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New comics Wednesday, August 18, 2010!

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New Series

The sequel to the critically-acclaimed series starts HERE! Hunted down by both the police and a mysterious, Dan and Olivia race to find the other victims of cruel childhood experimentation. Will they be able to call upon the resources they need to survive — or will they be crushed by the maddening effects of BOX 13? Also available on the web!
The Ultimate Fantastic Four – Reed Richards, Johnny Storm, Susan Storm & Ben Grimm – are introduced to the Ultimate Marvel Universe. But just how do they become the Fantastic Four?
When an experimental nuclear submarine is marooned in a deposit of methane ice deep in the Marianas Trench, an elite salvage team mounts a daring rescue to prevent an explosive chain reaction that could lead to global disaster! From the creator of the hit Sci-Fi Channel show EUREKA! Also available on the web!
This first issue tells the story of a young hero, Cameron Williams, as he is thrust into the world of secret societies and super spy wars. While trying to juggle college, a blossoming relationship with his childhood dream-girl, and keeping his parents out of harm’s way, Cameron realizes that his life will never be the same again. But is the change for the better, or worse? Also available on the web!
On the unlikely day when an embittered, washed-up journalist met a spurned symbiotic organism from an alien planet, one of Spider-Man’s greatest enemies was born – a force of evil and vengeance like no other in the Marvel Universe – VENOM! But is it as simple as that? Discover the true, twisted roots that gave rise to a lifetime of malevolence for Eddie Brock…AND the symbiote! Writer Zeb Wells (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and artist Angel Medina (SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN) shed a little light on one of Marvel’s darkest monsters!
Dean and Sam Winchester were raised as Hunters by their widowed father, seeking vengeance on the supernatural elements that took their mother from them. But the road to vengeance is a dark one, and is it a place where children can have any semblance of a life? Picking up several years after SUPERNATURAL: ORIGINS, the boys are now old enough to join John on his cross-country “hunting trips.” Amid the carnage and violence, John’s seeking something specific: any information on why his wife was murdered. But is he prepared for the answers that he’ll find? And is he willing to sacrifice his 11-year-old son Dean to this hard, lonely life by taking him on his first hunt? Also available on the web!
“The Legend of Hitman Monkey.” A troubled soul, set upon a path of vengeance he does not understand. An assassin without equal, trained in the most secret of killing techniques. A monkey… with a gun. Bear witness as the legend is born. Hit-Monkey.
“Year of the Monkey, Part 1.” You know what happened on that fateful day he first picked up a gun, now find out what happened next. Bullets will fly, killers will die…and a soulful simian will, for the first time, don his trademark suit and tie.
Lynn Devlin is a medical examiner who thinks she has seen everything Nye County has to throw at her. She copes with methodical, rational logic. But when a grotesque murder of a supposed alien abductee occurs that cannot be solved with her scalpel and microscope, Lynn finds her detachment is shattered, and her dream haunted by large, dark, oval-shaped eyes. Now, only one thing is certain: There’s a killer loose in the alien abductee community… human or otherwise. Also available on the web!
Jack, a native New York bruiser, is fed up with living in the dregs of a drug-addled Alphabet City where his neighbors are insane shut-ins and his bicycle is always getting stolen. He escapes from Manhattan to Brooklyn to make a fresh start in Carroll Gardens, only to face a new strain of street logic–where most everything he encounters is not as it seems. Jack steps in the hazing of eons-old rituals as a polarized community begrudgingly changes hands between tribes. With STREET CODE, Dean Haspiel returns to his semi-autobiographical roots and explores the emotional truths between prime and primate. Also available on the web!
He is the legendary Lord of the Vampires. Dracula. Who would dare attempt to overthrow him? The ultimate battle to control Earth’s Creatures of the Night unfolds, with the future of the vampire race — and possibly the Marvel Universe — at stake.
Stockbroker Lincoln “Linc” Greer, divorced dad, is looking forward to a hot date in a remote cabin for the weekend. When his date cancels and he gets stuck with visitation rights with his son, he takes the boy hunting in the wilds of Oregon. Before he knows it, his son is kidnapped and a voice at the other end of his cell phone tells him to do what he asks – if he ever wants to see his son again! Linc soon finds that he’s the only African-American man in this small mostly white logging community. Isolated and alone, he’s got to face a contentious community and save his son! Also available on the web!
We know you’re curious about Hack/Slash. Here’s your chance to see what all the cool kids already know! A huge cosmic crossover somewhere is screwing things up for Cas and Vlad as every holiday slasher is suddenly activated to kill on the same day! Now, the exhausted duo faces The Groundhog’s Day Killer is cutting a swath across a small town! Blood, skin, and laughs! Also available on the web!
ZIG ZAG will showcase all sorts of kooky stories! A quirky little romp, ZIG ZAG puts the FUN back in funny books! Also available on the web!
You’ve made your way through high school and moved out of your parents’ house. You’re finally ready to get a job, pick a major, and meet the girl of your dreams. You’ve got it all figured out… right? Right?! Meet freshman Greg Willis, NYC newbie from the rural Midwest hoping to realize his dream of becoming a big-city super hero. But will the realities of city life, college and saving the day prove to be too much for him? Let Sean McKeever and Mike Norton, the creative team responsible for the acclaimed Indie drama, The Waiting Place, introduce to you the next great Marvel hero!

