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EXTREME VENOMVERSE 2 Marvel More VENOMOUS symbiotes enter the fray! The summer of symbiotes continues to weave its tendrils through the Marvel multiverse as even more never-before-seen Venoms bear their fangs for the very first time! VENOM scribe Al Ewing and artist Vincenzo Carratù (MARY JANE & BLACK CAT) unite to tell a purrfect tale about your favorite cat burglar and a certain heist she may have pulled on Marvel's First Family! Revisit MARVEL: 1602, with Clay McLeod Chapman and Paul Davidson, as they introduce the creepiest Venom EVER! David Pepose and Ken Lashley introduce you to what we're calling the L.M.V.: LIFE-MODEL VENOM! Cyborg Spider-Man, eat your heart out!
FURY 1 Marvel WHO IS S.C.O.R.P.I.O.? A glamorous rogue agent with a deadly secret lures NICK FURY into the action-thriller of a lifetime...HIS FATHER'S! Following the trail opens NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN FURY FILES from the Howlin' '40s...the Swingin' '60s...and today! But it takes more than ONE Nick Fury to unlock a mystery decades in the making - and to answer the question...WHO IS S.C.O.R.P.I.O.?
SPIDER-MAN 2099: DARK GENESIS 4 Marvel CAUGHT IN THE TENDRILS OF CARNAGE! The heroes of 2099 are fighting a losing battle...but can DAREDEVIL 2099 help turn the tide?
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER - BLACK, WHITE & RED 2 Marvel JASON AARON CONTINUES HIS RETURN TO THE GREATEST VILLAIN IN THE GALAXY! Along with artist LEONARD KIRK, these two titans of comics tell a tale of horror and intrigue! PLUS, David Pepose makes his STAR WARS debut!
THOR 34 Marvel THOR, DOCTOR DOOM, and…THANOS?! While Thor races Doctor Doom through time before Doom can tear reality itself asunder in his latest grab for power, they find Thanos at the heart of it all, finally revealing the power struggle that brought Thor's grandfather, Bor, and Thanos to all-out war - the ultimate weapon, hidden away for millennia. But Doom will stop at nothing to control it!
ACTION COMICS #1055 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Sebastian Fiumara Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, and Dorado Quick Art by Rafa Sandoval, Lee Weeks, and Yasmin Flores Montanez Superman's true enemy has been revealed: the Cyborg Superman, Hank Henshaw! Everything the Super-Family has built stands on a knife's edge, and Superman and Metallo become the unlikeliest of allies as they hunt for Metallo's missing sister. Can they prevent the inevitable devolution of Metallo's mind and body long enough to save his sister from Henshaw's monstrous plans?
GREEN ARROW #2 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Sean Izaakse Green Arrow is alive...but where the hell is he?! That's what Roy Harper and Black Canary want to know, and their search takes them into the bowels of Belle Reve. But they'd better hurry—the stranded Oliver Queen and another lost member of the Green Arrow family are both being hunted by a brand-new villain called...Troublemaker.
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #4 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Mikel Janín Helena's journey through time continues! Each new time period gives her one more piece of the puzzle, but is Degaton too far ahead in his quest to eradicate the JSA to be stopped? Is this truly the end of the Justice Society?
KING SPAWN #22 IMAGE COMICS (W) Sean Lewis (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic NYC has always been a destination for tourists from all over the world, but now Spawn and Terry are noticing a rise in visitors from someplace a bit more sinister...
AVENGERS 1 Marvel JED MACKAY AND STORMBREAKER C.F. VILLA TAKE THE REINS OF EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES! The Star. The Icon. The Witch. The Construct. The God. The Engineer. The King. The world is ever in peril, and a new team of Avengers mobilizes to meet any dangers that dare threaten the planet. But when TERMINUS attacks, a new and insidious danger rears its head: one that the Avengers know all too well, and one that comes to them in the most dangerous of guises - that of a friend.
FANTASTIC FOUR 7 Marvel COLOSSAL ISSUE #700! FANTASTIC FOUR #7 is also FANTASTIC FOUR #700, which means we're ABSOLUTELY going huge. It's an over-sized spectacular as the Fantastic Four reach their new home - not knowing that a mysterious threat has made it there first! As their knowledge of LANGUAGE ITSELF begins to melt from their minds, the Four are in disarray as their existence hangs in the balance... ...and the greatest villain of all time finally seals their DOOM.
HULK ANNUAL 1 Marvel HULK VS. GIGANTO! A documentary crew is on the hunt for a monster at the heart of a gamma radiation leak, but they get much more than they bargained for when they end up on Hulk's angry side - and caught in the middle of a brawl between two unstoppable giants, as Hulk battles an unleashed Giganto! Plus: A special preview, exclusive to this issue, of the shocking new direction Hulk is headed in this summer!
SPIDER-MAN 2099: DARK GENESIS 3 Marvel PUNISHER 2099 REBORN! But is he FRIEND or FOE?
X-MEN 22 Marvel ORCHIS RISING! Mutantkind may be stronger than ever, but that just makes their enemies more determined than ever to tear them down. Orchis' plans are in motion, preparing for the fall…
BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #15 DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora THE RISE OF ULTRA-MORPHO! Years ago, Professor Anthony Ivo built Amazo, a killer android who could duplicate the powers of the Justice League. But now an even deadlier android stalks the DC Universe: Ultra-Morpho! Able to transform into any element, including Kryptonite, Ultra-Morpho can kill Batman, Superman, Robin, and Metamorpho in one fell swoop! But who created him? Who does he work for? And what has he done to Will Magnus, inventor of the Metal Men?!
BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo Written by Tom King, Ed Brisson, Christopher Cantwell, and Dan Mora Art by Mitch Gerads, Jeff Spokes, Javier Rodriguez, and Dan Mora Coming off the spectacular success of Batman - One Bad Day: The Riddler, the Eisner Award-winning team of Tom King and Mitch Gerads reunite for a horrifying four-part retelling of the first bloody clash between The Joker and the Batman. A tale of loathing, lies, and laughter, this may be the most frightening Joker story in a generation. Everyone is going to be shocked. Everyone is going to be talking about it. The Justice League may be gone, but its enemies aren't. Who'll protect the world from the worst of the worst? Ed Brisson and Jeff Spokes pick up the story started in the Wildstorm 30th Anniversary Special as Director Bones and his new covert StormWatch team travel the globe on black-ops missions to take super-powered weapons of mass destruction off the board. But this is StormWatch, and as always, not all is as it seems. Down with the Kings starts here! Superstar artist Dan Mora (Batman/Superman: World's Finest, Detective Comics) makes his writing debut kicking off a new series of Batman Black & White short stories. In a Gotham City overrun by the cybernetic henchmen of The Joker, the only person who can save us is the mysterious motorcycle-riding, bat-costumed hero of urban legend... In The Order of the Black Lamp—Part I, from writer Christopher Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire co-creator, Briar, Iron Man) and artist Javier Rodríguez (Daredevil, Defenders), Superman finds a decoder ring with a secret message— Save me —which sends him on a quest to solve a mystery with ties to the Man of Steel's past.
CYBORG #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Morgan Hampton (A) Tom Raney (CA) Edwin Galmon When a family emergency brings Cyborg back home to Detroit, Victor Stone surprisingly finds himself enjoying his return to the simpler life—where everybody sees him for who he really is and always was, rather than as a larger-than-life superhero. It's been a while since Vic's been able to lower his guard and seek a purpose outside of being Cyborg 24/7. But a lot has changed in Detroit while Victor's been away. An aggressive new company is turning the Motor City into an overclocked engine for revolutionary artificial intelligence...and no one knows better than Cyborg that technological transformation always comes at a steep human price! Milestone Initiative writer Morgan Hampton (DC Power: A Celebration) joins forces with veteran star artist Tom Raney (Green Lantern, Uncanny X-Men) to give Cyborg the Dawn of DC epic he deserves!
