LGBTQ Previews May 2019 Part 2

Welcome to the second part of May’s LGBTQ Previews featuring comics, graphic novels, and collections from Dark Horse, DC, Image, IDW, and Marvel. George Takei’s biographical account of life while confined to a Japanese internment camp based is the subject of the graphic novel They Called Us Enemy published by IDW/Topshelf. Do you love Monstress from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda? Now you can buy pins featuring Kippa and Ubasti Coffee! More American Gods, Black Hammer, and a Laguardia trade at Dark Horse! Love Golden Age Wonder Woman stories? There’s a new omnibus over 800 pages collecting more of Marston’s and Peter’s work! Over at Marvel it’s a fairly heavily saturated War of the Realms tie in month! YMMV on mega event tie ins.

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: MOMENT OF THE STORM #2 $3.00 Page 110
Neil Gaiman, P Craig Russell, and Scott Hampton
The battling gods have a momentary ceasefire as they mourn a death in their ranks. However, the “vigil” that Shadow wants to be a part of may end up being more than he can handle. MAR190289

BLACK HAMMER 45 FROM WORLD OF BLACK HAMMER #3 $3.99 Page 111
Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, Matt Kindt, and Sharlene Kindt
The Black Hammer Squadron, with the aid of a familiar hero, continue on their perilous mission to save acclaimed scientist Herman Greenbaum and his family from the Nazis. However, with a battle between Nazarova’s Soviet mechs and the fabled Ghost Hunter raging above the Greenbaum’s heads, time may be running out! MAR190293

BLACK HAMMER AGE OF DOOM #11 $3.99 Page 111
Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, and Dave Steward
Lucy comes face to face with someone she would never expect, as the only solution to the ongoing fight against Anti-God is revealed! MAR190297

CALAMITY KATE #3 $3.99 Page 129
Magdalene Visaggio, Corin Howell, Valentina Pinto
Delving into Kate’s past, we discover what brought the monster hunter to the West Coast, and the painful destruction of a relationship. As Kate feels she has adjusted to her new locale, a face from her past throws everything in Kate’s life out of control. MAR190351 (Howell/Pinto cover) / MAR190352 (Jenn St-Onge cover)

INVISIBLE KINGDOM #3 $3.99 Page 131
G. Willow Wilson and Christian Ward
On the Sundog, Grix is desperately fleeing Lux and running out of fuel. On Duni, Vess wrestles with her spiritual doubts and the newfound knowledge that she is not alone. When she responds to the Sundog’s mysterious distress signal, the unlikely pair will learn too quickly that there is no turning back now. MAR190360

LAGUARDIA TP $19.99 Page 132
Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford
In an alternate world where aliens have integrated with society, pregnant Nigerian- American doctor Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka, has just smuggled an illegal alien plant named Letme Live through LaGuardia International and Interstellar Airport and that’s not the only thing she’s hiding. She and Letme become part of a community of human and alien immigrants; but as their crusade for equality continues and the birth of her child nears, Future-and her entire world-begins to change. Written by Nnedi Okorafor, Hugo and Nebula award- winning author and the writer of Marvel’s Shuri, this deluxe trade paperback collects issues #1-#4 of the miniseries and includes artist sketches and afterword from the author. MAR190361

MINECRAFT TP VOL 1 $9.99 Page 116
Sfe R. Monster and Sarah Graley
The first graphic novel set in the world of the gaming phenomenon Minecraft! Tyler is your everyday kid whose life is changed when his family has to move from the town he’s always known. Thankfully, Tyler has a strong group of friends forever linked in the world of Minecraft! Tyler, along with his friends Evan, Candace, Tobi, and Grace, have been going on countless adventures together across the expanses of the Overworld and are in need of a new challenge. The group decides to go on the Ultimate Quest-to travel to the End and face off against the ender dragon! MAR190319

STRANGER THINGS SIX #1 $3.99 Page 104
Jody Houser, Edgar Salazar & Various
A teenage girl with precognitive abilities, has struggled through a lifetime of exploitation only to end up the pawn of a government agency that wants to harness her powers for its own ends. You’ve seen the show Stranger Things, but this is your first glimpse of the strangeness that happened before the series began! MAR190270

TOMB RAIDER OMNIBUS TP VOL 1 $29.99 Page 118
Gail Simone, Rhianna Pratchett, Derlis Santa Cruz & Various
Collected in a softcover omnibus for the very first time, and with over 450 pages of material, this is a must-have for all Tomb Raider fans! This collection fully compiles issues #1-#18 of Dark Horse’s 2014 Tomb Raider series, as well as a bonus prequel issue to Crystal Dynamics’ highly successful 2013 reboot of the franchise, Tomb Raider: The Beginning. MAR190320

