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LGBTQA Previews June 2023 Part 2

Hey, we’re looking at the last of June’s comics and books here with a lot of Pride related items! Of course June will have the Pride anthologies from both DC and Marvel! DC will also have a “Pride Through The Year” anthology featuring an all new Alan Scott story and reprints of commics featuring Pied Piper, Batwoman, and Lee Serrano, a non binary character who appeared in a Supergirl story written by Steve Orlando and Vita Ayala. A lot of Pride themed variant covers to tempt you too! Cat Fight from Andrew Wheeler and Ilias Kyriazis continues with its second issue! Tate Brombal and Nick Robles reunite and join with Isaac Goodhart for The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christoper Chaos described as an “LGBTQ+ horror-hero coming-of-age series that’s Invincible meets Doom Patrol.”

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 and BL/ yaoi and yuri in part one.

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

ALL EIGHT EYES #3 $3.99 Page 298
Steve Foxe and Piotr Kowalski
Once Vin’s eyes were opened to the eight-legged predators stalking NYC, he couldn’t return to his old life of ignorance. But as his mysterious mentor Reynolds grows more reckless in his crusade to exterminate the spiders, it might be Vin–or an innocent bystander–who pays the ultimate price. APR231340

BLUE BOOK #4 $4.99 Page 136 Page 298
James Tynion IV, Steve Foxe, Michael Avon Oeming, and Klaus Janson
From the New York Times-bestselling and multi-Eisner award-winning co-creators of Something is Killing the Children, The Nice House on the Lake, The Department of Truth, and Powers comes this ambitious, non-fiction comic book experience depicting true stories of UFO abductions with an eye to capturing the strange essence of those encounters. Madness and paranoia continue to take a toll on the sanity of Betty and Barney Hill as they search for help in determining whether their nightmares may have been missing memoires of their alien encounter. Also including “True Weird: And I Have Been Promised It” by Genevieve Valentine, Ming Doyle, and Aditya Bidikar. APR231346

IT’S ONLY TEENAGE WASTELAND TP $19.99 Page 300
Curt Pires, Jacoby Salcedo, and Mark Dale
In the first days of the apocalypse, a group of high school boys may be the last alive in the city. When his parents go out of town for the weekend, Mexican-American high schooler Javi decides to throw a party–one that’ll launch him and his buds into popularity! Or at least get them noticed by some girls. But no high school party goes off without a hitch. Javi can only watch as his friend takes a beating from the school bully, but then–BAM! The apocalypse has the worst timing. With few survivors–and even fewer sane ones–Javi and his friends will have to learn to survive together, and mend the fallout from the last party before the end of the world. Collects It’s Only Teenage Wasteland #1-4. APR231358

THE ODDLY PEDESTRIAN LIFE OF CHRISTOPHER CHAOS #1 $4.99 Page 301
Tate Brombal, Nick Robles, and Isaac Goodhart
From the New York Times-bestselling and multi-Eisner award-winning writers of Something is Killing the Children, The Department of Truth, and House of Slaughter; and the artist on Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story comes this LGBTQ+ horror-hero coming-of-age series that’s Invincible meets Doom Patrol. Meet teenage mad scientist Christopher Chaos. For all his life he knew he was different. His brilliant mind works in ways that defy logic and enable him to do things that push him beyond his peers. Unfortunately, these abilities have also caused great pain in his personal life-leading others to fear him and leaving Christopher with profound loneliness and guilt. Then one day something cracked. When the cute boy at high school turns out to be a deadly creature, Christopher finds himself pitted in a world of monsters, heroes, and a cult of hunters out to kill them all. APR231370

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Pride variant cover

ACTION COMICS #1056 $4.99 Page 9
Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens, Dorado Quick, Rafa Sandoval, Lee Weeks, and Yasmin Flores Montanez
A shocking new character makes their debut as the thrill-packed Speeding Bullets concludes! Superman and Metallo must reluctantly join forces to stop the Cyborg Superman. With Tracy Corben’s life (or at least her humanity) hanging in the balance, the Super-Family fights to keep Metropolis standing. Meanwhile, Lois and the staff of the Daily Planet set out to uncover the mysterious leader–and shocking origin–of Blue Earth! 0423DC048

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN JON KENT #4 $3.99 Page 11
Tom Taylor and Clayton Henry
The faces are familiar, but the situation is a nightmare. Jon Kent finds himself on an Earth where his friends and loved ones are at war–a place where his personal heroes fight each other for control of the world. What will he do when he discovers that this world’s version of his father, Clark Kent, is on the verge of becoming a dictator? 0423DC059 (Clayton Henry cover) / 0423DC062 (Stephen Byrne Pride cardstock cover, shown at right. $5.99)

BATGIRLS #19 $3.99 Page 43
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Robbi Rodriguez
The people of the Hill have had enough of Gunbunny and Gunhawk’s demands and take to the streets to march in solidarity with the Batgirls. Moved by this, the Batgirls join in, proving to both the city and the snipers that Gothamites should not be underestimated–and that we can overcome even the darkest of times if we have each other. Come join the Batgirls in the march to celebrate them in this last issue of the beloved series! 0423DC177

BATMAN #136 $4.99 Page 1
Chip Zdarsky, Mike Hawthorne, and Adriano Di Benedetto
Failsafe and Red Mask have forever changed Batman, and Gotham isn’t as welcoming as it once was. Can Batman remind them who he is? Can he remind…Catwoman? The future of the Bat-books starts here, and everyone’s world is about to explode! 0423DC001

BATMAN TP GHOST STORIES VOL 03 $16.99 Page 43
James Tynion IV, Guillem March, and James Stokoe
A bold new direction for Batman begins! Following the Joker War, Bruce Wayne and Batman’s circumstances have changed dramatically and it’s the perfect moment for a violent new vigilante to arrive in Gotham City–enter Ghost-Maker! A mysterious rival from Batman’s past, Ghost-Maker’s goal is to show the Dark Knight how to be a true hero and cleanse Gotham of crime! It’s Batman and Ghost-Maker going head-to-head for the soul of the city! Also collecting Detective Comics #1027, a book featuring the biggest names in comics chronicling the most epic Batman adventures! Collects Batman #101-105, a story from Detective Comics #1027, and Batman Annual #5. 0423DC221

BATMAN THE BAT-MAN OF GOTHAM HC VOL 02 $24.99 Page 38
Chip Zdarsky and Mike Hawthorne
Following his battle with Failsafe, the Dark Knight is transported to a darker, more hopeless Gotham City that never had a Batman and instead has…the Red Mask, brutalizing the population with his army of monsters, including Harvey Dent and Killer Croc. Batman will face the most grueling test yet: fighting a true one-man war to save his city! 0423DC171

