This Week’s Highlights For Wednesday 7/31/19

Published July 30th, 2019

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POWERS OF X #1 delivers the companion series to HOUSE OF X, as the most exciting era of the X-MEN since the Claremont / Lee era continues!!

The awesomeness that began with HOUSE OF X continues in POWERS OF X this Wednesday!

This is IT, Third Eye Faithful! The X-Men are about to reclaim their place as the comic everyone is talking about, and it’s all because of the incredible take that superstar Jonathan Hickman (Secret Wars, SHIELD, East of West, Black Monday Murders) is bringing to the table with HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X!

Not since the era of Claremont / Lee or Morrison / Quitely, have we been this excited about an X-MEN initiative, and we’re telling ya now: it lives up to the hype!

We have to tell you: EVERYTHING about the HOUSE OF X / POWER OF X initiative is pure comic book goodness at its finest — like, this is some of the most exciting stuff we’ve seen hitting the world of both Marvel and DC in forever, and it lives up to the hype in every way possible!

First off — this is an initiative that’s not just being written by Jonathan Hickman, but the entire direction of mutants in the Marvel Universe as a whole, is being headed up by the one and only Hickman, the man who gave you SECRET WARS, AVENGERS TIME RUNS OUT, EAST OF WEST, and so much more!

Secondly, it’s THE X-MEN! Seriously: who doesn’t love a good X-MEN story? C’mon: many of us, and many of you, came into comics because of the X-MEN, and to see them returning back to the top level of the Marvel Universe again is a pretty big deal.

The ideas being put together in HOUSE OF X and POWER OF X are on the same wave length, and even beyond, of classic runs like Joss Whedon and Grant Morrison — but, they’re so much more than that. In fact, there hasn’t been a sense of epic world-building and bigger-than-life UNCANNY comic book energy in the X-Men like this since that iconic X-MEN #1 from Chris Claremont and Jim Lee many years back!

This is the definition of history-making comics, Third Eye Faithful, and we’re so darn excited to share these moments with you as they happen!

So, this week, the awesomeness that began with HOUSE OF X continues in POWERS OF X #1, the companion series to HOUSE OF X from Jonathan Hickman, and it’s every bit as awesome as HOUSE OF X!

in POWER OF X, superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after.

HOUSE OF X / POWER OF X are set to change the entire landscape of the X-MEN in the Marvel U, and if you haven’t read the X-Titles in quite sometime: this is the place to get back on board!

We’ve been lucky enough to read both issue #1s, and while we can’t disclose what goes down — we can tell you right now: iconic characters, the X-Men you care about, the bad guys you love to see in action, the Marvel Universe and the X-Men interacting in a way that’s downright fascinating, and a take on the X-Men that’s so fresh — you’ll never see it coming!

Need HOUSE OF X 1? We’ve still got copies in stock to hook you up!

Make sure to visit us on Wednesday 7/31/19 to get first crack at all those awesome POWERS OF X #1 variants!

With something as big as the X-MEN revival that’s happening now, Marvel has hooked us up with a TON of great alternate covers to the issue #1s to make sure you can celebrate this launch in style!

With POWERS OF X, we’ll have all the killer variant covers available on day 1 of release (and maybe some beyond that too, but quantities are limited, so make sure to come see us and get yours, or contact us about reserving yours!) — and we know you’re gonna want these!

Pictured here is one of our personal favorites, which continues the DECADES theme HOUSE OF X began on that rad CYCLOPS cover, with an epic alternate cover featuring STORM.

Click here for our Third Eye Guide to HOUSE OF X / POWERS OF X

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BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2 continues the incredible new BLACK LABEL mini-series from DARK NIGHTS METAL creators SCOTT SNYDER & GREG CAPULLO, showcasing the LAST BATMAN STORY EVER!!

We were blown away with just how freakin’ great issue 1 of this was, and we’re so pumped to see the 2nd one hitting this week.

In BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH, Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane.

And…he was never Batman.

So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he embarks on a quest through a devastated DC landscape featuring a massive cast of familiar faces from the DC Universe.

As he tries to piece together the mystery of his past, he must unravel the cause of this terrible future and track down the unspeakable force that destroyed the world as he knew it…

From the powerhouse creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the team that reinvented Batman from the emotional depths of “Court of Owls” to the bombastic power of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, DC Black Label is proud to present the bimonthly, three-issue miniseries BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH, published at DC’s standard comic trim size.

