Deep Down in Louisiana Close to New Orleans, it’s the Monday Update for Wednesday 3/22/2017!

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DC’s Young Animal finally puts the Doom Patrol team back together, though why they are back together remains an unanswered riddle.  After the mind-blowing revelations of the previous issues, Casey Brinke has to figure out what this all means going forward.  Maybe it’s just the end of everything after all. Plus, Robotman punches stuff!  Everyone is doomed in Doom Patrol #5!

Consumed by rage following the brutal murder of one of her Suicide Squad comrades, Harley Quinn goes AWOL on a one-woman mission of vengeance against Rustam and his unstoppable new ally, the most dangerous foe Harley has ever faced: Deadshot.  “Burning Down the House” continues in Suicide Squad #14!

The Titans are in a new city…and have a new member?  As the team adjusts to their new lives at Titans Tower, Damian investigates a series of strange disappearances in San Francisco.  Meanwhile, Jackson Hyde heads west to fulfill his destiny… and finds himself in the crosshairs of the Teen Titans!  “The Rise of Aqualad” begins in Teen Titans #6!

In 1775, Seth Abbott fought to win his fellow Americans their independence.  In 1794, his savant son, John, comes of age as their new nation faces multiple threats: high seas terrorism, fresh aggression from Britain, and intense political division at home.  When Congress authorizes building America’s first navy, the famous “six frigates,” John Abbott signs up.  Brian Wood is back with Rebels: These Free and Independent States #1 from Dark Horse!

Before they began investigating the supernatural, most of the original Ghostbusters were teachers… and they’ve decided it’s time they start sharing their knowledge again. Their  first batch of students start poking around the firehouse and accidentally set in motion the merging of two universes!  It’s a brand new inter-dimensional meeting of the minds, starting here in Ghostbusters 101 #1 from IDW!

From writer Fabian Rangel Jr and artist Warwick Johnson-Cadwell comes a new pulse pounding, caffeine fueled, sword swinging, machine-gun firing, car crashing sci-fi adventure comic!  In a future where coffee is illegal, Helena is a courier, delivering black market goods to anyone who can afford her services.  When a ruthless crime boss asks her to assassinate his rival, the alien mobster known as White Demon, Helena finds herself in the middle of a gang war!  To survive, Helena must use all of her skills, and seek help from her friends to stay ahead of her enemies in Helena Crash #1 from IDW!

In the future, glistening buildings line the city’s skyline.  In the future, rich and powerful men wish to exploit power they don’t fully comprehend.  In the future, a new warrior emerges… a shapeshifter that will help the people rise against the forces of oppression!  Luciano Saracino and Ariel Olivetti return to the savage world of IDW’s Brutal Nature with Brutal Nature Concrete Fury #1!

Critically acclaimed creator Ray Fawkes launches his new monthly horror series from Image Comics, UNDERWINTER #1.  Twisted portraits of our dark world, beginning with the perverse, topical Symphony – a beautifully painted tale of music and cruelty in the modern age.

The Magdalena has always defended the world from demonic evil, empowered by the blood of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene in her veins.  When a brush with death leaves her gravely wounded, Patience decides to seek out the next in the bloodline and train her replacement.  The replacement, meanwhile, is having enough trouble with finding her purpose even without the whole holy-warrior gig.  Also from Image Comics… Magdalena #1!

Valiant delivers perhaps the most important issue in Jeff Lemire’s continuing Bloodshot epic.  Don’t miss this very special story…as we unveil a shocking new revelation in the Bloodshot saga.  The next chapter of Bloodshot starts here in Bloodshot Reborn #0!

Marvel releases the series you’ve been waiting for just in time for the new TV series!  K’un Lun is in ruins.  The chi fueling Danny’s fists is wavering.  Is there a future for the Iron Fist?  Danny Rand pushes himself to the breaking point, finding fights to prove his worth.  A bigger fight than he can handle may have found him in Iron Fist #1!

The hammer of the Ultimate Thor is finally within reach of Asgard’s fallen son.  Is redemption finally at hand?  No matter what happens next, life will never be the same for the Odinson.  Will Thor redeem himself?  Find out in Unworthy Thor #5!

Storm once referred to Jean Grey as the heart of the X-Men, and she was ultimately the catalyst for bringing this team of X-Men together.  But in the aftermath of their war with the Inhumans, the X-Men’s resolve is faltering…and Jean Grey is doubting her place with them.  The X-Men may have survived the war…but at what cost?  The X-Men rebuild their lives in Extraordinary X-Men #20!

