LGBTQ Previews November 2018 Part 2

Hello there! This month’s graphic is a promo image of Steve Orlando’s Electric Warriors mini series from DC. A heads up to Legion of Super Heroes fans because Orlando may be setting things up with DC’s timeline i this mini to help pave the way back for the teens from the future! See, there’s a Dominator on the left! It’s proof!

So much for not even the appearance of witty banter. Let’s just get to it….right after the following….

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 MY AINSEL #8 $3.99 Page 110
Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell
As Wednesday continues to gather the old Gods, Shadow’s past comes back in both good and bad ways, threatening to throw his new town comforts into disarray. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series! SEP180273

THE PROBLEM OF SUSAN AND OTHER STORIES HC $17.99 Page 103
Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell & Various
From New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner-award winning artist P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, and Paul Chadwick comes a fantasy graphic novel anthology of essential Gaiman stories. Two stories and two poems. All wondrous and imaginative about the tales we tell and experience. Where the incarnations of the months of the year sit around a campfire sharing stories, where an older college professor recounts a Narnian childhood, where the apocalypse unfolds, and where the importance of generational storytelling is seen through the Goldilocks fairytale. These four comic adaptations have something for everyone and are a must for Gaiman fans! SEP180261

STRANGER THINGS #3 $3.99 Page 100
Jody Houser and Stefano Martino
He knows there are doors to the other side; he just has to find them before the demogorgon finds him. Will “The Wise” always does what is best for the “Party” but how long will that keep him alive in the Upside Down? Based on what happened to Will in season 1 of hit Netflix show Stranger Things. SEP180255

DC

BATGIRL #29 $3.99 Page 17
Mairghread Scott and Paul Pelletier
In the finale of “Art of the Crime,” Batgirl may have uncovered Grotesque’s real plot, but that only means she knows the real danger that faces Jim Gordon and the GCPD! Can Barbara take down Grotesque before he pulls off a massive heist and ruins the GCPD’s rep in the process? Maybe, but it won’t be a paint-by-numbers job! SEP180448

BATGIRL VOL 4 STRANGE LOOP $19.99 Page 64
Hope Larson & Various, Sami Basri & Various
After the Maid of Mischief infects Barbara Gordon’s company party with a killer virus, Batgirl must embark on a wild goose chase around the city to find a cure. Then, Batgirl begins an investigation into attacks targeting women in Burnside, but she’s not the only one searching. Collects issues #18-24 and stories from #25. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXVIII #7 (JUL180720) SEP180538

BATMAN & THE SHADOW THE MURDER GENIUSES TP $16.99 Page 68
Scott Snyder, Steve Orlando, and Riley Rossmo
While investigating the murder of a Gothamite, Batman identifies his prime suspect as Lamont Cranston. But there are two problems with that: first, Batman is not aware of Lamont’s alter ego as the master detective known as the Shadow; second, and more importantly, Cranston seems to have died over half a century ago! Collects Batman/ The Shadow #1-6. SEP180557

CATWOMAN #3 $3.99 Page 23
Joelle Jones and Fernando Blanco
A secret hideout is supposed to be just that–secret. So how did her new villain’s criminal crew know where to plant an explosive in Selina’s new pad? As if that blow-up weren’t bad enough, the cops come calling and arrest Selina for murder. Locked up without bail, Catwoman finds that she isn’t very popular in jail, and must fight the other inmates just to stay alive and avoid a shiv. Will she make a deal with her new nemesis, that cagey Creel, or is orange the new black for Selina’s foreseeable future? SEP180459

DC NUCLEAR WINTER SPECIAL #1 $9.99 Page 7
Paul Dini, Steve Orlando, Mark Russell, Cully Hamner, Phil Hester, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Yasmin Putri. & Various
The holidays are tough enough as it is, but when you’re living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland (or, you know, 2018) the world can seem bleaker than ever. So do yourself a favor this holiday season, break out your best eggnog and enjoy 10 all-new stories featuring the World’s Greatest Heroes, including looks at the futures of Batman, Superman and the Flash, as well as many more denizens of the DC Universe. SEP180425

DEATHSTROKE #37 $3.99 Page 27
Christopher Priest and Ed Benes
“Deathstroke: Arkham” continues! It’s Groundhog Day for Deathstroke. After experiencing a strange encounter with an inmate claiming to be an alien, Slade Wilson wakes up in Arkham Asylum as if nothing happened, and the only person who believes him is Harvey Dent, a.k.a. Two-Face! But can Two-Face be trusted? (Not likely.) And what machinations does Hugo Strange have in store for Deathstroke? SEP180465

ELECTRIC WARRIORS #1 $3.99 Page 9
Steve Orlando and Travel Foreman
A new tale of the future DC Universe, set in a previously unexplored timeline–the Cosmic Dark Age!
Years after the Great Disaster, the Earth has started to rebuild and rejoin the universal coalition. In order to prevent a galactic war, different worlds throughout the known cosmos have created a new system of competitive combat to give each participating planet their own voice in the intergalactic struggle. Each world has one diplomatic gladiator, chosen to possess the Electric Seed and fight for their homeland as the Electric Warrior! Each fighter forsakes their personal life in the name of peace. So what happens when Earth can’t choose a single combatant and sends two instead? The bruiser War Cry represents the humans of Earth, while Deep Dweller, a shape-shifter from the Octopus Tribe, represents the animal kingdom. Can they maintain one common goal, or will they tear Earth’s tenuous coexistence to shreds and destroy the rest of the universe with it? Oh, and War Cry also has a powerful relic from Earth’s past: Superman’s cape! SEP180428

