This week’s NCBD is going to be a big one. With New Gods, Dark Knights, and Runaways galore let us break down for you our 7 must pick issues.
DARK NIGHTS: METAL #2
- Written by SCOTT SNYDER
- Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
- Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT, JIM LEE and JOHN ROMITA JR.
- As Superman and Wonder Woman hunt for a missing ally, Batman investigates a mystery spanning centuries. When the World’s Greatest Detective discovers a foe even greater than the Justice League could possibly imagine, will Earth’s heroes be ready?
- On sale SEPTEMBER 13 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6 • $4.99 US • FOIL-STAMPED, EMBOSSED COVER • RATED T+
TEEN TITANS #12
- Written by BENJAMIN PERCY
- Art by MIRKA ANDOLFO
- Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
- Variant cover by CHAD HARDIN
- A DARK NIGHTS: METAL tie-in! “GOTHAM RESISTANCE” part one! The fight for Gotham City’s soul starts here! When Robin receives a distress call from Nightwing urging him to return home, he discovers that Gotham City has been transformed into a mosaic of monsters, magic and doom! Trapped inside the Riddler’s deadly maze with nowhere to turn, Robin soon assembles an unlikely team of hometown heroes including Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Black Canary and Green Arrow to find the missing Nightwing and save their city!
- On sale SEPTEMBER 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
ACTION COMICS #987
- Written by DAN JURGENS
- Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC
- Lenticular cover by NICK BRADSHAW
- Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
- “THE OZ EFFECT” part one! The agents of the mysterious Mr. Oz begin to move as the Man of Steel works to stop the chaos they unleash in Metropolis and across the globe. But when Mr. Oz steps from the shadows his identity rocks the Last Son of Krypton to his core. The story that began in DC Universe: Rebirth #1 begins to end here!
- On sale SEPTEMBER 13 • Lenticular version $3.99 • Nonlenticular version $2.99 US • RATED T
MISTER MIRACLE #2
- Written by TOM KING
- Art by MITCH GERADS
- Cover by NICK DERINGTON
- Variant cover by MITCH GERADS
- What do you do after the most death-defying act of your escape artist career? You go to war, of course! Scott Free has skipped out on his trip to the great beyond and taken a boom tube to New Genesis instead, where he and his wife, Big Barda, take on the invading hordes of Apokolips. Things are a little off, however, and Mister Miracle starts to doubt why he’s fighting when Orion takes over the mantle of Highfather. It’s enough to make a New God miss Granny Goodness’s orphanage! From Eisner Award-nominated writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads, the team that brought you THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON and the recent Swamp Thing crossover in BATMAN #23!
- “There are master magicians performing here. Their names are Tom King and Mitch Gerads. And like the best magic trick, with MISTER MIRACLE you’ll never see it coming.” —Brad Meltzer (IDENTITY CRISIS, The Tenth Justice)
- On sale SEPTEMBER 13 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
GENERATIONS: CAPTAIN MARVEL & CAPTAIN MAR-VELL #1
- MARGARET STOHL • BRENT SCHOONOVER (A)
- Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA
- Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
- Variant Cover by TERRY DODSON
- Carol Danvers, THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL, finds herself face-to-face with someone she never thought she’d see again — Mar-Vell of the Kree, THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL! But before she can get to the bottom of this impossible reunion, she gets embroiled in combat with someone who wants the Kree destroyed — talk about terrible timing!
- 40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$4.99
- RAINBOW ROWELL • KRIS ANKA (A/C)
- Variant Cover by RON LIM
- Variant Cover by KEVIN WADA
- Variant Cover by TBA
- Young Variant Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
- VENOMIZED PRIDE VARIANT COVER BY TBA
- Television Variant Cover Also Available
- GET READY TO RUN! The “IT” book of the early 2000s with the original cast is back – Nico! Karolina! Molly! Chase! Old Lace! And, could it be? GERT?! The heart of the Runaways died years ago, but you won’t believe how she returns!
- Superstar author Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor & Park, Carry On) makes her Marvel debut with fan-favorite artist Kris Anka (ALL-NEW X-MEN, CAPTAIN MARVEL) in the series that will shock you and break your heart!
- 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
SECRET EMPIRE OMEGA #1
- NICK SPENCER • ANDREA SORRENTINO (A)
- Cover by MARK BROOKS
- Variant Cover by MICHAEL CHO
- VARIANT COVER BY MICHAEL TURNER
- BLACK AND WHITE VARIANT COVER BY MICHAEL TURNER
- NO MORE HYDRA VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE
- SECRET EMPIRE AFTERMATH! Hydra has fallen, but the world is still not secure! As the heroes of the Marvel Universe stir from the wreckage of the battlefield, the inevitable rebuilding must begin. However, one question hangs in the air over the proceedings: What redemption can there be for Captain America?
- 40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99