JANUARY 2016 PREVIEWS – NEW TITLES ADDED

Here are the latest titles added to our comic pullsheet.

DC Comics

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #1
DC COMICS
(W) Gerry Conway & Various (A) Eduardo Pansica & Various (CA) Aaron Lopresti
It’s four powerhouse tales in one colossal comic, as some of comics’ most legendary talents launch new tales of Firestorm, Metamorpho, Metal Men and Sugar and Spike-that’s right, Sugar and Spike!
FIRESTORM
Written by GERRY CONWAY
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER
Firestorm is back! To save Jason Rausch, Firestorm will need to retrieve Danton Black’s stolen research from Professor Stein’s lab. But if Jason can’t fuse with Ronnie by the Firestorm Protocol…who can?
METAL MEN
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT
Doctor Will Magnus’ Metal Men may be the next step in robotics technology, but when the mysterious cyber-terrorist known only as Nameless comes after them, they may have met their match!
METAMORPHO
Written by AARON LOPRESTI
Art by AARON LOPRESTI with MATT BANNING
Metamorpho-a prisoner of millionaire industrialist Simon Stagg! Now, the only person who can save him is Stagg’s beautiful daughter, Sapphire!? But can they defeat Stagg’s prehistoric bodyguard, Java?
SUGAR & SPIKE
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by BILQUIS EVELY
The last time we saw Sugar and Spike, they were still in diapers! Now, they’re grown up, and they’ve become private investigators who specialize in cleaning up embarrassing problems for the DCU’s greatest heroes. Sugar & Spike’s first assignment: retrieve a cache of Batman’s retired costumes that have been stolen by Killer Moth!

 

DC Comics – VERTIGO

SUICIDERS KING OF HELLA #1 (OF 6) (MR)
DC COMICS
(W) Lee Bermejo (A) Alessandro Vitti, Lee Bermejo (CA) Lee Bermejo
A whole generation has grown up since the Great Quake, and people like Trix and her brother Johnny don’t know what life was like before New Angeles crumbled. Suffice to say, they’ve learned how to make the most of living inside the walled city, and particularly within their ‘hood. Johnny is the leader of the Kings of HelL.A., a street gang ready to protect its turf against any and all comers-though Johnny may have taken things too far when he crossed Leonard, a former Suicider known as the Coyote. Things are about to get a whole lot more violent.
Meanwhile, Trix is finding love in the arms of Johnny’s best friend, and their star-crossed romance is going to bring trouble of an entirely different kind.
The second chapter in Lee Bermejo’s acclaimed SUICIDERS series shows us a completely different side of life in New Angeles. Joining Bermejo for KINGS OF HELL.A. is artist Alessandro Vitti (RED LANTERNS), whose kinetic style perfectly fits SUICIDERS’ brutal landscape.


Marvel Comics

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN AND SILK SPIDERFLY EFFECT #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Todd Nauck (CA) W. Scott Forbes
Spider-Man and Silk aren’t necessarily pals right now, but they’ve got no choice but to work together when they accidentally travel back in time to just BEFORE they got their spider-powers! Now, they have to get along while stopping a threat to the timeline…WITHOUT accidentally wiping out their own powers! Writer Robbie Thompson (Silk, Venom: Spaceknight) teams with artist Todd Nauck (Nightcrawler, Amazing Spider-Man) to bring us a tale of Amazing Anachronistic Arachnids! Collecting the first two chapters of the Infinite Comic series.
Rated T

BLACK WIDOW #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Samnee, Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee
S.H.I.E.L.D.’S MOST WANTED!
The Eisner Award-winning team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are taking Black Widow on the lam! Natasha has spent years gathering secrets, and when some of the darkest ones begin mysteriously going public, no one is safe. With her betrayed former confederates at S.H.I.E.L.D. on her heels and a lifetime of training and ingenuity at her disposal, Natasha’s out for answers in a knock-down-drag-out tale of action and espionage! Hidden enemies, old friends and unusual allies collide, and all eyes are on Black Widow. The chase is on!
Rated T+

 

HYPERION #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chuck Wendig (A) Nicole Virella (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
HYPERION IS BACK!
Or is he? The high-powered hero is hiding in plain sight, driving a truck across the U.S. to learn about the country he has adopted. Along the way, he picks up a lone runaway named Doll, who has more baggage than he anticipated. Doll is in danger, chased by a pack of freaks and lunatics known as THE CARNIES. Will Hyperion reveal himself to save her? Maybe! Will he use a tractor trailer as a baseball bat? Probably!
Rated T+

 

