Arriving Wednesday 7/19/06

by BECKY CLOONAN, FAREL DALRYMPLE, PHIL HESTER, MIKE HUDDLESTON, ADAM HUGHES, FRAZER IRVING, ALEX MALEEV, JIM MAHFOOD, TONY MOORE, MIKE AVON OEMING, RICK REMENDER, ESAD RIBIC, JOHN NEY RIEBER, EDUARDO RISSO, JIM RUGG, BEN TEMPLESMITH, DANIJEL ZEZELJ and others. cover by ADAM HUGHES July 15 • 200 pg • FC • $24.99 24seven features a who's who of today's best writers and artists from comics, film and animation, telling tales of robots in the city that never sleeps. In the vein of FLIGHT, these stories run a cross-genre gamut, from robot zombies to a prison break to a bizarre feud between a Siamese DJ team. 24seven has romance, action, horror…everything you want, all told by a cross-section of the most diverse writers and artists you'll find on the printed page.
52 WEEK #11
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid Breakdowns by Keith Giffen Art by various Backup feature by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund Covers by J.G. Jones The story of the year continues in four more action-packed chapters of comics' only weekly superhero adventure! This month, get ready for the debut of three new characters that will create a powerful impact in the DCU...and change the face of 52 completely. In WEEK 9, with art by Shawn Moll & Tom Nguyen, learn who dies before Devilance. Plus, witness the debut of the new JLA! WEEK 10, illustrated by Chris Batista (LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES) & Jimmy Palmiotti, features the debut of Supernova, the new guardian of Metropolis! WEEK 11, featuring art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson and Todd Nauck & Marlo Alquiza, sheds light on the mysterious woman protecting Gotham City…wearing a very familiar uniform! Black Adam finds love in the arms of mythology in WEEK 12, with art by Eddy Barrows & Rob Stull. Isis is here! Plus the debut of the new SECRET ORIGINS backup by Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund! 52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman …but not a year without heroes.
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by KEV WALKER Cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO Driven to regain his dignity and burdened by the fate of Xandar, Nova faces the Annihilation Wave head on and unleashes the full power of the Nova Force! But is that enough against such a vast force of cosmic destruction? And if it isn't, who will stand with him in that last battle? Quasar? Drax? Guest starring QUASAR and DRAX THE DESTROYER! Interlocking cover with all three other ANNIHILATION covers!
ANT #7
written by MARIO GULLY art & cover by MARIO GULLY 'MOVING ON,' Part Two It gets cold in a new city as Ant battles a new foe Coldsnap! He is the only one that stands in her way from discovering the whereabouts of her father. It only gets worst as Hanna is challenged by gadget man to become the hero she once was. Is she truly ready to move on? Or will the truth about her past spiral her in confusion?
Written by Kurt Busiek Art and cover by Butch Guice Aquaman gets the news that his father is dead - and decides to rejoin King Shark and the Dweller to fight an undersea war!
by Various By popular demand, Katy Keene returns! 'Paparazzi Problem': Katy spirits off to a secluded seaside town, hoping to relax and avoid the press… but even there, tabloid shutterbugs lurk! In an effort to go unrecognized, she changes from one outfit to the next, but instead of providing cover it turns into a fashion show on the go! 'My Fair Archie': The Archies get a gig at a large amusement park, and that's not the only thing that's large! It seems someone in a giant gorilla suit is following them, and it's not too long before the pseudo simian is scaling the park's mega-coaster in an effort to rescue the musical teens! Just who is beneath that monkey mask?
Over the years, many people have attempted to wield the Witchblade but few have succeeded. More often, the Witchblade has found its own bearers and their entwined paths have led to world-changing events. Compiled here is a timeline of the Witchblade and information on the bearers we know about along with an inside look at the newest beautiful face in Witchblade.

Written by Howard Chaykin & David Tischman Art by David Hahn Cover by Chaykin Detective MacAvoy gets his membership card to the 'bite club' after a swarm of bats infect him with the vampire virus, but the detective's new thirst for blood won't stop him from trying to prove Risa Del Toro's innocence. Secrets about the dead stripper come to light, and Risa's release from prison sets up the miniseries' climactic finale!
After the last issue's shocking death, Burando's grip on reality slips a bit more, and he struggles to continue his research while in a depressed stupor. Habaki Kagimura isn't letting his prize doctor off the hook, though. Kagimura pushes for new tests with a new felon. Word of his experiments in immortality is spreading through Edo's jails, and Manji's cocky cellmate is a willing volunteer who has no idea what pain is in store for him. Hiroaki Samura's samurai drama continues its dark descent into a horrific world of torture and 'modern Japanese medicine,' as the secrets of Manji's mystical kessen-chu are slowly revealed. FOR MATURE READERS
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Penciled by STAZ JOHNSON Cover by ROBERTO CAMPUS CIVIL WAR Tie-in! THE HERO HUNTER' Part 1 (of 3) With CIVIL WAR tearing the Marvel Universe apart, only one man can sew it back together... DEADPOOL?! Well, who else would make the perfect mercenary Hero-Hunter? In an effort to do his part, Deadpool crosses paths with the GREAT LAKES AVENGERS, and slices and dices his way to DAREDEVIL-THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR! What happens when the Merc with a Mouth faces the Sightless Scarlet Sentry? And where does CABLE stand in all this? Where he always does... pretending he's above the fray. Then why is he having a secret meeting with CAPTAIN AMERICA...?
