Pick of the Week
God Hates Astronauts #1 by Image Comics
RYAN BROWNE’s (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, BEDLAM) farcical cult-sensation returns with a new story perfect for new readers! A NASA funded group of arrogant ‘super people’ must stop a rash of farmers that have been using rocket-powered silos to launch themselves into outer space! As these Astro-Farmers fire themselves all over the galaxy, NASA must utilize their every resource (a guy with a ghost-cow head, a bunch of magic bears, and a Chicago cop with robot arms) to avoid an intergalactic incident!
Black Widow #10 by Marvel Comics
Because you demanded he shows up in more than just two panels: Black Widow v.s. Hawkeye! Plus, how could their fight cost Isaiah his life?
Death of Wolverine #1 by Marvel Comics
• The beginning of the end is now here…THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE!
• THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor–all led to this, the single most important x-Men event of the decade.
• Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does…but even the best fade away eventually.
• Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher—and so much more. But now, the greatest x-Men hero will play a role he’s never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
Hawkeye vs. Deadpool #0 by Marvel Comics
Once upon a time, champions emerged to fight evil plaguing humanity. They fought for salvation, for all that is good in the world — and they won. They were kind, generous and self-sacrificing. They were heroes.
These are not those heroes.
Meet Hawkeye: Ladies man (‘ladies man’ because the ladies love to hate this man), crossbow crusader and, most importantly, Avenger. He’s the only guy on the team without any powers, though, so cut him a little slack.
Then there’s Deadpool (MR. Deadpool to you, skippy) — the regeneratin’ degenerate. You can shoot him, stab him, and make with the punchy-punchy right in his face, but nothing can keep the Merc with a Mouth down.
What do they have in common? Halloween and a S.H.I.E.L.D. espionage mystery that has the both heroes racing against the clock while outshining one another. It’s a Hawkeye & Deadpool comic 75 years in the making, give or take 75 years.
Justice League #33 by DC Comics
The shocking conclusion to <‘THE INJUSTICE LEAGUE’ leads to a startling confrontation with the all-new, all-dangerous Doom Patrol! And in the wake of it all, a secret will be revealed that will bond two members forever – and break two members apart. Plus, Shazam unlocks a new power that will send a shockwave through the League.
Legendary Star-Lord #3 by Marvel Comics
The Badoon have captured the Star-Lord!
Sharing a jail cell with a Spartax criminal and a Badoon child aren’t exactly Peter’s idea of a good time…
Luckily, Peter’s got an ace up his sleeve – an ace named Kitty Pryde!
MiracleMan #10 by Marvel Comics
Mike and Liz Moran are now parents to a talking newborn miraclebaby. Their surprises have just begun.
Two strange alien figures are tracking the subjects of Project Zarathustra. Who are they and how are they connected to Miracleman’s origin?
Johnny Bates fights back against Kid Miracleman, making a decision that will have epic repercussions.
Including material originally presented in MIRACLEMAN (1985) #10, plus bonus content.
NOTE: This issue will be Poybagged
Moon Knight #7 by Marvel Comics
Season 2 of MOON KNIGHT begins with a new creative team and a black-out!
When the entire city is thrust into darkness by a threat, Moon Knight’s must use all of his weapons (and personalities) to defeat a new foe!
Brian Wood (X-MEN, DMZ) takes the writing reins picking up from where Ellis left off pushing questions from MOON KNIGHT #1 back to the fore and amplifies them 100-fold!
Original Sin #8 by Marvel Comics
The Final Judgment!
Rocket Raccoon #3 by Marvel Comics
Everyone’s favorite pistol-packin’ procyon* finally finds himself face-to-face with the intergalactic impostor.
It’s macho ado about everything as Macho Gomez guest-stars and the Ex-Terminators are hot on Rocket’s tail!
*Procyon is the scientific term for raccoon, obviously.