INFINITY ENTITY #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jim Starlin (A/CA) Alan Davis
FROM THE PAGES OF THE THANOS: THE INFINITY RELATIVITY OGN!
When last we saw Adam Warlock, he was a captive of Annihilus of the Negative Zone. So where does THE INFINITY ENTITY #1 find him? Hanging with the original Avengers? Then things start getting weird. But what else would you expect from the cosmic team of Jim Starlin and Alan Davis? Guest starring the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Rated T+

 

InternationalIMINTERNATIONAL IRON MAN #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
Who is Tony Stark, really? Since learning that he was adopted as a baby, this question has cast a shadow over Stark’s life. Now, it is time to uncover what his legacy truly is, a journey that will carry Tony into new directions as a man and as a super hero. Alongside his strange new quasi-ally Doctor Doom, Iron Man will discover new things about the Marvel Universe he didn’t know existed before! A character deconstruction from Bendis and Maleev along the lines of their award-winning DAREDEVIL run!
Rated T+X-MEN 92 #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Sims, Chad Bowers (A) Alti Firmansyah (CA) David Nakayama
The X-Men of the 90s are back! Continuing from the hit Secret Wars series starring the X-Men of a more EXTREME decade. With Cassandra Nova defeated, the X-Men have taken in all the young mutants she had rounded up and are officially reopening the Xavier School for Gifted Children…but being responsible won’t stop them from having crazy adventures! Especially when Omega Red shows up with the (Formerly) Soviet Super Soldiers!
Rated T

mockinbird

MOCKINGBIRD #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chelsea Cain (A) Kate Niemczyk (CA) Joëlle Jones
BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! Now in her own ongoing series!
Bobbi Morse is Mockingbird, S.H.I.E.L.D.’s most versatile, most in-demand agent!
But a string of missions gone wrong indicate that something strange is lurking within S.H.I.E.L.D.’s own medical and recovery network. How far will Mockingbird have to go in order to solve this puzzle box and get to the truth? Bestselling author Chelsea Cain teams with newcomer Kate Niemczyk.
Rated T+

 

x-men92X-MEN 92 #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Sims, Chad Bowers (A) Alti Firmansyah (CA) David Nakayama
The X-Men of the 90s are back! Continuing from the hit Secret Wars series starring the X-Men of a more EXTREME decade. With Cassandra Nova defeated, the X-Men have taken in all the young mutants she had rounded up and are officially reopening the Xavier School for Gifted Children…but being responsible won’t stop them from having crazy adventures! Especially when Omega Red shows up with the (Formerly) Soviet Super Soldiers!
Rated T

Marvel Comics - Disney

hauntedMansioHAUNTED MANSION #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jorge Coehlo (CA) E.M. Gist
WELCOME, FOOLISH MORTALS, TO THE HAUNTED MANSION!
It seems that no one lives in the elegant mansion on the hill…but then where’s that creepy organ music coming from? Are the iron gates meant to keep people out…or some things in? Get ready to meet the 999 ghosts of the Haunted Mansion…but be warned, they’re looking for the 1000th! The delightfully chilling Disney attraction comes to (after)life in an all-new story, penned by JOSHUA WILLAMSON with art by JORGE COELHO! Don’t miss the next great Disney Kingdoms adventure, and the most spine-tingling experience you’ll find this side of a Doom Buggy!
Rated T

 

Marvel Comics – Younger Readers

ULTspider-contestMARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE CIVIL WAR #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
AVENGER VS. AVENGER!
• Thanos has been defeated, but the Avengers’ biggest challenge may come from within their own ranks!
• Captain America makes a discovery that may tear the team apart!
• And: Witness the origin of one of the Avengers’ greatest villains!
All Ages

 

MU-civilwarMARVEL UNIVERSE ULT SPIDER-MAN CONTEST CHAMPIONS #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
THE CONTEST BEGINS!
• A mysterious being is abducting Earth’s heroes!
• Now, Spider-Man and the Avengers must battle their greatest foes for the fate of the planet!
• Be here for the start of the next great super
hero crossover!
All Ages

 

 

Image Comics

13TH ARTIFACT ONE SHOT
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Amit Chauhan (A) Eli Powell (CA) Linda Sejic
2015 TOP COW TALENT HUNT WINNER!
Stranded on a mysterious alien planet after her shuttle crashes, astronaut Valentina Kedr is desperate to find a way to survive. With her oxygen rapidly running out, she decides to explore her new surroundings. Upon discovering a civilization on the planet, will her curiosity lead to her downfall?

 

 

CIRCUIT BREAKER #1 (OF 5)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Kevin McCarthy (A/CA) Kyle Baker
When the heroic robots that saved Japan during World War IV are outlawed, they turn against mankind, waging a campaign of terror across the last city on Earth. Their creator builds one more soldier-disguised as his teenaged granddaughter-and tasks her with dismantling the marauding mechanical militia. But as she begins to question her programming, will she be the last hope for humanity, or the final nail in our coffin?

