Comic Releases May/27/2014

Posted on May 27th, 2014

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We here at Some Nerd Thing want to keep you updated on all the nerdiness you could want, and that includes the latest comic book releases. Every week we’ll give you the list of available comic books from the two biggest comic book companies out there.

 

Marvel


 

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Giant-Size Spider-Man #1

JOE CARAMAGNA (W)

SCOTT KOBLISH, FRANCESCA CIREGIA, GIANCARLO CARACUZZO,

ELENA CASAGRANDE & TIM SEELEY (A)

Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

• Young Peter Parker is the high school bullies’ favorite target. But all that changes the day a science experiment goes wrong, and Peter begins to transform! • When a personal tragedy teaches Peter a harsh lesson in responsibility, he must find the inner strength to become a hero! • Can the brand-new Spider-Man master his new powers in time to take on the villainous Vulture? • When a giant robot spider attacks New York, Spider-Man must prove his innocence by tracking down the scientist responsible: the diabolical Dr. Octopus! • When the sinister Sandman assaults Midtown High, it’s up to Peter to stop him — even if must risk revealing his secret identity! • Four titanic tales set in Spider-Man’s past!

64 PGS./All Ages …$4.99


 

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Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird #5

BRANDON SEIFERT (W) • KARL MOLINE (A)

Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO

IMAGINEER VARIANT COVER BY BRIAN CROSBY

THE ACTION-CRAMMED FINALE TO MARVEL’S FIRST DISNEY KINGDOMS ADVENTURE!

• It’s the strangest—and most treacherous—museum in history, and Melody and Maxwell Keep will have to fight through it to save their kidnapped parents! • Save the world & doom their family—or save their family and doom the world? No matter what Melody and Maxwell choose, everyone is out to get them! • Designed – but never built – by famous Walt Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump, the Museum of the Weird at last comes to life!

32 PGS./All Ages …3.99


 

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Thanos Annual #1

JIM STARLIN (W) • RON LIM (A)

Cover by DALE KEOWN

Variant cover by Ron Lim

Variant cover by Jim Starlin

• Jim Starlin returns to Thanos, and he’s brought INFINITY GAUNTLET artist Ron Lim with him! • Thanos must face Mephisto, his future self, the Avengers and more! • Learn how a devastating defeat in Thanos’ past set events into motion that will redefine the Marvel Universe in the near future! • A prequel to the upcoming THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION original graphic novel!

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


 

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Iron Patriot #3

ALES KOT (W)

GARRY BROWN (A/C)

Variant by GREG LAND

“UNBREAKABLE” PART 3

• Iron Patriot’s family dances on the edge. • The scope of the plan is revealed. • James Rhodes dies.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


 

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Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #4

RICK REMENDER (W) • ROLAND BOSCHI (A)

Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON

• Can the Red Room keep the Winter Soldier under control after Bucky’s consciousness begins to surface? • S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Ran Shen continues his desperate battle to save a woman who holds the key to the Cold War. • HYDRA, S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Winter Soldier all play a role in creating the monster that will one day break Captain America!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


 

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Fantastic Four #5

JAMES ROBINSON (W)

LEONARD KIRK WITH SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS (A/C)

Variant by WALTER SIMONSON

“THE FALL OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR” PART 5 – Super-Sized issue!

• The Baxter Building is quarantined and shut down! • The Fantastic Four held accountable for the destruction in Manhattan! • A major turning point for the team and a dire blow to the family! • The trial of the century featuring an all-star roster of guest artists!

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99


 

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Dexter Down Under #4

JEFF LINDSAY (W) • DALIBOR TALAJIC (A)

Cover by MICHAEL DEL MUNDO

DEXTER’S BACK IN AN INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE WRITTEN BY HIS CREATOR JEFF LINDSAY!

• Dexter Morgan, the serial killer of serial killers, is on the trail of a new murderer…but he’s away from his cool Miami beat and feeling the Australian heat! • When everything is flipped Down Under, Dexter isn’t the hunter—he’s the prey! • Not only is Dexter being stalked, he’s trapped in a private big game preserve—where humans are the game! Will this one end with a bang?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …3.99


 

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Wolverine #7

PAUL CORNELL (W) • GERARDO SANDOVAL (A)

Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

THE MADRIPOOR JOB – Part 2

• As his plan to take down Sabretooth takes shape, Wolverine goes undercover in Madripoor – but he’s not the only one with his eyes on Sabretooth’s empire – what do PETE WISDOM & MI-13 have to do with it? • Paul Cornell (WOLVERINE: KILLABLE) and Gerardo Sandoval (CABLE & X-FORCE) bring you a two part epic that’ll push the mortal Wolverine to his limits!

