Well comic book movie season is in full swing! Both Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel have been hits, so how will this play out for the comic book industry in the near future? DC Comics is hitting stands hard with both a Batman origin “re imagining” with Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo‘s Zero Year. While Superman is getting a new ongoing, also by Snyder but Jim Lee draws this one! Check out Superman Unchained! Over in the Marvel U we see the end of the Age of Ultron, and now comes Infinity! Thanos makes a triumphant return! Here are some highlights from this week’s releases! You can always check out TFAW.com for great pre-order deals and subscriptions!
Absolute Blackest Night HC: DC Comics: As the war between the Corps rages, the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends on the DC Universe! Can Hal Jordan lead DC’s champions against an army of Black Lanterns made up of the deceased heroes and villains? Collects: Free Comic Book Day BLACKEST NIGHT #0, BLACKEST NIGHT #1-8, UNTOLD TALES OF THE BLACKEST NIGHT #1 and DC UNIVERSE #0!
Age Of Ultron #10 AI: Marvel Comics: One of Marvel’s most classic characters, Hank Pym, stands at the crossroads! Faced with a dilemma only he can solve, Pym gambles his past and his future! Some men are beyond redemption! By story’s end, Hank Pym will have an entirely new role in the Marvel Universe!
Aquaman #21: DC Comics: DEATH OF A KING CONTINUES as Aquaman uncovers a shocking secret — and a potential ally — that could change everything Arthur’s ever known about the Seven Seas!
Batman Incorporated #12: DC Comics: Leviathan and the Heretic are on the ropes. . . could Batman be on the verge of avenging all he’s lost?
Batman Superman #1: DC Comics: A new epic begins with the debut of this new, ongoing series! Don’t miss the first fateful meeting of Batman and Superman in The New 52!
Battlestar Galactica #2: Dynamite Entertainment: Apollo and Starbuck are lost in time and space after a brutal Cylon attack on the Galactica resulted in a temporal explosion that consumed the battlestar and whipped it from the timeline. Now they have to find a way to return home in a reality where the Battlestar Galactica never existed and the Cylon’s rule supreme.
Captain America #8: Marvel Comics: Steve Rogers has one chance to set any of this right! Broken, beaten and near dead he must defeat Zola or all is lost!
Flash #21: DC Comics: While on his path to finding the Speed Force Killer, Barry must contend with The Teen Titans!
Guardians of the Galaxy #4: Marvel Comics: The biggest surprise hit of the year continues as critically acclaimed artist Sara Pichelli (Ultimate Spider-Man) climbs aboard!
Jupiters Legacy #2: Image Comics: The comic book event of 2013 continues as the schism between the superheroes widens and a plot to unseat the greatest hero of them all emerges. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Superman this month by buying this frankly much-more interesting book by superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY.
Justice League Of America #5: DC Comics: Reeling from the traumatic death following issue #4’s cliffhanger, the “world’s most dangerous team” discovers what the Secret Society is ultimately after — and who they are. But can Steve Trevor get this uncontrollable team under control before it’s too late?
Larfleeze #1: DC Comics: Larfleeze, the breakout character from BLACKEST NIGHT, last seen in the pages of THRESHOLD, is back in his own solo, ongoing series-and he’s not sharing it with anyone!
The Wake <#2 of 10>: Image Comics: They call it the “Ghost Rig.” A secret, underwater oil rig filled with roughnecks and scientists on the brink of an incredible discovery. But when things go horribly wrong, this scientific safe haven will turn into a house of horrors at the bottom of the ocean!
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