This week at your comic shop – 1/23/13

For the complete list of this week’s comics, click here.

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(note: all information including ad copy is from the publisher)
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Uncanny X-Force #1
By: Sam Humphries, Ron Garney, Olivier Coipel
THE DARKEST CORNERS OF THE MUTANT UNIVERSE: EXPOSED! The X-Men: sworn to protect a world that fears and hates them. UNCANNY X-FORCE: charged to deal with situations the X-Men fear and hate! Psylocke and Storm lead a new team of outcasts and scoundrels, including fan-favorite Puck, the villainous Spiral, and the mysterious Cluster. The first adversary to strike out from the darkness? X-legend BISHOP!
Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #4
By: Caleb Monroe, Will Sliney, Mike Perkins
After the events of their last adventure, John Steed & Emma Peel definitely deserve a night out. But there’s something sinister afoot amongst all the champagne & caviar. Murder is the main course at ‘The Black & White Ball’!


He-Man Castle Grayskull Business Card Holder
Display your business cards in this highly detailed replica of the Castle Grayskull entrance complete with movable Jawbridge!

No detail was overlooked from the beautiful Coat of Arms crest on the Jawbridge to the menacing skull facade. Lower the Jawbridge to display business cards on the lower teeth. The Castle Grayskull Business Card Holder also stores the He-Man Power Sword Letter Opener through the top of the dome.
Hot Wheels Heritage A-Team 1/18 Van Die-Cast
Make way for the A-Team and their universally recognized battle van! Hot Wheels recreates the A-Team’s mobile headquarters with their Hot Wheels Heritage A-Team Van Die-Cast Replica. At 1/18-scale, this is one collectible that no fan will want to miss!

Star Trek Enterprise B Ship
A Diamond Select Release! Designed by Art Asylum!

The long wait is over! The Enterprise B is finally ready to leave drydock! One of the most fan-requested Star Trek ships, the Excelsior-class starship is finally on its way as an electronic ship replica from Diamond Select!

Packaged in a ‘Try Me’ window box so customers can test its movie-accurate lights and sounds, the Enterprise B measures 16 inches long and comes with a display stand.
The Answer! #1 (of 4)
By: Dennis Hopeless, Mike Norton, Mark Englert
Devin McKenzie is an insomniac librarian with a knack for solving puzzles. The Answer! is a masked crime fighter with a giant exclamation point on his face. Aside from a penchant for late nights, they share nothing in common . . . until both become embroiled in a deadly mystery surrounding a sinister motivational speaker!

* Eisner Award-winning creator of Battlepug!

* Superhero mystery with explosive action!

* Written by Dennis Hopeless (Cable and X-Force, Avengers Arena)!

Mind MGMT #7
By: Matt Kindt
We’ve learned some of the secrets of Henry Lyme; now get ready to meet the rest of MIND MGMT, beginning with the Ad Man! With the remains of MIND MGMT on Lyme’s tail, the former spy is forced to seek help from other defectors.

* Great jumping-on point!

* One of 2012’s most acclaimed debuts!

* Don’t miss MIND MGMT in Dark Horse Presents #19!

Batwoman #16
By: J. H. Williams
This issue guest-stars everybody!

In this penultimate chapter, everything that’s been happening in BATWOMAN comes to a head!

Plus, a new hero is introduced, and Wonder Woman fights monsters!

Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet Keychain
The helmets worn by the characters of George Lucas’ Star Wars are known the world over, and now they can dangle from your keychain with these new Star Wars: Helmet Keychains! Choose from Darth Vader, Boba Fett, or the Imperial Stormtrooper.
Killer Klowns From Outer Space Shorty Deluxe Action Figure
Alien bozos with an appetite for close encounters! Meet the latest addition in Amok Time Toys’ Monstarz collection, the Killer Klowns from Outer Space! These horrific harlequins will feature multiple points of articulation, 2 sets of interchangeable hands, and 2 accessories. Choose from Shorty or Tiny.

Avengers #3
By: Jonathan Hickman, Jerome Opena, Dustin Weaver

The birth of the New Adam.

On Mars, the Battle between The Avengers and the Garden comes to a dramatic conclusion.

