[Each week, Complex columnist Percy Carey a.k.a. MF Grimm dives into the world of comic books with industry interviews, reviews and more. All MF Grimm music can now be purchased on Itunes]

Tyrese Gibson's MAYHEM! supporters you can now be the first to download 4 free pages of MAYHEM! in jpg format then bring them them to your local comic book store; ask to speak with the store buyer, then show the store buyer your 4 free pages of MAYHEM! and then ask them order MAYHEM! for their store. You're not just witnessing history, you are actually part of MAKING history!. MAYHEM! is on the rare path to break records in the comic industry, and with your support, together. we can change the way comics books are viewed. Together we can prove the skeptics wrong. It is well known that there is strength in unity, so I'm asking all MAYHEM! supporters to show the stores we are united if so then together we will break records. Our time is now, Let's seize the moment. Check out the preview (along with an exclusive look at the cover of Issue #2) below...

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Percy Carey picks the hottest releases from the week of 5/27/09
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Written by Mark Waid Art by Diego Olmos Cover by Jim Lee When a string of bizarre murders hits Spain's beautiful coastal city of Barcelona, The Dark Knight makes solving this crime his top priority. Full of international intrigue, high adventure and even higher stakes, BATMAN IN BARCELONA: DRAGON'S KNIGHT showcases The Caped Crusader in a different type of Gotham - but one no less dangerous! Fan-favorite writer Mark Waid (KINGDOM COME) delivers an exciting, non-stop one-shot full of surprises while Spanish art sensation Diego Olmos (SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON) beautifully illustrates his home city. Featuring a gorgeous cover by best-selling artist Jim Lee (BATMAN, SUPERMAN)!

story JOSH HOWARD art & cover JOSH HOWARD MAY 13 408 PAGES, FC $24.99 When 17-year-old Nara Kilday is murdered at the hands of a demonic cult, the quiet suburb of Darlington Hills is turned upside down. But when Nara inexplicably returns from the dead, what seems like a miracle at first may in fact spell the end for mankind. This volume collects the entire DEAD @17 saga - what Comic Shop News calls 'one of the most thought-provoking character-driven horror tales in years.' The perfect way to jump on board before the launch of next month's all-new series. Collects DEAD @17, DEAD @17: BLOOD OF SAINTS, DEAD @17: REVOLUTION and DEAD @17: THE 13th BROTHER

Written by FRED VAN LENTE & GREG PAK Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS In this issue: HERCULES AND AMADEUS CHO DIE!!! We heard that cheap death sells comics, and we're more than happy to oblige. Though seriously, if you had to plunge into the UNDERWORLD and bring back Hercules' slain father ZEUS to counter Hera's power, could you think of a better plan? And come to think of it, have you ever noticed how... impermanent death is in the Marvel Universe? Well, while hobnobbing among the most famous Marvel deceased over the last few years, Herc and Cho learn the terrible secret why -- and why PLUTO, Lord of the Dead, is fighting-mad about it!

(W) Tim Beedle (A) Armand Villavert Jr. The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it's the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) joins with the Merry Men, Sherwood Forest's infamous gang of misfit outlaws, to take on the stuffy Sheriff of Muppetham (Sam the Eagle) and the wicked Gonzo of Gisbourne! The 4-issue series features covers from David Peterson, the Eisner Award-winning creator of Mouse Guard, and Shelli Paroline.

Written by BILL HADER & SETH MEYERS Pencils & Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE Two stars of Saturday Night Live make their Marvel debut with an all-new story set right on the bustling, hot dog juice covered streets of New York City. Halloween is coming early this year as Spidey is knocked out during the Greenwich Village costume parade and an intoxicated reveler in a Spidey costume takes his place. Really, we don't want to say more than that. Trust us, with comic book legend Kevin Maguire (JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL) along for the ride, this'll be more exciting than putting a president on a comic book cover!

Marv Wolfman, Denny O'Neil, Mike Barr, Tom DeFalco, Martin Pasko, Michael Fleisher, Alan Brennert, J.M. DeMatteis (w) o Dave Cockrum, Klaus Janson, Mike Netzer, Ricardo Villamonte, Frank Springer, Leo Duranona, Joe Brozowski, Tom Palmer, Luke McDonnell, Gene Day, Gil Kane, Ed Hannigan (a) o Zach Howard (c) IDW's Star Trek Omnibus collects fifteen consecutive issues from the early Marvel Comics run. Soar with your favorite characters like Kirk, Spock, McCoy, SCotty, Sulu, Uhura, Chekov, and more as they battle for the future of The United Federation of Planets... and the entire universe! All-new Zach Howard cover!

Written by Dwayne McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III Art by John Paul Leon and Steve Mitchell Cover by John Paul Leon Static, currently appearing in TEEN TITANS, is back in this new collection of classic stories from his hit Milestone series! When a mutagenic gas accidentally gave him superhuman abilities, Virgil Hawkins was reborn as Static, the electrically powered teen Super Hero. And while Static tries to balance the pressures of his SChool work, after-school job and family life, he also protects his inner city neighborhood against villains including Holocaust and Commando X. Collecting STATIC #1-4 and STATIC SHOCK!: REBIRTH OF THE COOL #1-4.