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                                   March 2023


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

                            In store March 1

KONG GREAT WAR #1
DYNAMITE
(W) Alex Cox (A) Tommaso Bianchi (CA) Bryan Hitch
The World at War! While men of all nations fight on foreign shores, an Imperial German U-Boat is lost at sea!  The crew now faces terror beyond imagination! Monsters from creation's dawn! Gruesome, blood-stained death from above and below! Impossible beasts, reigning by fear and violence in the South Pacific! And looming over all, the gargantuan ape-god that knows no master!  These brave men have faced death before, but now they must contend with...Kong!

AVENGERS 66
Marvel
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: PART 8 - THE FINAL BATTLE BEGINS! In the dark heart of all that is, the battle to save the entire Multiverse is raging, featuring a cast of Avengers that staggers the imagination. Surely no foe from any universe would dare stand against such a force? Mephisto dares, as the full extent of his plan finally comes into shocking focus.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 10
Marvel
CAPTURED! Captain America and the new Invaders are caught in the excruciating clutches of M.O.D.O.C., the Mental Organism Designed Only for Control. Can they escape before the Outer Circle completes its takeover of Manhattan - and acquires a weapon that could change the course of history? No matter what, one of them won't make it out alive…

COSMIC GHOST RIDER 1
Marvel
VENGEANCE REAWAKENED! In a far-flung corner of deep space, Frank Castle has eked out a quiet existence, his days as Cosmic Ghost Rider finally behind him. But across the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a trail of bodies in his wake and his name is…Cosmic Ghost Rider?! When Frank's peaceful existence is shattered, he must suit up once more and face his most savage enemy yet - himself! Be there for the start of a sprawling space adventure with shocking twists and turns in the saga of Cosmic Ghost Rider!   

HALLOWS' EVE 1
Marvel
Spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Hallows' Eve gets her own series! Janine Godby's world has been blown up several times in her life, but this time. she has a bag of super-powered masks and a chip on her shoulder. She's on the run from the police, but there's someone else after her too. Don't miss this breakout character break even bigger! 

I AM IRON MAN 1
Marvel
Beneath the red and gold armor is a hopeless romantic, a genius inventor, a war hero, a billionaire, an Avenger, a person, TONY STARK. Dynamic Duo Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande (MOON KNIGHT: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD, IRON MAN #25 and AVENGERS UNLIMITED) unite again to journey through the rich history of IRON MAN - telling stories never seen before that are set in iconic eras of ol' Shellhead. No better way to celebrate Iron Man's 60TH ANNIVERSARY than getting to watch him be the Earth's mightiest hero who we love so much. Kaiju battles under the sea, alien invasions in the desert, a rescue mission in outer space, all that and more are to be expected in this new series - ideal for readers new to Iron Man and longstanding fans of the Golden Avenger.

ROGUE & GAMBIT 1
Marvel
DESTINY STRIKES YOUR FAVORITE X-MEN DUO! Krakoa is on a precipice. Destiny alone can see what's coming - but the precog cannot act. For that, she'll need her adoptive daughter, Rogue. Husbands need not apply…but with mutant duties stealing Rogue away so much these days, Gambit is determined to make the most of the mission and put some Cajun spice back into their increasingly complicated love affair. He just has to make it out of the bar first. Powerhouse writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Millie the Spy) joins fan-favorite artist Carlos Gómez (X-Terminators, Amazing Spider-Man) for a thrill ride that'll lay bare some of Krakoa's biggest secrets!

SPIDER-MAN 6
Marvel
We met, possibly, the most important character in all of the Spider-Verse last issue. Shathra's big plan gets even bigger, and the last bit of hope is about to be crushed!

SPIDER-MAN: UNFORGIVEN 1
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN GETS THE FRIGHT - AND FIGHT - OF HIS LIFE! RAIZO KODO and the clanless vampires of the FORGIVEN scour the underworld for the most dangerous ghouls and creatures known to man… But when former Sorceress Supreme SALOMÉ returns with a devastatingly devious plan, these moral monsters might run into more trouble than they bargained for… And mixed up in the middle of it all is the one and only AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!

STAR WARS 32
Marvel
THE FORCE IS BROKEN? The efforts of Lady Qi'ra and Crimson Dawn to destroy the Sith have sent deep ripples running through the Force, disrupting Luke Skywalker's connection to the deep powers of the galaxy. How far will he go to find what he has lost?

