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Pick(s) of the week- November 20, 2019

                                                  MARVEL:

2099 ALPHA #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Patrick Gleason
80 years ago, the Marvel Universe was born. 80 years from now, will it die?! THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL! Events of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been leading to this for months. Something is happening in 2099 that spans Nueva York and beyond and will shake up the official Marvel Future forever. This is not a drill!
Rated T

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #5 (OF 5) AC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
VENOM AND CARNAGE - TO THE DEATH!
Rated T

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #34 2099
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason
• Spider-Man 2099's present is our crumbling future.
•  But what chance do we have relying only on Peter Parker, Miguel O'Hara and... Victor Von Doom?!
•  That's right, Doctor Doom guest stars in the Mighty Marvel Manner, but what villain is so heinous that Doom and Spidey are on the same side?!
Rated T

AMAZING MARY JANE #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Leah Williams (A) Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Humberto Ramos
MJ VERSUS MYSTERIO!
•  Mary Jane has learned MYSTERIO is the auteur behind her big break!
•  (It figures...who else would make a prestige Mysterio biopic?)
•  But HOW is he keeping her on set? And if Mary Jane Watson is under Quentin Beck's direction, Hollywood better watch out!
Rated T

AVENGERS #26
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Dale Keown
A PREHISTORIC SAVAGE... WITH THE POWER OF THE STARS!
Legendary artist Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk) is here to unleash the secret, savage origin of the biggest, nastiest, most cosmically-powered caveman who ever lived: the original Starbrand, one of the mighty Avengers of One Million B.C.
Rated T+

SPIDER-VERSE #2 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ryan North (A) Pere Perez (CA) Dave Rapoza
•  The entire SPIDER-VERSE is in trouble including a world where Aunt May got the Spider-Powers (like you saw in SPIDER-GEDDON).
•  But don't think that this is just a cute and charming story as it introduces some of the scariest villains in Marvel History!!!
•  All this, AND several lucky Spider-Fans bring their Spider-Sonas to the Marvel Multi-Verse!!!X
Rated T

                                                                      DC:

BATMAN #83
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin
It's chapter nine of "City of Bane," and it's time for a reckoning in Gotham City! Thomas Wayne has joined forces with Bane, and that alliance threatens to throw a monkey wrench into Batman's plans. And as Bane's evil army begins to crumble, the Caped Crusader must face the real force behind it all. As the end of this epic tale grows near, Batman and his allies have a choice: let Bane stay in power and guarantee the city's survival, or risk everything to break free!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #36
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A/CA) Francis Manapul
How powerful is too powerful? Lex Luthor has assembled everything he needs to complete his plan of turning the world toward doom, including reviving the ancient goddess Perpetua and restoring her powers. But can he keep Perpetua from dragging the DC Universe into the abyss alongside the rest of the Multiverse? This is a question that hero and villain alike must ask, as the epic battle between the Justice League and the Legion of Doom across space and time comes crashing together. Everything that happens here sets the stage for the senses-shattering finale of the Justice/Doom War-and the fate of all existence hangs in the balance!

                                                     INDEPENDENTS:

TMNT URBAN LEGENDS #19
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco
Donatello's in custody! Believed to be an alien by some mysterious suits, the Special Operations Strikeforce steps in to identify him! Meanwhile, more of Leatherhead's past is revealed... including his connections to the Utroms! And where there are Utroms, the Triceratons can't be far behind!

HAZEL & CHA CHA SAVE CHRISTMAS TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Gerard Way, Scott Allie (A/CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
Hazel and Cha Cha-the bizarre assassins who first appear in Umbrella Academy: Dallas and blew audiences away in the Netflix series-track down a rogue time agent and cross paths with a plot to discredit Christmas!

o The first Umbrella Academy spinoff!

