Skip to main content

NCBD: Notable New Comic Book Releases 3/30/16


New comic book day has arrived and with it some great new reads and continuing adventures. New this week are Power Lines #1 by Jimmie Robinson and Suiciders: Kings of HelL.A. by Lee Bermejo and Alessandro Vitti. Continued greatness can be found in Faith #3 by Jody Houser, Francis Portela, and Marguerite Sauvage, Postal #11 by Bryan Hill and Isaac Goodhart, Jughead #5 by Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson, and so many more. Make sure to pick up Brian K. Vaughan's other great series, Paper Girls, now in trade paperback. Saga #35 is out too. Happy reading!

New Comic Book Day 3/30/16 by Slidely Slideshow


(W) Justin Jordan (A/CA) Juan Gedeon
writer: Justin Jordan  artist: Juan Gedeon   cover: Juan Gedeon

Blood-crazed Kashas all around our heroes! Bandits beside them! An army coming to kill them! Strayer and Mala have had better days...


(W) Ian Daffern, Mike Leone (A) Vicki Tierney
Monsters at the workplace?
No problem!
Demons at the corner store?
Piece of cake!
Got a car that needs repairs and no money to fix it?
That… could be bad.


(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Erica Henderson
Riverdale High was just the beginning as Principal Stanger's despotic reach shuts down Pop's Shoppe! Jughead and the gang need to stop him once and for all! Maybe with the help of the SuperTeens and Iron Mantle?


(W) James F. Wright (A) Jackie Crofts, Josh Eckert (CA) Jackie Crofts
There's a chill in the air. Saffron is still queen bee, but her throne is unstable. Majorie has some new friends. Ginger and Anise have nearly uncovered the mysterious "Patty" and "Patricia." And things are less than peachy between our criminal bakers Poppy and Cassia. Seasons change, mad things rearrange.


(W) Ian Flynn (A) Jim Amash, Tracy Yardley (CA) Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash
"Eggman's Dozen" Part One: Dr. Eggman's plans for controlling the shattered world were going perfectly - until now! The wizard warlords, the Naugus Twins, have taken over Eggman's base and Dr. Eggman's source of Dark Gaia energy! No mere robots will do for this mission-the doctor's going to need all his Egg Bosses! Featuring cover art by Mr. Sonic comics himself, Tracy Yardley, and an "Evil Genius" variant by CG artist supreme, Rafa Knight!


(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Sophie Campbell
DARK JEM! Not only are JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS not themselves but whatever is infecting them is now spreading to others every time they play. JERRICA, AJA, SHANA, and KIMBER band together-but will they be forced to destroy SYNERGY to save the world from the DARK JEM sound. Meanwhile Pizzazz makes plans to get back her band... at any cost!


(W) Jody Houser (A) Francis Portela, Marguerite Sauvage (CA) Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic
New job. New identity. New life... right? Will the sudden reappearance of a former Renegade bring Faith's newfound heights crashing back down to Earth?

She's an intrepid reporter by day and an alien conspiracy hunting super hero by night - so the last thing Faith Herbert needed was her ex-boyfriend and one-time teammate Torque back in the picture. But he is. Does life have a "dislike" button?

Rising star Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and sensational artists Francis Portela (Green Lantern) and Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) continue Faith's landmark solo series debut!


(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Isaac Goodhart (CA) Linda Sejic
As Maggie recovers from Molly's attach, Mark and Laura Shiffron make a plan to punish and contain Molly, despite her protection order from the FBI, an FBI that Special Agent Bremble is beginning to turn against Eden itself... With the possible help of Mark's father, Issac.


