This is the Monday Update!
Welcome to the un-event of the year! Kicking off a line-wide adventure, DC’s Young Animal collides with the DC Universe to bring you a different kind of crossover. The Doom Patrol has discovered that an interdimensional corporation called RetCo has been stealing stories, reconfiguring them and repackaging them for new markets. Our gang of misfit heroes have felt the touch of this nefarious company, and it has already started to change them. “Milk Wars” starts in JLA Doom Patrol Special #1!
The biggest Flash story of 2018 starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who’s conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive, and he’ll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! When Magenta, Wally’s old love, needs his help, the Flash returns home to Keystone City where he is confronted with violent memories of an unknown world. A major turning point for the Flash family that sets the path for earth shattering stories in 2018! Don’t miss the “Flash War” prelude in Flash Annual #1!
Detective Comics Annual #1 has the shocking, heartbreaking origin of Clayface, including his first conflict with Batman! Actor Basil Karlo was on the cusp of fame and fortune…the kind he had dreamed of through his painful childhood…until a accident robbed him of the good looks that took him to the top. Scars don’t make you a monster-only the darkness in your heart can do that-and in the wake of the accident, Karlo’s darkness is revealed!
Team Defiance is pushed to the edge of oblivion when one of their own ends up dead, and Deathstroke is to blame! Is this the end of Slade Wilson’s hero turn? It’s all been building to this-don’t miss the finale of “Defiance” in Deathstroke Annual #1! These events will lead Deathstroke down a shocking new path!
In a crazed future where unhinged technologies and interconnected parallel Earths have given rise to a spectacular class of super-criminal, the most beloved celebrities aren’t actors or rock stars, but the bounty hunters who traverse an exotic multiverse in search of impossible prey! A sci-fi action comedy, Motherlands #1 is the dimension-hopping, criminal-blasting story of two extraordinary women written by Si Spurrier!
Dark Horse brings together the Get Jiro! team for a new series! Hungry Ghosts #1 is cooked up by the infamous author and chef, Anthony Bourdain and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose. On a dark, haunted night, a Russian oligarch dares a circle of international chefs to play the samurai game of 100 Candles-where each storyteller spins a terrifying tale of ghosts, demons and unspeakable beings, and prays to survive the challenge.
Stretch Armstrong is back and at IDW! Based on the all-new Netflix animated series and inspired by the classic toy line, Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters #1 features Stretch, along with his partners Omni-Mass and Wingspan, attending high school by day and fighting crime at night in futuristic Charter City! When they come across the monster known as The Mantoid, they have to decide whether it’s truly the threat everyone thinks it is!
The X-Men need to stop the cycle of death the Phoenix brings. Their worlds will violently collide as Jean Grey searches for an opening and the X-Men fight for closure. When they are brought together, will the X-Men be reunited with their long-lost teammate, or something darker? The conclusion of Marvel’s Mini-Event arrives with Phoenix Resurrection #5!
Logan must return to Madripoor to stop the spread of Regenix! Scarlet Samurai is out to stop him! Will Logan be too late? What happens with the criminals on Madripoor become unkillable?! “Moon Over Madripoor” begins in Old Man Logan #34!
The Hulk enters the next stage of barbaric trials known as the Gauntlet. Amadeus must do the unthinkable to save the people of Sakaar. If the Dark Hulk within him is finally loose, who will save Amadeus from himself? “Return to Planet Hulk” rages on in Incredible Hulk #712!
Never in the history of Marvel Comics has a horror so true and all-encompassing found its way to the door of one of our heroes. How can Jessica Jones and family survive the return of the Purple Man? Find out in Jessica Jones #16!
The search for Tony Stark continues in Invincible Iron Man #596! Doom is trapped in a hell of his own making, Riri makes a huge choice for the future and the mystery of Tony Stark begins to reveal itself, and it’s a shocker! Who is behind Iron Man’s amazing resurrection, and is this the Tony we all know and love?
Star Wars The Last Jedi DJ: Most Wanted #1 gives more insight on the mysterious character played by Benecio Del Toro! Who is this mystery man, and what put him in the path of our Resistance heroes? Join Ben Acker & Ben Blacker and Kev Walker as they reveal a day in DJ’s life just before his appearance in the film!
Now the Spotlight of the Week!
She’s one of the DC Universe’s deadliest assassins…and you’ve never heard of her. Super-strong, highly trained, armed with devastating and stealthy meta-human abilities, the Silencer is virtually invincible, or at least she was. After decades as Leviathan’s chief assassin, Honor Guest put in her time and managed to get out with her skin intact. Now she lives a normal life with a normal family in a normal house on a normal street. The past has come back to haunt her in the form of her old employer and a deadly new mission…and Talia Al Ghul won’t take no for an answer. “Code of Honor” begins in Silencer #1!
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