Hey Towelites, it’s Wednesday once again! AND that means we get a bunch of new titles to pick up and satisfy our Geekly comic book cravings!
Kinda of a light week if you ask me! But two great titles that I learned about at NYCC hit this week! First up I Play The Bad Guy, a tale about super-soldiers, and the 4th entry in the And Then Emily Was Gone series, with some of the creepiest panels around! Remember that the big publishers don’t always have the best books!
So let’s find out what’s going on over at Marvel, DC, IDW, Dark Horse, Zenoscope, Image, Dynamite, and more!! Check out TFAW for the latest titles, popular back-books, preorders and more!
Featured Book of the Week
I Play The Bad Guy <#1 of 6>: Bliss on Tap: Forty years ago Frank Adams was a recruit in the government’s Cold War attempt to grant soldiers the ability to manipulate bio-electricity, known as the Mazur Project. Now, Frank has learned that his estranged daughter has been recruited in a revival of the Mazur Project and he’s not about to let the government transform his daughter into the freak they made out of him. Can a super-powered man in his 60’s avoid the younger Powered Retrieval Operations (P.R.O.) unit sent to stop him?
Aliens: Fire and Stone #2: Dark Horse: After crashing their clunky mining ship on a strange planet, a group of human survivors face both xenomorph attacks and friction among themselves-which could spell doom for everyone! The stranded and desperate group has a single chance: one of their scientists, who seeks the key to their freedom.
And Then Emily Was Gone <#4 of 5>: Comix Tribe: Hellinger discovers the horrifying truth behind his affliction, and Gordon’s search for answers opens doors that should have remained closed. Warning: The publisher and creators can accept no liability for any distress, trauma or nausea caused by the upsetting imagery in this issue. Readers continue at their own risk!
Batman Eternal #30: DC Comics: The last time Deacon Blackfire took control of Gotham City, Batman nearly died…How will the city fare now that he wields unspeakable power?
Deathlok #1 : Marvel Comics: ‘Enemy of My Enemy’ After Michael Collins, there was Henry Hayes. A medic who travels to war zones to heal the wounded, he has no idea that when he’s in the field, he’s activated by a mysterious group and becomes the ultimate weapon of assassination and war: DEATHLOK. From the writer of BLACK WIDOW and THE PUNISHER comes a new take on the iconic cyborg character making waves on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Guardians Of Galaxy #20: Marvel Comics: The FINAL CHAPTER of what really happened in the Cancerverse! Remember when Star-Lord and Nova were going to sacrifice their lives to take out Thanos? And remember how Drax was supposed to have died? Well, Nova seems to be the only one missing now. Time to get some answers here!
Inhuman #7: Marvel Comics: Thought dead by most of the world since Infinity, King Black Bolt steps back into the spotlight! Black Bolt and Maximus have been busy over in NEW AVENGERS, but that’s not the whole story of what is going on with the Boltagon brothers!
Mind MGMT #27: Dark Horse: Deep in South America, Meru receives training from the oldest living agent of Mind Management and, in the process, gets a peek into what the Management was really like in the mid-twentieth century!
Southern Bastards #5: Image Comics: The hit southern crime series returns, as JASON AARON (Scalped, Thor: God of Thunder) and JASON LATOUR (Wolverine & The X-Men, Loose Ends) pull back the curtain on the history of Craw County and its most famous and feared resident. In a place where only bastards flourish, what does it take to be the biggest, meanest, most powerful bastard of them all? Only Coach Boss knows. And if I was you, I wouldn’t ask him.
Swamp Thing Annual #3: DC Comics: The battle you’ve waited for is finally here! With the deadly warrior assassin Capucine at long last facing her death, Etrigan the Demon arrives to collect her soul! But friends and allies are few and far between for Swamp Thing, and he’s not about to let an innocent spend eternity in Hell as the Demon’s plaything! Brutal action and painful goodbyes make this a must-read!
Thanos A God Up There Listening <#4 of 4>: Marvel Comics: At the close of INFINITY, Thane discovered he was the son of Thanos and that his touch was death. Now, accompanied by the constantly whispered advice of the Ebony Maw, he wants to discover his father’s history, and his own future.
Transformers More Than Meets Eye #34: IDW Publishing: THE DILEMMA! On a planet dedicated to Right and Wrong, four damaged AUTOBOTS must make an impossible choice: kill or cure? Whatever they decide, their lives will never be the same.
Hope that satisfied your comic book cravings!