AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #36 2099 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Oscar Bazaldua (CA) Tony Daniel • New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man. • What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable? • And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future? Rated T
AVENGERS #28 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinness STARBRAND REBORN PART TWO: THE DRAWING OF THE HERALDS! A mysterious new wielder of the all-powerful, cosmic super-weapon the Starbrand has arisen inside a space prison the size of a galaxy, drawing the attention of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, along with some of the most powerful figures from beyond the stars. Behold the coming of the Three Heralds. Also, Thor is a Brood now... Rated T+
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven From the stories of today to the end of the Marvel Universe! The grand finale has only one promise to make - no one gets out alive! Rated T
STAR WARS RISE KYLO REN #1 (OF 4) MARVEL COMICS (W) Charles Soule (A) Will Sliney (CA) Clayton Crain WITH BEN SOLO'S FALL... COMES KYLO REN'S RISE! Young Ben Solo is legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker's most promising pupil. As the son of Rebel Alliance heroes Leia Organa and Han Solo, as well as Luke's own nephew, Ben has the potential to be a great force for light in the galaxy. But the Skywalker legacy casts a long shadow, the currents of the dark side run deep, and Darth Vader's blood runs in Ben's veins. Voices call from both his past and his future, telling him who he must be. He will shatter, he will be reforged, his destiny will be revealed. Snoke awaits. The Knights of Ren await. Ben Solo's path to his true self begins here. Rated T
BATMAN #85 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Tony S. Daniel The stunning conclusion to "City of Bane" is here! How will Flashpoint Batman be vanquished from our dimension? What will become of Gotham Girl now that she's betrayed all she knows? How will the Bat team cope without Alfred? Will Catwoman stick around? Who will rebuild Gotham City? Is Batman ever going to be Batman again? The event of the summer now closes out the year, setting the stage for a whole new path for the Dark Knight Detective. You don't dare miss the extra-sized concluding chapter to Tom King's epic run on Batman-and it all leads to the new Batman and Catwoman series!
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #12 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank This is it! The final showdown between Dr. Manhattan and Superman shakes up the DC Universe to its very core! But can even the Man of Steel walk out from the shadow of Manhattan?
WONDER WOMAN DEAD EARTH #1 (OF 4) (MR) DC COMICS (W/A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson DC BLACK LABEL - PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT - APPROX. 8.5" x 10.875" The celebrated creator of Murder Falcon and Extremity and artist of The Ghost Fleet, Daniel Warren Johnson brings bold sci-fi chops to his DC debut with a harrowing vision of Wonder Woman unlike anything you've ever seen. Princess Diana of Themyscira left paradise to save Man's World from itself. When Wonder Woman awakens from a centuries-long sleep to discover the Earth reduced to a nuclear wasteland, she knows she failed. Trapped alone in a grim future, Diana must protect the last human city from titanic monsters while uncovering its secret of this dead Earth-and how she may be responsible for it.
STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #9 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Jim McCann (A) Silvia Califano (CA) Stephen Thompson After their close call with the Tholian Assembly, the crew of the Enterprise escorts Ayal back to their home planet, only to find a society teetering on the brink of catastrophe. The final voyages of the original five-year mission continue here!
AMAZING MARY JANE #3 MARVEL COMICS (W) Leah Williams (A) Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Humberto Ramos The Vultures are Circling! • Some people might not be ready for a warts-and-all biopic of MYSTERIO'S early days... • The VULTURE has a bone to pick with his old partner in crime! (That guy's brutal - he might actually want to pick Mysterio's bones!) • It's up to MARY JANE to save the day! But with the film's funding in jeopardy, can she defend the production both on and off the set? Rated T
DOOM 2099 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Tomm Coker THE FUTURE IS DOOM! In 2099, everything has changed. Technology has changed. Governments have changed. People have changed. But only one thing has remained the same...DOOM. Rated T
SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN ALIEN REALITY #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land • Peter Parker find himself entrenched in a battle with Hobgoblin! • Where did HOBGOBLIN get these new powers? • The original creative team from Symbiote Spider-Man return for the next installment of classic tales from the Alien Costume Saga! Rated T+
SPIDER-VERSE #3 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jed MacKay (A) Dike Ruan & Various (CA) Dave Rapoza • Peni Parker, A.K.A. SP//dr is back! • The corruption of the Spider-Verse has reached Earth-14512 and Peni is in deep trouble. • Can Miles Morales help Peni defeat an all-new villainous incarnation?!X Rated T
BATMANS GRAVE #3 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Warren Ellis (A) Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowland (CA) Bryan Hitch A corrupt politico dies by his own hand, but James Gordon is convinced there's something more to it. Now, it's time to ask for access to the Batman's resources. And that is why, right now, in a stately Gotham City mansion, the Batman is being beaten to death.
