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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 12/3

New Comics 12/3 by Slidely Slideshow

This week in comics brings some exciting debuts including Shaft #1, Secret Six #1, Angela: Asgard's Assassin #1, Wolf Moon #1, Fight Like a Girl #1 and more. 
With the holiday season upon us there are some great gift ideas in trade paperbacks like Revival, The Movement, Morning Glories, Ciudad, and even a sex guide from the creative team behind Sex Criminals, Just the Tips

There's something for everybody today. Check out these notable new releases:

Written by David Walker. Art by Bilquis Evely. Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz and Denys Cowan. Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine with all the chicks? Shaft! Created by author Ernest Tidyman, and made famous in a series of novels and films, iconic hero Shaft makes his comic book debut in an all-new adventure. He's gone toe-to-toe with organized crime bosses, stood up to the cops, squared off against kidnappers, and foiled assassination attempts. But who was John Shaft before he became the hardboiled investigator with a reputation as big as New York City itself? Cover price $3.99.

Written by Becky Cloonan and Brendan Fletcher. Art and Cover by Karl Kerschl. If you thought getting detention was a pain, just wait till you see detention Gotham Academy-style! Cover price $2.99.

1st printing. Written by Ande Parks. Art by Fernando Leon Gonzalez. Cover by Eric Skillman. She was kidnapped and taken to the worst place on earth. He was hired to get her out. Now, they're both trapped in a city that wants them both dead, and their hopes of getting out are fading fast. From the bloodthirsty criminals, to the corrupt police, to the kid hiding a Glock under his sweatshirt on the corner, everyone wants Tyler Rake and Eva Roche dead. Set in the real world locale of Ciudad del Este, Ciudad explodes with breathtaking action and hyper violence from critically acclaimed writer Ande Parks [Capote in Kansas, Union Station], writer/directors Joe & Anthony Russo [Captain America: The Winter Soldier], and artist Fernando León González! Hardcover, 168 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Fighting for the Future!" Collects Movement (2013 DC) #7-12. Written by Gail Simone. Art by Freddie Williams. Cover by Stephen Segovia. It's the cops and politicians of Coral City against a rag-tag group of young vigilantes known as The Movement! But after the team has been taken down, only Vengeance Moth is left to protect the streets from the Graveyard Faction! Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Revival (2012 Image) #12-23 and Chew/Revival (2014 Image). Written by Tim Seeley. Art by Mike Norton. Cover by Jenny Frison. For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it's up to Officer Dana Cypress to find the murderer of her undead sister and maintain order in a town separated by ideological differences. When Dana is called to assist the FBI in New York City, she'll see how big the mystery is, and how dangerous the world can be. Hardcover, 300 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.

Written by Angelo Decesare. Art by Rich Koslowski & Various. Cover by Dan Parent. Archie knows that Veronica has a long Christmas list, but what does her dad want for Christmas? Veronica and Archie set out to buy Mr. Lodge, 'the man who has everything,' an extra special gift. But when Mr. Lodge notices the two sneaking around and plotting behind his back, he gets the idea that the two are planning to elope-and hijinks are sure to ensue! What will Mr. Lodge do? And most importantly, what will Archie and Veronica get him for Christmas? Cover price $3.99.

Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Morning Glories (2010 Image) #1-38. Written by Nick Spencer. Art by Joe Eisma. Cover by Rodin Esquejo. Introducing the first seven volumes of the critically acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling series, now collected into one massive paperback edition! At over one thousand pages, this epic volume is the perfect introduction to the spellbinding mysteries and deadly secrets of Morning Glory Academy! From the arrival of six brilliant but troubled new students to the time-spanning perils of the Woodrun contest to the violent insurrection of the Truants, this collection offers the most comprehensive exploration yet of the comic often described as "Runaways meets Lost." Softcover, 1,048 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

