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COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 11/11

New Comic Bood Day 11/11 by Slidely Slideshow

New comic book day is upon us with some great selections. Max Landis drops Superman: American Alien #1 and is already trending on Twitter. He and Nick Dragotta bring this 7-issue miniseries of Clark Kent's formidable years. Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen are back with the excellent Descender, Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner, and Esteve Polls offer Django/Zorro, All-New All-Different Avengers #1 by Mard Waid, Adam Kubert, and Mahmud Asrar arrives, and of course, Batman #46 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo changes the game once again. All this and plenty more from our list of notable new releases. Check them out as well as this week's slideshow featuring FOALS "What Went Down" Music Video.




(W) Max Landis (A) Nick Dragotta (CA) Ryan Sook
  Hollywood screenwriter and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) joins forces with top comics artists including Jock, Francis Manapul and Jae Lee to bring you SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN, a 7-issue miniseries chronicling the life of Clark Kent and his development into the archetypal hero he will eventually become. But these are not the stories of the iconic "Superman" as you know him, but of the soft-spoken, charming, often-funny Kansas farm-boy behind the Man of Steel. With the tone of each issue ranging from heartwarming and simple, to frighteningly gritty and violent, to sexy, sun-kissed and funny, SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN is unlike anything you've seen before.
In this first issue, superstar artist Nick Dragotta (East of West, Fantastic Four) illustrates the story of Jonathan and Martha Kent as they struggle to deal with their 12-year-old son's latest quirk-he's been floating up into the air, sometimes hundreds of feet!


(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Dustin Nguyen (CA) Lesley-Anne Green
STORY: JEFF LEMIRE
ART / COVER A: DUSTIN NGUYEN

The bestselling breakout hit series continues as it's exciting second arc begins. erfect jumping on point for new readers! TIM-21's adventure continues as a mysterious figure from his past emerges and sends shockwaves through the galaxy.

NEW STORY ARC
Major Plot Point:
Brand new characters and storylines begin and major mysteries answered.


(W) Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner (A) Esteve Polls (CA) Jae Lee, Francesco Francavilla
Oscar Award-winning writer/director and Django creator Quentin Tarantino teams with Eisner Award-winning comic book creator Matt Wagner to write the official Django Unchained sequel, uniting the gun-blazing Western hero with the legendary swordsman of literature, film, and comics: Zorro!
Set several years after the events of Django Unchained, Django again pursues evil men in his role as a bounty hunter. Taking to the roads of the American Southwest, he encounters the aged and sophisticated Diego de la Vega by sheer chance. Django is fascinated by this unusual character, the first wealthy white man he's met who seems totally unconcerned with the color of his skin... and who can hold his own in a fight. Django hires on as Diego's bodyguard, and is soon drawn into a fight to free the local indigenous people from brutal servitude. Learning much from the older man (as he did from King Schultz), he discovers that slavery isn't exclusive to his people, as he even dons the mask of Zorro in their mission of mercy!


(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips, Elizabeth Breitweiser
This Deluxe Edition presents the conclusion of Brubaker and Phillips best-selling orror-oir series FATALE in a gorgeous hardcover edition filled with insightful extras and behind-the-scenes artwork. This the book for serious Brubaker and Phillips collectors!

Collects FATALE #11-24


(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) R. M. Guera
Writer JASON AARON & artist R.M. GUÉRA, the creators of the seminal crime series SCALPED, reunite for a new ongoing series of stark and brutal biblical noir, which begins with a SPECIAL OVER-SIZED DEBUT ISSUE featuring thirty pages of story.

"And the earth was filled with violence."
Genesis 6:11

Its 1655 years after Eden, and life on Earth has already gone to hell. The world of man is a place of wanton cruelty and wickedness. Prehistoric monsters and stone-age marauders roam the land. Murder and destruction are the rule of the day. Humankind is a failed experiment. This is life before the Flood. The story of man on the verge of his first apocalypse. Welcome to the world of THE GODDAMNED.


(W) Matt Hawkins & Various (A) Atilio Rojo (CA) Linda Sejic
Why doesn't the FBI raid Eden? Find out how Mayor Shiffron keeps the wolves at bay as she thumbs through the latest FBI profiles.

NEW STORY ARC


(W) Jason Aaron (A) Chris Brunner (CA) Jason Latour
Special issue written & drawn by Bastard Prime JASON LATOUR!