by Carl Banks & Andrew Pepoy Accompanying the release of Disney's DuckTales TV series on DVD, Gemstone collects the vintage Carl Barks Scrooge adventures that DuckTales adapted to animation! This second volume wraps 'The Giant Robot Robbers,' 'The Golden Fleecing,' 'The Unsafe Safe' and more with a previously unpublished Barks cover design, inked by Andrew Pepoy. Scholarly texts by Chris Barat and Joe Torcivia ground the stories and TV show in Disney history.
written by MATT FRACTION art & cover by GABRIEL BÁ July 12 • 24 pg • 2C • $1.99 Freshly escaped from another timeline and another life, Casanova Quinn is back in action as a double agent inside his father's secret E.M.P.I.R.E. His first mission back in the field sends him to the South American coastline to retrieve an E.M.P.I.R.E. deep cover agent that's lost his mind - but the sinister W.A.S.T.E. demands Cass put one in the back of the guy's head. It's APOCALYPSE right, motherf@$!ng NOW, CASANOVA-style. The horror is HERE! The horror is TODAY! The horror is CASANOVA!
Written by Will Pfeifer Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez Cover by Adam Hughes Don't miss the frightful conclusion to 'The Replacements!' Catwoman battles for the lives of Selina and baby Helena, Angle Man has murder on his mind, and Detective Lenahan finds the proof he needs to bring Catwoman down once and for all!
Written by Greg Rucka Art by Jesus Saiz Cover by Lee Bermejo A Kobra traitor is revealed and an international metahuman battle joined as 'The Game of Kings' concludes!
Written by MARK MILLAR Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN Variant Cover by MICHAEL TURNER The battle lines are drawn as the conflict between the Super Hero Registration Initiative and the Underground Resistance fighters explodes in a live fire fight as the future of the Marvel Universe is decided! But before the dust settles, a familiar figure will emerge from a strike of lightning to change the odds--and the sides! Witness teams and families torn apart as the Civil War touches all and the momentous events of last issue changes the world as our heroes understand it!
Written by DAVID HINE Penciled by YANICK PAQUETTE Cover by JUAN DOE 'CIVIL WAR' Tie-in! Enough is enough! The tension between the X-Men, the 198, and the O*N*E has finally reached a breaking point. As the Marvel Universe is ripped apart by the Civil War, the X-Men also find themselves crumbling from the inside out. Will they fold-up and admit defeat, or will the X-Men finally start to fight back? Find out here!
Written by Chuck Dixon Art by Andy Smith Covers by Smith and Ethan Van Sciver The exciting new series by Chuck Dixon (TEAM ZERO) and artist Andy Smith continues! Claw has made a deal with an evil sorceress who might just hold the secret to his monstrous limb...but at what cost for this information? And what sinister secret do the three companions she's dispatched to help Claw all have in common? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by Andy Smith and Ethan Van Sciver (approximately 50/50 split).
by Various Seven award-winning stories from the first 'Comics Jam War.' See what talented teams of creators can come up with when challenged, as each builds an 8-page story around the same information. Cover by Paul Smith of X-Men, Leave it to Chance, and She-Hulk fame.
by Various 30th Anniversary Issue! 'Where we came from, where we're going': The Comics Journal celebrates its 30th year as the nation's premier trade journal and comic-arts review by examining the last three decades of comics arts and industry history. It offers a look at where the medium may be headed in the next decade, in an oversized special issue guaranteed to give you a new perspective from which to view the artform. News Editor Michael Dean and Managing Editor Dirk Deppey offer a concise history of the comic-book marketplace, from the early days of the Direct Market to the turbulent 1990s and their consequences for today. Executive Editor Gary Groth talks about the aesthetics of the medium with renowned cultural critic Donald Phelps. French cartoonist and controversial L'Association co-founder Jean-Christophe Menu offers a European perspective, and a host of cartoonists (including veteran comic-book creator Kyle Baker, breakout web-cartoonist Chris Onstad, and others) and publishers discuss the future of the medium as seen from their vantage points. Plus: Donald Phelps offers an extended look at revered classic comic strip 'Barney Google,' complete with an extensive collection of daily strips from the series!
Conan battles a gelatinous abomination older than history itself in this continuation of Robert E. Howard's 'The Hall of the Dead' adapted by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and drawn by Cary Nord. Grasping, groping tentacles meet cold, hard steel as Conan struggles to avoid the churning gullet of an adversary unlike any he's faced before. In an abandoned city long lost to the hearts and memories of man, where will the Cimmerian turn for refuge? The haunting dead of this ancient place offer no solace, but they want nothing more than for Conan to join their dank and lifeless company. Conan® and Conan the Barbarian® (including all prominent characters featured in this issue) and the distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks of Conan Properties International, LLC unless otherwise noted. All contents © Conan Properties International, LLC unless otherwise noted.
