PREVIEWS – MARCH 2019 – UPDATED PULLSHEET

DC COMICS

BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 (OF 3) (MR)
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Jonathan Glapion (A/CA) Greg Capullo
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…
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, published at DC’s standard comic trim size.
This could be the last Batman story ever told…
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $5.99

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Tyler Kirkham
When the quest for justice drives Batman into some morally ambiguous areas, he calls in the most moral man he knows: Jefferson Pierce, a.k.a. Black Lightning, and his team of operatives known as the Outsiders!
Several years ago Batman personally put the Barrera family into hiding after they suffered through terrible experiments at the hands of an organization called the Ark. Now all but one of them have turned up dead…and Batman needs to locate Sofia Barrera before the wrong people get their hands on her-and her surprising power! But it wouldn’t be Batman without a hidden agenda, would it? And when Black Lightning, Katana, the Signal and Orphan find out what Batman is really up to, their every loyalty will be called into question.
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
The 80th anniversary of Batman collides with the 35th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this stunning concluding miniseries to the BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES trilogy. Our heroes have battled the evil of the Foot Clan in Gotham City and Bane in New York, but now Krang has gotten his hands on the most dangerous technologies in the DC Universe-and no universe is safe from his wrath! Co-published with IDW.
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DCEASED #1 (OF 6)
DC COMICS
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, James Harren, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Greg Capullo
“I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was Death, and Hades was following close behind him.”-Revelation 6:8
A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600 million people and turning them instantly into violent, monstrous engines of destruction.
The heroes of the DCU are caught completely unprepared for a pandemic of this magnitude and struggle to save their loved ones first…but what happens to the World’s Greatest Heroes if the world ends?
New York Times best-selling writer Tom Taylor (INJUSTICE) returns with a terrifying new tale and is joined by artists Trevor Hairsine (LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT) and Stefano Gaudiano (The Walking Dead).
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DCS YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Jim Cheung, Alex Maleev, Francis Manapul (CA) Greg Capullo
Evil is winning! Lex Luthor and The Legion of Doom conspire with Cosmic Gods, bending mankind toward a dark destiny. Elsewhere, the scourge of Leviathan spreads unchecked, seizing power in every corner of the world. And all the while the Batman Who Laughs busies himself in the shadows, aligned with no one-yet with sinister plans for all.
The carnage starts here as the badguys take center stage in “The Year of the Villain,” the most treacherous event in DC Comics history. Some act with united goals, others with plans selfish and secret, every one of them on a monstrous collision course against Batman, Superman and the heroes of the DC Universe. And our heroes will fail us.
Don’t miss the start of “The Year of the Villain,” featuring the talents of writers Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, artists Jim Cheung, Alex Maleev and Francis Manapul and cover artist Greg Capullo-all for just $0.25!
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $0.25

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER #1
(W) G. Willow Wilson, Joshua Williamson, Mariko Tamaki, Dan DiDio, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Others (A) Stejpan Sejic, Tom Raney, Cully Hamner, Kyle Hotz, Cian Tormey, Others (CA) Francis Manapul
“Who let the dogs out?” DC does this summer as we unleash the beast within and join Krypto and Superman, Bat-Cow and Batman, Wonder Woman and Ferdinand and many more for eight sun-kissed stories in this can’t-miss animal-sized spectacular!
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $9.99

MARVEL COMICS

GIANT MAN #1
(W) Leah Williams (A) Marco Castiello (CA) Woo Cheol
WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS!
At the behest of All-Mother Freyja, four men must rise to monstrous heights and infiltrate the most savage territory of New Jotunheim: Florida!
Rated T
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $3.99

