With June, we are in warmer temperatures and longer days. There are a lot of great story lines going on that will bring the heat this summer season. The countdown to our 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION is underway!!
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STAR TREK DEFIANT #4 IDW Publishing With Kahless and the Red Path’s mission to conquer the universe looming over their heads, the Defiant crew must overcome their differences if they’re to prevent another massacre, and it’s the most unlikely of diplomats to convince them of as much…
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 13 Marvel "COLD WAR" PART FIVE! Just when White Wolf thinks he's gained the upper hand, Sam Wilson and Steve Rogers rally under the banner of Captain America. Meanwhile, Black Widow and Peggy Carter clash over what it means to be a hero - and whether Bucky Barnes is still someone worth saving.
DEADPOOL: BADDER BLOOD 1 Marvel DEADPOOL, WOLVERINE, CABLE - IT DOESN'T GET BADDER THAN THIS! WADE WILSON is back, and he's brought some frenemies! As the villainous THUMPER returns to take out the man who created him, WOLVERINE and CABLE step in for a daring rescue mission. But as DEADPOOL becomes embroiled in nefarious criminal machinations in MADRIPOOR, will the trio be able to join forces…or will Thumper's agenda put an end to their efforts? Don't miss the highly anticipated follow-up to DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD, as Rob Liefeld returns to the Merc with a Mouth and introduces NEW characters into his wild world who are sure to become the next fan-faves, including the first appearance of SHATTERSTORM!
FANTASTIC FOUR 8 Marvel The Fantastic Four are finally settling into their new normal...but something very ABNORMAL is happening outside their farmhouse. Sue and Alicia get to spend some quality time together in town, but when they return, everything is not how they left it... ...and a very different Fantastic Four are left in their place! It's Sue and Alicia versus the world - and the start of a special two-part story!
IMMORTAL X-MEN 12 Marvel A COLOSSAL MISTAKE… The Quiet Council gather to fill the empty seat. It's the last chance to make a smart, kind decision to prevent the fall. Luckily, the deciding vote is in the hands of trusty old Colossus. Let's hope he hasn't got plans to ruin everything. That would be terrible.
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN 7 Marvel Tony Stark is in dire need of a win! But how does he plan to get ahead? By building a new suit of armor! The suit's first objective? Infiltrate and destroy Stark Industries!
LOKI 1 Marvel LOKI SAVES THE MARVEL UNIVERSE? He may be the "benevolent" God of Stories now, but Loki's past as the God of Lies returns to haunt him when ancient, powerful weapons he once built end up scattered across the Ten Realms! Loki must track down these weapons before they fall into the wrong hands and bring about Ragnarok! Surprising guest stars, exciting new characters and startling twists await in this all-new miniseries by rising stars Dan Watters (Sword of Azrael) and Germán Peralta (BLACK PANTHER)!
SPIDER-MAN 9 Marvel Spider-Man's Spider-Sense is on overdrive. It's driving him insane. And Electro has always been one to listen when opportunity knocks…
STAR WARS 35 Marvel LUKE SKYWALKER...IN THE CLUTHES OF DR. CUATA! The would-be JEDI'S LIGHTSABER is all but destroyed! Enter KYBER CRYSTAL expert DR. CUATA! Only he can repair it...but at what price? Luke's life will hang in the balance...and only ANOTHER JEDI can save him!
STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI - THE EMPIRE 1 Marvel WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF THE EMPIRE TOOK OVER? As operations begin to take shape on the moon of ENDOR, a technician must figure out how to live under the control of THE EMPIRE. But if he can't stay out of trouble, what will the Empire do with him? Continuing the 40TH ANNIVERSARY celebration of RETURN OF THE JEDI, JODY HOUSER & JETHRO MORALES pull back the curtain of the Empire like never before!
STAR WARS: YODA 8 Marvel MASTER AND APPRENTICE! The SEPARATISTS army has a new super-weapon: THE MEGADROID. But can YODA and ANAKIN SKYWALKER destroy an entire factory full of them? The events of this issue directly overlap with STAR WARS: REVELATIONS! See how IT'S ALL CONNECTED!
X-MEN 23 Marvel THE SENTINELS GET AN UPGRADE! Anti-mutant fantasist Feilong has taken control of Tony Stark's businesses and devoted Iron Man's technology toward the next generation of Sentinels! These Stark Sentinels are as hard to beat as old Shell-head himself and are fully devoted to crushing the X-Men!
