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LGBTQ Previews June 2019 Part 2

June sees the end of Gillen and McKelvie’s Wicked + Divine series! Is that the sound of wailing in the distance? Mariko Tamaki’s Harley Quinn book for DC Ink comes out! Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran collaborated on Snow Glass Apples! It’s a good month for trade waiters with collections of Miles Morales, DC Bombshells, Ironheart, a couple Vertigo books, Man-Eaters, Monstress, and few others!

Part one of the Previews list covering comics, trades, and graphic novels from publishers such as Boom, Archie, DE, small press, and indies is here! Look for yaoi and yuri manga here!

People’s names listed in bold are either LGBT+ or supportive. Credit where credit is due – Andy Mangels because this was his idea and wrote many such lists and to Mike McDermott and Steven Leitman for their suggestions and input about several series that have been added to the list! Notice something missing that should be on the list? Please send a message!

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Neil Gaiman, P Craig Russell, and Scott Hampton
While caged to a giant tree, Shadow is visited by multiple bizarre creatures and comes to a revelation about his journey through the god war! The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a graphic novel! APR190243

Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, Matt Kindt, and Sharlene Kindt
From the world of Black Hammer comes a truly gripping tale of war and intrigue! The Black Hammer Squadron comes face-to-face with the Nazis, the Soviets, and the aerial killer The Ghost Hunter in a final showdown to save the family at the center of the fight. APR190226

BLACK HAMMER AGE OF DOOM #12 $3.99 Page 98
Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, and Dave Steward
The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga concludes! In this final episode of the Age of Doom series, all the questions are finally answered about what put our heroes on the farm, why, and where we go from here. APR190232

CALAMITY KATE #4 $3.99 Page 103
Magdalene Visaggio, Corin Howell, Valentina Pinto
From the Eisner and GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer of the breakout hit Kim & Kim and DC Comics’ Eternity Girl with Gerard Way, and artist on IDW’s Ghostbusters and X-Files, comes this modern-day adventure of heroes and monsters. Everything comes to a boiling point as Kate comes face-to-face with the monsters she fights and the demons inside her in this conclusion to the hit series! APR190264

Cecil Castellucci and Gabriele Bagnoli
Relive the classic Disney fairy tale through the first-person perspective of Snow White herself in this comic retelling. Snow is more than a damsel in distress; she possesses a heart and soul that yearn for knowledge, love, and acceptance. But confined to the castle with her stepmother the queen, is life beyond only a dream? The classic tale of Snow White told through the perspective of Snow herself! APR190317

INVISIBLE KINGDOM #4 $3.99 Page 106
G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward
Suddenly, Vess is the Sundog’s unlikely new crew member, and Grix is at the forefront of an unexpected battle-but their earth-shattering discovery won’t shake their faith or ferocity. They’re unquestionably in this together . . . but who will help them? And how much time is left before Vess and the Sundog are captured . . . or worse? APR190277

SNOW GLASS APPLES HC $17.99 Page 101
Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran
A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by New York Times bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran! A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren’t so happily ever after. From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy and Nebula Award-winning, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran! APR190247

Jody Houser, Andrew Robinson, Miguel Sepulveda & Various
Newly graduated Lieutenant Shivani Singh wants to defend the Dominion on the front lines, but it will take more than good grades and confidence to survive on the edge of zerg space. Jody Houser is joined by Blizzard Entertainment comics writer Andrew R. Robinson, with art by Miguel Sepulveda. Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries, which is based on an original story by Blizzard Entertainment’s Starcraft game team and Andrew R. Robinson. APR190301

STRANGER THINGS SIX #2 $3.99 Page 96
Jody Houser, Edgar Salazar & Various
Trapped inside the mysterious Hawkins Laboratory, gifted teen Francine struggles with nightmares and dark flashbacks as Dr. Brenner attempts to truly unlock her precognitive powers. And an old friend tries to make amends-but can she really trust him? The first prequel comic series for Stranger Things. APR190216


BATGIRL #36 $3.99 Page 10
Mairghread Scott and Paul Pelletier
Batgirl escapes the madness of Fox’s Den only to discover Vulture is hot on her tail and itching for revenge. Does she stand a chance against this bird of prey? Meanwhile, the fight for Gordon Clean Energy rages on as the workers discover the greatest threat to their employment future is Batgirl herself! APR190442

James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II
Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, joins series artist Freddie E. Williams II as guest artist for the second issue of Batman/TMNT III! Krang’s true power has been revealed, and now it’s up to Batman and the Turtles to stop him, but their only hope may lie with the strange, yet familiar, visitor from another world. APR190452

