Comics Of Note, March 12th

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It’s a busy week on the stands, with books from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, Dynamite, IDW Publishing, Boom!, Valiant, and Archie in our review roundup.

First up, here’s a gorgeous piece of art from Afterlife With Archie that will be on the next Overstreet Guide:

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Archie

Thanks to the Archie team for passing that on. And now, comics!

Avengers Undercover #1

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Marvel

Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker follow up Avengers Arena with the survivors. None of whom, as you may have guessed, are adapting terribly well to life after killing their friends. The ongoing theme here is the callousness of celebrity and the distance a TV screen puts between us and the people going through the actual events, and Hopeless pays it off well. Walker’s solid art helps. Overall, it’s a pretty interesting book and worthy of future attention.

Captain Marvel #1

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Marvel

Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez pick up Carol Danvers, galactic explorer. This issue is mostly setting up the larger plot, namely Danvers going into space, but Lopez’ art is attractive, and DeConnick works in a lot of small character moments, whether it’s Carol chatting with Kit or working out how she feels with Rhodey. Worth a read, especially for Danvers fans.

Secret Avengers #1

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Marvel

S.H.I.E.L.D. putting MODOK on a team is pretty much the perfect jumping-off point for Ales Kot and Michael Walsh. Kot, bless him, is a master of the smart-ass caption, something he puts to full use here as he manages to ramp up the stakes in both absurdity and plot. Also, the ante is upped on the Hawkblock, which is always a good thing. It’s a frantic, funny book and definitely worth a read. Highly recommended.

Monster And Madman #1

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IDW

Steve Niles and Damien Worm attempt to cross over Frankenstein and Jack The Ripper. Niles actually doesn’t do a bad job with Frankenstein, as a character, but Worm spends a little too much time trying to Ben Templesmith and not quite succeeding. The muddy, dark color palette doesn’t help matters and in fact can make the book difficult to read. Still, an interesting idea, and a restrained script from Niles; worth picking up if you’re a fan.

The Crow: Pestilence #1

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IDW

Frank Bill and Drew Moss deliver a story about a pro boxer coming back from the dead that is, to be honest, not the finest moment in this franchise. The writing is clunky and florid in equal measure; it’s the kind of book where the villains are all named [Adjective] Dog, and the dialogue is written as if the characters have English as a second language. Which, to be fair, some of them do, but the effect doesn’t work: Why would Mexicans living in Mexico not speak Spanish with each other? Moss’s art also doesn’t seem suited to the book; his art can be loose, but also elaborate, but the book is too bright to really generate the proper mood. Especially after The Crow: Curare, which had the masterstroke of the Crow bringing back somebody other than an action hero, this is something of a disappointment.

The Returning #1

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Boom!

Jason Starr and Andrea Mutti begin a book about “changers”, people who return from near-death experiences… and begin committing crimes. So, zombies, but sort of not. But while Starr’s characters are a bit stock at first, with the shy teenage girl and the jerk-ass jock, the book begins to get a little more interesting right when it drops a pretty nasty cliffhanger. I’m on the fence about this one, but it’s worth a read if you want something a bit off the beaten path.

Magnus: Robot Fighter #1

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Dynamite

Fred Van Lente is usually notable for his lighthearted take on superheroics. Yeah. Not here. His reboot of a series better known for its art than its writing launches turns the Magnus “mythos”, such as it is, into something genuinely unnerving. The Gold Key reboots have all been interesting, but this one especially stands out. Cory Smith’s art is solid, albeit the coloring gives the game away a little early. Either way, this book is an unexpectedly good relaunch of a goofy cult property. Highly recommended.

Stray Bullets: Killers #1

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Image

David Lapham’s noir series returns with a new spin-off, and the decade-overdue issue #41. #41 polishes off an arc, so for those who want to get on this series, Lapham launched this. If you’ve never read an issue, this is one worth picking up: Lapham’s tight, clean art and economical storytelling makes this coming-of-age noir simultaneously absorbing and heartbreaking. It’s mature in a sense that most noir comics often aren’t, in that they deal with their characters sensitively and smartly, even when they’re bastards. A great read, and highly recommended.

