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WILD STORM #6

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Jon Davis-Hunt

Michael Cray, the world's best professional killer, is going to get himself killed for refusing to assassinate an innocent. Angela Spica, whose only mistake was saving someone's life, is discovering that her life is over forever, and that the people in this strange new world she's forced to survive in...may not be people at all. Treaties have been breached. Secrets are being told. There's a war coming. NOTE: THE WILD STORM will skip shipping in August and return in September!

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ASTONISHING X-MEN #1

(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Jim Cheung

ONLY THE X-MEN CAN SAVE US!
An ancient evil is attacking the world's most powerful minds. It will have them by the time you finish this sentence, and a moment later, it will have us all. A band of X-MEN discovers the truth behind the threat, but there is no time left. PSYLOCKE, OLD MAN LOGAN, BISHOP, ARCHANGEL, FANTOMEX, ROGUE and GAMBIT will attempt to save a world that hates and fears them. Why? BECAUSE THEY ARE THE X-MEN.
From blockbuster writer CHARLES SOULE and joined by a roster of superstar artists beginning with JIM CHEUNG. ASTONISHING X-MEN. It's the X-book you need.
Rated T+

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ETHER TP VOL 01 DEATH OF THE LAST GOLDEN BLAZE

(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) David Rubin

A science-minded adventurer gets mixed up in the mysteries of a fantasy world in this charming new adventure from an award-winning creative team. Boone Dias is an interdimensional explorer, a scientist from Earth who has stumbled into great responsibility. He's got an explanation for everything, so of course the Ether's magical residents turn to him to solve their toughest crimes. But maybe keeping the Real and the Abstract separate is too big a job for just one man. Collects issues #1-#5.

"Kindt is one of the smartest genre writers in comics."-Mental Floss on Ether

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GENERATION GONE #1

(W) Ales Kot, Andre Araujo (A/CA) Andre Araujo

America, 2020. Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job.
What happens when you're poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for? Skins + Unbreakable = GENERATION GONE, sort of- if you also include multiple trips to the sun, weird black goo, a breakup fight inside a nuclear factory, love, hate, anger, loss...and survival. GENERATION GONE is for every kid struggling out there. It's about what it means to be young in the USA, 2017.

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BATMAN '66 MEETS THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1

(W) Lee Allred (A/CA) Michael Allred

In pursuit of the time-traveling criminal known as Universo, the super-powered kids from the 30th century travel back to the 1960s to enlist the aid of the "greatest teen superhero ever" - Robin, the Boy Wonder! But Batman's hard-boiled nemesis Egghead has stolen one of their unattended time bubbles and taken off to the Legion's own time period. Looks like Batman has to head to the far-flung future with one group of heroes while Robin stays in the swinging sixties with another. Holy time-travel paradox!

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BETTIE PAGE #1

(W) David Avallone (A) Colton Worley (CA) Terry Dodson

She's more modest than Ms. Blaise, but peels more than Ms. Emma. She out-vamps Vampirella, but she's sweeter than Honey West. She put the mod in model, and the bangs in bang-bang. Now the world can know the truth: her classified adventures back in 1951 Hollywood have been declassified. Dynamite, David Avallone and Colton Worley are proud to present The Secret Diary of Bettie Page, in handy comic book form.

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MARVEL GENERATIONS IS COMING TO ZANADU THIS AUGUST!

In a flash, the Marvel heroes are offered a gift: to stand shoulder to shoulder with those who came before them!

These heroic journeys all launch from the same point: the Vanishing Point! This epic 10-issue series brings together iconic and present-day heroes such as Laura Kinney and Logan, Amadeus Cho and Bruce Banner, Clint Barton and Kate Bishop, and many more of your favorite characters.

The stories of GENERATIONS begin at the Vanishing Point where time has no meaning, and these epic tales offer fans a direct bridge and prelude into the senses-shattering Marvel Legacy, as the challenges and revelations of GENERATIONS will alter the destinies of our heroes moving forward in a dramatic fashion!

We encourage you to preorder one, two or ALL of these amazing one-shots to ensure that you will have copy on release day! Just ask a friendly comic monkey next time you drop by the store or leave a comment here on FB.

Don't miss out on these timeless one-shots that will pave the road to the LEGACY event this fall! It's time to MAKE MINE MARVEL, again!

//Full List of Generations Titles//

  • GENERATIONS: THE STRONGEST starring Bruce Banner and Amadeus Cho, the Totally Awesome Hulk Written by Greg Pak Art by Matteo Buffagni
  • GENERATIONS: THE PHOENIX starring The Phoenix and Jean Grey Written by Cullen Bunn Art by RB Silva
  • GENERATIONS: THE BEST starring Wolverine and All-New Wolverine Written by Tom Taylor Art by Ramon Rosanas
  • GENERATIONS: THE THUNDER starring The Mighty Thor and The Unworthy Thor Written by Jason Aaron Art by Mahmud Asrar
  • GENERATIONS: THE ARCHERS starring Hawkeyes, Clint Barton and Kate Bishop Written by Kelly Thompson Art by Stefano Raffaele
  • GENERATIONS: THE BRAVEST starring Captain Mar-Vell and Captain Marvel Written by Margie Stohl Art by Brent Schoonover
  • GENERATIONS: THE MARVELS starring Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel Written by G. Willow Wilson
  • GENERATIONS: THE IRON starring Iron Man and Ironheart Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Marco Rudy
  • GENERATIONS: THE SPIDERS starring Peter Parker: Spider-Man and Miles Morales: Spider-Man Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Ramon Perez
  • GENERATIONS: THE AMERICAS starring Steve Rogers: Captain America and Sam Wilson: Captain America Written by Nick Spencer Art by Paul Renaud

COMICS SHOULD SMELL GOOD!! ep. #384!

