Comic Releases 08/20/2014

DARK HORSE COMICS


BPRD HELL ON EARTH #122BPRD Hell on Earth #122

(W) Mike Mignola, John Arcudi (A) Joe Querio (CA) Laurence Campbell

Johann travels to Japan to fight giant monsters, but what he discovers is even more disturbing. A man with no brain has been drawing pictures . . . and they tell a terrifying story.


BRAIN BOY MEN FROM GESTALT #4Brain Boy Men from Gestalt #4

(W) Fred Van (A) Freddie Williams (CA) Dan Scott, Freddie Williams

The president is in danger! The White House is under siege!

Brain Boy and his handler, the deadly secret agent known as Faraday, are locked in a psychic battle. But which one is trying to save the leader of the free world, and which one is trying to kill him? Which one of them is a pawn of the mysterious Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T.? This turbulent climax will extend your cerebral cortex to its very limits.


BTVS SEASON 10 #6BTVS Season 10 #6

(W) Christos N. Gage (A) Karl Moline, Andy Owens (CA) Steve Morris

What should have been a simple exorcism turns into a disaster for Buffy and the Scoobies when, instead of horrors, a demon fights back with blissful childhood fantasies!


DARK HORSE PRESENTS 2014 #1Dark Horse Presents 2014 #1

(W/A) Geof Darrow & Various (CA) Geof Darrow

Geof Darrow and Frank Miller’s Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot returns in this new volume of the award-winning, long-running anthology powerhouse Dark Horse Presents! Also in the 48-page tome of awesome comics: Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse’s Resident Alien, Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Andy Kuhn’s Wrestling with Demons, Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley’s Sabertooth Swordsman, and David Mack’s Kabuki!


EYE OF NEWT #3Eye of Newt #3

(W/A/CA) Michael Hague

The imaginative genius of Michael Hague weaves an unforgettable myth of sorcerers and dragons! As the wizard’s apprentice Newt continues his trek through the Netherworld, he finds magical clues to solve the mystery that is his fate!


STAR WARS DARTH MAUL SON OF DATHOMIR #4Star Wars Darth Maul Son of Dathomir #4

(W) Jeremy Barlow (A) Juan Frigeri, Mauro Vargas (CA) Chris Scalf

Count Dooku is possessed by the spirit of Mother Talzin! Darth Maul’s Shadow Collective is shattered! The Separatists attack! And Darth Sidious himself enters the fight!


STRAIN NIGHT ETERNAL #1Strain Night Eternal #1

(W) David Lapham (A) Mike Huddleston (CA) E.M. Gist

It’s been two years since the Master’s plan succeeded and a near apocalypse coated the world in darkness. Now able to roam freely, the Master’s legion of vampires rule the world-a horrifying police state where humans are harvested for blood. As humanity despairs, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and an unlikely team of heroes continue their fight against extinction and hope to unlock the secret to the Master’s demise.


WITCHFINDER MYSTERIES OF UNLAND #3Witchfinder Mysteries of Unland #3

(W) Kim Newman, Maura McHugh (A) Tyler Crook (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Local officials present a façade of normalcy, but the Witchfinder knows there’s something wrong with the denizens of Unland, and he’s starting to uncover what that has to do with the dying founder of the town and the elixir he invented that put the town on the map . . .


DC COMICS


BATMAN AND ROBIN #34Batman and Robin #34

(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray (CA) Mick Gray, Patrick Gleason

Batman’s quest for Damian’s body is about to take him further down the road to damnation than he’s ever gone before! His first stop: the Justice League’s Lex Luthor?!


BATMAN ETERNAL #20Batman Eternal #20

(W) Scott Snyder & Various (A) Emanuel Simeoni (CA) Alex Garner

James Gordon takes on Falcone’s crime army from inside Blackgate!


BATWOMAN #34Batwoman #34

(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Jeremy Haun (CA) Rafael Albuquerque

This issue changes everything! Batwoman must make a choice that Maggie’s not willing to make! And where does Nocturna fit into all of this?


FABLES #143Fables #143

(W) Bill Willingham (A) Mark Buckingham (CA) Nimit Malavia

A fight is coming between Rose Red and Snow White, and everybody knows it – except maybe Rose Red and Snow White. The only trouble is, they’ve been pegged as highly magical creatures all of their lives, but the true measure of that magic is only now being revealed. When they do finally throw down with each other, will it be a personal duel, or all-out war involving thousands?


GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #34Green Lantern New Guardians #34

(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy

Have the Psions already defeated Kyle before their final battle can begin? And the New Guardians reveal just how powerful they can be!


INFINITE CRISIS FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #2Infinite Crisis Fight for the Multiverse #2

(W) Dan Abnett (A) Tom Raney, Stjepan Sejic (CA) Dan Panosian

Based on the hit videogame INFINITE CRISIS, the cosmos spanning series continues. On Earth Prime, Cyborg, The Flash and Zatanna search for the missing Batman. Meanwhile, still reeling from disaster, Batman and his strange new allies – Arcane Green Lantern, Gaslight Catwoman, Atomic Wonder Woman and Nightmare Robin – have taken off in pursuit of Atomic Two-Face. The killer’s in possession of the Eternal Key that he stole from Harbinger – and this artifact could give him the power to level a universe!


