The witching hour has come and gone! It’s time for November’s first week of New Comics! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— GREEN LANTERN #1 Superstar writer Grant Morrison returns to DC to launch a new, ongoing series: THE GREEN LANTERN! When Earth's space cop, Hal Jordan, encounters an alien hiding in plain sight, it sets off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps-and quite possibly the Multiverse at large-to its very core. There's an inter-galactic conspiracy afoot, as well as a traitor in the GL Corps' ranks, so strap in for more mind-bending adventures in this masterpiece in the making. YOTSUBA & VOL 14 Everyone's favorite green-haired five-year-old is back! And this time, Yotsuba's expanding her horizons by taking a trip to the big city with her dad! The giant amusement park of Tokyo--with all its trains to ride, neighborhoods to explore, and fancy lunches to eat--promises heartwarmingly hilarious adventures in this long-awaited volume! We here at Challengers LOVE Yotsuba, and even though this is volume 14, you can really read this series in any order. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER ORIGINAL GN It's time to shut up and return to Camp Firewood in the first-ever, all-new original graphic novel for the beloved, cult classic, Wet Hot American Summer. To tell you all about it, here's Camp Director Beth. Well guys, we made it through the first week of camp in one piece... mostly. Anyway, so I gave the Camp Firewood counselors the night off to head into town to do whatever it is teenagers do and long story short, it led to a surprise camp inspection! Now we have 24 hours to clean up our act or they're going to shut down Camp Firewood. Luckily, I have the best counselors in the whole wide world...wait, where are those little jerks...in town still?! We are so screwed . . . WICKED + DIVINE FUNNIES #1 Every ninety years gods are reborn as dogs. They are good dogs. They are very good dogs. In two years, they may have learned how to sit, which is one of several (count 'em!) stories in this special. As THE WICKED + THE DIVINE prepares for its final arc, we invite a bunch of friends over, pass out the fizzy pop and sherbet and have a lovely time. DOCTOR WHO 13TH #1 The Doctor regenerates into her most thrilling incarnation yet! A new series for a new era on the TARDIS, from a creative team of astounding women - Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser and art from Rachael Stott and Enrica Angiolini! Experience mind-blowing challenges and dynamic adventures through time and space - right alongside the Doctor and her friends! EMPTY MAN #1 Horror sensation Cullen Bunn returns to the world of Empty Man in this ongoing series. The nation is in the grip of a terrible pandemic. The so-called Empty Man disease causes insanity and violence. Government quarantines are mandatory. One of the afflicted is Melissa Kerry, and the next step should be to quarantine her-but those who enter quarantine are never seen again. Melissa's family won't let that happen. All they have to do is care for her, keep her worsening condition a secret-and they'll do anything, trust anyone, to keep her safe. OUTER DARKNESS #1 Sci-fi and horror collide in this new series from the co-creator of CHEW, John Layman! Mankind has colonized the galaxy, but during our interstellar travels, we discovered a terrifying secret out in the Outer Darkness of space. Join Captain Joshua Rigg and the crew of the starship Charon as they encounter demonic possessions, hauntings, cosmic horror, and more! AUNTIE AGATHAS HOME FOR WAYWARD RABBITS #1 Auntie Agatha's Home for Wayward Rabbits is in danger. Run by the titular Agatha and her niece, Julie, this peculiar shelter cares for damaged and dysfunctional rabbits-and now it's being threatened by a wealthy businessman who will stop at nothing to tear it down. This charming series marks the return of critically acclaimed writer KEITH GIFFEN to creator-owned work. MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH #1 In the cemetery, the blind man does not know who he is, or why he has come to this particular grave at this moment. He doesn't know the burly police officer with the wild story who has approached him. Or the strangely intense man who sits in the rear seat of the patrol car, his eyes flashing green. But all of that is about to change. Because Matt Murdock is beginning to remember... --DON’T OVERLOOK— SPIDER-GEDDON #3, BORDER TOWN #3, BLACKBIRD #2, WALKING DEAD #185, INFINITY WARS #5, BATMAN #58, and the collection of Gail Simone’s DOMINO VOL 01 KILLER INSTINCT. It feels weird to officially be in the Holiday Season, but at least we have great comics to be in it with us!
