There is an exciting and extensive list of comics posted below to look forward to in February, but honestly, this feels like a month where the graphic novels reign. The titles we are most excited for include the new volumes of Tokyo Tarareba Girls and Girl From the Other Side, but also a number of new graphic novels (and even a prose book *shhh*). First, we should say that if you want the low-down on Bloom (you should, its wonderful!), then you should check out our Instagram post with a full review. We also spoke quite a bit on there as well about Marvel's new Powers of a Girl text, which serves as encyclopedic round-up of badass ladies! The prose book, Comics Will Break Your Heart, is at least about comics, and is by longtime comic book great, Faith Erin Hicks! We are also very excited for the new Mera book from DC, which is the first in a new collection of books from the publisher for young adults!
Even with all of the amazing graphic novels coming out we didn't forget about some new periodical series that we are excited to read! First off we have the new series Female Furies, which follows Big Barda and the incredible female warriors of Apokolips when they are finally sent out to fight! Another new series starting this month is The Girl in the Bay. This story follows seventeen year-old Kathy after she was attacked and thrown into Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay. Somehow she survived and managed to make it to the surface, only to find out that it's fifty years in the future and someone else has been living her life!
And of course we can't forget about the next exciting installments of our favorite continuing adventures! February brings the next issues for Blackbird, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Die, Man-Eaters, Monstress, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Ms. Marvel, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and SO MANY MORE!
We can't wait for all of the amazing comics coming out this month featuring dynamic femme characters, writers, and artists!
Scroll down to see cover art and brief descriptions from the publishers for all the titles (listed in alphabetical order). To get more information, including anticipated release dates, click on the cover images and head on over to Previews World.
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Amy's Diary Vol 01
DEC181992 (W) Veronique Grisseaux (A) India Desjardins At fourteen, Amy Von Brandt doesn't feel particularly close to anyone. Since her father died, her mother has become some sort of a zombie, except all of a sudden, she's back to life (and even wearing edgy underwear!). Could there be a connection with Dennis Belcher, the school principal? (OMG!) As for her best friend, Kat, love has rendered her brain uncharacteristically mushy. No way that's happening to her, either! But it seems no one is truly safe from love at first sight... And in the middle of all this chaos, there's only one thing Amy really wants: to find her place in the universe.
Artifact One #1
AUG181596 (W) J. T. Krul, Vince Hernandez (A/CA) Romina Moranelli Introducing Remi, a young and energetic explorer and relic hunter, whose boundless curiosity leads to a startling discovery beyond anything she could have imagined! When tragedy strikes at the center of her world, Remi is forced to leave behind everything she holds dear in order to discover the truth behind her life's upheaval-all while escaping the near infinite resources of the ruling clerics of faith that seek to not only bring her to justice-but end all traces of her existence!
Asgardians of the Galaxy #6
DEC180988 (W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Buffagni (CA) Jamal Campbell "Nothing for nothing - everything has its price." In accordance with her personal code, Loki promised Angela a gift in exchange for her help against Nebula. And the debt is coming due. But Angela is about to get a whole lot more than she asked for - including a run-in with Yondu Udonta and his ... new Ravagers?! Fans of Cullen Bunn, C.M. Punk and Scott Hepburn's 2016 Drax series rejoice as Planet Terry, Pip and Kammi clash with the Asgardians!
(W) Carly Usdin (A/CA) Noah Hayes
Charlie is done with team sports. Nope. Not happening. Never again. But Liv and the rest of the Georgia O'Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics basketball team are determined to get Charlie to join them, and they've cooked up a ruse to woo her! For basketball. Nothing else."
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
THE WAR OF THE VAMPIRES BEGINS!
TRANSYLVANIA IS BURNING! As vampire civil war throws the world into chaos, the mysterious Shadow Colonel and his squad of undead revolutionaries have one burning question on their murderous minds: Where is Dracula? And if the Avengers find him first, will the lord of the damned be friend or foe?"
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez
CIVIL WAR: VAMPIRE EDITION!
Dracula forges unholy alliances from his prison cell. Ghost Rider goes berserk. The Shadow Colonel and his new Legion of the Unliving raise bloody hell all over the globe. It's a good thing the Avengers just added a startling new member to the team."
Avengers: No Road Home #1
(W) Al Ewing, Jim Zub, Mark Waid (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri
The team that brought you AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER REUNITES for an all-new weekly AVENGERS adventure!
Night has fallen across the universe. Now seven Avengers - and one new addition - journey forth to bring back the light. But when the threat they face has destroyed even the gods...will anyone make it home?
Avengers: No Road Home #2
(W) Al Ewing, Jim Zub, Mark Waid (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri
Nyx, the Queen of Night, battles the Avengers over the bodies of her victims - and Hawkeye pays the price of defiance!
Avengers: No Road Home #3
(W) Al Ewing, Jim Zub, Mark Waid (A) Paco Medina (CA) Yasmine Putri
Rocket Raccoon comes face-to-face with his past - and it isn't pretty! Meanwhile, the Avengers search the universe for the Shards of Night - and find trouble in the shape of the Children of Nyx!
(W) Mairghread Scott (A) Paul Pelletier, Norm Rapmund (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
Coming to you live from Gotham City! The people's-choice congressional candidate Luciana Alejo is all set to give a televised interview that could secure her victory, but the Cormorant is ready to silence her for good. Can Batgirl protect the candidate without making her alter ego, Barbara Gordon, lose her campaign job in the process?"
Betty & Veronica #3
(W) Jamie L Rotante (A) Kelly Fitzpatrick (A/CA) Sandra Lanz
""Senior Year, Pt. 3: Winter"": Betty's severely questioning her college options while Veronica's father meddles with her college plans once more-she's upset, but something happens that makes it even harder for her to tell him how she feels.
Billie The Bee OGN
(W) Mary Fleener (A/CA) Mary Fleener
At once light and playful, dark and complex-the compelling graphic novel debut of comics legend Mary Fleener.
Meet Billie, an oversized honeybee with an even bigger personality! She's bold, boisterous, and always singin' up a storm. Billie lives a sweet life exploring the marshes of San Diego and making friends with Kay the kind Fox, Rayleen the rattlesnake, and Flo and Mo, the dirty joke-telling turtle sisters. But one day humans arrive and illegally release some rabid creatures into the marsh lands, upsetting the delicate ecological balance of the habitat. Can Billie and her woodland friends band together to repel these wild outsiders? And when a natural disaster strikes, does Billie have what it takes to lead the hive?
