This Week’s Highlights at Third Eye Comics for Wednesday 5/12/21

Published May 9th, 2021

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DC COMICS CELEBRATES ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH WITH THEIR DC FESTIVAL OF HEROES: THE ASIAN SUPERHERO CELEBRATION ONE-SHOT THIS WEDNESDAY, featuring the 1st appearance of all-new DC hero MONKEY PRINCE!

Join Cassandra Cain, Katana, Green Lantern Tai Pham, the Atom, Dana Tan (a.k.a. Batman Beyond), Red Arrow, Lady Shiva, Damian Wayne and the al Ghul clan, New Super-Man, and more as we present new tales of these characters from their thrilling history!

Plus, Cheshire Cat’s relationship to Cheshire is revealed as Shoes asks Selina Kyle to take her under her wing as Cat Girl. And that’s just the start!

Also featured in this issue is a major key moment with the FIRST APPEARANCE of new DC Universe hero, MONKEY PRINCE!

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

Make sure you snag the special COVER B to FESTIVAL OF HEROES #1 by superstar ARTGERM!

ARTGERM serves up one of his best covers in a minute for this one-shot, and you know it’s a must-have for your ARTGERM collection!

Make sure you snag your copy while supplies last!

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FANTASTIC FOUR #32 begins the biggest DOCTOR DOOM story in decades with the BRIDE OF DOOM Chapter 1! Key moments galore!

Could this be the first appearance of Doctor Doom’s bride-to-be… as LADY DOOM? We’ll see, the variant covers sure do point that way!

Third Eye Faithful, we’re long-time fans of the iconic bad guy, DOCTOR DOOM, and whenever a big storyline featuring ol’ Victor Von Doom surfaces, we take notice.

This week’s FANTASTIC FOUR #32 kicks off THE BRIDE OF DOOM, and we cannot wait to dig into this!

The HUMAN TORCH’s love life is changed forever when he must choose between his soulmate and his ex-wife…
And is Johnny Storm’s first heartbreak, CRYSTAL, back in the book?!

This is all too much! Fortunately, there is also a lot of punching, hitting and clobbering going on! All this and an ominous decree by DOCTOR DOOM! PLUS: A second tale in which Reed Richards duels Doctor Doom for the strangest prize imaginable!

FANTASTIC FOUR #32 features the dopest MOMOKO cover price variant ever!

We LOVE this fire PEACH MOMOKO variant cover to FANTASTIC FOUR #32, and you can snag yours for normal cover price while supplies last!

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The future of Gotham is further explored in the new FUTURE STATE GOTHAM #1!

The event that was DC Future State continues in its own ongoing title starring the Bat-Family, beginning with the epic story “Hunt the Batman.”

Disaster strikes Gotham City, and all evidence points to the Next Batman!

Red Hood must choose justice over his family and allies when the corrupt Magistrate enlists him to bring in the new Batman dead or alive!

Featuring the entire cast from the popular Future State Batman titles, this new series kicks off the next chapter in this forbidding world of tomorrow, and does so in brilliant, monochromatic storytelling! This black-and-white series will showcase the brutal world that’s around the corner in Future State Gotham!

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BATMAN: DETECTIVE #2 continues the incredible new Tom Taylor (DCEASED) & Andy Kubert (Batman and Son, DK III) masterpiece!

The bestselling team of writer Tom Taylor and artist Andy Kubert continue their epic Batman adventure! Batman’s European adventure continues as the mystery around the organization known as Equilibrium deepens!

Just who are these enigmatic villains, and why are they out to erase the Dark Knight’s legacy? And how does Henri Ducard play into all this—can this face from Bruce Wayne’s past be the key to it all?

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

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CHILDREN OF THE ATOM #3 serves up a must-read new installment to the red hot X-MEN series!

The new CHILDREN OF THE ATOM series from MARVEL has been pure fire, and we’re loving every second of it!

This weeks issue #3 continues the awesomeness, and we cannot wait to see what’s next!

ORIGIN REVEALED! Who are the X-Men’s sidekicks behind the masks?

Meanwhile, a brand new alternative medicine is changing lives at school, but who’s recruiting the victims – I mean patients?

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Check out this super dope 2nd printing variant cover of BETA RAY BILL #1 by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, delivering a freakin’ gorgeous piece of art!

Sometimes a new printing has a cover so pretty – you gotta own that book twice, and this 2nd print variant of BETA RAY BILL #1 is one of those!