X-Men #19 by Marvel Comics
With S.W.O.R.D.’s orbital headquarters, the Peak, literally hanging in the balance, the X-Men race into deep space to find the source of the new threat that’s emerged from the abyss.
But little do they suspect that lurking in the shadows of the Acanti Skunkworks, a conspiracy is waiting to entangle them…
And what’s worse is that it’s a conspiracy that has connections to the deaths of Rachel Grey’s family!
Pick of the Week
Borderlands: Fall of Fyrestone #2 by IDW Publishing
The adventure continues in part two of Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone! The Vault Hunters know that saving Fyrestone means a confrontation with Nine Toes. To succeed they’ll need to enlist the help of a reclusive, quirky blind man. Fan favorite TK Baha makes his comic debut! The action heats up and things get complicated for our heroes in the continuation of this four-part story! Claptrap and TK Baha in the same issue? It’s almost too much awesome to handle!
Army of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched #2 by Dynamite Entertainment
The Curse of the Faceless man has been unleashed on the land. The dead can now walk in sunlight. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. Now Ash and Sheila must fight for their lives if they are ever going to get married.
Black Science #8 by Image Comics
Trapped in a fantastical dimension, the Anarchist League of Scientists discover a race of bizarre creatures that hold the mysteries of the Eververse… and a startling discovery behind the Pillar’s deeper mythological significance.
Bob’s Burgers #1 by Dynamite Entertainment
All right! The very first Bob’s Burgers comic book, a new series from the creator of the hit TV show, created by Loren Bouchard! Now you can read about the Belcher family (parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene and Louise) in brand-new in-canon stories created by the TV show’s producers, writers and animators creating all original stories appearing exclusively in this comics series. Each comic includes hilarious installments of: ‘Louise’s Unsolved Mysteries,’ ‘Tina’s Erot… and ‘Bob’s Burgers of the Day.’ Bob’s Burgers is an American animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy.
Bodies #2 by DC Comics
With four bodies lying on mortuary slabs, speculation mounts from a century ago to the present day as to the identity of the victim. In wartime Britain and a forgetful future, however, living strangers are causing confusion. A hooker’s kiss, a fine young cannibal, a fascist mob and a suspect who literally falls from the heavens will send muddy ripples through history. The time-travelling serial-killer story heats up!
Doctor Who 10th Doctor #2 by Titan Comics
On the Day of the Dead, the mystery deepens in a brand-new brooklyn adventure for the tenth Doctor! All Gabriella Gonzalez wanted was to skip her shift at the Laundromat and hang out with her friends. It’s Halloween, and Sunset Park is hosting its first-ever Day of the Dead festival! But her father wouldn’t listen – again – and now Gabby is stuck with a store full of empty washing machines while the rest of the neighborhood goes wild. But this graveyard shift is living up to its name! Vortexes explode out of the machines, shadowy creatures stalk on the edge of sight, and Gabby finds herself pursued by unearthly forces. Finally, on the longest night of her life, Gabby is trapped in a powerless subway car – and the only thing standing between her and horrific death-by-monster is some skinny white guy in a suit – who’s waving a blue flashlight around!
Ghostbusters #19 by IDW Publishing
Tiamat is too powerful to be destroyed and her growing interest with humanity promises unheard of catastrophe for the city, county, and state of New York if the Ghostbusters don’t come up with a fix… and fast! But with all of their usual methods laughed off, will the team have to make a deal with devil to save the day? Find out in the penultimate installment of Mass Hysteria!
Guardians of the Galaxy #18 by Marvel Comics
Original Sin Tie-In!
You know you want to know how Star-Lord got back from the Cancerverse. And didn’t Nova go in there with him? Guess he’s not into the whole ‘no man left behind’ thing.
Harley Quinn#10 by DC Comics
The first rule of Skate Club is… you do not mess with the Mistress of Mayhem! Harley stumbles across an underground fight club where big money winds with a body count. She’s in… and she’s making Sy Borgman her agent for the fights. But what happens when love gets in the way?
