PREVIEWS – MARCH 2020 – UPDATED PULLSHEET

NEW TITLES ADDED TO ONLINE PULLSHEET FOR MARCH 2020

DC COMICS

DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL #1 (OF 6)
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Jonathan Glapion (A/CA) Greg Capullo
Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one last tour. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond recognition, while Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman have all been separated and fight to survive. Unleash the beast and let the head banging begin!
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $4.99

DC CLASSICS THE BATMAN ADVENTURES #1
(W) Kelley Puckett (A) Rick Burchett (A/CA) Ty Templeton
Why does the Penguin plan to become Gotham City’s biggest philanthropist? Find out in this reprint of the debut issue of DC’s classic all-ages series, the first of a new monthly series of reprints with a $1.99 cover price!
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $1.99

 

 

GENERATION ONE
The march toward DC’s future begins here! By an all-star team of writers and artists! In May, DC launches a series of special one-shots that detail the history of the DC Universe starting with the debut of Wonder Woman, DC’s first superhero, and leading all the way to a bold new era unlike anything you’ve seen before. before. It starts on Free Comic Book Day with Generation Zero, and continues in May with Generation One-with each subsequent month seeing a new one-shot spotlighting the next generation of DC’s super-heroic legacy. The secret history of the DC Universe unfolds before us as seen through the eyes of Wonder Woman, Lucius Fox, King Faraday, and more! What is the previously undocumented “big bang” of the heroic age? What was the real reason behind the Justice Society’s retirement? Which hero of the Golden Age makes a shocking transformation into its greatest villain? The answers set up the boldest DC storylines ever told in this, the first of five one-shot issues that chronicle the history of the DC Universe and lays the groundwork for excitement yet to come!
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $5.99

GREEN LANTERN 80TH ANNIV 100 PAGE SUPER SPECT #1
(W) Geoff Johns, Mariko Tamaki, Peter J. Tomasi, Jeff Lemire, Robert Venditti, Dennis O’Neil, Sina Grace, Charlotte Fullerton, Ron Marz, James TynionIV, Others (A) Ivan Reis, Fernando Pasarin, Darryl Banks, Mike Grell, Rafa Sandoval, Others (CA) Liam Sharp
In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil could ever escape their sight! The Green Lanterns are celebrating 80 years of keeping the DC Universe safe. Join us to see tales of all of the universe’s most legendary Green Lanterns: Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz, and appearances from other cosmic favorites! A legendary lineup of creators including Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Jeff Lemire, Ivan Reis, and others will be keeping the galaxy glowing bright! PRESTIGE FORMAT.
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $9.99

MAN BAT #1 (OF 5)
(W) Dave Wielgosz (A) Sumit Kumar (CA) Kyle Hotz
For years Kirk Langstrom has struggled with his monstrous alter ego Man-Bat and the serum that transformed him. But he’s finally hit rock bottom following a devastating setback, and he’s going to take out his anger on every single citizen of Gotham City. Will the combined might of Batman and the GCPD be enough to stop Langstrom once and for all? Or will this just be the start of Man-Bat’s devastation?
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

MANHUNTERS THE SECRET HISTORY #1 (OF 5)
(W) Marc Andreyko (A/CA) Renato Guedes
After the revelation of Leviathan’s true identity in the pages of Event Leviathan, Kate Spencer-an earlier Manhunter-must go on a quest to uncover just how deep Leviathan’s plans go. What Kate didn’t expect is a conspiracy that goes back to the very beginnings of DC history! Unearthing the past to save the future, this is Manhunters: The Secret History! Eisner Award-winning writer Marc Andreyko returns to his classic crime-fighter in this hard-hitting miniseries that will reverberate across the DC Universe!
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 BLACK LABEL MAGAZINES & OTHER COMICS

BATMAN THE SMILE KILLER #1 (MR)
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
It wouldn’t be a Joker story without a surprise…and right on cue, here’s an unexpected one-shot epilogue to Joker: Killer Smile! Young Bruce Wayne grew up watching The Mr. Smiles Show – and the show might have been watching him back! And not only was young Bruce watching, he was listening… listening as Mr. Smiles spoke across the airwaves only to him… The Eisner Award-winning creative team of writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino land one last gut-punch – turning the mythos of the Batman on its head in the most devastating trick The Joker has ever devised! PRESTIGE FORMAT.
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $5.99

 

DC FACSIMILE REPRINT COMICS

GREEN LANTERN #76 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Dennis O’Neil (A/CA) Neal Adams
This 1970s issue ushered in a new era of socially conscious tales from the acclaimed team of writer Dennis O’Neil and artist Neal Adams, as two very different heroes team up for the first time!
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