A Jedi Padawan has been captured by sinister forces…and Darth Maul is determined to find her?!  This early tale of the galaxy’s deadliest Zabrak continues in Star Wars Darth Maul #2!

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Aric of Dacia bonded with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor.  With it, he returned to Earth…only to find himself stranded in the modern day.  Far from home on a strange and primitive new world, Aric has begun a new life.  Liberated from his past, he tends to his crops.  Free from war.  Free from violence.  Free from the armor.  But the machinery of death marches his way once again.  Conscripted into an alien army and thrown into an unforgiving conflict, the fury inside him finds voice as he is forced to embrace the armor once more.  With it, he will decimate armies, topple empires and incite interplanetary warfare in Valiant’s X-O Manowar #1!

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It’s a nor’easter for the Ides of March! it’s the Monday Update for 3/15/2017!

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At last – Batwoman is back in her own ongoing series from DC!  On the island nation of Coryana, anything goes for members of the criminal underworld… and during her lost years after being drummed out of the military, Kate Kane found a kind of refuge there.  Now, a deadly new bioweapon is available in the markets of Coryana, and Batwoman will have to face up to the things she did in those days… and the people she left behind, some of whom would be happier to see her dead than alive!  Writer Marguerite Bennett is joined by James Tynion IV and superstar artist Steve Epting to present an epic Batwoman story that will alter the course of her life forever!  “The Many Arms of Death” begins in Batwoman #1!
Robin and Superboy are in the clutches of Lex Luthor!  The boys are in big trouble!  How exactly are they supposed to explain what’s happened to Superman and Batman?  Plus, Kid Amazo’s power grows, and this tyrant in the making is about to make life miserable for these boys!  “When I Grow up” continues in Super Sons #2!
Batman takes on one of his most dangerous and deranged foes in a mind-bending tale from the powerhouse creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Giuseppe Camuncoli!  Underestimate the Mad Hatter at your own peril with All-Star Batman #8!
The Justice League’s epic war through time continues as Superman confronts the leader of the Timeless army, who gives the Man of Steel an impossible choice: save Krypton from exploding – or save his friends!  See how Superman gets out of this in Justice League #17!

In Valiant’s Soviet-controlled world of the Stalinverse, there is a place where liberty is sentenced to die…and it’s Gulag 396.  A maximum-security prison where the only escape is through death, the gulag is the final stop for all enemies and detractors of the world’s oppressive authority.  When public enemy Obadiah Archer is admitted as the latest inmate, his gospel of goodwill and optimism could be the spark that ignites a new faith in the prison’s population!  All of this is happening in Divinity III Escape from Gulag 396 #1!

After a sleep of over a thousand years, Vampirella finds herself back among the land of the living, but in a world far different than the one she remembers, where hope is laced with fear and blood has a far different taste.  And speaking of taste, finding an appropriate outfit for the era leads our fanged fatale to a chance encounter that will garner her not one but two potential allies.  Dynamite Entertainment presents Vampirella #1!

Up against odds that have never seemed so dire, Marvel heroes like Captain America, Spider-Man and Medusa will have to lean on their newest and youngest ally to save the day.  What is imagination worth against several tons of teeth, claws and rage?  Well, one LEVIATHON is about to find out!  Kid Kaiju will have to dig deep into his newfound powers if he wants to save the day – and the Earth with it!  The monstrous conclusion is here -Monsters Unleashed #5!
U.S.Avengers #4 is a complete epic event in 20 pulse-pounding pages!  In the wake of Monsters Unleashed there’s even more Monsters!  Red Hulk, American Kaiju, Vandoom, and Deadpool all together on one mission!
The heavens rumble as the war between Asgard and the Shi’ar tears through space in  Mighty Thor #17!  Meanwhile, the Challenge of the Gods rages on.  Although Thor has fought valiantly to protect the people of Midgard, the gods of the Shi’ar have a dark and dangerous surprise in store.
Gamora is said to be the most dangerous woman in the galaxy…which makes her the most dangerous target S.H.I.E.L.D.’s ever gone after!  She won’t be stopped until she gets to Thanos!  The Guardians are still grounded in Guardians of the Galaxy #18!
Agent Ortiz is no longer hunting Frank Castle with the D.E.A.  Now, as they say, it’s personal.  She is now up against both the Punisher and an entire deadly mercenary outfit.  Agent Ortiz might be in trouble.  Agent of Destruction starts in Punisher #10!

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Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead.  Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard – thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point.  The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time in American Gods Shadows #1! from Dark Horse

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Anniversaries & Annuals…31 And More…It’s what we’re here for…it’s the Monday Update for 3/8/2017!

