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LGBTQA Previews November 2022 Part 2

Nubia fans will be able to grab a copy of her first appearance with a reprint of Wonder Woman #204! Queer writer Josh Trujillo with artist Adrian Gutierrez are behind a new Blue Beetle limited series! Amy Chu and Soo Lee’s Carmille The First Vampire is a queer vampire murder mystery published by Dark Horse. Deadpool returns to a series by Alyssa Wong!

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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Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton & Various
The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a graphic novel for the first time! Collecting the first nine issues of the American Gods comic book series, along with art process features, high res scans of original art, layouts, character designs, and variant covers by Becky Cloonan, Skottie Young, Fabio Moon, Dave McKean, and more! SEP220506

Amy Chu and Soo Lee
Before Dracula, before Nosferatu, there was Carmilla. At the height of the Lunar New Year, an idealistic social worker turns detective when she discovers young, homeless LGBTQ+ women are being murdered and no one, especially the police, seems to care. A series of clues points her to Carmilla’s, a mysterious nightclub in the heart of her neighborhood, Chinatown. There she falls for the next likely target, landing her at the center of a real-life horror story-and face-to-face with illusions about herself, her life, and her hidden past. Inspired by the gothic novel that started a genre, this queer vampire murder mystery is a mesmerizing tale of identity, obsession and fateful family secrets by fan-favorite writer Amy Chu and fine-line illustrator Soo Lee. SEP220513

NORSE MYTHOLOGY HC VOL 3 $29.99 Page 144
Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, David Rubin & Various
In this third volume, Gaiman and Russell once more team with a legendary collection of artists to bring more Norse myths to life, including a wild quest where Thor and Tyr face a multiheaded giantess, fire-breathing sea serpents, and more bizarre mythological creatures; the journey of Odin to the end of the world, and finally we reach the end of the world Ragnarok: the final destiny of the gods. Collects Norse Mythology III #1-#6, featuring art by P. Craig Russell, David Rubin, Colleen Doran, and Galen Showman.

Cecil Castellucci and French Carlomagno
On the run from the brutal First Order, General Leia Organa tasks Finn & Poe Dameron with an important mission to acquire vital supplies for the Resistance. But when the
deal goes south, the two hatch a plan to snatch starship parts from a moving train! But, unbeknownst to them, a First Order officer and his squad of stormtroopers have other plans! A daring train heist on the frontiers of Wild Space, in Star Wars: Hyperspace #3! SEP220463

YOUTH TP VOL 2 $22.99 Page 142
Curt Pires and Alex Diotto
Youth is Larry Clark’s Kids meets Chronicle. X-Men by way of Frank Ocean. It smashes together the violence of coming of age with the violence of the superhero narrative-as well as the beauty. Six months later. Some of the kids are dead. Some are missing. Some are trying to do better. One thing is for certain: They’re not the only ones with powers, anymore. The greatest teen superhero book of the decade continues here. Collects the original digital series Youth season 2 #1-#4. SEP220497

YOUTH TP $19.99 Page 142
Curt Pires and Alex Diotto
Youth is Larry Clark’s Kids meets Chronicle. X-Men by way of Frank Ocean. It smashes together the violence of coming of age with the violence of the superhero narrative — as well as the beauty. Youth is a coming of age story that tells the story of two queer teenagers as they run away from their lives in a bigoted small town, and attempt to make their way to California. Along the way their car breaks down and they join up with a group of fellow misfits on the road. Embarking together in a van travelling the country they party and attempt to find themselves. And then something happens. Collects the original digital series Youth #1-#4. SEP220498 (OFFERED AGAIN)


ACTION COMICS #1049 $4.99 Page 38
Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Mike Perkins, and David Lapham
“Kal-El Returns” part 5. We’re only one month away from the mammoth Action Comics #1050, and tensions between the Super-Family and Lex Luthor have never been higher. Meanwhile, in the Fortress of Solitude, Steel, Supergirl, and Kong Kenan repel an alien invasion! 0922DC142

BATGIRLS #12 $3.99 Page 38
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Neil Googe
Boy, do the Batgirls have some tea for you! Literally. Cass and Steph go down a rabbit hole of madness when they’re invited to Mad Hatter’s tea party. But with the death of yet another Hill resident looming on their shoulders, they’re one step closer to finding the Hill Ripper. 0922DC146 / 0922DC147 (Audrey Mok cover pictured, $4.99)

BATGIRLS 2022 ANNUAL #1 $5.99 Page 30
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Robbi Rodriguez
It’s a freaky Friday when the Batgirls wake up inside each other’s bodies! That can’t be possible, right? It’s only stuff you see in the movies? Except Oracle has seen this happen before and the only person who may have the antidote to swap their bodies back…is Batman! And to make matters worse, Lady Shiva is here confronting her daughter about something…and it’s up to Steph to put on her best Cass to get through it! 0922DC116

BATMAN #129 & #130 $4.99 Page 4
Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Jimenez, and Leonardo Romero
Failsafe has countered every move Batman and the Justice League have attempted. Is the Dark Knight out of options on…Earth? The bestselling Failsafe arc continues! In the back-up, we travel back to the early years of the Dark Knight Detective, revisiting his most psychedelic/mind-breaking period and the dawn of his backup protection system…Zur-En-Arrh! 0922DC014

The final chapter in the Failsafe arc reaches its brutal and stunning conclusion! Batman has one desperate, final option…will he walk away from it? The answer will shock you! The early days of the Dark Knight and his relationship with Zur-En-Arrh continues! 0922DC020

