Every week, tons of new books hit the stands, each with potential. Some live up to that 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
Hello Wednesday Warriors, not gonna lie, this week seems a lot like a fifth week, and there is a fifth week this month. Slow week unless you can grab the one big banger of a variant, and it is gonna be hard to get.
The Ward #1 – Dark Horse medical drama featuring mythical creatures.
Aquaman Andromeda #1 – DC Black Label Aquaman series by Ram V. bringing “Cosmic Horror” to Aquaman’s world.
Dark Crisis #1– DC’s new Crisis event kicks off this week.
Nubia Queen Of The Amazons #1 – Four issue mini series featuring the Queen of the Amazons.
Poison Ivy #1 – Poison Ivy sets out to destroy humanity in this new series. I wish her luck.
Fortnite x Marvel Zero War #1 – Five issue mini series featuring codes to unlock items in the game, the same way the DC books did last year.
Jane Foster And The Mighty Thor #1 – Jane becomes Thor again in this one and just in time for the movie.
Astronaut Down #1 – New Aftershock series focusing on an astronaut’s perils in trying to save the world.
Where Starships Go To Die #1 – One of two books out this week about Point Nemo that deal with cosmic horrors.
Skybound Presents Afterschool #1 – Four issue Skybound horror anthology kicks off with a story about a possessed dog.
One and Done
Krrsantan Star Wars Tales #1 – Reprint book featuring everyone’s new favorite wookie. Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #14-15 and #20 and STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA ANNUAL #1
For the Cover
Star Wars #24 Chris Sprouse Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary Variant – This one sold out in several places online, the cover features the force ghosts of Luke and Leia.
Variant of the Week
Amazing Spider-Man #3 1:100 Uesugi Variant – Chis cover features the first cover appearance of Sakura Spider, who we told you about in the spoilers a while back. Needless to say, this cover is blowing up, thanks in part to the high ratio and the appeal of the character. Copies have sold for close to $220 with most recent sale going for $170
Small Press Gem
Miss Meow #1 – This series is a Kickstarter favorite with a ton of covers for it. This is the first retailer version of the book. The Carla Cohen 1:50is selling for $80 and up with the 1:100 by Cohen selling as high as $185
Pick of the Week
Venom #8 – Marvel is hyping this one and rumor of a War Symbiote. TFAW sold out early. Spoilers tonight.