DETECTIVE COMICS #1017 DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Fernando Blanco (CA) Tony S. Daniel In the dead of winter, a child has gone missing from the Martha Wayne Orphanage in Gotham City...and the bearer of the Wayne family name is on the case. But to solve this mystery, Batman must turn to another bearer of the Wayne family name, his estranged son Damian, to hit the night skies as Batman and Robin once more. Can father and son put aside their differences to rescue the missing Miguel Flores? And what other dark turn is in store for the duo on their journey into the night? Don't miss this special tale by guest writer Tom Taylor!
SUPERMAN #18 DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado With Superman's family scattered across the galaxy, our hero must confront some of his greatest concerns about himself and his place in the galaxy. Legendary artist Ivan Reis joins writer Brian Michael Bendis as they introduce the biggest change in the Man of Steel's life ever!
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE THE JUDAS CONTRACT #1 DC COMICS (W) Kyle Higgins, Matt Groom (A) Tom Raney (CA) Lee Weeks The Dark Multiverse reimagines one of the most renowned stories in comic book history, "The Judas Contract"! In this shocking tale, Terra's betrayal starts not with the Teen Titans, but with Deathstroke himself! Now, free from her mentor's influence and supercharged by the same serum that turned Slade Wilson into the world's deadliest man, Tara Markov will forge a new destiny, written in the Teen Titans' blood.
ALIENS VS PREDATOR THICKER THAN BLOOD #1 (OF 4) DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Jeremy Barlow (A) Doug Wheatley (CA) Chun Lo Predators board a luxury charter spaceship, unleashing a path of terror and bloodshed. An adolescent girl and her younger "brother" are the last to survive, and begin a cat-and-mouse chase with the attackers. They hope for an escape, but they haven't counted on the alien . . .
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #35 2099 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Oscar Bazaldua (CA) Tony Daniel • Spider-Man. Doctor Doom. 'Nuff said? • NO WAY! The Chameleon has insane plans that have put all of NYC (and the very future of the universe!) in danger, and only Spider-Man can save the day. • All he has to do is convince Doctor Doom to help him. Uh-oh. Rated T
STAR WARS SAGA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jess Harrold (A) Various (CA) John Cassaday, More As the stage is set for the next great chapter in Marvel's exploration of the galaxy far, far away, get caught up on the story so far! This special issue celebrates all the action, drama and fan-favorite characters - both classic and brand new - that define Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen and Greg Pak's STAR WARS runs! From Luke Skywalker's earliest confrontations with Darth Vader, to the Rebel Alliance's furious clashes with a resurgent Empire...from the introduction of Han Solo's "wife" Sana Starros, to the debut of the ruthless elite Stormtrooper unit known as SCAR Squadron...from the devastation of the "Hope Dies" storyline to the Scourging of Shu-Torun...the STAR WARS SAGA is packed with major moments in the lives of rebels and rogues alike! Featuring stunning artwork from a host of incredible talents, plus exciting extras! Reserve your copy today! Rated T
THOR WORTHY #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Walter Simonson, More (A) Ron Frenz, More (CA) Kim Jacinto LEGENDARY THOR CREATORS REUNITE FOR A THUNDEROUS CELEBRATION! Walter Simonson's Thor run is widely considered to be not only some of the best Thor comics of all time, but simply some of the best comics, period. Now the legend returns for a special tale about Thor and Beta Ray Bill - with art from Mike Hawthorne and beloved veteran Sal Buscema! And the trio is joined by yet another unforgettable Thor team: Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz, who will be telling an all-new Thunderstrike story! Finally, no Thor story would be complete without his most trusted companion: the berserker, the warrior extraordinaire, the Lady Sif! Kathyrn Immonen wrote one of the landmark Sif tales in her run on Journey Into Mystery - and now she returns for a brand-new journey! Rated T+
VENOM 2099 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jody Houser (A) Francesco Mobili, Geraldo Borges (CA) Ron Lim WHAT IS VENOM 2099? Welcome to the future, where the cure for what ails you is at your fingertips with ALCHEMAX! Our industry-leading pharmaceutical department (HELP) is providing consumers with (FREE ME) the bleeding-edge technology you've come to know from our (SAVE ME) products with VENOM, our all-cure drug. Trials begin (DON'T LET THEM DESTORY ME) this December! Rated T+
