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                            In store July 24, 2024:

                                   Marvel:

CAPTAIN AMERICA #11 [DPWX]
Marvel
Steve Rogers finds the last change agent, someone who can change the direction of the world forever...by dying. And as Steve wrestles with the morality of his task, a member of his inner circle is moving to betray him... PLUS: PART 2 OF DEADPOOL/WOLVERINE: WEAPON X-TRACTION!

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #3
Marvel
WADE AND LOGAN'S ALL-OUT WAR CONCLUDES! WWIII has emerged. WOLVERINE is tested beyond his limits. DEADPOOL is…no more?! Discover how this drastic showdown figures into the DELTA's plans. And with THOSE WHO WATCH counting on unending bloodshed, whose will be the last blood to spill? The epic finale to the Deadpool and Wolverine doubleheader that'll be the talk of the summer!

MARVEL ZERO [2024] #1
Marvel
A deluxe edition collecting Marvel's GOLD 2024 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles! This giant-sized issue is jam packed with entry points into the biggest comic storylines of the year! Direct lead into the new ULTIMATES series, showcasing the next evolutionary step of the Ultimate Universe with the first appearance of a powerful new hero! The dance of death begins here! The overture to this summer's major crossover event, which also happens to be the bloodiest Marvel event ever - BLOOD HUNT! The future of mutantkind also starts here - as Jubilee learns that you CANNOT go home again! Spider-Man must deal with THE RETURN OF THE GOBLIN! Collecting Free Comic Book Day 2024: Blood Hunt/X-Men #1 & Free Comic Book Day 2024: Ultimate Universe/Spider-Man #1.

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #48
Marvel
LUKE…JOINS THE DARK SIDE?! It is said there can be only two SITH, the EMPEROR AND DARTH VADER. But could it someday be PALPATINE and LUKE SKYWALKER? Or Vader and his son? THE HANDMAIDEN SABÉ finally tests Luke - with WARBA'S life in the balance! And THE SCHISM IMPERIAL reveals its hidden hand!

WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT #4 [BH]
Marvel
WOLVERINE: LORD OF THE VAMPIRES?! BETRAYAL lands WOLVERINE in a precarious spot - under the vampiric thrall of his enemies! With his healing factor stunted and the apex of the renegade vampire scheme at hand, ALYSSA takes her place as QUEEN OF THE VAMPIRES - with LOGAN as her king! The shocking finale to WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT…might just be the BEGINNING!

                      DC Comics:

ABSOLUTE POWER TASK FORCE VII #2 (OF 7)
DC Comics
(W) John Layman (A) Max Raynor (CA) Pete Woods
Atlantis now has a new ruler--long live Depth Charge! Amanda Waller's loyal Amazo Robot known as Depth Charge has stolen Aquaman's powers along with his throne, and now all Atlanteans must stay in line or risk having their powers taken as well. It's up to Jackson Hyde and the rest of the Aqua-Family to launch a revolution...without being discovered!

ABSOLUTE POWER ORIGINS #1 (OF 3)  
DC Comics
(W) John Ridley (A) Alitha Martinez (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
Discover the untold story of what led Amanda Waller to form the TRINITY OF EVIL and take down Earth's Super Heroes! It's the Suicide Squad's founder as you've never seen her before, in an all-new companion miniseries to the Absolute Power event. The definitive history of one of the DCU's deadliest villains is at last revealed! Amanda Waller's catastrophic attack on the metahumans of Earth has rendered both hero and villain POWERLESS, but what led THE WALL to this place? In Absolute Power: Origins, Academy Award-winning writer JOHN RIDLEY and fan-favorite artist ALITHA MARTINEZ will tell the tale about how one woman lost everything she held dear...powerless beneath the forces of senseless acts of chaos. The path of vengeance would bring her to two simple words that would change her life--and the lives of the entire DCU--forever: NEVER AGAIN.

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Tim Seeley, Mark Russell, Joshua Hale Fialkov Art by Kelley Jones, Jon Mikel, Lisandro Estherren and Andy MacDonald Nightwing and Deadman's journey down long-forgotten circus paths begins to reveal answers...but they might wish it hadn't! Booster Gold realizes getting everyone to agree on a perfect timeline is easier said than done! Batman and Guy Gardner face the secrets of the universe! And finally, our hard-hitting Question story begins as Renee Montoya finds herself under attack as both the commissioner and the Question!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1087
DC Comics
(W) Ram V, Dan Watters (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Evan Cagle
Gotham City is besieged on all sides. The Orghams' iron fist holds the city in a death grip. The Joker's Daughter terrorizes the streets, while Mr. Freeze's most apocalyptic creation yet menaces the city from below. Does the Dark Knight stand a chance?

                               INDEPENDENTS:

GODZILLA VS. THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS II #4
IDW Publishing
With the help of some of the greatest giant monsters in history, the Kaiju Power Rangers areborn! New powers! New weapons! New Zords! The next evolution of Mighty Morphin PowerRangers—and the next mutation of Godzilla’s friends and foes—is upon us! And if you miss thisbook, you’re missing history in the making!

KING SPAWN #36
Image Comics
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Jason Shawn Alexander, Yildiray Cinar (CA) Keron Grant
Al realizes that he has been played. He has been used as a tool to take out someone's competition. Now it's time for him to become the greater threat!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (2024) #1
IDW Publishing
NEW SERIES PREMIERE! NEW JUMPING-ON POINT!
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have all left New York to pursue their own interests, but there are forces gathering that will pull them back together—whether the bad guys like it or not. First up: Raphael! But why is everyone’s favorite brawler in prison?! When a surprise attack behind bars puts Raph’s position in jeopardy, he needs to figure out how to get out of jail and warn his brothers that trouble is coming.
Superstar writer Jason Aaron (The Mighty Thor, Batman: Off-World) teams up with Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer, Catwoman) for the first issue of a new TMNT series that will start a bold new era, celebrating the TMNT’s 40th anniversary while setting them up for the next 40 years to come!

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                                  In store July 17 2024:

                                      Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: BLOOD HUNT #3 [BH]
Marvel
Morbius is the one man close enough to a cure for vampirism. The vampires of the world cannot allow that cure to be reached. Spider-Man has Misty Knight, Colleen Wing and the Lizard on his side. But it won't be enough.

IMMORTAL THOR ANNUAL #1 [IW]
Marvel
"INFINITY WATCH" PART THREE! Faced with the menace of Utgard and a prophecy of his own doom, the son of Odin sought out the legendary Power Stone to aid his fight. Only two things were in his way. Firstly, the mighty CHAMPION OF THE UNIVERSE - with strength to match Thor's own - was also questing for the stone. Secondly, the Stone is now inside a person - THE PRINCE OF POWER! PLUS, Derek Landy and Sara Pichelli continue the journey of the Death Stone Bearer and the scar it will leave on the universe

NAMOR #1
Marvel
"LAST KING OF ATLANTIS" War rages beneath the waves, from the lost cities of the Secret Seas to the fathomless depths where the Elder Whales reign. Seven kings, old and new, fight to rule the watery realm. But where is Namor, the once mighty Sub-Mariner? He's sitting behind bars on the surface, with no intention of ever setting foot in the seas again. So begins an oversized Atlantean event that will forever reshape the landscape of the undersea world while at last laying bare the dark history of Atlantis and its fiercest, most infamous defender. An epic that will redefine the King of the Seas in the manner of Jason Aaron's PUNISHER series!

THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #5
Marvel
PETER PARKER vs. MILES MORALES! No holds barred, each trying to take the other OUT! What could have pitted them against each other so viciously? Who has the skills to pull that off? What effect wiLL the collateral damage have?!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #5
Marvel
THE NEW MUTANTS FACE THEIR FIRST ENEMY! Maystorm isn't the only mutant with electric powers - and Noriko Ashida is here to make sure she knows it! A fun summer festival turns haunted and dangerous as spirits and surges collide! PLUS: The shadow who has been haunting Armor finally reveals his true face!

                                   DC Comics:

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #29
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
The grand finale to Impossible is here, and it...well, it is as insane as you think it would be. First of all, we've got this big DOOM-MITE guy over here, check him out...he's about to eat Batman and Superman! What would that even taste like? Let's hope our heroes never let him find out, as the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight save the fifth dimension from IMPLOSION or die trying!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL ALLWINTER #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Jay Kristoff, Tom Taylor (A) Tirso Cons, Riccardo Federici (CA) Tirso Cons
The snow falls thick, blood runs black, and color itself is only a distant memory. The legendary assassin Deathstroke stalks a frozen wasteland, killing for coin among a nation of ever-warring jarls. But when our murderer for hire finds himself cast in the role of reluctant guardian, will he fight to end the icy curse destroying his land or be consumed by the sins of his own dark past? The red-hot Dark Knights of Steel epic expands into bone-chilling new territories with new surprises in store!

SUPERMAN #16
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jamal Campbell
ABSOLUTE POWER TIE-IN AND THE RETURN OF JAMAL CAMPBELL TO THE SUPERMAN SERIES! Superman is down...but not out. Waller and her forces are winning. While the Fortress of Solitude has become the home base for the survivors, the injured and powerless Superman must go on a dangerous mission into... THE MAGICAL REALM. GUEST-STARRING ZATANNA!

                                INDEPENDENTS:

DESTRO #2 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Dan Watters (A) Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas (CA) Andrei Bressan
The world is changing—and Destro means to come out on top! But with Cobra Commander breathing down his neck and mercenaries Xamot and Tomax seeking to dethrone him as the world’s premier weapons manufacturer, he'll have to survive the future in order to build it.

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                    In store July 10, 2024:

                             Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #53
Marvel
SECRET REVEALED - MEET SPIDER-GOBLIN! Following the shocking events of #50, PETER PARKER is a changed man. He's now SPIDER-GOBLIN, the most dangerous superhuman in the world. And his chaos is DEADLY! Meanwhile, who will stop Norman Osborn?!

HULK: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
WHAT LIES BENEATH! Hulk and Banner's quest to save Charlie's soul leads them through the Old West town of OLD TUCSON, population of one… but the last man in town has a heck of a story to tell. Before the night ends, Hulk and Banner will learn that there's a lot more than meets the eye in Old Tucson, and that there's a lot more under the desert floor than either of them could have guessed. Don't miss this spine-chilling chapter of the BLOOD HUNT event!

STAR WARS: AHSOKA #1
Marvel
After the fall of THE EMPIRE, AHSOKA TANO stalks the galaxy for GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN! A valuable prisoner escapes New Republic custody; a search for answers reunites two old friends. The villainous MORGAN ELSBETH returns along with two new mysterious Force users, BAYLAN SKOLL and his apprentice, SHIN HATI. Will the REBELS be able to track down their lost comrade, EZRA BRIDGER?

ULTIMATES #2
Marvel
SHOCKING SECRETS OF THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE REVEALED! Captain America reckons with the Maker's dismantling of nations…by visiting the White House! Leading to a massive brawl between MIDAS and this young band of freedom fighters… …but Midas has been holding a superhuman hostage as a power source! PLUS: The dark history of what used to be the United States on Earth-6160…

X-MEN #1
Marvel
FROM THE ASHES! Krakoa is gone, ORCHIS has fallen...but the X-Men remain, always. Cyclops leads, because that is what he does. Beast builds, because that is what he does. And from their new home in Alaska, the X-Men raise a flag of defiance. Mutant business is their business. Join CYCLOPS, BEAST, MAGNETO, PSYLOCKE, KID OMEGA, TEMPER, MAGIK and JUGGERNAUT as new forces in the world move into position, battling for the destiny and philosophy of the mutant species.

