Why, he's the new Green Lantern of Sector 2813, according to Smallville Season 11: Lantern #1! But how can Clark balance his duties as Superman with being a Lantern? Plus a brand-new Ultimate Fantastic Four debuts, Kurt Cobain's alien obsession and more, in this week's comics!
• The Star Wars #7: General Skywalker, Annikin Starkiller, and Han Solo take the fight to the Empire.
• Other releases: BPRD: Hell on Earth #118, Dark Horse Presents #35, Ghost #3, Skyman #4, Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadow #5, White Suits #3.
• Smallville Season 11: Lantern #1: The power ring of 2813 is called back into service, and discovers the last living Kryptonian worthy of it — on Earth.
• Sinestro #1: Green Lantern's fiercest foe headlines his own comic. After losing everything he holds dear, Sinestro tries to take back the Corps that bears his name.
• Other releases: American Vampire: Second Cycle #2, Batman #30, Batman and Wonder Woman #30, Batman Eternal #2, Batwoman #30, Green Lantern: New Guardians #30, Harley Quinn #5, Justice League #29, Red Hood and the Outlaws #30, Supergirl #30, Trinity of Sin: Pandora #10, The Unwritten: Apocalypse #4, Wonder Woman #20.
• Star Mage #1: A young boy is the magical key to an intergalactic war between two races of necromancers.
• Transformers: Windblade: The origin of the mysterious new Transformers is revealed.
• Other releases: The Crow: Pestilence #2, Frankenstein Alive Alive #3, Haunted Horror #10, Star Slammers Remastered #2, Thunder Agents #7, The X-Files Annual 2014.
• Genesis: A man discovers he has the ability to create anything he can imagination, and learns it isn't a power, but a curse.
• Other releases: A Voice in the Dark #6, Five Weapons #8, The Mercenary Sea #3, Minimum Wage #4, Morning Glories #38, Shotgun Wedding #3, Stray Bullets: The Killers #2, Witchblade #174.
• Ultimate FF #1: The world's greatest minds – Sue Storm, Tony Stark, Sam Wilson and Machine Man — work together to save the Ultimate universe from crumbling apart after Galactus' attack.
• Hulk #1: Bruce Banner is about to die, and the Hulk plans his vengeance.
• Other releases: Amazing X-Men #6, Deadpool Vs. Carnage #2, Ms. Marvel #3, Nova #16, The Superior Spider-Man #31, Thor: God of Thunder #21, Uncanny X-Men #20, What If? Age of Ultron #3, The Winter Soldier: Bitter March #3, Wolverine #4, Wolverine and the X-Men #3, X-Force #3, X-Men #13.
• Translucid #1: When a superhero's archenemy feels his nemesis is losing his moral compass, he investigates to determine what the problem may be.
• Sheena #1: The Queen of the Jungle returns! You know, the one who isn't Shanna, Jana, Judy, Jun-Gal, Lorna, or one of the others.
• Captain Action Cat #1: The Silver Age and the Aw Yeah Age clash as Action Cat and Evil Cat meet Captain Action Cat and Doctor Evil Cat.
• Other releases: A Piggy's Tale #1, Adventure Time #27, All New Executive Assistant Iris #4, All New Fathom #6, Ana Alexander Porcelain, Archie #654, Auteur #2, Bad Ass #4, Curse #4, GFT: Gostorm: Hercules Payne #1, GFT: Inferno: Age of Darkness, GFT: Neverland: Age of Darkness #2, Ghost Wolf #1, God Is Dead #11, Knights of the Dinner Table #207, Mega Man #25, Men of Mystery #92, Mercenary Pig #1, Red Rover Charlie #5, San Hannibal #1, The Simpsons Comics #211, The Six Million Dollar Man: Season 6 #2, Solar: Man of the Atom #1, Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose #85, Time Lincoln: Continental, Warlord of Mars #100, Wasteland #53, X-O Manowar #24.
Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers
• Trekker: Train to Avalon Bay: Bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair's badly needed vacation is interrupted by armed goons.
• Star Wars Vol. 2: From the Ruins of Alderaan: Leia sends Luke and Wedge to get captured by the Empire for a dangerous covert operation.
• Other releases: BPRD: Hell on Earth Vol. 8, Brain Boy Vol. 1: Psy Vs. Psy, The Chronicles of Conan Vol. 26: Legion of the Dead, Crime Does Not Pay Archives Vol. 7, Ghost Omnibus Vol. 5.
• Daytripper: Deluxe Edition: Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá's acclaimed comic examines the entire existence of aspiring writer Brás de Oliva Domingos.
• Other releases: Adventures of Superman Vol. 1, Final Crisis: New Edition, The Joker: Death of the Family, Justice League of America Omnibus Vol. 1.
• Transformers: Dark Cybertron Vol. 1: Shockwave's million-year-long plan to destroy the Autobots and the Decepticons alike is put into motion.
• Other releases: 24 Omnibus, Ghostbusters Vol. 7: Happy Horror Days, Godzilla: History's Greatest Monster, Godzilla: Rulers of the Earth Vol. 2, The Powerpuff Girls Vol. 1, Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies 1961-63.
• Sex Criminals Vol. 1: Two people discover they can stop time when they have sex and immediately use their powers to rob banks.
• Other releases: The Art of Millarworld.
• Uncanny X-Men Omnibus Vol. 2: The ultimate collection of Chris Claremont's legendary run, including the Phoenix Saga and Days of Future Past.
• Other releases: Daredevil by Mark Waid Vol. 7, Spider-Man: The Newspaper Strips Vol. 1, Superior Spider-Man Vol. 5: Superior Venom, Thor Epic Collection: Kingdom Lost.
• Doctor Grodbort Presents: Triumph: "In his third book from the universe of Dr Grordbort, master illustrator and story-teller Greg Broadmore chronicles the interplanetary misadventures of Lord Cockswain as he enforces earth justice on the belligerent savages of our solar system using excessive violence, bad language and good old-fashioned rayguns."
• Gaijin: American Prisoner of War: A harrowing, historical account of a Japanese-American boy's life in the U.S. internment camps during World War II.
• Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien: When he was young, Kurt Cobain truly believed he was an alien who would eventually be rescued by his real parents. This Italian biography of Cobain's childhood shows how music and friendship changed his life.
• Other releases: Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts Vol. 1, Afterschool Charisma Vol. 9, Alive, Ariol Vol. 4: Beautiful Cow, Bart Simpson to the Rescue, Dinosaurs Vol. 2: Allosaurus, Dorohedoro vol. 12, Fairy Tail Vol. 37, Family Ties, GFT: Tales from Oz Vol. 1, Missions of Love Vol. 7, No. 6 Vol. 6, Operation Margarine, Rachel Rising Vol. 4: Winter Graves, Regular Show Vol. 1, Sunny Vol. 3, Thea Stilton Vol. 3: Viking Ship, Wolfsmund Vol. 4.