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                     DECEMBER 2022 NEWSLETTER


With December, 2022 comes to an end. The year was filled with a lot of thrills, chills, surprises, and  some disappointments with story lines. Thank you all for another great year of patronage friendship and conversations Bring on 2023! Not sure what to get the comic book fan in your life? Surprise them with a Time Out For Comics! membership or a subscription to one or more of their favorite titles. We  still have our ongoing back issue sale! Take advantage of great savings!!

The last month of 2022 has much to offer. Let’s get to it starting with:

                                In store December 7

KING SPAWN #17
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Thaddeus Robeck
After traversing one of the Deadzones, Spawn makes a startling decision that could affect the future of humanity!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SATURDAY MORNING ADVENTURES #3   
IDW Publishing
Casey Jones may not be souped up with mutagen ooze, but even without ninja skills and a half shell, he holds his own as a hero. So imagine everyone’s surprise when stopping a burglary at a top-secret R&D lab leaves Casey imbued with superpowers! Emboldened by his new gift, Casey takes on NYC’s criminal element to great effect. The problem is his new powers are wreaking havoc on the city’s power grid!!! Can the TMNT talk Casey into giving up his powers, or will they have to take them by force? Find out in the next electrifying episode of TMNT: Saturday Morning Adventures, “Super Casey”!

BATMAN & THE JOKER THE DEADLY DUO #2 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Marc Silvestri
Batman has joined forces with his archnemesis, and things are already off to a rocky start. But time is of the essence as another piece of Commissioner Gordon is delivered to the Gotham City PD. Will Batman be able to work fast enough to save his dear friend, or whatever is left of him?

BATMAN #130
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Leonardo Romero (CA) Jorge Jimenez
The final chapter in the Failsafe arc reaches its brutal and stunning conclusion! Batman has one desperate, final option...will he walk away from it? The answer will shock you! The early days of the Dark Knight and his relationship with Zur-En-Arrh continues!

DARK CRISIS WAR ZONE #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Rafael Sarmento
A BOOTS-ON-THE-GROUND VIEW OF DARK CRISIS! Written by Matthew Rosenberg, Delilah S. Dawson, Jeremy Adams, Frank Tieri, and Stephanie Williams Art by George Kambadais, Daniel Bayliss, Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan, and Serg Acuña As the Hall of Justice falls, get new perspectives on the various conflicts while the battles across Dark Crisis rage on! With the classic Justice League members gone, see how members of the next generation such as Red Canary and The Flash Family deal with the chaos in this key chapter of the saga leading into Dark Crisis #7.

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28 FACSIMILE EDITION (2022)
DC Comics
(W) Gardner Fox (A) Mike Sekowsky, Bernard Sachs (CA) Mike Sekowsky, Murphy Anderson
It's the issue that made DC Comics history when Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, Martian Manhunter, and Green Lantern teamed up for the very first time as the Justice League of America. Be amazed as this early version of the League faces the menace of Starro the Conqueror. Witness how they use their combined powers and wits to take on this seemingly unstoppable foe. And celebrate the bond of friendship between these Super Friends that has lasted over six decades!

JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #3
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Carmine Di Giandomenico, Francesco Francavilla (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
The Joker is dying and needs medical help...but where can the most wanted man in the United States get it? And to make matters worse, Jason Todd decides now to finally hunt and kill the Clown Prince of Crime?

AVENGERS 63
Marvel
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE - PART TWO: THE BATTLE OF 1,000,000 BC! The Avengers saga years in the making. At long last, the Avengers stand face-to-face with their prehistoric counterparts, the Avengers of 1,000,000 BC! But if the two groups cannot work together, they have no hope of defeating Doom Supreme and his marauding band of Multiversal Masters of Evil, who have come to erase all of Marvel history as we know it..

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 7   
Marvel
"THE INVADER" starts here! Just when Captain America is ready to quit his pursuit of the Outer Circle, he receives intel on their next move - and a reminder that Steve Rogers is never without friends. Sharon Carter returns to help Steve assemble his allies for a new mission - but some shadows reach farther than even the world's best spies can predict.