32 PGS. /Parental Advisory …$3.99


 

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Uncanny Avengers #20

RICK REMENDER (W) • DANIEL ACUNA (A/C)

Artist variant BY GREG LAND

• Unite or die! The Avengers Unity Squad pull it together, but is it too late? • Which of the seven futures will become dominant? Kang’s ultimate goal revealed! • The Uncanny Avengers learn that even if you have no other choice, never trust Kang.

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99


 

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Ms. Marvel #4

G. WILLOW WILSON (W) • ADRIAN ALPHONA (A)

Cover by JAMIE MCKELVIE

• Marvel’s breakout hit, Ms. Marvel, continues as Kamala Khan discovers the dangers of her newfound powers. • And unlocks a secret behind them as well. • Don’t miss the boldest (and adorable-est!) hero to make her Marvel debut!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


 

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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude #2

DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING (W) • WELLINTON ALVES (A)

GET READY FOR MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY WITH THIS ALL-NEW ADVENTURE STARRING ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT!

• It’s the first Marvel Cinematic Universe comic appearance of your new favorite duo—Rocket Raccoon and Groot—written by your other favorite duo: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning! • The bizarre bounty hunters may literally be from two different worlds, but when their latest gig takes a deadly turn they’ll show everyone why those who underestimate them end up on the wrong end of a blaster! • You know you want to brag to everyone that you knew all about Rocket & Groot before they did…so read this first!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99


 

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Thunderbolts #26

DOUG MOENCH (W)

CHARLES SOULE (W)

PACO DIAZ LUQUE (A/C)

• An ancient cosmic power has corrupted a former ally… • Can the Thunderbolts take him down before their time’s all up? • Adventure in the mysterious jungle—as only Marvel can do!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99


 

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Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #26

Adapted by Joe Caramagna

• The evil Scorpio and the super army Zodiac have taken over the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier and set it to self-destruct! • Spider-Man and Fury must put their differences aside and fight the new menace as a team.

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99


 

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Iron Man #26

KIERON GILLEN (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)

Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO

THE SHOCKING CONCLUSION TO “RINGS OF THE MANDARINS”

• What returns from the DARK ELF REALM? • TONY and ARNO have been getting on so well. I hope there’s no reason for them to fall out. • IRON MAN wins but does MALEKITH get a consolation prize?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


 

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Guardians of the Galaxy #15

Brian Michael Bendis (W) • Nick Bradshaw (A/C)

• With the entire galaxy gunning for the Guardians and Peter Quill missing, its time to bring in a little help. Captain Marvel JOINS the Guardians of the Galaxy! • But where in the universe is Star-Lord? And what does his disappearance mean for the safety of earth?!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99


 

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Deadpool #29

Gerry Duggan & Brian posehn (W)

John Lucas (A) • Cover by Mark Brooks

Teaser Variant also available

WHAT DID HE SEE?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

Bonus Digital Edition Included


 

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Avengers #30

Jonathan Hickman (W)

Leinil Francis Yu (A/C)

WHAT DID HE SEE?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Bonus Digital Edition Included


 

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All-New Invaders #5

JAMES ROBINSON (W) • STEVE PUGH (A)

Cover by MUKESH SINGH

THE WORLD-SHATTERING CONCLUSION TO “GODS AND SOLDIERS”!!!

