Comics Releases July 9, 2014
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 biggest comic book companies out there.
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Scott Allie (A) Max Fiumara (CA) Sebastian Fiumara
Abe tries to find out what’s haunting the young woman he’s traveling with, while his own past catches up to him. Abe goes underwater for answers, but a crazed witch claims to hold the answers they both need.
“Easily one of the best books on the shelf each and every month.” -All Comic
(W) John Arcudi & Various (A) Henry Flint (CA) Jim Pavelec
Undergo a macabre metamorphosis this month with Eerie! Witness bizarre transformations set in motion by an ancient spore and ruinous radioactivity-brought to you by the otherworldly talents of John Arcudi, Brandon Montclare, Aaron Conley, and Henry Flint-not to mention a classic Eerie tale! Don’t miss the transfigurative fright!
o Aaron Conley (Sabertooth Swordsman), Henry Flint (Judge Dredd), John Arcudi (B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth), and Brandon Montclare (Rocket Girl)!
(W) Brian Wood (A) Carlos D’Anda (CA) Hugh Fleming
Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are together again aboard the Millennium Falcon. Disguised as smugglers, they have a crazy caper to pull off-if they can avoid the dread bounty hunter IG-88!
“Wood continues to craft a great story to add to the already rich expanded universe, leaving the readers wanting for more.”-Newsarama
“I’ll be damned if I’m going to miss a single thing.”-Comic Bastards
(W) Dan Jolley (A) Jamal Igle, Ray Snyder (CA) Jamal Igle
When a mercenary army with sinister motives joins the hunt for Dr. Elise Fong, ex-CIA operative Farrow Greene is no longer sure if she’s Fong’s kidnapper or rescuer! Meanwhile, a tireless, merciless Terminator remains intent on murdering Fong before anyone else can learn her secrets!
(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A/CA) Pete Woods
As the deranged Thomas Parnell employs the Terminator army to wreak havoc on both the human resistance and Skynet, the computer network calculates a single option for survival-and its plans require John Connor!
o J. Michael Straczynski!
o Pete Woods (Superman, Deadpool) brings the destruction!
o Celebrating 30 years of The Terminator!
(W/A/CA) Stan Sakai
The artist of 47 Ronin returns to his signature creation in a new one-shot collecting four Usagi Yojimbo tales in full color, from the pages of Dark Horse Presents and MySpace DHP! In this issue, Usagi encounters ghosts, thugs, pumpkins(?!), and a foreign artist with a price on his head! Collects “Saya,” “Buntori,” “The Artist,” and the much-lauded “Cut the Plum”! Collects stories from Dark Horse Presents #7, #35, and #36, and MySpace Dark Horse Presents #18 and #35!
o 32 pages of color stories and a perfect entry point for new readers!
o Contains a preview of Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1!
(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Eric Nguyen (CA) Tony Parker
With Arcadia in the grip of a war between the old gangs and the newly arrived militia known as “The Chosen,” mob boss Carmine Tango arranges a meeting with a visiting billionaire. When X crashes the party, he’ll discover an enemy categorically unlike any he’s ever faced!
“I like where X is headed and have bought in to Swierczynski and Nguyen’s world, lock, stock and bloody barrel!”-Unleash the Fanboy
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
The fangs are longer, the claws are sharper and the mythos grows as Scott Snyder brings Pearl and Skinner head to head with their most vicious opponent yet. Is it possible to finally destroy a breed of vamps who can walk in the sun?
(W) Gail Simone (A) Fernando Pasarin, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Alex Garner
The deadline for all criminals to leave the area is fast approaching, and anyone left will be killed on sight! Knightfall lays down the law – but Batgirl has a plan of her own!
(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Jason Fabok (CA) Dustin Nguyen
As the Gang War reaches a bloody climax, Batman and Jason Bard must bear witness to the horrifying last stand of The Penguin! Plus, Jim Gordon makes a terrible decision that will shape the rest of his life.
(W) Christy Marx (A) Robson Rocha (CA) Jorge Molina
It’s here! Black Canary vs. Amanda Waller! Will the former Team 7 teammates find salvation together – or destruction?
(W) Caitlin Kittredge (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Dave Johnson
Eve’s search for the Ice Fisher has catastrophic consequences when she and Frost make a shocking discovery about the killer’s true identity but fail to find a missing girl in time. Meanwhile, in Coffin Hill, Nate endures a family reunion from hell when his deadbeat brother Patrick resurfaces with an agenda – and some kickass supernatural help – that means more danger and destruction for the town and everyone in it.
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Edgar Salazar, Jay Leisten (CA) Juan Ferreyra
John Constantine travels deep into Germany’s Black Forest to prevent Cold Flame assassins from killing an innocent mystic healer – until hunter becomes prey as John finds himself chased down by the ravenous, vicious beasts of the Stained Claw!
