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Friday FOC Roundup for 7/12/19

Posted by Jon Garnett on

Friday Night FOC Roundup!

Good evening Super Friends! It’s Friday!! That means its time for your weekly Final Order Cutoff roundup! All of these titles are on FOC on Monday July 15th, and most are in stores on August 7th! If you are interested in ordering a copy, please let us know BEFORE the end of the day on Monday to guarantee that you get one!

From Dark Horse and in stores on 8/7 is Berserker Unbound #1 (of 4). A merciless sword and sorcery warrior finds himself blasted through a wormhole to a modern-day metropolis where he must protect those around him from an evil wizard determined to send him to hell. From the Eisner Award-winning team of Jeff Lemire, Mike Deodato Jr., and Frank Martin comes this urban warrior fantasy series! With a variant cover by Mike Mignola!


From DC and in stores on 8/7 is the beautiful Gabrielle Dell’Otto variant cover to Batman #76! "City of Bane" continues! Bane has taken over Gotham City, and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least, not a Batman anyone recognizes. Flashpoint Batman is now patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice and taking out rogue villains who haven't yet signed on with Bane. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't want to play along- and distrust in those who do! Meanwhile, a surprising ally has come to Bruce Wayne's aid, nursing him back to health so that he can get back to his city.

Next from DC and in stores on 8/7 is the amazing DCeased #4! READ THIS BOOK! The Daily Planet has become a beacon of hope for the living as the Anti-Life Equation sweeps the planet. What's left of the Justice League have begun to gather there, bringing survivors and family alike. But the city is being overrun with infected humans...and superhumans! The war for Metropolis begins! Main cover by Andy Kubert, Variant cover by Mattina, and Horror Movie Poster Variant by Tasia M.S.!


From DC and in stores on 8/7 is the awesome Skan variant cover to Deathstroke #46! It's all-out war between Rose and Jericho in the wake of Deathstroke's murder. Rose is hell-bent on punishing the one responsible for Slade's death, while Jericho will stop at nothing to prevent further bloodshed, even if it means using Lex Luthor's gift-an immense power upgrade-to bend his sister's will. As Jericho takes a dark turn...will the ends justify the means? Or is Jericho's path to villainy only just beginning?

Year of the Villain rolls on, and it gets its first One-Shot! Sinestro Year of the Villain #1 is in stores on 8/7! As the universe tilts towards doom, great forces awake in an effort to stop Lex Luthor's mad plans. Dispatching Sinestro, Luthor sends the former Green Lantern to bring these old gods under control or destroy them before they reach Earth. Now, wielding the power of the ultraviolet spectrum, Sinestro finds his new foes even more dangerous and perplexing than he expected, when realizes any damage he inflicts is immediately repaired. Written by Mark Russell with art and cover by Brandon Peterson!

From IDW and in stores on 8/7 is HG Wells The Island of Dr. Moreau #1 (of 2). IDW founder and Diablo House writer/co-creator Ted Adams joins Locke & Key artist/co-creator Gabriel Rodríguez to present an all-new adaptation of H.G. Wells' classic science fiction novel. As relevant today as when Wells wrote it in 1896, The Island of Doctor Moreau addresses the question all scientists should ask themselves: "Just because we can do something, does that mean we should?" This bold adaptation gives us a new protagonist in the form of Ellen Prendick, whose point of view shines a new light upon the horrific events on the cursed island, providing unique insights into one of the world's favorite stories.

Next from IDW, a new My Little Pony series kicks off with Feats of Friendship #1! Come one, come all, to the School of Friendship's very first sporting event-the Feats of Friendship! As Sandbar, Smolder, Gallus, Ocellus, Yona, and Silverstream prepare for the new competition, they realize they're going to need one more pony to round out their team. Enter Swift Foot, a mysterious new exchange student! But will she help strengthen the Young Six's bonds of friendship-or just drive them apart? Jealousy threatens our favorite youngsters in this brand-new miniseries!