• The INVADERS are trapped on a hostile world and under relentless attack from a mind-controlled god. • Facing a fate worse than defeat, will CAPTAIN AMERICA, NAMOR, THE HUMAN TORCH and WINTER SOLDIER become the means for the KREE EMPIRE to conquer the galaxy?! • What role does one of the MARVEL UNIVERSE’S most powerful races play in this grand finale?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


 

Mighty Avengers 10

Mighty Avengers #10

AL EWING (W)

Greg Land (A/C)

Teaser Variant also available

WHAT DID HE SEE?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Bonus Digital Edition Included


 

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Inhuman #2

CHARLES SOULE (W) • JOE MADUREIRA (A/C)

Artist Variant by FRANK CHO

• New Inhumans are transformed every day as the Terrigen Mist spreads around the world. • Queen Medusa finds herself face to face with Captain America, and it doesn’t go well. • Who is Lash and what does he want with the new Inhumans?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99


 

DC Comics


 

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Adventures of Superman #13

Written by B. CLAY MOORE

Art and cover by GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ

On sale MAY 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

While the Man of Steel takes down Metallo in the streets of Metropolis, a down-on-his luck reporter for The Daily Star attempts to break the “story of the century” by revealing a suspicious connection between Superman and The Daily Planet!


 

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All-Star Western #31

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by CLIFF RICHARDS

Backup story art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ

Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Hex is back in the Old West – and he’s joined forces with Tallulah Black to hunt for…the real Jonah Hex? And in the backup story, Madam .44 is lost on a harsh, alien world where she discovers that justice can still be won with a bullet.


 

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Aquaman #31

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS

1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

The King of Atlantis vs. the Avatar of the Green! It’s Aquaman against Swamp Thing, with countless lives hanging in the balance! But why – and what does this mean for rest of The New 52? Find out here!


 

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Batman #31

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The second chapter of “ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY” reveals an entirely new Gotham City. Unraveling the mysteries set forth by the Riddler, Batman must learn to work with his new ally, Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and do whatever it takes to survive!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.


 

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Batman Eternal #8

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY

Art by GUILLEM MARCH

Cover by ANDY KUBERT

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Is Stephanie Brown an assassination target?


 

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Catwoman #31

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE and TOM NGUYEN

Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Race of Outlaws heats up as Catwoman takes on Central City – but the hometown advantage may favor the Rogues!


 

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The Flash #31

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN

Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Continued from THE FLASH ANNUAL #3! Guest starring Future Flash, Future Mirror Master and…Wally West! The future is invading Central City and the fates of Wally West and his Aunt Iris hang in the balance!


 

he-man 13

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #13

Written by DAN ABNETT

Art by POP MHAN

Cover by POP MHAN

On Sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Rated T

Before a new adventure begins, take a journey back 1,000 years to the reign of King Grayskull. Newly victorious over Hordak, it is a time of great victory and celebration for the King and Castle Grayskull stands in all of its regal glory. But an ominous prophecy weighs upon the crown, and sinister forces are already at work to see that it comes true.


 

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Injustice Year Two #5

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by BRUNO REDONDO

Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Under orders from the Guardians, Kilowog leads a team of Green Lanterns to Earth to apprehend Superman and return him to Oa to stand trial. But the Man of Steel is not about to go quietly. And the Green Lantern Corps haven’t factored in Superman’s new allies. The first battle begins in a war that could tear the universe apart.


 

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Justice League Dark #31

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN

Cover by MIKEL JANIN

1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Zatanna and the team learn more about the origin of Nightmare Nurse – with deadly results for one member in particular!


 

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Larfleeze #11

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Cosmic Gods and Council of Ten put aside millennia of war to team up against a new adversary: Larfleeze! Luckily for Agent Orange, he’s not the only dog in this fight. Will G’nort and the power of the green light save the day?


 

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The New 52: Futures End #4

Written by KEITH GIFFEN, DAN JURGENS, BRIAN AZZARELLO and JEFF LEMIRE

Art by AARON LOPRESTI and ART THIBERT

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Where is Red Robin? Who wants to steal from the world’s most famous man? And whatever happened to Stormwatch?


 

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Nightwing #30

Written by JAMES TYNION IV

Art by MEGHAN HETRICK

Cover by EDDY BARROWS

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale MAY 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The Bat Family is forced to face the brutal aftermath of FOREVER EVIL, but after everything they’ve been through, can they stand together?


 

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Red Lanterns #31

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Guy Gardner thought the power of Supergirl would make his team of Red Lanterns unstoppable…but he wasn’t counting on the arrival of the deadliest Red yet: The Judge! When she makes her ruling, the fate of the Red Lanterns, Earth and an entire space sector will hang in the balance!