Didja miss us? Yeah? Really? Like, really, really, really? Aww that's sweet...cuz we didn't miss you guys. Like, at all. Seriously, look at Morgan's face. Does HE look like he's happy to be back? (It's hard to tell, I know) Anyway, in all seriousness, last week was some craziness, but the whole team is THRILLED to be back at it again this week to bring you the very best new shiny books that dropped onto comic shelves this week.

Please join us from 6:30-8pm tonight for our monthly meeting of all things comics! Discussions from longtable returns once again--bring a friend and come eat some candy!

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HYPER FORCE NEO TP

(W/A/CA) Jarrett Williams

It's the year 21XX and Dean Masters is off to his first day of 9th grade. But unbeknownst to him, Dean will become the leader of Hyper Force Neo, a super-secret group of techie-teens who pilot massive Neo Mechs to defend the planet! From Super Pro K.O. creator Jarrett Williams. A candy floss romp with Giant Robots, Monsters, and, worst of all, high school.

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MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #0

(W/A/CA) Matt Wagner

MATT WAGNER returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy-MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of THE HERO DEFINED and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny.  
This introductory, half-sized issue #0 continues MAGE's tradition of an "Interlude" short-adventure, bridging the gap between this series and the previous storyline. It also acts as a perfect jumping-on spot for new readers.

MAGE TP BOOK 01 THE HERO DISCOVERED

(W) Matt Wagner (A) Matt Wagner, Sam Keith (CA) Matt Wagner

The first of two volumes reprinting the classic early issues of creator MATT WAGNER's epic fantasy trilogy. THE HERO DISCOVERED reveals the fledgling adventures of the reluctant everyman hero, Kevin Matchstick. After encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, Kevin soon discovers that he is more than he ever imagined.
This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator MATT WAGNER's emergence as a powerful story-teller.  With the release of the final part of the MAGE trilogy, this series will spark interest with new readers and older fans alike.

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DREAD GODS #1

(W) Ron Marz (A) Tom Raney, Bart Sears (CA) Tom Raney

Ominous Press launches with the first of three limited series set in a science-fiction/fantasy universe of epic heroes and insidious villains. In DREAD GODS, gods in a fantasy world discover they're actually monsters in a post-apocalyptic landscape. Acclaimed creators Ron Marz and Tom Raney join with art master Bart Sears to usher in adventure like no other! Includes a backup tale by Bart Sears, and a wealth of added content.

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SPIDER-MEN II #1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Sara Pichelli, Justin Ponsor

THIS IS IT, TRUE BELIEVERS!
The moment five years in the making is finally here! The first time Peter Parker and Miles Morales met ended with a question - WHO IS THE MILES MORALES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE?! Now that the Miles you know and love is with Peter in the Marvel Universe, you're finally going to get that answer to who the OTHER Miles Morales is! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli bring you the next heart-stopping adventure for both Peter Parker and Miles Morales!
Rated T+

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DARK DAYS: THE CASTING #1

(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Jim Lee & Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

The Joker's surprise attack threatens to lay waste to all of Batman's carefully laid plans. Will the Dark Knight be able to regain the trust of his closest allies, Green Lantern and Duke, and prevent the forces of darkness from consuming the DC Universe?! Will Hawkman's warning stop our heroes from peering into the abyss? The great comics event of summer 2017 is on its way, courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV with art by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.!

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CLOUDIA & REX #1

(W) Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas (A/CA) Daniel Irizarri

A lushly rendered supernatural fantasy that follows two girls and their mother who find themselves in the middle of a vast, supernatural exodus. On their journey Cloudia is bestowed the powers of hundreds of different gods, but even those don't help her come to terms with the death of her father.

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BLACK BOLT #3

(W) Saladin Ahmed (A/CA) Christian Ward

PRISON BREAK!
• The prisoners revolt! But are Black Bolt and his unlikely allies simply pawns in a bigger game?
• Plus: Death's Head! Is he there to help...or hunt?
• And who - or what - is the warden of this strange place? Whatever it is, the Jailer knows only penance and fear. And soon, so will the Silent King!
Rated T+

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LOOSE ENDS TP

(W) Jason Latour (A/CA) Chris Brunner

No one seemed to notice Sonny Gibson as he stepped back into "The Hideaway," a dusty little honky-tonk nestled off the Carolina highway. But before the night was over, Sonny would be on the run-from the law, from criminals, and even from himself. LOOSE ENDS is a gritty, slow-cooked, Southern crime romance that follows a winding trail down Tobacco Road, through the war-torn streets of Baghdad, and into the bright lights and bloody gutters of South Florida.
From JASON LATOUR, co-creator of Eisner-winning SOUTHERN BASTARDS and the writer of Spider-Gwen, CHRIS BRUNNER (SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight), and RICO RENZI (Spider-Gwen, Squirrel Girl).
Collects LOOSE ENDS #1-4.

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GWAR: ORGASMAGEDDON #2

(W) Matt Maguire, Matt Miner (A/CA) Jonathan Brandon Sawyer

Thrown into the past by Mr. Perfect, our favorite "Scumdogs of the Universe" GWAR are fighting their way through time like a horde of insane drunken children, killing and defiling all in their path. Find out what REALLY happened in our human history and get the full story of GWAR's involvement in World War II, Aztec human sacrifices, and the sinking of the Titanic, plus meet the BRAND-NEW MONSTER with a name so foul we can't print it here and an appearance so obscene we couldn't draw it on the cover! Featuring story by Matt Miner, GWAR's Matt Maguire, and art by Jonathan Brandon Sawyer and members of GWAR, this book is a gut punch of social conscience wrapped in a blood-soaked corpse and sprinkled with comedy dynamite.

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