A stealth BOOM! Studios comic launch! The 2nd issues of LITTLE BIRD and ASSASSIN NATION! More WAR OF THE REALMS tie-ins! Another issue of BATMAN! This week has it ALL! --HIGHLY RECOMMENDED— LITTLE BIRD #2 Little Bird is reunited with her mother in a dreamscape where she begins to uncover the twisted roots of her family tree. Free after 30 years of imprisonment, The Axe once again takes the mantle as leader of the resistance and prepares to wage war against Bishop and his Northern Guard. --NEW TITLES OF NOTE-- ANGEL #0 Stealth-launched by those tricky vamp- lovers over at BOOM! Studios, this is a companion series to Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Wait… can I say “vamp”? I can’t, can I? I’m being insensitive. That’s their term and not for me. I apologize. WAR OF REALMS WAR SCROLLS #1 Gifted the sight of the Bifrost, Daredevil watches all Midgard burn under Malekith's invasion. How will the Guardian of Hell's Kitchen...guard an entire Earth turned to Hell? And a new Howard the Duck story by Chip Zdarsky & Joe Quinones!), straight from the battlefield of WAR OF THE REALMS! MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER #1 Mary Shelley didn't just write Frankenstein, she lived it. Winter 1816, Mary, her fiancé Percy, sisters Claire and Fanny, and the celebrated poet Lord Byron, find themselves guests of the eerie Frankenstein Estate. The macabre and frightening events that follow lead Mary to both a gruesome and shocking discovery. Their mysterious host is not at all what they expected, and their intentions will change the course of Mary's life forever. STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #1 As the war against the REBELLION stretches on, it is the innocent people of the GALACTIC EMPIRE who are most at risk. An elite squadron of TIE fighter pilots is assembled to help protect Imperial interests and hammer the Emperor's fury down upon the treasonous and violent Rebel Alliance. PLANET OF THE NERDS #! Three high school jocks in the 1980s are accidentally frozen by an experimental cryogenics device, only to be revived in the computer-driven, superhero movie-loving world of 2019, an era ruled by nerds! --DON’T OVERLOOK-- ASSASSIN NATION #2, BATMAN #59, GIDEON FALLS #12, DAREDEVIL #4, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #4, UNCANNY X-MEN #16, PETER CANNON THUNDERBOLT #4 and SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #2! Turns out YOU can have it ALL, too! You can own every comic on this list! You’re SO LUCKY!!
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!