(W) Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul (A/CA) Francis Manapul
In “Icarus” part four, Batman must contend with a gang war between The Squid and the Kings of the Sun before it consumes all of Gotham City! But can even the World’s Greatest Detective defuse a blood feud that’s about to go nuclear?
(W) Simon Oliver (A) Robbi Rodriguez (CA) Nathan Fox
“…stick a branch up his ass, he’ll be a popsicle by morning…”
Adam gets lost in the Alaskan tundra while Rosa loses herself in an attempt to get home. Will the gang overcome their personal desires and make it out of the alternate universe alive?
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Andrew Robinson
Dick Grayson. Former sidekick. Former Super Hero. Former dead man. And now…agent of Spyral?!
A thrilling new chapter of Dick Grayson’s life begins in this new, ongoing series. It’s a super-spy thriller that will shock you and prove one thing: You might think you know Nightwing – but you don’t know Dick.
(W) Van Jensen (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Francis Portela
“UPRISING” part 6! All is fair in love and war – and both are likely to get John Stewart killed as the final battle of the uprising concludes! With the woman he loves in mortal danger, John will face the most difficult test of his career!
(W) Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen (A) Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish (CA) Keith Giffen
The Forever People must summon the Infinity Man to defeat Mantis and his Foragers. Too bad they don’t know how! Plus, who among them is secretly a traitor working for Apokolips?
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Bruno Redondo (CA) Stéphane Roux
Time jumps ahead and while Superman’s new rule over Earth becomes more entrenched, the Birds of Prey celebrate the arrival of a new child. Any hope for a new beginning is short lived though when Guy Gardner makes contact. He warns them that the Guardians are building to their final assault. The entire Green Lantern Corps is about to invade Earth.
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Mike McKone
So many questions hang over this nascent team. Will Hawkman sacrifice himself to save Rann, one of Thanagar’s enemies? Will Alanna and Adam ever be reunited? Can Miiyahbin face her fears and become the hero she’s meant to be? And the answer to all of this spells death for one of them.
(W) Keith Giffen & Various (A) Aaron Lopresti, Art Thibert (CA) Ryan Sook
A deep-space distress call gives new hope to Frankenstein and the S.H.A.D.E. team. And what makes Lois Lane question the masked Superman’s true identity?
(W) Sean Ryan (A/CA) Jeremy P. Roberts
The world has changed for Task Force X, a.k.a. the Suicide Squad. Director Amanda Waller no longer has the autonomy she once had. New members disrupt the team dynamic. And the team takes on an international scope. New members Joker’s Daughter, Deathstroke and Black Manta join Harley Quinn and Deadshot for a mission in the most dangerous and unpredictable place in the world: Vladimir Putin’s Russia!
(W) Rob Williams (A) Simon Coleby, Gary Erskine (CA) Simon Coleby
1945. The Allies’ attempted assault on mainland Europe has failed. As the war draws to a close, the Lancasters bomb Berlin in a futile act of defiance. The Nazis’ spy in London has turned the tide of the conflict and the purpose of Prince Henry’s raid into Germany’s capital is revealed to be bloody, petty revenge. A world burns, and a family is ripped apart – but is redemption to be found before the end of The Royals?
(W) Sholly Fisch (A) David Alvarez (CA) Scott Neely
In this issue, Velma enters a tournament of her favorite competitive trading card game. But when the Monsters from the game show up in real life, it’s up to the rest of the gang to save the day!
(W) Bryan Q. Miller (A) Marcio Takara (CA) Cat Staggs
Fighting a pitched battle against the strength of Parallax, John Stewart is able to regain his Green Lantern will. But will the change come in time to defeat Parallax’s minions?
(W) Aaron Kuder (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
Superboy and Guardian travel to a remote base to uncover one last secret about the time-traveling son of Superman’s past and future! It will alter the young hero’s destiny and his perspective on his role in the DC Universe.
(W) Charles Soule (A) Tony S. Daniel, Matt Batt Banning (CA) Tony S. Daniel
Twelfth level intellect Lois Lane uses all her new Psi Power against the God of War, Diana, in the ultimate showdown! And Superman must go up against the new Cyborg Superman as an invading armada arrives in space!
(W) Paul Levitz (A) Tyler Kirkham (CA) Barry Kitson
Power Girl and Huntress return to the ruins of Earth 2, but they question whether their trip was worth the effort as they discover the state of their former home and friends.
(W) Jeff Parker, Paul Tobin (A) Paco Rodriques (CA) Giorgio Cavazzano
The Angry Birds are flying high in this fun-filled second issue! The Angry Birds take a trip to Piggyland but quickly learn it is definitely NOT the happiest place on Earth! Featuring the writing of two Eisner-nominated creators, these stories are guaranteed to please!
(W) Brian Ash (A/CA) Ron Wimberly
BLACK DON’T NEVER BACK DOWN! Black Dynamite is a man on a mission once again and this time he’s going to Tibet to even the score. When the local Shaolin monks and volunteer aid workers come under attack, Black Dynamite goes on the offensive and discovers a Red Chinese / ex-Nazi conspiracy to breed and train the ultimate Kung-Fu Man-beasts.