Revolutionary War: Motormouth

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Marvel

Marvel’s tour through its British heroes arrives on Motormouth… who’s a single mom with two kids, living in a crappy council flat. To say this direction is… unexpected of Glenn Dakin is an understatement, but why he made that choice is cleverly shown throughout the book. This is a smart, well-done one-shot and worth picking up even if you don’t care about Marvel’s stiff upper Brits.

Beasts Of Burden: Hunters And Gatherers

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Dark Horse

Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson are back with the dogs and cats of Burden Hill, investigating yet another crime. Yes, there’s a bit of a trend of dog books on the stands lately, but Dorkin and Thompson have been working on this series for a while, and they’re willing to be gory where it matters and cute when its funny. This is largely a breather issue, filling in some continuity gaps, but it’s still a great read. Pick up a collection and start from the beginning, and read this along the way; it’s a treat.

Nosferatu Wars

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Dark Horse

Steve Niles and Menton3 deliver, well, you can guess from the title. This book collects the strip from Dark Horse Presents and honestly, it’s a bit disjointed, with the strip taking a turn for the ridiculous towards the end and with not so much a cliffhanger but an annoying unresolved opening and ending. But Menton3’s art is pretty to look at, at least; a mix of sharp lines and watercolor that makes for a distinctive and detailed style. This is generally the prelude to a miniseries, and we hope that’s a bit more well thought-out.

The X-Files: Conspiracy: The Crow

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IDW Publishing

Denton Tipton and Vic Malhotra cross over the bleak vengeance-obsessed comics and, uh, the goofy nerds from The X-Files. As you may have guessed, it’s not really the best fit, although Tipton tries his hardest and Malhotra’s art is surprisingly effective in places. The main problem is that it’s a fairly forced and rushed story that has to cram a lot in, and the creative team doesn’t have time to play with all the ideas in the story. OK for fans, but not really worth picking up for those not following this crossover.

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The Royals: Masters Of War #2

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DC Comics

Rob Williams and Simon Coleby continue their story of superpowered royals and WWII with the arrival of Japan to the party. It’s an interesting alternate take on history, but it has a problem in that the real people, like Churchill and FDR, are more compelling than its main characters. But it’s still something different, and more interesting than you might expect.

X-Force #2

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Marvel

Si Spurrier and Rock He-Kim’s gritty and smart-assed team book continues to be far funnier than it needs to be. Spurrier focuses this issue on Cable, what he’s thinking, and how he acts, and furthermore gives him what might be the most bad-ass monologue the character’s ever gotten as he tells off all the various mutant factions. It’s fast-paced, it’s funny, and it’s got a lot of mysteries in the background. Highly recommended.

Ghost #2

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Dark Horse

Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chris Sebela, Ryan Sook, and Drew Johnson have a lot going on in this issue, as Ghost crashes a demon party, the White City Ripper crashes a house, and, well, lots of plot threads are up in the air. It’s certainly not lacking for speed, but it does feel a bit overstuffed. Still, it’s a fun, gory read, and great for fans of horror and superheroes.

Unity #5

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Valiant

Matt Kindt and CAFU kick off a new arc in this team book that’s got more than a taste of James Bond to it. But it’s a welcome taste, and Kindt shows a taste for deadpan humor here that really elevates this book into something special. This is a new arc, so if you like action-packed team books, now’s the time to get on board.

The Fox #5

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Archie/Red Circle

J.M. DeMatteis and Dean Haspiel wrap up this miniseries with a tale that’s something we don’t often see in comics these days: An earnest, hopeful story about getting past our differences and working together. Yeah, it sounds corny, but Haspiel’s frothy art and DeMatteis’ understatement pay off a story that’s been building for four issues damn near perfectly. It’s comics like they used to be, but better. Highly recommended.

