Happy Christmas! Just in case Santa didn’t bring you everything you wanted this year, we’ll have all of these beauties waiting for you just after the Holiday and in perfect time to give you something to read if you’re staying safe at home this New Year’s Eve!!
—SPOTLIGHT BOOK— •STRAY DOGS DOG DAYS #1 (IMAGE COMICS) The Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs horror thriller that took the industry by storm is back in this standalone spinoff. In DOG DAYS, each stray will get their moment to shine-questions will be answered, mysteries will be solved, and old wounds will be torn open. Starting this December...every dog has its day.
—NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL OF NOTE— •SUPERMAN RED & BLUE HC (DC COMICS) Around the world, everyone knows that when they see a red-and-blue streak in the sky, it’s not a bird…it’s not a plane...it’s Superman. Collected for the first time in its entirety, this unforgettable anthology series showcases fresh new visions of the Man of Steel in his two signature colors! By the best and brightest in the business!
—NEW COMICS OF NOTE— •TIMELESS 1 (MARVEL) A special year-ending adventure setting up what is to come in the Marvel Universe over the next twelve months! Even Kang the Conqueror is subject to the whims and vicissitudes of time itself. So when a parallel timeline threatens to overwrite the future that Kang has fought so long and hard to control, the Master of the Ages has no choice but to go to war with time itself, battling through days of tomorrow as he struggles to prevent the end of what is to come! Featuring all the major players in the Marvel pantheon!
•APACHE DELIVERY SERVICE #1 (DARK HORSE) A jungle horror story by Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins! Two haunted men are on a hunt in the jungles of Vietnam, searching for clues to a missing treasure trove of gold that was stolen from all over Asia by a Japanese general during World War II. At the same time, a bizarre serial killer is hunting them down.
•SWAMP THING GREEN HELL #1 (DC COMICS) The Earth is all but done. The last remnants of humanity cling to a mountaintop island lost in endless floodwater. The Parliaments of the Green, the Red, and the Rot all agree: it’s time to wipe the slate clean and start the cycle of life over again. And to do so, they’ve united their powers to summon an avatar—one of the most horrific monsters to ever stalk the surface of this forsaken planet. Against a creature like that, there can be no fighting back…unless you have a soldier who understands the enemy. If only Alec Holland hadn't been dead for decades...
•DUNE WHISPER OF CALADAN SEAS #1 (BOOM! STUDIOS) During the chaos of the legendary Battle of Arrakeen, a group of Atreides soldiers get caved in. So while Paul Atreides meets his destiny in battle, Sgt. Vitt uses his family's gift of storytelling as a Jongleur to transport his men from their tomb to their homeworld of Caladan.
•KNIGHT JANEK #1 (BEHEMOTH COMICS) What if Zelda and Conan had a child? The answer is Knight Janek. Things are not going well in the realm of Fancylake. The royal couple falls a victim of a fatal accident, and the fresh new Duke shows a disturbing passion for the occult. As if that were not enough, a strange wanderer arrives in the capital...
•POWER RANGERS UNIVERSE #1 (BOOM! STUDIOS) What is the true origin of the Phantom Ranger? And what is his connection to the Morphin Grid? From the moment he first appeared 24 years ago, fans have wondered about the origin of the mysterious Phantom Ranger. Questions which have never been answered, until now...
•SWORD OF HYPERBOREA #1 (DARK HORSE) From the ancient warrior Gall Dennar, to Sir Edward Grey, to the B.P.R.D.'s Agent Howards, the iconic Hyperborean sword from the world of Hellboy has landed in many influential hands. And this has been no accident. Trace the sword's path through the adventures and encounters that finally brought it to Ragna Rok, at the end of the world, and witness the sword's journey through history. Co-written by Mike Mignola.
Just in time for Holiday shopping, DC is releasing 3 great new hardcovers this week, NIGHTWING: LEAPING INTO THE LIGHT, RORSCHACH, and STRANGE ADVENTURES, as well as their Holiday anthology ‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE FREEZIN’! Not to be outdone, Marvel has their own fancy hardcover for X-MEN HELLFIRE GALA RED CARPET! And if it's single issues you're looking for, take a look at the brand new BATGIRLS series!
—SPOTLIGHT BOOK— •BATGIRLS #1 (DC) They may be good at kicking ass, but they are just trying their best to be normal teenagers—who’ll borrow the keys to a muscle car that belonged to a bad guy and perhaps give it a joyride around town without a driver’s license, then race to get back home to Oracle by curfew…! This book is so fun!!
—NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL OF NOTE— •NIGHTWING HC VOL 01 LEAPING INTO THE LIGHT (DC) The BEST superhero comic on the stands right now! Nightwing is back in Blüdhaven and his drive to keep his adopted city safe has never been stronger! But protecting Blüdhaven is no small task, especially now that it’s being menaced by Nightwing’s most terrifying foe yet—a mysterious and murderous villain with a penchant for stealing his victim’s hearts, known only as Heartless. Collects issues #78-83 by Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo. Featuring his dog, Bitewing.
—NEW COMICS OF NOTE— •CLOAKED #1 (Dark Horse) Twenty-five years ago, a genuine masked hero came out of nowhere to declare war on crime... and then he disappeared. But when down-on-his-luck investigator Jake Stevens is hired to find the long-missing dark avenger, his inquiries threaten to expose the myth behind the mask.
•DEMON DAYS RISING STORM 1 (Marvel) Mariko Yashida's journey through the mysterious forest of Kirisaki Mountain has brought her face-to-face with strange and terrible creatures. But she's about to be tested like never before when she crosses paths with literal gods! You won't want to miss this electrifying showdown in part 4 of the DEMON DAYS SAGA by PEACH MOMOKO!
•HECATE'S WILL #1 (Black Mask) The story of a legendary NYC graffiti artist who has decided to retire and abandon her mission of changing the world through art, but, before she quits, she's going to create one final street-art experience: a graffiti scavenger hunt through the streets of Manhattan that will lead her fans to a final message and artistic testament.
•'TIS THE SEASON TO BE FREEZIN #1 (DC) Oh the weather outside is freezing, but these stories sure are pleasin’. So since you’ve no place to go, why not grab a sweater, pour a cup of hot cocoa, and stoke the fire…because these 10 tales are sure to lower the mercury! So warm your holiday heart with these freezin’ feats of frosty fiction!
•WASTELANDERS WOLVERINE 1 (Marvel) The super villains united and took out most of the world's superheroes decades ago, and Logan has to pop the claws once again to do what he does best! But saving the day looks different with the Baby Hulk under his care. Is Logan doing the right thing by protecting the progeny of the HULK or dooming what's left of the war-torn world? Based on the dramatic Marvel Wastelanders podcast series.