August 15th Releases!!

Check out the list below for some new issues coming out on August 15th! There may even be a new graphic novel in the mix!

Scroll down to see cover art and read brief descriptions from the publishers (titles listed below in alphabetical order). To learn more, click on the images and head to Previews World.

This week we must sadly say goodbye to the current run for one of our favorite caped crusaders with Batwoman #18! In happier news, we have a new title to watch with Crowded #1 which takes place...10 minutes in the future? But likely the most anticipated comic of the week comes from the creative team behind the incredible Jessica Jones comic: Pearl. Issue #1 hits shelves this week, and writer Brian Michael Bendis is promising to deliver something totally different from Jessica Jones, but just as emotionally dense. That sounds like a dream come true comic for us, and we can't wait to get our hands on the first issue this Wednesday.


Let us know which title(s) you're most excited for in the comments section!



Batgirl #25

(W) Marguerite Bennett, Mairghread Scott, Paul Dini (A) Dan Panosian, Paul Pelletier, Emanuela Lupacchino, Tom Derenick (CA) Rafael Albuquerque

On her return to Gotham, Barbara must come to terms with her complicated feelings about the city that made her Batgirl and turns to her friend, Dick Grayson for help. Does Dick have time for a heart-to-heart while subbing as Batman when Bruce Wayne is out of action? This extra-sized anniversary issue also offers a look at the next arc of the series by Mairghread Scott and Paul Pelletier as the monstrous villain Grotesque returns to murder wealthy art owners and defile their bodies to create his own "art." And since this is the issue that keeps on giving, also look for a special backup story by Harley Quinn co-creator Paul Dini and artist Emanuela Lupacchino.



Batwoman #18 (Final Issue)

(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Fernando Blanco (CA) Dan Panosian

It's the series finale, and there's a lot of drama to resolve for Kate Kane, both in and out of costume. As Batwoman, she teams with Renee Montoya to thwart Clock King's latest time-bending enterprise: selling a drug that allows criminals to know if their crime will be successful-before it's committed. But Batwoman's facing a quandary to boot: Take this drug off the street, or use it herself to stop crime? The only fight tougher is the personal one: Should Kate and Renee give their relationship another chance?




By Night #3

(W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen

When it seems are though Heather and Jane may be trapped in the alternate dimension, Barney has no choice but to consult Heather's dad Chip for some wisdom in repairing the portal. Standard dad stuff.













Crowded #1

(W) Christopher Sebela (A/CA) Ro Stein, Ted Brandt

SERIES PREMIERE! Ten minutes in the future, the world runs on an economy of job shares and apps, including Reapr: a crowdfunding platform to fund assassinations. Charlie Ellison leads a quiet, normal life until she's suddenly targeted by a million-dollar Reapr campaign. Hunted by all of Los Angeles, Charlie hires Vita, the lowest-rated bodyguard on the Dfend app. As the campaign picks up speed, they'll have to figure out who wants Charlie dead before the campaign's 30 days-or their lives-are over.





Fence #9

(W) C.S. Pacat (A) Johanna the Mad (CA) HamletMachine

The rematch that had to happen-Seiji vs Nicholas and neither is walking out the same!
















Harley Quinn #48

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Sami Basri (CA) Guillem March

Being stuck on an alien planet for months has really messed with Harley's finances-she's gotta become a working stiff again just to pay off all the bills she racked up while on Apokolips! And not only is the city threatening to demolish her Coney Island apartment building if she doesn't pay up, she's helping failed Fury Petite Tina to adjust to life on Earth, which ain't cheap. Sounds like it's time for the ramen diet!







Hunt For Wolverine: The Claws of a Killer #4 (Final Issue)

(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Butch Guice

WILL TIME RUN OUT? The clock is ticking as Sabretooth, Daken and Deathstrike slice their way through the leagues of the undead in search of Logan.They won't all make it out alive.














