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                                     July 2024:


The countdown to our 31st ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CONTINUES!!  Take advantage of our big .31 back issue sale!!

These great titles will give the comic industry months of entertainment, chills and on the edge of your seat suspense!  We start off with:

                              In store July 3:
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ABSOLUTE POWER #1 (OF 4)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
THE TRINITY OF EVIL HAS WON. DC's epic summer event kicks off with a bang, as the combined might of FAILSAFE and the BRAINIAC QUEEN has at last given Amanda Waller the ability to steal the metahuman abilities of every hero and villain on planet Earth. As chaos erupts in the streets and a massive misinformation campaign sways public opinion to her side, the founder of the Suicide Squad methodically targets each superhero dynasty one at a time, starting with SUPERMAN. But even in this darkest of hours, a resistance is forming...and BATMAN is out for vengeance. It's a shocking blitzkrieg across the globe that is decades in the making--and will shape the course of the DC Universe for years to come! Brought to you by the superstar talents of MARK WAID and DAN MORA--it all starts here!

BATMAN #150 CVR  (ABSOLUTE POWER)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Denys Cowan, Mike Hawthorne (CA) Jorge Jimenez
A milestone issue featuring art by the legendary DENYS COWAN (The Question) and series regular JORGE JIMENEZ! When a two-bit crook uncovers Batman's true identity, he becomes the most dangerous man in Gotham City! Can Batman stop him before it's too late? Does he even want to? Plus, an Absolute Power backup story by Chip Zdarsky and Mike Hawthorne teaming Batman and Catwoman on the heist of their lives against Amanda Waller!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #7 (OF 12)
 DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
As General Zod finally takes full command of his alien legion of super-villains, the Emerald Empress strikes! If Zod can withstand her insidious attack, the cosmic secret of the Eye will finally be revealed! The road to Zod's ultimate vengeance continues!

MY ADVENTURES WITH SUPERMAN #2 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Josie Campbell (A) Pablo M. Collar (CA) Li Cree
After the mysterious android is captured by a covert military group, Superman realizes he can't just bust through a government facility and take what he wants. No, this looks like a job for mild-mannered journalist Clark Kent!

BATMAN AND ROBIN AND HOWARD SUMMER BREAKDOWN #1 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Jeffrey Brown
Summer is in session, and that means all the neighborhood patrols, soccer games, and snacks the boys can handle. But things take an unexpected turn when a new group of heroes, known as the Hero Club, approach Damian and Howard with an unusual offer--an invitation to help unmask the corporation planning to build a recycling factory in their favorite park. If that weren't enough, Batman has been acting strangely and disappearing for stretches of time. And there are ninja everywhere... What could possibly be going on?

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #7
 DC Comics
(W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Puste
The Scarecrow's new fear toxin has Gotham City too frightened to function! Batman and Mystery Inc. are able to put off the inevitable for a while as they investigate, but soon they fall victim as well--except for Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, who seem weirdly immune. It turns out that always being scared has some advantages, after all!

ALIENS: WHAT IF...? #5
Marvel
WHAT IF…CARTER BURKE HAD LIVED? As if Burke wasn't already the worst boss in this galaxy, he just kicked off the office party from hell. Xenomorphs are loose in the mines, in the vents…hell, someone better check under the copier. It's all to save his beloved wife and redeem himself in the eyes of his estranged daughter, but Burke's in WAY over his head. Did he escape Hadley's Hope all those years ago just to meet the same fate now? We make no promises, True Believer - except the promise of entertainment!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 [IW]
Marvel
"INFINITY WATCH" PART TWO! The TIME STONE BEARER, a.k.a. OVERTIME, takes on SPIDER-MAN! Time travel vs. Spider-Sense! The Infinity Watch grows and the universe is in deep deep trouble… PLUS- THE DEATH STONE BEARER HAS ARRIVED! Derek Landy and Sara Pichelli's Annual-Linking story marches on with more surprises than you can handle!

ANNIHILATION 2099 #1
Marvel
WHO IS THE LAST NOVA?! A remote town on a remote world is devastated by the ravenous, unforgiving KNULL SET, a gang of raiders and thieves obsessed with offering all life up to the darkness. But that all changes when a stranger comes to town, a stranger from the stars who answers to his own code. THE LAST SURVIVOR OF XANDAR…the LAST NOVA. Who is the Last Nova, and what great tragedy does he carry on his back? Is he the inheritor of the NOVA CORPS or its destroyer?

