The July issue of Marvel Comics Previews has arrived! Here is our breakdown of the new comics series to jump on, plus what collected editions are arriving from September 2023! You can find the rest of our Previews Picks for other DC Comics, Indies & Manga titles here!
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Aaron Kuder (CA) John Romita Jr.
BORN AGAIN! The new era of Daredevil starts here! Industry stars SALADIN AHMED and AARON KUDER have laced up and entered the ring, ready to take Matt Murdock on a knockout of an adventure! Where does Elektra fit into all of this? What is the future of Hell’s Kitchen? Romance! Intrigue! And, of course, ACTION! All delivered in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
PREDATOR VS WOLVERINE #1 (OF 4)
(W) Benjamin Percy (A) Various
THE THRILL IS THE KILL! The bloodthirsty saga you’ve been waiting for! Wolverine has lived one of the longest and most storied lives in Marvel Comics history. Now witness the untold greatest battles of Logan’s life – against a Predator! One Yautja seeks the greatest prey in existence – and finds it in Weapon X. From the blood-ridden snows of the Canadian wilderness to the sword-slinging streets of Madripor, Wolverine and a Predator break everything in their paths on their way to the ultimate victory… or glorious death. Superstar writer Benjamin Percy brings the bloodiest hunters in all pop culture to their knees!
ALLIGATOR LOKI #1
(W) Alyssa Wong (A/CA) Bob Quinn
ALLIGATOR LOKI MAKES A SPLASH IN HIS PRINT COMIC DEBUT! Bow down to the reptile in a helm who has enraptured the Ten Realms… with his cuteness! First Alligator Loki chomped down on Mjolnir, and then he chomped his way into our hearts. Now, the beloved Alligator of Mischief finds – and makes – trouble all across the Marvel Universe in his very own comic! Collecting the hit Infinity Comics series from the Marvel Unlimited app, this one-shot includes a never-before-seen adventure in the life of everyone’s favorite swamp-dwelling scamp!
UNCANNY SPIDER-MAN #1 (OF 5)
(W) Si Spurrier (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Tony Daniel
THE NIGHTCRAWLING WALL-CRAWLER! On the darkest of days, he is the spark in the shadows! After the devastating events of the Hellfire Gala, Kurt Wagner is on the run – and having the time of his life?! Swashbuckling about NYC in disguise, the Uncanny Wallcrawler sets aside his mutant angst and dedicates himself to the hero’s life: saving civilians, hanging with fellow wallcrawlers, battling baddies, and hunting down the best pizza on the planet. But he can’t ignore the mutant plight forever… Si Spurrier and Lee Garbett launch a joyful, sexy series that will shake Nightcrawler to his foundations – and have a hell of a good time doing it!
AVENGERS INC. #1
(W) Al Ewing (A) Leonard Kirk (CA) Daniel Acuna
ACTION! MYSTERY! ADVENTURE! Her name is Janet Van Dyne. She’s a hero. She’s a celebrity. She’s hunting a killer. His name is Victor Shade. He’s a villain. He’s an enigma. He just got killed. And together, they’re out to solve every mystery in the Marvel Universe… starting with their own. AL EWING and LEONARD KIRK bring you a whole new style of Avenging – from a whole new style of Avengers…
CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
(W) J. Michael Straczynski (A/CA) Jesus Saiz
WHAT FUTURE AWAITS THE MAN OUT OF TIME? Decades ago, Steve Rogers changed the world forever. Now powerful and insidious forces are assembling to ensure he never does it again. Past, present and future collide as the man out of time reckons with an existential threat determined to set the world on a darker path at any cost… Esteemed creators J. Michael Straczynski (THOR, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Jesús Saiz (PUNISHER, DOCTOR STRANGE) embark on an exhilarating new journey for CAPTAIN AMERICA!
SILVER SURFER REBIRTH: LEGACY #1 (OF 5)
(W) Ron Marz (A/CA) Ron Lim
The Sentinel of the Spaceways has taken the son of Captain Mar-Vell, Genis, under his wing, but even the Power Cosmic can’t replace the love of a father! The Surfer knows something that might just be able to soothe a broken heart, but is it worth a clash with THE INFINITY WATCH? Beloved creators Ron Marz and Ron Lim return to a story from their celebrated run on Silver Surfer and they’re not the only time travelers…
SPINE-TINGLING SPIDER-MAN #0
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
THE MOST TERRIFYING SPIDER-MAN STORY EVER! Spider-Slayers and a Smythe. A song that, once heard, will not allow you to sleep. One of the worst threats to Aunt May you’ve ever experienced. FIRST TIME IN PRINT! Collecting the Infinity Comics series from the Marvel Unlimited app!
