-find what's left of the Resistance and pound 'em into next week. And if Biff can't find them... well... he'd better prepare to be on the receiving end of a Decepticon whupping!
STAR WARS ADVENTURES (2020) #4
(W) Michael Moreci (A) Megan Levens (CA) Francesco Francavilla Join the Wookiees of Kashyyyk for part one of a special Life Day celebration! Plus, an exciting adventure featuring a beloved bounty hunter!
TMNT JENNIKA II #2 (OF 6)
(W/A/CA) Brahm Revel Jennika descends deeper into the underground of Mutant Town in search of answers to the bizarre transformations that have been affecting her fellow citizens. Forced to work with a former enemy, Jennika realizes that the answers she seeks are more complicated and dangerous than she thought!
TMNT ONGOING #112
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Jodie Nishijima Michelangelo takes to the airwaves as tensions in Mutant Town grow! New mutants have grievances with both the Turtles and the Mutanimals as both groups plan for the future. Plus Casey Jones returns!
STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #18
(W) Jim McCann (A) Angel Hernandez (CA) Stephen Thompson The Enterprise receives a distress call from Alpha Centauri and arrives to find a planet in the midst of a deadly global pandemic. But is nature responsible for this new virus, or is there something more sinister at play? The final voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue in this new episode from Eisner-winning writer Jim McConn (Return of the Dapper Men) and superstar artist Angel Hernandez (Star Trek: Picard).
STAR TREK VOYAGER SEVENS RECKONING #2 (OF 4)
(W) Dave Baker (A/CA) Angel Hernandez Seven of Nine's commitment to the Prime Directive will be put to the test as she finds herself being pulled deeper and deeper into an ancient conflict between two classes of the same alien species. And after a startling discovery, it seems like old grudges may spiral into all-out rebellion...
KING IN BLACK #1 (OF 5)
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman DARKNESS REIGNS! After a campaign across the galaxy, Knull's death march arrives to Earth and, worse yet, he hasn't come alone! With an army of hundreds of thousands of symbiote dragons at his command, the King in Black is a force unlike any Earth's heroes have ever faced. EDDIE BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM has seen firsthand the chaos that even one of Knull's symbiotic monsters can wreak - will he survive an encounter with the God of the Abyss himself? From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, Frank Martin and VC's Clayton Cowles comes the definitive chapter in their two-year-long VENOM saga that changed everything you thought you knew about symbiotes! Rated T+
KING IN BLACK #2 (OF 5)
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman HAIL TO THE KING! Rated T+
VENOM #31 KIB
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Iban Coello KING IN BLACK ARRIVES! • What happens to Eddie Brock when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss, the KING IN BLACK: KNULL? Rated T+
SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN KING IN BLACK #2 (OF 5)
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land Spider-Man and the Black Knight must team up to topple to an otherworldly plot that threatens to turn every living thing in the known universe into creatures made of living shadow! Rated T
BLACK CAT #1 KIB
(W) Jed MacKay (A) C.F. Villa (CA) Pepe Larraz THE CAT IN BLACK IS BACK! Feeling lucky? Knull's attack on Earth interrupts the Black Cat's latest heist, and if you know Felicia, you know that's a problem. So the Cat and her crew aim to steal something of greatest value to both Knull and Earth's hope of survival. You'll have to pick up this issue to find out what! This issue guest-stars the X-Men! Captain America! And Doctor Strange! DO NOT MISS IT!!! Rated T+
KING IN BLACK IRON MAN DOOM #1
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Salvador Larroca Iron Man has risked everything to save Eddie Brock, but now he's left with nothing but guilt. As longtime 'frenemy' Doctor Doom shows up with both counseling words and ulterior motives, they'lll be forced to battle an all-too-familiar specter of the holiday season-albeit one now twisted and controlled by the recent invasion of Earth by the symbiote homeworld. As Iron Man and Doom fight as temporary allies, their unexpected encounter both with each other and a horrifying inversion of yuletide joy may ultimately reveal to them the true meaning of Knull-mas. Rated T+