CATWOMAN #12 $3.99 Page 18
Joelle Jones and Fernando Blanco
Chaos reigns in Villa Hermosa as all the bad guys in town rush to fill the void left by the Creel family’s ouster. But as Raina Creel’s dark plot to resurrect her son comes to a gruesome crescendo, Catwoman may finally be able to put her foe down once and for all. That is, if she can reconcile her own past and find her footing again. APR190457

Marguerite Bennett, Mirka Andolfo & Various
In Gotham City, copycat Batgirls protect the homefront. In Greece, Wonder Woman faces a battalion of the undead. In London, Stargirl and Supergirl learn a dangerous family secret. And in Berlin, Zatanna attempts to thwart the evil magic that’s been released into the world. The paths of these super-heroines and more will converge as they face their greatest challenge yet. Collects DC Comics: Bombshells #7-12! APR190534

DEATHSTROKE #44 $3.99 Page 20
Christopher Priest and Carlo Pagulayan
“Deathstroke RIP” starts here. starts here! Deathstroke is dead, secretly killed at the hands of a Teen Titan. As Slade’s closest friends, enemies and frenemies pay their respects (and disrespects) to the World’s Deadliest Assassin, some uninvited guests crash the event–the Legion of Doom! But what do they want with the body of the most lethal man on the planet? And will anyone find out who killed him? A brand-new storyline begins here…with an ending you won’t see coming! APR190461

FEMALE FURIES #5 $3.99 Page 25
Cecil Castellucci and Adriana Melo
Scott Free has escaped Apokolips, and now it’s all-out war between that wretched planet and New Genesis. This is good news for the Furies, who now have a clear mission to fulfill: keep Scott Free from joining the other side. That’s bad news for Big Barda, who has fallen in love with the future Mister Miracle. It’s a race to Earth to see who can get to Scott first, and maybe Barda’s last chance to convince her sisters that they don’t have to do what Darkseid says anymore–which could be the only way she comes out of this alive herself. APR190469

HARLEY QUINN #62 $3.99 Page 29
Sam Humphries and Otto Schmidt
Harley’s life has been turned upside down, and her best friends have turned against her. Now, trapped in a magically changed Gotham City, Harley Quinn is put on trial to do something she’s never been capable of: prove her sanity–or die! APR190476

Mariko Tamaki and Steve Pugh
With just five dollars and a knapsack to her name, 15-year-old Harleen Quinzel is sent to live in Gotham City. She’s not worried, though–she’s battled a lot of hard situations as a kid, and knows her determination and outspokenness will carry her through life in the most dangerous city in the world. And when Gotham’s finest drag queen, Mama, takes her in, it seems like Harley has finally found a place to grow into her most “true true” with new best friend Ivy at Gotham High. But when Mama’s drag cabaret becomes the next victim in the wave of gentrification that’s taking over the neighborhood, Harley’s fortune takes another turn. Now Harleen is mad. In turning her anger into action, she is faced with two choices: join activist Ivy, who’s campaigning to make the neighborhood a better place to live, or team up with her anarchist friend Joker, who plans to take down Gotham one corporation at a time. From Eisner Award and Caldecott Honor-winning author Mariko Tamaki and Eisner Award-nominated artist Steve Pugh comes a coming-of-age story about choices, consequences, and how a weird kid from Gotham goes about defining her world for herself. APR190434

JUSTICE LEAGUE #25 $3.99 Page 34
Scott Snyder and Jorge Jimenez
The “Sixth Dimension” storyline wraps up in this oversize issue as Superman faces down the World Forger to save the Justice League! Can Superman withstand the might of a being that can create worlds from nothing?! Plus, with the Justice League away, Mr. Mxyzptlk’s been wreaking havoc! Can anyone on Earth stand up to the fifth-dimensional menace? APR190485

JUSTICE LEAGUE #26 $3.99 Page 35
James Tynion IV and Javi Fernandez
After being off-planet for so long, the Justice League must try to pick up the pieces of their lives–but Lex Luthor has other plans. If he has his way, he’ll show all of humanity that the Justice League will never be there in the world’s time of need! APR190486

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #12 $3.99 Page 33
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno
Newly powered up by Mordru, the Justice League Dark have become the Lords of Chaos to stop Doctor Fate before it’s too late! But will this deal with the devil cost more than Wonder Woman and her team bargained for? APR190482

MARTIAN MANHUNTER #6 $3.99 Page 38
Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo
Mars burns and the sins of J’onn J’onnz come back to kill him! J’onn will do everything in his power to save his family from H’ronnmeer’s Curse–but once they discover the type of Manhunter he really is, will they want to go anywhere with him? APR190491

