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Welcome back to a super week in comics!

The Man of Steel is back in the limelight, red trunks and all, thanks to Brian Michael Bendis, as Superman #1 hits the shelves next week with super covers by Adam Hughes, Ivan Reis, David Mack, and more!  Plus, two of the world’s greatest heroes celebrate incredible milestones with Flash #50 and Wonder Woman #50! Everyone’s favorite web spinner has a first issue as well, with Amazing Spider-Man #1, sporting a spiffy Midtown Comics Exclusive cover by J. Scott Campbell. Oh, and we just happen to be hosting a signing with writer Nick Spencer! Merry Marvel also has a wealth of new Star Wars action as well as X-23 #1 and Old Man Logan #43! There’s all that and so much more happening next week, so dive in for cool comic goodness!




Spotlight on savings:
Catch up on some great comics and save BIG! From Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, Batman, and Justice League, through Saga, Superman, X-Men, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, and more, take up to 60% off select current comics and recent back issues this week only!  This sale is online only, and some exceptions may apply.




Midtown Exclusive J Scott Campbell Composite Part 2 Wraparound Cover

Regular Ryan Ottley Cover

Variant Jim Cheung Cover

Variant Greg Land Party Cover

Variant Blank Cover

Incentive Shane Davis Variant Cover

Incentive Jerome Opena Variant Cover

Incentive John Romita Sr Variant Cover

Incentive Ryan Ottley Virgin Cover

Incentive Remastered Color Variant Cover

Incentive Remastered Sketch Cover

Incentive Premiere Variant Cover




Getting the Swing of Things:
A new era for Spider-Man begins! When there’s trouble in New York City, Spider-Man is on the scene! And trouble has definitely arrived! An alien armada hits New York City and Spidey is left swingin’ and slingin’ webs in the face of an invasion! But the biggest danger of them all might prove to be Peter’s past, as a new revelation puts Peter Parker’s job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! But that’s nothing compared to the dangers of a shocking new villain!

Writer Nick Spencer takes over the tales of the friendly-neighborhood Spider-Man with fan-favorite artist Ryan Ottley for the next stage of Spidey’s superhero career in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #1! And check out our sensational Midtown Comics Exclusive wraparound cover by fan-favorite artist J. Scott Campbell, which combines with the Midtown Comics Exclusive gatefold Amazing Spider-Man #801 cover, also by J. Scott Campbell!




For our fine friends in New York City, be sure to join us for a sensational signing event with writer Nick Spencer! We will be hosting the writer extraordinaire from Midtown Comics Downtown on July 12th, and it’s going to be a hot ticket! Come by and meet the man controlling the future of everybody’s favorite wall-crawler!




Avengers #1 Midtown Exclusive

Cosmic Ghost Rider #1 Midtown Exclusive

Immortal Hulk #1 Midtown Exclusive




Regular Mike Choi Cover

Skottie Young Baby Cover

Variant Blank Cover

Incentive Mike Choi Design Variant Cover

Incentive Jen Bartel
Variant Cover

Incentive Mike Choi
Virgin Cover




Claws Unsheathed:
Cloned from a warrior and raised as a killer, Laura Kinney has gone through hell and come out the other side as a hero. After reinventing herself as the All-New Wolverine, Laura returns to her roots as X-23 to make sure that nobody ever has to endure the horrors she faced as a child. With her sister Gabby and their pet Jonathan in tow, X-23 forges her own destiny once more! But with a world conditioned to hate her and society filled with fear, how will X-23 fit into the new world order? Writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Juan Cabal present a new tomorrow for Laura in the pages of X-23 #1!




