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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 7
Marvel
Norman Osborn is back! But what does he have planned for Spider-Man?! One of the biggest Spidey status quo changes in years is here!

AVENGERS 59
Marvel
THE LEGEND OF RENO PHOENIX AND THE STARBRAND KID! The Avengers' journey through time brings them to the Old West, where they cross paths with a couple of History's Mightiest Heroes, whose six-guns are loaded with the greatest powers of the heavens. But is that enough to force a showdown with the forces of Mephisto? Or will the Avengers be lost in time forever?

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY 2 [AXE]
Marvel
...THE WICKED WILL BE PUT TO DEATH! As the world shakes, an unlikely group of heroes and less-than-heroes gather to find a peaceful solution. Sadly, the best laid plans of man, mutant and Eternal oft go awry...

PREDATOR 1
Marvel
HUNT. KILL. REPEAT. In the near future, a young girl sees her family slaughtered by the deadliest and most feared hunter in the universe: a PREDATOR. Years later, though her ship is barely holding together and food is running short, Theta won't stop stalking the spaceways until the Yautja monster who killed her family is dead…or she is. Ed Brisson (IRON FIST, GHOST RIDER) and Kev Walker (DR. STRANGE, DOCTOR APHRA) forge a violent, heartbreaking and unforgettable new chapter in the PREDATOR saga not to be missed!

PUNISHER 5
Marvel
Is the Punisher truly the Fist of the Beast and the predestined High Slayer of the Hand? Or is he nothing more than a prisoner of their lies? And if there's one thing Frank Castle has never been particularly good at being…it's a prisoner.

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 BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #18
DC comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Liam Sharp
A STRING OF NEW SAGAS BEGINS! Written by Tini Howard, Blake Howard, Brandon Thomas, Chris Burnham, Henry Barajas and Greg Hahn Art by Rosi Kampe, Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque, Chris Burnham and Sergio Acuna Tini Howard and Blake Howard pen an epic Batman story! Batman and the Outsiders have to save the Signal from burning out! A new mystery begins, starring Alfred Pennyworth before his passing, from all-star creator Chris Burnham! And in a story from Batman’s past, the Dark Knight must team up with Etrigan the Demon to stop the Reincarnators!

DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE GREEN LANTERN #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Nadia Shammas (A) Fernando Blanco, Jack Herbert (CA) Fernando Blanco
When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost…but the spirit of the Justice League can never truly die. John Stewart takes flight to defend his planet as the Emerald Knight of Justice alongside allies Red Hood and the blind prophet Kyle Rayner! Plus: Hawkgirl takes to the skies in her own unique world! Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of the DCU’s biggest event of 2022!

 DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #1 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Trevor Hairsine
What began as a battle for Earth has become a war for the galaxy as the epic final chapter in the massive DCeased franchise is here! The emergence of a reborn, undead Darkseid in DCeased: Dead Planet sets the stage for the most devastating conflict yet for Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman! As the Anti-Life Equation spreads into the cosmos, the survivors of Earth prepare for the coming apocalypse and realize their only hope could lie in the most powerful surviving hero from the first DCeased series... The bestselling creative team of Tom Taylor and Trevor Hairsine return for their third and final installment in War of the Undead Gods!

JURASSIC LEAGUE #4 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson, Juan Gedeon (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
The trinity of Batsaur, Wonderdon, and Supersaur welcomes a few new monstrous members in the form of Aquanyx, Flashraptor, and Green Torch! But can even a fully staffed Jurassic League stand a chance against Darkseid and his army of corrupted carnivores?

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KING SPAWN #13
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(W) Sean Lewis (A) Thomas Nachlik (CA) Don Aguillo
After the decision is made about the God-Throne, Spawn realizes there were things in play he didn't anticipate. Now he doesn't know who he can trust and who has him in their sights!

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EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 1
Marvel
THE END OF THE SPIDER-VERSE IS COMING! edge ('ej) noun - 1. outermost limit of an object - 2. the sharp side of a blade. The leading edge of the Spider-Verse brought you Spider-Gwen and Peni Parker. This final edge will introduce you to some of the most important characters in the future of the Spider-Verse…but it will also slice the final strand of the web. IN THIS ISSUE: SPIDER-MAN NOIR! ARAÑA'S NEW STATUS QUO! SPIDER-REX AND MORE!

IMMORTAL X-MEN 5 [AXE]
Marvel
THE BOOK OF EXODUS! Bennet du Paris was born in the 12th century. Exodus marched forth with a sword in his hand and a shield in his heart to protect what he believes. It's now the 21st century. What's changed? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. And the Eternals who dared attack Krakoa are going to discover what that means.

NEW FANTASTIC FOUR 3
Marvel
Chaos erupts in Sin City as Asmodeus' demonic influence spreads...and the New Fantastic Four are caught in the thick of it! With Ghost Rider M.I.A., it's up to Wolverine, Hulk and Spider-Man to face off against a demonically possessed Human Torch. But can they defeat him without killing him? Plus: A house call from Dr. Strange!

SPIDER-MAN 2099: EXODUS 5
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN FACES OFF WITH 2099's X-MEN! As SPIDER-MAN races to shut down the CABAL, they show up at the Garden's gate…but the Garden's occupied. At its epicenter is a mutant, somehow fallen from the stars, and the nomadic X-MEN fight to claim the Garden as their new home. Will SPIDER-MAN respect their claim? Or will he try to take the Garden for humans? And even if they can co-exist, what'll Spider-Man and the X-Men do about the CABAL SENTINELS breathing down their necks?

