With December, winter starts to settle in with long nights and cold temperatures. These red hot titles and their amazing stories, will help pass the time and keep you warm! Starting with:
ANGEL SEASON 11 #12Angel, Fred, and Illyria, back in the present, find they've changed history . . . for the worse. There's a crack in time, and something monstrous, growing beyond control, has become the fount of an insect plague-a harbinger of the end of days! As Dublin is overrun, the trio must figure out how to destroy it, before it destroys . . . everything.
HALO RISE OF ATRIOX #5 (OF 5)
Brute chief, Jovus, believes himself the most dangerous brute in the galaxy. But Atriox's fearsome legend has reached even the most distant UNSC outpost. When the two brutes come face to face, their clash shapes the future of the Banished.
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #2 (OF 12 )DC and Watchmen characters collide at last! The story that began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 comes to a thrilling and unexpected crescendo in the pages of this titanic twelve-issue series by the all-star team that brought you BATMAN: EARTH ONE and SHAZAM! In this second chapter: The Dark Knight discovers another relic from the Watchmen world. Lex Luthor pays a devil's bargain. And killer clowns trek through Gotham seeking a madman.
DARK NIGHTS METAL #5 (OF 6) The Justice League faces the final extinguishing of our world, invaded on all sides by unimaginable nightmares, fueled on to the edge of oblivion only by the belief that there must be a light in the endless darkness-somewhere. But...what if there's not? FOIL STAMPED, EMBOSSED COVER.
BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #2 (OF 3)As Bruce Wayne fulfills his corporate duties at Wayne Industries, Duke Thomas (a.k.a. the Signal) embraces his role as Gotham City's daytime protector while battling a deadly new rogues gallery. Could these teenage villains be connected to the recent metahuman population boom in the Narrows? To find out, the Signal must learn to work with a different kind of ally... the GCPD!
BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II #1-#2 (OF 6)The team behind the smash-hit crossover series is back to reunite the Dark Knight and the Heroes in a Half-Shell. When Donatello goes looking for a new mentor to help him improve his fighting skills, he opens a doorway to another reality, hoping to summon the Turtles' one-time ally, Batman. But instead, he gets sent to Gotham City and someone else comes through the open portal-Bane! Suddenly, there's a new gang boss in New York and he's out to unite all the other bad guys under him. Can Donnie get back in time and bring Batman with him to help his brothers before Bane causes irreparable destruction? Co-published with IDW.
DC UNIVERSE HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2017 #1DC Comics' finest talents have assembled to bring you a holiday special like you've never seen before! Join Superman, Wonder Woman and the Flash as they deliver powerful messages of hope like only The Worlds Greatest Super-Heroes can! Plus: Sgt. Rock fights the Nazis on Hanukah, the Teen Titans take on the literal ghost of Christmas past, and Swamp Thing battles that creeping feeling of existential dread! And don't miss the legendary Denny O'Neil's return to comics with an all-new Batman story!
ACTION COMICS #993"BOOSTER SHOT" part one! As Superman struggles to cope with Mr. Oz's true identity, the Man of Steel turns to the only "hero" he knows who can prove once and for all if Oz's story is true: Booster Gold! But a massive power doesn't want our heroes venturing through time, and will do anything it can to sabotage their journey!
ACTION COMICS #994
"BOOSTER SHOT" part two! It's the time-hopping team-up of Superman and Booster Gold-and on their quest to verify Mr. Oz's identity, a mysterious force attempts to sabotage the journey! This time (pun!) our heroes wind up in the crosshairs of a deadly new villain-the time wraith responsible for their tumultuous journey!
BANE CONQUEST #8 (OF 12)By trying to abduct the infant Naja-Naja, Bane has made an enemy of Kobra. And the cult won't stop until he's dead. A global manhunt for the Man Who Broke the Bat begins but he's not one to run or hide. With his trusted comrades Bird, Trogg and Zombie he plots a strategy to take the fight to the underworld empire run by Valentina. Bane's original creators continue their epic tale of mayhem, revenge...and conquest!