BLACK PANTHER: BLOOD HUNT #3 [BH]+
Marvel
THE DEEP-SEA FINALE! Black Panther must battle Atlantis in an underwater temple that holds the key to the vampires' power! Will the gods help or harm the protector of Wakanda when his spirit is mired by vampirism? And what of T'Challa's exile while he has been sneaking around within the Wakandan borders? Can this lost son finally return home?
BLOOD HUNTERS #3 [BH]

DRACULA: BLOOD HUNT #3 [BH]
Marvel
WHAT CANNOT BE DONE…IS WHAT MUST BE DONE! The vampire scourge continues to ravage Earth as the BLOOD HUNT rages on - and DRACULA must move to assert his place in the hierarchy of the night! That is, if he can convince Brielle Brooks, A.K.A. Bloodline, to bend to his will - unfortunately, she's a teenage girl, and convincing her of anything will take every resource the immortal Lord of Vampires has at his disposal…

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN 2 #1
Marvel
BACK TO THE (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN'S) FUTURE! Award-winning writer/artist Kaare Andrews returns to the world of SPIDER-MAN'S dystopian future in this sequel to the landmark, genre-defying SPIDER-MAN: REIGN! And who is the new BLACK CAT?! What tragedies and triumphs await this older, grizzled Peter Parker? Peter isn't the only one who aged… wait until you see what happened to MILES MORALES!

STAR WARS: INQUISITORS #1
Marvel
THE JEDI MUST DIE! Weapons of the EMPEROR, sent out into the galaxy to track down and kill any Jedi who survived ORDER 66, the ruthless INQUISITORS are among the most skilled and deadly threats to those who served the light side of the Force. Buried in the annals of Jedi lore is the story of TENSU RUN, the Jedi who faced the Inquisitors and DARTH VADER! What became of him, and why did the EMPIRE so greatly fear his existence?

THE LIFE OF WOLVERINE #1
Marvel
LOGAN'S LIFE STORY - IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER FOR THE FIRST TIME! WOLVERINE has been mindwiped, manipulated and given false memories so many times, what is the truth of his long life? Now, as a journey into his own past becomes paramount to the survival of mutantkind, delve into the TRUE story of LOGAN's life, from his earliest days in the late 1800s, to the many wars he's fought alongside comrades like CAPTAIN AMERICA and SABRETOOTH, to the WEAPON X procedures that changed his life forever, his days on the X-MEN and more! All IN CONTINUITY, this includes some adventures and links to the past never before revealed, giving the most complete picture of WOLVERINE's history EVER ASSEMBLED! In print for the first time!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #7
Marvel
THE ULTIMATES RETURN! NEW ARC STARTS HERE! After their intense battle with the Kingpin, Green Goblin and Spider-Man both know they aren't as ready to reshape the world as they hoped. Harry and Peter get to work, while Ben and Jonah work on "the truth"… And problems for their resistance arise when the ULTIMATES return!

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
As the BLOOD HUNT wreaks untold havoc across the Marvel Universe, one of those affected in most unexpected ways is the WEREWOLF BY NIGHT! Imbued with NEW ABILITIES, a NEW LOOK, and a DANGEROUS NEW DIRECTION, this Werewolf by Night is UNLIKE ANY YOU HAVE SEEN OR KNOWN BEFORE! Starring JAKE GOMEZ, this is one tie-in no BLOOD HUNT reading order is complete without!

WOLVERINE: DEEP CUT #1
Marvel
OUT OF THE OUTBACK ON A LIFE-AND-DEATH MISSION! At last - LOGAN's secret adventure revealed! Featuring a sinister revelation and claw-to-claw confrontations with SABRETOOTH, this is a must-have WOLVERINE story for new and long-standing fans alike that simply cannot be missed! Back in UNCANNY X-MEN #246, Logan set off from the Australian outback, leaving behind what was left of the X-MEN, for a personal mission. Now, after decades of mystery, Chris Claremont reveals just what Wolverine got up to before his classic battle with the REAVERS! The next Chris Claremont-penned mutant saga begins, with the untold story of Wolverine's most personal mission!

