Yes, after being in charge of Green Lantern for nearly a decade, revitalizing the title, and adding more to the DC universe mythos than anybody besides Jack Kirby, Geoff Johns has penned his final issue. Plus Godzilla, sex, a sword-wielding Little Red Riding Hood and more, all in this week’s comics!
• Akaneiro #1: American McGee transplants Little Red Riding Hood into Japanese mythology to fight the yokai who would conquer the world of the living. What big eyes you have, obaa-san!
• The Deep Sea: This one-shot follows the recovery of a deep-sea vessel lost 55 years ago — and the horrors of the abyss that come with it.
• Other releases: Dark Horse Presents #24, House of Gold and Bones #2, Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells a Rat, Massive #12, Mind Mgmt #11, Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan #5, Star Wars: Legacy #3.
• The Green Team #1: The richest kids in the DC universe use their money to make the world a better — and cooler — place. Check out our 5-page preview here!
• Green Lantern #20: Geoff John’s giant-sized finale issue, in which Hal and the rest of the Lanterns battle the First Lantern for the fate of the universe.
• Justice League #20: The prologue to the Trinity War continues as the secrets of Pandora’s box may destroy Superman and Wonder Woman’s relationship.
• All Star Western #20: Booster Gold stops by old Gotham to make serious trouble for Jonah Hex.
• Other releases: Aquaman #20, Arrow #7, Batman Beyond Unlimited #16, Batman Inc. #11, Batman: Lil’ Gotham #2, Batman: The Dark Night #20, The Flash #20, Fury of Firestorm #20, Green Lantern: New Guardians #20, Justice League Dark #20, Red Lanterns #20, Savage Hawkman #20, Superman #20, Talon #8, Teen Titans #20, The Unwritten #49.
• Half Past Danger #1: A staff sergeant crashes on a remote Pacific island in 1943, and discovers dinosaurs, dames, and a whole lotta danger.
• Star Trek #21: Continuing directly from the movie, as Kirk and the Enterprise begin their five-year mission!
• Other releases: Doctor Who Vol. 3 #9, Ghostbusters #4, G.I. Joe: Cobra Files #2, Judge Dredd #7, Kiss Solo #3: The Celestial, TMNT Villain Microseries #2: Baxter Stockman, Transformers: Robots in Disguise #17, True Blood #13.
• Bounce #1: Jasper Jenkins is an easy-going guy with a solid relationship, a decent job, a recreational drug habit, and super-powers.
• Sex #3: The hit adult comic continues, as former (celibate) superhero Simon Cooke explores the seedy, sticky underbelly of Saturn City.
• Other releases: Activity #13, Dia de los Muertos #3, Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray #3, Miniature Universe #2, Nowhere Men #5, Revival #10.
• Journey Into Mystery #652: The return of Beta Ray Bill. ‘Nuff said.
• Fearless Defenders #4.1: An alternate universe story which actually reveals the connection between Warrior Woman and Caroline LeFay in the regular Marvel universe. Weird.
• Superior Spider-Man #10: The Green Goblin returns, but where is Spider-Man?
• Uncanny X-Men #6: The X-Men take on the all-new Dormammu.
• Other releases: A Plus X #8, Avengers #12, Daredevil #26, Deadpool #10, Fantastic Four #8, Iron Man #258.3, Powers Bureau #4, Scarlet Spider #17, Ultimate Comics Wolverine #4, Ultimate Spider-Man #14, Uncanny Avengers #8, X-Men Legacy #11, Young Avengers #5.
• Accelerators #1, Adventure Time #16, Anti #4, Crossed Badlands #28, Damsels #7, Dark Shadows Year One #2, Double Jumpers #4, Gold Digger #200, Hellraiser: Dark Watch #4, Jirni #2, Masks #7, Occupy Comics #1, Red Sonja #75, Sixth Sun #31, Solid State Tank Girl #1, Wasteland #45, Xenoglyphs #2.
Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers
• Demon Knights Vol. 2: The Avalon Trap: Etrigan and Madame Xanadu’s relatonship is revealed as the Knights head to Avalon to resurrect Merlin.
• Other releases: Grifter Vol. 2: New Found Power.
• Godzilla: Half- Century War: A lieutenant in Japan’s Self-Defense Forces is there when Godzilla appears in 1954, who then chases the monster for 50 years.
• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Works Vol. 1: the first seven issues of the original TMNT comic, collected in color and in hardcover!
• Other releases: Borderlands Origins, Chasing the Dead, G.I. Joe: Cobra Command, Star Trek John Byrne Collection, Torpedo Vol. 3.
• Artifacts Vol. 5: A former priest holds an artifact named the Rapture in his hands, as well as the fate of every single being in the entire universe.
• A Plus X Vol. 1: A Equals Awesome: WWII Cap teams up with Cable, Iron Fist teams up with Doop, Loki teams up with Mr. Sinister, and more. “Awesome” about covers it.
• Journey Into Mystery Vol. 1: Stronger Than Monsters: Thor’s leading lady Sif defends Asgard and Midgard, but with an ancient version of the Berzerker spell, she might be more dangerous than the monsters she fights.
• Wolverine: The Best There Is: A virologist is determined to see how far Wolverine’s healing powers will go, and will stop and nothing to find out — and nothing includes vampires, gods, and lunatics.
• Other releases: Cable and X-Force Classic Vol. 1, FF Vol. 4, Marvel Masterworks Fantastic Four Vol. 9, Secret Avengers Vol. 2, Uncanny X-Men Vol. 4.
• A Ninja Named Stan, Antares Vol. 1 Episode 1, Black List, Booyah, Flash Gordon Vol. 1: Zeitgeist, My Dirty Dumb Eyes, Patricia Briggs’ Cry Wolf Vol. 3, Property, Rocky & Hudson: Gay Cowboys, Saturn Apartments Vol. 7, School Bites: Independent Studies, Scott Pilgrim Color Vol. 3, Space Hustlers, Sunny Vol. 1, Victorian Secret, Wally Wood’s Eerie Takes of Crime and Horror, Zombies Calling.
As usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here.