GENRE TV

Stargirl, "Brainwave Jr." (DCUniverse, July 20)

Stargirl, "Brainwave Jr." (The CW, July 20)

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, "As I Have Always Been" (ABC, July 22)

Doom Patrol, "Dumb Patrol" (DCUniverse, July 23)

NOS4A2, "The Hourglass" (AMC, July 26)

Wynonna Earp, "On the Road Again" (Syfy, July 26)

ONLINE

Marvel Storyboards, Episode 1 featuring Hugh Jackman. (Marvel YouTube Channel, July 23)

Comic-Con@Home, YouTube, July 22-26

Click here for schedule

JusticeCon, YouTube, July 25-26

DIGITALCOMICS

Monday July 20

Superman: The Man of Tomorrow #12

 “Superman’s Day Off” by Robert Venditti, Scott Hepburn, Ian Herring and Dave Sharpe

Metropolis is without the Man of Steel for a day and villains are coming out of the woodwork to take advantage. Can the city stand against the many threats? And where is Supeman?!

 

Tuesday July 21

Batman: Gotham Nights #14

“Bad News” by Tom Taylor, Daniel Sampere, Juan Albarran, Adriano Lucas and Tom Napolitano.

Deathstroke is hired to take out the only witness to a corrupt politician’s mob ties, but his newest mark has some friends in high places...

“Monster” by Frank Tieri, Tyler Kirkham, Arif Prianto and Tom Napolitano

A surprise during a bank robbery brings back old memories for Killer Croc. But he’s not that bullied, defeated kid from the freakshow anymore…he’s something much worse.

Crema OGN

Bestselling Writer Johnnie Christmas and Hugo-Award Finalist Dante Luiz Present Crema, A Charming Original Graphic Novel About Coffee, Ghosts, and Romance. Available via ComiXology Originals on July 21, 2020.

New York, NY— “Esme always feared sleep. As a child she feared monsters lurked there. Waiting to swallow her up in the dark where no one would find her. She’d be lost. Invisible. So she made a plan to drink sleep away. Night after night… with cup after cup… of coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.”

So begins Crema, a delectable original graphic novel by #1 New York Times bestselling writer Johnnie Christmas and Prism-Award nominee Dante Luiz, featuring lettering by Ryan Ferrier. Arriving July 21st from comiXology Originals, Crema is the story of a haunted romance that explores the world of coffee and is told in three potent chapters — The Last Roast, The Grind, and Brew — all of which simmer with magical realism and passion.

Esme loves coffee. She works as a barista at a Brooklyn coffee shop and knows everything there is to know about the stuff. But when she drinks too much, she can actually see . . . and talk to . . . ghosts. In fact, Gerry the ghost has been her friend since she was a young child.

Esme often feels invisible, until she meets Yara, heiress to the coffee shop and its coffee bean provider Cherry Mountain Farm. Their world is turned upside down when Esme discovers a mysterious letter written in old Portuguese and encounters the strange ghost of an Old-World nobleman, in the basement of the coffee shop. In the midst of a sexy whirlwind romance, the discovery leads Esme and Yara to the deteriorating (and said to be haunted) coffee plantation in Brazil bringing dark and sinister tidings of unrequited love. Will Yara sell her family’s coffee plantation? Will Esme find peace—and an escape from the ghosts that visit her?

“I wrote most of it in coffee shops around Vancouver, pounding copious amounts of caffeine and listening to hours of cafe talk,” says writer Johnnie Christmas, who is perhaps best known for illustrating Margaret Atwood’s graphic novel debut Angel Catbird. “Dante’s art is beautiful. We were going for magical realism and fabulism in the modern context, utilizing color shifts in places to further heighten romance and ghostly terror.”

Crema is sure to appeal to fans of Neil Gaiman, Laura Esquivel, and Anthony Bourdain. Like the sip of a world class cup of coffee and the first kiss of a new romance, this charming graphic novel will transport you.

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive content, Crema will be available upon release on July 21, 2020 at no additional cost, for members of Amazon Prime, Kindle Unlimited, and comiXology Unlimited, and for purchase on Kindle and comiXology. Prime Reading offers all Amazon Prime members a rotating selection of over a thousand top Kindle books, magazines, short works, comic books, children’s books, and more – all at no additional cost. Kindle Unlimited offers over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and select current issues of popular magazines for just $9.99 a month with a 30-day free trial at amazon.com/kindleunlimited. ComiXology Unlimited now offers over 25,000 comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month with a 60-day free trial at comixology.com/unlimited.

