Here are the latest titles added to our comic pullsheet.
BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT ROBIN SPECIAL #1
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Robson Rocha, Juan Albarran (CA) Francis Manapul
After an intense training session in the Batcave, Tim Drake settles in for a normal day as a science teacher at Robinson Academy. But just as a class field trip to Wayne Industries begins, things take a violent turn when a gang of armed thugs enter the building. Don’t miss this special spotlight issue on the Boy Wonder!
BATMAN EUROPA #1 (OF 4)
(W) Matteo Casali, Brian Azzarello (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jim Lee (CA) Jim Lee
Superstar artist Jim Lee returns to the Dark Knight with this premiere issue! The impossible has happened and Batman is on the verge of being taken down by an enemy he cannot defeat: a virus for which there is no cure! And the only hope for his salvation is The Joker! Who infected Batman, what does the Clown Prince of Crime know, and how will the Dark Knight get that information? Together, the enemies crisscross Europe, desperate to find answers before time runs out.
Co-conceived by Matteo Casali and Brian Azzarello, this 4-issue miniseries event will feature art by top talents over layouts by the incomparable Giuseppe Camuncoli (HELLBLAZER, Dark Wolverine), with the first issue pencilled and inked by none other than Jim Lee!
DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #1 (OF 8)
(W) Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello (A/CA) Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson
The epic ending you never saw coming is here because you demanded it! The Dark Knight rises again to face the dawn of the master race!
SUPERMAN AMERICAN ALIEN #1 (OF 7)
(W) Max Landis (A) Nick Dragotta (CA) Ryan Sook
Hollywood screenwriter and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) joins forces with top comics artists including Jock, Francis Manapul and Jae Lee to bring you SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN, a 7-issue miniseries chronicling the life of Clark Kent and his development into the archetypal hero he will eventually become. But these are not the stories of the iconic “Superman” as you know him, but of the soft-spoken, charming, often-funny Kansas farm-boy behind the Man of Steel. With the tone of each issue ranging from heartwarming and simple, to frighteningly gritty and violent, to sexy, sun-kissed and funny, SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN is unlike anything you’ve seen before.
In this first issue, superstar artist Nick Dragotta (East of West, Fantastic Four) illustrates the story of Jonathan and Martha Kent as they struggle to deal with their 12-year-old son’s latest quirk-he’s been floating up into the air, sometimes hundreds of feet!
DC Comics – VERTIGO
JACKED #1 (OF 6) (MR)
(W) Eric Kripke (A) John Higgins (CA) Glenn Fabry
Eric Kripke (creator of Supernatural) teams up with Vertigo veterans John Higgins (HELLBLAZER) and Glenn Fabry (PREACHER) to bring you a very Vertigo take on the modern superhero in this six-issue miniseries. Josh Jaffe, a neurotic family man mid-midlife crisis, buys an online “smart pill” to increase his focus and jolt him out of his slump. But to Josh’s surprise, the pill gives him incredible strength and power-but its cost is that it’s extremely addictive. This irreverent and brutally realistic story examines both the mighty highs and humiliating lows of being a real-life superhero.
RED THORN #1 (MR)
(W) David Baillie (A) Meghan Hetrick-Murante (CA) Choong Yoon
On the rain-soaked streets of Glasgow, a girl whose drawings somehow come to life has just stumbled across her one true love. And thousands of miles below those streets, an ancient demi-god plots his escape from the prison where he’s been held for nearly two thousand years. Evil forces are at play and no one is safe as the legends of Scottish mythology collide with the modern world. Fans of FABLES and THE SANDMAN won’t want to miss this riveting dark fantasy epic!
SLASH & BURN #1 (MR)
(W) Si Spencer (A) Max Dunbar, Ande Parks (CA) Tula Lotay
Another day, another hot date. Firefighter Rosheen Hayes takes her relationships with conflagration seriously, whether it’s the trigger-happy burn victim with his sights on her partner or a chance encounter igniting memories of arson at the orphanage. But is she the super-sleuth fire-whisperer or twisted firestarter?
This new ongoing series from writer Si Spencer has all the mystery and intrigue of his hit Vertigo miniseries BODIES, with art by Max Dunbar (Dungeons & Dragons) and veteran inker Ande Parks (The Irredeemable Ant-Man), SLASH & BURN is a tricky thriller that explores both the excitement and the consequences of succumbing to one’s darkest impulses.
