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After years of corruption, murder of American hostages, and betrayal of foreign policies, the US – with the help of other Nations who secretly put together a squad of their most highly trained military personal – will finally attempt to overthrow the dictator who has caused devastation in South America for over 20 years. This is the story before the story.
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New Series

Missing out on this week’s big convention? DC Comics doesn’t want to leave you out of the fun, so for ONE WEEK ONLY, we’re letting you download some of our hottest giveways! Grab ’em while you can!
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Too big to be contained…the grand finale of Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s landmark run is right here! The powerlords of Breakworld bring the fight to Earth. Can the X-Men stop them from destroying the whole planet?
THE HEROIC AGE IS HERE! The Marvel Universe Starts Here! Five killer creative teams present the dawning of five all-HEROIC ongoing series. Who will answer the call to rise up and defend the world? The answers are in these pages exclusively! You can’t miss this first look at these new series that’ll have everyone buzzing.
Marvel begins a new Heroic Age of Avengers action with the first issues of Brian Michael Bendis’ AVENGERS and Ed Brubaker’s SECRET AVENGERS leading the way! To celebrate this new Heroic Age for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, we want all SPOTLIGHT faithful to assemble for an extravaganza jam-packed with inside information, interviews, preview art and some very special surprises. This SPOTLIGHT is all things Avengers: Who survived SIEGE? Which heroes passed the Initiative? What’s up with Luke Cage and his renegade Avengers? What’s life like in a post-Dark Reign world? And where doe Steve Rogers fit into all of this? If you are a fan of the Avengers — old school or new — you must not miss this!
Busting foreign spies on domestic soil. Cracking the code on drug and human trafficking. Shutting down the mob. They are the elite Cryptanalysis Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, examining manually encrypted documents and records of illegal enterprises, providing expert testimony, forensic assistance, and identification of terrorism, foreign intelligence, and criminal activities in support of federal, state, local, and international law enforcement investigations and prosecutions. Meet the best of the best at puzzling out the truth and protecting all of us from those that would steal information in ways that can shatter the global community and kill. But what happens to the Cryptanalysis unit when one of their own goes missing? Also available on the web!
The end isn’t near, it’s here. America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. Beyond these walls lies The Zone, a brutal, plague-ravaged landscape stretching from one city to the next, populated by mutants, monsters, and warring factions of survivors driven insane by disease and starvation. Only the very brave or the very foolish voluntarily step foot outside the protective confines of the mega-cities. Nick Masters happens to be a little bit of both. Nick’s a driver; if you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick’s your man – and he’s all business. But when he fails to deliver an important package to a local crime lord, Nick’s business suddenly becomes very personal! Also available on the web!
When a paranoid research scientist dies in his suburban D.C. apartment, his sister refuses to accept the coroner’s ruling — suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound. Federal investigator Scully discovers forensic details that would seem to defy rational explanation and when her partner Agent Mulder learns the scientist was working on a top-secret project for a government contractor, Mulder becomes agitated by his own paranoid fears…eerily paralleling the behavior that led to the scientist’s death! Also available on the web!
RED FACTION: ARMAGEDDON presents a prelude to the storyline followed throughout the game, including background for the current situation on Mars! Also available on the web!
RED FACTION: GUERRILLA presents a prelude to the storyline followed throughout the game, including background for the current situation on Mars! Also available on the web!
Return to Wonderland has returned in this first one-shot issue revealing the mysterious origin of Wonderland’s self imposed ruler, the Queen of Hearts. When two young twin girls are pulled into another dimension their purity will not be enough to save them. Lost, scared and unable to escape, the girls must find ways to adapt as they eventually realize that being raised by madness itself isn’t all that bad. Features part one of an eight-page back up story that will reveal the true origin and discovery of the place known as Wonderland.
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Twistory present’s PAOLO PARENTE’s pinup girl & awesome robot world like you have never seen. Read along as Koshka’s Russian KV-47 Squad & a rag tag group of American’s join together to destroy Axis Commander Sigrid Von Thaler’s top secret base deep behind enemy lines. This time time Sigrid is poised to end the Dust war with one final assault on europe with her new mammoth Gunther robots. Can the Allies save the day? Be sure not to miss the the first of three new issue series from PAOLO PARENTE’s ever-growing DUST universe. This time it’s DUST WARS! Also available on the web!
Carnivale De Robotique is the story of a rebellious Nanny Droid, Wendy, who runs away to be a ballerina in the robot circus. There she falls in love with Pagliacci the clown. However, Baal The Artificial Strong Man demands Wendy’s heart and threatens to tear the love bots apart. It’s a self contained, 22 page, full color fairy tale from the future. Also available on the web!

