New Comic Books Spotlight for the Week of 1-28-15
Neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor dead of night can prevent the unstoppable force that is New Comics Wednesday from fulfilling its duty! As such, this week provides some really great picks and plenty of other fun reads. If you can make it to your local store you should stock up, but if you can’t you can always try digital services to get your new books. Either way you can best that dastardly devious winter storm Juno and still get your weekly comics fix!
DC has a lot to choose from this week. Amongst the trio of highlights coming later you can also pick from Arkham Manor #4, Catwoman #38, Deathstroke #4, Flash #38, Gotham Academy #4, Gotham by Midnight #3, Harley Quinn #14, Justice League Dark #38, Red Lanterns #38, Secret Origins #9, and Sinestro #9.
Marvel has one pretty high profile book debuting this week along with other choices such as All-New Invaders #14, Amazing X-Men #16, Deadpool #41, Inhuman #11, New Avengers #29, Spider-Man 2099 #8, Spider-Man & the X-Men #2, Thor #4, and Uncanny X-Men #30.
Image has Dying and the Dead #1 by Jonathan Hickman, Revival #27, and Sex Criminals #10. IDW Publishing has Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #4 and X-Files Season 10 #20.
Aquaman #38 (DC)
As if things weren’t already getting troublesome for Aquaman, who is trying to figure out what happened to the remains of this mother, things got even hairier last issue when he met up with Grodd.
Batman #38 (DC)
The intensity continues to grow in the “Endgame” story. Masterfully using his skills as a horror writer, Snyder is able to make this both a tale of two titans as well as a haunting and infectious chain of events in Gotham. The ante went way up after last issue, so the question is: what is the endgame for “Endgame”?
Multiversity Guidebook #1 (DC)
It’s not the final chapter, but this one is your complete guide to the DC Multiverse! Written completely by Grant Morrison, this 80-page behemoth contains all you need to know about the 52 universes along with a map and other miscellaneous goodies. All of this comes at a price though; this issue is $7.99.
Bitch Planet #2 (Image)
The first issue released to rave reviews. Now someone is framed for murder inside the prison and in order get any leniency a potential punishment, her crew has to square off in a battle royale against a visiting team of male prisoners.
Uncanny Avengers #1 (Marvel)
So the lineup of the Avengers Unity Squad has been shuffled somewhat for this newest iteration. Captain America, Scarlet Witch, Rogue, Quicksilver, Vision, Sabretooth, and Brother Voodoo have to deal with an old foe who has a terrible secret as well as investigating what is going on with Counter-Earth. The creative team from the end of the last volume returns with Rick Remender (AXIS) writing and Daniel Acuña (Avengers, Uncanny Avengers) still providing the gorgeous art.
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