ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #4 (OF 5) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER OF THE SYMBIOTIC EVENT OF THE YEAR! • Eddie Brock has taken a beating, lost the allies closest to him, and, after the shocking events of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: #3, sees no way to take Cletus Kasady down once and for all without making the ultimate sacrifice. • But what IS the ultimate sacrifice? Of the two beings that are bonded as VENOM, which will make it out alive? Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE VS DEADPOOL #3 (OF 3) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Frank Tieri (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Tyler Kirkham ALL MY CODEXES LIVE IN TEXAS* • *By "Texas" we mean "Deadpool's spine." Sorry, we just couldn't NOT do that pun. • With his potent combination of codexes from different symbiotes, the fate of the fight between good and evil lies within Deadpool! • He's...on the side of good, right? Honestly, sometimes it's hard to tell. I mean, Spider-Man likes him, right? Kind of? That's...something. Parental Advisory
CONTAGION #3 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Roge Antonio & Various (CA) Juan Jose Ryp A NEW EVIL BEYOND UNDERSTANDING COMES TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! A seemingly unstoppable force has invaded the Marvel Universe, and it's going to take every hero the streets of New York has to stop it! A strange substance is taking over heroes and citizens alike, draining them of their life force, stealing their knowledge and abilities, and neither science nor magic can stop it! Where did it come from? Can anything destroy it? And who will fall to its awful, overwhelming power? Parental Advisory
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #4 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven From the Fantastic Four to the Death of Phoenix, witness the awe and majesty of the beginnings of the Modern Marvel Universe! Rated T
JOURNEY STAR WARS RISE SKYWALKER ALLEGIANCE #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Marco Checchetto BEFORE THE EXCITING EVENTS OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN'S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran's one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight - but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy. Rated T
BATMAN #81 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) John RomitaJr, Klaus Janson (CA) Klaus Janson, John RomitaJr It's time for the big showdown. Batman is calling Bane out. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? And what else stands in Batman's way, to put an obstacle between him and his enemy? Tread lightly, Batman, because not only do the lives of your son and trusted friends hang in the balance, but your entire home could collapse on top of you.
FLASH FORWARD #2 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund (CA) Evan Shaner When the border between the Multiverse and the Dark Multiverse starts to buckle, who do you turn to? The answer: Wally West. Once the Fastest Man Alive, he's now a man with nothing left to live for. Will Tempus Fuginaut's chosen champion rise to the occasion and fight back the demons of the darkness, or will Wally's own demons win the day?
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE BATMAN KNIGHTFALL #1 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Lee Weeks Don't miss this twisted tale from the pages of the game-changing event "Batman: Knightfall"! Thirty years after Bruce Wayne was broken and failed to take back the mantle of the Bat, Jean-Paul Valley, now known as Saint Batman, has turned Gotham into the city of his dreams. In his new order, killing has become commonplace and criminals live in constant fear-all in the name of justice. But just when all seems lost, a new hope for Gotham City rises...the son of Bane!
SUPERMAN YEAR ONE #3 (OF 3) DC COMICS (W) Frank Miller (A) John RomitaJr, Danny Miki (CA) Danny Miki, John RomitaJr It's the jaw-dropping conclusion to Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s blockbuster reimagining of Superman's origin! In this final chapter, Clark Kent arrives in Metropolis, the city where he will fulfill his heroic destiny. Witness the first meeting between Superman and Lois Lane, the beginnings of Clark Kent's career at the Daily Planet, and the birth of his rivalry with Lex Luthor. But when The Joker arrives on the scene, the Man of Steel must enlist the help of his two strange new friends: Wonder Woman and Batman!
TRANSFORMERS #13 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Winston Chan The hunt is on! Chromia and Prowl launch a massive security operation, desperately trying to track down two murderers. Bumblebee visits an injured Windblade, Orion Pax, Sentinel Prime, and Megatron wrestle for control and influence-and nobody knows whose side (if anyone's) Termagax and Starscream are on in all of this! * Now shipping monthly! * A new arc begins here! * When things get bad, can Security Operations tell who is friend and who is foe? * The bold new era continues! Cybertron's fate hangs in the balance as Transformers begins a new story arc!
