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                MARCH 2021 NEWSLETTER:


With the coming of March, Spring is right around the corner. These great story lines will lead us straight into a hot summer. Let’s get to the action from:

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SPAWN #316

(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Francesco Mattina
"CHAIN GANG," Part Three-A NEW TEAM... A NEW MISSION, THE CHAIN GANG!
 
* She-Spawn.
* Gunslinger Spawn.
* Medieval Spawn.
* The Reaper.

KICK-ASS VS HIT-GIRL #5 (OF 5) (MR)

(W) Steve Niles (A) Marcelo Frusin (CA) John Romita
THE FINAL SHOWDOWN. Will a battered and beaten Kick-Ass defend herself against Hit-Girl, ignore her instincts, and kill a child to save her own life? This explosive, bloody final issue sees Kick-Ass at war with Hit-Girl, the assassins, and herself

                                    IDW:

STAR WARS ADVENTURES (2020) #7

(W) Sam Maggs, Landry Quinn Walker (A) Liana Kangas, Nick Brokenshire (CA) Francesco Francavilla
The Empire has been defeated, but that doesn't mean that the adventures are over for Luke and Leia, who find themselves in a tricky situation that they have to work together to get out of! Plus, the Crimson Corsair and his band of pirates make their Star Wars Adventures debut!

STAR WARS HIGH REPUBLIC ADVENTURES #2

(W) Daniel Jose Older (A/CA) Harvey Tolibao
Flaming destruction has come to Trymant IV! Childhood best friends Zeen and Krix try to find safety, while Yoda's Padawans, Lula, Farzal, and Qort are trying to evacuate the citizens, but the Nihil ship won't let anyone onboard. And when a massive battle breaks out, Krix and Zeen get torn apart!

Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!

TMNT ONGOING #115

(W/A/CA) Sophie Campbell
It's the biggest battle of the year as Bebop and Rocksteady take on Tokka and Rahzar! Meanwhile, Jennika needs to finish forming her band if the future is to be saved. Who she picks as lead singer will surprise you!

TMNT BEST OF MICHELANGELO

(W) VARIOUS (A) Various (CA) James Biggie
Cowabunga! It's time for everyone's favorite party Turtle: Michelangelo! Spanning decades and publishers, this huge collection features the best stories focusing on the nunchuck ninja!

TMNT JENNIKA II #5 (OF 6)

(W) Ronda Pattison (A/CA) Jodie Nishijima
After rescuing the son of a crime boss, Jennika finds herself with an impossible task: train a new generation of assassins or she, and the boy, will face deadly consequences. Will Jennika be able to escape her past when others will stop at nothing to bring it back?

TMNT THE LAST RONIN DIRECTORS CUT #1

(W/A/CA) Kevin Eastman & Various
TMNT: The Last Ronin was one of the biggest books of 2020 and now it returns with a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of this instant classic! Featuring never-before seen layouts from Eastman, story notes that date back decades, character designs, script pages and more, this is a must have for any TMNT fan who wants to discover the story behind the story!

TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #2

(W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Josh Burcham
Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! The Maximals, led by Optimus Primal, and the Predacons, led by Megatron, have crashed on a strange new world and they are not alone. To survive the planet, much less each other, they'll have to explore their surroundings and their new bestial alt-modes in search of an advantage. The Beast Wars begin here!

TRANSFORMERS #29

(W) Brian Ruckley (A/CA) Anna Malkova
"War World: Titans"! Sentinel Prime has a secret-something that could change the fate of Cybertron-something that Megatron wants. It's a battle for control of the Forge as the Autobots and the Decepticons come face-to-face in battle for the first time!

TRANSFORMERS ESCAPE #4 (OF 5)

(W) Brian Ruckley (A/CA) Bethany McGuire-Smith
As Wheeljack, Hound, and the others lead the evacuation efforts, they learn that one of their allies has secrets of their own that could ruin the whole escape plan. Meanwhile, the Decepticons search for the renegade Insecticons, but who's really hunting who?