BATMAN INCORPORATED #9 $3.99 Page 30
Ed Brisson and John Timms
Joker Incorporated has unleashed a game of terror across the globe. Thousands of lives are at stake as Joker, the Tap Dance Man, Corvus Cawl, the Ghoul, Alpaca, Dusty Bronco, and Dai Laffyn roll out their twisted plan of chaos and mayhem. In order to defeat Joker Inc., Batman Incorporated may have to cross a line the group promised never to cross. 0423DC141 (Timms cover) / 0423DC143 (Rose Kampe Pride cardstock cover $5.99)

BLUE BEETLE GRADUATION DAY TP ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSION $14.99 Page 40
Josh Trujillo and Adrian Gutierrez
Jaime Reyes has a lot to juggle. Whether it’s his finals for senior year or a new villain tearing up El Paso, he is always torn between two worlds. But after his worlds come crashing together at his high school graduation, nothing will ever be the same. A message from the Reach bombards Jaime’s scarab, Khaji Da, and it starts throwing off his connection to the device. And as if that weren’t enough, his parents and friends are pressuring him about his next steps in life. But what’s hidden here on Earth that’s drawing the Reach back? And where did this Fadeaway come from? Can Jaime find balance in his life and rise to become a true hero, or is it curtains for Blue Beetle? Collects Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #1-6. 0423DC173

BLUE BEETLE GRADUATION DAY TP SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION $14.99 Page 40 0423DC174

CATWOMAN #56 $3.99 Page 7
Tini Howard and Nico Leon
What’s the saying–two cats are better than one? Unless you’re in Gotham and the two Cats in question disagree on how the city should be run. With Selina freshly out of jail, Eiko Hasigawa has some unfinished business as Catwoman that Selina confronts her about. Meanwhile, Selina has some unfinished business of her own…and pays a visit her sister, Maggie. 0423DC032 (David Nakayama cover) / 0423DC034 (Swaby cardstock cover $5.99) / 0423DC035 (Sweeney Boo cardstock cover $5.99)

DANGER STREET takes a break this month.

DC PRIDE 2023 #1 $9.99 Page 26
Grant Morrison, Nicole Maines, Christopher Cantwell, Nadia Shammas, Hayden Sherman, Paulina Ganucheau, Stephen Sadowski, Skylar Patridge, Mildred Louis, and others!
DC Pride is back again with a brave and bold and all-new collection of stories starring DC’s fan-favorite stable of LGBTQIA+ characters–many of whom will find themselves in thrilling team-ups the likes of which you’ve never seen before! Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy go to extreme measures to get a little alone time…but there’s nowhere on the planet Crush can’t crash! Jon Kent gets a comprehensive course in dark magic when John Constantine sics a golem on him. Tim Drake and Connor Hawke learn that there’s nothing more awkward than reuniting with an old friend after you’ve both come out and one of you was indoctrinated by the League of Shadows for a while. Circuit Breaker struggles to stifle his powers after the Flash of Earth-11 leaps out of the time stream and knocks them both into another dimension. Just how far would Flashlight go to honor his lost love? All these stories and many more in DC Pride 2023! This year’s anthology also includes: An introduction by Phil Jimenez! A 5-page preview of Dreamer’s YA debut written by Nicole Maines and drawn by Rye Hickman! A parade of pinups by Babs Tarr, Maria Llovet, Brandt & Stein, Noah Dao, Travis G. Moore, and more!, 0423DC134 (Mateus Manhanini) / 0423DC135 (Gabriel Picolo cover) / 0423DC136 (Oscar Vega cover) / 0423DC136 (Jen Bartel foil cover $11.99)

DC PRIDE THROUGH THE YEARS #1 $9.99 Page 29
Greg Rucka, William Messner-Loebs, Steve Orlando, Vita Ayala, Tim Sheridan, J.H. Williams III, Greg LaRocque, Jamal Campbell, and Cian Tormey
Take a journey through over 30 years of fan-favorite LGBTQIA+ characters in the DC Universe with this collection that not only remembers and celebrates three landmark issues of days past but also teases exciting new stories yet to come! DC Pride: Through the Years collects: The Flash #53 (1991), in which villain-turned-hero Pied Piper comes out to his friend the Flash and helps thwart a dastardly villain Detective Comics #854 (2009), the thrilling beginning of Batwoman’s first solo series, which would launch her into stardom Supergirl #19 (2018), which tells the story of Lee Serano–a nonbinary teenager who befriends the Girl of Steel An all-new story starring Alan Scott, which will light the way to his next great adventure as Green Lantern! 0423DC140

DC RWBY #5 $3.99 Page 44
Marguerite Bennett and Soo Lee
Superman’s been possessed by a Grimm, and it’s up to Team RWBY to stop him! Can the huntresses take down the Man of Steel, or is this the end for Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang?! 0423DC194

DETECTIVE COMICS #1073 $4.99 Page 44
Ram V, Dan Watters, and Stefano Raffaele
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And for Bruce, that will is Batman…because myths don’t bleed, right? Well, Batman, with the last ounce of strength he has, will have to test that theory out with the Orghams as he fights through Prince Arzen’s three powerful protectors to find out. Hope is not all lost, though, as Jim Gordon and Sorrow rush their way through Gotham to help Batman before it’s too late and an Azmer demon is placed inside him. 0423DC196 (Evan Cagle cover) / 0423DC190 (Amy Reeder Pride cardstock cover $5.99)

DETECTIVE COMICS GOTHAM NOCTURNE OVERTURE HC VOL 01 $29.99 Page 39
Ram V, Simon Spurrer, Rafael Albuquerque, and Dani
Something is terribly wrong with Batman. No matter the tests Bruce takes, nor the numbers he counts, the greatest detective in the world can’t pin down the source of this creeping dread–of his own inner demons and a looming mortality. Meanwhile, real demons roam the shadows as an ancient melody haunts the Gotham night. As Batman investigates the songs and the demons of Gotham, he is forced to confront the oldest question: Has there has been a demon within him all along? And if so, what does it want…and why hasn’t it taken over yet? Collects Detective Comics #1062-1065. 0423DC172

Pride variant cover

GREEN ARROW #3 $3.99 Page 16
Joshua Williamson and Sean Izaakse
Arsenal and Black Canary versus Peacemaker and the new Peacewrecker! While Arsenal and Black Canary’s quest for answers has sent them into danger, Green Arrow is lost in time and space–but at least he’s not alone now. Two members of the Green Arrow family join Oliver Queen in the last place you’d expect! [Asexual Connor Hawke is part of the supporting cast.] 0423DC082 (Izaakse cover) / 0423DC084 (Luciano Vecchio Pride cardstock cover shown at right. $4.99)

HARLEY QUINN #31 $3.99 Page 18
Stephanie Phillips, Heather Anne Campbell, Sweeney Boo, and Filya Bratukhin
Well, here I am trying to convince this talking rabbit not to kill…wait. What?! Ivy’s home?! Aw crap–I gotta clean up the apartment and hide all the plants I ruined. Maybe I should hire a bunch of sexy apartment cleaners? Eh, Ivy would probably want to be here for that… Okay, it’s up to you, Bud and Lou! Eat all the trash! Go, go, go, go, my babies! Plus, it’s the anime event of the century as I dream about my life as the protagonist of a mecha story! Time ta get in the freakin’ robot! 0423DC089 (Sweeney Boo cover)/ 0423DC090 (Jenny Frison cardstock cover $4.99)