Written by Kieron Gillen and Marguerite Bennett. Art by Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans. Cover by Stephanie Hans. All her life, Angela -- the finest warrior of Heven -- was raised to hate Asgard with every fiber of her being. And now Angela knows the truth about her identity: She is Thor's sister. She is an Asgardian. Cast out of her home and wanting nothing to do with Asgard, Angela must now strike out on her own! But what does Angela have that both Asgard and Heven want? And why are they so eager to get it? Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

Story, Art and Cover by Jim Starlin. An all-new four-part story begins here! The Hulk is kidnapped by Pip the Troll and traded to Annihilus! Then Thanos of Titan gets thrown into the mix… Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

Written by Christopher Sebela. Art by Diego Barreto. Cover by Declan Shalvey. The crime rate in the United States has risen 400 percent. After humiliating the President in front of the world and destroying America's one chance to end World War III, Snake Plissken has become America's Most Wanted man in a land of criminals and the insane. Everyone wants Snake dead. Luckily, Snake knows the feeling all too well. War hero. Outlaw. Renegade. Snake's back! Cover price $3.99.

Written by Dan Abnett. Art by Dietrich Smith. Cover by Mike Mayhew. The shocking new Battlestar Galactica event starts here! The fleet has been travelling for ten years, and at last the human survivors seem to be leaving the war and the Cylons behind them. But the threats never go away. A voice from the past and a bizarre twist of fate leads Galactica into danger once again, and events will take place that will change everything, forever. A milestone in Battlestar continuity. Cover price $3.99.

Written by Scott Snyder & Various. Art and Cover by Tommy Lee Edwards. The events of BATMAN ETERNAL have changed the world of Batman for months - jump on here to see the new world order! The third act begins with a bang, as Gotham City's police have done the impossible - they've beaten Batman! Cover price $2.99.

Written by David Pinckney. Art and Cover by Soo Lee. Standing before a jury of nine gods, Amarosa pleads for a chance to risk her life and gain entry to the Wishing Well where she will attempt to fight her way through and survive nine trials to claim her prize: a single wish that will save her terminally-ill brother. Cover price $3.99.

Written by Frank J. Barbiere. Art and Cover by Chris Mooneyham. 'MONSTERS & MEN,' Part Two Fabian vs. Van Helsing. Cover price $3.50.

Written by Keenan Keller. Art and Cover by Tom Neely. From out of the smoke of their lost brothers' funeral pyre comes a ghostly figure from the past. A long-thought-dead member returns to The HUMANS, bringing visions of hell and loss with him and a night of mourning quickly turns into an outta-sight homecoming party! Cover price $2.99.

Written by Gail Simone. Art by Ken Lashley. Cover by Dale Eaglesham. Six strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances for an explosive first issue that will leave everyone asking, 'What is the Secret?' Cover price $2.99.

Written by Cullen Bunn. Art and Cover by Brian Hurtt. With the magical aid of Screaming Crow, Drake Sinclair and Becky Montcrief have taken the fight to the heart of the Grey Witch's empire! But the tides of battle are fickle at best. As Griselda unleashes a devastating assault, Drake and Becky are faced with a grim revelation--they may not be able to save the world after all! Cover price $3.99.

Written by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi. Art by Alex Maleev. Cover by Alex Maleev and Dave Stewart. A bizarre series of murders and rumors of something worse lead Professor Bruttenholm to send a young Hellboy to a Brazilian village on his first mission. Hellboy and a small group of agents uncover something terrible in the shadows of a sixteenth-century Portuguese fortress . . . Cover price $3.50.

1st printing. Written by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky. Art and cover by Chip Zdarsky. Just in time to come down everybody's chimneys this holiday season, the creators of SEX CRIMINALS are proud-ish to present JUST THE TIPS: a curated collection of tips, tricks, moves, advice, suggestions, stories, and confessions, how-tos, do's, don'ts, and do-agains-but-slower-this-times from the unmissable letters column of SEX CRIMINALS, alongside all-new material specially created for this collection only. Finally, a book to teach you how to not be a sex dumby no more. It's this book. Hardcover, 5-in. x 5-in., 96 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $12.99.


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