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                                     Pick(s) of the week- November 13, 2019

                                                              MARVEL:

HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #5 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven
What don't you know about the Secret Invasion? What's the true origin of Captain Marvel,
and how does it play into a looming intergalactic conflict? Mysteries answered, secrets revealed!
Rated T

PUNISHER SOVIET #1 (OF 6) (MR)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Jacen Burrows (CA) Paolo Rivera
• Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side.
•  A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher's feet and he wasn't the one who pulled the trigger.
•  If you know Frank Castle, you know this doesn't necessarily set his mind at ease.
•  Who is in New York City decimating the Russian mob and can it be long before they come into conflict with Frank?
Rated MAX

STAR WARS #74
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Phil Noto
WOOKIEE VS. SITH!
•  Our three stories converge as the rebels' plan to destroy the Empire's fleet come to a head! But can LUKE really trust the grifter WARBA CALIP?
•  Can HAN, LEIA, and DAR CHAMPION survive a head-on battle with a STAR DESTROYER?
•  And what happens when CHEWBACCA takes on LORD VADER himself in hand-to-hand combat?
•  And the Rebellion's search for a new home...a base safe from the reach of the Empire...begins.
Rated T

X-MEN #2 DX
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

                                                          DC:

BATMANS GRAVE #2 (OF 12)
DC COMICS
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Bryan Hitch, Kevin Nowland (CA) Bryan Hitch
A man was murdered, and the Batman is in his head-and he knows how it happened. All he has to do now is survive his own deduction. Don't miss the second chapter of this new thriller from writer Warren Ellis and artist Bryan Hitch!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1015 YOTV
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Paolo Pantalena
For centuries children have been told to be careful about what they wish for, and after years of yearning for his beloved to return, Mr. Freeze finally gets it. But frozen hearts don't melt easily, and after years in cryostasis, Nora Fries is the ultimate ice queen. Gotham and Victor Fries will never be the same again.

EVENT LEVIATHAN #6 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
From the Eisner Award-winning team of superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis and groundbreaking artist Alex Maleev, the shocking conclusion to the biggest DC mystery of the year! Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what's their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of the DC Universe descend on Leviathan, and all the answers are revealed! Don't miss the shocking conclusion of this storyline!

SUPERMAN #17
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Kevin Maguire, Sean Parsons (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Superman's new Fortress of Solitude sits in the most remote corner of the Bermuda Triangle. Constructed using Kryptonian technology far beyond anything our world knows, filled with intergalactic, pan-dimensional secrets from all over the Multiverse...how could it possibly be missing?

TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE BLACKEST NIGHT #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Kyle Hotz, Dexter Vines (CA) Lee Weeks
What could be blacker than the Blackest Night? From the pages of Dark Nights: Metal comes a Dark Multiverse retelling of the Green Lantern event that changed the DC Universe forever...only this time, the Black Lanterns win! Now, 23 days after the apocalypse, witness the rise of Sinestro as the Limbo Lantern! Trapped between life and death as a White and Black Lantern, Sinestro seeks to save the universe-or end his miserable life-once and for all! Joined by Dove, Lobo, and Mister Miracle, the last living beings in the universe will put everything on the line to give their world one final chance.

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                                       Pick(s) of the week- November 6, 2019

                                                                Marvel:

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE WEAPON PLUS #1 AC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Stefano Raffaele (CA) Skan
After one of the pilot missions of the sym-soldier program, Rex Strickland was given a highly classified mission by Nick Fury himself.  Where exactly did the ancient symbiote know as the Grendel come from?
Decades later, Carnage is on a rampage that will connect him to Knull the symbiote god and only Weapon H can stop him - by picking up where Rex left off!
Rated T+

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #33 2099
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Patrick Gleason
THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

X-FORCE #1 DX
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Joshua Cassara (CA) Dustin Weaver
THE HIGH PRICE OF A NEW DAWN!
X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. In a perfect world, there would be no need for an X-Force. We're not there...yet.
Rated T+

                                                           DC:

BATMAN #82
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin (CA) David Finch
"City of Bane" part eight! Batman and his allies wage war on the City of Bane, but an unexpected turn of events will send everyone reeling. Will there be another death in the family, or can the Dark Knight break Bane's iron grip over Gotham City?

