This special double-size treasury edition for Local Comic Shop Day includes issues #35 and #40 of the acclaimed Rick and Morty™ comic book series, two hilarious standalone issues written by Kyle Starks (Sexcastle, Kill Them All) and illustrated by series artists Marc Ellerby and Sarah Stern. Come for the jokes, stay for the soul-crushing ennui. Wubba lubba dub dub! Rick and Morty™ is the critically-acclaimed, half-hour animated hit comedy series on Adult Swim that follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Rick Sanchez is living with his daughter Beth's family and constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, grand-daughter Summer, and grand-son Morty into intergalactic escapades. Can the family survive Rick's insanity and all the chaos the universe throws at them?
(W) Jason Aaron, Christopher Cantwell, Charlie Jane Anders (A) Andrea Sorrentino, More (CA) Alan Davis
THE MUST-READ COMPANION TO THE WAR OF THE REALMS! The Kingpin joins the battle for New York! And even with his new cosmic senses, the God Without Fear can't touch the venerated Mayor...can he? Jason Aaron and Andrea Sorrentino's tale comes to a dramatic close! Plus, Halt and Catch Fire co-creator Christopher Cantwell and Nebula Award-winning novelist Charlie Jane Anders make their Marvel debuts with stories about Doctor Doom and She-Hulk! Rated T+
(W) Clint McElroy, Justin McElroy, More (A) Andre Araujo (CA) Valerio Schiti
THE GOD OF WAR FINALLY GETS HIS HANDS ON THE HOTTEST BABE IN TOWN! Baby Laussa, that is! Thor's little sister has been kidnapped - and she's bound for fiery Muspelheim! But Balder pledged his life to ensure Laussa's safety, and he's not about to break his vow. Even Kate Bishop, Miles Morales, Death Locket, Sebastian Druid and Wonder Man are no match for Ares, though - not when the entire Earth is at war. To save Laussa and stop Ares' rampage, they'll need some divine intervention. Superstar podcasters the McElroys bring baby Laussa and her babysitter's club to new heights in this exhilarating conclusion! Rated T+