DARK WEB 1 [DWB]
Marvel
DUSK! The two most famous clones ever are back to take what's theirs. Ben Reilly and Madelyne Pryor have had enough and are reigniting the INFERNO! Spider-Man and the X-Men are not ready for what's coming, and what role does Venom have in all of this? The sun is setting, dusk is approaching, and it's going to be a long night.

FANTASTIC FOUR 2  
Marvel
"WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE FANTASTIC FOUR?" Reed and Sue are on the run from - well, a lot of things, actually! Things are not going great for the Fantastic Four. But they find themselves in even more trouble when they stop in a small town with a terrible secret! That terrible secret is revealed literally on the second page of this issue, and Reed and Sue spend the rest of the issue trying to survive it, but stop reading here if you don't want it spoiled... Yep, it's Reed and Sue versus a town full of killer Doombots.

IMMORTAL X-MEN 9  
Marvel
VOTE. DIE. REPEAT. Putting the "Meat" in office meeting. Trust me, bad spelling is the least of the Quiet Council's problems as everything hits the fan.

MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN 1   
Marvel
"TRIAL BY SPIDER"! SPIDER-MAN faces the strongest super-powered foes and most dangerous gauntlets the Multiverse can throw his way, and every time MILES MORALES falls, he rises again - stronger than before. Until now. There are some punches you don't get up from and a new villain isn't pulling a single one as they threaten everyone and everything Miles loves. Between school, home, his love life and battling super-charged and upgraded villains night and day - Miles is reaching his breaking point. And when this new foe is finished, Spider-Man's world will be changed forever. Guest-starring MAC GARGAN, A.K.A. THE SCORPION! Don't miss the next Marvel masterpiece from writer Cody Ziglar (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, SPIDER-PUNK) and artist Federico Vicentini (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE)!

PREDATOR 5
Marvel
Theta has been taken prisoner…but her captors aren't the Predators! Who are they? And will Theta be able to escape? Or will the Predators finally avenge their fallen kin?

PUNISHER 8
Marvel
Frank Castle wants to end his war once and for all. But the God of War has other ideas. And now Ares is coming for the Punisher, with an army of heavily armed Apostles at his back, looking to turn Frank back into his old self by murdering his family all over again.

SECRET INVASION 2
Marvel
Maria Hill has a Skrull in custody, but she knows there's bound to be more...good thing she's got a foolproof Skrull detector ready to go. Maria Hill is extremely competent and extremely motivated to ensure this Secret Invasion doesn't go the way the last one did. All she needs to do is confirm that the Avengers really ARE who they claim to be... What could possibly go wrong?

SPIDER-MAN 3
Marvel
"The End of the Spider-Verse" rages on! Spider-Man and Night-Spider have to make an impossible heist against impossible odds! If you thought the first issue was shocking, think again because this issue is going to shake you to your core!

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS 29  
Marvel
MISSION TO BESTINE IV! BOSSK VS. TANKA! Forced to take on a job for Crimson Dawn, the bounty hunters take on the Empire! Valance has a mission of his own, one that will put everyone he cares about in danger! What is the dark secret that threatens them all?

STAR WARS: HIDDEN EMPIRE 2   
Marvel
The plans of LADY QI'RA to use an ancient Dark Side weapon known as the FERMATA CAGE to destroy the Sith are falling apart, and she has lost many of her primary resources and allies, with DARTH VADER drawing ever nearer. Can she salvage victory from certain defeat?

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC - THE BLADE 2
Marvel
UNMATCHED! Jedi Master PORTER ENGLE has journeyed with his sister, Barash, to a planet far on the Republic frontier in response to a desperate request for aid. They are certain they will succeed. No one in the galaxy fights like Jedi Porter Engle. No warrior can stand against him. No one even comes close. They are certain...until they see what awaits them.

THOR 29  
Marvel
"THE LEGACY OF THANOS" - PART ONE! Nic Klein returns with guest writer Torunn Grønbekk (JANE FOSTER & THE MIGHTY THOR, PUNISHER: WAR JOURNAL) for a Valkyrie-filled adventure! When a universally loathed foe kidnaps Thor's baby sister Laussa and drags her so deep beyond Hel that not even Sif's All-Sight can see her, the God of Thunder must call upon the one ally who has traveled so far into the unknown before: Rúna. But what dark secrets of Asgard's bloody past lay beneath the frozen waters?