 

disciplineDISCIPLINE #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
Between fighting her sister and hating her husband, Melissa still finds time to fall in lust with a stranger who’s an awful lot more than he seems. What appears to be a simple seduction is revealed as something much darker and more dangerous. This controversial and erotically-charged tale of sex, death, and metamorphosis begins with an explosion of carnality and weirdness.

 

 

powerlinesPOWER LINES #1 (OF 6) (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Jimmie Robinson
“Street Hero”
A local street hood surviving in a crime-infested ghetto has his life turned around when an ancient magic grants him superhuman powers-except his ability only activates in an upscale white community that may not accept him.

Gritty, racially charged street-wise drama!

 

 

Indy Comics

3 DEVILS #1 (OF 4)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A/CA) Bo Hampton
3 Devils, from writer/artist Bo Hampton, is a high-action, supernatural western that centers around a pact of vengeance sworn by a tragically orphaned Gypsy girl, an ex-slave with no soul, and a carnival freak billed as the Human Wolf. Gaining strength and courage from each other, they set off across the Old West-in search of the three hideous, inhuman entities that caused their torment and haunt their lives.

 

 

ANOTHER CASTLE #1
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Andrew Wheeler (A/CA) Paulina Ganucheau
Princess Misty of Beldora longs for a more exciting life, but gets more than she bargained for when she is captured by Lord Badlug, the ruler of the neighboring kingdom of Grimoire. He intends to marry her and conquer Beldora, leading the land into ruin and chaos. Together with the long-suffering citizens of Grimoire and a certain bumbling prince, Misty must fight to protect her kingdom and free both realms from Badlug’s tyrannical rule.

 

ARMY OF DARKNESS FURIOUS ROAD #1 (OF 5)
D. E.
(W) Nancy A. Collins (A) Kewber Baal (CA) Tyler Crook
Twenty years from “now”: The Deadites and their Army of Darkness have succeeded in bringing down Western civilization. An unexpected upshot of the demons taking over was supernatural species such as vampires, witches, and werewolves forming an uneasy alliance with humanity in order to survive. The only hope for both mankind and monsters alike is a ritual that will send the Deadites back to the hell that birthed them. But first, a rag-tag crew that includes the Frankenstein Monster and Eva, the Daughter of Dracula, have to track down the fabled spell book known as the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis and deal with its guardian, a certain Ashley “Ash” Williams.

 

DELETE #1 (OF 4) (MR)
DEVILS DUE /1FIRST COMICS, LLC
(W) Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
In the near future, where science can implant or remove human memories and the government uses brain scan technology in criminal investigations, a mute girl witnesses a multiple murder and must turn to a handyman for protection from the police and an army of killers. From the Harley Quinn team of writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Grey and artist John Timms, with covers by Amanda Conner.

 

GODZILLA OBLIVION #1 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A) Brian Churilla (CA) Graham Nakamura
A scientist has created a portal to another dimension-one where monsters rule supreme! A terrifying expedition begins into a world where hope has died and Godzilla is the unrivaled King of the Monsters. But what happens when a baby kaiju hitches a ride back to the original, monster-less dimension?

 

 

JUNGLE FANTASY VIXENS #1 (OF 2) (MR)
BOUNDLESS COMICS
(W) Dan Wickline (A) Renato Camilo & Various (CA) Renato Camilo
Jungle Fantasy is back as the Vixens return to the wild side! Experience the exciting return to the world of Jungle Fantasy for the first time in a decade. The Vixens, Kit and Lani, came to this exotic world when their spacecraft crash landed. Wholly unprepared for living life in the wild, they are learning the hard way how to avoid getting eaten by dinosaurs and where they can safely sunbathe! This first issue features an all-new story by Renato Camilo, one by Dan Wickline and Daniel HDR, and a classic Al Rio story in color for the first time! Fans of sexy art, giant dinosaurs, and vicious beasts, this comic book is for you!
Don’t miss the amazing array of sexy covers with this issue including a Regular Cover by series artist Renato Camilo, Sultry Sisters Cover by Gabriel Andrade, Bikini Babes by Ron Adrian, Wraparound Cover by Raulo Caceres, Sirens Cover by Matt Martin, the ultra-collectable Costume Change 6 cover set (with sexy topless and nude covers included!) by Christian Zanier that is limited to just 250 sets, and a stunning Black Leather Cover and a Pure Art Retailer Incentive also by Al Rio! For the ultimate in scarcity, don’t miss the Century Covers Set of four incredible covers from legendary artist Al Rio and limited to a scant 100 sets!
For the erotic art collectors, there is a Nude Cover also by Renato Camilo, a Wraparound Nude Cover by Raulo Caceres, a Sirens Nude Cover by Matt Martin, and a Bikini Babes Nude Cover by Ron Adrian! To see the uncensored adult covers, please visit www.boundlesscomics.com.

