ABSOLUTE CARNAGE IMMORTAL HULK #1 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Kyle Hotz Before his untimely death, Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross was the Red Hulk and, for a time, bonded to the Venom symbiote alongside Alejandra Jones and Laura Kinney. Now, Ross' corpse has been unearthed, though why and by whom remain shrouded in mystery. With the gamma material in Ross' body possibly in nefarious hands, that's just what Bruce Banner intends to find out - one way or another! Rated T+
CONTAGION #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Roge Antonio & Various (CA) Juan Jose Ryp A NEW EVIL BEYOND UNDERSTANDING COMES TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! A seemingly unstoppable force has invaded the Marvel Universe, and it's going to take every hero the streets of New York has to stop it! A strange substance is taking over heroes and citizens alike, draining them of their life force, stealing their knowledge and abilities, and neither science nor magic can stop it! Where did it come from? Can anything destroy it? And who will fall to its awful, overwhelming power? Parental Advisory
HOUSE OF X #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz THE INEVITABLE FUTURE. The revolutionary tale of Mutantkind's rise comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR, SECRET WARS) and Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS) wrap the series that changes everything! Rated T+
SAVAGE AVENGERS #6 MARVEL COMICS (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Kim Jacinto (CA) David Finch • Conan & The Punisher attempt to walk out of the Savage Land hauling the caskets of Frank's family... through Antarctica. • Frank Castle never was much of a religious man...but now he's firmly "Crom-curious" • Watch out for the last page, it's a doozy. Parental Advisory
BATMAN #80 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) John RomitaJr, Klaus Janson (CA) Klaus Janson, John RomitaJr The bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, but with Batman back in Gotham they'll be reminded what justice feels like... and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. With Catwoman at his side, the Caped Crusader is looking to take down Bane's army and reclaim his city. But what happens when old allies like Gotham Girl also stand in his way? The legendary art team of John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson join BATMAN for two action-packed issues that will rock Gotham City to its foundation.
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #6 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II, Kevin Eastman Krang has steered his Ultra-technodrome into the skies above the new Earth he sought to conquer and rebuild in his own image. He thought the heroes of the worlds he'd conquered were down for the count, but now he faces two sets of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, two Batmen and a whole host of angry heroes looking to save their worlds once and for all. If Krang can't own the Multiverse, then he will destroy it!
DCEASED #5 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Joshua Middleton The world is dying at the hands of the infected, and the very survival of humanity is at stake. Facing extinction, Superman and the heroes will make a decision that will fundamentally alter Earth's present...and future!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #33 DC COMICS (W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Bruno Redondo (CA) Francis Manapul "The Justice Doom War" part four! Apex Lex Luthor is in ascendance, and he's taking out the remaining members of the Justice League in the present just as his Legion of Doom is beating down the time-traveling heroes in both the past and the future. Batman, Superman and the rest of our heroes may have just figured out how Kamandi's timeline works when terrible Hypertime quakes rattle their existence, threatening to strand them far from their own time. Meanwhile, the Flash, Green Lantern and the Justice Society take another leap through time, heading for...ancient Atlantis?
TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #5 (OF 5) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Dan Schoening "GHOSTS OF CYBERTRON," Part 5! Out of the frying pan and into the fire! Starscream isn't the only ghostly Decepticon in the universe-or on Earth. Megatron has manifested, he's hungry for vengeance, and he's not particular about what he has to destroy to get it! Autobots, Decepticons, and the Boys in Gray, too! The 35th anniversary celebration of TRANSFORMERS and Ghostbusters ends here! * Celebrating 35 years of these two legendary pop-culture franchises-TRANSFORMERS and Ghostbusters! * The crossover three-and-half decades in the making!? * Featuring a brand-new Autobot-Ectotron-and other crossover surprises! * Written and illustrated by the long-time fan-favorite Ghostbusters creative team of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and Luis Antonio Delgado! * Five action-packed interconnecting covers from series artist Dan Schoening! * Final Issue!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN! • Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy... • Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock. • There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT! Rated T
POWERS OF X #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
THANOS #6 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal • The grand finale of this cosmic epic! • Thanos has set into motion the chain of events between him and Gamora that will inspire loyalty, bloodshed and betrayal across the galaxy...but what does the Magus have to do with it? • And more importantly...are you ready to witness the beginning of Thanos' end? Parental Advisory
ACTION COMICS #1015 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) David Marquez Breakout Wonder Comics hero Naomi makes her Metropolis debut as the teen hero looks to Superman to help her navigate her unexpected new role as a hero in the DC Universe. Hoping to answer the remain questions about her origin, lineage and greater purpose on Earth, Naomi not only gets the attention of the Man of Steel but also Gotham City's Dark Knight Detective, as Batman takes an interest in her quick rise to prominence.
BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #3 (OF 8) DC COMICS (W/A/CA) Sean Murphy Batman salvages a groundbreaking clue from the wreckage of Wayne Manor and recruits Harley Quinn to confront The Joker for answers about the mystery of Gotham City's foundations! Their investigation takes a dire turn in the darkest corners of Arkham, and Gordon's life is in peril after a new commissioner is named.
DETECTIVE COMICS #1012 DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza "Year of the Villain" kicks into overdrive! Victor Fries has only ever wanted one thing...to bring his wife Nora back to life in a healthy body. Now, with Lex Luthor's aid, Victor's wish will finally come true. But how will Nora adjust to the new world she has missed? And how will Batman try to tear Victor's dream away from him?
STAR TREK DISCOVERY AFTERMATH #2 (OF 3) IDW PUBLISHING (W) Kirsten Beyer, Mike Johnson (A) Tony Shasteen (CA) Angel Hernandez As Spock deals with the loss of his sister Michael Burnham, Captain Pike makes an offer to the Klingons. But will the enemies of Chancellor L'Rell ignite a new war instead? Don't miss this amazing new series that follows after the shocking conclusion of season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.
TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #1 IDW PUBLISHING (W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli Cybertron, a planet of vast beauty and extraordinary cities, wasn't always so perfect. After the War Against the Threefold Spark, Cybertron was decimated, and new bots-the Constructicons-emerged to help rebuild it grander and more amazing than ever before. But where are these bots now? Why have they been erased from Cybertron's history? And what are they planning to do about it? Find out in "Constructicons Rising," Part One! * Written by one of the founders of Vox Media, Tyler Bleszinski! * An all-new series set in-universe, exploring the many characters and ideas in the Transformers galaxy! * A spotlight on the Constructicons and their ultimate destructive form-Devastator! * The bold new era continues! * Exploring the Transformers universe beyond Cybertron!
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #3 (OF 5) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman THE SUMMER OF SLAUGHTER CONTINUES! • After the harrowing events at the end of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #2, Venom and Spider-Man have to deal with the hard truth that not everybody will make it out of this conflict in one piece... if they make it out at all, that is. • As Carnage continues to amass strength and allies, Venom and Spider-Man realize that the only way to beat him is to do the same... Rated T+
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE LETHAL PROTECTORS #2 (OF 3) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Frank Tieri (A) Flaviano Armentaro (CA) Iban Coello • The Cult of Carnage is on the hunt for Misty Knight! • Can the team of Iron Fist, Morbius and Cloak & Dagger defeat the newly resurrected DEMOGOBLIN?! • Hell hath no fury like a goblin's scorn! Rated T+
HOUSE OF X #5 (OF 6) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz Xavier's dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans' plan to eliminate them. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS, SECRET WARS) continues his reshaping of the X-Universe alongside Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS). The Future of the X-Men begins here! Rated T+
SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Olivier Coipel WHO IS CADAVEROUS?! The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September! Rated T
BATMAN #79 DC COMICS (W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann (CA) Tony S. Daniel In the concluding chapter of the two-part "City of Bane" interlude, Batman and Catwoman pull a job to stop Bane's supply ship from smuggling dangerous cargo into Gotham City. It'll send a message back to the big guy that his reign of terror is soon to be over...but what does it also signal for the future of Bruce and Selina?
