MK1 WEEKLY NEW TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT : Orders due Sunday 26th June 2022

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MK1 WEEKLY NEW TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT : Orders due Sunday 26th June 2022

Spotlighting the latest new series heading our way soon.  We will finalise our order numbers for these titles this coming Sunday - with the debut issues due to arrive in as little as three to four weeks time. Place a preorder by messaging MK1 - Email shop@mk1.co.nz  Phone 07 8393728 or Facebook Messenger @Mark1Comics  or use the MK1 website Chat with us button. More preorder info below.

Along with these new launches  we will  be placing our final orders for a bunch of new issues and variant covers - the full list of titles being locked down can be viewed at the following links. 

(The links above will update each Wednesday with a brand new selection of debut series, continuing comics and variant covers every week).  

Detective Comics #1062: New Arc, New Superstar Creative Team: It’s an all-new era for DC’s longest-running series as they introduce award-winning new series writer Ram V. (The Swamp Thing), and artist extraordinaire Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire)! Together, they’ll be turning Gotham into a tragic yet beautiful gothic opera for our eyes and ears to feast on.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1062 CVR A EVAN CAGLE (W) Ram V., Simon Spurrier (A) Rafael Albuquerque, Dani (CA) Evan Cagle
GOTHAM NOCTURNE PART 1 OF 4: OVERTURE. It’s a new era for the detective of the night as we introduce award-winning new series writer Ram V (Catwoman, The Many Deaths of Laila Starr), and artist extraordinaire Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire, Superman/Batman)! Together, they’ll be turning Gotham into a tragic yet beautiful gothic opera for our eyes and ears to feast on. Something is terribly wrong with Batman. No matter the tests Bruce takes, nor the numbers he counts, the greatest detective in the world can’t pin down the source of this creeping dread—of his own inner demons and a looming mortality. Meanwhile, real demons roam the shadows as an ancient melody haunts the Gotham night. Here now the curtains rise and as the eerie tune streams in…who is human, who is demon, who is to tell? As Batman investigates the songs and the demons of Gotham, he is forced to confront the oldest question…whether there has been a demon within him all along…and if so, what does it want?…and why hasn’t it taken over yet?   MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

DETECTIVE COMICS #1062 CVR B LEE BERMEJO CARD STOCK VARIANT MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

DETECTIVE COMICS #1062 CVR C JH WILLIAMS III CARD STOCK VARIANT MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

 

BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS RED HOOD #1 (OF 2) CVR A SEAN MURPHY (MR)  (W) Sean Murphy, Clay McCormack (A) Simone Di Meo (CA) Sean Murphy
The world of Batman: White Knight continues to expand in this exciting new miniseries! With things heating up in Neo-Gotham, Jason Todd revisits his post-Robin past to find the one ally he believes will help him turn the tide in the battle against Derek Powers. Bruce Wayne is Batman. Four words that saved Jason’s life and destroyed his future forever. Banished by his mentor and damaged by The Joker, the former Robin is left to become something different, something stronger, a relentless force for justice in the city…Red Hood! With nobody to answer to, he walks the dangerous line between hero and villain. That is until he meets Gan, a local girl from East Backport who needs his help to save her neighborhood from a super-criminal terrorizing its citizens. And she’s willing to fight alongside him, whatever it takes!  MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT PRESENTS RED HOOD #1 (OF 2) CVR B OLIVIER COIPEL VARIANT  MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

WILD CARDS #1 (OF 4) MARVEL COMICS  (W) Paul Cornell (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Steve Morris 
THE LEGENDARY GEORGE R.R. MARTIN SUPER HERO SERIES COMES TO MARVEL!
Spanning more than 25 novels, more than 20 short stories, released over three decades and written by more than 40 authors, the Wild Cards series tells the story of an alternate history in which the Earth is home to super-powered individuals. When a human is infected with the alien "Wild Card" virus, the odds are that they will be killed...which is referred to as "drawing the black queen." Of those who survive, the bulk of them become "jokers," left with some strange mutated form. A lucky few are called "aces," those gifted with super-powers they can put to use toward heroes goals...or villainous ones. Now, for the first time in comic book form, see how the Wild Cards universe began with an adaptation of the very first stories in the original Wild Cards novel. Based on stories by Harold Waldrop, Roger Zelazny and series mastermind and editor, George R.R. Martin, Wild Cards is a stellar introduction to a whole new world reshaped by the emergence of superpowers.   MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 27th of July 2022. 

