Read These Comics For The Week Of 12/31

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Dead Boy Detectives #1 by DC/Vertigo Comics

From the pages of THE SANDMAN, Neil Gaiman’s dead boys get their own monthly series! As fans of storybook detectives, Edwin Paine (died 1916) and Charles Rowland (died 1990) will take on any and all mysteries – including their own untimely deaths! The dead boys head back to St. Hilarions, where bullying headmasters continue to rule the school. But when they investigate the lingering mysteries of their own deaths, they meet a young girl named Crystal whose tech skills and strange link to the undead earn her a place as a new detective. DEAD BOY DETECTIVES is a fast-paced adventure series that takes us from the bustling streets of contemporary London to Japanese-inspired video games and dangerous worlds perched somewhere between the now and nevermore.

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Legenderry A Steampunk Adventure #1 by Dynamite Entertainment

It’s a world in which the great heroes of our stories live in the flesh. We start in the Big City, protected by Vampirella and the Green Hornet. A scarlet clad woman of mystery rushes into a bar, pursued by a team of assassins. The terror that breaks loose there and then will eventually lead (in the issues that follow) to The Phantom’s Jungle, Flash Gordon’s space age town of Landing, battles in the sky with Captain Victory, and so much more, until finally, we arrive in the Monstrous Lands, protected by… well, nobody.

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Illegitimates #1 by IDW Publishing

Jack Steele: World renowned agent of OLYMPUS, super-spy, debonair, lover of ladies, man-slut. While facing off with his arch-nemesis, Viktor Dannikor, Steele faces his biggest defeat, but who will take his place? Olympus scrambles to find not one, but FIVE newbie agents to fill the void and, unbeknownst to them, they share a common thread. Can these five strangers embrace their fates and come together to save the world? They are THE ILLEGITIMATES! And if you called them bastards…. you’d be absolutely right!

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Guardians of the Galaxy #10 by Marvel Comics

Angela and Gamora go hunting. Special guest artist Kevin Maguire (Justice League, Batman Confidential, X-Men)

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Todd  The Ugliest Kid On Earth #8 by Image Comics

Our first Christmas issue! Holiday Gift Bonus: Todd Fold Out Origami with every issue! In this thrilling conclusion to the PBS arc, Charlie Rose unleashes the full force of his demonic power, Peggy’s home pregnancy test catches fire, and Gus discovers Todd has the highly marketable power to restore virginity

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Grimm Fairy Tales Presents OZ #5 by Zenescope Entertainment

As the first Oz miniseries races towards its conclusion Dorothy finally arrives at the Emerald City where she finds the final piece of the Veridian scepter. But the Wicked Witch of the West and her army are not far behind and she plans to destroy the city and everyone in it on her path to conquer Oz. And the Witch has a special surprise for Dorothy that she will unleash to devastating results.

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Read These Comics for The Week of 11/6

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Alex + Ada #1 by Image Comics

From JONATHAN LUNA (GIRLS, THE SWORD, Spider-Woman, ULTRA) and SARAH VAUGHN (Sparkshooter) comes ALEX + ADA, a sci-fi drama set in the near future. The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But when Ada is dropped into his life, will Alex keep her? This will be JONATHAN LUNA’s return to comics after three years off since the end of THE SWORD!

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Amazing X-Men (vol 2) #1 by Marvel Comics

An AMAZING new era for the X-Men starts here! Ever since his Nightcrawler’s death in X-MEN MESSIAH COMPLEX, the X-Men have been without their heart and soul. After learning that their friend may not be gone after all, it’s up to WOLVERINE, STORM, BEAST, ICEMAN, NORTHSTAR and FIRESTAR to find and bring back the fan favorite fuzzy blue elf! Super star artist ED MCGUINNESS (HULK) joins master X-Writer JASON AARON (WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN, X-MEN: SCHISM) to bring you the most exciting comic on the stands!

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Emerald City of OZ #4 by Marvel Comics

Bunnies! Lots of bunnies! Including a King Bunny who doesn’t want to be a king.
Babies! Babies in mortal danger! Including one baby almost crushed beneath the wheels of Ozma’s Red Wagon and another baby nearly torn to pieces by tigers and bears. Well, sort of.
Then Ozma discovers the Nome Army’s impending invasion of Oz. Is Ozma too late to save her land from annihilation?

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Forever Evil #3 by DC Comics

The first universe-wide event of The New 52 continues to explode across the DC Universe! With the world under the rule of the mysterious and deadly Crime Syndicate and our greatest heroes dead, it’s up to the unlikeliest of defenders to rise up to save us – humanity’s only hope-Lex Luthor?! Plus, a startling revelation about the dark secret of the Syndicate’s mission on Earth-and what it means for the future of the DC Universe and its heroes and villains.

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Iron Man (vol 5) #18 by Marvel Comics

AN ALL NEW ARC BEGINS! ‘IRON METROPOLITAN’ PART ONE!

  • TONY STARK has returned from space with a vision of a better world.
  • Who is his secret ally? What is his secret resource? Who on Earth would stop him?
  • The MANDARIN is dead. He died at the end of Fraction’s run. There’s probably a reason why we’re mentioning it.

