COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 7/22/15
New Comic Book Releases 7/22 by Slidely Slideshow
A new week brings another wave of great reads at your local comic book store (or digital retailer). A ton of fun books are out from Power Up #1 (Boom! Studios), Archie vs Sharknado #1 (Archie Comics), the conclusion of Archie vs Predator #4 (Dark Horse Comics) to Harley Quinn/Power Girl #2 (DC Comics). Speaking of conclusions, Mind MGMT #35 (Dark Horse Comics) heads off into the sunset. Check out this week's notable new releases.
Written by Kate Leth. Art and Cover by Matt Cummings. It has been foretold that four noble warriors of incredible strength would be gifted with cosmic abilities at a moment of planetary alignment...which, yeah, something definitely went wrong here. Amie is a disaffected twentysomething with a lot of attitude, Kevin is a washed-up athlete way past his prime, Sandy's a mother of two teenagers, and Silas...is a goldfish. Just a normal goldfish. Are we sure we read that prophecy right? Cover price $3.99.
Written by Chuck Palahniuk. Art by Cameron Stewart. Cover by David Mack. Tyler's been around a lot longer than anyone realized . . . To gain admittance to the current generation of Project Mayhem, Marla is more than happy to provide Sebastian with plenty of bruises, and thus, the search for their son begins . . . Cover price $3.99.
Written by Alex De Campi. Art by Rich Koslowski and Fernando Ruiz. Cover by Andrew Pepoy. As casualties continue to mount, it's up to Betty and Veronica to put aside their differences if the gang hopes to rid Riverdale of the Predator menace-but can the girls keep their claws out of each other long enough to keep the Predator's claws out of everyone?! Cover price $3.99.
Limited 1 for 25 Retailer Incentive Variant Cover by Rafael Albuquerque. Written by Lee Bermejo. Art by Rob Haynes and Khary Randolph. In Gotham City, hundreds of Robins have taken to the streets. But who will be their new leader? And who is the mystery man working behind the scenes? Cover price $3.99.
Written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti. Art by Stéphane Roux. Cover by Amanda Conner. Vartox is a totally creepy and super macho space dictator - though he is terrible fond of Power Girl. Harley and Power Girl are not terribly fond of him. Violence and shenanigans begin in 3…2…1… Cover price $3.99.
Written by Derek Fridolfs and Matthew K. Manning. Art by Tom Fowler & Various. Cover by Emanuela Lupacchino. Diana's visit to Paradise Island's harvest festival is interrupted by monsters! Typhon, the last son of Gaia, is breaking free of imprisonment and his minions have already begun wreaking havoc. Help is coming from another woman with connections to the Earth Mother, but will Wonder Woman accept aid from Poison Ivy? Then, Batman sends Diana on a vacation in the mountains, hoping that 'A Moment of Peace' will help her adjust to life in Man's World. Cover price $3.99.
Teen Titans Go Variant Edition by Jorge Corona. Written by Robert Venditti and Van Jensen. Art by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund. Things go from bad to crazy bad when Barry is forced to deal with both Professor Zoom and his father's unexpected escape from prison! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Tim Daniel. Art and Cover by Mehdi Cheggour. The ravaged city of Phoenix offered no refuge for Ellen Grace in the aftermath of the uprising of the Enormous. Will the harsh environs of surrounding Sonoran desert prove to be any different for the survivors as they seek shelter in an abandoned missile silo? Their new neighbors might have something to say about that. After all, in a world dominated by monsters, man is still the most dangerous animal! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Jeff Lemire. Art by Doug Braithwaite. Cover by Rafael Sandoval. Superstar creators Jeff Lemire (BLOODSHOT REBORN) and Doug Braithwaite (IMPERIUM) chronicle Bloodshot's ultimate fate in a visionary tale of present and future torn from the pages of BOOK OF DEATH! The lovers he's known, the allies he's trusted… All will eventually return to dust… But will the nanites that transformed Bloodshot - body, mind and soul - ever let him truly rest? For the very first time, read an essential chapter of the Book of the Geomancer as Project Rising Spirit's ultimate walking weapon soldiers on from the modern day into the far future of the Valiant Universe…and reveals the truth behind the very last Bloodshot story that will ever come to pass… Don't miss the never-before-revealed story of Bloodshot's final adventures as BOOK OF DEATH foretells the devastating fate of Valiant's unrelenting soldier…from now to a thousand years hence... Cover price $3.99.