(W) Larry Hama (A/CA) S. L. Gallant
TORPEDO leads a dangerous G.I. JOE rescue mission in Olliestan, and the odds are stacked against the team-will they make the evac in time before they get overwhelmed? A tense game of cat-and-mouse continues in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #204!
(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Nelson Daniel (CA) Shane Pierce
“The American Way of Death, part 4″- Dredd has looked Death in the eye before… but never like this! He realizes The only way to beat the Dark Judges is to send them back to Deadworld in a crazy sacrifice play involving D-jump machines as well as a whole lot of blood, sweat and ammo. His only allies: a turncoat Dark Judge, a furry ex-con with a pickaxe, and… what’s this? A long-lost love from Dredd’s past, back to settle up an old debt?
(W) Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (A/CA) Sam Kieth
Our good Doc finds himself surrounded by a room full of black isz, as Maxx seeks resolution battling various Outback creatures. Meanwhile, Julie seeks solace in that special place we all go to contemplate weighty issues-the bathroom. Niether seems any closer to finding the answers they seek (But Sara finally unwraps that mysterious box of clay that’s been talking to her…)!
(W/A/CA) Walter Simonson
A bold new adventure starts here! The Minoan Agents Chapter One: The Prisoner:
Once upon a time, the Greater Minoan Co-Prosperity Cluster captured a live Star Slammer. Amid great excitement, he was transported aboard the starship Meredith, bound for the heart of the Empire and a show trial and execution… it all turned out rather badly.
(W) Mike Johnson (A/CA) Tony Shasteen
“The Q Gambit” begins here! The crew of the new STAR TREK film franchise encounters the classic Trek villain Q for the first time, only in this all-new 6-part galaxy-spanning adventure developed in associataion with screenwriter/producer Roberto Orci! The mischievous Q sends James T. Kirk on quest that will see the Enterprise joining forces with familiar faces from Star Trek lore, beginning with the crew of a certain space station…
(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Alex Milne
FLYING BLIND! Trapped inside a giant replica of RODIMUS’s head (don’t ask), MEGATRON and the crew of the Lost Light have to solve the biggest mystery of their lives. And they have to do so quickly-because every time the lights go out, something terrible happens…
(W) Mark Kidwell (A) Jeff Zornow, Jay Fotos (CA) Nat Jones
After a month imprisoned in a tiger pit, Agent Declan Rule faces his last torture session with the mad doctor Than Morneau. On Pitt Island NJ, the Kuens begin to get curious in the shadow of a serial killer, and in Vietnam, a psychotic madman named War-Face leads a rotting army of the dead toward Heaven. The only thing standing in his way…is a man they call JUNGLE JIM!
(W/A/CA) Stjepan Sejic
Forty pages of story and art in this contemporary fantasy adventure series written and painted by STJEPAN SEJIC. Gifted? Join the Death Vigil in their ongoing war against the ever-growing power of the Primordial Enemy! The only catch is you have to die first. Become a corporeal immortal Death Knight and obtain reality-altering weaponry in the never-ending battle between good and evil.
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Miroslav Mrva, Davide Gianfelice (CA) Matteo Scalera
In death Anderson continues to haunt Jackson Winters, but in life she was far more terrifying! GORAN SUDZUKA returns to document this fan favorite’s secret history!
(W) Joe Harris (A/CA) Martin Morazzo
“BIG GAME HUNTERS,” Part Two
Baston has decimated Little Chief’s forces and sent them fleeing into the plastic wastes of the Great Pacific Gyre. But when this big game hunter turns his sights on New Texas next, Chas finds himself with few allies and fewer options.
(W) Daniel Corey (A/CA) Mark Dos
The case gets complicated, and Cal comes uNder heavy scrutiny from Red City PD and the Mayor’s office. He teams up with Angel, a woman from his past, and the fight spills out onto the streets in a high-octane hail of bullets.
(W) Marc Silvestri (A/CA) Sumeyye Kesgin
After a terrifying escape from the Magic world into ours, Asa finds that not even two realities are big enough to hide in. Armed with a terrible secret meant to destroy both his world and this strange place called Earth, Asa Stonethrow must seek help from his realms most feared criminals. His only hope is an enchanted frog and a street-smart, opportunistic petty thief and con artist named April Mae June.
(W) Joe Keatinge (A/CA) Leila Del, Owen Gieni
Kate Kristopher has left the life she built to confront the life she left behind-and here there be monsters.
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Todd McFarlane, Szymon Kudranski
Marc begins putting the pieces together about Jim’s past himself, and exposes more than Jim is comfortable with confronting. Meanwhile, Jim and Sara deal with the aftereffects of her kidnapping. They didn’t just leave the nightmare behind…it followed them home.