Hunt For Wolverine Adamantium Agenda #3

Old Man Logan #43

Wolverine Old Man Logan Vol 7 Scarlet Samurai TP




Logan Lurking:
The hunt for Wolverine has led his former teammates from the New Avengers into a mystery that could unravel the genetic codes behind Marvel’s heroes! Knowing what happens when superpowered genetic material gets into the wrong hands, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones vow to stop this atrocity before it goes too far. But will Mister Sinister simply add the heroes to his collection? Writer Tom Taylor and artist R.B. Silva present Hunt for Wolverine the Adamantium Agenda #3! Then, Bullseye’s back and he has a score to settle with Old Man Logan! With blood in his eyes and a seething rage building, Old Man Logan’s not pulling any punches either! But who is Shadow Tracer, and why is she aiming to take out both Bullseye and Old Man Logan? Writer and Ed Brisson and artist Juan Ferreyra launch a new story in Old Man Logan #43!




Domino #4

Daredevil #605

Deadpool Assassin #3

Infinity Countdown Darkhawk #4

Punisher #227

Quicksilver No Surrender #3

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #34

X-Men Blue #31

Exiles #5

Champions #22

Ms Marvel #32

New Mutants Dead Souls #5




Captain America Epic Collection Vol 4 Hero Or Hoax TP

Despicable Deadpool Vol 3 Marvel Universe Kills Deadpool TP

Nova By Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning Complete Collection Vol 1 TP




Fantastic Reads:
The Fantastic Four are back! Well… almost. After years of limbo, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Thing, and the Human Torch are reuniting and fans are eager to celebrate the occasion! But while the world waits for their new adventures, take this time to catch up on some classic reads with True Believers! For only a dollar each, these are the classic tales of the Fantastic Four! Meet the maniacal Dr. Doom! Witness pure chaos when the Hulk and the Thing clash! Watch what happens with Galactus wages ware with his monstrous appetite! And what could bring the Thing together with Man-Thing? Find out for only a dollar each!




Star Wars Darth Vader #18

Star Wars Thrawn #6

Star Wars Doctor Aphra Vol 3 Remastered TP




Regular Ivan Reis & Joe Prado Cover

Variant Adam Hughes Cover

Variant David Mack Cover




Man of Tomorrow:
A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here! Writer Brian Michael Bendis takes the reins of the monthly Superman title! Clark Kent is looking at the world through new eyes after being rocked to his core! Now his mind is filled with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone! A new age is here in Superman #1, with writer Brian Michael Bendis and superstar artist Ivan Reis!




Regular Variant Cover

Joker Graffiti Variant Cover

Regular Virgin Variant Cover




Regular Brandon Peterson Cover

Variant Stjepan Sejic Cover

Titans #23 Cover C




Together Again:
Can anything stop the Metagene pandemic unleashed through the events of Justice League: No Justice? The all-new Titans are on the case, and they have their sights on righting the wrongs of a world in chaos! Nightwing summons Donna Troy, Raven, Steel, and Beast Boy to join him in the Hall of Justice, but the watchful eye of Miss Martian changes everything! Can their combined might stand against new super-powered weapons of mass destruction birthed by the Metagenes? Or will the sins of their past come back to haunt this new team? Writer Dan Abnett shakes the heroes to their core with artist Brandon Peterson in Titans #23!







She Looks Great for 50:
A new pantheon of gods has been born! But who are they? Where did they come from? What do they want? All of these questions and more haunt Diana, because she played a huge role in their arrival! But now, with these gods running amok, will it fall to Wonder Woman to end their existence as well? Meanwhile, Wonder Woman’s brother Jason learns his true purpose, changing his future forever! Writer James Robinson teams with artists Stephen Segovia, Emanuela Lupacchino, and Jesus Marino for an oversized celebration in Wonder Woman #50!







50 Shades of Pain:
It’s the end of the line for the Flashes as “Flash War” reaches its stunning conclusion! Zoom is back in the life of the Scarlet Speedsters, but he’s packing quite the punch with the assist of two new Speed Force powers! Now, Wally West and Barry Allen are going to have to set aside their differences in order to take down their over-powered foe! But with the lives of Wally’s children hanging in the balance, will the wildest West be able to see past his blind devotion to his family? Writer Joshua Williamson and artist Howard Porter present a speed-read for the ages with Flash #50!




