ComiXology – Digital Comics Thursday

Official Press Release

New comics Thursday, August 5, 2010!

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Rising from the pages of ‘War of the Witchblades’! Danielle Baptiste returns home to New Orleans to come to grips with her new role as the Angelus, the human bearer of the primal force of Light. To complicate matters she must sort out her undefined relationship with Finch while maintaining control of the Angelus host, some of whom covet her power. Also available on the web!

New Series

Brace yourself for the most imaginative, groundbreaking comic of 2005. International bestseller, four-time Hugo award, two-time Nebula award and World Fantasy Award winner Orson Scott Card (author of Ender’s Game, Speaker for the Dead, Shadow Puppets) comes to the Ultimate Universe. He’s joined by industry legend Andy Kubert (Ultimate X-Men,1602, Origin) to show shocking beginning of ULTIMATE IRON MAN!!! If you thought The Ultimates told you everything you needed to know about Ultimate Iron Man, think again. It all starts here!
Marvel Adventures presents a new series of amazing stories of everyone’s favorite web-slinger and new untold stories featuring the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe. And we’re kicking it off with a new version of the greatest tale ever told – The Birth of Spider-Man!
In this start to Grant Morrison’s best-selling JLA run, a new super-team convinces the Earth that they’re a force for good. But when the true nature of these impostors comes to light, only Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, Green Lantern, and the Martian Manhunter can stop them! Also available on the web!
Angelica Jones has been many things in her life. Daughter. Friend. Fiancee. Mutant. Hellion. New Warrior. Avenger. And, most recently, cancer survivor. Granted a second chance at life, Angelica has only one question for herself: What do I do with it?
In her world, RIKKI BARNES was the modern-day BUCKY, teen sidekick to CAPTAIN AMERICA. In this world, the Cap she knew is dead, she never existed, and very little else is as she remembers. With no home, no income and no legal identity, what’s a girl to do? How about tracking down the new Cap, reconnecting with her brother, and running afoul of the SECRET EMPIRE? Sounds like a plan to us!
Who is Infantry? What is his agenda? Is he a new hero of the people… or merely a pawn in a larger game? The hordes of NEMESIS are America’s greatest enemy, attacking it from within at its highest levels of power. What does this have to do with a mysterious super-agent, the lone survivor of a doomed experiment in human peformance enhancement? Written by Joe Casey (Wildcats, Adventures of Superman, Uncanny X-Men) and drawn by star-in-the making Clement Sauve (Wetworks), Infantry is a political thriller wrapped in an over-the-top action tale. Also available on the web!
Australia’s population flees as the earth becomes toxic. Only the Aboriginals remain, determined to resuscitate the dead land, a land riddled with mutant carnivores, punishing heat, and lethal air. Vaughn discovers a lone child who can breathe the air without consequence – but he’s not talking. Also available on the web!
Mercy Sparx is the story of a Devil-Girl secretly hired by Heaven to hunt down rogue angels. If she plays her cards right, she might get a free pass into Heaven. Mercy starts the second chapter in her life on Earth as a true ’employee’ of Heaven, with new bosses and new tasks… and even more fighting and drinking! Also available on the web!
Dr. Doom returns to menace Iron Man in the chilling and long-awaited conclusion of The Camelot Trilogy! Mephisto has apparently found a way to bring about The End Of Days and Tony Stark and Victor Von Doom must form an uneasy alliance to try and stop him. But all may not be as it seems. And it takes a journey to Hell itself before the shocking truth is revealed! Iron Man legends David Michelinie and Bob Layton are joined by penciler supreme Ron Lim to bring you the first part of an epic literally decades in the making!