NIGHTWING #61 $3.99 Page 40
Dan Jurgens and Chris Mooneyham
Bludhaven is burning! Ric Grayson and the Nightwings are helpless against the rampage of Burnback. Will they be able to pull themselves together as a team in order to prevent Bludhaven from becoming ash? Confronted with their most dire threat yet, Ric and the Nightwings must find a way to come together if lives are to be saved. APR190494

RED HOOD OUTLAW #35 $3.99 Page 42
Scott Lobdell and Pete Woods
Last time he was in Gotham City, Jason Todd pretended to be a master criminal in the underworld. This time it’s for real! With Suzie Su scared of what her new boss at the Iceberg Lounge might be capable of and Bunker questioning his own loyalty to Jason, the Red Hood’s house of cards could be headed for a collapse. And if that isn’t bad enough, Jason comes face to face with the teacher who taught him everything he knows about death and life, and Ducra isn’t at all happy about this latest twist in Jason’s story. [Included because Lobdell is using Bunker in a story line.] APR190498

SUPERGIRL #31 $3.99 Page 46
Marc Andreyko and Eduardo Pansica
The House of El is united in this Superman & Supergirl crossover! The Superman Family must unite to banish Rogol Zaar once and for all! But little do Supergirl, Superman, Superboy and Jor-El know, Rogol Zaar has brought some friends of his own…from the Phantom Zone! Supergirl not only has to make sure that Rogol Zaar doesn’t unite with his ax at all costs, but also has to deal with how the 10-year-old Superboy is now her age! This is the start of an intergalactic war you don’t want to miss! APR190504

TEEN TITANS #31 $3.99 Page 48
Adam Glass and Bernard Chang
Lobo brought Crush into this world…and now he’s gonna take her out! But the timing couldn’t be worse for the Teen Titans, with Damian’s secret prison exposed to the rest of the team, not to mention Deathstroke’s death looming over them–can the team put their drama aside to help Crush battle her deadbeat dad? Or will Lobo be the final nail in the coffin for the newest Teen Titans? APR190508

WILD STORM #24 $3.99 Page 50
Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt
The final issue. The final act. IO has betrayed the world, and Skywatch wants to burn it. The only people in the middle are Jenny Mei Sparks’ ragtag team of wounded orphans of the secret world. The storm has hit. This is how it ends. APR190511

WONDER TWINS #5 $3.99 Page 51
Mark Russell and Stephen Byrne
The much-talked-about and always-topical take on the Wonder Twins continues from irreverent and witty writer Mark Russell and artist Stephen Byrne, who captures both the humor and the heart of the siblings, exiled to Earth and interning for the Justice League. A battle royal between minor-league heroes and villains ends in tragedy and a horrifying revelation, teaching the world the true price of not taking people seriously. Always-hopeful Zan and cynical Jayna confront how circumstance (more than intent) often determines who’s labeled a hero or villain. APR190512

WONDER WOMAN #72 $3.99 Page 52
G. Willow Wilson and Jesus Merino
Diana and her compatriots have crossed from our world into a shattered land where no earthly feet have fallen in eons…but that doesn’t mean that everything there is dead and gone! If this is indeed the road to the lost Themyscira, Wonder Woman will face any danger to reach its end–but that doesn’t mean that those she’s traveling with will survive! APR190514 / APR190515 (Jenny Frison cover)

WONDER WOMAN #73 $3.99 $3.99 Page 53
Steve Orlando and Aaron Lopresti
As Wonder Woman and her compatriots travel through the broken realm, Diana relates the story of the real first time she left Themyscira…and traveled with her mother to a bizarre alternate version of their home, where Empress Hippolyta reigned with an iron fist! But the Empress didn’t take too kindly to their territorial incursion…and so Diana was forced to watch as her mother battled for her life against the worst possible version of herself! What other secrets did Dimension Chi conceal? And have any of them followed Diana back to our universe? Find out in this tale by guest-writer Steve Orlando that delivers a crucial piece of G. Willow Wilson’s epic storyline! APR190516 / APR190517 (Jenny Frisson cover)

Steve Orlando, Tim Seeley, Laura Braga & Various
At the urging of Aztek, Diana and Artemis join her for a trip to Mexico, but there’s no sightseeing on the agenda. Instead, they must rescue a long-lost Amazon who’s being held captive by rogue deity Tezcatlipoca, who’s trying to break into our world. Can these three heroes save the missing Amazon, stop a raging god and not kill one another in the process? Find out in these stories from Wonder Woman #51-55, Justice League Giant #1-2 and Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special #1. APR190572


