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LGBTQA Previews May 2024 Part 2

Hello and thanks for your curiosity about comics and graphic novels coming out in May! So much stuff and so much pressure for yours truly trying to finish a couple more projects. Look for Marvel’s Voice Pride to come at the end of May. Both covers (to date) are so good I had to feature both in the cover image along with the cover to IDW’s Star Trek Celebrations Pride anthology. I hope you find some great stuff to read!

Let’s just get right to the list because there’s so much more! 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 and BL/ yaoi and yuri 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 #1 $3.99 Page 205
Neil Gaiman, Marc Bernardin, and Shawn Martinbrough
New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman joins forces with Eisner nominated Adora writer Marc Bernardin and Thief of Thieves cocreator Shawn Martinbrough to adapt Gaiman’s Locus and British Fantasy Award-winning novel as a comic book series for the first time and soon to be a television show on Amazon Prime! “Fat” Charlie Nancy leads a boring life as a boring Londoner, until he discovers two things: That his recently deceased father was, in fact, Anansi the Spider, the trickster god of African folklore, and that he has a twin brother he’s never met. Which kicks off a reality-spanning odyssey of sibling rivalry, jealous deities, and one poor soul who’ll realize what it means to be a god. MAR241056

BLACK HAMMER TP VOL 8 $24.99 Page 211
Jeff Lemire and Malachi Ward
The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns in this story picking up immediately after the events of the hit Reborn series. In this multi-timeline, world-hopping adventure, we find new stakes, new heroes, and the long-awaited return to Black Hammer farm with the Weber family reuniting and facing many new challenges and villains in Jeff Lemire’s biggest event in the Black Hammer series thus far! Collects Black Hammer: The End #1-6 and features a sketchbook section and bonus art by Tonci Zonjic, Tyler Crook, Caitlin Yarsky, David Rubin, Max Fiumara, and Wilfredo Torres. MAR241122

BLUE BOOK 1947 #5 $4.99 Page 205
James Tynion IV and Michael Avon Oeming
The wave of “UFO hysteria” in 1947 was strong enough to spur the official Federal investigations of unidentified flying objects and launch Project Blue Book by the U.S. Air Force in 1952. In the final chapter of the Blue Book: 1947 series by James Tynion IV and Michael Avon Oeming, we see the causes of this national fervor and the beginnings of the grip on pop culture that have lasted for almost a century. Also including a True Weird backup story by Josh Trujillo, Jack T. Cole, and Aditya Bidikar! MAR241061

Ghostbusters #4

CANTO A PLACE LIKE HOME #1 $3.99 Page 206
David M. Booher and Drew Zucker
The finale series to the Shrouded Man Saga begins at Dark Horse Comics! The tiny clockwork knight returns after making the ultimate choice to save his people above all else. He has amassed allies in the war against the Shrouded Man, but even an army may not be enough to stop the evil sorcerer’s quest to conquer Canto’s people. Fighting to save New Arcana won’t be easy, but nothing ever is for the brave Canto! The fan-favorite comic fantasy continues with the miniseries Canto: A Place Like Home by Eisner and GLAAD nominated writer David M. Booher and fan-favorite artist Drew Zucker! MAR241065

CRITICAL ROLE VOX MACHINA ORIGINS IV #2 $3.99 Page 206
Matthew Mercer, Jody Houser, and Noah Hayes
Geronimo! When Vox Machina decides to split the party, Vax and Pike find themselves face-to-face with a vicious chimera, and the rest of the crew has fallen into an underground cavern where who-knows-what awaits them! Will the group survive long enough to reunite?! MAR241068

DAWNRUNNER #4 $4.99 Page 206
Ram V and Evan Cagle
A new kind of Tetza has arrived and promises to push Anita Marr and Dawnrunner to their limits. Is Dawnrunner doomed or will dramatic revelations strengthen the bond between Anita and Dawnrunner, pushing them to evolve into something new? Ram V and Evan Cagle deliver a giant mech vs monster story unlike any before it! MAR241069

EMPOWERED TP VOL 12 $19.99 Page 211
Adam Warren
From comics kingpin Adam Warren comes Empowered, the sexy superhero comedyXexcept when it isn’tXthat pushes envelopes, crosses boundaries, and breaks a few buildings for good measure! Costumed crimefighter Empowered is trapped in a surreal nightmare scenario as her universe begins spontaneously rebooting again and again, with each variation more twisted and bizarre than the last! Can our befuddled superheroine somehow undo this inexplicable Neverending Reboot…while simultaneously steering her love life in a boldly polyamorous new direction with Thugboy and Ninjette! — or is this The End for Emp and her chaotically convulsing cosmos?
Resoliciited from Previews Vol. XXXIII #2 (FEB230403) MAR241124

GHOSTBUSTERS BACK IN TOWN #4 $3.99 Page 206
David M. Booher and Blue Delliquanti
The Ghostbusters face a dire situation when roach infested ooze floods the firehouse and malevolent apparitions swarm freely. Phoebe, Callie, Trevor, and Gary clash with Madame Malveaux as she looms over Times Square, unleashing chaos upon New York City. Will our heroes survive this spectral crisis? It’s a ghost showdown in the Big Apple for the final installment of Ghostbusters: Back in Town! MAR241076

HEARTPIERCER #2 $3.99 page 207
Rich Douek and Gavin Smith
Tensions run high in the village of Briarglen, as it’s set upon by an army of the Howler’s werewolves. Will the villagers trust Atala to lead them in fighting off the monsters, or throw her, Grost and Eryn into their slavering jaws? The dark fantasy epic continues right here! MAR241080

MASTERS OF UNIVERSE REVOLUTION #2 $3.99 Page 208
Tim Sheridan & Various, and Daniel HDR
The official prequel to the Netflix series continues! Welcome to Zal-Kron, where, for centuries, technology has thrivedXand where, today, the Horde has lain siege! But when the tactics of Hordak’s Force Captain threaten to break their fledgling alliance, the evil master must devise a plan to ensure the undying loyalty of his brash young apprentice. If they’re not careful, the rising tug-of-war between these two powerful men could leave them open to the influence of a dangerous outside threat…MAR241093

