Another new Wednesday has brought another new batch of great digital comics to comiXology. As if releasing comics 3.1 with CMX-HD upgraded comics, hosting three killer comic sales and rocking the weekend at WonderCon wasn’t enough we’ve got the hot list of new releases right here. Now Let’s Get Digital for the week of March 21, 2012:
Same Day as Print
Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child #1 - Someone or something has murdered the Voodoo Queen and most of her court. The number one suspect is Dominique Laveau, a grad student at Tulane who is about to discover that her entire life has been a lie. Now Dominique must forge alliances with those out to kill her while seeking to uncover the truth behind the royal murders.
Smoke and Mirrors #1 - From the company that brought you Locke & Key and Memorial! Mike Costa (COBRA, Blackhawks) teams with sleight-of-hand artist Jon Armstrong (also a consulting Imagineer for Disney) and acclaimed artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts)! A stage magician is thrust into a world where magic– not technology– rules, and forced to use trickery and illusions to survive!
John Carter: Gods of Mars #1 (of 5) - The classic Edgar Rice Burroughs tale comes to graphic life! After ten long years, our hero, John Carter, finally returns to Barsoom. Teleported to The Land Of The Dead, Carter must now face Mars’ Gods themselves!
The Rocketeer Adventures Vol. 2 #1 – The second volume of Dave Stevens’ Rocketeer blasts off with an all-new selection of great stories by some of the best in the biz! This issue starts off with a bang as Cliff finds himself in a dogfight, followed by a screening of everyone’s favorite cartoon character, and ending on a high-note with a lovely and somewhat familiar story-plus a gorgeous pin-up by Arthur Adams!
Graphic Novels and Collections
The Truman Virus – In 2012, cancer is on the rise, and when world-renowned scientist Lance Truman’s cure backfires, an escaped test subject, along with two lost and confused orphans travel the country to undo the damage Truman’s cure has created!
Angel: Old Friends - Joss Whedon’s classic character returns for his next all-new adventure! When a strangely familiar, seemingly vampiric figure is spotted killing victims in Los Angeles, Angel, alone in semi-retired retreat while he figures out what’s next for him, is lured back to the city to put a stop to the string of slayings. The case will reunite the vampire that has a soul with old friends and old enemies – but it’s impossible to tell which is which!
Ragmop – Rob Walton’s RAGMOP is a completely loony romp through time and space, woven cunningly around a single conspiracy caper. Hyper-leftist super-criminal Alice Hawkings must battle against all odds (and against all logic) to obtain the O-Ring, an omnipotent techno-macguffin which may be Earth’s only defense from asteroid-induced annihilation. But of course, it’s not that simple! Along the way she’ll tangle with talking dinosaurs, evil popes, fallen angels, balsa wood spaceships, interstellar coffee corporations, rival assassins from competing global conspiracies, countless sight gags and pop-culture parodies, and debates over everything from politico-economic theory to quantum physics to the merits of mid-century animators. Save the universe and attain cosmic enlightenment: read RAGMOP today!
New & Noteworthy Back Issues
The Killer: Modus Vivendi #4 (of 6) - The Killer’s involvement with the Cuban agent Katia deepens, and he is once again drawn to wondering about his place in the world. Download the latest digital chapter of this exciting series from Archaia entertainment on comiXology today!
The Intrepid Escapegoat: Curse of the Buddha’s Tooth #1 – 3 – It is the dawn of the 20th Century, and mankind is caught between a golden age of scientific discovery and a dark era of arcane magics. One brave soul dares to walk the line between these two worlds; he is Thomas Fleet, known far and wide as The Intrepid EscapeGoat, star of the stage and screen. When EscapeGoat and his assistant Isis (a 2000 year-old mummy girl) arrive in foggy London for a performance, they are challenged to debunk an exiled Princess’s claims of supernatural powers. Can they unravel the mystery surrounding The Curse of the Buddha’s Tooth? The all-ages action and adventure from the Free Comic Book Day hit continues here!
Black Knight: Exodus #1 - Attempting to return to the Marvel Universe, the Black Knight Dane Whitman and Sersi are mistakenly transported to the 12th century where the Black Knight Eobar Garrington and his friend Bennet du Paris are crusaders!
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