LGBTQ Previews February 2019 Part 2

Are you a Dazzler fan? Is your copy of #1 worn out and dog eared? Would you like a brand new copy? Now’s the time to order a new reprint edition from your comic shop! Or try to remember to pick one up in February. Also, Mark Russell writes a six part Wonder Twins! Sure, there’s a lot more on the list!

Part one of the Previews list covering comics, trades, and graphic novels from publishers such as Boom, Archie, DE, small press, and indies is here!

People’s names listed in bold are either LGBT+ or supportive. Credit where credit is due – Andy Mangels because this was his idea and wrote many such lists and to Mike McDermott and Steven Leitman for their suggestions and input about several series that have been added to the list! Notice something missing that should be on the list? Please send a message!

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DARK HORSE

AMERICAN GODS HC VOL 2 MY AINSEL $29.99 Page 88
Neil Gaiman, P Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, and various
The bizarre road trip across America continues as our heroes gather reinforcements for the imminent god war! Shadow and Wednesday leave the House on the Rock and continue their journey across the country where they set up aliases, meet new gods, and prepare for war. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a graphic novel! Collects issues #1-#9 of American Gods: My Ainsel. DEC180366

LAGUARDIA #3 $4.99 Page 100
Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford
Letme Live makes the ultimate sacrifice as Future is rushed to the hospital in the throes of labor fearful that her secret will finally be revealed once her baby is born. DEC180404

STARCRAFT SOLDIERS #2 $3.99 Page 94
Jody Houser, Andrew Robinson, and Miguel Sepulveda
Lieutenant Shivani Singh confronts the realities of the frontier in the second issue of Blizzard Entertainment and Dark Horse’s StarCraft: Soldiers. After a routine patrol ends in tragedy, Singh launches an investigation to root out threats to the fragile peace between the Dominion and the zerg swarm. DEC180386

DC

AUTHORITY BY ED BRUBAKER & DUSTIN NGUYEN TP $24.99 Page 62
Ed Brubaker, Richard Friend, and Dustin Nguyen
Following the dramatic events of “Coup D’etat,” the Authority has settled into its role as governing body of the United States. The other major world powers have adjusted to the regime change and are slowly coming to terms with what that means for the future. But many Americans are unhappy to lose their inalienable rights. Can a second American Revolution be far behind? Collects The Authority: Revolution #1-12. DEC180621

BATGIRL #32 $3.99 Page 14
Mairghread Scott and Paul Pelletier
Coming to you live from Gotham City! The people’s-choice congressional candidate Luciana Alejo is all set to give a televised interview that could secure her victory, but the Cormorant is ready to silence her for good. Can Batgirl protect the candidate without making her alter ego, Barbara Gordon, lose her campaign job in the process? DEC180533

BATMAN VS DEATHSTROKE HC $24.99 Page 65
Christopher Priest, Carlo Pagulayan & Various
When Batman discovers a mysterious package containing DNA test results proving that he is not Damian Wayne’s biological father, the Dark Knight sets his sights on his son’s true father–Deathstroke! But Damian Wayne can’t really be Slade Wilson’s son–can he? And who sent the package–and why? The ultimate custody battle ensues as the World’s Greatest Detective and the World’s Deadliest Assassin clash in stories from the pages of Deathstroke #30-35. DEC180632

CATWOMAN #8 $3.99 Page 20
Joelle Jones and Elena Casagrande
What is it that they say about house-guests and bad fish? How they both start to stink after a couple of days? Well, Oswald Cobblepot has been hanging around Catwoman’s new city, and Selina Kyle has been holding her nose for far too long. It’s time to send the Penguin packing! I mean,the guy smelled like fish even before he arrived. DEC180543

DEATHSTROKE #40 $3.99 Page 24
Christopher Priest and Fernando Pasarin
Deathstroke’s son Jericho breaks into Arkham Asylum in an effort to free him, but Slade Wilson is caught up in his own conflict with the return of Dev–a.k.a. “Death Masque”–and the realization that his hallucinatory trip into outer space may have been more real than previously advertised! Meanwhile, Two-Face has Rose dead to rights–is there anyone left to save her? DEC180549

ELECTRIC WARRIORS #4 $3.99 Page 27
Steve Orlando and Travel Foreman
After infiltrating a secret Covenant gathering, our heroes are left disheartened and helpless. Have all of their battles been for nothing? Will their home planets ever survive the harsh reality of the universe that surrounds them? It’s up to an unexpected leader, the Interceptor, to inspire his cohorts once more. But will his efforts ensure victory or only the beginning of the end for the Electric Warriors? And what will their rebellion mean for all their friends and family back on their home planets? DEC180556