                               In store March 8:

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #18
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Mark Spears
Gunslinger isn't used to needing help from someone else-especially someone he hates, like Al Simmons.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ARMAGEDDON GAME #6
IDW Publishing
THE END-STAGE BEGINS! As the Armageddon Game reaches its iniquitous climax, the Rat King must take special care to keep his masterfully woven tapestry of anarchy from unraveling too quickly—a feat proving more and more difficult in the wake of mistakes made by his petulant and impatient puppets. No matter—chaos IS the name of the game. Meanwhile, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have regrouped in the city and are ready to go on the offensive…and this time they have reinforcements. Will the added strength of allies new and old be enough to stop the Rat King from bringing on the apocalypse, or will they meet their doom in the perilous game?

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ARMAGEDDON GAME--THE ALLIANCE #5
IDW Publishing
A team of imposter mutant ninja turtles, puppeteered by the Rat King, have sown discord across the city, turning everyone against the real TMNT. Now, armed with a lead on the true identities of the pretenders, April O’Neil is set on turning the tide in this war of disinformation. To uncover the truth, April must enter the smoldering ruins of TCRI—which was all but destroyed by the fake TMNT—and to do that, she’ll need the help of an old enemy… Even if she’s successful, will the world believe what she has to say, or will chaos reign? Lines are drawn in the sand as the The Armageddon Game nears its epic conclusion!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 21
Marvel
WHAT HAPPENED TO PETER AND MARY JANE?! It's time. This arc will answer your questions including…WHAT DID PETER DO?! Who caused all of this?

FANTASTIC FOUR 5
Marvel
The Fantastic Four are reunited and all is well...until their convoy is interrupted by NICK SCRATCH and SALEM'S SEVEN! It's an all-out magical BATTLE for SURVIVAL right there on the highway, and the Fantastic Four 100% fail to win it. That's right! This solicit isn't going the way you thought it would! As the truth of what happened is puzzled out, Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny and Alicia all realize that something more sinister has taken place, and their only hope of undoing it is an impromptu voyage into the unknown...

PREDATOR 1
Marvel
FEAR IS REBORN! On a planet far from Earth, eight strangers find themselves in a deadly game. But this time, the Predators aren't the only ones on the hunt. Someone has the Yautja in their sites - and they've been searching for this game preserve for a long time. Ed Brisson and Netho Diaz kicks off an explosive new series that will turn everything you thought you knew about Predators on its head!

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS 32
Marvel
Zuckuss is teetering between life and death... A mysterious event has put the Gand bounty hunter in a deep coma reliving his past. Can T'onga and 4-LOM save Zuckuss before his mind is lost? And before the Empire's most lethal unit hunting Valance catches up to them..

X-MEN 20
Marvel
LORD OF THE BROOD - PART TWO! When the X-Men's close friend Broo became the Brood King, he gained the ability to control the savage alien race he was both a part of and so different from. Now he is experiencing his own nightmare scenario - the Brood are killing his friends, and there is nothing he can do to stop it! Featuring a connecting cover to CAPTAIN MARVEL #47!

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Clayton Henry
ANOTHER SUPERMAN HAS FALLEN. Across the Multiverse, Kal-Els are being murdered. Val-Zod, the Superman of Earth-2, believes only one man can help stop the killing—Kal-El's son, Jon Kent! Jon will have to step across dimensions and face the killer of the Kal-Els, the monstrous Ultraman, the man who kidnapped and tortured him for years. And Val-Zod is not acting alone in trying to save the Supermen. Who is the mysterious woman alongside him? And what is her shocking connection to the Super-Family?

BATMAN #133
DC Comics
Everyone goes insane eventually. And then they belong to the terrifying Red Mask! But Gotham City has a new savior. He strikes from the shadows, exhumes the dead, and is known only as...the Batman. And in our backup story, Tim Drake's search for Batman continues as he and Superman, Jon Kent, team up to stop the terror of the Toyman!

BATMAN & THE JOKER THE DEADLY DUO #5 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Marc Silvestri
When the Deadly Duo's investigation brings them into the catacombs under Gotham, Batman and The Joker's adventure becomes a trip into hell. If you thought this series had already shown you its horrors, get ready for a descent into the heart of darkness as Batman and The Joker's true enemy is revealed.

