Posts Tagged ‘Secret Wars’

By: JD Hardin

It’s a great week to be a comic book reader. Vertigo, Dynamite, and Image are making their presence known. Marvel continues Secret Wars with both ongoing and new titles. DC shows us they still have some tricks up their sleeves as well.


Vertigo FINALLY gives us Mad Max: Fury Road: Mad Max #1, the issue we’ve all been waiting on!!


From Image this week, Big Man Plans #4 and Bloodstrike #1.


Marvel plants it’s flag with Civil War #1, Lando #1, Max Ride: First Flight #4, Old Man Logan #3, Weirdworld #2, and Star Wars #7.


DC kicks things up a notch with Batman #42, Batman/Superman #22, Constantine: The Hellblazer #2, Earth 2: Society #2, and the much anticipated Starfire #2.

The BIG news this week is the Archie reboot from M&M comics. This #1 is getting a huge selection of variant covers, including the one shown above, which is done by our friends at All Star Comics. Chris Foreman did all the pencils and ink, and colors were done by Kris Asbeck. These guys have talent beyond compare, and we should see a lot more of them.

Chris Foreman does take commissions, and has an incredible portfolio. You can connect with him through his twitter, here, or his instagram here.

By: JD Hardin

It’s an AMAZING week for releases. It seems there are more releases every week. Marvel and DC continue to battle for the majority of the market share. Meanwhile, smaller publishers like Image are still sneaking in for a small, however growing, portion of the market.

Marvel fights to hold their 40% by expanding Secret Wars with Age of Ultron VS Zombies #1, E Is For Extinction #1, Korvac Saga #1, and X-Men ’92 #1. Their already ongoing titles, Secret Wars and otherwise, are still sounding off, providing endurance for the Marvel machine. The Ant Man: Larger Than Life #1 will give strength toward the upcoming Ant Man feature film. I believe this issue will sell like hot cakes, so get it while it’s hot.

DC continues its DCYOU with Aquaman #41, Batgirl #41, Grayson #9, Justice League 3301 #1, Superman #41, The Flash #41, We Are Robin #1, and a few others. Their more serious titles continue as well. Deathstroke #7, Gotham by Midnight #6, and Injustice: Gods Among Us Year 4 #4 keep the DC presence strong through a rather small number of releases this week.

Image, aware of their current position in the market, has (in my opinion) the best releases this week. Our friend, and amazing writer, Matt Hawkins is giving us Postal #5 and The Tithe #3. Both of these titles have received top ratings by The Nerdery. All Star CCG favorite, Mythic is getting its second issue today. Rasputin #6, Sons Of The Devil #2, Invisible Republic #4, Wytches, The Fade Out, Material, and Spawn all make appearances this week as well.

This is another great week for comic readers. Whether you like heroes and superpowers, horror and suspense, or  mysteries and detectives, there’s a book dropping today that you’ll love. So get to your local comic book store and grab some of these great offers.

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