Before you jump headlong into the normal awesomeness of this week's new comics, featuring MISTER MIRACLE #10, PAPER GIRLS #23, BATMAN #52, IMMORTAL HULK #4, BLACK HAMMER: QUANTUM AGE #2, and CAPTAIN AMERICA #2, take a look at these brand new beauties too, to get your August off to the most entertaining and fulfilling start possible. •SEEDS #1 The bees are swarming. What do they know that we don't? The rich have built walls around their wealth and scramble into escape rockets. The romantic and the ruthless cross over into the lawless wilds of Zone-B. A few cantankerous aliens have come to collect the last dregs of humanity's essence for the celestial embryo bank. One of them falls in love. By award-winning artist David Aja (Hawkeye) and writer Ann Nocenti (Daredevil, Catwoman). •LEVIATHAN #1 Poor Ryan DeLuca didn't buy enough beer for his party, and while he was out on a beer run his idiot buddies busted out some mystical arcana and performed a summoning ceremony-a ceremony that summoned a giant monster from hell! Join multiple Eisner-winning writer JOHN LAYMAN (CHEW) and Eisner-nominated artist NICK PITARRA (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS) for an eye-popping, face-melting, reality-defying, nonstop rush of pure adrenaline. •STEVEN UNIVERSE HARMONY #1 As Steven helps Sadie cope with quitting her job at the Big Donut and losing Lars, Steven and the Gems must work together to deactivate an old Diamond Authority artifact called the Harmony Core before it destroys Earth. •INFINITY WARS #1 It's the 3rd week in a row of an "Infinity" book! As the Infinity Stones come to Earth, so too comes the war for control over them. But none who wield the stones know the truth about the power they contain...or what it would take to bring them to their END. •ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #1 Check out the lost and secret adventures of Damian Wayne (Robin) and Jon Kent (Superboy) in this flashback miniseries that takes a deep dive into the bombastic bromance between the sons of the DC Universe's greatest heroes. It's an epic dual storyline that transcends current events, as Superboy and Robin find themselves targets of an interstellar team of young badasses called the Gang. •TMNT BEBOP ROCKSTEADY HIT THE ROAD #1 Everyone's favorite mutated masters of mayhem, Bebop and Rocksteady, are road tripping back to NYC! But before they can get started on their journey across America, they run into a crazy old enemy who's bent on derailing their trip before it can begin! •WWE ATTITUDE ERA 2018 SPECIAL #1 The most iconic time in Sports Entertainment history comes to life in untold stories of the WWE. This anthology includes stories looking at Stone Cold Steve Austin, the rivalry between the Brothers of Destruction, Undertaker and Kane, and DX's infamous invasion of a certain wrestling program "down South"... •We’ve got 5 New Comics Wednesdays to look forward to in August, so this is just the start!
You know, if we’re talking about New Comics, July is relentless! Not only does this week bring us AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2, SAGA #54, BATMAN VOL. 6: BRIDE OR BURGLAR, DOOMSDAY CLOCK #6, X-23 #2 and INFINITY WARS PRIME (1 week after the end of INFINITY COUNTDOWN no less), but there are also these new precious comic babies birthed into our world: •BONE PARISH #1 Cullen Bunn returns to BOOM! Studios with a chilling necromantic horror story! A new drug is sweeping through the streets of New Orleans.one made from the ashes of the dead. Wars are being fought over who will control the supply, while the demand only rises. While the crime families wage war, users begin to experience terrifying visions of the dead coming back to life-through them. •X-MEN GRAND DESIGN SECOND GENESIS #1 Witness Wolverine, Thunderbird, Colossus, Storm and Sunfire suit up as X-Men for the very first time all over again! All through the lens of comics auteur ED PISKOR, who lovingly researches, writes, pencils, inks, colors and letters every page just for you! •ACTION COMICS #1001 The devastating repercussions from the Man of Steel miniseries still reverberate as Metropolis enters a new age! The Daily Planet teeters on the brink of disaster! A new criminal element has made its way onto the streets of Superman's hometown! The longest- running superhero comic of all time explodes off the page with art by fan favorite Patrick Gleason. •LONG CON #1 Five years ago, a cataclysmic event obliterated everything within a fifty mile radius of the Los Spinoza Convention Center-including the attendees of Long Con, the world's biggest (and longest) comic convention. But unknown to the outside world, the con-goers not only survived, they kept the convention going. •JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #1 From the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE! Earth's magic once belonged to them. Now they want the magic back. But who exactly are they? It's up to the new Justice League Dark to find out and stop this nightmarish new threat at all costs! After the events of NO JUSTICE, team leader Wonder Woman guides the misfit magic mix of Zatanna, Swamp Thing, Man-Bat and Detective Chimp against enemies too fantastic even for the Justice League. •MR AND MRS X #1 Straight from the pages of X-MEN GOLD...to the surprise of everyone, the Marvel Universe's hottest couple has finally tied the knot! In their extraordinary lives, they've faced nearly every challenge imaginable, but how will they fare against former flames making trouble? An entire galaxy in jeopardy? You want it? We got it! •DC BEACH BLANKET BAD GUYS SPECIAL #1 It's summertime in the DCU and the bad guys are taking over! Beat the heat with 10 all-new stories by top comics talent starring DC's most spectacular super-villains! Find out what Mr. Freeze does on the hottest day of the Gotham summer! Learn what made Grodd such a bad gorilla! In a small beach town, Deathstroke gets hired for murder by the last person he'd expect! And The Joker and Bizarro team up for a truly weird summer bromance! •SMILEY DREAM BOOK HC From the creator of the internationally bestselling and award-winning Bone series comes a charming and adorable picture book, the first to feature Smiley Bone in an adventure all his own! With lively drawings and expressive word balloons, Jeff Smith has created a one-of-a-kind picture book that will delight the youngest readers. •NEW WORLD #1 The United States of America-after the Second Civil War. Two lovers meet. One: a straight-edge vegan hacker anarchist boy with a penchant for messing with the State. The other: a chaotic, hedonistic cop with a reality TV show and a license to kill. This really shouldn't happen-and yet, somehow, it does. And soon, the entire state of New California is after them. From ALEŠ KOT, TRADD MOORE, and HEATHER MOORE beginning with a massive-sized debut issue. •PIZZASAURUS REX Meet Jeremy Duderman, the most extremely awesome scientific mind of his generation. Too bad everyone's too busy bullying him or just generally disliking him to realize it. But that all ends today. Jeremy has invented the Reality Alternative Dimensionator (R.A.D. for short), a device that allows Rex Raditude, the Pizzasaurus, to enter our dimension. He's a guitar-shredding, pizza-loving party animal with only one thing on his mind: BEING TOTALLY RAD, DUDE. Keep it coming, July! We’re ready for you! What's that? This is the last New Release list for July? Okay, August, you're on notice!!