THE ODDLY PEDESTRIAN LIFE OF CHRISTOPHER CHAOS #10 $4.99 Page 208
Tate Brombal, Nick Robles, and Soo Lee
Christopher desperately searches for answers about himself and how he can help all of Monsterkind. But Adam Frankenstein, Viv, and Jordi are concerned and struggling in their own ways. Will Christopher push himself too far and destroy the friendships forged by the Monster Squad? MAR241099

DC

Birds of Prey #9

BATMAN #147 $4.99 Page 1
Chip Zdarsky and Jorge Jimenez
With no allies, no weapons, and almost no hope…can Batman fight back before Zur makes a true devil’s bargain? The world is about to know Zur’s true power! Him and…his new sidekick? Dark Prisons continues! 0324DC001

BATMAN DARK AGE #3 $5.99 Page 13
Mark Russell and Michael Allred
A Robin rises from the ashes! Bruce Wayne discovers he may wield more power without a mask as he reenters society to rave reviews. But when an ambitious Carmine Falcone takes over Gotham with the help of his False Face Society, Batman realizes the only way to win the war is with allies. Will the next generation be up to the task? Or is Gotham doomed to continue living in this dark age? 0324DC053

BIRDS OF PREY #9 $3.99 Page 11
Kelly Thompson and Javier Pina
If the Birds of Prey have one mission, it’s protect Barbara Gordon at all costs, and that mission is…not going great. Dinah and her team search for Barbara in this strange new world that seems specifically designed to trip them up. Many mysteries lurk in the dark of this world, and some of them don’t even want to kill you…probably. 0324DC041

BLUE BEETLE #9 $3.99 Page 25
Josh Trujillo and Adrian Gutierrez
Victoria Kord’s new superhero is giving Jaime a run for his money! Just what is Victoria planning, and can the Blue Beetle survive? 0324DC103

Blue Beetle #9

CATWOMAN #65 $3.99 Page 10
Tini Howard and Carmine Di Giandomenico
The final act of Nine Lives begins here! Catwoman is dead meat. With a certifiable cutthroat and cannibalistic cabal of criminals converging on Catwoman, the feline femme fatale finds herself searching the ends of the earth for an ally in her struggle. But first she’ll have to escape from her current predicament: a deadly black site prison. 0324DC036

DETECTIVE COMICS #1085 Page 4
Ram V, Alex Paknadel, and Javier Fernandez
Gotham Nocturne: Act III continues! The Batman has returned, but his city is no longer the home it once was. A sinister order now governs the shadows of Gotham. An order so precise, so methodical, that there is only one thing that could combat it. What is this one force–this singular thing that could undo order? Even if you were told, you would not believe it. In fact, you may think it’s a joke. 0324DC010

FLASH #9 $3.99 Page 21
Si Spurrier and Ramon Perez
As the Speed Force glitching causes more chaos around the world, another Rogue is gifted with a mysterious powerset upgrade, while Linda seeks out the source of the mysterious voices she’s been hearing, and Barry reaches a breaking point! 0324DC087

FLASH (2023) VOL 01 STRANGE ATTRACTOR $19.99 Page 39
Simon Spurrier, Mike Deodato Jr, and Various
Wally West has never been quicker, more fulfilled, more heroic. And yet… something is off. Very off. His evolving understanding of his powers has opened Wally to new avenues of sci-fi adventure and attuned his senses to strange new ideas. When something whispers from the dark vibrations beyond the Speed Force, Wally must experiment with creative new approaches to his powers when he encounters new realms, mysterious allies, and mind-shattering terrors! Plus, in Titans: Beast World Tour: Central City, both Central and Keystone City have been blasted with monstrous spores, and it’s all hands on deck for the Flash Family! The Flash: Strange Attractor is the start of a new era from the team of writer Simon Spurrier and artist Mike Deodato Jr., also featuring contributions from writers and artists across the Flash Family, including Alex Paknadel, A.L. Kaplan, Jarrett Williams, and Serg Acu.a! Collect Flash #1-6, Titans: Beast World Tour: Central City #1, and a story from Flash #800. 0324DC141

GREEN ARROW #12 $3.99 Page 21
Joshua Williamson and Sean Izaakse
Now an ongoing series! This is it! For the last year, Oliver Queen has been on a mission to reunite his family and friends. Can the Emerald Archer overcome Merlyn’s final master move and get the family reunion we’ve all been dying to see? [Connor Hawke is in the cast.] 0324DC106

GREEN LANTERN WAR JOURNAL #9 $4.99 Page 23
Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Montos
Lantern Shepherd and Kyle Rayner discover the shocking history of the ancient Dark Star of the Fenn! Meanwhile, John Stewart is trapped in its orbit, trying desperately to save his mysterious new allies from the undead First World armies searching for him! Can John prevent them from escaping the Dark Star and overrunning the universe? And can Shepherd find John in time to save his family from the mysterious new force now threatening the Earth, the shapeshifting Star Shroud? 0324DC095

HARLEY QUINN #40 $4.99 Page 9
Tini Howard, Grace Ellis, Natacha Bustos, and Hannah Templer
Driving laws, etiquette, common sense? Whoe needs ’em. Dat’s right, you finks! I’m continuing my greatest higher education-motivated research assignment to date–being bad! And if that wasn’t enough getting schooled for ya in one issue, my collegiate best friends for life forever and always, Grace Ellis and Hannah Templer, have joined forces to tell the true story of the time I dreamed I was sent back ta school! You’ll be calling me Harley Dangerfield by the end of this one on account of all the respect yer gonna be giving me! 0324DC032

