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This is the Monday Update!
An all-new Young Animal miniseries begins in Bug The Adventures of Forager #1! DC’s Young Animal celebrates Jack Kirby’s centenary with this new six-issue miniseries, and who better to tackle this task than the Eisner Award-winning Allred clan! Featuring scripts by Lee Allred, art by Michael Allred and colors by Laura Allred! Forager is just one of the Hive before he breaks out of his cocoon and finds himself in a mysterious house in an unknown realm. There he meets all kinds of strange creatures: a ghostly girl, a talking teddy bear and otherworldly weirdos that have literally jumped out of his worst nightmares!
After getting shot out of the sky by the Bow of Ra, the Dark Trinity finds itself stranded and separated in the war-torn country of Qurac. While Artemis squares off against her long-forgotten foe responsible for the Bow of Ra’s disappearance, Bizarro comes across a group of innocent refugees looking for a savior. Meanwhile, Red Hood faces a crisis of conscience when he’s forced to relive the trauma of his own death and comes face to face with his greatest enemy-himself! “Who is Artemis” continues in Red Hood and the Outlaws #10!
Trapped in the Phantom Zone, Supergirl and Batgirl must face the Phantom King to escape! What deadly team is Emerald Empress building, and what does it have to do with the future of the Girl of Steel? “Escape from the Phantom Zone” begins in Supergirl #9!
Driven to extreme measures by the globe-spanning conspiracy known only as the People, Amanda Waller has done the unthinkable: made General Zod a full-fledged member of Task Force X! His first mission? Destroy the Annihilation Brigade, the People’s own, much deadlier version of the Suicide Squad! Don’t mis “Earthlings on Fire” in Suicide Squad #17!
It is a time before civilization. On the brink of carving out victory in the most violent battle of his life, Gilad Anni-Padda suffers a devastating injury. He awakens weeks later in a strange land, nursed back to health but with no memory of his past. A tribe has shown him compassion in an age of cruelty, and he will return their gift in kind. Now the real violence will begin in Eternal Warrior Awakening #1! Robert Venditti leads a celebration of the Eternal Warrior’s 25th anniversary here with the second of four stand-alone specials honoring the most famous Valiant tales ever told!
Kaare Kyle Andrews proudly presents Renato Jones Season Two #1 from Image Comics! Mysterious vigilante Renato Jones showed the One% that, for all their money, for all their power, they are not untouchable. Now they’re pushing back, and the resulting class warfare may be more than even Renato can handle. When full-time villains control the whole world, the only hero who can take on the job is self-employed…a Freelancer.
A.D. #3 finally makes its way to our shelves! Jonah Cooke is on the run from a future he helped create, a future where death has been genetically cured. Yet he’s finally come to accept that no matter how long he lives, he’ll never escape his past. Now he’s done the one thing that may put everyone left alive in jeopardy. The shocking conclusion of the sci-fi epic by two of comics’ most acclaimed creators is here!
How else would Marvel celebrate a small milestone issue like Deadpool #30? Deadpool goes to space! Things aren’t great in Deadpool’s life recently, but he thinks he might know a solution…one found in the inky blackness of deepest, darkest outer space! Man, when Deadpool gets away from it all, he doesn’t fool around! This issue features one massive 80-page story by Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne, taking Deadpool to the edge of the Marvel Cosmos and back! It’s practically an OGN!
It’s a dirty universe out there, even when you’re not regularly mistaken for trash-foraging vermin, and it’s about to get dirtier in Rocket #1! He thought his paws were clean, that he was on the up-and-up. Then an old flame swam back into his life, and he was back in the game… the heist game. If you need a safe cracked, a vault busted ,or a score taken…ask for Rocket. Just don’t call him a raccoon.
Rebel pilot and rogue archaeologist wander side by side into the darkest shadows of the galaxy as Luke Skywalker reluctantly teams up with Doctor Aphra in the one-shot, Star Wars The Screaming Citadel #1! The Doctor makes Luke an offer he can’t afford to pass up…one that leads him to a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel. Will Luke find what he’s looking for? Can Aphra be trusted? Or will they both wind up victims of the Citadel’s Queen?
Another original Marvel manga is adapted into English for the first time in Zombies Assemble #1! Time and again, the Avengers have assembled to save the Earth from destruction, but they’ve never had to face a threat as gruesome and undead as this one! Now, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes must fight to contain an outbreak of horrifying zombies and stop them from spreading across the Earth! Not all of the Avengers will escape uninfected…
Captain America has been revealed to be an agent of Hydra – and he’s coming after Inhumans! S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Daisy Johnson, a.k.a. Quake, wants no part of Hydra, so she goes underground, teaming up with Ms. Marvel, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur, Karnak and Inferno ,to set things right for the Inhumans, but also for the entire country! Secret Warriors #1 is one part coming-of-age story, one part spy-thriller, all action and all heart! Don’t miss the next (and final?) generation of Inhumans as they take the Marvel Universe by storm!
Now the Spotlight of the Week!
Cullen Bunn brings us a new series from Image! Regression #1 is a tale of supernatural terror and intrigue unlike any horror comic you’ve ever experienced. Adrian is plagued by ghastly waking nightmares. To understand and possibly treat these awful visions, Adrian reluctantly agrees to past life regression hypnotherapy. As his consciousness is cast back through time, Adrian witnesses a scene of horrific debauchery and diabolism. Waking, he is more unsettled than before, and with good reason-something has followed him back! Adrian descends into a world of occult conspiracy, mystery, reincarnation, and insanity from which there is no escape!
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