Hey Towelites, it’s Wednesday once again! AND that means we get a whole new slew of comics to pick up and get our geek on! So let’s find out what’s going on over at Marvel, DC, IDW, Dark Horse, Zenoscope, Image, Dynamite, and more!! Check out TFAW for the latest titles, popular back-books, preorders and more!
Featured Book of the Week
Captain Marvel #1: Marvel Comics: Hero! Pilot! Avenger! Captain Marvel, Earth’s Mightiest Hero with death-defying powers and an attitude to match, is back and launching headfirst into an all-new ongoing series! As Captain Marvel, a.k.a. Carol Danvers, comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance, she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life and the entire Marvel Universe in the months to come. It’s time to go HIGHER, FURTHER, FASTER and more in the most super-powered comic around!
Avengers Undercover #1: Marvel Comics: WHEN TEEN HEROES INFILTRATE THE MASTERS OF EVIL, WHO WILL BREAK BAD? Damaged by their experience in Murder World, five conflicted young superhumans go rogue and infiltrate the Masters of Evil, planning to bring the Avengers’ rivals down from within. But the longer the teens spend undercover, the more they descend into darkness, and as they start to build relationships with these multi-layered criminals, the line between good and evil blurs. What will happen first…joining the Masters for real, or getting exposed and killed? If you thought Murder World was dangerous, just wait until ‘Most Promising New Talent’ Harvey award-winner Dennis Hopeless and acclaimed artist Kev Walker surround you with Evil!
Black Widow #4: Marvel Comics: From the cold streets of old Russia, the Hand of God reaches out to crush Black Widow-and it is merciless. Outmatched by the brute force of a powerful new villain, Natasha finds a deadly plot unfolding that spans the entire globe. Jump on to the sensational new series as the most lethal The Avenger faces her deadliest test!
The Crow Pestilence #1: IDW Publishing: Juarez, Mexico. A young boxer, Salvador, refuses to take a fall, but has no problem taking a vicious drug gang’s pay-off. When they take their lethal revenge on the Salvador and his family, he returns as THE CROW, in search of vengeance…and forgiveness.
Fantastic Four #2: Marvel Comics: ‘THE FALL OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR’ PART 2. Manhattan is under attack by a monstrous killer swarm from a corrupted pocket universe, and in order to defeat it the FANTASTIC FOUR will need all their courage, powers and skill…as well as those of every other hero in New York! But to attain final victory one of the First Family will must make a TERRIBLE SACRIFICE! And so the first strings are pulled and the first pieces are put in place…
Frank Miller Robocop Last Stand <#8 of 8>: BOOM! Studios: Set in the original RoboCop film’s universe, with Frank Miller’s vision for RoboCop’s final days complete, Brisson ends the series with a standalone story showing that the war against crime never ends.
Hawkeye #17: Marvel Comics: ‘Rio Bravo’ – PART 4. The sense-shattering fallout of the Clint vs. the Clown — Clint Barton has been deafened! With the Barton Brothers this battered and bloodied, surely they’ll make easy pickins for the Bros, right? Bro? Seriously? If we do our jobs right THIS time, this issue will be the Dog Issue of Sign Language issues.
Secret Avengers #1: Marvel Comics: The all-new Secret Avengers are ready to get started. Are they going to be the world’s most effective secret squad? Or will their personal issues tear them apart? U-DECIDE! Three missions kick off at the same time: one in the space, one on the ground…and one in the air. And no one’s ready. Except for the attackers. Russian spa. Helicarrier. Space station. Falling satellites. A hired hitman with nothing to lose. The Fury. WAIT. Yes. THE FURY. Why is Hawkeye still around? And why are these people chasing him? Why are Black Widow and Spider Woman in a Russian spa? Do questions in teasers excite you? RUN THE MISSION, DON’T GET SEEN, SAVE THE WORLD. NOW!
Six Million Dollar Man Season 6 #1: Dynamite Entertainment: For The Six Millions Dollar Man’s 40th anniversary comes the direct continuation of the classic television series with Season 6! Better. Stronger. Faster. The original Six Million Dollar Man, Steve Austin was a man barely alive until the OSI turned him into the world’s first Bionic Man. Now he and Oscar Goldman are the most effective team in National Security. But a rogue faction in the OSI is making a power play for that position with a new type of infiltration agent – one that is completely obedient and robotic. Can a soulless machine that wears Steve Austin’s very face make the Six Million Dollar Man obsolete? For the 1st Time EVER! Fan favorite toy-line character Maskatron makes his Six Million Dollar Man debut and becomes a part of the classic television series mythology with a violent and terrifying purpose. And as Steve’s world is threatened from within, his very actions unknowingly release an alien menace upon an unsuspecting world. Classic action, powerful science fiction, and a cast of characters from one of television’s most original series combine to make The Six Million Dollar Man: Season 6 a must have for comic fans!
Star Wars #15: Dark Horse: Welcome to Arrochar! Enjoy our clean mountain air. Gaze at our majestic vistas. Build a secure base for your Rebel fleet. All we ask is that Princess Leia marry our Prince! You can take the girl out of the Rebellion, but can you take the rebel out of the girl? * Writer Brian Wood begins the most unexpected arc ever!
The Star Wars #6: Dark Horse: A dogfight with Imperial fighter craft, a dangerous detour through an asteroid field, and a forced evacuation in life-pods land Luke Skywalker and company on Yavin-the planet of the Wookiees! But Princess Leia gets separated from the group, and when slavers capture her, Annikin Starkiller goes all Jedi on them!
Walking Dead #123: Image Comics: ‘ALL OUT WAR,’ Part Nine Who’s side is Dwight REALLY on?
The X-Files: Conspiracy: The Crow: IDW Publishing: Bernard is a decorated state policeman in love with his partner. But their romance is brutally cut short when both die following a high-speed pursuit and fiery car crash involving the Lone Gunmen. Bernard inexplicably awakens to find himself resurrected by an otherworldly crow and with only one thing on his mind: vengeance.