TITANS #1 DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Nicola Scott The Dark Crisis is over, and the Justice League is no more. Now, a new team must rise and protect the Earth...Titans, go! The Teen Titans are ready to grow up. Each member joined as a much younger hero, certain that one day they'd be invited to join the Justice League. But the time has come for them not to join the League...but to replace it! Are the no-longer-teen heroes ready for the big leagues? Danger lurks around every corner as heroes and villains alike challenge the new team before they’ve even begun. Will the DCU ever be the same? Find out in this landmark first issue brought you by the all-star creative team of Tom Taylor (Nightwing, DCeased) and Nicola Scott (Wonder Woman Historia, Earth 2)!
STAR TREK #8 IDW Publishing The newly established Obsidian Council of Cardassia Prime has spoken: The time has come for Benjamin Sisko to stand trial for the atrocities he ordered and for his contributions to war crimes by the Federation during the Dominion War. Arc two of the critically acclaimed Star Trek flagship comic series continues here!
STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE--ECHOES #1 IDW Publishing From critically acclaimed screenwriter, producer, and comics writer Marc Guggenheim (Arrow; DC’s Legends of Tomorrow; Star Wars: Han Solo and Chewbacca) comes a brand-new miniseries detailing a never-before-seen adventure from Captain Kirk and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise! When a space anomaly thrusts a bounty hunter and her target—a criminal mastermind—into their universe, it’s up to Kirk and his crew to stop them from unintentionally starting a war with the Romulans and unleashing a superweapon of foreign tech onto the system. But the strangers from another universe are more familiar than they assume…for underneath their helmets are their doppelgängers—from an alternate reality!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 Marvel The past and the present collide in this oversized and monumental 25th issue! Your heart isn't ready for this one.
EXTREME VENOMVERSE 1 Marvel RETURN TO THE VENOMVERSE! Face front, Venomaniacs - to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the creation of VENOM, the SUMMER OF SYMBIOTES IS UNDERWAY! And it all starts with EXTREME VENOMVERSE, a landmark series that's going to take Mighty Marveldom to corners of the hive never seen before in three titanic tales! FIRST! Comics superstars RYAN NORTH AND PAULO SIQUEIRA put a fresh and exciting spin on a story you may be familiar with…starring Eddie Brock as…SPIDER-MAN?! THEN! Your new favorite comics writer, MIRKA ANDOLFO, shows you a side of the whole Brock family you NEVER thought you'd see! AND FINALLY! One of the best writer/artists in comics today, LEONARDO ROMERO, reimagines Venom as a SAMURAI! But whether all of your new favorite symbiotes will survive this summertime saga remains to be seen…
SPIDER-MAN 2099: DARK GENESIS 2 Marvel ENTER: BLADE 2099, ZOMBIE HUNTER! As the city burns, new allies join the fight to save Nueva York from CARNAGE!
WOLVERINE 33 Marvel WEAPONS OF X! The landmark Weapons of X storyline continues as BEAST makes a critical move against WOLVERINE. But…who is moving against Beast? Not who you think! And how does MAVERICK play into this conflict? PLUS: An all-new backup adventure featuring WOLVERINE and SISTER DAGGER, by Gene Luen Yang and Peter Nguyen!
X-MEN RED 11 Marvel THE CALM BEFORE… After Brand's machinations and the Sins of Sinister, the mutants of Arakko are catching their breath…but even as Storm begins a new romance, she has no time to rest. Charles Xavier has questions about Magneto's death. He's not asking nicely.
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS GENERATION JOKER #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Sean Murphy (A) Katana Collins - Clay McCormack (CA) Sean Murphy YOUTH IN REVOLT! Spinning out of the runaway hit Batman: Beyond the White Knight comes an unforgettable coming-of-age super villain tale starring the children of Harley Quinn and The Joker! When the rebellious twins run away in a stolen Batmobile, only Joker Jack Napier's quickly fading hologram has any hope of getting them home safely and keeping them out of the family business. But a life of crime isn't the only temptation young Bryce and Jackie are facing: the kids uncover a dark secret that could bring their dad back to life for good! With a wild array of Batman's former enemies and allies on their tails, will the kids succeed in reviving the Dark Knight's greatest foe? Find out as Jackie and Bryce take center stage in the White Knight Universe! Sean Murphy reunites with co-writers Katana Collins (Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn) and Clay McCormack (Batman: White Knight Presents: Red Hood) to bring fans the latest chapter of the White Knight story with the help of rising-star artist Mirka Andolfo (Sweet Paprika, Superman vs. Lobo).
BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #8 DC Comics (W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Erich Owen Batman's facing his most fearsome foe: the ancient Bat Spirit! If this supernatural menace has his way, all other bats will be vanquished, leaving him to rule the world. Sounds like a job for Mystery Inc.! So why is Batman working with a new teen team?
GREEN LANTERN #1 DC Comics (W) Jeremy Adams, Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Xermanico, Montos (CA) Xermanico Spinning out of the events of Dark Crisis, the Guardians of Oa at the heart of the Green Lantern Corps have quarantined Sector 2814, home of the planet Earth—and its champion along with it! A heartbreaking defeat has sent Hal reeling, returning home to rediscover his roots...and find the man responsible for ruining his life: Sinestro. From the visionary team of Jeremy Adams and Xermanico (who brought you the epic Flashpoint Beyond) comes a tale of redemption, loss, and finding out that maybe...just maybe...you can go home again. At least if you're willing to hot-wire a power ring to do it. Also featuring part one of John Stewart: War Journal from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos!
SUPERMAN LOST #3 (OF 10) DC Comics (W) Christopher Priest (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan - Jason Paz With the assistance of advanced technology from an unnamed planet, Superman begins his voyage home—only to discover that, even at fantastic rates of speed, Earth could still be several lifetimes away. However, hope arrives in the form of a familiar species allowing Superman to hitch a ride with them, but they encounter a grave threat to their existence on a mysterious planet along the way.
GODZILLA RIVALS: BIOLLANTE VS. DESTOROYAH IDW Publishing No need for gloom, just drink a BLOOME! There’s an irresistible new beverage, Bio-II from BLOOME, that’s taken the world by storm. The lives of two unlikely allies collide as they scramble to unlock the sinister secrets behind Bio-II and halt the rebirth of the strangest botanical beast the Earth has ever seen, the blossoming Biollante! Dr. Meena Shyam is a disgraced kaiju researcher whose radical ideas saw her shunned by the scientific community. Needles is a slacker hacker who’s just cracked the code behind BLOOME’s proprietary recipe. Together, crisscrossing the moonlit hills and bridges of Pittsburgh, they race against the clock to stop Biollante’s destruction as they call forth one of the deadliest kaiju of all time, the dastardly Destoroyah!
KONG GREAT WAR #1 DYNAMITE (W) Alex Cox (A) Tommaso Bianchi (CA) Bryan Hitch The World at War! While men of all nations fight on foreign shores, an Imperial German U-Boat is lost at sea! The crew now faces terror beyond imagination! Monsters from creation's dawn! Gruesome, blood-stained death from above and below! Impossible beasts, reigning by fear and violence in the South Pacific! And looming over all, the gargantuan ape-god that knows no master! These brave men have faced death before, but now they must contend with...Kong!
STAR TREK: DEFIANT #3 IDW Publishing Amid a ruse gone wrong, Worf and his away team of B’Elanna Torres and Ro Laren find themselves imprisoned by Orion pirates wary of the supposed Maquis separatists. Meanwhile, in the captain’s chair of the Defiant, Spock struggles to defend the ship with Lore’s musings of chaos in his ear.
CARNAGE REIGNS ALPHA 1 Marvel CARNAGE VS. MILES MORALES! CLETUS KASADY IS BACK and badder than ever. With his soul trapped within the Extrembiote Armor created by Tony Stark during KING IN BLACK, Cletus has the means to level an untold amount of chaos and, well, carnage on New York City and the entire Marvel Universe. But like any good Tony Stark invention, the Extremis coursing through Cletus' symbiotic veins needs POWER, and that means Cletus is HUNGRY. Good thing Brooklyn's very own SPIDER-MAN is there to stand in his way! If he survives their first encounter, that is. Including story and art by Alex Paknadel, Cody Ziglar, David Pepose, Cheryl Lynn Eaton, Julius Ohta, Travel Foreman, Paris Alleyne, and Will Robson!