 

 

MAN BAT #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Gerry Conway (A) Steve Ditko, Al Milgrom (CA) Jim Aparo
In this tale from 1974, Kirk Langstrom’s wife, Francine, is kidnapped by the evil Baron Tyme-and it’s up to Man-Bat to rescue her!
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

 

 

WONDER WOMAN #1 FACSIMILE EDITION 1987
(W) George Perez, Greg Potter (A) Bruce D. Patterson (A/CA) George Perez
In the wake of Crisis on Infinite Earths, superstar artist George Pérez began his run on Wonder Woman with a modernized retelling of her origin story, from her creation on Themyscira to Ares’ attack on Man’s World.
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

 

DC YOUTH GRAPHIC NOVELS

SUPERGIRL BEING SUPER TP
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Sandu Florea (A/CA) Jo?lle Jones
The hit miniseries returns, in the DC graphic novels for young adults format! Kara Danvers isn’t any different from any other teenager in her hometown. Problems with school. Problems with boys. Problems with friends. But while growing pains shake up Kara’s world, a series of earthshaking events hits her hometown, leaving her with the choice of blending in with the crowd or being different. Being an outcast. Being super. This reimagining of Supergirl will appeal to fans of all ages and readers new and old, as the Girl of Steel flies face-first into the struggles that every teenager deals with. Collects Supergirl: Being Super #1-4 with all-new color!
In Shops: Jul 01, 2020
SRP: $16.99

DC SANDMAN UNIVERSE COMICS

DREAMING WAKING HOURS #1 (MR)
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Nick Robles (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
A new chapter in the Sandman saga begins with an all-new miniseries populated by faces both familiar and new! One of Dream’s heaviest responsibilities is the creation of nightmares-the beings that haunt our sleep and turn our thoughts toward darkness. In the form of Ruin, the nightmare of catastrophic failure, Dream was certain he’d built his next masterpiece… but Ruin can’t help but live up to his name, sending every situation into a spiral of unexpected consequences. Unfortunately, Shakespearean scholar (and exhausted new mother) Lindy has dreamed of Ruin… and in the process, she’s delivered him unto the waking world! The Sandman Universe is changing-and Hugo and World Fantasy award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson (Wonder Woman, Ms. Marvel, The Bird King) and breakout artist Nick Robles (Euthanauts) are here to welcome you!
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

MARVEL COMICS

EMPYRE CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 (OF 3)
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Mike Henderson
The invasion has made landfall! Captain America stands on the front lines – but when the threat goes global even he won’t be enough to stem the tides! Will Captain America be able to find allies willing to fight alongside him – or will he fall in the face of this intergalactic incursion?
Rated T+
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

EMPYRE GHOST RIDER #1
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Jefte Palo (CA) Aaron Kuder
An intergalactic war comes crashing into a supernatural showdown between the Spirit of Corruption and the Spirit of Pollution! But who will be left standing?
Rated T+
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $4.99

 

 

 

EMPYRE INVASION OF WAKANDA #1 (OF 3)
(W) Jim Zub (A) Lan Medina (CA) Dustin Weaver
The heart of Wakanda – its mighty store of Vibranium – comes under threat as the villains of EMPYRE launch their invasion of Earth!
Black Panther’s Agents of Wakanda form the front line against the alien invasion, but the enemy’s powers are vast and unknown. With T’Challa off fighting alongside the Avengers, General Okoye is in charge – and even with the superhumans are her disposal, she may find herself outmatched.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

EMPYRE- LORDS OF EMPYRE CELESTIAL MESSIAH #1
(W) Alex Paknadel (A) Alex Lins (CA) Rod Reis
The eve of Quoi’s ascension is at hand! But when the trials are interrupted by an unexpected interloper-Mantis-who will win this battle of wills?
Don’t miss out as mother and son go head-to-head, revealing secrets that will shape the course of the galaxy!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $4.99

 

EMPYRE SAVAGE AVENGERS #1
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Greg Smallwood
In South America, Conan finds himself enslaved – which is typically bad news for those attempting to do the enslaving! But these enslavers come from beyond the stars, and they’ve got a singular and grisly end in store for the Cimmerian – one that only Venom can help him avoid!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $4.99

 

 

EMPYRE SQUADRON SUPREME #1 (OF 2)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Diogenes Neves (CA) Paco Medina
The invasion has begun! But the alien invaders soon encounter resistance in the form of the Squadron Supreme of America! As the two forces clash, only one thing is clear…the fight for America’s survival has begun!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

