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LGBTQA Previews August 2024 Part 2

Hello and thanks for checking out the second half of August’s LGBTQA Previews! What’s in store this month? The big news seems to be Gail Simone coming onboard to write Uncanny X-Men and partnering with David Marquez! Then there’s Kate Pryde heading her own X-team in Exceptional X-Men by Eve L Ewing and Carmen Carnero. Tim Sheridan and Cian Tormey’s Alan Scott mini series is collected as a trade! Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, and Catwoman reunite in a four part Gotham City Sirens reunion. Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard have a new series, Power Fantasy, coming from Image. Over at Dark Horse, Summer Shadows by John Harris Dunning and Ricardo Cabral looks intriguing.

Those are the highlights that stand out for me. Please have a look to find titles that catch your attention! But first, the “fine print”!

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. Comics and graphic novels appear on the list if creators identify as LGBTQA+ or are allies or if the work include queer characters or themes.

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

ANANSI BOYS I #4 $3.99 Page 227
Neil Gaiman, Marc Bernardin, and Shawn Martinbrough
It’s time for Fat Charlie and his long-lost brother Spider to mourn the death of their father, Anansi, the god of stories. And in true dearly departed deity fashion, that means an epic night of wine, women and song…a night which will push Fat Charlie to the brink. JUN241095

ASSASSINS APPRENTICE VOL 2 $29.99 Page 233
Jody Houser, Robin Hobb, Ryan Kelly, and Jordie Bellaire
Tensions rise, and a determined stranger’s arrival adds to the uncertainty. When King Shrewd decides that Fitz must learn The Skill, the harsh training of the Skillmaster Galen will bring Fritz to a breaking point. Fitz’s journey of resilience and self-doubt takes an emotional toll, while Burrich and Molly offer support. Collects Assassin’s Apprentice II #1-6. JUN241160

BLUE BOOK TP VOL 2 $24.99 Page 234
James Tynion IV and Michael Avon Oeming
In 1947, Kenneth Arnold flew his Call-Air A-2 over the skies of the Pacific Northwest when all of a sudden he saw a blinding flash of silver light. What followed was a bizarre and difficult to explain encounter with several flying objects that would change the course of his life forever. Tiny Onion Studios and Dark Horse Comics present a line of upcoming creator-owned work from the mind of James Tynion IV across a broad spectrum of his interests, from non-fiction supernatural encounters to high concept coming-of-age monster comics. Collects the Dark Horse Comics series Blue Book: 1947 #1-5. JUN241167

CANTO A PLACE LIKE HOME #4 $3.99 Page 227
David M. Booher and Drew Zucker
The end is nigh. Canto’s people will make their final stand in familiar territoryXArcana. They know every path, every stone, every grain of dirt of their home. They stoke the furnaces, covering the land in smoke. With the enemy blinded, Canto may finally have the upper hand on the Shrouded Man… until the Shrouded Man reveals a trick of his own. JUN241099

CRITICAL ROLE VOX MACHINA ORIGINS IV #5 $3.99 Page 227
Jody Houser and Noah Hayes
Vox Machina seems to be racing against the clock when another member of the Tal’Dorei Council disappears after being attacked by a large, unknown entity! They’ll have to hurry to get her back but who can say no to a little bit of looting on the way? JUN241102

GHOSTBUSTERS TP VOL 1 BACK IN TOWN $19.99 Page 235
David M. Booher, Blue Delliquanti & Various
A year and a half after the events of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Ghostbusters are officially back in business and headed to where it all began: New York City! Callie, Gary, Trevor, and Phoebe are moving into the Firehouse and ready to take on the Spengler family business or are they? Ghostbusting on top of changing family dynamics has a way of going awry and that’s exactly what one sinister paranormal force is counting on. Collects Ghostbusters: Back in Town #1-4. JUN24117

SUMMER SHADOWS #1 $5.99 Page 232
John Harris Dunning and Ricardo Cabral
Nick Landry is on the unspoilt Greek island of Avraxos to look for his ex. Anthony was the love of his life, and without knowing why he left, Nick can’t move on. But Anthony isn’t the only one to disappear on Avraxos. Coast guard officer Alekos Kourkoulos is on the trail of another young man missing on the island. They learn they both fell in with the glamorous set onboard a jet-black super yacht, the Nyx, before vanishing. As the mystery deepens, Nick and Alekos discover that the brighter the sunshine, the darker the shadows. JUN241156

THE ODDLY PEDESTRIAN LIFE OF CHRISTOPHER CHAOS $4.99 Page 231
Tate Brombal, Nick Robles, and Soo Lee
Christopher is pushing himself and his powers further than he ever has before! Will he be able to help monsterkind as he breaks these barriers or will he further alienate his friends in the Monster Club? And how will his mother feel after explicitly forbidding these experiments? JUN241141

TINY TINA’S WONDERLANDS LAND OF GIANTS #2 $3.99 Page 233
Paul Tobin and Luisa Russo
With Claptrap playing Hilly the Kid’s digitized diary, the party can finally figure out the reason for his ruckus and maybe how to put a stop to it. That is, if they don’t get sidelined by side quests! With Tiny Tina running the show anything can happen! A new comic tie-in to video games Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands and Borderlands! JUN241159

DC

ACTION COMICS #1068 $4.99 Page 20
Gail Simone, Rainbow Rowell, Eddy Barrows, and Cian Tormey
Things go cosmically wrong as Superman finds himself the champion in a galactic battle between two alien empires! The entire earth is held hostage as Superman fights to save continents from utter destruction! Loads of guest stars, but as you haven’t seen them in a very long time! All this and lots mor in part two of Superman and the Challende From the Stars! Plus, Lois Lane, Editor-in-Chief, sidelines reporter Clark Kent. Will their marriage survive tough love? 0624DC134

