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                                Shipping May 18, 2022:

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FANTASTIC FOUR 43
Marvel
THE RECKONING WAR CONTINUES! •"Victor Von Doom: Hero of Earth" The last time the Cormorant appeared, he destroyed the Baxter Building and the Latverian Embassy, completely overpowered the Fantastic Four, and left without anyone laying a hand on him. Now, for the sake of the universe, Doctor Doom must face him alone. Hail Doom! Meanwhile, four of Earth's greatest heroes are trapped in the toxic wastelands of the Barrens...and there is no way for all of them to make it out alive. Guest-starring: The Silver Surfer, She-Hulk, and an army of Marvel's most cosmic champions!

IMMORTAL X-MEN 2
Marvel
EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING! Magneto leaving the council means big shoes need to be filled. Selene demonstrating her foot size by crushing the whole island beneath it is unorthodox, yet compelling. Can the Quiet Council resist?

SAVAGE AVENGERS 1
Marvel
AN ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT, ALL-DANGEROUS TEAM ASSEMBLES! Since his exile from the Hyborian Age, Conan the Barbarian has conquered the most dangerous foes the modern Marvel Universe has to offer - but what happens when this hard-edged Cimmerian finds himself on the run from the cybernetic soldier of the future known as Deathlok? Outgunned and outmatched, Conan must turn to an unlikely group of loners, berserkers and killers if he hopes to survive the night - but can these Savage Avengers defy Deathlok's murderous manhunt, or will they become the next targets in the crosshairs of tomorrow? Don't miss out on a bold new beginning for Marvel's most savage super heroes, as Ringo Award-winning writer David Pepose (Spencer & Locke, Scout's Honor) and superstar artist Carlos Magno (KANG THE CONQUEROR, RoboCop: Dead or Alive) introduce a sensational new lineup that will resonate across every era of the House of Ideas!

WOLVERINE 21
Marvel
DEEPER INTO DANGER DANGER DANGER! Outnumbered and surrounded, WOLVERINE unleashes his berserker rage, and DEADPOOL embraces his deadly fighting skills in a last ditch effort to save mutant lives. But what's with all the ROBOT X-MEN, and what do they have to do with the X-DESK?

WOLVERINE: PATCH 2
Marvel
MUTANT VS. MUTANT IN MADRIPOOR! What began as simple recon lands PATCH in the midst of a war on multiple fronts! But who is KRASNY BETH, and how does she figure into the plans of both GENERAL COY and DR. MALHEUR? I guess Patch will never know, if she DESTROYS him with her MUTANT POWER!

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BATMAN THE KNIGHT #5 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Young Bruce Wayne’s global journey to become the Dark Knight continues as he finds himself deep in the heart of Moscow searching for Avery Oblonsky, the world’s foremost expert in disguise and espionage! Finding this phantom will prove more difficult than expected, but is Bruce willing to die trying?

 BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #3
 DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
Great Scott! It’s a twisted time-travel tale of titanic tenure! In an attempt to get to the bottom of the mystery of the demon, Robin the Boy Wonder and the Supergirl of Krypton venture back in time to China circa 1600 B.C.—running headfirst into the ancient superheroes known as the House of Ji! Meanwhile, Superman and Batman are losing a race against time to save their fellow superheroes from the schemes of a new villain…one simply known as the Devil Nezha.

WONDER WOMAN EVOLUTION #7 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto (CA) Mike Hawthorne
On trial for the fate of humanity, Wonder Woman has fought to prove herself to cosmic gods. But with the verdict near, is this trial everything Diana believed, or is there even more at stake than she could have realized? As the gods reveal their true nature, Diana learns that the greatest threat to humanity might just be...Wonder Woman? The truth is discovered in this penultimate issue, but is it already too late?

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KING SPAWN #10
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
The God Throne, the Dead Zones, and the prophecy of King Spawn. While trying to save the world from the forces that seek to destroy it, has Spawn actually set the end-times in motion himself?

TMNT BEST OF RAT KING
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A) Various (CA) James Biggie
Ahead of this summer's Armageddon Game, check out the best stories of one of the Turtles' most enigmatic foes, the Rat King! Spanning several publishers, this collection is the place to get familiar with the monarch of vermin himself!

TRANSFORMERS #43
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova (CA) Stefano Simeone
End of the road! Optimus Prime leads the Autobots in a desperate battle on multiple fronts-against the maniacal Decepticons, against the swarming Insecticlones, against the teeming rust worms, against Cybertron itself. But how many problems will the Autobots be able to solve and what offer could stop their journey? An extra-long final issue leading to next month's Transformers Special 2022!

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 1
Marvel
CAPTAIN AMERICA SOARS AGAIN! Sam Wilson picks up the shield once more - and enters a world of trouble! Following a lead from Misty Knight, Sam intercepts a mysterious group hijacking what appears to be an empty train. As he digs deeper, he discovers that the plot may be connected to a crucial piece of Captain America history…and, surprisingly, Wakanda. The world is ready for two Captain Americas - but is Sam Wilson ready for what comes next? Acclaimed writer Tochi Onyebuchi (BLACK PANTHER LEGENDS, Riot Baby) teams with Stormbreaker R.B. Silva (POWERS OF X, INFERNO, FANTASTIC FOUR) to open a thrilling new chapter of CAPTAIN AMERICA history!

HULK VS. THOR: BANNER OF WAR ALPHA 1
Marvel
Hulk and Thor have both undergone massive changes recently, but one thing remains constant - their heated rivalry! When mysterious circumstances bring them into conflict once more, will the God of Thunder be able to triumph against a Bruce Banner who can now control his rage? Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of both characters, this epic five-part crossover between the THOR and HULK series starts here in this oversized Alpha issue, brought to you by creators Donny Cates and Martin Coccolo! Key mysteries from both series will be revealed, as well as shocking consequences for the future of both characters! (Continued in May's THOR #25 and HULK #7!)

WHAT IF...? MILES MORALES 3
Marvel
DON'T MAKE HIM ANGRY... What if…instead of being bitten by a genetically enhanced spider, Miles Morales was blasted by gamma radiation and transformed into THE INCREDIBLE HULK?! Is Miles man or monster? Or maybe he's just a kid trying to live a normal life…school, dates, a rampaging ABOMINATION… Miles may be the strongest there is, but that doesn't mean growing up will be easy.

X-MEN 11
Marvel
HIGH ROLLERS! The women of the X-Men are heading for the hottest action in the galaxy…Gameworld! But if it's true that the house always wins, our X-Ladies might be in over their heads…

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 BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #15
 DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Nikola Cizmesija
Zatanna has to save Batman’s soul! Ace the Bat-Hound must confront the source of his trauma…The Joker! Meanwhile, the night of Batman’s auction is finally here! Katana doesn’t buy what Lady Shiva is selling for a second about the new Birds of Prey, and she’s going to let her know personally. Batman has to team up with Plastic Man to save a criminal from having his life taken by the Penguin and KGBeast!

