Updated: Aug 13, 2018
We have a great list of new issues coming out on August 8th!
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.
The long awaited return of "Marvel's first family" comes this Wednesday with Fantastic Four #1! We also get a new tale from our favorite scouts of Roanoke Cabin, the one-shot Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night's Scheme. And what happens when a dead body is discovered in Nancy Drew!? We're dying to find out (no pun intended)! And last but certainly not least, what is behind Leslie's steamy dream, and what will happen now that she got "the message"- pick up Unnatural to find out!
Let us know which title(s) you're most excited for in the comments section!
Batman Detective Comics #986
(W) Bryan Hill (A) Philippe Briones (CA) Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira
Black Lightning, the Signal and Cassandra Cain are working very well together...but now they're up against a foe who can tap directly into their worst emotions and play them like music! When you've seen the kinds of horrors these poor souls have, there's plenty of trauma to work with...and with that, you can turn these heroes into deadly weapons! Meanwhile Batman's "side project" has been revealed-what are the Brainiac Files, and what, exactly, does Batman plan to do with them?
(W) Joëlle Jones (A/CA) Joëlle Jones
Gotham's a toxic litter box for Selina Kyle of late, so she hits the road looking to clear the air, change her look and clear her name, too-there's a copycat burglar swiping her M.O. who needs sorting out. In her hometown, Catwoman runs afoul of a crime boss who's also hunting this impostor. Can the two declare a truce to hunt a mutual enemy, or will Selina end up just more roadkill?
(W) Jim Zub (A) Kevin Libranda (CA) R. B. Silva
• While Ironheart and Amadeus Cho take major steps forward in their super hero journeys, Nova takes a step back.
• As the team faces a complicated and dangerous threat, Sam Alexander wonders: is there a future for him with the Champions?
Charlie's Angels #3
(W) John Layman (A) Joe Eisma (CA) Vicente Cifuentes
Somethin' ain't right with Charlie, and not only are the missions he's sending the Angels on also "not right," but they are downright treasonous as well. It hasn't taken the Angels long to figure out this Charlie might not be their Charlie- which means the next mission he sends them on may very well be a suicide mission! The sexiest crimefighters of the 70s are back, baby, with their greatest adventure yet chronicled by the sexiest comic creators of the 21st Century, John Freakin' Layman and Joe Frickin' Eisma!!
Death or Glory #4
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Bengal
When faced with true evil, Glory must decide if she'll turn and run, or put the pedal down and face it head-on.
Doctor Who: The Road to the Thirteenth Doctor #2
(W) James Peaty, Jody Houser (A) Pasquale Qualano, Rachael Stott (CA) Robert Hack
The eleventh Doctor and Alice visit 19th century San Francisco, but there's one problem - it's full of robots! Do they come in peace? Or does their displacement in time signal something sinister?
(W) Gail Simone (A) Michael Shelfer (CA) Greg Land
NEENA ON THE RUN ESCAPING! Topaz and [REDACTED] have upended Domino's life completely, dragging her ugly Project Armageddon origins out of the shadows for all to see. Now, having been torn down to her very foundation, Domino is confronted with the deepest cut of all: BETRAYAL. There's a RAT in the henhouse.
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Rod Reis (CA) Mike McKone
MEET THE BLACK PANTHER OF THE WILD WEST! The Exiles land in the Old West! A dusty town of innocents is under the thrall of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants - including their sharpshooting leader, Magneto! But this town ain't big enough for all those mutants, and the Exiles aren't about to let the Brotherhood get their way. Saddle up for a wild ride with guest artist Rod Reis!
Fantastic Four #1
(W) Dan Slott (A) Skottie Young, Simone Bianchi, Sara Pichelli (CA) Esad Ribic
FOUREVER Part One Since the end of SECRET WARS, there's been a gap in the Marvel Universe. A void no other team can fill. And it's time for the world to move on. But can it? A life-changing decision by the Thing! A momentous declaration by the Human Torch! A clarion call-to-arms that summons Doctor Doom! And a signal in the sky that heralds the return of hope to the Marvel Universe! All this, and Alicia Masters adopts kittens! So cute! Plus, the Impossible Man!
Her Infernal Descent #4
(W) Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson (A/CA) Kyle Charles
Lynn is stranded on her own, left to wander a strange level of hell being gentrified by angels! As the inferno continues to change, Lynn must face her greatest failure.
Hunt For Wolverine: Adamantium Agenda #4 (Final Issue)
(W) Tom Taylor (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
WHAT DARK SECRET LIES BENEATH THE SURFACE? The trail of Logan's body has led the New Avengers to a completely different mystery...one that will cast a long, dark shadow over the X-Men...