 

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Secret Origins #2

Written by JEFF PARKER, RAY FAWKES and SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by PAUL PELLETIER, SEAN PARSONS, PAULO SIQUEIRA and others

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

On sale MAY 28 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Batman headlines the second big issue of SECRET ORIGINS, which also features The New 52 origins of Aquaman and Starfire!


 

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Suicide Squad #30

Written by SEAN RYAN

Art by IG GUARA and RUY JOSE

Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

On sale MAY 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE

In the ashes of FOREVER EVIL, A.R.G.U.S. and Task Force X leader Amanda Waller must face the consequences of her failure to protect the United States from the Crime Syndicate.


 

superman 31

Superman #31

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by ED BENES

1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

“SUPERMAN: DOOMED” continues as Superman continues to change. Plus, Lois’s psi powers spike again as we see the looming shadow of Brainiac!


 

Vertigo


 

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Dead Boy Detectives #6

Written by TOBY LITT

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and GARY ERSKINE

Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM

On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Lovestruck Charles is trying to find something to say about Crystal’s cosplay (apart from “Wow”). His ghostly detective partner, Edwin, returns from his investigation in the cat-crazy house and has some mad story about two girls trapped halfway in and halfway out of a mirror. ‘We absolutely must rescue them, Charles. They’ve been there for decades…’ The series IGN calls “absolutely charming” and “a visual marvel” continues!


 

Image


 

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C.O.W.L. #1

Story: KYLE HIGGINS & ALEC SIEGEL

Art: ROD REIS

Cover: TREVOR MCCARTHY

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

Welcome to the “Chicago Organized Workers League”—the world’s first Super-Hero Labor Union! While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable “brotherhood” of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet—a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great villains, C.O.W.L. attempts to prove its value to the world and to each other, while staving off villainy from both outside and inside its offices.


 

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Chew/Revival #1

Story: JOHN LAYMAN & TIM SEELEY

Art: ROB GUILLORY & MIKE NORTON

Flip Covers: ROB GUILLORY & JENNY FRISON

MAY 28 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $4.99

TWO GREAT TASTES THAT TASTE REALLY WEIRD TOGETHER!

Tony Chu heads to Wisconsin in two all-new original tales by the creative teams of both critically acclaimed titles! A great jumping-on point for readers who’ve heard how damn good these titles are on their own, and a twisted delight for those already in the know!


 

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Cyber Force #12

Story: MARC SILVESTRI

Art / cover: KHOI PHAM

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.50

Stryker learns a terrible truth about his origins as he and the newly formed Cyber Force team deal with the aftermath of Killjoy. The world has caught a glimpse of reality, but how will it react? Has this reaction been part of The Chairwoman’s plan all along? Find out how this all leads to a bold new direction in CYBER FORCE #12!


 

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Dead Body Road #6

Story: JUSTIN JORDAN

Art / cover: MATTEO SCALERA & MORENO DINISIO

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

There’s a man digging a hole in the desert. Let’s see just how many bodies will fit. Orson Gage’s bloody revenge saga ends here.


 

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Elephantmen #58

Story: RICHARD STARKINGS

Art: AXEL MEDELLIN

Cover: BOO COOK

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99

Sahara is ready to give birth to Obadiah Horn’s baby


 

The Fuse 4

The Fuse #4

Story: ANTONY JOHNSTON

Art / cover: JUSTIN GREENWOOD

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

“THE RUSSIA SHIFT,” Part Four

The bodies are starting to pile up. None of this case makes a lick of damn sense. Klem has a mysterious lunch date, and Ralph is starting to get ideas…ideas that will kill him faster than you can say, “On your knees, cop.”


 

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One Hit Wonder #4

Story: FABRICE SAPOLSKY

Art: STEPHEN THOMPSON

Cover: ARIEL OLIVETTI

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

THE F***ING MOST IMPORTANT COMIC BOOK ISSUE OF THE YEAR.

Hands down. Not kidding. Yeah. Just that. Word! Richie Reese’s world has been turned upside-down and you’ll finally know why. Truths. Schemes. Betrayals. Bullets. Burials. Plus…the birth of the “Nine-tural Born Killers.”


 

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The Revenge #4

Story: JONATHAN ROSS

Art / cover: IAN CHURCHILL

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

MINISERIES CONCLUSION!

