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ARIFURETA FROM COMMONPLACE LIGHT NOVEL #6

(W) Ryo Shirakome (A) Takaya-ki (CA) Takaya-ki

Seventeen-year-old Hajime NAgumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! They're treated like heroes and tasked with the duty of saving the human race from utter extinction. But what should have been any otaku's paradise quickly turns into Hajime's nightmare. While the rest of his class are blessed with godlike powers, Hajime's job, Synergist, only has a single transmutation skill. Ridiculed and bullied by his classmates for being weak, he soon finds himself in despair. Will he be able to survive in this dangerous world of monsters and demons with only a glorified blacksmith's level of strength?

ART AND MAKING OF ARTEMIS FOWL HC

(W) Brian Sibley (A) Paolo Laman NA Giovanni Rigano (CA) Paolo Laman NA Giovanni Rigano

Dive into the magical world origi NAlly created by Eoin Colfer in the beloved book series. From page to screen, travel behind the scenes of the making of Sir Kenneth Bra NAgh's new film, Artemis Fowl, to discover the myriad layers of movie-making. Casting, set design and construction, costuming, hair and makeup design, and high-tech gadgetry are all explored as the filmmakers bring Fowl Manor and Haven City to life.

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #10

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Lolli (CA) Gerardo Sandoval

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! ANGELA VS. THE QUEEN OF HEVEN! Angela was kid NApped at birth, stolen from her Asgardian heritage and raised an outcast in the less-than-heavenly Heven. For years, she has wandered the universe as neither a true Asgardian nor a true Angel. Now she has the chance to repay her "debt" to the Queen who stole her away. The Asgardians of the Galaxy fight for their comrade and for all of Midgard in the depths of Heven-controlled Africa!   Rated T+

ASTERISK WAR LIGHT NOVEL SC #10

(W) Yuu Miyazaki (A) Okiura

After what happened with Claudia, Team Enfield is closer than ever, but what awaits them in the Gryps semifi NAls...? Ages 13 and Up.

ASTRO BOY OMNIBUS TP #1

(W) Osamu Tezuka (A) Osamu Tezuka (CA) Osamu Tezuka

Built by a brilliant scientist to replace his lost son, but with powers beyond imagi NAtion, Astro Boy fights for the oppressed and helpless-human, alien, or robot. Created by Osamu Tezuka, "Japan's Walt Disney," Astro Boy is action-packed, classic fun for all ages, now featured in value-priced omnibus editions!

ASTRO BOY OMNIBUS TP #6

(W) Osamu Tezuka (A) Osamu Tezuka (CA) Osamu Tezuka

Sixty years old and still rockin', Astro Boy proudly wears the championship belt of all-ages robot action! In this volume, a powerful robot bent on creating a robot NAtion threatens to ignite all-out war between man and machine . . . and cause the destruction of Astro Boy!

ASTRO HUSTLE #4 (OF 4)

(W) Jai Nitz (A) Tom Reilly (CA) Tom Reilly

What? Chen Andalou isn't dead? The last issue of the miniseries will most certainly be the death of him. Chen finds out his cryo-stasis accident might not have been an accident at all. And the forces hunting him might fi NAlly have the thing that leads him into a trap: enough pirate booty to last ten lifetimes. Will Chen die?  Or will he live on to put some more hustle in your bustle? Find out in the conclusion.

AT THE END OF YOUR TETHER #1 (OF 3)

(W) Adam Smith (A) Vv Glass (CA) Dee NA So'Oteh

Nervous about having to see his ex, Ludo Carre gives her a phone call to explain he'll be returning to the old base they grew up on. Big laughs and a familiar sort of cadence in Arlo's voice don't just instantly calm him down they make him excited to see her. That excitement only hurts him more when they show up the next day and find out Arlo has been missing...for the last week.  