UNFOLLOW #1 (MR)
(W) Rob Williams (A) Michael Dowling (CA) Matt Taylor
A dying social media mogul leaves his billions to be split evenly between 140 random people-or however many of them are still alive at the moment of his death. Rob Williams (MARTIAN MANHUNTER, THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR) and Michael Dowling (Death Sentence) assemble a cast that includes a young black man trying to get by in St. Louis, an Iranian reporter in need of hope, a retired special forces soldier with a strange sense of purpose, and a thrill-seeking heiress, in this thriller that shows we’re all still part of the food chain.
ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #1
(W) Mark Waid (A) Adam Kubert, Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Alex Ross
The Avengers are dead–long live the Avengers! Earth’s Mightiest Heroes–Captain America, Thor, Vision, and Iron Man–are living separate lives, not tied to any team–but when a threat from beyond the stars targets our world, fate draws them together once more, alongside Nova, Ms. Marvel, and Miles Morales a.k.a. Spider-Man!
AVENGERS vs INFINITY #1
(W) Joe Caramagna (A) Ron Lim, Wellington Alves (CA) Kalman Andrasofszky
• The Avengers take on their most powerful foes in four thrilling adventures!
• Dangerous Asgardian treasures have been lost…and the Avengers are on the hunt to get them back!
• But will the Avengers still prevail when they’re fighting…each other?!
• Featuring Doctor Doom, Dracula, and the Blood Brothers!
BLACK KNIGHT #1
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Luca Pizzari (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
What do you do when it’s your destiny to be damned? For centuries, that is the question that has plagued each wielder of the Ebony Blade… with all of them eventually meeting untimely ends due to the sword’s curse. And it is the question the current Black Knight, Dane Whitman, must ask himself as his addiction to the blade grows ever stronger and he finds himself in the aptly named Weirdworld. What are the circumstances that brought him to leave Earth and enter this strange and dangerous realm? And what do the Uncanny Avengers have to do with it? Find out here in this new ongoing tale of sword, sorcery and one man’s struggle to not lose his soul.
(W) Gerry Conway (A) Mike Perkins (CA) Mike Del Mundo
Get ready to scream! Carnage, the homicidal symbiote is back, and he’s leaving a trail of bodies behind him. The FBI is hot on his trail, with a different playbook since their serial killer is a super villain. They’re equipped with the latest sonic tech and a team including military hero/astronaut John Jameson and a reformed Eddie Brock/Toxin! But when Carnage escapes into an abandoned coal mine, the FBI’s plan is starting to look like a trap… for THEM!
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Tony Moore
He’s annoying. He’s dangerous. He smells terrible. But the public love him. That’s right-the Merc with the Mouth may make money for missions of murky morality…but he’s become the most popular hero in the world for it. Eat that, Spidey! The world belongs to…DEADPOOL. The fan favorite team of Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne return to bring Deadpool in to his most successful adventures yet!
(W) Cm Punk, Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Scott Hepburn
UFC FIGHTER CM PUNK MAKES HIS MIGHTY MARVEL DEBUT!
Drax the Destroyer is the muscle for the Guardians of the Galaxy, but what does he do when he’s not adventuring through space with the Guardians? He lets his bloodthirsty quest for revenge take the pilot seat, of course! Determined to find and kill Thanos once and for all, Drax is ready to take on the universe. But when you’re tooling around the universe in a ship aptly named “The Space Sucker”, an unwavering desire for bloodshed isn’t enough to keep a mission from derailing. Drax crash lands into his wildest adventures ever, encountering foes no one will ever expect! The depths of space may not be big enough to contain this much grit, vengeance and all-out action!
ALL NEW HAWKEYE #1
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez
Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim at another season. But it’s not all straight as an arrow for Clint and Kate. A deep-seated rift that stretches across time, brings old man Clint and a wiser Kate back together as they chase down mistakes from their past. The star-studded team of Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez return, bringing you another inspired look at the world of Hawkeye.
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Luke Ross (CA) TBD
“Still going Strong”
The World’s first super hero decides it’s time to get back in the game, protect the innocent, defend the world, and generally remind everyone why he set the mark for heroism in the first place. Make way… Hercules is back! The greatest son of Olympus is thrown into the fight against threats ancient and modern, and Hercules demonstrates that a legend, no matter how strong he is, survives on his experience, and his ability to move with the times. A modern world, an age-old hero… and blockbuster action!
HOWARD THE DUCK #1
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Joe Quinones
First spectacular issue!
A great jumping on point! Sure to go up in value! Don’t miss out on the series everyone is calling “Howard the Duck”! The last page will shock you! Nothing will EVER be the same again! Hey! Where are you going? Come back! Waugh!
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Shawn Crystal (CA) Riley Rossmo
“Bad guys win every day… why not us?”