BATMAN #84 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin "City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently staring you in the face and threatening to punch it. The final battle for Gotham City...and the cowl of the Caped Crusader...starts here!
INFECTED DEATHBRINGER #1 DC COMICS (W) Zoe Quinn (A) Brent Peeples (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batman/Superman comes the story of a hero who is done with bringing peace to a world that cannot be trusted with it. A woman who's past has been her greatest adversary, and whose newly awakened dark side is ready to burn it all down and forge a new destiny. No more peace. Only...Deathbringer!
NEW YEARS EVIL #1 DC COMICS (W) Vita Ayala & Various (A) Dale Eaglesham & Various (CA) Jim Cheung Why hello there, readers! It's your Uncle Joker letting you know that this year's DC winter holiday special is not for the good guys. It's all about the folks on Santa's naughty list! Folks like me, Sinestro, Toyman, Harley Quinn, and even an appearance from that timely rascal the Calendar Man. Come sledding with your favorite villains in 10 fantastic tales created by comics' finest talents. They're not as funny as me, mind you, but it's important that we be charitable this time of year.
POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1 BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Ryan Parrott (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Dan Mora * THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME! * The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find Tommy Oliver (a.k.a. The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger) but soon discover he's joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan! * As the Rangers are sent reeling by this betrayal, they're confronted by another (fr)enemy... the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?! * Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Venom Annual), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight - and maybe team up with - the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time.
Pick(s) of the week- November 27, 2019:
AVENGERS #27 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinness STARBRAND REBORN Part One: RIOT IN THE SPACE PRISON! Artist Ed McGuinness returns for an epic space adventure that takes the Avengers into an alien prison the size of a galaxy, where a mysterious new wielder of the all-powerful Starbrand has suddenly appeared, unleashing cosmic chaos. Good thing the Avengers brought along their newest member, the Black Widow. Rated T+
CONAN 2099 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Roge Antonia (CA) Geoff Shaw EONS FROM HOME, THE BARBARIAN BATTLES THE CIVILIZATION OF 2099! In the far flung future of 2099, will barbarism finally triumph over an endangered civilization? When CONAN THE BARBARIAN entered the Marvel Universe with the SAVAGE AVENGERS, he stayed to conquer and claim his kingship in modern times. Now cursed by a mystic to live beyond his years, when Conan's new kingdom is threatened, he swings his blade once more! But as the calamity in 2099 bears down on his secluded realm, will the future shock unseat the barbarian king? An unforgettable chapter unlike anything you've ever seen in the saga of Conan! Parental Advisory
PUNISHER 2099 #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson (A) Matt Horak (CA) Patrick Zircher The future has arrived, but world peace certainly hasn't! In fact, with the streets of Nueva York more crime-ridden than ever, who will rise up to defend the vulnerable population from the corruption? Looks like it's up to Punisher 2099 to clean up the block - the only question is, who's behind the mask? Don't miss out on your glimpse into the future from rising stars, LONNIE NADLER & ZAC THOMPSON (Age of X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy Annual)! Rated T
ACTION COMICS #1017 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson "Invisible War" part one! It's one of the biggest creator reunions in years as writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist John Romita Jr. join forces for the first time since their blockbuster turns on Avengers and Avengers Vs. X-Men. In this issue, it's all-out war on the streets of Metropolis-and at the end of this epic there will be a huge change to the status quo of the world of Superman-you do not want to miss this!
