APRIL 2016 PREVIEWS – NEW TITLES ADDED

Here are the latest titles added to our comic pullsheet.

DC Comics

ACTION COMICS #957
DC COMICS
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Patrick Zircher (CA) Mikel Janin
“PATH TO DOOM” chapter one
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrow’s newest protector: Lex Luthor. But it’s not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected – the new Clark Kent!
DON’T MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue!

 

 

AQUAMAN REBIRTH #1
DC
COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Oscar Jimenez (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
Born to both the surface and the sea, Arthur Curry walks in two worlds but can find a home in neither. The king of Atlantis looks to reconcile his split heritage as he embarks on a new mission that may finally make him choose between his two paths.
POLITICAL PLAYER: “As the leader of a world power,” writer Dan Abnett says, “Arthur believes it’s time Atlantis became part of the global community. Atlantis has been on the outside for too long: feared, mysterious and misunderstood. But that means getting the world used to Atlantis…and vice versa.

AQUAMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
“THE DROWNING” chapter one
Black Manta returns, and as Aquaman attempts to broker lasting peace between Atlantis and the surface world, his greatest foe engineers a plan to destroy everything and everyone the undersea hero loves.
THEY SAID IT: “I’m excited to draw a vast undersea world with all the visual flourishes of fantasy and science fiction that it affords,” says artist Brad Walker. “I’ve done so much work in outer space-based comics, and I love the freedom that affords.”

BMREBIRTHBATMAN REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King, Scott Snyder (A/CA) Mikel Janin
Longtime Batman and Eisner Award winning writer Scott Snyder co-writes with rising star writer Tom King!
EVIL 365: Gotham City faces the threat of the Calendar Man!

 

 

 

BM01BATMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Finch, Matt Batt Banning
“I AM GOTHAM” chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN’T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

 

 

DCREBIRTHDC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Gary Frank & Various (CA) Gary Frank
It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
THEY SAID IT: “Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe,” says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns. “It brings back what has been lost, the legacy of the characters, the love and the hope of the DCU!”

 

DET934DETECTIVE COMICS #934
DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
“RISE OF THE BATMEN” chapter one
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. It’s up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!
WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain, but is the villainous Clayface ready for redemption?

 

FLASHREBIRTHFLASH REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Carmine Di (CA) Karl Kerschl
Spinning directly out of the epic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the fastest man alive finds himself at the center of a DC Universe at a crossroads.
WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!

 

 

 

FLASH01FLASH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Carmine Di (CA) Karl Kerschl
“LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” chapter one
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never, well…you know. Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster debuts-but just where did this amazing new friend come from?
FLASH FACT: “2016 is the 60th anniversary of Barry Allen becoming The Flash and it’s a privilege to be a part of it,” says writer Joshua Williamson. “‘The Return of Barry Allen’ in FLASH #79 [1993] is one of my favorite comics of all time. It’s where I became a Flash fan for life.”

gothlumberGOTHAM ACADEMY/LUMBERJANES #1

DC COMICS/BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Chynna Clugston-Flores (A) Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (CA) Mingjue Helen Chen
What’s to Love: We adore DC’s Gotham Academy and it’s been on our wish list to have them somehow meet the Lumberjanes. From the great characters to the fun stories, we saw a world in which these two groups could coexist. Fast forward and here we are-the crossover event we’ve dreamed about and can’t wait to bring to you!

What It Is: Something sinister is happening at a mysterious building deep in the woods, drawing the Lumberjanes and the Gotham Academy kids separately to investigate. Is it a weird cabin? An abandoned asylum? The two groups band together to find out what exactly is going on. Featuring a connecting subscription cover by Brooke Allen!

GAREBIRTHGREEN ARROW REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Juan Ferreyra
Together again for the first time, the Emerald Archer meets Black Canary. Questioning everything Green Arrow believes in, Dinah Lance throws the hero’s world upside down, forcing him to question what he cares about more: his morals or his money?
BULLSEYE: “Readers are aching for the reunion of Green Arrow and Black Canary, and we’re finally going to give it to them.” says writer Benjamin Percy. “Also returning? Green Arrow’s goatee.”

