No Midnight Releases this week, but can we interest you in a War between 10 Realms? --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- WAR OF THE REALMS #1 All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army except one: Midgard. Home to Thor's beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, it burns. And Thor won't even be there to see it. All hell breaks loose in New York City as Malekith and his allies begin their invasion - and the greatest heroes of the Marvel Universe watch as the Earth falls! Written by Jason Aaron with GORGEOUS art from Russell Dauterman! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- BRONZE AGE BOOGIE #1 All the best-loved comics genres of the 1970s: apes, monsters, Kung Fu, sword-and-sorcery, and cosmic adventure! Young barbarian princess Brita Constantina finds herself battling a Martian invasion in both 1975 AD and BC! And, meet Major Ursa, the first bear in space. MARVEL ACTION BLACK PANTHER #1 Readers of all ages can get lost in the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda as they follow the adventures of its monarch, the Black Panther! From the mind of multiple Eisner and Harvey award winner Kyle Baker! MARVEL TEAM-UP #1 After a science demonstration at Empire State University goes awry, Ms. Marvel and Spider-Man find themselves tangled up in the same chaotic adventure. Eve L. Ewing (IRONHEART) and Joey Vazquez (SPIDER-GEDDON) team up for a mind-bending and magnificent new series! AMBER BLAKE #1 Amber Blake was only a child when she was recruited to the Cleverland Institute, a school for gifted children. But predators hide in the school's administration, abusing the children they're meant to protect, and, on the verge of exposing them, Amber finds herself fleeing for her life from the very man who recruited her. But she's not dead yet-and she's not the only one who wants to see Cleverland's leaders burn. MAJOR X #1 A mysterious new player enters the Marvel Universe and the X-Men are in his crosshairs! What is his mission and how can the man known as Cable hope to stop him? Writer/artist Rob Liefeld introduces a new wrinkle in the saga of Marvel's Mightiest Mutants! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- CAPTAIN AMERICA #9 (written by Ta-Nehisi Coates), PAPER GIRLS #27, IMMORTAL HULK #16, GREEN LANTERN #6 (written by Grant Morrison), POWERS IN ACTION #2 (by Art Baltazar),and WALKING DEAD #190. Hopefully the War of the Realms won’t reach Chicago before these books go on sale, next Wednesday!
Welcome to a milestone week for the comic book industry! One thousand issues of Detective Comics! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 This 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman's past, present and future...plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight! But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here. Featuring stories by: Peter Tomasi and Doug Mahnke Kevin Smith and Jim Lee Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev Warren Ellis and Becky Cloonan Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen Denny O’Neil and Steve Epting Christopher Priest and Neal Adams Geoff Johns and Kelley Jones Tom King, Tony Daniel and Joëlle Jones Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo James Tynion IV and Alvaro Martinez ...and don't forget we'll be selling it at Midnight! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- GLOW #1 When the unthinkable happens and the women of GLOW find themselves ahead of schedule, Sam ruins the promise of a wrestling-free weekend with... more wrestling! Robbed of blissful relaxation and forced to raise money to fund their way to the event, the GLOW team is less-than-prepared for their opponents: real gorgeous lady wrestlers. What could possibly go wrong?! DIAL H FOR HERO #1 Miguel, a teen daredevil, becomes the newest wielder of the Hero Dial-a rotary phone-like device that grants the user superpowers for one hour when they dial H-E-R-O. Will he rise as a new hero in the DC Universe or crumble under the weight of responsibility the dial thrusts upon him? SABRINA TEENAGE WITCH #1 Sabrina is a teen witch who's struggling with balancing the double life of high school and her burgeoning powers. Newly relocated to Greendale with her aunts Hilda and Zelda (also witches), Sabrina is trying to make the best of being the new girl in town which so far includes two intriguing love interests, an instant rivalry, a couple of misfits that could turn into BFFs, and trying to save the high school (and maybe the world) from crazy supernatural events. NBD! BAD LUCK CHUCK #1 Cursed at birth, Charlene "Chuck" Manchester hires out her own bad luck, providing disaster where someone else can profit. She can get you that insurance payout fortune-for a price. But bad luck doesn't always go as planned, and when Chuck gets stuck between a dissatisfied crime boss client, a cult leader, and a dogged insurance-fraud