September slides on and we’ve got some seriously slick digital comics coming your way today! Sure, you know comiXology is the place for all the latest action and adventure from the spandex and capes crowd, but did you know we’ve got an ever expanding library of totally killer graphic novels and comics for just about every style of fan out there? This week is no exception take a look at what’s hot below then tell us what your pick of the week is over on Twitter, Facebook or even Google Plus
Double Barrel #4: 81 pages! Man the harpoons! A new Double Barrel has surfaced! First, Zander’s Heck enters the city of Dis, the underworld’s inner zone where the really bad folks dwell. In fact, some would say he belongs there… Meanwhile in Kevin’s Crater XV, Soviet Captain Sztab reveals his mad plan to take over the World!! …sort of. But how can he be stopped if our hero Shanks is sunk in a depressive stupor? PLUS: more “Penny from the Front,” more adventures of Jin (age 4), and tips from Kevin on “sketch tourism”! All that AND the winners of our first contest? Better download Double Barrel #4 today!
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Love & Rockets: New Stories #5: 102 pages! The 30th Anniversary issue! Jaime deftly moves sideways from his acclaimed work in the previous two issues, switching focus to the rambunctious “Frogmouth” in “Crime Raiders International Mobsters and Executioners.” Half-sister Tonta comes to visit for a weekend and sees what kind of highlife the Frog Princess is living and ends up embroiled in some serious danger. Meanwhile, Gilbert celebrates 30 years of L&R with his first return to Palomar in years! Or is it? Something is amiss, even as it brings back a number of the classic Palomar characters for real. A much-anticipated homecoming for longtime fans.
Team 7 #0: Threads of the entire DC Universe collide in this new series set in the early days of The New 52 from writer Justin Jordan (The Strange Talents of Luther Strode). • As Superman emerges, so too does the world’s counter measures against him and his kind! • Dinah Lance, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, John Lynch, Alex Fairchild, Cole Cash, Slade Wilson are Team 7 – and their story will change everything you know about The New 52!
Jennifer Blood: First Blood #1: Jessie Blute’s uncles murdered her father and drove her mother to suicide, which forced Jessie to fake her own death. With a new identity, she distanced herself from her past, found love, raised a family… And then, many years later, she sought out her uncles and delivered brutal and blood-drenched vengeance. But what was the trigger that turned this sweet, loving mother-of-two into a cold-hearted killing machine? This is the story of Jessica Blute’s lost years… And how she came to draw first blood.
Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #2: The 30th anniversary of the Rocketeer continues! Cliff finds himself the target of a scheme to ‘liberate’ the jetpack from him as a pair villains plot to stop him from interfering with their nefarious plans. Meanwhile, Cliff’s secret identity, rather precarious at the best of times, is discovered by someone outside of his immediate circle.
Collections & Graphic Novels
Dr. Strange Season One: 125 pages! A window-crashing, high-flying, globe-traveling, ghost-battling adventure from the earliest days of Doctor Strange’s training in the mystic arts! Part Indiana Jones, part Lord of the Rings, thrill to this new tale of how a selfish, arrogant surgeon collided with a hot-headed martial artist to become the greatest team the mystic arts have ever seen!
Tiny Titans/Little Archie Vol. 1: The Complete Collection: Collects all 3 super issues, plus extras! Did you know that Sidekick City and Riverdale share the same downtown area? Did you know they also share the same school buses, playgrounds and dry cleaners? Well, the Tiny Titans and Little Archie’s gang didn’t know, either! What would happen if suddenly their two worlds collided? Would Archie and his pals start wearing costumes? Would the Titans start wearing sweater sets? Talk about your crossover crisis! Join us for this historical event, as two of the most awesome 2-D teams ever meet for the first time! Aw yeah, Archie Titans!
New & Noteworthy
Simpsons Comics #120: It begins with the pursuit of a home run ball and ends with the downfall of America’s greatest pastime. One man will rock the very institution of baseball down to its foundation in pursuit of the American dream… and lots and lots of money.
Ninjak (1994) #00 – 4: The year is 1959 and secret agent Jonathan King needs a a child to deliver to British genetics project “Hope and Glory.” Serving Queen and country will take him to Japan and give him a son, but will it also take his life? The secret past of Colin King and the origin of Ninjak revealed at last!
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