Comic Picks of the Week for Delivery 4/17/24

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? A little more selection this week, and in my eyes, one must pick up. Here is what is on tap.

New Series/#1’s
7174AD #1 – First time in (news)print! From the fevered brain and drawing desk of TP LOUISE and ASHLEY WOOD comes an all-new ongoing series collecting bits and bobs from ASH’s storied career. Up first, two full-length tales, “Duostar Racers” and “Miss and Mrs”! Featuring 48 newsprint pages of madness and mayhem! (On Mycomicshop

Dudley Datson And The Forever Machine #1 – new Scott Snyder series. A rollicking sci-fi adventure story about a boy, his dog, and a machine that controls time and space! What could go wrong? Have you ever wondered why all the great figures in history had a pet companion, and if they were all running from the same mysterious threat? Such questions have never crossed the mind of Dudley Datson, a fifteen year-old with a penchant for invention. But when dastardly foes turn his world upside down, Dudley is going to have to start facing things beyond his wildest imagination in this modern day fable. (On Mycomicshop

Star Wars The High Republic Adventures Saber For Hire #1 – Dark Horse – Fan-favorite saber-for-hire Ty Yorrick returns in her most dangerous-and personal-mission yet. The former Jedi turned monster hunter is having the time of her life behind the Nihil Stormwall. She’s never been busier, battling dangers that the Jedi would’ve usually handled and earning credits galore. If only she hadn’t agreed to take an apprentice. A storm is brewing on the horizon that will see Ty crossing sabers with old enemies… and friends.

Notable Reprints
Crisis On Infinite Earths #1 Facsimile Edition – Classic DC event book gets the Facsimile treatment.

Amazing Spider-Man #255 Facsimile Edition – Reprints the first appearance of Black Fox and features Spidey in the classic black costume.

Cerebus The Aardvark #1 Facsimilie Edition – The classic indy book Cerebus gets a signed facsimile. Cool but pricey.

For the Cover

Fall Of The House Of X #4 EM Gist Emma Frost Cover – Awesome Emma Frost cover by EM Gist. I am grabbing a regular but there is also a 1:50 variant

First Appearance Alert
Giant Size Incredible Hulk (2024) – New Villain Patchwork Jack appears, however, seems like every time a new villain is hyped, he dies.

One to Watch
Avengers Twilight #5 – Hawkeye, formerly Bullseye, shows up in full costume.

Small Press Pick of the Week
Blow Away #1 – Unyielding wildlife photographer Brynne Brautigan, isolated in the remote cold of Baffin Island, sees something she can’t unsee. An argument, followed by an outburst of intense violence between two nearby climbers-did she just witness a murder? In a frantic search for the truth, Brynne discovers just what she’s looking for, but little does she know that more than the silent white of winter is keeping her company…

Pick of the Week
Spider-Woman #6 – The winger female Captain America who appeared on the cover of Captain America #2 New Champions Variant makes her cameo appearance the issue. Full first is coming in Spider-Woman #7.

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