Inhumans #4 by Marvel Comics
Rising star RYAN STEGMAN (SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE) joins the INHUMAN team!
Medusa and the Inhumans get a visitor to New Attilan – THOR!
Who is Reader and is he friend or foe?!
Letter 44 #9 by Oni Press
Isobel Blades, First Lady, pays a visit to Congressman Chris Higgins, a former love interest rumored to be plotting Stephen’s impeachment. In the asteroid belt, the purpose of the Chandelier becomes clear, as it powers up for the first time. Earth’s solar system will never be the same.
Outcast #3 by Image Comics
‘I REMEMBER WHEN SHE LOVED ME.’
KIRKMAN & AZACETA’s horror epic continues. Details of Kyle’s life, in the time before he returned to Rome, West Virginia, are revealed… as the danger from all around him intensifies.
Saga #22 by Image Comics
The family is tested
Superman #34 by DC Comics
Geoff Johns and John Romita, Jr. continue their epic Superman run with ‘THE MEN OF TOMORROW’ chapter 3! Introducing the bizarre villain known as The Machinist – the man behind the recent technological attacks on Metropolis. But what is his strange connection to Superman? Where is he from? And what does The Machinist want with The Daily Planet? Plus, the mystery behind the disaster at the Ulysses Research Lab sends Clark on an investigation that will reveal a dark secret from his past.
Pick of the Week
Bodies #1 by Vertigo/ DC Comics
VERTIGO brings you the miniseries of the summer, with four detectives, four time periods, and four dead bodies – all set in London. Edmond Hillinghead is an 1890s overachiever who’s trying to solve a murder no one cares about while hiding his own secret. Karl Whiteman is our dashing 1940s adventurer with a shocking past. Shahara Hasan is 2014’s kickass female Detective Sergeant, who walks the line between religion and power. And Maplewood, an amnesiac from post-apocalyptic 2050, brings a haunting perspective to it all. Si Spencer (HELLBLAZER: CITY OF DEMONS, THE VINYL UNDERGROUND) executes a centuries-spanning murder mystery like nothing you’ve ever seen before, with four sensational artists illustrating a six-page chapter in each issue: Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Meghan Hetrick and Tula Lotay.
Black Science #7 by Image Comics
THE SECOND ARC OF THE SMASH SCI-FI HIT BEGINS HERE!
The mystery of the onion’s truth unfolds the deeper one travels. The mythology of the Eververse unveils new truths and new dangers. The team is hurled to a seemingly alien world that holds the key to their true purpose. For what is magic but science that we don’t yet understand?
Danger Girl: Mayday #3 by Image Comics
After more than a decade of absence, former Danger Girl NATALIA KASSLE is back in action! But has the world’s deadliest secret agent returned for redemption… or revenge? Find out in the latest chapter of this unsurpassedDanger Girl series!
Ghostbusters #18 by IDW Publishing
Tiamat’s chaotic presence continues to be felt in New York City, and the Ghostbusters are at wits’ end as to how to deal with it. She’s clearly too powerful to capture, and she may be impossible to destroy… does that leave only the most drastic of options open to the team? Mass Hysteria continues here!
Guardians of the Galaxy #17 by Marvel Comics
- With some new faces on the team, it might be time for the Guardians to have a little team-building vacation.
- Or, you know, they could keep fighting alien warlords and galactic empires.
- Guess they’ll have to plan that team-building retreat for next month.
Harley Quinn#8 by DC Comics
It all comes down to this: Harley finally tracks down some of the mysterious hired killers who have vexed her since the start of the series! But what’s she going to do with them? Enter the Scatapult!
Outcast #2 by Image Comics
‘IT WATCHES FROM THE DARKNESS’
In the second issue of KIRKMAN & AZACETA’s horror epic, Kyle Barnes is still reeling from the revelations about demonic possession last issue and what they may mean about the time his mother was possessed.
