This is IT, week 3. The X-Men universe changes—aw, you get the idea. Plus, you know, other stuff, too! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE (LISTED ALPHABETICALLY)-- ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #1 After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 Classic science-magic super hero fun combined with young and old heroes from multiple lands clashing with one another, fighting monsters and maybe saving the world along the way! ARCHIE MARRIED LIFE 10 YEARS LATER #1 10 years later, a landmark moment in Archie Comics history is being revisited! This is a sequel to the headline-making 2009 'Archie Wedding' storyline. See how much life has changed for Archie, his family, and the rest of Riverdale in this new and exciting mini-series. BERSERKER UNBOUND #1 A merciless sword and sorcery warrior finds himself blasted through a wormhole to a modern-day metropolis where he must protect those around him from an evil wizard determined to send him to hell. From the Eisner Award-winning team of Jeff Lemire, Mike Deodato Jr., and Frank Martin comes this urban warrior fantasy series! COFFIN BOUND #1 Chased by an unstoppable killer, Izzy Tyburn has decided that if the world won't have her in it, it can have nothing of her at all. She's re-treading her life, leaving nothing but burned rubber, ash, and the sun-scorched bones of those who get in her way. DEATH-DEFYING DEVIL #1 Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Wonder Woman) and Walter Geovani (Red Sonja, Clean Room) present the story of The Death-Defying Devil and a group of neighbors who will do what it takes to keep their home, and each other, safe! FUTURE FOUNDATION #1 This crew of young geniuses, Atlanteans, Mutants, Moloids and androids have run into every problem in the Multiverse. Now, with the leadership of Alex and Julie Power and a little extra firepower from guest professor Yondu Udonta, the team will undergo their most dangerous mission yet - a prison break! HG WELLS THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU #1 Ted Adams joins Locke & Key artist/co-creator Gabriel Rodríguez to present an all-new adaptation of H.G. Wells' classic science fiction novel. As relevant today as when Wells wrote it in 1896, The Island of Doctor Moreau addresses the question all scientists should ask themselves: "Just because we can do something, does that mean we should?" LENORE VOLUME III #1 The world's cutest cadaver! The most lamentable leading lady! The gruesome goth girl herself! The gothic icon Lenore returns at last, in a brand new series from creator Roman Dirge. A demented pickle hat begins its mad killing spree! SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN SELF-IMPROVEMENT #1 We've uncovered a hidden gem of Spider-Man donning a black suit before SECRET WARS, and we tasked SPIDER-MAN legends PETER DAVID and RICK LEONARDI with bringing it into the light! SINESTRO YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1 As the universe tilts towards doom, great forces awake in an effort to stop Lex Luthor's mad plans. Dispatching Sinestro, Luthor sends the former Green Lantern to bring these old gods under control or destroy them before they reach Earth. SNOW GLASS APPLES HC A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by New York Times bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- HOUSE OF X #2, DCEASED #4, LOIS LANE #2, DIE #6, SEA OF STARS #2, BATMAN #76, IMMORTAL HULK #22, and NO ONE LEFT TO FIGHT #2. When it comes to New Comics, August is not fooling around!!
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!