X-MEN: BEFORE THE FALL - MUTANT FIRST STRIKE 1 Marvel KRAKOA STRIKES?! Ever since mutants declared themselves humanity's new gods, certain circles have been waiting for the other shoe to drop - the wrath. When a small New England town is hit by a devastating mutant attack, it seems the wrath is here. But all isn't as it appears. And Krakoa doesn't hesitate to save lives - so it's time for BISHOP to lead Krakoa's biggest rescue effort yet!
BATMAN #136 DC Comics (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Belen Ortega (CA) Jorge Jimenez Failsafe and Red Mask have forever changed Batman, and Gotham isn't as welcoming as it once was. Can Batman remind them who he is? Can he remind...Catwoman? The future of the Bat-books starts here, and everyone's world is about to explode!
JOKER UNCOVERED #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (A) Various (CA) Lee Bermejo Lowlifes, creeps, and scoundrels, it's your Uncle Joker here. You know art can come from many places. And most great art is about truly despicable people, like me. In that spirit, you should buy The Joker: Uncovered to see a murderer's row of the world's greatest comic book artists commit my beautiful image to dozens of wonderful variant covers, all collected in one place for the very first time. Expand your mind a little bit, and take in some good art.
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #4 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Clayton Henry (CA) Zu Orzu The faces are familiar, but the situation is a nightmare. Jon Kent finds himself on an Earth where his friends and loved ones are at war--a place where his personal heroes fight each other for control of the world. What will he do when he discovers that this world's version of his father, Clark Kent, is on the verge of becoming a dictator?
STEELWORKS #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Michael Dorn (A) Sami Basri (CA) Clay Mann FORGING THE FUTURE! The Metropolis of the future is here today, but can it survive a terrorist who's out for revenge against its builder--John Henry Irons, a.k.a. Steel--and his company, Steelworks...and who possesses secrets that could undo everything John has worked so hard to build? While John's professional life is firing on all cylinders, his personal life is even better, as his on-again, off-again relationship with Lana Lang might be back on, permanently. Now he must decide whether it's time to give up being Steel once and for all. But does John even know who he would be without his superhero identity? How does the other Steel--John's niece, Natasha Irons--feel about his momentous decision? And does any of that matter if Steelworks crumbles around him when he lacks the superpowers to fight back? Writer Michael Dorn (the voice of Steel in Superman: The Animated Series) teams up with artist Sami Basri (Harley Quinn, Catwoman) to bring you the next chapter of Steel's saga in this not-to-be missed six-issue miniseries!
FLASH #800 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Taurin Clarke Written by Jeremy Adams, Mark Waid, Joshua Williamson, Geoff Johns, and Simon Spurrier Art by Fernando Pasarin & Oclair Albert, Todd Nauck, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Scott Kolins, and Mike Deodato Jr. An oversize anniversary issue concludes writer Jeremy Adams's acclaimed tenure, with special guests Mark Waid, Joshua Williamson, and Geoff Johns joining the celebration! As the Adams run races to the finish line, get a prelude to the new Dawn of DC chapter of the Fastest Man Alive's adventures from the dream team of Simon Spurrier (Coda, Detective Comics) and Mike Deodato Jr. (Avengers)!
JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #9\ DC Comics (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Carmine Di Giandomenico - Francesco Francavilla (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico What's big and scary and lives in the sewers? In Gotham City, a lot of things. But the Joker is going to war with the biggest scariest of them all--Killer Croc! Plus, Red Hood is being set up to take a fall at Blackgate Prison...and his only hope of survival may just be someone from his past.
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STAR TREK #9 IDW After a surprise encounter with the adrenaline-jacked Red Path during their infiltration of the hidden Cardassian facility, the Theseus’ crew must recover the Orb of Destruction—and make it out alive—if they’re to put a stop to Kahless’ bloody reign. But with Captain Sisko standing trial on Cardassia Prime with Lieutenant Data by his side, can the crew succeed when they are divided?
STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE--ECHOES #2 IDW With the fugitive criminal Akris having escaped into Romulan space, Nyota and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise must quickly devise a plan if they’re to prevent an allyship between the agent of chaos from a parallel universe and one of the Federation’s most dangerous enemies.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #140 IDW A shamed mayor. A fallen wall. A new borough and broken trust among a found family. Left reeling from the events of Armageddon Game, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles grapple to hold it all together as the rest of New York City struggles to find equilibrium.The city’s new dynamic means a new slate of challenges and opportunities. And while a dark threat lurks in the shadows of Mutant Town, several of the Turtles’ closest allies separate themselves from the brothers.
