This Week’s Highlights at Third Eye Comics for Wednesday 2/3/21

Published January 31st, 2021

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #55 2ND PRINTING HITS DELIVERING A NEW VARIATION ON THAT ICONIC WEBHEAD COVER!

One of the dopest ASM covers we’ve ever seen was the WEBHEAD cover on issue #55, and this week, we’re getting an even better variation on that with the 2nd printing red edition!

Make sure you snag your copy this week at Third Eye!

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FUTURE STATE CONTINUES THIS WEDNESDAY, WITH THE 2ND ISSUE OF THAT KILLER NEW Wonder Woman SERIES LEADING THE WAY IN FUTURE STATE Wonder Woman #2!

We have been so darn impressed with FUTURE STATE from DC as the bridge from REBIRTH to INFINITE FRONTIER, and we’re so pumped to get our hands on the next slate of books dropping this week!

FUTURE STATE Wonder Woman was one of our faves, and issue 2 is looking to be even better than the first!

Emerging from the Amazon rain forest, the new Wonder Woman must battle her way through hell! Witness Yara Flor at the height of her power as she takes on the king of the underworld, Hades himself!

Betrayed by a close ally, Yara’s back is against the wall as she is forced to battle legions of demons for survival and to liberate her Themysciran sister.

You won’t want to miss the exciting conclusion of this of rising superstar hero’s first adventure!

Do not sleep on the WW #2 Cover B by Jenny Frisson!

Holy crap: this cover is pure fire! Do not miss out on this one, it’s gonna go fast!

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Star Wars HIGH REPUBLIC #2 continues to impress as one of the hottest new Star Wars series to debut in a minute!

We’re loving the heck out of the newest journey into the Star Wars galaxy with HIGH REPUBLIC, and we cannot wait to dig into this weeks High Republic #2!

WHO DESTROYED ONE OF THE JEDI’S DEADLIEST ENEMIES?

The NIHIL strike! A ship found adrift in space, the crew brutally slaughtered and cargo stolen.

What terror awaits the THE JEDI OF STARLIGHT BEACON as they explore the wreck?

 Newly knighted KEEVE TRENNIS must overcome her insecurity in the face of new teammates, but can she trust her closest ally? 

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Star Wars HIGH REPUBLIC Adventures #1 delivers the second of the HIGH REPUBLIC books – do not sleep on this one!

As you’ve seen with the first and second printings of HIGH REPUBLIC, this book is red hot, and is flying out of the shops super fast, and you can pretty much guarantee that the same will be happening with the other HIGH REPUBLIC release, High Republic Adventures!

IDW joins The High Republic with all-ages adventures tying into the larger High Republic story!
  
Flaming destruction is coming to Trymant IV! A remnant of the Hyperspace Disaster appears in the sky, and Zeen and her best friend Krix have only minutes to get to the Elders of the Path and find safety! Meanwhile, Master Yoda, Master Baro, and a group of Padawans are racing towards the disaster for a daring rescue mission.

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FUTURE STATE NEXT BATMAN #3 continues the killer exploration of Tim Fox, the Next Batman!

We’re digging the heck out of what DC is doing with BATMAN in FUTURE STATE, and long the Tim Fox Batman stuff, and cannot wait for this weeks issue 3!

Plus, in “Arkham Knights,” Astrid Arkham and her band of maniacal misfits have picked a fight with the Magistrate…and they’re not going to back down! On the eve of their mission into the heart of Gotham’s fascist occupiers, Croc, Zsasz, Phosphorus, Clayface, Harvey, and the rest steel themselves to try and shine a beacon of hope into the darkness—but not everyone will make it out alive!”>

The adventures of the next Batman continue!

Batman has captured a pair of murderous fugitives, but he faces a tough decision: leave them for the Magistrate troops, which means certain death, or risk his life and fight his way through Gotham City to deliver them to the GCPD for trial. He’s Batman…so there’s only one choice!

