New releases are here! This week includes elegant villainy, friends becoming our heroes’ enemies, Teen Titans all grown up, a new group of meta heroes, bloody clashes between old rivals, super villains coming of age, a past that catches up even to Mollymauk, professional amateur adventurers, pulp action adventure roleplaying, and more! Check out the highlights below.
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DAWN OF DC PRIMER 2023 SPECIAL EDITION
Only available in store, while stocks last! (Limited to one per customer)
The new Dawn of DC Primer 2023 Special Edition, written by Joshua Williamson with artwork by Leandro Fernandez, reveals Dawn of DC’s secrets, threats, and connective stories in 2023 and beyond!
For years, Amanda Waller has seen the heroes of the DC Universe as a dangerous threat that could lead to the end of the world.
Ever since Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Amanda Waller has operated in the shadows to collect deadly weapons and to create an army of allies who agree with her. Now she’s forced to bring some of the worst enemies of the DC Universe an offer they can’t refuse.
DISNEY VILLAINS MALEFICENT #1
(W) Soo Lee (A) Soo Lee (CA) Jae Lee (VCA) Jennifer L. Meyer, Rebeca Puebla, J Scott Campbell, David Nakayama, Soo Lee
Her realm is shrouded in darkness, and evil, and full of all things that go bump in the night. Her soul is cold, hardened by a lifetime of small-minded wanderers seeking to steal her powers to satisfy their mortal greed. Her patience wears thin. Her mystical might grows. It is a matter only of time before she descends the mountain and unleashes her horrible magics upon the powerless people below.
A stunning vision of villainy from writer and artist Soo Lee!
(W) Jed MacKay (A) C.F. Villa (CA) Stuart Immonen (VCA) Kael Ngu, Scottie Young
The Star. The Icon. The Witch. The Construct. The God. The Engineer. The King.
The world is ever in peril, and a new team of Avengers mobilizes to meet any dangers that dare threaten the planet. But when TERMINUS attacks, a new and insidious danger rears its head: one that the Avengers know all too well, and one that comes to them in the most dangerous of guises – that of a friend.
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Nicola Scott
The Teen Titans are ready to grow up. Each member joined as a much younger hero, certain that one day they’d be invited to join the Justice League. But the time has come for them not to join the League… but to replace it!
Are the no-longer-teen heroes ready for the big leagues? Danger lurks around every corner as heroes and villains alike challenge the new team before they’ve even begun. Will the DCU ever be the same?
Find out in this landmark first issue brought you by the all-star creative team of Tom Taylor (Nightwing, DCeased) and Nicola Scott (Wonder Woman Historia, Earth 2)!
VIGIL #1 (OF 6)
(W) Ram V (A) Lalit Kumar Sharma (CA) Sumit Kumar
The shipping vessel Eastwind was taken captive by pirates off the coast of Thailand. 24 hours after the crew had been taken hostage, before communications had been established or any demands made, the crew reported an intervention by a group of unknown individuals. Amid other bizarre claims by the crew, are reports of an individual who changed his appearance at will and a woman who seemingly dodged bullets. Once the pirates were taken out, no attempts were made at rescuing the crew. There have long been rumors rogue metahumans targeting weaponized illegal technology. With some hinting that they call themselves The Vigil.
What were they after? Why did they intervene? Are there metas among us?
Stay tuned for more…
BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1
(W) Tom King, Ed Brisson, Christopher Cantwell, and Dan Mora (A) Mitch Gerads, Jeff Spokes, Javier Rodriguez, and Dan Mora (CA) Simone Di Meo
Coming off the spectacular success of Batman – One Bad Day: The Riddler, the Eisner Award-winning team of Tom King and Mitch Gerads reunite for a horrifying four-part retelling of the first bloody clash between The Joker and the Batman. A tale of loathing, lies, and laughter, this may be the most frightening Joker story in a generation. Everyone is going to be shocked. Everyone is going to be talking about it. The Justice League may be gone, but its enemies aren’t. Who’ll protect the world from the worst of the worst?
Ed Brisson and Jeff Spokes pick up the story started in the Wildstorm 30th Anniversary Special as Director Bones and his new covert StormWatch team travel the globe on black-ops missions to take super-powered weapons of mass destruction off the board. But this is StormWatch, and as always, not all is as it seems. Down with the Kings starts here!
Superstar artist Dan Mora (Batman/Superman: World’s Finest,Detective Comics) makes his writing debut kicking off a new series of Batman Black & White short stories. In a Gotham City overrun by the cybernetic henchmen of The Joker, the only person who can save us is the mysterious motorcycle-riding, bat-costumed hero of urban legend..
In The Order of the Black Lamp – Part I, from writer Christopher Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire co-creator, Briar, Iron Man) and artist Javier Rodríguez (Daredevil, Defenders), Superman finds a decoder ring with a secret message – Save me – which sends him on a quest to solve a mystery with ties to the Man of Steel’s past.
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS GENERATION JOKER #1 (OF 6)
(W) Sean Murphy (A) Katana Collins – Clay McCormack (CA) Sean Murphy (VCA) Mirka Andolfo
YOUTH IN REVOLT! Spinning out of the runaway hit Batman: Beyond the White Knightcomes an unforgettable coming-of-age super villain tale starring the children of Harley Quinn and The Joker!
