Below are some Black Comic Lords picks for the July 22, 2022 Final Order Cutoff (FOC)*
(Note: The best way to ensure that you get the new comic book issues you want is to make a pre-order with your local comic shop (LCS) before the Final Order Cutoff (FOC) date. Placing Pre-Orders for comics are extremely important!!! Pre-ordering your comics inform publishers about what books people are interested in and helps them to determine what books and comic book characters to continue to produce in the future. In short, your pre-FOC order is your vote.)
ACCESS GUIDE BLACK COMIC BOOK COMMUNITY 2021-22 SC
The premier directory of Black comic books, their creators, the support systems that sell and promote them, and the spaces that bring the fans together is back! Now in full color, with updated content, and new categories for podcasters and books, the second edition is ready once again to help guide readers on their exploration of Black comic book culture.
Even as his friends seem finally on the verge of being reunited after all their adventures, the time has come for Dodzi to regain his freedom. He must first pass the test prepared by his kidnapper, the Mad Master: an obstacle course with, perhaps, at the end, his release. Except the young boy doesn’t trust that deal, and plans to escape his own way. But nothing has prepared him for the extraordinary discoveries he’s about to make.
Creators: Vehlmann, Fabien, Gazzotti, Bruno, Gazzotti, Bruno
Release Date: 10-26-23
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #5 ROMITA JR. 2ND PRINTING VARIANT
The end of the first arc of this historic new volume is here, and you won’t believe what we’re putting the Web-Slinger through! Spider-Man and Tombstone have their most brutal battle ever, but I fear the worst damage to Peter isn’t going to be physical. Also, did you notice that this was ASM LGY #899?! That means next issue is…
Creators: (W) Zeb Wells (A) John Romita Jr. (CA) John Romita Jr.
Black Adam is dead, and the Mesopotamian gods of Akkad are having a field day. Are the gods real or are they merely figments of human imagination? Accepting death but denied redemption, Black Adam becomes an ersatz Gilgamesh as he journeys through Akkadian Hell while Malik, his young descendant, goes to extreme and unethical measures to try and revive him, all the while wondering if he should save the life of one of the greatest evils the world has ever known.
Creators: Christopher Priest, Rafa Sandoval, Irvin Rodriguez
Newly commissioned, intricate maps, artwork, and essays bringing the world of Wakanda to life as never seen before. Uncover the mysteries of Black Panther’s Wakanda. Read key insights about the importance of these locations for T’Challa, Shuri, the Dora Milaje, the Avengers, and beyond. With detailed maps and information on key battlegrounds and timelines, this collection of intricate artworks and authoritative essays, produced in full collaboration with Marvel,
Sam Wilson uncovers a plot that poses an imminent threat to both the U.S. and Wakanda – but Wakanda doesn’t want to play ball with Captain America. Faced with an impossible decision, Sam tries to do what’s best for both countries. But will his gamble pay off or cost him dearly? And what interest do the elusive White Wolf and his ally Crossbones have in the outcome?
Creators: (W) Tochi Onyebuchi (A) R.B. Silva; Ze Carlos (CA) R.B. Silva
The adventure begins – in the path of the Beyonder? When Loki, Blue Marvel, America Chavez, Taaia and Tigra land rather unexpectedly in the Second Cosmos, they find their lives in the hands of its cosmic overseers – unless Loki can figure out the right trick to save them all.
Creators: (W) Al Ewing (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Nick Bradshaw
Release Date: 8-24-22
DONUTS FROM OUTER SPACE ESCAPE FROM VILLA VETUSTA GN VOL 01
Is there life in the universe? But above all, is there life in a retirement home? Judging by the guests of Villa Vetusta, too much too! Egon Ramis, during a ‘vacation’ in his grandfather’s retirement villa, witnesses an escape, of which his own grandfather is the leader. The escape will bring them in the midst of terrible old man hunters, FBI agents, donut shops and mysterious country people who hide a secret that can change the fate of the entire planet!
Breaking Bad meets Green Lantern in Heavy Metal’s event series Entropy from Black Panther and Justice League writer Christopher Priest and rising star artist Montos with covers by Bjorn Barends (King Spawn)! Henry Hanks was killed and reborn as the newest Crusader of Kako, with the power to destroy entire worlds! His mentor is his predecessor, Crusader X, and she is going to teach Kako’s newest herald how to use his powers, even if it kills the both of them. Every issues will have a special Breaking Bad homage incentive cover by artist Antonio Fuso!
They Call Him Marvelous (Jamaal Simpson, David Jaxon, Shean Barbour) It’s a Marvelous race to the end as a genetically enhanced Malcolm makes a life-changing decision that will bring him onto the path of being a superhero. ‘Fallen Justice’ (Cary Kelley, Steven Forbes, Harold Edge): Cooler heads begin to prevail as Dynagirl takes on Justice Theta’s archenemy in a no-holds-barred fight to the finish! Can she convince the man she loves to stop his rampage, or will he finish what he started and kill every villain on the planet? ‘Green Tempest’ (Brett Scheuerman, Javier Lugo): The peaceful world of Tempet is thrown into chaos by the malevolent Halestorm as revenge against his foe, Green Tempest. Now Green Tempest must decide: Destroy his nemesis, or show Hailstorm the error of his ways? ‘XOB’ (Kyrun Silva, David Jaxon): Battled and bruised from her battle with Lord Eklips, XOB escapes with the shaman Danny to regroup. While figuring out a plan to defeat the demon lord, Danny unlocks the connection between XOB and Eklips.