FEMALE FURIES #1 $3.99 Page 6
Cecil Castellucci and Adriana Melo
All their lives the Female Furies have been raised to be the meanest, most cunning and most ruthless fighting force on all of Apokolips. So why are Granny Goodness’ girls left behind every time the men go to war? With the might of New Genesis hanging over the planet, and the Forever People making mincemeat out of Darkseid’s army, Granny thinks it’s about time that changed. And so, Big Barda, Aurelie, Mad Harriet, Lashina, Bernadeth and Stompa set out to beat the boys at their own game. Little do they know the game is rigged–and one accidental murder could spell disaster for them all! DEC180519

GRAYSON THE SUPERSPY OMNIBUS HC NEW EDITION $99.99 Page 70
Tom King & Various Mikel Janin & Various
Collects all of Dick Grayson’s adventures as Agent 37 for the spy organization known as Spyral under a new title! Faking his death, and entering a game of cat and mouse, Dick must take down Spyral from the inside in order to save his loved ones. This omnibus edition collects Grayson #1-20, Secret Origins #8, Grayson annual #1-3, Grayson: Future’s End #1, Robin War #1-2 and Nightwing: Rebirth #1, with appearances by Batman, Superman and more! DEC180649
This link is for the original and less expensive edition.

HARLEY QUINN #58 $3.99 Page 33
Sam Humphries and John Timms
Implicated in a crime she didn’t commit, Harley Quinn must prove her innocence by teaming up with the Caped Crusader himself–Batman! But can the Clown Princess of Crime and the Dark Knight coexist long enough to solve a murder? Or will the two frenemies end up being the death of each other? DEC180565

HARLEY QUINN TP VOL 2 HARLEY DESTROYS THE UNIVERSE $16.99 Page 70
Sam Humphries, Sami Basri & Various
Harley Quinn has a tough road ahead: travel through time and space to fix all the continuity errors she’s created in her many misadventures. Luckily, she’ll have help, because riding shotgun is none other than special guest star Jonni DC, Continuity Cop! Good thing, too, because if Harley fails, it means her own mom will be lost forever. Hey, that sounds more painful than funny! Learn more in these tales from issues #50-54. DEC180650

JUSTICE LEAGUE #17 & 18 $3.99 Page 37
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung, and Mark Morales
After the disastrous events of the Justice League Annual, Martian Manhunter decides to take matters into his own hands and negotiate a peace with Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor. Traveling to a distant moon, the two enemies face their intertwined pasts in a showdown for the fate of the Multiverse. However, before either of them can lay claim to the power of the Source Wall once and for all, an unexpected threat forces them to unite…or risk death at the ends of the cosmos. DEC180570

The Legion of Doom returns as the history of the Legionnaires Club is revealed! Lex Luthor’s mysterious connection to this ancient secret society runs deeper than even his Legion of Doom comrades ever suspected, and his secrets threaten to destroy everything. A blood connection to the dark underbelly of the DCU’s history bubbles to the surface in this epic, villainous tale. DEC180572

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #7 $3.99 Page 38
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno
Lords Of Order part one. Wonder Woman and the Justice League Dark are in a race against time as the Otherkind close in on the rest of the magical community. With the world’s magic failing, the team needs to rally the magic wielders of Earth together. But can they face down Doctor Fate and his newly assembled Lords of Order?!
DEC180574

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK TP VOL 1 THE LAST AGE OF MAGIC $16.99 Page 72
James Tynion IV, Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno & Various
From the pages of Justice League: No Justice comes writer James Tynion IV’s epic new series Justice Leage Dark! Earth’s magic once belonged to them. Now they want the magic back. But who exactly are they? It’s up to the new Justice League Dark to find out and stop this nightmarish new threat at all costs! After the events of No Justice, Wonder Woman guides the misfit magic mix against enemies too fantastic even for the Justice League. Plus, what awful things are coming through the Tree of Wonder? Dark days lie ahead in these stories from issues #1-3 and 5-6. DEC180653

MARTIAN MANHUNTER #3 $3.99 Page 41
Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo
Detective Diane Meade knows the shocking truth: her partner is not the real John Jones! With a gun to his head, J’onn J’onnz must explain his first horrifying night on Earth, and how he came to wear her partner’s face…but even as they speak, Middleton’s serial killer is back at his bloody work! DEC180579

MERA TIDEBREAKER TP $16.99 Page 2
Danielle Paige and Stephen Byrne
Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a colony ruled by the other no-so-lost land under the sea, Atlantis. Her father, his court, and the entire kingdom are expecting her to marry and introduce a new king. But Mera is destined to wear a different crown. When the Xebellian military plots to overthrow Atlantis and break free of its oppressive regime, Mera seizes the opportunity to take control of her own destiny by assassinating Arthur Curry–the long-lost prince and heir to the kingdom of Atlantis. But her mission gets sidetracked when Mera and Arthur unexpectedly fall in love. Will Arthur Curry be the king at Mera’s side, or will he die under her blade as she attempts to free her people from persecution? An astonishing story that explores duty, love, heroism, and freedom…all through the eyes of readers’ favorite undersea royalty. From New York Times best-selling author Danielle Paige and artist Stephen Byrne comes a Mera and Aquaman story that explores Mera’s first steps on land, and her first steps as a hero or villain, forcing her to choose to follow her heart or her mission to kill. DEC180508