JOKER TP VOL 02 $19.99 Page 47
James Tynion IV, Guillem March, and Francesco Francavilla
Following the events of The Joker Vol. 1, the Joker is on the run, and now he’s off to Europe?! Jim Gordon pursues the madman, but the seeds of doubt begin to sprout…if the Joker didn’t gas Arkham Asylum, who did? And what’s the next move for Vengeance, daughter of Bane? This story will leave you searching for answers at every turn–and even questioning whether Gordon will risk his own life to save…the Joker? Collects The Joker #6-9 and The Joker 2021 Annual! 0423DC224

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #7 $3.99 Page 44
Geoff Johns and Mikel Janin
Reunions are cut short when the JSA and the Lost Children to face down a new threat! Can this group of heroes and sidekicks find their rhythm or will it be curtains for both? What happens here has massive ramifications for the next stage of The New Golden Age! 0423DC203

LAZARUS PLANET HC $29.99 Page 37
Mark Waid, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Nicole Maines, Leah Williams, Greg Pak, Riccardo Federici, Mike Perkins, Jack Herbert, Scott Godlewski, Skylar Patridge, and others
Spinning out of the pages of Batman vs. Robin comes an event that changes the DCU forever…Lazarus Planet! The Lazarus volcano has erupted, releasing clouds of its unique lava into the atmosphere and causing bizarre and dangerous rainstorms all over the world. Those who survive exposure to the storms are transformed: those without superpowers gain powers, and those who had powers before–including some of the DC Universe’s heaviest hitters–find their abilities amplified or changed in unexpected ways…or both! With Batman out of commission, it’s up to Robin to assemble the world’s greatest heroes to stop the storm and defeat the deadly villains who caused it. Collecting Lazarus Planet: Alpha, Lazarus Planet: Assault on Krypton, Lazarus Planet: We Once Were Gods, Lazarus Planet: Legends Reborn, Lazarus Planet: Next Evolution, Lazarus Planet: Dark Fate, and Lazarus Planet: Omega! 0423DC169

MULTIVERSITY HARLEY SCREWS UP THE DCU #4 $4.99 Page 44
Frank Tieri and Logan Faerber
How can Harley stop herself from screwing up the timeline if her future self has already screwed it all up? First she discovered she totally stopped Superman and the Flash from ever existing, and now she’s finding out that she totally time-traveled right over Wonder Woman’s and Aquaman’s origins too! Harley has to stop Harley, or at least try to put the pieces of the DCU she’s broken back together again. With a time machine and a tough, scary, alternate-universe Harley at her side, maybe–just maybe–she can make things right again. 0423DC206

NIGHTMARE COUNTRY THE GLASS HOUSE #3 $3.99 Page 32
James Tynion IV and Lisandro Estherren
Demon club the King of Pain offers the Corinthian a chance to indulge his most murderous tendencies, and the walking nightmare finds himself ravenous after years of guarded restraint. And though the first taste is free, what starts as a snack quickly escalates to a feast, and there will no doubt be hell to pay. Are the club’s offerings enough to keep the Corinthian satisfied? Or will blood spill across the streets of San Francisco just as the immortal witch Thessaly enters the fray, seeking to satiate a hunger of her own? 0423DC152 (Reiko Murakami cover) / 0423DC153 (Elizabeth Torque cardstock cover $4.99)

NIGHTWING #105 $4.99 Page 6
Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
Masterminds Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo are back at it again to present Nightwing fans another special issue uniquely designed for them to be Nightwing for a day! This oversize story will feature Nightwing from his point of view, allowing readers to use his escrima sticks and leap through Bludhaven! You don’t want to miss this issue, as there’ll be other surprises along the way, including who’ll show up beside you!, 0423DC026 (Redondo cover) / 0423DC029 (Nick Robles Pride cardstock cover $5.99)

PEACEMAKER TRIES HARD #2 $4.99 Page 31
Kyle Starks and Steve Pugh
The Brain has given Peacemaker no choice but to complete a dangerous mission on his behalf, but he won’t have to kick bad-guy butt on his own. With Monsieur Mallah at his side, Peacemaker breaks into the secret base of General Immortus to steal some super-villain DNA. What starts as the team-up you never knew you wanted takes a surprising turn that could leave Peacemaker facedown in a pool of his own blood! 0423DC148 (Anka cover) / 0423DC150 (Anka movie poster variant cover)

POISON IVY #13$3.99 Page 5
G. Willow Wilson and Marcio Takara
There sure is nothing quite like a romantic night with your sweetie in the swamp to make your mouth water. It’s the dawn of a new day as Pamela Isley makes her return to Harley and Gotham City with a lovestruck Janet-from-HR in tow. The tension’s so thick you could cut it with a fan boat’s propeller! In commemoration of the incredible first year of Poison Ivy’s series and the viridescent villain’s return home, this special issue features a ferocious quartet of classic and new Gotham City artists! 0423DC019 (Jessica Fong cover) / 042DC023 (Sweeney Boo swimsuit cardstock cover $5.99) / 0423DC022 (Claire Roe Pride cover 1 of 2 parts, shown at right. $4.99)

SANDMAN TP BOOK 6 $34.99 Page 33
Neil Gaiman, Simon Spurrier, Kat Howard, Nalo Hopkinson, Dan Watters, J.H. Williams III, P. Craig Russell, Bilquis Evely, Tom Fowler, and others
From the imagination of New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes this final volume of stories that find him revisiting Morpheus, the Endless, the realm of the Dreaming, and beyond. In the Hugo Award-winning prequel series The Sandman: Overture, illustrated by J.H. Williams III, Gaiman returns to the Sandman Universe after a 17-year break to spin a tale in which Morpheus must save the universe from a rogue star. The comic book version of The Sandman: The Dream Hunters adapts the Dream Hunters prose novel into a lush four-part miniseries drawn by P. Craig Russell. And in The Sandman Universe, plotted by Gaiman, writers Simon Spurrier, Kat Howard, Nalo Hopkinson, and Dan Watters expand upon the characters and worlds Gaiman created for a new generation of readers. The Sandman Book Six is the perfect bookend for Sandman completists and fans of modern fantasy. 0423DC155

SPIRIT WORLD #2 $3.99 Page 18
Alyssa Wong and Haining
With Cassandra Cain still stuck in the Spirit World, Xanthe and Constantine are hoping the one portal they’ve found (which is quickly closing) is their one-way ticket to the land of the dead to help rescue Batgirl! Cass has made two spirit friends along the way who have given her a special cloak that helps mask her living-flesh stench to keep the other spirits from eating her…but can they be trusted? And hey, what’s in this tea that they just gave her…?! 0423DC094 (Haining cover) / 0423DC096 (Jessica Lui Fong Pride cardstock cover $4.99)

