Wednesday is new release day! This week includes Gloom-y story games, maps and magic for roleplaying, Purge-meets-Scream survival, a new chapter for Matt Murdock, an unforgettable heist, babysitting a vampire, and more. Check out the highlights below!
ROGUES GALLERY #1
(W) Hannah Rose May (A) Justin Mason, Triona Farrell (CA) Declan Shalvey (VCA) Tula Lotay, Justin Mason
The Purge meets Scream in a home invasion thriller that follows disenfranchised TV superhero actress Maisie Wade as she is terrorized by an unhinged group of intruders cosplaying her day job’s archvillains.
If Maisie is going to survive the night, she’ll need to be the hero she has come to despise.
Writer Hannah Rose May makes her comic debut with rising-star artist Justin Mason for an all-new series with Declan Shalvey.
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Marco Checchetto
In the wake of Wilson Fisk’s violent and visceral last act, it’s a new era for New York and the Man Without Fear!
With a groundbreaking creative team returning to usher in an all-new chapter, Matt Murdock has no choice but to leave behind everything he’s ever known, and Elektra is the last vestige of his former life.
Everything Matt Murdock thought it meant to be Daredevil is about to change, including the challenges he will have to face in the cowl!
DEFENDERS BEYOND #1 (OF 5)
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Javier Rodriguez (VCA) Natacha Bustos
Al Ewing and Javier Rodr guez follow up their acclaimed DEFENDERS: THERE ARE NO RULES series with a new volume and an all-new lineup, including none other than Loki, God of Stories!
When Doctor Strange sends a dire warning from beyond the grave, Blue Marvel, America Chavez, Taaia (Galactus’ mom!), Tigra and Loki assemble to defend reality itself!
Plus, you won’t believe who shows up on the final page!
DARK SPACES WILDFIRE #1
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Hayden Sherman
Six weeks into the slow burn of the historic Arroyo Fire, a crew of women from an inmate firefighting program are risking everything on the frontlines when their newest recruit – a white-collar convict with a deep network of shady dealers – discovers they’re mere miles from her crooked former associate’s mansion.
When she proposes a plan to abandon their duties and hunt for riches under cover of smoke and ash, the team must decide if they’re ready to jeopardize their one sure path back to normalcy for a shot at a score that would change their lives…
But is this a flicker of fortune or a deadly trap?
SHE BITES #1
(W) Hedwig Hale (A/CA) Alberto Hernandez R.
Elsie Baker is a 134-year-old vampire in the body of a 9-year-old girl. Sick and tired of stupid adults treating her like a lost little girl and not letting her buy cigarettes, Elsie decides to hire a babysitter to be her chaperone.
Enter Brenda Zielinski, a suicidal teenager in search of some quick cash so she can buy a one-way ticket to Scotland to jump off a cliff.
Despite the generous payday, it turns out that babysitting a vampire might be more trouble than it’s worth.
STAR WARS MANDALORIAN #1
(W) Rodney Barnes (A) Georges Jeanty (CA) Adi Granov
FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE MANDALORIAN ARRIVES IN COMICS!
• The Mandalorian bounty hunter tracks a target for a well-paying, mysterious client.
• Witness the introduction of Din Djarin and the first meeting between the Mandalorian and the Child!
SHANG-CHI AND THE TEN RINGS #1
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Marcus To (CA) Dike Ruan (VCA) Stanley Lau “Artgerm”
A BOLD NEW ERA STARTS HERE!
Shang-Chi has gained possession of the powerful Ten Rings. But so much concentrated energy has not gone unnoticed.
Now, every bounty hunter, assassin and evil syndicate in the Marvel Universe is coming to take the Rings from him! But will the responsibility and the truth of the Rings be too much to bear for the Master of Kung Fu? Find out as the true origin of the Ten Rings starts here from Gene Luen Yang (SHANG-CHI) and Marcus To (EXCALIBUR)!
(W) Ben Bender (A) Ben Bender
Beorn’s world is big, full of living myths and fairy tales, but that won’t stop the littlest Viking from living a legendary life!
After Beorn finds his way to an uncharted island, he wastes no time launching headfirst on his quest for adventure… or at the very least, his quest to find a sandwich!
What perils await young Beorn in this new land, and will the littlest Viking be big enough to rise above the dangers coming his way?
X-MEN HELLFIRE GALA #1
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Matteo Lolli, C.F. Villa, Various (CA) Russell Dauterman (VCA) Stanley Lau “Artgerm”
NEW TEAM REVEALED!
At last year’s gala, mutants changed the face of the solar system, terraforming Mars and claiming it for mutantkind. Do you think you can afford to miss this year’s gala, all contained in this one over-sized issue!?
DIG: A SINK TALE #1
(W) John Lees (A/CA) Alex Cormack
Spinning out of the critically acclaimed pulp crime saga Sink, comes a thrilling sixty-four page one-shot!
Rojan Hardi is a migrant building a new life for his family in his adoptive home of Glasgow, Scotland. But he leads another life as the masked, shovel-wielding vigilante Mr. Dig. Once driven by fury and vengeance, he has unexpectedly become a protector and community leader. Now, Rojan must confront his traumatic past while facing a terrifying, seemingly unstoppable new enemy intent on burning all he has built to the ground.
This new reader friendly, standalone tale will also set the stage for the next volume of Sink!