ALAN SCOTT THE GREEN LANTERN TP $16.99 Page 41
Tim Sheridan and Cian Tormey
Alan Scott, Earth’s first Green Lantern. Born with a strength of will, a resolute spirit, and selfless service to a world that would dismiss him, Alan Scott is the most powerful member of the Justice Society of America, but his personal life is a well kept secret. Haunted by the memory of his first love, John Ladd, the Green Lantern must solve the mystery of multiple deaths of men who died just like John. Aided by the Spectre, the Flash, and the entire JSA, he must uncover the truth behind the man masquerading as him, the Red Lantern. Who is this rage-filled villain, and why are the Soviets involved? Tim Sheridan and Cian Tormey bring the Golden Age Green Lantern into the light of the Cold War and those who traffic in fear. Collects Alan Scott: The Green Lantern #1-6 and the short story from DC Pride: Through The Years#1! 0624DC202

BATMAN #151 $5.99 Page 4
Chip Zdarsky, Tini Howard, Mike Hawthorne, Marianna Ignazzi
Absolute Power tie in! A device critical to Amanda Waller’s plans is hidden on a remote, highly protected island. Batman can get there, but only one burglar has a chance of stealing the device and getting it off the island safely. But the device isn’t what they expect, and getting off the island turns out to be the least of their problems! Plus: a backup story reveals the chaos unleashed in Gotham City when Arkham is unlocked and the Bat-family are nowhere to be found. 0624DC024

BATMAN DARK AGE #5 $5.99 Page 21
Mark Russell and Michael Allred
Ra’s Al Ghul has come for Gotham! When Bruce’s former mentor becomes his greatest enemy, he is forced to recruit some of the unlikeliest allies out there… the Rogues Gallery! Will their team-up be enough to save this city on the brink of destruction? 0624DC131

BIRDS OF PREY #12 $3.99 Page 20
Kelly Thompson, Gavin Guidry, Javier Pina, and Sophie Campbell
Their attempt to control the portal dimension has backfired in a hilarious but violent way, and the Birds of Prey find themselves dealing with some… unexpectedly cute results. Meanwhile Oracle’s escape plan nears completion despite some over-enthusiastic assistance. Cassandra Cain has a big idea. 0624DC122 / 0624DC123 (Tirso Con $4.99 cardstock variant shown)

CATWOMAN takes a break this month, Look for her to appear in this month’s Gotham City Sirens 4 issue comic.

CATWOMAN VOL 04 NINE LIVES $19.99 Page 41
Tini Howard, Stefano Raffaele, Carmine Di Giandomenico, and Ivan Shavrin
The Catwoman we know has vanished. Selina Kyle is gone. She’s no longer Gotham’s fugitive–she’s its ghost. After the events of the Gotham War, Selina leaves the city a changed woman. The plan? Nine deadly missions, each potentially more lethal than the last–a feat only possible for a cat with nine lives. Written by Tini Howard and illustrated by Stefano Raffaele, Carmine Di Giandomenico, and Ivan Shavrin, Catwoman: Vol. 4: Nine Lives is a gritty, fast-paced whirlwind that will leave you gasping for breath! Collects Catwoman #59-68. 0624DC203

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL ALLWINTER #1 $4.99 Page 14
Jay Kristoff, Tom Taylor, Tirso Cons, and Riccardo Federici
Deathstroke’s past and present collide when he discovers the source of Vandar Savage’s ire is being protected by Adeline, Deathstroke’s wife. But what she has in her possession might be the only thing capable of stopping this endless winter for good. Crossing Vandar is dangerous enough, but their quest will barely have begun before tragedy strikes… Superstar writer Tom Taylor returns to the world of Dark Knights of Steel with artist Riccardo Federici to tell the story of an orphaned child…heir to the throne of Atlantis, Atlantis, whose arrival will signal prosperity…or terror! 0624DC068

DETECTIVE COMICS #1088 Page 21
Ram V, Dan Watters, and Guillem March
Chaos against order. Good against evil. The Dark Knight against…everything. The end is nigh, and nothing can prepare you for what’s to come in the penultimate chapter of Ram V’s gothic opera. 0624DC075

FILTH TP 2024 EDITION $19.99 Page 47
Grant Morrison, Chris Weston, and Gary Erskine
From Grant Morrison comes a groundbreaking, mind-altering voyage. Greg Feely is a dodgy bachelor living in London alone with his cat. Everything changes when a strange woman named Miami Nil confronts him. She informs him that Greg Feely is a para-personality–a secret identity–and that he is actually Ned Slade, the top agent for an organization called the Hand, a group of extra-dimensional agents who need Greg/Ned back in action! Collects The Filth #1-13. 0624DC224

FLASH #12 $3.99 Page 24
Si Spurrier and Ramon Perez
The Arc Angles have gathered their forces and are ready to bring forth the new age they seek. But the Flash Family is gathered for a final stand while still dealing with public unrest and Waller’s forces. Will it be enough to stop the Arc Angles’ will? Well, the Resident and Linda have come to an epiphany, and have to risk everything to get to Wally. 0624DC150

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #1-4 $3.99 Pages 18 & 19
Leah Williams, Matteo Lolli, and Daniel Hillyard
When a violent and highly illegal energy drink-sponsored hunting operation threatens the lives of wildlife and the residents of Gotham City alike, the only ones fit to save the day are the criminal trio of Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and Harley Quinn. Back together again for the first time in years. Sometimes the only way to fight bad is with even worse! With special appearances by White Rabbit, Punchline, and introducing the himbo cowboy henchmen sensation soon to be sweeping the nation known as The Nasty Boys! Get your chaps, spurs, and hats out cause it’s hunting season! By the end of story you’ll be covered in guts, goo, and grit! Featuring the talents of Leah Williams, Matteo Lolli, Daniel Hillyard, and more! If you’re not chanting Hot tubs and headshots and hotties, oh my! by the end of this four-week-long series, you’re doing it wrong! #1 – 0624DC095 / #2 0624DC104 / #3 0624DC110/ #4 0624DC116

