12/28 New Comic Highlights at Third Eye Comic Shops in MD

January 2nd, 2023

Check out our new comic book day highlights for all new releases hitting Third Eye Comic Shops in MD & VA this Wednesday 12/28/22! For a full list of this Wednesday’s new releases, go here!

Get a sneak peek into 2023 with KANG THE CONQUERER in the new MARVEL TIMELESS 2022 #1 one-shot! 

Marvel is back with another epic TIMELESS one-shot – giving us a sneak peek into Marvel 2023! KANG THE CONQUERER is back and searching the time stream for something called ‘The Missing Moment’! What could this secret piece of Marvel history be and what could Kang possibly want with it?!

Big things are coming for the Marvel Universe and it all starts here! Snag this sweet new one-shot before Kang makes his first MCU appearance this year!


The last battle of Kang the Conqueror! Tyrant of the timeline, master of endless legions, warrior and conqueror without compare, Kang is in search of the one thing he cannot have. But he is not the only one after the Missing Moment, and Kang soon finds himself in a new position – on the run across the events of the Marvel Universe’s future!

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ACTIONS COMICS #1050 celebrates Superman’s homecoming and the end of an era in this oversized landmark issue! 

The DAWN OF THE DCU is approaching and ACTION COMICS #1050 is wrapping up & setting up the stage for the all new era of Kal-El coming this February in SUPERMAN #1! This oversized landmark 1050TH issue will feature amazing writers PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, TOM TAYLOR, & JOSHUA WILLIAMSON as they celebrate Kal-El’s return home and launch us into a bright, new, & exciting future for Superman! In this extra special issue Superman battle’s his greatest enemy – LEX LUTHER in a battle unlike anything seen before between these two! 

The Dark Crisis is over, and a new dawn shines on the DCU!

In the wake of cataclysmic battles with Mongul, Henry Bendix, and Pariah’s Dark Army, Kal-El is back on Earth and here to stay. And the people of our planet are ready to look up, up, and away into a brighter tomorrow. Well…most of the people. Clark Kent’s reunion with Lois and his son, Jon Kent, proves fleeting when strikes the ultimate attack from Superman’s greatest adversary: Lex Luthor.

But this time something is different…Luthor has stolen something from Clark’s life, something so important that it will change the very planet itself! If you think you’ve seen the biggest battle between Superman and Lex Luthor–think again! This clash will rock the course of their lives forever…and it’s only the beginning. Two years’ worth of Superman stories come to a head in this oversize anniversary issue with all-star talent that launches Superman and the DCU into an exciting new era!

This monumental issue has SO MANY sweet covers to celebrate by amazing artists like ALEX ROSS, JIM LEE, RAHZZAH & MORE!

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Dive into the world of SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN with the first ever one-shot special BOOK OF SLAUGHTER #1! 

The SIKTC universe gets a little bigger this week with this rad new one-shot by original series creators JAMES TYNION & WERTHER DELL’EDERA!! Delve deeper into the world of Slaughter as white mask Maxine Slaughter sets the stage for the all new chapter of SIKTC! PLUS this book features a guide to the deep lore and inner workings of the Order of St. George!

The future of the Slaughterverse is laid bare by Something is Killing the Children and House of Slaughter creators James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera in the very first SIKTC one-shot special!

From the sidelines to the spotlight, Book of Slaughter follows the white mask Maxine Slaughter… but will her loyalties remain where they are, or will she show her true colors?

In addition to being a precursor to the upcoming chapters of both series, this special issue features a sizable guidebook that delves into the deep lore of the Order of St. George!

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These spooky sleuths return with a new mystery to solve in the all new chapter of Sandman Universe: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1!

The Sandman Universe grows as two of its most beloved characters return to the spotlight! Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine have been detectives for decades–and dead best friends even longer. But their investigation into a Thai American girl’s disappearance from her Los Angeles home puts them on a collision course with new and terrifying ghosts that could give even a dead boy nightmares–including a bloodthirsty krasue.

Even scarier than the ghosts? Though neither wants to admit it, the boys might be growing apart. And perilously close by to the boys’ adventure, Thessaly the witch finds herself held hostage by dangerous magics–both a threat to her life and an insult to her ego that simply will not go unanswered… Eisner Award-winning writer Pornsak Pichetshote (The Good Asian, Infidel) is joined by celebrated artist Jeff Stokely to take the Dead Boys to the scariest place of all: the heart of Hollywood!

