Goodness, look at this list! Such a massive selections of amazing singles and trades. Have a little read of just some of this week's highlights below.
Like the TMNT days of old, IDW presents a series of spotlight issues, focusing on each turtle in the lead up to #100. It kicks off with TMNT MACROSERIES #1 DONATELLO, which features Donatello dealing with build-up of the coming conflict and trying to make peace, by trying to make amends with his old mentor Harold and his evil robotic counterpart, Metalhead.
The Mindscape is a land of dreams, it's protected by the guardian known as Sleepwalker. With the Infinity Stones unleashed, the Sleepwalker has his work cut out for him in INFINITY WARS SLEEPWALKER #1 (OF 4).
From the gladiatorial battles on Mojoworld to saving the galaxy, there's no doubting the heroics of Shatterstar, nor his deadliness. Check out SHATTERSTAR #1 (OF 5) from Tim Seeley, Carlos Villa and Gerardo Sandoval for pure, undiluted Shatter-action! Just cross your fingers he doesn't get too close to helicopter propellers...
October has arrived, and so has Doc Ock-tober! Huh?! Huh?! *crickets chirps*
To celebrate, be sure to check out Octavius' new set-up in San Francisco as its superior protector in Christos Gage and Mike Hawthorne's SUPERIOR OCTOPUS #1 SG, a Spider-Geddon tie in. With the return of the Superior Spider-Man on its way, you don't want to miss out on this one.
When the Daredevils are away, the Typhoid Marys will play in TYPHOID FEVER SPIDER-MAN #1. With Daredevil focused on unseating Wilson Fisk from the Mayor's chair, Typhoid Mary returns to Hell's Kitchen to wreak her unique brand of mayhem. Thankfully, Spider-Man is in the neighbourhood, and ready to defend it in Matt Murdock's place.
"With great power comes great responsibility" were the wise words handed down from Uncle Ben to Peter Parker, but what if Peter Parker wasn't Spider-Man? What if Spider-Man was actually the bully Flash Thompson? Spider-Man legend Gerry Conway sets out to answer these questions in WHAT IF? SPIDER-MAN #1, in this triumphant return of a classic Marvel series.
More off-kilter madness follows up in the Marvel multiverse with WHAT IF? X-MEN #1, where the X-Men go online! The EXE/scape is a digital paradise, accessible to those rich enough to afford the bioenhancements required... or those born with the .EXE/gene. But those with the gene have been forced underground, but u/Domino and u/Cable are free roamer who scrub out those who dare to surface.
Magneto returns to the Marvel Universe once more, as does the famous scribe Chris Claremont with X-MEN BLACK MAGNETO #1. For decades, Magneto has championed the movement for mutant domination, but now he has a new plan in mind, what can it be? Also included is the first part of X-Men Black: Apocalypse, a storyline running through all the X-Men Black books, so be sure to pick them all up to get the whole story.
24-Hour Comics Day is approaching, so be sure to have a copy of BATMAN BLANK COMIC #1, SUPERMAN BLANK COMIC #1 & WONDER WOMAN BLANK COMIC #1, so you can tell your own stories featuring the Dark Knight Detective, the Man of Tomorrow and the Princess of Themyscira. With the same paper stock used for the blank variant covers, this is the ideal comic to draw in.
The spooky month of Halloween is about to get a lot scarier with a five-part weekly crossover series from James Tynion IV and Jesus Merino, starting with WONDER WOMAN & JL DARK WITCHING HOUR #1. Hecate knew the monsters from whom she stole her magic power from would hunt her down one day, so to combat them, she activates her secret army: the Witchmarked. The most powerful of these Witchmarked? Wonder Woman, of course!
As the illegitimate daughter of a Naval Captain in Victorian times, Artemesia has had a difficult life, and came to hate the world. But having being given great power from the Faerie
Queen, Artemesia will have to protect the world that hates her in SPARROWHAWK #1, from Delilah Dawson and Matias Basla.