STATIC TEAM-UP ANANSI #1 $3.99 Page 36
Evan Narcisse and Charles Stewart III
In a story set before the events of Static: Shadows of Dakota, the Static Shock animated series fan-favorite African superhero Anansi pays a visit to Dakota City, investigating a supernatural disturbance…but he’s going to need Static’s help to explore the occult side of the Milestone Universe! 0423DC163

STEELWORKS #1 $3.99 Page 12
Michael Dorn and Sami Basri
Forging the future! The Metropolis of the future is here today, but can it survive a terrorist who’s out for revenge against its builder–John Henry Irons, a.k.a. Steel–and his company, Steelworks and who possesses secrets that could undo everything John has worked so hard to build? While John’s professional life is firing on all cylinders, his personal life is even better, as his on-again, off-again relationship with Lana Lang might be back on, permanently. Now he must decide whether it’s time to give up being Steel once and for all. But does John even know who he would be without his superhero identity? How does the other Steel–John’s niece, Natasha Irons–feel about his momentous decision? And does any of that matter if Steelworks crumbles around him when he lacks the superpowers to fight back? Writer Michael Dorn (the voice of Steel in Superman: The Animated Series) teams up with artist Sami Basri to bring you the next chapter of Steel’s saga in this not-to-be missed six-issue miniseries! 0423DC065 (Clay Mann cover) / 0423DC068 (Swaby Pride cardstock cover $4.99)

TIM DRAKE ROBIN #9 $3.99 Page 30
Meghan Fitzmartin and Nikola Cizmesija
Robin and Batwoman are trapped in the lair of the Chaos Monsters! Will they be able to escape with their sanity intact? 0423DC145 (Cizmesija cover) / 0423DC147 (Travis Moore Pride cardstock cover $5.99)

TITANS #2 $3.99 Page 20
Tom Taylor and Nicola Scott
A Titan is murdered! Will the new era for the Titans end almost as soon as it’s begun? After one of their own is found dead, the remaining Titans must look for answers before more blood spills. Can they outrun the horrible fate they’ve been dealt? Plus, a new Brother Blood rises as the team begins to fall apart! 0423DC105

UNSTOPPABLE DOOM PATROL #4 $3.99 Page 17
Dennis Culver and Chris Burnham
Saving the world by saving the monsters isn’t easy and the World’s Strangest Superheroes need someone even stranger to help them process everything they endure. Join Doom Patrol’s resident therapist. Dr Syncho, as she channels five Fifth Dimensional entities into one super consciousness to delve deep into the psyche’s of Robotman, Elasti-Woman, Negative Man, and more in Breakthrough Breakdowns! 0423DC086 [Whether Larry/Negative Man will be gay like his HBOMax counterpart is unknown.]

VIGIL #2 $3.99 Page 19
Ram V and Lalit Kumar Sharma
Who Are the Vigil? Arclight file loading… The identity of Arclight, a known member of the rogue metahuman group the Vigil, is unknown at this time. However, observations conclude that he is the leader of the group, which also consists of Dodge, Saya, and Castle…among other possible members unknown at this time. Evidence shows there is a link between Arclight’s military history with the pirates who have taken control of a boat along the coast of Thailand and the island destination where the contents of the boat were headed. What secrets does this island contain, and is it another government experiment covered up as a conspiracy only believed by heretics? You are being watched. 0423DC101

WONDER GIRL HOMECOMING TP $19.99 Page 47
Joelle Jones, Adriana Melo, and Leila Del Duca
The story of Wonder Girl, Yara Flor, starts here! Raised in the exotic, far-off land of Boise, Idaho, Yara has always felt something was missing from her life–and now she is headed to Brazil to find it! Unbeknownst to Yara, her arrival will set off a series of events that will change the world of Wonder Woman forever. Her return has been foretold by an ancient prophecy, and with that comes the undivided attention of benevolent gods from pantheons beyond. Danger lurks around every corner, but is this young hero ready for her journey? 0423DC225

WONDER WOMAN #800 $5.99 Page 24
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Tom King, Joelle Jones, Todd Nauck, Daniel Sampere, and others
Whatever Happened to the Warrior of Truth? concludes in a landmark 800th issue! Diana’s visions become more vivid as she finds herself trapped in the dreams of those around her! As she struggles to escape, her life as Wonder Woman hangs in the balance. When the dust settles, will she still be the Amazons’ greatest champion? Find out in this extra-special celebration! 0423DC124 (Yanick Paquette cover) / 0423DC129 (Ted Brandy & Ro Stein Pride cardstock cover $6.99)

WONDER WOMAN REVENGE OF THE GODS TP VOL 4 $19.99 Page 47
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Various
Wonder Woman must battle the gods themselves in this can’t-miss collection reprinting Wonder Woman #795-800! The scorned love god Eros is ready to take over Washington, D.C., in Hera’s name, and that’s just the beginning of an astonishing battle between Wonder Woman and the gods she once worshiped. But even Diana can’t stand against her pantheon alone, so she’ll need the new champion of Shazam to turn the tide. All this and more as one era of Amazon adventure ends, and another incredible chapter begins. 0423DC22

IDW/ TOP SHELF

CAT FIGHT #2 $3.99 Page 348
Andrew Wheeler and Ilias Kyriazis
The cat’s out of the bag. Felix Lamarr is on the run for murdering his grandmother to inherit her infamous Kit-Kat Crime Syndicate! Except… Felix is innocent. He’s being framed by someone called Schrodinger and now has every one of Kitty Midnight’s loyal thieves hot on his tail for revenge.
32pgs, FC SRP: $3.99, APR231539

CRASHING TP $16.99 Page 348
Matthew Klein and Morgan Beem
House meets Gotham Central in this powered up medical drama featuring a prized physician caught amid recovery from addiction and a polarizing campaign aimed to strip superpowered humans of healthcare rights. Rose Osler is a specialist. Her focus? Patients with Powers… at a hospital with a No Powered Patients policy. When a battle between Boston’s protectors and destroyers erupts, Rose is trapped between saving the city’s beloved hero by day and greatest villain at night. Except Rose could become a casualty when she’s forced to risk her recovery. As Rose pushes past her limits to save everyone else, will she be able to save herself? APR231544

DARK SPACES GOOD DEEDS #2 $3.99 Page 348
Che Grayson and Kelsey Ramsay
St. Augustine, Florida is on edge after one of its own is found dead at the local diner under seemingly supernatural circumstances. All eyes are on friendless teenager Cheyenne Rite, the town’s newest resident and sole witness to the gruesome event. When Cheyenne’s peers shun her at school, she shares crucial new information about the murder with troubled journalist Jean McKnight, whose assignment to cover St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary celebration may have just turned into a career-defining expose on the town’s hidden historical secrets. APR231545