X-MEN: BLOOD HUNT - PSYLOCKE #1 [BH]
Marvel
NINJA VS. VAMPIRE! After serving on the frontlines in the war against Orchis, KWANNON is enjoying some much-deserved downtime with her new lover Greycrow. But when darkness falls across Japan, PSYLOCKE will wield her psionic blade against bloodsucking creatures of legend and faces a foe unlike any she's ever seen. An all-new villain emerges in the mayhem of BLOOD HUNT!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: 40th Anniversary Comics Celebration Cover A (Laird & Eastman)

SPAWN SCORCHED #31
Image Comics
(W) John Layman (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Raymond Gay
The man that Jessica Priest has tried for so long to forget has returned to her life. Not only has he returned, but he wants her back under his control, and he doesn't care who he needs to kill to make that happen!

SCARLETT #2 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Marco Ferrari
In order to find her missing friend Jinx, Scarlett goes undercover, deep into the belly of Clan Arashikage, to discover the truth. But the man known as  might have other ideas...

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SOURCEBOOK #4
IDW Publishing
IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics synthesize and remix 40 years of Turtles’ lore and transform it into a single sprawling epic! This sourcebook collects and catalogs every character, every location, and every notable event—and serves as a comprehensive companion to that epic—into four issues by writer Patrick Ehlers.
When the mutagen bomb goes off, the wall goes up and shell breaks loose! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles join throngs of new mutants and try to live normal lives in an extremely strange place. Issue #4 of TMNT: Sourcebook takes a tour of Mutant Town and explores how society reinvents itself in the wake of a paradigm shift. Men become beasts, friends become strangers, and enemies…become bandmates. Go inside the Splinter Clan’s efforts to protect Mutant Town from humans, aliens, gods, and even from itself.

                      In store July 10:

ABSOLUTE POWER TASK FORCE VII #1 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Leah Williams (A) Caitlin Yarsky (CA) Pete Woods
SUPER NO MORE! With the assault on Metropolis's heroes complete, Amanda Waller's latest living weapon, the Last Son, sets his sights on the other most powerful supers in the DCU...the Marvel Family! Will their combined powers be enough to survive this terrifying threat? In this biweekly series we'll see the ABSOLUTE POWER event through the eyes of evil--as told from the point of view of the TRINITY OF EVIL!

FROM THE DC VAULT DEATH IN THE FAMILY ROBIN LIVES #1
DC Comics
(W) J.M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Rick Leonardi
In 1988, DC fans made a seminal choice in the history of DC publishing--voting to kill off Jason Todd's Robin in the Death in the Family storyline. Now, for the first time, we want to find out what would have happened if fans had voted to let him live. And it begins--with the murder of The Joker!

BATMAN GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT THE KRYPTONIAN AGE #2 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Andy Diggle (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
Upon uncovering a mystery involving ancient relics, Batman must battle against Talia al Ghul and the League of Shadows for control of a dangerous weapon. As court magician John Constantine whispers in the ear of Queen Victoria, and Professor Adam Strange explores the farthest reaches of the Antarctic, the strange rumors they're all chasing about the lost Kryptonian Age of mankind begin to take on the ring of truth...

BATMAN AND ROBIN #11
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
Bruce and Damian plan the perfect father and son getaway...to DINOSAUR ISLAND?! When the dynamic duo uncovers a deadly family secret, their investigation takes them on a fun-filled adventure to rescue one of Batman's greatest enemies!

ACTION COMICS #1067
DC Comics
(W) Gail Simone, Rainbow Rowell (A) Eddy Barrows, Cian Tormey (CA) Eddy Barrows, Danny Miki
SUPERMAN AND THE CHALLENGE FROM THE STARS! SUPERMAN FIGHTS FOR TWO WORLDS! When a massively powerful alien race makes EARTH their ARENA, Superman must stand ALONE against impossible challenges that threaten locations all around the world AND the lives of those he loves! A not-to-be-missed EPIC tale of Superman's STRENGTH, WIT, and RESOURCEFULNESS in an early stage of his public career! Plus, New York Times bestselling author RAINBOW ROWELL makes her DC debut and takes on the most powerful woman in Superman’s life...LOIS LANE!

GREEN LANTERN #13 (ABSOLUTE POWER)
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams, Marc Guggenheim (A) Fernando Pasarin, Matthew Clark (CA) Ariel Colon
HAL JORDAN IS THE LATEST CASUALTY OF AMANDA WALLER! De-powered and back on Earth, Hal needs to find a way to get to the new power battery and recharge--but Thaaros has other plans, and now Hal is being hunted by the most dangerous aliens on the planet! PLUS: The secret origin of LORD PREMIERE THAAROS, ruler of the United Planets, is at last revealed!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #53
Marvel
SECRET REVEALED - MEET SPIDER-GOBLIN! Following the shocking events of #50, PETER PARKER is a changed man. He's now SPIDER-GOBLIN, the most dangerous superhuman in the world. And his chaos is DEADLY! Meanwhile, who will stop Norman Osborn?!