                    DC Comics:

ACTION COMICS #1067
DC Comics
(W) Gail Simone, Rainbow Rowell (A) Eddy Barrows, Cian Tormey (CA) Eddy Barrows, Danny Miki
SUPERMAN AND THE CHALLENGE FROM THE STARS! SUPERMAN FIGHTS FOR TWO WORLDS! When a massively powerful alien race makes EARTH their ARENA, Superman must stand ALONE against impossible challenges that threaten locations all around the world AND the lives of those he loves! A not-to-be-missed EPIC tale of Superman's STRENGTH, WIT, and RESOURCEFULNESS in an early stage of his public career! Plus, New York Times bestselling author RAINBOW ROWELL makes her DC debut and takes on the most powerful woman in Superman’s life...LOIS LANE!

BATMAN AND ROBIN #11
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Simone Di Meo
Bruce and Damian plan the perfect father and son getaway...to DINOSAUR ISLAND?! When the dynamic duo uncovers a deadly family secret, their investigation takes them on a fun-filled adventure to rescue one of Batman's greatest enemies!

BATMAN GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT THE KRYPTONIAN AGE #2 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Andy Diggle (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
Upon uncovering a mystery involving ancient relics, Batman must battle against Talia al Ghul and the League of Shadows for control of a dangerous weapon. As court magician John Constantine whispers in the ear of Queen Victoria, and Professor Adam Strange explores the farthest reaches of the Antarctic, the strange rumors they're all chasing about the lost Kryptonian Age of mankind begin to take on the ring of truth...

FROM THE DC VAULT DEATH IN THE FAMILY ROBIN LIVES #1
DC Comics
(W) J.M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Rick Leonardi
In 1988, DC fans made a seminal choice in the history of DC publishing--voting to kill off Jason Todd's Robin in the Death in the Family storyline. Now, for the first time, we want to find out what would have happened if fans had voted to let him live. And it begins--with the murder of The Joker!

GREEN LANTERN #13
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams, Marc Guggenheim (A) Fernando Pasarin, Matthew Clark (CA) Ariel Colon
HAL JORDAN IS THE LATEST CASUALTY OF AMANDA WALLER! De-powered and back on Earth, Hal needs to find a way to get to the new power battery and recharge--but Thaaros has other plans, and now Hal is being hunted by the most dangerous aliens on the planet! PLUS: The secret origin of LORD PREMIERE THAAROS, ruler of the United Planets, is at last revealed!

                              INDEPENDENTS:

TRANSFORMERS #10
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A) Jorge Corona, Mike Spicer (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
**Shockwave’s plan revealed! **
Can the Autobots recover from their latest loss in time to save everyone?

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                           In store July 3, 2024:

                             Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 [IW]
Marvel
"INFINITY WATCH" PART TWO! The TIME STONE BEARER, a.k.a. OVERTIME, takes on SPIDER-MAN! Time travel vs. Spider-Sense! The Infinity Watch grows and the universe is in deep deep trouble… PLUS- THE DEATH STONE BEARER HAS ARRIVED! Derek Landy and Sara Pichelli's Annual-Linking story marches on with more surprises than you can handle!

SPIDER-MAN: REIGN 2 #1
Marvel
BACK TO THE (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN'S) FUTURE! Award-winning writer/artist Kaare Andrews returns to the world of SPIDER-MAN'S dystopian future in this sequel to the landmark, genre-defying SPIDER-MAN: REIGN! And who is the new BLACK CAT?! What tragedies and triumphs await this older, grizzled Peter Parker? Peter isn't the only one who aged… wait until you see what happened to MILES MORALES!

STAR WARS: INQUISITORS #1
Marvel
THE JEDI MUST DIE! Weapons of the EMPEROR, sent out into the galaxy to track down and kill any Jedi who survived ORDER 66, the ruthless INQUISITORS are among the most skilled and deadly threats to those who served the light side of the Force. Buried in the annals of Jedi lore is the story of TENSU RUN, the Jedi who faced the Inquisitors and DARTH VADER! What became of him, and why did the EMPIRE so greatly fear his existence?

THE LIFE OF WOLVERINE #1
Marvel
LOGAN'S LIFE STORY - IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER FOR THE FIRST TIME! WOLVERINE has been mindwiped, manipulated and given false memories so many times, what is the truth of his long life? Now, as a journey into his own past becomes paramount to the survival of mutantkind, delve into the TRUE story of LOGAN's life, from his earliest days in the late 1800s, to the many wars he's fought alongside comrades like CAPTAIN AMERICA and SABRETOOTH, to the WEAPON X procedures that changed his life forever, his days on the X-MEN and more! All IN CONTINUITY, this includes some adventures and links to the past never before revealed, giving the most complete picture of WOLVERINE's history EVER ASSEMBLED! In print for the first time!

WOLVERINE: DEEP CUT #1
Marvel
OUT OF THE OUTBACK ON A LIFE-AND-DEATH MISSION! At last - LOGAN's secret adventure revealed! Featuring a sinister revelation and claw-to-claw confrontations with SABRETOOTH, this is a must-have WOLVERINE story for new and long-standing fans alike that simply cannot be missed! Back in UNCANNY X-MEN #246, Logan set off from the Australian outback, leaving behind what was left of the X-MEN, for a personal mission. Now, after decades of mystery, Chris Claremont reveals just what Wolverine got up to before his classic battle with the REAVERS! The next Chris Claremont-penned mutant saga begins, with the untold story of Wolverine's most personal mission!

                           DC Comics:

ABSOLUTE POWER #1 (OF 4)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
THE TRINITY OF EVIL HAS WON. DC's epic summer event kicks off with a bang, as the combined might of FAILSAFE and the BRAINIAC QUEEN has at last given Amanda Waller the ability to steal the metahuman abilities of every hero and villain on planet Earth. As chaos erupts in the streets and a massive misinformation campaign sways public opinion to her side, the founder of the Suicide Squad methodically targets each superhero dynasty one at a time, starting with SUPERMAN. But even in this darkest of hours, a resistance is forming...and BATMAN is out for vengeance. It's a shocking blitzkrieg across the globe that is decades in the making--and will shape the course of the DC Universe for years to come! Brought to you by the superstar talents of MARK WAID and DAN MORA--it all starts here!

BATMAN #150  (ABSOLUTE POWER)
 DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Denys Cowan, Mike Hawthorne (CA) Jorge Jimenez
A milestone issue featuring art by the legendary DENYS COWAN (The Question) and series regular JORGE JIMENEZ! When a two-bit crook uncovers Batman's true identity, he becomes the most dangerous man in Gotham City! Can Batman stop him before it's too late? Does he even want to? Plus, an Absolute Power backup story by Chip Zdarsky and Mike Hawthorne teaming Batman and Catwoman on the heist of their lives against Amanda Waller!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #7
DC Comics
(W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Puste
The Scarecrow's new fear toxin has Gotham City too frightened to function! Batman and Mystery Inc. are able to put off the inevitable for a while as they investigate, but soon they fall victim as well--except for Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, who seem weirdly immune. It turns out that always being scared has some advantages, after all!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #7 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
As General Zod finally takes full command of his alien legion of super-villains, the Emerald Empress strikes! If Zod can withstand her insidious attack, the cosmic secret of the Eye will finally be revealed! The road to Zod's ultimate vengeance continues!

                        INDEPENDENTS;

STAR TREK: SONS OF STAR TREK #4
IDW Publishing
What do you get when you cross three of the Federation’s most celebrated sons with a misguided god? An alternate reality full of lessons that may be just what the doctor ordered. But with Jake Sisko’s enrollment in the Pennington School, Alexander Rozhenko’s prison sentence, and Nog’s first Starfleet posting all fast approaching, they’ll have to move fast to defeat the Breen once and for all if they’re to convince Q Jr. to return them to their home reality.
The final chapter of SONS OF STAR TREK concludes here!

THUNDERCATS CHEETARA #1
DYNAMITE
(W) Soo Lee (A) Domenico Carbone (CA) Sozomaika
ROCKETING OUT OF THE BEST-SELLING THUNDERCATS COMIC! Superstar SOO LEE (Disney Villains: Maleficent, Carmilla: The First Vampire) presents CHEETARA in her own series, for the very first time!
Cheetara's a fierce warrior, famous for her lightning-fast speed. But before Third Earth, before the destruction of Thundera, she was a young woman with secrets. Wrapped in a life of Thunderian nobility, she seeks to find her place in an unsure universe, and to understand why she's seeing alarming visions of the ancient past, and the near future...

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                   In store June 26, 2024:

                          Marvel:

BLOOD HUNT: RED BAND #4 [BH]
Marvel
But will this light be drowned in the blood of this special no-holds-barred unexpurgated RED BAND edition?

GODZILLA #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
Marvel
The King of the Monsters goes on the rampage in the Marvel Universe in this Facsimile representation of the first issue of the classic comic book! When Godzilla surfaces in Alaska and leaves a path of destruction, it naturally attracts the attention of Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D.! But what can they possibly do to stop a towering, fire-breathing force of nature like Godzilla? Find out in a bold adventure of the legendary kaiju by a pair of industry titans: Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting GODZILLA (1977) #1.

STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL - BLACK, WHITE & RED #3
Marvel
CRISIS OF MAUL! • DARTH MAUL is fiercely loyal to his master, DARTH SIDIOUS, and a true believer in the Sith. • But will a mission to a remote moon change his mind? • ERICA SCHULTZ (Hallow’s Eve, Amazing Spider-Man) and LEONARD KIRK (Sabretooth) bring you a crisis of Master and Apprentice!

THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #4
Marvel
• The world comes crashing down around Peter and Miles. • Someone has just ticked off the wrong Spider-Men. • The gloves have come off, and people are going to get hurt.

ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER #5
Marvel
THE BLACK PANTHER MUST TAKE BACK WAKANDA! • T’Challa, Killmonger, and Storm arrive in Wakanda so T’Challa can reclaim the throne! • And what do the Vodu-Khan, the mysterious, mystical branch of the Dora Milaje, have waiting for him? • Plagued by an ominous prophecy, Black Panther must embark on a spiritual journey!

X-MEN: HEIR OF APOCALYPSE #2
Marvel
Cable, Exodus, Mirage, Wolverine, and more – Apocalypse saw great potential in twelve hand-picked mutants. But when a thirteenth contender crashes the tournament, endangering the lives of thousands in the process, will any survive to carry on in Apocalypse's footsteps? Not if MISTER SINISTER has anything to say about it!

                             DC:

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Tim Seeley, Mark Russell, Joshua Hale Fialkov and Hayden Sherman Art by Kelley Jones, Jon Mikel, Lisandro Estherren and Hayden Sherman Nightwing and Deadman continue their rail-ridin' odyssey and find themselves face-to-face with a terrifying new foe. Booster Gold's adventures across time and space have delivered him to an alternate future inhabited by dinosaurs--but this alternate reality needs protectors, and it has them in the form of the all-new, all-different Jurassic League! In the finale of The Poison Within, Artemis's attempts to return home are blocked by the anti-Amazon agents of AXE! Batman and Guy Gardner delve into a realm of high strangeness that is truly out of this world as they confront the grey alien that has crash-landed in Gotham. And last, but far from least, Hayden Sherman dazzles with a brand-new Batman Black & White story that needs to be seen to be believed.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1086
DC Comics
(W) Ram V., Alex Paknadel (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Evan Cagle
An unexpected villain has made an appearance in Gotham, trailing chaos, destruction, and horror in their wake. Now, as chaos tears a bloody gash through the sinister order of the Orghams' Gotham, Batman is the city's only hope for salvation. But is the city too far gone for even the Dark Knight to save it?

SUPERMAN #15  (HOUSE OF BRAINIAC)(ABSOLUTE POWER)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART SIX FALL OF THE HOUSE OF BRAINIAC! Superman and Lex have figured out how to stop Brainiac and his Queen, but it will take a great sacrifice. Can they do the unthinkable to save their family and friends? This all leads directly into DC's summer event...ABSOLUTE POWER!