 

EMPYRE STORMRANGER #1 (OF 3)
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Steven Cummings (CA) Federico Vincentini
• The Kree nanosuit known as Stormranger was once bonded to Ms. Marvel…but after deciding Kamala’s version of justice wasn’t deadly enough, Stormranger rebelled against her.
• Now Stormranger is charting her own course – just in time for the united Kree/Skrull Empire to engulf Earth in a centuries-old conflict. Whose side is this ruthless space vigilante on, and how much havoc will she wreak before we find out?
Rated T+
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

EMPYRE THOR #1 (OF 3)
(W) Ram V. (A/CA) Pasqual Ferry
RESHAPING THE COSMOS!
The Earth is under attack – and for Thor, the fight is personal! Gaea, goddess of nature and Thor’s birth mother, has fallen ill…and it has something to do with the reason the Kree and Skrull are here! The journey to save her – and all Midgard – will expand the Asgardian pantheon in a whole new direction! Critically acclaimed writer Ram V. (These Savage Shores, Justice League Dark) and fan-favorite artist Pasqual Ferry take Thor to the ends of the Earth!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

EMPYRE X-MEN #1 (OF 4)
(W) Jonathan Hickman, Tini Howard (A) Matteo Buffagni
Plant people from outer space have come to Earth and, wouldn’t you know it, they just happen to be here when millions of mutants rise as undead creatures hungry for human flesh. The X-Men return to Genosha in a tale so crazy, it’s taking the entire writing crew of the X-Men line to tackle it!
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $4.99

 

 

IRONMAN 2020: IWOLVERINE #1 (OF 2)
(W) Larry Hama (A) Roland Boschi (CA) Juan Jose Ryp
• In the wake of Arno Stark’s crusade against A.I.s, no robot is safe.
• Fearing of Elsie Dee’s safety in these tumultuous times, Albert, the robot Wolverine, goes to Madripoor to find her…
• …but what he finds is a fight against Madripoor’s criminal underbelly instead!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

JUGGERNAUT #1 (OF 5)
(W) Fabian Nicieza (A) Ron Garney (CA) Geoff Shaw
READY OR ‘NAUT, HERE HE COMES!A mystic gem. A force of overwhelming power. Nothing can stop the Juggernaut. Except himself. Another building falls. Cain Marko is done letting others pick up the pieces of the things he’s destroyed. Renowned X-scribe Fabian Nicieza (X-FORCE, DEADPOOL) and celebrated artist Ron Garney (CAPTAIN AMERICA, DAREDEVIL) team up to take the unstoppable in a new bold new direction!Rated T+In Shops: May 06, 2020SRP: $3.99

 

THE MARVELS #1
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Yildiray Cinar (CA) Alex Ross
ALL-NEW, ONGOING SERIES!
Kurt Busiek (MARVELS, Astro City) is back, with the biggest, wildest, most sprawling series ever to hit the Marvel Universe, telling stories that span the decades and range from cosmic adventure to intense human drama, from the street-level to the cosmic, starring literally anyone from Marvel’s very first heroes to the superstars of tomorrow. This first issue includes an invasion from orbit, a picnic in Prospect Park, super hero sightseeing in Manhattan, the All-Winners Squad in 1947, Reed Richards during his time in military intelligence, cosmic beings beyond space and time- and that’s only for starters. Featuring Captain America, Spider-Man, the Punisher, the Human Torch, Storm, the Black Cat, the Golden Age Vision, Aero, Iron Man and Thor, and introducing two brand-new characters, all beautifully drawn by Yildiray Cinar (X-MEN, Legion of Super-Heroes, IRON MAN) in the opening act of a thriller that’ll take us across the Marvel Universe…and beyond. Plus: Who (or what) is KSHOOM? It all starts here. And it goes…everywhere.
Rated T
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

MARVELS SNAPSHOT: AVENGERS #1
(W) Barbara Randall Kesel, Kurt Busiek (A) Staz Johnson (CA) Alex Ross
The Marvel Snapshot tour through Marvel history takes a romantic – and destructive – turn during the Michelinie/Byrne/Pérez Avengers era! Take one rookie cop, add one new-to-the-city emergency medical technician, and make their meet-cute a devastating battle between the Avengers and a giant, rampaging robot! What comes next? Only Barbara Randall Kesel (Hawk & Dove, Ultragirl) and Staz Johnson (New X-Men, Robin) can tell you. Featuring Iron Man, the Beast, Wonder Man, Count Nefaria and more.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $4.99

