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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 1/21

New Comics 1/21 by Slidely Slideshow

Another great week of comics the week we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and what better way in comics than with John Lewis' March Book Two. The award-winning graphic novel series recounts the Congressman and civil rights icon's march through history. 
Brand new debuts include Galaxy Quest, based on the cult comedy film about a group of actors from a popular sci-fi television show who are kidnapped by aliens who think they're really space cadets to hel save their planet. 

Get a new run of Powers from Brian Michael Bendis just in time to catch the live action show on the PlayStation Network this year. Also, check out the compelling new series from Michael Moreci, The Burning Fields from BOOM! Studios. For more light-hearted fare pick-up Patrick Pidgeon's Creeple Peeple from IDW. 

As for this week's sure bets make sure to keep up with Goners#4, Moon Knight #11, and Red Sonja #14.

Happy reading!


Written by Patrick Pidgeon and Matt Anderson. Art and Cover by Tim Lattie. It's weird science gone wild! A trio of gifted lab students hatches a bizarre scheme that runs amok when they inadvertently create a mystical bunch of wildly creepy troll-creatures that wreak havoc on campus. Cover price $3.99.



Written by Matt Kindt & Various. Art by Simon Roy & Various. Cover by Scott Kolins. Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins deliver an exciting prologue to their new superhero science-fiction series PastAways, in which the team shows up in the present for the first time! Dig into a short story featuring Simon Roy's Paleolithic shaman detective Tiger Lung-then buy the hardcover collection of Tiger Lung this month! Check out Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway's Semiautomagic; Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Andy Kuhn's Wrestling with Demons; and Peter Tomasi and Keith Champagne's The Mighty, written by Champagne, with art by Leonard Kirk! Plus, read another Ed Brisson Murder Book story, featuring art from Brian Level! Cover price $4.99.



Written by Jacob Semahn. Art and Cover by Jorge Corona. 'WE ALL FALL DOWN,' Part Four With the power vacuum widening, the horrors that stalk the Latimers set their eyes on King's Bluff itself. Cover price $2.99.



Written by Ollie Masters. Art by Ming Doyle. Cover by Becky Cloonan. Kath and Raven continue to solidify their bloody hold over the rackets of Hell's Kitchen, and we get a glimpse into their childhood - and what it was like being rival siblings of the toughest Irish gangster in New York. Cover price $2.99.



Written by Brian Wood. Art by Greg Smallwood. Cover by Declan Shalvey. MOON KNIGHT: FUGITIVE! Mr. Knight finds himself in the custody of the NYPD and things do not go well for anyone! Rated T Cover price $3.99.



Written by Michael Stock. Art and Cover by Sina Grace. It was two days after Christmas, and Penny's first thought was 'If you can't trust your best friend, who can you trust?' So she gave the Wishing Box to her best friend Elizabeth. Or...PRINCESS Elizabeth, as she was soon known in her kingdom of Southern California where she ruled over all the dragons and beasties and even Penny herself. Cover price $2.99.



Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art and Cover by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray. The team of Batman and Robin are together again! But what is the new dynamic for this crimefighting duo now that Damian has super powers of his own? Cover price $2.99.



Written by Michael Moreci and Tim Daniel. Art and Cover by Colin Lorimer. Dana Atkinson, a dishonorably discharged army investigator, is pulled back to the Middle East when a group of American oil technicians disappear under bizarre circumstances. With the help of an Iraqi investigator, what Dana discovers is unimaginable: a series of unusual incidents at the drill site lead her and her unlikely ally to discover a mythic evil that has been released, one that threatens both the lives of the entire region and the fragile peace that exists. Cover price $3.99.



Written by Gail Simone. Art by Walter Geovani. Cover by Jenny Frison. Red Sonja's new soul-searing epic, the FORGIVING OF MONSTERS, continues, as a brutal and repulsive parasite has infected the She-devil, right as she is on the trail of the last survivor of the marauders who murdered her village! This is Sonja as you have never seen her before, don't miss it! Gail Simone's epic story ends with issue #18, so prepare for the culmination of her epic run! Cover price $3.99.



Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art and Cover by Michael Avon Oeming. Just in time for the debut of the long-awaited POWERS TV show comes this brand-new number one, a perfect jumping-on point for fans new and old! The Eisner Award-winning POWERS tells the story of homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, who are assigned cases specifically involving powers. If a superhero falls dead from the sky or a super villain is found dead in the gutter, it's up to Walker and Pilgrim to solve the case. But having barely survived the most harrowing case of their careers and discovering government corruption of the highest level, Walker and Pilgrim are now faced with the most difficult decision they've ever had to make. Plus: the discovery of a power no one has ever seen before! This issue - double sized for the regular price - will also include an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the POWERS TV show with never-before-seen pictures from the set. Mature Cover price $3.99.



Written by Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Paolo Rivera. The year's most epic new adventure ratchets up the stakes as Bloodshot is drafted into the eons-old war against mankind's oldest, darkest enemy! The Immortal Enemy has crawled out from the black depths of history to destroy this generation's Geomancer and send Earth back to the Dark Ages! Now…the Eternal Warrior, Ninjak, and Kay McHenry must overcome their worst nightmares before the unlikeliest of white knights rides in to save the day. Will he be enough to battle back the unyielding evil that threatens to plunge the Valiant Universe into the darkness? Cover price $3.99.



Volume 2 - 1st printing. Written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin. Art by Nate Powell. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell. After the success of the Nashville sit-in movement, Lewis' commitment to social change through nonviolence is stronger than ever - but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before. Ttheir courage will attract the notice of powerful allies, and once Lewis is elected chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, he'll find himself helping to lead the greatest demonstration in American history: the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 10-in., 176 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.95.



Written by Erik Burnham. Art and Cover by Nacho Arranz. Once upon a time, a troupe of has-been actors that starred on an old sci-fi show were enlisted by an alien race to save them from an intergalactic tyrant. Despite being way out of their depth, the cast somehow managed to save the aliens and stay alive... but their actions in outer space may have had dire consequences for another world. Cover price $3.99.

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