"CREATE THE FUTURE, DESTROY THE PAST!" From the mind of comic book innovator JONATHAN HICKMAN, comes the exhilarating time-traveling epic, PAX ROMANA. The creator of THE NIGHTLY NEWS brings his unique sensibility to science fiction and the result is a visually stunning look at a new history of the world.
PAX ROMANA tells the tale of 5000 men sent on an impossible mission to change the past and save the future. It's the end of the world: Will they succeed, or will they fail?
Pax Romana #1 (of 4) from Image Comics
Here comes Green Arrow/Black Canary #1, following from Green Arrow/Black Canary 'Wedding Special', this new series will feature Connor Hawke (son of the original Green Arrow) and everyone's favorite girl in black fishnet stockings Black Canary. The two are joining forces to track down who shot Ollie. This will be the beginning of two in their tales; Dead Again: part 1 "Here comes the bride".
The new Green Arrow/Black Canary team investigates the shocking results of the Wedding of the Century in an all-new adventure that brings the Star City-crossed lovers together! Written by Judd Winick (Formerly on Outsiders, Barry Ween); Art and cover by Cliff Chiang (Human Target).
From "the House of Ideas" Marvel presents; X-Men: Die by the Sword #1 (of 5) , Writer Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men from 1975-1991); Artist Juan Santacruz brings together the parallel jumping Exiles and Excalibur to team-up to try to stop the world from being destroyed (nothing new that the X-Men can't handle).
Also from Marvel Comics; Part two of 'One More Day' continues in; Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man #24, who will Peter lose out of the storyline? Written by J. Michael Straczynski (Amazing Spider-Man); Art by Joe Quesada (EIC of Marvel). Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man #24 will ship in two covers (50-50 split), one by old school cover by Quesada and the Mary Jane cover by Marko Djurdjevic.
Dynamite Entertainment brings; Sword of Red Sonja: Doom of the Gods #1, Writer Luke Lieberman; Art Lui Antonio (debut). The follow up from the four part mini series Red Sonja vs. Thulsa Doom.
Out of Dark Horse Comics; Umbrella Academy #1 (2nd printings) by Gerard Way, will be available this week for those of you that have missed out.
Superman Doomsday animated movie, from producer and director Bruce Timm (who brought Batman: 'The Animated Series' and Justice League Unlimited). Based off the comic series 'The Death of Superman', by Dan Jurgens.
'When Lexcorp accidently unearths the intergalactic serial killer Doomsday, Superman battles the creature head-on in the fight of his life. The world collectively mourns it's fallen hero; humanity realise it will never feel truly safe again. Superman's enemies rejoice - all but Lex Luthor, who grieves the loss of his own demented manner, setting off a chilling chain of events that even he couldn't have foreseen'.
Starring Adam Baldwin (Firefly) as the voice as Superman, James Marsters as Lex Luthor (Buffy) and Anne Heche as reporter Lois Lane.
Invincible Vol 1 'Family Matters'; Co-created and written by Robert Kirkman (Marvel Zombies & Walking Dead); Art by Corey Walker and also co-creater. "Probably the best superhero comic book in the universe!". If you haven't read or heard about Invincible, it's time you check it out. The first trade contains the first four issues. The story follows a boy named Mark whose dad is a well known superhero (Superman-ish), eventually Mark discovers he has his own powers and the adventure begins. Like Spider-Man, Invincible deals with teenage turmoil and the responsibility of trying to be a superhero. 5 out of 5 spuds!!!
Exploding from the pages of 52 and exploring the timeline of the DC Universe comes a new monthly book featuring the greatest super-hero history will never know: Booster Gold!
Following the universe altering conclusion of 52, Booster Gold wants what's due to him -- a spot on the Justice League of America! But the time stream's in trouble, and Booster Gold is in the center of it! Now he must make a choice: reclaim his former glory or do the right thing, forgoing the credit.
ALL-NEW Booster Gold will take you through time and space, to the greatest moments of the DCU that have happened and will happen.
"52 Pick-Up" begins in this extra-sized issue #1! Someone is exploiting the ravaged time stream, hoping to eliminate the world's greatest heroes -- and only Booster Gold can stop them. But, really -- Booster Gold? Why him? What does Rip Hunter truly want? And what shocking figure is behind it all?
The All-New Booster Gold from DC Comics
The greatest team-up title of all time is back! A proud DC tradition is restored as writer Mark Waid (52, SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES) and legendary artists George P?rez (THE NEW TEEN TITANS, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS) and Bob Wiacek (ORION) put Batman and Green Lantern on the trail of what could be the greatest weapon in the DCU!
The trail leads to Ventura, the gambling planet--wanna bet what'll happen if they don't get their hands on the weapon?
This issue will feature two covers by George P?rez, Cover A spotlights Batman; Cover B spotlights Green Lantern!
The Brave and The Bold #1 from DC Comics
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