This is the Monday Update!

DC releases two Kirby Specials starting with Darkseid Special #1 written by Mark Evanier, a longtime Kirby associate and biographer.  The latest daring escape from the orphanage of Granny Goodness leaves an infuriated Darkseid determined to capture and punish the escapees.  The Lord of Apokolips puts his best hunter on the case, but one of Granny’s students is unlike anyone he’s encountered before.
Shilo Norman has taken up the mantle of Mister Miracle, following the example of Scott Free by cheating death on a daily basis.  When he pushes himself to the limit, the Black Racer comes calling.  Now Shilo is literally running from death itself,  and a cosmic chase leads both target and hunter across the universe! Black Racer & Shilo Normal Special #1 also includes tales of the Young Gods of Supertown reprinted from New Gods #5, 7 and 8.
With her powers out of control, Emerald Empress takes the upper hand over Supergirl!  These deadly tactical strikes will rattle the Girl of Steel to the core! “Emerald Eradication” continues in Supergirl Annual #1!
When Red Hood discovers a new wave of criminal activity in Gotham City with a traveling circus at it’s epicenter, he recruits Nightwing to help the Outlaws infiltrate the big top!  Can the two would-be brothers put their differences aside and crack the case?  Or will their division be the harbinger of their demise?  The former Robins become “Brother in Arms” in Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #1!
Disaster strikes when the JLA’s shrink ship crashes on a strange world, where the team encounters a mysterious being who claims a connection to the missing Ray Palmer.  Nobody’s going anywhere without the help of Shahn-Zi, a sentient planet with the power to find Palmer.  “Crisis in the Microverse” continues in Justice League of America #13!

Black Magick #7 from Image begins a new story arc -“Awakenings II”!  The Holy has been desecrated, the Hammer is closing in, and the Dunridge case hits a snag…one that only reinforces Morgan’s growing suspicion that the killer he and Rowan are seeking may be none other than Rowan herself!

Halo Rise of Atriox #1 from Dark Horse is an anthology based on 2017’s Halo Wars 2.  Atriox, the legendary Brute under the command of the alien collective known as the Covenant, leads a Brute assault against a UNSC military outpost.  Wave after wave of Brutes are lost attacking the human outpost defended by a group of UNSC marines. As his comrades fall, Atriox’s hatred for the Covenant grows.  This five-chapter anthology collects stories by acclaimed comics creators Cullen Bunn, Jody Houser, John Jackson Miller, Alex Irvine, Claire Roe, Josan Gonzalez, Jonathan Wayshak, and Tristan Jones.

Can there be any redemption for Captain America as the Secret Empire starts to crumble?   Steve Rogers is stuck in the Cosmic Cube trying to find a way out but Hydra Cap debuts a new shiny armored suit to take on the Avengers!  The Marvel Summer event concludes with Secret Empire #10!
Kate Bishop, A.K.A. Hawkeye, finds herself smack-dab in the middle of a battle royal between the world’s most skilled sharpshooters – including an inexplicably young Clint Barton, A.K.A. the other Hawkeye.  The prize?  Bragging rights for being named the best, of course – oh, and you get to stay alive!  Unfortunately for Clint, several of his competitors are villains he’s taken down, making him a primary target.  Kate has to figure out when and where she is in Generations Hawkeye and Hawkeye #1!
Time for the Secret Empire Breakdown!
•Deadpool #35-  Deadpool’s sided with Hydra for too long…but no more!  He’s totally going to turn things around and take down Steve Rogers!  He’s going to put a stop to this whole Secret Empire once and for all!
•Mighty Captain Marvel #8- Captain Marvel and her crew may have finally found a way to defeat the Chitauri…but it’s going to take all the strength they’ve got – including the new recruits.  As Alpha Flight puts their plan into action, an enemy from Carol’s past rears its head, threatening to ruin everything!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi have been the peacekeepers of the galaxy…but now, at the dawn of the Clone Wars, they find themselves in a new role: generals in the Army of the Republic.  As Mace Windu, one of the Jedi’s greatest warriors, leads a small unit of Jedi into battle shortly after the war begins, the Jedi must make peace with their new role, or be lost to the violence around them!  Don’t miss Star Wars Jedi Republic Mace Windu #1 from Marvel!

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