HARLEY QUINN BLACK WHITE REDDER TP $19.99 Page 42
Chip Zdarsky, Gail Simone, Zoe Thorogood, Bilquis Evely, Bruno Redondo, Babs Tarr, and others
The bloody brilliance of 2020’s Harvey-nominated Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red deserved an encore! In this all-new collection, 18 short tales of Gotham’s most unpredictable antihero unspool in black, white, and red ink (because she’s never seen the world in just black and white). Watch in astonishment as Harley and Ivy dive deep into the heart of the Fortress of Solitude! Peer into Harley’s teenage past as a high-flying gymnast with vengeance on her mind! Be astonished as former Joker sidekicks Harley and Gaggy Gagsworthy embark on a harrowing heist that’s well worth the risk! All these plus oodles more madcap monochromatic misadventures!From superstar creators Chip Zdarsky, Leah Williams, Zoe Thorogood, Paul Scheer, Kelly Thompson, Gail Simone, Tini Howard, Justin Halpern, Kevin Maguire, Tom Reilly, Annie Wu, Juni Ba, Brandt & Stein, Babs Tarr, Bilquis Evely, Bruno Redondo and scores of others! Collects Harley Quinn: Black + White + Redder #1-6! 0324DC145

JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER DEAD IN AMERICA #5 $4.99 Page 29
Si Spurrier and Aaron Campbell
John Constantine, his son Noah, and bodyguard Nat have been blazing a trail across the face of America in their double-decker Routemaster bus, finding themselves on the wrong end of an eruption of supernatural and mystical threats–all thanks to a scattering of Dream’s sand. In this anthology-format issue, three particularly memorable run-ins with hitchhikers and drifters on America’s roadsides come to the fore…but can Constantine add up their meaning in time to uncover who–or what–is to blame for this rise in terror? 0324DC114

LOONEY TUNES #278 $2.99 Page 32
Ivan Cohen and Dave Alvarez
When a trip to the vet turns unexpectedly sour, Sylvester finds himself on a brand-new fitness regimen, and instructor Tweety is ready to put him through his paces! 0324DC127

NIGHTWING #114 $4.99 Page 7
Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
The Eisner Award-winning duo of Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo reunite to tell Nightwing’s greatest story yet. The culmination of Heartless’s sabotage on Nightwing reaches its dramatic climax when Nightwing loses his ability to leap, impeding his duties to be the superhero we know and love., 0324DC023

OUTSIDERS #7 $4.99 Page 11
Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, and Robert Carey
A requiem is held for a fallen friend. The Guide is opened, and the truth of the world is revealed. 0324DC046

POISON IVY #22 $3.99 Page 8
G. Willow Wilson and Marcio Takara
Part 1 of 3 of the explosive climax of Year Two of Poison Ivy! The end times are upon Pamela Isley. The rotten seeds she has sown across America have come home to roost, and her greatest enemy has torn himself from her flesh. With the verdant villainess on death’s door, is there any hope…for the rest of the world, or has the reign of Dr. Jason Woodrue, the Floronic Man, begun? 0324DC027

POWER GIRL #9 $3.99 Page 16
Leah Williams, Eduardo Pansica, and Julio Ferreira
House of Brainiac tie in! Hey Power Girl, come out to play! With the Czarnians seizing control of Power Girl’s Metropolis neighborhood, Crush offers herself up as a diplomat to reason with her unreasonable relatives. But these aliens are as corrupt as they are crude and decide they’ll just add Crush their growing number of hostages. Can Power Girl save the day solo, or will she fall prey to Goblin and intergalactic biker gang? 0324DC067

SHAZAM #11 $3.99 Page 25
Josie Campbell and Emanuela Lupacchino The Vasquezes have made the extraordinary decision to adopt the kids! All they have to do is pass a home inspection by the adoption agency, but ever since the Gods rebuilt the family home, things have become a bit of a magical mess. Can they make it through the day without the inspector running into any interdimensional creatures? 0324DC100

SUICIDE SQUAD DREAM TEAM #3 $3.99 Page 17
Nicole Maines, Eddy Barrows, and Eber Ferreira
No one just gets out from under the thumb of Amanda Waller, and it’s looking like Dreamer is no exception! But a surprise pair of allies decide to risk it all and play hero, helping Dreamer escape Waller’s clutches…now they just have to escape the plane they’re stuck in and prevent a bloody assault on Gamorra. Should be easy, right? 0324DC070

SUICIDE SQUAD KILL ARKHAM ASYLUM #5 $4.99 Page 27
John Layman and Jesus Hervas
He may have the sharpest teeth in the sea, but he’s not the sharpest tool in the shed. Talkin’ ’bout King Shark, who’s been locked away in Arkham where Amanda Waller has taken an extra-special interest in him. Now there’s a full-scale riot going on, and King Shark knows Waller is behind it. Can he survive the blood frenzy long enough to figure out her master plan? The prequel to Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League comes to its epic conclusion. Read the book, then play the game! Each print issue includes a redeemable code for a bonus digital doll in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League inspired by the comics. Get the new Clayface digital doll with issue #4. Paying subscribers with a DC Universe Infinite Annual or Ultra subscription (U.S. only) who read the digital issues of Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum will also receive these bonus digital codes. 0324DC109

TITANS #11 $3.99 Page 24
Tom Taylor and Lucas Meyer
After a literal deal with the devil, Waller turns things up a notch! With the help of the twisted Doctor Morrow, she has now created an ultimate weapon capable of taking down all the Titans. Can the team survive themselves? 0324DC097

WONDER WOMAN #9 $4.99 Page 20
Tom King, Daniel Sampere, and Belen Ortega
The ultimate test! As Sovereign’s grip on Wonder Woman’s psyche tightens, she retreats into the arms of Steve Trevor. Will their love for the ages prove victorious over the web of Amazon lies weaved in Man’s World? Plus, Trinity lets the dogs out! 0324DC083