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray Art by Dan Jurgens & Palmiotti Cover by Daniel Acuña Father Time and his SHADE agents close in on the Atomic Knights and their top secret cargo! What secret does it hold, and how is it tied to the final fate of Bludhaven? Find out in this action-packed conclusion that will lead directly into Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters #1.
Written by PETER DAVID, J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & VARIOUS Art & Cover by MIKE MAYHEW The sides have been chosen and the Civil War has begun! As heroes battle heroes, putting their lives on the line to fight for what they believe in, there's only one source to keep you informed on the happenings of the biggest Marvel event of the year: the Daily Bugle! This is the very newspaper the citizens of the Marvel Universe read to keep informed! With a very special editorial by J. Jonah Jameson and news, gossip, and opinions from the best writers he hasn't fired yet, this is the place to go to for Civil War secrets you won't see anywhere else! That's right: the Bugle has an exclusive on this story-and art!
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY Pencils & Cover by KHARI EVANS & JIMMY PALMIOTTI Daughters of the Dragon concludes its entertaining blend of action, tongue in cheek comedy and kung fu drama as Misty, Colleen and Iron Fist do battle with an army of villains below the city streets of Manhattan. Will Misty get revenge for having her bionic arm chopped off? Will Ricadonna's computer virus topple the world economy? Is Otis Danger Johnson the next Bruce Lee? All these answers and more in the chop socky finale!
by Matthew Shepherd & Roy Boney, Jr. Dirty bombs, dirty politics, and dirty deeds done dead cheap - everything hits the fan as John Requin tries to keep a lid on an exploding Returner movement. Plus, Mr. Harvey leads an all-out assault on a dead terrorist cell, and unspeakable horrors spill out of the Pentagon. Radioactive waste, Dead Wil Wheaton, Oprah, espresso, and a breathtaking display of violence, all in 24 fast-paced pages!
by Carl Banks & Various When Donald's nephews become 'High Wire Daredevils,' Donald tries to upstage them with a tightrope walk over Niagara Falls. It's a classic 1944 adventure by Carl Barks, who also supplies a cover illustrating our pulse-pounding backup tale, 'Og's Iron Bed' by Vic Lockman and Tony Strobl. When Scrooge sends Donald back in time to verify the authenticity of an antique, Don lands smack in the middle of a long-ago war!
by Andrew Foley & Fiona Staples A serial-killing book editor out to kill a genre, one writer at a time. An incompetent vampire on a blood-thirsty rampage through a world of faux-darkness. The most famous vampire novelist alive. When the three of them cross paths, it's going to get ugly, and it wasn't exactly pretty to begin with.
written by RICHARD STARKINGS art & flip cover by MORITAT cover by JOSE LADRONN July 19 • 32 pg • FC • $2.99 'SEE THE ELEPHANT' They were genetically engineered to be supra-human weapons of mass destruction, but now they must walk amongst the people they were created to destroy. Hip Flask and Ebony Hide count amongst their number: Elephantmen. Even when befriended by a small girl, Hide is still haunted by his past and is forced to recognize that suspicion and contempt will always be his constant companions.
Written by NEIL GAIMAN Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR. Cover by RICK BERRY Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. There are no Eternals. There never have been. Then what do Mark Curry's dreams of strange gods and monsters mean? And what does the mysterious man with the strange eyes want with him? New York Times Bestselling author NEIL GAIMAN (Anansi Boys, MARVEL:1602, Sandman) and superstar John Romita Jr. (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, WOLVERINE) bring you a tale that will change the Eternals and the Marvel Universe forever!
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT Penciled by ALAN DAVIS, RON LIM, MARSHALL ROGERS & ARTHUR ADAMS Cover by ART ADAMS The British mutant team's earliest incarnation is still trying to find its feet, only to fall headfirst into the Inferno! Meanwhile, Mojo's first batch of X-Babies escape to Earth, but Excalibur has much worse dopplegangers to deal with before the Cross Time Caper commences! Guest-starring the New Mutants! Featuring dinosaurs, demons, rock stars and royalty! Collects EXCALIBUR #6-11 and EXCALIBUR: MOJO MAYHEM.
Written by Danny Bilson & Paul DeMeo Art and cover by Ken Lashley The Flash's closest friends and allies aren't on his side anymore. One feels lied to …another is hiding a dangerous family secret… and another is about to steal his thunder by making a play to be Keystone's hero!
