Wednesday is new release day! This week includes even more Pokemon, Black Adam, Marvel Pride, Clementine’s first graphic novel, Viking princes, samurai and mythical beasts, missing superheroes, new team-ups, and more. Check out the highlights below!
BLACK ADAM #1
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Rafa Sandoval (CA) Irvin Rodriguez
There is no forgiveness for Black Adam. This is the reality Teth-Adam, immortal man of indomitable will, must face when he discovers he has been infected with an incurable plague destroying his immortality. Haunted by the specter of centuries of dark deeds, Black Adam transfers his powers to a worthy successor who will redeem Adam’s legacy and defend their ancestral homeland of Kahndaq, only to subsequently become mystically handcuffed to him when Adam’s plague is arrested, giving birth to perhaps the most volatile and dysfunctional super-team in DC history!
MARVELS VOICES PRIDE #1
(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Stephen Byrne (CA) Nick Robles (VCA) Jen Bartel
Hot off a GLAAD Award nomination for 2021’s anthology, MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE returns for a jam-packed celebration of LGBTQI+ characters and creators! New York Times-bestselling, multi-award-winning author Charlie Jane Anders introduces a new hero to the Marvel Universe – and it won’t be the last you see of them. Get in on the ground floor here! IRON MAN scribe and lauded TV showrunner Christopher Cantwell takes on Moondragon’s complex legacy for a heart-bending story across space and time. Shuster and Eisner-winning writer Andrew Wheeler makes his Marvel debut with the MU’s real god of love – Hercules! Nebula, World Fantasy, and Locus-award winner Alyssa Wong reunites the Young Avengers in a story guaranteed to please fans new and old! And that’s just the first slice of the rainbow. MARVEL’S VOICES continues its groundbreaking anthology series with another swoon-worthy glimpse of the world outside your window!
BEWARE THE EYE OF ODIN #1 (OF 4)
(W) Doug Wagner (A/CA) Tim Odland, Michelle Madsen
When a Viking prince finds the Eye of Odin, he must return it to its rightful owner or face a death of boils and decay. By his side are a one-armed warrior past his prime and a female warrior convinced she’s a Valkyrie. Monstrous mayhem ensues.
VINYL and PLASTIC creator DOUG WAGNER returns with artist TIM ODLAND and colorist MICHELLE MADSEN to bring you a tale of Vikings, Trolls, Frost Giants, and Valkyries.
SAMURAI SONJA #1
(W) Jordan Clark (A) Pasquale Qualano (CA) Leirix (VCA) Paulina Ganucheau
An ALL-NEW SONJA! The Sengoku period of Japan: A time of near-constant civil war. Sonja, daughter of a slain samurai, is eager to prove herself worthy of her family’s glorious history. But in a desperate moment, Sonja will make an awful deal with a dreaded sea goddess: She will be gifted magical armor and weapons capable of slaying mythical beasts! But if she falls in battle, her bloodline will be erased, her family’s name no more.
DARK CRISIS YOUNG JUSTICE #1 (OF 6)
(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Laura Braga (CA) Max Dunbar
Crises have always had devastating impacts on the generation of heroes that make up Young Justice, and Dark Crisis will hit them even harder.
Tim Drake, Impulse, and Superboy go missing during the Justice League’s funeral. The only person concerned enough to find them? Cassie Sandsmark, a.k.a Wonder Girl. But… the three boys of Young Justice aren’t on this Earth anymore… they’re on the world of their dreams, one they may never want to leave!
MILES MORALES MOON GIRL #1
(W) Mohale Mashigo (A) Ig Guara (CA) Alitha Martinez
Join Lunella Lafayette – aka Moon Girl – and her trusty T-rex sidekick, Devil Dinosaur, in their biggest adventure yet!
In the first of three one-shots, Moon Girl takes on the whole Marvel Universe alongside Miles Morales, the Avengers and the X-Men.
Don’t miss this new story from acclaimed writer Mohale Mashigo!
NEW FANTASTIC FOUR #1 (OF 5)
(W) Peter David (A) Alan Robinson (CA) Nick Bradshaw
When these unlikely heroes first banded together to become the NEW FANTASTIC FOUR, they made Marvel history. Now this fan-favorite team returns in an all-new adventure written by Peter David! Set shortly after the events of the group’s first appearance, brace yourself for a wild ride and guest stars aplenty – including the original FF. Plus, a series of mystery villains that you’ll never see coming!
PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL BLITZ #1
(W) Torunn Gronbekk (A) Lan Medina (CA) Mahmud Asrar
THE TRICK IS TO INVENT A WAR WORTH FIGHTING.
• Finn Fratz knows that if you want people to hate each other, a Banner cannon in the right pair of hands goes a long way. The aging war profiteer earned his spot on the Punisher’s kill list well before he adopted the moniker Hate-Monger, but he has proven an elusive man.
