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THIS WEEK'S NEW SERIES & SPECIALS
✦ MARTIAN MANHUNTER #1 (OF 12) DC Comics
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Riley Rossmo
No matter what you know about J’onn J’onnz, you’re not prepared for this! The acclaimed team of writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN/ THE SHADOW, BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN) reteam for a reinvention of the Manhunter from Mars in this twisted, unexpected series. Back on Mars, J’onn was about as corrupt as a law officer can be, and when a reckoning comes for his entire society, he’ll get a second chance he doesn’t want or deserve! One shocking murder, and an unexpected fragment of the Mars he lost, will change his life-and the course of the Earth-forever!
✦ SHAZAM #1 DC Comics
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham
The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a shocking secret deep within the Rock of Eternity, it challenges everything he knows about the worlds of magic and his family’s future as its champions! Also, witness the bizarre team-up of Dr. Sivana and Mr. Mind as they set off to build a society all their own! Don’t miss the start of an epic run in the making as “Shazam and the Seven Realms” begins!
✦ DEFENDERS IMMORTAL HULK #1 Marvel Comics
(W) Al Ewing (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Ron Garney
“THE BEST DEFENSE” STARTS HERE!
• Stephen Strange is dead. A charred skeleton in an abandoned barn on the edge of a deserted town.
• Bruce Banner wants to know why. And he won’t stop until he has the truth in his hands…
• …with or without THE IMMORTAL HULK.
✦ DEFENDERS NAMOR #1 Marvel Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Ron Garney
“THE BEST DEFENSE” PART TWO!
• The Monarch of the Oceans has declared war once more on the surface world in the pages of AVENGERS. And if this is a war that Namor means to win, he is going to need allies to stand beside him!
• The Sub-Mariner’s quest for a lost tribe of sea-dwellers carries him further than he ever thought possible-and to a reckoning both strange and wonderful!
• And hey, what’s up with that weird apparition in the sheet, anyway?
✦ KILLMONGER #1 (OF 5) Marvel Comics
(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
THE BRUTAL TALE OF A MAN WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING FOR FREEDOM…
One day, Erik Killmonger will rise up and attempt to steal the throne of Wakanda. The throne he believes he is owed. But long before he became “Killmonger,” there was a boy known as N’Jadaka. A boy who was stolen from his home and taught only the world’s cruelties. A boy who knew the Black Panther only as a fairy tale, a whisper from strangers. This is the story of a man who driven by revenge. This is the legend of Killmonger.
✦ STAR WARS AGE REPUBLIC QUI-GON JINN #1 Marvel Comics
(W) Jody Houser (A) Cory Smith (CA) Paolo Rivera
JEDI ORDER…OR CHAOS?
Considered one of the greatest Jedi Knights or the one who led them to their doom, maverick QUI-GON JINN is one of STAR WARS’ most controversial heroes. The JEDI MASTER is known to bend the rules and it’s gotten him into plenty of trouble with the COUNCIL. Now, in the face of a mission that goes awry, he’s forced to confront his conflicting beliefs. What will Qui-Gon uncover about his loyalty to the Jedi vs his loyalty to the FORCE? Guest-starring MASTER YODA!
✦WINTER SOLDIER #1 Marvel Comics
(W) Kyle Higgins (A/CA) Rod Reis
Bucky Barnes believes in second chances.
Having escaped death, the loss of identity, and a life of murder, the man known as the Winter Soldier has worked hard to atone for his sins. But now…he’s going to go one step further. What do you do when you’ve found redemption? You help others do the same.
From KYLE HIGGINS (Nightwing, Power Rangers, C.O.W.L.) and ROD REIS (SECRET EMPIRE, DOCTOR STRANGE: DAMNATION, C.O.W.L.) comes the next chapter in the saga of the Winter Soldier. He’s becoming a “fixer,” working to help others leave behind lives of crime. It’s Bucky’s way of channeling his own pain in a productive, personal way…by helping others find the redemption that he found. However, as Bucky is going to learn, not all paths are the same…and not everyone can be “saved.”
✦ DIE #1 Image Comics
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Stephanie Hans, Stephanie Hans
THE WICKED + THE DIVINE writer KIERON GILLEN teams up with artist supernova STEPHANIE HANS (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1831, Journey Into Mystery) for her first ongoing comic! DIE is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning unearthly horror they barely survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron’s in a rush, he describes it as “Goth Jumanji.” That only captures a sliver of what you’ll find in oversized debut issue-where fantasy gets all too real.
✦ FREEZE #1 Image Comics
(W) Dan Wickline (A/CA) Phil Sevy
SERIES PREMIERE! The entire human population is frozen by a mysterious global event… all except Ray, and only he has the power to unfreeze them. Now with the fate of the world in his hands, he must figure out what is going on, how to set things right again, and answer the question: does everyone deserve to be saved?
✦ PRODIGY #1 (OF 6) Image Comics
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
Edison Crane’s not content being the world’s smartest man and most successful businessman-his brilliant mind needs to be constantly challenged. He’s a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, genius composer, Olympic athlete, an expert in the occult, and now international governments are calling on him to fix problems they just can’t handle.