FLASH #58 & 59 $3.99 Page 33
Joshua Williamson, Rafa Sandoval, and Jordi Tarragona
“Force QUest” part one! Following “Flash War,” Barry Allen remains the Flash, but he’s no longer the Fastest Man Alive! With Hunter Zolomon on the run, and new forces such as the Strength, Sage and Still Forces unleashed on the Multiverse, Barry must leave Central City behind and travel the world to learn the secret history of the Speed Force. [Captain Singh and Hartley Rathaway are a couple and make occasional appearances. It’s been a very long time though.] SEP180474

“Force Quest” part two! Next stop: Gorilla City! The Flash’s next destination on his new training mission is the stomping grounds of his longtime foe Gorilla Grodd. But instead of a primate paradise, he finds the kingdom in ruins! Flash must use his CSI skills to uncover who destroyed Gorilla City, but the discovery of a brand-new villain means Barry isn’t the only person researching the true origins of the Speed Force. SEP180476

HARLEY QUINN #53 & 54 $3.99 Page 33
Sam Humphries, Sam Basri, and Neil Googe
Harley and failed Female Fury Petite Tina go road-tripping! With their lives a roaring dumpster fire, Harley and Tina decide to get out of town for a mini-vacay, and wind up driving each other crazy instead. An unplanned detour leads them to run afoul of a new baddie called Minor Disaster, whose so-called “Disaster Dial” only causes small calamities such as texting your ex and pooping your pants. Harley and Tina must now put their differences aside to stop Minor Disaster before she spells disaster for them both! SEP180480

Harley and failed Female Fury Petite Tina go road-tripping! With their lives a roaring dumpster fire, Harley and Tina decide to get out of town for a mini-vacay, and wind up driving each other crazy instead. An unplanned detour leads them to run afoul of a new baddie called Minor Disaster, whose so-called “Disaster Dial” only causes small calamities such as texting your ex and pooping your pants. Harley and Tina must now put their differences aside to stop Minor Disaster before she spells disaster for them both! SEP180482

HARLEY QUINN VOL 1 HARLEY VS APOKOLIPS $16.99 Page 75
Sam Humphries, Christopher Sebela, John Timms & Various
New series writer Sam Humphries’ run on Harley Quinn begins here! While on a tropical vacation, Harley Quinn is kidnapped by two Female Furies from Apokolips–and they’re making her an offer she can’t refuse: join the Furies, get super- powers and do anything she wants! It’s a sweet deal, and all Harley has to do in return is hunt down rogue Fury Petite Tina. The bad news: Petite Tina is anything but petite! Hope that hammer got an upgrade, Harley. Collects Harley Quinn #43-49. SEP180583

INJUSTICE 2 ANNUAL #2 $4.99 Page 38
Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo, and Juan Albarran
Injustice 2 ends here–so as the story segues into/sets up the Injustice 2 video game, we take one final look back. Batman and Superman’s alliance was torn apart years ago by the events of Injustice. But when Bruce Wayne receives unexpected visitors, he is reminded of a happier time when Clark was his savior. A time of the World’s Finest friendship. SEP180489

INJUSTICE 2 HC VOL 4 $24.99 Page 76
Tom Taylor, Daniel Sampere & Various
Batman looks for allies in an unexpected place–the Phantom Zone and what he finds may change the course of his war with Ra’s al Ghul! The Dark Knight leads his team–including Harley Quinn, Catwoman, Plastic Man, Green Arrow and Black Canary–to Superman’s abandoned Fortress of Solitude in hopes of freeing the Teen Titans from their years-long exile in the Phantom Zone. But the Fortress isn’t abandoned, and more than just the Titans are about to escape the Phantom Zone! It’s a rescue with unexpected casualties, and success will require the return of one hero near death and another one long vanished! Collects Injustice 2 #18-24. SEP180586

INJUSTICE VS THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #5 $3.99 Page 39
Tim Seeley and Freddie Williams II
Betrayed by Skeletor and fearing the power Darkseid gained in his attack on Castle Grayskull, Superman takes up arms with his old compatriots. But will their combined might be enough to win a battle against a foe armed with the Anti-Life Equation? SEP180490

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 $3.99 Page 3
James Tynion IV and Frazer Irving
“Drowned Earth” part three! It’s Batman, in a full-body cast, versus the Legion of Doom! Get a ringside seat for the craziest fight in comics as a bedridden Batman battles The Joker, Lex Luthor, Gorilla Grodd and Sinestro! Meanwhile, Aquaman locks tridents with Poseidon and Mera discovers an ancient secret that could change the fate of Atlantis–and the entire Earth forever! SEP180418

