B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #250
Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 7/27
256-page, full color comic
Betty and Veronica are on their way to a party held by Riverdale’s reigning fashion queen Sheila Wu—and Veronica’s determined to out-dress her at her own party! However, on their way to the gala, Betty encounters a young girl with some animal friends in need of assistance on the side of the road. The adventure begins as Betty, Veronica and their new acquaintance Alina try to wrangle up her stray pets. Will the pets be safely returned? Will Betty and Veronica make it to the party unscathed? Find out in “The Perils of Pet Sitting,” the exciting new lead story to this JUMBO-sized Comics Digest!
ZOE DARE VS. THE DISASTEROID #2
Writer(s): Brockton McKinney
Artist Name(s): Andrew Herman
Cover Artist(s): Standard Cover A: Andrew Herman, Variant B Cover: Andrew Herman
32 pgs. / Rated. E / FC
$3.99 (reg.)/ $4.99 (var.)
Stuntwoman Zoe Dare is finally en route to the Disasteroid alongside a team of highly trained astronauts—and her archrival, Race Thunderbuckler! Meanwhile Danni Dare mans the controls in the NASA Comms Room (to the chagrin of Agent Tarney Winfield), but what awaits the crew on the impending space-rock will shock them all to the core!
Christos Gage & Chris Ryall (w) • David Messina (a) • J.H. Williams III (c)
WE’VE BEEN INVADED AND ONLY A SPACE KNIGHT CAN SAVE US! First there was his epic return in this year’s FCBD #0, and now the ongoing tale of ROM begins in earnest! Christos Gage, Chris Ryall, and David Messina kick off the wildest new series of the year as Rom’s war with the DIRE WRAITHS hits close to home in “Earthfall, part 1!”
FC • 40 pages • $4.99
Detective Comics #937
Written by: James T Tynion IV
Art by: Raúl Fernández, Alvaro Martinez
Cover by: Raúl Fernández, Alvaro Martinez
Variant cover by: Rafael Albuquerque
“RISE OF THE BATMEN” Chapter Four: In issue #937, Batman’s found his way into the heart of the Colony, the mysterious new organization cutting its way through Gotham City! Unfortunately, now that he’s in he may find there’s no way out!
DARK SOULS #3
WRITER: George Mann
ARTIST: Alan Quah
Cover A: Alan Quah
Cover B: Aituar Manas
Cover C: Game Cover
FC – $3.99 – 32pp – On sale: 27 July
Following her costly confrontation with the Everlord, Fira and Aldrich make haste for the fabled Living City, a massive, mechanical construction where her new found transformation leads to dangerous complications among the cautious inhabitants.
The Twilight Zone: The Shadow #4
writer: David Avallone
artist: Dave Acosta
cover: Francesco Francavilla
incentive cover: Francesco Francavilla (“virgin art”)
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+
The Shadow’s strange trip through time, space, and identity ends where it began: a Nazi Compound on Long Island. He confronts humiliation and death, justice and mercy, and some Shadows of his own. Submitted for your approval, the end of the Shadow’s odyssey through… the Twilight Zone.
Over the Garden Wall #4
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jim Campbell, Amalia Levari
Artists: Jim Campbell & Danielle Burgos, Cara McGee
Main Cover: Jim Campbell
Subscription Cover: Jen Hickman
Greg tries to stop a man from cutting down all the trees for his enormous treehouse, while Anna has to deal with her mother’s ghost and the disappearance of her friend.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #284
Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Diana Skelly, Terry Austin, John Workman & Gabriel Cassata
Sonic the Hedgehog #284 CVR A Reg: Dan Schoening & Luis Antonio Delgado
Sonic the Hedgehog #284 CVR B Variant: Lamar Wells, Rick Bryant & Matt Herms
On Sale Date: 7/27
32-page, full color comic
SONIC and friends get into some BIG TROUBLE in “Panic in the Sky” Part One: Sonic’s Freedom Fighters are finally ready to restore the planet! Unless, of course, someone does even more damage! Cue: the evil Dr. Eggman (of course)! He has a plan of his own and strikes first! The mad doctor launches a multi-pronged assault that will leave you speechless-everything has been building up to this moment! The final chapter to the Shattered World Saga begins here! Featuring the first of four EPIC connecting covers by mega-talent Dan Schoening and an “Evil Win” variant by the wonderful Lamar Wells!
SUPERHUMAN RESOURCES: WITH GREAT POWER COMES GREAT STUPIDITY #2
Writer: Ken Marcus
Artist: Armando Zanker
Cover Artist: A: Justin Bleep B: James Callahan
32 pgs. / Rated. T / FC
$3.99 (reg.)/ $4.99 (var.)
Tim from Finance is about to be kidnapped by evil infiltrators. Can the heroes from Super Crises International save him in time? Spoiler Alert: No, because they’ve already gotten themselves kidnapped by aliens. (Sigh.) Cover by Justin Bleep. Variant by James Callahan. (The Auteur)
X-Files Annual 2016
Andrew Aydin (w) • Greg Scott (a) • Carlos Valenzuela (c)
Mulder uncovers rumors that the Jade Helm 15 exercises were a smokescreen for a shadow-government group to rendezvous with aliens. Mulder and Scully follow the trail to Mesa Verde in southern Colorado, where they meet skeptical natives and a man who believes he’s an alien, on their way to finding the truth.
FC • 48 pages • $7.99