Lumberjanes: A Midsummer Night's Scheme #1
(W) Nicole Andelfinger, Maddi Gonzalez, Brittney Williams (A) Brittney Williams (CA) Natacha Bustos
The Midsummer Masquerade and it's not exactly a dream. When the question of a couples costume throws Mal and Molly's relationship into disarray, the rest of the Lumberjanes scramble to help them. And of course now all the decorations are starting to disappear.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #69
(W) Paul Allor (A/CA) Tom Kuusisto
Pinkie Pie finds a magical apple that gives her extraordinary abilities! Will she use her new power for good... or fun?
Nancy Drew #3
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Jenn St-Onge (CA) Tula Lotay
No more secrets...a dead body's discovered, and Nancy can't keep the mystery from her friends any longer. Will telling the truth and getting her crime-solving crew involved help crack the Bayport case, before someone else winds up dead?
Scooby Apocalypse #28
(W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Pat Olliffe (CA) Kaare Andrews
Cliffy is torn between his loyalty to the recently returned Scrappy-Doo and his friendship with Scooby. Meanwhile, Daphne and Scrappy bond during a gruesome monster hunt. And who is the mysterious new creature lurking in the dark?
She Could Fly #2
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Martin Morazzo
She could fly, but then she blew up. Luna mourns the loss, unable to let go, while Bill Meigs returns to Chicago to secretly investigate the Flying Woman's identity. Meanwhile, Eon-Def Industrial moves to put a cap on dangerous technology in hopes of avoiding federal prying eyes. And the Brewsters discover that Kido may not be as at peace as she claims.
(W) Marc Andreyko (A) Kevin Maguire (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Mourning the loss of the Kryptonians wiped out by Rogol Zaar, Supergirl decides to play detective and sets off into deep space to learn more about the would-be usurper. Using whatever tech she can scrounge, Supergirl builds a star cruiser, and after intel from Green Lantern, she blasts off into the cosmos with Rogol Zaar's deadly axe to solve the mystery-along with a traveling companion you won't believe!
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
The world quakes and shakes as it begins to succumb to the effects of the entire planet being moved into the lifeless realm known as the Phantom Zone. As Superman works with the World's Greatest Heroes, an old enemy trapped in the same prison returns to stop the Man of Steel and escape.
The Amazing Spider-Man #3
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Ryan Ottley
PETER PARKER VS. SPIDER-MAN?! PETER PARKER & SPIDER-MAN IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?! • Things are crazy for Spider-Man. His personal life in turmoil, the giant TRI-SENTINEL returning to attack NYC... • ...and someone is out there impersonating Peter Parker! • Is it the Chameleon? An LMD? Ultimate Peter Parker making his Marvel U debut? Think again, True Believer!
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #35
(W) Ryan North (A) Derek Charm (CA) Erica Henderson
• Squirrel Girl may have avoided going to jail, but now Kraven's a fugitive on the run! It's been a difficult day! • Can Squirrel Girl stop Kraven and Spider-Man from fighting before it's too late? • Can a squirrel named "Haskell" be a major part of a super hero epic? • Can Brain Drain use some well-applied existentialist philosophy to save the day? • The answer to all these questions is, "I dunno, MAYBE?" And you'll have to read the comic to find out anything more specific!
Tomb Raider: Inferno #3
(W) Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly (A) Phillip Sevy (CA) Hannah Templer
The lines of reality are blurred and Lara is lost in a mind-altering state caused by the most improbable of circumstances. Lara is forced to face her own memories-however painful they may be-and relive all of her worst experiences. However, Lara ultimately comes to a realization that may just be her salvation . . . or possibly her demise, and must make an imperative choice, once and for all.
(W) Mirka Andolfo (A/CA) Mirka Andolfo
While Leslie's life has just been turned upside down by THAT message, her best friend Trish goes on a hunt to discover what lies beneath her unnatural (and yet attractive) recurring dream. Oh, and who's the mysterious hooded figure spying on her?
Wonder Woman #52
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Aco (CA) David Yardin
At the behest of Aztek, Diana and Artemis join her for a trip to Mexico, but there's no sightseeing on the agenda. Instead, they must rescue a long-lost Amazon who's being held captive by rogue deity Tezcatlipoca, who's trying to break into our world. Can our three heroes save the missing Amazon, stop a raging god and not kill one another in the process?
(W) Erica Shultz (A) Vicente Cifuentes (CA) Sergio Davila
What could Nazar have done to set the Oracles out to kill her? Maybe she really DID kill her sister. But Xena and Gabrielle can't fight the assassins AND keep Nazar safe, so the Warrior Princess calls in a favor...with the Amazons!