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Generations Meet:
The symbol of a phoenix has always been a powerful icon in the legacy of Marvel Comics. From the early adventures of the X-Men to the crossover hit Avengers vs. X-Men, the arrival of its fiery feathered form has always been a beacon for change. This week, the Phoenix returns as part of Generations, the latest Marvel masterpiece of storytelling. But that’s not all! Secret Empire races the last leg of its race, with a brand new issue as well as a slew of tie-ins! Over at DC, the Superman family of books get ready for action as the likes of Supergirl, Superwoman, Action Comics, and New Super-Man come out in full force! All of that plus we continue to celebrate the centennial birthday of Jack Kirby with the new Mister Miracle series, Inhumans, and some Marvel True Believers specials! So what are you waiting for? Read on, dear readers! Read on!

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Long Live the King:
The Inhumans have a “complicated” family dynamic. The early days of the Inhumans are exposed as the Boltagon legacy is explored like never before. A king in training. A brother destined for madness. When their father is attacked, Black Bolt and Maximus spring into action to save their leader but can they stay in control? Or are they doomed to destroy their own family? Inhumans Once & Future Kings #1 is by Christopher Priest and Phil Noto, with a Lockjaw back-up by Ryan North and Gustavo Duarte.

Through the Fire and Flames:
Jean Grey has had a lot to deal with lately. The time-displaced teenager has had to deal with foes from the Ultimate Universe, the world of Secret Empire, and finding a way home. But now, she has to face her own destiny! When Jean Grey is cast through time she comes face to face with the Phoenix! What horrors will the past reveal to her? Will she be able to escape fate? Generations Phoenix & Jean Grey #1 is by writer Cullen Bunn and artist RB Silva.

X-Ceptional Women:
The Brood have returned! With hundreds of the alien menace swarming her and no end in sight, can Laura dig deep and defeat the monstrous beings? Will the Guardians of the Galaxy be able to help Wolverine’s cause or will they just get in the way? All-New Wolverine #23 is by writer Tom Taylor with Leonard Kirk on art. Elsewhere, Jean Grey needs help to recuperate after her harrowing adventure with the legendary Thor. Time for a tune-up and a team-up! Guest starring Psylocke! Jean Grey #5 is by writer Dennis Hopeless and artist Anthony Piper.

Deadpool on the Hunt:
A lot has changed in the Marvel Universe since Deadpool last killed it. Time for some fresh blood! Deadpool faces off against the likes of Ms. Marvel, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Moon Girl, Devil Dinosaur, and even Moon Knight! Plus, he’s got something extra special in store for the unbelievable Gwenpool! Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again #3 comes from the creative team of writer Cullen Bunn and artist Dalibor Talajic.

Live Free or Die Hard:
The Suicide Squad have a new leader and a new mission! But are they in over their head? The Suicide Squad is hunting for the Justice League of America, and they have Batman and Killer Frost in their sights! It’s round two of the Justice League vs. the Suicide Squad! And what does all of this mean for Amanda Waller and her latest conflict overseas? Suicide Squad #23 is by writer Rob Williams with art by Agustin Padilla.

Justice League Action:
There’s a crisis in the microverse! Ever since the beginning of DC Rebirth, Ryan Choi has been hunting for his mentor, scientist Ray Palmer. But in order to find him, the Justice League of America has to think big and get small! Justice League of America #12 is by writer Steve Orlando with art by Ivan Reis. Then, it’s a team up of titanic proportions! The Justice League has followed the Power Rangers to Angel Grove, but are they too late to save it from the might of Lord Zedd and Brainiac? Justice League Power Rangers #5 is by writer Tom Taylor and artist Stephen Byrne.

All Grown Up:
With a traitor in their midst, the Titans reach their breaking point as Nightwing reveals his shocking prime suspect! As tempers flare and distrust spreads, the team is forced to face a new conspiracy! This would be so much easier if Trident wasn’t attacking Manhattan at the same time! Titans #14 is by writer Dan Abnett and artist Brett Booth. Meanwhile, the battle for Bizarro wages on in Red Hood and the Outlaws! Red Hood and Artemis find themselves face to face with Lex Luthor to try and save the life of Bizarro. What does Luthor have in store for his one-time companion? Red Hood and the Outlaws #13 is by writer Scott Lobell with art by Dexter Soy.

Miracle Man:
Scott Free is the greatest escape artist that has ever lived. How great is he? So great that he escaped the gruesome orphanage of Granny Goodness and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across the stars and wind up on Earth! Now, with his wife Big Barda by his side, Mister Miracle has to perform the ultimate trick that he’s never pulled off. He has to escape death! But first, he has to die. The great legacy of Jack Kirby’s Fourth World is re-imagined in Mister Miracle #1 by Tom King and Mitch Gerads.

Horrors Unleashed:
The sleepy, sunny town of Redlands, Florida seems quaint enough. But beneath the tropical bliss lies a nefarious secret waiting to get out! The police are failing horribly to maintain control of the town as a coven of killer witches plan to take everything away from them and the people who live there! This summer, hide your bibles! Redlands #1 comes from Jordie Bellaire and Vanesa Del Rey!

Believe it,
G-Man, Henry and John!

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