CULT OF CARNAGE: MISERY 1 Marvel DEATH AND DESTRUCTION RETURN HOME! Liz Allen is the mother of Normie Osborn, who she is blissfully unaware is the all-new and all-deadly RED GOBLIN! But what Liz DOES know is that the Red Goblin has been active and has been seen VERY close to her home. And after her late husband's father, NORMAN OSBORN (maybe you've heard of him?), gets pulled into the chaos and violence swirling around Normie, Liz has no choice but to use the resources at her disposal as the head of ALCHEMAX to take matters into her own hands and become something the Marvel Universe has NEVER SEEN BEFORE!
EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE 1 Marvel INTO THE OTHER EDGE OF THE SPIDER-VERSE! SPIDER-REX returns and faces the VENOMSAURUS! PLUS - WHO IS THE SPIDER-KILLER?! Zander Cannon introduces the world to the scariest Spider-Character EVER CREATED!!! Bringing your favorite breakout characters back, as well as introducing brand new Spiders who will blow your mind!
SPIDER-MAN 2099: DARK GENESIS 1 Marvel FROM THE SHADOW OF EXODUS…COMES THE DARK GENESIS! MIGUEL O'HARA, THE FUTURISTIC SPIDER-MAN OF 2099, MUST FACE A SINISTER CARNAGE LIKE NEVER BEFORE! As society begins to crumble, SPIDER-MAN 2099 will need all the help he can get - but does the public even want his help? Or do they all just want to watch this world burn? STEVE ORLANDO (SCARLET WITCH, SPIDER-MAN 2099: EXODUS) continues his journey through the future world of 2099, this time paired with bombastic artist JUSTIN MASON (SPIDER-PUNK) - get ready for the debut of the NEW HEROES and VILLAINS that populate the future!
X-MEN: BEFORE THE FALL - SONS OF X 1 Marvel A BATTLE OF THE TITANS OF THE X-UNIVERSE! A man of innumerable personalities and powers vs. the most powerful artificial intelligence in this universe: Legion vs. Nimrod! With Nightcrawler in Orchis' clutches, David Haller and his allies will have to confront the mastermind who destroyed Warlock and nearly took Krakoa with him. But Nightcrawler is not himself... and Legion's allies aren't all they seem to be either. Mutant monsters roam the Earth... Banshee, broken once again, dreams of lost vengeance... Mother Righteous, her role in SINS OF SINISTER unrevealed, takes another stab at universal control... Si Spurrier and Phil Noto usher in new status quos for some of your favorite X-Men in this can't-miss one-shot!
BATMAN #135 (#900) DC Comics (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez - Mike Hawthorne - Adriano Di Benedetto (CA) Jorge Jimenez It's Batman versus Red Mask in a brutal Gotham that's never known hope! Can the Dark Knight overcome the terrifying infection that Red Mask has unleashed? Only one thing is certain: he won't be able to do it alone. The conclusion to the bestselling The Bat-Man of Gotham is so big it could only be contained in an oversize #900 anniversary issue featuring the return of fan-favorite artist Jorge Jimenez and a wild collection of guest stars! Full of wild revelations and a new path for Batman, this is one issue you won't want to miss!
BATMAN #181 FACSIMILE EDITION DC Comics (W) Robert Kanigher - Gardner Fox (A/CA) Carmine Infantino - Murphy Anderson REPRINTING THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF POISON IVY! Art by Sheldon Moldoff, Carmine Infantino, and others In this historic issue, Batman and Robin encounter the irresistible Poison Ivy, who is out to prove that she should be public enemy number one! To accomplish this feat, she enacts a plan to turn the underworld’s other female villains against each other and attempts to seduce the Batman to her side. Will the Caped Crusader be entranced by her charms? Find out in this facsimile edition featuring all the original stories and ads from the 1960s.
BATMAN & THE JOKER THE DEADLY DUO #7 (OF 7) DC Comics (W/A/CA) Marc Silvestri Batman and the Joker have fought across streets, rooftops, railways and caverns, against horrors beyond of their wildest nightmares. Deep underground, witnesses to an undead wedding from Hell, they finally go up against their bitterest enemies: each other! Can the Dark Knight and the Clown Prince of Crime save Commissioner Gordon and Harley Quinn, or will the flames of their reignited rivalry consume all? Find out, detail by bloody detail, in the epic conclusion to Marc Silvestri's dark and brutal Gotham opus. This oversized finale clocks in at 31 beautiful and horrifying story pages.
SHAZAM #1 DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora The World’s Finest creators present the World’s Mightiest Mortal in a dazzling solo series! Dinosaurs from space! The Clubhouse of Eternity! Homicidal worms and talking tigers! Atomic robots, alien worlds, mad scientists, sinister curses, and villains from throughout the DC Universe—welcome to the wild adventures of Billy Batson, whose big red alter ego defends the Earth from its weirdest and wildest threats! Want to stop Lex Luthor and The Joker? Call Superman and Batman! International crises? Page Wonder Woman! But when Garguax, Emperor of the Moon, sets his sights on Gorilla City, that's when you shout Shazam! The fan-favorite team of Mark Waid and Dan Mora (Batman/Superman: World’s Finest) brings the magic!
MMPR TMNT II #5 (OF 5) BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Ryan Parrott (A/CA) Dan Mora Forbidden alliances collide as radically enhanced, mind blowing Zord combinations battle it out! Reunited friends face Krang as a true force to be reckoned with-but will it be enough to send him back to Dimension X?
ALIEN 1 Marvel SUPERSTARS DECLAN SHALVEY & Andrea Broccardo TAKE ALIEN TO BONE-CHILLING NEW DEPTHS! Scientist Batya Zahn will do just about anything to get her family off the icy moon where they’ve been conducting research on water conservation. But there’s more than glacial springs to find in this forgotten corner of the galaxy. When they discover an extraordinary organism buried in the ice, it won’t take long for tensions to heat up. What is hidden in the snow comes forth in the thaw…and no one will be welcoming this spring. A new era of Alien starts here!
AVENGERS: BEYOND 2 Marvel • As violence tears New York apart, and ordinary citizens become crazed, super-powered thugs with nothing but wanton destruction on their minds, Janet Van Dyne – A.K.A. the wonderfully winsome Wasp – fights to save not only the lives of her fellow heroes, but also a friendship. Which is not easy when that particular friend is trying to bash her head in. • Join us for a story of nonstop action and relentless adventure that dares to ask the big questions, such as: How much punching is too much punching? The answer may surprise you.* • *But it probably won’t.
SINS OF SINISTER DOMINION 1 Marvel SEVEN TRILLION DEADLY SINS! A thousand years of hell and damnation comes to end with the loudest scream in history and for the truly guilty, there is no escape. Can the future change the present, or will we just make all the same mistakes again? Either way, the present will have to live with the future's sins.
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER - BLACK, WHITE & RED 1 Marvel THE DARK LORD OF THE SITH LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE! • Following the successful black, white and red series produced by Marvel Comics, DARTH VADER now takes the spotlight for tales of terror by some of the industries most talented creators! • PEACH MOMOKO will spin a story only she can bring to life! • PLUS, the return of JASON AARON to the world of STAR WARS with Part One of his Vader tale spanning all four issues!
