Wednesday is new release day! (Okay, we know it’s Friday today – but it’s been a bit of a week!) This week includes Bread Roles, Road to Dark Crisis, Cat + Gamer, beholders, TacTiki, Neverender, and more. Check out the highlights below!
JUSTICE LEAGUE ROAD TO DARK CRISIS #1 (ONE SHOT)
(W) Joshua Williamson, Jeremy Adams, Brandon Thomas, Chuck Brown, Stephanie Phillips and Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Clayton Henry, Fico Ossio, Emanuela Lupacchino, Leila Del Duca and more (CA) Daniel Sampere
The Justice League has tragically fallen in battle, and now we see the aftermath.
How does the world react to the Justice League being gone? Which heroes rise up…and which villains try to take advantage? And what dark forces are lying in wait to attack?
An all-star roster of DC talent showcases a world without a Justice League and sets the stage for next month’s Dark Crisis event!
NEVERENDER #1 (OF 6)
(W) Devin Kraft (A/CA) Devin Kraft
The year is 2X19 and due to breakthroughs in artificial accelerants, mankind has taken to the stars. At the edge of civilization, the dominant sport is a civilized sword duel to the death.
The rules are simple:
- The Duel Must Be Agreed Upon by Both Crows
- A Time and Place Must Also Be Agreed Upon
- Both Duelists Must Acknowledge Each Other
- Only Two Crows May Duel at a Time
- A Crow Must Have Direct Contact to His Weapon
- Once the Kill is Confirmed the Match is Over
In the city of riots, Merrick, a disaffected terrestrial youth fights for his survival. Smash the City. Smash the State. Burn it all, Escape to Space!
CLOSET #1 (OF 3)
(W) James TynionIV (A) Chris O’Halloran (A/CA) Gavin Fullerton
A tale of existential familial horror by JAMES TYNION IV (THE DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, RAZORBLADES) and GAVIN FULLERTON (BOG BODIES, Bags).
Thom is moving cross-country with his family and dragging the past along with them.
His son, Jamie, is seeing monsters in the bedroom closet and will not let them go…
NEWTHINK #1 (OF 5)
(W) Gregg Hurwitz (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Rahzzah
This Black Mirror-style anthology examines the rapid proliferation of technology, the cultural and political polarization of the country, and the technocrats that have driven us to such extremes of thought that we need to present the present as something… futuristic.
Each of the five issues of this miniseries is a stand-alone tale with its own art team!
SHADOW WAR OMEGA #1 (ONE SHOT)
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Stephen Segovia (CA) Jonboy Meyers
THE SHADOW WAR’S EPIC CONCLUSION!
The shocking finale of the Shadow War! Lives have been lost. Heroes and villains have fallen in battle. And now the real mastermind behind the Shadow War has been revealed. But they are far from done! Batman and Robin are all that’s left to put a stop to their real plans. Can the father-and-son duo work together to save the day?
Events in this issue lead directly into DC’s next big summer event!
Also released this week…
- Action Comics 2022 Annual #1
- Alien #12
- Avengers Forever #6
- Batman 2022 Annual #1
- Black Panther #6
- Captain Marvel #38
- Carnage #3
- King Conan #5 (of 6)
- Last Book You’ll Ever Read #8
- Magic The Gathering (Mtg) #15
- Miles Morales Spider-Man #38
- Nice House On The Lake #9 (of 12)
- Once & Future #26
- Star Wars Bounty Hunters #23
- Star Wars Darth Vader #23
- Step By Bloody Step #4 (of 4)
- Strange #3
- Stranger Things Kamchatka #3 (of 4)
- Walking Dead Dlx #40
- We Have Demons #3 (of 3)
- Whats The Furthest Place From Here #6
- X-Men 92 House Of XCII #2 (of 5)
SAKAMOTO DAYS VOL 01 GN
(W) Yuto Suzuki
Taro Sakamoto was once a legendary hit man considered the greatest of all time.
Bad guys feared him!
Assassins revered him!
But then one day he quit, got married, and had a baby.
He’s now living the quiet life as the owner of a neighborhood store, but how long can Sakamoto enjoy his days of retirement before his past catches up to him?!
CAT + GAMER VOL 01 TP
(W) Wataru Nadatani (A/CA) Wataru Nadatani
Riko, a 29-year-old office worker with an obsession for video games, finds her quiet life upended when she takes in a stray cat! Her coworkers can’t quite figure her out – she never talks about her personal life, she never works overtime, and she never joins them for happy hour. Is she antisocial? Nope, she’s rushing home to play video games!
One day, a stray cat is found in the office parking lot, and before Riko knows it, the cat has moved in with her!
Having no experience with pets, Riko uses lessons drawn from video games to guide her in cat care, while her cute companion tries to understand her behavior through a cat’s worldview.
BATMAN REPTILIAN HC
(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Liam Sharp
What strikes fear into the hearts of those who terrorize Gotham?
It used to be Batman, but something far more frightening stalks the shadows – and it’s after Gotham’s villains, leaving a trail of carnage through the underworld.
Now, with Riddler, Penguin, Two-Face, and many more left bloodied and broken in its wake, Batman opens the case on this mysterious reptilian menace and finds himself vexed by one very important question: What on Earth is it?
ARKHAM HORROR THE COLLECTED NOVELLAS VOL 02 GRIM INVESTIGATIONS SC
The bold investigators of Arkham Horror are humanity’s best hope against monstrous terrors from beyond the void, in this second collection of extraordinary eldritch novellas.
Includes these splendid chilling adventures:
- To Fight the Black Wind by Jennifer Brozek
- The Blood of Baalshandor by Richard Lee Byers
- Dark Revelations by Amanda Downum
Also featuring the essential Investigator Origins stories, drawn from deep in the Arkham Horror archives!
Also released this week…
- Assassins Creed Dynasty Vol 02 GN
- Jujutsu Kaisen Vol 15 GN
- Kaiju No 8 Vol 02 GN
- Moon Knight Lemire Smallwood Complete Collection TP
- Pokemon Sword & Shield Vol 03 GN
MAGIC: THE GATHERING STARTER KIT (2022)
The new Magic The Gathering Starter Kit is a learn-to-play product aimed at new players, including instructional materials that guide two players through their first game!
SANDWICH MASTERS BREAD ROLES EXPANSION
Bready to take your sandwich skills to the next level? Achieve true sandwich mastery with Bread Roles, the first official Sandwich Masters expansion!
Bread Roles brings an added layer of chaos to the classic Sandwich Masters experience by introducing 10 new role cards, each of which boasts unique game-bending powers. What’s more, Bread Roles allows six people to play together for the first time by adding extra cards to the core game.
Somewhere in a hidden corner of the Pacific Ocean, on a small Polynesian island, there lives a tribe forgotten by time. With the passing of aeons, the tribe has split into two factions, TAC and TIKI. To prevent war from happening, TAC and TIKI come to life to settle the feud once and for all and determine who will be the one true god of the island!
TACTIKI is an innovative board game with a strong memory aspect for two players, recommended for ages 10+ with an average game time of 30 minutes. Tactics and planning are the lifeblood of this game, which will fascinate and attract players from all over the world – all securely packed in a mysterious box!
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS BEHOLDER FIGURINE
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