Monday, February 02, 2009

Lots of New Titles This Week!! (2-4-09)

Normally, we don’t provide a lot of lead-in for the weekly comics, but there are a LOT of new titles shipping this week, so make sure to read below for a little information on them. This would be a great week to try something new!

Adventure Comics #0
Age of Sentry #5 (OF 6)
Agents of Atlas #1
Amazing Spider-Man #583 Obama Cvr – 4th Printing
Amazing Spider-Man #585
Anita Blake, VH: Laughing Corpse #5 (OF 5)
Arkham Horror: Kingsport Horror Expansion - S/O #26
Astonishing Tales #1
Bang Tango #1 (OF 6)

Batman #676 Poster
Black Lightning, Year One #3 (OF 6)
Black Panther 2 #1 DKR
Black Panther 2 #1 70th Anniversary Djurdjevic Variant – S/O #17
Boys #27
BPRD: The Warning #1 (OF 5) – S/O #98
BPRD: The Warning #3 (OF 5) – S/O #98
BPRD: War on Frogs #1 – S/O #98
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #22
Cable #11
Cable #2 Finch Variant – S/O #14
Chronicles of Dr. Herbert West #3 (OF 6)
Cthulhu Tales #11
Dead Irons #1
Dead of Night: featuring Werewolf by Night #2 (OF 4)
Deadpool #7 DKR
Dreamer #4 – S/O #102
Dynamo 5 #19
Ender’s Game: Battle School #3 (OF 5)
Eureka #1 (OF 4)
Fall of Cthulhu: Apocalypse #3 (OF 4)
Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #3 (OF 5)
Franklin Richards: Dark Reigning Cats & Dogs
Grimm Fairy Tales #34
Haunted Tank #3 (OF 5)
Hotwire #1 (OF 5)
House of Mystery #10
I Am Legion #1 (OF 6)
Immortal Iron Fist #22
Invincible Iron Man #10 DKR
Invincible Iron Man #10 Secret Retailer Variant – S/O #3
Knights of the Dinner Table #147
Kull #4 (OF 6)
Last Reign: Kings of War #2 (OF 5)
Locke & Key: Head Games #2
Marvel Illustrated: Kidnapped #4 (OF 5)
Marvel: Your Universe #1
Mighty #1

Mighty Avengers #21 DKR Corrected Copy
Punisher #2 DKR
Punisher War Zone #1 (OF 6) – S/O #98
Red Sonja #41
Sandman: Dream Hunters #4 (OF 4)
Secret Six #6
Secret Warriors #1 DKR
Secret Warriors #1 Parent Variant – S/O #14
Street Fighter Legends: Chun Li #1 (OF 4)
Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade #3
Superman #675 Poster
Tangent Superman’s Reign vol 1 TP
Teen Titans Go vol 2 TP: Heroes on Patrol
Terror Titans #5 (OF 6)
Tiny Titans vol 1 TP: Welcome to the Treehouse
Transformers: All Hail Megatron #7
Trinity #36
Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk #1 New Printing
War of Kings: Darkhawk #1
Warhammer: Crown of Destruction #4
Wonderful Wizard of Oz #2 (OF 8) – S/O #103
X-Men First Class Finals #1 (OF 4)
X-Men: Lives & Times of Lucas Bishop #1 (OF 3)
X-Men: Magneto Testament #5 (OF 5)
X-Men Noir #3 (OF 4)
X-Men vs Hulk #1
Yen Plus Magazine vol 2 #3
Young Guns Sketchbook 2009
Youngblood #7
Zorro #10

Adventure Comics #0 – One of the cornerstone stories of the DCU is reprinted in this special issue priced at just $1.00 featuring an important 'Origins and Omens' backup tale! To celebrate the upcoming ADVENTURE COMICS #1, we're reprinting a Silver Age classic from the title's prior volume - ADVENTURE COMICS #247, the first appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes! Witness Superboy's first encounter with three super-powered teens from the 30th Century - Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl! Featuring a new cover by Aaron Lopresti that's an homage to the original!

