Our 50th issue begins a special new story: Michael Tenicek lost his wife, years ago, to a chronal cataclysm. But he’s not the only one in Astro City whose life has been upended by life among the superheroes. Today, we’ll meet others, learn their stories and see how Michael-and friends-cope with their trauma. A sequel to the Eisner-nominated ‘The Nearness of You,’ considered by many to be ASTRO CITY’s best story ever. RATED T

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Assassinistas #4 (Cover B – Ganucheau)

‘Stay Sexy, Don’t Get Replaced.’ THEN: Rox returns with new scars. Not a metaphor; she’s been shot a bunch. NOWish: Dominic gets the hang of his summer job, finally. LATER: Remember Carlos? * Modern Family. Retro Sass. Highly Trained. To Kick your Ass. ASSASSINISTAS!

Assassinistas #4 (Cover A – Hernandez)

‘Stay Sexy, Don’t Get Replaced.’ THEN: Rox returns with new scars. Not a metaphor; she’s been shot a bunch. NOWish: Dominic gets the hang of his summer job, finally. LATER: Remember Carlos? * Modern Family. Retro Sass. Highly Trained. To Kick your Ass. ASSASSINISTAS!

Athena Voltaire 2018 Ongoing #3

Athena and company attempt a desperate gambit to keep the Nazi occultists from obtaining the final piece of the mysterious tablet!