Bitter Root #4
(W) David Walker, Chuck Brown (A/CA) Sanford Greene
The Sangerye family has fought evil for decades, but they've never faced anything like this. And while two family members have returned home, one may be lost forever as Hell comes to Harlem. BITTER ROOT Cover As by SANFORD GREENE will be connecting through the first story arc."
Black Panther #9
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates (A) Kev Walker (CA) Daniel Acuna
""THE INTERGALACTIC EMPIRE OF WAKANDA: THE GATHERING OF MY NAME"" Part 3
The Panther faces a creature of nightmares! In the fight against N'Jadaka and his empire, the Maroons embark on a journey through myth. But the loss of their leader N'Yami continues to haunt them. And the true monster lies in wait."
(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Jen Bartel
After taking out her anger on the Paragon cabals in a big way, there's nowhere in Los Angeles' four magical territories that Nina can hide. Good thing she's done hiding. It's time to throw down."
(W) Kevin Panetta (A/CA) Savanna Ganucheau
A thoughtful and endearing gay YA romance set in a bakery
Now that high school is over, Ari is dying to move to the big city with his ultra-hip band, if he can just convince his dad to let him quit their struggling family bakery. Though he loved working there as a kid, Ari cannot fathom a life wasting away his days over rising doughs and hot ovens. But in the midst of interviewing candidates for his replacement, Ari meets Hector, an easy-going guy who loves baking as much as Ari wants to escape it. As they become closer over batches of breads, love begins to bloom . . . that is, if Ari doesn't ruin everything.
Bone Parish #7
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jonas Scharf (CA) Rod Reis
Even as they wage war on multiple fronts, the Winters family can't help but fracture from within
following their shocking loss."
Books of Magic #5
(W) Kat Howard (A) Tom Fowler (CA) Kai Carpenter
Pursued by nightmares he can't remember and haunted by his inability to sleep, Timothy Hunter heads to the one place he knows he'll definitely find answers: the Dreaming. But the cost of such knowledge may be more than he bargained for..."
Buffy The Vampire Slayer #2
(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) Dan Mora (CA) Taylor, Matt
The reimagining of Joss Whedon's groundbreaking series continues as Drusilla, the self-proclaimed
Mistress and her pet, Spike, make their debut with their sights set on Buffy! Meanwhile, Giles is determined to teach Buffy about her destiny, responsibility, blah blah...can someone tell him to chill? How bad can it get? Welcome back to the Hellmouth!"
By Night #8
(W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen
There's only one person on earth who knows the secrets of Charlesco: Jane and Barney's boss, Langdon Gramercy. To get to the bottom of what's going on in Spectrum, they plan to ply him with wine and crack open the vault of secrets."
Captain Marvel #2
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts
The classic Fantastic Four villain MAHKIZMO has taken over Manhattan's Roosevelt Island and turned it into an apocalyptic wasteland! When CAPTAIN MARVEL ends up trapped there and cut off from the rest of world (including any Avengers-shaped reinforcements!), she'll need to build her own team out of allies, old and new - SPIDER-WOMAN, HAZMAT, ECHO and a man known only as SOM - in order to start a revolution to free the island's civilian inhabitants. With that kind of backup, Mahkizmo should be toast - but not everything is what it seems on this island..."
Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia
(W) Brian Cremins
The marvelous story of innovators C. C. Beck and Otto Binder and their mighty American hero
Billy Batson discovers a secret in a forgotten subway tunnel. There the young man meets a wizard who offers a precious gift: a magic word that will transform the newsboy into a hero. When Billy says, ""Shazam!,"" he becomes Captain Marvel, the World's Mightiest Mortal, one of the most popular comic book characters of the 1940s. This book tells the story of that hero and the writers and artists who created his magical adventures."
Captain Marvel: Liberation Run
(W) Tess Sharpe
Carol Danvers-Captain Marvel-narrowly stops a spacecraft from crashing. Its pilot Rhi is a young Inhuman woman from a group who left for a life among the stars. Instead they were imprisoned on a planet where an enslaved Inhuman brings her owner great power and influence. Horrified by the account, Carol gathers a team-including Ant-Man, Mantis, and Amadeus Cho-and they set out to free Rhi's people."
(W) Joelle Jones (A) Elena Casagrande (CA) Joelle Jones
What is it that they say about house-guests and bad fish? How they both start to stink after a couple of days? Well, Oswald Cobblepot has been hanging around Catwoman's new city, and Selina Kyle has been holding her nose for far too long. It's time to send the Penguin packing! I mean, the guy smelled like fish even before he arrived."
(W) Jim Zub (A) Steven Cummings (CA) Aaron Kim Jacinto
• When the dream is at stake, everything you believe in and have fought dearly for, what would you be willing to sacrifice to keep it alive?
• One of the Champions has made a choice that will haunt them for the rest of their days... And now the villain behind that decision has everything they need to shatter the next generation of heroes.
• Jim Zub (AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER, UNCANNY AVENGERS) and Steven Cummings (Wayward, Legends of the Dark Knight) take the Champions into uncharted territory, and the team will never be the same."
Comics Will Break Your Heart
(W) Faith Erin Hicks
Miriam's family should be rich. After all, her grandfather was the co-creator of smash-hit comics series The TomorrowMen. But he sold his rights to the series to his co-creator in the 1960s for practically nothing, and now that's what Miriam has: practically nothing. And practically nothing to look forward to either; how can she afford college when her family can barely keep a roof above their heads? As if she didn't have enough to worry about, Miriam's life gets much more complicated when a cute boy shows up in town... and turns out to be the grandson of the man who defrauded Miriam's grandfather, and heir to the TomorrowMen fortune."
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) David Mack
The first volume of one of the best-reviewed series of the year comes to its shocking conclusion! It's an industry dinner in New York City, and comic book creator Max finds himself juggling his responsibilities as a spy for the United States government and his role as a member of the creative community! This unique, genre-bending look at the comics industry has received rave reviews for Emmy and Eisner Award-nominated artist David Mack and Peabody Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis! COVER will return next year-but this shocking conclusion will have people talking about what is-and isn't-true in this ""based on a true story"" story."
Credo: The Rose Wilder Lane Story
(W) Peter Bagge (A/CA) Peter Bagge
Peter Bagge returns with a biography of another fascinating twentieth-century trailblazer: the writer, feminist, war correspondent, and libertarian Rose Wilder Lane. Credo is a fast-paced, charming, informative look at a founder of the American libertarian movement and a champion of her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, in bringing the classic Little House on the Prairie series to the American public. Bagge's portrait of Lane is heartfelt and affectionate, probing into the personal roots of her rugged individualism."
