J. Michael Straczynski's first full-time job writing in TV was on the 1980s Twilight Zone reboot. Now his newest comic job is writing the Twilight Zone comic reboot. Wacky! Plus, dead kids solving crimes, a very unique vampire hunter and the Defenders of the Earth go steampunk in the last comics of 2013!

New Issues

Dark Horse:

  • The Star Wars #0: Behind the scenes and the designs of Dark Horse's adaptation of George Lucas' vastly different first draft of Star Wars.
  • Baltimore: Chapel of Bones #1: Mike Mignola's Baltimore finally squares off against the man that destroyed his life.
  • Bad Blood #1: A man discovers is blood is poison to vampires, and uses his gift to become a vampire hunter.
  • Other releases: Catalyst Comix #7, Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #4, Juice Squeezers #1, The Occultist #4, Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #2, The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #6, Victories #8.
  • Dead Boy Detectives #1: The undead lads of Sandman return to St. Hilarion's private school to protect a young girl and perhaps even solve their own murders.
  • Forever Evil: Argus #3: Wonder Woman's lasso may be the key to the Justice League's return, but Cheetah has it.
  • The Flash #26: The Flash tries to figure out how to catch a criminal in a plane.
  • Other releases: Adventures of Superman #8, All Star Western #26, Aquaman #26, Batman: The Dark Knight #26, Batwoman #26, Beware the Batman #3, Catwoman #26, Damian: Son of Batman #3, Fables #136, The Green Team: Teen Trillionaires #9, Injustice: Gods Among Us #12, Justice League Dark #26, Larfleeze #6, Red Lanterns #26, Superman Unchained #5, Talon #14, Teen Titans #26, Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril #6.
  • GI Joe #12: The Baroness reveals the secret history of COBRA and its many commanders.
  • Other releases: Deadworld: Restoration #2, Judge Dredd Classics #7, Sinister Dexter #2, Thunder Agents #5.
  • Sin Boldly: Dawn's Joseph Michael Lisner returns for two tales about very bad girls.
  • Other releases: Artifacts #12, Clone #13, Manhattan Projects #17, Rocket Girl #3, Todd The Ugliest Kid on Earth #8.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #10: Gamora and Angela spend some quality time together by hunting bad guys.
  • Other releases: New Avengers #13.1, Savage Wolverine #13, The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #7.



  • Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #1: Vampirella, the Green Hornet, The Phantom and Flash Gordon all meet in this new "elseworlds" story written by Fables' Bill Willingham.
  • The Twilight Zone #1: A Wall Street investor who destroyed the economy uses his wealth to get a new life, but the mysterious company who helps him disappear may want more than his money.
  • Revelations #1: A London detective must battle conspiracy and corruption to investigate the murder of a prominent priest in Rome.
  • Other releases: Atomic Robo: Savage Sword of Dr. Dinosaur #4, Death Sentence #4, Executive Assistant Assassins #17, Grimm Fairy Tales #92, Grimm Fairy Tales: Oz #5, Grimm Fairy Tales: Quest #2, Hawken: Melee #3, Honey West and T.H.E. Cat #2, Jennifer Blood #34, Knights of the Dinner Table #204, Lil' Ernie #1, Mercy Sparx #3, Soulfire #2, Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose #83, Vampirella: Southern Gothic #4.

Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers

Dark Horse:

  • Pariah: A group of living superweapons are branded terrorists and marooned on a satellite; now they must work together to return home.
  • Other releases: Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Vol. 1.
  • Batman/Judge Dredd: The protectors of Gotham City and Mega-City One fight alien gladiators, Batman's rogues gallery, and each other.
  • Other releases: Batman: Arkham Unhinged Vols. 2-3, Hellblazer Vol. 7: Tainted Love, Superboy Vol. 3: Lost, Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 8.



  • Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time: Eleven incarnations of the Doctor, but one epic adventure.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Vol. 3: " The secret history of Shining Armor and Princess Cadence's love!"
  • Other releases: Doctor Who Vol. 3: Dead Man's Hand, Judge Dredd Vol. 3, Star Trek: Where No Man Has Gone Before, TMNT Animated Vol. 3, Transformers: Regeneration One Vol. 3, Zombies Vs. Robots: This Means War.
  • Avengers AI Vol. 1: Human After All: Hank Pym leads a group of the Marvel universe's most heroic robots to save the future.
  • Other releases: West Coast Avengers: Sins of the Past, Deadpool by Joe Kelly Omnibus, Iron Man: Extremis Novel, New Avengers Vol. 2: Infinity.
  • ABC Warriors Return to Earth, Antares Vol. 4: Episode 4, Celebrated Summer, Crusade Vol. 3: Master of Machines, District 14: Season 2, Doctor Who: Chains of Olympus, Doctor Who: Hunter of the Burning Stone, Fifth Essence Part 2: Planet Difool, Graphic Canon Vols. 1-3 Box Set, Lady S Vol. 2, Largo Winch Vols. 10-11, The Lone Ranger Chronicles, Lucky Luke Vol. 41: Daily Star, Samson the Nazirite, Shadowman Vol. 3: Deadside Blues, The Pack, Thorgal Vol. 14: Giants, X-O Manowar Vol. 4: Homecoming.

As usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here.