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS SATURDAY MORNING ADV #4 $3.99 Page 350
David M. Booher and George Kambadais
In the exciting conclusion, the gang are reunited, but Sheila, Bobby, Presto, and Hank are still mesmerized by Phaelona’s glamorous charm. Can anything stop an all-out fight between friends? As Phaelona’s untamed powers let loose in full force, the architect of the whole adventure is revealed… and if you thought it was Venger, well, you’d be right! APR231551

EARTHDIVERS #8 $3.99 Page 350
Stephen Jones and Riccardo Burchielli
What started as a mission to find her missing twins in the Arizona desert in the year 2112 has landed Tawny in Ice Age Florida, separated from everything she knows and loves by thousands of years. But as the sole and unexpected protector of a new child in need, Tawny is more determined than ever to fight for survival in this chilling prehistoric world. And a surprising, devastating weapon she wields from the future may give a local tribe the upper hand in its battle against an invading Solutrean force. APR231554

MY LITTLE PONY #14 $3.99 Page 351
Tee Franklin and Amy Mebberson
Everypony meet Izzy’s most favorite crafting protege: Violette Rainbow! Violette is super excited to see Maretime Bay, have a traditional Unicorn sleepover with her favorite fillysitter, and meet the famous Sunny Starscout. But she is feeling self-conscious about her spotty coat because it’s caused by vitiligo. It’s up to Izzy to help Violette see the beauty in her unique sparkle! APR231563

STAR TREK DEFIANT #5 $4.99 Page 351
Christopher Cantwell and Angel Unzueta
Captain Worf struggles to maintain order among the Defiant’s crew with the addition of two reluctant new recruits, causing friction on board the stolen vessel. And with Klingon adrenaline still surging through Kahless’ veins, the need to find–and stop–him has never seemed so urgent. APR231578

TMNT ONGOING #140 $3.99 Page 3353
Sophie Campbell and Gavin Smith
A shamed mayor. A fallen wall. A new borough and broken trust among a found family. Left reeling from the events of Armageddon Game, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles grapple to hold it all together as the rest of New York City struggles to find equilibrium. The city’s new dynamic means a new slate of challenges and opportunities. And while a dark threat lurks in the shadows of Mutant Town, several of the Turtles’ closest allies separate themselves from the brothers. APR231608

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BLACK CLOAK #6 $3.99 Page 78
Kelly Thompson and Meredith McClaren
Anyone want to storm the castle? What about if, instead of an army, we just have an elf, a fairy, two Dracona, an ambitious young Taka, a wizard, and a couple motivated revolutionaries? Still wanna do it? Good. Then come with us. APR230223 (McClaren cover) / APR230224 (Tula Lotay cover)

I HATE THIS PLACE #9 $3.99 Page 83
Kyle Starks, Artyom Topilin, Lee Loughridge
Questions will be answered as Gabby and Trudy face terrors from their past, present, and future in the penultimate issue of I Hate This Place! APR23024

INDIGO CHILDREN #4 $3.99 Page 84
Curt Pires and Rockwell White
Kabul. The Indigo Children search for Ahmed in a city on the brink of collapse. Rand and his agents converge. Indigo Five goes hunting. APR230248

LOVE EVERLASTING #8 $3.99 Page 87
Tom King and Elsa Charretier
“Too Hip For Love” part three. Nothing is as it seems. Joan is now trapped in the happiest of realities: she has children, a husband, friends, a life. And she has no idea if any of it is real. Take a mind-bending journey into the heart of the American Dream as Joan continues to explore the myths and terrors of being in love. APR230266

PHANTOM ROAD #4 $3.99 Page 90
Jeff Lemire, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, and Jordie Bellaire
Dom and Birdie attempt to deliver their mysterious cargo while discovering how powerful it truly is. Meanwhile, Agent Weaver finds hersel APR230278

SAGA #66 $3.99 Page 90
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Uh-oh. APR230280

STARSIGNS #2 $3.99 Page 93
Saladin Ahmed, Megan Levens, and Kelly Fitzpatrick
Just as she begins to explore her new powers, Rana finds herself hunted by the vicious and mystically compelling Tatiana, who calls herself Leo. Rana’s sole hope for escape? A mysterious new ally. Superhuman astrological drama from Eisner winner Saladin Ahmed and sci-fi fave Megan Levens! APR230293

TERRORWAR #3 $3.99 Page 94
Saladin Ahmed and Dave Acosta
In the aftermath of a devastating Terror attack, Muhammad and company are detained by Blue City’s security forces. But when his low-rent crew is brought before a powerful politician, it’s clear things aren’t what they seem. APR230296

W0RLDTR33 #3 $3.99 Page 97
James Tynion IV, Fernando Blanco, and Jordie Bellaire
W0RLDTR33 holds the key to understanding why Ellison Lane’s kid brother carried out such an unimaginable atrocity…but it may already be too late to stop the Undernet from destroying someone else Ellison loves. APR230318

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #27 $3.99 Page 20
Zeb Wells and Ed McGuinness
Grief looms over Peter after last issue’s shocking death! Spider-Man’s villains are more than happy to keep him distracted? Your eyes don’t deceive you, Doctor Octopus is back!
[Bisexual Black Cat and Spider-Man are dating.] APR230688 ( McGuinness cover) / APR230690 (Lucas Werneck Pride variant cover with Web Weaver.)

BETSY BRADDOCK CAPTAIN BRITAIN #4 $3.99 Page 46
Tini Howard and Vasco Georgiev
Earth’s most furious heroes unite! And the villains alike! Morgan Le Fay has saddled up with her old lover, none other than Doctor Doom! And that can’t mean good things for the old country. But Betsy Braddock has a plan up her sleeve?and a Multiverse of allies even Morgan can’t magic-wand away. The fight for Britain, for Betsy, for Captains everywhere comes to a head! APR230789

BISHOP: WAR COLLEGE #4 $4.99 Page 46
SJ Holtham, Duarte, Alberto Foche, Sean Hil1
Time is an unconquerable beast! Tempo traps herself and Bishop in a time loop of her past trauma. Will she be able to allow festering wounds heal so she and Bishop can figure out a way back home? Meanwhile, the War College students are fighting for their lives, and the lives of Krakoa’s mutants, against the Struckers and Orchis. Help may be on the way, but timing these days has a funny way of putting our favorite mutants in the worst positions possible. Read the last issue of the Bishop: War College miniseries to find out how this time-warped, action-packed plot ends! [Cam Long and Aura Charles are a couple. Cam is non binary and Aura is bisexual.] APR230788

BLOODLINE DAUGHTER OF BLADE #5 $3.99 Page 62
Danny Lore and Karen S. Darboe
For Brielle Brooks’ whole life, it’s been just her and her mom Safron against the world. A world where suddenly, supernatural bad guys started coming out of the woodwork – but so did her dad, the one and only Blade! And while he’s been training Brielle to hunt vampires and control her Dhampir bloodlust, he and Safron have now been captured by an ancient foe. Can Bloodline save them before her family is ripped apart? APR230846

