PREVIEWS – OCTOBER 2019 – UPDATED PULLSHEET

NEW TITLES ADDED TO ONLINE PULLSHEET

DC COMICS

DARK KNIGHT RETURNS THE GOLDEN CHILD #1
(W) Frank Miller (A/CA) Rafael Gramp?
Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight Universe!
It’s been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growing threat-and they have a secret weapon. Young Jonathan Kent, “the golden child,” has a power inside of him unlike anything the world has ever seen, and it’s about to be unleashed…
Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child is Frank Miller’s triumphant return to the world of the Dark Knight and joining him is the superstar artist Rafael Grampá, the mastermind behind the groundbreaking Mesmo Delivery. Following work in advertising and film, this incredible collaboration marks Grampá’s first comics work in six years, bringing his extraordinary detail and storytelling to the Dark Knight saga, resulting in a Dark Knight story like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $5.99

HARLEY QUINN VILLAIN OF THE YEAR #1
(W) Mark Russell (A) Mike Norton (CA) Amanda Conner
Harley Quinn hosts “Villainy’s Biggest Night” as the DCU’s most dastardly gather at the Hall of Doom to do what they do best-congratulate themselves! But one villain has a secret plan, fueled by years of being overlooked by his peers, and the burning desire to receive the praise he so rightly deserves… Don’t miss out on a one-of-a-kind comic book experience, with the winners decided by you, the fans! Who will be crowned DC’s Villain of the Year? Go to dcvillainoftheyear.com for more information!
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

INFECTED THE COMMISSIONER #1
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Jack Herbert (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
Commissioner Gordon has dedicated his life to the safety of the citizens of Gotham City. Sure, he doesn’t wear a cape, but this hero has chosen a thankless job, because it’s the right thing to do. But what happens when Jim Gordon’s sense of duty and honor is stripped away? What happens when Gotham City’s greatest public pillar of justice finally says “enough”? Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batman/Superman comes the story of a man who has finally given in to his worst impulses-and he might just take the entire city into the darkness with him…
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

INFECTED DEATHBRINGER #1
(W) Zoe Quinn (A) Ben Oliver (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She’s strong, she’s brave, she’s one of the fiercest warriors on the planet…and she’s the Batman Who Laughs’ next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batman/Superman comes the story of a hero who is done with bringing peace to a world that cannot be trusted with it. A woman who’s past has been her greatest adversary, and whose newly awakened dark side is ready to burn it all down and forge a new destiny. No more peace. Only…Deathbringer!
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

NEW YEARS EVIL #1
(W) Vita Ayala, Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko, Dan Watters, Others (A) Dale Eaglesham, Gabriel Hardman, Sumit Kumar, Elena Casagrande, Others (CA) Jim Cheung
Why hello there, readers! It’s your Uncle Joker letting you know that this year’s DC winter holiday special is not for the good guys. It’s all about the folks on Santa’s naughty list! Folks like me, Sinestro, Toyman, Harley Quinn, and even an appearance from that timely rascal the Calendar Man. Come sledding with your favorite villains in 10 fantastic tales created by comics’ finest talents. They’re not as funny as me, mind you, but it’s important that we be charitable this time of year.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $9.99

SUICIDE SQUAD #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Bruno Redondo (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Task Force X-nicknamed the Suicide Squad-unites some of the DCU’s unlikeliest villains for its bloodiest series yet! The Squad’s new mission is to neutralize a new group of international super-terrorists known as the Revolutionaries-and not everyone on either side will make it out back alive! But when the U.S. government’s most deniable team of do-badders realizes that the surviving Revolutionaries will be joining the Squad, all hell breaks loose! Who can Harley Quinn and Deadshot trust when their new teammates are the very people their crew was assigned to kill? The Suicide Squad doesn’t just need to worry about surviving their next mission… now they have to survive each other! The acclaimed Injustice creative team of writer Tom Taylor and artist Bruno Redondo reunite for the wildest incarnation of the Squad ever seen!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE THE JUDAS CONTRACT #1
(W) Kyle Higgins, Matt Groom (A) Tom Raney (CA) Lee Weeks
The Dark Multiverse reimagines one of the most renowned stories in comic book history, “The Judas Contract”! In this shocking tale, Terra’s betrayal starts not with the Teen Titans, but with Deathstroke himself! Now, free from her mentor’s influence and supercharged by the same serum that turned Slade Wilson into the world’s deadliest man, Tara Markov will forge a new destiny, written in the Teen Titans’ blood.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $5.99

WONDER WOMAN DEAD EARTH #1 (OF 4) (MR)
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
The celebrated creator of Murder Falcon and Extremity and artist of The Ghost Fleet, Daniel Warren Johnson brings bold sci-fi chops to his DC debut with a harrowing vision of Wonder Woman unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Princess Diana of Themyscira left paradise to save Man’s World from itself. When Wonder Woman awakens from a centuries-long sleep to discover the Earth reduced to a nuclear wasteland, she knows she failed. Trapped alone in a grim future, Diana must protect the last human city from titanic monsters while uncovering its secret of this dead Earth-and how she may be responsible for it.
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $6.99

