Skip to content

New Comics and Books (May Week 5)

New comics and books are here! This week includes this year’s DC Pride anthology, anthropomorphic supernatural series William of Newbury, the infinite diversity of Star Trek, a new mystery for the heroes of Vox Machina, a world where life and death are ruled by social media in Death Ratio’d, and more! Check out the details below.

Want to get this information in your inbox each week? Head over here to sign up to our comics newsletter!

DC PRIDE 2024 #1 (ONE SHOT) 

(W) Al Ewing, Ngozi Ukazu, Nicole Maines, Phil Jimenez and Others (A) Ngozi Ukazu, Claire Roe, O’Neill Jones, and Others (CA) Kevin Wada (VCA) Babs Tarr

DC’s Eisner and Ringo award-winning Pride anthology returns in the form of a universe-spanning travelogue like you’ve never seen! In its pages, Dreamer makes a first-time pilgrimage to her ancestral planet, Naltor! Poison Ivy and Janet from HR go spore-hunting on Portworld! Superman (Jon Kent) gets the boys together for a night out in A-Town, but things go sideways when The Ray vanishes into thin air! Steel (Natasha Irons) works up the courage to face Traci 13 at the Oblivion Bar’s Pride party for the first time since they broke up! Aquaman (Jackson Hyde) catches an unexpected ride to the Fourth World just in time for their annual Love Festival!

All this and more in a volume celebrating how the LGBTQIA+ community is everywhere and belongs anywhere–even the very furthest reaches of the universe.

Plus, this year’s anthology features a special preview of the upcoming YA OGN The Strange Case of Harleen and Harley, as well as an unmissable autobiographical story written by industry legend Phil Jimenez about the fantastical worlds that shaped him, brought to life by Giulio Macaione!


WILLIAM OF NEWBURY #1

Delayed until first week of June due to shipping error!

(W) Michael Avon Oeming (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming

From the co-creator of the Eisner Award-winning, bestselling Powers comes this brand-new anthropomorphic supernatural series that’s Hellboy meets Redwall.

Loosely based on real events in 12th century England during what was known as “The Anarchy.” A time where the country was beset with plague, civil war, and demons.

William of Newbury is a neurotic monk, fearful of the earthly world, but confident and unwavering in the face of true evil. He fights the dead to restore peace, but his brother is intent on stopping him, fearing for his soul. Newbury is dark, yet quaint, deadly yet cute. Follow him as he negotiates with thieves, evades his brother and the church, and battles the undead and evil spirits.


STAR TREK CELEBRATIONS #1 (ONE SHOT)

Delayed until first week of June due to shipping error!

(W) Vita Ayala, Hannah Rose May, Steve Orlando, Magdalene Visaggio (CA) Paulina Ganucheau

Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate but to celebrate differences in ideas and differences in life forms.” – Gene Roddenberry

Join legendary heroes from each era of the beloved franchise in stories that showcase the strengths of infinite diversity in infinite combinations, brought to you by a star-studded cast of writers and artists including Vita Ayala, Steve Orlando, Mags Visaggio, Hannah Rose May and more!


CRITICAL ROLE VOX MACHINA ORIGINS IV #1

(W) Matthew Mercer, Jody Houser (A) Noah Hayes (CA) Alicia Sanchez

Hello! Is anybody home? Vox Machina is tasked to investigate the whereabouts of Sir Fince after his disappearance. After some poking and prodding, clues lead the team to a mysterious basement. What dark surprises await our heroes in the bowels of his homestead?  

The campaign continues with series IV of Vox Machina Origins, from the New York Times bestselling team of Jody Houser, Noah Hayes, Diana Sousa, and Ariana Maher!


DEATH RATIOD (ONE SHOT)

(W) Mark Russell (A) Laci (CA) Rahzzah

In this futuristic dark comedy by Eisner and ‘Ringo Award-winning writer Mark Russell, life and death are ruled by social media. One too many dislikes… and you’re dead.

When Arnold awakes from a coma twenty years into the future, he discovers that society is now ruled by social media.

Enough “likes” and “upvotes” can unlock fame and fortune but – watch your step! – enough “thumbs down” clicks and the collar around your neck explodes. And you’re done.

Now, confused and running on his last Like, Arnold must navigate a world in which the slightest online misstep can have fatal consequences.


THE FIRST AMERICANS #1 (OF 8)

(W) Christopher Reda (A/CA) Tadd Galusha

At the end of the Ice Age 14,000 years ago and on the verge of starvation, a tribe of Paleo-Indians travel across across the Bering Land Bridge from Siberia into North America to hunt an elusive pack of mammoths; but when they fail to hunt down the beasts, the tribe must adapt to their new surroundings before becoming extinct in this new land.


Also released this week…

  • Deadpool #1 2nd Ptg Chris Campana Var
  • Primer #3 (of 4)
  • Star Wars Darth Maul Black White Red #2
  • Ultimate Spider-Man #5

BARKHAM ASYLUM TP

(W/A/CA) Yehudi Mercado

Who’s a good boy? Jester is. Well, he wants to be. Maybe he is? He’s The Joker’s dog, so of course he’s funny, but his sense of humour is about to be put to the test. Because when the super-villains of Gotham get thrown into Arkham, their henchpets go to the maximum-security pound known as Barkham Asylum.

Being the Clown Prince of Crime’s dog doesn’t win Jester any friends behind bars, especially after he gets a tough-talking stray cat named Penny tossed into lockup with him. But they’ll have to work together to figure out what the evil Warden Shar Pei’s helper, Dr. Hugo Mange, is up to.