 

GA01GREEN ARROW #1
DC COMICS
(W) Ben Percy (A) Otto Schmidt (CA) Juan Ferreyra
“THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OLIVER QUEEN” chapter one
As Oliver struggles with how he can fight “the man” when his huge fortune makes him the man, he and Black Canary uncover a deadly new threat to Seattle that cuts the Archer to the bone.
THEY SAID IT: “My touchstones are [former GA writers] Dennis O’Neil and Mike Grell, while trying to make the series my own,” says writer Benjamin Percy. “Green Arrow will be a politically and culturally relevant series. Expect stories that aim a broadhead into the zeitgeist, that are ripped from the headlines.”

GLREBIRTHGREEN LANTERNS REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Geoff Johns, Sam Humphries (A/CA) Ethan Van
Creative powerhouse Geoff Johns puts the ring on again as he, cowriter Sam Humphries and artist Ethan Van Sciver debut a new era of emerald greatness! Rookie Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz tackle the universe’s toughest beat: Earth.
HOT TICKET: Geoff and Ethan brought Hal Jordan to epic status with the original GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH.

 

 

GL01GREEN LANTERNS #1
DC COMICS
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Robson Rocha (CA) Robson Rocha, Joe Prado
“RED PLANET” chapter one
New Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as “Red Planet” begins to rise, the partners find themselves confronted with a unimaginable threat from Bleez and the Red Lanterns!
THEY SAID IT: “I am psyched for GREEN LANTERNS!” says writer Sam Humphries. “Myself, Simon, and Jessica are all new to the DC Universe. We’re gonna have a blast exploring it-if we don’t destroy it first.”

SMREBIRTHSUPERMAN REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Doug Mahnke
The world needs a Man of Steel, but can Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane?
IT BEGINS: Now it’s Clark’s turn to be Pa Kent and teach his son what it means to be super, but who is hunting Superman’s son-and why?

 

 

SM01SUPERMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
“THE SON OF SUPERMAN” chapter one
The Last Son of Krypton must decide whether to help his young son use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world.
THE CREATORS: The team supreme that brought fans the adventures of Damian Wayne in “Batman and Robin” returns for the adventures of Superman and his offspring.

 

 


TTREBIRTHTITANS REBIRTH #1

DC COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Friends. Teammates. Titans. Donna Troy, Arsenal, Garth, Lilith, and Nightwing were all that and more until a mysterious force erased their memories, forcing them to forget what they could accomplish together. Reunited with their memories returned, the Titans must destroy the interdimensional demon that broke them apart and threatens reality itself.
THEY SAID IT: “Grayson and Donna were a few of the characters I first worked on at DC, so it feels like a homecoming for me,” explains penciller Brett Booth. “I’m beyond happy!”
WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!

WWREBIRTHWONDER WOMAN REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Greg Rucka (A) Paulo Siqueira, Liam Sharp (CA) Liam Sharp
After suffering an unimaginable loss, Wonder Woman must rebuild her mission as Earth’s ultimate protector and champion.
DON’T MISS: New York Times best selling writer Greg Rucka returns to Wonder Woman with a tale that will forever alter the DC icon.

 

 

WW01WONDER WOMAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Liam Sharp
“THE LIES” chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman’s past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: “Drawing Wonder Woman isn’t just drawing a comic, it’s drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world,” exclaims artist Liam Sharp. “To get to draw her in her 75th year, with a new storyline scribed by no less than Greg Rucka, makes this without doubt the most important drawing gig of my 30 years in comics.”

DC Comics - LICENSED

WACKY RACELAND #1
DC COMICS
(W) Ken Pontac (A/CA) Leonardo Manco
The world has ended, but the race has just begun! Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect and the rest of the Wacky Racers vie for the finish line in a contest where the winner takes all and second place is death. Today’s trial: the shattered maze of freeways known as the Überpass, where they’re beset by giant sand beasts, mutated insects, and worst of all, Dick Dastardly’s murderously poor sportsmanship. The last thing they need after surviving the race is a brutal bar fight in a local dive, but that’s just what they get!