‘If you want LIFE and all the good things living entails, then you’ll have to earn it.’ –Ex Nihilo
Green Lantern #16
By: Geoff Johns, Doug Mahnke
‘RISE OF THE ARMY’ marches toward its conclusion as Simon Baz meets his fellow Green Lantern for the first time, just as the Corps teeters on absolute destruction!

The Guardians of the Universe make their next move exploiting the power of the First Lantern.

Plus: What’s happened to Hal Jordan and Sinestro since they’ve been sucked into the Dead Zone?

The end of the Guardians’ control over the Corps is near as we prepare for the next big epic!

Hanna Barbera History Collection Tundro 8 1/4in Figure
Imported from Japan! X-Plus USA kicks off the second wave of Hanna-Barbera History Collection Action Figures with this impressive Tundro figure! Tundro, the ten-legged creature from The Herculoids, measures a full 8 1/4″ long from his horn to his rump and matches to the Zandor figure from the first wave of Hanna-Barbera History Collection Figures (offered in the July PREVIEWS). Zandor figure sold separately.

Window box packaging.
Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Costume T-Shirt
Become the bohemian fourth Doctor with this costume print t-shirt!

Home > Profile: Mst3k Xxv DVD
Since the dawn of recorded history, sacred texts have inspired intellectuals to enlighten the rest of us through their commentaries. To a certain special kind of person – and if you’re buying this 25th collection of MST3K pal, you’re one of them! – cheesy movies are sacred texts. And who better to help us navigate the occult meanings of B-movies’ holiest scriptures than space captives Joel and Mike and their robot companions Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot? Their running commentaries allow us to laugh at inscrutable plots, painful performances, and felonious filmmaking. Here for the funniest study session you’ll ever have are four more movies – Robot Holocaust, Operation Kid Brother, Kitten With A Whip, and Revenge of the Creature – unearthed from the ancient caves of Hollywood as interpreted by the long-suffering scholars aboard the Satellite of Love.
Hellblazer #299
By: Peter Milligan, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Simon Bisley
In part 2 of ‘Death and Cigarettes,’ it’s the funeral to end all funerals! Epiphany finds herself alone, in basic black, mourning the loss of her husband, urban occultist John Constantine.

Buck Rogers In The 25th Century DVD Sea 02
Rocket to adventure with Captain William ‘Buck’ Rogers (Gil Gerard) and Colonel Wilma Deering (Erin Gray) aboard the starship Searcher in the Emmy Award-winning second season of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century!

Risking their lives to find lost colonies of Earthlings scattered across the galaxy after a massive nuclear disaster, Rogers and Deering encounter strange alien worlds, thrilling mysteries, and untold danger.

Re-live the action and excitement of this iconic intergalactic series with every action-packed episode from Season Two in this 4-disc set!

Kolchak Papers Grave Secrets Novel
By: Mark Dawidziak
A rare warehouse find, long thought of as out-of-print!

Grave Secrets, the first post-TV show novel ever written about Kolchak, was published by Cinemaker Press. This is a first printing: 1994. The novel: Kolchak is on the trail of whatever killed land baron Glen Gilmore. The answers are buried 2,000 miles away and more than 150 years ago!


JSA Liberty Files The Whistling Skull #2 (of 6)
By: B. Clay Moore, Tony Harris
The previous Whistling Skull vanished in Japan, but where is his body?

Back in Nazi-occupied Europe, the mystery of the missing villagers deepens.

And Nigel and William encounter an eerie sideshow at Der Karneval.

Home > Comics > Profile: Young Avengers #1
By: Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie
Legacy isn’t a dirty word… but it’s an irrelevant one. It’s not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You’re someone. Do the math.

The critically acclaimed team of Gillen/McKelvie/Wilson (with added Norton Sauce) decide to reinvent the teen superhero comic for the 21st century, uniting Wiccan, Hulkling and Hawkeye with Loki, Marvel Boy and Ms. America. No pressure. Young Avengers is as NOW! as the air in your lungs, and twice as vital. It’s the book that knows Hyperbole is the BEST! THING! EVER!

Justice League #16
By: Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis

Aquaman can barely hold on against Ocean Master even with the League by his side!

The United States loses faith in the Justice League and enters the battle against Atlantis, setting in motion the creation of the Justice League of America!

More on the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance!

Plus: In the backup story, the origin of SHAZAM! continues!

Wolverine and the X-Men #24
By: Jason Aaron, TBD, Ramon K. Perez

Kitty and Iceman! Storm and Wolverine?