X-MEN RED 9
Marvel
CHECK AND MATE? Abigail Brand enters her endgame - and on Arakko, the Diplomatic Zone is beset by a firestorm of violence. On the World Farm, Cable is learning the secrets behind it all. But the biggest secret has yet to be revealed… It's Roberto Da Costa's turn to play. And you won't see it coming.

                          In store December 14

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #15
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Puppeteer Lee
Gunslinger has finally gotten the upper hand against those hunting him. But when Radcliffe creates an uneasy alliance with a mysterious benefactor, Gunslinger may be forced on the run again.

BATMAN SPAWN #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Todd McFarlane (A/CA) Greg Capullo
Two dark heroes, cursed by tragedy, find their paths again crossing...but not by choice! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight against the Hellspawn? From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic event is the blockbuster you've been waiting almost two decades for!

DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Jurgens, Various (CA) Mikel Janín
After the monumental events of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Pariah has successfully resurrected the infinite Multiverse...and all of reality is still reeling from the event. Join Doctor Multiverse on a haunting journey through these newly re-formed realities, from The Jurassic League to DC: Mech...from Dark Knights of Steel to Batman '89 and back again...in a guest-star-galore all-new epic by comics legend and DC architect Mark Waid!

BATMAN INCORPORATED #3
DC Comics
(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) John Timms
The senses-shattering third chapter of "No More Teachers" continues as the Batman Incorporated team find themselves at war with...a rival Bat-group? And Ghost-Maker is about to come face-to-face with his greatest failure and his deadliest enemy--the mysterious PHANTOM-ONE!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #3
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Cody (A/CA) Erich Owen
The abandoned Owl Court Hotel is said to be home to the most terrifying ghost in Gotham. But tonight it's also home to, like, the grooviest dance party! Scoob and the gang barely have time to dance the Batusi before guests start disappearing--victims of the legendary owl-beast Talon!

ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS: MARVEL TALES 1
Marvel
Four of the cornerstone issues that ushered in the Marvel Age of Comics in one unbeatable package! In FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #1, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby changed everything, introducing Reed Richards, Ben Grimm, and Susan and Johnny Storm - and sending them on the ill-fated rocket trip that transformed them into the Fantastic Four! In AMAZING FANTASY (1962) #15, Lee joined another legend, Steve Ditko, to spin a tale of power and responsibility featuring teen wallflower Peter Parker…the icon-in-the-making named Spider-Man! In X-MEN (1963) #1, Lee and Kirby created a new breed of hero _ the X-Men, whose mutant abilities are a gift they're born with…or is that a curse? And in AVENGERS (1963) #1, they united Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp in battle with Loki…and, lo, the Avengers were formed!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 15 [DWB]  
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN VS. VENOM! 'NUFF SAID? What is Chasm's plan, and why is Venom helping him?

DARK WEB: X-MEN 1 [DWB]     
Marvel
THE X-MEN ARE ENSNARED IN CHASM AND THE GOBLIN QUEEN'S DARK WEB! Chaos reigns in the streets of New York City as demon hordes pour forth from the realm of Limbo…a realm that until recently was ruled by Magik. A realm now ruled by Cyclops' ex. Also, Havok's ex. Also, a clone of Jean. The X-Men wade into the fray by taking on some of their darker history as the Goblin Queen returns for vengeance!

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN 1
Marvel
IT ALL ENDS! Tony Stark, the genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist, has lost it all: his wealth…his fame…his friends. But Stark doesn't realize he still has so much more to lose, especially when the assassins start to come for him! It's the beginning of the end, as the Golden Avenger must fight for his life and find out what it really means to hit rock bottom. Join Gerry Duggan (X-MEN) and Juan Frigeri (AVENGERS) as they take Iron Man to the darkest corners of the Marvel Universe yet!


PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER 2  
Marvel
A high priestess fills a stone starship prison with small, green children. A Haarg helps a small, green girl search for a Worldbreaker. A Worldbreaker grapples with a thousand years of doom. On a world broken again and again by prophecy and catastrophe, which Hulk will finally dare to fight again?

