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NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable Releases 1/4/17

NEW COMIC BOOK DAY 1/4/17 by Slidely Slideshow 
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A new year of fantastic comics is already here with this week's batch of new releases. Some of the comics you love - Batman, Faith, Archer & Armstrong, Archie, Giant Days, Black Science - and some you're sure to fall in love with - Cougar and Cub, Hawkeye, U.S. Avengers, and Re-Assignment. Regardless of what's going on in the world, comics still provide a great escape into all types of genres for all types of readers. This week's selections cover all kinds of stories just waiting to be consumed. Happy reading!




STORY BY Matz and Walter Hill ART BY Jef
Hitman Frank Kitchen’s assignment to kill a celebrated fashion designer who’s fallen behind on his debts takes a turn when his victim’s sister, a sociopathic surgeon, decides to punish him in the unique way only she can. Abducted and operated on against his will, Frank awakens in an altered condition – but with a hitman’s hunger for revenge…



Writer(s): Nick Marino, Rosie Knight  Artist Name(s): Daniel Arruda Massa
Wealthy heiress Minerva Manx is the courageous Cougar, Megaville's premier crimefighter. Billy Bobtail is Cub, Cougar's loyal partner and a senior at the Sidekick Academy. A slow night on the prowl results in an exchange of passion between our heroes as one of Cougar's rogues watches from the shadows!


(W) Matt Hawkins, Bryan Hill (A) Atilio Rojo (CA) Rahsan Ekedal
Top Cow combines three of its most provocative titles (THINK TANK, THE TITHE, POSTAL) in an unflinching fable of revenge and consequence. FBI Agent James Miller (THE TITHE) follows a sociopath into the off-the-grid town of Eden, Wyoming, on a personal mission of vengeance. The price of this vigilante justice will be paid in blood, and both Eden and James Miller will never be the same. Collects EDEN'S FALL #1-3, THINK TANK #1, POSTAL #1, THE TITHE #1.


(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Paco Medina
In a world beset by danger, the United States of America needs a team of heroes they can rely on. Welcome to... American Intelligence Mechanics! A.I.M. will dare any danger - no matter how awesome that danger might be - to save their nation from the wildest, weirdest threats of all! The most patriotic super-group ever is here to save the day. And they'll do it all looking tried and true in the red, white & blue! Can you live without... the U.S.Avengers?
Rated T+



(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Meredith McClaren
THE STINGERS part 4! Jem and The Holograms new drummer is incredible and everyone knows it-too bad she's a spy working for The Misfits! What secrets will she discover when let into the inner sanctum of JEM?! As both The Stingers and Holograms gear up for their Masquerade Ball performances, some stars that are not so happy to be put in the corner threaten to tear it all down. Meanwhile, Shana's new best friend in Milan may be turning into her best ENEMY?!


(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dan Parent
Celebrate Archie's 75th anniversary in a special way with this commemorative digest! This issue is jam-packed some of the best stories featuring Archie, Betty, and Veronica and even more of the gals of Riverdale, bonus art pages and fun intros from writers, artists and fans alike. Each anniversary digest is a special collector's item for every Archie fan!
In Shops: Jan 04, 2017


(W) Rafer Roberts (A) Mike Norton, Ryan Lee (CA) Kano
Freaky fracas!
Obadiah Archer: Skilled marksmen, trained fi ghter, and...deranged circus freak?!
Through the unfathomable forces of nature, Archer and Gub Gub - the pint-sized
and deranged clone of Armstrong - have swapped minds! When Gub Gub's body
is kidnapped by nefarious forces, Armstrong and his long-lost wife, Andromeda,
must race to save their friend and undo the horrendous merger of minds before the
damage becomes permanent!


Written by JODY HOUSER  Art by JOE EISMA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Faith Herbert has lost many allies throughout her life… Her mother. Her father. Even a fellow Renegade. Despite this, Los Angeles’ high-flying hero has always defined herself by more than tragedy. But what happens when Faith must literally confront the ghosts of her past? A mysterious force is wrenching the passed spirits of Faith’s most loved ones back from beyond the grave…and into our world to break her mind and spirit! Can Faith overcome her greatest fear…or will these ghosts soon make her one of their own?


(W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) Stephanie Hans
How do you solve a problem like Selina Kyle? Is she a hero? Is she a villain? Can Batman and Catwoman ever really work things out? The award-winning team of Tom King and Mitch Gerads of Babylon (SHERIFF OF BABYLON) bring you "Rooftops," a story in which Batman must decide once and for all what to do about Catwoman.  
RATED T


(W) John Allison (A) Max Sarin, Liz Fleming (CA) Lissa Treiman
Daisy struggles with the persistent advances of Ingrid Oesterle, Esther gets the call from the Dark Nebula to be a comic shop employee, and Susan finally saves up enough money to buy a scooter that she's too afraid to ride.


(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
• Solve first case as a P.I. - check.
•  Make new friends - working on it.
•  Realize that first case isn't quite solved and that there's a much larger conspiracy at work - aw, dang!
•  Kate Bishop's move to L.A. was off to such a great start, but when the first client of her new P.I. firm, Hawkeye Investigations, goes missing, Kate's got to put in some serious overtime to find out who's behind the shady business plaguing Venice Beach.
Rated T+


'(W) Steve Orlando (A) Andy MacDonald (CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD! Meet Ryan Choi, prodigious theoretical physics student with severe allergies and crippling social anxiety. But little does young Ryan know, his first day at Ivy University marks the start of an epic journey into the very heart of the DC Universe! One shot RATED T


(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Matteo Scalera
A terrifying yet familiar shadow falls over the Dimensionauts, and with Grant locked in an asylum, it's up to his daughter to save what's left to save!

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