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                              In store February 28,  2024:

                                         MARVEL:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 44 [GW]
Marvel
GANG WAR CONCLUSION! Madame Masque makes the power move she's been waiting to make her entire life. This is not going to go the way you think it will!

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT 3
Marvel
Off the shores of New York City sits THE RAFT, a government facility full of secrets and danger! Can CAPTAIN AMERICA infiltrate it before the new IRON MAN gives him the same gruesome fate as TONY STARK?

DEAD X-MEN 2 [FHX]
Marvel
THE IMPOSSIBLE TEAM ON AN IMPOSSIBLE QUEST! The Dead X-Men leap across time and space in a last-ditch effort to prevent catastrophe, but they're not the only ones breaking through the fabric of reality! As these five mutants go places no one has gone before, a cloaked figure stalks them from the shadows…and nothing will survive if she reaches her goal!

GIANT-SIZE FANTASTIC FOUR 1
Marvel
IMPERIUS REX! Namor is imprisoned, serving out his sentence as the disgraced King of Atlantis! So when a new yet ancient threat arises from the sea, who better to leap into the fray than Marvel's First Family: the FANTASTIC FOUR! Writer FABIAN NICIEZA and artist CREEES LEE join forces for a GIANT-SIZE deep dive into some of Atlantis' most dangerous history…and the present that can scarcely hope to contain it! PLUS: Includes a reprinting of FANTASTIC FOUR #33, a classic issue from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby featuring betrayal, action and high drama - in the Atlantean style!

RESURRECTION OF MAGNETO 2 [FHX]
Marvel
THE KEY - THE SECRET! In the depths, Magneto was given a key by strange forces - and impossibly, he holds it still. Now, in death, Max Eisenhardt judges his own life - and counts the cost. Should he return to the world? Can he allow Storm to bring him back? And what does the Deep Key unlock?

WOLVERINE 44
Marvel
SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 4! Death has followed LOGAN for over a century. But as the blood pools and the gravestones pile up around him, what happens when SABRETOOTH kills again? The fallout of significant mutant deaths, and a desperate tactical play by WOLVERINE and X-FORCE turns the SABRETOOTH WAR on its head!

                             DC Comics:

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #10
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Karl Kerschl, Torunn Gronbekk, Delilah S. Dawson, Dan Watters Art by Karl Kerschl, Fernando Pasarin and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz Gotham Academy is back in session in the first part of Karl Kerschl’s thrilling three-part Batman adventure, guest-starring Maps Mizoguchi and Tristan Grey! Kirk Langstrom, formerly Man-Bat, now clean of his serum for years, is teaching at Gotham Academy. But Man-Bat is menacing the city. Has Dr. Langstrom fallen off the wagon, or is there a deeper, far more sinister, plan afoot? Plus, get ready for a conspiracy only Lois Lane could solve, a tale of rip-roaring adventure starring Artemis, and a Batman Black & White tale from Dan Watters and Ricardo López Ortiz!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1082
 DC Comics
(W) Ram V., Dan Watters (A) Riccardo Federici, Stefano Raffaele, Christopher Mitten (CA) Evan Cagle
Elegy of Sand continues, and Batman's hallucinatory trek across a desert between worlds becomes ever more dangerous as he finds himself face-to-face against...well, you'll just have to wait and find out. Meanwhile, in Gotham, a strange Utopia is blooming as the Orghams continue to hypnotize the public into believing that Batman never existed. And as this knight-less city thrives, one must ask...did Gotham ever need Batman in the first place?

                          INDEPENDENTS:

DUKE #3 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Tom Reilly, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Declan Shalvey
Duke's search for answers has led him to a classified holding site for America’s most dangerous prisoners.
Now he’s the most wanted man in the world.
Unfortunately, everyone seems to prefer him DEAD over ALIVE.

STAR TREK: DEFIANT #12
IDW Publishing
Original Star Trek: Defiant writer-artist duo Christopher Cantwell and Ángel Unzueta delve into the sci-fi horror genre in arc three of the fan-favorite series!
Eager to move past the unofficial bounty-hunting mission assigned to them by Starfleet, disgraced former ambassador and Starfleet legend, Worf, and his rogue crew make way for Starbase 99, a run-down remnant of the Dominion War, to complete their fugitive drop-off. The clandestine assignment has left them disillusioned with Starfleet and with one another, but a surprise awaits the Defiant crew, threatening to tear the crew apart even further—literally.

