The Pull List - May 9th, 2018
Welcome back to the pull list. This week we have a lot of exciting entries, like an all new Venom series.
Anything with a (P) is a link to a preview of the comic!
BACK TO THE FUTURE TIME TRAIN #5
(W) Bob Gale, John Barber (A/CA) Megan Levens
With Jules and Verne held hostage by German spies, Doc and Clara must pull out all the stops to rescue their sons! Guest-starring Einstein! (Not that one... the other one!)
(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Roge Antonia (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
"WHO IS ORACLE?" revisited! Batgirl and Black Canary must find Huntress and save her from Calculator and Blackbird's nefarious plan. But everything comes full circle when the answer to Calculator's question - "Who is Oracle?" - is at last revealed. The Birds of Prey have always been a tight-knit team, but here, in what could be their final hours, they truly become a family. FINAL ISSUE.
(W) Sean Murphy (A/CA) Sean Murphy
In the extra-sized finale of Sean Murphy's top-selling miniseries, Jack Napier's suspicious seduction of Gotham City comes to its twisted conclusion! With the city on the verge of becoming an icy tomb for the GTO, Batgirl makes a crucial assist and Gordon is forced to reevaluate his judgment of Batman to secure the greater good. As the true Joker's return becomes imminent, Harley seeks vengeance and reckons with the bleak future that looms for her loved ones.
(W) Amy Chu (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Mike McKone
Within the ancient city of Thurd, Dejah Thoris finds what she's looking for with the unlikely help of the green Martian. And a long-forgotten secret of Ephysium comes to light...
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Mike Hawthorne, Scott Koblish, Matteo Lolli
Every bad decision, every betrayal, every fart joke - they've all come back to haunt Deadpool. He's gone from criminal to outcast to celebrity and back to criminal, and as Captain America leads the biggest heroes of the Marvel Universe to take him down, Wade is forced to be his most despicable self ONE LAST TIME...
For over five years and more than a hundred issues Gerry Duggan has been putting words into the Mouth of the Merc with same...but all that ends in this TRIPLE-sized issue with art by longtime Deadpool collaborators Scott Koblish, Matteo Lolli and Mike Hawthorne! It's one last love letter to the character we love to hurt. Sorry, Wade! This one's gonna sting.
(W) James TynionIV (A) Scot Eaton, Wayne Faucher (CA) Raul Fernandez, Alvaro Martinez
"Batmen Eternal" part five! The worst possible future for Gotham City has been locked into place, and there's nothing Batman can do to stop it... until Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain catch a glimpse of something they never would have thought possible!
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) David Marquez
CAPTAIN CARTER KILLS THE RED SKULL!
That's her mission, anyway! The fan-favorite Captain America - Peggy Carter of the Marvel Puzzle Quest game - faces off against an apocalyptically armed Red Skull! And the Exiles are just in time to join the fight - 'cuz they've been kicked off their mission! There's a new team of Watchers in town, and they're cracking down on the Exiles' interference in the timestream - even if it means the death of everything. Can the Exiles salvage Peggy Carter's world, fix the Tallus and get back to saving reality before the Time-Eater tracks them down again?
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Scott Kolins (CA) Dan Panosian
"THE ROAD TO FLASH WAR!" Wally West is overwhelmed by fragments from his past! With his protégé's psyche falling apart, Barry Allen races around the DCU calling in every favor possible to save his shattered family. Meanwhile, Hunter Zolomon's sinister machinations tip over the first domino in what might prove to be the end of everything for The Flash!
(W) Thierry Smolderen (A/CA) Dominique Bertail
The source of Chamza's money has been identified, and it points damning fingers back at those who sought it so fervently in the first place. As civilians turn soldiers, the future of the globe teeters on the precipice of a New World Order. The thrilling conclusion to this ten part neo political adventure.
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Brandon Peterson (CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
"DARKSTARS RISING" part three! The Darkstars draw a line in the sand and tell the Green Lantern Corps not to cross it - but Hal Jordan never toes the line!
(W) Tom Taylor (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Greg Land
SNIKT! A SOUND THAT ONCE MADE BLOOD RUN COLD, WHICH THE AVENGERS WANT TO ENSURE IS NEVER USED FOR EVIL AGAIN.
Due to a promise made between heroes, the NEW AVENGERS have reassembled to make sure Logan's body isn't misused. IRON MAN, SPIDER-MAN, JESSICA JONES and LUKE CAGE discover a deep-state conspiracy that leads to a shocking DNA discovery and metallurgic miracle in the MARVEL UNIVERSE.