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE INFINITE CRISIS #1 DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A) Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan (CA) Lee Weeks DC's mega-event "Infinite Crisis" saw the destruction of the Trinity, the rise of Alexander Luthor and Superboy-Prime, and the rebirth of the Multiverse...but it all started with Ted Kord, the Blue Beetle, who saw it all coming and died with secrets that could've saved the world. But...things happened differently in the Dark Multiverse! Not only does Blue Beetle survive- he thrives! And after killing Maxwell Lord himself, Ted sets off a chain of events that irreversibly alters the lives of the Justice League and his best friend, Booster Gold. In trying to prevent a crisis, Blue Beetle becomes the Crisis...and the Dark Multiverse will never be the same.
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #3 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli "Constructicons Rising," Part Three! The Constructicons went from respected builders helping to remake Cybertron more glorious than ever before to outcasts working for energon scraps on a colony world, but why? And what does it have to do with Nominus Prime? The secrets of their past revealed as tensions on Mayalx build!
2099 ALPHA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Patrick Gleason 80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL! Events of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been leading to this for months. Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever. This is not a drill! Rated T
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #5 (OF 5) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman VENOM AND CARNAGE - TO THE DEATH! Rated T
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #34 2099 MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason • Spider-Man 2099's present is our crumbling future. • But what chance do we have relying only on Peter Parker, Miguel O'Hara and... Victor Von Doom?! • That's right, Doctor Doom guest stars in the Mighty Marvel Manner, but what villain is so heinous that Doom and Spidey are on the same side?! Rated T
AMAZING MARY JANE #2 MARVEL COMICS (W) Leah Williams (A) Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Humberto Ramos MJ VERSUS MYSTERIO! • Mary Jane has learned MYSTERIO is the auteur behind her big break! • (It figures...who else would make a prestige Mysterio biopic?) • But HOW is he keeping her on set? And if Mary Jane Watson is under Quentin Beck's direction, Hollywood better watch out! Rated T
AVENGERS #26 MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Dale Keown A PREHISTORIC SAVAGE... WITH THE POWER OF THE STARS! Legendary artist Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk) is here to unleash the secret, savage origin of the biggest, nastiest, most cosmically-powered caveman who ever lived: the original Starbrand, one of the mighty Avengers of One Million B.C. Rated T+
SPIDER-VERSE #2 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ryan North (A) Pere Perez (CA) Dave Rapoza • The entire SPIDER-VERSE is in trouble including a world where Aunt May got the Spider-Powers (like you saw in SPIDER-GEDDON). • But don't think that this is just a cute and charming story as it introduces some of the scariest villains in Marvel History!!! • All this, AND several lucky Spider-Fans bring their Spider-Sonas to the Marvel Multi-Verse!!!X Rated T
BATMAN #83 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin It's chapter nine of "City of Bane," and it's time for a reckoning in Gotham City! Thomas Wayne has joined forces with Bane, and that alliance threatens to throw a monkey wrench into Batman's plans. And as Bane's evil army begins to crumble, the Caped Crusader must face the real force behind it all. As the end of this epic tale grows near, Batman and his allies have a choice: let Bane stay in power and guarantee the city's survival, or risk everything to break free!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #36 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A/CA) Francis Manapul How powerful is too powerful? Lex Luthor has assembled everything he needs to complete his plan of turning the world toward doom, including reviving the ancient goddess Perpetua and restoring her powers. But can he keep Perpetua from dragging the DC Universe into the abyss alongside the rest of the Multiverse? This is a question that hero and villain alike must ask, as the epic battle between the Justice League and the Legion of Doom across space and time comes crashing together. Everything that happens here sets the stage for the senses-shattering finale of the Justice/Doom War-and the fate of all existence hangs in the balance!
