Let’s take a look at this week’s slate of upcoming issues, as well as a few of our picks for the week of July 24th, 2013.
Go west, young lady! Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles — to get away from New York, life, and Clint Barton, but NOT trouble! But Madame Masque is hanging out at poolside with the rich and famous as well! Who is Kate Bishop? Find out alongside Kate Bishop herself as a wild new status quo comes to HAWKEYE.
The fallout from AGE OF ULTRON rips open a dangerous rift in the universe! Prepare for a hunger so strong, that no universe is safe. Is this the beginning of the end?
As casualties pile up in the ongoing war between Wakanda and Atlantis, an Illuminati member is forced to make a hard choice. An Inhuman learns of the Illuminati’s plans.Prelude to INFINITY: Everything falls apart.
Superstar artist Carlo Barberi’s first arc on Scarlet Spider might be Kaine’s last as the Red Death comes for everyone. Has Kaine made a deal with the devil? No, not Mephisto. More Scarlet Spider and Wolverine action than you can shake an adamantium claw or spider stinger at.
Superior Spider-Month just got a whole lot more superior with a brand new ongoing! Challenge them, of course!
Ragnarok Now continues! THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF DEATH are unleashed!
After the events of Wolverine #6, Logan must adjust to a very different kind of life. How will his friends and rivals respond to his new status quo? Guest-starring Storm and Beast!
Mission to the Microverse! Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and Giant-Man embark on a dangerous trip to the subatomic world of the Microverse — home to strange alien races, a power-sapping atmosphere and a centaur warlord who wants them dead! It’s also the location of an emergency beacon signaling an Avenger in trouble. What — or better yet, who — they find there will change the Avengers forever…if they survive! Plus: Simon Williams has a problem. As the legendary Avenger Wonder Man, he fought countless battles as one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Now, he wants the Avengers to disband — or else. What are his motives? And what happens when the Avengers say no?
The grandest cosmic epic of all time looms on the horizon as Marvel marches toward Infinity! But how did Earth’s heroes reach this perilous tipping point? Learn the secret origin of the Inhumans, Marvel’s strangest and most isolated community. What are the mysteries surrounding the Terrigen Mist that gives them their uncanny abilities? Then, witness the boyhood of Thanos of Titan! How will his obsession with death change the Marvel Universe’s very nature? Finally, as the Avengers “go cosmic,” putting together an expanded strikeforce to battle threats from the stars, the Illuminati work in secret to prevent incursions from other dimensions! All the threads come together as the Marvel Universe teeters on the brink of intergalactic war! Infinity is incoming!
The Age of Apocalypse’s Nightcrawler wants to get home — and he doesn’t care whether he destroys our world to get there! When he betrays X-Force, Wolverine sees red and calls in his street team, but can do what’s necessary to stop him? Meanwhile, Dazzler’s X-Treme X-Men scramble to repair a tear between dimensions! As the multiverse is slowly consumed, no one is safe — and the heroes must split up to fight a war in two universes. But as the rift continues widening, the only chance might be to step into the void! Wolverine battles Wolverine, the X-Treme X-Men’s Kid Nightcrawler makes the ultimate sacrifice, and Wolverine must say a final goodbye to the AoA’s Jean Grey!
After being locked in Arkham Asylum, Jonah Hex goes on the run with a partner, who’s family he’s all too familiar with from his days with Amadeus Arkham. And in the backup story, the epic of the 19th century StormWatch continues.
Does Diggle really trust Oliver? What happened between Laurel and Tommy while Oliver was presumed dead? What kind of tactics do the SCPD use in their ongoing investigation of the Starling City vigilante? Find out all this and more in this startling issue!
Picking up from recent issues of BATMAN, the origin of Clayface is revealed—and a new mystery is introduced!
Constantine takes a keen interest in Billy Batson’s power of Shazam! But does he want to mentor Billy or destroy him?
Larfleeze faces the celestial being known as the “Laord of the Hunt”! Will our Orange Lantern end up stuffed and mounted on the wall of a cosmic lodge as a trophy?
Confronted with a Psi War, Superman falls before one of its leaders, the H.I.V.E. queen!
Can Calvin escape Santa Prisca, the most dangerous island on the planet? Or will he fall at the hands of its ruler, Bane?
History is made when The Flash comes face to face with Reverse Flash for the first time!
The classic tale that exploded into comics shops in the early 1980s is back in a new trade paperback collecting the entire 12-issue maxiseries! Featuring a cover by acclaimed artist Brian Bolland, this collection of the mythical tale of honor and bravery includes preliminary artwork by Bolland and developmental material from Mike W. Barr!
In these tales from the 1960s, Superman meets a super outlaw from Krypton, fights Titano the Super-Ape, battles Lex Luthor and more!
In this tale from issues #8-14, Rapunzel lives one of the most regimented lives in Fabletown, forced to maintain her rapidly growing hair lest her storybook origins be revealed. But when word of her long-lost children surfaces, she travels to Japan to find them—and a former lover.
