Editor's Note: My least favorite part about Jermaine going out of town is never spending extra time at the store or answering a few extra e-mails. It's this list right here. I always feel like I drop the ball.
In an age when more and more stores just copy and past the prospective titles from Diamond Comics.com or configure an embed code from Comixology, it's crazy that Jermaine manages to keep up with what's going on in every book coming out and that he can generate enough enthusiasm to pitch it on to you guys! He does most of that on Sunday, his one day off!
I try my best. I know what I know. I know I'm no substitute, but hang with me! For this week at least, you can click any of the covers above to jump down in the list to that entry! Click any title with a hyperlink to go to the preview! And Enjoy!
ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #1 - spinning out of the international sensation Land of Ooo, Marceline the Vampire Queen has her own band and they're taking their show on the road! Featuring a limited edition variant cover by Womanthology artist and Acme buddy Ming Doyle!
AMERICAN VAMPIRE LORD OF NIGHTMARES #2 (OF 5) (MR) - many of you visited the world of American Vampire for the first time with #1, but haven't thought ahead to add the whole series to your list! Don't miss out!
ATOMIC ROBO REAL SCIENCE ADV #4
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #5 - Marvel Entertainment's latest green lit project is 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy, and if you're not familiar with the quirkiest team in the cosmos, this is where you turn to meet characters like Peter Quill a.k.a. Starlord, Rocket Raccoon, Drax the Destroyer, Bug and more! Thanos, the Mad Titan is gonna have his hands full without a doubt!
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #9 - Kelly Sue DeConnick kicks off the new direction for Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel (a.k.a. Ms. Marvel), as she teams up with Spidey! While you'll still be able to jump aboard with Captain Marvel #1 next week if you so wish, get in on the ground floor with Kelly Sue, artist Terry Dodson and Peter Parker right here!
AVX VS #4 (OF 6) - Round 1 - Daredevil vs. Psylocke by Rick Remender and Brandon Peterson! Round 2 - Thor vs. Emma Frost by Kaare Andrews!
BAD MEDICINE #3
BATMAN #11 - superstars Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo put a nail in the coffin for the Court of Owls as the "Fall of the House of Wayne" reaches its conclusion!
BATMAN AND ROBIN #11 - Damian continues to take down Dick Grayson, Jason Todd and Tim Drake, each in their own way, in his quest to prove himself both worthy to carry the Robin mantle and as the greatest sidekick the Bat has ever had!
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #4
BATTLE BEASTS #1 (OF 4) - the '80s toy line comes to life on the comics page! Department of Defense research goes horribly wrong with a single world! Now Earth is the battlefield for the Battle Beasts!
BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #2 (OF 6) (MR) - Darwyn Cooke hits deadline as the first Before Watchmen follow-up hits the shelves! As Hollis Mason continues to recount, the Minutemen have come together, but what is there place in this every-more-dangerous world?
BLOODSHOT (ONGOING) #1 - the "Summer of Valiant" drops its penultimate title as Cable's Duane Swiercyznski, Checkmate's Manuel Garcia and the Immortal Weapons' Arturo Lozzi bring you the story of the premiere wetworks soldier. The catch? He just happens to be coming apart at the seams!
BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #11 - Buffy leaves the coffee shop lifestyle behind in favor of something a little more in her wheelhouse, namely personal security! But she's got plenty of experience with her new boss, Willow's ex Kennedy!
BULLETPROOF COFFIN DISINTERRED #6 (OF 6) (MR)
CALL OF WONDERLAND #2 (OF 3) (MR)
CHARMED #22 (MR)
CHEW SECRET AGENT POYO #1 (MR) - a can't-miss one-shot spotlighting the Food & Drug Administration's most deadly agent, Poyo the Rooster! Colorful and killer!
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #6 - guest artist James Harren wraps up his three issue arc as Conan attempts a daring escape from the city of Messantia in order to return to the arms of his beloved pirate queen Belit!
CREEPY COMICS #9
CROSSED BADLANDS #9 (MR)
CROW #1 - James O'Barr's cult creation returns to comics after a 24 year hiatus!
DEATHSTROKE #11 - Rob Leifeld writes and draws the meeting of the world's greatest assassin and the galaxy's baddest bastich, Lobo!
DEFENDERS #8 - Phonogram's Jamie McKelvie joins Matt Fraction as the Defenders get back together and begin tumbling through time and space at the whims of the Concordance Engine! It gets to the point that Fraction calls "the closest Marvel will get to Mad Men"! The Prince of Orphans must pay for wasting three Immortal Weapons!