                                      DC:

INFINITE FRONTIER #0 (ONE SHOT)

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dan Jurgens, Mikel Janin
The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it’s time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe. In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never expected. In Brazil, a young woman discovers her destiny and her connection to the Amazons. In Belle Reve, Amanda Waller plots an invasion of Arkham Asylum. In the far reaches of space, Mongul dreams of galactic domination, while the Green Lantern Corps hosts a summit of its greatest enemies. At the Hall of Justice, the League joins forces with Black Adam. Beyond the mortal world, Wonder Woman settles into a new role in the godsphere. And somewhere in the DC Universe—it’s the return of Stargirl, in an all-new tale written by Geoff Johns! This oversized, all-star issue kicks off the next great era of storytelling and excitement as top writers and artists reveal what’s next for the World’s Greatest Heroes and opens the door to some of the greatest stories of 2021.

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #1

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Hicham Habchi
Batman may be the biggest name in Gotham City, but there are lots of other heroes—and villains—who will get a turn to shine in Batman: Urban Legends, a brand-new monthly series tying into the biggest events in Gotham City. The series begins with these can’t-miss tales: Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky enters the world of Gotham City with celebrated Detective Comics and DC Future State: Robin Eternal artist Eddy Barrows for a six-part story chronicling Red Hood’s investigation of a new drug sweeping through Gotham. It’s a night that will change his life forever—and put him in Batman’s crosshairs. Writer of the DC Future State “Grifters” story Matthew Rosenberg picks up where he left off, continuing from the pages of Batman #101! Superstar artist Ryan Benjamin joins the team as we learn why Cole Cash is in Gotham in a tale that hints at what Halo might be...and we also get Batman vs. Grifter—round two! New Harley Quinn writer Stephanie Phillips and DC Future State: The Next Batman artist Laura Braga join forces for a Harley tale set just before the launch of her new series. Harley’s determined to sort out her history with Poison Ivy—but first, she’ll have to find her! Coming off the DC Future State “Outsiders” tale, writer Brandon Thomas begins a three-part saga reuniting Black Lightning, Katana, and Metamorpho. But this reunion quickly turns into a confrontation with a figure from Katana’s past, in a story drawn by fan-favorite artist Max Dunbar (Champions, Dungeons and Dragons, Judge Dredd)!

JOKER #1

(W) James Tynion IV, Sam Johns (A) Guillem March, Mirka Andolfo (CA) Guillem March
Following the events of Infinite Frontier #0, The Joker is the most wanted man in the world! But the Clown Prince of Crime is several steps ahead of law enforcement—and he’s on the run overseas. James Gordon, facing retirement, realizes this is the manhunt of his life and the last piece of a storied career…but what mysterious and deadly forces are also in pursuit of The Joker? And in the backup story, following the events of the smash hit Punchline #1, DC’s most controversial new villain navigates the infrastructure of Blackgate Penitentiary—while on the outside, Harper Row takes up the mantle of Bluebird to stop her brother from falling under Punchline’s influence.

SUPERMAN #29

(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Sean Lewis (A) Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, Sami Basri (CA) John Timms
Writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson jumps from DC Future State back to the present for a two-part story that spans Superman and Action Comics this month! In “The Golden Age,” Jonathan Kent steps back to examine his father’s legacy. When a monstrous foe from outer space attacks Clark—and nearly kills him!—this young hero must consider the fact that his father died once before, and the Legion of Super-Heroes told him he could die again. Any threat could be the one—including this one! And in the new backup “Tales of Metropolis” story, writer Sean Lewis (DC Future State: Superman of Metropolis) and artist Sami Basri (Harley Quinn) follow Jimmy Olsen on a quest to meet of some of the city’s more colorful denizens, beginning with Bibbo Bibbowski!

BATMAN #106

(W) James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson (A) Jorge Jimenez, Gleb Melnikov (CA) Jorge Jimenez
Following the tragic events of Infinite Frontier #0, Batman and his new ally, Ghost-Maker, must reckon with a new gang operating in Gotham City—but are they connected to the reemergence of the Scarecrow? Meanwhile, shadowy billionaire Simon Saint pitches an advanced law-enforcement system to the new mayor! The creative team behind the epic “The Joker War” returns with a thrill-packed, dangerous new storyline called “The Cowardly Lot.” Plus, the backup story “Demon or Detective” begins as Damian Wayne is on the run! After everything Damian has gone through, can he escape Gotham and find his way back to where his journey started—to his mother, Talia al Ghul? This two-part tale concludes this month in Detective Comics #1034!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1034

