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PREVIEW: 'Spencer & Locke' #2 by David Pepose, Jorge Santiago, Jr., and Jasen Smith

Action Lab's noir mashup of Calvin and Hobbes and Sin City continues in SPENCER & LOCKE #2! Spencer and Locke's investigation leads them to the seedy nightclub known as the Red Rose — but what kind of power does the Red Rose's owner hold over Locke?


Meet Ramona Sinclair — and if this femme fatale doesn't do these gumshoes in, a death-defying car chase just might. The second installment of David Pepose and Jorge Santiago, Jr.'s pitch-black love letter to Watterson and Miller will arrive in comic shops and digital devices May 31!
SPENCER & LOCKE #2 Written by DAVID PEPOSE Art by JORGE SANTIAGO, JR.  Colors by JASEN SMITH Lettering by COLIN BELL Cover A by JORGE SANTIAGO, JR. Cover B by MAAN HOUSE $3.99 | 22 pgs. | Action Lab: Danger Zone | T+ | On sale MAY 31








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REVIEW: 'Samaritan: Veritas' #1 by Matt Hawkins, Atilio Rojo, and Troy Peteri

Born out of The Tithe, 'Samaritan: Veritas,' takes on a whole new target as hacker Samantha Copeland is on the run and looking for revenge. It's a thrilling new chapter from Top Cow's Edenverse written by Matt Hawkins with art from Atilio Rojo.


SAMARITAN #1 Story: Matt Hawkins Art / Lettering / Cover: Atilio Rojo Letterer: Troy Peteri Published: May 24, 2017 Diamond ID: MAR170694 Digital : $3.99 Print: $3.99
★★★★☆ (4/5)
The Tithe found Samaritan taking on nefarious mega-churches and this time the only things more corrupt are the U.S. government and military contractors. The President is in Samantha's crosshairs but she's also a hunted woman using all her hacking skills and the resources of the dark web to counter her pursuers. It's this complex cat-and-mouse game that Hawkins unfolds while also providing Samantha's background for new readers. Hawkins does a delicate balancing act adding exposition with flashbacks while moving the story forward in the prese…

REVIEW: 'The Archies' One-Shot by Alex Segura, Matt Rosenberg, Joe Eisma, and Matt Herms

There's never a dull moment at Archie Comics. When the powers at be aren't rebooting classic titles with today's best and brightest talent, they're pitting the Riverdale gang against zombies and witches. In another fun twist, Archie has gathered  Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg, and Joe Eisma to take you behind the music of the greatest rock band led by Archie Andrews, The Archies.


THE ARCHIES ONE-SHOT Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli Cover: Jaime Hernandez Variant Covers: David Mack, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 5/24 48-page, full color comic $4.99 U.S.
★★★★☆ (4/5)
Many a teenage garage band began with just a bunch of buddies hanging out, messing around with instruments tying to craft a song or two, not sure if it'll lead to anything. Fans of Archie Comics already know it does lead to something but how did it all come together? Segura and Rosenberg lay out this funny and sweet origin story with that very premise. The writers…

REVIEW: 'God Country' #5 by Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw, and Jason Wordie

If you thought there'd be a let up on Image Comics' hot new miniseries God Country you would be sadly mistaken. Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw continue to raise the stakes and bring a giant rock opera style fantasy action masterpiece to print and issue five delivers an earth-shattering battle for the ages.


GOD COUNTRY #5  Writer: Donny Cates Artist (Pencils): Geoff Shaw Artist (Colors): Jason Wordie Letterer: John J. Hill
★★★★★ (5/5)
After an interesting backstory on the creation of Valofax, Aristus reluctantly heads to Texas to face Emmett Quinlan and get his father's sword back once and for all. If you've been following along with this great series you'd know Emmett doesn't give a crap what the God of War wants he's keeping Valofax. The proceeding battle rattles western Texas to the core, shaking the ground, lighting the sky with electricity and filling the air with fire. It was an epic confrontation of gods, Aristus' hammer versus Emmett's Valofax, and…

Valiant’s Eisner-Nominated Hero Soars into FAITH AND THE FUTURE FORCE #1

Here's the first look at FAITH AND THE FUTURE FORCE #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of A SPECTACULAR STANDALONE EVENT launching the breakout hero of the 21st century, Faith, into a centuries-spanning battle alongside Rai, the Harbinger Renegades, Timewalker, X-O Manowar and an army of the greatest heroes of today and tomorrow! On July 26th, history hangs in the balance as Eisner Award-nominated writer Jody Houser (FAITH, Mother Panic), explosive artist Stephen Segovia (WAR MOTHER, Action Comics) and comics legend Barry Kitson (HARBINGER, Fantastic Four) lead an all-star expedition into the time stream that will shake the foundations of the Valiant Universe for all time!

