It’s time for new releases! There’s some fantastic comics and games in this week, including Lego Ninjago, Critical Role, Spider-Punk, and more, so let’s take a look at what’s arrived.
LEGO NINJAGO GARMADON #1 (OF 5)
(W) Tri Vuong (A/CA) Tri Vuong
SERIES PREMIERE! The All-New LEGO NINJAGO Comic Book Series Starts HERE! Perfect for fans new and old alike, an official new chapter of the LEGO NINJAGO universe begins here!
Far away from Ninjago City, a village is terrorized by a mysterious new threat when they’re saved by a stranger with incredible powers known as… Garmadon, Lord of Destruction?! Has Garmadon turned over a new leaf since his disappearance, or is this just the first step in his master plan of finally defeating Master Wu and the ninja forever?
ALICE EVER AFTER #1 (OF 5)
(W) Dan Panosian (A) Giorgio Spalletta (CA) Dan Panosian
Return to Wonderland in this twisted sequel by superstar artist and writer Dan Panosian (An Unkindness of Ravens, Canary) perfect for fans of Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy and Luna.
Alice first visited Wonderland as a child. Now an adult, it’s her only escape from a cold, strange reality she finds herself living in. But in order to return to her fantasy world, she’ll need something stronger than mushrooms that change her size, and is forced to resort to crime to feed her growing addiction.
Will Alice choose to escape from her uncaring family and childhood trauma in Wonderland, or find the courage to face her demons in the real world?
EARTH PRIME BATWOMAN #1
(W) Natalie Abrams, Kelly Larson, Camrus Johnson (A) Clayton Henry
Spinning out of the hit CW shows, Earth-Prime continues the adventures of your favorite heroes from the small screen. While each issue focuses on a different Arrowverse series, a threat lurks in the background, out to finally bring these heroes to their knees!
Ever since the tech that created many of Batman’s rogues hit the streets, Ryan Wilder has been running herself ragged trying to contain the new villains popping up around Gotham City. But when Clayface’s mud binds itself to a local high schooler, Batwoman will need help from an unexpected source in order to contain this muddy foe! Also, follow how Luke Fox balances his life as a superhero and a boyfriend!
FLASHPOINT BATMAN KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #1
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Dave Johnson
Wayne Casinos towers over Gotham City, but even the bright lights can’t keep the dark shadows from enveloping the city. When the Joker kidnaps the children of the city’s District Attorney, the Batman takes the case. But the man under the mask may not be the Dark Knight we know! Flashpoint: Batman Knight of Vengeance is an all-in-one reprint of the 2011 three-issue series in periodical format, and is timed with the release of Flashpoint Beyond #0, telling Flashpoint Batman’s origin story.
SPIDER-PUNK #1 (OF 5)
(W) Cody Ziglar (A) Justin Mason (CA) Olivier Coipel
ANARCHY IN THE SPIDER-VERSE!
SPIDER-PUNK GETS HIS OWN SERIES!
• HOBIE BROWN is THE ANARCHIC SPIDER-PUNK – set to protect EARTH-138 with his ax in hand and his chaotic band of punk rockin’ heroes backing him!
• NORMAN OSBORN is dead, but will the chaos he’s created be too much for Spider-Punk and gang to handle?
• Feel the vibes as CODY ZIGLAR (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and JUSTIN MASON bring you the jams when “BANNED IN DC” begins here!
OCEAN WILL TAKE US #1
(W) Rich Douek (A/CA) Carlos Olivares
Something’s lurking in the waters of Almanzar Bay – and when Casey March tries out for the swim team, he learns firsthand that messing with the social order of his new high school can have dangerous – even deadly – consequences!
From Bram Stoker-Award nominated writer Rich Douek (Sea of Sorrows, Road of Bones) and artist Carlos Olivares, comes a new tale of horror and intrigue – where a group of high school outcasts band together to fight a growing evil in their school and town.
A fantastic new title for young adult readers!