BATMAN #357 FACSIMILE EDITION
DC Comics
(W) Gerry Conway (A) Don Newton, Alfredo Alcala (CA) Ed Hannigan, Dick Giordano
Batman meets one of his most peculiar foes of all time when he encounters the gangster known as...the Squid! Plus, a trip to the circus gives Dick Grayson an eerie sense of deja vu when he sees a performance by young acrobat Jason Todd—the boy fated to inherit the mantle of Robin! This facsimile edition reprints the first cameo appearance of Jason Todd and includes all the original ads from the 1983 periodical.

JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #6
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
The Joker's enjoying the sunny, warm weather of Los Angeles so much that he's decided to stay...and get involved in local politics! Kate Spencer's fists might have something to say about that, though!

                           In store March 15:

SPAWN SCORCHED #16
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Mark Spears
Jessica's role as team leader is called into question when a new recruit challenges her for the position!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #138
IDW Publishing
ATTACK OF THE UTROMS! The Mutant Town wall is compromised, and Ch’rell’s forces have declared all-out war in search of the young Triceraton Regenta, Seri. And while our heroes need support more than ever, the imposter Turtles have sowed distrust, leaving the TMNT and their allies vulnerable on all fronts. In an effort to quell the riots and protect her clan, Jenny races to prove the real Turtles’ innocence. But gaining back the trust of an entire city seems impossible, especially with a literal god of Chaos working against her. It’s all-out war in this exciting tie-in issue to the epic ARMAGEDDON GAME!

Godzilla: Best of King Ghidorah
IDW Publishing
The monster from outer space, King Ghidorah, lands in this special one-shot reprint showcasing some of the greatest King Ghidorah stories that have ever smashed through our comics. These one hundred beautiful pages were written and rendered by a variety of superstar scribes and artists, including James Stokoe (Batman Annual), Eric Powell (The Goon), Ibrahim Moustafa (James Bond: Origin), Joshua Hale Fialkov (The Bunker), and many more. This special collection is sure to show kaiju fans everywhere why King Ghidorah is one of Godzilla’s greatest foes!

Star Trek #5
IDW Publishing
A fight for the fate of the universe has broken out in the God City. Up against an enemy ship that easily cracks the Theseus’ shields, the crew staves off enemy interlopers while the Orb of Destruction powers up with the Theseus in its scope. Already facing the impossible, the crew makes a shocking discovery that tests their faith in the mission and each other.

Star Trek: Defiant #1
IDW Publishing
The prequel series to the Star Trek: Resurgence game comes to an explosive conclusion! After evading the Talarians in the nick of time, the Resolute crew is faced with the ultimate challenge: their new dilithium matrix begins to destabilize and the Resolute is dropped from warp. Who will survive?

A brand-new series comes spinning directly out of the hit Star Trek comic!
Someone is killing the gods. But Benjamin Sisko’s Prophets-guided dealings of the higher cosmos has led him to forget about the very real casualties on lower ground.
The enemy is a MAN, not a god. And Worf of House Martok has put together his own crew aboard the U.S.S. Defiant in hopes of defeating the dangerous messiah behind this genocidal cult.
The Dirty Dozen meets Star Trek in this new series from the creative mind of Chris Cantwell (Iron Man, Namor, Star Wars: Obi-Wan) and drawn by Angel Unzueta (Iron Man, Star Wars: Poe Dameron, the Flash)! Star Trek: Defiant is the first expansion of IDW’s exciting new Star Trek initiative that started with the 400th issue and carries on into a bold new storytelling future!

AVENGERS FOREVER 15
Marvel
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: PART 9 - THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER! The greatest battle in the history of the Multiverse is raging, featuring Avengers from throughout time and space, countless different versions of Captain America and Iron Man and the God of Thunder. Yet somehow, it all comes down to one Starbrand and one Ghost Rider, who unfortunately are the only Avengers whose powers don't seem to be working.

AVENGERS: RAGE OF ULTRON - MARVEL TALES 1
Marvel
Ultron's full robotic rage is unleashed as we celebrate the legacy of the House of Ideas with MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of Marvel's most impressive talent from the past eight decades! In AVENGERS: RAGE OF ULTRON - an original graphic novel from the blockbuster team of Rick Remender, Jerome Opeña and Pepe Larraz - a classic victory for the Avengers becomes a nightmare years later! Ultron, the homicidal artificial intelligence so long devoted to ending life on Earth, has found a new world to conquer - one with its own horrific legacy. When Titan - birthplace of Thanos - falls, Planet Ultron rises in its place! Thanos' brother, Starfox, seeks the aid of his former allies - but the Avengers he finds are radically different from the ones he once knew!