Searching across a war-torn North America, a man named Rider is looking for his abducted wife and child in DEATH ORB #1. The land is ruled by Father, the Lords and their mercenaries, and Rider will need to interrogate these horrendous world leaders to find them, in this new series from Ryan Ferrier and Chris O'Halloran.
Gerard Way returns to his original smash hit with UMBRELLA ACADEMY HOTEL OBLIVION #1. The Umbrella Academy was Sir Reginald Hargreeves' solution to the super power crisis, but with his death years prior, his team have scattered and begun new lives. Find out what they've been getting up to in the meantime, and get yourself ready for the Netflix series soon to debut.
From the writer of the Flinstones and Snagglepuss comics, Mark Russell, comes LONE RANGER VOL 3 #1, a new series starring the classic Western hero. It's 1883 and the advent of barbed wire has occurred in the Texas panhandle, giving corrupt government men and shady land owners the opportunity to cut the native people and nomadic rangers ability to navigate the land freely to none. The Lone Ranger will have to find a way to take down the corrupt laws behind it, and he may be able to do just that with help of an old friend...
A new book for a classic character, perfect for children and adults alike, begins with RAINBOW BRITE #1. Wisp and Willow are two best friends in a small town, but when Wisp notices the colour being drained from their world. The two will use their wits, and the help of their new friend Rainbow Brite, to find the thief and return the stolen colour.
Sam Keith brings his unique artistry to Batman's world with BATMAN THE MAXX #1 (OF 5) ARKHAM DREAMS. The Maxx finds himself of the wrong end of some "experimental" treatment in Arkham Asylum, and now the streets of Gotham are merging with the twisted mental landscape that can only be found inside the Maxx's head. Batman must prepare himself for his quirkiest adventure yet, good thing he always comes prepared, right?
Neo-noir is mixed with fantasty and set on the streets of LA in BLACKBIRD #1, a new book from Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel. Nina Rodriguez is convinced that there is a secret world to be found under the surface of Los Angeles, but everyone thinks she's crazy. But the problem is: Nina's right! Can she find the evidence to convince everyone else of the truth? Or will the Great Beast silence her first? For fans of The Wicked + The Divine.
Boston in the 1990s was home to a prolific criminal known as Dead Rabbit. When he pulled off one last big score, he disappeared, without a trace, and no-one knew what became of him- until now! He found love, now his wife's life is in danger, and so in DEAD RABBIT #1 he comes out of retirement, with Gerry Duggan and John McCrea documenting the whole bloody ordeal.
In the future, if you can't score yourself a decent job, expect to be running errands, legal and illegal, for whoever does have one. This is Jace Lopez's reality in ERRAND BOYS #1 (OF 5), and his life was difficult enough providing for himself, but now it's about to get a lot harder now that he also has to look after his teenaged half-brother as well.
Dive into the jazziest club in 1950s New Orleans, the Jook Joint, run by Mahalia, in JOOK JOINT #1 (OF 5). The music keeps its patrons hopping and bopping, and the women? To die for... literally. The club features a simple rule, "Keep your hands to yourself", the men who break that rule find themselves at the mercy of the merciless Mahalia and her droves of slain women. It's a twisted tale of horror from Tee Franklin, writer of the acclaimed "Bingo Love".
Jason Aaron and Ed McGuiness' soon to be legendary run on the book featuring Earth's mightiest heroes begins in AVENGERS BY JASON AARON TP VOL 01 FINAL HOST. Captain America, Iron Man and Thor are reunited at last, and need to team up with She-Hulk, Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Ghost Rider and Doctor Strange to defend their planet against the diseased Final Host, and their leader, Loki! It's old-school superheroics, combined with a new look at the beginnings of life on Earth and more Avengers 1000000 BC action.
