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LGBTQA Previews August 2022 Part 2

This monthly column features comics, graphic novels, and books from Dark, Horse, DC, Image, IDW, and Marvel. You’ll find items from publishers such as BOOM, Archie, Black Mask, Vault, other small and indy presses in part one. Manga has its own page this time around. Find it here.

The strange code with letters and numbers after each item are Diamond order codes for easy ordering with your comic shop! Items from are in this list. Names of people marked in bold are queer or ally creators!

Credit where credit is due – Andy Mangels because this was his idea and wrote many such lists and to Mike McDermott for his 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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DARK HORSE

BARBALIEN RED PLANET TP $19.99 Page 153
Tate Brombal, Jeff Lemire, and Gabriel Walta
Mark Markz has found his place on Earth as both a decorated police officer and as the beloved superhero, Barbalien. But in the midst of the AIDS crisis, hatred from all sides makes balancing these identities seem impossible-especially when a Martian enemy from the past hunts him down to take him back, dead or alive. Collects issues #1-#5 of the series. JUN220573 (OFFERED AGAIN)

CALAMITY KATE TP VOL 1 $17.99 Page 153
Magdalene Visaggio and Corin Howell
Kate Strand reboots her destructive life and moves to LA to be the superhero she always wanted to be-Calamity Kate: gun-toting monster killer. With her latest career change, she faces new challenges, relationships, and competition; desperate to show she’s worth a damn in a world overrun by zombies, vampires, demons, goblins, and the ultimate monster bounty: the Seven Fabled Beasts of Yore. Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries. JUN220574 (OFFERED AGAIN)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 1 ORIGINAL QUEST $29.99 Page 153
Richard Pini and Wendy Pini
Discover the legendary ElfQuest! Chief Cutter and the Wolfriders are driven from their forest home by threat of annihilation. As they wander an ever-changing landscape in search of a new home, they are confronted by fearful and vengeful humans, power-hungry trolls, and other mysterious elfin tribes. Alliances are forged, enemies discovered, and savage battles fought in this epic fantasy adventure! Collects ElfQuest #1-#20. The entire Original Quest in stunning black and white, under one cover! Winner of the Golden Pen Award from the Young Adult Advisory Committee! A value-priced 720-page collection! Celebrate 35 years of ElfQuest! JUN220575 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 2 $29.99 Page 153
Richard Pini and Wendy Pini
The elves have reclaimed the Palace of the High Ones, but it is not the safe haven they believed. New threats loom as Winnowill, lord of Blue Mountain, vows to destroy all trace of the Wolfriders, and Cutter’s rival Rayek is overcome with power. Collects ElfQuest: Siege at Blue Mountain #1-#8 and Kings of the Broken Wheel #1-#9. JUN220576 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 3 $29.99 Page 153
Richard Pini and Wendy Pini
The legacy of Wendy and Richard Pini’s ElfQuest continues! Experience the dreams of the Wolfriders during their deep sleep as they await the passage of ten thousand years to reunite the tribes-and enjoy the lavishly colored stories of the tribe’s history. Collects ElfQuest: Dreamtime and ElfQuest: Hidden Years. JUN220577 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 5 $29.99 Page 153
Richard Pini and Wendy Pini
The latest collection of the classic fantasy series by Wendy and Richard Pini continues the canonical adventures of the Wolfriders. With Cutter leading his warriors against the human warlord Grohmul Djun, his chief-daughter Ember takes her tribemates far away into unknown lands, where she pits her skills and courage against new threats and unexpected revelations. This fifth volume of the New York Times best-selling series weighs in at a hefty 760 pages. It collects material from Elfquest: Hidden Years #16-29, as well as the entire ”Wild Hunt” sequence from Elfquest comics (vol.2). A stunning collection of art and story from Wendy and Richard Pini and others. JUN220578 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 6 $24.99 Page 153
Richard Pini, Wendy Pini, and Sonny Strait
This new treasury of the classic fantasy series by Wendy and Richard Pini collects deeper cuts of canonical backstories and Wolfrider essentials. Discover how humans, looking to escape their own barren lands, invade Bearclaw’s forest and cause unseen disaster for the elves. Also collected are stories showcasing the deep bond of brotherhood between Cutter and Skywise. Whether hatching a plan to steal treasure from the Troll King, or dealing with magical madness that reverts one of them to feral wolf-mind, adventure is never far away from these two! This volume of the New York Times bestselling series weighs in at over 500 pages. It collects short stories and full series including Wolfrider, Homespun,Troll Games, and Soul Names, The Heart’s Way, Jury, Wolfshadow, Full Circle, Searcher and the Sword, and The Discovery. JUN220579 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 7 $29.99 Page 153
Richard Pini, Wendy Pini, and Sonny Strait
Generation after generation, for thousands of years, the elves of the World of Two Moons sought refuge from the savagery of their primitive planet. For a while, it seemed they had found it in the legendary Palace of the High Ones. Within, Chief Cutter and his tribe of Wolfriders avoid nature’s wrath and the threat of an ever-expanding human population. Yet comfort comes at a price. The seductive magical influence of the Palace may lead to the feral elves’ undoing and Cutter realizes he must embark upon the most important quest of all! Collects ElfQuest: The Final Quest volumes 1-4.
JUN220580 (OFFERED AGAIN) (NEW PTG)

ENIGMA DEFINITIVE ED HC $24.99 Page 153
Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo
Enigma is a visceral, post-modern tale of self-discovery and sexual identity told against the backdrop of outrageous superheroes and villains. Michael Smith lives a meaningless life. But when the weird characters from Enigma, his favorite childhood comic seem to come to life, Michael embarks upon an increasingly obsessive crusade to uncover the incredible secret behind their improbable existence . . . and ultimately, his own. Considered a classic and groundbreaking graphic novel for its LGBTQIA+ themes when first released–featuring the first gay superhero in mainstream comics. With a brand-new cover by Duncan Fegredo and a treasure trove of nearly 50 pages of extras including development art, color sketches, and behind-the-scenes notes into the making of this celebrated story. JUN220582 (OFFERED AGAIN)

FIFTH BEATLE THE BRIAN EPSTEIN STORY LTD ED HC $99.99 Page 153
Vivek J. Tiwary and Andrew Robinson,
The Fifth Beatle is the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager who discovered and guided the Beatles to unprecedented international stardom-yet died painfully lonely at the young age of thirty-two. More than merely the story of “The Man Who Made the Beatles,” The Fifth Beatle is an uplifting, tragic, and ultimately inspirational human story about the desire to leave behind a legacy, amidst the struggle to overcome crushing personal obstacles and insurmountable odds. JUN220583 (OFFERED AGAIN)

FLUTTER COLLECTION TP $24.99 Page 153
Jennie Wood and Jeff McComsey
The entire Flutter saga in a single volume for the first time!
Fifteen year-old Lily shape-shifts into a boy to get the girl. Chaos ensues from pretending to be someone she’s not. While coming to terms with who she really is and what she’s done, Lily learns that life as a boy is just as difficult. JUN220584 (OFFERED AGAIN)

INVISIBLE KINGDOM TP VOL 1 $19.99 Page 153
G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward
The exhilarating first arc of the hit ongoing series! An epic new sci-fi saga from the acclaimed team of Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning author G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Wonder Woman) and Eisner Award-winning artist Christian Ward (Black Bolt). In a far-flung galaxy’s small solar system, two women-one a young religious acolyte, the other a hard-bitten freighter pilot-uncover a conspiracy between the leaders of the most dominant religion and an all-consuming megacorporation. On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair must decide where their loyalties lie-and risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth. Collects Invisible Kingdom: Walking the Path #1-#5. JUN220585 (OFFERED AGAIN)

