He's Got Issues #204.2: DC Comics, 10/17/18

New Releases from DC Comics for October 17, 2018

Aquaman #41

(Cover A Ricardo Federici), $3.99

(W) Dan Abnett (A) Vicente Cifuentes, Lan Medina (CA) Ricardo Federici

From the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE, the road to "Drowned Earth" starts here!

Aquaman is missing-and the world has gone to hell! With Arthur imprisoned by Black Manta, Queen Mera is left to deal with the arrival of an alien armada aiming to punish the Earth for the sins of Atlantis. As the cosmic tides begin to rise, Mera finds herself in a fight for her very life when the flood unleashes new horrors of the deep!

Batman #57

(Cover A Tony S. Daniel), $3.99

(W) Tom King (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel

The KGBeast isn't working alone. As the Cold War between Batman and the Russian killer heats up, Batman's nose for mystery gets to twitching when he suspects there's more to the KGBeast's attacks than initially thought. Not only does this tie back to the court case Bruce Wayne sat on involving Mr. Freeze, there's another villainous Gotham ghoul in play-but whom?

Cover #2 (Of 6)

(Cover A David Mack), $3.99

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) David Mack

Nazi-hunters? Escape artists? Some M.I.A. for decades? Exactly how long have comics creators been part of the intelligence community? Follow the latest recruit from the Comic-Con circuit as he falls in with this mysterious crowd. The secrets he uncovers about its legacy will shock and delight, well, just about everyone.

This whip-smart multimedia explosion by lifelong collaborators Brian Michael Bendis (writer of SUPERMAN and ACTION COMICS) and David Mack bring the worlds of spies and comics together in a loving mash-up that celebrates both. Fans of David's multimedia comics work are in for a once-in-a-lifetime treat.

Damage #10, $2.99

(W) Robert Venditti (A) Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan (CA) Dale Keown

Damage vs. the Justice League! Returning to the covert lab that created him, Damage vows to shut the superior-soldier program down. However, the recruit faces a two-front war, one that he might not be able to win: on one side, a newly upgraded Damage host sporting deadly new features; on the other side, the collective might of the Justice League! Might be time to raise that white flag of surrender, soldier!

Green Lanterns #57

(Cover A Mike Perkins), $3.99

(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Mike Perkins

And after that, it's Hal Jordan versus the Cyborg Superman for all the marbles in the heart of Coast City! You might recall that the last time Cyborg Superman visited that town, things did not turn out well...

Harley Quinn #52

(Cover A Julian Totino Todesco), $3.99

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Sami Basri (CA) Julian Totino Todesco

Trapped in a future he doesn't understand, Captain Triumph can't battle his way out of our modern world, as all his efforts lead to disaster. That causes him to butt heads and trade punches with his would-be protector, Harley Quinn. Can Harley talk her way out of this clash? And more importantly, where's she getting a time machine so she can send Captain Triumph home?

Injustice 2 #36, $2.99

(W) Tom Taylor (A) Daniel Sampere, Juan Albarran (A/CA) Bruno Redondo

Events align leading up to the storyline in the Injustice 2 video game. Gorilla Grodd takes center stage as Earth's deadliest menace, while secretly in the service of the intergalactic menace known as Brainiac.Which heroes will survive to face him? And what role might the imprisoned Superman play as events come to a head?

Justice League #10

(Cover A Francis Manapul), $3.99

(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Francis Manapul

THE ROAD TO "DROWNED EARTH"! When Wonder Woman learns that Cheetah gained new powers and killed the Greek sea god, Poseidon, that sets Aquaman off on a search for answers, bringing him into conflict with an entity known as the Flood, a herald for long-dead ocean gods with an ancient grudge against Poseidon, Atlantis and, well, everyone else on Earth. Who are those guys? Some very big fish-and you know what big fish do? Eat smaller fish like Aquaman and his Justice League buddies!

