Poyo’s Trade and Hardcover Picks of the Week

We shouldn’t just collect or flip books, we should also read them. A good story can make your purchase well worth the money spent if you ask me. After all, we buy books to read for entertainment right? Even if you can’t flip them, reading is just as rewarding.



We tend to focus on mostly the floppy copies each week and kind of ignore the trades and hardcovers that come out week after week.

This week I got a few trades on the list of must check outs. This first one I had a nice advance sneak peek preview in early March.


Bog Bodies Ogn

An Irish gangster on the run after a job gone wrong stumbles upon a young woman lost in the Dublin mountains.

Injured and unarmed, the unlikely pair must try to evade their pursuers and survive the desolate bog that has served as a burial ground for unspeakable murder throughout history.

DECLAN SHALVEY (INJECTION, SAVAGE TOWN) and GAVIN FULLERTON (Bags) deliver a cold and poignant story of crime, survival, and regret.


You can’t go wrong with Jeff Lemire and his new series Family Tree is now out in TPB form for dirt cheap at TFAW.


Family Tree TPB Vol 01

When an eight-year-old girl begins to transform into a tree, her single Mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America, desperately searching for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it’s too late.

Bestselling, award-winning writer JEFF LEMIRE (ROYAL CITY, DESCENDER, Sweet Tooth) and superstar artist PHIL HESTER (Shipwreck, Green Arrow) come together for FAMILY TREE, a genre-defying epic about the lengths a mother will go to keep her children safe in a world of unspeakable horrors. Collects FAMILY TREE #1-4


For all the Godzilla fans out there.


Godzilla Comp Rulers of Earth TPB Vol 01 New Ed

NOW BACK IN PRINT!

Giant monsters are appearing across the globe and leaving complete devastation in their wake. But who-or what-might be behind their attacks?

It’s up to Commander Steven Woods and his Counter-Kaiju Reaction forces to hold the monsters at bay, while young Lucy Casprell and her scientific research group, the Kaiju Watchers, attempt to find the truth behind the invasions. Collects the first 12 issues of the series.


And for all the Vader fans, great series from IDW which had some pretty cool Francavilla covers.


Star Wars Adventures Return to Vaders Castle TPB

Return to Vader’s Castle for a spooky spin on your favorite villains from a galaxy far, far away….

This exciting graphic novel explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Jabba the Hutt, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asaji Ventress-all under the shadow of Darth Vader!

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