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Action Comics #19
Welcome the new creative team of writer Andy Diggle and artist Tony S. Daniel! Inside the nefarious mind of Lex Luthor, who bares his scars—but how did he get them? Luthor’s plan to eradicate Superman may make Kal an alien pariah! The Oracle awaits at the edge of the Solar System to pass judgment on Superman—and he is not alone. You won’t believe who comes calling on the final page!
Animal Man #19
As Animal Man’s popularity grows, the paparazzi follow him everywhere. But is there one place he wishes they just wouldn’t go?
Detective Comics #19
In a special oversized celebratory issue, Batman is challenged by the “Mystery of the 900!”
Green Arrow #19
What startling secret is revealed on the island that gave Green Arrow birth?
Green Lantern #19
Which one hero has the power to bring down all the Lantern Corps?
Locke & Key: Omega #4
Chapter Four - Human Sacrifices: The bottomless pit of the Drowning Cave threatens to become a mass grave, as Dodge springs a fatal trap on the senior class of Lovecraft Academy. Hope is as fragile as a candle-flame wavering in the night… and as easy to extinguish.
Age of Ultron #4
The impossible has happened! The Earth has been taken by Ultron…what few super hero survivors there are try desperately to stay alive. And it is Luke Cage who discovers the secret behind Ultron’s victory over all of mankind. A secret that will have fans of Marvel comics arguing for years to come!
All-New X-Men #10
The Uncanny X-Men come to the Jean Grey School to recruit. Who will join Cyclops and his revolutionary crew? The answer will shock you! Mystique and Sabretooth continue to hatch their master plan and it doesn’t bode well for the All-New X-Men.
Superior Spider-Man #7
“Troubled Mind” Part 1 - An Avenger no more? With the public at large realizing this is no longer a “Friendly Neighborhood” Spider-Man, and in light of his actions in recent events, will the Avengers kick Spidey off the team? Plus the return of Cardiac! And a new development for a Spider-Man who hasn’t been seen for some time. And by time, we mean centuries. The lead up to the Spider-Event of the Summer STARTS HERE!
Harbinger Wars #1
“Do you know where the children are?” HARBINGER WARS, Valiant’s first family crossover event, begins here! A decades-old secret is about to put BLOODSHOT and HARBINGER on an inescapable collision course – and, soon, the most powerful forces in the Valiant Universe will be drawn into a battle without sides, without rules, and without mercy. Two dozen undisciplined, untested and untrained superhuman children have just escaped from a top-secret research facility and into the world. When Bloodshot, Toyo Harada and Peter Stanchek join the chase, will the Valiant Universe be ready for its first all-out superhuman showdown? Start reading here for a high-stakes tale that will put Valiant’s greatest heroes to the ultimate test!
Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen) even lent his voice to the game for this costume for Green Arrow. Comicbookresources.com has the details.
My Picks for March 6th, 2013
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Animal Man #18
Detective Comics #18
Batman vs. The Penguin! The stakes are high, and even if Batman wins he loses! Plus, in the backup feature, it’s the origin of Ignatius Ogilvy, the new criminal kingpin of Gotham City. (DC Comics)
Green Arrow #18
Oliver Queen has lost everything: His company, his money, his friends and most of his arrows. It’s all because of one man: Komodo, who has come to tear Ollie’s life to shreds! From the ashes, Ollie must uncover the secrets of his father’s past — secrets of the island and Ollie’s own uncanny ability with the bow. (DC Comics)
Green Lantern #18
The epic, universe-shattering “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” continues! Don’t miss the shocking fates of Hal Jordan and Sinestro! And the First Lantern continues his cosmic life experiments, but with a great cost to the Corps. (DC Comics)
Swamp Thing #18
Don’t miss the heartbreaking epilogue to “ROTWORLD.” Swamp Thing makes the ultimate sacriface in an attempt save the world from the Rot! This issue marks the end of life as Swamp Thing knows it! (DC Comics)
Age of Ultron #1
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth — that day has arrived. This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and comics legend Bryan Hitch. (Marvel)
All-New X-Men #8
Guest-starring the Avengers! How will the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes react to the time-swept X-Men? (Marvel)
“WORLD BREAKER” The Avengers must scramble to deal with the threat of another Universal SYSTEM.The New Adam is transformed, and his true self revealed.And the most dangerous hero on Earth is created. (Marvel)
Daredevil: End of Days #6
As Ben Urich looks for the secret behind Daredevil’s death, some of Daredevil’s greatest foes come looking for Ben! But before they can kill the intrepid investigator, they’ll have to do battle with…Daredevil?!Some of the Man Without Fear’s greatest creators come together to reveal the final Daredevil story! (Marvel)
Superior Spider-Man #5
How many have to die before the Superior Spider-Man will kill a super villain?Spider-Man versus Massacre— with hundreds of lives in the balance. (Marvel)
Green Arrow #18 (Preview)
Previews Contain Spoilers
• Oliver Queen has lost everything: His company, his money, his friends and most of his arrows. It’s all because of one man: Komodo, who has come to tear Ollie’s life to shreds!