X-MEN RED 5 [AXE]
Marvel
EXCESS DEVIATION! No one who is not an Omega-level mutant has ever taken one of the nine seats of the Great Ring. Together, they are the greatest power Arakko has ever known - and it's nine against one. So, if the nine are losing…what does that say about the one? Judgment Day has come to the Red Planet - and it's Arakko's greatest test since X OF SWORDS!

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 BATMAN #126
 DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Belen Ortega (CA) Jorge Jimenez
Batman has battled all manner of criminals, monsters, and super-villains, but nothing could have prepared him for what’s coming with Failsafe, an unstoppable foe that can outfight and outthink the Dark Knight—but could a dark connection to Batman’s past be the answer? In the backup, Catwoman is piecing together the lineage of one of Gotham’s most notorious criminal families...and it’s not for the faint of heart!

BATMAN KILLING TIME #6 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
All hell breaks lose as a gang war in Gotham erupts over the mysterious artifact stolen by Catwoman and the Riddler! Blood will be shed, lives be lost, and a shocking ending will leave your head spinning!

DARK CRISIS #3 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere
THE BATTLE OF THE EMERALD ARMY HAS BEGUN! Hal Jordan has launched all-out war on Pariah and the Dark Army to avenge his fallen Justice League teammates—but how can one man stand in the way of the Great Darkness? Meanwhile back on Earth, Titans Tower has burned and Deathstroke’s army has continued its scorched-earth march across the planet. To stop Slade Wilson, the young heroes of the DCU might have no other choice than to turn to the brutal tactics of Black Adam…

DC VS VAMPIRES #8 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March
THE BATTLE FOR EARTH CONTINUES IN THIS BLOODTHIRSTY SERIES! The surviving heroes put their various plans in motion in their last attempt to save humanity! The Birds of Prey are out for blood and head back into the heart of the vampire kingdom: Gotham City! Supergirl must cross a vampire-infested ocean and Green Arrow’s mission is…just too horrifying to mention!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Tim Sheridan, Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
Thomas Wayne is quickly closing in on the Clockwork Killer, but his investigation might be impeded by young Dexter Dent and his own vigilante agenda: breaking his mother out of Arkham!

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SPAWN #332
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rory McConville (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Lenil Yu
Spawn is in need of answers and he will move Heaven and Earth to get them... literally.

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 6
Marvel
LANDMARK ISSUE #900! The nine-hundredth issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN comes out the month of Spider-Man's 60th Anniversary, and we are pulling out ALL THE STOPS! Someone from Spider-Man's past has captured the Sinister Six and used them to create the truly terrifying SINISTER ADAPTOID! This is one of the biggest adventures in Spider-History and you will not believe the ending!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 3
Marvel
ON TRIAL IN LATVERIA! Sam Wilson's hunt for the source of a vibranium smuggling ring lands him in hot water with the one and only DOCTOR DOOM! Can Captain America escape Latveria with his life? And what dangerous secret has the Falcon, Joaquín Torres, stumbled across in his own hometown?

GAMBIT 1
Marvel
All-NEW ADVENTURES OF THE LEGENDARY THIEF BY CO-CREATOR CHRIS CLAREMONT! You think you know all there is to know about Remy LeBeau, the Ragin' Cajun, the mutant known as GAMBIT - but legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont has an ace up his sleeve with this new series! Before he joined the X-MEN, Gambit encountered a mysterious girl named 'RO - the mutant STORM regressed to her child self by the nefarious NANNY - and the two went up against the forces of the SHADOW KING! Now, revealed for the first time, Gambit finds his path to becoming the heroic X-Man millions of fans call their favorite! Joined by rising star artist Sid Kotian, Chris weaves a story of action, intrigue and revenge that made Gambit the mutant he is and forged his relationship with Storm. You'll get a charge out of this one, mon ami!

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN 3
Marvel
THE BATTLE OF ABRION BRIDGE! While continuing to wait out a nasty sandstorm on Tatooine, Obi-Wan reflects on one of his most grueling experiences in the Clone Wars… It's a memory full of pain and bloodshed, and one that has lasting consequences. The battle also reminds Obi-Wan of an age-old question he has long wrestled with throughout his life: what is a Jedi's true purpose in war?

WOLVERINE: PATCH 4
Marvel
WAR ON MULTIPLE FRONTS - WITH PATCH IN THE MIDDLE! What started as simple recon in the jungles of Madripoor has erupted into all-out war! Now if PATCH and the mutants known as the KRASNYS are to survive against the forces of GENERAL COY, NICK FURY & S.H.I.E.L.D. and the mysterious NEMIKOVA, it's going to take a heavy dose of luck and adamantium rage! And - what secret does the powerful new mutant ALEF hold?

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ACTION COMICS #1045
 DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Riccardo Federici, David Lapham (CA) Lucio Parrillo
The Warworld Revolution escalates as Superman gains the upper hand, forcing Mongul to take desperate measures. Meanwhile, a fallen ally of Superman is resurrected…at a terrible cost. A new connection to Jack Kirby’s Fourth World is revealed as the Warworld Saga’s mind-blowing conclusion nears! Then, in A World Without Clark Kent—Lois Lane and John Henry Irons race against time to save Thao-La, testing the limits of the mysterious element Genesis!

BATMAN ONE DARK KNIGHT #3 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W/A/CA) Jock
From the sewers under Gotham to the roiling waters of the harbor, Batman’s march toward Blackgate Prison is nearing its end…but far from being a passive prisoner, E.M.P. has his own mission to fulfill—and there’s no way he’s letting the Dark Knight stop him from carrying it out!

BATMAN FORTRESS #3 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Gary Whitta (A/CA) Darick Robertson
Time is running out after a disastrous first encounter with the invading alien force, and Batman is forced to change his tactics and team up with the last person on Earth he could have expected. The mystery deepens around the absent Man of Steel, as the alien motives become more clear… Could there be secrets to his disappearance at the Fortress of Solitude?