I think the Summer of 2018 will go down as the Summer of Best Comics Ever. This week is chock full of wonderfulness! Such as BY NIGHT #2, BATMAN #51, CURSE WORDS VOL 03, AVENGERS #5, MAGIC ORDER #2, JUSTICE LEAGUE #4, BUFFY SEASON 12 THE RECKONING #2 and MS MARVEL VOL 09. And this week’s debuts include ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN 66 #1, LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL #1, INJUSTICE VS MASTERS/UNIVERSE #1 and OH S#!T ITS KIM & KIM #1!
It’s a battle for the ages! The 2 most iconic (and we don’t Peyton Royce and Billie Kay) heroes from the two biggest comic book publishers, face off with brand new #1’s! AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 by Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley and SUPERMAN #1 by Brian Michael Bendis and Ivan Reis. Which icon will reign supreme? Also this week… FARMHAND #1 From ROB GUILLORY, Eisner-winning co-creator and artist of Image Comics' CHEW, comes a new dark comedy about science gone sinister and agriculture gone apocalyptic. Jedidiah Jenkins is a farmer that grows fast-healing, plug-and-play human organs. Lose a finger? Need a new liver? He's got you covered. Unfortunately, strange produce isn't the only thing Jed's got buried. Deep in the soil of the Jenkins Family Farm, something dark has taken root, and it's beginning to bloom. LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: TEMPEST #1 The FINAL Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neil LOEG volume. Opening simultaneously in the panic-stricken headquarters of British Military Intelligence, the fabled Ayesha's lost African city of Kor and the domed citadel of 'We' on the devastated Earth of the year 2996, the dense and yet furiously-paced narrative hurtles like an express locomotive across the fictional globe. This is literally, and literarily, the story to end all stories. Here's how it begins. X-23 #1 It's the ALL-NEW WOLVERINE, just not called that anymore. Same cast, same artist, new #1. Plus, Mariko Tamaki writing. We think it's gonna be a lot of fun. DISNEY PIXAR INCREDIBLES 2 #1 CRISIS MIDLIFE Dedicating a new submarine, Mr. Incredible is interrupted by the dastardly Bomb Voyage-who is intent on crushing the crowd of onlookers underneath the sub! Mr. Incredible's struggle to save the day has him questioning his Super powers-could something be wrong? OUTPOST ZERO #1 Welcome to Outpost Zero, the smallest town in the universe. The people there work the land, go to the fights every Friday night, and tuck their children into bed-but the Outpost is no place for dreams or aspirations. To survive is ambitious enough. As Alea and her friends graduate to adulthood on a frozen world never meant to support human life, something stirs. Something sees... RUINWORLD #1 An all-ages comic about fun, friendship and screaming in the face of danger. Intrepid adventurers Pogo and Rex are on a quest for fame and fortune. Their discovery of a special map leads them on an epic journey through dangers, demons and old enemies. Just one problem-they've already lost the map. RELAY #1 Every newly discovered planet is unified culturally through a monolithic structure known as the Galactic Relay. Although the towering monument is meant to inspire conformity of ideas, technology, and progress - many resent the foreign structure. Jad Carter, a Relay employee, must keep the peace and act as an emissary to new civilizations. But when he finds the Relay's mythological creator, Hank Donaldson, his idea of reality and the universe shatters. SHE COULD FLY #1 In Chicago, an unknown woman appears flying at speeds of 120 miles per hour and at heights reaching 2,000 feet. Then she suddenly dies in a fiery explosion mid-air. No one knows who she was, how she flew, or why. Luna, a disturbed 15-year-old girl becomes obsessed with learning everything about her while rumors and conspiracy theories roil. TRANSFORMERS UNICRON #1 The end is nigh! The Darkest Hour has come. Optimus Prime stages a desperate gamble as the world-eater, Unicron, approaches Windblade's homeworld-but that's just the appetizer. The main course is Cybertron (with a side of Earth)... and it's starting to look like no force in the galaxy can stop the end from coming. Be a part of history!