"SUPERFRIENDS" part one! Batman and Superman. For so many years they've fought together for justice. Sometimes, they've even fought each other. Now, from the creators who broke your heart in "The Ballad of Kite Man" comes a look at how the flaws of each frightens the other and how the hope in each inspires the other. Don't miss this two-part event that everyone will be talking about as the relationship between these two men is forever changed.
BATMAN CREATURE OF THE NIGHT #2 (OF 4)
In a world where Batman is only a comic book character, young Bruce Wainwright is starting to feel a surprising strength and power grow inside him...and after years of mourning the loss of his parents, that power feels good--intoxicating, even! The question is, to what use will he put it?
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT #3 (OF 8)Tragedy strikes, and the Bat-family face the fight of their lives against an army of super-villains and waning public support. A new discovery reinforces Jack's plot to jeopardize the Dark Knight's standing in Gotham City, and Harley's obsession with The Joker reaches a new height-and threatens to change the game for good!
DETECTIVE COMICS #970
"Fall of the Batmen" part two! Spoiler and the team still have unfinished business to resolve...and unfortunately for everyone, the Victim Syndicate feels the same way!
DETECTIVE COMICS #971
"Fall of the Batmen" part three! With the Victim Syndicate on the move and Clayface on the edge, the team faces a crossroads-but Batwoman believes she knows the way forward! The trick is...does Batman agree?
GREEN LANTERNS #37"PEACEKEEPERS" part one! Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard case as they're called back to a distant world on the brink of war to investigate the death of an alien official. As the mystery deepens, the Green Lanterns discover that their own actions may be tied to the crime!
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #34 "TWILIGHT OF THE GUARDIANS" part two! Captured by their oldest foes, the Controllers, the remaining Guardians of the Universe fight for their lives as Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner race across the cosmos to rescue them. But this Green Lantern strike team may not uncover the clues in time to save their mentors from a deranged plan that would leave the Controllers in charge of the universe!
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #35
"TWILIGHT OF THE GUARDIANS" part three! The Green Lanterns go for a full-on attack on their enemies, but the Controllers are ready with their own team of killers, armed with weapons that can reduce even a Power-Ring wearing Lantern to goo.
JUSTICE LEAGUE #34"LOST" part one! When the Justice League is confronted by three concurrent threats, a sleep-deprived Batman makes a crucial error that causes an unthinkable-and potentially unforgivable-tragedy. Legendary Eisner Award-nominated writer Christopher Priest (Deathstroke) is joined by artist Pete Woods for a brand-new must-read Justice League story like you've never seen before!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #35
"LOST" part two! Still greatly affected by the shocking events of the previous issue, the Justice League attempts to regain its balance when an alien infestation threatens the Earth. But nothing can prepare them for an attack closer to home... one that will reveal devastating truths about the League itself!
USTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #20
"SURGICAL STRIKE" finale! As Vixen and Prometheus' battle reaches its climax, Afterthought goes toe to toe with the Justice League in the most disgusting and dangerous place in the universe-the inside of Lobo's body! Will the League be able to defeat Afterthought in time to save Vixen? Or will Prometheus prove once and for all that Justice is hollow and the League is destined to die?
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #21
"AGAINST THE INVISIBLE GOD"! The Ray quits the Justice League to return to his hometown of Vanity, only to discover that a new hero has taken his place as the city's protector! To make matters worse, an ancient evil God has been unleashed upon Vanity... and the Ray himself is responsible!
SUPERMAN #36"Imperius Lex" finale! Votes begin to be cast in Kryptonian blood as Apokolips' hordes of hellish residents choose a new leader to occupy Darkseid's throne. The Man of Steel finds himself caught in a violent democratic battle with Lex Luthor leading the race for godhood!
