August may be ending, but TILLIE (SPINNING) WALDEN is just getting started! Her new graphic novel is out this week! •I LOVE THIS PART Two girls in a small town in the USA kill time together as they try to get through their days at school. They watch videos, share earbuds as they play each other songs, and exchange their stories. In the process they form a deep connection and an unexpected relationship begins to develop. In her follow up to the critically acclaimed SPINNING, Tillie Walden tells the story of a small love that can make you feel like the biggest thing around, and how it's possible to find another person who understands you when you thought no one could.
More new Brian Michael Bendis from DC’s JinxWorld imprint! •SCARLET #1 By Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, SCARLET tells the story of a woman whose life has been ripped apart by police corruption. When she pushes back, she starts a chain reaction of events that will bring about the next American Revolution.
The world's greatest role-playing game. Reality's most dysfunctional family. What could go wrong? •RICK & MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS #1 When Morty needs to learn how to play D&D to keep up with the cool kids, his hard-drinking, old school-gaming, mad science-making grandpa is happy to teach him how to roll the dice, but neither of them is prepared for the saving throws they're about to fail or the true quest yet to come. Strap on a +1 longsword and grab your 10-foot pole, because this is going to be a gaming gauntlet like no other!
It’s probably called “Dead Ends” for a reason… •HUNT FOR WOLVERINE DEAD ENDS #1 The hunt for Wolverine is over... Now the time has come to put the pieces together and see what was learned. Kitty Pryde, Daredevil, Tony Stark and Sabretooth may have found what they were looking for...but it wasn't what they expected. Where has Wolverine been? What has he been doing?
•MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS SHATTERED GRID #1 The epic conclusion to the first Power Rangers comic book event. Everything changes here!
From the pages of the monthly Venom series. •WEB OF VENOM VE NAM #1 As the United States of America struggled through the Vietnam War, Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. needed a secret weapon - and when an ancient creature was discovered at an archaeological dig site, he was sure he'd found it. In reality, the discovery was an ancestor of the Klyntar symbiotes...and would become a waking nightmare for a platoon of American soldiers!
From the pages of, um, the previous Venom series? •VENOM FIRST HOST #1 Before the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN...before VENOM... There was the FIRST HOST. And that First Host has returned in need of Venom's help - only by reuniting can the two avert cosmic ruin! Can Eddie and the symbiote trust one another long enough to save the galaxy, or will the FIRST HOST prove to be Venom's undoing?!
And more stuff! Like 4 new DC COMICS/LOONEY TUNES crossovers, NEW WORLD #2, EDGE OF SPIDER-GEDDON #2, MODERN FANTASY #3 and X-23 #3!
We’re in the Dog Days of Summer, and to prove it, it’s the return of BEASTS OF BURDEN! BEASTS OF BURDEN WISE DOGS & ELDRITCH MEN #1 A heroic pack of canines known as the Wise Dogs set off on a mission to clean up a Pennsylvania corridor plagued by seemingly unrelated occult disturbances that include a fire salamander and a horde of mutant lurkers. A link is found among the various disturbances, leading our heroes to a mountain village inhabited by a survivalist witch-cult who have discovered the existence of a "Blood Lure" attracting occult forces, creatures, and many more terrors to Burden Hill!
And there’s the Daniel Kibblesmith-written LOCKJAW: WHO’S A GOOD BOY? Collection featuring everyone’s favorite teleporting Inhuman dog!
And then we have our Highly Recommended Pick of the Week: •WEST COAST AVENGERS #1 Hawkeye (girl). Hawkeye (boy). A guy named FUSE. Never have they ever been called "the big three" of...anything. And now here they are, reunited for, okay, well, it's only the second time ever. Thank god they also brought AMERICA CHAVEZ, GWENPOOL and KID OMEGA. Wait. What? That's right, it's the new West Coast Avengers, son! Written by Kelly Thompson and drawn by Stefano Caselli!
•LIL DONNIE HC VOL 01 EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE By Mike Norton! Follow the timely and terrifying adventures of Lil' Donnie, the worst president in the history of the United States of America. This collection contains the first year of antics of a truly motley crew of weirdos and degenerates as they work (HA!) to make our world a better place... for them! (Mike Norton will be signing at Challengers on August 22nd)
•COLD SPOTS #1 Psychological terror, the undead, and a supernaturally bitter cold come together in this spine-tingling new series from CULLEN BUNN. 10 years ago, Dan Kerr turned his back on his wife and unborn daughter. Now, both mother and child have gone missing, and Dan must face cosmic terrors to find them again. He soon finds that ghosts stir when his estranged daughter is near. And as the dead grow restless, the cold deepens...
•PUNISHER #1 Pushing the boundaries of the Punisher, this is the book Punisher fans will be talking about for years to come!
•BATMAN KINGS OF FEAR #1 Batman's been overseeing Gotham City for years now and isn't sure how much of a difference he's making. Doubt, fear and insecurity are starting to take over. And as all of those negative feelings set in the Scarecrow orchestrates a riot at Arkham Asylum to give the Dark Knight one of his greatest challenges yet! Legendary artist Kelley Jones makes his triumphant return to the Dark Knight!
