PREVIEWS: AUG20

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AMERICAN RONIN #1 (OF 5)

CVR A ACO

(W) Peter Milligan (A) Aco (CA) Aco

War is over, democracy an illusion, real power now lies not with nation states but huge corporations engaged in a silent war for global domination. Their number one weapon: highly-skilled, technologically-enhanced operatives trained since childhood to pledge their allegiance to the corporate flag. But what happens when one such operative breaks free of his mental chains and decides to bring the whole system down? Can one "Ronin" make a difference?

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AMERICAN RONIN #1 (OF 5)

CVR B DEODATO JR

(W) Peter Milligan (A) Aco (CA) Mike Deodato

War is over, democracy an illusion, real power now lies not with nation states but huge corporations engaged in a silent war for global domination. Their number one weapon: highly-skilled, technologically-enhanced operatives trained since childhood to pledge their allegiance to the corporate flag. But what happens when one such operative breaks free of his mental chains and decides to bring the whole system down? Can one "Ronin" make a difference?

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ARCHANGEL 8 TP

(W) Michael Moreci (A) C. P. Smith (CA) Jeff Dekal

In a world beyond the sight of mortals, Heaven and Hell wage war for the souls of mankind. Principal among God's legion are seven archangels written about in religious texts for millennia. But there is an eighth archangel, known only from passing allusions in Apocrypha, who operates under a different code. Fighting without God's sanction, he faces the enemy on his own terms, and shows just how bad good can be.

$9.99 €9.49

BAD MOTHER #3 (OF 5)

(W) Christa Faust (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Mike Deodato

A nerve-racking thriller from crime writer Christa Faust and blockbuster artist Mike Deodato Jr. (The Resistance, Infinity Wars). April Walters is a hit-and-run victim of life - a middle-aged soccer mom whose inner fire has been snuffed out by her dreary suburban existence. When her teenaged daughter goes missing under mysterious circumstances, April embarks on a harrowing mission to find her; a journey that takes her through the underbelly of her suburban community and sets her on a collision course with a massive crime syndicate and its lethal matriarch. Tested to her limits and beyond, April discovers that hell hath no fury like a mother scorned.

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DEVILS HIGHWAY #4 (OF 5)

(W) Ben Percy (A) Brent Schoonover (CA) Brent Schoonover

Benjamin Percy (Wolverine) and Brent Schoonover (Batman '66) present a chilling crime thriller, loosely based on real events, that examines murder in the dark underbelly of America's heartland. Sharon Harrow, an elite military veteran with skeletons in her closet and a dark family secret, embarks on a quest to hunt down the serial killer that brutally murdered her father - only to discover that he is just one piece of a national network of evil that snakes across the country and hides in plain sight. To catch the Devil, Harrow must first embrace and unleash the darkness within.

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GRENDEL KY #2 (OF 4)

(W) Jeff McComsey (A) Tommy Lee Edwards (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards

For two generations, the rural hill town of Grendel, Kentucky has honored its Faustian bargain with the monster living in its abandoned coal mine: a human sacrifice every season in return for agrarian prosperity the likes of which this rocky region had never before seen (including its greatest cash crop: the dankest weed in the land). When one town elder breaks this pact, Grendel's only hope is that its prodigal daughter will return home to face down the creature of her nightmares - and bring her all-female biker gang with her.

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HOTELL TP

(W) John Lees (A) Dakbor Talajic (CA) Kaare Andrews

You won't find it on any map, but if you happen to be driving down Route 66 late at night and you're truly desperate for shelter, sanctuary or secrecy, you might see a battered sign on the side of the road: The Pierrot Courts Hotel - where many check in but few check out.

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OLD HAUNTS #5 (OF 5)

(W) Ollie Masters (A) Laurence Campbell (CA) Laurence Campbell

Three Made Men, standing at the brink of retirement, find their unbreakable bond put to the ultimate test when they are suddenly - and literally - assaulted by the ghosts of their past. Confronted by decades of buried secrets - resentments, affairs, double-crosses, and murders - the three friends have no choice but to unearth the deepest, darkest sin from their past and pray they don't find an empty grave. In this concluding issue, the trio finally come face-to-face with what's been haunting them.

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RED BORDER TP

(W) Jason Starr (A) Will Conrad (CA) Tim Bradstreet

A young Mexican couple narrowly escapes the Juarez Cartel by fleeing across the border into Texas, only to be run down in the desert by the Cartel's most brutal thugs. Rescued by a mysterious local who takes them to the safety of his family's ranch, the couple soon realize their hosts have more than just skeletons in their closet. Trapped in a house of horrors beyond their wildest imagination, the army of assassins on their trail might be the least of their problems.

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THE RESISTANCE TP

(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Rahzzah

J. Michael Straczynski - creator of Babylon 5, co-creator of Sense8, and writer of beloved runs on The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, and Superman: Earth One -  returns to comics teaming with Mike Deodato Jr., the blockbuster artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Infinity Wars. Together they plant the flag for a new universe of heroes and villains. A global disaster leaves hundreds of millions dead in its wake. Shortly after, a few thousand suddenly manifest superhuman powers. Are they harbingers of more perils to come?

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YEAR ZERO TP

(W) Ben Percy (A) Ramon Rosanas (CA) Kaare Andrews

Ben Percy (Wolverine) and Ramon Rosanas (Star Wars: Age of Resistance) team up to present an epic tale that offers a global look at the Zombie Apocalypse. A Japanese hitman, a Mexican street urchin, an Afghan military aide, a Polar research scientist, a midwestern American survivalist - five survivors of a horrific global epidemic who must draw upon their unique skills and deepest instincts to navigate a world of shambling dead. Year Zero wrestles with the weighty moral and theological questions posed by the pandemic and investigates its cause and possible cure.

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