Speculator Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

This Wednesday sees the publication of Batgirl #37 and Guardians Of The Galaxy #7. And while everyone is distracted by the publication of House Of X #1, a few comic book speculators are wondering about those two comics.

The first promises the appearance of a new Oracle – the role that Barbara Gordon used to play until she got her legs back, Bleeding Cool ran previews at the weekend for the Batgirl #37 comic book out this Wednesday, giving us a better look at the character – and noted that the DC’s Year Of The Villain cardstock $5 comic features the new Oracle on the cover.

Speculators Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

The look inside the comic…

Speculators Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

And covers on Batgirl #38 and #39 to come.

Speculators Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

And so copies #37 of that are slightly up on eBay, selling copies for seven bucks. People are looking for it to jump straight off the shelf.

BATGIRL #37
written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI
art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
Eager to prove himself as a guardian for the criminals of Gotham City, Killer Moth has set his sights on taking out one of Gotham’s finest heroes…Batgirl! Does this insect menace really stand a chance against Batman’s smartest ally? Meanwhile, after their daring escape, the Terrible Trio is on the hunt for new ways to cause trouble for Batgirl. Little do they know, Lex Luthor has already beat them to it and is about to bring Batgirl’s worst possible nightmare to life! Oracle is back online. And she’s angry. ON SALE 07.24.19 $3.99 US | 32 PAGES CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 FC | RATED T

While others are wondering about Guardians Of The Galaxy #7, billed as The Death Of Rocket Raccoon. It’ll be the start of a big Guardians Of The Galaxy story from Donny Cates, Cory Smith and David Curiel that will run through Marvel’s cosmic history, with a lot of Jim Starlin-sourced stories.

Speculators Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

But if all you are looking for is raccoon death, and I know some of you are, you may want to look elsewhere – for now, at least. Maybe check back in a couple of issues.I am told not to look for this cover shot in the comic itself. And #8 to be published next week… the solicits and cover should have clued everyone in.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7
(W) Donny Cates (A) Cory Smith (CA) David Marquez
“FAITHLESS”, Part 1: The death of Rocket begins here! In the aftermath of the FINAL GAUNTLET, the Guardians of the Galaxy are taking some well deserved R&R. But their vacation is about to be cut short when a familiar, but radically powerful enemy returns. And what does all of this have to do with the whereabouts of a certain raccoon?
Rated T+In Shops: Jul 24, 2019
SRP: $3.99

Speculators Corner: Batgirl #37 of Guardians Of The Galaxy #7?

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #8
(W) Donny Cates (A) Cory Smith (CA) Mike Henderson
THE DEATH OF ROCKET!
The death of Rocket continues here in  “FAITHLESS” Part 2
•  Rocket Raccoon is dying!
•  But when the Universal Church of Truth rises again, he may have no choice but to fight.
•  Being near death, and with only a few Guardians willing to stand beside him…the odds aren’t looking good.
Rated T+In Shops: Aug 21, 2019
Final Orders Due: Jul 29, 2019
SRP: $3.99

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9
(W) Donny Cates (A) Cory Smith (CA) Patrick Zircher
• The Guardians have been torn asunder by the Universal Church of Truth!
•  After revealing his secret, Rocket has come out of hiding to help rescue his former team…but will Groot be able to forgive him long enough to save their friends…
•  …or is this the end of the Guardians?!
Rated T+In Shops: Sep 18, 2019
SRP: $3.99

 

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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