Every week hundreds of new comics hit the shelves, each with potential. Some lineup to that potential. We pick the ones we think have the best shot at heating up. Here are our picks of the week for delivery 5/20/2020.
Very small week but happy to see new comics coming back out. We will be ramping up our new comic spec with the new releases. Here is what is on tap for this week.
Ludocrats #1 – New Kieron Gillen Image comics series. The Ludocrat! The ludicrous aristocrat! A collision of the ornate fantasy of Dune and an M-rated Asterix & Obelix! Baron Otto Von Hades and Professor Hades Zero-K are here, and they’re going to save us all have a nice time.
One to Watch
Star Wars Adventures Clone Wars #1 – Weekly comic series focusing around the Clone Wars Cartoon was hugely popular and Star Wars is on fire right now thanks to Disney+.
Small Press Pick of the Week
Year Zero #1 Need to send some big love to AWA for all their support of comic shops during the closure. This is their new zombie series. A Japanese hitman, a Mexican street urchin, an Afghan military aide, a Polar research scientist, a midwestern American survivalist – five survivors of a horrific global epidemic who must draw upon their unique skills and deepest instincts to navigate a world of shambling dead. Year Zero wrestles with the weighty moral and theological questions posed by the pandemic and investigates its cause and possible cure
Pick of the Week
Red Sonja #15 Todd McFarlane Spider-Man Homage Cover – There are collectors that solely focus on homages to this cover and Amazing Spider-Man #300 homages. The tons of variants they do tend to add to the print run, but each cover doesn’t have a huge print run. Sure there are some collectors of Red Sonja, but more will likely be after it for the homage. “