NEW COMICS 1/7/15 by Slidely Slideshow
The holiday season may be over but the gifts keep on coming as this week's selection of new comic books is an embarrassment of riches. We could have added ten more comics to take note of but there are limits but luckily not for readers. You literally could stand blind-folded in front of the new releases section at your local comic book store and pick a great book. Such is the case today as many fantastic reads await your purchase. Here are just a few of them.
Written by Matt Hawkins. Art and Cover by Stejpan Sejic. In the future there is no more natural death, no needs unfilled and everything you could ever want is yours… as long as you're one of the ones chosen to live in this new Utopia and you're willing to subjugate yourself to these new self-proclaimed gods with 'IX's emblazoned on them. Do the ends truly justify the means? Is a utopia built on genocide worth the price? Aphrodite, Velocity, Hades, and the other Nines establish fiefdoms in this new world and attempt to rule. Their internal clashes have escalated, but they are forced to put that aside as they face off against the relentless hordes of the Darkness. The sins of the past have come to claim those who would pretend to be Gods. The cybernetic future established in APHRODITE IX and CYBER FORCE finally comes face-to-face with the supernatural ARTIFACTS side of the Top Cow universe! Cover price $3.99.
1st printing. Written by Brad Meltzer. Art and cover by Chris Eliopoulos. Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. But he lived at a time before the Civil Rights Movement, when the rules weren't fair to African Americans. Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black player in Major League Baseball, and his bravery changed African-American history and led the way to equality in all sports in America. Hardcover, 8-in. x 8-in., 40 pages, full color. Cover price $12.99.