Comic Book Checklist: May 1st, 2013

by Brett White

Wednesday is new comic book day, which also means it’s new potential-movie-source-material day. Here are all of the comics and collections out today starring the comic book characters from the movies and television shows of today, tomorrow and yesterday.

Of particular note this week: celebrate the release of “Iron Man 3” by hopping on board a new story arc in “Iron Man” by Kieron Gillen and Dale Eaglesham, get caught up on Superman’s New 52 origin with the “Superman and the Men of Steel” trade paperback and continue to learn Thanos’ origin with “Thanos Rising” #2.

2013 MOVIES
(“Iron Man 3” “Man of Steel” “The Wolverine” “Kick-Ass 2” “Thor: The Dark World“)

» ACTION COMICS #20
Written by Andy Diggle, art by Tony S. Daniel & Batt

» IRON MAN #9 (pictured above)
Story by Kieron Gillen, art by Dale Eaglesham, colors by Guru-eFX, letters by Joe Caramagna

» IRON MAN #258.1
Story by David Michelinie, art by Dave Ross & Bob Layton, colors by Chris Sotomayor, letters by Dave Lanphear

» IRON MAN: THE COMING OF THE MELTER #1 (ONE SHOT)
Story by Christos Gage, art by Ron Lim, colors by Sotocolor, letters by Joe Caramagna

» SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS, VOL 01: SUPERMAN AND THE MEN OF STEEL paperback
Written by Grant Morrison, art by Rags Morales, Andy Kubert, Brent Anderson, Rick Bryant, Jesse Delperdang, & Sean Parsons

2014 MOVIES
(“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” “X-Men: Days of Future Past” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” “Guardians of the Galaxy“)

» ALL-NEW X-MEN #11 (pictured above)
Story by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Stuart Immonen & Wade von Grawbadger

» THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9
Story by Dan Slott, art by Ryan Stegman, colors by Edgar Delgado

» WINTER SOLDIER #18
Story by Jason Latour, art by Nic Klein, letters by Joe Caramagna

2012 MOVIES
(“Marvel’s the Avengers” “The Amazing Spider-Man” “The Dark Knight Rises“)

» DETECTIVE COMICS #20 (pictured above)
Written by John Layman, art by Jason Fabok & Andy Clarke

» HAWKEYE #10
Story by Matt Fraction, art by Francesco Francavilla

» INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #7
Story by Mark Waid, art by Walter Simonson, colors by Andres Mossa, letters by Chris Eliopoulos

» LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #8
Written by Paul Tobin & Ricardo Sanchez, art by Tradd Moore & Sergio Sandoval

» THANOS RISING #2
Story by Jason Aaron, art by Simone Bianchi, colors by Ive Svorcina

TELEVISION
(“Arrow” “The Walking Dead” “S.H.I.E.L.D.” “The Sixth Gun” “Smallville“)

» GREEN ARROW #20 (pictured above)
Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Andrea Sorrentino

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