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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1
(W) Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw (CA) David Marquez
WHO WILL STAND
The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call? Featuring every cosmic super hero in the known universe by the THANOS WINS creative team of Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw!
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #2
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Juan Cabal (CA) Andrew Robinson
Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look at Spider-Man's (and Peter Parker's) neighborhood than any book ever. Also, it wouldn't be a Spider-Man adventure without a threat that could destroy not only Spider-Man, but all his neighbors. Superstar writer TOM TAYLOR (X-MEN RED, ALL-NEW WOLVERINE, Injustice) and rising art star JUANN CABAL (ALL-NEW WOLVERINE, X-23) give you the most local Spider-Man ever!
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin
There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader's if he's going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a person with just those skills-but after the events of "The Witching Hour," is Constantine in any condition to help the Dark Knight Detective?
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2
(W) Christos Gage (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Travis Charest
TERRAX HAS LANDED IN SAN FRANCISCO!
• This cosmic-level foe outpowers Otto Octavius, the Superior Spider-Man, by a factor of ten.
• Terrax may have no problem defeating a Spider-level hero, but he's never faced a hero who uses Otto's SUPERIOR tactics.
(W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Sam Spratt
WHEN THE POWER GOES OUT IN WAKANDA
Shuri's returned from her space adventure with Rocket and Groot - but she's brought something back with her. And now, centuries-old music and stories are disappearing across Africa. Something is stealing the continent's cultural history - and its electrical power. Then, as if the heir to the throne didn't have enough on her plate, a mysterious envoy arrives, and they're looking for the Black Panther. Life as the princess of Wakanda just got a lot more complicated!
UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #1
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Carlos E. Gomez (CA) Salvador Larroca
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1
(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Jen Bartel
• Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon.
• This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil.
• But her world looks a lot more like the one outside your window, as Eisner Award-Nominated writer Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and Russ Manning Award-Winner Dan Mora (Saban's Go Go Power Rangers) bring Buffy into a new era with new challenges, new friends...and a few enemies you might already recognize. But the more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang faces brand new Big Bads, and the threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High confirms what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell.
• WELCOME BACK TO THE HELLMOUTH, FOR THE FIRST TIME!
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Andrea Sorrentino (CA) Steve Epting
FEATURING THE IRON FIST OF 1,000,000 BC!
ANDREA SORRENTINO JOINS SERIES WRITER JASON AARON another flashback tale of the Prehistoric Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Meet the primordial woman who was the first to harness the power of the heart of the dragon Shou-Lao, becoming the very first Iron Fist.
RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #4
(W) Matthew K. Manning (A) Chad Thomas (CA) Andy Suriano
To catch a mutant kidnapper sometimes means... getting kidnapped?! When the Turtles lay a trap to lure their latest mystery villain out into the open, they find themselves biting off more than they can chew.
Overseen by show-runners Andy Suriano (Cosmic Scoundrels) and Ant Ward!
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham
"Shazam! and the Seven Kingdoms" part two! The acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham continue the first all-new ongoing SHAZAM! title in decades!
Billy Batson has uncovered a secret deep within the Rock of Eternity that sends him on his most personal mission yet-one that threatens to tear apart his family! Meanwhile, the truth behind the Rock of Eternity's purpose and its forbidden past unveils new and familiar worlds (that Dale may go mad drawing)! Plus... talking animals?!
NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS: ZERO’S JOURNEY #6
(W) Dj Milky (A) Kei Ishiyama (CA) Kiyoshi Aria
When Jack Skellington's faithful pet Zero gets lost, the ghost pup must get the help of the residents of Christmas Town to find his way back. With Halloween plans on hold while Jack mounts a search, will they be reunited in time to save both holidays? Explore the magical realms of Halloween Town and Christmas Town through the eyes of Zero as he tries to find his way home in an unfamiliar world.
TANK GIRL: ACTION ALLEY #2
(W) Alan Martin (A/CA) Brett Parson
Tank Girl's first ongoing series continues with creator Alan Martin and artist Brett Parson, in Action Alley! The Tank Girl universe begins here! The post-apocalyptic punk icon journeys into the wasteland, to discover the secret origin and noble (well, noble-ish) lineage of Booga and his race of mutant kangaroos!
MARS ATTACKS #4
(W) Kyle Starks (A) Chris Schweizer (CA) Kyle Smart
Running from a bunch of wild Martians with nothing better to do than leave you a smoking pile of ash and having a good laugh about it will leave a man in need of some rest. When Spencer and the Major find a place to lay low for a while, they encounter a threat of a non-spaceman variety and things are going to get real tense!
DUCK TALES #17
Uncle Scrooge finds himself "Marooned in Mystery Mansion" in this special two-part story! Can Mrs. Beakley save the day before things get out of hand?!
JIM HENSON’S BENEATH THE DARK CRYSTAL #6
(W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey
Thurma tests her new Fireling abilities with dangerous results while Kensho and the others seal the fate of the town of Dagger Root... for better or worse.
OVER THE GARDEN WALL: HOLLOWTOWN #5
(W) Celia Lowenthal (A) Jorge Monlongo (CA) Celia Lowenthal
Hollow Town has sprung it's trap on Wirt, Greg, and Beatrice, and they must work together if they have any hope of escaping back to the Unknown to continue on their journey home.
SMOOTH CRIMINALS #3
(W) Kurt Lustgarten, Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith (A) Leisha Riddel (CA) Audrey Mok
With their heist all planned out and the clock counting down, Mia and Brenda are ready to case the place and make their move. Sneaking into the exhibit hall should be cake, but going unnoticed? To pull that off, they'll both have to shape up and work on playing their part: with Mia trying to pass herself off as a modern 1990s woman, and Brenda as a high-society dame!