And the only way to stop this terrifying team-up is to win the talent show and get visitation with their masters at Arkham on the hill. Because The Joker is sure to help! What could go wrong with that plan?

And where does Gotham’s premier playboy Bruce Wayne’s butler, Alfred, fit in?


CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE FORECAST FROM STONEHENGE GN

(W) Stephanie Phillips (A/CA) Dani Bolinho

In this Choose Your Own Adventure®  graphic novel, adapted from R.A. Montgomery’s classic Forecast from Stonehenge, you visit the enigmatic and mysterious monument on your summer travels.

You attend a Solstice event held by a group of druids in disguise. They include the excitable wizard Alistair, a deadly fairy, Elaine, and her horde – even a woodland nymph named Liandra. At the centre of the story are the secrets of Stonehenge and a magical scythe that’s fallen into your hands.  

As you meet this cast of outrageous characters, it’s up to you to decide whether they are friend or foe. YOU must choose where the story takes you! Part explorer and part detective, your adventures lead you into London’s underground and beyond, where you search for answers to the eternal mystery of Stonehenge.

From acclaimed writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman: Evolution) and returning artist Dani Bolinho (Choose Your Own Adventure: Journey Under the Sea) comes a newly adapted graphic novel that takes readers on their own visual adventure through London and across the Plains of Salisbury to uncover the secrets of the always-amazing Stonehenge!


BECOMING WHO WE ARE GN

(W) Sammy Lisel, Lilah Sturges (A) Cynthia Yuan Cheng, Kameron White, Various (A/CA) Hazel Reed Newlevant

In a collection of stories from across the spectrum of real-life experience, nine members of the trans community share their inspirational childhood stories. These are tales of questioning, affirming, transitioning, and growing up; courageous, gripping accounts from musicians, actors, teachers, scientists, forest rangers, and activists of how they overcame their unique challenges to become who they truly are.


DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS TP

(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Various (CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sanchez

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the rest of the Justice League are dead. The remaining heroes are left to protect the world from an onslaught of violent attacks by DC’s greatest villains! Can these heroes step up to form a new Justice League? And will that be enough to stop a darkness greater than anything they’ve ever faced?

From Joshua Williamson and Daniel Sampere, this blockbuster event picks up story threads from the classic Crisis on Infinite Earths while also planting the seeds for the Dawn of DC!

Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE #75 and DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #0-7.


BATMAN THE KNIGHT TP

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico

How did an angry, damaged young man grow into the most accomplished detective and crime-fighter the world has ever known?

On Bruce Wayne’s journey toward becoming the Dark Knight, he has many hard lessons to learn.

His adventure begins in Paris, where he’ll train with a world-renowned cat burglar and encounter a horrifying serial killer stalking the city’s wealthy elite.

Will this first test for the young Batman prove deadly?

Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky and acclaimed artist Carmine Di Giandomenico will take Bruce Wayne on a fraught journey, making allies and enemies, on his training to become Batman.

Collects BATMAN: THE KNIGHT #1-10.


WIFWULF TP

(W) Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing (A/CA) Dailen Ogden

Wifwulf is an original folklore myth telling the story of Charity Bjornsdotter, a young woman in 1860s Montana who spends her days in the woods with her closest friend, a local wolf she calls Silver Slash.

Charity is soon to marry the most handsome man in her small village, the mercurial-yet-beloved Paul Skeld.

As her husband isolates her from Silver Slash, she begins to feel a call to the wilds…for it is there that her true destiny awaits.

Wifwulf is the harrowing tale of a woman forcibly separated from that which makes her feel alive, a reinterpretation of the classic werewolf myth… and the origin story of a new goddess.


A HAUNTED GIRL TP

(W) Sacks, Ethan, Naomi Sacks (A) Marco Lorenzana (CA) Joe Quesada, Richard Isanove

The fate of all life on Earth depends on a girl who doesn’t know if she wants to live!

Cleo, a 16-year-old adopted Japanese-American whose anxiety and depression drive her to suicidal thoughts, is fresh out of the hospital and trying unsuccessfully to reintegrate back into her old life. What she doesn’t know is that her real struggles are just beginning, as she finds herself encountering an increasingly terrifying succession of ghosts. Is she losing her grip on reality… or is the explanation much, much worse?

A Haunted Girl is a horror story that explores the real-life terror that comes with the struggles of anxiety and depression.

Collects A Haunted Girl #1-4.


EDENWOOD VOL 01 TP

(W) Tony S. Daniel (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel

Teenager Rion Astor gets lost looking for his girlfriend in a magical land called Edenwood, a multidimensional realm where an eons-long war between witches and demons has staged its final battle.

Rion becomes a legendary demon killer and finds himself thrust into the role of the hero who will ultimately lead a team of demon killers to save humanity from the demon kings.

Swords and sorcery meet horror and sci-fi warfare in an epic tale of human spirit and survival that’s not to be missed!

From New York Times-bestselling creator Tony S. Daniel, writer of BatmanDetective Comics and Deathstroke.

Collects Edenwood #1-5.


Also arriving this week!

  • Marvelverse Deadpool Wolverine TP
  • Mighty Marvel Team-Up SpiderMan Quantum Quest SC
  • Wolverine Black White Blood TP
  • Wolverine The End TP

New comics and books are typically available in store from Wednesday!

You can view many of our new releases online at the link below (available from Friday this week!). Some titles may not be available on our webstore. All new titles on our webstore are for in-store collection only for the first week after release.

See something you want that’s already sold out? Get in touch with us to see if we can restock or backorder it for you!