DC

BATGIRL #35 $3.99 Page 19
Mairghread Scott and Paul Pelletier
After Batgirl’s discovery of the Terrible Trio’s bid to control the Gotham underworld, she’s immediately off to investigate–starting with the group’s muscle…the Shark! Can Babs use her wits to survive a showdown with this bro turned bruiser? Or is he just a warm-up for the battle to come against this band of wild criminals? MAR190485

BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #1 $3.99 Page 1
James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II
The 80th anniversary of Batman collides with the 35th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in this stunning concluding miniseries to the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trilogy. Our heroes have battled the evil of the Foot Clan in Gotham City and Bane in New York, but now Krang has gotten his hands on the most dangerous technologies in the DC Universe–and no universe is safe from his wrath! Co-published with IDW. MAR190456

CATWOMAN #11 $3.99 Page 26
Joelle Jones and Fernando Blanco
Asking the question, “Who is Selina Kyle?” has gotten folks hurt in the past…but this time it’s Selina asking about herself. Meanwhile, the disgraced Creel family are marshalling their resources to make a return to Villa Hermosa and claw their way back to the top. MAR190498

CATWOMAN ANNUAL #1 $4.99 Page 27
Joelle Jones and Elena Casagrande
Selina Kyle walks a fine line in the criminal underworld. A thief herself, she’s regularly on the wrong side of the law, while her personal life gives her crooked colleagues plenty of reason to distrust her. When Catwoman finds herself at the center of a dark plot full of violence and intrigue, she’ll have to decide which side she is on…and who she can trust. If a leopard can’t change its spots, and a leopard is a cat…can Catwoman ever escape her own destiny? MAR190500

DEATHSTROKE #43 $3.99 Page 10
Christopher Priest and Carlo Pagulayan
“The Terminus Agenda” finale! It’s code red for the Teen Titans as their plan to capture and imprison Deathstroke has backfired in the worst possible way. Mercy Hall is on lockdown, and all the super-villains have escaped their cells! As the villains team up to take down their captors, Deathstroke makes one final attempt at “fixing” Damian-will Damian finally abandon Batman’s code to save his friends from certain death? MAR190471

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER #1 $9.99 Page 12
G Willow Wilson, Mariko Tamaki, Joshua Williamson, Dan Didio, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzin, Stejpan Seijic, Tom Raney, Cully Hamner. Kyle Hotz, Cian Tormey, and others
“Who let the dogs out?” DC does this summer as we unleash the beast within and join Krypto and Superman, Bat-Cow and Batman, Wonder Woman and Ferdinand and many more for eight sun-kissed stories in this can’t-miss animal-sized spectacular! MAR190475

FEMALE FURIES #4 $3.99 Page 36
Cecil Castellucci and Adriana Melo
Is there life beyond the confines of Apokolips? Scott Free, the future Mister Miracle, is about to find out. But when Big Barda plays a role in his escape, it could spell trouble not just for her potential promotion to the role of the leader of the Female Furies, but to the very existence of the Furies. The women warriors already have too many secrets among them, and if one is exposed, all are exposed. But which of Darkseid’s minions holds the true key to their destruction? Could it possibly be Granny Goodness herself? MAR190514

HARLEY QUINN #61 $3.99 Page 40
Sam Humphries and Sami Basri
Harley Quinn welcomes new series artist Otto Schmidt! Harley travels to Gotham City to blow off some steam with her friend Catwoman in the best way she knows how… No, not a bank robbery… Game Night! But the good, clean fun soon turns into a nightmare when they discover that the game is cursed, and that they’ve inadvertently turned Gotham City into something straight out of a fantasy RPG! Now, with the entire city gone insane, Harley Quinn is the only one who remembers reality…but will anyone believe her? MAR190519

JUSTICE LEAGUE #23 $3.99 Page 44
Scott Snyder and Jorge Jimenez
“The Sixth Dimension” chapter four! Our heroes have been banished to the prison planet of villains by the World Forger. Stuck with no way of escape, the team hatches a plan to defeat the World Forger and get back to their dimension with the help of a new ally, but where is Superman?! MAR190525

JUSTICE LEAGUE #24 $3.99 Page 45
James Tynion IV and Francis Manapul
“The Sixth Dimension” chapter five! The League’s plan is in full swing, but one member of the team isn’t on board with their message and sides with the World Forger! Betrayed, there’s only one person who can turn the tide of this battle. Can Superman find the strength to escape his prison planet and save the Justice League, or is the League doomed to live out their days trapped in the Sixth Dimension?! Page 35