DEMON KNIGHTS #11
EERIE COMICS #1 - Stray Bullets creator David Lapham spearheads an all-star line-up of horror's best and brightest and Dark Horse resurrects another EC classic title in an oversized, quarterly package!
ENORMOUS ONE SHOT #1 - the first of two prestige format one-shots from Image this week, all of the great creator-owned storytelling without the commitment to an ongoing series! One and done! Environmental disaster has spawned a brand new species of beast that threatens to wipe out mankind!
FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #33 - Alan Davis writes and draws a story guest-starring ClanDestine! Continued in the upcoming Daredevil and Wolverine annuals in August!
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #11 - join Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt in the belly of the beast, literally! Frank has been swallowed whole by a whale-like monster, but his mission has taken him to the to the city inside!
GAME OF THRONES #9 (MR)
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #14 (MR)
GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #15
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #4
HOAX HUNTERS #1 - picking up where the sell-out success #0 left off, are the Hoax Hunters trying to uncover the mysteries of the world...or capture them? Featuring one of the most intriguing new characters of the decade, Murder, the crow possessed spacesuit! Listen to Acmecast #70 with writers Michael Moreci and Steve Seeley!
KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #10
KIRBY GENESIS #8
LEGION LOST #11
LIFE WITH ARCHIE #21
LIL DEPRESSED BOY #12
LONE RANGER SNAKE OF IRON #1
MASSIVE #2 - as details about the continuation of the human race surface (or submerge), the crew of the Kapital need to decide between their assured safety and the lives of their stranded shipmates! With maps, ship-to-shore communiques and disclosed State Department documents, cover-to-cover, this is the best bang for your buck on the shelf! Limited edition Rafael Grampa variant available first come, first serve!
MEGA MAN #15
PATRICIA BRIGGS ALPHA & OMEGA CRY WOLF VOL 01 #8
PETER PANZERFAUST #5 (MR)
PUNK ROCK JESUS #1 (OF 6) (MR) - Joe the Barbarian and American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest artist Sean Murphy brings his vision nine years in the making to the shelves of Acme Comics! J2 is the clone of Jesus and the reality TV atmosphere that surrounds him threatens to tear society apart!
QUEEN SONJA #30
RESURRECTION MAN #11
REVIVAL #1 - new ongoing, "farm noir" series from Image Comics written by Hack Slash's Tim Seeley and drawn by Battle Pug's Mike Norton! Zombies, murder and the end of the world! Featuring a limited edition variant cover by Blankets and Habibi creator Craig Thompson!
SAUCER COUNTRY #5 (MR) - the debut arc comes to a close as Governor Arcadia uses hypnotic therapy to figure out if he has what it takes to go against the odds and the machinations of the alien invaders in her run for the White House!
SHADE #10 (OF 12) - Frazier Irving keeps rolling on his stint with writer James Robinson, creator of the Shade (and Starman)!
SMOKE AND MIRRORS #4 (OF 5)
SOULFIRE FAITH #1
SPACE PUNISHER #1 (OF 4) - Frank Castle takes his personal brand of justice to the space ways of the Marvel Universe!
SPIDER-MEN #3 (OF 5) - Miles and Peter have met face-to-face, they've figured out that there's some dimension hoping going on, but will the combined smarts of the Spider-men from two worlds be enough to overcome the sinister plot of Mysterio?
SPONGEBOB COMICS #10
STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT ESCAPE #2 (OF 5)
STITCHED #6 (MR)
STRAIN #6 (OF 12) (MR)
SUICIDE SQUAD #11 - the traitor in the team's midst revealed!
SUNSET FIRST LOOK ONE SHOT (MR) - preview the new original graphic novel by Area 10's Christos Gage and Annihilation Ronan's Jorge Lucus. Just .99 cents!
SWAMP THING #11
TALES DESIGNED TO THRIZZLE #8 (MR)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES COLOR CLASSICS #3
TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE #81 - in the vein of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, IDW, along with original Transformers writer Simon Furman, carries on the original Marvel Comics continuity! #81 in a four issue mini-series!
TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE 100 PG SPECTACULAR - reprinting the extremely difficult to find #76-80 of the Transformers series, just in time for...
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #14 DWF - Divided We Fall begins here! The Ultimate Universe has been under more pressure than any one civilization can handle: a complete breakdown in mutant/ human relationships, concurrent invasions from Xorn/ Zorn in Asia and Reed Richards and his Children of the City in Northern Europe, and having Washington, D.C. wiped off the map. Will Kitty Pryde's rage be the straw that breaks the camel's back?