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                            In store February 21, 2024:

                                   Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 253 FACSIMILE EDITION
Marvel
Peter Parker has a new costume - and now he has a new nemesis to match! A criminal mastermind calling himself the Rose is making major waves in the New York City underworld, and Spider-Man is about to feel his thorns! But Peter is only just beginning to understand the amazing abilities of his secretly symbiotic suit, so it would be a wise move to bet on black! Meanwhile, Peter's problems in his personal life continue to mount. What could he possibly do to disappoint his adoring Aunt May?! The symbiotic saga continues here in spectacular fashion.
 It's one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #253.

INCREDIBLE HULK 9
Marvel
HULK VERSUS THE ANGEL OF DEATH - FROZEN CHARLOTTE! Phillip Kennedy Johnson's latest spine-chilling tale brings Hulk into a supernatural town haunted by a serial killer…but she is no mere mortal killer, and Hulk will need the help of a supernatural detective in order to track her down!

MARVEL SUPER HEROES SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD 4
Marvel
FALCON, ICEMAN, DAREDEVIL, HUMAN TORCH VS. SPIDER-MAN?! The SECRET WARS reach their peak, with the "missing heroes" of FALCON, ICEMAN and DAREDEVIL joining HUMAN TORCH at last, as the true nature of the BEYONDER'S test is revealed! Their enemy? SPIDER-MAN! A grand finale nearly forty years in the making as the full scope of the legendary original Secret Wars comes into focus!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN 2
Marvel
THE MOST SURPRISING SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE 21ST CENTURY CONTINUES! Spider-Man faces his first super villain! J. Jonah Jameson's quest to uncover who is really pulling the strings of this new Ultimate Universe leads to a shocking revelation! And New York City welcomes its newest hero…the Green Goblin!

                               DC Comics:

BATMAN #144
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Nesi, Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli & Stefano Nesi
The climactic, chilling conclusion to The Joker Year One that will have massive repercussions for the future! The Red Hood Gang is on a rampage and the only man who can stop them...is The Joker!
Can Batman stop a devastating new virus in a future where The Joker looms over him?

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #24
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
RETURN TO KINGDOM COME CONCLUDES! With no way back to their own Earth, will Superman and Batman have to witness the tragic events that led to cataclysm--or are they fated to take the place of their doppelgangers?

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #5 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Christian Duce, Tom Derenick (CA) Drew Johnson
The cataclysmic crossover between the DCU and Legendary's Monsterverse continues! The Justice League have regrouped after their initial losses and discover nefarious plans by the Legion of Doom AND the League of Assassins are underway to use the Monsters for their evil purposes. As Lois Lane uncovers truths about the monster's identities, the League also learns of a beacon that’s drawing all the creatures to one location...the final battle to save Earth is about to begin!

SUPERMAN #11
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) David Baldeon (CA) Jamal Campbell
THE LEX LUTHOR REVENGE SQUAD ATTACKS! Superman is back from his blast to the past but finds that Mr. Graft and Dr. Pharm have gathered some of Lex Luthor's greatest enemies with a mission to wipe out Lex and everything he loves from Metropolis. Superman will fight to save Lex's life but when he learns the truth about Lex's past...will he want to?

COBRA COMMANDER #2 (OF 5)
 Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Andrea Milana, Annalisa Leoni
After last issue’s shocking reveals, Cobra Commander searches for a power greater than any the Earth has ever seen.
But when this mission brings him face-to-face with a fan-favorite G.I. Joe faction—will they be friend, foe, or something else entirely?

GODZILLA RIVALS: MOTHRA VS. M.O.G.U.E.R.A.
IDW Publishing
Mothra is a great protector and friend to humanity, but not everyone believes the monster is always going to be on our side. When an anti-kaiju group controlling the powerful robotic Mechagodzilla and M.O.G.U.E.R.A. attacks Mothra’s home, it’s up to a few brave souls, an injured Mothra, and a little extra robotic help to save the day!

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                         INDEPENDENTS:

                        In store February 14,  2024:

                           Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 43 [GW]
Marvel
The Final Fight of GANG WAR starts here! The biggest and most brutal battle in Spider-Man history starts now, so batten your hatches!!!
If you thought you knew what Madame Masque or Hobgoblin or Beetle or Diamondback was capable of, THINK AGAIN!

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES 2
Marvel
THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT! The search for Lucius brings ape scientists Cornelius and Zira, along with their human guide Nova, deeper into the Forbidden Zone - which is forbidden for a reason.
 What never-before-seen dangers await them in the ruins of the old Yankee Stadium? Find out in the next installment of the thrilling new series by Marc Guggenheim and Álvaro López!

