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COMIC BOOK SPOTLIGHT: Notable New Releases for June 11, 2014

New Comics 6/11 


Written by Dan DiDio and Keith Giffen. Art by Keith Giffen and Scott Koblish. Cover by Keith Giffen. Four of the best students from New Genesis arrive on Earth to study and aid in the advancement of humanity - but they soon discover a darker purpose to their mission: a threat so great that it may bring the multiverse itself to its knees! The only thing that stands between them and total destruction is the mysterious entity known as the Infinity Man!

Written by Gail Simone. Art by Fernando Pasarin and Jonathan Glapion. Cover by Alex Garner. Clandestine meetings, tapped phones, video surveillance - Barbara Gordon is being watched! Who has it in for her, and how can Batgirl investigate without compromising her secret identity? Cover price $2.99.
Written by Robert Venditti. Art by Doug Braithwaite. Cover by Jorge Molina. This summer, Earth will be the greatest hunt of all when VALIANT FIRST unleashes the first issue of 2014's must-read crossover event - ARMOR HUNTERS - from superstar creators Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, The Flash) and Doug Braithwaite (Unity)! A relentless and surgical strike team from the farthest reaches of space - sworn to exterminate the X-O Manowar armor and all like it - have found finally their final target. They will hunt. They will trap. They will kill. And they will rid the universe of the X-O Manowar's incalculable destructive power…even if it means taking the Earth with it. In the tradition of HARBINGER WARS, Valiant's biggest heroes launch into the summer's blockbuster 18-issue crossover event right here in ARMOR HUNTERS #1 - and then take the fight to the world's first full-scale cosmic threat with UNITY #8 and X-O MANOWAR #26 in June, and ARMOR HUNTERS: BLOODSHOT and ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER in July! 
Written by Frank Barbiere and Randy Stradley. Art by Colin Lorimer and Doug Wheatley. Cover by Micah Kaneshiro. The search for Scott Travers's missing benefactor has turned up nothing but mystery and even more trouble. And this time Travers/ Blackout is up against eight-feet-tall, cheetah-fast, bulldozerstrong, plasma-cannon-wielding, made-of-metal trouble. Good thing there are 'only' three of them . . . for now!
Written by Ray Fawkes. Art by Aco. Cover by Juan Ferreyra. John Constantine witnesses the horrifying reach of magic when he meets the world's wealthiest mage - a woman who's been draining all the good luck out of her home city of Hong Kong and benefiting from the suffering of millions! 
Written by Cullen Bunn. Art and Cover by Vanesa Del Rey. WHY WE LOVE IT: There's nothing scarier than horror that hits home-a tale of terror only one or two steps removed from our reality. THE EMPTY MAN is a dystopic version of the world we know, where a terrifying disease has taken on almost deific connotations. WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Cullen Bunn (THE SIXTH GUN, VENOM) and Vanesa R. Del Rey (HIT) are two of the most exciting talents in the industry, and perfectly in sync on this haunting new crime procedural. WHAT IT'S ABOUT: It's been one year since the first reported case of the Empty Man disease, and no drug has been able to slow its progress. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms include fits of rage, hideous hallucinations, suicidal dementia, followed by death, or a near lifeless, 'empty' state of catatonia. As murder cults rise nationwide, the FBI and CDC enter a joint investigation of the Empty Man, hoping to piece together clues to stop the cult and uncover a cure.

Written by Joe Keatinge. Art and Cover by Leila Del Duca and Owen Gieni. SPECIAL 'JOE KEATINGE'S BIRTHDAY' ISSUE! It's a day of celebration for our beloved writer, but a day of horrible consequence for Kate Kristopher! Major loss comes when the life Kate left behind sends an assassin with a gigantic bomb gun after her. ALL THIS PLUS: a triceratops. 

Written by Matt Hawkins. Art and Cover by Linda Sejic. Is genetically modified food an end to world hunger or a first class ticket to the apocalypse? Dan Miller is a plant biologist working with a small team perfecting an accelerated plant growth process. When things go wrong, Los Angeles pays the price in a disaster story unlike any before.
Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover by Ryan Stegman. Written by Paul Cornell. Art by Gerardo Sandoval. Logan, Iron Fist, Shang Chi vs. an army of deadly ninja. Three Months to Die - The title says it all!

Written by Duane Swierczynski. Art by Robert Atkins. Cover by Aleksi Briclot. A merciless and unstoppable army calling themselves 'the Chosen' have invaded Arcadia, starting a full-fledged war with Carmine Tango's forces. They're looking for something . . . or someone. X has recovered from Tango's torment and is ready to pound some answers out of both parties! o A game-changing new villain-a new chapter in the Project Black Sky event!

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