Legion Of Super Heroes #16
By: Paul Levitz, Scott Kolins, Steve Lightle
Political tension builds as the next Legion Election is on the horizon!

The Legion is about to have a new leader and the Fatal Five is about to return!

Validus escapes from his inescapable prison!

Masks #3
By: Chris Roberson, Dennis Calero, Alex Ross
With criminals and corrupt politicians in power, the masked vigilantes are on the run.

The Spider ventures to Albany to investigate the newly elected governor who has signed all of the unjust measures into law, while Green Hornet seeks to find the secret masters of the Justice Party.

The Shadow encounters other heroes who have run afoul of the Black Legions, and still more individuals are inspired to don masks and take to the streets in the name of justice.

The Lone Ranger #12
By: Ande Parks, Esteve Polls, Francesco Francavilla
The epic conclusion of the Native Ground arc.

The Lone Ranger has traveled through Indian lands in search of a healer for his friend Tonto. Now, the healer has been found, and she is not at all what the Ranger expected. Has the Ranger come all this way just to watch his friend die? The battle for Tonto’s life and soul will be resolved.
The Spider #8
By: David Liss, Ivan Rodriguez, Francesco Francavilla
Richard Wentworth never wanted anything to do with his father’s arms-dealing corporation, but control of it has landed in his hands – along with a whole lot of trouble. When weapons go missing from within the company, Wentworth begins an investigation that leads him to a dangerous terrorist plot that threatens to destroy the company, and much more! Meanwhile, Nita Van Sloan begins an investigation of her own – one that leads her into the hands of a master hypnotist with a grudge against Nita’s husband. Mayhem and mind-control clash, pulp style, as one of the original Spider supporting characters makes his first appearance in the new series.

Winter Soldier #14
By: Ed Brubaker, Butch Guice, Daniel Acuna
The grand finale of the BLACK WIDOW HUNT

Will Bucky sacrifice everything to save his love?

Can Black Widow even be saved?

Ed Brubaker finishes his critically-acclaimed run and no one escapes unscathed!
Prince Valiant HC Vol. 06 1947-1948
By: Hal Foster
As Hal Foster’s masterpiece enters its second decade, Valiant and Aleta journey to the ‘New World.’ Also included are essays and Foster’s map of Val’s voyage to/from the New World. As always, this volume is shot directly from Foster’s personal collection of syndicate proofs, their glorious colors restored to create a sumptuous reading experience.

Uncanny Avengers #3
By: Rick Remender, John Cassaday
Red Skull is using his new powers to incite violence against mutants across the globe! Scarlet Witch and Rogue make a terrible discovery that will haunt them forever! The UNCANNY AVENGERS feel the full might of Red Skull’s S-Men.
Mars Attacks Transformers (One Shot)
By: Shane McCarthy, Matt Frank, Ray Dillon
The weekly invasion continues: AUTOBOTS vs. DECEPTICONS vs. MARTIANS?!

The invaders from Mars take advantage of the colossal Cybertronian’s conflict and begin their assault on Earth in full force. It’s Martian vs. Machine as the audacious Autobots and the devilish Decepticons begrudgingly join forces to repel the inhuman invaders and save the planet!


FF #3
By: Matt Fraction, Mike Allred
The new FF take to the streets to celebrate 2013!

How does the world respond?

How do the kids of the Future Foundation feel about these new grown-ups running the show?

And what does Scott Lang have in store for Doom?

The war begins…
Star Trek Countdown To Darkness #1 (of 4)
By: Mike Johnson, David Messina
The countdown to the motion picture event of 2013 begins here, in this blockbuster 4-issue prequel mini-series that sets the stage for the upcoming STAR TREK film! Like the best-selling STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN in 2009, this all-new series leads directly into the next movie, with a story by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci and Mike Johnson (STAR TREK ongoing series), and drawn by the original STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN artist, David Messina! STAR TREK 2013 PREQUEL is the can’t-miss lead-in to the new adventures of the Enterprise crew!

Deadpool #4
By: Gerry Duggan, Tony Moore, Geof Darrow
The grudge match you’ve been waiting for: DEADPOOL VS. LINCOLN!

Deadpool de-undead-ifies AT LEAST twelve Presidents, easy.

Guaranteed to make you better looking to potential mates!


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