MAY 2016 PREVIEWS – NEW TITLES ADDED

Here are the latest titles added to our comic pullsheet.

DC Comics


BG01BATGIRL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Hope Larson (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
“Beyond Burnside” Chapter One: The Batgirl you know and love is going global with Eisner Award-winning and New York Times best-selling writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time, Goldie Vance) and all-star artist Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE). In order to up her game, Babs travels to Japan on a quest to train with the most elite modern combat masters of the East. But when a chance meeting with an old friend puts a target on her back, Batgirl may need to use her new skills to solve a deadly mystery.

 

 

BGBOPREBIRTHBATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Shawna Benson, Julie Benson (A) Claire Roe (CA) Yanick Paquette
“WHO IS ORACLE” Chapter One: Batgirl and Black Canary are together again, working a case that strikes right at the heart of their partnership! Someone’s uncovered the greatest secret Barbara Gordon ever kept: her time as Oracle, the most powerful hacker on the planet. And not only do they know her secret, they’re using her name to sell dangerous information to criminals! Now one of those deals has brought some major heat to Gotham City…Helena Bertinelli is out of Spyral, wearing the hood of the Huntress, and making mafia blood run in the streets! Everything you thought was hidden will be revealed if the Oracle has their way… 

HALJORDANREBIRTHHAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Ethan Van
Superstar artist Ethan Van Sciver returns to the world of Green Lantern! In the absence of the Green Lantern Corps, Sinestro and his fear-inducing Yellow Lantern Corps patrol the universe as its sole protectors-but deep in space, a green light still burns. Harnessing the remainder of his will, Hal Jordan must become a one-man GL Corps to defeat his greatest foe and restore freedom to the cosmos.

 

HALJORDANHAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #1
DC COMICS
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
“SINESTRO’S LAW” Chapter One
With no backup and only his ring and battery to keep him alive, Hal Jordan streaks toward battle with the Sinestro Corps, while his greatest foe prepares to wipe the last Green Lantern of them all out of existence!

 

 

HELLBLAZERHELLBLAZER REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Simon Oliver (A/CA) Moritat
John Constantine’s lost weekend in New York City was fun, but London’s where his heart is-only a pissed-off demon and a curse on his soul stand in his way. Even Constantine’s questionable ethics are pushed to the limit when he puts eight million souls on the line to get what he wants….

 

 

JUSTLEAGREBIRTHJUSTICE LEAGUE REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Bryan Hitch
Spinning out of the events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, a new day dawns for Earth’s greatest heroes as they welcome three new members to the team, including…Superman? Who is this strange visitor from a dead world-and can he be trusted? Batman and Wonder Woman aren’t so sure. 

 

 

JUSTLEAGUEJUSTICE LEAGUE #1
DC COMICS
(W) Bryan Hitch (A) Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea (CA) Tony S. Daniel
“THE EXTINCTION MACHINE” Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Daniel (BATMAN: R.I.P., DEATHSTROKE).

 

NEWSUPERMENNEW SUPER MAN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
“MADE IN CHINA” Chapter One: An impulsive act of heroism thrusts an arrogant young man into the limelight of Shanghai as China begins to form its own Justice League of powerful heroes. Rising from the ashes of The Final Days of Superman, award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and on-the-rise art star Victor Bogdanovic introduce readers to Kong Kenan-the New Super-Man! When the world needed a new hero, China made him!

 

NIGHTWINGREBIRTHNIGHTWING REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Yanick Paquette (CA) Javi Fernandez
He’s been Robin, Batman, a spy, a ghost. Now, Dick Grayson returns to Gotham City to reclaim the life that was taken from him. But when a new evil threatens those he loves most, Nightwing faces being torn away from home once again in order to destroy the dark force once and for all. Powerhouse artist Yanick Paquette (BATMAN, SWAMP THING) joins series writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) to return Nightwing to the DC superhero stage!

 

NIGHTWINGNIGHTWING #1
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
“BETTER THAN BATMAN” Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) launches Nightwing onto a new quest alongside rising talent Javier Fernandez (RED HOOD/ARSENAL).

