ACT I: THE RED SUPREMACY! The Red Skull has exploited the gifts of the world’s greatest telepath to broadcast pure hatred across the globe. Now, born of the murder of Charles Xavier, World War Hate has begun. Tony Stark discovers a secret truth that will upend not only his life, but also the lives of everyone he cares for. Can The Avengers and X-Men finally unite? Would their combined strength be enough to hold back the darkness of the Red Onslaught? Magneto murdered the wrong man, releasing the greatest evil the Marvel Universe has ever known. Now Rogue and Scarlet Witch are all that stand in its way.
RICK REMENDER (W) • ADAM KUBERT (A)
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99
Southern Bastards,Vol 1: Here Was a Man TP from Image Comics
SOUTHERN BASTARDS, VOL 1: HERE WAS A MAN TP
Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin’ Rebs football team…and more bastards than you’ve ever seen. When you’re an angry old man like Earl Tubb, the only way to survive a place like this…is to carry a really big stick. Collects SOUTHERN BASTARDS #1-4!
STORY: JASON AARON
ART / COVER: JASON LATOUR
SEPTEMBER 24 / 112 PAGES / FC / M / $9.99
1938 — The South Seas. Japan has invaded China. War in Europe is imminent. Ex-bootlegger Jack Harper captains the Venture, a refitted German U-Boat, with a crew of expats, mercenaries and fortune hunters. Jack and his crew take a job offered by a shady operative: rescue a British agent carrying valuable intelligence about the Japanese war effort. Meanwhile, Jack dreams of landing the greatest score ever: finding the legendary lost island of Koji Ra.
Collects THE MERCENARY SEA #1-6!
STORY: KEL SYMONS
ART / COVER: MATHEW REYNOLDS
SEPTEMBER 3 / 160 PAGES / FC / T+ / $9.99
The Manhattan Projects Vol. 1 HC from Image Comics
THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, VOL. 1 HC
“SCIENCE. BAD.” What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? What if the union of a generation’s brightest minds was not a signal for optimism, but foreboding? What if everything…went wrong? Collects THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #1-10!
STORY: JONATHAN HICKMAN
ART: NICK PITARRA
SEPTEMBER 24 / 300 PAGES / FC / T+ / $34.99
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 from Boom Studios
JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: WITCHES #1 (of 4)
WHY WE LOVE IT: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller is a beloved celebration of fairy tales and folklore. After releasing a critically acclaimed graphic novel we’re thrilled to bring the property’s magic to single issues. In the spirit of Henson’s inventive imagination, this series dives into the mythology of witches and witchcraft through the ages with an incredible blend of art styles and storytelling techniques, taking full advantage of the comics medium.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Four anthology-style one-shots explore classic witch stories and fairy tales from all over the world, each told by a different creator with a breathtaking style and original voice. It’s tales of magic and wonder as only these storytellers could imagine them.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: S.M. Vidaurri, writer and watercolor illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel IRON: OR, THE WAR AFTER, unfolds the stunning tale of “The Magic Swan Goose & the Lord of the Forest.” When her brother is kidnapped by a witch, a young princess must venture into the mysterious forest beyond the castle. There, the Lord of the Forest, an armor-clad spirit who watches over the wilderness, comes to her aid, but the princess must rely on her wits to discover who she can trust before her family is cursed forever.
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DC Comics gives us a fifth week of annuals with most of them continuing the story lines that their from. Get ready for a Wonder Woman and Aquaman team up, Batman deals with Icarus, and Gardner and Atrocitus fight to the death!
Rick Remender gives us Low, a new Image series that we’ve been looking forward to reading and is going to have a 60 issue run! Also, Vertigo gives us The Bodies, a murder mystery that spans four different timelines, four different detectives, all happening in London!
Tons of our favorite titles are hitting the shelves this week, as well, and we’re loving Cyclops, East of West, Manhattan Projects, and more!
And don’t forget to answer the question of the week! We’re taking a look at some important announcements from San Diego Comic Con and we want to know what you think! Tell us below!
01:54 Aquaman Annual #2
02:10 Detective Comics Annual #3
02:44 Red Lanterns Annual #1
03:55 Original Sin #3.3
05:02 Avengers #33
06:09 Uncanny X-Men #24
07:16 100th Anniversary Guardians of the Galaxy #1
16:49 Baltimore the Witch of Harju #1
18:01 Low #1
20:06 Chew Warrior Chicken Poyo #1
21:00 The Bodies #1
26:57 Cyclops #3
28:06 Black Science #7
28:59 Justice League #32
29:53 East of West #14
30:50 The Massive #25
31:55 Manhattan Projects #22
32:51 Guardians of the Galaxy #17