Wednesday July 22

Birds of Prey: Sirens of Justice #2

“Disguises” by Robert Venditti, Isaac Goodhart, Chris Sotomayor and Travis Lanham

Harley reluctantly agrees to meet with an old roommate from med school and finds herself considering the paths not taken. Turns out, she wasn’t missing much.

“The Killing” by John Layman, Cully Hamner, Dave McCaig and Justin Birch

Huntress is on the trail of a mobster on the lam, but her mission turns into a race when another bounty hunter joins the fray. And it’s no ordinary gun for hire—it’s none other than Deathstroke!

 

Friday July 24

Shazam: Lightning Strikes #2

“On the Job!” by Louise Simonson, Bret Blevins, Chris Sotomayor and Marshall Dillon

Pedro takes his new crossing guard responsibilities very seriously. But when disaster strikes, can he keep his Shazam Family identity a secret and keep his classmates safe?

“Destroying Eugene Choi” by Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, David Baron and Marshall Dillon

A mysterious glowing artifact proves to be the perfect power source for Eugene’s robotics project—until it grants his robot a life of its own! Now Eugene must dismantle the rogue battlebots before they destroy Fawcett High...and to do it, he’ll need the helpof his greatest rival!

 

Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red Chapter Five, “The Life and Death of Harley Quinn.”

Hammering fans weekly with Harley Quinn stories in the vein of Batman: Black & White, the fifth chapter of Harley Quinn: Black + White + Red has arrived! Riley Rossmo’s exploration of DC’s Clown Princess of Crime is as chaotic as the character! This fifth installment in the fourteen-chapter anthology series is now available on participating digital platforms, including readdc.com, Comixology, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and more!

In Rossmo’s stylized story, it’s the history of the life, the universe, and everything as told by HARLEY QUINN! From the big bang all the way to the end of the world! This one has got it all! Spaceships, parades, prison breaks, copious amounts of costume changes and most importantly: Harley, Harley, and more Harley!

Harley Quinn Black + White + Red Chapter Five by Riley Rossmo, lettered by Deron Bennett, is available now, along with previous chapters by Stjepan Šejić, Mirka Andolfo, Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez and Tim Seeley and Juan Ferreyra.

COMICS

Ablaze

Kidz #5

 

Action Lab

Sweet Heart #2 (Of 5)

Zombie Tramp Ongoing #70

 

Adhouse Books

Nmik GN

 

Aftershock Comics

Bad Reception #5

Man Who Effed Up Time #4

Out Of The Blue Comp HC

 

Ahoy Comics

Billionaire Island #3 (Of 4)

 

American Mythology

Carson Of Venus Realm Of Dead #2

 

Amigo Comics

Ezequiel Himes Zombie Hunter #2 (Of 2)

Nancy In Hell Hell Gates One-Shot

 

Archie Comics

Archie Giant Comics Jump TPB

World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #100

 

Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc

Hotell #3 (Of 4)

Resistance #3 (Of 6)

 

Behemoth Comics

Blackout TPB

 

Boom! Studios

Angel & Spike #12

Faithless II #1 cover B erotica variant (2nd Ptg)

Folklords TPB

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Beyond Grid TPB

Power Rangers Ranger Slayer #1

Space Bear OGN HC

Wicked Things #3

Wynd #1 (Of 5) 2nd Ptg

Wynd #2 (Of 5)

 

Charmz

Chloe v5 Carnival Party GN

 

Dark Horse Comics

Blacksad: The Collected Stories TPB

Celebrate Blacksad's twentieth year with this comprehensive volume featuring five of the biggest cases.

Blacksad is constantly up to his ears in trouble. Sticking his nose into mystery after mystery, often getting involved with women almost as dangerous as the criminals he thwarts. Be it solving the murder of a famous actress or keeping nuclear weapons out of terrorist hands, Blacksad's grim work often provides a mirror for real world conflict and human issues, never turning a blind eye to racism, political tensions, or brutally sudden violence.

This volume collects the following Blacksad stories: Somewhere Within the Shadows, Arctic Nation, Red Soul, A Silent Hell, Amarillo; and the comic shorts "Spit at the Sky" and "Like Cats and Dogs".