Ed Brisson and John Timms
The pulse-pounding second chapter to No More Teachers continues as Batman Inc. continue to investigate the death of Ghost-Maker and Batman’s mentors. Each new lead only begs more questions and threatens to unearth a shocking secret buried deep in Ghost-Maker’s past. A secret that refuses to die. 0922DC152

Ivan Cohen and Dario Brizuela
The sequel that sprouted from the hit maxiseries continues, as Daphne poses as Batgirl to help capture Poison Ivy! Will this bit of high-stakes cosplay turn out to be a rash decision? And what does Barbara Gordon think about this turn of events? 0922DC277

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, Jaime is always torn between two worlds. But when 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 wasn’t enough, Jaime’s 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 new Fadeaway Man come from? Can Jaime find balance in his life and rise to become a true hero, or is it curtains for Blue Beetle? 0922DC048

CATWOMAN #49 $3.99 Page 52
Tini Howard and Nico Leon
You can take Gotham out of the cat, but you can’t take the cat out of Gotham. With some of Catwoman’s power structures collapsed again, a clan of clowns has invaded Alleytown and Selina must use her power to handle things safely…without bringing more violence and crime into the area she loves and swears to protect. But when that fails, Selina realizes she’s going to have to fight fire with fire once and for all. 0922DC178

DARK CRISIS ON INFINTE EARTHS #6 $5.99 Page 12 Page 20
Joshua Williamson and Daniel Sampere
War erupts as more heroes are taken at the hands of Pariah! The fate of the Multiverse depends on the young heroes of the DCU as they clash with Deathstroke and the Dark Army! Can the resurrected Justice League race home to Earth-Zero in time to join the fight…even if it could mean that not everyone gets to return?! And what dark powerhouse rises on the battlefield? Do not miss this incredible breakneck battle royale!, 0922DC079

Meghan Fitzmartin and Laura Braga
Superboy, Robin, Impulse, Wonder Girl, Arrowette, and Red Tornado are all reunited, but is it too late for them to face down the unmitigated and unhinged power of Mickey Mxyzptlk? Young Justice will have to let their old wounds heal quickly if they’re going to escape from Mickey’s fake universe and rejoin the real DCU to help join the final battle of Dark Crisis! 0922DC097

Tom Taylor and Yasmine Putri
The battle between the Three Kingdoms has begun in brutal fashion, and to call the opening salvo anything less than shocking is an understatement! Can the Trinity stop further bloodshed? Or has all-out war truly begun? 0922DC182

DC VS VAMPIRES #11 $3.99 Page 41
Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV, and Otto Schmidt
Humanity’s final battles against King Nightwing and his vampire armies have seemingly failed on all three fronts. Who lives? Who dies? As all hope is extinguished, will the surviving heroes be able to stop the extinction of the human race? 0922DC188

Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel, Danny Lore, Pasquale Qualano, and Haining
Betrayed and out of options, the pitiful remnants of the team head to a bleak and desolate Central City for one last Hail Mary as Baron Cinder’s terrifying lieutenants close in. Will a Marvel Family showdown at the end of the world snuff out humanity’s last hope, or will the team’s final desperate gamble pay off? 0922DC192

DCEASED WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #4 & #5 $3.99 Page 28
Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, and Andy Lanning
Nothing is what the heroes of Earth thought it was. The shocking truth is finally revealed and the fate of all of existence hangs in the balance. Lobo joins the fight, but will the main man help or hinder the greatest heroes in the universe as they gather to fight the galactic armada of the undead? For every 25 copies of the DCeased: War of the Undead Gods #1, #2, #3, and #4 Homage covers ordered (100 copies total), retailers will be able to order one free copy of the DCeased: War of the Undead Gods #4 gatefold Homage variant cover, featuring a combined image of all four Homage cover. 0922DC100

A greater chaotic force enters the battle, and in so doing threatens reality itself. As more heroes fall, and whole galaxies are lost, the most powerful forces across the cosmos must stop watching from the sidelines and finally act. 0922DC104

Derek Fridolfs, John Layman, Max Bemis, Cavan Scott, Michael Conrad, Scott Bryan Wilson, Dustin Nguyen, Fico Ossio, Christopher Mitten, Skylar Patridge, and others
Ho-ho-ho my gosh, it’s time to deck the halls with holly…er, Harley Quinn, Batman, and more of your favorite DC superstars! Who made it to the Nice List? Hawkman? Black Canary? Is that Animal Man on the naughty list? And how did Grifter find himself in the targeting sights of those pesky reindeer! Get one for you and an extra for a loved one’s stocking (yule be glad you did!) in this holiday song celebration! 0922DC128

DETECTIVE COMICS #1066 $4.99 Page 42
Ram V, Simon Spurrier, Ivan Reis, and Hayden Sherman
As the Azmer demon takes hold of the Harvey Dent side of Two-Face, it’s up to the bad side to save them both before it’s too late…that is, if Harvey will give up the identity of Batman to help them. Meanwhile, the young Orgham heir Arzen meets Bruce Wayne for the first time, and Bruce see potential in the boy. 0922DC201

DETECTIVE COMICS 2022 ANNUAL #1 $5.99 Page 30
Ram V and Christopher Mitten
As a werewolf, Gael has lived through many generations, and so he has visited Gotham land before…hundreds of years ago. Take a trip back to the 1700s Renaissance Gotham with Gael on Arkham land to help remember with him exactly where he buried something important he now has to dig back up. And in a twist of fate, a dark knight in town also seems to be looking for something from out of time…his way back home to the present. 0922DC117