GREEN ARROW #15 $3.99 Page 25
Joshua Williamson and Amancay Nahuelpan
Absolute Power tie in! Arsenal, Connor Hawke, Red Canary, Red Arrow, Lian, and Arrowette in a battle above the skies. They can’t let Waller’s Task Force agents get Professor Ivo to Gamora! This is the heroes’ last chance to win the war for power in the DC Universe! [Connor Hawke is in the cast.] 0624DC163

GREEN ARROW VOL 02 FAMILY FIRST $19.99 Page 42
Joshua Williamson, Sean Izaakse, Phil Hester, Carmine Di Giandomenico, and Others
After months of time travel and space adventures, the Emerald Archer is back with his family in the present day. But will the reunion be short-lived? A member of the Green Arrow family goes missing, and Oliver hits the streets of Star City to investigate, running into…Onomatopoeia?! It doesn’t take long to discover there are many secrets swirling, and Amanda Waller and her agents have a part to play…but to what ends? New York Times bestselling author and DC architect Joshua Williamson returns with a new creative team, including Carmine Di Giandomenico and Trevor Hairsine. Collects Green Arrow #7-12. 0624DC206

GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #12 $4.99 Page 25
Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Montos
It has all led to this! As John Stewart and his allies fight to beat back an invasion by Olgrun and the Old Gods, John Henry and Natasha Irons and the sentient construct known as Ellie Stewart fight to save Shirley Stewart from the vengeance of Star Shroud…and the survival of Metropolis hangs in the balance! Can John Stewart make it back to Earth in time to save his mother and his city? And can the entire Stewart family and their allies survive such an onslaught? Characters die, and the status quo is changed forever in this final climatic issue! 0624DC160

HARLEY QUINN takes a break this month, Look for her to appear in this month’s Gotham City Sirens 4 issue comic.

HARLEY QUINN VOL 01 GIRL IN A CRISIS $19.99 Page 4
Tini Howard, Leah Williams, Sweeney Boo, Hayden Sherman, and Others
Attention, nerds! It’s me, Harley Quinn. I’ve got a brand-new collection coming your way from my incredible series, Harley Quinn (that’s easy to remember!) I know you bought those issues already, but since they’re bagged and slabbed, y’all need this edition to find out what’s happened to me! I was minding my own business, having a prank war with Two-Face, when some Lady Quark popped up and told me I was threatening reality everywhere. What? Anyway, Tini Howard (Catwoman) wrote up the details, and Sweeney Boo and Hayden Sherman drew them up really pretty with guests like Zatanna, Captain Carrot, and of course, HIM (Batman, silly. Who else?), all helping me try to keep reality together. I just want to leave the Multiverse alone, do my community service, and adore my gal, Poison Ivy. And I’ll do anything to protect my Earth. Got it? Collects Harley Quinn #28-32 and Knight Terrors: Harley Quinn. 0624DC204

JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER DEAD IN AMERICA #8 $4.99 Page 32
Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell
John Constantine is in hell. Literally. Trapped without his friends or a way home, he’ll resort to what he’s done before…conning the legions of the underworld into setting him free. That is, unless he’s lost his touch… 0624DC185

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #12 $3.99 Page 26
Geoff Johns and Todd Nauck
As the team picks up the pieces from their last battle, Stargirl looks to the future and what it means to be a member of the first super-team! Don’t miss the final issue of this star-studded run! 0624DC165

MY ADVENTURES WITH SUPERMAN #3 $3.99 Page 27
Josie Campbell and Pablo M. Collar
With Clark Kent arrested by Team Seven, he’ll need to figure out a way to use his powers and keep Amazo hidden, but will his identity as Superman be revealed in the process?! 0624DC171

NICE HOUSE BY THE SEA #2 $4.99 Page 30
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Martinez Bueno
Tensions inside the House are rising. Resentments are simmering to the surface. The residents need something to unite around. So an adorable dog is just the thing…right? They can all be trusted to love an innocent animal…right? 0624DC176

NIGHTWING #117 $4.99 Page 17
Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
While Dick connects with the ghost of his past, Nightwing takes to the streets to defend his honor. But how can he be in two places at once? And what shocking revelation does Dick learn when confronted with the truth behind his parents’ deaths? The Heartless saga continues in the penultimate chapter of this celebrated run! 0624DC085

OUTSIDERS #10 $4.99 Page 20
Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and Robert Carey
As they grapple with the shocking revelations of the last three issues, the Outsiders race to protect the fabric of reality. Within the Carrier, the Drummer is ready to play her encore–and it’s going to bring the house down. 0624DC126

POISON IVY takes a break this month, Look for her to appear in this month’s Gotham City Sirens 4 issue comic.

