Pick of the Week
Tales of Mr Rhee Karmageddon #1 by Devil’s Due Publishing
When Armageddon begins and hordes of demons invade the Earth, five orphaned siblings suddenly find themselves in the care of an enigmatic, gruff looking magician who identifies himself only as Mr. Rhee. He has vowed to protect them, but is there anywhere truly safe – or anyone truly trustworthy – when the world is ending?
Deadly Class #7 by Image Comics
CLASS IS BACK IN SESSION AS RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG’S HIT SERIES ROLLS INTO ITS SECOND ARC! Narrowly escaping death in Las Vegas, Marcus and his remaining gang return to Kings Dominion High School for the Deadly Arts. But they’re about to learn a hard lesson: blood begets blood, and no bad deed goes unpunished.
Edge of Spider-verse #2 by Marvel Comics
GWEN STACY: SPIDER-WOMAN!
In one universe, it wasn’t Peter Parker bitten by the radioactive Spider, but Gwen Stacy!
She’s smart, charming and can lift a car – just don’t tell her Police Chief father!
How is she involved in Spider-Verse?
Gotham: Special Edition #1 by DC Comics
This promotionally priced special reprints the first issue of the Eisner Award-winning series, written by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka, with art and cover by Michael Lark.
George Perez’s Sirens #1 by Boom! Studios
WHY WE LOVE IT: The name George Perez should say it all, but we are beyond excited to work with one of comics’ living masters on his own original title. He’s worked on great female characters like Wonder Woman and Scarlet Witch, but this, a team of female heroes of his own creation, had us swooning.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: It’s a scifi adventure story that spans time and space, featuring a team of female heroes that kick butt across the universe. If you like strong female scifi characters like Battlestar Galactica’s Starbuck, Star Wars’ Princess Leia, and Alien’s Ripley, you’ll find a lot to love about GEORGE PEREZ’S SIRENS!
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: As an intergalactic force enslaves planets across the galaxy, the legendary team known only as the Sirens must reunite to save the galaxy-but is that even possible when the Sirens themselves don’t even remember who they are? And the rest of the universe only remembers them as… villains? A sixissue miniseries featuring your new favorite comic book team, written and drawn by the master himself, George Perez (Wonder Woman, JLA Vs. Avengers) begins his greatest story yet.
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 by Boom! Studios
WHY WE LOVE IT: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller is a beloved celebration of fairy tales and folklore. After releasing a critically acclaimed graphic novel we’re thrilled to bring the property’s magic to single issues. In the spirit of Henson’s inventive imagination, this series dives into the mythology of witches and witchcraft through the ages with an incredible blend of art styles and storytelling techniques, taking full advantage of the comics medium.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: … >Four anthology-style one-shots explore classic witch stories and fairy tales from all over the world, each told by a different creator with a breath-taking style and original voice. It’s tales of magic and wonder as only these storytellers could imagine them.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: S.M. Vidaurri, writer and watercolor illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel IRON: OR, THE WAR AFTER, unfolds the stunning tale of ‘The Magic Swan Goose & the Lord of the Forest.’ When her brother is kidnapped by a witch, a young princess must venture into the mysterious forest beyond the castle. There, the Lord of the Forest, an armor clad spirit who watches over the wilderness, comes to her aid, but the princess must rely on her wits to discover who she can trust before her family is cursed forever.
Maxx Maxximized #11 by IDW Publishing
Julie grapples with how to tell Maxx she’s contemplating leaving him while she tries to see things from Maxx’s POV. Meanwhile, Gone tries, yet again, to reason with Maxx and force him to face the secrets of the Outback and why Maxx and Julie’s relationship is based on things both would rather remain repressed… all this while Julie packs up a U-haul.
For subscription customers only… a newly colored version of the original Maxx #11 cover by Sam Kieth!
Multiversity Society of Super-Heroes Conquerors of the Counter-World #1 by DC Comics
The biggest adventure in DC Comics history continues! Grant Morrison joins modern legend Chris Sprouse (TOM STRONG, BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE, ACTION COMICS) for a trip to Earth-20 starring a Society of Super Heroes unlike anything you’ve seen before! It’s pulp Super Hero action with a post-modern twist – you can’t afford to miss it! Who is the demon-like Green Lantern protecting Earth-20? What secret does Doc Fate hold that could save the world? Who are the hand-to-hand and air-to-air combat queens known as the Blackhawks? And what happens when these heroes come face to face with their diabolical Earth-40 counterparts – led by Vandal Savage – for an epic war between parallel worlds? Find out all that and more in this exciting stand-alone issue which also acts as chapter two of the overall MULTIVERSITY storyline. Join us, if you dare, for THE MULTIVERSITY!
EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE
The Superior Spider-Man takes the fight to Karn, the man working his way through the multiverse, leaving a trail of dead spiders in his wake, but finds himself hopefully over-powered.
Can Sup’ Spidey find enough allies to make a dent in Karn?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time #4 by IDW Publishing
The Turtles’ time-travelling adventure comes to its epic conclusion in the not-too-distant future! The Turtles are shocked to discover a Manhattan greatly changed from the home they know. Surprising enemies and allies await them, in addition to grave decisions. Will they be able to make it back home AND save the future?