This is IT, week 2. The X-Men universe changes forever, continuing NOW!! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- POWERS OF X #1 Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X (ten) reveals the secret past, present and future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men! MANOR BLACK #1 From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis. Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers. As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts, Roman adopts a young mage whom he gifts his powers to with the hope that someone good will take his place against the evil forces out to bring down his family and legacy. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE Does Superman ever make mistakes? What was Wonder Woman's 11th birthday like? Does Aquaman smell like fish? The greatest heroes in the DC Universe, the Justice League of America, answer mail from their biggest fans-kids!-courtesy of Michael Northrop and Challengers' bestest friend Gustavo Duarte!! DEATHS HEAD #1 When a job goes wrong, intergalactic mech merc Death's Head wakes up half-assembled at a punk show! And if the crowd full of deodorant-eschewing youths wasn't enough, the Young Avengers show up! Well, half of them anyway. Hulkling and Wiccan face down the best freelance peacekeeping agent in this universe. GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #1 A Green Lantern tradition is reborn when the annual Jordan family reunion takes a turn for the bizarre, leaving Hal and his nearest and dearest on the front line of a terrifying invasion from an impossible reality that's closer than you think! There's only one way for intergalactic lawman Hal "Green Lantern" Jordan to prevent the ultra-crime of the millennium-but what will be the outcome when Green Lantern takes on a young superhero sidekick? KNIGHTS TEMPORAL #1 When Auguste de Riviere returned from the Crusades, he was ashamed and horrified by the things he had done. Hoping to reclaim his soul, he pledges to root out evil wherever it might be found. But when he pursued a vile sorcerer into a forbidden forest, his life was shattered. Au-guste ventured into the dark forest, but emerged in the modern world. From Cullen Bunn! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2, WALKING DEAD #193 (2ND PRINT), BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #7, CAPTAIN AMERICA #12, SPAWN #299, MONSTRESS #24 and the FINAL issue of PAPER GIRLS! There may not be a million books out this week, but measuring by quality and anticipation, this week is HUGE.
This is IT. The X-Men universe changes forever, starting NOW!! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- HOUSE OF X #1 Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman takes the reins of the X-Men universe! In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind...one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #1 In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry unravels, dealing a devastating blow to the Dark Knight. VALKYRIE JANE FOSTER #1 For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a new role as Valkyrie, guide and ferrywoman to the dead! But her days of punching are far from over. HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe - in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, everything that was, is or will be! MARVELS EPILOGUE #1 An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross! A "Marvels" look at the "all-new, all-different" X-Men of the 1970s. ARCHIE VS PREDATOR 2 #1 Betty, Veronica, and Predator-Archie have been left in the wreckage of their town, all their friends dead. Normally, they'd just go down Memory Lane and get home again where everything's okay, but that's no longer an option. It isn't until they find an undamaged car and drive it down a different road where they can finally return to Riverdale-but their hometown feels different. And it's made even more bizarre when they come face-to-face with a few people they'd never expect: themselves. FEARLESS #1 Straight off her silver-screen debut, Captain Marvel takes the world by storm! And speaking of the weather, Storm of the X-Men faces a problem only a goddess could solve. Add the Invisible Woman, and you've got an unstoppable trio. STAR PIG #1 Like many late-21st-century teens, geeky 16-year-old Vess gets packed off to spend her summer at Space Camp-which is literally in space. Tragically, a shuttle accident sends her and the rest of the passengers careening toward a cold, frosty death among the stars. But when a gigantic, space-faring water bear miraculously rescues Vess and her beloved retro Discman, it's the beginning of an extraordinary friendship and an incredible journey home. SWORD MASTER #1 Haunted by dreams of demons, Lin Lie hunts for his missing archeologist father - and for the secret of the black sword he left behind. Learn the mysterious origins of Marvel's newest Chinese superhero, in the English language debut of the original series written by Shuizhu and drawn by Gunji! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- GRUMBLE #8, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #26, FLASH #75, WICKED + DIVINE #44, INVISIBLE KINGDOM #5, and ACTION COMICS #1008. EIGHT Marvel Comics #1’s + a new Sean Gordon Murphy Batman book = a huge week of new comics! And that's just scratching the surface!
