New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Highlights This Week: Writer Garth Ennis brings his usual grim and gritty style to one of the original, and best, of the classic crime-fighting pulp heroes in Dynamite’s return of The Shadow #1; Jim Lee’s got one more issue of R & R, but ’til then, guest artist Carlos D’Anda (Arkham City) teams with regular writer Geoff Johns for Justice League #8 where Green Arrow tries to crash the team; Avengers VS X-Men #2 (of 12) continues as Iron Man takes on Magneto with crossovers this week featured in Avengers #25 and Wolverine and The X-Men #10Punisher #10 is Part 2 of The Omega Effect crossover with last week’s Avenging Spider-Man #6 and next week’s Daredevil #11; the Ice Age: Playing Favorites One-Shot is the second, all-new Kaboom! comic based on the hit FOX Animated movies and Reset #1 (of 4) is a brand new mini-series from creator Peter Bagge (Hate, Neat Stuff) about a washed up actor and comedian who signs up to be the main research subject for a virtual reality experiment!

Novelty Highlights: New Ame Comi Raven Variant PVC Figures; Marvel Heroclix Avengers Movie Boosters and Starter Set; Marvel X-23 Bishoujo Statue; Alfred E. Neuman Wacky Wobbler; Free Comic Book Day 2012 Jim Lee Commemorative T-Shirt; Star Wars 4-Inch Mini Talking Plush Figures and, from the fine folks at Kidrobot, a restock of Futurama Mini Vinyl Figures and the Simpsons: Matt Groening 6-Inch Vinyl Figure!

DC Comics

  • Ame Comi Raven Angel of Azarath Variant PVC Figure

Image Comics

  • Bomb Queen VII Queen’s World #3 (of 4)
  • Manhattan Projects #1 3rd Printing
  • Manhattan Projects #2
  • Near Death #7
  • No Place Like Home #3
  • Prophet #24
  • Saga #1 3rd Printing
  • Super Dinosaur #10
  • Walking Dead #96
  • Witchblade #155

Marvel Comics

Other Publishers

  • 3 Story: Secret Files of the Giant Man One-Shot
  • Ab Sapien The Devil Does Not Jest Volume 2 Softcover
  • Alfred E. Neuman Wacky Wobbler
  • Archie #631
  • Archie Archives Volume 5 Hardcover
  • Archie Double Digest #228
  • Army of Darkness Omnibus Volume 2 Softcover
  • Asterix Omnibus Volume 3 Softcover
  • Back Issue #55
  • Betty & Veronica #259
  • Black Butler Volume 9 Manga
  • Black God Volume 16 Manga
  • BPRD Hell On Earth Long Death #3
  • Cage of Eden Volume 5 Manga
  • Captain Commando Volume 1 (Udon)
  • Castle Waiting Volume 2 #16
  • Comic Shop News #1296
  • Danger Girl/Army of Darkness #5 (of 5)
  • Dark Horse Presents #11 (has Francavilla and Zonjic covers)
  • Dark Shadows Series Story Digest
  • Disney Fairies Volume 8 Tinkerbell Stories For A Rainy Day Digest
  • Doctor Who 10th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver (restock)
  • Doctor Who Ongoing Volume 2 #16
  • Duncan the Wonder Dog Volume 1 Softcover
  • Dungeons & Dragons Eberron Annual 2012 #1
  • Durarara Volume 2 Manga
  • Excel Saga Volume 23 Manga
  • Fathom Kiani Volume 2 #1
  • Free Comic Book Day 2012 Jim Lee Commemorative T-Shirt
  • Fear Agent Volume 6 Softcover
  • Futurama Mini Vinyl Figures by Kidrobot (restock)
  • Gantz Volume 22 Manga
  • G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #177
  • Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland Hardcover
  • Hellcyon Softcover
  • Hellraiser Masterpieces #12
  • High School of the Dead Volume 6 Manga
  • Higurashi When They Cry Volume 6 Manga
  • HP Lovecraft Softcover
  • Ice Age: Playing Favorites One-Shot
  • Irredeemable #36
  • Katsuya Terada: The Monkey King Volume 2 Softcover
  • Knights of the Dinner Table #185
  • Krazy & Ignatz: 1922-1924 Drim of Love Softcover
  • Mega Man Robot Field Guide Softcover
  • Newtype February 2012
  • Next Men Aftermath #42
  • Oh My Goddess Volume 41 Manga
  • Omar Dugan Girl Seven Softcover
  • Peanuts #4 (of 4)
  • Planet of the Apes #13
  • Popeye Volume 6: My Lil Swee Pea Hardover
  • Rachel Rising #7
  • Ragemoor #2
  • Red Sonja #65
  • Reset #1 (of 4)
  • Rocketeer Adventures 2 #2 (of 4)
  • Secret History of DB Cooper #2
  • The Shadow #1
  • Simpsons Comics #189
  • Simpsons: Matt Groening Vinyl Figure from Kidrobot
  • Sixth Gun #12
  • Sonic the Hedgehog Select Volume 6 Digest
  • Sonic Universe #39
  • Star War Dawn of the Jedi Force Storm #0 3rd Printing
  • Star War Dawn of the Jedi Force Storm #1 3rd Printing
  • Star War Dawn of the Jedi Force Storm #3
  • Steed & Mrs Peel #4 (of 4)
  • Stitched #4
  • Supernatural Magazine #32
  • Star Wars 4-Inch Mini Talking Plush Figures
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro Series #4: Leonardo
  • Tenjo Tenghe Volume 6 Manga
  • Transformers Classics Volume 3 Softcover
  • Transformers More Than Meets The Eye Ongoing#4
  • Vampirella #16
  • X 3-In-1 Edition Volume 2 Manga
  • Yo Gabba Gabba Comic Book Time Hardcover