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #11 $3.99 Page 46
James Tynion IV and Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno
Wonder Woman and Zatanna have found Mordru, the Lord of Chaos, but when they bring him to the rest of the team, they learn about the destruction Doctor Fate and his Lords of Order have wrought on the world. Time is running out to save magic from the Otherkind, so Zatanna makes a deal with Mordru in the hopes of saving the day. She should’ve known though–to fight the Lords of Order, they would need to become the Lords of Chaos! MAR190529

MARTIAN MANHUNTER #5 $3.99 Page 51
Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo
J’onn J’onnz is no longer the sole survivor of the planet Mars! The vicious criminal Charnn somehow survived the epidemic of H’ronnmeer’s Curse–and now he’s here on Earth! To survive his attack, J’onn will need Diane’s help–but even after he told her everything, what secrets is she hiding? MAR190536

NIGHTWING #61 $3.99 Page 53
Dan Jurgens and Chris Mooneyham
Detective Alphonse Sapienza may be a natural-born leader, forged through his many years with the GCPD, but does that give him what it takes to lead the Night-wings when their lives are endangered as never before? As fires that seem to have a mind of their own rage through Bludhaven targeting cops, the team is up against its greatest test yet. Joined by Ric Grayson, how will the Nightwings save the city’s finest from a red-hot vendetta and the city’s newest villain, Burnback? MAR190539

NIGHTWING KNIGHT TERRORS TP $19.99 Page 79
Benjamin Percy, Scott Lobdell, Fabian Nicieza, Travis Moore, Chris Mooneyham, and Garry Brown
A young Dick Grayson hopes to escape the shadow of the Bat and earn the title of Nightwing, while an older Dick Grayson must deal with a blow he did not see coming. A common enemy unites the timelines: the Scarecrow! This story explores the mythology and nightmarish development of classic Batman villain Dr. Jonathan Crane! This great new jumping-on point is perfect for readers wanting to catch up with Dick Grayson! Collects issues #50-56.MAR190588

RED HOOD OUTLAW #34 $3.99 Page 55
Scott Lobdell and Pete Woods
Jason Todd heads to France to expand the Iceberg Lounge’s sphere of influence–or are his motives more ambitious? Meanwhile, the Penguin gains an unexpected ally in his bid to topple the Red Hood, but the DCU’s greatest Outlaw is busy battling a threat from his past who feels like his recent aspirations might threaten more than just Gotham City. Brace yourselves for the shocking return of Essence! [Included because Lobdell is using Bunker in a story line.] MAR190543

SUPERGIRL #30 $3.99 Page 59
Marc Andreyko and Eduardo Pansica
If you want to do something right, do it yourself–the crystalline Lord Gandelo is tired of sending others to kill Supergirl and has arrived to destroy the Girl of Steel herself! It’s an all-out fight as crystal battles steel–and Supergirl must choose between avenging Krypton and sparing a wicked life. MAR190549

SUPERMAN LEVIATHAN RISING SPECIAL #1 $9.99 Page 14
Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, Greg Rucka, Marc Andreyko, Yanick Paquette, Steve Lieber, and Mike Perkins
An all-star roster of writers and artists highlight the new threat of Leviathan, but also tees up new ongoing series for Jimmy Olsen by writer Matt Fraction and artist Steve Lieber, and Lois Lane by writer Greg Rucka and artist Mike Perkins, coming in June! As Leviathan enacts a plan to take down Superman, it’s up to Lois, Jimmy and the heroes of the DC Universe to rescue the Man of Steel. MAR190478

TEEN TITANS #30 TERMINUS AGENDA $3.99 Page 11
Adam Glass, Christopher Priest, and Bernard Chang
“The Terminus Agenda” part epilog! Every decision has consequences, and after the shocking events of DEATHSTROKE #43 (trust us, you don’t want to miss it!) it’s time for Damian and the rest of the Teen Titans to take stock of what they’ve done. But the team barely has time to process before a new threat emerges in the form of Crush’s absentee father…Lobo! MAR190473

TITANS TP VOL 6 INTO THE BLEED $19.99 Page 83
Dan Abnett, Bruno Redondo, Clayton Henry, and Minkyu Jung
Stranded on an alien planet, the Teen Titans are forced to fight their own inner demons. Then, the Titans must square off against a savage and gargantuan Beast Boy! Can the Titans maintain their fractured team in the face of extraterrestrial adversity and sinister secrets coming to light? Collects issues #29-36. MAR190604

WILD STORM #23 $3.99 Page 63
Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt
The storm of accidents, deaths, mistakes, confusion and anger has led to this. Miles Craven has lost his grip and Henry Bendix has lost his mind. Angie Spica’s journey is ending. And so is life on Earth. MAR190555