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN 6
Marvel
THE PRISONER! The Mandalorian is part of a crew of mercenaries springing a convict from a prison ship.

WOLVERINE 28
Marvel
WOLVERINE DESCENDS INTO THE PIT! The Pit of Exile on Krakoa is the ultimate punishment for mutants who break the laws of mutantdom - and WOLVERINE's just cursed himself to its depths! But what is really at stake, and what does KRAKOA itself know that BEAST does not about Logan's SECRET MISSIONS?

Star Trek: Resurgence #2
IDW Publishing
After discovering the Talarians are being commanded by no stranger to Federation archives, Captain Solano and First Officer Sutherland board the suspicious Talarian vessel. But just as hope is within sight, talks of peace are derailed by an aggressive visitor and a shocking revelation.Continue the story in IDW’s exclusive five-issue comic prequel to Dramatic Labs’ highly anticipated narrative adventure game, Star Trek Resurgence! From Resurgence lead game writers Dan Martin and Andrew Grant with art by Josh Hood (Star Trek: Mirror Broken and Avatar: The Next Shadow)!

Transformers: Shattered Glass II #5   
IDW Publishing
The deadly battle is here. Autobots and Decepticons struggle for control over Metroplex, Starscream’s Spark, and Cybertron. And through it all, Soundwave, as always, works to save bots, no matter their allegiance. Soundwave isn’t a fighter, but are words enough when faced with all-out war?

                             In store December 21:

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS--THE ILLYRIAN ENIGMA #1
IDW Publishing
Journey to new reaches in this exclusive comic tie-in set between seasons one and two of fan-favorite Paramount+ series Strange New Worlds!With Una accused of unlawful genetic modification by Starfleet, Captain Pike sets out in search of evidence that could prove her innocence.From the mighty pens of Trek duo Kirsten Beyer and Mike Johnson (Picard—Stargazer, Discovery—Adventures in the 32nd Century, Light of Kahless, and more!) with art by Megan Levens (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Star Trek: The Mirror War—Troi).

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ARMAGEDDON GAME #4
IDW Publishing
CHAOS BEGETS CHAOS! As the contest for the world continues, players on all sides are quickly finding their game plans in absolute disarray! Unexpected participants and unforeseen pitfalls have combined to create havoc in three separate dimensions, and heroes and villains alike are forced to make countermoves to their countermoves. And all the while, the wily Rat King laughs in the shadows…Writer Tom Waltz (TMNT: The Last Ronin) and artist Vincenzo Federici (Red Sonja) bring you all the exciting play-by-play action in…TMNT: The Armageddon Game #4!

SPAWN SCORCHED #13
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Kevin Keane
They've survived their war with the Sin Devourers, but now the shadow of the traitor in their midst has reared its head once again!

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #5 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine (CA) Howard Porter
A greater chaotic force enters the battle, and in so doing threatens reality itself. As more heroes fall, and whole galaxies are lost, the most powerful forces across the cosmos must stop watching from the sidelines and finally act.

BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Jamie Mckelvie
Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, is the greatest thief that Gotham City has ever seen. She's effortlessly stolen countless items of immense value over the years and successfully evaded the GCPD and Batman. But when Catwoman finds out an item from her past is being sold for way more than it used to be worth, it sends Catwoman into a spiral, and she'll do everything in her power to steal it back. Batman tries to stop her before she goes too far, and a mysterious figure known as the Forger will change Catwoman's life forever. The all-star creative team of G. WILLOW WILSON (Poison Ivy, Ms. Marvel) and JAMIE McKELVIE (The Wicked & The Divine, Young Avengers) unite for this epic story!

BATMAN VS ROBIN #4 (OF 5)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar
As the final battle erupts between Batman and Robin at the heart of Lazarus Island, a strange tremor rocks the combatants to their senses... This isn't an island at all--it's a volcano! With the Devil Nezha pulling the strings and unbelievable transformative power about to explode out into the world, our heroes have no choice but to do the unthinkable--fall back! A battle between father and son goes global as the Earth enters into the Lazarus Planet..

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #10
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The deadly duo of The Joker and the Key have twisted the increasingly powerful Boy Thunder into a walking time bomb of destructive power! Batman and Superman's quest to guide young David toward the light takes an unexpected turn when the Teen Titans learn of the dark secret he's been hiding from the World's Finest! The Titans issue their ultimatum--tell Superman and Batman, or they will!

DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sánchez
The Great Darkness is defeated, but the final war has only just begun between the remaining heroes and Deathstroke's Dark Army! Who will be left standing? The Justice League and the infinite Earths have returned, but at what cost? Do not miss the shocking conclusion that launches the DCU into 2023!

DC VS VAMPIRES ALL-OUT WAR #6 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Alan Quah
THE GRAND FINALE! With the dying embers of their hope rekindled at the eleventh hour, what's left of John Constantine's Suicide Squad attempts to traverse the badlands with precious cargo in tow. But just as final victory over the vampires and their endless night seems all but assured, the team must contend with their most powerful and terrifying enemy yet: Baron Cinder himself. In the backup, what happened to Poison Ivy when the world ended...?

ALIEN 4
Marvel
BETRAYAL IS THE HEART OF EVERY END! Steel Team's human allies have led them into an ambush, leaving them for dead in the nest of a vicious Xenomorph Queen. As Steel Team suffers their first casualties, Eli's trust in Freyja is tested like never before. Meanwhile, the humans suffer the consequences of their betrayal as a new kind of monster awakens inside one of their own.

DARK WEB: MS. MARVEL 1 [DWB]
Marvel
You know her, you love her! But this time, Kamala Khan may be in over her head. Fresh off her first few weeks working as an intern at Oscorp, MS. MARVEL finds herself as the last line of defense against a bunch of deadly and dangerous experiments going HAYWIRE thanks to the Spider-Epic DARK WEB! Things get even WORSE when Kamala finds herself in LIMBO, with no choice but to fight her way out! From SABIR PIRZADA (Marvel's Voices, MS. MARVEL on Disney+) and your new favorite artist, Francesco Mortarino comes a bold and badass new vision of Ms. Marvel!

GOLD GOBLIN 2  [DWB]
Marvel
BEING A HERO ISN'T FOR EVERYONE… Norman Osborn faced Chasm in DARK WEB #1 and has to face another terrifying opponent in this issue! Norman's only been a super hero for a few days…but his tenure might be quite short!

MARY JANE & BLACK CAT 1 [DWB]  
Marvel
From Jed MacKay (MOON KNIGHT, IRON CAT) and Vincenzo Carratu comes one of the most explosive and kick-ass adventures in Marvel Memory! Set against the explosive backdrop of DARK WEB, Mary Jane Watson and Felicia Hardy find themselves thrown into one another's paths and then into LIMBO! But SOMETHING HAS CHANGED WITH MJ! And she's not the only one keeping secrets - Felicia's got a guilty conscience and it's playing havoc with their escape plan!

SPIDER-MAN: THE LOST HUNT 2
Marvel
POWERLESS! Peter must defend himself and MJ from the shadow that has fallen over them and their home. What powerful ally does Peter meet, and how are they related to the man hunting Spider-Man? And how does it all tie into the legacy of Kraven the Hunter? Find out as the hunt continues!

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC 3
Marvel
GUARDIAN NO MORE! Vildar and Matty at the mercy of the GUARDIANS OF THE WHILLS! The truth about Tey Sirrek revealed. Terror is about to strike at the Temple of Kyber!

X-MEN ANNUAL 1
Marvel
THE NEWEST X-MAN BURNS UP THE SPOTLIGHT! In a surprising turn of events, Firestar, who had not yet fully embraced Krakoa, was elected to the X-Men at the Hellfire Gala. Her history with her mutant nature is a tumultuous one for many reasons…but her record as a hero is exemplary. Can she wrestle with her past in time to rise to the occasion thrust upon her?