(W) Gail Simone (A) Walter Geovani (CA) Jenny Frison
From the acclaimed creative team of Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Batgirl) and Walter Geovani comes an all-new Red Sonja epic that will shake the She-Devil to her core! While the Hyrkanian warrior aids a small village against the ravages of a rampant parasite, she picks up the trail of the man she hates and distrusts most in the world: the last survivor of the marauders who murdered her family. In the grip of a vengeful obsession that is all-consuming, the heroine barely recognizes herself. Can even the unconquerable Red Sonja return from a darkness so complete? Includes an original script by Gail Simone, as well as an extensive cover gallery by talented female artists, hand-picked by Gail Simone, including Jenny Frison, Stephanie Buscema, Renae De Liz, Yasmin Liang, Emma Vieceli, Cat Staggs, Rebecca Isaacs, and Adriana Melo.


(W) Tim Daniel (A) Mehdi Cheggour (CA) Valentin Ramon
The Sonoran desert has proven to be a death trap for Ellen and DJ as they scout  for the location of an abandoned missile silo. They're close to finding shelter, but in a world dominated by giant monsters, man is still the most dangerous beast.


(W/A/CA) Eric Powell
Lonely Street comes under all manner of threats both tragic and hilarious in this deluxe hardcover edition of The Goon.

The Nameless Man, the Zombie Priest, has come to town to build a gang from the undead. Yet even with an unlimited supply of soldiers, the Priest cannot move in on the territory controlled by the crime boss Labrazio and his unstoppable enforcer-the Goon. But when the Priest discovers Goon's most closely held secret, the balance of power threatens to change forever! Collects The Goon Volumes 0-3.


(W) James Asmus (A) Karl Moline (CA) Diego Bernard
Unity vs. the Armor Hunters...rematch!

GIN-GR, the reformed killer robot who destroyed Mexico City and rampaged through downtown Los Angeles during the Armor Hunters' attack, has turned on her Unity teammates! As she perpetrates the world's most unstoppable jailbreak - a head-first, guns-blazing, kamikaze flight straight into the military base that holds her one-time squad - can X-O Manowar, Livewire, Ninjak, and the Eternal Warrior stop the giant engine of destruction...while trapped inside it? And if they survive GIN-GR, all they have to look forward to is the remaining Armor Hunters attacking from all sides!

Multiple Harvey Award nominee James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY) and rising superstar artist Diego Bernard (X-O MANOWAR) rocket UNITY into their most action-packed battle yet!


(W) Jason Latour (A/CA) Robbi Rodriguez
• The Lizard is loose!
•  As if that wasn't bad enough, Spider-Gwen finds herself on SHIELD's most wanted list!
Rated T+


(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Ramon K. Perez
Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim at another season. But it's not all straight as an arrow for Clint and Kate. A deep-seated rift that stretches across time, brings old man Clint and a wiser Kate back together as they chase down mistakes from their past. The star-studded team of Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez return, bringing you another inspired look at the world of Hawkeye.
Rated T+


(W) Mark Waid (A) Adam Kubert, Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Alex Ross
The Avengers are dead--long live the Avengers! Earth's Mightiest Heroes--Captain America, Thor, Vision, and Iron Man--are living separate lives, not tied to any team--but when a threat from beyond the stars targets our world, fate draws them together once more, alongside Nova, Ms. Marvel, and Miles Morales a.k.a. Spider-Man!
RATED T+


(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
At last, Batman comes face to face with Gotham City's deadly new villain, Mr. Bloom. With the fate of the city hanging in the balance, Batman reaches out to the one man who might be able to help him: Bruce Wayne!


(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Marguerite Sauvage & Various (CA) Ant Lucia
Shipping twice in November! In a London hospital, a strange patient has a message for Dr. Harleen Quinzel...one that leads the doctor to hijack a plane out of the city! And, Supergirl and Stargirl lead a bombing raid, only to discover a terrible secret that leaves them questioning their loyalties. Plus, Batwoman arrives in Italy where she encounters Contessa Selina Digatti-a.k.a. the Catwoman!


(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy (CA) Amanda Conner
Starfire's new job at the aquarium has had some ups and downs, but that's nothing compared to the adventure that's about to begin. And this time, it hits close to home-from a galaxy far, far away.


(W) Kevin Panetta (A) Paulina Ganucheau (CA) Jacob Wyatt
Desperate to save team leader Emma, the rest of Zodiac Starforce risk opening a portal to the dangerous realm of Nephos to find a cure. But when the tiny portal rips asunder and monsters start spilling out of it and overrunning the town, Zodiac Starforce will need all the help they can get to defeat the evil goddess Cimmeria, her monster legion, and her mean-girl minion Diana. It's a monster mash, but Zodiac Starforce is ready to crash this party!

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