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE MILES MORALES #3 (OF 3) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Federico Vincentini (CA) Clayton Crain THREATS WITHIN AND WITHOUT! • A serial killer released from Ravencroft, the commands of Carnage, J. Jonah Jameson, and SILVER SABLE! • Miles must wrestle all of these while his mind is not his own! • Will a connection to the Cult of Carnage's collective subconscious give him an edge that pays off in the greater war? Or will that two-way connection compromise Spider-Man--fatally? Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #31 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN! • Everyone who has ever worn the Carnage Symbiote has a Codex, including Norman Osborn from his time as the Red Goblin! • Can Spider-Man save Norman from Carnage? Does he want to? • WHAT OTHER SURPRISES ARE HELD HERE? MANY!!! Rated T
CONTAGION #2 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Roge Antonio & Various (CA) Juan Jose Ryp A NEW EVIL BEYOND UNDERSTANDING COMES TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! A seemingly unstoppable force has invaded the Marvel Universe, and it's going to take every hero the streets of New York has to stop it! A strange substance is taking over heroes and citizens alike, draining them of their life force, stealing their knowledge and abilities, and neither science nor magic can stop it! Where did it come from? Can anything destroy it? And who will fall to its awful, overwhelming power? Parental Advisory
DOCTOR DOOM #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Aco THE CRACK OF DOOM! From Christopher Cantwell (HALT AND CATCH FIRE, SHE COULD FLY) comes a new monthly ongoing series... Victor Von Doom - scientist, sorcerer, disfigured face, twisted soul - has been spending much of his time warning against a trillion-dollar global effort to create the first "artificial" black hole. Wrestling with visions of an entirely different life...a better future...DOCTOR DOOM finds himself at a crossroads. (what is he questioning?) A catastrophic act of terrorism kills thousands, and the prime suspect is... DOOM? Victor will have to push his unexplained thoughts aside and focus on remaining alive as the title of "Most Wanted Man" is thrust upon him.... Left with no homeland, no armies, no allies, indeed, nothing at all, will the reign of Doctor Doom come to an abrupt halt? Rated T
POWERS OF X #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva THE INEVITABLE TRUTH. The revelatory tale of Mutantkind's fall comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, FF, INFINITY) and rising star artist RB Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN) wrap the series that reveals everything! Rated T+
JOURNEY STAR WARS RISE SKYWALKER ALLEGIANCE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Marco Checchetto BEFORE THE EXCITING EVENTS OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER! Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN'S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran's one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight - but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy. Rated T
BATMANS GRAVE #1 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Warren Ellis (A) Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowland (CA) Bryan Hitch The World's Greatest Detective must try to inhabit the mind of a murder victim to solve a case-without filling the empty grave next to those of his parents. Can Batman imagine the life of a corpse with a half-eaten face without dying himself? Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, one of the most legendary creative partnerships of the modern age, reunite in this maxiseries about life, death and the questions most are too afraid to ask.
JOKER YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1 DC COMICS (W) John Carpenter, Anthony Burch (A/CA) Philip Tan, Marc Deering In the Year of the Villain, what's a Clown Prince of Crime to do when the world has started to accept doing bad as the only way to live? Out-bad everyone else, of course! The Joker is on a mission to get his mojo back and prove to the world that there is no greater villainy than the kind that leaves you laughing. This special one-shot is co-written by legendary film auteur John Carpenter (The Thing, Halloween) and Anthony Burch (the Borderlands video games), making for a Joker comic that's twisted in ways you never imagined!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1013 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Doug Mahnke Mr. Freeze is so close to reviving Nora but Batman can't let it happen. Mr. Freeze has never been more vicious or more deadly. There's nothing more dangerous than a desperate man with a cold gun and Gotham City is going to learn that firsthand!
EVENT LEVIATHAN #5 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev From the Eisner Award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it's the reveal of the biggest mystery of the summer. Who is Leviathan? And what is their true goal? You're going to find out here! Plus, Lois Lane had a whole other team working this story the entire time, and-oh man!-someone found something!
SUPERMAN #16 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) David Lafuente (CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis The Super Sons are back! But now Jon is five years older, and he's sitting on the biggest decision of his young life. Damian and Jon team up again for a rip-roaring adventure and a huge catch-up! These two best buds have really needed each other, and now they are back!
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE IMMORTAL HULK #1 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Kyle Hotz Before his untimely death, Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross was the Red Hulk and, for a time, bonded to the Venom symbiote alongside Alejandra Jones and Laura Kinney. Now, Ross' corpse has been unearthed, though why and by whom remain shrouded in mystery. With the gamma material in Ross' body possibly in nefarious hands, that's just what Bruce Banner intends to find out - one way or another! Rated T+
CONTAGION #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Roge Antonio & Various (CA) Juan Jose Ryp A NEW EVIL BEYOND UNDERSTANDING COMES TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! A seemingly unstoppable force has invaded the Marvel Universe, and it's going to take every hero the streets of New York has to stop it! A strange substance is taking over heroes and citizens alike, draining them of their life force, stealing their knowledge and abilities, and neither science nor magic can stop it! Where did it come from? Can anything destroy it? And who will fall to its awful, overwhelming power? Parental Advisory
HOUSE OF X #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz THE INEVITABLE FUTURE. The revolutionary tale of Mutantkind's rise comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR, SECRET WARS) and Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS) wrap the series that changes everything! Rated T+
SAVAGE AVENGERS #6 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Kim Jacinto (CA) David Finch • Conan & The Punisher attempt to walk out of the Savage Land hauling the caskets of Frank's family... through Antarctica. • Frank Castle never was much of a religious man...but now he's firmly "Crom-curious" • Watch out for the last page, it's a doozy. Parental Advisory
BATMAN #80 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) John RomitaJr, Klaus Janson (CA) Klaus Janson, John RomitaJr The bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, but with Batman back in Gotham they'll be reminded what justice feels like... and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. With Catwoman at his side, the Caped Crusader is looking to take down Bane's army and reclaim his city. But what happens when old allies like Gotham Girl also stand in his way? The legendary art team of John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson join BATMAN for two action-packed issues that will rock Gotham City to its foundation.