✦ SELF MADE #1 Image Comics
(W) Matt Groom (A/CA) Eduardo Ferigato
SERIES PREMIERE! Introducing a new creative team everyone will be talking about-superstar talent writer MAT GROOM and artist EDUARDO FERIGATO. When chaos besieges the kingdom of Arcadia, warrior Amala Citlali sees it as her chance to escape her clearly-defined role-and to change her destiny. But she could never have predicted that it would also be her chance to confront her God. In his debut editorial role, comics veteran KYLE HIGGINS guides this intimate, worlds-spanning story of self-discovery.
BLACK AF DEVILS DYE #1 (OF 4) Black Mask Comics
(W) Vita Ayala (A) Liana Kangas (CA) Maika Sozo
When a new drug called VANTA hits the streets, word is it’s the hottest thing since Ecstacy. For regular people, it has all the highs and none of the lows of traditional drugs. There is some fine print, however – for empowered Black folks, the drug causes a total and violent loss of control. The Project sends Indigo to investigate, and it soon becomes apparent that this is more than just a new designer distraction for the masses. Indigo, together with former Detective Ellen Waters race to find the source of the substance poisoning their people, before it’s too late!
The superhero universe where only black people have super powers continues to expand, for the first time with a new creative team building onto the exciting world created by Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle & Khary Randolph.
BREAKNECK #1 (OF 5) Titan Comics
(W) Duane Swierczynski (A) Simone Guglielmini, Raffaele Semeraro (CA) Fay Dalton
A gritty countdown crime thriller in modern-day Philadelphia, Breakneck is an all-new suspense comic from celebrated crime and comics author Duane Swierczynski (Deadpool, The Punisher, Severance Package, The Wheelman)! When white-collar everyman Joe Hayward confronts his cheating wife, he’s plunged headfirst into a terrorist plot that will bring Philadelphia to its knees! With two hours to go, Joe will need all the help he can get – including the government agent his wife may be sleeping with!
A perfect thriller for fans of 24, Homeland, and Falling Down.
HACK SLASH VS CHAOS #1 Dynamite Entertainment
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Rapha Lobosco (CA) Tim Seeley
Cassie Hack, Slasher Hunter Supreme, thought she’d gotten rid of those teenager-perforating undead menaces. But now they’re suddenly springing back to life! Cassie and Vlad are going to have to team up with megadeath dispenser Evil Ernie to stop the slaughter, putting them on a path that appears to lead through Chastity, the Chosen, and Purgatori! Tim Seeley returns to his beloved creations to pit them against the world’s greatest horror universe and brings back some of the series’ most beloved slashers!
LAGUARDIA #1 Dark Horse Comics
(W) Nnedi Okorafor (A/CA) Tana Ford
Set in an alternative world where aliens have come to Earth and integrated with society, LaGuardia revolves around a pregnant Nigerian-American doctor, Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka who has just returned to NYC under mysterious conditions. After smuggling an illegal alien plant named “Letme Live” through LaGuardia International and Interstellar Airport’s customs and security, she arrives at her grandmother’s tenement, the New Hope Apartments in the South Bronx.
STARGATE ATLANTIS UNIVERSE ANTHOLOGY ONGOING #1 American Mythology Productions
(W) Mark L. Haynes, J. C. Vaughn (A) Eliseu Zeu Gouveia
Stargate fans rejoice! Thanks to the incredible reaction to our SGA / SGU Anthology Annual issue, we are launching a brand new ongoing series featuring the very best of both series! In “Eli’s Game” after the events of SGU #6, Eli has scavenged and improvised several decks of playing cards from the crew. Now he’s assembled a “high stakes” game among Destiny’s regulars, but the real action isn’t in the cards but the player’s memories. And “Wraith Sense” Teyla must rely upon her innate abilities to survive in a nightmarish Wraith hive. Stargate Atlantis Universe Anthology comes with three covers – SGU Photo Cover, SGA Photo Cover, and a special Premium Limited Edition Flashback Photo Cover.
WIZARD BEACH #1 (OF 5) Boom! Studios
(W) Shaun Simon (A/CA) Conor Nolan
When Hexley Daggard Ragbottom sets off to find his Uncle Salazar, he expects to find the most powerful wizard of the modern age. Instead, he finds Uncle “Sally ” only wants to kick back, relax, and stay clear of any kind of wizard politics. So how is Hex supposed to become a great wizard if all the adults are too lazy to teach him? Shaun Simon (The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) and Conor Nolan (Jim Henson ‘s The Storyteller: Giants) present a humorous look at magic, family and just kicking back.
THIS WEEK'S NEW SERIES & SPECIALS
MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 (ONE-SHOT) Marvel Comics
(W) Charlamagne Tha God , Chris Sims, Various (A) Marco Failla, Kris Anka, More (CA) David Nakayama
Twenty-five holiday tales of merry mutants, one for each day of December 1 through December 25! What does Magneto do for Hanukkah? What’s Rogue and Gambit’s first married Christmas like? Is Jubilee truly the master of navigating malls during the holidays? These questions and more are answered as all your favorite X-Men and more creators than you can shake a jingle bell at come together for a holiday celebration to last all month long!