 

DC Comics – YOUNG READERS

ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Sterling Gates (A) Bengal (CA) Cat Staggs
When an escaped prisoner from Fort Rozz interrupts a football game, Supergirl is on the scene to take her down. But Rampage is mad about more important things than a sporting event-and no pesky super-hero can stop her quest for revenge!


 

 

Marvel Comics


CWAMAZINGCIVIL WAR II AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christos N. Gage (A) Travel Foreman (CA) Khary Randolph
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN GETS CAUGHT UP IN CIVIL WAR II! There’s a new Inhuman with the ability to seemingly predict the future, and as the heroes of the Marvel Universe continue to grapple with their feelings about his very existence one thing almost everyone can agree on is that he bears a tremendous responsibility to use his powers safely. Peter Parker, aka THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, knows a thing or two about that — too bad he’s also got the ol’ Parker luck working against him.
Rated T+

CWCHOOSINGCIVIL WAR II CHOOSING SIDES #1 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Various (A) Declan Shalvey & Various (CA) Jim Cheung
If you knew something bad was about to happen, would you stop it? How far would you go? The line is drawn. Everyone in the Marvel Universe has to ask themselves: are you with Captain Marvel or Iron Man? Kicking off an all-new series, this first issue features Nick Fury, Damage Control and Night Thrasher!
Rated T+

 

CWGODS CIVIL WAR II GODS OF WAR #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Jay Anacleto
The world is on the brink of chaos, with heroes on all sides of the war… but when only the best are called into action, where will the world’s first super hero land? Join us for an all-new epic Civil War II series that takes Hercules right to the front lines! As a God, is he responsible for a larger roll in the potential destruction of the Marvel Universe? Or does he have the power to alter fate?!
Rated T+

 

CWXMEN CIVIL WAR II X-MEN #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Andrea Broccardo (CA) David Yardin
Terrigen Mists circle the globe, igniting the Inhuman race while crippling mutantkind, pitting the two nations against one another. But when a new Inhuman with the ability to profile the future emerges, the X-Men fear that he may tip the scales in the Inhumans’ favor, spelling doom for their kind. And one mutant is willing to wage war with the Inhumans AND his own people to prevent that from coming to pass… The X-Men enter the fray of CIVIL WAR II when the world’s most terrifying mutant, MAGNETO, takes mutantkind’s fate into his own hands!
Rated T+

DEADPOOLGAMBITDEADPOOL VS GAMBIT #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A) Danillo Beyruth (CA) Kevin Wada
Gambit-one of the smoothest, best-looking operators in the world of the X-Men. Deadpool-one of the most annoying, ugliest dirtbags in the world of everything. Naturally, these guys got beef. But do you know what they have in common? A secret history of working together to pull con-jobs. That’s right-the grift is on as the Regeneratin’ Degenerate and the Ragin’ Cajun begrudgingly take on one last job together. Writers Ben Acker & Ben Blacker (THUNDERBOLTS, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) and artist Danilo Beyruth (GWENPOOL) lead us into the dirty underbelly of Deadpool and the squeaky-clean abs of Gambit!
Parental Advisory

VOTELOKIVOTE LOKI #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christopher Hastings (A) Langdon Foss (CA) Tradd Moore
Loki is many things — god, trickster, brother, liar, son, villain, even hero. Now he wants to add one more thing to the list: President of the United States. That’s right, the God of Lies has set his sights on becoming the ruler of the free world, but is this just another scheme? One thing’s for certain — with Loki’s winning smile and silver tongue on the campaign trail, this election just got a lot more interesting…
Rated T+

