This Week's Highlights at Third Eye Comics for Wednesday 9/5/18

Published September 3rd, 2018

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The missing link between THANOS WINS and INFINITY WARS is revealed in the THANOS LEGACY one-shot from DONNY CATES & GERRY DUGGAN

THANOS WINS and VENOM writer DONNY CATES returns to the MAD TITAN in this crucial one-shot tying into INFINITY WARS!
We’re HUGE fans of writer Donny Cates and his work on THANOS WINS and VENOM, and we’re also big fans of writer Gerry Duggan and his killer INFINITY WARS saga, so we’re pretty stoked to see the two teaming up to explore the events that bridge THANOS WINS to INFINITY WARS before Thanos’s fate was revealed.
How did Thanos’ journey back from the future lead to the events of INFINITY WARS PRIME? Now it can be told!

Get the killer THANOS LEGACY #1 George Perez variant for just $4.99 cover price!

There’s a ton of killer alternate covers coming down the pipeline for THANOS LEGACY, and this one featuring art by INFINITY GAUNTLET all-star GEORGE PEREZ is a MUST-HAVE!
Make sure you scoop a copy for your collection this week at Third Eye!
 
 
 


Third Eye Faithful, if you haven’t read THANOS WINS, you gotta check it out. What’s the scoop on THANOS WINS?

One of our absolute favorite reads of this year has been the incredible Donny Cates THANOS run featuring a future version of THANOS returning to present day Marvel pleading for present Thanos’s help.. after killing the entire Marvel Universe.
Throw in the debut of COSMIC GHOST RIDER (who we don’t want to spoil the identity of, but we promise: it’s rad), and one hell of an amazing story — and this is one of the best graphic novels you can buy this summer!
Ask the most powerful beings in the Marvel Universe how they fear the universe will end, and in their most honest moment, they will answer with two words: “Thanos wins.”
And now, it looks as though that disturbing thought is about to become a horrific reality!
See what happens when the Mad Titan gets his way!
Thanos journeys to the end of time and his moment of complete victory…and still isn’t happy with what he sees. Witness the Mad Titan’s greatest glory – and ultimate shame! And no matter what form Thanos’ victory takes, is there any way that anyone – or anything – can possibly survive?
Featuring the Silver Surfer and introducing the all-new cosmic Spirit of Vengeance, Ghost Rider!
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BULLY WARS #1 debuts from I HATE FAIRYLAND creator SKOTTIE YOUNG and it’s a blast!!!!

We are HUGE fans of creator SKOTTIE YOUNG at Third Eye, and his incredible IMAGE series, I HATE FAIRYLAND, is one of our biggest favorites!
So, when we saw Skottie had a brand new series hitting this week, we wanted to give you all the special Third Eye heads up that — hey, YOU NEED THIS! It’s THAT good!
In BULLY WARS, Rufus, the biggest bully in Rottenville since kindergarten, suddenly goes from bully to bullied on the first day of high school.
He’s forced to make a shaky pact with his favorite geeks: Spencer and his twin sibling besties, Edith and Ernie.
Together they’ll have to find a way to survive the Hunger Games-like contest known simply as the BULLY WARS-where the winner will rule the school!
 

Get the totally rad BULLY WARS #1 Cover B variant by Skottie Young for just $3.99 cover price this week at Third Eye!

There’s a handful of great covers on BULLY WARS #1, but we especially dig the Cover B variant featuring the art of Skottie Young himself!
Make sure you snag yourself a copy this week while supplies last, Third Eye Faithful!
 
 
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MONSTRESS TP VOL.3 delivers the next highly anticipated collected edition of Image’s steampunk meets Kaiju masterpiece!!

We’re huge fans of MONSTRESS, and we know that like us, many of you follow this one in trade paperback, and we don’t blame ya – it’s so darn satisfying digging into a big slab of comic goodness when a new trade hits!
In MONSTRESS VOL.3, Maika has spent most of her life learning how to fight, but how will she fare when the only way to save her life… is to make friends?
Collects MONSTRESS #13-18
 
 

Never read MONSTRESS? Start with MONSTRESS VOL.1 for only $9.99!

