Another Wednesday has come and gone and in it’s wake a boatload of brand new digital comics await your reading pleasure. This week saw everything from new digital firsts, to fantastic $0.99 sales and so much more. You can pick up all of this week’s new releases on comiXology.com and but if your looking for a few good comics to kick things off check out the list be low for just a hand full of the awesome titles out this week. Don’t forget to look us up on on Twitter, Facebook or even Google Plus while your at it!
Spera Vol. 2 #2: Part 2. Exiled princesses Pira and Lono travel to the bustling city of Kotequog to avoid the clutches of Pira’s mother, the Evil Queen. Obtaining jobs as adventurers, the two best friends set out on a series of quests that land them in perhaps more excitement than they’d bargained for. Told in four chapters and a series of stand-alone shorts, each drawn by a different rising talent in comics, Spera: Volume 2 brings the same gorgeous artistry as its debut installment.
Sullivan’s Sluggers #6: Harvey Award-winning graphic novel author Mark Andrew Smith joins forces with Eisner Award-nominated illustrator Jame Stokoe for a powerful collaboration. When Sullivan’s bedraggled, minor league sluggers accept an invitation to play an out-of-town game, they have no idea their small-town destination is cursed. When the sun goes down after the 7th inning stretch, the dysfunctional teammates find themselves fighting for their lives against a town crawling with flesh eating monsters. See what happens when America’s favorite pastime becomes one team’s nightmare.
Same Day as Print
Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #1: Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rocketeer with an all-new full-length series! Dave Stevens created the Rocketeer in 1982 and it has proven to be a uniquely enduring Character. Now Cliff Secord and the Rocketeer take to the skies once again as Mark Waid and Chris Samnee spin a yarn in the best tradition of Dave Stevens, bringing us a tale of great adventure, suspense and humor! A ship docks in Los Angeles harbor from a far-off and exotic locale-with a big, mysterious… and living… cargo! Danger and mayhem abound as our hero leaps into the fray! Plus, we introduce a lovely new character who will be vying against Betty for Cliff’s affections!
Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan #1: For Dr. Manhattan, past, present, and future are one and the same. But as he observes the events of his life, do they remain the same? Or are they changed? The very fact of his existence may have altered the nature of what will or will not be…
Invincible #94: The new Invincible faces defeat at the hands of the Flaxan Army! The Guardians of the Globe have fallen! What is Monster Girl and Robot’s part in all this? How are they responsible? More of their past in the Flaxan dimension is revealed. And where is Mark Grayson during all this?
Captain America and Namor #635.1: Captain America and Namor battle the Thule Society during WWII! The Thule unleash the Kraken — a weapon of Atlantean origin and ungodly power. And Namor encounters a clandestine society. But are they friend or foe?
Collections & Graphic Novels
Whatever Happened To The World of Tomorrow: 209 pages! Spanning the period from the 1939 New York World’s Fair to the last Apollo space mission in 1975, it is told through the eyes of a boy as he grows up in an era that was optimistic and ambitious, fueled by industry, engines, electricity, rockets, and the atom bomb. An insightful look at relationships and the promise of the future, award-winning author Brian Fies presents his story in a way that only comics and graphic novels can. Interspersed with the comic book adventures of Commander Cap Crater (created by Fies to mirror the styles of the comics and the time periods he is depicting), and mixing art and historical photographs, this groundbreaking graphic novel is a lively trip through a half century of technological evolution.
Prophet Vol. 1: Remission: On distant future Earth, changed by time and alien influence, John Prophet awakes from cryosleep. His mission: to climb the the towers of Thauili Van and restart the Earth empire. News of the Empire’s return brings old foes and allies out of the recesses of the vast cosmos.
New & Noteworthy
The Invisibles Vol. 2 #8 – 10: In part 1 of the 3-part “Sensitive Criminals,” King Mob uses psychic methods to go back in time, revealing one of the great mysteries from the start of the series, as we learn how and why he was alive in 1924. As time and space become even more distorted, other complexities unravel.
Rasl #14: Rasl finds himself on the run from government assassin Salvador Crow. With only one way to escape, he’s forced to take the unsuspecting Uma into his confidence
Ms. Marvel: Storyteller Special: It’s Marvel Pirate Mania as the Storyteller returns! Gavin is a young man with the ability to reshape the world in his image, but when he crosses paths with Ms. Marvel once more, dark secrets are revealed, and Gavin’s life takes a dark turn.
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