Written by PETER DAVID Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL WIERINGO 'JUMPING THE TRACKS' What possible hope does Spider-Man have against the Hobgoblin from the future? Here is a foe that is advanced in every possible way, an evolved machination of evil with the technology to not only destroy something but to completely erase it from history. The web-slinging wonder will need a little help from his friends for this one, and who better to recruit than the Spider-Man from the year 2211? And if that's not enough to get your webs in a bunch, look out for an earth-shaking reunion that's taken nearly 45 years of Marvel Comics to finally unveil! Part 3 (of 3).
by Hiromu Arakawa The raid on the Devil's Nest becomes a slaughter, as government troops exterminate the half-human forces of the Homunculus Greed. But will Ed and Al survive the battle unchanged? As Greed is sent to meet his maker, foreign alchemists arrive in Amestris. They are Mei and Ling, and they've come for the Philosopher's Stone… and a secret even the Elric brothers never imagined… Rating: T
written by JOSHUA LUNA art & cover by JONATHAN LUNA July 19 • 32 pg • FC • $2.99 There are two types of girls. Predator. And prey.
by Bob Burden, Rick Geary, & Steve Oliff After decades, Gumby and Pokey return in an all-new, full-color series, written and drawn by the Eisner Award-winning team of Bob Burden and Rick Geary! In this first charming and surreal adventure, Gumby and his friends help some mistreated circus clowns escape, only to find out why the nasty buggers were restrained in the first place - after the wicked funsters go on a rampage! Also, the little green boy suffers his first twinge of a crush!
THE HALO GRAPHIC NOVEL HC Written by LEE HAMMOCK, JAY FAERBER, TSUTOMU NIHEI and BRETT LEWIS Illustrated by SIMON BISLEY, ANDREW ROBINSON, ED LEE, TSUTOMU NIHEI and JEAN 'MOEBIUS' GIRAUD Gallery art by RICK BERRY, GEOF DARROW, SCOTT FISCHER, STERLING HUNDLEY, CRAIG MULLINS, TSUTOMU NIHEI, GEORGE PRATT, JUAN RAMIREZ, GEORGE STAPLES, JUSTIN SWEET, JOHN VAN FLEET, and KENT WILLIAMS Cover by PHIL HALE Bungie Studios, part of Microsoft Game Studios, has joined forces with Marvel Comics to release a highly-anticipated graphic novel inspired by one of the most popular franchises in the history of the video game industry. The Halo Graphic Novel (HGN) brings the Halo universe to life for the first time in the sequential art medium. The HGN is a 128-page, full color, high quality, jacketed, hardcover graphic novel. It features an anthology of original stories, including one lengthy story, and three shorter tales.
Written by RICH MARGOPOULOS Art & Cover by RICHARD CORBEN Horror comics legend Richard Corben (Creepy, Eerie) and long-time collaborator Rich Margopoulos leave no gravestone unturned in this 3-issue limited series that offers wicked spins on the classic poems of Edgar Allen Poe. Each issue features three adaptations -- lovingly rendered in B&W with gray tones as only Corben can do it -- along with the full text of Poe's poem for comparison. In issue #3: 'Berenice,' 'The Happiest Day,' and 'Israfel.'
Written by Denise Mina Art by Leonardo Manco Cover by Lee Bermejo The mindbending conclusion of Denise Mina's 'Empathy is the Enemy.' Inside the mansion of the Oransay Contingent, Constantine comes face to face with Steve Evans, who reveals the magical significance of Glasgow's Park Circus. But to make it work, he must manipulate the newly empathic Constantine into a horrifying sacrifice.
by Rumiko Takahashi Inuyasha and friends encounter a strange mountain with mystical powers. The mountain is so sacred Kirara, Kikyo and Shippo can't even set foot on it! Meanwhile the Army of Seven have resurrected their final member and now seek revenge on those responsible for their original deaths. Elsewhere Sesshômaru is in pursuit of Kohaku when he too is refuted by the purity of the mountain. Rating: T+
ION #4
Written by Ron Marz Art by Greg Tocchini & Jay Leisten Cover by Kalman Andraszofsky An astonishing issue guest-starring Green Lantern! His power seemingly out of control, Kyle Rayner has retreated from the universe. But when Hal Jordan arrives with questions, the result is a battle royal that will reveal just how powerful Kyle has truly become!
Written by WARREN ELLIS Penciled by ADI GRANOV Cover by ADI GRANOV It's the beginning of a new era for Iron Man as renowned scribe Warren Ellis joins forces with digital painter Adi Granov to redefine the armored avenger's world for the 21st century-a landscape of terrifying new technologies that threaten to overwhelm fragile mankind! What is Extremis, who has unleashed it, and what does its emergence portend for the world? Collects IRON MAN #1-6.
