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LGBTQA Previews September 2022 Part 2

Seeing a new ongoing series for Tim Drake now that the character is openly bisexual is really exciting! Jamal Campbell’s variant cover is so good it’s a damned shame it’s a retailer only variant cover. A fair number of Marvel comics originally scheduled to hit shops in August unfortunately have been delayed till September.

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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Michael Dante Dimartino and Irene Koh
After a refreshing sojourn in the Spirit World, Korra and Asami return to Republic City but find nothing but political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict! A developer plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, endangering relations with the spirits. At the city’s edge, Zhu Li enlists everyone she can to aid the evacuees who have relocated there. Meanwhile, the Triple Threats’ ruthless new leader, Tokuga, is determined to unite the other triads under his rule. In order to get through it all, Korra and Asami vow to look out for each other-but first, they’ve got to get better at being a team! Collects Turf Wars parts 1-3. JUL220456

Cecil Castellucci and Megan Huang
After the destruction of the Death Star, the Rebel Alliance searches desperately for a safe haven to escape from the iron grip of the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa investigate a mountainous world that could prove useful as a new base, only to discover all is not as it seems. On the run from imperial stormtroopers, Luke and Leia must make a perilous trip across an unforgiving landscape if they are to escape capture, or worse, at the hands of the Empire. JUL220381

Michael Moreci and Todor Hristov
When a leading Soviet scientist is brought in to work on a top-secret project, he comes face-to-face with the new ultimate weapon-a Demogorgon! When he tries to sabotage the project, his two kids go on the run with a double agent. The ultimate weapon may be more than the Soviets bargained for. Collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries. JUL220387


ACTION COMICS #1047 $4.99 Page 17
Phillip Kennedy Johnson, David Lapham, and Riccardo Federici
In the aftermath of Superman’s epic Warworld Revolution, the Man of Steel is back on Earth and stronger than he’s ever been! As he and Steel join forces to remake Metropolis as a true City of Tomorrow, two of Superman’s most iconic villains take notice…and they have plans of their own. Meanwhile, Superman’s meddling on Warworld has had unforeseen consequences: he’s awakened an enemy so ancient and powerful, even this stronger-than-ever Superman will need the whole Super-Family to face it. Introducing new characters and beginning this new chapter in Superman’s mythology, don’t miss the kickoff to the countdown to Action Comics #1050! 0722DC064

BATGIRLS #10 $3.99 Page 34
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Neil Googe
Steph has a…date? With an actual boy? Well, this calls for a celebration…or a trip to the zoo! The Batgirls and Steph’s dreamy love interest are in for a day of monkey business, but all that monkeying around ends when they’ve got henchmen on their tails! Meanwhile, Babs is one step closer to tracking down the Hill Ripper-too bad all it took was yet another homicide. 0722DC118

BATGIRLS TP VOL 01 $16.99 Page 43
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Jorge Corona
Meet Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown, who are only able to navigate the dark, gritty, and oftentimes scary Gotham City by leaning on each other’s friendship. Steph may be too rash sometimes, and Cass doesn’t speak much-but what they lack in similarities they make up for with their mutual respect and love for each other…and what makes them stronger together as Batgirls! This rebellious group of Super Heroes team up to kick ass, and try to make it as normal teenagers in this pizza slumber party of a series! Collects Batgirls and backup stories from Batman #115-117. 0722DC21

BATMAN #127 $4.99 Page 1
Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Jimenez, and Belen Ortega
With brutal efficiency, Failsafe hunts the Dark Knight, leaving a trail of injured heroes! Batman retreats to the manor as he prepares for a final assault…will the last few surprises he has in store be enough? And in the backup, Catwoman reaches a shocking conclusion in her search! 0722DC001

Mariko Tamaki and Javier Fernandez
Two-Face has always been viewed as Batman’s most tragic villain. If only Harvey Dent hadn’t been scarred by acid, he could have continued his good work as D.A. in Gotham City and been Batman’s greatest ally and friend…right? Or has Batman extended Harvey Dent too much grace in his multiple attempts at reform? He’ll question himself as Harvey Dent is free once more, scarred but seemingly free of Two-Face’s influence. But…when it’s revealed Harvey Dent’s father has been threatened to be murdered on his 88th birthday, will Two-Face be able to resist joining the party? From the bestselling creative team of Mariko Tamaki and Javier Fernandez! 0722DC017

Geoffrey Thorne, ChrisCross, and Juan Castro
Holocaust turns up the heat on Paris Island! How did he come to take control of the city, and what is he going to do next? Learn his origin and his grand plans for the future-and can he be stopped? 0722DC142

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CATWOMAN #47 $3.99 Page 36
Tini Howard and Nico Leon
Things start to heat up between Valmont and Catwoman when the handsome devil in white shows Catwoman a grand gesture by taking her on a trip out of Gotham. How many high-roller cities can these two cat burglars hit for a score in one night? A crow in white and a bat in black-if only there was a moral gray zone for this one cat. 0722DC145

DARK CRISIS #4 $5.99 Page 12 Page 10
Joshua Williamson and Daniel Sampere
Witness the birth of the new DC Multiverse! Spinning out of the pages of The Flash, the heroes have learned the secret of Pariah’s new worlds but at what cost does this knowledge come, and what can they even do with this information-or even worse, perhaps Pariah and the Great Darkness want them to know…? On Earth-Zero, Deathstroke continues to move forward with his plans to erase legacy heroics once and for all, while Jon Kent, Nightwing, and the ragtag group of youngsters rally to step up to the increasing number of challenges. The event of the year rages on! Dark Crisis is in many ways the direct sequel to the original Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman and George Perez. In this issue Pariah’s attempt to restore the infinite Multiverse reaches a breaking point! Stay tuned for a special announcement at SDCC 2022 that will change all you know about Dark Crisis! 0722DC040