ACTION COMICS #1054 DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Steve Beach Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, and Dorado Quick Art by Rafa Sandoval, Dan Jurgens, and Yasmin Flores Montanez As Superman and Natasha Irons race to save Steel from the newly transformed Metallo, the Super-Twins are lost--and alone--against the nightmarish threat of the Necrohive! How will Lois and the House of El find them? Plus, learn the shocking identity of the mysterious ghost in the machine behind Metallo’s transformation as he and Superman face each other in an epic rematch for the ages! Plus: A new era for John Henry Irons begins in Steel Forged part 1! And Dan Jurgens explores the not-too-distant-past world of Lois and Clark 2 in a bold new interlude!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1071 DC Comics (W) Ram V, Simon Spurrier (A) Riccardo Federici, Caspar Wijngaard (CA) Evan Cagle Shoes a.k.a Cheshire Cat continues to prowl the tunnels of Gotham looking for answers of her past, and when she runs into a horde of Azmer underneath the city...she makes an unlikely friend who was born on a Monday. Meanwhile, the Orgham's long running ties with the League of Assassins is revealed by Talia Al Ghul, and the truths of their relationship affects both Batman and Bruce Wayne. Then, in the backup, Mr. Freeze continues his interrogation of Dr. Mead (or as he calls it, his research) regarding how to fix Nora so that she'll return to him as Mrs. Fries and love him again.
GREEN ARROW #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Sean Izaakse The Emerald Archer is lost, and it will take Oliver Queen’s whole family to find him! But dangerous forces are determined to keep them apart at any cost! Spinning out of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Green Arrow by DC architect Joshua Williamson (Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Superman) and artist Sean Izaakse (Thunderbolts) is an action-packed adventure across the DCU that sets the stage for major stories in 2023!
LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #4 (OF 4) DC Comics (W) Various (A) Various (CA) Guillem March Written by G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Josie Campbell Art by Cian Tormey, Alitha Martinez, and others! The identity of humanity's mysterious ally is revealed in the action-packed finale! With an unexpected god at their side, Wonder Woman and the Amazons are ready to take down Hera and her evil machinations once and for all. But what will victory mean for the future of the heroes and villains connected to the gods?
RIDDLER YEAR ONE #4 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Paul Dano (A) Stevan Subic (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz After a shocking discovery that unleashes a primal scream, we are sent back into Edward Nashton's past. Like drifting through a nightmare, we experience Edward's traumatic upbringing, beginning with with an abandoned baby howling on the steps of the Gotham Orphanage. Through the filter of Edward's memories, we experience his brutal past, but also learn about a once-possible hope--a hope that was dashed and that led to his lifelong obsession with and hatred of Thomas Wayne. Actor Paul Dano (The Batman) and artist Stevan Subic continue the origin of the Riddler, leading up to his appearance in Matt Reeves's epic film.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN--LOST YEARS #1 DIRECTOR'S CUT Rated T IDW Publishing Revisit the first chapter of the Last Ronin’s storied journey in this epic, in-depth director’s cut edition of TMNT: The Last Ronin—Lost Years #1. Enjoy all the original content newly paired with never-before-seen artifacts from the desks of Kevin Eastman, SL Gallant, and Ben Bishop. This title will be standard trim size, not the oversized format of The Last Ronin series.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #139 IDW Publishing ENTER THE ENDGAME! A former enemy returns to offer the Turtles one last chance to stop the Rat King before his plans coalesce and all hope is lost! As the team regroups, secrets are revealed, terrible truths confronted, and impossible decisions faced. Plus, when the godlike beings of the Pantheon are at last forced to act against their wayward brother, will they realize they’ve delayed too long? As the Armageddon Game enters its end stage, Leo, Donnie, Mikey, Raph, and Jenny will discover they have no one to rely on but each other!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 24 Marvel • Witness what brought Peter Parker and Norman Osborn together. • Your opinion of who the hero is and who the villain is may end up at least blurred…
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE OMEGA 1 Marvel AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: THE FINAL CHAPTER! The grand, oversized finale of the most epic battle in the history of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Along with being the final issue of Jason Aaron’s five-year AVENGERS run, this features an all-star cavalcade of artists, a veritable smorgasbord of Avengers and a few last emotional gut punches in the Mighty Marvel Manner.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: UNFORGIVEN 1 Marvel CAPTAIN AMERICA…VAMPIRE HUNTER? • The FORGIVEN have lost their way — defeat after defeat has made them bitter and bloodthirsty...and they’re starting to like it! • Can CAPTAIN AMERICA bring them back into the light? Or will they give in to their darker natures? • Witness the thrilling conclusion to the UNFORGIVEN saga…if you dare!
PUNISHER 11 Marvel Frank Castle has finally embraced the role of Fist of the Beast, the High Slayer of the world’s most powerful clan of murderers, the Hand. And the rest of the Marvel Universe has taken notice. If Frank really wants to end his war once and for all, he’s going to have to fight his way through some old familiar faces.
STAR WARS: YODA 6 Marvel DARK VISIONS! • A fearful vision has infected the students at the Jedi Temple, leading to a violent confrontation that could spell doom for the would-be Jedi. • Will Yoda sense the danger in time, or will he lose one of his students forever?
BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #14 DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora BRUCE WAYNE...A MURDERER? Bruce Wayne's billionaire rival Simon Stagg is dead. And Bruce Wayne is suspect number one! With their friend’s freedom and reputation on the line, Superman, Robin, and Metamorpho, the Element Man, join forces to exonerate the Dark Knight's alter ego the best way they can: by finding Stagg's real killer before they strike again!
DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #8 (OF 8) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Howard Porter The epic saga that began over three years ago reaches its final, cataclysmic conclusion! As worlds burn, heroes fall--can hope prevail? DCeased ends here…
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #4 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Mikel Janín Helena's journey through time continues! Each new time period gives her one more piece of the puzzle, but is Degaton too far ahead in his quest to eradicate the JSA to be stopped? Is this truly the end of the Justice Society?
SUPERBOY THE MAN OF TOMORROW #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Kenny Porter (A/CA) Jahnoy Lindsay CONNER KENT TAKES CENTER STAGE! After the events of Dark Crisis, Conner feels out of place with the rest of the hero community. He doesn't fit in with the rest of the Superman Family, and the rest of the world doesn't really need him with so many Supers in Metropolis. He doesn't want to rely on Tim, Cassie, and Bart, so Conner looks to the stars as a place he might be able to call his own and carve out his own path. But what lurks in the great unknown? Are bravado and swagger enough to help Superboy find his new calling? This is the 2022 Round Robin winner—picked by you, the fans!
SUPERMAN #3 DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell SUPERMAN’S LOVED ONES ARE TRANSFORMED INTO RAVENOUS PARASITES! If Superman wants to find Parasite-Zero before its influence spreads to the whole world, he must take Lex up on his offer to work together! Even if it means using another of Superman's enemies as bait!
GUNSLINGER SPAWN #19 IMAGE COMICS (W) Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Mark Brooks In the future, Gunslinger's group of allies continues to grow. With Taylor on the path to becoming a warrior and the speedster Focus joining the crew, Gunslinger starts to reassess his mission.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: COLD WAR ALPHA 1 THE REVOLUTION STARTS HERE: COLD WAR - PART ONE! Bucky Barnes is the Outer Circle’s New Revolution, and he has enacted his deadliest move yet — an alliance with Sam Wilson’s nemesis, the White Wolf. When Steve Rogers’ adopted son, Ian, A.K.A. Nomad, is abducted by someone Steve thought was a friend, he suspects Bucky’s hand at work and calls upon the people who know Ian best — Sam Wilson, Sharon Carter and Misty Knight — to help him get to the bottom of the attack. Has Bucky finally gone too far? Why has Nomad been taken, and what does it have to do with a portal to Dimension Z opening over a secret battleground in Alaska? The Symbol of Truth and the Sentinel of Liberty reunite for a pulse-pounding crossover event that will make them question everything they believe in…and each other.
