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Catwoman at DC

Catwoman #23 "We Have Fun & Games"


Written and co-plotted by Blake Northcott, co-plotted by Sean Murphy, Art by Cian Tormey

Even Catwoman needs a break from the city sometimes! Featuring a story by Eisner Award winner Sean Murphy (Batman: White Knight) and the DC debut of co-writer Blake Northcott (Vampirella), join Catwoman on this two-part story as she leaves for the jungle to blow off some steam in the best way she knows how ... stealing the world's largest diamond from an annual super-secret supervillain auction, of course!


In comic stores: Tuesday July 14th

Heavy Metal #300

Heavy Metal Looks To The Future With New Imprint, Landmark 300th Issue


If you’re a comics or science fiction fan, the name Heavy Metal conjures up some very specific imagery that has nothing to do with screaming guitar solos or headbanging, and a lot to do with sexy robots, cynical zombies and scantly-clad warriors riding pterodactyls. The venerable sci-fi magazine has had its ups and downs since it debuted in 1977, but recently brought in a new executive team with a commitment to restore the luster of Heavy Metal’s glory days.

Read the entire article at FORBES.com

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