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New Releases – 29th November 2023

New releases are here! This week includes the origin of Nightcrawler, missing heroes, the 14th Doctor’s first official adventure, investigative horror, new adventures for 5E RPG, card chaos with Bells Hells, Magic inspired cooking, and more! Check out the details below.

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X-MEN BLUE ORIGINS #1

(W) Si Spurrier (A) Wilton Santos, Marcus To (CA) Francis Manapul

The definitive Nightcrawler origin story! 

This is the one you can’t miss, True Believer!

You think you know how the beloved blue devil came into this troubled world?

You think you know the tale of his mendacious mamma Mystique?

You don’t!

Mother and son reunite in a mold-shattering tale that exposes secrets held for decades and redefines both characters forever.

A collector’s item in the making.

Rated T+


BATMAN 89 ECHOES #1 (OF 6)

(W) Sam Hamm (A/CA) Joe Quinones

YOU WANNA GET NUTS? LET’S GET NUTS!

After Harvey Dent’s crusade against Gotham and Batman, the Caped Crusader has disappeared without a trace.

In his place, ordinary citizens have taken to the streets to root out crime.

As innocents get hurt, the question on everyone’s mind is the same: Where is Batman?

Sam Hamm, screenwriter of the 1989 Batman movie, and Joe Quinones reunite for another tale in Gotham!


Sensational Second Issues!

MARVEL ZOMBIES BLACK WHITE & BLOOD #2

EDENWOOD #2

GIANT ROBOT HELLBOY #2


Also released this week…

  • Action Comics #1059
  • Alice Never After #5 (of 5)
  • Amazing Spider-Man Gang War First Strike #1 (one-shot)
  • Barbaric Wrong Kind Of Righteous (one-shot)
  • Brzrkr Fallen Empire (one-shot)
  • Captain America #3
  • Detective Comics #1078
  • Flash #3
  • Green Arrow #6 (of 6)
  • Grim #15
  • Harley Quinn #34
  • Miles Morales Spider-Man #12
  • Moon Knight #29
  • Predator Vs Wolverine #3
  • Sirens Of The City #5 (of 6)
  • Titans Beast World #1 (of 6)

DOCTOR WHO LIBERATION OF DALEKS TP

(W) Alan Barnes (A) Lee Sullivan

Picking up from where the 13th Doctor’s era ended, Liberation of the Daleks is the 14th Doctor’s first official adventure!

A new regeneration but with a familiar face, this exclusive comic strip collection, sees the return of the Doctor’s deadliest enemies-the Daleks!

Taken from the pages of Doctor Who Magazine, this 13-part tale bridges the gap between “The Power of the Doctor” and “The Star Beast,” tying directly into the new TV series continuity.

Also includes behind-the-scenes features and interviews, with insights from series showrunner Russell T Davis, TV script editor Scott Handcock, writer Alan Barnes, and artist Lee Sullivan.


MOON KNIGHT AGE OF ANUBIS MARVEL MULTIVERSE MISSIONS ADVENTURE GAMEBOOK SC

(W) Jonathan Green

When N’Kantu, the Living Mummy, escapes his sarcophagus and steals an artifact that turns swaths of mankind into zombies, Moon Knight steps in to save the day… but is hampered by an eager Egyptologist whose choices seem to influence his personalities and strengths. 

As Moon Knight and the Egyptologist chase N’Kantu from the streets of New York to navigating traps, tricks, and riddles within an ancient temple in Egypt, the two uncover an evil ritual that will begin a battle between gods over the power of life and death.

Only the Egyptologist holds the key to unraveling the dark plot… everybody’s lives are in their hands!


MIMI’S TALES OF TERROR HC

(W) Hirokatsu Kihara, Ichiro Nakayama (A) Junji Ito

University student Mimi and her boyfriend Naoto encounter one chilling mystery after another.

There’s the enigmatic neighbour woman dressed in black from head to toe – but if she’s so odd, why does it seems like there are many others like her? Then, whose eyes track Mimi’s movements from the cemetery next door?  And why does a bizarre red circle drawn on a basement wall change with each passing day?

Nine scary stories that really happened, drawn from the famed collection of urban legends Shin Mimibukuro (New Earmuffs), and adapted into manga by horror genius Junji Ito!


TRIBUTE HC

(W) Benjamin Legrand (A/CA) Jean-Marc Rochette

A team of scientists and soldiers land on an alien planet with the hope they will find a new source of energy.

The expedition is vital for the survival of humankind as an intergalactic war is raging, and the team must battle a hostile climate and protective, indigenous species to unravel the mysteries of this extraordinary planet before it’s too late.

“Before Avatar came The Tribute.”