MARVEL TALES AVENGERS #1
(W) Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Roger Stern (A) Jack Kirby, John Buscema (CA) Jen Bartel
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes charge into action as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the House of Ideas with the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of our most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, the old order changeth for the very first time in AVENGERS (1963) #16, as the original team gives way – and Stan Lee and Jack Kirby assemble Captain America, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver as Cap’s Kooky Quartet! Then, in one of the greatest comic stories ever told, Roy Thomas and John Buscema introduce the most enigmatic android of all in AVENGERS (1963) #57 – behold, the Vision! Finally, in AVENGERS (1963) #264, crafted by Roger Stern and Buscema, meet the new Yellowjacket – who’s about to feel the full sting of the wondrous Wasp!
Rated T
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $7.99

MARVEL TALES IRON MAN #1
(W) Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, More (A) Don Heck, John RomitaJr (CA) Jen Bartel
The gleaming Golden Avenger steals the show as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the House of Ideas with the era-spanning MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of our most impressive talent from the past eight decades. First, Iron Man is born in the incredible origin story of Tony Stark, as told by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Don Heck in TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #39! Then, the unforgettable Pepper Potts enters Tony’s life as his hard-working assistant in TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #45! And, in IRON MAN (1968) #150, the team supreme of Bob Layton, David Michelinie and John Romita Jr. tell a Shell-Head story for the ages! Trapped in the time-lost land of King Arthur, Iron Man battles Doctor Doom!
Rated T
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $7.99

SAVAGE AVENGERS #1
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Deodato (CA) David Finch
The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst – Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to the Marvel Universe and his new adventures begin here. What is the City of Sickles? Who is the Marrow God? How is the Hand involved? The roughest and most dangerous characters rumble through this new title starting with…Conan vs. Wolverine? ‘Nuff said.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $4.99

WAR OF REALMS NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 (OF 4)
(W) Greg Pak (A) Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Billy Tan
FEATURING MARVEL’S NEWEST HEROES WAVE, AERO & SWORD MASTER!
A “War of the Realms” tie-in series! As Sindr, Immortal Queen of Muspelheim, and her legions of Fire Demons march on Asia, it’s time for a new band of heroes to unite to protect the Pacific Rim. Having brought together a ragtag team of heroes to defend the Earth from an alien invasion in the past, can Amadeus Cho reassemble his “protectors” — Shang-Chi, Silk and Jimmy Woo to save the world from incineration? And where is Kamala Khan? And just who are Crescent, Io and Luna Snow??? Featuring Marvel’s newest heroes from China, Aero and Sword Master, and a mysterious new Filipino heroine named WAVE!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

WAR OF REALMS SPIDER-MAN & LEAGUE OF REALMS #1 (OF 3)
(W) Sean Ryan (A) Nico Leon (CA) Ken Lashley
WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN!
• In order to win the War of the Realms, we need a LEAGUE OF REALMS!
• Thor once led this team with one representive from each fantastical realm, but the League has a NEW leader and representative of Midgard- SPIDER-MAN!
• Spider-Man must Frodo-Up and lead this ragtag group of SCREWBEARD THE DWARF, UD THE TROLL, RO BLOODROOT THE WIZARD, SIR IVORY HONEYSHOT THE LIGHT ELF and TITANYA THE MOUNTAIN GIANT! But who will represent ASGARD?!
• And, as Spidey is a terrible leader, could this team possibly achieve ANYTHING?!
Rated T
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $3.99

WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE DARK ELF REALM #1
(W) Bryan Hill (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
THE PUNISHER LEADS THE CHARGE TO SHUT DOWN THE BLACK BIFROST!
Deep in the swamps of Svartalfheim stands the Black Bifrost, Malekith’s corrupted Rainbow Bridge and the only reliable means of travel between the realms with the true Bifrost in pieces. If the gods are going to stop Malekith’s invasion, the Black Bridge must fall. With her son missing and husband injured, Lady Freyja must take up the challenge herself. But she won’t go alone. Hulk (Jen Walters), the Punisher, Blade and Ghost Rider follow the All-Mother of Asgard straight into Malekith’s home territory!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $4.99

WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE LAND OF GIANTS #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Jorge Molina
THE GOD OF THUNDER IS TRAPPED IN THE LAND OF ICE AND SNOW…
…And it’s up to Captain America to rescue him before all is lost! Taking up Thor’s ax, Jarnbjorn, Cap and his team-Spider-Man, Wolverine, Luke Cage and Iron Fist-invade the Frost Giant realm in search of their fellow Avenger. But this rescue mission will cost far more than they expect.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $4.99

WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE WAR AVENGERS #1
(W) Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum (A/CA) Kim Jacinto
CAPTAIN MARVEL AND HER WAR AVENGERS HOLD THE FRONTLINE!
While two other Strikeforce teams head out to other realms, Captain Marvel leads the fight to reclaim the Earth! But even with a crew of heavy hitters (Weapon H, Captain Britain, Venom, Deadpool) and two of the best spies on the planet (the Winter Soldier and the Black Widow), Carol’s fighting a losing game. Malekith’s allies are without number – and the battlefield bigger than any Carol’s commanded before. Time to lay it all out on the line – and fight for a miracle.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $4.99

X-MEN GRAND DESIGN X-TINCTION #1 (OF 2)
(W) Ed Piskor (A/CA) Ed Piskor
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!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $5.99

MARVEL STAR WARS COMICS

STAR WARS AOR BOBA FETT #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Marc Laming (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
THE HUNTER’S HEART!
• As the implacable bounty hunter who tracked down HAN SOLO, BOBA FETT earned his reputation as one of the greatest villains in the galaxy.
• But what happens when Boba Fett picks up the trail of an actual villain?
• Find out what kind of heart – if any – beats under that MANDALORIAN armor!
Rated T
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

STAR WARS AOR HAN SOLO #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Chris Sprouse (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
THE SCOUNDREL’S CODE!
• After helping destroy the DEATH STAR, HAN SOLO’s ready to cash in his reward and return to life as a scoundrel.
• But when LUKE SKYWALKER asks for one last favor, Han gets pulled into a rebel mission that might wreck all of his plans.
• Co-starring CHEWBACCA and introducing AKKO, an old friend who might actually out-scoundrel Han himself!
Rated T
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

STAR WARS AOR JABBA THE HUTT #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Marc Laming (CA) Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson
IT’S GREAT TO BE JABBA!
• Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of JABBA THE HUTT, the greatest gangster in the OUTER RIM.
• Discover what makes the name of Jabba so feared, in a crime story that stretches from the casinos of CANTO BIGHT to the deserts of TATOOINE!
Rated T
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $3.99

STAR WARS AOR LANDO CALRISSIAN #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Chris Sprouse (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
CLOUD CITY BLUES!
• Former smuggler LANDO CALRISSIAN has a beautiful dream: a life of leisure and luxury as the totally legitimate BARON ADMINISTRATOR of CLOUD CITY.
• All he needs to do is take care of his money troubles with one last, big scam. But what will get in his way the most – his bad luck or this annoying sense of ethics he seems to be developing?
• Co-starring LOBOT!
Rated T
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $3.99

INDY COMICS (By Company)