SPIDER-GEDDON HANDBOOK (ONE-SHOT) Marvel Comics
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe returns with an all-new collection of Spider-Man profiles just in time for SPIDER-GEDDON! Among the profiles are the heroic Spiderling (Annie Parker)! Spider-Girl (Ashley Barton)! The vile Inheritors! Spider-Punk! Spider-Man’s sister, Teresa Parker! The Master Weaver! And more! Also featuring updates for Spider-Man (Parker), Miles Morales and two Scarlet Spiders! Plus: A guide to the Spider-Men across the Multiverse!
TEAM SONIC RACING (ONE-SHOT) IDW Publishing
(W) Caleb Goellner (A/CA) Adam Bryce Thomas
Sonic’s been taken to another world and entered into a race unlike any other! With a little help from his friends Tails and Knuckles, he’ll race to win the competition and get everyone home! BUT! Before that, check out a comics exclusive story straight from the world of Team Sonic Racing!
X-MEN EXTERMINATED #1 (ONE-SHOT) Marvel Comics
(W) Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler, Chris Claremont (A) Neil Edwards, Ramon Rosanas (CA) Geoff Shaw
A Death in the Family!
In the aftermath of Extermination, the X-Men mourn for their fallen brother, Cable. But no one is taking it harder than his adopted daughter, Hope Summers. Will Hope be able to cope with the loss, or will she be led down a dark path that she won’t be able to return from? Only Jean Grey can save Hope from herself! Plus, celebrate the life of Nathan Summers with a story from his past by Chris Claremont!
FULL LIST OF RELEASES
2000 AD PROG #2110
ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #5 (OF 12)
ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN 66 #5
BATMAN THE MAXX ARKHAM DREAMS #3 (OF 5)
BLACK AF DEVILS DYE #1 (OF 4)
BLACK KNIGHT #2 (OF 5)
BORDER TOWN #4
BREAKNECK #1 (OF 5)
CINEMA PURGATORIO #16
CURSE OF BRIMSTONE #9
CURSE WORDS #18
DEATH ORB #3
DEATHSTROKE #38 (ARKHAM)
DEFENDERS IMMORTAL HULK #1
DEFENDERS NAMOR #1
DOCTOR STRANGE #9
DOCTOR WHO 13TH #2
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #8 (OF 12)
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #8 (OF 12) VAR ED
GREEN ARROW #47
GREEN LANTERN #2
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #24
HACK SLASH VS CHAOS #1
HARLEY QUINN #55
HELLICIOUS #4 (OF 6)
HER INFERNAL DESCENT #5
IMMORTAL HULK #10
INFINITY WARS INFINITY WARPS #2 (OF 2)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #13
KILLMONGER #1 (OF 5)
LOW ROAD WEST #4 (OF 5)
MARTIAN MANHUNTER #1 (OF 12)
MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH #3 (OF 6)
MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #38
OGRE #2 (OF 3)
OPTIMUS PRIME #25
PENNY DREADFUL #12
PRODIGY #1 (OF 6)
RED HOOD OUTLAW #29
RICK & MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #3 (OF 4)
RICK & MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #3 (OF 4) VAR
RIVERS OF LONDON #2 (OF 4) ACTION AT A DISTANCE
ROAD OF THE DEAD HIGHWAY TO HELL #2
SELF MADE #1
SHATTERSTAR #3 (OF 5)
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #43
STAR TREK TNG TERRA INCOGNITA #5
STAR TREK VS TRANSFORMERS #3 (OF 4)
STAR WARS #58
STAR WARS AGE REPUBLIC QUI-GON JINN #1
STAR WARS AGE REPUBLIC QUI-GON JINN #1 CAMUNCOLI VAR
STAR WARS AGE REPUBLIC QUI-GON JINN #1 CORY SMITH VAR
STAR WARS AGE REPUBLIC QUI-GON JINN #1 MCCAIG VAR
STARGATE ATLANTIS UNIVERSE ANTHOLOGY ONGOING #1
SUICIDE SQUAD BLACK FILES #2 (OF 6)
SWORD DAUGHTER #4
TEAM SONIC RACING (ONE-SHOT)
TEEN TITANS GO #31
UMBRELLA ACADEMY HOTEL OBLIVION #3
UNCANNY X-MEN #4
UNITED STATES VS MURDER INC #4 (OF 6)
UNNATURAL #5 (OF 12)
UNNATURAL #5 (OF 12) VAR
VAN HELSING SWORD OF HEAVEN #2 (OF 6)
WALKING DEAD #186
WELCOME TO WANDERLAND #3 (OF 4)
WEST COAST AVENGERS #5
WICKED & DIVINE #40
WINTER SOLDIER #1
WIZARD BEACH #1 (OF 5)
X-MEN EXTERMINATED #1