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BATMAN THE SHADOW #3 (OF 6)
(W) Scott Snyder, Steve Orlando (A/CA) Riley Rossmo
The Joker has entered the fray, and he’s been offered unspeakable power in return for helping the Stag kill Batman! It’s up to the Shadow to protect Batman from the pair’s combined onslaught and the mystical powers of Shamba-La! Co-published with Dynamite!
(W) Paul Allor (A) Nelson Daniel (CA) Gabriel Rodriguez
When the mysterious Mr. Boddy turns up dead at his own dinner party, everyone’s a suspect! Miss Scarlett, Colonel Mustard, Mrs. Peacock, Professor Plum-all the familiar faces from the famous board game are back, with a couple new twists. But will Boddy’s Body be the last to fall, or is it just the beginning? Follow the clues and solve the mystery in IDW’s new CLUE series!
• A NEW TAKE ON THE CLASSIC DETECTIVE GAME-WITH NEW DESIGNS BY ARTIST NELSON DANIEL UPDATING ALL THE CLASSIC CHARACTERS!
• Featuring three alternate endings! To help you get a clue, we’ve hidden multiple endings to this first issue across the regular and subscription variants that will help you solve the case!
EDGE OF VENOMVERSE #1 (OF 5)
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Roland Boschi (CA) Francesco Mattina
EDGE of VENOM-VERSE starts here!
The series that sets up the epic VENOM EVENT of 2017 STARTS HERE! Each issue introduces another major Venomized character that will feed into VENOMVERSE itself! THIS ISSUE, the young mutant clone designated X-23 collides with a cryogenic tube containing a strange alien symbiote during her frenzied escape from The Facility, . Bonding with the alien enhances her already considerable abilities, and aids in her escape, but it begins to alter her mind! On the run from the very people that made her, can X-23 hold it together or is she doomed to give in to Venom!
I AM GROOT #2
(W) Christopher Hastings (A) Flaviano (CA) Marco D’Alfonso
• Trapped on a world that doesn’t understand him!!
• Groot is stuck on a strange alien planet, but the first step in finding a way home is for someone who can translate “I am Groot.”
• This isn’t gonna be easy…
SECRET WEAPONS #1 (OF 4)
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Eric Heisserer (A/CA) Raul Allen
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer (Arrival) joins Harvey Award-nominated artist Raúl Allén (Wrath of the Eternal Warrior) for Valiant’s next prestige format limited series, starring Livewire and an extraordinary new team of heroes! The government has dispatched Amanda McKee – the technopath codenamed Livewire – to investigate the ruins of a secret facility formerly run by Toyo Harada, the most powerful telepath on Earth and her former mentor. In his quest for world betterment at any cost, Harada sought out and activated many potential psiots like himself. Those who survived, but whose powers he deemed to have no value to his cause, were hidden away at this installation. But Livewire, having studied Harada’s greatest strengths and learned his deepest weaknesses, senses opportunity where he once saw failure. A young girl who can talk to birds… A boy who can make inanimate objects gently glow… To others, these are expensive failures. But, to Livewire, they are secret weapons…in need of a leader. Now, as a mechanized killer called Rexo seeks to draw them out, Livewire and her new team of cadets will be forced to put their powers into action…in ways they never could have imagined…
X-MEN BLUE #6
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Ray-Anthony Height (CA) Arthur Adams
IT’S A PERFECT DAY IN MADRIPOOR…OR IS IT?
Of course nothing can ever go right for the X-MEN – even when they’re exploring the streets of MADRIPOOR! But, then again, what did they expect? Sunshine and lollipops? It’s freaking Madripoor, guys!!!
BATMAN BEYOND TP VOL 01 ESCAPING THE GRAVE (REBIRTH)
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Bernard Chang & Various (CA) Ryan Sook
Terry McGinnis takes on the Batman cowl amid rumors that the original Joker has returned. An entire section of Gotham City has descended into the Jokerz’ hands, creating a community of clown-worshipping crazies called Jokerztown! Rising from the chaos, Terminal unifies the gang of Jokerz and he’s after the new Batman. Collects issues #1-5 and BATMAN BEYOND: REBIRTH #1.
DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #9 (OF 9) COLLECTORS EDITION
(W) Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello (A) Andy Kubert & Various (CA) Jim Lee
The epic conclusion to DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE is here from the all-star creative team of Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson! This is Earth’s last stand. Quar’s Kryptonian Army has conquered the planet, but Batman and his allies don’t believe the world is beyond saving. They’ll rally once more against Quar and save the world or die trying.
This oversized paper-over-boards Collector’s Edition features both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #8 at the same size, with cover art that’s a pencils-only version of Jim Lee’s 1:500 variant cover. This final Collector’s Edition ships with a slipcase designed to hold the entire Collector’s Edition set!
DOCTOR STRANGE TP VOL 02 LAST DAYS OF MAGIC
(W) Jason Aaron & Various (A) Chris Bachalo & Various (CA) Chris Bachalo
They have crossed the dimensions, purging them all of sorcery, one by one. Now the Empirikul are here. And with Earth’s Master of the Mystic Arts weakened beyond measure, is there any chance of stopping them? The Sorcerer is no longer Supreme, and he will find himself at the mercy of the Imperator! With his magic destroyed and his world on the brink of disaster, are there any more tricks left up Strange’s sleeves? Or failing that, how about some cool weapons? Plus: As the Empirikul wreaks havoc on magic users throughout the Marvel Universe, discover Wong’s ultimate sacrifice, watch Brother Voodoo make a stand and meet a new player just as she is about to lose the game! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE (2015) #6-10 and DOCTOR STRANGE: LAST DAYS OF MAGIC #1.
SUPERMAN ACTION COMICS TP VOL 03 MEN OF STEEL (REBIRTH)
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Patrick Zircher & Various (CA) Clay Mann
In these stories from ACTION COMICS #967-972, Lex Luthor is under attack–and only Superman can save him! When the world’s most ingenious scientific mind took on the mantle of Metropolis’ new Man of Steel, the world took notice–and so did the mysterious Godslayer!