NIGHTWING #57 $3.99 Page 57
Scott Lobdell and Travis Moore
Destiny…fate…predetermined inevitability… these are all things that Ric Grayson has struggled to reconcile now that he has been given a second chance at life. A life recently unburdened with years of trauma, defeat and struggle when the hero known as Nightwing was shot in the head. Now, Ric must come to terms with who he is, and what kind of hero he wants to be…if he wants to be one at all. And while Ric is content to walk away from the mantle, one woman has been hiding in the shadows, waiting to solidify an identity of her own…an identity tied for all eternity to the clown price of crime…enter The Joker’s Daughter! DEC180582

PROMETHEA 20TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 1 $49.99 Page 74
Alan Moore, J. H. Williams & Various
Sophie Bangs is a an ordinary college student in a futuristic New York who finds herself transformed into Promethea, the living embodiment of the imagination. Her trials have only begun, as she must master the secrets of her predecessors before she is destroyed by Promethea’s ancient enemy. Complete with character sketches, variant covers and other bonus material, this new hardcover collection is perfect for any fan of this incredible series. Collects issues #1-12 plus the complete script for issue #3. DEC180659

SUPERGIRL #27 $3.99 Page 61
Marc Andreyko, Eduardo Pansica, and Julio Ferreira
Caught in the middle of a Vega System civil war, a powerless Supergirl struggles to rescue as many slaves as she can from the brutal hands of the Citadel. Meanwhile, the Omega Men reel from the discovery that their long-dead colleagues–Nimbus, Harpis and Demonia–are mysteriously still alive! Kara, however, suspects there’s more to their grand return than meets the eye. DEC180594

TITANS #34 $3.99 Page 65
Dan Abnett and and Bruno Redondo
Into The Bleed part two. The Titans are trapped on the perilous Unearth, far from home and standing in the face of not one but two evil armies. But hey, no sweat, right? Then, things take a turn for the worse when the commander of the opposition turns out to be one of their own, and the Titans will need to make some hard choices on the path to victory. Plus, what is Mother Blood’s connection to the Totality? DEC180601

WILD STORM #20 $3.99 Page 67
Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt
Skywatch intensifies its preparation for war, increasing its attacks on the planet. For some of these conflict zones, Skywatch’s greatest threat is not IO or conventional forces, but the people who escaped from its own experimentation camps. And the four people in London whom it knows little about, but who are preparing to take steps to alter the balance of the world. DEC180604

WILD STORM TP VOL 3 $16.99 Page 75
Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt
John Lynch, once the director of IO, the secret deep-state agency that runs Earth, is on the road. His darkest project, Thunderbook, has been uncovered, and he needs to warn the principals, now scattered across America. Hiding. Because they were his most successful experiments. And none of them is completely human anymore. Collects issues #13-18! DEC180662

WONDER TWINS #1 $3.99 Page 9
Mark Russell and Stephen Byrne
Exiled from their home planet, alien heroes Zan and Jayna must navigate life as teens on Earth at South Metropolis High School, where they’re even bigger outsiders than the typical awkward young adults. Under the watchful eye of Superman, the brother and sister pull monitor duty at the Hall of Justice as interns, while also trying to overcome the pitfalls of Zan’s brash confidence and Jayna’s shy but streetwise persona. If you think you know the Wonder Twins, think again–this book takes the form of the unexpected. DEC180525

WONDER WOMAN #64 & 65 $3.99 Page 68
G. Willow Wilson and Jesus Merino
Skywatch intensifies its preparation for war, increasing its attacks on the planet. For some of these conflict zones, Skywatch’s greatest threat is not IO or conventional forces, but the people who escaped from its own experimentation camps. And the four people in London whom it knows little about, but who are preparing to take steps to alter the balance of the world. DEC180604

If you asked Wonder Woman who her nemesis is, she might just say Veronica Cale–and now Veronica has the powers of the actual god Nemesis under her control! Some of the resurrected Olympians whom Wonder Woman has encountered have changed in unpredictable ways…is there a crack in Nemesis’ armor that Diana can get through? Or will she miss the chance to redeem yet another of her divine brethren? DEC180608