JUSTICE LEAGUE AQUAMAN DROWNED EARTH #1 $4.99 Page 1
James Tynion IV and Howard Porter
“Drowned Earth” part one! The Ocean Lords–ancient sea gods with a grudge against Aquaman and Wonder Woman–invade the Earth with an alien army and flood the globe. As Batman, Superman and the Flash race to stop the waters from rising and turning everyone into aquatic monsters, Mera seeks the advice of an old enemy, and Arthur must face down Black Manta…or lose his connection to the ocean forever! SEP180412

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #5 $3.99 Page 35 Page 40
James Tynion IV, Daniel Sampere, and Juan Albarran
Wonder Woman’s magic act…banned! The DCU’s magical community collectively freaks out and forbids Wonder Woman and the JL Dark team from meddling in magic anymore after the disastrous events of the “Witching Hour” storyline. The team seeks refuge in the only place they can think of: Detective Chimp’s inherited, magical realm of Myrra–but not everyone is happy to bow to the new Nightmaster! So how can things get worse for the sorcery super-team? One word: dragons! SEP180491

NIGHTWING will return to the list when Scott Lobdell is no longer the writer.

NIGHTWING TP VOL 1 THE BLEEDING EDGE $16.99 Page 79
Ben Percy, Chris Mooneyham & Various
Benjamin Percy’s run on Nightwing begins here! Change is on the horizon for Dick Grayson. A new technologist sets his sights on Bludhaven, creating a holographic, interconnected city where everyone is an individual and part of a larger network. It’s the Internet made physical. Gentrification on gigabyte-laced steroids. But when this new utopia encroaches on his turf, Nightwing starts to uncover a sinister plot based not on revenge…but on a reckoning. Collects issues #44-48 and annual #1. SEP180596

PLASTIC MAN #6 $3.99 Page 46
Gail Simone and Adriana Melo
It all ends here! Will Plastic Man survive an attack by…another Plastic Man? And if he manages that, will he survive a face-off against the super-villain who set up that first battle? And what about the rest of the super-cabal standing by to see the outcome of those fights? And then…you know what? Let’s have some faith in Mr. O’Brian, who has eeled his way out of all sorts of trouble so far. SEP180502

SUPERGIRL #24 $3.99 Page 54
Marc Andreyko and Evan Shaner
Supergirl goes bar-hopping in space! Hot on the trail of Rogol Zaar, Supergirl is on the hunt for the Krypton killer’s mysterious cohorts known as the Circle. That quest finds the Maid of Might kicking over rocks at a scuzzy intergalactic dive bar, where she runs into Ambush Bug of all people–not to mention a wretched hive of scum and villains who want to kill her, too. But before Supergirl can track down Krypton’s former location, her suit’s yellow sun energy starts to run out, which is going to leave her gasping in the vacuum of space! SEP180514

TITANS #29 & 30 $3.99 Page 58
Dan Abnett and Minkyu Jung
“Marooned” part one! After their battle with Storrm above the Drowned Earth, the Titans find themselves lost…in space! Stranded on an alien planet–far away from their Earthbound responsibilities, with no means of getting home–they’re forced to fight against an enemy that has been lurking in the shadows since the inception of this version of the Titans: their own inner demons. And maybe some outer demons as well! SEP180521

“Marooned” part two! Stranded on an alien world with no means of travel, Beast Boy finally succumbs to his more monstrous tendencies and could become the most dangerous thing on an already dangerous planet. The Titans are forced to square off against a savage and gargantuan Garfield! Will the Titans be able to maintain their fractured team in the face of extraterrestrial adversity and sinister secrets coming to light? And even if they can, how on Earth will they ever get back home? SEP180523

UNEXPECTED #6 $2.99 Page 60
Steve Orlando and Ronan Cliquet
It’s a showdown at Castle Frankenstein with the souls of Berlin on the line as Hawkman, Neon and Firebrand battle Onimar Synn to possess the unstable Nth metal isotope. Plus, June Robbins’ secret rescue plan features the whirlwind reveal of a hero from Dark Nights: Metal, not to mention the most important tombstone in the DC Multiverse! Prepare yourself for a shocking last-page reveal, which goes to a place not seen in the DCU in over a decade. SEP180526

WONDER WOMAN #58 & 59 $3.99 Page 59 Page 14
G. Willow Wilson and Cary Nord
“The Just War” part one! A new era of Wonder Woman begins as best-selling writer G. Willow Wilson makes her return to DC with art star Cary Nord joining the series! Far below Themyscira, Ares, the God of War, has been imprisoned for generations, repenting his past sins. But his new cellmate Grail may have an unexpected effect on him and the plan they’ve come up with will change Themyscira and the world forever! When Wonder Woman rushes to Eastern Europe to rescue Steve Trevor from a mission gone wrong, she’ll find herself face-to-face with a very new, very different God of War! SEP180440

“The Just War” part two! It’s true, Ares has been reborn on Earth–but has he changed for the better? Of all the role models in the world, he seems to have chosen Wonder Woman?! Diana and Steve Trevor better watch their backs, because Ares isn’t the only creature of myth to find his way to Man’s World…and he’s not the only resurrected Olympian either! SEP180443