  • This series has won nearly a dozen prestigious awards along with praise from comics' most highly esteemed creators including Stan Lee, Will Eisner, and Jim Steranko.
  • Now a video game from Pendulo Studios!

Features new materials never published in English.

Hellsing Deluxe Edition v1 HC

Making Of Umbrella Academy HC

Tales From Harrow County

 

DC Comics

Action Comics #1023

Amethyst #4

Batgirl #47 (“The Joker War” tie-in issue)

Batman #95 (“The Joker War” Begins!)Batman Beyond #45

Batman Beyond Vol. 7: First Flight TPB

Birds of Prey: Sirens of Justice #2

Books of Magic #21

Detective Comics #1024

As the story of Two-Face reaches it end, find out how The Joker has been the puppet master behind the torment of Harvey Dent! After years of schism, Harvey will find peace, but will that be in a chance for a new life, or in death? This final battle between Batman, Two-Face and Lincoln March will end with a shocking conclusion sure to split you in two!

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY

Card stock variant cover by LEE BERMEJO

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US

The Flash #758

The Flash: United They Fall TPB

Green Lantern/Green Arrow: Space Traveling Heroes TPB

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity -- Secret Files #1

Justice League Dark #24

The Last God #7

Shazam! #13

Teen Titans Go! Roll with It! #6

Wonder Woman Through the Years HC

Drawn & Quarterly

Department Of Mind-Blowing Theories Gauld Strips TPB

Umma's Table GN

 

Dynamite

George RR Martin A Clash Of Kings #5

Green Hornet #1

John Wick v1 HC

Killing Red Sonja #2

Red Sonja #17

Vengeance Of Vampirella #9

 

Fantagraphics

Frank & Now Sir This Your Missing Gonad  HC

 

:01 First Second

Stuck Rubber Baby 25th Anniv HC

Unrig HC

 

IDW Publishing

Canto & Clockwork Fairies One-Shot

GI Joe A Real American Hero Complete Silence

Napoleon Dynamite Impeach Pedro TPB

Sonic The Hedgehog #29

Star Trek Year Five v2: Wine-Dark Deep TPB

TMNT Urban Legends #25

Transformers #21

Usagi Yojimbo #10

Image Comics

A Man Among Ye #1 2nd Ptg

PORTLAND, Ore.  — Stephanie Phillips and Craig Cermak’s A Man Among Ye from Image/Top Cow Productions will

be rushed back to print in order to keep up with customer demand for the swashbuckling new series. The A Man Among Ye #1, second printing cover will feature art by Francesca Fantini.

A Man Among Ye brings to life the tale of Anne Bonny and Mary Read as they hoist the skull and crossbones, draw cutlasses, and seek a treasure that will make them legends. In an era when sailing with women was thought to be bad luck—Anne and Mary might just be the only people capable of saving the pirate way of life.

A Man Among Ye is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for A Man Among Ye:

"This comic is so entertaining, I never realized that I was getting a history lesson, too! Win-win!"  —Mark Waid

"This is a must-read for anyone hungry for Anne Bonny and Mary Read's adventure on the high seas!"  —Marc Silvestri

“A Man Among Ye #1 has all the prerequisite charm I am looking from in both a first issue and a story about pirates. I'm intrigued by the tale that Phillips and Cermak have presented and will be keeping an eye out for number 2 when the tides come rolling back in.” —Black Nerd Problems

“Great art.” —Outright Geekery

“The allure of piracy is a potent one in this story that lays a foundation for more creative liberties to be taken, and assuming A Man Among Ye's first issue is any indication and the spotlight stays wholly focused on Anne as it should, those liberties will be taken in the right direction.” —ComicBook.com

“A fun debut.” —Graphic Policy

Adventureman #1 2nd Ptg

PORTLAND, Ore. — The highly anticipated new series launch from Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals, Hawkeye), Terry and Rachel Dodson (X-Men/Fantastic Four)—Adventureman—is being rushed back to print from Image Comics in order to keep up with growing reader and retailer demand. The new adventure series stole readers’ hearts with out-of-this-world fantasy escapism, low flying steampunk dirigibles, and a pulse-pounding premise perfect for any age.