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GODZILLA VS. THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS II #3
IDW Publishing
The terrifying Psycho Rangers have siphoned the energies of some of Godzilla’s greatestFoes, giving rise to the Kaiju Psycho Rangers! Even with Jet Jaguar and Mothra by their side,Godzilla and the Power Rangers might not stand a chance! But Zordon and the fairies have onelast magical trick to play…one that creates the most unexpected group of Power Rangers of alltime!

GODZILLA: HERE THERE BE DRAGONS II--SONS OF GIANTS #1
IDW Publishingk
A sequel to last summer’s smash miniseries!
Frank Tieri and Inaki Miranda reunite to explore the conspiracy that led to Sir Francis Drake hiding his treasure on Monster Island! Who are the Sons of Giants, and what is their mission? More importantly, what is their connection to Godzilla and the other monsters?
This 5-issue miniseries shows us how it all came to be, how Godzilla was discovered by the leaders of the world, and how it changed history forever!


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                          In store June 19, 2024:

                        Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #52
Marvel
• Nothing is okay. • This issue is so shocking and troubling we can’t even show you the cover!

STAR WARS: JANGO FETT #4
Marvel
THE HUNTER BECOMES THE HUNTED! • Every major bounty hunter in the galaxy is stalking JANGO FETT and AURRA SING! • Will the unlikely partners solve the mystery of a priceless stolen artifact in time? • Who will survive the SHOCKING CONCLUSION to the series?

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #6
Marvel
THE SHOCKING CONCLUSION OF THE ULTIMATE OPENING ARC! • Spider-Man must finally confront the head honcho himself: Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin! • Kingpin, as owner and operator of the Daily Bugle, has been working with the Maker’s Council to control the spread of information in their favor… • Which means he’s the first domino that must be toppled to end their regime! • PLUS: Mary Jane holds her own. ’Nuff said!

VENOMVERSE REBORN #1
Marvel
THE DARKEST WEB IS RESPUN! Dive back into the darkness as the Venomverse is reborn, with stories of symbiotes from all across the Multiverse! First, Benjamin Percy and Brian Level spin a tale of the murder of the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes by one of their own…but who? Then Christos Gage drags Venom from Insomniac Games’ Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 across the Venomverse to take on Knull! And all the while, Al Ewing and Danilo S. Beyruth set the stage for the tales spinning out of the ongoing VENOM series!

WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT #2 [BH]
Marvel
FIGHTING FANGS WITH FANGS! WOLVERINE is up to his claws in vampires, but luckily he gets a little help from his friends! LOUISE, the vampire-hunting vampire of the NIGHTGUARD, and LOGAN cut their way through vamps to bring the fight to their leader – and you’ll NEVER GUESS who it is! But can Louise control her vampiric tendencies to save the day, or is every step closer to their enemy a step closer to disaster?

                        DC Comics:

ACTION COMICS #1066
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART FIVE THE BRAINIAC QUEEN IS ALIVE! Now that Brainiac has created his masterpiece, all bets are off, and Superman and his family are witness to a cosmic horror unlike anything they've ever seen. As we learn the true history of Brainiac, the main man, Lobo, must choose what side he is on before all hell breaks loose!

BATMAN #149
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Jorge Jimenez
DARK PRISONS--EPILOGUE When confronted with the totality of your life, and all the choices that led you to where you are, do you build on the ashes, or rise from them? The Batman who is left standing will have to answer this question quickly, as someone is already sifting through those ashes, with an eye toward saving the world!

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #28
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Mora, Travis Mercer (CA) Dan Mora
Something is destroying the fifth dimension--and if an army of evil imps can obliterate all the joy and life from an entire reality, what chance do Superman and Batman stand against it? A multitude of DC guest stars--and their fifth-dimensional counterparts--join the World's Finest duo in a last-ditch attempt to save Earth from the ultimate darkness!

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DESTRO #1 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Andrei Bressan, Adriano Lucas
MINISERIES PREMIERE
THE NEXT CHAPTER OF THE COBRA THREAT BEGINS HERE.?
James McCullen Destro XXIV is the man behind M.A.R.S. Industries, the undisputed leader in providing high-tech weapons to world powers…for the right price.
But the emergence of Energon has changed everything.  
As Destro’s ambitions grow, the “Crimson Twins” Tomax and Xamot Paoli emerge to destroy their competition, and Cobra Commander realizes his current ally could be his future greatest enemy.
Acclaimed writer DAN WATTERS (UNIVERSAL MONSTERS: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON LIVES!, Loki) and artist **ANDREI BRESSAN **(DARK RIDE, BIRTHRIGHT) change the balance of power in the Energon Universe forever.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: BLACK, WHITE, AND GREEN #2
IDW Publishing
More of the hottest creators in comics share their takes on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and they’ve all got a green streak! From the sewers to the streets, four thrilling new standalone adventures told in black, white, and green from Javier Rodríguez (Daredevil, Defenders), Tyler Boss (What’s the Furthest Place From Here?), Mikey Way (Electric Century, Collapser), and TMNT veteran Gavin Smith!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE UNTOLD DESTINY OF THE FOOT CLAN #4
IDW Publishing
Karai returns to the source of her power, the place where she first found her amazing sword, the Kira no Ken. With her are Casey Jones, Natsu, and Clyde—all on a mission as dictated by Toshiro himself. But what they find in the dark cave of secrets are things they don’t want to confront: their own dark fears manifested in the form of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! These guys are hard enough to fight in the real world, but think how bad it must be when they are, instead, figments of your own soul and privy to your worst fears and weaknesses!
Continuing the epic tale that will establish a whole new order for the Foot Clan!

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                        In store June 12, 2024:

                       Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: BLOOD HUNT #2 [BH]
Marvel
• Spider-Man and the Lizard need to save Morbius the Living Vampire if the heroes of the Marvel Universe stand a chance at stopping the vampire virulence! • But does Dr. Michael Morbius WANT to be saved?!

AVENGERS #15 [BH]
Marvel
BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN: A BLOODY BRAWL ON A VAMPIRE-INFESTED HELICARRIER! • Captain America’s ad hoc team of Avengers old and new must face a foe commanding an army of vampires… • …IN THE SKY! With a group of decidedly earthbound heroes! • Don’t miss this action-packed, bloody tale of heroism and hemoglobin!

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #2
Marvel
SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST! WOLVERINE and DEADPOOL, caught in a snowy wasteland, with no hope of survival – except each other! If they can fight off the ENHANCED FORCES of THOSE WHO WATCH, only one battle remains – LOGAN VS. WADE WILSON! And it can only end – IN DEATH! You’ll have to read it to believe it! And: The story behind the DELTA revealed!

FANTASTIC FOUR #21
Marvel
BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN: FORMULATING A CURE? • Reed and Alicia are in New York for a day trip to an art museum, when suddenly the skies turn black with darkforce energy and vampires attack, everywhere, all at once! • It’s Reed Richards versus the world as he tries to save everyone he can – AND come up with a cure for vampirism! • But vampires are magic, illogical, impossible. Can Reed come up with a cure? And even if he can’t, how is he going to keep all the survivors alive and safe? • And can Sue, Ben, and Johnny, all alone in Arizona, keep their families safe? • It’s a BLOOD HUNT tie-in you won’t want to miss as the Fantastic Four take on a world overrun with VAMPIRES!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #4
Marvel
NEW MUTANTS! • Hisako and Mei’s classmate, Nico Minoru, has figured out that these two girls possess unusual abilities… • But they’re not the only ones! • Hisako’s world gets a whole lot bigger in ULTIMATE X-MEN #4!

                   DC Comics:

BATMAN GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT THE KRYPTONIAN AGE #1 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Andy Diggle (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
The new era of Elseworlds kicks off with the return of its crown jewel, the mysterious and gothic world originated by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola! When a mysterious meteor falls on the wide-open plains of the Midwest, it will unleash a chain of events that find Gotham's bizarre Batman contending with not just the twin threats of the Catwoman and a mysterious international assassin but also the emergence of superhuman beings beyond all comprehension! This sequel series expands the 19th-century DC Universe beyond the confines of Gotham City, showcasing bold new visions of once-familiar heroes... Do not miss it!

BATMAN AND ROBIN #10
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Simone Di Meo
SHUSH RISES! Man-Bat's plans have been unleashed on Gotham. The only person who can help Batman and Robin save the city is...SHUSH?! Can she set aside her hate for the dynamic duo and help, or will she let her quest for revenge overcome her?DC Comics
(W) Andy Diggle (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
The new era of Elseworlds kicks off with the return of its crown jewel, the mysterious and gothic world originated by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola! When a mysterious meteor falls on the wide-open plains of the Midwest, it will unleash a chain of events that find Gotham's bizarre Batman contending with not just the twin threats of the Catwoman and a mysterious international assassin but also the emergence of superhuman beings beyond all comprehension! This sequel series expands the 19th-century DC Universe beyond the confines of Gotham City, showcasing bold new visions of once-familiar heroes... Do not miss it!

GREEN LANTERN #12
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico, Kevin Maguire (CA) Xermanico
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC TIE-IN! Having uncovered the truth behind the United Planets, Hal and the rest of the 2814 lanterns desperately try to escape the hands of the United Planets' Lanterns, Ring Hunters, and the terrifying Unseen! Only a former ally gives Hal a chance of survival, but will they be too late to save him from certain doom?! Plus, Guy Gardner's bogus Lobo adventure gets somehow even crazier. Don't ask us how; we just work here.

                           INDEPENDENTS:

Godzilla: Best of SpaceGodzilla
IDW Publishing
Godzilla may be king of the monsters on Earth, but can it face the might of an extraterrestrial counterpart, SpaceGodzilla?! Clashing on our planet, in space, and in Hell, the crystalline creature shows why it is a worthy competitor to the title of king! And remember, in space, no one can hear you SKEEEEEOOOOOOONK!

GODZILLA: SKATE OR DIE #1
IDW Publishing
Australian skater punks versus Varan and the King of the Monsters in this thrilling debut issue by writer/artist Louie Joyce (A Fistful of Pain)!
Four years ago, four best friends and die-hard skaters found the perfect location for a DIY skatepark. After months of hard work, they created the world’s sickest spot that they could enjoy for the rest of their lives… That is, until the ferocious Varan appeared in the middle of central Australia and started making a beeline for their beloved park.
Why is Varan on a rampage? Why did Godzilla just appear off the coast? What does their beloved skate spot have to do with this? And most importantly…what are these punks willing to do to save it?
Find out in the most radical 5-issue miniseries on the stands!

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                        In store June 5, 2024:

                     Marvel:

ALIENS: WHAT IF...? #4
Marvel
WHAT IF…CARTER BURKE HAD LIVED? Or more importantly, what if Carter Burke was about to die a different, even more horrible death?! Xenomorphs are loose on the mining asteroid where Burke’s made his small sad life and even-more-insignificant career. Panic is about to break out, slaughter to follow – and once again, it’s all Burke’s fault. Is this justice at last for the consummate company man? Or is there more to Burke’s character hidden beneath the mountain of mistakes?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #51
Marvel
THE SINISTER SIX IS BACK! • As if the Green Goblin weren’t enough, the Sinister Six has returned too!!! • When it rains, it pours – and this rain is going to put Spider-Man into a world of hurt!

BLOOD HUNTERS #2 [BH]
Marvel
The bloody chaos continues as the events of BLOOD HUNT spill across the Marvel Universe! When the skies go dark, what will happen when a group of vampires gets a taste of the Hulk’s gamma-irradiated blood?! Kate Bishop takes aim against the creatures of the night with the help of a mysterious new vampire hunter. And Dagger and Elsa Bloodstone have teamed up to face down the vampiric hordes – but when a new combatant enters the field, will she prove friend or foe? Or both?! The formation of Marvel’s wildest new team yet, the BLOOD HUNTERS, continues!