E-mail steve@thirdeyecomics.com to request this cover, while supplies last!

JOKER #3 serves up another must-read issue of James Tynion IV’S must-read new TRUE CRIME-esque take on THE CLOWN PRINCE OF CRIME & the world he inhabits! Sinister, awesome and a must for fans of the kind of BATMAN storytelling you’ve seen in books like BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR!

One of our fav new drops this year has been the JOKER ongoing by James Tynion IV, and this weeks #3, continues to impress the heck out of us!

The hunt for The Joker is under way, as Jim Gordon heads to a remote part of South America to run down a lead…and comes face-to-face with the Clown Prince of Crime himself!

The mystery around A-Day deepens, but not before an attack by the blood-thirsty Sampson family!

And in the Punchline backup story, Punchline has to face off against the Queen of Spades’ new muscle…Orca!

At the same time, Bluebird’s investigation at Punchline’s alma mater takes a dark and horrifying turn!

Need issues 1 & 2? We’ve got em both in stock to catch you up!

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GEIGER #2 tears into comic shops this Wednesday, delivering a must-read follow up to the killer first issue!

We LOVED the debut of GEIGER, and cannot wait to get our hands on the next big issue of this killer new IMAGE COMICS series!

They found it-out in the atomic wasteland, a relic from before the war! But what is it: a tool to bring hope back to humanity, or a weapon to finish what the bombs started? Depends on who gets it: the Casino Warlords of Las Vegas or the man called Geiger!

By the critically acclaimed team of GEOFF JOHNS, GARY FRANK and BRAD ANDERSON!

Need issue 1? We’ve got copies in stock to hook you up!

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HANK HOWARD PIZZA DETECTIVE IN CALIGULA’S SAFE #1 drops this Wednesday from BAD IDEA COMICS.. and is ON SALE for just ONE DAY only (Wednesday 5/12/21) — do NOT miss your chance.. oh, and it’s only $1.00!!!

BAD IDEA has been drumming up all sorts of awesomeness with their unique and cutting edge way of distributing comics, and the quality of the books has been TOP NOTCH so far!

Now, things are really taking off this new comic day with the arrival of something we’ve never seen before: a comic we’re only allowed to sell for one day!

We can take pre-orders now, we can sell to you on 5/12/21, but after that: whatever we got left, we gotta ship back to BAD IDEA!

You know what that means right? You better come see your pals at Third Eye to snag your copy of this must-have low print run release… and hey, it’s only a buck, so why not, right?

Pre-Order your copy now for in-store pick up or mail-order here.

HEROES REBORN #2 serves up the 2nd big issue in the alternate Marvel U masterpiece that conjures up memories of classics like AGE OF APOCALYPSE in regards to the world of the AVENGERS!

Make way for the adventures of Marvel’s Mightiest Megastar, the all-powerful Hyperion!

When America’s solar-powered, super-sentinel of liberty looks to return his archenemy Victor Von Doom to the other-dimensional prison of the Negative Zone, mighty Hyperion must deal with a breakout of his most powerful enemies, such as Ultron, General Annihilus and the Immortal Hulk.

Plus: A special backup tale starring Blade, Earth’s last living vampire. 

Wanna catch up? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

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JUSTICE LEAGUE: LAST RIDE #1 delivers superstar Chip Zdarsky’s (Spider-Man Life Story, Sex Criminals, Daredevil) take on the JUSTICE LEAGUE!

Once the most powerful group in the world, the Justice League was destroyed by tragedy and time, disbanding under a veil of mistrust and anger.

Now, on the eve of the universe’s greatest murder trial, the League must come together one last time…but can Superman and Batman bury the past before the cosmos’s greatest villains bury them? 

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MAGIC THE GATHERING #2 serves up a killer must-read follow-up to issue #1!

With their homes rocked by an attack – and Jace Beleren’s life hanging in the balance – Planeswalkers Kaya, Ral and Vraska must discover who is behind it all.

But as they begin to suspect one of Ravnica’s biggest Guilds is behind the attack, it becomes clear their enemy may be plotting something even more destructive…

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

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CLASSIC MORBIUS reprinted in another amazing MARVEL EPIC COLLECTION with MORBIUS: THE END OF A LIVING VAMPIRE EPIC COLLECTION!