WONDER TWINS #4 $3.99 Page 66
Mark Russell and Stephen Byrne
From the writer of two of the most critically acclaimed DC Comics of all time, it’s a mind-bending new look at DC’s new alien teen sensations…the Wonder Twins! It’s spring and love is in the air-even for the Wonder Twins!-as they try to adjust to life on Earth and as interns for the Justice League. After Jayne makes an impressive showing at her new school’s science fair, the twins both get dates that don’t go as planned but the bigger threat may come from Jayne’s best friend Polly Math, daughter of reformed villain Filo Math. MAR190560

WONDER WOMAN #70 & 71 $3.99 Page 64
G. Willow Wilson, Cary Nord, and Mick Gray
Wonder Woman, Steve Trevor and the goddess of love, Aphrodite, are pretty sure they’ve found Aphrodite’s missing son in this unremarkable suburban town–the fact that everyone here is compulsively driven to act on their secret desires is an awfully big clue! But if they actually want to talk to him, they’ll have to get through a flying army of…attack cherubs?! MAR190556

Aphrodite’s son just might know the secret to reuniting Wonder Woman with her long-lost family and home on Paradise Island…but even if he does–and is willing to tell her–would she be able to survive the journey? MAR190558

WONDER WOMAN THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS HC VOL 4 $125.00 Page 84
William Moulton Marston and H G Peter
In these tales from the late 1940s, Wonder Woman travels back to the 19th century to save a tribe of Incan women, helps a boxer who’s accused of murder, breaks up a ring of counterfeiters and more! Plus, Wonder Woman and the Holliday Girls accidentally land on Mercury and must find a way home. Collects Sensation Comics #70-89, Wonder Woman #26-34 and Comic Cavalcade #23-29. MAR190609

VERTIGO

BOOKS OF MAGIC #8 $3.99 Page 25
Kat Howard and Tom Fowler
A new storyline begins! After running away to Faerie, Tim Hunter finds himself forgetting why he fled home in the first place. Not that he’s complaining! Magic is so much more fun when consequences and math quizzes are no longer one’s main concerns. But what’s Titania, queen of the faeries, want with the young Tim Hunter, and why does it have Rose more protective of the boy magician than ever? MAR190497

THE DREAMING #9 $3.99 Page 33
Simon Spurrier and Abigail Larson
Chapter 9: “Entrances and Reflections.”
It seeks him here, it seeks him there, The nightmare seeks him everywhere. Is he in faerie, or among damned screams…? That doomed, elusive Lord of Dreams. MAR190509

DREAMING TP VOL 1 PATHWAYS AND EMANATIONS $16.99 Page 75
Si Spurrier, Neil Gaiman, Bilquis Evely, and Abigail Larson
In these tales from The Dreaming #1-6 and The Sandman Universe Special #1, Lord Daniel’s absence triggers crimes and calamities that consume the lives of those already tangled in his fate. Until he is found, his realm’s residents must protect its broken borders alone. But the most senior story-tellers are tormented by invasive secrets, Lucien is doubting his own mind, and beyond the gates, something horrific awaits with tooth and talon. MAR190577

GODDESS MODE #6 $3.99 Page 38
Zoe Quinn and Robbi Rodriguez
With the astonishing secret of Azoth revealed at last and the fate of the digital and analog worlds at stake, the Tall Poppies come into conflict over which is the best of very bad options, all of them fatal. As Cassandra agonizes over whom to side with, the girls’ true enemy makes their move. MAR190516

HOUSE OF WHISPERS #9 $3.99 Page 43
Nalo Hopkinson and Dominike “Domo” Stanton
To try and understand what is going on in her own story, Erzulie seeks to enlist assistance from the fearsome god of stories: Kwaku Anansi. However, the spider-god has many threads in his web, and who knows what price he may extract in unraveling the secrets of one. MAR190524

LUCIFER #8 $3.99 Page 49
Dan Waters, Max Fiumara, and Tiffany Turrell
Lucifer is in Duat. The gods of the Egyptian underworld consider whether to give the Devil the sanctuary he seeks–or whether to devour his heart. Meanwhile, the world’s witches arrive for a sabbath, and an act of blood magic does not go as planned. MAR190534

