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STAR TREK MIRROR WAR #2 (OF 8) IDW PUBLISHING (W) David Tipton, Scott Tipton (A) Gavin Smith (CA) J. K. Woodward Return to the Mirror Universe of The Next Generation with this brand-new series from writers David & Scott Tipton! When one of Picard's secret supply caches is raided by "The Obnoxious Okona"-putting an obstacle in the way of the crew getting to Faundori-the Captain vows revenge. Meanwhile, Worf remains on their trail...
TRANSFORMERS KING GRIMLOCK #4 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Steve Orlando (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Dave Wilkins King Grimlock's rampage continues! As the Golden One's grip grows tighter on Menonia, Grimlock realizes he must take the fight to the realm's evil ruler-even if he has to do it alone! But when Grimlock comes face-to-face with the Golden One's new enforcer, has the Dinobot king met his match?
BATMAN NOEL HC DC (W/A/CA) Lee Bermejo Inspired by Charles Dickens’s immortal classic A Christmas Carol, Batman: Noel takes the Dark Knight on a journey into his own past, present, and future as he battles villains from campy 1960s rivals to dark modern menaces. While Batman fights for his soul in a frozen Gotham landscape, his supporting cast take up recognizable roles analogous to Dickens’s original holiday tale. Written and drawn by comic book superstar Lee Bermejo (Batman: Damned), Batman: Noel offers a beautiful and unexpected retelling of a beloved classic.
BATMAN #116 (FEAR STATE) DC (W) James Tynion IV, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Jorge Jimenez, Jorge Corona (CA) Jorge Jimenez The only thing standing between an insane, heavily armed Peacekeeper-01 and a high body count in Gotham City is Batman. Their first bout didn’t go well for the Dark Knight, but the city is on the line and he can’t let the Scarecrow’s master plan come to fruition…and whose side is Miracle Molly truly on? The penultimate chapter of "Fear State"! Backup: With the Bat comms unreliable, Oracle has instructed the Batgirls to stay in the Clock Tower while she and Nightwing investigate who’s behind the Oracle Network hacks. But with the Magistrate’s forces instructed to attack the Clock Tower, will the Batgirls make it out before it’s too late?
ARKHAM CITY THE ORDER OF THE WORLD #2 (OF 6) DC (W) Dan Watters (A) Dani (CA) Sam Wolfe Connelly Dr. Jacosta Joy, Arkham’s last living psychiatrist, continues her descent into the Ten-Eyed Man’s world of delusion. But are his claims of ghosts and ritual purely figments of his imagination, or is there a method to his madness? Meanwhile, Dr. Double X, a man with the ability to project his soul outside of his own body, has been taken prisoner by a very friendly couple who have discovered that his powers of astral projection can be used on others…and they are addictive. But when Azrael appears in this den of sin, will anyone be safe from his cleansing fire? Join us on our second trip into the darkest corners of Gotham City and bear witness to the foul creatures, Arkhamite and Gothamite alike, that call.
DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #1 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Yasmine Putri An entire medieval world will be forever changed when a spaceship crash-lands from a doomed planet. Monarchs will die, kingdoms will rise, and what seemed the end of the world for many…was only the beginning! An epic high-fantasy story set in a DC Universe where nothing is what it seems… From worldwide bestselling writer Tom Taylor (DCeased, Superman: Son of Kal-El) and acclaimed artist Yasmine Putri comes a generational tale of good and evil within a brand-new DCU!
JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE #1 (OF 5) DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson, Dennis Culver (A) Andrei Bressan, Brandon Peterson (CA) Gary Frank After the shocking ending of Infinite Frontier, Justice League Incarnate defends the Multiverse from Darkseid across infinite Earths! Following a devastating defeat at the hands of the one true Darkseid, the Superman of Earth-23 leads a team of superheroes from myriad worlds that includes Flashpoint Batman, China’s Flash from Earth-0, Captain Carrot from Earth-26, and the brand new superhero DR. MULTIVERSE from Earth-8 in a last ditch effort to stop the end of every possible universe as we know it! Written by Joshua Williamson and Dennis Culver with first-issue art by Brandon Peterson and Andrei Berssan and a rotating cast of artists exploring the many different worlds of the DC Multiverse, this can’t-miss series is the next thrilling chapter in the Infinite Frontier saga!
BATMAN SUPERMAN AUTHORITY SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Trevor Hairsine, Jonathan Glapion, Ben Templesmith (CA) Rodolfo Migliari Following Mongul’s brazen attack on Earth, Superman’s world has been turned upside down: conflict between Atlantis and the surface world, the discovery of an immensely powerful new element, dead refugees with mysterious ties to Krypton, and expulsion from the Justice League! When Superman re-forms the experimental, antiestablishment Authority to join him in liberating Warworld, Batman comes to them with a request: join him for one unorthodox, off-the-books mission first, one he could never ask the Justice League to be a part of…and one he doesn’t expect everyone to come back from.
BATMAN THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE SEASON II #6 (OF 7) DC Comics (W) Alan Burnett, Paul Dini (A) Rick Burchett (CA) Yanick Paquette Former Mayor Mayfield’s influence over Gotham grows as the campaign picks up speed. As Batman and his team investigate where Mayfield has been, Batgirl decides to infiltrate the campaign herself. How is Mayfield charming his way around Gotham, and why are clues pointing to Arkham Asylum?