 

REDHOODREBIRTHRED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS REBIRTH #1
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith
When a shocking encounter with Batman solidifies the Red Hood’s status as a villain, Jason Todd goes deep undercover to take down Gotham City’s criminal underworld from the inside. Along the way, Jason meets two unlikely allies: a disgraced Amazon warrior named Artemis and a half-baked Superman clone called Bizarro-and the DCU’s “Dark Trinity” is born!

 

TITANSTITANS #1
DC COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
“REMEMBER THE TITANS” Chapter One
After an old ally returns to the team, the Titans set their sights on a dangerous enemy with the power to change reality itself! But the Titans have never faced a threat this massive before, and with so much on the line, will they be able to stand united as a team? Or will their past mistakes be their undoing?

 

 

WWTRUEWONDER WOMAN THE TRUE AMAZON HC
DC COMICS
(W/A/CA) Jill Thompson
WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is Jill Thompson’s original graphic novel reimagining of the early years of the Amazon Princess Diana, who would grow up to become Wonder Woman. This fully painted graphic novel is unlike any Wonder Woman tale you have ever read, told as only Eisner Award- winning writer/artist Thompson could. When young Diana has the fawning attention of a nation, she grows spoiled. But a series of tragic events take their toll, and Diana must learn to grow up, take responsibility, and seize her destiny.
Steeped in the mythology of this iconic character’s original conception, WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is designed to appeal to a wide range of readers. It’s a fresh, stand-alone interpretation of the most famous and iconic female superhero of all time and the fulfillment of a dream project by one of contemporary comics’ most acclaimed creators.

 

DC Comics - LICENSED

FLINTSTONESFLINTSTONES #1
DC COMICS
(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Steve Pugh
Welcome to Bedrock, where Paleolithic humans head to dinner for a taste of artisanal mammoth after shopping at Neandertall & Big Men’s Clothing, where Wilma shows her modern art, and where, if you take a plane, you could literally end up sitting ON the tail section. Join Fred and Barney as Mister Slate sends them on a mission to show some Neanderthals a night on the town in hopes of luring them into this new system called “working for a living.” In Slate’s Quarry, of course. Is Fred’s ship about to come in? Find out when the gang finishes out the evening at the employee hot tub party, where they learn how the one percent lives here in Bedrock, home to the world’s first civilization and the modern stone-age family-The Flintstones. Don’t miss this extra-sized debut issue!

 

DC Comics – TV & VIDEO GAMES

BM66STEEDBATMAN 66 MEETS STEED AND MRS PEEL #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Ian Edginton (A) Matthew Dow Smith (CA) Michael Allred
England swings and so does the Dynamic Duo in this historic pairing of two of the hippest shows from 1960s television. DC Comics and BOOM! Studios join forces to bring these iconic characters together for the first time!
As Bruce Wayne shows the beautiful head of a UK electronics company the sights of Gotham, they are interrupted by the felonious feline Catwoman! Unwilling to leave Miss Michaela Gough unprotected, Bruce resigns himself to the fact that Batman cannot save the day. But some new players have arrived in town-though even as the lovely, catsuit-clad Mrs. Peel and her comrade John Steed take control of the situation, nefarious plots continue apace!

 

Marvel Comics

 

CWKINGPINCIVIL WAR II KINGPIN #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (CA) Aaron Kuder
An Inhuman with the ability to predict the future has helped the heroes of the Marvel Universe clamp down on crime before it can even happen. While this thwarts most criminals, one man has found a way to keep doing what he does best. Wilson Fisk has managed to stay one step ahead of the good guys and his crime enterprise is BOOMING. But what’s his secret?! Rising stars Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home) and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (Wolf) present a gritty, street-level view of CIVIL WAR II starring the Kingpin in a world without crime!
Rated T+


DRSTRANGEPRELUDEMARVELS DOCTOR STRANGE PRELUDE #1 (OF 2)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Jorge Fornes (CA) TBD
MARVEL’S OFFICIAL PREQUEL!
• A powerful, ancient relic has been stolen from the British Museum – a relic that could do significant damage in the wrong hands…
• Enter the MASTERS OF THE MYSTIC ARTS!
• The team is on a mission to find the relic and the mysterious mystic who stole it – but will they be able to track her down before it’s too late?!
Rated T+

Image Comics

 

HORIZONHORIZON #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Brandon Thomas (A) Juan Gedeon, Frank Martin (CA) Jason Howard
Zhia Malen thought she’d fought her very last war, until she learned her planet was targeted for occupation… by a desperate world called Earth. The people of Earth will be told that her arrival on their planet means invasion; these are lies, this is retaliation.