How do the villains of the Marvel Universe live in a world where the sky is constantly filled with heroes? What do they do when they want out of that life? There is no escape. No future. Who saves the villains? The Hood believes he might be that savior. He wants everyone to have a place at the table. Now all he needs to do is build his army… Featuring Titania, Mad Thinker, Thunderball, Black Ant and Enchantress, Illuminati is a tale of villains just trying to survive in the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe.
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #1
(W) Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare (A) Natacha Bustos (CA) Amy Reeder
LUNELLA LAFAYETTE is a preteen super genius who wants to change the world-but learned the hard way that it takes MORE than just big brains. Fearful of the monstrous INHUMAN genes inside her, life is turned upside down when a savage, red-scaled tyrant is teleported from prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call TODAY. The pair are many things, and together the most amazing Marvel Team-Up. MARVEL PRESENTS… MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR!
MS MARVEL #1
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Takeshi Miyagawa, Adrian Alphona (CA) Cliff Chiang
The internationally-beloved, butt-kicking, smack-talking, most adorable super hero makes her triumphant return. Look out world, Kamala Khan is back and officially an Avenger! Yup, the dream to end all dreams has happened for Kamala. She’s toe to toe with the best of the best, but will being one of Earth’s mightiest heros be everything she imagined? Is being a celebrity hero as wonderful as Kamala has hoped?
Plus: WHO IS THAT WITH BRUNO?? Welcome back, Kamala Korps. We missed you!
(W) Sean Ryan (A) Cory Smith (CA) Humberto Ramos
TWO NOVAS?!?! Sam Alexander’s missing father is finally back and the two are making adventure a family business. With their Nova helmets that enable them to fly and shoot energy beams, they’re policing the Milky Way with their Nova Corps of two. But is everything what it seems? And if that weren’t enough, Sam is also now an Avenger!
SECRET WARS TOO #1
(W/A) Various (CA) Chip Zdarsky
THE BEYONDERS TRY THEIR (SCARY, EXTRA-DIMENSIONAL) HAND AT MARKETING:
• We are Beyond. Dreamers. Destroyers. All of reality our whim. And frankly… we get bored.
• These tales from across the multifarious domains of Battleworld – not of heroism or consequence, but of humor – provide a brief respite from millennia of omnipotence.
• We cannot be comprehended by the miniscule human mind. Turn your attention to this book instead of trying.
• You are welcome.
ONE SHOT/Rated T+
(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Stacey Lee (CA) Helen Chen
SILK IS BACK AND BADDER THAN EVER!
• Cindy Moon has been working to find the missing members of her family since she escaped the bunker that was her home prior to the events of SPIDER-VERSE. But her quest has taken her down a darker path than she expected, and she’s now in cahoots with none other than the most ferocious feline in the Marvel Universe – BLACK CAT!
• What’s gotten under her skin, and is there any redeeming the SINISTER SILK? !
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Javier Rodriguez
Jessica Drew is a private investigator, a super hero and… a mom to be? Since we last saw her, Spider-Woman’s got a whole NEW responsibility — she’s super heroing for two now, after all! Ben Urich and Porcupine are still along for the adventure, too, and aren’t making Jess’ life any easier – half the time they won’t even let her leave the car! How’s a gal supposed to save innocent people and keep herself out of harm’s way? See how in the mother of all Spider-Stories!
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Javi Garron (CA) Dave Johnson
Before Peter Quill traversed the universe, before he was a Guardian, before he was Star-Lord, he was…an astronaut! Well, at least, he wanted to be. But as NASA’s biggest burn-out, it looked like the once and future Star-Lord was destined to stay grounded on Earth forever. However, with his burning desire for vengeance, his expert spacecraft knowhow, and his distinct lack of scruples, odds are he won’t be on Earth much longer. See how Marvel’s scoundrel of the spaceways discovered the galaxy he was destined to guard!
MIGHTY THOR #1
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
When DR. JANE FOSTER lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, THE MIGHTY THOR! Her enemies are many, as Asgard descends further into chaos and war threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet her greatest battle will be against a far more personal foe: the cancer that is killing her mortal form.
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort
BLACK PANTHER! CAPTAIN MARVEL! MS. AMERICA CHAVEZ! SPECTRUM! BLUE MARVEL!
The ultimate superteam comes together to find and fix problems beyond the limits of the infinite! From cosmic forces lurking on Earth to what waits on the outside of the omniverse – the impossible is where they start! And what’s more impossible than ending the threat of Galactus, the devourer of worlds… forever?
VENOM SPACE KNIGHT #1
(W) Robbie Thompson (A/CA) Ariel Olivetti
IN SPACE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM…WITH EXCITEMENT!