VERTIGO / YOUNG ANIMAL

BOOKS OF MAGIC #5 $3.99 Page 18
Kat Howard and Tom Fowler
Pursued by nightmares he can’t remember and haunted by his inability to sleep, Timothy Hunter heads to the one place he knows he’ll definitely find answers: the Dreaming. But the cost of such knowledge may be more than he bargained for. DEC180541

THE DREAMING #6 $3.99 Page 26
Simon Spurrier and Bilquis Evely
Finally determined to solve the riddle of herself, Dora is out for blood. But Judge Gallows, the usurper, has taken precautions to protect himself. As the whole of the Dreaming trembles with the sick new power he wields, the oldest brotherly feud in existence takes a wretched turn…a blood sacrifice is made…the chrysalis cracks…and a new thing, an impossible thing, an indomitable thing, is born at last. DEC180555

GODDESS MODE #3 $3.99 Page 29
Zoe Quinn and Robbi Rodriguez
Left without a choice, Cassandra Price joins a group of magically powered women in the secret war against the mysterious digital daemons preying on humanity through the AI to which all mankind is connected. While she struggles to understand the increasingly ominous demands from her imperial employer and to figure out her own mysterious abilities, one thing is made certain: the consequences for failure are lethal. DEC180558

HEX WIVES #5 $3.99 Page 35
Ben Blacker and Mirka Andolfo
Izzy prepares a last-minute soiree to impress Aaron’s visiting regional manager, the enigmatic Mr. August, who wants to make sure everything is hunky-dory in the Desert Canyon while the other women at last awake to their witchy wiles and skills. It’s a dinner party to end all dinner parties–one that is sure to bring down the house. DEC180568

HOUSE OF WHISPERS #6 $3.99 Page 36
Nalo Hopkinson and Dominike “Domo” Stanton
Things continue to get worse for Erzulie and her followers in the House of Dahomey. Even her warrior sister-self cannot keep off the pains and troubles that follow each of them like the plague. She fears it may be time to unleash another of her feared personae: Erzulie the Red-Eye, dark lady of sorrows. DEC180569

LUCIFER #5 $3.99 Page 40
Dan Waters, Max Fiumara, and Sebastian Fiumara
Lucifer is silenced. As all the Devil’s bargains are repaid to him tenfold, the last of his senses are about to be taken from him. Meanwhile, a wastrel finds the gates to Hell outside the local pub, and what was once a man seeks revenge on a screaming skull. DEC180578

IDW

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS A DARKENED WISH #1 $3.99 Page 141
B Dave Walters and Tess Fowler
When war threatens the Moonshae Isles, legendary heroes return to defeat the forces of an unthinkable foe. The Forgotten Realms are changed forever as young wizard Helene and her friends grow from raw recruits on the streets of Mintarn into powerful warriors. Creators B. Dave Walters and Tess Fowler join forces to bring you an all-new D&D adventure of epic scope and flair! Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition sales continue to explode! With millions of copies sold around the world, D&D has returned as a cultural force! DEC180772

HOUSE AMOK TP VOL 1 $19.99 Page 154
Christopher Sebela and Shawn McManus
It’s the summer vacation from hell! Ten-year-old twin Dylan Sandifer and her family have fallen down a rabbit hole full of secret implants, conspiracy theories, Mandela effects, invaders, and organ thieves. As the attacks intensify, the Sandifers light out across the country in search of answers and salvation, blazing a bloody path of arson and murder. DEC180801

MAGIC THE GATHERING CHANDRA #4 $3.99 Page 140
Vita Ayala and Harvey Tolibao
Fiendish Planeswalker Tibalt unleashes his empathic attack against Chandra and her allies! Will they be able to fend off his onslaught before Chandra succumbs to her own inner demons? The fiery conclusion to Vita Ayala and Harvey Tolibao’s epic Magic adventure is here! Features a story spinning directly out of January’s new Magic card set, Ravnica Allegiance, and the yet-to-be-revealed Spring 2019 set! Fan-favorite villain Tibaltreturns after a long absence from Magic’s story! Epic finale to Chandra’s first comics adventure! DEC180770

PUNKS NOT DEAD LONDON CALLING #1 $3.99 Page 155
David Barnett and Martin Simmonds
Teenage geek Fergie Ferguson and his BF Sid, the ghost of a punk rocker who only Fergie can see or hear, are on the lam for a murder they didn’t exactly commit. They’ve made it to London but on their tail are the police, the quirky paranormal investigation agency the Department of Extra-Usual Affairs, and some really freaky magpie monsters, so there’s not (much) time for sightseeing. While Fergie tracks down his long-absent father to get answers about his powerful new “abilities” (Sid calls them “psychic grenades”), DfEUA’s old-school mod super spy Dorothy Culpepper and her sensible young partner Asif Baig uncover evidence that links Fergie to the underworld. Fergie’s mum Julie and his not-a-girlfriend Natalie also join forces to save Fergie from life in prison… but with a psychopathic serial killer showing an interest, everybody might soon be running out of time. How does any of this connect to a visually searing three-chord apocalypse? Never mind the bollocks-another season of the critical darling Punk’s Not Dead is here with endless pints of anarchy and social distortion! DEC180803