The Joker goes sane in Sean Murphy's acclaimed limited series, collected in trade paperback for the first time with BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP. With the Joker now going by Jack Napier, he will attempt to break Batman another way, with the law and the public on his side. This collection is also the first from DC's new Black Label imprint, so be sure to pick it up to get a feel for the types of stories coming soon.
Multiple-award winning writer Neil Gaiman teams up with Fables artist Mark Buckingham to present LIKELY STORIES HC. With creepy tales set in a subtly linked universe, there are stories featuring an old woman eating raw meat, a man obsessed with a skin model and story within a story starring ghosts. Make sure to pick this one up to scare your friends when Halloween comes around.
Jim Lake Jr. was still learning about his role as a Trollhunter when he was also thrust into another new role, that of "boyfriend'. Filled with self-doubt, his fellow trolls set out to tell him stories of past Trollhunters in TROLLHUNTERS TALES OF ARCADIA THE FELLED TP, to show him how his predecessors overcame their doubts to become legends of their profession.
Diana longed to escape her world of Themyscira and explore the world of man, but the world of man was not ready for her arrival. Grant Morrison and Yannick Paquette return for another Earth-1 tale with WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 02, where Wonder Woman will have to contend with the American government to spread her message of peace and love on Earth.
Immigrants sailed across to America, bringing their hopes, dreams... and monsters. Discover the terrors of the past brought to the New World, and buried them under New Amsterdam, currently known now as New York. In the present day, a Harlem teenager named Nick finds out he is part of the secret order to keep the monster at bay. Be sure to check out LOLLIPOP KIDS #1 to see how he goes.
One of Gerry Duggan's latest works is collected in it's first trade paperback with ANALOG CYBER DYSTOPIAN NOIR TP VOL 01. The internet has been decrypted and now nothing is safe on the web. So now the new method of secrecy is to write everything down on paper and have a "Paper Jockey" put their life on the line to courier your secrets around the globe.
An unusual criminal duo are the villain protagonists of Max de Radigues' BASTARD GN. The pair are a mother and her preteen son, on the run after managing to pull off 52 robberies in the one city, and now the law, and some old accomplices, want their pound of flesh. Experience the uncanny twists and turns that will keep your attention and leave you wanting more.
1991, the Cold War is over, but there are still battles left to fight in DEAD HAND TP VOL 01 COLD WAR RELICS. Operative Carter Carlson was highly decorated for his service, but the fall of the Soviet Union revealed a secret to him that not only changed his life, but the course of history. Now he and some old colleagues are all that stand between Dead Hand and global devastation.
The latest volume in Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts epic set on the American Frontier, starring old historical explorers Lewis and Clark, arrives with MANIFEST DESTINY TP VOL 06. Merriweather Lewis is about to learn an important lesson as he tries to reach the Pacific Coast: don't listen to the voices in your head.
Thirteen years after his Eisner-winning "Mythology" DC Comics art book, Alex Ross now presents his Marvel analogue with MARVELOCITY MARVEL COMIC ART ALEX ROSS HC. Jam-packed with the iconic artwork that has defined his style, also featured are some never-before-seen sketches and paintings featuring your favorite Marvel superheroes and villains, including a 10 page story pitting Spider-Man against the insidious Sinister Six.
Get up to speed with the latest shonen manga sensation with MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 15. A power vacuum has been left since the fall of All for One, and now the sinister new enemy, Chisaki Kai, is looking to fill the space. Can our heroes stop Chisaki before they can complete their villainous goals?
If volume 15 of the main series wasn't enough to scratch that Academia itch, then also be sure to check out MY HERO ACADEMIA VIGILANTES GN VOL 02. Koichi and his "friends" Kazuho and the mysterious Knuckleduster have formed an unofficial vigilante group to defend their neighbourhood. But with the villains being more powerful and more dangerous than expected, will the rag tag group have what it takes to keep their slice of the world safe?