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #1
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Ryan Sook
Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis reteams with master artist Ryan Sook (Action Comics) for one of the most ambitious mainstream comic books ever created! Why have the Legion of Super-Heroes broken the cardinal rule of the United Planets and inducted Jon Kent, a.k.a. Superboy, into the Legion? What are they hiding? And what does it have to do with Aquaman's long-lost trident?

                                                               INDEPENDENTS:

TRANSFORMERS #14 IDW PUBLISHING(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Angel HernandezNow shipping monthly! The Ascenticon Guard, Security Operations, and The Rise are caught in a three-way faceoff. Cybertron is teetering on the brink of chaos, but there is still hope for peace. And leading the way to restore that peace are the only bots that make sense: Megatron, Soundwave, and Starscream!

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                                   Pick(s) of the week- October 30, 2019

                                                           MARVEL:

CONTAGION #5 (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

DEAD MAN LOGAN #12 (OF 12)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Declan Shalvey
LEGENDS NEVER DIE!
"A shockingly well-constructed farewell" - Comic Watch 
"Violent fun" - Comics: The Gathering
"A masterpiece" - YouDon'tReadComics.com
Parental Advisory

MARVEL ZOMBIES RESPAWN #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) In-Hyuk Lee
THE HORROR SMASH-HIT LIVES AGAIN!
When Galactus' corpse appears at the edge of Earth's solar system, the Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four investigate. Too late, they discover that Galactus' body is now the vessel of an interstellar terror, which one-by-one transforms Earth's Mightiest Heroes into the universe's most terrifying predators! As our heroes try to escape the superpowered, cannibalistic aberrations that were once their friends and family, will any survive? And even if they do, can they hope to protect Earth from the infestation that has already claimed half of the known universe?
Don't miss the FIRST ISSUE of this terrifying new vision of the classic Marvel tale!
Rated T+

JOURNEY STAR WARS RISE SKYWALKER ALLEGIANCE #4
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Marco Checchetto
BEFORE THE EXCITING EVENTS OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!
Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN'S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran's one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight - but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy.
Rated T

                                                                        DC:

BATMAN ANNUAL #4
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) Lee Weeks, Jorge Fornes (CA) Lee Weeks
In this new annual, it's two unique stories by BATMAN mastermind Tom King! First, King reteams with Lee Weeks, his collaborator on the Eisner-nominated BATMAN/ELMER FUDD #1 to send the Caped Crusader into space in search of the rare element he needs to save a life on Earth. But what terrible gauntlet of tyrants and monsters will he have to go through to reach his objective? Then, it's back down to Earth and the grimy streets of Gotham City as King and acclaimed newcomer Jorge Fornés task the Dark Knight Detective with a dangerous case only he can solve.

DCEASED #6 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine & Various (CA) Mark Brooks
Humanity is on the brink of extinction, and only a few remaining members of the Justice League stand between life and annihilation. As the remnants of humanity make their last gamble for survival, will there even be a planet left to call home when all is said and done? The senses-shattering conclusion to the year's surprise blockbuster is here

JOKER KILLER SMILE #1 (OF 3) (MR)
DC COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Everyone knows The Joker doesn't have the most promising history with psychotherapists. In fact, no one's even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn't matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he's going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There's no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has built around himself. Right? There's no way The Joker's been entering his house at night...right? There's no way The Joker has stood over his son's bed, and put that book in his hands, the one with the, the, the... 
The Eisner-nominated creative team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls) reunite for a psychological horror story where nothing is as it seems, your eyes can't be trusted and Mr. Smiles is waiting behind the basement door.
Wait, who's Mr. Smiles?

TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE DEATH OF SUPERMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Jeff Loveness (A) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy (CA) Lee Weeks
The Dark Multiverse takes on the highest-selling comic book event of all time-the Death of Superman! In a broken world much like our own, Lois Lane, twisted by rage and grief, becomes the Eradicator and takes revenge on those who let Superman die, and the corrupt world he could never defeat. Now, with the power of a god, she's going to end the battle by any means necessary...and the Reign of the Supermen will be over before it begins

                                                     INDEPENDENTS:

TRANSFORMERS GALAXIES #2
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Tyler Bleszinski (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
"CONSTRUCTICONS RISING," PART 2! The Constructicons are training-they know their time is coming. They're almost ready to stand at their once glorious height. They just need a sign and some energon. When a mysterious benefactor arrives promising to provide both, how can the Constructicons resist?

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                                  Pick(s) of the week- October 23, 2019

                                                       MARVEL:

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE LETHAL PROTECTORS #3 (OF 3) AC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Flaviano (CA) Iban Coello
• IN THIS ISSUE: The culmination of a story that's been building since the stunning events of CULT OF CARNAGE!
•  Carnage's doppelgänger army has stormed Manhattan and Misty Knight is trapped beneath the city's street with the monsters... INCLUDING THE MAN-WOLF!
•  THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF JOHN JAMESON BEGINS HERE!
Rated T+

AMAZING MARY JANE #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Leah Williams (A) Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Humberto Ramos
One lucky lady just hit the jackpot with her own series - THE AMAZING MARY JANE #1 by writer Leah Williams and artist Carlos Gomez will bow this October, putting the spotlight on the love of Peter Parker's life! But if Spider-history has taught us anything, such a position is rarely a good one and usually spells trouble! In a story spinning from the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #25, Mary Jane Watson just got her big shot - but at what cost? And can she really trust anyone as she pursues her Hollywood dreams?
Mary Jane is no stranger to drama, so you can be sure that THE AMAZING MARY JANE will be offering up action, glamor, grit, and even a little sass in this new ongoing series, coming in October!

AVENGERS #25
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Stefano Caselli
GONE TO HELL! CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS CONCLUDES!
The Avengers go to hell to join the wild race for the soul of Robbie Reyes, who's desperate to learn the truth once and for all about what sort of Ghost Rider he's become. But those sorts of answers always come with a dreadful cost. Especially when Mephisto is involved.
Rated T+

CONTAGION #4 (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

JOURNEY STAR WARS RISE SKYWALKER ALLEGIANCE #3
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Marco Checchetto
BEFORE THE EXCITING EVENTS OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!
Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN'S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran's one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight - but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy.
Rated T

                                                          DC:

ACTION COMICS #1016 YOTV
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Jamal Campbell
Clark Kent, defender of the truth! The Daily Planet is under siege as the streets of Metropolis prepare for a gang war! The invisible mafia is invisible no more-and the streets of Metropolis will burn if the truth does not get out. All this, and another dive into the secrets of DC's newest teen sensation... Naomi

BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #4 (OF 8)
DC COMICS
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
After a shocking tragedy strikes the Bat-Family and Montoya takes the reins, Babs defies the GTO and goes rogue in the hunt for Azrael. When her new methods prove almost too effective, Batman intervenes-leaving Harley to her own devices in the wake of her own emergency

BATMAN SUPERMAN #3                                                                                                               DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) David Marquez
"Who are the Secret Six?" part three! Is Superman the newest member of the Batman Who Laughs' Secret Six? It certainly looks that way, and Batman may be powerless to stop the Man of Steel and his own demented doppelgänger. The Dark Multiverse's most dangerous Bruce Wayne is loose in our world, and he has our world's greatest superhero at his side. Who do you turn to when there's no one to trust?

DETECTIVE COMICS #1014 YOTV
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
Nora Fries has been the apple of Mr. Freeze's eye for a long time. For years he has toiled and suffered to try and cure her of her ailments, and bring back the life they had together. He has finally done it, but will Nora Fries be the same person she was when she was frozen? Or is there something broken that can't be fixed?

                                                    INDEPENDENTS:

ALIENS RESCUE #4 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Brian Wood (A) Kieran McKeown & Various (CA) Roberto De La Torre
In Aliens: Resistance, Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks rescued Alec Brand from certain death. He has the chance to repay the favor, but was this mission doomed from the start? 