POWER GIRL #12 $3.99 Page 23
Leah Williams and Travis Moore
Axel’s betrayal! After a disastrous first date, Power Girl’s suitor’s true colors are revealed. Can a high-flying fantasy do-over make things right between the two? Or will Axel be dumped faster than Streaky’s litter box? 0624DC144

SHAZAM #14 $3.99 Page 26
Josie Campbell and Emanuela Lupacchino
Mary and Freddy have tracked Billy down to the unused tunnels of SEPTA–but the monsters plaguing Philly have followed them, too. With Billy refusing to turn into the Captain, can Mary and Freddy turn the tide and figure out what’s causing the monster onslaught? Can they convince Billy to come home? And what’s up with the weird kid in a toga that only Billy can see? 0624DC168

TEEN TITANS STARFIRE TP $16.99 Page 36
Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo
Kori Anders’s summer job at a ritzy Santa Monica beach club is fun, but she doesn’t care about keeping up with the current trends, and she’s not interested in rushing around to all the parties. She’d rather explore her inexplicable draw to the stars or hang out with her new friend, Victor Stone. Her sister, Kira, on the other hand, is the most popular girl around. With the hottest clothes, an even hotter boyfriend (the Tate Fairweather), and a take-no-prisoners attitude, she’s Kori’s opposite in every way. Their summer heats up when Tate’s uncle asks the girls to participate in an EDS study his pharmaceutical company is running. During treatment, Kori develops some strange powers she never had before… and she might not be the only one. Can Kori persuade her sister to trust her before it’s too late? And when a carload of teens with their own powers comes looking for her to warn her about a creepy stalker, she’ll learn that trust is a two-way street! 0624DC191

TITANS #14 $3.99 Page 24
Tom Taylor and Lucas Meyer
Trigon is coming! The threat from hell threatens to destroy the entire world. Can our heroes and Swamp Thing save the planet? Is Raven lost forever? Will it be Titans together or Titans torn apart? 0624DC155

WONDER WOMAN #12 $4.99 Page 6
Tom King, Tony S Daniel, and Belen Ortega
Absolute Power tie in! Meet the new dynamic duo! Wonder Woman teams up with the unlikeliest of allies, Robin, on a top secret mission to save their fellow heroes. Will Damian and Diana’s quest to break into Waller’s Gamorra supermax prison be a successful one? Or is it all part of a more elaborate trap for Wonder Woman and her new sidekick?, 0624DC042

ZATANNA BRING DOWN THE HOUSE #3 $5.99 Pave 31
Mariko Tamaki and Javier Rodriguez
It’s out of the Casters’ lair and into the fire as Zatanna takes a tumble down the rabbit hole–although the Order of the Rabbits themselves would tell you they prefer the term bunny well. Within, Zatanna finds her inability to perform real magic put to the test in a pulse-pounding fight for her life against a vicious champion the Rabbits call…the Destroyer of Souls. 0624DC179

IDW/ TOP SHELF

DARK SPACES DUNGEON TP $17.99 Page 242
Scott Snyder and Hayden Sherman
“Tell no one” what you find in a secret torture dungeon. Or the previous owner might come back. Snyder and Sherman reunite for this installment of the Dark Spaces horror anthology. A family moves from the rustle and bustle of the Big Apple to upstate New York. However, their father’s dream of a quiet rural life are shattered when he discovers a dungeon underneath their land, filled with torture devices, weapons, and a threatening message on the wall that reads: “Tell no one.” Paranoia sets in rapidly as the father realizes anyone in his new hometown could be the dungeon master. Who can he trust? And how will he keep this secret from his family while keeping them safe? JUN241242

HUNGER & DUSK BOOK TWO #2 $4.99 Page 238
G. Willow Wilson and Chris Wildgoose
Old emotions resurface and tensions among the Orc tribes rise as Tara returns home. Can Faran and Troth’s budding relationship withstand the return of his former flame, or will the Orcs’ intertribal alliance fall alongside their partnership with the humans? The Vangol are still comingX and no one is prepared. Hearts pound and civilizations fall as the second volume of the most ambitious fantasy series on the shelves continues! JUN241192

STAR TREK DEFIANT #18 $4.99 Page 240
Christopher Cantwell and Angel Unzueta
With Spock rotting in a Romulan cell aboard Sela’s ship, the rest of the Defiant crew readies the farmers of Antara for an invasion by General Revo and his relentless Romulan army. This leaves Worf, B’Elanna, and Ro with two crewmates down, and despite how hopeful the planet’s population is, what are three failed Starfleet officers and lowly resistance fighters to a heavily armed and technologically advanced Romulan strike team? JUN241215

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2024 #2 $4.99 Page 231
Jason Aaron and Joelle Jones
Michelangelo is living in Tokyo, where he’s become a big TV star. It’s a pretty cool life, full of fame and fortune, but if he’s being honest, Mikey misses his brothers and the sense of purpose they had together. Well, in a classic case of “be careful what you wish for,” that old life looks like it’s coming to find him when ninjas show up in his apartment armed to the teeth! Continuing the all-new ongoing series from writer Jason Aaron (Action Comics, Thor), this time joined by Detective Comics and American Vampire artist Rafael Albuquerque, this spotlight story on everyone’s favorite jokester puts the second piece of the puzzle together for the future of TMNT. JUN241218

IMAGE

BLACK CLOAK #9 $3.99 Page 171
Kelly Thompson and Meredith McClaren
Faces from the past bring both pleasure and pain as Essex, Pax, and rookie Black Cloak Alden II make big moves to uncover the secrets behind the killings. But what they unearth suggests more than just a monster. Sometimes monsters are easier. 0624IM274

DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #25 $3.99 Page 172
James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds
Since the very first page of The Department of Truth, questions have swirled around Lee Harvey Oswald, the director of the DoT-his motivations, his allegiances, and his true identity. Now, in our landmark 25th issue, prepare for answers that will change everything. Starting with…what really happened in Dallas? James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds set their sights on a 25th-issue blowout for the multiple Eisner Award-nominated series!, 0624IM248

DEVIANT #8 $3.99 Page 172
James Tynion IV and Joshua Hixson
The police are sure that Michael is guilty. Derek is convinced that he’s not. And if Derek is right, that means the killer responsible for the grisly murders is still on the loose…and is very, very unhappy that Derek is getting closer to unraveling the truth 0624IM284