ULTIMATES #1
Marvel
THE ULTIMATES RETURN TO GREATNESS! Spinning out of Jonathan Hickman and Stefano Caselli's ULTIMATE UNIVERSE #1, rising stars Deniz Camp (CHILDREN OF THE VAULT, 20th Century Men) and Juan Frigeri (INVINCIBLE IRON MAN) assemble an all-new team of ULTIMATES in a series that kicks off the next chapter of the new Ultimate line. Six months ago, Tony Stark sent Peter Parker a radioactive spider to set him back on the course to become Spider-Man. Since then, Iron Lad (Stark), Captain America, Doom, Thor and Sif have begun to do the same for other lost heroes, building a network of super-powered heroes hungry for change… Now they must band together to destroy the Maker's Council and restore freedom and free will to a world ruled from the shadows!

WOLVERINE: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
LOGAN FIGHTS BACK THE DARKNESS! WOLVERINE’s the best there is at what he does – and today, fighting vampires is going to have to top that list! Don’t miss the MARVEL DEBUT of scintillating scribe TOM WALTZ (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Last Ronin) as he teams up with daring artistic dynamo JUAN JOSÉ RYP (WOLVERINE, VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT) for a bloody good time! As the sky darkens across the globe and vampires reign, what hidden plot puts LOGAN directly in their crosshairs? Hint: It’s like nothing you’ve seen in BLOOD HUNT yet! Be here as the plot (and blood!) thickens when a secret vampire sect enacts a startling strategy that’ll take Logan – and the world – to the brink! Guest-starring some SURPRISE characters from Wolverine’s past!

X-MEN: HEIR OF APOCALYPSE #1
Marvel
For centuries, Apocalypse tested the mutants of Earth to guarantee that only the strong would survive. Now, as he takes his throne on Arakko, another must rise in his place and ensure the mutants of Earth do not grow weak in his absence! Twelve mutants chosen from the X-Men's greatest heroes – and villains – will compete for the honor, but only one can become...the HEIR OF APOCALYPSE!

                      DC Comics:

BATMAN #148
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
DARK PRISONS--FINALE It all comes down to this: Batman versus Batman! With Damian's life--and the future of Gotham--hanging in the balance, nothing can prepare either version of the Dark Knight for what's about to happen!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #6
DC Comics
(W) Amanda Deibert (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
Mystery Inc. loves looking for clues...so when the Huntingstun Library sets up a sleuthing competition with a huge prize, they are determined to win--Scooby snacks aren't free, after all. But every time they're about to complete a level, Batman foils them! Is he also vying for the prize? Does the Batmobile need an upgrade? Or are the teens tangled up in a master villain's master plan?

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #6 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
DC's DARKEST COSMIC DRAMA CONTINUES! General Zod has a new army to command! But as his own soldiers plot a bloody mutiny, a mysterious and murderous force is let loose aboard their vessel--the Emerald Eye of Ekron! But where is its master?

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GODZILLA RIVALS: MOTHRA VS. HEDORAH
IDW Publishing
A strange meteor crashes outside a small Icelandic village just after their annual Mothra festival, suddenly bringing the remote town to the attention of a dying trillionaire. As he seeks the secrets to eternal life in the crater, twin villagers Astrid and Aurora deal with the death of their festival-organizing grandmother. But what is waiting to seep out into the village, and who could defend it? It’s a cycle of death and rebirth in Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: ALPHA
IDW Publishing
What’s the world like without the TMNT? Since their time-spanning victory over Armaggon, the Turtles have started to pursue other interests, leaving a void in New York among humans and mutants alike. This special issue explores the effects this change has on those connected to the brothers, from Old Hob to Jennika, across the five boroughs and all the way through Mutant Island. It’s hard to tell how important someone is until they are gone. And who better to write such a story than Tom Waltz, the man who scripted the first 100 issues of IDW’s series and the co-writer of The Last Ronin, and resign TMNT artist Gavin Smith!
Also, get your first glimpse of what is coming in a special prequel to the new TMNT #1, written by superstar scribe Jason Aaron (Scalped, Batman: Off-World) and drawn by white-hot artist Chris Burnham (Batman, Inc., Die!Die!Die!). Donatello has had a hard time since he came back from the future, and he’s found himself in an unexpected place.

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                            In store May 29, 2024:

                      Marvel:

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #6
Marvel
The end has come! A horrific bomb has been dropped and its fallout can't be contained! AVENGERS and DEFENDERS rise up to save the world, but death stalks them all! The senses-shattering series concludes here in an epic you have to see to believe!

BLACK PANTHER: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
T'CHALLA THE VAMPIRE! A KEY BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN! Spinning directly from the events in the BLOOD HUNT series, Black Panther finds himself transformed into a vampire and tasked with carrying out a key mission for the vampire overlord. But even a dark transformation won't keep T'Challa from his duties to Wakanda - for better or for worse…

MIDNIGHT SONS: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
THE RETURN OF THE MIDNIGHT SONS! The original Midnight Sons reunite to deal with the vampire threat unleashed in BLOOD HUNT! But first they must defeat one of their own: Blade!

STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL - BLACK, WHITE & RED #2
Marvel
MAYHEM AT THE MOONBENDER COLONY! Who are THE REMAINDERS, and what threat are they to LORD PALPATINE? DARTH MAUL is sent to conquer a mining colony single-handed, but the unexpected opposition becomes an intense battle of life and death! One of STAR WARS' most famous villains learns one of his most valuable lessons!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #5
Marvel
THE SECRET HISTORY OF HARRY OSBORN! How does the heir apparent of Oscorp become a masked vigilante? And what does Green Goblin know of the true status of the world he lives in? All and more will be revealed!

                             DC:

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #13
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Tim Seeley, Mark Russell, Delilah S. Dawson, Joshua Hal Fialkov, Jason Shawn Alexander and Rodney Barnes Art by Kelley Jones, Jon Mikel, Serg Acuna, Lisandro Estherren, Jason Shawn Alexander Brave and the Bold enters its second year with five tremendous tales! Nightwing and Deadman face the ghosts of the circus, as presented in spectacularly horrific detail by Kelley Jones! Booster Gold (allegedly) causes a disaster that must be fixed by...the JURASSIC LEAGUE?! Artemis's quest comes to its stunning conclusion! Batman and Guy Gardner face high strangeness when a UFO crashes in Gotham! And finally, Jason Shawn Alexander brings his legendary talents to Batman Black and White!

BATMAN DARK AGE #3 (OF 6)  
DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Michael Allred
A ROBIN RISES FROM THE ASHES! Bruce Wayne discovers he may wield more power without a mask as he reenters society to rave reviews. But when an ambitious Carmine Falcone takes over Gotham with the help of his False Face Society, Batman realizes the only way to win the war is with allies. Will the next generation be up to the task? Or is Gotham doomed to continue living in this dark age?

DETECTIVE COMICS #1085
DC Comics
(W) Ram V., Alex Paknadel (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Evan Cagle
GOTHAM NOCTURNE: ACT III CONTINUES! The Batman has returned, but his city is no longer the home it once was. A sinister order now governs the shadows of Gotham. An order so precise, so methodical, that there is only one thing that could combat it. What is this one force--this singular thing that could undo order? Even if you were told, you would not believe it. In fact, you may think it's a joke.

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GODZILLA: MECHAGODZILLA 50TH ANNIVERSARY
IDW Publishing
For 50 years, the King of the Monsters, Godzilla, has gone toe to toe with its robotic doppelgänger, Mechagodzilla! As an intrepid reporter profiles the history of Mechagodzilla and its creator before the launch of the newest model, he finds himself entangled in a much deeper conspiracy. A decades-spanning adventure celebrating the mechanical monster’s milestone!

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                             In store May 22,  2024:

                         Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50
Marvel
GUESS WHO'S BACK?! THE GREEN GOBLIN RETURNS in this landmark and massive issue of ASM that boasts not only a double-sized main story but some instant Spider-Man classics by legends and legends to be! The Sins of Norman Osborn have found their way home and Norman shows his true color - green. But is it truly that simple? Spidey and Gobby's brutal fight is one for the ages and you don't want to miss this ending. PLUS! MARV WOLFMAN RETURNS TO SPIDER-MAN! NIKESH SHUKLA tells a story that will stay with you for a long time. And more!

BLOOD HUNT #2 [BH]
Marvel
The vampires' first strike has laid low the world, and their endless legions run riot across the planet. The broken Avengers join the fighters of the Midnight Mission and unlikely allies BLOODLINE and DRACULA in seeking out the one man who can do something about this: Doctor Strange. But after the apocalyptic events of BLOOD HUNT #1, what is left of Earth's Sorcerer Supreme?

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7
Five words: Otto Octavius, the Superior Spider-Boy. That's all you need to know. What? Do you want us to spoil EVERYTHING? Read the book. Superior Spider-Boy?! HOW? Why would we do that? Was this the plan all along?! SHHH! We didn't even want to tell you THAT much. Hope you're happy now. Look, JUST READ THE BOOK.

ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER #4
Marvel
SHURI SEIZES THE THRONE! With T'Challa missing and presumed dead, Wakanda needs a new leader. Shuri wants war against Ra and Khonshu more than T'Challa ever did, but at what cost? Meanwhile, Black Panther must learn from his new allies, the freedom fighters Killmonger and Storm!

                                    DC:

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #27
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Mora, Travis Mercer (CA) Dan Mora
IT'S AN IMP-LOSION OF GLOBAL PROPORTIONS! As Mxy and Bat-Mite flee the dreaded Doom-Mite of the fifth dimension, Batman and Superman must travel to the fifth dimension to do battle within a dimension of omnipotent mayhem! All this, plus the march of the Legion of Doom-Mites and an absolutely ADORABLE weapon of mass destruction in this startling second installment of the last World's Finest epic!

THE BAT-MAN FIRST KNIGHT #3 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Mike Perkins
As the Voice's grip on Gotham tightens, Jim Gordon doesn't know whom he can trust. With monstrous beasts threatening the city, he turns to the Bat-Man for help, but to truly stop this reign of terror, playboy millionaire Bruce Wayne will step in to help guide the investigation. It all leads to a heart-pounding conclusion that will literally set Gotham ablaze!

SUPERMAN #14
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART FOUR DING, DING, DING...SUPERMAN AND LOBO...FIGHT?! The partnership was shaky at best, but now it's exploded! Lobo has betrayed Superman, and it's on now! Even if they stop punching each other long enough to save the day...it's too late! Brainiac has what he needs...and the Brainiac Queen is ALIVE.

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STAR TREK: DEFIANT #15
IDW Publishing
It’s a good day to die! Left with no other choice, the crew of the Defiant assists Hugh in assimilating B’Elanna in hopes of reclaiming control over the parasite embedded in her brain stem. But it’s a race against time and the undead as hordes of infected Starbase crew bang on the hangar doors, demanding Worf and his crew surrender and become one with the parasitic collective!

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                           In store May 15,  2024:

                            Marvel

ALIENS: WHAT IF...? #3
Marvel
WHAT IF…CARTER BURKE HAD LIVED? The facehuggers hit the fan as Burke's plan goes horribly awry! Desperate to capture the life-saving adaptative qualities of Xenomorph DNA - without Weyland-Yutani's knowledge - Burke and his only friend, a damaged combat synth named Cygnus, have brought Burke's own worst nightmare right into his living room. The trap is set - now they need a victim to snap it. What the hell is Burke doing, and how does his daughter, Brie, fit into all this?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
Spinning directly out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49, Spidey's role in BLOOD HUNT becomes clear and it involves, of course, MORBIUS! That's right, the Web-Slinger's main vampiric villain Michael Morbius is involved in the big vampire play and Peter has to figure out if he needs to take out his fanged foe or SAVE HIM?!

DOOM #1
Marvel
IN THE NEAR FUTURE…DOOM ALONE MUST SAVE THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! Legendary creators Jonathan Hickman (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, G.O.D.S.) and Sanford Greene (Bitter Root) send Doctor Doom on a journey unlike any he has undertaken before! With Valeria Richards at his side, Doom goes on a quest to harness more power than any human has ever wielded before in order to try to stop Galactus from bringing about the death of the universe!

