It’s another big week in the world of comics, as the Justice/Doom War concludes, Vic Sage returns, Image launches some more new series, and the Umbrella Academy returns in time for the holidays. Oh, and it’s also time for more Bruce Banner body-horror.
Justice League #36 (DC Comics)
(w) Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV (a) Francis Manapul
How powerful is too powerful? Lex Luthor has assembled everything he needs to complete his plan of turning the world toward doom, including reviving the ancient goddess Perpetua and restoring her powers. But can he keep Perpetua from dragging the DC Universe into the abyss alongside the rest of the Multiverse? This is a question that hero and villain alike must ask, as the epic battle between the Justice League and the Legion of Doom across space and time comes crashing together. Everything that happens here sets the stage for the senses-shattering finale of the Justice/Doom War—and the fate of all existence hangs in the balance.
The Immortal Hulk #27 (Marvel Comics)
(w) Al Ewing (a) Joe Bennett
Some monsters are born from gamma… other monsters worship a different kind of green. In his war on the human world, the Immortal Hulk is taking the fight to its lords and masters – the Roxxon Corporation.
But when you mess with THE MINOTAUR… you get the horns.
Once and Future #4 (BOOM! Studios)
(w) Kieron Gillen (a) Dan Mora
Gran’s monster hunting wasn’t the only thing she kept from Duncan. He’s about to discover more of the family secrets, and the sacrifices one must make to reach the Holy Grail.
The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1 (DC Comics)
(w) Jeff Lemire (a) Denys Cowan (c) Chris Sotomayor
For years, Vic Sage has worn the faceless mask of the Question to clean up the streets of Hub City by sheer force of will. He knows right from wrong. He knows black from white. But what happens when he is drawn into a conspiracy that reaches from the heights of Hub City power to the depths of its underground tunnels? What happens when things stop being black-and-white and start getting a little gray? And what happens when, in a secret chamber deep beneath the city, Vic Sage meets his own end…and his new beginning? Eisner-winning writer Jeff Lemire joins forces with the legendary art team of Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz to resurrect Vic Sage, only to destroy him all over again…and again…
Rai #1 (Valiant Entertainment)
(w) Dan Abnett (a) Juan Jose Ryp
Welcome to the 41st century: New worlds, new characters, new adventures.
Valiant’s critically celebrated cyborg ronin named Rai embarks on a thrilling quest to save the future.
Multiple New York Times bestselling and award-winning writer Dan Abnett (Guardians of the Galaxy) joins forces with breathtaking artist Juan José Ryp (X-O MANOWAR) to begin the essential sci-fi series of the next two thousand years!
Heart Attack #1 (Image Comics)
(w) Shawn Kittelsen (a) Eric Zawadzki (c) Michael Garland
In Heart Attack, gene therapy has saved Americans from disease—only to give birth to Variants: people with powers so unique, the government denies their human rights. But a rebellion has begun… Charlie North is on the run from the police when he crosses paths with Jill Kearney. Instant attraction becomes mass destruction when they unlock powers neither knew they had. Now, the question isn’t how to use them—but how far they’re willing to go.
Olympia #1 (Image Comics)
(w) Curt Pires, Tony Pires (a) Alex Diotto (c) Dee Cunniffe
Olympia follows Elon, a latchkey kid who spends his days alone reading comic books—until his favorite superhero, Olympian, comes crashing off the page and into reality! But as he nurses his wounded and delirious hero back to health, he discovers Olympian isn’t the only thing that came through… something evil followed him.
Hazel and Cha Cha Save Christmas: Tales from the Umbrella Academy #1 (Dark Horse Comics)
(w) Gerard Way, Scott Allie (a) Tommy Lee Edwards (c) John Workman
Hazel and Cha Cha-the bizarre assassins who first appear in Umbrella Academy: Dallas and blew audiences away in the Netflix series-track down a rogue time agent and cross paths with a plot to discredit Christmas!
The first Umbrella Academy spinoff!