DOMAIN #2 $3.99 Page 172
Chip Zdarsky and Rachael Stott
The Domain offers power like Dez, Liz, and Max could only dream of, but can they trust themselves-and each other-to use it safely? And can they do it in time to fend off a roving band of alien pirates? 0624IM287

MONSTRESS #54 $3.99 Page 176
Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
Maika comes face to face with her father-and the lives of Zinn, Seizi, and half the Known World hang in the balance. Who will win this otherworldly game of tug-of-war? 0624IM321

NIGHTS #10 $3.99 Page 176
Wyatt Kennedy and Luigi Formisano
It’s Matt’s birthday, and he and Ivory are takin’ a trip back to the woods for a super chill time. Old friends (and enemies) return, and if he’s lucky, Matt might even get a Gameboy Advance SP. The countdown to the end of the world starts now. 0624IM324

POWER FANTASY #1 $3.99 Page 167
Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard
‘Superpowered.’ You have certain preconceptions. They’re incorrect. Here, that word has a specific technical definition. Namely, ‘any individual with the destructive capacity of the nuclear arsenal of the USA.’ There are six such people on Earth. The planet’s survival relies on them never coming into conflict. Come dance to the ticking of the doomsday clock with Kieron Gillen and Caspar Wijngaard. The eternal fight against fighting starts now. 0624IM233

PUBLIC DOMAIN #7 $3.99 Page 176
Chip Zdarsky
The Eisner Award-winning comic about comics by Chip Zdarsky continues! Move over, Jim Lee! Get outta here, Ryan Stegman! This issue features the first appearance of the world’s hottest comic artist, Teddy Krank! Prepare to get Kranked! 0624IM329

RAT CITY #5 $2.99 Page 178
Erica Schultz and Ze Carlos
Dr. Ammon is back, and he wants what’s his. Peter and Quinlan have a plan, but the suit may have other ideas. 0624IM330

SAGA #68 $3.99 Page 177
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
The show must go on, right? 0624IM344

STARSIGNS VOL 1 $17.99 Page 171
Saladin Ahmed and Megan Levens
Eisner-winning writer Saladin Ahmed and sci-fi star artist Megan Levens tell an exciting new tale about astrology, super-powers, and a diverse found family, in the tradition of X-Men and Heroes. The constellations of the zodiac fall to Earth, granting twelve ordinary people from very different walks of life the superhuman powers of the Starsigns. But each of them is about to learn that power always comes with a price…. Collects Starsigns #1-4. No order code to be found.

VIOLATOR ORIGIN #1 $5.99 Page 168
Marc Andreyko and Piotr Kowalski
Finally, the one true origin story of the Violator, as told by the most unbelievable and unreliable narrator of all time. Follow the journey of your favorite Spawn Universe demon from his start in the celestial heavens through his fall and descent into Hell, and finally, his banishment to Earth. He existed throughout human history, living in the shadows and pulling the strings of some of the most powerful people to ever live. Six huge oversized issues! Six incredible artists! Six different points in history! Eisner-winning writer Marc Andreyko and a murderers’ row of artists take you to Hell and back in this epic series! 0624IM246

WITCHBLADE #2 $4.99 Page 181
Marguerite Bennett, Giuseppe Cafaro, and Arif Prianto
Fresh from the warehouse massacre, Detective Sara Pezzini is electrified with the power and sensory overload of the Witchblade. Strength, healing, pleasure, rage-every temptation lures her from her mission to find her father’s killer. Sara thinks she possesses the Witchblade-but does it possess her? 0624IM375

W0RLDTR33 takes a break this month.

MARVEL

AVENGERS #17 $3.99 Page 16
Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa
Storm joins the Avengers! New arc starts here! Superstar artist Valerio Schiti (G.O.D.S.) takes the helm as series artist! In the aftermath of Blood Hunt and Fall of the House of X, where does that leave the Avengers? The team’s roster won’t be the only thing shaken up when a deadly threat sets its vengeful sights on Earth! JUN240657

BLOOD HUNTERS #1 $4.99 Page 39
Erica Schultz and Robert Gill
Dagger! Elsa Bloodstone! White Widow! Hallow’s Eve!
Marvel’s newest team takes to the streets to clean up the aftermath of Blood Hunt – namely, hunting down the remaining vampires who threaten to spill innocent blood! Including the deadly super-vamps of the Blood Coven! But when Miles Morales, aka Spider-Man, gets caught in the crosshairs — need we say it?! There will be blood! Don’t miss the beginning of an epic new adventure! JUN240731

CAPTAIN MARVEL takes a break this month.

CHASM CURSE OF KAINE #1 $4.99 Page 47
Steve Foxe and Andrea Broccardo
Battle of the Clones! Kaine Parker is on a mission to track down his fellow clone Ben Reilly. But has becoming Chasm made Ben beyond saving? Or is there an even more menacing presence pulling his strings? JUN240750

DAREDEVIL #12 $4.99 Page 79
Saladin Ahmed and Juann Cabal
Bullseye! After the pulse-pounding frenzy that started in Daredevil #8, Matt Murdock and Elektra Natchios are surrounded by their deadliest foes! The vow Elektra and Matt have taken as Daredevil will face its greatest challenge yet, as they must protect not only themselves but also all of Hell’s Kitchen from Bullseye’s dastardly designs! JUN240873

DAREDEVIL WOMAN WITHOUT FEAR #2 $4.99 Page 54
Erica Schultz and Michael Dowling
Daredevil vs the Punisher! Spiraling out of the chaos of the main Daredevil series, Elektra has learned a horrifying truth. Though whispered about in shadows and dive bars, her worst suspicions have been confirmed: A dangerous and violent new Punisher has been born in the Marvel Universe – and Daredevil is dead in his sights! JUN240778