INVISIBLE KINGDOM TP VOL 2 EDGE OF EVERYTHING $19.99 Page 153
G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward
The explosive aftermath of their shocking discovery has pushed captain Grix and acolyte Vess to the furthest reaches of their solar system. Once unknowing pawns of the most ubiquitous religion and pervasive megacorporation, the now-renegade team is alone after revealing to the world that these “enemy” groups are in cahoots-but not for long. And when their crew encounters a group of ruthless spacefaring privateers, they might not be safe for long either. Collects issues #6-#10 of the series. JUN220586 (OFFERED AGAIN)

INVISIBLE KINGDOM TP VOL 3 $19.99 Page 153
G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward
The Eisner Award winning series concludes! Just when the crew of the Sundog thought they’d made it through the most dangerous edge of space-they are taken by a faction of mysterious new Nones to an even further and more deadly place: The Point of No Return. As revolution looms, these Siblings of Rebirth have an unthinkable mission to carry out, and they can’t do it without Vess . . . or with Grix in the picture. But who can be trusted? And will Vess choose destruction . . . or love? JUN220587 (OFFERED AGAIN)

KILLER QUEENS $19.99 Page 153
David M. Booher and Claudia Balboni
They put the sass in assassin! Meet Max & Alex. Reformed intergalactic assassins-for-hire. On the run. Also super gay. Their former boss-a fluffy monkey with a jetpack-is hot on their tail to take back his stolen ship. They gotta eat (tacos preferably), so they take a mission from Alex’s old flame. Your standard no-kill, casualty-free kidnapping recovery from a nearby moon. Only complication? Half the moon is ruled by a fascist dictator hostile to foreigners. They’re the Killer Queens, so what could possibly go wrong. Pretty much everything. Collects the four-issue miniseries. JUN220588 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA RUINS OF EMPIRE LIBRARY ED HC $39.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino, Killian Ng, and Michelle Wong
The Earth Kingdom is at the dawn of a new age, but Korra and her team must learn to trust an unlikely ally to secure peace for the nation! Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Michelle Wong (Goosebumps: Download and Die), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of the beloved television series! Collects The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire parts one, two, and three. JUN220589 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP PART 1 RUINS OF EMPIRE $10.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino and Michelle Wong
Korra must decide who to trust as the fate of the Earth Kingdom hangs in the balance! Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Michelle Wong, with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of the beloved television series! JUN220590 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP PART 2 RUINS OF EMPIRE $12.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino and Michelle Wong
What will it take to stop a war? King Wu’s dreams of peacefully transitioning the Earth Kingdom into a democracy are in danger when Commander Guan throws his political hat in the ring, hoping to subvert the new system from the inside out. But playing fair was never part of his plan; Guan and Dr. Sheng are using terrifying new technology to cement Guan’s win! In a desperate attempt to save the Earth Kingdom from falling back into the dark days of conquest and empire, Korra and Kuvira convince an old friend to return and take the former commander on in the polls. But will it be enough?
Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and illustrated by Michelle Wong, with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of the beloved television series! JUN220591 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP PART 3 RUINS OF EMPIRE $12.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino and Michelle Wong
Kuvira’s true nature is revealed, and the Earth Kingdom will feel the consequences! Thanks to Commander Guan and Doctor Sheng’s brainwashing technology, all hope for a fair election in the Earth Kingdom is lost. Korra works with Toph, Su, and Kuvira to plan a means to rescue not just the brainwashed Mako, Bolin, and Asami, but everyone else caught up in Guan’s plan! With the Earth Empire potentially on the rise again, Kuvira pulls another trick from her sleeve . . . but whose side is she truly on? Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and illustrated by Michelle Wong, with consultation by Bryan Konietzko and Tim Hedrick, this is the ultimate continuation of the beloved television series! JUN220592 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP VOL 1 TURF WARS PT 1 $12.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino and Irene Koh
Relishing their newfound feelings for each other, Korra and Asami leave the Spirit World… but find nothing in Republic City but political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict! A pompous developer plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, potentially severing an already tumultuous connection with the spirits. What’s more, the triads have realigned and are in a brutal all-out brawl at the city’s borders — where hundreds of evacuees have relocated! In order to get through it all, Korra and Asami vow to look out for each otherfirst, they’ve got to get better at being a team and a couple! Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh and with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra! JUN220593 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP VOL 2 TURF WARS PT 2 $12.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino, Irene Koh, and Paul Reinwand
Recovering from the fight and furious for revenge, Triple Threats member Tokuga solidifies his ties with the duplicitous Wonyong. Meanwhile, when Republic City’s housing crisis reaches its peak, Zhu Li sets her sights on the biggest public figure in the city–President Raiko–in a bid for the presidency! With her friend’s success, the future of the spirit portal, and the wellbeing of Republic City’s citizens at stake, can Korra remain neutral and fulfill her duties as the Avatar? Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh, with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra! JUN220594 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TP VOL 3 TURF WARS PT 3 $12.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino and Irene Koh
When Asami is kidnapped, Korra sets out to the Spirit Wilds to find her. Now teeming with dark spirits influenced by the half spirit-half human Tokuga, the landscape is more dangerous than ever before. The two women must trust in each other and work together if they are to make it out alive. Their fate is revealed in this stunning, action-packed conclusion to The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars! JUN220595 (OFFERED AGAIN)

LEGEND OF KORRA TURF WARS LIBRARY ED HC $39.99 Page 153
Michael Dante Dimartino, Irene Koh, and Paul Reinwand
After a refreshing sojourn in the Spirit World, Korra and Asami return to Republic City but find nothing but political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict! Pompous developer Wonyong Keum plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, potentially severing an already tumultuous connection with the spirits. At the city’s edge, Zhu Li enlists everyone she can to aid the thousands of hungry and homeless evacuees who have relocated there. Meanwhile, the Triple Threats’ ruthless new leader, Tokuga, is determined to unite the other triads under his rule, no matter the cost. Collects The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars parts one, two, and three. JUN220596 (OFFERED AGAIN)

OLIVIA TWIST TP HONOR AMONG THIEVES $19.99 Page 153
Darin Strauss, Adam Dalva, and Emma Vieceli
To save a boy she barely knows, teenage orphan Olivia Twist joins THE ESTHERS, a rag-tag girl gang of thieves running free in a dangerous future. Olivia’s life in this imminent London of internment camps and strange technology gets even more complicated when she discovers that she has more power and wealth than she’s ever dreamed of. But it comes with a great cost. This volume collects issues #1-#4 of Darin Strauss, Adam Dalva, and Emma Vieceli’s Olivia. JUN220597 (OFFERED AGAIN)

ONCE & FUTURE QUEEN TP $14.99 Page 153
Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride, and Nick Brokenshire
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! Collects issues #1-#5. JUN220598 (OFFERED AGAIN)

PRIDE OMNIBUS TP $29.99 Page 153
Joe Glass and Various
In The Pride, FabMan is sick of being seen as a joke. Tired of the LGBTQ+ community being seen as inferior to straight heroes, he thinks it’s about damn time he did something about it. Bringing together some of the world’s greatest LGBTQ+ superheroes, the Pride is born to protect the world and fight prejudice, misrepresentation and injustice–not to mention a pesky supervillain or two. The Pride Adventures brings a whole host of extra, self-contained stories and adventures starring the heroes of the Pride! See the team members face down crazed shooters, invasions, and even a sixty-foot-tall drag queen! Featuring a slew of incredible artistic talent, plus stories from writers Mike Garley, Sina Grace and PJ Montgomery too! Collects the original digital series The Pride and The Pride Adventures in print for the first time. JUN220599 (OFFERED AGAIN)

STAR WARS HYPERSPACE STORIES #1 $3.99 Page 118
Amanda Deibert and Lucas Marangon
When the members of a Republic mission led by Senator Padme Amidala are abducted by the ruthless Separatist General Grievous, Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi jump to the rescue. But the operation quickly goes awry, and the Jedi find themselves cut off and surrounded by an army of battle droids! Danger and deception at the height of the Clone Wars, in Star Wars: Hyperspace #1. Series features fan-favorite heroes, vile villains, and unexpected twists and turns, brought to you by all-star authors Cecil Castellucci, Amanda Deibert, and Michael Moreci! All-new all-ages adventures from throughout the galaxy! JUN220461

