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                       OCTOBER 2022 NEWSLETTER


Welcome to the October 2022 newsletter! October will bring us chills, thrills, and an amazing on the edge of your seat story lines. With Halloween coming, treat yourself to some great entertainment starting with:

                           In store October 5:

KING SPAWN #15
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Thomas Nachlik (CA) Von Randal
Spawn is KING. All hail the KING! Unfortunately, like in any monarchy, plots are already in motion to depose the ruler and send him to a place even worse than HELL...

BATMAN #128
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Leonardo Romero (CA) Jorge Jimenez
Failsafe has taken his family, his allies, and now his city...Broken and beaten, Batman retreats to the last place on Earth he can hide...but nothing can truly hide from Failsafe! In the backup...Batman has prepared his mind for anything, or so he thought. We go back to his early days and a chilling case that led to...Failsafe!

JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #1
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Carmine Di Giandomenico, Francesco Francavilla (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
The world once again holds its breath as The Joker strikes again! But how far is he willing to go this time? From the twisted minds of Matthew Rosenberg (Task Force Z, What's the Furthest Place from Here?) and Carmine Di Giandomenico (Batman: The Knight) comes a violent, mind-bending new series that picks up from the cataclysmic end of The Joker and follows the mayhem across the United States. With the Clown Prince of Crime setting out on his most bizarre caper yet, will a fan-favorite vigilante be able to prevent certain tragedy? Or is he in on the joke? In the back-up--Joker's got a hot date but he's going to need a mirror to make sure he looks nice. Maybe Mirror Master can help.

DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #5 (OF 7)
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sanchez
WAR AT THE HALL OF JUSTICE! After the shocking events of the last issue, Pariah has won. And now his Dark Army is poised for the invasion of our world. It's up to the Titans to rally the remaining heroes to defeat Deathstroke's ever-growing forces and avert total destruction! An epic war starts on the steps of the Hall of Justice, and only a miracle could help the heroes now. But all hope is not lost, as the worlds without a Justice League have begun to loosen their grip...but can the heroes return to Earth if it means one member of the Justice League could be lost forever?

DARK CRISIS THE DEADLY GREEN #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Daniel Bayliss, Various (CA) Goni Montes
SUPERMAN AND SWAMP THING UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE GREAT DARKNESS! Written by Joshua Williamson, Dan Watters, Ram V, and others During the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, Swamp Thing encountered and formed a truce with the Great Darkness, but this ancient force has been awakened by Pariah and now its influence is felt across the Multiverse. Now the Avatar of the Green must work together with new allies to investigate how far it's spread and why it would work with Pariah. If they want to stop the Great Darkness from swallowing the Green, they need some extra help... ENTER: SUPER SWAMP THING.

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #6 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Jeremy Adams, Tim Sheridan (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
The fate of the Flashpoint Earth hangs in the balance as Thomas must make the ultimate choice! What will happen to this fractured reality and what does it mean for the DC Universe at large?

A.X.E.: DEATH TO THE MUTANTS 3 [AXE]
Marvel
It looks like the end of the world. The world is taking it personally. The Machine That Is Earth is having a very bad day.

A.X.E.: STARFOX 1 [AXE]
Marvel
AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! Eros the Eternal! Starfox of Titan! The equal of his brother Thanos, matching his achievements every step of the... What? Oh. But you know what they say. Come the hour, come the...intergalactic layabout who'd rather have a drink? At least if this is Judgment Day, he won't be around for a hangover tomorrow.