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DC is Celebrating their 975th issue of Action Comics with a supersize special as another layer of the Superman/Clark Kent mystery is exposed!  In a backup story written by  Paul Dini with art by Ian Churchill, learn what it all means for the Son of Superman, who is the prize in a deadly game!
Believing heroes to be threats to the survival of any world, Lord Havok and the Extremists have already murdered the mightiest heroes from their home dimension.  To save our Earth they’d kill thousands more, starting with the newly formed JLA.  But eye-to-eye, are Havok’s and Batman’s goals that different?  Billions of lives depend on the answer in Justice League of America #2!
Supergirl’s powers mean nothing when she’s trapped inside the consciousness of a killer.  Creeping through the mind of a Kryptonian monster, Supergirl finds herself on a suicide mission to return Lar-On to sanity inside the D.E.O. “Mission Mind” begins in Supergirl #7!
When Dick, Wally, Donna and Garth wake up in an unfamiliar place, they find themselves face-to-face with their mentors, Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman!  Allied against a shadowy new foe, the mentors and protégés must race against the clock to save themselves – and the planet – from imminent destruction!  Don’t miss the “Who is Artemis” prologue in Red Hood and the Outlaws #8!

A bomb takes out a city block on Harrison Station.  The media rush to blame the local terrestrials.  However, Superintendent Denton Coyle has a feeling that it may not be so simple… or maybe that feeling is Coyle’s hangover.  It’s unclear… like a 50/50 shot, it’s a mistake or nausea.  Maybe it’s both?  It’s yet another Tuesday on Mars in Redline #1 from Oni Press!

From The New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt and Peter Panzerfaust artist Tyler Jenkins comes a rural mystery series chronicling the tragic lives of the Grass Kings, three brothers and rulers of a trailer park kingdom, a fiefdom of the hopeless and lost, of the desperate poor seeking a promised land.
Eldest brother Robert leads a grief-stricken life, having lost his daughter to a tragic accident, followed by his wife disappearing one morning never to return.  When an enigmatic young woman named Maria flees to their community in search of safe haven, Robert takes her in.  Will his decision lead to ruin and retribution dooming his Kingdom? Don’t miss the oversized, prestige format  Grass Kings #1 from Boom Studios!

Inspired by new crime classics like Ed Brubaker’s Fatale and Darwyn Cooke’s Parker series, Dynamite Entertainment presents Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys #1! When teenage brothers Frank and Joe Hardy are accused of the murder of their father – a detective in the small resort town of Bayport – they must team up with femme fatale Nancy Drew to prove their innocence (and find the real guilty party in the process) in a twisting, hard-boiled tale, complete with double-crosses, deceit and dames!

Marvel’s Guardians reunite for a special Monsters Unleashed mission!  Groot has been kidnapped by a Leviathon!  It’s up to the Guardians to set aside their differences and save their friend in Guardians of the Galaxy #1.MU!
The war between the Inhumans and the X-Men takes a dark turn leaving Inhumans hopelessly outmatched.  Emma Frost, the White Queen, faces off against Medusa, queen of the Inhumans, as both fight for the future of their people.  Don’t miss the epic oversized conclusion!  It all ends here in Inhumans Vs. X-Men #6!
The world of Inkandesha is hauntingly beautiful, filled with cities of solid light and populated by living holographic people.  There’s one tiny thing the people of this world probably should’ve told the Silver Surfer and Dawn before they decided to pop in for a visit…they might have a problem getting their physical bodies back.  “Worlds Apart” starts now in Silver Surfer #9!
If Captain America has been an agent of Hydra since childhood, how did he fight WWII on the side of the Allies?  The secret, untold story is revealed here in Captain America Steve Rogers #13!
A failure from the past haunts Logan…and to correct his mistakes, he’ll need magical assistance.  When he faces opposition, Logan will turn to an unlikely and potentially treacherous  ally!  Will an encounter with Miles Morales convince Logan to alter his path? Find out in Old Man Logan #19!

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Marvel welcomes R.L. Stine!  Beloved writer R.L. Stine brings his special brand of horror to Man-Thing #1!  After working for years, Man-Thing has regained his ability to speak and has taken Hollywood by storm…but when an ancient and mysterious danger threatens the swamp, Man-Thing is going to have to choose between his new life and celebrity, and the world he used to call home…
Plus!  A bone-chilling new horror story, written by the master himself, R.L. Stine, and illustrated by the incomparable Daniel Warren Johnson!

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It’s Headed Right for Us…It’s Already Here, it’s the Monday Update for wednesday 3/1/2017!