GCPD THE BLUE WALL #2 $3.99 Page 43
John Ridley and Stefano Raffaele
GCPD Commissioner Renee Montoya makes an unpleasant discovery about one of her newest recruits that spirals out further and further, making upholding the law in a city like Gotham even harder than it usually is. Meanwhile Officer Wells tries to give stability and security to his parolees…but things seem destined not to work out for the heavily burdened parole officer. 0922DC208

HARLEY QUINN #24 $3.99 Page 44
Stephanie Phillips and Matteo Lolli
Like the old Russian proverb says, if you wanna catch a killer, kidnap a different killer and force them to walk you through their process until you eventually find the person who murdered you in cold blood on your newly renovated Gotham ferry…point is, I’m makin’ Victor Zsasz help with my murder mystery and this Sherlock and reluctant Watson are about to blow the doors wide open on some universe-alterin’ shenanigans. Plus, Bud and Lou get belly rubs, I lose my deposit on a fog machine I rented, and my killer is revealed! 0922DC216

Stephanie Phillips, Riley Rossmo, and Laura Braga
Harley Quinn here to let everyone know that I’m starring in a brand-new graphic novel collection with a brand-new status quo. I’m coming back to Gotham City to make up for the sins of my past and help the city recover from the Joker War! But there’s no welcoming committee waiting for me, your favorite Maid of Mischief! And between you and me, some real creeps are working to keep the city broken. We can’t let that happen, can we? 0922DC321 (2021)

Tee Franklin and Shae Beagle
While out shopping for new outfits at the New Gotham Mall, Harley and Ivy stumble across a possible recruit…but are they recruiting for good or for bad? And what loser(s) would dare to show up and ruin their shopping extravaganza? A very pissed-off Clock King and a butthurt Riddler. Meanwhile, Nightwing and Batgirl follow up on a lead that sends Harley reeling…as many villains’ plans come to light. Everyone is out to tear our girls apart! 0922DC221

Ivan Cohen, Danny Lore, and Marco Failla
The epic miniseries reaches its unforgettable conclusion as a new hero makes their unexpected debut! The heroes of Teen Justice are still reeling from the loss they suffered last issue, but there’s no time to mourn. Sinestra and the other members of the Core have a plan to use all humanity as fuel for their monstrous schemes, and only Kid Quick and the surviving members of their team stand in the way. In the end, everything may depend on the super-heroic debut of…well, that would be telling. 0922DC237

NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #12 $3.99 Page 50
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Martinez Bueno
The cataclysmic conclusion of the Eisner Award-winning horror hit is here at last…and to say anything more would ruin the only finale more shocking than the end of the world itself! No one is safe and everything can change in an instant! 0922DC301

NIGHTWING #98 $3.99 Page 46
Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo
Nightwing meets Nite-Mite! (And Bitewing and Oracle and Daniele Di Nicuolo!) That’s right, that meddling Nite-Mite booped himself from the fifth dimension, and after reading Seven Secrets, he hitchhiked his way over with Di Nicuolo into our Nightwing series! Trust us, you’re not going to want to miss this one. 0922DC240

NIGHTWING 2022 ANNUAL #1 $5.99 Page 29
Tom Taylor, Eduardo Pansica, and Julio Ferreira
Who is Heartless? Find out who the villain is behind the platinum mask, and why he only collects the hearts of some victims and not others…and why he has no heart himself. Then: Bitewing: Year One! Follow Haley in her first year with her humans Nightwing and Batgirl and see how she takes a bite out of crime in her first year becoming Bitewing! 0922DC115

Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
After millionaire Dick Grayson announces to Bludhaven his plans to give all his money away to create the Alfred Pennyworth Foundation and help unhoused children on the streets, Blockbuster feels the city’s power slipping from his hands and places a target on Dick Grayson’s head…and through gritted teeth he orders his assassins to…get Grayson. Also in this volume is the fan-favorite story from Nightwing #87 presented as one continously connected 22-page image, which was nominated for a 2022 Eisner for Best Single Issue. Nightwing Vol. 2: Get Grayson collects Nightwing #87-89, Superman: Son of Kal-El #9, and Nightwing #90-91. 0922DC324 (2021)

Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
Nightwing is back–and his drive to keep Bludhaven safe has never been stronger! But his adoptive city has elected a new mayor with the last name Zucco. When Nightwing enlists Batgirl’s help in investigating the politician bearing the same name as the man who murdered his parents, she unearths details that will shock and fundamentally change the hero. Dick Grayson’s big heart has protected those persecuted by bullies in his youth, combated evil alongside Batman as Robin, and pledged his newly inherited wealth to enriching Bludhaven as Nightwing. His kindness and generosity have always guided his life. But now a new villain stalks the back alleys, removing the hearts of the city’s most vulnerable. Who is this terrifying new menace named Heartless, and will he be able to resist plucking out the biggest heart in all of Bludhaven? Collects Nightwing issues #78-83. 0922DC323 (2021)

Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Stephanie Williams, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Alitha Martinez
In honor of her 50th anniversary, Nubia is joining the Justice League! After years separated from Man’s World, the Amazons’ most powerful warrior and now queen has been called in to save the day and work alongside the world’s greatest heroes. What danger awaits our hero and her new teammates? Find out in this special that shows a bright new future for the character! 0922DC118

Stephanie Williams, Alitha Martinez, Mark Morales, and John Livesay
Nubia might be queen, but not all Amazons call Themyscira home, which prompts the new monarch to leave Themyscira for the first time in decades to serve her people. Now, as she embarks on her tour through Man’s World to show off the newly established sisterhood, she will be met with joy, distrust, and danger. As she travels to the homes of both the Bana-Mighdall and Esquecida tribes, something lurks in the shadows following her every move. A villain from Nubia’s mysterious past has been waiting for the day the queen would join the outside world again, and they’re ready to make her wish she’d never left paradise! 0922DC325