Tini Howard, Dan Watters, Leila Del Duca, and Brandon Peterson
When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost…until now. To power his weapons of war, Pariah has captured each member of the Justice League and trapped them on worlds suited to their every dream and desire…while the planets themselves slowly eat away at their respective inhabitants. As Wonder Woman begins a new chapter in her life, Pariah has uprooted her to a reality he controls-how will the Amazon Princess adapt? Also, Dan Watters and Brandon Peterson combine forces for a noir tale featuring Martian Manhunter! Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of the DCU’s biggest event of 2022! 0722DC046

Meghan Fitzmartin and Laura Braga
Young Justice against the world! The fake reality that Superboy, Impulse, and Robin are trapped in has completely turned against them, sending the full force of the JLA and the Titans they grew up with against them. It will take all of their combined might to fight through this onslaught and find out who is responsible for their imprisonment. Meanwhile, Wonder Girl, Arrowette, and Red Tornado head to San Francisco’s Titans Island in search of assistance, but all they find are bad memories. 0722DC049

Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, CS Pacat, Nathan Gooden, and Various
The El Kingdom has been ruled with integrity and honesty for generations, by familes from the Waynes to the Els. The future of the kingdom lies with its three heirs and the challenges they will face…but what really prepared them for their tumultuous future? What stories defined Bruce, Zala, and Kal-El? Learn these tales and more from international bestselling writers Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, and C.S. Pacat! 0722DC084

DC VS VAMPIRES #9 $3.99 Page 37
Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV, and Otto Schmidt
Road trip! Our heroes split up and spread out across the globe to prepare for the final strikes against the vampire kingdom! Will Green Arrow’s mission force him to battle one of his oldest friends? What horrors await the Birds of Prey inside the ruins of Gotham? And does Black Manta’s secret mean a watery grave for Supergirl?, 0722DC149

Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel, Emma Vieceli, Pasquale Qualano, and Haining
The apocalyptic Suicide Squad team are planning for an all-out assault at the Blood Farm when one of Gotham’s daughters finds them first. Batwoman gives them the chance to risk it all to save one of their own…but will this new mission give them the power they need to take on the mysterious Lord Cinder and his lieutenants? Or are they playing right into his hands? In the backup, learn the tragic story of Nightwing’s betrayal and how he became a vampire! 0722DC151

Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine, and Andy Lanning
The undead Darkseid begins his assault on the galaxy…attacking Korugar first! Could the fate of the planet depend on the Yellow Lantern Corps teaming up with a Green Lantern? Also, what horrors do Big Barda and Mister Miracle find on New Genesis? 0722DC055

DETECTIVE COMICS #1064 $4.99 Page 33
Ram V, Simon Spurrier, Rafael Albuquerque, and Dani
It’s a tango to the death as Batman dances with an old flame while trying not to catch on fire. Using the new information about black noise, Batman investigates the music box in his possession some more, which leads him to question whether music is actually able to contain physics-altering properties. Later, this theory is tested with Two-Face. 0722DC109

FLASH #786 $3.99 Page 13
Jeremy Adams and Amancay Nahuelpan
Wally West is exhausted, and has been running nonstop since even before he had to step up in the wake of the loss of the Justice League. But, as he’s figured out what he needs to do to free Barry (while also keeping Wallace from falling into Pariah’s plans), he’s also long overdue for a chat with Linda. 0722DC051

Tim Seeley, Tom King, Various, Mikel Janin, Stephen Mooney, Various
To the heroes, villains, and ordinary citizens of Earth, Dick Grayson is dead-but death is the perfect cover story for an agent of Spyral. Now, as Batman’s man on the inside, Dick must learn Spyral’s secrets as they strive to uncover the secret identity of every superhero on the globe. Collects Grayson #1-20, Grayson: Futures End #1, Secret Origins #8, Grayson annual #1-3, Robin War #1-2, and Nightiwng: Rebirth #1. 0722DC222

HARLEY QUINN #22 $3.99 Page 33
Stephanie Phillips and Matteo Lolli
The Quinn is dead! Long live the Quinn! I get killed in this one…for real! Dead. Deceased. Former. Late. Pushing up daisies. Somebody needs to solve my murder, and since I don’t see Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot around, I guess that’ll have to be me. Though, since I’m dead…there are certain hurdles to overcome. The Harley-est, wildest arc starts right here…get ready for murder, Multiversal mischief, and more guest appearances, with Stephanie Phillips and new Harley Quinn artist Matteo Lolli! 0722DC104

Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Dini, Stephanie Phillips, Stjepan Sejic, Sam Humphries, Kami Garcia, Rob Williams, Mindy Lee, Terry Dodson, Cecil Castellucci, Rafael Scavone, Chad Hardin, Guillem March, Riley Rossmo, Stjepan Sejic, Erica Henderson, Jason Badower, Mico Suayan, John Timms, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Dan Hipp, and Rafael Albuquerque
You are cordially invited to an oversize extravaganza celebrating the Clown Princess of Crime’s 30th birthday in this fantabulous special! That’s right-Harley Quinn turns 30 in absolute style and has invited a squad of her old creative pals to join her with a killer lineup of amazing stories! And the reviews are in-it’s guaranteed Awesome: Last chance, Quinn. Don’t make me do this. -Amanda Waller Wait…you’re not going back to… -Red Tool Sigh. -Poison Ivy 0722DC022

JOKER TP VOL 01 $16.99
James Tynion IV and Guillem March
Following the events of Infinite Frontier #0 and the Joker War, The Joker gets targeted as the most wanted man in the world! But the Clown Prince of Crime is several steps ahead of law enforcement-and he’s on the run overseas. James Gordon, facing retirement, realizes this is the pursuit of his life and the last piece of a storied career…but what mysterious and deadly forces are also hunting The Joker? Collects The Joker #1-5 and other short stories. 0722DC226