July is so crazy with New #1’s and fun new graphic novels—they just keep coming!! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- SUPERMANS PAL JIMMY OLSEN #1 Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this12-issue series. It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends in Gotham City. And then we kill Jimmy. By Matt Fraction & Steve Lieber!! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— BLADE RUNNER 2019 #1 From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Michael Green (Blade Runner 2049) comes the story of a modern day Blade Runner in neo-noir Los Angeles. COLLAPSER #1 Liam suffers from anxiety, and the only thing that quiets it is music, which makes a weekly DJ gig his one saving grace. But Liam's life changes forever when he receives a black hole in the mail (yes, you read that right), one that takes up residence in his chest, grants him insane superpowers, turns him into a celebrity and draws him into a cosmic conflict beyond his wildest imagination. From DC's Young Animal. LOKI #1 Written by Challengers' best friend Daniel Kibblesmith! After dying a grisly death in THE WAR OF THE REALMS, Loki learned a valuable lesson in warmongering: Don't get caught. But now he has a whole new set of responsibilities - and his brother Thor is not about to let him walk away from them this time. ORVILLE NEW BEGINNINGS #1 The hit TV show is now a comic written by the series Executive Producer David A. Goodman. On their way to a fleet conference via shuttle, Ed and Gordon pick up a distress signal from a century-old buoy belonging to a Union ship and decide to investigate. Meanwhile, back on the Orville, Kelly tries to mediate when Bortus insists on enrolling Topa into school even though he is only a few months old. RAGNAROK BREAKING OF HELHEIM #1 By Walt Simonson. In the end, the gods gathered together and met their foes on the Battle Plain of Vigrid. There, so the stories tell, the gods and their great enemies slaughtered each other, the stars fell from the sky, Midgard itself sank into the all-encompassing ocean, and the Nine worlds were destroyed. RESONANT #1 A decade has passed since the first Waves hit, unleashing humanity's darkest impulses and plunging the world into chaos. Paxton, a single father of three, must venture from the secluded haven they've built to restock the medicine his chronically-ill youngest son needs to survive. When the somewhat routine trip goes awry, Paxton and his children-now separated-will battle everything in their path to reunite. SERA & ROYAL STARS #1 Civil war rages in the Empire of Parsa, and famine has struck. As the seasons refuse to turn, Princess Sera receives a vision from the deity Mitra telling her to find the Royal Stars and restore them to the heavens. Despite her kingdom and her troops' need of her command, Sera embarks on a quest to find the fallen stars--now trapped on earth--and save her people from dearth and death. Art by Audrey Mok. VAMPIRELLA #1 A brand-new, ongoing series written by Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deathstroke, Quantum & Woody, Justice League)! What more do you need to know? WONDER WOMAN COME BACK TO ME #1 When Steve Trevor is called in for a test flight of an experimental new aircraft, he winds up lost in the Bermuda Triangle-and it's up to Wonder Woman and Etta Candy to follow his trail to a mysterious, savage island! Written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Chad Hardin. --NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS OF NOTE-- LET’S MAKE RAMEN COMIC BOOK COOKBOOK Playful and instructive, this hybrid cookbook/graphic novel introduces the history of ramen and provides more than 40 recipes for everything you need to make the perfect ramen at home including stocks, tares, and broths; noodles, toppings, and accompaniments. Art by Chicago's own Sarah Becan! BAGS OR A STORY THEREOF This is the tale of John Motts. He is a man who had a dog, but now that dog is gone. John searches his house, his street, and his town, but the dog is nowhere to be found. John soon realizes that he must travel further, past the road and into the trees if he's ever to find out the truth of what happened to his dog. By Pat McHale, creator of the Emmy Award-winning Cartoon Network series, Over The Garden Wall. GRUMBLE VOL 01 YOU'RE THE DOG NOW MAN When the forces of good and evil are hunting you down, the only logical thing to do is disguise yourself as a dog and go on the run! Eddie is a low-rent hustler who got magically turned into a pug during a con gone wrong. Tala is the part-demon daughter of Eddie's ex-partner. When Tala finds herself the target of powerful interdimensional forces, she goes