SUPERMAN SPACE AGE #1 (OF 3) CVR A MIKE ALLRED (W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Mike Allred
Meet Clark Kent, a young reporter who just learned that the world will soon come to an end (Crisis on Infinite Earths) and there is nothing he can do to save it. Sounds like a job for his alter ego…Superman! After years of standing idle, the young man from Krypton defies the wishes of his fathers to come out to the world as the first superhero of the Space Age. As each decade passes and each new danger emerges, he wonders if this is the one that will kill him and everyone he loves. Superman realizes that even good intentions are not without their backlash as the world around him transforms into a place as determined to destroy itself as he is to save it. Uniting the critically acclaimed writer Mark Russell (One-Star Squadron, The Flintstones) and Eisner-winner Mike Allred (Silver Surfer, Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams) for the first time, this series promises fans an unforgettable journey through U.S. history and culture starring our beloved characters.   MK1 Price $20.90 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022. 

ANT-MAN #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Tom Reilly
Flash back to the early days of Hank Pym's career as the astonishing Ant-Man! It's date night for Hank and his girlfriend Janet Van Dyne, but nobody told that to Ant-Man's enemies! Watch as Hank's ant-agonists band together to finally take down the scientific adventurer! But will anyone come to his rescue? And who is the mysterious stranger who stalks him? Join Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) and Tom Reilly (THE THING) as they explore the history of every hero (past, present and future!) called Ant-Man!  MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 27th of July 2022. 

BARBARIC AXE TO GRIND #1 CVR A NATHAN GOODEN 
(W) Michael Moreci (A/CA) Nathan Gooden
It's the moment we've all been waiting for--the start of an all-new arc of BARBARIC! Follow Owen and his magical companion, the tender, talking Axe as they spread kindness and hope in a world gone bad...just kidding! Owen, Axe, and Soren are back, and so is all the mayhem and bloodshed that follows them wherever they go! This time, they're out to settle an old score against Gladius, a wicked a$$hole who did Owen wrong way back in his barbarian days. As always...it's just f***ing barbaric. MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 27th of July 2022.

GENIS-VELL CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 (OF 5) MARVEL COMICS (W) Peter David (A) Juanan Ramirez (CA) Mike McKone
PETER DAVID RETURNS TO GENIS-VELL, SON OF THE ORIGINAL CAPTAIN MARVEL!
Both now back in the land of the living, Genis-Vell and Rick Jones are about to come crashing back into each other! Witness Genis-Vell, Captain Marvel return to the pages of his very own series written by legendary scribe Peter David, drawn by artist Juanan Ram rez!
Can Rick Jones save Genis - and himself - before they both fade out of existence? Is Rick's ex-wife, Marlo, the key? Find out when Peter David returns to take Genis-Vell to all-new heights! MK1 Price $10 due at MK1 during the week following 27th of July 2022.


ARTEMIS WANTED #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MATTEO SCALERA
(W) Vita Ayala (A) Skylar Patridge (CA) Matteo Scalera
After the events of Trial of the Amazons, Artemis is on the run from her sisters for her sins. She may say it was all in the name of peace, but not even Wonder Woman believes a word she says. Now the former member of the Bana-Mighdall is wanted by not only her people, but all Amazon tribes! Is there a future for a warrior who has destroyed her past? Find out as Artemis travels the world searching for answers and a new path forward. She’ll need all the help she can get, and it may come from the unlikeliest of sources…the Gods!  MK1 Price $11.90 due at MK1 during the week following 19th of July 2022.

DC MECH #1 (OF 6) CVR A BALDEMAR RIVAS (W) Kenny Porter (A/CA) Baldemar Rivas 
At the end of World War II, Earth was invaded by giant mechanized parademons from a planet called Apokolips. Earth’s protectors, the Justice Society of America, were devastated, and with them, the age of superheroes came to an end and the era of the Mech began. In the ensuing years, the world has stockpiled colossal battle suits piloted by elite warriors, waiting for the day Apokolips returns. But when Kal-El, the last son of a dying world, crash-lands in Metropolis with his own war suit, he’ll face down two of Earth’s finest Mech fighters, the Flash and Batman. The dawn of a brave new mechanized DCU is here from the rising star creative team of Kenny Porter (The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive, Fearless) and Baldemar Rivas (Robins, Batman: Urban Legends).  MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022.

DC VS VAMPIRES ALL-OUT WAR #1 (OF 6) CVR A ALAN QUAH
(W) Matthew Rosenberg, Alex Paknadel (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Alan Quah
One of the last secret, underground human cities is facing total annihilation and its leader—John Constantine—must plan a suicide mission to assassinate a key lieutenant in the vampire empire! Against unreal odds and with an unlikely team including Booster Gold, Deathstroke, and Mary Marvel, does the Hellblazer have one more trick up his sleeve? A gritty, violent, monochromatic companion series to DC vs. Vampires, this series will feature a brutal story with a cadre of talented creators delivering 32 pages of original content!   MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 19th of July 2022.

