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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 5/13/15


new comics 5/13/15 by Slidely Slideshow

It's comic book day and we're up to our elbows in awesomeness. Image Comics alone has several debuts including The Mantle #1, Mythic #1, and Injection #1. Also new is the steampunk adventure Lantern City, The Auteur: Sister Bambi #1 and the suspense comic Harrow County. Get some great trades like Tomb Raider: Secrets and Lies, Vol. 2 and Revival: Vol. 5 Gathering of Waters. 




(W) Gail Simone, Rhianna Pratchett (A) Derliz Santacruz & Various (CA) Andy Park

After the return to Yamatai Island, Lara and her friends try to put the horror of what happened there behind them and return to "normal" life. However, when a dearly departed friend pleads for help, Lara goes on a globetrotting adventure fraught with new perils and a horrible truth that must be brought to light at all costs! Collects issues #7-#12 of the ongoing series.


(W) Joëlle Jones, Jamie S. Rich (A/CA) Joëlle Jones

Josie closes in on the truth behind who really wants to end her life as a cheerful housewife, mother, and ruthlessly skilled assassin! Who is really behind the hit? And are they closer to home than she'd like?


(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Tyler Crook


Emmy always knew that the deep, dark woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts, goblins, and zombies. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures-and to the land itself-in a way she never imagined.


Don't miss the first issue of this southern gothic fairy tale from the creator of smash hit The Sixth Gun, beautifully and hauntingly realized by B.P.R.D.'s Tyler Crook!


(W) Rick Spears (A/CA) James Callahan

Your favorite slapstick comedy gorefest is back! Down on his luck and out on his ass after being thrown out of Hollywood, Nathan T. Rex refuses to accept defeat! Prepping his next exploitation masterpiece, Sister Bambi, Rex and crew head to South America with Nazis, ninjas, and budgetary constraints nipping at their heels in search of the most elusive piece of any artistic endeavor: foreign financing! Fall in love all over again with the return of the most insane series of 2014, but in 2015, make sure you wear protection.


 (W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Sean Murphy


From ancient Rome to the roaring twenties to the 1980s music scene, Corbin and Danny-the world's first time travelers-continue to wreak havoc with the time-stream, and get into more hijinks with some of history's most notorious figures! And it's all happening while the world-and their bosses-are watching!


(W) John Allison (A/CA) Lissa Treiman


Following a night of "mild abandon," Esther finds herself singled out by the vile collegiate mansite
"Laddzone." When the university authorities are less than helpful, she vows to take down this cyber institution!


(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Declan Shalvey, Jordie Bellaire


Once upon a time, there were five crazy people, and they poisoned the 21st Century. Now they have to deal with the corrosion to try and save us all from a world becoming too weird to support human life.

INJECTION is the new ongoing series created by the acclaimed creative team of Moon Knight. It is science fiction, tales of horror, strange crime fiction, techno-thriller, and ghost story all at the same time. A serialized sequence of graphic novels about how loud and strange the world is getting, about the wild future and the haunted past all crashing into the present day at once, and about five eccentric geniuses dealing with the paranormal and numinous as well as the growing weight of what they did to the planet with the Injection.


(W) Daryl Gregory (A) Brent Peeples (CA) Sergio Fernandez Davila
Green Hornet and Kato team up with Brass Hornet to track down Lidia Valcallan. But it's five miles to Breed Tower, they're on foot, it's dark, and they're wearing goggles. Oh, and every gang in the city is trying to kill them!


(W) Phil Hester (A/CA) John McCrea


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Science is a lie, an opiate for the masses. The truth is, magic makes the world go 'round. And when magic breaks, MYTHIC fixes it. Apache shaman Waterson, Greek immortal Cassandra, and cell phone salesman Nate Jayadarma are the crack field team assigned with keeping the gears of the supernatural world turning, and more importantly, keeping you from ever knowing about it.

Join Eisner nominee PHIL HESTER (Green Arrow, The Coffin) and Eisner winner JOHN McCREA (Hitman, The Boys) on their latest expedition to the dark heart of weird comics.


(W) Keith Davidsen (A) Randy Valiente (CA) Francesco Francavilla, Andrew Mangum
Mad Science vs. Black Magic! Dr. Herbert West descends into the dark, gator-infested Louisiana bayou to harvest a special chemical that preserves dead tissue... but the macabre Haitian hitman Samedi and his brainwashed Voodoo Girls aren't far behind. When two zombie masters come face-to-face, an undead rampage is inevitable! Meanwhile, Susan Greene uncovers The Reanimator's shocking secret... and the Eldritch Krewe, servants to the Elder God Cthulhu, make their move!


(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Mike Norton
For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it's up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that have come with them. As the pregnant Em searches for the missing father of her child, Dana is embroiled in a conspiracy to contain Revivers that ends in fire.


(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A/CA) Fiona Staples
Alana acts.


(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A) Jonathan Lau, Anthony Marques (CA) Marc Laming
Cover A Main: Marc Laming
Writer: Frank J. Barbiere
Art: Jonathan Lau

Final issue! Erica, the Woman of the Atom, vs. a real-life-no-kidding supervillain! Somebody (hopefully!) will survive, because whoever wields the Solar power after the battle is the key to what comes next...


(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
• The final battle with the Destroyer!
•  Guest stars galore!
•  A shocking return!
•  And oh yeah...Thor's secret identity revealed at last!!!


(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Alex Ross
• WHEN THE MARVEL UNIVERSE IS GONE, ALL THAT REMAINS IS BATTLEWORLD!
•  LEARN THE SECRETS OF THIS BRAVE NEW REALM IN THIS SPECIAL OVERSIZED ISSUE!


(W) Paul Jenkins, Matthew Daley (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Benjamin Carre & Various
WHAT'S TO LOVE: From the writings of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, to comics like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Lady Mechanika, the detailed and imagination-fueled steampunk movement has excited fans worldwide. Set in an original, sprawling steampunk world, Lantern City explores everything we love about the genre and what it takes to change a person's place in the world.
WHAT IT IS: Sander Jorve just wants to keep his wife and son safe. Living in the brutalized lower class of Lantern City means living in near constant darkness, the enormous walls of the city always looming overhead, while the upper class enjoys the elevated, interconnected towers and airships above. When Sander's brother-in-law, the persuasive activist Kendal, convinces him to infiltrate the brutal ranks of the Guard, he's set on a dangerous path that will test his abilities and beliefs, all in the name of making a difference for his family and his caste.


(W) Ryan Ferrier (A/CA) Valentin Ramon

Hell on 34rth! The invasion takes a violent turn and the robots begin to fall, causing D4VE to reveal a radical plan that could change the entire robot world forever...


(W) Jay Faerber (A/CA) Scott Godlewski

Sheriff Clara Bronson goes on a date with handsome schoolteacher Thaddeus Luken, unaware that a gang of vicious outlaws are headed straight for Copperhead.


(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) Brian Level
Robbie never asked for any of this. While drunkenly walking home from a punk show, he's hit with lightning and wakes to find that he's been chosen as the new host for The Mantle, a power set of unimaginable scope. Despite his lack of interest, he's forced into action. The Plague, a being who has spent 50 years killing every previous host of The Mantle, is already coming for him.


Veronica Lodge is ridiculously rich—she has an indoor AND outdoor swimming pool, a HUMONGOUS closet stocked with all the trendiest clothing and credit cards with NO credit limit! She’ll flaunt it at every opportunity, too—whether she’s helping her friends or buying herself the most extravagant new thing she can come up with! Try to keep up with Veronica and her wealthy family as they single-handedly keep the US economy going!

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