KING IN BLACK NAMOR #1 (OF 5)
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Ben Dewey, Jonas Scharf (CA) Leinil Francis Yu Spinning out of the KING IN BLACK epic comes a dark, chilling story of the birth of Atlantis's greatest villains. The players: Namor, Lady Dorma of Atlantis, the outsider Attuma - all still in their teen years - and The Swift Riders, the Atlantean Empire's greatest heroes. It begins with alliances and possibility, as Attuma's people may join the Empire...but what lies ahead is tragedy, betrayal, and the unleashing of dangerous, deadly magics. A deep dive into Marvel history...and the birth of a threat that will only grow in menace across time. Rated T+
KING IN BLACK NAMOR #2 (OF 5)
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Ben Dewey, Jonas Scharf (CA) Leinil Francis Yu The Young Namor, Attuma and Dorma get to accompany the Swift Riders on a mission, see them in action and learn from them. But the mission involves Russian alchemists in 1930s Murmansk, a dangerous mystic relic, and a catastrophe that brings to life the most menacing threat that Atlantis has ever faced! Now all of undersea civilization is imperiled, and only three youngsters can save it! Rated T+
KING IN BLACK IMMORTAL HULK #1
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Aaron Kuder A PRESENT FOR THE HULK! The Hulk is in a bad place. Half of his alters are dead or missing - including Bruce Banner - and the Leader's got the rest of him on the ropes. But never let it be said that Joe Fixit doesn't know how to have a good time - and he's out to make sure this is the best holiday the Hulk's ever had. He just has to fight his way through a planet of symbiotes first. Rated T
SPIDER-WOMAN #7 KIB
(W) Karla Pacheco (A) Pere Perez (CA) Jung-Geun Yoon • Abandoned by her friends, there's only one person who comes to Jess' aid...Octavia Vermis! • She's got a cure for Jessica, and the prescription is: Crime! • Under the cover of the Knull invasion, Spider-Woman is stealing elements of a cure to her condition...OR IS SHE? Rated T+
WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE BLOOD #2 (OF 4)
(W) Vita Ayala & Various (A) Greg Land & Various (CA) Salvador Larroca SHARPEN YOUR CLAWS FOR ROUND TWO OF WOLVERINE'S ALL-NEW ALL-STAR BLOODY BATTLES! The adventures of WOLVERINE continue in the visceral black, white and blood red format! Legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont re-teams with the incomparable Salvador Larroca to bring LOGAN back to Madripoor as PATCH, where he and KATE PRYDE face their toughest battle yet. Then, Saladin Ahmed and Kev Walker build a life-or-death catch-22, courtesy of the maniacal ARCADE, that will force Wolverine to make a life-or-death decision! Vita Ayala and Greg Land put Wolverine on a mission to stop a "cure" for the X-gene where he'll cross paths with his deadliest foe: SABRETOOTH! Parental Advisory
CABLE #7 XOS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Phil Noto A TALE OF TWO TIMELINES! Reeling from the events of X OF SWORDS, Cable turns back to the matter of missing mutant babies... a matter he knows a thing or two about. Rated T+
X-FACTOR #5 XOS
(W) Leah Williams (A) David Baldeon (CA) Ivan Shavrin CAN RESURRECTION SURVIVE? The events of X OF SWORDS have put the resurrection protocols in jeopardy! As the Five deals with the fallout, X-Factor investigates those affected by the tragedy... Rated T+
WOLVERINE #8 XOS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Adam Kubert, Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Adam Kubert CELEBRATING 350 ISSUES OF THE SOLO ADVENTURES OF WOLVERINE! Someone's making moves against WOLVERINE'S old crew TEAM X, and it's leaving bodies dropped and artifacts stolen. A mystery unfurls as Logan picks up the scent of his old compatriot, the mutant known as MAVERICK! Don't miss this special over-sized issue celebrating Logan's history while kicking off the next arc and serving as a jumping on point for new readers! Parental Advisory
X-FORCE #15 XOS
(W) Ben Percy (A/CA) Joshua Cassara SHATTERED TRUST! Omega Red's harboring a deadly secret, and X-Force may have to cross a line to keep Krakoa safe. But nothing compares to the trust broken by the interrogation of one of their own. Parental Advisory
X-MEN #16 XOS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Phil Noto (CA) Leinil Francis Yu X OF SWORDS FALL OUT ! The Captain Commander of Krakoa made a fateful decision. There's no going back. Rated T+
