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Dead No More: Clone Conspiracy
Amazing Spider-Man #19 Due 5.10.16
Someone in the Amazing Spider-Man’s orbit dies. Peter, once again, has to choose between being Spider-Man and his personal life and it doesn’t go well for him.
Clone Conspiracy #1 Due 12.10.16
The Jackal is back and has conquered death. The Amazing Spider-Man is outmatched by his classic enemy’s army. Does the wall-crawler stand a chance? Should he stand in The Jackal’s way if he’s found the key to eternal life?
Amazing Spider-Man #20 Due 19.9.16
Death is no more, and Doctor Octopus has returned! How is he back? And what does he have to do with The Jackal?
Prowler #1 Due 26.10.16
Even a super hero’s life can get boring. Double-check your gear. Patrol the city. Save the innocent. Report back to your boss, The Jackal. Wait, what? Why is Prowler working for The Jackal? What does the resurrected Madame Web have to do with him? And what has Prowler already done that may have compromised him?!
Jessica Jones #1 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) David Mack
She is back after a decade! A lot has changed in the Marvel Universe and there are still many secrets hiding in the shadows. Secrets only a special woman like Jessica Jones can hope to uncover. Discover the haunting secrets from Jessica’s past in this blistering new series. Alias Investigations is open for business.
Cage #1 (W) Genndy Tartakovsky (A/CA) Genndy Tartakovsky
From the Award-Winning creator of Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack and Hotel Transylvania! On the mean streets of Harlem, shoes are big, shirts are large, bottoms are belled and crime is rampant! But in the heart of the city, the world’s hardest-working, smack-talking, chain-wearing super hero is on the street and on the case! And his rates are reasonable! He’s CAGE! and he’ll save your behind. Dig it!
Shade, The Changing Girl #1 (W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Marley Zarcone (CA) Becky Cloonan
There’s no such thing as a little bit of madness.
Far away on the planet Meta, Loma’s going nowhere fast. She’s dropped out of school, dumped her boyfriend, and is bored out of her mind. She longs to feel things. That’s where her idol, the lunatic poet Rac Shade, and his infamous madness coat come it. Loma steals the garment and makes a break across galaxies to take up residence in a new body: Earth girl Megan Boyer. Surely everything will be better on this passionate primitive planet with a dash of madness on her side and this human girl’s easy life. Only now that she’s here, Loma discovers being a teenaged Earth girl comes with its own challenges and Earth may not be everything she thought it’d be. Megan Boyer was a bully whom everyone was glad was almost dead, and now Loma has to survive High School and navigate the consequences of the life she didn’t live with the ever-growing and uncontrollable madness at her side. Not to mention that there are people back on her homeworld who might just want Shade’s coat back.
Midnighter and Apollo #1 (W) Steve Orlando (A) Fernando Blanco (CA) Aco
You wanted it? You got it-six more issues of Midnighter madness! Together again after too long apart, Midnighter and Apollo take on subway pirates in Los Angeles and demons in Opal City… but their reunion is about to take a shocking turn and send them both on an epic journey beyond all belief!
Moonshine #1 (W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso
Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, Moonshine tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick ‘torpedo’ sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn’t figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will Holt do anything to protect his illicit booze operation, he’ll stop at nothing to protect a much darker family secret… a bloody, supernatural secret that must never see the light of day… or better still, the light of the full moon.
Platinum End Vol. 1 (W) Tsugumi Ohba (A) Takeshi Obata
As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.
Lost Boys #1 (of 6)
The stakes are raised in this nostalgic and unstoppable sequel to the ’80s cult classic vampire film, The Lost Boys. Veteran horror writers Tim Seeley and Scott Godlewski deliver a gruesome and stylish return to the bloody boardwalks and big hair of 1987!
Reborn #1 (W) Mark Millar (A) Greg Capullo
Where do you go when you die? Not heaven or hell; somewhere else. Somewhere you have to fight to survive. Somewhere the people from the past are waiting for you – the good and the bad.
Super Mario Adventures (W) Kentaro Takekuma (A) Kentaro Takekuma
Super Mario Adventures, inspired by the bestselling Super Mario video game franchise, is a collection of comics that originally ran in Nintendo Power magazine in 1992-93.
The peril-plagued Princess Toadstool is kidnapped by the diabolical deadbeat Bowser but super plumbers Mario and Luigi hatch a plan with their new friend Yoshi to rescue her. Are the Super Mario Bros’ plans a pipe dream? Can they stop the Koopa King before he forces the Princess to be his bride?!
Infamous Iron Man #1 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Alex Maleev
There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom’s Master Plan?
Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #1 (W) Gerard Way, Jonathan Rivera (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming
Cave Carson has done it all: survived countless adventures below the Earth’s surface, met the love of his life, and gotten a cybernetic eye… somehow. After he and his wife, Eileen, sent their only daughter Chloe off to college, Cave was ready to become just another mundane member of the surface world. That is, until Eileen got sick. Newly widowed, Cave tries to piece his life back together when a knock on the door of his secret underground lab pulls him back into a past that he and Eileen thought they had left buried deep within the Earth.