GUNSLINGER SPAWN #21 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Chris Stevens The sickness is still spreading through Gunslinger's body. The angelic power is starting to corrupt him, and his old friend Waya is the only hope he has.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 121 FACSIMILE EDITION Marvel The night Gwen Stacy died! In 1973, Spider-Man fans the world over were shocked by a story that had previously been unthinkable. To strike at the heart of Peter Parker, the Green Goblin kidnaps the woman he loves, Gwen Stacy, and Spider-Man faces a race against time as he swings to the rescue. Readers were used to Spidey saving the day - and as the Goblin sends Gwen plummeting from a bridge, our hero believes he has done it again, firing out a webline that breaks her fall. But when Peter holds Gwen in his arms, the heartbreaking truth is revealed - and comic books are changed forever! It's a masterpiece of storytelling from Gerry Conway and Gil Kane, and one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #121.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 27 Marvel Grief looms over Peter after last issue's shocking death! Spider-Man's villains are more than happy to keep him distracted… Your eyes don't deceive you, DOCTOR OCTOPUS IS BACK!
BLACK PANTHER 1 Marvel A KING WITHOUT A CROWN! Banished from the throne and a fugitive in his own homelands, T'Challa still can't leave Wakanda without its sworn protector. A king without a crown, he finds new purpose lurking the streets and shadows of the Wakandan city that bears his father's name, BIRNIN T'CHAKA. New direction, new villains, new creative team - get in on the ground floor of Marvel's next smash hit!
CAPTAIN AMERICA: COLD WAR OMEGA 1 Marvel "COLD WAR" FINALE! White Wolf has unleashed an army of Dimension Z monsters upon our world as a declaration of global war, and Team Cap's only hope to stop it is to take him down for good. Meanwhile, Bucky Barnes deploys his final chess piece - Ian Rogers himself - to turn the situation in his favor. Lifelong friends battle alongside mortal enemies - and change the trajectory of their lives - in this stunning conclusion!
CLOBBERIN' TIME 4 Marvel Ben Grimm has been banished to the bottomless pit of interstitial space between realities. There, he finds an unlikely ally in DOCTOR DOOM. DOOM has also been a victim of the new villain OGDU FRAIZE, the PSYCHOPOMP. Together, they plan their escape with the help of the banished Watcher, TUVAH TU.
DOCTOR STRANGE 4 Marvel MEET WONG…AGENT OF W.A.N.D.! Wong and magic super-spy Pandora Peters are reforming S.H.I.E.L.D.'s covert mystical organization. Their first mission? Find a supernatural serial killer who not only destroys magic but eats it! Who is this horrifying monster? And what future danger does it spell for Doctor Strange?
EXTREME VENOMVERSE 3 Marvel Face front, Venomaniacs! EVEN MORE vicious and violent Venoms enter the fray! FIRST! TARAN KILLAM and ROD REIS unite to pay a visit to the Old West and introduce you readers out there in Mighty Marveldom to an all-new Madame Venom - a femme fatale who'll leave even the roughest and toughest outlaws shaking in their boots! THEN! Your new favorite comic book writer, Jed MacKay, and Marvel newcomer Danny Earls, unite to tell a tale as old as time - literally! Together, they'll introduce a brand-new, prehistoric and primal vision of Venom! AND! What? You thought we forgot VENOM SPACEKNIGHT?! WE WOULD NEVER! But if he's your favorite Venom ever, you better keep your fingers crossed - because not every Venom is making it out of this saga alive. PLUS! Another round of DAILY BUGLE funnies from comics legend Ty Templeton - this time with a symbiotic spin!
PLANET OF THE APES 3 Marvel WHAT LIES BEYOND THE SEA? What is a life filled with immense loss and pain? A life watching the world wither away as the ALZ-113 virus consumes humanity? For some, it is an existence of boiling rage that breeds contempt, cruelty and violence. It breeds the Exercitus Viri. As Juliana and Omatete set sail to transfer a thousand apes from the International Simian Research Center in Ghana to the CDC, trouble brews in the seas. Will they be able to make their voyage unscathed and save humanity? Or will the blood-thirsty vengeance of a select few ruin the world's chance of a cure and with it, survival?
