NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable Releases 6/7/17
New Comic Book Day 6/7/17 by Slidely Slideshow
Welcome to another week of awesome comics. This week we have some great new recommendations. It's bittersweet as Faith reaches its twelfth and final issue on her solo run. Her next mini arrives in July. Get your new #1's - Iceman, Magnus, KISS/Vampirella, Mighty Mouse, Babyteeth, and the Wonder Woman: Steve Trevor special. Don't forget about a very special issue of Batman (#24) you've probably already heard about. Here are some reliable monthly hits you shouldn't be without: Reborn, Paper Girls, Riverdale, Heathen, Extremity, Unstoppable Wasp, Giant Days, and Catalyst Prime: Noble. Happy reading.
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
MINI-SERIES FINALE! The big finale of the smash-hit MILLAR-CAPULLO series REBORN is here. The action-packed climax sees Bonnie taking revenge on past enemies and finding her husband Harry, with Big Tom and Roy-Boy by her side.
(W) Natasha Alterici (A) Natasha Alterici (CA) Tess Fowler
As they set out to free Aydis from the goddess Freya's grasp, Brynhild and Sigurd find trouble brewing in a rural village. Brynhild feels compelled to intervene. Meanwhile, with the help of a quiet ally, Aydis strikes a crucial blow against the enemy.
(W) Dave Dwonch (A/CA) Arturo Mesa
For centuries, a secret world government has employed the INFINITE SEVEN, the world's greatest assassins to do their dirty work. The only way to become one of their members is to prove your worth by killing one of their members. But what happens when Anthony Zane, a teenage boy from the suburbs does just that? Action hero archetypes are reimagined in what is sure to be the blockbuster series of the year! Collecting issues 1-4 of the ongoing monthly series. NOTE: Fans of the James Bond, G.I. Joe and '80s action films will LOVE Infinite Seven!
(W) Brandon Thomas (A/CA) Roger Robinson
The global manhunt for Earth's fugitive superhero - David Powell - continues! On the run from Foresight Industries, David's fractured memories continue to plague him. The kaleidoscope of flashbacks conjures ghosts from the past and shadows of possibilities, while his telekinetic power grows stronger. Meanwhile, a mysterious woman tracks David. She's armed, dangerous, and one step behind him. Friend? Foe? Find out in Noble #2.
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Garry Brown
NEW SERIES! Sadie Ritter is sixteen years old, nine months pregnant, and scared out of her sweet nerdy mind. Having a baby that young is tough, but with the support of her loving family behind her, everything should be okay. OH YEAH, and also her baby is the antichrist and it's going to break open the barriers between the earthly and demonic planes and unleash eternal suffering to all of humankind. Other than that, though...should be fine. From the writer of Buzzkill, Paybacks, Redneck and the break-out hit God Country comes a pulse-pounding new series with art from THE REVISIONIST's Garry Brown!
(W) Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Various (A) Joe Eisma (CA) Francesco Francavilla
From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the new CW series Riverdale, this brand-new, ongoing comic series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Josie & the Pussycats and their friends, exploring small-town life and the darkness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome façade, as based on the hit new CW TV series Riverdale!
Faith vs. "THE FAITHLESS" - the final battle! Framed for a crime, held prisoner by a team of her greatest enemies, and quickly running out of time, Faith must confront the truth of her first true defeat! But has victory truly come to The Faithless - a revenge-obsessed squad of malicious malcontents - or will Los Angeles' soaring protector give them a run for their money first? From the Hollywood Hills to the Santa Monica Pier, L.A. is about to witness the ultimate
beat-down between good and evil...and when the final page arrives, you'll be saying, "What the frack?!"
(W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann (A/CA) David Finch, Danny Miki
"Aftermath"! Gotham City is at peace...but a war is coming. Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies-one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Christian Duce (CA) Paul Renaud
When Wonder Woman saved Steve Trevor from dying on the shores of Themiscyra, his life-and hers-changed forever! In this special issue, learn more about the tumultuous partnership these two have had over the years...and get a hint at where it's going in the future! Have these two finally admitted they're meant for each other? Or do the Fates have other ideas?
