New Comics keep MARCHing onward! Ha! See what we did there? MARCHing? Because it’s Mar—wait, what? It’s APRIL? Already? The SECOND week of April?!? GAH! What is happening?!? --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— SHE COULD FLY LOST PILOT #1 It's back! Luna has crash-landed back into her life after spending a year in a mental institution . . . but that might just mean she's closer to the edge than she's ever been before. After discovering clues about the Flying Woman's missing family, Luna's obsession reignites, threatening to again unravel her fragile mind. Meanwhile, a mysterious guru appears in the sewers of Chicago and a Russian mercenary seeks old secret technology, and the specter of violence begins to loom over everyone once more. Luna begins to wonder . . . will she even survive long enough to go insane? WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE Emily Carroll, the creator of the bestselling Through The Woods, returns with a truly modern horror feast preying on the psyche of today's youth. Lushly illustrated, with especially deep, blood reds, and combining prose passages, in a nod to Gothic epistolary novels, When I Arrived at the Castle draws the reader into its dark corridors and singular vision. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- FAITHLESS #1 Faith. Sex. The Devil. Faith likes to dabble with magic. Her friends think it's cute-and not just a little off-putting, but it's part of her charm and her warped search for purpose in a world that makes too much sense. But she's a true believer and knows there is a power within her reach. She's right, of course. It just took a while for that magic, that temptation, that unknowable thing to find her . . . Written by Brian Azzarello. WAR OF REALMS JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #1 The creators of the blockbuster podcast The Adventure Zone bring their talents to Marvel for a wild romp through THE WAR OF THE REALMS! Earth is at war, besieged by an army of Frost Giants, Trolls and Fire Goblins - and the mighty Thor is nowhere to be found! But could it be that the key to turning the tide is...Thor's baby sister? Journey into Mystery with Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Hawkeye (Kate Bishop), Wonder Man, and Balder the Brave as they go on an epic quest to save Earth's only hope! FAIRLADY #1 Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over? After posing as a man to join the army, Jenner Faulds returns home to The Feld for a new start as a "Fairman"-a specially licensed private investigator. But sexism didn't end on the battlefield, and as the only "Fairlady," Jenner gets stuck with the cases nobody else wants. This-and every-issue contains a complete 30-page story fpr only $3.99! SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #1 Set during the original "Black Suit Saga," this is an all-new tale that pits the wall-crawling wonder against that most mystifying of menaces...MYSTERIO!Everyone knows that Spider-Man's infamous black suit would someday become the wicked web-slinger called Venom - but what happened BEFORE Peter Parker discovered the black suit's sinister secret? ORPHAN AGE #1 One day all the adults died, all over the world, at the same time. Now it's twenty years later, and the children - all grown up - are still rebuilding the world. In the settlement of Dallastown, a stranger comes riding in one day, telling a story of escape from the New Church's unstoppable Firemen. The Church is on the march, and the world might burn again - Welcome to the Orphan Age. --DON’T OVERLOOK-- DETECTIVE COMICS #1001 (featuring the Arkham Knight), RONIN ISLAND #2, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #19, BATMAN #68, UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #43 (a War of the Realms tie-in), SUPERMAN #10, and the 2ND PRINT of LITTLE BIRD #1. Where does the time go? I don’t want to miss any of these great comics!!
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!