(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) Kyle Strahm
Ten years ago, we dug too deep. We unleashed something ancient that couldn’t be controlled. Something that couldn’t be stopped, twisting everything it touched into more of itself.
Humanity was nearly destroyed before we found a way to slow the Spread to a crawl. Now, deep inside the quarantined zone, one man has found the key to stopping it forever: a baby girl. And if he can save her, he might save the world.
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Charlie Adlard & Various (CA) Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart
Even now, they still find new ways to dispose of the dead.
(W) Sean Ryan (A/CA) In-Hyuk Lee
• It’s 100 years after the wall-crawler’s creation, but when the Kingpin has taken Spider-Man’s ultra-powerful techno-symbiote suit, Spider-Man will need to prove once again why he is the world’s greatest super hero.
(W) James Robinson (A) Marc Laming (CA) Greg Land
ORIGINAL SIN TIE IN!
• JIM HAMMOND THE ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., must reveal the tragic ORIGINAL SIN of the INVADERS! • Did the team make a fatal miscalculation by disobeying orders from on high? • Will Japanese Super Heroine RADIANCE make them pay the ultimate price? • A shocking end that sets up an all-new epic!
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Stuart Immonen
• Past, present and future collide as the Future Brotherhood exacts their final judgment on the All-New X-Men. • Plus, Angel takes control!
(W) Dan Slott (A) Ramon K. Perez (CA) Alex Ross
LEARNING TO CRAWL PART 3!
• Spider-Man’s biggest fan becomes his first super-villain! • His name’s Clash and he’s about to ruin Spider-Man’s life. That’s not exaggeration!
(W) Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Ed McGuinness
Part 2 of World War Wendigo!
• The X-Men and members of Alpha Flight join battle to stop the growing tide of Wendigos from consuming everything and everyone in its path!
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
ORIGINAL SIN tie-in!
• 5000 years into the future. Rogue Planet redux: The mysterious origin of the rogue planet revealed.
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Kev Walker (CA) Francesco Mattina
“GONE NATIVE” PART 1 OF 4!
• Runaways fans alert: This issue focuses on Nico…and her newly resurrected evil ex-boyfriend, Alex! • Oh, and something really bad has happened to fellow Runaway Chase! Why are we so mean? • Plus: What happened to Cammi? Only Baron Zemo knows…
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) David Lopez
• Ever since she set off on her latest “adventure,” Carol Danvers has had her butt handed to her at every turn.• She’s done with that nonsense. Let’s start flipping some tables, shall we? • Tic, the Rocket Girl, and Jackie, the Warlord, are getting in on the “Oh no you di’n’t!” action too!
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee
• What killed Foggy Nelson? • And now that he’s “dead,” what is he supposed to do with his life?
(W) Mike Benson (A) Tan Eng Huat (CA) Dave Johnson
• SHANG-CHI versus THE WHITE DRAGON! • Misty Knight and Colleen Wing discover the danger is greater than any of them had feared! • Deadly secrets revealed! Kung Fu action unleashed!
(W) Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn (A) John Lucas (CA) Mark Brooks
ORIGINAL SIN tie-in!
• Preston uncovers a secret from Deadpool’s past that needs immediate attention! • But Deadpool and Dazzler are still fighting off Dracula’s forces!
(W) Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn (A/CA) Reilly Brown
• You saw Deadpool’s marriage to the succubus queen Shiklah, now see their first meeting and romance! • The hit series originally presented as a Marvel Infinite Comic makes the leap to the paper medium for the first time! • When Dracula hires Deadpool to transport a highly-valuable delivery for him, he has no idea what kind of trouble he’s in for. Guest-starring Blade, M.O.D.O.K., Hydra Bob, Werewolf by Night, and more-hop on with Deadpool for a crazy journey across the world…and into the heart of the Merc with the Mouth! • Note: part of issue #1 contains content from the free DEADPOOL: THE GAUNTLET #1
(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Leonard Kirk
ORIGINAL SIN: THE FATEFUL FOUR PART II
• The FANTASTIC FOUR are being torn apart at their very foundation! • Will Ben be able to cope with the Original Sin he’s learned about Johnny? • Will Sue and Reed lose FRANKLIN and the rest of the FUTURE FOUNDATION? • Will what’s left of the team be able stop their headquarters from being shut down by…THE AVENGERS?
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) TBD
• The fiendish Attuma send monsters and a giant tidal waves to sink the island of Manhattan! • Hulk must prove that he is the strongest one there is…or perish!