BOOKS OF MAGIC #9 $3.99 Page 71
Kat Howard and Tom Fowler
The Cult of the Cold Flame has trapped Ellie in a book. Will she be able to take control of the situation and change her sentence? APR190456

Kat Howard & Various, Tom Fowler, Others
Collecting issues #1-6 of the new DC Vertigo series! While Tim Hunter is trying to study and attract the cutest girl in his class, there are cultists who want to kill him, believing his magical powers will eventually corrupt him, turning him into a merciless mage who will bring upon the end of magic forever! Luckily, the new substitute teacher at his school wants to mentor him and educate him in the magical arts so that he can discover the secrets behind the Books of Magic…This collection also includes The Sandman Universe Special #1! APR190536

THE DREAMING #10 $3.99 Page 24
Simon Spurrier and Bilquis Evely
The Dream Hunters chart the footsteps of their absent lord through realms infernal and external, stumbling at last upon an unexpected treasure…while the new incumbent upon the throne of the Dreaming–scared of its own mind–at last decides who, and how, to be. APR190468

HOUSE OF WHISPERS #10 $3.99 Page 32
Nalo Hopkinson, Dan Watters and Dominike “Domo” Stanton
Erzulie and her two sister-selves face off against the god of stories himself, Ananse, in a storytelling battle for the ages! If Erzulie wins, her husband becomes untangled from her houseboat; if Ananse wins, a prize most delectable comes his way. Meanwhile, the souls of the undeceased return to their bodies, and with them the guilt and pain of the memories of what they did during their soulless time. APR190481

Nalo Hopkinson, Others, Dominike “Domo” Stanton, Others
From her bayou, Erzulie scries upon the mortal realm and sees four human girls open a mysterious and magical journal filled with whispers and rumors that, if they spread, could cause a pandemic unlike any the Earth has seen, with the power to release Sopona, the loa lord of infectious disease and cousin to Erzulie, who is currently banned from the human plane. Meanwhile, a mysterious infection doctors are calling “Cotard’s Delusion” spreads, trapping countless souls in the Dreaming and leaving their physical bodies yearning for death. Issues #1-6 of the new series from DC Vertigo are collected here, along with The Sandman Universe Special #1!

LUCIFER #9 $3.99 Page 37
Dan Waters and Kelley Jones
Caliban is hungry. Starving on the streets of 19th century England, Lucifer’s son seeks his father through a deadly pact with a sadistic nobleman…and a grisly feast of forbidden flesh. Featuring: a tour through the lesser-known corners of Hell, a hunting party like no other, and special guest artist Kelley Jones. APR19049


Clive Barker, Chris Ryall, and Gabriel Rodriguez
Clive Barker’s sprawling epic begins inside a Nebraska dead letter office, where Randolph Jaffe’s quest to possess the Art sets into motion a battle between the forces of light and dark. This lushly illustrated tale is equal parts horror, fantasy, and love by one of the masters of the genre. Also included is the horrific standalone tale, “Seduth,” as well as annotations by writer Chris Ryall and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. APR190689

GLOW #4 $3.99 Page 144
Tini Howard and Hannah Templer
It’s time for the main event! The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are turning heel for one night only-but just like any good wrestling match, nothing is quite as it seems! Will the Star Primas come out on top? Or will GLOW come out swinging with a surprise upset?! APR190636

HAUNTED MANSION $9.99 Page 160
Sina Grace and Egle Bartolini
Advance solicited for September release. Welcome, foolish mortals… to the Haunted Mansion, where the crypt doors creak and the tombstones quake. The happy haunts are getting ready to throw a swinging wake, and all the goblins and ghoulies are invited-so be sure to bring your death certificate! Featuring all of your favorite grim grinning ghosts! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Disneyland’s most beloved rides with this original graphic novel! APR190684

MARILYN MANOR #1 $3.99 Page 167
Magdalene Visaggio and Marley Zarcone
Where were you in ’81? When the White House goes dark for 17 days in August, the president’s spoiled daughter and her best friend Abe-who claims to be possessed by the spirit of Abe Lincoln-throw a rager at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, unearthing long dead historical figures and government secrets that are better off buried. Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll seances, and secret passageways lead to time-bending mystical romps where past and present collide. But at what cost to Marilyn Kelleher, the world at large, and music television? Uniting the red-hot Eisner-nominated talents of writer Magdalene Visaggio and artist Marley Zarcone for the first time, Marilyn Manor explores identity, classism, appropriation, and friendship. It’s a rollicking, neon party gone out of bounds when we need it most-set just in time for the greatest pop cultural marriage to date: MTV. APR190702

