We’re coming to you live from the floor of New York Comic Con this week with a Wednesday that is just out of this world! New Digital Firsts! New Same-Day-as-Print releases! New out-of-print comics making the digital plunge for the very first time! Check out the list of this week’s new releases then tell us what you picked up over on Twitter, Facebook or even Google Plus!
Pantalones TX: Don’t Chicken Out #1: 41 pages! Animator Yehudi Mercado brings the zaniness of Saturday-morning cartoons to this wacky graphic novel! Appealing to fans of Adventure Time, The Simpsons, and Captain Underpants, Pantalones, TX follows the adventures of a band of misfit kids in a rural Texas town as they try to outwit, outrun, and outprank the ever-vigilant, taco-truck-riding sheriff and his giant chicken.
Same Day as Print
The Walking Dead Michonne Special: This special issue of THE WALKING DEAD represents THE WALKING DEAD #19, featuring the first appearance of Michonne as well as the Michonne origin story that first appeared in Playboy Magazine. Just in time for Michonne’s appearance in THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 3!
Uncanny Avengers #1: From the ashes of AvX an all-new, all-different Avengers assemble! Captain America begins his quest to create a sanctioned Avengers unit comprised of Avengers and X-Men, humans and mutants working together– so why is Professor Xavier’s dream more at risk than ever?
Archer & Armstrong (2012- ) #3: With EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT including original art! Fnord! Those email forwards Grandma sends you? Every lurid cover of every supermarket tabloid? That website rambling on about truthers, birthers and black ops alien greys working for the U.N.? ALL TRUE. The Sect has dragged a curtain of confusion across the inner workings of the world, but fear not, the conspiracy-busters Archer & Armstrong are here to deliver Truth in the form of ass-kicking! But our heroes’ newfound friendship will face its greatest test as they battle The Sisters of Perpetual Darkness. Obadiah Archer thought he had been betrayed by his family before, but nothing can prepare him for this!
Graphic Novels and Collected Editions
Saga Vol.1: Collects SAGA #1-6 From New York Times bestselling writer BRIAN K.VAUGHAN (Y: THE LAST MAN, EX MACHINA) and critically acclaimed artist FIONA STAPLES (MYSTERY SOCIETY, NORTH 40), SAGA is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in a sexy, subversive drama for adults. This specially priced volume collects the first arc of the smash hit series The Onion A.V. Club calls “the emotional epic Hollywood wishes it could make.”
Madman: Atomica! Part 1: Collects THE ATOMICS #1-11. MADMAN ATOMICA! This is the big one! Hugemongous! The perfect companion to the now classic MADMAN GARGANTUA collection, this over-sized hard cover collection contains the complete MADMAN ATOMIC COMICS series, THE ATOMICS series, and the many now out-of-print one-shots, plus a huge pile of extras, pin-ups, and rarities! This classy tome will energize bookshelves and coffee tables the world over!
New & Noteworthy
Cerebus Vol. 2 #1: High Society: Cerebus, the world’s baddest Barbarian Aardvark decides to check into the most expensive hotel in the most expensive city in Estarcion?THAT’s strange enough — but why do rich businessmen suddenly start giving him huge sums of money and sucking up to him?” People everywhere agree that HIGH SOCIETY is Award-Winning (Eisner; Harvey; Shuster, Ignatz, Wizard) graphic novelist Dave Sim’s greatest and most hilarious work. It regularly gets a 5-star rating on lists of the Greatest Graphic Novels of All Time. In addition to the 20 pages of art and story, you also get everything that was in the original comic book — Deni’s Note from the Publisher, the original ads, the original letters pages, the original back cover and inside back cover. BONUS! Each issue features original documents from the time period from Dave Sim’s Cerebus Archive as well as pages from Dave Sim’s original Notebooks (where he plotted and designed each issue) accompanied by Sim’s own annotations.
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