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                     September 2022 Newsletter


On September 1, 2022, Time Out For Comics! celebrates 29 years in business!! A big thank you to all for 29 years of friendship, great conversations and memories. Here is to another great year and many more to follow!!

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September is an action packed month! Let's get right to it with:

                IN STORE SEPTEMBER 7

Star Trek #400  
IDW Publishing
Celebrate IDW’s 400th issue of Star Trek comics with this monumental issue highlighting fan-favorite eras of the acclaimed series. This collection of minis brings together Star Trek comics veterans in an equal celebration of IDW’s Star Trek comics past and future. Join little Keyla Detmer—as seen in Star Trek: Discovery—Adventures in the 32nd Century #3—on a new expedition, visit the Kelvin Universe, witness a heartfelt tale by TNG’s very own Wil Wheaton, and more by Chris Eliopoulos, Declan Shalvey, Rich Handley, and Mike Johnson, with art by Luke Sparrow, Seth Damoose, Megan Levens, Angel Hernandez, and Joe Eisma!

Star Trek: The Mirror War--Troi #1
IDW Publishing
The spotlight turns to Deanna Troi in this one-shot set in the Mirror Universe of The Next Generation. Expand upon the world of The Mirror War! At the turn of a new dawn for the Terran Empire, having achieved victory over the Cardassian-Klingon Armada, Deanna Troi reflects on just how far her ambition has driven her on her calculating quest to seek power and escape among the stars.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #132
IDW Publishing
As the TMNT continue to train under the tutelage of the Shredder in Northampton, the techniques they are learning take a bizarrely arcane turn. Will Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo, and Jennika learn how to master and control the dark ninja arts…or will they be consumed by them? One thing’s for certain: if they are to have any chance at success, they will need to seek out a light from the past to help guide their way.

Transformers: Best of Bumblebee #one-shot
IDW Publishing
Have you heard the buzz about Bumblebee?! As the heart and conscience of the Autobots, Bumblebee’s one of the friendliest bots around! But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know how to stand up for what’s right! It’s time for a great big adventure with the coolest little bot around!
Best of Bumblebee collects “Plight of the Bumblebee” from The Transformers (1984) #16, “Ghost Stories” from Transformers Annual 2017, “Dark Cybertron: Chapter 11” from Transformers: Robots in Disguise #27, “The World in Your Eyes,” Part 2 from Transformers (2019) #2, and more!

KING SPAWN #14
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Thomas Nachlik (CA) Bjorn Barends
Now that Spawn has assumed control over the Court of Priests, former allies are beginning to doubt his loyalty to the mission. This brings him into direct conflict with another HELLSPAWN, one he has never met before!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #5 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Tim Sheridan, Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
The Clockwork Killer’s identity is finally revealed as the dust settles after the showdown at Arkham Asylum. But as we learn the truth behind how the Clockwork Killer came to be, Thomas is faced with a reality-altering choice!

BATMAN DEAR DETECTIVE #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Lee Bermejo
BERMEJO AND BATMAN: AN ICON DRAWS AN ICON. What happens when a comics art powerhouse meets one of the greatest, most exciting heroes of all time? One part prestige art book, one part compelling noir tale, this one-of-a-kind edition collects some of Lee Bermejo’s most jaw-dropping Batman covers woven together to tell a story that strikes right at the heart of the Dark Knight’s never-ending crusade.

BATMAN #127
 DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Belen Ortega (CA) Jorge Jimenez
With brutal efficiency, Failsafe hunts the Dark Knight, leaving a trail of injured heroes! Batman retreats to the manor as he prepares for a final assault...will the last few surprises he has in store be enough? And in the backup, Catwoman reaches a shocking conclusion in her search!

DARK CRISIS #4 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sanchez
WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE NEW DC MULTIVERSE! Spinning out of the pages of The Flash, the heroes have learned the secret of Pariah's new worlds—but at what cost does this knowledge come, and what can they even do with this information—or even worse, perhaps Pariah and the Great Darkness want them to know...? On Earth-Zero, Deathstroke continues to move forward with his plans to erase legacy heroics once and for all, while Jon Kent, Nightwing, and the ragtag group of youngsters rally to step up to the increasing number of challenges. The event of the year rages on! Dark Crisis is in many ways the direct sequel to the original Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman and George Perez. In this issue Pariah’s attempt to restore the infinite Multiverse reaches a breaking point! Stay tuned for a special announcement at SDCC 2022 that will change all you know about Dark Crisis!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL TALES FROM THE THREE KINGDOMS #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, CS Pacat (A) Nathan Gooden, Various (CA) Neil Googe
The El Kingdom has been ruled with integrity and honesty for generations, by familes from the Waynes to the Els. The future of the kingdom lies with its three heirs and the challenges they will face...but what really prepared them for their tumultuous future? What stories defined Bruce, Zala, and Kal-El? Learn these tales and more from international bestselling writers Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, and C.S. Pacat!

