Comic Picks of the Week for Delivery 6/14/23

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

What is up Wednesday Warriors. Small week again. Check out what is on tap.

New #1s
KLIK KLIK BOOM #1 -Image- Meet Sprout, a mute assassin who communicates exclusively through polaroid pictures. Being raised by her doomsday-prepping grandfather in the rolling hills of Idaho, Sprout has never been around other people, watched TV, or seen clothes outside of Army fatigues. Now she’s headed to the big lights of New York City to avenge her grandfather’s murder, but will the city’s mesmerizing glitz and glam help her succeed-or be the death of her?

Frank Frazettas Mothman #1 -Opus- From 1966 to 1967 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, several witnesses reported seeing a man-sized, winged creature with glowing red eyes. Circa 1980, Frank Frazetta painted his iconic work ‘Mothman.’ Now you will learn the truth-and it’s weird.

Void Rivals #1 -Image/Skybound- Lot’s of hype on this one as it brings Hasbro’s two big franchises into Image, GI Joe and Transformers.

Xino #1 – Oni Press- the first of three OVERSIZED, 40-PAGE intra-ocular lozenges of subversive, surrealist science-fiction to cure your awful awareness of it all.

New Characters
Black Panther #1 – New Volume of Black Panther kicks off with a new character. Spoilers later.

Spider-Man India #1 – The solicitation hints at a new Lizard.

Extreme Venomverse #3 – three stories with two new Venoms. Madame Venom, and a pre-historic version hit this issue.

Notable Reprints
Amazing Spider-Man #121 Facsimile – The night Gwen Stacy died! In 1973, Spider-Man fans the world over were shocked by a story that had previously been unthinkable. To strike at the heart of Peter Parker, the Green Goblin kidnaps the woman he loves, Gwen Stacy, and Spider-Man faces a race against time as he swings to the rescue.

Something Is Killing The Children Pen & Ink #1 – BOOM! Studios is proud to present PEN & INK, a deluxe art-focused format featuring stunning black and white interior inks with artist commentary.

For the Cover

Haunt You To The End #1 Sozomaika Cover – Creepy cover by Sozomaika. In a not-so-far future rife with climate disasters and worldwide instability, an eccentric billionaire and his crew-a disgraced journalist, a radical doctor, a TV demonologist, and a squad of hard-bitten military contractors-set out to prove the existence of life after death. But even if their mission is a success, the truth behind the ‘most haunted place on earth’ may not be the comforting revelation the world is hoping for.

One to Watch
Battle Chasers #10 – Fan favorite series returns. Some great covers including the J Scott Campbell and the Chris Bachalo.

Pick of the Week
Dead By Daylight #1 – Video Game tie ins have been hot, especially for first appearances of characters and concepts. This one focuses on the popular survival horror game. The issue comes with a code to unlock an exclusive in-game charm

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