INFINITY MAN AND THE FOREVER PEOPLE #3Infinity Man and the Forever People #3

(W) Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen (A) Jim Starlin, Rob Hunter (CA) Keith Giffen

The secret of Infinity Man threatens to splinter the Forever People! And back on New Genesis, Himon wants the team’s Mother Box back at any cost!


MULTIVERSITY #1Multiversity #1

(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado

The biggest adventure in DC’s history is here!

Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, today’s most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable characters from 52 alternative Earths of the known DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet the Vampire League of Earth-43, the Justice Riders of Earth-18, Superdemon, Doc Fate, the super-sons of Superman and Batman, the rampaging Retaliators of Earth-8, the Atomic Knights of Justice, Dino-Cop, Sister Miracle, Lady Quark, the legion of Sivanas, the Nazi New Reichsmen of Earth-10 and the latest, greatest Super Hero of Earth-Prime: YOU!

Comprising six complete adventures – each set in a different parallel universe – plus a two-part framing story and a comprehensive guidebook to the many worlds of the Multiverse, THE MULTIVERSITY is more than just a multipart comic-book series. It’s a cosmos spanning, soul-shaking experience that puts YOU on the frontline in the Battle for All Creation against the demonic destroyers known as the Gentry!

In issue #1, pencilled by superstar artist Ivan Reis (AQUAMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE), President Superman of Earth-23 uncovers a threat to all Reality so apocalyptic it will take a team of incredible heroes from across the Multiverse to face it – including Captain Carrot, like you’ve never seen him before!

But even with a multitude of alternate worlds to choose from, where every variation is possible, can anyone hope to prevail against the onslaught of ultimate evil and undying hatred – in the unstoppable form of a one-time cosmic defender with unimaginable powers?! Join us, if you dare, for the beginning of THE MULTIVERSITY!


NEW 52 FUTURES END #16New 52 Futures End #16

(W) Keith Giffen & Various (A) Jesus Merino (CA) Ryan Sook

The threat behind StormWatch’s entire existence reveals itself!


RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #34Red Hood and the Outlaws #34

(W) Will Pfeifer (A) Rafael Sandoval (CA) Jorge Molina

The Outlaws deal with the fallout from Kori’s past and learn that a top-secret villain has returned to make things much, much worse for them!


SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED CRISIS OF IMAGINATION #8Scribblenauts Unmasked Crisis of Imagination #8

(W) Josh Elder (A/CA) Adam Archer

With the universe hanging in the balance, Maxwell and Lily must venture into worlds unknown to recruit new heroes for their Ultimate League of Ultimate Justice!


SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #1Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1

(W) Gail Simone, Amanda Deibert (A) Ethan Van, Cat Staggs (CA) Ethan Van

Diana Prince: Amazon warrior, ambassador to Man’s world, or champion of women in need? All of the above! This digital-first anthology series will bring some of comics’ greatest talents to Themyscira, and give them leave to explore Diana, her world – and ours!

Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver kick things off when Oracle calls for help after the entire Bat-Family gets sidelined. But when Wonder Woman steps into the breach, Gotham City’s criminals get the surprise of their lives! Then, Amanda Deibert and Cat Staggs take Diana to school, where she meets her biggest fan!


SUPERGIRL #34Supergirl #34

(W) Antony Bedard (A) Emanuela Lupacchino (CA) Cameron Stewart

A “SUPERMAN -DOOMED” tie-in! Kara must deal with the fall-out of the green Kryptonite skies over a dead Earth, and the horrors still to come!


TEEN TITANS #2Teen Titans #2

(W) Will Pfeifer (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort

Now the new hotness on social media, the Titans try to control their own images as a new threat continues to grow around the team. Meanwhile, S.T.A.R. Labs takes an interest in DC’s teen heroes.


TEEN TITANS GO #5Teen Titans Go #5

(W) Amy Wolfram, Sholly Fisch (A) Jorge Corona, Lea Hernandez (CA) Dan Hipp

How do Beast Boy and Cyborg kill time between missions? By making prank calls, of course! Plus: A package for Raven leaves the rest of the Titans asking, “What’s in the box?!”


TRINITY OF SIN PANDORA #14Trinity of Sin Pandora #14

(W) Ray Fawkes (A/CA) Francis Portela

Pandora already has a target on her back from S.H.A.D.E. – the last thing she needs is a nest of savage vampires at her throat! And the last thing Andrew Bennett, vampire killer, needs is Pandora getting in the way of his mission. Unfortunately for Pandora, killing immortals is Bennett’s specialty!


UNWRITTEN VOL 2 APOCALYPSE #8Unwritten Vol 2 Apocalypse #8

(W) Mike Carey (A) Peter Gross (CA) Yuko Shimizu

In “Sang” part three, to find the maanim, Sir Thomas must succeed where all other knights have failed. Which isn’t going to be easy when his own identity keeps shifting, and when the story itself seems determined to create a very different hero.


