Welcome back to CCC! With the holidays right around the corner it may be the perfect time to get that comic lover in your life some great books! Infinity is over and Inhumanity is here! Villains Month continues as Bane becomes the protector of Gotham and in the past Zero Year continues as Batman is in pursuit of The Riddler. Peter Parker is back from the dead returning as your friendly neighborhood Spiderman! 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:
Justice League 3000 #1: DC Comics: The new series starring the heroes of today – tomorrow is resolicited, now with legendary artist Howard Porter (JLA) on board! But what are these heroes doing in the year 3000? And who (or what) brought them there? Get ready for a dose of wonder from the writing team of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis!
Army Of Darkness vs. Hack Slash <#4 of 6>: Dynamite Entertainment: Ash and Cassie head to Connecticut to stop a heavy metal wizard intent on reviving a long dead witch! But the fires built for human sacrifices might not be the only heat between our heroes!
Batgirl #26: DC Comics: It’s Christmas Eve in Avengers Tower. Everybody’s got somewhere better to be and Cap’s all alone on Tower-sitting duty. Or is he? Outside all is calm, all is quiet, but inside it’s an avalanche of mayhem as an intruder turns the Avengers’ own tower against them! And introducing Zamira! She’s Meryl Streep with a vengeance! Or maybe just a hormonal teenager . . . WITH OUT OF CONTROL SUPER POWERS!
Batman #26: DC Comics: ZERO YEAR continues! With Gotham City thrown into total chaos by The Riddler, Batman and Jim Gordon must learn to work together!
Captain America #14: Marvel Comics: LOOSE NUKE PART 4. Falcon and Captain America in the fight of their lives! The Iron Nail’s revenge takes form. No more greed. No more pollution. No more you. No more me. From here out there is only us! What is Nuke’s true mission? What does it have to do with the Weapon Minus program?
Captain America Living Legend <#4 of 4>: Marvel Comics: Past and present collide as Captain America leads a Russian assault squad into the heart of darkness! Can even a super-soldier survive possession by an alien dark energy being? The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as flesh and steel meld into something utterly alien–and utterly unstoppable!
Cataclysm Ultimate Spider-Man <#2 of 3>: Marvel Comics: The young heroes of the ULTIMATE UNIVERSE gather together to save New York from the terror of GALACTUS!!!War time romance blooms! A NEW hero debuts!
Cataclysm Ultimates <#2 of 3>: Marvel Comics: HULK ORGANISM DESIGNED ONLY FOR KILLING VS. HERCULES! MODOK PREPARES THE WORLD FOR THE END. REED RICHARDS’ city is the key to GALACTUS’S FINAL SOLUTION.
Inhumanity Awakening <#1 of 2>: Marvel Comics: INHUMANITY HITS MARVEL’S SUPERHUMAN SCHOOLS! Inhuman chrysalises have appeared across the world . . . some want them, some want to destroy them . . . and your favorite superhuman students are caught in the crossfire! From the pages of Infinity: The Hunt comes more craziness from the Avengers Academy and the Jean Grey School–written by The Hunt’s Matt Kindt!
Justice League #25: DC Comics: FOREVER EVIL continues as the Crime Syndicate hunts down the few heroes left foolish enough to challenge them-including Batman’s protege, Dick Grayson. But Owlman has other plans for Nightwing…and Owlman’s teammate: the most deadly being on the planet: Ultraman!
Marvel Knights Hulk <#1 of 4>: Marvel Comics: AN ALL-NEW HULK EPIC SPOTLIGHTING THE UNIQUE TALENTS OF TWO RISING STARS! Marvel Knights returns as a platform for the continuing influx of unique independent voices to Marvel–as writer Joe Keatinge (Glory) and artist Piotr Kowalski (Sex) unleash the green goliath! An amnesiac Dr. Bruce Bannner awakens on the banks of the Sienne–and soon finds himself in a desperate race through the streets of Paris! Who is hunting him–and how are they both transforming into grotesque Hulks? A mind-bending mystery + an iconic city + huge monsters = quirky cool Hulk action downloaded directly from the mad minds of Keatinge & Kowalski!
Nightwing #26: DC Comics: With the events of FOREVER EVIL looming, Nightwing enters the final stages of life as he knows it!
Sinister Dexter <#1 of 7>: IDW Publsihing: The popular sci-fi strip makes its way to our shores! Finn and Ramone in two classic 2000 AD stories! First is ‘Money Shots,’ which sees the two gunsharks crashing the set of an adult movie in order to carry out a hit on a target that may be happier to see them than they expected! Second is ‘Point Blanc.’ The duo is recruited to take out a narc boss who owns extreme firepower. Is their mystery employer out for more than control of Downlode’s heavy-duty killware?
Star Wars #12: Dark Horse Comics: After a battle with the Empire, it is a time of reunions, departures, and reassessments. Han and Chewie return from their mission to Coruscant, Luke deals with love lost, and Leia must accept greater responsibilities within the Rebellion. But first she has an important announcement for the Rebel commanders . . . Wedge forms Rogue Squadron! Leia uncovers a deep betrayal!
Walking Dead #118: Image Comics: ALL OUT WAR CONTINUES! Maggie takes a stand as Rick’s new plan comes together.
Maxx Maxximized #2: IDW Publishing: The second issue of Sam Kieth’s classic MAXX series continues with all pages completely rescanned from Sam’s original art, and new coloring that is overseen by the creator. For longtime fans, this completely remastered version of Kieth’s quirky classic is truly a brand new look at an old and treasured friend. For those just new to the Maxx, Julie, and the Outback, we envy your discovering it for the first time!
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