FANTASTIC FOUR 6 Marvel • The Fantastic Four have been restored to their correct dimension and orientation, but they don’t know that some microscopic invaders, immune to all predators on Earth, have come along for the ride! • What happens when the Fantastic Four accidentally threaten all life on the planet? Well, they try to fix it. But what happens when they can’t? • I’ll tell you what happens: Sue and Johnny team up to pull off their most audacious stunt yet and maybe, just maybe, save us all. Meanwhile, Ben, Alicia and Reed have to convince a skeptical world that what they’re doing is worth it... • Plus: Doctor Octopus is in this one! Only for a little bit, because, come on — he’s going up against the FANTASTIC FOUR. It’s gonna be a short fight. • OR IS IT???Marvel
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 1 Marvel WHO ARE THE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY? One year ago, the Guardians of the Galaxy were destroyed. Their optimistic future shattered by the betrayal of one of their own. Now they ride the space lanes of a lawless corner of the galaxy, trying to outrun their tragedy. Can they rediscover their heroism and humanity on the bleakest frontier? Can they forgive the failures of their past? Or will they fade into the dark, eternally unforgiven? Writers JACKSON LANZING and COLLIN KELLY (CAPTAIN AMERICA: SENTINEL OF LIBERTY) team up with artist KEV WALKER (PREDATOR) for a Guardians story like no other!
STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI - EWOKS 1 Marvel TALES OF THE EWOKS! • On the moon of Endor occupied by the species called Ewoks, a group of these stout creatures has gathered around the fire to recount tales of triumph, defeat…and horror! • In the art-forward manner of storytelling, watch an eclectic group of artists interpret the stories from the unique minds of Ewoks in a manner only they can envision! • This can’t-miss issue for Star Wars fans of mirth, merriment and artistry is the book you've been craving!
X-MEN 21 Marvel LORD OF THE BROOD – THE Conclusion! Why have the Brood gone mad? Which of the X-Men’s past deeds is coming back to haunt them? And are bloodthirsty alien monsters even the biggest threat the team is currently facing? All these answers and more will be revealed! Featuring a connecting cover to CAPTAIN MARVEL #48!
BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #7 DC Comics (W) Amanda Deibert (A/CA) Dario Brizuela Daphne's martial arts hobby takes center stage at a national competition: Gotham's Got Talent! It's all good until her competitors start being talent-napped. Judge Bruce Wayne calls in Batman, who teams up with Mystery Inc. to infiltrate the competition. Can they solve the mystery before front-runner Daphne winds up in real trouble?
SUPERMAN LOST #2 (OF 10) DC Comics (W) Christopher Priest (A) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz (CA) Carlo Pagulayan - Jason Paz As Superman struggles to re-enter his life on Earth, we begin the story of his epic 20-year journey home with an encounter with spacefaring scavengers who transport the Man of Steel to an unnamed earthlike planet whose properties redefine the limits of his powers, while the world's ecological and political turmoil beckons for his help.
LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #3 (OF 4) DC Comics (W) G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Cian Tormey, Emanuela Lupacchino, Alitha Martinez (CA) Guillem March Is Wonder Woman responsible for the destruction wrought by the gods she's worshipped all her life? Back in Man's World at last, Diana sees the horrors of the gods' war and questions all she's done to ensure the Amazons' survival. Is it too late to turn the tide and achieve peace? Meanwhile, Olympus itself trembles as Shazam's wizard takes revenge on his former champion!
STAR TREK #6 IDW Publishing Chaos ensues as the God City sets out on a collision course for Earth! Inside the living city, Captain Sisko and Dr. Crusher face off against the cosmic being wearing the ancient city as armor. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Commander Data pushes the Theseus and its crew to their limits in trying to keep up with the being zooming across the quadrant. But where do ants stand among giants?
STAR TREK: DEFIANT #2 IDW Publishing Convinced that the only hope to prevent planetary genocide lies in understanding how the power of the gods is being harvested, Captain Worf and First Officer Spock set the stolen Defiant on course to break into a highly guarded Section 31 outpost to recruit the highest computing mind in the galaxy…LORE!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 23 WHAT DID PETER DO?! • We opened this series with a question. • The centerpiece of the answer is a flat-out fight.
AVENGERS: WAR ACROSS TIME 4 Marvel The king of the dwarfs has Mjolnir and the Lava Men are ready to erupt from beneath the earth! While the Avengers are all that stand between Earth and a fiery doom, Kang is picking the perfect moment to strike again.
IMMORAL X-MEN 3 [SIN] Marvel THE EXPERIMENT ENDS? Year 1 was the start of the experiment. By Year 10, it was filling a petri dish. By Year 100, it had cracked the glass and spread across the desk. Now it's been 1000 years, and the lab is filled by the writhing, pulsing sins of sinister and all the lab staff have been devoured. Everyone is in hell. The upside: this includes Sinister.
JOE FIXIT 4 Marvel • The fan-favorite Hulk persona known as Joe Fixit faces off against some of the most deadly villains in Spider-Man’s history! • Kingpin has put the “force” back in “enforcer” now that Joe Fixit is under his control. And after calling in a cavalry of New York troublemakers to threaten casino owners all across the Vegas Strip, it seems like Kingpin will be able to take over Las Vegas after all. It’s up to Spider-Man to drag Bruce Banner back to his senses — and stop the parade of his worst enemies from New York from leveling Vegas to the ground!
PLANET OF THE APES 1 Rated T+ Marvel DAVID F. WALKER & DAVE WACHTER BRING PLANET OF THE APES BACK TO MARVEL COMICS IN SPECTACULAR STYLE! A new era of apes kicks off with part 1 of “Devolution”! The ALZ-113 virus has rampaged across planet Earth, and humanity is crumbling. While well-meaning researchers hunt for a cure, a fanatical group of humans has their own solution: Kill all apes. Peacekeeper Juliana Tobon is one of the few willing to stand against them, but the crisis is spreading, and soon apes will witness the true depths of human cruelty… Eisner-winning writer David F. Walker (Luke Cage, Bitter Root) joins forces with artist Dave Wachter (Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon, Star Wars: The High Republic – Trail of Shadows) on one of the most beloved sci-fi franchises in history!
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #2 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Clayton Henry Kal-Els across the Multiverse are being murdered...and the culprit is the man who stole Jon Kent's childhood! Jon is joined by Earth-2's Superman, Val-Zod, and a surprise third hero to try to stop Ultraman's killing spree. But when Jon comes face-to-face with the man who tortured him and kept him imprisoned, he discovers an even greater threat!
BATMAN #134 DC Comics (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto, Miguel Mendonca (CA) Jorge Jimenez It's all-out war as only Batman stands between Red Mask and a Gotham City full of bodies! How much is the Dark Knight willing to sacrifice to save this city?
BATMAN & THE JOKER THE DEADLY DUO #6 (OF 7) DC Comics (W/A/CA) Marc Silvestri After a bloody, brutal, and harrowing adventure across and underneath Gotham, Batman and The Joker have unearthed the true culprit behind the dark scheme against them. Now the Deadly Duo find themselves unwilling participants in a bone-chilling wedding ceremony in the catacombs beneath Gotham City. Get ready for unholy matrimony in this horrific penultimate chapter that needs to be seen to be believed
BATMAN VENGEANCE OF BANE #1 (ONE SHOT) FACSIMILE EDITION DC Comics (W) Chuck Dixon (A) Graham Nolan, Eduardo Barreto (CA) Glenn Fabry Comics readers around the world gasped in shock when Bane broke Batman’s back in Batman #497. Now learn the tragic story behind the villain in this facsimile reproduction of Bane's first appearance. Sentenced from birth to serve life imprisonment due to the crimes of his father, Bane honed his body and mind to survive the penal colony of Pena Duro. Fueled by a lifetime of violence and driven by the desire to conquer, Bane escapes from his prison and decides to take over Gotham by destroying its greatest protector--Batman!
JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #7 DC Comics (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico Following his explosive plans last issue, The Joker has turned L.A. into a war zone and worn out his welcome. He makes plans to leave and head back to Gotham to settle some unfinished business there, but discovers the City of Angels' darkest secret: nobody gets out easily. Now he must choose--face the manhunt or the Manhunter.