The Star Wars #6

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Dark Horse

J.W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew’s adaptation of Lucas’ first draft of Star Wars somehow gets even weirder, which is a hell of an achievement in of itself, but wait until you see what this book has coming. Leaving aside the fact that it’s Bizarro World Star Wars, this is a fast-paced and agreeable pulp action book well worth reading, and we can’t wait to see what’s next.

Red Team #7

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Dynamite

Garth Ennis and Craig Cermak end their action-noir series with a bang. Overall, this has been highly impressed both in how restrained Ennis’s writing has been (well, for Ennis, at least), and how focused it’s been over seven issues. If you’re a fan of noir, this is well worth picking up.

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Astro City #10

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DC/Vertigo

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson wrap up Winged Victory’s solo arc in one of the more human and warm moments of an already big-hearted comic. Busiek’s carefully-thought-out story is as much a discussion of how we treat women in our society as it is a superhero brawl, something rare in comics, and even rarer in how nuanced it is. Highly recommended.

Abe Sapien #11

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Dark Horse

This book wraps up a sad arc, less about the zombies and more about the aftermath. As always, it’s a contemplative book, and worth reading.

X #11

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Dark Horse

Daniel Maia takes over for Eric Nguyen on Duane Swierczynski’s ongoing gritty action seris, and the art does a lot for the issue, which can be summed up as “X gets the ever-loving hell beaten out of him for about seventeen pages.” Seriously. There are conventional beatings, and then there are Duane Swierczynski beatings. I’m still not sold on this book as anything other than a remnant from the ’90s, but it’s fast-paced and action-packed, so it’s hard to complain beyond that. Worth a read for gritty action fans.

Justice League Of America #13

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DC Comics

Matt Kindt, Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira continue their take on being trapped in the prison of your own mind. Tied into Forever Evil, what’s most compelling about this is Kindt’s sensitive take on Stargirl: Her self-doubt and courage make the book stand out. Sadly, this appears to be Kindt’s last issue, before the rebranding as Justice League United, but hopefully he’ll be back.

Star Wars #15

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Dark Horse

Brian Wood, Stéphane Créty, and Julien Hugonnard-Bert spend an issue talking about the political aspects of the Rebellion, and also reminding us that Luke is still in some ways a pouty teenager. And this is probably going to end badly, but hey, at least there are exciting spaceship flights.

Hawkeye #17

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Marvel

Marvel’s best book takes a break from its plot to deliver what is, supposedly, a children’s cartoon, hilariously rendered by Chris Eliopoulos. Quickly, though, it becomes yet another clever issue of the series, with Matt Fraction using the grammar and style of bad holiday cartoons to explore Clint’s insecurities in the face of being just the guy with the bow, surrounded by gods, geniuses, and super-soldiers. It’s a smart, funny, offbeat issue and it shows yet more heart and intelligence from an already superb series. Highly recommended.

Bloodshot And The H.A.R.D. Corps #20

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Valiant

So, you think you can distract Armstrong just by getting him drunk? Silly H.A.R.D. Corps. The already amusingly silly Mission: Improbable crossover hilariously rockets into the ridiculous with this issue. And he’s not even the most dangerous person in this issue; that’s a surprise on the last panel we’ll save. Highly recommended.

Batman #29

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DC Comics

Zero Year continues, although it feels a bit drawn out at this point; why it needs to go for another issue is an open question. Still worth reading, but we’re looking forward to this being wrapped up and the Batbooks moving on.