(W) Ryan North, Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Erica Henderson, Joe Quinones
PART ONE OF "ANIMAL HOUSE," A CROSSOVER WITH HOWARD THE DUCK!
•  Squirrel Girl and Howard will team up against an enemy that neither Squirrel Girl (who has defeated Galactus) or Howard the Duck (who has defeated... uh... well, listen, I'm sure he's got other qualities) could take down on their own!
•  Will they fight over a trivial misunderstanding? Will they band together against a common enemy? Will Squirrel Girl say "duck!" to mean "lower your head" but Howard will misinterpret it as a call for his attention, leading him to get hit on the head by something?
•  At least ONE of those three questions will be answered with a "yes" in this issue!
•  CONCLUDED NEXT MONTH IN HOWARD THE DUCK #6!
Rated T


(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A/CA) Fiona Staples
STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART / COVER: FIONA STAPLES

Hard time.


(W) Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare (A) Natacha Bustos (CA) Amy Reeder
BUSTED!
•  What's a kid to do when the grown-ups think they know better than you?
•  LUNELLA LAFAYETTE needs her partner-in-crime, DEVIL DINOSAUR, back at her side. So she's gonna have to get creative...
•  But she better watch her back - 'cause the vicious KILLER FOLKS are getting used to modern life. And they're more formidable than ever!
Rated T


(W/A/CA) Jimmie Robinson
"Street Hero"
A local street hood surviving in a crime-infested ghetto has his life turned around when an ancient magic grants him superhuman powers-except his ability only activates in an upscale white community that may not accept him.

Gritty, racially charged street-wise drama!


(W) Tom King (A) Barnaby Bagenda (CA) Trevor Hutchinson
The explosive revelations of issue #9 have turned all eyes toward Vega, and the Citadel must act fast to crush rebellion and maintain control over the most valuable resource in the cosmos. The Viceroy's first target? Karna, the insurgent, jungle homeworld of the Omega Man by whom he feels most betrayed: Tigorr, his own wayward son. The epic final act of DC's critically acclaimed space opera begins here!


(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Isaac Goodhart (CA) Linda Sejic
As Maggie recovers from Molly's attach, Mark and Laura Shiffron make a plan to punish and contain Molly, despite her protection order from the FBI, an FBI that Special Agent Bremble is beginning to turn against Eden itself... With the possible help of Mark's father, Issac.


(W) Lee Bermejo (A) Alessandro Vitti, Lee Bermejo (CA) Lee Bermejo
  A whole generation has grown up since the Great Quake, and people like Trix and her brother Johnny don't know what life was like before New Angeles crumbled. Suffice to say, they've learned how to make the most of living inside the walled city, and particularly within their 'hood. Johnny is the leader of the Kings of HelL.A., a street gang ready to protect its turf against any and all comers-though Johnny may have taken things too far when he crossed Leonard, a former Suicider known as the Coyote. Things are about to get a whole lot more violent.
Meanwhile, Trix is finding love in the arms of Johnny's best friend, and their star-crossed romance is going to bring trouble of an entirely different kind.
The second chapter in Lee Bermejo's acclaimed SUICIDERS series shows us a completely different side of life in New Angeles. Joining Bermejo for KINGS OF HELL.A. is artist Alessandro Vitti (RED LANTERNS), whose kinetic style perfectly fits SUICIDERS' brutal landscape.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Fred Van Lente & CAFU Decode ARMSTRONG AND THE VAULT OF SPIRITS #1

Valiant announces ARMSTRONG AND THE VAULT OF SPIRITS #1 – a hard-charging, standalone special coming this winter from New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, Incredible Hercules) and red-hot rising star CAFU (RAPTURE)! On February 7th, join in a riotous celebration for the ages as Armstrong, for the very first time, uncorks the ancient mysteries of his centuries past – and dares his closest comrades into the adventure of several lifetimes!

Deep beneath New York City’s seediest dive bar, Armstrong – the hard-hitting, harder-partying immortal veteran of history’s greatest escapades – is hosting an invitation-only affair for his most beloved friends and allies! Archer… Ivar, Timewalker… Faith… Quantum and Woody… And special guests from across the Valiant Universe… All have been offered a seat at the table for a personally guided tour of Armstrong’s most valuable and tightly guarded treasure… From the Great Flood to ancient Greece to the height of the C…

REVIEW: 'Bonehead' #2 by Bryan Edward Hill, Rhoald Marcellius, and Sakti Yuwono

Bryan Hill pumps the brakes a little in the follow up to the fast-paced debut of 'Bonehead' with more great world building. The mystery surrounding Bonehead 56 deepens but we at least get some backstory and details about what his arrival means for a pair of brothers with opposing viewpoints.