(W) John Allison (A) Liz Fleming (A/CA) Max Sarin
Political naïf Esther gets caught up in the influence of a "super-woke" colleague, and Susan grows frustrated with Ingrid's presence in their home.
(W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CA) Elsa Charretier
• This is it! The clock is ticking and both Nadia and Ying's lives are in the balance.
• Can the geniuses of G.I.R.L. come up with a way to outsmart the Red Room, or will Nadia's adventure be cut short as she's forced to go back to the bunker?
• The conclusion of our first story comes to a head. You can't miss this!
(W) Chris Warner (A) Francisco Ruiz Velasco (CA) Doug Wheatley
Two privately owned islands in the South Pacific. One an idyllic paradise overseen by a benevolent doctor, the other a jungle hell where monsters rule. The Predator hunters have come looking for big game, but it's the traps you never expect that will kill you . . .
o The characters from past Predator series team up to take on the hunters from the stars!
o Variant cover by Francisco Ruiz Velasco.
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson
As Thea's guerilla warfare against the Paznina intensifies, her father comes face-to-face with the man who killed his wife.
(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A/CA) Cliff Chang
EXPLOSIVE END OF A STORY ARC!
It's the end of an era as KJ, Mac, Tiffany, and Erin must do the unthinkable to escape our prehistoric past. 24 pages of story on the best paper in comics, and still only $2.99!
(W) Sholly Fisch (A) Igor Lima (CA) Alex Ross
You're the world's greatest hero, exiled to another dimension with no way back. Trapped in an alien world, where not even the laws of physics work the way they should. The only person who even believes you exist is a young kid whom no one will listen to. Yet, you're the shining light that this drab, cynical world needs to restore its color and life. Oh - and you're a cartoon mouse. Here comes Mighty Mouse to save the day, in his most unexpected adventure yet... right here, in the real world!
(W) Christopher Sebela (A) Annapaola Martello (CA) Juan Doe
L.A. Is a strange town on the best of days, but in the summer of 1974, the City of Angels feels especially demonic. As temperatures soar and wildfires burn, all sorts of strange creatures are drawn to town, including Vampirella. While Vampi goes out and hunts down monsters all across La La Land - defending humanity from evil - she's also killing it every night on stage as a member of the all-girl rock group Witchkraft - defending rock 'n' roll from a dying scene. Help arrives in the form of four creatures who've just flown into town: The Starchild, The Demon, The Spaceman and The Catman. Away from their home turf and trying to record their new album, KISS discovers that all their favorite L.A. bands have mysteriously broken up, disappeared, sold out, or gone crazy. Led by a driver who moonlights in the occult and haunted by satanic strangers dressed in black, KISS finds themselves drawn into a web conspiracy that threatens to kill rock 'n' roll itself.
(W) Sina Grace (A) Alessandro Vitti (CA) Kevin Wada
Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most. But while reflecting on what he's accomplished over the years, he realizes that the legacy he's built is a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships. Not only that, but now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream and he's more put together than Bobby ever was: already a world-class hero in his own right, but also totally comfortable in his own skin, complete with a relationship with a handsome Inhuman to boot. In this new ongoing series penned by Sina Grace (Burn the Orphanage, Self-Obsessed) and drawn by Alessandro Vitti (SECRET WARRIORS), Bobby realizes that the time is never or now, and sets out to build a life and legacy he can be proud of...and be the best ICEMAN he can be!
(W) Kyle Higgins, Chuck Wendig (A) Jorge Fornes, Alvaro Sarreseca (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
Do humans dream of owning electric sheep? Artificial intelligences, rather than becoming our overlords, have settled into an uneasy symbiosis with humanity - they work for us as our colleagues and servants, earning vacation-time they spend in a boundless digital universe running on human-maintained server farms. But not all AIs are cool with the deal. Enter Magnus - a human psychologist tasked with navigating both worlds in order to bring recalcitrant AIs back into productive society... BONUS TUROK STORY, CHAPTER THREE! The all-new saga of the all-new Turok continues: He's a man on a mission, possessed, and he won't let anyone or anything get in his way!