IMAG E

BLACKBIRD #5 $3.99 Page 57
Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel
After taking out her anger on the Paragon cabals in a big way, there’s nowhere in Los Angeles’ four magical territories that Nina can hide. Good thing she’s done hiding. It’s time to throw down. DEC180228

DIE #3 $3.99 Page 60
Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans
Fantasy Heartbreaker part three. One of the saddest comics in Kieron’s career. One of Stephanie’s prettiest. Clayton’s lettering, of course, remains impeccable.
DEC180240

EVOLUTION #14 $3.99 Page 61
James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joe Infurnari, and Jordan Boyd
As mysterious forces converge on Los Angeles, the distance between Claire and her evolved partner Rochelle widens. Meanwhile, Abe indoctrinates his son in the murderous ways of the family business. DEC180243

HIGH CRIMES TP $19.99 Page 42
Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa
Zan Jensen is on the run from her past. For now, she works as a climbing guide for rich tourists in Kathmandu. And on the side, she and her partner Haskell moonlight as high-altitude graverobbers, extorting money from the families of the many dead bodies that litter the peaks of the Himalayas. But when a body shows up at the summit of Mount Everest with a jackpot of state secrets embedded in its skin, they’re put in the crosshairs of a government agency bent on recovering the body-and eliminating any witnesses. Collecting the two-time Eisner-nominated comic by Christopher Sebela and artist Ibrahim Moustafa. DEC180082 This link is to the original hardcover collection whose price is $12.78.

JOOK JOINT #4 $3.99 Page 65
Tee Franklin and Alitha Martinez
Mahalia makes a house call. Meanwhile, Heloise must deal with the consequences of her revenge-seeking. DEC180254

MAN-EATERS #6 $3.99 Page 67
Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk
Indelible In The Hippocampus. Maude’s plan to disrupt the Patriarchy is temporarily thwarted. But everything will be okay in the end. We promise. DEC180261

MAN-EATERS TP VOL 1 $12.99 Page 47
Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk
Adolescent girls can be real monsters. Maude is twelve-which is just about that age when some girls turn into flesh-eating wildcats. As her detective dad investigates a series of strange mauling attacks, Maude begins to worry that she might be the killer. From the creative team that brought you the groundbreaking Eisner-nominated series Mockingbird, this trade paperback collects the first story arc of the unconventional coming-of-age tale-including the informative survival handbook! Collects issues #1-4 and includes all new extras. DEC180123

MONSTRESS #20 $3.99 page 68
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
Five-time Eisner Award winner for 2018! As Kippa descends into the darkness, she confronts the most ancient of foes. DEC180263

UNNATURAL #7 $3.99 Page 75
Mirka Andolfo
Leslie is on the run again, and this time she’ll have to fight for her life. Get ready for betrayal, non-stop action, and an unexpected turn of events in an issue packed with jaw-dropping revelations and Mirka Andolfo’s sexy art aplenty! DEC180291

WALKING DEAD #188 $3.99 Page 76
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, and Cliff Rathburn
Falling Into Place. It’s time to learn, once and for all… is Princess friend or foe? DEC180294

WICKED & DIVINE #42 $3.99 Page 77
Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, and Matthew Wilson
Okay part three. I just read the synopsis for this issue and gaped. We’re actually going to do all this in an issue? That AND that AND that? Honestly, this last arc really is going for it. DEC180296

MARVEL

AGE OF X-MAN NEXTGEN #1 $3.99 Page 31
Ed Brisson and Marcus To
Enter the age of the X-Man! In an age of utopia, the Summers Institute for Higher Learning is the premiere school for the mutant community across the globe. Attendance is mandatory for all mutant children, as they learn to become the next generation of marvelous X-Men. But even in a utopian society, teenagers will always find a way to rebel… Follow Glob, Armor, Anole and Rockslide as they discover what it really means to live in an age of peace and harmony! DEC180884

AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #1 $3.99 Page 33
Leah Williams and Georges Jeanty
Enter the age of the X-Man! A perfect world doesn’t just happen. It needs to be cultivated. That’s where the X-Tremists come in. Psylocke, Iceman, Northstar, Blob, Jubilee and Monet protect people from threats they won’t even know existed, including the most insidious threat of all — love. DEC180892