YEAR OF THE VILLAIN HELL ARISEN #1 (OF 4)
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Steve Epting
DC’s “Year of the Villain” begins its sinister conclusion! Lex Luthor has brought Perpetua back from her cosmic grave and restored her power! Now the Multiverse lives in fear that she might wipe out all existence. The only thing that could stop her are the forces of the Dark Multiverse- which means it’s Luthor’s mission to defeat the Batman Who Laughs! But if Batman and Superman couldn’t stop him, what chance does Luthor stand? Spinning out of the end of the “Justice/ Doom War” in Justice League #38 and the conclusion of the epic “Infected” arc from Batman/Superman #5, DC’s two top villains face off in a battle royal-and the fate of all reality hangs in the balance!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

OCEAN MASTER YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1
(W) Dan Watters (A) Miguel Mendonca (CA) Francesco Mattina
Orm Marius lost nearly everything following the events of “Drowned Earth”-his crown, his love, and his freedom. Now, in the battle between justice and doom, Ocean Master struggles to find his place. But don’t count him out just yet-Ocean Master is about to prove exactly what makes him the true king of the seven seas when he discovers a new power that will change the tide forever!
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

DC 100 PAGE GIANT COMICS

BATWOMAN SUPERGIRL WORLDS FINEST GIANT #1
Includes new stories plus classic reprints!
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

SUPERMAN GIANT #1
Includes new stories plus classic reprints!
In Shops: Jan 01, 2020
SRP: $4.99

DC FACSIMILE COMICS

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #8 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Jerry Ordway (A/CA) George Perez
Witness the final fate of the Flash! The key chapter of DC’s Multiverse-shattering miniseries is reprinted in a new facsimile edition, timed with the “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover between DC’s CW TV shows. In “A Flash of the Lightning,” one of the most famous superhero death stories in comic book history, Barry Allen risks everything to save billions-sacrificing his own life to stop the Anti-Monitor’s antimatter cannon.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DC HORROR COMICS

LOW LOW WOODS #1 (OF 6) (MR)
(W) Carmen Maria Machado (A) Dani (CA) J.A.W. Cooper
Shudder-To-Think, PA, has been on fire for years. The coal mines beneath it are long since abandoned. The woods are full of rabbits with human eyes, a deer woman who stalks hungry girls, and swaths of skinless men. And the people in Shudder-to-Think? Well, they’re not doing so well either. When El and Octavia wake up in a movie theater with no memory of the last few hours of their lives, the two teenage dirtbags begin a surreal and terrifying journey to discover the truth about the strange town that they call home.
DC and Hill House Comics present the comics debut of award-winning, bestselling horror writer Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body and Other Parties, In the Dream House). THE LOW, LOW WOODS explores body horror down paths yet unexplored in comics. It will leave readers searching for their way back home and terrified of what they find changed upon their return.
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DC YOUTH COMICS

BATMAN TALES ONCE UPON A CRIME TP
(W) Derek Fridolfs (A/CA) Dustin Nguyen
Gotham City is filled with stories-of heroes and of villains, of police and criminals, of families both lost and found. But the enchanted short stories in Batman Tales are brought to life with a classic fairy-tale twist that will fill you with wonder. Once upon a crime in Gotham…
Damian Wayne dreams of becoming a real boy wonder-as long as he can avoid telling lies and making his nose grow.
Batman’s butler takes an unexpected trip through the looking glass and finds himself in a topsy-turvy world, for Alfred’s in Wonderland!
Gotham City Police Department detectives interrogate Gotham’s most dangerous criminals looking for the princess who stole the pea.
And Batman meets a snow queen who leads him on a dangerous quest.
Derek Fridolfs and Dustin Nguyen, the creative team behind Batman: Li’l Gotham, return to their Bat-roots-this time with a fairy-tale flair!
In Shops: Feb 05, 2020
SRP: $9.99

SHADOW OF THE BATGIRL TP
(W) Sarah Kuhn (A/CA) Nicole Goux
Cassandra Cain, teenage assassin, isn’t exactly Batgirl material…not yet, at least. But with Batgirl missing from Gotham City, can Cassandra defy her destiny and take on a heroic mantle of her very own? She’ll have to go through an identity crisis of epic proportions to find out.
After a soul-shattering moment that sends Cass reeling, she’ll attempt to answer this question the only way she knows how: learning everything she possibly can about her favorite hero-Batgirl. But Batgirl hasn’t been seen in Gotham for years, and when Cass’s father threatens the world she has grown to love, she’ll have to step out of the shadows and overcome her greatest obstacle-that voice inside her head telling her she can never be a hero.
Sarah Kuhn, author of Heroine Complex and I Love You So Mochi, takes on one of her favorite heroes for a new audience of readers. Featuring the edgy art style of Nicole Goux, Shadow of the Batgirl tells the harrowing story of a girl who overcomes the odds to find her unique identity.
In Shops: Jan 29, 2020
SRP: $16.99

