Halloween is here and a spooky storm named Sandy has the power at comiXology HQ down for the count! Neverless our top notch team of comiXologists have pulled out all the stops to deliver another great week of digital comic releases! We’ve got a ton on new comics out today, check out the list below for a few suggestions then head over to Twitter, Facebook and even Google Plus to tell us what you picked up!
Batman: Li’l Gotham #1: It’s October 31st, but Robin needs Batman’s help to learn the true meaning of Halloween…CANDY! And will Robin be able to tell the difference between the real evildoers and costumed children, or will the kids get clobbered while the villains escape?!
Spirit of the Law #1: It’s the Great Depression, and Sammy Workman is lucky to have a job ? even as a mob hitman! But when a hit goes wrong, Workman and his men find themselves stalked? by the paranormal vigilante they’ve accidentally created! You’ve seen plenty of superhero origins ? now, see one from the villains’ point of view! Part one of a new two-part noir/pulp mashup from Brandon Seifert, creator of Witch Doctor and writer of Doctor Who, and Michael Montenat, artist of Hellraiser and Pilot Season: Anonymous.
Same Day as Print
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Annual 2012: 64 pages. Raphael and Casey find themselves in the middle of a criminal caper gone awry that touches the lives of many of their friends… and enemies! Double-cross upon double-cross leads the Turtles to the heart of the NYC criminal underworld. Various factions jockey for power, but at the end of the day only one can end up on top. Will it be the Foot Clan? Expect the unexpected in this exciting, all-new Kevin Eastman-written/drawn tale!
Swamp Thing (2011-): Annual #1: Years ago, Alec Holland met Anton Arcane–and the seeds of that encounter created the nightmare that is Rotworld. Explore one of the greatest rivalries in the DCU!
Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #3: The mysterious cargo is finally revealed and Cliff will discover what demons will be decending on the City of Angels! It’s all action as the Rocketeer must rise to challenges the likes of which he has never before faced. Meanwhile, what exactly is Peevy’s niece up to, and are her intentions as innocent as they seem?
Happy #2: Trapped in a mob hospital at the mercy of the cold-eyed torture expert Smoothie and his team of dedicated sadists, the only hope for Nick Sax is Happy the Horse! With three days to Black Christmas, can our unlikely duo stay together long enough to stop Pedo-Santa’s rampage?
Collections & Graphic Novels
Joe Kubert Presents #1: Don’t miss the start of this far-ranging collection of stories from comics legend Joe Kubert and other great talents! This debut issue includes: Joe Kubert writes and illustrates two stories: A new Hawkman epic, and a tale of hard times called “Spit.” A tale of Angel and The Ape from writer/artist Brian Buniak. Plus: Writer/artist Sam Glanzman returns to comics with a new tale of the U.S.S. Stevens!
The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror #18: A host of hellacious horror stories await you in a witch’s baleful batch of Bongo brew-haha. Jim Valentino (Shadowhawk) makes a terrifying toast to the Frankenstein monster’s bride: Gerry Duggan (“Attack of the Show!”) and Phil Noto (Danger Girl) whet your appetite with the tale of an innocent woman forced into spawning the son of Satan; Chris and Shane Houghton (Reed Gunther) fill you with dread as they lead the Simpson family to a cabin in the woods; and Chris Yambar (“Mr. Beat”) and Tone Rodriguez (“Radioactive Man”) offer up a Bartman tale fit for a Dark (Halloween) Knight!
New & Noteworthy Back Issues
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse #1 (of 9): Revelation: Raised by the Order of Solomon, Adam Cahill is one of a rare handful of highly trained warriors bound by bloodline to guard the Seven Holy Seals that contain the End of Days. But ageless forces have conspired towards a prophetic event foretold by numerous cultures and multiple religions, and when that cryptic date arrives, they strike against the order without mercy! “Bisley gives readers intense, unforgiving visuals and storytelling that’s reminiscent of early Richard Corben.” Says, Will Scott, sequentialhighway.com/. Illustrated by Eisner award winner – Simon Bisley.
Geronimo Stilton Vol. 3: The Coliseum Con: The Pirate Cats are up to no good again! This time, Bonzo and company travel to Rome in the year 80 CE to the opening of the Coliseum, Rome’s largest amphitheater. The evil felines want to world to think that they designed the Coliseum, and they infiltrate the Roman Senate posing as nobility. Geronimo and his friends must expose the cats’ plot, all the while taking in historical landmarks and breathtaking moments of history.
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