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Motor Crush #1 (W) Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr (A) Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr
The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame and fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting ‘machine narcotic’ known as Crush.
Rockstars #1 (W) Joe Harris (A) Megan Hutchison (CA) Kim Hutchison
When a pattern of unsolved ‘groupie’ murders from the 1970s resumes in present-day Los Angeles, nobody makes the connection except Jackie Mayer, a rock nerd with a strange connection to music’s urban legends and lost history. Together with muckraking music writer Dorothy Buell, they soon uncover a vast conspiracy involving a legendary band, demonic possession, and sacrifices to the dark gods of rock.
Hawkeye #1 (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Leonardo Romero
Remember Hawkeye? No not that Hawkeye, our favourite Hawkeye, the chick who puts the hawk in Hawkeye, the butt-kicking hero who had to save the other Hawkeye’s butt all the time. Yup, you know her, it’s the dazzling Kate Bishop making her solo comics debut! Kate is heading west and returning to Los Angeles, with her bow and arrow and P.I. badge in tow. There are crimes to solve and she’s the best archer to handle ’em! The City of Angels has a new guardian angel.
Beowulf (W) Santiago Garcia (A) David Rubin
Beowulf tells of the tale of a Scandinavian hero in lands that would become what is now Denmark and Sweden: A monster, Grendel, has arrived in the kingdom of the Danes, devouring its men and women for 12 years until Beowulf arrives to save them.
Garcia and Rubin faithfully follow the original story for a new version that is neither revisionist nor postmodern, but captures the tone and important details of the poem, translating its potent, epic resonance and melancholy into a contemporary comic that isn’t standard swords and sorcery or heroic fantasy fare, but rather an ancient story with a modern perspective that remains respectful of the source material.
Justice League VS Suicide Squad #1 (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jason Fabok
The first major event storyline of DC’s Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth’s paragons of truth and justice! But you can bet that the Wall and her Task Force X won’t go down without the fight to end all fights as this weekly series gets underway!
Tomie Complete Deluxe Edition (W/A) Junji Ito
Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize that no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.
Hulk #1 (W) Mariko Tamaki (A) Nico Leon
Jennifer Walters has survived the Civil War… barely… and having risen from the rubble, she re-enters the world a different kind of hero. Fueled by a quiet rage, she is determined to move forward, to go on with her life, but the pain of the past and all she’s lost is always there – an undercurrent, a pulse, waiting to quicken and trigger Jen’s transformation into the one thing she doesn’t have control over…
Invincible Iron Man Vol. 1 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Mike Deodato
One of the most popular super heroes in the world soars to fresh heights! Tony Stark has new armour, a new supporting cast, new villains and a new purpose that will take him across the entire Marvel Universe and beyond. It begins with a shocker of a twist and only gets more surprising from there, with the return of one of Tony’s biggest nemeses and the quest to find his biological parents! As Iron Man chases Madame Masque, her actions threaten to rip all of reality apart! Shellhead’s incredible armour will be put through its paces in a story that will shock and awe – but it is who Tony teams up with that will have everyone talking. Brian Michael Bendis takes the genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist and makes him a superstar! Collecting Invincible Iron Man (2015) #1-6.
Popbot (W/A) Ashley Wood
Ashley Wood’s entire masterpiece, Popbot, is collected here in this refreshed edition for 2017. Kinetic energy, explosive imagination, and first-rate illustration collide for a comics reading experience that’s unlike any other.
Green Arrow Vol. 1: Life and Death of Oliver Queen (W) Ben Percy (A) Otto Schmidt, Juan Ferreyra
Green Arrow’s life will be forever changed as he is betrayed by those closest to him! A budding relationship with Black Canary forces Ollie to confront the fact that he can’t fight ‘the man’ if he is ‘The man’. And one by one, his friends desert him – and all the money in the world won’t bring them back when he needs them most. Collects Green Arrow: Rebirth #1 and Green Arrow #1-5.
Superman Vol. 1: Sons of Superman (W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A) Patrick Gleason, Jorge Jimenez, Mick Gray, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
After the stunning events of Rebirth, the world is left without Superman! Luckily, there is another Man of Steel to fill his shoes: the pre-Flashpoint Kal-El! However, can this new Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane? And should they help their boy use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world? Don’t miss these stories from Superman: Rebrith #1 and Superman #1-6!
New Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis: The Complete Collection
Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis transforms Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! But before he can build his New Avengers, he must disassemble the old ones! In the team’s darkest day, one of their own tears them apart – seemingly forever! But when Electro triggers a breakout at super-villain prison the Raft, Captain America and Iron Man find themselves fighting alongside a new, and very different, group of allies. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Luke Cage and Spider-Woman join the new order as the Avengers are reborn! But will the mysterious Sentry add the power of a million exploding suns to the line-up? First he needs to figure out who he is! One glorious era ends, and another age of greatness begins! Collecting Avengers (1998) #500-503 and #500 Director’s cut, Avengers Finale, New Avengers (2004) #1-10 and #1 Director’s Cut, and New Avengers: Most Wanted Files.
Aquaman Vol. 1: The Drowning (W) Dan Abnett (A) Scot Eaton, Philippe Briones, Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
Aquaman, the King of Atlantis, has never found a true home in either of the worlds that he was born of. In these tales from Aquaman: Rebirth #1 and issues #1-7 of the new series, the King of Atlantis attempts to broker a peace between Atlantis and the surface, but this noble quest might force Aquaman to choose whether to live his life above the waves, or below them. Plus, Black Manta makes his bloody return and seeks to destroy everything and everyone Aquaman loves!
Batman Vol. 1: I Am Gotham (W) Tom King, Scott Snyder (A) David Finch
The Caped Crusader has never been stopped. Not by the Joker. Not by Two-Face. Not even by the Justice League. But now, in the wake of Rebirth, Batman faces his most challenging foe ever-the idealistic hero known as Gotham, who wants to save the city from Batman himself! Collects the pages of Batman: Rebirth #1 and issues #1-6 of the new, hit BATMAN series!
Flash Vol.1: Lightning Strikes Twice (W) Joshua Williamson (A) Carmine Di Giandomenico
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never striking twice! Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster appears-but just where did this amazing new ally come from? Now, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself in a city of speedsters – and dealing with the reappearance of Wally West! Collects The Flash: Rebirth #1 plus issues #1-8 of the new series.
Justice League Vol. 1: The Extinction Machine (W) Bryan Hitch (A) Bryan Hitch, Jesus Merino, Matthew Clark, Sandu Florea, Sean Parsons, Tony S. Daniel
In these stories from Justice League: Rebirth #1 and issues #1-5 of the new series, a new day dawns for the Justice League as they welcome a slew of new members into their ranks. The question remains though, can the world’s greatest superheroes trust these new recruits? And will the members of the League be able to come together against an ancient evil that threatens to reclaim not just the world, but the entire universe?
Mighty Thor Vol. 1: Thunder In Her Veins (W) Jason Aaron (A) Russell Dauterman
Dr Jane Foster is the Goddess of Thunder – and it’s killing her. Her enemies are many as Asgard descends further into chaos, and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet she wages her greatest battle against a far more personal foe: the cancer killing her mortal form. When Loki steps back into Thor’s life, will it ease her troubles or only add to her pain? There’s no such question about Malekith as he continues to fan the flames of a looming War of Realms – when he isn’t wedding-planning, that is! And as Asgard is torn apart, the skies will shake in one of the bloodiest battles of all time: It’s Thor vs. Odin like never before! Collecting Mighty Thor (2015) #1-5.
Green Lanterns Vol. 1: Rage Planet (W) Sam Humphries, Geoff Johns (A) Ed Benes, Robson Rocha, Tom Derenick, Neil Edwards, Jackson Herbert, Ethan Van Sciver
In these stories from Green Lanterns: Rebirth #1 and Green Lanerns #1-6, new Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz begin a new era of emerald excitement, tackling the universe’s toughest beat: Earth. These rookie Lanterns promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as the ‘Red Planet’ begins to rise, the duo finds themselves confronted with the unimaginable threat of Bleez and the Red Lanterns!
Nightwing Vol. 1: Better Than Batman (W) Tim Seeley (A) Javi Fernandez
Dick Grayson is back in Gotham City, fighting to reclaim the life that was taken from him! But when a new evil threatens those closest to him, he must once again tear himself away from his home in order to combat this dark force as Nightwing! Collects Nightwing: Rebirth #1 and Nightwing #1-4, 7 and 8.
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