Adventureman #1 begins when a mysterious customer enters Claire’s bookstore and leaves behind a mint condition Adventureman edition in a hurry, strange things begin happening. Did Adventureman’s story truly end eighty years ago? Or is there more to the pulp superhero’s tale yet to be unveiled?

Adventureman #1, second printing (Diamond Code APR208592) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, July 22.

Select praise for Adventureman:

“A fully realized pulp story and family comic held together by metafictional strings. Yes, Grant Morrison fans, there's a sigil. Plus, there's a never-ending flurry of widescreen pages with detailed art. A fan of a type of story finding herself in the middle of one is just good old fashioned comfort food for dark times.” —Graphic Policy

“From excitement in the past to mystery in the present, Adventureman! #1 leaves readers aching for more!” —Multiversity Comics

“Books like these are why I love comics: the sheer audacity, the genuine warmth, the emphasis on why stories matter.” —Black Nerd Problems

“Matt Fraction has something pretty cool brewing here. I'm ready for my second serving.” —SciFi Pulse

Birthright #45     $3.99

Bliss #1 (Of 8)

Chu #1 (Mr)

Death Or Glory #11

Decorum #3

Die #12

East Of West v10 TPB

Low #23

Ludocrats #1 (2nd PTG)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (Die, The Wicked + The Divine), writer Jim Rossignol (Sir, You

Are Being Hunted), artist Jeff Stokely (The Spire), and colorist Tamra Bonvillain’s (Once & Future) The Ludocrats #2 is being fast-tracked to a second printing in order to keep up with increasing demand. 

What is it? Previously we said "In short: The Ludocrats! The aristocrats of ludicrous! A festival of absurdist fantasy and British humor perfect for fans of Good Omens and Monty Python. Baron Otto Von Subertan and Professor Hades Zero-K are here, and they're going to save us all have a nice time" and that still sounds about right. Except this time it's "In short: The Ludocrats! The aristocrats of ludicrous! A festival of absurdist fantasy and British humor perfect for fans of Good Omens and Monty Python. Baron Otto Von Subertan and Professor Hades Zero-K are here, and they're going to save us all have a nice time... with a new cover for this printing by the multiple-Eisner award nominated powerhouses of Ro Stein and Ted Brandt. Fear their majesty! Love it!"

The Ludocrats is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Middlewest #18

PORTLAND, Ore. — The beloved, Eisner Award nominated comic book series Middlewest by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona will come to a breathtaking conclusion this July. The final issue of the series, Middlewest #18, will pack a punch with a stunning virgin cover, without trade dress, by Young.

“This book has meant so much to me. Between telling my story of family struggles to finding new members of my family in my partner and co-creator, Jorge and his wife Morgan,” said Young. “It’s been one of the most rewarding experiences in the twenty years I’ve been in this business. I’m not crying, YOU’RE CRYING.”

In Middlewest #18, the missteps of the past meet an uncertain future as the roving monster that Dale has been confronts the ruinous behemoth that Abel has become.

Corona added: “A beautiful lesson of life and family that will stay with me for a long time. Truly humbled by the extraordinary talent of the team that pushed the comic to new heights every month. Thank you all for staying with us till the end, and thank you Skottie for bringing us all along for the ride.”

Middlewest #18 Cover A by Corona and Jean-Francois Beaulieu (Diamond Code MAR200234) and Cover B by Young (Diamond Code MAR200235) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, July 22.

Middlewest #18 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

The final trade paperback collected edition, Middlewest, Vol. 3 (ISBN: 978-1534315983) will be available on Wednesday, August 26 and in bookstores on Tuesday, September 1.

It can be pre-ordered at your local comic book shop or independent bookstore via Bookshop or IndieBound, or it can be pre-ordered on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and Indigo. 

Monstress #29

Nomen Omen #7 (Of 15)

Oliver v1 TPB

SfSx v1: Protection

“For SfSx, a jailbreak heist action-adventure, skills like bondage and pole dancing are about to become quite useful.” —Rolling Stone

PORTLAND, Ore. — From notorious kink writer Tina Horn (Why Are People Into That?! podcast) and featuring a

diverse group of artists, comes SfSx (Safe Sex), Vol. 1: Protection, a social thriller about sex, love, and torture. This first volume in the critically acclaimed, ongoing Image Comics series, will collect issues #1-7 into trade paperback this July.