AVENGERS: BEYOND 1 Marvel Someone has been manipulating the Avengers for the past several months, altering the very fabric of reality in an attempt to prepare the planet for a threat that could destroy everything. Here, now, this unseen individual is to be dragged, kicking and screaming, from the shadows and into the light - and is revealed as the Beyonder! Something big is coming to the Marvel Universe...
CLOBBERIN' TIME 1 Marvel It's Clobberin' Time all the time, as Ben Grimm teams up with heroes from across the Marvel Universe for BIG, FIST-POUNDING ACTION! But the stakes have never been higher! In this opening issue, Ben and the Incredible Hulk are stranded on a distant, ancient, alien world, where the duo must protect an ancient people against legions of Deviant hordes and ultimately face the wrath of a Celestial. Luckily, they have four fists between them!
PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER 5 Marvel WORLD BROKEN! A thousand years in the future, green-skinned Haarg, like Tala and her brother Balo, are reviled and persecuted on Planet Sakaar. So when Balo was kidnapped by an evil priestess, Tala enlisted the help of her Grandpa Cho, the Jen, and Korg of Krona to break him free. But as the priestess reveals her true endgame, only the power of Banner, the Green Scar himself, can stop her. But is that just part of the priestess' plan? Our story of prophecy, damnation and redemption comes to a shattering conclusion!
STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI - JABBA'S PALACE 1 Marvel WHO IS PLOTTING TO OVERTHROW JABBA THE HUTT? Jabba's palace is one of many places to find the vilest of scum and villainy relaxing, wet their whistles and indulge their vices…who would ever want that to end? Well, SOMEONE has Jabba in their sights! Beginning a series of One-Shots spotlighting the RETURN OF THE JEDI era, Marc Guggenheim (HAN SOLO & CHEWBACCA) and Alessandro Miracolo (OBI-WAN) bring you a tale of Jabba's Palace you won't soon forget!
X-MEN: UNFORGIVEN 1 Marvel MUTANTS…OR MONSTERS? Beaten, broken and bruised after the destruction of SPIDER-MAN: UNFORGIVEN, the FORGIVEN desperately need a break…but, of course, there ain't no rest for the wicked. Body parts have mysteriously started washing up on the coast of Maine…and these extraneous organs call for help from the extraordinary X-MEN! But with former bloodsucker JUBILEE in tow, the team is risking more than they know…
ACTION COMICS #1053 DC Comics (W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, Leah Williams (A) Rafael Sandoval, Lee Weeks, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Steve Beach "No livin' thing's supposed to have power like this. No matter how blue your eyes are or how pretty your face is, you're just as much a monster as me." War rages on between Metropolis's two men of steel, Superman and Metallo! As Metallo's new body continues to evolve in unexpected and nightmarish ways, the voice of his "operating system" has been changing too, testing the limits of his sanity. Finally, when his alien tech takes on a life of its own and infects the most violent members of the Blue Earth movement, the resultant abominations target Superman’s greatest strength and greatest weakness: his family! Introducing the first appearance of the Necrohive!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1070 DC Comics (W) Ram V (A) Riccardo Federici (CA) Evan Cagle The gothic opera crashes into a crescendo as Batman goes head-to-head with an Azmer demon...unaware that it is is someone in Bruce Wayne's life. Meanwhile, a mysterious team called the Vigil arrives to investigate the Azmer sightings—but who are the Vigil, and are they on Batman's side? Then, in the backup: With Mrs. Freeze only a pale image of the woman Victor Fries fell in love with—what is he to do now to save her?
DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #10 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Yasmine Putri (CA) Dan Mora The true enemy of the Three Kingdoms has been revealed...but is the battle already lost? Or has the war only just begun? The endgame for season one begins!
LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #2 (OF 4) DC Comics (W) G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Cian Tormey, Emanuela Lupacchino (CA) Guillem March The gods have leveled up, and Shazam is no match for them! After Wonder Woman's changing of sides to save her Amazon sisters, Billy must use his quickly fading wisdom of Solomon to formulate a plan to stop his world's destruction. Little does he know a secret ally awaits him in Olympus...but how will he make it there? Sounds like a job for Wonder Girl!
MMPR TMNT II #4 (OF 5) BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Ryan Parrott (A/CA) Dan Mora The penultimate issue heats up as the Mutant Rangers are in dire straits, but a familiar mentor brings new allies to turn the tide! But the battle also rages in Dimension X, where the hero and villain roles continue to blur as they fight old foes and unfamiliar monsters. The Mutant Rangers shouldn't celebrate too soon though, as their worst enemy arrives in a monstrous new form!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 22 Marvel Who is this mysterious figure and what do they have to do with Peter's and Mary Jane's disappearances?!
AVENGERS 9 FACSIMILE EDITION Marvel The coming of Wonder Man! Simon Williams would one day become a stalwart Avenger and Hollywood action star. But in his classic debut, he is a brilliant inventor turned dangerous foe for the Avengers - his ionic powers making him strong enough to go toe to toe with Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Giant-Man and the Wasp! But why has the newly empowered Wonder Man allied himself with Baron Zemo and his Masters of Evil? Can the Avengers find a way to shake his loyalty? And as Earth's Mightiest Heroes are lured to the Masters' compound, will everybody make it out of this confrontation alive - or will a hero make the ultimate sacrifice? The epic story of Wonder Man begins here! It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AVENGERS (1963) #9.
DOCTOR STRANGE 1 Marvel Stephen Strange is back! Reunited with Clea and Wong, it's back to business as usual for the Sorcerer Supreme. Have your children fallen into a deep nightmarish slumber? Are demonic refugees invading your home? Is your husband possessed by a satanic entity? Then call Doctor Strange! Join Jed MacKay (MOON KNIGHT, BLACK CAT) and Pasqual Ferry (NAMOR: CONQUERED SHORES, SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER'S SHADOW, THOR) as they begin a new chapter in the life of the Master of the Mystic Arts!
JOE FIXIT 3 Marvel Peter David's mastery of all the different layers of Hulk are in full force as Bruce Banner takes on…himself! It's Joe Fixit versus the Hulk versus Bruce Banner with Spider-Man trying to keep it all from imploding!
SPIDER-MAN: THE LOST HUNT 5 Marvel THE FINAL BATTLE! Peter needs to join forces with the one who taught Kraven to take Gregor down - but at what cost? You won't see this ending coming!
BATMAN ONE BAD DAY RAS AL GHUL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Danny Miki WHY WON'T BATMAN SAVE THE WORLD?! For centuries Ra's al Ghul has wanted to save the Earth from the worst of humankind, and for centuries he has failed. Recently his greatest obstacle has been the Dark Knight Detective, Batman. Ra's offered Batman a chance to be a part of his new world order, but Batman refused. For years their cold war has raged, but Ra's will have no more. Ra's will remove Batman from the equation and save the world, re-creating it in his image and bringing the peace and prosperity all the good-hearted souls of this Earth deserve. Don't miss this epic tragedy from the all-star creative team of Tom Taylor (Nightwing, Superman: Son of Kal-El, DCeased) and Ivan Reis (Detective Comics, Blackest Night): the last of the One Bad Day specials, and one of the most epic to date.
BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #13 DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora WHERE IN THE WORLD IS METAMORPHO? In the pages of World's Finest, Batman, Robin, and Superman have traversed some of the DCU's most iconic locations and teamed up with the likes of the Teen Titans, Doom Patrol, and Supergirl, but none of that will prepare them as they must go across the globe in search of Rex Mason, a.k.a. Metamorpho, the Element Man! The World’s Finest Strangest Adventure begins here!
DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #7 (OF 8) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Andy Lanning (CA) Howard Porter Some of the most powerful entities in existence are now slaves to the Anti-Life. Undead Darkseid's forces have spread the virus across whole galaxies. Even Kryptonians and the Flashes may be too slow in the race to cure worlds before everything is overwhelmed. The final stand for the universe begins.
