Good morning Towelites! Welcome to the 3rd year of the New 52! Evil is upon us as DC Comics’ Villains’ Month begins! Look for this to be a heavy DC pull month for me, as I look to collect all of th awesome 3-D motion covers! Check out all your favorite books from your favorite publishers: IDW, DC, Marvel, and more! What lies ahead for your favorite superhero? What indie title are you most fascinated with this week? Head on over to TFAW.com for the rest of this weeks books!
Featured Book of the Week:
Forever Evil <#1 of 7>: DC Comics: The first universe-wide event of The New 52 begins as FOREVER EVIL launches! The Justice League is DEAD! And the villains shall INHERIT the Earth! An epic tale of the world’s greatest super-villains starts here!
Action Comics #23.1 Cyborg Superman: DC Comics: Deep in space sits a cybernetic force of evil unlike any other. What terrible connection does Cyborg Superman share with Krypton? And what alien force commands the robotic terror? Find out here!
Batman #23.1 Joker: DC Comics: The Joker has FOREVER been the face of EVIL in the DC Universe but what led him on this devious path of treachery? Andy Kubert pens this early adventure showcasing the maniacal exploits of the Crown Prince of Gotham–The JOKER!
Batman Black & White #1 (of 6): DC Comics: The legendary, Eisner Award-winning series BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE returns in a brand-new six-issue miniseries featuring tales of The Dark Knight by some of comics’ greatest writers and artists! This first issue kicks off with stories by Chip Kidd and Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks, John Arcudi and Sean Murphy, and Howard Mackie and Chris Samnee!
Batman The Dark Knight #23.1 Ventriloquist: DC Comics: The origin of the Ventriloquist is revealed! One of them has powerful telekinesis and the other is a cold-blooded murderer–but who’s the real dummy in this act?
Black Dynamite <#1 of 4>: IDW Publishing: HE’S A POWDER KEG OF BLACK FURY THAT’S ABOUT TO EXPLODE! The baddest kung-fu cat to ever appear on screen is coming to comics so you suckers better duck! Former CIA agent, international ladies man, and sworn ass-kicking enemy of The ManÖ he’s BLACK DYNAMITE-and he’s about to walk into the most dangerous journey of his life!
Earth 2 #15.1 Desaad: DC Comics: As a member of Darkseid’s inner circle, Desaad is the Apokoliptian god of fear and pain. And since being stranded on Earth because of the events of EARTH 2 #1, Desaad has looked for a way home. He has the means, in the form of Boom Tube technology, but could not power it . . . until now!
Flash #23.1 Grodd: DC Comics: Grodd believed he was destined to become the bearer of light–until The Flash raced onto the scene! What will Grodd do now that The Flash has disappeared with the rest of the world’s heroes? Conquest is on the horizon as the world becomes–Forever Evil!
Green Arrow #23.1 Count Vertigo: DC Comics: Get set for the twisted origin of Count Vertigo! Why is the Count in Vancouver on the hunt for Green Arrow, and what could have happened to make him such a sadistic adversary?
Haunted Horror #6: IDW Publishing: These creepy, eerie comics from vaults of horror will appall you, shock you, horrify you, disgust you, make you throw up in your mouth a little–in other words… you’ll LOVE them! Read and see the brilliant art of the best 1950s comics that your mom, Dr. Fredric Werthless, and the U.S. Senate didn’t want you to see! Don’t miss this!
Infinity <#2 of 6>: Marvel Comics: The Inhumans pay the tribute. Victory in deep space. The secrets of Thanos.
Judge Dredd #11: IDW Publishing: Into the Cursed Earth,’ part 3-It’s tough living in irradiated flyover country. But it’s even tougher to fight your way through it-especially when a mutant hillbilly gang is after your Lawgiver, your Land Raider, and your multi-eyed precog partner, and wellÖ your hide. (‘It’s almost supper time, Paw!’) And what that’s rumbling in the hills? Something 250 million years old, and just itching for a comeback? Judge Dredd’s nightmare road trip to save the soul(s) of Mega-City One continues here! Don’t miss out, creep!
Justice League #23.1 Darkseid: DC Comics: For Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips, you conform or die. Now born into his realm is an anomaly who looks to challenge that. A trickster, who will go to any length to survive even if it means sacrificing worlds to do it–leading to an Earth shattering confrontation between The Man of Steel and a Dark Lord.
Necessary Evil The Villains Of The DC Universe TPB: DC Comics: The Joker, Lex Luthor, Black Manta, Bane, Black Adam, Ra’s Al Ghul, General Zod, Clayface, Sinestro, Catwoman, Cheetah and many more of the worst villains in the DC Universe star in this action-packed collection of stories from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10, BATMAN #244, 614, BATMAN VILLAINS SECRET FILES #1, BLACK ADAM #6, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14, SOLO #1, SUPERMAN: LEX 2000, WONDER WOMAN #214, COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS #1 and the backup stories from COUNTDOWN #2, 6-11, 14-16, 19, 27, 29, 33-34 and 36-37!
Superior Spider-Man #17: Marvel Comics: HE’S BACK…BECAUSE YOU (LOUDLY) DEMANDED IT! THE RETURN OF SPIDEY 2099 (and an Osborn you have not seen in a while)!
Superman #23.1 Bizarro: DC Comics: Lex Luthors’ sinister plan to manipulate Superman’s genetic material to create a mindless soldier under his control results in the monster known as Bizarro: opposite of Superman in every way, with no compassion, no remorse and no mercy!
The Star Wars #1: Dark Horse Comics: Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars! This is the authorized adaptation of George Lucas’s rough-draft screenplay of what would eventually become a motion picture that would change the world. Annikin Starkiller is the hero . . . Luke Skywalker is a wizened Jedi general . . . Han Solo is a big green alien . . . and the Sith . . . Well, the Sith are still the bad guys. High adventure and derring-do from longer ago, in a galaxy even further away!
X-Factor #262: Marvel Comics: The end of X-Factor! Peter David wraps up his epic run!
X-Men Battle of the Atom #1: Marvel Comics: The past, present and future of the X-Men collide in this 50th Anniversary event crossover! When investigating a new mutant, something truly horrible happens to the All-New X-Men that shakes time and space to its core. This is so dire that X-Men come from THE FUTURE with a message: THE ALL-NEW X-MEN MUST RETURN TO THE PAST! The ten-part crossover starts here with superstars BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and FRANK CHO!
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