                             In store December 28

STAR TREK #3
IDW Publishing
When strange malfunctions begin plaguing the U.S.S. Theseus mid-warp, Benjamin Sisko and his crew must band together to unveil the source behind the mysterious phenomena aboard the ship. But what initially appear as mere technological quagmires and strange happenings become a test that will determine the very fate of the universe.From Star Trek: Year Five duo Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Batman Beyond, Captain America) and illustrated by Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars), IDW’s brand-new, flagship Star Trek ongoing series continues with bold new adventures!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ARMAGEDDON GAME--THE ALLIANCE #3
IDW Publishing
NOBODY AND ALOPEX! When former Purple Dragons gang leader Angel Bridge became the high-tech street vigilante known as Nobody, she felt like somebody for the first time in her life. Fighting crime alongside fellow heroes like the Mutant Turtles and her childhood friend Casey Jones—as well as the curmudgeonly scientist Harold Lilja, who designed her tech suit—gave the natural-born loner a new family and a new purpose. But as the Rat King’s nefarious Armageddon Game takes hold on New York City and Mutant Town, Angel is finding herself alone and isolated once again, questioning her role and her resolve…and missing her best friend and sidekick, the mutant fox Alopex, who is having a similar crisis of faith. Now, with the fate of the city in the balance, can Nobody and Alopex reunite to rise above their doubts and become the bombastic crime-fighting duo they once were?

DETECTIVE COMICS #1067
DC Comics
(W) Ram V (A) Ivan Reis (CA) Evan Cagle
Mr. Freeze encounters an Azmer, one of the demonic beings terrorizing Gotham's villainous underground network, and then Mr. Freeze makes an offer to the Dark Detective that he cannot refuse. Then, the Orgham's werewolf protector gives Two-Face one more chance to tell him who Batman is. In the backup story, take a stroll inside Two-Face and Harvey Dent's mind as they try to have a secret conversation outside the listening ears of a mysterious shadow stalking them in this headspace...

RIDDLER YEAR ONE #2 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Paul Dano (A) Stevan Subic (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
Writer Paul Dano continues the origin tale of the character he portrayed in Matt Reeves's The Batman. As brilliant forensic accountant Edward Nashton follows the trail of illegal payments and front companies, holding on to his own sanity becomes ever more challenging. Disturbing childhood memories that include an obsession with Thomas Wayne threaten to derail him. Meanwhile, his investigation focuses on a low-level human cog in the crime machine, which leads him to a shocking conclusion that may put his own life at risk.

ACTION COMICS #1050
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Tom Taylor, Joshua Williamson (A) Mike Perkins, Clayton Henry, Nick Dragotta (CA) Steve Beach
The Dark Crisis is over, and a new dawn shines on the DCU! In the wake of cataclysmic battles with Mongul, Henry Bendix, and Pariah's Dark Army, Kal-El is back on Earth and here to stay. And the people of our planet are ready to look up, up, and away into a brighter tomorrow. Well...most of the people. Clark Kent's reunion with Lois and his son, Jon Kent, proves fleeting when strikes the ultimate attack from Superman's greatest adversary: Lex Luthor. But this time something is different...Luthor has stolen something from Clark's life, something so important that it will change the very planet itself! If you think you've seen the biggest battle between Superman and Lex Luthor--think again! This clash will rock the course of their lives forever...and it's only the beginning. Two years' worth of Superman stories come to a head in this oversize anniversary issue with all-star talent that launches Superman and the DCU into an exciting new era!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #2
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Mikel Janín
THE NEW GOLDEN AGE CONTINUES! Huntress has arrived in the present day, but the Justice Society of America are not what she remembers. Can she get to the bottom of what's happened to the world's first superhero team? Will the helmet of Fate hold the answers Huntress seeks?

DC VS VAMPIRES #12 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion Iv (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March
The cataclysmic final issue of the bestselling series will end with a bang and a whimper! Green Arrow will lead humanity's final charge from the blood mines of Smallville. Supergirl's mission to get off-world comes to an explosive end. And it's Batgirl versus Nightwing for the fate of the entire planet--the stakes couldn't be higher as the future of humankind is on the line!

