Comic Picks of the Week for Delivery 3/20/24

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

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What is up Wednesday Warriors? Very light week, here is what is on tap…

New Series/1’s
Critter #1 – Independent comic Critters gets a new release from Antarctic.

Dawnrunner #1 – Dark Horse – A century ago a portal opened over Central America and the Tetza that came through changed our world. Now the world bends all its effort to making the Iron Kings-great mechs that must battle the Tetza for humanity’s continued survival in gladiatorial combat. Anita Marr is the greatest of the pilots and is chosen to pilot a new prototype that could change the tide in humanity’s favor. An all-ages sci-fi epic

Star Wars Jango Fett #1 – Not much to say besides a popular character is the Star Wars universe gets a new #1.

One and Done
Star Wars Visions Takashi Okazaki #1 – after a bunch of pushbacks, this book finally gets released

Chilling Adventures Presents Pops Chocklit Shoppe Of Horrors Fresh Meat – New Archie Horror book.

Notable Reprints
Limited Collectors Edition #51 Facsimile Edition – This is an odd one as it is a reprint of a reprint. This full facsimile reprinting of the iconic Bronze Age tabloid-size comic features a wraparound cover by Neal Adams and collects the Ra’s al Ghul saga Neal (and Irv Novick) produced with Denny O’Neil (Batman #232, #242-244).

Amazing Spider-Man #254 – Jack O’Lantern appearance and Black Costume Spidey.

Wolverine By Claremont & Buscema #1 – 1989 Wolverine series gets a reprint.

For the Cover

Catwoman #63 Jorge Fornes Card Stock Cover – sweet retro cover.

One to Watch
Nacelleverse #0 – Reintroduces ROBOFORCE, BIKER FROM MICE FROM MARS, SECTAURS, POWER LORDS, and more. In partnership with the Nacelle Company, Oni Press is proud to present a comics milestone three decades in the making as a new universe of toy and animation icons rockets into action

Small Press pick of the Week
Mans Best #1 – Boom Studios – Homeward Bound on an alien planet, Man’s Best follows three emotional support pets living on the Starship Horizon – a spacecraft searching for a new planet to house a humanity compromised by bad decisions and corporate corruption. But after the ship crashes and their crew is captured, these loyal pets are their owners’ only hope. Outfitted in outrageous mech suits, these three best friends must traverse a hostile world to rescue their owners – leaving them the only hope for a humanity that might not be worth saving, in an adventure threatening to tear their friendship apart

Pick of the Week
Web Of Spider-Man #1 – sets up the Spider-Books for the next year. Small week, and the potential for a new character appearance makes this one top billing this week. (Check later tonight)

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