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #6 $3.99 Page 71
Cullen Bunn, Matteo Lolli, and Natacha Bustos
“Nothing for nothing – everything has its price.” In accordance with her personal code, Loki promised Angela a gift in exchange for her help against Nebula. And the debt is coming due. But Angela is about to get a whole lot more than she asked for including a run-in with Yondu Udonta and his new Ravagers?! Fans of Cullen Bunn, C.M. Punk and Scott Hepburn’s 2016 Drax series rejoice as Planet Terry, Pip and Kammi clash with the Asgardians! DEC180988

BLACK PANTHER #9 $3.99 Page 69
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kev Walker
“The Intergalactic Empire of Wakand” The Gathering of My Name” part 3. The Panther faces a creature of nightmares! In the fight against N’Jadaka and his empire, the Maroons embark on a journey through myth. But the loss of their leader N’Yami continues to haunt them. And the true monster lies in wait. DEC180981

CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 $4.99 Page 39
Kelly Thompson and Carmen Carnero
Revolution. The classic Fantastic Four villain Mahkizmo has taken over Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island and turned it into an apocalyptic wasteland! When Captain Marvel ends up trapped there and cut off from the rest of world (including any Avengers-shaped reinforcements!), she’ll need to build her own team out of allies, old and new — Spider-Woman, Hazmat, Echo and a man known only as S om — in order to start a revolution to free the island’s civilian inhabitants. With that kind of backup, Mahkizmo should be toast — but not everything is what it seems on this island. DEC180911

CAPTAIN MARVEL BRAVER & MIGHTIER #1 $3.99 Page 40
Jody Houser and Simone Buonfantino
Hero for a day, hero for a planet! It’s Carol Danvers Day! Air Force Pilot Carol Danvers is a hero to many…so what could possibly delay her to her own celebration? Only her other job-as Earth’s Mightiest Hero, Captain Marvel! Stuck between her duty to her community and her responsibility to the wider world, Carol will have to make a tough decision, and muster all of her power to fend off an invasion force! Don’t miss the excitement of the strongest and mightiest hero of all in her latest adventure! DEC180915

CHAMPIONS #2 $3.99 Page 50
Jim Zub and Steven Cummings
When the dream is at stake, everything you believe in and have fought dearly for, what would you be willing to sacrifice to keep it alive? One of the Champions has made a choice that will haunt them for the rest of their days… And now the villain behind that decision has everything they need to shatter the next generation of heroes. Jim Zub and Steven Cummings take the Champions into uncharted territory, and the team will never be the same. DEC180942

DAZZLER #1 FACSIMILE EDITION $3.99 Page 22
Tom Defalco and John Romita Jr
She’s a singer, not a fighter — but Dazzler was always destined to be one of comics’ brightest stars! Journey back to the days of disco to join Spider-Man, the Avengers and the X-Men in welcoming Alison Blaire to the Mighty Marvel firmament with this impeccable facsimile of the first issue of Dazzler’s sparkling solo series! Alison’s mutant powers place her at a career crossroads. Can she be a singing sensation? A stellar super hero? Or both? But when Alison dons her iconic roller skates to make an important audition, will she dazzle everyone — or will the Asgardian Enchantress steal the show?! It’s a landmark issue of the 1980s, re-presented in its original form, ads and all! DEC180854

DOCTOR APHRA #27 $3.99 Page 84
Simon Spurrier and Emilio Laiso
“Worst Among Equals” part four. Rogue archaeologist Dr Aphra continues her race against time – and total bodily explosion – with only professional murder droid Triple-Zero for company. Facing firing squads, harpoon-flinging reptiles and – worst of all – really bad traffic, they have no idea they’re being watched by the deadliest Imperial threat of all: The Coalition for Progress! Face the unmitigated terror of the Empire’s public relations division. DEC181007

DOMINO TP VOL 2 $15.99 Page 115
Gail Simone, Leah Williams, Fabian Nicieza, Dennis Hopeless, David Baldeon, and others
Domino has a dangerous new mission! Pale skin, black hair, skintight bodysuit — no, we’re not still describing Domino…here comes Morbius, the Living Vampire! But who is preying on whom? Domino’s luck seems to have a mind of its own sometimes, whether her intentions are noble or not. So perhaps a very special guest could give her a refresher course on luck-based powers? And maybe join her on a little trip to the Mojoverse? We know, it’s a real long shot. Plus: At last, the origin of Domino’s posse, Outlaw and Diamondback! The first appearance of the strange group known as the RejeX! And will Domino rekindle her brief romance with Colossus? Collecting issues #7-10 and annual #1. DEC181047

ICEMAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS TP $17.99 Page 108
Sina Grace and Nathan Stockman
Iceman is back in his own solo series! Someone is hunting the sewer-dwelling Morlocks for sport, and it’s up to Bobby Drake to prevent another Mutant Massacre in the making — but it’s going to take everything he has not to lose his cool. Who’s behind this horrific hunt? You won’t believe it if we tell you! And what part does Iceman’s former teammate Bishop, the cop from the future, play in all this? Plus: When a super villain crashes Bobby’s blind date, he needs a wingman and wingwoman. It’s time for the tripartite team-up you’ve been waiting for: Iceman and his Amazing Friends, Spider-Man and Firestar! And things are looking great when New York finally throws its first Mutant Pride Parade, until things take a turn for the…Sinister! Collecting Iceman #1-5 & Uncanny X-Men: Winter’s End #1.
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INVADERS – a new series in a modern day setting by Chip Zdarsky and Carlos Magno starts in January. The solicitation doesn’t mention Union Jack or Destroyer though it seems inevitable that either or both will appear at some point.