MARVELS SNAPSHOT: SPIDER-MAN #1
(W) Howard Chaykin, Kurt Busiek (A) Howard Chaykin (CA) Alex Ross
Let’s say you’re a lowlife criminal in Manhattan, just trying to get by in a world that’s recently gotten full of spider-men, daredevils, power men and more, and you just want to make a decent illegal living. Plenty of henchman work available, if you don’t mind ending up in traction. And oh yeah, there’s a brewing super villain gang war building. What do you do? Keep your head low or go for the big win? Superstar storyteller Howard Chaykin (American Flagg, Wolverine) takes you through Marvel’s mean streets. Just watch out for Spider-Man, Cloak & Dagger and more.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $4.99

MARVEL TALES HELLSTROM #1
(W) Gary Friedrich, John David Warner, Warren Ellis (A) Tom Sutton, Jim Mooney, Leonardo Manco (CA) Inhyuk Lee
Daimon Hellstrom, the Son of Satan himself, demonstrates his devilish charm as we celebrate the legacy 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, Daimon makes his scene-stealing debut as an exorcist in GHOST RIDER (1973) #1! Then he claims a series of his own with SON OF SATAN #1 – and steps through a portal to hell for an unhappy family reunion with his diabolical father! And, in HELLSTROM: PRINCE OF LIES #12, Daimon digs into the darkest and most disturbing corners of the Marvel Universe, courtesy of one hell of a creative team – Warren Ellis and Leonardo Manco!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $7.99

UNION #1 (OF 5)
(W) Paul Grist (A) Andrea Di Vito (CA) R. B. Silva
The grand unveiling of The Union! A team of super heroes gathered from all over the United Kingdom, featuring Union Jack, Snakes, Kelpie, Choir, and their fearless leader, Brittania! But when disaster strikes on their first public debut, in the form of the invasion of Empyre, the fledgling team is immediately pushed to their limits! Don’t miss out on an exciting new chapter of Marvel from legendary creators, Paul Grist (JUDGE DREDD, JACK STAFF) and Andrea Di Vito!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1
(W) Len Wein (A) Alex Ross, Kevin Nowlan, Chris Samnee, Marcus To, Siya Oum, Stephen Segovia, Marguerite Sauvage, Carmen Nunez Carnero, Bernard Chang, Aaron Kuder, Takeshi Miyagawa, Juan Cabal, Gurihiru, Mark Brooks, Kris Anka, Phil Noto, Valerio Schiti, Leinil Francis Yu, Matteo Lolli, Emanuela Lupacchino, Carlos E. Gomez, R. B. Silva, Ramon Rosanas, Joshua Cassara, David Baldeon, Marcelo Ferreira, Javi Garron, Rod Reis, Javier Rodriguez, Marco Checchetto, Jen Bartel, Michael Del Mundo, Rahzzah, Pepe Larraz, Mike Hawthorne (CA) Adi Granov
CELEBRATING THE CLASSIC’S 45TH ANNIVERSARY!
Forty-five years ago, a comic book came out that would change the face of Marvel Comics forever. Writer Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum revamped the X-Men completely, replacing the bulk of the teen heroes with a completely new international cast! The legendary one-shot took comic fans by storm and set the series off in a new direction, setting the stage for the legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont to make them the most popular heroes in the Marvel Universe! Now, 37 of Marvel’s top artists come together to re-create this epic story, each re-drawing one pulse-pounding page in tribute to this Marvel masterpiece!
Rated T+
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $5.99

GIANT SIZE X-MEN FANTOMEX #1
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Rod Reis
HICKMAN AND REIS TAKE ON THE WORLD!
The hit creative team of Jonathan Hickman & Rod Reis (NEW MUTANTS) turn their attention to the covert activities of the Weapon Plus program’s Weapon XIII! A bred killer who choses the life of a gentleman super-thief, Fantomex has always defied expectations… For example, who would expect him to break into the World, the artificial realm of his creation? And then again? And then… again?
Parental Advisory
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $4.99

 