Griffin Franks is finished, done for, as good as dead. At least that’s what his trophy wife Candy believes. But she’s wrong. When Griffin’s beloved dog Lobo dies in his arms, the trigger is pulled—“If you wrong us, shall we not revenge?” You bet your ass he will…after all, he IS The Revenger.


 

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Sex #13

Story: JOE CASEY

Art / cover: PIOTR KOWALSKI

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

Year Two begins. Hang onto your c**ks.


 

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Sheltered #10

Story: ED BRISSON

Art / cover: JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

In the final issue of the second arc, things take a dark turn for the children of Safe Haven. Not all will survive the issue!


 

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Skullkickers #27

Story: JIM ZUB

Art: EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATS

Cover: JAMES GHIO

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / T / $3.50

“A DOZEN COUSINS AND A CRUMPLED CROWN,” Part Three

Not a new #1—not a reboot—not a paradigm-shifting crossover event… and yet, still totally worth picking up and reading, we promise!

“SKULLKICKERS is one of the smartest comics out there.” —Newsarama


 

Southern Bastards 2

Southern Bastards #2

Story: JASON AARON

Art / cover: JASON LATOUR

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.50

It’s Friday night in Craw County, Alabama. Which means Coach Euless Boss is walking the sidelines like a god. And somebody is fixin’ to die.


 

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Sovereign #3

Story: CHRIS ROBERSON

Art / cover: PAUL MAYBURY

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The paths of the travelers finally converge in the court of the late emperor, as his sons already vie for the empty throne. But when the unburied dead begin to rise, animated by intelligences from beyond space and time, there are more pressing matters to consider…


 

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Tales of Honor #3

Story: MATT HAWKINS

Art / cover A: SANG-IL JEONG

Cover B: STEJPAN SEJIC

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $2.99

THE HONORVERSE EXPANDS TO COMICS!

Based on the best-selling military science fiction novels by David Weber, this original comic book series continues the story of Honor Harrington as she investigates the threat to Basilisk Station by the Republic of Haven.


 

Ten Grand 11

Ten Grand #11

Story: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI

Art / cover: C.P. SMITH

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

What began with a simple assignment has turned into a war for the very throne of Heaven itself, with Joe Fitzgerald caught between two massive armies of Light and Dark. It all comes down to one decision, one moment, and based on what he decides the universe itself may come apart at the seams. Will Joe go all the way for love? Or will he save the world but lose his soul?


 

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Thief of Thieves #21

Story: ANDY DIGGLE

Art / cover: SHAWN MARTINBROUGH & ADRIANO LUCAS

MAY 28 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99

The first casualties on a new crime war mount up. Plus, learn just why they call him “Lola”…


 

Dynamite


 

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Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1

Rating: Teen +

Main Cover: Christian Ward

Writer: Mark Waid (Daredevil/Hulk)

Art: Neil Edwards

Page Count: 32 pages

UPC: 725130216373 01011

ON SALE DATE: May 28

“TV legend. Wall Street wolf. Internet mogul. Tabloid bad boy. Master metaphysicist. Spiritualist. Monster hunter. Doctor Adam Spektor is all of these things…and less.” For fifteen years, Spektor has traveled the globe to smoke out and defeat werewolves, vampires, ghosts and everything else that goes bump in the night. Yet his success has brought him no peace…some part of him is missing, something he needs but can’t name. But he’s about to find what’s missing…in an unlikely place… UNLOCK ANOTHER PIECE OF THE GOLD KEY UNIVERSE, courtesy of MARK WAID (Daredevil, Indestructible Hulk) and NEIL EDWARDS (X-Factor, Fantastic Four)!


 

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Dejah of Mars #1

Rating: Mature

Covers: Jay Anacleto

Writer: Mark Rahner

Artist: Jethro Morales

Publication Date: May 2014

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: May 28

Following the events of Warlord of Mars #100! John Carter has gone missing. And to find him there’s nothing Dejah Thoris won’t break. No one she won’t hurt. No hornet’s nest she won’t kick. But the Warlord of Mars stole an important Helium artifact before he disappeared, so not only is the princess on her own this time – she has to get Carter before anyone else does!


