Welcome back to another edition of CynicNerd’s Comic Cravings! DFAT is getting ready for NYCC this week and we can’t wait to get there so we can report to you what’s coming down the line from our favorite comic book publishers! So who’s ready for the fallout from Villains Month?! Or are you on an epic space trip with Marvel’s Infinity? What’s 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:
Cryptozoic Man <#1 of 4>: Dynamite Entertainment: You watched Stan ‘The Man’ Lee pitch it on Season II of AMC TV’s ‘Comic Book Men’; Now, from CBM cast members Walt Flanagan & Bryan Johnson comes ‘Cryptozoic Man’. Alan Ostman, a middle-aged husband/father, sees his life quickly unravel when his daughter goes missing on a camping trip in the Pacific Northwest…Bigfoot country. After Gray aliens abduct him from a roadside bar, he learns that the fate of the world is dependent on trapping the world’s most legendary cryptids…not to mention defeating a psychopath in a pig-shaped leather bondage mask, Alan knows he has his work cut out for him. The storyline revolving around this four issue series will be revisited in Comic Book Men Season III.
Batgirl #24: DC Comics: “Batgirl: Wanted” part two! Chased by her father and the police, and ravaged with guilt over the death of her brother, Barbara has given up her Batgirl identity! But tonight she is forced to take to the streets-with deadly consequences!
Batman #24: DC Comics: Zero Year Part Four! In this amazing, double-sized issue, Batman is on the trail of the Red Hood Gang and their mysterious leader, secret origins are revealed, and a major surprise will change the course of Zero Year and Batman’s life!
Dexter <#4 of 5>: Marvel Comics: CONTINUING THE ALL-NEW DEXTER ADVENTURE, WRITTEN BY HIS CREATOR JEFF LINDSAY! Dexter Morgan isn’t just Miami’s #1 forensic blood splatter expert, he’s also a serial killer who targets other serial killers! Has Dexter met his match and did he help create him? The bodies are piling up-and Dexter might be next!
Forever Evil Arkham War <#1 of 6>: DC Comics: As FOREVER EVIL hits the world, no corner of the DC Universe is in worse shape than Gotham City! Madness and mayhem hit the streets as both Arkham Asylum and Blackgate Prison unleash their prisoners upon the helpless citizens of Gotham. And with no Dark Knight to protect the city, what horrors will follow?
Ghostbusters #8: IDW Publishing: The Ghostbusters have their hands full in this issue! Kylie, Peter, and Ray have boarded the John Milton to meet its restless captain — the stubborn spirit of a teenager who was lost at sea in the ship’s original sinking!
Grimm Fairy Tales Halloween Special 2013: Zenescope Entertainment: Over the years Sela has faced a host of foes. The Piper, Headless Horseman, Jack Frost and the Scarecrow have all menaced her at one time or another. But she’s never had to face them all at the same time until now! In the midst of a Halloween designed for Sela, Red and Robyn to have some fun all hell breaks loose and they find themselves in a fight for their lives. This is one Halloween they’ll never forgetÖif they manage to survive it!
Grimm Fairy Tales Wonderland Through the Looking Glass <#1 of 5>: Zenoscope Entertainment: The series that every Wonderland fan has been waiting for is here! Of all the evil and sinister beings who have occupied the terrifying realm of Wonderland none have instilled fear in all they meet as much as one particular hat wearing villain. The boy turned man who nearly ended the world as we know it is back. The most diabolical villain in the history of wonderland returns. The story of Johnny Liddle’s transformation into the sinister Mad Hatter will finally be told and his origin may very well drive you absolutely mad. From writers Raven Gregory (Wonderland trilogy) and Pat Shand (Unleashed) comes the follow up to the hit, Wonderland series DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE, where a world of horror awaits and it’s no farther away than a step… THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS.
Infinity <#4 of 6>: Marvel Comics: Negotiating the fall of worlds.The Illuminati versus Thanos. Thor, God of War.
Katana #8: DC Comics: Don’t miss this rematch with Coil! Plus: Who is the Mad Samurai, and what is his connection to the soultaker?
Manhattan Projects #15: Image Comics: “FINITE OPPENHEIMERS,” Part Two An in-depth look at the second decade of the ongoing war inside Oppenheimer’s brain. It’s endless brothers versus brothers: It’s the Oppenheimer Civil War!
Mars Attacks Judge Dredd <#2 of 4> : IDW Publishing: The Martian mayhem continues in Mega-City One! It’s all-out gang war as the Martians help muscle in on as much territory as possible. Meanwhile, Dredd brings in one of the Mafia dons for interrogation, and what Judge Anderson discovers sends chills down her spine. And what’s inside the mysterious sphere found in the Mafia nightclub?
Star Wars #10: Dark Horse Comics: Luke Skywalker and Wedge Antilles have infiltrated an Imperial Destroyer. But now nine thousand stormtroopers are searching for them, and Darth Vader is aware of their presence. Completing their mission and escaping with their lives may be an either/or proposition! Meanwhile, the Rebel fleet prepares for an Imperial assault!
Superman Wonder Woman #1: DC Comics: Beginning a bold new series that details the relationship between The Man of Steel and the Warrior Princess as rising star writer Charles Soule is joined by fan favorite artist Tony S. Daniel to tell the tale of a romance that will shake the stars themselves. These two super-beings love each other, but not everyone shares their joy. Some fear it, some test it-and some will try to kill for it. Some say love is a battlefield, but where Superman and Wonder Woman are concerned it spells Doomsday! This issue features an amazing wraparound gatefold cover that opens up to a triptych with Superman and Wonder Woman in the center!
Walking Dead #1 10th Anniversary Ed: Image Comics: The historic first issue of THE WALKING DEAD presented for the first time in FULL COLOR by colorist extraordinaire DAVE STEWART! Along with the original covers and variants done for this issue throughout the years and tons of other bonus material.
Walking Dead #115: Image Comics: ALL-OUT WAR BEGINS! The biggest storyline in WALKING DEAD history – just in time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series! It’s Rick versus Negan with a little help from everyone else!
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