AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #26 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ryan Ottley Boomerang's influence is finally felt, and Spider-Man joins the Superior Foes! Wait, that's not possible, is it? IS IT?!?! Rated T
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe - in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be! Lushly illustrated text tells the complete story of the Marvel Universe, revealing previously unknown secrets and serving as the ultimate reference book for Marvel fans! Witness the greatest tale ever told - and be prepared for some shocking revelations! Rated T
HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind...one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more. Rated T+
MARVELS EPILOGUE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross (A/CA) Alex Ross An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross! A "Marvels" look at the "all-new, all-different" X-Men of the 1970s. In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel's world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Manhattan to see the Christmas lights, find themselves in the middle of a clash between the outsider heroes and the deadly Sentinels, giving them a close-up perspective on the mutant experience. Also featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this special story, and other bonus features. Rated T+
ACTION COMICS #1013 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Jamal Campbell Metropolis is in total lockdown, and while everyone is busy dealing with the impossible threat of Leviathan's complete takeover, a mysterious antihero called Thorn has decided to wreak havoc on the invisible empire! Witness the return of Rose and Thorn, the most dangerous woman in the DC Universe-and if you've never heard of her, it's only because she is that good. All this, plus a major EVENT LEVIATHAN revelation! But why wasn't it in the main series? Plus, the invisible mafia held a death grip on the Metropolis underworld...until Lex Luthor visits their criminal competition!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1008 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Bryan Hitch The Joker returns to Gotham City! The Joker is through working with the Legion of Doom, and he wants to get back to his roots: giving Batman absolute hell! The Clown Prince of Crime comes back with a bang-and he's not about to take prisoners! As if that weren't enough, Lex Luthor delivers the cure for Mr. Freeze's beloved wife, Nora, freeing her from cryo-stasis at last! But something else is very, very wrong with Nora...
WONDER WOMAN #75 CARD YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Xermanico (CA) Jenny Frison At last, after years of exile: Wonder Woman returns to Themyscira! But in the wake of Ares' escape from his prison, the island is no longer the paradise she remembers... and the Amazons are no longer a united people! Disaster has forced Hippolyta's warriors to choose a deadly new ally, and Wonder Woman is powerless to convince them to turn back to the light! Who among the Amazons could possibly change the course of history? Only one: Diana's long-lost aunt, Antiope! A major figure of the Wonder Woman mythos returns in this extra-sized anniversary issue! Plus, Lex Luthor visits fellow Legion of Doom member Cheetah. He comes bearing gifts: a mythical weapon, one rumored to be able to kill anything-even a god. Or, in Wonder Woman's case, a demi-god.
ALIENS RESCUE #3 (OF 4) DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Brian Wood (A) Kieran McKeown & Various (CA) Roberto De La Torre The Colonial Marines are the best at what they do, and what they do is kill bugs. Amanda Ripley takes her command deep into a nightmarish Heart of Darkness-a massive Alien lair.
AGE OF X-MAN OMEGA #1 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler (A) Simone Buonfantino (CA) Phil Noto THE AGE OF X-MAN CONCLUDES! As twilight falls on the Age of X-Man, the X-Men are forced to decide what they stand for. Rated T+
IMMORTAL HULK #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross As the smoke from last issue clears, General Fortean makes a fateful decision. There can be no more half measure. No weapon is off the table. Force must be met with equal force. This is a war without rules... and SHADOW BASE is going to win. Rated T+
UNCANNY X-MEN #22 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Whilce Portacio It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever. Rated T+
BATMAN #75 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel "City of Bane" begins! Bane's minions have moved into Gotham City, taken control and are ruling with an iron fist-including rounding up any villain who refuses to sign onto Bane's program-and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least not the Batman anyone knows. It's like someone has replaced the real Gotham City with a twisted funhouse-mirror version of it. Meanwhile, the real Bruce Wayne is on a spiritual quest to regain his fighting spirit after his showdown with his father in the desert. Can the people of Gotham hold on until their protector is strong enough to come to their rescue? Plus, what does Lex Luthor's scheming mean for Gotham City when Bane and the villains are already in control? This extra-sized anniversary issue kicks off a new multi-part storyline that ties together all the threads of the first 74 issues of Tom King's epic BATMAN run!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 YOTV THE OFFER DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Jim Cheung The Apex Predator rises! Justice-Doom War is coming! This is the culmination of the Legion of Doom's master plan, and they will take the Justice League to far-out places they may never return from...and do things the DC Universe may never recover from.
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #2 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON" Part 2! Okay. So. It seems as though there are giant robots who can disguise themselves as vehicles out there in the universe, and, as it happens, one of them as taken the place of Ecto-1. When the Ghostbusters discover this replacement, they naturally have a lot of questions-and this time, even the boys in gray might not believe the answers!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #25 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Ryan Ottley & Various (CA) Ryan Ottley Year two of Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley and Humberto Ramos' run on ASM begins here! In the giant-sized main story, Spider-Man and Mary Jane find themselves in an INCREDIBLY tough situation, thanks to Electro. Can Spidey save MJ? CAN MJ SAVE SPIDEY? What is Mysterio cooking, and what does it have to do with the bandaged villain who has been on the periphery since #1?! All this, plus a story by Dan Hipp (TEEN TITANS GO! Art Director), internet sensation Keaton Patti and MORE! Rated
AVENGERS #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A) Jason Masters (CA) Stefano Caselli The war is over, and Earth's Mightiest Heroes are looking to celebrate. That's right, there's a party at Avengers Mountain! But who invited the Squadron Supreme of America? Rated T+
WOLVERINE VS BLADE SPECIAL #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Dave Wilkins Two of the deadliest hunters ever to have stalked the night face off! Wolverine vs. Blade - 'nuff said! Parental Advisory
BATMAN UNIVERSE #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Nick Derington Available to comics shops for the first time! Following the theft of a priceless Fabergé egg, the Riddler leads the Dark Knight on a wild hunt after its true owner: Jinny Hex, descendant of Jonah Hex! Guest-starring Deathstroke, Green Arrow and dozens of Riddler look-alikes in stories by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Nick Derington, originally published in BATMAN GIANT #3 and #4!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1007 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Kyle Hotz "The Spectre: Dead on Arrival" finale! In all of Gotham City, there's only one life Batman would be willing to risk to save Jim Corrigan and the Spectre: his own!