Wonder Woman #9

WONDER WOMAN (2023) VOL 01 OUTLAW $19.99 Page 38
Tom King and Daniel Sampere
When an Amazon is accused of mass murder, Wonder Woman must find her before an elite U.S. strikeforce does. Failure will mean allout war between America and the Amazons, but that’s exactly what the mysterious mastermind called the Sovereign wants! Diana faces her ultimate challenge in Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Outlaw, collecting the first issues from writer Tom King (Batman) and breakout artist Daniel Sampere (Dark Crisis)! Decades from now, we meet Trinity, the teenaged daughter of Wonder Woman, in a story that pits Diana against Giganta, Dr. Psycho, Silver Swan, and more, and introduces the Sovereign, whose Lasso of Lies may prove more powerful than Diana’s powers of truth! Collects Wonder Woman #1-6 and a story from Wonder Woman #800. 0324DC139

WONDER WOMAN THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG DIANA TP $16.99 Page 34
Jordie Bellaire and Paulina Ganucheau
The world may know her as Wonder Woman, but once upon a time she was Diana, the young princess of Themyscira. Back then, she struggled to find her place on an island deemed paradise by many, but which was, to her, a prison. Trapped in her role as a royal and shielded from the harsh realities of Man’s World, Diana yearned for adventure, or at least a purpose. So when ancient texts portraying her home’s history go missing, she gets both. How far will our hero go to find the texts and the truths they’re hiding? Find out in this exciting story that promises to be a classic for years to come! Collected for the first time, these stories by Eisner Award-winner Jordie Bellaire and rising star Paulina Ganucheau provide an intimate look into Wonder Woman’s upbringing and dangerous secrets of her past! 0324DC130

IDW/ TOP SHELF

D&D SATURDAY MORNING ADVENTURES 2 TP $16.99 Page 213
David Booher and George Kambadais
The adventures continue in this second graphic novel collection, featuring the cast of the 1980s cartoon! Some time has passed since the team’s adventure in Waterdeep. Now Dungeon Master is growing weaker with an unknown ailment, and while thoughts of returning home are never far from their minds, Hank the Ranger, Diana the Acrobat, Sheila the Thief, Eric the Cavalier, Presto the Magician, and Bobby the Barbarian must save their mentor. Sailing between planes in their Spelljammer, the party finds themselves on the swashbuckling Sword Coast. With Venger closing in and pirates blocking the way forward, can our heroes cure Dungeon Master before it’s too late? MAR241136

GODZILLA RIVALS MOTHRA VS HEDORAH #1 $7.99 Page 213
Josh Trujillo and Josh Cornillon
A strange meteor crashes outside a small Icelandic village just after their annual Mothra festival, suddenly bringing the remote town to the attention of a dying trillionaire. As he seeks the secrets to eternal life in the crater, twin villagers Astrid and Aurora deal with the death of their festival-organizing grandmother. But what is waiting to seep out into the village, and who could defend it? It’s a cycle of death and rebirth in Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah! MAR241142

STAR TREK CELEBRATIONS #1 $5.99 Page 215
Vita Ayala & Various
“Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate but to celebrate differences in ideas and differences in life forms.” – Gene Roddenberry. IDW proudly presents a one-shot anthology centering and celebrating LGBTQIA+ characters from across the Star Trek universe! Join legendary heroes from each era of the beloved franchise in stories that showcase the strengths of infinite diversity in infinite combinations, brought to you by a star-studded cast of writers and artists including Vita Ayala, Steve Orlando, Mags Visaggio, and more! MAR241164

STAR TREK DEFIANT #15 $4.99 Page 216
Christopher Cantwell and Mike Feehan
It’s a good day to die! Left with no other choice, the crew of the Defiant assists Hugh in assimilating B’Elanna in hopes of reclaiming control over the parasite embedded in her brain stem. But it’s a race against time and the undead as hordes of infected Starbase crew bang on the hangar doors, demanding Worf and his crew surrender and become one with the parasitic Collective! MAR241167

TMNT BLACK WHITE & GREEN #1 $5.99 Page 217
Paulina Ganucheau & Various
It’s the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles like you’ve never seen them before! This special series gathers up some of comics’ most eclectic and exciting talent to bring their takes on TMNT to the page, taking the characters back to their origins in black-and-white independent comics but with a touch of green! Thrill to all-new adventures by the likes of Paulina Ganucheau, Declan Shalvey, and more. With covers by Shalvey, Ganucheau, and superstar James Stokoe! MAR241182

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CRAVE #6 $3.99 Page 129
Maria Llovet
Series finale. David arrives just in time to cancel Charlotte’s craving and have the conversation they should’ve had long ago. Alexandra steps in to assist Sofia and Albert, successfully driving Duncan away from his office.But will they manage to stop Crave for good? Or will all their efforts be in vain? 0324IM219

DEVIANT #5 $3.99 Page 129
James Tynion IV and Joshua Hixson
Michael Schmitz is working on a book about the man imprisoned for the grisly slaying of two teenage boys fifty years ago. But for Michael, the Deviant Killer isn’t just his subject, but an obsession-one that changed the course of his childhood. The Deviant returns Michael’s connection to these gruesome slaying begins to unravel. 0324IM221

NEWBURN VOL 02 $16.99 Page 127
Chip Zdarsky and Jacob Phillips
Past mistakes are catching up with Newburn. As his allies turn on him one by one, Newburn must take increasingly desperate measures to protect himself. With their enemies closing in on all sides, how much longer can his partner Emily remain by his side? Don’t miss the thrilling conclusion of the series! Collects issues #9-16 0324IM197

NIGHTS #7 $3.99 Page 133
Wyatt Kennedy and Luigi Formisano
Attention: Tonight’s performance of Sweeney Todd has been directed by Rudy Ray Moore and written by Walter Hill. We apologize for the confusion.Ivory’s in trouble, Vince plays a double, and Matt will make you chuckle! A lot of people die this issue., 0324IM262

NIGHTS SEASON ONE VOL 01 PART ONE $9.99 Page 127
Wyatt Kennedy and Luigi Formisano
It’s 2003, supernatural creatures casually exist amongst humans, and America is made up of 31 states. Vince Okonma has lost his parents, moved in with his secret mercenary cousin and his video game-making roommate, and befriended “the greatest vampire who’s ever lived.” And that’s just the first 20 pages. A new vision of urban gothic adventure starts here! Welcome to Florida, where the youth is wasted on the young…Collects issues #1-6. 0324IM198