David Barnett and Martin Simmonds
It’s the moment the whole story has been building to… Fergie comes face-to-face with Billy, the dad he’s never met. Or should that be Beleth, banished prince of hell? But before that, have Sid and Fergie actually found a way to stop being stuck together? And finally, Dorothy and Asif return to London with Natalie in tow for a battle royale unlike any other. Don’t miss “To the Underworld,” the smashing conclusion to our sophomore arc! APR190700


EVOLUTION #18 $3.99 Page 74
James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joe Infurnari, and Jordan Boyd
Series finale! It’s the end of the world as we know it, and everyone feels terrified. With nowhere left to run from the apocalypse all around them, hard choices will have to made, blood will have to be shed, and a species might have to die. APR190137

MAN-EATERS #9 $3.99 Page 60
Chelsea Cain and Elise McCall
“Mothers Are Magic” Introducing our new artist, Elice McCall, launching a new arc, and featuring a special “Tampon Woman and Maxi Pad Girl” team-up? That’s right. Also, unicorns. And middle schoolers. APR190158

MAN-EATERS TP VOL 2 $16.99 Page 66
Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk
Twelve-year-old Maude has a case of puberty-induced pantherism, a missing friend, a detective dad who thinks she may be a killer, a mom with a big secret, a unicorn hiding in her bedroom, and a plan to overthrow the patriarchy. From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking and Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the second arc of the unconventional coming-of-age tale-including the mental hygiene guide for girls, “What’s Happening To Me And Houw Can It Be Stopped?” Collects issues #5-8. APR190074

MONSTRESS #23 $3.99 Page 81
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
Maika is finally close to getting all the answers she ever wanted-but at what price? APR190162

MONSTRESS HC VOL 1 $49.99 Page 62
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
A teenage girl struggles to overcome the trauma of war in an alternate, matriarchal 1900s Asia that’s brimming with arcane dangers. This task is made all the more difficult by her mysterious psychic link to an eldritch monster of tremendous power-a connection that will transform them both, and place them in the crosshairs of both human and otherworldly powers. Creator/writer Marjorie Liu (who made history as the first woman to win an Eisner Award for Best Writer) and creator/artist Sana Takeda present a deluxe, oversized hardcover edition of their beloved breakout comic in Monstress Book One. This massive edition features a striking new cover and includes never-before-seen sketches, script pages, and more for over 500 pages of award-winning content. Collects issues #1-18. APR190054

PAPER GIRLS #29 $3.99 Page 83
Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chang
Part 4 of the final arc. It’s the final showdown between past, present, and future in this explosive penultimate issue of the series! APR190170

RAT QUEENS #16 $3.99 Page 85
Ryan Ferrier and Priscilla Petraites
“The Once And Future King” part one: In the wake of great change, the Rat Queens struggle to reclaim their sisterhood-just as a mysterious force of great vengeance sets its sights on Palisade. For our incorrigible band of adventurers, it’s personal. A new chapter begins here, with the all-new ongoing creative team of yan Ferrier, Priscilla Petraites, and Marcko Lesko! APR190175

UNNATURAL #10 $3.99 Page 88
Mirka Andolfo
The worst has happened: Leslie surrendered! And with her guard finally down, the evil within her just gained the upper hand. The Wolf is finally off-leash and her closest friends will be the first to taste his wrath. Is it really all over? APR19020

WALKING DEAD #192 $3.99 Page 89
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, and Cliff Rathburn
“Aftermath”: Carl fights for the Commonwealth… but who is he fighting against? APR190202

WICKED & DIVINE #45 $3.99 Page 59
Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
“Okay”, series conclusion: Thanks for reading. We’ll miss you. APR190032


AGE OF X-MAN NEXTGEN #5 $3.99 Page 72
Ed Brisson and Marcus To
The age of X-Man concludes. The students must confront the truth behind their reality! What must they sacrifice for freedom? APR190891

AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #4 $3.99 Page 74
Vita Ayala and German Peralta
The age of X-Man continues! The walls begin to crumble around the inmates! Can Bishop keep his sanity long enough to break free? APR190893

AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #5 $3.99 Page 75
Leah Williams and Georges Jeanty
The age of X-Man concludes! Some X-Tremists want to know love. Some X-Tremists want to know freedom. But some X-Tremists… just want to watch the world burn. APR190895

Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli
War of the Realms tie in. Angela vs the Queen of Heven! Angela was kidnapped at birth, stolen from her Asgardian heritage and raised an outcast in the less-than-heavenly Heven. For years, she has wandered the universe as neither a true Asgardian nor a true Angel. Now she has the chance to repay her “debt” to the Queen who stole her away. The Asgardians of the Galaxy fight for their comrade and for all of Midgard in the depths of Heven-controlled Africa! APR190762

BLACK CAT #1 $4.99 Page 26
Jed McKay and Travel Foreman
All new ongoing series. The Black Cat is back and starring in her first ever ongoing series! Felicia Hardy has a taste for the finer things in life and a certain set of skills that can get her into any mansion, vault or museum to…procure said finer things. But due to her actions in Amazing Spider-Man Felicia’s not only on the run from the police but also by the New York Theives Guild and their boss Odessa Drake! High-octane heists, climactic chases and twist after twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat like a cat on a perch. In this issue: Find out a secret from Cat’s past in a bonus story that sets a foundation for the future! All this and an all-new Marvel Meow short story by Nao Fuji! [Black Cat has been bisexual in the past. Will the creative team keep and explore this aspect of the character?] APR190773

BLACK PANTHER #13 $3.99 Page 57
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuna
“Two Thousand Seasons” starts here. Weeks ago, the Black Panther disappeared on a mission into deep space, leaving behind his country, his family and the woman he loves. Find out at last what Wakanda Prime has done without its king. As the race against N’Jadaka’s expansion continues, the goddess Bast makes a dramatic move and T’Challa reaches out for the life he left behind! APR190860

CAPTAIN MARVEL #6 & 7 $3.99 Page 16
Kelly Thompson and Annapaola Martello
War of the Realms tie in. The Dark Elf King Malekith and his allies have conquered Earth! At least, they THINK they have — and they’ve divided the spoils accordingly, with the Enchantress raising an army of the dead and staking her claim on South America. But if the Enchantress is expecting a royal welcome, she’s forgotten what she’s dealing with — Earth isn’t going down without a fight. And as Captain Marvel leads Dr Strange and Black Widow into the land of the dead, nothing about this mission will be what our heroes expect. APR190752

Captain Marvel’s got a magical right hook — but what happens when she loses her mighty fists? When a powerful spell from the Enchantress causes Carol and Dr Strange to body-swap, everything about their mission is called into question. What was once a covert ops mission with Black Widow to take down the Enchantress and her “Land of the Dead” is now a comedy of errors — casting spells wasn’t exactly covered in Carol’s military training. But Carol Danvers is more than her powers, and the Enchantress is about to discover that the hard way. APR190756

CHAMPIONS #6 $3.99 Page 14
Jim Zub and Steven Cummings
War of the Realms tie in. A global team vs a global threat! The Champions must hold the line or Earth will fall to creatures and chaos! Even if they succeed, these young heroes are about to lose one of their own. APR190748

Jim Zub and Steven Cummings
The world still needs heroes — and there are heroes all over the world! A new era begins as the Champions go global! Under Ms. Marvel’s leadership, an army of young adventurers is saving people and improving lives across the planet — but something sinister lurks beneath the surface. A dark secret that could destroy the team and everything they stand for! When the dream is at stake, what would you be willing to sacrifice to keep it alive? One of the Champions makes a choice that will haunt them for the rest of their days, and now the villain behind that decision has everything they need to shatter the next generation of heroes! Is this the ultimate sacrifice or the ultimate betrayal? Ms. Marvel will find out the truth, even if it kills her. Collecting Champions (2019) #1-4. APR190963

P Craig Russell, Jimmy Palmiotti, Darick Robertson, and Mark Texeira
Conan the Barbarian hunts one of the world’s greatest treasures! In an action-packed adaptation by P. Craig Russell, Conan seeks the prized Teeth of Gwahlur. But when he discovers that a former dancing girl is being compelled to pose as a long-dead oracle, can he use this knowledge to outfox his opponents on the hunt for the jewels? Plus: In more action-packed tales by top-flight talent, a king’s daughter is kidnapped by a sorcerer — and only Conan and the girl’s sister can save her! And intrigued by a leader known as the “Mad King of Gaul,” Conan joins his army — but when tragedy strikes, will Conan be worthy to wear the crown? Collecting Conan and the Jewels of Gwlhur #1-3, Conans and the Daughters of Midora, Conand and the Mad King of Gaul and Conan: THe Weight of the Crown. APR190959