ANNIHILATION 2099 #2
Marvel
A WAKANDAN TECH GODDESS! STAR LORD guards the solar systems of 2099! But she faces a villain like no other: QUASAR, THE LIVING STAR! Born to a fallen star, raised on PLANET WAKANDA, Starlord risks her life to save a world against a sun gone mad!

AVENGERS #16 [BH]
Marvel
BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN - BARON BLOOD STRIKES! Captain America must battle a vampire-overrun Hydra! Will Cap's ragtag group of heroes be able to handle Baron Blood's army of vampires? And what about rescuing the hordes of civilian prisoners? PLUS: What's next for the Avengers Emergency Response team?

HULK: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
WHAT LIES BENEATH! Hulk and Banner's quest to save Charlie's soul leads them through the Old West town of OLD TUCSON, population of one… but the last man in town has a heck of a story to tell. Before the night ends, Hulk and Banner will learn that there's a lot more than meets the eye in Old Tucson, and that there's a lot more under the desert floor than either of them could have guessed. Don't miss this spine-chilling chapter of the BLOOD HUNT event!

ULTIMATES #2
Marvel
SHOCKING SECRETS OF THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE REVEALED! Captain America reckons with the Maker's dismantling of nations…by visiting the White House! Leading to a massive brawl between MIDAS and this young band of freedom fighters… …but Midas has been holding a superhuman hostage as a power source! PLUS: The dark history of what used to be the United States on Earth-6160…

WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT #3 [BH]
Marvel
IN TOO DEEP! WOLVERINE and NIGHTGUARD have made it to the heart of the vampire base. But if they can fight through the aquatic AQUEOS VAMPIRES, what untold horrors await in the caverns above?! Tom Waltz's debut Marvel series continues as he and Juan José Ryp bring LOGAN on his long journey into darkness…against OLD FRIENDS and NEW ENEMIES!

X-MEN: HEIR OF APOCALYPSE #3
Marvel
Warren Worthington III long ago - and at great cost - made peace with the seed of Death that Apocalypse planted within him. But as the contest to choose an heir rages on, ARCHANGEL takes the fight to Apocalypse himself, to make sure no one else suffers at the hands of En Sabah Nur!

X-MEN #1
Marvel
FROM THE ASHES! Krakoa is gone, ORCHIS has fallen...but the X-Men remain, always. Cyclops leads, because that is what he does. Beast builds, because that is what he does. And from their new home in Alaska, the X-Men raise a flag of defiance. Mutant business is their business. Join CYCLOPS, BEAST, MAGNETO, PSYLOCKE, KID OMEGA, TEMPER, MAGIK and JUGGERNAUT as new forces in the world move into position, battling for the destiny and philosophy of the mutant species.

TRANSFORMERS #10
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A) Jorge Corona, Mike Spicer (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
**Shockwave’s plan revealed! **
Can the Autobots recover from their latest loss in time to save everyone?

                 In store July 17:

SUPERMAN #16 (ABSOLUTE POWER)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell
ABSOLUTE POWER TIE-IN AND THE RETURN OF JAMAL CAMPBELL TO THE SUPERMAN SERIES! Superman is down...but not out. Waller and her forces are winning. While the Fortress of Solitude has become the home base for the survivors, the injured and powerless Superman must go on a dangerous mission into... THE MAGICAL REALM. GUEST-STARRING ZATANNA!

WONDER WOMAN #11  (ABSOLUTE POWER)
DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A) Tony S. Daniel, Belen Ortega (CA) Daniel Sampere
WALLER'S WAR! Wonder Woman's quest for the truth is placed on hold as she comes face-to-face with Amanda Waller's latest toy, a TASK FORCE VII robot ready to take all her powers for good! Do the Justice League Dark have enough tricks up their sleeves to save our Amazon princess? Find out as this tie-in to Absolute Power begins!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL ALLWINTER #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Jay Kristoff, Tom Taylor (A) Tirso Cons, Riccardo Federici (CA) Tirso Cons
The snow falls thick, blood runs black, and color itself is only a distant memory. The legendary assassin Deathstroke stalks a frozen wasteland, killing for coin among a nation of ever-warring jarls. But when our murderer for hire finds himself cast in the role of reluctant guardian, will he fight to end the icy curse destroying his land or be consumed by the sins of his own dark past? The red-hot Dark Knights of Steel epic expands into bone-chilling new territories with new surprises in store!