IDW PUBLISHING


JUDGE DREDD #22Judge Dredd #22

(W) Duane Swierczynski (A/CA) Nelson Daniel

“Black Light District, part 1″-The area formerly known as Sector One has been sealed off from the rest of Mega-City One-locking the Dark Judges in, but also keeping most of the Justice Department out! The only man who can cross the border is Judge Dredd, so it’s up to him to single-handedly rescue the Chief Justice and the Council of Five, who are trapped inside and fighting for their survival. Meanwhile, there’s a new Acting Chief Justice, and he’s got a whole lot of “reform” in mind…

You’ve never seen Mega-City One like this before. Step inside before it’s too late…


LITTLE NEMO RETURN TO SLUMBERLAND #1Little Nemo Return to Slumberland #1

(W) Eric Shanower (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez

An all-new, all-ages series full of magic and whimsy from award-winning creators Eric Shanower (Adventures in Oz) and Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key)! Spinning out of Winsor McKay’s brilliant early 20th century strip, Little Nemo in Slumberland sees King Morpheus’ daughter, in the Royal Palace of Slumberland, select her next-playmate: Nemo! Only Nemo has no interest in being anyone’s playmate, dream or no dream!


MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #8My Little Pony Friends Forever #8

(W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Amy Mebberson

It’s road trip time with Applejack and Rarity! When the two friends discover they are headed to the same destination, they naturally decide to ride together. A seemingly easy trip turns disastrous when calamity upon calamity interrupts their journey! Will Applejack and Rarity’s friendship… or sanity… survive the trip?


SAMURAI JACK #11Samurai Jack #11

(W) Jim Zub (A/CA) Andy Suriano

After the Threads of Time failed to return Jack back to the past, he searches for a new way to return to his rightful era. But will Jack be willing to risk his magical blade in order to open a new portal to the past?


STAR SLAMMERS REMASTERED #6Star Slammers Remastered #6

(W/A/CA) Walter Simonson

The Minoan Agendas: Chapter Three-The Invaders. The captured Star Slammer, Rojas, has broken free and is loose aboard the Starship Meredith. Colonel Phaedra and her squad of Space Bulls are searching the ship desperately, only to discover that the Meredith herself is being attacked by a military force clad in hardened space armor! Just as the Colonel locates the Slammer, an armored squad with ill intent blows through the airlock and corners them both! Let the dance begin.


SUPER SECRET CRISIS WAR GRIM ADV OF BILLY & MANDY #1Super Secret Crisis War Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy #1

(W) Kate Leth, Louise Simonson (A) Troy Little, Derek Charm (CA) Troy Little

A malfunctioning robot crash-lands in Billy and Mandy’s school! Billy wants to keep it, Mandy wants it out, and Grim is just confused. As the robot starts causing havoc, it’s up to our heroes (and Billy) to put an end to the mayhem!


TMNT ANNUAL 2014TMNT Annual 2014

(W) Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (A/CA) Kevin Eastman

The Turtles are whisked away to another dimension by a stranger-Renet! Forced to fight for their survival in a tournament featuring the greatest warriors in the universe, the brothers will have to master new fighting techniques and forge new alliances. But with the deck stacked against them, their chance of survival is slim!


TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #32Transformers Robots in Disguise #32

(W) John Barber (A/CA) Andrew Griffith

AUTOBOTS VERSUS EARTH! OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTOBOTS discover the humans’ secret-and they aren’t pleased with what they learn! Will the DECEPTICON’s alliance tear down the peace-and will the world learn the CYBERTRONIANs are back?


X-FILES YEAR ZERO #2X-Files Year Zero #2

(W) Karl Kesel (A) Vic Malhotra, Greg Scott (CA) Carlos Valenzuela

When a blue-collar worker from New Jersey passes prophetic messages to the FBI from a mysterious “Mr. Zero,” Mulder is convinced it is the same otherworldly entity that contacted the FBI through a suburban housewife in the 1940s. This similarly named “Mr. Xero” pointed the FBI toward many unusual cases, leading to the establishment of “the X-Files”!


IMAGE COMICS


ARTIFACTS #38Artifacts #38

(W) Devon Wong (A) Isaac Goodhart (CA) Stjepan Sejic

2013 Talent Hunt winners DEVON WONG and ISAAC GOODHART bring you the most shocking Darkness and Magdalena story ever told. Set in 1671 Mexico, the story “Through a Glass, Darkly” brings you the story that took place just before THE DARKNESS: BLACK SAILS.


DARK ENGINE #2Dark Engine #2

(W) Ryan Burton (A/CA) John Bivens

Sym is worshiped as the Eater of Hearts and the Dark Engine learns the pleasures of being a feared god.


FADE OUT #1Fade Out #1

(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser

The first project from their groundbreaking five-year deal at Image will have Brubaker and Phillips fans, old and new, at the edge of their seats, as they weave an epic crime story unlike anything they’ve done before.

Hollywood – 1948. A noir film stuck in endless reshoots. A writer plagued with nightmares from the war and a dangerous secret. An up-and-coming starlet’s suspicious death.  And a maniacal Studio Mogul and his Security Chief who will do anything to keep the cameras rolling before the Post-War boom days come crashing down. THE FADE OUT is the most ambitious series yet from the award-winning Noir Masters.


