First and foremost, Dal would like you to know that there is a $1 reprint of POWER PACK #1 available this week. And now, we've got lots of great new Graphic Novels to tell you about! LEGEND OF KORRA RUINS OF EMPIRE PART 1 Korra must decide who to trust as the fate of the Earth Kingdom hangs in the balance! Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Michelle Wong (Goosebumps: Download and Die), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of the beloved television series! MIDDLEWEST BOOK 01 The lands between the coasts are vast, slow to change, and full of hidden magics. The town of Farmington has been destroyed, sending an unwitting adventurer and his vulpine companion in search of answers-and to quell a coming storm that speaks his name. From author SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist JORGE CORONA comes the tale of Abel, a young boy who must navigate an old land in order to reconcile his family's history. BLACK BADGE HC VOL 01 Meet the Black Badges, a top-secret branch of boy scouts tasked by the government to take on covert missions that no adult ever could. Among their organization, the Black Badges are the elite-the best of the best. The missions they're tasked with are dangerous, and will only get worse as their leader's attention is split between their objective and tracking down a lost team member. A member who disappeared years ago...presumed dead. Black Badge is a haunting look at foreign policy, culture wars, and isolationism through the lens of kids who know they must fix the world that adults have broken. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER VOL 01 Go back to the beginning as Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined into a new era with new challenges, new friends... and a few enemies you might already recognize. But the more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang faces brand new Big Bads, and the threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High confirms what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell. STAR WARS AOR JABBA THE HUTT #1 Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of JABBA THE HUTT, the greatest gangster in the Outer Rim. Discover what makes the name of Jabba so feared, in a crime story that stretches from the casinos of Canto Bight to the deserts of Tatooine! WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE LAND OF GIANTS #1 Thor is trapped in the land of Giants and it's up to Captain America to rescue him before all is lost! Taking up Thor's ax, Jarnbjorn, Cap and his team-Spider-Man, Wolverine, Luke Cage and Iron Fist-invade the Frost Giant realm in search of their fellow Avenger. But this rescue mission will cost far more than they expect. CLUE CANDLESTICK #1 Ripe with puzzles, secrets, and lies, in CLUE: CANDLESTICK everyone's a suspect! Cartoonist auteur Dash Shaw unleashes his murderous imagination on the quirky, thrilling and mysterious world of Clue! Visionary creator Dash Shaw re-imagines the world of Clue in this suspense-filled, murder mystery! Each extra-length issue also features brand new Clue game cards based on the comic! SECRET LIFE OF PETS #1 Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you're not home? Find out in this hilarious new kids comic series based on The Secret Life of Pets, the award-winning Universal Studios animated comedy! ...and there's plenty more where those came from! Hope to see you soon!
We feel like you're here for the comics, is that right? Well let us tell you about some of the new ones... WAR OF REALMS SPIDER-MAN & LEAGUE OF REALMS #1 It's another War of the Realms tie-in. Spider-Man must Frodo-Up and lead this ragtag group of SCREWBEARD THE DWARF, UD THE TROLL, RO BLOODROOT THE WIZARD, SIR IVORY HONEYSHOT THE LIGHT ELF and TITANYA THE MOUNTAIN GIANT as the new LEAGUE OF REALMS. As Spidey is a terrible leader, could this team possibly achieve ANYTHING?! WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE WAR AVENGERS #1 It's another War of the Realms tie-in! While two other Strikeforce teams head out to other realms, Captain Marvel leads the fight to reclaim the Earth! But even with a crew of heavy hitters (Weapon H, Captain Britain, Venom, Deadpool) and two of the best spies on the planet (the Winter Soldier and the Black Widow), Carol's fighting a losing game. Malekith's allies are without number - and the battlefield bigger than any Carol's commanded before. GIANT MAN #1 It's another War of the Realms tie-in. Why isn't it called WAR OF REALMS GIANT MAN? No idea. Anyway, at the behest of All-Mother Freyja, four men must rise to monstrous heights and infiltrate the most savage territory of New Jotunheim: Florida! Get it? Monstrous heights? They're all giants! Also, why isn't called Giant MEN?? Come ON, Marvel!! DREAM DADDY DAD DATING COMIC BOOK It's another War of the Realms tie-in! Oh, wait, no. Sorry. I just got in that habit. Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator invites the player to Maple Bay, where they play as a single Dad new to town and eager to romance other hot Dads. The comic series tells five standalone stories, each focused on different Maple Bay Dads, their kids, and their relationships with one another. STAR WARS AOR LANDO CALRISSIAN #1 Former smuggler LANDO CALRISSIAN has a beautiful dream: a life of leisure and luxury as the totally legitimate BARON ADMINISTRATOR of CLOUD CITY. All he needs to do is take care of his money troubles with one last, big scam. But what will get in his way the most - his bad luck or this annoying sense of ethics he seems to be developing? Co-starring LOBOT! Don't forget to read this in Donald Glover's voice. SCIENCE COMICS CARS Put the pedal to the metal with Science Comics: Cars, the latest volume in First Second's action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers! In this volume, you'll learn where cars came from and how they work. When you pop the hood, what are you looking at? How does gasoline - or electric batteries, or even steam - make a car move? Rev up your motor and take look at the combustible history of the automobile and its explosive effects on our modern lives. ALL TIME COMICS ZEROSIS DEATHSCAPE #0 Written by Josh Bayer and Josh Simmons, featuring artwork by Bronze Age maverick Trevor Von Eeden! In collaboration with fearless indie cartoonist Gabrielle Bell! This #0 issue is the perfect intro to the new wave of ATC and it's the first appearance of The Red Maniac! Why bother even telling you what it's about, right? ...and there's plenty more where those came from! Hope to see you soon!
