Happy new comic book day Towelites! Some great new books hitting comic shops today so get down there are pick up your favorite funny book! Here are my pulls and highlights!

Book of the Week

Powers of X #2 (of 6) (Zircher Character Decades Variant) (Marvel) Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men’s future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men’s past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!

 

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #2 (DC) Jeff Lemire, Michael Walsh, te Piekos

DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019! After a mysterious stranger warps reality, the out-of-practice Black Hammer heroes must contend with both Starro and the rest of the DC universe. Meanwhile, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg try to adjust to life on Black Hammer Farm, while Colonel Weird and the Green Lantern try to uncover the secret behind this reality swap and the strange man who started it all.

 

Batman Universe #2 (Of 6) (DC) Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Derington

Available to comics shops for the first time! The quest for the secret of the stolen Fabergé egg and its buyer continues as Batman teams up with Green Arrow against the Riddler, then travels to Gorilla City. But is the egg’s strange energy adversely affecting the Dark Knight’s mind? These stories were originally published in BATMAN GIANT #5 and 6.

 

Event Leviathan #3 (of 6) (DC) Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev

From the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it’s DC’s biggest whodunit in years! The world’s greatest detectives-Batman, Green Arrow, Lois Lane, Plastic Man, the Question and Martian Manhunter-have gathered to solve the mystery behind the true identity of Leviathan’s leaders and the destruction of the world’s top intelligence agencies! Red Hood is their leading suspect-and he is on the loose! Plus, the Silencer takes her shot! This mystery will unleash a new evil on the DC Universe!

 

Hawkman #15 (In-Hyuk Lee Variant) (DC) Robert Venditti, Pat Olliffe, Bill Sienkiewicz, Tom Palmer, In-Hyuk Lee

Following Lex Luthor’s ‘gift,’ the new and improved Shadow Thief toys with the wounded Hawkman. Carter Hall desperately seeks help from the only other shadow mystic more powerful than Shadow Thief: the Shade!

 

Sharkey Bounty Hunter #5 (of 6) (Image) Mark Millar, Simone Bianchi

Our heroes are stranded-their ship missing and their bounty robbed. What do The United Worlds have in store for Edra Deering, and how will Sharkey and Extra-Billy get out of this mess?

 

Conan the Barbarian Exodus #1 (Marvel) Esad Ribic

MAN VS. NATURE IN THE NEVER-BEFORE-TOLD STORY OF CONAN’S FIRST JOURNEY FROM CIMMERIA! Long have the stories told of CONAN, who came from the frozen hills of his homeland, Cimmeria, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth in the Hyborian Age – but now you will witness the epic tale of the young barbarian’s first journey from home from visionary creator Esad Ribic! Fifteen winters in Cimmeria have toughened the young Conan, but his greatest challenge lies ahead. Braving the elements, without food, without shelter, without weapons, Conan must learn to survive even as nature itself conspires to stop him. The snow freezes his bones. The wolves smell his blood. But if he can reach civilization, will his wounds heal…or will his troubles just begin? With a majestic scope underscored by the completely visual narrative, don’t miss this truly special moment in Conan’s story and an unprecedented issue in Marvel Comics publication history!

 

Fantastic Four #13 (Marvel) Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse, Esad Ribic

The clock is ticking down. The moment is almost at hand. That do-or-die instant where Ben Grimm will either find the will to win – or be annihilated by the fighting-mad Immortal Hulk!

 

Silver Surfer Black #3 (of 5) (Lim Variant) (Marvel) Donny Cates, Tradd Moore, Ron Lim

The Surfer’s power is fading! Is this the end of Norrin Radd as the all-consuming darkness descends upon him? Or will help come in the form of an unexpected ally?

 

Life & Death of Toyo Harada #6 (of 6) (Valiant) Joshua Dysart, CAFU, Mico Suayan

Everyone dies?!

 

Punk Mambo #5 (of 5) (Valiant) Cullen Bunn, Adam Gorham, Daniel Brereton

Punk Mambo’s final boss battle pits her against an enemy who has stolen phenomenal powers-there’s no way she can win! In this spellbinding series finale, can Punk Mambo make the ultimate sacrifice to repay her debt? Find out the final fate of this fan-favorite character.

 

See you next week!

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