Skybound’s newest original series by BRANDON THOMAS (The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury), JUAN GEDEON (Ghost Racers), and FRANK MARTIN (EAST OF WEST) will show you that survival isn’t just a human instinct…

HUNTHUNT #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Colin Lorimer (A/CA) Colin Lorimer, Joana Lafuente
Dream or reality? For a long time, teenager Orla Roche couldn’t tell them apart, and now THE HUNT is coming with its nightmare world of the restless dead. An intense story of survival, THE HUNT is a supernatural horror tale that will give Irish mythology a distinctly modern twist.

 

 

 

MECHANISMMECHANISM #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Raffaele Ienco
In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving or that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?

 

 

MILLARWORLDMILLARWORLD ANNUAL 2016 #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Abnett Mark & Various (A) Pracheta Banerjee & Various (CA) Satine Zillah
The first MILLARWORLD ANNUAL-the result of an international creator search seeking the best new writers and artists to tackle MARK MILLAR’s extensive library of hit characters. From Kick-Ass to CHRONONAUTS, they’re all here in this instant collector’s item.

 

 

SNOTGIRLSNOTGIRL #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Bryan Lee O’Malley (A/CA) Leslie Hung
WHO IS LOTTIE PERSON? Is she a gorgeous, fun-loving social media star with a perfect life or a gross, allergy-ridden mess? Enter a world of snot, blood, and tears in this new ongoing series from New York Times Best Seller BRYAN LEE O’MALLEY (Scott Pilgrim) and dazzling newcomer LESLIE HUNG!

 

 

SPAWNKILLSSPAWN KILLS EVERYONE ONE SHOT
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A) Todd McFarlane, J.J. Kirby (CA) Todd McFarlane
Do you have a favorite hero?! Better change it… they’re DEAD! If you ever wondered who the strongest hero is, THIS BOOK ANSWERS IT! It’s SPAWN… he kills EVERY HERO!

 

 

 

THROWAWAYSTHROWAWAYS #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Caitlin Kittredge (A) Steven Sanders (CA) Maiko Kuzunishi
THROWAWAY (n.)
1. A disposable asset, used for a single mission; 2. A disavowed assassin, meant to die alongside their target.

Abby Palmer and Dean Logan are two broken people-Abby a vet with severe PTSD and Dean a burnout trying to escape the shadow of his infamous father-when they are thrust into a modern-day MK-ULTRA conspiracy… and discover they are both ULTRA’s human experiments.

 

Indy Comics

 

4001SHADOWMAN4001 AD SHADOWMAN #1
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Jody Houser, Rafer Roberts (A) Robert Gill (CA) Travel Foreman
A blood sacrifice is made, a war looms, and the Deadside… rises! In the synapse-shattering world of the future, witness the dawn of the dead’s greatest hero and the fate of a young girl who may be humanity’s only hope! As Rai leads a revolutionary insurrection against the forces of New Japan, the legendary hero called Shadowman returns to fight another day in the year 4001 A.D.! Valiant rising stars Jody Houser (FAITH), Rafer Roberts (A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and Robert Gill (BOOK OF DEATH) reveal the dark side behind the 41st century’s coming conflict…and bring you the future of the Deadside today!


AVATARAXAVATAREX #1
GRAPHIC INDIA PTE. LTD
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Jeevan Kang
Created and written by legendary icon, Grant Morrison, comes his newest hero Avatarex. In Avatarex, the epic world of living myth collides with the mundane realities and cultural upheavals of contemporary India. What happens when an all-powerful super-being awakens to fight the Last War of the Age – only to discover he’s been sent too early for the End Days and must somehow learn to exist in a world that’s too small and too frail to survive his presence? How does humanity react to the challenges of such a paragon in our midst? Will Avatarex raise us to his level – or will we drag him down to ours? Can the embodiment of our highest aspirations exist side-by-side with our all-too human failings or will the gulf between what we wish we could be and what we are destroy us?