Set in a draconian America where sexuality is strictly bureaucratized and policed, SfSx follows a group of queer sex workers trying to keep the magic alive in an underground club called the Dirty Mind. Using their unique talents for bondage and seduction, they resolve to infiltrate the mysterious government Pleasure Center, free their incarcerated friends, and fight the power!

Best described as Sex Criminals by way of Gilead, Publishers Weekly said of it: “readers with a yen for third-wave feminist fury will find plenty to enjoy in these porn-friendly adventures.”

Fans of Hustlers and Sunstone won’t want to miss out on this hot new series.

SfSx (Safe Sex), Vol. 1: Protection (ISBN: 978-1-5343-1585-3, Diamond Code MAR200113) will be available on Wednesday, July 22 and in bookstores on Tuesday, July 28. It can be pre-ordered at your local comic book shop or independent bookstore via Bookshop or IndieBound, or it can be pre-ordered on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, and Indigo.

SfSx (Safe Sex), Vol. 1: Protection will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for SfSx:

“In Tina Horn’s racy sci-fi thriller, sex workers are the heroes we always needed. It asks us: What does society look like when sexuality is policed and monitored with the full weight of a fascist dragnet?” —Playboy

“Part-thriller, part-political statement and unlike anything else in contemporary comics. Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, and Vonnegut, all filtered through the sensibilities of queer punk with an antagonist that feels at once entirely prescient and also utterly chilling.” —The Hollywood Reporter

“For SfSx, a jailbreak heist action-adventure, skills like bondage and pole dancing are about to become quite useful.” —Rolling Stone

“The action-filled story of an anti-sex dystopia, but with heart. NSFW as heck.” —Polygon

“A celebration of the way queer people, sex workers, and other sexual outsiders are always at the forefront of advancing our cultural ideas about sex and pleasure.” —Teen Vogue

“SfSx zeroes in on the dystopian, anti-sex nightmare we seem to be hurtling towards. Visceral, arousing, and terrifying. Tina Horn's writing gave me goosebumps, wishing I could visit The Dirty Mind, and fearing that we'll soon live in a future where such a place is no longer possible.” —Stoya

“SfSx shoves its sparkly stiletto heel right in the face of anyone who has ever tried to keep sex workers down. Tina Horn’s work reminds us how important sexual freedom is to the American spirit.” —Stormy Daniels

“Horn has shown herself to be a writer who has taken to comics incredibly well, adept at both writing visually but also has brilliant dense prose and dialogue which contribute to incredibly vivid worldbuilding.” —Comics Beat

Tartarus #4

That Texas Blood #1 2nd Ptg

PORTLAND, Ore. — Breakout hit That Texas Blood by critically acclaimed Criminal colorist and first time solo artist

Jacob Phillips and writer Chris Condon is being rushed back to print in order to keep up with overwhelming demand. The new neo-noir crime series is perhaps best described as Southern Bastards and True Grit meets Breaking Bad and puts a contemporary spin on the Western genre.

That Texas Blood kicks off when the search for a casserole dish leads to a dark and tense confrontation on Sheriff Joe Bob Coates’ 70th birthday.

Coates has always lived in Fort Lehane. He's always been in Ambrose County. It's always been in his blood. It's a Texas thing. But the crimes don't stop. And they don't get easier.

For some reason... they keep getting worse. And worse. And... Well. It's Texas. And Joe Bob is tough. Maybe he's tough enough to fight it. To last. It's in his blood, after all. That Texas Blood.

That Texas Blood #1, second printing (Diamond Code APR208642) will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, July 22.

That Texas Blood is also available for purchase across many digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.

Select praise for That Texas Blood:

“Chris and Jacob pull off something remarkable here. A vivid and bright story that nails a thorough sense of foreboding and darkness. A shocking amount of talent for a duo so fresh to comics!” —Chip Zdarsky, Sex Criminals, Daredevil

“A delightfully dark debut.” —Nerdist

“Blood and cruelty spill into the kindness and manners that provide Coates’ town a quaint, charming appeal... That Texas Blood is a ghost story and a Western, and it questions whether there is a difference between the two. As it builds upon the legacy of other modern Westerns, which raised similar questions, it’s not difficult to see how the series may stand comfortably upon the shoulders of giants.” —ComicBook.com

