March brings us a plethora of #1s landing on the shelves this week with crossovers, returns, specials, tie-ins and just plain old new starts - Check out the highlights here and then all the books on the jump
SPIDER-GWEN SHADOW CLONES #1 - GHOST-SPIDER'S LIFE TURNS UPSIDE DOWN! Ghost-Spider comes face-to-face with some of the deadliest Spider-Man villains, including Doc Ock, Sandman, Vulture and more! But wait! Why do they all look like Gwen! Writer EMILY KIM (SILK) and artist KEI ZAMA (AVENGERS MECH STRIKE) take Gwen down a twisted path as she must stop whoever is cloning her into infamous Marvel villains!
DC RWBY #1 - The world of Remnant comes crashing into the DCU! Grimm are running amok around Gotham, and Batman’s on the hunt to find whoever brought these mysterious monsters to his city. But as the trail goes cold, the Dark Knight finds himself face-to-face with none other than Team RWBY! What other effects are taking hold around our world with Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang here, and what does it mean for the future of the DCU?! Marguerite Bennett returns to RWBY with Meghan Hetrick and Soo Lee for an epic tale of adventure spanning every corner of the DC Universe!
ROGUE AND GAMBIT #1 - DESTINY STRIKES YOUR FAVOURITE X-MEN DUO!
Krakoa is on a precipice. Destiny alone can see what's coming - but the precog cannot act. For that, she'll need her adoptive daughter, Rogue. Husbands need not apply! But with mutant duties stealing Rogue away so much these days, Gambit is determined to make the most of the mission and put some Cajun spice back into their increasingly complicated love affair. He just has to make it out of the bar first. Powerhouse writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Millie the Spy) joins fan-favorite artist Carlos Gomez (X-Terminators, Amazing Spider-Man) for a thrill ride that'll lay bare some of Krakoa's biggest secrets!
ALL NIGHT & EVERY DAY ONE SHOT #1 - It's time to party! While celebrating is the last thing grief-stricken introvert Michaela wants to do, her friends drag her out for the night and end up trapping her in a hellish curse: a party that never ends, with no way to escape...not even by dying!
Now she must navigate the labyrinth of the legendary Banquet Hideous all on her own and learn its terrible secrets before she is consumed forever!
This horrifying new 48-page Prestige Format One Shock by acclaimed writer Ray Fawkes (Constantine, Gotham by Midnight, JACKPOT!) and sensational artist Andrea Frittella (Borgata Gordiani) will rock you to your core...eternally!
BARBARELLA CENTER CANNOT HOLD #1 - Beyond the edge of known space lies...the Unnamable. Myth? Gods? Malevolent force? No one knows. No one but the one force in the universe that can stand against the Unnamable: the Architects, hidden guides of our galaxy for untold eons. Enter Barbarella, on a desperate quest to find and convince the Architects that a war with the Unnamable will spell the death of Every. Living. Thing. Get ready for tension, excitement, espionage, and the secret of how to defeat an empire. Fun, romance, and cosmic adventure beyond the furthest reaches of the galaxy!
BUFFY THE LAST VAMPIRE SLAYER SPECIAL #1 - It's been 4 years, and Buffy, Angel, and Thess have been living in relative peace as a dysfunctionally cozy family. But nothing can last forever...
Tara might not be dead, but they're losing hope for her staying among the living, and strange new vampires have been sighted.
To get to the bottom of these unfolding horrors, our gang will have to head underground... and face the horrifying true cause of the decline in vampire activity!
COSMIC GHOST RIDER #1 - VENGEANCE REAWAKENED!
In a far-flung corner of deep space, Frank Castle has eked out a quiet existence, his days as Cosmic Ghost Rider finally behind him. But across the universe, a vicious bounty hunter is leaving a trail of bodies in his wake and his name is Cosmic Ghost Rider!
When Frank's peaceful existence is shattered, he must suit up once more and face his most savage enemy yet - himself! Be there for the start of a sprawling space adventure with shocking twists and turns in the saga of Cosmic Ghost Rider!
HALLOWS EVE #1 -Spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Hallows' Eve gets her own series! Janine Godby's world has been blown up several times in her life, but this time. she has a bag of super-powered masks and a chip on her shoulder. She's on the run from the police, but there's someone else after her too. Don't miss this breakout character break even bigger!
