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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 11/19

new comics 11/19 by Slidely Slideshow

This week's comic book offerings include some of the best horror stories in the business - Goners #2, Criminal Macabre: The Third Child #3, and Afterlife with Archie Magazine #2. Each with their own spin on suspense and gore. There's never been a greater time to be a fan of supernatural storytelling. 

Meredith and David Finch take over Wonder Woman this week in issue #36. After the incredible run of Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang to reboot the Amazon warrior for the New 52 the Finchs have large shoes to fill. The veteran creators should be up to the task. 

Harley Quinn #12 continues to dominate the sales chart for DC Comics while Ray Fawkes debuts Intersect #1, Michael Avon Oeming releases Sinergy #1 for Image and Dennis Hopeless unleashes Spider-Woman #1 for Marvel.

As far as trades go, Greg Rucka's Lazarus The First Collection covers the first 9 issues of the acclaimed series in a hardcover edition. Jeff Lemire reinvents the Teen Titans in the highly anticipated Earth One Teen Titans Volume One.

Happy reading!

CRIMINAL MACABRE THE FIRST CHILD #3
(W) Steve Niles (A) Christopher Mitten (CA) Justin Erickson 
The world is rioting and everyone has turned to their darker sides. In all this mayhem, Cal seeks help from those long gone, but can he and the few outcasts still on his side save a world that has always shunned them?
•   From the writer of Breath of Bones and 30 Days of Night!
 
INTERSECT #1
(W/A/CA) Ray Fawkes 
Blood rains from the skies. A hypnotic voice trills over the airwaves as bodies shift and grow in horrifying new directions. Are you ready for the new world? RAY FAWKES, acclaimed creator of One Soul and writer of Constantine and Batman: Eternal, launches a terrifying monthly odyssey of madness and warped flesh in this lush, fully-painted debut issue!
 
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE MAGAZINE #2
(W) Roberto Aguirre Sacasa (A/CA) Francesco Francavilla 
From Archie Comics. The end of the world is here ... The horror continues as a zombified Jughead goes on a relentless hunt for brains in this shocking series by Harvey Award-winning comic/screenwriter Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Stephen King's The StandArchie Meets Glee) and Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla (BatmanBlack Beetle). When he performs a despicable and frightening act in front of everyone at the Halloween dance, tensions start to rise and fears begin to mount - who will be next to join Jughead in the Afterlife? And what about those who are already infected? Be warned, kiddies, this one's not for the faint of heart! This magazine-size edition of the award-winning Afterlife with Archiefeatures sorcery stories from the vault, a very special preview of the upcoming Sabrina series and all-new extra features.  For TEEN+ readers. Scheduled to ship 11/19/14. (24)
 
WONDER WOMAN #36
(W) Meredith Finch (A/CA) David Finch, Richard Friend 
Please welcome the new superstar creative team of writer Meredith Finch and artist David Finch! As this new epic begins, the fate of the Amazons is about to be revealed, major new characters will be introduced and a new villain will arrive with enough power to defeat the combined might of Wonder Woman and her Justice League teammates! Don't miss the start of this story that guest stars Swamp Thing! It will define what it takes for Diana to fulfill her destiny as Wonder Woman! 
HARLEY QUINN #12
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin (CA) Amanda Conner 
Harley's over the moon about teaming up with the all-powerful Power Girl...but it won't take X-ray vision for Power Girl to see that something's not right with her new best bud!

LUMBERJANES #8
(W) Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson (A) Brooke A. Allen (CA) Noelle Stevenson 
This crazy war between Apollo and Artemis finally reaches its peak and it's up to the Lumberjanes to save their camp from this crazy sibling rivalry. All questions are finally answered and the scouts learn the true importance of trust and friendship.


GONERS #2

(W) Jacob Semahn (A/CA) Jorge Corona
 
"WE ALL FALL DOWN," Part TwoAssault on the King's Bluff Police Station as the Latimer children fight their way out against the onslaught of horrors that stalk them.

SINERGY #1
(W) Michael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma (A) Taki Soma, Michael Avon Oeming (CA) Michael Avon Oeming 
FROM THE CO-CREATOR OF THE HIT SERIES POWERS!
Jess was on her way to college with an athletic scholarship-until her first sexual experience enabled her to see inter-dimensional monsters who live secretly among us and feed on SINERGY (energies emitted by sin)!
Oh, and did we mention that her boyfriend is one of them and that her father wants her to start hunting these monsters with him?
 
SOLAR THE MAN OF THE ATOM #7
(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A) Jonathan Lau (CA) Juan Doe 
In "Spaceship of Death," Solar - powerless and light-years from earth - has no choice but to stow away on a random cargo ship headed in the general direction of the Milky Way.  But she's quick to discover that she's not the only dangerous cosmic-powered being on board...
 
SPIDER-WOMAN #1
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A/CA) Greg Land 
New Ongoing Series/Spider-Verse Tie-In! 
Jessica Drew has been an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., and agent of S.W.O.R.D., an Avenger and so much more. But nothing could prepare her for the multidimensional insanity that is Spider-Verse! A war is brewing, and every spider-character in the multiverse is a target! But being a target is something Jessica Drew just won't abide. She's a woman with a mission and with Silk, the newest spider-character on the block at her side, she'll have to put all her training to the test if she wants to make it out of Spider-Verse alive!
SPIDER-VERSE KICKS OFF A NEW ONGOING SERIES!
•  Dennis Hopeless (CABLE & X-FORCE, AVENGERS: ARENA) and Greg Land (UNCANNY X-MEN) bring you a universe spanning adventure starring Jessica Drew Spider-Woman and the newest spider-hero, SILK!
Rated T+
 
EARTH ONE TEEN TITANS VOLUME 1
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Terry Dodson & Various (CA) Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson 
  In this new, original graphic novel, the young heroes of the Teen Titans never felt like normal kids...but they had no idea how right they were. Their seemingly idyllic Oregon upbringing hides a secret - one that will bring killers, shamans, and extraterrestrials down on their heads, and force them into an alliance that could shake the planet to its foundations! 
The superstar team of writer Jeff Lemire (ANIMAL MAN, GREEN ARROW) and artist Terry Dodson (WONDER WOMAN, HARLEY QUINN) reinvent DC's youngest heroes, with an all-new mythos in an all-new world! 
WITCHBLADE #179
(W) David Hine (A/CA) Laura Braga
Sara Pezzini's fiercest ally in her battles against the supernatural has always been the Witchblade. But what happens if the Witchblade abandons Sara when she needs it most? A shocking turn of events leaves Sara alone and in deadly danger!


LAZARUS THE FIRST COLLECTION
(W) Greg Rucka (A) Michael Lark (CA) Owen Freeman 
This prestige hardcover collects the first two arcs of the critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling series; "Family," which introduces Forever Carlyle and her Family as they are brought to the brink of war in a future of economic collapse; and "Lift," where Forever uncovers a terrorist plot against her Family while another family altogether, the Barrets, take desperate measures to escape their life of poverty. PLUS! Never-before-seen work by MICHAEL LARK and graphic designer ERIC TRAUTMANN, and exclusive world-building content.
Collects LAZARUS #1-9 with four-page preview and additional content.


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