DETECTIVE COMICS #1062
DC Comics
(W) Ram V., Simon Spurrier (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Dani (CA) Evan Cagle
GOTHAM NOCTURNE PART 1 OF 4: OVERTURE. It’s a new era for the detective of the night as we introduce award-winning new series writer Ram V (Catwoman, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr), and artist extraordinaire Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire, Superman/Batman)! Together, they’ll be turning Gotham into a tragic yet beautiful gothic opera for our eyes and ears to feast on. Something is terribly wrong with Batman. No matter the tests Bruce takes, nor the numbers he counts, the greatest detective in the world can’t pin down the source of this creeping dread—of his own inner demons and a looming mortality. Meanwhile, real demons roam the shadows as an ancient melody haunts the Gotham night. Here now the curtains rise and as the eerie tune streams in…who is human, who is demon, who is to tell? As Batman investigates the songs and the demons of Gotham, he is forced to confront the oldest question…whether there has been a demon within him all along…and if so, what does it want?…and why hasn’t it taken over yet?

SUPERMAN SPACE AGE #1 (OF 3)
 DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Mike Allred
Meet Clark Kent, a young reporter who just learned that the world will soon come to an end (Crisis on Infinite Earths) and there is nothing he can do to save it. Sounds like a job for his alter ego…Superman! After years of standing idle, the young man from Krypton defies the wishes of his fathers to come out to the world as the first superhero of the Space Age. As each decade passes and each new danger emerges, he wonders if this is the one that will kill him and everyone he loves. Superman realizes that even good intentions are not without their backlash as the world around him transforms into a place as determined to destroy itself as he is to save it. Uniting the critically acclaimed writer Mark Russell (One-Star Squadron, The Flintstones) and Eisner-winner Mike Allred (Silver Surfer, Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams) for the first time, this series promises fans an unforgettable journey through U.S. history and culture starring our beloved characters.

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SPAWN SCORCHED #8
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Puppeteer Lee
The Scorched team has taken a few knocks recently and someone on the team has had enough. Is this the end of the Scorched?

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ALIEN ANNUAL 1
Marvel
Years before Bloodlines, Weyland-Yutani security chief, Gabriel Cruz, was a company man. His devotion to WY came first, no matter what the cost. But when the company decides to conduct their first trial run experiment with a Xenomorph, will Cruz stand by and let innocent soldiers die?

AVENGERS 58
Marvel
THE AVENGERS' QUEST THROUGH TIME CONTINUES! Japan, the Edo Period. They say he walks by night, wielding a blade forged by hellfire. And where he wanders, the penance flows, like fountains of blood. He is the fabled Ghost Ronin, the Samurai of Vengeance. And alongside the Avengers, he will make his final stand against the lightning swords of the devil himself.

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY 1 GLEASON VARIANT [AXE]
Marvel
IN THE LAND OF THE RIGHTEOUS... The X-Men claim they're the planets' new gods. The Eternals know that position is already filled. The Avengers are about to realize exactly how many secrets their so-called friends have kept from them. Years of tension lead to a volcanic eruption as two worlds burn. Who has leaked the X-Men's secrets to their latest foes? Why is Tony Stark abducting an old friend? And who stands in judgment over the whole world? Judgment Day from Kieron Gillen and Valerio Schiti is the apocalyptic emotional event to define the summer.


MAESTRO: WORLD WAR M 5
Marvel
When you can live forever, what does it mean to live? In this shocking series finale, Maestro finds himself partnered with an old enemy against even older allies to determine once and for all the true ruler of Dystopia. But opportunism depends on knowing how your opponents think, and someone's failed to account for a few tricks…

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 25
The Dark Lord of the Sith relentlessly tracks a corrupt Imperial governor. But is Vader still driven by his quest for order - or has his encounters with shades from the past awoken new motivations? Meanwhile, few figures in the galaxy are more different than Sabé, handmaiden of Padmé Amidala, and Ochi of Bestoon, assassin of the Sith. So when they're forced to work together in Vader's ambit and the knives inevitably come out, who's still standing at the end? And what will that lonely soul have to say when Vader returns?

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BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #5
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
THE FIRST ARC OF WORLD'S FINEST CONCLUDES WITH A SHOCKING FORESHADOWING OF DCU EVENTS TO COME! The sinister machinations of the devil Nezha have run ragged the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight ever since he made his first terrifying debut in Detective Comics #1050…but what secrets does this villain hold for the future of the DCU? Clues abound for the next big DCU series in this climactic final chapter to the first arc of World’s Finest!

BATMAN THE KNIGHT #7 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Magic is in the air as Bruce Wayne travels to New York City to study under the legendary John Zatara and his daughter, Zatanna. But there’s dark magic loose in the Big Apple, and Bruce’s path toward becoming Batman must cross it. Will a man who is training his body and mind to combat crime be ready for a spiritual threat?

DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #2 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Laura Braga (CA) Max Dunbar
TALE OF TWO WONDER GIRLS! Impulse, Superboy, and Tim Drake were just saved by Cassie Sandsmark, Wonder Girl in the strange fantasy word they’re trapped in. And she’s here to help them navigate their retro surroundings. But…Cassie Sandsmark is back on our Earth searching for her friends alongside Red Tornado and the superhero formerly known as Arrowette. Which Cassie is lying and who’s about to get burned?!