The first era in the dark saga of Marvel’s living vampire concludes! Morbius must save Martine Bancroft from the other-dimensional clutches of Helleyes, while CIA agent Simon Stroud stalks him at every turn! In a pair of black-and-white vampire tales, Morbius struggles with a desperate attempt to end his bloodlust while facing the undead threat of the Brotherhood of Judas!

A Morbius showcase in MARVEL PREVIEW sends the living vampire on the hunt for a brutal murderer in the moors of Slade Mansion! And Morbius joins Man-Thing, Ghost Rider and the Werewolf by Night in the Legion of Monsters!

Plus: Team-ups with the Thing, Spider-Man and She-Hulk! Collecting FEAR #27-31, MARVEL PREMIERE #28, MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE (1974) #15, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #6-8 and #38; SAVAGE SHE-HULK #9-12; and material from VAMPIRE TALES #9-11 and ANNUAL #1 and MARVEL PREVIEW #8.

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Star Wars #13 delivers the 2nd chapter in the PRELUDE TO WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS that began in last weeks WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA!

CHEWBACCA has heard from an old friend with intelligence on the location of notorious bounty hunter BOBA FETT, known to be in possession of HAN SOLO.

Along with LUKE SKYWALKER, the loyal Wookiee sets off in search of his lost friend, on an adventure to Nar Shadaa… the SMUGGLER’S MOON!

 But will this mission prevent plucky astromech droid ARTOO DETOO from passing along a crucial message to Luke, one that will affect the fate of the entire Jedi Order…?

Wanna get up to date? We’ve got the 1st chapter, WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA, in stock to get you on board!

Get the full scoop on WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS with our THIRD EYE GUIDE here!

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SILVER CITY #1 delivers a killer new read from AFTERSHOCK COMICS!

When a young roughneck lands in Silver City, the gritty, purgatorial metropolis of the afterlife, she must adapt to her new existence, while attempting to uncov-er how and why she died.

Her mission is derailed, however, when she rescues a newly dead girl from a mysterious kidnapping attempt, and discovers powerful, kinetic abilities. 


Welcome to Silver City, where the sun never rises and nothing ever chang-es…until now.

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SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER’S SHADOW #2 serves up the next big issue in the WHAT IF? masterpiece by Chip Zdarsky (Spider-Man Life Story)

Spider-Man’s vicious new approach to crime has every villain on high alert! No one is safe as Peter succumbs further to his new dark powers.

Wilson Fisk wants to put an end to this deadly new Spidey once and for all, but who is really the one coordinating this takedown attempt?

And with Peter haunted more by his past each day, will someone be able to save him from his own mind? 

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

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TIME AFTER TIME kicks off an all new IMAGE COMICS series delivering killer sci-fi awesomeness with TIME AFTER TIME #1!

The year is 2140, and to escape a world with no future, many turn to the Syndicate, a criminal organization who, for the right price, will smuggle you back in time to a better life.

After working for the Syndicate for years, Tatsuo and Oscar decide to steal one of their boss’s time machines-but soon find that the one thing you can’t run from is your past.

TIME BEFORE TIME is a brand-new ongoing series where writer/artist DECLAN SHALVEY (BOG BODIES) joins forces with the WRITE IT IN BLOOD team of RORY McCONVILLE and JOE PALMER. Looper meets SAGA in this extra-sized debut issue

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X-CORP #1 adds a new layer to the world of X-MEN that Jonathan Hickman has been building!

The deals have been made. Mutantkind is safe on Krakoa.  As the Reign of X continues, what are the wants of the mutants who have everything?

Leading the charge is X-CORPORATION, headed by CXOs Monet St. Croix and Warren Worthington, a duo as cutthroat and ruthless in the boardroom as they are on a battlefield.

But X-Corp needs more than just its figureheads.

As Monet sets out to staff their team with some of the brightest and most deviant minds in mutantkind, Warren finds himself in a tense meeting with one of Krakoa’s first allies who wants to know the truth: on Angel’s wings, will X-Corp crash or soar?

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YOU PROMISED ME DARKNESS #2 delivers the 2nd issue in the red hot new indie sensation!

Yuko and Sebastian, two siblings with special abilities are constantly running from an evil being, known as the “Anti-everything,” who won’t stop until he feasts on them.

A peculiar pythoness has predicted that this very encounter could trigger the end of the world.

But Yuko and Sebastian won’t be alone in their battle as a mysterious group will soon arrive to aid.

Wanna get on board? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you up to speed!

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