ZATANNA AND THE HOUSE OF SECRETS TP
(W) Matthew Cody (A/CA) Yoshi Yoshitani
Welcome to the magical, mystical, topsy-turvy world of the House of Secrets, where Zatanna embarks on a journey of self-discovery and adventure…all with her pet rabbit, Pocus, at her side.
Zatanna and her stage magician father live in a special house, the House of Secrets, which is full of magic, puzzles, mysterious doors, and storybook creatures-it’s the house everyone in the neighborhood talks about but avoids. Not that Zatanna cares, though, because she is perfectly content.
But at school one day, Zatanna stands up to a bully and everything changes- including her friends. Suddenly, Zatanna isn’t so sure about her place in the world, and when she returns home to tell her father, he’s gone missing, lost within their own home.
With thrilling twists from writer Matthew Cody and dazzling artwork by Yoshi Yoshitani, Zatanna and the House of Secrets will delight readers at the turn of every page-and the opening of every door!
In Shops: Feb 12, 2020
SRP: $9.99

 

MARVEL COMICS

ANNIHILATION SCOURGE BETA RAY BILL #1
(W) Michael Moreci (A) Alberto Alburquerque (CA) Patrick Zircher
The Scourge has arrived! As the local population becomes infected, will Beta Ray Bill be able to fight back the horde and save the innocents-or are they already lost? Overwhelmed, will Bill himself fall victim to the Annihilation wave?!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

ANNIHILATION SCOURGE FANTASTIC FOUR #1
(W) Christos N. Gage (A) Diego Olortegui (CA) Phil Noto
Alerted to a potential tear in the dimension, the Fantastic Four go to investigate – but what they discover is so much worse than they prepared for! Will the Fantastic Four be able to hold back the Scourge or will the Negative Zone finally succeed in tearing this family apart? Overrun, the Fantastic Four are about to learn: No one ever truly comes home from war.
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

ANNIHILATION SCOURGE NOVA #1 
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Ibraim Roberson (CA) Eduard Petrovich
The universe hangs in peril! With no room for old grudges, Nova is forced to team up with one of his most nefarious adversaries – ANNIHILUS! But can Richard Rider trust the ruler of the Negative Zone to fight alongside him – or will this turn into a war with two fronts?
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

ANNIHILATION SCOURGE OMEGA #1

(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Manuel Garcia (CA) Josemaria Casanovas
In the face of the Annihilation, there is no more room in the cosmos for heroes or villains – only survival.
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

 

 

ANNIHILATION SCOURGE SILVER SURFER #1
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Paul Davidson (CA) Josemaria Casanovas
The Scourge is closing in, wreaking havoc across the galaxy. The Silver Surfer has returned in time to bear witness to the Scourge’s atrocities – but his new status quo leaves him helpless to intervene! Will the Surfer be able to find a way to save the fleeing innocents around him – or will he be forced to stand by and herald in a new age of death?
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

CONAN SERPENT WAR #1 (OF 4)
(W) Jim Zub (A) Scot Eaton (CA) Carlos Pacheco
THE WRATH OF THE SERPENT GOD!
WARRIORS ACROSS TIME DEFY THE ELDER GODS!
JAMES ALLISON will soon die. But it’s not his first death. He’s lived many lives, in many places – lives he can recall in vivid detail. But when an Elder God called the WYRM reaches across time to James, an ages-spanning quest begins! The serpent god SET plans to usher in an eternity of darkness, and only the chosen warriors across time and space have a hope of stopping him: CONAN THE BARBARIAN, SOLOMON KANE, DARK AGNES, and the man known as MOON KNIGHT!
In an unprecedented comics event, Robert E. Howard’s characters join forces along with Marvel’s Moon Knight, in an all-new saga built on REH and Marvel lore from across the ages!
PARENTAL ADVISORY
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

DR STRANGE #1
(W) Mark Waid (A) Kev Walker (CA) Phil Noto
The impossible has happened! Doctor Strange’s hands have been healed, restoring his surgical skills – but now he’s being torn between his obligations as the Sorcerer Supreme and as a neurosurgeon. And when he’s forced to choose which vows to uphold, who suffers most for it? After all, magic always has a cost…Be here for a brand new era of magic…and horror from Mark Waid (HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE) and Kev Walker (BLACK PANTHER)!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99