Detective Comics #984 Regular Eddy Barrows & Eber Ferreira Cover

Detective Comics #984 Variant Mark Brooks Cover

Suicide Squad #44

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #48

Hawkman #2 Regular Bryan Hitch Cover

Hawkman #2 Variant Stjepan Sejic Cover

Plastic Man #2

Red Hood And The Outlaws #24

Immortal Men #4










Eternity Girl #5

Wildstorm Michael Cray #9

Scooby Apocalypse #27




Electric Blue:
When the sun temporarily goes out, Superman temporarily loses his powers too! But, when the sun returns, Superman’s powers come back in unexpected ways! Clark Kent is suddenly transformed into a being of cackling blue energy, complete with new abilities and a totally new look! Before long, the villainous Cyborg Superman splits the Man of Steel into two beings: Superman Red and Superman Blue! Will Metropolis have two protectors? Collected together for the first time, check out one of the most-memorable Superman stories of all time! Superman Blue TP Vol 1 collects issues 122-125 of Superman, Adventures of Superman 545-547, Action Comics 732-734, Man of Steel 67-69, and Superman Annual 9, featuring the work of Dan Jurgens, Stuart Immonen, Ron Frenz, Tom Grummett, and more!














New Mutants Dead Souls #1 signed by Matthew Rosenberg

Eternity Girl #1 signed by Magdalene Visaggio

Green Hornet #1 signed by Amy Chu

The Wilds #1 signed by Vita Ayala

Kingpin #1 signed by Matthew Rosenberg

Paper Girls HC signed by BKV & Cliff Chiang and Paper Girls/Private Eye bundle by BKV

Rocket Girl #6 Cover B Signed By Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare

Secret Warriors #1 signed by Matt Rosenberg




Action Comics #1000 By Olivier Coipel

Action Comics #1000 Black & White By Olivier Coipel

Domino #1 By Akcho

Marvel Legacy #1
By J. Scott Campbell

Dark Nights: Metal #1
By Simon Bisley

Guardians Of The Galaxy #1
By Art Adams

DC Variants By Terry Dodson
And Rachel Dodson

DKIII Variants by
Greg Capullo & Marc Silvestri

All-Star Batman #1
By Tyler Kirkham




Red Sonja #18 Regular Tula Lotay Cover

Sheena #10 Regular Maria Sanapo Cover

Xena #6 Regular Sergio Davila Cover

Dejah Thoris #6

Kiss Army Of Darkness #5

Nancy Drew #2







Green Thumb:
Jedidiah Jenkins is a farmer, but his the cash crop isn’t corn or soy. No, Jed grows something entirely different, with fresh crops of fast-healing, plug-and-play human organs! Lose a finger? Need a new liver? He’s got you covered! Unfortunately though, strange produce isn’t the only thing that Jed’s got buried. Deep in the soil of the Jenkins Family Farm, something dark has taken root, and it’s beginning to bloom! Rob Guillory presents his next great dark comedy gem with Farmhand #1! Nature is a mother.




Disney Pixars Incredibles 2 Crisis In Mid-Life & Other Stories #1

She Could Fly #1

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Urban Legends #3

Isola #4

Oblivion Song By Kirkman & De Felici #5

Outpost Zero #1







Abe Sapien The Drowning and Other Stories HC

Joe Juskos Marvel Masterpieces HC

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe Vol 4 Home TP

Scales & Scoundrels Vol 2 Treasurehearts TP

Witchblade Vol 1 TP

Brilliant Trash Vol 1 God Crash TP










Believe it,
G-Man and Henry!




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V for Vendetta #2 CGC 8.0

Chew / Revival #1 Cover C DF CGC 9.8

Miracleman #9 CGC 9.0

Star Wars (Dark Horse) Vol 2 #2 Cover D DF CGC 9.8

Superior Spider-Man #31 Cover H Midtown Exclusive J Scott Campbell Connecting Color Variant Cover CGC 9.8




BPRD Hell On Earth

Scarlet Witch Vol 2

Scud the Disposable Assassin

Sea Devils

Alien Legion









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