For fans of the seminal biographical work "Nick Cave: Mercy on Me", and the artistic stylings of Reinhard Kleist, comes the perfect companion volume NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS HC. A book filled with more of Kleist's expressive and enthralling artworks depicting the legendary musician, novelist, poet and actor, don't pass this one up.
Considered a masterpiece by many involved in the craft of comic books, Scott McCloud's UNDERSTANDING COMICS SC NEW PTG is a magnificent work analysing and examining the art of comic books. This book will change the way you see comic books forever.
Another huge Image collection, this time from Keiron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson, hits the shelves with WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 07 MOTHERING INVENTION. The past is dominated with awful stuff. The present is still dominated with awful stuff. But the difference? More questions are being answered. Will the future also be dominated with awful stuff?
Kenneth Rocafort's amazing rendition of Jason Todd's Red Hood, from the New 52 gets the statue makeover with DC DESIGNER SER RED HOOD BY KENNETH ROCAFORT STATUE. Now you can have your own Red Hood, looking like he literally just jumped off the comic page.
If you need a little sit down after getting through that we understand, it's a lot to take in. But see something you like, just let us know to stash it before close on Tuesday and we'll get it sorted!
Until we see you next, have a great week, live life and read comics!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1
ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #2
COSMIC GHOST RIDER #4 (OF 5)
DEATH OF INHUMANS #4 (OF 5)
DOCTOR STRANGE #6
INFINITY WARS SLEEPWALKER #1 (OF 4)
MR AND MRS X #3
SHATTERSTAR #1 (OF 5)
STAR WARS #55
SUPERIOR OCTOPUS #1 SG
TONY STARK IRON MAN #4
TYPHOID FEVER SPIDER-MAN #1
WEAPON H #8
WEAPON X #24
WHAT IF? SPIDER-MAN #1
WHAT IF? X-MEN #1
X-MEN BLACK MAGNETO #1
ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #3 (OF 12)
BATMAN #56 FOIL
BATMAN BLANK COMIC #1
CURSE OF BRIMSTONE #7 FOIL
DEATHSTROKE #36 (ARKHAM)
GREEN ARROW #45 FOIL (HEROES IN CRISIS)
GREEN LANTERNS #56 FOIL
HARLEY QUINN #51
INJUSTICE 2 #35
JUSTICE LEAGUE #9 (DROWNED EARTH)
SUPERMAN BLANK COMIC #1
UNEXPECTED #5 FOIL
UNITED STATES VS MURDER INC #2 (OF 6)
WONDER WOMAN & JL DARK WITCHING HOUR #1
WONDER WOMAN BLANK COMIC #1
BORDER TOWN #2
GIANT DAYS #43
JIM HENSON BENEATH DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12)
DEATH ORB #1
TOMB RAIDER INFERNO #4 (OF 4)
UMBRELLA ACADEMY HOTEL OBLIVION #1
WAR BEARS #2 (OF 3)
JAMES BOND ORIGIN #2
LONE RANGER VOL 3 #1
RAINBOW BRITE #1
BATMAN THE MAXX #1 (OF 5) ARKHAM DREAMS
BLACK CROWN QUARTERLY #4 SUMMER 2018
DICK TRACY DEAD OR ALIVE #1 (OF 4)
HOUSE AMOK #2
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #71
TMNT MACROSERIES #1 DONATELLO
TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE MOVIE PREQUEL #4 (OF 4)