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 35 Marvel VADER UNBOUND! The DARK LORD OF THE SITH has called upon the galaxy's greatest archaeologist, DOCTOR APHRA, for help. He's lost control of THE FORCE, and only APHRA knows what can tame his path of destruction! …But will an archaic KYBERITE weapon only lead to more devastation?
WOLVERINE 34 Marvel WOLVERINE VS. WEAPONS OF X! He's been used. He's been manipulated. He's been mind-controlled. He's even been killed. Now WOLVERINE takes the fight back to BEAST and his WEAPONS OF X program. How will one mutant fare versus an ARMY OF CLONES and a giant multistory, mobile FORTRESS/BATTLE SUIT? Good thing he's the best there is at what he does!
X-MEN RED 12 Marvel THE WHITE SWORD BROKEN! The White Sword - the mutant Omega healer who could raise the dead and bind them to his service - had One Hundred Warriors. Now the first and last of the Hundred have come to tell the tale of the one who destroyed them…one who is coming to test the mutants of Arakko once again…
GREEN LANTERN #2 DC Comics (W) Jeremy Adams - Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Xermanico - Montos (CA) Xermanico Hal Jordan's homecoming is off to a rocky start! Carol Ferris is this close to firing him from the job he's only just begged his way into, his power ring isn't exactly working right, and off in the shadows, Sinestro, the architect of Hal's current crisis, is waiting for the perfect moment to strike. Plus, the hard-hitting John Stewart: War Journal backup series from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos heats up as the Guardian John Stewart and his team, the Watchtower, fall under siege from a mysterious new threat!
BATMAN THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE SEASON THREE #6 (OF 8) DC Comics (W) Alan Burnett - Paul Dini (A) Ty Templeton (CA) Evan Doc Shaner Crime is at an all-time low in Gotham City with all the major super-villains behind bars. With the city finally quiet, Batman's mission might finally be at an end. But when Ra's al Ghul and his daughter, Talia, show up with a proposition, Bruce is forced to determine what the future of Batman will be!
SUPERMAN LOST #4 (OF 10) ] DC Comics (W) Christopher Priest (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan - Jason Paz Can even Superman withstand being pushed past the point of emotional and psychological endurance? Marooned on a comet in uncharted space, the Man of Steel reflects on his humble Smallville origins as crushing emotional fatigue threatens to end his journey back--trauma which results in Lois's struggle to reconnect with the virtual stranger in her own home.
BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #9 DC Comics (W) Matthew Cody (A/CA) Scott Jeralds Crystal Cove is proud of their tenacious teens and wants to be able to call upon Mystery Inc. at a moment's notice--you never know when a real estate developer in a mask will cause trouble. Inspired by Gotham's most famous method of communication, they invite Commissioner Gordon and Batman to the unveiling of the town's new Scooby Signal!
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GODZILLA: HERE THERE BE DRAGONS #1 IDW In the 1500s, before humanity had successfully traveled the entire globe, it was believed that monsters ruled the oceans just beyond the horizon. “Here there be dragons…” was written on maps to denote the areas people dared not go.That is, until Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the seas, visiting foreign lands and collecting treasure. That’s what history tells us, at least, but history does not have the full tale. Monsters did lurk yonder, living on an island that still doesn’t appear on any map, and among them was the king of them all…Godzilla! From Frank Tieri and Inaki Miranda, the incredible team behind Old Lady Harley, comes a Godzilla adventure like no other.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN—LOST YEARS #4 IDW Publishing In the past: Michelangelo’s journey toward vengeance takes a detour when he’s captured, imprisoned, and forced to take part in a gladiatorial competition with fighters from all over the world. Though new friendships are formed with would-be foes, one thing is certain: the only way to attain his freedom is to fight. It will take all Michelangelo’s skill to defeat those who stand between him and vengeance.Meanwhile, in the present (a.k.a. our future!): Casey Marie Jones and her young Turtle pupils grapple with the lessons left by their late sensei Michelangelo as the situation in NYC worsens.
KING SPAWN #23 IMAGE COMICS (W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Chris Stevens Spawn has returned to his old hunting grounds, but he is no longer the hunter-he is the hunted. A new threat from heaven has come bearing a familiar face!