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The Full Retail List

DC COMICS
Astro City #10, $3.99
Batgirl #29 (Alex Garner Regular Cover), $2.99
Batgirl #29 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Batman #29 (Blank Variant Cover), AR
Batman #29 (Greg Capullo Combo Pack Cover), $5.99
Batman #29 (Greg Capullo Regular Cover), $4.99
Batman #29 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Batman Bruce Wayne Murderer TP (New Edition)(not verified by Diamond), $29.99
Batman Li’l Gotham #12, $2.99
Batman Unwrapped By Andy Kubert Deluxe Edition HC, $34.99
Coffin Hill #6, $2.99
Constantine #12, $2.99
DC Comics Cover Girls Huntress Statue, $99.95
DC Comics Super-Villains Crime Syndicate Johnny Quick With Atomica Action Figure, $24.95
DC Comics Super-Villains Crime Syndicate Owlman Action Figure, $24.95
FBP Federal Bureau Of Physics #8, $2.99
Green Lantern Corps #29 (Francis Portela Regular Cover), $2.99
Green Lantern Corps #29 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Green Lantern Red Lanterns #28 (Billy Tan Green Lantern 2nd Printing Variant Cover/Stephen Segovia Red Lanterns 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $2.99
Justice League 3000 #4, $2.99
Justice League Of America #13 (Eddy Barrows & Eber Ferreira Combo Pack Cover), $4.99
Justice League Of America #13 (Eddy Barrows & Eber Ferreira Regular Cover), $3.99
Justice League Of America #13 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Justice League Trinity War HC, $29.99
Legends Of The Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2, $9.99
Lucifer Volume 3 TP, $29.99
Nightwing #29 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Nightwing #29 (Will Conrad Regular Cover), $2.99
Royals Masters Of War #2 (Of 6), $2.99
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #43, $2.99
Smallville Season 11 Alien #4 (Of 4), $3.99
Superboy #29, $2.99
Superman The Man Of Steel Superman Statue Designed By Kenneth Rocafort, $79.95
Superman Wonder Woman #6 (Brett Booth & Norm Rapmund Combo Pack Cover), $4.99
Superman Wonder Woman #6 (Brett Booth & Norm Rapmund Regular Cover), $3.99
Superman Wonder Woman #6 (Robot Chicken Variant Cover), AR
Wonder Woman Volume 3 Iron TP, $16.99
Wonder Woman Volume 4 War HC, $22.99

