Welcome to another installment of Monday Telemetry, a weekly blog from The Launchpad that covers some of the more interesting releases or events that are coming to the store in the coming week.
BLACKEST NIGHT TALES OF THE CORPS #3
In this 3-issue miniseries, writers Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi (GREEN LANTERN CORPS) reveal the secrets behind the Lanterns of BLACKEST NIGHT! Bear witness to Blue Lantern Saint Walker's pilgrimage of hope, Star Sapphire Carol Ferris' sacrifice for love, Green Lantern Kilowog's courageous beginnings, Red Lantern Vice's source of rage, Orange Lantern Blume's bizarre creation, and the first appearance of the mysterious Indigo, leader of the Indigo Tribe!
A whole bunch of Dark Reign titles...
DARK REIGN GOBLIN LEGACY
Before he was the ultimate power broker in the Marvel Universe, Norman Osborn was better known as the Green Goblin - the insane arch nemesis of everyone's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Now, experience an early turning point in the ongoing war between the wall-crawler and his glider-riding rival - the unmasking of Norman Osborn from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #39-40 (1966) - like you've never seen it before, fully remastered with modern coloring. Also featuring an all-new framing sequence and a Saga-style recap of the complete history of the Green Goblin!
DARK REIGN HAWKEYE #4
From the pages of DARK AVENGERS! As Ben Urich learns the awful truth about the terrorist cell operating in New York City, Hawkeye finally confronts the mysterious antagonist who's been haunting his dreams. But is he just a figment of Bullseye's diseased imagination? And if so, where the hell did all these dead bodies come from? You want some wicked Dark Reign fun? The dastardly duo of Andy Diggle (THUNDERBOLTS) and Tom Raney (SECRET INVASION: INHUMANS) hit the mark!
DARK REIGN HOOD #3
From the pages of NEW AVENGERS and DARK REIGN: THE CABAL! An insider to the occult underworld gives The Hood the lowdown on the dread Dormammu, the power behind his power! Can Parker Robbins possibly break the hold this infamous entity has on him-and will he even want to when he sees some of the benefits of giving into it? While his inner struggle dominates his attention, a vicious foe from The Hood's past regroups for a final showdown!
DARK REIGN LETHAL LEGION #2
Put up your dukes as Wonder Man joins the fight...or is that starts one? Find out what was big enough to bring heroes and villains together, who thinks they're powerful enough to bring down Norman Osborn! The mystery unravels as the Lethal Legion gets closer to finding the traitor in their midst and it's every man for himself!
DARK REIGN SINISTER SPIDER-MAN #2
The name's Mac Gargan, and the whole city of New York thinks I'm Spider-Man. They love me and I can do anything I like. What I like is making J. Jonah Jameson's life a living hell. Well, that... and eating people. But that seems to have ticked off some folks. Turns out even super-powered criminals have feelings, and they've all teamed up with this nutjob scientist named The Redeemer to kill me. Also, who the heck is THE HIPPO?
DARK REIGN YOUNG AVENGERS #3
Norman Osborn was sent to test the Marvel Universe, and now he's testing the Young Avengers, both wannabees and established, by sending his best and brightest against them, to show them that no good deed goes unpunished, and no bad deed unrewarded. And that dear old lady is still dead. And those tattoos indicate fascism. And the deeper the Young Avengers look into the group that would be them, the deeper that group looks back.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #35
The cards are stacked against the remnants of the Justice League! And those cards are the Royal Flush Gang! Can even Superman and Wonder Woman save a team whose luck has run out? Featuring the deadly return of an old foe.
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #29
A new era begins for the Justice Society of America as writers Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Matthew Sturges (BLUE BEETLE) take over the series with new artist Jesus Merino (SUPERMAN ANNUAL) just as two new recruits make their debut with the team! Strange happenings at the JSA Mansion are weird precursors to an all-out attack on all members of the team - all but one! And what is the strange connection that new members King Chimera and All-American Kid might have with the turmoil?
ULTIMATUM #5 (OF 5)
Is this what the end of the world looks like? You better believe it!! As only Emmy & Eisner award-winning writer Jeph Loeb and superstar artist David Finch can deliver, it's an apocalyptic conclusion where every, and we mean EVERY, score is settled! The Ultimate heroes have faced their final judgment...and when the dust settles will they be found wanting? If you can handle the growing body count, stick around as ALL is answered in this explosive series finale that will shock fans for years to come!