TMNT URBAN LEGENDS #19 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco Donatello's in custody! Believed to be an alien by some mysterious suits, the Special Operations Strikeforce steps in to identify him! Meanwhile, more of Leatherhead's past is revealed... including his connections to the Utroms! And where there are Utroms, the Triceratons can't be far behind!
HAZEL & CHA CHA SAVE CHRISTMAS TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY DARK HORSE COMICS (W) Gerard Way, Scott Allie (A/CA) Tommy Lee Edwards Hazel and Cha Cha-the bizarre assassins who first appear in Umbrella Academy: Dallas and blew audiences away in the Netflix series-track down a rogue time agent and cross paths with a plot to discredit Christmas!
HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven What don't you know about the Secret Invasion? What's the true origin of Captain Marvel, and how does it play into a looming intergalactic conflict? Mysteries answered, secrets revealed! Rated T
PUNISHER SOVIET #1 (OF 6) (MR) MARVEL COMICS (W) Garth Ennis (A) Jacen Burrows (CA) Paolo Rivera • Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side. • A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher's feet and he wasn't the one who pulled the trigger. • If you know Frank Castle, you know this doesn't necessarily set his mind at ease. • Who is in New York City decimating the Russian mob and can it be long before they come into conflict with Frank? Rated MAX
STAR WARS #74 MARVEL COMICS (W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto WOOKIEE VS. SITH! • Our three stories converge as the rebels' plan to destroy the Empire's fleet come to a head! But can LUKE really trust the grifter WARBA CALIP? • Can HAN, LEIA, and DAR CHAMPION survive a head-on battle with a STAR DESTROYER? • And what happens when CHEWBACCA takes on LORD VADER himself in hand-to-hand combat? • And the Rebellion's search for a new home...a base safe from the reach of the Empire...begins. Rated T
X-MEN #2 DX MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe! Rated T+
BATMANS GRAVE #2 (OF 12) DC COMICS (W) Warren Ellis (A) Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowland (CA) Bryan Hitch A man was murdered, and the Batman is in his head-and he knows how it happened. All he has to do now is survive his own deduction. Don't miss the second chapter of this new thriller from writer Warren Ellis and artist Bryan Hitch!
DETECTIVE COMICS #1015 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Paolo Pantalena For centuries children have been told to be careful about what they wish for, and after years of yearning for his beloved to return, Mr. Freeze finally gets it. But frozen hearts don't melt easily, and after years in cryostasis, Nora Fries is the ultimate ice queen. Gotham and Victor Fries will never be the same again.
EVENT LEVIATHAN #6 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev From the Eisner Award-winning team of superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis and groundbreaking artist Alex Maleev, the shocking conclusion to the biggest DC mystery of the year! Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what's their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of the DC Universe descend on Leviathan, and all the answers are revealed! Don't miss the shocking conclusion of this storyline!
SUPERMAN #17 DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Kevin Maguire, Sean Parsons (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado Superman's new Fortress of Solitude sits in the most remote corner of the Bermuda Triangle. Constructed using Kryptonian technology far beyond anything our world knows, filled with intergalactic, pan-dimensional secrets from all over the Multiverse...how could it possibly be missing?
TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE BLACKEST NIGHT #1 DC COMICS (W) Tim Seeley (A) Kyle Hotz, Dexter Vines (CA) Lee Weeks What could be blacker than the Blackest Night? From the pages of Dark Nights: Metal comes a Dark Multiverse retelling of the Green Lantern event that changed the DC Universe forever...only this time, the Black Lanterns win! Now, 23 days after the apocalypse, witness the rise of Sinestro as the Limbo Lantern! Trapped between life and death as a White and Black Lantern, Sinestro seeks to save the universe-or end his miserable life-once and for all! Joined by Dove, Lobo, and Mister Miracle, the last living beings in the universe will put everything on the line to give their world one final chance.