Looks like we have a new record! Over 70 new same day as print releases hit comiXology this week – The highest the number of new releases to date – in addition to a ton of notable back issues and collections from all your favorite publishers. Needless to say we’ve got a lot of comics to keep you busy this week and if you’re looking for a place to start, we’ve got that covered as well. This week’s digital comics report is all-new with the hottest titles on the app today! Take a look and tell what you’re picking up:
Same Day as Print
The Shadow #1: 1938: The Shadow returns in a tale of blazing action and deadly intrigue, as a night of carnage on the New York waterfront plunges the mysterious vigilante into a conspiracy involving the fate of the world itself. As storm clouds gather across the globe, American Military Intelligence meets with a certain Lamont Cranston, determined to beat a host of spies and assassins to the greatest prize of all… but what that might be, only the Shadow knows.
The Sixth Gun #21: Using the power of the Sixth Gun, Becky Montcrief invades the sanctum of the Knights of Solomon in order to rescue Drake Sinclair! Becky’s enemies have often seen her as the helpless damsel in distress – but no more! Once she’s finished with them, the Knights will know without a doubt that she is the deserving wielder of the deadliest weapon ever created!
Batman (2011-) #8: Broken and beaten, Bruce Wayne has retreated from Gotham City–the city of Owls–to Wayne Manor. But no place is safe, because the Court is about to strike at the heart of city, and nothing will ever be the same. Plus: a backup tale exploring the origins of the mysterious Court of Owls!
Collections & Graphic Novels
Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland: 129 pages! A lifelong Cleveland resident, Harvey Pekar (1939-2010) pioneered autobiographical comics, mining the mundane for magic since 1976 in his ongoing American Splendor series. Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland is sadly one of his last, but happily one of his most definitive graphic novels. It combines classic American Splendor-ous autobiographical anecdotes with key moments and characters in the city’s history as relayed to us by Our Man and meticulously researched and rendered by artist Joseph Remnant. With an introduction by Alan Moore to boot!
King City: Collects KING CITY #1-12! AT LAST! The long-awaited collection of the complete KING CITY series is here, full of full on comic book games, puzzles and wordplay! Joe is a catmaster, trained to use his cat as any tool or weapon. His best friend Pete falls in love with an alien he’s forced to sell into green slavery, while his ex Anna watches her Xombie War veteran boyfriend turn into the drug he’s addicted to. King City, an underbelly of a town run by spy gangs and dark dark magic with mystery down every alleyway.
New & Noteworthy
Seven Soldiers of Victory: Fresh from their hit miniseries, seven unique and unlikely soldiers must join forces to save humanity from its own future! The only catch? They can never meet! Klarion, Zatanna, The Manhattan Guardian, Bulleteer, Mister Miracle, Frankenstein and The Shining Knight return as the apocalyptic threat of the Sheeda intensifies to a terrifying, unexpected climax. A devastating global threat is on its way–one never imagined nor prepared for. It consumes entire civilizations and leaves behind only ruins. Its hunger is unstoppable; its origins, unspeakable. Now this devouring empire of cruelty has set its sights on the treasures of the 21st century.
Daredevil Vol. 3: Having turned his world upside over the past several years, Matt Murdock realizes that justice may not be blind to his past and villains may not be the only ones looking for answers. If Matt Murdock could see what he was up against he’d be terrified.
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