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 43
Marvel
WHO DARES COMMIT TREASON AGAINST THE EMPIRE?! Seemingly disparate threads from years of storytelling come together as DARTH VADER uncovers the master plan of the SCHISM IMPERIAL!
The UMBARAN nurtures her conspirators! KITSTER and WALD return - along with the death machinery of GOVERNOR TAUNTAZA! But when a group of betrayers come together, how long will it be until they betray each other?

WOLVERINE 43
Marvel
SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 3! SABRETOOTH and WOLVERINE once worked together - and killed together!
Howhow do the violent missions of their TEAM X days factor into the SABRETOOTH WAR being waged in the present?

                           DC Comics:

ACTION COMICS #1062
 DC Comics
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) John Timms
The shocking second chapter of the Worst Bizarro Story Ever! Jason Aaron's first time writing Superman sees the Man of Steel trapped in a world gone mad, a Metropolis transformed into the City of Bizarro! While Superman struggles to save the lives of people who despise him, he's also battling the most powerful Bizarro of all...the one inside his own mind!

BATMAN #143
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Nesi, Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli & Stefano Nesi
The terrifying tale of The Joker Year One continues as a mysterious figure from Batman's past has come into Joker's orbit, changing the Clown Prince of Crime forever!
What secrets does the re-formed Red Hood Gang have for Batman's future?

BATMAN AND ROBIN #6
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Nikola Cizmesija (CA) Simone Di Meo
The dynamic duo has proven they can work as Batman and Robin countless times, but now they must work together as Bruce and Damian to stop a deadly killer...on a soccer field?! The mystery of who is Shush and what they are doing in Gotham continues to grow, but Damian is confronted with a blast from his past that wants him to leave his father and Gotham!

GREEN LANTERN #8
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams, Ron Marz (A) Xermanico, Dale Eaglesham (CA) Steve Beach
After the revelations of what happened on Korugar, Hal discovers the United Planets are consolidating power in the universe by nefarious means, but before he can stop them, representatives of the United Planets Corps have arrived to arrest Hal for unlawful use of emotional spectrum energy in a quarantined zone!

                    INDEPENDENTS:

DUTCH #1 (OF 3)
Image Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Simon Gane
MINISERIES PREMIERE
The legendary ’90s super-soldier returns for an all-new adventure! An enemy from the past has forced Dutch back into the belly of the beast—but will his former teammates welcome him back? Or will a cybernetic kill team get to him first?
 It’s balls-to-the-wall action from the team of** CASEY** and GANE! Plus: an exclusive variant cover by legendary DUTCH creator CHAP YAEP!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #148
IDW Publishing
With Armaggon traveling further and further back in time, Donatello begins to wonder just when he’s going. And while Donnie plans, an ally shows their hand…
Join Sophie Campbell and artist Vincenzo Federici (TMNT: The Armageddon Game) as the road to #150 continues!

TRANSFORMERS #5
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
Starscream revives one of the most powerful Decepticons to eliminate the Autobots once and for all.

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                              In store February 7,  2024:

                                    Marvel:

ALIEN 4
Marvel
THE PERFECT ORGANISM MEETS ITS MATCH?! When Xenomorphs crash-landed on moon LV-695, they did what they do best: SLAUGHTER. And…transformed.
 The native kaiju of this icy rock thought themselves apex predators, but they were no match for Xenomorph fury. Now a hybrid creature has emerged…is this the evolutionary twist that ends Xenomorphs? And will any humans live to tell the tale? Jun Yutani springs his final trap!

AVENGERS 10
Marvel
As the Avengers battle the Twilight Court, the mysterious Myrddin has his rival within reach.
With Kang being the only source of information the Avengers have regarding the Tribulation Events, can the Avengers save him before Myrddin strikes?

STAR WARS: MACE WINDU 1
Marvel
ONE OF THE GREATEST JEDI MUST STOP AN INCENDIARY SECRET FROM FALLING INTO THE WRONG HANDS! Even in the years before THE CLONE WARS, MACE WINDU was known for his discipline, determination and combat skills. When a scientist's discovery threatens the balance of the galaxy, Mace is led down a treacherous path of mystery and action. Introducing AZITA CRUUZ, a pirate with a deadly secret, who the HUTTS and the REPUBLIC will stop at nothing to control!

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI 5
DARTH VADER STRIKES! Imperial forces attempt to draw OBI-WAN out! REVA, Third Sister of the INQUISITORS, has tightened her grip on the Path outpost that hides the wanted Jedi, Obi-Wan Kenobi.
The penultimate chapter of the OBI-WAN KENOBI Disney+ series ends with a BANG

ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER 1
Marvel
THE NEW ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER! In the wake of ULTIMATE INVASION, Khonshu and Ra - the force known together as Moon Knight - are seeking to expand their brutal control of the continent of Africa. In response, the lone bulwark against them, the isolated nation of Wakanda, will send forth its champion…its king…the Black Panther! From the creative minds of Bryan Hill (BLADE, KILLMONGER) and Stefano Caselli (X-MEN RED, AVENGERS) comes a bold new take on the world of Black Panther and Wakanda!

