The perfect list of New Comics to be thankful for. --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— ARCHIE #700 A brand new era of ARCHIE begins in this landmark 700th issue of our flagship series! Join the new creative team of writer Nick Spencer (The Amazing Spider-Man) and artist Marguerite Sauvage (DC's Bombshells) as they take a trip to Riverdale and bring Archie, Betty & Veronica, Jughead, and the rest of the town along for a wild ride complete with new mysteries, new relationships, and much more! SMOOTH CRIMINALS #1 There are certain things Brenda expects to find while hacking: money, secrets, occasional pictures of cats. She is NOT expecting to find a cryogenically frozen master thief from the 60s. Mia is everything Brenda is not-cool, confident, beautiful. And utterly unprepared for the digital age. Despite their differences, the two will need to team up to find out what happened to Mia-and how to pull off the heist of the century. IMMORTAL HULK VOL 01 OR IS HE BOTH You'd never notice the man. He's quiet. Calm. If someone were to shoot him in the head...all he'd do is die. Until night falls - and someone else gets up again. The man's name is Banner. The horror is the Immortal Hulk! As reporter Jackie McGee tries to put together the pieces, Banner treads a lonely path from town to town, finding murder, mystery and tragedy as he goes. And what Banner finds, the Hulk smashes! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— AMERICAN CARNAGE #1 A new, thrilling crime saga from the writer of WILDSTORM: MICHAEL CRAY and the artist of The Old Guard! Disgraced FBI agent Richard Wright is offered a chance for redemption when his old mentor sends him undercover to infiltrate a white supremacist group believed to be responsible for the death of a fellow agent. CRIMSON LOTUS #1 Before she became Lobster Johnson's greatest adversary, the Crimson Lotus was a young girl whose family was caught up in the Russo-Japanese war. Thirty years later, the Lotus exacts her revenge with terrifying international effects, and two spies must try to chase her through China before they become flies in her web. GO-BOTS #1 They say they're here to help us, but are they here to replace us? Go-Bots have changed our way of life. Leader-1 is a self-aware fighter jet on a hostage rescue mission with his partner, Commander Nick Burns. Scooter is the personal transport and best friend to undergrad A.J. Foster. Turbo is Matt Hunter's transforming race car in the hottest sport in America, Go-Bot Racing. Cy-Kill is the champion of the illegal, underground Go-Bot Fighting League. A sophisticated sci-fi epic from the visionary creator that brought you Transformers vs. G.I. JOE. MIDDLEWEST #1 The lands between the coasts are vast, slow to change, and full of hidden magics. Mistakes have been made, and in this new series by Skottie Young and Jorge Corona, an unwitting adventurer searches for answers to quell a coming storm that knows his name. RICK & MORTY PRESENTS PICKLE RICK #1 Rick gets out of some much-needed family therapy time by inventing a fruit gun, which he uses on himself, and things go...poorly. Yes, cucumbers are fruits! Plus, Jaguar's back and he's on a mission to save his daughter. WEB OF VENOM CARNAGE BORN #1 Join DONNY CATES as he continues to snake his tendrils through the VENOM mythos. A cruel cannibal obsessed with death and murder, few mourned Cletus Kasady after he seemingly died in VENOMIZED, but now a cult devoted to the madman has gathered, hoping to resurrect their fallen idol and return his madness to the Marvel Universe... --DON’T OVERLOOK— SHURI #2, EXORSISTERS #2, BATMAN #59, DICK TRACY DEAD OR ALIVE #2, EAST OF WEST #40, WEST COAST AVENGERS #4, JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 and SPIDER-GEDDON #4. Now someone please pass the cranberry sauce!
Sure it gets dark earlier now, but that just makes for ideal New Comic reading, right? --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— WONDER WOMAN #58 A new era of Wonder Woman begins as best-selling writer G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel) makes her return to DC with art star Cary Nord joining the series! --NEW TITLES OF NOTE— UNCANNY X-MEN #1 Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew Rosenberg (PHOENIX RESURRECTION) and Kelly Thompson (MR. & MRS. X) and all-star artists Mahmud Asrar (X-MEN RED), R.B. Silva (X-MEN BLUE), Yildiray Cinar (WEAPON X) and Pere Pérez (ROGUE AND GAMBIT) join forces to bring you...X-MEN DISASSEMBLED! WILLIAM GIBSON ALIEN 3 #1 Based on the original screenplay by Neuromancer's William Gibson! After the deadly events of the film Aliens, the spaceship Sulaco carrying the sleeping bodies of Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop are intercepted by the Union of Progressive Peoples. What the U.P.P forces don't expect is another deadly passenger that is about to unleash chaos between two governmental titans intent on developing the ultimate cold war weapon of mass destruction. ELISABETH DUMN AGAINST THE DEVILS IN SUITS Elisabeth Dumn is a strong, rebellious girl who's determined to make her own way. Good thing too, because her father long ago promised her to the Devil and he's come to claim what's his. Part horror adventure, part surreal dreamscape, this original graphic novella features the amazing artwork of new Brazilian sensation ARABSON, with translation by Eisner Award-winner JAMES ROBINSON. FIREFLY #1 Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job-legal or not-to stay afloat and keep his crew fed. Find out now how his story began as BOOM! Studios delves into Mal's past, how he met his first mate Zoe and the real truth about the War of Unification. FORM OF A QUESTION HC Andrew Rostan is excellent at remembering facts and recalling the memories he associates with those facts. Memories of deaths in the family and extraordinary people. At the age of twenty-two and suddenly a contestant on the very game show he associates with the happiest moments in his life, Rostan’s about to realize that existence is like JEOPARDY! and that all the answers are staring you in the face if only you ask the right questions. ELECTRIC WARRIORS #1 Years after the Great Disaster, the Earth has started to rebuild and rejoin the universal coalition. In order to prevent a galactic war, different worlds throughout the known cosmos have created a new system of competitive combat to give each participating planet their own voice in the intergalactic struggle. Each world has one diplomatic gladiator, chosen to possess the Electric Seed and fight for their homeland as the Electric Warrior! So what happens when Earth can't choose a single combatant and sends two instead? DR HORRIBLE BEST FRIENDS FOREVER #0 Dr. Horrible is back and he's brought his best friend with him... Captain Hammer? The timestream has been breached, and who's to blame but the missus of time herself, Hourglass. But things are a bit peculiar in this seemingly present day with arch nemeses Dr. Horrible and Captain Hammer teaming up! If that's possible, then what else is? Revisit the hilarity, wit, and charm of Dr. Horrible in this unbelievable story of preposterous possibilities featuring cameos from some of the series' most horrible villains. BITTER ROOT #1 In the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance is in full swing, and only the Sangerye Family can save New York-and the world-from the supernatural forces threatening to destroy humanity. But the once-great family of monster hunters has been torn apart by tragedies and conflicting moral codes. The Sangerye Family must heal the wounds of the past and move beyond their differences... or sit back and watch a force of unimaginable evil ravage the human race. --DON’T OVERLOOK— FANTASTIC FOUR #3, CATWOMAN #5, MURDER FALCON #2, MISTER MIRACLE #12, GIDEON FALLS #8, CAPTAIN AMERICA #5, DIE! DIE! DIE#4 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #9. And the best part of this list of New Comics is that none of them are pumpkin spice flavored.
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!