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(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
On the eve of the rise and return of the greatest evil the world has ever seen, only Claire Connell and her family can save us as the mantle of ADVENTUREMAN passes between generations.
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49
(W) Nick Spencer, More (A) More (A/CA) Ryan Ottley
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we’re celebrating Spider-Style!
• As if things weren’t bad enough for Spider-Man with Sin-Eater’s reign of terror reaching riot level… THE GREEN GOBLIN IS BACK!
• Spidey has been through a lot, but even the worst things that have ever happened to Spider-Man have just been a prelude for what happens here, with an epic main story by a veritable Hall of Fame of Spider-Creators.
• As if that wasn’t enough, this issue also boasts a collection of prestige short stories by Tradd Moore, Kurt Busiek, Chris Bachalo
& Saladin Ahmed!
AMERICAN RONIN #1 (OF 5)
(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Aco
War is over, democracy an illusion, real power now lies not with nation states but huge corporations engaged in a silent war for global domination. Their number one weapon: highly-skilled, technologically-enhanced operatives trained since childhood to pledge their allegiance to the corporate flag. But what happens when one such operative breaks free of his mental chains and decides to bring the whole system down? Can one “Ronin” make a difference?
Midnight, the witching hour. Arkham is the scariest and most dangerous place in Gotham on a good day… but when the power is suddenly cut… super-sophisticated magnetic locks are now useless… and the worst inmates are released! Meanwhile, in the bowels of Arkham, Dr. Disparu has added the Riddler and Killer Croc to his insane plot to uncover Batman and The Maxx’s hidden secrets, buried deep in their inner psyches known as “Outbacks.” The plot thickens, and so does the tension, as Disparu’s secrets are finally revealed!
BLACK WIDOW #2
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Elena Casagrande (CA) Adam Hughes
WIDOW NO MORE?
Something is very wrong with Natasha Romanoff: she’s…happy?! Retirement definitely agrees with the world’s deadliest woman as she revels in the perfect life she never even dreamed she could have. But scratch the surface of that perfect life and you’ll find something very wrong…and a woman like Nat just can’t help but scratch.
(W) Eve Ewing (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Toni Infante
THE CHAMPIONS RETURN IN TROUBLED TIMES!
• A law is passed that goes against everything Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man founded the Champions for…But the world still needs heroes, even if the world doesn’t want them right now.
• After Ms. Marvel makes an unexpected and emotional announcement that her team won’t go down without a fight, a group of teen vigilantes gathers to plan their next move. But the C.R.A.D.L.E. task force is hot on their trail, and there’s a spy in their midst…
• Eve L. Ewing (IRONHEART, OUTLAWED) and Simone Di Meo (IMMORTAL HULK: THE BEST DEFENSE and VENOM: ACTS OF EVIL) team up for a dramatic new era of Champions that will define Marvel’s teen heroes for years to come!
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Mike Huddleston
There are many assassins in the known universe, this is the story of the most well-mannered one.
“I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with targets you don’t agree with or like.”
FIRE POWER BY KIRKMAN & SAMNEE #4
(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Chris Samnee, Matthew Wilson
Things go from bad to worse as Owen and Kellie’s night out turns into a nightmare! Thankfully, the kids are safe at home… aren’t they?
(W) Vita Ayala (A) Matteo Lolli (CA) Alex Ross
X OF SWORDS, PART 5
A secret flight. A long journey. A Thief and a Queen.
MY LITTLE PONY TRANSFORMERS #3 (OF 4)
(W) James Asmus, Sam Maggs (A) Priscilla Tramontano, Jack Lawrence (CA) Tony Fleecs
When Fluttershy and Discord’s tea time is interrupted by Soundwave, it’s robot logic vs. whimsical chaos! And Dash, sure that she can fly faster than any Autobot can drive, finds herself in a race with the one and only Windblade-let’s just hope Crasher and his Decepticon friends don’t make things too dangerous.
NEIL GAIMAN NORSE MYTHOLOGY #1
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Mike Mignola, Jerry Ordway (A/CA) P. Craig Russell
#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life-Ragnarök.
Having previously written about deities in American Gods and The Sandman, Gaiman teams with Russell to finally bring readers to follow the northern gods in their own setting in this comic book adaptation of the hit novel!
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG BAD GUYS #1 (OF 4)
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Jack Lawrence (CA) Aaron Hammerstrom
The mastermind behind the Metal Virus isn’t done yet. Ian Flynn returns to answer: What happened to Dr. Starline?
The Shadowy Scientist is back to his evil antics in Bad Guys! And what better place to concoct nefarious plans than one of Dr. Eggman’s abandoned bases? But that is easier said than done when badniks are guarding the entrance! Dr. Starline knows he can’t do it alone, so he decides to recruit some familiar and not so friendly faces.
STAR WARS #7
(W) Charles Soule (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Chris Sprouse
SHE WILL HAVE REVENGE!
• COMMANDER ELLIAN ZAHRA has been tasked by the terrifying DARTH VADER with the job of tracking down the remnants of the REBEL FLEET, scattered since the BATTLE OF HOTH.
• From the bridge of her flagship the TARKIN’S WILL, she hunts the galaxy, eradicating all resistance, her secret goal to destroy LEIA ORGANA.
• But why such hate for the PRINCESS OF ALDERAAN? The truth… will be REVEALED!
YOU GET A MJOLNIR, AND YOU GET A MJOLNIR, AND…
Everyone gets a hammer! That’s right – come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking…no worthiness required???
TRANSFORMERS BACK TO FUTURE #1 (OF 4)
(W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Juan Samu
Great Scott! Marty McFly has just returned from the adventure of a lifetime to a new, better Hill Valley?-everything’s looking up for him! That is, until Marty and his friend Doc Brown’s time machine attracts the attention of the Decepticons! With one small mistake, Marty finds himself once again thrust into adventure to stop the Decepticon plot in the past, present, and future… all with the help of a new time machine… the Autobot, Gigawatt!
Read it again! It’s time to revisit the historic independent series that took the entertainment world by storm 17 years ago! Follow Rick Grimes’s journey again, from the very beginning, but this time in STUNNING FULL COLOR by the masterful DAVE McCAIG.
This deluxe version will feature a memorable array of variant covers commemorating major character introductions and the series’ most memorable twists and turns. Each issue will include a new installment of “The Cutting Room Floor,” featuring ROBERT KIRKMAN’s original handwritten plots along with commentary on abandoned storylines and things that may have changed along the way. This deluxe, definitive presentation of the story in full color will NOT be collected any time soon, so these single issues will be the only way to experience this.
WE ONLY FIND THEM WHEN THEYRE DEAD #2
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Simone Di Meo
Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II escape from their tyrannical government – and chart a course straight to the first living god they can find! But the only thing more dangerous than what lies ahead of them…is who follows behind them.
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