• Now, with the Hand at his disposal, Frank Castle is ready to smoke him out. But not only has Hate-Monger gone to ground, he’s fighting back. Good for him. It’s not going to change anything but the death toll.
• Torunn Gronbekk and Lan Medina join forces to bring you the first of three thrilling tales from between the pages of PUNISHER, exploring Frank’s new modus operandi through some of his deadliest missions yet…
I HATE THIS PLACE #2
JURASSIC LEAGUE #1
2ND PTG VAR
Also released this week…
- All New Firefly #5
- Amazing Spider-Man #4
- Batman Knight #6 (of 10)
- Batman Superman Worlds Finest #4
- Earth Prime #6
- Fables #152
- Flash #783
- Hawk The Slayer #3 (of 5)
- Immortal X-Men #3
- Magic Hidden Planeswalker #3 (of 4)
- Miles Morales Spider-Man #39
- Moon Knight #12
- Nightwing #93 DC Pride variant
- Nocterra #11
- Something Is Killing The Children #24
- Star Wars Crimson Reign #5 (of 5)
- Transformers Beast Wars #17 (of 17)
- We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #11
- X-Men #12
- ZVRC Zombies Vs Robots Classic #4 (of 4)
CLEMENTINE BOOK 01 GN
(W) Tillie Walden (A/CA) Tillie Walden
Clementine is back on the road, looking to put her traumatic past behind her and forge new path all her own.
But when she comes across an Amish teenager named Amos with his head in the clouds, the unlikely pair journeys North to an abandoned ski resort in Vermont, where they meet up with a small group of teenagers attempting to build a new, walker-free settlement.
As friendship, rivalry, and romance begin to blossom amongst the group, the harsh winter soon reveals that the biggest threat to their survival… might be each other.
Two-time Eisner award winner Tillie Walden (Spinning, On a Sunbeam) enters the world of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead as 17-year-old Clementine must learn the difference between living and surviving in this intimate, coming-of-age YA graphic novel trilogy.
GRENDEL OMNIBUS VOL 01 HUNTER ROSE TP
(W) Matt Wagner (A) Various (CA) Matt Wagner
This dynamic masterpiece is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with new editions of the complete Grendel saga! Volume 1 begins the entire epic series and follows the chronology of the stories. This collection features millionaire Hunter Rose and his alter ego, the criminal mastermind Grendel!
Collects Grendel: Devil by the Deed; short story collections Grendel: Black, White, & Red; Grendel: Red, White, & Black; and Grendel: Behold the Devil.
BLOOD OF THE IMMORTALS HC
(W) Laurent Genefort, Francoise Ruscak (A/CA) Francesco Trifogli
An expedition arrives on the planet Verfebro in search of the universe’s greatest treasure: immortality.
What if the key to eternal life were only a few planetary systems away? A motley crew of explorers is sent to the planet Verfebro in search of a mystifying elixir-one that supposedly runs through the veins of a ferocious local species: the Dracs. How far will this expedition go to uncover the answer to life’s greatest mystery-when the obvious solution is genocide?
Also released this week…
- Library Of Doom It Came From A Comic GN
- Library Of Doom Little Bookshop Of Horrors GN
POKEMON TCG COLLECTOR CHEST SPRING 2022 (ROWLET / CYNDAQUIL / OSHAWATT)
A Treasure Chest Packed with Pokémon!
This sturdy metal case contains more than a dozen special Pokémon goodies, including many not found anywhere else.
POKEMON TCG BOLTUND V BOX
By channeling electricity into its legs, Boltund V can run nonstop for three full days! Using versatile moves, this quick Pokémon has the speed you need to unleash electrifying combos in your next Pokémon TCG match. In addition to a foil promo card featuring Boltund V, you’ll find extra treasures in Pokémon TCG booster packs.
POKEMON TCG ASTRAL RADIANCE BUILD AND BATTLE STADIUM
Build two decks from a powerful set of components – and then play right away, with this two-player Build & Battle Stadium set!
Each Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sword & Shield – Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium contains a massive set of cards, including two Build & Battle Boxes, one for you and one for a friend. Each Build & Battle Box holds four booster packs and a 40-card deck, which includes an exclusive foil card – you can play these decks as-is right out of the box, or enhance them with cards from the boosters! Get ready to face your opponents with the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield – Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium!
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS TAROT DECK: A 78-CARD DECK AND GUIDEBOOK
This officially licensed tarot deck pays homage to the lore of Dungeons & Dragons by pairing characters and encounters with the Major and Minor Arcana of tarot. The characters of the Major Arcana align to the Rider-Waite Tarot while the suits of the Minor Arcana are mapped to abilities within the game of D&D.
Beautifully illustrated with exclusive art, the deck also includes a booklet that introduces players to tarot, explains the meanings of the cards, and includes prompts to add dynamic twists to your D&D experience, making this the ultimate collectible for dungeon masters, players, and fans of RPGs.
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