DC VS VAMPIRES ALL-OUT WAR #1 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Alan Quah
One of the last secret, underground human cities is facing total annihilation and its leader—John Constantine—must plan a suicide mission to assassinate a key lieutenant in the vampire empire! Against unreal odds and with an unlikely team including Booster Gold, Deathstroke, and Mary Marvel, does the Hellblazer have one more trick up his sleeve? A gritty, violent, monochromatic companion series to DC vs. Vampires, this series will feature a brutal story with a cadre of talented creators delivering 32 pages of original content!

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GUNSLINGER SPAWN #10
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Kevin Keane
Everyone always assumed Gunslinger was one of the weakest of the Hellspawns. Now he is able to show them just how wrong they are!

Transformers: Last Bot Standing #3
IDW Publishing
The Last Bot Standing has finally come face-to-face with the Visitors. Neither can believe the other still exists. But the Visitors are gracious, in their way. They want to help the last Cybertronian…but he knows what the Visitors are, he knows what they do, he knows what they bring, and he’s not going down without a fight!

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A.X.E.: EVE OF JUDGMENT 1 [AXE]
Marvel
FIRST SHOT FIRED - JUDGMENT IS COMING! The Eternals know that the mutants have conquered death. But what are they going to do about it? The oldest immortals on Earth eye up the newest, and the doomsday clock starts to tick toward Judgment Day.

DAREDEVIL 1
Marvel
AN ALL-NEW ERA OF DAREDEVIL STARTS HERE! After the shocking events of DEVIL'S REIGN, what is left of DAREDEVIL? Who lived, who died, and who is left to pick up the pieces? CHIP ZDARSKY and his superstar collaborator MARCO CHECCHETTO turn their gaze to a future full of peril and pain, in this - the explosive beginning of an all new era for Hell's Kitchen's guardian devil, and the most important DAREDEVIL issue of the year.

IMMORTAL X-MEN 4
Marvel
A GALA PERFORMANCE! Emma Frost will do anything to protect the children, including the metaphorical child that is the Hellfire Gala. Last year's was a fantastic success. She would not like it if someone ruined the second. She would not like it at all. But don't worry, I'm sure it'll go fine.

PUNISHER 4
Marvel
Frank Castle is determined to use the ninja warriors of the Hand to end his war once and for all. But the world's newest and deadliest dealers in wildly powerful arms, the Apostles of War, are proving to be the Punisher's toughest foes yet. And that's not to mention the assassins Lady Bullseye and Lord Deathstrike who've been hired to expose the Punisher as a pretender to the throne of the Beast.

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN 1
Marvel
The saga of the Mandalorian comes to comics for the first time! An eight-issue adaptation of the Disney+ series’ first season, THE MANDALORIAN will give fans a chance to relive the events and characters of Season 1 with incredible art by Georges Jeanty! When the Mandalorian bounty hunter Din Djarin tracks a target for a well-paying, mysterious client, his mission is completely changed upon his first encounter with the Child! Experience this iconic STAR WARS moment and more in a thrilling new way!

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BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #17
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Jim Cheung, Jay David Ramos
A blockbuster issue! Written by Ryan Cady, Joey Esposito, Alex Paknadel and Dan Watters Art by Gleb Melnikov, Serg Acuna, Amancay Nahuelpan and Riley Rossmo Batman teams up with the Flash, Aquaman, and Black Adam in three spectacular stories in this special issue of Batman: Urban Legends, celebrating the Dark Knight's monumental year on the silver screen! Also features a Bat-villain-centric bonus story. Brought to you by four stellar creative teams. Perfect for old fans and new readers alike!

DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE SUPERMAN #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown (A) Chris Burnham, Fico Ossio (CA) Chris Burnham
When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost…with the Man of Steel suffering the same fate as that of his comrades, join us for a look at a world of dreams he would never have thought possible while alive. Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of DCU’s biggest event of 2022!

 WONDER WOMAN EVOLUTION #8 (OF 8)
DC Comics
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto (CA) Mike Hawthorne
The finale of Wonder Woman: Evolution arrives as Diana faces off against a new and insidious DCU villain whose plan could rewrite all of humankind! The trial for humanity’s future comes to an end, but the battle for Earth’s survival rages. Will Wonder Woman make the ultimate sacrifice? Stephanie Phillips and Mike Hawthorne create a startling conclusion that will change Wonder Woman forever.

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KING SPAWN #12
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(W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Philip Tan
This is it. The final confrontation between Spawn and Black Azrael. Will Spawn take the crown or doom the world instead?

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 5
Marvel
The end of the first arc of this historic new volume is here, and you won't believe what we're putting the Web-Slinger through! Spider-Man and Tombstone have their most brutal battle ever, but I fear the worst damage to Peter isn't going to be physical. Also, did you notice that this was ASM LGY #899?! That means next issue is…

AVENGERS FOREVER 7
Marvel
ESCAPE FROM THE PRISON OF STEVES! Steve Rogers is a mild-mannered ninety-pound guy from New York, who wakes up one morning in a prison cell, no idea how he got there. Even weirder is that the guy in the cell next to him…is also named Steve Rogers. Why is there a secret prison filled with misfit Steves, none of whom have ever heard of a Super-Soldier Serum? And what sort of dark and mysterious version of themselves will they have to unleash in order to escape?

CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 2
Marvel
FIND THE KEY. CRACK THE CODE. Steve Rogers follows a trail of coded breadcrumbs to Germany, where an elusive organization is making bold and deadly moves, while Bucky Barnes' own investigation leads him to the high rollers tables in Madripoor. Thousands of miles apart with no backup, will Steve and Bucky find what they're looking for, or are they both in over their heads?

SABRETOOTH 5
Marvel
ALL THINGS MUST END… …but how? Sabretooth has changed Krakoa but has Krakoa changed him? No one gets away clean in this story. And maybe there are fates even worse than the Pit.