STEEPLE TP $19.99 Page 153
John Allison
A supernatural tale of friendship, the devil, and moral gray areas.
Two women with wildly different worldviews become unlikely friends as they navigate the supernatural happenings in a sleepy coastal parish-and soon find themselves forced to choose sides in the war between good and evil, facing demons, curses, and a miniature Rapture! Collects issues #1-#5 of the series Steeple. JUN220603 (OFFERED AGAIN)

Stranger Things Omnibus

STEEPLE TP VOL 2 $19.99 Page 153
John Allison
Former curate Billie has moved on to a new path as a priestess in the Church of Satan. Meanwhile, her friend Maggie has made a similar switch-from Satanist to church-bound do-gooder. When a mysterious visitor is found in a cave, an ancient evil from the unknowable depths of the Pacific Ocean is hot on their heels and so is Christmas! In the midst of the madness, Billie does her best to arrange an improbable Saturnalia truce between the churches of England and Satan. JUN220604 (OFFERED AGAIN)

STRANGER THINGS OMNIBUS TP VOL 1 $29.99 Page 138
Jody Houser and Various
The first four Stranger Things stories all in one place, including a journey with Will into the Upside down, a group of Psychic teens struggling to get away from Hawkins lab, and Dustin and Suzie’s adventures at Science Camp! Collects Stranger Things: The Other Side, Stranger Things: Six, Stranger Things: Into the Fire, and Stranger Things: Science Camp. JUN220512

TRIAGE TP 1 $19.99 Page 153
Phillip Sevy
A dedicated nurse named Evelyn Pierce awakens to an unfamiliar world alongside two doppelgangers-one, a young and snarky superhero; the other, a hardened rebel military commander of a post-apocalyptic world. When a mysterious figure begins to hunt them down, the three women must work together to survive and discover why they were assembled. Collects the five-issue miniseries. JUN220605

YOUTH TP $19.99 Page 153
Curt Pires and Alex Diotto
Youth is Larry Clark’s Kids meets Chronicle. X-Men by way of Frank Ocean. It smashes together the violence of coming of age with the violence of the superhero narrative — as well as the beauty. Youth is a coming of age story that tells the story of two queer teenagers as they run away from their lives in a bigoted small town, and attempt to make their way to California. Along the way their car breaks down and they join up with a group of fellow misfits on the road. Embarking together in a van travelling the country they party and attempt to find themselves. And then something happens. Collects the original digital series YOUTH #1-#4. JUN220606 (OFFERED AGAIN)

ZODIAC STARFORCE TP VOL 2 CRIES OF THE FIRE PRINCE $17.99 Page 153
Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau
After defeating a former ZS member and her mean-girl minions the girls thought they’d get a break, but a new big-bad has come out to play and demons are overrunning the town! The UK team’s secrets are causing a rift in the Zodiac alliance and divided they may fall! The series Comics Alliance calls “your favorite new magical girl team” returns with even more laughs, crushes, and monsters in their latest adventure! Collects Zodiac Starforce: Cries of the Fire Prince #1-4. JUN220607

DC

ACTION COMICS #1046 $4.99 Page 32
Phillip Kennedy Johnson, David Lapham, and Riccardo Federici
The climactic battle for the fate of Warworld is fast approaching, and the Authority is finally reunited…but no longer as allies! As Superman fights to retrieve a mythical ancient weapon that can free the people of Warworld, Natasha Irons, Midnighter, and O.M.A.C. fight for the souls of their own teammates. Meanwhile, in the Fortress of Solitude: it’s all hands on deck as the entire Super-family joins forces to recover the Genesis fragment from one of Superman’s earliest classic enemies!

AQUAMEN takes a break this month

BATGIRLS #9 $3.99 Page 32
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Jorge Corona
After what happened with Seer, there’s no time to waste for the Batgirls as they go Batgirling back into detective mode! And this new murder hits even closer to home-literally! As Steph, Cass, and Babs are racing to put the clues together about who might be the Hill Ripper, they get an unexpected visit. Who doesn’t love a killer fight scene? Yet with all this murder going on, Steph still manages to get her flirt on! 0622DC105

BATMAN #126 $4.99 Page 1
Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Jimenez, and Belen Ortega
Batman has battled all manner of criminals, monsters, and super-villains, but nothing could have prepared him for what’s coming with Failsafe, an unstoppable foe that can outfight and outthink the Dark Knight-but could a dark connection to Batman’s past be the answer? In the backup, Catwoman is piecing together the lineage of one of Gotham’s most notorious criminal families…and it’s not for the faint of heart! 0622DC001

BATMAN SUPERMAN WORLDS FINEST #6 $3.99 Page 33
Mark Waid and Travis Moore
The Flying Grayson flies through time! The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel might have been victorious in their battle against the dreaded Devil Nezha (but were they, though? More on that to come, kids…) but there’s one thing they forgot in all the madness…Dick! Robin the Boy Wonder is lost in time like some kind of chrono-Home Alone…and to find him, Batman and Superman will need to get creative! 0622DC110

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS #18 $7.99 Page 34
Tini Howard, Blake Howard, Brandon Thomas, Chris Burnham, Henry Baraja, Greg Hahn, Rosi Kampe, Alberto Jimenez Albuquerque, Chris Burnham and Sergio Acuna
Tini Howard and Blake Howard pen an epic Batman story! Batman and the Outsiders have to save the Signal from burning out! A new mystery begins, starring Alfred Pennyworth before his passing, from all-star creator Chris Burnham! And in a story from Batman’s past, the Dark Knight must team up with Etrigan the Demon to stop the Reincarnators! 0622DC122

BATMAN URBAN LEGENDS TP VOL 03 $29.99 Page
Vita Ayala, Mark Russell, Nikola Cizmesija, and Karl Mostert
The third volume in the bestselling and critically acclaimed Batman anthology title is here, collecting the feature stories that originally ran in issues #11-16 of Batman: Urban Legends. Batman & Zatanna: Batman & Zatanna have to contain a curse that they helped release. But in order to reverse its effects, they’re going to have to fix their frayed relationship. Hounded: (Bat)man’s best friend Ace the Bat-Hound breaks out of an animal testing facility with his new super-fur-friends in order to sniff out where Batman’s been kidnapped for auction to his rogues gallery! 0622DC204

BLOOD SYNDICATE SEASON ONE #4 $4.99 Page 34
Geoffrey Thorne, ChrisCross, and Juan Castro
As Holocaust rampages through Dakota, Wise, Tech, and Fade are just trying to survive-but so are Aquamaria, Third Rail, and Brickhouse! When these two groups cross paths, they can tell the balance of power in the city is shifting…if they can avoid killing each other long enough to take that power! 0622DC133

CATWOMAN #46 $3.99 Page 35
Tini Howard and Sami Basri
Lines are blurred as Eiko Hasigawa and Catwoman start playing too nice with one another and each lets their guard down-and in a ruthless city like Gotham, you can’t trust anyone but yourself to watch your back. And Catwoman should know better than to let an old flame get into her head again…that’s her job. 0622DC135

DARK CRISIS #3 $5.99 Page 12
Joshua Williamson and Daniel Sampere
The battle of the Emerald Army has begun! Hal Jordan has launched all-out war on Pariah and the Dark Army to avenge his fallen Justice League teammates-but how can one man stand in the way of the Great Darkness? Meanwhile back on Earth, Titans Tower has burned and Deathstroke’s army has continued its scorched-earth march across the planet. To stop Slade Wilson, the young heroes of the DCU might have no other choice than to turn to the brutal tactics of Black Adam. 0622DC033

DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE GREEN LANTERN #1 $4.99 Page 13
Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Nadia Shammas, Fernando Blanco, and Jack Herbert
When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost…but the spirit of the Justice League can never truly die. John Stewart takes flight to defend his planet as the Emerald Knight of Justice alongside allies Red Hood and the blind prophet Kyle Rayner! Plus: Hawkgirl takes to the skies in her own unique world! Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of the DCU’s biggest event of 2022! 0622DC039

DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #3 $3.99 Page 14
Meghan Fitzmartin and Laura Braga
Sins of the old! In response to their lack of gratitude, the world holding Superboy, Impulse, and Tim Drake captive has brought back the three villains who have caused them the most pain to keep them in their place: Deathstroke, Captain Boomerang, and Lex Luthor. Old wounds will open. Wonder Girl and her search team will have to hurry up before there’s no Young Justice left to save! 0622DC042

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL HC VOL 01 $24.99 Page 25
Tom Taylor, Yasmine Putri, and Bengal
An entire medieval world will be forever changed when a spaceship crash-lands from a doomed planet. Monarchs will die, kingdoms will rise, and what seemed the end of the world for many…was only the beginning! An epic high-fantasy story set in a DC Universe where nothing is what it seems. From worldwide bestselling writer Tom Taylor and acclaimed artist Yasmine Putri comes a generational tale of good and evil within a brand-new DCU! Collects issues #1-6. 0622DC094

DC VS VAMPIRES #8 $3.99 Page 35
Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV, and Otto Schmidt
The battle for Earth continues in this bloodthirsty series! The surviving heroes put their various plans in motion in their last attempt to save humanity! The Birds of Prey are out for blood and head back into the heart of the vampire kingdom: Gotham City! Supergirl must cross a vampire-infested ocean and Green Arrow’s mission is…just too horrifying to mention! 0622DC142

DC VS VAMPIRES HC VOL 01 $24.99 Page 25
James Tynion IV, Matthew Rosenberg, and Otto Schmidt
The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth…hiding in plain sight…watching…waiting for their moment to strike… In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new series that begins from the twisted minds of James Tynion IV , Matthew Rosenberg, and Otto Schmidt that will tear the Justice League apart in their war with the undead! Collects DC VS. VAMPIRES #1-6. 0622DC095

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #1 $3.99 Page 10
Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, and Andy Lanning
What began as a battle for Earth has become a war for the galaxy as the epic final chapter in the massive DCeased franchise is here! The emergence of a reborn, undead Darkseid in DCeased: Dead Planet sets the stage for the most devastating conflict yet for Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman! As the Anti-Life Equation spreads into the cosmos, the survivors of Earth prepare for the coming apocalypse and realize their only hope could lie in the most powerful surviving hero from the first DCeased series… The bestselling creative team of Tom Taylor and Trevor Hairsine return for their third and final installment in War of the Undead Gods! 0622DC026

DETECTIVE COMICS #1063 $4.99 Page 6
Ram V, Simon Spurrier, Rafael Albuquerque, and Dani
Old friends Bruce Wayne and Harvey Dent share a moment together asking: At what point does Gotham not need a Batman anymore? As Batman’s investigation around Gotham leads him to encounter more and more demonic beings, the one thing they all have in common is…they’re all people he fights to keep off the streets and behind bars. But when Two-Face appears asking Batman for help, is he friend or foe? And is whatever’s going on with Batman already too late to do anything about?…Is he the detective or the devil? 0622DC016

DETECTIVE COMICS HC VOL 03 ARKHAM RISING $24.99 Page 42
Mariko Tamaki, Matthew Rosenberg, Stephanie Williams, Dan Mora, and David Lapham
Bloody, broken, and beaten…Batman had a mission after the Joker War. He would no longer look over Gotham City from Wayne Manor, he would move to the heart of the city and get closer to its people and its problems. The fight he pursued would be different, but after Fear State he finds himself disillusioned. Batman’s last night in Gotham City is here. The prelude to the epic Shadows of the Bat event sets the stage for big action! By the critically acclaimed team of Mariko Tamaki and Dan Mora, this volume collects selections from Detective #1044-1046 and 2021’s annual. 0622DC201

FLASH #785 $3.99 Page 14
Jeremy Adams and Amancay Nahuelpan
A Dark Crisis tie in: The search for Barry Allen! Just when the speedsters seem to have snapped Barry out of Pariah’s clutches, Wallace seems to be falling in…and the creator of Barry’s mind prisons isn’t about to let the team of speedsters just run off. And even if they could, where exactly would they run to…? The Dark Crisis tie-in storyline races to its conclusion! 0622DC044

HARLEY QUINN #18 – 21 $3.99 Pages 18 & 19
Stephanie Phillips and George Duarte
One small step for the Gotham villains, one giant leap for clown-kind! That’s right…this fashionably vocal clown is headed to space. Turns out there’s some old experiment left in the JLA moon base, and Luke Fox has put together a team of former villains to help clean up the mess. Sendin’ a buncha villains to the moon…? What could go right? Join me, Killer Frost, Bronze Tiger, Solomon Grundy, and more as we learn to moonwalk and put the X in Task Force XX! 0622DC056

Clown’s log, stardate 2022. Our mission is going perfectly, as long as you ignore that missile that the U.S. military launched at our spacecraft; the mysterious, unknown creature running wild on the JLA moon base; and Solomon Grundy losing his lunch all over Bronze Tiger. So, other than all that…things are great! So, hey, this Harley Quinn event sure is rocketing forward! Space puns, dead ahead! 0622DC060

Harley Quinn #19

I went to the moon to eat cheese and fight aliens…and I’m all outta cheese. Actually, there wasn’t any cheese. I think that’s a myth…but aliens, hooo boy, do we have aliens! Horace Reginald Giger would be proud! What? No…I’m positive that’s what H.R. stands for. Anyway, this alien-monster-thing might not get a chance to devour Task Force XX, because we’re probably gonna kill each other first. What’d you expect, sendin’ a buncha angry villains to space without any cheese? I warned ya! The Harley Quinn and Task Force XX space event you’ve always needed continues here. Cheese not included. 0622DC066

Nuke it from orbit…is what we shoulda done to this whole entire moon. Who needs a moon anyway? I blame Luke Fox for sending a team of villains into space to fight a horrific alien monster in the first place. Obviously, that was just never going to work out well. Has Luke ever seen a sci-fi movie? And now you’re expectin’ me to save Earth with just my super-awesome-mallet-ofalien-skull-crashing-madness? Okay, you asked for it. 0622DC068

HARLEY QUINN 2022 ANNUAL #1 $5.99 Page 20
Stephanie Phillips. Simone Buonfantino, Various (CA) Jonboy Meyers
Do you know what ol’ Grandma Quinzel used to say? Live long and fight alien monsters to save Earth! She was full of wisdom like that. And only Task Force XX can save our little blue marble from suffering a full-scale alien takeover! Not all of us are going to survive, but at least we’ll look really good dying thanks to Luke Fox providin’ some new gear. Tune in for the final installment of Harley Quinn’s Task Force XX Space Extravaganza, plus the start of a new status quo for Harley Quinn!, 0622DC073

HARLEY QUINN: ANIMATED SERIES THE REAL SIDEKICKS OF NEW GOTHAM SPECIAL #1 $9.99 Page 20
Various
What happens when writers from Harley Quinn the TV show and Harley Quinn: The Animated Series: The Eat. Bang! Kill. Tour the comic book get together and swap stories from New Gotham? Absolute mayhem, that’s what! Follow what happened to some of your favorite Gotham sidekicks on Tawny Young’s new trash-tastic daytime talk show and watch the chairs fly as they spill the tea! Guest-starring Clayface, Batgirl, Frank the Plant, and Harley Quinn’s worst sidekick…The Joker! 0622DC077

