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COMIC BOOK PREVIEWS: Notable Selections for Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New Comics 5/28 by Slidely Slideshow

Tomorrow is NEW COMIC BOOK DAY so take a sneak peek at some of the notable choices you'll face at your local comic book store or digital retailer.


The second chapter of “ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY” reveals an entirely new Gotham City. Unraveling the mysteries set forth by the Riddler, Batman must learn to work with his new ally, Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and do whatever it takes to survive!

Cover Price: $3.50
Digital Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: MAR140477
Published: May 28, 2014
Welcome to the “Chicago Organized Workers League”— the world’s first Super-Hero Labor Union! While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable “brotherhood” of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet—a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great villains, C.O.W.L. attempts to prove its value to the world and to each other, while staving off villainy from both outside and inside its offices.
Cover Price: $3.50
Digital Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: MAR140601
Published: May 28, 2014
It’s Friday night in Craw County, Alabama. Which means Coach Euless Boss is walking the sidelines like a god. And somebody is fixin’ to die.

Price: $2.99
Diamond ID: MAR140475
Published: May 28, 2014

Ten years after they landed. All over the world. And they did nothing, standing on the surface of the Earth like trees, exerting their silent pressure on the world, as if there were no-one here and nothing under foot. Ten years since we learned that there is intelligent life in the universe, but that they did not recognize us as intelligent or alive. Beginning a new science fiction graphic novel by WARREN ELLIS and JASON HOWARD. 
Captain Midnight has no time to mourn the death of an ally while an old friend is trying to kill him! Fueled by righteous fury, Midnight faces an impossible choice: Should he kill one friend to avenge another? Midnight pulls no punches to achieve a better tomorrow . . . but can he pull the trigger?
* Written by Joshua Williamson (Ghosted, Masks and Mobsters, Uncharted)!

Furious meets her nemesis—a dangerous and deranged shadow from her past—head on. The life of an innocent hangs in the balance as the two face off, and Furious’s doppelgänger, obsessed with unmasking the celebrity vigilante, fights to expose the truth at any cost! As the media broadcast this public showdown, can Furious overcome her own demons in time to save the day? 
* The creators of the Harvey Award–winning Mice Templar join forces again for a creator-owned superhero series!
With the team spread out around the world on the hunt for the Magician, each member faces a deadly trial—and one doesn’t return!

Tom Ferris lives in a world of costumes and wonder. Figures streaking across the sky, hurling themselves over rooftops at night. They are commonplace. But Tom doesn't notice that world anymore. His world is made up of spreadsheets, phone bills, software, coffee, collared shirts. Every night, he lies awake, wishing to be the man he once was. Today, Tom gets his wish. And the world will never forget him again.

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of THE DELINQUENTS #1 (of 4) – the FIRST ISSUE of an all-new superhero joyride colliding Quantum and Woody and Archer & Armstrong for the summer's most disastrous team-up adventure! From fan favorite writers James Asmus (Quantum and Woody) and Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong) and heat-seeking artist Kano (Quantum and Woody, Immortal Iron Fist), start reading here on August 20th as the VALIANT FIRST initiative unleashes another must-read starting point for two sets of heroes with one big problem…each other!
Quantum and Woody are the world’s worst superhero team. Archer & Armstrong are a mismatched pair of conspiracy-busting adventurers. When a mysterious force unites these ill-suited and irresponsible “heroes” for a cross-country race through the darkest corners of American mythology, all hell is bound to break loose. Can two busted pairs become four of a kind in time to defeat the Hobo King, save the day, and make it back home in time for happy hour? Let’s hope so…’cause these guys make a really, really bad team. (And you don’t even want to know about the Goat!) 
The race begins on August 20th, only in THE DELINQUENTS #1 (of 4) – featuring a standard cover by Eisner Award-winner Paolo Rivera, plus a #ValiantCraft shelf cover by Valiant 8-Bit superstar Donovan Santiago!


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