Tom King has done amazing work with Vision, Adam Strange, Superman, Batman and Mister Miracle, and now he turns his attention to SUPERGIRL, THE WOMAN OF TOMORROW! And the HELLFIRE GALA rages on!! Also don’t overlook the 2nd issue of TIME BEFORE TIME as well as the rest of this week’s nifty comics!
—HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— • SUPERGIRL WOMAN OF TOMORROW #1 By TOM KING and BILQUIS EVELY. Just when Supergirl thinks she’s had enough, everything changes. An alien girl seeks her out for a vicious mission. Her world has been destroyed, and the bad guys responsible are still out there. She wants revenge, and if Supergirl doesn’t help her, she’ll do it herself, whatever the cost. • PLANET-SIZED X-MEN #1 The HELLFIRE GALA rages on, but bigger things are afoot a world away. Make no mistake - this is an X-Men book drawn by superstar artist Pepe Larraz. It is absolutely the most important issue of the month, yet this description is terrible!!
—NEW BOOKS OF NOTE— • STATIC SEASON ONE #1 At long last, the most famous face of the Milestone Universe is making his shocking return! • SAVE YOURSELF #1 What if Magical Girls weren't Earth's champions at all? • HEROES REBORN WEAPON X FINAL FLIGHT #1 In a world without the Avengers, the Squadron Supreme protects and defends the interests of America! But where does that leave a country like Canada? The Great White North is now a wasteland. Their forests are scorched. Their provinces annexed. Their people barely surviving. Who will stand up and protect them from the supremacy of the Squadron? • NORSE MYTHOLOGY II #1 Explore the origins of poetry-good and bad-in this tale of malicious dwarfs, suspicious giants, and the wise god Kvasir, whose eventual fate leads to the creation of a powerful mead that many will fight and die for. Faithfully adapted from the Neil Gaiman novel! • REPRESENT #1 From DC Comics. New voices present relevant, topical visions of social change and personal histories, some true-to-life while others are semi-fictionalized accounts of real experiences. All have one thing in common—innovative styles and compelling stories which examine how our culture builds understanding, tracing society’s arc toward justice as we evolve in pursuit of a more just and compassionate world. • COMPASS #1 Shahidah El-Amin is many things: scholar, cartographer, astronomer, mathematician, scientist, explorer, adventurer, and - when need be - two-fisted fighter. Setting out from Baghdad's legendary House of Wisdom during the Islamic Golden Age, Shahi's quest brings her to 13th-century Britain... where the Welsh are whispered to possess the secret of eternal life. But Shahi's not the only one after it... • SEVEN SWORDS #1 A weary and jaded D'Artagnan is drawn into a final conflict with the wicked Cardinal Richelieu, whose ruthless quest for power has led him to the supernatural. But the Last Musketeer can't defeat these infernal enemies alone. To save the world, he'll need to join forces with seven iconic swashbuckling heroes: Don Juan, Captain Blood, Cyrano de Bergerac, to name a few. • JUPITERS LEGACY REQUIEM #1 The next chapter in 2021's Netflix global failure begins here as MARK MILLAR returns for the sequel to one of his most critically acclaimed comics that bombed as a live-action series.
—DON’T OVERLOOK— NIGHTWING #81, BRZRKR #3, HEROES REBORN #7, HELFIRE GALA (NEW MUTANTS #19, X-CORP #2), RADIANT BLACK #5, STILLWATER #8, MANY DEATHS LAILA STARR #3, and VENOM #200.
You’ve heard us rave about SIX SIDEKICKS OF TRIGGER KEATON #1 for months now, and it’s finally coming out! And while we absolutely love it, don’t overlook the 2nd issues of THE GOOD ASIAN and MARJORIE FINNEGAN TEMPORAL CRIMINAL, as well as the rest of this week’s swell comics!
—HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— • SIX SIDEKICKS OF TRIGGER KEATON #1 Book of the Year!!! The world's most unlikable action star has been found dead, and his previous TV sidekicks are looking to solve the mystery. But how can you catch a murderer when almost everyone hated the victim? Now these sidekicks are going to learn what it means to be the stars of the show...that is, if any of them survive the STUNTMAN WAR! • MILES MORALES SHOCK WAVES GN An original middle-grade graphic novel from Graphix starring Brooklyn's Spider-Man, Miles Morales, by bestselling author Justin A. Reynolds and Eisner nominee Pablo Leon! After a disastrous earthquake strikes his mother's birthplace of Puerto Rico, Miles springs into action to help set up a fundraiser for the devastated island. But when a new student's father goes missing, Miles begins to make connections between the disappearance and a giant corporation sponsoring Miles' fundraiser. Who is behind the disappearance, and how does that relate to Spider-Man?
—NEW BOOKS OF NOTE— • BUNNY MASK #1 Sealed in a cave before the dawn of man, released by a crazed madman, Bunny Mask walks our world once more. But for what dark purpose does she use her unnatural powers? And what's her connection to Bee Foster, a young girl murdered by her father fourteen years ago? In order to save his life - and his sanity - one man will have to discover the truth of what waits behind the mask. • DC PRIDE #1 DC celebrates Pride Month with nine all-new stories starring fan-favorite LGBTQIA+ characters including Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Batwoman. • HEROES REBORN NIGHT-GWEN #1 By day, Dr. Gwendolyn Stacy is Ravencroft Asylum's leading psychiatrist. But by night, she dons the guise of the vigilante known as Nightbird! But how did this happen? Why did this happen? And what does Kyle Richmond, the Nighthawk, have to do with it? There may not be any time to find out, because Nightbird must hunt down a new killer called the Jackal! • HEROES REBORN SQUADRON SAVAGE #1 There are some threats that require a more savage approach than the Squadron Supreme of America can offer. For those missions, the Department of Defense has put together a team consisting of Elektra, the Punisher, Crossbones, Cloak and the enigmatic Murder Hornet. They must fight their way through a team of super-powered terrorists known as the Redeemers-if they don't kill one another first!
Black Lives Matter What’s in Patrick’s pocket? Delaying the Batman/Fortinite reprints is annoying. New DC solicits (Batman the World). Signings are back at Challengers! Kyle Starks & Chris Schweizer, Michael Moreci, Tim Seeley, and Dave Scheidt, for starters. Maybe we’ll have plans for FCBD after all… Black Lives Matter. Thank you for all thinking so highly of us.