When the rebellious twins run away in a stolen Batmobile, only Joker Jack Napier’s quickly fading hologram has any hope of getting them home safely and keeping them out of the family business. But a life of crime isn’t the only temptation young Bryce and Jackie are facing: the kids uncover a dark secret that could bring their dad back to life for good! With a wild array of Batman’s former enemies and allies on their tails, will the kids succeed in reviving the Dark Knight’s greatest foe? Find out as Jackie and Bryce take center stage in the White Knight Universe!
Sean Murphy reunites with co-writers Katana Collins (Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn) and Clay McCormack (Batman: White Knight Presents: Red Hood) to bring fans the latest chapter of the White Knight story with the help of rising-star artist Mirka Andolfo (Sweet Paprika, Superman vs. Lobo).
GREEN LANTERN #1
(W) Jeremy Adams, Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Xermanico, Montos (CA) Xermanico
Spinning out of the events of Dark Crisis, the Guardians of Oa at the heart of the Green Lantern Corps have quarantined Sector 2814, home of the planet Earth – and its champion along with it! A heartbreaking defeat has sent Hal reeling, returning home to rediscover his roots… and find the man responsible for ruining his life: Sinestro. From the visionary team of Jeremy Adams and Xermanico (who brought you the epic Flashpoint Beyond) comes a tale of redemption, loss, and finding out that maybe… just maybe… you can go home again. At least if you’re willing to hot-wire a power ring to do it.
Also featuring part one of John Stewart: War Journal from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos!
SENSATIONAL SECOND ISSUES
THE GALAXY #2
Also released this week…
- Captain America Sentinel Of Liberty #12
- Doctor Strange #1 2nd Ptg Alex Ross Var
- Fantastic Four #7
- Guardians Of The Galaxy #2
- Hulk Annual #1
- Last Barbarians #4
- Masters Of Universe Masterverse #4 (of 4)
- Mighty Barbarians #2
- Miles Morales Spider-Man #6
- Predator #3
- She-Hulk #13
- Sonic The Hedgehog #60
- Spider-Man 2099 Dark Genesis #3 (of 5)
- Star Wars Bounty Hunters #34
- Stranger Things Tales From Hawkins #2 (of 4)
- Superboy Man Tomorrow #2 (of 6)
- Superman #4
- Walking Dead Dlx #63
- X-Men #22
CRITICAL ROLE MIGHTY NEIN ORIGINS MOLLYMAUK TEALEAF HC
(W) Jody Houser (A/CA) Hunter Bonyun
Entertainer, fighter, and performer, “Molly” has a knack for hiding his true self behind the shifting color and shape of a personality he seems to wear like his singular coat. But as with every member of the Mighty Nein, his past will eventually catch up with him . . . and it’s a strange one indeed.
Join Critical Role: Vox Machina Originswriter Jody Houser, artist Hunter Bonyun, and Critical Role’s Matthew Mercer and Taliesin Jaffe as they reveal Mollymauk’s evolution from empty shell to vibrant individual, and the dark corners of his past that even he is afraid to examine.
MORDECAI CROW VOL 01 SECRETS OF JARROW GN
(W) Bill Slavin (A/CA) Bill Slavin
The secrets of the past have been lost. Knowledge is forbidden, the climate has run wild, civilization has devolved into post-technological anarchy.
In the midst of this wasteland, Mordecai Crow, a drifter in search of his long-lost parents, becomes embroiled in a murderous conspiracy when he seeks refuge in a fortress committed to preserving ancient knowledge.
What secrets lie in the heart of its ancient walls?
And how are they connected to Mordecai’s mysterious past?
CLEMENTINE FOX VOL 01 GREAT ISLAND ADVENTURE GN
(W) Leigh Luna (A) Leigh Luna
Meet Clementine Fox, Professional Amateur Adventurer! Clementine is supposed to be on her way to school… but why not go out for a day of adventure and exploration instead?
She recruits her friends Nubbins Squirrel and Penelope Rabbit and heads to the beach, where Jesse Otter is preparing to take his giant Turtle, Annabella, to a mysterious local island.
Clementine’s great-aunt Marnie lives there – far away from math tests and tutors – so Clementine and her friends hitch a ride to the island as stowaways. What could go wrong?
This is Leigh Luna’s funny and charming debut graphic novel about a group of young animals who set out on an adventure and learn the true value of friendship, family, and what it means to stick together and work things out!
BROKEN COMPASS RPG ADVENTURE JOURNAL (CORE RULEBOOK)
Broken Compass is an Adventure Role-Playing Game inspired by the great movies and games of the genre, from the Mummy all the way to Uncharted, passing through Indiana Jones and Tomb Raider.
In Broken Compass you play as an Adventurer in search of great Treasures, a man or woman of action, ready to risk it all every day, just so they can get to the finish line before their bitter Rival! Broken Compass is a Role-Playing Game in which Players take the role of Adventurers in search of a Treasure.
BROKEN COMPASS RPG GOLDEN AGE (SEASON 1)
BROKEN COMPASS RPG JOLLY ROGER (SEASON 2)
BROKEN COMPASS RPG VOYAGES EXTRAORDINAIRES
BROKEN COMPASS RPG WHAT IF… SPIN OFF
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