 

Kodansha Comics

Living Room Matsunaga San v3 GN

Seven Deadly Sins v38 GN

Something's Wrong With Us v2 GN

 

Mad Cave Studios

Hellfighter Quin #3 (Of 5)

Rv9 v1 TPB

 

Magnetic Press

Mr. Invincible GN

 

Marvel Comics

Amazing Spider-Man 2099 Companion TPB

Amazing Spider-Man Sins Rising Prelude #1

Avengers By Jason Aaron v6 Starbrand Reborn TPB

Daredevil #21

Empyre #2 (Of 6)

Empyre Avengers #1 (Of 3)

Empyre X-Men #1 (Of 4)

Eternals By Kirby Complete Collection TPB

FCBD 2020: Spider-Man/Venom #1

Written by DONNY CATES and JED MCKAY

Art by RYAN STEGMAN and PATRICK GLEASON

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020: SPIDER-MAN/VENOM will provide two exciting tales connected to the coming major storylines in VENOM, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and BLACK CAT from top creators Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, Jed MacKay, and Patrick Gleason and more!

Hellions #2

Lords Of Empyre Emperor Hulkling #1     $4.99

Miles Morales v3 Family Business TPB

New Mutants #11

Ruins Of Ravencroft TPB

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #2

Venom By Donny Cates v4 Venom Island TPB

Wolverine #3

Wolverine: Weapon X New Ptg TPB

X-Force By Benjamin Percy v1 TPB

X-Men Fantastic Four #4 (Of 4)

 

NBM

Giant HC

By Mikaël

"Mikaël conjures drama in each frame, with high-contrast and earth and sepia-toned washes that fit the period feel, which is underscored by historical references." – Booklist

From French Canadian cartoonist Mikaël, Giant tells the story of the immigrants who built Rockefeller Center during the Great Depression in 1932.  The lead character is an Irish immigrant nicknamed "Giant", working high above the New York skyline, who engages in a letter exchange with the wife of colleague who fell to his death, posing as him and sending money as he doesn’t have the courage to tell her the truth



9x12, 120pp., full color HC, $24.99, ISBN 9781681122533, e: 9781681122540, $16.99

Phoolan Devi, Rebel Queen

By Claire Fauvel

"This striking biography is as memorable as its vigilante heroine." – Publishers Weekly

She rebelled against the ancient tribal rules of India, her country, resulting in her becoming a Robin Hood type bandit. Essentially sold at the age of 11 to become a wife for a much older man, she ran away when he raped her. From that point on, there were few choices for her but to join a roaming gang of bandits, her ambition leading her to become their Robin-Hood-for-women rebel chief. 



Ultimately, society caught up with her and she even became a strong voice for change, women, and social justice as a representative in the Indian parliament.

8 ½, 11, 224pp., full color HC, $34.99 (HC), $19.99 (SC)

 

Red 5

Xira #1

 

Scout Comics

Canopus #4

If you've been following along so far with CANOPUS, the sci-fi mini-series by writer/artist/musician Dave Chisholm from Scout Comics, you know it's been quite the ride. While the first issue starts as the story of a marooned astronaut trying to get home, that admittedly driving plot almost immediately gave way to something . . . weirder. And the weird has continued notching up, straight through next week's CANOPUS #4, the final issue. 

One of the first things that jumps out at you when reading this series is how the twists you thought you anticipated wind up not being quite what you had in mind, with each issue landing a shattering reveal that leads right into the next. The objects littering this strange planet from Helen's memories have both illuminated her life for us and given the story texture and depth beyond its "race to get home" structure, as well as subtle clues to what's ultimately happening and why she's here. If it wasn't clear before, #4 drives home the point that the importance of this mission (or at least the part Dave wants to show us) is personal, as Helen's saga reaches an emotional punch of a conclusion.

Here's a folder with review copies of all four issues so far (just in case you need to catch up) and here's some shareable art from the issue. Thanks so much for considering a review, and we hope you enjoy reaching the end of the voyage in these well-earned final pages!

