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Edison Rex #5: Edison Rex has invited the press to the grand opening of his new headquarters. But what happens when old rivals crash the party?
Batman: Li’l Gotham #4: It’s New Year’s Eve And Catwoman Has Decided To Turn Over A New Leaf. But Resolutions Are Hard To Keep When Her Pals Poison Ivy And Harley Quinn Come Around For A Girl’s Night Out! When These Sirens Take The Town, Fun And Foolishness Follow.
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Amazing Spider-Man #700: Final Issue! Witness The Final Hours Of Doctor Octopus’ Life And His One, Last, Great Act Of Revenge! Even If Spider-Man Survives…Will Peter Parker?
Deathmatch #1: A Powerful And Mysterious Supervillain Has Imprisoned The World’s Greatest Superheroes, Forcing Them To Fight To The Death Until There Is But One Victor. It’s Kill Or Be Killed As We Settle The Score On All Those Hypothetical Superhero Match-Ups In The Ultimate Deathmatch. Written By Industry Legend Paul Jenkins (Sentry, Inhumans) And Drawn By Comics Superstar Carlos Magno (Planet Of The Apes, Transformers), Deathmatch Is A Dark, Psychological Deconstruction Of The Superhero Genre That Can’t Be Missed.
Mara #1 (Of 6): Acclaimed Creator Brian Wood (The Massive, Dmz, Demo, Northlanders) And Brilliant Newcomer Ming Doyle (The Loneliest Astronaut, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) Bring You Mara, The Story Of An Especially Gifted Woman In A Sports-And War-Obsessed Future. Young Mara Prince Is At The Top Of The World, A Global Celebrity In A Culture That Prizes Physical Achievement Above All Else. After She Manifests Supernatural Abilities On Live Tv, She Becomes Famous All Over Again But For The Worst Reasons. Integrating Themes Of Superpowers, Celebrity Worship, Corporate Power, Feminism, And Political Brinksmanship, Mara Takes A Classic Genre To New Places.
Collections And Graphic Novels
Hip Flask: Ouroborous: 50-Pages! Ladronn Eisner Award Winner For His Work On Hip Flask: Mystery City Returns For The Penultimate Issue In The Series. Sahara Is Dead, But Both Hip Flask And Obadiah Horn Are Determined To Save Her!
Madman Atomic Comics Vol. 1: This Is The First Collection From Michael Allred’s Acclaimed And Groundbreaking New Madman Series. Many Story Elements From The Madman Mythos Fulfill Their Promise In This Volume Collecting The “Madman In Space!” Arc And The Now Legendary “Swiped From Dimension X” Issue. Everything You Need To Know About Where Frank “Madman” Einstein Came From And Where He’s Going Are Contained Herein! Collects Madman Atomic Comics #1-7
Perla La Loca: The Love & Rockets Library – Locas Book 3: The 30th Anniversary Love And Rockets Celebration Continues With This Third Of Three Volumes Collecting The Adventures Of The Spunky Maggie; Her Annoying, Pixie-Ish Best Friend And Sometime Lover Hopey; And Their Circle Of Friends. Perla Begins With The “Wigwam Bam” Story, Arguably Jaime Hernandez’s Definitive Statement On The Post-Punk Culture. As Maggie, Hopey, And The Rest Of The Locas Prowl Los Angeles, The East Coast, And Parts In Between Trying To Recapture The Carefree Spirit Of Those Early Days. “Wigwam Bam” Brings Us Up To Date On All The Members Of Jaime’s Extensive Cast Of Characters And Then Drops A Narrative Bomb On Hopey (And Us) In The Very Last Pages. Split Up From Hopey Yet Again, Maggie Bounces Back And Forth Between A One-Laundromat Town In Texas (The “Chester Square” That Serves As The Title Of Two Of The Strongest Stories In The Book), Where She Has To Contend With Both Her Own Inner Demons And A Murderous Hooker, And Camp Vicki, Where She Has To Fend Off Her Aunt Vicki’s Attempts To Make Her A Professional Wrestler And The Unwanted Advances Of The Amorous Wrestling Champ-To-Be, Gina. As Usual, Jaime Spotlights A Wide Range Of Headstrong Female Characters. And What’s This About Maggie Getting Married? “No One In Comics Has Ever Used The Comics Longform, The Number Of Pages And The Years Between Books, To Such Beautiful Effect. Jaime Hernandez Is Comics’ Poet Laureate Of Memory And Meaning.” — Tom Spurgeon, The Comics Reporter
New And Noteworthy Back Issues
Pirate Eye: Mark Of The Black Widow: Join Ex-Pirate And Now High-Seas Detective Smitty As He Searches For A Beautiful Yet Elusive Lass Who Has Stolen The Heart Of An Influential Politician. But Can He Find Her Before Her Deadly Secret Is Discovered? Blimey! A New Spin On Noir And Crime Drama Are Unleashed In The World Of Pirate Eye! Written By Joe Grahn With Commanding Art By Carl Yonder, Pirate Eye Is A Gripping One-Shot Adventure For Any Pirate Detective Fan!
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