A.X.E.: X-MEN 1 [AXE]
Marvel
THE SECOND STORY-CRITICAL A.X.E. ONE-SHOT! It wasn't her. It wasn't her. It wasn't her. It wasn't her. It wasn't her. Yet: "I am fire and life incarnate! Now and forever." Which part of "Now and forever" is confusing to you? As one world burns, can Jean justify her existence after burning another?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 1 FACSIMILE EDITION
Marvel
Re-presenting the inaugural issue of Spider-Man's iconic ongoing series, which followed fast after the wall-crawler's blockbuster debut in AMAZING FANTASY #15! Peter Parker has been bitten by the radioactive spider, gained incredible abilities, donned his colorful costume and learned a tragic lesson about power and responsibility - and now it's time for him to swing into action! But can our young hero rescue a crew of astronauts aboard their malfunctioning shuttle? Even if he does, he'll still end up Public Enemy No. 1 as far as journalist J. Jonah Jameson is concerned! Then, Spidey shows off his skills in a bid to join the Fantastic Four - and comes face-to-faces with his very first super villain: the identity-stealing Chameleon! It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #1.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 5
Marvel
The Outer Circle's most recent defector leads Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes to the Outer Circle's headquarters - and to the answers Steve seeks about the origins of his shield. But Bucky already has his answers and is looking for solutions. Will decades of friendship be enough to outmaneuver an enemy who calls himself the Revolution? The world of Captain America is rocked in this can't-miss issue that will have ramifications for years to come!

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!

HULK 9
Marvel
New Arc - HULK PLANET! Thoroughly shaken by his battle with Thor and Titan's impact on his friends, Bruce Banner decides that his best company is himself - and only himself. As he sets Starship Hulk on a far away course, he begins to reckon with what it means to be healthy - and encounters an alternative to isolation he'd never thought to dream of. But this alternative begs the question - who exactly is Monolith?

JANE FOSTER & THE MIGHTY THOR
Marvel
Everything comes to a head in this brilliant and brutal conclusion to Torunn Grønbekk and Michael Dowling's Jane Foster epic! The puppet master who has been leading all of Asgard's enemies from the shadows will be revealed…as will the dark secrets of Rúna's past. With Asgard torn asunder, will Jane and Thor arrive in time to save the Golden Realm from certain destruction?

NEW FANTASTIC FOUR 5
Marvel
It's all been leading up to this - the New FF and the original FF team up for a final battle with a mega-sized monstrosity in this action-packed finale! Will anything be left of Vegas - or the world?!--once the dust settles? Plus one last surprise cameo for the road!

SPIDER-MAN 1
Marvel
"The End of the Spider-Verse" is here! Morlun is back and he is not alone. Allied with one of the most powerful beings known to the Spider-Verse, the scariest Spider-Villain of all time is making his biggest play and no Spider is safe. Especially not the Chosen Spider himself, Peter Parker. With Peter working for Norman Osborn and using a glider…does he have it coming? Spidey's 60th Anniversary is no joke as two of the most legendary Spider-Creators are working together on Spidey for the first time and you know it's going to be one for the record books!

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN 4
Marvel
SANCTUARY! After the fall of the Galactic Empire, lawlessness has spread throughout the galaxy.

WOLVERINE 25 [AXE]
Marvel
CELEBRATING 25 ISSUES OF LOGAN'S LATEST RUN! - AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! A desperate race to the top of the world forces WOLVERINE to team-up with SOLEM! But will the HAND'S HELLBRIDE bring them to an untimely end, or will the CELESTIAL doom the unlikely team-up? PLUS: BAR BRAWL! A rough and tumble 25th issue celebratory story with an array of artists - Andrea Di Vito, Emma Kubert, Federico Vicentini, Greg Land, Juan Ferreyra, Klaus Janson, and Kyle Charles - ready to unleash some adamantium-laced action!

X-MEN RED 7 [AXE]
Marvel
FINAL JUDGMENT FOR THE RED PLANET! - AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! As the dust settles and the costs are counted, change is coming to Arakko - starting at the top. After the catastrophic war with the Eternals, the Great Ring declares that ISCA THE UNBEATEN is no longer fit for the Seat of Victory. But Isca's power is never to lose. If she won't step down…is there anyone on Arakko who can make her?

                               In store October 12:

GODZILLA: MONSTERS & PROTECTORS--ALL HAIL THE KING! #1
IDW Publishing
It’s been a year, and to Cedric’s dismay, there have been no more Godzilla sightings. Sure, that means no destruction, but it was also his vlog’s most popular series of videos. He needs new content! His views are dropping, and he’s running out of ideas. He’s being called out for lying by cyberbullies Dragon, who is trying to see if Cedric really has the Godzilla chops, and Karen Higa, who has her own agenda. There’s more going on beneath the surface, but will Cedric find out what before something deadlier than Godzilla rears its head?

