It’s already February? 2020, you’re sure not shy when it comes to great New Comics and Graphic Novels!! --RECOMMENDED-- X-MEN FANTASTIC FOUR #1 Krakoa. Every mutant on Earth lives there... except for one. But now it's time for FRANKLIN RICHARDS to come home. It's the X-MEN VS. the FANTASTIC FOUR and nothing will ever be the same. By Chip Zdarsky and Terry Dodson. MAN WHO EFFED UP TIME #1 Sean Bennett is just your everyday, ordinary lab worker in a high-tech lab with a proto-type time machine. And, yeah, he's got the same temptations any of us would have about going back in time, just a bit, to correct mistakes of the past and right old wrongs. So, when he meets a version of himself from the future who encourages him to do just that, Sean takes the temporal plunge. Presenting a time-twisted sci-fi action-comedy, a butterfly effect noir, by multiple Eisner-winning writer John Layman. AGGRETSUKO #1 Aggretsuko, the hit Netflix show in production for season three, stars Retsuko the Red Panda, a young office worker stuck in a thankless job, whose only stress release is singing heavy metal at the local karaoke joint. With the help of her friends, can she ever find the job satisfaction she craves - - not to mention adventure, the approval of her mother, and even... love?! --NEW BOOKS OF NOTE-- ANT-MAN #1 Scott Lang is back and doing better than ever! Er, at least according to him, but his daughter, Stinger, and the anthill he's living in say otherwise. Desperate to raise his daughter's opinion of him, Scott takes a job from local beekeepers only to uncover a global conspiracy that could topple the world order! No time to call the Avengers, this sounds like a job for - ANT-MAN?! DC CRIMES OF PASSION #1 Passion. Betrayal. Murder. When you're a private investigator, these are things you experience daily. But when you add capes to the mix-like Batman, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn? Things get even messier. The name's Slam Bradley, and I'm telling you that this year's Valentine's Day special has more intrigue than you can shake a stick at. Ten tales of love-the kind of love that can push people over the edge. Don't miss it...or I'll make you pay. CAPTAIN AMERICA THE END #1 Steve Rogers fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by hordes of Red Skulls! Legendary writer/artist Erik Larsen returns to Marvel for an oversized last tale of Simon & Kirby's American Hero! STAR WARS DARTH VADER #1 In this new epic chapter in the Darth Vader saga, set just after the events of Empire Strikes Back, the dark lord grapples with Luke's unthinkable refusal and embarks on a bloody mission of rage-filled revenge against everything and everyone who had a hand in hiding and corrupting his only son. But even as he uncovers the secrets of Luke's origins, Vader must face shocking new challenges from his own dark past. AFTER REALM #1 In the aftermath of Ragnarok, Oona, an elven ranger, sets out into the post-apocalyptic chaos to discover the fate of the old gods. But first, she must fulfill an oath to a lost friend that could doom what's left of the Nine Realms. After Realm, a new ongoing extra-length quarterly from Michael Avon Oeming. --DON’T MISS-- BATMAN #88, DARK AGNES #1, GIDEON FALLS #21, CONAN BATTLE FOR THE SERPENT CROWN #1, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #12, JOKER HARLEY CRIMINAL SANITY #3 and KAIJUMAX SEASON 5 #2. We will never stop telling you how great Kaijumx is—NEVER!! Hey, it’s a leap year, so you get a whole extra day to read comics this year!!
This sure doesn’t feel like a 5th week! Four Dawn of X books (including X-Men proper)! The return of SEX CRIMINALS! And a new RYAN BROWNE-drawn comic!! It feels like a GREAT week to us!
--RECOMMENDED-- PROTECTOR #1 Equal parts Conan the Barbarian, Mad Max, and The Expanse. Of all the tribes that dwell in the hot ruins of far-future North America, the Hudsoni reign supreme, but even they fear and obey the godlike Devas. When the Devas warn of an old-world demon in the conquered city of Shikka-Go, Hudsoni war chief First Knife decides to deal with the threat personally. SNAPDRAGON GN By our good friend (and Lumberjanes writer/cover artist) KAT LEYH! A magical realist story about Snap, a young girl who befriends her town's witch and discovers the strange magic within herself! SEX CRIMINALS #26 The highly anticipated return of the #1 New York Times bestselling humor/romance series SEX CRIMINALS!! SEX CRIMINALS follows the adventures of Suzie and Jon-a couple who discover they can stop time when they have sex. This final chapter sees the reunion of writer MATT FRACTION and CHORP ZDORKSKY. QUANTUM & WOODY (2020) #1 By Christopher Hastings (Gwenpool) and Ryan Browne (OUR BEST FRIEND!!) Quantum & Woody -- the worst superhero duo in the world -- are Earth's LAST hope against stopping a coalition of mad scientists from destroying the planet! Get it signed at BOTH Challengers locations!
--DON’T MISS-- Such a great week for second issues! SUICIDE SQUAD #2, THOR #2, STAR WARS #2, DR STRANGE #2, HAWKEYE FREEFALL #2, and TMNT #102 (totally counts)!
Always remember, we’re here for you. And comics are here for you. Challengers and comics are here for you.
It usually happens 4 months out of the year, but in 2020 we have 5 months that each have 5 Wednesdays, and that means 4 weeks of New Releases spread over 5 weeks. So what we’re saying is, this is a great week to try something new!
--RECOMMENDED-- WONDER WOMAN #750 An all-star 96-page celebration of the Amazon Princess by longtime favorites and acclaimed new voices! This oversized gem tells tales from Diana's past, present and future by Colleen Doran, Mariko Tamaki, the Teen Titans: Raven team of writer Kami Garcia and artist Gabriel Picolo, and legendary Wonder Woman creators Gail Simone and Greg Rucka! Available in 8 different ‘decade’ covers. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 Al Ewing writing a new Guardians series WE ARE SO IN!! Plus, Juan Cabal did great work over in Friendly-Neighborhood, so total bonus! THE RUNAWAY PRINCESS Princesses don’t run away to have their own adventures. Right? Princesses stay quietly and obediently at home. They would never want mermaids and swamps and pirates and getting kidnapped to be a part of their lives. Not this princess! It’s the very first book from Random House Graphic!
--NEW TITLES-- ATLANTIS ATTACKS #1 This is a new Agents of Atlas series. The armies of ATLANTIS face ATLAS in a showdown destined to shake allegiances and break hearts! AMADEUS CHO, SILK, WAVE, SHANG-CHI, and all the heroes of the Atlas have bonded with each other after the challenges of WAR OF THE REALMS. Plus, the shocking return of JIMMY WOO and the original AGENTS OF ATLAS! GHOSTBUSTERS YEAR ONE #1 A look back at the Boys in Grey's first year on the job! After defeating Gozer and becoming heroes in New York, a publisher has decided to cash in with a biography of the Boys in Grey and sends a writer to interview them all for background. He starts with WINSTON ZEDDEMORE. Winston relates the story of his very first bust, so we can finally know what kind of... ahem, stuff he's seen that'll will turn you white! WEB OF VENOM GOOD SON #1 Dylan Brock and Normie Osborn have survived the trials of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but what's next for the Goblin Childe and the Son of Venom?
--DON’T MISS-- BATMAN #87 (the James Tynion IV era, part 2), ONCE & FUTURE #6 (the modern-day King Arthur saga continues), MARAUDERS #6 & EXCALIBUR #6 (this week’s DAWN OF X releases), SUPERMAN #19 (his secret identity is OUT!), and VALKYRIE JANE FOSTER VOL 01 (a very underrated series!).
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