Hey Towelites, it’s Wednesday once again! AND that means we get a whole new slew of comics to pick up and get our geek on! Some new beginnings (again) for Marvel NOW! As we see number 1 issues for Ms Marvel, Wolverine, and a new Punisher book! Forever Evil wages on in the DC Universe as we try to decide which is the better of the two “evils”. And don’t forget to check out The Star Wars (based on Lucas’ original screenplay), the tale you thought you knew! What else is going on over at 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
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1: Dynamite Entertainment: THE GOLD KEY UNIVERSE BEGINS HERE! Classic Characters by some of Comics Hottest Creators! – Magnus, Solar, Turok and Dr. Spektor! Dynamite is proud to present an all-new adventure ongoing from superstar GREG PAK (Batman/Superman, World War Hulk) and incredible artist MIRKO COLAK (Red Skull: Incarnate, Conan)! Shunned from his tribe, a young Native American named Turok fights to survive, making a lonely life for himself in the unforgiving forest. But his hard-won cunning and survival skills face the ultimate test when man-eating THUNDER LIZARDS attack his people! Why are dinosaurs here? How have they survived? And will Turok use his abilities to save a society that’s taken everything away from him?
All New Invaders #2: Marvel Comics: “GODS AND SOLDIERS” PART TWO! As the ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH decides to rejoin the human race, he and his fellow INVADERS face the savage fury of Kree’s ultimate hunter, TANALTH THE PURSUER! How can they beat a threat that seems unbeatable? Learn the long-forgotten secret Invaders’ mission — involving dead heroes, Nazis and Norse Gods! And what is the desperate measure the Invaders decide to save their teammate NAMOR from the clutches of the SUPREME INTELLIGENCE?
Batman Jokers Daughter #1: DC Comics: Who is The Joker’s Daughter? What horrors lurk in the mind of this deranged lunatic, and why is there more to her than meets the eye? More than just a crazy person who stumbled upon The Joker’s face, more than just a woman with a mission, The Joker’s Daughter sees herself as a woman on the path of greed, dominance and lordship over the Gotham Underground. This special issue tells a sordid tale in the life of one of DC’s most popular new villains!
Black Widow #3: Marvel Comics: The Finely Woven Thread – PART 3: “FOLIAGE” She’s the kind of woman you call when you need to escape from a South American prison. Don’t miss the book everyone is talking about (and it isn’t even out yet!)
Captain America #16: Marvel Comics: “THE IRON NAIL, PROLOGUE: A CHOICE” Captain America, the super soldier patriot of World War II . . . is away! Left in his place is the daughter of criminal Mastermind Arnim Zola-Jet Black! As beautiful as she is powerful, Jet Black must learn the laws of mortal men in New York City. But when a group of Nazi soldiers known as “The S Men,” lure Black into evil-will she follow in the footsteps of her nefarious father?
Forever Evil Arkham War <#5 of 6>: DC Comics: Bane must face Scarecrow’s army of criminal psychopaths who have been enhanced by his Venom toxin! The fate of Gotham City hangs in the balance as Bane faces odds even he might not be able to beat!
Forever Evil <#5 of 7>: DC Comics: With everything to lose, Lex Luthor and his Injustice League raid the stronghold of the Crime Syndicate with consequences so devastating, the DC Universe will never be the same!
Frank Miller Robocop Last Stand <#7 of 8>: BOOM! Studios: The RoboCop of old Detroit is gone. In his place stands the last hope for this dying city. With an army of Otomo unleashed, he may not survive the night. While the battle of Detroit rages, Faxx must come face-to-face with Marie’s legacy.
Green Arrow #28: DC Comics: “The Outsiders War” part 3!If you’re still in shock over the end of last issue, just wait until you see happens next! Nothing could have prepared Green Arrow for this!
Ms Marvel #1: Marvel Comics: The legend has returned! Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City–until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm, and prepare for an epic tale that will be remembered by generations to come. History in the making is NOW!
Punisher #1: Marvel Comics: For years, The Punisher has waged a war on crime in New York City with an array of very large guns, but a lead on a major source of drugs, weapons, and more has set his many sights due west. NOW! Frank Castle’s in the City of Angels, looking to give the devil his due. Things aren’t all they appear, though, with a highly trained military hit squad hot on Frank’s tail. Caught between a posse of Punisher predators and targets of his own one-man-war, Frank’s manifest destiny may be a shallow grave!
Sinister Dexter <#3 of 7>: IDW Publishing: The conclusion of ‘Mission to Mangapore’! Ramone and Finn face off against the leader of the Yakuza, but the duo’s biggest challenge may come in the form of Dexter’s former love!
Stormwatch #28: DC Comics: Extremax and Jenny return to Earth as the final battle with the Kollective looms on the horizon!
The Star Wars <#5 of 8>: Dark Horse Comics: Remember the scene in Star Wars where the Sith Knight traps General Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Annikin Starkiller, and the alien Han Solo-and they have to fight their way free and steal an Imperial starship? No? That’s because this is The Star Wars-based on George Lucas’s original rough-draft screenplay! Experience a Star Wars that never was!
Trillium <#6 of 8>: Vertigo/DC Comics: Trapped in the distant future, William tries to convince his captors of the truth and search for the missing Nika. Unexpected allies and enemies emerge as our star-crossed lovers fight to set the universe right as Vertigo’s hit science fiction series nears its shocking climax!