New Comic Book Day releases for new comics shipping Wednesday, October 11th! Be sure to watch the new episode of Comics Should Smell Good Wednesday morning for a full breakdown of this week's best books by your favorite comic monkeys in all internet land!
LUTHER STRODE COMPLETE SERIES HC
(W) Justin Jordan, Tradd Moore (A/CA) Tradd Moore
Luther Strode is an average teenage nerd until he sends away for The Hercules Method, a bodybuilding course that promises to give him the body of his dreams. But the powers he unleashes make him a target for a murder cult as old as mankind, cost him almost everything, and take him across the world in the fight to take back his life. The complete series collected for the first time in one edition. Collects THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #1-6, THE LEGEND OF LUTHER STRODE #1-6, and THE LEGACY OF LUTHER STRODE #1-6.
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COADY & THE CREEPIES TP
(W) Liz Prince (A) Amanda Kirk (CA) Kat Leyh
Sisters Coady, Corey, and Criss are The Creepies, a trio of punk rockers determined to play every gig in Pinmageddon. They're heading out on their first tour since a freak accident left Coady eerily unscathed...and, well, technically dead. It may prove a little difficult to be the greatest band that ever lived when your drummer is a ghost!
Collects the complete limited series.
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(W) Eric Powell, Brendon Small (A) Steve Mannion, Mark Farmer (CA) Eric Powell
From Brendon Small, the man who brought you Dethklok and Metalocalypse! Triton finds himself in the clutches... or the therapy couch... of the Laser Witch!
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DEMON BY JACK KIRBY TP
(W) Jack Kirby (A/CA) Jack Kirby, Mike Royer
Jack Kirby's legendary creation, Etrigan the Demon, is back in a new title collecting his entire original 16-issue series. From the streets of Gotham City, demonologist Jason Blood battles occult evil as the Demon, taking on the menaces of Morgaine le Fey, Klarion the Witchboy and his familiar, Teekl, and much more!
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X-MEN BLUE #13
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jorge Molina (CA) Arthur Adams
MOJO WORLDWIDE Part 2
The X-Men may have bitten off more than they can chew when the Mojoverse continues its bizarre invasion of MANHATTAN! JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her team...but can MOJO be defeated when he's got the X-Men's greatest hits weaponized against them? Or will an unlikely alley come to the rescue? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Mark Bagley!
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Guillem March
After a failed mission to raid a tomb in the Israeli Desert, war veteran Rory Harper is plagued by the death of his partners. As Rory battles his guilt back in Gotham City, he discovers that what was in that tomb has followed him home, and it's about to change his life. But as Rory begins his journey, an evil is invading Gotham City, and it wants what he's discovered. A hero is born in this visionary reimagining of the Ragman mythos by writer Ray Fawkes and artist Inaki Miranda!
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We're a little later than usual, but still full of fresh new comics as your favorite comic monkeys bring you the best books of the week!! DC continues to dominate the market with METAL and the bizarre crossover of Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy/Betty & Veronica! Riverdale will never be the same after these girls get their hands on Archie, Jughead and who knows who or what else!! In addition, this is the first week of the Marvel Legacy rebirth which Professor Marvel and Casey are covering in our second video, so be sure to catch a double dose of Comics Should Smell Good this week!!
The rebirth of the Marvel Universe is here and we’ve got eight exciting new books this week that follow directly on the heels of the stunning events of Marvel Legacy #1!! Since there are SOOOO many new books, we’re doing special Legacy videos for each week to highlight the newest and brightest comics of the Marvel Universe! Join Professor Marvel and Casey for a look inside the House of Ideas and be sure to check out our regular CSSG episode featuring all the other great picks we have for you on this wonderful Wednesday!
The rebirth of the Marvel Universe is here and we’ve got 8 exciting new books this week that follow directly on the heels of the stunning events of Marvel Legacy #1!! Since there are SOOOO many new books, we’ve asked our professor of Marvel, Will Harris of Comicsblend to provide his expert analysis on the new titles each week as they roll out over the next few months. Here are his picks for Wednesday, October 4th!!
IRON FIST #73
(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) Mike Perkins
Wolverine’s arch-enemy made his debut in the pages of IRON FIST. In “Sabretooth Round Two” why does Danny Rand need Victor Creed to save K’un L’un? Ed Brisson and Mike Perkins reunite the kung fu master and mutant killer.
X-MEN GOLD #13
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Mike Mayhew (CA) Ben Caldwell
“Mojo Worldwide” begins! Sentinels, Brood, Apocalypse – the X-Men’s greatest enemies and dark memories torment the teams as Mojo returns with his biggest production of killer reality shows ever. This marks the first crossover of X-Men Gold and Blue teams against a classic villain. Can Kitty and Jean’s teams save New York and themselves from Mojo’s ratings boosting plot.
(W) Mark Waid (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) Mike Allred
“Worlds Collide” in the aftermath of GENERATIONS as two teams face off. The clash between the Avengers and Champions is here but will both team survive the High Evolutionary? Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz bring fans the showdown between Marvel’s rookies vs veterans.
(W) Sina Grace (A) Robert Gill (CA) Michael Ryan
When he wasn’t an X-Man, he was a Champion. Bobby reunites Black Widow, Darkstar, Hercules, Ghost Rider and Angel – the original Champions. Sina Grace and Robert Gill bring fans “Champions Reassembled.”
JESSICA JONES #13
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Michael Gaydos (CA) Dan Mora
Jess’s greatest nightmare is back. ALIAS original team Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos and David Mack reunite for “Return of the Purple Man.”
