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! 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
American Vampire Second Cycle #1: Vertigo/ DC Comics: The Eisner Award-winning, critically acclaimed series is back! #1 New York Times best-selling writer Scott Snyder (BATMAN, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED, THE WAKE) and acclaimed artist Rafael Albuquerque (ANIMAL MAN) bring their bloodsoaked opus into the 1960s! The story so far… Pearl Jones is a new kind of vampire, one of an American breed that can walk in the sun and has rattlesnake fangs. She’s beautiful and powerful – and she’s hiding from a tragic pastÖ Skinner Sweet is an American vamp too – the kind you love to hate. He’s good when he wants to be, but most of the time he’s downright bad. He’s Pearl’s maker, but he’s off in Mexico with an agenda of his ownÖ Will their two stories collide, or are they separated forever? And who is this new villain on the horizon, someone bloodier and more evil than anything seen in AMERICAN VAMPIRE before? Who is THE GRAY TRADER and what does his arrival mean for Skinner and Pearl? Whether you’re already a fan or interested in checking out this series, the extra-sized AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #1 is the perfect jumping-on point!
All New Invaders #3: Marvel Comics: ‘GODS AND SOLDIERS’ PART THREE. The plans are drawn, the task is clear — to save their ally NAMOR, the remaining INVADERS must live up to their name and take the fight to Hala, the Kree homeworld! But his how does AARKUS, THE ORIGINAL VISION, figure into this strategy? And how will the WINTER SOLDIER track him down in the first place? Plus, Namor in battle with Tanalth and her elite Pursuer Corps! And a guest star no one will expect — especially not the Invaders themselves!
Animal Man #29: DC Comics: FINAL ISSUE A special finale to Jeff Lemire’s run on the series by the creative team that launched Animal Man in The New 52! What is left of Buddy in the wake of ‘Evolve or Die’?
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Ten #1: Dark Horse: New season. New rules. The age-old battle of Slayer vs. vampire is the focus of Buffy’s life once again-it’s downright nostalgic! But with all the toying with magic she’s done lately, this girl should know it’s time for another game change . . . Shouldn’t she?
Daredevil #1: Marvel Comics: BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! Join Marvel’s fearless hero as he begins his most awe-inspiring adventure yet in the sunny city of San Francisco! Gifted with an imperceptible radar sense and a passion for justice, blind lawyer Matt Murdock–a.k.a. DAREDEVIL–protects the Golden City’s streets from all manner of evil. But big changes are in store for Matt Murdock as old haunts and familiar faces rise to give the devil his due. Hold on tight, because here comes Daredevil…the Man Without Fear!
Disney Kingdoms Seekers of the Weird <#3 of 5>: Marvel Comics: In a catacomb of crawling Mushroom People and a Séance Room under glass, our teen heroes discover the truth about the Chaos Clock-and their own destinies!
Thor God Of Thunder #20: Marvel Comics: THE LAST DAYS OF MIDGARD Part Two
Thor battles to save the Earth on two fronts. In the present day, Thor takes on Roxxon, the world’s most powerful and nefarious super-corporation. While in the far future, King Thor is all that stands between Old Galactus and the planet he’s been dying to eat for a very long time. Even if King Thor wins, is the Earth still doomed?
Transformers Robots In Disguise #27: IDW Publishing: DEATH OF A HERO! BUMBLEBEE! RODIMUS! ULTRA MAGNUS! PROWL! One will fall in final battle with SHOCKWAVE! This one is for all the marbles, folks-it just doesn’t get any bigger than this!
Winter Soldier Bitter March <#2 of 5>: Marvel Comics: Shield agent Ran Shen is responsible for escorting the two most important humans on the planet to the United States. The only thing in his way is Winter Soldier. And the only thing in the Winter Soldier’s way is an elite Hydra squad run by Chancellor Cassandra and Madam Worm. Rate pace, high adventure, sex, murder, intrigue, in this 1960’s spy action story that will have ramification echoing to the modern Marvel Universe!
Wonder Woman #29: DC Comics: If the helmet fits…then it’s time to play God!