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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Bob’s News About Stuff!!!

Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña's Avengers: Rage of Ultron Original Graphic Novel

Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña’s Avengers: Rage of Ultron Original Graphic Novel

 

Just before the cinematic debut of big bad Ultron in Avengers 2 on May 1st, Marvel will be releasing the all-new original hardcover graphic novel Avengers: Rage of Ultron by Rick Remender and Jerome Opena in April!

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sam Wilson is the All-New Captain America!

Sam Wilson is the All-New Captain America!

 

Highlights This Week: In the final pages of last month’s Captain America #25, Steve Rogers handed the Captain America name over to Sam Wilson, up to this point known as The Falcon. Now Sam gets his own title All-New Captain America #1 and becomes the new leader of Captain America and The Mighty Avengers #1;

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Image Comics' Tooth & Claw #1 By Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey

Image Comics’ Tooth & Claw #1 By Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey

 

 

Highlights This Week: Image Comics’ Tooth & Claw #1 is the book that writer Kurt Busiek has been wanting to do for the past 10 years. Along with up and coming artist Ben Dewey, he’s created what’s being called “Conan Meets Kamandi with a Game of Thrones-style storytelling experience”.

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Saga #24

Saga #24

 

Highlights This Week: The latest arc of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed series by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples comes to an end this week with the release of Saga #24.

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, October 22, 2014!

 

Power Girl and Harley Become Best Buds in Harley Quinn #11

Power Girl and Harley Become Best Buds in Harley Quinn #11

 

 

Highlights This Week: If you haven’t been reading the new Harley Quinn series or the end of issue #10 - SPOILER ALERT! – the super heroine know as Power Girl has crashed on the Coney Island beach after Harley and her friends end celebrating their earlier win at Skate Club. NOW, in Harley Quinn #11, Harley takes advantage of Power Girl’s amnesia to become best buds and a famous crimefighting duo;

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Bob’s News About Stuff!!!

Marvel's new Secret Wars event coming in May 2015

Marvel’s new Secret Wars event coming in May 2015

 

 

One of the first big announcements of this weekend’s New York Comic Con was Marvel’s new year-long Secret Wars event that will spin out of the end of Jonathan Hickman’s run on the Avengers in May of 2015. With art by Esad Ribic, and sporting the beautiful cover art shown by Alex Ross, the event seems to be a war of heroes from across the Marvel Multiverse!

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