 

doc savage annual 2014

Doc Savage Annual 2014

Rating: Teen +

Covers: Roberto Castro

Writer: Shannon Eric Denton

Art: Roberto Castro

Publication Date: Jun 2014

Page Count: 48 pages

ON SALE DATE: May 28

Doc Savage and the Ghosts of War: After the recent loss of a squadmate from the War To End All Wars, Doc will travel to South America to connect with an old love and reassess his place in the world. His sabbatical is anything but relaxing as Doc confronts a mysterious ghost-army, a secret league of scientists and all the dangers of an ancient death-temple but these encounters are nothing compared to what Doc will discover about himself…a truth that will change Doc Savage forever.


 

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Twilight Zone #5

Rating: Teen +

Covers: Francesco Francavilla

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski

Art: Guiu Vilanova

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: May 28

For three years, Diana Tyler has been working at a small cafe in the shadow of Wall Street, putting in long hours to pay for her college education. She’s level headed, strong, not given to flights of fancy…until the day when she suddenly finds herself able to listen in on the thoughts of other people. Suddenly a new world is revealed to her, with mysteries and wonders and an unforeseen threat that could mean the death of millions.


 

Dark Horse Comics


 

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Captain Midnight #11

Joshua Williamson (W), Fernando Dagnino (A), Javier Mena (C), and Freddie Williams II and Jeremy Roberts (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Captain Midnight has no time to mourn the death of an ally while an old friend is trying to kill him! Fueled by righteous fury, Midnight faces an impossible choice: Should he kill one friend to avenge another? Midnight pulls no punches to achieve a better tomorrow . . . but can he pull the trigger? • Written by Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters, Uncharted)!


 

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Conan the Avenger #2

Fred Van Lente (W), Brian Ching (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Kilian Plunkett (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

When a case of mistaken identity leaves Conan accused of witchcraft, the Cimmerian finds himself the target of the powerful and deadly Agara—witch hunter of Kush! But as the warrior and the wizard quarrel, an evil force plots to eliminate them both! • Fred Van Lente’s Conan ramps up! • With The Legend of Conan announced for 2014, Conan is essential reading!


 

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Elfquest: The Final Quest #3

Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover), Richard Pini (W), and Sonny Strait (C)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Chieftess Ember begins her darkest journey alone when she’s held captive by a brutal human tyrant. Will her sacrifice ensure the safe escape of her tribe as they flee into unknown territory? And can the sacred connection between Ember and her elfin lovemate survive when they are forcefully separated? • Brand-new ElfQuest adventures! • Collects ElfQuest extras from past and present!


 

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Furious #5

Bryan J. L. Glass (W) and Victor Santos (A/Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Furious meets her nemesis—a dangerous and deranged shadow from her past—head on. The life of an innocent hangs in the balance as the two face off, and Furious’s doppelgänger, obsessed with unmasking the celebrity vigilante, fights to expose the truth at any cost! As the media broadcast this public showdown, can Furious overcome her own demons in time to save the day? • The creators of the Harvey Award–winning Mice Templar join forces again for a creator-owned superhero series!


 

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Halo: Escalation #6

Chris Schlerf (W), Ricardo Sánchez (P), Rob Lean (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sparth (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

The saga of Halo Wars enters the modern age as Infinity struggles to liberate the long-lost Spirit of Fire from the deadly Vata ‘Gajat. Meanwhile, Petra’s search for the identity of Infinity’s spy could result in her death. The Halo universe is on the brink of a new galactic war! • From the lead writer of Halo 4! • An essential addition to the Halo canon! • The Halo franchise has sales eclipsing $3 billion over its lifetime!


 

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King Conan: The Conqueror #4

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (P/Cover), and José Villarrubia (C/Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Conan’s quest for the mystical jewel that could restore him to the throne of Aquilonia leads him into a pitch-black, demon-filled maze in Stygia! Facing the fanatical priests of Set will be hard enough, but can the hot-blooded barbarian resist Akivasha, a tempting seductress with . . . strange appetites? • Truman and Giorello’s take on one of pulp’s greatest femmes fatales! • An unrivaled creative team adapts Howard’s only Conan novel!