Marvel Comics - Star Wars


HANSOLOSTAR WARS HAN SOLO #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A) Mark Brooks (CA) Lee Bermejo
Everyone’s favorite scoundrel gets his very own series! Han is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion – rescuing a number of informants and spies. His cover for the assignment? Only the biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy! You know – the race Han has dreamt of winning his entire life. Will he keep his mind on the mission? And can he manage to pull it off while keeping the lead? Best-selling author Marjorie Liu (X-MEN) comes to the Galaxy Far, Far Away along with superstar cover artist Mark Brooks (ULTIMATE X-MEN) in his return to interior art! Face it, readers – there aren’t enough scoundrels in your life!
Rated T

STARWARSADAPTIONSTAR WARS FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chuck Wendig (A) Luke Ross (CA) Esad Ribic
It’s true-all of it! The biggest movie of the year jumps from the big screen to the comic book page! It’s been three decades since the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star and toppled the Galactic Empire…but now, on the remote planet of Jakku…there is a stirring in the Force. A young scavenger named Rey…a deserting stormtrooper named Finn…an ace pilot name Poe…and a dark apprentice named Kylo Ren…Their lives are about to collide as the awakening begins. Written by Chuck Wendig (STAR WARS: AFTERMATH) and drawn by Luke Ross (HERCULES), take us on our first steps back into the Saga of a lifetime!
Rated T

Image Comics

JUPLEGV2JUPITERS LEGACY VOL 2 #1 (OF 5) CVR A QUITELY (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Mark Millar (A) Frank Quitely, Peter Doherty (CA) Frank Quitely
IT’S HERE! The sequel to industry sales-beast JUPITER’S LEGACY is back and it boasts monthly FRANK QUITELY! Superhero offspring Hutch and Chloe have come out of hiding with son Jason to assemble a team of super-crooks from around the globe.

 

 

MIDNIGHTSOULMIDNIGHT OF THE SOUL #1 (OF 5) (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Howard Chaykin
It’s 1950, and Joel Breakstone, former GI and liberator of Auschwitz, is seriously damaged goods. He hasn’t exhaled a sober breath in five years-until the sheltered life he’s created for himself unravels and he begins the long night that will change his life forever.

 

 

 

SHEWOLFSHE WOLF #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Rich Tommaso
SHE WOLF is a surreal exploration in horror as the story follows a teenage girl who believes she’s been bitten by a savage werewolf. Soon after she begins to experience feverish nightmares that seamlessly bleed into her everyday reality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indy Comics


ACTIONMANACTION MAN #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) John Barber (A) Paolo Villanelli (CA) Chris Evenhuis
ACTION MAN IS DEAD-LONG LIVE ACTION MAN! He’s the world’s greatest special agent… until he dies saving the planet, with all the world’s eyes on him. Now his young protégé has to step into the role-whether he’s ready or not!

 

 

 

CONTROLCONTROL #1 (OF 6)  (MR)
D. E.
(W) Andy Diggle, Angela Cruickshank (A) Andrea Mutti (CA) Ben Oliver
Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham isn’t making any friends in the Washington DC Police Department. That makes her the perfect scapegoat when a routine homicide investigation threatens to blow open a criminal conspiracy that reaches to the upper echelons of the DC power elite. Kate makes it go away, or they make her go away. Cop or criminal, power is all about control, applied top-down from the penthouse elite to the hustlers on the street. But what happens when the street pushes back…?

 

CRYPTOCRACYCRYPTOCRACY #1 (MR)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Van Jensen (A/CA) Pete Woods
For time beyond memory, the Nine Families watched from the shadows, believing themselves shepherds and manipulating whole societies as they saw fit. Nothing happened that they didn’t observe or control. Outsiders knew naught of the Families, much less threatened them. Until now.

 

 

HILLBILLYHILLBILLY #1
ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W/A/CA) Eric Powell
An Appalachian Mountain fantasy epic that tells the story of Rondel. A lonely figure who wanders the wooded hills among witches and magical creatures as a folktale hero to those who dwell in this gritty dream world.

