New Comics & Books for 1/3/18!

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Featured Comics:

ASTONISHING X-MEN #7 LEG
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule (A) Phil Noto (CA) Mike Deodato
A MAN CALLED X Part 1
CHARLES XAVIER has a plan. He’s going to save the world…whether you want it or not. Act II of the ASTONISHING X-MEN saga begins here, as a long-lost mutant returns to the world of the X-Men, Fantomex offers a kiss and Bishop discovers the Mindkiller.
Rated T+

 

BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1 (OF 3)
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, Tony Patrick (A/CA) Cully Hamner
Batman may own the night, but with new villains emerging during the day he needs an ally to defend the city when he can’t. Only one teen is up to the challenge, Duke Thomas. After months of training, he’s ready to step out of the shadow of the bat to become his own kind of hero. Meet Gotham City’s newest protector: The Signal! Spinning out of adventures in ALL-STAR BATMAN and WE ARE ROBIN, comics superstar Scott Snyder and newcomer Tony Patrick take our young hero to new heights in this exciting miniseries with artwork by Cully Hamner.

 

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #150 LEG
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Marcus To (CA) Alex Ross
THE RETURN OF ADAM WARLOCK Part 1
That’s right – as more and more parties take an interest in the Infinity Stones, a man with serious Infinity experience joins the fray! Plus: Nova Rocket leads the charge against the Raptors!
Rated T+

 

PLANET OF THE APES URSUS #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) David Walker (A) Chris Mooneyham (CA) Paolo Rivera
David F. Walker (Luke Cage) returns to the Planet of the Apes with artist Christopher Mooneyham (Five Ghosts) for a limited series about the franchise’s most notorious villain!
General Ursus has always hated and feared mankind. Get a glimpse at his rise through the ranks to General and what experiences brought him to the Forbidden Zone.

 

RISE OF BLACK PANTHER #1 (OF 6) LEG
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates, Narcisse, Evan (A) Paul Renaud (CA) Brian Stelfreeze
SECRET ORIGIN OF THE BLACK PANTHER Part 1
Just in time for the highly anticipated film, witness the early years of the man who will come to rule one of the most scientifically advanced countries in the world! Wakanda has always kept itself isolated from Western society, but that’s all about to change. Young T’Challa knows he is destined to become king, but when his father is brutally murdered by outsiders, he’ll find himself taking up a mantle he may not be ready for. Experience never-before-seen drama from the reign of T’Chaka, the king whose death changes a nation’s history forever. Learn about the mother T’Challa never knew. See how the world learns about this wondrous nation for the first time. Will the power of the Black Panther be enough to keep his country safe? Journalist Evan Narcisse makes his comics debut alongside acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates as they chronicle T’Challa’s rise to the throne – and to the Panther legacy that made him an Avenger.
Rated T

 

ROGUE & GAMBIT #1 (OF 5) LEG
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Pere Perez (CA) Kris Anka
Ring of Fire Part 1
Everybody’s favorite X-couple is reunited! And boy, are they not happy about that… Kitty Pryde must send Rogue and Gambit on an undercover mission to find a group of kidnapped mutants. What they discover on this mission will shock them. But will it also bring them closer together…? It’s a high-stakes adventure caper that only the two hottest X-Men can deliver!
Rated T+

 

Featured Books:

BLACK PANTHER ADVENTURES DIGEST TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jeff Parker & Various (A) Manuel Garcia & Various
It’s action of the highest order as the Black Panther leaps into blockbuster adventures!
PERFECT FOR ALL AGES!
• An international incident explodes when the Fantastic Four intercepts a shipment of Vibranium – the uncanny metal found only in T’Challa’s homeland. Will the FF feel the Panther’s wrath?
• Then, the Avengers take a Wakanda wild side as they’re caught between T’Challa and Sabretooth!
• Reluctant allies Hawkeye and Black Panther have trust issues, while T’Challa and Hulk must find a way to work together to stop Hydra’s Madbomb!
• In classic tales from Avengers history, T’Challa battles the Man-Ape and joins the team.
Collecting MARVEL ADVENTURES FANTASTIC FOUR #10, MARVEL ADVENTURES THE AVENGERS #22, AVENGERS (1963) #52 and #62, and material from AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES (2010) #1 and MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #8.
All Ages

 

DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST HC VOL 03
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Hawthorne & Various (CA) Tradd Moore
Deadpool and the Mercs for Money are clearly the best and least dysfunctional super-group in the Marvel Universe. Until CIVIL WAR II breaks out, and everything falls apart! Brace yourself, True Believer, you’re about to find out what made Wade Wilson the world’s most popular hero! But when the former voice inside DP’s head known as Madcap returns with a mad-on for revenge, he may just have found a way to kill Wade once and for all – or do something even worse! As the noose tightens, Deadpool will take matters into his own hands – but would he deal with the devil to save a loved one? Plus: In the far-off future, Wade’s two daughters fight for the right to be Deadpool 2099! Whatever the era, it ain’t easy being Deadpool! Collecting DEADPOOL (2015) #14-20, #21 (A STORY) and #22-25.
Parental Advisory

 

HAL JORDAN & THE GLC TP VOL 04 FRACTURE (REBIRTH)
DC COMICS
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Ethan Van Sciver & Various (CA) Ethan Van Sciver
A rash decision during a routine hunt for outlaw Sinestro Corps members leads to a confrontation that shakes the foundation of the fragile working relationship between the Green Lanterns and the Sinestro Corps. Can Hal Jordan pull the truth into the light and keep the peace? Collects #22-29.

 

SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL TP VOL 04 SERIOUS BUSINESS
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Joshua Corin, Elliott Kalan (A) Will Robson, Todd Nauck (CA) Will Robson
Nobody does slapstick like Spidey and Deadpool do slapstick! Except, maybe…Slapstick? But the walking cartoon has terrible comic timing, showing up exactly when the Merc with a Mouth and the webbed wonder have declared: no more jokes! But what could have driven them to take the funny out of their funny book? And with Slapstick’s animated antics to deal with, can the wall-crawler possibly keep his promise to take super-heroing more seriously? Then, when the villainous Arcade decides to build a new, deadlier Murderworld in Madripoor, he invites (by which we mean kidnaps) Spider-Man to be its first guest! Collecting SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #19-22 and bonus material!
Rated T+

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