SUPERMAN #2 DC Comics (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell NIGHT OF THE PARASITE! Superman is overwhelmed as Parasite's new powers are unleashed! Can Superman stop all of Metropolis from being consumed by the power-hungry Parasite or will he need Lex Luthor's help to save the day? Introducing a new antihero—Marilyn Moonlight, the Spirit of Metropolis—who only operates at night! Is she friend or foe to the Man of Steel?! And how does she connect to Metropolis's secret past?
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #138 IDW Publishing ATTACK OF THE UTROMS! The Mutant Town wall is compromised, and Ch’rell’s forces have declared all-out war in search of the young Triceraton Regenta, Seri. And while our heroes need support more than ever, the imposter Turtles have sowed distrust, leaving the TMNT and their allies vulnerable on all fronts. In an effort to quell the riots and protect her clan, Jenny races to prove the real Turtles’ innocence. But gaining back the trust of an entire city seems impossible, especially with a literal god of Chaos working against her. It’s all-out war in this exciting tie-in issue to the epic ARMAGEDDON GAME!
AVENGERS FOREVER 15 Marvel AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: PART 9 - THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER! The greatest battle in the history of the Multiverse is raging, featuring Avengers from throughout time and space, countless different versions of Captain America and Iron Man and the God of Thunder. Yet somehow, it all comes down to one Starbrand and one Ghost Rider, who unfortunately are the only Avengers whose powers don't seem to be working.
AVENGERS: WAR ACROSS TIME 3 Marvel The king of the dwarfs has Mjolnir, the Lava Men are ready to erupt, and while the Avengers are all that stand between Earth and a fiery doom, Kang is picking the perfect moment to strike again.
IMMORAL X-MEN 2 [SIN] Marvel PUTTING THE "DIE" IN DIAMOND AGE! Hail the Pax Krakoa! Or perish! But to this hell age is born a hero. Say hello (again) to Rasputin IV...but what can one good chimera do in a universe of sin? The first century of Sinister's plan has come to an end…and whether it's better or worse may depend on the symbol on your forehead.
RED GOBLIN 2 Marvel WHO IS THE GOBLIN KING?! A new GOBLIN KING reigns under the streets of New York - but who, or what, is this terrifying new leader of a resurgent GOBLIN NATION?! And why has he kidnapped Norman Osborn? And why has he siphoned off GALLONS of Osborn's goblin-serum-infused blood?!
WOLVERINE 31 Marvel BEAST will stop at nothing to protect KRAKOA as he sees fit. Having lost the faith of X-FORCE and WOLVERINE, there's only one mutant McCOY can turn to - himself! Join BEAST, BEAST, BEAST and BEAST, under the leadership of BEAST, into the new Krakoan era! WEAPONS OF X begins here!
BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #6 DC Comics (W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Erich Owen Batman calls upon his friends in Mystery Inc. for help—and he's shocked that this time, they refuse! It's no secret that they've become quite the crime-fighting team, and powerful foes are starting to team up against them. What fate does the fortune teller see, and will they solve the riddle in time to save the day?
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #3 (OF 12) DC Comics (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Mikel Janin Huntress's journey to save the Justice Society of America lands her smack dab in the middle of the 1940s at the birth of the team! Can Huntress and the present-day JSA work together long enough to figure out how to stop the strike on the '40s team?!
LAZARUS PLANET REVENGE OF THE GODS #1 (OF 4) DC Comics (W) G. Willow Wilson, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A) Cian Tormey, Alitha Martinez (CA) Guillem March After the events of Lazarus Planet, the gods of the Multiverse have decided to take down the heroes they once called champions and the world they've sworn to protect. For years the gods sat idle atop their mountains as their legends faded into obscurity along with their bodies. Now is their time to remind the selfish mortals of their existence and take back the world with something more powerful than belief...fear. Only the brave heroes Wonder Woman and Shazam stand in their way, but will their combined powers be enough?
SUPERMAN LOST #1 (OF 10) DC Comics (W) Christopher Priest (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz SUPERMAN'S ODYSSEY OF SOLITUDE! After Superman is called away on a routine Justice League mission, Lois Lane awakens to find a complete stranger standing in her living room. The Man of Steel, home much sooner than expected, reveals he has, in fact, been lost in space for 20 years. Nothing and no one seem familiar to him anymore, and the timeless bond between them has been severed...or has it? Can love conquer all? Superman's 85th anniversary celebration continues with this all new blockbuster 10-issue series from the creators of the Eisner-nominated Deathstroke series!
STAR TREK #5 IDW Publishing A fight for the fate of the universe has broken out in the God City. Up against an enemy ship that easily cracks the Theseus’ shields, the crew staves off enemy interlopers while the Orb of Destruction powers up with the Theseus in its scope. Already facing the impossible, the crew makes a shocking discovery that tests their faith in the mission and each other. Written by Star Trek: Year Five duo Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Batman Beyond, Captain America) and illustrated by Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars).
Star Trek: Defiant #1 IDW Publishing A brand-new series comes spinning directly out of the hit Star Trek comic book! Someone is killing the gods. But Benjamin Sisko’s Prophets-guided dealings of the higher cosmos has led him to forget about the very real casualties on lower ground. The enemy is a MAN, not a god. And Worf of House Martok has put together his own crew aboard the U.S.S. Defiant in hopes of defeating the dangerous messiah behind this genocidal cult. The Dirty Dozen meets Star Trek in this new series from the creative mind of Chris Cantwell (Iron Man, Namor, Star Wars: Obi-Wan) and drawn by Angel Unzueta (Iron Man, Star Wars: Poe Dameron, the Flash)! Star Trek: Defiant is the first expansion of IDW’s exciting new Star Trek initiative that started with the 400th issue and carries on into a bold new storytelling future!
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE ARMAGEDDON GAME #6 IDW Publishing THE END-STAGE BEGINS! As the Armageddon Game reaches its iniquitous climax, the Rat King must take special care to keep his masterfully woven tapestry of anarchy from unraveling too quickly—a feat proving more and more difficult in the wake of mistakes made by his petulant and impatient puppets. No matter—chaos IS the name of the game. Meanwhile, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have regrouped in the city and are ready to go on the offensive…and this time they have reinforcements. Will the added strength of allies new and old be enough to stop the Rat King from bringing on the apocalypse, or will they meet their doom in the perilous game?
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN--LOST YEARS #2 IDW Publishing THE TALE OF THE LAST RONIN’S FIRST MISSION CONTINUES! In the past, Michelangelo has mastered his first fighting form and has overcome his first gladiatorial challenge in Japan. With Master Splinter’s journal in his hands—and a burning desire for vengeance in his heart—Michelangelo resumes his westward trek across Asia and Europe in order to test his skills against his next deadly opponent. If he’s to have any chance of attaining victory in the final battle royal, Michelangelo will have to master an essential new martial skill—or die trying. Only then can he return to New York City to confront the Foot Clan. Thing is, he’s not alone. His dead brothers have joined him on his quest…and they won’t shut up! Meanwhile, in the present (a.k.a. our future!), Casey Marie Jones also follows the sage teachings found in Splinter’s journal as she continues her own journey as master and sensei to the next generation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Writers Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz, alongside artist Ben Bishop (TMNT: The Last Ronin) and SL Gallant (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero), bring us the next exciting chapter from the Ronin-verse! This title will be standard trim size, not the oversized format of The Last Ronin series.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 21 Marvel WHAT HAPPENED TO PETER AND MARY JANE?! It's time. This arc will answer your questions including…WHAT DID PETER DO?! Who caused all of this?
FANTASTIC FOUR 5 Marvel The Fantastic Four are reunited and all is well...until their convoy is interrupted by NICK SCRATCH and SALEM'S SEVEN! It's an all-out magical BATTLE for SURVIVAL right there on the highway, and the Fantastic Four 100% fail to win it. That's right! This solicit isn't going the way you thought it would! As the truth of what happened is puzzled out, Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny and Alicia all realize that something more sinister has taken place, and their only hope of undoing it is an impromptu voyage into the unknown...
