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Power Man & Iron Fist: Making Magic

On March 8, POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #14 by David Walker and Sanford Greene promises to plunge the title heroes into a fight that combines supernatural and street elements. The team has worked on and off together since the Danny Rand and Luke Cage-starring book launched last year. Like the heroes in the book they make, they’ve become something of a dynamic duo. We talked with Greene about continuing…

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Daughters of the Dragon

Bounty hunters Misty Knight and Colleen Wing star in this sexy action thriller, the latest project from writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti – an entertaining mix of gritty action, biting comedy and sharp visuals provided by talented newcomer Khari Evans. When four less-than “super” villains – Whirlwind, 8-Ball, Humbug and Freezer Burn – skip bail and team up to rob the penthouse apartment of a wealthy publisher, they get…

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Thor: Ragnarok

The menace of Loki! The attack of the massive Midgard Serpent! The death of Balder! The sacrifice of Odin! Deadly battles with trolls and giants! The debut of a new redheaded Thor! All-out war with the forces of Hela! Does the fate of Asgard lie in the hands of a human reporter? As Ragnarok, the end of all the gods, looms on the horizon, Thor and allies Sif, Odin and the Warriors Three do all they can to stop it-but even their best may not be enough! Collecting: Thor (1966) #272-278; Prelude to Eternals Saga TPBs Advertisements

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Letter 44, Vol. 1: Escape Velocity

On Inauguration Day, newly elected President Stephen Blades hoped to tackle the most critical issues facing the nation: war, the economy, and a failing health care system. But in a letter penned by the outgoing President, Blades learns the truth that redefines “critical”: seven years ago, NASA discovered an alien presence in the asteroid belt, and kept it a secret from the world. A stealth mission crewed by nine astronauts was sent to make contact, and they’re getting close — assuming they survive the long journey to reach their destination. Today, President-elect Blades has become the most powerful man on the planet. This planet! Advertisements

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MILLAR Bringing KINGSMAN Back to Comic Books

With the first Kingsman: The Golden Circle trailer out, co-creator Mark Millar said the comic book-turned-movie franchise is getting a comic book sequel as well. “This would probably be a good time to mention that a new Kingsman comic starts in September too. Kingsman: The Red Diamond,” Millar tweeted. “More later :)” This would coincide with the movie sequel’s September 22 release date. There is no indication of whether Dave Gibbons, the co-creator/artist of The Secret Service, on which Kingsman is based, will return alongside Millar. Millar also did not disclose through which publisher the project would arrive, though the original was published through Marvel’s Icon imprint Source:: MILLAR Bringing KINGSMAN Back to Comic Books Advertisements

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Princess Princess Ever After

When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other person. They’ll need to join forces and use all the know-how, kindness, and bravery they have in order to defeat their greatest foe yet: a jealous sorceress, who wants to get rid of Sadie once and for all. Join Sadie and Amira, two very different princesses with very different strengths, on their journey to figure out what “happily ever after” really means–and how they can find it with each other. Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal Gr 3 Up—This fairy tale will leave readers smiling and believing…

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Honor Girl

All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic-novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort. Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower for Girls, set deep in the heart of Appalachia. She’s from Atlanta, she’s never kissed a guy, she’s into Backstreet Boys in a really deep way, and her long summer days are full of a pleasant, peaceful nothing . . . until one confounding moment. A split-second of innocent physical contact pulls Maggie into a gut-twisting love for an older, wiser, and most surprising of all (at least to Maggie), female counselor named Erin. But Camp Bellflower is an impossible place for a girl to fall in…

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Black Road Vol.1

1000 A.D. The Christian conversion of pagan lands is well underway, turning the Viking north into a bleak war zone of occupation and violence. Magnus The Black is an ex-warrior turned fixer for the Church, only looking to ease his people through this painful time. But when a Vatican official under his care is murdered on the infamous “Black Road”, he uncovers a secret, something so big it threatens to change the balance of power in all of Europe. From Northlanders creator Brian Wood, artist Garry Brown (Catwoman, The Massive) and Dave McCaig (Batman, Avengers) comes a historical thriller with a shocking twist. Collects Black Road #1-5. Advertisements