New issues

The Paradigm is held captive. Survivor has been abducted. Bette Noir is on the run. And Modeus continues to manipulate Plutonian into committing unspeakable acts of evil. With the team fractured and Gilgamos wounded, how will the Paradigm escape their captors and take the fight back to their former leader? The epic second year of Irredeemable continues to pick up even more momentum with this can’t-miss issue! Covers by Peter Krause and Tommy Patterson. Also available on the web!
“*Female of the Species*” is the final piece to the noir puzzle of these three stories of crime and murder in the early 1970s. Told from the sympathetic POV of a Femme Fatale on her path to one final score and the revenge she’s been waiting years to get. A heartbreaking look into the other side of a noir tradition. Also available on the web!
Trapped inside an impenetrable bunker, Yorick Brown struggles to rescue his Congresswoman mother from a murderous posse. Meanwhile, Culper Ring operative Agent 355 risks her life to protect the first female President of the U.S., and the news that a lone male has survived begins to leak out… Also available on the web!
In their wake lies destruction. Their fierceness knows no end. They are unstoppable. The Infected? No. A Black Ops faction that has their sights set on three travelers. The mindless masses of The Infected are one thing, but how does Selena survive an enemy as patient and cunning as her? Covers by Sean Phillips and Declan Shalvey. Also available on the web!
It’s covered your car, it’s smothered your house…and now it’s crawling through the door after you! It’s THE CREEPING DOOM, and the PLANTMAN is using it to end the domination of animals over the Earth, and only Iron Man can stop him in time!
Elijah Snow takes time out for a drink with an old friend–John Stone, Agent of S.T.O.R.M. In a small bar where all drinks are poured in the name of the triumphant dead, Elijah begins to understand why he spent those years in the desert…and why he finally came back. Also available on the web!
Reggie’s first year of high school is revealed… and you won’t believe just how far he’ll go to win the attention of the ‘cool upperclassmen.’ But are they really Reggie’s friends, or just using him? Is the trouble Reggie faces worth hanging out with the ‘cool kids?’ Will he realize who his true friends are? Also available on the web!
America has become a wasteland, leaving the few cities that remain transformed into impenetrable fortresses. Nick Masters is a driver. If you need something picked-up, delivered, or disposed of, Nick’s your man. But when he fails to deliver, all hell breaks loose. The finale to the epic saga that redefines the science fiction action genre. Covers by Eric Canete and Jason Shawn Alexander. Also available on the web!
The Official Handbook gets the Ultimate treatment! This volume contains in-depth bios on the Ultimates and the Ultimate X-Men, and all their friends and foes!
The fate of the universe hangs in the balance unless the World’s Finest Team–The Dark Damsel Detective and The Woman of Steel, that is–can stop it! There’s nothing more incredible than the debut of Batwoman and Superwoman! Guest-starring Superlad! Well, maybe the Supergirls Squad!! Or the reveal of the villain behind it all and the death of a hero!!!! Also available on the web!
Cassie and Vlad go undercover as villains Sister Sacrilege and the Altar Boy to infiltrate the masked psycho underground. It’s up to Cassie to figure out who’s stalking the Alternatives before the super-teen sidekick massacre claims another pile of victims! MATURE THEMES Also available on the web!
What’s worse than Doc Ock kidnapping J. Jonah Jameson and Aunt May? Doc Ock kidnapping them with the help of Spider-Man’s greatest foes-Sandman, the Vulture, Mysterio, Kraven the Hunter and Electro!
A mob denounces Demian as a terrorist because of his hairstyle. He manages to escape with the help of the so-called terrorists–and a little teargas. The group concludes that only Demian can help them escape a certain fate, but he’s hesitant to help. Also available on the web!
During Morpheus’s incarceration, three dreams escaped his realm and are now loose in the waking world. At the same time, a young woman named Rose Walker searches for her little brother. As their stories converge, a vortex is discovered that could destroy all dreamers…and the world itself. Also available on the web!
At the start of the second JLA storyline from superstar writer Grant Morrison and artist Howard Porter, the Justice League conducts a membership drive! But soon enough, they’ll face an old enemy and a war between Heaven and Hell! Also available on the web!
Batman, Robin and the Club of Heroes–Batman-inspired heroes from all over the world–are stuck on an island rigged with elaborate death traps. And as the villain behind it all begins to explain his twisted motives, he continues to pick the heroes off one by one… Also available on the web!
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