MARVEL FACSIMILE REPRINT COMICS

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #101 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Roy Thomas (A/CA) Gil Kane
The dramatic debut of Morbius the Living Vampire! Dr. Michael Morbius has a lust for blood, and he’s out to sink his fangs into Spider-Man! But the wallcrawler is even more spiderlike than usual – because, in an effort to “cure” himself of his spider-powers, he’s ended up with four extra limbs! Peter must seek out Curt Connors, the Lizard, to return himself to normal – but little does Spidey know that he’s on a collision course with Morbius that will put him in the crosshairs of not one, but two monsters! Witness the beginning of a rivalry for the ages between webslinger and bloodsucker, in the issue that began the tragic tale of the misunderstood Michael Morbius! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #101.
Rated T
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #32 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Doug Moench (A) Don Perlin (CA) Gil Kane
Moon Knight makes his unforgettable first appearance – stalking Jack Russell, the Werewolf by Night! Clad from head to toe in silver and wielding crescent-shaped blades, the soldier of fortune named Marc Spector is a lycanthrope’s worst nightmare. But why is he after this particular prey – and can Jack possibly survive their first savage battle? Moon Knight, earthly avatar of the Egyptian god Khonshu, went on to become a fan-favorite character and a man of many talents – mercenary, millionaire, vigilante, Avenger, even cab driver – but wide-eyed fans first got to meet him as a werewolf hunter in this classic tale! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (1972) #32.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

X-MEN #12 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Stan Lee (A) Alex Toth (A/CA) Jack Kirby
The uncanny origin of Professor X…and the unstoppable menace of the Juggernaut! Cain Marko is one of the X-Men’s most formidable foes – and even, over the years, an occasional ally – but what is his connection to Charles Xavier? And what is the secret of his incredible power? The X-Mansion has some of the strongest fortifications and deadliest defenses around, but even they are barely slowing the Juggernaut down as he advances implacably towards his goal: revenge! As Professor X reveals his hidden past and his greatest shame, the teenage mutants known as the X-Men gird for battle…but can they find a way to stop the unstoppable? It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting X-MEN (1963) #12.
Rated T+
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

IMAGE COMICS

A MAN AMONG YE #1
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A/CA) Craig Cermak
SERIES PREMIERE

High adventure on the high seas in the waning days of piracy, when men were men, and the best pirates were…women? Writer STEPHANIE PHILLIPS (Butcher of Paris, Descendent) and artist CRAIG CERMAK (Red Team, Voltron) bring to life the tale of Anne Bonny and Mary Read as they hoist the skull and crossbones, draw cutlasses, and seek a treasure that will make them legends. In an era when sailing with women was thought to be bad luck, Anne and Mary might just be the only people capable of saving the pirate way of life.
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

DEAD BODY ROAD BAD BLOOD #1 (OF 6) (MR)
(W) Justin Jordan (A) Ben Tiesma, Mat Lopes (CA) Matteo Scalera, Moreno DiNisio
SERIES PREMIERE

Bree Hale has left a lot behind in her life. Crime. The military. But she can’t leave behind her own family, and when the local crime boss puts a hit out on her brother, there’s nothing she won’t do to save him. Absolutely nothing.

Skybound’s pulse-pounding action series returns, with writer JUSTIN JORDAN (REAVER, LUTHER STRODE) and artist BENJAMIN TIESMA delivering an explosive tale of revenge like you’ve never seen before!
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

GODDAMNED VIRGIN BRIDES #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) R. M. Guera
NEW STORY ARC

Writer JASON AARON and artist R.M. GUÉRA return to the stark and brutal world of THE GODDAMNED for the long-awaited second chapter of their biblical-noir epic.

Genesis 6:4. “…the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men. And they bore children to them…”

In the time before the Great Flood, the world of man is a place of wanton violence and unbridled depravity. But hidden high atop a mountain, there is a very different sort of world. One without men. Here, the holy sisters at a secret nunnery live in paradise, a new Eden, rearing their flock of orphaned girls to embrace their future as blessed Brides of the Sons of God. But when Sharri and Jael, two girls on the cusp of flowering, uncover what it truly means to become a Bride, they realize there’s only one way to escape the bonds of matrimony: run like hell.
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

PULP HC (MR)
(W) Ed Brubaker (A) Jacob Phillips (A/CA) Sean Phillips
A gorgeous original graphic novel from the bestselling creators of KILL OR BE KILLED, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES, and CRIMINAL.

Max Winters, a pulp writer in 1930s New York, finds himself drawn into a story not unlike the tales he churns out at five cents a word-tales of a Wild West outlaw dispensing justice with a six-gun. But will Max be able to do the same when pursued by bank robbers, Nazi spies, and enemies from his past?