PREDATOR 1 Marvel FEAR IS REBORN! On a planet far from Earth, eight strangers find themselves in a deadly game. But this time, the Predators aren't the only ones on the hunt. Someone has the Yautja in their sites - and they've been searching for this game preserve for a long time. Ed Brisson and Netho Diaz kicks off an explosive new series that will turn everything you thought you knew about Predators on its head!
STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS 32 Marvel Zuckuss is teetering between life and death... A mysterious event has put the Gand bounty hunter in a deep coma reliving his past. Can T'onga and 4-LOM save Zuckuss before his mind is lost? And before the Empire's most lethal unit hunting Valance catches up to them...
X-MEN 20 Marvel LORD OF THE BROOD - PART TWO! When the X-Men's close friend Broo became the Brood King, he gained the ability to control the savage alien race he was both a part of and so different from. Now he is experiencing his own nightmare scenario - the Brood are killing his friends, and there is nothing he can do to stop it! Featuring a connecting cover to CAPTAIN MARVEL #47!
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #1 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Clayton Henry ANOTHER SUPERMAN HAS FALLEN. Across the Multiverse, Kal-Els are being murdered. Val-Zod, the Superman of Earth-2, believes only one man can help stop the killing—Kal-El's son, Jon Kent! Jon will have to step across dimensions and face the killer of the Kal-Els, the monstrous Ultraman, the man who kidnapped and tortured him for years. And Val-Zod is not acting alone in trying to save the Supermen. Who is the mysterious woman alongside him? And what is her shocking connection to the Super-Family?
BATMAN #133 DC Comics (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto (CA) Jorge Jimenez Everyone goes insane eventually. And then they belong to the terrifying Red Mask! But Gotham City has a new savior. He strikes from the shadows, exhumes the dead, and is known only as...the Batman. And in our backup story, Tim Drake's search for Batman continues as he and Superman, Jon Kent, team up to stop the terror of the Toyman!
BATMAN #357 FACSIMILE EDITION DC Comics (W) Gerry Conway (A) Don Newton, Alfredo Alcala (CA) Ed Hannigan, Dick Giordano Batman meets one of his most peculiar foes of all time when he encounters the gangster known as...the Squid! Plus, a trip to the circus gives Dick Grayson an eerie sense of deja vu when he sees a performance by young acrobat Jason Todd—the boy fated to inherit the mantle of Robin! This facsimile edition reprints the first cameo appearance of Jason Todd and includes all the original ads from the 1983 periodical
BATMAN & THE JOKER THE DEADLY DUO #5 (OF 7) DC Comics (W/A/CA) Marc Silvestri When the Deadly Duo's investigation brings them into the catacombs under Gotham, Batman and The Joker's adventure becomes a trip into hell. If you thought this series had already shown you its horrors, get ready for a descent into the heart of darkness as Batman and The Joker's true enemy is revealed.
JOKER THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #6 DC Comics (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico The Joker's enjoying the sunny, warm weather of Los Angeles so much that he's decided to stay...and get involved in local politics! Kate Spencer's fists might have something to say about that, though!
COSMIC GHOST RIDER 1 Marvel VENGEANCE REAWAKENED! In a far-flung corner of deep space, Frank Castle has eked out a quiet existence, his days as Cosmic Ghost Rider finally behind him. But across the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a trail of bodies in his wake and his name is…Cosmic Ghost Rider?! When Frank's peaceful existence is shattered, he must suit up once more and face his most savage enemy yet - himself! Be there for the start of a sprawling space adventure with shocking twists and turns in the saga of Cosmic Ghost Rider!
HALLOWS' EVE 1 Marvel Spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Hallows' Eve gets her own series! Janine Godby's world has been blown up several times in her life, but this time. she has a bag of super-powered masks and a chip on her shoulder. She's on the run from the police, but there's someone else after her too. Don't miss this breakout character break even bigger!
I AM IRON MAN 1 Marvel Beneath the red and gold armor is a hopeless romantic, a genius inventor, a war hero, a billionaire, an Avenger, a person, TONY STARK. Dynamic Duo Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande (MOON KNIGHT: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD, IRON MAN #25 and AVENGERS UNLIMITED) unite again to journey through the rich history of IRON MAN - telling stories never seen before that are set in iconic eras of ol' Shellhead. No better way to celebrate Iron Man's 60TH ANNIVERSARY than getting to watch him be the Earth's mightiest hero who we love so much. Kaiju battles under the sea, alien invasions in the desert, a rescue mission in outer space, all that and more are to be expected in this new series - ideal for readers new to Iron Man and longstanding fans of the Golden Avenger.
SPIDER-MAN 6 Marvel We met, possibly, the most important character in all of the Spider-Verse last issue. Shathra's big plan gets even bigger, and the last bit of hope is about to be crushed!
SPIDER-MAN: UNFORGIVEN 1 Marvel SPIDER-MAN GETS THE FRIGHT - AND FIGHT - OF HIS LIFE! RAIZO KODO and the clanless vampires of the FORGIVEN scour the underworld for the most dangerous ghouls and creatures known to man… But when former Sorceress Supreme SALOMÉ returns with a devastatingly devious plan, these moral monsters might run into more trouble than they bargained for… And mixed up in the middle of it all is the one and only AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
ACTION COMICS #1052 DC Comics (W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, Leah Williams (A) Rafa Sandoval, Lee Weeks, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Steve Beach METALLO ATTACKS! The crown jewel of Superman's new Metropolis is in ruins, and the increasingly violent Blue Earth movement is keeping the entire Super-Family on their toes. Meanwhile, Metallo's powerful new body is evolving in unforeseen, horrific ways. As Metallo’s life and sanity continue to unravel, he sets out to capture the only person who can help him: John Henry Irons. It's Steel versus Metallo as the new era of Action Comics continues!
BATMAN VS ROBIN #5 (OF 5) DC Comics (W) Mark Waid (A) Mahmud Asrar (CA) Kelley Jones WILL FATHER AND SON RECONCILE...OR RUMBLE? The Lazarus Volcano has left its impact on planet Earth, but the fallout from Bruce and Damian Wayne's war is far from over. It's been a long road from the initial tensions that drove a wedge between father and son in the pages of Teen Titans, but is the hatchet at last ready to be buried? A bold new chapter in the lives of Batman and Robin begins in this epic final issue!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1069 DC Comics (W) Ram V (A) Ivan Reis (CA) Evan Cagle Batman investigates the frozen Azmer that Mr. Freeze gave him, and makes a huge discovery about the ancient demons. Meanwhile, Azmer begin to pour into Gotham's streets, controlling helpless people and those poor souls the city cares not for...all to do the Orghams' bidding. Then, in the backup story, what kind of deal have the Orghams struck with Mr. Freeze, and is he also controlled by an Azmer?
RIDDLER YEAR ONE #3 (OF 6) DC Comics (W) Paul Dano (A) Stevan Subic (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz Edward reaches out to the daughter of a mob victim who might have insight into their operation. Meanwhile, his boss at the accounting firm believes there's a reason to be suspicious about Wayne Industries' payments to Bruce Wayne. And in his most daring move yet, Edward goes undercover at a company responsible for locking away highly sensitive documents. What he finds may lead to his most shocking revelation yet! Actor Paul Dano (The Batman) and artist Stevan Subic continue the origin of the Riddler, leading up to his appearance in Matt Reeves's epic film.
BUFFY THE LAST VAMPIRE SLAYER SPECIAL #1
(W) Casey Gilly (A) Joe Jaro (CA) Ario Anandito
It's been 4
years, and Buffy, Angel, and Thess have been living in relative peace as
a dysfunctionally cozy family. But nothing can last forever... Tara might not be dead, but they're losing hope for her staying among the living, and strange new vampires have been sighted.
To get to the bottom of these unfolding horrors, our gang will have to
head underground... and face the horrifying true cause of the decline in