New issues

TWISTORY STUDIOS present’s PAOLO PARENTE’s pinup girl & walking robot world like you have never seen. Read issue #2 as the rag tag group of American misfits set off to rob a castle deep behind enemy lines. Along the way, they are captured and then rescued by Soviet Commander Koshka and her KV-47 robot patrol on a secret mission to destroy an axis Gunther robot stronghold. Be sure not to miss the the second of three new issue series from PAOLO PARENTE’s ever-growing DUST universe. This time, it’s DUST WARS! Also available on the web!
Toshiro Ono has spent his life making the best swords that have ever been forged and selling them to the highest bidder. But when his family is killed by a blade of his own making, Toshiro will do whatever it takes to make sure none of his swords ever kill again, even if it means seducing the innocent! Also available on the web!
When the entire workforce of Stark China simply vanishes, Iron Man jets out to investigate. He soon discovers they’ve been shanghaied to build The Mandarin’s latest technological horror: a 1,000-foot long dragon ship that lays waste to everything in its path … including the Armored Avenger!
In 1997, the field team went to England, to interrupt one of Dowling’s experiments. They interrupted a successful attempt to bring someone back from a fictional reality. That was Ambrose Chase’s last mission… and Elijah Snow has never heard of Chase. Also available on the web!
After revealing the mysterious puppet master who has sent the Maximums after Superman and Batman, the World’s Finest make a daring escape! But they’ll never escape alive when they come face to face with…themselves? It can’t get more lethal than when they travel “All Across the Universes!” Plus…not introducing the startling Bizarro and Batzarro! Also available on the web!
As Matt Murdock strives to bring order to the chaos of Hell’s Kitchen, things take another turn for the worse. Gladiator is on the loose, running for his life, and Daredevil is the only one who can stop him from hurting anyone and everyone who gets in his way. Part three of “To the Devil, His Due” by the award-winning team of Brubaker and Lark!
Superman comes back to Smallville to mourn the loss of his adoptive father. As Clark Kent returns to his hometown roots, the fifth Dimensional trickster investigates human drama from an entirely different perspective. Also available on the web!
Hey! Rock stars have groupies! Well, guess what? So do Superheroes.
And when the biggest horndog in superherodom is found dead in his undies, guess who is called into investigate? That’s right, Bat-Man. No, no, of course not Bat-Man, Bat-Man isn’t anywhere in this book. That would be like the most massive copyright infringement in the history of history. But screw Bat-Man, because Walker and Deena are on the case!! And they are taken through the seedy and sexy underbelly of superhero fame on the trail of the groupie turned killer. Also available on the web!
Morpheus finally faces off with Dr. Destiny for the final piece of the Dream King’s objects of power – the Dreamstone! Warring across the landscape of The Dreaming, the two beings wage psychological war with the fate of the universe hanging in the balance! Also available on the web!
“Sometimes It Snows In April” (Come on it’s a Prince reference from 20 years ago! The day of the massively unhip editor is upon us) continues with Spidey caught in the middle of two ancient threats that are conspiring to take him and the city itself down.
Plus, Carlie trapped at the Police Station with someone after her blood!
Having been injected by one of the stingers carrying alien DNA, Hawkins could be on the verge of turning into the very creature he just faced off against. After a horrible vision, Hawkins becomes privy to information that might be the only way to defeat an alien race intent on colonizing Earth. Now armed with memories and enhanced abilities he must convince town sheriff Risa Keller to help him stop the threat before it’s too late. There’s still time but not very much of it and any wasted minute can prove absolutely devastating. Also available on the web!
Why can’t Snow White and Bigby Wolf find their way out of the woods? Why does King Cole have to convene an emergency murder trial in the Business Office? And what terrible secret is revealed on the very last page? Find out in “Storybook Love’?? part 4 of 4!
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This edgy and stylish action series explores the dichotomy of a killer on the job and the psychological aftereffects of a woman whose morally questionable profession has made her a liability to everyone she has ever met, in addition to herself. Also available on the web!
This mind-blowing conclusion to the acclaimed, landmark miniseries features Superman and his Justice League going head-to-head against the volatile metahumans they’ve sought to control. It’s Super Hero against Super Hero in a brutal, shocking battle for the ages! Also available on the web!
“E IS FOR EXTINCTION” PART 1 (OF 3) Sixteen million mutants dead – and that’s just the beginning! The destruction of Genosha is just the beginning of a new era for the X-Men.
Meet Damian Wayne, the Batman of Tomorrow, in this special issue set 15 years from now in a nightmarish future Gotham! Only 24 hours are left before the climactic battle of Armageddon, and only one man might be capable of stopping it. Can Damian make peace with his heritage and save the world? Also available on the web!
The story of Hal Jordan’s first adventure comes to a close! The Guardians confront Hal and Sinestro about their greatest fears, and Sinestro uncovers a new prophecy all his own! Also available on the web!
Kill. Audio. Art. Murder. The power these two brothers hold between them could save Sight and Sound – or destroy it! Will Kill Audio find his true purpose so the results don’t end up with everyone dead? A surreal adventure from Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez. Also available on the web!