ETERNALS SECRETS FROM MARVEL UNIVERSE #1
(W) Mark Gruenwald, More (A) Ron Wilson, Rich Buckler (CA) Todd Nauck
In the “Untold Tales of the Marvel Universe,” the secret past of the Eternals is laid bare! See how space gods brought the Eternals to life! Discover the connections between the Eternals and Thanos, the Mad Titan! And learn the key role they played in the history of the Inhuman royal family! Collecting material from What If? (1977) #23 – 30.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

INCOMING #1
(W) Al Ewing, More (A) Humberto Ramos, More (CA) Patrick Gleason
ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer – but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL’s 80th year, which will connect the dots of everything that happened in 2019 and propel the narrative into the year that is to come! Featuring the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Daredevil, Spider-Man, the Champions, the Agents of Atlas, Valkyrie, the Immortal Hulk, Jessica Jones, Venom, Ghost Rider, the Masked Raider and more!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 25, 2019
SRP: $9.99

MARVELS AVENGERS IRON MAN #1
(W) Jim Zub (A) Paco Diaz (CA) Stonehouse
THE FIRST PREQUEL TO THE UPCOMING VIDEO GAME, MARVEL’S AVENGERS!
Avengers Assemble! The road to Marvel’s Avengers begins here, with an all-new story leading directly into the events of the highly anticipated video game! IRON MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, BLACK WIDOW, THOR, and HULK are the mighty Avengers, but as the LETHAL LEGION strikes, it’s going to take more than their usual teamwork to save the day! When TONY STARK discovers his enemies have co-opted Stark technology for nefarious purposes, it’s up to him to stop the leak. But can his teammates be trusted, or is something more sinister at play?
Featuring the debut of the game’s AVENGERS, as well as never before seen takes on some classic villains, you won’t want to miss this landmark moment in comics history!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

MARVEL TALES ANNIHILATION #1
(W) Steve Gerber, More (A) Don Heck, More (CA) In-Hyuk Lee
Three of the major players in Marvel’s next cosmic epic star in classic adventures, 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, former villain and future Guardian of the Galaxy Heather Douglas first takes on the name of Moondragon – and is rudely interrupted by the Man Without Fear in DAREDEVIL (1964) #105! Then Quasar, newest head of security at Project PEGASUS, is the victim of mistaken identity when the Thing comes a-calling – and a-clobberin’ – in the John Byrne-illustrated MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE (1974) #53! And in DARKHAWK (1991) #6, the fledgling hero with a space-faring destiny joins Daredevil and Captain America in battle with the U-Foes!
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $7.99

REVENGE OF COSMIC GHOST RIDER #1 (OF 5)
(W) Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum, Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw (A/CA) Scott Hepburn
Cosmic Ghost Rider is back, baby! But with a reputation like his, it’s only a matter of time before the law catches up to the future Frank Castle and tries to put him in chains – too bad for the law, chains are Castle’s weapons of choice these days. Now in an intergalactic prison, the Rider is going to turn his cage into an all-out cage match! Who’s going to be the last alien standing?! Find out in this all new miniseries from Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum (MARVEL’S SPIDERMAN: CITY AT WAR) and Scott Hepburn (DEADPOOL)!
Plus – Don’t miss out on a brand new short story from the guys who started it all, Donny Cates (ABSOLUTE CARNAGE) and Geoff Shaw (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY)!
Parental Advisory
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

SPIDER-HAM #1 (OF 5)
(W) Zeb Wells (A) Will Robson (CA) Wendell Dalit
APORKALYPSE NOW!
Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an imaginary tail! Spider-Ham finally has his own series! (Again!)
Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham finds himself jumping through time, side-by-side with Peter PARKER, the Spectacular Spider-MAN!
ZEB WELLS and WILL ROBSON bring you the Ham and Man story you’ve been waiting for!
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 25, 2019
SRP: $3.99

SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Jose Carlos Silva (CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
• Miguel O’Hara is a rising star at Alchemax, but his world is about to come crashing down.
• The future of the Marvel Universe is about to die and the world needs a hero.
• As Miguel faces a destiny he’s tried to run from all his life, the secrets of 2099 begin to unravel here.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN ALIEN REALITY #1 (OF 5)
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land
• Peter Parker find himself entrenched in a battle with Hobgoblin!
• Where did HOBGOBLIN get these new powers?
• The original creative team from Symbiote Spider-Man return for the next installment of classic tales from the Alien Costume Saga!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

THOR WORTHY #1
(W) Walter Simonson, More (A) Ron Frenz, More (CA) Kim Jacinto
LEGENDARY THOR CREATORS REUNITE FOR A THUNDEROUS CELEBRATION!
Walter Simonson’s Thor run is widely considered to be not only some of the best Thor comics of all time, but simply some of the best comics, period. Now the legend returns for a special tale about Thor and Beta Ray Bill – with art from Mike Hawthorne and beloved veteran Sal Buscema! And the trio is joined by yet another unforgettable Thor team: Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz, who will be telling an all-new Thunderstrike story! Finally, no Thor story would be complete without his most trusted companion: the berserker, the warrior extraordinaire, the Lady Sif! Kathyrn Immonen wrote one of the landmark Sif tales in her run on Journey Into Mystery – and now she returns for a brand-new journey!
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

