Hey Towelites, it’s Wednesday once again! AND that means we get a bunch of new comics to pick up and get our geek on with!
This week, the creator returns to pen the destroyer, in a surprise annual! Batman goes survivor, we remember that Inhuman is still going on (as Original Sin continues!), oh and Nightwing might be dead! Oh wait, Grayson comes out in July! Thanks a lot DC! It’s ok though, not only do we get a new Serenity this week, we see a SLEW of Star Wars comics! When I say that, I mean like three.
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
Thanos Annual #1: Marvel Comics: Jim Starlin returns to Thanos, and he’s brought INFINITY GAUNTLET artist Ron Lim with him! Thanos must face Mephisto, his future self, the Avengers and more!Learn how a devastating defeat in Thanos’ past set events into motion that will redefine the Marvel Universe in the near future!A prequel to the upcoming THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION original graphic novel!
Batman #31: DC Comics: The second chapter of ‘ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY’ reveals an entirely new Gotham City. Unraveling the mysteries set forth by the Riddler, Batman must learn to work with his new ally, Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and do whatever it takes to survive!
Chew / Revival #1: Image Comics: TWO GREAT TASTES THAT TASTE REALLY WEIRD TOGETHER! Tony Chu heads to Wisconsin in two all-new original tales by the creative teams of both critically acclaimed titles! A great jumping-on point for readers who’ve heard how damn good these titles are on their own, and a twisted delight for those already in the know!
Fantastic Four #5:Marvel Comics: ‘THE FALL OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR’ PART 5 – Super-Sized issue! The Baxter Building is quarantined and shut down! The Fantastic Four held accountable for the destruction in Manhattan! A major turning point for the team and a dire blow to the family! The trial of the century featuring an all-star roster of guest artists!
Flash #31: DC Comics: Continued from THE FLASH ANNUAL #3! Guest starring Future Flash, Future Mirror Master and…Wally West! The future is invading Central City and the fates of Wally West and his Aunt Iris hang in the balance!
Guardians of the Galaxy #15: Marvel Comics: With the entire galaxy gunning for the Guardians and Peter Quill missing, its time to bring in a little help. Captain Marvel JOINS the Guardians of the Galaxy! But where in the universe is Star-Lord? And what does his disappearance mean for the safety of earth?!
He Man And The Masters Of The Universe #13: DC Comics: Before a new adventure begins, take a journey back 1,000 years to the reign of King Grayskull. Newly victorious over Hordak, it is a time of great victory and celebration for the King and Castle Grayskull stands in all of its regal glory. But an ominous prophecy weighs upon the crown, and sinister forces are already at work to see that it comes true.
Inhuman #2: Marvel Comics: New Inhumans are transformed every day as the Terrigen Mist spreads around the world. Queen Medusa finds herself face to face with Captain America, and it doesn’t go well. Who is Lash and what does he want with the new Inhumans?
Marvels Guardians Of Galaxy Prelude <#2 of 2>: Marvel Comics: GET READY FOR MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY WITH THIS ALL-NEW ADVENTURE STARRING ROCKET RACCOON and GROOT! It’s the first Marvel Cinematic Universe comic appearance of your new favorite duo-Rocket Raccoon and Groot–written by your other favorite duo: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning! The bizarre bounty hunters may literally be from two different worlds, but when their latest gig takes a deadly turn they’ll show everyone why those who underestimate them end up on the wrong end of a blaster! You know you want to brag to everyone that you knew all about Rocket and Groot before they did . . . so read this first!
Sandman Overture <#2 of 6> Special Edition: Marvel Comics: This Special Edition will include the entire second issue of the new miniseries before final coloring, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at J.H. Williams’ unique process. Williams’ original coloring will be shown with the black, white and gray tones of the original work. Also, the lettering will be translucent, allowing the reader to see the exquisite artwork behind the word balloons. This issue also features a Q and A and a Process Piece with colorist Dave Stewart and other bonus features.
Secret Origins #2: DC Comics: Batman headlines the second big issue of SECRET ORIGINS, which also features The New 52 origins of Aquaman and Starfire!
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5: Dark Horse: Mal, Jayne, and River have infiltrated an Alliance facility that is home to more victims just like River-except, unlike her, they were never rescued. Now that Mal and the crew are in, the problem has become getting out-because Zoe still needs to be rescued and the Alliance is out for blood!
Star Trek Ongoing #33: IDW Publishing: After the events of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise have embarked on their Five Year Mission into uncharted space… only to encounter a deadly new alien species unlike anything the Federation has met before! Don’t miss this all-new adventure overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer, and now DIRECTOR, Roberto Orci!
Star Wars Legacy II #15: Dark Horse: The good news: Ania Solo has escaped the vengeance of a crazed bounty hunter. The bad news: She has been taken into custody by the Empire for the murder of an Imperial Knight! Somebody’s getting a death sentence!
Star Wars: Rebel Heist #2: Dark Horse: On a planet outside the Empire’s jurisdiction, Princess Leia goes undercover to obtain a vital code from an Imperial source. She’ll have to use disguises, gadgets, and her feminine wiles to succeed-and her only ally is another spy who is convinced the Princess is a liability in the field! * Matt Kindt writes the classic characters! * Covers by Adam Hughes and Matt Kindt!
The Star Wars #8: Dark Horse: Annikin Starkiller fights Darth Vader and Prince Valorum to save Princess Leia! Luke Skywalker and the Wookiees attack the Empire’s Space Fortress! This is the final battle! It’s like nothing you’ve seen before, but it’s all Star Wars! * The conclusion of the original Star Wars story by George Lucas!
Tomb Raider #4: Dark Horse: Gail Simone’s thrilling addition to the Tomb Raider saga kicks into high gear! Lara Croft is chased through the streets of London as she gets dangerously close to the truth! But it’s not her own safety that concerns her, but that of her friends, the surviving crew of the Endurance! * The official continuation of Lara Croft’s story! * The Tomb Raider video game sold over 3.5 million copies in 2013! * The classic character reimagined and explored!
Transformers Robots In Disguise #29: IDW Publishing: DETONATION BOULEVARD! Who is MARISSA FAIREBORN-and why does she want OPTIMUS PRIME dead?! And more importantly… how did she start working with on of the AUTOBOTS deadliest enemies…? Dangerous allegiences form, thanks to the terrifying shape the CYBERTRONIANS have twisted planet Earth into!
Trees #1: Image Comics: Ten years after they landed. All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or alive. Beginning a new science fiction graphic novel by WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD.
Hope that satisfied your craving!