This is the Monday Update!

Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save the day.  As grief and rage build inside Bruce until he feels he can’t keep it inside anymore, something strange starts taking wing in the Gotham night!  Perhaps Bruce’s grief isn’t inside him after all?  Modern masters Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon unite for the spiritual companion to the beloved Superman: Secret Identity- putting a new spin on the legend of Batman, and the dark emotions that drive him , in DC’s Batman Creature of the Night #1! 

Aquaman’s dream of unity between surface and sea has come true!  A utopia of human and Atlantean ingenuity, and a symbol of harmony between the two cultures, the city of Crownspire is Arthur Curry’s greatest achievement.  There , Aquaman, Mera, and Tom Curry live contentedly…but who built Crownspire?  Where is Murk?  And what exactly is Tom Curry?   Something is very wrong with Aquaman’s world, and if he doesn’t find out soon he may not live to see another day!  Dive into the mystery in Aquaman Annual #1!

Christmas is a time for reflection, relatives and… revenge!  So says Count Vertigo, who returns to Seattle to send Oliver Queen on a violent, mind-bending journey into his own past and future.  The hidden secrets of Green Arrow are laid bare in this oversize special that tests the already tenuous bonds between the members of Team Arrow: featuring the long-awaited returns of Shado, Diggle and the dark archer Merlyn!  The Holidays get hectic in Green Arrow Annual #1!

Lobo’s secret is revealed in Justice League of America Annual #1! Only Batman has known why Lobo is in the JLA – until now!  The Main Man’s secret is laid bare when he recruits Black Canary alone for a mission into deep space to take on one of the nastiest bastiches the galaxy’s ever known.  Will this be a one-way trip for Canary?  Legendary artist Kelley Jones joins series writer Steve Orlando to find out in what promises to be one of the greatest Lobo epics ever told!

The World’s Furriest team Krypto and Titus-together at last!  Tired of the boys stealing the spotlight, the doggy duo lead the Super Sons on a canine-powered adventure in Super Sons Annual #1!

The foundation for the epic Bart Sears saga starts here in IDW’s Giantkillers #0!  This special double-sized issue presents a pair of short stories written and drawn by master storyteller Bart Sears, as well as writer Ron Marz and artist Tom Raney teaming up for the pivotal lead feature.  Fantasy and science fiction clash head on as the grizzled warrior Arkon the Giantkiller must protect the young Auoro, destined to battle the evil Dread Lord Omin… if she can survive!

Warp into adventure with Star Trek Discovery #1, the series that ties into the new Star Trek television show!  You won’t want to miss this very special Klingon-centric series!  Be prepared for action, adventure, and Star Trek at its best!

A mythic origin story you never expected to see!  The Sword will be drawn for the first time ever, courtesy of writer/artist/Locke & Key co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez in this five-issue miniseries.  A young woman will become the first wielder of the most famous sacred weapon of all time to champion for her world’s survival, inspiring a legion of heroes to join her struggle against a merciless alien force.  The line between science fiction and magic get fuzzy in Sword of Ages #1!

Years ago, Chris Powell discovered a mysterious amulet that allowed him to transform into the spacefaring gladiator known as Darkhawk.  With his newfound edge against crime, he stood against some of the most extreme threats the Marvel Universe had to offer!  Now, when two members of the Fraternity of Raptors descend on New York with designs on stealing the amulet and returning it to the stars, it’s not Darkhawk who has to rise to the challenge…it’s Chris Powell!  “The Return” begins in Darkhawk #51!

Old Man Logan – the man who was Wolverine – is up against a foe like no other…the Hand!  Logan’s past comes back to haunt him when a former love drags him into battle with the Hand, who have bolstered their forces like never before.  Just when things couldn’t get any worse, Logan encounters the mysterious Scarlet Samurai!  Will Logan be able to discover who she is and take down the Hand?  “The Scarlet Samurai” starts in Old Man Logan #31!

Glenbrook goes to war, and the U.S.Avengers are caught in the middle!  Do they side with humanity, or the alien invaders?  It’s a final battle for the soul of America – over a million light-years from Earth! “Cannonball Run” continues in US Avengers #12! 

Sotomayor University falls to Exterminatrix in America #9!  Just what does the domineering dean have planned for America’s home base?  With America in lockup, it’s up to Prodigy to find out!  How is America gonna fight her way outta this one?  Legacy heats up as the Midas Corporation expands its empire!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

Leave the world of the mundane behind and step through the magical doors of DC’s Mystik U #1!   After a tragic accident, a young Zatanna Zatara, under the guidance of Rose Psychic, enrolls in a mysterious university that teaches its students how to master their unique brands of magic.  Will Zatanna fit in with her new classmates (Enchantress, Sargon the Sorcerer, Faust and more!) and unlock her true potential?

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