Right out of the gate March is filled with great new series! Some by new creators; some by industry mainstays like Robert Kirkman and Jeff Lemire. Take a look… OBLIVION SONG #1 Robert Kirkman's new series! A decade ago, 300,000 citizens of Philadelphia were suddenly lost in Oblivion. The government made every attempt to recover them, but after many years, they gave up. Nathan Cole...won't. He makes daily trips, risking his life to try and rescue those still living in the apocalyptic hellscape of Oblivion. But maybe...Nathan is looking for something else? Why can't he resist the siren call of the Oblivion Song? DODGE CITY #1 Tomas is the newest member of the Jazz Pandas dodgeball team, and hefs got a certain knack for keeping an eye on on the ball (or several!). However, he is new, untested, and still not quite part of the team. But if the Jazz Pandas want to make it to summer regional championships theyfll have to pull together and learn to work as a team. GIDEON FALLS #1 Jeff Lemire's new series with art by ANdrea Sorrentino. The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city's trash, and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets, become intertwined around the mysterious legend of The Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town, throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake. PRISM STALKER #1 Vep is a young refugee raised away from her devastated home planet as an indentured citizen in a foreign colony. She works tirelessly for her insectoid hosts, but there is no exit in sight in this viscous, dripping citynest. The eye of opportunity is closing. Her duty is to her family and her siblings, but what more can she do for them here? The answer appears faster than she is ready for. For fans of Octavia Butler, Sailor Moon, and the biopunk horror of David Cronenberg. BALLAD OF SANG #1 Kidnapped off the streets of the Philippines as an infant and trained as a child assassin, Sang has never had a childhood. All he's ever known is killing and the kindness of his master, Chen, the closest thing Sang has to a father. When Sang's enthusiasm botches a job, it brings the wrath of Don Minchella down on the pair, resulting in Chen's murder. Barely escaping with his own line -- and with Minchella's severed arm in tow -- Sang swears revenge, while every gang in the city mobilizes to return him to Minchella, dead or alive. HIGHEST HOUSE #1 The creators behind the Hugo Award-nominated The Unwritten, Mike Carey and Peter Gross, invite you into The Highest House, the story of a slave boy named Moth, who makes friends with a powerful entity called Obsidian that promises advancement and happiness. Clearly, Obsidian has a hidden agenda, but Moth has ambitions and plans of his own... And that’s just the start! We’ll see you soon!
Here are some sweet new titles for your perusal: THE WILDS #1 Daisy Walker is a Runner for The Compound, a mix of post-apocalyptic postal service and black market salvaging operation. Daisy is the best there is at what she does. After a decade of surviving, she isn't phased by any of it - until her lover, another Runner named Heather, goes missing. THE TERRIFICS #1 Bound together by fate, united by the spirit of exploration and hope for tomorrow, the Terrifics are bound from the Dark Multiverse of Metal! When Mr. Terrific, Metamorpho, Plastic Man and Phantom Girl must rely on one another to make their way back home. DOCTOR STAR & KINGDOM LOST TOMORROWS #1 This dual-narrative story set in the world of Black Hammer, chronicles the legacy of a Golden-Age superhero that desperately wants to reconnect with his estranged son, who he hoped would one day take the mantle of Doctor Star. BEEF #1 The story of Meat Men! Chuck is a mild-mannered meat factory worker who is a little in love with a strawberry picker named Mary Lynn. But everything changes when Mary Lynn falls victim to the Vodino Brothers.... BUFFY SEASON 11 GILES #1 Buffy's Rupert Giles returns to high school but-as a grown man living in a teenage body. At an inner-city LA-area school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate and he finds more than vampires and demons... CULT CLASSIC RETURN TO WHISPER #1 In 1997, a group of teenagers discover a treasure of immeasurable wealth. Fearing that their newfound fortune will be stolen from them, they make a pact: One day they'll all come back as adults, divide their riches, and live happily ever after. Fifteen years later, they have returned. Not to uncover a fortune, but to bury a friend. From friend of Challengers, Eliot Rahal! And there are new issues of SAGA #49, AVENGERS #682, ABBOTT #2, HUNGRY GHOSTS #2, FLASH #41, CHAMPIONS #17 and DETECTIVE COMICS #975. Thanks for everything, February!
