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This summer’s most interesting new DC and Marvel comics

Spice up your Free Comic Book Day with the latest episode of Quality Control

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The cover of DC Nation #0 Jorge Jiménez, Alejandro Sánchez/DC Comics
Charlie Hall is Polygon’s tabletop editor. In 10-plus years as a journalist & photographer, he has covered simulation, strategy, and spacefaring games, as well as public policy.

In each episode of Quality Control, a Polygon editor talks to a critic about a new game, movie or piece of gear. This week’s episode is a special preview of the newest comics from DC and Marvel that will be coming out all summer long. Joining host Charlie Hall is Polygon’s comics editor, Susana Polo.

Today’s episode is just in time for Free Comic Book Day, which is this Saturday, May 5. If you’re headed out to the comic book store for exclusive FCBD giveaways, here’s a cheat sheet of all the upcoming comics we mention in this episode, so that you can [also] add them to your pull list while you’re there.

DC Comics titles:

  • DC Nation #0 (May 2)
  • Justice League: No Justice #1 (May 9)
  • Justice League #1 (Jun 13)

Marvel Comics:

  • Avengers #1 (May 2)
  • Black Panther #1 (May 23)
  • Fantastic Four #1 (August)
  • Captain America #1 (July 4)

Be sure to check out Susana’s series on the best #1 comic each week.

Email: qualitycontrol at polygon dot com

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