STAR WARS: THE HALCYON LEGACY 4
Marvel
LANDO AND HONDO ARE ON A COLLISION COURSE ABOARD THE HALCYON! A priceless jewel has attracted the attention of both LANDO and HONDO. But who is the mysterious figure who threatens both of their heists? And years in the future, CRIMSON JACK makes his move to capture the HALCYON...or destroy it

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BATMAN #125
 DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Belen Ortega (CA) Jorge Jimenez
Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky joins legendary artist Jorge Jimenez to define a new era in Batman! Bruce Wayne is at a turning point, haunted by dreams of a dark future, while Gotham City billionaires are being gruesomely murdered. With the discovery of an archenemy’s involvement and a tragedy unfolding, the Dark Knight’s nightmares are just beginning. Failsafe starts here. And in the backup, there’s chaos in Gotham as the underworld fights over one of its crown jewels...and Selina Kyle is caught in the middle. Can she stop the bloodshed and maybe even make a little money in the process?

BATMAN KILLING TIME #5 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
The heist of the century has gone so far sideways that an all-out and very bloody gang war is imminent, with Batman, Riddler, and Catwoman caught in the crossfire. What is the mysterious object that so many are willing to murder so many for, and how does it connect to Bruce Wayne? As we reach the climax of this thrilling series, the clock strikes its deadly hour—the time for killing is here!

DARK CRISIS #2 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere
THE HOUSE OF NIGHTWING BURNS! As the good people of the world mourn the loss of the Justice League, the forces of evil have seized the opportunity to wreak havoc in a world without its heroes! Leading the charge is a super-powered Slade Wilson…but this time there’s something dark fueling his rage. With a massive army laying siege to Titans Tower, only Nightwing will have what it takes to stand in the way of Deathstroke’s forces—but is this a fight Dick Grayson can win? Look, up in the sky—reinforcements are on the way! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…uh-oh...it’s Cyborg Superman. The world burns as Pariah and the Great Darkness make their play for planet Earth in this jaw-dropping second issue!

DC VS VAMPIRES #7 (OF 12)
 DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Guillem March
The nightmarish second arc begins! The Earth is now cloaked in darkness as the victorious vampire empire has taken full control. Pockets of humanity can still be found, and they struggle to live but hope fades with every darker day. The leaders of the last surviving resistance force—Green Arrow, Batgirl, and Supergirl—hatch a desperate plan to save the world…or die trying!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #3 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Tim Sheridan, Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
The DC event of 2022 continues! Thomas Wayne’s investigation into the Clockwork Killer goes sideways when he is confronted by a deadly alien invader the world knows as...Project: Superman? But what’s happened to the Kryptonian and Krypton in the World of Flashpoint? Will Thomas Wayne do what he has to in order to stop Superman—or has he changed? And what are those strange earthquakes now erupting across reality?

JOKER #15 (OF 15)
 DC Comics
(W) James Tynion IV (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
The Clown Prince of Crime had one more trick up his sleeve—a thrilling, surprise final issue! How did Gordon escape Texas? What happened to Bane and Vengeance? Did The Joker get the last laugh? Find out!

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SPAWN #331
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Rory McConville (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Bjorn Barends
Elements of Spawn's dark past continue to arise. Some in the form of friends-others in the form of long-forgotten foes...

                          Shipping June 29, 2022:

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SABRETOOTH 4
Marvel
CALL IN THE CAVALRY! Even the best-laid plans fail. But above ground there are other mutants who've learned what's happening in the Pit and they aren't too pleased with the injustice of their fate. If Sabretooth and the others couldn't break out of the Pit, maybe someone will just have to break in.

SPIDER-MAN 2099: EXODUS 3
Marvel
FEATURING THE NEW AVENGERS OF 2099! 2099's MASTERS OF EVIL once killed the AVENGERS as a statement of their might. Now they return from the stars to reap the Celestial Garden's wealth. But one Avenger survived: MOON KNIGHT, who has gathered a new team of heroes! Can SPIDER-MAN and these NEW AVENGERS repel the Masters of Evil and save 2099's new Eden?

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN 2
Marvel
"DARK SIDE OF THE MOON" Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan answer the distress call of an outpost on the edge of the galaxy. What's the secret behind the devastation wrought upon the terrifying moon base? Will whatever plunged it into darkness pull a Padawan off his enlightened path?

WOLVERINE: PATCH 3
Marvel
THE BATTLE HEATS UP IN THE JUNGLES OF MADRIPOOR! PATCH is caught between the KRASNYS, GENERAL COY'S forces, Russian paramilitary forces and S.H.I.E.L.D.! But only one is the Best There Is At What He Does…and what he does isn't very nice! Good thing warfare ain't a nice business… Featuring - a totally surreal visit from JEAN GREY!

X-MEN RED 4
Marvel
THE MARTIAN WAY OF DEATH! Recent revelations threaten to profoundly alter the Destiny of X - and Arakko isn't immune from the fallout! With the clock ticking down to interstellar war, STORM faces a Galactic Illuminati… MAGNETO attends a meeting of his own that might decide both their fates…and ROBERTO DA COSTA ponders a recent return from the grave alongside the strangest guest star of all!

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ACTION COMICS #1044
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, David Lapham (A) Riccardo Federici, David Lapham (CA) Lucio Parrillo
The Warworld Revolution is here! With the Genesis Stone feeding Kal-El a portion of his long-dormant powers, the quest to overthrow Mongul’s tyrannical rule is well under way...but can Superman convince the war-torn combatants of this hellish nightmare planet that kindness can best cruelty? All this, plus Midnighter stabs some fools who had it coming! Then, in A World Without Clark Kent, Lois, Jon, and John Henry Irons (a.k.a. Steel) convene to unlock the secrets of the mysterious Genesis tech...and Thao-La awakens...