 JURASSIC LEAGUE #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson, Juan Gedeon (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
You know the story: an infant escapes the destruction of its home planet and is deposited on Earth to be raised by human parents. A goddess from a lost city defends truth. A Tyrannosaurus rex dons the visage of a bat to strike fear into evildoers’ hearts. This heroic trinity, alongside a league of other super-powered dinosaurs, join forces to save a prehistoric Earth from the sinister machinations of Darkseid. Wait...what? Okay, maybe you don’t know the story. So join us and bear witness to a brand-new—yet older than time—adventure and experience the Justice League as you have never seen them before!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #3 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Scott Godlewski
The Justice League is trapped in the 31st century with the Legion of Super-Heroes, while the looming terror of the Great Darkness hovers over both time period simultaneously.  Even as the great heroes of the 21st century get to experience the fantastic far-flung future, the mysteries behind the Gold Lantern and the Great Darkness threaten all of existence. What is the secret behind the Great Darkness? And will the greatest heroes of two ages be able to stop it before it’s too late?

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STAR TREK DISCOVERY ADV IN 32ND CENTURY #3 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A/CA) Angel Hernandez
The exclusive comics tie-in to the hit show continues here! The spotlight falls on Lt. Commander Detmer, as she faces a new threat to Discovery and its crew that only she can handle!

TRANSFORMERS LAST BOT STANDING #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Nick Roche (A) E. J. Su (CA) Nick Roche
When the last stars flicker and fade, who will be the only Cybertronian left? The planet Donnokt sits on the edge of the universe, far away from all the stars that are flickering and fading out one last time. It is a world on the precipice of revolution-industrialization-taking its first steps into the realms of the mechanical. And on the far edge of nowhere, a Visitor arrives, and Donnokt will never be the same again. The war for Cybertron may be long over... but the war from Cybertron never ends.

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AVENGERS FOREVER 5
Marvel
THE DOOM OF ALL DOOMS! All we know about the leader of the new Multiversal Masters of Evil is that he calls himself Doom Supreme and that universe after universe keeps crumbling before him. But in a multiverse filled with world-conquering versions of Victor Von Doom, what makes this one the Doom Above All?

MAESTRO: WORLD WAR M 3
Marvel
Maestro clashes with the Abomination in a showdown for the ages! But Abomination is far from the only person gunning for Maestro, and when Emil Blonsky turns out to be just the opening salvo of a larger attack, can the Maestro continue to out-smash and outwit the forces that want him dead?

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI 1
Marvel
Fast approaches the ultimate destiny of one of the Jedi's most renowned masters! As he spends his final days in the remote deserts of Tatooine, Obi-Wan Kenobi takes time to reflect on - and record - key moments of a heroic life long-lived. Writing in old leather-bound journals from his hermit's hut, Obi-Wan remembers his days as a young Jedi Initiate, his trials as a Padawan, the crucible of Jedi Knighthood and the Clone Wars, and some of the earliest challenges he faced as a true Master of the Force! In this tale, Obi-Wan considers a watershed Youngling adventure he narrowly survived on Coruscant when he was but eight years of age... This is just the beginning of his Jedi journey!

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BATMAN #123  (SHADOW WAR)
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Howard Porter, Trevor Hairsine (CA) Howard Porter
Batman and Robin are finally reunited! Together they will hunt for the truth behind the death of Ra’s al Ghul! But then who is left to defend the Secret Society against the League of Shadows? Deathstroke’s fight against the Demon’s Shadow ends with a shocking cliffhanger! Plus, what happens when you get Deathstroke infected with Joker toxin? Find out in the epic backup story!

BATMAN BEYOND NEO-YEAR #2 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (A/CA) Max Dunbar
Neo-Gotham and its Sword have made their opening assault on Batman Beyond. With limited resources and no Bruce Wayne to come to his aid, Terry McGinnis will need to find more allies. But…all he finds is a brand-new triumvirate of villains collectively known as Gestalt. It’s three brains against one, with Batman Beyond looking worse for wear than he ever has. Will he make it to the end of Neo-Year?

BATMAN KILLING TIME #3 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
A shocking heist has the mysterious and deadly figure called the Help cutting his way through Gotham City in search of Catwoman and the Riddler and their stolen artifact. Only the Dark Knight stands between this strange new villain and his prey…but can even Batman stop his bloody rampage? Tick-tock…the clock is drawing nearer to the Killing Time!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Jeremy Adams, Tim Sheridan (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
Batman’s hunt for the Clockwork Killer brings him to Europe and face to face with the mad king, Aquaman. On the eve of Aquaman’s sinking of London, Batman infiltrates his stronghold and goes on the warpath for answers. Nothing matters to Batman, whose world is already dead, but if he can track down the Clockwork Killer, Thomas can save his son’s world and put everything back together again.

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TMNT ONGOING #128
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Pablo Tunica
Donatello and Alopex infiltrate the lab of Dr. Jasper Barlow in a bid to ward off the next attack of the Punk Frogs! What our heroes find in the lab will shock them (VENUS!) and reveal a connection to a villain of the past . . . but first they'll have to defeat some deadly NEW villains!

TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #15 (OF 17)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Josh Burcham (CA) Andy Duggan
The Children of the Vok make their presence known, causing the Predacons and the Maximals to put aside their differences and team up. But that is easier said than done. Will Optimus Primal and Megatron bury their feud once and for all? Or will they let petty disputes end everything they hold dear?

TRANSFORMERS BEST OF HOT ROD ONESHOT #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A) Various (CA) James Biggie
Whether you call him Hot Rod, Rodimus Prime, or even just Roddy, the hotheaded and cavalier Autobot leader is an all-time great. From his youthful days as the new kid in the group to his accomplishments as Optimus Prime's successor and (co-)captain of the Lost Light, catch up on all things Rodimus! Do yourself a favor, achieve something, and earn yourself a Rodimus star!
Collects "Rise" from Transformers: Autocracy #10, Spotlight: Hot Rod, "White Fire" from Transformers (UK) #254, "Crucible (Part 2): L?str?re" from Transformers: Lost Light #20, "The War to End All Wars, Part 5" from Transformers: Regeneration One #100, and "Peace" from Transformers Annual 1989 (UK).

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 1
Marvel
WHAT DID SPIDER-MAN DO?! Peter's on the outs with the FF. He's on the outs with the Avengers. He's on the outs with Aunt May! No one wants to see Spider-Man - except for Doctor Octopus. Ock's on Spider-Man's tail and the Master Planner has something truly terrible planned for when he gets his tentacles on Spidey. All that, and what does Tombstone have planned? Just in time for Spider-Man's 60th Anniversary, a new volume of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN begins, and 2022 is going to be the biggest year for Spider-Man EVER! Don't believe us? We brought John Romita Jr. back JUST FOR THIS!

KNIGHTS OF X 1
Marvel
THE QUEST BEGINS HERE, WHERE MUTANTS ARE HATED AND FEARED ONCE AGAIN! The gates to Otherworld are closed - and Captain Britain is trapped on the wrong side! Usurpers Merlyn and his right-hand man, King Arthur, are now in control of Lunatic Citadel. Furies the size of Sentinels raze villages to the ground in their hunt for the "witchbreed." Cutoff from Krakoa, Betsy Braddock is Otherworld's only hero - and to save her people, Betsy must recruit a round table of her own. The Knights of X gather to restore the rightful order and rescue desperate mutants - but their quest is about to get so much bigger than that. This is the era of destiny…and the fate of Otherworld lies at the center of mutantkind's future. Don't miss this essential piece of the new Krakoa!

PUNISHER 2
Marvel
THE PUNISHER STORY TO END ALL PUNISHER STORIES CONTINUES! The Hand has lost its way. What was once the world's most fearsome organization of ninjas and killers has found itself defeated time and again by lesser foes. One priestess believes it's because the Hand hasn't had the proper leadership, the living embodiment of their dark god, the Beast. Enter the Punisher, the most accomplished murderer who has ever lived. A man determined to end his war, no matter what it takes.