Ivan Cohen, Danny Lore, and Marco Failla
An action-packed issue finds Kid Quick and their allies on Earth-11 face-to-face with a worlds-shaking threat! At last…why Raven refuses to join the team! Will the revelation prevent a tragedy…or somehow make it worse? Plus: an unexpected ally helps Troy escape the Church of Blood, the reunion the team’s been hoping for finally takes place, and the villainy of the Core comes to light! On a scale of 1 to 10 for surprises and all-around awesomeness, this one’s a solid (Earth-) 11! 0722DC172

NICE HOUSE ON THE LAKE #10 $3.99 Page 41
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Martinez Bueno
The plan is in motion. The pieces are in place. The trap is sprung. Norah’s in position to wrest control of the Nice House from Walter-unless, of course, something goes wrong. But they’ve thought of everything. What could go wrong? 0722DC206

NIGHTWING #96 $3.99 Page 37
Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo
They say love is when two hearts find their happy place right next to each other, but to Heartless, that’s just the wall of jars of hearts he has in his back office. As Dick and Babs’s two hearts do find their happy place next to each other, one question they ask each other proves difficult to answer. 0722DC175

Joelle Jones cover

Stephanie Williams, Alitha Martinez, and Mark Morales
It’s Zillah versus Nubia for the power of Sekhmet! Once upon a time they were allies, but now they have been driven apart by a vindictive goddess. Can these women find peace and understanding in time to realize the real danger in front of them? Or is this the end of Nubia’s reign for good? Find out in the final issue of our mini-series! 0722DC179 (Khary Randolph cover) / 0722DC180 (Joelle Jones cardstock cover $4.99)

POISON IVY #4 $3.99 Page 40
G. Willow Wilson and Marcio Takara
Workplace harassment complaints, health code violations, and inhuman work hours. All just a few of the things that your everyday human resources representative has to deal with. Lucky for you, Poison Ivy isn’t your average HR rep. She’s much more flexible and her punishments are far worse, too! So be on your best behavior because Dr. Isley is watching. 0722DC181

James Tynion IV and Maria Llovet
The ancient witch known as the Thessalian has survived millennia of human atrocity via her cunning and remorselessness. But for the last 30 years, she’s endured her greatest challenge yet: Los Angeles. Thessaly needs a change. A big one. And when she learns of the opportunity presented by the Corinthian’s reappearance, may the old gods help anyone in her way! The horizons of the Nightmare Country open up in this standalone issue, as our tale grows ever larger and stranger. 0722DC208

SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #15 $3.99 Page 40
Tom Taylor and Cian Tormey
This is it! The ultimate battle pitting Superman and the forces of The Truth against Bendix and his monstrous machinations has begun! But victory will be an uphill climb for our heroes as they lay siege to Gamorra. Plus…the smooch heard ’round the world. 0722DC186

SUPERMAN SPACE AGE #2 $9.99 Page 40
Mark Russell and Michael Allred
Superman has arrived and he’s out of sight! Right? The world may love him, but the citizens of Metropolis are growing skeptical as the cities around them suffer without the help of the Man of Steel. The world doesn’t need saving as much as it needs changing, and Superman and his super friends in the Justice League seem unqualified to save the day the way they once did. Could this be the beginning of the end that Pariah prophesied? Or is it just a sign of the times? 0722DC189

Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Brandon Peterson, and Will Conrad
It has all led to this: the final battle between Superman and Mongul, and between the Authority and Mongul’s Unmade Champions! The identity of the hooded stranger has been revealed, uncovering a shocking betrayal that threatens to crush Superman’s rebellion forever! But as the fate of Warworld relies on Superman, the last chance to return his powers now lies with Natasha and John Henry Irons. From the visionary creative team of Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Brandon Peterson, and Will Conrad, empires fall and rise and the fourth world is reborn in this jaw-dropping final chapter! 0722DC060

Vita Ayala, Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Stephanie Williams, Jordie Bellaire, Skylar Partridge, Caitlin Yarsky, Marguerite Sauvage and others
The world of the Amazons is growing! Thanks to the recent discovery of a mysterious third tribe, the Esquecida, the warrior women of the DC Universe and their stories have only just begun. You won’t want to miss this enthralling collection that features tales ranging from the deserts of Egypt all the way to the top of Mount Olympus! Collecting Artemis Wanted: #1, Olympus: Rebirth #1, and Nubia: Coronation Special #1 along with stories from Wonder Woman #781-784 and Wonder Woman 80th Anniversary 100-P age Super Spectacular #1. 0722DC224

Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, Mike Norton, Tom Derenick and Brent Peeples
The original New Teen Titans have reteamed and formed Titans Academy to teach the next generation of super-powered teens…if the students can survive the training. When an entire town in upstate New York turns on the students of Titans Academy while the adult Titans are on a mission, Gorilla Gregg, Chupacabra, and the other new students find themselves fighting for their lives against a chaotic mob. But is there something more than just intolerance driving the town’s madness? This is just the beginning of trouble for the new Titans Academy students! Collecting Teen Titians Academy #7-15. 0722DC225