ONE HAND #4 $3.99 Page 133
Ram V, Laurence Campbell, and Lee Loughridge
The hunt for the new One Hand Killer is nearing its end and Detective Ari Nassar only needs to uncover one final clue. But secrets run deep in Neo Novena, and the One Hand Killer isn’t the only person that wants to shut Ari down…permanently. The One Hand is a miniseries that will keep you guessing until the very end. For fans of Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell, and Black Mirror. 0324IM263

RAT CITY #2 $3.99 Page 133
Erica Schultz and Ze Carlos
Peter Cairn is still struggling with his new powers. Deemed a “Deviant” by the corporation that created him, he is on the run as they attempt to reclaim the power that they believe is theirs! 0324IM266

SIX FINGERS #3 $3.99 Page 134
Dan Watters, Sumit Kumar, and Lee Loughridge
n the penultimate issue of the series, Johannes has cracked the code written in the blood of the city, which promises to break its secrets wide open. But will it be worth the cost of all it promises to take from him? The Six Fingers is a miniseries that will keep you on the edge until the very end.For fans of Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell, and Black Mirror. 0324IM280

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON LIVES #2 $4.99 Page 135
Dan Watters, Ram V, Matthew Roberts, and Dave Stewart
Kate Marsden has miraculously survived, but just who-or what-is the creature that she saw? As Doctor Thompson and Kate work to discover the truth, they come face to face with an elusive serial killer…who’s also the man that Kate has dedicated her life to destroying. 0324IM295

UNIVERSAL MONSTERS DRACULA HC DIRECT MARKET EXCLUSIVE $24.99 Page 128
James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds
The Department of Truth creators James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds re-team to tell a new tale of the monster who started it all!? When Dr. John Seward admits a strange new patient named Renfield into his asylum, the madman tells stories of a demon who has taken residence next door. But as Dr. Seward attempts to apply logic to the impossible…his daughter falls under the spell of the twisted Count Dracula!? FCollects issues #1 – 4. 0324IM206

W0RLDTR33 #9 $3.99 Page 149
James Tynion IV, Fernando Blanco, and Jordie Bellaire
Ellison Lane had never heard of Gabriel Winter before a seemingly chance encounter at a police station. But it’s becoming increasingly clear Gabriel Winter never left anything to chance-and he’s been influencing the entire Lane family for years. Was he trying to save the world…or using the Lanes as pawns in a game that only Gabriel Winter truly understood? 0324IM312

MARVEL

AVENGERS #14 $3.99 Page 13
Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa
Bllod Hunt tie in! New team lineup debuts! With the current Avengers tied up and under siege during Blood Hunt, Captain Marvel calls for aid – and who better to assemble a new team of Avengers than Steve Rogers? Captain America gathers the forces of Quicksilver, Hawkeye, Hercules and Hazmat to take on the hordes of vampires attacking all over the world. And when they encounter an organized army of vampires in uniform led by a surprise villain, it gets personal! MAR240556

AVENGERS TWILIGHT #6 $4.99 Page 39
Chip Zdarsky and Daniel Acuna
The end has come! A horrific bomb has been dropped and its fallout can’t be contained! Avengers and Defenders rise up to save the world, but death stalks them all! The senses-shattering series concludes here in an epic you have to see to believe! [Two and possibly more members of the Twilight Court are LGBTQA.] MAR240632

BLACK WIDOW AND HAWKEYE #3 $3.99 Page 46
Stephanie Phillips and Paolo Villanelli
Hawkeye has been poisoned! And his only chance at survival is the Black Widow’s unpredictable and vindictive symbiote – what could go wrong? A lot, as it turns out – because the fugitive pair has landed in the crosshairs of Black Widow’s old enemy, Damon Dran! MAR240666

BLOOD HUNTERS #1 $4.99 Page 9
Christos Gage, Erica Schultz, Mark Russell and Javier Garron
The first in a new anthology series that explores how the shattering events of Blood Hunt cover the breadth of the Marvel Universe! Hawkeye is on the run – but does he have enough trick arrows in his quiver to avoid both the long arm of the law and vampires out for his blood?! Man-Wolf and J. Jonah Jameson do a little father-son bonding – while also fighting for their lives against a horde of bloodsuckers! And, in a continuing story, with Cloak missing in action Dagger strikes out in search of new and surprising allies. Witness the genesis of Marvel’s wildest team yet: the Blood Hunters! It all begins here! MAR240543

CAPTAIN MARVEL #8 $3.99 Page 74
Alyssa Wong and Jan Bazaldua
Carol’s connection to Yuna Yang is shattered – and the Undone is still coming! Captain Marvel reaches a point of no return! MAR240787

DAREDEVIL #9 $9.99 Page 80
Saladin Ahmed and Juann Cabal
Washed in blood! The peace Matt Murdock thought he had found has started to crumble into bloody rubble – and as enemies surround Matt and Elektra from all sides, Wilson Fisk makes a mysterious and dangerous return! MAR240808

DARK X-MEN MERCY CROWN TP $17.99
Steve Foxe, Jonas Scharf & Various
Welcome to the Dark X-Men…hope the world survives the experience! Following the explosive events of the Hellfire Gala, Madelyne Pryor realizes that the world needs X-Men now more than ever. Havok and Gambit have served on the team before, but never one that looks like this! And how does young mutant Carmen Cruz, A.K.A. Gimmick, fall under the Goblin Queen’s sway? The Dark X-Men’s first “rescue mission” ends in blood and flame, with the team at each other’s throats – and the fallen rising against them! But will Chasm, the villainous Spider-Man clone held prisoner in Limbo, join the fight? Or will he become Madelyne’s ultimate downfall? And when Orchis’ shocking secret weapon is revealed, who will emerge as the one true Goblin Queen? Find out in the most horrific X-Men saga yet! Collecting Dark X-Men (2023) #1-5 and material from Marvel’s Voices: Pride (2023). MAR240871