Star Trek: Lower Decks #2
IDW Publishing
The exclusive comic tie-in to the hit Paramount+ animated series continues here! While the crew in the lower decks deal with the repercussions of bringing Dracula aboard the Cerritos, the away team grapples with its own unfortunate miscalculation on the planet Qvanti. From the pen of Eisner-winning comics writer Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) and illustrations by artist extraordinaire Chris Fenoglio (Star Wars Adventures and Orphan Black)!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #133
IDW Publishing
LET THE GAMES BEGIN! With Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael away in search of new allies to join the good guys against Rat King’s latest deadly gambit, it falls on Donatello and Jennika to lead the fight in Mutant Town against the terrible trio of Mayor Baxter Stockman, General Krang, and Madame Null. But will a dangerous quartet of masked mutant ninja turtles and a mad vivisectionist bent on revenge—not to mention E.P.F. invaders and angry Utrom soldiers!—sabotage their efforts before they can even begin to dig in? Longtime ongoing scribe Sophie Campbell is joined by artist Fero Pe (TMNT: The Armageddon Game—Opening Moves) for this new arc, which serves as a direct tie-in to TMNT: The Armageddon Game!

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #13
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Francesco Tomaselli
Javier is on the run from the demons of his past. But a trip through his memories reveals a secret that might just turn the tide in his favor!

BATMAN INCORPORATED #1
DC Comics
(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) John Timms
From the pages of Batman comes an all-new, all-exciting adventure for Ghost-Maker and his Batman Incorporated team! The team's trust issues and detective skills are immediately put to the test when someone from Ghost-Maker and Batman's recent past is brutally murdered... Is this an isolated event, sending a message to the two? Or is this the start of something darker and more sinister? (Hint--it's sinister and dark!) The all-star creative team of Ed Brisson and John Timms chart a new future

DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE GREEN ARROW #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A/CA) Clayton Henry
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. When the Justice League went toe-to-toe with Pariah's Dark Army, Green Arrow was fatally wounded by Doomsday...so how did he wake up on a world tailored to his every desire? And what dark bargain has Black Canary made to will these worlds into existence? 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!

BATMAN VS ROBIN #2 (OF 5)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar
HOUSE OF SECRETS...HOUSE OF DEATH. In the wake of Damian Wayne's devastating attack on the Batcave, Bruce and Alfred are on the run and running out of time! Magic users across the planet are experiencing dangerous and deadly power flares, and Batman must solve this mystery before his friends and allies are turned to ash. To crack this case, the Dark Knight is going to need the help of one of the greatest masters of the magic arts on the planet...Zatanna! What awaits our ragtag group of heroes in the House of Secrets? Can Damian break free of Nezha's possession spell before he murders his own father? All this and more in the explosive second chapter of Batman vs. Robin!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #1
DC Comics
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
THE TEAM-UP SERIES YOU DEMANDED IS BACK! A strange mystery pulls Batman, Robin, the Batmen of All Nations, Scooby, and the gang into a jet-setting race to some of the most haunted places on Earth. Even scarier, the trail leads straight to Ra's al Ghul and his League of Assassins!

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #20
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Max Dunbar
Written by Jim Zub, Joey Esposito, Chris Burnham, and Nadia Shammas Art by Max Dunbar, Sergio Acuna, Chris Burnham, and Jahnoy Lindsay Jim Zub and Max Dunbar take us to the world of Batman, monster hunter! What is the Murder Club and how are they going to rock Batman's world forever in the start of a four-part epic by Joey Esposito and Sergio Acuna? Chris Burnham's epic Alfred saga draws to a close! And Nadia Shammas and Jahnoy Lindsay craft a deadly parenting short story starring Batman and Talia al Ghul battling for the soul of their son, Damian.

ALL-OUT AVENGERS 2
Marvel
The Avengers are on their knees, in chains and at the mercy of Doctor Doom. Their only hope lies in the one man with the strength, honor and sheer decency to possibly stand against the oncoming darkness: the hero the world knows as...Doctor Doom? Plunge into the action from page one and hold on for dear life, gentle reader - this tale doesn't let up for a moment!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 11
Marvel
THE RETURN OF THE HOBGOBLIN! The timing of this goblin's return with Peter working at Oscorp MUST be a coincidence, right? But who is donning the yellow cowl? Roderick Kingsley? Ned Leeds? Flash Thompson? If you know anything about Hobgoblin, you know that you know nothing about Hobgoblin.