SUPERMAN #37 (SONS OF TOMORROW)
"SUPER SONS OF TOMORROW" part one! The four-part crossover between Superman, the Super Sons and the Teen Titans starts here! The Batman of Tomorrow travels to the present to prevent a cataclysmic disaster before it happens, revealing that Superboy will soon be responsible for the death of millions. But Superman will do anything to protect his son... and the Batman of Tomorrow is unwavering in his resolve to take down the Boy of Steel. Don't miss a clash of titanic proportion in the opening chapter of this game-changing story!
WONDER WOMAN CONAN #4 (OF 6)Our heroes have escaped the Corvidae, but if they want to save new friends from the witches' wrath, they'll have to work together. That would be a simple matter if their utmost desire wasn't to end the other's life! Co-published with Dark Horse Comics.
30 DAYS OF NIGHT #1 (OF 6) As the sun sets over an isolated Alaskan township-not to rise again for a month-a new evil emerges from the shadows to terrorize the town... But after a series of strange events and horrific killings, the question becomes, what lurks in the shadows? 30 Days of Night is reborn in an all-new reimagining of the series designed to titillate the mind and horrify the senses! • As Fargo was reinvented for television, see the IDW classic reimagined for the modern era-keeping the frights while keeping you guessing!• 15 years ago, IDW launched the original terrifying saga... now in 2017, 30 Days is reborn in a horrifically different re-telling! • Series creator/writer Steve Niles is joined on interiors by Piotr Kowalski (Sex), and re-joined by creator/original artist Ben Templesmith and original cover artist Ashley Wood on covers!• Steve Niles is getting critical acclaim for his book Winnebego Graveyard!
SCARLETTS STRIKE FORCE #1 They've fought back invasions from home and afar-now, they're back on Earth, and ready to take on the wildest, weirdest threats out there! It's Scarlett's G.I. Joe team, the Strike Force, against a brand-new Cobra Commander, a revitalized Cobra, and everyone else trying to conquer Earth... or destroy it! Aubrey Sitterson (G.I. Joe, Street Fighter x G.I. Joe) is joined by superstar artist Nelson Daniel (Clue, Dungeons & Dragons) in The Best Action Comic Ever!• Featuring all-stars of the Hasbro line as M.A.S.K.: Mobile Armored Strike Kommand and the Transformers join G.I. Joe in the fight against Cobra!
TRANSFORMERS VS THE VISIONARIES #1 (OF 5) Cybertron has been invaded. The Transformers encounter unwelcome guests at the heart of Cybertron-and they may not have their hosts' best interests at heart. Refugees from another world, the Visionaries' startling magical abilities could make them powerful allies... or dangerous enemies.• Welcome Eisner-nominated writer Magdalene Visaggio (Kim and Kim, Quantum Teens are Go, Secret Empire: Brave New World, Edge of the Venomverse) to the IDW family!• The Visionaries make their explosive return to comics! • Magic vs. metal!
TRANSFORMERS TILL ALL ARE ONE ANNUAL 2017 Elita One, Windblade, and Starscream fight to gain ultimate control of Cybertron! Dark secrets will be revealed in this series finale!• The shocking finale to the epic Cybertronian saga from Mairghread Scott and Sara Pitre-Durocher!• A happy ending! For some...
OPTIMUS PRIME #14
On Cybertron, Optimus Prime battles the Dinobots over the first new Cybertronian life to emerge in four million years! But does he stand a chance when the Dinobots' newest member is two miles tall and eats cities?
• Part of IDW's Artist's Edition Cover Month! • Optimus Prime deals with the fallout of the First Strike event!
TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #13
CABIN FEVER! Crammed into a dead Decepticon astropod that's ten sizes too small, the displaced crew of the Lost Light face their most serious threat yet: each other. As tensions rise and tempers fray, only one Autobot is arrogant enough to think he can save the day. Enter Rodimus, expert mediator.
• Part of IDW's Artist's Edition Cover Month!
