Welcome back to CCC! Which comic books are you most thankful for this week? A blast from the past returns to center stage in The Maxx Maxximized! Zero Year is effecting characters from across the DCU, find out what some of your favorites were up to when the lights went out! Thanos finally takes center stage in Marvel’s Infinity and things are about to get real for the Marvel Universe! 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:
Maxx Maxximized #1: IDW Publishing: Sam Kieth has long been renowned for his stunning artistry and insightful and quirky stories. Now, IDW is proud to present a re-mastered edition (complete with new scans of all Maxx pages from the original art) with revised coloring, all overseen by Kieth. The Maxx tells the story of a homeless person who lives in a box and moves back and forth between our reality and ‘The Outback,’ a heroic fantasy realm. He is aided and accompanied by Julie Winters, a social worker in our world and a beautiful jungle princess in The Outback.
Aquaman #25: DC Comics: Geoff Johns final issue! THE EXTRA-SIZED CONCLUSION TO ‘DEATH OF A KING’! Aquaman now knows the true responsibility that comes with being King of Atlantis. But that means he and Mera face a difficult choice-one that could destroy the love that’s defined their lives! Villains become allies, friends become enemies, and the scope of Aquaman’s undersea world grows bigger than ever!
Avengers Arena #18: Marvel Comics: THE SEARING SERIES FINALE! Arcade’s mad plan comes to pass! Who lives? Who dies? Shock follows shock as the game reaches its last desperate seconds! AVENGERS ARENA ends here but it’s also the launch pad for what comes next!
Cataclysm Ultimate X-Men <#1 of 3>: Marvel Comics: The mutants just survived a war between themselves that almost destroyed both sides! As GALACTUS threatens to eat the world, a secret weapon is put in place to stop him. But will it be the thing that finally wipes all of mutant kind out of existence?
Catwoman #25: DC Comics: An untold tale of Catwoman in this tie-in to BATMAN: ZERO YEAR! Journey back to Selina’s early days as a thief, and find out why she’s always worked alone!
Damian Son Of Batman <#2 of 4>: DC Comics: Damian Wayne faces the most important decision of his adult life after a dangerous confrontation with someone dear to him. Plus, a soul-searching journey into the madness of Arkham Asylum!
Flash #25: DC Comics: A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! What crucial part did Barry Allen play in the Zero Year saga, and how did it shape his future as The Flash?
Infinity <#6 of 6>: Marvel Comics: All roads lead to this! The over-sized conclusion of the Marvel Summer event! The heroes of Earth versus the forces of Thanos!
Kick-ass 3 <#5 of 8>: Marvel Comics: At long last, the earth-shattering event destined to tear apart the Kick-Ass universe forever: Dave gets a girlfriend! Also, a new vigilante team known only by their Skull and Bones masks makes its presence known.
New Avengers #12: Marvel Comics: INFINITY TIE-IN – ‘THE WORLD WE HAVE’ The House of Black Bolt crumbles. New friends, new enemies.
Nova #10: Marvel Comics: 100TH ISSUE ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL! ï Big changes for Sam Alexander in this supersonic supersized 100th issue! ï Guest staring the new New Warriors! ï And as if that’s not enough new, you also get a whole bonus story from new regular Nova writer Gerry Duggan!
Star Wars Legacy II: Prisoner of the Floating World #9: Dark Horse Comics: Ania Solo is in over her head-literally! With their escape pod sunk in an ocean of poison, she and Imperial Knight Jao wait for rescue. But even if it comes, they still have to free the slaves in the orbiting docks-with an army of pirates standing in their way!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #28: IDW Publsihing: The epic conclusion to City Fall is here! With the heads of the New York underworld gathered, Shredder stakes his claim to rule the underworld of NYC! But the Turtles, along with their allies, aren’t going down without a fight! What role will Leonardo play? It’s all been leading up to this major battle — don’t miss it!
Vertigo Essentials Y The Last Man #1: DC Comics/Vertigo: A science-fiction epic begins in the first issue of the hit series Y: THE LAST MAN, as a mysterious plague wipes out every male on Earth-with the exception of escape artist Yorick Brown and his pet monkey, Ampersand.
Walking Dead #117: Image Comics: ‘ALL OUT WAR’ continues! In the aftermath of the battle of Sanctuary, Ezekiel must survive on his own.
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