GREEN LANTERN #8 DC Comics (W) Geoffrey Thorne (A) Tom Raney, Marco Santucci (CA) Bernard Chang Will the Dark Sector die? With trillions of lives in peril, John battles the DEISTORM and the challenge of its FUTURE STATES! Meanwhile, Jo Mullein solves the mystery of the Battery’s destruction in time to see the rise of a new and ancient enemy. Is this the final end of Oa and the Green Lanterns?!
JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #5 (OF 7) DC Comics (W) JM DeMatteis, James Tucker (A) Ethen Beavers (CA) Meghan Hetrick Superman, trapped on Earth-X, teams up with the Freedom Fighters to help them liberate the world from Vandal Savage’s control. Thanks to the added power of the newly arrived Superman-D, the Freedom Fighters might just have what it takes to break into Savage’s stronghold. But what secrets has the immortal tyrant hidden within its walls?
HULK #1 MARVEL (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Ottley "MAD SCIENTIST" PART 1 OF 6 The uncontrollable rage of the Hulk has reached an all-new level, and nobody - including the Avengers - is prepared to handle it. But is it really the Hulk that people should be afraid of, or is there something missing to this puzzle? Join the superstar creative team of Donny Cates and Ryan Ottley as they look to the stars for the next era of HULK! RATED T+
THE THING #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Walter Mosley (A/CA) Tom Reilly THE NEXT BIG THING BEGINS HERE! Renowned storyteller Walter Mosley brings his signature style to a sweeping saga of Yancy Street's favorite son that will range from the urban sprawl of the back alleys of Manhattan to the farthest reaches of the cosmos itself! A lonely evening and a chance encounter (or is it?) sends Ben Grimm embarking on a sojourn that will have him encountering - and battling - figures both old and new. Featuring guest appearances from figures drawn from throughout the Marvel Universe as well as precision artwork by Tom Reilly, THE NEXT BIG THING will remind audiences why the Thing is one of the most popular and beloved characters in the history of comics! RATED T
HAWKEYE #1 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Marieke Nijkamp (A) Enid Balam (CA) Jahnoy Lindsay KATE'S HEADING HOME! Or at least, back to New York. And as much as she wants to go back to where her friends - her chosen family - are, she's changed since she was last on the East Coast. So she's picked up a pit stop case first. A confidence-booster, to prove to herself she's making the right decision and not going to backslide into her past just by changing time zones. Besides, the case is perfect: Swanky resort? Check. Jewel heist? Check. Almost definitely 100% a trap? Check. Don't miss this exciting new miniseries from New York Times bestselling writer Marieke Nijkamp and artist Enid Balám! RATED T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #78 MARVEL PRH (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Arthur Adams • Ben Reilly's second real outing as Spider-Man pits him against MORBIUS, and it DOES NOT GO WELL! • The full support of Beyond gets tested as Morbius puts the hurt on Spidey in a big way. RATED T+
CAPTAIN AMERICA IRON MAN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Derek Landy (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Alex Ross A government agent turned Hydra provocateur stages a daring breakout on her way to prison, attracting the attention of both Iron Man and Captain America. When Steve and Tony realize they both have a connection to the slippery fugitive, they team up to track her down-only to discover she's not the only player on the board with big plans and sinister motives... Derek Landy (FALCON & WINTER SOLDIER; THE BLACK ORDER) and Angel Unzueta (IRON MAN; STAR WARS) team up to bring you a thrilling adventure starring a fan-favorite dynamic duo! RATED T
GIANT-SIZE BLACK CAT INFINITY SCORE #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Jed MacKay (A) C.F. Villa (CA) Pepe Larraz • This is it, the grand climax to INFINITE DESTINIES and INFINITY SCORE and the totality of BLACK CAT from the past two years, all in this oversize special! • Black Cat has brought half of the Infinity Stones together, collecting a level of power that hasn't been seen in years! But to what end? • This hasn't taken her out of the crosshairs of Nick Fury OR Nighthawk and with the Infinity Stones involved, can Thanos be far behind?! RATED T+
DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE SPIDER MAN #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Jed MacKay (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Greg Land • This ain't Ben Reilly's first rodeo as Spider-Man, but he's never had to deal with the death of the Sorcerer Supreme and what it does to New York City. • Part of Strange's will and testament was to ask Spidey to deal with particular problems... Is BEN up to it? • Black Cat isn't a big Ben fan, so is she riding shotgun because she owes Strange to keep an eye on Ben, or to sabotage Ben?! RATED T+
DARK AGES #3 (OF 6) MARVEL PRH (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Iban Coello AFTER THE LIGHTS GO OUT - STRANGE THINGS LURK WITHIN THE DARKNESS! The Earth has been plunged into darkness, and Avengers and X-Men have begun vanishing in the night. They have been taken and twisted by Apocalypse to serve an evil older than the world. A group of heroes will assemble to travel across the dark planet in a desperate attempt to rescue their friends and save a civilization already on its knees. RATED T+