Written by LISA KIRBY & STEVE ROBERTSON Penciled by MIKE THIBODEAUX Cover by JACK KIRBY An All-New series featuring characters and concepts created by Jack 'King' Kirby! In this double-sized first issue, meet the Berkleys, your typical suburban California family. But when young Garrett Berkley discovers his parents' secret-that the science fiction stories his father writes aren't fiction at all, but autobiography-he's blasted into a whole new universe of adventure, mystery and danger. Now, Jack Berkley must put down his pen, reassemble his old team, and take up the mantle of being a Galactic Bounty Hunter for one final mission! (1 of 6)
Written by Brad Meltzer Art by Ed Benes, George Perez, Jim Lee, J.H. Williams, Gene Ha, Dick Giordano, Eric Wright, Tony Harris, Kevin Maguire, Dan Jurgens, Howard Porter, Luke McDonnell, Rags Morales, Ethan Van Sciver and Phil Jimenez Cover by Michael Turner Variant cover by J. Scott Campbell The most anticipated book of the year is finally here! Best-selling author Brad Meltzer broke the JLA down in the top-selling, critically acclaimed Identity Crisis - and now he puts all the pieces back together again! Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The core heroes of the DCU are back - but after Infinite CrisiS, where do they stand with each other? Here's the definitive answer, brought to you with the brilliant art of Ed Benes, George Perez, Jim Lee, J.H. Williams, Gene Ha, Dick Giordano, Eric Wright, Tony Harris, Kevin Maguire, Dan Jurgens, Howard Porter, Luke McDonnell, Rags Morales, Ethan Van Sciver, Phil Jimenez and others. Join us for this historic and unforgettable new beginning of the Justice League of America as we look at the past, present and future of the World's Greatest Super Heroes!
by Various To save his family and friends from the vengeful Baron Skarr, Tom Blackbridge must make the ultimate sacrifice - his life.
Written by Bruce Jones Art and cover by Mike Huddleston It's a no-holds barred battle between Man-Bat and Batman! Kirk Langstrom is wanted for murder and Batman must learn the truth, even if it means taking down Man-Bat once and for all! And while the tortured, hybrid creature defends itself, forces are at work within Gotham's underworld making sure that doesn't happen!
Written by Marc Andreyko Art by Javier Pina & Fernando Blanco Cover by Jesus Saiz Manhunter and Dr. Psycho throw down! Will the VILLAINS UNITED mastermind break her - or make her trophy wall?
Written by JEFF PARKER Penciled by MANUEL GARCIA Cover by AARON LOPRESTI He served alongside Allied Forces in World War Two and serves with the super team The Avengers today-- the legend of Captain America spans generations. Now an evil from his earliest days has come through the ages to exact vengeance on the Captain-- and anyone who might stand with him.
Written by JEFF PARKER, KARL KESEL & FRED VAN LENTE Penciled by TOMM COKER, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO & HOMS Cover by ERIC POWELL Three all-new tales of the Mighty Marvel West! Do you remember the MAN CALLED HURRICANE? Over a hundred bounty hunters and cowboys looking for revenge do. The 'Fastest Man in the West' doesn't have much of a choice but to face them at once. Question is, does he have enough bullets? By Jeff Parker and Tomm Coker. RED WOLF is a considered superstition by many, but a group of thugs are about to find out how much is fiction and how much is true. Surviving their challenge is another thing all together for RED WOLF. By Karl Kesel and Carmine Di Giandomenico. Major Brett Saber is known as the MAN FROM FORT RANGO, hard-nosed leader of a rag-tag group of frontier soldiers. His unruly men are no match for a deadly band of Indians intent on holding their stronghold, but a mythical man-beast poses a deadlier threat to both sides. By Fred Van Lente and Homs. PLUS: Re-presenting the origin of RAWHIDE KID by Jack 'King' Kirby!
When crooked lawyer Sylvester steals a diamond mirror worth millions, only Mickey can stop him. Alas, Mickey's mind has been scrambled by a hypnotic staff which is also in Sylvester's possession! It's 'Flip Mickey,' a feature-length adventure by Stefan Petrucha (The X-Files) and fan favorite Noel Van Horn. Then, in Pat and Carol McGreal's 'The Old Switcheroo,' Mickey trades brains with the Phantom Blot!

by Christy Lijewski With a new member to their party and a new goal in mind, Markesh and Retrab set off facing the future with a renewed vigor. But their future can only be so bright when the shadows of the past come to call once again, this time provoking a confrontation many years in the making. Facing one's past is one thing, but fighting it is entirely another.
by Otis Frampton 'The critically acclaimed series is now collected! Oddly Normal is a 10-year-old girl with the most unfortunate name... and the luck to go with it! The product of a unique mixed-marriage (her mother is a witch and her father is human), Oddly has grown up between cultures and is the proverbial 'outsider.' On her 10th birthday, her parents mysteriously disappear and she is left in the care of her great Aunt, a citizen of a fantastical place called 'Fignation.'
by Chuck Satterlee & Norm Breyfogle One year later. After learning that they have been chosen to be an army for good at the end of days, the team has to figure out how to deal with the news. All four members have dealt with it in their own way, and those ways are not always healthy. The only thing that could possibly get the team back together again: A zombie outbreak right in the middle of Mardi Gras!