SABRETOOTH 3
Marvel
THE GREAT ESCAPE! Sabretooth and the other exiled mutants have stopped fighting each other long enough to start working together. They might not like one another, but they all want out of the Pit. You'd think their biggest obstacle would be the Professor or Magneto…but no. The greatest obstacle will be one of their own.

THOR 24
Marvel
STAR-STUDDED CELEBRATION OF 750 ISSUES! After a scorched-earth victory against the God of Hammers, Thor and all of Asgard reel from a brutal loss. But some people are never truly gone…And in honor of 750 issues of THOR, fan-favorite creators like J. Michael Straczynski and Walter Simonson return in this oversized issue! Celebrate the long and storied history of the God of Thunder with the writers and artists who helped build his legacy!

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ACTION COMICS #1042
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Shawn Aldridge (A) Riccardo Federici, Adriana Melo (CA) Riccardo Federici
The origins of Mongul, his mysterious champions, and Midnighter’s underground rebellion stand revealed! When another of Superman’s truest allies is killed, will the tragic loss end the rebellion before it begins? Or will it be the spark that finally unites Superman’s forces against the unstoppable Mongul?The Warworld Revolution begins! Also featuring the finale to the epic Martian Manhunter backup series!

BATMAN BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #2 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
The humble beginnings of Terry McGinnis are revealed as Bruce Wayne becomes Gotham’s most wanted man! With the GTO on the case, does Captain Dick Grayson have what it takes to bring down his old mentor? It’s father versus son in the next chapter of this fan-favorite series! Plus, an unexpected ally from Bruce’s past could hold the key to saving the future. Harley Quinn is back and ready to knock you out! Go beyond the Gotham you know to discover an engrossing new take on the city and its heroes. Welcome to Neo-Gotham and the world of Beyond the White Knight!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #6 (OF 12)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Yasmine Putri (CA) Dan Mora
Kingdoms are divided. Monarchs have fallen. Families have been torn apart. The Kingdom of Storms, the Amazons, and the Els are on the brink of all-out war. Can Constantine, Lois Lane, and Harley Quinn stop what’s coming? Or is the prophecy correct? Do Superman and his family have to die to save the world?

 DETECTIVE COMICS #1059
DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Nadia Shammas, Sina Grace (A) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, David Lapham (CA) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki
Riddle me this…when is a criminal not a criminal? The answer awaits you in the start of a brand-new Detective Comics story arc from writer Mariko Tamaki, guest co-writer Nadia Shammas, and legendary artist Ivan Reis! The Riddler is back in Gotham City in a big way, becoming a media personality and using his newfound influence to wreak havoc on the Dark Knight. As Batman chases down clues to put an end to Riddler’s machinations, the clock ticks away for the citizens of Gotham whom Edward Nygma has placed in the line of fire… Then, in "Gotham Girl: Interrupted" part one, the super-powered Claire Clover returns to the city that helped ruin her life…to get psychiatric treatment at the new Arkham Tower. But when Gotham Girl’s newfound semblance of normalcy is rocked by a murder mystery, she finds someone unexpected at the heart of the crime…herself.

JOKER #14
 DC Comics
(W) James Tynion IV, Sam Johns (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Belen Ortega (CA) Guillem March
FINAL ISSUE All the hunters converge on the Sampson estate as the brutal conclusion to the first "season" of The Joker is here! Bullets will fly, blood will be shed, and will James Gordon be forced to make the choice he’s been dreading since issue #1? Punchline Backup: Punchline walks free, and the Royal Flush Gang is desperate for a new queen. The underworld of Gotham City is going to change forever, and this last chapter of "Punchline" is only the beginning.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #75
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Rafa Sandoval (CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sanchez
Oversize special issue! Superstar writer Joshua Williamson pens the beginning of the next big DCU event! It all starts here! A new Dark Army made up of the DCU’s greatest villains has formed on the edges of the Multiverse! The DCU’s best and most powerful heroes are pulled together in an epic war to push the darkness back! But in the end, they are no match for it! That’s right, you heard it here first: the Justice League are killed by the Dark Army, with only one survivor to warn the remaining heroes of Earth about what is coming for them! FINAL ISSUE!

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GODZILLA RIVALS VS KING GHIDORAH ONESHOT #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A) Adam Gorham (CA) E. J. Su
When Mars invades Earth, Godzilla surfaces from Tokyo Bay and is pulled into battle. Captured and taken by the Martians, Godzilla is forced to fight in a gladiatorial arena, where he faces his biggest challenge yet-King Ghidorah!

GODZILLA VS MMPR #2 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
From IDW Publishing and Boom! Studios, two titanic powers collide in a cross-company collaboration event you never expected . . . but makes complete sense!
Godzilla battles the Megazord . . . and no matter who wins, the world will be at great peril from the combined threat of the Xilien invaders and Rita Repulsa! And if a giant robot and a giant monster weren't cataclysmic enough, how about Gigan-a cybernetic space monster ready to fight them both?
Written by superstar scribe Cullen Bunn (Godzilla: Cataclysm) and illustrated by artist extraordinaire Freddie Williams II (Batman/TMNT)!

TMNT THE LAST RONIN #5 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A/CA) Kevin Eastman & Various
The jaw-dropping finale to the biggest TMNT story ever is here! One final showdown between mutant and Foot Clan will determine the fate of NYC. Will the Ronin be able to find some measure of peace or is he fated to meet the same end as his brothers? Don't miss one of the most epic battles in TMNT history and the conclusion to the comic book event of the year!

TRANSFORMERS WARS END #3 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Jack Lawrence (CA) Sebastian Piriz
The origin of Exarchon revealed! Find out the secret history behind one of Cybertron's greatest threats, the Threefold Spark. As Exarchon looks for a third body to make himself complete once more, he also receives backup that could prove devastating to all who oppose him.

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AVENGERS 55
Marvel
THE COMING OF THE NIGHTHAWK Last seen during the events of HEROES REBORN, Nighthawk of the Squadron Supreme of America returns to the scene with a dark and mysterious purpose. Is he friend or foe to the Avengers? Nobody's sure. But there are no such questions about the deadly new incarnation of the Serpent Society!

CAPTAIN AMERICA 0
Marvel
When Arnim Zola launches a catastrophic attack on New York City, he meets his match - in Sam Wilson and Steve Rogers! In the explosive battle that follows, two Captain Americas prove better than one, and Sam and Steve decide they might just keep a good thing going… Tochi Onyebuchi (BLACK PANTHER LEGENDS), Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly (KANG THE CONQUEROR) and Mattia De Iulis (THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES, INVISIBLE WOMAN) kick off an incredible new CAPTAIN AMERICA saga - you won't want to miss what comes next!

DOCTOR STRANGE: NEXUS OF NIGHTMARES 1
Marvel
TO DREAM OR NOT TO DREAM! Nightmare has invaded Doctor Strange's dreams and turned them into terrible nightmares! These dark feelings now inhabit every fiber of Doctor Strange's waking life and has left him weak and unable to protect the realm! Now, Baron Mordo and Nightmare are ready to strike! Can Stephen shake Nightmare's grip over him? Or will the world be lost to Nightmare's dream realm forever!