 

 

 

JOYNERSJOYNERS #1 (MR)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) R. J. Ryan (A/CA) David Marquez
What’s to Love: The story Comic Book Resources called “a game changer” returns in an all-new, full-color serialized format! A landmark work by Invincible Iron Man & Civil War II artist David Marquez and longtime collaborator R.J. Ryan, featuring new color art by Bitch Planet’s Kelly Fitzpatrick.

What It Is: In 2062 Northern California, technology mogul George Joyner stands on the brink of revolutionizing American life (again) with his latest high-flying creation. Unfortunately, his family life is a mess, and his wife Sonya has had enough. Can George pull it together before she decides to leave him for good?

 

LADYMECKBOYSLADY MECHANIKA LOST BOYS OF WEST ABBEY #1 (OF 2)
BENITEZ PRODUCTIONS
(W) M. M. Chen (A/CA) Joe Benitez, Peter Steigerwald
The best-selling steampunk comic is back with a brand new story by the original art team! Lady Mechanika returns home from her adventures in the Dark Continent only to find a killer on the loose in Mechanika City. What connection does he have to Lady Mechanika’s past?

 

 

 

LAMUERTALA MUERTA DESCENT #1  (MR)
COFFIN COMICS
(W) Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean (A) Joel Gomez (CA) Mike Krome
Present day. Maria Diaz, a US soldier, returns from Afghanistan to be reunited with her family on the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos. But her brother has fallen in with The Zavalas, a death-worshipping crime cartel led by the nefarious Mama Z. When they see the family celebrating, they believe they’ve been ripped off by them. The entire family is murdered in cold blood. Maria wakes out of a coma Eight months later to find her family dead and gone. She seeks justice finds none: Daring the impossible, Maria decides to avenge her family and send the Zavala’s to hell. Can one woman defeat an entire crime cartel and what will be the cost to her humanity? Standard cover by Mike Krome, Bones cover by Joel Gomez, Premium cover by Scott Lewis, and Naughty cover by Monte Moore.

 

LANDTIMEFORGOTLAND THAT TIME FORGOT #1 
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Giancarlo Caracuzzo (CA) Mike Wolfer
One hundred years ago, Bowen Tyler, a handful of British allies, and the crew of a German U-33 submarine were lost at sea. What they discovered was something that defied time, and all of known science: the island of Caspak! Hidden inside impregnable rock walls lay a prehistoric world, filled with terrifying creatures and murderous primitives from every era of time and evolution. Somehow, the island was never again found, and the stories of the survivors of Caspak were considered fantasy. Today, an expedition has been launched by Tyler’s great granddaughter Abby, a quest to find concrete evidence of his adventure. But what she and her research team will uncover is something far deadlier and more shocking than they could ever have imagined, as the modern day explorers find themselves thrust into The Land That Time Forgot!

 

LUCASSTANDLUCAS STAND #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kurt Sutter, Caitlin Kittredge (A) Jesus Hervas (CA) Steve Berman
What’s to Love: Ever since we first saw Sons of Anarchy, we knew creator Kurt Sutter had an amazing comic book story in him. Now we’ve got it in Lucas Stand, his first, original comic book series. If you’ve been looking for a new antihero like Jax Teller to root for, Lucas Stand fits the bill.

What It Is: Lucas Stand is a military vet who can’t reintegrate into society and has emotionally cut himself off from the people he loves. At his lowest, Lucas does something he can’t take back. Hell comes calling, offering him the opportunity to make things right. Demons escaping Hell are upsetting the balance of evil, and now Lucifer has recruited Lucas to send them back. It doesn’t matter in what era the demons escape-World War II, old-timey Hollywood, Vietnam, present day-he must learn to fit in both the past and the present. Given new purpose, Lucas starts to rebuild himself and his life, even as he struggles at the human cost that comes with it.

gothlumberLUMBERJANES/GOTHAM ACADEMY #1

BOOM! STUDIOS/DC COMICS
(W) Chynna Clugston-Flores (A) Rosemary Valero-O’Connell (CA) Mingjue Helen Chen
What’s to Love: We adore DC’s Gotham Academy and it’s been on our wish list to have them somehow meet the Lumberjanes. From the great characters to the fun stories, we saw a world in which these two groups could coexist. Fast forward and here we are-the crossover event we’ve dreamed about and can’t wait to bring to you!