DC Comics: Super Hero Society Vol. 04 Science Fair Crisis
(W) Derek Fridolfs (A/CA) Pamela Lovas
An all-new adventure illustrated by new artist Pamela Lovas! Clark Kent (Superman), Bruce Wayne (Batman), and Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) are starting a new school year at Justice Prep. This semester, everyone is focusing on their science projects: Principal James Gordon announced that the winner of the upcoming science fair gets an all-inclusive trip to the new S.T.A.R. Laboratories space facility. As the fair draws closer, the students receive a text message from a mysterious, untraceable number saying: ""if you help me, I can help YOU win the science fair!"" Just who is behind this mystery number, and what do they have to do with the science fair? It's up to Clark, Diana, and Bruce's Junior Detectives Club to find out!"
DC Super Villians: Catwoman: An Origin Story
(W) Louise Simonson (A/CA) Luciano Vecchio
How did Catwoman become Batman's greatest foe? Discover the story behind this cat burglar's journey from feline friend to feline felon, including the source of her catlike skills. With action-packed illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these early reader books are perfect for super hero fans and super-villain fans alike."
Deadly Class #38
(W) Rick Remender (A) Jordan Boyd (A/CA) Wesley Craig
""NEVER GO BACK,"" Part Three (of Five): Marcus and Maria return to Kings Dominion and face the rot that festers in its halls."
Death or Glory #7
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Bengal
A pit stop on the road to saving her father's life may be Glory's one-way street to the grave."
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Stephanie Hans
""FANTASY HEARTBREAKER,"" Part Three: One of the saddest comics in Kieron's career. One of Stephanie's prettiest. Clayton's lettering, of course, remains impeccable."
Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #5
(W) Jody Houser (A) Rachael Stott, Giorgia Sposito, Arianna Florean (CA) Rebekah Isaacs, Dan Jackson
A new story starts for the Thirteenth Doctor, as her debut season leaves fans hungry for more stories starring the Doctor, Yasmin, Ryan, and Graham! There's never been a better time to board the TARDIS, with Eisner Award nominee Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Stranger Things, Star Wars, Faith, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) writing fresh adventures through time and space!"
(W) Joe Caramagna (A) Emilio Urbano, Gianfranco Florio (CA) Christina Stella
It's a special 20-page story as we present ""Money-Grubbing Hooligans from the Deep!"" A tsunami is about to hit Duckburg, but a mysterious submarine may be the reason behind this unexpected occurrence. Find out how the occupant of the submarine is connected to Launchpad McQuack and if Uncle Scrooge's Money Bin will survive the watery onslaught!"
Egg Cream Vol 01
(W) Liz Suburbia (A/CA) Liz Suburbia
The newest and best that Liz Suburbia has to offer, including dog dreams, modern day saints, and the first installment of the sequel to Sacred Heart (Fantagraphics) picking up ten years after the flood and piecing together why the kids of Alexandria were left to fend for themselves."
Emotional Data One Shot
(W) Abby Jame (A/CA) Abby Jame
Chronicling the angst and betrayal of a young woman named Tink, grown in a tube to be a political weapon but concerned instead with receiving a text back from Brad and getting drunk in the shower sometimes. Things change when Tink is introduced to a robot angel slave named Amanda."
Empty Man #4
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jesus Hervas (CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey
Hell has broken loose in the neighborhood, and the Kerry family must flee to escape the deadly effects of the Empty Man virus."
(W) Ian Boothby (A/CA) Gisele Lagace, Pete Pantazis
The ultimate darkness pays the Harrow sisters a visit, and they learn that there are much worse places to end up in than Hell."
Female Furies #1
(W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Adriana Melo (CA) Mitch Gerads
All their lives the Female Furies have been raised to be the meanest, most cunning and most ruthless fighting force on all of Apokolips. So why are Granny Goodness' girls left behind every time the men go to war? With the might of New Genesis hanging over the planet, and the Forever People making mincemeat out of Darkseid's army, Granny thinks it's about time that changed.
And so, Big Barda, Aurelie, Mad Harriet, Lashina, Bernadeth and Stompa set out to beat the boys at their own game. Little do they know the game is rigged-and one accidental murder could spell disaster for them all!
Fight Club 3 #2
(W) Chuck Palahniuk (A) Cameron Stewart (CA) David Mack
Tyler Durden is back, looking to chalk up some more conquests. But a new movement has replaced Project Mayhem, and even Tyler doesn't know how to play by these rules. A strange picture frame provides a glimpse into another world, but it might not be as idyllic as it seems."
(W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Lee Garbett
The truth about Mal and Zoe's past during the Unification War has been exposed and now the Unificators make their final move against them in the shocking conclusion to the first arc! New enemies arise, heroes fall and the crew of Serenity will pay the price."
Giant Days #47
(W) John Allison (A/CA) Max Sarin
It's time for Daisy to get her driver's license, but she may not really be a natural behind the wheel. Can she overcome her nerves to become the ultimate motorist, and (for everyone's safety) should she be allowed to?"
Girl From The Other Side Vol 06
DEC182363 (W) Nagabe (A/CA) Nagabe An ethereal fantasy from the editorial team behind the New York Times bestselling series The Ancient Magus' Bride. In a land far away, there were two kingdoms: the Outside, where twisted beasts roamed that could curse with a touch, and the Inside, where humans lived in safety and peace. The girl and the beast should never have met, but when they do, a quiet fairytale begins. This is a story of two people-one human, one inhuman-who linger in the hazy twilight that separates night from day.
Girl in the Bay #1
DEC180403 (W) J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Corin Howell In 1969, seventeen-year-old Kathy Sartori was brutally attacked, her body hurled into Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay. Miraculously, she survives, fights her way back to the surface, only to discover that 50 years have passed, and an eerie doppelganger has lived out an entire life in her place. Kathy soon confronts not just this strange double, but the madman who "murdered" her five decades earlier. Will he, and the dark entity that lives inside him, hold the key to Kathy's missing years? Or will Kathy become a ghost of herself and be forced to live out what remains of her life on the edge of the world that she desperately wants to be a part of?
Goddess Mode #3
DEC180558 (W) Zoe Quinn (A/CA) Robbi Rodriguez Left without a choice, Cassandra Price joins a group of magically powered women in the secret war against the mysterious digital daemons preying on humanity through the AI to which all mankind is connected. While she struggles to understand the increasingly ominous demands from her imperial employer and to figure out her own mysterious abilities, one thing is made certain: the consequences for failure are lethal...
DEC181494 (W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) Mike Norton, Marissa Louise Eddie and Tala are getting the hell out of Baltimore, but Baltimore isn't through with them yet! Can our heroes survive a breakneck car chase through the city, pursued by fascist inter-dimensional warlocks, gun-toting maniac mobsters, and a trio of mystical bounty hunters? Buckle up, Grumble fans, and get ready for the most magically destructive ride of your life!