WOLVERINE: MADRIPOOR KNIGHTS 1
Marvel
Return to the island-nation of Madripoor as X-Men legend Chris Claremont takes the helm of an all-new WOLVERINE tale teaming Logan with his long-standing friends CAPTAIN AMERICA and the BLACK WIDOW!
Picking up in the window of the all-time classic UNCANNY X-MEN #268, thrill to a brand-new adventure! When a secret weapon brings Captain America to Madripoor, the trio team-up you've been waiting decades for will finally come to pass as the mission brings Logan and Black Widow into a race against time against a multitude of foes, including the HAND! You've been waiting for this one…and you'll never guess where it goes!

X-MEN 31 [FHX]
Marvel
THE ULTIMATE MUTANT HUNTER! The X-Men lived in fear of Nimrod's creation, and now it's clear why!
The ultimate weapon of mutant extinction is ever-adapting, ever-evolving, with only one goal - DEATH TO MUTANTKIND!

                    DC Comics:

BATMAN #142
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Nesi, Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli & Stefano Nesi
The tragic death of the leader of the Red Hood Gang in a vat of chemicals has become the subject of myth...but what is the heartbreaking and gruesome tale of the monster who walked away from that violent birth?
How does it affect Batman's distant future? The Joker Year One begins here!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #2
DC Comics
(W) J. Torres (A/CA) Scott Jeralds
Come to Slaughter Swamp and get a selfie with Solomon Grundy! For the adventure tourism crowd, that's a potent lure, and there's a real estate developer who has big plans...and a lot of swamp to profit from! Will Batman and the gang from Mystery Inc. figure out what's going on in time to save some Gothamites from a zombie disaster?

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #2 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
The cosmic tragedy of the House of Zod continues, as New Kandor's first nuclear family truly goes nuclear! With his newly christened homeworld a prime target for alien invasion, General Zod is forced to mine the darkest depths of his own soul in order to defend it.
It's madness and mayhem on a galactic scale brought to you by the star-crossed team of Casey and McDaid!

SUPERMAN 78 THE METAL CURTAIN #4 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Gavin Guidry
Metallo declares war against Superman on American soil! These two men of steel will duke it out in the nation’s capital, and only one can be declared the winner!

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                            In store January 31,  2024:

                        MARVEL:

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT 2
Marvel
With the clock ticking to New Year's Day, and the world against him, CAPTAIN AMERICA must build an army to save America!
Will his surviving friends sign up, or is he going to have to lead the ragtag group called THE DEFENDERS against the expert military marksman known as BULLSEYE?

DEAD X-MEN 1 [FHX]
Marvel
DEATH WAS ONLY THE BEGINNING! When the world turned against Krakoa, these five mutants lost their lives…but their mission as X-Men is just getting started.
To preserve Xavier's dream, they must accomplish the impossible - or die again trying! Spinning out from RISE OF THE POWERS OF X, discover…who are the DEAD X-MEN?!

INCREDIBLE HULK 8
Marvel
THE EPIC CONCLUSION OF HULK'S THROWDOWN WITH THE WWII GHOST RIDER AND THE WAR DEVILS! The Personification of Rage and the Spirit of Vengeance have their own vengeful spirit to conquer!
 When the Hulk and the undead Ghost Rider of the past finally come face-to-face with the monstrosity controlling the war devils, a bone-crushing brawl follows!

MARVEL SUPER HEROES SECRET WARS: BATTLEWORLD 3
Marvel
AMID THE CHAOS, THERE COMES - A CALAMITY! BARON ZEMO and the villains have the heroes in their grasp! But what discovery by the HOBGOBLIN will threaten to tear their shaky alliance asunder?
Featuring SPIDER-MAN, the HUMAN TORCH and some surprise guests - but you'll never believe the ending!

WOLVERINE 42
Marvel
SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 2! VICTOR CREED and the SABRETEETH have big plans for LOGAN. See the war escalate under the claws of the many Creeds!

                         DC:

BATMAN AND ROBIN 2024 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Howard Porter
FATHER-AND-SON ROAD TRIP! Batman and Robin have gone through hell the last few months, so Bruce decides to take Damian on a camping trip to bond. But as they try to enjoy the great outdoors, they find a different kind of hunting ground...one that hunts the most dangerous game!
Trapped and cut off from their weapons and backup, Batman and Robin must use their surroundings to hold off and take down some of DC's deadliest mercenaries!