Written by Anthony C. Ferrante and Dan Parent. Art by Dan Parent and Rich Koslowski. Cover by Dan Parent. It's that time of year in Riverdale! The end of the school year. Time for beaches, barbecues, fun in the sun and... sharknados!?! That's right, get ready as Archie and the gang brave the storm of a tornado full a sharks that riffs off the pop culture phenomenon known as Sharknado! The story unfolds as sharknados are spotted on the 'Feast' Coast! Our heroines have to figure out how to get back to Riverdale, where the storm is about to hit next. Soon Archie and the gang go, go, go as they battle the Sharknado-ravaged Riverdale! Who will live? Who will die? Will this take a bite out of the end-of-the-year prom? Uh... probably! The comic book action is also concurrent with the plot of Sharknado 3 and hits stands right before the film's premiere in July on Syfy. Cover price $4.99
Written by Michael Moreci and Tim Daniel. Art and Cover by Colin Lorimer. In the wake of the assault on Carapace's headquarters, Dana and Aban arrive to investigate what happened to their allies, while Renfro, the killer who is the focus of the manhunt, stalks their every move. Cover price $3.99.
Written by Sam Humphries. Art by Alti Firmansyah. Cover by Yasmine Putri. STAR-LORD AND KITTY PRYDE--finally in their own series together! But are they TOGETHER together?! And is this the Kitty Pryde that Peter loves or one from a completely different reality. This series takes place right in the thick of things on BATTLEWORLD and is sure to be a wild ride! Rated T Cover price $3.99.
Written by Jeff Lemire. Art and Cover by Ramon K. Perez. In a very special issue, the past and the present collide as a young Clint and an older Hawkeye attempt to save whatever innocence they have left. Rated T Cover price $3.99.
Story, Art and Cover by Matt Kindt. Meru and the small resistance she has assembled are too late. Mind Management is operational, with orders to remake the world. In a last-ditch effort, Meru fights her way through a reality shaped by the Eraser, in the oversized conclusion to 'The Immortals'! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Eric Canete and Jonathan Tsuei. Art and Cover by Eric Canete. Cornered, wounded and unarmed. What will Rain do? Join us as Rain reveals that she is much more than a woman on the run. Cover price $2.99.
Worlds Unite Act III: Part 9 - Written by Ian Flynn. Art by Tyson Hesse and Jim Amash. Cover by Patrick Spaz Spaziante. The third and final act of the epic Sonic/Mega Man crossover event begins here! 'Worlds Unite' Part Nine: Sigma has begun his conquest of all the worlds. Now it's up to Sonic, Mega Man, and X to unify those worlds against Sigma! It's a 'who's who' of SEGA and Capcom heroes answering this important call to arms! But with Sigma still active on the unified world, he turns his gaze upon those left behind! Cover price $3.99.
Written by Brian Buccellato. Art and Cover by Toni Infante. The third installment of the five-issue first arc. New family members revealed! Cover price $2.99.
Written by Marguerite Bennett. Art by Mirka Andolfo. Cover by Jay Anacleto. Red Sonja is plunged through the Rift to Jana the Jungle Girl's tropical island, just as paradise is besieged by a terrifying monster that rains down ice and snow with killing cold. Jana, terrified for her homeland, is determined to destroy the source of the magic and return balance to her world - even if that means combating the She-Devil herself! Cover price $3.99.
Written by David Walker. Art and Cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. The machine that gives Cyborg his powers is evolving! The only problem is that machine is his body and he has no idea what's causing these changes! Cover price $2.99.
Written by Ales Kot. Art by Matt Taylor and Lee Loughridge. Cover by Matt Taylor. The crime noir thrills and characters reminiscent of True Detective meet with mythical stakes worthy of Neil Gaiman's Sandman in this original fantasy/horror/crime saga for mature readers. Antoine Wolfe, a hard-boiled paranormal detective with a death wish, has to cope with sudden responsibility for an orphaned teenage girl who might be the key to the impending apocalypse, California-style. The road to hell and back begins in a MAX-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with fifty-eight pages of story and no ads! Cover price $4.99.