Written by Leila Strachan Art and cover by Christopher Cook & Al Nickerson Natasha continues her adventures, this time as an undercover cheerleader!
by Chuck D & Adam Wallenta The evil Executives and their New World Order are about to unleash their master plan for world domination. Before they can succeed though, they must enliminate a young boy named Vincent who holds the key to their ultimate weapon. Unfortunetly for the Executives, Vincent is a Publich Enemy fan. In a desperate attempt to destroy their enemies, the Executives devise a plan to eliminate Vincent, Public Enemy and their Underground Allies in one clean swoop. This is the beginning of an epic battle for peace and justice as Public Enemy and the Underground Railroad fight the powers that be to keep the American people free from tryanny and oppression.
written by Gary Reed art by LAURENCE CAMPBELL, CHRIS JONES & LARRY SHUPUT aover by KEN MEYER, JR. Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy, the Mob, Fidel Castro, J. Edgar Hoover, the was a conspiracy of secrets, a conspiracy of murder. All was revealed in Marilyn's diaries, her Red Diaries, and it is about to blow everything out into the open. Collects RED DIARIES #1-4
by Christian Gossett & Weta Workshop Design Team Archangel Studios brings back The Red Star with help from Weta Workshop, the New Zealand company that has worked on such theatrical hits as The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong, and Narnia. In Sword Of Lies, the critically acclaimed series returns to reveal the rise to power of the sorceror Imbohl - The Red Star's main villain.
ROBIN #152
Written by Adam Beechen Art by Freddie E. Williams II Cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins Old tensions return to the surface when Robin confronts the son of his father's killer: the new Captain Boomerang!
Written by BRIAN VAUGHAN Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA Cover by MARCOS MARTIN 'PARENTAL GUIDANCE' Part 5 (of 5) The shocking conclusion of 'Parental Guidance' results in the death of a Runaway. 'Nuff said, true believers.
Written by Chuck Dixon Art by Timothy Green II Covers by Jock Master of action Chuck Dixon (NIGHTWING, Punisher) puts the pedal to the metal as a new hero burns rubber down the mean streets of New York City! When someone is lost in Manhattan - and time is running out - there's only one person to call: Rush! Who is the man behind the wheel? How do the scars of his past guide his future? And what is his secret to rocketing through the world's most exciting city? In this action-packed first issue, Rush is called in to rescue a young diabetic girl who must be found...before death finds her first! And in issue #2, what is Rush desperately racing through - and under - the streets of New York City to find...and why is special guest Black Canary also on the hunt? Jump on board for an adrenaline rush of sonic screams, hot motorcycles and fishnet stockings!
by Gotham Chopra & Jeevan Kang I was once a Sadhu, that which they refer to in the East as a 'mystic.' I was sitting on the threshold of moksha spiritual liberation - or enlightenment as it's called - But I'm not one anymore. Why? Because I lusted after something else; something just as primal and ubiquitous. It's called 'revenge.' Virgin Comics presents an epic quest created by VC's chief creator Gotham Chopra (Bulletproof Monk), and India's premier comic artist, Jeevan Kang (Spider-Man India).
Written by Scott Cunningham, Vito Delsante, and Darryl Taylor Kravitz Art by Scott Jeralds and Scott Neely Cover by Robert Pope & Scott McRae Lance Pureheart, 'Monster Hunter,' has come to save a small town from their monster problem! It's up to Mystery, Inc. to find out who the monster really is! Then the team heads to the big city where they investigate a high-rise's haunted Thirteenth Floor - and you won't believe what they find!
by Black Olive Did you ever wish for adventure? Have you ever held onto hope that something, anything would creep its way closer to frighten the storybook back into you? Screwtooth examines the life of Plum, a sickly girl who stews alone, yearning to escape the endless toil of her boredom and solitude. Though sadly, some dreams can never be fulfilled, and some little girls stay trapped in their bedrooms forever.
Written by Bill Willingham Art by Willingham & Wayne Faucher Cover by Willingham The showdown between the Shadowpact and the Pentacle! This is a must-read issue for DAY OF VENGEANCE fans!
Written by DAN SLOTT Penciled by PAUL SMITH Cover by GREG HORN 'My SPOILER with SPOILER' Read SHE-HULK #8 yet? Bet you didn't see THAT coming, didja? Wild, huh? Spiraling out of the end of last issue's CIVIL WAR crossover, She-Hulk's life will NEVER be the same again! Sure, OTHER books SAY that all the time. But when have WE ever said it over in the SHE-HULK book? Really. Trust us, WE'RE good for it. So... After She-Hulk and SPOILER went and SPOILERED, it's time to deal with the fall out! And that leads to a SPOILER with SPOILER!!! Miss this one, and you'll be kicking yourself in the CENSORED for months!
Written by Andy Diggle Art by Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan and Richard Friend Cover by Yu Collecting the beautifully illustrated 6-issue miniseries! In Tokyo, A.D. 2063, Renjiro is caught between a lifetime of loyalty to his Yakuza clan and the iron-fisted might of the military elite, and he will soon learn that the only way to avoid total annihilation is to play both sides against the middle.
by Bates & Delaney It begins with the pursuit of a home run ball and ends with the downfall of America's greatest pastime. One man will rock the very institution of Baseball down to its foundation in pursuit of the American dream... and lots and lots of money.