GENIUS #3Genius #3

(W) Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin (A/CA) Afua Richardson

GENIUS: ISSUES 1-5, WEEKLY THROUGHOUT AUGUST

The Winner of Top Cow’s Pilot Season makes its triumphant return to print!

What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a people who are already supremely conditioned to wage war, who know nothing but violence since birth, and must continually adapt to new predators in order to survive? What if the second coming of Alexander the Great, of Genghis Khan, of Napoleon, of Patton…what if it was a teenaged girl from South Central, L.A. named Destiny? And what if she decides to secede three blocks Of the ‘Hood from the Union? Who is going to take it back from her and her army of gangbangers? Who CAN?

From writers MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN (Alphas, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, The Authority, The Highwaymen) and rising-star artist AFUA RICHARDSON comes a harrowing, action-packed tale of a city that declares war on a brilliant young woman pushed to the edge.


MANIFEST DESTINY #9Manifest Destiny #9

(W) Chris Dingess (A/CA) Matthew Roberts

Lewis’ newest specimens aren’t the only things threatening to kill the expedition…


PETER PANZERFAUST #20Peter Panzerfaust #20

(W) Kurtis J. Wiebe (A/CA) Tyler Jenkins

“THE HUNT,” Part Five

When revenge is at the tip of a finger…a finger on a trigger, there’s only one thing that stands in Lily’s way. The fate of the entire French Resistance lies in Lily’s hand and one bullet could change history.


PROTECTORS INC #8Protectors Inc #8

(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A) Gordon Purcell, Andrew Pepoy (CA) Gordon Purcell

After having mysteriously disappeared over a decade earlier, The Patriot has returned from his long absence. But what has prompted this sudden reappearance? Does he know something of value about the murders that have lately gripped Chicago in a fist of terror…or is he trying to hide something? Who do you trust in an organization where everyone wears a mask and very few tell the truth? Detective John Riley must decide whether or not to trust someone he once idolized, but who may now be a serial killer.


SAVAGE DRAGON #197Savage Dragon #197

(W/A/CA) Erik Larsen

Malcolm Dragon is transformed into a hideous freak as he faces his greatest menace yet-a deadly virus that turns average people into mindless monsters! Get ready for a whole new Savage Dragon!


SAVIORS #5Saviors #5

(W) James Robinson (A/CA) J. Bone

Tomas and fellow freedom fighter Kurt have escaped the horror of the Mexican town La Calma and the aliens who hunted them. Or so they think. However, now at adrift at sea, a greater alien horror awaits them, with no way to destroy it and nowhere to run.


STRAY BULLETS THE KILLERS #6Stray Bullets the Killers #6

(W/A/CA) David Lapham

For as long as she can remember, Virginia Applejack has been running. She’s run from her family, run from the mob, and run from love. But now she’s going to take a stand. There’s a murderer in her neighborhood that only she knows about. A man she’s ready, willing, and able to kill to preserve her new life…Just like God told her to. See how a Beach House, a Hanukkah Party, and a bowl of hard boiled eggs add up to a fateful decision for one scarred young lady in “The Chosen One”…


SUPREME BLUE ROSE #2Supreme Blue Rose #2

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Tula Lotay

Diana Dane is being transported by Darius Dax in the hunt for the mysterious Ethan Crane. It’s a car ride that takes her a lot further than she expects: out into the nature of the universe itself.


TREES #4Trees #4

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Jason Howard

Chenglei is starting to find himself in Shu, the Chinese city built under a Tree: but things are starting to find him, too.  There’s a storm coming, and the pressure is starting to be felt all over the world.


UMBRAL #8Umbral #8

(W) Antony Johnston (A/CA) Christopher Mitten

“WHAT WHISPERS IN A WODE”

What indeed! But don’t worry, you’ll find out soon enough — after some sword-fighting, horse-stealing, spooky-forest-riding, soldier-tracking, nightmare-enduring, and corpse-finding, of course!


WICKED & DIVINE #3Wicked & Divine #3

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Jamie McKelvie

Laura has no choice. She has to go underground to find the goth-goth-gothity-goth of the Morrigan. Is this the most ill-advised underworld-related decision since Orpheus decided to see how Eurydice was doing in the back seat? To find out, read the comic that people are literally calling “The one by GILLEN/McKELVIE/WILSON with the very long title.”


MARVEL COMICS


ALL NEW GHOST RIDER #6All New Ghost Rider #6

(W) Felipe Smith (A) Damion Scott (CA) Tradd Moore

“LEGEND”

  • GHOST RIDER has become a local hero
  • Can ROBBIE REYES resist the call of street racing?
  • Who is the mysterious figure who takes an interest in the new Ghost Rider?

ALL NEW ULTIMATES #6All New Ultimates #6

(W) Michel Fiffe (A) Giannis Milonogiannis (CA) David Nakayama

THE CLIMACTIC CONCLUSION OF “POWER FOR POWER”

  • The ULTIMATES’ battle with the SERPENT SKULLS! Fever pitch violence drives this war between the classes & sexes.
  • DIAMONDBACK breaks hearts and faces! SCOURGE goes out in a blaze of glory! CROSSBONES fights to the bitter end!
  • Will the team quit while they’re ahead? Or will they emerge as something even STRONGER?!