ULTIMATE X-MEN #3
Marvel
THE MYSTERIOUS MAYSTORM, REVEALED! Maystorm's origin! Mei Igarashi was a regular girl until she discovered her unusual abilities and her hair changed from brown to white… And how she came to idolize a mysterious freedom fighter in Africa who also harnesses the power of the storm!

WHAT IF...? VENOM #4
Marvel
THE SYMBIOTE OF MISCHIEF! As the Venom symbiote's tendrils have slithered through every corner of the Marvel Universe, they've now drawn the attention of LOKI, who believes this incarnation of the Venom symbiote and the hosts it has chosen to bond to stand poised to become the most DANGEROUS BEINGS IN THIS OR ANY REALITY!

                          DC Comics:

ACTION COMICS #1065 (HOUSE OF BRAINIAC)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART THREE Superman and Lobo have their hands full with Brainiac's Lobo army, so it's up to Supergirl and Conner Kent to stop Brainiac himself! It's an impossible battle, but they are joined by some unexpected and deadly allies!

BATMAN AND ROBIN #9
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Simone Di Meo
BATMAN OR MAN-BAT?! Who will be Gotham's true protector? The people of Gotham will decide! While his father fights for his life, Damian now knows Shush's secrets, and it's only created more problems for him as a high school student and as Robin! Can the Dynamic Duo find each other before it's too late?

GREEN LANTERN #11  (HOUSE OF BRAINIAC)
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico, Kevin Maguire (CA) Xermanico
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC TIE-IN! How do you move on from the person you've loved your entire life? How do you start over? Carol wrestles with her feelings as she makes a choice that will change her and Hal's lives forever. Meanwhile, Hal faces off against the United Planets, hoping to bring to light its corrupt members and reestablish the Green Lantern Corps once and for all! Plus, Guy Gardner has caught his man...or has he? Things go from bad to worse to exponentially strange as Guy attempts to get his prisoner and himself back to Oa in one piece!

                              INDEPENDENTS

GODZILLA: 70TH ANNIVERSARY
IDW Publishing
Celebrating 70 years of Godzilla! Since 1954, Godzilla has been King of the Monsters, and what better way to celebrate than with a gigantic anthology of tales that get to the heart of Godzilla’s lasting popularity! From the American Old West to modern Tokyo and beyond, this collection features stories of the King of the Monsters fighting with its allies like Mothra, against old enemies like the terrible Mechagodzilla, and reshaping the lives of all who fall in its path!
Nine titanic stories by first-time and beloved Godzilla creators alike, including Joëlle Jones (Catwoman), Michael Conrad (Wonder Woman), Matt Frank (Godzilla: Rulers of Earth), James Stokoe (Godzilla: The Half-Century War), Adam Gorham (Ms. Marvel: The New Mutant), Dan DiDio (Metal Men), and many more!

GODZILLA VS. THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS II #2
IDW Publishing
The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Godzilla have been caught in a sprawling space-time scheme orchestrated by Rita Repulsa and Astronema! They team up to save alternate versions of the Power Rangers from being targeted by sinister forces. As the Power Rangers and Godzilla transverse realities with the help of a newfound ally, the shape of the foes they face become clear: the Psycho Rangers! But the Psycho Rangers have siphoned powers and abilities from beyond their own world, and if the Rangers and Godzilla can’t stop them, the entire multiverse will suffer the consequences!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE UNTOLD DESTINY OF THE FOOT CLAN #3
IDW Publishing
Oroku Karai is confronted by the leader of the mysterious Dog Star Clan. Left with more questions than answers, Karai takes a risk to gain an edge in her fight as a true successor to the Foot Clan’s destiny. With few options left, and needing both knowledge and power, the magic given to her by the Shredder may be her only hope.

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                            In store May 8,  2024:

                                  Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 [BH]
Marvel
A BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN! Vampires are running rampant through New York City and while the Avengers are caught in the middle, someone has to take care of the citizens of the Big Apple. That person? Yep, Spider-Man. But if only it were that simple. Things never are and this issue leads directly into Spider-Man's larger role in BLOOD HUNT!

AVENGERS #14 [BH]
Marvel
BLOOD HUNT TIE-IN! NEW TEAM LINEUP DEBUTS! With the current Avengers tied up and under siege during BLOOD HUNT, Captain Marvel calls for aid - and who better to assemble a new team of Avengers than Steve Rogers? Captain America gathers the forces of Quicksilver, Hawkeye, Hercules and Hazmat to take on the hordes of vampires attacking all over the world. And when they encounter an organized army of vampires in uniform led by a surprise villain, it gets personal!

BLOOD HUNTERS #1 [BH]
Marvel
The first in a new anthology series that explores how the shattering events of BLOOD HUNT cover the breadth of the Marvel Universe! HAWKEYE is on the run - but does he have enough trick arrows in his quiver to avoid both the long arm of the law AND vampires out for his blood?! MAN-WOLF and J. JONAH JAMESON do a little father-son bonding - while also fighting for their lives against a horde of bloodsuckers! And, in a continuing story, with CLOAK missing in action DAGGER strikes out in search of new and surprising allies. Witness the genesis of Marvel's wildest team yet: the BLOOD HUNTERS! It all begins here!

DRACULA: BLOOD HUNT #1 [BH]
Marvel
ALL WILL BOW TO THE LORD OF VAMPIRES! BLADE is Dracula's ultimate nemesis: the most formidable vampire hunter in the world. BLADE is Brielle Brooks' father: the man who's training her to follow in his footsteps. But during the BLOOD HUNT, when day is night and all is not as it appears, these enemies may find their interests - however briefly - aligned…for the fate of humanity?!

WOLVERINE #49
Marvel
ARMOR UP FOR THE PENULTIMATE PART OF SABRETOOTH WAR! WOLVERINE is powerless - but not defenseless. FORGE made LOGAN one last invention, and with the lives of the X-MEN and all mutants on the line, it's time to unleash the ultimate weapon! COLLECTORS' NOTE: Featuring the full debut of the Adamantium Armor!

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BATMAN #147
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
With no allies, no weapons, and almost no hope...can Batman fight back before Zur makes a true devil's bargain? The world is about to know Zur's true power! Him and...his new sidekick? Dark Prisons continues!

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #5
DC Comics
(W) Matthew Cody (A/CA) Puste
Dr. Kirk Langstrom believes the cure for his monstrous alter ego lies in studying the infamous Dr. Jekyll. When Batman accompanies him to Jekyll's abandoned lab, they're attacked by the ghost of Mr. Hyde himself! The Mystery Inc. gang has a history with this so-called spook, so Batman calls for their help. But, like, no one told them they might be facing Man-Bat, too!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #5 (OF 12)
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
In the aftermath of war, General Zod hurtles closer to his dark fate! On the verge of losing everything--including his own life--a desperate and deranged Zod is faced with an all-new challenge...introducing--the Legion of Zod!

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ENERGON UNIVERSE 2024 SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
Image Comics
(W) Robert Kirkman, Daniel Warren Johnson, Joshua Williamson (A) Lorenzo De Felici, Ryan Ottley, Jason Howard (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
A special new printing of **ENERGON UNIVERSE FCBD 2024 SPECIAL **featuring three all new stories from the Energon Universe, with stunning revelations for the worlds of TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE, and VOID RIVALS from the biggest names in comics.
A perfect jumping-on point for new readers and a can’t-miss for long-term fans.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: BLACK, WHITE, AND GREEN #1
IDW Publishing
It’s the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles like you’ve never seen them before! This special series gathers up some of comics’ most eclectic and exciting talent to bring their takes on TMNT to the page, taking the characters back to their origins in black-and-white independent comics…but with a touch of green!
Thrill to all-new adventures by the likes of Paulina Ganucheau (Wonder Woman: The Adventures of Young Diana), Declan Shalvey (Deadpool vs. Old Man Logan, Moon Knight), Gigi Dutreix (Sonic the Hedgehog), Lorenzo Hall, Dave Baker (Mary Tyler Moorhawk), Jesse Lonergen (Man's Best), and more. With covers by Shalvey, Ganucheau, and superstar James Stokoe (Orc Stain; Godzilla: The Half-Century War)!

TRANSFORMERS #8
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A) Jorge Corona, Mike Spicer (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
WELCOME TO CYBERTRON
As the Autobots and Decepticons make some tough choices to survive on Earth, the return of SPOILER will change the war on Cybertron forever.

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                         In store May 1 2024:

                                 Marvel

BLOOD HUNT: RED BAND #1 [BH)
Marvel
THERE WILL BE (MORE) BLOOD! EXPANDED AND UNEXPURGATED - AND POLYBAGGED FOR YOUR PROTECTION - THE RED BAND EDITION OF BLOOD HUNT #1 CONTAINS VARIANT PAGES OF UNEXPURGATED MATERIAL THAT ARE TOO EXPLICIT FOR THE REGULAR EDITION!

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE: WWIII #1
Marvel
WADE WILSON AND LOGAN AT THE ENDS OF THE EARTH - AND EACH OTHER'S THROATS! The most intensely mismatched team-up in comics and pop culture - the best there is and the merc with the mouth - undergoes a radical change as we kick off a three-part, globe-spanning saga for the ages! The mysterious DELTA believes in change. Change is good. But as he sets his sights on DEADPOOL, and WOLVERINE is caught up in the plot, is the third time really the charm, or the curse? Get ready for WWIII to erupt on the scene with the wildest duo in comics from legends Joe Kelly (DEADPOOL, UNCANNY X-MEN) and Adam Kubert (WOLVERINE, UNCANNY X-MEN)!

GET FURY #1
Marvel
GARTH ENNIS RETURNS TO MARVEL - WITH NICK FURY AND FRANK CASTLE AS YOU'VE NEVER SEEN! It's 1971, there is a war raging in Vietnam, and Nick Fury has been captured by the Viet Cong. At this moment, they don't quite understand that they have in their possession a man who knows enough secrets to damage the United States beyond comprehension. The C.I.A., however, DOES realize this and they can't risk their enemy getting those secrets, so they dispatch the most deadly man in the U.S. Army - LT. FRANK CASTLE.

STAR WARS: PHANTOM MENACE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1
Marvel
CELEBRATING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PHANTOM MENACE WITH AN ALL-NEW STORY! Explore the earliest days and secret inner life of ANAKIN SKYWALKER with never-before-seen, revelatory stories set before, after and between the scenes of the classic movie! Featuring the dream of a JEDI, the gift of a TUSKEN RAIDER, the heart of a GUNGAN, the ache of a mother and the horror of a hero!

X-MEN #34 [FHX]
Marvel
THE END IS NIGH! The Krakoan Age is nearly at an end…and what might be the final battle of the heroes of Krakoa! One last stop before the fall and rise come to their conclusion…and everything changes!

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SUPERMAN HOUSE OF BRAINIAC SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT)
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson, Mark Russell (A) Edwin Galmon, Steve Pugh (CA) Jamal Campbell
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART 2.5 An essential issue in the Action Comics/Superman crossover as Brainiac's secret history with Lobo and Czarnia is revealed! How did Brainiac create a Bottled City of Czarnia? Who steps up to protect Metropolis after Brainiac's army leaves it in ruins? Will Lois Lane confront Perry White about his own secrets as he runs for mayor of Metropolis? And how is Amanda Waller involved in all of this? All these questions are answered in this crucial issue that connects to DC's Superman-Sized event! Meanwhile, Bibbo steps up! With the heroes gone and a city in need of some champions, our favorite bartender organizes the community to save their beloved home.