POISON IVY #6 & 7 $3.99 Page 46
G. Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara, and Atagun Ilhan
The shocking conclusion to Poison Ivy’s first arc! Poison Ivy is taken to death’s door and beyond, as the fungal parasite she’s been playing host to causes Ivy to undergo a terrific metamorphosis. Can the world’s greatest villain find the strength within her to carry on, or will something…new take her place? One thing’s for sure, this issue is such a doozy it’ll make you beg Mommy for more! 0922DC244

Shill, baby, shill! Poison Ivy has finally sold out to Big Fracking! That’s right! You heard it here first, folks! With a new mission, a renewed outlook on life, and a burgeoning new sense of purpose, Ivy is back and better than ever before. A brand-new era of Poison Ivy begins! 0922DC248

Tini Howard, Blake Howard, and Gleb Melnikov
Showdown at Ace Chemicals! Punchline’s construction of her Royal Flush Gang court draws the attention of Gotham City’s thriving Yakuza faction and Batman. All things come to a head at Ace Chemicals. Will Batman successfully stop Punchline and her court, or will the factory bring him another devastating failure? 0922DC252

Nikolas Draper-Ivey and Vita Ayala
While Virgil and his dad investigate the recent disappearances of Bang Babies, we learn more about the mysterious leader of the vigilantes. Can Static get to the bottom of these mysterious abductions before more kids get captured? 0922DC261

SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #17 $3.99 Page 48
Cian Tormey, Ruairi Coleman, and Travis Moore
“Kal-El Returns” part 4! Superman and son are reunited…so why doesn’t it feel so good? Could it be because of the Lexcorp automatons threatening the safety of Metropolis? I’ve got a bad feeling about this. 0922DC264

SUPERMAN SPACE AGE #3 $9.99 Page 48
Mark Russell and Mike Allred
The end is nigh! As red skies reign, Superman does what he can to make the world a better place for as long as it continues to exist. But money is power in the greed-driven ’80s, and villains like Lex Luthor seem poised to win in the end. Little do they know, there are bigger things to worry about and the hero they’ve grown to hate is their only hope against this crisis! Don’t miss the riveting finale of this soon-to-be-classic miniseries! 0922DC26

TIM DRAKE ROBIN #3 $3.99 Page 50
Meghan Fitzmartin and Riley Rossmo
Dod someone say goldfish? After a mysterious murder takes place in broad library, Tim, Detective Williams, and Darcy are led to three suspects…except they aren’t real? Meanwhile, Tim’s been so busy on this case, he’s forgotten the case of the boyfriend. Where’s Bernard? 0922DC303

Cavan Scott and Lucas Meyer
Titans no more. As the Church of the Raven closes in on a strangely altered world, Batman and Robin face their deadliest foe yet–Starfire! 0922DC308

Robert Kanigher, Don Heck, and Dick Giordano
After the shocking loss of her mentor, Diana Prince returns to Paradise Island only to be met with more conflict. An armored challenger demands the right to fight our hero for the title of Wonder Woman. Introducing Nubia! Just in time for the character’s 50th Anniversary, DC Comics proudly presents the character’s iconic first appearance. 0922DC122

WONDER WOMAN #793 $4.99 Page 31
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Jordie Bellaire, Marguerite Sauvage, and Paulina Ganucheau
The Trinity reunited! With Superman’s recent return from Warworld, he, Batman, and Wonder Woman have been called to the Justice League’s abandoned Watchtower to save their planet from an Imperium invasion! Do they still have what it takes? Or has the time away from one another left Earth open to attacks from throughout the universe that the strongest heroes can’t stop? 0922DC124 (Clay Mann cover) / 0922DC125 (Joshua Sway cover) / 0922DC126 (Jen Bartel cover)

Greg Weisman and Christopher Jones
Just as it seemed that Superboy was about to make some headway, enter a Kryptonite-laced Metallo! Will the team be able to finally achieve their goal and rescue Perdita, or will the Lexcorp robotics factory be their final resting place? Check out this penultimate chapter to find out! 0922DC311


David M. Booher and Drew Zucker
Still on the mend following his most recent confrontation with the Shrouded Man, Canto must search for allies to stand by his side in their inevitable final battle. And who could ask for better allies than the fearsome Giants? But to earn their allegiance, he’ll need to solve the Labyrinth outside their city and slay the monster that lurks at its heart. Not all battles require swords, however, as our little knight proves when he and his friends find their way home blocked by a bard who demands a very strange toll: a story he’s never heard before. It’s a challenge unlike any Canto’s encountered yet! SEP221664

CRASHING #3 $3.99 Page 344
Matthew Klein and Morgan Beem
The past strikes back! Doctor Rose Osler’s darkest secrets are dragged into a harsh light when she and her anti-Powered movement leader husband are threatened by a Powered menace. Will they survive this home invasion? Rose’s downward spiral sinks to a new low as we reach this explosive point of no return. SEP221665

DARK SPACES WILDFIRE #5 $3.99 Page 344
Scott Snyder and Hayden Sherman
It was a crazy plan.They faced impossible obstacles and wild twists and turns they never could have imagined. Now it’s time to see if Ma and her crew can rally to salvage their death-defying heist or if any chance for a better future is going to go up in smoke. Scott Snyder and Hayden Sherman bring the fiery first saga of Dark Spaces to a stunning conclusion! SEP221671

