New Comics & Books for 8/14/2019!

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Featured Comics:

POWERS OF X #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) R. B. Silva
As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men’s future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men’s past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!

 

ONCE & FUTURE #1
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora
* When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.
* Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus) explore the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day – especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain’s history!

 

CATWOMAN #14
DC COMICS
(W) V. Ram (A) Mirka Andolfo (CA) Stanley Lau
A secret file out-lining the ins and outs of the criminal underworld of Villa Hermosa is on the streets, and every crook is after it. Whoever possesses this info can control everything, and some of the town’s hoods are even bringing in outside agents like Lock-Up and Gentleman Ghost to act as their champions-which, let’s face it, you’re going to need if you’re going to try to outsmart Catwoman. Making things even more dangerous for Selina Kyle, there is also a price on her head. If you can capture the database and kill the Catwoman, the payoff is double!
*Cover shown is the Stanley “Artgerm” Lau variant cover*

 

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SCREAM #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Gerardo Sandoval
THE RETURN OF A CLASSIC SYMBIOTE…AND IT’LL BE A SCREAM!
Years ago, Patricia Robertson was unwillingly bonded to the clone of Venom that eventually became Mania, and she’s been living in fear of symbiotes ever since. But she’s also been living with a secret, and with the coming of Carnage, Patricia must take a stand – and will have no choice but to confront her demons head-on!

 

EVENT LEVIATHAN #3
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
From the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it’s DC’s biggest whodunit in years! The world’s greatest detectives-Batman, Green Arrow, Lois Lane, Plastic Man, the Question and Martian Manhunter-have gathered to solve the mystery behind the true identity of Leviathan’s leaders and the destruction of the world’s top intelligence agencies! Red Hood is their leading suspect-and he is on the loose! Plus, the Silencer takes her shot! This mystery will unleash a new evil on the DC Universe!

 

BLACK HAMMER JUSTICE LEAGUE #2
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Michael Walsh
DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019! After a mysterious stranger warps reality, the out-of-practice Black Hammer heroes must contend with both Starro and the rest of the DC universe. Meanwhile, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg try to adjust to life on Black Hammer Farm, while Colonel Weird and the Green Lantern try to uncover the secret behind this reality swap and the strange man who started it all.

 

 

Featured Books:

WAR OF REALMS TP
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
Asgard. Alfheim. Heven. Jotunheim. Muspelheim. Niffleheim. Nidavellir. Svartalfheim. Vanaheim. All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army, except one: Midgard. Home to Thor’s beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, Midgard burns. All hell breaks loose in New York City as Malekith and his allies begin their invasion – and our greatest heroes watch as Earth falls! With Thor trapped in the land of the Frost Giants and Earth’s forces overwhelmed, Black Panther, Jane Foster and Doctor Strange undertake a desperate gamble. What can possibly stop Malekith and his army? Spider-Man, Daredevil, Punisher, Ghost Rider, Blade, Hulk and more join the fray as Jason Aaron’s epic Thor saga explodes across the Marvel Universe in an event for the ages! Collecting WAR OF THE REALMS #1-6 and WAR OF THE REALMS: OMEGA.

 

STAR BLAZERS TP VOL 01 SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO 2199
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W/A) Michio Murakawa (CA) Junichiro Tamamori
2199 will be Earth’s final year-unless the voyage of space battleship Yamato can succeed! The alien Gamilas have devastated the biosphere, determined to reshape our planet into their own new home. But a third force has intervened, as an emissary from the distant Iscandar has given humanity the plans for a faster-than-light drive. If the Yamato can battle its way through the Gamilas fleet to reach Iscandar, their technology can heal the Earth-but the odds against us are literally astronomical . . .
The classic 1974 anime TV series Space Battleship Yamato became a fan phenomenon in North America under the title Star Blazers. Now the epic tale of a legendary WWII battleship retrofitted as a spacecraft on a mission to save Earth has been remade by the generation of Japanese creators that grew up inspired by it-with staff including Yutaka Izubuchi (Cowboy Bebop: The Movie), Nobuteru Yuki (Kids on the Slope), and Hideaki Anno (Evangelion)!
o Double-sized English edition of manga contains two Japanese volumes.
o Afterword by animator and Yamato expert Tim Eldred.
o Bonus section on the mecha of Yamato!

 

ELVIRA MISTRESS OF DARK TP VOL 01
DYNAMITE
(W) Michael Avallone (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner
The Mistress of the Dark has become unstuck in time! Elvira crashes Mary Shelley’s monster weekend, beginning an epic journey through horror history, stalked by the most terrifying nightmare to ever walk the Earth. (No spoilers!) Writer David Avallone (Bettie Page, Doc Savage, Twilight Zone) and Dave Acosta (Doc Savage) bring you the thrills, chills and double-entendres in the first chapter of this four-issue miniseries!
Played by actress-writer Cassandra Peterson, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark has carved out a niche in popular American culture that is sure to endure for decades to come. Elvira’s reign as ‘Queen of Halloween’ has now spanned thirty-five years and includes two nationally syndicated television series, two feature films (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and Elvira’s Haunted Hills), an IMAX movie and two motion control rides. She has appeared in National ad campaigns for Pepsi and Coors, recorded five music CDs, written four books and licensed over Four Hundred products including pinball machines, action figures, guitars, three comic book series, a beer, wine, soda pop, perfume, slot machines and the best-selling female costume of all time.

 

DOG MAN GN VOL 07 FOR WHOM BALL ROLLS
GRAPHIX
(W/A/CA) Dav Pilkey
Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the #1 New York Times-bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants! The Supa Buddies have been working hard to help Dog Man overcome his bad habits. But when his obsessions turn to fears, Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain! Meanwhile, Petey the Cat has been released from jail and starts a new life with Li’l Petey. But when Petey’s own father arrives, Petey must face his past to understand the difference between being good and doing good.

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