One part thriller, one part meditation on a life of violence, PULP is unlike anything award-winning BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS have ever done before. This celebration of pulp fiction set in a world on the brink is another must-have hardcover from one of comics’ most acclaimed teams.
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $16.99

THAT TEXAS BLOOD #1 (MR)
(W) Chris Condon (A/CA) Jacob Phillips
SERIES PREMIERE

CRIMINAL colorist and first time solo artist JACOB PHILLIPS and writer CHRIS CONDON break onto the scene with a brand-new ongoing series! Like Paris, Texas gut-punched by No Country for Old Men, this mature neo-Western crime series kicks off when the search for a casserole dish leads to a dark and tense confrontation on Sheriff Joe Bob Coates’ 70th birthday.

“CHRIS & JACOB pull off something remarkable here. A vivid and bright story that nails a thorough sense of foreboding and darkness. A shocking amount of talent for a duo so fresh to comics!” -CHIP ZDARSKY (SEX CRIMINALS, Daredevil)
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

AFTERSHOCK COMICS

LONELY RECEIVER #1
(W) Zac Thompson (A/CA) Jen Hickman
Catrin Vander, a lonely video producer, buys an Artificial Intelligence partner that’s meant to bond for life. After ten years together, her holographic wife suddenly discon-nects without a warning. The breakup drives Catrin to the point of near insanity. She’s alone for the first time in years and reeling from a loss she can’t comprehend.

Set in the new future, drenched in pastels and sunshine, LONELY RECEIVER is a horror/breakup story in five parts. Written by Zac Thompson (UNDONE BY BLOOD, THE REPLACER, HER INFERNAL DESCENT, No One’s Rose, X-Men) and illustrated in color by Jen Hickman (MOTH & WHISPER, Test).

In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $4.99

SYMPATHY FOR NO DEVILS #1
(W) Brandon Thomas (A/CA) Lee Ferguson
Winston Wallis has a secret. He is all that remains of mankind, and is surrounded on all sides by demons, monsters, and ghouls that picked up where humankind left off – lying, stealing, cheating, and killing.

Years ago, it was Winston’s job to investigate such things. Now his ex-partner needs help solving the brutal murder of the world’s largest Colossal. Because he knows the secret. He knows about the magical curse that gives Winston the ability to survive a world where everything is bigger, stronger, and angrier than he is. But how long can Win’s impossible luck last, and will this new case finally be the death of him?

He certainly hopes so…

From Brandon Thomas (Excellence) and Lee Ferguson (Sam and His Talking Gun), the critically-acclaimed creators of The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury, comes a bold new series filled with murder, mystery, monsters, and magic!

In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $4.99

AHOY COMICS

PENULTIMAN #1 (OF 5) 
(W) Tom Peyer (A/CA) Alan Robinson
From the pages of the AHOY interactive sensation Steel Cage! Penultiman, The Next-To-Last-Stage In Human Evolution, is the greatest, best-looking, and most admired super-hero in the world! So how can he stop hating himself? His android understudy, Antepenultiman, thinks he knows the answer! Created by Tom Peyer and Alan Robinson. All AHOY books feature additional prose stores and art.
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

ARTISTS WRITERS & ARTISANS INC.

OLD HAUNTS #1
(W) Ollie Masters, Rob Williams (A) Lee Loughridge (A/CA) Laurence Campbell
Three Made Men, standing at the brink of retirement, find their unbreakable bond put to the ultimate test when they are suddenly assaulted by the ghosts of their past. Confronted by decades of buried secrets – resentments, affairs, doublecrosses, and murders – the three friends have no choice but to unearth the deepest, darkest sin from their past and pray they don’t find an empty grave.
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

COFFIN COMICS

HELLWITCH FORSAKEN #1 (MR)
(W) Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean (A) Diego Bernard (CA) Sun Khamunaki
New Story! To avenge her murdered lover, Hellwitch slaughtered a queen and burnt her own hive to the ground. Now she has become Hell’s most notorious rebel, with a price on her head to match. Forced to wander the wastelands, Hellwitch finds herself hunted by old enemies. They will stop at nothing to finish her and butcher the last survivors of her hive. Can Hellwitch defeat her ruthless adversaries? Or will a twisted rival from her past annihilate Hellwitch’s very soul?
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $7.99

DARK HORSE COMICS

NEIL GAIMAN NORSE MYTHOLOGY #1
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Mike Mignola, Jerry Ordway (A/CA) P. Craig Russell
#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life-Ragnarök.
Having previously written about deities in American Gods and The Sandman, Gaiman teams with Russell to finally bring readers to follow the northern gods in their own setting in this comic book adaptation of the hit novel!
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