FANTASTIC FOUR 48 [AXE]
Marvel
AN A.X.E. TIE-IN! Trapped alone inside the Baxter Building with no backup in sight, the Invisible Woman battles her way up 35 flights of death traps to stop the mad science of OUBLIETTE MIDAS! But with the clock running out on the Celestial's judgment, can Sue save her husband, Reed, from becoming the latest cog in the Exterminatrix's interdimensional war machine? Can the Thing and the Human Torch free themselves from Oubliette's twisted schemes, or will the hijacked Baxter Building prove to be the FF's ultimate undoing? It's Judgment Times Four, as the Fantastic Four don't plan to go down without a fight!

IMMORTAL X-MEN 7 [AXE]
Marvel
A SERIOUS BAMF! - A.X.E. TIE-IN! Even if you're the heart of the X-Men, there're days you want to tear out people's heart. Judgment day is one of them. What extreme steps will Nightcrawler take in the name of the Spark?

NAMOR 1
Marvel
A century into the future, not much land remains on Earth. A combination of a worsening climate and a devastating war with the Kree has left the surface of the planet mostly inhospitable, with an ever-dwindling population of air-breathers and a profound lack of super heroes to protect them. Enter NAMOR, who these many years on is no longer King of Atlantis…but ruler of the entire world.

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL: BROTHER 1
Marvel
OLD FRIENDS DIE HARD! Lady Bullseye failed. Lord Deathstrike failed. Every assassin sent to kill Frank fails. The leaders of the underworld - crime bosses, heads of terrorist organizations, and even a corrupt government or two come together to solve the growing problem of Frank Castle. Sharing intel, resources, and money, a collective underworld puts out a contract to kill Frank - eligible for anyone: assassins, mercenaries or smalltown crooks. The news ripples through the shadows of the world: $500 million to the person who takes down the Punisher. But there's one face from his past…who's in this hunt for more than money.

                            In store October 19:

Star Trek: The Trill #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.

SPAWN #335
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rory McConville (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Marcial Toledano
SINN's origin has been revealed. But what does that mean for the nature of the Hellspawns? And what can they still learn from the man that invented murder?

BATMAN ONE BAD DAY PENGUIN #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) John Ridley (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
The Penguin's criminal enterprise and the Iceberg Lounge have been stolen from underneath him by his former associate the Umbrella Man. The Umbrella Man has removed all of the rules for crime in Gotham City that the Penguin put in place, and the city is in chaos. The Penguin is a broken man, and he'll have to travel through the burning streets of Gotham with a gun and a single bullet putting together a new crew to take back what he's built. Will Batman help the devil he knows or face the devil he doesn't in the form of the Umbrella Man? A crime epic from the team behind the critically acclaimed Other History of the DC Universe, John Ridley and Giuseppe Camuncoli--don't miss it!

DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #5 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Laura Braga (CA) Max Dunbar
HERE'S MICKEY! Mickey Mxyzptlk, son of Mr. Mxyzptlk, built the "perfect world" where he and the boys of Young Justice could rule without being criticized, without having to change, without ever having to grow up. Mickey has an ugly soul and too much power. The boys of Young Justice will have to overcome their shortcomings and defeat him to get back to the DCU they know and need!

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #3 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Howard Porter
THE BLOCKBUSTER FINAL ARC IN THE SERIES CONTINUES! As a warrior princess is mourned on Themyscira, an old god comes to warn of the threat of the New Gods. Meanwhile across the stars, Adam Strange fights the unthinkable and the Main Man himself, Lobo, tears his way into DCeased. New battle lines are drawn as the anti-living spread across the universe!

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #8
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
"RECKLESS YOUTH" continues as Superman and Batman struggle to mentor the new Boy Thunder! The Key has drawn the World's Finest team into an impossible dilemma unlike any they've ever faced when the entire city of Metropolis goes into a deadly lockdown!