Such a perfect batch of New Comics for Halloween! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— BATMAN SECRET FILES #1 FOIL The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow's fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp. HEROES IN CRISIS #2 Suspected of murder, Harley Quinn and BOoster Gold find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— WYTCHES BAD EGG Serving as both a stand-alone story in the WYTCHES world and a prequel to the highly anticipated WYTCHES, VOL. 2, "BAD EGG" tells the story of Seb and Jackson-two innocent teenagers reared on opposite sides of the eternal struggle between good and evil. Sebastian's mother is a member of "The Irons," the most ruthless Wytch hunters in history, while Jackson's family are "High Horn" Wytches. Can these two boys find friendship amidst this age-old blood feud, or are their fates already sealed? JESSICA JONES BLIND SPOT GRAPHIC NOVEL First time in print! Jessica finds a corpse in her office - the body of a woman who came to Jessica for help years ago with a case Jessica failed to solve. And now she's being framed for the woman's murder! As Jessica reopens her investigation in hopes of bringing Dia Sloane's killer to justice, she finds herself caught in the web of a serial killer intent on murdering women with powers. EDGAR ALLAN POE`S SNIFTER OF TERROR #1 Edgar Allan Poe mangles classic tales and brand new stories in this cross between Drunk History and Tales from the Crypt! First, meet AHOY's own alcohol-damaged version of Poe in "The Facts in The Case of M. Valdemar," adapted by Tom Peyer (Batman '66) and drawn by Fred Harper. Then: Sugary cereal meets vampirism in "Dark Chocolate," by writer Mark Russell (The Flintstones) and artist Peter Snejbjerg (Starman). HEX WIVES #1 For hundreds of years a war has been waged between a coven of perpetually reincarnating witches and the all-male conspiracy known as the Architects. After the death of the lead Architect in 2005 it seemed the witches had finally defeated their foes. Now, 13 years later, waking up in a perfect cookie cutter home at the end of a cul-de-sac in a sunny corner of suburbia, Isadora has no recollection of her past life as the leader of a witch coven, nor her soulmate Nadiya, let alone the centuries-old war she has waged in defense of the soul of America... AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1 Spooky stories starring theAVengers, the X-Men & Doctor Doom! Epic thrills and ghastly horror awaits in these all-new twisted tales! Spanning the breadth of the Marvel Universe, through the macabre lens of a murderer's row of writers and artists assembled here, see your favorite heroes and villains as you've never seen them before! MIDNIGHT MYSTERY #1 Follow the strange adventures of detective Zeke King as he goes from case to horrifying case. In this issue: King's latest case goes from freaky to fatal when he's hired to find the lost son of a deceased horror host! The mystery begins in this new supernatural horror series! Creator Bernie Gonzalez is signing at Challengers on November 3rd. JUSTICE LEAGUE AQUAMAN DROWNED EARTH #1 The Ocean Lords-ancient sea gods with a grudge against Aquaman and Wonder Woman-invade the Earth with an alien army and flood the globe. As Batman, Superman and the Flash race to stop the waters from rising and turning everyone into aquatic monsters, Mera seeks the advice of an old enemy, and Arthur must face down Black Manta...or lose his connection to the ocean forever! SPIDER-FORCE #1 The deadliest mission in all of SPIDER-GEDDON has come up and Kaine has stepped forward for what he's sure will be a suicide mission. But he can't do it alone and Jessica Drew, A.K.A. Spider-Woman has signed on to help, but has Kaine told her the whole truth? With Ashley Barton, from the OLD MAN LOGAN universe, and two new characters (Astro-Spider and Spider-Kid), Kaine's team is complete and their first mission may be their last! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- A whole new batch of DC/HANNA-BARBERA crossovers; WWE UNDERTAKER ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL featuring a book-length tale of the deadman; STRANGER THINGS #2; and MAN-EATERS #2 (with a variant iridescent cover!). Nothing but treats this Halloween!!