TALES FROM EARTH-6 A CELEBRATION OF STAN LEE #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Jim Cheung
Written by Michael Uslan, Mark Waid, Jerry Ordway, Kenny Porter, Stephanie Williams, Michael W. Conrad, Becky Cloonan, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Steve Orlando, Zac Thompson, and Meghan Fitzmartin Art by Lee Weeks, Kevin Maguire, Jerry Ordway, Karl Mostert, Juan Ferreyra, Anthony Marques, Pablo M. Collar, Max Dunbar, and Hayden Sherman Over 20 years ago, Stan Lee reimagined the entire DC Universe. A criminal turned nocturnal warrior for justice, a champion from the Brazilian Amazon, an intergalactic lawman, and more sprang to existence from Stan's mind with the help of Michael Uslan. To celebrate the legendary comic book icon's 100th birthday, dive into 10 new adventures featuring his version of the DC Universe! Batman faces down a villainous new threat, the Choker! Green Lantern digs deep when Nekron arrives to consume the World Tree! The Justice League teams up with a familiar face in order to save the day! Shazam ventures into a top-secret facility to face off against a mind-blowing (and brain-burgling) enemy! The Flash uses her time-bending speed abilities to attempt to reverse the tragedies of her past, but may rob herself of her powers in the process! Chaos ensues when Wonder Woman becomes the editor of the National Exposer!

BATMAN BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #7 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
After a freak accident, Derek Powers has been transformed into the super-villain Blight! With his metahuman abilities, he's more powerful than ever and it's only a matter of time before Gotham becomes his forever. The Wayne family's reign is over unless the heir to the name, Bruce, and his found family of heroes can figure out a way to take Powers down. Find out what's next for Neo-Gotham in this thrilling penultimate issue!

ALL-OUT AVENGERS 4
Marvel
THE ACTION DOESN'T STOP FROM PAGE ONE! Trapped on an alien world and surrounded by bloodthirsty hunters, Black Widow, Captain Marvel, Spider-Woman and Hawkeye have only hours before their last chance to get home disappears forever. But as a new enemy watches from the shadows, it becomes clear that they were stranded here for a reason. They just have to figure out what it is before they are killed...

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 16 [DWB]
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN VS. CHASM! After the battle with Venom last issue, it's time for the main event… That's right, it's Peter Parker vs. Ben Reilly, no-holds-barred in the craziest battle you've ever seen! Chasm secures his place in Spidey's rogues' gallery…as the one who finally vanquishes Peter Parker?!

DARK WEB: X-MEN 2 [DWB]
Marvel
REUNITED AND IT FEELS SO BAD! Some reunions - like those with an evil ex who rules a dimension of demons - are not so great. Sometimes even having your AMAZING FRIENDS at your side isn't enough to save things.

DEADLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN 3
Marvel
DEMON BEAR keeps roaring through Spider-Man's life and southern California - and just when Spidey had finished building his base tan too! With no other option, Spider-Man takes the fight to Demon Bear's home turf, but in the process, will leave himself and the Spider-Verse forever altered! IN THIS ISSUE! Spidey finally lives up to the title of this series! But don't say we didn't warn ya!

STAR WARS: HAN SOLO & CHEWBACCA 8
Marvel
"YOU HURT CHEWIE, YOU'RE GONNA DEAL WITH ME!" Chewbacca, Greedo and [REDACTED] have a chance to get their hands on Jabba's urn. Only problem is, it's now in the clutches of [REDACTED]… How will Chewbacca pull off the greatest heist in the galaxy?

STAR WARS: YODA 2
Marvel
Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary Variant Cover by CASPAR WIJNGAARD HAS YODA TURNED HIS BACK ON THE GALAXY? Why has the legendary Jedi Master abandoned his usual place on Coruscant to settle on a backwater world on the Galactic frontier? What lesson does he hope to teach? And who will come to his aid when disaster strikes?

TIMELESS 1 [2022]
Marvel
A SHOCKING LOOK AT THE MARVEL UNIVERSE TO COME IN 2023! The last battle of Kang the Conqueror! Tyrant of the timeline, master of endless legions, warrior and conqueror without compare, Kang is in search of the one thing he cannot have. But he is not the only one after the Missing Moment, and Kang soon finds himself in a new position - on the run across the events of the Marvel Universe's future!

X-TREME X-MEN 2
Marvel
LOGAN LEADS THE HUNT FOR OGUN! The X-Treme X-Men have reunited to aid their comrade KITTY PRYDE, but as WOLVERINE leads the hunt for their mutual enemy OGUN, RACHEL uncovers a dark secret! And what does PURITY hope to gain in the chaos of the mutants' battle? Chris Claremont and Salvador Larroca take X-TREME to the next level in this issue!