TIM DRAKE ROBIN #1 $3.99 Page 8
Meghan Fitzmartin and Riley Rossmo
Step aside, Damian-the world’s favorite Robin has got this! That’s right, after years away, Tim Drake is taking center stage in a brand-spanking-new Robin series of his very own! A mystery over a year in the making takes shape, as a new villain who’s been hounding Tim from afar decides to take things up close and personal, putting Bernard and everyone else Tim cares about in peril as things go from bad to worse for the world’s oldest and canonically tallest Robin [no, I will not be fact-checking that]. All that and Tim finally carves out a corner of Gotham City just for himself, and sets up shop in his very own…murder shack boat? Fan-favorite writer Meghan Fitzmartin teams up with beloved Harley Quinn artist Riley Rossmo to define the next chapter in Tim’s life. And as if that wasn’t enough, break out your skateboards and motorcycles cuz we’ve assembled a murderer’s row of artists to draw the 1990s’ One True Robin in his various looks from over the years! 0722DC034

Cavan Scott and Lucas Meyer
The Titans are back, united against a common foe…aren’t they? All seems lost when Tim Drake wakes, out of uniform and seemingly out of time. Surely he was just fighting alongside Nightwing, Superboy, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Donna Troy? But where is Raven and what links her to the Fearsome Five? A blood sacrifice is coming that will change the world forever. 0722DC094

WONDER WOMAN #791 $4.99 Page 42
Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, Jordie Bellaire, Marguerite Sauvage, and Paulina Ganucheau
After almost losing her friends in a vicious battle with the newly formed Villainy Inc., Wonder Woman is going solo! Defeated, Diana must find her way again in a world that seems to have moved on from her and her quest for peace. What could possibly make our hero feel like herself again? Enter Cheetah, and she’s got her claws sharpened for a good old-fashioned catfight! 0722DC211

Stephanie Phillips, Mike Hawthorne, and Adriano Di Benedetto
Whisked away from Earth by a distant cosmic entity, Wonder Woman is forced to navigate a series of perilous challenges that push her to the brink both mentally and physically. At stake is the fate of all humanity, with the alien entities casting Diana as Earth’s proxy for a trial judging humankind’s worthiness to exist in the universe. Can Diana stand trial to save humanity without losing her own? 0722DC227

Greg Weisman and Christopher Jones
Queen Perdita has been rescued! Or has she? Beast Boy has his doubts, and soon his suspicions turn terrifyingly real. Nightwing and Robin, working across the globe from one another, come upon information that leads them to uncover the identity of the villain who’s been pulling the strings behind this kidnapping all along! Plus, take a trip into the past with another action-packed backup, starring Green Arrow! 0722DC214


DARK SPACES WILDFIRE #3 $3.99 Page 322
Scott Snyder and Hayden Sherman
Our ragtag crew of firefighting inmates may have found what they were looking for, but along with it, they discovered the threat of something far more dangerous than the blaze around them. The trouble is just beginning! JUL221601

EARTHDIVERS #1 $3.99 Page 322
Stephen Graham Jones and Davide Gianfelice
Stephen Graham Jones makes his ongoing comics debut with Earthdivers! The year is 2112, and it’s the apocalypse exactly as expected: rivers receding, oceans rising, civilization crumbling. Humanity has given up hope, except for a group of outcast Indigenous survivors who have discovered a time travel portal in a cave in the middle of the desert and figured out where the world took a sharp turn for the worst: America. Convinced that the only way to save the world is to rewrite its past, they send one of their own on a bloody, one-way mission back to 1492 to kill Christopher Columbus before he reaches the so-called New World. But taking down an icon is no easy task, and his actions could prove devastating for his friends in the future. JUL221605

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS #1 $6.99 Page 325
Ryan North and Chris Fenoglio
The hit Paramount+ animated series makes its comics debut with Eisner-winning comics writer Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) at the helm! Soon after leading her crew on a planetary expedition aimed at building bridges and advancing Federation technology, Captain Freeman begins to suspect that the planet and its people are not all what they seem… Meanwhile, the crew in the lower decks take to the holodeck, enjoying some much-needed recreational time-until a bloodthirsty visitor decides to join in on their games! JUL221633

Mike Johnson and Angel Hernandez
Continue the never-before-seen journey set between seasons two and three of the Paramount+ hit series Star Trek: Picard! Following an unsettling discovery on the planet Jenjor VI, Picard and Seven band together to save the native population and the Stargazer crew. JUL221639

TMNT ONGOING #133 $3.99 Page 326
Sophie Campbell and Pablo Tunica
With Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael away in search of new allies to join the good guys against Rat King’s latest deadly gambit, it falls on Donatello and Jennika to lead the fight in Mutant Town against the terrible trio of Mayor Baxter Stockman, General Krang, and Madame Null. But will a dangerous quartet of masked mutant ninja turtles and a mad vivisectionist bent on revenge–not to mention E.P.F. invaders and angry Utrom soldiers!–sabotage their efforts before they can even begin to dig in? This new arc serves as a direct tie-in to TMNT: The Armageddon Game! JUL221643

TRVE KVLT #2 $3.99 Page 328
Scott Bryan Wilson and Liana Kangas
The Satanic Panic continues! Marty realizes that Burger Lord wasn’t so bad compared to the job the Church of the Immortal Heartbeat has in store for him and Alison. Meanwhile, Bernice goes all CSI trying to figure out what’s going on, and somebody’s gonna make out with Ratblood in the parking lot! But who?! Hope you’ve got that extra-large soda ready, because things are getting spicy in this very special episode of Trve Kvlt. JUL221665


ABOVE SNAKES #3 $3.99 Page 69
Sean Lewis and Hayden Sherman
What will Dirt do on his quest for justice after the disastrous date with Lil’ Annie? He’ll try to get rid of the damn bird, won’t he? Luckily, it’s mating season, and Speck is on the prowl. But there’s something else in the woods watching both of them. The wild adventure continues!!! JUL220192

DEADLIEST BOUQUET #2 $3.99 Page 71
Erica Schultz, Carola Borelli and Gab Contreras
The Hawthorn sisters aren’t the only ones with questions–the cops have some of their own. Was Jasmine doing some “freelance work” outside the flower shop? Is that what got her killed? Where was Violet last night? And will Poppy ever let Derek know what’s really going on? JUL220196

DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #22 $3.99 Page 71
James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds
End of story arc. The Department of Truth recruited him. Black Hat tried to flip him. A monster from his childhood came to life to torment him. Cole Turner has been pushed past his limit, and now that his husband’s been dragged into this secret war, he’s about to break. The most devastating arc yet of the Eisner-nominated series comes to its shocking conclusion! JUL220197

LEAST WE CAN DO #1 $3.99 Page 50
Iolanda Zanfardino and Elisa Romboli
Mysterious magical power arises from a world nearly destroyed by war. A young woman fights for her ideas of revolution and to build a new society from the debris. Realizing that she can’t do it alone, she has to prove her worth to the Eclipse Rebels to join them against the dreadful Eden Army. A story of discovering what is right and what love means in a military-occupied and socially oppressed United Kingdom. JUL220067

LOVE EVERLASTING #2 $3.99 Page 76
Tom King and Elsa Charretier
“The Hunt For Love” Joan wakes into another nightmare of love. 1920. She’s the maid and Roger’s the heir to the manor, and though it is forbidden, they are inevitably drawn together. But soon cliches begin to crumble and blood begins to spill as Joan fights back. JUL220217

MONSTRESS TP VOL 7 $16.99 Page 65
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
Humans and Arcanics are at war once again, but battles of the heart and soul are the most dangerous of all. Caught in the calculating grip of the Dusk Court, Maika and Zinn uncover painful secrets of the past while Tuya fights to preserve her future–and young Kippa might be the Known World’s only hope for the present. Collects Monstress #36-41. JUL220132

MONSTRESS HC VOL 2 $49.99 Page 65
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
War between humans and the hybrid Arcanics is poised to explode across the Known World, but the wounds of the last war have yet to heal. Maika Halfwolf, a hardened Arcanic survivor, is on a mission to discover the secrets of her past–and to understand Zinn, the eldritch monster that lives beneath her skin. But to find those answers, she’ll have to figure out who she can trust–and who is poised to betray her. Collecting volumes 4-6 of the Eisner, Hugo, Harvey, and British Fantasy Award-winning series. Book two is a deluxe oversized hardcover brimming with more than 500 pages of art deco beauty and steampunk horror that will make an elegant addition to any fan’s shelf. Collects issues #19 – 35 & Monstress: Talk Stories #1-2. JUL220140

SAGA TP VOL 10 $16.99 Page 44
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Celebrating ten years of Saga! At long last, Hazel and her star-crossed family are finally back, and they’ve made some new…friends? This collection features the latest six chapters of the most epic adventure in comics, including the series’ double-length first issue back from hiatus. Collects Saga #55-60. JUL220043

Jody LeHeup and Nil Vendrell
Fired from the Fuzz! Shirtless finally hits rock bottom, and his search for answers takes him to Japan for a showdown with his old sensei–the honey bee karate master known as Mr Beeyagi! JUL220237

SILVER COIN #14 $3.99 Page 81
Pornsak Pichetshote and Michael Walsh
Lauren and Darren were working through their issues when the bad year hit. 2020 was when the world caught fire, when their relationship went to hell, and when a strange coin pushed things one step further. JUL220240

Andrew Wheeler and Travis Moore
Harlow learns the miraculous truth of Ezekiel’s origin–and what he really represents to Thorndike Scar. Ofelia and Ezekiel make a trade for the life of the Black Flamingo, but even the best of angels may not be enough to stop Harlow from making a deal with the devil. JUL220242

Mirka Andolfo and Ivan Bigarella
The situation has definitely gone downhill. What seemed like a quiet little town hides terrible secrets, and even Khal now finds himself in danger. Will Shea be able to keep the Albino trying to awaken Leslie at bay? JUL220263


ALIEN #1 $3.99 Page 47
Philip Kennedy Johnson and Julius Ohta
A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221050) JUL220919

ANT-MAN #3 $3.99 Page 43
Al Ewing and Tom Reilly
In the present, the current Ant-Man, Scott Lang, has been tasked by the Avengers with a very important mission: Guard the prison holding Ultron! But the evil Black Ant/Eric O’Grady has other ideas that may spell doom for humanity… Don’t miss this epic journey through Ant-Man’s history! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221010) JUL220906

AVENGERS #60 $3.99 Page 9
Mark Russell and Greg Land
A.X.E.: Judgment Day tie in! The Avengers’ ace archer is back! As Judgment Day looms, Hawkeye is called upon to justify his existence. As a benchmark, Hawkeye must prove that he brings at least as much joy and usefulness to the world as a randomly chosen mailbox, which, admittedly, is a pretty high bar. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220925) JUL220787

AXE AVENGERS #1 $3.99 Page 3
Kieron Gillen and Federico Vicentini
The first of three story essential Judgment Day one shots! Tony Stark has spent his life building suits to protect him. Now he has to enter a suit of armor that could kill us all. Can he survive? Can anyone? JUL220766

AXE DEATH TO MUTANTS #2 $3.99 Page 4
Kieron Gillen and Guiu Villanova
The Celestials said “Correct excess deviation.” Now the hour of judgment is upon the Eternals. Have they done enough? And does overcompensating at this late hour make it better, or make it worse? Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220905) JUL220768

AXE EVE JUDGMENT DAY #4 & 5 $4.99 Page
Kieron Gillen and Valerio Schiti
The clock is ticking and midnight looms. It’s not too late. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220898) JUL220752

