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Episode 38

Issue #38 The Man Who Effed Up Time, Alienated, On the Stump, Doctor Tomorrow

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(Brian's Pick) Doctor Tomorrow from VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT written by Alejandro Arbona art by Jim Towe                                   

Teen hothead and star athlete, Bart Simms, is about to meet the Valiant Universe' greatest hero...Himself! The can't-miss superhero adventure of 2020 starts here!                         

(Rod's Pick) On the Stump from IMAGE COMICS written by Chuck Brown art by Prenzy                                    

SERIES PREMIERE! Each issue of arc one features a connecting variant cover by SANFORD GREENE! The campaign trail is paved with blood and broken bones. History diverged in 1868 when a pivotal presidential debate turned violent. Today, elections are decided by highly publicized hand-to-hand combat in arenas called Stumps. Unfortunately, the violence doesn't end in the ring, and powerful people can still get away with murder. Senator Jack Hammer and FBI Agent Anna Bell Lister are teaming up to bring it all down. Eisner-nominated writer CHUCK BROWN (BITTER ROOT) joins forces with Italian artist PRENZY (#Like4Like) and letterer CLAYTON COWLES to create a hyper-violent tale full of countless injustices-and people who have to fight for their place in it.                                                                         

(Rebekah's Pick) Alienated from BOOM! STUDIOS written by Simon Spurrier with art by Christian Wildgoose                             

Three teenagers, each an outcast in their own way, stumble upon an unearthly entity as it's born. As they bond over this shared secret and the creature's incredible abilities, it becomes clear to the teenagers that their cute little pet is a super-predator in the making - and it's in need of prey. Guided by the best intentions at first, the teens' decisions soon become corrupted by adolescent desires, small town jealousies, and internal rivalries, sending them into a catastrophic spiral of their own making.                                                    

(Joe's Pick) The Man Who Effed Up Time from AFTERSHOCK COMICS written by John Layman with art by Karl Mostert                                                     

Sean Bennett is just your everyday, ordinary lab worker in a high-tech lab with a proto-type time machine. And, yeah, he's got the same temptations any of us would have about going back in time, just a bit, to correct mistakes of the past and right old wrongs. So, when he meets a version of himself from the future who encourages him to do just that, Sean takes the temporal plunge. Only...can you guess what happens next? Did you read the book title? Yup. All of TIME is f#%&ed up now, and it's up to Sean to cor-rect it-or else!

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