What’s MONSTRESS all about? It’s STEAMPUNK by way of KAIJU madness in this original fantasy epic for mature readers, as young Maika risks everything to control her psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, placing her in the center of a devastating war between human and otherworldly forces!
Imagine the nihilistic undertones of NEON GENESIS EVANGELION combined with the beautiful aesthetic of LADY MECHANIKA, and that really captures the feel of MONSTRESS!
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BATMAN: PRELUDES TO THE WEDDING collects all of the lead-ups to the epic Batman / Catwoman wedding story arc!!

Wedding bells are ringing in Gotham City…and the criminal underworld is determined to silence them!
Following The Joker’s discovery that Batman and Catwoman are getting married, Gotham City’s villains jump into action.
If they are going to lose one of their own, it’s not going to be so their greatest foe can be happy!
This new title collects Robin vs. Ra’s Al Ghul #1, Nightwing vs. Hush #1, Batgirl vs. The Riddler #1, Red Hood vs. Anarky #1 and Harley Quinn vs. The Joker #1.
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The Vertigo revival continues with the launch of the all new ongoing DREAMING #1 this Wednesday!

One of the most beloved highlights of the Vertigo era in the ’90s was the incredible SANDMAN spin-off series, THE DREAMING, which was all about.. well, the Dreaming — aka the kingdom of Dreams.
From the upheaval of THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1 rises THE DREAMING-a kingdom in chaos.
There is a place where stories are born.
Today its walls lie slashed and bleeding.
Dream has abandoned his realm, and until he is found, its residents must protect its broken borders alone.
But the most senior storysmiths are tormented by invasive secrets, the warden Lucien is doubting his own mind-and beyond the gates something horrific waits with tooth and talon.
Only Dora, the monstress, finds opportunity in madness, stealing dreams for the highest bidder. But she has no idea how deep the danger lies.
Meanwhile, in Dream’s gallery, something new is growing…
Wanna get on board with the very first of the Vertigo revival? We have plenty of SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1 in stock to get you up to speed!
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COVER #1 delivers the next big creator-owned masterpiece from Brian Michael Bendis (DAREDEVIL, SUPERMAN, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, POWERS, ALIAS, and more)!!

We’re loving the incredible burst of creativity coming from comics legend BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS as he absolutely kicks butt on his first year at DC Comics, and we’re super pumped about his next big release, COVER!
Years in the making, from the award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and multimedia sensation David Mack, comes a brand-new graphic novel experience.
And it’s all kind of based on a true story. Sort of…
Deep in the American intelligence community, someone realizes that comic book creators, who travel all over the world to sell their wares, might make the perfect cover for operatives in the dangerous, topsy-turvy world of intelligence and counterintelligence…and that’s when all hell breaks loose.
This is the story of the time the world of comics and the world of international spywork smashed together-with unexpected results!
Artist David Mack, follows his Emmy nominated work on Jessica Jones, and his critically acclaimed video work for Dashboard Confessionals and Amanda Palmer, brings another completely unique vision to this driving comedic spy story that is also a beautiful Valentine to all those creators who sit alone and make beautiful stories.
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BATMAN: A LOT OF LIL GOTHAM collects the entire all ages LIL GOTHAM series featuring art by DESCENDER’s DUSTIN NGUYEN!!

One of our favorite things from the last few years has gotta be the awesomeness that was LIL GOTHAM, and we’re so stoked to see a big ol’ complete collection that brings the entire 12-issue series together in one volume!
This new trade paperback collects BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #1-12, featuring some of the most adorable versions of Gotham City’s colorful cast of heroes and villains you’ve ever seen!
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Get your Surfer fix with the new SILVER SURFER ANNUAL #1 featuring an incredible untold tale of the Silver Surfer !