The series Buzzfeed called ‘the best horror comic of the year’ and Comics Alliance rated ‘most unpredictable’ and ‘uncanny and uncategorizable’ comes to a shocking conclusion. Will Leeward uncover a history buried thousands of leagues beneath the sea – or will the waves come crashing down on what little land is left?
X-Men#17 by Marvel Comics
- The Future has come calling, and he wants his son Shogo back!
- But will Jubilee and the X-Men let their bouncing baby boy go without a fight?
- Spoiler alert: HELL NO!
Pick of the Week
Rocket Racoon #1 by Marvel Comics
ALL-NEW, IN-CONTINUITY SERIES! As defenders of the cosmos go, Rocket Raccoon has faced his fair share of galactic battles. He’s been a hero to the weak, a champion of good, a protector of the innocent, a heartthrob to the many intergalactic female species and now — a raccoon on the run?! ( I’m sorry, I’m sorry, a ‘formidable-and-expert-Guardian’ on the run. Rocket is NOT a raccoon, okay?) Rocket’s high-flying life of adventure and heroism may soon be a thing of the past when he becomes a wanted man-and the authorities are not the only one on his TAIL! (We’ll definitely be overusing that pun!) Superstar creator Skottie Young brings his A-game as writer and artist on the series we’ve been waiting decades for. Because let’s be real, this is the only Guardian of the Galaxy you actually care about.
Deadpool vs. X-Force #1 by Marvel Comics
Journey back to the heady days of the 1990s, when two characters debuted who would change the face of comics… Cable & Deadpool!
In this all-new tale, we learn of the pair’s first meeting, well before New Mutants #98, as Cable and his soon-to-be X-Force race through the timestream to stop the reckless mercenary Deadpool before he destroys American history for good!
Doctor Spektor Master of the Occult #2 by Dynamite Entertainment
Nothing makes sense… everything that Doctor Spektor has ever known is called into question, and he’ll stop at nothing to uncover the secrets and lies that hide beneath the surface of reality. Can the Master Of The Occult overcome his fears, and learn the unfathomable secrets of the universe? Only the legendary MARK WAID (Daredevil) and NEIL EDWARDS (X-Factor) can tell you…
Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy’s Most Wanted #1 by Marvel Comics
Rocket Raccoon and Groot – your favorite cosmic bounty hunters (and soon to be world-famous movie stars) – leap into action in an all-new adventure! Could it possibly happen? Is Groot attempting to arrest his best bud Rocket? Plus: Reprinting THOR #314, featuring the Thunder God in cosmic combat with the mean, green Guardian known as Drax
Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #4 by Marvel Comics
When the Iron Fist opens his heart to someone, is it inevitable blood will follow?
Are the wolves literally at the door?
There is no place to hide, there is nowhere that is safe from the ghosts of Danny Rand’s past.
Legendary Star-Lord #1 by Marvel Comics
From the pages of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY!
A brand new series from SAM HUMPHRIES and PACO MEDINA! In this exciting first issue, Peter Quill battles the Badoon, fights to save an orphanage, and still finds time for some flirting with Kitty Pryde — but it’s all in a day’s work for the STAR-LORD!
Miracleman #8 by Marvel Comics
Miracleman vs. Miracledog!
Miracleman and Gargunza. Their dreams have been intertwined since 1954. Tonight, one will realize his dream, and the other…
Including stories originally presented in MIRACLEMAN #7-8, plus bonus material.
Moon Knight #5 by Marvel Comics
An abandoned hotel in New York contains a single abductee and upwards of twenty armed mob enforcers. Moon Knight is going to go inside and rescue the abductee. Alone.
Every issue has sold out! Go ahead and up your orders so your readers don’t miss out!
Original Sin #5 by Marvel Comics
Find out the secret history of the Unseen!
What is the Original Sin?