Faith “Zephyr” Herbert – former member of Unity, current Harbinger Renegade, and Los Angeles’ #1 superhero – is the universe’s last, best chance at survival! Centuries from today, a devious artificial intelligence has unleashed a blistering attack on the very foundations of time…one that is unwriting history from beginning to…

PREVIEW: 'RAPTURE' #1 (of 4) by Matt Kindt, Cafu and Andrew Dalhouse

On a scarred landscape, two otherworldly armies prepare to battle one last time, vying for control of a massive tower named from an ancient language no longer permitted to be spoken.


One army is led by a primeval force named Babel, whose goal is singular: to breach “Heaven” no matter the cost. The only thing standing in his way is a gray-haired barbaric warrior, filled with rage and regret, a man who sees this battle as his last chance for redemption. But he knows his depleted forces have little chance of victory unless aid comes.

Enter Tama: A 12-year old girl on the crest of a hill overlooking the battle, who has just become humanity’s only hope. The last in an ancient line of mystics who protect the Earth, she has foreseen this battle and knows millions will perish if she’s unable to stop it. Now Tama and her ragtag team of malcontents – Ninjak, Shadowman and Punk Mambo – must somehow defeat an elder god hell bent on piercing the heavens.

This summer, New York Times best-selling wr…

Image Comics Reveals The Final Five Variant Covers For Pride Month

Image Comics has revealed the final five of the 11 variants planned for June’s 25th-anniversary theme—"Pride Month."


The variants will serve to celebrate the LGBTQ community and the progress made by the Gay Liberation Movement in promoting inclusivity and support for all. 100% of the proceeds made from these June Pride variant covers will be donated to Human Rights Campaign
Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants.

Available in stores on Wednesday, June 7th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, May 15th):
THE WALKING DEAD #168 by Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard, cover by Adlard (Diamond Code MAR178612) THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA #1 by Howard Chaykin, cover by Chaykin (Diamond Code MAR178603)

Available in stores on Wednesday, June 14th (Final order cutoff deadline Monday, May 22nd):
BITCH PLANET: TRIPLE FEATURE #1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro, cover by De Landro (Diamond Code MAR178611) ROSE #3 by Meredith Fi…

Jody Houser Takes Moneypenny On Her Own Adventure with 'James Bond: Moneypenny'

Critically-acclaimed writer Jody Houser (Mother Panic, Faith, Orphan Black) steps into the iconic world of James Bond in an all-new miniseries, authorized by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd, centering around the character's friend, confidant, and former MI6 field agent, Moneypenny. Houser, who will become the first female writer to take tackle the Bond universe in comic book form, will be joined by up-and-coming artist Jacob Edgar for Moneypenny's first-ever dedicated tale of adventure in James Bond: Moneypenny!


Hitting stores August 30th, James Bond: Moneypenny focuses on what was intended to be a ‘routine' protection mission for Moneypenny, until she uncovers a complicated assassination plot that bears a striking and unsettling resemblance to a tragic, and life-changing terrorist attack from her childhood. In the face of imminent danger, will Moneypenny be able summon her secret agent skills to stop the impending plot before it's too late? 
Writer Jody Houser says, &quo…

SHEENA Returns This Summer With Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo and Moritat

Things heat up this summer, as Dynamite Entertainment welcomes readers back to the jungle with the launch of their latest iconic character, Sheena! Written by the creative dynamic duo made-up of GLAAD-Nominated, NYT Best-Selling Marguerite Bennett (Batwoman, Animosity) and newcomer Christina Trujillo, with illustrations by Moritat (Hellblazer, Teen Titans), everyone's favorite Queen of the Jungle swings back into action on August 2, 2017, when issue #0 lands in stores!

Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, was the first female character in comics to carry her own dedicated series beginning in 1937. Created by industry legends Will Eisner and S. M. "Jerry" Iger, this groundbreaking character saw 167 issues over the span of two decades. In this riveting relaunch, Sheena proves her prowess as the guardian of the jungle as she pursues a mysterious invader that has come to spy on the Amazon's most ancient secrets. Following the path of the trespasser, she encounters a forbidden r…

PREVIEW: 'James Bond: Service (Special)' by Kieron Gillen and Antonio Fuso

In contemporary politics, where Britain's world standing is often more zero than 007, an assassin plans to exterminate the “special relationship,” and lead Britain and the United States into a very dark place...especially when he does so by aiming down the sights of an ancient Enfield rifle! It’ll test Bond’s deadly talents to their limits, in order to defeat the assassin and avert certain geopolitical disaster...


A stand-alone, oversized special written by Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Darth Vader) and drawn by Antonio Fuso (Torchwood, Drive) with their thrilling take on the icon of espionage. Featuring a cover by Jamie McKelvie (The Wicked + The Divine)
James Bond: Service (Special) writer: Kieron Gillen artist: Antonio Fuso cover: Jamie McKelvie FC • 48 pages • $7.99 • Teen+