What To Look Forward To – 01/18 – Featuring Marvel’s Monster Unleashed #1, Curse Words #1, New TPBs & HCs & A NEW SEGMENT!

Welcome to What To Look Forward To!

Here is a quick look at some highlights on the shelves this week. The new year rolls along with new issues as well as a few new TPBs and HCs to check out. There’s a new segment at the bottom of the page called “Start Here“, so without further ado let’s dive in…

New This Week:

Monsters Unleashed #1 – Some of the universe biggest monsters are invading Earth and it will take every Marvel hero to help save it! Not only is this series being drawn by 5 different artists, the first issue is being released with several variant covers from some the best monster artists such as Mike Mignola and Francesco Francavilla!

They’re Not Like Us #13 – After a 10 month hiatus, the third arc finally begins!

Justice League of America: The Ray #1 – I haven’t read the “Vixen” issue yet, but “The Atom” was very good. I’m not very familiar with “The Ray” but I’ll be in on this one.

Mighty Captain Marvel #1 – A new creative team and a new chapter for Carol Danvers!

Curse Words #1 – Not every rich and famous wizard are as they seem! Turns out one in New York City is an EVIL wizard, and EVIL things are coming.

Black Hammer: Giant Sized Annual #1 – An over-sized collection featuring new short stories of everyone’s favorite BH characters!

Other issues to look forward to:

Batman #15 – In “Rooftops” pt. 2, Batman & Catwoman’s midnight chase continues.

Kill or Be Killed #5 – Second arc!

Superman #15 – Multiplicity pt 2! Last issue was a great intro/set-up for what promises to be a great arc. And as I’ve said before, I’m always up for more Red Son Supes!

The Few #1 – Sean Lewis’ follow-up to his hit The Saints!

Collected Editions and OGNs:

Kennel Block Blues TPB – After being sentenced to Death Row, Oliver (the dog) begins losing touch with reality.

Flash Vol. 01 Lightning Strikes Twice TPB

Garth Ennis’ A Train Called Love TPB

Chew Vol. 12 Sour Grapes – The final chapter for Tony Chu!

Kill or Be Killed Vol. 01

Star Wars Vol. 04 Last Flight of The Harbinger TPB – The Rebel crew take a Star Destroyer for a joy ride!

Start Here!

Welcome to the new segment! This section is for readers new to comics as well as readers on a budget, highlighting several great “jump-on” points each week under $20.

Curse Words #1 – EVIL wizards be EVIL! $3.99

Lucifer #14 – New arc, new writer, and fresh new start for Lucifer! $3.99

Kamandi Challenge Special #1 – Before The Kamandi Challenge begins next week, read how the Last Boy on Earth began his journey, as well as the inspiration for the new series! $4.99

Monsters Unleashed #1 – The universe’s largest beasts are coming for Earth, and all the Marvel heroes will need to be on deck to save it! $4.99

TOTAL = $17.96


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