WONDER WOMAN THE GOLDEN AGE TP VOL 2 $29.99 Page 85
William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter
The earliest stories of the Amazon Warrior are collected here in Wonder Woman: The Golden Age vol. 2, featuring the adventures of Wonder Woman as she tackles corruption, oppression and cruelty in the early days of World War II and battles Paula Von Gunther, Cheetah and other wartime threats. Collects Sensation Comics #15-24, Wonder Woman #4-7 and Comic Cavalcade #2-5. SEP180625

VERTIGO / YOUNG ANIMAL

THE BOOKS OF MAGIC #2 $3.99 Page 21
Kat Howard and Tom Fowler
Tim embraces his access to magic, trying to do as much as he can as quickly as his power will let him. Overwhelmed by enthusiasm and impatience, he ignores Dr. Rose’s warnings and fails to consider the consequences of his actions. And they could be dire. SEP180457

DOOM PATROL #12 $3.99 Page 29
Gerard Way and Dan McDaid
Something normal is happening to the Doom Patrol. Which means not weird, since their own normal is very weird. There are mysterious forces at work, unseen hands rewriting history, and the change is so gradual, the team doesn’t even necessarily see how much they are changing. The end of our second big Doom Patrol arc leads into big things to come next month! Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXVII #10 (OCT170345) SEP180471

DOOM PATROL TP VOL 2 NADA $16.99 Page 71
Gerard Way, Nick Derington & Various
Flex Mentallo, Robotman, Rebis, Crazy Jane and more are back to twist minds and take control. The most prevailing question in Vol. 2? What is S**t, and why is everyone eating it? Cliff doesn’t like it, but Casey can’t get enough. Sure, Cliff doesn’t like a lot of stuff, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong to be suspicious this time around. Meanwhile, we find out where Lotion the cat got off to, and how his journey has changed him. Life on the streets has made him an entirely different animal! Collects issues #7-11. Resolicited from Previews Vol. XXVIII #2 (FEB180259) SEP180568

THE DREAMING #3 $3.99 Page 30
Simon Spurrier and Bilquis Evely
As the Dreaming slips deeper into chaos, its frightened denizens yearn for strong leaders to guide them back to greatness. Enter Judge Gallows: nightmare of the major arcana, terror of the old frontier, whose thoughts and actions come knotted in hemp. Released from Morpheus’ black chest after a century in the dark, he may not be merciful–but he’s always right.
His first case? Lucien’s fitness to lead. SEP180473

HEX WIVES #2 $3.99 Page 36
Ben Blacker and Mirka Andolfo
The wives of Desert Canyon still don’t know the secret power they possess. Their husbands continue their campaign of insidious manipulation. Izzy hears scratching in the walls. A cat jumps into a cake. Blood is spilled. And the creepiest sex scene in all of comics. SEP180487

HOUSE OF WHISPERS #3 $3.99 Page 37
Nalo Hopkinson and Dominike “Domo” Stanton
What doctors are calling “Cotard’s Delusion”–the disease Latoya contracted from the mysterious book–is beginning to spread across the Waking World, trapping the souls of its victims in the Dreaming, so that their corporeal bodies are mere husks, waiting for death to take them. Likewise, Erzulie is still trapped within the Dreaming, and her personality begins to shift, expressing fewer of her love-and -desire qualities, and developing more of her warrior persona, known as Erzulie Dantor. She may not be looking for a fight, but what function does a warrior have outside of battle? SEP180488

LUCIFER #2 $3.99 Page 43
Dan Waters, Max Fiumara, and Sebastian Fiumara
Lucifer is angry. His captor revealed, the Morningstar swears to escape and have his revenge. Elsewhere: a lavish masquerade is held in the depths of the Great Plague, an aspiring drunk discovers a gateway to another world, and the cat is very much not what it seems.SEP180496

IDW/ TOPSHELF

BLACK CROWN OMNIBUS TP VOL 1 $24.99 Page 167
Rob Davis, Philip Bond, Tess Fowler, Tini Howard, and more
The quarterly compendium of comics + culture is collected in one seriously thick paperback! Main features include “Tales from the Black Crown Pub” by award-winner Rob Davis; “Cud: Rich and Strange” by bandmates/co-writers Will Potter & Carl Puttnam and artist Philip Bond, and “Cannonball Comics” by Leah Moore and Dilraj Mann. Special features include “Hey, Amateur,” “Beat Surrender,” creator interviews, and a (ghost) walking tour through Canon Street where the characters commingle and corrupt. All this plus the first issues of Black Crown launch titles: Kid Lobotomy, Assassinistas, and Punks Not Dead make this a must-have package of the latest in art and alchemy!
Advance solicited for December release! SEP180775

EUTHANAUTS #5 $3.99 Page 166
Tini Howard and Nick Robles
Thalia has learned that you don’t get to the afterlife without breaking a few eggs and planting a few seeds. In this issue-people die. Some of them stay quiet about it. When the ego is destroyed, what remains? Find out in the final issue of our first arc, Ground Control. SEP180771