investigator, things get... explosive. STREET FIGHTER MENAT #1 Meet Menat, the enigmatic Egyptian fortune teller on a quest to avenge her master's death. But it's not just any villain Menat is seeking... it's the Dark Lord of Shadaloo himself - M.Bison! MERA TIDEBREAKER (DC INK) Princess Mera is teenage royalty and heir to the throne of Xebel, a colony ruled by the other no-so-lost land under the sea, Atlantis. Her father, his court, and the entire kingdom are expecting her to marry and introduce a new king. But Mera is destined to wear a different crown.... When the Xebellian military plots to overthrow Atlantis and break free of its oppressive regime, Mera seizes the opportunity to take control of her own destiny by assassinating Arthur Curry-the long-lost prince and heir to the kingdom of Atlantis SUPER SONS THE POLARSHIELD PROJECT (DC ZOOM) The polar ice caps have nearly melted away, causing devastation to coastal cities. Erratic, deadly weather forces everyone inland, tearing families apart. Jon Kent and Damian Wayne are opposite in every way except one-they are the sons of the World's Greatest Heroes! To uncover a global conspiracy, this unlikely dynamic duo will need to learn to trust each other and work together to save the Earth. --DON’T OVERLOOK-- HEROES IN CRISIS #7, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #18, FIGHT CLUB 3 #3, SHAZAM #4, FANTASTIC FOUR #8, and MAN-EATERS #7. We’ll see you at Midnight (between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning) for Detective Comics #1000 and all this week’s New Comics!
You know, we thought last week was a great week of New Comics, but this week is giving it a run for its (worth-every-penny) money! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- INVISIBLE KINGDOM #1 The tale of two women-a young religious acolyte and a hard-bitten freighter pilot-who separately uncover a vast conspiracy between the leader of the system's dominant religion and the mega-corporation that controls society. On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair of rebels risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth. But when your beliefs betray you, what choice is left? By Hugo Award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson (Wonder Woman, Ms. Marvel) and Eisner Award-winning artist Christian Ward (Black Bolt, ODY-C). SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #1 Combining the talents of Chip Zdarsky and Mark Bagley to tell the entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of the decades through which he lived! In this first oversized issue, when Flash Thompson is drafted to serve during the Vietnam War, Spidey must weigh the question of where his responsibility truly lies! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #1 Based off of the hugely popular Sony video game! After years of seeing Wilson Fisk escape criminal prosecution, the wise-cracking web-slinger finally has the opportunity to team with the PDNY to help them arrest his fearsome foe. But when the Kingpin of Crime is removed from the mean streets of the Big Apple, how will the mysterious Mister Negative's ascent to power bring Peter Parker's civilian world and Spider-Man's superhuman worlds crashing together? DARK RED #1 A contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America. Chip is a vampire. Stuck working the last shift at a gas station, Chip is lonely and bored...and then his dull, bleak life is turned upside down when SHE comes to town. An easy pick-up for fans of REVIVAL. FIREFLY BAD COMPANY #1 In this 40 page celebration, take a look into the never-before-seen history of one of the most beloved Firefly characters in the 'Verse-SAFFRON! Journey through the early days of Saffron's life, from before her fateful meeting/marriage to Mal. This is an origin story no Firefly fan is sure to forget! LAZARUS RISEN #1 Two years have passed since the Carlyle Family was betrayed in battle, and the Conclave War encroaches on every side. As a new era dawns, Johanna Carlyle goes on the attack to ensure the survival of her Family, relying on the loyalty and support of the Carlyle Lazarus-her sister, Forever-remaining at her side. And while their united front may be enough to turn the tide, the cracks are beginning to show... LIFE & DEATH OF TOYO HARADA #1 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA will place the planet's most powerful man in the spotlight as he strives to control the course of history. But with the menacing mastermind's resources dwindling after the downfall of the Harbinger Foundation and a target on his head, will the formidable psiot re-emerge as humanity's greatest hero...or its most dangerous villain? --DON’T OVERLOOK-- THOR #11, CRIMINAL #3, TEEN TITANS #28 (TERMINUS AGENDA), KAIJUMAX SEASON 4 #5, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #4 and AVENGERS #17. At this rate we can’t wait to see what next week brings! So many wonderful comics!!