DYNMITE COMICS

SACRED SIX #1
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Gabriel Ibarra (A/CA) Jae Lee
Spinning out of the current hit series, VAMPIRELLA!
Four women are lured to rural Georgia as part of a mysterious scheme to defend an impoverished farming town which finds itself under siege by zealots. But this isn’t just any impoverished farming town, and these aren’t just any four women. The all-new Draculina, Pantha, Nyx, and Chastity have been brought together in Ashthorne in an effort to avert all-out war against nearby Sacred, Georgia. But Ashthorne has a deadly secret, Sacred has a deadly purpose, and lurking in the shadows is Lilith, the immortal sorceress and mother to Vampirella.
Written by Vampirella’s own Christopher Priest, drawn by Gabriel Ibarra in his mainstream debut, and featuring a special contribution by superstar Jae Lee.
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

VAMPIRELLA #30 (1973) REPLICA ED
(W) Steve Skeates, Flaxman Loew, Various (A) Richard Corben, Jose Gonzalez, Auraleon, Various (CA) Enrich
Timed to complement her reappearance in Sacred Six as part of CHRISTOPHER PRIEST’s larger Vampirella saga, Dynamite is proud to reissue Pantha’s first appearance. Presented exactly as it appeared in 1973, this issue includes a bounty of heart-pounding stories, art and fun ads. In her debut from writer STEVE SKEATES (Aquaman), Pantha’s mysterious abilities are teased as she strikes down many a man who wrongs her. While Vampirella is in the midst of her creative peak in the Warren years, as definitive artist JOSE GONZALEZ has our heroine nearly sacrificed in a ritual to an Aztec god. The hidden gem here is a full color story by the incomparable RICHARD CORBEN! Laugh at the fun retro ads like 10 foot balloons, 8 inch plastic flies, ant colonies and early Vampirella tee shirts. All underneath the bow of a Enrich painting!

Check out the Vampirella Archive HC series for more Warren-Era Vampirella!
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $6.99

IDW PUBLISHING

BERMUDA #1 (OF 4)
(W) John Layman (A/CA) Nick Bradshaw
Presenting a fantastic new adventure by New York Times best selling and multiple-Eisner award winning writer John Layman (CHEW, DETECTIVE) and gorgeous art by Nick Bradshaw (SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE).
There’s a region in the Pacific Ocean where planes disappear, ships are lost, and traveling souls go missing… never to be heard from again. And there’s an island within this place, mysterious and uncharted, an island untouched by time and civilization, where all who are lost end up. Bermuda lives here. She’s 16, scrappy, and a survivor, and this has been the only life she has ever known… until today. She’s discovered something on her Island that will either open a doorway between her world and ours… or destroy it!
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $4.99

CANTO & CLOCKWORK FAIRIES ONE-SHOT
(W) David M. Booher (A/CA) Drew Zucker
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, FAN FAVORITE CANTO RETURNS! David M. Booher, Drew Zucker, Vittorio Astone, and Deron Bennett return to Canto’s world, following the brave clockwork hero as he leads his people out from their home in Arcana to find somewhere-and something-new! When Canto encounters a group of captured fairies, it’s up to him to liberate them, but can he do it without being captured himself? Find out in this one-shot bridging the hit mini-series and the second arc, coming in Summer 2020.
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

CHAINED TO THE GRAVE #1 (OF 5) 
(W) Brian Level, Andrew Eschenbach (A/CA) Kate Sherron
Brian Level & Andrew Eschenbach (w) o Kate Sherron (a & c)
Outlaw Roy Mason has come back from the dead, chained to the headstone that marked his grave. It’s a lawless time, a magical time, and the undead Roy soon finds himself caught between a rock and a hard place as he sets out in search of treasure. But Roy, trying to do right by the wife and children he left behind, soon finds out that everything is not always as it seems…
Writers Brian Level & Andrew Eschenbach (Darth Vader, Thanos, Deadpool) and artist Kate Sherron (Invader Zim, The Amazing World of Gumball) bring you a tail of intrigue, murder, magic, and the good ol’ wild, wild west!
In Shops: May 13, 2020
SRP: $3.99

SEA OF SORROWS #1 (OF 4)
(W) Rich Douek (A/CA) Alex Cormack
Deep sea adventure with a horrific twist! From the creative team behind last year’s hit horror series, ROAD OF BONES, comes an all-new tale of bone-chilling terror!
In the aftermath of the Great War, the North Atlantic is ripe for plunder by independent salvage crews. When a former naval officer hires the SS Vagabond, he leads the ship to a sunken U-boat, and a fortune in gold. Tensions mount as the crew prepares to double cross each other, but the darkness of the ocean floor holds deeper terrors than any of them have bargained for!
Plunge headfirst into the icy waters of dread with another historic tale of terror from writer Rich Douek, and artist Alex Cormack.
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