LUCIFER TP VOL 1 THE INFERNAL COMEDY $16.99 Page 78
Dan Waters, Neil Gaiman, Sebastian Fiumara, and Max Fiumara
This is the one true tale of what befell the Prince of Lies, the Bringer of Light–Lucifer. The blind, destitute old man, who lives in a small boarding house in a quiet little town, where nothing is quite what it seems and no one can leave. He’s trapped, you see? Trapped in a bizarre prison with no memory of how he got there or why. He has no recollection of setting out to find his offspring. He also does not remember that if he does not find him it could be the end of all things. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a cop who may have brain cancer is tasked with a mission: find and kill Lucifer. Collects Lucifer #1-6 and The Sandman Universe Special #1. MAR190584

IDW/ TOP SHELF

GLOW #3 $3.99 Page 161
Tini Howard and Hannah Templer
Based on the hit Netflix show! The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling quickly realize that there’s no way they’re going to be able to beat these real, muscle-y professional wrestlers! With morale low, Ruth has to come up with a new plan, and she’s going to make sure they win-even if they have to lose! MAR190691

PUNKS NOT DEAD LONDON CALLING #4 $3.99 Page 178
David Barnett and Martin Simmonds
Butch and Sundance! Bonnie and Clyde! Laurel and Hardy! History is littered with great double acts, but the ultimate boy-meets-ghost odd couple is no more as Fergie and Sid go their separate ways. While Sid heads off to look up old mates, Fergie finally meets his dad in London  Calling: “To the Imitation Zone.”
MAR190746

THEY CALLED US ENEMY $19.99 Page 147
George Takei, Justin Eisinger Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker
Advance solicited for July release! George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father’s-and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. In a stunning graphic memoir, Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentration camps, as one of over 100,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon-and America itself-in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. MAR190630

STAR WARS ADVENTURES #22 $3.99 Page 12
Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet
After losing the man she loves to a bounty hunter, Princess Leia embarks on a dangerous mission with R2-D2 and C-3PO in this exciting tale set just after The Empire Strikes Back! The second of three issues spotlighting the Original Trilogy! Variant cover by Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming, co-creator of Powers!MAR190644

WYNONNA EARP BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK TP $12.99 Page 173
Beau Smith, Tim Rozon, and Chris Evenhuis
Advance solicited for July release! There’s a prison break at Black Rock and it’s a family affair! Wynonna Earp, descendant of the legendary gunslinger Wyatt Earp, and her whole family are members of the U.S. Marshals Black Badge Division-a unit dedicated to protecting the world from all things that go bump in the night. Two of their greatest assets in the fight against evil are the Division’s relative secrecy and Black Rock Prison, the only facility capable of holding major paranormal threats, and both were just exposed. That means it’s time for Bobo Del Rey, Wynonna’s old enemy, to step up his plans on a breakout to free his brother. It’s family against family as the Earp clan and the Del Reys go head-to-head in a rip-roaring, knock-down, drag out fight to escape the Bad Day at Black Rock. Co-written by Tim “Doc” Rozon! MAR190734

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DIE TP VOL 1 FANTASY HEARTBREAKER $14.99 Page 70
Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans
WicDiv writer Kieron Gillen teams up with artist supernova Stephanie Hans for her first ongoing comic! Die is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning, unearthly horror they only just survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron’s in a rush, he describes it as “Goth Jumanji”, but that’s only the tip of this critically acclaimed obsidian iceberg. Collects Die #1-5. MAR190080

EVOLUTION #17 $3.99 Page 82
James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joe Infurnari, and Jordan Boyd
The sky is falling in on Abe, Claire, Rochelle, Hurwitz, and anyone unlucky enough to have wandered into their paths as their war against the Bug-and each other-gets bloodier. The end times of humanity are here. MAR190203

MAN-EATERS takes a break.

MONSTRESS #22 $3.99 Page 89
Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
Maika is forced to rethink her entire past and future when she finds herself in the center of a dangerous conspiracy against the Known World. MAR190225

MONSTRESS KIPPA & UBASTI COFFEE PINS $9.99 each Page 101
New Monstress pins! Show how much you love coffee and cats by sporting the emblem of the best cafe in the city of Pontus (Ubasti Coffee’s famed pastry chef will appreciate the advertising)! And Kippa fans, here’s a chance to carry the brave fox girl with you as she contemplates her next adventure into the unknown…
MAR190269 (Kippa) / MAR190268 (Ubasti Coffee)

PAPER GIRLS #28 $3.99 Page 90
Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chang
Part three of the final arc. Experience four timelines simultaneously in this tour de force issue. MAR190230

RAT QUEENS TP VOL 6 INFERNAL PATH $16.99
Kurtis J. Wiebe and Owen Gieni
The further adventures of the booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle-maidens-for-hire in the business of killing all the gods’ creatures for profit: Hannah the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human Cleric, Betty the Hippy Smidgen Thief, and Braga the Orc Princess. Rat Queens is a modern spin on an old-school genre, a monster-killing epic with a twisted sense of humor. Collects volume 2 issues #11-15, and Neon Static Special. MAR190119