CHRIS CLAREMONT ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Brett Booth, More (CA) Salvador Larroca Celebrate Chris Claremont's enormous impact on your favorite Marvel comics of the past five decades with an all-new story! Dani Moonstar is drafted for a mission across time and space for an incredible psychic showdown against the Shadow King-joining forces with characters created and defined by the pen of Chris Claremont! Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #54 LR
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Patrick Gleason LAST REMAINS CONTINUES! • The punishment of Spider-Man at the hands of Kindred continues. • But Kindred isn't just punishing Spider-Man anymore... Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #54.LR
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Nick Spencer (A) Federico Vicentini (CA) Marcelo Ferreira LAST REMAINS TIE-IN! • The Order of the Web faces Sin-Eater. And if you saw what Sin-Eater did to Spider-Man in ASM #49, you know just how much trouble the other Spiders are in! • Also, what is Mary Jane Watson's part in "Last Remains"? Don't miss this chapter that raises her stakes by about a million times! Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #55 LR
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason LAST REMAINS CONCLUDES! • "LAST REMAINS" ends and will make you look at Spider-Man differently. It'll make Peter look at himself differently. • If you thought the buildup TO Kindred was intense, the fallout FROM Kindred is even more devastating. Rated T+
MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #21
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Javi Garron • The climactic conclusion of THE ULTIMATUM SAGA! • Ultimatum's master plan is in motion and it's way bigger than you expect. Nearly everyone in Miles' orbit and beyond is affected and needs to get in on the battle. • And if this issue is the battle, next is the war!!! Rated T
(W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel THE DARK PRISON OF DONALD BLAKE! For years Doctor Donald Blake has wandered a land far from Midgard, the place he once thought home. Now he has returned to the Ten Realms - but it is not the place it was, nor he the man who once shared a body with a god. New terrors await in what is perhaps Donny Cates' darkest story yet! Rated T+
SAVAGE AVENGERS #15
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Patrick Zircher (CA) Valerio Giangiordano While Conan's team is busy trying to take treasure from a dragon, Kulan Gath's forces are poisoning the world's drug supply to summon Shuma Gorath. Black Widow, Wolverine and Son of Satan take on the Priest of Sickles. Ain't no party like a Savage party, and you can't throw a poison drug caper without the Punisher crashing it. Parental Advisory
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Dale Keown (CA) In-Hyuk Lee ENTER THE PHOENIX PROLOGUE! In the harsh, primordial world of One Million B.C.E., early humans who are different are left in the Burnt Place to die. But one young girl whose only crime was being born with red hair finds something else entirely in the place of bones and ash - something that will change human history forever. Rated T+
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Javi Garron (CA) Leinil Francis Yu ENTER THE PHOENIX! The infamous firebird of cosmic destruction and rebirth known as the Phoenix Force has returned to Earth to find a new avatar. So now the Avengers and some of the most powerful heroes and villains in the Marvel Universe are being called into a competition unlike anything they've ever seen. A globe-spanning battle that will transform them all and ultimately decide...who will be the all-new Phoenix. Rated T+
IRON MAN #4
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) CAFU (CA) Alex Ross KORVAC is on the loose and Tony Stark is on the hook for it. Iron Man and Hellcat were lucky to survive their first encounter with Korvac and his new disciples, but finding him and stopping him is proving an even greater challenge. Tony is reticent to let other hero allies in on the fact that he opened up a giant can of worms all on his own, but it might be a moot point given that Korvac has placed Tony under a very clever and threatening gag order. As Korvac powers down all of New York City in order to try and again go cosmic, Tony's forced to turn to lesser-known colleagues on the fringe in order to stop him. One advantage he has: Hellcat is hearing things ever since their last encounter with Korvac... Strange things... Things that might overtake her entirely. Rated T+
MAESTRO #5 (OF 5)