BATMAN THE KNIGHT #10 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Bruce Wayne's worldwide journey has reached its conclusion--is he ready for the brutal final exam? The acclaimed series comes to a shocking, climactic end as this young Dark Knight will face the ultimate test!

DC VS VAMPIRES ALL-OUT WAR #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel, Danny Lore (A) Pasquale Qualano, Haining (CA) Alan Quah
With Baron Cinder and his lieutenants kept occupied by the mother of all diversions, the team attempts a daring raid on the Blood Farm to retrieve the one person who can bring sunlight back to the world. However, they have not reckoned on the terrifying presence of the Baron's vampire knights--familiar faces whose blades are every bit as bloodthirsty as they are. And in the backup, we learn the sad fate of the King of Cities, Jack Hawksmoor!

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY 6 [AXE]
Marvel
The apocalyptic finale of the event of the year. It's not that nothing will be the same again - it's that unless heroes can find a new way to be heroes, everything will be nothing forever.

ALIEN 2
Marvel
NOTHING ORGANIC EVER TANGLED WITH US AND WALKED AWAY. "Steel Team," the legendary, unkillable Synthetic Special Operations team, has been reactivated. Sent to an abandoned Weyland-Yutani outpost to recover a project that now could save millions, Steal Team is the United Systems' only hope as they navigate the hellscape that the once-idyllic Tobler-9 has become. Since its mysterious downfall years earlier, Tobler-9 is considered one of the most hostile environments in the known universe, a place where nothing organic could possibly have survived…could it?

AVENGERS 61
Marvel
HISTORY'S MIGHTIEST UNTOLD SECRETS! If the Avengers hope to survive being lost in time, they'll need the help of some of history's greatest heroes, from the Thor of the Viking Age to the T. Rex Starbrand at the dawn of time, plus all the forgotten Avengers of bygone eras whose stories can finally be told.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 6
Marvel
"PAX MOHANNDA" STARTS HERE! Still reeling from his conflict with Wakanda, Sam Wilson is called to the international stage once again to protect a visiting politician from the African nation of Mohannda. But the White Wolf has already put the second stage of his plan into motion, with dire consequences for both Sam's closest friends…and Mohannda. Old allies return and new enemies rise in this thrilling new chapter of CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH!

DEADLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN 1
Marvel
A revolutionary dark take on Spider-Man begins here! What is reality and what is dream? What is science and what is magic? At the intersection of all of this stands the Deadly Neighborhood Spider-Man. Peter Parker goes to Los Angeles and what he finds there are definitely not angels. The demons waiting for Peter are going to test him like never before. One demon in particular, a very famous one for Marvel and X fans in particular, might just eat Spider-Man alive.

PREDATOR 3
Marvel
Theta is ambushed by a Predator! But is this the Predator that she's been tracking all these years? And without her weaponry, is she prepared to take it on one-on-one?

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 28
Marvel
THE SHADOW IN THE FIRE! For decades, Sabé, Handmaiden of Padmé, schemed to assassinate Darth Vader, whom she believed murdered her queen. But Sabé has learned Vader's greatest secret, and now she fights at his side, believing that someday, she may prove there is still good in him. What happens when the Handmaiden finally comes face-to-face with the Emperor, who knows all of her secrets? The Queen's Shadow enters the crucible! Will Vader let her burn?

THOR 28
Marvel
THOR VS. VENOM - ROUND TWO! Hammer vs. tongue! Thunder vs. symbiote! Golden hair vs. pointy teeth! It's the epic finale of this dark, twisted team-up between Thor and Venom! How will events from the current VENOM series impact the future of Asgard? Find out here!

WOLVERINE 26
Marvel
THE MARK OF THE BEAST! On defense or offense, WOLVERINE is Krakoa's weapon. But that doesn't mean he attacks where BEAST aims…and McCoy's latest ask is going to set Logan on a startling and revelatory path set to redefine his future! A perfect jumping-on point for new readers…and the culmination of story threads from the start of this volume no continuing reader can afford to miss!

X-MEN 16
Marvel
FORGING A WAY AHEAD! Forge has a secret mission that he's been working on for the Quiet Council for some time. Now that he's been elected to be one of the X-Men - the world's greatest heroes - it's time to put it into action…even if it does break some of the laws of Krakoa.