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #6 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II, Kevin Eastman Krang has steered his Ultra-technodrome into the skies above the new Earth he sought to conquer and rebuild in his own image. He thought the heroes of the worlds he'd conquered were down for the count, but now he faces two sets of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, two Batmen and a whole host of angry heroes looking to save their worlds once and for all. If Krang can't own the Multiverse, then he will destroy it!
DCEASED #5 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Joshua Middleton The world is dying at the hands of the infected, and the very survival of humanity is at stake. Facing extinction, Superman and the heroes will make a decision that will fundamentally alter Earth's present...and future!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #33 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Bruno Redondo (CA) Francis Manapul "The Justice Doom War" part four! Apex Lex Luthor is in ascendance, and he's taking out the remaining members of the Justice League in the present just as his Legion of Doom is beating down the time-traveling heroes in both the past and the future. Batman, Superman and the rest of our heroes may have just figured out how Kamandi's timeline works when terrible Hypertime quakes rattle their existence, threatening to strand them far from their own time. Meanwhile, the Flash, Green Lantern and the Justice Society take another leap through time, heading for...ancient Atlantis?
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #5 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON," Part 5! Out of the frying pan and into the fire! Starscream isn't the only ghostly Decepticon in the universe-or on Earth. Megatron has manifested, he's hungry for vengeance, and he's not particular about what he has to destroy to get it! Autobots, Decepticons, and the Boys in Gray, too! The 35th anniversary celebration of TRANSFORMERS and Ghostbusters ends here! * Celebrating 35 years of these two legendary pop-culture franchises-TRANSFORMERS and Ghostbusters! * The crossover three-and-half decades in the making!? * Featuring a brand-new Autobot-Ectotron-and other crossover surprises! * Written and illustrated by the long-time fan-favorite Ghostbusters creative team of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Luis Antonio Delgado! * Five action-packed interconnecting covers from series artist Dan Schoening! * Final Issue!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN! • Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy... • Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock. • There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT! Rated T
POWERS OF X #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
THANOS #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal • The grand finale of this cosmic epic! • Thanos has set into motion the chain of events between him and Gamora that will inspire loyalty, bloodshed and betrayal across the galaxy...but what does the Magus have to do with it? • And more importantly...are you ready to witness the beginning of Thanos' end? Parental Advisory
ACTION COMICS #1015 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) David Marquez Breakout Wonder Comics hero Naomi makes her Metropolis debut as the teen hero looks to Superman to help her navigate her unexpected new role as a hero in the DC Universe. Hoping to answer the remain questions about her origin, lineage and greater purpose on Earth, Naomi not only gets the attention of the Man of Steel but also Gotham City's Dark Knight Detective, as Batman takes an interest in her quick rise to prominence.
BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #3 (OF 8) DC COMICS (W/A/CA) Sean Murphy Batman salvages a groundbreaking clue from the wreckage of Wayne Manor and recruits Harley Quinn to confront The Joker for answers about the mystery of Gotham City's foundations! Their investigation takes a dire turn in the darkest corners of Arkham, and Gordon's life is in peril after a new commissioner is named.
DETECTIVE COMICS #1012 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza "Year of the Villain" kicks into overdrive! Victor Fries has only ever wanted one thing...to bring his wife Nora back to life in a healthy body. Now, with Lex Luthor's aid, Victor's wish will finally come true. But how will Nora adjust to the new world she has missed? And how will Batman try to tear Victor's dream away from him?
STAR TREK DISCOVERY AFTERMATH #2 (OF 3) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A) Tony Shasteen (CA) Angel Hernandez As Spock deals with the loss of his sister Michael Burnham, Captain Pike makes an offer to the Klingons. But will the enemies of Chancellor L'Rell ignite a new war instead? Don't miss this amazing new series that follows after the shocking conclusion of season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #1 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn't always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots-the Constructicons-emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron's history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in "Constructicons Rising," Part One! * Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski! * An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy! * A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form-Devastator! * The bold new era continues! * Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!