MARVEL FACSIMILE COMICS

GIANT-SIZE DEFENDERS #3 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Steve Gerber, More (A) Jim Starlin, More (CA) Sal Buscema
It’s Daredevil’s first adventure with the Defenders! No, not Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist – we’re talking the original Defenders: Doctor Strange, Hulk, Sub-Mariner, Valkyrie and Nighthawk, the greatest non-team in comics! And now, the Man Without Fear must join them in a cosmic game of chess played between the ever-manipulative Grandmaster and the playful Prime Mover! The rules are simple – Daredevil and the Defenders vs. a dangerous group of aliens…with the fate of the Earth at stake! And among these enemies is a major threat with a big future ahead of him – Korvac, from the year 2977! One of the biggest power players in the Marvel Universe makes his debut in this action-packed classic! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting GIANT-SIZE DEFENDERS #3.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

ETERNALS #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Jack Kirby (A/CA) Jack Kirby
In 1976, the legendary King of comics Jack Kirby returned to Marvel brimming with cosmic ideas – and none were bigger than the Earth-shattering immortals known as the Eternals! In this mind-blowing first issue, Kirby unleashes the full brilliance of his unbridled imagination to reveal a secret history of heroes and horrors – in which two bizarre branches of humanity’s cousins, the Eternals and the Deviants, vie to inherit the Earth! Prepare to meet Ikaris, Warlord Kro, and a colorful cast full of titans and terrors that could only have been conceived by the King himself! But who are the space gods known as the Celestials, and what happens if they are summoned back to Earth? It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting ETERNALS (1976) #1.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

STAR WARS #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Roy Thomas (A/CA) Howard Chaykin
Months before the first Star Wars movie had even arrived in theaters, Marvel Comics’ STAR WARS #1 hit the stands, and introduced eager readers to a galaxy far, far away! Its cover asked: “Luke Skywalker: Will he save the galaxy or destroy it?” – and inside, readers eager to know the answer joined Luke on the first, fateful steps of his epic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the very heart of the Rebellion! This opening chapter of Marvel’s adaptation of George Lucas’ cinematic masterpiece features the debuts of some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history – including Princess Leia, R2-D2,
C-3PO, and of course, the ruthless enforcer of the Galactic Empire, Darth Vader! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting STAR WARS (1977) #1.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

MARVEL STAR WARS COMICS

STAR WARS EMPIRE ASCENDANT #1
(W) Charles Soule, More (A) Luke Ross, More (CA) Riccardo Federici
DESTINED FOR HOTH!
• Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa and smuggler Han Solo have have struck blow after winning blow against the Empire. The Rebels are digging in their defenses on the remote ice world of Hoth but how long will they truly be safe from their many enemies?
• Darth Vader will stop at nothing to crush the rebels but his efforts to locate their new base have been in vain. Will the dark side of the Force guide him to the missing rebels and to young Skywalker or mire the dark lord in the conflicts of his past?
• Despite a life riddled with treachery and destruction, Doctor Aphra has found a family (of sorts). Former Imperial inspector Magna Tolvan and Aphra’s young ward Vulaada will have to face the struggles of a life of rebellion…while Aphra reckons with her legacy.
• Former Imperial loyalist turned cyborg bounty hunter BEILERT VALANCE is taking on a dangerous new mission. And the lives of the entire Rebellion-including his old buddy HAN SOLO’s-are at stake should he fail!
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $5.99

STAR WARS RISE KYLO REN #1 (OF 4)
(W) Charles Soule (A) Will Sliney (CA) Clayton Crain
WITH BEN SOLO’S FALL… COMES KYLO REN’S RISE!
Young Ben Solo is legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker’s most promising pupil. As the son of Rebel Alliance heroes Leia Organa and Han Solo, as well as Luke’s own nephew, Ben has the potential to be a great force for light in the galaxy. But the Skywalker legacy casts a long shadow, the currents of the dark side run deep, and Darth Vader’s blood runs in Ben’s veins. Voices call from both his past and his future, telling him who he must be. He will shatter, he will be reforged, his destiny will be revealed. Snoke awaits. The Knights of Ren await. Ben Solo’s path to his true self begins here.
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

