Comic Book Checklists

Death of Wolverine #1-4 Complete Cover Checklist

Wolverine has lost his crucial healing factor thanks to a virus he picked up in the Microverse. Earth’s greatest minds, including Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), vow to find a cure, but Wolverine being, well, Wolverine, accepts accepts that it is lost and moves forward. Although still incredibly deadly, the Wolverine will have to deal with foes from his past and a bounty out on his head while being more vulnerable than ever. Created by Charles Soule with art by Steve McNiven, The Death of Wolverine mini-series carries heavy consequences for not only Wolverine, but the entire Marvel Universe.

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Return of Wolverine #1-5 Complete Cover Checklist

What does the return of Wolverine mean for the Marvel Universe? How will his return effect Old Man Logan and X-23? Starting this month, we will start getting these answers and more, as the final chapter in Wolverine’s death-and-return arc concludes in the long anticipated Return of Wolverine. The initial five issue run will tell of his return, and be followed by a regular, ongoing series for the “resurrected” mutant. There is absolutely no doubt that big things are on the way for the newly-back-from-the-dead Wolverine.

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Punisher (2018) #1 Complete Cover Checklist

Frank Castle is back! Matthew Rosenberg returns to the storytelling helm with Punisher #1, part of Marvel’s Fresh Start Initiative. Italian Artist Riccardo Burchielli, best known for his work on critically acclaimed comic series “DMZ”, will be turning a few heads with his vivid illustration of one of Marvel's most controversial antiheroes.

“We’re going back to Frank Castle with a handgun and a knife, stalking the streets of New York, and getting his hands dirty"
-Matthew Rosenberg in a Marvel.com interview

With a new chapter in Frank Castle's war, we are bound to see some incredible fights and villains along with what are sure to be some hot variants. Punisher #1 will be released..

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Doomsday Clock Complete Cover Checklist

Doomsday Clock is a direct sequel to Alan Moore’s The Watchmen and continues story elements from several other DC crossover events: Superman Reborn, The Oz Effect, and The Button. This ground breaking event will conclude the New 52 & DC Rebirth storyline.

Series creator Geoff Johns felt like there was "an interesting story to be told in DC Rebirth with Doctor Manhattan and Superman." Each comic in the 12 part maxi-series will feature two covers from artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson.

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Fantastic Four (2018) #1 Complete Cover Checklist

The first family of comics returns in Marvel’s Fantastic Four #1! Written by Dan Slott with art by Sara Pichelli, it is expected to have a list of mind-blowing variants from artists like Artgerm, Alex Ross, George Perez and Scottie Young. The long-awaited return of Marvel's most fantastic family will absolutely be one of comic's biggest events this summer. It goes without saying that if you are picking up only one Marvel title this month, Fantastic Four #1 should be it!

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Amazing Spider-Man #1 (2018) Complete Cover Checklist

After nearly ten years of incredible storytelling and character development, The Amazing Spider-Man’s Dan Slott is passing on the reins to one of Marvel's biggest and most recognizable characters. In March 2018 it was announced Nick Spence would take over creative responsibilities as part of the “Fresh Start” initiative. Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski said “This new #1, with jaw-dropping art by Ryan Ottley and Laura Martin, is not only a perfect jumping-on point for new readers–it builds on everything Dan’s been doing for the past ten years and seamlessly continues the adventures of everyone's favorite wall-crawler! Amazing Spider-Man is one of our flagships titles, steering the Marvel Universe in an exciting new direction, perfect for readers new and old.” You can find Nick Spencer’s The Amazing Spider-Man #1 on sale July 2018.

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Batman #50 Complete Cover Checklist

Batman and Catwoman say “I do" in DC’s Batman #50, the culmination to one of the longest running on-again, off-again “romances” in comic book history. The relationship between Selina Kyle and Bruce Wayne began in Batman’s first solo series, where Catwoman was introduced in Batman #1 during the spring of 1940, along with The Joker and Hugo Strange. She served as more of an antagonist than a true villain like Joker, with her motivations more led by greed than evil or chaos, though this did not stop her from holding her own against Batman or whomever got in her path.


Despite varying artists and writers throughout the years, each interaction of Batman and Catwoman was a subtle mixture of confrontation and flirtation. Finally, over 75 years later, “The Bat and The Cat” are finally tying the knot and fans have plenty to celebrate. Expect not only the happy union of Bruce and Selina in Batman #50, but also over 20 variants (and counting) from an all-star lineup of artists like Tyler Kirkham, Francesco Mattina, Frank Cho, and many more. Batman #50 is an unforgettable and momentous occasion in comic book history!

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