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NEW COMIC BOOK DAY: Notable Releases 10/11/17

This week in comics is especially heavy with action and adventure. Check out this week's recommendations.



NEW COMIC BOOK DAY 10/11/17 by Slidely Slideshow
Music by Eminem

With so many great titles this week it's hard to feature just a few. The usual suspects: Dark Nights: Metal, Harbinger Renegade, Redlands, Mister Miracle, and Sheena are sure bets this week. New titles: The Family Trade, Falcon, God Complex, Catalyst Prime Noble, Atomahawk, Gotham City Garage, Ragman, and Wildstorm Michael Cray are worth checking out. Whatever you're looking for you'll find a great read this week. Happy reading!




The Family Trade #1
(W) Justin Jordan, Nikki Ryan (A/CA) Morgan Beem
"THE FAMILY," Part One
Introducing an all-new ongoing series from the creator of LUTHER STRODE, SPREAD, and DEAD BODY ROAD!
Steampunk, alchemy, and adventure meet the ocean. On an island city in a world where history didn't quite turn out like ours, a hidden family of spies, thieves, and assassins makes sure that the world keeps going. Or they did, until Jessa Wynn, their youngest member, manages to start a civil war.



All New Wolverine #25
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Juan Cabal (CA) Terry Dodson
ORPHANS OF X Part 1
DAKEN, the enigmatic son of Logan, has been kidnapped and it's up to the ALL-NEW WOLVERINE to find him. But when the trail leads Laura, a genetic clone of the original Wolverine, back to the FACILITY where she was created and tortured, she will find new horrors waiting for her.  Who are the ORPHANS OF X and what do they have in store for the children of Logan? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Mark Bagley!



Amazing Spider-Man #789
(W) Dan Slott (A) Stuart Immonen (CA) Alex Ross
THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened to PARKER INDUSTRIES?
PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Mark Bagley!


Defenders #6
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) David Marquez
KINGPINS OF NEW YORK Part 1
The Defenders: Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Daredevil, protectors of the people, are in a desperate struggle to keep New York City safe in the wake of the power vacuum caused by the Kingpin's absence and the all-out street war that results!  So what could make things even worse for our team of harried heroes? Would you believe - Deadpool? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and a TBA artist!


Falcon #1
(W) Rodney Barnes (A) Joshua Cassara (CA) Jesus Saiz
TAKE FLIGHT Part 1
Sam Wilson - winged warrior, avian Avenger and one-time sentinel of liberty - takes to the skies again, reborn and recommitted as the fighter for freedom, THE FALCON! Engaged in an all-new assignment while training his new partner THE PATRIOT, Sam Wilson soars high and sees all. But Sam's new mission finds him on a collision course with an enemy way out of his weight class-the demonic BLACKHEART! Writer Rodney Barnes (THE BOONDOCKS) joins artist Joshua Cassara (SECRET EMPIRE: UNDERGROUND) to challenge Sam Wilson as never before! From the stratosphere to the streets, the Marvel Universe now has a high-flying hero circling above them ready to strike! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Mark Bagley!


God Complex #1
(W) Paul Jenkins, Bryan Lie (A) Hendry Prasetya (CA) Isuardi Therianto
In the futuristic city of Delphi, a young digital-forensics investigator named Seneca finds himself embroiled in the bizarre murders of three church acolytes. Guided by his cryptic mentor, the Ruler named Hermes, Seneca uncovers a stunning conspiracy and a mystery that will turn his entire world upside down. From writer PAUL JENKINS (Inhumans, Wolverine: Origin) and artist HENDRY PRASETYA (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) comes a unique vision of a digital future powered by mythological gods


Atomohawk #0
(W) Donny Cates (A/CA) Ian Bederman
Behold, puny earth things! A deluxe, oversized collection of the story originally serialized in Heavy Metal magazine, this is the complete adventure of the Cyberzerker and his mighty Atomahawk! Join them on their quest to free their imprisoned God, and find out why GRANT MORRISON calls it: "A screaming black hole feedback squall of death metal Kirby-kozmik energy spinning straight towards your prefrontal cortex. DONNY CATES and IAN BEDERMAN forge a stylish, super-heavy 21st-century mythology of blood, sentient steel, and rebel circuitry. A razor-nova of explosive writing and searing visuals that bury themselves deep in your skull. ATOMAHAWK REX!"



Gotham City Garage #1
(W) Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly (A) Brian Ching (CA) Rafael Albuquerque
A new series inspired by the DC Collectibles statue line! It's been decades since Governor Lex Luthor turned Gotham City into a modern utopia, saving his people from the devastation that made the rest of the continent a wasteland. But his city isn't paradise for everyone. If the Lexes network misfires, and a citizen wakes up and steps out of line, the Bat and his minions are brutal in restoring the status quo. So when young Kara Gordon, whose ridealong tech has never functioned optimally, rushes headlong into the Freescape, she's shocked to find Gotham City Garage-where new friends might become family, if she lives long enough.