AVENGERS: WAR ACROSS TIME 3
Marvel
The king of the dwarfs has Mjolnir, the Lava Men are ready to erupt, and while the Avengers are all that stand between Earth and a fiery doom, Kang is picking the perfect moment to strike again.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 11
Marvel
CAPTAIN AMERICA VS. WHITE WOLF! With Falcon incapacitated, Sam Wilson has vowed to make the White Wolf pay - by any means necessary. White Wolf still has a few tricks up his sleeve, but will they be enough to survive Captain America's rage?

HULK 13
Comic Script by:  Ryan Ottley
Marvel
After so much time suppressed deep within the Hulk's mind, Titan has emerged. And he's looking for a fight. And as Bruce unravels the true source - the true identity - of Titan, he knows destruction is the only option. So the Mind Palace must come down. But Bruce will need the help of some trusted friends to do it.

IMMORAL X-MEN 2 [SIN]
Marvel
PUTTING THE "DIE" IN DIAMOND AGE! Hail the Pax Krakoa! Or perish! But to this hell age is born a hero. Say hello (again) to Rasputin IV...but what can one good chimera do in a universe of sin? The first century of Sinister's plan has come to an end…and whether it's better or worse may depend on the symbol on your forehead.

SECRET INVASION 5
Marvel
The Skrulls have tightened their envious grasp on the world as their plan creeps toward its ultimate culmination…and with Maria Hill, Nick Fury and Tony Stark off the board, all seems lost! The Skrulls have nuclear codes. They've got people in positions of power. But for once, they DON'T have the element of surprise. Twists, turns, shocking reveals and a conclusion you won't want to miss! This invasion is going out with a BANG.

STAR WARS: YODA 5
Marvel
RISE OF THE DARK SIDE! There is a darkness rising among the latest Jedi initiates. Will Master Yoda and Master Dooku be able to recognize and stop the threat? Or will their young students be led astray by the dark side of the Force?

WOLVERINE 31
Marvel
BEAST will stop at nothing to protect KRAKOA as he sees fit. Having lost the faith of X-FORCE and WOLVERINE, there's only one mutant McCOY can turn to - himself! Join BEAST, BEAST, BEAST and BEAST, under the leadership of BEAST, into the new Krakoan era! WEAPONS OF X begins here!

SUPERMAN LOST #1 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Christopher Priest (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
SUPERMAN'S ODYSSEY OF SOLITUDE! After Superman is called away on a routine Justice League mission, Lois Lane awakens to find a complete stranger standing in her living room. The Man of Steel, home much sooner than expected, reveals he has, in fact, been lost in space for 20 years. Nothing and no one seem familiar to him anymore, and the timeless bond between them has been severed...or has it? Can love conquer all? Superman's 85th anniversary celebration continues with this all new blockbuster 10-issue series from the creators of the Eisner-nominated Deathstroke series!

LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #1 (OF 4)
DC Comics
(W) G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Cian Tormey, Alitha Martinez (CA) Guillem March
After the events of Lazarus Planet, the gods of the Multiverse have decided to take down the heroes they once called champions and the world they've sworn to protect. For years the gods sat idle atop their mountains as their legends faded into obscurity along with their bodies. Now is their time to remind the selfish mortals of their existence and take back the world with something more powerful than belief...fear. Only the brave heroes Wonder Woman and Shazam stand in their way, but will their combined powers be enough?

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #6
DC Comics
(W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Erich Owen
Batman calls upon his friends in Mystery Inc. for help—and he's shocked that this time, they refuse! It's no secret that they've become quite the crime-fighting team, and powerful foes are starting to team up against them. What fate does the fortune teller see, and will they solve the riddle in time to save the day?

                              In store March 22:

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS--THE ILLYRIAN ENIGMA #4
IDW Publishing
The crew of the Enterprise sets course for Vulcan to procure evidence that will exonerate their commander of Starfleet’s charges. But what they learn about Number One’s species, the Illyrians, calls everything into question. Don’t miss the exhilarating finale of the tie-in to the hit Paramount+ series Strange New Worlds!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 22
Marvel
Who is this mysterious figure and what do they have to do with Peter's and Mary Jane's disappearances?!