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Todd Nauck (CA) Jamie McKelvie
• The mastermind behind the attacks on Nightcrawler’s loved ones is revealed… • And when Nightcrawler calls upon his friends for backup, the fight comes to the Jean Grey School! • But torn between two worlds-his family and the X-Men-who will Nightcrawler stand by? • One thing’s for sure: When the dust settles, one of his worlds will be changed forever…
(W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) Simone Bianchi, Lee Garbett (CA) Dale Keown
THOR: THE TENTH REALM
• Thanks to the events of ORIGINAL SIN, the deepest secret of the Nine Realms is revealed… a Tenth Realm! • Thor and Loki embark on a quest to discover this strange new world — and the sister Thor never knew he had… Angela! • But can Loki be trusted? And will brother and sister murder each other before the truth comes out?
(W) Charles Soule & Various (A) Various (CA) Mark Brooks
• The INHUMANS! • The YOUNG AVENGERS confront THE HOOD! • And J. Jonah Jameson’s ORIGINAL SIN revealed!
(W) Peter David (A) Will Sliney (CA) Simone Bianchi
ALL-NEW SERIES FROM THE PAGES OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
The book you have been demanding for months finally hits the stands! Miguel O’Hara is Spider-Man in the year 2099 but he’s currently stuck in the year 2014. He was stranded here by his father who is the head of an evil corporation called Alchemax in 2099. But in 2014, Alechmax has just been formed and Miguel has a chance to stop its corruption before it starts! You’d think being a man out of time would make you a man without enemies, but Spider-Man 2099 is about to discover that he’s not the only one hoping for a better tomorrow, one that might be ensured by The Adjustor eliminating Miguel from the time stream altogether! Join comics legend (and Spider-Man 2099 creator) Peter David and breakthrough artist Will Sliney (Superior Spider-Man Team-up) for the most adventure you’ll find in a book this side of the twenty second century!
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Steve Lieber
• The world’s most dangerous villains are up against the world’s most dangerous thing – THE TRUTH! • The sleeper hit of the year continues, by Spencer, Lieber & Rosenberg!
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming
Valentine is a made guy, and Jagger is a hit-woman working for the most powerful family in the world. Now, they’ve been tasked with finding out who has violently betrayed their entire way of life. But Valentine is carrying a massive secret, one that would send the entire country into a civil war. All this, and we’re introducing new characters on almost every page! From the creators of the Eisner Award-winning Powers comes a brand-new, creator-owned blockbuster in the making.
(W) Rick Remender (A) Roland Boschi (CA) Andrew Robinson
• The Winter Solder is dead–long live Bucky! • The conclusion, the terrible decision that will forever change Ran Shen! • Witness the birth of the man who will one day destroy Steve Rogers! Enter: The Iron Nail!
(W) Paul Cornell (A) Pete Woods (CA) Steve McNiven
• It’s the beginning of the end for Wolverine! • Logan comes clean to his old friends as Sabretooth marks Wolverine’s new love Pinch for death! • Pete Woods (Detective Comics) joins Paul Cornell as Logan enters his most dire hour!
(W) Simon Spurrier (A/CA) Rock-He Kim
• X-Force has barely survived an encounter with their newest foe-the swaggering superhuman arms dealer VOLGA… • …and with their secrets brought to light, they’re barely surviving EACH OTHER. How will Cable’s team keep it together to carry out their mission? • Well I can tell you part of the answer: DOMINO is back! But she could just be in over her head already…
(W) Kent Osborne, Dylan Haggerty (A) Madeline Rupert, Britt Wilson (CA) Aimee Fleck, Michele Petrucci
WHY WE LOVE IT: Not only are the Banana Guards hilarious as the Candy Kingdom’s protectors, but this series is written by Kent Osborne, one of the current writers of the ADVENTURE TIME show. Kent is responsible for some of our favorite episodes of the show and we’re thrilled to have him write his first comic book.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: If you love ADVENTURE TIME, you can’t get beat a comic series written by one of the show’s writers and the creator of Root Beer Guy! Also great if you like bananas.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Turns out that there is a lot to being a Banana Guard-but being a Banana is not mandatory. This crazy adventure follows Root Beer Guy as he starts his search for new recruits among Ooo’s citizens. Only the best will do in his quest to protect the Candy Kingdom!
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Vanesa Del
Agents Langford and Jensen have uncovered a hidden Witness Cult in the middle of American suburbia they suspect is behind the kidnappings plaguing the country, but will they catch up to Markoff and Patient Zero before the Empty Man virus strikes again?
(W) Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson (A) Brooke A. Allen (CA) Noelle Stevenson
After a lot of convincing, the girls are able to agree to get Jen to take them on a hike. Making their way up to the tower and hoping to finally get some answers, they make their way closer only to be stopped by the neighboring boy camp! April, Mal, Molly, Jo, and Ripley have to figure out how to get to the tower, even if they have to use Jen as a distraction to do it.
(W) Chris Miskiewicz (A/CA) Palle Schmidt
Thomas Alsop is the “Hand of the Island,” the latest in a family of warlocks that protect Manhattan. But now that family is angry with Thomas. Between his drinking and his reality show, they wonder if Thomas is chasing the right type of spirits. With a long-dormant curse coming back, he better change his ways!