DEADPOOL #2 $4.99 Page 41
Cody Ziglar and Roge Antonia
After botching the Montreal job and making a new enemy out of Death Grip, Deadpool had the great idea to start his own boutique mercenary agency (definitely his idea! Not at all Agent Gao’s!) But a startup is a lot of work, so Wade asks Taskmaster to run it! Their first assignment? Finding out who this Death Grip is and why he’s so interested in Wade. MAR240641

DEADPOOL & WOLVERINE WW III #1 $4.99 Page 24
Joe Kelly and Adam Kubert
Wade Wilson and Logan at the ends of the earth and each other’s throats! The most intensely mismatched team-up in comics and pop culture – the best there is and the merc with the mouth – undergoes a radical change as we kick off a three-part, globe-spanning saga for the ages! The mysterious Delta believes in change. Change is good. But as he sets his sights on Deadpool, and Wolverine is caught up in the plot, is the third time really the charm, or the curse? Get ready for WW III to erupt on the scene with the wildest duo in comics from legends Joe Kelly and Adam Kubert! MAR240603

DRACULA BLOOD HUNT #1 $4.99 Page 6
Danny Lore and Vincenzo Carratu
All will bow to the Lord of Vampires! Blade is Dracula’s ultimate nemesis: the most formidable vampire hunter in the world. BladeBrielle Brooks’ father: the man who’s training her to follow in his footsteps. But during the Blood Hunt, when day is night and all is not as it appears, these enemies may find their interests – however briefly – aligned for the fate of humanity?! MAR240533

FALL OF THE HOUSE OF X #5 $4.99 Page 60
Gerry Duggan and Lucas Werneck
The battle for the future! It all comes down to this – Orchis versus the X-Men, winner take the future! Orchis has pushed mutantkind to their lowest point ever, but that just means the X-Men have had to fight back like never before. Will it be enough? We continue to barrel toward the conclusion of the Krakoan Age as the two stories that are one come to an end! MAR240724

HAWKEYE MODERN ERA EPIC COLLECTION TP REUNION $44.99
Jim McCann, Duane Swierczynski, David Lopez, Various
Mockingbird is back! Hawkeye, the world’s greatest marksman, is reunited with his ex-wife! Thought dead for years, the superspy Mockingbird is eager to punch some bad guys. But when Clint tags along on her mission, can they ignore their feelings long enough to save the day? Or will old foes Crossfire and the Phantom Rider destroy them first? Plus: When Mockingbird is targeted for death along with Hawkeye’s former flame the Black Widow, Hawk and Mock must discover who’s killing Marvel’s superspies – and the shock ending will leave Clint blindsided! It’s high-octane action and intrigue as Hawkeye and Mockingbird take on the world’s biggest threats – and each other! Collecting New Avengers: The Reunion #1-4, Hawkeye & Mockingbird #1-6, Widowmaker #1-4, Hawkeye: Blind Spot #1-4, Hawkeye & Mockingbird Sketchbook, and material from Dark Reign: New Nation and Enter the Heroic Age. MAR240877

IMMORTAL THOR #10 & 11 $4.99 Page 72
Al Ewing and Nartin Coccolo
Thor must die! The son of Odin faced three of his greatest foes in battle – with the fog of magic closing around him. Yet even if he won, he lost…for Thor fought not for his life – but for his death. This is the story of the Immortal Thor…and the Minotaur’s final triumph. MAR240780

Following up on the G.O.D.S page from Immortal Thor #1! Tyr had vanished, and there were whispers of cosmic forces at work. And so, the children of Odin gathered in their father’s name – to search for one of their own. Regal Thor, fierce Angela, brave Balder, swift Hermod, quiet Honir, strong Vidar, cunning Loki, even Laussa the youngest, all were there…and another beside. Another, whose name they feared. This is the story of the Immortal Thor…and the lost son of Odin. MAR240786

INCREDIBLE HULK #12 $3.99 Page 79
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Nic Klein
In the aftermath of the tragic battle against Frozen Charlotte, Hulk pays a visit to Strange Academy, seeking the help of Brother Voodoo in saving Charlie’s immortal soul! But when the task calls for a one-way descent into an exorcist’s ancient prison in search of the immortal Flesh-Weaver, is the price too high even for the Incredible Hulk? MAR240805

JACKPOT AND BLACK CAT #3 $4.99 Page 50
Celeste Bronfman and Emilio Laiso
The mysterious and deadly blackmail ring of NYC comes to a head, with our heavy-hitting heroines’ heads on the block! Black Cat will need all her luck and Jackpot is going to have to hit it big if they have a chance of saving the city! MAR240683

MIDNIGHT SONS BLOOD HUNT #1 $4.99 Page 7
Bryan Hill and German Peralta
The return of the Midnight Sons! The original Midnight Sons reunite to deal with the vampire threat unleashed in Blood Hunt! But first they must defeat one of their own: Blade! [Victoria Montesi is featured in the mini series.] MAR240536

MS MARVEL MUTANT MENACE #3 $4.99 Page 65
Iman Vellani and Scott Godlewski
It’ a mutant eat mutant world! Ms. Marvel knew she was going to have to put up with a lot as a mutant but her own mutant friends turning into zombies and trying to eat her is a bridge too far! And she thought being an Avenger was hard! MAR240755

NEW X-MEN EPIC COLLECTION TP VOL 1 E IS FOR EXTINCTION $44.99 Page 119
Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely & Various
Writer Grant Morrison propels the X-Men into the 21st century! Cassandra Nova will stop at nothing to see all mutants exterminated. Her wild Sentinels’ first strike on Genosha brings death and horror beyond belief, but she has far more personal plans for the X-Men! Meanwhile, joined by wicked telepath Emma Frost and mysterious powerhouse Xorn, the X-Men go public and expand Xavier’s school to train a new generation of mutants – including the insect-like Angel, bird-boy Beak and telepathic quintuplets the Stepford Cuckoos! As the team faces the disturbing threat of John Sublime and his organ-harvesting U-Men, Jean’s powers flare out of control, the Beast makes a frightening discovery, and Professor X lies near death! Can the X-Men withstand Cassandra’s return – with the full might of the Shi’ar Imperial Guard at her command? Collecting New X-Men (2001) #114-126 and annual 2001. MAR240879