SPIRITS OF VENGEANCE #1
(W) Victor Gischler (A) David Baldeon (CA) Ken Lashley
Ghost Rider, Blade, Satanna and Son of Satan together as cold between Heaven and Hell fires up. Victor Gischler and David Baldeon team up Marvel’s supernatural forces to stop Hell.
ALSO SHIPPING THIS WEEK
All of the books will ship with fancy lenticular covers as well as regular (flat) ones and a plethora of variants. We will have pretty much every cover available, though quantities of some will be less than others. In addition, the Marvel Value Stamps will ONLY be in the regular, non-lenticular covers so for those collecting the stamps, make sure you snag a regular cover.
Finally, don’t forget to watch our special “Comics Should Smell Good: Marvel Legacy” episode for more info on the biggest comic book event of 2017!
We still have plenty of copies of MARVEL LEGACY #1 for all those who missed it last week!
New Comic Book Day releases for new comics shipping Wednesday, October 4th! Be sure to watch the new episode of Comics Should Smell Good Wednesday morning for a full breakdown of this week's best books by your favorite comic monkeys in all internet land!
ZANADU COMICS IS A PARTICIPATING STORE
Stop by Zanadu Comics to pick up your official ECCC Passport. Visit at least 9 of the 13 participating stores in the Greater Seattle/Tacoma region to get it stamped. Upload a picture of your completed passport to Instagram for a chance to win tickets to Emerald City ComiCon. Discover a new shop or two. Tell your friends.
Entries for ticket contest must be uploaded to Instagram by Jan 14, 2018. Continue collecting stamps and bring your passport to the event for a special collectible reward.
For more information see http://www.emeraldcitycomiccon.com/Community/Comic-Passport/
INTREPID GIRLBOT TP VOL 1 UNCONDITIONAL
(W/A) Diana Nock
It's not easy, living in a big empty house, with sterile hallways and room after room of strange artifacts. Beyond the wall of her home are fields and forests and a Robot City, but nothing quite like her. On her endless quest to be a "good girl" and find her place in the world, she leaves chaos and destruction in her wake.
But she means well. Really.
Winner of the 2010 Lulu Award for Best Kid-Friendly Work, this mostly wordless book follows this curious gynoid and a surprisingly resilient raccoon on a series of adventures in a world of flowers, woodland creatures and ROBOTS!!!
(W) William Gibson (A) Butch Guice, Tom Palmer (CA) James Biggie
Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson's first graphic novel! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they've destroyed and harness the power of humanity's last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.
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(W/A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
NEW STORY ARC
Thea and Rollo enter the Ancient Dark, where they are hunted by things that dare not live in the light above.
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BATMAN: THE DAWNBREAKER
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Ethan Van Sciver (CA) Jason Fabok
As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World's Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures? Find out in these special tie-in issues!
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HARLEY & IVY MEET BETTY & VERONICA #1
(W) Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko (A) Laura Braga (CA) Amanda Conner
Free college tuition for all Riverdale residents?! That's the plan-after the town drains the wetlands that lie between it and Gotham City and then builds a new campus. The only snag? A certain botany-obsessed super-villain. When Poison Ivy enlists her bestie, Harley, to kidnap both Veronica Lodge, daughter of Riverdale's most important citizen, and her friend Betty, she's counting on some assistance-and the mayhem that ensues will probably work as well!
DC Comics and Archie are proud to present the adventure of a lifetime for all these best pals. Their hijinks are brought to you by the real-life team-up of Paul Dini (HARLEY QUINN) and Marc Andreyko (WONDER WOMAN '77), with art by Laura Braga (DC BOMBSHELLS)!
WALKING DEAD: HERE'S NEGAN HC
(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Charlie Adlard, Dave Stewart
Who is Negan? Since his debut in THE WALKING DEAD #100, the charismatic psychopath has antagonized Rick Grimes, murdered his friend with a baseball bat wrapped in barb wire (which he calls "Lucille"), and led the Saviors into war against Alexandria and the neighboring communities. But who was he before society broke down? That question will be answered here, collecting the "HERE'S NEGAN!" story originally serialized in IMAGE+ magazine.
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BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT #1
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
In a world where Batman has gone too far, The Joker must save Gotham City.
He's been called a maniac, a killer and the "Clown Prince of Crime" but "white knight"? Never. Until now...
Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as "Jack," sets about trying to right his wrongs. First he plans to reconcile with Harley Quinn, and then he'll try to save the city from the one person who he thinks is truly Gotham City's greatest villain: Batman!
Superstar writer and artist Sean Murphy (PUNK ROCK JESUS, THE WAKE) presents a seven-issue miniseries of a twisted Gotham City with a massive cast of heroes and villains that, at its heart, is a tragic story of a hero and a villain: Batman and The Joker. But which is the hero-and which the villain?
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MARVEL LEGACY BREAKDOWN!
You might have heard the rumblings about Marvel's latest rebirth around the internet, but why not let a professional give you the play by play on THE most important comic release to hit the Marvel Universe since 1961??!! Zanadu's own professor of Marvel, Mr. Will Harris brings you a detailed examination of what Marvel Legacy #1 means for the Marvel Universe and how it will affect the past, present and future of the House of Ideas!
This one is for new fans, but especially for those older readers who might have lapsed or lost interest in the Marvel Machine over the past few years. So dust off your Merry Marvel Marching Society badge or old FOOM issues and start screaming, MAKE MINE MARVEL!!