ALL NEW X-FACTOR #12All New X-Factor #12

(W) Peter David (A) Carmine Di (CA) Jared K. Fletcher, Kris Anka

  • Serval holds an X-Factor press conference!
  • Everything should be fine.
  • It’s not like any of the members have secrets, right?

DAREDEVIL #7Daredevil #7

(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Chris Samnee

ORIGINAL SIN TIE-IN!

  • The man without fear braves the wilds of Wakanda!
  • And the truth behind Matt’s mother’s greatest sin is finally revealed.

DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG FU #4Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #4

(W) Mike Benson (A) Tan Eng Huat (CA) Dave Johnson

  • THE STUNNING CONCLUSION! The shocking truth of Leiko Wu’s murder revealed!
  • Shang-Chi’s epic showdown with the enemy he never saw coming!
  • The jaw-dropping final twist of the knife that NO ONE will see coming!

DEADPOOL DRACULAS GAUNTLET #7Deadpool Draculas Gauntlet #7

(W) Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn (A) Reilly Brown & Various (CA) Reilly Brown

  • Representing the hit Infinite Comic in print for the first time!
  • Deadpool and his bride-to-be take on the forces of Dracula…for keeps!
  • Plus: an all-new epilogue story!

DEADPOOL VS X-FORCE #3Deadpool vs X-Force #3

(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Shane Davis

  • Can X-Force stop Deadpool from rewriting history?
  • Cable chases the M w/the M to the Boxer Rebellion to try!
  • Plus: did you know there is a character named “Boom Boom”?

ELEKTRA #5Elektra #5

(W) Haden Blackman (A/CA) Michael Del

  • The critically-acclaimed and captivating story of Elektra’s search for redemption reaches a bloody climax.
  • Legendary assassins go head to head at the edge of the world, but it looks like Elektra’s soul is right at Death’s door.

MAGNETO #8Magneto #8

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Javi Fernandez (CA) Declan Shalvey

  • MAGNETO was once arguably the most powerful mutant on the planet.
  • But after his latest tenure with the X-Men, his powers have been reduced to a whisper of what they once were.
  • Maddened by the fact that he struggles to safeguard mutantkind in uncertain times yet his own mutant gift wavers, to what lengths will Magneto go to become the Master of Magnetism once more?

MIGHTY AVENGERS #13Mighty Avengers #13

(W) Al Ewing (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Greg Land

  • Unlucky for some! The moon is full, the sacrifice is ready, and the Deathwalkers are about to end humanity as we know it!
  • The Mighty Avengers get a new member – but is that enough to stop the Four Who Rule attaining godhood?
  • Or… is it already too late to save the Earth?

MS MARVEL #7Ms Marvel #7

(W) C. Willow Wilson (A) Jake Wyatt (CA) Jamie McKelvie

Cover by JAMIE MCKELVIE

IT’S WOLVERINE!

  • Kamala may be fan-girling out when her favorite (okay maybe Top Five) super hero shows up for some help, but that won’t stop her from protecting her hometown.
  • Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with Kamala and all her friends? Maybe Wolvie can be of some help.
  • “If you’re not reading Ms. Marvel, you’re missing out on one of the best series out there.” –Says Almost Everybody

NEW AVENGERS #23New Avengers #23

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Kev Walker (CA) Christian Ward

“OF ALL THAT WE ONCE WERE”

  • We follow the members of the now-broken Illuminati through their last day on Earth.

NOVA #20Nova #20

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) David Baldeon (CA) David Williams

ORIGINAL SIN tie-in! GUEST-STARRING ROCKET RACCOON!

  • The secrets of the Black Novas and Sam Alexander’s dad have been revealed.
  • Sam’s world is torn apart, but can he come out of this stronger?

ORIGINAL SINS #5Original Sins #5

(W) Al Ewing & Various (A) Various (CA) Mark Brooks

  • The Young Avengers’ battle with the Hood reaches its climax!
  • The prime mover behind the Watcher’s murder confesses his own Original Sin!
  • Plus, Everybody’s Got One! Find out the Original Sins and hidden secrets of dozens of other Marvel heroes and villains!

SAVAGE WOLVERINE #22Savage Wolverine #22

(W) John Arcudi (A) Joe Quinones (CA) Kevin Nowlan

  • John Arcudi brings Logan’s World War I story to a conclusion!
  • Logan finds himself at the business end of 20 Germans soldiers’ guns-for anyone else that might be a challenge!

SECRET AVENGERS #7Secret Avengers #7

(W) Ales Kot (A) Michael Walsh (CA) Tradd Moore

  • “EXECUTIVE DECISION”
  • DEADPOOL DEADPOOL DEADPOOL DEADPOOL DEADPOOL! WE HEARD THAT DEADPOOL RAISES SALES SO WE’RE DOING THIS EARLY ON.
  • JUST KIDDING. ALL ABOUT THE ART. YOU’RE GOING TO PAY FOR THIS, RIGHT?
  • THE NOOSE: TIGHTENS! SECRET AVENGERS: HUNTED! MARIA HILL: INVESTIGATING! ALSO DEADPOOL!