OK, so first: we love this awesome cover by artist MARCOS MARTIN. It reminds us a ton of those old school Moebius forays into the Marvel Universe, and that’s a very good thing!
Secondly: this story ruled! What’s the scoop? Why – it’s an UNTOLD STORY of the dark and tragic past of the SILVER SURFER, brought to you the mighty Marvel way by ETHAN SACKS (writer of OLD MAN HAWKEYE) and ANDRÉ LIMA ARAÚJO (of the THANOS ANNUAL)!
Anxious to find a world worthy enough to sate the mighty hunger of GALACTUS, Norrin Radd’s early explorations as the Devourer’s new Herald bear no fruit.
Until the Surfer discovers an exotic alien planet teeming with life…and energy enough to finally satisfy his master. But can the Surfer really doom an entire sentient civilization just to save his own?
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BORDER TOWN #1 kicks off an all new ongoing DC Vertigo series that has us super stoked!! 

We really think DC has it right this time with their relaunch of the Vertigo imprint, which had been better known in the past for mature-themed stories that fell outside the realm of normal DCU superhero stuff, and Third Eye Faithful, as huge fans of Vertigo growing up.. we’re loving the new stuff that’s coming out of Vertigo this Summer!
Don’t miss the start of this all-new ongoing Vertigo series by writer Eric M. Esquivel (Gregory Graves, Ricanstruction) and artist Ramon Villalobos (Nighthawk, America).
When a crack in the border between worlds releases an army of monsters from Mexican folklore, the residents of Devil’s Fork, AZ, blame the ensuing weirdness-the shared nightmares, the otherworldly radio transmissions, the mysterious goat mutilations-on “God-dang illegals.” With racial tensions supernaturally charged, it’s up to new kid in town Frank Dominguez and a motley crew of high school misfits to discover what’s really going on in this town torn between worlds.
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Fantasy legend, ELRIC, returns in an all new series with ELRIC: THE WHITE WOLF #1!

The gorgeous comic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s world-renowned cult fantasy saga, acclaimed by the public, critics, and Moorcock himself!
A year has passed since Elric left Imrryr, his palace and his throne, leaving behind a heartbroken Cymoril.
For a year he has walked the Young Kingdoms, under the distant gaze of his protector, Arioch.
A year since he traded his skills as a wizard and fighter to the highest bidder, forging, in each battle, the legend of the albino warrior whose Black Sword terrifies the bravest of warriors.
Today he is no longer Elric de Melnibone, the four hundred and twenty-eighth Emperor of the people of R’lin K’ren A’a.
Today, the Young Kingdoms know him as the White Wolf.
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BATMAN #54 delivers a crucial one-shot issue in Tom King’s epic run featuring comics legend MATT WAGNER (MAGE THE HERO…, GRENDEL, etc)!!

We’re telling ya right now: Tom King knows how to pick some damn good artists, and when we saw that the legendary Matt Wagner would be following up the legendary Lee Weeks with a special one-shot tale focusing on Dick Grayson.. we knew were in for a treat!
Dick Grayson—the original Robin—gets to spend some quality time fighting crime with his mentor for the first time since Batman popped the question to Catwoman.
It’s a walk down memory lane as Bruce Wayne helps Dick get over the loss of his high-flying acrobat parents, which in turn led to his crime-fighting career.
Guest artist Matt Wagner (Mage, TRINITY) jumps on board for this special issue!
One-shot interludes like this are the PERFECT place to sample King’s fantastic Batman run, and find out why everyone is so on board with this!
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James Bond: ORIGIN #1 delivers the definitive accounts of James Bond’s early years in an all new ongoing series! 