BATMAN CATWOMAN #12 (OF 12)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann
Wedding bells are finally ringing for Batman and Catwoman! As our story concludes, the lovers prepare to take the next steps in their lives together by trading everlasting vows. The Bat/Cat wedding is here, and knowing Bruce and Selina, it’ll be anything but conventional. You won’t want to miss this final chapter of Tom King’s Batman epic!

BATMAN FORTRESS #2 (OF 8)
 DC Comics
(W) Gary Whitta (A/CA) Darick Robertson
Batman and the Justice League are working desperately to save innocent lives after the arrival of a mysterious alien ship that has destabilized the entire planet. After all attempts to communicate with the unknown invaders fail, they’re left with no alternative but to fight! But can even the combined might of the Justice League and all the world’s militaries repel such an overwhelmingly superior force?

DC VS VAMPIRES KILLERS #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Mike Bowden (CA) Hicham Habchi
In the shadow of the new Vampire World Order, Harley Quinn rules the human underworld in this age of darkness. She has survived by only looking out for herself...but she might have just found the key to saving the world.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1061
 DC Comics
(W) Mariko Tamaki, Nadia Shammas, Sina Grace (A) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, David Lapham (CA) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki
Mommy’s home! With Talia al Ghul back in town, anything can happen...and the mother of Robin is here to lay down the law. Meanwhile, the Riddler’s scheme to turn Batman’s sacred city into a twisted riddle of life and death has at last been revealed...and Edward’s going to use whatever and whoever he can to turn Batman’s life upside down. Then, in the finale of Gotham Girl, Interrupted, Claire Clover unravels the mystery behind the Gotham Girl website...so why doesn’t she believe what she finds in the process? It’s betrayal, healing, and punches galore!

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SPAWN SCORCHED #7
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Don Aguillo
Jessica Priest has been through the wringer in her life. Now, she has a purpose, something to believe in, people she can trust...or is it all a lie?

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                               Shipping June 22, 2022:

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 4
Marvel
After what just happened with Tombstone, Spider-Man still has to fight a whole well-armed gang to save dozens of innocent New Yorkers. With his spider-powers, he can probably take ten or fifteen of them, right? What if there's thirty of them? ASM #900 is almost here!

IMMORTAL X-MEN 3
Marvel
THE DESTINY OF X! Over one hundred years ago, Irene Adler wrote twelve books. A sequel is long overdue.

MAESTRO: WORLD WAR M 4
Marvel
A gigantic enemy has Maestro running for cover as he scrambles for a way to win this fight. But as the changing tides sow discord amongst his enemies, the answer may be right in front of him - as long as no one interferes… It's all leading to next month's epic finale!

NEW FANTASTIC FOUR 1
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN! GHOST RIDER! WOLVERINE! HULK! When these unlikely heroes first banded together to become the NEW FANTASTIC FOUR, they made Marvel history. Now this fan-favorite team returns in an all-new adventure written by Peter David! Set shortly after the events of the group's first appearance, brace yourself for a wild ride and guest stars aplenty - including the original FF. Plus, a series of mystery villains that you'll never see coming!

PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL: BLITZ 1
Marvel
THE TRICK IS TO INVENT A WAR WORTH FIGHTING.Finn Fratz knows that if you want people to hate each other, a Banner cannon in the right pair of hands goes a long way. The aging war profiteer earned his spot on the Punisher's kill list well before he adopted the moniker Hate-Monger, but he has proven an elusive man. Now, with the Hand at his disposal, Frank Castle is ready to smoke him out. But not only has Hate-Monger gone to ground, he's fighting back. Good for him. It's not going to change anything but the death toll. Torunn Grønbekk and Lan Medina join forces to bring you the first of three thrilling tales from between the pages of PUNISHER, exploring Frank's new modus operandi through some of his deadliest missions yet…

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BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #4
 DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
As Robin and Supergirl race to retrieve the secrets of the Devil Nezha from ancient China, Batman and Superman get more than they bargained for in the present! To save humanity from the fires of the demon, the World’s Finest must go toe-to-toe with the protector of Sector 2814...Hal Jordan.

BATMAN THE KNIGHT #6 (OF 10)
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
Bruce Wayne’s difficult journey to become Batman continues as he travels to Northern Canada seeking a mastery of weapons and marksmanship from a legendary hunter. Bruce’s companion, however, will reveal a lethal secret that could jeopardize the entire mission...

BLACK ADAM #1
DC Comics
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Rafa Sandoval (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
There is no forgiveness for Black Adam. This is the reality Teth-Adam, immortal man of indomitable will, must face when he discovers he has been infected with an incurable plague destroying his immortality. Haunted by the specter of centuries of dark deeds, Black Adam transfers his powers to a worthy successor who will redeem Adam’s legacy and defend their ancestral homeland of Kahndaq, only to subsequently become mystically handcuffed to him when Adam’s plague is arrested, giving birth to perhaps the most volatile and dysfunctional super-team in DC history! Powered by stunning art by Rafa Sandoval (Justice League) and breathtaking painted covers by Irvin Rodriguez (Detective Comics), writer Christopher Priest (Deathstroke, Justice League) brings his trademark wit and skill for character deconstruction to an entirely fresh examination of the man you love to hate! Get ready to ride the lightning!

DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #1 (OF 6)
 DC Comics
(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Laura Braga (CA) Max Dunbar
Crises have always had devastating impacts on the generation of heroes that make up Young Justice, and Dark Crisis will hit them even harder. Tim Drake, Impulse, and Superboy go missing during the Justice League’s funeral. The only person concerned enough to find them? Cassie Sandsmark, a.k.a Wonder Girl. But...the three boys of Young Justice aren’t on this Earth anymore...they’re on the world of their dreams, one they may never want to leave!