Satellite Sam #9 by Image Comics
The clock runs out to save the network from scandal as Michael makes the biggest mistake of his life-and the only friend he has left behind the scenes has to face his father’s killer alone.
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Echoes #1 by Is
Sam Fisher, once a Splinter Cell–a clandestine operative operating in the shadows of the NSA–is now retired. His enemies, however, are not. Haunted by dreams and memories of his past, he struggles to put his life back together. But when a mysterious terrorist organization called KROWE begins pursuing targets around the globe, Sam’s expertise is needed to uncover their endgame and stop them before the deadly plot unfolds. ‘Echoes’ takes place between the events of Splinter Cell Conviction and Splinter Cell Blacklist. The series bridges the gap between the two games with a realistic, original story that sets the tone for the opening events in Splinter Cell Blacklist! From Nathan Edmondson, the acclaimed writer of ULTIMATE IRON MAN, WHO IS JAKE ELLIS and THE ACTI- VITY and Marc Laming, artist behind EXILE ON THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE RINSE, THE ACTIVITY and Dynamite’s own KINGS WATCH comes a story of the Sam Fisher you only thought you knew.
Pick of the Week
Letter 44 #7 by Oni Press
Special one-shot issue illustrated by Helheim’s Joelle Jones! Before she led the crew of the Clarke, Charlotte Hayden was a celebrated anthropologist and physicist. What made her decide to leave life on earth behind – possibly forever? Plus, the first appearance of the mission’s most mysterious astronaut – Rowan – scheming jerk that he is.
Batman #32 by DC Comics
The penultimate issue of ZERO YEAR is here! Batman gets one step closer to the endgame with The Riddler as the final chapter of ZERO YEAR: SAVAGE CITY draws closer to its stunning finale!
Amazing Spider-Man #3 by Marvel Comics
Because of her last encounter with Spider-Man, Felicia Hardy lost everything. Now the Black Cat is back, and she doesn’t want any apologies or excuses… just REVENGE.
Plus: Spidey teams up with a real hero, fireman Pedro Olivera… who just happens to be the current boyfriend to one Mary Jane Watson.
And… more on you-know-who from the opening scene back in ASM #1. You know who we’re talking about. Yeah, that’s right. You better not miss this one!
Deadly Class #6 by Image Comics
Hunted through the streets of Las Vegas, Marcus is about to learn a valuable lesson: sometimes the only way to wash away your past is with blood. Stylized violence featuring teenage assassins on acid! Don’t miss the climax of the first arc of the smash-hit series DEADLY CLASS by RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG.
Ghostbusters #17 by IDW Publishing
New York’s unknown dead are buried on Hart Island… and their spirits are about to be stirred, raised and conscripted into an army with but one purpose: raising chaos on the streets of Manhattan. The second half of Mass Hysteria! begins here in our celebration of 30 years of Ghostbusters!
Guardians of the Galaxy #16 by Marvel Comics
Starlord on the run from a mysterious new adversary – alone without the aid of the Guardians!
Outcast #1 by Image Comics
NEW HORROR SERIES FROM THE WALKING DEAD CREATOR ROBERT KIRKMAN! Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life and now he needs answers. Unfortunately, what he uncovers along the way could bring about the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Saga#20 by Image Comics
Something terrible happens.
Serenity Leaves On The Wind#6 by Dark Horse Comics
Mal’s plan B-a plan he didn’t like when he made it – has gone into action, and the Serenity has come out of hiding. With his crew, one victim, and a hostage, Mal is ready to fight the Alliance head on – but first, they are going to rescue Zoe, no matter what!
Buffy’s Season 8 and 9 artist conquers the galaxy!
Zack Whedon returns to Serenity!
The story finally continues after the film!