HULK 6
Marvel
"SMASHTRONAUT" Part 6 of 6! The first arc of Donny Cates and Ryan Ottley's mind-blowing Hulk saga reaches its epic climax as Bruce Banner's control over Starship Hulk slips…and something much worse takes the wheel…

WOLVERINE 20
Marvel
THE BRUTAL RETURN OF THE BEST THERE IS…WITH AN UNLIKELY PARTNER! DEADPOOL was the king of Staten Island - now he wants to be an honorary citizen of Krakoa. WOLVERINE just wants him to shut up. But when Deadpool uncovers a dangerous plot that could mean doom for the mutants' safe haven, it's going to take a titanic team-up of the Best There Is and the Merc with a Mouth to quell the threat. But that doesn't mean Logan has to like it. Featuring Wolverine and Deadpool at their most savage, as well as the return of a fan-favorite X-character to the Krakoan era! (And no, we don't mean Wade.)

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BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #2
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight have arrived at the compound of Niles Caulder—the Chief in charge of that strange band of misfits known as the Doom Patrol—but all is not as it seems. While Batman works with Niles to cure Superman of his freakish transformations, a side mission to track a mysterious figure known as "the Demon" attracts the Dark Knight’s attention…and moreover, it could have some connection to Superman’s poisoning at the hands of Metallo! It’s danger, intrigue, and the surprise appearance of Deadman in chapter two of World’s Finest!

 BATMAN THE KNIGHT #4 (OF 10)
 DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Bruce Wayne’s journey to become Batman continues in the cold mountains of North Korea, where he seeks to learn the legendary fighting style of Master Kirigi! This will be his most difficult challenge yet, and he might not survive without the help of a mysterious new "friend."

WONDER WOMAN EVOLUTION #6 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto (CA) Mike Hawthorne
Can even Wonder Woman save a world without hope? Diana faces her toughest trial yet as she is flung into the future to save an Earth on the verge of complete collapse. Guided by a future version of Donna Troy, Wonder Woman must question the reality of her surroundings, while accepting the reality of the consequences. All this, plus the reveal of a major new villain!

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 STAR TREK FERENGI
Dive deeper into the world of Star Trek with another extra-long issue focusing on the memorable aliens of the franchise!
This month: Follow Quark on an unforgettable adventure to Ferenginar, where mother, brother, and brother challenge the very core beliefs of Ferengi culture. Witness Ferengi history change forever in this can't-miss issue!

TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS ANNUAL 2022
This collection of three stories centers on the characters we know and love from the IDW Transformers: Beast Wars series with some fun surprises and adventures. Featuring fantastic creative teams and wonderful art from Phillip Johnson, Sam Maggs, David Mariotte, Nick Marino, and more!  This annual is a fun glimpse into the Cybertronian's lives outside of their main series adventures.

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STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 22
Marvel
CRIMSON HAVOC! With all secrets smashed and all traitors revealed, DARTH VADER unleashes his endgame! But is his target CRIMSON DAWN - or the EMPIRE itself? And where does that leave the heroes and assassins who have fought at his side? Plus, a shocking reveal that cuts to the very core of the DARK LORD'S dark heart!

WHAT IF...? MILES MORALES 2
Marvel
MILES IS THE BEST THERE IS AT WHAT HE DOES… And in this reality, what he does isn't very nice. What if…Miles was taken from everything he ever knew - his family, his home, his life - and transformed into the most dangerous, immortal weapon of war the world has ever seen? Miles has been made into the Wolverine…but that doesn't mean he has to be what they made him…

X-MEN '92: HOUSE OF XCII 1
Marvel
THE '90s ARE BACK - AGAIN! Everyone's favorite '90s incarnations of the X-Men have returned…but this time, everything is even all-newer and all-more different! Mutantkind is taking a huge leap forward by founding their own nation on the island of Krakoa, guided by Professor X, Magneto, and a mysterious long-lived woman who knows more than she should. That's right - the '90s X-Men are tackling the Krakoan Age thirty years early… and it's NOT going to go the way you expect!

X-MEN 10
Marvel
DEATH STRIKES SWIFTLY! The X-Men's troubles just keep piling one on top of the other and now an old enemy steps forward to cut in on the dance!

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BATMAN 89 #5 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Sam Hamm (A/CA) Joe Quinones
Harvey Dent enacts his plans for Gotham! He’ll overthrow the Batman and assume his rightful place as its guardian. As Batman works to stop his friend Harvey, he finds himself vastly outnumbered by the forces at Harvey’s disposal. He’ll need to turn to some unlikely allies if he’s going to turn the tide in his favor to protect his city and save his friend!

BATMAN CATWOMAN #11 (OF 12)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann
After barely escaping with one of her nine lives, Selina arrives at a crossroads. She can either continue on the path of a criminal or take a chance at being a hero like Batman. There’s just one thing she has to do: make a vow to never kill The Joker. But what could lead her to break that sacred promise years later? Find out in the penultimate issue of this critically acclaimed maxiseries!

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #14
 DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Karl Mostert
Written by Vita Ayala, Mark Russell, Che Grayson, And Ryan Cady Art By Nikola Cizmesija, Karl Mostert, Belen Ortega, Trevor Scott, Cam Smith, And Giuseppe Camuncoli Batman and Zatanna are at the mercy of the DCU’s newest magic! Ace the Bat-Hound and the Super-Pets versus Go-tham’s worst villains! A new Birds of Prey led by Lady Shiva and Katana? And a team-up between Batman and the Question!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #0 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dexter Soy
The world of Flashpoint returns! After sacrificing everything to help the Flash put the universe back together and save Bruce Wayne’s life, Thomas Wayne wakes up in a world he thought was no more. Forced to don the cowl once again, Batman prowls the streets of Gotham searching for answers to how this world still exists, but what he starts to uncover will send him hurtling around the globe. The hunt for the Clockwork Killer starts here! Legendary writer Geoff Johns comes back to the alternate world he created, partnering with prolific artist Eduardo Risso as he returns to the Flashpoint Batman!

GREEN LANTERN #12
DC Comics
(W) Geoffrey Thorne (A) Tom Raney, Marco Santucci (CA) Bernard Chang
As the dust settles after the battle with the Anti-Guardian, John Stewart, Jo Mullein, and the rest of the Corps pick up the pieces and adjust to their new status quo. The day might be saved, but there’s still plenty of work to be done. Everything you know about Green Lanterns is about to change!

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KING SPAWN #9
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Thomas Nachlik (CA) Bjorn Barends
The God Throne is close to completion, and Exodus Foundation and their "partners" have plans for Spawn. But Spawn isn't just going to fall into their trap. He has plans of his own...

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                                Shipping April 6, 2022:

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 92.BEY
Marvel
As "Beyond" nears the end, all the chickens are coming home to roost… Wait, did someone just call Monica Rambeau a CHICKEN?! Don't let her hear you say that. But do pick up this book to see why! Don't miss this essential chapter with Monica and so much more!