MULTIVERSITY TEEN JUSTICE #3 $3.99 Page 37
Ivan Cohen, Danny Lore, and Marco Failla
The miniseries that goes to 11 (Earth-11, that is) gets even wilder, as the mysteries of a gender-flipped universe become clearer…and more shocking! From the depths of space to Superwoman’s island fortress to the heart of the Church of Blood, Kid Quick and the rest of Teen Justice discover the threat they face is even greater than they imagined! What secret does a stranded Aquagirl learn from Green Lantern Hal Ferris? Why has Raven lost so much of his power? And what does Sister Blood have planned for Troy? 0622DC166

NIGHTWING #95 $3.99 Page 38
Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
Heartless has an extra-giant jar that has Blockbuster’s name on it, but as a man of refined taste, Heartless doesn’t just collect any type of heart…he waits for someone to experience a specific emotion in particular before taking it all away from them and adding it into his collection. Does Nightwing have what it takes to save the life of the very man who’s been trying to take everything away from Dick Grayson, including his life? 0622DC169 / (0622DC171 Nicola Scott cover)

NUBIA QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS #3 $3.99 Page 38
Stephanie Williams, Alitha Martinez, and Mark Morales
With Nubia on the mend, she’ll need all the help she can get to battle the powerful villain behind it all: Zillah. Enter Hawkgirl and the new Wonder Girl…Yara Flor! But there is something more to this vendetta against Nubia and her efforts to bring peace to Man’s World. Could Zillah be connected to our queen’s life before she became an Amazon? Find out in the penultimate issue of this fan-favorite miniseries! 0622DC173

NUBIA & THE AMAZONS HC $24.99 Page 44
Stephanie Williams, Vita Ayala, Alitha Martinez, Mark Morales, and Various
Nubia has been crowned queen of Themyscira, but the new title also brings challenges. With the unexpected arrival of new Amazons, our hero is forced to reckon with her past and forge a new path forward for her sisters. Little does she know, a great evil grows beneath the island and it’s up to this former guardian of Doom’s Doorway to unite her tribe before paradise is lost forever! Collects Nubia & The Amazons #1-6, along with pages from Infinite Frontier #0. 0622DC210

POISON IVY #3 $3.99 Page 16
G. Willow Wilson and Marcio Takara
Fixing the world isn’t easy work, and Ivy’s all hot and sweaty because of it! Getting her hands dirty was never an issue, but when plant assassins come after her, Ivy must be willing to play dirty as well. 0622DC048

PUNCHLINE THE TRIAL OF ALEXIS KAYE HC $29.99 Page 45
James Tynion IV, Sam Johns, Mirka Andolfo, Sweeney Boo, Rosi Kampe and Belen Ortega
Alexis Kaye a.k.a. Punchline was the Joker’s top general during the Joker War that tore Gotham City apart. The Joker got away, but Punchline didn’t, and now she’ll have to stand trial for her crimes. But as Leslie Thompkins and Harper Rowe quickly discover, Punchline is even more dangerous behind bars. Collecting stories from the Joker’s 89th Anniversary and Joker #1-15, this story shows the rise to power of Gotham City’s next queen of the Royal Flush Gang! 0622DC212

ROBINS BEING ROBIN TP $16.99 Page 45
Tim Seeley and Baldemar Rivas
The five heroes to have donned the Robin cape and mask find themselves at a crossroads in their lives. Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown, and Damian Wayne come together to discuss the big thing that binds them: Was being Robin, and Batman’s sidekick, the best choice they could’ve made? But before they can get to the heart of the matter, they’re ambushed by an unknown assailant. She claims to have been the first Robin, and she’s out to prove Batman should’ve never trained any of them. Collects Robins #1-6, the Winner of DC’s Round Robin 2021 tournament, as chosen by you, the readers! 0622DC214

ROBIN #17 $3.99 Page 38
Joshua Williamson, Roger Cruz, and Norm Rapmund
Heartbreak! Lord Death Man reveals the truth about Flatline! Can Robin forgive her?! Since leaving Gotham, Damian has grown and trained to be a hero, but now that story comes to an end as he’s pulled into a shocking new story line that will test his role as Robin and his place in the DCU! 0622DC17

ROBIN TP VOL 02 I AM ROBIN $19.99 Page 45
Joshua Williamson, Gleb Melnikov, Roger Cruz, and Max Dunbar
The Lazarus tournament is underway, and Robin is facing some of the deadliest foes of his life in battle after battle to death after death! As Robin fights for the secrets of eternal life against the deadliest killers on the planet, can he-will he-dare he-survive…a girlfriend? Witness the complete battle and learn the fate of Damian Wayne’s family line in this critically acclaimed volume of the hit Robin series! Collects Robin #7-12 and 2021’s annual. 0622DC213

SANDMAN UNIVERSE NIGHTMARE COUNTRY #5 $3.99 Page 40
James Tynion IV, Lisandro Estherren, and Christian Ward
When Madison Flynn first crossed paths with the Corinthian, and saw his true nature, she reacted with astonishment and wonder, not fear. Across all his lifetimes, she was one of the only living things to ever see him that way. And now she will learn what a terrible mistake that was. 0622DC188

SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #14 $3.99 Page 39
Tom Taylor, Nicole Maines, and Clayton Henry
Henry Bendix has threatened and manipulated and killed without consequence. Now, after a shocking coordinated attack on Earth’s heroes, it’s time for Superman, Jay, and the Revolutionaries to strike back. But first, Jay Nakamura must embrace his powers and become the hero Jon knows he can be. 0622DC180

SWAMP THING #16 $3.99 Page 40
Ram V and Mike Perkins
Now restored to full power, the Swamp Thing must face the Parliament of Gears if he has any hope of saving the Earth. But the corruptive, cancerous force of industry has already destroyed so much-will Swamp Thing be able to turn the destructive tide before it’s too late? Find out in the earthshaking finale of The Swamp Thing. 0622DC191

TRIAL OF THE AMAZONS HC $29.99 Page 47
Various
DC Comics proudly presents the first Wonder Woman crossover of its kind, brought to you by the writers behind Wonder Woman, Nubia and the Amazons, and Wonder Girl and some of the best and brightest artists in the industry. This monumental story brings together all the Wonder Woman titles and characters and will change the future of the Amazons forever! Collects Trial of the Amazons #1-2; Nubia and the Amazons #6; Wonder Woman #785-786; and Trial of the Amazons: Wonder Girl #1-2. 0622DC219

WONDER GIRL 2022 ANNUAL #1 $5.99 Page 20
Joelle Jones, Adriana Melo, Sweeney Boo, Jill Thompson and Emi Lenox
After an unforgettable first visit to Themyscira (see Trial of the Amazons), Yara Flor has been crowned Wonder Girl and her Esquecida tribe accepted into the Amazon sisterhood…so what now? The jungles of Brazil beckon our heroes home, just in time for some new adventures! You won’t want to miss this oversize issue packed with never-before-seen stories about the mysterious new tribe and their most famous member! 0622DC081

WONDER WOMAN #790 $4.99 Page 42
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Jordie Bellaire, Emanuela Lupacchino, and Paulina Ganucheau
Villainy Inc. victorious?! With all of Diana’s allies down for the count, it’s up to the Amazon Princess to inspire the good in us all and recruit a new teammate from within the corporation’s ranks to help her save not only her friends but the world from Doctor Cizko’s misogynistic mayhem! All this and the continuing Adventures of Young Diana! 0622DC194

YOUNG JUSTICE TARGETS #2 $3.99 Page 41
Greg Weisman and Christopher Jones
With Queen Perdita nowhere to be found, an APB has been sent across the planet! Now, in Markovia, the Infinitors have been assembled to track her down, but are the Infinitors to be trusted? How deep does this evil conspiracy run, and who will be able to unravel the web of deception in time? 0622DC196

