It’s time once again for Let’s Get Digital! The official comiXology hot list of staff favorites and buzz worthy new releases out today on your favorite digital comics platform. With new digital firsts, a tone of Same Day as Print releases and a few noteworthy back issues making their digital debut there’s no better place to get the low down on what’s up at comiXology. Take a look at the list below and let us know what your picking up over on Twitter, Facebook or even Google Plus.
Dark Country: 128 pages! At the end of the road… the nightmare truly begins. In 2007, actor/filmmaker Thomas Jane went off to New Mexico to film his noir/suspense film, Dark Country, a twisted, psycho-noir about a couple forced to deal with a dead body en route from Vegas. The result was a mind bending, idiosyncratic, EC Comic-style ride into the noirish landscape of damnation. In an effort to create a new experience, Jane had the artist adapt the original short story by Tab Murphy that inspired the film. Thomas Ott’s adaptation is presented in his signature ‘silent’ format, with Tab Murphy’s original short story immediately following the sequential art. Also included is a 40 page bonus section packed with pre-visualization art, production photography, and marketing art and design.
Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal #1: Part one! First in a three-part prequel series delving into the origins of the world of The Dark Crystal and its unique characters and denizens. Spanning a time period from thousands of years in the past to the start of the original film, this graphic novel epic will tell the definitive origin of The Dark Crystal, told under the supervision of The Jim Henson Company and original conceptual designer, Brian Froud.
Same Day as Print
Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation #1: They said it would never happen! Nearly five decades and 1500 episodes in the making! The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation! When the Federation’s most terrifying enemy strikes an unholy alliance with one of the Doctor’s most hated antagonists, the result is devastation on a cosmic scale! Spanning the ends of space and time itself, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise find themselves joining forces with the Doctor and his companions, with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance!
New Mutants #43: The Asgardians are depowered and the only thing standing between them and certain death are the New Mutants! Will the team find a way to repower the Asgardians or die trying?
Grim Leaper #1 (of 4): A brand new series from the mind of critically acclaimed writer Kurtis J. Wiebe (Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust), Grim Leaper is a gory romantic comedy. Lou Collins is caught in a cyclical curse of violent, gruesome deaths and new beginnings in the bodies of strangers. With no clue why, Lou desperately searches for a way to break the curse and cross over peacefully to the other side. Then equally doomed Ella comes along. It’s a love story to die for
Collections & Graphic Novels
War of The Woods Collected Edition: War Of The Woods is a classic alien invasion story told in anentirely unique way, from the perspective of otters in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Check out the collected edition of this fantastic creator owned series only on comiXology today!
Moving Pictures: 145 pages! During World War II the Nazis pillaged much of Europe’s great art collections. Museum curator Ila Gardner and SS officer Rolf Hauptmann are forced by circumstances to play out an awkward and dangerous relationship in a public power struggle. Moving Pictures unfolds along two timelines which collide with the revelation of a terrible secret, an enigmatic decision that not many would make, and the realization that sometimes the only choice left is the refusal to choose.
New & Noteworthy Back Issues
Watchmen #1 – 12: When a Comedian dies, it sets into motion a series of events that forever changes the world! This groundbreaking maxi-series by legendary creator Alan Moore and acclaimed artist Dave Gibbons redefined the comic book medium.This series contains some material rated T+.
Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #4 (of 6): Leaving the fate of Em in the weasel king of Ilder’s paws, Celanawe trudges into the briar lair of a murderous fox. The Black Axe, a weapon forged by Farrer and now wielded by his youngest heir, is put to the test so that one lone mouse can slay the red-furred villain which has claimed enough ferret lives to have the king of Ildur afraid to send his own kin after it. The uneven brutal battle has an only more brutal end.
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