DEVILS REIGN #6 (OF 6)
MARVEL PRH
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Marco Checchetto
Wilson Fisk's hubris as mayor of New York has cast the city in the waiting arms of a cadre of dangerous and deadly super villains! Worse still, Fisk's vendetta against the heroes who have stood against him for so long has left the city defenseless. You may think you've heard a tale like this before, but there will be no last minute bargains struck between Fisk and the heroes, no truce to stop the fighting and no mutual parting of the ways. Just blood, sweat and tears! Trust us, True Believer, you have NO IDEA what's coming - or the effect it will have on the Marvel Universe!
RATED T+

STRANGE #2
MARVEL PRH
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Bjorn Barends
• Clea comes face-to-face with the mysterious Harvestman, as they both face off against an undead foe!
•  Though just as Clea begins to uncover ways to bring Stephen Strange back, another attack upon the magical realm is at hand!
•  But Clea is not just any Sorcerer Supreme, she is a Warlord...and this second attack will not stand under her rule!
RATED T+

WOLVERINE: PATCH 1
Marvel
RETURN TO MADRIPOOR WITH THE MAN CALLED PATCH! ALL-NEW action, intrigue and espionage awaits you as legendary creator Larry Hama returns with a story set before his original run on WOLVERINE! The mutant known as LOGAN has made a name for himself on the mysterious island of MADRIPOOR, where the locals know him as PATCH. From their haunt at the PRINCESS BAR, what starts as a simple recon mission lands PATCH and ARCHIE knee-deep in a paramilitary struggle that will surface some SURPRISE REVELATIONS and characters! And is that NICK FURY, DIRECTOR OF S.H.I.E.L.D.? Yes, two patches for the price of one! A must-have for long-standing readers, and a welcome entry point for new readers of WOLVERINE!

X-FORCE ANNUAL #1
MARVEL PRH
(W) Nadia Shammas (A) Rafael Pimentel (CA) Taurin Clarke
MISSION FOR MUTANTKIND!
X-FORCE operates on the fringes of Krakoan society, undertaking the covert ops and dirty jobs the X-MEN can't handle. So who better a  target for enemies of mutantkind? ORCHIS makes their deadly move, as WOLVERINE, DOMINO and KID OMEGA are lured into a death trap designed to alter the mutants' destiny! The next wave of X-FORCE adventures begins - and possibly ENDS - here!

X-MEN RED #1
MARVEL PRH
(W) Al Ewing (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Russell Dauterman
WHO CAN SAVE THE RED PLANET?
The mutants of Arakko spent millennia scarred by war - but on what was once called Mars, they're learning to live in peace. STORM knows the red planet needs something greater than a queen. But ABIGAIL BRAND has other plans, along with an unstable VULCAN on her side and CABLE keeping his own secrets. Welcome to X-MEN RED. It's a new world...and someone has to fight for it.
RATED T+

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BATMAN #122 (SHADOW WAR)
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Howard Porter, Trevor Hairsine (CA) Howard Porter
Ra’s al Ghul is dead, and Talia is out for revenge! Batman is on the case to find Deathstroke before Talia’s elite killers do! But Batman starts to piece together that not everything is what it seems in Ra’s’s death…and knows whom he must interrogate to get answers…Talia herself! Can the two former lovers ever work togeth-er again? Plus, a backup tale showing the secret first fight between Batman and Deathstroke!

BATMAN BEYOND NEO-YEAR #1 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (A/CA) Max Dunbar
Neo-Gotham is alive and has killed Bruce Wayne. It’s rejected Terry McGinnis as Batman and offered him the chance to escape. Terry turned it down—he is the city’s protector, and he will uphold the legacy of Batman. Now Neo-Gotham will do everything in its power to destroy Terry, including creating brand-new villains to fight him. Terry’s first year without Bruce Wayne begins…does he have a fighting chance? From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing (Kang the Conqueror) and Max Dunbar (Batman: Urban Legends, Robin), a new future for Batman Beyond has begun!

 BATMAN KILLING TIME #2 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
The epic continues, and blood will spill. Catwoman and the Riddler have pulled off the perfect crime and are now in possession of the most valuable object in the DCU. But how long can they hold on to it with not only Batman on their tail, but also a terrifying new villain known simply as the Help?

FLASHPOINT BATMAN KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #1
DC Comics
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dave Johnson
Wayne Casinos towers over Gotham City, but even the bright lights can't keep the dark shadows from enveloping the city. When the Joker kidnaps the children of the city's District Attorney, the Batman takes the case. But the man under the mask may not be the Dark Knight we know!
Flashpoint: Batman Knight of Vengeance is an all-in-one reprint of the 2011 three-issue series in periodical format, and is timed with the release of Flashpoint Beyond#0, telling Flashpoint Batman's origin story.

WONDER WOMAN HISTORIA THE AMAZONS #2 (OF 3)
 DC Comics
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) Gene Ha
The second installment of the jaw-droppingly ambitious history of the Amazons finds their future queen, Hippolyta, cutting a swath through the world of men, desperate to be reunited with the astonishing women who saved her life…but unfortunately for her, they’re hard folk to find. Perhaps it is the will of the Goddesses that they cross paths again…but before that moment, Hippolyta will gather to herself a tribe of her very own—and find that the hearts of all women do not necessarily burn with a flame as righteous as her own…

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SPAWN SCORCHED #4
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Bjorn Barends
SOUL CRUSHER returns to do battle with the Scorched! But why now, and why here?

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                       Shipping March 30, 2022:

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DARK AGES #6 (OF 6)
MARVEL PRH
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Iban Coello
• All the sacrifices made on the day the world went dark could be for nothing if Apocalypse has his way.
•  Some of the greatest minds on the planet have been enslaved by the tyrant and are working on a plan that could end in annihilation.
•  Will our heroes, fighting for their loved ones and lost ones, be able to stop Apocalypse and his forces, or could the world end again?
RATED T+

HULK 5
Marvel
"SMASHSTRONAUT" PART 5 OF 6! As President Thunderbolt Ross rains down gamma-irradiated hell, Bruce Banner's Starship Hulk experiment faces its toughest field test yet - this time, it might crack under the pressure. Bruce Banner thinks his control over the Hulk is now absolute…but what if he's wrong?

IMMORTAL X-MEN #1
MARVEL PRH
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Lucas Werneck (CA) Mark Brooks
IN THE QUIET COUNCIL, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM!
The Quiet Council rules the Krakoan age, for better... or worse. Now, shaken by INFERNO and X LIVES / X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE they strive to hold together, no matter how much they want to tear each other apart. Writer Kieron Gillen (UNCANNY X-MEN, ETERNALS, The Wicked + The Divine, Die) returns to the world of X with artist Lucas Werneck (TRIAL OF MAGNETO) to bring us all into the room where it happens. "It" being "the most powerful people on Earth deciding the fate of the whole planet." Prepare for sinister secrets to be revealed and learn that some secrets are more sinister than others...
RATED T+

X-MEN UNLIMITED LATITUDE #1
MARVEL PRH
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Declan Shalvey
WOLVERINE JUMPS INTO THE VOID!

When A.I.M. manages a covert infiltration of the S.W.O.R.D. station and kidnaps three mutants, it's up to Wolverine to take one giant leap for man and get them back. From the vacuum of space to the dripping guts of an evil supercomputer, Logan will stop at nothing to save his friends. Collecting the first four chapters of the hit MARVEL INFINITY COMIC by Head of X Jonathan Hickman and superstar artist Declan Shalvey for the first time in print!
RATED T+

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BATMAN ONE DARK KNIGHT #2 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Jock
With the power out across Gotham, Batman must haul the not-particularly-cooperative villain responsible, E.M.P., across miles of chaotic city streets, filled with terrified people and opportunistic criminals! Blackgate Prison can nullify E.M.P.’s destructive electrical powers, if Batman can survive long enough to get them there—but what happens if there are two people loose in Gotham with those powers? What then? The mega-talented Jock (Batman: The Black Mirror, The Batman Who Laughs) writes and draws the blockbuster story of Batman’s worst night!

