Alright, so the hell with football season, comic book season has officially mother f'n started with the massive ONSLAUGHT of new books hitting the racks this week. In fact, there is soooo much that Will had to put on his OG Professor Marvel hat and school you chil'rin on that all-new all-different Marvel flavor in a seperate video which you can watch before, after or even during this one!! AGHH comic video overload!! Don't let the rain stop you, get your soggy bottoms in here for awesome comics!!
That's right kids the OG Marvel Zombie himself, Mr. Will Harris is here to give you the inside scoop on yet another evolution of the Mighty Marvel Machine with a whole slew of new #1's that are sure to rock your official marvel socks right off!!
SUKOTTO #4 & 5
(W/A) Scott Adams
Sukotto is the story of a lone surviving ninja, whose clan was mercilessly wiped out by a corrupt and evil samurai lord. Events begin to unfold that place Sukotto on a path that will take him on an incredible journey unimagined. Sukotto must surmount ever increasing challenges, all the while striving to avenge his lost clan.
Issues #1-3 are available as well!
JOURNEY STAR WARS: FASE #2
(W) Greg Rucka (A) Marco Checchetto & Various (CA) Marco Checchetto
For the first time in the new Star Wars canon, journey with us into the time after the end of Return of the Jedi! Writer Greg Rucka (PUNISHER, WOLVERINE, Gotham Central) and artist Marco Checchetto (AVENGERS WORLD, PUNISHER) take us past the destruction of the second Death Star into the chaos of a Shattered Empire.
SPACE RIDERS #4
(W) Fabian Rangel (A/CA) Alexis Ziritt
The Space Riders have fought space Vikings, survived a vortex of madness, were captured by robot armies, and bore witness to the mind melting majesty of the space gods. Now they must battle new and old enemies united against them. Buckle in for the insane conclusion of "This Vengeful Universe!"
RECOMMENDED BY CASEY!!
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Erica Henderson (CA) Ramon K. Perez
IN THE GRAND TRADITION OF COMIC BOOK REBOOTS LIKE ARCHIE #1, ARCHIE COMICS PROUDLY PRESENTS... JUGHEAD #1-FROM THE COMICS DREAM TEAM OF CHIP ZDARSKY (Howard the Duck) AND ERICA HENDERSON (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl)!
Riverdale High provides a quality education and quality hot lunches, but when one of those is tampered with, JUGHEAD JONES swears vengeance! Well, I mean, he doesn't "swear." This is still Archie Comics after all.
RECOMMENDED BY ERIN.
DOCTOR STRANGE #1
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Chris Bachalo
Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbors? Doctor Strange, of course. He's the only person standing between us and the forces of darkness, but has he been paying his tab? Every act of magic has a cost and Jason Aaron (THOR, ORIGINAL SIN) and Chris Bachalo (UNCANNY X-MEN) are going to put Stephen Strange through hell to even the scales.
RECOMMENDED BY MORGAN!
GRUMPY CAT #1
(W) Ben McCool & Various (A) Steve Uy, Ken Haeser (CA) Tavis Maiden
Dynamite proudly presents The Misadventures of Grumpy Cat #1, featuring "The World's Grumpiest Cat" and her brother, Pokey! With her ever-present pout and sassy disposition, Grumpy Cat has won the hearts of people everywhere. Grumpy Cat is the perfect combination of unbearable cuteness, instant fan appeal, and established multimedia presence. If you love the memes, the videos, and that irresistible scowl, then get ready for the wildly fun antics of Grumpy Cat and Pokey in Dynamite's all-new, all-sensational Grumpy Cat comics! Grumpy Cat's global following includes 7.6 million Facebook fans and over 31 million YouTube views. Since her photos first went viral in 2012, Grumpy Cat has gone from Internet star to real-life celebrity. She has two New York Time Best Selling Books, her own Lifetime movie Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (voiced by actress Aubrey Plaza), has made numerous appearances including the MTV Movie Awards, American Idol, The Bachelorette, The Today Show, SXSW, Good Morning America, and even hosted WWE Monday Night Raw. Grumpy Cat is Friskies official "Spokescat", has filmed videos with Disney and Sesame Street, and appears in commercials for McDonald's and Honey Nut Cheerios.
RECOMMENDED BY PERRY!
Local Comic Shop Day is a new event that calls attention to independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their role as pop culture fire-starters. On November 28th, 2015, please stop by Zanadu Comics or any of the other 285+ participating local comic shops to buy unique, exclusive items and to join in the celebration. Check out our LCSD page for a full list of items and info!!
The inmates are in control of the mad house this week as the kids take control of CSSG! Morgan and Casey deliver the skinny of this week's newest, bestest and shiniest books!!
GODZILLA IN HELL #3
(W) Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas (A/CA) Buster Moody
What brought Godzilla to Hell? A glimpse of Godzilla's greatest battle gives clues-but what will happen when Godzilla faces a rematch with that same foe in the underworld?