MARVEL COMICS
All-New Ghost Rider #1 Poster By Tradd Moore, $8.99
All-New Invaders #1 (Mukesh Singh 2nd Printing Cover), $3.99
All-New Marvel NOW April Postcard (Promotional Item), AR
All-New X-Factor #2 (Kris Anka 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
All-New X-Factor #4, $3.99
All-New X-Men #22.NOW (Stuart Immonen 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
All-New X-Men #24 (Dale Keown Variant Cover), AR
All-New X-Men #24 (Stuart Immonen Regular Cover), $3.99
All-New X-Men Volume 2 Here To Stay TP, $19.99
Amazing X-Men #2 (Ed McGuiness 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Amazing X-Men #3 (Ed McGuiness 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Avengers Absolute Vision Volume 2 TP, $39.99
Avengers Undercover #1 (Francesco Mattina Regular Cover), $2.99
Avengers Undercover #1 (John Tyler Christopher Variant Cover), AR
Avengers Undercover #1 (Mark Brooks Variant Cover), AR
Avengers World #2 (Jung-Geun Yoon 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Black Widow #2 (Phil Noto 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Black Widow #3 (Phil Noto 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Black Widow #4, $3.99
Captain Marvel #1 (David Lopez Animal Variant Cover), AR
Captain Marvel #1 (David Lopez Regular Cover), $3.99
Captain Marvel #1 (John Cassaday Variant Cover), AR
Captain Marvel #1 (Leinil Francis Yu Variant Cover), AR
Captain Marvel #1 (Skottie Young Variant Cover), AR
Captain Marvel #1 By David Lopez Poster, $8.99
Daredevil #1 75th Anniversary By Alex Ross Poster, $8.99
Daredevil #1 By Chris Samnee Poster, $8.99
Daredevil Dark Nights TP, $19.99
Deadpool #25.NOW (Katie Cook Animal Variant Cover), AR
Deadpool #25.NOW (Mark Brooks Regular Cover), $2.99
Deadpool #25.NOW (Phil Noto Variant Cover), AR
Fantastic Four #2 (Arthur Adams Artist Variant Cover), AR
Fantastic Four #2 (Leonard Kirk Regular Cover), $3.99
Fantastic Four Volume 3 Doomed TP, $24.99
FF Volume 2 Family Freakout TP, $24.99
Guardians Of The Galaxy #11.NOW (Sara Pichelli 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Hawkeye #17, $2.99
Iron Man #23.NOW/Wolverine And The X-Men #1 Mini-Poster (Promotional Item), AR
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #6, $2.99
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble Volume 1 Digest TP, $9.99
Marvel’s Captain America The First Avenger The Screenplay TP, $16.99
Marvel’s Captain America The Winter Soldier Prelude TP, $14.99
Mighty Avengers #8, $3.99
Night Of The Living Deadpool #2 (Of 4)(Jay Shaw 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Revolutionary War Motormouth #1 (Declan Shalvey Variant Cover), AR
Revolutionary War Motormouth #1 (Mark Brooks Regular Cover), $3.99
Secret Avengers #1 (Katie Cook Animal Variant Cover), AR
Secret Avengers #1 (Mike Deodato Artist Variant Cover), AR
Secret Avengers #1 (Tradd Moore Regular Cover), $3.99
Superior Foes Of Spider-Man #9, $2.99
Superior Spider-Man #25 (Humberto Ramos 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Superior Spider-Man #26 (Ryan Stegman 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $3.99
Superior Spider-Man #29 (Giuseppe Camuncoli Regular Cover), $3.99
Superior Spider-Man #29 (Jorge Molina Artist Variant Cover), AR
Thor God Of Thunder Volume 3 The Accursed HC (Premiere Edition), $24.99
Wolverine #3 (Arthur Adams Artist Variant Cover), AR
Wolverine #3 (Ryan Stegman Regular Cover), $3.99
Wolverine Volume 2 Killable TP, $19.99
X-Force #2 (Rock-He Kim Regular Cover), $3.99
X-Force #2 (Terry Dodson Artist Variant Cover), AR
X-Men Legacy #300, $4.99

