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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 5/27/15


New Releases Comic Books 5/27 by Slidely Slideshow

It's new comic book day and as May ends some great books arrive to blow out the month in style. The much-anticipated sequel to Fight Club is here from Chuck Palahniuk, Cameron Stewert and Dark Horse Comics, Fight Club 2 #1. There's an exciting Secret Wars entry from Brian Michael Bendis and Andrea Sorrentino featuring Wolverine in a dystopian world ruled by super-villains, Old Man Logan #1. That's just the tip, check out some of the most notable comic books out today!


Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov. Art and Cover by Gabo. The war begins! Essie and her army begin their bloody takeover of the afterlife, but are halted by an interesting proposition from the Foreman of Heaven and the CEO of Hell. Is there a way to avert bloodshed while still toppling the system? Find out in this cataclysmic finale to The Life After's second arc! Cover price $3.99.


Secret Wars: Warzones - Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art and Cover by Andrea Sorrentino. Enter the Wastelands…a realm where all heroes have been murdered by their arch-enemies, villains who now rule over the land with an iron fist. In the midst of this dystopian chaos, one man may make a difference…a reluctant warrior who was once the greatest mutant of all…a man known as OLD MAN LOGAN. Cover price $4.99.


Written by Chuck Palahniuk. Art by Cameron Stewart. Cover by David Mack. Some imaginary friends never go away . . . Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife, pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won't last long; the wife has seen to that. The time has come . . . Cover price $3.99.


Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Siege!" Collects Genius (2014 Image) #1-5. Written by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman. Art and cover by Afua Richardson. What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born to a people who are already supremely conditioned to wage war, who know nothing but violence from birth and must continually adapt to new predators in order to survive? This action-packed book contains the full story of a city that declares war on a brilliant young woman pushed to the edge. Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.


Written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker. Art by Lee Ferguson. Cover by Jonathan Lau. ALL-OUT UNDERWATER WAR! Ming is willing to destroy an entire planet to kill Flash! Will our heroes be able to raise an army in time to destroy the Merciless' plan…or is this the end of The Man From Earth? Cover price $3.99.


Written by Alex Kot. Art by Will Tempest. Cover by Tom Muller. A man comes home from Guantanamo Bay, irrevocably changed. An actress receives an offer that can revive her career. A boy survives a riot and becomes embedded within a revolutionary movement. A philosopher is contacted by a being that dismantles his beliefs. Look around you. Everything is material. Cover price $3.50.


Written by Kurtis J. Wiebe. Art and Cover by Johnnie Christmas. With the Vietnam War a few years gone, Dillon finds difficulty adjusting to civilian life. His hope dwindles while living with an abusive father and working a night shift at a local office, but the creeping dread rises when the dark begins to speak in the voice of friend long dead. Cover price $3.99.


Written by Bryan Edward Hill and Matt Hawkins. Art by Isaac Goodhart. Cover by Linda Sejic. Mark, having barely survived capture, suffers emotional and physical scars. With the mayor and the sheriff afraid to confront the threats to the town, Mark chooses to confront the town's enemies on his own, but the price of vengeance may change him and the town forever. Cover price $3.99.


Written by Roberto Aguirre Sacasa. Art by Robert Hack and Rachel Deering. Cover by Robert Hack. New Ongoing Series! Rejected by the Council, Sabrina takes matters into her own hands to find Harvey's missing soul. Recruiting two other young witches (from a neighboring coven), Sabrina holds a séance to locate her missing friend, but as ever, Madame Satan is pulling the strings behind the scenes, and what Sabrina taps into is much more dangerous-and diabolical. And will send our beloved teen witch on an epic quest. For TEEN+ readers. Cover price $3.99.


Written by Brian Buccellato. Art and Cover by Toni Infante. A psychological horror story about TRAVIS, an average guy trying to get by, who discovers that he has familial ties to a deadly cult. Told across three decades, SONS OF THE DEVIL is an exploration of cults, family, and the dark side of human nature. Cover price $2.99.


Written by G. Willow Wilson and Erica Schultz. Art by Noah Salonga. Cover by Billy Tan. When Kato's luxury getaway car, Black Beauty, takes on a mind of its own and goes on a rampage through the streets of New York, Masquerade is hot on its trail… but when the two clash, who will end up in the driver's seat? Strange forces are at work and unlikely heroes must come together to solve the mystery! Cover price $3.99.


Written by Nathan Cosby. Art by Ron Salas. Cover by Chip Zdarsky. UTTER DEFEAT! The stubborn and fearless PRINCE VALIANT dares to face the GREATEST FOE, who has never been (and never will be) defeated…and Val loses. Then, and only then, does Valiant begin to understand the epic quest he is about to undertake. Cover price $3.99.


Story, Art and Cover by Des Taylor. Things are heating up for Scarlett Carver, secret agent and fashion heiress. Having rescued a kidnap victim and escaped an explosion by the skin of her teeth, Scarlett finds the clock is ticking if she is going to discover exactly who is behind the murders of seemingly innocent models - and what it is that they want! Cover price $3.99.


Story, Art and Cover by Jay Gunn. Months after mysterious corals drew 99% of humanity into the sea, a band of survivors ekes out a hollow existence on a remote British island. When two people are cast up on the beach, completely blue, but very much alive, the island is thrown into turmoil. What caused the mass extinction event? How did these two return from the deep, when billions died? Most importantly, what is the coral, and what does it want with the Earth? The oceans have never seemed so threatening! Cover price $3.99.


Written by Steve Seeley and Michael Moreci. Art by Chris Dibari. Cover by Rob Prior. Jack and Helena go toe to toe with a dangerous enemy while the Hoax Hunters face a foe of their own - a giant monster camped out in a French mansion. Get on board today with Season 2 of the hit series! Cover price $3.50.


Written by Duane Swierczynski. Art by Michael Gaydos & Various. Cover by Francesco Francavilla. 'Bullet's Kiss,' Part 4. The Connection's lieutenants have discovered the identity of the new Black Hood. And now Greg Hettinger has only 24 hours to unmask their boss-the man who set Greg up! As the badly-injured Black Hood struggles to piece together the puzzle, he's forced to put his faith in a woman who could end up saving him - or sending him straight to the slammer! Cover price $3.99.


Worlds Unite: Part 1 - Written by Ian Flynn. Art by Dan Schoening. Cover by Patrick Spaz Spaziante. The Sonic/Mega Man crossover event begins here! It's the epic first chapter of the biggest story in Sonic/Mega Man comic book history with 'Worlds Unite,' Part One! Get ready for cross-world treachery as the wicked Sigma escapes the world of Mega Man X and arrives in Dr. Eggman's secret Lost Hex base! When Sigma promises new power to the Deadly Six, how long do you think they'll stay loyal to Dr. Eggman? And just where exactly are our heroes during all this? Looks like Sonic and Mega Man are right in the middle of an ambush! The sense-shattering sequel to 'Worlds Collide' starts right now! Cover price $3.99.



(W) Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) Devaki Neogi It's the final showdown! The battle for Old Beach is on as the cops, The Wrath, and The Fever go headtohead. Betty and her crew might be outnumbered, but they'll fight to the death to defend their town. Cover price $3.99.


Written by Joshua Williamson. Art and Cover by Michael Broussard. After learning the origin of the mysterious masked man from the past known as the Mark, Captain Midnight may finally have an ally who understands the Archon's twisted beginnings-and might be able to defeat this übervillain! And they're not alone! A united force of superheroes joins the fray to defeat the Archon. The last great hope has arrived! Cover price $2.99.

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