And we’re so hype for the return of one of our favorite Sandman series that we’re bringing in the writer PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE (Infidel, Good Asian) to sign some sweet copies for you! Join us at Third Eye ANNAPOLIS this WEDNESDAY 12/28 from 7PM-8PM! 

Check out all the details & PRE-ORDER signed copies for our DEAD BOY DETECTIVES signing here! 

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This Green Lantern will have to become something new to save his fellow Corpsmen in this rad new one-shot JOHN STEWART: THE EMERALD KNIGHT!

John Stewart has been trapped in the dark sectors for months with the rest of his Green Lantern comrades. With the power of the godstorm at his disposal, John’s using everything he can to take down Esak, the mad New God, and bring his fellow Corpsmen home. John will need to become something new to win the war against Esak: he’ll need to become the Emerald Knight!

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PAUL DANO’s new origin comic continues in THE RIDDLER YEAR ONE #2 as dark discoveries threaten to derail his sanity! 

Writer Paul Dano continues the origin tale of the character he portrayed in Matt Reeves’s The Batman. As brilliant forensic accountant Edward Nashton follows the trail of illegal payments and front companies, holding on to his own sanity becomes ever more challenging. Disturbing childhood memories that include an obsession with Thomas Wayne threaten to derail him. Meanwhile, his investigation focuses on a low-level human cog in the crime machine, which leads him to a shocking conclusion that may put his own life at risk.

Need to catch up? We still have plenty of issue #1 to get you up to date! 

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This week’s DARK WEB tie-ins deliver some big battles! The action continues here in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #16 & VENOM #14!

After the battle with Venom last issue, it’s time for the main event? That’s right, it’s Peter Parker vs. Ben Reilly, no-holds-barred in the craziest battle you’ve ever seen! Chasm secures his place in Spidey’s rogues’ gallery-as the one who finally vanquishes Peter Parker?!

Madeylne Pryor has plans for Eddie Brock and the symbiotes he can control – in this issue, she and her new ally CHASM bring them all to bear! SECRETS REVEALED! Unwittingly turned into a slathering and terrifying monster you might recognize, Eddie Brock’s fears from the last year and Al, Ram and Bryan’s entire saga stand fully realized in this turning point for the series!

Check out our THIRD EYE GUIDE TO DARK WEB to get the full scoop & check out the reading order so you don’t miss an issue!

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Rediscover a lost DC Universe created by a comic legend in the TALES FROM EARTH-6 A CELEBRATION OF STAN LEE #1 one-shot!

Written by Michael Uslan, Mark Waid, Jerry Ordway, Kenny Porter, Stephanie Williams, Michael W. Conrad, Becky Cloonan, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Steve Orlando, Zac Thompson, and Meghan Fitzmartin Art by Lee Weeks, Kevin Maguire, Jerry Ordway, Karl Mostert, Juan Ferreyra, Anthony Marques, Pablo M. Collar, Max Dunbar, and Hayden Sherman Over 20 years ago, Stan Lee reimagined the entire DC Universe.

A criminal turned nocturnal warrior for justice, a champion from the Brazilian Amazon, an intergalactic lawman, and more sprang to existence from Stan’s mind with the help of Michael Uslan. To celebrate the legendary comic book icon’s 100th birthday, dive into 10 new adventures featuring his version of the DC Universe!

Batman faces down a villainous new threat, the Choker! Green Lantern digs deep when Nekron arrives to consume the World Tree! The Justice League teams up with a familiar face in order to save the day! Shazam ventures into a top-secret facility to face off against a mind-blowing (and brain-burgling) enemy! The Flash uses her time-bending speed abilities to attempt to reverse the tragedies of her past, but may rob herself of her powers in the process! Chaos ensues when Wonder Woman becomes the editor of the National Exposer!

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Add this iconic first issue by STAN LEE to your collection with this rad new SAVAGE SHE-HULK #1 FACSIMILE EDITION! 

The savage debut of the She-Hulk – from the creative minds of Marvel legends Stan Lee and John Buscema!

When lawyer Jennifer Walters is shot by mobsters, only a blood transfusion from her cousin can save her life. Only trouble is, her cousin is Bruce Banner – and his blood is gamma-irradiated! Soon, Jen finds herself transforming into a tall, green fighting machine – all the better for wreaking violent revenge on her attackers! Jen resolves to cope with her new double life – and from then on, whatever Jennifer Walters can’t handle, the She-Hulk will! Shulkie will go on to join the Fantastic Four and Avengers, and become one of comics’ most popular characters – but her story starts right here! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting SAVAGE SHE-HULK (1980) #1.

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