Luke Taylor has a secret to share: WE’RE ALL CLONES.
The Carlyle Family has been attacked by their enemies to the south, and Forever’s father suspects a conspiracy amongst his children. To root it out, he sends Forever into the arms of the enemy, Family Morray.
“A New Assignment.”
INTRODUCING: THE HORROR! Good ol’ Jasper Jenkins has his hands full dealing with the newest threat in town (this freak lives up to his name!). Meanwhile, learn the hidden secrets tucked away inside a secret identity!
Jack is loose in the world, and Luther isn’t strong enough to stop him. But Petra might be.
After failing to capture the murderous criminal Toio Mulranny, Sara is forced to ask who is the greater threat: Toio or former Witchblade bearer Katarina Godliffe?
THE ORIGINAL SERIES AS YOU NEVER READ IT BEFORE! Re-imagining and re-collecting the complete, original APHRODITE IX series drawn by superstar artist DAVID FINCH (Batman: The Dark Knight), this trade has been completely rescripted, rebooted, and updated in celebration to for her new APHRODITE IX ongoing series. Only 500 copies of this glorious, oversized hardcover will be produced! A beautiful female assassin’s memory is purged after every hit to protect her and her masters. As she becomes self-aware, Aphrodite begins to surpass her programming to rebel against those who use her.
Our trio of tales starring the delectable Danger Girls comes to its rip-roaring, action-packed conclusion-it’s a thrill a minute as Abbey, Sydney and Sonja finally collide, just when you least expect it… and then all Hell breaks loose!
Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! The Seventh Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor! In a 19th-century Scottish castle, a live-in nurse’s concerns about the elderly couple in her care are allayed by a visiting doctor and his curiously modern female companion.
The mission has gone out of control. COBRA has the upper hand. FLINT is in danger. LADY JAYE and RONIN scramble to salvage the operation… and CHAMELEON finds a way to put a stop to the enemy. But can she stop herself before she goes too far?
To stop the Kibrani horde’s invasion of Earth, Andrew and his friends look to release the seven great jinn (genie) leaders. A sound plan, but what happens when the first released is the jinn’s greatest traitor?
Everypony’s got a story to tell in this new arc by fan-favorites Katie Cook & Andy Price! The citizens of Ponyville take center stage as an ordinary morning for Big McIntosh quickly turns into an unexpected adventure! Filled with tons of colorful characters and side stories, this issue will put Big McIntosh’s typical bashfulness to the test!
The Spirit, created by Will Eisner, and The Rocketeer, created by Dave Stevens, are two of the most beloved characters in the history of comics. Now, these two great pulp-inspired heroes meet for the very first time! A Central City Councilman disappears and is found dead in Los Angeles. Commissioner Dolan, along with Denny Colt (AKA The Spirit) and his daughter Ellen in tow, treks out to the City of Angels to investigate. Meanwhile, Cliff Secord (The Rocketeer) consoles his sweetheart Betty… who is traumatized after accidentally discovering the politicians body!
Detective Joe Salk’s obssession with the dead girl escalates into fury and misguided rage, as hints of the childs identity are revealed. A bitter rain becomes a hurricane of violence and sadness.
After the Fall of CYBERTRON, GRIMLOCK and his DINOBOT allies are tasked with protecting the last remaining Cybertronians from the dangers of the demolished planet. But as time passes, GRIMLOCK grows more and more uneasy with the rage and power that he’s forced to hold back. Can the AUTOBOT leader learn to control his power or will the beast take over?
The critically acclaimed creator-owned book from IDW continues! As the newest recruit aboard an elusive solar-powered airship, Tug begins his training as a “Gun.” On the run from The Judge, Tug has just joined the sky’s Most Wanted, but with the beautiful Cola as his pilot, and the ferocious Scram as his coach, what could go wrong?
Remember the giant-fight between Tyler and the shadow creature from Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows? Now you can relive that fight in all its splash-page glory in this glorious oversize format! With echoes of the ending story playing out in Omega right now, this special tale is epic to behold once again!
Meet the Juice Squeezers: a group of elementary-school kids tasked with secretly keeping their small town safe from a horrible, underground epidemic—written and drawn by David Lapham! Learn about a vampire couple during the time of the Black Plague in Steve Niles and menton3’s The Nosferatu Wars! Join bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair on a vacation gone horribly wrong in Ron Randall’s Trekker!
A series of brutal Chinatown murders sets off a manhunt for an Imperial Japanese agent even the Tong are afraid to kill. The Crimson Lotus, first introduced in B.P.R.D.: The Dead in 2005, finally stands revealed!
Closed off by rising seas and permanent power loss, New York City has been reduced to a graveyard of empty buildings. The devastation hits Ryan—the only American member of the crew—hard, and the homecoming she dreamed of for the last year is fraught with terror and betrayal. Will Ninth Wave’s mission finally meet its end?