WALKING DEAD #100 (MR) - part 4 of "Something to Fear"! Walking dead hits the century mark in grand fashion, featuring your choice of covers by regular series artist Charlie Adlard, the Darkness's Marc Silvestri, Batman & Robin's Frank Quitely, Spawn's Todd McFalane, Fatale's Sean Phillips, the Ultimates' Bryan Hitch and Invincible's Ryan Ottley for cover price! Also available, a limited edition chromium version of Adlard's cover for $10!
WILD CHILDREN ONE SHOT (MR) - the second of Image's killer one-shots this week! Likened to "Hellblazer: Shoot" by Warren Ellis and Grant Morrison's Kill Your Boyfriend, this is the book all the cool kids will be talking about next week!
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #13 AVX - Nick Bradshaw's back and he's brought a date for Kitty with him! Plus, the Shi'ar have been working on a surprise for Cyclops and the Fenix Force Five!
NEW LIMITED EDITION VARIANTS
ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #1 15 INCV
ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #1 20 INCV
ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #1 20 INCV
AVX VS #4 (OF 6) FIGHT POSTER VAR
BATMAN #11 BLACK & WHITE VAR ED
BATMAN #11 COMBO PACK
BATMAN #11 VAR ED
BATTLE BEASTS #1 (OF 4) 10 COPY INCV
BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #2 (OF 6) COMBO PACK (MR)
BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #2 (OF 6) VAR ED (MR)
BLOODSHOT (ONGOING) #1 20 COPY INCV AJA CVR
CROW #1 10 COPY INCV
FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #33 DAVIS VAR
HARBINGER (ONGOING) #2 20 COPY INCV BRAITHWAITE CVR
MASSIVE #2 GRAMPA VAR CVR
REVIVAL #1 CVR B THOMPSON INCV
SHADE #10 (OF 12) VAR ED
SMOKE AND MIRRORS #4 (OF 5) 10 COPY INCV
SPIDER-MEN #3 (OF 5) DODSON VAR
SPIDER-MEN #3 (OF 5) PICHELLI VAR
LONE RANGER SNAKE OF IRON #1 10 COPY CALERO B&W
TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE #81 10 COPY INCV
TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE 100 PG SPECTACULAR 10 COPY INCV
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #14 GRANOV VAR DWF
NEW TRADE PAPERBACKS, GRAPHIC NOVELS AND HARDCOVERS
7 WARRIORS TP (MR)
ANT-MAN SEASON ONE PREM HC - Marvel stalwart Tom DeFalco and Fantastic Four: True Story artist Horacio Dominguez bring you the retold origin of the smallest mighty Avenger!
BATGIRL HC VOL 01 THE DARKEST REFLECTION - collecting #1-6 of the New 52 Relaunch by Gail Simone and Adrian Syaf! Back under the cowl, Barbara Gordon must come to grips with her limitations as a crime-fighter while judging the mother that has re-entered her life and the roommate that only calls her "Barbara Barbara Gordon"! All that and the introduction of the newest, scariest villain in the Bat Rogue Gallery, Mirror!
BATMAN WORLD OF THE DARK KNIGHT HC
BIG JOHN BUSCEMA COMICS & DRAWINGS HC - while not generally as lauded as Kirby, Romita or Ditko, John Buscema was just as integral to the birth of the Marvel Age! Need more convincing? Listen to this week's Stuff Said with Gregg Schigiel Anniversary Special, in which Gregg shares his best day as an assistant editor at Marvel!
CARNAGE FAMILY FEUD TP
CASANOVA TP VOL 03 AVARITIA (MR) - the first trilogy in the highly-applauded creator-owened series from Matt Fraction, Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon comes to a close in brilliant psychedelic color! Collecting #1-4!
DEMON KNIGHTS TP VOL 01 SEVEN AGAINST THE DARK - collecting #1-7 of the New 52 "Dark" title written by Paul Cornell! Nefarious schemes were always afoot, even in the medieval times of the DC Universe, which is why the Demon Etrigan and Madame Xanadu fight against Vandal Savage to ensure a future for all of us!
DUNGEON QUEST GN VOL 03
ENDERS GAME FORMIC WARS SILENT STRIKE PREM HC
ESSENTIAL WEB OF SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 02
FANTASTIC FOUR BY JONATHAN HICKMAN PREM HC VOL 05 - the return of Johnny Storm! The revenge of Annihilus! The invasion of the Kree! The team-up of Doctor Doom! Argh! Collecting Fantastic Four #600-604!
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING TP VOL 02 - Remember Walter Peck from the first Ghostbusters movie? He's back! And he's preventing the Ghostbusters from "exposing themselves". So they're taking the show on the road and heading upstate!
