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The battle royale continues as the world’s greatest superheroes are forced to fight each other to the death in a mysterious, otherworldly prison. Who will be crowned the victor in this month’s grudge match? More importantly, who will be the loser? And will the cabal of Sable, Meridian, Sol Invictus, and the Manchurian be able to decipher the mysteries of the prison before one of them is selected to enter the arena? Written by industry legend Paul Jenkins (SENTRY, INHUMANS) and drawn by comics superstar Carlos Magno (PLANET OF THE APES, TRANSFORMERS), DEATHMATCH is a dark, psychological deconstruction of the superhero genre that can’t be missed.
FINAL ISSUE! It all ends here – in the heart of the Abattoir, Nox and Red Reaper attempt to unleash Absolute on the world. Will their final gamble succeed in ridding our dimension of the EDDA infiltration? Will they both survive the encounter? And what will become of the post-post-apocalypse? The superhero epic comes to its conclusion, straight from the minds of Simon Spurrier and artist V Ken Marion!
Written by Simon Spurrior
Drawn by Jeffrey Edwards and V Ken Marion
SC, 128 pgs, FC, SRP: $14.99
WE LOST. THEY WON.
In the wake of an apocalyptic alien invasion, the world’s greatest super-heroes and deadliest super-villains must form an alliance to prevent their own extermination. Two archenemies — Nox, a driven hero, and the Red Reaper, a ruthless villain — form a volatile partnership for the greater good. The enemy of your enemy is your friend…but will they be able to ultimately put aside their bitter past to prevent global genocide? What happens when all the battle lines are redrawn and foes become unlikely allies in a desperate war for the fate of the very planet, and the outcome of a species?Written by Simon Spurrier (X-Men: Legacy, X-Club), EXTERMINATION is a super-hero survival story by an author that boldly explores the dark crevices of an entire genre!
Hey… you remember Rob and Burger? Two of the founding members of the Wrecking Crew, one of them had a thing with Jenna and the other was a bit loose in the cage with a penchant for going hyphy? Whatever happened to those dudes? FIND OUT HERE, in the very first FvZ flashback issue!
The wild and crazy first arc of the breakout hit series comes to its thrilling conclusion! Val and Cass’ hunt for their missing man (and the rest of their payday) has led them back to the Kung Fu Orphange where they built their bonds and learned how to break bones. Now, they will learn secrets about the dojo that should have stayed buried… Oh, and that missing man? He’s back & ready to kick their butts. Another round of fire from Ian Brill & Joshua Covey!
THIS IS IT, THE FINAL ISSUE! For the first time in her life, Heidi is absolutely certain of what she must do next…and Rex is forced to face the consequences of the events he has set in motion, as the final push against HIGHER EARTH comes to its epic conclusion!
FINAL ISSUE! DON’T MISS THE HORRIFYING CONCLUSION! Ruling Hell isn’t as easy as it looks… Kirsty Cotton has been thrown into the middle of a decades-long family feud, and her choices will end it once and for all. The bloody finale to Kirsty Cotton’s “Year One” story!
With their greatest enemy on the loose, the Hypernaturals are left with little choice but to pursue the only avenue of inquiry they have left, one that might save the Quantinuum, or plunge the universe into a greater, more terrifying darkness…
BRAND NEW ARC! PERFECT JUMPING-ON POINT FOR NEW READERS! After the destruction of Ape City, Doctor Zaius, his family, Cornelius and Marcus are faced with the difficult and often treacherous task of rebuilding…but what terror lies beneath the ruins? Find out what the Ape City cataclysm has awoken…
THE PLANET OF THE APES SAGA CONTINUES! Don’t miss the fourth volume of the sci-fi masterpiece that pits man versus ape in the continuity of the landmark original feature film. The world has changed — humans seemingly have learned their place, and the utopia that Voice Alaya sought for her people has seemingly arrived at last. Writer Daryl Gregory and artist Carlos Magno continue their critically acclaimed run on PLANET OF THE APES!
It’s well established that our spies are the swingingest secret agents in all the land, but what about in the galaxy? Emma Peel and John Steed enter the Space Race, thanks to the rocket-fueled talents of Caleb Monroe and Will Sliney!
THE FAN-FAVORITE SERIES CONTINUES! After last month’s shocking events, Hella struggles to keep her carefully constructed suburban world from crumbling around her… While Jeremy and Eli attempt to escape the jungles of Mongolia, with the Daughters of Bright Moon hot on their tail, the Jenkins marriage hits a snag as Tia wishes to rejoin the “workforce…” Zari and Sara’s play-date is crashed by an uninvited visitor, and Gio makes an announcement that shocks the world, but none more so than Paul… All that, AND a cliffhanger that will have everyone talking. Don’t miss it!
FAN-FAVORITE ADVENTURE TIME SENSATIONS FIONNA & CAKE ARRIVE TO THE HIT ADVENTURE TIME COMIC!
Join Cake the Cat and Fionna the Human in this totally algebraic new adventure, written and drawn by Fionna & Cake creator and ADVENTURE TIME storyboard artist Natasha Allegri! When Fionna rescues a feral flame boy from a pack of wild fire lions, it starts her on a quest she’ll never forget… Don’t miss out on this sure-to-be INSANELY popular new ADVENTURE TIME mini-series!
THE HOTTEST ALL-AGES COMIC CELEBRATES ITS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! BMO’s sick, but it’s not just any virus…it’s a magical virus! And now, Finn and Jake have to seek out a sorta-no-good-very-bad wizard to set things right! Don’t miss the latest issue of what critics called “the best series of 2012!”
THE NEW SERIES FROM THE CREATOR OF ADVENTURE TIME IS NOW ONGOING! DON’T MISS THE BODACIOUS CONCLUSION TO THE DEBUT ARC!
The Bravest Warriors have to band together to defeat the most nefarious villain of all…Sadness, bro! But Sadness isn’t going down without a weepy fight! The totally awesome comic adaptation of the new show from ADVENTURE TIME creator Pendelton Ward!
What’s Garfield’s New Year’s Resolution? More lasagna, more pizza, and never ever to wake up on a Monday! Our amazing team returns in 2013 to bring you two more ALL-NEW Garfield stories, and this time they brought along a friend: the legendary artist Al Jaffee, who draws this month’s variant cover! Make sure to reserve your copy today!
NOW AN ONGOING SERIES! Peanuts is back for the new year with Snoopy’s most beloved personality taking center stage…The Flying Ace! Will his Sopwith Camel hold up against the Red Baron long enough for Snoopy to make it back to the café for a cold, tall root beer? Charles Schulz’s beloved creations keep going strong with all-new stories mixed in with Schulz original Sunday strips.
Eisner Award-winning creator Roger Langridge (THE MUPPET SHOW, THOR: THE MIGHTY AVENGER) returns as his critically acclaimed series SNARKED comes to its thrilling conclusion! After a perilous high seas journey, our heroes have finally reached their destination: Snark Island. But what dangers will they encounter on their search for the missing Red King? Will Scarlett be able to save the kingdom from the clutches of the dastardly royal advisors? And what will become of the Walrus and the Carpenter?