                        IN STORE OCTOBER 26:

Star Trek #1
IDW Publishing
It’s stardate 2378, and Benjamin Sisko has finally returned from the Bajoran Wormhole omnipotent—but his godhood is failing with every minute. Sent by the Prophets on a mission to the deepest parts of space aboard the U.S.S. Theseus, he witnesses the unthinkable…
…Someone is killing the gods. And only Sisko and his motley crew of Starfleet members from every era of Trek can stop them.
From Star Trek: Year Five duo Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Batman Beyond, Captain America) with artist Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars) comes IDW’s brand-new, flagship Star Trek ongoing series that goes where no comic has gone before!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Armageddon Game #2
IDW Publishing
OLD SOLUTIONS TO NEW THREATS! As Shredder and Leonardo team up with Cudley the Trans-Dimensional Cowlick in order to seek out the help of the enigmatic Cherubae in Dimension Z, Michelangelo joins Commander Dask and his Neutrino warriors on a quest to locate the rebellious Nova Posse in Dimension X. Meanwhile, Raphael is forced to swallow his pride—and his hatred—as he hunts down the missing Old Hob in New York City. But even if they find them, will the TMNT’s quarries be willing to join the battle against Rat King’s latest deadly pawns—Baxter Stockman, General Krang, and Madame Null—who are already taking the fight to Donatello and Jennika in Mutant Town?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Armageddon Game--The Alliance #1
IDW Publishing
KARAI! Tasked by her estranged grandfather, the Shredder, to protect New York City, Oroku Karai faces her first true test as master of the Foot Clan when four mysterious mutant ninja turtles unleash seemingly random acts of violence against the city. The Armageddon Game has begun, and the rules have changed. Will Karai have what it takes to play her part and lead her forces against these strange new threats, especially when some of her own mutant allies are questioning what side the Foot Clan should be playing for in the first place? Official tie-in to TMNT: The Armageddon Game! Written by Erik Burnham (TMNT: Karai’s Path) and illustrated by Roi Mercado (Heavy Metal).

SPAWN SCORCHED #11
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Thomas Nachlik
K's identity has been revealed! And with his "plan" to save humanity at all costs laid out before the Scorched team, they realize it may be too late to stop him!

RIDDLER YEAR ONE #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Paul Dano (A) Stevan Subic (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
As depicted in Matt Reeves’s hit movie The Batman, the Riddler wasn't simply an amusing eccentric with an affinity for wordplay and baffling clues, but as terrifying a villain as any in the annals of the Dark Knight. Here you can see Edward Nashton evolve into the menace known as the Riddler. How did an unknown forensic accountant uncover the dark secrets of Gotham's underworld and come so close to bringing down the entire city? This six-issue miniseries is an immediate prequel to The Batman—the detailed, disturbing, and at times shocking story of a man with nothing to lose. Artist Stevan Subic makes his American comics debut, including a variant cover that is the first of six interlocking covers. This collaboration with Dano delivers a shadowy and gritty tale of a society's forgotten man who refuses to go unnoticed any longer. Subic's recent Conan the Cimmerian for French publisher Glenat has brought him great acclaim in Europe, and he's about to break out globally with a Batman series unlike any you've seen before.

BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS GILDED CITY #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Evan Cagle (A) Abel (CA) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
A mysterious virus has infected Gotham City--turning its victims into rabid, yellow-irised maniacs driven to looting, theft, and bursts of anger. Batman and his Gotham Knights struggle to keep this strange virus contained while investigating its origins. But this is not the first time this unusual illness has overtaken the city. Take a trip to Gotham in the mid-1800s and meet the city's first masked vigilante--the mysterious hero known only as the Runaway--as they, too, find themselves mired in the mystery of this infection! This thrilling and horrific tale, split between modern-day Gotham and the Gotham of 1847, leads directly into the upcoming video game Gotham Knights! Each issue will also offer a code for readers to redeem in the Gotham Knights game for an exclusive item. For issue 1, readers will receive a code for an exclusive skin variant for the Batcycle! Readers who redeem the codes for all 6 issues will receive a special 7th item!