X-FORCE KILLSHOT ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Rob Liefeld, Chad Bowers (A/CA) Rob Liefeld Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the iconic team, creator Rob Liefeld returns to the characters he introduced three decades ago to tell a brand-new adventure featuring these hard-hitting heroes! In this special issue, the man called Cable assembles the combined might of five different X-Force squadrons, each gathered across various points in time for one final mission: to defeat Stryfe once and for all - AT ALL COSTS! Sacrifices, betrayals and revelations await as X-Force attempts their most daring assault ever! RATED T+
X-FORCE #25 MARVEL PRH (W) Ben Percy (A) Robert Gill (CA) Joshua Cassara A DEADLY TURN OF THE TIDE TO MARK 25 ISSUES OF X-FORCE! The island paradise of Krakoa has no shortage of beautiful vistas, but WOLVERINE'S tastes run toward the coves with the deadliest waves in the world! It will take more than a healing factor to survive this thresher as a previously unknown threat to mutantkind splashes down! Plus: A sea change for KID OMEGA and PHOEBE CUCKOO! PARENTAL ADVISORY
X-MEN #5 MARVEL PRH (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Javier Pina (CA) Pepe Larraz ENTER: DOCTOR STASIS! The X-Men's new nemesis finally makes himself known to them, bringing his creations to bear. Mutants may have conquered death, but their foes are all too living... RATED T+
WOLVERINE #18 MARVEL PRH (W) Ben Percy (A) Lan Medina (CA) Adam Kubert KRAKOA COMPROMISED! You've seen some action in Benjamin Percy's WOLVERINE, but never quite like this! It's a life-or-death protection mission as WOLVERINE goes on the run with his friend C.I.A. Agent Jeff Bannister when a secret surveillance device is discovered on Krakoa - and its owners are willing to kill to get it back! But who would go so far as to betray the mutants? Featuring the return of some unexpected adversaries! PARENTAL ADVISORY
FANTASTIC FOUR ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Stan Lee, Jack Kirby (A) Aco, More (CA) Steve McNiven Sixty years ago, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby made history and brought about the beginning of the Marvel Age of comics with the release of FANTASTIC FOUR #1. Now a bevy of Marvel's finest creators pay tribute to that monumental moment by reinterpreting, page by page, the story from that inaugural release as well as FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #3, in which the entirety of the Marvel Universe attended the wedding of Reed Richards and Sue Storm! Whether these are stories you've never read before or tales that you're intimately familiar with, this is the perfect way to experience them anew! ONE-SHOT
FANTASTIC FOUR #38 MARVEL PRH (W) Dan Slott (A) Francesco Manna (CA) Terry Dodson • When the Wizard and the Frightful Four menace the FF both in AND out of the courtroom, it's time to call in everyone's favorite green lawyer: the Sensational She-Hulk! • All this and some surprise Marvel U. guest stars...and a new development for a member of the Richards family. RATED T
STAR WARS CRIMSON REIGN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Charles Soule (A) Steven Cummings (CA) Leinil Francis Yu AFTER THE DAWN... COMES THE REIGN! The story that began with WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS continues here, in the second installment of a trilogy that will reshape the history of the Star Wars Galaxy during the Age of Rebellion. Featuring the return of beloved characters, shocking twists, epic feats of the Force and a story that will reach from Star Wars' darkest underworld all the way to the Imperial Palace on Coruscant, Crimson Reign is a Star Wars saga like no other! RATED T
STAR WARS #19 WOBH MARVEL PRH (W) Charles Soule (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Carlo Pagulayan LUKE'S QUEST FOR ANSWERS TAKES A DANGEROUS TURN! • As the REBELLION tries to pull itself together for a last-ditch effort to defeat the evil GALACTIC EMPIRE, LUKE SKYWALKER realizes it is time for his journey to become a JEDI to continue. • After near-death at the hands of DARTH VADER, he knows he has much to learn if he will ever defeat the DARK LORD OF THE SITH. • But the JEDI ORDER is gone, and his teachers have vanished... where can Luke turn to find the Jedi legacy he so desperately needs? RATED T
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STAR WARS HIGH REPUBLIC ADVENTURES #10 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Daniel Jose Older (A) Toni Bruno (CA) Harvey Tolibao Chaos at Takodana! The Padawans must once again face the Nihil after they've attacked the Jedi temple. Overwhelmed and outnumbered, the heroes are backed into a corner until an unlikely Padawan among them unmasks their full potential and saves the day! New York Times bestselling writer Daniel José Older (Star Wars: Last Shot) and artist Toni Bruno bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!
SW HIGH REPUBLIC ADV MONSTER TEMPLE PEAK #4 (OF 4) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Rachael Stott Follow former Jedi turned saber-for-hire monster hunter Ty Yorrick in this adventure-packed High Republic miniseries by Cavan Scott and Rachael Stott! In the final part, Ty uncovers the truth deep in the Gretalax's cave and must make a choice: the way of the Jedi or the way of the monster hunter? She must choose fast in order to protect the villagers and bring harmony to the settlement.
TMNT ONGOING #123 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Sophie Campbell (A) Jodie Nishijima (CA) Sara Pitre-Durocher Leonardo stumbles across an underground fight ring in Mutant Town that caters to both humans and mutants. When Casey Jones convinces Leo to join in, he's startled to find that one of his opponents is someone of grave importance to him!
