This week we’ve got some great comics coming your way digitally from comiXology. Whether you’re a new reader a long time fan, or just looking to pick up some quality sequential art for a friend we’ve got you covered. Check out the list people and let us know what you picked up over on on Twitter, Facebook or even Google Plus.
Double Barrel #1: It all begins in this 122-page double-stuffed first issue. Zander Cannon launches Heck (the story of a washed-up high school football hero who discovers a portal to the underworld), while Kevin Cannon presents Crater XV (following the smash success of his first graphic novel Far Arden with an all-new saga of that crusty Arctic sea-dog Army Shanks). In a world of thin plotting, price-gouging, and trade-waiting, two cartoonists are here to fly the flag for two-fisted action and page-turning thrills! Grab Double Barrel today and load up on adventure!
Transformers: Autocracy #11: With Cybertron in the hands of the Decepticons, it’s up to Optimus Prime and his small band of heroes to take control. But if he wants to free a world– Prime will need someone to rally the people!
Same Day as Print
Extermination #1: We Lost. They Won. In the wake of an apocalyptic alien invasion, the world’s greatest super-heroes and deadliest super-villains must form an alliance to prevent their own extermination. Two arch-enemies, Nox, a driven hero, and Red Reaper, a ruthless villain, form a volatile partnership for the greater good. The enemy of your enemy is your friend – but will they be able to ultimately put aside their bitter past to prevent global genocide? What happens when all the battle lines are redrawn and foes become unlikely allies in a desperate war for the fate of the very planet – and the outcome of a species? Written by Simon Spurrier (X-Club, Fear Itself: The Home Front, Wolverine: Dangerous Games), Extermination is a superhero survival story by an author that boldly explores the dark crevices of an entire genre.
Dial H #2: As our hero learns to use the H Dial, he begins to suspect there is something sinister at work. The series by award-winning author China Mieville continues.
Amazing Spider-Man Movie #1: As Peter Parker swings into action as Spider-Man, he’s about to face his first challenge as a super hero! But how did he get there? Go “between the scenes” with this story-inspired and based upon the new The Amazing Spider-Man movie!
Harbinger #1: With EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT including original sketches! Read minds. Bend steel. Break all the rules. Teenager Pete Stanchek is out of work, on the skids, and– unbeknownst to him– a psionic-powered “harbinger” with the potential to reshape the course of human history. Toyo Harada is a wealthy business magnate, a respected philanthropist and the most powerful harbinger of all– or so he thought. As they forge an uneasy alliance, will Harada offer Pete a chance for redemption — or attempt to induct him into a secret network of conspiracy, subversion and control? Pete is about to discover that he’s not alone in the world and, soon, the generation who has nothing will take on the man who has everything.
Collections & Graphic Novels
Liberty Meadows Sunday Vol. 1: 162 pages! Finally, after all this time, Frank Cho gets off his lazy butt and collects his multi-award winning Liberty Meadows Sunday strips in one place. This book showcases the first three years of Liberty Meadows Sunday strips, fully re-mastered and digitally recolored. It also showcases never before seen comic strips and art since their initial newspaper publication. This is book 1 of 2. The second Liberty Meadows Sunday Collection, collecting years 4-5 of Liberty Meadows Sunday strips, will be published in November. Collects the first three years of Liberty Meadows Sunday strips.
The Walking Dead Vol. 16: A Larger World: Collects The Walking Dead #91-96. Rick discovers that there are communities of survivors nearby, and begins to explore a larger world.
New & Noteworthy
American Flagg #1 – 12: The year is 2032. The United States has fallen to pieces after a series of social and economic disasters known as the year of the domino. The American government and the heads of most of the big corporations have relocated to Hammarskjold Center on Mars (temporarily of course). The Megacorporation known as The Plex now owns everything, and the humans in the major population centers now live in massive arcologies known as Plexmalls. Into this mess walks Reuben Flagg, newly drafted into the Plex’s peacekeeping force, The Plexus Rangers. Reuben quickly figures out that the gangs are being hypnotized into attacking by subliminals planted in their favorite television program Bob Violence. With a little help from his new friends he preempts Bob Violence, and for the first time in five years the status quo is changed.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics Vols. 1 – 4: Master Splinter tells the turtles of his life with Hamato Yoshi, a master of the art of Ninjitsu. He shares the story of his master’s murder and asks them to avenge this death and kill the one responsible, the man known as…Shredder!
Cursed Pirate Girl #2: Part two! Adventures on and under the high seas lead a cursed pirate girl to encounter mythic creatures, gnarled and crusty pirates, and ghostly apparitions as she tries to find her lost father, one of the dreaded Pirate Captains of the mythical Omerta Seas. A whimsical swashbuckling tale of wonderland journeys and unimaginable dangers, starting in Port Elisabeth, Jamaica in the year 1728, and quickly heading across-and beneath-the waves.
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