FLASH FORWARD #1 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund (CA) Evan Shaner His name is Wally West-and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fought so hard to destroy him.
TRANSFORMERS #12 IDW PUBLISHING(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Kei Zama (CA) Alex MilneOut in the vast galaxy, Cybertronian explorers encounter all manner of beings-some friendly and some in stern opposition to Cybertronian expansion. When relations start to crumble and violence is threatened, there's only one bot to turn to-Nautica, head of xeno-relations. All your favorite Transformers characters as you've never seen them before! The return of both Alex Milne (Transformers: Unicron) and Kei Zama (Optimus Prime)!
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE VS DEADPOOL #2 (OF 3) AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Frank Tieri (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Tyler Kirkham CARNAGE'S MOST WANTED! • Having hosted five separate symbiotes, Deadpool becomes a prime target for codex hunters. • Dark Carnage puts a big target on Deadpool's back, and the most dangerous forces in the Marvel Universe are on his trail! • There's only one way out...and it will be ABSOLUTE CARNAGE. Parental Advisory
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SYMBIOTE OF VENGEANCE #1 AC MARVEL COMICS (W) Ed Brisson (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Philip Tan Carnage is hunting down previous symbiote hosts for codices that will unlock a direct link to the symbiote god Knull! And he's not asking nicely...he's taking them by force! Which means former Ghost Rider Alejandra Jones is next on his hit list! With Johnny Blaze preoccupied as Hell's king, it's up to Danny Ketch to ride again and keep Alejandra out of Carnage's clutches!!! Rated T+
KING THOR #1 (OF 4) MARVEL COMICS (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Esad Ribic SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY! The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER series that kicked off one of the most epic runs in Marvel history are back together for one last ride with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a broken realm and a dying universe, as he stood in battle against the Butcher of Gods, wielder of All-Black the Necrosword. Now that nefarious blade has returned, in the hands of Thor's all-time greatest enemy - his brother, Loki - for one final, cataclysmic showdown. Behold the book no comics fan should miss - the celebration of the end of a truly Marvelous era. Rated T+
STAR WARS AOR SUPREME LEADER SNOKE #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Tom Taylor (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Phil Noto THE DEVIL'S APPRENTICE! • SUPREME LEADER SNOKE'S brutal training of KYLO REN begins. • Will the sadistic Snoke break his tormented protégé? • Or has he underestimated the son of HAN and LEIA? Rated T
DETECTIVE COMICS #1011 YOTV DC COMICS (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Christian Duce (CA) Guillem March In order to carry out his contract and get what he's owed, Deadshot must kill Lucius Fox. Batman isn't about to let that happen, but without the use of lethal force, does he stand a chance against Deadshot? Plus, Mr. Freeze sets the last piece of his "Year of the Villain" master plan in motion!
EVENT LEVIATHAN #4 (OF 6) DC COMICS (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev Batman versus Superman! Witness the interrogation of the decade as Bruce Wayne tears into Superman to find the missing piece of the Leviathan puzzle they both need. It's a battle of wits and wills as the greatest detectives in the universe get together to figure out the why and how of Leviathan before it's too late. And when that doesn't work...in comes Lois Lane! From the creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, it's another fully painted noir thriller that will tear a bloody trail through the DC Universe.
RIDDLER YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1 DC COMICS (W) Mark Russell (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Mikel Janin Lex Luthor has presented dark gifts to super-villains across the DC Universe, setting off what can only be called the Year of the Villain. Unfortunately, resources are limited, so not everyone got something. The Riddler is one such person, and he is most displeased about it. Was this merely an oversight or a deliberate slight? The Riddler is determined to find out which-and so should you