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST 2024 ANNUAL #1 (ONE SHOT)  DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dan Mora
Written by Mark Waid, Cullen Bunn, Stephanie Williams, Dennis Culver, and Christopher Cantwell Art by Edwin Galmon, Rosi Kampe, Travis Mercer, and Jorge Fornes IT'S THE WORLD'S FINEST ANNUAL!
 As the battle against Magog rages on Earth-22, Batman and Superman discover a surprising secret by way of the 5th dimension! Meanwhile, Metamorpho's story picks up after the events of the Elementary arc as our hero journeys deep within an ancient tomb that may have a hidden, deadly connection to his secret origin! Plus, Batman recruits the Challengers of the Unknown for a top-secret mission, and a special, sizzling story stars the Teen Titans' most buzzworthy member, Bumblebee! It's a world tour of the World's Finest in this first-ever series annual, curated by World's Finest architect Mark Waid!

TRINITY SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
 DC Comics
(W) Tom King (A) Belen Ortega, Daniel Sampere (CA) Daniel Sampere
THE FIRST APPEARANCES OF DC'S BREAKOUT CHARACTER, COLLECTED! FEATURING A BRAND NEW STORY FROM THE WONDER WOMAN TEAM OF TOM KING AND DANIEL SAMPERE!
Featuring DC's brightest new star, Trinity! Discover Lizzie's earliest adventures as she takes the world of heroes by storm! Reprinting the character's first appearance alongside hilarious tales of the little Amazon and her Super Son babysitters, this special will be an instant classic for fans old and new. Plus, a brand-new story from the all-star creative team behind Wonder Woman that will tease the future of Diana's daughter!

                                   INDEPENDENTS:

DUKE #2 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Tom Reilly, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Tom Reilly
CODENAME G.I. JOE CONTINUES! Conrad Hauser, aka "Duke," is on the run from the very government he trusted, investigating secrets that may be More Than Meets The Eye.
Now, he’s about to meet the last person any G.I. JOE fan ever expected! Are they friend, foe, or in it for themselves?

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                       In store January 24,  2024:

                          Marvel:

DAREDEVIL: BLACK ARMOR 3
Marvel
BACK IN BLACK! Friends and foes alike become embroiled in the battle for their lives beneath the streets of Hell's Kitchen!
With a deadly puppet master who returning and legendary writer D.G. Chichester is no stranger to and your new favorite artist Netho Diaz, this series has only just started to turn up the heat

IMMORTAL THOR 6
Marvel
A LEGEND FROM THE PAST! The All-Father sought answers to his new troubles in memories of old. And to refresh those memories, he consulted his Skald... ...to tell a tale of when Young Thor and Young Loki journeyed out beyond Asgard - on a quest that would determine the fate of all the Realms.
This is the story of the IMMORTAL THOR...and of his first Journey Into Mystery.

PUNISHER 3
Marvel
ENTER...THE FEARMASTER! Hunted down by the authorities, the Punisher must face down the one threat that cannot be stopped by bombs or bullets...the terrors inside his own mind.
With an innocent life hanging in the balance, can the Punisher escape the Fearmaster's deadly abattoir, or will his quest for vengeance be cut short just as his true enemy stands revealed?

RESURRECTION OF MAGNETO 1 [FHX]
Marvel
LIFEDEATH! On Krakoa, resurrection from the dead was as easy as completing a circuit - but Krakoa fell. The time of easy miracles is over, and only the hard roads are left.
Now it falls to Storm - as the epic conclusion to the Krakoan age looms - to bring their oldest enemy home to fight against the FALL OF THE HOUSE OF X…but after all he did, and all that was done to him, can Magneto bear to return?

STAR WARS: THRAWN ALLIANCES 1
Marvel
RETURN TO THE SAGA OF THRAWN WITH THE COMIC-BOOK ADAPTATION OF THRAWN: ALLIANCES! TIMOTHY ZAHN teams with STAR WARS veteran JODY HOUSER to bring THRAWN: ALLIANCES to the pages of comic books!
Watch as ANDREA DI VITO & PAT OLLIFFE bring the action to life showcasing the tactical prowess of the galaxy's most dangerous mind!

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 3
Marvel
TIME IS RUNNING OUT! Only ONE man can save the day! Well, one man and his army of expendable Spider-Minions! The Spider-Base will be reactivated! Refuel the Arachno-Mechs! Load your web-cannons!
 The moment you've been training for has arrived! Suit up, dolts! We're going to WAR!

