Welcome back to CCC where our favorite day of the week is always Wednesday! The X-Men are 50 years old! Welcome to the new age of X-Men stories that will set the course for the next 50 years! Zero Year is effecting characters from across the DCU, find out what some of your favorites were up to when the power went out!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:
X-Men Gold #1: Marvel Comics: It’s the 50th Anniversary of the X-Men, ring it in with some of the greatest creators to ever work on the X-Men! CHRIS CLAREMONT is joined by classic X-Artist BOB MCLEOD to bring you an untold story of the X-Men starring Cyclops, Wolverine, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Kitty Pryde and Rogue! Also jam-packed with an all-star roster of creators from X-Men past including STAN LEE, WALTER SIMONSON, LOUISE SIMONSON AND FABIAN NICIEZA!
Batgirl #25: DC Comics: A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! Barbara Gordon is forced to protect her brother and her homestead in anticipation of the upcoming storm-but it’s here that she learns the true meaning of ‘home’ and ‘hero.’
Batman #25: DC Comics: BATMAN: ZERO YEAR reaches a new level as The Riddler sends Gotham City into total darkness! ‘Dark City’ begins in this issue that features an embossed cover. And the ZERO YEAR blackout spreads into other titles this month, affecting heroes across the DC Universe!
Cryptozoic Man <#2 of 4>: Dynamite Entertainment: After landing in jail, Jack Gimlin is bailed out by a mysterious industrialist who offers him the job of a lifetime…tracking and trapping the world’s most famous cryptids, who also happen to be portals to alternate dimensions. Meanwhile, the fur flies when Cryptozoic Man learns the fate of a loved one during a cosmic tea party.
Danger Girl The Chase <#3 of 4>: IDW Publishing: The third chapter of The Chase moves our heroines into high gear as they go from fast to supersonic! As their extremely dangerous, and vitally important mission continues, they hop from location to location, country to country, and barely stopping long enough to catch their breaths-as the deadly chase nears its inevitable conclusion!
Forever Evil Arkham War <#2 of 6>: DC Comics: As Scarecrow tips the balance of power between Arkham and Blackgate, The Penguin is made an offer he can’t refuse. Who will be Gotham City’s protector now? One word: BANE!
Green Lantern Corps #25: DC Comics: A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! When The Riddler throws Gotham City into total darkness, a young Marine named John Stewart is deployed as part of the peacekeeping measures. But he gets much more than he expected when he must deal with the costumed chaos known as ANARKY!
Injustice Gods Among Us Annual #1: DC Comics: Lobo invades the world of Injustice in ‘The Main Man Among Us.’ When Superman’s world was cruelly taken from him, his retribution was swift. But one of the perpetrators is still out there, and her freedom gnaws at him. But The Man of Steel can’t spend time tracking down one person-not when the entire world needs him. So he enlists the help of Lobo, one of the greatest bounty hunters in the universe, to track down a now super-powered Harley Quinn!
Marvel Knights X-Men <#1 of 5>: Marvel Comics: Marvel Knights presents Brahm Revel’s thrilling and dark X-Men adventure that asks: what happens when your past comes back to kill you? ï Wolverine, Kitty & Rogue set out on the road to rescue new mutants from being murdered. But their help may not be welcome in this backwoods town–and the murderer may be closer to them than they think.
Star Trek Khan <#2 of 5>: IDW Publishing: The origin of STAR TREK’s greatest villain continues here, in this all-new mini-series overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci! Witness the never-before-seen outbreak of the legendary Eugenics Wars and behold Khan Noonien Singh’s brutal rise to power, as the secret history of the future is finally revealed!
Star Wars #11: Dark Horse: Princess Leia’s stealth squadron is together again, just in time to fight for their lives. The Star Destroyer Devastatorlaunches an all-out attack on the Rebel fleet! Meanwhile, Vader’s secret agent realizes what it could mean to fail the Dark Lord. And, on Coruscant, Han Solo’s luck may be changing-unless . . . well, unless it isn’t .
Superman Wonder Woman #2: DC Comics: Whom the gods destroy, first they piss off! Seeking help against Doomsday, Diana turns to her brother Hephaestus for weapons-but a more immediate threat is Apollo and the other gods. They do not approve of Superman as a consort to Diana, and he will have to prove himself in combat!
Unity #1: Valiant Comics: To kill a king, he has created an army. The world’s most dangerous man, Toyo Harada, has been struck by the one thing he never thought possible – fear. Halfway across the globe, a new power threatens to topple modern civilization and, to preempt the cataclysm that is to come, Harada will unite the most lethal, most volatile, most unforgiving team the world has ever known – UNITY. Their mission: defeat the warrior king armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon. Kill X-O Manowar! Be here when New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (Justice League of America, Mind MGMT) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Justice, Journey into Mystery) launch Valiant’s first-ever superteam into the landmark comic book event of the year with an all-new ongoing series in UNITY #1, featuring covers by a murderer’s row of comics juggernauts – Doug Braithwaite, JG Jones, Bryan Hitch, Paolo Rivera, Clayton Crain, Travel Foreman, and Neal Adams! You’ve heard the buzz, you’ve seen the reviews. If you still haven’t jumped onto Valiant Comics, the time is now! This November, UNITY is the perfect entry point for new readers.
Walking Dead #116: Image Comics: ‘ALL OUT WAR’ continues! The first battle of the war rages on!
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