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Nathan Liberty

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Vampirella: Valentine’s Day Special #1 - Complete Cover Checklist

This Valentine's Day Eve, fans of Dynamite Publishing’s VAMPIRELLA are in for a treat. Vampirella: Valentine’s Day Special #1 will be receiving beautifully illustrated, exclusive covers from talents like Shannon Maer, Ryan Kincaid, Mike Mayhew, Natalie Sanders, Warren Louw, Dawn McTeigue, Jay Anacleto (who is providing two connected covers), and Lucio Parrillo. As per usual, you can expect nothing but incredibly well done covers with breathtaking and vivid beauty from some of the industry’s finest.

Vampirella: Valentine’s Day Special #1 hits shelves on Wednesday, February 13th. Needless to say, you are going to want to track down as many of these incredible covers as possible!

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Shadowplay #1 from the World of Stabbity Bunny

From creators Richard Rivera (Stabbity Bunny), Alex Lobato, and artist Clara Meath (Swamp Lights), Shadowplay #1 will be the first issue in a new series from Scout Publishing. Shadowplay is a brand new adventure that takes place in the Stabbity Bunny universe featuring both fresh and familiar faces for Stabbity’s fans. This epic adventure series will reveal a little more of the beautiful, wonderful, and sometimes horrifying world of Richard Rivera's Stabbity Bunny universe.

Shadowplay #1 is set to hit shelves on January 30, 2019. To mark this incredible event, Scout Publishing and Comic Burst have teamed up for a very limited exclusive variant cover by Dwayne Biddix for the groundbreaking first issue.

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Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse - Complete First Appearance Checklist

Marvel’s recent hit in the theaters, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, has left quite the impression on fans of the web-slinging superhero. The film boasts an all star cast and some of the most beautiful animated superheroes have seen to date. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse offers something for even the most dedicated of fans while still being attractive to fresh faces. The movie may raise questions for the experienced and fresh faces alike, though. Who are all those OTHER ‘Spider-people’? Where did they come from? What's their deal?

Comic Burst has your back! To celebrate this epic cinematic event and the increased interest in the “other” Spider-Men and Spider-Women of the Marvel Universe, we put together a comprehensive list of first appearances for characters featured in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Now go find your favorite versions of Marvel's favorite wall crawler and their backstory!

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Fantastic Four Villains Variant - Complete Cover Checklist

The first family of Marvel is throwing a “Fantastic” wedding for their own Ben Grimm (a.k.a The Thing) and his bride Alicia Masters. But this is no ordinary wedding, it is a comic book wedding, so expect plenty of shenanigans, anarchy, and of course… VILLAINS!

For December 2018 the Fantastic Four and Marvel Comics will be celebrating this milestone with some incredible exclusive covers, featuring the greatest villains the Fab Four has faced in their 50+ years. You can look forward to artists such as Gabriele Dell’otto, Adi Granov, Alan Davis, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jen Bartel, and many, many more!

So get ready for some crazy, off-the-wall action from our favorite rock person as he tries to tie the knot and realize his dream of living a normal life with someone. It will no doubt be Clobberin’ Time as good ol’ Ben gets married and deals with folks you can guarantee weren’t on the wedding party list!

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Detective Comics #1000 - Complete Cover Checklist

With over eighty years in the making, Detective Comics will be celebrating a major milestone with its 1,000th superhero packed issue! With an absolute parade of all-star talent, DC Comics has put together a dream team in honor of the series that defined DC Comics itself. With a massive creator lineup and a virtual dream team of artists signed on, DC is pulling out all the stops for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Detective Comics #1000 will be presented by creators Warren Ellis, Paul Dini, Tom King, Brian Michael Bendis, Peter J. Tomasi, Various, James T Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Kevin Smith, Christopher Priest, Dennis O'Neil and Geoff Johns with illustration provided by Alvaro Martinez, Joëlle Jones, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Maleev, Jim Lee, Kelley Jones, Steve Epting, Tony S. Daniel, Greg Capullo, Neal Adams, Doug Mahnke, and more! So get ready for one of the biggest and most anticipated celebrations in DC history when Detective Comics #1000 hits shelves on March 27, 2019!