EVENT LEVIATHAN #2 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev "The Detectives"! EVENT LEVIATHAN, the new miniseries by the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, continues! As the mystery of Leviathan continues to rock the very foundations of the DC Universe, the world's greatest detectives gather for the first time anywhere to solve the mystery before it's too late! Lois Lane leads Batman, Green Arrow, Plastic Man, Manhunter, the Question and a couple of genuine guest sleuths in the search for who Leviathan is and how their plans have already unfolded. This issue also guest-stars Red Hood, Batgirl and more!
AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #5 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Vita Ayala (A) German Peralta (CA) Patrick Zircher THE AGE OF X-MAN CONCLUDES! Tensions have finally boiled over - it's an all-out prison riot! Will Bishop be able to lead his fellow prisoners in tearing down the walls, or will they all end up buried beneath them? Rated T+
DEAD MAN LOGAN #9 (OF 12) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey RETURN OF THE BEAST! Before he left the Wastelands, Old Man Logan slayed the feral, cannibalistic animal once called Victor Creed, better known as Sabretooth. Their centuries-long rivalry ended the only way it could: with a corpse. But nothing tends to stay dead out here except the ones you love... Parental Advisory
UNCANNY X-MEN #21 MARVEL COMICS (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Whilce Portacio It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever. Rated T+
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #3 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II The origin of Batman...together with the origin of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? The stories are familiar, but through the prism of this altered reality, clearly not the same. An uneasy feeling sets in that everything is not what it seems. But the Laughing Man pays a visit to a familiar Turtles ally to make sure this world stays exactly as Krang has remade it
DCEASED #3 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Trevor Hairsine Heroes, villains and gods have fallen. Cities have collapsed. The virus threatens to reach below the waves and even to the island of Themyscira. The race to save planet Earth is on! The surviving members of the Justice League have learned the secret to the spread of the virus, but is it already too late to stop it?
SUPERMAN UP IN THE SKY #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Sandra Hope, Andy Kubert (CA) Andy Kubert Available to comics shops for the first time! Following a home invasion that ends in murder, Superman is put on the trail of a Metropolis mystery by Batman-but can even the Man of Steel discover the truth behind these tragic deaths, or their ties to the far-off world of Rann? These stories by Tom King with art by Andy Kubert guest-starring Green Lantern and other heroes were originally published in SUPERMAN GIANT #3 and #4.
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #6 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Marc Aspinall Nothing will ever be the same after the attack on Xander. But with the Mistress Drusilla and Spike closer to opening the Hellmouth, Buffy is out of time to save her friend-and everyone else in Sunnydale!
Pick(s) of the week- June 26, 2019:
AVENGERS #20MARVEL COMICS(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinnessWAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! The final battle for Midgard! Captain Marvel leads the War Avengers! Hulk battles Ulik! Blade takes on the Black Berserkers of Roxxon! Plus: Daredevil the God Without Fear has a cryptic message that will decide the future of the team.Rated T+
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #24 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley All leading up to Nick Spencer's Landmark 25th issue! • One issue away from #25 and the chickens are coming home to roost. • Who is the mysterious bandaged figure who seems to be in every shadow and what does he want with Spider-Man? • This issue won't answer ALL your questions, but it will answer some that will drop your jaw. Rated T
AVENGERS #20 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinness WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! The final battle for Midgard! Captain Marvel leads the War Avengers! Hulk battles Ulik! Blade takes on the Black Berserkers of Roxxon! Plus: Daredevil the God Without Fear has a cryptic message that will decide the future of the team. Rated T+
WOLVERINE EXIT WOUNDS #1 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Chris Claremont & Various (A) Salvador Larroca & Various (CA) Ryan Stegman WOLVERINE LEGENDS, Chris Claremont, Larry Hama & Sam Keith REUNITE! He goes by many names... Patch...Weapon X...Logan...but most just call him THE WOLVERINE. Join Marvel's greatest storytellers for three brand-new untold tales of the X-Men's deadliest member. Blood, broads, and blades... you asked for it, bub! Rated T
DETECTIVE COMICS #1006 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Kyle Hotz Detective Jim Corrigan has been shot on the streets of Gotham City-and the Spectre must reach out to Batman to help him find the secret assassin! RATED T
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #1 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A) Dan Schoening (CA) Nick Roche "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON" PART 1! After years of civil war, the Autobots fled Cyberton, leaving their home planet in the evil clutches of Megatron and his Decepticons. Years later and millions of miles away, the Autobots pick up a Cybertronian distress signal from a mysterious planet called Earth. The ghostly signal shouldn't exist, and it'll bring Optimus Prime and his team-including brand-new Autobot ECTOTRON-face-to-face with... the GHOSTBUSTERS!
Crossing the streams after 35 years! 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! The series will also include covers from superstar artists like Nick Roche, Alex Milne, Paulina Ganucheau, Priscilla Tramontano, and more!