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GODZILLA: THE WAR FOR HUMANITY #5
IDW Publishing
Series Order History
Godzilla alone?! Zoospora continues to spread its roots across the world, and with the kaiju task force nearly out of commission and Godzilla the only one left standing against an army of monsters, it looks like humanity is doomed! In a last-ditch effort, Yuko and Samantha begin to search for Zoospora’s source and any clue to defeating the seemingly unstoppable monster!

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               In store April 24, 2024:

                        Marvel:  

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #48
Marvel
Peter Parker vs. Ben Reilly! Spider-Man finally gets a rematch! Meanwhile, what is going on with Norman Osborn?! Only two issues left until AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50!

STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL - BLACK, WHITE & RED #1
Marvel
DARTH MAUL STARS IN HIS VERY OWN HORROR BLOCKBUSTER! A prison ship - transporting a cult known as the FINAL OCCULTATION - goes offline, and DARTH MAUL is sent by PALPATINE to investigate. What he finds on board is the stuff of nightmares!!! It's up to him to stop this profoundly dark and unstable force that wishes to bring chaos to the galaxy.

STAR WARS: JANGO FETT #2
Marvel
THE GREATEST BOUNTY HUNTER IN THE GALAXY IN THE CROSSHAIRS OF A DANGEROUS RIVAL! JANGO FETT is after a stolen artifact at the center of a planetwide war! But the hunter is being hunted by the notorious AURRA SING! What is the secret conspiracy that threatens them all?

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #4
Marvel
WHO IS THE GREEN GOBLIN? Peter Parker's secret life starts fraying the edges of his personal life! J. Jonah Jameson and Ben Parker's pursuit of truth - or, at least, the news - stirs unrest with the world at large… And now that Spider-Man may not have to operate alone, the real work of rebuilding this corrupt world can begin!

WOLVERINE #48
Marvel
CREED VS. CREED! - SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 8! It's a family affair as GRAYDON CREED, the maligned son of VICTOR CREED, A.K.A. SABRETOOTH, brings the fight to his father. The winner gets WOLVERINE - or…what's left of him…!

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BATMAN DARK AGE #2 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Mike Allred
GUILTY AS CHARGED! When a young and aimless Bruce Wayne finds himself incarcerated, he looks for a way to shorten his sentence and return to his charmed lifestyle. Little does he know, signing up for a tour with the army in Vietnam will change him forever. Witness the birth of the Bat under the watchful eye of the one-and-only Sergeant Ra's al Ghul!

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #12
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Karl Kerschl, Torunn Gronbekk, Delilah S. Dawson, Herik Hanna Art by Karl Kerschl, Fernando Pasarin, Serg Acuna, Charlie Adlard Batman and Maps have unraveled the monstrous mystery that has been terrorizing Gotham, but will they be able to stop it in time? The school bell rings as Batman's adventure at Gotham Academy reaches its stunning conclusion! As Artemis continues her quest, Lois Lane encounters the mysterious figure behind The Hunt, the online challenge that has entered the real world with deadly consequences! Last, but definitely not least--don't miss the newest installment of Batman: Black & White, drawn by one of comics' most legendary B&W artists, The Walking Dead's Charlie Adlard!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1084
DC Comics
(W) Ram V, Alex Paknadel (A) Javier Fernandez (CA) Evan Cagle
The city glitters on the horizon. His city. His responsibility to defend and protect. But home has changed. Corrupted by the power of the Orghams' hypnotic suggestions. Mutated into something he does not recognize. This isn't the city Batman remembers. But the city doesn't remember Batman, either. Gotham Nocturne: Act III is upon us and the countdown to the finale of Ram V’s epic Gothic Opera has begun. You are not ready.

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DUKE #5 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Tom Reilly, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Tom Reilly
MINISERIES FINALE
Codename: G.I. Joe Is Here
Duke has been betrayed by his allies and hunted by new enemies.  
The time has come for Duke to start fighting for something bigger than his country. Bigger than he ever could have imagined.  
Get ready for the last page shocker that no one will see coming!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #150
IDW Publishing
Everything has been building to this double-size celebration! And here at the end, we’ll return to the start…
Donatello has been searching for his future self to understand how he can fight Armaggon. Now, knowing where he is (or should we say “when he is”?) Donatello is racing to his past to convene with his future. Can he get there and learn what he needs to before Armaggon eats the TMNT out of the timeline?

This epic finale from writer Sophie Campbell and a roster of all-star artists pays off on years of IDW storytelling, reckoning with the history of the Turtles while also setting the stage for the next mutation of must-read TMNT comics.

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                   In store April 17 2024:

                        Marvel:

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #5
Marvel
America and democracy are under attack! Can THE AVENGERS of tomorrow save a country from itself, as their greatest enemy dismantles everything CAPTAIN AMERICA holds dear? It's a battle decades in the making, and no one is safe!

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES #4
Marvel
WAR FOR THE PLANET! Once, the citizens of Ape City believed they were alone in this world, the only sentient creatures left. But Cornelius and Zira's trip to the Forbidden Zone with the human Nova has revealed a world of violence beyond their borders. Now, an army of gorillas is on the march - and they aren't the only factor vying for control. Don't miss the series finale-where the connection to Taylor's journey finally comes full circle!

THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #2
Marvel
"ARACHNOBATICS" CONTINUES! Surprising anyone who knows Peter Parker (but probably not those who know Miles Morales), the Spider-Men have been keeping up their weekly meetup at the Coffee Bean! Sadly, that hasn't given them any insight into the machinations of the Jackal!!! And what do all these mysterious interludes add up to?

ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER #3
Marvel
ENTER...STORM AND KILLMONGER! Black Panther takes matters into his own hands and embarks on a covert solo mission to deal with Ra and Khonshu directly! Wakanda's conflict with Moon Knight has escalated. Even with spies all across the continent feeding information, Wakanda is overwhelmed. Everything changes, though, when a pair of freedom fighters enter the fray: Ultimate Killmonger and Ultimate Storm!

WHAT IF...? VENOM #3
Marvel
THE SYMBIOTE SUPREME! NONE ARE SAFE from the Venom symbiote's permeation of every corner of yesteryear and the present alike with its inky, black tendrils…not even DOCTOR STRANGE, THE SORCERER SUPREME! BY THE CRYING CREATURES OF KLYNTAR, THIS IS ONE YOU CAN'T MISS!

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BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #26
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora
BEWARE THE POWER OF THE DOOM-MITE! Following the imp-shattering events of the Batman/Superman: World's Finest 2024 Annual and #25, it's up to Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite to convince Batman and Superman that they're for real this time! If this dynamic duo of odd couples can't work together, then our entire dimension is in jeopardy!

GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #8
DC Comics
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A/CA) Montos
Questioning his loyalty to the Green Lantern Corps and stranded on a terrifying new world, John finds a lost crew desperately in need of a hero, even as he senses an ominous growing presence within the Dark Star of the Fenn. Meanwhile, on Earth, John's newly resurrected sister, Ellie, learns that she shares John's powers...and she'll need them to protect their family from the cosmic abomination that was Varron!

SUPERMAN #13
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART TWO! Superman and Lobo...team-up? Together, the Man of Steel and the Main Man race across the universe on a hunt for the Lobo Army and Brainiac. Can they get along long enough to get to them before Brainiac enacts the next stage of his dangerous plans to create a new House of Brainiac?!

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COBRA COMMANDER #4 (OF 5)
 Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Andrea Milana, Annalisa Leoni
THE ENERGON UNIVERSE IS IN DANGER.
Cobra Commander has found a new ally—willing or not—that may just make him unstoppable.
Unless, of course, someone is one step ahead of him…

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE UNTOLD DESTINY OF THE FOOT CLAN #2
IDW Publishing
Oroku Karai has found herself caught in a power struggle with the mysterious DOG STAR CLAN, a struggle she intends to win…
But a surprise encounter with the leader of these would-be rivals yields a shocking revelation that could spell disaster for Karai’s claims to her rank among the Foot. Will Karai fold under pressure or rise up to claim her birthright?

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                        In store April 10, 2024:

                       Marvel:

ALIENS: WHAT IF...? #2
Marvel
WHAT IF…CARTER BURKE HAD LIVED? Thirty-five years after the disaster on Hadleys Hope, company man Carter Burke is eeking out a cursed existence on a backwater asteroid. With his once-promising career in the toilet, Burke's only remaining purpose in life is to care for his daughter, Brie. She hates him, probably for being a horrible person. And when she finds out what he's up to now? It's not going to be a friendly reunion. Has Burke learned his lesson, or is he about to get all of his companions killed again?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #47
Marvel
After the events of WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1, Chasm is on the loose! Spider-Man better track down his erstwhile clone and Hallows' Eve ASAP! We're getting closer to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50!

STAR WARS: THRAWN ALLIANCES #4
Marvel
THE CLIMACTIC CONCLUSION! DARTH VADER and THRAWN must find the solution to their problem… …but where does that leave THRAWN and ANAKIN?

ULTIMATE X-MEN #2
Marvel
THE ULTIMATE X-MEN GO BACK TO SCHOOL! High school, that is! It's a new school year for Hisako as she tries to get a grasp on her new powers… Where she meets a cool, white-haired punk girl named Mei (A.K.A. Maystorm), who understands all too well the challenge Hisako faces. And they team up to embark on a creepy adventure to learn who is behind the creepy shadow that has been haunting - and taunting - them!

WOLVERINE #47
Marvel
SAVAGE ESCAPE! - SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 7! LAURA KINNEY must escape the clutches of the SAVAGE SABRETOOTH! Will VICTOR CREED'S WEAPON spell the end for LOGAN? A can't-miss issue!

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ACTION COMICS #1064
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Rafa Sandoval
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC PART ONE! BRAINIAC ATTACKS! Brainiac's Lobo army invades Metropolis in an action-packed oversized issue! The Super family and all the heroes of Metropolis join the fight, but will they be enough to hold off Brainiac's lethal and crazed soldiers?! Can Superman and Lex learn what Brainiac is searching for? He's not bottling Metropolis, so what is he collecting instead?!

THE BAT-MAN FIRST KNIGHT #2 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Mike Perkins
Monster men continue to terrorize Gotham City, but with the body count rising, the GCPD is no closer to solving the mystery behind these seemingly undead assailants, and the Bat-Man and Gordon are the only ones willing to brave the criminal underworld to crack the case. It's after a near-death brawl saving the mayor from the monster men that the Bat-Man must face a stark reality...are his fists and willpower enough to save Gotham?

GREEN LANTERN #10
 DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams (A) Xermanico, Kevin Maguire (CA) Xermanico
HOUSE OF BRAINIAC TIE-IN! With Hal's ring newly recharged, he leaves Earth for Oa to uncover the mystery surrounding the Central Power Batteries, while Carol makes a choice that will change her destiny forever! Plus: Kevin Maguire joins Green Lantern architect Jeremy Adams to tell the tale of Guy Gardner, the United Planets, Lobo and... Wrestling? It's Guy's Bogus Lobo Adventure part 1 of 3!

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TRANSFORMERS #7
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A) Jorge Corona, Mike Spicer (CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
**NEW STORY ARC **
WHO WILL LEAD THE DECEPTICONS?
After last issue’s shocking ending, Starscream and Soundwave battle for leadership—and the result will change the Decepticons forever.
And the Autobots learn they may have more allies than they imagined…
JORGE CORONA joins DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON to begin the Energon Universe story that will have everyone talking!

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                     In store April 03,  2024:

                          Marvel:

ALIEN: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD #3
Marvel
THE STAR-STUDDED KILLFEST CONTINUES! In "Utopia," Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing and Michael Dowling take you through the collapse of a civilization that believed it could overcome the worst of human nature to live in permanent peace. But in the war against the Xenomorphs overtaking their home, the citizens of the ship Forward find themselves breaking every principle… Then, in "Gear in the Machine," Cody Ziglar goes guts-deep into the core of human evil, while in "Lucky," Steve Foxe flips the viewpoint in a way that will tug at the heartstrings of even the most seasoned Alien fan. An unmissable piece of the universe-spanning franchise!