What It Is: Something sinister is happening at a mysterious building deep in the woods, drawing the Lumberjanes and the Gotham Academy kids separately to investigate. Is it a weird cabin? An abandoned asylum? The two groups band together to find out what exactly is going on. Featuring a connecting subscription cover by Brooke Allen!

 

MERRYMENMERRY MEN #1 (OF 5) (MR)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Robert Rodi (A/CA) Jackie Lewis
13th century England. Robert Godwinson, former lover of King Richard, lives with his band of Merry Men in Sherwood Forest, away from the watchful eye of Prince John, who has outlawed homosexuality. Though isolated, the men live in peace-that is, until a stranger approaches their camp asking for aid to a nearby town under siege by the Sheriff of Nottingham. Robert-nicknamed Robin-is reluctant to help, but equally eager to get rid of this perplexing stranger… and to put his formidable bow-and-arrow to use. It’s Robin Hood like you’ve never seen him before, based on scholarly speculation about what’s really behind the outlaw’s legend.

NORMANNORMAN #1 (OF 5) CVR A SILAS (MR)
TITAN COMICS
(W/A/CA) Stan Silas
Norman is a blue-eyed, blond-haired psychopath. He’s also a little kid. And he really likes to kill people. Queen Bee of the Schoolyard, Grace, seems to have a knack for it, too. But she’s nothing like Norman! He’s a sicko. Grace is just… enacting a little vengeance. That’s all.

 

 

 
PROMETHEUSPROMETHEUS LIFE AND DEATH #1 
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Andrea Mutti (CA) David Palumbo
Colonial Marines have commandeered a mysterious alien ship-wresting it from the savage Predators who also wanted it. But now the owner of the vessel has awakened, and the marines find themselves trapped in space with an angry god!

 

 

 

REVISIONISTREVISIONIST #1
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Frank Barbiere (A/CA) Garry Brown
New series! How far would you go to save reality? Martin Monroe is The Revisionist-a time-traveling assassin tasked with repairing our fractured timeline. Forced to place his trust in his estranged father, Martin will have to overcome his troubled past to save the future-but can he live with his decisions?

Join the all-star creative team of writer FRANK J. BARBIERE (Five Ghosts, Avengers World), artist GARRY BROWN (Black Road, The Massive), and colorist LAUREN AFFE (The Paybacks, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter) for the first chapter of an all-new action/sci-fi adventure about fathers, sons, and time travel!

 

SSB2SATAN’S #@%!& II  (MR)
ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W/A/CA) Eric Powell
The long awaited sequel to Eric Powell’s notorious Satan’s *&%@$ Baby! No one is safe in this pull no punches mature readers satire! Available one time only! Never to be reprinted! Not sold digitally!

 

 

 

SHADOWMARGOSHADOW DEATH OF MARGO LANE #1 (OF 5) 
D. E.
(W/A/CA) Matt Wagner
Legendary creator Matt Wagner returns to both write and draw an all-new tale for the first and most famous of all pulp heroes, The Shadow! Following his critically-acclaimed work on The Shadow: Year One and Grendel vs. The Shadow, Wagner once again lends his masterful talents to unveil “what evil lurks in the hearts of men.” In a storyline that is sure to rock The Shadow’s relentless crusade against crime, Dynamite is proud to bring readers The Death of Margo Lane, a five-issue series written and drawn by Wagner and colored by his talented son, Brennan Wagner. For years, Margo Lane has served as The Shadow’s faithful “friend and companion,” the closest and most intimate of all his many agents. But when will that proximity to The Shadow’s dark and violent world take its ultimate toll on her? And what effect will his lover’s loss have on the driven and brooding Master of Darkness? This series presents a powerful and resonant tale in the sort of pulse-pounding pulp style that only Matt Wagner could deliver!


