Comic Book Checklist: August 21st, 2013

Superman Unchained

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: check out the origins of the Superior Spider-Man with the Spider-Man: Dying Wish trade paperback, join in on the retro fun with Batman '66 #2, and check in with the mutants as they catch their breath in X-Men #4.

2013 MOVIES

("Iron Man 3" "Man of Steel" "The Wolverine" "Kick-Ass 2" "Thor: The Dark World")

» SUPERMAN: UNCHAINED #3 (pictured above)

Written by Scott Snyder, art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, & Dustin Nguyen

» THE MIGHTY THOR OMNIBUS, VOL 02 hardcover

Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) #121-125, THOR (1966) #126-152, THOR ANNUAL #2 and NOT BRAND ECHH #3

Story by Stan Lee, Art by Jack Kirby

X-Men

2014 MOVIES

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

» SPIDER-MAN: DYING WISH paperback

Collects THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698-700.

Story by Dan Slott, Art by Humberto Ramos

» THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #16

Story by Dan Slott, Art by Humberto Ramos

» THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN, VOL 02: TROUBLED MIND paperback

Collects THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #6-10.

Story by Dan Slott, Art by Humberto Ramos

» X-MEN #4 (pictured above)

Story by Brian Wood, Art by David Lopez, Colors by Cris Peter

Avengers Assemble

2012 MOVIES

("Marvel's the Avengers" "The Amazing Spider-Man" "The Dark Knight Rises")

» AVENGERS #18 (pictured above)

Story by Jonathan Hickman, Art by Leinil Yu

» AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #18

Story by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Art by Barry Kitson, Colors by Nolan Woodard

» BATMAN '66 #2

Written by Jeff Parker, Art by Ty Templeton

» BATMAN AND NIGHTWING #23

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, Art by Patrick Gleason & Mick Gray

» INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #12

Story by Mark Waid, Art by Matteo Scalera, Colors by Val Staples, Letters by Chris Eliopoulos

» THE NEW AVENGERS BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, VOL 05 paperback

Collects THE NEW AVENGERS #31-34.

Story by Brian Michael Bendis, Art by Various

Arrow

TELEVISION

("Arrow" "The Walking Dead" "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." "Smallville")

» ARROW #10 (pictured above)

Written by Marc Guggenheim, Art by Mike Grell, Xermanico, & Sergio Sandoval

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