Comic Picks of the Week for Delivery 1/12/22

Every week, hundreds of new books hit the stands, each with potential. We pick the ones we think have the best shot at heating up. Here are the picks of the week for delivery this Wednesday

Small week but some great books and money makers out there.

New #1’s
Joe Hills Rain #1 – When dark clouds roll in and release a downpour of nails-splinters of bright crystal that shred the skin of anyone not safely under cover. RAIN makes vivid this escalating apocalyptic event, as the deluge of nails spreads across the country and around the world, threatening everything young lovers Honeysuckle and Yolanda hold dear. So begins a gripping 5-issue presentation of New York Times bestselling author JOE HILL’s acclaimed novella

Scorched #1 – New team book in the Spawn Universe. The first ALL-NEW issue of TODD McFARLANE’s superhero team book! There’s a threat so big that no single hero can stop it, and the formation of this new supergroup is the only thing standing in its way. Members will include SPAWN, REDEEMER, GUNSLINGER, MEDIEVAL SPAWN, and SHE-SPAWN, with many more heroes waiting in the wings!

Daredevil Woman Without Fear #1 – Elektra Daredevil gets her own solo book. Chip Zdarsky continues his landmark run and the DAREDEVIL story that spins directly out of the shocking revelations in the pages of DEVIL’S REIGN! Elektra is the world’s deadliest assassin – and she’s taken a vow not to kill. Someone puts themselves directly in her path with deadly consequences.

Devils Reign Superior Four #1 – The Superior Four, Doc Ock versions of Hulk, Wolverine, Ghost Rider, and well, Doc Ock, take center stage in this book. We first saw them in Devil’s Reign #2 this book is sold out at Midtown and TFAW.

Star Wars High Republic Eye Of The Storm #1 – New Star Wars series in the High Republic line. The true origins of MARCHION RO of the Nihil.

We Ride Titans #1 – I love giant monsters. this is a new Kaiju book from Vault. Kaiju hit hard. Family hits harder. Trying to keep your family from imploding is a tall order. Kit Hobbs is about to find out it’s an even taller order when that family has been piloting the Titan that protects New Hyperion from kaiju for generations. Between a spiraling brother, a powder keg of a father, and a whole bunch of twenty-story monsters, she’s got her work cut out for her.

Notable Reprints
Animal Castle #1 2nd Ptg – Stay away from the goofy overpriced color logo store variants. If you want to read the book and not shell out big bucks, this is the way to go.

Small Press Pick of the Week
Happy Hill #1 – New ComixTribe book, small press horror. Lot’s of upside, plus a good story. When a child goes missing on the grounds of an exclusive vacation resort, the investigation uncovers dark secrets hidden for decades, and an unstoppable supernatural menace who will make this vacation permanent! Happy Hill is a vacation horror thriller. Happy Hill reveals the horrifying truth about how far some people will go to be happy. The hills are alive with the sound of screaming!

Pick of the Week
Death Of Doctor Strange Bloodstone #1 – the clear winner of the week. Elsa Bloodstone gets a sister, Lyra. She first appears here. The 1:10 Design Variant is the big winner with sales of $50. Five times ratio. If you find it cheap, grab it.

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