The forest moved gently with the wind. The sounds of creatures loomed in the distance. Screaming in alien tones against the moon’s reflection. Lichens creep determinedly up the wet tree bark, absorbing everything it can, growing wide and embracing. Gentle rain began to pitter-patter against the carpet of leaves and moss.

Analog #1 (Image)
Gerry Duggan (W) David O’Sullivan (A)

New series about what happens in the future when all of our privacy on the internet is breached. Weird, feels pretty poignant.

Isola #1 (Image)
Brenden Fletcher (W) Karl Kerschl (A)

I love Miyazaki. Anyone should. This series is heavily inspired by his work and it shows from the previews. Check it out peeps.

Avengers #687 (Marvel)
Mark Waid/Al Ewing/Jim Zub (W) Paco Medina (A)

Four more issues and then we get the next series. Why did this one have to get so fucking good before that? Now I’m sad it’s ending. Why is the universe so cruel?

Green Arrow #39 (DC)
Jackson Lanzing/Collin Kelly (W) Marcio Takara (A)

New team. I am scared. WHAT WILL HAPPEN? WILL I KEEP READING THIS TITLE? Yeah, probably.

Iron Fist #79 (Marvel)
Ed Brisson (W) Damian Couceiro (A)

The last issue of this series brought back one of my all time favorite characters. Give us a solo series about Orson Rand god dammit. We’re getting one about fucking Cosmic Ghost Rider. Give us a fucking Orson Rand series.

The Punisher #223 (Marvel)
Matthew Rosenberg (W) Guiu Vilanova (A)

Every issue of this comic is just Frank Castle going fucking nuts on some bad guys while wearing the War Machine suit. If that doesn’t pique your interest, I’m not sure what will.

Runaways #8 (Marvel)
Rainbow Rowell (W) Kris Anka (A)

This series is just fucking great. The story is warm, real, and painful at times, which is right up my fuckin’ alley. Plus holy shit, Kris Anka is incredible.

Astonishing X-Men #10 (Marvel)
Charles Soule (W) ACO (A)

Two more issues of this series I think. I could be wrong but the last issue I’ve seen solicited is eleven. Kinda sad that it’s ending but…well you know how I feel about comics ending.

Batman: White Knight #7 (of 8) (DC)
Sean Murphy (W/A)

Two more issues of this one too. I really think there are solid ideas in this book. As an elseworld, it’s really fun, if not just a little confused at times. It’s worth it for Murphy’s incredible art and world building.

Black Bolt #12 (Marvel)
Saladin Ahmed (W) Christian Ward (A)

IT’S ENDING. NOOO. WHAT? BUT IT’S SOO GOOD. This series is great, in fact, volume one just got nominated for a Hugo award. Check it out. Do it.

Marvel 2-in-One #5 (Marvel)
Chip Zdarsky (W) Valerio Schiti (A)

So, it’s been announced that the Fantastic Four is coming back soon. That being said, I really hope that this series doesn’t end. It’s such a good platform for these characters. If anything, left the Two-in-One move on to another duo. This creative team is fantastic, no pun intended.

The Archies #6 (of 7) (Archie Comics)
Matthew Rosenberg/Alex Segura (W) Joe Eisma (A)

This series is really fucking good. I think it’s suitable for everyone because everyone loves music and if you don’t, you’re nuts, but especially if you are interested in the culture of bands and their habits and business. It’s a really smartly developed series.

Doctor Star and The Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #2 (Dark Horse)
Jeff Lemire (W) Max Fiumara (A)

Ho boy. This is gonna hurt.

Batman #44 (DC)
Tom King (W) Mikel Janin (A)

Hey, I don’t know if you’ve heard but Batman and Catwoman are getting married. I think it happens in this issue or something.

Sex Criminals #23 (Image)
Matt Fraction (W) Chip Zdarsky (A)

Always a crowd pleaser, or, you know, a couple pleaser, even a solo pleaser. Hey, whatever floats your boat.

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles #4 (of 6) (DC)
Mark Russell (W) Mike Feehan (A)

This series is God damn amazing. It’s a phenomenally smart, well structured, beautiful, and honestly, a comic the world may need.

A body cannot know it is dead. All that was of the ability to know anything left with that small spark of life. The skin separates from the fatty tissue, the flesh becoming just like the wet moss beneath it. The sky winks beneath uncaring clouds. All is the same.