One of my current favorite artists, Buster Moody is unleashed upon GODZILLA!!
RECOMMENDED BY CASEY!!
MATERIAL TP VOL 01
(W) Ales Kot (A) Will Tempest (CA) Tom Muller
America is unwinding. The world is undergoing massive changes. MATERIAL is a journey through what it means to be alive, today.
SPECIAL LOW INTRODUCTORY PRICE OF $9.99! BRING NEW READERS INTO YOUR STORES-BY OFFERING THEM A NEW KIND OF A COMIC BOOK!
RECOMMENDED BY MORGAN!
FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS #1
(W) Claire Gibson, Marian Churchland (A) Sloane Leong, Brandon Graham (CA) Marian Churchland
In the first issue of this new fantasy series, old feuds and new monsters rise up to haunt the isolated northern fortress of Karsgate.
RECOMMENDED BY SAM THE VIDEO MONKEY!
MAD'S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: JACK DAVIS TP
(W) Harvey Kurtzman (A/CA) Jack Davis
Hoo hah! One of MAD's original "Usual Gang of Idiots," artist Jack Davis specialized in parodies of horror and Western stories. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including hilarious spoofs of The Lone Ranger, Alice in Wonderland, movies High Noon and The Barefoot Countessa, TV game show What's My Line, plus an adaptation of the poem Casey at the Bat and much more!
MAD'S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: WALLY WOOD TP
(W) Harvey Kurtzman (A/CA) Wally Wood
Again, hoo hah! One of MAD's original "Usual Gang of Idiots," Wally Wood specialized in parodies of science fiction and war stories, as well as slick Hollywood films. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including twisted takes on Superman, Batman, Little Orphan Annie, Flash Gordon, Prince Valiant, Julius Caesar, and movies like The Wild One, The Caine Mutiny and On the Waterfront.
MAD'S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: WILL ELDER TP
(W) Harvey Kurtzman (A/CA) Will Elder
Yet again, hoo hah! One of MAD's original "Usual Gang of Idiots," Bill Elder may have been MAD's most versatile artist, able to mimic any other artist's style while still retaining his own "chicken fat" approach to cartooning. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including parodies of Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein, Wonder Woman, Archie Comics, Popeye, Mickey Mouse, The Shadow, Dragnet, and much more.
recommended by erin.
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Fiona Staples
Something strange is looming over Riverdale - and it's taking the shape of a giant mega-mansion owned by an elusive mogul. Why has he chosen the quaint town of Riverdale, USA as his base of operations? And how is he going to use the teens of Riverdale High to further his political aspirations? Big questions and challenges await the teens and townsfolk. Meanwhile, a new student has graced the halls of Riverdale High and she's turning heads in a big way! Find out all the answers to these important questions in the third issue of the biggest comics sensation of the season!
RECOMMENDED BY HOWARD!
BOOK OF DEATH: FALL OF HARBINGER #1
(W) Joshua Dysart (A) Kano (CA) Raul Allen
A showdown. An apocalypse. An ending. Many years from today, Peter Stanchek, the Renegades, the Harbinger Foundation, the Bleeding Monk, and Toyo Harada's Imperium all reach their terminus, as the entire planet becomes the battlefield for the most devastating psionic combat humanity has ever seen. The Great Destroyer, long prophesied and foreseen, comes to Earth at last. Who will survive...and what will be left of them?
New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (IMPERIUM, HARBINGER) and blockbuster artist Kano (THE DELINQUENTS) journey to the far end of the Geomancer's BOOK OF DEATH to reveal the final, unavoidable end for two of the Valiant Universe's most powerful foes.
recommended by erin.
Did you know that Sept 25th is National Comic Book Day? Here are some tips for celebrating this made-up holiday:
- Buy a comic book.
- Read a comic book.
- Share a comic book with a friend.
- Leave a comic book in a public place.
Is Zanadu Comics doing anything special for National Comic Book Day?
Well, we'll be open from 10am to 7pm, as is usual for a Friday.
(And Saturday is Batman Day - we do have a special Batman book available for the first visitors on Saturday)
We're running quick and in your face this week with 9 hard hittin, shiny new titles that you need to inject into your eyeballs on this super awesome shiny NEW COMIC DAY!!
Celebrate the legacy and history of the world's most popular super-hero, BATMAN, this Saturday with BATMAN day!! On September 26th, we will have a limited number of FREE Batman Endgame preview comics for customers while supplies last, so get in here and get down with the Dark Knight! Check out DC's official page for more info!!
FURY: SHIELD 50TH ANNIVERSARY
(W) David Walker (A) Lee Ferguson (CA) Mike Deodato (Alt CA) Christian Ward
• A mission 50 years in the making!
• When a villain from the past shows up in the present day, Nick Fury is forced to team-up with Nick Fury Sr.!
• Will the Nick Fury of the present be able to work alongside his father?
It's an eye for an eye in this clash of Furies.
Recommended by CASEY!!