Flash Thompson is a lot of things. Soldier. Veteran. Doubleamputee. Host to a powerful alien symbiote. Now, apart from the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, Flash has also been tasked with being an intergalactic ambassador of Earth and an Agent of the Cosmos. What does that mean? It means Flash Thompson will be what he’s always wanted to be: A BIG. DAMN. HERO. It’s high adventure in deep space as Venom swashbuckles his way across the universe!
(W) Tom King (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Mike Del Mundo
The Vision wants to be human, and what’s more human than family? He goes to the laboratory where he was created, where Ultron molded him into a weapon, where he first rebelled against his given destiny, where he first imagined that he could be more, that he could be good, that he could be a man, a normal, ordinary man. And he builds them. A wife, Virginia. Two teenage twins, Viv and Vin. They look like him. They have his powers. They share his grandest ambition or perhaps obsession: the unrelenting need to be ordinary. Behold The Visions! They’re the family next door, and they have the power to kill us all. What could possibly go wrong?
WEB WARRIORS #1
(W) Mike Costa (A) David Baldeon (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
All of your favorite web-slinging wonders from SPIDER-VERSE, together in one place! It’s high-stakes action when ELECTRO threatens all of reality! From their base on Earth-001, it’s up to SPIDER-GWEN, SPIDER-MAN NOIR, SPIDER-MAN INDIA, SPIDER-UK, SPIDER-HAM and a TON of other surprise spider-guest stars to stop him!
ALL NEW WOLVERINE #1
(W) Tom Taylor (A) David Lopez, David Navarrot (CA) Bengal
LAURA KINNEY EMBRACES HER DESTINY. HERE! COMES! WOLVERINE!
X-23 was created to be a weapon and for a time, that’s all she was. But with the help of her mentor, LOGAN-the original WOLVERINE-she escaped that dark past. Tragically, Logan has fallen, but Laura will continue in his footsteps as a hero. Recent events have her doing everything in her power to keep those around her alive, as violent forces are hell-bent on mutual destruction. If anyone can stop them, it’s Laura. She is the best there is at what she does. She is THE ALL-NEW WOLVERINE.
ALL NEW X-MEN #1
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Mark Bagley
Hated and feared more than ever, the world is a dangerous place for mutants. As the few remaining X-MEN retreat into seclusion, a handful of mutant teenagers refuse to allow their destiny to be decided for them. CYCLOPS. BEAST. ICEMAN. ANGEL. THE ALL-NEW WOLVERINE. KID APOCALYPSE. OYA. Stepping out of the shadows of their predecessors, the ALL-NEW X-MEN are striking out on their own, determined to write their own futures!
BLACK BAG #1
(W) Chris Roberson (A) J.B. Bastos (CA) Drew Johnson
A suburban housewife with a criminal past and a thirst for adrenaline is about to get a top-secret side job: carrying out the government’s most dangerous missions. Renear is tired of playing by the rules. A valedictorian and top athlete in her younger years, she’s sacrificed a promising career to tie the knot and play house… isn’t there more to life than this? Of course there is – if you’re willing to take the shot. It’s time the world found out what she is truly capable of. Legendary Comics presents Black Bag, a new espionage thriller written by Chris Roberson with artwork by JB Bastos.
CAGE HERO #1 (OF 4)
(W) Kevin Eastman, Rik Hoskin (A/CA) Renato Rei
From the minds of Kevin Eastman (co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Ian Parker (MMA expert and former UFC Manager), and Mark Mastrandrea (MMA personality), comes Cage Hero! A middle school student and wrestling star, raised by his strict grandfather, finds himself on an epic journey to meet his true destiny when he is recruited to lead a super-powered team of mixed martial artists known as the Cage Heroes! Thirteen year-old Ryder Stone must meet the challenge to lead a group of young talented MMA fighters from across the globe, and still maintain his grade point average. Trained in their own unique martial art discipline, all connected by a secret past, this new team will have to dig deep with themselves to protect the world from an evil network known as the Shadow Empire.
CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS III #1 (OF 6)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Larry Hama (A) Marcelo Ferrerira (CA) Benjamin Carre
The hit game franchise comes to comics! A prequel to the highly anticipated game, the Call of Duty®: Black Ops III comic book series follows an elite group of soldiers as they wage a secret war across a futuristic, war-torn world transformed by technology. In the bullet-ridden first issue, the team infiltrates Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to take down a double agent . . . but as they close in, they uncover something much more sinister at hand.
