It’s time for the event of the season… DC’s EVENT LEVIATHAN, that is! Along with the Tradd Moore-drawn SILVER SURFER BLACK, this week is already looking great! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- SILVER SURFER BLACK #1 Donny Cates! Gorgeous Tradd Moore art!! Almost the entire galaxy's defenders have been blown through a black hole, including the Silver Surfer! But the story doesn't end there... In order to fight back the oblivion, Surfer will have to fight to save his own soul and not lose himself to the void. EVENT LEVIATHAN #1 The groundbreaking and always-inventive team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev (SCARLET, Daredevil) unite on a mystery thriller that stretches across the DC Universe and touches every character from Batman to Superman to the Question to Talia al Ghul. With startling ease, a newly dangerous and aggressive Leviathan wipes out all its competition and now turns its sights to molding the world into its vision of order. Can the new threat's growth be stopped...and who's guiding its new agents of chaos? --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- SONATA #1 Two cultures clash on a planet they each believe is their Promised Land. The Rans are a peace-loving people, but the Tayans are a race of warriors who seek to colonize and control. The mysterious Sleeping Giants also call this place home, though no one knows if they're monsters or the gods of legend. And amidst all this, a young woman named Sonata is willing to break all the rules to find her place in this world-and she's not about to let sleeping gods lie. LORNA TP Lorna's like any other girl... she loves cats, she's incredibly awkward, and she won't hesitate to pull a knife on those who displease her! From Catboy creator Benji Nate, Lorna follows the malicious-yet-charming Lorna as she learns about fashion, friendship, and romance, with a generous helping of murder! TRUST FALL #1 Ash Parsons has a quirk of genetics that lets her teleport things. She's the golden goose of her family, the foundation of a struggling criminal outfit trying to get ahead in the world and Ash is able to pop out whole fleets of cars and entire bank vaults. But while she can teleport valuables and her accomplices, she can't teleport herself - making every job a trust fall with her family there to catch her and escort her to safety. JUGHEAD TIME POLICE #1 When Jughead messes up his Riverdale Annual Bake-Off pie recipe so terribly, he is disqualified and banned from all future Bake-Offs! Jug goes to unthinkable lengths to fix his error: time travel! Even Riverdale's most erudite teenager can't manage the delicate dance of going back in time, and poor Juggie lands himself in an epic battle to keep the time stream intact! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #4, BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #6, IMMORTAL HULK #19, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #23, SUPERMAN #12, TRANSFORMERS #7, and UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #45. This could turn out to be THE summer for comics! Let’s find out together!
It’s June, already?? Luckily we have your Summer Reading List right here! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- DIE VOL 01 FANTASY HEARTBREAKER Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine) teams up with artist Stephanie Hans for DIE, a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning, unearthly horror they only just survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron's in a rush, he describes it as "Goth Jumanji", but that's only the tip of this critically acclaimed obsidian iceberg. Collects DIE #1-5. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- BLACK CAT #1 The Black Cat in her first ever ongoing series! Felicia Hardy has a taste for the finer things in life and a certain set of skills that can get her into any mansion, vault or museum to...procure said finer things. But due to her actions in Amazing Spider-Man, Felicia's not only on the run from the police but also by the New York Theives Guild and their boss Odessa Drake! And an all-new Marvel Meow short story by Nao Fuji! CEMETERY BEACH COLLECTION A professional pathfinder breaks out of a torture cell in pursuit of his worst extraction scenario ever: escaping on foot across a sprawling and secret off-world colony established a hundred years ago and filled with generations of lunatics. His only ally? A disaffected young murderess. From WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD. Collects CEMETERY BEACH #1-7. INCREDIBLE HULK LAST CALL #1 In his twelve-year stint on The Incredible Hulk, Peter David redefined the Green Goliath for generations of fans and creators. Artist Dale Keown drew some of that run's most beloved and influential issues. Now the pair return to their incredible