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? Another small week this week, again. Seems to be a lot of that lately. It’s ok though, have been grabbing some great back issues and variants. Here is what is on tap.
Alien #1 – Marvel kicks off a 4th volume for the Alien franchise.
Deadpool Seven Slaughters #1 – Rob Liefeld Deadpool series.
Dungeons & Dragons Fortune Finder #1 – Jim Sub doing Dungeons and Dragons
Geiger Ground Zero #1 – GEOFF JOHNS and GARY FRANK return to the apocalyptic world of GEIGER for a special explosive two-issue origin epic.
Lotus Land #1 – In a Vancouver of the future painted with ultramodern decay, a groundbreaking advancement in technology promises an end to entropy itself. But when an attack on this mysterious ‘Keeper Program’ threatens the lives of everyone tied to it, retired Police Detective Bennie Strikman is called to investigate one last case.
Ministry Of Compliance #1 – a bold, new vision of science fiction with THE MINISTRY OF COMPLIANCE. Thirty-seven years ago, Earth was secretly invaded by an alien force known as the Devolution, and they have been shaping the direction humanity has been going in ever since to prepare us to be assimilated into their empire. The Devolution has thirteen ministries, each responsible for manipulating a different aspect of human life. The Ministry of Compliance, the most feared of all the ministries, led by the fierce Avigail Senna, makes sure all the ministries stay in line and remain focused on the Devolution’s mission. As it appears the Ministry’s mission is on the verge of being completed and Earth will be assimilated, things begin to go terribly wrong, and a conspiracy among the ministries breaks out that Avigail must deal with head-on.
Outsiders #1 – Using his fortune, Luke Fox launches a new organization dedicated to shining light into the world’s darkest corners. His first recruit: Kate Kane, the Batwoman–who will re-embrace her military background to protect Luke’s dream and encounter every bit of strangeness the DCU has to offer. And just wait until you meet the Third Man…or learn what universe-shattering secret they’ve discovered buried under Antarctica. Outsiders is the return of comic book archaeology, digging into all the forgotten corners of DC’s history to preserve, record, and better understand the true nature of the DC Multiverse…and the forgotten stories that make up its fabric.
Speed Force #1 – Wallace West and Avery Ho: the young speedsters have been Teen Titans, Justice Leaguers, and above all, members of the Flash Family. As they become aware of mysterious changes happening to the Speed Force, they race to Keystone City, where they encounter old friends, new threats, and a chance to forge their own paths.
Superior Spider-Man #1 – SPIDER-MAN faces a NEW VILLAIN from his SUPERIOR past. As she fries New York with all the power of a living star, DOC OCK makes a life-changing discovery!
Dutch #0 Joe Caey brings back the 90’s superhero Dutch.
Animal Pound Ashcan #1 – a bold reimagining of George Orwell’s timeless masterpiece by two award-winning creators working together for the first time! Visionary writer Tom King (The Human Target, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow) and acclaimed artist Peter Gross (American Jesus, The Books of Magic) invite readers to experience a modern allegory inspired by Animal Farm. Don’t miss out on the exclusive ashcan, strictly limited to its initial print run and never to be printed again, of the series everyone will be talking about for years to come!
Ones to Watch
Silver Surfer Rebirth Legacy #3 – Silver Surfer Black returns.
Star Wars Visions Peach Momoko #1 – Peach Momoko unleashed on the Star Wars Universe. A cult has grown worshipping this SITH LORD and the DARK SIDE. ANKOK believes she is the successor to the LEGACY of THE SITH with her DARK SIDE POWERS! But is she truly in tune with THE FORCE? Or is she just exploiting the people in her village?
Small Press Pick of the Week
GI Joe A Real American Hero #301 – Larry Hama picks up where he left off at IDW with Chris Mooneyham to pick up where he left off. There has been some good hype with the Transformers so I am eyeing up a cover A at least.
Pick of the Week
The Deviant #1 – It is a slow week. James Tyrion doing a horror book is the one to eye. As snow falls over Milwaukee in 1972, a blood-stained Santa Claus commits unimaginable atrocities against young men. Fifty years later, a troubled young writer interviews this so-called ‘Deviant Killer,’ who still maintains his innocence from behind bars. And as Christmas approaches once again, the past returns, wielding a sharpened ax.