Wednesday’s releases

Marvel Comics:

4 #21
Stand-alone issue! Susan and Reed Richards are among comicdom’s happiest, most stable couples. So why, then, does Reed perpetually forget their anniversary?

When it happens yet again, it’s up to Sue’s best girlfriends — Alicia, Crystal, and the Sensational She-Hulk — to cheer her up with a night out on the town… Marvel style! While dishing about their former crushes, Sue reveals an untold episode from her past involving… the Black Panther?!
Cable/Deadpool #18
How can Cable be a baby now? Can Forge revert him to normal? Does Deadpool know how to change him?
Daredevil vol. 4
This deluxe hardcover collects DAREDEVIL VOL. 9: KING OF HELL’S KITCHEN and DAREDEVIL VOL. 10: THE WIDOW, plus a hefty helping of DVD-style extras. In KING OF HELL’S KITCHEN, the Yakuza have come to stake their claim to Hell’s Kitchen, targeting Matt Murdock. Their unforgettable battle royale is just the tip of the iceberg, and Daredevil will never be the same again! Featuring guest-appearances by Spider-Man, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Reed Richards and Dr. Strange! In THE WIDOW, the Man Without Fear’s fiery, redheaded ex-partner is back in Hell’s Kitchen to help Daredevil keep the streets clean. But why has she really returned? One of Marvel’s greatest love stories takes an unexpected turn, and all in the horrible face of…Jigsaw! Guest-starring Nick Fury and the Avengers! Collects DAREDEVIL #56-64 – plus the DAREDEVIL #65 anniversary special, written by Bendis and illustrated by some of the greatest comic artists never to Daredevil before.
Defenders #2
The Hulk is besieged by the Mindless Ones!…while Doctor Strange and Prince Namor are utterly defeated by Dormammu! Meanwhile, Umar walks around talking to herself…while the Silver Surfer…uh…hangs out on the beach…?! Yes, it’s action, adventure and idiocy as only Eisner-winners Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire can deliver it!

Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #3
A doctor is becoming famous for his seeming ability to cure patients of terrible diseases. Nobody’s sure how he does it, but everyone is fascinated by what seems to be a “healing touch.” When the mysterious doc crosses paths with the scientific mind of Reed Richards, the FF are in for some surprises they never bargained for–and the adventures are just beginning!
Marvel Milestones: Captain Britain, Psylocke, & #6
Brian Braddock, the original Captain Britain, is back in costume in a brand-new story from the U.K.’s SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN magazine – but can even he help Spider-Man stop a Red Skull on the rampage? Plus: Brian’s sister – Betsy, a.k.a. Psylocke – plays beauty to Sabretooth’s beast in UNCANNY X-MEN #213 (January 1987), and the Sub-Mariner crashes New York again in a story from HUMAN TORCH #2 (Summer 1941).
Mutopia X #2
Drama continues as Ismael and his wife, Armena, fight over allowing their daughter, Chamayra, to take part in the Rite of Transcendence, a ritual that unleashes the untapped mutant potential in children!
New X-Men: Hellions #4
The kids have made their deal with the devil, and now they want out! Ha, easier said than done, Hellions. They’re not getting out without a fight!
Power Pack: Pack Attack!
THE PACK IS BACK! Readers of all ages rejoice as Marvel’s youngest team of super heroes returns for more awesome action, family fun and Snark-stomping adventures! It’s the triumphant return of everyone’s favorite super-powered siblings – Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie – in brand-new stories that are sure to delight new readers and longtime fans alike!
Spider-Man: House of M #3
Peter Parker’s worst nightmare has come true! Will the support of his family be enough to get him through his darkest hour?
Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill
The sole survivor of all that was Asgard, will Beta Ray Bill escape the end of one world only to face his own end in the form of an enemy greater than any he has battled before? Introducing Stardust, a creature of cosmic power who turns his enemies to dust to fuel the stars. And that’s just what he intends to do to Beta Ray Bill – and the Korbinite people – but he’s only following orders. The question is: from whom? The answer is big, and we mean BIG! Collects STORMBREAKER: THE SAGA OF BETA RAY BILL #1-6.
Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #1
Spidey goes toe-to-toee with some old foes – and winds up with a new girlfriend! Who is she? Let’s just say she has a familiar face. How did this happen? Well, one way to find out—and here it is! This is a story that will have long-lasting ramifications, not only for our friendly neighborhood wall-crawler, but for… well, THAT would be telling!
Ultimate X-Men #62
The master of magnetism is proving to be just as deadly and manipulative within his cell as he was while a free man. And now Magneto has set his sights on the young mutant Alex Summers – the effect on the team of X-Men will be devastating. Part 2 (of 5)
Weapon X: Days of Future Now #2
In this issue, an X-Man dies! Ah, heck, who are we kidding? A whole bucketload of X-Men die! The Director’s mad pursuit of power continues and no one is going to stand in his way. Frank Tieri’s Weapon X saga rockets into the future and where it’s going even we don’t know!
Wolverine: Soultaker
Like Ninjas? Zombies? Wolverine? Want to see Wolverine fight ninjas and zombies? THEN THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU! Wolverine returns to Japan only to get caught in the middle of an ancient war between gods and demons! Can Logan tip the balance for good – and save his soul, Japan and the world? And what does the mysterious Mark of Mana have to do with it? Collects WOLVERINE: SOULTAKER #1-5.
X-Men: Kitty Pryde- Shadow & Flame #3
Kitty’s past comes back to haunt her as mysterious ninja try to kidnap Lockheed. The chase leads her to places she never expected to find herself… and places where her phasing abilities are rendered useless. Will her wits and training be enough to help her survive against some of Japan’s deadliest assassins? Kitty’s in for a few surprises of her own as she fights for the life of her beloved pet dragon.