HOUSE AMOK #4 $3.99 Page 167
Christopher Sebela and Shawn McManus
Dylan is sane again and trapped inside her family’s madness as it drags them all further across America and deeper down a rabbit hole full of delusions and murder. But as the attacks from the forces of the Elders begin to warp the world and even their own home on wheels, Dylan will have to choose between saving her family or saving herself. SEP180776

JUDGE DREDD UNDER SIEGE TP $15.99 Page 158
Mark Russell and Max Dunbar
Tense, gritty action as Judge Dredd keeps law and order in the chaos that is Mega-City One. When all contact with Patrick Swayze Block is lost, Dredd and Judge Beeny are tasked with investigating. As they battle lawlessness and rampant criminality, they discover a threat to the city that they must contain at all costs. Advance solicited for December release! SEP180742

MAGIC THE GATHERING CHANDRA #1 $3.99 Page 160
Vita Ayala and Harvey Tolibao
The boundless multiverse of Magic: The Gathering returns to comics! In the wake of tragedy, Planeswalker and pyromancer Chandra Nalaar strikes out on her own, looking for new challenges and seeking justice. From the towers of Ravnica to the graveyards of Innistrad and beyond, she’ll find plenty of the former. The justice she’ll have to make for herself.SEP180750

REAL SCIENCE ADVENTURES NICODEMUS JOB #5 $3.99 Page 148
Brian Clevinger and Meredith McClaren
It would be a dang shame if all that planning and heisting was for nothing and our heroes ended up captured. Or worse! Gosh, I hope that doesn’t happen. But, hey, this is the final issue and this isn’t an ongoing series and these guys don’t have a movie deal or an ’80s cartoon franchise to back them up, so anything goes! Celebrating 10 years of Atomic Robo with the deepest dive into the history of his world yet! SEP180703

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BLACKBIRD #2 $3.99 Page 67
Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel
The Great Beast has kidnapped Nina’s sister and the only way to find her is to follow a trail of magic gems, hidden symbols, and a handsome stranger. Can he put Nina onto the trail of the mystic creature she’s after? SEP180143

CROWDED #4 $3.99 Page 70
Christopher Sebela, Ro Stein,and Ted Brandt
Following their move into (much) closer quarters, Charlie and Vita get to know each other better. But the results might be more disastrous than the incompetent crowdfunded gunmen hunting them across Los Angeles. As Vita struggles with the fallout of losing her only sense of security, Charlie looks for a way to slip free of her leash, placing her directly in the crosshairs of Trotter, who’s hoping his hugest kill yet will launch him back to the top of death charts. SEP180151

CRUDE TP VOL 1 $16.99 Page 58
Steve Orlando, Garry Brown, and Lee Loughridge
Killers once feared Piotr Petrovich. Now, they’ve sent his son home to him in a body bag. Haunted by his failures, Piotr journeys across Russia to learn what type of man his son really was while hunting the bastards who killed him. And once Piotr finds them, they will learn to fear him once more…GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Steve Orlando and artist Garry Brown deliver an emotional, bone-shattering account of murder, masculinity, and mayhem. Collects #1-6 SEP180081

EVOLUTION #12 $3.99 Page 74
James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joe Infurnari, and Jordan Boyd
End of story arc. Kavallis. Since issue #1, this cult has made their presence felt in the lives of three strangers across the globe. Now, Kavallis will push them all to the point of no return. What these three choose will affect all of humanity. SEP180162

FLAVOR TP $16.99 Page 59
Joseph Keatinge, Wook Jin Clark, and Tamra Bonvillain
Image Comics’ most delicious young adult culinary fantasy is served up in a collected edition! Within a strange walled city, an unlicensed chef discovers a mystery that threatens to end it all. Join Joseph Keatinge and Wook Jin Clark on this culinary epic adventure-FLAVOR-where chefs are the ultimate celebrity and food is the most valued commodity. Featuring culinary consulting and an introduction by Ali Bouzari, renowned food scientist and author of the IACP Award-winning cookbook Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food. Perfect for readers of Bone and Lumberjanes, but with way more crepes-and the world’s cutest dog! Collects #1-6 SEP180090

INJECTION DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 1 $49.99 Page 60
Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire
Five ambitious, brilliant, crazy people poisoned the 21st century. They soon drifted apart, following their own eccentric specialties. And then, one by one, they realised how deep the poison went, and how badly they’d broken the planet. Injection is the story of a team of geniuses who ended the world, and then tried to save it. Injection Deluxe edition vol. 1 contains the first three volumes of the acclaimed series by New York Times bestselling writer Warren Ellis, Eagle Award-winning artist Declan Shalvey, and Eisner Award-winning colorist Jordie Bellaire. SEP180098

JOOK JOINT #2 $3.99 Page 77
Tee Franklin and Alitha Martinez
Tonight at the Jook Joint, the blood runs as hot as the music as Mahalia and her coven face an attack at the bar. Meanwhile, young mother Heloise has the chance to get away with murder. Will she use it, and take revenge on her sadistic husband? SEP180173