TRANSFORMERS WRECKERS TREAD & CIRCUITS #2 (OF 4) IDW PUBLISHING (W) David Mariotte (A) Jack Lawrence (CA) Alex Milne Wreckers divided! Thunderclash leads the team on an investigation to reveal the true alliances of the other Speedia 500 racers-and discover if any of them are working for the terrorist group, Mayhem! Meanwhile, Circuit, the Wreckers' camerabot, finds himself face-to-face with Security Operations! With Mayhem on the move, which Wrecker won't make it to the starting line?!
BATMAN THE IMPOSTER #2 (OF 3) (MR) DC Comics (W) Mattson Tomlin (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino Detective Blair Wong set her sights on Bruce Wayne as a source of information about the Batman—but neither of them was ready for the sparks that flew when they met. Unfortunately for their relationship, the imposter Batman has killed again, and the pressure is mounting to close the case…immediately!
BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #9 (FEAR STATE) DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Khary Randolph Written by Brandon Thomas, Alyssa Wong, Dan Watters, and Sam Johns Art by Cian Tormey, Vasco Georgiev, Nikola Cizmesija, and Karl Mostert Outsiders story: "FEAR STATE" TIE-IN! The Fearful has turned the Outsiders against each other! Tim Drake has entered the fray to save the manipulated team, but it won’t be enough. The future of the Outsiders depends on the Signal, but he’ll need help…from the world of Future State. Signal, meet Future State Duke Thomas, and listen to every warning he has to deliver! Batwoman story: "FEAR STATE" TIE-IN! Batwoman now has the help of her sister, Beth, who is currently disguised as Red Alice to hit the underground network of villains in order to trace where the Anti-Oracle is. The only problem is, all of this is too familiar for Beth…and as old habits die hard, so might this be for Beth in keeping Red Alice at bay. Azrael story: Dead criminals are walking the streets of Gotham City, and Azrael’s faith is shaken. Is the rapture truly upon us, and will this avenging angel be called home? Or is there a more sinister and human force at work, and what warrior has been stalking Jean-Paul Valley without him noticing? Threats to Azrael’s body and soul are here, and he’ll need more than a flaming sword to stop them. Tweedledee and Tweedledum story: After their last job with the Mad Hatter, Tweedledee and Tweedledum took their money and decided to live a quiet life…but a quiet life can be just as dangerous. Tweedledee has fallen ill, and Tweedledum will find out quickly that a pile of stolen money isn’t enough to survive in Gotham City. Will his wickeder ways prevail and see him turn to a life of crime to save his cousin’s life?
I AM BATMAN #3 (FEAR STATE) DC Comics (W) John Ridley (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Gerardo Zaffino Jace attempts to stem the tide of misinformation from the Seer as this mysterious adversary sends a heavily armed mob to a juvenile detention facility to break out a member of their militia. When Jace realizes his mother, Tanya, is at the facility, he’ll stop at nothing to save her! But will he be too late?
ROBIN & BATMAN #1 (OF 3) DC Comics (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dustin Nguyen The legendary story of Batman and Robin has reached nearly mythic proportions: the crime-fighting Dynamic Duo, always one step ahead of the criminals they pursue and never meeting a case too big. This isn’t that story. This is the story of a young Dick Grayson, newly orphaned, struggling to find his way in a strange, difficult, dark new world…This is the story of Robin and Batman. The bestselling creative team behind the Eisner-winning Descender, Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen, reunite in Gotham City to tell the story of a remarkable young man learning to navigate an incredible new world!
BATMAN THE DETECTIVE #6 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope (CA) Andy Kubert BATMAN VS. EQUILIBRIUM! It’s Batman versus Equilibrium in a brutal battle to save every single person the Dark Knight has rescued…ever! The stunning conclusion to the epic series!
JUSTICE LEAGUE LAST RIDE #7 (OF 7) DC Comics (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Miguel Mendonca (CA) Chip Zdarsky IT’S ALL BEEN BUILDING TO THIS—past and present and future all collide here in the final issue of this monumental series. Everything connects back to J’onn’s death, Batman’s final decision, and Superman’s regret—it all has been leading to this final confrontation with Darkseid. Who lives (some do!)? Who dies (some do!)? It all culminates in a bombastic finale from which the Justice League will emerge eternally changed.
BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #8 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Dario Brizuela The world’s greatest detectives—Batman and Mystery, Inc.—face a mysterious scheme concocted by Harley Quinn and the Joker! A mysterious zillionaire has taken over Gotham’s waterfront. But what do Batman’s wildest foes and a supercharged ghost have to do with it?