STAR WARS SAGA #1
(W) Jess Harrold (A) Various (CA) John Cassaday, More
As the stage is set for the next great chapter in Marvel’s exploration of the galaxy far, far away, get caught up on the story so far! This special issue celebrates all the action, drama and fan-favorite characters – both classic and brand new – that define Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen and Greg Pak’s STAR WARS runs! From Luke Skywalker’s earliest confrontations with Darth Vader, to the Rebel Alliance’s furious clashes with a resurgent Empire…from the introduction of Han Solo’s “wife” Sana Starros, to the debut of the ruthless elite Stormtrooper unit known as SCAR Squadron…from the devastation of the “Hope Dies” storyline to the Scourging of Shu-Torun…the STAR WARS SAGA is packed with major moments in the lives of rebels and rogues alike! Featuring stunning artwork from a host of incredible talents, plus exciting extras! Reserve your copy today!
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

IMAGE COMICS

20XX #1 (MR)
(W) Lauren Keely, Jonathan Luna (A/CA) Jonathan Luna
SERIES PREMIERE

From JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, GIRLS, THE SWORD) and LAUREN KEELY, in her writing debut, comes an all-new ongoing series!

This sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form gangs to survive. But division only breeds more division, and Mer and Nuon experience this firsthand as they become entangled in the often dramatic, sometimes violent, but always complex social landscape of sym gang rivalries in Anchorage, Alaska.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.

HACK SLASH 15TH ANNV CELEBRATION (ONE-SHOT) (MR)
(W) Tim Seeley, Sam Eggleston, Brian Crowley, Jeff Bohn, Greg Ellner (A) Dan Leister, Stefano Caselli, Emily Stone, Jay De Foy, Jules Shapirov, Tim Seeley (CA) Tyler Walpole
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the bloody tale about the slasher victim who fought back with these brand-new stories from HACK/SLASH alumni STEFANO CASELLI, EMILY STONE, and DAN LEISTER, as well as new, emerging talent! Plus: an unmissable lead story from-and about!-disgruntled comics writer TIM SEELEY, who makes a wish for Cassie Hack to become real… and then becomes a victim himself when his creation swears to kill him.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $5.99

HARDCORE RELOADED #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Brandon Thomas (A) Francis Portela, Leonardo Paciarotti (CA) Nic Klein
NEW STORY ARC

HARDCORE returns with more bullets than John Wick!

Once, the Hardcore tech was used to protect our nation, but now that tech is out in the wild. And the only one who can help Agent Drake put the genie back in the bottle is his greatest enemy.

Skybound’s action-thriller reloads with writer Brandon Thomas (EXCELLENCE), artist Francis Portela (Faith), and cover artist Nic Klein (Deadpool).
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

LUCY CLAIRE REDEMPTION #1 (MR)
(W) John Upchurch (A/CA) John Upchurch
SERIES PREMIERE
Lucy Claire was once a celebrated hero. But through a series of sinister events, she was slandered and defamed, and her children were taken from her. But when an old danger re-emerges, Lucy will have to take on the mantle of hero once again in order to right the wrongs of her past and-above all else-find a way back to her children.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

OLD GUARD FORCE MULTIPLIED #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
NEW STORY ARC

Soon to be a major motion picture starring CHARLIZE THERON!

Andromache of Scythia and her band of soldiers are back in this second story chronicling the battles and burdens of their dubious immortality. Nile’s addition to the team has given them new purpose and new direction, but when you’ve got 6,000 years of history at your back, the past is always ready to return-with a vengeance.

Written by GREG RUCKA and illustrated by the incomparable LEANDRO FERNÁNDEZ, with colors by DANIELA MIWA, lettering by JODI WYNNE, and design by ERIC TRAUTMANN, the highly anticipated return of THE OLD GUARD is finally here!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

PROJECT X-MAS #1  (MR)
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Top Secret
MARK MILLAR and Netflix have teamed up to give you the perfect Christmas gift-the sequel to one of the most beloved Millarworld projects since the dawn of time. The twist is that you don’t know what it is, and like all good gifts, you’re in for a nice surprise when you open the delivery boxes on December 18th. Can you guess what Santa’s going to bring you??
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

ABLAZE COMICS

GUNG HO #1 (MR)
(W) Benjamin Von Eckartsberg (A) Thomas von Kummant (CA) Gerald Parel
Ablaze proudly presents, Gung-Ho, a “spiritual successor” to The Walking Dead! In the near future, the “White Plague” has almost completely decimated humanity, and civilization is only a sweet memory. Europe as a whole has become a danger zone, where survival is only possible within towns or fortified villages. Enter orphaned brothers Zach and Archer Goodwoody, troublemaking teens who have just arrived at Fort Apache, and about to learn the hard rules of integration into the colony. Outside the walls lies a hostile and deadly environment, but inside is also a dangerous place, as the boys are about to find out. Benjamin von Eckartsberg and Thomas von Kummant deliver a creative and visual tour de force with jaw-dropping artwork that will transport you to a brand new post-apocalyptic world where the tension is palpable, and the wrong move will get you killed… or worse.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