CITIZEN JACK #1 (MR)
(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Tommy Patterson
A HORROR-COMEDY FOR ANYONE WHO HATES POLITICS! Every presidential candidate has a skeleton in their closet-Jack Northworthy worships the devil! A scandal-plagued, small town politician, Jack should in no way be president. But he’s got a secret weapon: Marlinspike, a malevolent demon of high ambitions. Together, they’re running for president in an outrageous campaign that America will never forget! Blockbuster writer SAM HUMPHRIES (Guardians of the Galaxy and X-men: Black Vortex) and New York Times bestselling artist TOMMY PATTERSON (Game of Thrones) debut a brand new ONGOING SERIES with a DIABOLICAL EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE!
COPS FOR CRIMINALS #1
(W) Steven Grant (A) Pete Woods (CA) Dave Johnson
When a federal agent becomes a victim of the system he has sworn to uphold, he finds true justice in the criminal underworld. Agent Woods was one of the best – but everything changed when he was wrongfully convicted and labeled a traitor. After serving his time, this ex-convict is cut loose onto the lawless streets to fight corruption on both sides of the law. Even criminals need a code – and every code needs an enforcer. Legendary’s new crime-thriller series is written by Steven Grant (Punisher War Journal) with art from Pete Woods (Robin, Catwoman).
CROSSED DEAD OR ALIVE #1 (OF 2) (MR)
AVATAR PRESS INC
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Daniel Gete (CA) Matt Martin
Garth Ennis returns to Crossed with a special series that is designed to help bring this startling and disturbed world to film. Proceeds from this project will be used to bring Ennis’ uncensored vision for a live action Crossed series written and directed by Ennis! Join us on a dire trek through the wilderness as one man remembers the fear and misery that spun out of C-Day. As his world unraveled that fateful day he desperately joined a group to survive in a world gone mad. Now his every step brings him closer to madness as the stress of Hell-on-Earth grinds at the fabric of the bands of misfits. Available in Previews for the first time, all of these editions are first printings, but strictly limited! Available with Regular Cover by Matt Martin (limited to 3000 copies), Art Deco by Michael DiPascale (limited to 750 copies), Horror by Michael DiPascale (limited to 750 copies), Missing by Juan Jose Ryp (limited to 500 copies), Turbulence by Jacen Burrows (limited to 500 copies), and a Red Crossed Incentive by Burrows. Topped off with an amazing VIP Triple Signed Edition with a cover by Burrows and signed by writer Garth Ennis, artist Jacen Burrows, and editor William Christensen (limited to 500 copies). Allocations may occur on any of these editions.
DOUBLE D GN BOOK 01
(W) Eddie Argos (A/CA) Steven Horry
After the official Worst Day Ever, overweight bully magnet Danny Carter discovers he can use his excess body mass to fuel superpowers. Obviously he’s going to be a superhero and fight crime, but when you’re years old and you live in the suburbs it’s not *quite* as easy as expected…
Written by EDDIE ARGOS, singer and lyricist of critically-acclaimed classic rock band Art Brut with art by STEVEN HORRY, colors by DAVID COOPER and lettering by COLIN BELL.
Miscellaneous: To coincide with the release of the graphic novel, Eddie and Steven have – alongside musicians Mark Heffernan and Grant Purser – recorded a soundtrack album, which will be released on Post/Pop Records in late November/early December.
WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Raul Allen (CA) David LaFuente
For five millennia, the Eternal Warrior has shaped history at the end of his sword. He’s razed empires, toppled civilizations, and broken armies as an immortal soldier in service to the Earth.
But now, the Eternal Warrior has been torn from the world he once protected and finds himself stranded in a hostile alien landscape unlike any he’s faced before. Separated from his earthly environs, can history’s deadliest soldier survive a realm far older, far deadlier, and fare more ruinous than anything he’s ever encountered?
Beyond Earth lies eternity… This November, New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, X-O MANOWAR) and visionary artist Raúl Allén (NINJAK, Hawkeye) forge a new legend for Valiant’s master of war with an all-new ongoing series in…WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #1!
EXODUS LIFE AFTER #1 (MR)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A/CA) Gabo
Jude has been sent right back where he started: Purgatory. With no memory of his previous adventures or relationships, Jude’s existence is stark and empty. Yet, just outside his awareness, his friends–including the late, great Ernest Hemingway and a very tenacious preteen girl–struggle to free him. Because in the quest to overthrow God himself, the only person who stands a chance is his son.
Jump into the series that Bleeding Cool called “one of the most original and entertaining comics of the past year” in an all-new first issue sure to enrapture fans and new readers alike!
GODDAMNED #1 (MR)
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) R. M. Guera, Giulia Brusco
Writer JASON AARON & artist R.M. GUÉRA, the creators of the seminal crime series SCALPED, reunite for a new ongoing series of stark and brutal biblical noir, which begins with a SPECIAL OVER-SIZED DEBUT ISSUE featuring thirty pages of story.
