It’s that time again! Time to talk about what’s got our interests peaked this week in the world of comics. It’s a big week for comics so there are a ton of reasons to rush to your local comic shop today. MIND MGMT #18, STAR WARS LEGACY II #11, ANIMAL MAN #27, BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #6, HARLEY QUINN #2, WONDER WOMAN #27, JUDGE DREDD #15, TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #25, PRETTY DEADLY #4, CHEW #39, AVENGERS #25, AVENGERS WORLD #2, BLACK WIDOW #2, WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #40, X-MEN #9, LEGENDS OF RED SONJA #3 and THE LONE RANGER #21 are just a few of the books coming out this week. We wish we could go into more detail, but because there are some many good things coming out today, we’re just gonna jump right into what has got our interests! (for a full list of what ships this week head over to www.previewsworld.com/Home/1/1/71/952 )
ELFQUEST: FINAL QUEST #1 – The Wolfriders’ chief, Cutter, knows that change is coming. His tribe’s proximity to the Palace of the High Ones, a mysterious and magical oasis, makes this inevitable. As Cutter’s daughter Ember, chief of her own tribe, shares her father’s efforts to preserve the old ways amongst their kin, the human tyrant, Angrif Djun, ascends the mountain her clan call home and rocks the foundation of their peaceful existence.
JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 – A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! With the Justice League still missing, a barely functional Cyborg will need help if he’s going to take down the Crime Syndicate! To do that, he must find Doctor Will Magnus!
UNWRITTEN: APOCALYPSE #1 – It’s the perfect jumping on point, as Tom Taylor is stranded at the beginning of all creation! Lost in the unwritten scenes of all the world’s stories, Tom Taylor is headed back to reality — and all the gods and beasts and monsters ever imagined can’t stop him. But there’s a toll on the road that may be too high for him or anyone to pay…
TMNT: UTROM EMPRIE #1 – Intrigue and betrayal abound on Burnow Island! This mini-series takes us to the Technodrome where Krang’s plans to destroy the Earth are ramping up. Little does he know that Baxter Stockman plans to harness its power for himself! As the two villains scheme, one imprisoned robot holds the key to success—Fugitoid! Will he be able to reach out to the Turtles in time? All this plus the long awaited story of the alien Utrom race!
DEADLY CLASS #1 – Welcome to the most brutal high school on Earth, where the world’s top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft. At King’s Dominion High School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn’t always metaphorical, nor is your fellow classmates’ poison.
ALL NEW INVADERS #1 -The KREE EMPIRE intends to conquer the universe using a weapon that will grant them an army of NORSE GODS. It falls to four heroes united by their past—CAPTAIN AMERICA, NAMOR, THE ORIGINAL HUMAN TORCH and the WINTER SOLDIER—who must now face the future and wage war against the Kree to save Earth.
ALL NEW X-FACTOR #2 – Serval Industries, one of the world’s most trusted names in electronics and leader in cutting-edge internet and weapons technology, has just unveiled their newest contribution to society…the All-New X-Factor. Led by mutant mistress of magnetism, Polaris, the team uses its corporate backing for the betterment of society. With her half-brother Quicksilver, notorious thief, Gambit, and more by her side, can Polaris trust that her corporate masters really have good intentions?
ALL NEW X-MEN #22.NOW – “The Trial of Jean Grey” When alien races learn that Jean Grey, host of the destructive Phoenix Force, is back on earth, they do something about it. Now it’s up to the rest of the All-New X-Men and the Guardians of the Galaxy to save Jean Grey from twisted intergalactic justice! Don’t miss two of Marvel’s biggest franchises crossing over for the first time!
GEORGE ROMERO’S EMPIRE OF THE DEAD #1 – ZOMBIE GODFATHER GEORGE ROMERO UNLEASHES HIS NEXT UNDEAD EPIC—AS AN ALL-NEW MARVEL COMIC! Welcome to New York City years after the undead plague has erupted—but just because Manhattan has been quarantined, don’t think that everyone inside is safe! Not only do flesh-eaters roam within Manhattan, but there’s another ancient predator about to take a bite out of the Big Apple!
ORIGIN II #2 – Without his family, Logan struggles to continue on. Meanwhile, word of a clawed wild man in the woods has reached civilization and the hunt to capture him first begins! And enter…CREED!
BAD ASS #1 – If Kick-Ass and Deadpool had a baby, it would be Bad Ass! The only difference being that Dead End is a villain through and through with no intentions of serving anyone. What makes Dead End so great is his self-aware humor and biting sarcasm- the mark of a true evil genius. Hard to hate and even harder to kill, Dead End is an eloquent psychopath who fights for something better than justice: himself.
DOC SAVAGE #2 – It is 1949, and Doc Savage and his aides return from an adventure in far off, exotic locales to find danger waiting for them much closer to home. Someone has discovered the location of Doc’s “Crime College,” the hidden hospital where he “cures” prisoners of their criminal tendencies. And Doc faces an impossible situation when forced to choose between the greater good and the life of his own cousin, Patricia Savage.