TMNT ONGOING #77 "Invasion of the Triceratons" Part 2 of 5. The Invasion begins in earnest and an unspeakable alliance forms to counter it!
TMNT UNIVERSE #17 "From the Heart, for the Heard" Part 2 of 2. Zog and Zom discover the secret history of the Triceraton race's origin, with deadly ramifications for planet Earth!• Ties into the TMNT ongoing's "Invasion of the Triceratons!"• Part of IDW's Artist's Edition Cover Month!
GHOSTBUSTERS ANSWER THE CALL #3"What Dreams May Come" Part 3! The big bad evil aka Schreckgespenst aka Shrecky used its power to create living nightmares to drive a wedge between our heroes. And while the team struggles to come back together, Schrecky makes a bid for world takeover... obviously.• This is it! Don't miss the ladies from the 2016 film in their very own series! • What or who is powerful enough to cut through the team's fear and self-doubt to bring them back together? Is it KEVIN?! (Spoiler alert: it is not Kevin.)• Will this be the issue where Holtzmann builds a weapon that either makes perfect scrambled eggs or destroys all life on earth? Ha! Trick question-that's EVERY ISSUE!• Part of IDW's Artist's Edition Cover Month!
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #5
With their diplomatic mission turned into a debacle, can Leia and Luke possibly salvage the situation? We hope so because the future of the Rebel Alliance may depend on it! Plus an exciting new Tales of Wildspace!
SPAWN HOLIDAY KRAMPUS TALE #1Celebrate the holiday season...SPAWN STYLE with a SPAWN tale that you've NEVER heard before. Visit the old world and witness the entanglements of Spawn and holiday demon Krampus.
AVENGERS #675Marvel has confirmed the details of its impending "Avengers: No Surrender" weekly story that launches in January 2018's Avengers #675, and runs for 16 issues, through April 2018's Avengers #690. The series will be written jointly by Avengers scribe Mark Waid, U.S.Avengers writer Al Ewing, and Uncanny Avengers writer Jim Zub, and will feature the line-ups of all three teams coming together under the banner of the core Avengers title.
PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #1 (OF 5) LEGShe will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes. Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion - the one true Jean Grey is back!
MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #1 LEGThe Fate of the Four Part 1THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It's the Marvel Universe reunion you've all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!). Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely change the lives of Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!
TALES OF SUSPENSE #100 LEG
RED LEDGER Part 1 (OF 5) SPRINGING FROM THE PAGES OF SECRET EMPIRE! THE BLACK WIDOW is dead...but someone is killing her enemies. With a broken heart and a bloody trail to follow, HAWKEYE is looking for answers. And the only person alive who may have them is Natasha Romanoff's OTHER ex-boyfriend, THE WINTER SOLDIER. Can they trust each other long enough to unravel the web of mysteries that Black Widow left behind?
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN/VENOM VENOM INC ALPHA #1 LEGVENOM INC. Part 1Peter Parker, Eddie Brock and Flash Thompson have one major thing in common - the Venom symbiote changed all of their lives. The inky black alien life-form is doubling down on our heroes - and they're not the only ones about to be put through the ringer. VENOM INC. kicks off here and rolls into AMAZING SPIDER-MAN & VENOM as a familiar face rises to new levels of villainy!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #792 LEG VENOM INC. Part 2 • Spider-Man finds himself between Eddie and a mysterious new figure! • And Black Cat and her gang find themselves face-to-face with an amped-up villain named Maniac that might just rip those faces right off.
VENOM #159 LEG
VENOM INC. Part 3 • Venom Inc. is weaving its tendrils through New York's criminal underworld, and Maniac's got himself a cadre of symbiotically subdued, super-powered lieutenants--and they're all bearing down on Spider-Man! • But Venom is in no shape to provide an assist for his unlikely ally...
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #793 LEGVENOM INC. Part 4• Spider-Man has been compromised by Maniac and it looks like his only hope...• ...is Eddie Brock? Peter Parker isn't going to like that!