BATMAN BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #1 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
A lot can change in 10 years, especially in Gotham! Batman, a.k.a. Bruce Wayne, may be behind bars, but the real criminals are still out there. Gotham Motors CEO Derek Powers has seized control of the Wayne family’s assets and is using them to transform the GTO and the city they’ve sworn to protect. Crime is down, but at what cost? A new Batman has emerged in Powers’s city, and only Bruce is fully aware of the dangers to come. It’s time to destroy the mantle for good, but he’ll need one of his forgotten sons’ help to do so. Enter Jason Todd…the first Robin?! In this thrilling sequel to the blockbuster comic book hits Batman: White Knight and Batman: Curse of the White Knight, writer/artist Sean Murphy invites the audience to go beyond the Gotham they know to discover an engrossing new take on the city and its heroes. Welcome to Neo-Gotham and the world of Beyond the White Knight!

SHADOW WAR ALPHA #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Jonboy Meyers
When Deathstroke assassinates Ra’s al Ghul, Talia al Ghul demands revenge and sends her League of Shadows to kill Deathstroke and Deathstroke Inc.! Batman and Robin must team up to track down Deathstroke and bring him to justice…but do they? Expect over-the-top fights, action, mystery, and betrayal as this crossover event creates a major impact on the DCU! The action continues in April with Batman #122!

SENSATIONAL WONDER WOMAN SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Stephanie Williams, Paula Sevenbergen, Scott Kolins (A) Alitha Martinez, Paul Pelletier, Scott Kolins (CA) Belen Ortega
Wonder Woman stars in three sensational stories that will push her to her limits. Will the Amazon Princess come out on top after battling the likes of Circe, Blue Snowman, and the Threnn of Doom? Join us in this celebration of all things Wonder Woman for International Women’s Day!

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TMNT ANNUAL 2022
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A/CA) Juni Ba
The Turtles embark on a secret mission to their roots, but a mysterious creature hunts them relentlessly. The Turtles will have to find a new way to come together to escape their foe-and the pain that haunts them. A special story of remembrance and family written and drawn by acclaimed artist Juni Ba!

TMNT ONGOING #127
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Pablo Tunica
Who is Dr. Jasper Barlow, and is he friend or foe? As the TMNT regroup from their battle with the Punk Frogs, the doctor makes some of our heroes an offer they may find hard to refuse, and reveals a most startling creation he calls... VENUS. Plus, a tense situation between the Utroms and Triceratons goes from bad to worse!

TRANSFORMERS WARS END #2 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Jack Lawrence (CA) Chris Panda
Trapped at the bottom of the Sonic Canyons, a group of Autobot scientists come face-to-face with Cybertron's greatest threat, Exarchon, and his lost armory. Can the peaceful Autobots hold out until help arrives-and with the Crystal City under siege, can the Autobots spare any help to begin with?

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                      Shipping March 23, 2022:

                                MARVEL:

AVENGERS FOREVER #4
MARVEL PRH
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Jim Towe (CA) Aaron Kuder
THE RETURN OF THE GODDESSES OF THUNDER!
Atli, Ellisiv and Frigg are the granddaughters of Old King Thor, last seen during the end of Jason Aaron's landmark THOR run. Now the Goddesses of Thunder are back, sailing the wild cosmic seas, chasing the thunder that echoes across universes... and hunting for fallen hammers.

CAPTAIN AMERICA IRON MAN #5 (OF 5)
MARVEL PRH
(W) Derek Landy (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Alex Ross
The time for the final showdown has come, but nothing is as it seems. As Captain America and Iron Man race to stop the cataclysm that Veronica Eden has put in motion, they realize that they may have missed a few red flags elsewhere... and an innocent person is about to
pay the price.
RATED T+

DEVILS REIGN VILLAINS FOR HIRE #3
MARVEL PRH
(W) Clay McLeod Chapman (A) Manuel Garcia (CA) Skan
As Wilson Fisk's city descends into all-out chaos, the Thunderbolts are the only law left on the streets! But some of these 'Bolts are only interested in serving and protecting themselves, and where others see chaos and fear, they see OPPORTUNITY! CASH TO BE MADE! SKULLS TO BE CRACKED!

DEVILS REIGN X-MEN #3 (OF 3)
MARVEL PRH
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Phil Noto
KING TAKES QUEEN!
Emma Frost has taken on many opponents as the White Queen, but this time, she may have bitten off more than she can chew. As Kingpin's plans unfold, forget Krakoa - can Emma even protect herself?

MAESTRO WORLD WAR M #2 (OF 5)
MARVEL PRH
(W) Peter David (A) German Peralta (CA) Carlos Pacheco
BATTLE AT PACIFICA!
The Maestro is out for revenge against those who attacked him, which has led him straight to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, right into the underwater city ruled by the Sub-Mariner, Namor! But the Maestro might be outmatched... or, more likely, out-limbed.
RATED T+

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BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN CATWOMAN WHEN IN ROME THE DELUXE EDITION HC
DC Comics
(W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Tim Sale
In this sequel to Batman: The Long Halloween, an Eisner Award-winning creative team takes Catwoman on a mysterious trip to Italy to hunt the deadly Falcone crime family. Collects the six-issue miniseries with a gallery of behind-the-scenes extras.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1058
 DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Amancay Nahuelpan, Fernando Blanco (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
The Tower crashes to a close! In the epic finale to this weekly tale of terror, alliances are forged amongst unlikely allies, and the Bat-Family reassess their strategy in their war on crime in Gotham City. Will Psycho-Pirate be Batman’s newest eyes and ears on the streets? Can Koyuki Nakano ever recover from the traumatic events she witnessed? How much fun will the Batgirls have beating the snot out of Penguin’s goons at a seedy motel? The answers await you and much, much more in this cataclysmic culmination! (Except for the Batgirls, I'll tell you right now that answer is "a lot.") As if one dramatic conclusion wasn’t enough, the finale of "House of Gotham" will leave you breathless as Batman is faced with an impossible decision: kill a monster of his own creation...or let others be killed in the process. "Save the patient in front of you" was the advice from Thomas Wayne..

ROGUES #1 (OF 4)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Leomacs (CA) Sam Wolfe Connelly
Ten years ago, the Rogues disbanded and went their separate ways. But time hasn’t been kind to the former blue-collar super-criminals. Caught in an endless cycle of prison, rehab, dead-end jobs, broken relationships, probation, and endless restitution fees, the Rogues are sick of paying for their crimes. Luckily, Captain Cold has a plan. One last job that will leave them all richer than their wildest dreams and free from their past…if they can survive. This is the Rogues as you’ve never seen them before, reimagined by the incredible talents of master storytellers Leomacs (Basketful of Heads) and Joshua Williamson (Batman, The Flash, Infinite Frontier). DC Black Label presents Rogues, a neo-noir heist that will make your blood run cold...

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GODZILLA VS MMPR #1 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
From IDW Publishing and Boom! Studios, two titanic powers collide in a cross-company collaboration event you never expected . . . but makes complete sense!
 