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #1
(W) Derek Landy (A) Fran Galan (CA) Corin Howell
AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE! In the shadows of black-and-white night, Jack Russell races to halt the sacrifice of a young girl at the hands of monsters. Elsa Bloodstone, in all her colorful monster-hunting glory, isn’t far behind. But can they put their differences aside long enough to save the day? And what would such a partnership even look like?
Graphic Novels & Collected Editions
EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE: BLEEDING EDGE TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Patrick Brown
Over the edge! Journey across the Spider-Verse once again with a spectacular mix of fan-favorite and all-new spider-heroes! Spider-Rex is back to face the Venomsaurus! But who is the Spider-Killer?! Only the scariest spider-character ever created! The all-singing, all-swinging sensation Spinstress croons her way into the biggest fight of her life! And the dark future of the Empire of the Spider, last seen in MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN, still needs a hero — and here comes Miles’ little sister, Billie Morales, all-grown up as Spider-Smasher! Plus: The amazing origin of the breakout character introduced in the pages of SPIDER-MAN #7 — make way for Spider-Boy! The return of Dream-Spider from DEADLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN! And what if the radioactive spider we all know and love had bitten… J. Jonah Jameson?!
Collecting EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE (2023) #1-4.
PLANET OF THE APES: FALL OF MAN TP
(W) DAVID F. WALKER (A) DAVE WACHTER (CA) JOSHUA CASSARA
One of the most beloved franchises in sci-fi history returns to Marvel Comics! It’s been years since the “simian flu” first spread. The ALZ-113 virus has rampaged across Earth — and while apes are flourishing, humanity is crumbling. As researchers hunt for a cure, a fanatical group of humans has their own solution: kill all apes! Peacekeeper Juliana Tobon is one of the few willing to stand against them, but the crisis is escalating — and soon apes will witness the true depths of human cruelty. But with groups of apes in Europe, Africa and Asia continuing to grow in intelligence and power, the threat of simian domination of Earth becomes increasingly possible. Can apes and humans ever coexist? Or will all hope of peace lead to a dead end strewn with blood and death?
Collecting PLANET OF THE APES (2023) #1-5.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1: GROOTFALL TP
(W) COLLIN KELLY & JACKSON LANZING (A) KEV WALKER (CA) MARCO CHECCHETTO
A Guardians story like no other! One year ago, the Guardians of the Galaxy were torn apart — their optimistic future shattered by the betrayal of one of their own. Now they ride the space lanes of a lawless corner of the galaxy, trying to outrun their tragedy. Can they forgive the failures of their past? Or will they fade into the dark, eternally unforgiven? Caught in the middle of a civil war, those who were once Guardians face a battle that was lost from the start. Because they’re about to find themselves face-to-face with their old ally Groot — and he’s not the friend they remember! Where Groot goes, Rocket won’t be far behind — but he’s not happy to see the Guardians! Where has he been all this time? What’s happened to him? And can the team ever recover?
Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2023) #1-5.
ECHO: THE SAGA OF MAYA LOPEZ TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Joe Quesada
The stunning and lushly illustrated debut of Marvel’s next screen sensation! She is Echo. A deaf young Native American woman with the uncanny ability to assimilate the skills of others by sight. Dancing, piano playing — even hand-to-hand combat! Though Maya Lopez and Matt Murdock meet as seemingly kindred souls, their secret identities are very much at odds. For Maya is seeking vengeance against her father’s killer — who the Kingpin claims is Daredevil! Can Matt clear his name before his new love becomes his executioner? With Echo’s entire history defined by her quest for justice and revenge, can she make sense of the world when everything she thought she knew is called into question? And will a vision quest help her pick up the pieces of her shattered life?
Collecting DAREDEVIL (1998) #9-15 and #51-55.
SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL MODERN ERA EPIC COLLECTION: ISN’T IT BROMANTIC TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Ed McGuinness
Spider-Man and Deadpool — teaming up?! That’s right — and the web-slinger and the Merc with a Mouth are the double act of your dreams! Legendary DEADPOOL creative team Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness reunite to make this team-up everything you ever hoped for. But will a fledgling friendship turn sour when Wade Wilson’s next target turns out to be…Peter Parker?! Someone is messing with our wascally wisecrackers, and they’ve blended the genes of our heroes to create one murderous, mixed-up miss named Itsy Bitsy. She’s Spidey and ’Pool’s “daughter” — and she has seriously creepy daddy issues! Plus: More big-name creators join the fun as Deadpool goes Hollywood, our duo shares a retro adventure, Wade & Peter meet Penn & Teller, and Spidey and ’Pool are the only ones who can save Christmas!