BETTYVERONICABETTY & VERONICA #1
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W/A/CA) Adam Hughes
It’s Betty vs. Veronica! The most highly-anticipated debut in comics history is here! Betty and Veronica are America’s sweethearts – until they turn on each other! Pops’ Chocklit Shoppe is being taken over by a huge coffee company. When Betty and Veronica go head-to-head over the issue, all bets are off! Friendships will shatter. Cities will burn. Nails will be broken. Betty and Veronica are back in this all-new #1 from comics legend Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan)!


BLKHAMBLACK HAMMER #1 (RES)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston
A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!
Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly, and Barbalien-now lead simple lives in a timeless farming town. Even as they try to find their way home, trouble has a unique way of finding heroes wherever they are!


BOUNTYBOUNTY #1 (OF 10)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Kurtis J. Wiebe (A/CA) Mindy Lee
The Gadflies were the most wanted criminals in the galaxy-robbing corporations to redistribute wealth to the destitute. Now, with a bounty to match their reputation, the Gadflies are forced to abandon banditry for a career as bounty hunters . . . ’cause if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em-then rob ‘em blind!

 

 


BRICKLEBRICKLEBERRY #1 (OF 4)
D. E.
(W) Waco O’Guin, Roger Black (A) Timothy Hopkins (CA) Jeff Rebner
“ArMOOgeddon”, written by co-creators Waco O’Guin and Roger Black, takes place in the distant future. We join Steve Williams, the only Brickleberry park ranger who managed to escape death at the hands of the Alien Cow Invasion. Future Steve, as he now calls himself, was captured, but escaped and has joined forces with a small group of human rebels in an underground hidden base. With the help Dr. Kuzniak, Future Steve must travel back in time to the year 2015 and kill head ranger Woody Johnson, whose actions led to the Invasion and the destruction of all humanity.
Brickleberry had a successful three season run on cable television, popular among males 18-24, and averaging 1.6 million viewers per episode. Brickleberry’s loyal fanbase still thrives on social media and they are hungry for the continuing adventures from Brickleberry National Park!


BRIKBRIK #1 (OF 6) (MR)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Adam Glass, Mike Benson (A/CA) Harwinder Singh
Drew is a bullied kid in the Yonkers neighborhood of New York City whose family faces encroaching violence from Russian gangsters. Before his beloved grandfather is killed in an attempt to muscle the family out of the neighborhood, he’s able to pass down to Drew the story of a mysterious but dangerous protector who helped their people during other troubled times. When Drew finds his grandfather kept the secret to creating a golem, is it worth the risk to summon this supernatural avenger to take on the all-too-human darkness swallowing his world? An urban fantasy tale of power and morality from writers Adam Glass (Suicide Squad, TV’s Supernatural) & Mike Benson (Deadpool, Moon Knight), amazing new illustrator Harwinder Singh, and colorist Gonzalo Duarte (The Bunker, Big Trouble in Little China)!


CAPKIDCAPTAIN KID #1 (MR)
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Mark Waid, Tom Peyer (A/CA) Wilfredo Torres
Chris Vargas is a middle-aged man with a hacking cough, an obsolete job, and a bombastic secret: whenever he likes, he can transform into the teenage superhero Captain Kid! In this, his first recorded adventure, he encounters Helea, a mystery woman who knows more about him than he does, and Halliday, a mad businessman with a catastrophic weapon!

 

 

CHRONOSTIME

CHRONOS FILES TIME TRIAL #1 (OF 4)
JET CITY COMICS
(W) Heather Nuhfer, Rysa Walker (A/CA) Agustin Padilla
Bestselling author Rysa Walker (Timebound) takes readers on a time-hopping adventure in this stand-alone series set in her Chronos Files world. Nineteen-year-old Clio Dunne has lived a life of secrecy. Her world-saving, time-travelling parents have kept a low profile in a boring, small town, but Clio yearns for her own adventure. In the fall of 1931, Clio packs her bags and heads to the big, modern city of Chicago. While following her dreams of becoming a famous illustrator, Clio’s own nascent skills as a time traveler are put to the test. A nasty acquaintance from her parents’ past stumbles upon Clio in an unexpected place-the trial of Al Capone! Now Clio must jump through time to keep the past, present, and future safe.


