New comics 3/25/15 by Slidely Slideshow
This week in comics is so stacked with quality reads it proves that perhaps you can have too much of a good thing. We've only scratched the surface in our weekly round-up of notable new comic book releases. There's everything from a new Jem and the Hologram series to the on-going scarefest Wytches from Scott Snyder and Jock and everything in between. You can't go wrong today. Check out this week's comics of note.
Written by Kelly Thompson. Art by Ross Campbell. Cover by Ross Campbell. SHOWTIME, SYNERGY! Meet JERRICA BENTON-a girl with a secret. She and her sister KIMBER team with two friends to become… JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS! But what does it mean to be JEM today? Fashion, art, action, and style collide in the most outrageous comic of 2015! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov. Art and Cover by Gabo. Jude and Hemingway have been sucked into Hell... and it's surprisingly nice. While Hemingway is seduced by the glamor and fun of the underworld (plus his cat is there!), Jude is whisked away to meet with a devil. When it all goes south, though, it's up to Nettie and Essie to get them out. Cover price $3.99.
Story, Art and Cover by Eric Powell. As the Goon patiently waits for the men sent to kill him, he passes the time with a classic book that parallels his descent into a man turned animal. Cover price $3.50.
Written by Joshua Williamson. Art and Cover by Michael Broussard. Captain Midnight is on the hunt in Arcadia, but vigilante hero X doesn't tolerate trespassers in his city. Especially when mayhem tends to follow close behind. But when the high-flying hero finds the Archon's archnemesis, the Mark, he learns the height of peril presented by the world's most dangerous man. Cover price $2.99.
Written by Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt. Art and Cover by Paolo Rivera. The darkness is now! The heroes of the Valiant Universe make their triumphant last stand at the end of all things! The Immortal Enemy has all but won and only Bloodshot and Geomancer are left to stand against his darkness. Are they willing to save humanity if it means losing their own - and each other? Cover price $3.99.
Story, Art and Cover by Felipe Smith. FATAL FINISH LINE! What is the shocking fate of ROBBIE'S brother, GABE? Will Robbie finally be pushed over the edge by the evil of ELI MORROW? And…THE MOST UNEXPECTED GHOST RIDER EVER!!!! Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.
Written by Joe Casey. Art and Cover by Jim Mahfood. The world of Miami Vice is turned on its head in a way that's got to be seen to be believed! Detectives Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs are taking on crime in a city rampant with danger at every turn! An '80s classic is now a Lion Forge re-imagining for a bold, new audience! Cover price $3.99.
Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Kieron Gillen. Art and Cover by Salvador Larroca. When a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to? Meet Aphra-the galaxy's foremost raider of lost weaponry! Plus: could these be the deadly droids she's looking for? Rated T Cover price $3.99.
Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover. Written by Becky Cloonan and Brendan Fletcher. Art by Karl Kerschl. Cover by Babs Tarr. Holy cow, it's Taco Tuesday! Oh...and Olive battles Batman! Cover price $2.99.
Written by Duane Swierczynski. Art by Michael Gaydos & Various. Cover by Francesco Francavilla. 'The Bullet's Kiss, Part 2' The acclaimed crime series continues with another dose of deadly noir by two masters of the genre. When you steal from the underworld, the underworld will come looking for you-even if you're a cop. Greg Hettinger has unwittingly crossed the city's most fearsome drug lord-a man only known as 'The Connection,' who sends two of his most fearsome lieutenants after Greg. It's one thing to have trouble come knocking on your front door. But it's another when it's already inside your house! Cover price $3.99.
1st printing. Written by Jay Faerber. Art by Nate Stockman. Cover by Paul Little. Paragon is Rainier City's greatest super-hero. Callum Finney is a lowly henchman in mobster Liam Quinlan's organization. When Callum stumbles upon Paragon's secret identity, both of their lives change forever. Callum sees his ticket to true power. Paragon sees his life - and the lives of his ex-wife and children - in jeopardy. Forced to do Callum's bidding, just how many compromises can a super-hero make before he becomes a super-villain? And how far is Callum willing to go in his quest for power? Softcover, 136 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Sex Criminals (2013) #1-10. Written by Matt Fraction. Art and cover by Ziggy Chooch. Collecting the first ten issues of the Eisner and Harvey award-winning, TIME Magazine Best Comic of the year of our lord 2013, SEX CRIMINALS, in an oversized hardcover format guaranteed to embarrass you to order. Hardcover, 256 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $39.99.
Written by Ryan Ferrier. Art and Cover by Devaki Neogi. Lines have been crossed and The Wrath has kidnapped one of The Fever. Now that Betty has given King Charles the perfect excuse to start a turf war, any old rules and truces have been called off. Machette Betty will have to make a decision-the safety of her town or the life of one of her own? Cover price $3.99.
