Hot off the heels of 50 Million downloads, comiXology is brining you even more digital goodness by way of the awesome comics hitting the Comics by comiXology platform today! Not only are we blasting off to Mars with The Warlord of Mars 3-Day Sale we’re celebrating Vertigo Comics all new line wide Same Day as Print release with the Fairest #1. Here’s a look at what’s hot on comiXology right now:
Same Day as Print
The Fairest #1 - Briar Rose, the enchanting Sleeping Beauty, was stolen away by the goblin army in FABLES #107. FAIREST follows her into adventures and misadventures, and features art by Phil Jimenez and a stunning cover by Adam Hughes!
Rachel Rising #6 - Rachel and Aunt Johnny’s search for the deadly blonde angel leads them to the town’s doctor and the horrifying truth about his shut-in wife. Rachel Rising is a supernatural thriller, written and drawn by award-winning creator, Terry Moore.
The Manhattan Projects #1 - What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? What if the union of a generation’s brightest minds was not a signal for optimism, but foreboding? What if everything went wrong? Welcome to THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS, a brand new, ongoing, monthly comic from the creators of THE RED WING. Brought to you by award-winning writer JONATHAN HICKMAN and possibly the best new talent of the year, NICK PITARRA, THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS is a look at history through a darker, much stranger lens.
Avengers Academy #27 - The Runaways are here! Giant-Man and Victor, Reptil and Chase, Lightspeed and Karolina. What happens when these two super-charged teams collide?
Graphic Novels and Collections:
Test Pattern - In the five critically acclaimed series collected in this volume, Jonathan Hickman explores facets of one of humankind’s oldest inventions — war. TEST PATTERN includes: The Nightly News — Members of a cult based on disastrous errors in news stories are willing to die for their cause as violence consumes the news media. Pax Romana — Time travel enables the Vatican to change history — but at what cost? Red Mass for Mars — A larger-than-life hero in a post-apocalyptic Earth isn’t sure if he’s still human, but he is the only one who can save humanity. The Red Wing — In future warier, the best pilots not only master their skills and aircraft but time travel as well. Transhuman — Genetic engineering creates a new kind of soldier, while propaganda machines create a new way to market war.
New and Noteworthy Back Issues
The Stuff of Legend Vol. 3: #1 – 4 – Continuing the saga of the New York Times-bestselling graphic novel! Following the shocking revelations of The Stuff of Legend Volume 2: The Jungle, Jester embarks on a solo quest that will take him to the farthest corners of the Dark. High seas adventure awaits!
Angel: After The Fall Vol.1 – 4 – In Angel’s final television season, his world ended… but his story didn’t. Now, IDW Publishing is proud to present the story of Angel: After the Fall, as presided over by Angel co-creator Joss Whedon, along with his hand-picked creative team, Brian Lynch and Franco Urru. Picking up where Season Five of the fan-favorite TV show left off, this first volume looks at who lived after that climactic battle, who died, and what happened to all of Los Angeles in its wake. Features an art gallery from acclaimed artists Tony Harris, Andrew Robinson, Franco Urru, and more. A Top “Pick Hit” – ICv2 Guide to Graphic Novels.
Spike: After The Fall #1 – 5 – Poet, vampire, murderer, lover, hero, prisoner, slave– Spike has been called a lot of things. But, by the time this fight is over, he’ll have one more name– Lord! Or “dust”… maybe we’ll just call him dust, considering how it seems things are going in his immediate future. But after enjoying this collection of the four-issue Spike: After the Fall series you’ll be looking at the events of Angel: After the Fall in a whole new light, courtesy of Brian Lynch and Franco Urru!
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