EARTHDIVERS #3 $3.99 Page 344
Stephen Graham Jones and Davide Gianfelice
The Indigenous chrononauts’ plot to sabotage the mission to the so-called New World takes a strange turn. Reeling from disaster, the Nina’s crew places Tad under lock and key and Columbus develops a disturbing personal interest in his would-be assassin. As the admiral lets down his guard to decide if this prisoner is a godsend or Satan himself, Tad moves to make the most of the situation. But as his influence on the past intensifies, his wife and friends in 2112 find themselves in the crosshairs of a new history. SEP221675

Stephen Mooney
Ace stunt pilot Cliff Secord has returned from his New York adventure to a West Coast steeped in paranoia over the looming war in Europe. Having finally had enough of his near-death scrapes as the high-flying Rocketeer, the only thing in Cliff’s crosshairs is the Great Race: a prestigious, winner-take-all air race that runs from California to France! Maybe it’s finally time to smarten up and fly straight, by taking his best girl, Betty, to Paris! But other parties want to win the race for their own nefarious ends, and Cliff will need to decide which prize is truly the most valuable. SEP221702

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS #3 $6.99 Page 346
Ryan North and Chris Fenoglio
With the Cerritos under attack and Captain Freeman’s away team accused of violating Starfleet’s most upheld principle, can the crew prove their innocence? Or will they end up one of Dracula’s infamous Draquiri cocktails? Beam aboard and witness the thrilling finale to the exclusive hit Paramount+ animated series tie-in! SEP221716

TMNT ONGOING #134 Page 346
Sophie Campbell and Pablo Tunica
With his brothers away on their own missions, Donatello must seek special help to protect a new friend–Regenta Seri of the Triceratons–who’s being hunted by Utrom assassins hellbent on destroying her people. Meanwhile, Jennika has her hands full maintaining law and order and trust in Mutant Town in the wake of the mutant terrorist attacks in NYC. SEP221725

Danny Lore and Guido Guidi
Tired of waiting for Megatron to give an order, Flamewar charges into battle in the airspace above Metroplex. She knows what Megatron wants: Victory. The Titan. Autobot destruction. And the best way to prove herself to him is to secure all that for him, no matter the cost. Right? SEP221748

TRVE KVLT #4 $3.99 Page 348
Scott Bryan Wilson and Liana Kangas
Marty and Alison face the supremely creepy Doctor Shiver! Escape from the subterranean skyscraper! Veronika brags about her allegiance to Satan! Bernice listens to her! Stunning Penultimate Episode! Are you with us?! You better be because “There’s No One Else I’d Rather Be Incinerated and Sent to Hell with Than You”–that’s the title of the issue, BTW– is how we feel about you. SEP221754


ABOVE SNAKES #5 $3.99 Page 67
Sean Lewis and Hayden Sherman
This is what it’s all been leading up to. Dirt is trapped with his life and so much more on the line. How much blood can he spill — and how much should he? The final face-off between Dirt and Dr. Tomb brings this beloved miniseries to a close. SEP220242

DARK RIDE #2 $3.99 Page 70
Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan, and Adriano Lucas
After the unbelievable final page of the last issue, you aren’t prepared to learn more about The Scariest Place on Earth! Sam Dante and his sister Halloween will do anything to bring Danny D. Evil and Devil Land to audiences around the world…but is there any line they won’t cross to ensure their family’s legacy? SEP220252

DEADLIEST BOUQUET #4 $3.99 Page 71
Erica Schultz, Carola Borelli and Gab Contreras
Who killed Jasmine Hawthorn? Everyone has a theory. Violet pumps Detective Bayani for information, but he’s not falling for the honey pot. Despite rekindling their spark, Poppy pushes Derek and the kids away when Holly finds an unusual artifact in her old room. Rose thinks she has everything figured out as the sisters disagree on whom the real killer could be. SEP220258

I HATE THIS PLACE TP VOL 1 $14.99 Page 57
Kyle Starks, Artyom Topilin, and Lee Loughridge
After inheriting a farmhouse, Trudy and Gabby are ready to start the next chapter of their lives together… except it’s already home to a mysterious force that’s attracted ghosts, aliens, and all kinds of supernatural beings for decades. Now, Gabby and Trudy must play by the “house rules” in order to survive living amongst the most frightening creatures on Earth. Collects issues #1-5. SEP220149

LEAST WE CAN DO #3 $3.99 Page 77
Iolanda Zanfardino and Elisa Romboli
Can you ever be absolutely certain that hurting someone is the right thing to do? The newest Rebel, Uriel, can’t make peace with causing harm for the sake of justice. But when a friend is in danger, Uriel’s doubts disappear — and she is finally able to unlock her magical powers. SEP220282

LOVE EVERLASTING #4 $3.99 Page 78
Tom King and Elsa Charretier
“Nothing Left But Love” France, 1915. War wages. Joan sings at a club near the front, watching soldiers march to the trenches. Some return, most don’t. One of them falls in love. To save him from hs inevitable fate, Joan discovers how the trap of love can be turned into an opportunity for power. SEP220287

LOVESICK #2 $3.99 Page 78
Luana Vecchio
The live Redroom is coming. But as the big day approaches, Domino’s fears of not living up to her sadistic followers’ expectations grow stronger, while the Bloodcels plans to destroy the dominatrix begin to take shape. SEP220288

Jody LeHeup and Nil Vendrell
Framed for grizzly murder, Shirtless languishes in Subear Max Prison at the mercy of the very villains he put there! On the outside, Shirtless’s evil clone innocent bears as Silva races to stop him. SEP220312

TWO GRAVES #1 $3.99 Page 36
Genevieve Valentine, Ming Doyle, and Annie Wu
Emilia and the man with the veil of smoke have set out for the ocean in a stolen truck. There’s a bloody handprint on his neck. She’s beginning to worry it’s hers. Death and the Maiden go on a road trip. Nobody gets out alive. A new series from writer Genevieve Valentine (Catwoman), illustrated in competing points of view by Annie Wu (Hawkeye, Black Canary) and Ming Doyle (The Banks, DC Comics: Anatomy of a Metahuman). SEP220018