(W) Tom DeFalco (A) Rich Koslowski & Various (CA) Dan Parent & Various
Veronica’s falling in love – with windsurfing! Jealous Archie is determined to learn the sport as well, but given that he might possibly be the clumsiest person that ever walked the face of the planet, things don’t go very well. Desperate to learn, he takes lessons from the only expert in town: Cheryl Blossom! With a “Little Archie” variant cover by Art Baltazar & Franco of Tiny Titans fame, this book will fly off the shelves!
(W) Barbara Slate (A) Jeff Shultz & Various (CA) Tito Pena & Various
A day at the beach brings no fun in the sun for Veronica! Will her beach bumming antics cause her to get burned in more ways than one? Find out in “Top Executive,” the fun lead story in this perfect beach read!
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Doug Braithwaite
SURRENDER THE ARMOR OR EARTH WILL DIE!
Following the shocking final moments of the previous issue, the Armor Hunters have made their intentions clear, and unless X-O Manowar is turned over to them immediately, thousands of innocents will become additional casualties of this already brutal war. Valiant’s most formidable heroes are about to go on the offensive, but the Armor Hunters have another trick up their sleeve, and this one will change the battle forever. Who will live? Who will die? The world will know what it feels like to be POWERLESS as Valiant’s big summer blockbuster continues!
(W) Matt Kindt (A) Clayton Crain (CA) Raul Allen
Nothing is what it seems…not even yourself…
A seemingly random murder-the first in a thousand years-is unraveling the mysteries at the heart of Rai’s very existence. As the country of Japan completes another orbit around 41st century Earth, Rai, its sole protector, turns his investigation toward two figures he never questioned before: Father, the A.I. that controls Japan…and himself.
Red 5 Comics
(W) Brian Clevinger (A/CA) Scott Wegener
Atomic Robo is trapped in the year 1884. When he comes face-to-face with a plot that threatens to shatter the Americas, he’s forced out of seclusion to become the Old West vigilante hero “Ironside.”
(W/A/CA) Gary Winnick
The Bad Dreams’ quest to restore Night continues as Mary and her companions find themselves face to face with Amorpha, the Queen of Dreams. Under her spell, nothing is truly as it seems. The plot thickens as secrets are revealed and new ones take their place!
(W) Scott Chitwood (A/CA) Danny Luckert
Hostile human survivors capture Sarah and her friends in the ruins of New York City. But Abaddon and the ghosts of the spiritual realm aren’t going to wait to see our heroes finished off. A turning point in the fate of the Earth takes place in the ensuing battle.
(W) Paul Ens (A/CA) J. Korim
The Predator Defense League must face an enemy in their own ranks. In the midst of the dinosaur destruction at the swap meet, Lilli recruits a team to pursue the perpetrators, leading her to discover the last thing anyone ever expected!
(W) Herik Hanna (A/CA) Bruno Bessadi
FINAL ISSUE!!! Dead End’s epic fight with Black Snake comes to a head- and only one will get to leave with theirs intact. Meanwhile, the story of Dead End’s origin reaches a high point with his first act as a disgruntled vigilant causing him to explode onto the scene. Dead End’s fate is uncertain at best…but what else do you expect from a total bad ass? Don’t miss the shocking conclusion to the saga of Dead End!
(W) Troy Brownfield (A) Fritz Casas (CA) Jay Anacleto
Dynamite’s new dark fantasy epic continues! Elizabeth’s new life at court grows more complicated as the king’s niece and the Elder arrive. How does this affect her mission, and what secrets do another investigation in the kingdom hold? And, as passions ignite between Elizabeth and Sir Fenric, prepare yourself for a shocking final panel! It’s all from writer Tony Brownfield and artist Fitz Casas, and we’re just getting started!
(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
In the 1980′s and after a career-ending injury shatters her (and, really, her mother’s) Olympic dreams, 17 year-old Chastity Marks finds an escape in a popular series of vampire novels… but little does she know that the novels conceal a secret underworld of blood, agony, and death – a world that she will be dragged into kicking and screaming. The classic Chaos! Character returns – reimagined, rebooted, and ready for blood! Join fan-favorite scribe MARC ANDREYKO (Batwoman, Torso, Manhunter) and artist Dave Acosta for the blood-curdling adventures of a girl who is most definitely NOT your father’s vampire!
(W) Chris Roberson (A) Bilquis Evely (CA) Alex Ross
When his adventures began in 1933, Doc Savage was aided by five loyal associates. By 2014, his operation is truly global in reach, thanks to a smart phone of Doc’s own design that allows anyone anywhere to ask for help or help others in return, and millions of people take part every day. But when everyone using the device is suddenly and without warning becomes immediately violent and aggressive, Doc might only have himself to blame…
(A) Roberto Castro (CA) Gabriel Hardman
An ALL-NEW GOLD KEY adventure spinning directly from the events of MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #4! Magnus is A robot fighter…but not THE robot fighter. How has the merciless LEEJA: HUMAN HUNTER kept the robot fighters from causing chaos on earth? And how does it tie into THE SINGULARITY? It’s overstuffed action and intrigue from FRED VAN LENTE (Conan) and ROBERTO CASTRO (Warlord of Mars)!
