The Pull List - May 23rd 2018
So what is coming out on May 23rd? We have lots of Star Wars previews for you to check out, along with the continuation of many other series.
Also check out Legion #5 of 5, and as always a (P) means you can click to see a preview!
(W) Hope Larson (A) Minkyu Jung, Jos? Marzan (CA) Dan Mora
"STRANGE LOOP" finale! Trapped in a prison of her own mind's making, Batgirl must act out of character in order to reenter reality. Can she put her need to survive above the needs of those she's sworn to protect? Or is she doomed to wander the mazes of her mind for all of eternity?!
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Mark Morales, Marco Castiello (CA) Viktor Kalvachev
"Target: Batman" part one! After his first outing as a vigilante, Matt is hungry for another chance to prove himself, but Bruce and Terry butt heads over what's next for Matt. Will Terry shut his brother down for good, or will the original Batman succeed in training him to become the latest Robin? Meanwhile, a hostage crisis turns deadly, and Commissioner Barbara Gordon has to sort out why the Jokerz are resorting to far more violent and extreme measures than ever before.
(W) Jim Zub (A) Sean Izaakse (CA) Stefano Caselli
• What good is conquering a world if it's already destroyed by the time you take over? The Master is determined to save Earth from itself and the Champions are going to help him do it...
• Plus, a new hero from an unexpected source - Who is Snowguard?
(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Nat Jones
Who knows what mysteries lie deep in the asteroid belt? When a mysterious, huge, and previously undiscovered asteroid looms over their ship, a small crew of blue-collar workers discovers a terrifying threat unlike anything they've ever seen. Now, the crew must escape the asteroid, but even if they do, will they be able to escape each other and anything they bring back with them? A chilling and thrilling new tale from writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, The October Faction) and artist Nat Jones (Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer)!
(W) James TynionIV (A) Eber Ferreira (A/CA) Eddy Barrows
"Batmen Eternal" finale! This is it - the unbelievable conclusion of James Tynion IV's Batman epic! It's the last stand of the Gotham Knights, fighting a monster they helped inspire... and a destiny they won't accept! What will become of the greatest crime-fighting team Gotham City ever saw?
(W) Donny Cates (A) Frazer Irving (CA) Pasqual Ferry
THE DOCTOR IS IN!
• Strange is back as Master of the Mystic Arts!
• But the Earth's magic is still weak - and after DAMNATION, so is Stephen.
• He needs to get in fighting form and repair his friendship with Zelma...
• If he can just shake special guest SPIDER-MAN long enough to get some work done!
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Howard Porter
"FLASH WAR" part one! Barry Allen and Wally West... at war?! The long-rising tension between mentor and former sidekick is brought to a head when the Renegades of the 25th century come to claim Iris West for the murder of Eobard Thawne... but that's only the beginning of a plot that will change the future of The Flash forever! By the end, it will be Flash versus Flash in a mythology-shaking event!
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Brandon Peterson (CA) Doug Mahnke
"DARKSTARS RISING" part four! The Green Lantern Corps must fight to hold on to a universe that is quickly being seized by the Darkstars' rule - but does the universe still want the Corps' protection?!
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Davide Fabbri (CA) Tim Seeley
"THE GOOD OLD DAYS" part four! Things have gone downhill for John, and his ex is the reason why. It's not her fault (she's possessed), but it's making their reunion somewhat awkward.
(W) Jim Zub, Thony Silas (A) Chris Bachalo
WHAT MAYHEM HAS THE RETURN OF THE MUTANT WITH METAL CLAWS CAUSED IN MADRIPOOR?
When Wolverine's former alter-ego Patch is sighted on the streets of Madripoor, the infamous island of ill-repute, Kitty Pryde pulls together a group of Logan's closest friends to try and find him: Storm, Rogue, Psylocke, Domino, and Jubilee. What they discover is a twisted cabal of crime and dark mysteries that will take these X-Men from the depths of Lowtown to the stars circling overhead in the Hunt For Wolverine.
(W) Greg Pak (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) Frank Cho
THE MONSTER'S END!
The curse of the Hulk has turned into a horror, and now Amadeus enters his final showdown with the monster within. But what happens if the monster...turns out to be Amadeus himself? A hero faces his greatest demons with the lives of everyone he loves in the balance and massive repercussions for Amadeus and the Hulk!