IMAGE COMICS
East Of West #10, $3.50
Egos #3, $2.99
End Times Of Bram And Ben TP, $12.99
Invincible #109, $2.99
Manifest Destiny #4 (2nd Printing Variant Cover), $2.99
Manifest Destiny #5, $2.99
Mercenary Sea #1 (2nd Printing Variant Cover), $2.99
Mercenary Sea #2, $2.99
Minimum Wage #3, $3.50
Spawn #241, $2.99
Stray Bullets #41, $3.50
Stray Bullets Killers #1, $3.50
Stray Bullets The Uber Alles Edition TP, $59.99
Walking Dead #123, $2.99
Witchblade #173, $2.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
47 Ronin HC, $19.99
Abe Sapien #11, $3.50
Beasts Of Burden Hunters And Gatherers (One Shot), $3.50
Drifters Volume 3 TP, $12.99
Ghost #2, $2.99
Intron Depot Volume 5 Battalion TP, $44.99
Marvel Classic Character X-Men #6 Magneto, $49.95
Nosferatu Wars (One Shot), $3.99
Star Wars #15, $2.99
Star Wars #6 (Of 8)(Lucas Draft), $3.99
X #11, $2.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Airboy Archives Volume 1 TP, $29.99
City The Mind In The Machine #2 (Of 4)(Cover A Tommy Lee Edwards), $3.99
City The Mind In The Machine #2 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Bernard Chang), $3.99
Crow Pestilence #1 (Of 4)(Cover A James O’Barr), $3.99
Crow Pestilence #1 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Carlos D’Anda), $3.99
Deadworld Restoration #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Sami Makkonen), $3.99
Deadworld Restoration #4 (Of 5)(Cover SUB Juanfrancisco Moyano), $3.99
G.I. JOE A Real American Hero 1982 #1 (Hundred Penny Press Edition)(Cover A Herb Trimpe), $1.00
G.I. JOE The Complete Collection Volume 4 HC, $49.99
Indestructible #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Jose Jopez), $3.99
Indestructible #4 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Bernard Chang), $3.99
Judge Dredd #17 (Cover A Nelson Daniel), $3.99
Judge Dredd #17 (Cover SUB Michael Avon Oeming), $3.99
Monster And Madman #1 (Of 3)(Cover A Damien Worm), $3.99
Monster And Madman #1 (Of 3)(Cover SUB Damien Worm), $3.99
My Little Pony Friends Forever #3 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
My Little Pony Friends Forever #3 (Cover RI Agnes Garbowska), AR
My Little Pony Friends Forever #3 (Cover SUB Tony Fleecs), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #7 (Cover A Derek Charm), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #7 (Cover SUB Phil Moy), $3.99
Star Trek #31 (Cover A Gerry Gastonny), $3.99
Star Trek #31 (Cover SUB Science Officer 0718 Photo), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #32 (Cover A Ross Campbell), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #32 (Cover B Kevin Eastman), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #32 (Cover RI S-Bis), AR
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Volume 2 #5 (Cover A Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird), $3.99
Transformers 1984 #1 (Hundred Penny Press Edition)(Cover A Bill Sienkiewicz), $1.00
Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #27 (Dark Cybertron Part 10 Of 12)(Cover A Casey W. Coller), $3.99
Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #27 (Dark Cybertron Part 10 Of 12)(Cover RI Alex Milne), AR
Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #27 (Dark Cybertron Part 10 Of 12)(Cover SUB Phil Jimenez), $3.99
X-Files Conspiracy The Crow #1 (Cover A Miran Kim), $3.99
X-Files Conspiracy The Crow #1 (Cover RI Joe Corroney), AR
X-Files Conspiracy The Crow #1 (Cover SUB Vic Malhotra), $3.99
X-Files Season 10 #10 (Cover A Francesco Francavilla), $3.99
X-Files Season 10 #10 (Cover RI Menton J. Matthews III), AR
X-Files Season 10 #10 (Cover SUB Cigarette Smoking Man Photo), $3.99
Zombie War Complete (Cover A Kevin Eastman & Eric Talbot), $6.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
City In The Desert Volume 2 The Serpent Crown HC, $24.99
Okko Volume 4 The Cycle Of Fire HC (New Printing)(not verified by Diamond), $19.99
Peanuts Volume 3 TP, $13.99
Regular Show Skips #5 (Of 6)(Cover A Mad Rupert), $3.99
Regular Show Skips #5 (Of 6)(Cover B Felicia Choo), $3.99
Regular Show Skips #5 (Of 6)(Cover C Monica Ray), AR
Regular Show Skips #5 (Of 6)(Cover D Jimmy Giegerich), AR
Returning #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Frazier Irving), $3.99
Returning #1 (Of 4)(Cover B Andrea Mutti), AR
Revelations #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Humberto Ramos), $3.99
Robocop Last Stand #8 (Of 8)(Cover A Declan Shalvey), $3.99
Sons Of Anarchy #7 (Cover A Paul Azaceta), $3.99