(W) Fred Van (A) Cory Smith (CA) Gabriel Hardman
ALL-NEW STORY: THE UNCANNY VALLEY! Descending into the SubStructure, MAGNUS encounter the Gophs, a bizarre collection of feral humans living outside of robot society. Can Magnus hold his own against these freedom fighters? (Hint: Magnus isn’t the best at fighting non-robot stuff) Jump on board the coolest new series of 2014, courtesy of FRED VANE LENTE (Archer & Armstrong) & Cory Smith (Fathom)!!!!!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Leandro Oliveira (CA) Genzoman
Magnimar’s many threats emerge from the shadows as Kyra faces a deadly assassin and Merisiel must decide between her past and present lives. It’s divide and conquer as the Pathfinder heroes are pulled apart.
Come see why Pathfinder is the industry’s best-selling fantasy tabletop game. Each issue features an EXCLUSIVE removable, playable tactical map and poster!
(W) Tommy Yune, Bill Spangler (A) Elmer Damaso (CA) Tommy Yune
Bimonthly! Part 4 of 5. The mighty Super Dimension Fortress One has become the target of not just Khyron, but also King Lotor. Captain Gloval now finds the SDF-1 and its crew trapped in the conflict between the conquered world of Arus and the dark powers of the Drule Empire. Back on Earth, Commander Keith Kogane and the partially reassembled Voltron Force must venture away from the relative safety of Macross Island to search for their lost teammate Allura. A clue left by her late father Alfor may be the missing key to find their way back home.
(W) Greg Pak (A) Takeshi Miyazawa (CA) Bart Sears
GREG PAK (Batman/Superman, Action Comics, Code Monkey Save World) & TAKESHI MIYAZAWA (Code Monkey Save World) reunite for a vision of Turok you NEVER saw coming! Who are the strange female warriors from the West? Who are their masters? And HOW have they tamed flying dinosaurs…!?
(W) Matt Brady (A) Jack Jadson (CA) Gabriel Hardman
If everything he loves is taken away from him, who is John Carter? Will the Warlord of Mars lose hope if he loses his friends, if he loses Dejah Thoris? If he loses Mars? Or would he fight all odds and even reality itself to get it all back?
(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Facundo Percio
Enter a world of creeping horror and unimaginable terror as GARTH ENNIS weaves a tale set in the frozen wastes of deep space. The crew of the Caliban was satisfied in their own brand of denial about the safety of space travel. But when the ship collides with an alien derelict they discover that true despair is something you have to experience to understand. Now a frightening change is taking place and no one can stop it. And even if you are able to survive it… the transformation will make you wish you hadn’t. This is sci-fi horror like you have never experienced! Available with Regular, Wraparound, Terror, and Design Sketch Incentive covers by Facundo Percio and an ultra-limited Dark Matter edition of just 1500 copies.
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Christian Zanier (CA) Gabriel Andrade
If you’ve been a bad boy, time to get punished – Crossed style! Gabriel Andrade’s ret hot cover is limited to just 850 copies.
(W) Mike Costa (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Jacen Burrows
JACEN BURROWS gives us a glimpse at the anger of Athena! Limited 750 copies.
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Canaan White (CA) Gabriel Andrade
Gabriel Andrade let’s Stephanie shine with a special edition previously only available in the UK! Limited 850 copies.
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Canaan White (CA) Gabriel Andrade
Gabriel Andrade continues his vivid line of War Crimes covers with a special edition that brings the horrors of war to life! Limited 1250 copies.
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Gabriel Andrade (CA) Michael DiPascale
When Sieglinde comes calling, you know death will follow! This stunning painted cover from Michael Dipascale is limited to just 500 copies!
(W) Patrick Shand (A) Joel Ojeda (CA) Renato Rei
The countdown to GRIMM FAIRY TALES #100 continues!
Sela has been faced with many unstoppable enemies, and she has always beaten the odds… but how can she survive an onslaught from all of her greatest foes at once? As Robyn, Shang, and Gideon race to save Sela, the villains of the Grimm Universe join together for a plan too horrible to imagine.
PART TWO of the FOUR-PART STORY LEADING INTO GRIMM FAIRY TALES #100!
*Age of Darkness Tie-in
(W) Joe Brusha (A) Joel Ojeda (CA) Artgerm
The truth behind HiboCorp’s plans are revealed! Sela lies at the mercy of the Dark Queen. Robyn, Shang, and Gideon are joined by Red and Agent Ciampo, but can how can they prevent the Age of Darkness from coming when it appears that the Dark Horde had already won?
