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Another new solo series spins a web out of the multi-versal “Spider-Verse” adventure with the highly popular and highly anticipated Spider-Gwen #1 beginning this week. Overall, it’s a pretty heavy week for the big two so be prepared to block out some hefty reading time for your weeklies.

DC presents Aquaman #39, Arkham Manor #5, Batman ’66 #20, Catwoman #39, Deathstroke #5, Flash #39, Gotham Academy #5, Justice League Dark #39, Red Lanterns #39, Secret Origins #10, plus Sinestro #10.

Marvel rolls out with the last entry of All-New Captain America: Fear Him #4 plus All-New Invaders #15, All-New X-Men #38, Amazing Spider-Man #15, Amazing X-Men #17, Daredevil #13, Darth Vader #2, Deadpool #42, Fantastic Four #643, Inhuman #12, New Avengers #30, S.H.I.E.L.D. #3, Spider-Man 2099 #9, Spider-Man & the X-Men #3, Superior Iron Man #5, and Uncanny Avengers #2.

Elsewise, Image has Wicked + The Divine #8 and IDW Publishing has Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutanimals #1.

Batman #39 (DC)

Writers: Scott Snyder + James Tynion IV, Artist: Greg Capullo, $3.99
Writers: Scott Snyder + James Tynion IV, Artist: Greg Capullo, $3.99

The penultimate chapter of “Endgame”, but can there honestly be more shocking moments in store? Granted, we have to find out what the deal is with Batman’s biggest nemesis and just what exactly IS the Joker?

Gotham by Midnight #4 (DC)

Writer: Ray Fawkes, Artist: Ben Templesmith, $2.99
Writer: Ray Fawkes, Artist: Ben Templesmith, $2.99

There’s a giant insect monster attacking Gotham City. But that’s not really in the purview of the Dark Knight and that’s why the Night Shift and Dr. Szandor Tarr are on the case.

Chew #46 (Image)

Writer: John Layman, Artist: Rob Guillory, $2.99
Writer: John Layman, Artist: Rob Guillory, $2.99

The new item on the menu is change for Tony Chu. He’s got a new partner, a new boss, and all new problems to deal with. Same appetite though.

Spider-Gwen #1 (Marvel)

Writer: Jason Latour, Artist: Robbie Rodriguez, $3.99
Writer: Jason Latour, Artist: Robbie Rodriguez, $3.99

In many universes, the young and beautiful Gwen Stacy met an untimely end. But in at least one of those she is the web-swinging Spider-Gwen! After her first appearance in the Edge of Spider-Verse tie-in, which sold like hotcakes, she has a new adventure but what friends and foes are waiting for her? Jason Latour (Wolverine and the X-Men) and Robbi Rodriguez (also Wolverine and the X-Men) spin a web of fun in this one.

Thor Annual #1 (Marvel)

Writers: Jason Aaron + Various, Artists: Rob Guillory + Various, $4.99
Writer: Jason Aaron + Various, Artist: Rob Guillory + Various, $4.99

As is the norm with annuals in the current publishing zeitgeist, this issue features a few different stories by various writers and artists. One of those writers is the former WWE superstar CM Punk. Apparently he had some free time.

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