(W) James TynionIV (A) Ryan Benjamin (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
"THE END OF FOREVER" part two! Following the destruction of their base of operations, the Immortal Men find themselves on the defensive! Their only hope rests with an emerging metahuman named Caden Park-but the evil Conquest has gotten to Caden first! Will the remaining few battle-ravaged Immortal Men be able to rescue their young would-be savior? And what connection do Caden's tactile telepathic abilities have to the survival of humanity?
(W) Greg Pak (A) Marco Lorenzana (CA) Greg Land
WORLD WAR HULK II CONTINUES!
Amadeus Cho has always thought of himself as the fun Hulk - the totally awesome Hulk. But now the Dark Hulk within him is calling the shots with brutal consequences for anyone who's ever wronged Amadeus or stood in his way. Get ready for Amadeus unleashed and cataclysmic smashing in the heart of New York as our hero - and the world - finally learns just what the curse of the Hulk is all about.
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV, Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Francis Manapul
DARK NIGHTS: METAL left the DCU transformed in ways both terrifying and wondrous-and only the Justice League is strong enough to face the threats to come...or are they? Four giant beings comprised of the universe's major energies-Mystery, Wonder, Wisdom and Entropy-who sustain their life force by devouring planets are on their way to destroy the planet of Colu. The only way to take down this unimaginable threat is for the superhero teams of Earth to forget everything they thought they knew and form new alliances.
What secrets of the cosmos will Superman, Martian Manhunter and Team Mystery discover? Will Zatanna, Wonder Woman and Team Wonder awaken alien magic they cannot put back to sleep? What can Harley Quinn possibly have to teach the rest of Team Wisdom? And most importantly...why the heck is Beast Boy on Team Entropy with Lobo and Batman? Find out all this and much more in the most exciting, bombastic event of summer 2018!
In this kickoff issue to the four-issue miniseries, after Brainiac systematically takes down all of Earth's super-teams, the last thing the League expects is for him to ask for their help! Without their aid, his home planet and the universe are both doomed!
(W) Brian Holguin, Brian Haberlin (A/CA) Brian Haberlin
MINISERIES PREMIERE! AN ALL-NEW CROSSOVER WITH 32 PAGES OF STORY AND ART, PLUS SPECIAL AUGMENTED REALITY COVER FOR ONLY $2.99 - DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS DEAL! Fan-favorites Spawn and Witchblade team together for the first time in TWO DECADES! In this issue: A village is besieged by a dark force - then Spawn emerges from out of the shadows to save them all. Is he their savior... or their destroyer?
(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Lorenzo De Felici
Nathan Cole finds out that some of the people stranded in Oblivion don't want to leave and will fight to the death in order to stay.
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Ibraim Roberson (CA) Mike Deodato
LOGAN isn't healing the way he used to. Something is wrong - recent fights are leaving their marks, in ways he's never experienced before. Beaten down, Logan goes to the one people he thought he could always count on for help...The X-MEN.
But when an old pupil of Logan's asks for his help, it's Logan's enemies who will learn the hardest lesson: This old dog still has bite.
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Joe Quinones
AMAZING FANTASY Continues!
• PETER PARKER and allies TERESA PARKER and J. JONAH JAMESON may have saved the past from the Tinkerer's nefarious scheme - but they've returned to a future they never knew!
• Have their heroic escapades destroyed the timeline or created the nightmare of an alternate future?
• A future where an even deadlier threat than the Tinkerer has taken over...
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Trevor Hairsine
The Penguin has redeveloped waterfront property into a new boardwalk attraction for children of all ages, but Red Hood knows any "legitimate" business of the Penguin's is a cover for something illegitimate. Plus, Artemis pays a visit to Lex Luthor to find out about the "side effects" of Bizarro's revival, though Lex might be more concerned with dredging up his past with the wayward Amazon than answering any of her questions.
(W) Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort
It's not easy being a hero, especially when you don't know how. And when Sideways steps into the middle of a life-and-death battle between Hotspot and Replicant, he's unsure how to help... and guaranteed to make things worse. All this when he's already late for an internship interview? You better believe things are going to go Sideways!
(W) Robbie Thompson (A/CA) Scott Hepburn
OLDIES PART 3
• In this issue: Spider-Man finds out how he's outlived all his loved ones!