“And the earth was filled with violence.”
Its 1655 years after Eden, and life on Earth has already gone to hell. The world of man is a place of wanton cruelty and wickedness. Prehistoric monsters and stone-age marauders roam the land. Murder and destruction are the rule of the day. Humankind is a failed experiment. This is life before the Flood. The story of man on the verge of his first apocalypse. Welcome to the world of THE GODDAMNED.
HELLBOY & BPRD 1953 PHANTOM HAND & KELPIE
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola (A) Ben Stenbeck (CA) Mike Mignola
Hellboy’s first experiences with Bruttenholm in England involve the phantom hand of a murderer and a demonic water spirit in stories reminiscent of the early Mignola masterpiece “The Corpse.”
HERO HOURLY #1 (OF 3)
(W) James Patrick (A) Carlos Trigo (CA) David Dumeer
Welcome to Hero Hourly! If Saul thought that working as a superhero would be any different than asking if you want fries with that, he was mistaken. Now he has to deal with bad pay, passive-aggressive bosses, and work politics. Well, we all have to start somewhere…
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
In a quiet seaside town, Huck uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. His neighbors return the favors by keeping his abilities a secret. But when a newcomer alerts the media, a firestorm erupts, sending Huck on an adventure that will change everything. This brand-new series from writer MARK MILLAR and artist RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE presents a comicbook unlike anything you’ve read before. Featuring a Feel-Good Movie variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQURQUE.
ITTY BITTY HELLBOY SEARCH FOR THE WERE-JAGUAR #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Art Baltazar, Franco (A/CA) Art Baltazar
Aw yeah! Art Baltazar and Franco return to Itty Bitty Hellboy! This time, Hellboy, Abe, Liz, and friends are on a very special quest . . . to deliver underwear to the Island of Rogers! But their mission is suddenly interrupted by the discovery of the strange, mysterious beast known as the were-jaguar!
JAMES BOND #1
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Jason Masters (CA) Dom Reardon
Beginning “VARGR”, the first story in the ongoing James Bond comic series by best-selling writer Warren Ellis! James Bond returns to London after a mission of vengeance in Helsinki, to take up the workload of a fallen 00 Section agent. But something evil is moving through the back streets of the city, and sinister plans are being laid for Bond in Berlin…
In Stores November 4th in advance of the block buster movie on November 6th! Dynamite Entertainment is proud to launch the first James Bond comic book series in 20 years! “Ian Fleming’s James Bond is an icon, and it’s a delight to tell visual narratives with the original, brutal, damaged Bond of the books.” – Warren Ellis
JOE GOLEM OCCULT DETECTIVE #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A) Patric Reynolds (CA) David Palumbo
Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, children have begun disappearing below the surface. In this new series, Joe Golem hunts the terrifying creature that has been pulling children into the depths of the canals.
JUST ANOTHER SHEEP #1 (OF 5)
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Mat Heagerty (A/CA) J D Faith
In 1969 a timid teen sets out on a road trip. His goal? Find out the origins of his bizarre super human abilities. Always the follower, his trip is derailed when he befriends a group of extremist war protesters. Variant cover by series artist JD Faith (Virgil)
JOHNNY RED #1 (OF 8) (MR)
(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Keith Page
Legendary British fighter ace, Johnny “Red” Redburn, returns once more as the commander of the Falcons, a Russian fighter squadron battling the Nazis in the skies over Stalingrad. But dogfighting Messerschmitts is about to become the least of his troubles when the NVKD, the notorious Soviet secret police, come calling!
KINGSWAY WEST #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Mirko Colak
After thirteen years in prison, a Chinese gunslinger named Kingsway Law just wants to find his wife. But in a fantastical American Old West crackling with magic, monsters, and racist vigilantes, trouble just won’t leave him be. And in this case, trouble is a woman with a magic sword who needs his help.
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Dan Mora
What’s to Love: Grant Morrison is one of the most prolific and best-selling writers in comics, earning a reputation for his ability to effectively revamp superheroes like Animal Man, Batman, and the X-Men. His creator-owned titles are also highly praised, including The Invisibles, Nameless, We3, and Joe the Barbarian, because no one tells mythical stories better than him. In Klaus, Grant reimagines one of the biggest cultural myths in history, and we could not be more excited to pair him with one of our homegrown talents, Dan Mora (Hexed)!
