Batten down the hatches and prepare to be boarded by this week’s hot new releases! Sorry…The Buried Treasure Sale still has us itching to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day! This week comiXology’s got all the cool comics you’ve been waiting for with literally something for everyone available at the tap of a finger…matey! Check out the list below for just a few of the stand-outs among this week’s releases.
Bandette #2: Foiling a bank robbery. Making a boy blush. Stealing the occasional masterpiece. These are all in an day’s work for the teen adventuress known as Bandette! But when a rival thief uncovers a criminal organization’s plot on Bandette’s life, it will become a very different day indeed!
Same Day as Print
Sword of Sorcery (2012-) #0 : Amy Winston leads a strange life on the road with her mother. She’s about to learn why it’s all been necessary when she discovers she’s the lost princess of Gemworld–and has powerful enemies hunting her! Her adventures are brought to you by Christy Marx, best known for her work on animated TV series including Jem and the Holograms, G.I. Joe, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more!
The Walking Dead #102: “SOMETHING TO FEAR” concludes! The survivors attempt to pick up the pieces after what they’ve just lived through.
Womanthology Space #1: Womanthology: Space, the follow up to the hit Kickstarter project, Womanthology: Heroic, starts off with the first of five out-of-this-world issues: Moon. Each issue contains three 6-page stories, plus pinups, how-tos, and more, by women of all ages and experience. Check out a haunted space station, a snarky robot, and so much more in this debut issue.
Thanos: The Final Threat #1: The mad Titan Thanos gathers the six Infinity Gems in a ruthless bid for interplanetary power! It’s up to the Avengers to stop him! How far will the heroes go to beat a villain whose only goal is to win the favor of Death herself? Contains Avengers Annual #7 and Marvel Two-In-One Annual #2.
Collections & Graphic Novels
Iron: Or, the War After: It is the aftermath of a long war, in a world of constant winter. An intelligence spy from the Resistance – the rabbit, Hardin – steals secret information from a military base of the Regime. His actions set off a chain of events that reverberates through the ranks of both sides, touching everyone from Pavel the crow to Giles the goat, from the highest-ranking officials to the smallest orphaned child. When the snow finally settles, who will be the true patriot and who the true traitor? A spellbinding, beautifully illustrated anthropomorphic tale.
No Straight Lines: GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: The LGBTQ comics collected here address every conceivable issue in an amazing array of genres and styles. Regardless of personal identity, readers may find themselves shocked and challenged by the extraordinary sexual and political frankness found in No Straight Lines. Discretion is strongly advised. (Only available on the Web)
New & Noteworthy
The End is Totally Nigh #1: Action and creepy Supernatural-esque gore collide in this indie series from creator K. Barrett and artist Vinnie Rico. The End Is Totally Nigh thrills with epic battles, demon baddies and apocalyptic drama as Jane, a mysterious exorcism expert, collides with a demonic plan for the end of the world. Together with a rag tag team of hunters, can they find a way to stop Lucifer from unleashing hell on Earth?
Batman: 80-Page Giant (2010) #1: Featuring a septuplet of scary tales featuring the various villains of Gotham City! Delight in individual stories by different writers and artists focusing on The Joker, Riddler, Calendar Man, Killer Croc, Scarecrow, Humpty Dumpty, and Two-Face!
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