Welcome back to CCC! Happy New Year’s Towelites! This week, comic book day is once again bumped up to today since tomorrow is the big day! So what books are ringing in the new year? Some great books to finish up 2013 and start things off right heading into 2014! Inhumanity continues as Inhumans are popping up all over the Marvel U! The big IDW crossover event starts in the X-Files mini-series Conspiracy! If you are interested in what is happening in The Star Wars, we are getting a series companion for the event! What else is 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:
Twilight Zone #1: Dynamite Entertainment: The Twilight Zone, Issue One: Trevor Richmond is a Wall Street investor who embezzled millions and is about to tank the economy.Again. Desperate to avoid the consequences for his actions, he goes to Expedited Services, Inc., which offers to help him disappear and enjoy a life of leisure in a new life. But what exactly is this new life, how much is freedom worth, and what happens to the old life when someone else shows up to claim it? This is the first installment of three interlocking stories that will push the boundaries of The Twilight Zone into new and uncharted territory, a journey that will travel into the past and the future, into murder and revenge and the sunrise of nuclear Armageddon. From J. Michael Straczynski, Hugo-winning creator of Babylon 5, writer for Thor and Changeling and World War Z as well as the 1988 Twilight Zone.
Aquaman #26: DC Comics: The penultimate issue of the book fans have been raving about has arrived! Will Lono continue down the path of redemption or give in to his violent nature? Find out in the intoxicating and deadly world of 100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO!
Damian Son Of Batman <#3 of 4>: DC Comics: Damian Wayne has been bruised and beaten to a pulp… but nothing before will compare to his latest confrontation with the horde of villains in this issue. When pitted against Professor Pyg, DC villain’s month darling Jakanapes and other baddies, how will Damian survive – especially when he finds a certain clown waiting for him at the finish line?
Flash #26: DC Comics: In this special standalone story, The Flash loses someone important to him. To catch the villain responsible, The Flash must figure out how to use his powers in the one place where they do him little good: the sky!
He Man And The Masters Of The Universe #9: DC Comics: He-Man and his allies continue their desperate quest into the underworld of Subternia. Their goal: nothing less than the salvation of Eternia itself! But even if they have the right to ask the life-force of Zoar for aid, just what horrors and dangers stand in their way?
Manhattan Projects #17: Image Comics: ‘UNHOLY ALIGNMENT’ The four secret programs of the Manhattan Projects collide. Old friends at war, new alliances, and so much betrayal.
New Avengers #13: Marvel Comics: INHUMANITY TIE-IN! – “THE OTHER SIDE” With the consequences of Infinity fresh on their minds, tough decisions are made. The gathering of a new Illuminati. We learn more about the other beings related to the Incursions.
Sinister Dexter <#2 of 7>: IDW Publishing: Ramone and Finn arrive in Mangapore to procure new employment from the Yakuza, only to find themselves the target of his two best assasins-Finn’s ex-wife and her poly-metal synthetic sidekick!
Superman Unchained #5: DC Comics: Superman and Wraith form an alliance to rescue a hostage and strike at the heart of Ascension, but the mission goes awry when it becomes clear the Man of Tomorrow and the soldier from beyond the stars have very different methodologies-and objectives! Plus, secrets are revealed about Wraith’s people!
The Star Wars #0: Dark Horse Comics: A companion to the eight-issue adaptation of The Star Wars, this is an exclusive peek behind the scenes at the designs that have brought a new-yet incredibly familiar-galaxy to life. Included in this volume are the never-before-seen comics sequences that were used in Dark Horse’s pitch to George Lucas!
X-Files Conspiracy <#1 of 2>: IDW Publishing: The event of the year begins here! When The Lone Gunmen discover Internet files from future, they learn that a plague will soon wipe out most of humanity. With Agents Mulder and Scully working one lead, the Gunmen must spring into action and investigate several urban legends: a group of ghost-hunters, mutant turtles that live in the sewers, shape-changing alien robots, and a vengeful spirit from beyond the grave!
Stay tooned 😛