What It Is: Set in a dark fantastic past of myth and magic, Klaus tells the story of how Santa Claus really came to be. Where did he begin? What was he like when he was young? Why does he do what he does? How does he do what he does? And what happens when he faces his greatest challenge? Drawing on Santa Claus’ wilder roots in Viking lore and Siberian shamanism-taking in the creepier side of Christmas, and characters like the sinister Krampus-Klaus is a “Santa Claus: Year One.”
LAST SONS OF AMERICA #1
(W) Philip Kennedy Johnson (A) Matthew Dow Smith (CA) Tonci Zonjic
What’s to Love: We were instantly taken with newcomer Phillip Kennedy Johnson’s inventive high concept story and mature characterization. Throw in a crime thriller element and Matthew Dow Smith’s moody art and Last Sons of America can be the perfect answer to, What if Elmore Leonard wrote Children of Men?
What It Is: When a biological terrorist attack makes it impossible for anyone in America to conceive children, adoption of kids from other counties explodes. Brothers Jackie and Julian are adoption agents based in Nicaragua. They usually do all their options through legal means, but they’re facing increasing competition from straight-up kidnappers. One desperate move from Jackie could put them in the cross-hairs of some very dangerous people.
LIMBO #1 (MR)
(W) Dan Watters (A/CA) Caspar Wijngaard
A detective with no memory, no identity and no manners. A femme fatale seeking escape from a powerful crime lord. A voodoo queen with a penchant for mixtapes and hi-tops. A goat-eating TV…
Welcome to Dedande City, where good people check under their beds at night and reality is never quite what it seems.
A NEW surreal neon-noir series crossing 50s pulp with an 80s VHS visual aesthetic drawing from the likes of Carpenter, Cronenbrg, and Lynch.
MONSTRESS #1 (MR)
(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda
Astonishing X-men and Black Widow writer MARJORIE LIU returns to comics with artist SANA TAKEDA (X-23) for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Steampunk meets Kaiju in this original fantasy epic for mature readers, as young Maika risks everything to control her psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, placing her in the center of a devastating war between human and otherworldly forces. The adventure begins in a spectacular TRIPLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with SIXTY-SIX pages of story and no ads for this one-time price of 4.99!
ORPHAN BLACK HELSINKI #1 (OF 5)
(W) Graeme Manson & Various (A) Alan Quah (CA) Corbyn S. Kern
Helsinki. Spoken in hushed tones, the word means almost certain death for the clones of Project Leda. Learn the dark secrets of this codename in this special event miniseries by co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson.
PACIFIC RIM TALES FROM THE DRIFT #1
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov (A/CA) Marcos Marz
Following the graphic novel Tales From Year Zero, Legendary takes you back to the front lines with Pacific Rim: Tales From The Drift. The official new comic series presented by director Guillermo del Toro and Pacific Rim screenwriter Travis Beacham. Prepare to do battle with all-new Kaiju creatures in this thrilling continuation of the Pacific Rim universe. The series comes from writer Joshua Fialkov with artwork by Marcos Marz.
PATHFINDER HOLLOW MOUNTAIN #1 (OF 6)
(W) James L. Sutter (A) Tom Garcia (CA) Carlos E. Gomez
An exciting new Pathfinder adventure begins! When an expedition into an ancient runelord stronghold meets with disaster, the Pathfinder heroes find themselves working together with some of the setting’s most notorious villains in order to survive and locate a priceless magical item. But even with their own lives on the line, can an agent of the sinister Aspis Consortium ever really be trusted? Brave the fearsome monsters and deadly traps of Hollow Mountain in the first sword-swinging issue from Pathfinder co-creator James L. Sutter (Pathfinder Origins, Death’s Heretic), with art from rising star Tom Garcia (Mercy Thompson). Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!
What It Is: In this special one-shot issue, a monster is terrorizing the Lumberjanes camp and the girls go to stop it. However, it turns out that the monster is being framed and now the girls have to figure out who’s doing it and to what end! Join April, Jo, Mal, Molly and Ripley as they earn their BEYOND BAY LEAF pin!
PEANUTS SNOOPY SPECIAL #1
(W) Charles M. Schulz, Jason Cooper (A) Vicki Scott, Charles M. Schulz (CA) Charles M. Schulz
What’s to Love: With The Peanuts Movie set to debut this month, it’s the perfect time to recognize everyone’s favorite beagle in this Snoopy-centric special, featuring a new, original story.
What It Is: Celebrate the release of the new film with this one-shot Snoopy Special. Follow Snoopy, the World Famous Sergeant-Major of the Foreign Legion, on the mission of a lifetime to save his dear brother Spike, encountering adventure at every which corner of the neighborhood-from Lucy’s Psychiatric Booth to Schroeder’s piano.