BATMAN KNIGHTWATCH #1 (OF 5)
 DC Comics
(W) J. Torres (A) Erich Owen, Marcelo Di Chiara (CA) Marcelo Di Chiara
After a massive breakout at Arkham Asylum, Batman and his team are on a mission to bring all the escapees back. First on the list is Clayface! Using social media, Batgirl taps into an informal network to track the villain throughout the city. This inspires Penny-One to create a more organized network of informants and spies called Knightwatch!

BATMAN BEYOND NEO-YEAR #6 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (A/CA) Max Dunbar
THE END OF TOMORROW! The Neo-Year is drawing toward its epic conclusion: Terry McGinnis has spent the last year waging his war on the artificial intelligence that conquered Neo-Gotham. In this issue he'll have to put together everything he's learned, refine his own myth as Batman, and bring down Donovan Lumos, Neo-Gotham's A.I., and the Sword of Gotham. Terry McGinnis flies the night sky in a new Batman Beyond suit. Everything about the Batman Beyond mythos changes here.

SWORD OF AZRAEL #2 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Nikola Cizmesija
VENGEANCE OF THE POOR FELLOW! Vengeance has arrived to capture Brielle, the young woman who has come to Azrael for help, but Azrael won't let this stand. He will fight back against Vengeance and her forces...but will he be able to keep the murderous programming of the System at bay? And is Brielle all she seems, or is she hiding secrets that could shatter Jean-Paul Valley forever? All this as Azrael's foe the Poor Fellow pulls the strings...

A.X.E.: DEATH TO THE MUTANTS 2 [AXE]
Marvel
The Celestials said "correct excess deviation." Now the hour of judgment is upon the Eternals. Have they done enough? And does overcompensating at this late hour make it better, or make it worse?

ALIEN 1
Marvel
PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON AND JULIUS OHTA LAUNCH A NEW ALIEN EPIC! MAN, MACHINE AND THE MOST TERRIFYING CREATURE IN THE UNIVERSE…IT'S AN EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL AND YOU'RE GONNA WANT TO BE ON IT! A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal.

ALL-OUT AVENGERS 1
Marvel
INTRODUCING: THE ALL-NEW AVENGERS SERIES THAT STARTS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE EXPLOSIVE ACTION AND RACES TO A SHOCKING CLIMAX! An alien attack. A missing piece of wormhole tech. A city warped, its citizens transformed into hideous creatures loyal to an Empress from the far side of the universe. And a certain Captain Marvel, looking to her fellow Avengers with murderous intent... Plunge into the action and take a deep breath because you will not be allowed up for air as a thrilling new series kicks off in the strongest, strangest way possible.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 4
Marvel
Steve Rogers returns to New York with more questions than answers about the origin of the shield, only to discover that Bucky knows more about the sinister Outer Circle than Steve realized. And now something is stalking Captain America through the streets of Manhattan, putting everyone who crosses paths with Steve in danger…

IMMORTAL X-MEN 6 [AXE]
Marvel
AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! Judgment comes and the Quiet Council grows suspiciously quiet. An exception: Do you think a man so devoted to the Hellfire cares one jot? Let's find out.

NEW FANTASTIC FOUR 4
Marvel
The New Fantastic Four's battle with the demonically possessed Human Torch continues - and if Wolverine can't control his berserker rage, the Torch is toast! When the villainous mastermind behind all this chaos is uncovered, it's going to take some extra firepower to turn the tide. And what in the world is…syzygy?!

PUNISHER 6
Marvel
Frank Castle wants to end his war once and for all. But standing in his way is none other than the God of War himself, Ares, who sees the Punisher as his greatest disciple. A disciple who has forgotten his true self and must be reminded of the ways of war.

STAR WARS 27
Marvel
"The Good People"! The Empire's greatest secret is in the hands of two Crimson Dawn double agents, who are racing to deliver it to the Rebel Alliance to buy themselves safe haven. But the Empire knows what they have stolen, and the entire Imperial Navy is in hot pursuit!