                    DC Comics:

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #9
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Tom King, Gabriel Hardman, Kyle Starks, and Bruno Redondo Art by Mitch Gerads, Gabriel Hardman, Fernando Pasarin, and Bruno Redondo Batman finally confronts The Joker in the brutal conclusion to The Winning Card by Tom King and Mitch Gerads! Aquaman faces down the Dominator threat at the bottom of the ocean in Gabriel Hardman’s epic final chapter! Hell comes to the Quad Cities in the conclusion of Kyle Starks and Fernando Pasarin's Wild Dog: Here Comes Trouble!
Eisner Award winner Bruno Redondo writes and illustrates a poignant tale of the Dark Knight!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1081
DC Comics
(W) Ram V, Dan Watters (A) Riccardo Federici, Stefano Raffaele (CA) Evan Cagle
Spirited away from a city that believes him dead, Batman has been brought far from Gotham and deposited in a desert of legend. Possessed by an Azmer demon and rapidly losing his own identity, he must now cross this mythic landscape on a vision quest. With no water, no supplies, and no one to save him, Batman is left with two choices: burn out the demon or be left as bones in the sand. Meanwhile, the Orghams' master plan is finally fully enacted as they use the Reality Engine to make all of Gotham forget there ever was a Batman.
Bear witness to Batman's worst fears made manifest in Elegy of Sand, part one!

FLASH #123 FACSIMILE EDITION
DC Comics
(W) Gardner Fox (A) Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella (CA) Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson
The Flash meets the other Flash in this historic re-creation of Flash of Two Worlds! When Barry Allen's vibrational powers tear a hole between realities, he inadvertently winds up on Earth-Two--home to speedster Jay Garrick. But before Barry can go home, he'll have to help Jay contend with a trio of terrors in the form of the Thinker, the Fiddler, and the Shade!
This faithful facsimile includes the original story and ads from the 1961 printing.

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SPAWN #349
Image Comics
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Federico Sabbatini
"The final battle for the Throne of HELL begins now.

STAR TREK: DEFIANT ANNUAL
IDW Publishing
After the classified information she stole from the Klingon High Council fails to earn back her favor with Romulan intelligence, Commander Sela is forced to take drastic action and turns back the clock. But what was supposed to be a surefire plan to correct her past failures quickly spirals into chaos when the technology malfunctions and sends her to a devastated war-torn past with the last person Sela ever wanted to see again—her mother, Tasha Yar.
Written by Christopher Cantwell (Iron Man and Star Trek: Defiant) and drawn by Ramon Rosanas of the Eisner-nominated Star Trek series!

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                        In store January 17,  2024:

                           Marvel:

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT 1
Marvel
In a gleaming new world of prosperity, Captain America is no more. But Steve Rogers still exists, floating through an America where freedom is an illusion, where THE AVENGERS are strangers and his friends are long dead. But is the Dream? How do you assemble Avengers in a world that doesn't want them? PLUS: A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this issue!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 42 [GW]
Marvel
GANG WAR CONTINUES! The Beetle has stepped up in her father's absence, and she's become a very different Janice Lincoln.
She's smart, dangerous and ready to take the big chair. With Spider-Man and others distracted by Kingpin, she just might do it.

FANTASTIC FOUR 16
Marvel
When a teacher shares a list of inventions a scientist from the 1600s hoped future generations would one day make, Valeria and Franklin Richards decide to go for bonus points… …by ticking off some of those unfinished items and inventing the impossible. Enlisting the aid of Jo-Venn and N'Kalla Grimm, the four of them engage in a little amateur mad science that quickly spirals out of hand! Do they go to their parents and ask for help? Of course not! A couple of kids can easily fix this, right?
According to the couple of kids involved in this series of bad decisions: yes! Absolutely! Nothing will possibly go wrong. Also featured in this issue: several things going wrong!

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI 4
Marvel
OBI-WAN PLOTS A DARING MISSION INTO ENEMY TERRITORY! OBI-WAN and TALA must evade the INQUISITORS to rescue LEIA! Meanwhile, THIRD SISTER and the other INQUISITORS try to impress DARTH VADER by being the one to finally capture OBI-WAN!

X-MEN 30 [FHX]
Marvel
WE ARE NOT ANIMALS! As the chaos of mutantkind's fight back against their fall at the hands of Orchis rages in FALL OF THE HOUSE OF X, other forgotten foes come from the woodwork to take on the X-Men in their time of peril! Synch and Talon find themselves once more besieged by the High Evolutionary and his creations to reap the consequences of their last encounter!