The bad news: Ania Solo and her friends are on a planetoid that’s on a collision course with a huge space station. The worse news: a mad Sith warrior stands between them and escape! Imminent fiery destruction, or white-hot dismemberment by lightsaber? Some days there are just no good choices!
The outlook isn’t sunny for Heath Huston or his ensemble of Fear Agents—planet Earth is infested by Feeder aliens, robotic conquerors are manipulating the universe through time travel, and Heath discovers a traitor in their midst! This second volume of the deluxe Fear Agent Library Edition collects issues #17-#32 of the popular series, and also includes Tales of the Fear Agent bonus stories and a massive gallery of covers, sketches, and pin-ups!
When the current Count Dooku is assassinated—and Boba Fett is framed for the deed—the Count’s young heir becomes a political pawn. Agent Cross has his orders, but when the boy’s fate is left to a murderous uncle, an angry bounty hunter, and two lethal ladies, Cross changes his mission!
After the events of the HACK/SLASH series, Cassie Hack is doing her best to live a normal life. But a Deadite attack forces Cassie back into action and this time, she’s not alone! Meet Cassie’s new partner: Ashley J. Williams! Can the pair keep from killing each other long enough to quest for the stolen pages from the Book of the Dead? Will Ash get some sugar? Or will Cassie make him kiss it? It’s the horror mash-up that fans demanded!
Harry Dresden has traveled to rural Boone Mill to smoke out the Nevernever refugees responsible for the murders of two siblings. Unfortunately, the quiet little town has proven to be treacherous, with multiple supernatural predators laying claim to hunting territory and seemingly innocent townsfolk hiding terrible secrets. Dresden has made the cursed Talbots’ salvation his own personal crusade – but a bloodline can’t be cleansed without a blood sacrifice!
The BEING has been freed from his eternal prison and the Grimm Universe trembles in fear. As The Being journey’s with Samira to find the one person that resides in the dark dimension who holds the key to his release from the shadowlands, Sela and the Hunters finds themselves face to face against of colony of demons intent on freeing one of their own even if it means tearing our wayward heroes apart. Don’t miss out on the prequel to the Grimm Universe event series of the year by the Wonderland and Fly writer, Raven Gregory.
A super-secret mission from the High Council drops Sela right in the middle of a war zone. When a surprise attack by the Dark Horde knocks her out of commission, it’s up to America’s finest to get her and the valuable item she carries out of the fire fight in one piece. All that stands in their way is the Dark One and his enchanted army. This very special issue is dedicated to the Servicemen and Women of the United States military and a portion of the books profits will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Foundation.
This is it — the epic conclusion to the Wrecking Crew’s harrowing space race. Rob and Kurt battle for control of the group as Burger’s life (and a cure for the zombie plague) hang in the balance. Ish gets real, y’all. No foolies.
John Cartney couldn’t beat the future, so instead he’s using the future to beat the life out of John Steed and Emma Peel. The super-spies face their deadliest adversaries, The Cybernauts!
MIKE WOLFER plants the roots of the insidious black magic of the “Stitched” deeper into the heart of Tokyo! In a desperate bid to avenge those who have wronged him, businessman Kenji Nakamura enacts vengeance by abducting a yakuza lieutenant and targeting him to be the first recruit into his army of newly created Stitched. But can there really be no toll for wielding the power of life and death? Blackest horror meets modern misery in GARTH ENNIS’ world of the Stitched! Available with a Regular, Wraparound, Gore, and special Slashed Incentive cover by series artist Fernando Furukawa.
The horsemen ride once more! “Bloody” Bill Sumter, “Filthy” Ben Kinney, Silas “Bitter Ridge” Hedgepeth, and Will Arcene have gone their separate ways. But now, these brothers in arms come together once more. Each man carries a weapon of terrible destiny, and they face a monster-spawning plague that threatens to consume them all. Are they heroes, saviors, or villains? In the world of The Sixth Gun, is there a difference?
A new direction in the FATHOM Universe begins! Michael Turner’s best-selling series has reached its milestone 15-year anniversary! However, Aspen Matthews’ adventure under the surface has no plans of slowing down! Following the devastating events of “The Elite Saga”, Aspen Matthews finds herself at a decisive crossroads in her life-with the memories of her past no longer weighing her down, she is finally able to set about building a new life in San Diego once more. But, being the daughter of two worlds is no easy feat-and Aspen will quickly discover the winds of change oftentimes lead directly into the perils of fate! The ALL NEW FATHOM starts right here!
Choosing sides is never easy – especially when the decision could get you killed. As the Harbinger Wars reach their boiling point, Peter and his team must decide what role to play as the lines between friend and foe blur and the casualties pile high all around them. But just when all seems lost, a new ally will emerge from the unlikeliest of places – and Peter Stanchek’s ragtag band of teenage psiots will add a new hero to their ranks. Who will join the Harbinger Renegades?!
That does it for this week’s Comic Pull List! Enjoy New Comic Wednesday and support your LCS! Let us know what’s on your personal pull list in the comment section below!
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