              IN STORE SEPTEMBER 14:

Godzilla Vs. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #5
IDW Publishing
Godzilla and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers have faced a host of terrible foes. Now, though, they face their greatest challenge—the mighty King Ghidorah! Can the “teenagers with attitude” and the King of the Monsters put aside their differences long enough to survive an attack from the three-headed tyrant? Find out in the bombastic conclusion to the most colossal crossover event of the year!

Star Trek: Lower Decks #1
IDW Publishing
The hit Paramount+ animated series makes its comics debut with Eisner-winning comics writer Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) at the helm! Soon after leading her crew on a planetary expedition aimed at building bridges and advancing Federation technology, Captain Freeman begins to suspect that the planet and its people are not all what they seem… Meanwhile, the crew in the lower decks take to the holodeck, enjoying some much-needed recreational time—until a bloodthirsty visitor decides to join in on their games.

Star Trek: The Trill #1 one-shot
IDW Publishing
Someone is following Vanah, a research student and ex-applicant to the Trill Symbiont Initiate Program, after a life-changing event on a joint Trill-Federation science expedition. Delve into the world of the Trill in this suspenseful tale of tradition, independence, and survival.

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #12
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Tonton Revolver
Amy has been on Gunslinger's mind for a while now. He thought she was lost forever, but now he has a plan to save her-and it might mean making the ultimate sacrifice.

BATMAN VS ROBIN #1 (OF 5)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar
Spinning out of the events of both Batman/Superman: World's Finest and Shadow War, father and son will do battle in one of the single most earth-shattering tales ever told! Deep in the heart of Lazarus Island, the demonic legacy of the al Ghul family line has at last been freed, and the Devil Nezha is out for blood. To reclaim his total domination over planet Earth, Nezha has supercharged magic—anyone who dares use it is overcome by a demonic evil that supercharges their abilities to dangerous, unpredictable, and in some cases deadly levels! With Damian in Nezha's clutches and Bruce haunted by the return of an old friend, the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder are pitted against one another in the battle of the century! Legendary writer Mark Waid helms the next epic saga in Batman history, while superstar artist Mahmud Asrar makes his triumphant return to DC!

DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE WONDER WOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Tini Howard, Dan Watters (A) Leila Del Duca,Brandon Peterson (CA) Leila Del Duca
When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost...until now. To power his weapons of war, Pariah has captured each member of the Justice League and trapped them on worlds suited to their every dream and desire...while the planets themselves slowly eat away at their respective inhabitants. As Wonder Woman begins a new chapter in her life, Pariah has uprooted her to a reality he controls—how will the Amazon Princess adapt? Also, Dan Watters and Brandon Peterson combine forces for a noir tale featuring Martian Manhunter! Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of the DCU’s biggest event of 2022!

FLASH THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #1 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) Kenny Porter (A) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (CA) Max Fiumara
Race through the streets of Central City in this lead-up to the hotly anticipated blockbuster The Flash! After Barry's adventure with the Justice League, he's determined to become a truly skilled and inspirational hero. As a new threat emerges in Central City going by the name of Girder, Barry turns to Batman for advice on training to master his powers. Can the Dark Knight help show the Scarlet Speedster a way to defeat this metallic menace, or will the Flash be crushed by Girder's strength?

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #19
 DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dike Ruan
Written by Brandon Thomas, Brandon Easton, Chris Burnham, Zac Thompson and Joey Esposito Art by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, Will Robson, Chris Burnham, Hayden Sherman and Mikel Janin The Outsiders find the villain who has captured Duke Thomas's mother. Alfred's star turn as an investigator continues. A new murderer is plaguing the streets of Gotham City and Batman thinks it's...a child? And we see inside the mind of Two-Face as we never have before. All included in this epic new issue of Batman: Urban Legends!

JURASSIC LEAGUE #5 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson, Juan Gedeon (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
Darkseid has revealed himself, and the entire world trembles beneath his might. Can even the newly assembled Jurassic League stand a chance against this ankylosaur antagonist and his Legion of Doomasauria? Experience this prehistoric penultimate chapter to find out!

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY 4 [AXE]
Marvel
The clock is ticking and midnight looms. It's not too late.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 9
Marvel
HELLFIRE GALA TIE-IN! Something happens at the Hellfire Gala that sends Spider-Man and WOLVERINE on a dangerous mission all over creation! That's right - the best duo in comics is back, but who are they fighting, and what (or who) are they fighting for? NO SPOILERS HERE!

EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 4
Marvel
SPIDER-HAM! SPIDER-MOBILE! SUN-SPIDER! SPINSTRESS! You know the first two, but you may not remember the Amazing Sun-Spider who debuted in 2020's SPIDER-VERSE miniseries as a winner of our Spidersona contest! She gets her own story here! And Spinstress is a brand new Spider-Princess who sings, talks to a spider and kicks villainous butt! And the writers of the Broadway smash hit COME FROM AWAY are bringing her in for a landing!

MIDNIGHT SUNS 1
Marvel
RISE OF THE MIDNIGHT SUNS! A dark prophesy and apocalyptic new villains with horrifying powers the likes of which Earth has never faced before ordains a team of MIDNIGHT SUNS to rise and tear @#$% up: MAGIK, WOLVERINE, BLADE, SPIRIT RIDER & NICO MINORU. But what does this new threat have to do with the Sorcerer Supreme's past? And why is STRANGE ACADEMY student ZOE LAVEAU number one on the Suns' list?

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS 27
Marvel
A DEADLY MISSION ON THE EDGE OF A BLACK HOLE! Desperate for credits, T'onga and the bounty hunters take a dangerous job for the Pykes But is Tasu Leech ready to take on...the Kanjiklub? And Valance makes a decision that will change everything…

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN 5
Marvel
 Obi-Wan has closed his journals for now and looks ahead as night falls and the sandstorm that has sequestered him begins to clear. But he discovers something unexpected in the hazards of the Jundland Wastes…a squad of ambushed stormtroopers left to die. But one still has a fighting chance…and Obi-Wan may very well risk everything to save a single injured imperial stormtrooper that can't help but remind Kenobi of the clones he served with so long ago.

X-MEN RED 6 [AXE]
Marvel
BATTLE FOR THE BROKEN LAND - AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! Planet Arakko chose peace over war. Now war has chosen them. The monstrous arsenal of the Eternals is on the march. The Arakkii must defend their broken land according to the ancient laws…but against an enemy even older than they are, can the old ways win? Or is a new Arakko about to be born?

                    IN STORE SEPTEMBER 21:

Transformers: Best of Starscream #one-shot
IDW Publishing
Watch your back! This duplicitous Decepticon air commander’s coming for the throne! But will the scheming Seeker ever achieve his goal of ultimate power? And what of the rumors that he’s actually got a kind Spark? Don’t believe what you hear…unless Starscream’s the one telling you!Best of Starscream collects The Transformers: Infiltration #6, “Three Monologues” from Transformers: Robots in Disguise #20, “Choose Me” from The Transformers Holiday Special, “Your First Mistake” from Transformers: Till All Are One #12, Transformers: Shattered Glass #3, and more!

SPAWN SCORCHED #10
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Bjorn Barends
The Sin Devourers have returned-and so has their mysterious creator. He is known only as K, and he is here to destroy the Scorched and become the master of humanity!

SPAWN #334
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rory McConville (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Francesco Mattina
Spawn receives a cryptic message from someone he thought dead. Could this be a cry for help, or is it a trap to ensnare the Hellspawn?

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #6 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Scott Godlewski
THE BLOCKBUSTER SHOCKING CONCLUSION TO THE GOLD LANTERN SAGA. Which legendary DC villain is behind this great darkness that is about to destroy all the ages of heroes all at once? Find out right here: all this AND the future of the Legion of Super-Heroes is revealed!

BATMAN ONE BAD DAY TWO-FACE #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Javier Fernandez
Two-Face has always been viewed as Batman's most tragic villain. If only Harvey Dent hadn't been scarred by acid, he could have continued his good work as D.A. in Gotham City and been Batman's greatest ally and friend...right? Or has Batman extended Harvey Dent too much grace in his multiple attempts at reform? He'll question himself as Harvey Dent is free once more, scarred but seemingly free of Two-Face’s influence. But...when it's revealed Harvey Dent's father has been threatened to be murdered on his 88th birthday, will Two-Face be able to resist joining the party? From the bestselling creative team of Mariko Tamaki (Detective Comics, Crush & Lobo) and Javier Fernandez

DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Laura Braga (CA) Max Dunbar
YOUNG JUSTICE AGAINST THE WORLD! The fake reality that Superboy, Impulse, and Robin are trapped in has completely turned against them, sending the full force of the JLA and the Titans they grew up with against them. It will take all of their combined might to fight through this onslaught and find out who is responsible for their imprisonment. Meanwhile, Wonder Girl, Arrowette, and Red Tornado head to San Francisco’s Titans Island in search of assistance, but all they find are bad memories.