Collecting SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #1-14, #17-18 and #1.MU.
EXTREME VENOMVERSE TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
Face front, Venomaniacs! The Summer of Symbiotes is here, and you’re vacationing in the Venomverse — along with a host of brand-new and returning twists on your favorite Lethal Protector! Including a fresh spin on a timeless tale, starring Eddie Brock as…Spider-Man! A whole side of the Brock family tree you never thought you’d see! The Venom of 1602! The incredible L.M.V. — that’s Life-Model Venom, for short! Madame Venom of the Old West! The return of Venom: Spaceknight! Venom Noir! Plus: symbiote shenanigans starring the Black Cat and Jeff the Land Shark! And more varied and visceral versions of Venom! But don’t get too attached to any of them, because not every symbiote gets out alive!
Collecting EXTREME VENOMVERSE #1-5.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: COLD WAR AFTERMATH TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Gary Frank
The two Captains America return home to mourn their fallen. Back in Harlem with battle scars and a renewed sense of focus, Sam Wilson sets out to forge a new path — with Misty Knight by his side and a new shield in his hand! Meanwhile, Steve Rogers makes a final stand against the Outer Circle! Using information gathered from friends on the inside, Cap sets his sights on releasing the world from the Outer Circle’s influence and ending the Century Game for good! Plus: A bold new direction for Sharon Carter! And in honor of 750 issues of CAPTAIN AMERICA, fan-favorite writers and superstar artists spin timeless tales of the Sentinel of Liberty!
Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH #14, CAPTAIN AMERICA (2023) #750 and CAPTAIN AMERICA: FINALE.
SPIDER-GWEN: SHADOW CLONES TP
(W) Emily Kim (A) Kei Zama (CA) David Nakayama
Ghost-Spider faces her own clone saga! Gwen Stacy comes face to face with some of the deadliest Spider-Man villains of all — including Doctor Octopus, Sandman and the Vulture! But wait — why do they all look like Gwen?! And what do these hybrid clones all want with the original? Luckily, with Reed Richards’ help, Gwen is about to get some answers! Unluckily, the clones just keep on coming! Even worse, a mastermind is lurking in the shadows, just waiting to strike! But who could hate Gwen Stacy — all Gwen Stacys — this much? And how will their quest for vengeance threaten the entire Multiverse? Don’t miss this pivotal chapter in the ever-surprising life of Ghost-Spider!
Collecting SPIDER-GWEN: SHADOW CLONES #1-5.
COSMIC GHOST RIDER: DUEL IDENTITY TP
(W) Stephanie Phillips (A) Juann Cabal & Jonas Scharf (CA) Valerio Giangiordano
Brace yourself for a burning-skulled battle royale! In a far-flung corner of deep space, the ancient Frank Castle has eked out a quiet life — his days as the Cosmic Ghost Rider finally behind him. But across the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. And his name is…Cosmic Ghost Rider?! When Frank’s peaceful existence is shattered, he must suit up once more and face his most savage enemy yet: himself! Elsewhere, another formidable adversary awaits — but which Ghost Rider will the mighty Valkyrie be facing?! As the mystery deepens, the two Cosmic Spirits of Vengeance draw closer to one another for a final confrontation in the depths of space. But first, they both must survive the bevy of bounty hunters, heroes and villains in hot pursuit!
Collecting COSMIC GHOST RIDER (2023) #1-5.
WARLOCK: REBIRTH TP
(W) RON MARZ (A/CA) RON LIM
An untold take of Adam Warlock and the Infinity Watch! Ron Marz and Ron Lim return to the world of Adam Warlock to tell a flashback tale set in the wake of the classic cosmic epic INFINITY GAUNTLET! Adam was created to be the perfect human specimen. Since then, he has gone on to be a cosmic savior, defending the galaxy from the likes of Thanos and the Magus. But what will happen when the next evolution of Warlock emerges? Someone stronger, faster and smarter than Adam? Adam has been stripped of his Infinity Gem, and its new bearer calls herself Eve! With Adam rendered comatose, his allies – Gamora, Pip the Troll and Genis-Vell – seek the aid of Doctor Strange! But can the Sorcerer Supreme help Adam find his way out of Soul World? Or will Eve reign supreme as the new Warlock of the cosmos?
Collecting WARLOCK: REBIRTH #1-5.
