New Comics & Books for 6/14/17!

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Featured Comics:


DARK DAYS THE FORGE #1
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Jim Lee & Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
DARKNESS COMES TO THE DC UNIVERSE WITH THE MYSTERY OF THE FORGE! Aquaman, The Flash and more of DC’s pantheon of heroes suspect Batman of hiding a dark secret that could threaten the very existence of the multiverse! It’s an epic that will span generations-but how does it connect to the origins of one of DC’s most legendary heroes?
The great comics event of summer 2017 is about to begin courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion III and illustrated by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.! You do not want to miss this one!
RATED T

 


DEFENDERS #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) David Marquez
Daredevil! Luke Cage! Jessica Jones! Iron Fist! Individually, these four heroes have been on the front lines of the battle to keep the streets of the city safe and secure! But now, with a deadly enemy from the dim past making a major move to unite the underworld, they will need to become more – they will need to become DEFENDERS! Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez unite to bring you the next great super-team, in the tradition of NEW AVENGERS!
Rated T+

 


KILL THE MINOTAUR #1 (MR)
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Chris Pasetto, Christian Cantamessa (A/CA) Lukas Ketner
Athens lost the war to Crete. Now, they pay tribute to King Minos by sacrificing their best citizens to his unearthly labyrinth. Conspirators believe Theseus can be the hero they need to end the mad king’s bloody reign…but no one on this world has ever encountered anything like the savage minotaur.
CHRIS PASETTO, CHRISTIAN CANTAMESSA (Red Dead Redemption) and LUKAS KETNER (WITCH DOCTOR) reinvent the most fearsome beast of all with this horrific tale of heroism. Each issue features 30 pages of story!

 


MARTIAN MANHUNTER MARVIN THE MARTIAN SPECIAL #1
DC COMICS
(W) Steve Orlando & Various (A) Aaron Lopresti & Various (CA) Aaron Lopresti
Martian Manhunter tries to halt Marvin the Martian’s determination for world domination. J’onn is conflicted with his own Martian identity as he attempts to stop the hapless, determined Marvin from blowing Earth to bits in order to gain a clear view of Venus. And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters written by Jim Fanning with art by John Loter!
RATED T

 


NEIL GAIMAN AMERICAN GODS SHADOWS #4 (MR)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Colleen Doran & Various (CA) Glenn Fabry
During an overnight stay at their home, Shadow awakens to a visit from the third of the Zorya sisters: Zorya Polunochnaya. The Midnight Sister’s advice is ethereal and strange, yet vital . . . and Shadow can’t seem to separate reality from the dream world.
The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman adapted as a comic series for the first time!
o A Starz TV show!
“Russell’s lyrical layouts bring Gaiman’s visual, vivid prose to life like no other artist.”-Comic Book Resources

 


VENOM #151
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mike Costa (A) Gerardo Sandoval (CA) Francisco Herrera
“THE LAND BEFORE CRIME” Starts Here!
•  Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited at last – and their hatred of Spider-Man is greater than ever!
•  While hunting the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler, Venom comes face-to-face with none other than STEGRON THE DINOSAUR MAN!
•  Can Venom postpone feasting on Spider-Man’s brain long enough to stop Stegron from turning everyone in New York into a bloodthirsty dinosaur?!
Rated T+

 

Featured Books:


AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW VOWS TP VOL 01 BRAWL IN FAMILY
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Conway, Various (A) Various (CA) Ryan Stegman
The Parker clan web-slings and wall-crawls its way into your hearts! Life is good for husband and wife Peter Parker and Mary Jane: Their daughter, Annie, is their pride and joy, they’re both working and (barely) making ends meet, they’re keeping the streets of New York City safe from super villains – you know, normal, everyday stuff. Oh, did we mention MJ and Annie have super-powers just like Peter? Being Spider-Man just became a family affair! And when the Mole Man attacks NYC, only the sensational Spider-Family can stop him! After that, they’ll just want a quiet night in – until Sandman crashes the party! But when Annie receives an invitation to attend Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, can Peter and MJ hand over their little girl to the X-Men? Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS (2016) #1-5.
Rated T

 


MOTOR CRUSH TP VOL 01
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Brenden Fletcher & Various (A) Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart (CA) Babs Tarr
The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush.
Collects MOTOR CRUSH #1-5

 


NIGHTWING TP VOL 02 BACK TO BLUDHAVEN (REBIRTH)
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Marcus To & Various (CA) Marcus To
Nightwing takes off for the city of Blüdhaven, hoping to find a fresh start. Instead, he finds foes who’ve waited years for payback against the one-time Boy Wonder as a serial killer stalks the streets, framing him for crimes he didn’t commit. Collects NIGHTWING #9-15!

 


VENOM TP VOL 01 HOMECOMING
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mike Costa (A/CA) Gerardo Sandoval
Venom is back in his classic form, and deadlier than ever! The symbiote you know and love has returned to New York City. No more “Agent of the Cosmos.” No more “Lethal Protector.” It’s time for a new Venom, and it’s great to be bad. But now that Venom is back on Earth, just who has bonded with him – and turned him back into a slathering, fanged monster? As the symbiote returns to its old ways, sink your teeth into the deadliest Venom story yet! One that will draw old friends – like Mac Gargan, the Scorpion! And a certain other former host of the Venom symbiote, known for web-slinging, wall-crawling and wisecracking! That’s right: It’s Venom vs. Spider-Man like never before! Collecting VENOM (2016) #1-6.
Rated T+

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