Our Sale is over! Valentine’s Day is over! But! We remain committed to bringing you the best New Comics we can week-after-week. And this week, that means these new book: MULTIPLE WARHEADS GHOST THRONE It's been a spell, but TA-DA! the final WARHEADS appears. From comics' best self-promoting narcissist: BRANDON GRAHAM. BRAVE & THE BOLD BATMAN & WONDER WOMAN #1 When a Celtic god's murder leads to a war between the fairy folk and a possible breach between worlds, Wonder Woman must find the murderer and keep the peace while Batman investigates strange occurrences in Gotham City. PUMPKINHEAD #1 For thirty years, the demon of vengeance has been still, its corpse buried in a pumpkin patch graveyard in the hills. But when a reckless driver accidentally kills a pair of children, the creature is called up once more. HIT-GIRL #1 The pint-sized Punisher-meets-Polly-Pocket has left America behind and set off to serve justice around the world. First stop: Colombia. INFINITY COUNTDOWN PRIME #1 The Infinity Stones. Together, they grant the power of a god. Newly reformed their locations are discovered and forces converge for a battle that will begin the universe down a dark path to the END. PUNKS NOT DEAD #1 As if being an awkward, bullied 15-year-old isn't bad enough, "Fergie" Ferguson suddenly discovers he can see dead people. Well, one dead person specifically-the ghost of a certain punk rocker named Sid. Now Fergie has to contend with an unruly ghost sidekick and some weird, uncontrollable new "abilities." DOCTOR STRANGE DAMNATION #1 When Doctor Strange raises Las Vegas up from its destruction during SECRET EMPIRE, he inadvertently opens a big door for the embodiment of evil, MEPHISTO! The devilish villain takes the city for himself and sets his sights on the rest of the world. It's going to take heroes from all over the Marvel Universe to defeat him, but there's nothing simple about fighting the lord of Hell. MATA HARI #1 Dancer. Courtesan. Spy. Executed by a French firing squad in 1917. 100 years on from her death, the lesser-known, often tragic story of the woman who claimed she was born a princess, and died a figure of public hatred with no one to claim her body, is told. And don’t forget these sweet continuing series: BATMAN #41, FENCE #4, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #796, DESCENDER #27, DEPT H #23, MONSTRESS #14, and SUPERMAN #41!
We’re still in “I Love You But I’ve Chosen Comics” Sale mode over here at Challengers Central (Did we mention there’s a 25% OFF Sale thru Tuesday, Feb 13th? We Did? Okay, good.), but if you’re so inclined to look ahead to Next Week’s post-sale New Comics, here’s a few highlights: DARK KNIGHTS RISING THE WILD HUNT #1 A DARK NIGHTS METAL tie-in by Grant Morrison and Scott Snyder!! SIDEWAYS #1 During the events of DARK NIGHTS METAL, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability-and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum... KIM REAPER VOL 01 Like most university students, Kim works a part-time job to make ends meet. Unlike most university students, Kim's job is pretty cool: she's a grim reaper, tasked with guiding souls into the afterlife. Like most university students, Becka has a super intense crush. Unlike most university students, Becka's crush is on a beautiful gothic angel that frequents the underworld. Of course, she doesn't know that. KICK ASS #1 KICK-ASS IS BACK-ready to wipe out the city's criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there's a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new KICK-ASS? DEATH OF LOVE #1 Love sucks. Philo Harris is going to do something about it. After gaining the ability to see the Cupidae that make love work-after a particularly bad drunken decision-Philo ends up going to war with love itself. With a chainsaw. STAR WARS THRAWN #1 One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. CUCUMBER QUEST VOL 02 SC & HC The journey to retrieve the Dream Sword and save the world from destruction continues! After the attack from Splashmaster, Cucumber wakes up in the Ripple Kingdom without any knowledge of where Almond and Sir Carrot could be. He meets the kingdom's Princess Nautilus and, with her guidance, they go in search of them.