This could be the last Batman story ever told…

In issue #2, the world has been destroyed, and Batman is on a quest to find out who’s responsible. But when villains from his past begin to complicate things for the Dark Knight, he finds an unlikely ally in a place known as “the Plains of Solitude.”

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

Get the exclusive COVER B variant to BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2 for normal cover price while supplies last!

Check out this SICK cover B variant from the legendary JOHN ROMITA JR for issue 2 of BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH!

We’ll have plenty of copies in stock this week to hook you up for normal cover price!

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The BATMAN WHO LAUGHS concludes with BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #7 this Wednesday — and sets the stage for what’s to come with BATMAN / SUPERMAN #1!

The awesomeness of the DARK MULTIVERSE that we first saw come to light in DARK NIGHTS METAL has had us hooked, and this BATMAN WHO LAUGHS mini-series has been an incredible follow-up to the iconic new bad guy who took comic shops by storm in METAL!

Now, the series is wrapping up, and setting the stage for what’s to come with BATMAN / SUPERMAN #1, and we could not be more stoked!

It’s the final showdown between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs…but how do you defeat a foe who knows your every instinct and every move?

Bruce Wayne will have to outsmart Bruce Wayne in this ultimate test of good versus evil. You can’t miss this finale to the epic miniseries that will tear up the very foundations of Gotham City!

Wanna catch up? We’ve got issues 1-6 in stock to get you current!

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SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY writer & SEX CRIMINALS co-creator Chip Zdarsky is serving up the best DAREDEVIL we’ve seen in ages — get on board with DAREDEVIL VOL.1 KNOW FEAR

Holy crap – SEX CRIMINALS & MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE writer Chip Zdarsky is really doing something special with his DAREDEVIL run, and we’re loving EVERY SECOND OF IT!

The next chapter in the ever-surprising saga of Daredevil! After a brush with death, Matt Murdock must piece together his shattered life – and that includes returning to action as Daredevil!

But years of trauma have taken their toll, and becoming the guardian of Hell’s Kitchen he once was won’t be easy.

Mistakes will be made along the way – and this time, one might actually prove to be the end of him.

Because when a criminal dies, and Daredevil takes the blame, Matt must go on the run in a desperate bid to clear his name! But even he can’t outrun judgment forever.

And with DD’s absence from Hell’s Kitchen, the real devils can come out to play. Collecting DAREDEVIL (2019) #1-6.

The team behind HARROW COUNTY reunites to tell an all new horror masterpiece with MANOR BLACK #1 this Wednesday!

We’re HUGE fans of the DARK HORSE horror series, HARROW COUNTY, and when we saw that the team of Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook would be reuniting for a whole new horror spin — we had to give it a big shout out!

From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis.

Roman Black is the moribund patriarch of a family of powerful sorcerers.

As his wicked and corrupt children fight over who will take the reins of Manor Black and become representative of the black arts, Roman adopts a young mage whom he gifts his powers to with the hope that someone good will take his place against the evil forces out to bring down his family and legacy.

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DEADLY CLASS TP VOL.8 delivers the next slab of punk rock assassin awesomeness this Wednesday!

Loved the show? The comic is even better — find out why and start reading this week!

We’re all huge fans of both the show and the graphic novel of DEADLY CLASS at Third Eye, and we’re super freakin’ pumped to dig into it this week when it hits!

In volume 8, the crew returns to Kings Dominion to discover things have changed in their absence.

The program has changed. Master Lin’s schemes revealed. Betrayal. Mystery.

The secret of the catacombs beneath the school. A reckoning for the corrupt. Our friends try to hold everything together as Freshman Finals loom ever closer… RICK REMENDER and WES CRAIG’s darkly humorous look at the 1980s underground comes full circle.

Start Reading DEADLY CLASS with DEADLY CLASS VOL.1 REAGAN YOUTH TPB for only $9.99!

It’s 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can’t focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin’s top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he’s failing is “Dismemberment 101,” and his crush has a doubledigit body count.

Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the world’s top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained.

Murder is an art. Killing is a craft.

At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn’t always metaphorical.

CULT MARVEL FAVORITE DEATH’S HEAD returns with DEATH’S HEAD #1 in an all new miniseries!

The dystopian world of DEATH’S HEAD was always a favorite of ours, and we’re pretty stoked to see a return to it in this all new mini-series!

When a job goes wrong, intergalactic mech merc Death’s Head wakes up half-assembled at a punk show!