AVENGERS 9 FACSIMILE EDITION
Marvel
The coming of Wonder Man! Simon Williams would one day become a stalwart Avenger and Hollywood action star. But in his classic debut, he is a brilliant inventor turned dangerous foe for the Avengers - his ionic powers making him strong enough to go toe to toe with Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Giant-Man and the Wasp! But why has the newly empowered Wonder Man allied himself with Baron Zemo and his Masters of Evil? Can the Avengers find a way to shake his loyalty? And as Earth's Mightiest Heroes are lured to the Masters' compound, will everybody make it out of this confrontation alive - or will a hero make the ultimate sacrifice? The epic story of Wonder Man begins here! It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AVENGERS (1963) #9.

JOE FIXIT 3
Marvel
Peter David's mastery of all the different layers of Hulk are in full force as Bruce Banner takes on…himself! It's Joe Fixit versus the Hulk versus Bruce Banner with Spider-Man trying to keep it all from imploding!

SPIDER-MAN: THE LOST HUNT 5
Marvel
THE FINAL BATTLE! Peter needs to join forces with the one who taught Kraven to take Gregor down - but at what cost? You won't see this ending coming!

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 32
Marvel
HANDMAIDEN NO MORE? Few bonds in the galaxy are as strong as the sisterhood of the former handmaidens of Padmé Amidala. But all that was threatened when Sabé entered the service of Darth Vader, the man the handmaidens always believed was responsible for Padmé's death. Now Dormé, Saché, Rabé and Eirtaé are determined to save Sabé - or stop her, no matter what. But the influence of the Dark Lord is strong and dangerous - and not just to Sabé. What path will the handmaidens choose? And how does all this play into Darth Vader's true plans?

SUPERMAN #2
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell
NIGHT OF THE PARASITE! Superman is overwhelmed as Parasite's new powers are unleashed! Can Superman stop all of Metropolis from being consumed by the power-hungry Parasite or will he need Lex Luthor's help to save the day? Introducing a new antihero—Marilyn Moonlight, the Spirit of Metropolis—who only operates at night! Is she friend or foe to the Man of Steel?! And how does she connect to Metropolis's secret past?

BATMAN ONE BAD DAY RAS AL GHUL #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki
WHY WON'T BATMAN SAVE THE WORLD?! For centuries Ra's al Ghul has wanted to save the Earth from the worst of humankind, and for centuries he has failed. Recently his greatest obstacle has been the Dark Knight Detective, Batman. Ra's offered Batman a chance to be a part of his new world order, but Batman refused. For years their cold war has raged, but Ra's will have no more. Ra's will remove Batman from the equation and save the world, re-creating it in his image and bringing the peace and prosperity all the good-hearted souls of this Earth deserve. Don't miss this epic tragedy from the all-star creative team of Tom Taylor (Nightwing, Superman: Son of Kal-El, DCeased) and Ivan Reis (Detective Comics, Blackest Night): the last of the One Bad Day specials, and one of the most epic to date.

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #13
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS METAMORPHO? In the pages of World's Finest, Batman, Robin, and Superman have traversed some of the DCU's most iconic locations and teamed up with the likes of the Teen Titans, Doom Patrol, and Supergirl, but none of that will prepare them as they must go across the globe in search of Rex Mason, a.k.a. Metamorpho, the Element Man! The World’s Finest Strangest Adventure begins here!

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #7 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Howard Porter
Some of the most powerful entities in existence are now slaves to the Anti-Life. Undead Darkseid's forces have spread the virus across whole galaxies. Even Kryptonians and the Flashes may be too slow in the race to cure worlds before everything is overwhelmed. The final stand for the universe begins.

                           In store March 29:

KING SPAWN #20
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Mark Spears
With the DEADZONES now thrown wide open, Spawn must face an entire new breed of enemy. Not one that wants to take over the world, but one that wants to destroy it completely.

SPAWN #340
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rory McConville (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Mark Spears
The thing Spawn fears the most may finally come to pass. One of his greatest enemies is poised to claim the throne of Hell, and there's nothing he can do about it!