Superman: For Tomorrow

Batgirl #67
Guest-starring the Birds of Prey! On a quest to learn the identity of her mother, Cassandra Cain must travel to the Aegean Sea to find the elusive Lady Shiva. But to track down the world’s deadliest assassin, Batgirl requires assistance from the Birds of Prey!
The Batman Strikes! #12
Based on the hit cartoon on the Kids’ WB! The scientist who created Bane has been arrested by the Gotham City Police. But when Bane wants payback on the man who made him a monster, it’ll take Batman and the police to stop him!
Batman: Journey Into Knight #1 (of 12)
This thrilling maxiseries begins as Batman attempts to save a young girl from being robbed, only to learn that the young girl isn’t so innocent after all. This incident leads an undercover Bruce Wayne from Gotham City’s club scene to an airliner filled with the bodies of the freshly dead! To make matters worse, the bodies have been infected with a deadly plague…and so has Bruce Wayne! The danger and mystery are just beginning as Wayne sets off on a powerful Journey into Knight!
Birds of Prey #85
“Battle Within” concludes as Oracle risks everything to fight the Brainiac virus on her own! Plus, Canary begs Huntress to rejoin the team. The future of the Birds hangs in the balance in this issue! Plus, don’t miss the Birds of Prey guest appearance in BATGIRL #67!
Detective Comics #810
Part 3 of the 4-part “War Crimes!” It’s an old-fashioned throwdown when Batman and the Joker lock horns! Plus, the conclusion of “The Beast Beneath.”
Green Lantern #3
There’s a new Manhunter in town, claiming sector 2814 is under his jurisdiction. But when Green Lantern discovers the true nature of the android’s mission, it’s up to Hal Jordan to shut it down! Plus, Black Hand is back in action — and he’s out for revenge!
The Human Race #6 (OF 7)
Nymph struggles with the woman she thinks is her beloved’s ex-girlfriend. Ulysses struggles with trying to remain human despite his extrahuman “gifts.” Sensei struggles with his past, and all of Shuster’s Glen struggles under quarantine!
JSA: Lost
A new collection including JSA #59-67, featuring a thrilling story arc and a tie-in to IDENTITY CRISIS! The JSA visit old friends and new as they rectify injustices, aware that as they fix one problem, an even larger one is brewing in the timestream!
Lex Luthor: Man of Steel #5 (OF 5)
The startling conclusion of the 5-part miniseries! With all the pieces in place, Luthor sets his plan in motion to rid the Earth of the alien menace known as Superman. But what role does a loser like the Toyman play in the grand scheme of things? And if his plan fails, can Luthor rely on the one thing that’s kept him going: hope?
Manhunter #13
This issue of MANHUNTER ties into THE OMAC PROJECT as Kate Spencer and Cameron Chase are on the run from Brother Eye! Can Project Manhunter’s secrets be unraveled before it’s too late?
The Powerpuff Girls #65
Meet the Micros! Mysterious miniature versions of the Girls have come to Townsville. Will they be the Powerpuffs’ new best friends, or do they have something more sinister in mind? Plus, Sedusa’s look is all the rage? What’s in this season is evil!
Seven Soldiers: Klarion the Witch Boy #3 (OF 4)
The SEVEN SOLDIERS saga continues to unfold! Klarion has escaped his underground home in Limbo Town and found himself on the streets of New York City. Can the Witch-Boy avoid the clutches of the evil Mister Melmoth and the Deviant Ones, or will he welcome them?
Superman: For Tomorrow Vol. 2
Superman faces the mystery of how millions of people seemingly vanished without a trace — including the love of his life, Lois Lane — only to find that he may be partially responsible. But the solution to getting them back might prove too extreme, initiating a royal rumble with Wonder Woman! And after a battle with the deadly Equus, Superman comes face-to-face with the mysterious villain who has been responsible for turning his life upside-down!

Dark Horse:

Man with the Screaming Brain

Man with the Screaming Brain #4 (of 4)
Hellboy creator Mike Mignola illustrates an eye-popping second cover to complement the one by the regular team for this final installment of Bruce Campbell’s brilliantly deranged tale of an arrogant American businessman and the surly cabdriver whose brain has been transplanted inside his head. It’s all out mayhem as the dual-brained Campbell goes toe-to-toe with a bar full of Russian ruffians at the beck and call of a Gypsy beauty who’s trying her darnedest to plant him in an early grave. Meanwhile, Campbell’s dead wife acts out with uncharacteristic bravery for someone reanimated inside a robot body. When it all comes crashing down, one thing’s for certain–you’ll never look at comics or organ transplants the same way again!
Man with the Screaming Brain #4 – Alternate Cover
Star Wars: General Grievous #4 (of 4)
Flynn Kybo and his fellow Jedi invade Grievous’ stronghold on an occupied Ugnaut world while the general deals with the mass escape of his Padawan hostages.

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