to Eddie for help-setting off a chain reaction of chaos and destruction that could threaten the very fabric of existence. By Challengers' bestest friend MIKE NORTON! RONIN ISLAND TP VOL 01 After a mysterious attack wipes out the major cities of 19th century Japan, Korea, and China, survivors from all three lands find refuge on a hidden island and build a new society. Hana, the orphaned daughter of Korean peasants, and Kenichi, son of a great samurai leader, have little in common except for a mutual disdain for the other. But these young warriors will have to work together when an army invades the island with shocking news: there is a new Shogun and the Island is expected to pay fealty in exchange for protection from a new enemy...a mutated horde that threatens to wipe out all humanity. THEY CALLED US ENEMY In a stunning graphic memoir, George Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentration camps, as one of over 100,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon-and America itself-in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. --DON’T OVERLOOK-- SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #5, LITTLE BIRD #5, IMMORTAL HULK #21, B ATMAN #75, ASSASSIN NATION #5, and GIDEON FALLS #15. Something new every week! Something new for everyone! So much new!! ---------- GRAPHIC NOVELS ---------- ANGEL CLAWS HC BAGS OR A STORY THEREOF BEASTARS VOL 01 BY NIGHT VOL 02 CHESHIRE CROSSING DEAD DEAD DEMONS DEDEDEDE DESTRUCTION VOL 06 DIE DIE DIE VOL FIRE PUNCH VOL 07 GODZILLA KINGDOM OF MONSTERS GRUMBLE VOL 01 YOURE THE DOG NOW MAN HAVOK WOLVERINE MELTDOWN JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL 03 LETS MAKE RAMEN COMIC BOOK COOKBOOK MAGUS OF LIBRARY VOL 01 MILES MORALES VOL 01 MOORCOCK CORUM HC VOL 03 KING OF THE SWORDS NYANKEES VOL 03 OUR SUPER ADVENTURE HC VOL 02 OUT OF THE BLUE HC VOL 02 RONIN ISLAND VOL 01 THEY CALLED US ENEMY TOMB OF DRACULA DAY OF BLOOD WHAT WOULD SKELETOR DO HC WOLVERINE LONG NIGHT ---------- MARVEL ---------- CAPTAIN MARVEL #8 DAREDEVIL #8 DEADPOOL #15 DOMINO HOTSHOTS #5 IMMORTAL HULK #21 INVADERS #7 LOKI #1 MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #4 (2ND PRINT) MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #5 (2ND PRINT) MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #6 (2ND PRINT) PUNISHER ANNUAL #1 SECRET WARPS GHOST PANTHER ANNUAL #1 SILVER SURFER BLACK #2 SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #5 SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #4 (2ND PRINT) SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #5 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9 STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #34 STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #4 UNSTOPPABLE WASP #10 X-FORCE #10 UNCANNY X-MEN #22 GIANT SIZED X-MEN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION AGE OF X-MAN OMEGA #1 ---------- DC ---------- AQUAMAN #50 BATMAN #75 BATMAN #75 CARD STOCK COLLAPSER #1 JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 VAR ED LUCIFER #10 NIGHTWING #62 PEARL #11 SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #1 SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #1 VAR ED TEEN TITANS #32 WONDER WOMAN COME BACK TO ME #1 ---------- IMAGE ---------- ASSASSIN NATION #5 BLACK SCIENCE #41 EXCELLENCE #3 FAIRLADY #4 GIDEON FALLS #15 HIT-GIRL SEASON TWO #6 LITTLE BIRD #5 OUTPOST ZERO #11 PORT OF EARTH #12 RIDE BURNING DESIRE #2 RUMBLE #14 SONATA #2 WARNING #9 ---------- OTHER PUBLISHERS ---------- AMERICAN GODS MOMENT OF STORM #4 ANIMOSITY #22 BLACK BADGE #12 BLADE RUNNER 2019 #1 BLOSSOMS 666 #5 BRONZE AGE BOOGIE #4 CLUE CANDLESTICK #3 DOCTOR WHO 13TH #10 ELVIRA MISTRESS OF DARK #7 FAITHLESS #4 CVR A FAITHLESS #4 CVR B FIREFLY #8 FROM HELL MASTER EDITION #6 INVADER ZIM #45 JOE GOLEM CONJURORS #3 JUGHEAD HUNGER VS VAMPIRONICA #3 JUGHEAD TIME POLICE #2 LADY MECHANIKA SANGRE #2 LIFE & DEATH OF TOYO HARADA #5 LOEG TEMPEST #6 LOVE & ROCKETS MAGAZINE #7 MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER #4 ORVILLE NEW BEGINNINGS #1 RAGNAROK BREAKING OF HELHEIM #1 RESONANT #1 SERA & ROYAL STARS #1 SMOOTH CRIMINALS #7 TRANSFORMERS #9 TRANSFORMERS GHOSTBUSTERS #2 USAGI YOJIMBO #2 VAMPIRELLA #1 VAMPIRELLA #1 1969 REPLICA ---------- #1’s ---------- BLADE RUNNER 2019 #1 COLLAPSER #1 LOKI #1 ORVILLE NEW BEGINNINGS #1 PUNISHER ANNUAL #1 RAGNAROK BREAKING OF HELHEIM #1 RESONANT #1 SECRET WARPS GHOST PANTHER ANNUAL #1 SERA & ROYAL STARS #1 SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #1 VAMPIRELLA #1 WONDER WOMAN COME BACK TO ME #1 AGE OF X-MAN OMEGA #1 ---------- SIDEKICKS ---------- MARVEL ACTION CAPTAIN AMERICA SNOW WHITE SEVEN DWARFS #2 TEEN TITANS GO #35