BOOM! STUDIOS

KLAUS LIFE & TIMES OF JOE CHRISTMAS #1
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Dan Mora
* In the tradition of Grant Morrison ‘s 2001 New X-Men Annual , BOOM! Studios presents a widescreen comic that catalogs the life and times of one Joe Christmas.
* Abandoned as a baby, Joe Christmas is taken in by Klaus. In this holiday calendar-inspired comic, experience 25 all new short stories of Klaus teaming up with Joe Christmas over the years!
* Grant Morrison (New X-Men) and Dan Mora (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) return to the winter world of Klaus for an all new holiday special!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $7.99

POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1
(W) Ryan Parrott (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Dan Mora
* THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME!
* The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find Tommy Oliver (a.k.a. The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger) but soon discover he’s joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan!
* As the Rangers are sent reeling by this betrayal, they ‘re confronted by another (fr)enemy… the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?!
* Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Venom Annual), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

RED MOTHER #1 
(W) Jeremy Haun (A) Danny Luckert (CA) Jeremy Haun
* Jeremy Haun returns to his The Beauty roots as he teams with Danny Luckert, hot off Regression, for a new psychological horror series.
* After losing her eye and the man she loves in a brutal mugging, Daisy McDonough is left trying to put the pieces of her life back together. Just when she begins to think she can heal- move on, she begins to see strange things through her new prosthetic eye. And The Red Mother sees her in return.
* Continuing BOOM! Studios’ string of successes, The Red Mother follows Faithless, Once & Future, and Something is Killing the Children for a new original series that examines the dangers that hide in plain sight – and the consequences of digging beneath the surface to find the truth underneath.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS

ALIENS VS PREDATOR THICKER THAN BLOOD #1 (OF 4)
(W) Jeremy Barlow (A) Doug Wheatley (CA) Chun Lo
Predators board a luxury charter spaceship, unleashing a path of terror and bloodshed. An adolescent girl and her younger “brother” are the last to survive, and begin a cat-and-mouse chase with the attackers. They hope for an escape, but they haven’t counted on the alien . . .
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

 

BUTCHER OF PARIS #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Dean Kotz (CA) Dave Johnson
In 1944, as Swastikas flew over Paris, one of the most notorious and prolific serial killers in history turned the occupied city into his personal hunting ground.

Under the guise of opportunity and freedom, a killer preys on those desperate to flee . . . until a gruesome discovery alerts the police. In a city on the brink of war, the hunt for a serial killer begins as a French detective races to catch the villain before the Nazis beat him to it.

Written by Stephanie Phillips (Descendent, Devil Within) with art by Dean Kotz (Mars Attacks), The Butcher of Paris is a historical, true crime thriller about a killer wanted by both the Nazis and allied forces for the death of nearly two hundred victims.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

CRIMINAL MACABRE THE BIG BLEED OUT #1 (OF 4)
(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Gyula Nemeth
A brand-new Criminal Macabre story by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night)! A noir tale of mysteries, vampires, love, and betrayal.

Supernatural detective Cal McDonald, found wandering the streets as a disheveled vagrant, is ripped from his self-imposed retirement to resume his monster-killing career.

But Cal is reluctant to return to the fray. What has the hard-bitten investigator so shaken? It’s a long story that begins with a beautiful woman who happens to be a vampire . . . and ends with a bang.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

KILL WHITEY DONOVAN #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W) Duncan Sydney (A) Natalie Barahona (CA) Jason Pearson
After Anna Hoyt’s sister commits suicide, she sets off for Atlanta to kill the man responsible for destroying her family-her fiancé, Jim “Whitey” Donovan. But Anna, a spirited though pampered daughter of a prominent doctor, can’t do it alone. To get through the hell that lies between her Alabama home and Atlanta, she makes a deal with one of the Donovan slaves, Hattie Virgil, who has an agenda of her own. In exchange for a chance at freedom, Hattie, a survivor, will lead this unlikely pair on a quest that will change them both forever.

o The comic-book debut of writer Sydney Duncan, author of the critically acclaimed fantasy trilogy The Revelation Saga, and artist Natalie Barahona!
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

SKULLDIGGER FROM THE WORLD OF BLACK HAMMER #1 (OF 6) 
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Tonci Zonjic
Spiral City finds itself trapped in a vicious cycle of crime, corruption, and violence. With the heart of the city at stake, a vigilante rises in Skulldigger. However, when the nefarious Grimjim escapes from prison, will Skulldigger and his ward, Skeleton Boy, be enough to save Spiral City?
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

 

TALES FROM HARROW COUNTY DEATHS CHOIR #1 (OF 4) 
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Naomi Franquiz
Harrow County is back! The Award-winning, Eisner-nominated, southern-gothic horror series returns with a brand-new story.
Ten years have passed since Emmy exited Harrow County, leaving her close friend Bernice as steward of the supernatural home.
But World War II is in full swing, taking Harrow’s young men and leaving the community more vulnerable than ever-and when a ghostly choir heralds the resurrection of the dead, Bernice must find a solution before the town is overrun.
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

DYNAMITE COMICS

DEJAH THORIS (2019) #1 
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Vasco Georgiev (CA) Lucio Parrillo
“Barsoom has always been a dying world. Closer to death these days, perhaps.”

