Welcome back to CCC where our favorite day of the week is always Wednesday! One of the greatest X-Men of all time is back from the dead as Nightcrawler returns! Zero Year expands into the rest of the DCU as we find out what our other favorite characters are up to during that period! What’s going on over at 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:
Amazing X-Men #1: Marvel Comics: An AMAZING new era for the X-Men starts here! Ever since his Nightcrawler’s death in X-MEN MESSIAH COMPLEX, the X-Men have been without their heart and soul. After learning that their friend may not be gone after all, it’s up to WOLVERINE, STORM, BEAST, ICEMAN, NORTHSTAR and FIRESTAR to find and bring back the fan favorite fuzzy blue elf! Super star artist ED MCGUINNESS (HULK) joins master X-Writer JASON AARON (WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN, X-MEN: SCHISM) to bring you the most exciting comic on the stands!
Army Of Darkness vs. Hack Slash <#3 of 6>: Dynamite Entertainment: Cassie and Ash are hunted by an elite squad of mercenaries knows as The Dead Soldiers. But these aren’t just any old killers… they’re half-deadite! How will our heroes survive? How about a gory Wild West showdown, full of creative uses for mini-Ashes and tiny-Cassies?
Batman Black & White <#3 of 6>: DC Comics: It’s another spectacular selection of adventures by some of comics’ top talents, with tales of The Dark Knight by Lee Bermejo, Marv Wolfman and Riccardo Burchielli, Rian Hughes, Damion Scott, and Paul Dini and Stephane Roux.
Batman Superman #5: DC Comics: When the new Toymaster uses a secret, potentially deadly element in his new video game, the characters created by players manifest in real life! The ultimate fighting game results-and a world-wide network of players must team up to create the most powerful, skilled Super Heroes imaginable with one goal: To kill Batman. Can Superman come to the rescue before the game claims its victim? Find out in this amazing issue that’s printed in a special horizontal storytelling format.
Captain America #13: Marvel Comics: LOOSE NUKE PART 3 o The main event! Captain America vs Nuke with the lives of thousand, and a nation’s future, on the line. o The Iron Nail rises again! The first appearance of Captain America’s newest arch-nemesis is not to be missed!
Cataclysm Ultimates Last Stand <#1 of 5>: Marvel Comics: THE BIGGEST ULTIMATE EVENT YET! MARVEL’S GALACTUS VS. THE ULTIMATES o AGE OF ULTRON ripped a hole into the Ultimate Universe o GALACTUS came through…hungry o Is this the last stand of the Ultimate heroes?
Detective Comics #25: DC Comics: A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! James Gordon confronts the corrupt elements in the G.C.P.D.-and the vigilante known as Batman!
Earth 2 #17: DC Comics: Batman fights to keep Brutal and the forces of Darkseid from taking complete control of Earth! Beginning a new story by Tom Taylor (INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US)!
Forever Evil <#3 of 7>: DC Comics: The first universe-wide event of The New 52 continues to explode across the DC Universe! With the world under the rule of the mysterious and deadly Crime Syndicate and our greatest heroes dead, it’s up to the unlikeliest of defenders to rise up to save us-humanity’s only hope-Lex Luthor?! Plus, a startling revelation about the dark secret of the Syndicate’s mission on Earth-and what it means for the future of the DC Universe and its heroes and villains.
Frank Miller Robocop Last Stand <#4 of 8>: Boom! Studios: Roaring down the burning streets of a dying city in a juiced-up cruiser, RoboCop must disappear into the night or meet his end by the onslaught of OCP officers on his tail. Barely functioning and fighting to maintain consciousness, RoboCop will need all the help he can get to survive.
Green Arrow #25: DC Comics: A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! He’s just returned from the island and must try to find his place in the world! Now, Oliver Queen becomes Green Arrow for the first time as he battles Killer Moth in Gotham City!
Superman Unchained #4: DC Comics: Superman rushes to stop Ascension’s attack and kicks off a huge battle with Wraith! Besieged on all sides, Superman has no choice but to call in some powerful friends . . .
The Star Wars #3: Dark Horse Comics: A Queen steps down! The Hidden Fortress destroyed! The Imperial army on the march! Annikin Starkiller and Princess Leia rescue two wayward droids in the desert, Darth Vader recruits a famous Knight of the Sith to his army, and a squad of lazersword-wielding Stormtroopers attempt to arrest Jedi General Luke Skywalker!
Trillium <#4 of 8>: Vertigo Comics: Everything Nika and William thought they knew is thrown into question as the world of Trillium is twisted inside out. New universes emerge in the wake of last issue’s shocking ending, and William and Nika find themselves more lost than ever!
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