LOST IN SPACE #1
AMERICAN GOTHIC PRESS
(W) Holly Interlandi, Carey Wilber (A) Kostas Pantoulas (CA) Steve Stanley
Irwin Allen’s legendary Sci-Fi property returns! Before being prematurely canceled during its third season, LOST IN SPACE had several screenplays lined up and ready to film. These are those lost episodes, adapted for comics from screenwriter Carey Wilber’s original teleplays! First up is “The Curious Galactics”, a three-part tale that sends John Robinson, Will Robinson, and Major Don West from a run-of-the-mill radar scouting mission into a potentially deadly alien maze.

MARS ATTACKS OCCUPATION #1 (OF 5)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) John Layman (A) Andy Kuhn (CA) John McCrea
The Martians came. The Martians saw. The Martians conquered. Now the space invaders cruelly rule over humanity, which has no hope for liberation… until Ruby Johnson decides that she has had enough.

 

 

 

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kyle Higgins (A) Hendry Prasetya (CA) Jamal Campbell
What’s to Love: Dive headfirst into an original, modern ongoing series that will appeal to both nostalgic fans and new readers who enjoy epic, action-adventure fantasy stories.

What It Is: This is Green Ranger Year One! The Green Ranger’s addition to the team has brought new instability and uncertainty to the Rangers. With remnants of Rita Repulsa’s control still stirring in the back of Tommy’s mind, he must confront the fact he may be more of a danger to his new team than a help. As Rita plays the heroes against each other, her ultimate plan begins to take form, and vengeance for the Green Ranger’s betrayal will be unleashed on Angel Grove. Also featuring a Bulk & Skull short story by Steve Orlando (Midnighter) and artist Corin Howell that puts the pair on the ultimate mission to impress Kimberly and Trini!

PREDATOR LIFE AND DEATH #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Brian Thies (CA) David Palumbo
Colonial Marines on the planet Tartarus battle extraterrestrial hunters over the possession of a mysterious horseshoe-shaped spaceship of unknown origin. The Weyland-Yutani rep wants the ship, and the marine captain wants to protect her crew. But neither objective is likely when a band of Predators attacks!

 

 

RIVERS OF LONDON NIGHT WITCH #1 (OF 5) (MR)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel (A) Lee Sullivan (CA) Paul McCaffrey
A police vehicle on a routine prison transfer in north London is stormed by Russian hoodlums seeking to free a very particular prisoner. Their target is a witch. A very powerful witch who doesn’t want to be free. Things rapidly turn very ugly for the hoods and it’s soon a job for full-time police constable and part-time wizard, Peter Grant. Covers by Paul McCaffrey, Alex Ronald, and Lee Sullivan.

 

SAMURAI #1 (OF 8)  (MR)
TITAN COMICS
(W) Jean-François Di (A/CA) Frédéric Genet
The terrible agon against the treacherous Akuma has been won, and the empire is safe once more. But Takeo has set out for the mysterious Unnamed Island to continue his quest to finally discover the truth about his brother and his family – and the symbolic tattoo that saved his life. Covers by Frederic Genet and David Mack.

 

 

TURNCOAT #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Alex Paknadel (A/CA) Artyom Trakhanov
What’s to Love: Employing the most compelling elements of science fiction and the detective genre, Turncoat is a gripping exploration of power vacuums and the legacy of oppression. Alex Paknadel (Arcadia) and Artyom Trakhanov (Undertow) tell the story of a guilt-ridden protagonist through a grisly quest for a truth. Turncoat will scratch that itch you have for dark sci-fi like Blade Runner, The Forever War, and Neuromancer.

What It Is: 300 years since humanity was brutally subjugated by the alien race known simply as the Management. Two years since these invaders abandoned Earth to return to their home world. Following her participation in the brutal massacre of human-alien hybrids left behind by the Management, resistance fighter Marta Gonzalez declines to join the new human government and starts her own private detective agency instead. Gonzalez is forced to confront her own bloody past and acknowledge the fact that the transition from oppression to emancipation is anything but clean.

VAMPIRELLA VOL 3 #1
D. E.
(W) Kate Leth (A) Eman Casallos (CA) Chrissie Zullo
Vampirella takes Hollywood in this new adventure of the classic demon-hunting, monster-slaying, thrill-seeking vampire queen. When her stately manor is attacked, she begins to unravel a plot as old as the silver screen, discovering what monsters really lurk in the shadows of the City of Angels. Writer Kate Leth (Adventure Time, Edward Scissorhands) says, “Can Vampirella be both a cult icon on the rise and take down an empire of ghouls and ghosts? Signs point to: Hell, yes!”

 

 

 

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