CIRQUEGIRLPARISCIRQUE AMERICAN GIRL OVER PARIS #1 (OF 4)
JET CITY COMICS
(W) Bond,, Kate Leth (A/CA) Ming Doyle
From bestselling writer Gwenda Bond (Lois Lane: Fallout), this four-issue comic book series, written by Kate Leth (Patsy Walker A.K.A. Hellcat, Adventure Time: Seeing Red) features a new stand-alone story set within the world of Bond’s exotic, magical Cirque American. After a high-profile tumble, Cirque American’s star wire walker, Jules Maroni, has a lot to prove-and her invitation to an exclusive exhibition in Paris looks to be just the opportunity to put her back on top. Unfortunately, the City of Lights glitters with distractions, including the presence of her first serious boyfriend and a mysterious figure haunting the venue.

CONANSLAYERCONAN THE SLAYER #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Sergio Davila (CA) Lee Bermejo
Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, Conan of Cimmeria faces his inevitable death in the arid wastes . . . but instead stumbles into a camp of Kozaki raiders. With a knife at his throat and a band of Turanian hunters at his back, will the half-dead barbarian find a new ally in the Kozaki chief?

 

 

DRWHOCYBERMEN

DOCTOR WHO SUPREMACY OF THE CYBERMEN #1 (OF 5)

TITAN COMICS
(W) George Mann, Cavan Scott
For the Cybermen’s 50th-anniversary… YOU WILL BE DELETED! Exiled from Gallifrey at the very end of Time, Rassilon, fallen leader of the Time Lords, has been captured by the last of the Cybermen. Now the Cybermen have access to time travel. With it, every defeat is now a victory. Every foe is now dead – or Cyberized. Titan Comics’ 2016 Doctor Who event – and the biggest Doctor Who story of the year – begins here!


EQUILIBRIAMEQUILIBRIUM #1
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
(W) Patrick Shand (A) Jason Craig (CA) Matt Slay
In the first years of the 21st century, a third World War broke out. Those of us who survived knew mankind could never survive a fourth… that our own volatile natures could simply no longer be risked. Now, the government has risen up to eradicate the true source of man’s inhumanity to man. The ability to feel. But in this brave new world, where logic rules and emotion is punished, an rebellion breaks out that will shake this totalitarian government to its core. Spinning out of the cult classic film Equilibrium comes this brand new action-packed sequel to the movie from Pat Shand (Angel) and Jason Craig (Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash).

FAITHONGOINGFAITH (ONGOING) #1
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Jody Houser (A) Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Kevin Wada
AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! Because you demanded it… the high-flying hero that captured the imagination of the world is back with a colossal new comics milestone!

In a city under siege by robots, aliens, monsters and even worse… celebrities, there is only one woman the people of Los Angeles can count on: the stratospheric superhero called Faith! Aspiring reporter by day and dedicated crime-fighter by night, Faith has tackled every obstacle in her path with confidence – like those crushing deadlines at work, the long-distance boyfriend half a world away, and the missing back issues that plague her comics collection! But, unbeknownst to her, Faith is about to collide with the one force she never saw coming: an up-and-coming super-villain bent on snuffing her out once and for all! But who is lurking behind the mask of her new foe…and could they just be the one person capable of rendering Faith powerless?

Jump on board now to find out why Valiant’s one-of-a-kind hero is inspiring a whole new generation! Be here as FAITH moves from her sold-out mini-series…and into the history-making debut of her first-ever ongoing series!


FEARLESSDAWNFEARLESS DAWN CHIBI FINALE ONE SHOT (MR)
ASYLUM PRESS
(W/A/CA) Steve Mannion
Steve Mannion’s feisty action hero is back! Can she escape the clutches of “One-Eyed Hans”? Tune in and get the skinny! Meet “One-Eyed Hans”, the roughest, toughest, meanest old hombre ever to bust up the Fearless Dawn camp! And he’s got one eye. Well, he’s actually got 2 eyes but one is made of glass. So, yeah. He’s got one eye. And he has been sent to aid in the breakout of Fearless Dawn’s arch Nemesis, Helga Von Krauss. Can Fearless Dawn stop ol’ One-Eye? Join us now and find out! Fans of The Rocketeer, The Goon, and MAD Magazine are sure to get a kick out of this series, from the inimitable mind and pen of Steve Mannion! Also features a “Manly” Mannion sketchbook section.

