This week at your comic shop – 11/14/12
Posted by dailypop on November 12, 2012
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X-Men Legacy #1
By: Simon Spurrier, Diogenes Neves, Mike Del Mundo
Legion, the most powerful and unstable mutant in the world and son to Professor Charles Xavier, has killed gods and reshaped the face of the universe. NOW! in the aftermath of Avengers vs. X-Men, Legion will finally attempt to conquer his demons and embrace his father’s legacy!
Marvel Classic Characters Series 2 #5: Iron Man
The fifth and final release in series 2 is Iron Man, featured in his sleekf, red and gold armor that was first shown in Tales of Suspense #48, setting the tone for the Iron Man we know today.
This particular pose though is taken from an Iron Man pinup from Tales of Suspense #61, art by Don Heck.
All New X-Men #1
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen
It’s a blast from the past as the original five students of Professor X – Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast – are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state that their future selves are in and the state of Xavier’s dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. And how will the X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward?
By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
‘DEATH OF THE FAMILY’ continues!
The Joker is back and somehow more sinister than ever! What caused this change? And can even Batman stop a Joker so driven and dangerous? And where is Alfred?
Plus: In the backup feature, The Penguin is running out of options as he’s confronted by The Joker!
Tarzan: The Once and Future Tarzan (one-shot)
By: Alan Gordon, Thomas Yeates, Thomas Yeates, Lori Almeida
Just in time for the 100th anniversary of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan of the Apes, artist Thomas Yeates (Prince Valiant, Conan) spins a surprising new tale that drops the lord of the jungle in an unfamiliar setting-the future! Can Tarzan’s vine-swinging skills serve him in the half-flooded ruins of a future London?
* Artist Thomas Yeates returns to one of his favorite subjects!
* From the pages of Dark Horse Presents!
Mind MGMT #0
By: Matt Kindt
Haven’t tried Matt Kindt’s visionary MIND MGMT series yet? Well, lock up your dolphins, shield your brain, and don’t believe anything you see, because this specially priced issue is the perfect initiation into Kindt’s electrifying tale of Mind Management’s psychic spies, its most infamous defector, and Meru, the journalist who stumbles upon their incredible secrets! Available in print for the first time, these three stories introduce the series’ key players and delve deeper than ever into MIND MGMT’s secret history! Whether you’re new to the series or already hooked, this special issue can’t be missed!
* From the creator of 3 Story and Super Spy!
* Specially priced jumping-on point!
* Available for the first time in print!
“Best comic I have read in many, many, MANY months. Exquisitely dense in all the right ways. Bravo.” -Damon Lindelof, creator of Lost
Demon Knights #14
By: Paul Cornell, Bernard Chang
Trapped in Hell and betrayed by Etrigan, the Demon Knights are on the edge of oblivion! There’s only one way out… But is Jason Blood prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice? And what is the secret of the mysterious black diamond that Lucifer has given to Exoristos?
Scene of the Crime Deluxe HC
By: Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark
From the co-creators of Gotham Central and FATALE comes a lost crime noir masterpiece. Long out of print, and presented here for the first time in an oversized hardback edition, SCENE OF THE CRIME was the first time ED BRUBAKER and MICHAEL LARK worked together – before their acclaimed runs on Daredevil and Gotham Central – and it was inked by SEAN PHILLIPS, who also designed this deluxe edition. This is where it all began, with a hard-hitting mystery story, a modern day ‘Chinatown’ that garnered nominations for Best Miniseries and Best Writer in the 2000 Eisner Awards. Also included in this new collection are behind the scenes art and stories, a new foreword by BRUBAKER, and many other extras. This is the book you’ll want on your shelves.
By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ smash-hit ongoing series returns! An all-new adventure begins, as new parents Marko and Alana make an unexpected discovery in the vast emptiness of outer space.
Batman And Robin #14
By: Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Damian sets out to take down the Z Club!
Batfans won’t want to miss this lead-in to the ‘DEATH OF THE FAMILY’ event!
Wolverine and the X-Men #20
By: Jason Aaron, Nick Bradshaw
STORM joins the faculty of the Jean Grey School! Wolverine is a clown? Iceman is a fire swallower? Rachel Grey a fortune teller? Frankenstein’s Murder Circus comes to town!