CAPTAIN AMERICA COLD WAR OMEGA #1 $4.99 Page55
Collin Kelly, Tochi Onyebuchi, Jackson Lanzing, and Carlos Magno (CA) David Talaski
Cold War finale! White Wolf has unleashed an army of Dimension Z monsters upon our world as a declaration of global war, and Team Cap’s only hope to stop it is to take him down for good. Meanwhile, Bucky Barnes deploys his final chess piece – Ian Rogers himself – to turn the situation in his favor. Lifelong friends battle alongside mortal enemies – and change the trajectory of their lives – in this stunning conclusion! APR230824 (David Talaski Pride variant cover)

CAPTAIN AMERICA SENTINEL OF LIBERTY TP VOL 02 THE INVADER $19.99 Page 94
Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and Nico Leon
Some shadows reach farther than even the world’s best spies can predict! Power. Money. Machinery. Love. Revolution. The 20th century progressed at a more rapid pace than any other in history, but not without help from the shadows. Prepare to discover the secrets of the Outer Circle – and what their next play means for the future of the Winter Soldier! As Steve Rogers receives intel on the Circle’s next move, Sharon Carter returns to help Captain America assemble a team for a new mission. But when Cap’s allies find themselves scattered across the country with no recollection of how they got there, he must call in a favor from the one person he knows can help: mutant telepath Emma Frost! Collecting Captain America & The Winter Soldier Special and Captain America: The Sentinel Of Liberty (2022) #7-11. APR230933

CARNAGE #14 $3.99 Page 34 Page 26
Alex Paknadel and Francesco Manna
“Carnage Reigns” part 5. As Cletus Kasady’s hunger has grown, so has his ambition. With a certain wall-crawling hero dead in his wake. APR230715

COSMIC GHOST RIDER #4 $3.99 Page 64
Stephanie Phillips and Juann Cabal
Cosmic Ghost Rider vs Cosmic Ghost Rider vs Cosmic Ghost Rider! A battle royal between the two different Cosmic Ghost Riders in the depths of space! But will either of them survive long enough to uncover the mystery of their new dual existence? The revelations and flaming fisticuffs will come fast and furious in this issue! APR23085

DAREDEVIL #12 $4.99 Page 61
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto enter the ring for a championship bout as their senses-shattering run on Daredevil reaches its most ambitious point yet! They’ve dragged Matt Murdock to the deepest and darkest places of his entire history – but they’re about to drag him even lower! APR230843

Daredevil #12

DAREDEVIL & ELEKTRA TP VOL 2 RED FIST SAGA PT 2 $15.99 Page 98
Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto, and Manuel Garcia
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto’s epic rollercoaster continues! Elektra and Matt Murdock, both now entirely consumed by their respective identities as Daredevil, turn their attention to the world – and to making it a better place. But neither Matt nor Elektra have ever been known for their delicate touch, and they’re met by resistance as they unleash their unique brand of purging fire through the criminal element – both expected and very much not! War is coming, and Daredevil and Elektra are on a collision course with the rest of the Marvel Universe! Collecting Daredevil (2022) #6-10. APR230936

DEADPOOL #8 $4.99 Page 64
Alyssa Wong and Luigi Zagaria
Can’t a merc get a break? Deadpool is once again fighting for his life when all he wants to do is retire, have a nice time with his daughter and be completely cured of his cancer – is that too much to ask? Maybe not? APR230853

DOCTOR APHRA #33 $3.99 Page 78
Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
Luke Skywalker! A lost Jedi temple! And a grave miscalculation! Aphra has convinced Luke that she can help him find long-lost secrets of the Jedi! But she has other plans for him that include. Darth Vader!!! APR230894 (Jung-Geun Yoon cover) / APR230896 (Phil Jimenez Pride cover)

DOCTOR APHRA TP VOL 6 ASCENDANT $17.99 Page 105
Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
Sana Starros and her allies have cornered the Spark Eternal! Sana is determined to bring back Doctor Aphra, no matter the cost! But can she triumph – or will the Spark destroy Sana, Aphra and everyone they love? Aphra strikes a bargain for power, but it may come at a terrible cost – unless the crafty doctor has one last trick up her sleeve! Meanwhile, Ronen and Domina clash over the Tagge Corporation’s future, and Sana is caught in the middle! But if there’s one thing she’s learned from Aphra, it’s how to use every situation to her advantage – and no matter which Tagge wins, Sana’s determined to come out on top! Plus: The Spark Eternal sets its sights on the Crimson Dawn! Will Aphra’s most desperate gambit pay off? Or will she be lost forever? Collecting Dr Aphra (2020) #26-31. APR230940

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3 $3.99 Page 29
Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, and Kev Walker
Bittersweet reunion! The Guardians find themselves face-to-face with their old teammate Groot! But he’s not the friend they remember! Will this be a happy reunion or an all-out massacre? It may be the latter, as the rift between this family runs deep. APR230726

HALLOWS EVE #4 $3.99 Page 43
Erica Schultz and Michael Dowling
Eve finally returns to the place where it all began? The Beyond Corporation! Maxine Danger is back and puts Eve in her toughest spot yet. Can Eve survive this? Or will Ben Reilly rot in his prison cell, waiting for his love who will never come? APR230776

HELLCAT #4 $3.99 Page 60
Christopher Cantwell and Alex Lins
Hellcat has reached a breaking point as she is haunted by secrets from her past and hounded by the law, Sleepwalker an her ex Daimon Hellstrom in the present. With the dark forces conspiring against her and the truth of Spalding Grantham’s murder finally about to be exposed, Patsy will undergo a dramatic transformation. Prepare yourselves for the return of? Demonic Hellcat! APR230837

IMMORTAL X-MEN #12 $3.99 Page 47
Kieron Gillen and Lucas Werneck
A colossal mistake? The Quiet Council gather to fill the empty seat. It’s the last chance to make a smart, kind decision to prevent the fall. Luckily, the deciding vote is in the hands of trusty old Colossus. Let’s hope he hasn’t got plans to ruin everything. That would be terrible. APR230790 (Mark Brooks cover) / APR230793 (Lucas Werneck Pride cover)

INCREDIBLE HULK #1 $4.99 Page 6
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Nic Klein
The Age of Monsters has begun! As an enraged Hulk tries to take control of Bruce Banner’s body permanently, a mysterious immortal turns every monster in the Marvel Universe against Banner in an attempt to free their creator, the primordial Mother of Horrors. With the help of an unlikely new friend, Banner and Hulk must try to stop the world from getting plunged into darkness in this terrifying new series! APR230643

