Happy new comic book day Towelites! Some great new books hitting comic shops today so get down there are pick up your favorite funny book! Here are my pulls and highlights!
Book of the Week
His name is Wally West-and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fought so hard to destroy him.
Black Manta is reunited with his dead father…but at a great cost to both! Meanwhile, Aquaman’s investigation into the Amnesty Bay killer takes a stunning turn, and Mera must make a life-altering decision!
In the concluding chapter of the two-part ‘City of Bane’ interlude, Batman and Catwoman pull a job to stop Bane’s supply ship from smuggling dangerous cargo into Gotham City. It’ll send a message back to the big guy that his reign of terror is soon to be over…but what does it also signal for the future of Bruce and Selina?
The citizens of Dangerfield, Arizona, are beset by strange goings-on after the ‘Invasion’ that rocked the DC Universe, but only five misfit kids seem to notice them. Can they uncover what’s happening before some sinister force collects them all? Find out in this new miniseries! And in the backup feature with story and art by Jeff Lemire, the Peacemaker is on a top-secret mission from Checkmate and Amanda Waller to find a mysterious weapon before the Russians can.
‘The Justice Doom War’ part three! Things are getting dangerous across the time stream. On one side of time, the Justice League team finds heroic purpose; on the other, it’s a future full of chaos and trial. It’s the Totality in action. If they can’t stop Lex’s Legion across all fronts, there may be only one other option: embrace Doom!
Apex Lex has made his offer to the villains of the DC Universe…but has the super-powered evil genius gotten what he truly desires? The most deadly predator in the Multiverse has set out to answer that question by seeking out his counterparts on other Earths. But will this meeting of the Luthors be the greatest team-up in all of creation…or end in a bloodbath?
At last, it’s the return of the Legion of Super-Heroes! The greatest super heroes of the 32nd century have traveled back in time not just to meet the heroes who inspired them, but to make an offer…but to which hero? And why will that choice tear Superman’s life apart? Plus, the fallout from Lex Luthor’s conversation with Lois Lane escalates! What dark secret did Lex tell Lois?
Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today in this catalog to remember our friend, Superman’s pal, the late Jimmy Olsen…’s assassination decoy! Wait, somebody killed Jimmy’s decoy body? But whodunit? And, like, whydunit? And…wait, when did Jimmy get a decoy of himself? What we do know is it’s not safe for Jimmy in the City of Tomorrow anymore, and with Superman busy and all (you read that SUPERMAN #15 solicit yet?), Jimmy’s best bet is to solve his own murder within the safe borders of Gotham City! (Seriously, ‘safe’?)
Xavier’s dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans’ plan to eliminate them. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS, SECRET WARS) continues his reshaping of the X-Universe alongside Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
WHO IS CADAVEROUS?! The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September!
SEARCH FOR SKYWALKER! After HAN SOLO’S fall, REY searched for LUKE SKYWALKER. But before Luke, there was LEIA. Witness never-before-seen moments between REY and GENERAL ORGANA. What will Rey, CHEWBACCA and R2-D2 encounter on the way to find Leia’s missing brother?
Hunter becomes hunted, as veteran Blade Runner Ash is shot down in neo-noir Los Angeles, 2019! The first new comic series set in the world of Blade Runner, from Michael Green (screenwriter for Blade Runner 2049) and Mike Johnson (Star Trek), and illustrated by Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark, Captain America)!
Ninja-E, also known as Sights, joins the battle! But where do his allegiances lie? With a mind that’s been broken by MI6, can Ninja-F really be trusted? The high-octane battle royale continues as the Killers tear each other apart in pursuit of their wildest desires.
Are the Psi-Lords real? Or are they just a myth? A first glimpse at the world beyond our own resides within. After suffering a dramatic loss, the Quartet must continue on with their mission to honor the memory of a fallen ally. The ultimate enemy is revealed, but is the Quartet strong enough to stand against them?