CAPTAIN AMERICA #696 LEGHOME OF THE BRAVE Part 2• On his quest across America, Steve Rogers faces off against the brand-new Swordsman! Strap yourselves in for a sword vs. shield duel unlike anything you've ever seen!
AVENGERS #674 LEGWORLDS COLLIDE Part 5• As Earth and Counter-Earth begin to approach one another, the Avengers/Champions team must find some way to avert dual global catastrophes!
INCREDIBLE HULK #711 LEG
RETURN TO PLANET HULK Part 3 On the savage planet of Sakaar, the last remaining tribes of a dead society fight for dwindling resources... A sequence of ancient trials known as the Gauntlet is the only way to survive! A champion is called to battle: AMADEUS CHO, THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK! His opponent is a familiar one... WITNESS THE THUNDERING BARBARIAN!!! The ODINSON!
MIGHTY THOR #702 LEG
THE DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR Part 3 As the War of the Realms continues to spread, Jane Foster has finally had enough. Will she rally the Asgardians in time to save their home? Or has Odin's arrogance doomed them all? And as if total war wasn't enough, there's also the impending arrival of the unstoppable Mangog. Can even a guest appearance by Hercules avert disaster? Artist Russell Dauterman returns as LEGACY marches toward the Death of the Mighty Thor!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #14 LEG
Eight Years Later Part 2 • It's the annual Parker Family Fun Day on Coney Island! • But what is supposed to be a relaxing day at the beach quickly turns into a superhero spectacular! • Meanwhile, Peter and Mary Jane's concerns surrounding Annie continue...
PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #298 LEG
Most Wanted Part 2 • As if the police being after Peter and his sister Teresa weren't enough, BLACK PANTHER IS ON THEIR TRAIL! • Is he out to secure the Twilight Protocol information or just secure it for himself? • Either way, Spider-Man's not giving up his sister without a fight!
SPIDER-MAN #235 LEGSINISTER SIX REBORN Part 2• The mysterious new Iron Spider rolls into Miles Morales' life with the destructive power of the new Sinister Six.• Sadly for those close to Miles, it's not just his life that's going to get obliterated.
SPIRITS OF VENGEANCE #3 (OF 5) LEGWAR AT THE GATES OF HELL Part 3• The Covenant, an ancient summit between the forces of Heaven and Hell, draws near, and the tensions between both factions are at an all-time high. • When the grandest betrayal in history is weaponized, only Ghost Rider, Blade, Hellstorm, and Satana are in a position to stop it!
SHE-HULK #160 LEG
JEN WALTERS MUST DIE Part 2 • SHE-HULK has been kidnapped by THE LEADER! • And what does the LEADER want with SHE-HULK? • Well, I don't think our fearless hero is going to like the answer to that question.
THANOS #14 LEGTHANOS WINS Part 2• Thanos has journeyed to the end of time to the moment of his complete victory...and he's not happy with what he sees! • Writer Donny Cates and artist Geoff Shaw (God Country) continue the tale of the Mad Titan's biggest glory and ultimate shame!
X-MEN GOLD #17 LEGThe DARTAYUS ODYSSEY Part 2• After alien invaders attack Manhattan, the X-Men must take the fight to the NEGATIVE ZONE! • But what does the mysterious KOLOGOTH have planned next?
X-MEN GOLD #18 LEG
The DARTAYUS ODYSSEY Part 3 • Trapped! The X-Men's resident fuzzy blue elf Nightcrawler is a prisoner to the Dartayan Empire, and Rachel Grey may never see her new beau ever again!
OLD MAN LOGAN #32
SCARLET SAMURAI Part 2 • It's LOGAN versus ninja after ninja after ninja when the HAND attack! • Their new leader has it in for our hero, and the SCARLET SAMURAI is willing to do anything to be the cause of Logan's end.