(W) Chris Sims, Chad Bowers (A) Lim, Gang Hyuk (CA) Skan
On Earth, Chris Powell is a patrol officer with the NYPD, protecting and serving the people of New York...but out in space, he's Darkhawk, the galaxy's only line of defense against the return of the ancient army of the Fraternity of Raptors! Spinning out of the Infinity Countdown storyline, the 'hawk is back to fight for justice from the edge of Manhattan to the edge of the universes!
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stefano Caselli, Alex Maleev (CA) Chris Sprouse
BRIAN BENDIS ENDS HIS MARVEL TENURE WITH THIS VERY SPECIAL OVERSIZED ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!
Tony Stark is back, but in what form? At least five huge surprises await new and old fans alike. Industry legend Brian Michael Bendis drops his final Marvel Comic to end an era, and he's going out big! This super-sized anniversary extravaganza features artistic contributions from a bevy of Bendis' collaborators from over the years, including Jim Cheung, David Marquez, Mike Deodato Jr., Mark Bagley, Leinil Francis Yu, Daniel Acuña and a few other surprises! All this and a huge new villain arises! And the futures of Tony, Riri Williams and Victor Von Doom are all revealed
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV, Joshua Williamson (A) Marcus To (A/CA) Francis Manapul
Starfire makes a crushing discovery, Beast Boy uncovers a shocking betrayal, and Cyborg and Wonder Woman are forced to make decisions that will have devastating repercussions for all four teams... and potentially for those they left behind on Earth.
(W) Peter Milligan (A) Wilfredo Torres (CA) Javier Rodriguez
• With everything on the line, Dr. Hannah Jones must now confront a creature from her own mind!
• What is the grotesque entity known as Bessie Doll?
• And even if she does overcome Bessie Doll and Lord Trauma...will she ever escape Legion's twisted mindscape?
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Lan Medina, Norm Rapmund (CA) Nicola Scott
Desperate for a new ally in the fight for the soul of Atlantis, Mera turns to her ex-husband Nereus, the king of Xebel! But even after winning his favor in a deadly clash, can someone like Nereus ever be trusted? And what of Ocean Master's promise to return to the surface? Is there anyone Mera can trust?
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A/CA) Marco Checchetto
The VENOM MADROXES strike! AN EYE FOR AN EYE Part 5 • While HAWKEYE fights for his life, BULLSEYE makes a critical move toward his own goal... • ...that is, if the RED SKULL will allow it! • All this and a SURPRISE meeting that everyone will be talking about!
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Ibraim Roberson (CA) Mike Deodato
• The Xavier Institute is under attack and it's all GLOB HERMAN's fault!
• How did this walking, talking lump of bio-paraffin bring a whole horde of X-Men villains down on their heads?
• And will LOGAN be able to save the day?
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Walter Carzon, Horacio Ottolini
Why has the Blue Falcon suddenly transformed from a bright, sunny superhero into a dark and gritty vigilante who sends his most monstrous villains fleeing for safety? Dynomutt wonders: could the Blue Falcon be...possessed? Scooby and the gang will have to join forces with the Dog Wonder to crack the mystery when the dark kite returns!
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Dustin Weaver (CA) Gerald Parel
JONATHAN HICKMAN & DUSTIN WEAVER'S UNFINISHED EPIC GETS ITS CONCLUSION!
• Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver's unfinished epic of 2010-2011 finally gets its conclusion!
• The Brotherhood of the Shield is made of the likes of Da Vinci, Stark, Tesla and Richards, but they're in trouble.
• Sir Issac Newton stands with his foot on the world's throat and no one can stop him!
• The battle that decides our present is waged in the future!
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) John RomitaJr, Sandra Hope
"PAYBACK TIME" part two! The legend of the Silencer - and what she did to escape the underlife - has only been whispered about in back alleys and dingy bars... until now. The secret history of the greatest assassin you've never heard of is revealed, and Talia al Ghul is not looking like the innocent angel she claims to be after all...
(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Matt Horak (CA) Dave Johnson
WLMD PART 2
• Deadpool figures out all these Deadpools are Deadpool's fault!
• Spider-Man thought one Deadpool was one Deadpool too many!
