Hey Towelites, it’s Wednesday once again! AND that means we get a bunch of new comics to pick up and satisfy our Geekly cravings!
More 100th Anniversary issues, even though it’s Marvel’s 75th…., Scott Snyder wraps up his epic series The Wake, The Doom Patrol takes on Lex Luthor, the Rebel Heist continues, and we finally get another Sandman issue from Neil Gaiman!
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!
Aquaman Annual #2: DC Comics: During his battle with Hercules, Aquaman unleashed an ancient evil from the days of the Greeks — so he’s called in Wonder Woman to help him clean up the mess! You can be sure the Queen of the Amazons and the King of Atlantis have plenty to talk about…if they can hear each other over the bloodcurdling screams of the Giant-Born!
Batman Eternal #17: DC Comics: Years ago, Gotham City faced a power Batman could barely overcome…Now, deep beneath Arkham Asylum, he will rise again, and the city will know his wrath…
Bodies <#1 of 8> (Finch Variant Cover Edition): Vertigo/DC Comics: VERTIGO brings you the miniseries of the summer, with four detectives, four time periods, and four dead bodies – all set in London.Edmond Hillinghead is an 1890s overachiever who’s trying to solve a murder no one cares about while hiding his own secret. Karl Whiteman is our dashing 1940s adventurer with a shocking past. Shahara Hasan is 2014’s kickass female Detective Sergeant, who walks the line between religion and power. And Maplewood, an amnesiac from post-apocalyptic 2050, brings a haunting perspective to it all.Si Spencer (HELLBLAZER: CITY OF DEMONS, THE VINYL UNDERGROUND) executes a centuries-spanning murder mystery like nothing you’ve ever seen before, with four sensational artists illustrating a six-page chapter in each issue: Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Meghan Hetrick and Tula Lotay.
C.O.W.L. #3: Image Comics: Who is Radia? And why does Chicago fear her? Meanwhile, Geoffrey discovers that C.O.W.L.’s future is anything but guaranteed, and investigation into the union takes an unexpected turn.
Cyclops #3: Marvel Comics: Classified!! Q: What’s the problem with stealing a Badoon ship? A: It’s a Badoon ship. Corsair and Cyclops experience engine trouble, shipwreck, and have the nice father-son chat they’ve both been avoiding, as Rucka and Dauterman continue the smash hit of 2014!
Detective Comics Annual #3: DC Comics: A tie-in to ‘Icarus’! Follow the movements of a deadly stash of Icarus through Gotham City, as it impacts the lives of those it comes into contact with: Elena and Annette Aguila, Harvey Bullock, and even Batman!
Ghostbusters #18: IDW Publishing: Tiamat’s chaotic presence continues to be felt in New York City, and the Ghostbusters are at wits’ end as to how to deal with it. She’s clearly too powerful to capture, and she may be impossible to destroy… does that leave only the most drastic of options open to the team? Mass Hysteria continues here!
Guardians of the Galaxy #17: Marvel Comics: With some new faces on the team, it might be time for the Guardians to have a little team-building vacation. Or, you know, they could keep fighting alien warlords and galactic empires. Guess they’ll have to plan that team-building retreat for next month.
Justice League #32: DC Comics: Lex Luthor continues his acclimation to his life as a one of the world’s greatest heroes as they search for the mysterious power threatening to unravel our world. But are his sights really set on the Dark Knight? And are the Dark Knight’s set on him? Plus, someone else is targeting Luthor and his new allies – a man who believes himself Luthor’s superior in every way…and maybe he is! Here comes The Chief and his treacherous Doom Patrol to The New 52!
New Avengers #21: Marvel Comics: A world must die! But which New Avenger will find the strength to press the button? And what will come in the aftermath?
Sandman Overture #3: Vertigo/DC Comics: The armies of the night are gathering. The universe is beginning its final dance. Morpheus, far from home, walks the path of madness, accompanied only by himself.
Star Wars: Rebel Heist #4 (Matt Kindt variant cover): Dark Horse: The Rebellion’s plan is coming together. All Luke Skywalker has to do is elude an Imperial spy-and perform some unanticipated rescues! But this farm boy is on the edge of greatness, and he is not about to stop saving the galaxy now!
The Wake <10 of 10>: Vertigo/DC Comics: The series Buzzfeed called ‘the best horror comic of the year’ and Comics Alliance rated ‘most unpredictable’ and ‘uncanny and uncategorizable’ comes to a shocking conclusion. Will Leeward uncover a history buried thousands of leagues beneath the sea – or will the waves come crashing down on what little land is left?