Also released this week…
- Amazing Spider-Man #238 Facsimile Edition
- Fantastic Four #42 (Reckoning War)
- Little Monsters #2
- Marauders #1
- Monkey Prince #3
- Strange #2
- X-Men Red #1
VENOM BY AL EWING RAM V VOL 01 RECURSION TP
(W) Al Ewing, Ram V. (A/CA) Bryan Hitch
One blockbuster era gives way to another! Symbiotic writing team Al Ewing and Ram V join superstar artist Bryan Hitch to unleash their vision of Venom! Together, they will push Eddie and Dylan Brock to their limits – and as everything Dylan has come to know and love unravels around him, he begins to realize the terrible truth about his new “other.” The Venom symbiote is not a harmless pet, no matter how much it pretends to be one. It’s an alien. A dangerous, violent, often bloodthirsty alien. Whatever bond it had with Dylan’s father, Eddie – as special as it may have been – is now gone. And Dylan might be gone soon too. Because the villainous Life Foundation is back, led by the insidious Carlton Drake – and they have the new Venom square in their sights!
Collecting VENOM (2021) #1-5. Rated T+
POKEMON THE MOVIE: SECRETS OF THE JUNGLE – ANOTHER BEGINNING GN
(W) Mizuno Teruaki, Satoshi Tajiri
A human child raised by a Pokémon!
Hidden deep in a secret jungle, far from any humans, there is a Pokémon paradise, beautiful and peaceful but governed by strict rules.
Ten years ago, the Legendary Pokémon Zarude found the abandoned baby Koko and decided to break the rules, raising him as its own child. Zarude and Koko have been isolated from humans ever since… until now.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS 5E RPG CRITICAL ROLE CALL OF THE NETHERDEEP
Inspired by the campaigns of the hit series Critical Role, this adventure begins in the Wastes of Xhorhas and leads to the glimmering oasis-city of Ank’Harel on the continent of Marquet, and from there into a sunken realm of gloom, corruption, and sorrow known as the Netherdeep. Above it all, the red moon of Ruidus watches, twisting the fates of those who have the power to shape the course of history.
Critical Role: Call of the Netherdeep contains seven chapters of thrilling adventure, new creatures and magic items, and a poster map of Ank’Harel!
MARVEL CHAMPIONS SINISTER MOTIVES CAMPAIGN EXPANSION
Released Friday 8th April
In this expansion, you and your fellow heroes take to the streets and rooftops of New York City and face off against a rogues gallery of classic Spider-Man villains, including Sandman, Venom, Mysterio, and the notorious Sinister Six. As with previous expansions, you can play each of these scenarios individually or as part of a larger campaign, and with a sinister spread of new modular encounter sets, there will be ample opportunity to mix things up for all of your Marvel Champions games. Sinister Motives also kicks off a new wave of playable heroes for the game, starting with two iconic web-warriors: Ghost-Spider and Spider-Man (Miles Morales), both of whom come with fully pre-built and ready-to-play decks right out of the box.
MAGIC: THE GATHERING KAMIGAWA NEON DYNASTY JAPANESE SET BOOSTERS
Each Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty Set Booster contains 12 Magic cards, 1 Art Card, and 1 token, ad card, Helper card, or special card from Magic’s history (a card from “The List”). Each pack contains a combination of 1–4 cards of rarity Rare or higher, 2–7 Uncommons, 3–8 Commons, and 1 Land card. One non–Art Card and non–Land card of any rarity is traditional foil.
These packs are in Japanese, not English!
STAR WARS BLACK SERIES THE MANDALORIAN 6IN AHSOKA TANO AF
A Clone Wars veteran and now wandering Jedi, Ahsoka Tano forges her own path in the galaxy, righting injustices that she discovers.
The 6-inch-scale Black Series figure is detailed to look like the Ahsoka Tano character from Star Wars: The Mandalorian, featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation.
LIMITED! We only have one of these figures available – suppliers are already sold out, so don’t hesitate if you want to pick this one up!
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