DOCTOR APHRA #33 $3.99 Page 92
Simon Spurrier and Wilton Santos
Unspeakable Rebel Superweapon: part 2. Counting the cost of her incorrigible thievery, sticky-fingered archaeologist Dr Aphra is at the mercy of Rebel High Command. But things are about to get stickier. What’s the one thing every galactic treasure hunter knows for sure? Exes never mark the spot. APR190933

DOMINO HOTSHOTS #4 $3.99 Page 83
Gail Simone and David Baldeon
The immense power of the Creation Constellation is in reach! The only thing between it and Domino’s squad is…each other?! Which of these knockouts are gonna get knocked out?! APR190905

GIANT MAN #3 $3.99 Page 22
Leah Williams and Marco Castiello
War of the Realms tie in! The bigger they are…Moonstone’s army of primordial Frost Giants is gaining in number with every passing moment. Only Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath and Atlas can stop them! But an unseen enemy is about to get in their way. APR190766

Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw
The Guardians of the Galaxy vs. the Dark Guardians vs. Hela and the Black Order! It’s all out chaos, and it’s about to get a whole lot worse…with the resurrection of Thanos! [Phyla and Moondragon, or at least a version of them, are in the series.] APR190849

Donny Cates, Al Ewing, Tini Howard, Zac Thompson & Lonnie Nadler, and Yildiray Cinar, Ibrahim Moustafa, Felipe Andrade & more
Since the Black Order’s attack on the galaxy’s greatest defenders, the cosmos has been wtihout its heroes. Find out what really happened to Nova, Quasar, Adam Warlock, and Darkhawk! And who better to tell this story than Cosmo, the Spacedog? APR190844

INVADERS – a new series in a modern day setting by Chip Zdarsky and Carlos Magno starts in January. The solicitation doesn’t mention Union Jack or Destroyer though it seems inevitable that either or both will appear at some point.

IRONHEART #7 $3.99 Page 62
Eve L Ewing and Luciano Vecchio
The IQ on this team-up is off the charts! Nadia Van Dyne, A.K.A. the Unstoppable Wasp, swings by Chicago to visit Ironheart…but neither of them was expecting a zombie invasion! Can these two girl geniuses put their heads together and figure out what’s turning ordinary Chicagoans into the walking dead? Read and find out, True Believers! APR190874

Eve L Ewing, Kevin Libranda, Luciano Vecchio, and Beaulieu Geoffrey
Riri Williams steps boldly out of Tony Stark’s shadow to forge her own future! When one of Spider-Man’s old foes holds a group of world leaders hostage, Ironheart must step up her game. But she’s thrown for a loop when an old acquaintance from Chicago re-enters her life! Caught between her need for independence and her obligations at M.I.T., Ironheart needs to make some tough decisions! Luckily, Riri has a will of steel, a heart of iron and a new A.I. on her side! Unluckily, the search for a kidnapped friend will send her stumbling into an ancient power — and it’s deadly! Plus: When Miles Morales goes missing, who better to search for him than his fellow Champion, Riri — who he’s never actually gotten along with that well! Collecting issues #1-6. APR190962

Saladin Ahmed and Minkyu Jung
Traipsing across an unfamiliar planet with a gorgeous alien prince is fun…but doing that with your disapproving parents in tow? Significantly less fun. Can Kamala balance family and romance? Or is this strange new relationship dead on arrival? APR190867

Saladin Ahmed and Alitha Martinez, Ron Ackins & Vanesa Del Rey
After the dramatic conclusion of the first arc, Miles has to take stock in his life. What do his parents think of all of this? How do his friends, particularly Bombshell, react to what’s happened? APR190833

Saladin Ahmed and Javier Garron
Miles Morales swings back into the spotlight! When the rampaging Rhino and a cadre of mysterious criminals start plaguing Brooklyn, things take a dark turn for the young Spider-Man! What mystery lurks under the surface of this newest villainous uprising? Why does the Rhino have minions? And who is the new antagonist who may just become Miles’ most dangerous foe? Maybe Captain America has the answers! Then, get ready for…Miles Morales’ day off! Vice Principal Drutcher is determined to figure out the reason for his student’s tardiness and absences, so Miles, Judge and Barbara must stay one step ahead by playing hooky — while our hero tries to keep his secret safe from all of them! Plus: the quiet-but-deadly Tombstone! And introducing…Starling! Is she friend or foe? And is she single? Collecting issues #1-6. APR190958

RUNAWAYS #22 $3.99 Page 66
Rainbow Rowell and Andres Genolet
Things are going so well for Gert and Victor. That can’t possibly bode well, can it? It already hasn’t boded well for Chase, who has unresolved feelings on the matter. Karolina is keeping a secret from the rest of the Runaways and Nico in particular. The fallout could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back for your favorite teens. APR190880