STORM #2Storm #2

(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Victor Ibanez

  • STORM is on a mission to use her extraordinary powers for the betterment of not just mutantkind, but the entire world.
  • When wayward youth start disappearing from the streets of New York, Storm is reminded of her own past as a thief and decides to investigate.
  • But little does she suspect that the culprit behind the disappearances is one of her oldest foes: CALLISTO!

WOLVERINE ANNUAL #1Wolverine Annual #1

(W) Elliott Kalan (A) Jonathan Marks (CA) Dustin Nguyen

ONE MONTH TO DIE!

  • A little Father/Adoptive Daughter/Adoptive Daughter’s son time. Now that’s a mouthful.
  • Wolverine and Jubilee take Shogo on a camping trip.
  • Hey, it’s a Wolverine story in the middle of the wilderness. What could go wrong?

Boom! Studios


ADV TIME BANANA GUARD ACADEMY #2Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #2

(W) Kent Osborne, Dylan Haggerty (A) Madeline Rupert (CA) Aimee Fleck, Kelsey Sunday

Root Beer Guy has his first class of Banana Guard recruits and it’s time to send them to boot camp. With the Head Banana Guard looking over his new class, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, these Bananas are a little more than bruised by this new class and they’re not going to make it easy. Will Gingerbread Muto, Tree Trunks, Gum Drop Lass, Peppermint Butler, and Mr. Cupcake make it through?


ADVENTURE TIME #31Adventure Time #31

(W) Ryan North & Various (A) Shelli Paroline & Various (CA) Kostas Kiriakakis

The world of Ooo is a quiet place, where candy and creatures stick to themselves and nothing ever happens…it’s almost ACCEPTABLE. It’s a twisted adventure starring Ooo’s most yellow Earl and there is pretty much nothing Finn and Jake can do about it.


BLACK MARKET #2Black Market #2

(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A/CA) Victor Santos

Under Denny’s coercion, Ray has successfully procured and sold his first batch of Super DNA on the black market. The scary part? He’s a natural, so much so that he and Denny need to expand their operation by bringing in some added muscle-a former hero with an axe to grind against the Supers who forced him out of the life.


EMPTY MAN #3Empty Man #3

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Vanesa Del

After the harrowing attack at the precinct, Langford and Jensen continue to follow the tenuous leads they’ve uncovered, traversing deeper and deeper into the dark underbelly of the Witness cult. But will they find the kidnapped children before Patient Zero strikes again?


HELLRAISER BESTIARY #1Hellraiser Bestiary #1

(W) Victor La & Various (A) Colin Lorimer & Various (CA) Conor Nolan

WHY WE LOVE IT: Over the past three years, Clive Barker has re-imagined the HELLRAISER mythos as only he could, building a longform narrative that became one of the best-received horror comics in recent memory. Now, the Master of Horror takes us into his Bestiary for an anthology series-free of continuity, but full of shocking consequences.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: HELLRAISER: BESTIARY will pick up where classic horror comics anthologies like Tales From The Crypt, Vault of Horror, and the more recent Flinch left off. And not only will some of comics’ rising stars, such as Ed Brisson (Sheltered), and Michael Moreci (CURSE), get a chance to open the puzzle box in this series, but the first issue features the comics debut of award-winning novelist Victor LaValle (The Devil in Silver, Big Machine).

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Step into the Bestiary for all-new tales of the LeMarchand Device and its guardians! This first issue contains the start of a six-part serial written by Mark Miller (CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT) and Ben Meares (HELLRAISER ANNUAL 2013), and drawn by Carlos Magno (DEATHMATCH), where a group of mercenaries are hired to steal Pinhead’s pins. Also, superstar author Victor LaValle teams with artist Colin Lorimer (CURSE) to tell a story set on the outskirts of New York City, as a close-knit community is torn apart by the presence of the puzzle box.


LAST BROADCAST #4Last Broadcast #4

(W) Andre Sirangelo (A/CA) Gabriel Iumazark

Ivan uses his hypnotism skills on Landell in hopes of finally helping Harumi locate Damon. However, what they learn may not be what they want to hear, especially when it leads them straight into the hideout of the Nonchalants, Backbone’s archrival urBex team.


SONS OF ANARCHY #12Sons of Anarchy #12

(W) Ed Brisson (A) Damian Couceiro (CA) Garry Brown

In the wake of Damon Pope’s death, there’s a power vacuum left all along the West Coast and the Sons of Anarchy are determined to make sure the right crew fills it with whatever force necessary, and deadly force is always on the table.


TRANSLUCID #5Translucid #5

(W) Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert (A) Daniel Bayliss (CA) Jeff Stokely

When did The Navigator truly become the legend? See the child become the man when young Cornelius steps up and helps a friend in need. But what will this victory cost him? Find out as The Horse’s master-stroke is revealed. Will this be checkmate for our hero?


