NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable New Releases 11/9/16
NEW COMIC BOOK DAY 11/9/16 by Slidely Slideshow
During this volatile election season, there's one thing we can all agree on - great comic books. Luckily, this week we have plenty to keep your mind on other things - action, comedy, science fiction, crime drama, fantasy, you name it, it's out this week.
Niobe She is Life (Stranger Comics)
(W) Sebastian A. Jones, Amandla Stenberg (A/CA) Ashley A. Woods
Morka Moa's horde of orcs has found Niobe, and war has come to Bragnar's monastery. Niobe must fight, but she will not stand alone, with her Galemren brethren and a dwarven king by her side. But what of Sin, the half-orc caught between the girl he loves and his murderous father?
(W) Adam Hughes (A/CA) Adam Hughes
The latest hit New Riverdale series continues to defy expectations with some major surprises: including besties turning into enemies! The battle no one expected hits its peak as Betty and Veronica declare all-out war on each other! It's a battle of benefits as Betty tries to raise money to save Pop's, while Ronnie's staging her own competing fundraisers in move destroy Betty's efforts. All bets are off as the girls go from best pals to cutthroat competitors. You've never seen a car wash like this! Will the two icons find their way back to friendship, or is this the end of one of the longest-running partnerships in history?
(W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Bill Blankenship (A/CA) Rosy Higgins, Ted Brandt
One of Raven's crew is on the brink of death. Raven has found the person that can help them, but they refuse to provide aid to pirates. The guards won't even let Raven and her crew on the island. But Raven is not the type of captain to take "no" for an answer with her friend's life on the line. Raven is on her own and on a rampage.
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Terry Austin, Tracy Yardley (CA) Patrick Spaz Spaziante
"Genesis of a Hero," Part One. It's Sonic's 25th Anniversary and we're celebrating in style - retro-style, that is! See Sonic in his first climactic show-down with Dr. Eggman, straight from the gameplay of the first Sonic the Hedgehog game! But what happens after the battle? And what new force arises once the dust has settled? It's the story you know with a new twist! Featuring cover art by the legendary Patrick Spaziante and a "Best Buds" variant by the lovely Genevieve FT!
(W) Kwanza Osajyefo (A) Jamal Igle (CA) Khary Randolph
Kareem's training is complete and he's given his first field assignment. A clash with a bloodthirsty mob and Agent Adams in the Louisiana bayou ignites a powder keg for his trial by fire. Will the harsh reality of working for The Project be too much for Kareem to bear?
(W) Paul Jenkins (A) Leila Leiz (CA) Brian Stelfreeze
The Story of Chalice, A Powerful Woman
Chapter Two - Je Suis Charlie
As more and more Alter mutations are reported across the country, a terrified population begins to react with fear and mistrust. But Chalice is dealing with issues of her own: can she continue her personal transformation while protecting herself and her family from the dreaded despot known as Matter Man? The answer may come in the form of the Gateway Army: a group of Alters who have sworn to uphold the peace. But in choosing to align herself with these heroes, she may turn herself into a target.
(W) Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal (A/CA) Geoff Shaw
The war to end all wars. Veronica versus The Paybacks versus Pierce. And like, for real? Some folks aren't gonna make it. It's time for our heroes to get debt free or die trying in our final forty-page thrilling series conclusion! Thanks for joining us on this wild ride. #PopsicleClub4Life.
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Jason Masters (CA) Dom Reardon
EIDOLON, CHAPTER 5: Eidolon have M and Moneypenny, in a remote safehouse, with no hope of backup, no aid on the way, and no sign of James Bond. Fear and paranoia and the collapse of governmental structure are in sight. Britain is going back to the Dark Ages and SPECTRE, finally, have won.
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Eric Gapstur (A/CA) Phil Hester
Jonathan Shipwright learns about death on the endless road he's trapped on, and that more people know his final secret than he believed. He's going to be hunted for the very thing that trapped him on the road - and on this planet.
(W) Peter Milligan (A) Ronilson Freire (CA) John McCrea
For 2000 years the Sect of Anubis have prolonged their life spans through human sacrifice and the enslavement of an Egyptian High Priestess cursed to walk the afterlife for all eternity. On one night every 30 years the Sect must offer up a human vessel to house the spirit of Nebetah so that they can kill her and drink her blood, thus granting them immortality. But this year they have chosen the wrong vessel and she's not going willingly...