(W) Mariko Tamaki, Joshua Williamson (A) Dan Mora, Gleb Melnikov (CA) Dan Mora
DC Future State may be over—but the present looks tense! With the loss of his fortune and manor, the election of Mayor Nakano, and the growing anti-vigilante sentiment in Gotham, Bruce Wayne must rethink how to be Batman...or risk being left behind by his own city. To make matters worse, a catastrophic crime wave has taken hold of the city, culminating in a murder mystery that hits close to home—the suspects mount, the clues multiply, and the trail of bodies hasn’t ended yet! Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki and superstar artist Dan Mora begin an exciting, surprising, and death-defying new chapter of Detective Comics. Plus, in the second and concluding chapter of “Demon or Detective,” Damian Wayne meets a startling new faction from his family’s checkered past...but what is the League of Lazarus?

BATMAN SUPERMAN #16

(W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki
In the aftermath of Dark Nights: Death Metal, catch a glimpse of brave new worlds within the DC Universe...but what are these strange planets? As we delve into the parallel lives of the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, we’ll meet new villains, new heroes, alternate realities, and a transdimensional collision that you will need to see to believe! It’s the dastardly debut of a cadre of new villains, including the Spider Lady and her poisonous webs, Dr. Web, who sports a Kryptonite pendant, and the maniacal machinations of the Unknown Wizard! You’ve never seen Batman and Superman like this before—so buckle up and get ready for the start of a new era courtesy of writer Gene Luen Yang and artist Ivan Reis!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #59

(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Ram V (A) David Marquez, Xermanico (CA) David Marquez
Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League—and at the same time, a new, cosmic-powered threat arrives from Naomi’s homeworld to rule the Earth! And in the backup story, dark days lie ahead for the new Justice League Dark. Zatanna and John Constantine take a road trip, only to discover horror around the bend as a friend—and sometime foe—is reborn in fire! A legend is destroyed, and another takes a terrible turn, as Merlin reveals the beginning of a new, blood-drenched plot for all humankind. So begins writer Ram V’s new journey into the abyss with the Justice League Dark and artist Xermanico!

SUPERMAN RED & BLUE #1 (OF 6)

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Gary Frank
This new series presents fresh new visions of the Man of Steel in his two signature colors of red and blue! Around the world, everyone knows that when they see a red and blue streak in the sky, it’s not a bird...it’s not a plane...it’s Superman. To start things off, Academy Award-winning writer of DC Future State: The Next Batman John Ridley joins artist Clayton Henry (Batman/Superman) to tell a story of Clark Kent as he confronts a villain who still haunts him, in a story that shows what Superman can mean to a whole country. Then, Brandon Easton (DC Future State’s “Mister Miracle”) and Steve Lieber (Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen) take readers to the streets of Metropolis to show how one hero can mean so much to an individual in pain. Plus, writer/artist Wes Craig (Deadly Class) tells a tale of Superman’s early days and the man who inspired him to become the hero he is today! And Marguerite Bennett (DC Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman) and artist TBD give us a tale of teenage Clark Kent, while Dan Watters and Dani, the team behind Coffin Bound, bring us an outlandish fable about what happens when all colors are stolen!

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #4 (OF 6)

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Becky Cloonan
Gotham City’s past, present, and future all come together to haunt the Dark Knight in exhilarating new stories from some of comics’ most noted luminaries as Batman Black & White continues! Eisner Award-winning writer Chip Zdarsky (Daredevil, Stillwater) and fan-favorite artist Nick Bradshaw (Wolverine & the X-Men, Spidey) team up for a story that brings Poison Ivy to the front door of Wayne Manor to demand ecological responsibility from Bruce Wayne! Superstar writer Joshua Williamson (The Flash, Batman/Superman, Justice League vs. Suicide Squad) pairs with superstar artist Riley Rossmo (Harley Quinn, Dark Nights: Death Metal: Robin King, Martian Manhunter) for a horrific night in Gotham as a new villain emerges, as seen through the eyes of Batman himself. Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Becky Cloonan (Wonder Woman, Gotham Academy) concocts a murder mystery for Batman to solve set at a circus, featuring art by legendary artist Terry Dodson (Wonder Woman, X-Men, Adventureman). Red-hot cartoonist Daniel Warren Johnson puts Batman at the mercy of Two-Face. Batman will have to remember the words of Alfred Pennyworth if he’s going to make it through this ordeal alive. Karl Kerschl, artist of Gotham Academy, writes and draws a tale of Batman investigating the occult mysteries of Gotham City’s past with his new Robin...Gotham Academy’s Maps Mizoguchi?!