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Screwed #6 by Zenescope Entertainment

It’s been a long and crazy road for Anne, but can it finally come to an end? While desperately racing to save Erin from the maniacal Suture, Anne finds herself face to face with the man who ‘screwed’ her out of her happy life. Broken, exhausted and desperately holding onto sanity, she’s the only one who can possibly stop the monsters and save Erin before it’s too late! Don’t miss this electrifying final chapter of Tyler Kirkham’s Screwed!

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’68 Hallowed Ground One-Shot by Image Comics

THIS SPECIAL ONE-SHOT IS DEDICATED TO THE LATE JOSH MEDORS AND HIS FAMILY – A SPECIAL STORY FOR A SPECIAL FRIEND. On February 13, 1968, a passenger train derails in Streiner, Mississippi when a rotting mass of the living dead blocks the tracks. Hundreds are killed and the few desperate survivors are forced to hole up as best they can within the confines of the small rural town. Trapped in a tiny church, two soldiers fresh from the killing fields of Vietnam must do their best to defend a handful of civilians from the oncoming horde of flesh-eating cadavers. While a man named for the devil holds the barricaded sanctuary, a sniper in the belfry above practices his deadly trade, slaying the ‘disciples’ of hell from a hundred yards away. Together, they must brave the living nightmares of 1968 and fight to hold their tiny piece of HALLOWED GROUND.

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Superman Unchained #4 by DC Comics

Superman rushes to stop Ascension’s attack and kicks off a huge battle with Wraith! Besieged on all sides, Superman has no choice but to call in some powerful friends…

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Trillium #4 by DC/Vertigo

Everything Nika and William thought they knew is thrown into question as the world of Trillium is twisted inside out. New universes emerge in the wake of last issue’s shocking ending, and William and Nika find themselves more lost than ever!

Read These Comics for Week of 10/9

This week features a heavy dose of zombie and Halloween books. The Walking Dead features multiple covers that come together to make one large image in celebration of 10th anniversary of book and season 4 premiere of television show on Sunday Oct 13. For more information about these comics and many other visit your local comic book shop.

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Astro City (vol 3) #5 by DC Comics

What secrets hide in Astro City’s past? And what does the Broken Man fear? Take a look into the days before Astro City was renamed as you meet the Blasphemy Agency, watch Dame Progress battle Mister Cakewalk, and learn what lies behind the mask of Lord Saampa, the Serpent’s Tongue, in a trio of revelatory adventures. Hints, portents, and mysteries unfold, as the Broken Man’s story is explored.

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Batman (vol 2) #24 by 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!

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Buck Rogers In The 25th Century by Hermes Press

The adventure that started in Howard Chaykin’s new ground-breaking tale of the new Buck Rogers continues! Over eighty years after the creation of the newspaper strip that became a household word, Chaykin has returned the character and his universe back to basics: Buck Rogers, former World War I ace is accidentally suspended in time only to awaken to a new and different earth, 500 years in the future, fragmented by war and ruled by an omnipotent force – the Chinese. Now, Buck along with Colonel Wilma Deering, begin a new fight, to free the United States! See the startling plot twists as this classic tale of sci-fi adventure hits its stride!

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Dexter #4 by 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!

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Infinity #4 by Marvel Comics

Negotiating the fall of worlds.

The Illuminati versus Thanos.

Thor, God of War.

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Forever Evil Arkham War #1 by 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?

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Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Oz #3 by Zenescope Entertainment

Dorothy’s travels through the land of Oz in search of the Veridian Scepter bring her face to face with one danger after another. Luckily along with the danger with the she also finds new allies in the Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow… but unknown to Dorothy and Glinda one of these new companions may not be the noble friend they pretend to be.

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Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Through The Looking Glass #1 by Zenescope 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.

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Sons of Anarchy #2 by Boom! Studios

With the Ghost Brothers hot on her tail and no one left to turn to after the death of her uncle, Kozik, Kendra finds the only person in the world left who might help her: Tig Trager. But Tig answers to SAMCRO, and SAMCRO just might answer to a higher power… that wants Kendra six feet under.

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Screwed #5 by Zenescope Entertainment

A demon from the past appears to threaten Erin’s sanity. Anne attempts to reach out to the life she once knew but can she get past the monster she’s become? Meanwhile the main event that fans have been asking for since issue 1 arrives: Agent Simon and Suture face off and only one will walk away! And the stage is set for the explosive finale as the mysterious puppeteer who has been pulling the strings is finally revealed!

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Superman Wonder Woman #1 by 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 gate-fold cover that opens up to a triptych with Superman and Wonder Woman in the center!

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The Walking Dead #115 by Image Comics

ALL-OUT WAR BEGINS! The biggest story-line 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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Zombies Vs. Cheerleaders (vol 2) #3 by 3 Finger Prints

Featuring the ZvC debut of indie star creator Ray Friesen (Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken) and a new Becky & Bob adventure! Also, a new installment of Rich Koslowski’s Death Valley High. Includes the second of the three Z-V-C puzzle variant covers!

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Zombie Tramp trade paperback by Action Lab Entertainment

A high-priced Hollywood call-girl gets set up on a bad date by her transvestite madame, gets bitten by a zombie, and then seeks out vengeance on those who wronged her! Cartoon grind-house action abounds – with voodoo queens, zombie convicts, and crooked LAPD! The sold-out and out-of-print first volume gets re-mastered, with a new cover, deleted scenes, and more!