Comics: Noteworthy New Releases For Week 23

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This New Comic Book Day, we see several stories drawing to a close, while a few titles are refreshed with new creative teams, new characters, and new directions. From New York City to Oa, this week’s new releases are jam-packed with awesome art and dynamic writing.

Green Lantern #21

Story by: Robert Venditti / Art by: Billy Tan 

From DC: Hal Jordan becomes the leader of the most feared and hated group in the universe: The Green Lantern Corps!

New faces, new threats and a new beginning for the GREEN LANTERN monthlies!

The Movement #2

Story by: Gail Simone / Art by: Freddie E. Williams 

From DC: The unrest in Coral City heats up as citizens clash with the police. Which side stands to gain when super powered protestors enter the fray?

Solo, Deluxe Edition Hardcover

Story by: Various / Art by: Various

From DC: At last, the acclaimed 12-issue series SOLO is collected, featuring the work of some of comics' greatest creators, including Darwyn Cooke, Tim Sale, Paul Pope and so many others. With stories starring Batman, Robin, Superman, The Spectre, The Teen Titans and more, as well as westerns, war stories, science fiction epics, humor and horror, this is a collection you won't want to miss!

Daredevil: End of Days #8

Story by: Brian Michael Bendis / Art by: Klaus Johnson & Alex Maleev

From Marvel: The stunning conclusion to Daredevil's final story!

The mystery of Daredevil's final words are revealed -- and Ben Urich's life will never be the same!

Some of the Man Without Fear's greatest artists bring you the conclusion of his life story!

Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #25

Story by: Josuah Fialkov / Art by: Carmine Di Giandomenico 


All-new creative team and direction!

The search for the Infinity Gems brings disaster to the Triskellion's doorstep!

Is this the end of the Ultimates? 

Age of Ultron #9

Story by: Brian Michael Bendis / Art by: Carlos Pacheco & Brandon Peterson 

From Marvel: To save the planet Earth -- and maybe the entire galaxy! -- the heroes of the Marvel Universe made the most controversial decision of their lives. The results have brought disaster the likes of which they have never seen before. And now, with one final chance. . . can they make it right?

Fearless Defenders #5

Story by: Cullen Bunn / Art by: Will Sliney

From: Marvel: All the fearless ladies on this cover are actually in this issue! Plus: Valkyrie v.s. She Hulk!

East of West #3

Story by: Jonathan Hickman / Art by: Nick Dragotta 

From Image Comics: "THE DRAGON" Death's reign of terror over Those who rule continues, as the forces of the end times continue to work to bring about the Apocalypse. It's the end of the world: Someone dies, someone lives, and someone falls in love.

Kick-Ass 3 #1

Story by: Mark Millar / Art by: John Romita Jr. 

From Marvel: Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl's blockbuster return for the LAST EVER story arc of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr's mega-selling series.

Hit-Girl's in jail, leaving Kick-Ass to lead the superhero team of Justice Forever. Their first mission: Bust Hit-Girl out of the clink. But superheroes have now been outlawed, leaving Kick-Ass to dodge both cops AND criminals. For the first time since donning the costume, Kick-Ass is beginning to have his doubts. Is he now in too deep to get out?

The phenomenal follow-up to the Kick-Ass 2 movie coming this June. Issue #1 features six different covers by the industry's biggest artists, all available for order. Each cover will feature a different character, and when all six covers are linked, a special message will be revealed. 

Polarity #3


Story by: Max Bemis / Art by: Jorge Coelho

From Boom! Studios: As Tim starts to become comfortable with his new powers, he begins fighting the good fight unconventionally, attacking evils relevant to people of his generation. Meanwhile, Dr. Mays seems to have his own plans for Tim.

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