Valiant Entertainment


ARMOR HUNTERS BLOODSHOT #2Armor Hunters Bloodshot #2

(W) Joe Harris (A) Trevor Hairsine (CA) Philip Tan

Massacre in M.E.R.O.!

Something deadly has escaped and is running loose in the underbelly of America’s classified Military Extraterrestrial Reconnaissance Outpost (M.E.R.O.)! With all hands on deck dealing with the fallout of the Armor Hunters’ attack, it’s down to Bloodshot and MERO’s number one officer, Colonel Jamie Capshaw, to stop the alien menace only known as…Malgam! Spoilers on: not everyone is going to get out this in one piece!


ARMOR HUNTERS HARBINGER #2Armor Hunters Harbinger #2

(W) Joshua Dysart (A) Robert Gill (CA) Lewis LaRosa

Under siege…and out of control!

The Armor Hunters have decimated a major metropolis, and the battle to save the survivors still rages. In the midst of the devastation, the volatile team of Harbinger Foundation escapees called Generation Zero are about to stumble headlong into an insidious alien counteroffensive – one with the potential to bring down not just a city, but the entire world. When push comes to shove, can this group of immensely powerful, immensely temperamental teenagers be trusted to repel the Armor Hunters’ second wave? Absolutely not…but they’re the only chance we’ve got!


DELINQUENTS #1Delinquents #1

(W) James Asmus, Fred Van (A) Kano (CA) Paolo Rivera

Confrontation! Devastation! Inebriation! (And the lost secret of the hobos too!) Oh dear god no, you’d better get out of the way…because here come the Delinquents!

Quantum and Woody are the world’s worst superhero team. Archer & Armstrong are a mismatched pair of conspiracy-busting adventurers. When a mysterious force collides these ill-suited and irresponsible “heroes” for a cross-country race through the darkest corners of American mythology, all hell is bound to break loose. Can two busted pairs become four of kind in time to defeat the Hobo King, save the day, and make it back home in time for Happy Hour? Let’s hope so…’cause these guys make a really, really bad team. (And you don’t even want to know about the goat.)


Alternative Comics


DEATH IN OAXACA #1Death in Oaxaca #1

(W/A/CA) Steve Lafler

This surreal adventure from the creator of Dog Boy and Bughouse serves up Lucha Libre wrestlers and an ancient vampire who prefers chicken. Two expats, move to remote Oaxaca, the fabled highland city in southern Mexico. Rex, earnest yet duplicitous, flees from mid-life crisis and fear of death. Beautiful Gertie, cynical but honest, is just plain bored and craves adventure.


Dynamite Entertainment


DOCTOR SPEKTOR #3Doctor Spektor #3

(W) Mark Waid (A) Neil Edwards, Roberto Castro (CA) Christian Ward

MARK WAID (Daredevil) & NEIL EDWARDS (Fantastic Four) bring the The GOLD KEY universe closer to unlocking! Why is a Master Of The Occult forced to deal with a Robot Fighter, a Dinosaur Hunter, and a Man Of The Atom!?


JUSTICE INC #1Justice Inc #1

(W) Michael Uslan (A) Giovanni Timpano (CA) Alex Ross

An airliner vanishes en route without a trace! It’s the crisis that brings together, in a historic team-up for the first time ever, Street & Smith’s super-star trinity: The Shadow! Doc Savage! The Avenger!  This historic cross-over is 75 years in the making, JUSTICE, INC. begins here, spawned by a horrific tragedy of death and destruction secretly orchestrated by some of the most powerful and unexpected villains in the history of the pulps! Chapter 1 (of 6): “The Time Machine!”


SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN SEASON 6 #5Six Million Dollar Man Season 6 #5

(W) James Kuhoric (A) Juan Antonio Ramirez (CA) Alex Ross

The world is falling apart around Steve Austin.  Maskatron is out of control and appears to be unstoppable.  Oscar Goldman’s carefully crafted OSI kingdom is in shambles.  And with his bionics failing and the entire NASA program transformed into an alien landscape, the Six Million Dollar Man could be heading for the scrapheap.  The key to Steve’s survival may rest with the one person closest to him, Jaime Sommers, the Bionic Woman!  Join the ranks of bionic fans in this official continuation of the classic Six Million Dollar Man television series!


STEAMPUNK BSG 1880 #1Steampunk BSG 1880 #1

(W) Tony Lee (A) Aneke (CA) Ardian Syaf

Welcome to the world of Battlestar Galactica as never seen before, as #1 NYT Bestselling Author Tony Lee gives it a Steampunk spin! After Professor Baltar’s clockwork Cylonics destroy the Colonial Empire, Arch Duke Adama learns that his son Apollo is missing! It’s up to Lady Athena to travel to the Sky Pirate world of the Rising Star and ask for help from the only hope she has – the disgraced Captain Starbuck and his humanoid / Daggit copilot Muffit…


215 Ink


ENORMOUS #3Enormous #3

(W) Tim Daniel (A/CA) Mehdi Cheggour

Military chaos. Governmental breakdown. Societal collapse. The natural order of life has been turned upside down as still even more of “The Enormous” rise up to claim the top spot on the food chain. James Coyle takes extreme measures, but for Ellen Grace, it’s already too late.


