Those people jonesing for the original, non-Dr. Octopus-inhabited Spider-Man will have a good day tomorrow, as The Amazing Spider-Man #700.1 hits comic store shelves tomorrow. It's set before the switch, so it's not technically in modern continuity, but at least Peter Parker will be webslinging across New York City in his one body for the first time in a year. Plus dogs of the apocalypse, the Terminator finale, and more!
• Terminator: Salvation: The Final Battle #1: J. Michael Straczynski begins the 12-issue finale to the great machine war, and the fate of both Skynet and John Connor.
• Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #3: Women behind bars… in space.
• Other releases: Catalyst Comix #6, Hellboy in Hell #5, The Occultist #3, The Star Wars #4, Victories #7.
• Acton Comics: Superman gets between a giant monster and his ex-girlfriend Lana Lang in Greg Pak's already action-packed run.
• Earth 2 #18: Superman is now Darkseid's minion, while Batman has returned from the dead — but who's really wearing the cowl?
• Watchmen #1: Get the very first issue of Alan Moore's masterpiece for $1.
• Other releases: Action Comics #26, Batman/Superman #2, Batwing #26, DC Vs. Masters of the Universe #3, Detective Comics #26, Fairest #21, Green Arrow #26, Green Lantern #26, Hinterkind #3, The Movement #7, The Phantom Stranger #14, Stormwatch #26, Swamp Thing #26, Trillium #5.
• Deadworld: Restoration #1: The humans flee for New Washington, while half-human half-zombie Donna leads the undead.
• Dinosaurs Attack #5: Humanity makes its final stand against Dr. Thorne's legion of resurrected dinosaurs.
• Other releases: Doctor Who #16, GI Joe: A Real American Hero #197, Judge Dredd #14, Judge Dredd Classics #6, Star Trek: Khan #3, TMNT Villains #8: Shredder, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye #24, Triple Helix #3.
• Carbon Grey Vol. 3 #1: The final chapter of the fantasy epic begins.
• Velvet #2: The super-spy must learn what got Agent 14 murdered while on the run from her own agency.
• Other releases: Burn the Orphanage: Born to Lose #2, Elephantmen #52, Great Pacific #12, Invincible Universe #8, Jupiter's Legacy Studio Edition #1, Prophet #41, Reality Check #4, Spawn #238, Think Tank #11.
• The Amazing Spider-Man #700.1: You know, when I said "Peter Parkers is back.' Nuff said." up in the article title, that clearly wasn't enough said. There was obviously more to say there, because I had to say it in the intro paragraph. My apologies for that.
• Inhumanity #1: The Avengers face Karnak, who knows the secret origin of the Inhumans.
• Avengers Annual 2013 #1: Cap has solo Avengers Tower duty when a new foe named Zamira turns the building's defenses against him.
• Other releases: Amazing X-Men #2, Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #2, Daredevil: Dark Nights #7, Deadpool #20, Fantomex Max #3, The Fearless Defenders #12, Guardians of the Galaxy #9, Indestructible Hulk Annual #1, Iron Man #19, Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe #3, Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #3, Marvel Knights: X-Men #2, Painkiller Jane: The Price of Freedom #2, Secret Avengers #12, Superior Spider-Man #23, Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #7, X-Men: Legacy #21, Young Avengers #13.
• Absolution Happy Kitty Special #1: How one young Japanese schoolgirl became the most ruthless assassin in Japan.
• Red Rover Charlie #1: Three dogs wander the human-less post-apocalyptic earth in this new story by Garth Ennis.
• Other releases: Archie #650, Ash and the Army of Darkness #2, Battlestar Galactica #6, Bettie Page in Danger #10, The Bionic Man #26, The Black Bat #7, Cavewoman: Sea Monsters, Ehmm Theory #4, The Fox #2, Grimm Fairy Tales: Realm of the Knights #4, Grimm Fairy Tales: Wonderland #18, God Is Dead #4, Hawken Melee #1, Herobear and the Kid: Inheritance #5, Hit List #3, Jack the Lantern #0, Legends of Red Sonja #2, The Lone Ranger #20, Lords of Mars #5, The Mocking Dead #4, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard #2, Noir #2, Pirate Eye: Iron Bars & Wretched Tales, Princeless Encore Edition #1, Quantum & Woody #6, Regular Show #7, Robocop: the Last Stand #5, The Shadow Now #3, Shadowman #13, Six Gun Gorilla #6, Steam Wars #3, Steampunk Snow White, Suicide Risk #8, Westward #6.
Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers
• To Hell You Ride: When four warriors' burial ground is disturbed by greedy miners, they unleash a flesh-melting curse upon the town.
• CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges & Best Practices: A variety of experts give this overview of the American and Japanese manga industry — an invaluable resource for libraries, booksellers and fans.
• The Savage Hawkman Vol. 2: Wanted: Hawkman may finally learn his true origin… if he can survive a bevy of assassins first.
• Other releases: Gears of War Book 3, Green Lantern Corps Vol. 3: Willpower, Green Lantern Corps. Vol. 2: Alpha War, Nightwing Vol. 3: Death of the Family.
• Fever Ridge: MacArthur's Jungle War Vol. 1: The tale of the Marines who fought their way from Guadalcanal to Okinawa during World War II.
• Dungeons & Dragons: Cutter: Two half-Drow siblings fight to be their father's heir and the legendary sword Cutter.
• Other releases: Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms, GI Joe: A Real American Hero Vol. 8, Transformers: Robots in Disguise Vol. 5.
• Ghosted Vol. 1: The world's greatest thief is given the world's hardest task — stealing a ghost from a haunted house.
• Other releases: Miniature Jesus, Storm Dogs Vol. 1.
• Avengers: The Enemy Within: Captain Marvel has a brain tumor, and it may be causing her to somehow bring her fiercest foes to life. But how can she fight her own mind?
• Star-Lord: Worlds on the Brink: A collection of Star-Lord's cosmic adventures from the '70s.
• Deadpool Kills Deadpool: Deadpool takes out all the other Deadpools of the multiverse in this final chapter to the Deadpool "Killogy."
• Other releases: Fantastic Four by John Byrne Omnibus Vol. 2, Iron Man Vol. 3: The Secret Origin of Tony Stark Book 2, Nova Classics Vol. 2, Thor by Walter Simonson Vol. 3, Wolverine by Jason Aaron Complete Collection Vol. 1.
• Black Is the Color: A shipwrecked sailor faces his death as well as a cruel but seductive mermaid in this haunting tale by Julia Gfrorer.
• Rainbow in the Dark: The Complete Series: A young girl gets caught in the middle in the war between the worlds of color and the world of gray, but she's the only person who knows the war is even happening.
• The Encyclopedia of Early Earth: True historical facts mix with fiction adventures in Isabel Greenberg's acclaimed graphic novel.
• Other releases: Adventure Time Vol. 2: Pixel Princesses, Alice Loves Fables: Toy Box, Archer & Armstrong Vol. 3: Far Faraway, Blake & Mortimer Vol. 16, Brenda Starr: The Complete Pre-Code Comics Vol. 1, Brooklyn Quesadillas, Captain Easy Vol. 3: Soldier of Fortune, Couch Tag, Crusade Vol. 2, Dance in the Vampire Bund: Memories of Sledge Hammer Vol. 1, Demon Love Spell Vol. 5, Dengeki Daisy Vol. 13, Dracula Everlasting Vol. 3, The Eye of the World Vol. 4, Fairy Tail Vol. 13, Geronimo Stilton Vol. 13, Grimm Fairy Tales: Neverland, Girl Genius Vol. 5: Clockwork Princess, Grimm Fairy Tales: Different Seasons Vol. 3, The Guy Who Floats, Happy Marriage Vol. 3, Hunter X Hunter Vol. 31, Mermin Vol. 2, Moon Lake Vol. 2, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vol. 2, Nazi Zombies, Numbercruncher, One Piece Vol. 69, Power Rangers Megaforce Vol. 4, R.I.P. Vol. 2: Angels and Demons, Sacred Blacksmith Vol. 3, Skip Beat Vol. 32, Slam Dunk Vol. 31, The Spider: Master of Men, This Is Hollywood, Thorgal Vol. 13: Ogotais Crown, Yumiko: Curse of the Merch Girl.