Comic Book Checklist: June 12th, 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: Superman: Unchained from superstar creative team Scott Snyder and Jim Lee debuts this week just in time for “Man of Steel”; Captain Marvel continues the fight of her life in “Avengers Assemble” #16; and things get appropriately bloody in “The Walking Dead” #111.

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

» THOR: GOD OF THUNDER #9
Story by Jason Aaron, art by Esad Ribic, colors by Ive Svorcina

» SAVAGE WOLVERINE #6
Story by Zeb Wells, art by Joe Madureira, colors by Peter Steigerwald

» SUPERMAN: UNCHAINED #1 (pictured above)
Story by Scott Snyder, art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, & Dustin Nguyen

» WOLVERINE #4
Story by Paul Cornell, art by Alan Davis & Mark Farmer, colors by Matt Hollingsworth

» WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN #31
Story by Jason Aaron, art by Nick Bradshaw & Walden Wong, colors by Laura Martin, letters by Joe Caramagna

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

» ASTONISHING X-MEN #63
Story by Marjorie Liu, art by Gabriel Hernandez Walta, colors by Cris Peter, letters by Joe Caramagna

» AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #22
Story by Christopher Yost, art by Marco Checchetto

» CAPTAIN AMERICA, VOL 01: CASTAWAY IN DIMENSION Z, BOOK 1 hardcover
Collects CAPTAIN AMERICA (2013) #1-5.
Story by Rick Remender, art by John Romita Jr.

» GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3 (pictured above)
Story by Brian Michael Bendis, art by Steve McNiven

» ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #27
Story by Brian Wood, art by Mahmud Asrar & Juan Vlasco, colors by Jordie Bellaire, letters by Joe Sabino

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

» AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #16
Story by Kelly Sue DeConnick, art by Matteo Buffagni, colors by Jordie Bellaire & Matthew Wilson, letters by Clayton Cowles

» BATMAN #21 (pictured above)
Story by Scott Snyder & James Tynion IV, art by Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, & Rafael Albuquerque, colors by FCO Plascencia & Dave McCaig, letters by Nick Napolitano & Taylor Esposito

» CATWOMAN, VOL 02: NO EASY WAY DOWN paperback
Collects CATWOMAN #10-24 and CATWOMAN SECRET FILES #1
Story by Ed Brubaker, art by Brad Rader, Rick Burchett, Dan Davis, Cameron Stewart, Mike Manley & Javier Pulido

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

» SMALLVILLE: SEASON 11 #14
Story by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Daniel HDR

» THE WALKING DEAD #111 (pictured above)
Story by Robert Kirkman, art by Charlie Adlard & Cliff Rathburn

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