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #29
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The grand finale to Impossible is here, and it...well, it is as insane as you think it would be. First of all, we've got this big DOOM-MITE guy over here, check him out...he's about to eat Batman and Superman! What would that even taste like? Let's hope our heroes never let him find out, as the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight save the fifth dimension from IMPLOSION or die trying!

GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #11
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A/CA) Montos
On Earth, Ellie Stewart's efforts to protect her mother are turned against her, as her seemingly idyllic fantasy world is turned into a nightmare realm by the terrifying STAR SHROUD! Meanwhile in the Dark Star of the Fenn, John Stewart's will is tested against the will of the OLD GODS themselves, and INTERGALACTIC WAR hangs in the balance...but he won't have to do it alone, as he gets an 11th-hour assist from the GREEN LANTERN CORPS! It's a reunion for the ages in this penultimate chapter of Green Lantern: War Journal!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: BLOOD HUNT #3 [BH]
Marvel
Morbius is the one man close enough to a cure for vampirism. The vampires of the world cannot allow that cure to be reached. Spider-Man has Misty Knight, Colleen Wing and the Lizard on his side. But it won't be enough.

ANNIHILATION 2099 #3
Marvel
RAGE OF THE RED HULK! Explorer ROSS ROMERO'S team ends up mining EGO THE LIVING PLANET! What makes Ross transform into an ALL-NEW RED HULK whose cosmic strength and hyperspace jumps are fueled by the power primordial? And is the new Red Hulk's power enough to defeat TERRAX, THE PLANET HUNTER?

BLOOD HUNTERS #4 [BH]
Marvel
When Earth's skies go dark, it attracts the attention of the Silver Surfer! See the BLOOD HUNT event from an entirely new and cosmic perspective! Then Satana and her basilisk intend to show the invading vamps exactly what happens when you cross the daughter of Satan! And finally, Hallows' Eve enters the fray, joining Dagger, Elsa Bloodstone and White Widow for a final showdown with the vampiric hordes! But the end of this tale is just the beginning for…the BLOOD HUNTERS!

IMMORTAL THOR ANNUAL #1 [IW]
Marvel
"INFINITY WATCH" PART THREE! Faced with the menace of Utgard and a prophecy of his own doom, the son of Odin sought out the legendary Power Stone to aid his fight. Only two things were in his way. Firstly, the mighty CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE - with strength to match Thor's own - was also questing for the stone. Secondly, the Stone is now inside a person - THE PRINCE OF POWER! PLUS, Derek Landy and Sara Pichelli continue the journey of the Death Stone Bearer and the scar it will leave on the universe!

INCREDIBLE HULK #14 [DPWX]
Marvel
As Banner struggles to escape the terrifying mindscape in which Hulk keeps him prisoner, Charlie's soul is trapped inside a nightmare of her own…and she'll need both Hulk and Banner if she has any hope of escape! Meanwhile, the mysterious ELDEST is watching Hulk's every move, as her plan to free the MOTHER OF HORRORS takes shape…and we get a glimpse at just how far back her grudge against Hulk goes! PLUS: PART 1 OF DEADPOOL/WOLVERINE: WEAPON X-TRACTION!

NAMOR #1
Marvel
"LAST KING OF ATLANTIS" War rages beneath the waves, from the lost cities of the Secret Seas to the fathomless depths where the Elder Whales reign. Seven kings, old and new, fight to rule the watery realm. But where is Namor, the once mighty Sub-Mariner? He's sitting behind bars on the surface, with no intention of ever setting foot in the seas again. So begins an oversized Atlantean event that will forever reshape the landscape of the undersea world while at last laying bare the dark history of Atlantis and its fiercest, most infamous defender. An epic that will redefine the King of the Seas in the manner of Jason Aaron's PUNISHER series!

STAR WARS #48
Marvel
LAST CHANCE FOR SOLO! LEIA ORGANA has put the galaxy's freedom before all else, including her lost love, HAN SOLO. With the growing threat of the second DEATH STAR looming over THE REBEL ALLIANCE, should she try to save him…while she still can?

THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #5
Marvel
PETER PARKER vs. MILES MORALES! No holds barred, each trying to take the other OUT! What could have pitted them against each other so viciously? Who has the skills to pull that off? What effect wiLL the collateral damage have?!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #5
Marvel
THE NEW MUTANTS FACE THEIR FIRST ENEMY! Maystorm isn't the only mutant with electric powers - and Noriko Ashida is here to make sure she knows it! A fun summer festival turns haunted and dangerous as spirits and surges collide! PLUS: The shadow who has been haunting Armor finally reveals his true face!

X-MEN: BLOOD HUNT - LAURA KINNEY THE WOLVERINE #1 [BH]
Marvel
THE BLOODIEST RESCUE MISSION YET! The vampires will stop at nothing in their bid for supremacy, including capturing mutants for hellacious experiments to boost their own power. But not on LAURA KINNEY's watch! The WOLVERINE slices a swath through the vamps, but when she encounters the TRUTH behind their machinations, will an UNLIKELY ALLY prove to be more than she bargained for?

STAR TREK #22
IDW Publishing
The meeting of the gods at the Pleroma continues as Captain Sisko confronts his celestial mother in the very fabric of space and time! Why was he called home to help in the fight against Kahless, only to be forbidden from attempting to protect the universe from the brutal aftermath?
Meanwhile, Beverly Crusher boldly outmaneuvers the gods for an emotional reunion, and Ensign Lily Sato, torn between her best friend and feelings of disillusionment with Starfleet, contemplates a decision that could change everything with the push of a button…

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE UNTOLD DESTINY OF THE FOOT CLAN #5
IDW Publishing
Destiny awaits Karai and her new Foot Clan. Having faced defeat at the hands of the Dog Star Clan, Karai has learned all she can about the newly discovered threat to her family’s legacy and is taking the fight to them. Here at the end, it’s magic versus technology for the fate of the Foot!

DESTRO #2 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Dan Watters (A) Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas (CA) Andrei Bressan
The world is changing—and Destro means to come out on top! But with Cobra Commander breathing down his neck and mercenaries Xamot and Tomax seeking to dethrone him as the world’s premier weapons manufacturer, he'll have to survive the future in order to build it.

KING SPAWN #36
Image Comics
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Keron Grant
Al realizes that he has been played. He has been used as a tool to take out someone's competition. Now it's time for him to become the greater threat!

                         In store July 24 2024:

BATMAN GARGOYLE OF GOTHAM #3 (OF 4) (MR)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Rafael Grampa
MAY THE HOUR OF THE DEVIL BEGIN... The harrowing journey through the dark heart of Gotham reaches a fever pitch in this penultimate installment of Rafael Grampa's visionary series! Batman's investigation leads him into the deadly lair of Doctorgeist--where his presence is not only expected...but welcomed. Their savage fight for the soul of Gotham--and the soul of Bruce Wayne himself--will send shock waves through the city from which it might never recover. And elsewhere, the fugitive Crytoon makes a twisted acquaintance that finally gives him something to smile about...

BATMAN 89 ECHOES #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Sam Hamm (A/CA) Joe Quinones
Things are heating up around Gotham as Drake struggles to cover the whole city while Dr. Crane and Dr. Quinzel's methods begin to endanger it even more! Can Batman find his way back, or will he be lost to his fear for good?!

ABSOLUTE POWER TASK FORCE VII #2 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) John Layman (A) Max Raynor (CA) Pete Woods
Atlantis now has a new ruler--long live Depth Charge! Amanda Waller's loyal Amazo Robot known as Depth Charge has stolen Aquaman's powers along with his throne, and now all Atlanteans must stay in line or risk having their powers taken as well. It's up to Jackson Hyde and the rest of the Aqua-Family to launch a revolution...without being discovered!

ABSOLUTE POWER ORIGINS #1 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) John Ridley (A) Alitha Martinez (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
Discover the untold story of what led Amanda Waller to form the TRINITY OF EVIL and take down Earth's Super Heroes! It's the Suicide Squad's founder as you've never seen her before, in an all-new companion miniseries to the Absolute Power event. The definitive history of one of the DCU's deadliest villains is at last revealed! Amanda Waller's catastrophic attack on the metahumans of Earth has rendered both hero and villain POWERLESS, but what led THE WALL to this place? In Absolute Power: Origins, Academy Award-winning writer JOHN RIDLEY and fan-favorite artist ALITHA MARTINEZ will tell the tale about how one woman lost everything she held dear...powerless beneath the forces of senseless acts of chaos. The path of vengeance would bring her to two simple words that would change her life--and the lives of the entire DCU--forever: NEVER AGAIN.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1087
DC Comics
(W) Ram V, Dan Watters (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Evan Cagle
Gotham City is besieged on all sides. The Orghams' iron fist holds the city in a death grip. The Joker's Daughter terrorizes the streets, while Mr. Freeze's most apocalyptic creation yet menaces the city from below. Does the Dark Knight stand a chance?

