This is, without a doubt, the biggest, most expensive week of the year. It feels like every single comic possible is coming out. Merry Christmas…? --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- WONDER WOMAN DEAD EARTH #1 It’s Daniel Warren Johnson writing and drawing a post-apocalyptic WW story! Gorgeous and amazing. DC Black Label. SUICIDE SQUAD #1 Tom Taylor takes everything you know about Suicide Squad and makes it better!! We really liked this. TALES FROM HARROW COUNTY DEATHS CHOIR #1 10 years after the end of the previous series. A GREAT jumping-on point! SKULLDIGGER & SKELETON BOY #1 Black Hammer’s Batman & Robin. We really dig the Black Hammer universe and this will not disappoint. STAR WARS RISE KYLO REN #1 We heard writer Charles Soule says this is important for the new movie! --DON’T MISS-- 5 DAWN OF X books! The end of DOOMSDAY CLOCK and BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH and Tom King’s epic run on BATMAN and Jason Aaron’s incredible run on THOR. As well as SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN #2, GLOW VS THE BABYFACE #2. SPIDER-MAN #3, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2, HARLEEN #3, JOKER KILLER SMILE #2, and ohmygodIcannotlistanymore!! Your wallet may hate you after this week, but we’ll still love you. We’ll always love you. Happy Holidays.
It’s so weird making this list for TWO STORES worth of new releases! But, you know, cool. --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-- HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X HC Stories intertwine on an epic scale as Jonathan Hickman reshapes the X-Men's past, present and future! Collecting HOUSE OF X #1-6 and POWERS OF X #1-6. Everything changes for the X-Men! In HOUSE OF X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind - one that will bring mutants out of humankind's shadow and into the light once more! Meanwhile, POWERS OF X reveals mutantkind's secret history, changing the way you will look at every X-Men story before and after. But as Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all of mutantdom. DARK KNIGHT RETURNS GOLDEN CHILD #1 It's been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growing threat-and they have a secret weapon. Young Jonathan Kent, "the golden child," has a power inside of him unlike anything the world has ever seen, and it's about to be unleashed... Frank Miller's triumphant return to the world of the Dark Knight and joining him is the superstar artist Rafael Grampá! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- RED MOTHER #1 After losing her eye and the man she loves in a brutal mugging, Daisy McDonough is left trying to put the pieces of her life back together. Just when she begins to think she can heal- move on, she begins to see strange things through her new prosthetic eye. And The Red Mother sees her in return. DYING IS EASY #1 Written by Joe Hill! Carl Dixon is on the verge of comedy superstardom and he got there the dirty way: by stealing jokes. He's got a killer act, an ugly past, and more enemies than punch-lines. So when someone asks Syd Homes how much it would cost to have Dixon killed, Syd isn't surprised in the slightest. He's already got a figure in mind... HARLEY QUINN VILLAIN OF THE YEAR #1 Harley Quinn hosts "Villainy's Biggest Night" as the DCU's most dastardly gather at the Hall of Doom to do what they do best-congratulate themselves! But one villain has a secret plan, fueled by years of being overlooked by his peers, and the burning desire to receive the praise he so rightly deserves... By Mark Russell and Mike Norton!! SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN ALIEN REALITY #1 Peter Parker find himself entrenched in a battle with Hobgoblin! Where did HOBGOBLIN get these new powers? The original creative team from Symbiote Spider-Man return for the next installment of classic tales from the Alien Costume Saga! BREATHERS #1 Breathers follows a small cast of individuals as they struggle to make sense of the dystopian world they live in, as a virus is unleashed into the air, rendering it deadly to humans. Among them: a detective whose addiction to the drug known as "Filter K" takes over his life; a brother and sister who, due to recent events, start to wonder if the air really is deadly, or if it's all just a conspiracy; a mother and daughter who will do anything to keep their family together; and a breather salesman who is looking to make amends for his past mistakes. --DON’T MISS-- DOOM 2099 #1 SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1 ANNIHILATION SCOURGE BETA RAY BILL #1 ANNIHILATION SCOURGE SILVER SURFER #1 MARVELS AVENGERS IRON MAN #1 OCEAN MASTER YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1 TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE THE JUDAS CONTRACT All of the fancy New Comics and Graphic Novels will be ready for you at 11:00am Wednesday morning, at BOTH Challengers locations.
Here’s what you’ll be reading after you come out of your Thanksgiving-induced food coma… --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1 The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find Tommy Oliver (the Green Ranger) but soon discover he's joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan! As the Rangers are sent reeling by this betrayal, they're confronted by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! 20XX #1 From JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, GIRLS, THE SWORD), this sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form gangs to survive. But division only breeds more division, and Mer and Nuon experience this firsthand as they become entangled in the often dramatic, sometimes violent, but always complex social landscape of sym gang rivalries in Anchorage, Alaska. OVER THE ROPES #1 Step Over the Ropes and into 1990's wrestling. A young high-flyer named Jason Lynn goes off-script in a match to win the world title and sets the southern territory on fire as the face-painted wrestler, Phoenix. Jason's battles between the ropes are only outperformed by his struggles outside the ring. CONAN SERPENT WAR #1 The serpent god SET plans to usher in an eternity of darkness, and only the chosen warriors across time and space have a hope of stopping him. In an unprecedented comics event, Robert E. Howard's characters (Conan, Soloman Kane, Dark Agnes) join forces along with Marvel's Moon Knight, in an all-new saga built on REH and Marvel lore from across the ages! NEW YEARS EVIL #1 Why hello there, readers! It's your Uncle Joker letting you know that this year's DC winter holiday special is not for the good guys. It's all about the folks on Santa's naughty list! Folks like me, Sinestro, Toyman, Harley Quinn, and even an appearance from that timely rascal the Calendar Man. Come sledding with your favorite villains in 10 fantastic tales created by comics' finest talents. THOR WORTHY #1 Walter Simonson's Thor run is widely considered to be not only some of the best Thor comics of all time, but simply some of the best comics, period. Now the legend returns for a special tale about Thor and Beta Ray Bill - with art from Mike Hawthorne and beloved veteran Sal Buscema! VAMPIRONICA NEW BLOOD #1 Riverdale's own bombshell bloodsucker is back! Following the events of the Jughead the Hunger vs. Vampironica crossover, Veronica returns to her own universe, still a vampire. She's not the same, and she knows it. And now she needs answers. But she may not be ready for what she's about to discover! INFECTED DEATHBRINGER #1 Donna Troy is a hero. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! She is done with bringing peace to a world that cannot be trusted with it. She's a woman whose past has been her greatest adversary, and whose newly awakened dark side is ready to burn it all down and forge a new destiny. No more peace. Only...Deathbringer! --DON’T OVERLOOK--- X-MEN #3, BATMAN #84, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #10, DIE #10, DOCTOR DOOM #3, SPAWN #303, and MARAUDERS #3. We’re ready for you, December! Give up all of your comic goodness!