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT
Bloodshot And H.A.R.D. Corps #20 (Mission Improbable Part 2)(Clayton Henry Variant Cover), AR
Bloodshot And H.A.R.D. Corps #20 (Mission Improbable Part 2)(Jorge Molina Pullbox Variant Cover), $3.99
Bloodshot And H.A.R.D. Corps #20 (Mission Improbable Part 2)(Lewis Larosa Regular Cover), $3.99
Unity #5 (Clayton Crain Regular Cover), $3.99
Unity #5 (Diego Bernard Pullbox Variant Cover), $3.99
Unity #5 (Matt Kindt Black & White Variant Cover), AR
Unity #5 (Matt Kindt Variant Cover), AR
Unity #5 (Mico Suayan Pullbox Variant Cover), $3.99
Unity #5 (Philip Tan Pullbox Variant Cover), $3.99
Unity #5 (Raul Allen Pullbox Variant Cover), $3.99
Unity Volume 1 To Kill A King TP, $14.99

ANDREWS MCMEEL
Pearls Before Swine Pearls Fall Fast TP, $18.99

ANTARCTIC PRESS
Gold Digger #208, $3.99
Steampunk Red Riding Hood (One Shot), $3.99

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Free Mars Volume 2 Ashes To Ashes GN, $7.99

ARCANA STUDIO
Howard Lovecraft And The Kingdom Of Madness GN, $14.95
Spotlight GN (not verified by Diamond), $14.95
Steampunk Originals Volume 2 GN, $14.95

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #653 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Archie #653 (Ramon K. Perez Sugar Sugar Variant Cover), $2.99
Fox #5 (Alex Toth Throwback Variant Cover), $2.99
Fox #5 (Dean Haspiel Regular Cover), $2.99
Fox #5 (Dean Haspiel Variant Cover)(not verified by Diamond), $2.99
Fox #5 (Howard Chaykin Variant Cover), $2.99
Fox #5 (Mike Cavallaro Variant Cover), $2.99
Fox #5 (Mike Norton Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic Universe #61 (SEGA Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic Universe #61 (Tracy Yardley Regular Cover), $2.99

ASPEN COMICS
Fathom Kiani Volume 3 #1 (Of 4)(Cover A Giuseppe Cafaro), $3.99
Fathom Kiani Volume 3 #1 (Of 4)(Cover B Oliver Nome), $3.99
Fathom Kiani Volume 3 #1 (Of 4)(Cover C Michael Turner), AR
Trish Out Of Water #5 (Cover A Giuseppe Cafaro), $3.99
Trish Out Of Water #5 (Cover B Mirka Andolfo), $3.99

AVATAR PRESS
Crossed Volume 8 HC, $27.99
Crossed Volume 8 TP, $19.99
Uber #10 (Caanan White Regular Cover), $3.99
Uber #10 (Caanan White Blitzkrieg Incentive Cover), AR
Uber #10 (Michael Dipascale Propaganda Poster Cover), $3.99
Uber #10 (Caanan White Wraparound Cover), $3.99

BANTAM/SPECTRA
Game Of Thrones Volume 3 HC, $25.00

BBC BOOKS
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Corpse Maker SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Illegal Alien SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Prisoner Of Daleks SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Sands Of Time SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Scales Of Injustice SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Shakedown SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Sting Of The Zygons SC, $12.99
Doctor Who The Monster Collection Edition Touched By An Angel SC, $12.99

BEARMANOR MEDIA
Frozen In Ice The Story Of Walt Disney Productions 1966-1985 SC, $32.95
Hindsight True Love And Mischief In The Golden Age Of Porn SC, $34.95

BIG FINISH PRODUCTIONS
Avengers The Lost Episodes Volume 1 Box Set Audio CD, $49.99
Doctor Who Antidote To Oblivion Audio CD, $24.99
Doctor Who The Companion Chronicles Luna Romana Audio CD, $21.99
Doctor Who The King Of Sontar Audio CD, $18.99

BLACK LIBRARY
Warhammer Empire Omnibus SC, $17.50

BLACK MASK COMICS
Liberator Earth Crisis Salvation Of The Innocents #1 (Of 2)(Cover A Menton J. Matthews III), $3.99
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