Lastly from IDW, TMNT #95 Second Print is in stores on 8/7! Jennika becomes a new female Turtle after receiving a blood transfusion! The road to issue #100 continues with her first cover appearance on this 2ndprint cover!

From Image Comics and in stores on 8/7 is Coffin Bound #1! Cars! Guns! Entropy! Chased by an unstoppable killer, Izzy Tyburn has decided that if the world won't have her in it, it can have nothing of her at all. She's re-treading her life, leaving nothing but burned rubber, ash, and the sun-scorched bones of those who get in her way. Join writer DAN WATTERS (Sandman Universe: Lucifer, LIMBO), artist DANI (2000AD, Girl with No Name), and colorist BRAD SIMPSON (JESUSFREAK, MCMLXXV) on a road trip through a blood-splattered life. A “Grindhouse crime chase desert noir fever dream!”

Next up from Image and in stores on 8/7, DIE is back with issue #6! NEW STORY ARC! "SPLIT THE PARTY," Part One: Forget escaping Die-half of our heroes can't even escape the remains of shattered Glass Town. Is there any way out? Of course there is. It's just whether or not you can pay the price. Jump aboard the commercial smash series here! Variant cover by Peach Momoko!


From Marvel and in stores on 8/7 is Absolute Carnage #1! After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to make his grand return to New York in a blistering 60-PAGE story... and he wants to paint the town red! 60 pages for $7.99! Open to order variants: ArtGerm, Blank, Action Figure, Deodato Party, Hotz Connecting, Kuder Young Guns, and Ron Lim!




Next up from Marvel is Agents of Atlas #1! PROTECTING EVERY CORNER OF THE MARVEL U.!By popular demand, ATLAS debut in their own series as AMADEUS CHO, SILK, SHANG-CHI, WAVE, JIMMY WOO and all your favorites defend the cross-Asian portal city of Pan against the science-magic threat of one of Marvel's classic villains! Classic science-magic super hero fun combined with young and old heroes from multiple lands clashing with one another, fighting monsters and maybe saving the world along the way! And who is ISAAC IKEDA, the Protector of Pan? PLUS: Where are the original AGENTS OF ATLAS? Namora, M-11, Gorilla Man and Marvel Boy in an all-new top-secret mission!

Next up from Marvel and in stores on 8/7 is Black Cat #3! Surprising no one, Black Cat's heist of Doctor Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum has gone horribly wrong.Felicia and her crew are under attack in a place where any wrong turn or opened door means certain death.It would take an insane amount of luck to get out alive. How much luck would it take to get out alive with the loot? Main cover by J Scott Campbell, open order variant by Inhyuk Lee!


Spinning out of Fantastic Four and in stores on 8/7 is Future Foundation #1! When the Richards family is called back to Earth to be the Fantastic Four again, they left behind the Future Foundation - a think tank of the most brilliant young minds in the universe - with one mission: to find the pieces of and rebuild their friend Molecule Man. But that's proved harder than imagined as this crew of young geniuses, Atlanteans, Mutants, Moloids and androids have run into every problem in the Multiverse. Now, with the leadership of Alex and Julie Power and a little extra firepower from guest professor Yondu Udonta, the team will undergo their most dangerous mission yet - a PRISON BREAK! Jeremy Whitley (UNSTOPPABLE WASP) and Will Robson (GREAT LAKES AVENGERS; Spawn) take the Future Foundation on a heart-pounding journey across time and space!

Immortal Hulk #22 is in stores on 8/7 and has an awesome variant cover by Ryan Brown featuring Abomination! Shadow Base has one goal: to stop the monsters, the forces of chaos - And give their power to men of order. But the monsters have goals of their own. And now they're working together.RICK JONES remembers everything... and you wouldn't like him when he's angry.