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Wonder Woman is back!  Take a quick trip to Themyscira where Wonder Woman and Supergirl are mourning the loss of Stargirl.  Then, it’s back to the action in Zambesi as Wonder Woman crashes into the fight between the Bombshells and Cheetah, who’s leading the mechanical gods!  Catch all the action in DC Comics Bombshells #23! 
“Lord of the Rats” begins in Cyborg #10!  Cyborg’s gone to ground following the crippling malfunction of his tech at the hands of the corrupted S.T.A.R. Labs.  Desperate to find his prey, the techno-villain posing as Vic Stone’s father conspires with the Lord of Rats, a Detroit crime lord who agrees to hunt down Cyborg in exchange for OTAC transforming his rodent drug distribution force into a cybernetic rat army.
Aquaman’s battle with Warhead leaves him trapped in the tortured mind of the telepathic beast, where the sea king is forced to experience the lifetimes of combat that define his tragic new foe!  “Warhead” concludes in Aquaman #18!
Oliver Queen and Roy Harper once patrolled the streets as Green Arrow and Speedy, but a massive falling-out left them estranged for years.  Now, learn the truth behind the tragic dissolution – and triumphant reunion – of one of comics’ most iconic super-duos as Green Arrow and Arsenal join forces once more in Green Arrow #18!
A rogue band of the worst monsters the world has ever known is cutting a swath of terror across the United States, threatening not just a disruption of the peace but to expose secrets their handlers never wanted to come to light.  The only way to stop them is to call back the only man who ever walked away from them.  His code name is Abel, and he’s not afraid of getting his hands bloody.  This new eight-issue miniseries from writer Justin Jordan and artist Ibrahim Moustafa features the action of the Jason Bourne movies with the gruesome horror of classic grindhouse!  From DC/Vertigo comes Savage Things #1!

It’s out with the old myths and in with the new as a nineteen-year-old chess prodigy pulls Excalibur from the stone and becomes queen.  Now, magic, romance, Fae, Merlin, and more await her!  Lend her your axe as the creators of Amelia Cole start a new age of adventure in The Once and Future Queen #1 from Dark Horse Comics!

The next epic adventure for 007 kicks off in the snowbound French Alps, where Bond finds himself in the crosshairs of an assassin who targets other assassins.  This is the first puzzle piece in a larger adrenaline-fueled mystery that will send Bond across the globe to investigate a digital breach that threatens global security.  “Black Box” begins in James Bond #1 from Dynamite Entertainment!

The Rat Queens are back!  Betty, Violet, Dee, Braga, and Hannah return in Image Comics’ Rat Queens #1!  Palisade is still a rat-infested troll’s ass, and everyone still hates Gary.  It’s been a while since the Queens have done a good slaughter, so join them as they get back to the basics of killing monsters and drinking away the profits!  A fresh, soft, reboot to the head for the Rat Queens with artist Owen Gieni!
Thea dreams.  Not of a better life, but of revenge on the clan that ruined her family.  With ferocious battles between man, machines, and monsters ahead…who knows where her quest for vengeance will take her?  Creator Daniel Warren Johnson and colorist Mike Spicer present a bold new vision, where the beauty and imagination of Studio Ghibli meet the intensity of Mad Max, in the all-new Image series Extremity #1!

At last! Written by critically-acclaimed YA novelist Gabby Rivera and drawn by all-star artist Joe Quinones, Marvel Comics’ brand new America #1! shines a solo spotlight on the high-octane and hard-hitting adventures of the one and only leader of the ultimates.. America Chavez!
The Clone Conspiracy is finished, but the impact on Spider-Man’s life is Huge.  The Rhino comes at Spider-Man with an intense fury and aims to pin the spider to the wall… Permanently.  What was the final fate of Ben Reilly? Or the Lizard?  Witness the first chapter of the next big Spider-Book by Peter David & Mark Bagley – Clone Conspiracy Omega #1!
Amadeus Cho is summoned to South Korea to assist White Fox’s investigation into the mysterious disturbances across Seoul.  Their first clue?  The Giant Footprints all over the country!  Plus: Maddy Cho doesn’t trust her brother to get anything done right these days, so she’s turning to an unlikely ally: The Intergalactic Monster Hunter they call Lady Hellbender!  Don’t miss the Monsters Unleashed tie-in Totally Awesome Hulk #1.MU!
It’s an all-out monster brawl on the streets of Manhattan as Leviathons, Goliathons and Marvel Heroes clash!  Kid Kaiju’s powers are put to the test, as Elsa Bloodstone and Moon Girl back him up…little does anyone know that their true enemy is on her way – and is more than ready for a fight!  Monsters Unleashed #4 is brought to life by the sensational Salvador Larroca!  This action-packed chapter is sure to make your pulse beat faster!