MAGIC ORDER #6 $3.99 Page 80
Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel
Last issue. This explosive miniseries climax is a high-octane magical battle of good versus evil, as the remaining Magic Order wizards make a last stand against Madame Albany and the forces of darkness. Family bonds are tested, blood is spilled, and black magic threatens life as we know it. SEP180188

MAN-EATERS #3 $3.99 Page 81
Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk
A Visit From Aunt Flo, Day Three. Maude suspects that the cat lady downstairs may be part of a cult. The toilet is clogged by a strange blockage in the septic system. And a recent spat of deadly mauling attacks takes its toll on the community. Plus: bonus backmatter featuring art and words by smart, angry teens! SEP180190

RAT QUEENS #13 $3.99 Page 84
Kurtis J. Wiebe and Owen Gieni
“The Infernal Path” part three. Lost in the dark in the Under Pit, the Queens struggle to find their way back to the surface. Meanwhile, Dee enjoys a slice of heaven in Heaven. SEP180197

RAT QUEENS DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 2 $39.99 Page 61
Kurtis J. Wiebe and Owen Gieni
The Queens are back! Palisade is still a rat-infested hellhole, and Violet, Hannah, Dee, Betty, and the brand-new Queen, Braga, are the only hope of saving it! It’s been a long time since they’ve done a good slaughter, so join them as they get back to the basics of killing monsters and drinking away the profits! This is a fresh, hilarious new take on the Rat Quens with new artist Owen Gieni! Collects Rat Queens volume 2 #1-10, Rat Queens: Orc Dave Special #1, and extras. SEP180107

SLEEPLESS #9 $3.99 Page 88
Sarah Vaughn and Leila Del Duca
Poppy faces her first night with her new husband. If anything happens the way she plans, it will go down in history. SEP180209

SNOTGIRL takes a break.

STELLAR #6 $3.99 Page 89
Joseph Keatinge and Bret Blevins
Last issue. Stellar confronts the one enemy who’s plagued her across her entire life. Witness the power of Stellar unleashed in this climactic battle! SEP180213

SUNSTONE VOL 6 $16.99 Page 63
Stjepan Sejic
Mercy part one. How can you teach a broken heart to trust again? How can you embrace each other with hands clinging to your past? Why do you always need to pee after I tie you up? Anne and Alan have more than a few questions to answer as we expand on the story of Sunstone with this new story arc — Mercy. SEP180122

UNDERWINTER QUEEN OF SPIRITS TP $16.99 Page 64
Ray Fawkes
There is a witch who holds the key to the afterlife and has the power to send ghosts back into the world of the living. She is the Queen of Spirits, and the cold dead will do anything-anything-to get to her. When disaster strikes and a huge mass of ghosts rise to converge on her location, an already broken community is subjected to the truly shocking effects. Critically acclaimed creator Ray Fawkes returns to the genre-breaking world of Underwinter with this all-new original graphic novel! SEP180129

UNNATURAL VOL 1 AWAKENING $9.99 Page 64
Mirka Andolfo
Leslie J. Blair is a simple pig girl. She loves sushi, and she hates her job. Her world is dominated by a totalitarian government that interferes in the personal lives of its citizens, punishing transgressors for so-called “unnatural” relationships. Leslie dreams of something different for herself, but these dreams are becoming dangerous. And, when she wakes up, she thinks she’s being watched… The hit Italian comic, an erotic fantasy/romantic suspense series by Mirka Andolfo, will take you to a colorful but terrible world full of anthropomorphic creatures-but light on personal freedoms. Collects #1-4 SEP180132

WALKING DEAD #185 $3.99 Page 90
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano, and Cliff Rathburn
On guard. Things are quiet at the Hilltop, but there is a storm brewing on the horizon. SEP180216

WICKED & DIVINE: FUNNIES ONE SHOT $3.99 Page 56
Kieron Gillen, Various, Jamie McKelvie, and Matt Wilson
Every ninety years gods are reborn as dogs. They are good dogs. They are very good dogs. In two years, they may have learned how to sit, which is one of several (count ’em!) stories in this special. As The Wicked + The Divine prepares for its final arc, we invite a bunch of friends over, pass out the fizzy pop and sherbet and have a lovely time. Join us! SEP180061

MARVEL

Thanks to Mike McDermott for his advice with post Secret War Marvel books, including paraphrased info included here!

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3 $3.99 Page 68
Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli
Storm Of The Dead! Nebula unleashes a Thor of nightmares! Hordes of Asgardian dead ravage the Shi’ar Empire! The galaxy is falling to Nebula and her Naglfar Armada and so far Angela’s ragtag team is powerless to stop her. But there is a debt to be paid and lives to be saved. The Asgardians of the Galaxy grow desperate as Nebula carves a bloody path to her revenge! SEP180950

ASTONISHING X-MEN #17 $3.99 Page 74
Matthew Rosenberg and Greg Land
It’s X-Men vs. Reavers vs. Sentinels! But in this battle royale, who will come out on top? And will Havok finally prove himself to be the X-Man he claims to be? SEP180966

BLACK PANTHER #6 $3.99 Page 45
Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jen Bartel
“The Intergalactic Empire Of Wkanda” part 6 – the end of arc 1! T’Challa and the Maroons renew their war against the Empire. But N’Jadaka is watching — and he knows exactly how dangerous the Black Panther can be. Witness at last the rise of Emperor N’Jadaka and the Exalted Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda! SEP180908