Shadow Double Novel Vol. 66
By: Maxwell Grant/Walter Gibson, Paul Orban
The Knight of Darkness crushes crime in the classic pulp novels that inspired Hollywood’s first two Shadow feature films! First, the bizarre terms of a dead man’s will lead to a series of murders that will condemn an innocent man unless The Shadow can unmask the true killer in Walter Gibson’s ‘The Ghost of the Manor,’ the inspiration for the 1937 film, ‘The Shadow Strikes.’ Then, the Dark Avenger hunts a sadistic blonde murderess and the masked supervillain known as ‘Foxhound’ in Theodore Tinsley’s violent novel that was filmed in 1938 as ‘International Crime.’
Green Lantern Sector 2814 TPB Vol. 01
By: Len Wein, Dave Gibbons
Featuring stories rom 1984 by Len Wein and art by Dave Gibbons!
Don’t miss Hal Jordan’s battles with some of his greatest foes and hisclash with the Guardians of the Universe!
This title collects
GREEN LANTERN #172-176 and 178-181
Thor God Of Thunder #1
By: Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic
Throughout the ages, the gods of the Marvel Universe have been vanishing, their mortal worshippers left in chaos. NOW! the Mighty Thor follows a trail of blood that threatens to consume his past, present and future selves. The only hope for these ravaged worlds lies with the God of Thunder unraveling the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher!
Green Lantern Corps #14
By: Peter J. Tomasi, Fernando Pasarin, Scott Clark
‘Rise of the Third Army’ continues! Guy Gardner’s life is ruined! The Guardians aim to take John Stewart out of the looming conflict no matter the cost!
Fantastic Four #1
By: Matt Fraction, Mark Bagley
Four adults. Two kids. One ‘car.’ NOW! begins a journey through all of infinite time and space.
Phantom Stranger #2
By: Dan DiDio, Brent Anderson
The Phantom Stranger comes face to face with PANDORA! Plus, meet the deadly sons of Trigon – and behold Dr. 13!
Thief Of Thieves #10
By: Robert Kirkman, Shawn Martinbrough
As Augustus tries his best to save his kidnapped girlfriend from the cartel, Agent Cohen begins to lean in on him for a lead on Redmond. You’ll never guess who he turns to for help with his current situation. Hint: it’s not his father.
Where Is Jake Ellis #1 (of 5)
By: Nathan Edmondson, Tonci Zonjic
‘CHAPTER SIX,’ Jon is in hiding. For almost a year, he has survived on his own in a remote corner of the world, but the powers behind the Facility have not forgotten him. The most wanted man in the world is soon in the crosshairs of powerful and mysterious people, and he will not be able to stop them on his own.
Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Orm of Loch Ness #2
By: Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, Daniel Brown
After a narrow escape, Billy and his freaky cohorts arrive at Count Dracula’s in search of their alligator man. They find a welcoming offer of food and a bed, along with a not-so-subtle warning. Will Billy and the biological curiosities fall prey to the count’s charms?”Eric’s got a gift-if you consider gallows humor an admiral talent, which I do. He’s written some sick stuff here, a number of ‘whoa’ moments, and he’s lucky to have a partner that takes the ‘whoa’ and makes it ‘WHOA!’”-Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets)
Amazing Spider-Man #697
By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Steve McNiven
Spider-Man joins the WAR of the Goblins! We brought back Roderick Kingsley, the original Hobgoblin-will any other Goblins show? And the pieces of the puzzle are almost complete for AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700!
Avenger Double Novel Vol. 08
By: Kenneth Robeson
The Pulps’ original ‘Man of Steel’ returns in three action-packed tales by Paul Ernst and Emile Tepperman writing as ‘Kenneth Robeson.’First, The Avenger enters a ‘House of Death’ to unravel the mysterious murders befalling the owners of strange gold medallions!
Then, the fate of the nation hangs in the balance as Dick Benson attempts to prevent ‘The Hate Master’ from winning the presidential election! Finally, a single misstep could result in ‘A Coffin for The Avenger’ in an exciting novelette by Spider-wordsmith Emile Tepperman.