ALIEN #3 $3.99 Page 63
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Julius Ohta
The devil you know…While searching the Xenomorph-infested Tobler-9 for an alien sample that can save humanity, “Steel Team,” the mythical Synthetic Special Operations team, has made a shocking discovery: a colony of humans who have managed to survive there for decades. With only their mutual mistrust in common, the humans and synths strike an uneasy bargain: the alien sample in exchange for Steel Team’s help in clearing a subterranean Xenomorph nest. But while the humans have had to sacrifice some of their humanity to survive, Steel Team learns that the ICARUS alien strain has taken on some disturbingly human tendencies. SEP221063

Al Ewing, Tom Reilly with Stan Lee, Larr Lieber, Jack Kirby, and Don Heck
Celebrate the astonishing legacy of the Ant-Man with every hero who ever donned the helmet! Reacquaint yourself with Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man, during his early days as a costumed hero! Join the irredeemable Eric O’Grady on an untold adventure set during the events of Secret Invasion! And in the present day, reconnect with Scott Lang as he tries to stop the villainous Black Ant from freeing the killer android Ultron from captivity! But in the far future, who is the new hero calling himself Ant-Man? And what can he do against an Ultron who has become a god?! Plus: Classic tales featuring Hank at the mercy of the pernicious Protector — and tackling the terrible Time-Master! Collecting Ant-Man (2022) #1-4 and material from Tales to Astonish (1959) #37 and #43. SEP22112

Kieron Gillen and Guiu Villanova
The fallout of Judgment Day is felt! After events, we make promises. “Nothing will ever be the same again.” For the Eternals, it’s a lie. It’s always the same and always will be. However, in the wake of Judgment Day, they discover what is truly Eternal. SEP220886

Mark Russell and Mico Suayan
A deep dive into Dracula’s new kingdom as established in Avengers. Starring Blade, the sheriff of Vampire Nation! An assassination threatens to unravel the fledgling country and spread chaos throughout the world. But is getting rid of a nation full of bloodsuckers really all that bad of an idea? Blade himself isn’t too sure. SEP220976

CARNAGE #8 $3.99 Page 58
Ram V and Francesco Manna
The Carnage symbiote traveled to Asgardian Hel with a very specific mission on its mind: reaching Malekith the Accursed! But to what end? What could the symbiote be trying to get out of the fallen lord of the Dark Elves? And what hell will be unleashed on the Marvel Universe in this issue once it succeeds?! SEP221026

DAREDEVIL #5 $3.99 Page 64
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto
After the biggest change to befall Matt Murdock in decades in the pages of DAREDEVIL #4, Matt Murdock and Elektra Natchios embark on establishing a new world order, hand in hand. SEP221030

DEADPOOL #1 $4.99 Page 16
Alyssa Wong and Martin Coccolo
Marvel’s top merc is back in business! We all know Wade Wilson is one of the top mercenary/assassins in the Marvel Universe, even if he is simultaneously the most annoying one… but he’s pushing to make that recognition official as he auditions for the elite group known as the Atelier. Now, he has 48 hours to kill one of the world’s most famous supervillains. Only problem? He’s been kidnapped, and something…strange…is growing inside him. Things are going to get gross as writer Alyssa Wong and artist Martin Coccolo take out their pent up aggression on everyone’s pizza-faced, jabber-mouthed, misguided, hate-to-love, love-to-hate fave… Deadpool! SEP220893

DEFENDERS BEYOND #5 $3.99 Page 68
Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez
The final trial of Loki, America Chavez and the rest of the Defenders sees them entering… the one and only House of Ideas! SEP221044

DOCTOR APHRA #26 $3.99 Page 70
Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
“Friends and Enemies” Sana Starros and her allies have cornered the Spark Eternal! She’s determined to bring Doctor Aphra, no matter what it takes! But will it be enough? Or will it destroy Sana, Aphra…and everyone they love? SEP221100

Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
Aphra and Sana hurtle toward a showdown that will change everything! The Spark Eternal corrupts everything it touches, and Doctor Aphra is no ex-ception! Trapped inside her own tainted mind, Aphra’s only hope for escape lies in her own memories — but can she find a way out before the Spark consumes her completely? And as Sana Starros comes face-to-face with an ancient, malevolent presence, she will have to make a choice — and quickly. Can she save Aphra? Can she even save herself? Everyone involved is hiding deadly secrets, and the Spark has plans of its own! As its power grows, so does its hunger. But what is the truth behind its origin? Collecting issues (2020) #21-25.

Peter David and Juanan Ramirez
Till death do us part! Genis-Vell and Rick Jones have been through a lot together — can they survive a final face-to-face with Death? You won’t expect how this one ends!