AVENGERS #20

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Ed McGuinness (CA) Ed McGuinness

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! The fi NAl battle for Midgard! Captain Marvel leads the War Avengers! Hulk battles Ulik! Blade takes on the Black Berserkers of Roxxon! Plus: Daredevil the God Without Fear has a cryptic message that will decide the future of the team. Rated T+

AVENGERS #20

RIVERA MARVELS 25TH TRIBUTE VAR

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Ed McGuinness (CA) Paolo Rivera

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! The fi NAl battle for Midgard! Captain Marvel leads the War Avengers! Hulk battles Ulik! Blade takes on the Black Berserkers of Roxxon! Plus: Daredevil the God Without Fear has a cryptic message that will decide the future of the team. Rated T+

B & V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #271

(W) Bill Golliher (A) Dan Parent (CA) Jeff Shultz

BRAND NEW STORY: "Fortu NAtely Enough!" Betty and Veronica consult a psychic about their love lives-but will they like what the future has in store for them and their red-headed love interest?

B-SQUAD TP #1

(W) Eben Burgoon (A) Lauren Mo NArdo

The expendable misfits of B-Squad live from mission to mission and die by die roll! Not everyone will make it back, and the casualties of each mission are decided by the roll of the writer's dice. Join the best of the worst as they bravely tackle the dangerous leftover missions no other outfit would take on. In this first mission, B-Squad is sent to Cambodia to protect a cancer researcher from radicalized hipsters convinced his research is part of an inter NAtio NAl conspiracy. Taking on waxed mustaches and fixies, cancer-curing mugwais and mad scientists, B-Squad soon gets overwhelmed sorting out the truth from fiction.

BANJAX #1

CVR A ALVES

(W) Rylend Grant (A) Fabio Alves (CA) Fabio Alves

Chapter 1: The Cure. A wholly origi NAl and delightfully twisted deconstruction of the superhero genre by Hollywood screenwriter/Aberrant-scribe Rylend Grant. Liard Mason, a disgraced former superhero, is diagnosed with termi NAl cancer, brought on by years of using his powers. Defending what he has deemed an ungrateful and ultimately unworthy city is literally killing him. With just months to live and a legacy hanging in the balance, Mason launches a violent and misguided Death Wish-like campaign to purge the city of supervillains before he dies.

BANJAX #1

CVR B ALVES

(W) Rylend Grant (A) Fabio Alves (CA) Fabio Alves

CHAPTER 1: THE CURE. A wholly origi NAl and delightfully twisted deconstruction of the superhero genre by Hollywood screenwriter/Aberrant-scribe Rylend Grant. Liard Mason, a disgraced former superhero, is diagnosed with termi NAl cancer, brought on by years of using his powers. Defending what he has deemed an ungrateful and ultimately unworthy city is literally killing him. With just months to live and a legacy hanging in the balance, Mason launches a violent and misguided Death Wish-like campaign to purge the city of supervillains before he dies.

BAREFOOT GEN GN #10

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(W) Keiji NAkazawa (A) Keiji NAkazawa (CA) Keiji NAkazawa

Barefoot Gen is the powerful, tragic, and autobiographical story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath, seen through the eyes of the artist as a young boy growing up in Japan. The honest portrayal of emotions and experiences speaks to children and adults everywhere. Featuring a sleek new cover design, this landmark ten-part series returns to print in this 45th anniversary year of the series' debut.

BATGIRL #36

(W) Mairghread Scott (A) Paul Pelletier (CA) Francis Ma NApul

Batgirl escapes the madness of Fox's Den only to discover Vulture is hot on her tail and itching for revenge. Does she stand a chance against this bird of prey? Meanwhile, the fight for Gordon Clean Energy rages on as the workers discover the greatest threat to their employment future is Batgirl herself! RATED T

BATMAN #72

(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin (CA) David Finch

"The Fall and the Fallen" part three! Is this the end of Gotham City? Bane's army of villains is taking over the city, and Batman's back is against the wall. With all the things Bane has done to him over the last year-from breaking up his wedding to trying to assassi NAte Nightwing, and then invading Batman's mind to expose his most terrible fears-could this be the worst hate the Caped Crusader has ever encountered? RATED T

BATMAN #72

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(W) Tom King (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Michael Golden