And in “Outsiders,” Katana has reunited with Black Lightning, but her old friend and ally has changed…big-time! Now composed of literal black lightning, Jefferson Pierce arrives with a dire warning about Duke Thomas and his mission to liberate Gotham from the oppression of the Magistrate.

They’ll have to work together—and we really mean together—to have any hope of defeating the forces working against them!

Plus, in “Arkham Knights,” Astrid Arkham and her band of maniacal misfits have picked a fight with the Magistrate…and they’re not going to back down!

On the eve of their mission into the heart of Gotham’s fascist occupiers, Croc, Zsasz, Phosphorus, Clayface, Harvey, and the rest steel themselves to try and shine a beacon of hope into the darkness—but not everyone will make it out alive!

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VENOM #33 leads the way for a killer week of KING IN BLACK tie-in issues!

Donny Cates continues to turn the world of VENOM into one of the most fascinating corners of the Marvel Universe, and this weeks VENOM #33 really delivers the goods!

As the King in Black spreads his suffocating darkness across the Marvel Universe, Eddie Brock looks for a light, any light, that can pierce it – and comes up empty-handed…

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KING IN BLACK :BLACK KNIGHT #1 brings the fan favorite Marvel character back into the spotlight!

THE BLACK KNIGHT DUELS THE KING IN BLACK!
KNULL’s ferocious assault upon earth has begun and Dane Whitman – Avenger, hero, and wielder of the mighty Ebony Blade as the BLACK KNIGHT – takes up sword and shield to defend against the unstoppable onslaught.

Though the blade grants Dane incredible power so too does it consume him with a lust for violence and destruction.

As the endless horde of symbiote dragons darken the skies of Shanghai, will the Black Knight overcome the growing evil within himself and join AERO and SWORD MASTER in saving the city?!

And what secrets will the battle against Knull reveal about Dane’s past?

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KING IN BLACK MARAUDERS #1 pits the Red Queen and her Marauders against Knull!

Red Queen Kate Pryde and her crew of Marauders set sail against the forces of Knull! Captain Kate has pledged to fight for the needy, and a global disaster like this one gives plenty of folks in need.

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FUTURE STATE SWAMP THING continues the killer new riff on SWAMP THING by rising star RAM V with issue 2!

We’re loving all the killer books that rising star RAM V is putting out at DC, and this weeks FUTURE STATE SWAMP THING is another slam dunk home-run read!

Humanity strikes back! The shadow of Swamp Thing Supreme stretches across the globe as it has for centuries.

The world is at peace, until a rebellious faction of humanity ignites their terrible plan, fueled by Woodrue Wilson’s appetite for power.

But Swamp Thing, too, harbors a secret—one he must reveal in order to restore peace to the planet once again.

But it will cost him everything he has.

Need issue 1? We’ve got copies in stock to get you current!

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FAITHLESS creator MARIA LLOVET returns with an all new series that delivers horror / fantasy in a trippy new package with LUNA #1 – a must for fans of THE SANDMAN, TRUE DETECTIVE, DIE and more!

One of the best books to drop this week is the new BOOM series, LUNA, which features rising star MARIA LLOVET on both writing and art, and is freakin’ phenomenal!

For fans of Faithless and Die comes a new dark thriller from acclaimed writer & artist Maria Llovet about a young woman named Teresa, who’s plagued by prophetic dreams that connect her to something powerful, something…divine.

When Teresa fatefully crosses paths with the Family of the Sun, she believes them to be exactly what anyone else in the late ’60s would expect – a hippie cult whose leader claims to have met the divine.

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FUTURE STATE SUPERMAN OF METROPOLIS #2 delivers another killer issue of the Jonathan Kent Superman adventures!

Braincells, the advanced offshoot of the diabolical Brainiac, continues to lure Jonathan Kent down the wrong path—but things go from bad to this can’t get any worse when it appears it has also taken some manner of control over Supergirl! If the Kryptonians clash, nothing will be able to protect the bottled city of Metropolis!