At last, the definitive account of James Bond’s exploits during World War II!
MARCH, 1941: Seventeen-year-old James Bond is a restless student in Scotland, an orphan, eager to strike out and make his mark on the world.
But a visit by an old family friend coincides with THE CLYDEBANK BLITZ, the most devastating German attack on Scotland during the War.
James will fight through hell to survive, coming out the other side determined to make a difference. He’ll find his calling in a new British government service, secret in nature…
The ongoing epic kicks off, by JEFF PARKER (Future Quest, Thunderbolts, Batman ’66) and BOB Q (The Green Hornet)!
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Margaret Atwood (author of the Handmaid’s Tale) delivers a killer new series taking on the GOLDEN AGE of comics!

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale, comes this historical fiction graphic novel tracing the Golden Age of comic books.
Oursonette, a fictional Nazi-fighting superheroine, is created at the peak of World War II by comic book creator Al Zurakowski who dreams of making it big in the early world of comics publishing.
A story that follows the early days of comics in Toronto, a brutal war that greatly strains Al personally and professionally, and how the rise of post-war American comics puts an end to his dreams.
Internationally and New York Times best-selling novelist Margaret Atwood and acclaimed artist Ken Steacy collaborate for one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary events!
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WWE NXT: THE BLUEPRINT delivers the first in a series of NXT one-shots and it’s awesome!!

OK, so how can you go wrong with WWE NXT, right? We know there’s a lot of fellow wrasslin’ fans here at Third Eye, and we know many of you enjoy NXT as much as we do, so we had to give this one a shout out!
Now, learn the untold stories behind NXT in this special weekly event. In the year 2012, Triple H and Dusty Rhodes head to Florida to begin the newest era of WWE
 
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Image’s UNNATURAL continues to deliver a killer read with this weeks UNNATURAL #3! A must for fans of OMAHA THE CAT DANCER, BLACKSAD, and more!

We’re loving the new Image series, UNNATURAL, and this weeks issue #3 continue the awesomeness as Leslie’s date night goes spectacularly well-until it goes horribly wrong!
Seriously, it gives “bad date” a new meaning. Meanwhile, Trish continues to look for answers…
Wanna get on board? We’ve got issues 1 & 2 in stock to get you current!
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JUSTICE LEAGUE #7 continues Scott Snyder’s incredible new JL series!

One of our favorite books of 2018 has gotta be the new JUSTICE LEAGUE series from DARK NIGHTS METAL writer SCOTT SNYDER, and this weeks #7, delivers another massively awesome issue!
It’s wall-to-Source-Wall Justice League action as artist Jim Cheung rejoins writer Scott Snyder!
Hawkgirl takes wing against Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor; John Stewart faces off with old foe Sinestro; the Flash must run down the Still Force-empowered Gorilla Grodd; and Wonder Woman tackles the tag team of Black Manta and Cheetah—underwater, no less!
Wanna get caught up on JL? We’ve got issues 1-6, along with the prelude mini-series, NO JUSTICE, in stock to get you current!
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WALKING DEAD VOL.30 NEW WORLD ORDER delivers the next slice of WALKING DEAD!!

WALKING DEAD is one of our favorite series to follow in trade paperback format, and we’re stoked to see the next WALKING DEAD vol.30.
NEW FRIENDS. NEW ENEMIES. NEW THREATS. IT’S A WHOLE NEW WORLD.
Collects THE WALKING DEAD #175-180
 
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ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 debuts this Wednesday with a whole lotta Asgard, tying into INFINITY WARS! Featuring THROG! Yes, the Mightiest Frog of Thunder!

Spinning out of the events of INFINITY WARS comes an epic space opera from DEADPOOL veterans Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli!
Angela, the not-so-beloved half-sister of Thor. The hotheaded Valkyrie – and the human who shares her form, Annabelle Riggs. Skurge the Executioner, freshly returned from Hel. Throg, the mightiest frog of thunder. Kevin Masterson, the boy who took his father’s mace to become the hero Thunderstrike.
And the Destroyer, the Asgardian armor built to take down Celestials – its wielder unknown.
The events of INFINITY WARS set NEBULA off on a quest to rule the galaxy – wielding an Asgardian weapon even Thor would fear – and it’s up to this team of gods, assassins, frogs and heroes to stop her.
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