IRONHEART #3 $3.99 Page 71
Eve L Ewing and Luciano Vecchio
As Ironheart gets deeper into the search for a missing friend, she stumbles into something much bigger than a single kidnapping and it’s something more dangerous. She may not know it yet, but she faces an ancient power and it’s deadly. NOV180940 [This issue was delayed from last month.]

LOVE ROMANCES #1 $3.99 Page 26
Dennis Hopeless, Gail Simone, Jon Adams, and various
Love stories that can only be told in a comic book! Can robots fall in love? Is romance just a fantasy? Can love breach the corridor of death? DEC180864

MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #3 $3.99 Page 59
Saladin Ahmed and Javier Garron
Captain America guest stars! Miles and Cap try to get to the bottom of the mystery of the missing kids, but it’s not quite that simple. A new villain has our heroes’ number, and you won’t believe how they get out of this jam! DEC180959

MS MARVEL #38 $3.99 Page 75
G Willow Wilson, Nico Leon, and others
Ms Marvel marks five incredible years on the stands! Take a deep dive into Kamala’s Jersey City with Bruno, Nakia, Zoe and more in this jam-packed celebration of Ms. Marvel and her amazing friends! DEC180992

RUNAWAYS #18 $3.99 Page 70
Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka
The conclusion to “That Was Yesterday” is here! The Gibborim have returned to take what’s theirs and destroy the world! The question for the Runaways is whether or not they get destroyed, too. DEC180985

SHATTERSTAR #5 $3.99 Page 82
Tim Seeley and Carlos Villa
The Grandmaster’s game reaches final jeopardy. Shatterstar goes toe-to-toe with the only opponent with a prayer of taking him down…himself! Plus: One of Shatty’s tenants fulfills their destiny! DEC181004

SHURI #5 $3.99 Page 65
Nnedi Okorafor and Leonardo Romero
An alien creature has invaded Wakanda! And with her powers strangely malfunctioning and her brother still missing, Shuri is in over her head. Time to call for backup. Enter: Iron Man! But can these two tech geniuses figure out how to de-power an energy-sucking alien before it destroys the entire continent? Don’t miss the end of the first arc — and a dramatic change for the princess of Wakanda! DEC180975

STAR WARS AOR ANAKIN SKYWALKER #1 $3.99 Page 88
Jody Houser and Cory Smith
An untold Anakin adventure from t eh heart of the Clone Wars! A chance to strike a devastating blow to the separatist cause comes with a high cost. Will Anakin choose the darker path, or hold true to the Code of the Jedi? Guest-starring Obi-Wan Kenobi! DEC181016

STAR WARS AOR COUNT DOOKU #1 $3.99 Page 89
Jody Houser and Luke Ross
The former Jedi begins laying the groundwork for his Sith master! However, an unexpected encounter with an old student threatens his plans. Caught between his old life and his new, will DOOKU be able to protect the secrets of the Sith? And does he control the DARK SIDE, or is he merely its tool? DEC181021

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #41 Page 74
Ryan North and Naomi Franquiz
In the past months, Squirrel Girl has battled Kraven, rescued NYC from supernatural silence, kinda-maybe died and also fought Skrulls! So now it’s time for a nice break which is why in this issue, Squirrel Girl does nothing but watch public domain movies on television! That’s right! She just sits there! You can kinda see the TV screen over her shoulder in a couple of panels, but that’s it! It’s really quiet and relaxing and nothing much happens. That is until Nancy Whitehead and another ESU student by the name of Peter Parker are taken hostage by a super villain intent on proving that’s she the smartest person on the planet! Then it’s super hero battles featuring Thor and She-Hulk on a date! Squirrel Girl matching wits against Ms Quizzler and more! DEC180990

