(W) Alan Martin (A) Brett Parson (CA) The Black Frog
Tankie and her trigger-happy family are going for gold in the first of a brand new series! Take a trip with us down the Furry Road for an issue of vim, volitility and verbal abuse!
(W) Peter Milligan (A) Juan Jose Ryp (CA) Cary Nord
On the fringes of civilization, the world’s first detective is about to make an unholy discovery…
Ruled by the Fates. Manipulated by the Gods. Commanded by Caesar. In the year 65 A.D., one’s destiny was not his own. At the height of Nero’s reign, a veteran of Rome’s imperial war machine has been dispatched to the farthest reaches of the colonies to investigate unnatural happenings… In the remote outpost of Britannia, Antonius Axia – the First Detective – will become Rome’s only hope to reassert control over the empire’s most barbaric frontier…and keep the monsters that bridge the line between myth and mystery at bay… From comics mastermind Peter Milligan (X-Statix, Shade the Changing Man) and incendiary artist Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK, Clone) comes a psychological journey into terror, temptation, and bloodshed – presented in an all-new prestige format limited series! Prestige Format.
(W) Brendan Fletcher, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl (A) Adam Archer, Sandra Hope (CA) Karl Kerschl
GOTHAM ACADEMY is back with an all-new storyline for its second semester! When you’re Olive Silverlock, winter holidays can be a drag. Luckily, when a new student shows up at Gotham Academy to keep her company while the other students are away, Olive finds what could be a brand new friend…or a whole lot of trouble!
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A) Christopher Mitten (CA) Laurence Campbell
Young girls are going missing from the cities of Siam, and the trail leads to the jungle hideout of a bloodthirsty cult wielding an ancient evil power-the Cult of the Black Flame.
(W) Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier (A/CA) Sergio Aragones
See it happen in this issue: The rise and fall of the Star God, a pretender to the heavens and a deity who won’t last as long as this series by the award-winning duo of Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier. You’d think a god could live forever . . . and maybe one could if his godlike path hadn’t been crossed by the wandering disaster that is Groo. With lettering by Stan Sakai, coloring by Tom Luth, and another actual, real letter column by Evanier. Miss it not.
“I’d sing this book’s praises endlessly, were it not for my fear of attracting the title character’s attention. One of the most enjoyable series created-ever. Highest possible recommendation.”-SciFiPulse
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Mirko Colak
After thirteen years in prison, a Chinese gunslinger named Kingsway Law just wants to find his wife. But in a fantastical American Old West crackling with magic, monsters, and racist vigilantes, trouble just won’t leave him be. And in this case, trouble is a woman with a magic sword who needs his help.
“REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMAN” part one! Supergirl is back and working for the DEO to defend National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face-to-face with her father: the sinister Cyborg Superman!
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Ramon Bachs, Garry Brown (CA) David Mack
It’s the trial of the century! As a beloved Avenger falls, another takes the stand to answer for his death. As Hawkeye stands trial amid a case full of super heroes and politics – who will prosecute? None other than Matt Murdock – Daredevil! But when Matt digs into the case and secrets come to light…he may not like what he finds. Has Daredevil bitten off more than he can chew? Amid a growing conspiracy, can the Marvel Universe’s most stalwart defender of justice promise a fair trial? The answers won’t come easy.
Witness the battle-scarred debut of Valiant’s top-secret new hero! As the war or 4001 A.D. rages, the coming of War Mother starts now in an all-new standalone adventure torn from the pages of the summer’s biggest comics event!
In the 41st century, much of the planet has been reduced to a barren wasteland. New Japan orbits the Earth as a floating oasis that towers over the ashes of the old world. The survivors of this desolate new age, robbed of the planet’s once-lush natural resources, must endure great hardships to survive. Amidst the devastation, one outpost of scientific knowledge has thrived by adhering to a strict code of isolation. But even the denizens of this walled city must venture out into the wasteland to gather supplies from the remnants of what was. This task is designated to one and one alone: War Mother.
But all is not peaceful, even in New Japan. When the space-faring empire begins jettisoning city-sized sectors to Earth during the onset of a civil war, War Mother is called upon with a new mission: mega-salvage! Armed with a newly born sentient sniper rifle, War Mother is a one-woman army bent on sacking the crash-landed sector’s technology-laden debris for anything of value to her tribe. But, as calm turns to chaos, Sector 8146 will reveal a telling secret about Earth’s true order that will collide War Mother against her community, her code, and her calling…and bring destruction down upon one of humanity’s last surviving outposts of order.
(W) Raffaele Ienco (A/CA) Raffaele Ienco
In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving or that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?