AVENGERS: BEYOND 1
Marvel
Someone has been manipulating the Avengers for the past several months, altering the very fabric of reality in an attempt to prepare the planet for a threat that could destroy everything. Here, now, this unseen individual is to be dragged, kicking and screaming, from the shadows and into the light - and is revealed as the Beyonder! Something big is coming to the Marvel Universe...

CLOBBERIN' TIME 1
Marvel
It's Clobberin' Time all the time, as Ben Grimm teams up with heroes from across the Marvel Universe for BIG, FIST-POUNDING ACTION! But the stakes have never been higher! In this opening issue, Ben and the Incredible Hulk are stranded on a distant, ancient, alien world, where the duo must protect an ancient people against legions of Deviant hordes and ultimately face the wrath of a Celestial. Luckily, they have four fists between them!

PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER 5
Marvel
WORLD BROKEN! A thousand years in the future, green-skinned Haarg, like Tala and her brother Balo, are reviled and persecuted on Planet Sakaar. So when Balo was kidnapped by an evil priestess, Tala enlisted the help of her Grandpa Cho, the Jen, and Korg of Krona to break him free. But as the priestess reveals her true endgame, only the power of Banner, the Green Scar himself, can stop her. But is that just part of the priestess' plan? Our story of prophecy, damnation and redemption comes to a shattering conclusion!

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI - JABBA'S PALACE 1
Marvel
WHO IS PLOTTING TO OVERTHROW JABBA THE HUTT? Jabba's palace is one of many places to find the vilest of scum and villainy relaxing, wet their whistles and indulge their vices…who would ever want that to end? Well, SOMEONE has Jabba in their sights! Beginning a series of One-Shots spotlighting the RETURN OF THE JEDI era, Marc Guggenheim (HAN SOLO & CHEWBACCA) and Alessandro Miracolo (OBI-WAN) bring you a tale of Jabba's Palace you won't soon forget!

THOR 32
Marvel
THOR VS. DOCTOR DOOM! It's THOR against DOOM in a battle of wits, morals and, of course…might! Doom's latest plot lies deep in Asgard's history. And nothing, not even time itself, will stop him from getting what he wants…except maybe for Thor, who must pursue him to protect reality itself!

X-MEN: UNFORGIVEN 1
Marvel
MUTANTS…OR MONSTERS? Beaten, broken and bruised after the destruction of SPIDER-MAN: UNFORGIVEN, the FORGIVEN desperately need a break…but, of course, there ain't no rest for the wicked. Body parts have mysteriously started washing up on the coast of Maine…and these extraneous organs call for help from the extraordinary X-MEN! But with former bloodsucker JUBILEE in tow, the team is risking more than they know…

ACTION COMICS #1053
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, Leah Williams (A) Rafael Sandoval, Lee Weeks, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Steve Beach
"No livin' thing's supposed to have power like this. No matter how blue your eyes are or how pretty your face is, you're just as much a monster as me." War rages on between Metropolis's two men of steel, Superman and Metallo! As Metallo's new body continues to evolve in unexpected and nightmarish ways, the voice of his "operating system" has been changing too, testing the limits of his sanity. Finally, when his alien tech takes on a life of its own and infects the most violent members of the Blue Earth movement, the resultant abominations target Superman’s greatest strength and greatest weakness: his family! Introducing the first appearance of the Necrohive!

LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #2 (OF 4)
DC Comics
(W) G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Cian Tormey, Emanuela Lupacchino (CA) Guillem March
The gods have leveled up, and Shazam is no match for them! After Wonder Woman's changing of sides to save her Amazon sisters, Billy must use his quickly fading wisdom of Solomon to formulate a plan to stop his world's destruction. Little does he know a secret ally awaits him in Olympus...but how will he make it there? Sounds like a job for Wonder Girl!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1070
DC Comics
(W) Ram V (A) Riccardo Federici (CA) Evan Cagle
The gothic opera crashes into a crescendo as Batman goes head-to-head with an Azmer demon...unaware that it is is someone in Bruce Wayne's life. Meanwhile, a mysterious team called the Vigil arrives to investigate the Azmer sightings—but who are the Vigil, and are they on Batman's side? Then, in the backup: With Mrs. Freeze only a pale image of the woman Victor Fries fell in love with—what is he to do now to save her?

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #10 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Yasmine Putri (CA) Dan Mora
The true enemy of the Three Kingdoms has been revealed...but is the battle already lost? Or has the war only just begun? The endgame for season one begins!