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Blue Is the Warmest Color

A New York Times bestseller The original graphic novel adapted into the film Blue Is the Warmest Color, winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival; released in the US this fall by IFC Films/Sundance Selects In this tender, bittersweet, full-color graphic novel, a young woman named Clementine discovers herself and the elusive magic of love when she meets a confident blue-haired girl named Emma: a lesbian love story for the ages that bristles with the energy of youth and rebellion and the eternal light of desire. First published in France by Glénat, the book has won several awards, including the Audience Prize at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, Europe’s largest. The live-action, French-language film version of the book, entitled Blue Is the Warmest Color, won the…

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BANE VS. DARK KNIGHT In BATMAN #18

Written by TOM KING Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and DANNY MIKI Variant cover by TIM SALE Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. “I AM BANE” part three! Bane broke the bat before, but it wasn’t enough—now he’s going to break everyone else! Bane is coming, and no one is safe!. …read more Source:: Newsarama Advertisements

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Wonder Woman Vol. 1: The Lies (Rebirth)

Heroic. Iconic. Unstoppable. Armed with her Lasso of Truth and imbued with the power of the gods themselves, Princess Diana of Themyscira—known to the world as Wonder Woman—is one of the greatest superheroes in history. But who is she…really? Not even Wonder Woman herself knows for sure. Diana’s links to both the Amazons and the Gods of Olympus have been severed. Her memories are a tangle of contradictions that even her lie-detecting lasso cannot untangle. To solve the riddle of her origin, she must embark on her greatest quest of all: finding a way back to her vanished home. To get there, she must team up with her greatest enemy, the feral beast-woman, Cheetah. Will this unlikely alliance shine the light of truth on Diana’s darkest secrets, or bury them—and…

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New Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis: The Complete Collection Vol. 1

Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis transforms Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! But before he can build his New Avengers, he must disassemble the old ones! On the team’s darkest day, one of their own tears them apart – seemingly forever! But when Electro triggers a breakout at super-villain prison the Raft, Captain America and Iron Man find themselves fighting alongside a new and very different order as the Avengers are reborn! But will the mysterious Sentry add the power of a million exploding suns to the lineup? First HE needs to figure out who he is! COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1998) 500-503, 500 DIRECTOR’S CUT; AVENGERS FINALE; NEW AVENGERS (2004) 1-10, 1 DIRECTOR’S CUT; NEW AVENGERS MOST WANTED FILES Advertisements

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Love is Love

The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics – – mourning the victims, supporting the survivors, celebrating the LGBTQ community, and examining love in today’s world. Biography Jennie Wood is the creator of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Flutter, a graphic novel series published by 215 Ink. Featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, and on Law & Order: SVU, Flutter is one of the best LGBT graphic novels of 2013 and 2015, according to The Advocate. Flutter, Volume Two: Don’t Let Me Die Nervous is a recent INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalist and a Virginia Library Association Diversity…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2. Prelude

Brace yourself for 2017’s most cosmic movie with an awesome mix of stories new and old, hand-picked to whet the appetite for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! The comic-book adaptation of the first blockbuster will get you hooked on that Guardians feeling as Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot are thrown together for the first time for a royal rumble with Ronan! Then, new players enter the game in an infinitely entertaining prelude that sets the stage for the ragtag team’s next adventure. Plus: Enjoy a classic pivotal chapter in the life of the enigmatic Mantis -the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s next superstar-in-waiting! And more! COLLECTING: Guardians of the Galaxy Adaptation 1-2, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Prelude Infinite Comic 1, Giant-Size Avengers 4, Guardians of the…

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Sam and Twitch

The Spawn Universe’s favorite detectives come at you full-force in their own groundbreaking series! Featuring an all-star cast of creators, the bar was set high for gritty crime fiction when Sam and Twitch first came on the scene. Follow the exploits of NYPD’s two most dedicated public servants as they try to uncover the secrets behind the Central Park “Witchcraft” murders and also solve the mystery of “Udaku.” Collected in an all-new size and format, Sam and Twitch: The Complete Collection Volume 1 brings you the art and stories that made this series a classic. Collects Sam and Twitch #1-13, plus extra features including a cover gallery and behind-the-scenes art. Advertisements

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Seven to Eternity Volume 01

The God of Whispers has spread an omnipresent paranoia to every corner of the kingdom of Zhal; his spies hide in every hall spreading mistrust and fear. Adam Osidis, a dying knight from a disgraced house, must choose between joining a hopeless band of magic users in their desperate bid to free their world of the evil God, or accepting his promise to give Adam everything his heart desires. Writer RICK REMENDER reteams with collaborators JEROME OPEÑA (Uncanny X-Force, FEAR AGENT) and MATT HOLLINGSWORTH (TOKYO GHOST, WYTCHES) to take you on a hard road through the strange fantasy world of Zhal. All men have surrendered their freedom for fear; now one last free man must choose. Collects issue 1-4 Advertisements

