What To Look Forward To – 05/11/16 – Featuring Batman #52, Penny Dreadful #1, Southern Bastards #14 & Much More!

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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. A few DC titles hit #52 this week, meaning “Rebirth” is just around the corner, plus a stack of new TPBs and HCs, so without further ado let’s dive in…

New This Week:

Penny Dreadful 01Penny Dreadful #1 – A prequel to the hit Showtime series, this story shows new fans and old the events leading to Vanessa searching for her friend and how she came to be in the dark underworld we know her for.

Batman #52 – The end of the New 52 is upon us. While Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo signed off their run with issue #51, James Tynion and Rafael Albuquerque wrap up the series with a look back and what was a look forward to what will be…

Back To The Future: Citizen Brown #1 – Directly from the world of Telltale Game’s 2010 hit, Marty finds himself saving Doc in 1931!

Southern Bastards #14 – The big game is over, and the heat is about to turn up with the return of Roberta Tubb!

Darth Vader #20 – New story arc, “End of Games”! Vader has passed the Emporer’s tests, Thanoth may be onto something, plus an extra story featuring Triple-Zero and Beetee!

A few other issues to look forward to:

Action Comics #52, Archie #8, Black Panther #2, Catwoman #52, DC Comics Bombshells #12, Island #7, Shutter #21

Collected Editions:

Twilight Children TPBTwilight Children TPB – A mysterious presence arrives to disrupt a quiet beach town in this soon-to-be classic series from Gilbert Hernandez and Darwyn Cooke.

Codename Baboushka Vol. 1 The Conclave of Death TPB

Spider Gwen Vol. 1 Greater Power TPB

Kingdom Come 20th Anniversary Edition HC – The legendary story of a future DC Universe is recollected in this new anniversary edition, with special features including original sketches from Alex Ross!


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That’s it for now, happy reading everyone! See you next week.


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