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
Antioch #1 – FRONTIERSMAN creators KINDLON & FERRARI pick up where that series left off with an all-new ONGOING SERIES! A king from a lost continent enters the world of man with a purpose: to stop us from killing the planet. But when he finds himself in a superhuman prison, his title is useless and his powers only matter if they help him survive!
Alien #1 – Philip Kennedy Johnson’s second chapter in the Alien Saga kicks off. small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biotechnology on a hostile planet that could be the key to saving humanity, the synths must decide whether the prospect of peace between man and machine is worth the risk of betrayal.
All-Out Avengers #1 – New Avengers series from Derek Landy and Greg Land. An alien attack. A missing piece of wormhole tech. A city warped, its citizens transformed into hideous creatures loyal to an Empress from the far side of the universe. And a certain Captain Marvel, looking to her fellow Avengers with murderous intent… Plunge into the action and take a deep breath because you will not be allowed up for air as a thrilling new series kicks off in the strongest, strangest way possible.
Blade In The Dark #1 – New series from Black Caravan. They came, masked, in the dead of night and burned the village to ash. Rook of the Hidden Song, sole survivor to his people, must seek Vengeance. Yet the path ahead is strewn with hidden dangers; monstrous creatures inhabiting the skins of the dead and dying, human soldiers warped by supernatural forces and rogue gods intent on mischief and destruction. Rook must cut a path of blood and reclaim the treasured heart of his ashen village or die in the attempt and take his place alongside his slaughtered kin.
Boogyman #1 – Passionate about reading, Elliott has always had a preference for the stories of boogeymen, those monstrous creatures which, at night, hide in the shadows or under the bed to frighten little children. He can’t imagine how much they will change his life… Witnessing the bloody murder of his parents, he will discover that, in reality, boogeymen do indeed exist, and very precise codes govern their existence. When one of the most powerful boogeymen, “Father-Death,” decides to protect him, Elliott finds himself plunged into a terrible conflict at the heart of a universe as terrifying as it is fascinating. On a dark, stormy night, Elliott’s destiny will be fulfilled…
E-Ratic Recharged #1 – AWA’s Superhero series returns for his second volume.
Ninjettes #1 – Don’t normally see Dynamite books on the list, and with 22 covers for it you can see why, but this is an over the top bat$#!+ crazy new series that is too cool to pass up. Who are they? How did they come to be dead and/or decapitated? And what kind of brutal insanity is their passing about to unleash? Find out the grim connection between college student Kelly Hara and the ice-cold engine of death known as Varla as the origin of the Ninjettes is revealed! Don’t miss this ultra-violent odyssey of sin, scandal, brutality and branding!
For the Cover
Planet Comics #10 Wight Planet X Cover – This cover has it all, dinosaur creatures, astronauts and space ships, and cave-women. Awesome pulpy cover.
Small Press Pick of the Week
Shock Shop #1 – I am really looking forward to this series Cullen Bunn doing Tales from the Crypt style stories from a haunted comic shop.
DC Pick of the Week
Batman Beyond Neo-Year #6 Max Dunbar Design Card Stock – Batman Beyond gets a new suit and is featured on this cover. From the solicitation: Terry McGinnis flies the night sky in a new Batman Beyond suit. Everything about the Batman Beyond mythos changes here.
Pick of the Week
Sabrina The Teenage Witch Anniversary Spectacular #1 – Lots of hype on this one. New character, Amber Nightstone, makes an appearance. Archie books have had a lot of heat behind them recently, and the introduction of a new for for Sabrina is one to grab. Try Mycomicshop tonight for a copy. Already a ghost on eBay with only two sellers listing