HAPPY NEW YEARS COMIC ENTHUSIASTS!! It’s new comic book day Towelites! Some great new books hitting comic shops today so get down there and pick up your favorite funny book! Here are my pulls and highlights!
Book of the Week
BATMAN #86 (DC) (W) James Tynion IV (A) Danny Miki (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel
It’s a new day in Gotham City, but not the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to start picking up the pieces and stepping up his game. Batman has a new plan for Gotham City, but he’s not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well, under a mysterious new contract that could change everything. Beginning a whole new chapter in the life of the Dark Knight, the epic art team of Tony S. Daniel and Danny Miki are joined by new series writer James Tynion IV!
STRANGER THINGS INTO THE FIRE #1 (OF 4) (Dark Horse) (W) Jody Houser, Ryan Kelly (A) Le Beau L. Underwood (CA) Viktor Kalvachev
Years after escaping Hawkins Lab, two of Dr. Brenner’s former subjects seek to live normal lives. When news reaches them that the lab was shut down, they go on a harrowing search for Nine, a powerful pyrokinetic whose shattered psyche threatens to burn them all to ashes if they can’t find her and free her from her own malevolent imagination.
* A pyrokinetic Hawkins Lab subject!
* See the true effects of Dr. Brenner’s meddling experiments.
HARLEY QUINN & POISON IVY #5 (OF 6) (DC) (W) Jody Houser (A) Adriana Melo, Mark Morales (CA) Mikel Janin
Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy have had it up to here with the Floronic Man’s attacks, and now they’re ready to bring the fight to him. The only problem is…they don’t know where to find him! So they seek out the help of Batwoman-who’s hesitant to believe in the good intentions of former villains. Will Harley and Ivy convince Batwoman that they can be trusted in time to save their own skins from the Floronic Man?
HAWKMAN #20 (DC) (W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Pat Olliffe, Tom Palmer
The Batman Who Laughs has infected Hawkman, and now Carter is drawing on the worst versions of himself from his past incarnations. This evil Hawkman is seeking to access the ancient tomb whence all his powers flow. Meanwhile, the Atom and Hawkwoman are in pursuit, hoping to stop their friend from doing something terrible he can’t undo and potentially bring Carter Hall back to his senses.
SUPERGIRL #38 (DC) (W) Jody Houser (A) Rachael Stott (CA) Derrick Chew
After Batman and Superman couldn’t stop the Infected Supergirl from trying to thee entire world, they knew they had to call in the only person they trust can bring Kara back…Wonder Woman! Will Diana’s compassion be enough to cure Kara of the infection that’s taken over? If not, what’s a fight between an uninhibited Kryptonian power house against a god like? You’ll find out here!
CONAN SERPENT WAR #3 (OF 4) (Marvel) (W) Jim Zub (A) Luca Pizzari, Vanesa R. Del Rey (CA) Carlos Pacheco
THE LAST STAND OF CONAN, DARK AGNES, SOLOMON KANE & MOON KNIGHT!
• CONAN and DARK AGNES face off against the servants of SET in STYGIA!
• SOLOMON KANE and MOON KNIGHT encounter a bizarre relic – but will it aid their quest, or doom their compatriots?
• And what deadly secret lurks in the mind of JAMES ALLISON?
MARVELS X #1 (OF 6) (Marvel) (W) Alex Ross, Jim Krueger (A) Well-Bee (CA) Alex Ross
David has a problem. He lives in a world of monsters that would love to devour him. He’s the last boy on Earth. The last human being on Earth. And these creatures that see him only as prey, they’re his former neighbors. He has one hope: to get to New York. To get to where Captain America and the rest of the heroes are. Alex Ross and Jim Krueger combine their abilities with artist Well-Bee to tell a very uncanny prequel to the legendary EARTH X trilogy.
STAR WARS RISE KYLO REN #2 (OF 4) (Marvel) (W) Charles Soule (A) Will Sliney (CA) Clayton Crain
SNOKE SINKS HIS CLAWS IN! YOUNG BEN SOLO FACES THE KNIGHTS OF REN!
• With the new jedi school in ruins and fellow students hot on his trail for the murder of their master, Ben Solo flees to the only friend he has left in the galaxy…a man named Snoke. But Snoke has plans for Ben…and ideas about the Force that are as dangerous as they are intriguing for the troubled young jedi.
• If Ben wishes to be truly free…the answers might lie with the dark side. And with the Knights of Ren!
• But it won’t be the first time he’s tangled with the Knights. In the past, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker journeys to the Unknown Regions and brings young Ben along for the mission. Can even Luke Skywalker stand against the fabled Knights of Ren?!
PSI-LORDS #8 (Valiant) (W) Fred Van Lente (A) Renato Guedes (CA) Kano
Our cosmic heroes face a terrible choice… as one of the Quartet pays the ultimate price!
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