If FREE COMIC BOOK DAY is comic book Christmas, this week is the start of the New Year! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- WAVES HC GN After years of difficulty trying to have children, a young couple finally announces their pregnancy, only to have the most joyous day of their lives replaced with one of unexpected heartbreak. Their relationship is put to the test as they forge ahead, working together to rebuild themselves amidst the churning tumult of devastating loss, and ultimately facing the soul-crushing reality that they may never conceive a child of their own. Based on author Ingrid Chabbert's own experience, coupled with soft, sometimes dreamlike illustrations by Carole Maurel, Waves is a deeply moving story that poignantly captures a woman's exploration of her pain in order to rediscover hope. GHOST HOG GN (ALL AGES) Truff is the ghost of a young boar, fueled by fury towards the hunter who shot her down. She has a lot to learn about her new afterlife, and thankfully the forest spirits Claude and Stanley are there to guide her! However, they soon find that her parents, along with their fellow animal villagers, have been kidnapped by the malicious mountain demon Mava! Truff wants to help, but... the hunter is finally within her grasp, and if she lets him go, she may never get her revenge! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- RED SONJA VAMPIRELLA BETTY VERONICA #1 Yes, really. A string of paranormal, unsolved murders leads the vampire hunter Vampirella and her sword-wielding barbarian partner Red Sonja to the small, sleepy town of Riverdale where things always seem to happen... There they discover Betty and Veronica, investigative reporters for the high school newspaper, also hot on the trail of the same killer. FLASH #70 "The Flash Year One" starts here! Barry Allen feels helpless in his life in Central City. As a forensic scientist, he's always catching criminals after they've committed their crimes. All that changes one fateful night when Barry is struck by a bolt of lightning and doused in chemicals. When he wakes from a coma, he realizes he can run at incredible speeds. Can Barry master these powers and be the hero his city needs...or will the powers burn through him? WAR OF THE REALMS NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1 As Sindr, Immortal Queen of Muspelheim, and her legions of Fire Demons march on Asia, it's time for a new band of heroes to unite to protect the Pacific Rim. Can Amadeus Cho assemble his "protectors" -- Shang-Chi, Silk and Jimmy Woo to save the world from incineration? And where is Kamala Khan? And just who are Crescent, Io and Luna Snow??? Featuring Marvel's newest heroes from China, Aero and Sword Master, and a mysterious new Filipino heroine named WAVE! Speculators-- this is the book for you (to buy and not read)!! BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1 When the quest for justice drives Batman into some morally ambiguous areas, he calls in the most moral man he knows: Jefferson Pierce, a.k.a. Black Lightning, and his team of operatives, the Outsiders! Batman needs to locate Sofia Barrera before the wrong people get their hands on her-and her surprising power! But it wouldn't be Batman without a hidden agenda, would it? And when Black Lightning, Katana, the Signal and Orphan find out what Batman is really up to, their every loyalty will be called into question. EVE STRANGER #1 You have unlimited funds, a jet-set lifestyle, and extraordinary abilities. And your bloodstream is filled with nano bombs. The contents of a syringe will deactivate them for a week and also wipe your memory. So what happens when you develop a sneaking suspicion that you're actually working for the bad guys? EVE STRANGER, amnesiac-for-hire. High-octane thrills! Impossible missions! Doomed romance! EXCELLENCE #1 Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-those with greater potential-but never themselves. Now it's time for Spencer to follow in his father's footsteps, but all he sees is a broken system in need of someone with the wand and the will to change it. But in this fight for a better future, who will stand beside him? STAR WARS AOR BOBA FETT #1 As the implacable bounty hunter who tracked down Han Solo, Boba Fett earned his reputation as one of the greatest villains in the galaxy. But what happens when Boba Fett picks up the trail of an actual villain? Find out what kind of heart - if any - beats under that Mandalorian armor! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- CAPTAIN AMERICA #10, MURDER FALCON #8, CONAN THE BARBARIAN #6, BLACK HAMMER AGE OF DOOM #10, CATWOMAN #11, and DEADLY CLASS #38. Yeah! We’re doing it! Comics for everyone, every day!!