STAR WARS MANDALORIAN AND CHILD HC

(W) Jeffrey Brown (A/CA) Jeffrey Brown

Din Djarin, the terse Mandalorian bounty hunter, travels the galaxy with the adorable Grogu in tow. Whether he is keeping Grogu from messing with his controls while he flies the Razor Crest or stopping him from using the Force to steal extra snacks,

Mando’s lessons as a caretaker will be instantly fun and recognizable to all families.

Brown’s colourful all-ages style and spin complement the show’s gritty milieu while accentuating the sweetness of the found family at the heart of the story.


LUNCH BUDDIES BATTLE IN BACKYARD YR GN

(W) Daniel Wiseman (A) Daniel Wiseman

Mealtime mayhem and silliness ensue in bestselling illustrator Daniel Wiseman’s Lunch Buddies: Battle in the Backyard, a graphic novel debut and early reader series.

Marco makes the best sandwiches in the entire world!

When he wants to chow down after school, he’s got all the ingredients he needs: Mom’s fresh baked hoagie roll, three slices of bologna, cheddar cheese, crispy lettuce, and the most important ingredient of all: special sauce! But something super strange is afoot when Marco’s sandwich begins to talk….

Turns out, Marco’s miraculous sandwich might be his best friend ever! They both love wacky jokes, playing pranks on Marco’s older sister, and-of course-talking about cheese, bread, and bologna. But will a squad of break dancing squirrels bring an end to this friendship before it truly begins?


Also released this week…

  • Doctor Who Dooms Day TP
  • Groot Uprooted TP
  • Saga Vol 11 TP

CANDELA OBSCURA RPG CORE RULEBOOK (CRITICAL ROLE)

The Candela Obscura Core Rulebook is a fully detailed guide on playing and gamemastering the collaborative investigative horror tabletop roleplaying game. As an investigator of the paranormal secret society Candela Obscura, you and your circle are charged with exploring, fighting, and protecting the people of Newfaire from supernatural dangers lurking in the folds of a bustling world unaware of the occult magick simmering beneath. 

Candela Obscura is the very first game to use the Illuminated Worlds System as well as the first full RPG from Darrington Press, as featured in the ongoing anthology series on Critical Role.


ROLL AND PLAY ONE SHOT WONDERS

One-Shot Wonders is a lifesaver for GMs planning their next adventure, whether you’re playing with RPG newcomers, hosting a casual meet-up, or want to mix things up with your regular adventuring party. This book provides you with the core elements of a story, making sessions easy to prep and easy to run. 

The book also includes dozens of quick prompts with creative plot hooks, brief NPC and location descriptions, and questions to inspire your own ideas. The ideas within this beautiful, A4-sized, hardcover book are suitable for adventurers ranging from Levels 1 to 8 (and a “Legendary” chapter for Levels 9+). 


5TH EDITION RPG CAMPAIGN BUILDER: CITIES AND TOWNS

Campaign Builder: Cities & Towns provides a complete toolkit to create, expand, and enhance the cities and towns in your 5th Edition game, whether running an established setting or working with an original or homebrew setting.

From guilds to temples, and from useful NPCs to wild tables of plots and rumors, this 256 page tome strengthens and expands your game’s world immediately.


5TH EDITION RPG UNCHARTED JOURNEYS

Uncharted Journeys brings detailed travel rules to the 5th edition of the world’s most popular roleplaying game and provides in-depth yet simple rules for creating memorable and compelling journeys. Make travel a fun and rewarding part of your 5e game! 

Undertake perilous journeys as your intrepid party blazes new trails across strange and uncharted lands. Strike out across unforgiving tundra and forge your path through deadly jungles as you battle to reach your destination. Experience travel in 5e as never before with thousands of possible encounters. Meet strange and unforgettable characters along the road, and uncover lost and forgotten ruins. Expand your 5e experience with new character abilities.


CAPER CARDS: BELLS HELLS (CRITICAL ROLE)

The stakes are high and the game is quick! Bring together the adventuring party of Campaign 3, Bells Hells, in this super fun blackjack-style game of strategy and cooperation from Darrington Press

With gorgeous illustrations of the Bells Hells characters, each crew card bears a numerical value and ability. 

Whether you’re playing in solo mode or with up to 4 friends, ready those math skills and sharpen your wits to take on the heist of your life! 


MAGIC THE GATHERING OFFICIAL COOKBOOK HC

Planeswalkers! Feast your way through Magic: The Gathering with this first-ever official cookbook inspired by the beloved game. Featuring more than 70 recipes inspired by Magic: The Gathering, this cookbook takes readers on a journey through the beloved game with easy-to-follow recipes. With beautiful full-colour photography as well as art from the game, Magic: The Gathering: The Official Cookbook is a must-have for foodies and fans alike.

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