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                                Pick(s) of the week- October 16, 2019

                                                      MARVEL:

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #4 (OF 5) AC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER OF THE SYMBIOTIC EVENT OF THE YEAR!
•  Eddie Brock has taken a beating, lost the allies closest to him, and, after the shocking events of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: #3, sees no way to take Cletus Kasady down once and for all without making the ultimate sacrifice.
•  But what IS the ultimate sacrifice? Of the two beings that are bonded as VENOM, which will make it out alive?
Rated T+

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE VS DEADPOOL #3 (OF 3) AC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Marcelo Ferreira (CA) Tyler Kirkham
ALL MY CODEXES LIVE IN TEXAS*
•  *By "Texas" we mean "Deadpool's spine." Sorry, we just couldn't NOT do that pun.
•  With his potent combination of codexes from different symbiotes, the fate of the fight between good and evil lies within Deadpool!
•  He's...on the side of good, right? Honestly, sometimes it's hard to tell. I mean, Spider-Man likes him, right? Kind of? That's...something.
Parental Advisory

CONTAGION #3 (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

HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #4 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven
From the Fantastic Four to the Death of Phoenix, witness the awe and majesty of the beginnings of the Modern Marvel Universe!
Rated T

JOURNEY STAR WARS RISE SKYWALKER ALLEGIANCE #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Luke Ross (CA) Marco Checchetto
BEFORE THE EXCITING EVENTS OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER!
Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN'S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran's one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight - but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy.
Rated T

                                                            DC:

BATMAN #81 YOTV
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) John RomitaJr, Klaus Janson (CA) Klaus Janson, John RomitaJr
It's time for the big showdown. Batman is calling Bane out. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? And what else stands in Batman's way, to put an obstacle between him and his enemy? Tread lightly, Batman, because not only do the lives of your son and trusted friends hang in the balance, but your entire home could collapse on top of you.

FLASH FORWARD #2 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund (CA) Evan Shaner
When the border between the Multiverse and the Dark Multiverse starts to buckle, who do you turn to? The answer: Wally West. Once the Fastest Man Alive, he's now a man with nothing left to live for. Will Tempus Fuginaut's chosen champion rise to the occasion and fight back the demons of the darkness, or will Wally's own demons win the day?

TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE BATMAN KNIGHTFALL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Lee Weeks
Don't miss this twisted tale from the pages of the game-changing event "Batman: Knightfall"! Thirty years after Bruce Wayne was broken and failed to take back the mantle of the Bat, Jean-Paul Valley, now known as Saint Batman, has turned Gotham into the city of his dreams. In his new order, killing has become commonplace and criminals live in constant fear-all in the name of justice. But just when all seems lost, a new hope for Gotham City rises...the son of Bane!

SUPERMAN YEAR ONE #3 (OF 3)
DC COMICS
(W) Frank Miller (A) John RomitaJr, Danny Miki (CA) Danny Miki, John RomitaJr
It's the jaw-dropping conclusion to Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s blockbuster reimagining of Superman's origin! In this final chapter, Clark Kent arrives in Metropolis, the city where he will fulfill his heroic destiny. Witness the first meeting between Superman and Lois Lane, the beginnings of Clark Kent's career at the Daily Planet, and the birth of his rivalry with Lex Luthor. But when The Joker arrives on the scene, the Man of Steel must enlist the help of his two strange new friends: Wonder Woman and Batman!

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TRANSFORMERS #13
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Brian Ruckley (A) Anna Malkova, Bethany McGuire-Smith (CA) Winston Chan
The hunt is on! Chromia and Prowl launch a massive security operation, desperately trying to track down two murderers. Bumblebee visits an injured Windblade, Orion Pax, Sentinel Prime, and Megatron wrestle for control and influence-and nobody knows whose side (if anyone's) Termagax and Starscream are on in all of this!
* Now shipping monthly!
* A new arc begins here!
* When things get bad, can Security Operations tell who is friend and who is foe?
* The bold new era continues! Cybertron's fate hangs in the balance as Transformers begins a new story arc!

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