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GUNSLINGER SPAWN #9
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Tonton Revolver
Gunslinger is on the hunt for someone from his past. A person dear to his heart-but also a person who wants him DEAD!

Transformers: Beast Wars #17
IDW Publishing
FINALE! How will Optimus and Megatron defeat their strongest foe to date? The Vok. Will their rivalry get in the way or will they put everything aside to save them and their fellow Cybertronians!

                             Shipping June 15, 2022:

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY 1
Marvel
"The shield isn't what you think. It's not your symbol. It's theirs." The shield is one of the most iconic images in the world. It stands for hope, justice and the protection of the innocent. It also holds a secret, undiscovered until now, that will change the way Steve Rogers views the 20th century…and how he chooses to fight in the 21st. Nothing is what it appears in this game-changing Captain America run by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (KANG THE CONQUEROR) and Stormbreaker Carmen Carnero (MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN, CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR).

SAVAGE SPIDER-MAN 4
Marvel
The Immaculatum have turned Peter into a monster and unleashed him upon society. This Savage Spider-Man has done horrific things and the man inside may be lost forever. Even if he isn't, will he be able to face himself after all he's done?

SPIDER-MAN 2099: EXODUS 2
Marvel
WITNESS LOKI 2099! THE PRINCE OF LIES - last survivor of Asgard's Ragnarok, sponsored by ALCHEMAX's Aesir program - is now THE PRINCE OF OUTCASTS. While THE CABAL preys upon society's dregs, LOKI schemes to resurrect Asgard on his own terms. But when Loki's involved, can mischief be far behind? What's the secret of Loki's last trick, and how does it affect the future of Asgard and Midgard alike?

WOLVERINE 22
Marvel
WHO CAN YOU TRUST? WOLVERINE is trapped in an adamantium prison, and it's probably DEADPOOL's fault. But the betrayal of MAVERICK stings worst of all! Just what is so valuable in that briefcase that it pits mutant against mutant...against C.I.A.?

X-MEN RED 3
Marvel
POWER GRAB! TARN THE UNCARING waged war and torture on Arakko for centuries. He's the most hated being on Mars…and he sits on their ruling council. ABIGAIL BRAND has a plan to remedy that - and reap the rewards. So does ROBERTO DA COSTA. But only one of them can win…and Tarn's going to make at least one mutant pay the price for it!

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BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #16
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Karl Mostert, Trish Mulvihill
Written By Vita Ayala, Mark Russell, Che Grayson, and Josh Trujillo Art By Nikola Cizmesija, Karl Mostert, Serg Acuna, and Rosi Kampe Batman and Zatanna stand up against the curse they’ve been facing throughout their whole relationship! Ace and his Super-Pet compatriots make their last stand. Will the new Birds of Prey crumble because of their lack of trust in each other? And we go back in time for a Batman and Alfred team-up story where Alfred’s taking the lead on the action!

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KING SPAWN #11
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Francesco Mattina
Spawn finally comes to understand who has been working against him, and now he's on the hunt for the Court of Priests!

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                          Shipping June 8, 2022:

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 3
Marvel
I know that this is just #3, but did you notice that it's LGY #897? That means something big is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! There are things you don't know about Tombstone. Neither you, nor Spider-Man, will ever forget them.

FORTNITE X MARVEL: ZERO WAR 1
Marvel
THE MARVEL UNIVERSE COLLIDES WITH FORTNITE! The inhabitants on the Island are locked in what seems like a never-ending war, and only one thing has the potential to turn the tide - a crystallized fragment of the Zero Point that was cast into the Marvel Universe. Spider-Man and Wolverine team up with several Fornite fighters and new recruit Shuri to hunt down the elusive Zero Shard. Will these allies be able to find it in time and avert catastrophe? And can the heroes of the Marvel and Fortnite realities hold off the Imagined Order long enough to give them a fighting chance? Epic Games' Chief Creative Officer, Donald Mustard, teams up with veteran Marvel writer Christos Gage (SPIDER-GEDDON, AVENGERS ACADEMY) and artist Sergio Dávila (CAPTAIN MARVEL) for a five-part crossover event with enormous ramifications for both universes! Each first print issue contains a redeemable code to unlock a bonus digital cosmetic in Fortnite! See issue for details.

JANE FOSTER THE MIGHTY THOR 1
Marvel
When Mjolnir comes crashing through Jane Foster's apartment window, she fears the worst has happened to Thor. As Asgard's greatest enemies - including Hela, Ulik the Troll and Enchantress - mount an assault on the Golden Realm, Jane must find Thor and save Asgard - even if that means she must once again risk her life to become Thor herself!

STAR WARS 24
Marvel
"THE FINAL HUNT!" COMMANDER ELLIAN ZAHRA, former protégé of GRAND MOFF WILHUFF TARKIN, has used brilliant tactics and savage brutality to nearly eradicate the Rebel fleet. Now she and her final target, GENERAL LEIA ORGANA, will hunt each other across a wild planet...to the bitter end.


THOR 26
Marvel
"BANNER OF WAR" PART 4 Thor and Hulk's epic rivalry continues in the fourth installment of the characters' 60th Anniversary crossover celebration! Thanks to Odin, Thor now realizes the gravity of Banner's situation - and its connection to that mysterious, violent incident in El Paso. But when Iron Man's interference causes more harm than good, our two rivals face shocking changes that change the stakes of the battle…for good.