LEGION OF X TP VOL. 2 $19.99 Page 106
Si Spurrier, Rafael Pimentel, Netho Diaz, and Phil Noto
When Judgment Day arrives, Legion is on the Celestial’s chopping block! Is David Haller a hero, or will he succumb to his madness just as everyone predicts? Then, something savage is afoot! Nightcrawler develops some very demonic physical features – and he’s not the only one. Goodbye, Warren Worthington III – and hello, murderous winged monster! Meanwhile, Banshee has developed a flaming skull, and Cypher and Warlock have made a startling discovery about the seemingly innocuous blooms floating out of the Astral Plane. As Kurt’s inner beast threatens to completely take control, can the Legionnaires – with help from the mystical Black Knight – untangle this complex web of threats before it envelops mutantkind? When Legion battles Nimrod, the status quo will be completely shattered! Collecting Legion Of X #6-10 and X-Men: Before The Fall Sons Of X. APR230942

LOKI #1 $4.99 Page 12
Dan Watters and German Peralta
Loki saves the Marvel Universe? He may be the “benevolent” God of Stories now, but Loki’s past as the God of Lies returns to haunt him when ancient, powerful weapons he once built end up scattered across the Ten Realms! Loki must track down these weapons before they fall into the wrong hands and bring about Ragnarok! Surprising guest stars, exciting new characters and startling twists await in this all-new miniseries by rising stars Dan Watters and German Peralta! APR230663

MARVEL VOICES PRIDE 2023 $9.99 Page 42
Stephanie Williams, Steve Foxe, Marieke Nijkamp, Shadi Petosky, Stephen Byrne, Joanna Estep, Bailie Rosenlund, Lorenzo Susi, Rosi Kämpe, and more
Celebrating Pride 2023 with new and established creators! Get the scoop on an unannounced X-Men title with an action-packed story by Steve Foxe! Then Stephanie Williams introduces a brand-new character in Pride tradition! The 2021 and 2022 character debuts of Somnus and Escapade sent shock waves through Krakoa – you will not want to miss the opening gamut here. And there are many more announcements to come. Fans from every arc of the rainbow will love this anthology, and True Believers everywhere know if they want to see the future of Marvel Comics…they better be reading Marvel’s Voices. The groundbreaking anthology series continues with more panache than ever! [Note: If the Pride anthology does not appear in your comic shop’s order forms then please contact them with one of the following order codes to ask them to order a copy for you.] MAR231009 (Amy Reeder cover) / MAR231011 (P Craig Russell) / MAR231012 (Jan Bazaldua) / (MAR231010) (Phil Jimenez)

MARY JANE AND BLACK CAT TP DARK WEB $17.99 Page 94
Jed MacKay, Vincenzo Carratu, and Michael Dowling
Face it, Tiger, you just hit the double jackpot! Two of the greatest loves of Peter Parker’s life find themselves thrown into one another’s paths and straight into Limbo! But as the events of Dark Web put them through hell, Felicia Hardy has a secret she’s in no rush to share about the new (old) man in her life?Peter Parker! And MJ’s hiding something, too: Somehow, she has super-powers?! Our dazzling duo soon finds themselves at the mercy of the diabolical Belasco! And if they don’t come clean with one another, they could be stuck in Limbo forever – because Felicia’s guilty conscience is playing havoc with her escape plan! Plus: The Black Cat’s ultimate score: the mask of Doctor Doom! Collecting the 5 part mini seris. APR230932

MONICA RAMBEAU PHOTON TP $15.99 Page 103
Eve L. Ewing, Luca Maresca, and Ivan Fiorelli
It’s up to Photon to put the universe back together! From the New Orleans Harbor Patrol to the Avengers, the Ultimates and beyond – Monica Rambeau, the hero known as Photon, has been a leader and team player her entire life. Now, as Monica faces a reality-shattering crisis in her first-ever solo series, readers will explore the outer reaches and wildest vagaries of the Marvel Universe through the eyes of one of its most powerful heroes! Charged with making a very special, very cosmic delivery, this should be light work (get it?) for Monica – if family drama doesn’t hold her back! But when she runs into someone from her past who she really can’t stand, it’ll lead to an unexpected – make that impossible – Avengers reunion. Collecting Monics Rasmbeau: Photon #1-5. APR230939

NEW MUTANTS LETHAL LEGION #4 $3.99 Page 48
Charlie Jane Anders and Enid Balam
Steal from the worst! Escapade, Cerebella and Scout’s plan to perform the ultimate heist and steal from Count Nefaria has not been going as smoothly as they would have liked. In fact, they now have to face the Count and his new nefarious Lethal Legion! Thankfully, Dani, Karma, Galura, Rahne and Morgan join the fray and will bring some order to the madness hopefully. Maybe trying to rob an ultra-rich super villain who has his own personal league of evil minions was a little ambitious for the young mutants? APR230795

RED GOBLIN #5 $3.99 Page 26
Alex Paknadel and Jan Bazaldua
Cletus Kasady is back in New York and more powerful and bloodthirsty than ever! Normie Osborn, meanwhile, is eager to prove himself as the new Red Goblin! But when that eagerness puts him on a collision course with Carnage, Normie and his symbiote will emerge from this issue forever changed! APR230710

ROGUE AND GAMBIT #4 $3.99 Page 50
Stephanie Phillips and Carlos E. Gomez
With their powers combined? Rogue and Gambit are still dead in the water! And so are the powered humans who’ve mysteriously disappeared recently. Crusher Creel, Juggernaut, Vanisher, Lady Deathstrike? What are all these (sometime) villains doing in one place, and who is pulling the strings? The gloves come off, and series secrets are revealed as this house of cards comes crashing down! APR230799

SCARLET WITCH ANNUAL $4.99 Page 17
Steve Orlando and Carlos Nieto
Contest of Chaos prelude! When a newly rejuvenated Agatha Harkness learns of the Scarlet Witch’s recent absorption of Chthon, she decides to educate her former student on the dangers of such an endeavor. But Wanda is not the meek pupil she once was – and Agatha’s intentions are not so straightforward. This epic clash between Marvel’s most powerful witches sets off a chain reaction that will affect the course of Marvel’s summer! APR230677

SCARLET WITCH THE LAST DOOR TP VOL 1 $19.99 Page 97
Steve Orlando, Sara Pichelli, and Carlos Nieto
A new era begins for Wanda Maximoff, as she goes on a journey to help those in need with witchcraft and heroism alike! There is a door that appears only to those who need it most, who have no one else in the world to turn to. On the other side is the witchcraft shop. If your hope is gone, there you will meet the Scarlet Witch! Wanda Maximoff is familiar with hitting rock bottom — and now that she’s finally found peace, she’s pledged to help others who are languishing at their lowest. But when a woman falls through Wanda’s door with a terrifying story of a town gone mad, the Scarlet Witch will have to muster all her wits and chaos magic to deal with an insidious threat! And when Viv Vision comes to her, exhausted and terrified, Wanda must dive into Viv’s dreams to find the cause of the android’s suffering! Plus, Polaris stops by…for a sisterly sojourn into Sub-Atomica! Collecting Scarlet Witch (2023) 1-5. APR230935