Written by Bryce Carlson. Art and Cover by Vanesa Del Rey. Crime is down in Los Angeles-at least, on the surface. Mickey Cohen has been quiet since his release from prison and the LAPD has seemingly regained control of the city. But the underground is a different story. Det. Harvey Slater and company have spent the last two years focused on Domino and his Syndicate's unrelenting infiltration, but no matter how many people the hit squad kills, the real fight for Los Angeles rages on. Meanwhile, Slater's being hounded by Internal Affairs, Bonnie Brae is missing, and everything is falling apart at the seams. Cover price $3.99.
Image Edition - Volume 3 - 1st printing. "The Dead and the Dying!" Collects Criminal (2006) #11-15. Written by Ed Brubaker. Art by Sean Phillips. CRIMINAL, VOL. 3: THE DEAD AND THE DYING - It's the ultimate '70s noir from the noir masters! A beautiful but damaged woman returns home with nothing but vengeance on her mind, and two best friends, one the son of the city's crime kingpin, are caught in the crossfire. BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS get experimental, with three interlinking viewpoints that tell a tragic tale. Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $14.99.
Written by Ryan Ferrier. Art and Cover by Valentin Ramon. Invasion! D4VE's crisis spirals out of control when his home life and his day job take some unexpected turns, but a new presence on 34RTH ignites his long-lost spark for battle. D4VE also faces his greatest challenge yet: fatherhood. Cover price $3.99.
Story, Art and Cover by Jimmie Robinson. 'JOURNEY,' Part Two Just as their journey begins, Lila finds herself kidnapped by the Mool, creatures of the Empty. Tanoor and Fenx set out to rescue her, but first they must track the Mools to their hidden lair. Meanwhile, Lila's fiancé investigates Lila's disappearance, but finds more questions than answers. Cover price $3.50.
Written by Jacob Semahn. Art and Cover by Jorge Corona. 'WE ALL FALL DOWN,' Conclusion Josiah and Zoe are put to the test as the world stands on the brink of destruction. Cover price $2.99.
Written by Paul Tobin. Art by Sandy Jarrell. Cover by Chip Zdarsky. IMPOSSIBLE TRANSFORMATION! Who, What, Where, Why, When and How is Jungle Jim? Should our band of Beast-Men and aliens ask for his help? Can he be trusted? Is he on the side of angels? And will he fully commit to wearing pants!? Cover price $3.99.
Written by Daryl Gregory. Art by Brent Peeples. Cover bySergio Fernandez Davila. The Big City gang war heats up, and there's a bounty on the Green Hornet's head! The Hornet and Kato start their hunt for the secret architect of the war, which leads them to the headquarters of the strangest cult in the city, the Clockwork Cathedral. When the great and powerful Tik-Tok asks for donations, they will be collected! Cover price $3.99.
1st printing. Collects Roche Limit (2014) #1-5. Written by Michael Moreci. Art and cover by Vic Malhotra. "Our destiny is the stars, and I will lead us there." Twenty years after this promise, billionaire Langford Skaargard's dream of cosmic exploration is no more. Roche Limit, a colony situated on the cusp of a mysterious energy anomaly, is a melting pot of crime and terrible secrets. When Bekkah Hudson goes missing, the search to find her will plunge her sister and a cadre of the colony's underworld figures into an odyssey that reveals a grim future for mankind. Presenting the first part of the sold-out, critically-acclaimed sci-fi trilogy! Softcover, 136 pages, full color. Cover price $9.99.
Written by Gail Simone. Art by Walter Geovani. Cover by Jenny Frison. The penultimate issue of Red Sonja's epic quest to recover the six greatest artisans in the entire world leads her to single-handedly fight a kingdom to rescue a single Astronomer from execution for heresy! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Aleah Baker. Art by Jim Amash & Various. Cover by Tracy Yardley & Various. The final showdown for the fate of the digital realm is here! 'Spark of Life' Part Four: It's pandemonium aplenty in this conclusion to the stunning 'Spark of Life' story arc! Who, or what, is Phage? Introductions aren't necessary; she's creating havoc for our heroes anyway! Tails and Big-menaced by badniks and Dark Gaia Monsters alike! A Chaos Emerald, about to fall into enemy hands! Nicole, on the brink of deletion! Will Sally sacrifice it all to save her friends and the world? Cover price $3.99.
Written by Eric Stephenson. Art by Simon Gane and Jordie Bellaire. Cover by Simon Gane and Fonographiks. Us against you. Cover price $2.99.
Written by Scott Snyder. Art by Jock and Matt Hollingsworth. Cover by Jock. In the first half of the opening arc's two-part finale, Charlie descends into the wytches' burrow itself to save his daughter from an unspeakable death. But what horrors await him deep beneath the earth? And what secrets...? Cover price $2.99.