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BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #23
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The walls are closing in on the World's Finest duo as Boy Thunder falls fully under the thrall of Gog in the universe of Kingdom Come! Superman and Batman race against the clock not only to keep Boy Thunder from becoming Magog--but to save the Multiverse itself!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #4 (OF 7)
The Justice League's losses are mounting as they battle to contain the titans from Legendary's Monsterverse! Aquaman and Atlantis confront an otherworldly leviathan, while in the shadows, the Legion of Doom and Lex Luthor plot their next decisive move to eliminate the League...but the emergence of the League of Shadows could spell doom for the world!

SUPERMAN #10
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Bruno Redondo (CA) Jamal Campbell
HOWDY, PARDNERS! Welcome to the Wild West of Metropolis, where the Man of Tomorrow meets the Man from Yesterday! Clark Kent is on a rootin'-tootin' rodeo adventure alongside the ghostly Marilyn Moonlight as they get to the bottom of why she haunts the night!
Get your posse and join us for a hoedown like you've never seen before. Yee-haw!

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COBRA COMMANDER #1 (OF 5)
Miniseries Premiere The Rise of Cobra Begins HERE. In a world where the Cobra organization hasn’t formed, one man’s sinister plans to utilize the mysterious alien substance known as Energon sends shockwaves across the globe. Who is Cobra Commander? Where does he come from? And what horrors is he planning to unleash that will rock the world – and maybe the universe – to its core? Red-hot writer JOSHUA WILLIAMSON (Superman, DUKE) and artist ANDREA MILANA (IMPACT WINTER: ROOK) kick off the second of four action-packed miniseries that will introduce the best and worst humanity has to offer in the Energon Universe.

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AVENGERS 9
Marvel
The Avengers battle the Twilight Court...for the sake of Kang the Conqueror?
The Twilight Court wishes to bring Kang to justice, but the Avengers still have need of the comatose conqueror. Which side can claim to truly be just?

GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN 1
Marvel
SPIDER-MAN VS. VENOM! DYLAN BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM, has a bone…or a brain…to pick with MILES MORALES! With MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN scribe CODY ZIGLAR teaming up with IBAN COELLO (VENOM, FANTASTIC FOUR), and with a cover by the legendary BRYAN HITCH, this is a GIANT-SIZED spidey story that can't be missed! And this is just the first of more exciting GIANT-SIZE one-shots featuring your favorite characters releasing through the first half of this year!
PLUS: Includes a reprinting of ULTIMATE COMICS: SPIDER-MAN #22 by Spidey-legends Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli featuring the epic conclusion of Miles' first battle with Ultimate Venom!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN 1
MarvelTHE NEW ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN FOR A NEW ULTIMATE UNIVERSE! Visionary writer Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X/POWERS OF X) and acclaimed artist Marco Checchetto (DAREDEVIL) bring you a bold new take on Spider-Man, with this, the debut title of the new line of Ultimate Comics! After the events of ULTIMATE INVASION, the world needs a hero…who will rise up to take on that responsibility? Prepare to be entangled in a web of mystery and excitement as the all-new ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN comic redefines the wall-crawler for the 21st Century!

WOLVERINE 41
Marvel
SABRETOOTH WAR BEGINS HERE! THE MOST VIOLENT WOLVERINE STORY EVER TOLD! Get ready for the showdown to end all showdowns - WOLVERINE VS. SABRETOOTH!
 It's been years since these heavy hitters have crossed paths in the Marvel Universe, but as Krakoa falls, so rises SABRETOOTH - and he's out for revenge! They threw VICTOR CREED in the PIT, but he's free and, wielding an army of Sabretooths, will prove once and for all why he is LOGAN's ultimate nemesis. Co-written by literary powerhouses Benjamin Percy (WOLVERINE, GHOST RIDER) and Victor LaValle (The Changeling, SABRETOOTH) and drawn by artistic dynamos Cory Smith (CONAN, GHOST RIDER) and Geoff Shaw (WEAPONS OF VENGEANCE, WOLVERINE: PATCH), don't miss the inaugural issue in this multi-shipping saga leading up to the landmark issue #50!

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ACTION COMICS #1061
DC Comics
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) John Timms
SUPERMAN SUPERSTARS BEGINS! THE WIZARD, BIZARRO! Jason Aaron writes Superman for the very first time, teaming up with all-star artist John Timms to present a startling new vision of the Man of Steel's strangest foe. When Superman's doppelganger discovers a dark secret about himself, it unleashes the most dangerous version of Bizarro the world has ever seen.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #5
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Nikola Cizmesija (CA) Simone Di Meo
BATMAN AND ROBIN HAVE BEEN SEPARATED! Batman works with White Rabbit to track down the new femme fatale Shush while his son, Damian, hunts down the criminal mastermind who is targeting his father! But Damian won't like who he finds! Don't miss out on the shocking ending!

