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STEPHEN
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #7
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Art: Ryan Sook
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: July 28, 2020
Jonathan Kent, intergalactic fugitive! The United Planets is less than thrilled with the decision to bring Superboy a thousand years into the future to protect the past. Planet Gotham is under siege. Ultra Boy’s homeworld is on the verge of all-out war. And as if that weren’t enough, new Legionnaire drama unfolds as Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy throw down over who should take on the Legion’s leadership! Plus, Brainiac 5 will reveal a secret that will make one Legionnaire quit the team-and we ask the burning question: Who is the strongest Legionnaire? Find out in the only book telling you the future of the DC Universe every month!

Rating: ★★★½☆

MATTHEW
EMPYRE #2 (OF 6)
Writer: Al Ewing/Dan Slott
Artist:Valerio Schiti
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: July 22, 2020

Three Avengers are trapped on the moon as war breaks out on Earth – and an ancient enemy reveals a scheme decades in the making! Meanwhile, the Fantastic Four fight against a creeping horror that might destroy them all – starting with the Thing! Captain Marvel is their last, best hope… But if Carol Danvers survives, what will she become?

Rating: ★★★★☆

RODRIGO
ATLANTIS WASN’T BUILT FOR TOURISTS #1
Writer: Eric Palicki
Artist: Wendell Cavalcanti
Publisher: Scout Comics
Cover Price:$3.99
Release Date: August 5, 2020
Lovecraft meets Sergio Leone in a modern tale of corruption, family legacies, and nightmarish dread. Lucas Lewis drifts into Atlantis County, Oregon wanting nothing more than a hot meal and a soft bed for the night. What he finds instead is a small town in thrall to eldritch creatures lurking in the surrounding wilderness, possibly guided by an even more sinister force. Lucas becomes determined to eradicate all Atlantis’s demons, but these monsters are not what they seem. Unfortunately for the monsters, neither is Lucas.

Rating: ★★★★☆

DISCUSSION

VAMPIRE TALES VOLUME 1
Writers: Various
Artists: Various
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Collects Vampire Tales #1-3.

Morbius the Living Vampire and Satana the Devil’s Daughter – the reluctant revenant and the sinister succubus, two of Marvel’s most preternatural protagonists – up against demons, cults and mortals even more monstrous than themselves! Black-and-white horror tales from the 1970s horror boom and some of the genre’s greatest talents! Plus: adaptations of classic terror tales from literature!
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