ACTION COMICS #1048 (KAL-EL RETURNS)
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Mike Perkins, David Lapham (CA) Steve Beach
"KAL-EL RETURNS" PART 3—THE EPIC CROSSOVER BETWEEN ACTION COMICS AND SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL CONTINUES! Superman, Supergirl, Steel, and the rest of the Super-Family have brought the Phaelosian refugees to the Fortress of Solitude, but before they can show the newcomers the ropes of heroics on planet Earth, a sneak attack from above turns the Arctic tundra into a war zone! Plus, the march toward Action Comics #1050 continues when Lex Luthor presents a disturbing deal to Metallo...

WONDER WOMAN HISTORIA THE AMAZONS #3 (OF 3)
 DC Comics
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) Nicola Scott
The third and final chapter of the critically lauded and Eisner-nominated secret history of the Amazons crescendos with the inevitable--an all-out war against the gods. When Zeus discovers the goddesses defied him by creating the Amazons, seemingly nothing can stop his fervor to eliminate their warriors...not even Hera herself. But the Amazons' numbers have grown, and there is a distinctly and unpredictably human element among their ranks now in Hippolyta and the tribe she leads. Their very fight for existence will alter the course of history itself and bring about one of the greatest protectors the world has ever known!

BATMAN FORTRESS #6 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Gary Whitta (A/CA) Darick Robertson
Having finally located the Fortress of Solitude, Batman and his hastily assembled allies quickly discover that it is as deadly as it is awe-inspiring. With an alien force holding the world hostage while the heroes hunt for Superman, can the Dark Knight find a weapon to repel the invaders? Or will his ragtag team succumb to dysfunction and betrayal before they can save the world?

BATMAN THE AUDIO ADVENTURES #2 (OF 7)
 DC Comics
(W) Dennis McNicholas (A) Anthony Marques, J. Bone (CA) Dave Johnson
Batman comes face-to-face with the ninjas who have been tearing through the Gotham underworld. As the Dark Knight stares down the menacing assailants, he learns more about their mission as well as the name of the one they serve: the Demon's Head, Ra's al Ghul. Meanwhile, something prowls the sewers of Gotham City, a being whose mind has been warped by The Joker's dark purple dawn!

DC VS VAMPIRES #10 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March
The war for Earth takes a decisive turn as the heroes prepare to strike back! Can Supergirl and her team in Australia escape to space? Will the Birds of Prey's infiltration of Gotham City go unnoticed by the Vampire King? Can Green Arrow save the human cattle from the Blood Farm? The shocking answers await!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1065
 DC Comics
(W) Ram V.,Si Spurrier (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Hayden Sherman (CA) Evan Cagle
The Orgham family has dramatically arrived after traumatic events at the docks in Gotham, and they are ready to reclaim the land that belongs under their name...an English surname you may better know as Arkham. As Bruce Wayne and the young Orgham prince Arzen discuss how they both want to change Gotham for the better, it seems Batman and the Orghams might have different ways to go about doing so...

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 12
Marvel
GLIDER VS. GLIDER, BOMB VS. BOMB, GOBLIN VS. SPIDER?! Spidey's new costume is going to be tested in a horrifying crucible. If you thought the Tombstone and Vulture fights were rough, YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET!!!

AVENGERS FOREVER 10
Marvel
ANT IN A BOTTLE! The pillars are in place. The most important Avengers from throughout the Multiverse have been assembled. All but one. A Tony Stark is needed. But the only one who's available is a man the size of an ant who comes with a very large problem.

STRANGE 7
Marvel
THE SORCERER SUPREME OF DEATH! Clea and Wong have uncovered who is behind the zombie resurrections of the deceased heroes and villains. But they're going to need all the help they can get, including from the Sorcerer Supreme of Death…the Harvestman!

X-MEN LEGENDS 3
Marvel
CAN THE X-MEN SURVIVE MOJOWORLD? IT'S A LONGSHOT! Ann Nocenti returns to her co-creation with an all-new story set after the original LONGSHOT miniseries! Longshot's adventure on Earth may be over, but before he can continue his mission, he's pulled into Mojoworld for a multipicture deal he simply can't refuse. And when WOLVERINE and SHADOWCAT investigate the mysterious psionic disturbance, will they be able to escape the pull of Mojoworld before things SPIRAL out of control?