I AM IRON MAN #1 - Beneath the red and gold armor is a hopeless romantic, a genius inventor, a war hero, a billionaire, an Avenger, a person, TONY STARK. Dynamic Duo Murewa Ayodele and Dotun Akande (MOON KNIGHT: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD, IRON MAN #25 and AVENGERS UNLIMITED) unite again to journey through the rich history of IRON MAN - telling stories never seen before that are set in iconic eras of ol' Shellhead. No better way to celebrate Iron Man's 60TH ANNIVERSARY than getting to watch him be the Earth's mightiest hero who we love so much. Kaiju battles under the sea, alien invasions in the desert, a rescue mission in outer space, all that and more are to be expected in this new series - ideal for readers new to Iron Man and longstanding fans of the Golden Avenger.
MURDERWORLD GAME OVER #1 - The grand finale!
The big prize! Bodies are piled high and only one person can win it all! Arcade's darkest game comes to a close and anything can happen...especially if Natasha Romanoff has something to say about it. Arcade's circus-style contests have been a punchline in the past, but writers Ray Fawkes (One Soul, Constantine) and Jim Zub (AVENGERS, CONAN THE BARBARIAN) and artist Netho Diaz (THUNDERBOLTS, LEGION OF X) are here to put the "murder" back in "Murderworld." Don't miss it!
PHANTOM ROAD #1 - Dom is a long-haul truck driver attempting to stay ahead of his tragic past. When he stops one night to assist Birdie, who has been in a massive car crash, they pull an artifact from the wreckage that throws their lives into fifth gear. Suddenly, a typical midnight run has become a frantic journey through a surreal world where Dom and Birdie find themselves the quarry of strange and impossible monsters. It's grindhouse horror meeting high-concept supernatural fantasy in the first issue of a bold new miniseries from JEFF LEMIRE (THE BONE ORCHARD MYTHOS, LITTLE MONSTERS) and GABRIEL HERNÁNDEZ WALTA (The Vision, Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: Old Man Whittier), the Eisner Award-nominated creative team behind the bestselling Sentient series.
RED ZONE #1 - Randall Crane, an unassuming American professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at NYU, is called in by the US government for a secret international mission back to Russia, where his long-buried secrets come to light. When his support team of commandos is ambushed and killed, it's up to Randall to fight his way out of Russia using his "particular set of skills."
RICK AND MORTY PRESENTS TIME ZOO #1 - Rick and Morty realize that nothing has really changed for them over the past couple of years. In fact, it seems like the world is still the same. No new music genres. Or movie stars. Or video games. And that cheese in the fridge is getting real weird. When Rick and the entire Smith family realize they're trapped in a Time Zoo, it's up to Summer to save the day. No, really. Summer has to save the family.
ROCK & ROLL HELL #1 - The summer of '91. Rural Finland. The Rock and Roll Hell Open Air metal festival is in full swing with the American death metal band Feral Carnage set to headline. During their set, what is first mistaken as an elaborate pyrotechnic show turns out to be the second coming of Jesus Christ. Taking one look at the people in attendance of the show, Christ damns the festival and orders his army of heaven to smite them from his fathers creation. Fueled by beer, weed, and the imperious power of metal, Feral Carnage must summon the forces of hell to fight back
SHAZAM FURY OF GODS SPECIAL SHAZAMILY MATTERS #1
SKULL & BONES #1 - A merchant vessel on the high seas is besieged by a vicious crew of pirates, but the fighting is interrupted by a devastating typhoon. When the storm crashes in, it leaves predator and prey stranded on an island somewhere in the Indian Ocean. Discover the mysteries and danger that will betide them all. A gritty story set in the merciless world of Ubisoft's upcoming pirate game.
Set in the world of the upcoming Ubisoft Skull and Bones game.
SPIDER-MAN UNFORGIVEN #1 - SPIDER-MAN GETS THE FRIGHT - AND FIGHT - OF HIS LIFE! RAIZO KODO and the clanless vampires of the FORGIVEN scour the underworld for the most dangerous ghouls and creatures known to man! But when former Sorceress Supreme SALOM returns with a devastatingly devious plan, these moral monsters might run into more trouble than they bargained for. And mixed up in the middle of it all is the one and only AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
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