Welcome to What To Look Forward To!
Here is a quick look at some highlights on the shelves this week. I’ve also included a list of Trade Paperbacks and Hard Cover Editions if you’re looking for some extra stories. In fact, there are quite a few exciting trades out this week, so without further ado let’s dive in…
New This Week:
Snowfall #1 – A science-fiction (possibly super-hero) story about a man who uses weather as a weapon in a snow-less world from creators Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo. Image has had a slew of success lately with critics and fans, even in titles less-known than Saga or Sex Criminals, and they show no sign of slowing any time soon.
Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death #2 – DC has order a 2nd printing for #1, so if you aren’t on this already, go get it this week!
The Twilight Zone #1959 – Dynamite returns to the Twilight Zone in this one-shot throwback to the original television show! With three separate stories in this oversized issue and an all-star cast of creators like John Layman and Twilight Zone alum Mark Rahner, this is one no fan will want to miss.
Powerman & Iron First #1 – Luke Cage and Danny Rand “return to their roots”, the original Heroes for Hire! Just in time for new readers and those not very familiar with Luke Cage before his Netflix series debuts!
A few other issues to look forward to:
Archie #6, Avengers Standoff – Welcome to Pleasant Hill #1, Batman and Robin Eternal #20, Bill & Ted Go To Hell #1, Bitch Planet #7, Doctor Fate #9, Grumpy Cat (And Pokey!) #1, Harley Quinn #25, I Hate Fairyland #5, Martian Manhunter #9, Sex Criminals #14, Star Wars #16
Batman Noir: The Black Mirror HC (new this week) – Scott Snyder’s first Batman story told in beautiful black & white!
Batmite TP (new this week) – For a maligned character, Batmite had a semi-successful return last year! This series was not what I was expecting, but it was still very enjoyable and a great introduction to some long-lost DC characters (Inferior Five, really?!).
Catwoman Vol. 7 Inheritance TP (new this week)
Captain America: White HC (new this week) – Critically-acclaimed and fan-favorite creative team Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale reunite for the fourth installment of Marvel’s Color series (I don’t know if that’s really the name, that’s just what I call it) See also Spiderman: Blue, Daredevil: Yellow, and Hulk: Grey.
Fade Out Vol. 3 TP (new this week) – The final volume in Brubaker/Phillips latest hit!
Midnighter Vol. 1 Out TP (new this week)
Punisher vs. The Marvel Universe TP (new this week) – Speaking of Netflix series, did you see that new Daredevil trailer? Read some of the essential Punisher stories before Season 2 begins!
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That’s it for now, happy reading everyone! See you next week.
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