POWER PACK INTO THE STORM #5 $3.99 Page 76
Louise Simonson and June Brigman
A power packed conclusion! When the enemy’s attempt to siphon Franklin Richard’s powers goes horribly wrong, the Power Pack must figure out how to reverse the damage – and save their friend in the process. But in a battle of wills, the obvious solution may not always be the wisest. [Power Pack is a favorite of some LGBTQA readers. While as a young adult Julie Power’s character comes out as lesbian, this series is set during the Power kids’ childhoods.] MAR240793

RISE OF THE POWERS OF X #5 $4.99 Page 61
Kieron Gillen and R. B. Silva
The battle for all time! The X-epic concludes in a battle between those who are outside time and that which is now and forever…and the result is being decided by whether someone can ultimately make the right choice. The end of the Krakoan Age barrels our way as the two series that are one conclude! MAR240732

SCARLET WITCH #1 $4.99
Steve Orlando and Jacopo Camagni
Steve Orlando’s Scarlet Witch run reignites! The Scarlet Witch has carved out a haven for herself in upstate New York, but it’s all about to go up in flames. Wanda’s newfound peace has drawn the wrath of a primal force unlike anything she’s ever faced before, and it won’t stop until it razes Wanda’s world to the ground. It’s a clash of titans as Wanda and her allies fight for all she holds dear! What happens when an unstoppable force meets the end of all things? When pure chaos meets pure destruction? Wanda’s about to find out – if she survives long enough. Jacopo Camagni joins writer Steve Orlando for an explosive new chapter of Scarlet Witch’s story! MAR240915

SCARLET WITCH & QUICKSILVER #4 $3.99 Page 78
Steve Orlando and Lorenzo Tammetta
A look into the future of the Scarlet Witch! When the Wizard’s latest attempt to end the Maximoff twins backfires, the Scarlet Witch unleashes her maximum power – with Quicksilver by her side. But there’s more to the Wizard’s mission than meets the eye – and his mysterious patron is more invested in Wanda’s future than she knows. MAR240802 (Russell Dauterman cover / MAR240803 (Marguerite Sauvage cover pictured)

SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK #8 $3.99 Page 78
Rainbow Rowell and Andres Genolet
The conclusion of She-Hulk and Jack of Hearts’ space epic! Your heart is not ready for this issue. The action will get your heart pumping just in time for us to break it. MAR240799

SINS OF SINISTER TP $50.00 Page 112
Kieron Gillen, Various, Paco Medina, Various
For decades, Mister Sinister has plotted and schemed, intent on creating a “better” world. Now, at last, his plans come to fruition beyond his wildest dreams – and his darkest nightmares! Ten, a hundred and a thousand years into the future, a horrific timeline has been unleashed that makes the Age of Apocalypse look like a day at the beach! Who are the Immoral X-Men, sworn to crush a world that adores and respects them? Why are Storm and the Brotherhood seeking deadly revenge? And what is the shocking secret of the bloodthirsty bamfing assassins, the Legion of the Night? As Sinister’s genetic tampering runs rampant across the globe, can the X-Men survive this experience? Can anyone? Collecting Sins of Sinister #1, Immoral X-Men #1-3, Storm & The Brotherhood of Mutants #1-3, Nightcrawlers #1-3 and Sins of Sinister Dominion. MAR240873

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MEN #3 $4.99 Page 44
Greg Weisman and Humberto Ramos
Love is in the air at the Empire State University Coffee Bean as Miles Morales and Kamala Khan get their first date alongside Peter Parker and – G?wen Stacy! You aren’t going to believe this issue of the best new book of 2024. MAR24065

SPIDER-GWEN: GHOST SPIDER #2 $4.99 Page 45
Stephanie Phillips and Chris Campana
Gwen is reunited with Peter Parker: Spider-Man, Spider-Man Miles Morales, and Silk but it isn’t the friendly neighborhood welcome you’d expect. Lots of spider-secrets on all sides. Plus: Why is Kraven alive?!? And he’s not the only classic Spider-foe Gwen will have to face! MAR240660

SPIDER-PUNK #4 $3.99 Page 52
Cody Ziglar and Justin Mason
Armed and dangherous! The climactic battle between the Spider-Band and Doc Ock takes off! Witness the most cinematic battle this year! Here’s hoping Earth-138 has a Damage Control! [Supporting character Captain Anarchy is gay.] MAR240691

SPIDER-WOMAN #7 $3.99 Page 50
Steve Foxe and Ig Guara
Following the shocking revelations about her son’s fate, Spider-Woman has returned to her old stomping grounds of San Francisco…where she discovers that a brand-new group of young heroes have burst onto the scene! But why does Jess have a sinking feeling that there’s more to these teens than meets the eye? MAR240680

Spider-Woman #7

SPIDER-WOMAN GANG WAR $17.99
Steve Foxe, Carola Borelli, and Eric Koda
The world has changed for Spider-Woman! The Web of Life and Destiny restored Jessica Drew’s existence, but Carol Danvers and the precognitive Madame Web can tell something is different. Where is Spider-Woman’s infant son, Gerry?! Meanwhile, the Viper has engineered a deadly union between Hydra and Diamondback that’s about to tear the city apart – and bring forth a new foe powerful enough to destroy New York while burning Spider-Woman’s world to the ground! As a Gang War rages and Spider-Man reaches out to recruit Jess to a new team, Spider-Woman digs into the shadowy corners of her past while pursuing her own very personal agenda. She may be lost in darkness, but she won’t be fighting alone. Not when her best friend is Captain Marvel! Collecting Spider-Woman (2023) #1-5 and material from Amazing Spider-Man (2022) #31. MAR240870