It’s too late? JUL220759

CARNAGE #6 $3.99 Page 40
Ram V and Francesco Manna
The Carnage symbiote has a bloodlust unlike any other organism in the Marvel Universe. IN THIS ISSUE, its ruthless and aggressive efforts to quench that bloodlust reach new and never before seen heights. But what in the Hel is Carnage up to, and what will it do to anyone who gets in its way?! RES. from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220994) JUL220885

DAREDEVIL #3 $5.99 Page 43
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto
Daredevil saves the world! With more ambitious and aggressive goals than ever before, Daredevil has started putting together a team — but not everyone wants to be a part of Matt Murdock and Elektra Natchios’ vision of the future. As Matt and Elektra grow increasingly distant from the super hero community and closer to one another, Daredevil will once again be at odds with heroes and villains alike. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220972) JUL220902

Tom Taylor and Iban Coello
This is what the Watcher has been watching for. A danger older than the planet threatens everything. The age of technology is about to end — and for once, the heroes who have saved Earth time and again find themselves almost completely powerless in the face of it. X-Men and Avengers will assemble. Spiderpeople and the Fantastic Four will come together. Heroes for Hire will fight alongside Champions. But none of it will be enough. The lights are about to go out. The world outside our window…is about to end. And after darkness comes Apocalypse! Nothing can prepare you for an all-new saga of the Marvel Universe as you’ve never seen it before — from acclaimed talents Tom Taylor and Iban Coello! Collecting Dark Ages #1-6 and material from FCBD 2020 (X-Men/Dark Ages). Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #3 (MAR221140) JUL220986

DEFENDERS BEYOND #3 $3.99 Page 42
Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez
Loki’s Defenders manage to escape the Second Cosmos and the Beyonder, but Taaia is grievously wounded in the process and none of Loki’s or Blue Marvel’s expertise seems to be helping. Enter – the Phoenix! But what is the price of a universal constant’s aid? Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221008) JUL220894

DOCTOR APHRA #24 $3.99 Page 56
Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
Desperate to rescue Doctor Aphra at any cost, Sana Starros and her crew’s search leads them to an old haunt and two familiar faces they might not survive! Meanwhile, Aphra delves deeper into the secrets of the Ascendant and the true origin of the Spark Eternal! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221066) JUL22094

Alyssa Wong and Minkyu Jung
A deadly game for the galaxy’s trickiest players! Doctor Aphra and Sana Starros have escaped the Vermillion, but there’s no evading the Crimson Dawn: Their spies are everywhere! As Domina Tagge contends with moles within her corporation and Aphra struggles with the damage inflicted on her by a powerful artifact, the two strike one last bargain — but who can Aphra really trust? Then, our daring duo stumbles upon a strange ritual — and an even stranger enemy! Surely their story can’t end like this, at the hands of the practitioner of an ancient cult — can it?! The search for the Spark Eternal will lead them somewhere they never expected: back to where it all began for Doctor Aphra! Collecting Doctor Aphra (2020) #16-20. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #3 (MAR221149) JUL220999

Dan Slott, Steve Foxe, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Bob McLeod, and more
Three brand new Spiders get their start here! Web-Weaver: A not-so-mild mannered fashion designer at Van Dyne gets spider-powers and shows us a very different kind of Spider-Slayer. Hunter-Spider: Imagine a world where Sergei Kravinoff got Spider-Powers. You are not ready for the most hardcore Spider yet! Both of these and Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, the filmmakers behind the Spider-Verse movies, create a new Spider just in time for the end of the Spider-verse! JUL220815

Mark Russell, Sean Izaakse, and Various
An incredible exploration of the fabulous foursome’s lives if they aged in real time across the decades! Amid the backdrop of the Space Race, an accident gives the Fantastic Four great powers and entangles them in the history of their planet. But as the years pass, the four heroes struggle to find their role in a rapidly changing world. As Sue continues to fight for social causes, Reed becomes increasingly obsessed with preparing for the prophesied arrival of Galactus! And in the end, after six decades of triumphs and tragedies, love and loss, can the aging heroes make a final stand against the implacable might of Doctor Doom? Collecting Fantastic Four: Life Story #1-6. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #5 (MAY221030) JUL220989

Peter David and Juanan Ramirez
Family matters! Genis-Vell and Rick Jones are a mess when they’re apart. Can Phyla-Vell fix this dysfunctional adventure? Or are Rick and Genis’ fates already decided?

IMMORTAL X-MEN #6 $3.99 Page 4
Kieron Gillen and Michele Bandini
Stand for judgment! An AXE tie in! Judgment comes and the Quiet Council grows suspiciously quiet. An exception: Do you think a man so devoted to the Hellfire cares one jot? Let’s find out. Resolicitedfrom Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220911) JUL220777

IRON CAT #4 $3.99 Page 41
Jed MacKay and Pere Perez
Madame Menace strikes! Iron Cat’s vendetta against Felicia Hardy has produced some deadly consequences. Tony Stark’s old nemesis, the sinister A.I. known as Madame Menace, has been unleashed! JUL220890

IRON MAN #23 $3.99 Page 44
Christopher Cantwell and Angel Unzueta
Operating in stealth mode with Jim Rhodes, Iron Man has landed in Macau and immersed himself in Source Control — the worst black market of stolen and illegal technology — all in order to organize a backroom buy of the Mandarin’s rings. It’s going to require Tony Stark-level capital and strategy, but Spymaster may have a different buyer — and a wicked double cross — at the ready in order to pull the rug out from under Iron Man’s boots. It seems someone else is willing to pay top dollar for those rings and is ready to pull them out of Iron Man’s dead hands if they have to the Cobalt Man. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221042) JUL220908

Torunn Gronbekk and Michael Dowling
Asgard’s defenses have been breached, its warriors battered and still more legions are unleashed against them! The chaos and destruction seem to be fueling some great, dark power, but to what end? Before she can find what lurks in the shadows and save the Golden Realm, Jane Foster must first save Thor! [Runa is featured.] JUL220865

KNIGHTS OF X takes a break this month.