MY LITTLE PONY TRANSFORMERS #1 (OF 4)
(W) James Asmus, Ian Flynn (A) Jack Lawrence (A/CA) Tony Fleecs
When Queen Chrysalis casts a spell looking for more changelings, she accidentally interferes with a malfunctioning Spacebridge! What’s this mean for our favorite fillies? There are suddenly a bunch of Autobots and Decepticons in Equestria! And as the dust settles, Rarity and Arcee find themselves teaming up against a hostile Decepticon force…
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

IT’S ALIVE COMICS

AIRBOY #52
(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Jok (A/CA) Brent McKee
Continuing the triumphant return of Airboy after a thirty-year absence! With the threat of the malignant Misery ended, Davy Nelson III and Valkyrie continue their adventures as they enter a new chapter of their story. But are their troubles all in the past or will a new menace spoil the happiness of their new lives and new family. Don’t miss the legacy of Airboy continue, as the son of Davy and Val takes to the skies!
In Shops: Jun 03, 2020
SRP: $6.99

 

DOSE #1
(W) Sean Ellis (A/CA) John Gebbia
Dose! is a unique reinterpretation of the super hero genre which explores what would happen to society if the technology and superhero population introduced in the Silver Age of Comics grew exponentially through today. Super Powers are mundane, kaiju walk the streets, and cybernetic enhancement surgery is just a phone call away, if you have the cubits to pay for it, that is. Within this environment, we meet the Screw Worm, an unemployed, ex-teenage metahero sidekick with a growing dependency on drugs and too much time on his hands. Through a series of calamitous events, the Screw Worm unwittingly stumbles onto a conspiracy that threatens to hasten the destruction of a world already teetering on the edge of collapse.
In Shops: May 06, 2020
SRP: $4.99

REBELLION/2000 AD COMICS

SMASH COMICS SPECIAL 2020 #1
(W) Various (A) Various, Charlie Adlard
Brand new adventures featuring some of the most popular British superheroes are featured in this 64 page giant. Fantastic action-packed stories from a host of terrific creators, including The Steel Claw by Charlie Higson, The Spider written by Rob Williams and drawn by John McCrea, Mytek the Mighty by Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Johnny Future drawn by Tom Raney, House of Dolman by Simon Furman and Davi Go, Thunderbolt by Helen O’Hara, and Cursitor Doom by Maura McHugh and Andreas Butzbach.
In Shops: Jun 10, 2020
SRP: $10.99

TITAN COMICS

CUTTING EDGE SIRENS SONG #1 (MR)
(W) Francesco Dimitri (A) Mario Alberti (CA) Butch Guice
Tomb Raider meets The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in brand new series by renowned fantasy author and award-winning Italian artist.
Brought together by a clandestine corporation, the world’s greatest minds are set a challenge of epic proportions: the dodecathlon. Unlikely alliances are made in order to fulfill the quest, and uncover the mysterious truth behind it all. But as the conspiracy is unveiled, how many will survive…?
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $5.99

 

VALIANT COMICS

SHADOWMAN (2020) #1
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Jon Davis-Hunt
A BRAND-NEW HORROR SERIES!
From the bestselling master of horror Cullen Bunn (Venom) and bone-chilling artist Jon Davis-Hunt (Clean Room) comes a shocking supernatural odyssey.
The forces of darkness are awakening and they are hungry for life. Will Jack Boniface, feared by the forces of evil as the protector Shadowman be able to save us all?
In Shops: May 20, 2020
SRP: $3.99

 

VAULT COMICS

HEAVY #1
(W) Max Bemis (A/CA) Eryk Donovan
Bill may be dead, but he’s got a job to do.
Welcome to the Big Wait, where folks who do’t quite make the cut go to work off their debt. Everyone in the Wait’s got a job. Bill is a Heavy, whose job is policing the multiverse, making sure bad eggs get what’s coming to them. He’s on track to earn his Climb and reunite with the woman he loves… until he meets his new partner: the worst dude of all time.
Heavy is The Punisher for neurotics; Inception for the impatient; Preacher for… well, it’s a lot like Preacher. Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan bring you a story about the existential purpose of dumb boys with big guns.
In Shops: May 27, 2020
SRP: $3.99

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