SHURI #8 $3.99 Page 56
Nnedi Okorafor and Rachel Stott
All of Wakandan history and culture is under threat as the Space Lubber that followed Shuri all the way from the depths of space back to Wakanda makes its move! To stop it, Shuri and her allies will have to go deep into the Vibranium mines — which doesn’t sit well with the claustrophobic Storm! APR190859

STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #3 $3.99 Page 91
Jody Houser and Roge Antonio
The net closes! The traitors of the Rebel Alliance have made their presence known! Will the heroes of the Empire be able to salvage the mission and save the day? And at what cost? APR190931

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7 & 8 $3.99 Page 23
Christos Gage and Lan Medina
War of the Realms tie in. Like the rest of America, the West Coast is overrun with Frost Giants and in chaos! But Otto Octavius doesn’t settle for chaos and will win the War of the Realms single handedly. Well, maybe not single-handedly. He needs minions. Super-minions! So he recruits the West Coast Avengers! [Max Modell and Skein/ Moth are in the supporting cast.] APR190767

Otto Octavius and Quentin Quire – BFFs! With America Chavez as the power, transportation and…well…only real hero, can Superior Spider-Man and the West Coast Avengers help turn the tide against Malekith and his forces? APR190768

THANOS #3 $3.99 Page 53
Tini Howard and Ariel Olivetti
Gamora’s training starts now! But will this new bond between them grow in the face of an oncoming war? Meanwhile, Thanos’ proto-Black Order plots a mutiny! APR190853

TONY STARK IRON MAN #13 $3.99 Page 24
Gail Simone and Paolo Villanelli
War of the Realms tie in. The concluding chapter to this special War of the Realms tie in. story, as Iron Man finds himself struggling against the ancient mystical forces he has the least power to resist. Tony fights an ancient winged calamity AND his own technology with the lives of everyone at Stark Unlimitedhanging in the balance! APR190769

Ryan North and Derek Charm
War of the Realms tie in! The historic team-up of Ratatoskr – Asgardian chaos squirrel god – and Squirrel Girl – Midgardian squirrel, uh, girl – has not gone well! Well, that’s not technically true: it’s gone well for Ratatoskr, who now has a human identity to play with…but this team-up hasn’t technically saved anyone yet. And now it probably never will! Squirrel Girl realizes that Ratatoskr isn’t playing by the rules, and they split up! But can one girl save all of North America? And does one Asgardian chaos squirrel god have machinations going on beneath the surface? Answers to these questions, plus fights, plus friendship, plus Frost Giants, PLUS some public domain poetry all await you! APR190763

UNCANNY X-MEN #19 & 20 $3.99 Page 76
Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Gomez, and Salvador Larroca
First – learn the truth about the Hellfire Club’s involvement in the X-Men’s quest. Then, the mutant race faces elimination at the hands of a vaccine erasing the X-Gene from future generations.APR190897

First – learn the truth about the Hellfire Club’s involvement in the X-Men’s quest. Then, the mutant race faces elimination at the hands of a vaccine erasing the X-Gene from future generations. APR190898

UNSTOPPABLE WASP #9 $3.99 Page 52
Jeremy Whitley and Gurihuri
A.I.M. has crashed the G.I.R.L. expo, and this science fair just got deadly serious! Nadia and her lab mates will need all their expertise for this showdown — it’s time to see some true Genius in Action! APR190852

Kelly Thompson, Danielle Di Nicuolo and Gang-Hyuk Lim
Marvel Boy is back, and his timing couldn’t be worse! What house of horrors awaits the West Coast Avengers? And what familiar face is going to throw a wrench into Kate Bishop’s less-than-well-oiled team? Could it be Kate’s former boyfriend, the Kree warrior Noh-Varr? Yes it could! Your favorite Hawkeye’s relationship with Fuse is looking shaky, and the last thing she wants is her hot ex hanging around! Meanwhile, something foul is afoot in the City of Angels, courtesy of the newly formed Masters of Evil West Coast! Creepy Hollywood cults and gruesome blood sacrifices? This is a job for the Whackos! Kate and your other favorite Hawkeye must lead the fight to save the “chosen one” — America Chavez! But who is their mysterious and powerful new ally? Collecting WestCoast Avengers (2018) #5-10. APR190956

X-FORCE #9 $4.99 Page 81
Ed Brisson and Dylan Burnett
X-Force is split between a Stryfe and a hard place! The clock is ticking! Plus: The return of Rachel Summers! APR190903

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