GOD AND SCIENCE HC RETURN O/T TI GIRLS
GUERILLAS TP VOL 02
HEART TP (MR)
HELLBOY LIBRARY HC VOL 05 DARKNESS CALLS WILD HUNT - get very nearly current on Dark Horse's most beloved character, collecting the eponymous Darkness Calls and Wild Hunt story lines in gorgeous oversized hardcover, complete with never-before-seen sketches and commentary from creator Mike Mignola!
HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND SC
JLA TP VOL 02 - collecting #10-17 of Grant Morrison's infinite run on DC's premiere team, as well as Prometheus #1 and JLA/ Wildcats #1! It's the Justice League versus the Injustice Gang!
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY PREM HC TERRORISM MYTH - it's the team-up you've been waiting for! It's Loki the bastard son of Odin and Daimon Hellstrom the son of Satan vs. Nightmare the lord of dreams! Collecting Journey into Mystery #632 - 636!
LOCKE & KEY HC VOL 05 CLOCKWORKS - collecting the five issues of the latest mini series, meaning everything you need to get current on one of our favorite series! Discover the origins of the "whispering iron", Dodge and the tragedy beneath Key House!
NEIL GAIMANS MIDNIGHT DAYS DLX ED HC - a survey of Neil Gaiman's various work for Vertigo Comics, including Swamp Thing Annual #5, Sandman Midnight Theatre (crossing over Dream of the Endless and Golden Age Sandman), Hellblazer #27, and Welcome Back to the House of Mystery #1!
OCCULTIST TP VOL 01
ORCHID TP VOL 01 - Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello's comic debut series collected along with exclusive mp3 download codes!
OVERSTREET COMIC BK PG HC VOL 42 - keep up to date with the latest fluctuations in the comic market with an up to date copy of the definitive comics price guide! Your choice of hardcover or paperbacks, DC Catwoman by Adam Hughes or Marvel Avengers by Joe Jusko!
RICHARD STARKS PARKER THE SCORE - Darwyn Cooke is back with his third adaptation of Richard Stark's acclaimed Parker novels! In the Hunter, it was personal. They took what was his and he wanted it back. In the Outfit, it was personal. He needed to make the mob pay for his trouble in the Hunter. In the Score, it's business. The ultimate hit. One team, one town, one night, one score!
SPACE WARPED TP
STAR TREK ONGOING TP VOL 02
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING TP VOL 02
UNCHARTED TP - based on the hit Playstation 3 video game starring Nathan Drake! Look for copies on the new spinner rack we're installing in Lost Ark Video Games later this week!
VALEN OUTCAST TP VOL 01 ABOMINATION
WALT DISNEY UNCLE SCROOGE HC VOL 01 POOR OLD MAN
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN PREM HC ALPHA AND OMEGA
X-23 TP VOL 02 CHAOS THEORY
NEW TOYS AND MODELS
MARVEL HEROCLIX CHAOS WAR BOOSTER BRICK
MARVEL HEROCLIX CHAOS WAR FAST FORCES 6 PACK
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #175 MOCKINGBIRD
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #176 TIGER SHARK
CLASSIC MARVEL FIG COLL MAG #177 NICO MINORU
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #109 ROBOT MAN
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #110 GRIFTER
DC SUPERHERO FIG COLL MAG #111 AQUALAD
BATMAN SOAR BY CAPULLO T/S LG XL XXL
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY RAMOS POSTER
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN IN MOTION POSTER
WALKING DEAD #100 POSTER (MR)
SMOKE AND MIRRORS #1 (OF 5)
SUPREME #64 2ND PTG
TERRY MOORE HOW TO DRAW #4 FUNNY
THIEF OF THIEVES #1 5TH PTG
RE-ORDER TRADE PAPERBACKS, GRAPHIC NOVELS AND HARDCOVERS
ADAM STRANGE PLANET HEIST TP
AMERICAN VAMPIRE HC VOL 01 (MR)
ARROWSMITH SO SMART IN THEIR FINE UNIFORMS TP
BATMAN KING TUTS TOMB TP
BATMAN THE CHALICE SC
BATMAN TURNING POINTS TP
BLACK LIGHTNING YEAR ONE TP
COMPLETE PEANUTS HC VOL 03 1955-1956
DAREDEVIL BY BENDIS & MALEEV TP ULT COLL BOOK 01
DR THIRTEEN ARCHITECTURE AND MORTALITY TP
HEROES SC VOL 01
HOUSE OF M TP
LIFE EATERS SC
MANHUNTER THE SPECIAL ED TP
NEW X-MEN BY MORRISON ULTIMATE COLL TP BOOK 01
POWER OF SHAZAM GN
STAR TREK TNG INTELLIGENCE GATHERING TP
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