1) Firefly #1
(Cover A Lee Garbett), $3.99
(W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Lee Garbett
BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers), presents an all-new era of the pop culture phenomenon Firefly , as one of the most demanded stories in the franchise's history is revealed for the first time! Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job-legal or not-to stay afloat and keep his crew fed. Find out now how his story began as BOOM! Studios delves into Mal’s past, how he met his first mate Zoe and the real truth about the War of Unification, the intergalactic civil war that divided friend and family alike. Focusing on family, loyalty, identity, and the price of redemption, writer Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Totally Awesome Hulk) and artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero) take you back to the battleground where Mal's journey began.
2) Amazing Spider-Man #9
(Cover A Humberto Ramos), $3.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
• There's been a major theft the likes of which we've never seen and for once, The Black Cat didn't do it.
• But Spider-Man might need the help of his once-foe-once-friend-once-crime-boss Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat!
3) Uncanny X-Men #1
(Cover A Leinil Francis Yu), $7.99
(W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Mahmud A. Asrar, Mark Bagley, Mirko Colak (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew Rosenberg (PHOENIX RESURRECTION) and Kelly Thompson (MR. & MRS. X) and all-star artists Mahmud Asrar (X-MEN RED), R.B. Silva (X-MEN BLUE), Yildiray Cinar (WEAPON X) and Pere Pérez (ROGUE AND GAMBIT) join forces to bring you...X-MEN DISASSEMBLED?!
4) Superman #5
(Cover A Ivan Reis & Joe Prado), $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
What could tempt Kryptonian criminal General Zod to reenter the Phantom Zone after years of imprisonment? As Superman tries to free himself from the Kryptonian jail and fight off the monster who destroyed Krypton, Zod returns to face Rogol Zaar and get vengeance for his dead world and its lost potential.
5) Daredevil #611
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Phil Noto
• As DAREDEVIL's crusade against the Kingpin moves into its endgame, the stakes have never been higher.
• But a mysterious new villain has arrived in Hell's Kitchen, with Daredevil squarely in his sights...
6) Fantastic Four #3
(Cover A Esad Ribic), $3.99
(W) Dan Slott (A) Sara Pichelli, Nico Leon (CA) Esad Ribic
• The Fantastic Four is more than a team. It's a family. And when the fate of the very Multiverse is at stake, that means it's time for the ENTIRE family to have a reunion.
• Everything you've been waiting for? It's in THIS issue.
• Guest-starring: Spider-Man, Wolverine, the Hulk, Ghost Rider, Medusa, Crystal, Luke Cage and MORE.
7) Star Wars Doctor Aphra #26
(Cover A Ashley Witter), $3.99
(W) Si Spurrier (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Ashley Witter
DOCTOR APHRA - WORST AMONG EQUALS!
• On the run from the law in an alien city, DOCTOR APHRA can't stray more than a few paces from her companion without both of them blowing up.
• Time to cooperate, right? Except, unfortunately, her companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderdroid who's more interested in her death than playing nice.
• A brand-new misadventure for the galaxy's foremost amoral archaeologist starts here!
8) Thief Of Thieves #42
(W) Brett Lewis (A/CA) Shawn Martinbrough
How do you take down the richest people on Earth? By blowing up everything they own. The Zubovs messed with the wrong thief.
9) Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man #312
(W) Sean Ryan (A) Juan Frigeri (CA) Philip Tan
A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
• In the first round with Morlun, Spider-Man barely survived, and one of his most valuable possessions didn't.
• The cavalry isn't coming. Is there anywhere else to turn?
• You KNOW Peter Parker is desperate if he's asking J. Jonah Jameson for help!
10) Star Wars Darth Vader #23
(Cover A Elia Bonetti & Giuseppe Camuncoli), $3.99
(W) Charles Soule (CA) Elia Bonetti (A/CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
"FORTRESS VADER" - PART 5
• Darkness rises above MUSTAFAR as the brutal designs of LORD MOMIN begin to take shape.
• But the planet's inhabitants cannot take this desecration lightly, and shape plans of their own.