• From the ashes, Ollie must uncover the secrets of his father’s past — secrets of the island and Ollie’s own uncanny ability with the bow.
Available Wednesday, March 6th.
The first issue of the highly anticipated series, Justice League of America, releases in comic shops tomorrow, February 20th. Written by Geoff Johns (Green Lantern, Aquaman) and featuring art by David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), JLA unites new Green Lantern Simon Baz, Green Arrow, Katana, Catwoman, Martian Manhunter, Stargirl, Hawkman, and Vibe into one team; one “dangerous” team according to DC.
So, check out the short preview above and pick this one up tomorrow. Also, remember DC is releasing 52 variant covers for this issue, each one featuring a different state flag. So, be sure to find your state and enjoy.
My Picks for February 6th, 2013
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Animal Man #17
The epic climax of “ROTWORLD” starts here and continues into this month’s SWAMP THING #17! All hope seems lost! Can Buddy find a way to stop the Rot before it takes over the world? Before that can even happen, Buddy must confront the horrible truth about the fate of his family. (DC Comics)
Swamp Thing #17
The epic finale of “ROTWORLD” continues from this month’s ANIMAL MAN #17! What will it cost our heroes to stop this apocalypse from happening? The answer will blow your mind. (DC Comics)
Detective Comics #17
The repercussions of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” spread as Batman tracks down the League of Smiles, a criminal group of psychotic killers that worship The Joker! Deadly new villains are introduced—and you won’t believe their horrific ties to Arkham Asylum! Plus: In the backup story, learn the secrets behind The League of Smiles’ beginnings! (DC Comics)
Green Arrow #17
Welcome the new team of writer JEFF LEMIRE and artist ANDREA SORRENTINO! As Ollie struggles to come to terms with the loss of his fortune, his company and his heritage, he discovers a shocking truth about his father that ties to his time stranded on an island before he became Green Arrow. Plus: Green Arrow battles the deadly archer known as Komodo! (DC Comics)
Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine’s Day Special #1
Romance is in the air in this very special Special! Wonder Woman consults Eros himself about her feelings for The Man of Steel. Barbara Gordon has always been too busy for romance, but could her role as Batgirl bring her back to the first guy she ever kissed? Following the events of “Death in the Family,” how can Catwoman ease Batman’s troubled soul? Aquaman makes waves as he treats his wife like a queen for a day. From the pages of STORMWATCH, Apollo and Midnighter celebrate Valentine’s Day separately but with each other in mind. Who—or what—stands between them? Dick Grayson and the daughter of Lucious Fox meet-cute! Plus: Perforated Valentine’s Day cards featuring the stars of these stories! (DC Comics)
All-New X-Men #7
Mystique targets our young time-travelers, starting with Cyclops. (Marvel)
Daredevil: End of Days #5
The Mystery behind Daredevil’s final days stands revealed! Witness the final fate of Frank Castle, the Punisher! Some of the Man Without Fear’s greatest creators unite to tell his final story! (Marvel)
Superior Spider-Man #3
Is this all-new Spider-Man in cahoots with… J. Jonah Jameson?! Has Carlie Cooper figured out the Superior Spider-Man’s secret identity? All this and the return of the villainous Vulture! (Marvel)
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Mindy finally gets an ultimatum: No more Hit-Girl or else. But when danger lands on her doorstep, Hit-Girl may face her biggest challenge yet: not spilling blood on the living room carpet. Meanwhile, Red Mist lives out his Bruce Wayne fantasy abroad. A limited edition variant by Geof Darrow will be released for this issue. (Marvel)
Toyo Harada, CEO of Harada Global Conglomerates and the most potent known psionic in the world, has a vision for the perfect future. A vision he will realize with or without the consent of the rest of humanity. In order to achieve it, he’s built a private army of super-powered hyper-telekinetics within the Harbinger Foundation. But who was Harada before he became the world’s most powerful man? And what are the origins of his vast ambitions? Don’t miss those answers and more in this special standalone issue that will define the future of the Valiant Universe. (Valiant Universe)
DC Comics’ new series, Justice League of America, begins Wednesday. February 20th. Check out this sneak peek at some of the team’s core members with art by David Finch.
Are you looking forward to getting your hands on Justice League of America #1 later this month?
Green Arrow #17 (Preview)
Previews Contain Spoilers
• Welcome the new team of writer JEFF LEMIRE and artist ANDREA SORRENTINO!
• As Ollie struggles to come to terms with the loss of his fortune, his company and his heritage, he discovers a shocking truth about his father that ties to his time stranded on an island before he became Green Arrow.
• Plus: Green Arrow battles the deadly archer known as Komodo!
Available tomorrow, February 6th.
Arrow #17 (Preview)
Previews Contain Spoilers
In this week’s aptly-timed “Super” digital comic - Oliver and Tommy head to a football game at the Starling City Power Dome! But when an ex-player threatens to destroy the entire stadium at halftime, the Arrow enlists Diggle’s help to put a stop to the madness! (ComicBookResources)
Available tomorrow, January 30th via digital download.
Promotional images of Arrow featuring Deathstroke/Slade Wilson were released. The episode airs on February 6th on the CW. Comicvine has the details.