(W) Patrick Shand (A) Marco Lorenzana (CA) Barry Kitson
The Realm Knights have been called on for a deadly mission. HiboCorp has located the Dark Queen and Red, Helsing, Neptune, Cross, and Sela are sent in to take her out for good. However, as they head into the fight of their lives, they remain unaware that one of their own has already betrayed them.
Do not miss this game-changing issue of Realm Knights.
*Age of Darkness Tie-in
(W) Patrick Shand (A) Larry Watts (CA) Abhishek Malsuni
The final issue of the acclaimed Robyn Hood trilogy.
The end is here. Robyn’s battle with the Sheriff of Nottingham is over. As the city of Nottingham is ravaged from rebellion, left to pick up the pieces and rebuild, our surviving heroes prepare for a new journey.
(W) Meredith Finch (A) Various (CA) Vincenzo Cucca
The ultra-popular Grimm Fairy Tales Swimsuit Issue returns!
With over 20 new pinups of Zenescope characters donning swimwear on the hottest destinations in the Grimm Universe, the 2014 swimsuit edition also includes a bonus 10 page story… When Sela and Robyn Hood set out on a much needed spring break vacation, they discover a nefarious plot to turn the partying co-eds into minions of darkness.
(W) El Torres (A) Siku, Loren Lorente (CA) Loren Lorente
With the death of Kerunnos and the Ghost Wolf vanished, an ancient evil awakes. The Hungry Ones wander through the Northern Wastes once more, devouring everything in their path, reaching the pacific tribes of the hills. But a new Wolf avatar fights the old demons. A woman called Mara. Warrior. Mother. Impostor.
(W) Leia Weathington (A) Zack Giallongo (CA) Terry Blas
Bold Riley, still reeling from a tragic loss, continues southward with no real destination or purpose. On the desolate Broken Head Moors, she’s rescued from a terrible storm by an aged weaver whose fantastic tapestries may foretell the shape of what’s to come.
(W/A/CA) Rick Worley
Rick the cartoonist rabbit is growing desperate for success, while his creations-including a coke-addicted teddy bear and a broken robot-have their own plans for his career. Things start to take a sinister turn, and Rick surprises even himself with the depths of pandering to which he’ll sink.
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A) Gabo (CA) Nick Pitarra
In an infinite city built on infinite sadness, there is one man capable of breaking free. He will go through Heaven and Hell to save us all. Literally. A fantastical coming of age journey through the afterlife and beyond from Joshua Hale Fialkov (THE BUNKER, THE ULTIMATES) and breakout artist Gabo, with covers by Nick Pitarra (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, THE RED WING).
(W) Antony Johnston (A/CA) Christopher Mitten
THE BIG WET REVEALED AT LAST! As the last-ever WASTELAND story arc continues, Michael, Abi, and Thomas learn more about the past, their father.. and even the inhuman truth about Sand-Eaters! The world speeds toward disaster, and an ancient power is awakened!
(W/A/CA) Siya Oum
Aspen’s newest hit series continues!
Lola departs on her first trading route, leaving the confines of New York City along with the Wasteland Trading Company. However, the perils that exist on the road can prove to be even worse than the city-and deadly . Meanwhile, Conrad decides to take matters into his own hands and find a way to go after Lola-at all costs!
One of 2014′s most exciting debuts, LOLA XOXO is ready to take you on an incredible adventure unlike any other!
(W/A) Sam Henderson (CA) Sam Henderson, Jess Ruliffson
Sam Henderson (Scene But Not Heard, Spongebob Squarepants) returns to his long-running humor anthology for older readers with his cast of knuckleheads. Mr. He Aims to Please, Dirty Danny, and Monroe Simmons all show up in this hilarious collection. Sex, drugs, and Nancy comics all get sent up in the classic Henderson fashion. Back cover painted by Jess Ruliffson.
(W) Shane Berryhill (A) Daniel Hillyard (CA) Andrew Robinson
Reimagining the legend of Robin Hood as a modern day Spaghetti Western, Sherwood, TX is set inside the world of biker gangs, drug wars, human trafficking, and revenge.
United Plankton Pictures
(A) Jerry Ordway & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel
In part 3 of the epic “Showdown at the Shady Shoals,” SpongeBob says he knows how the first meeting between Mermaid Man and the sea-king Viro Reganto must have gone down. How does he know? Because he’s their biggest fan! Thus unfolds a spazzy, sponge-woven tale of underwater super villains and the power of friendship-all deliriously delineated by Jerry Ordway. Plus: This issue also features a round up of Wild West yarns – you know, the kind that take place underwater! First a mechanical bucking seahorse becomes the biggest fad – and the biggest rip-off – at the Krusty Krab in “Shucking Seahorse”! And in “Mixed Signals” we find out what happens when bubble signals go wrong on the ocean prairie; and Tim Truman provides a seaweed and spaghetti western-style pin-up of “The Good, the Pat, and the Squiddy!”
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