Latest Final Order Cut Off selection: Orders due by Sunday August 22nd 2021

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Latest Final Order Cut Off selection: Orders due by Sunday August 22nd 2021

Decision time for the latest batch of new comics heading to the printers next Monday (and arriving at MK1 in three to four weeks time).

The full list of titles being locked down can be viewed at the following links

 Our chosen highlights are : 

Harley and Ivy on the road trip of the century! Following the wedding disaster of the decade, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy end up on the run from Commissioner Gordon and the GCPD! But as fun as all that sounds, Ivy still worries over leaving Kite Man at the altar… Luckily, Harley’s got the perfect scheme to shake her out of her wedding-day blues! MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 15th 2021

MAZEBOOK #1 (OF 5) CVR A LEMIRE DARK HORSE COMICS : (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Jeff Lemire
From New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer creator Jeff Lemire comes this ambitious and haunting comic series about family, mourning, and reality.

A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming it's her and that she's trapped in the middle of a labyrinth. Convinced that this child is contacting him from beyond this world, he uses an unfinished maze from one of her journals and a map of the city to trace an intricate path through a different plane of reality on an intense and melancholy adventure to bring his daughter back home.

The only way out is in . . . MK1 Price $11.90 In Store September 9th 2021

(W) Skottie Young (A/CA) Jorge Corona
Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a brand-new haunting tale. An artist named Ro retreats from the grind of the city to an old house in a small town to find solace and inspiration without realizing the muse within is not what she expected. Fans of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman will enjoy this beautiful, dark, and disturbing story of discovery, love, and terror.  MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 9th 2021

IDW PUBLISHING (W) David Tipton, Scott Tipton (A/CA) Carlos Nieto

Get caught up with the Mirror Enterprise-D before its crew-helmed by Jean-Luc Picard-faces new threats and challenges in the upcoming Mirror War event!

Following the failure of the attempt to steal ships from the Prime Universe, Picard and the Mirror Crew are called back to Earth to report to the Emperor personally... so long as they can survive the trip!   MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 9th 2021