Tart TPB

Vlad Dracul #1 (Of 3)

Yasmeen #1

 

Seven Seas Entertainment

BL Metamorphosis v2 GN

Dragon Goes House Hunting v5 GN

High Rise Invasion v7 GN (Collects Vol 13 & 14)

King Of Fighters New Beginning v3 GN

Kingdom Of Z v1 GN

Little Devils v4 GN

 

Source Point Press

Backfired #1

Danger Devil #2

Fuhrer And The Tramp #4 (Of 5)

Gutter Magic Smoke & Mirrors #3

Hollow #1

Monstrous Witch Hunt #1

No Heroine #1

Norah v2 #1

Seance Room TPB

Skylin #3

Tranquility TPB

Warcorns Combat Unicorns For Hire One-Shot

 

Storm King Productions

Storm Kids Hyperbreed #5

 

Sublime

Dont Be Cruel v9 GN

Jealousy v1 GN

 

Titan Comics

FCBD Horizon Zero Dawn #0: An exclusive lead-in story to the brand-new Horizon Zero Dawn ongoing comic series! Available from your local comic shop on July 22, 2020.

Moorcock Library Corum v4: Bull And Spear HC

Snowpiercer: Explorers TPB

Snowpiercer v3: Terminus

Star Trek Best Of Discovery TPB

 

UDON Entertainment

Rose Of Versailles v2 GN

 

Viz LLC

Act-Age v1 GN

Beastars v7 GN

Children Of Whales v15 GN

Daytime Shooting Star v7 GN

Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba v14 GN

Dr Stone v12 GN

Haikyu v39 GN

Hell’s Paradise Jigokuraku v3 GN

Incurable Case Of Love v4 GN

Kaguya Sama Love Is War v15 GN            

Levius Est v5 GN

Love Me Love Me Not v3 GN

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt v14 GN

Mujirushi Sign Of Dreams GN

No Guns Life v6 GN

One Punch Man v20 GN

Persona 5 Manga v3 GN

Prince Freya v2 GN

Radiant v12 GN

Record Of Grancrest War v7 GN

Rin-Ne v34 GN

Rwby Official Manga v1 GN

Seraph Of End Vampire Reign v19 GN

Snow White With Red Hair v8 GN

Splatoon Squid Kids Comedy Show v1 GN

Takane & Hana v15 GN

 

Yen Press

Barakamon 18 Plus 1 v19 GN

Hero Overpowered But Overly Cautious v2 GN

Sacrificial Princess & King Beasts v10 GN

 

Zenescope

Shang #2 (Of 3)

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One Punch Man v20 GN

Picked that up at the B & N 17 days ago.  Still reliably entertaining.

"Green Lantern/Green Arrow: Space Traveling Heroes TPB"

This was solicited as a hardcover.

I hope the listing is in error.

DC's website doesn't specify, but it's priced at $49.99. Sounds like a HC to me.

Jeff of Earth-J said:

"Green Lantern/Green Arrow: Space Traveling Heroes TPB"

This was solicited as a hardcover.

I hope the listing is in error.

Amazon lists it as a hardcover, so whatever list I cut-and-pasted is probably wrong. Probably!

"DC's website doesn't specify, but it's priced at $49.99. Sounds like a HC to me."

That's odd, too, because it was solicited as a $34.99 HC. Guess I'll find out later today. Maybe not, though. There's a difference between shipping to the distributor and shipping to the shops. In many cases (as with DC Goes to War), the items on the list Cap posts (especially the HCs), arrive in my shop the following week. Plus, what with DC's new distribution channels and COVID, shipping manifests are all over the place. Basically, it'll be in your shop when you see it.

It turns out that "Space Travelin' Heroes" did ship to my LCS last week, it just didn't end up in my P&H for whatever reason (and I didn't ask about it because I assumed it was one of those distributor/retailer discrepancies I mentioned). My retailer got three in and he sold through. Restock, which under normal circumstances would have been today, will be next week.

My LCS guy says what's supposed to ship doesn't always, and that's been the case since the COVID shutdown. But there's also the problem of DC's new distribution system. I look at a variety of sources every week to see what DC is shipping -- DCComics.com, UCS, Diamond, Amazon, solicitations and whatever else Google suggests -- and no two agree. I used to Frankenstein lists, but that's a huge time-suck, and still not accurate. Now I just go with UCS and shrug.

A happy accident sent me back to my LCS today, and they had just received their restock order, which i normally wouldn't have seen until next Wednesday. Althought it was solicited as as $35 HC, it is in fact a $50 HC. (In case anyone was wondering.)

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