What in the world(s) is happening on the other side of that portal? The season two premiere of Glamorella’s Daughter takes place entirely in Yielding City, the alternate realm where Glamorella was born. An unlikely team forms in Comet, Isaac, Betsy, and Glamorella as they set out to save Emmett from danger in the hands of his in-law, The King.
Creators: Martin, Charles J, Bennet, Jerry, Bennet, Jerry
In the not-too-distant future, the world will be just as it is today…only worse. Evil has permeated the very fabric of society, from the halls of government to the darkened alleyways. Will the heroes who once defended the downtrodden fail them now? Will a new generation rise, inspired by the last of the old? Who will be THE LAST SHADOWHAWK?
The origin of Major Lazer! In an alternate timeline 1984, Jamaica’s crown jewel is Nu Kingston, a retro futuristic metropolis where gang lords control hordes of zombie-like addicts with a drug called Spice. Worst among them is BadMan Jones, who is prophesied to wipe out humanity for mysterious extraterrestrials. As Spice spreads to every corner of the island, Major Lazer can no longer maintain neutrality and must rely on new weapons and old comrades to prevent total apocalypse.
HELL CAN WAIT! Avalon is falling! The Acolytes are on the hunt! Nemesis has just landed from the Age of Apocalypse! Seems like the perfect time for a heist, right? The Marauders couldn’t agree more! It’s a mission to the recent past to rescue the last survivor of a forgotten mutant golden age!
Creators: (W) Steve Orlando (A) Andrea Broccardo (CA) Kael Ngu
SELIM’S EMPIRE STRIKES BACK! The full might of the EMPIRE OF THE SPIDER bears down on Miles Morales’ small band of resistance fighters. For Miles, their one chance for victory will only come at a great cost – but is SPIDER-MAN prepared to pay it? And what does the future hold for BILLIE MORALES?!
Creators: (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Christopher Allen (CA) Taurin Clarke
Release Date: 8-24-22
NATHAN HALES BIGGER BADDER GN UNDERGROUND ABDUCTOR
The Bigger & Badder editions of Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales continue! Araminta Ross was born an enslaved person in Delaware in the early 19th century. After years of backbreaking labor and the constant threat of being sold and separated from her family, she escaped and traveled north to freedom. Once there, she changed her name to Harriet Tubman. As an ‘abductor’ on the Underground Railroad, she risked her life helping countless enslaved people escape to freedom. This deluxe, oversized edition of the original Underground Abductor graphic novel includes 16 pages of new material!
NEW STORY ARC ‘MURDER BY ANOTHER NAME,’ Part One From the universe of Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA comes a terrifying tie-in horror series by acclaimed Marvel writer RODNEY BARNES and fan-favorite SPAWN artist SZYMON KUDRANSKI. Now that Nita Hawes has bested the demon Corson, she strengthens her resolve to root out the supernatural evils plaguing Baltimore. A murder in Annapolis in the 1700s brings consequences to today’s world, and the only thing standing between mayhem and revenge is Nita Hawes! But without the ghost of her dead brother Jason to guide her and the Spider-God Anansi to rely on for backup, will she be able to succeedůor will she become another victim of the night?
MURDER BY ANOTHER NAME,’ Part Two From the universe of Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA comes a terrifying tie-in horror series by acclaimed Marvel writer RODNEY BARNES and fan-favorite SPAWN artist SZYMON KUDRANSKI. Dark evils from the past return to Annapolis after a centuries-old murder is unearthed and its ghosts return for revenge. Now, Nita Hawes faces her most horrifying threat yet! Can Nita solve the case before ending up a victim herself, or will Detective Harding find her as yet another casualty of the night?
In the midst of preparing a satellite in orbit, the crew of the Atlantis is pulled off course in a way that makes them question beyond where they are being taken, but HOW they are being taken there. Back on Earth, Darla comes face to face with the people who have taken her captive, forcing her to question what is real and what is a conspiracy that will cost people their lives. Andy Diggle (Green Arrow: Year One, James Bond, The Losers, Hellblazer), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves, Batman: Detective Comics, The Black Panther, Hellboy), Dave Stewart (Hellboy, DC: The New Frontier, The Umbrella Academy), and Jock (Batman, The Losers) bring you a psychological sci-fi horror comic full of alien conspiracy… Promethee 13:13 tells the thrilling fast-paced space drama leading up to the moments of September 21, 2019 at 13:13.
Creators: Diggle, Andy Martinbrough, Shawn Martinbrough, Shawn