(W) Carly Usdin (A/CA) Noah Hayes
• Giant Days meets Check, Please, from the creator of Heavy Vinyl!
• Welcome to the Georgia O'Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics, an historically all-female school whose population is decidedly more drama geek than jock.
• Liv, aspiring actor and basketball enthusiast, doesn't understand why she can't be both, but she seems alone in that belief... until Charlie.
• Charlie is a recent transfer, a star basketball player, and the answer to all of Liv's problems. She'll stop at nothing to get Charlie to join the ragtag group of misfits that make up their fledgling basketball team.
• Carly Usdin (Heavy Vinyl) and Noah Hayes (Goldie Vance) present a touching tale about finding what you'fre looking for... on and off the court.
MY LITTLE PONY IDW 2020 KUUSISTO
(W) Ted Anderson (A/CA) Toni Kuusisto
Ponyville's most courageous and magical ponies celebrate friendship and fun in this adventure set twenty years in the past! Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, and the rest of your favorite fillies are young foals-surely things can't get too crazy, right?! One thing's for sure: no matter what escapades they face, the magic of friendship will see them through!
January's "20/20" initiative celebrates 20 years of IDW by exploring the future and past in your favorite comics!
AMERICAN CARNAGE #3
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Leandro Fernandez (CA) Ben Oliver
Placed in an impossible position by the white nationalist gang he's been sent to infiltrate, white-passing FBI agent Richard Wright is forced to take an action that can never, ever be undone.
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) Robson Rocha, Daniel Henriques
Aquaman no more! Still reeling from the stunning events of last issue, the onetime Sea King becomes obsessed with finding the mysterious redheaded woman from his vision. But where to even start? Don't worry, Arthur: that mysterious redhead is looking for you, too, as Mera begins the hunt for her missing mate. Amnesiac Atlanteans, redheaded mermaids and more, all on a collision course inside the mysterious town called Unspoken Water.
FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Eddy Barrows
The Freedom Fighters go public in present-day Nazi America! It's been 50 years of fascist rule in the U.S. under Hitler and his heirs, and frankly, everyone's had enough. A new Freedom Fighters team makes a very public debut in hopes of rallying the people and re-igniting the long-dormant American spirit. Phantom Lady, Black Condor, Doll Girl and Human Bomb strike a blow against the Gestapo's Iron Police Force, but will it be enough to summon the long-lost Uncle Sam from retirement?
JUSTICE LEAGUE #16
(W) James TynionIV, Scott Snyder (A) Stephen Segovia & Various (CA) Jim Cheung
It's a mystery in space: Why would the Guardians of the Universe hide top-secret intel deep in the bowels of a secret vault on Thanagar Prime? That's what Martian Manhunter, GL and Hawkgirl want to know! That's not the only puzzler popping off either, as an ancient connection that bonds Kendra and Shayera Hol unlocks the secret of the map on Hawkgirl's Dark Metal wings. Back on Earth, Starman and the Trinity look to create a wormhole that could transport them to Thanagar Prime. The only catch? It could vaporize them!
(W) Dan Waters (A) Max Fiumara, Sebastian Fiumara (CA) Goni Montes
Lucifer is enlightened. Caught in a web of bargains and deceit centuries in the making, the Devil uncovers the truth about the peculiar prison he is trapped within. Meanwhile: the detective hiding in the bushes draws close to solving the mystery of Gately House, if only he can recall his own name.
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker (A) Jamal Campbell
DC's biggest, newest mystery starts here! When a fight between Superman and Mongul crashes into a small Northwestern town, Naomi (last name?) begins a quest to uncover the last time a super-powered person visited her home-and how that might tie into her own origins and adoption. Follow Naomi's journey on a quest that will take her to the heart of the DC Universe and unfold a universe of ideas and stories that have never been seen before. Join writers Brian Michael Bendis, David Walker and breakout artist Jamal Campbell in Wonder Comics' massively ambitious new series and star... NAOMI.
TEEN TITANS GO! #32
(W) Amanda Deibert, J. Torres (A) Erich Owen (CA) Sandy Jarrell
Starfire is "Snowbunny's Fool" when Robin takes the team to a ski resort-but it's cold-weather-hater Raven who really surprises her teammates! And back in Titans Tower, things go awry when watching "Friendly the Snowman" provides the wrong kind of inspiration!
STAR WARS #60
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Jamal Campbell
"THE ESCAPE" PART FOUR!
• You can escape the horror of the galaxy.
• But only for a while.
• The return of SCAR SQUADRON.
MAN WITHOUT FEAR #4
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Danilo Beyrouth (CA) Kyle Hotz
Daredevil is gone, but Hell's Kitchen is still a place of heroes and villains. Foggy Nelson (issue #1), the Defenders (issue #2), the many loves of Matt Murdock (issue #3), the Kingpin (issue #4) and a mysterious Guardian Devil (issue #5) will all learn what it means to live in a world without a Daredevil. And without a Daredevil to protect it, has hell come for his city? Who is The Man Without Fear?!
(W) Andy Diggle (A) Alessandro Vitti (CA) Dan Panosian
The Hardcore program has been compromised, leaving its top operative stranded in another country, his mind trapped in the body of one of America's most wanted. Now he has 72 hours to escape hostile territory, with no allies-only a Lamborghini and a license to kill! Kill! Kill!
(W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda
NEW STORY ARC
Five-time Eisner Award winner for 2018
As Maika and Corvin search for Kippa through a warped and lethal land, Kippa herself will face her own terrible monsters...