X-MEN BLUE #17-18 LEG
CROSS-TIME CAPERS Part 2-3 • Lost in time, JEAN GREY and her team of X-MEN must survive long enough to fix what is wrong with the timestream... • ...which isn't easy with the teens stranded in the not-too-far future. If only there were a similar group of mutant heroes to help them out. • Oh, wait! There totally is! GUEST-STARRING X-MEN 2099!
CABLE #152 LEGTHE NEWER MUTANTS Part 3• The Externals are dying one by one, but Cable's assembled the strangest team of mutants from throughout time to put a stop to it...• Longshot! Shatterstar! X-23! Armor! Blink! Doop! What makes them so uniquely qualified to answer the call?• PLUS: THE RETURN OF GIDEON!
X-MEN GRAND DESIGN #1 (OF 2)From Eisner award-winning creator Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree) comes a thrilling new series chronicling all of X-Men history! X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN stitches together the most important moments in mutant history, creating a comprehensive narrative celebrating the X-Men's past, present, and future. The first in a trilogy, GRAND DESIGN returns to Charles Xavier's assembly of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, and Beast! A must for fans looking to brush up on their X-Men lore or as jumping-on point for Marvel's merry mutants.
DEADPOOL VS OLD MAN LOGAN #3 (OF 5)
• The evil group GEN-FORM has captured Maddie, a new Omega-level mutant! • Will Deadpool and Old Man Logan finally set aside their differences in order to save her as a team? • Of course not!
ASTONISHING X-MEN #6LIFE OF X CONCLUSION!• We are trapped in the SHADOW KING's web. All strands have led here. • We have seen sacrifice, battle, manipulation, lies and the darkest truths. Now, at last, CHARLES XAVIER and his X-Men will save one world and lose another.
STAR WARS LAST JEDI STORMS OF CRAIT #1This December, the soon-to-be thrilling Star Wars: The Last Jedi rocks movie screens across the world...and the reverberations are felt all around a galaxy far, far away! First up, learn the secret of the mineral planet Crait! Long before it became a battleground between the Resistance and the First Order, Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa led the Rebellion there in search of a new home! From writers Ben Acker & Ben Blacker (Star Wars Join the Resistance) and artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire) comes the backstory to this winter's biggest adventure!
STAR WARS POE DAMERON #22• Black Squadron and General Organa have teamed together for an extra-top-secret mission...• ...and it's up to them to rescue Lor San Tekka!• Meanwhile, what's Suralinda got up her sleeves?
STAR WARS #40ASHES OF JEDHA part 3• As Queen Trios' forces move in to strip what's left of Jedha, the Rebellion and the remaining Partisans struggle to save the planet for its survivors! The echoes of Rogue One continue to be heard through the Rebellion!
STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #15• Rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra may be in over her head...• ...but at least she's not alone!• Er...let's hope they're friendly!
STAR WARS DARTH VADER #9• As the threat of the Jedi continues to menace the fledgling Empire, Vader finds himself on the trail of Jedi his master has commanded him...to keep alive?
STAR WARS JEDI REPUBLIC MACE WINDU #5 (OF 5)
• Having rooted out the rebellion in their ranks, Master Windu and his companions make their final stand against the AD-W4 and his droid army!
KONG ON PLANET OF APES #2
The crossover you demanded continues as Doctor Zaius, Cornelius, Zira, General Ursus, and a fleet of Gorilla Soldiers discover human natives on Skull Island...and the last surviving Kong!
SHADOW BATMAN #3 (OF 6)
Centuries ago, the Silent Seven put their hand around the world's neck. They've never let go. From generation to generation, the famed invisible hand guiding the global economy, guiding progress, has been a clenched fist. Bust with their previous leader murdered in the street, who is currently at the helm of this shadow conspiracy, and how have they maintained their quiet power for so long? Batman and The Shadow may not have the answer, but it's a good thing Bruce Wayne and Allard Cranston do!