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.
A lot of cool stuff this week! Read on! [See the full list of new titles here!]
ITEM! Two new rollbacks this week! Venom #1 debuts and we're knocking a buck off and rolling it back to $2.99! Sigil #1 is here and it's a buck cheaper too, rolledback to $1.99!
BATMAN INCORPORATED #3
Batman and Catwoman travel to South America to reunite with Gaucho, Argentina's Batman Incorporated representative. But their trip may be cut short when an unexpected adversary sends things spiraling downward!
GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #2
[See a preview of Jennifer Blood #1]
Issue #1 still in stock!
Meet Jen. She's married with two kids, seemingly living a fine suburban life. But her life is far from normal now that she is a ruthless vigilante by night; calling herself Jennifer Blood! Issue #2 contains more mayhem as Jennifer Blood continues to make her presence known in the criminal underworld. Also, watch as Jen and her family meets her new neighbors! Written by Garth (The Boys, Punisher) Ennis with covers by Tim (Punisher) Bradstreet, enjoy the continuing adventures of Jennifer Blood!
NEW AVENGERS #10
The New Avengers have uncovered one of the darkest, most well-kept secrets in the history of the Marvel Universe. A secret from Nick Fury's past that reveals the secret origins of the Avengers themselves. Plus, who invented the Infinity Formula and why was Nick Fury the only person to ever have taken it? Or was he?? Bendis reunites with superstar artist Mike Deodato Jr. (Dark Avengers, Secret Avengers) and they both welcome a guest appearance by comics legend Howard Chaykin.
ONSLAUGHT UNLEASHED #2
Onslaught is back--and no one is safe! As the Secret Avengers and Young Allies contend with murderous child soldiers and their remorseless leader, the Marvel Universe's baddest bad makes the heroes an offer--and you'll be surprised who takes him up on it!
"Reign of Doomsday" roars on from the pages of January's STEEL #1!
In Markovia, the Eradicator struggles in battle against the murder-machine known as Doomsday! It's a fight to the death with the lives of Geo-Force, Katana, the Looker, Halo and the Olympian all hanging in the balance! Don't miss this brutal chapter as the "Reign of Doomsday" storyline stomps toward an explosive summer event!
Meanwhile, under arrest by the U.S. government, Black Lightning and his Outsiders team find their backs against the wall as they're forced to choose between a lifetime of imprisonment or leading an invasion of their former home base in Markovia!
[This is Marvel's relaunch of the CrossGen comic, check out a synopsis of the old series here.]
Rolledback to $1.99!
In the war for forever, time is only an?obstacle. Warriors jump from century to century, their battlefields span all of history but have led them to a stalemate. But now a 16 year old girl from present-day South Carolina will turn the tide. The symbol on her chest makes her part of this war, but will she save us or damn all of creation? New York Times best-selling scribe Mike Carey (Age of X, The Unwritten) and Leonard Kirk (New Mutants) begin the next great comic epic.
SOULFIRE VOL 3 #0
[What is Soulfire? Check out a synopsis here.]
The magic has returned! But, this time...the light has grown dark.
Desperate times have fallen on our heroes Malikai, Grace, and friends. The once-strong bond between them, which forged the return of magic into our world, is deteriorating following the cataclysmic battle with Rainier and his forces. However, the struggle between magic and technology still wages on, yet with Malikai, the bearer of the light, nowhere to be found--can magic survive the latest onslaught from an unwelcome world? New adversaries, exotic locations, and a fresh cast of exciting characters, including some from the Soulfire Universe's long forgotten past, reign supreme in this debut of the epic third SOULFIRE volume!
Brought to you by red-hot writer J.T. Krul, with art by talented Aspen newcomer Jason Fabok, along with colorist John Starr, the latest volume of Michael Turner's thrilling fantasy-adventure SOULFIRE series begins right here!
Rolledback to $2.99!
America...meet your newest Hero!
The lethal alien symbiote known as Venom is in the custody of the U.S. military...and with a familiar face from Spider-Man's world inside the suit, the government's own personal Spidey is going into action as one of the nation's top covert agents in hostile territory!