Harley Quinn #58
DEC180565 (W) Sam Humphries (A) John Timms (CA) Guillem March Implicated in a crime she didn't commit, Harley Quinn must prove her innocence by teaming up with the Caped Crusader himself-Batman! But can the Clown Princess of Crime and the Dark Knight coexist long enough to solve a murder? Or will the two frenemies end up being the death of each other?
Heroes in Crisis #6
DEC180521 (W) Tom King (A/CA) Mitch Gerads Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out what pushed one of the superheroes over the edge and how it broke the machine. This special issue reunites the Eisner Award-winning MISTER MIRACLE team of writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads!
Hex Wives #5
DEC180568 (W) Ben Blacker (A) Mirka Andolfo (CA) Tula Lotay Izzy prepares a last-minute soiree to impress Aaron's visiting regional manager, the enigmatic Mr. August, who wants to make sure everything is hunky-dory in the Desert Canyon while the other women at last awake to their witchy wiles and skills. It's a dinner party to end all dinner parties-one that is sure to bring down the house.
Hit-Girl Season Two #1
DEC180057 (W) Kevin Smith (A) Pernille Orum (CA) Francesco Francavilla NEW STORY ARC! "THE SILENT ERA," Part One Join film, podcast, and comics legend KEVIN SMITH (Green Arrow, Daredevil) and animation/illustration virtuoso PERNILLE RUM (DC Superhero Girls, Blush, Coral) for the glitz and gore of this all-new chapter of HIT-GIRL! Our favorite adolescent assassin tears Tinsel Town a new one when she realizes her life's being dramatized for the silver screen. Hit-Girl storms sets, wages war on fat-cat movie bosses, and lures old enemies out of hiding in this Californian bloodbath.
Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal #7
DEC181372 (W) Adam Smith (A) Alexandria Huntington (CA) Benjamin Dewey Kensho and his companions must journey further into Thra, to a Valley that has not been inhabited in over a hundred years. Meanwhile, Thurma makes a crucial decision that alters her fate and that of the entire Fireling land forever.
Jim Henson's Labyrinth Coronation #11
DEC181370 (W) Simon Spurrier (A) Daniel Bayliss (CA) Fiona Staples Maria finally reaches the gates of the Owl King's Castle-but did she make it before the clock strikes thirteen?
Jughead the Hunger #12
DEC181605 (W) Frank Tieri (A) Joe Eisma (CA) Adam Gorham And Bingo was his name-o! Jughead's enigmatic and demented werewolf cousin Bingo Wilkins returns! But where has he been? And what does his return mean for good ol' Jug?
Justice League #17
DEC180570 (W) Scott Snyder (A) Mark Morales (A/CA) Jim Cheung After the disastrous events of the Justice League Annual, Martian Manhunter decides to take matters into his own hands and negotiate a peace with Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor. Traveling to a distant moon, the two enemies face their intertwined pasts in a showdown for the fate of the Multiverse. However, before either of them can lay claim to the power of the Source Wall once and for all, an unexpected threat forces them to unite...or risk death at the ends of the cosmos.
Justice League #18
DEC180572 (W) James TynionIV (A) Pasqual Ferry (CA) Francis Manapul The Legion of Doom returns as the history of the Legionnaires Club is revealed! Lex Luthor's mysterious connection to this ancient secret society runs deeper than even his Legion of Doom comrades ever suspected, and his secrets threaten to destroy everything. A blood connection to the dark underbelly of the DCU's history bubbles to the surface in this epic, villainous tale.
Justice League Dark #8
DEC180574 (W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno, Raul Fernandez "LORDS OF ORDER" part one! Wonder Woman and the Justice League Dark are in a race against time as the Otherkind close in on the rest of the magical community. With the world's magic failing, the team needs to rally the magic wielders of Earth together. But can they face down Doctor Fate and his newly assembled Lords of Order?!
Justice League Odyssey #6
DEC180576 (W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico The shocking truth about the Ghost Sector, and why Brainiac hid these planets away for so long, is finally revealed! But before the Odyssey team can take action, a catastrophic event rocks the Ghost Sector. All this, and a decidedly hostile welcome from Queen Komand'r, better known as Starfire's sister, Blackfire!
DEC180255 (W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Marcelo Frusin END OF STORY ARC! It's time. This arc's bloody climax sees Kick-Ass face off against Violencia-the monster who's trained for months to destroy her. Patience takes a ferocious last stand against Santos and his gangs.
Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos OGN
DEC181870 (W) Lucy Knisley (A/CA) Lucy Knisley If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you're smart and talented and "good enough," you can do anything. Except get pregnant. Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she'd ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy was plagued by health issues, up to a dramatic, near-death experience in labor and delivery. Kid Gloves follows Lucy's personal transition into motherhood, and it also illustrates the history and science of reproductive health from all angles, full of curious facts and inspiring (and notorious) figures in medicine and midwifery.
Kino's Journey Vol 01
DEC182386 (W) Keiichi Sigsawa (A) Iruka Shiomiya Kino's Journey is about a character named Kino who travels around the world with a talking motorcycle named Hermes. Kino travels to many mystical worlds, each with its unique customs and people. Kino's policy is to only stay three days in every town without exception, saying it's enough time to learn about the each place and moving on to explore the next new place.
DEC180404 (W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Jim Devlin (A/CA) Tana Ford Letme Live makes the ultimate sacrifice as Future is rushed to the hospital in the throes of labor fearful that her secret will finally be revealed once her baby is born.
Life Is Strange #4
DEC182085 (W) Emma Vieceli (A) Andrea Izzo (A/CA) Claudia Leonardi Beloved heroes Max and Chloe face one final decision, in the long-awaited and emotional climax to the story that fans have been clamoring for! Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 is out now with rave reviews, and more episodes on the way!
DEC182131 (W) Vita Ayala (A) Raul Allen, Patricia Martin (CA) Adam Pollina On the run! Fleeing from more than just the law, Livewire's about to find out whether she has the strength to survive on her own in a world that hates and fears her, with only her memories of better days to rely on... but if she's not careful, even those can be snatched away by the mercenary hunting her down!
Lois Lowry's The Giver OGN
DEC181915 (W) P. Craig Russell, Lois Lowry (A/CA) P. Craig Russell The Giver is a modern classic and one of the most influential books of our time. Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is accompanied by renowned artist P. Craig Russell's beautifully haunting illustrations. In this new graphic novel edition, readers experience the haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas and his seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Witness Jonas' assignment as the Receiver of Memory, watch as he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community, and follow the explosion of color into his world like never before.
