Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel #1: Marvel’s main “Star Wars” book and the “Dr. Aphra” spinoff title collide in a new story written by Aphra co-creator Kieron Gillen (“Star Wars: Darth Vader”) and drawn by Marco Checchetto.

Rocket #1: The Guardians of the Galaxy’s furriest member returns to a life of crime in a new solo series written by Al Ewing (“U.S.Avengers”) and drawn by Adam Gorham

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Bug! The Adventures of Forager #1: From the pages of Jack Kirby’s New Gods comes a new DC series from Gerard Way’s Young Animal imprint, written, drawn and colored by not one, not two but three members of the Allred family: Lee, Michael and Laura, whose collective credits include “Silver Surfer,” “Batman ‘66” and “Lady Killer.”

Regression #1: When Adrian undergoes past-life regression hypnotherapy in an attempt to treat waking nightmares, something follows him back. Cullen Bunn (“Harrow County”) writes and Danny Luckert draws this new tale of supernatural terror for Image Comics.

Misfit City #1: Wilder’s hometown is a stand-in for the town from “Goonies,” if nothing else interesting had happened there for 30 years after. Until Wilder and her friends happen upon a centuries-old pirate treasure map. Enjoy this all-ages BOOM series from Kiwi Smith, Kurt Lustgarten and Naomi Franquiz.

Eternal Warrior Awakening #1: Enjoy a classic, pre-civilization tale from the life of Gilad Anni-Padda, the Eternal Warrior, in a new Valiant one-shot written by Robert Venditti (“Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps”) and drawn by Renato Guedes.

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