SAGA DELUXE HC VOL 3 $49.99 Page 77
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
At long last, it’s finally time for the third massive hardcover collection of Saga, the critically acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy series from the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist Fiona Staples and writer Brian K Vaughn. Collecting 18 of the most shocking and impactful issue from the epic tale of Hazel and her star-crossed parents, this deluxe edition features a striking, all-new original cover from Staples, as well as exclusive, never-before-seen extras. Collects Saga #37-54. MAR190127

SNOTGIRL #14 $3.99 Page 95
Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung
The boys go out to celebrate Ashley’s bachelor party. Lottie lies low following an embarrassing incident. The past haunts Virgil. Wow, it sounds so cool when you put it in short, declarative sentences! Nice! MAR190246

UNNATURAL #9 $3.99 Page 96
Mirka Andolfo
Newspapers call her a killer, her allies are dead or beaten to a pulp, and her enemies are closing in on her. Oh, and she still has a major “inner demons” problem to face. So let’s agree that Leslie’s not in a good spot right now and just leave it there, all right? As we enter the third and final act of Mirka Andolfo’s epic, things get pretty serious; we learn more about the world of Unnatural and the secret origins of the Glance. Will Leslie be strong enough to survive all this, or is this really the end of the line for her? MAR190251

WALKING DEAD #191 $3.99 Page 97
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, and Cliff Rathburn
The Last Stand. Words are spoken. Alliances are broken. All the trouble that’s been brewing in the Commonwealth finally comes to a head. MAR190255

WICKED & DIVINE #44 $3.99 Page 98
Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
“Okay” part five. There’s one “i” in “decide” but two in “deicide.” I’m not sure if that tells you anything, but it sounds pretty enigmatic, right? MAR190257

MARVEL

AGE OF X-MAN NEXTGEN #4 $3.99 Page 74
Ed Brisson and Marcus To
The age of X-Man continues! The Age of X-Man is coming apart at the seams! The students are working on multiple fronts, but they need to put the pieces together before someone finds out! Someone may already be onto their trail! MAR190935

AGE OF X-MAN PRISONER X #3 $3.99 Page 77
Vita Ayala and German Peralta
The age of X-Man continues! One of the inmates holds the key to unlocking their true reality. Is it Beast? And who is really pulling the strings within the prison walls? MAR190940

AGE OF X-MAN X-TREMISTS #4 $3.99 Page 76
Leah Williams and Georges Jeanty
The age of X-Man continues! Northstar — the guiding light that keeps the traveler reassured they are going in the right direction. If only the name rang true for poor Jean-Paul. MAR190938

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9 $3.99 Page 22
Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli
War of the Realms tie in! New York City is overrun with Malekith’s invasion forces. Earth is inches from falling to the Dark Elf King. And with Thor missing in Jotunheim, All-Father Odin injured and All-Mother Freyja about to embark on a mission of her own, Valkyrie is one of the few gods left to face the onslaught. But her fate is intertwined with another. What of Annabelle Riggs, the mortal girl who shares the body of a god? The ride of the Valkyrie begins here! MAR190814

BLACK PANTHER #11 $3.99 Page 55
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jen Bartel
“The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda” The Gathering of My Name” reaches a turning point! The can’t-miss issue! Rising star Jen Bartel returns for the end of the second groundbreaking arc. Years ago, the Black Panther departed Earth for the stars — and discovered an empire bigger than he could have dreamed. Learn at last how the King of Wakanda found himself a slave in the Vibranium mines of a half-familiar world. T’Challa’s lost past is revealed here! MAR190902

CAPTAIN MARVEL #5 $3.99 Page 49
Kelly Thompson and Carmen Carnero
The final showdown at last! The battle with Nuclear Man comes to a head! Captain Marvel’s rebellion forces have launched their final desperate assault for control of the island. But Nuclear Man has an ace in the hole — and stopping him will take everything Carol’s got. The life of every man, woman and child on Roosevelt Island rests on Carol’s shoulders. She’s about to show Nuclear Man why they call her “Earth’s Mightiest Hero”! MAR190888

CHAMPIONS #5 $3.99 Page 25
Jim Zub and Steven Cummings
The War of the Realms rages across Midgard, bringing together heroes from across the globe to fight for our world against mythic evil. In the midst of this chaos, the Champions need…Scott Summers? Cyclops reunites with the Champions, all grown up! Page 44

