What first issues are in stores on the Fourth of July? Another Before Watchmen miniseries — Ozymandias, this time by Len Wein and Jae Lee. Other debuts tomorrow include DC Comics' new He-Man series, Zak Penn's superhero book Hero Worship, Joe Hill's The Cape: 1969, and Steve Gerber's final Man-Thing story in the Infernal Man-Thing one-shot.
There are new issues of Mind MGMT, Orchid (interview with series author Tom Morello here), Action Comics, Animal Man, Dial H (preview here), Earth 2 (interview about that here), Sweet Tooth, The Boys, and Avengers Vs. X-Men.
As far as graphic novels go, there's the Geoff Johns-penned Batman: Earth One, which sees an alternate universe Bruce Wayne at the beginning of his career, assisted by an ex-Special Forces Alfred Pennyworth. Other books out include Mike Norton's Battlepug...
The epic tale of blood and drool begins here! Join Molly and her dogs Mingo and Colfax, as she recounts the legend of 'The Warrior and the Battlepug'-a tale of a fearless barbarian, his trusty and freakishly large pug, and evil baby harp seals.
...Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 - Volume 1 , and the seventeenth collection of Fables. Indie comics fans can also look out for Jaime Hernandez's family superhero saga God And Science: Return Of The Ti-Girls and Ed Piskor's real-life hacker tale Wizzywig.