BATMAN CATWOMAN #4 (OF 12)

(W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann
The Joker has hidden a bomb in Gotham—but there might be a bigger explosion if Batman proves his suspicions true, and Catwoman actually knows where it is! It’s a dangerous secret that threatens to destroy the couple’s relationship in its early days, and it’s going to reverberate throughout their time together. In the present day, it will affect how Selina handles Andrea Beaumont, a.k.a. Phantasm, who has a vendetta to carry out against the Clown Prince of Crime, fueled by the righteous fury of a mother who lost her son. And this whole chain of events is what ultimately leads to Catwoman killing The Joker in the future—a secret she can’t keep from her daughter, Batwoman, much longer. Particularly now that old man Penguin is involved

BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS HARLEY QUINN #6 (OF 6)

(W) Sean Murphy, Katana Collins (A) Matteo Scalera (CA) Sean Murphy
Gotham City’s fate hangs in the balance in this conclusion to Harley Quinn’s quest to catch a serial killer! Harley knew the risks when she agreed to help the GTO capture Gotham’s most savage new criminals, and all her fears have come to pass. Her pursuit of Starlet and the Producer has magnified the overwhelming responsibilities of motherhood, endangered her life and loved ones, and forced her to revisit the most painful memories of her own criminal past. Now, on the eve of Starlet’s final spectacular act at the Gotham Film Festival, the case has become personal. As Harley grieves a shocking personal loss, she prepares to risk everything to prove she can deliver on her commitments and bring the case to a close. With one final assist from Bruce, Harley heads to center stage for a showdown that will make or break Gotham’s future—and determine Harley’s role within it.

BATMAN VS RAS AL GHUL #5 (OF 6)

(W/A/CA) Neal Adams
At last, the miniseries by legendary comics talent Neal Adams is back! Everyone knows that Gotham City needs Batman—but a shadowy group is running a competition to replace him. Will they choose a man with the necessary skills to keep the people of Gotham safe? Or do they have something else in mind? Either way, Deadman has his own idea of the next steps to take!

GREEN LANTERN SEASON TWO #12 (OF 12)

(W) Grant Morrison (A) Liam Sharp (CA) Ladronn
It’s Hal Jordan vs. Hector Hammond, and our Emerald Knight will need to summon all of his willpower to face down the psionic madman. Check out Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s grand finale more than two years in the making! This tale touches on every plot thread from the entire run, and it’s fully charged with fantasy, sci-fi, and Green Lantern lore. Say it with us now, “In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night...”

JOKER HARLEY CRIMINAL SANITY #8 (OF 8)

(W) Kami Garcia (A) Jason Badower, Mico Suayan (CA) Jason Badower
Ready or not, Harley Quinn is in a race against time to end The Joker’s reign of terror. Can she do it before he wreaks havoc in the Gotham Arena…and kills thousands of music fans attending the Event Horizon concert? More importantly, will she do it without ending The Joker’s life—or can she live with the consequences either way?

OTHER HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE #3 (OF 5)

(W) John Ridley (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Andrea Cucchi (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Marco Mastrazzo
1983. Japan. Tatsu Yamashiro’s life has been taken from her. Her home, her children, her husband are all gone. With nothing left but a burning pain and the sword that stole her family from her, Tatsu begins a long journey of healing, self-discovery, agency, and rebirth. This is the story of Tatsu Yamashiro, the woman known to many as Katana—a hero who became more than the world ever intended for her, ultimately making a family of like-minded Outsiders who rally together for the common good amidst xenophobia and oppression. The long-awaited miniseries written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Let It Fall) and beautifully illustrated by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Andrea Cucchi continues to look at the mythology of the DC Universe as seen through the prism of DC Super Heroes who come from traditionally disenfranchised groups.

RORSCHACH #6 (OF 12)

Common tragedies can bind two people together, sometimes in all the wrong ways. The investigation into a famous comic book creator’s relationship with a deranged young girl takes the detective to places he never wanted to go. Witness how a woman raised to fear the squid invasion and distrust facts seeks a man whose creations embody strength, justice, and truth, and compels him to trade his paper heroes for flesh and blood.