LEGION OF X #5 $4.99 Page 22
Si Spurrier and Jan Bazaldua
Skinjacker triumphant! The bodysnatcher-supreme rampages through Legion’s mind. A horned god of mischief! Nightcrawler discovers the identity of the fugitive deity at last. Conspiracy on Mars! Weaponless Zsen slashes open the awful truth. And it all crashes together. P.S. Just when you thought things couldn’t get more breathless. Here comes Ora Serrata. Ra Serrata. And she sees through you. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220980) JUL220835

MARAUDERS #6 $3.99 Page 8
Steve Orlando and Eleonora Carlini
Even odds of destruction! An AXE tie in! The Progenitor has risen! Now he visits each and every one of us, and we’re given a chance to justify our lives. Sounds heavy, right? The Marauders agree! Who proved their right to life? Who failed? And if we survive, just how excited is Orchis for a chance to scapegoat mutants for Earth’s brush with destruction? All this…and Detective Lockheed! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220910) JUL220783

Alex Segura, and Various
Returning for another rousing celebration of Marvel’s Latin/x characters and creators is Marvel Voices: Comunidades! Legendary creator Fabian Nicieza takes to the stars in an action-packed Nova adventure! Superstar Edgar Delgado continues to show off his writing chops with a spine-tingling spider escapade with Miles Morales! And award-winning author Alex Segura blazes a new trail for White Tiger – and introduces a brand new character to the Marvel Mythos! And that’s only scratching the surface – not to mention the amazing lineup of new and established artists lending their voices to this astounding anthology. Trust us, you don’t want to miss out! [Please note: the art in Marvel’s Preview shows Rictor and America Chavez as two out of the five heroes. The other three are featured in stories as mentioned above. Hopefully Rictor and Chavez are included.]JUL220809 (Phil Jimenez cover)

MIDNIGHT SUNS #1 $3.99 Page 14
Ethan Sacks and Luigi Zagaria
Rise of the Midnight Suns! A dark prophesy and apocalyptic new villains with horrifying powers the likes of which Earth has never faced before ordains a team of Midnight Suns to rise and tear @#$% up: Magick, Wolverinem Spirit Rider, & Nico Minoru. But what does this new threat have to do with the Sorcerer Supreme’s past? And why is Strange Academy student Zoe Laveau number one on the Suns’ list? JUL220804

Saladin Ahmed and Chris Allen
Miles Morales’ iconic 42nd issue! As the number of the spider that bit him and the winning lottery number for Brooklyn Visions Academy, the number 42 means a lot in Miles Morales’ world, and Saladin Ahmed celebrates this landmark issue with an oversized spectacular alongside amazing artists! Miles Morales has been through it lately – time for a little R&R now, right? Not when there’s good that needs doing, and when something dark and insidious rears its ugly head on the streets of NYC, Spider-Man is the only hope to end it. But Miles will need help, from his friends, his family and the most unexpected allies, if he dares to even stand a chance this time! JUL220881

MS MARVEL AND VENOM #1 $4.99 Page 24
Jody Houser and Dave Wachter
Deadly symbiosis! Venom is on the hunt–but who is hunting Venom?! Ms. Marvel teams up with Dylan Brock, the new wicked web-slinger on the block, as a scheme to harness the symbiote rears its ugly head! The first Venom/Ms. Marvel partnership is also the concluding movement of the super hero symphony of the summer, as we reveal the connection between Wolverine, Moon Knight, and Venom, and Kamala Khan’s team-up uncovers the larger plot behind it all–you will not believe who’s pulling the strings! JUL220846

NEW MUTANTS #30 $5.99 Page 20
Vita Ayala, Alyssa Wong, Alex Lins and others
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the X-Men’s youthful misfits! Throughout the past forty years, New Mutants has remained a timeless yet contemporary voice for the marginalized youth who must grow up in a harsh, cruel world. In this supersized issue, Vita Ayala, Rod Reis and more craft a mosaic love letter dedicated to the mutant youngsters who have become the beacon and hope of a new generation of X-Men. Commemorating classic and new characters alike, this collection of shorts celebrates four decades’ worth of the joys and tribulations of being young, brave and gifted in the world of X. The issue will also feature a fourth-wall-breaking Deadpool short by special guest writer Alyssa Wong. JUL220824

Vita Ayala and Rod Reis
The labors of Magik! Illyana Rasputin is the Sorcerer Supreme and rightful queen of the hellish dimension known as Limbo. But she’s been awfully busy on Krakoa, and someone’s got their eye on Limbo’s empty throne! As Madelyne Pryor, the resurgent Goblin Queen, makes her move, Magik ends up separated from Limbo — and facing an enemy she thought she had banished long ago! With her Soulsword shattered, Illyana is forced to confront her legacy. But as she spirals ever further into unfamiliar territory, will she drag her teammates Mirage and Wolfsbane down with her? And while Magik faces the demons of her past, present and future, Madelyne Pryor inches ever closer to the flaming throne of Limbo! Collecting New Mutants (2019) #25-28. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #5 (MAY221035) JUL220993

SHE-HULK #6 $3.99
Rainbow Rowell and Luca Maresca
How many miles does it take to save the universe?! The smash hit of 2022 rolls on with its best issue yet. Nightcrawler visits Book Law, but what does he need legal defense for? And one of the greatest traditions in Marvel Comics history continues here! [No page number because Marvel’s September Previews solicits #7.] Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221035) JUL220981