(W) Peter David (A) German Peralta, Dale Keown (CA) Dale Keown THE FINAL NOTE IN A SYMPHONY YEARS IN THE MAKING! The Hulk is dead - long live the Maestro! But this is no good night lullaby. It's nonstop action in Peter David fashion as the secrets behind Future Imperfect finally come to light! Rated T+
FANTASTIC FOUR ROAD TRIP #1
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Valerio Giangiordano The Fantastic Four have earned some much-needed time away from the job, and Reed has planned a - well, fantastic - old-fashioned family vacation to the Grand Canyon for some good rest, relaxation and team-bonding time. But Reed's manic mind can't quite disengage, and soon an obsessive side experiment he brought with him has all of them experiencing gruesome and terrifying side effects from his strange specimens. As everyone's bodies begin to horribly go awry on a cellular level, it's a race to solve their lethal affliction, all while stuck in a remote Arizona cabin with no help for miles. Rated T+
FANTASTIC FOUR #27
(W) Dan Slott (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Mark Brooks Everything is about to come to an end here on Yancy Street. Literally everything. Say goodbye to the Earth, our galaxy and life as we know it, because this entire dimension is destined for destruction. Whose fault is it? And why, with the stakes so high, would they choose this moment to abandon us? Guest-starring the Silver Surfer! Rated T
IMMORTAL HULK #41
(W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross • The rematch everybody wanted - but not like this! • The Hulk is broken, friendless and hunted. In every way, he's a shadow of his former self... • ...but there's nothing like the real THING. Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #42
(W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett & Various (CA) Alex Ross • At the year's end, costs are counted - by Jackie McGee, Eugene Judd...and Samuel Sterns. • All the Leader's plans have finally come together in what may be his greatest triumph. But is that enough... • ...or will the ONE BELOW ALL claim his due? Rated T+
US AGENT #2 (OF 5)
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Stefano Landini (CA) Marco Checchetto "American Zealot" Chapter 2 of 5: The former USAgent's routine mission becomes complicated by revelations from his past while an enigmatic new threat moves to intercept him. Rated T+
CAPTAIN AMERICA #26
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Alex Ross RED HULK! Rated T+
DOCTOR DOOM #10
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Salvador Larroca "THE CRACK OF DOOM" CONCLUDES... Following a painful self-inflicted disaster on the Moon, Doctor Doom suddenly finds himself back on Earth...but an Earth he recognizes only from dreams and visions, where a very different Victor Von Doom is the benevolent savior and leader of humanity. As our embittered and embattled Doom finally comes face to face with his peaceful alter ego, he'll be forced to decide: Should he take the lessons of this better world in order to save his own? Rated T+
JUGGERNAUT #4 (OF 5)
(W) Fabian Nicieza (A) Ron Garney (CA) Geoff Shaw KNOCK DOWN, DRAG OUT! For once, Juggernaut is worried about something other than himself. It's not easy, it's not what he's used to... but D-Cell is counting on him. Try and stop him from helping. Rated T+
STAR WARS #9
(W) Charles Soule (A) Jan Bazaldua (CA) Carlo Pagulayan UNDERTAKE A DESPERATE MISSION TO THE IMPERIAL CORE. • In the Imperial Museum on CORUSCANT, an ancient droid holds the key to salvation of the REBEL ALLIANCE. • The Rebels' elite operations team, the PATHFINDERS, must pull off a daring heist right under the nose of the EMPEROR himself, with LANDO and LOBOT along for the ride! Rated T
STAR WARS DARTH VADER #8
(W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder INTO THE FIRE! • Hungry for vengeance after his brutal punishment at the hands of THE EMPEROR, can DARTH VADER uncover his master's secrets in the depths of MUSTAFAR? • Stripped of his greatest weapons, can the dark lord survive the fire and the EYE? • Or will he be overcome as the EYE turns Vader's every question back to his own terrible secrets? Rated T
STAR WARS BOUNTY HUNTERS #8
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A/CA) Paolo Villanelli A DEADLY FAVOR! • To pay back a debt, VALANCE undertakes a rescue mission to save the crew of a crippled REBEL transport. • That dangerous job will take the bounty hunter deep into the heart of the pirate-infested space in THE OUTER RIM. • But lying in wait is both an old enemy...and a new threat! Rated T