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Conan Vs Marvel - Complete Cover Checklist

“By Crom!” He has returned! That's right, everyone's favorite Barbarian is back where he started his (comic) adventures: Marvel Entertainment. Get ready for sword swinging action in furry skivvies as Conan takes on Marvel heroes and villains alike! To celebrate the new Conan the Barbarian #1, Marvel will be releasing exclusive covers showcasing the insanely popular Samarian from artists Mark Bagley, Carlos Pacheco, Humberto Ramos, Dale Keown, Mike McKone, Inhyuk Lee, J. Scott Campbell, and more! So get ready, because starting in late December and on into January, Conan the Barbarian will be invading a horde of different series and reminding everyone to “Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women or men.”

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Conan the Barbarian #1 (2019) - Complete Cover Checklist

Conan comes full circle! After eighteen years, it makes a return to Marvel, its original U.S. publisher. Creator Jason Aaron (Thor, Doctor Strange) along with artist Mahmud Asrar (All-New X-Men) will be at the helm, and it is quite apparent the project is in the right hands. When asked about the upcoming project, writer Jason Aaron had this to say:

"I've literally been preparing for this job since I was 13 and discovered my first Robert E. Howard, Conan paperback in a used bookstore in my little hometown of Jasper, Alabama. I devoured every Howard book I could find after that, and I've been making up Conan stories in my head ever since."

With a massive following that spans nearly 100 years, Conan’s Marvel-ous return will no doubt be a massive win. Conan The Barbarian #1 hits shelves on January 2nd, 2019.

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TMNT Shredder In Hell #1 - Complete Cover Checklist

Oroku Saki, better known as the dreaded Shredder, is dead. But his story is far from over, as his soul is now traversing the terrifying abyss that is hell! Shredder’s battles in Hell are just beginning… what will be left of his soul if he makes it through?

Absolute legend and fan favorite artist Mateus Santolouco returns to the world of TMNT as both the writer and artist! To celebrate the The Shredder’s new mini-series exclusive covers from select retailers have been announced to commemorate this epic event. So power up the Technodrome, call in Rhino and Warthog, and throw on your favorite cheese grater as a mask, because The Shredder goes to Hell hits shelves on January 9, 2019!

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Marvels Annotated (2019 & 1994) + Marvels 25th Anniversary Variants- Complete Cover Checklist

The golden age of the Marvel Universe returns! Creators Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross will be marking the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking Marvels series with Marvels: Annotated #1. Set in 1939, photojournalist Phil Sheldon will show readers a fresh perspective on superheroes. Through his eyes you will see epic (and somewhat terrifying) clashes like Namor: The Submariner and The Original Human Torch. Behold the pride and patriotism that America felt when the one and only Captain America made his world changing first appearance. You won't want to miss this everyman’s look back on classic battles and heroes. Marvels: Annotated #1 hits shelves on February 13, 2019.

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Miles Morales: Spider-man #1 (2018) - Complete Cover Checklist

From Eisner Award-winning creator Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt, Exiles) and artist Javier Garron (Ant-Man, Inferno) comes Miles Morales: Spider-Man #1. MM:SM#1 is a refreshing, down-to-earth look at Miles Morales and the everyday challenges that accompany being a teenager: social hierarchies, parents and their expectations, schoolwork/homework, and on. On top of that, Miles Morales shoulders the responsibilities of being Spider-Man, fighting enemies like Rhino, a new Iron-Spider, and a maniacal plethora of equally formidable “Spidey foes”.

"Part of what we love about Spider-Man is all the crap he goes through. And Miles will be dealing with some dark realities of our modern world. But I also want this book to have a bright thread running through it, because what we really love about Spider-Man is that he keeps us smiling no matter how grim things seem." -Saladin Ahmed

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #1 hits shelves on December 12th, 2018.

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