Long Con #6
DEC181970 (W) Dylan Meconis, Ben Coleman (A) Emilee Denich (A/CA) M. Victoria Robado It's a mad, mad, mad, mad, flashback! Victor reveals his memories of the day the world went kablooie, while Editor Supreme Helvetica Caslon reveals her mysterious past as a former Skylarks writer who left the glamorous world of 80s TV for the glamorous world of modern-day superhero comics. All for the sake of the master plan that will get Dez and Victor through the rest of Long Con unmaimed!
DEC181377 (W) Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (A) Dozerdraws (CA) Kat Leyh April's elaborate plans for Jo's birthday are well underway, and it's all camper and cryptid hands on deck to pull off the greatest party of all time! But when Mal, Barney, Jo, and Jen become shipwrecked on a mysterious desert island, they have to find a way back before the party is over!
Magical Beatdown Vol. 01
DEC182039 (W) Jenn Woodall (A/CA) Jenn Woodall Hyper violent street harassment revenge fantasy in the style of Sailor Moon about about an average schoolgirl who transforms into a foul-mouthed and rage-fuelled Magical Girl. Watch in awe as she swiftly disposes of street harassers and uses her array of magical weapons, printed in fluorescent pink and blue.
Makers Comics: Bake Like a Pro
DEC181871 (W) Falynn Koch (A/CA) Falynn Koch Learn how to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie and more in this volume of First Second's new DIY graphic novel series! Today is the first day of Sage's magical internship! Her fellow wizards-in-training get to study pyromancy and transfiguration, but Sage has been assigned an internship in... baking? She doesn't think that sounds fun, or particularly magical! But her instructor, Korian, insists that baking is a tasty form of alchemy. In an enchanted kitchen where the ingredients insist that you eat them, Sage learns the simple science behind baking, and that's the best kind of magic trick! Follow these simple recipes, and you'll be able to bake a pizza and frost a cake, no magic necessary!
DEC180261 (W) Chelsea Cain (A) Kate Niemczyk (CA) Lia Miternique "INDELIBLE IN THE HIPPOCAMPUS": Maude's plan to disrupt the Patriarchy is temporarily thwarted. BUT EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY IN THE END. WE PROMISE.
Martian Manhunter #3
DEC180579 (W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Riley Rossmo Detective Diane Meade knows the shocking truth: her partner is not the real John Jones! With a gun to his head, J'onn J'onnz must explain his first horrifying night on Earth, and how he came to wear her partner's face...but even as they speak, Middleton's serial killer is back at his bloody work!
Marvel Action: Avengers #3
DEC180696 (W) Matthew K. Manning (A/CA) Jon Sommariva Earth's Mightiest Heroes take on exciting new challenges in this brand-new Avengers series! The saga of the stolen Iron Man armor comes to a thrilling conclusion! Will the Avengers be able to stop the wily machinations of the Iron Mechanic and his army of AIM agents? Can they ever hope to silence the destructive appetite of Fin Fang Foom? And where on earth is Tony Stark?!
Marvel Action: Black Panther #2
DEC180698 (W) Kyle Baker (A/CA) Juan Samu From the mind of multiple Eisner and Harvey award winner Kyle Baker! With Wakanda plagued by deadly weather, Black Panther must discover what-or who-is behind the events before more of his people suffer. Luckily, he has his sister, Shuri, and mother, Ramonda, by his side ready to help. All-new action in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
Marvel Action: Spider-Man #4
DEC180700 (W) Erik Burnham (A/CA) Christopher Jones An all-new storyline begins here! Now that Peter, Miles, and Gwen have joined forces, nothing can stop them! Except maybe for homework and an internship at the Daily Bugle. Not to mention a new villain in their midst... All-new web-slinging action in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
Marvel Comics: Powers of a Girl
DEC181952 This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations. Using her in-depth knowledge and passion for Super Heroes, Lorraine Cink explores the lives of the exceptional and diverse women of the Marvel Universe. Filled with inspirational lessons and clever observations, each section digs into what these relatable women can teach us all about growth, bravery, and the true meaning of strength. Paired with over one hundred original, vibrant, and emotive illustrations from the talented Alice X. Zhang, this book balances the responsibility and the fun the comes with being a hero.
Marvel Superhero Adventures: Mighty Marvels!
DEC181953 (W) MacKenzie Cadenhead, Sean Ryan (A) Derek Laufman In this fourth installment of the Super Hero Adventures early chapter book series, Spider-Man is joined by none other than Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel! Girl power comes to town to help Spider-Man defeat a new villain in the super cute, super accessible, Super Hero Adventures art style!
Marvel Tales: Black Widow #1
DEC180976 (W) Stan Lee, George Kapitan, More (A) Harry Sahle, Don Heck, More (CA) Jen Bartel Relive exciting espionage adventures alongside the Black Widow and celebrate Marvel's 80th anniversary with the return of MARVEL TALES! This anthology series shines a spotlight on fan-favorite characters, features timeless stories and highlights some of Marvel's most impressive talent from the past eight decades. Featuring the debut of the Golden Age Black Widow from MYSTIC COMICS (1940) #4, the first appearance of the incomparable Natasha Romanoff as a femme fatale targeting Iron Man in TALES OF SUSPENSE (1959) #52 and the dazzling introduction of Natasha's iconic modern look in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #86! Plus: Criminals everywhere will feel the Widow's bite when she goes solo in AMAZING ADVENTURES (1970) #1, and Natasha undertakes a superspy mission in MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #10. And meet an all-new undercover agent in RED WIDOW: FIRST STRIKE #1!
Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy: Little Women
DEC181947 (W) Rey Terciero (A) Bre Indigo 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the classic Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Join Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they are reenvisioned as a blended family living in modern day NYC in this beautiful, full-color graphic novel. With their father away in the military and their mother working overtime to support the family, the March sisters have to rely on one another to make it from day to day. Whether they're arguing over the bathroom, struggling with homework, fighting off bullies, understanding their crushes, or battling leukemia, there's one thing the four sisters keep questioning--will everything turn out okay? Follow modern young women, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they discover themselves and follow their dreams.
Mera: Tidebreaker OGN
DEC180508 (W) Danielle Paige (A/CA) Stephen Byrne Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a colony ruled by the other no-so-lost land under the sea, Atlantis. Her father, his court, and the entire kingdom are expecting her to marry and introduce a new king. But Mera is destined to wear a different crown.... When the Xebellian military plots to overthrow Atlantis and break free of its oppressive regime, Mera seizes the opportunity to take control of her own destiny by assassinating Arthur Curry-the long-lost prince and heir to the kingdom of Atlantis. But her mission gets sidetracked when Mera and Arthur unexpectedly fall in love. Will Arthur Curry be the king at Mera's side, or will he die under her blade as she attempts to free her people from persecution? An astonishing story that explores duty, love, heroism, and freedom...all through the eyes of readers' favorite undersea royalty.