Adding to his troubles, Cave must determine if his recent hallucinations and visions are the work of his mind or his mysterious cybernetic eye. (Spoiler: It’s the eye.)
Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary
An immense special issue celebrating seventy-five years of the Amazing Amazon, through phenomenal new stories, art, and stand-alone illustrations! Featuring a roster of incredible creators-some who’ve laid down legendary runs with the character, and some who’ve never drawn her before-including Rafael Albuquerque, Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Renae De Liz, Brenden Fletcher, Adam Hughes, Karl Kerschl, Gail Simone, and many, many more to be announced!
Shipwreck #1 (W) Warren Ellis (A) Phil Hester
Dr Jonathan Shipwright, sole survivor of a very unusual and very secret shipwreck, doesn’t know where he is. Seemingly trapped on an endless road, in pursuit of a saboteur who holds the key to his salvation – or doom.
Black Widow Vol. 1 (W) Mark Waid, Chris Samnee (A) Chris Samnee
Natasha has a lifetime of secrets, and when some of the darkest ones are made public, nobody is safe. As S.H.I.E.L.D. turns on its once-greatest asset, she seeks out her own answers in a knock-down, drag-out tale of action and espionage! But the Widow’s hunt for the Weeping Lion sends her back to the one place she never wanted to go! With a little help from old friends – and old enemies lying in wait – she’ll face the new incarnation of the Red Room: the Dark Room! But as S.H.I.E.L.D. closes in, Natasha finds herself on a collision course with the Invincible Iron Man!
Northlanders Vol. 2: The Icelandic Saga (W) Brian Wood (A) Davide Gianfelice, Fiona Staples, Becky Cloonan, Paul Azaceta (CA) Massimo Carnevale
In these stories from NORTHLANDERS #20, 29, 35-36 and 42-50, Sven of Orkney comes face-to-face with his own mythology, a daring man named Dag becomes the first man ever to turn his Viking boat West, an old Icelandic fisherman discovers the body of a young girl embedded in the ice and the Hauksson family builds a powerful crime empire on Iceland only to clash with the rising Church.
Sandman Overture (W) Neil Gaiman (A) J. H. Williams
Twenty-five years after THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman’s legendary series is back! From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE features cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as the Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King’s siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny.
Runaways Vol. 1 (W) Brian K. Vaughan (A) Adrian Alphona
At some point in their lives, all young people believe their parents are evil… but what if they really are? Meet Alex, Karolina, Gert, Chase, Molly and Nico – whose lives are about to take an unexpected turn. When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives – vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy.
Mass Effect Omnibus (W) Mac Walters, John Jackson Miller, Jeremy Barlow, Patrick Weekes, John Dombrow, Sylvia Feketekuty (A) Omar Francia, Eduardo Francisco, Garry Brown, Chris Staggs, Jean Diaz (CA) Daryl Mandryk
Mass Effect 2 and 3 lead writer Mac Walters teams up with an all-star creative team, including John Jackson Miller, Omar Francia, Eduardo Francisco, and more! Collects the first four story arcs-Redemption, Evolution, Invasion, and Homeworlds!
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The winners of 2016 Eisner Awards were announced among the teaser trailers of San Diego Comic Con. All nominated were worthy of the honour but here’s the cream of the cream of the crop:
Best New Series: Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang
Best Limited Series: The Fade Out, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
Best Continuing Series: Southern Bastards by Jason Aaron and Jason LaTour
Best Reality-Based Work: March: Book Two by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell
Best Graphic Album — Reprint: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Best Graphic Album — New: Ruins by Peter Kuper
Best Short Story: “Killing and Dying” by Adrian Tomine in Optic Nerve #14
Best Single Issue/One-Shot: Silver Surfer #11: “Never After” by Dan Slott and Michael Allred
Best Anthology: Drawn & Quarterly, Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary, Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels edited by Tom Devlin
Best Lettering: Derf Backderf (Trashed)
Best Colouring: Jordie Bellaire (The Autumnlands, Injection, Plutona, Pretty Deadly, The Surface, They’re Not Like Us, Zero, The X-Files, The Massive, Magneto, Vision)
Best Penciller: Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls)
Best Painter/Multimedia Artist: Dustin Nguyen (Descender)
Best Writer: Jason Aaron (Southern Bastards, Men of Wrath, Doctor Strange, Star Wars, Thor)
Best Cover Artist: David Aja
Best Academic/Scholarly Work: The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art, edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings
Best Adaptation from Another Medium: Two Brothers by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba
Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8): Little Robot by Ben Hatke
Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12): Over the Garden Wall by Pat McHale, Amalia Levari, and Jim Campbell
Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17): SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki
Best Humour Publication: Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection! by Kate Beaton