GROOFRAYGROO FRAY OF THE GODS #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier (A/CA) Sergio Aragones
The gods did not bless Groo with brains, only with the ability to battle. Now, they themselves are in conflict over the spirit and future of mankind . . . and it is Groo who becomes the pawn (unwitting, of course) in their war. If the future of humanity depends on the wanderer-we’re all in a lot of trouble.

It’s the basis for the new twelve-issue Groo limited series, Groo: Fray of the Gods, featuring a fable told by the same old guys as always: Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier, with Tom Luth coloring, and Stan Sakai on the lettering pen.

KONGKONG OF SKULL ISLAND #1 (OF 6)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) James Asmus (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Felipe Massafera
King Kong, world-famous and original gargantuan ape, is the progenitor of an entire genre, spawning sequels, remakes, and countless other interpretations. You know Kong. You love Kong!
King Kong was created by Merian C. Cooper, and Kong of Skull Island is grounded in artist/author Joe DeVito’s ground-breaking literary property Skull Island. This story is exclusively authorized and endorsed by the Cooper family as their official King Kong/Skull Island prequel and sequel origin story.
Two fractured and combative civilizations are forced to band together as they venture onto Skull Island-their new home.
From All-New Inhumans writer James Asmus and Planet of the Apes artist Carlos Magno.

LADYDEATHDAMNLADY DEATH DAMNATION GAME #1 (MR)
COFFIN COMICS
(W) Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean (A) Dheeraj Verma (CA) Paolo Pantalena
Lady Death rescues an innocent boy dragged to Hell, inciting an ultra-violent quest into the depths of Damnation, a depraved city hosting “The Hades Engine,” a contraption that can return the boy to earth. But Lady Death’s actions bring her into direct conflict with the nefarious Hellwitch (1st appearance alert). Who will live? Who will die? With her return to Hell, Lady Death is public enemy number one, and you know what? She wouldn’t have it any other way. Let the mayhem begin!


LIFESPANNERSLIFESPANNERS #1 (MR)
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Gus Storms
In the near future, a super-powered teenage girl wipes the heavily disputed Old City of Jerusalem off the face of the earth. Now, in the politically charged world of the “Lady Last Word Incident”, a click-bait headline writing “journalist” holds the key to a med-tech conspiracy that could allow people to buy superpowers at the cost of shortening their lifespan. A sci-fi superhuman epic from the writer of Revival, Grayson Hack/Slash, and the artist of EGOs and Legion of Super-Heroes!

 

LONEGREENLONE RANGER GREEN HORNET #1 (OF 6)
D. E.
(W) Michael Uslan (A) Giovanni Timpano (CA) John Cassaday
A tale of super-heroics and family that has taken eighty years to be told! This first chapter, entitled “Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear,” creates a world of carefully researched alternative history in 1936 as we learn whatever happened to The Lone Ranger and discover his familial link to the emergence of a man who is a modern day urban version of The Lone Ranger himself. What is the blood connection of The Green Hornet to The Lone Ranger? What is the link of Olympic runner Jesse Owens to The Green Hornet? What role does Bat Masterson play in The Lone Ranger’s New York adventure? What intense rift tears a family apart just when America desperately needs a great champion of justice? The shocking answers lie in the historic first issue of “The Lone Ranger Meets the Green Hornet: Champions of Justice!”

MAYHEMMAYHEM AND MAGIC RELIQUARY SERIES #1 (OF 4)
JET CITY COMICS
(W) Alex De Campi, Sarah Fine (A/CA) Dennis Calero
Bestselling author Sarah Fine gives hard-boiled noir a magical edge in this stand-alone four-issue comic book adventure-where crime collides with conjuring in the spellbinding world of her Reliquary series. Freelance thief-for-hire Asa Ward’s latest job is heisting a powerful magic relic from a gangster’s lair. But what should be an easy payday quickly becomes larceny the hard way-when he’s dragged into a three-way crime war where mind-bending, body-racking magic is the most lethal weapon of all. And just when Asa thinks he’s scored, the ruthless kingpin he’s ripping off strikes back, threatening the only life Asa values more than his own.