AVENGERS #12 [FHX]
Marvel
The FALL OF X comes for Earth's Mightiest heroes! The Avengers have hung in space over the Earth, a sword of Damocles over Orchis, for too long. But knowing they had only one chance to strike, they waited while Iron Man prepared. Now, on his signal, it is time, and the Avengers only know one way to strike: hard!

SPIDER-MAN: SHADOW OF THE GREEN GOBLIN #1
Marvel
NORMAN OSBORN WAS NOT THE FIRST GOBLIN! Norman Osborn is the GREEN GOBLIN you know. But he is NOT the ORIGINAL GOBLIN! Learn the shocking secrets of the PROTO-GOBLIN, and its dramatic connection to the Osborn family! What role does a young Peter Parker, who has not yet understood his great power and responsibility, play in this unfolding of events? J.M. DEMATTEIS (SPIDER-MAN: KRAVEN'S LAST HUNT) continues to build his legacy and the mythos of classic SPIDER-LORE, this time paired with rising star MICHAEL STA. MARIA!

X-MEN #33 [FHX]
Marvel
X-MEN X-SSEMBLE! If there were ever a time to rally the troops and take the fight to the enemy, it's NOW! Stand side by side with the X-Men as they head for their final stand! They can't stop ALL of us!

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BATMAN #146
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Jorge Jimenez, Michele Bandini (CA) Jorge Jimenez
The explosive Dark Prisons continues as Batman learns from an old mentor what Zur's plans are for Gotham City...and the world! Can the Dark Knight escape from a prison designed by the ultimate version of himself? And what nefarious role does The Joker play in all of this?

BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES (2024) #4
DC Comics
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Megan Huang
Every Gotham City citizen knows its buildings are adorned with more gargoyles than anywhere else. But they never expected the human inhabitants of those buildings to start morphing into gargoyles! It's up to Batman, Scooby, and the gang to solve the mystery--which leads them straight to one of Batman's most unexpected villains!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD #4 (OF 12)  
DC Comics
(W) Joe Casey (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
THE AFTERMATH OF WAR! The brutal invasion of New Kandor has cost its supreme ruler everything he holds dear! But there will be a reckoning--and General Zod will not rest until he has enacted his bloody revenge! Let the universe tremble as Casey and McDaid deliver the newest chapter of DC's darkest cosmic odyssey.

SUPERMAN 78 THE METAL CURTAIN #6 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Gavin Guidry
Superman and Metallo battle it out in Russia! Can Superman appeal to Metallo's humanity and put an end to the bloodshed, or will Metallo finally crush the Man of Steel beneath his boot?

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GEIGER #1 (2024)
 Image Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank
SERIES PREMIERE
IT ALL STARTS HERE! The critically acclaimed team of storytellers GEOFF JOHNS and GARY FRANK (GEIGER: GROUND ZERO, Doomsday Clock) return to the nuclear wasteland of their bestselling GEIGER for an ALL-NEW ONGOING series starring the violent and unpredictable GLOWING MAN!
Leaving his home behind, Tariq Geiger now walks the radioactive roads of the former United States with his two-headed wolf Barney. But as his enemies doggedly pursue him, Geiger discovers salvation from the unlikeliest of foes. But what secrets does this potential ally hold that could help Geiger? And exactly how many people are after The Glowing Man… and why?
Don’t miss this vital, action-packed chapter in the shared universe of **THE UNNAMED **saga and the momentous Ghost Machine rollout!

REDCOAT #1
Image Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Bryan Hitch
SERIES PREMIERE
Immortal. Mercenary. Kind of a tool. Meet Simon Pure, the newest UNNAMED hero, created by comic all-stars GEOFF JOHNS (GEIGER) and BRYAN HITCH.
British redcoat and all-around rogue, Simon mysteriously became immortal in 1776 after a run-in with the clandestine cabal known as the Founding Fathers, which included George Washington, John Hancock, and many other prominent American Revolutionary War leaders. Since that fateful day, Simon has led a life of adventure and avarice, rubbing elbows (and sometimes fists) with many of history’s most renowned figures, including his nemesis Benedict Arnold, Albert Einstein, Annie Oakley, and many more. One thing they all agree on: they never want to see him again! But what are the true origins and extent of Simon’s power and the mysterious organization behind them? And how has it secretly shaped America and the world? Simon’s on a quest to find out!
Don't miss out this new entry in the exciting Ghost Machine rollout.

ROOK EXODUS #1
Image Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Jason Fabok
SERIES PREMIERE
**GEOFF JOHNS (GEIGER) **and JASON FABOK, the celebrated team behind the smash hit Batman: Three Jokers, reunite for an all-new science fiction series!
Hundreds of years from now, the man known as Rook was once a simple farmer who fled the crumbling Earth for a new life on the planet Exodus; a terraformed planet where all of nature, including its imported animal population, was completely controlled by humans called Wardens. But when Exodus’s world engine failed, the Wardens’ power fell into the wrong hands, creating chaos and mass evacuation…for those who could afford it. The rest, like Rook, must scavenge for an escape vessel as the war for control of what’s left of Exodus begins. Don't miss out this new entry in the exciting Ghost Machine rollout—and it's 44 pages of story for only $3.99!

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                      In store March 27,  2024:

                               Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #46
Marvel
Spidey is cleaning up the mess that is his life after some of the most harrowing conflicts of his life. Electro isn't going to wait for Spidey to figure his problems out, though. A dangling thread from earlier in the run that you forgot was dangling starts to pull the sweater apart!

INCREDIBLE HULK #10
Marvel
THE GHOST DETECTIVE TAKES HULK ON A MIND-BENDING ADVENTURE THROUGH THE PAST! Frozen Charlotte is the newest monster set on delivering Hulk to Eldest (and sowing macabre and murder along the way). But Frozen Charlotte emerged once before, and to stop her, Hulk must first understand her past… So the Ghost Detective takes Hulk on a noir hunt for a serial killer set in 1850s New Orleans!

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #3
Marvel
PETER PARKER'S NEW LIFE GETS EVEN MORE COMPLICATED… Spider-Man sizes up the new hero Green Goblin! As they team up to fight a new super villain, secrets about the corporations running North America are revealed… And you'll never guess who discovers Spider-Man's secret identity!

WOLVERINE #46
Marvel
BRAIN CHANGER/GAME CHANGER! - SABRETOOTH WAR PART 6! WOLVERINE's memory has been altered, erased, restored, forgotten and destroyed. This time, if he can't get his head on straight, SABRETOOTH will do far worse than that! The most diabolical chapter of SABRETOOTH WAR yet…and you thought those early issues were violent?!

X-FORCE #50 [FALL]
Marvel
THE FINAL BATTLE AGAINST BEAST IN THE LANDMARK 50th ISSUE! X-FORCE confronts BEAST with their secret weapon. A final reckoning. Not a dry eye in the house. TARGET: BEAST finale!

                         DC Comics:

BATMAN DARK AGE #1 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Michael Allred
Meet Bruce Wayne, Gotham’s favorite delinquent son. In an origin story like no other, witness the boy become a dark knight shaped by a city in turmoil as it marches towards its prophesied doom. Set against the backdrop of actual historical events, Gotham comes alive, filled with the iconic characters who've loved and hated Batman over the years like you've never seen them before. Spinning out of the Eisner-nominated Superman: Space Age, Mark Russell and Mike Allred return to give audiences a look at Batman as a figure in American history fighting for justice in a world gone mad.

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #11
DC Comics
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Simone Di Meo
Written by Karl Kerschl, Torunn Gronbekk, Delilah S. Dawson and Zac Thompson Art by Karl Kerschl, Fernando Pasarin, Serg Acuna and Ashley Wood Tristan Grey has mutated into a terrifying new version of Man-Bat, and it's up to Batman and Maps to save him! But, when it turns out that Tristan is not the only person who has been infected by the Man-Bat serum, it will be Batman and Maps versus an army of leather-winged monsters! Also, Lois Lane falls deeper down the conspiracy rabbit hole, and Artemis continues her hunt! And lastly, Batman finds himself in a folk horror nightmare courtesy of Zac Thompson and Ashley Wood in a new Batman Black & White tale that has to be seen to be believed.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1083
DC Comics
(W) Ram V, Dan Watters (A) Riccardo Federici, Stefano Raffaele (CA) Evan Cagle
Black boots trudge across yellow sands. Grit-laced winds flutter through a tattered cape. Dreamlike mirages of past, present, and hypothetical futures ripple across the sunbaked landscape, the mystery of their appearance only equaled by the question of their existence. This is the Dark Knight's world now, but it doesn't have to be. He can save himself from this dry limbo and return to his city...or can he? Batman's mind and body may never be the same in this harrowing, hallucinatory, and hypnotic tale.

                      INDEPENDENTS:

DUKE #4 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Tom Reilly, Jordie Bellaire (CA) Tom Reilly
Duke is close to discovering the truth about the alien robots that have landed on Earth.  
But who—or what—is M.A.R.S.?

Ghostbusters: Back in Town #1
Dark Horse Comics
A year and a half after the events of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Ghostbusters are officially back in business and headed to where it all began: New York City! Callie, Gary, Trevor, and Phoebe are moving into the Firehouse and ready to take on the Spengler family business . . . or are they? Ghostbusting on top of changing family dynamics has a way of going awry—and that’s exactly what one paranormal force is counting on.
See what the Big Apple has in store for the latest generation of Ghostbusters with the first installment of this all-new series! Ghostbusters: Back in Town features story by Greg Pak, script by David Booher, art by Blue Delliquanti, and colors by Mildred Louis.

STAR TREK: DEFIANT #13
IDW Publishing
Starbase 99 has been compromised. Worf and the Defiant crew are quarantined within, desperately trying to evade the infected as their parasitic counterparts flood the floors of the base. To make matters worse, one of the crew’s bounties is dead, another missing. Can the crew survive this raging parasitic invasion on the desolate starbase?

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                         In store March 20,  2024:

                     Marvel:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #254 FACSIMILE EDITION
Marvel
Continuing a facsimile celebration of the early days of Spider-Man's black costume - before he knew it was an alien symbiote out to bond with him forever! Luckily, the living suit has plenty of tricks and treats in store to help Spidey battle Jack O'Lantern! When the Hobgoblin's battle wagon is hauled out of the Hudson River, the flaming-pumpkin-headed villain sets his sights on some grand theft auto - but there's no way that the web-slinger will let one of his most fiendish foes get his hands on the secrets of another! A citywide chase begins, but how long can Jack O'Lantern evade a relentless Spider-Man? 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) #254.

BEWARE THE PLANET OF THE APES #3
Marvel
A NEW APE EMPIRE REVEALS ITSELF! Chimpanzee scientists Cornelius and Zira believed their city of apes was the only form of civilization on the planet. They were wrong. Has their journey to the Forbidden Zone brought war to their own borders?!

RESURRECTION OF MAGNETO #3 [FHX]
Marvel
FALLS THE SHADOW! In the cold dark rooms beyond death, there are terrible things. Annihilators. Adversaries. And a King of Shadows…who seeks a new soul to live in. The time of easy miracles is over. For Storm and Magneto, all the roads back to life are hard…and this is the hardest road of all.

STAR WARS: JANGO FETT #1
Marvel
JANGO FETT EMBARKS ON A BRAND-NEW MISSION! AS SEEN IN STAR WARS: REVELATIONS! ETHAN SACKS (STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS) & LUKE ROSS (STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS, STAR WARS: DARK DROIDS) team up to continue the legacy of one of the greatest bounty hunters: JANGO FETT! A bounty to find! A mystery to solve! A treaty at risk! All this with AURRA SING in the mix!!!