DOCTOR APHRA #32 $3.99 Page 96
Simon Spurrier and Wilton Santos
Unspeakable Rebel Superweapon: part 1 A New Adventure Starts Here! After a year of close shaves, Doctor Chelli Aphra is taking it easy and lying low. Probably herding banthas or something. She’s smart like that, right? Nah, not really. The galaxy’s shadiest archaeologist is back doing what she does best: busting into alien temples to steal horrifying weapons for huge profit. She just can’t stop herself. But plenty of other people could. Powerful factions are watching closely: Rebel and Empire, familiar and strange – all calculating whether Aphra’s more useful alive… or dead. MAR190986

DOCTOR APHRA TP WORST AMONG EQUALS VOL 5 $24.99 Page 129
Si Spurrier, Emilio Laizo, and Caspar Wigngaard
Doctor Aphra — worst among equals! On the run from the law in a massive alien metropolis, Aphra has ten hours to cross the hostile megacity before the bomb implanted in her throat explodes. And don’t forget the pack of bounty hunters and crazed cops that are on her tail. No big deal, right? But there’s one more wrinkle: Aphra can’t stray more than a few paces from her companion without activating the bomb’s proximity alert and blowing both of them up. And that companion is Triple-Zero — a sadistic, murderous droid who’s more interested in Aphra’s death than in playing nice! With undead hunters, monster trappers and the foulest divisions of the Imperial war machine between Aphra and salvation, is this the end for the galaxy’s foremost amoral archaeologist? Collecting issues 26-31 and annual #2. MAR191023

DOMINO HOTSHOTS #3 $3.99 Page 82
Gail Simone and David Baldeon
Behold! The Creation Constellation! What does it do? You know, besides incite an international arms race between the most powerful governments in the world. MAR190946

GIANT MAN #1 & 2 $3.99 Page 21
Leah Williams and Marco Castiello
War of the Realms tie in! On the shoulders of giants! At the behest of All-Mother Freyja, four men must rise to monstrous heights and infiltrate the most savage territory of New Jotunheim: Florida! MAR190809

Four of the biggest men in the Marvel Universe are on a mission in Frost Giant territory: kill the patriarch of all Frost Giants himself, Ymir, on behalf of Lady Freyja. But how exactly will they penetrate Laufey’s forces? By becoming masters of disguise! MAR190812

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #4 $3.99 Page 47
Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw
At the mercy of the Goddess of Death! Hela’s dreams of resurrecting Thanos are finally within reach. But what will the Guardians have to sacrifice in order to prevent that? [Phyla and Moondragon, or at least a version of them, are in the series.] MAR190884

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 #6 $3.99 Page 52
Eve L Ewing and Kevin Libranda
Miles Morales has gone missing! Who better to search for him than someone he’s never actually gotten along that well with?! Riri and Miles find themselves caught in an unexpected trap and will have to work together if they’re going to make it out in one piece. MAR190895

MAGNIFICENT MS MARVEL #3 $3.99 Page 61
Saladin Ahmed and Minkyu Jung
A group of aliens are sure that Ms. Marvel is the chosen one they’ve been waiting for. But IS she? Something seems fishy with these aliens, and to get to the bottom of it, Kamala will embark on her first big space adventure! You’ll never guess who she’s bringing along as backup! MAR190911

MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #6 $3.99 Page 44
Saladin Ahmed and Javier Garron
Who is Starling?! And is she single? Er, we mean, is she going to help stop Tombstone, or is she about to make the .45-thousand-caliber war for Brooklyn even deadlier? The last thing he needs is another complication at school. Good thing high school is, like, a very chill, logical place — oh wait. MAR190877

RUNAWAYS #21 $3.99 Page 58
Rainbow Rowell and Andres Genolet
Chase is proud to be the Runaways’ handyman, co-breadwinner, steadfast supporter…well, their dad? But Chase is headed for DISASTER. Hold on to your hearts, Steiniacs! Plus: Find out what threat has Karolina rainbow-ing out this issue! MAR190906

SHURI #8 $3.99 Page 54
Nnedi Okorafor and Rachel Stott
Shuri takes up the Black Panther mantle once again! Nnedi Okorafor returns alongside rising star artist Rachael Stott with a brand-new arc! But this is a Black Panther you’ve never seen before — one who will change Wakanda forever. Something has stolen pieces of the Djalia, the plane of Wakandan memory, and it’s up to the Princess of Wakanda to save it. But for every piece of the Djalia lost, a piece of Shuri disappears as well. Will a new suit be enough to save herself and her nation?
MAR190900

STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #2 $3.99 Page 95
Jody Houser and Roge Antonio
Betrayal among the ranks! The TIE fighter pilots of Shadow Kings come under fire from what appear to be their fellow imperials! Has the influence of the Rebellion stretched further than anticipated? Or is there something more sinister at work? MAR190984

SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #6 $3.99 Page 45
Christos Gage and Mike Hawthorne
Super Otto magic continues! Doctor Strange and Superior Spider-Man have to team up to save Otto’s new love from a horrific possession courtesy of Master Pandemonium. But, as with everything with Otto Octavius, this is not your typical team-up and will turn the whole “heroes fight, then heroes team up” trope on its head. Don’t miss the latest installment of the most surprising comic on the stands!!! [Max Modell and Skein/ Moth are in the supporting cast.] MAR190881

THANOS #2 $3.99 Page 51
Tini Howard and Ariel Olivetti
Nature vs nurture! Did Thanos make Gamora who she is, or was she always the deadliest assassin in the galaxy? Plus, see the origins of Thanos’ Black Order! MAR190892 / MAR190893 (Bartel cover)

TONY STARK IRON MAN #12 $3.99 Page 26
Gail Simone and Paolo Villanelli
War of the Realms tie in! A war needs weapons — but Tony Stark once vowed that he’d never build weapons again! So why’s he hunkered down with Screwbeard the Dwarf in Avengers Mountain? And what is he making? MAR190825

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #44 $3.99 Page 24
Ryan North and Derek Charm
War of the Realms tie in! The other nine realms have fallen, Earth is under attack and the only one who can save us is Doreen Green, aka Squirrel Girl. So that’s terrific. We’re in great hands and don’t need to worry at all! Phew. Or at least we would be, if it weren’t for the complicating factor of an ancient Asgardian Squirrel Chaos God who’s decided she wants to be…friends?? In this issue, Squirrel Girl and Ratatoskr fight Frost Giants…and their unspoken assumptions about each other! This arc is a War of the Realms tie in, but it’s also an awesome stand-alone story that you don’t need to be reading all the other comics to get! Don’t tell Marvel. MAR190819

UNCANNY X-MEN #17 & 18 $3.99 Page 72
Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Gomez, and Carlos Villa
First…the X-Men lose one of their own. Then…the new Black King of the Hellfire Club makes a move. MAR190933/ MAR190934

UNSTOPPABLE WASP #7 & 6 $3.99 Page 62
Jeremy Whitley and Alti Firmansyah
What do you do when your quasi-adopted stepdaughter reveals that she’s never had a birthday party, and doesn’t even know when her birthday is? Well, if you’re Janet Van Dyne — Original Avenger, Winsome Wasp, Pym Labs C.E.O. and Fashion Designer — you throw together the best last-minute birthday party the Marvel Universe has ever seen. But what happens when Nadia’s fellow Red Room graduate Bucky Barnes, A.K.A. the Winter Soldier, crashes the party? MAR190913

What do you do when your quasi-adopted stepdaughter reveals that she’s never had a birthday party, and doesn’t even know when her birthday is? Well, if you’re Janet Van Dyne — Original Avenger, Winsome Wasp, Pym Labs C.E.O. and Fashion Designer — you throw together the best last-minute birthday party the Marvel Universe has ever seen. But what happens when Nadia’s fellow Red Room graduate Bucky Barnes, A.K.A. the Winter Soldier, crashes the party? MAR190915

WEST COAST AVENGERS takes a break?

X-23 #12 $3.99 Page 80
Mariko Tamaki and Diego Olorteguie
What truths lie behind the Harvest Company?Stryfe comes face-to-face with Kid Cable! But which side will X-Force stand with? And does it mean the end for Laura and Gabby Kinney? MAR190943

X-FORCE #7 & 8 $4.99 Page 81
Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett and Damian Couceiro
Stryfe comes face-to-face with Kid Cable! But which side will X-Force stand with? MAR190944

X-Force is trapped in the future! But what kind of future is it? MAR190945

X-FORCE TP VOL 1 SINS OF PAST $15.99 Page 126
Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett, and Damian Couceiro
The ’90s mutant militia is back, teeth gritted and hot for blood! After decades of combat, the man called Cable has fallen in battle! Now, his original X-Force team of Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Boom-Boom and Warpath reunite to hunt down his murderer and avenge his death! But when their target is a time-traveling younger version of Cable himself, is there a line X-Force cannot cross? And what does Deathlok have to do with this time-traveling insanity? A reckoning will come — and if X-Force is lucky, most of them just might survive it! But wait — according to Cable’s history, he didn’t arrive in the present day until well into adulthood. So what changed to bring his younger self here, now? Prepare to learn the truth, in a high-octane mutant adventure as only the original X-Force can deliver! Collecting issues #1-5. MAR191020

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