 

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Mass Effect: Foundation #11

Mac Walters (W), Jeremy Barlow (W), Tony Parker (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Benjamin Carré (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

While investigating Shepard’s crew, Rasa uncovers the escapades of the galaxy’s most notorious mercenary—the universally feared Zaeed Massani! Join the universe’s greatest heroes on their untold adventures set during the events of BioWare’s blockbuster science fiction trilogy! • Story by Mac Walters, lead writer of Mass Effect 2 and 3! • Ties directly into Mass Effect 2!


 

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Mind MGMT #22

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 24 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

With the team spread out around the world on the hunt for the Magician, each member faces a deadly trial—and one doesn’t return! • Topped more year-end lists than any other Dark Horse series! • New York Times bestseller! “In short: My God. What a f#@%ing book…”–Comic Bastards


 

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Pariah #4

Aron Warner (W), Philip Gelatt (W), and Brett Weldele (A/Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Nukes are sent out to destroy the Vitro satellite. Will our heroes make it back to Earth in time? • Created by Academy Award winner Aron Warner (Shrek). • Art by Eisner-nominated painter Brett Weldele (The Surrogates). • Written by Philip Gelatt (Petrograd). “I was hooked by the fifth page.”–Fanboy Comics


 

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Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5

Zack Whedon (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Variant cover), Karl Story (I), Laura Martin (C), and Dan Dos Santos (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Mal, Jayne, and River have infiltrated an Alliance facility that is home to more victims just like River—except, unlike her, they were never rescued. Now that Mal and the crew are in, the problem has become getting out—because Zoe still needs to be rescued and the Alliance is out for blood! • Zack Whedon returns to Serenity! • The story finally continues after the film!


 

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Star Wars: Legacy #15

Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W/A), Jordan Boyd (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

The good news: Ania Solo has escaped the vengeance of a crazed bounty hunter. The bad news: She has been taken into custody by the Empire for the murder of an Imperial Knight! Somebody’s getting a death sentence!


 

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Star Wars: Rebel Heist #2

Matt Kindt (W/Variant cover), Marco Castiello (P), Dan Parsons (I), Gabe Eltaeb (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover/Ultravariant Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

On a planet outside the Empire’s jurisdiction, Princess Leia goes undercover to obtain a vital code from an Imperial source. She’ll have to use disguises, gadgets, and her feminine wiles to succeed—and her only ally is another spy who is convinced the Princess is a liability in the field! • Matt Kindt writes the classic characters! • Covers by Adam Hughes and Matt Kindt!


 

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The Massive #23

Brian Wood (W), Danijel Zezelj (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

The water convoy is attacked by forces unknown, plunging Mary into a conflict that she doesn’t want, but one she can handle. With over a thousand kilometers to go, can she make it across the Sahara unscathed?

“This continues to be one of the best comics out there by any publisher.”–Graphic Policy

“The Massive should crack your pull list.”–Geeks Unleashed


 

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The Star Wars #8

Jonathan Rinzler (W), Mike Mayhew (A), Rain Beredo (C), and Nick Runge (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Annikin Starkiller fights Darth Vader and Prince Valorum to save Princess Leia! Luke Skywalker and the Wookiees attack the Empire’s Space Fortress! This is the final battle! It’s like nothing you’ve seen before, but it’s all Star Wars! • The conclusion of the original Star Wars story by George Lucas!


 

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Tomb Raider #4

Gail Simone (W), Nicolás Daniel Selma (P), Juan Gedeon (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Stephanie Hans (Cover)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Gail Simone’s thrilling addition to the Tomb Raider saga kicks into high gear! Lara Croft is chased through the streets of London as she gets dangerously close to the truth! But it’s not her own safety that concerns her, but that of her friends, the surviving crew of the Endurance! • The official continuation of Lara Croft’s story! • The Tomb Raider video game sold over 3.5 million copies in 2013! • The classic character reimagined and explored!


 

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Vandroid #4

Tommy Lee Edwards (W/Cover), Noah Smith (W), Dan McDaid (A), and Melissa Edwards (C)

On sale May 28

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Vandroid’s night is at its darkest, and it’s up to the Vanettes to step in to save the day! But when the Van-man is struck with a case of robo-amnesia, the six-cylinder sirens will stop at nothing to get his motor runnin’! • Complete the Vandroid experience with the remastered soundtrack from Ed Banger Records and the unearthed 1984 movie trailer at Vandroid.com!


 

 

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