PREDREDALIENSPREDATOR VS JUDGE DREDD VS ALIENS #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) John Layman (A) Chris Mooneyham (CA) Glenn Fabry
The ultimate science-fiction crossover pits the legendary lawman Judge Dredd against the universe’s supreme hunters, the Predators, as they both try to survive an onslaught by the galaxy’s ultimate killing machines, the Aliens!

o A co-publication with IDW and 2000 AD!

 

 

RAVENINGRAVENING #1 (MR)
BOUNDLESS COMICS
(W) Jai Nitz (A) Jack Jadson (CA) Christian Zanier
The queens of the night return in a monster sized 64 page debut issue of vampire love and loss! The Ravening have been spoken of in hushed whispers for twenty years and are now reborn with an all-new tale of darkness from seasoned writer Jai Nitz and illustrator Jack Jadson! In Hellina #1, she flexed her power as the adjudicator of Hell and swept through the underworld, ending many dynasties. The vampire lords of House Morcego and House Volmaan were lost to Hellina’s wrath and their daughters Izzy and Corrie are struggling with how to keep them from collapsing in the chaos. Merging with another house seems the only option, so these two lovers defy all the rules and marry each other to unite their clans. But can their young blood survive the many threats now closing in around them as a horde of Satyrs target their weakness? It’s a seductively sexy look at a new kind of underworld now living in the shadows. To top it off, we include two of the very first Ravening stories from 1997, in color for the first time, as well as a cover gallery of some of the classic covers of the past!

REDTEAMRED TEAM DOUBLE TAP #1 (OF 9) (MR)
D. E.
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Craig Cermak (CA) Dan Panosian
One year after the catastrophic events that ended the first series, Red Team survivors Eddie Mellinger and Trudy Giroux are in the doldrums. Considered a political liability, the two are kept busy on small-time cases by their suspicious NYPD commanders… but a chance encounter in the ghetto gives them a chance to get back in the game. Trouble is, it means going far beyond the law… which is what almost got them killed last time around.
“Red Team: Double Tap, Centre Mass features the return of two of my favorite characters, Detectives Eddie Mellinger and Trudy Giroux of the NYPD. The first Red Team saw them survive by the skin of their teeth; now they’re dropped right back in at the deep end, with their growing feelings for each other only complicating matters. Writing this series is a real treat for me, and getting to work with Craig Cermak again makes it even better.” – Garth Ennis

RICKPOOPYRICK & MORTY LIL POOPY SUPERSTAR #1 (OF 5)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Sarah Graley (A) Sarah Graley, Marc Ellerby (CA) Megan Levens
A new comic miniseries based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK AND MORTY? Oooo-wee, that sounds great!

Mr. Poopybutthole is in trouble, and he turns to the one person he can trust: Summer Smith! She’s more than willing to help, but is he telling her the whole truth? Written and illustrated by Sarah Graley (Our Super Adventure) and colored by Mildred Louis (Agents of the Realm), Summer and Mr. Poopybutthole embark on their very own fantastic adventure across space, complete with jailbreaks, hijackings, and high school prom. Plus! Backup comics featuring good ol’ Rick and Morty, illustrated by Marc Ellerby!

ROMROM #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Chris Ryall, Christos Gage (A) David Messina (CA) Zach Howard
WE’VE BEEN INVADED AND ONLY A SPACE KNIGHT CAN SAVE US! First there was his epic return in this year’s FCBD #0, and now the ongoing tale of ROM begins in earnest! Christos Gage, Chris Ryall, and David Messina kick off the wildest new series of the year as Rom’s war with the DIRE WRAITHS hits close to home in “Earthfall, part 1!” The long-beloved and even longer absent space hero returns at long last!
First, we brought back MICRONAUTS! And Now… ROM!
As if Rom’s return wasn’t enough, wait’ll you see how this one ends!
24-page kick-off story plus interviews, bonus sketch material and more!

SIXMILLIONFALLSIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN FALL #1 (OF 5)
D. E.
(W) Van Jensen (A/CA) Ron Salas
The year is 1979. Iran has seized American hostages. Columbian drug cartels run rampant. And Le Chic’s “Freak Out” dominates the charts. Amid this deeply troubled world, Steve Austin – everyone’s favorite Six Million Dollar Man – is America’s best hope in its fight against innumerable enemies. When Steve discovers disturbing secrets in OSI’s past, he uses his cybernetic upgrades to rebel against the agency… but he’ll face plenty of threats, like an enemy cyborg, and lasers, and ninjas!

 

 

SOMBRASOMBRA #1 (OF 4)
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Justin Jordan (A) Raul Trevino (CA) Jilipollo
Justin Jordan (John Flood, Spread) tackles a provocative topic-the violent drug cartels of Mexico-partnering with artist Raúl Treviño, who lives in Mexico and is drawing on his first-hand experiences to inform the story.
A DEA agent, who disappeared in Mexico years ago, has resurfaced and is now out-brutalizing some of the cartels he was sent to investigate. His daughter has been tasked with stopping him…by any means necessary.
Perfect for fans of Scalped, the novels Heart of Darkness and Savages, or the film Apocalypse Now.

STREETCAMYSTREET FIGHTER LEGENDS CAMMY #1 (OF 4)
UDON ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Jim Zub (A/CA) Omar Dogan
It’s Cammy White, the stinging bee of Street Fighter, in her own action-packed comic series! Cammy now leads the all-new special ops team “Delta Blue”, as they keep England and the world safe from destructive forces. Whether its art thieves, cyber assaults, or would-be world conquerors, Cammy and Delta Blue are ready to face the enemies of freedom and justice everywhere!
Plus, Chun-li faces a mysterious opponent in a special bonus story.

 

 

TORCHWOODTORCHWOOD #1
TITAN COMICS
(W) John Barrowman, Carol Barrowman (A) TBD (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
Torchwood is Back, in an all-new ongoing comics series written by Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman! Captain Jack Harkness is back in Cardiff, and there’s only one person he can turn to, the last person who expected to see him, Gwen Cooper! On the road, on the run, and under fire, can the pair put aside their differences and rebuild the heart of Torchwood, before its flame is stamped out forever? Even better, the new comics series is in continuity with the amazing new Torchwood audio dramas from Big Finish; join us both for the official continuation of the Torchwood saga!

TRANSTITANSTRANSFORMERS TITANS RETURN (ONE SHOT)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Mairghread Scott & Various (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
THE LAST AUTOBOT! Once he ruled CYBERTRON with a brutal (and literal) iron fist… left for dead four million years ago, SENTINEL PRIME is back. But in a world where STARSCREAM rules CYBERTON, OPTIMUS PRIME has invaded Earth, and MEGATRON is an AUTOBOT-SENTINEL doesn’t like what he sees!
Bullet points:
The story continues in TRANSFORMERS #56 and MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE #56 next month, and expands to TILL ALL ARE ONE this fall!
For the first time ever-Scott, Roberts, and Barber working together on one story!
Plus the powerful noir art of superstar Livio Ramondelli!
After OPTIMUS is hailed; after the LIGHT dies… the next phase of TRANSFORMERS comics starts here!

 

 

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ADVTIMECOMICSADVENTURE TIME COMICS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W/A) Tony Millionaire & Various (CA) Erin Hunting
Oh My Glob! We’ve unleashed some of the industry’s best cartoonists loose in the Land of Ooo to share their most algebraic stories in their own voices!
The first issue is so math thanks to Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Tony Millionaire (Sock Monkey), and Art Baltazar (Patrick the Wolf Boy). You’re lumping welcome!
This ongoing series will feature radical stories from Jeffrey Brown (Darth Vader and Son), Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise), Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms), Box Brown (Andre The Giant), and more

POWERPUFFPOWERPUFF GIRLS (2016) #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Haley Mancini, Jake Goldman (A/CA) Derek Charm
Ah, the City of Townsville, home to none other than: THE POWERPUFF GIRLS! But things have been pretty calm lately… So much so, that Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have fallen out of the public eye-which makes it the perfect time for their super-simian arch nemesis Mojo Jojo to take over and win the hearts of millions, backed by his army of paparazzi!

 

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