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 this week.
ITEM! Next week, Wednesday July 7th is our X-Men Day Party! We'll be celebrating the release of X-Men #1, a landmark first issue in a new ongoing series that will bring together what promises to be an unusual X-Men lineup. We'll be giving away limited edition prints with each copy of the comic and be offering a sale on our X-Men TPBs!
"eXogenetic" Part 4
Gruesome Bio-Sentinels. Genetically-augmented Brood. Someone is taking the X-Men's biggest threats and making them nightmares. As Cyclops and his team struggle to survive long enough to confront the one responsible, their tormentor has something even more horrible awaiting them!
Beginning the biggest changes in the Marvel Universe since Civil War! Acclaimed writer Victor Gischler and rising star artist Giuseppe Camuncoli enter the Heroic Age by killing one of the Marvel Universe’s most dangerous villains. But just why does this put the future of the Marvel Universe at stake? Find out in Death of Dracula #1!
He is the legendary Lord of the Vampires. Dracula. Who would dare attempt to overthrow him? Only Dracula's son Xarus, a ruthless and clever upstart with the bold ambition to unite all the world's vampire sects under one flag. But Xarus's older brother Janus isn't sure he likes the idea of a new regime and seeks allies to oppose Xarus. The ultimate battle to control Earth's Creatures of the Night unfolds, with the future of the vampire race - and possibly the Marvel Universe - at stake.
BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the start of an all-new, 5-part JLA/JSA crossover! The return of one hero heralds the release of the powerful Starheart that empowers Green Lantern Alan Scott. Now this chaotic force is unleashed on Earth, causing magic to go wild - and new metahumans to emerge! It's more than one super-team can handle, but can even the combined efforts of the Justice League and the Justice Society contain the light and dark power wielded by one of their own? Witness the transformation of the moon and a journey into the Shadow Lands that will corrupt a hero!
"ALIENS WITH DIRTY FACES"
The Dragonmir Vampire Clan has all but succeeded in wiping out the the Gangsters who run 1920s New York. Only mobster Eddie Falco stands in their way. Bloody, bruised and on the run, he finds an unlikely ally in the form of the interplanetary smuggler known as Squeed. But can even the brother from another planet turn the crimson tide? Hard-boiled pulp action from start to finish!