He's Got Issues #274.0: Top Ten New Comics, 2/12/20

Jon Cooney

  1. Immortal Hulk #31 (Cover A Alex Ross), $3.99
    (W) Al Ewing (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Alex Ross
    • There's a new monster in town. He's cuddly. He's lovable. He's down with the kids. And he's available for your corporate retreat.
    • Yes, there was another Hulk, once - the one who made all those nasty threats to end the world. But who needs him?
    • THE LIVING HULK is here. And he's going to save us all - or your money back.
  2. Amazing Spider-Man #39 (Cover A Patrick Gleason), $3.99
    (W) Nick Spencer (A) Iban Coello (CA) Patrick Gleason
    • There's a new game in town, and the ante is QUITE HIGH!
    • Welcome to The Palace, a super-villain casino run by the classic (and under-utilized) Spidey-villain CHANCE! It's got everything a villain could want, including betting on whether your arch-enemy is going to make it through his or her latest super-battle!
    • Not only will this not sit well with Spidey, but it may just CRUSH him.
  3. Superman #20 (Cover A Ivan Reis & Joe Prado), $3.99
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Joe Prado, Ivan Reis
    The United Planets is a perfect, beautiful idea...that completely flies in the face of everything the barbaric Mongul has been fighting for his entire life. Mongol will destroy the United Planets and Superman with it. And he said something about using Earth as his toilet. Which doesn't sound very nice. The return of one of Superman's biggest and baddest villains...bigger and badder than ever!
  4. Gwen Stacy #1 (Of 5) (Cover A Adam Hughes), $4.99
    (W) Christos N. Gage (A) Todd Nauck (CA) Adam Hughes
    The First of Gwen Stacy's AMAZING Adventures!
    Gwen and Peter may not have met until AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #31, but that doesn't mean Gwen's life began on that page. Learn the never-before told origin of Gwen Stacy, top of her class, daughter of the Police Captain and, as her friend Harry Osborn calls her, "The Beauty Queen of Standard High." But she's way more that you even know! Gwen's got a science brain, a nose for trouble and a no-quit attitude that always gets her in trouble. In the early Marvel Universe, that's a recipe for disaster. Don't miss Gwen, Captain Stacy, Harry and Norman Osborn, Crimemaster, Wilson Fisk, Jean DeWolff, Yuri Wantanabe and even Spider-Man!
  5. Superman Heroes #1, $5.99
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, Jody Houser, Greg Rucka (A) Kevin Maguire, Steve Lieber, Mike Perkins, Others (CA) Bryan Hitch
    Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, the staff of the Daily Planet, even the Justice League-their lives all changed when Superman revealed his secret identity to the world! This unique Superman experience explores what the identity of Clark Kent meant to those close to him-and what their relationship to Superman will be in the future. All the rules are about to change-and it all starts here.
    The dream team of writers Brian Michael Bendis, Matt Fraction, Greg Rucka, and Jody Houser team up for this amazing special, with art anchored by DC legend Kevin Maguire, plus sequences focusing on each corner of the Superman universe by artists Steve Lieber (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) and Mike Perkins (Lois Lane). ONE-SHOT
  6. X-Men #6 (Cover A Leinil Francis Yu), $3.99
    (W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Matteo Buffagni (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
    Mystique goes to extraordinary lengths to get what she wants...
  7. Batman Pennyworth R.I.P. #1, $4.99
    (W) James TynionIV, Peter J. Tomasi (A) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Others (CA) Lee Weeks
    Alfred Pennyworth served the Wayne family for decades-even through the tragic loss of Bruce Wayne's parents. His death at the hands of Bane is the only event that could possibly compare to that fateful night in Crime Alley, and it leaves Bruce at a similar crossroads. If Alfred was the glue that held the Bat-Family together, how will Batman deal with that all falling apart? And if the Caped Crusader is to be truly alone, he might either hang that cape up once and for all...or double down and carry on with this vengeful quest forever. Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. #1 celebrates the life of one of the most important people in the history of Gotham City, while also addressing questions about what's next.
  8. Excalibur #7 (Cover A Mahmud A. Asrar), $3.99
    (W) Tini Howard (A) Wilton Santos (CA) Mahmud Asrar
    Excalibur faces an old foe - this time as the hunters rather than the game.
  9. The Flash #88 (Cover A Rafa Sandoval & Howard Porter), $3.99
    (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Howard Porter
    Witness the birth of Paradox! As a hero, the Flash helps as many people as he possibly can...but Paradox shows what happens when ordinary people pay the price for super-powered battles royal. What started as a happy life of family and science turned into a nightmare when the Turtle's attack on Central City rained down from the future-and now the story of the civilians caught in the crossfire will change the Flash's life forever!
  10. Thor #3 (Cover A Olivier Coipel), $3.99
    (W) Donny Cates (A) Nic Klein (CA) Olivier Coipel
    It's Mjolnir versus Stormbreaker as Thor's old ally Beta Ray Bill makes a thunderous entrance! But what has put the two friends at odds - and can the King of Asgard convince the Korbinite to let him continue his bloody mission to save all that is?