                               MARVEL

VENOM #34 KIB

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Iban Coello
THIS IS IT!
•  After a pulse-pounding race to the finish, VENOM #34 stands as the series' final tie-in to the KING IN BLACK epic!
•  But is this issue also the end of the Venom symbiote as we know it?!
•  From maestros DONNY CATES, IBAN COELLO and JESUS ABURTOV, this one sets the stage for VENOM #200 - and EVERYTHING that follows!
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK WICCAN AND HULKING #1

(W) Tini Howard (A) Luciano Vecchio (CA) Jim Cheung
NO TIME TO CELEBRATE!
Wiccan and Hulkling are freshly off the marriage altar and overdue for a proper celebration. So when the Shi'ar invite them for an all-expenses paid vacation at their glitziest beach resort, you know Wiccan's already got their bags packed. But they'll have to hold the champagne - because Knull and his symbiote army are expanding across the galaxy! Tini Howard and Luciano Vecchio give everyone's favorite Young Avengers a honeymoon to die for!
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK #5 (OF 5)

(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
WHAT'S A GOD TO A NONBELIEVER?
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK GHOST RIDER #1

(W) Ed Brisson (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Will Sliney
THE WAR FOR HELL'S THRONE MEETS THE KING IN BLACK!
All Ghost Rider wants is to destroy Mephisto, round up an army of escaped demons, and secure his seat on the throne of hell. Is that so much to ask? But now a dark god from space has shown up to throw the world into chaos, and some of Johnny's old friends have come to ask for his help. It may take everything they've got to stop this madness. Maybe even...the devil himself?
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK SPIDER-MAN #1

(W) Jed MacKay (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Carlos E. Gomez
ALL WEBBED UP WITH NO PLACE TO GO!
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK GWENOM VS CARNAGE #3 (OF 3)

(W) Seanan McGurie (A) Flaviano (CA) Ken Lashley
AMP VS. AMP, SYMBIOTE VS. SYMBIOTE, FRIEND VS. FRIEND!
•  Unwittingly pulled into her bandmate Gwen Stacy's interdimensional adventures and the Marvel Universe, MARY JANE WATSON of Earth-65 has bonded to a symbiote and become a new and deadly iteration of CARNAGE!
•  As dragons rain from the sky and New York finds itself on the precipice of the abyss, it's up to Gwen Stacy to rid MJ of the symbiotic spiders that have infected her and get them both home - while saving any civilians MJ endangers along the way!
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK SCREAM #1

(W) Clay McLeod Chapman (A) Garry Brown (CA) Inhyuk Lee
SCREAM RETURNS!
•  Andi Benton has faced other symbiotes before, but never has she faced the power and might of KNULL himself!
•  Does SCREAM have what it takes to put a dent in Knull's symbiotic armor?
•  Or is this the end for SCREAM?
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK THUNDERBOLTS #3 (OF 3)

(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Kyle Hotz
THE EXPLOSIVE FINALE!
•  What are the Thunderbolts doing with the Sentry's body?
•  Oh...Oh, no. Really? That's the plan??? Well, as long as everything comes out all right in the end.
•  Wait, THAT'S how it ends??? YIKES.
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK NAMOR #5 (OF 5)

(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Ben Dewey, Jonas Scharf (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
The grand finale! As the Dark Tide threatens Atlantis, Namor, Attuma and Dorma make a desperate, dangerous attempt to save the undersea world - but even if they can manage it, it'll come at a great cost. Learn the fate of Atlantis - of Attuma - of the Dark Tide - and the future of the Dark Tide as well. What will come out of THE KING IN BLACK for Namor and Atlantis? Watch it unfold here.
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK RETURN OF VALKYRIES #4 (OF 4)

(W) Jason Aaron, Torunn Gronbekk (A) Nina Vakueva (CA) Mattia De Iulis
THE LAST RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES!
Brunnhilde. Jane Foster. Dani Moonstar. Hildegarde. And the mysterious stranger who's worn the title longer than any of them. The Valkyries are united, and at last they have a plan - but so does the King in Black. Every soul in existence is at stake - including the Valkyries' own!
Rated T+

KING IN BLACK PLANET OF SYMBIOTES #3 (OF 3)