Written by Gilbert Hernandez Art and Cover by Hernandez From Gilbert Hernandez, the award-winning co-creator of Love & Rockets - the series that defined alternative comics - comes SLOTH, Hernandez's first original graphic novel, presented in breathtaking black and white by Vertigo. Troubled teenager Miguel Serra becomes a walking urban legend after he wills himself into a coma and wakes up one year later virtually unchanged - except for his sloth-like pace. Discover how a haunted lemon orchard, a mysterious goatman and murder collide as Miguel, his girlfriend Lita and their friend Romeo take on the teenage wasteland of suburbia. Will it be love or rock-and-roll suicide? Find out in SLOTH, a surrealistic romantic drama in the spirit of David Lynch that takes the art of sequential storytelling to new heights in its use of light and shadow.
by Zeb Wells & Jeevan Kang Here comes Virgin's 'Director's Cut' Line! Created by acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur (Oscar-nominated Director of Elizabeth and The Four Feathers) along with comics rising star, Zeb Wells! Jessica Peterson-Born: 1981. First Kiss: 1996. Graduated with Honors: 2002. Moved to Los Angeles: 2006. Within three years, she will have killed 68 men. Student... Waitress... Mass-Murderer. Jessica Peterson is... The Snake Woman!
Luke Skywalker faces a squad of stormtroopers when he attempts to bring his boyhood friend Imperial officer Janek 'Tank' Sunber over to the Rebellion. Was Tank's plan to defect discovered by the Empire before he could get away, or are the troopers a plot to trick the Alliance into letting Sunber into the heart of their operations? It might not even matter, because while Luke is off on his renegade rescue mission, the Rebel Fleet comes under attack-from inside the command ship! • A compelling new story set between the events of A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back exploring the Rebel Alliance's desperate struggle against the Galactic Empire, delivered in style by writer Rob Williams (Cla$$war; SW Tales) and artist Brandon Badeaux (Superman: Man of Steel, SW Empire) Star Wars © 2006 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All rights reserved. Used under authorization. Text and illustrations for Rebellion are © 2006 Lucasfilm Ltd.
by Tony Lee & Sam Hart In the war against the bugs, meet Rookie Will Tanner and the Mobile Infantry unit Tamari's Tigers! When a simple retrieval mission goes wrong, Will finds himself trapped on a world of bugs with a Sergeant he doesn't trust. Collects issues #1-4 of the bestselling series, and based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein. Plus, a gallery of pin-ups and additional artwork are available in this collected edition.
by Steve Ahlquist, Chris Reilly, & Ben Towle Witness SLG's top creators take on tales of this bizarre pugilist and his nonsensical antics throughout history. He's like Dr. Sam Beckett from Quantum Leap except he makes things worse! He's like Forrest Gump except he's an enormous bucket! He's Boxing Bucket!
Written by Mark Waid & Tony Bedard Art by Barry Kitson, Adam DeKraker & Mick Gray Cover by Kitson Brainiac wants to bring Dream Girl back from the dead… and only the memories of a deadly enemy can help!
Written by Mark Verheiden Art and cover by Ethan Van Sciver The Martian Manhunter attacks Batman! Parasite and Titano return! And Superman's allegiance will be tested as writer Mark Verheiden (SUPERMAN) and Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH) begin an epic 5-part arc involving many of the DCU's alien heroes, including members of the Green Lantern Corps!
Written by Jeph Loeb Art and cover by Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines Don't miss this explosive collection featuring SUPERMAN/ BATMAN #20-25, the issues that reunited writer Jeph Loeb with the dynamic art team of Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines! Can the World's Finest pair take on a squad of revenge-seeking heroes who are on the hunt for the murderer of one of their teammates? Things are sure to heat up fast, because Batman and Superman are at the top of their suspect list! And how do Darkseid, Lex Luthor, Superwoman and Batwoman fit into all of this? DC's two greatest icons go through the wringer and across multiple dimensions for an explosive finale that ties up many of the story elements started in SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOL. 1: PUBLIC ENEMIES.
Written by Joe Kelly, Marv Wolfman and Jeph Loeb Art by Ed Benes, Lee Bermejo, Howard Chaykin, Ian Churchill, Karl Kerschl, Phil Jimenez, Dan Jurgens, Ed McGuinness, Jerry Ordway, Tim Sale and various Cover by TK The Earth-2 Man of Steel saw his world fall apart during the events of the original CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, and now the secret is finally revealed about what happened to him, Lois, and the other remaining survivors of the Crisis - Alex Luthor of Earth-3 and Superboy from Earth Prime! In this collection including SUPERMAN #226, ACTION COMICS #836, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #649 and stories from INFINITE CRISIS SECRET FILES 2006, relive the arrival of Kal-L, the Last Son of Krypton! Learn how he grew up to be the greatest hero of Earth-2. Then watch as Superman is caught by the one person he can't defeat - Lois Lane - and witness the undying love story of the greatest couple of Earth-2, and how their love could bring about the end of the universe. This volume also includes a special origin album by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, the creative team behind SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS!
Written by J. Torres Art by Todd Nauck, Mike Norton and Lary Stucker Cover by Sean Galloway The action never stops in this volume collecting TEEN TITANS GO #16-20, as the Titans confront a rampaging Wildebeest, teach the hot-tempered Hotshot the value of patience, battle an army of zombies, find themselves trapped in a deadly video game with the Titans East and more!