Also released this week…
- Alien Annual #1
- Avengers #58
- AXE Eve of Judgment #1
- Batman Knight #7 (of 10)
- Batman Superman Worlds Finest #5
- Captain Carter #4 (of 5)
- Captain Marvel #39
- Dark Crisis Young Justice #2
- DC Vs Vampires All-Out War #1 (of 6)
- Fables #153
- Fantastic Four #45
- Flash #784 (Dark Crisis tie-in)
- Fortnite X Marvel Zero War #2 (of 5)
- Godzilla Vs MMPR #4 (of 5)
- Immortal X-Men #4
- Justice League Vs Legion Of Superheroes #4
- Lego Ninjago Garmadon #3 (of 5)
- Miles Morales Spider-Man #40
- Moon Knight #13
- Moon Knight Black White Blood #3 (of 4)
- Nightwing #94
- Punisher #4
- Savage Spider-Man #5 (of 5)
- She-Hulk #5
- Spider-Gwen Gwenverse #4 (of 5)
- Spider-Man 2099 Exodus #4
- Spider-Punk #3 (of 5)
- Star Wars #25
- Star Wars Bounty Hunters #25
- Star Wars Darth Vader #25
- Star Wars Han Solo Chewbacca #4
- Transformers Last Bot Standing #3
- Triskele #2
- Walking Dead Dlx #43
- Wolverine #23
STRAY DOGS DOG DAYS TP
(W) Tony Fleecs (CA) Tony Fleecs (A/CA) Trish Forstner
In DOG DAYS, each of the Strays gets their moment to shine with a series of vicious short stories. Questions are answered, mysteries are solved, and old wounds get torn open. This genre-bending thrill ride takes the reader from the first dog the Master captured to the final moments at his house of horrors.
STRAY DOGS: DOG DAYS is a heartbreakingly adorable horror anthology by My Little Pony comic artists TONY FLEECS & TRISH FORSTNER. In this collection… every dog has its day.
Collects STRAY DOGS: DOG DAYS #1-2, plus the STRAY DOGS FCBD PROLOGUE
DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS THE GREAT MXY-UP TP
(W) Heath Corson (A/CA) Bobby Timony
There is nothing the Super-Pets love more than spending time with their heroes, but they’re finding it difficult to be taken seriously as members of the team when their humans just don’t understand them. But when Mr. Mxyzptlk (a magical imp from the fifth dimension) arrives in Metropolis with a plan to wreak a little chaos and destruction, the Justice League is caught in his trap! The Super-Pets will need to come up with a plan to prevent Myx’s mischief from destroying the city – while somehow trying to rescue their human counterparts. The only problem is, they may need to recruit their greatest enemy in order to defeat him.
DC League of Super-Pets: The Great Mxy-Up picks up immediately from where the movie leaves off!
Also released this week…
- DC Poster Portfolio JH Williams III TP
- Myopia GN
GLOOM: THE GLOOM CHRONICLES
The Gloom Chronicles brings campaign-style play to Gloom, as an expansion printed on traditional cardstock that can enhance any game of Gloom. You can use it with just one Gloom game, or let it navigate you through all the expansions. Narrative prompts give players a unified foundation for their stories, while variant rules challenge new and experienced players alike. The Unhappy Birthday awaits! What ignominious ending will your Gloom Chronicle have?
GLOOMIER: A NIGHT AT HEMLOCK HALL
Misery and mysteries abound at Hemlock Hall, the imposing estate of Lord Wellington-Smythe and his eccentric family of misfits. When you’re invited inside for an evening’s entertainment, what could possibly go wrong? Will you Cuddle with Cats or Thwart a Thief? Will you Brawl Over Brandy or Fall Prey to the Plague? At Hemlock Hall, awful amusements become deadly diversions with the flip of a card.
CALL OF CTHULHU 40TH ANNIVERSARY KEEPER TIPS BOOK
This pocket-sized guide to running games of Call of Cthulhu has an old-school black & white interior in a premium leatherette hardcover.
Tips, essays, and contributions from experienced and diverse Call of Cthulhu Keepers including Jason Durall (RuneQuest), Becca Scott (Good Time Society), Sean Branney (H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society), Allan Carrey (Type40), Lynne Hardy (The Children of Fear) Bridgett Jeffries (The Miskatonic Repository), Mike Mason (Call of Cthulhu), and many, many others!
UNMATCHED BATTLE OF LEGENDS: HELL’S KITCHEN
Unmatched is the critically acclaimed, best-selling game of tactical combat between unlikely opponents. This time, it’s a classic, all-out brawl in Hell’s Kitchen featuring Daredevil, Bullseye, and Elektra.
As with every Unmatched set, Hell’s Kitchen heroes can face off against fighters from other sets, making it a must-have for experienced players or a great entry point for new ones. And Hell’s Kitchen introduces item tokens that provide fighters with potent effects. And it’s all brought to life by the masterful illustration of Oliver Barrett and Ian O’Toole with the peerless production quality for which the Unmatched line is known.
5TH EDITION RPG VAULT OF MAGIC POCKET EDITION
Inside Vault of Magic, you’ll find a vast treasure trove of enchanted items of every imaginable use—more than 900 in all! There are plenty of armors, weapons, potions, rings, and wands, but that’s just for starters. From mirrors to masks, edibles to earrings, and lanterns to lockets, it’s all here, ready for you to use in your 5th Edition game.
BIG BOOK OF BATTLE MATS VOLUME III
The Big Book of Battle Mats returns with its third volume of ready-to-play battle maps!
An RPG Map for any encounter at your fingertips in a book that travels with you. Opens to create huge RPG encounter maps. The maps are wipe clean and themed to be customisable and reusable to suit any encounter.
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