CHAMPIONS #26 $4.99 Page 38
Jim Zub and Max Dunbar
In a world of magic and glory, the Champions can take hold of what they desire, but not without a price. Plus, how can Snowguard protect the North, when she’s not even on planet Earth? SEP180893

DOCTOR APHRA #26 $4.99 Page 86
Simon Spurrier and Emilio Laiso
Doctor Aphra – worst among equals! On the run from the law in an alien city, Doctor Aphra can’t stray more than a few paces from her companion without both of them blowing up. Time to cooperate, right? Except, unfortunately, her companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderdroid who’s more interested in her death than playing nice. A brand-new misadventure for the galaxy’s foremost amoral archaeologist starts here! SEP180989

DOMINO #8 $3.99 Page 77
Gail Simone and David Baldeon
A real pain in the neck! Pale skin…long hair…skintight black bodysuit… No, not Domino…it’s Morbius the Living Vampire! SEP180972

EXILES #10 $3.99 Page 76
Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodrigues
The Court of Caliph Doom! Even in a world of magic carpets and wish-granting lamps, Doctor Doom rules with an iron fist! And strangers are not welcome in this fairy-tale land. Can Blink’s growing team escape this eternal Arabian Night before Doom gains ultimate power? SEP180970

HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: CLAWS OF A KILLER $14.99 Page 109
Charles Soule, Mariko Tamaki, David Marquez, Paulo Siqueira, Butch Guice, and Mack Chater
Where’s Wolverine? To find a hunter, you need a squad of hunters! And as word spreads that Logan may have returned from the grave, a handful of Wolverine’s greatest adversaries will come together to track him down and put him back there. But the brutal and horrific nightmare that Sabretooth, Daken and Lady Deathstrike uncover could lead to more pain and death than even these vicious killers can handle! Is any healing factor powerful enough to survive a horde of flesh-eating zombies?! And what could these poor walking deadlies have to do with Logan’s return? The clock is ticking as Sabretooth, Daken and Deathstrike slice their way through the leagues of the undead and they won’t all make it out alive! Collecting Hunt For Wolverine #1 and Hunt For Wolverine: Claws Of A Killer #1-4. SEP181011

ICEMAN #3 $3.99 Page 72
Sina Grace and Nathan Stockman
And his amazing friends! Guest-starring Spider-Man and Firestar! Iceman is on a blind date…but what’s a super hero date without a mad villain to crash it? What’s Iceman to do but call his Amazing Friends?! SEP180960

INFINITY WARS: INFINITY WARPS #1 $3.99 Page 29
Ryan North, Mariko Tamaki, Jim Zun, Natacha Bustos, Francisco Herrera, and Ozgur Yildirim
When you gaze into the warp…you get more stories of mad Two-In-One heroes! Read about the Star Siblings of the Warped Universe – Mister Invisible and Hot Rocks, the Terrific Two! Then, see how the covert programs of the Green Room created the gamma-powered Green Widow! And join Moon Squirrel and Tippysaur as they save the planet from SEP180868

MIGHTY THOR VOL 5 DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR $24.99 Page 100
Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, Walter Simonson, James Harren, Jen Bartel, Ramon Perez, and others
Marvel Legacy hits Asgard with a bang — the death of the Mighty Thor! The final judgment comes as the Mangog arrives. The War Thor meets the beast head-on, but even the bloodthirst of this Ultimate hammer-wielder pales in comparison to the Mangog’s might! The battle rages as Jane Foster’s cancer takes a turn for the worse, and she might not have to wait for the final judgment at all. The clock is ticking, the War of the Realms is spreading and Mjolnir cannot save her this time. Can even the legendary Hercules help avert disaster? It’s the beginning of the end — one that will lead to the most dramatic finale in the Marvel Universe. The tragic and heroic story of Jane Foster finally reaches its heart-rending zenith! Collecting Mighty Thor (2015) #700-706 and Mighty Thor: At The Gates Of Valhalla. SEP181006

MOON KNIGHT LEGACY VOL 2 $19.99 Page 121
Max Bemis, Paul Davidson, Ty Templeton, Jacen Burrows, and others
Marc Spector’s true origin revealed! His multiple personalities stem from a traumatic event in his childhood, one that will soon shape Moon Knight’s future! And even as Spector faces this internal crisis, he must take on his most disturbing foe yet, the multi-limbed amalgamation of bodies and brains called the Collective! Can Marc, Steven, Jake and Moon Knight avoid being subsumed into the creature’s subconscious? And when a group of psychotic killers gather for a gruesome feast, will Moon Knight dish out their just desserts or become the main course?! At the end of his rope, Marc takes a much-needed excursion with his oldest enemy! Welcome to the nightmare-scape of Ra’s domain here be monsters! And as old enemies return, Moon Knight comes face-to-face with his demons in an oversized anniversary spectacular! Don’t miss it! Collecting Moon Knight (2017) #194-200. [Longtime Moon Knight (gay) cast member Frenchie Du Champ has been making appearances.] SEP181020

