Top Ten New Comics #201.0: September 26, 2018

Jon Cooney

1) Scarlet #2 (Of 5)


(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev

Scarlet has declared war against those who would abuse their power against innocent people-and that war has shut down the city of Portland and brought the eyes of the world upon her. But as the revolution grows, will it slip through her fingers? Oh, and the president is on the phone. It's another blistering chapter of a world we may one day find ourselves in from the creators that brought you the Eisner Award-winning Daredevil and Iron Man.

2) Doomsday Clock #7 (Of 12)

(Cover A Gary Frank), $4.99

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank

The critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank continue the groundbreaking miniseries bringing the world of WATCHMEN to DC. In this chapter, the truth behind Dr. Manhattan's curiosity with the DC Universe is revealed as the planet teeters on the edge of the Super-War.

3) Amazing Spider-Man #6

(Cover A Humberto Ramos), $3.99

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Steve Lieber (A/CA) Humberto Ramos

• Wondering when Boomerang's status as Spider-Man's roommate would blow up?

• Yeah, it's this issue. Uh-oh.

4) Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man #310

(Cover A Adam Kubert), $3.99

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Chris Bachalo (CA) Adam Kubert

• A very special issue of SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN written AND drawn by CHIP ZDARSKY!

• When filmmakers set out to document Spider-Man's impact on New York City, they couldn't have predicted what was going to happen to them next.

5) Action Comics #1003

(Cover A Patrick Gleason), $3.99

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Yanick Paquette (CA) Patrick Gleason

How well does Clark Kent know his own city? Are the threats targeting Metropolis new or something older and more dangerous than they seem?

With mobsters being killed off and the Daily Planet staff hunting for answers, it's up to Superman to discover what lurks in the underside of the city he thought he knew so well. Who is the Red Mist, and why has Superman never heard of someone so powerful and dangerous? And what is Lois Lane doing with Lex Luthor?

6) Marvel Two-In-One #10


(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Ramon K. Perez (CA) Paul Renaud


Ben and Johnny's final stand to reclaim the name... FANTASTIC FOUR.

7) Star Wars Doctor Aphra #24

(Cover A Ashley Witter), $3.99

(W) Simon Spurrier (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ashley Witter


• Swindling, backstabbing and even occasionally feeling bad about it, all of DOCTOR APHRA's attempts to escape her prison-world have failed.

• But...wait - here comes an Imperial shuttle. Could this be salvation?

• [life support breathing sounds]

8) Detective Comics #989

(Cover A Stephen Segovia), $3.99

(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Stephen Segovia

Fighting off Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum and two versions of the pyro-maniac Firefly shouldn't be too difficult for Batman...but the real threat comes from the fact that they're pairs! For some reason, Two-Face doesn't want Batman to discover the truth behind the murder he's investigating...but what's his angle?

9) Extermination #3 (Of 5)

(Cover A Mark Brooks), $3.99

(W) Ed Brisson (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks

• With Ahab hunting the time-traveling X-Men, it's all hands on deck, as every X-Men team is called to arms and protect the remaining young mutants.

• But young Jean Grey and her bodyguards aren't going to lie still for Ahab to come to them...

10 ) X-Men Blue #36

(Cover A R.B. Silva), $3.99

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Marcus To (CA) R. B. Silva

• Are the young X-Men's destinies set in stone? Are they only fighting the inevitable? Only their modern-day counterparts can answer that!