Sure, Hank Pym and Scott Lang make all that shrinking look fun, but as you can see in this week’s adaptation of the Richard Matheson classic The Shrinking Man, it can be pretty petrifying. But that’s not all in this week’s new comics—Bruce Timm writes Superman! Hacktivists! Zombie Soldiers! And more!

Dark Horse

Single Issues

  • Lobster Johnson: A Chain Forged In Life - Santa’s been kidnapped! After witnessing a murder, Jolly Old Saint Nick is in need of rescuing—and only Lobster can save both him and Christmas! Written By: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi Artists: Troy Nixey, Kevin Nowlan

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Trade Paperbacks

  • Oh My Goddess! Volume One - A heavenly goddess comes to grant a single wish to Keiichi Morisato, but when he wishes that she stays with him forever, wacky hijinks ensue. Written By: Kosuke Fujishima Artist: Kosuke Fujishima

DC Comics

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Single Issues

  • Deathstroke Annual #1 - Slade Wilson has found a powerful new weapon, and he’s using to carve his way through supernatural forces. But will Superman and Wonder Woman help him, or stand against him? Written By: Tony S. Daniel, James Bonny Artist: Tyler Kirkham
  • Gotham By Midnight Annual #1 - The Gentlemen Ghost is wrapped up in a centuries-old mystery. Written By: Ray Fawkes Artist: Christian Duce
  • Justice League: Gods and Monsters - Superman #1 - Set before the events of Bruce Timm’s upcoming animated feature, following the origins of a Superman who is the son of Zod, and is raised on Earth by downtrodden immigrant farmers. Written By: J. M. DeMatteis, Bruce Timm Artist: Moritat
  • Lobo #1 - Lobo takes the fight to the one entity that might be able to stop him: The Sinestro corps! Written By: Cullen Bunn Artist: Robson Rocha

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  • Swamp Thing: The Root of All Evil - Alec Holland awakes from a coma in a South African hospital, but memories of a shambling swamp creature haunt him. Written By: Grant Morrison, Mark Millar Artists: Phil Hester, Kim DeMulder

IDW

Single Issues

  • The Shrinking Man #1 - An encounter with strange radioactive mist starts shrinking Scott Carey 1/7th of an inch every day until he is impossibly tiny, in this adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 50’s sci-fi classic novel. Written By: Ted Adams Artist: Mark Torres

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Marvel

Trade Paperbacks

  • Ultimate Spider-Man: Book One - Peter Parker is dead, and Spider-Man is no more. Or is he? Miles Morales discovers he too has arachnid powers, and takes on the mantle of Spider-Man, and Peter’s legacy, for himself!. Written By: Brian Michael Bendis Artists: Sara Pichelli & Various

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Others

Single Issues

  • Hacktivist, Volume 2 #1 (Boom!) - Nate Graft’s life was turned upside down with the death of his best friend six months ago, but now he’s the head of the U.S’ chief cyber operations force—until a Hacker using his old username strikes out at Nate and the Government seeking answers from Nate’s troubled past. Written By: Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing Artist: Marcus To

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Graphic Novels And Collections

Graphic Novels

  • Devlin Waugh: Red Tide (Rebellion) - Vampirism may not be suiting the effervescent eccentric Devlin Waugh, but when an unquestionable evil from his past returns to wreak havoc, the Gentleman Vampire must rise to the occasion and stop it. Written By: John Smith Artists: Sean Phillips, Jock
  • Fubar: Declassified (Alterna) - The United States has long denied that undead soldiers are serving in armed conflicts—but new tales about the secret missions of America’s Zombie troopers have emerged. Written By: Chuck Dixon & Various Artists: Steve Becker & Various
  • Imperium: Collecting Monsters (Valiant) - A psychic dictator, an inhuman robot, a mad scientist, a murderous alien, and a superpowered terrorist try and take over the world—to fight for the better future they desire for humanity. Written By: Joshua Dysart Artist: Doug Braithwaite
  • The VCs: Hell In The Heavens (Rebellion) - A deadly race of Aliens seeks to destroy Humanity and its burgeoning space Empire, so Earth takes the fight to the oncoming hordes in spaceships operated by soldiers nicknamed the “Vacuum Cleaners”. Written By: Gerry Finlay Day Artist: Cam Kennedy, Garry Leach

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Collections

  • Dengue (Humanoids Inc) - In the near future, Montevido, Uruguay is under siege from disease-ridden mosquitoes. As the body count begins to rise, a Police Officer must investigate the murder of an entomologist who’s work could be the key to unlocking the secrets of a strain of Dengue Fever that could change humanity forever. Written By: Rodolfo Santullo Artist: Matias Bergara

Want to see what else is out this week? You can see the full list here - and find out where your nearest Comic Book Store is here!

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