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Mighty Thor Vol. 1: Thunder in her Veins

Dr. Jane Foster is the Goddess of Thunder -and it’s killing her. Her enemies are many as Asgard descends further into chaos, and unrest threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet she wages her greatest battle against a far more personal foe: the cancer killing her mortal form. When Loki steps back into Thor’s life, will it ease her troubles or only add to her pain? There’s no such question about Malekith as he continues to fan the flames of a looming War of Realms – when he isn’t wedding planning, that is! And as Asgard is torn apart, the skies will shake in one of the bloodiest battles of all time: It’s Thor vs. Odin like never before! COLLECTING: MIGHTY THOR 1-5 Advertisements

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Cloak and Dagger: Shadows and Light

Cloak and Dagger step out of the darkness and into the light! But will this pair of violent vigilantes be friends or foes for the spectacular Spider-Man? The young duo’s war on drugs will put crime bosses Silvermane and the Kingpin in their sights – and the wall-crawler will be stuck in the middle! Then follow Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen into their own uncanny adventures, and discover what set them on their dark path. Detective O’Reilly wants to arrest them, Father Delgado wants to reform them – but does anyone really understand them? Plus, after Spidey chaperones their fi rst meeting, Cloak and Dagger face a power struggle with the New Mutants! COLLECTING: PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) 64, 69-70, 81-82, 94-96; CLOAK AND DAGGER (1983) 1-4; MARVEL…

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Hellboy. Seed of Destruction

Dark Horse presents new editions of the entire Hellboy line with new covers, beginning with Seed of Destruction, the basis of director Guillermo del Toro’s blockbuster films. Hellboy is one of the most celebrated comics series in recent years. The ultimate artists’ artist and a great storyteller whose work is in turns haunting, hilarious, and spellbinding. Mike Mignola has won numerous awards in the comics industry and beyond. When strangeness threatens to engulf the world, a strange man will come to save it. Sent to investigate a mystery with supernatural overtones, Hellboy discovers the secrets of his own origins, and his link to the Nazi occultists who promised Hitler a final solution in the form of a demonic avatar. ” … Hellboy is a brilliant example of how to elevate…

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The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley

A heartbreaking yet uplifting story about a boy who has lost everything but finds new hope drawing in the shadows of a hospital. Features a thirty-two-page graphic novel. Andrew Brawley was supposed to die that night, just like the rest of his family. Now he lives in the hospital, serving food in the cafeteria, hanging out with the nurses, sleeping in a forgotten supply closet. Drew blends in to near invisibility, hiding from his past, his guilt, and those who are trying to find him. His only solace is in the world of the superhero he’s created—Patient F. Then, one night, Rusty is wheeled into the ER, half his body burned by hateful classmates. Rusty’s agony is like a beacon for Drew, pulling them together through all their pain and…

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Coming to Marvel… HULKVERINE?

Marvel’s Editor-In-Chief Axel ALonso has tweeted an image sure to get fans attention. The image, shown at right, depicts a Hulk/Wolverine hybrid in holding tube of some kind, being overseen by two scientists. Alonso labeled the artwork “Under construction”, and the artist has been identified as Skan. Currently, both the original Wolverine and the original Hulk are dead. Bruce Banner’s hulked out body however, was last seen being passed from the Hand to Captain America – you know, the one who’s a sleeper Hydra agent. Could this be one more weapon in advance of Secret Empire? Source:: Newsarama Advertisements

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Guarding the Galaxy: The Thanos Imperative

Celebrate this incarnation of the Guardians of the Galaxy’s tenth anniversary while also prepping for the May 5 release of their new film with these gems from Marvel Unlimited! Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning brought their sprawling space epic to a close with THE THANOS IMPERATIVE in 2010. Up to that point they’d written the ongoing series’ GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and NOVA as well as a variety of tie-in limited series and one-shots to bolster events like War of Kings and Realm of Kings. It all came to a close—mostly—in the pages of THE THANOS IMPERATIVE. Kicking off with a one shot called THE THANOS IMPERATIVE: IGNITION, the writers worked with artist Brad Walker to set the event’s stage as the Guardians still struggled to keep a hold on…

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