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DOUGHNUTS AND DOOM GN $14.99 Page 327
Balazs Lorinczi
Being a teenage witch–or rock star–is tougher than it looks! Flying brooms and electric guitars set hearts aflame in this fantastically fizzy graphic novel. When Margot meets Elena, emotions run high, magic is in the air, and doughnuts… float? One is a stressed-out witch trying to get her potions business off the ground, the other is a struggling rock musician whose band is going nowhere. Neither of them are having a good time! No wonder things quickly escalate from words to literal sparks flying when they first meet. Could this be the start of a delicious new relationship… or is a bad-luck curse leading them to certain doom? JUN221683

STAR TREK THE TRILL ONESHOT $7.99 Page 327
Jody Houser and Hendry Prasetya
Someone is following Vanah, a research student and ex-applicant to the Trill Symbiont Initiate Program, after a life-changing event on a joint Trill-Federation science expedition. Delve into the world of the Trill in this suspenseful tale of tradition, independence, and survival. JUN221661

TMNT ONGOING #132 $3.99 Page 328
Sophie Campbell and Pablo Tunica
As the TMNT continue to train under the tutelage of the Shredder in Northampton, the techniques they are learning take a bizarrely arcane turn. Will Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, Leonardo, and Jennika learn how to master and control the dark ninja arts… or will they be consumed by them? One thing’s for certain: if they are to have any chance at success, they will need to seek out a light from the past to help guide their way. JUN221667

TRVE KVLT #1 $3.99 Page 328
Scott Bryan Wilson and Liana Kangas
Marty Tarantella has been flipping burgers for 15 years. He has no kids, no hobbies, no love interests, and, essentially, no life. But what he does have is a plan to change everything. Years of watching the daily rhythms of the neighboring stores has given Marty the idea for a perfect heist, but when he accidentally steals a supernatural weapon from a cult full of violent lunatics, the resulting Satanic panic will be way above his minimum-wage pay grade. Nothing can prepare you for the coming of Trve Kvlt, a deliciously horrifying and hilarious new series! JUN221678

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A THING CALLED TRUTH VOL 1 $16.99
Iolanda Zanfardino and Elisa Romboli
A chaotic LGBTQ+ road trip! A workaholic scientist who wants to save the world and a woman who fears nothing but discovering her own destiny find themselves mixed up in a chaotic, on-the-road adventure through Europe. Will they manage to find a middle ground between their opposing ways of life-at least for long enough to complete their mission? And could this trip lead to an unexpected romance? Collects the 5 issue series. JUN220066 (OFFERED AGAIN)

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ABOVE SNAKES #2 $3.99 Page 66
Sean Lewis and Hayden Sherman
How can we top the wild first issue? In the second chapter of this Deadwood meets NEIL GAIMAN affair, Dirt ends up being seduced by the vengeful Lil’ Annie while dealing with memories of his murdered wife Dorothea. When a monster from their past emerges, they have to decide who gets to kill ’em and who gets their conscience cleared. Plus a talking vulture. JUN220247

CLOSET #3 $3.99 Page 67
James Tynion IV, Gavin Fullerton, and Chris O’Halloran
Last issue. The tale of existential familial horror by James Tynion IV andGavin Fullerton concludes here! The cross-country move continues to torment both father and son, who just wanted to leave past hauntings behind them. Might they still find escape on the West Coast? JUN220251

DEADLIEST BOUQUET #1 $3.99 Page 48
Erica Schultz, Carola Borelli and Gab Contreras
Jasmine Hawthorn was a hard-edged Nazi hunter who trained her children well in the art of espionage. But in 1998, when her complicated past finally catches up with her, it’s up to her three estranged daughters, Rose, Poppy, and Violet, to solve their mom’s murder-if they can avoid killing each other in the process. JUN220064

DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #21 $3.99 Page 68
James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds
Cole Turner’s loyalties to the Department of Truth have been tested time and again. Now that a mysterious murder threatens to turn a Cold War into an all-out conflict, those loyalties may finally reach their breaking point. JUN220259

DIE HC $59.99 Page 55
Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans
Advance solicit. In the nineties, six teenagers disappeared into a fantasy role-playing game. Only five returned. Nearly thirty years later, these broken adults are dragged back to discover the game isn’t finished with them yet. Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Han’s award-winning, critical-hit series is collected in a single, beautiful, oversized hardcover volume. Collects DIE #1-20. JUN220099

LOADED BIBLE BLOOD OF MY BLOOD #6 $3.99 Page 74
Tim Seeley, Steve Orlando, and Guiseppe Cafano
Jesus and Dracula fight to the death! When Sistine Centuria is healed by Jesus, she has her moment of redemption…and it will be her last. And while Jesus and his crew seem to have the upper hand, Dracula’s plan is in motion, and it seems impossible to stop. Find out the final fate of humanity in the dramatic, action-packed conclusion of the cult series! JUN220287

LOVE EVERLASTING #1 $3.99 Page 36
Tom King and Elsa Charretier
From award-winning superstar creators Tom King and Elsa Charretier comes a new ongoing series set in a world as frighteningly fantastical as any found beyond the stars: Romance Comics! Joan Peterson discovers that she is trapped in an endless cycle-a problem to be solved, a man to marry-and every time she falls in love, she disappears into another teary saga. Her bloody journey to freedom starts in this breathtaking, groundbreaking first issue. JUN22002

SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER 2 #1 $3.99 Page 53
Jody LeHeup and Nil Vendrell
Finally! The man, the myth, the legend – Shirtless Bear Fighter – returns to the War on Bearror in a wild new action-comedy with higher stakes, new characters, and all the heart and hilarity you expect from series co-creators Jody LeHeup and Nil Vendrell ! This time, Shirtless’s search for his true origin sets him on a cosmic collision course with the bear god, Ursa Major! The battle begins this August with 32 ad-free pages of side-splitting, flapjacked fury! Don’t miss it! JUN220084

SILVER COIN #13 $3.99 Page 81
Stephanie Phillips and Michael Walsh
In this twisted tale set on New Year’s Eve, 1999, Y2K anxieties boil out of control as an even darker nightmare befalls an expectant mother. Threshold, a new chapter in the acclaimed horror anthology The Silver Coin is out this month. JUN220314

SINS OF BLACK FLAMINGO #3 $3.99 Page 81
Andrew Wheeler and Travis Moore
The sinister origins of the Black Flamingo are revealed as a deadly encounter forces Ofelia to take desperate measures to save her friend. But even this witch isn’t powerful enough to set a trapped soul free from its chains. Someone will need to steal the legendary Devil’s Tooth from Harlow’s own home, and only one thief is up to the job. JUN220316

STEP BY BLOODY STEP TP $16.99 Page 60
Si Spurrier, Matias Bergara, and Mateus Lopes
There is a girl. She has no memory and no name. Nothing but a guardian. An armored giant who protects her from predators and pitfalls. Together they walk across an extraordinary fantasy world. If they leave the path the air itself comes alive, forcing them onwards. Why? The girl doesn’t know, but there’s worse than beasts and bandits ahead. Civilisation, with its temptations and treacheries, will test their bond beyond its limits. Breaking new ground with the possibilities of sequential art, this completely wordless visual feast will delight fans of Princess Mononoke, Isola, and the visionary works of Moebius. Collects issues #1-4. JUN220152

SWEET PAPRIKA TP VOL 2 $16.99 Page 64
Mirka Andolfo
Fierce businesswoman Paprika’s problems are far from over. After (more or less) skillfully juggling an unbearable ex and a deviant father, she still faces work tension-and sexual tension-with charming producer Za’atar. With only a few weeks until their fated meeting in Italy, Paprika breaks every rule in her life to hire the sunny, uninhibited angel Dill to teach her how to be a true queen between the sheets. But with some of her trauma and anxieties still unresolved, and with misunderstandings and jealousies running rampant, it doesn’t take long for all hell (and heaven) to break loose. Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Sex and the City with a pinch of The Devil Wears Prada in the steamy finale of the international hit by acclaimed creator. Collects #7 – 12. JUN220195