Meanwhile, inside the bottle itself, the Guardian is doing everything he can to stop the city from destroying itself from within, while Mister Miracle has discovered the trail of a strange signal that he doesn’t realize will take him to Warworld.

Need issue 1? We’ve got copies in stock to get you on board!

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MANIAC OF New York #1 delivers pure grind house horror awesomeness from AFTERSHOCK COMICS!

We love ’80s slasher flicks, and this new series conjures up images of one of our favorites, MANIAC, and we love it!

Maniac Harry is inhuman, unkillable and unstoppable. Which is why the authorities’ solution has been to ignore him, and let New Yorkers adapt to a world where death can strike at any mo-ment. When Maniac Harry starts killing his way through the subway system, trauma-haunted political aide Gina Greene and disgraced NYPD detective Zelda Pettibone become 
determined to go rogue and destroy him. But how can they fight a monster when they can’t fight City Hall?
  
From Emmy Award-winning writer Elliott Kalan (The Daily Show, MST3K, Spider-Man & The X-Men) and artist Andrea Mutti (Port of Earth, Hellblazer) comes the horrifying story of what 
happens when terror becomes the new normal. A frightening, thought-provoking, sometimes funny, always timely tale of murder, obsession and urban living.

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KING IN BLACK GWENOM VS. CARNAGE #2 delivers the next issue of GWENOM!

GWEN STACY VS. MARY JANE WATSON!

They’ve been at each other’s throats over the band for years, but not like this. THIS battle of the bands really shreds…

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DEEP BEYOND #1 serves up a hard-hitting new sci-fi horror series in the vein of THE 100 and Rick Remender’s LOW!

In an underpopulated future Earth, devastated by the dire consequences of the millennium bug, the survival of mankind – and, maybe, of the planet itself – is handled by a small number of people.

Talented scientists who, despite the adverse situation and the stupid feuds that continue to divide the small number of people still alive, try to understand and study what is hidden in the depths of the abyss. Something mysterious and dangerous, which could eventually cause an even worse and more destructive catastrophe! 

The 100 meets LOW, with a hint of Death Stranding in the brand-new sci-fi thriller series from acclaimed creator MIRKA ANDOLFO (UNNATURAL, MERCY), teaming up with writer DAVID GOY and rising-star artist ANDREA BROCCARDO (Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Empyre: X-Men) and colorist BARBARA NOSENZO (The Ballad of Halo Jones).

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A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT TP VOL.1 delivers the comic adaptation of the incredible vampire tale!

Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity and hopelessness where a lonely vampire, The Girl, stalks the town’s most unsavory inhabitants. Collects the first two standalone stories.

CHAINSAW MAN VOL.3 delivers another must-read for the red hot new manga series!

A mysterious devil is demanding Denji’s heart! Will the devil hunters from Division 4 agree to this deal to save themselves?

Or will Denji have to do what Denji does best-turn into a chainsaw and slice up everything that gets in his way?

Wanna get caught up? We’ve got volumes 1 & 2 in stock to get you current!

FEAR CASE #1 kicks off a new read from MATT KINDT (MIND MGT) and TYLER JENKINS (PETER PANZERFAUST)!

A new, horrific detective series by Matt Kindt (Ether, Mind MGMT) and Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings)!

A no-nonsense Secret Service agent and his new-age partner investigate a mysterious box known as the “Fear Case,” which has appeared throughout history at sites of disaster and tragedy. Whoever comes into possession of this case must pass it on within three days or face deadly consequences. The agents must track down this Fear Case while staying one step ahead of a psychotic cult and the otherwordly forces behind the Case’s existence.

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The first wave of FUTURE STATE 2nd printings arrives, and they feature rad DESIGN variants!

We love a good variant cover, and one of DC’s coolest concepts in recent years have been the DESIGN variants that you’ve seen on books like BATMAN, DREAMING, and more, and now they’re putting out design variants as the 2nd printing covers for all the various FUTURE STATE books that hit 2nd print!

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REDEMPTION #1 serves up a vicious new western from rising star publisher, AWA (RESISTANCE, YEAR ZERO)!