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BATMAN #124
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson, G. Willow Wilson (A) Howard Porter, Dani (CA) Jorge Molina
In the aftermath of the Shadow War, Batman has returned to Gotham! But when he hears word of strange developments in Badhnisia, he’s forced to question…has Abyss returned? Or has a new hero been born in the dark? And in the backup, Poison Ivy uncovers the troubling ramifications of the Gardener and Harley Quinn’s actions during Fear State in this prologue to Poison Ivy drawn by Dani and written by Poison Ivy series writer G. Willow Wilson.

BATMAN KILLING TIME #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Marquez
The bodies are beginning to pile up as the hunt for Catwoman and the Riddler intensifies...and they finally meet face to face with their shocking buyer! Batman and the mysterious Help join forces in what will go down as one of the more memorable team-ups!

DARK CRISIS #1 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere
Crisis on Infinite Earths. Infinite Crisis. Final Crisis. And now...Dark Crisis! The epic event years in the making is finally here! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the rest of the Justice League are dead. The remaining heroes are left to protect the world from an onslaught of violent attacks by DC’s greatest villains! Can the legacy heroes step out of the shadows of the classic heroes to form a new Justice League? And will that be enough to stop a darkness greater than anything they’ve ever faced from destroying everything? Don’t miss out on the first issue of the blockbuster event of the summer!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #7 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Nathan Gooden (CA) Dan Mora
With three kingdoms on the brink of war, Batman is in hiding, recovering from an attack and a shocking betrayal. But Batman finds he’s not the only unfortunate soul to be taken in by his surprise rescuers—strange, magical youngsters have been given sanctuary alongside the bastard prince, Bruce Wayne. Will these teen outcasts change everything Batman believes in? Or will they perish at the hands of a demon?

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #2 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns, Tim Sheridan, Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico (CA) Mitch Gerads
The DC event of 2022 continues!  As Thomas Wayne investigates the continuing mystery of the Clockwork Killer, another mystery erupts when a strange inmate within Arkham claims that Bruce Wayne is the only Batman that should exist. And Thomas’s world is again turned upside down when a new, twisted version of an iconic Batman villain is born.

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                              Shipping June 1, 2022:

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ALIEN 12
Marvel
THE END OF PARADISE! Jane and her people have been imprisoned with a group of facehuggers! Jane has one last chance to escape, but will her disease be her doom?

AVENGERS FOREVER 6
Marvel
INTRODUCING THE INVINCIBLE VIBRANIUM MAN! On an alternate Earth where Wakanda has been crushed from existence and where the Black Panther is a forgotten legend, one man known as T'Challa will forge a new legacy for himself and perhaps even hope for a planet caught in the grips of the god-slaughtering King Killmonger.

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 23
Marvel
"THE SHADOW'S SHADOW'S SHADOW" An epic new story begins as DARTH VADER embarks upon a new mission in partnership with a sworn enemy - but who's leading whom to doom? And what happens when the QUEEN'S SHADOW learns the deepest secret of the Dark Lord of the Sith? Plus: the shocking return of a face from Vader's most distant past!

STRANGE 3
Someone is preying on the misery and suffering of New York's citizens. Clea Strange is all too familiar with the demons and monsters that stalk humans. But what happens when it's the humans who are hunting the monsters?

X-MEN '92: HOUSE OF XCII 2
Marvel
DAWN OF XCII! With the nation of Krakoa established, mutantkind is ready to defend their new nation from threats of all kinds…but the X-Men have no idea about the mutant whose secret power of resurrection lies behind the entire thing! It's the entire Krakoan age thirty years early, with everyone's favorite '90s X-Men team at the center of it all!

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ACTION COMICS 2022 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Si Spurrier (A) Dale Eaglesham, Ian Churchill (CA) Francesco Francavilla
As the Warworld Saga reaches a breaking point, battle lines are drawn between the two towering forces at odds: Mongul and Superman. In this special 2022 annual we’ll explore how our combatants have evolved over the years to represent the beacons of hope and tyranny that they respectively embody...and witness the first chilling chapter of their ultimate final battle!

BATMAN 2022 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Ed Brisson (A) John Timms (CA) Mikel Janin
Following the events of the Abyss story arc, Batman has now tasked Ghost-Maker to finance and lead Batman Inc.! First order of business for the new management? Clean up a huge mess Luthor created in Chechnya...but is this new group ready to face fearsome new threat the Gray Wolf? And prepare yourself for the evolution of Clownhunter!

JUSTICE LEAGUE ROAD TO DARK CRISIS #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Daniel Sampere
Written by Joshua Williamson, Jeremy Adams, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown, Stephanie Phillips and Phillip Kennedy Johnson Art by Clayton Henry, Fico Ossio, Emanuela Lupacchino, Leila Del Duca and more The Justice League has tragically fallen in battle, and now we see the aftermath. How does the world react to the Justice League being gone? Which heroes rise up...and which villains try to take advantage? And what dark forces are lying in wait to attack? An all-star roster of DC talent showcases a world without a Justice League and sets the stage for next month’s Dark Crisis event!

SHADOW WAR OMEGA #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Jonboy Meyers
THE SHADOW WAR’S EPIC CONCLUSION! The shocking finale of the Shadow War! Lives have been lost. Heroes and villains have fallen in battle. And now the real mastermind behind the Shadow War has been revealed. But they are far from done! Batman and Robin are all that’s left to put a stop to their real plans. Can the father-and-son duo work together to save the day? Events in this issue lead directly into DC’s next big summer event!

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SPAWN SCORCHED #6
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Lewis (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Bjorn Barends
There's a reason that only one Hellspawn is supposed to exist at a time: they're not meant to work alongside one another. Putting too many together is a recipe for disaster...as She-Spawn soon learns.

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