When Rita Repulsa uses an ancient artifact to transport herself to a universe without Power Rangers, she finds herself on a world with aliens, kaiju, and . . . Godzilla! Hoping to annihilate this new foe, Rita hurls her own terrible creatures into battle. But she never expects that the Rangers have followed her to this alternate reality! Now, the Dinozords themselves are going head-to-head with the King of the Monsters
Written by superstar scribe Cullen Bunn (Godzilla: Cataclysm) and illustrated by artist extraordinaire Freddie Williams II (Batman/TMNT)!

TRANSFORMERS #41
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova (CA) Umi Miyao
In "The Landscape of Fear," the Crystal City, last refuge of the Autobots, is under siege. But with the arrival of last-minute reinforcements, do they have what it takes to turn the tide of battle in their favor? And what of the other threats to Cybertron-Insecticlone swarms, rust worms, and a great evil reborn?!

TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #14
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Josh Burcham (CA) Winston Chan
Everyone is acting a bit strange...In Transformers: Beast Wars #14, Waspinator and Scorponok come across some more of the aggressive mutant animals we've seen in earlier arcs and find out what actually mutated them! How will this new power affect the Cybertronians?

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                           Shipping March 16, 2022:

                                   Marvel:

AVENGERS 54
Marvel
THE DEATH HUNT CONCLUDES! Doctor Doom and his Multiversal Masters of Evil have come hunting Deathloks. And now there's only one Deathlok left, trapped inside the rubble of a besieged Avengers Mountain. Just in time for a new group of Avengers to rise from the ruins, with new members and at least one Avenger having been wildly transformed. And just who is the cosmic general who commands the Deathloks, the mysterious Avenger Prime?

CARNAGE 1
Marvel
THE BLOODCURDLING CARNAGE SERIES YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! RAM V has carved a perfect home for himself in the symbiote corner of the Marvel U, and in this all-new ongoing series starring Venom's most notorious offspring, that corner is about to get a little bit bigger…and bloodier! After the revelations of CARNAGE FOREVER, and in a year that's set to be a celebration of all things CARNAGE, this is one symbiote story you cannot afford to miss!

RECKONING WAR: TRIAL OF THE WATCHER 1
Marvel
In all of the Multiverse, there is only one "What If" world that Uatu has avoided watching - one "What If" that he never wished to see. And now it will be revealed - The story that could damn him for all time...and a revelation that could change everything in this universe. Guest starring the Fantastic Four, Galactus and the Silver Surfer.

X LIVES OF WOLVERINE 5
Marvel
TIME TO DIE! WEEK 9 - OMEGA RED has threatened the past, present and future of mutantkind. Today, WOLVERINE puts an end to it. The unbelievable climax to X LIVES OF WOLVERINE is an experience comic readers won't soon forget and sets the stage for the ultimate finale in X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE #5!

                                     DC:

BATMAN THE KNIGHT #3 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
While training in Paris with an infamous cat burglar, Bruce gets caught in a web between Henri Ducard and a serial killer known as the Foundling...will this "first test" for the young Batman prove deadly?

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #1
 DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. They are the two finest superheroes that the world has ever known...and they’re together again in an epic new series from the legendary talents of Mark Waid and Dan Mora! In the not-too-distant past, Superman’s powers are super-charged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo...and the only ally that the ultra-powerful Man of Tomorrow can turn to in this turbulent hour is Gotham’s own dark vengeance: the Batman. A nearly fatal burst of power drives Bruce Wayne to his own extreme measures to help his friend...enlisting none other than the Doom Patrol for aid. It’s the world’s greatest superheroes from the world’s greatest comic book talent in an epic comic book experience that kicks off the next big events in the DCU. Get ready, it’s time to soar.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1057
DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Amancay Nahuelpan, Fernando Blanco (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
Batman is back! And just in time to save the life of Nightwing, who was given a fear toxin super-dose and tossed out of a skyscraper—another tragedy surrounding Arkham Tower’s hostile takeover. As Scarecrow readies his forces for the big bat, war erupts on every floor of the building between the Penguin’s thugs, the Party Crashers, the murderous Arkham inmates, and an overwhelmed Bat-Family who’s struggling to get everyone out alive! Will the return of the bat be enough to turn the tide to victory...or does another X factor lurk in the battle that could save the day? The penultimate chapter of "House of Gotham" arrives as a battle erupts between Batman, The Joker, and the Boy in horrifying fashion! Bruce Wayne has felt responsibility for this situation for years now...but does he have what it takes to save the life of his sworn enemy?

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KING SPAWN #8
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Kevin Keane
What is the mysterious Exodus Foundation and what are their nefarious goals and why would they be offering Al a seat on the God Throne?

SPAWN SCORCHED #3
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Francesco Mattina
The Scorched team is still on the ground in Russia, but now they are the hunted..

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                             Shipping March 9, 2022:

                                   Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 92
Marvel
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LIZARD?! And what could he (or more accurately, it, after recent ASM events) possibly have to do with what has been battering Ben Reilly around? Only one issue to go, so you know, BIG STUFF IS HAPPENING HERE!!!

DEVIL'S REIGN 5
Marvel
As smart and ruthless as Wilson Fisk may be, he's chosen to enlist the aid of some of the most reprehensible, dangerous and bloodthirsty criminals the Marvel Universe has to offer! He's been able to keep them on a short leash out of fear for weeks. IN THIS ISSUE - that fear runs out! Fisk's lackeys aren't scared of ANYTHING anymore, even him - and ALL OF NEW YORK is left to pay the price!

PUNISHER 1
Marvel
WILL THE PUNISHER'S WAR END? Born of tragedy. Devoted to war. Unstoppable in his rage. As the Punisher, Frank Castle has become the most accomplished killer the world has ever seen. Now it's time for him to face his true destiny. What shocking secret from Frank's past will convince him to take the reins of the Marvel Universe's most notorious clan of assassins? And once Frank becomes the warlord of the deadly ninjas of the Hand, will it also mean an end for the Punisher? Or a whole new bloody beginning? Join the superstar team of writer Jason Aaron and artists Jesús Saiz and Paul Azaceta for an epic exploration of the dark and violent past and inevitable future of one of Marvel's most iconic characters.

X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE 4
Marvel
KRAKOA IN THE CROSSHAIRS! WEEK 8 - The chase leads to the mutant nation of Krakoa, as the force of mutantkind's ultimate destruction breaches its borders. Is this the last stand of Xavier's dream? Readers and collectors take note: This will be a major turning point for the X-books!

X LIVES OF WOLVERINE 4
Marvel
DAYS OF OMEGA PAST! WEEK 7 - WOLVERINE. OMEGA RED. Together? 'Nuff said.

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BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #13
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Kim Jacinto
Written by Vita Ayala, Mark Russell, Ram V, and Mohale Mashigo Art by Nikola Cizmesija, Karl Mostert, Anand Radhakrishnan, Trevor Scott, Arist Deyn, and others John Constantine enters the fray to help Batman and Zatanna with their mystical woes, but will he only tear the two further apart? In the final "Eternity" chapter, Christopher Freeman comes face to face with a brutal killer to help solve a decades-old murder...will he survive? Ace the Bat-Hound leads his posse of DC Super-Pets—Merton, Lil' Nutz the thieving squirrel, and Ursa the Russian bear—as they finally break free from the evil lab! But will they get very far without knowing where Batman is held captive?