RINGSIDE #1 (MR)
(W) Joe Keatinge (A/CA) Nick Barber, Simon Gough
THE PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING EPIC BEGINS IN AN OVER-SIZED FIRST ISSUE!
RINGSIDE is an ongoing series set within the world of professional wrestling, written by JOE KEATINGE (SHUTTER, GLORY, TECH JACKET) and drawn by acclaimed illustrator NICK BARBER, combining the ensemble drama of THE WALKING DEAD with interconnected rotating perspectives akin to The Wire. Each issue will explore the relationship between art and industry from the view of the wrestlers themselves, the creatives they work with, the suits in charge and the fans cheering them all on.
But that’s just the beginning.
The real violence is outside the ring.
SIX #1 (OF 8)
451 MEDIA GROUP
(W) George Pelecanos, Andrew Ewington (A/CA) Mack Chater
From master author George Pelecanos, (HBO’s The Wire, The Pacific, Treme), comes a searing tale of warfare at its worst and fighting soldiers at their best. When the wife of a former Marine buddy finds herself a target of a vicious Mexican cartel, she ends up turning to her husband’s old squad for help. Sergeant James McQuade and five former members of the Five-One Sand Scorpions find themselves outnumbered and outgunned against the most lethal and unpredictable enemy they ever went head-to-head with. It was someone else’s war but it was their fight. Just the way they like it.
THREE FLOYDS RISE O/T ALPHA KING #1 (OF 4) (MR)
HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Simon Bisley (CA) Various
Heavy Metal teams with legendary brewery, Three Floyds for an event unlike any other in publishing or brewing! This likely pairing will reveal and detail the story behind the characters of the brewery which boasts its own holiday for the most sought after beer in the world! Bringing together writer and beer aficionado Brian Azzarello (Dark Knight, 100 Bullets) and longtime Heavy Metal artist Simon Bisley, this new series is sure please comics fans and beer lovers everywhere!
TOMBOY #1 (MR)
ACTION LAB – DANGER ZONE
(W/A) Mia Goodwin (CA) Jennifer Ely
The death of a childhood friend sparks a series of events that lead Addison from teenage field hockey player to a murderer of criminals. There’s no lack of targets for her in a city built on corruption, but payback doesn’t come for free. Addison’s reality begins to blur in the pursuit of vengeance and justice is used as justification to become a monster.
TRANSFORMERS SINS OF WRECKERS #1 (OF 5)
(W/A/CA) Nick Roche
THE WRECKERS RETURN! Somebody’s kidnapped PROWL… but does anybody want him back? A lifetime of messing with everybody’s lives comes around to haunt him. Fortunately, he’s always got a plan. In this case… the one team of brutal, broken heroes… the WRECKERS!
WAKFU #1 (OF 8)
(W) Kahel (A) Mig, Saturax
The wonderful world of Wakfu… in comics! For the first time, the colourful, wacky world of the hit series Wakfu is to be available in comics. In this first issue, the intrepid hero-in-the-making Yugo and his friends stumble across a mysterious amusement park. While the band explore, it seems that one of their number has caught the eye of the secretive and lonely Shak Shaka!
WEBWITCH #1 (OF 5) (MR)
(W/A/CA) Matt Martin
Ten Years in the making, Matt Martin’s Webwitch launches with an enormous 64 page first issue! Written and drawn by the cover maestro, Matt Martin, Webwitch is the story of a sultry secret agent, with skills far beyond her peers. She never suspects those heightened reflexes and amazing agility are due to alien DNA, locked away in her system. All seems to be perfect for Nina as she falls in love with her handler and together they go on exotic missions… until her world crumbles. The Webwitch alien race comes to Earth, bringing carnage and death, and activates her as a sleeper agent. Now with her true nature revealed, and new abilities to change form, Nina is torn between worlds. Webwitch is a thrill ride of everything from monster carnage and alien melting death rays to sexy women, and even sexier aliens!
This monstrous launch issue has the first chapter of the story as well as the first chapter of the Tim Vigil’s Webwitch story ,which acts as a lead-in to this new series, in full-color for the first time. But that’s not all, a huge gallery of Matt Martin art is also included with over a dozen of his amazing Webwitch covers from years past! This issue has an amazing array of variant covers including Regular, Wraparound, Honey Trap, and a Retailer Incentive Pure Art by Martin and Alien Seduction cover by Juan Jose Ryp. Christian Zanier illustrates the Vintage Vixen (a homage to sexy spies of the past) and the ultra-collectable Costume Change 6 cover set (with sexy topless and nude covers included!) that is limited to just 250 sets.