VENOM #2 MARVEL PRH (W) Ram V. (A/CA) Bryan Hitch • The tour de force of comics awesomeness brought to you by the dynamite new creative team on VENOM continues! VENOM #1 shocked, intrigued and terrified you! • With Ram V and Al Ewing weaving a mind-bending story that will push Eddie and Dylan Brock to their limits, and Bryan Hitch doing some of the most action-packed work of his career, VENOM #2 will do all that AND MORE! RATED T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #78.BEY MARVEL PRH (W) Jed MacKay (A) Eleonora Carlini (CA) Leinil Francis Yu • The Daughters of the Dragon are Spider-Man's trainers, and they are kicking his WEBBY BUTT! • But is even their skill level enough for the mission that Beyond sends them on? • Who is the new villain OBSIDIAN STAR and how will Misty and Colleen possibly take him down? • Don't miss this pivotal issue! RATED T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #79 MARVEL PRH (W) Cody Ziglar (A) Mike Dowling (CA) Arthur Adams • The aftershocks of the Morbius incident are still fresh in Ben Reilly's mind, and he's faced with KRAVEN THE HUNTER! • A corporate-sponsored Spider-Man is more than Kraven can bear, and the hunter is going to test his prey like never before. The trap is set, and the bait is ready. Now it's just time to wait and watch. RATED T+
DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE #3 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Jed MacKay (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Kaare Andrews MEET THE THREE MOTHERS! With no Sorcerer Supreme, Earth is left entirely defenseless against the mother - MOTHERS - of all mystical threats. Meet the Three Mothers: the Wyrd, an alien mage-priestess; the Crown, a powerful warrior-queen; and the Crawling, a monstress composed of acid-mouthed worms. Will they be the Marvel Universe's undoing? And were they the ones who killed Stephen Strange?! In the vein of the Black Order, don't miss the first appearances of the next great Marvel villain team! RATED T+
DARKHOLD WASP #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Claire Roe (CA) Paul Renaud INTRODUCING THE IRREDEEMABLE WASP! Renowned colorist and writer Jordie Bellaire makes her Marvel writing debut with a story that will make you shrink in fear! Bidden to draw forth five archetypal heroes, the Scarlet Witch chose Janet Van Dyne as "the artist" - the hero whose ingenuity and strength of will could prove the lynchpin in the coming battle against Chthon. To enter Chthon's dimension and face his darkness head-on, the Wasp read from the ill-fated Darkhold text...and it drove her insane. Now her entire life is subject to question. Janet is no stranger to mental illness; she spent years trying to redeem ex-husband Hank Pym despite his violent breakdowns. But now, she has the power to reclaim her story...and fight back. Bellaire brings you the most twisted comic you'll read this year! RATED T+
X-MEN TRIAL OF MAGNETO #4 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Leah Williams (A) Lucas Werneck (CA) Valerio Schiti DOUBLE, DOUBLE TOIL AND TROUBLE! • A Wanda divided cannot stand... • ...but there are many other things she can do. • Chaos comes to Krakoa. RATED T+
X-MEN LEGENDS #9 MARVEL PRH (W) Larry Hama (A/CA) Billy Tan FATAL FOUR WAY! WOLVERINE vs. LADY DEATHSTRIKE vs. OMEGA RED vs. SABRETOOTH! This is the showdown you've waited decades for, brought to you as only the legendary Larry Hama can! RATED T+
STAR WARS BOUNTY HUNTERS #18 WOBH MARVEL PRH (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Ramon Bachs (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli THE GALAXY'S GREATEST! • In the wake of the shocking events of WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS, the underworld has become more dangerous than ever. • T'ONGA has assembled the greatest team of bounty hunters in the galaxy- including BOSSK, ZUCKUS and TASU LEECH for a special mission! • Can she keep them from killing each other long enough to become a real team while she grieves the loss of an old friend? RATED T
STAR WARS DARTH VADER #18 WOBH MARVEL PRH (W) Greg Pak (A) Raffaele Ienco (CA) Aaron Kuder RED REVENGE! • LADY QI'RA not only insulted the EMPIRE but challenged it, too. In the end DARTH VADER showed her criminal organization the Empire is not to be toyed with. • But now fearful whispers echo in every corner of the Empire - Darth Vader is on the hunt, searching for anyone with any connection to the criminal organization known as Crimson Dawn. • How deep has Crimson Dawn infiltrated and is it worth the wrath of Vader? RATED T
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STAR WARS ADVENTURES (2021) #12 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Cavan Scott, Andrew Griffith (A) Manuel Bracchi, Andrew Griffith (CA) Francesco Francavilla First, it's a trap! Luke Skywalker and Rogue Squadron has been snared by the Empire. But who is the traitor and why is new recruit Ibti Myrak fighting with Admiral Ackbar on the deck of Home One? X-Wings and TIE fighters clash in "Squad Goals," part two by Cavan Scott and Manuel Bracchi. Then, from author and artist Andrew Griffith comes a new "Tales of Villainy." Asajj Ventress must face off with Aayla Secura, who is dangerously close to uncovering the early stages of the Death Star Project.
GUNSLINGER SPAWN #2 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Bjorn Barends Vampires. Guns. And Blood!!! But whose blood will be spilled first?!? Gunslinger stumbles across a vicious vampire cult's plot to kill Al Simmons... who Gunslinger needs alive if he is ever to return back to 1859.
KING SPAWN #4 IMAGE COMICS (W) Sean Lewis (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander Spawn locates Kincaid and the two finally face off. But was that his plan the entire time? Meanwhile, Jessica and Medieval continue their globetrotting hunt for superpowered terrorists!
TRANSFORMERS #37 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova (CA) Aline Herzpalter Baumgartner "War Stories." 2000 years ago, the War of the Three-Fold Spark came to a close, ending an unprecedented era of violence on Cybertron and clearing a way for a bold new era. But two kilocycles is practically nothing to the incredibly long-lived Cybertronians, so what answers can Cyclonus and Pyra Magna find in their past to help them survive the new battles of the present?