SHERLOCKPINKSHERLOCK A STUDY IN PINK #1 (OF 6)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss (A/CA) Jay
The Japanese Sherlock manga comes to the USA and UK for the first time ever! Adapting the episodes of the smash-hit Hartswood Films/Masterpiece television series that sees Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) tackling brain-teasing crimes in modern-day London, this stunning manga is presented in its original right-to-left reading order, and in the full chapters as originally serialised. Each oversized issue comes with a selection of brand-new covers by some of the best Sherlock artists around! #1 kicks things off with a 52-page special. Meet Sherlock and Watson for the first time, all over again!

STRANGEATTRACTORS STRANGE ATTRACTORS #1

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Charles Soule (A) Greg Scott, Soo Lee
What’s to Love: Writer Charles Soule (Daredevil, Civil War) crafted a mind-bending story about how chaos math kept New York City from collapsing under itself. Presented for the first time as a limited series, each oversized issue of Strange Attractors features 30 pages of content, including new, never-before-seen bonus story pages.

What It Is: Dr. Brownfield believes that a series of cataclysmic events are coming to New York City, and someone has to keep the city safe after he’s gone. Enter Heller Wilson, a brilliant mathematics student, who discovers that his ailing, perhaps insane, mentor has been saving New York City from societal collapse by a series of “adjustments,” a la the Butterfly Effect. But now, all signs point toward an impending disaster. Can Wilson take what little he’s learned and save the city in time?

TALESDARKSIDETALES FROM THE DARKSIDE #1

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
Joe Hill’s nerve-shredding re-imagining of Tales from the Darkside never made it to your TV set…but the dead are restless and refuse to stay buried! This summer, IDW releases DARKSIDE, a four-issue comic-book adaptation of the episodes written by Hill and illustrated here by Locke & Key co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez! Three stories of the macabre and malevolent! One coulda-been, shoulda-been TV epic on paper with pictures that don’t move! Step out of the warm, sunlit world you think of as reality and get ready to take a chilling walk… on the DARKSIDE.


TMNTBEBOPTMNT BEBOP & ROCKSTEADY DESTROY EVERYTHING #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ben Bates, Dustin Weaver (A) Ben Bates (CA) Nick Pitarra
After their defeat in TMNT #50, the dull-witted Bebop and Rocksteady, everyone’s favorite warthog and rhino mutants, are feeling dejected and without purpose. However, when they stumble across a time-travel scepter, they realize that their craziest, most destructive adventure awaits! Will the universe survive?

 


TRANSTILLTRANSFORMERS TILL ALL ARE ONE #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Mairghread Scott (A/CA) Sara Pitre-Durocher
PEACE IN OUR TIME! STARSCREAM and WINDBLADE have given everything to bring together CYBERTRON’s Lost Colonies into a Council Of Worlds. But when the increasingly brutal tactics of STARSCREAM’s secret police increase tension among the former DECEPTICONS… how long can the Council maintain this fragile peace?

 

 


WEIRDDETECTIVEWEIRD DETECTIVE #1 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Fred Van Lente (A/CA) Guiu Vilanova
The streets of New York have been plagued by a pattern of crimes too weird and bizarre for the average detective. Lurking in the evidence are shadows of loathsome horrors from beyond space and time, seeking to usher in the unimaginable evil of the Old Ones. And the only man capable of fighting against the unspeakable terrors isn’t a man at all. Detective Sebastian Greene is one of them-it takes a monster to catch a monster.

 

 

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CLARENECQUESTCLARENCE QUEST #1 (C: 1-0-0)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(A) Scott Maynard, Matt Smigel (CA) Veronica Fish
What’s to Love: Well into its second season on Cartoon Network, the award-nominated and popular Clarence animated series is the perfect blend of optimism and the celebration of childhood. Our comics are the perfect extension for fans seeking even more content!

 

 

 

 

 

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