Next from Marvel and in stores on 8/28 is Marvel Comics #1000! THE GREATEST TALENT EVER ASSEMBLED FOR ONE STORY! THIS IS THE BIG ONE! In celebration of Marvel's 80th Anniversary, we have gathered together the greatest array of talent ever to be assembled between the covers of a single comic book! Names from the past, from the present, and even the future! Every page is filled with all-new work from this cavalcade of comic book luminaries!There is a mystery that threads throughout the Marvel Universe - one that has its origins in MARVEL COMICS #1 and which unites a disparate array of heroes and villains throughout the decades! What is the Eternity Mask, and who is responsible for the conspiracy to keep it hidden? And what new player will make their startling debut as these secrets are peeled away? Featuring the entirety of the Marvel Universe of characters! 96 pages for $9.99! With a main cover by Alex Ross, and open to order covers by Allred 60s Cover, Andrews Decade Cover, Bagley 00s Cover, Blank Cover, Brooks 40s Cover, Garcin Collage Cover, Hildebrandt Cover, Lim 90s Cover, McGuiness Cover, Smallwood 70s Cover, Tedesco 80s Cover, and Skottie Young Cover. Meet or Exceed Variants include: Dell’Otto Cover, In Hyuk Lee Cover, J Scott Campbell Cover, and Quesada wraparound Cover and will be $10.99





Lastly, continuing the 80thanniversary of the House of Ideas, in stores on 8/7 is the Sensational Spider Man Self Improvement #1 (One Shot). In honor of Marvel's 80th Anniversary, we've uncovered a hidden gem! Fan Randy Scheuller submitted an idea of Spider-Man donning a black suit before SECRET WARS, but his story was never printed. So we tasked SPIDER-MAN legends PETER DAVID and RICK LEONARDI with bringing it into the light!Then read a story by two of the creators who told the first printed stories of the black costume, TOM DEFALCO and RON FRENZ! 48 Pages for $4.99!

From Dynamite and in stores on 8/7 is Death Defying Devil #1! The Winslow House is in shambles, but people call it home. It is a place for people who have almost nothing but are trying to make a life for themselves. It is also in a bad neighborhood, and no one will stop criminals from tormenting the residents...until The Death-Defying Devil shows up!But when the Devil tries to step in and protect the innocent, things take a turn for the worse and he finds himself trapped inside the house, being taken care of by the same people he was trying to save.Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Wonder Woman) and Walter Geovani (Red Sonja, Clean Room) present the story of The Death-Defying Devil and a group of neighbors who will do what it takes to keep their home, and each other, safe! Variant by Lucio Parillo and more!


From Action Lab and in stores on 8/7 is Adventure Finders Edge of Empire #1! Clari is bubbly as Barbie, noble as She-Ra, and as violent as any anime warrior princess you've ever seen! Young Clariette and her friends Jolfe the Wizard and Ariarra the Healer are tossed directly into a full scale battle as thousands of orcs, beasts, and ogres attack the gigantic convoy of the noble Lord Justinius as they prepare to take up their post guarding Clariette's home town of Good River! When all seems lost, an unexpected ally appears!

Next from Action Lab and in stores on 8/7 is Herald Lovecraft & Tesla Bundles of Joy #1! Aleister Crowley sends his Scarlet Women to offer Houdini a deal. Howard and Sonia's exploits have painful consequences. Tesla begins testing of his Ceryx ex Praeterito dream machine.

From Archie Comics and in stores on 8/7 is Archie Married Life 10 Years Later #1 (of 6). 10 years later, a landmark moment in Archie Comics history is being revisited! ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE 10th ANNIVERSARY, is a sequel to the headline-making 2009 'Archie Wedding' storyline. The original storyline written by Michael Uslan answered Riverdale's longest-running question: will Archie marry Betty or Veronica? Fans were treated to two alternate worlds that explored each possibility and Uslan's sequel picks up both stories ten years later. See how much life has changed for Archie, his family, and the rest of Riverdale in this new and exciting mini-series.

From Titan Comics and in stores on 8/7 is Lenore Volume III #1! The world's cutest cadaver! The most lamentable leading lady! The gruesome goth girl herself! The gothic icon Lenore returns at last, in a brand new series from creator Roman Dirge. A demented pickle hat begins its mad killing spree!