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1
Marvel
2024 is primed to be one of the biggest years in Spider-History and you've only seen the tip of the iceberg! In the pages of this one-shot, we're going to lay out some of the biggest upcoming Spider-Stories and characters in the Spider-Verse through the beginning of 2025, and you aren't going to want to miss this!

X-MEN: FOREVER #1 [FHX]
Marvel
HAUNTED HOUSE OF X! How can you kill a digital god? What do you do when the Phoenix is bleeding out into nothing? There's been questions that have haunted you since the end of IMMORTAL X-MEN. Finally, some answers. There's also been some questions that have haunted you since the START of IMMORTAL X-MEN. Finally, some answers too. Tying directly into the pages of the epic FALL OF THE HOUSE OF X and RISE OF THE POWERS OF X comes this story of revelation from Kieron Gillen (IMMORTAL X-MEN) and Luca Maresca (CHILDREN OF THE VAULT)!

                           DC Comics:

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #25
DC Comics
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Dan Mora, Steve Pugh
Join Batman and Superman as the World’s Finest team celebrates 25 issues of World’s Finest! This oversized special issue takes our heroes around the DCU and beyond--with a special lead story that will at last showcase the first meeting between The Joker and Lex Luthor. The World's Finest villains form an unholy alliance and will send chills down the spines of the DCU Heroes forevermore! PLUS: Spinning out of the events of the World's Finest Annual, Doom-Mite strikes and points the way to the next World's Finest epic!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS GODZILLA VS KONG #6 (OF 7)
 DC Comics
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Christian Duce, Tom Derenick (CA) Drew Edward Johnson
The bestselling clash between the DCU and the Monsterverse continues as a mysterious beacon is activated and is drawing Godzilla and his titan brethren toward it

SUPERMAN #12
DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) David Baldeon (CA) Jamal Campbell
Superman is the brains while Lex is the brawn, as they team up to battle the Lex Luthor Revenge Squad for the fate of Metropolis. Lex has sworn to Superman that he is a changed man, but to what lengths will he go to stop his enemies?! And what danger from deep space rapidly makes its way toward Earth?

                          INDEPENDENTS:

COBRA COMMANDER #3 (OF 5)
Image Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Andrea Milana, Annalisa Leoni
"WHAT IS THE SECRET OF ENERGON? Cobra Commander isn’t the only one looking to harness the alien energy source known as Energon. That means he has to either take control of the new organization he's encountered…or destroy them.”

SPAWN #351
Image Comics
(W) Rory McConville, Todd McFarlane (A) Brett Booth (CA) Von Randal
The aftermath of SPAWN #350 is upon us. It's six months later, and no one is safe!

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                 In store March 13,  2024

                    Marvel:

ALIEN: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD #2
Marvel
THE ALIEN LEGACY CONTINUES IN A BOLD AND BLOODY ANTHOLOGY SERIES! Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing and Michael Dowling's generations-spanning epic continues! Then legendary writer Paul Jenkins explores the chemistry of fear in a story that will leave you with a whole new and terrifying understanding of the Xenomorph species. And Stephanie Williams thrills with a story of a marine's first - and possibly last - day on the job. Marvel's landmark BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD series takes horror to another level!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #45
Marvel
The Gang War is over, but New York City will bear the scars for a long time. While Peter was fighting the war, other parts of his life kept going on and the consequences will be felt here. Plus…what mystery is bubbling up at Ravencroft?

AVENGERS: TWILIGHT #4
Marvel
THE AVENGERS are on the run from THE NEW AVENGERS as old enemies emerge! And what is the terrible secret of IRON MAN, THE WASP…and H-DAY?

GHOST RIDER: FINAL VENGEANCE 1
Marvel
WHO IS THE NEW SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE? Johnny Blaze was bonded with the Spirit of Vengeance. Unwilling to be a monster, Johnny used this demon from Hell to do good as the Ghost Rider. But heroism isn't what the Rider was meant for. So who will be the new Spirit of Vengeance? And what will it mean for the Marvel Universe? Find out in this extra-sized first issue by writer Benjamin Percy and hot new art sensation Danny Kim!

SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1
Marvel
THERE WILL BE A NEW SYMBIOTE ON THE LOOSE! Comic legend PETER DAVID (THE INCREDIBLE HULK, SPIDER-MAN 2099) triumphantly returns to pen the next epic chapter in the Symbiote Saga alongside artist ROGÊ ANTÔNIO (CARNAGE). THIS TIME, set your time circuits ahead to the techno-dystopian future of 2099! Miguel O'Hara, A.K.A. SPIDER-MAN 2099, is facing a hostile takeover - of his own body! Kron Stone, the VENOM of 2099, wages an all-out assault on Alchemax, and the only hope of stopping him lies with the power awakened by a top-secret project gone terribly wrong. What must Miguel sacrifice to seal the bond with his new symbiote - his body? His mind? His very soul?!

WOLVERINE #45
Marvel
X MARKS THE SPOT! - SABRETOOTH WAR - PART 5! The treasure hunt is on as SABRETOOTH picks up on the trail of an item that will turn the tide in the war on WOLVERINE! But as the best there is regroups with the remnants of his allies, it'll be a race against time for the good guys to uncover a LOST weapon that could prove to be their LAST HOPE! And that's if ORCHIS and the STARK SENTINELS don't get them first!

                   DC Comics:

ACTION COMICS #1063
DC Comics
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) John Timms
The startling finale of I, Bizarro sees the Man of Steel making his most shocking team-up ever as part of the mind-blowing final battle against the ultimate Bizarro.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #7
 DC Comics
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Simone Di Meo
Batman and Robin are on the hunt for Man-Bat and Shush, but their search is interrupted by the return of Flatline, Damian's crush from the Lazarus Tournament! But what has followed her to Gotham?!

GREEN LANTERN #9
DC Comics
(W) Jeremy Adams, Sam Humphries (A) Xermanico, Yasmin Flores Montanez (CA) Steve Beach
Unable to leave the atmosphere, the Green Lantern looks for help from a mystical source, which leads him to a mysterious gateway and surprising answers to the origin of Hal's ring.

                    INDEPENDENTS:

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #149
IDW Publishing
Leonardo deals with a betrayal in the present day. And in the future, Donatello reflects on the TMNT’s past as he realizes a hard truth about Armaggon. All anyone really knows is that the future is less certain than it’s ever been—especially with Armaggon on a rampage to rewrite the past! How far back will they have to go to stop him?
Longtime TMNT writer Sophie Campbell and superstar artist Vincenzo Federici continue telling one of the biggest TMNT stories yet on the last stop before #150!

TRANSFORMERS #6
Image Comics
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
END OF ARC
 
ONE WILL STAND, ONE WILL FALL.
The Autobots vs. The Decepticons.
This is it.
And someone isn’t going to survive.

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                      In store March 6,  2024:

                           Marvel:

ALIENS: WHAT IF...? #1
Marvel
WHAT IF…CARTER BURKE HAD LIVED? For years, fans of James Cameron's legendary Aliens questioned whether Carter Burke, a company man more hateable than the Xenos themselves, had actually survived the traumatic events on the terraforming colony Hadley's Hope. Now the actor behind the beloved villain, Paul Reiser, joins his son Leon and the star-studded team of writers and producers Adam F. Goldberg, Brian Volk-Weiss and Hans Rodionoff for a journey back to Hadley's Hope and the twisted escape of a man who should have died.

THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN 1
Marvel
The stars of two of Marvel's biggest series come together in their first ongoing series ever! That's right, Peter Parker and Miles Morales are going to team up on the regular, comparing notes and using said notes to take on some of their most dangerous bad guys. This duo is better than dynamic, amazing, sensational, superior…they're SPECTACULAR! And with GREG WEISMAN, writer of the fan-favorite animated Spectacular Spider-Man series, returning to Spidey along with Spider-Legend HUMBERTO RAMOS, you know it's going to be epic.

THANOS #4
Marvel
Death rejects Thanos once and for all, and the Mad Titan does not take it well. What follows is the most consequential fight in the history of the Marvel Universe…

ULTIMATE X-MEN #1
Marvel
Visionary creator PEACH MOMOKO (DEMON DAYS, STAR WARS) creates a new generation of X-Men for an all-new universe! Hisako Ichiki is a teenage girl who just wants to live a normal life - go to school, hang out with her friends, ignore the political strife broiling over after the events of ULTIMATE INVASION - but life has other plans for her. In Japan, urban legends have sprung to life and brought some unusual new powers with them…Meet Armor, Maystorm and a group of new Ultimate X-Men the likes of which you've never seen before!

X-MEN #32 [FHX]
Marvel
BESTIES WITH BLOODY BLADES! Kate Pryde and Illyana Rasputin have been best friends for a long time. They've had good times, and they've had bad times. One thing they can always agree on? Stomping anti-mutant bigots' heads.

                        DC Comics:

BATMAN #145
DC Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
A THRILLING NEW ARC IS HERE... DARK PRISONS BEGINS! Following The Joker: Year One’s stunning reveals, Batman must engineer an escape from Zur’s prison...but what dark secret does Zur now hold that's a game changer for the Dark Knight and the entire DC Universe?!

DETECTIVE COMICS #411 FACSIMILE EDITION
DC Comics
(W) Dennis O Neil (A) Bob Brown, Dick Giordano (CA) Neal Adams
In pursuit of Dr. Darrk and the League of Assassins, Batman finds himself on a trail that stretches from the top of the Statue of Liberty to an abandoned Buddhist monastery in Asia, in this full facsimile reprinting of Talia al Ghul's first-ever comic book appearance. Also features the Batgirl story, Cut...and Run.

SUPERMAN 78 THE METAL CURTAIN #5 (OF 6)
DC Comics
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Gavin Guidry
After the massive battle at the White House, Superman is forced to turn to his sworn enemy Lex Luthor for help in his fight with Metallo. But what does the greatest criminal mind of our lifetime know about the Russian war machine, and just how will Superman use the info to take the fight to Metallo?

THE BAT-MAN FIRST KNIGHT #1 (OF 3)
DC Comics
(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Mike Perkins
The year is 1939. The world, still reeling from the horrors of the First World War, is on the brink of tipping into an even more gruesome conflict, as fascism is on the march--and gathering strength in America's darkest corners. Against this backdrop, a series of violent murders has begun in Gotham, and the recent emergence of the mysterious vigilante known as The Bat-Man has the power brokers of the city living in fear of institutional collapse. All of the evidence in the murder investigation defies logic: the perpetrators are all men who died in the electric chair. But when the Bat- Man comes face to face with one of these sickening anomalies, he barely escapes with his life--throwing into question his ability to survive in a world that is brutally evolving around him! Legendary writer Dan Jurgens and superstar artist Mike Perkins return to the earliest days of the Dark Knight, retelling one of his most infamous cases through an acutely modern lens, depicting a world paralyzed by anxiety and a desperate populace crying out for release!

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Godzilla: Best of Destoroyah
IDW Publishing
Swarming. Evolving. Becoming stronger as the already powerful juveniles come together and create a monster of devastation. Destoroyah! With the power of oxygen destruction, when Destoroyah arrives, no one is safe!

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE LAST RONIN II--RE-EVOLUTION #1
IDW Publishing
More than a decade after the Last Ronin defeated the Foot Clan, New York City finds itself in a state of steady decline. Now, the disparate gangs vie for economic and political control and that the chaos is taking its toll. It’s clear to Casey Marie that if something isn’t done soon, the city she knows and loves will be lost forever. So, whether they’re ready or not, she and her young pupils must raise a new coalition and lead the charge to keep the peace. Witness the rise of the next generation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they fight to restore peace to the streets they live below!
Legendary TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman proudly presents the next epic chapter of The Last Ronin, reassembling the acclaimed creative team from the original monster bestseller for a second oversized, prestige format miniseries event!

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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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                        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:

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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:

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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!

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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.

                               In store January 10,  2024:

                       Marvel

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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               In store January 3,  2024:

                      Marvel:

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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