YOUNG JUSTICE TARGETS #1 (OF 6) CVR A CHRISTOPHER JONES (W) Greg Weisman (A/CA) Christopher Jones
Queen Perdita has been kidnapped! Mysterious armored assailants have snatched the Vlatavan royal out from beneath Bowhunter Security, leaving Green Arrow and Black Canary poisoned and comatose in the process! Now a rallying cry echoes around the globe, and across super-teams, to band together and rescue Perdita! Young Justice co-creator Greg Weisman and Christopher Jones bring you an action-packed follow-up to Young Justice: Phantoms that will rock the team to its core! Plus, each issue includes a bonus story detailing previously unseen adventures from past seasons of Young Justice!  MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 26th of July 2022.



ROGUES GALLERY #1 CVR A SHALVEY (MR)
IMAGE COMICS (W) Hannah Rose May (A) Justin Mason, Triona Farrell (CA) Declan Shalvey
SERIES PREMIERE : Writer HANNAH ROSE MAY makes her comic debut with rising-star artist JUSTIN MASON for an all-new series with DECLAN SHALVEY.
The Purge meets Scream in a home invasion thriller that follows disenfranchised TV superhero actress Maisie Wade as she is terrorized by an unhinged group of intruders cosplaying her day job's archvillains. If Maisie is going to survive the night, she'll need to be the hero she has come to despise.
GENRE Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller  The Purge meets Misery in a twist on the classic slasher tale where a celebrity's biggest fans can become her biggest foes.   MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 20th of July 2022.

PROPHET #1 REMASTERED ED CVR A LIEFELD  (W) Rob Liefeld (A) Dan Panosian, Clay Mann, Kenneth Rocafort, Philip Tan, V Kenneth Marion, Victor Bogdonavic, Dan Fraga, Marat Mychaels, Ed Piskor, Tom Scioli, Jim Rugg, Thomas Hedglen, Various (A/CA) Rob Liefeld
The issue that started it all, PROPHET #1 re-mastered by some of today's top comic book talents! Prophet made his first appearance in 1992, electrifying fandom, and we are celebrating and commemorating his impact with a star-studded roster of illustrators creating all-new magic with fresh new pages for this commemorative 30th anniversary issue!    MK1 Price $9.00 due at MK1 during the week following 20th of July 2022.



CRADLE OF FILTH #1 CVR A CHRISTENSEN OPUS COMICS
(W) Holly Interlandi, Kenny Porter (A) Menton3, Piotr Kowalski (CA) Ryan Christensen 
In the ruined halls of the Maledictus Athenaeum lie occult histories, sealed records, and cursed artifacts-this unholy archive explores the far corners of Cradle of Filth's musical legacy, a vast universe of Ageless Vampires, Mythical Creatures and Vengeful Gods. Within this hidden vault, we revisit The Succubus and Nemesis in stories from an all-star roster of comics talent. MK1 Price $13.32 (or 6.66 plus 6.66) due at MK1 during the week following 20th of July 2022. 

---------------- HOW TO ORDER:    

Existing MK1 subscribers: Get in touch with MK1 to update your subscriptions/preorders.  Email shop@mk1.co.nz  Phone 07 8393728 or Facebook Messenger @Mark1Comics  or use the MK1 website Chat with us button.

New Customers:  View our Preorder notes below and  the MK1 FAQ page for more comic Preordering / Comic Subscription information. Send us a message with your requests  - please indicate if you will be picking up your preorder in store or if you would like delivery.  We will confirm your preorders by reply - following that we will be in touch when your request is available to order from the MK1 website. Email shop@mk1.co.nz  Phone 07 8393728 or Facebook Messenger @Mark1Comics  or use the MK1 website Chat with us button.    

If placing an order close to Sunday's cut off please use the subject heading URGENT PREORDER so that we can action your email ahead of publisher deadlines.
---------------- MK1 PREORDER NOTES:  

We use Previews World's PULLBOX to manage customer pulllists/subscriptions/ongoing comic requests and to track pre orders for single comics and specific comic cover requests.  The PULLBOX app can be set up to notify customers when their preorders are unpacked at MK1.   To learn about the PULLBOX service and to request a PULLBOX invite see this MK1 info page. 

 We use the MK1 website's email function to send a link when preordered items arrive. If you don't have a MK1 website account yet you can set up an account here https://mk1.co.nz/account/register 

Pre Ordered items are kept separate from regular store/website inventory so your orders will be available even if the MK1 site indicates an item has sold out. We don't ask for a deposit or prepayment but due to the extra costs for international air freight and the high costs of sourcing comics at the moment we ask that payment is made as soon as possible once your preorder has arrived.  

PLEASE SEE OUR FAQ PAGE FOR MORE COMIC SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS and examples of how our subscription system functions.