BATMAN #117 (FEAR STATE) DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Jorge Jimenez, Jorge Corona (CA) Jorge Jimenez As the full scope of the Scarecrow’s plans is revealed, a bloodied Dark Knight fights for his life, and all the lives in Gotham City, against an unrelenting, unstoppable opponent. The shocking conclusion to "Fear State" is here…Will Batman ever be the same? Backup: After what happened in the Magistrate’s Skybase-01, nowhere is safe, and the Batgirls hide out in a hotel room until Babs arrives offering a plan for their future. Seer, the "Anti-Oracle," is revealed here! And who they are will make you question everything you see moving forward in Gotham
ROBINS #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Baldemar Rivas The five heroes to have donned the Robin cape and mask find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown, and Damian Wayne come together to discuss the big thing that binds them together: Was being Robin, and Batman’s sidekick, the best choice they could’ve made? But before they can get to the heart of the matter, they’re ambushed by an unknown assailant with a bone to pick with them. She claims to have been the first Robin, and she’s out to prove Batman should’ve never trained any of them. Winner of DC’s Round Robin tournament, as chosen by you, the readers!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #70 DC Comics (W) Brian Michael Bendis, Ram V (A) Phil Hester, Sumit Kumar (CA) Yanick Paquette Place your bets, folks! The Royal Flush Gang is BACK and ready to take down the Justice League! Find out their connection to Deathstroke and their growing plot to destroy Green Arrow and Batman. Meanwhile, a villain from the Dark Multiverse has returned and he’s about to turn the Justice League Dark’s world upside down! Could this be the end of their team AND Atlantis?
LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #7 DC Comics (W) Brandon Easton (A/CA) Karl Mostert In "Catechism," Batman heads to Rome to stop Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins from getting their hands on an ancient artifact that they want to use to increase the power of the Lazarus Pits. What Batman doesn’t know is that the artifact is already under the protection of the Order of St. Dumas, specifically Azrael! From the creative team of critically acclaimed writer Brandon Easton and rising-star artist Karl Mostert
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #80 MARVEL PRH (W) Cody Ziglar (A) Mike Dowling (CA) Arthur Adams • Kraven's trap is sprung, and Spider-Man is sent into a hallucinatory spiral that will test his sanity like never before. • For Spider-Man to get through this, he's going to have to do the impossible. That's Spidey's M.O., but is Ben Reilly up to it? RATED T+
AVENGERS #50 MARVEL PRH (W) Jason Aaron, Christopher Ruocchio (A) Aaron Kuder, More (CA) Ed McGuinness COMMEMORATING LEGACY #750! Supersize extravaganza of Earth's mightiest action and surprises! Witness the jaw-dropping conclusion of "World War She-Hulk!" Learn the true purpose of the prehistoric Avengers! Uncover the shocking secret of the Iron Inquisitor! Behold the most powerful collection of super-psychopaths that any Earth has ever seen! Watch the Avengers recruit some shocking new members! And follow the Ghost Rider on a quest for vengeance across the Multiverse that will spark an all-new era in Avengers history! Plus: A bonus story featuring Thor by Christopher Ruocchio and Steve McNiven! RATED T+
DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE WHITE FOX #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Alyssa Wong (A) Andie Tong (CA) R1c0 LAST OF HER KIND! LAST HOPE FOR EARTH! AMI HAN is the last of the mystical shape-shifting KUMIHO. As the WHITE FOX, she's defended Earth from every threat and proven herself again and again alongside the Agents of Atlas and Tiger Division. But the DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE will test her like never before. Something (or someone) is murdering innocents and the only suspect who fits the profile is White Fox! She'll have to clear her name and uncover the dark secrets from her mysterious origin while the very planet is under siege. Ami can have the answers she so desperately seeks, or she can save her friends. Guest-starring SWORD MASTER and TIGER DIVISION! RATED T+
PHOENIX SONG ECHO #2 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Rebecca Roanhorse (A) Luca Maresca, Kyle Charles (CA) Cory Smith EVERYBODY WANTS THE PHOENIX! Echo finds herself besieged on all sides as the eyes of the human and mutant worlds zero in on the Phoenix! But the deadliest threat is buried in her past...and her future. A new ally with strange powers of his own claims to have the clues Maya needs to stop her timeline from unraveling, but can a cosmically powered fighter really trust this handsome stranger? Enemies abound as Echo struggles with her newfound strength...and the weaknesses she doesn't even know yet. RATED T+
FANTASTIC FOUR LIFE STORY #5 (OF 6) MARVEL PRH (W) Mark Russell (A) Sean Izaakse (CA) Daniel Acuna • The lives and history of the Fantastic Four reach the tumultuous decade of the 2000s! • The moment of truth comes for Earth as Galactus arrives. The Fantastic Four are willing to stop him at any price, but what if that price includes the destruction of other inhabited worlds? RATED T
AMAZING FANTASY #5 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W/A/CA) Kaare Andrews What if your life came down to one amazing moment, one fantastical choice to undo the thing you regret most? What would it cost to rescue the person you love? What would you be willing to pay? Find out in the final issue of AMAZING FANTASY! Starring WWII Cap, teenage Spidey and spy-school Black Widow in one last chance to save it all! RATED T+
THOR #19 MARVEL PRH (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Nic Klein "GOD OF HAMMERS" STARTS HERE! Mjolnir has gone missing! And nobody, not even the powerful eyes of Lady Sif, is able to locate it. So Thor must turn to the last person he wants help from - Odin. For until the hammer is found, nobody in the realms is safe! Artist Nic Klein is back for the twists and turns not even the All-Father is ready for! RATED T+
SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN CROSSROADS #5 (OF 5) MARVEL PRH (W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land KARNILLA RULES! • The Queen of the Norns finally has what she wants, but are the combined efforts of SPIDER-MAN, DOCTOR STRANGE, THE INCREDIBLE HULK and THE ETERNALS enough to stop her? • Maybe not, but something ASGARDIAN this way comes! RATED T
STAR WARS LIFE DAY #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Cavan Scott, More (A) Ivan Fiorelli, More (CA) Phil Noto THE GALAXY'S FAVORITE HOLIDAY! Happy LIFE DAY! Celebrate the galaxy's favorite holiday with a collection of festive tales from all across the STAR WARS SAGA! Life Day is the last thing on HAN SOLO'S mind when he and CHEWBACCA find themselves outgunned and under fire. But Chewie won't give up hope, remembering the lessons of Life Days past and present. As for Life Days yet to come... well, they'll have to survive the night first! RATED T
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #16 WOBH MARVEL PRH (W) Alyssa Wong (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Sara Pichelli A DEADLY GAME! • DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS have escaped the VERMILLION, but there's no escaping CRIMSON DAWN: their spies are EVERYWHERE! • As DOMINA TAGGE contends with moles within TAGGE CORPORATION and Aphra struggles with the damage inflicted on her by a POWERFUL ARTIFACT, they strike one last bargain... • But who can Aphra really trust? RATED T
SPAWN #324 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Don Aguillo With no more heroes living at his headquarters, Spawn is finally left alone to pursue his new goal of finding the one enemy that can give him "THE SECRET" to saving his own soul. Plus, new villain SINN returns, marking his first appearance since SPAWN'S UNIVERSE #1!
STAR WARS ADVENTURES ANNUAL 2021 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Cavan Scott & Various (A/CA) Arianna Florean Desperate to get into Jabba the Hutt's good books, Han Solo and Chewbacca take the galactic gangster a very special present. Han thinks the adorable Hoojib will make a perfect addition to Jabba's menagerie, but the cute critter hides a terrible secret. Cavan Scott (Star Wars: The High Republic) and Arianna Florean (Marvel Action) reintroduce a legendary alien species to Star Wars canon, 40 years after their first appearance! THEN, follow a group of troublesome kids on Cloud City when they come across a rare coin worth a pretty credit. But when the coin turns out to belong to the one and only Lando Calrissian, the kids quickly find out they are in over their head. Chip Zdarsky (Daredevil) and Jason Loo (The Pitiful Human-Lizard) join forces to tell this Bespin-based story.
TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #10 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A) Josh Burcham (CA) Anna Malkova "Maximals Strike Back," Part One! The Maximals have been on the defensive since the crash, but no more! Optimus Primal's got a plan to take the fight to the Predacons in a way they would never expect! With their ranks bolstered with a new member of the crew, the Maximals launch a plan that could bring their war to a close... as long as nothing goes wrong.
TRANSFORMERS SHATTERED GLASS #4 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Danny Lore (A) Dan Khanna, Priscilla Tramontano (CA) Alex Milne Shattered Glass isn't your average Transformers tale... "Shards" is the story of the ongoing battle between the power-hungry Autobot autocrats and the freedom-fighting Decepticon laborers. Join author Danny Lore (James Bond, King in Black: Captain America, Champions) in exploring this fractured alternate universe just before it shatters. In issue #4, Goldbug, a vicious warlord formerly known as Bumblebee, must become the leader that Optimus Prime failed to be as he fights Decepticons and commands Autobots to extract information from Statscreamm
DETECTIVE COMICS #1045 (FEAR STATE) DC Comics (W) Mariko Tamaki, Stephanie Phillips (A) Dan Mora, David Lapham (CA) Dan Mora Batman and Mayor Nakano have freed themselves from the Vile parasite-infected sewers of Gotham City…only to find the nightmare has risen higher than they had imagined! With the city streets being overtaken by larger, (somehow even more) horrific creatures, these two enemies must put aside their differences and save the city—while there’s still time! This skin-crawling, heart-pounding, terror-inducing installment of "Fear State" will change the nature of the Dark Knight and Mayor Nakano forever, and cast an eerie shadow over the next major Bat-event to come… Then, in "Foundations" part two, Batman runs into an unlikely ally in his investigation at the Arkham Tower construction site, and believe us, Harley Quinn has a lot to say about all this!
ACTION COMICS #1037 DC Comics (W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Shawn Aldridge (A) Miguel Mendonca, Adriana Melo (CA) Daniel Sampere The Warworld Saga, Part II, and THE FACE-OFF YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR! SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY finally face MONGUL and his champions head-on! The fates of Warworld and all who live under Mongul’s rule hang in the balance…but He Who Holds All Chains is better prepared than Superman knows. Not everyone walks away from this one!
BATMAN REPTILIAN #6 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Liam Sharp Batman and Killer Croc face off against Croc’s murderous offspring in a finale that has to be seen to be believed. The World’s Greatest Detective closes the world’s strangest case in the final issue of Garth Ennis and Liam Sharp’s twisted tale.
DC VS VAMPIRES #2 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV, Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Otto Schmidt The war for the very survival of the human race has begun! A mysterious new vampire lord has already put a plan in motion to conquer the Earth, and the first step is—destroy the Justice League! But the World’s Greatest Detective might be Earth’s last hope, and it’s time for the Bat-Family to hunt!