“For fans of the series, you’ve been waiting 9 years for something and this is it.” – Unleash the Fanboy
“I was feeling all the great ups and downs that I did when I watched the episodes way back when.” – Bloody Disgusting
Pick of the Week
Serenity – Leaves On The Wind #5 by Dark Horse Comics
Mal, Jayne, and River have infiltrated an Alliance facility that is home to more victims just like River-except, unlike her, they were never rescued. Now that Mal and the crew are in, the problem has become getting out – because Zoe still needs to be rescued and the Alliance is out for blood!?
Batman #31 by DC Comics
The second chapter of ‘ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY’ reveals an entirely new Gotham City. Unraveling the mysteries set forth by the Riddler, Batman must learn to work with his new ally, Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and do whatever it takes to survive!
Deadly Class #5 by Image Comics
In the throes of a horrible acid trip, Marcus’s grip on reality slips, casting him into the depths of his own past. A past filled with blood and ash. What dark secrets is he hiding? And will he have time to face them before one of the killers out for his blood puts a knife in his heart?
Doctor Spektor – Master of the Occult #1 by Dynamite Entertainment
TV Legend. Wall Street Wolf. Internet Mogul. Tabloid Bad Boy. Master Metaphysicist. Spiritualist. Monster Hunter. Doctor Adam Spektor is all of these things, and less. For fifteen years, Spektor has traveled the globe to smoke out and defeat werewolves, vampires, ghosts and everything else that goes bump in the night. Yet his success has brought him no peace, some part of him is missing; something he needs but can’t name. But he’s about to find what’s missing, in an unlikely place, unlock another piece of the Gold Key universe, courtesy of Mark Waid (Daredevil, Indestructible Hulk) and Neil Edwards (X-Factor)!
Guardians of the Galaxy: Prelude #2 by Marvel Comics
GET READY FOR MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY WITH THIS ALL-NEW ADVENTURE STARRING ROCKET RACCOON & GROOT!
It’s the first Marvel Cinematic Universe comic appearance of your new favorite duo-Rocket Raccoon and Groot-written by your other favorite duo: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning!
The bizarre bounty hunters may literally be from two different worlds, but when their latest gig takes a deadly turn they’ll show everyone why those who underestimate them end up on the wrong end of a blaster!
You know you want to brag to everyone that you knew all about Rocket & Groot before they did, so read this first!
Guardians of the Galaxy #15 by Marvel Comics
With the entire galaxy gunning for the Guardians and Peter Quill missing, its time to bring in a little help. Captain Marvel JOINS the Guardians of the Galaxy!
But where in the universe is Star-Lord? And what does his disappearance mean for the safety of earth?!
Disney Kingdoms – Seekers of the Weird #5 by Marvel Comics
THE ACTION-CRAMMED FINALE TO MARVEL’S FIRST DISNEY KINGDOMS ADVENTURE!
It’s the strangest – and most treacherous – museum in history, and Melody and Maxwell Keep will have to fight through it to save their kidnapped parents!
Save the world & doom their family – or save their family and doom the world? No matter what Melody and Maxwell choose, everyone is out to get them!
Designed – but never built – by famous Walt Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump, the Museum of the Weird at last comes to life!
Ghostbusters #16 by IDW Publishing
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before; a Sumerian god has invaded the City that Never Sleeps, causing all manner of chaos. People are possessed. Blood rains from the sky. Dogs and cats… you get the picture. This is where you call the Ghostbusters, they break out their neutron wands and cross the streams, taking care of business and saving the day, right? Maybe not this time!
For subscription customers only, fan-favorite Tristan Jones scares up another variant cover!
Iron Man #26 by Marvel Comics
THE SHOCKING CONCLUSION TO ‘RINGS OF THE MANDARINS’
What returns from the DARK ELF REALM?
TONY and ARNO have been getting on so well. I hope there’s no reason for them to fall out.
IRON MAN wins but does MALEKITH get a consolation prize?
In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.
Name: Guardians of the Galaxy
Release date: August 1, 2014
Director(s): James Gunn
Star(s): Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel
Studio(s): Marvel Enterprises, Marvel Studios
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