DEADPOOL #5 $3.99 Page 19
Cody Ziglar and Roge Antonio
Deadpool is in Death Grip’s clutches and not in a fun way. This mad mystic martial artist will stop at nothing to find the limits of Deadpool’s healing factor. At what point will the Merc’s mouth stop growing back? And has Deadpool been a good enough father that his daughters will try to save him? JUN240689

DEADPOOL AND WOLVERINE WWIII TP $15.99 Page 100
Joe Kelly and Adam Kubert
It’s The Best There Is and the Merc With A Mouth as Wolverine and Deadpool have to team up against a new threat – but hopefully they don’t kill each other first! They’re the most intensely mismatched team-up in comics and pop culture X reunited for an all-new edge of your seat adventure! Yes, Wade Wilson and Logan are at the ends of the Earth X and at each other’s throats! The mysterious Delta believes in change. Change is good. But as he sets his sights on Deadpool, and Wolverine finds himself caught up in the plot, is the third time really the charm or the curse? Get ready for WWIII to erupt on the scene with the wildest pairing in comics! Collects: Deadpool & Wolverine: WWIII (2024) 1-3. JUN240918

DEAD X-MEN TP $17.99 Page 108
Steve Foxe, Vincenzo Carratu & Various
As the Fall of X continues to rock the world of the X-Men, the most surprising team of mutant ever assembled will pay the ultimate price to save mutantkind! Death was only the beginning! When the world turned against Krakoa, these five mutants lost their lives but their mission as X-Men is just getting started. To preserve Xavier’s dream, they must accomplish the impossible or die again trying! But who are the Dead X-Men?! And who has recruited them? As they leap across time and space in a last-ditch effort to prevent catastrophe, it turns out they’re not the only ones breaking through the fabric of reality! As this fearless five go places no one has gone before, a cloaked figure stalks them from the shadows and nothing will survive if she reaches her goal! Collecting Dead X-Men (2024) 1-4. JUN240925

EXCEPTIONAL X-MEN #1 $4.99
Eve L Ewing and Carmen Carnero
Kate Pryde leads a team of all new X-Men! After the fall of Krakoa, Kate Pryde is trying to get as far away from all things X as she possibly can. She’s just a regular-regular bartender now. Definitely not getting ready to head up an all new team of wayward young mutants while avoiding the watchful gaze of Emma Frost. Nothing in this title but work, dating and staving off depression. That’s it. No never-before-seen Exceptional X-Men to see here! JUN240948

GIANT-SIZE THOR #1 $6.99 Page 67
Al Ewing, Brian Level, and Bryan Hitch
A Giant Size Thor Spectacular guest starring Hercules! Thor All-Father and Hercules, God of Heroes, had joined forces many times, as fast friends and fierce rivals…but never before like this. For in the farthest reaches of space, the Deific Duo faced the greatest and most terrifying war machine ever created…and it bore the Thunderer’s face. This is the story…of the Giant Size Thor! Also: Reprinting Bob Harras and Jackson Guice’s Thor #365 – a Thor and Hercules tale told by the only real authority on such things: Hercules himself! JUN240827

HELLVERINE #4 $3.99
Ben Percy and Julius Ohta
Hellverine vs Wolverine! Bagra-Ghul has come for Logan’s soul, but when the heat is on, who will survive – the Hellverine ir he the Wolverine? [Note: Daken appears in this mini series which is something that I didn’t know with #1. Considering there may be one more issue before the story ends you may want to wait for the trade.] JUN240878

IMMORTAL THOR #14 $4.99 Page 77
Al Ewing and Jan Bazaldua
All Father vs Skyfather in a 775th issue clash of Titans! Thor and Hercules were trapped in a realm of endless night…where Nyx and her children were at their full power. But there was a greater danger caged in this dark realm – Zeus, King of the Greek Gods! And when twin thunders met, could either survive? This is the story of the Immortal Thor…and the second test of three. JUN240866

INCREDIBLE HULK #15 & 16 $3.99 Page 70
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Nic Klein
The origin of evil! As Eldest’s plans draw Hulk ever nearer to Las Vegas, she remembers a time thousands of years ago. The terrible empire she ruled then until her fateful encounter with the first Hulk, Enkidu, brought it all to ruin, making them enemies forever! Don’t miss the origin of Eldest as the two-part story “Lament for a Fallen Crown” starts here! JUN240836

First Hulk vs Eldest! In the conclusion of “Lament for a Fallen Crown,” the first Hulk, Enkidu, brings Eldest’s empire of monsters crashing down! But he’s met his match in Eldest, the first and most powerful of Earth’s ancient demigods. Can Eldest use Enkidu’s flesh to finally open the Mother of Horrors’ Divine Prison or will the power of the Green Door be too much even for her? Eldest’s plans and the story of Enkidu are laid bare in this shocking conclusion! JUN240839

IRON FIST 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 $4.99 Page 49
Jason Loo, Alyssa Wong, Justina Ireland, Frank Tieri, Lan lena Casagrande, Ty Templeton, and Whilce Portacio
Celebrating 50 years of the Immortal Protector of K’un-Lun! The legacy of the Iron Fist is a long-lived legend spanning centuries…all the way back to the year 10,000,000 B.C.E.! In this issue: Chris Claremont and Lan Medina bring you a classic tale featuring Wolverine?! Alyssa Wong and Von Randal bring you a current tale of today’s Iron Fist, Lin Lie! Plus: Justina Ireland and Elena Casagrande’s Emergency Call, featuring the Daughters of the Dragon! And Frank Tieri and Ty Templeton make the call to Heroes for Hire! But that’s not all! The future of Danny Rand rests in the hands of Jason Loo and While Portacio…You won’t want to miss it! JUN240759