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Tim Seeley, Mark Russell, Joshua Hale Fialkov Art by Kelley Jones, Jon Mikel, Lisandro Estherren and Andy MacDonald Nightwing and Deadman's journey down long-forgotten circus paths begins to reveal answers...but they might wish it hadn't! Booster Gold realizes getting everyone to agree on a perfect timeline is easier said than done! Batman and Guy Gardner face the secrets of the universe! And finally, our hard-hitting Question story begins as Renee Montoya finds herself under attack as both the commissioner and the Question!

BATMAN DARK AGE #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Michael Allred
Batman's world begins to grow as the people of Gotham realize they only need a costume to justify their problematic behavior. Fortunately, with Robin at his side and an empowered populace, Batman begins to turn the tide in his war against crime. But he isn't the only one preparing an army--Falcone is readying his own recruits to take the battle to new lows. Will a figure from Bruce's past play a key role in the battle to come?

ALIENS VS. AVENGERS #1
Marvel
ALIENS AND AVENGERS FACE OFF! It's all led to this: Xenomorphs reach Earth! The perfect organism meets a planet of superhumans. Who will be first to fall? Legendary collaborators Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribić cut loose in this four-part epic unmissable for Marvel and Alien fans alike!

ANNIHILATION 2099 #4
Marvel
A FAUSTIAN PACT TO SHAKE THE STARS! His life cut short, MEPHISTO offers JONAH MARLO a deal - more time among the living in return for his soul. Now he collects souls for his master…as the SILVER SURFER of 2099! But he can do the devil's bidding no longer! It's Mephisto vs the Silver Surfer with a galaxy of souls on the line!

BLOOD HUNT: RED BAND #5 [BH]
Marvel
A climax so brutal, so unnerving, with lasting ramifications for the Marvel Universe that we had to seal it in a polybag to protect innocent eyes from its awesome majesty!

CAPTAIN AMERICA #11 [DPWX]
Marvel
Steve Rogers finds the last change agent, someone who can change the direction of the world forever...by dying. And as Steve wrestles with the morality of his task, a member of his inner circle is moving to betray him... PLUS: PART 2 OF DEADPOOL/WOLVERINE: WEAPON X-TRACTION!

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #3
Marvel
WADE AND LOGAN'S ALL-OUT WAR CONCLUDES! WWIII has emerged. WOLVERINE is tested beyond his limits. DEADPOOL is…no more?! Discover how this drastic showdown figures into the DELTA's plans. And with THOSE WHO WATCH counting on unending bloodshed, whose will be the last blood to spill? The epic finale to the Deadpool and Wolverine doubleheader that'll be the talk of the summer!

FANTASTIC FOUR #22 [BH, DPWX]
Marvel
BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN: ONE LAST HOPE! Alicia Masters and Reed Richards - and the survivors of New York - are lost, alone against the vampire menace, and Reed's exhausted. But they still need to survive - and avoid being turned into undead blood parasites. Reed has one last desperate hope, and it's not guaranteed to work - but there is at least a chance…if he can survive long enough to test it! This conclusion to our BLOOD HUNT tie-in ends in a twist that you will NOT want to miss! PLUS: PART 3 OF DEADPOOL/WOLVERINE: WEAPON X-TRACTION!

MARVEL ZERO [2024] #1
Marvel
A deluxe edition collecting Marvel's GOLD 2024 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles! This giant-sized issue is jam packed with entry points into the biggest comic storylines of the year! Direct lead into the new ULTIMATES series, showcasing the next evolutionary step of the Ultimate Universe with the first appearance of a powerful new hero! The dance of death begins here! The overture to this summer's major crossover event, which also happens to be the bloodiest Marvel event ever - BLOOD HUNT! The future of mutantkind also starts here - as Jubilee learns that you CANNOT go home again! Spider-Man must deal with THE RETURN OF THE GOBLIN! Collecting Free Comic Book Day 2024: Blood Hunt/X-Men #1 & Free Comic Book Day 2024: Ultimate Universe/Spider-Man #1.