DEC180262 (W) Skottie Young (A) Jorge Corona (CA) Mike Huddleston Abel and the fox have wandered into a small-town carnival where they should be able to find the healer they seek. While they search, Fox teaches Abel that survival sometimes means bending the rules a bit.
Miles Morales: Spider-Man #3
DEC180959 (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Marco D'Alfonso • CAPTAIN AMERICA guest-stars! • Miles and Cap try to get to the bottom of the mystery of the missing kids, but it's not quite that simple. • A new villain has our heroes' number, and you won't believe how they get out of this jam!
DEC180263 (W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda Five-time Eisner Award winner for 2018! As Kippa descends into the darkness, she confronts the most ancient of foes...
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #40
DEC180984 (W) Brandon Montclare (A/CA) Natacha Bustos CAUGHT BETWEEN WORLDS! As Moon Girl and Devil traverse the Dreamscape, all is revealed about their host, Bad Dream...and he isn't what you think! GUEST STARRING DOCTOR STRANGE!
Ms. Marvel #38
DEC180992 (W) More, G. Willow Wilson (A) Nico Leon, More (CA) Sara Pichelli • MS. MARVEL marks five incredible years on the stands! • Take a deep dive into Kamala's Jersey City with Bruno, Nakia, Zoe and more in this jam-packed celebration of Ms. Marvel and her amazing friends!
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #75
DEC180693 (W) Katie Cook, Andy Price (A/CA) Andy Price My Little Pony celebrates 75 issues of friendship and fun with this double-sized adventure! When a chance purchase leads to a legendary quest for a missing constellation, the ponies reach for the stars and find themselves in the path of their most galactic villain yet... the chaotic Cosmos!
My Little Pony: Nightmare Knights #5
DEC180684 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CA) Tony Fleecs Princess Luna and the Nightmare Knights face the ultimate test! With the fate of the heist-and Luna's powers-in the hands of Eris, will the bond between sisters be enough to overcome her chaotic plans?! The quest for Luna's stolen magic reaches its epic conclusion! Tables turn and truths are brought to light as the Nightmare Knights' heist comes to a close!
DEC180581 (W) Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker (A/CA) Jamal Campbell The most startling and intriguing mystery in the DC Universe continues as Naomi searches to uncover the secrets of her own origin. What do her small town's oversized mechanic and the last time a super-powered person appeared in her hometown have to do with the day she was adopted? Big emotions, new characters and a last page cliffhanger that can't be missed lead off this issue drawn by breakout sensation Jamal Campbell. Don't miss your chance to meet the most exciting new character in the DC Universe!
New Kid OGN
DEC181899 (W) Jerry Craft (A/CA) Jerry Craft In this full-color, contemporary graphic novel for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, a twelve-year-old kid from Washington Heights starts his seventh-grade year at a new posh private school, where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real. Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds, and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself? Available in softcover and hardcover editions.
DEC181441 (W) Ryan Parrott (A/CA) Milos Slavkovic Betrayed by his people and exiled to Earth, Lord Oberon, the former king of the fairies, seeks out an innocent prophesied child in order to manipulate her into becoming his ultimate weapon so that he can reclaim his rightful throne. From writer Ryan Parrot (VOLITION) and artist Milos Slavkovic (T/K), Oberon is a new supernatural adventure proving once and for all that fairies should never be trusted.
Old Lady Harley #5
DEC180567 (W) Tieri, Frank (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Amanda Conner Harley's worst nightmare has come true: The Joker is reborn! But is there one more card to turn over? Is the killer behind that smile the man she loved, hated, loved and lost...or something even more deadly and devastating? Harley's future world will be torn apart in this issue-don't miss it!
Outpost Zero #7
DEC180270 (W) Sean McKeever (A/CA) Alexandre Tefenkgi, Jean-Francois Beaulieu Before he died, Steven told Sam and Alea to "follow it down." But he didn't tell them what they would find at the bottom of the Outpost...
Pilu of the Woods OGN
DEC181983 Willow loves the woods near her house. They're calm and quiet, so different from her own turbulent emotions, which she keeps locked away. When her emotions get the better of her one day, she decides to run away into the woods. There, she meets Pilu, a lost tree spirit who can't find her way back home-which turns out to be the magnolia grove Willow's mom used to take her to. Willow offers to help Pilu, and the two quickly become friends. But the journey is long, and Pilu isn't sure she's ready to return home yet-which infuriates Willow, who's determined to make up for her own mistakes by getting Pilu back safely. Asa storm rages and Willow's emotions bubble to the surface, they suddenly take on a physical form, putting both girls in danger...and forcing Willow to confront her inner feelings once and for all.
DEC181875 (W) Guillaume Singelin (A/CA) Guillaume Singelin In this uniquely imagined work of speculative fiction, a veteran finds herself marooned in her own city and haunted by her memories. After returning home from an unpopular war, Jun becomes an outsider in an indifferent world. Alone, desperate, and suffering from wounds both mental and physical, she seeks relief in the illicit drugs she manages to purchase or steal. Jun's tough exterior served her well in combat, but she'll need to nurture her vulnerability and humanity to survive at home. With the support of her fellow vets, the kindness of a stranger who refuses to turn away, and the companionship of a dog named Red, Jun learns to navigate the psychological trauma that she experienced in the war.
Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities
DEC181968 In this quick and easy guide to queer and trans identities, cartoonists Mady G and J.R. Zuckerberg guide you through the basics of the LGBT+ world! Covering essential topics like sexuality, gender identity, coming out, and navigating relationships, this guide explains the spectrum of human experience through informative comics, interviews, worksheets, and imaginative examples. A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!
Rainbow Brite #5
DEC181209 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Brittney Williams (CA) Paulina Ganucheau Wisp's adventure has taken her far from home and those that she loves the most, all in the name of helping her new friends and saving Rainbow Land. Find out if she is the magical Rainbow Brite they have been waiting for and if she can restore the color to this magical world, all while protecting hers!
Ran and the Gray World Vol 02
DEC182283 (W) Aki Irie (A/CA) Aki Irie With Ran's powers growing stronger day by day, Grand Sorceress Shizuka decides that it's time for Ran to begin her magical training and sends a master instructor to the human world to look after her. Meanwhile, a deadly insect has escaped from the confines of the Door and must be destroyed before havoc ensues!