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Royal City #1 from Image Comics is a new ongoing series written and illustrated by Jeff Lemire!  Royal City charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades.  Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up, is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his brow-beaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago.  Royal City is a return to the literary and thematic territory of Lemire’s breakthrough graphic novel Essex County, and is his most ambitious, and most personal, project to date.

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Washington crossed the Delaware so we could have this…the Monday Update for Wednesday 2/22/2017!

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Meet the Extremists-self-proclaimed saviors from another Earth, they thirst for peace, prosperity and total submission to the will of their leader, Lord Havok!  How can the newly assembled JLA stop this group of misguided maniacs before the Extremists unleash their own unique-not to mention dangerous-brand of law and order on our chaotic world?   Find out in DC’s Justice League of America #1!

As Wonder Woman picks up the pieces of her shattered psyche, Barbara Ann Minerva walks into the devil’s lair to defend her…or is she being led into Godwatch’s trap?  “The Truth” continues in Wonder Woman #17!

Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner’s mission to find the Blue Lanterns brings them to a world on the brink of destruction.  Meanwhile, the Green Lantern Corps begins to track down the most dangerous members of the Sinestro Corps, but Guy Gardner flies off to settle his own grudge! The “Quest for the Blue Lantern” pushes on in Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #15!

In this epic conclusion, the Rogues defeat The Flash!  Or so they think.  To save the day, Barry Allen’s got to take down the mastermind behind the Rogues’ ultimate heist…the original Rogue; the one who always got away.  That’s right, it’s The Flash vs. Captain Cold in Flash #17!

It’s hard enough to juggle a new boyfriend when you’re not secretly investigating him for super-villainy!  But is Batgirl dating Ethan Cobblepot to get to the bottom of his new tech business…or could she actually like him?  Don’t miss “Son of Penguin” in Batgirl #8!

In 1944 Hellboy was conjured in a ceremony meant to give Hitler the ultimate occult weapon.  Fortunately, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm was there to witness, and to guide Hellboy to become the greatest paranormal detective in the world.  Bruttenholm wasn’t the only witness to Hellboy’s arrival.  A visitor was there, sent to kill the Beast that had been prophesied to kill us all.  What the visitor saw, and why he stayed his hand, leads to the most mysterious Hellboy spin-off yet in The Visitor: How and Why He Stayed #1 from Dark Horse Comics!

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal , BOOM! Studios returns  to the world of Thra in the official sequel Power of the Dark Crystal #1!  Discover an all-new race of creatures called Firelings that live in a realm near the planet’s core, based on official character designs by Brian Froud.  Thurma is a young Fireling tasked with stealing a shard of the Dark Crystal to restore power to her realm.  Along the way she’ll befriend the young Gelfling Kensho, bring back the Skeksis and Mystics, and embark on an incredible adventure!

 An endangered habitat, a peaceful protest, and a team of freelance troubleshooters are determined to end the work-stoppage at any cost!  Sounds like a job for the Champions, right?  Only, nobody mentioned anything about giant monsters falling from the sky! This week’s  Monsters Unleashed  tie-in is  Champions #1.MU from MARVEL comics’ house of ideas!

Running from her tumultuous past, Elektra attempts to lose herself in a vibrant sea of neon, noise and anonymity: Las Vegas.  How long can a former ninja assassin really hope to escape the vortex of violence that encompasses her life?  There’s a new player in Sin City that has her in his sights.  Arcade plays a whole new type of game in Elektra #1!

Thanos has only one living child – Thane.  He murdered all of his other offspring.  He didn’t leave Thane alive out of love.  Watch the Mad Titan take on his only son in Thanos #4!

What is Doom’s secret?  Why, after all he has done to destroy and punish us, is he now determined to become the hero?  Find the answer here in Infamous Iron Man #5!  Can you trust anything he says or does?  Plus: The identity of his new cosmic-level adversary is revealed and it’s a doozy!

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Eisner-winning writer Greg Rucka and critically acclaimed artist Leandro Fernandez team up to introduce The Old Guard #1 from Image Comics!  It’s the story of old soldiers who never die…and yet cannot seem to fade away.  Trapped in an immortality without explanation, Andromache of Scythia – “Andy” – and her comrades,  ply their trade for those who can find-and afford-their services.  In the 21st century, immortality is a hard secret to keep, and when you live long enough, you learn that there are many fates worse than death!

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