Written by Douglas Rushkoff Art and cover by Liam Sharp The resistance regroups in Part 1 of the 3-part story 'Down to Egypt.' Jake is now a fugitive, and his RFID-implanted dog Bucky must divert the army. Heir-turned-revolutionary Alec Middleton - like his Biblical counterpart, Joseph - reveals his hidden allegiances. And Amos gets lucky.
Meet Laura and Doc Phazer, Thunder Monkey's family. But before you get comfortable, know that the Coronas are back, and they're not alone. One of their new associates is big enough to match Thunder Monkey. Wounded from last issue's encounter, will Thunder Monkey be able to save Laura from the cold-blooded El Soñador? Luchador fans are about to get their money's worth!
Simon Furman (w), Don Figueroa (a & c) For those of you craving unchecked, cover-to-cover giant robot action (guaranteed no humans!) on an epic scale, look no further than this special space epic. So far, in 'Infiltration,' we've had tantalizing hints about the state of play elsewhere in the TRANSFORMERS universe, but now we look in on Cybertron itself, unlocking a dark, dark chapter in the planet's history, one that is about to hit the Autobots and Decepticons again… full force! By the Beast Wars team supreme of Simon Furman and Don Figueroa. This special four-part series will tell one complete, self-contained cosmic epic. What's more, each issue will feature a wraparound cover from Figueroa, all four of which combine to present one huge image, and a variant cover from Fig, too. *Covers will be shipped in a 1-to-1 ratio. *Retailers: See your order form for special incentives
by Chris Yambar & George Broderick Jr. The Twerp may be the smallest kid in the third grade, but he's the only person that can stop the hostile alien warships threatening to destroy the planet. Armed with novelty items ordered from his favorite comic books and the crime fighting tips of his idol, the Blue Baboon, the Twerp proves that size doesn't matter. And where is the Secret Citizen Squad? Out getting more donuts!
Written by ROBERT KIRKMAN Pencils & Cover by TOM RANEY 'MAGICAL' PART 1(OF 3) He's a media darling, a vital part of the X-Men dynamic and the newest member of the team. His name-The Magician! Watch him live up to his name in ways you could never conceive. There is more-much, much more about this new mutant than any suspect. Plus-the fallout from the Shi'ar's test on Jean Grey has drastically unanticipated consequences
Written by ED BRUBAKER Pencils & Wraparound Cover by BILLY TAN 'THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SHI'AR EMPIRE' Parts 1 & 2! A brand new era for the Uncanny X-Men begins here! Fresh off X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, Ed Brubaker takes the helm of Marvel's mighty mutants. Billy Tan joins Ed for a story that won't just affect earth, but will rock the foundations of the entire galaxy! Vulcan is out for revenge and has his sites set on the Shi'Ar Empire! Get ready for the ride of your life! A perfect starting point for any new reader!
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti Art and cover by Daniel Acuña This ain't your father's Freedom Fighters! Meet the all-new Phantom Lady, Doll Man, Human Bomb and the Ray - members of the government task force known as SHADE - in a new 8-issue miniseries based on concepts by Grant Morrison, written by the acclaimed team of Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray (Jonah Hex, Crisis Aftermath: Battle For Blüdhaven) and featuring the art of rising superstar Daniel Acuña (JLA and Outsiders covers)! These Freedom Fighters are the country's first line of defense against super-powered threats and terrorists. But when the government has become corrupt, how far will they have to go to protect the country? And what of Uncle Sam? Has the embodiment of the spirit of America really been forced underground?
written by ROBERT KIRKMAN art by TONY MOORE, CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN cover by CHARLIE ADLARD This hardcover features the first 12 issues of the hit series along with the covers for the issues all in one oversized hardcover volume. Perfect for long time fans, new readers and anyone needing a slightly heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead. A special edition is also available signed by ROBERT KIRKMAN and CHARLIES ADLARD and limited to 300 copies. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #1-12

Written by PETER DAVID Penciled by DENNIS CALERO Cover by RYAN SOOK CIVIL WAR Tie-in! Jamie Madrox comes face to face with the thing that terrifies him the most: Having to make a decision. The divisiveness of CIVIL WAR has spread to his own team, as half of them want to cooperate with the government, while the other half wants to take a stand against it. It's Jamie's decision that may well decide whether X-Factor stands or cracks apart...and things aren't being helped by Quicksilver, who offers Rictor the opportunity to get his powers back -- but at what price? Guest starring QUICKSILVER!
Written by C. B. CEBULSKI Penciled by KEI KOBAYASHI Cover by CLAIRE WENDLING Our storytellers turn their attention to the American South this month and tap the terrifying traditions of New Orleans in a retelling of the romance of Rogue and Gambit. When a voodoo priestess named Mystique meets a young girl who can speak with the spirits of the recently deceased, she tries to bend the girl's will and use her abilities for evil. They soon learn it's unwise to upset the ghosts and ghouls of the South, and it's up to a mysterious Cajun stranger to set things right!



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