AVENGERS 2 Marvel The Avengers find themselves with a rare gift - foreknowledge of the dangers coming their way in the form of the deadly TRIBULATION EVENTS. But can this information be trusted? And can even Earth's Mightiest Heroes triumph in the face of cascading disaster?
EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 3 Marvel SPIDER-SMASHER RETURNS! After her hit debut in MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN, Miles' sister Billie Morales's alter ego is still needed in the Empire of the Spider! Plus, the origin of the secret Spider-Character who debuted in SPIDER-MAN #7 is told here!
I AM IRON MAN 4 Marvel IRON MAN, just like every person, has his demons. But when you're IRON MAN, director of S.H.I.E.L.D., your demons are war-bringing demons that you must face covered in iron armor and a handful of secrets. Jump on with this penultimate episode set after the events of "Civil War"!
INCREDIBLE HULK 1 Marvel THE AGE OF MONSTERS HAS BEGUN! As an enraged Hulk tries to take control of Bruce Banner's body permanently, a mysterious immortal turns every monster in the Marvel Universe against Banner in an attempt to free their creator, the primordial Mother of Horrors. With the help of an unlikely new friend, Banner and Hulk must try to stop the world from getting plunged into darkness in this terrifying new series!
STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS 35 Marvel A NEW ERA FOR THE BOUNTY HUNTERS! In the aftermath of the battle with INFERNO SQUAD, VALANCE and T'ONGA are joined by the most dangerous bounty hunters in the galaxy... KHEL TANNA! DEATHSTICK! DURGE! •…and BOBA FETT?!
STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN SEASON 2 #1 Marvel SEASON 2 OF THE HIT DISNEY+ SERIES IS HERE! GROGU AND DIN DJARIN return in CHAPTER 9: THE MARSHAL! The Mandalorian is drawn to the Outer Rim in search of others of his kind. Following rumors of another Mandalorian, he instead comes face-to-face with MARSHAL COBB VANTH wearing a very familiar armor! Mando and Grogu have stepped into a situation bigger than they realize! Following the tradition of season one, RODNEY BARNES & GEORGES JEANTY reunite to bring season two to life once more!
ULTIMATE INVASION #1 Marvel THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE BEGINS! Superstar creators Jonathan Hickman and Bryan Hitch team up! The Illuminati must form once again to stop the Maker from his plans to destroy - or perhaps rebuild - the universe, with Miles Morales at the center of it all! Bryan's work on THE ULTIMATES helped redefine super hero comics for the 2000s - wait until you see what he and Jonathan have in store for this decade! Including new data pages by Jonathan Hickman - plus exclusive behind-the-scenes material on the world-building that has gone into this project!
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #6 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Geoff Johns (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Yanick Paquette The Huntress and the JSA collide with Stargirl and the lost children! As this new team tries to find its footing, how will they handle coming face-to-face with a group of sidekicks they didn't realize existed?! And what does this mean for Jay Garrick as he meets his daughter Judy for the first time?! Be sure to pick up this tie-in to The Dawn of DC!
SUPERMAN #5 DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell Silver Banshee is back--and more dangerous than ever! Given a massive power upgrade by Lex Luthor's archenemies, Silver Banshee's scream rocks Metropolis, and Superman must stop her from destroying his city while also saving her life. Be ready for the shock ending that stabs this series in its heart!
WONDER WOMAN #800 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Yanick Paquette Written by Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Tom King Art by Joelle Jones, Todd Nauck, Daniel Sampere, and others Whatever Happened to the Warrior of Truth? concludes in a landmark 800th issue! Diana's visions become more vivid as she finds herself trapped in the dreams of those around her! As she struggles to escape, her life as Wonder Woman hangs in the balance. When the dust settles, will she still be the Amazons' greatest champion? Find out in this extra-special celebration!
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS GENERATION JOKER #2 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Sean Murphy (A) Katana Collins - Clay McCormack (CA) Sean Murphy The children of The Joker and Harley Quinn run straight into terrible danger! The innocent Joker family road trip has taken a turn for the worse. While visiting the place where their parents' love story began, Bryce and Jackie find themselves trapped...by the daughter of the Ventriloquist! Will they be able to escape this puppet show from hell? Or does the Napier-Quinn line end here?
BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #16 DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora Batman and Superman versus machines! A.I. villains and heroes--Shaggy Man, G.I. Robot, Red Tornado, and Chemo among them--have launched a global cyberattack alongside Newmazo's soldiers. Batman, Superman, Robin, and Metamorpho, the Element Man, are unprepared for the onslaught. With millions of lives on the line, the World's Finest team must find a way to pull the plug before it's too late!
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GODZILLA: BEST OF RODAN IDW Publishing Keep an eye to the sky where Rodan reigns supreme! The winged giant straddles the line between monster and protector in this collection of soaring Rodan stories by beloved Godzilla creators! It’s fight and flight with the Best of Rodan!
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES VS STREET FIGHTER #2 IDW Publishing Brought to you from IDW and Capcom, an event series teaming up two of the greatest martial arts groups in all of pop culture! The World Fighting Festival is serving up heaping helpings of disappointment for both the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Street Fighters.After a devastating loss—on a technicality, no less—a raging Raphael challenges Guile to an unsanctioned rematch in the streets of Atlantic City!!! Doesn’t he know Guile is an actual STREET FIGHTER?!As the Turtles and Street Fighters clash wills and skill on and off the tournament floor, enemies in the shadows conspire against them both!
SPAWN SCORCHED #19 IMAGE COMICS (W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Chris Stevens Jessica is rebuilding the Scorched team from the ground up. New members and new missions-what could possibly go wrong?
ALIEN 3 Marvel SOMETHING WICKED IS COMING THEIR WAY... The USCSS Boreas has been infiltrated! A chest-burster is wreaking havoc on base, leaving a trail of gore and eviscerated bodies in its wake. With their numbers dwindling, will the Weyland-Yutani security team be able to track the alien down before it becomes something even more deadly? And even if they do, how will they manage the horrors lurking just outside their walls beyond the ice?
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 122 FACSIMILE EDITION Marvel The Goblin's last stand! Devastated by the tragic death of Gwen Stacy, a fighting-mad Spider-Man swears deadly revenge on his greatest enemy: Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin! What follows is an action-packed showdown between two of the greatest adversaries in all of fiction. As a volatile Peter Parker tracks his hated foe to one of Osborn's warehouses, the stage is set for an unforgettable battle. Will Spider-Man give in to his rage and take the life of the man who killed the woman he loves? Or even at his most grief-stricken, can he hold himself back from becoming a murderer? And whatever Peter's choice, what difference will it make to the Green Goblin's fate? 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) #122.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 28 Marvel The new-and-improved Doctor Octopus takes his upgraded tentacles for a rampage through Oscorp! Can the deadliest Doc Ock ever be stopped?
AVENGERS: BEYOND 4 Marvel The Lost One stalks our world, the Beyonder watches from orbit and the Avengers prepare to battle...the Bootleg Avengers! Six ordinary people, gifted with amazing powers and abilities they neither earned nor (frankly) deserve, seek to replace Earth's Mightiest Heroes at LITERALLY the worst possible time. And when the Ivory Kings show up to pass judgment on the Beyonder's last, desperate ploy to keep his race from being wiped out, things - amazingly - go rapidly downhill.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 14 Marvel "COLD WAR" AFTERMATH! Fresh from the battle with Bucky Barnes and White Wolf, Sam Wilson returns home to Harlem with battle scars and a renewed sense of focus. With Misty Knight by his side, he sets out to forge a new path - and maybe reunite with some old friends along the way.
CARNAGE REIGNS OMEGA 1 Marvel "CARNAGE REIGNS" - Conclusion! Cletus Kasady finally gets what he's been after and unlocks new and terrifying possibilities with his Extrembiote armor - and sets the stage for the next VENOM epic! Miles Morales can call in all the backup he wants - but don't he and his super-hero pals get it yet?! CARNAGE RULES!
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER - BLACK, WHITE & RED 3 Marvel LIFE LIKE NEVER BEFORE! MARC BERNARDIN brings us along with Vader on a mission you won't soon forget! PLUS: The penultimate chapter of JASON AARON & LEONARD KIRK's Vader deconstruction!
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA 33 Marvel LUKE SKYWALKER! A LOST JEDI TEMPLE! AND A GRAVE MISCALCULATION! APHRA has convinced LUKE that she can help him find long-lost secrets of THE JEDI! But she has other plans for him that include... …DARTH VADER!!!