New from DC Comics

This issue kicks off the stunning 6-part “With a Vengeance,” as Superman and Batman confront The Maximums! Can the World’s Finest pair take on a squad of revenge-seeking Super-Heroes who are on the hunt for the murderer of one of their teammates? Things are sure to heat up fast, because the two people at the top of their suspect list are Batman and Superman! Also available on the web!
Jack Carter is dead. When Jakita drags Elijah and the Drummer to England for his funeral, they find that not every story about Carter comes to the expected conclusion. Also available on the web!
The Dark Knight discovers a cover-up that could change his relationship with the Gotham Police Department! A routine investigation into police corruption leads to a terrifying confrontation with a monstrous Bane/Batman who threatens to end Batman’s career! Also available on the web!
Hal and Sinestro continue to battle Abin Sur’s killer, but will these two Green Lanterns become enemies before they become friends? And what strange secrets within Abin Sur’s power ring concern the massacre of Space Sector 666? Also available on the web!
The Man of Steel is trapped behind the iron bars of a maximum-security penitentiary with Lex Luthor! Has Superman’s archenemy finally succeeded in maneuvering his opponent to the wrong place at the wrong time? Also available on the web!
Dr. Destiny escapes the twisted halls of Arkham Asylum with his eyes set on recovering the ruby he’s used time and again to fight the JLA. Little does he know, the ruby ACTUALLY belongs to Morpheus, and the two are set on a collision course. Guest-starring Mister Miracle and Martian Manhunter. Also available on the web!
In the extra-sized conclusion to “Last Son,” Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad-Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo-take on General Zod, Ursa, and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton, and the fate of Earth!
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Snow and Bigby are lost in the deep woods, on the run from a pistol-packing motorchick bent on revenge. You’ve known for some time that he’s really the Big Bad Wolf, but now, for the first time, we’ll see what happens when Bigby has to huff and puff in order to save Snow’s life. Also available on the web!
Superman announces that all heroes will be required to obey specific standards of conduct or else face the newly returned Justice League! Meanwhile, a sinister gathering of villains convenes to plan their move, and Batman must decide whether to join Superman’s cause — or oppose it. Also available on the web!

New from Marvel Comics

At his darkest hours, Peter Parker has always had one shoulder to lean on, one person who’d remind him who he is, was, and can be. Now he’s about to lose that person. What would you do, if you only had “One More Day?”
Jackpot! Spidey vs. the Police! Menace! Triumphs, twists, turns and tragedy pack these two issues by Marc Guggenheim and Salvador Larrocca. And would you believe… Spider-Man sued? (Hey, that’s what we get for having a former lawyer write these things…)
THE DEVIL TAKES A RIDE – Part 3 of 5. Daredevil finally gets close to the answers he seeks, but before he finds out the truth, he?ll have to face down two villains both out for his blood — TOMBSTONE and the all-new, all-different MATADOR! Brought to you by the fan-favorite team of Brubaker and Lark!
Iron Man’s new ongoing series soars to armor-melting speeds! New fans, get in on this one now, ’cause the getting is good! Longtime Iron Man readers, strap in, because Tony Stark’s about to face a shocking new menace… one that’s oddly familiar! Is this all part of Ezekiel Stane’s unstoppable plan to destroy his sworn enemy, Iron Man?! Has Tony’s incomparable intellect, genius technical acuity and vast business acumen finally met their match in the brilliant young Zeke? How’s ol’ Tony gonna get out of this one?
THE SEVEN CAPITAL CITIES OF HEAVEN keeps kicking and punching its way toward the brutal finish line. Danny fights for survival — for the centuries-long legacy of the Iron Fist against the other Immortal Weapons; for his own life, as Davos the Steel Serpent makes his deadly move behind the scenes; and for K’un-Lun itself as the sinister Mr. Xao and his legion of Hydra science-terrorists conspire to wreak havok on the mystical city. Can even an ultimate warrior like the Immortal Iron Fist fight a war — and win — on three fronts? Even with the classic HEROES FOR HIRE working behind the scenes? Yeah, no, probably not.
The Xavier Academy is under siege, and the full, appalling scale of the Marauders’ plans is finally becoming clear. Now Iceman and Cannonball have to stay ahead of the pursuit long enough to mount a counter-attack – and to deprive their enemies of the one precious resource that could be the key to both victory and survival.