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #2 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Howard Porter
The undead Darkseid begins his assault on the galaxy...attacking Korugar first! Could the fate of the planet depend on the Yellow Lantern Corps teaming up with a Green Lantern? Also, what horrors do Big Barda and Mister Miracle find on New Genesis?

ACTION COMICS #1 FACSIMILE EDITION (2022)
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Joe Shuster
Written by Jerry Siegel, Homer Fleming, Fred Guardineer and others Art by Joe Shuster, Homer Fleming, Will Ely, Sven Elven and others Sent to Earth as an infant to escape a dying planet and raised by humble farmers to uphold the values of truth, justice, and the American way, Superman is regarded by many as the greatest superhero in comics history. Now you can have your very own copy of the Man of Steel’s first adventure with this handsome facsimile edition of Action Comics #1, featuring all the tales and ads from the original 1938 publication. You will believe that a man can fly.

BATMAN THE KNIGHT #9 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Bruce Wayne has traveled the world learning from the best to be the best. Class time is now over, and the final exam is here! Enter...the Demon's Head!

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #7
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
BRAND-NEW STORY ARC! The untold story of Superman's short-lived sidekick is at last revealed, but what secret connection to one of DC's most timeless tales does this story foreshadow? Only time will tell (that's a clue, folks). The next epic arc in the World's Finest saga begins here! INTRODUCING: BOY THUNDER!

DC VS VAMPIRES ALL-OUT WAR #3 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel, Emma Vieceli (A) Pasquale Qualano, Haining (CA) Alan Quah
The apocalyptic Suicide Squad team are planning for an all-out assault at the Blood Farm when one of Gotham's daughters finds them first. Batwoman gives them the chance to risk it all to save one of their own...but will this new mission give them the power they need to take on the mysterious Lord Cinder and his lieutenants? Or are they playing right into his hands? In the backup, learn the tragic story of Nightwing's betrayal and how he became a vampire!

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY 5 [AXE]
Marvel
It's too late…

AVENGERS 60 [AXE]
Marvel
A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY TIE-IN! The Avengers' ace archer is back! As Judgment Day looms, Hawkeye is called upon to justify his existence. As a benchmark, Hawkeye must prove that he brings at least as much joy and usefulness to the world as a randomly chosen mailbox, which, admittedly, is a pretty high bar.

AVENGERS FOREVER 9
Marvel
CALL IN THE CORPS! Earths lay in ruin all across the Multiverse. Avengers are assembling from every corner of creation as never before, knowing that the war of all wars is looming. And when there's war, you know it's time to call in the Corps. The most hard-hitting special ops squadron of elite high fliers and photon-armed commandos ever called to service. The Carol Corps.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 5
Marvel
Miracleman Variant Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA It's a showdown between Captain America and Black Panther, with the fate of two countries on the line! And when the dust settles, who will pay the price for Sam Wilson's incursion into Wakanda? Meanwhile, Falcon uncovers a piece of evidence that changes the scope of the mission - and exposes the White Wolf's ultimate motive.

FANTASTIC FOUR 47 [AXE]
Marvel
A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY TIE-IN! The Taking of Baxter 1-2-3-4 begins now! With judgment looming over the Marvel Universe, Reed Richards has locked himself in his Think Tank in search of answers. But with the fate of humanity on the line, what happens when OUBLIETTE MIDAS sets her sights on the Baxter Building? As the Fantastic Four falls before the Exterminatrix's death traps, only one hero remains standing - but if you thought Oubliette was dangerous, it's nothing compared to what the Invisible Woman is capable of. Get ready for Die Hard in the Baxter Building, as we've only got one thing left to say: Yippie-ki-yay, Marvel Universe.

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 27
Marvel
The alliance between Darth Vader and Sabé has always seemed destined for disaster. After all, how long can the Dark Lord of the Sith and the idealistic handmaiden of Padmé Amidala find common ground? So as Vader and Sabé enter the final battle against a corrupt Imperial governor, something's going to break. Will it be Vader's cold resolve or Sabé's true heart? And how long until Ochi of Bestoon finally makes his move?