GOLD GOBLIN #1 $3.99 Page 8
Christopher Cantwell and Lan Medina
It’s not easy being gold? Norman Osborn’s sins may have been cleansed, but his memories weren’t and he’s done plenty of horrific things to remember. Norman’s worked hard to avoid all things “Goblin” and to stay on the straight and narrow. Consequences in Amazing Spider-Man pushed him to try super-heroing, and he liked it. But when the media dub him the Gold Goblin, he has to start wondering–can he ever get away from the Goblin inside? SEP220868

IMMORTAL X-MEN #8 $3.99 Page 57
Kieron Gillen and Michele Bandini
A study in cerulean! Lawks! What’s going on in foggy old London town in the year of our lord 1895? Well, it’s only Sherlock Holmes, Mystique and Destiny on the tracks of a murderer and uncovering a truth that’s significantly more sinister. SEP22101

IRON MAN #25 $5.99 Page 49
Christopher Cantwell, Kurt Busiek, Murewa Ayodele, Angel Unzueta, Benjamin Dewey, and Dotun Akande
An oversized celebration of the Golden Avenger’s 650th issue! It’s Iron Man Day in New York City, but not everyone is ready to celebrate the ongoing legacy of Tony Stark — least of all him. But a sudden crisis will once again test Tony’s heroism and challenge his commitment to the role he has assumed for himself. Must there be an Iron Man? Christopher Cantwell concludes his thought-provoking and powerful run as writer, as illustrated by Angel Unzueta. Plus! Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande tell a tale of Iron Man’s quest to locate Thor amid the frozen wastelands of Niffleheim. Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey pair up to provide an all-new vintage Iron Man adventure from the distant past featuring Madame Masque and the Radioactive Man! And get a special glimpse of what’s coming up next for the Armored Avenger! SEP220987

LEGION OF X #7 $3.99 Page 52
Si Spurrier and Netho Diaz
Monstrous terror hits Mutantkind! Something monstrous is afoot! Nightcrawler has developed some very uncanny physical features – and he’s not the only one. Mean-while, Cypher and Warlock have made a startling discovery about the seemingly innocuous blooms floating out of the Astral Plane. Will the Legionnaires be able to untangle this web of threats before it envelops mutantkind? SEP220998

Si Spurrier and Jan Bazaldua
Krakoa has laws — but does it have justice? The island-nation must safeguard itself
against those who would damage its peace or traumatize its people. The lost must be
found, and the wicked must face redemption — or retribution. It’s up to the swash-buckling Nightcrawler to keep the spark alive on the ground — and Professor X’s son, Legion, to host his unique team in the psychedelic mindspace called the Altar! With Pixie on point, Juggernaut as a one-man riot squad and a host of X-favorites on the beat, the Legion of X will do anything to protect mutants’ right to pursue hap-piness and hope. But who is the Skinjacker possessing innocent mutants, and will Arakkii badass Weaponless Zsen be friend or foe? The Destiny of X bares its heart and soul right here! Collecting issues #1-5. SEP221141

MARAUDERS #8 $3.99 Page 54
Steve Orlando and Eleonora Carlini
Here Comes Yesterday part 2! The Marauders go where no Krakoan has gone before! Back, at last, to the first mutant society ever! Kate Pryde might be allergic to the word “no,” but can her crew really save the past without destroying the present? And as the Marauders plan to rescue yesterday, the Threshold Three run free today! But can Krakoa survive the experience? SEP221002

MIDNIGHT SUNS #3 $3.99 Page 44
Ethan Sacks and Luigi Zagaria
Beware the Vapors of Valtorr! The Midnight Suns brave the darkest and most horrifying journey imaginable to secure aid from one of the most ancient and dangerous beings in all of existence. What terrible secret from the past is Agatha Harkness hiding? And what does the truth mean for Zoe Laveau’s future?! SEP220973

Saladin Ahmed, Christopher Allen, Alberto Foche, Carmen Carnero, and Paco Medina
Miles Morales and Shift embark on an interdimensional quest! Their first stop is Brooklyn — but not the one they know. They’re entering the Empire of the Spider! Prepare to discover a horrific timeline where Miles’ clone Selim rules with an iron fist! The only thing standing in the way of this evil Spider-Man’s oppressive regime is a rebellion led by some familiar faces: General Ganke Lee and a very grown-up and extremely badass Capitan Billie Morales! But who else from Miles’ family is out there? And what is he prepared to sacrifice to save the ones he loves? The Miles and Shift who set out on this journey through the Multiverse aren’t going to be the same people who come back. Why is that? Ask Ultimatum! Collecting issues #37-42. SEP221133

Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham
Gaiman and Buckingham’s epic has returned and you won’t believe where the story goes. Miracleman has his old friend back, but Young Miracleman has never felt more alone. Where can a hero from a simpler time call home in this brave new world? Remastered from Miracleman (1985) #24 with stunning new artwork by Mark Buckingham! SEP220890

NAMOR #2 $4.99 Page 42
Christopher Cantwell and Pasqual Ferry
Does Jim Hammond, the original Human Torch, yet live? Could he hold the key to the salvation of Earth’s human refugees? Namor seeks to find out. Accompanied by Luke Cage, the Sub-Mariner sets off across what devastated surface of Earth remains, looking for answers and following traces of his oldest adversary. SEP220969

NEW MUTANTS #32 $3.99 Page 56
Charlie Jane Anders, Alberto Albuquerque, Ro Stein, and Ted Brandt
The U-Men have the New Mutants in their clutches! The U-Men, a fanatical organization of humans hell-bent on becoming the physically superior species by stealing mutants’ power, have captured Escapade and the New Mutants. Now imprisoned on their base, Shela must use her burgeoning yet unpredictable powers to help her new friends escape. But Cerebella has a traumatic history with the U-Men, and it’ll take more than a power swap to free her from that legacy. SEP221007

NEW X-MEN OMNIBUS HC $125.00 Page 90
Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, Phil Jimenez, Chris Bachalo and others*
Grant Morrison’s wildly innovative X-Men saga returns! The X-Men, reimagined with a new look and a new mission, must face weird new threats including evil twins, organ
harvesters, sentient bacteria, rebellious mutant youth, power-enhancing street drugs and living weapons! Joined by wicked telepath Emma Frost and mysterious powerhouse Xorn,
the X-Men go public — expanding Xavier’s school to train a new generation of mutants including the insect-like Angel, the bird-boy Beak, the living sandstorm Dust and eerie telepathic quintuplets the Stepford Cuckoos. And as secondary mutations alter familiar mutants, the team is tested when Emma Frost sets her seductive sights on Cyclops, the all-consuming Phoenix threatens to rise again, and shocking traitors plot the destruction of everything the X-Men have accomplished! Featuring the Shi’ar Imperial Guard, the X-Corporation, Fantomex and more! Collecting New X-Men (2001) #114-154 and annual #1. SEP221112
NOTE: One of the artists who worked on the series is EVS, who is associated with C0m!c$g@te. Consider this if you think about ordering this collection.