UNNATURAL BLUE BLOOD #4 $3.99 Page 86
Mirka Andolfo and Ivan Bigarella
Leslie and her group seem to have settled into a mysterious new country. But nothing is as it seems…and those who offer one hand as a friend may be hiding a dagger in the other. Will our heroes be caught unprepared? JUN220339

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ALIEN #1 $3.99 Page 55
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Julius Ohta
A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal. JUN221050

ANT-MAN #3 $3.99 Page 38
Al Ewing and Tom Reilly
In the present, the current Ant-Man, Scott Lang, has been tasked by the Avengers with a very important mission: Guard the prison holding Ultron! But the evil Black Ant/Eric O’Grady has other ideas that may spell doom for humanity… Don’t miss this epic journey through Ant-Man’s history! JUN221010

AVENGERS #59 $3.99 Page 34
Jason Aaron and Javier Garron
The legend of Reno Phoenix and the Starbrand Kid! The Avengers’ journey through time brings them to the Old West, where they cross paths with a couple of History’s Mightiest Heroes, whose six-guns are loaded with the greatest powers of the heavens. But is that enough to force a showdown with the forces of Mephisto? Or will the Avengers be lost in time forever? JUN220998

AVENGERS #60 $3.99 Page 11
Mark Russell and Greg Land
A.X.E.: Judgment Day tie in! The Avengers’ ace archer is back! As Judgment Day looms, Hawkeye is called upon to justify his existence. As a benchmark, Hawkeye must prove that he brings at least as much joy and usefulness to the world as a randomly chosen mailbox, which, admittedly, is a pretty high bar. JUN220925

AXE DEATH TO MUTANTS #2 $3.99 Page 4
Kieron Gillen and Guiu Villanova
The Celestials said “Correct excess deviation.” Now the hour of judgment is upon the Eternals. Have they done enough? And does overcompensating at this late hour make it better, or make it worse? JUN220905

AXE EVE JUDGMENT DAY #3 & 4 $4.99 Page 2
Kieron Gillen and Valerio Schiti
In the land of the righteous…The X-Men claim they’re the planets’ new gods. The Eternals know that position is already filled. The Avengers are about to realize exactly how many secrets their so-called friends have kept from them. Years of tension lead to a volcanic eruption as two worlds burn. Who has leaked the X-Men’s secrets to their latest foes? Why is Tony Stark abducting an old friend? And who stands in judgment over the whole world? Judgment Day from Kieron Gillen and Valerio Schiti is the apocalyptic emotional event to define the summer. MAY220805

The clock is ticking and midnight looms. It’s not too late. JUN220898

CAPTAIN CARTER TP WOMAN OUT OF TIME $15.99 Page 80
Jamie McKelvie and Marika Cresta
This new Sentinel of Liberty is a shield-slinging sensation! A reality where S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Peggy Carter took the Super-Soldier Serum instead of Steve Rogers is turned upside down when the World War II hero is pulled from the ice where she was lost in action decades before! Now Peggy struggles to find her footing in a modern world that’s gotten a lot more complicated: Cities are louder, technology is smarter and enemies wear friendly faces. Everyone with an agenda wants Captain Carter on their side, but what does Peggy want? As she teams with S.T.R.I.K.E. to investigate Hydra’s sudden resurgence, something doesn’t feel quite right. Can Peggy trust what she’s being told, or is someone trying to use her as a high-profile pawn in a game she doesn’t yet understand? Collecting issues #1-5. JUN221096

CARNAGE #6 $3.99 Page 33
Ram V and Francesco Manna
The Carnage symbiote has a bloodlust unlike any other organism in the Marvel Universe. IN THIS ISSUE, its ruthless and aggressive efforts to quench that bloodlust reach new and never before seen heights. But what in the Hel is Carnage up to, and what will it do to anyone who gets in its way?!
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DAREDEVIL #3 $5.99 Page 24
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto
Daredevil saves the world! With more ambitious and aggressive goals than ever before, Daredevil has started putting together a team — but not everyone wants to be a part of Matt Murdock and Elektra Natchios’ vision of the future. As Matt and Elektra grow increasingly distant from the super hero community and closer to one another, Daredevil will once again be at odds with heroes and villains alike. JUN220970

DEFENDERS BEYOND #3 $3.99 Page 38
Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez
Loki’s Defenders manage to escape the Second Cosmos and the Beyonder, but Taaia is grievously wounded in the process and none of Loki’s or Blue Marvel’s expertise seems to be helping. Enter – the Phoenix! But what is the price of a universal constant’s aid? JUN221008

DOCTOR APHRA #24 $3.99 Page 60
Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
Desperate to rescue Doctor Aphra at any cost, Sana Starros and her crew’s search leads them to an old haunt and two familiar faces they might not survive! Meanwhile, Aphra delves deeper into the secrets of the Ascendant and the true origin of the Spark Eternal! JUN221066

DOCTOR APHRA OMNIBUS HC VOL 1 $125.00
Kieron Gillen, Si Spurrier, Kev Walker, and Various
Meet the galaxy’s most daring rogue archaeologist as she dances between the dark side and the light! Doctor Chelli Aphra’s unique skills made her of interest to none other than Darth Vader – but things went sour, and now she’s trying to keep a low profile. Which is easier said than done, since she’s traveling with two sociopathic murder-droids and a Wookie bounty hunter! But as Aphra’s archaeological escapades get more dangerous, she soon finds herself over her head. Will a growing romance with a strict Imperial officer redeem her – or destroy them both? Adventure, excitement and terror await! Collecting Doctor Aphra (2016) 1-40, annuals 1-3 (2017), Darth Vader (2015) 3-4, 8, 21, 25; Star Wars (2015) 13, 19, 31, 32; The Screaming Citadel 1, material from Star Wars: Empire Ascendant #1. JUN221119 (NEW PRINTING)

IMMORTAL X-MEN #6 $3.99 Page 7
Kieron Gillen and Michele Bandini
Stand for judgment! An AXE tie in! Judgment comes and the Quiet Council grows suspiciously quiet. An exception: Do you think a man so devoted to the Hellfire cares one jot? Let’s find out. JUN220911

IRON CAT #3 $3.99 Page 42
Jed MacKay and Pere Perez
Iron Cat vs Iron Cat!? Tony Stark and Felicia Hardy aren’t going to let the mysterious wearer of the Iron Cat armor have all the fun. Nope, Tony has done his own spin on the Iron Cat armor, and Felicia may like some of his innovations. JUN221019

IRON MAN #23 $3.99 Page 52
Christopher Cantwell and Angel Unzueta
Operating in stealth mode with Jim Rhodes, Iron Man has landed in Macau and immersed himself in Source Control — the worst black market of stolen and illegal technology — all in order to organize a backroom buy of the Mandarin’s rings. It’s going to require Tony Stark-level capital and strategy, but Spymaster may have a different buyer — and a wicked double cross — at the ready in order to pull the rug out from under Iron Man’s boots. It seems someone else is willing to pay top dollar for those rings and is ready to pull them out of Iron Man’s dead hands if they have to the Cobalt Man.
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KNIGHTS OF X #5 $3.99 Page 28
Tini Howard and Bob Quinn
Thy cup runneth over! Merlyn has finally tipped into full-blown madness: He’s sent his Furies on a campaign across the realm to burn everything in sight, and only those who swear fealty to the mad king will be spared. But there is still hope! A bargain between a powerful new ally and the Knights of X may just secure the Siege Perilous and the future of Avalon. Elsewhere, Saturnyne forges an alliance with a former enemy. But trust is a fickle thing. Will these new allegiances bring triumph or ruin for the mutants of Otherworld? JUN220979

