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Soon to have his very own Fox animated series, print & web comic sensation, Axe Cop returns to Fantom with an all-new mini-series! Everything is safe. The reason why? Axe Cop has become the President of THE WORLD! Someone should have told the aliens who are about to invade us, though. Axes up in AXE COP: PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD #1 (OF 3)! Written by 8-year old phenom Malachi Nicolle and drawn by his 31-year old brother, Ethan!

Nickelodeon's fan-favorite series returns with a new trade paperback, AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER-THE PROMISE PART 3! The Harmony Restoration Movement having failed, the four nations return to war and the heroic Aang must find an end it by whatever means necessary! Written by the talent behind the sensational American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang and drawn by the mega-talented Gurihuru (Wolverine and Power Pack)!

A Star Wars franchise favorite returns  with an entirely new four-issue mini-series, STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL-DEATH SENTENCE #1! A galaxy far, far away will know fear… again. Darth Maul lives and with his brother, Savage Opress are on the run and wanted dead or alive. They are determined to stay very much alive. Covers by legendary Star Wars painter Dave Dorman!
Len Wein, the mind behind some of comics' greatest creations, Wolverine and Swamp Thing, takes on the man who will destroy/save The Earth in BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #1 (of 6) with Sentry co-creator and artist Jae Lee!

Damien Wayne, master assassin and current Robin, wants to be the last Robin standing and he begins with the equally deadly and unstable former Robin, The Red Hood in BATMAN AND ROBIN #11! If you haven't been following this comic, you've been missing out on one of the best, most thoughtful action series currently on the stands. Written by Peter Tomasi and one of comics' best, most innovative artists, Patrick Gleason!

A silver coin is handed to the traitor Judas and will become entwined in history and play a hand in the shaping of mankind and The DC Universe! THE JUDAS COIN is a brand new hardcover tale written by master storyteller, Walt Simonson (Thor); featuring the characters The Viking Prince, Bat Lash Two-Face and The Batman!

An iconic 1980's hero returns to DC Comics with HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1 (of 6)! The villainous Skeletor lets loose an attack on Eternia while elsewhere, a displaced young man wakes up in a world he no longer remembers! Written by Earth 2's James Robinson and drawn by former Batman and Robin artist Philip Tan!
Science has managed to clone Jesus and the first thing they do is give him a reality TV series. PUNK ROCK JESUS #1 (of 6), sure to be one of the most controversial and most talked about series since, well… Before Watchmen; is written and drawn by Sean Murphy, the artist behind the stellar mini-series, Joe The Barbarian.
Jericho, geek-favorite TV series, gets the Buffy and Smallville treatment and gets its story continued in comics form in JERICHO SEASON 4 #1, a new ongoing series! Following the events of Season 3, the inhabitants of Jericho find themselves visited by John Smith, the man who may have tried to end the world.

80's babies, this is your month! IDW brings the fondly remembered toy line, BATTLE BEASTS, to comics! A linguist unlocks the secrets of an ancient scroll, unlocking the secrets of a world populated by animals born into battle. BATTLE BEASTS #1 (of 4) in July!

The 80's meet 90's in the ultimate crossover: DANGER GIRL/G.I. JOE #1 (of 4)! Two of comics' greatest covert ops teams meet to face the villainy of COBRA! We're more excited for this than anyone should have a right to be!
The comics and television phenomenon reaches a significant milestone in WALKING DEAD #100! A hundred issues in and characters who've lost nearly everything will face new threats and losses. Featuring covers by Image Comics top artists such as Marc Silvestri (The Darkness), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Sean Phillips (Fatale) and Spawn's Todd McFarlane!

A lone chicken will rise to the challenge of keeping America safe in CHEW: SECRT AGENT POYO #1 one-shot written by the Chew team of writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory!

In a small Wisconsin town, the dead will rise for just one day. On this day, the dead will take over everything and the living must try survive to see the dawn. REVIVAL #1, written by Tim Seely and drawn by Mike Norton.

Humanity has found a way to reach the beyond our stars. The Hypernaturals, a galaxy-wide cadre of superheroes has watched over them and when they are needed most; they simply disappear and the fate of  the universe is left to long retired Hypernaturals who must train a new generation of heroes to protect humanity from newer and deadlier threats. HYPERNATURALS #1, a new series, written by New Mutants scribes Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning.

One of comics' best and most innovative series returns in SCOTT PILGRIM COLOR HARDCOVER VOL. 1: PRECIOUS LITTLE LIFE and in beautiful, living color! Relive the thrill of Scott meeting Ramona! Sex Bob-Omb band rehearsals! Includes previously never before seen bonus materials!
Someone in this world is a solder; a soldier trained in the art of war. Somewhere in this world is a soldier comprised of science and secrets. Somewhere in this world; this soldier has been fed lies that could end this world. Somewhere in this world; he's fallen into enemy hands. Everyone should be worried. BLOODSHOT #1, a new ongoing series, is written by Birds of Prey writer Duane Swierczynski and drawn by former Black Widow artist Manuel Garcia.
Amazing Spider-Man is one of this summer's most hotly anticipated movies and Marvel Comics ups the ante! The Lizard aka Dr. Curt Connors, lead villain in the upcoming movie, has been cured; only to find the serum that used to unleash his demon has been turned onto to New York City! Add to this the returns of Morbius, The  Living Vampire and The Kingpin and Spider-Man more than has his hands full in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689 & #690!

Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue. This July, Carol Danvers, the former Ms. Marvel, rises to the rank of captain in the all-new ongoing series CAPTAIN MARVEL #1, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick and drawn by newcomer Dexter Soy! And, as if that weren't enough; she teams up with Spider-Man in a tale of high-flying adventure in AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #9, written by DeConnick and drawn by former Wonder Woman artist Terry Dodson!

A man walks into Marvel's office with a pitch. "Punisher. In space." Beginning in July, the four-issue mini-series SPACE PUNISHER, written by Grifter writer Frank Tieri and drawn by former Ghost Rider artist Mark Texeira!

Writer Jeph Loeb and artist Simone Bianchi, the team behind the controversial death of Sabretooth return to answer the question, "How did Sabretooth survive being beheaded by Wolverine?" He gets better in WOLVERINE #310!

From the pages of Astonishing X-Men comes an exciting new series, X-TREME X-MEN #1, featuring Captain James Howlett, Kid Nightcrawler and Emmeline Frost, The X-Men of a very different, very deadly reality!

And there you have it; the very best of the month of July! As always, if you have any questions about ordering any of these comics, feel free to contact us.

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