Mariko Tamaki, Vita Ayala, and Gurihiru
They’re friends, heroes and… sidekicks? Peter has dragged Miles into Take Your Sidekick to Work Day, and Miles is not amused — they’re both Spider-Man, after all! So when Peter makes a mistake that unleashes villainous shenanigans on New York City, it’s up to Miles to save the day — and prove who’s the true sidekick among the Spider-Men. Vita Ayala joins the fan-favorite team that brought you Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble and Thor & Loki: Double Trouble for a brand-new adventure! SEP220956

SHE-HULK #8 $3.99 Page 66
Rainbow Rowell and Luca Maresca
She-Hulk’s new archnemeses have finally shown their face, and in this issue, we pull back the curtain. Who are they? What do they want with She-Hulk? The answers to these questions will chill you to the bone. SEP221037

Christopher Cantwell, Ario Anindito, Luke Ross, Alessandro Miracolo. Madibek Musabekov, and Adriana Melo
Fast approaches the ultimate destiny of one of the Jedi’s most renowned masters! As Obi-Wan Kenobi spends his final days in the remote deserts of Tatooine, he takes time to reflect on — and record — key moments from his long and heroic life. Writing in old, leather-bound journals from his hermit’s hut, Obi-Wan remembers a watershed adventure on Coruscant, which he narrowly survived when he was but 8 years old. But this was just the begin-ning of his incredible Jedi journey! Thrill to untold tales of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s days as a young Jedi Initiate, his trials as a Padawan, the crucible of Jedi Knighthood and the Clone Wars and some of the earliest challenges he faced as a true Master of the Force! Collecting issues #1-5. SEP221136

THUNDERBOLTS #4 $3.99 Page 72
Jim Zub and Sean Izaakse
The Thunderbolts were hired to defend New York City from super heroic threats of any size. Even the big ones. Especially the big ones. Terminus hits Manhattan. Time to go to work. SEP221054 Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221002)

VENOM #13 $3.99 Page 7
Al Ewing and Bryan Hitch
“Dark Web” prelude! Forced to watch his son die from across the timestream, Eddie Brock finds himself surrounded by enemies. Alone, and with no one to trust, an unexpected ally lends a hand, and she’s setting the stage for the most epic crossover of the year! SEP220866

WOLVERINE #27 $4.99 Page 55
Ben Percy and Juan Jose Ryp
Wolverine’s been sold out. Bannister’s been duped. And when the dust settles, there’s something…different about Logan. Wolverine’s saga in the Krakoan era takes a savage turn with a decision — and a betrayal — that changes everything! SEP221005

X-FORCE #34 $3.99 Page 56
Benjamin Percy and Christopher Allen
In space no one can hear you snikt! The planet Arakko is a new target for Arakkii pirate Sevyr Blackmore! But where there’s crime, there’s inevitably punishment. And that’s where X-Force comes in along with hired hands Maverick and the mercs! But are even their combined forces up to the task of keeping these deadly warriors from overrunning the solar system? SEP221009

X-FORCE TP $19.99 Page 110
Benjamin Percy and Robert Gill
Enter Cerebrax! As Wolverine returns to Krakoa, a mind-melding new threat grips the island via a security flaw that X-Force will have to patch — with extreme prejudice! Where does Cerebrax come from, and what does it want with Forge? Its hunger for minds is insatiable — but when Cerebrax absorbs the consciousnesses and powers of Krakoa’s most powerful mutants, X-Force will need to step it up, big time! But just as Quentin Quire starts to live up to his potential, Cerebrax targets the biggest mutant of all: Krakoa itself! A fight this big is going to take all the power X-Force can muster! Plus: Now that Earth has a new dominant species in mutantkind, it’s time for Kraven the Hunter to prove once more that he remains the apex predator! Collecting issues (2019) #27-33. SEP221144

X-MEN #17 $3.99 Page 51
Gerry Duggan and Joshua Cassara
The best laid plans…As the new X-Men team brings deals with a seemingly unstoppable foe, one X-Man wrestles with the fact they’ve gone way too far, and another is shaken by unexpectedly getting exactly what they’d no longer allowed themselves to dream of. SEP220994

X-MEN RED #8 $3.99 Page 53
Al Ewing and Madibek Musabekov
Welcome to the World Farm! Cable springs his trap for Abigail Brand — but are her plans too big for even the Askani’son to handle alone? To foil a scheme stretching from the Sol System to the Shi’ar Empire and beyond, the Soldier of Tomorrow’s going to need all the help he can get… from his very own X-Men Red! SEP221000

X-TERMINATORS #3 $4399 Page 52
Leah Williams and Carlos E. Gomez
Vampires, violence, and vengeance! Does it count as killing a man when the man in question is already undead? This problem is one the lovely ladies of bombs and blades are going to need to wrestle with as they brutally separate bloodsuckers’ heads from their bodies! Just when you thought the night couldn’t get more bonkers. SEP220996

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