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN 3
Marvel
"THE SIN" The battered Mandalorian returns to his client to collect his reward and tend to his wounds; complications arise and what should have been a simple task becomes far more dangerous than anyone could have expected.

X-MEN LEGENDS 2
Marvel
WOLVERINE…VERSUS THE X-MEN?! Department H has sent their operative WEAPON X, A.K.A. WOLVERINE, on a mission to retrieve "dangerous individuals" - who just so happen to be mutants known as the X-MEN! But what sinister forces are moving the mutants against each other, and how does it play into Wolverine's eventual membership on the team? At last - X-Men and Marvel legend Roy Thomas reveals a missing link between Wolverine's appearance in HULK #182 and joining the X-Men in GIANT-SIZE X-MEN!

X-MEN UNLIMITED: X-MEN GREEN 2
Marvel
GOING GREEN! Nature Girl. Curse. Sauron. A dog. With the planet hanging in the balance, these few take up arms to ask "How far is too far to save us?" Can Logan answer the question before it's too late? The conclusion of the hit story from Marvel Unlimited - in print for the first time with exclusive bonus content!

                          IN STORE SEPTEMBER 28

Star Trek: Picard: Stargazer #2
IDW Publishing
Continue the never-before-seen journey set between seasons two and three of the Paramount+ hit series Star Trek: Picard! Following an unsettling discovery on the planet Jenjor VI, Picard and Seven band together to save the native population and the Stargazer crew.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Saturday Morning Adventures #1
IDW Publishing
In 1987, the world at large was introduced to the TMNT by way of a catchy theme song and an action-packed cartoon. The cartoon’s aesthetic returns in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Saturday Morning Adventures, featuring an all-new set of standalone stories! In this issue, after an unexpected power surge, the Heroes in a Half Shell find themselves trapped in a training simulator, fighting to free themselves from the digital clutches of some of their most fearsome foes! Get ready for “VR in Deep Trouble!” (And try not to worry if that theme song is already stuck in your head!)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Armageddon Game #1
IDW Publishing
THE ARMAGEDDON GAME HAS BEGUN! Under the leadership of the Shredder, the TMNT begin a dangerous quest to seek out allies against Rat King’s trio of terror: LeatherKrang, Baxter Stockman, and Madame Null. It’s a mission that will see the Turtles spread out across New York City…and across multiple dimensions! But they better hurry, because their enemies are already on the march, and things are not looking good for Mutant Town while most of our heroes are away. Desperate measures, false flag attacks, mysterious new villains, and unexpected alliances… It all starts here in the premiere issue of the biggest TMNT event of the year!
Written by longtime TMNT scribe Tom Waltz (The Last Ronin) and illustrated by artist Vincenzo Federici (Jennifer Blood, Red Sonja), the time has come at last to find out who is playing…and who is being played!

Transformers: Shattered Glass II #2
IDW Publishing
Finally! An issue dedicated to everyone’s (Blaster’s) favorite Autobot: Blaster! And he’s doing what he does best: being a star…kind of. Slicer recruits Blaster to infiltrate Decepticon Radio, but Blaster will have to stop being the star of his own one-bot show in order to get back in the good graces of the Autobots.

ACTION COMICS #1047
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, David Lapham (A) Will Conrad, David Lapham (CA) Steve Beach
In the aftermath of Superman's epic Warworld Revolution, the Man of Steel is back on Earth and stronger than he's ever been! As he and Steel join forces to remake Metropolis as a true City of Tomorrow, two of Superman's most iconic villains take notice...and they have plans of their own. Meanwhile, Superman's meddling on Warworld has had unforeseen consequences: he's awakened an enemy so ancient and powerful, even this stronger-than-ever Superman will need the whole Super-Family to face it. Introducing new characters and beginning this new chapter in Superman's mythology, don't miss the kickoff to the countdown to Action Comics #1050!

BATMAN THE AUDIO ADVENTURES #1 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Dennis McNicholas (A) Anthony Marques, J. Bone (CA) Dave Johnson
Don't touch that dial! Picking up right after the season finale of the award-winning podcast, Batman: The Audio Adventures continues in this new seven-issue miniseries! A string of attacks has plagued Gotham's seedy underbelly, sending criminals into a panic. But it's not Batman who is striking at the heart of the city, it's a group of mysterious assailants on the hunt for an ancient artifact. As Batman hunts down these assassins, he finds clues that keep drawing him to their true goal: the sword of King Scimitar!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1064
DC Comics
(W) Ram V., Simon Spurrier (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Dani (CA) Evan Cagle
It's a tango to the death as Batman dances with an old flame while trying not to catch on fire. Using the new information about black noise, Batman investigates the music box in his possession some more, which leads him to question whether music is actually able to contain physics-altering properties. Later, this theory is tested with Two-Face.