From DAN ABNETT (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Justice League Odyssey) and rising star VASCO GEORGIEV comes an all-new vision of the Princess Of Mars! Dejah has been many things: Wife, mother, royalty. But now, she is a determined scientist, dedicated to discovering why her world is freezing, and which political factions know the secret of this global catastrophe? Experience glittering palace intrigue and visceral adventure in the new ongoing adventures of DEJAH THORIS!
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

JAMES BOND #1
(W) Vita Ayala, Danny Lore (A) Eric Gapstur (CA) Jim Cheung
New series, new team, new missions! VITA AYALA (Morbius, Age Of X-Man), DANNY LORE (Queen Of Bad Dreams) and ERIC GAPSTUR (James Bond 007) present a fresh take on the world’s greatest secret agent. When a priceless piece of art is found to be fake, investigations lead down a rabbit hole of international crime and corruption. But what the hell does James Bond know about the world of art forgery?

Featuring a cover by superstar JIM CHEUNG (Justice League, Young Avengers), that will be revealed as an interlocking image over the first three issues!
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $3.99

IDW COMICS

DYING IS EASY #1 (OF 5) 
(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Martin Simmonds
The debut of an all-new creation by Joe Hill (Locke & Key) and Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead)! Meet Syd “Sh*t-Talk” Homes, a disgraced ex-cop turned bitter stand-up comic turned… possible felon?!
In part 1 of Dying is Easy, Carl Dixon is on the verge of comedy superstardom and he got there the dirty way: by stealing jokes. He’s got a killer act, an ugly past, and more enemies than punch-lines. So when someone asks Syd Homes how much it would cost to have Dixon killed, Syd isn’t surprised in the slightest. He’s already got a figure in mind…
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

I CAN SELL YOU A BODY #1
(W) Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) George Kambadais
Are you dead? Denny Little can help. This disgraced TV psychic can put your soul in a living body… for a price. A bad day at the office, however, has just put a bounty on his head courtesy of a murdered mafioso, leaving Denny 48 hours to save his own life.
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

 

KILL LOCK #1
(W) Livio Ramondelli (A/CA) Livio Ramondelli
Each found guilty of an irredeemable crime, four robots find themselves banished from their home world and bound together by the Kill Lock-a programming link that means if one of them dies, they all will. Now a soldier, an addict, a murderer, and a child find themselves forced to protect each other while in search of a cure to survive.
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

 

NARCOS #1 (OF 4) 
(W) Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) Vic Mahotra
Spinning out of the hit Netflix original show comes a new four-issue miniseries further detailing the intrigue and danger of the international drug trade of the 1990s! Two new recruits bring danger to DEA agents Murphy and Peña, while El Patr n must contend with a dangerous threat to his drug empire!
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

 

READ ONLY MEMORIES #1 
(W) Sina Grace (A/CA) Stefano Simeone
Based on the hit game 2064: Read Only Memories, enter a cyberpunk universe like you’ve never seen it before!
Santa Cruz, California. A beach town just 50 miles from Neo-San Francisco. Lexi Rivers, former detective with the Neo-San Francisco Police Department, has left the big city lights behind in favor of opening her own agency.
Valentine’s Day. A time for celebrating love-or finding it. When a robot’s human lover goes missing, Lexi will be faced with a case unlike any she’s tackled yet, one which just might show her that not all is as it seems in this pleasant beachside community…
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

WELLINGTON #1 (OF 5) 
(W) Aaron Mahnke, Delilah Dawson (A) Piotr Kowalski
From Aaron Mahnke, the creator of the Lore podcast, comes an amazing new supernatural thriller that shines a light on the mysteries and monsters lurking in the shadows. Meet the Duke of Wellington-one of England’s most decorated military heroes and, unknown to most, her most daring monster hunter. The secret history of the Iron Duke begins here!
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

TITAN COMICS

SHERLOCK SCANDAL IN BELGRAVIA #1 
(W) Steven Moffat, Jay (A) Jay (CA) Alice X Zhang
The critically acclaimed manga adaptation of Sherlock hits Season Two, introducing the iconic Irene Adler! Fresh from facing down Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and John Watson (Martin Freeman) are called in to assist the royal family in a very delicate matter… only to find that the Great Detective may have met his match!
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019
SRP: $4.99

 

VALIANT COMICS

VISITOR #1 (OF 4) 
(W) Paul Levitz (A) Mj Kim (CA) Amilcar Pinna
Unstoppable. Untraceable. Unkillable. This is how he changes the world…
Who is the Visitor? Why are the leaders of the world terrified of him? And will they live long enough to find out?
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

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