• Deadpool better watch out for Spider-Man...and - get ready for it - DEADPOOL!
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) David Marquez
The Rebellion's fight to liberate Mon Cala continues! While Han, Luke and Leia undertake a perilous and nigh-impossible rescue, Threepio must keep up his vital mission...of hobnobbing at the opera?!
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Marc Laming, Roland Boschi, Ario Anindito (CA) Tradd Moore
Strap in, racing fans - we're going podracing! Bring your betting money, because this is going to be a high-stakes race, with rebel Luke Skywalker, smuggler Sana Starros and even a certain Dark Lord in attendance! PLACE YOUR BETS!
(W) Si Spurrier (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ashley Witter
BROKEN, INSIDE BEGINS NOW!
Aphra is behind bars. Again. But this time, she finds herself in Imperial custody, strapped to an explosive transmitter synced to a single hub-droid. Take one step too far? KABLOOEY! Normally, this wouldn't be an issue to sit still for Aphra - but what happens when her Imperial captors send her hub-droid to the middle of a war zone?
And, uh, what's this rumor about the prison being haunted?
(W) Gary Whitta (A) Michael Walsh (CA) Karmome Shirahama
The Resistance has found Luke Skywalker! But the First Order is hot on their tail...and they are out for blood. Join writer Gary Whitta (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY) and artist Michael Walsh (STAR WARS ANNUAL, HAWKEYE and THE VISION) as they take on the adventures of Force prodigy Rey, ace pilot Poe Dameron, and ex-First Order recruit Finn from the hit blockbuster STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI - featuring never-before-seen scenes of your favorite characters!
(W) Rob Williams (A) Jos? Luis, Jordi Tarragona (CA) Guillem March
"CONSTRICTION" part two! Cornered by the Suicide Squad, Deadshot won't allow anything to stand in the way of him saving his daughter - not even his Task Force X teammates!
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Carlo Barberi, Art Thibert (CA) Jorge Jimenez
"END OF INNOCENCE" part two! The epic battle between the Super Sons and Kid Amazo crashes to a close, and Superboy and Robin must decide how to pick up the pieces of the disastrous Amazo Project. The Super Sons face tomorrow in this latest chapter of their journey together!
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Evan Shaner
"THE GIRL FROM BGZTL"! Return with the Terrifics to the Phantom World! As our heroes continue their trek through the multiverse (dark or otherwise) to find a cure for the condition that binds them together, their journey brings them to the home planet of Phantom Girl. This is one tearful reunion you do not want to miss! Plus, a giant space squid attacks! That's right, a giant space squid!
(W) Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (A) Yildiray Cinar (CA) Rahzzah
SABRETOOTH'S IN CHARGE Part 2
• It's Sabretooth's first mission as field leader!
• The team's first target? OMEGA RED!
• Can Sabretooth succeed where Logan failed?
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A/CA) D'Israeli
A series of occult events mystifies the man known as the Witchfinder, but even more surprising is the revelation that he is not alone in exploring the paranormal in London. When a personal invitation arrives from the palace, Sir Edward Grey is pulled even deeper into underground supernatural exploration alongside new allies in the race to stop a mad scientist from destroying London in his pursuit of mystical power.
(W) James Robinson (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
"The Dark Gods" part two! Wonder Woman seeks answers from the Greek pantheon about the strange new beings barreling towards Earth - but can she convince her creators not to abandon their creation?
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Phil Noto
THE COUNTDOWN TO THE MUTANT WEDDING OF THE CENTURY!
• Everything is going wrong.
• The X-Men are under attack from all sides...
• ...and there's still a wedding to plan!
(W) Al Ewing (A) Paco Diaz (CA) Razzah
DID YOU EVER WANT TO BE DEADPOOL??? Now's your chance! This weekly series is not JUST the most amazing comic book you've ever read...it's also a role-playing adventure! YOU decide what choices Deadpool makes! YOU keep track of your scores issue by issue! YOU roll dice to combat various foes! Travel through Marvel history as Deadpool to meet Hulk in the swinging '60s! To smell Man-Thing in the swampy '70s! To be "seen" by Daredevil in the hard-boiled '80s! And avoid the many BAD ENDINGS you could fall into...or suffer the consequences!