Zenescope Entertainment


GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #101GFT Grimm Fairy Tales #101

(W) Patrick Shand (A) Sergio Osuna (CA) Artgerm

A new era begins for Grimm Fairy Tales! With the four realms of power – Myst, Neverland, Oz, and Wonderland – at Sela Mather’s fingertips, life as the Guardian of Earth has never been more work. However, when Sela is put in charge of a group of young, powerful highborns, she finds that protecting the world from the threat of otherworldly forces may be the least of her worries.


GFT ROBYN HOOD ONGOING #1GFT Robyn Hood Ongoing #1

(W) Patrick Shand (A) Larry Watts (CA) David Finch

The most badass archer in comics is back in a brand new ongoing series! From drug lords to corrupt bankers to the things that go bump in the night, no evils that plague the streets will be safe when Robyn Locksley sets up shop as a private detective in New York City.


GFT VS WONDERLAND #2GFT Vs Wonderland #2

(W) Troy Brownfield (A) Luca Claretti (CA) Emilio Laiso

Final issue!

The battle between Calie and Sela rages on! The two most powerful forces in the Grimm Universe find themselves pitting against one another… but when something darker and more sinister rears its ugly head, will the heroes of Grimm Fairy Tales and Wonderland be able to put aside their differences long enough to save the world?


Cosmic Times


GIANT ROBOT WARRIOR MAINTENANCE CREW #1Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew #1

(W) Nate Hill (A) Mervyn McKoy (CA) Jerry Gaylord

Erica Pratch always wanted to pilot a giant robot, but when she received her rejection notice she opted for the next best thing – working inside of one as part of the maintenance crew. Now along with an eclectic crew of mechanics and misfits she saves the galaxy every day by making sure that, despite the efforts of the inept pilots and an infestation of space parasites, Herotron makes it home from every mission in one piece.


Kenzer & Company


KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #210Knights of the Dinner Table #210

(W) Jolly Blackburn, Various (A) Jolly Blackburn (CA) TBD

This multiple award-winning comic magazine features the hilarious misadventures of a group of gamers (the Knights) and their friends, along with useful role-playing and other articles for gamers, from a gamer’s perspective.  It’s a slice of (fantasy) life in strips, articles, reviews and features, and a wonderful celebration of the gaming culture!


Oni Press Inc.


LIFE AFTER #2Life After #2

(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A) Gabo (CA) Nick Pitarra

The afterlife is just beginning for Jude and his new friend, ERNEST F’ING HEMINGWAY, but the powers that be come to realize that there’s something very wrong in Purgatory. From Joshua Hale Failkov, the critically-acclaimed egomaniac behind THE BUNKER, and the humble and handsome breakout artist Gabo.


12-Gauge Comics


SHERWOOD TX #2Sherwood Tx #2

(W) Shane Berryhill (A) Daniel Hillyard (CA) Andrew Robinson

Rob Hood, shot and left for dead by members of the Nobles Motorcycle Club, has miraculously survived. After a year in hiding, Hood assumes the identity of a mysterious new member of the Jesters MC known only as “Loxley.” As ‘Bike Week’ begins in Nottingham, Texas, the disguised Hood puts his plans for revenge into motion. Don’t miss the second installment of this bold reimagining of the Robin Hood legend!


Bongo Comics


SIMPSONS COMICS #214Simpsons Comics #214

(W) James W. Bates (A) Nina Matsumoto (CA) Jason Ho

There’s a new comic convention coming to Springfield, and it’s Homer who’s going bananas over the chance to meet his favorite, primetime, primate TV star Christmas Ape!


Action Lab Entertainment


SKYWARD #9Skyward #9

(W/A/CA) Jeremy Dale

All-out war! Three Rivers is under attack by Herod’s armies, and it may just be up to Quinn, Abigail, and the Rabites to save the city from certain destruction! But wait, who rides on the horizon? Plus: a huge revelation you won’t see coming! From rising star creator Jeremy Dale, this issue also features a stellar homage variant cover by Gene Ha!


Tool Publications


WESTWARD #8Westward #8

(W/A/CA) Ken Krekeler

Victor West, once a shallow and superficial playboy that shirked all responsibility, has rescued his niece Penelope from the clutches of a terrorist organization. But the agents of C.L.A.W. continue their attacks, relentless and without mercy, helmed by an invisible doctor that no one has ever met. Now, Victor must work together with Penelope and Brain to take them down, and recover a weapon that could obliterate the dynasty of Westward Enterprises.


Archie Comics


WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DIGEST #42World of Archie Comics Digest #42

(W) Dan Parent (A/CA) Dan Parent & Various

Pack your bags with Veronica, she’s tagging along on her father’s business trip to Paris! When a family friend introduces her to a handsome young French filmmaker who just so happens to share a name with Veronica’s favorite redhead back home, Veronica finds herself falling for him! When the Archie back in Riverdale hears what happened, he’s ready to take drastic action! Take an international ride with a new love triangle in “Archie or Archie?!”, the lead story in this exciting digest!


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