DEATHSTROKE INC #1 CVR A HOWARD PORTER (W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Howard Porter
After suffering too many losses, Slade Wilson decides it’s time for a change. When he’s enlisted to work with an ages-old secret organization called T.R.U.S.T. who want to take down the heavy-hitter villains, he’s all in. They’ll supply him with an all-new team and resources for his new mission into the depths of the weirdest parts of the DCU, including a new partner…Black Canary! Wait what?! Enjoy explosions, kick-ass action, and new outrageous adventures as DC’s meanest S.O.B. gets tangled up in a major mystery building in the shadows of the DCU.   MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 29th 2021  
I AM BATMAN #1 CVR A OLIVIER COIPEL (W) John Ridley (A/CA) Olivier Coipel
In the throes of Future State, the streets of Gotham City cry for justice and Jace Fox answers the call! With a new and improved Bat-Suit, Jace hits the streets to inspire and protect…as he follows the trail of the voice of misinformation and violence—the anarchistic Anti-Oracle! Can the new Dark Knight counterbalance their plan to inspire armed rebellion in the citizens of Gotham?! Can one man inspire a city?   MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 15th 2021  MK1 Fear State checklist and info blog post is here
To win back her brother’s soul from Hell, Mary Locke has done the unthinkable: she’s seized control of the imprisoned Dream Lord’s artifacts of power and crossed over into his place of power, the Dreaming! Unfortunately, she’s managed to find herself in the middle of a war for the future of the kingdom, led by none other than the monstrous Corinthian…and even if she can survive that encounter, the road to Hell ends in locked gates guarded by Etrigan the Demon and the all-powerful Lucifer himself! Of course, the Locke family has always had a knack for making keys… The second and final chapter of DC and IDW’s critically acclaimed crossover saga will change the way readers see the worlds of The Sandman and Locke & Key for years to come—for fans of either title, it’s absolutely unmissable! MK1 Price $13.90 In Store September 15th 2021 
TITANS UNITED #1 (OF 7) CVR A JAMAL CAMPBELL (W) Cavan Scott (A) Jose Luis (CA) Jamal Campbell
The Titans face their greatest challenge—their own powers! Nightwing, Donna Troy, Superboy, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy, and Red Hood kick off a thrilling new case that will lead one of their own to question not only their place on the team, but their very existence. MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 15th 2021 
IMAGE COMICS (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
Mind-bending sci-fi collides with Cold War thriller in this six-issue miniseries by the bestselling and Eisner-winning creative team behind GIDEON FALLS!
In 1957, the USSR launched the dog, Laika, into Earth's orbit. Two years later, the USA responded with two monkeys, Able and Baker. These animals never returned. But, unbeknownst to everyone, they did not die in orbit...they were taken. And now they are coming home. MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 16th 2021
ETERNALS THANOS RISES #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Dustin Weaver (CA) Esad Ribic
• Eternals are created, not born. They have families, but their families make no new children.
• It's simply not what Eternals do.
• Some of them thought they could find a way to change that and believed it would be for the best.
• They were terribly, terribly wrong. 
MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 16th 2021
ENTER: AGONY! As the odds (and symbiotes!) stack against our heroes, is there any way they can win against Carnage? MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 16th 2021
LAST ANNIHILATION WAKANDA #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Narcisse, Evan (A) German Peralta (CA) Philip Tan
With the universe itself at stake, Black Panther enlists the might of the Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda to help stop the dreaded Dormammu! And leading the Wakandan forces is none other than the legendary M'Baku! Will T'Challa and M'Baku be able to defeat Dormammu's army of Mindless Ones? Don't miss this critical chapter of the LAST ANNIHILATION event as a new hero emerges! MK1 Price $10.00 In Store September 16th 2021
STAR WARS WAR BOUNTY HUNTERS BOUSHH #1 MARVEL COMICS (W) Alyssa Wong (A) David Baldeon (CA) Mahmud Asrar
THE SECRET ORIGIN OF BOUSHH! A "WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS" TIE-IN! Before PRINCESS LEIA acquired his armor to infiltrate Jabba the Hutt's palace, BOUSHH roamed the galaxy as a bounty hunter. He and his team of lethal warriors were exiled from their homeworld; but what horrible event from Boushh's past doomed them all to wander with no hope of ever returning? Desperate to survive, Boushh takes a suspicious job from a shadowy organization to assassinate DOMINA TAGGE, the leader of the powerful Tagge Family - a galactic dynasty stretching back countless generations. But Domina is the most dangerous enemy Boushh has ever faced, and the desperate exile has the most difficult choice of his life to make! ALYSSA WONG and David Balde n'S one-shot is the third of four action-packed "War of the Bounty Hunters" tie-ins about the criminal underworld's most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best STAR WARS writers and illustrators in the galaxy. MK1 Price $10.00 In Store September 16th 2021
FIREFLY RIVER RUN #1 CVR A WARD BOOM! STUDIOS (W) David M. Booher (A) Genolet, Andres (CA) Christian Ward
How did Simon save River from the terrifying Hands-Of-Blue?
The great lengths Dr. Simon Tam had to go to in order to save his only sister, River, from her captors are finally revealed in this special standalone issue!
Follow Simon's "fall from grace" as he risks it all and races against time to save River... even as she struggles to hold onto her sanity.
The truth of River's life in the Alliance Academy facility, what really happened to her there, and the origin of Firefly's greatest sibling bond is finally revealed by writer David S. Booher (Canto) and artist Andrés Genolet (Runaways)! MK1 Price $15.90 In Store September 30th 2021
MAW #1 (OF 5) CVR A KRISTANTINA (MR) BOOM! STUDIOS (W) Jude Ellison S. Doyle (A) A.L. Kaplan (CA) Ariela Kristantina
What happens when one woman becomes the real monster society has always made her out to be? Dragged by her sister Wendy to a feminist retreat on the remote island of Angitia, Marion Angela Weber hopes to gain some perspective and empowerment... that isn't at the bottom of a bottle. But everything is horribly derailed after an assault on their first night there. The violent encounter awakens something in Marion she never imagined, triggering warped mutations in her body, and awakening a hunger she can't bring herself to name. When the townsfolk react with suspicion and violence, what unforgivable act will transform Marion into the very monster they've made her out to be? A provocative five-issue horror series by award-winning journalist and opinion writer Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power) and artist A.L. Kaplan (Full Spectrum Therapy) that explores the anger of women trapped by society's expectations and the reclamation of power through collective rage, perfect for readers of Redlands and Something is Killing the Children. MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 16th 2021
LIFE IS STRANGE SETTLING DUST #1 (OF 4) CVR A PICOLO TITAN COMICS (W) Emma Vieceli (A) Andrea Izzo, Claudia Leonardi (CA) Gabriel Picolo
Max finally believes that she has found a way to cross the timelines and return to the woman she loves, Chloe Price. Features the comic debut of fan favorite characters Steph Gingrich and Victoria Chase from the original game.
LIFE IS STRANGE FCBD LEADS INTO THIS NEW ARC! MK1 Price $9.00 In Store September 16th 2021
Message us if you would like to be notified when any of the titles listed in the links above arrive (most are due here in three to four weeks time).
FOC EXPLAINED : Final Order Cut Off is the point in the week where Mk1 locks in our orders - usually about three weeks before the comics ship, longer for the volumes (this article explains more ).


 How to Pre Order:

We can set up arrival alerts for any titles mentioned in the links above.  Send us a message via Email: Phone 07 8393728 or Facebook  Messenger @Mark1Comics and we will be in touch when your request is available to order from the MK1 website.  Please advise if you will be picking up your preorder in store or if you would like delivery. Existing MK1 subscribers can use their  PULLBOX account to update orders, to place one off orders for single comics or to select specific variant covers.

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