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Ruairi Coleman & Alex Lins (CA) Pere Pérez
Hellcat is back! Patsy is living in San Francisco – in a house haunted by the ghost of her mother. But when someone close to her best frenemy Hedy is murdered, Hellcat is the prime suspect! Patsy must prove her innocence while evading both the police and the supernatural Sleepwalkers. But how does her demonic ex, Daimon Hellstrom, figure into all of this?! As Patsy’s investigation continues, she uncovers even more bizarre layers to the crime – and a far greater evil than she could have ever imagined lurking in the shadows! Things are about to go from bad to hellish for Hellcat – literally! With her very humanity at stake, can Patsy overcome the powers of darkness that have been unleashed?
Collecting IRON MAN/HELLCAT ANNUAL #1 and HELLCAT (2023) #1-5.
HALLOWS’ EVE TP
(W) Erica Schultz (A/CA) Michael Dowling
The masked sensation Hallows’ Eve gets her own series! Spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and the epic “Dark Web” storyline, Janine Godbe has a bag of super-powered disguises and a chip on her shoulder. Each mask gives her different monstrous powers – ghosts, vampires, werewolves and so many more. But is she a monster herself? Or is she just misunderstood? Janine soon finds herself on the run from the police, but there’s someone else after her, too – because like most of her life, every step forward for Hallows’ Eve leads to five steps back. And waiting there is Spider-Man! Janine must return to the place where it all began: the Beyond Corporation. And Maxine Danger will put her in her toughest spot yet. Can Hallows’ Eve survive to rescue her love Ben Reilly, A.K.A. Chasm, from his prison cell?
Collecting HALLOWS’ EVE #1-5.
STAR WARS: SCOUNDRELS, REBELS AND THE EMPIRE TP
(W/A) Various (CA) Ryan Brown
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi! Presenting stories spotlighting major players on both sides of the conflict — and those scoundrels who straddle the line! Someone is plotting to overthrow Jabba the Hutt! On the forest moon of Endor, Ewoks share tales of triumph, defeat…and horror! Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca find themselves on a high-stakes mission! One lowly technician must figure out how to survive under the Empire’s control! Admiral Ackbar teams with Poe Dameron’s parents, Shara Bey and Kes Dameron, to save Mon Mothma’s life! And Max Rebo and his band have big plans! Plus: the full story of Return of the Jedi retold in Chris Sprouse’s dynamic variant covers!
Collecting STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI — JABBA’S PALACE, EWOKS, LANDO, THE EMPIRE, THE REBELLION and MAX REBO.
THOR BY STRACZYNSKI & GILLEN OMNIBUS HC
(W/A) Various (CA) Olivier Coipel
Witness the return of Thor in a story only author J. Michael Straczynski could tell! Resurrected after breaking the endless cycle of Ragnarok, the Asgardian God of Thunder is reunited with the mortal form of Dr. Don Blake. Together, they must reckon with the legacy of Thor’s mythic Norse kingdom and the rebirth of its immortal heroes — on Earth! How will Broxton, Oklahoma, react to the Norse gods’ arrival?! Then, writer Kieron Gillen takes up the hammer and reveals just how intricately Loki has been scheming all along! But when the Trickster’s plans spiral out of control — culminating in the Siege of Asgard and the return of an ancient evil — it’s up to Thor and his fellow Asgardians to save two realms!
Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1998) #536-537, THOR (2007) #1-12 and #600-614, THOR ANNUAL (2009) #1, THOR GIANT-SIZE FINALE, SIEGE (2010) #1-4 and #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT, SIEGE: LOKI, NEW MUTANTS (2009) #11, SECRET INVASION AFTERMATH: BETA RAY BILL — THE GREEN OF EDEN, BETA RAY BILL: GODHUNTER #1-3, and material from DARK REIGN: THE CABAL ONE-SHOT.
ROM: THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
(W/A) Various (CA) Frank Miller
COLLECTED FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!
He strikes from outer space…and nothing can stop him! Marvel Comics is proud to present the iconic early adventures of the greatest of Spaceknights — Rom! Centuries ago, Rom pledged his life to protect his planet, Galador, from the evil Dire Wraiths. Now, Rom has tracked these vile creatures across the cosmos to Earth, where they have infiltrated the highest levels of power — including S.H.I.E.L.D. itself! Armed with his energy analyzer, only Rom can see the Wraiths’ true form — and with his neutralizer, he can blast them into Limbo! But what will Earth make of this armored invader? Will Rom’s quest be aided or hindered by encounters with the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Jack of Hearts, Nova, and Power Man and Iron Fist? And when Galactus targets Galador, can Rom and his fellow Spaceknights save their homeworld from destruction?
Collecting ROM (1979) #1-29 and POWER MAN AND IRON FIST (1978) #73.
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