THOR 35 Marvel THE MIDGARD-SHATTERING FINALE OF "BLOOD OF THE FATHERS"! Doctor Doom makes his final stand to control all of humankind - past, present and future! Thor must defeat him before the course of history and the future of the Ten Realms are irrevocably altere - -but taming a force powerful enough to destroy free will itself might prove to be a greater challenge than Thor could have imagined… Plus, the mysterious origin of Hela is finally revealed!
X-MEN: BEFORE THE FALL - HERALDS OF APOCALYPSE 1 Marvel THE ORIGIN OF ARAKKO! In ancient days, Genesis turned back the hordes of Amenth. In ancient days, Genesis forced Annihilationin to a parley. What words were spoken in her mind? Now, finally, Apocalypse will know…and the echoes of those words might destroy him…and Arakko with him.
BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #2 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo Written by Tom King, Ed Brisson, Christopher Cantwell, and Joelle Jones Art by Mitch Gerads, Jeff Spokes, Javier Rodriguez, and Joelle Jones Tick, tick, tick goes the clock as Gotham City prepares for another shocking murder at the hands of The Joker! The brutal and terrifying tale of The Joker and Batman's first meeting continues as Tom King and Mitch Gerads once again deliver a shocking, bloody blockbuster tale! Stormwatch race to find an ancient sword that has long been buried in the darkest depths of the ocean. A sword of unspeakable horrors, capable of wiping out entire civilizations. But they may already be too late: a group of exiled Xebels have found the blade and are hell-bent on bringing humanity to its knees. For one member of Stormwatch, this may be the end. All-star creator Joëlle Jones (Catwoman, Wonder Girl) gives readers a Batman Black & White tale exploring Batman's scars, both literal and psychological, revisiting the Dark Knight's toughest fights and deepest wounds. In part two of Order of the Black Lamp from writer Christopher Cantwell (Briar, Iron Man) and artist Javier Rodriguez (Defenders, Daredevil), Superman uses a mysterious decoder ring to uncover a location with a shocking tie to his past!
ACTION COMICS #1056 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Steve Beach Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, and Dorado Quick Art by Rafa Sandoval, Lee Weeks, and Yasmin Flores Montanez A shocking new character makes their debut as the thrill-packed Speeding Bullets concludes! Superman and Metallo must reluctantly join forces to stop the Cyborg Superman. With Tracy Corben's life (or at least her humanity) hanging in the balance, the Super-Family fights to keep Metropolis standing. Meanwhile, Lois and the staff of the Daily Planet set out to uncover the mysterious leader--and shocking origin--of Blue Earth!
GREEN ARROW #3 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Sean Izaakse Arsenal and Black Canary versus Peacemaker and the new Peacewrecker! While Arsenal and Black Canary's quest for answers has sent them into danger, Green Arrow is lost in time and space--but at least he's not alone now. Two members of the Green Arrow family join Oliver Queen in the last place you'd expect!
RIDDLER YEAR ONE #5 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Paul Dano (A) Stevan Subic (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz The penultimate issue of this hit miniseries features an unusual break in format, as we will see Edward Nashton constructing his master plan for taking down the corrupt officials and criminals of Gotham City in the pages of his journal. As his mind spirals deeper and deeper, so too does his writing become more unhinged. How can he continue to labor at his accounting job by day while also become more enraged by what he's uncovered? As shown in The Batman movie, Edward fills thousands of pages with his rantings. Here we get a glimpse into something that was never meant to be seen and a mind equally brilliant and unhinged. By the end, a turning point will be reached and Gotham's greatest menace will come one step closer to being unleashed. Actor Paul Dano (The Batman) and artist Stevan Subic continue the origin of the Riddler, leading up to his appearance in Matt Reeves's epic film.
DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 DC Comics (W) Ram V - Dan Watters (A) Stefano Raffaele (CA) Evan Cagle Where there's a will, there's a way. And for Bruce, that will is Batman...because myths don't bleed, right? Well, Batman, with the last ounce of strength he has, will have to test that theory out with the Orghams as he fights through Prince Arzen's three powerful protectors to find out. Hope is not all lost, though, as Jim Gordon and Sorrow rush their way through Gotham to help Batman before it's too late and an Azmer demon is placed inside him..
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #7 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Geoff Johns (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Yanick Paquette Reunions are cut short when the JSA and the Lost Children to face down a new threat! Can this group of heroes and sidekicks find their rhythm or will it be curtains for both? What happens here has massive ramifications for the next stage of THE NEW GOLDEN AGE!