And if you need even more reasons to stop by, how about CURSE WORDS SUMMER SPECIAL #1, MR AND MRS X #2 (2 Kelly Thompson books in 1 week? Yes, please!!), ACTION COMICS #1002, DIE DIE DIE #2, BUFFY SEASON 12 THE RECKONING #3, LEGEND OF KORRA VOL 03, and X-MEN RED #7! All great reasons to us! See you soon.
We gots yer comics, right here! We gots BATMAN #53, GIDEON FALLS #6, CODA #4, TONY STARK IRON MAN #3, JUSTICE LEAGUE #6, KILL OR BE KILLED TP VOL 04, and THOR #4, to name a few. And we also gots these newbies: •CROWDED #1 Ten minutes in the future, the world runs on an economy of job shares and apps, including Reapr: a crowdfunding platform to fund assassinations. Charlie Ellison leads a quiet, normal life until she's suddenly targeted by a million-dollar Reapr campaign. Hunted by all of Los Angeles, Charlie hires Vita, the lowest-rated bodyguard on the Dfend app. •EXTERMINATION #1 The original X-Men team of teen mutants have been shunted through time to find a world they barely recognize. Now, finding themselves targeted for death, the future of mutantkind lies squarely in the hands of its past. •PEARL #1 From writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Gaydos, PEARL is the story of an exceptional tattoo artist and accidental assassin for one of the modern-day San Francisco Yakuza. When Pearl accidentally meets her doppelgänger from another clan, she starts to dream of a better life. But Pearl has a very special ability that keeps pulling her back into the violent world she is desperate to escape. •BROBOTS HC VOL 03 SHOUJO SHENANIGANS The BroBots return in another thrilling, top-billing adventure-with cousins Mary Ann-droid and Barbara Ann-droid in tow! Against their biggest, baddest foe yet, do the BroBots-and their cousins-stand a chance? Art by Chicago's own SEAN DOVE! •SCIENCE COMICS TREES Branch out! Discover the importance of trees with Andy Hirsch in this volume of Science Comics! In Trees we follow an acorn as it learns about its future as Earth's largest, longest-living plant. Starting with the seed's germination, we learn about each stage until the tree's maturation, different types of trees, and the roles trees take on in our ecosystem. •SHEETS GN Marjorie Glatt feels like a ghost. A practical thirteen-year-old girl who is left in charge of the family's haunted laundromat after her mother's unexpected death. Her daily routine features unforgiving customers, her grieving father, and the fastidious Mr. Saubertuck who is committed to destroying everything she's worked for. Wendell IS a ghost. A boy who lost his life much too young, his daily routine features ineffective death therapy, a sheet-dependent identity, and a dangerous need to seek purpose in the forbidden human world. •STAR WARS BECKETT #1 Tobias Beckett taught Han Solo everything he knows about surviving hoodlum-filled cantinas and backwater worlds. But who is this career outlaw and why is ENFYS NEST- one of the galaxy's most dangerous and brutal marauders - so dead set on taking him down once and for all? So we gots all those, and YOU can gots ‘em, too, starting Wednesday, August 15th, 2018.
August continues its assault on your wallet with these great debuts:
BLACK BADGE #1 by Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins, the team behind GRASS KINGS! “Among their organization, the Black Badges are the elite; the best of the best. They are feared even by the other badges. The missions they take are dangerous, and they will only get worse as their leader’s attention is split between their mission objectives and tracking down a lost team member. A team member who disappeared years ago, presumed dead.”
FANTASTIC FOUR #1 by Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli! “Since the end of SECRET WARS, there's been a gap in the Marvel Universe. A void no other team can fill. And it's time for the world to move on. But can it? A life-changing decision by the Thing! A momentous declaration by the Human Torch! A clarion call-to-arms that summons Doctor Doom! And a signal in the sky that heralds the return of hope to the Marvel Universe! All this, and Alicia Masters adopts kittens! So cute! Plus, the Impossible Man!”
SANDMAN UNIVERSE, a one-shot by a stellar creative line-up overseen by Neil Gaiman! “A rift between worlds has opened, revealing a space beyond the Dreaming. Meanwhile, a book from Lucien's library is discovered by a group of children in the waking world where it should not exist. Lucien calls for Matthew the Raven to seek out their master, Daniel, Lord of Dreams. As Matthew flies across the Waking World and others, he finds a young boy named Timothy Hunter who, in his dreams, has become the world's most powerful magician-but in his nightmares he is the world's greatest villain. A new House has appeared in the realm of the Dreaming: the House of Whispers, with its proprietor, a fortune-teller called Erzulie. And elsewhere, Lucifer has fallen again, only this time he might be trapped in a Hell of his own design.”
SUPERGIRL #21, spinning out of MAN OF STEEL! “Mourning the loss of the Kryptonians wiped out by Rogol Zaar, Supergirl decides to play detective and sets off into deep space to learn more about the would-be usurper. Using whatever tech she can scrounge, Supergirl builds a star cruiser, and after intel from Green Lantern, she blasts off into the cosmos with Rogol Zaar's deadly axe to solve the mystery-along with a traveling companion you won't believe!“
All that, plus new issues for DOMINO, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, CATWOMAN, SUPERMAN, SHE COULD FLY, and so much more! Don’t miss out!