Agents of Atlas #1 – The Dark Reign is here, and the heroes of the 1950s are back with big plans for the 21st Century! When Federal enforcers under the hand of Norman Osborn burst into an armory under control of the Atlas Foundation, Jimmy Woo's Agents go head-to-head with the new powers that be.How it all goes down will make the playing field of the modern Marvel Universe more volatile than ever! Plus: A 12-page 1950s flashback to the Agents of Atlasí first savage encounter with the man known as Wolverine!

Astonishing Tales #1 – The Marvel Universe is about to get even more astonishing with this anthology that delivers super-sized thrills every month! First up, fan-fave C.B. Cebulski and superstar Ken Roquefort (Madame Mirage) get gritty with a no-holds-barred Wolverine/Punisher tale you have to see to believe! You like Iron Man? GOOD! We've got a double dose of the Iron Avenger as Tony Stark and Arno Stark, Iron Man of the year 2020, headline two tales of corporate and high-tech intrigue. Finally, Cannonball and Sunspot of the New Mutants get sucked into the wildest adventure of their short lives when they spend their summer vacation in...MOJOWORLD!!

Bang Tango #1 (OF 6) – A passionate ex-gangster tries to make good in his second life as a tango dancer in this new 6-issue miniseries from writer Joe Kelly (JLA, ACTION COMICS) and artist Adrian Sibar (BATGIRL). But his world is thrown out-of-step when an old flame tracks him down, bringing with her the violence of his old life as well as the smoldering sexual conflict that drove them apart. She's sultry, vivacious and irresistible - she's the girl of his dreams...but she's carrying one dangerous, little flaw.

Black Panther 2 #1 DKR – Tie-in to Dark Reign! Who is the new Black Panther?? You have to tune in here to find out!! Deadliest of the Species Part 1.

Dead Irons #1 – Three bounty hunter siblings blaze a path of death and destruction across the old west. Traveling by moonlight they rip criminals screaming for mercy from their hiding places, but none is ever given. Each bounty is torn, broken, and bled dry before they are delivered dead and payment collected in gold - no silver. The Irons are the most feared bounty hunting killers in the west, but that fear isn't based on them being the fastest with a pistol or rifle. It's because they're the walking dead. A lone tortured soul tracks them with vengeance and salvation driving him to end the curse upon his family. Those who he rescues call him savior but those who look upon his twisted and scarred face call him monster. Silas Irons is the only hope his brothers and sister have of salvation from the abominations they've become. But even the purity of his heart can't stop the unnatural rage and bloodlust building in his diseased soul. A black curse turned these siblings into monsters but deep rooted and twisted family history made them into the worst kind of horrors. This year's biggest supernatural western tale begins here! Written by James Kuhoric (Freddy vs Jason vs Ash), illustrated by Jason Alexander (BPRD), and based on character designs and covers by Jae Lee (The Dark Tower). Featuring cardstock covers by Lee and Alexander! Dead Irons - 99 innocent souls - 6 undead monsters - 1 shot to save the world.

Eureka #1 (OF 4) – In what Eureka creator Andrew Cosby calls 'Season 1.5, ' Cosby and writer Brendan Hay (The Daily Show) bring all-new stories from everybody's favorite town of eccentric geniuses! Things start off with a bang when something menacing escapes from Global Dynamics, and it has a target! It's up to Carter and Jo to put together the pieces, but will elements from Jo's past stop her from getting the job done?

Hotwire #1 (OF 5) – (W) Warren Ellis (W/A) Steve Pugh Hotwire's investigation takes her into the heart of darkness within the Necropolis, where she unearths a conspiracy to plague the city with a legion of mutated ghouls. Her detective instincts may have led her to the truth, but when the restless dead stage a bloody revolt, it'll take much more than that to survive long enough to do anything about it.

I Am Legion #1 (OF 6) – World War II rages as two supernatural entities pursue collide in a conflict hinged on ideologies and the lives of men. The outcome will decide the end of the war itself! Beneath it all, the Nazi pursue a project called 'LEGION,' centering on a young Romanian girl with powerful abilities.