LEGION OF X #4 $4.99 Page 28
Si Spurrier and Jan Bazaldua
Skinjacker triumphant! The bodysnatcher-supreme rampages through Legion’s mind. A horned god of mischief! Nightcrawler discovers the identity of the fugitive deity at last. Conspiracy on Mars! Weaponless Zsen slashes open the awful truth… And it all crashes together. P.S. Just when you thought things couldn’t get more breathless… here comes Ora Serrata. RA SERRATA. And she sees through you. JUN220980

MARAUDERS #6 $3.99 Page 6
Steve Orlando and Eleonora Carlini
Even odds of destruction! An AXE tie in! The Progenitor has risen! Now he visits each and every one of us, and we’re given a chance to justify our lives. Sounds heavy, right? The Marauders agree! Who proved their right to life? Who failed? And if we survive, just how excited is Orchis for a chance to scapegoat mutants for Earth’s brush with destruction? All this…and Detective Lockheed! JUN220910

MARVEL-VERSE TP SHURI $9.99 Page 91
Nnedi Okorafor, Vita Ayala, Leonardo Romero, Paul Davidson, Bernard Chang, Arianna Florean, and Mario Del Pennino
Shuri, princess of Wakanda, has one of the bravest souls and most brilliant minds in the Marvel-Verse — and these are the tales that prove it! She’s happiest in a lab, surrounded by gadgets. But when her brother T’Challa goes missing, will Shuri step up for the sake of Wakanda? Shuri’s search takes her to New York City, where a wild adventure awaits alongside two of America’s finest young heroes, Miles Morales and Kamala Khan! Then, it’s a hightech, high-octane race against the X-Men’s engineer Forge and several other gearheads — but Shuri always plays to win! And when one of the Black Panther’s advisors suffers an injury, a wicked curse sends T’Challa and Shuri on an epic quest where nothing is as it seems! Collecting Shuri #1 and #6-7, Marvel Action: Black Panther #5-6 and material from Marvel Voices #1.+JUN221108

MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #41 $3.99 Page 32
Saladin Ahmed and Chris Allen
Selim’s empire strikes back! The full might of the Empire of the Spider bears down on Miles Morales’ small band of resistance fighters. For Miles, their one chance for victory will only come at a great cost — but is Spider-Man prepared to pay it? And what does the future hold for Billie Morales?! JUN220992

MS MARVEL AND MOON KNIGHT #1 $4.99 Page 46
Jody Houser and Ibraim Roberson
The Fist of Khonshe meets the embiggened fist of Ms Marvel! Marc Spector, aka Moon Knight, protects the travelers of night but what about those traveling to bring him death? A mechanical (and maniacal!) threat brings Ms Marvel into Moon Knight’s orbit, and the gravity of what they uncover will require them to plumb the depths of life and death! The mystery teased in last month’s team-up with Wolverine continues to unfurl as the super hero spectacle of the summer sizzles on stands! JUN221027

NEW MUTANTS #29 $3.99 Page 3
Vita Ayala and Rod Reis
Sibling rivalry! Gabby and Karma have gone missing…and it’s up to Daken and James Proudstar to track them down! Stained by their own sense of failures concerning their respective siblings – Daken’s guilt over not being able to protect Gabby from the Shadow King and Warpath’s avoidance in reuniting with the recently resurrected John Proudstar – the two must face their own insecurities in order to find the young mutants. JUN220983

SHE-HULK #6 $3.99 Page 48
Rainbow Rowell and Luca Maresca
How many miles does it take to save the universe?! The smash hit of 2022 rolls on with its best issue yet. Nightcrawler visits Book Law, but what does he need legal defense for? And one of the greatest traditions in Marvel Comics history continues here! JUN221034

SPIDER-MAN 2099 TP EXODUS $19.99
Steve Orlando, Paul Fry, Dave Wachter, Marco Castiello, Ze Carlos, Allessandro Miracolo, and Kim Jacinto
A brave, new tomorrow begins for the world of 2099! After fighting battles across the timestream, Miguel O’Hara — Spider-Man of the year 2099 — is back home at last, defending his present…and our future! But the only constant about life in Nueva York is change. So when a cataclysmic crash creates a new Garden of Eden in the American Wastelands, Spider-Man knows exactly what the next atrocity will be. The deadly Cabal plans to set society ablaze, and you’ll never guess who is leading them! Meanwhile, everyone’s got something to gain from Paradise — including Winter Soldier 13! And as the Cabal preys upon society’s dregs, Loki — last survivor of Ragnarok — schemes to resurrect Asgard! Featuring the X-Men, Moon Knight, Black Widow and New Avengers of the future! JUN221090

STAR WARS OBI-WAN KENOBI #4 $3.99 Page 58
Christopher Cantwell and Ario Anindito
As the sandstorm overtakes his home, Obi-Wan has more time to reflect in — and on — the darkness. He looks back on a time when he and Anakin Skywalker were pulled off the front lines of the Clone Wars to confront a lost soul from Kenobi’s wartime past. Can the two Jedi bring a man back from the heart of darkness to which he has fallen? JUN221060

THUNDERBOLTS #4 $3.99 Page 36
Jim Zub and Sean Izaakse
The Thunderbolts were hired to defend New York City from supe-rheroic threats of any size. Even the big ones. Especially the big ones. Terminus hits Manhattan. Time to go to work. JUN221002

VARIANTS #3 $3.99 Page 36
Gail Simone and Phil Noto
Backed into an impossible corner, Jessica is forced to make a sacrifice play that could cost her a member of her own family. Guest-starring Jessica Jones? JUN221004

VENOM #11 $3.99 Page 41
Al Ewing and Bryan Hitch
“Demonification” starts here! After the explosive (and gut wrenching) revelations of Venom #10, the third terrifying arc of Venom begins in explosive fashion, with Dylan Brock at the mercy of Bedlam! But where is Dylan’s father, the original Venom? Where is Eddie Brock?! JUN220996

X-FORCE #31 $3.99 Page 8
Benjamin Percy and Robert Gill
Kraven’s mutant hunt – an AXE tie in! Mutants have staked their claim as the dominant species. That just means it’s time for Kraven to prove once more he’s the apex predator. Benjamin Percy’s saga continues with a Kraven tale unlike any other, sure to reverberate for decades to come. JUN220919

X-MEN #14 $3.99 Page 7
Gerry Duggan and Pepe Larraz
Was Cyclops right? An AXE tie in! Are any of the X-Men right? Only one can judge them and the Day of Judgment is here, for good or ill, and the newest team of X-Men must face the truth about themselves and what they have done. JUN220914

X-MEN RED #6 $3.99 Page 5
Al Ewing and Stefano Caselli
Battle for the Broken Land – an AXE tie in! Planet Arakko chose peace over war. Now war has chosen them. The monstrous arsenal of the Eternals is on the march. The Arakkii must defend their broken land according to the ancient laws… but against an enemy even older than they are, can the old ways win? Or is a new Arakko about to be born? JUN220907

X-Men Red #6

X-MEN RED TP VOL 1 $17.99 Page 81
Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli, Juann Cabal, and Andres Genolet
Who can save the red planet? The mutants of Arakko spent millennia scarred by war — but on the world once called Mars, they’re learning to live in peace. Storm knows something greater than a queen is needed to keep this fragile new world together — but while she has a broken Magneto in her corner, Roberto Da Costa is making his own moves. Abigail Brand of S.W.O.R.D. has other plans to influence Arakko, with an unstable Vulcan on her side and Cable keeping his own secrets! And what of the ruthless Tarn the Uncaring, who now sits on the planet’s ruling council? As machinations and revelations rock the red planet, the clock ticks down to interstellar war — and judgment day is coming. It’s a new world full of intrigue, and someone has to fight for it! Collecting issues #1-5. JUN221097

X-TERMINATORS #2 $4.99 Page 27
Leah Williams and Carlos E. Gomez
Reflections of a deadly vengeance! Four deadly X-Women find themselves held captive and fighting for their lives…and more importantly, fighting to get revenge on the @#$%#$@ dead man who did this to them! JUN220977

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