DEAD RABBIT #1
DIE DIE DIE #3
ERRAND BOYS #1 (OF 5)
JOOK JOINT #1 (OF 5)
LAST SIEGE #5 (OF 8)
MAGIC ORDER #4 (OF 6)
NEW LIEUTENANTS OF METAL #4 (OF 4)
PAPER GIRLS #25
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #11
THIEF OF THIEVES #41
WALKING DEAD #184
INVADER ZIM #35
KIM REAPER VAMPIRE ISLAND #2
DARK SOULS AGE OF FIRE #4 (OF 4)
LOLLIPOP KIDS #1
RAID #3 (OF 4)
SPOOKHOUSE 2 #1 (OF 4)
TANK GIRL ALL STARS #4 (OF 4)
THESE SAVAGE SHORES #1
WALK THROUGH HELL #5
DC NATION #5
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY MICHELINIE & MCFARLANE OMNIB
ANALOG CYBER DYSTOPIAN NOIR TP VOL 01
ANNIE SULLIVAN & TRIALS OF HELEN KELLER GN
AVENGERS BY JASON AARON TP VOL 01 FINAL HOST
BALLAD OF HALO JONES TP VOL 03 COLOR ED
BATMAN KNIGHTQUEST THE CRUSADE TP VOL 02
BATMAN THE GOLDEN AGE TP VOL 05
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP
BERLIN TP BOOK 03 CITY OF LIGHT
BLEACH GN VOL 74
CAPTAIN HARLOCK CLASSIC COLLECTION GN VOL 02
COMPLETE ANGEL CATBIRD TP
CONSPIRACY OF RAVENS HC
CRIMINY TP VOL 01
DEAD HAND TP VOL 01 COLD WAR RELICS
DOCTOR STRANGE BY DONNY CATES TP VOL 02 CITY OF SI
DOCTOR WHO TP LAND OF THE BLIND
DRAGONS CROWN GN VOL 02
ETERNAL EMPIRE TP VOL 02
GARFIELD SNACK PACK TP VOL 01
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
GRAVEDIGGERS UNION TP VOL 02
GREEN LANTERNS TP VOL 07 SUPERHUMAN TRAFFICKING
HAIKYU GN VOL 28
HARROW COUNTY TP VOL 08 DONE COME BACK
HELLSTORM BY WARREN ELLIS OMNIBUS HC
JUNI TAISEN ZODIAC WAR GN VOL 01
JUSTICE LEAGUE THE DARKSEID WAR ESSENTIAL EDITION
KILLING JOKE NOVEL HC
KONUNGAR TP WAR OF THE CROWNS
LIKELY STORIES HC
LONG LOST BOOK ONE TP
MANIFEST DESTINY TP VOL 06
MARILYNS MONSTERS GN
MARVELOCITY MARVEL COMIC ART ALEX ROSS HC
ME THE PEOPLE HC
MINKY WOODCOCK GIRL WHO HANDCUFFED HOUDINI HC
MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 15
MY HERO ACADEMIA VIGILANTES GN VOL 02
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS HC
PARADISE LOST GN
PRECARIOUS WOMAN MISS BLACK GENERAL GN VOL 02
PROMISED NEVERLAND GN VOL 06
ROUGH RIDERS TP VOL 03 RIDE OR DIE
SPIDER-GWEN HC VOL 03
STARGATE UNIVERSE VOL 1 TP
SWAMP THING THE BRONZE AGE OMNIBUS TP VOL 01
TANK GIRL COLORING BOOK
TEEN TITANS TP VOL 03 THE RETURN OF KID FLASH REBI
THIS IS A WHOOPSIE HC
THOR HEROES RETURN OMNIBUS HC VOL 02
TOMB OF DRACULA COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 02
TROLLS HC VOL 04 BRAIN FREEZE
TYLER CROSS BLACK ROCK HC
ULTRA WILD WEST ART OF ITALIAN SPAGHETTI WESTERNS
UNDERSTANDING COMICS SC NEW PTG
WALLACE THE BRAVE YA GN VOL 01
WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 07 MOTHERING INVENTION
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE JEDI THE LAST HC
WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 02
X-MEN PHOENIX IN DARKNESS BY GRANT MORRISON TP
DC CORE BATMAN PVC STATUE
DC DESIGNER SER RED HOOD BY KENNETH ROCAFORT STATU
HARLEY QUINN RED WHITE & BLACK STATUE BY PHILIP TAN