Christopher Cantwell and Ario Anindito
Obi-Wan has closed his journals for now and looks ahead as night falls and the sandstorm that has sequestered him begins to clear. But he discovers something unexpected in the hazards of the Jundland Wastes–a squad of ambushed stormtroopers left to die. But one still has a fighting chance–and Obi-Wan may very well risk everything to save a single injured imperial stormtrooper that can’t help but remind Kenobi of the clones he served with so long ago. JUL220925

THUNDERBOLTS #2 $3.99 Page 42
Jim Zub and Sean Izaakse
Who is Eegro the Unbreakable? How will his strange power help New York’s only official super hero team battle their enemies and balance their budget? Read on and discover, True Believers! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #4 (APR220874) JUL220896

TRIALS OF X TP VOL 1 $17.99 Page 70
Leah Williams, Al Ewing, Vita Ayala, Gerry Duggan, Lucas Werneck, Stefano Caselli, Alex Lins, Rod Reis, and Ivan Fiorelli
Murder and mayhem in the Reign of X! The Scarlet Witch has been murdered – and as X-Factor investigates the shocking crime, all clues point to Magneto! Meanwhile, the fallout from the Hellfire Gala continues for S.W.O.R.D. as Doctor Doom sticks around for a meeting of monarchs with matters of galactic import to discuss – including the Last Annihilation! The New Mutants are reeling from their own devastating loss as a great evil continues to cast its shadow. And when new problems present themselves in Ireland, the Marauders bring in Banshee for some assistance – and he’ll soon be screaming into battle! Collecting X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #1-2, S.W.O.R.D. (2020) #7, New Mutants (2019) #20-21 and Marauders (2019) #23. JUL220963

VARIANTS #4 $3.99 Page 34
Gail Simone and Phil Noto
Every time a Variant arrives, Jessica loses a little piece of herself. But someone is trying to take everyhthing she has. How can Jessica fight back against an enemy who claims to actually be her? JUL220870

VENOM #11 $3.99 Page 40
Al Ewing and Bryan Hitch
“Demonification” starts here! After the explosive (and gut wrenching) revelations of Venom #10, the third terrifying arc of Venom begins in explosive fashion, with Dylan Brock at the mercy of Bedlam! But where is Dylan’s father, the original Venom? Where is Eddie Brock?! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220996) JUL220887

Al Ewing, Ram V. and Bryan Hitch
The new Venom is in the fight of his life — and he may be in it alone! As Dylan Brock and his symbiote continue to learn to live together without Eddie Brock, the Life Foundation has activated a deadly new operative named the Spearhead! Dylan and Venom aren’t the only ones dead in his sights: Every single symbiote that they (and you!) have ever known and cared about is a target as well! And without Eddie’s guidance, Dylan stands poised to give into the same darkness that his father once did. Meanwhile, Eddie is still getting used to his new place in the symbiote hive. But little does he know that his battle across the cosmos has only just begun — and Kang the Conqueror has a front-row seat for its first act! Collecting Venom (2021) #6-10. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #5 (MAY221028) JUL221003

WOLVERINE #25 $4.99 Page 5
Ben Percy and Andrea DiVito
A desperate race to the top of the world forces Wolverine to team-up with Solem!* But will the Hand’s Hellbride bring them to an untimely end, or will the Celestial doom the unlikely team-up? Plus: bar brawl! A rough and tumble 25th issue celebratory story with an array of artists ready to unleash some adamantium-laced action! [*Solem is either bisexual or pansexual.] JUL220772

X-FORCE #32 $3.99 Page 4
Benjamin Percy and Robert Gill
Kraven takes his hunt to Krakoa, to prove he is the apex predator-and not even the mutants, the so-called dominant species, are a match for his prowess. Will this spell the end of X-Force, and mutantdom as we know it? JUL220770

X-MEN #15 $3.99 Page 21
Gerry Duggan and C F Villa
Fear the children! The Children of the Vault – hyper-evolved humans from a society whose time moves much faster than our own. Each time the X-Men defeat them, they retreat to their home, evolving further to a new, more advanced generation. This time, they will not be stopped so easily. JUL220830

X-MEN RED #6 $3.99 Page 8
Al Ewing and Stefano Caselli
Battle for the Broken Land – an AXE tie in! Planet Arakko chose peace over war. Now war has chosen them. The monstrous arsenal of the Eternals is on the march. The Arakkii must defend their broken land according to the ancient laws… but against an enemy even older than they are, can the old ways win? Or is a new Arakko about to be born?
Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN220907) JUL220780

X-MEN RED TP VOL 1 $17.99 Page 81
Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli, Juann Cabal, and Andres Genolet
Who can save the red planet? The mutants of Arakko spent millennia scarred by war — but on the world once called Mars, they’re learning to live in peace. Storm knows something greater than a queen is needed to keep this fragile new world together — but while she has a broken Magneto in her corner, Roberto Da Costa is making his own moves. Abigail Brand of S.W.O.R.D. has other plans to influence Arakko, with an unstable Vulcan on her side and Cable keeping his own secrets! And what of the ruthless Tarn the Uncaring, who now sits on the planet’s ruling council? As machinations and revelations rock the red planet, the clock ticks down to interstellar war — and judgment day is coming. It’s a new world full of intrigue, and someone has to fight for it! Collecting issues #1-5. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #6 (JUN221097) JUL221004

X-TERMINATORS #1 $4.99 Page 23
Leah Williams and Carlos E. Gomez
Enter the grindhouse of X! When Jubilee and Boom-Boom agree to take Dazzler out for a night on the town to console her after her nasty breakup, they have no idea they’re about to be kidnapped and put into elaborate death traps for their efforts! What are three girls with the power to blow things up to do? Leah Williams and Carlos Gomez put the X in eXploitation in this tale of blood, sweat and revenge! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXXII #5 (MAY220900) JUL220840

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