Featured Comics – Wednesday, December 14!

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DETECTIVE COMICS #946
(W) James TynionIV (A) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira (CA) Jason Fabok
“THE VICTIM SYNDICATE” part four! The Victim Syndicate is taking their message to the streets in an attempt to turn the citizens of Gotham City against Batman and his allies! They can fight villains, but what happens when the whole city turns against them?
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FLASH #12
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Carmine Di
“SPEED OF DARKNESS” part three! Time is running out for The Flash and Kid Flash as they race to help the Shade regain control of the Shadowlands, the dimension of pure darkness from which the Shade draws his terrible power, before it reaches our world and consumes the light forever.
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SUICIDE SQUAD #8 (JL SS)
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
“THE BLACK VAULT” part eight! Harley Quinn goes sane! The prisoners and staff of Belle Reve Penitentiary have succumbed to the devastating effects of General Zod’s Black Vault, rendering them all insane. But it has the opposite effect on Harley, who must fight her way through a crazed Suicide Squad-with the help of the Enchantress-to stop Zod from waking and conquering the world. No pressure, right? And in a bonus backup story written by Rob Williams with art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Francesco Mattina, learn how super-villains are conscripted into the Suicide Squad! The unlucky Killer Frost is about to find out when she arrives for her first day at Belle Reve. Her story continues from this month’s single issue of SUICIDE SQUAD directly into JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD #1!
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WONDER WOMAN #12
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Nicola Scott
“YEAR ONE” part five! The threat is named, and now Wonder Woman and her new allies must rise to meet the coming darkness.
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GWENPOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL MERRY MIX UP #1
(W/A) Various (CA) Salva Espin
It’s the holidays yet again, and that means it’s time to join EVERYONE’S FAVORITE GWEN (take that, Stacy!) and celebrate good times, come on! Only problem is…somehow this year’s festive traditions seem to be a little…off…and Gwen’s the only one who notices. FEATURING: Gwenpool (duh), Spider-Man, Red Skull, Punisher and even Deadpool! This is one present you know you gotta buy yourself!
Rated T+
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HAWKEYE #1
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
Remember Hawkeye? No not that Hawkeye, our favorite Hawkeye, the chick who puts the hawk in Hawkeye, the butt-kicking hero who had to save the other Hawkeye’s butt all the time.  Yup, you know her, it’s the dazzling Kate Bishop making her solo comics debut!  Kate is heading west and returning to Los Angeles, with her bow and arrow and P.I. badge in tow. There are crimes to solve and she’s the best archer to handle ’em! The City of Angels has a new guardian angel.
The talented duo of Kelly Thompson (A-Force, Jem) and Leonardo Romero (Squadron Supreme, Doctor Strange) bring you a Kate Bishop like you’ve never seen her before, in a brand-new ongoing series that really hits the mark!
Rated T+
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IVX #1 (OF 6)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Yu Leinil
THIS IS IT!
The X-Men and Inhumans have been on a collision course since the link was proven between the Inhumans’ precious Terrigen Mist and the sickness and death of many mutants. When Beast discovers that the mutants have only two weeks before the planet is uninhabitable for them, an Inhuman/mutant war is unavoidable. Co-written by Charles Soule (Uncanny Inhumans, Daredevil) and Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men, Moon Knight), IVX delivers sensational set pieces, gargantuan grudge matches, all drawn by the sensational Leinil Francis Yu! Whether you’re for the X-MEN or the INHUMANS, IVX promises to shatter the Marvel Universe as you know it!
Rated T+
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OLD MAN LOGAN #15
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Filipe Andrade (CA) Andrea Sorrentino
WHEN IN ROMANIA, DO AS THE ROMANIANS DO – STAKE VAMPIRES!
•  It’s up to LOGAN and the greatest supernatural hero squad the world has ever seen, the HOWLING COMMANDOS, to stop DRACULA from a dastardly plot that endangers the whole world.
•  But when JUBILEE is in trouble, can the Commandos trust Logan to make the tough calls?
Parental Advisory
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BATMAN TMNT ADVENTURES #2 (OF 6)
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Matthew K. Manning (A/CA) Jon Sommariva
The Joker and Harley Quinn escape Arkham Asylum and make their way to the TMNT’s NYC where they meet none other than the Shredder! Meanwhile, will Batman, Robin, and Batgirl be able to form a truce with the Turtles?
•   The biggest all-ages crossover ever continues!
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OPTIMUS PRIME #1
(W) John Barber (A/CA) Kei Zama
REVOLUTION is over-but the danger to Earth is just beginning. As OPTIMUS PRIME pulls Earth into the larger universe, he’s painted a target on Earth… and a new alien incursion begins when a corkscrew shaped craft drills into our world!
•   The next evolution of TRANSFORMERS is here!
•   OPTIMUS PRIME’s past on CYBERTRON haunts his present on Earth!
•   Amazing artist Kei Zama (Scarlett Witch) makes her debut with veteran writer John Barber (Transformers)!
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