(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Caitlin Rose Boyle
Abuelita's plan is set into motion, but will meeting Stuff mean the end of Jonesy's true love of him?
(W) Chynna Clugston-Flores (A) Kelly Matthews, Nichole Matthews, Jenna Ayoub (CA) Natacha Bustos
Final issue! The Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy kids have finally got to the truth of things, but is it too late to fix the spell? If they break it then what happens to everyone ensnared...and what will happen to Louise?
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Jakub Rebelka
Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Virgil) brings us his only original series of 2016, a gripping story about the nature of identity.
Once every seven years, Earth overlaps with Ektae, a world where alchemy is not pseudo-science but the driving force of industry. For seven days, Ektae breaches our world, bringing dirty magic and ideas.
Jordan Molossus was born of Earth and Ektae and abandoned by both, but when he receives two cast iron urns containing his estranged fathers' ashes, he'll leave everything behind to put his parents to rest before Ektae disappears for another seven years.
(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Brianne Drouhard
The ultimate princess is here from writer Kelly Thompson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink, Jem and the Holograms) and Disney artist Brianne Drouhard!
During Princess Maxine's 10th birthday, her fairy godmother grants her the gifts of EVERY fairy tale princess, which...sounds a lot cooler than it actually is, in Max's opinion. She doesn't want to sing on key or feel a pea under 20 mattresses-she wants to be a detective!
At least the power to talk to animals is cool, but her pony Justine is downright saucy. They don't get along.
When her little brother, Prince Robert VI (better known as Baby Bobs), goes missing, Max and Justine are on the case, and her new Mega Princess powers just might come in handy after all!
(W) Jody Houser (A/CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
Meet Violet Paige, a celebutante with a bad attitude and a temper to match, who no one suspects of having anything lying beneath the surface of her outrageous exploits. But Violet isn't just another bored heiress in the upper echelons of Gotham City's elite. Motivated by her traumatic youth, Violet seeks to exact vengeance on her privileged peers as the terrifying new vigilante known only as Mother Panic.
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Declan Shalvey (A/CA) John Romita, Danny Miki
"My Own Worst Enemy" part four! So close and yet so far from his goal, Batman must now wrangle Two-Face out of his own assassin-filled riverboat casino before it plunges over Niagara Falls to their deaths! The Dark Knight will have to go all-in on the most deadly gamble of his life if he intends to make it out alive.
(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Claire Roe (CA) Yanick Paquette
"Who Is Oracle" part five! Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress come face-to-face at last with the new Oracle...and unlock a mystery they never saw coming!
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Nicola Scott
"YEAR ONE" part five! The world is finally introduced to the Wonder Woman, and adversaries-both ancient and new-take note. This story was previously scheduled to appear in issue #8.
(W) Jason Martin (A/CA) Winston Young
Katie continues to "cosplay" her costume while making tiny pieces out of the hidden other-dimensional intergalactic parasites infesting Detroit. It doesn't take the world's greatest detective to see caped crusading never looked so... bootylicous!
Features 4 regular and risqué variants showcasing an all new costume, plus 2 outrageous regular and risqué election variants!!
(W) Geoffrey Thorne (A) Khary Randolph (CA) Keron Grant
• Morris Sackett, the professional basketball player/new Inhuman, continues to figure out his new powers and what the heck to do with them.
• His learning time gets cut majorly short when a mysterious group picks up his trail.
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Stefano Caselli
From the violent streets of Chicago, a new armored hero rises! Clad in her very own Iron Man armor, Riri Williams is ready to show the Marvel Universe what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man's jet boots? Where's a genius billionaire playboy philanthropist when you need one?
(W) Frank J. Barbiere (A/CA) Victor Santos
Daisy Jane and Rock Bradley were two of the most notorious bank robbers in the American Southwest. And then they fell in love. Join FRANK J. BARBIERE (FIVE GHOSTS, The Revisionist) and VICTOR SANTOS (THE MICE TEMPLAR, Polar) for a pulp-infused criminal romance oozing with style and action! Double-sized debut issue!
"I GAVE HIM A PIECE OF MY MIND..."-Fan favorite JIM ZUB (WAYWARD, Thunderbolts) and newcomer DJIBRIL MORISSETTE-PHAN tear into the heart of Hollywood in GLITTERBOMB, a dramatic horror story about fame and failure.