SHE-HULK #14 $3.99 Page 60
Rainbow Rowell and Andres Genolet
The secret history of the Scoundrel revealed! The coolest new villain of 2023 has been shrouded in mystery, but She-Hulk is putting on her detective hat and getting to the bottom of it? APR230840

SILK #2 $3.99 Page 34
Emily Kim and Ig Guara
Welcome to the wild, wild, West! Silk’s old nemesis Saya Ishii has her trapped in a dream world that keeps resetting. In the latest dream, Silk is a web-slinging, train-robbing outlaw in the Wild West. Why is Silk trapped? And what’s the deal with the monstrous creature that keeps showing up to terrorize her? APR230743

STAR WARS MANDALORIAN 2 #1 $6.99 Page 70
Rodney Barnes and Georges Jeanty
Season 2 of the hit Disney+ series is here! Gorgu and Din Djarin return in chapter 9: The Marshal! The Mandalorian is drawn to the Outer Rim in search of others of his kind. Following rumors of another Mandalorian, he instead comes face-to-face with Marshal Cobb Vanth wearing a very familiar armor! Mando and Grogu have stepped into a situation bigger than they realize! [NOTE: This character may not appear in the issue and may be a Pride cover for the sake of it.] APR230877 (Paulina Ganucheau Pride cover)

STAR WARS RETURN OF JEDI EMPIRE #1 $4.99 Page 73
Jody Houser and Jethro Morales
What would you do if the Empire took over?
As operations begin to take shape on the moon of Endor, a technician must figure out how to live under the control of the Empire. But if he can’t stay out of trouble, what will the Empire do with him? Continuing the 40th anniversary celebration of Return of the Jedi,Jody Houser and Jethro Morales pull back the curtain of the Empire like never before! APR230884

STAR WARS SANA STARROS #5 $4.99 Page 72
Justina Ireland and Pere Perez
The Starros family infiltrates an Imperial Destroyer. What can go wrong? Sana Starros and bounty hunter Deva Lompop have boarded the King’s Ransom to save one of their family. But once they find out they’ve been betrayed, the Starros Clan will never be the same! APR230883 (Betsy Cola Pride cover)

TRIALS OF X TP VOL 12 $19.99 Page 106
Gery Duggan, Victor Lavalle, Steve Orlando, Phil Noto, Javier Pina, Leonad Kirk, and Creees Lee
The Age of Krakoa continues in the next installment of collecting all its stories in their entirety! Villains old and new thrive in the Trials of X! Emma Frost has taken on many opponents as the White Queen, but she may have bitten off more than she can chew with the Kingpin of Crime, Wilson Fisk! M.O.D.O.K. takes aim at the X-Men — and after all, he is designed for only one thing! Sabretooth may be trapped in the Pit…but that makes him more dangerous than ever. Now he welcomes five more mutants to his own private hell. What laws did they break? Are they ready for what they’ll find? No. No, they’re not. And Kate Pryde sets sail with a new crew of Marauders — and their first mission is to rescue Daken from the primal provocateur known as Brimstone Love! APR230943

VENOM #20 & 21 $3.99 Page 33
Al Ewing and CAFU
There and Brock again! Eddie Brock has fought and fought and fought some more to get back to the Marvel Universe and fight by his son’s side.In this issue he succeeds! And the charred skeletal remains of Eddie’s physical body are reanimated by the King in Black incarnate! Wielding the very marrow in his broken bones, Eddie makes his presence in the present known in explosive fashion! Not that you’d expect anything less! APR230736

Not your father’s Bedlam!
As Eddie Brock finds his footing in the Marvel Universe, he’s going to need to come face to face with the very worst parts of himself in the form the time-displaced monster called Bedlam! Eddie’s always been his own most brutal critic, though, and this titanic beatdown will be no exception – and something new will be waiting on the other side! (Hint: it’s that giant red dude with four arms right above this text!) APR230739

X-23 DEADLY REGENESIS #4 $3.99 Page 48
Erica Schultz and Edgar Salazar
Laura on lockdown! Kimura has Laura right where she wants her! But with X-23 under Kimura’s thrall like the “good old days”?will Laura be drawn back into the life of an assassin that she put behind her? Old wounds are reopened, and drastic action is taken by X-23… and the mysterious Haymaker! APR230794

X-CELLENT #4 $3.99 Page 50
Peter Milligan and Mike Allred
Venus Dee Milo returns! But how does the formerly deceased teleporter play into Zeitgeist’s plan to mutant godhood? The brightest stars always burn out the fastest. And when it comes to Zeitgeist’s infamy, a backstabbing teammate will do just the trick! APR230801

X-FORCE #41 $3.99 Page 51
Ben Percy and Robert Gill
Quentin Quire returns to overthrow Beast’s barbaric rule! The once-Kid Omega returns to X-Force! But where has he been? And where is he taking the team? Mysteries will be revealed as Beast’s dark agenda is fully exposed! (Hint: Any X lives of Wolverine fans may want to pick this up too!) APR230805

X-MEN #23 $3.99 Page 52
Gerry Duggan and Joshua Cassara
The Sentinels get an upgrade! Anti-mutant fantasist Feilong has taken control of Tony Stark’s businesses and devoted Iron Man’s technology toward the next generation of Sentinels! These Stark Sentinels are as hard to beat as old Shell-head himself and are fully devoted to crushing the X-Men! APR230807 (Josua Cassara cover) / APR230810 (Lucas Werneck Pride cover)

X-MEN BEFORE FALL HERALDS OF APOCALYPSE #1 $4.99 Page 44
Al Ewing and Luca Pizzari
The origin of Arakko! In ancient days, Genesis turned back the hordes of Amenth. In ancient days, Genesis forced Annihilationin to a parley. What words were spoken in her mind? Now, finally, Apocalypse will know?and the echoes of those words might destroy him?and Arakko with him. APR230778

X-Men #23 Pride variant

X-MEN BEFORE FALL MUTANTS FIRST STRIKE #1 $4.99 Page 44
Steve Orlando
and Valentina Pinti
Krakoa strikes?! Ever since mutants declared themselves humanity’s new gods, certain circles have been waiting for the other shoe to drop – the wrath. When a small New England town is hit by a devastating mutant attack, it seems the wrath is here. But all isn’t as it appears. And Krakoa doesn’t hesitate to save lives – so it’s time for Bishop to lead Krakoa’s biggest rescue effort yet! APR230781

X-MEN RED #12 $3.99 Page 49
Al Ewing and Jacopo Camagni
The White Sword broken The White Sword – the mutant Omega healer who could raise the dead and bind them to his service – had One Hundred Warriors. Now the first and last of the Hundred have come to tell the tale of the one who destroyed them?one who is coming to test the mutants of Arakko once again? APR230796

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