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COMIC SPOTLIGHT 04-19-17

BATMAN #21 (THE BUTTON)

"The Button" part one! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here!  The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party -- and it's not who anyone suspects!  It's a mystery woven through time, and the ticking clock starts here!

 

SECRET EMPIRE #0 (OF 9)

What if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy?  What if the most trustworthy, stalwart hero history has ever known has been secretly planning a massive betrayal?  That time is now!  The Marvel Universe is under siege from within!  Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, has turned his back on the Super Hero community.  Using the trust and respect he has gained over the years, he has ascended to a position where he can enact Hydra's ideals.  The death of Jack Flag, the trial of Maria Hill, the second Civil War, the alien Chitauri Queen -- all of the dominos of Captain America's plan have been laid out -- and it will take only the slightest push to set them into action!  Now, the Avengers, the Champions, the Defenders, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men and more will be tested.  As Hydra's grip tightens around the Marvel Universe, the heroes stand at the precipice of an unprecedented challenge.  How will the Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted among them?

 

STAR WARS POE DAMERON #13

It's Terex's army versus Black Squadron -- and Black Squadron is outnumbered!  Plus, Poe is stranded with only a battle-reluctant commando droid between him and his enemies.  Fortunately, Snap Wexley may have a trick or two up his sleeve to help Black Leader fight!

 

STAR TREK GREEN LANTERN VOL 2 #5 (OF 6)

“Stranger Worlds” part five! The blockbuster event of 2017 continues here as the fight for the future of the Green Lantern Corps erupts! Can Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise stop Sinestro from conquering the planet Oa for himself? Or is it too late to stop the green light of Hal Jordan's ring from fading forever?