MARVEL 85TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL $7.99 Page 75
Alan Davis, Yuji Kaku, Ryan North, Sabir Pirzada, Christopher Priest, Steve Skroce, Iman Vellani, Stephen Byrne, Joshua Cassara, Carlo Pagulayan, and Steve Skroce
Celebrate Marvel’s 50,000th comic book release! In the far future of the year 50,000, the exploits of the heroes of the Marvel Age are the stuff of legend, half remembered but still celebrated! Come with us now on a tour of the greatest museum in all the cosmos, in which the few surviving relics of those bygone days have been assembled. Each piece tells a unique story – about the Contest of Champions and how it wrought an end to the Age of Heroes, about the greatest triumph of Ms. Marvel and the final, secret exploit of Excalibur! And more! Marvel’s greatest storytellers gather to commemorate the whole of Marvel history in a once-in-a-lifetime celebration! JUN240856

NYX #2 $4.99 Page 18
Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, and Francesco Mortarino
From the shadows comes Wolverine! Every day, mutants are being stolen off the streets of Manhattan – unprotected and forgotten by the human world. Now a war-worn Wolverine will descend into NYC’s criminal underworld to bring them back into the light. Who is the mysterious mutant fixer known only as Local? Can Laura stand alone against the dangerous forces working to control the future of New York’s mutants? What reality-bending threat waits in the night, already ten steps ahead? The shadows of NYX are calling. What secrets will you find lurking in that neon darkness? JUN240673

PHASES OF THE MOON KNIGHT #1 $4.99 Page 73
Ben Percy, Erica Schultz, Manuel Garcia, and Rod Reis
Illuminating lost lunar lore! Though he is among the most recent, Marc Spector is far from the first Fist of Khonshu! The true history and depth of the legacy of the Moon Knight has been shrouded in the mystery of antiquity…until now! Featuring an awesome assembly of creators from across the industry, Phases of the Moon Knight begins with a story of the Moon Knight you know as he enacts his unique and violent vision of justice! Plus! An all-new Moon Knight from the Marvel Universe’s ancient past: the Moon Knight of the Old Crusades! Forged in the crucible of a holy war, what long-forgotten secrets of the Marvel Universe are waiting to be discovered in his saga?! JUN240845

PHOENIX #2 $4.99 Page 19
Stephanie Phillips and Alessandro Miracolo
Jean Grey is dedicated to protecting innocents in deep space! Yes, space is vaster than imagination, greater and darker than the mind can comprehend – and yet, not big enough to stop family from dropping by without warning. But that’s how it goes when your father-in-law is Corsair of the Starjammers! Leaving the pirate life behind, he’s got the inside line on huge news, and Phoenix is the only one who can act to save untold lives – that is, if she can believe he’s telling the truth. JUN240677

POWER PACK INTO THE STORM TP $13.99 Page 124
Louise Simonson and June Brigman
The Marvel kids superhero team sensation of the 80s returns in an all-new series never before collected – straight from their original creators! Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie Power are super hero siblings determined to do their part to protect the world despite their young age. The problem is that their parents don’t want them to have powers and can’t find out that they do! But when their friend Franklin Richards has a premonition of a galactic threat hurtling their way, the Power siblings will have to decide what kind of heroes they want to be and what they’re willing to give up along the way! Collects: Power Pack: Into The Storm (2024) 1-5. [Power Pack is a fan favorite and Julie Powers is featured though before she came out later in life.] JUN240940

SCARLET WITCH #3 $2.99 Page 74
Steve Orlando and Russell Dauterman
Lore returns! Scarlet Witch’s fight to reach the land of the living puts her face-to-face with her necromantic multiversal counterpart! Lore won’t stop until her death at Wanda’s hands is avenged – but another one of Wanda’s nemeses may hold the key to her survival! JUN240852

SCARLET WITCH & QUICKSILVER $17.99 Page 107
Steve Orlando, Stan Lee, Lorenzo Tammetta, and Jack Kirby
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Marvel’s super-powered Avenger siblings, the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are back in a series of their very own! Wanda and Pietro Maximoff have been mighty heroes, Avengers and sometimes even villains. But above all, they are twins who will look out for each other, no matter what. So when Wanda receives a letter from their recently deceased father figure, Magneto, that she knows would upset Pietro, she burns the letter before her brother can read it. She may have the best intentions, but you know where that leads and her fateful decision will drive the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver apart at the worst possible time. Because a new threat heralded by the Wizard X with a horrifying eldritch upgrade is coming for their heads, and if they can’t find a way to repair their damaged bond, it will cost them their lives! Can even these powerful siblings withstand the Wizard’s Frightful Four Hundred?! Collects: Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver (2024) 1-4, X-Men (1963) 4. JUN240923

SHE-HULK VOL 5 ALL IN $15.99 Page 105
Rainbow Rowell, Ig Guara, and Andres Genolet
Beloved YA writer Rainbow Rowell continues her sensational She-Hulk run and some of She-Hulk’s very best friends are along for the ride! She-Hulk, Hellcat and Captain Marvel were supposed to have a nice night out at Patsy Walker’s favorite bar but it’s the Marvel Universe and, in the Marvel Universe, we can’t have nice things. With their very souls at stake, Carol Danvers asks Jennifer Walters a question that could have absolutely huge consequences! In the meantime, Jen and Jack of Hearts’ space vacation gets quite dangerous. Lingering questions from years ago are going to be asked again, and the answers may just destroy the new It Couple of Comics! Collects: Sensational She-Hulk (2023) 6-10 JUN240921