(W) Rodney Barnes, Steve Orlando (A) Kyle Hotz, Danilo Beyruth (CA) Philip Tan
A DARK SHADOW LOOMS OVER CLOAK AND DAGGER!
PLUS: THE RETURN OF TOXIN!
Rated T+

SAVAGE AVENGERS #19 KIB

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Kev Walker (CA) Valerio Giangiordano
• Conan's heist of the Hellfire Club goes awry when the mutants hire his sword to help free Storm and Cyclops from Knull.
•  Join us for some March Madness starring Conan, Deadpool and the Marauders.
Rated T+

FANTASTIC FOUR #30 KIB

(W) Dan Slott (A) Ze Carlos (CA) Mark Brooks
"The Two-In-One Terrors!"
•  Marvel's First Family are divided and at each other's throats!
•  As the Earth-ending threat of the KING IN BLACK rages on, half of the Fantastic Four are Knullified and out to destroy their remaining friends and family!
•  If that weren't enough...an ancient force has reemerged in the Multiverse. Who-or what-is THE RECKONING?!
Rated T+

SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN KING IN BLACK #5 (OF 5)

(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land
THE COLLISION COURSE WITH THE KING IN BLACK COMES TO A SPACE-SHATTERING CONCLUSION!
•  The god-king of the symbiotes has made his presence known across space and time - will the assembled heroes of Marvel's yesteryear be enough to stave off his suffocating darkness, or will every corner of the Marvel Universe fall to the KING IN BLACK?!
Rated T

ALIEN #1

(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Inhyuk Lee
THE ICONIC CINEMATIC TERROR MAKES ITS MARVEL DEBUT!
Gabriel Cruz gave his life to Weyland-Yutani--In the case of an alien attack he barely survived, almost literally! Recently retired, Cruz is trying to patch things up with his abandoned son with the help of his friend, a Bishop-model android, but his re-entry into civilian life is not going smoothly...and his encounters with the deadly Xenomorph are far from over. Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Salvador Larroca team up to tell an all-new tale of the titan of horror and science fiction that has scared audiences for decades. No one is safe. No one is innocent. And no one can hear you scream.
Parental Advisory

CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE #1

(W) Joe Simon & Various (A) Various (CA) Steve McNiven
Captain America celebrates 80 years of battling tyranny this month! And what better way to celebrate than by having a cadre of Marvel's best artists redraw and modernize Captain America's origin and the debut of the Red Skull from CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1 as well as Cap's return in the Marvel Age from AVENGERS #4! The legendary stories that changed the course of comic book history are presented in an all-new way for the current generation of Marvel fans!
Rated T

AVENGERS MECH STRIKE #2 (OF 5)

(W) Jed MacKay (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Kei Zama
The Biomechanoid menace is growing exponentially, and the only line of defense for the Earth? The Avengers! While the team scrambles to fight Biomechanoids across the globe with the aid of their new mech suits, Iron Man and Black Panther try desperately to uncover the hidden enemy behind this new global crisis. But when they do, they realize that the threat is far greater than they had previously imagined... and the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance.
Rated T+

X-MEN LEGENDS #2

(W) Fabian Nicieza (A/CA) Brett Booth
THE SECRET OF ADAM-X - REVEALED AT LAST!
It's the SUMMERS BROTHERS and STARJAMMERS vs. ERIK THE RED and the SHI'AR with the fate of the galaxy at stake, as the full truth behind ADAM-X's lineage is revealed in a story nearly 30 years in the making!
Rated T+

DEMON DAYS X-MEN #1

(W/A/CA) Peach Momoko
From STORMBREAKER PEACH MOMOKO comes a Marvel story unlike any you've ever seen before! A wandering swordswoman with a psychic blade arrives at village that's being targeted by demons. One demon is black and white with a terrifying red tongue and another may be the strongest demon there is! In the stunning kick-off issue of this prestige quarterly story, you'll see a revolutionary reimagination of the Marvel Universe that could only come from Peach Momoko. Ready your katana and enter a mysterious world of demons, monsters, mutants, and magic! Book ONE of FIVE of the DEMON DAYS saga!
Rated T+

X-MEN #19

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Mahmud Asrar (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
ESCAPE FROM THE VAULT!
Rated T+

MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #24

(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Taurin Clarke
• The King in Black put Miles' back against the wall using one of his best friend's super-hands around his throat.
•  Can Miles bounce back with any of his soul intact?
Rated T

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #61

(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason
• Peter Parker gets a new job!
•  Spidey gets a new look!
•  And Kingpin's plans start coming together

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #62

(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason
NEW COSTUME DEBUTS!
•  Kingpin makes it personal with Peter Parker and New York City itself will pay the price!
•  And another fuse lit more than thirty issues ago reaches its explosive destination.
Rated T+

CAPTAIN AMERICA #28

(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Alex Ross
SKULL FRACTURE!
Rated T+

MAESTRO WAR AND PAX #3 (OF 5)

(W) Peter David (A) Javier Pina (CA) Dale Keown
The Pantheon has the Maestro on the ropes - or so they think. But the Maestro's true enemy is about to show his face...and no one is going to like the future he has planned.
Rated T+

AVENGERS #43

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Luca Maresca (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
THE FIGHT TO BECOME THE ALL-NEW PHOENIX HEATS UP!
As the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe are trapped within the battle to decide the all-new Phoenix - a bloody battle that has narrowed to a handful of desperate combatants. Thor leads the rest of the Avengers in the fight to contain the Phoenix Force on Earth, in a quest complicated by the Thunder God's own mysterious connection to the cosmic firebird.
Rated T+

IRON MAN #7

(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) CAFU (CA) Alex Ross
Iron Man and his small band of allies go interstellar as they pursue Korvac to the farthest reaches of the galaxy, even as the villainous android intellect tries to telepathically lure Hellcat and Tony toward his bizarre utopian visions. But after an unexpected left turn leaves Iron Man on a remote and uncharted planet, Korvac might take the opportunity to blow Shellhead's vulnerable friends out of the stars once and for all.
Rated T+

MARVEL #6 (OF 6)

(W) Alex Ross, More (A) More, Alex Ross (CA) Alex Ross
The overarching story of Doctor Strange's battle with Nightmare concludes in spectacular fashion as illustrated by Alex Ross and Mitch O'Connell! And before that, Nick Fury battles a conspiracy to destroy S.H.I.E.L.D. courtesy of Greg Smallwood, and the Silver Surfer returns to a dead Earth thanks to Lee Bermejo! It's the best-looking release you'll see all month!
Rated T

THOR #13

(W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
"PREY" PART FIVE OF SIX!
A vengeful Donald Blake, Thor's enchanted ax, Jarnbjorn, and the World Tree - not a good combination! With Thor still nowhere to be found, Blake is about to finish what he started: the end of Asgard! Meanwhile, Valkyrie manages to track down the long-absent Odin, but he is not the same All-Father he once was. Can Odin rise to the occasion and help save his son and Asgard? And who will help Lady Sif and the others in Dimension Blood? Surprises abound as the gods face the fight of their eternal lives in the penultimate chapter of "Prey"!
Rated T+

STAR WARS #12

(W) Charles Soule (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Carlo Pagulayan
REFLECTIONS ON THE LOST!
•  LEIA ORGANA and KES DAMERON share stories of their lost loves!
•  Learn how POE DAMERON'S parents met!
•  Learn the real reason HAN SOLO is so important to THE REBELLION!
Rated T

STAR WARS HIGH REPUBLIC #3

(W) Cavan Scott (A) Ario Anindito (CA) Phil Noto
ALL-NEW SERIES CONTINUES!
A DARK MYSTERY ONLY THE JEDI CAN UNRAVEL...BUT AT WHAT COST?
•  A planet stricken by a mysterious blight. One JEDI missing and another driven insane.
•  What horror lurks in the darkness beneath the rotting crops?
•  Death is averted, but a terrible union is formed. Can KEEVE TRENNIS protect an innocent life while facing betrayal from within her own order?
Rated T

STAR WARS BOUNTY HUNTERS #10

(W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Paolo Villanelli (CA) Mattia De Iulis
THE TERMINUS GAUNTLET CONCLUDES!
•  VALANCE finds himself alone and outgunned against the dreaded NEW OHNAKA PIRATE GANG!
•  The lives of the crew of a REBEL transport hang in the balance as he battles against grave odds.
•  And what secret is DENGAR carrying that will upend Valance's life?
Rated T