New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1

 

 

Highlights This Week:  Doreen Green made her first appearance in an obscure Marvel Comics Winter Special in 1992. She then joined the Great Lakes Avengers and more recently was the au pair to Danielle Cage (daughter of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones). Now she finally gets her due, and her own series, in The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1.

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve!

 

Mark Waid and Carlos Pacheco's All-New SHIELD #1

Mark Waid and Carlos Pacheco’s All-New SHIELD #1

 

 

Please note: New Comics will be on the shelves the morning of Wednesday, December 31, but due to New Year’s Eve both Westfield locations will be closing early!

Highlights This Week:  Like last year, the week of New Year’s is pretty much a skip week for the comic book industry, but a few of the major publishers are making sure that you’ve got something new to read this week! First up is Marvel’s All-New SHIELD #1 written by Mark Waid and with art by Carlos Pacheco in the first issue. Based on the hit ABC TV show, the new comic series brings Director Coulson and most of the gang from the TV series to the comic page.

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve!

Damian's Back, But At What Cost ? Robin Rises Alpha One-Shot

Damian’s Back, But At What Cost ? Robin Rises Alpha One-Shot

 

 

Please note: New Comics will be on the shelves the morning of Wednesday, December 24, but due to Christmas Eve both Westfield locations will be closing early!

Highlights This Week:  Peter Tomasi’s Death of Damian storyline comes to a highly-anticipated end in the Robin Rises: Alpha One-Shot with the rebirth of Batman’s son after returning from the pits of Apocalypse. Is Damian truly back and, more importantly, is he the same?

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams' Sandman Overture #4 (of 6)

Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams’ Sandman Overture #4 (of 6)

 

Highlights This Week:  Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams give us one more gift before the holidays with the release of The Sandman Overture #4 (of 6). In an asylum in the City of the Stars, Morpheus comes face to face with the creature at the center of the war that will destroy the universe. Time is running out…

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Bob’s News About Stuff!!!

They Call Him HOWARD - THE Duck!

They Call Him HOWARD – THE Duck!

 

Most likely due to his surprise appearance in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Marvel is giving us a new Howard The Duck series this March by the creative team of  Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) and  Joe Quinones (Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell). Howard becomes a Private Investigator and has Marvel guest stars galore!

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STEVE BRYANT IS COMIN’ TO TOWN (Just before Santa!)

Steve Bryant's Athena Voltaire Compendium

Steve Bryant’s Athena Voltaire Compendium


Both Westfield Comics locations will be hosting appearances by creator Steve Bryant on Saturday, December 20th in celebration of the publication of his new Athena Voltaire Compendium from Dark Horse Comics and Sequential Pulp! There will also be exclusive Westfield Comics bookplates available while supplies last!

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Image Comics' Bitch Planet #1 By Kelly Sue DeConnick  & Valentine De Landro

Image Comics’ Bitch Planet #1 By Kelly Sue DeConnick
& Valentine De Landro

 

 

Highlights This Week:  Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Valentine De Landro are the creative team behind this week’s best-titled comic of the week. Image Comics’ Bitch Planet #1 combines a women-behind-bars exploitation film plot with a 1960s scifi sensibility.  The plot follows five prisoners on an all-female penal planet, ready to make their escape by way of a gladiatorial exhibition against a team of visiting male prisoners;

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New Releases For Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Angela: Asgard's Assassin #1

Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1

 

 

Highlights This Week:   Writers Kieron Gillen and Marguerite Bennett team with the soon-to-be legendary art team of Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans to throw the spotlight onto the Marvel Universe’s newest, and most dangerous, inhabitant. Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1 finds the controversial character now knowing her true identity thanks to the events of the Thor & Loki Original Sins mini-series and her abilities are wanted by both Asgard and Heven;

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Matt Fraction and Christian Ward's ODY-C #1

Matt Fraction and Christian Ward’s ODY-C #1

 

 

Highlights This Week:  The ever-prolific Matt Fraction debuts his latest creator-owned title from Image Comics this week. ODY-C #1 is a sci-fi take on Homer’s The Odyssey (ODY-C, get it?) with Infinite Vacation artist Christian Ward. In this 26-chapter retelling the characters are all gender-swapped and the first issue sports an 8-page foldout that sets the stage for this epic adventure that has been described as “eye-popping and psychedelic”. It was also written by Fraction so that his 4-year old daughter, Tallulah, would have an adventure story starring a kickass female hero;

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wonder Woman #36 By Meredith and David Finch

Wonder Woman #36 By Meredith and David Finch

 

 

Highlights This Week:  Husband and wife team Meredith and David Finch are the new creative team with a new direction for Diana Prince in Wonder Woman #36. And, they’re not forgetting what the previous team of Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang did in their three year run, but the new team’s take will be more connected to the current DC Universe with her relationship with Superman being a part of it, as well as early appearances by the rest of the Justice League and Swamp Thing;

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