collaboration for a special oversized one-shot issue! Bruce Banner is tired of being the Hulk. Heck, he's tired of being. But just when he's about to lose all hope, a miracle occurs: a fight worthy of the Incredible Hulk. MINECRAFT VOL 01 The first original graphic novel set in the world of the gaming phenomenon Minecraft! Tyler, along with his friends Evan, Candace, Tobi, and Grace, have been going on countless adventures together across the expanses of the Overworld and are in need of a new challenge. The group decides to go on the Ultimate Quest-to travel to the End and face off against the ender dragon! THUMBS #1 Imagine someone like, say, Mark Zuckerberg created his own army of tech-obsessed teens and directed them to take on the government. What would the fallout be? Charley "Thumbs" Fellows is a member of just such an army. Poor and raised by the influential MOM™ app, he finds himself in the center of a war. The Social Network meets Blade Runner in this big event book from the team that brought you the hit series THE FEW! IGNITED #1 It's the first day back at Phoenix Academy High, but this year there's no back to school excitement in the air as returning students and faculty are haunted by memories of last year's horrific attack. So many friends and colleagues were lost, and some of those who survived underwent changes; they Ignited, gaining supernatural abilities they barely understand. Little do they know this is just the beginning! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- DCEASED #2, CRIMINAL #5, STAR WARS AOR LUKE SKYWALKER #1, SAVAGE AVENGERS #2, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #5, MAN-EATERS #9 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #25 (YEAR OF THE VILLAIN)! Hopefully you can read all of these pretty quickly, because we’ll have a new Summer Reading List for you next week! And the week after!
Was May saving all of its biggest releases for the final week of the month? It sure feels that way! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 From the powerhouse creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the team that reinvented Batman from the emotional depths of "Court of Owls" to the bombastic power of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, DC Black Label is proud to present the bimonthly, three-issue miniseries BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH. Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane. And...he was never Batman. So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he embarks on a quest through a devastated DC landscape featuring a massive cast of familiar faces from the DC Universe. As he tries to piece together the mystery of his past, he must unravel the cause of this terrible future and track down the unspeakable force that destroyed the world as he knew it... SUPERMAN LEVIATHAN RISING SPECIAL #1 An all-star roster of writers and artists highlight the new threat of Leviathan, but also tees up new ongoing series for Jimmy Olsen by writer Matt Fraction and artist Steve Lieber, and Lois Lane by writer Greg Rucka and artist Mike Perkins, coming in June! As Leviathan enacts a plan to take down Superman, it's up to Lois, Jimmy and the heroes of the DC Universe to rescue the Man of Steel. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- SHE SAID DESTROY #1 Over millennia, Brigid, Goddess of theSun, has conquered and converted the entire solar system into worshipping her and her alone, save one space colony. The witches of Fey are the last believers of The Morrigan, Goddess of Death, Brigid's sister and the only other God left. As Brigid's forces prepare for one final battle, The Morrigan prepares to do what she does best: Destroy! VORACIOUS APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION #1 Chef Nate Willner's dinosaur hunts in an alternate dimension reignited his passion for cooking and turned his life around. But traveling through time and space for prehistoric meat has consequences he never imagined. He's damaged another universe, fractured the trust of the people he cares for most, and unleashed a flesh-hungry monster on his hometown. Can Nate and his friends put aside their differences long enough to save Blackfossil? X-MEN GRAND DESIGN X-TINCTION #1 The series that has critics and fans raving returns for its final installment! The ruination of the X-Men revisited! Re-live the now-classic storylines like Mutant Massacre and The Fall of the Mutants. With appearances by Longshot, Cable, and The Marauders! Created soup to nuts by comic book superstar Ed Piskor in the Mighty Marvel Manner! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #22, IMMORTAL HULK #18, DOOMSDAY CLOCK #10, HEROES IN CRISIS #9, ASCENDER #2, and CODA #12. We hope you rest up on Memorial Day, because May 29th is going to be an intense day for comics fans!