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
WONDER WOMAN #750 (DC) (W) Vita Ayala, Marguerite Bennett, Kami Garcia, Dean Hale, Jeff Loveness, Steve Orlando, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Mariko Tamaki, Various Others (A) Elena Casagrande, Colleen Doran, Jesus Merino, Gabriel Picolo, Others (CA) Jo?lle Jones
Prestige Format! An all-star 96-page celebration of the Amazon Princess by longtime favorites and acclaimed new voices! In the lead story, Wonder Woman’s epic “Year of the Villain” battle comes to a close, leading the way to new challenges ahead. Additionally, this oversized gem tells tales from Diana’s past, present and future by some of the greatest storytellers in the business- including Colleen Doran, Mariko Tamaki, the Teen Titans: Raven team of writer Kami Garcia and artist Gabriel Picolo, and legendary Wonder Woman creators returning to the character, including Gail Simone and Greg Rucka!
Meet Sheriff Mal Reynolds! After brokering a reluctant peace with the Alliance, Mal is awarded the position of Sheriff of a small outer sector. Never one to play by the rules, Mal sees this as an opportunity to play Robin Hood-but when a serial killer shows up on the frontier, Mal realizes he might be in over his head.
The Riddler has been lying low since his humiliating defeat as part of Bane’s army- but as costumed assassins start to make their way into Gotham City, Edward Nygma may have the answers he’s been looking for. Or at least, the answer to why Deathstroke is trying to kill him! Is it possible that Batman’s tussle with Slade Wilson was all just a ruse to get the killer closer to his true target?
Gotham City’s crushing curse is uncovered! Everything Batman thought he knew about the Wayne family secret is turned upside down as Azrael and The Joker usher anarchy into Arkham-and after a final word with Jack, Harley faces an impossible choice!
This issue includes this new story:
“Fight or Flight,” a 16-page Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey story written by Gail Simone with art by Inaki Miranda
When a new hospital collapses into a sinkhole in the middle of Gotham City, Harley Quinn tries to convince Huntress and Black Canary to investigate. But can the Birds of Prey really trust the Clown Princess of Crime? Or do Harley’s true allegiances lie elsewhere?
“Disguises,” an 8-page Harley Quinn story written by Robert Venditti with art by Isaac Goodheart
Harley reluctantly agrees to meet with an old roommate from med school and finds herself considering the paths not taken. Turns out she wasn’t missing much
“The Killing,” an 8-page Huntress story written by John Layman with art by Cully Hamner
Huntress is on the trail of a mobster on the lam, but her mission turns into a race when another bounty hunter joins the fray. And it’s no ordinary gun for hire-it’s none other than Deathstroke!
New cover by Emanuela Lupacchino!
Plus, these reprint tales:
“Gotham City Limits,” from Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #14 (2013)
“Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want,” from Black Canary #9 (2018)
“Good Morning, Gotham,” from New Talent Showcase #1 (2017)
Protecting the City Enduring’s population of 20 billion aliens gets even harder when rookie Green Lantern Jo Mulein is thrust into the middle of a massive protest that’s about to get out of hand. What do the protesters want? The right to feel.
Whoa, what happened to Gold, and why does he look like that? It looks like Nth metal has given Gold true sentience-and it’s threatening to do the same to the rest of the Metal Men against Doc Magnus’s wishes! After all, Magnus already gave them sentience to begin with, right? Meanwhile, Lead and Tin are invited to Robot Con, where they meet their number one fan and other famous robots, including a special appearance by OMAC! Except he’s not here for fun…
The magical superhero adventure continues as the seventh member of the Shazam Family is finally chosen-and it will change Billy Batson and his brothers and sisters forever! But can this new family come together to stop the deadly all-new Monster Society? Plus, Mary’s pet rabbit, Hoppy, makes a startling discovery…
One day later! What happens the day after Superman reveals his secret identity to the world? And what repercussions will his decision have across the entire DC Universe? Plus, Superman: president of Earth?
Apex predator Lex Luthor is on the hunt for the Batman Who Laughs. To catch his prey, he must follow a trail of broken heroes… leading him to Jim Gordon, one of the victims of the Batman Who Laughs’ deadly virus that turned the heroic police commissioner into the worst version of himself. The trail leads Lex to a lonely cell in the Hall of Justice – but it’s not the good guys who come to stop him. It’s more of the Batman Who Laughs’ dangerous operatives! And if they couldn’t resist the influence of the Dark Multiverse, then how can Lex?
In anticipation of the new Ghostbusters feature film coming to theaters Summer 2020, we look back at the Boys in Grey’s first year on the job, showcasing never before seen adventures! After defeating Gozer and becoming heroes in the city, county, and state of New York, a publisher has decided to cash in with a biography of the Boys in Grey and sends a writer to interview them all for background. He starts with WINSTON ZEDDEMORE, the first ‘buster hired into the supernatural start-up. Winston relates the story of his very first bust, so we can finally know what kind of… ahem, stuff he’s seen that’ll will turn you white!
At last – AGNES, KANE, and MOON KNIGHT join CONAN in the Hyborian Age for the final showdown between SET, the WYRM, and…KHONSHU?! JAMES ALLISON brought them together, but will KHONSHU tear them apart? The thrilling conclusion to the ages-spanning saga that will have ramifications on the future of the assembled cast!
“Point of Origin” Part 5! We weren’t kidding. That big secret that we promised last issue, that really happened. This issue is the fallout. Punches will be thrown. Lives will be changed. And Reed Richards is going to drop some scary science on the planet called Spyre. You know those sci-fi rules about “prime directives”? The Fantastic Four aren’t playing by those rules. Not this time.
Roku faces her sharpest enemy ever, the Minister of Blades, in the epic final battle! Who lives? Who dies? Find out here!
Chaos strikes the Big Apple as The Visitor targets the world’s leaders!
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