"The Fall and the Fallen" part three! Is this the end of Gotham City? Bane's army of villains is taking over the city, and Batman's back is against the wall. With all the things Bane has done to him over the last year-from breaking up his wedding to trying to assassi NAte Nightwing, and then invading Batman's mind to expose his most terrible fears-could this be the worst hate the Caped Crusader has ever encountered? RATED T

BATMAN ADVENTURES MAD LOVE DELUXE ED HC

(W) Bruce Timm (A) Bruce Timm (CA) Bruce Timm

Written and drawn by the masterminds behind the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series, Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, this Batman one-shot reveals the origins of Harley Quinn as she proves her love to the Joker by trying to elimi NAte the Dark Knight on her own! Batman Adventures: Mad Love Deluxe Edition collects the comics debut of Harley Quinn, one of the most popular-and controversial-characters in the DC Universe. Though seemingly a comic made for children, within the pages of this now-classic book is a complex tale written by two storytellers that transformed a simple cartoon about the Dark Knight into a deeply layered noir television series. Don't be fooled by it's appearance-Batman Adventures: Mad Love Deluxe Edition is one of, if not the finest Harley Quinn story ever written.

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #2

(W) Bryan Hill (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Tyler Kirkham

Sofia Barrera is on the run from an enforcer for the Ark, the program that gave her powers-but in the process, she's fallen into the hands of the mystery man called Kaliber! He claims he wants to protect her...but who's paying his bill? And is Kata NA already questioning Black Lightning's leadership on their very first mission? Or is she just pushing him in a direction he's not willing to go? RATED T+

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #2

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(W) Bryan Hill (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Otto Schmidt

Sofia Barrera is on the run from an enforcer for the Ark, the program that gave her powers-but in the process, she's fallen into the hands of the mystery man called Kaliber! He claims he wants to protect her...but who's paying his bill? And is Kata NA already questioning Black Lightning's leadership on their very first mission? Or is she just pushing him in a direction he's not willing to go? RATED T+

BATMAN BEYOND #33

(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Rick Leo NArdi (CA) Chris Samnee

"Lost Daze" part three! Defeated at the hands of the Splitt, Batman radios for help. But Bruce Wayne doesn't seem to have the same knowledge and experience Terry has relied on over the years from his mentor. Meanwhile, Melanie Walker tries to get to the bottom of everyone's strange behavior by breaking into Arkham Asylum. Will she make a shocking discovery that will help Terry the way Bruce seems u NAble to? RATED T

BATMAN BEYOND #33

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(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Rick Leo NArdi (CA) Kaare Andrews

"Lost Daze" part three! Defeated at the hands of the Splitt, Batman radios for help. But Bruce Wayne doesn't seem to have the same knowledge and experience Terry has relied on over the years from his mentor. Meanwhile, Melanie Walker tries to get to the bottom of everyone's strange behavior by breaking into Arkham Asylum. Will she make a shocking discovery that will help Terry the way Bruce seems u NAble to? RATED T

BATMAN BEYOND TP #3

THE LONG PAYBACK REBIRTH

(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Ber NArd Chang (CA) Ber NArd Chang

Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne return to Neo-Gotham as Terry dons a brand-new Batsuit. But before he can even get his bearings, the Royal Flush gang is after him. Topping things off, someone behind the scenes is coordi NAting an attack by Batman's greatest villains against him, forcing Terry to overcome multiple threats if he has any hope of discovering who's pulling the strings and manipulating Neo-Gotham's underworld against him. Collects issues #13-19.

BATMAN BEYOND TP #5

THE FI NAL JOKE

(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Brett Booth (CA) Viktor Kalvachev

The dedication of a new building commemorating a special Wayne family event brings out all of Neo-Gotham's familiar faces, including one who was not on the guest list. The Joker makes his return to Neo-Gotham, and no one is safe! Will he strike at Batman, Robin, Commissioner Barbara Gordon or the origi NAl Caped Crusader, Bruce Wayne? Decades after his last fight with the Dark Knight, the Clown Prince of Crime returns home to take his city back once and for all. Collects issues #25-30 and behind-the-scenes content!