STRANGE ACADEMY BLOOD HUNT #1 $4.99 Page 14
Daniel Jose Older and Luigi Zagaria
The vampire onslaught of Blood Hunt reaches worldwide all the way down to New Orleans, home of the Strange Academy! Doyle Dormammy, Shaylee, Toth, Zoe, and German get embroiled in an adventure that will take them around the Marvel Universe and right into the center of the Blood Hunt action! That’s right, the kids from the best new series of the decade find themselves at center stage of the Marvel event of 2024! MAR240560

SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN 2099 #3 $4.99 Page 46
Peter David and Roge Antonio
The Symbiote of mischief! As the Venom symbiote’s tendrils have slithered through every corner of the Marvel Universe, they’ve now drawn the attention of Loki, who believes this incarnation of the Venom symbiote and the hosts it has chosen to bond to stand poised to become the most dangerous beings of this or any reality! [Peter David has written a number of LGBTQA characters, including making Rictor and Shatterstar a couple. It is unknown if this comic will include any LGBTQA characters or content.] MAR240669

THUNDERBOLTS WORLDSTRIKE TP $17.99 Page 116
Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Geraldo Borges, and Nico Leon No one is safe from the Thunderbolts! Bucky Barnes – the former Winter Soldier now known as the Revolution – just inherited a mountain of covert intel, and he has one objective: justice, like lightning! He’s going after the establishment, the people no one else is willing or able to take down, and he’ll do whatever it takes to win. Teaming with the mysterious Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine, Bucky assembles a team of black-ops heavy hitters – including the Black Widow, the White Widow and Shang-Chi – to pursue high-profile targets like the Red Skull, Kingpin and even Doctor Doom himself! But do even they have the firepower required to stop the American Kaiju from destroying Hong Kong? Plus: Learn the reason why Bucky made a powerful enemy in Wilson Fisk! Collecting Thunderbolts (2023) #1-4 and Devil’s Reign: Winter Soldier. [The White Widow may be asexual.] MAR240876

UNCANNY SPIDER-MAN FALL OF X $24.99 Page 111
Si Spurrier, Lee Garbett & Various
Bamf! Thwip! Escaping the turmoil of Fall of X in a flash of smoke and brimstone, Nightcrawler reinvents himself as the Uncanny Spider-Man! As the swashbuckling, devil-may-care hero battles some of the most iconic members of the real Spidey’s rogues’ gallery, hangs out with other web-slingers and saves civilians – mutant and human alike – Kurt Wagner is having the time of his life! But it’s not all fun and games. This Nightcrawler-turned-wall-crawler can’t ignore the mutant plight forever. He’s in the sights of Silver Sable. And throughout it all, he must confront a long-simmering mystery surrounding his mother Mystique! Plus: The definitive origin story of Nightcrawler clears away all the lies you’ve been told – and delivers the truth about Raven Darkholme and Kurt Wagner, once and for all! Collecting Uncanny Spider-Man and X-Men Blue: Origins. MAR240872

VENOM #33 $3.99 Page 11
Al Ewing and Juan Ferreyra
A Blood Hunt tie in! As the earth is smothered in eternal night, Venom unleashes their lethal justice on the hordes of bloodsucking vampires threatening the innocents of New York City. But there’s one vampiric foe that thirsts not for blood – but for Symbiotes! Vampires aren’t the only threat – the dead now rise! Lee Price, one-time host to the Venom symbiote, has been ripped from his grave. And he’s got a bone or a brain to pick with his old partner! MAR240550

WHAT IF VENOM #4 $4.99 Page 53
Jeremy Holt and Diogenes Neves
The Symbiote of mischief! As the Venom symbiote’s tendrils have slithered through every corner of the Marvel Universe, they’ve now drawn the attention of Loki who believes this incarnation of the Venom symbiote and the hosts it has chosen to bond to stand poised to become the most dangerous beings in this or any reality. MAR240694

X-MEN #34 $3.99 Page 62
Gerry Duggan and Joshua Cassara
The end is nigh!The Krakoan Age is nearly at an end…and what might be the final battle of the heroes of Krakoa! One last stop before the fall and rise come to their conclusion…and everything changes! MAR240739

X-MEN 97 #3 $4.99 Page 67
Steve Foxe and Salva Espin
Danger ablaze! Powerful new foes descend on the X-Men, endangering not just our merry mutants – but any innocent civilians caught in the crossfire! Will humanity’s improved opinion of mutants survive the chaos – and will one member of the team find herself pushed past her limits? Find out in the penultimate installment of the official prelude to the hit new Disney+ TV show! MAR240761

X-MEN FOREVER #3 & 4 $4.99 Page 38
Kieron Gillen and Luca Maresca
Now…War in Krakoa! A hunt in the White Hot Room! And a heartwarming family reunion (by which we mean “possibly involving setting fire to someone’s heart with a flamethrower”). Spinning out from Rise of the Powers of X and Immortal X-Men comes a must-read for the conclusion of the Krakoan Age! MAR240747

…And forever!
Our secrets, sinister or otherwise, are over. X-Men Forever ends with a question – after everything, do we have Hope or not? From between the pages of Imoortal X-Men and Rise of the Powers of X, the final secrets of the Krakoan Age are revealed here! MAR2407

X-MEN THE WEDDING SPECIAL #1 $9.99 Page 56
Kieron Gillen & Various
Wedding extravaganza! Mystique and Destiny are one of the most beloved – and longest running – gay couples in history. Somewhere in their 100+ years together, the pair married, but we’ve never seen the event on the page. This year, Marvel’s Voices: Pride makes history with Marvel’s first woman-to-woman wedding! And with a couple as complex as these two, you know there’s a lot more to the story. We promise party crashing! Villainy! Romance! In the classic tradition of Fantastic Four Annual #3 and X-Men #30, this anthology will be a must-read for every comics fan. Featuring the Marvel debuts of award-winning writers Yoon Ha Lee and M. Louis, and much more talent to be announced! MAR240705 (Jan Bazaldua main cover) / MAR240706 (Russell Dauterman cover, same price)

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