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #6 $3.99 Page 65
Greg Weisman and Humberto Ramos
The noose tied by Arcade, Mentallo and their mysterious benefactor tightens on our two Spider-Men! Things already looked bleak, and when you meet the newest Spider-Villain who makes their debut this issue? Well, we may have to turn our title from Spider-Men to Spider-Man. Plus: part seven of Deadpool/Wolverine: Weapon X-Traction. JUN240817

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN VOL 1 ARACHNOBATICS $17.99 Page 104
Greg Weisman and Humberto Ramos
Marvel’s wall-crawling superstars – Peter Parker & Miles Morales – come together in their first ever ongoing team-up series!
That’s right…it’s two webslingers for the price of one! Peter Parker and Miles Morales have decided to start hanging out on the regular, comparing notes and then using said notes to take down some of both Spideys’ most dangerous bad guys! Together, this duo is better than amazing, sensational, superior…they are spectacular! JUN240920

SPIDER-BOY #10 $4.99 Page 63
Dan Slott and Nathan Stockman
Spider-Boy meets the Spider-Warriors! Be careful, because each and every one of them is powered by spider-blood. Spider-blood? Yes, radioactive spider-blood! Guest-starring the Spider-Society. And featuring an event that will forever change how Spider-Man and Spider-Boy relate to each other – a major status quo change that will have massive repercussions for the two of them. JUN240813

SPIDER-GWEN THE GHOST-SPIDER #4 $3.99 Page 62
Stephanie Phillips and Paolo Villanelli
A fresh start? Artist Paolo Villanelli reunites with writer Stephanie Phillips as Gwen faces off with a classic 616 villain! Faces will come off. Literally. Plus, Jessica Jones gives Gwen a chance at a fresh start! JUN240807

SPIDER-SOCIETY #1 $4.99 Page 42
Alex Segura and Scott Godlewski
Every Spider-Character you love! (and some you haven’t met yet!) May the first meeting of the Spider-Society commence! That’s right, every Spider-Character you love (and some you haven’t met yet) all show up in the same room for the most crazy meeting the Multiverse has ever seen. That’s right, every Spider-Person will be in the same room for the most crazy meeting the Multiverse has ever seen! Don’t miss the start of this incredible new miniseries! JUN240737

SPIDER-WOMAN #10 $3.99 Page 64
Steve Foxe and Ig Guara
Last issue’s shocking revelations lead to a brutal fight that will push Spider-Woman and the Assembly to their limits! Hydra stole Jess’ son. What can she take from them? And who among the Assembly will survive to begin a new life as Champions? JUN240816

UNCANNY X-MEN #1 $5.99 Page 2
Gail Simone and David Marquez
Professer X is gone! A core group of essential X-Men rise from the ashes to face a world without a home – and without Professor X! All bonds among the mutant community seem to be slipping away, and Rogue reluctantly finds herself as the hero designated to bring them back together…but a fearless, malignant power is out there hunting mutants, and it has a terrible secret that may destroy what remains of the X-Men! JUN240610

VENOMVERSE REBORN #3 $4.99 Page 55
Gerry Duggan, Steve Foxe, and Kei Zama
A Venom for every universe! Our journey of Venomous beings across the Multiverse continues with darkness, light and everything in between! First up, Gerry Duggan brings us the tragic tale of Venom’s biggest fan! Then Ryan North and Matthew Waite bring us a surprising tail of Venom Rex! Next up is the reveal of the all-new symbiote who fights Spider-Verse breakout star, Web-Weaver, from Steve Foxe and Kei Zama! And it’s all wrapped up in a special black suit spun by Al Ewing and Danilo S. Beyruth! JUN240727

VENOM WAR #1 $5.99 Page 30
Al Ewing and Iban Coello
Last Venom standing! The Venom Symbiote has bonded with both Eddie Brock and his son Dylan at different points. Now both Brocks are going head-to-head, determined to be the one, true Venom! Father versus son in a showdown of showdowns that threatens to tear the world asunder! From heavyweight talent champions Al Ewing and Iban Coello comes a Battle for the ‘Biote like you’ve never seen! [Please note this issue has a July solicitation order code and is on August 7th.] MAY240882

VENOM WAR VENOMOUS #1 $3.99 Page 34
Erica Schultz and Luciano Vecchio
The venomous Black Widow! Black Widow and her newly trained symbiote are jumping into the Venom War and picking a side! Fresh off their new understanding from the Black Widow: Venomous one shot one-shot, Widow starts looking into horrific experiments Alchemax has been running based on their symbiote program but she isn’t the only one! Natasha’s old teammate from her Secret Avengers days, now known as Agent Anti-Venom, is also on the case! JUN240711

X-FACTOR #1 $4.99 Page 12
Mark Russell and Bob Quinn
Fame, fortune, mutants! From the ashes of Krakoa, a new mutant arms race sweeps the globe! International governments are building their own mutant armies. But only America’s X-Factor has the most powerful, most patriotic, most marketable mutant heroes to stem the tide and make the world safe for democracy! Join Angel, Havok, Frenzy, Feral, Pyro and more as they go from one death-defying mission to another. Who will die? Who will fall in love? Who will be the first to sell out? Like, comment and subscribe to find out! JUN240637

X-FORCE #2 $4.99 Page 17
Geoffrey Thorne and Marcus To
Warfare in Wakanda! Forge leads a X-Force in their new, custom Blackbird to the next world fracture in Wakanda. But as the ground literally changes under their feet, the team will have to stop the Black Panther?! That can’t be right, can it?! And what secret is bubbling under the surface that just might tear the X-Force team asunder? The new X-Force ongoing hits its stride in this issue – don’t miss jumping on early! JUN240665

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