This is the Monday Update!

Nightwing: The New Order #1 begins the story of a future world without “weapons”-where superpowers have been eliminated and outlawed.  The man responsible?  None other than Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Nightwing, now leader of a government task force called the Crusaders who are charged with hunting the remaining Supers.  When events transpire which turn the Crusaders’ aim toward Grayson’s own family, the former Boy Wonder must turn against the very system he helped create, with help from the very people he’s been hunting for years-the last metahumans of the DC Universe!

Big-game hunter and private detective Paul Kirk has marshaled his skills to fight crime as the masked vigilante known as Manhunter.  Now crime has reached epidemic proportions that may push him to the limits – and draw the attention of the Golden Age heroes- Sandman and Sandy!  Manhunter Special #1 also includes classic stories all featuring art by Jack Kirby!
Having exiled herself from Batman’s world, Spoiler has nearly destroyed herself trying to expose the corruption of Gotham City’s vigilantes! Fortunately for her, help has arrived…but unfortunately for the city, it’s in the form of the mysterious Anarky!  Is he truly on the side of the people, or is he a dangerous lunatic?  “Utopia” begins in Detective Comics #963!
Home from Paris, John Constantine gets in a drunken argument, has a terrible dream about a dead teenager, and then finds the corpse.  Did someone use his imagination as a weapon, or has his distaste for humanity made him a murderer?  “The Spirit Hunter” takes off in Hellblazer #13!
As past and present collide, Bruce Wayne witnesses the culmination of his legacy.  In a shocking twist, the Demon is not Ra’s al Ghul.  Can his successor be persuaded to stop his plans for worldwide destruction?  Will Terry be able to overcome the destructive influence of the new Batman costume and hold on to his soul?  “Rise of the Demon” concludes in Batman Beyond #11!

The Hard Place #1 is a new chaotic heist comic from Image Comics!  After five years in prison, AJ Gurney, a legendary wheelman in Detroit, has decided it’s time to go straight.  He returns home to work in his father’s garage and disappear into anonymity.  During a visit to the bank, AJ is recognized by two violent bank robbers, and they demand AJ be their getaway driver.  To ensure his compliance, they take a young female hostage; unfortunately, she happens to be the daughter of a Russian crime lord.  AJ now finds himself pursued by a bitter police department and hunted by every asset of the Russian mob.  Without a doubt, he’s in a very hard place!

Attack on Cybertron!  COBRA’s first strike is causing chaos, confusion, and a high Transformer body count!  It’s up to G.I. Joe and their Autobot and M.A.S.K. allies to stop the invasion-if they can get off Earth!  First Strike #2 continues the Hasbro event of 2017 from IDW!

Marvel tosses both Thors together to face Apocalypse in Generations Unworthy Thor & Mighty Thor #1!  When a battle goes south, Thor finds herself in ancient Egypt – facing a young Odinson!  A misguided party of Vikings has bitten off way more than they can spear.  When the prince of Asgard answers their cries for help, he ends up in a fight no axe alone can win!  Apocalypse is not one for mercy.   Can a not-yet-worthy god and a time-lost hero take on one of the world’s most powerful mutants at the height of his empire?  What does their encounter mean for the future of two Thors?
Venom bonds with Deadpool once again in Edge of Venomverse #5!  It’s a terrifying tale of VenomPool trying to save a hospital full of innocent people who’ve been infected with a dangerous mind-controlling parasite!  Need more convincing?  Comics legend James Stokoe takes over for one of the most awesome, audacious and outrageous tales in all of Marveldom!
Doctor Aphra has a troubled past full of parental drama and war.  What about her Wookiee shadow, Black Krrsantan?  Learn just how this Wookiee warrior is as frightening as they say…and then some ,in Star Wars Doctor Aphra Annual #1!
Steve Rogers almost has all the pieces to reassemble the Cosmic Cube and is ready to rewrite the world in Hydra’s Image!  Little does he know the Winter Soldier is on his way and things might get ugly.  Is there enough time to stop Hydra while the Underground continues to build their armies?  Find out in Secret Empire #9!

Time for the (short) Secret Empire Breakdown!
•Doctor Strange #24- Doctor Strange and his strange crew of allies make their final push on Baron Mordo, and it doesn’t look good for them.  Even if they win, are they ready for the Hydra-occupied America waiting outside of the dark-domed Manhattan?

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

War Mother #1 shows us the return of the breakout hero from the 41st century as she charges onward in a high-powered tale of tomorrow.  Under the leadership of the lone protector called War Mother and her sentient sniper rifle, the denizens of The Grove face a critical choice: remain where they are and die, or find a new land and flourish.  Can War Mother lead her people out of isolation and reignite the fires of a dying planet?  Raw power meets tribal warfare, as Fred Van Lente & Stephen Segovia forge a modern myth of the near future through the fire-tempered frontier of 41st century Earth, for Valiant’s next stunning science-fiction showdown!

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