Marvel: Your Universe #1 – Get caught up on all the latest action going on in the Marvel Universe! First, it's an action-packed Ms. Marvel story featuring Captain America and Jessica Jones. Then, he has near limitless power - now he must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed, and justice for all! Exploding from the pages of ANNIHILATION, it's Nova! Also, follow the adventures of Danny Rand in a history-spanning kung-fu epic that will shatter every perception of what it means to be the Immortal Iron Fist! Next, the final confrontation between Ghost Rider and Lucifer begins! Plus, the X-Men's past becomes the present as Xavier fights the greatest battle of his life. With his mind hanging in the balance, one false move can cause irreversible damage. Collecting material from MS. MARVEL #1, NOVA #1, IMMORTAL IRON FIST #1, GHOST RIDER #14 & X-MEN: LEGACY #208.

Mighty #1 – Welcome to the world of The Mighty! Alpha One - America's first and only Super Hero - is supported by Section Omega, an entire police force devoted to assisting him in his quest for justice. Lt. Gabriel Cole has worked his way up the ranks of Section Omega and his connection to Alpha One reaches back to his own tragic childhood and an accident nobody could have survived. But when murder strikes at the top of the organization, the case falls into his lap, and he'll begin to learn what being a hero is really all about!

Secret Warriors #1 DKR – A Marvel Dark Reign issue! See what Nick Fury will do to put things to rights after the Secret Invasion and its fallout. Check in here to see who his new Howlin’ Commandos are and how far they’ll go to make things right! Written by Brian Michael Bendis and Jonathan Hickman, penciled by Stefano Caselli, cover by Jim Cheung.

Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk #1 New Printing – It’s been, what, 2 years since issues 1 and 2 of this series first came out? They’re finally finishing it! Written by DAMON LINDELOF Pencils & Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the hit TV series Lost teams with superstar artist Leinil Francis Yu to bring their storytelling magic to a tale that will rock the Ultimate Universe! Dr. Bruce Banner has been presumed dead since his execution, following his murderous rampage through Manhattan as the Hulk. But when reports start cropping up of an unidentified creature appearing around the globe, Nick Fury begins to get worried. Not because Banner can turn from man to unstoppable monster in seconds...but because Banner's existence is the one secret that can bring down Fury. Fury turns to the only man he can trust: Wolverine. And he's only too glad to take care of Banner-by any means necessary.

War of Kings: Darkhawk #1 – As WAR OF KINGS approaches, the ascension of Darkhawk begins! New Warrior...Avenger...Intergalactic destroyer?! Chris Powell has been many things over his young life, but now he's stepping up with a new life on the East Coast and a serious job at Project: P.E.G.A.S.U.S. But when his past comes back to haunt him and new information about his amulet and its legacy are violently brought to light, Darkhawk realizes he may have to face a much darker destiny that he ever realized. All this, plus the return of the Loners...and a reprint of DARKHAWK #1! You know how ANNIHILATION made you look twice at Nova (now star of a critically acclaimed series)? This is where Darkhawk takes off!

X-Men: Lives & Times of Lucas Bishop #1 (OF 3) – By now you know that Lucas Bishop-former cop, renegade X-Man-refuses to rest until he's killed the so-called 'mutant messiah.' But do you know why? To answer that question you have to look into Bishop's past...which actually means jumping 50 years into the future, when his parents barely escaped a nuclear holocaust, only to land in the most brutal 'mutant relocation' camp in the world. There, a young Bishop first heard the horror stories about the green-eyed monster that ushered in the the downfall of mutantkind, and swore vengeance - embarking on a life-long, time-hopping mission that begins here, in this special three-part mini-series. You haven't heard the 'Messiah Complex' story until you've heard Bishop's side of the story...

X-Men vs Hulk #1 - You're Colossus, the steel-skinned X-Man who can dish out some serious hurt. So when Wolverine wants to take you down a peg or two, who's he gonna call? If you're thinking mean and green, you're on the right trackÖ Join X-Legend Chris Claremont for a tutorial in pain you won't forget!

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