Infinity Wars #2

(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Mike Deodato

As the Infinity Stones come to Earth, so too comes the war for control over them. But none who wield the stones know the truth about the power they contain...or what it would take to bring them to their END. The nature of the universe itself hangs in the balance as we learn the answer to the question on everyone's lips since "Infinity Wars Prime": WHO IS REQUIEM?









Jim Henson's Beneath the Dark Crystal #2

(W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey

Kensho is free from the pressures of the Crystal Castle and back out in world of Thra, a place far wilder and more dangerous than he remembers. Meanwhile in Mithra, the challenger to Thurma's throne is forced to prove her heritage.












Jughead the Hunger #7

(W) Frank Tieri (A) Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma (CA) Adam Gorham

While Jughead confronts Reggie and his pack, the Coopers are done fooling around and send in the big guns for Jug. Will he-and his sister Jellybean-survive the chaos? Plus, a member of the Riverdale gang makes a startling decision that will change EVERYTHING!











Justice League #6

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez

Did you read the write-up on issue #5? Do you really think anything's gotten better for the Justice League in the past two weeks? Still Force? Still a thing! Ultraviolet Galaxy Lantern? Keeps attacking! Sinestro? Total garbage! Lex Luthor and Joker? Beating everyone to the Source Wall piece. If that happens? You don't wanna know.









Pearl #1

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Gaydos

From the Peabody Award-winning creators of Jessica Jones comes a brand-new creation. PEARL is the story of an exceptional tattoo artist and accidental assassin for one of the modern-day San Francisco Yakuza. She was born into one life, but another is calling to her. When Pearl accidentally meets one of her peers, her doppelgänger from another clan, she starts to dream of a better life. But Pearl has a very special ability that keeps pulling her back into the violent world she is desperate to escape.




Scooby-Doo Where Are You #94

(W) Sholly Fisch (A) Randy Elliott, Randy Elliott

Scooby and the gang have faced yetis on distant mountain peaks before... but on a fitness center's climbing wall in the middle of the city?! Our heroes will have to scale the heights to get to the bottom of the mystery of the Abominable Indoor Snowman - if they can conquer Shaggy's fear of heights, that is.










Sheets

(W) Brenna Thummler (A/CA) Brenna Thummler

Marjorie Glatt feels like a ghost. A practical thirteen-year-old girl who is left in charge of the family laundry business after her mother's unexpected death. Her daily routine features unforgiving customers, her grieving father, and the fastidious Mr. Saubertuck who is committed to destroying everything she's worked for. Wendell IS a ghost. A boy who lost his life much too young, his daily routine features ineffective death therapy, a sheet-dependent identity, and a dangerous need to seek purpose in the forbidden human world. Sheets illustrates the determination of a young girl to fight, even when all parts of her world seem to be conspiring against her. It proves that second chances are possible whether life feels over or life is over. But above all, it is a story of the forgiveness and unlikely friendship that can only transpire inside a haunted laundromat.



Skyward #5

(W) Joe Henderson (A/CA) Lee Garbett

END OF STORY ARC! "MY LOW-G LIFE": Conclusion-The pulse-pounding conclusion of our first arc! Everything comes to a head as Willa takes the fight to Barrow. And not everyone's getting out of this one alive...














Steven Universe #19

(W) Grace Kraft (A) Rii Abrego (CA) Missy Pena

The Gems tell Steven about how they built his house and the struggles that ensued working together. Guest starring fan-favorite fusion Sugilite!















The Lost City Explorers #3

(W) Zack Kaplan (A) Alvaro Sarreseca (CA) Rafael La Torre

The adventure is on! Hel Coates, her brother and their millennial teenage friends are running from mercenaries, hiding from monsters and exploring the dangerous world of NYC underground tunnels. But will they find the mysterious, supernatural doorway to the Lost City of Atlantis?










The Wicked + The Divine #38

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Jamie McKelvie

"MOTHERING INVENTION," Part Five-We'll probably call this episode "In-Between Days," just to make Jamie happy. Jamie deserves to be happy. Meanwhile, Kieron has to reread The White Goddess, as he deserves to suffer.

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