BONEHEAD #2   
Writer: Bryan Edward Hill Artist: Rhoald Marcellius, Sakti Yuwono Letterer: Jaka Ady Graphics: Comolo Editor: Elena Salcedo Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 31, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99
Score:★★★★☆ (4/5)
After a thrilling video game-like first issue, issue two gives way to the brothers Kray. Aleph is a tech scientist examining the unconscious "56" and marveling at his abilities. He reminds him when his brother Hideki roamed the city as the vigilante Blackdeath. Hideki is a Gladiator (cop) now and he questions Aleph's methods with 56 and its legalities. Nonetheless, they need 56 to be free on the streets for now so they can monitor him. The brothers c…

REVIEW: 'Hit-Girl' #1 by Mark Millar and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

Hit-Girl is most certainly back and as deadly and crazy as ever. She's gone international looking to fight injustice and find a worthy sidekick. Mark Millar is in top form with help from artists Ricardo Lopez Ortiz and Sunny Gho. The heart of the Kick-Ass legacy lives on as bloody and as thrilling as you remember.


HIT-GIRL #1
Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Ricardo Lopez Ortiz, Sunny Gho Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 21, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99
Score: ★★★★★ (5/5)
The retirement of Dave Lizewki as the original Kick-Ass has left a void in Mindy's crime-fighting life. Trying to recruit his replacement has been challenging to say the least. She's going to go it alone and taking her skills global as a cry for help leads her to Colombia.

Millar hits the floor running with a wild prison break, Mindy parting ways with an unworthy partner, and a grieving mother looking for justice. The sudden blitz back to the world of Kick-Ass is like comfort food for comic book fans. …

NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable Releases 2/7/18

What a week in comics! There are so many great books out this week that I couldn't include them all on this list. Take a look at this killer's row of shiny new comics.



(W) Sean Murphy (A/CA) Sean Murphy
Jack's mind and body begin to betray him as he prepares for an inevitable showdown with Batman, and Bruce himself struggles to keep his team united. As the game gets tougher, Batman seeks counsel from a shocking source-and after Wayne Manor is infiltrated, a car chase for the ages aims to curb Napier's supercriminal crew once and for all.


(W) Paul Dini, James Robinson, Jeff Lemire, Steve Orlando, Mark Russell, Kyle Higgins, Alisa Kwitney, Phil Hester (A) Guillem March, Frazer Irving (A/CA) Kelley Jones
It's hard being a monster... and even harder being a monster in love. Sparks will fly and hearts will be broken when the ghouls and ghosts of the DC Universe assemble to bring you the Valentine's Day Special that no one saw coming!


(W) Tom King, Len Wein (A) Kell…

ADVANCE PREVIEW: 'BLACK [AF]: America's Sweetheart' by Kwanza Osajyefo and Jennifer Johnson

Can a black woman be America's first superhero?


Eli Franklin is a 15-year-old girl living in rural Montana--and she just happens to be the most powerful person on the planet.

In the aftermath of the world learning that only black people have superpowers, Eli makes her debut as the superhero Good Girl, on a mission to help people and quell the fear of empowered blacks.

When a super-terrorist threatens to take away everything Eli has worked toward, will donning a patriotic costume be enough for her to find acceptance?

America's Sweetheart expands BLACK into a universe of heroes.

BLACK [AF]: America's Sweetheart
Written by Kwanza Osajyefo (BLACK) and illustrated by next breakout artist Jennifer Johnson. With a gorgeous cover by Sho Murase. Letterer: David Sharpe
Designer: Tim Smith 3
Editor: Sarah Litt
Published by Black Mask Studios

Based on characters created by Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 from the world established in BLACK, the breakout comic book series by Osajyefo and Smith, …