MS MARVEL #36 $3.99 Page 60
G Willow Wilson and Nico Leon
Embiggened Potential! Ms. Marvel’s powers are back in order! But that doesn’t mean things get simpler. The next big step for Kamala Khan begins here! [Wilson wrote a coming out story for cast member Zoe Zimmer.] SEP180938

RUNAWAYS #15 $3.99 Page 56
Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka
Nico’s magic has always been painful, an inheritance from her parents she had to hurt herself to use. At last, she learns the shocking source of the Staff of One’s power, and things will never be the same. There’s a battle on the horizon. Will the Runaways still have a sorcerer on their side? SEP180930

SHATTERSTAR #2 $3.99 Page 70
Tim Seeley and Carlos Villa
With a simple act of violence, Shatterstar’s life was turned upside down. Nothing makes sense anymore…except for a pair of double-bladed swords and more bloodshed. So much more Bloodshed. SEP180956

SHE-HULK BY CHARLES SOULE TP COMPLETE COLLECTION $34.99 Page 132
Charles Soule, Javier Pulido, Ron Wimberly, Jason Masters, and Langdon Foss
Writer Charles Soule brings his legal expertise to Jennifer Walters, attorney at law, A.K.A. the sensational She-Hulk! With a solo law practice, a new paralegal who is far more than she seems and a mounting number of personal enemies, Jen might have bitten off more than she can chew! Especially with clients like Kristoff Vernard, son of Doctor Doom and Captain America himself! Meanwhile, She-Hulk and Hellcat must uncover the deeply buried conspiracy found in the mysterious Blue File! And when someone important to Jen is killed, she won’t let it stand — but who can she trust? Giant-Man lends a big hand — and Jennifer Walters takes on Matt Murdock in the Marvel trial of the century! Plus: Titania! Deadpool! And will She-Hulk’s holiday party spell the end of her practice? Collecting She-Hulk (2014) #1-12, Wolverines #13 and material from Gwenpool Special #1.SEP181030

SHURI #2 $3.99 Page 47
Nnedi Okorafor and Leonardo Romero
The Search For T’Challa Begins. The king of Wakanda has been missing for weeks. Now, his little sister is tired of waiting. It’s time for Shuri with a little help from Storm of the X-Men to go save her brother for what must be the millionth time. But Wakanda expects the princess to take the throne and the Panther mantle once again. Can Wakanda survive without a Black Panther? Can Shuri? SEP180911

SPIDER-GIRLS #1 $3.99 Page 34
Jody Houser and Andres Genolet
A Spider-Geddon tie in. Spiderling’s parents have gone to fight the Inheritors! Now she has to prove that May Parker and Anya Corazon made the right choice bringing her on their mission! The mysteries of the Spider Society have been protected for centuries, but our heroes are running out of time to unravel them! And if the Inheritors learn about their mission, the Spider-Girls won’t just be racing the clock — they’ll be running for their lives! SEP180885

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #38 Page 56
Ryan North and Derek Charm
Squirrel Girl is dead! .is what you’d be saying if you only read the cover of our last issue and NOT the contents, in which we revealed a shocking twist: Squirrel Girl is alive? Yes! The good news is, everyone’s favorite squirrel-themed super hero is alive and well! But the bad news is: Whoever replaced her was a shape-shifting alien Skrull, and now Team Doreen doesn’t know who to trust! Mysteries deepen and allegiances are tested in this issue as a shocking Skrull is revealed! It’s not Nancy, though. Nancy’s great. SEP180929

UNCANNY X-MEN #1 – 3 $7.99 (#1) / $3.99 Page 2
Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberd, Mahmud Asrar, and others
The Children Of The Atom Are Back!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be…their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson, Matthew Rosenberg and Kelly Thompson ) and all-star artists Mahmud Asrar, R.B. Silva, Yildiray Cinar and Pere Perez join forces to bring you X-Men Dissassembled?! SEP180791

UNSTOPPABLE WASP #2 $3.99 Page 57
Jeremy Whitley and Gurihiru
Nadia and Janet made a commitment to each other — once a week, no matter what their schedules are like, they have a girls’ night out! But when a founding Avenger and a current Champion hit the town, no matter how cute their outfits are, trouble follows! Meanwhile, tensions are high as the rest of G.I.R.L. prepares for their big science expo debut! SEP180932

WEST COAST AVENGERS #4 $3.99 Page 39
Kelly Thompson and Stefano Caselli
If the team thought a 50-Foot Woman version of Tigra was trouble, just wait till they get a load of her “friends.” That’s right, it’s close encounters of the very large and destructive kind as the West Coast Avengers try to save the day from B-movie-monster-sized threats roaming Los Angeles! And while her team takes the direct approach, Kate Bishop finds herself in a compromising position when trying to get ahead of the game… Is she going to end up on the wrong side of this battle?! SEP180896

X-23 #6 $3.99 Page 79
Mariko Tamaki and Georges Duarte
Back to school? Laura and Gabby go undercover as teacher and student to uncover a deadly secret. Will Gabby be teacher’s pet? Will Jonathan? SEP180974

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