And if the crowd full of deodorant-eschewing youths wasn’t enough, the Young Avengers show up!

Well, half of them anyway. Hulkling and Wiccan face down the best freelance peacekeeping agent in this universe!

If the worlds of 2000AD combined with the MARVEL UNIVERSE, DEATH’S HEAD is what you’d get!

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MY NEW LIFE AS A VILLAINESS VOL.1 delivers a killer new manga series that fans of SWORD ART ONLINE will love!

We’re all big manga heads at Third Eye, and we are so pumped for this brand new series which is a must-read for fans of SWORD ART ONLINE!

When a woman is reborn into an otome video game as the villainess, how can she play to win?

At the age of eight, Katarina, a girl of noble birth in another world, has an accident that unlocks her memories-of playing an otome game that’s exactly like the life she’s living now.

There’s one problem: she realizes that she’s playing the role of the villainess, and only bad endings await her! What will it take for her to “break the game” and live a happy life?

PRODIGY TP VOL.1 collects the first mini-series of MARK MILLAR’s (KICK-ASS, MAGIC ORDER, OLD MAN LOGAN, WANTED) newest character!!

One of our favorite recent releases from the one and only Mark Millar is the killer new series PRODIGY, which features art by HUCK & AMERICAN VAMPIRE superstar RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, and is a darn good read!

Edison Crane isn’t content being the world’s smartest man and most successful businessman-his brilliant mind needs to be constantly challenged.

He’s a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, a genius composer, an Olympic athlete, and an expert in the occult, and now international governments are calling on him to fix problems they just can’t handle.

Collects PRODIGY #1-6.

SPAWN #299 continues the Countdown to SPAWN #300 and delivers the 2nd MCFARLANE Amazing Spider-Man homage cover as it pays homage to ASM #299 — featuring an all new Todd McFarlane character’s first appearance with THE RAPTURE!

OK, folks, we’re telling ya now: SPAWN 300 is gonna be one of the biggest things to hit the shop this year, and we’ve been getting more and more pumped as Todd has been counting down with each and every issue!

Beginning with issue #298 (still in stock!), McFarlane began doing homages to his original AMAZING SPIDER-MAN covers on #298, 299 and beyond, and were LOVING it!

The story on this one is great, the excitement for 300 is huge, and yes, these are books that are worth the cover alone, cause of how cool a riff it is!

Snag yourself a copy of SPAWN #299 this week — and if you need #298, we have you covered!

“WAR TO 300,” Part Two: Witness the debut of TODD McFARLANE’s newest creation-The Rapture!

Heaven’s answer to the mythic Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, these eternal warriors are tasked with eliminating the plague called humanity from the face of the Earth.

The WAR TO 300 rages! Next month, new allegiances will form, new enemies will rise, and history will be made!

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LADY HELLBENDER debuts in VENOM ANNUAL #1 this Wednesday!!

All things VENOM have us excited right now, and this weeks VENOM ANNUAL is another VENOM must-have!


After a busy few months, Eddie Brock and the symbiote are back together, but their union isn’t so perfect anymore…

Meanwhile, the galaxy’s fiercest monster hunter is headed to Earth with a taste for klyntar…Plus!

The Origin of Lady Hellbender!

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BATMAN SECRET FILES #2 features a must-read CITY OF BANE tie-in!!

CITY OF BANE is upon us, and it’s the biggest thing to hit the BATMAN title in a minute, and we’re loving everything we’re seeing so far!

In this weeks BATMAN SECRET FILES #2 one-shot, Bane’s conquering Gotham City, but he’s not doing it alone. In this Secret Files issue, read about Bane and his cabal: The Joker, the Riddler, Hugo Strange and the Psycho-Pirate.

Brutal stories of madness, murder and hatred done by some of comics’ greatest talents!

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JASON AARON’S next big AVENGERS arc begins with AVENGERS #22 – a great jumping on point for one of the best AVENGERS runs in ages – with CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS Chapter 1!!!! 

Jason Aaron has been totally killing it on AVENGERS, and this weeks issue #22 is the PERFECT place to get into it if you haven’t already!


Robbie Reyes wants to get rid of the flame-headed monster inside him.

So it’s time to do the common sense thing: perform an exorcism on his car.

Only problem is, Johnny Blaze, the king of Hell, has some plans of his own for the newest Ghost Rider and his Avengers friends!

Wanna catch up on those back issues? We’ve got issues 1-21 in stock to get you current, along with the TPBs as well!

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