SUPERMAN 78 #4 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Robert Venditti (A) Wilfredo Torres (CA) Brad Walker Superman tries to assimilate into his new life in the bottled city of Kandor, but his heart lies elsewhere. Can Superman put his old life behind and find joy in what would’ve been his home, or can Lois Lane and Lex Luthor make contact with the Man of Steel and give him hope to return to his adoptive world?
WONDER WOMAN BLACK & GOLD #6 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Lee Bermejo Written by Marguerite Sauvage, Liam Sharp, Christos Gage, Sheena Howard, and more! Art by Marguerite Sauvage, Liam Sharp, Kevin Maguire, Jamal Campbell, and more! Nothing gold can stay including this remarkable celebration of Wonder Woman beautifully presented in her signature colors! It all concludes, featuring our hero saving a life that will in turn save thousands, a superhero climate crisis, a body swap with one of her greatest villains, and more!
BATMAN FEAR STATE OMEGA #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV (A) Riccardo Federici (CA) Jamal Campbell As Gotham’s Fear State comes to a close, a new day dawns on the city…one without Batman. But the Dark Knight’s absence does not mean the city is without heroes. Join James Tynion IV and Riccardo Federici as they bring "Fear State" to its conclusion and introduce a new status quo that will reverberate throughout the DCU for years to come.
GOTHAM CITY VILLAINS ANNIVERSARY GIANT #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Lee Bermejo Written by Danny DEVito, Wes Craig, G. Willow Wilson, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Joshua Williamson, Stephanie Phillips, Dan Watters, and Mairghread Scott Art by Dan Mora, Wes Craig, Emma Rios, Riccardo Federici, Max Raynor, Max Fiumara, Skylar Patridge, Ariela Kristantina, Khary Randolph, Jill Thompson, Christian Ward, Gabriel Walta, and others Gotham City may be protected by the Dark Knight, but this major metropolitan destination is also plagued by some of the deadliest, most nefarious villains in the DC Universe! In this oversize anniversary giant, DC Comics proudly presents tales of Batman’s deadliest foes written and drawn by some of the biggest, most exciting names in comics! 2021 marks an anniversary year for the Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul, the Mad Hatter, Killer Moth, and the original Red Hood, and Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 brings these baddies to life in some big ways! Also featuring the anniversary celebration of the Penguin, written by none other than the man who brought Oswald Cobblepot to life in Batman Returns, star of the silver screen Danny DeVito!
BATMAN 2021 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz Batman #107-111 have featured an epic, brutal tale of Batman’s frenemy Ghost-Maker in the backup stories…and the senses-shattering conclusion to the saga is here! Ghost-Maker has fought his way across Devil Skull Island, and he’s about to face every single villain from his rogues gallery…at once? Can even this legendary warrior survive the onslaught?
JOKER 2021 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) James Tynion IV, Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Francesco Francavilla His first year of being GCPD police commissioner was an intense challenge for James Gordon. He battled corruption in the ranks, his marriage was in shambles, and the vigilante Batman was clearly welcoming new recruits with the appearance of Batgirl. And The Joker picked his moment to unleash hell!
DETECTIVE COMICS 2021 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg (A) David Lapham (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic "We don’t choose who we save, Bruce. You treat the patient who needs your help."—Thomas Wayne "Shadows of the Bat" begins here! In the prelude to January’s epic new Detective Comics event, Mayor Nakano has signed off on the construction of a new Arkham Tower in the heart of Gotham City, and the Bat-Family is torn. Batman has long seen Arkham as a necessary, if flawed, cog in the gears of Gotham City—a temporary solution to larger problems that in many ways mirrors his approach as Batman. Nightwing, however, who grew up watching Arkham mutate into a villain factory, believes a different approach is needed. But Bruce and Dick will need to see eye to eye on more than just Arkham Tower, as a new villain known as THE MAEGER MAN wreaks havoc in the streets and becomes the embodiment of Gotham’s broken system!
SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL 2021 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Steve Pugh (CA) John Timms Jon Kent’s first days as Earth’s new Superman have been a trial by fire. His actions have already put those he loves in harm’s way. He has stood strong in the path of constant attacks, but the immovable object is about to meet an unstoppable force. Lex Luthor—the man, the myth, the menace—returns to Metropolis.
INFERNO #3 (OF 4) MARVEL PRH (W) Jonathan Hickman (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Jerome Opena NIMROD STRIKES! Krakoa's troubles don't attack one at a time. Jonathan Hickman reunites with his POWERS OF X collaborator R.B. Silva for the penultimate chapter of his X-Swan Song. RATED T+
DARKHOLD BLACK BOLT #1 MARVEL PRH (W) Mark Russell (A) David Cutler (CA) Travel Foreman THE KING OF THE INHUMANS BREAKS HIS SILENCE! Black Bolt's mighty voice is his greatest gift...and since childhood, it has been his greatest curse. Recruited with four other heroes to read from the Darkhold, a powerful evil text written by the elder god Chthon, Black Bolt thought he was signing up for a battle befitting a king. But the true battlefield...is his own mind. Critically acclaimed writer Marvel Russell brings you a scream-worthy story that will break an empire! RATED T+