DEC180278 (W) Jordie Bellaire, Vanessa R. Del Rey (A) Jordie Bellaire (A/CA) Vanesa R. Del Rey Redbrandt conspires with an old friend of the witches to end their rule over Redlands. Meanwhile, Nancy must decide between living and letting go.
DEC180985 (W) Rainbow Rowell (A/CA) Kris Anka • The conclusion to "That Was Yesterday" is here! • The Gibborim have returned to take what's theirs and destroy the world! • The question for the Runaways is whether or not they get destroyed, too.
Scooby Apocalypse #34
DEC180586 (W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Pat Olliffe, Gus Vasquez (CA) Pat Oliffe (A/CA) Tom Palmer The final war with Fred and his nanite-powered monster army begins! Is this the end for the Scooby gang, and perhaps all of humanity, or will Daphne's love for her resurrected boyfriend win out in the end? Plus, more super-heroic lunacy with Atom Ant and the Justice League!
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #97
DEC180588 (W) Sholly Fisch (A) Walter Carzon (CA) Horacio Ottolini When Scooby and the gang went to the bank, they never expected to find themselves stuck in the middle of a bank robbery...especially by ghostly gangsters with pinstripe suits and tommy guns! How can the gang stop the wraithlike robbers with their hands in the air?
DEC180284 (W) Matt Groom (A/CA) Eduardo Ferigato "THE SPORT OF GHOST KINGS": With the walls closing in on them, Amala and her creator must set aside their differences - because a vengeful Brycemere is coming for them, with a horde of cybernetic zombies at his back.
Sex Death Revolution #5
DEC181690 (W) Magdalene Visaggio (A) Katarzyna Witerscheim (CA) Kiki Jenkins It's the final battle for Esperanza's identity, as she grapples with the entity responsible for her changing past in the most dangerous battlefield of all: her own memories.
DEC180975 (W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Sam Spratt THE TWO BADDEST GAUNTLET-WIELDERS IN THE MARVEL UNIVERSE UNITE! An alien creature has invaded Wakanda! And with her powers strangely malfunctioning and her brother still missing, Shuri is in over her head. Time to call for backup. Enter: Iron Man! But can these two tech geniuses figure out how to de-power an energy-sucking alien before it destroys the entire continent? Don't miss the end of the first arc - and a dramatic change for the princess of Wakanda!
Smooth Criminals #4
DEC181380 (W) Kurt Lustgarten, Kiwi Smith (A) Leisha Riddel (CA) Audrey Mok Brenda and Mia are prepping for the heist of the century, but the pressure of getting all of their moving pieces in place is putting a strain on their friendship, and rifts are forming in the team! When someone from Mia's past shows up unexpectedly, the question becomes, will they help...or hinder?
DEC181365 (W) Delilah Dawson (A) Matias Basla (CA) Miguel Mercado Art's quest has led her to the Unseelie Queen's palace and the terrible sacrifice she'll have to make to return home.
Spider-Gwen: Ghost Spider #5
DEC180955 (W) Seanan McGuire (A) Takeshi Miyaza (CA) Bengal In the aftermath of "Spider-Geddon", Gwen is ready for her life to calm down - but when is life ever calm for a teenage super hero? Mary Jane's perfectionist vision for their band is driving Gwen crazy, while Gwen's father is pressuring her to return to school. Add that to the daily trials and responsibility that come with being a web-slinging super hero, and you've got a recipe for a whole new era of radioactive adventure!
Star Wars #61
DEC181009 (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Andrea Broccardo (CA) Jamal Campbell "THE ESCAPE" AFTERMATH • The great love story of our time as man and spaceship are brought back together in a tearful reunion. • Er...HAN gets the FALCON back. • It's not just about the escape-it's what you leave behind...
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #29
DEC181007 (W) Si Spurrier (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Ashley Witter "WORST AMONG EQUALS" PART 4 • Rogue archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA continues her race against time - and total bodily explosion - with only professional murder droid TRIPLE-ZERO for company. • Facing firing squads, harpoon-flinging reptiles and - worst of all - really bad traffic, they have no idea they're being watched by the deadliest Imperial threat of all: • The Coalition for Progress! Face the unmitigated terror of the EMPIRE'S public relations division...
Steven Universe #25
DEC181387 (W) Terry Blas (A) Gabriele Bagnoli (CA) Missy Pena While on a visit to Lars and the Off Colors, Steven and Connie get more than they bargained for when an escape from Emerald doesn't go exactly as planned.
Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds
DEC181792 (W) Gwenda Bond A prequel to the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, this must-read novel explores some of the show's biggest mysteries. Set before the events of the TV series, this prequel novel will tease fans with details about Eleven's mother and her time as a test subject in the MKUltra program.
DEC180594 (W) Marc Andreyko (A) Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira (CA) Yanick Paquette Caught in the middle of a Vega System civil war, a powerless Supergirl struggles to rescue as many slaves as she can from the brutal hands of the Citadel. Meanwhile, the Omega Men reel from the discovery that their long-dead colleagues-Nimbus, Harpis and Demonia-are mysteriously still alive! Kara, however, suspects there's more to their grand return than meets the eye...
DEC181411 (W) Sean Dillon, Steven Petrivelli (A/CA) Sean Dillon Maggie isn't your typical comic book, cartoon, and action movie fangirl. Through keen observation and unbending determination, she has taught herself all the death-defying stunts and fighting styles of her favorite action stars and superheroes! Unfortunately, Maggie has kept her eccentric hobby to herself, ever since it earned her the label of "nerd" among her classmates. After all, superheroes and evil villains are all kid stuff... right? Wrong! The day before she begins high school, Maggie has a run-in with an evil mastermind and his sinister mercenary group. After years of training, it's up to Maggie to be the self-taught superhero the city needs! But with bad guys crawling out of the woodwork and the daunting unknown of a high school ahead of her, can she really take on the world alone?
The Music Makers OGN
DEC182155 Produced in conjunction with The Music Maker Relief Foundation, Tales of the Music Makers contains autobiographical comics about some of the best musicians you may have never heard of. Also featuring a soundtrack with songs by them. Artists include Taj Mahal, Robert Finley, Essie May Brooks, and many more. Some of the strips were written by the late Harvey Pekar of American Splendor fame. All proceeds from the book will go to the creators and The Music Maker Relief Foundation whose mission is to take care of old musicians in need.