• YOU find out who's in the Fantastic Four of the Future!
• And the present and future storylines COLLIDE!
(W) Sholly Fisch (A) Jamal Peppers (CA) Derek Charm
"Powered Down," Part 1 (of 2). Han and Chewie are on the run from bounty hunters and take refuge on a planet that mysteriously shuts downs all electronics. With no way off the planet, will our favorite scruffy duo be able to evade their pursuers? Also features a Lando Calrissian story by Elsa Charretier and Pierrick Colinet! Continues the story set up in the Star Wars Adventures Free Comic Book Day issue!
(W) Charles Soule (CA) Elia Bonetti (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
Vader and his Inquisitors lead an elite squad of clone troopers to flush out the Jedi traitor beneath the waters of Mon Cala...and the oceans will burn with their fury.
(W) Gary Whitta (A) Michael Walsh (CA) Michael Del Mundo
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) Jody Houser (A) Luke Ross (CA) Paul Renaud
"THE RISE OF THE GRAND ADMIRAL" CONTINUES!
Thrawn's rise in the Imperial Empire continues at a trajectory one can only dream of. Meanwhile, Eli Vanto is still stuck in the same position as when he graduated - Thrawn's aide. But will Thrawn's obsession and pursuit of the mysterious crimelord "Nightswan" lead both Imperials to success in the Emperor's eyes? Help comes from mysterious places in the Empire...
(W) Rob Williams (A) Jos? Luis, Jordi Tarragona (CA) Guillem March
"CONSTRICTION" part one! Batman has broken Deadshot out of Belle Reve! Now the Dark Knight and the assassin who never misses have a new mission: rescue Deadshot's daughter from the clutches of Kobra! But Amanda Waller's not having it, and she's determined to drag her prisoner back at any cost!
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
A NEW SERIES BY DONNY CATES & RYAN STEGMAN!
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers - VENOM! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat could force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear - including Eddie Brock! Join two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, for a VENOM adventure a thousand years in the making!
(W) Bryan Hill (A) N. Steven Harris, Dexter Vines (CA) Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
The organization he works for doesn't trust him. The thing in his brain wants to transform him. Sanity is leaving him. Michael Cray is losing everything. The only hope Michael has to reclaim his mind and his life may come from his next target: a brilliant scientist in London who's equal parts Nikola Tesla, Hannibal Lecter and Aleister Crowley... Dr. John Constantine! A man obsessed with death, the occult and the darkest powers of the universe, Constantine could hold the power to free Michael of the consciousness inside him - but the price is steep! Michael Cray doesn't believe in magic, but he's about to discover how much magic believes in him.
(W) James Robinson (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
"The Dark Gods" part one! In the wake of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, new secrets of the cosmos have been revealed and taken form... and though she doesn't know it yet, Wonder Woman is at the center of their plans!
(W) Shea Fontana, Tim Seeley, Vita Ayala, Michael Moreci, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (A) David Messina, Christian Duce, Claire Roe, Mirka Andolfo, Stephanie Hans, David Lafuente, Inaki Miranda (CA) Jenny Frison
In this new collection, Wonder Woman takes a moment to catch her breath and attend a friend's wedding...but unfortunately, horror follows her even there, putting the life of her friend Etta Candy in danger! Then, learn more about the tumultuous partnership between Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor. Collects stories from WONDER WOMAN #26-30, WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1 and WONDER WOMAN: STEVE TREVOR #1.
(W) Garth Ennis (A) P. J. Holden (CA) Isaac Hannaford
The Eastern Front, 1943: as the cataclysmic Battle of Kursk looms large, Captain Piotr Piotrowicz and his driver, Natalya "Ginger" Pulkhova, prepare their unit for action- equipped with the worst tanks in the Russian inventory. On the opposite side, German tankers Karl Kraft and Freddie Stadler brace for the onslaught-well aware that failure here will put their Soviet enemy on the road to Berlin. Garth Ennis and PJ Holden present a second action-packed story of armored warfare, inspired by the phenomenally popular game World of Tanks.
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Marcus To (CA) R. B. Silva
• With the Original Five X-Men lost in space, a new team of mutants has emerged to face the White Queen, Havok, Miss Sinister and Bastion!
• But while the new X-Men are away, the Marauders will play, striking viciously at Magneto.
• Magneto is forced to make a terrible decision, leading him ever closer to the darkness he has tried to put behind him.
(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!