FIVE YEARS #1
ABSTRACT STUDIOS
(W) Terry Moore (A/CA) Terry Moore
Five Years weaves the many strands of the “Terryverse” into one epic saga, years in the making! A dangerous paper written by Lilith has been leaked to the nations of the world containing a formula for the ultimate weapon, and now labs around the globe are attempting to build and test the Phi Bomb. Tambi, in an all-out effort to find the labs and stop them, has enlisted the help of Ivy Raven, Julie Martin, Rachel and Zoe. Meanwhile, Katchoo and Francine have moved their household – including the kid’s new bodyguard, Samantha Locklear – to the beach where Katchoo devises her own solution to the problem…
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DESCENDENT #1
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Evgeny Bornyakov (CA) Juan Doe
WANTED: Information as to the whereabouts of JACKSON E. MILLER, Son of Senator Carter Miller. The child was kidnapped from his home in Washington, DC between 4 and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2018.
Address all communications to FBI representative Joanna Hernandez, writer Stephanie Phillips (Devil Within, Kicking Ice), artist Evgeny Bornyakov, colorist TBD, or letterer Troy Peteri. All communications will be treated in confidence. Please, no more calls about secret government conspiracies or ancient cults. Conspiracy theories, government corruption, and a really good mix of Prince drives David Corey to help solve the mysterious disappearance of a famous politician’s son. When David realizes that the truth is much more dangerous than a kidnapping, he must battle ancient secrets that have endangered the lives of children for centuries. This conspiracy-fueled adventure story looks at the darker side of American history through the eyes of an unlikely team of heroes. If they fail, the American government and its people may not survive.
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

KILLER GROOVE #1
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Ollie Masters (A/CA) Eoin Marron
In 1970s Los Angeles, Jonny is one of the thousands of musicians trying to make it big while working a crummy bar job, and getting drunk with his whiskey soaked P.I. friend, Jackie. When Jonny gets tangled up with a local mob hitman, he not only finds a new and violent career, but maybe the inspiration for his music as well. From Ollie Masters (The Kitchen, Snow Blind) and Eoin Marron (HER INFERNAL DESCENT, Army of Darkness, James Bond) comes the next rock’n’roll crime sensation, with a beat that’ll kill you dead.
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

ALIENS RESCUE #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Brian Wood (A) Kieran McKeown, JL Straw (CA) Roberto De La Torre
Following the events of Aliens: Resistance, Alec Brand, the colonist rescued by Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks, has grown up into an elite Colonial Marine. A secret mission brings him back to the alien-infested moon where he was rescued . . . and face to face with the past.
o Written by Brian Wood of Aliens: Defiance and Aliens: Resistance.
o Find out the fate of Amanda Ripley after Aliens: Resistance.
o Zula Hendricks and Alec Brand return!
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $3.99

BEASTS OF BURDEN PRESENCE OF OTHERS #1 (OF 2)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Evan Dorkin (A/CA) Jill Thompson
A team of paranormal investigators poking around Burden Hill disturb the graveyard where the “Master” lies, setting off a chain of events that will have serious consequences for the animal defenders of the haunted town.
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

HELLBOY VS LOBSTER JOHNSON RING OF DEATH
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A) Mike Norton, Paul Grist, Dave Steward, Bill Crabtree (CA) Paolo Rivera
Two legends meet face to face! Who will survive when Hellboy and Lobster Johnson meet . . . in the RING OF DEATH?

Hellboy’s infamous misadventures in Mexico are revealed in this double-barreled one-shot! Mike Norton draws Hellboy’s ill-fated turn as foe to Lobster Johnson in a luchador movie, while Paul Grist returns to draw the Visitor as he lurks in the shadows with troubling doubts about his decision to spare Hellboy.
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

STRANGER THINGS SIX #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jody Houser (A) Edgar Salazar, Keith Champagne, Triona Farrell (CA) Aleksi Briclot
A teenage girl with precognitive abilities, has struggled through a lifetime of exploitation only to end up the pawn of a government agency that wants to harness her powers for its own ends. You’ve seen the show Stranger Things, but this is your first glimpse of the strangeness that happened before the series began!
In Shops: May 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO CORTEZ & FRESHMAN FORCE WHO DIS ONE SHOT
DEVILS DUE /1FIRST COMICS, LLC
(W) Josh Blaylock, Dean Haspiel, Pat Shand, Shawn DePasquale, Various (A) Hoyt Silva, Jill Thompson (A/CA) Tim Seeley
It’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the “Freshmen Force” (of Congress) vs. the establishment in this all-new special! Comic creators converge to celebrate the election of the most diverse group of freshman Representatives in history, and spare no-one in this satire that takes aim at Washington. From the house that brought you Barack the Barbarian! Featuring comics from various artists and bonus activities and games.
In Shops: May 15, 2019
SRP: $5.99

RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #1
DYNAMITE
(W) Amy Chu (A) Maria Sanapo (CA) Fay Dalton
Mystery, murder, and mayhem descends on Riverdale as four of your favorite comic book women meet for the first time. A string of paranormal, unsolved murders leads the vampire hunter Vampirella and her sword-wielding barbarian partner Red Sonja to the small, sleepy town where things always seem to happen… There they discover Betty and Veronica, investigative reporters for the high school newspaper, also hot on the trail of the same killer.
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

CLUE CANDLESTICK #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Dash Shaw (A/CA) Dash Shaw
All of your favorite suspicious characters are back in this new brain twister based on the timeless detective game. Ripe with puzzles, secrets, and lies, in CLUE: CANDLESTICK everyone’s a suspect! Cartoonist auteur Dash Shaw unleashes his murderous imagination on the quirky, thrilling and mysterious world of Clue!
From the creative mind that brought you the animated movie, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea! Visionary creator Dash Shaw re-imagines the world of Clue in this suspense-filled, murder mystery! Each extra-length issue also features brand new Clue game cards based on the comic!
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $4.99

ROAD OF BONES #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Rich Douek (A/CA) Alex Cormack
In 1953, the Siberian Gulag of Kolyma is hell on Earth-which is why Roman Morozov leaps at the chance to escape it. But even if they make it out, Roman and his fellow escapees still have hundreds of miles of frozen tundra between them and freedom. With the help of a mysterious being straight out of his childhood fairy tale stories, Roman just might make it-or is the being simply a manifestation of his brutal circumstances driving him insane?
From writer Rich Douek (Gutter Magic) and artist Alex Cormack (Sink), Road of Bones will carve a path of unrelenting dread right into your heart. Horror, history, and Russian folklore collide in this brutal survival tale, where the worst prison in the world is merely the gateway to even darker horrors.
In Shops: May 22, 2019
SRP: $3.99

EXCELLENCE #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Brandon Thomas (A/CA) Khary Randolph, Emilio Lopez
Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-those with greater potential-but never themselves.
Now it’s time for Spencer to follow in his father’s footsteps, but all he sees is a broken system in need of someone with the wand and the will to change it. But in this fight for a better future, who will stand beside him?
KHARY RANDOLPH (We Are Robin, Noble, Black, TECH JACKET) and BRANDON THOMAS (HORIZON, The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury, Noble, Voltron) ignite a generational war in this action-fantasy series, made entirely by creators of color, and committed to one truth above all others-Excellence is Real.
In Shops: May 08, 2019
SRP: $3.99

GOGOR #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Ken Garing (A/CA) Ken Garing
From KEN GARING, the writer/artist of the acclaimed series PLANETOID, comes an all-new ongoing series of wonderfully weird high fantasy! Deep underground, among the floating islands of Altara, the mystical Gogor sleeps. But trouble brews above ground as soldiers of the Domus impose their will across the land. Now, a young student named Armano must awaken Gogor and begin his quest to protect the culture of Altara. This debut issue kicks off with 28 pages of story!
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

FALLEN WORLD #1 (OF 5)
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Adam Pollina (CA) Jonboy Meyers
In the year 4002, a cyborg samurai named Rai struggles to find his morality, while the nanite-filled supersoldier Bloodshot is on a mission to save the citizens of Earth. Will they work together for the greater good? All signs point to no.
Oh, and did we mention there are also dinosaurs on the loose and powerful animal-human hybrid mutants? Good luck with that, Rai.
Love smart sci-fi and engrossing world-building? Dan Abnett (Aquaman) and Adam Pollina’s (X-Force) FALLEN WORLD has you covered.
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

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