The dusty desert town of Redemption survived the apocalypse but is hanging on by a thread. A despot rules the town with an
iron fist and controls its most precious resource: water.

When that strongman marks her mother for death, young Rose
Obregon ventures into the perilous wasteland to seek the help of the legendary gunslinger Cat Tanner, only to discover that the so-called “Butcher” is long retired, living in solitude, far from what’s left of the world, and preferring to keep it that way.


When Rose arrives on Tanner’s doorstep, with gunmen hot on her trail, the Butcher has a choice to make: sit on the sidelines or pick up her guns and do what she does best?

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SPECTER INSPECTORS #1 delivers super fun supernatural awesomeness!

 For fans of supernatural stories like Blackbird and Vampironica comes a new series from Bowen McCurdy (The Long Way Home) & rising star Kaitlyn Musto introducing the Spector Inspectors, who live that Scooby Doo life chasin’ ghosts!

True believer Noa, her cynical little sibling Gus, credulous camera man Ko, and skeptical Astrid head to one of the most haunted towns in America to prove that ghosts exist, for all the social media likes!

The investigations of hauntings uncover something more devilish than just a couple of ghosts, something that will put Noa and Astrid’s relationship to the test…

 …and reveal the centuries-old sinister secrets of the town  itself.

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TRANSFORMERS BEAST WARS #1 brings the world of BEAST WARS back into the spotlight!

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars!

In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons!

When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it’s up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew – Rattrap, Rhinox, Cheetor, and new character Nyx – to catch them!

A brand-new Beast era begins in an oversized first issue by Erik Burnham (Ghostbusters, Transformers/Ghostbusters) and Josh Burcham (Transformers, Transformers Galaxies), yesssss!

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The red hot OLD MAN LOGAN / DARK KNIGHT RETURNS meets TMNT series, LAST RONIN, returns with a THIRD printing and an all new cover for issue #1 this Wednesday!

THIRD PRINTING ! It’s the TMNT event of 2020! Springing from the minds of TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird comes an epic like you’ve never seen before!

In a future NYC far different than the one we know today, a lone surviving Turtle goes on a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends. Kinetic layouts from Eastman, inks from Esau and Isaac Escorza and a thrilling script full of surprises from longtime TMNT scribe Tom Waltz all combine to make this one of the most memorable TMNT stories you will ever read!


Oversized in both format and page count, this is a perennial TMNT tale that can’t be missed!” 

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: BEFORE THE DARKNESS VOL.1 collects the iconic early years of the LEGION that led to the GREAT DARKNESS SAGA!

First, the Legion—including Mon-El, Brainiac 5, and Phantom Girl—takes on a Circus of Death! Then, the villainous Dagon strikes, kidnapping several Legionnaires’ parents for ransom. And the Fatal Five return—now working for the Dark Man!

Plus, find out startling new information from the pasts of the Legion and their ally R.J. Brande.

This title collects Legion of Super-Heroes #260-271 and Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes #1-3.”

The greatest heroes of the 30th century star in these classic stories that set the stage for “The Great Darkness Saga,” one of the most beloved tales in Legion history!

First, the Legion—including Mon-El, Brainiac 5, and Phantom Girl—takes on a Circus of Death! Then, the villainous Dagon strikes, kidnapping several Legionnaires’ parents for ransom. And the Fatal Five return—now working for the Dark Man!

Plus, find out startling new information from the pasts of the Legion and their ally R.J. Brande.

This title collects Legion of Super-Heroes #260-271 and Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes #1-3.

STURGILL SIMPSON’S The Sound and Fury is now a graphic novel courtesy of JASON AARON!

We love STURGILL SIMPSON at Third Eye. We love Jason Aaron. You put the two together, and hot damn, we’re on board.

Spinning out of the Anime Sound & Fury is the epitome of east meets west written by Jason Aaron and drawn by Takashi Okazaki, Vasilis lolos, Rufus Dayglo and Juan Gedeon this post apocalyptic manga/comic is a visual thrill ride.