Tokyo Tarareba Girls Vol 05
DEC182342 (W) Akiko Higashimura (A/CA) Akiko Higashimura A sharp new comedy about female friendship from the creator of Princess Jellyfish! "I spent all my time wondering 'What if?' Then one day I woke up and I was 33." Rinko has hustled her whole life, but one day she wakes up and finds herself a writer of a cheap online soap opera with only two friends (with whom she goes drinking most nights). In a booze-fueled delusion, she swears to get married by the time the Tokyo Olympics roll around in 2020, but it's not going to be a straight line... and there won't be any fairy tale endings!
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #41
DEC180990 (W) Ryan North (A) Naomi Franquiz (CA) Erica Henderson • In the past months, Squirrel Girl has battled Kraven, rescued NYC from supernatural silence, kinda-maybe died and also fought Skrulls! So now it's time for a nice break...which is why in THIS issue, Squirrel Girl does nothing but watch public domain movies on television! • That's right! She just sits there! You can kinda see the TV screen over her shoulder in a couple of panels, but that's it! It's really quiet and relaxing and nothing much happens. • ... • ...THAT IS, UNTIL NANCY WHITEHEAD AND ANOTHER ESU STUDENT BY THE NAME OF PETER PARKER ARE TAKEN HOSTAGE BY A SUPER VILLAIN INTENT ON PROVING THAT SHE'S THE SMARTEST PERSON ON THE PLANET! • Then it's super hero battles featuring THOR and SHE-HULK on a DATE! SQUIRREL GIRL matching wits against MS. QUIZZLER! And MORE! • Artist Naomi Franquiz makes her MARVEL DEBUT in a stanalone adventure you won't want to miss!
United States vs. Murder Inc. #6
DEC180603 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming From the Eisner Award-winning creators of POWERS! Murder, Inc. has gone to war with the United States-and the United States has lost! The president is dead, the vice president has quit, there's chaos in the streets, fighting in Congress, farms are burning...but thank God our boy Valentine has a plan. It's an alternative look at our world that shows us what the world would be like if it were run by gangsters, where the five families of organized crime have taken over!
DEC180291 (W) Mirka Andolfo (A/CA) Mirka Andolfo Leslie is on the run again, and this time she'll have to fight for her life. Get ready for betrayal, non-stop action, and an unexpected turn of events in an issue packed with jaw-dropping revelations and MIRKA ANDOLFO's sexy art aplenty!
Unstoppable Wasp #5
DEC180991 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Gurihiru (CA) Stacy Lee Nadia believed that when A.I.M. attacked her lab, she had reached rock bottom. She was wrong. And now she is finding out that she has more in common with her father than she ever knew. This issue of UNSTOPPABLE WASP will change everything about Nadia's life.
Urusei Yatsura Vol 01
DEC182253 (W) Rumiko Takahashi (A/CA) Rumiko Takahashi In a high-stakes game of tag, Ataru must touch Lum's horns in ten days-or aliens will take over the earth! The fact that Lum can fly doesn't make Ataru's job any easier. As it turns out, the game of tag is only the beginning of Ataru's troubles, as he continues to attract strange encounters with otherworldly beings like beautiful snow spirit Oyuki and the sexy crow goblin Princess Kurama!
West Coast Avengers #8
DEC180938 (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Eduard Petrovich • KATE BISHOP's ex NOH-VARR is back in town in a big way and needs her help with something weird. Do exes ever come back for normal reasons?! (They do not.) • That's right, something foul is afoot in the City of Angels, and surprisingly, it's not the newly formed Masters of Evil West Coast (OR that Dutch Oven guy). • No, this reeks of the Hollywood Elite with a seriously gross tinge of "cult," and it will take all of the West Coast Avengers working together - uncomfortable love triangles and personal problems be damned - in order to save the day. Sexy undercover mission, here we come! • ALSO! Did GWENPOOL find and adopt a baby land shark? Why, yes, yes she did.
Wicked + Divine #42
DEC180296 (W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson "OKAY," Part Three: I just read the synopsis for this issue and gaped. We're actually going to do all this in an issue? That AND that AND that? Honestly, this last arc really is going for it.
Wings of Fire Vol 02
DEC181895 (W) Tui T Sutherland (A/CA) Mike Holmes The lost heir to the SeaWing throne is going home at last. She can't believe it's finally happening. Tsunami and her fellow dragonets of destiny are journeying under the water to the great SeaWing Kingdom. Stolen as an egg from the royal hatchery, Tsunami is eager to meet her future subjects and reunite with her mother, Queen Coral. But Tsunami's triumphant return doesn't go quite the way she'd imagined. Queen Coral welcomes her with open wings, but a mysterious assassin has been killing off the queen's heirs for years, and Tsunami may be the next target. The dragonets came to the SeaWings for protection, but this ocean hides secrets, betrayal... and perhaps even death.
Wonder Twins #1
DEC180525 (W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Stephen Byrne Exiled from their home planet, alien heroes Zan and Jayna must navigate life as teens on Earth at South Metropolis High School, where they're even bigger outsiders than the typical awkward young adults. Under the watchful eye of Superman, the brother and sister pull monitor duty at the Hall of Justice as interns, while also trying to overcome the pitfalls of Zan's brash confidence and Jayna's shy but streetwise persona. If you think you know the Wonder Twins, think again-this book takes the form of the unexpected.
Wonder Woman #64
DEC180606 (W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Jesus Merino (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson There's a god in Veronica Cale's basement...and it's not happy! As the Olympian pantheon begins to be reborn around the globe, each one could become a deadly weapon in the right hands. Unfortunately for Wonder Woman, the literal god of grudges, grievances and gripes is in the clutches of her most virulent foe!
Wonder Woman #65
DEC180608 (W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Jesus Merino (CA) Xermanico If you asked Wonder Woman who her nemesis is, she might just say Veronica Cale-and now Veronica has the powers of the actual god Nemesis under her control! Some of the resurrected Olympians whom Wonder Woman has encountered have changed in unpredictable ways...is there a crack in Nemesis' armor that Diana can get through? Or will she miss the chance to redeem yet another of her divine brethren?
World of Reading: This is Captain Marvel
DEC181955 The Marvel World of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love. The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes must engage in to perfect their super powers. Discover how an ordinary pilot named Carol Danvers became the powerful Captain Marvel! A Level 1 book..
Young Justice #2
DEC180610 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Emanuela Lupacchino (A/CA) Patrick Gleason The new teen super-team unites as Robin (Tim Drake), Wonder Girl, Teen Lantern and Jinny Hex join forces to help Amethyst free Gemworld from those who control it. In another section of the strange dimension, Connor Kent and Impulse find themselves taken captive-but if this is really Superboy, why isn't he putting up a fight with his friend and former teammate against the bad guys?