 DETECTIVE COMICS #1056
 DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Amancay Nahuelpan, Fernando Blanco (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
The Scarecrow stalks The Tower! Dr. Jonathan Crane, who recently terrorized Gotham City during "Fear State," is but one of many villainous inhabitants of Arkham Tower jockeying for position as leader of the hostage situation unfolding before everyone’s eyes. But with security down, Huntress, Nightwing, and Harley Quinn are no longer quite so outnumbered...here come Batwoman, the Batgirls, and Tim Drake to the rescue! Can the Bat-Family save the innocent civilians caught in the crossfire? And that’s not the only help arriving on the scene... The boy kicks his plan into gear in "House of Gotham" part 10! On a mission to kill the source of his trauma, the boy’s aim squares solely on The Joker and the Batman...two sides of the same coin that have, in his mind, caused him and the city nothing but pain. Plus: Batgirl, a villainous run-in, and another step toward disaster for Jim Gordon!

JOKER #13
DC Comics
(W) James Tynion IV, Sam Johns (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Belen Ortega
Vengeance has spent her short existence waiting for the moment she could kill The Joker, but she knows that if she fulfills her programming, she'll be dragged back into the servitude of the terrifying Knightfallen of Santa Prisca. Jim Gordon may be her only way out, but a revelation close to his heart has the potential to send him down a darker path. One he may never turn back from. Backup: The trial of the century in Gotham City begins to draw to a close, and no one will be left happy with the results...except for one Alexis Kaye, a.k a. Punchline!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Scott Godlewski
"The Gold Lantern Saga" part two! Who is the Gold Lantern? And what does his power source have to do with the Great Darkness? Is the Gold Lantern everything it promises to be? The Justice League and Legion of Super-Heroes team up and travel to each other’s time periods to unravel the mysteries that have led them to the precipice of this Great Darkness.

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 91
Marvel
"BEYOND" NEARS ITS END! WHAT IS BEHIND DOOR Z?! Ben makes his way to the same place Miles Morales was last at, and he is nowhere to be found. Just door after door of true horrors. Any door's resident could kill Spider-Man, but Door Z's might just destroy the whole city!

DEVIL'S REIGN: SPIDER-MAN 1
Marvel
The events of DEVIL'S REIGN #1-2 have put Spidey in an awful position. As if that weren't enough, the newly returned ROSE has Spidey in his crosshairs and wants to prove that he's badder than his dad, Kingin, ever was.

STRANGE 1
Marvel
A NEW SORCERER SUPREME RISES! Doctor Strange is dead! And a new Sorcerer Supreme has taken the title, or should we say Sorceress? Haunted by her recently returned memories, Clea longs to bring Stephen Strange back from the dead! But when a mysterious group attacks the magical realm, Clea must rise to the duties of Sorcerer Supreme. For she is now the sole protector of Earth against magical threats. Don't miss the twists and turns as Jed MacKay continues the story from DEATH OF DOCTOR STRANGE with artist Marcelo Ferreira (THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)!

WHAT IF...? MILES MORALES 1
Marvel
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD… CAPTAIN AMERICA! What if…Miles Morales had never been bitten by a genetically enhanced spider and became Spider-Man? What if instead…the U.S. government recruited, trained, and granted him incredible powers with the Super-Soldier Serum? What makes Miles a hero no matter the circumstances, no matter the reality?! And are there OTHER super heroes the many Miles of the multiverse might have become instead of Spidey?!

X-MEN 9
Marvel
The Quiet Council of Krakoa. The Great Ring of Arakko. The Central Column of Orchis. Three ruling bodies, all about to make vital decisions that will affect their people for years to come…and the X-Men are caught in the cross fire.

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BATMAN #121
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson, Karl Kerschl (A) Jorge Molina, Karl Kerschl (CA) Jorge Molina
The deadly conclusion to the "Abyss" arc as Lex Luthor’s dangerous master plan for Batman Inc. is revealed. And an old ally returns to pull the lost Batman out of Abyss’s darkness and a new member of Batman Inc. rises! In the final chapter of "They Make Great Pets," Maps finds the missing piece to the shocking and deadly mystery...with a little help from Batman!

BATMAN KILLING TIME #1 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
Three villains, one Dark Knight, and a deadly heist gone wrong. Catwoman, the Riddler, and the Penguin join forces to pull off the greatest robbery in the history of Gotham City. And their prize? A mysterious and priceless artifact in the secret possession of Bruce Wayne! But, as the events unfold, what fun is a heist without a bloody double cross or two? The blockbuster team of Tom King and David Marquez bring an epic, white-knuckled, action-packed tale of a young Batman desperate to recover his most prized possession from a host of violent rogues before the clock strikes the Killing Time...

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #5 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Yasmine Putri (CA) Dan Mora
Betrayals and assassinations have brought the world to the brink of war! As the Kingdom of Storms and Themyscira prepare for invasion, the El family is reunited at last to mourn their father...but what secrets does Bruce Wayne have that could prove vital to the future of the land?

DETECTIVE COMICS #1055
 DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Amancay Nahuelpan, Fernando Blanco (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
The Tower under siege! With their grand scheme crumbling around them, Dr. Wear and the mysterious Dr. Ocean have lost control of Arkham Tower to the patients it houses...who just so happen to be some of the most violent, murderous villains Gotham City has ever seen. The Bat-Family on the inside are in shambles: Huntress is wounded, Nightwing is carrying 175 pounds of smarmy jerk on his shoulder, and Dr. Meridian is incapacitated. Who’s left to save the civilian hostages from this nightmare? Hmm...wasn’t there a patient who thought she was Harley Quinn? Then, in "House of Gotham" part 9, the boy is growing up...and growing into the man that Gotham City has made him. Through the trauma of his time with the Penguin to the terror wrought by Azrael, a new mission springs to mind for this lost son of Gotham...murder

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GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO YO JOE
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Larry Hama (A) Various (CA) Daniel Maine
They are the best of the best-elite warriors from all walks of life, with the sole mission of ensuring liberty and justice for all freedom loving citizens of planet Earth! They are G.I. Joe. and these are some of their greatest adventures ever, presented in one specially priced 100-page comic-book collection. Written by living legend Larry Hama, illustrated by various superstar artists, and featuring brand-new cover art by Daniel Maine!

STAR TREK DISCOVERY ADV IN 32ND CENTURY #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A/CA) Angel Hernandez
Travel to the far future of STAR TREK in this all-new miniseries spotlighting the cast of the hit television series! Up first is the secret history of the queen herself: GRUDGE THE CAT! Discover how she met Book and claimed her place as the greatest feline spacefarer of all!

STAR TREK KLINGONS ONESHOT
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly (A/CA) Timothy Green
Dive deeper into the world of Star Trek with the first of several extra-long issues focusing on the memorable aliens of the franchise!
To begin: the story of Kahless the Unforgettable, from the death of his coward brother Morath to his victory at Three Turn Bridge. Witness history unfolding in this can't-miss issue!

STAR TREK MIRROR WAR CAPTAIN LA FORGE
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) J Holtham (A/CA) Carlos Rodriguez
The spotlight turns to Geordi La Forge in this one-shot set in the Mirror Universe of The Next Generation! Expand upon the world of The Mirror War!

Geordi La Forge is on a scouting mission for Picard when he suddenly finds himself ambushed and teleported into an agony booth. Who is this masked figure torturing La Forge, and what connection do they have to his past?

TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #13
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Josh Burcham (CA) VenBlu
The Beast Wars rage on! After the Maximals' assault on the Predacon base, both sides are looking for a win. When an energon treasure trove is unveiled, the race is on! It's a good thing the Maximals have Cheetor on their side-or is it?

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