Justice League Dark #4

(Cover A Riley Rossmo), $3.99

(W) James TynionIV (A) Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez (CA) Riley Rossmo

"The Witching Hour" part three! Everything the Justice League Dark thought they knew about Wonder Woman and Hecate has proven to be wrong...and the Parliament of Trees is about to pay the price! Hecate knows this world isn't strong enough to resist the Otherkind, so she's going to burn it down and replace it with a world of her own...starting with that ancient grove!

Lucifer #1

(Cover A Goni Montes), $3.99

(W) Dan Waters (A) Max Fiumara, Sebastian Fiumara (CA) Goni Montes

Lucifer is missing. Having embarked on a dangerous journey to find the mother of his abandoned son, the Prince of Lies finds himself imprisoned and crippled by mysterious forces who seek to torment him for their own terrible ends. Meanwhile: a car is crashed, two witches blind themselves, a tumor speaks its first words, and a perfectly good bowl of oatmeal is left to go cold.

New Challengers #6 (Of 6)

$2.99

(W) Scott Snyder, Aaron Gillespie (A/CA) V Kenneth Marion, Sandu Florea

Final issue! Now that they've uncovered the face of their true enemy, the New Challengers must band together to stop the unstoppable-a reawakened space god with unlimited power, weaponized to tear reality apart! Their borrowed time is just about up-will our team of heroes be able to save the very fabric of reality as we know it?

Nightwing #51

(Cover A Mike Perkins), $3.99

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Garry Brown, Travis Moore (CA) Mike Perkins

Don't forget, this issue features an enhanced foil cover by Mike Perkins!

After the cataclysmic events of BATMAN #55, our hero doesn't remember training to fight, being a member of the Bat family, or being a superhero...and he could not be more content. It's his life, and he's happy to just live it with new friends and a roof over his head (wherever that roof might be). So when Blüdhaven finds itself without a protector and a new group of vigilantes pick up the slack, Grayson is more than happy to yield any perceived responsibility to the people of the city. But as things start to spiral out of control, muscle memory kicks in...and he is startled to discover that he's more than just a pretty face.

Pearl #3 (Of 6)

$3.99

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Gaydos

From the Peabody and Eisner award-winning creators of Jessica Jones comes a brand-new force of nature. Her name is Pearl...a master tattoo artist and reluctant assassin for the modern-day yakuza. With Pearl's dangerous secret now revealed, her chances of happiness in her yakuza clan have all but disappeared. With real true love revealing itself to her for the first time, Pearl begins to discover her story isn't completely written yet. It's the latest beautifully illustrated, fully painted chapter by Michael Gaydos.

Scooby-Doo Where Are You #95

$2.99

(W) Derek Fridolfs (A) Scott Jeralds, Derek Fridolfs

Sunday! Sunday! SUNDAY! And Scooby and the gang are spectators at the local monster truck mash-up! But when the Diesel Dragon invades the track driven by the barbaric Black Knightmare, can anyone stop them? A certain Machine is here to solve that Mystery!

Sideways #9

$2.99

(W) Dan DiDio (A) Max Raynor (CA) Kenneth Rocafort

Everything's going sideways for Sideways in the pages of Sideways-and that means trouble for our titular hero. Trapped in the Dark Multiverse with no escape, Derek James comes face to face with this world's ruler, Perrus. A so-called benevolent dictator, Perrus rules his world with an iron fist and forces its citizens into slavery, so Sideways decides it's time for a revolt. The revolution proves unsuccessful, but it leads Sideways to a "super" discovery that could save this world and himself.

Teen Titans #23

(Cover A Nick Derington), $3.99

(W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Nick Derington

The Teen Titans head to Gotham City, where they must thwart a plot to assassinate Commissioner Gordon! So who is the mysterious figure giving Robin his intel, and how does he know so much? Speaking of Robin, is he developing real feelings for the magical Djinn, or is he falling under the spell of her mystical ring? Meanwhile, more secrets come to light and more drama unfolds, putting Kid Flash and Red Arrow at odds!

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