PHOENIX #1
Marvel
LIFE! FIRE! POWER! POSSIBILITY! PHOENIX! She is JEAN GREY. She is PHOENIX. She saves the world. She brings death. One woman, alone in space, who not only must do what no one else can: she yearns to. A desperate S.O.S. from NOVA brings the Phoenix to the edge of a black hole, where hundreds of lives hang in the balance…and whatever Jean does - or fails to do - will bring darkness to the universe and haunt her in ways she can scarcely imagine…

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #48
Marvel
LUKE…JOINS THE DARK SIDE?! It is said there can be only two SITH, the EMPEROR AND DARTH VADER. But could it someday be PALPATINE and LUKE SKYWALKER? Or Vader and his son? THE HANDMAIDEN SABÉ finally tests Luke - with WARBA'S life in the balance! And THE SCHISM IMPERIAL reveals its hidden hand!

ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER #6
Marvel
BLACK PANTHER'S DARING TRIAL TO FACE RA AND KHONSHU! While T'Challa has sought to grow his power, so too have the forces of Moon Knight… And with access to a unique new resource, Ra and Khonshu are stronger than ever! How will Wakanda stand in its resistance against the kings of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms? And is T'Challa prepared to bear the consequences of tapping into such dangerous wells of power?

WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT #4 [BH]
Marvel
WOLVERINE: LORD OF THE VAMPIRES?! BETRAYAL lands WOLVERINE in a precarious spot - under the vampiric thrall of his enemies! With his healing factor stunted and the apex of the renegade vampire scheme at hand, ALYSSA takes her place as QUEEN OF THE VAMPIRES - with LOGAN as her king! The shocking finale to WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT…might just be the BEGINNING!

GODZILLA VS. THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS II #4
IDW Publishing
With the help of some of the greatest giant monsters in history, the Kaiju Power Rangers areborn! New powers! New weapons! New Zords! The next evolution of Mighty Morphin PowerRangers—and the next mutation of Godzilla’s friends and foes—is upon us! And if you miss thisbook, you’re missing history in the making!

GODZILLA: SKATE OR DIE #2
IDW Publishing
The attack is beginning. Godzilla is emerging from the ocean. Varan is walking across the outback. And the skater punks? They’re in the middle of it all.
With their field trip interrupted, and all of Australia thrown into high alert from a rare kaiju attack, Jimmy and his friends have to skate across town, while dodging military patrols, to save their beloved skate park.

STAR TREK: DEFIANT #17
IDW Publishing
Enter a brand-new arc and the beginning of a new era for the disavowed, mercenary crew of the U.S.S. Defiant!
Political corruption ensues as Sela and her father, General Revo, leverage the imprisoned Defiant crewmates to kidnap the Romulan praetor and chairman of Tal Shiar Intelligence to advance their sinister plot to take over Romulus…

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (2024) #1
IDW Publishing
NEW SERIES PREMIERE! NEW JUMPING-ON POINT!
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have all left New York to pursue their own interests, but there are forces gathering that will pull them back together—whether the bad guys like it or not. First up: Raphael! But why is everyone’s favorite brawler in prison?! When a surprise attack behind bars puts Raph’s position in jeopardy, he needs to figure out how to get out of jail and warn his brothers that trouble is coming.
Superstar writer Jason Aaron (The Mighty Thor, Batman: Off-World) teams up with Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer, Catwoman) for the first issue of a new TMNT series that will start a bold new era, celebrating the TMNT’s 40th anniversary while setting them up for the next 40 years to come!

SPAWN #355
Image Comics
(W) Rory McConville (A) Brett Booth (CA) Von Randal
Bludd's new assassin is hot on Spawn's heels, and without the ability to disappear into the shadows, it's only a matter of time before he finds him. Will this be their final face-off?

SPAWN KILLS EVERY SPAWN #1 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) John Layman (A/CA) Rob Sketchcraft Duenas
MINISERIES PREMIERE
What happens when you find out you're not the only Hellspawn? What if you also find out you're not the coolest Hellspawn? Easy—you kill them all!

GUNSLINGER SPAWN #34
Image Comics
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Von Randal
The Gunslinger finally has an advantage against those that wronged him. Now is the time to push it further and end them!

SPAWN SCORCHED #32
Image Comics
(W) John Layman (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Von Randal
Jessica Priest is back working for Jason Wynn. But all is not what it seems. She soon realizes that he is not the only threat around her.