The dates have aligned for what will be the last time this century and as luck would have it, it’s Wednesday! There are a lot of new comics out this week on comiXology and to help get you started we’re throwing the spotlight on a few choice reads. Check ‘em out below then head over to Twitter, Facebook and even Google Plus for even more updates as they come in!
Bandette #3: While a sinister crime organization known as FINIS plots against Bandette, the plucky young prowler receives a cryptic invitation to a midnight meeting with her greatest rival, the master thief Monsieur! Will Monsieur prove to be Bandette’s invaluable ally, or her backstabbing foe? And what will happen when a mysterious figure makes a surprise appearance at their rendezvous? Adventure! Machination! Presto!
Same Day as Print
Avengers Arena #1: Marvel NOW! Trapped on an isolated island, 16 super human young adults (including cult faves like members of the Runaways, The Avengers Academy and Darkhawk) are given a chilling ultimatum by their demented captor: Fight or die–only one will walk out alive!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #17: He is a warlord, a genius, and a squishy pink brain. He is General Krang. One of the most signature villains in TMNT history, Krang has an arsenal and wit unlike any other villain. This issue starts a story arc that reveals Krang’s master plan and sees the TMNT come into direct confrontation with one of their mightiest enemies!
Walking Dead #105: “Sing me a song.”
Change #1: A foul-mouthed struggling screenwriter who moonlights as a car thief. An obscenely wealthy rapper completely disconnected from the real world. A dying cosmonaut on his way back to Earth. Los Angeles is being toyed with by destructive forces that repeatedly find the city through time and swallow it whole, and those three are the only people able to save it – if they survive the fanatics who live in the hills, National Security Agency agents, and the horrors that lurk in the Pacific Ocean.
Collections & Graphic Novels
Beyond Palomar: The Love and Rockets Library – Palomar Book 3: 260 pages! Beyond Palomar collects two of Gilbert’s groundbreaking works about the Central American hamlet of Palomar in one affordable book.”Poison River” is a dizzying period piece often hailed as one of Hernandez’s masterpieces. It traces the pre-Palomar childhood of Luba, her teenage marriage to gangster Peter Rio, the secrets behind her mysterious mother, all the way up to her subsequent escape and arrival in Palomar. “Love and Rockets X,” set in the early 1990s (in the waning years of Bush I’s post-Reagan hangover, with Gulf War I in the background), takes us from plush Beverly Hills to the dangerous east side and introduces us to a dizzyingly diverse cast of characters, including a lowlife rock ‘n’ roll band, a “posse” of black youths, a ditzy Hollywood mom and her spoiled son, a gay activist filmmaker and his rebellious, half-Iraqi daughter, and a group of racist thugs whose violent attack on an older woman sets the plot in motion.
Revival Vol.1: You’re Among Friends: For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect. The sell-out hit series created by NYT Bestselling author TIM SEELEY and Eisner winning artist MIKE NORTON is collected with bonus material! Collects REVIVAL 1-5 and the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY short story
New and Noteworthy
The Adventures of Spawn: ACTION! ADVENTURE! THE END OF THE WORLD! Al Simmons is SPAWN X!!! Teamed with the Redeemer and the robotic Omega Spawn, SPAWN X must fight the villainous forces of Mammon, Overtkill, Cy-Gor and Tiffany in order to stop them from retrieving the infamous 13 Relics of Ruin!
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