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL TP VOL 10 $15.99 Page 120
Ryan North, Derek Charm, and Naomi Franquiz
The death of Squirrel Girl! Yes, you read that right! Can it be true? Has the Unbeatable really been beaten? And to death, at that? Is this truly the end of Doreen Green? You’ve read comics before, we assume, so yeah, probably not — but there’s only one way to find out for sure! Plus: Witness a fighting-mad Iron Man! Thrill to underwater adventure! And recoil as the world of our fallen hero is rocked by a pesky invasion of Skrulls! Why is all this happening? Who is behind it? And what goals — sinister or otherwise — are they working toward? Prepare for all to become clear as mysteries are laid bare and secret origins are revealed! Collecting issues #37-41. DEC181048

UNCANNY X-MEN #11 & 12 $7.99/$3.99 Page 34
Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg, Mahmud Asrar, and others
Special oversized 11th issue. After the devastating events of “X-Men Disassembled,” it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he’s not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Scott and Logan are together again, and they are mutantkind’s only hope. Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-Artist Salvador Larroca lead the X-Men into their darkest hour…and beyond! DEC180896

After the devastating events of “X-Men Disassembled,” it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he’s not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Scott and Logan are together again, and they are mutantkind’s only hope. Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-Artist Salvador Larroca lead the X-Men into their darkest hour…and beyond! DEC180906

UNCANNY X-MEN TP VOL 1 X-MEN DISASSEMBLED $39.99 Page 106
Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg, Mahmud Asrar, R B Silva, Yildiray Cinar, and Pere Perez
The flagship X-Men title that started it all is back — bigger and better than ever! Why is the X-Men’s newest crisis shaping up to be…their final adventure?! It all starts with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, but their investigation draws the X-Men into a much larger — and deadlier — situation! Who or what are the Four Horsemen of Salvation, and what is their connection to Nate Grey, the incredibly powerful mutant known as X-Man? Will Nate’s home dimension, the Age of Apocalypse, make its horrifying return? Or does the dawn of the Age of X-Man mean the end of the Uncanny X-Men?! It’s a status-quo-smashing story that just might leave all of mutantkind in tatters, and it will take three fan-favorite writers to deliver the mutant madness! Collecting Uncanny X-Men (2018) #1-10. DEC181034

UNCANNY X-MEN WINTERS END #1 $4.99 Page 76
Sina Grace and Nathan Stockman
Iceman and the X-Men get a special visitor from the future! An older Bobby Drake has come to the present to tell him to give up being a super hero. But what could have happened that would change Bobby Drake from the X-Men’s resident jokester to a morose mutant? DEC180993

UNSTOPPABLE WASP #5 $3.99 Page 74
Jeremy Whitley and Gurihiru
Nadia believed that when A.I.M. attacked her lab, she had reached rock bottom. She was wrong. And now she is finding out that she has more in common with her father than she ever knew. This issue of Unstoppable Wasp will change everything about Nadia’s life. DEC180991

UNSTOPPABLE WASP GIRL POWER GN TP $12.99 Page 140
Jeremy Whitley, Elsa Charretier, Veronica Fish, Ted Brandt, and Ro Stein
Nadia spent most of her life as a captive of the Red Room, but now this teenage super-scientist is spreading her wings! Hank Pym’s daughter has a lot of lost time to make up for, and she’s determined to change the world. With Jarvis at her side, she’s on a mission to bring together the brightest girl geniuses of the Marvel Universe! But Nadia didn’t count on evil scientists, man-eating giant rats or the lethal lady wrestlers known as the Grapplers! As Nadia’s recruiting drive continues, the Red Room is on her trail — and they’ll pull out all the stops to get her back! Can the geniuses of G.I.R.L. find a way to save her from being dragged back to the bunker? And can the original Wasp, Janet Van Dyne, help Nadia forge a fresh future? Collecting issues #1-8. DEC181065

WEST COAST AVENGERS #8 $3.99 Page 46
Kelly Thompson and Gang Hyuk Lim
Kate Bishop’s ex Noh-Varr is back in town in a big way and needs her help with something weird. Do exes ever come back for normal reasons?! (They do not.) That’s right, something foul is afoot in the City of Angels, and surprisingly, it’s not the newly formed Masters of Evil West Coast (or that Dutch Oven guy). No, this reeks of the Hollywood Elite with a seriously gross tinge of “cult,” and it will take all of the West Coast Avengers working together — uncomfortable love triangles and personal problems be damned — in order to save the day. Sexy undercover mission, here we come! DEC180938

X-23 #9 $3.99 Page 81
Mariko Tamaki and Diego Olorteguie
The mystery surrounding the X-Assassin grows, as Laura investigates its origins and Gabby does her best to find the humanity deep in its robot heart… But the X-Assassin isn’t the only threat facing the sisters! DEC181002

X-FORCE #3 $4.99 Page 77
Ed Brisson and Dylan Burnett
Ahab has returned to exterminate X-Force! What twisted schemes is Ahab conducting that has attracted the attention of X-Force? The team has begun to put the pieces together, but will they figure it out in time to stop mass genocide? DEC180996

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