BATMAN BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #5 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
Gotham's most wanted, Jackie Quinzel, has been spotted at Wayne Industries! Now it's up to the former vigilante Bruce Wayne and his new sidekick, The Joker, to break her out. But Derek Powers is always one step ahead, with tech ready to combat any tricks they may have up their sleeves. Is the dynamic duo doomed? Or will a dark knight in future-tech armor come to their rescue?

BATMAN FORTRESS #5 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Gary Whitta (A/CA) Darick Robertson
With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Batman and Lex Luthor must assemble a team with the skill set to break into the Fortress of Solitude... With a worldwide blackout and the Justice League neutralized, what motley crew will this dysfunctional dynamic duo assemble?

DC VS VAMPIRES #9 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March
ROAD TRIP! Our heroes split up and spread out across the globe to prepare for the final strikes against the vampire kingdom! Will Green Arrow's mission force him to battle one of his oldest friends? What horrors await the Birds of Prey inside the ruins of Gotham? And does Black Manta's secret mean a watery grave for Supergirl?

SUPERMAN SPACE AGE #2 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Michael Allred
Superman has arrived and he's out of sight! Right? The world may love him, but the citizens of Metropolis are growing skeptical as the cities around them suffer without the help of the Man of Steel. The world doesn't need saving as much as it needs changing, and Superman and his super friends in the Justice League seem unqualified to save the day the way they once did. Could this be the beginning of the end that Pariah prophesied? Or is it just a sign of the times?

A.X.E.: AVENGERS 1 [AXE]
Marvel
THE FIRST OF THREE STORY-ESSENTIAL JUDGMENT DAY ONE-SHOTS! Tony Stark has spent his life building suits to protect him. Now he has to enter a suit of armor that could kill us all. Can he survive? Can anyone?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 10 [AXE]
Marvel
A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY TIE-IN! It's time for Spider-Man to be judged, and I think we all know which moment in Spidey's history is going to weigh heavily on the proceedings. You don't want to miss this very special issue that might just break your heart all over again.

EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 5
Marvel
Three brand new Spiders get their start here! WEB-WEAVER: A not-so-mild mannered fashion designer at Van Dyne gets spider-powers and shows us a very different kind of Spider-Slayer. HUNTER-SPIDER: Imagine a world where Sergei Kravinoff got Spider-Powers. You are not ready for the most hardcore Spider yet! Both of these and Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, the filmmakers behind the Spider-Verse movies, create a new Spider just in time for the END OF THE SPIDER-VERSE!

FORTNITE X MARVEL: ZERO WAR 5
Marvel
The most dangerous person in the Marvel Universe has thrown in with some of the most dangerous people in the Fortnite universe. But what does Doom really want? And how far will he go to get it? Each first print issue contains a redeemable code to unlock a bonus digital cosmetic in Fortnite!

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA 24
Marvel
"DESCENT" Desperate to rescue DOCTOR APHRA at any cost, SANA STARROS and her CREW's search leads them to an OLD HAUNT…and two FAMILIAR FACES they might not survive! Meanwhile, Aphra delves deeper into the secrets of THE ASCENDANT...and the true origin of the SPARK ETERNAL!

STAR WARS: HAN SOLO & CHEWBACCA 6
Marvel
"CHEWBACCA BEHIND BARS!" Chewie is held captive on the prison planet of Gulhadar! And you'll never believe who his cellmate is. None other than Maz Kanata! And whatever happened to the Millennium Falcon?

THOR 27
Marvel
Donny Cates writes Venom once again, alongside guest artist Salvador Larroca! In this team-up of kings, Thor, King of Asgard, and Eddie Brock, King in Black, must set aside their personal differences to save the one thing they both love: Earth!

X-MEN 15
Marvel
FEAR THE CHILDREN! The Children of the Vault - hyper-evolved humans from a society whose time moves much faster than our own. Each time the X-Men defeat them, they retreat to their home, evolving further to a new, more advanced generation. This time, they will not be stopped so easily.