GREEN LANTERN #7
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams, Peter J. Tomasi (A) Dale Eaglesham, David Lafuente (CA) Edwin Galmon
THE DEATH OF A MAJOR GREEN LANTERN CHARACTER REVEALED! After his explosive confrontation with Sinestro, Green Lantern is confronted by the United Planets Lanterns for illegally operating within the quarantine zone, and the mystery of what took place on Korugar is finally revealed!
PLUS: THE FINALE TO THE ORIGIN OF SINSON, AND THE LEAD-IN TO THE NEW SINISTER SONS SERIES!

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TRANSFORMERS #4
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
"DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON is full of surprises.” —ComicsOnline When the Decepticons attack the Autobots at their weakest moment, an unlikely new hero joins the battle! With human and Transformer robots' lives at stake, can Optimus Prime unlock the true power behind the Matrix of Leadership to save them both?

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 41 [GW]
Marvel
GANG WAR CONTINUES! With all of New York's super underworld fighting for dominance, you didn't think Wilson Fisk, the former Kingpin of Crime, would sit it out, did you?

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES 1
Marvel
INTO THE FORBIDDEN ZONE! In a hostile world run by aggressive gorillas, scientists Cornelius and Zira are the only apes alive who see value in the mute, dumb human race - but even they know human capabilities have severe limits.
So when their nephew Lucius goes missing, it is with great trepidation that they turn to a human ally, a young woman who will someday earn the moniker "Nova"... Steeped in a love for the classic tales, Marc Guggenheim and Álvaro López's series will take the Planet of the Apes legacy to explosive new heights - and it all starts here!

MARVEL ZOMBIES: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD 4
Marvel
FEW SURVIVORS REMAIN…WHO WILL MAKE IT OUT ALIVE?! Three more sagas from the front lines of the zombie apocalypse - the final desperate remnants of humanity in a Marvel Universe full of horror!
 BLADE makes his last stand against evil in the stark, dangerous polar north! A lone PUNISHER faces down the horde…and the decision that very well may be his last! And SHANNA THE SHE-DEVIL battles the Savage Land in an onslaught that can only be described with two words: zombie dinosaurs! What more can we say?! Don't miss out on the bloodiest installment yet!

MIGUEL O'HARA - SPIDER-MAN: 2099 1
Marvel
BEWARE - MARVEL ZOMBIE: 2099! MIGUEL O'HARA teams up with BLADE 2099 to take on a new horrific threat to NUEVA YORK! Introducing the MARVEL ZOMBIE of 2099! He lives! He strikes! And no spider can hold him!
Will SPIDER-MAN be able to stop the ever-evolving zombie infection before it takes hold of his mother and the citizens of the Barrio?

THANOS 2
Marvel
THE ILLUMINATI'S SECRET WEAPON: HULK! The new Illuminati move on Thanos to prevent him from destroying the Earth as part of his quest to reclaim his beloved Death, which means it's time to bring in the biggest gun they've got: THE INCREDIBLE HULK!

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BATMAN #141
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
Zur-En-Arrh has done the unthinkable. And now, cut off from everything and everyone, Batman has to face off against his most devastating enemy in a brutal fight for the future as the specter of The Joker hangs over everything.
The stunning conclusion to Mindbomb is here!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #1
DC Comics
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
A new ongoing series teams up Gotham's greatest detectives with Crystal Cove's teen sleuths! The big top's the place for thrills and chills--even more so when a traveling circus is haunted!
But even Scooby and the gang don't realize just how chilling it is for Nightwing...because this is Haly's Circus, Dick Grayson's childhood home!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #1 (OF12)
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
General Zod was Krypton's most notorious criminal. Now he has an entire planet to rule--but what happens when the most dangerous individual in the universe gets everything he ever wanted?
Obviously, he wants more--and he'll stop at nothing to get it--in the most brutal series you'll read this year! This is not a hero's journey. This is a dark ride, brought to you by the sick and twisted minds of Adventures of Superman writer Joe Casey and artist Dan McDaid in his monumental main-line DC debut. For General Zod and his family, the descent into hell has just begun.

SUPERMAN 78 THE METAL CURTAIN #3 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Gavin Guidry
WHO BUILT METALLO? THIS LOOKS LIKE A JOB FOR...LOIS LANE! Superman is in bad shape after the beating he took from Metallo, but questions need answers. How did the Russians build his suit, and where did his Kryptonite come from?
When it comes to getting answers, the Man of Steel knows just who to turn to: intrepid reporter Lois Lane!

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