Ragman #1
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Guillem March
After a failed mission to raid a tomb in the Israeli Desert, war veteran Rory Harper is plagued by the death of his partners. As Rory battles his guilt back in Gotham City, he discovers that what was in that tomb has followed him home, and it's about to change his life. But as Rory begins his journey, an evil is invading Gotham City, and it wants what he's discovered. A hero is born in this visionary reimagining of the Ragman mythos by writer Ray Fawkes and artist Inaki Miranda!


Wildstorm Michael Cray #1
(W) Bryan Hill (A) N. Steven Harris, Dexter Vines (CA) Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Warren Ellis' critically acclaimed relaunch of THE WILD STORM gets its first solo spinoff series! Michael Cray, professional assassin, has been betrayed by International Operations and has an alien life-form in his head that's either killing him, transforming him, or both. The only thing that can bring sense to his life is for him to do what he does best: kill the wrong people for the right reasons. But Michael needs support and resources to hit back against I.O., and he gets them in exchange for working with Trelane, taking out her targets, his way. First up? A sociopathic Silicon Valley billionaire by the name of Oliver Queen!


LADYCASTLE TP
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Ashley A. Woods (A) Becca Farrow (CA) Ashley A. Woods
When all the men in Mancastle get eaten by a dragon, the women take over! Now the blacksmith's wife Merinor is King, Princess Aeve is the Captain, and the only remaining (and least capable) knight Sir Riddick is tasked with teaching the ladies of the castle how to defend against all manner of monsters!
Novelist Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon, As Wicked as She Wants, Wake of Vultures) brings her first original series to comics, and is joined by breakthrough illustrators Ashley A. Woods (Niobe: She Is Life) and Becca Farrow for a rollicking fantasy adventure featuring women reclaiming their lives on their terms. Collects the complete limited series.


DARK NIGHTS METAL #3
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Superman is pulled into the mystery of the Dark Multiverse while the Justice League follows the trail to a weapon that could keep the forces of the Dark Multiverse at bay!


HARBINGER RENEGADE #8 CVR A ROBERTSON
(W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) Darick Robertson
Massacred! 
As "MASSACRE" continues to tear the Harbinger Renegades apart, the battle lines reveal themselves... On one side, the fugitive psiot named Alexander Solomon and the concussive killers of the H.A.R.D. Corps...and on the other, the Harbinger Renegades and a growing army of newly activated recruits - untrained, unpredictable and potentially unstable. As their paths converge toward an inescapable confrontation, Peter Stanchek will be forced to make an impossible decision that will change the destiny of everyone in the Valiant Universe...and lay the fault lines for HARBINGER WARS 2!  
"MASSACRE" seeks its final victim as Harvey Award nominated writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and superstar artist Darick Robertson (The Boys, Transmetropolitan) prepare for the biggest, bloodiest confrontation in Valiant history!


SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS LIGHTNING ONI #2
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Martheus Wade (A/CA) Martheus Wade
Who said words can never hurt you? While the powerful Lightning Oni continues his search for the young ninja, Shianndrea Toshigawa, the kunoichi has to quell a rumor that she maliciously attacked one of her fellow sword sisters during an unauthorized training session. While Ai and Shainndrea get to the bottom of the incident, ninja team leaders, Kim and Turra, go on the hunt for a possible traitor in their ranks.


CATALYST PRIME NOBLE VOL 2 #1
LION FORGE
(W) Brandon Thomas (A/CA) Roger Robinson
The new chapter of NOBLE begins as the superpowered fugitive astronaut David Powell rejects the wife he doesn't remember, forcing Astrid Allen-Powell to work with their worst enemy to put her family back together.
This issue is penciled by guest artist Jamal Igle (SUPERGIRL, BLACK) with a cover by Khary Randolph (BLACK, WE ARE ROBIN) and Emilio Lopez!


MISTER MIRACLE #3 (OF 12)
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) Nick Derington
The groundbreaking new series from the creators of The Sherriff of Babylon and BATMAN #14-15 continues. The insanity of war is the insanity of Mister Miracle. Darkseid and Orion's forces clash violently on the battlefields of New Genesis. Stained with blood and glory, the New Gods fight on. As they move closer to victory, Scott and Barda begin to see that every step forward leads them into a deadly trap. Where do you run when the path ahead is your enemy's triumph and the path behind is your family's defeat?


REDLANDS #3
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa Del Rey (A/CA) Vanesa Del Rey
Love and righteousness keep the biggest hearts in Redlands, despite the crime rate. But the biggest hearts are within the biggest beasts, and no animal or serial killer is safe if they dare to cross them.


KISS VAMPIRELLA #5
D. E.
(W) Christopher Sebela (A) Annapaola Martello (CA) Juan Doe
The demons bent on destroying rock 'n' roll via a wave of soft rock laced with murderous messages have declared all-out war on the world. With a huge show scheduled at the Hollywood Bowl and a massive crowd of willing victims, KISS and Vampirella will storm the stage in a jam of violence and rock so loud that Los Angeles will never be the same.


SHEENA #2 CVR A MCKONE
D. E.
(W) Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo (A) Moritat (CA) Mike McKone
With 24 hours to find a missing man and save her village from extermination, Sheena must trespass deeper into the forest than she has ever gone before!

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