Highlights This Week: The wait is over and and DC’s 7 mini-series prequels to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ magnum opus begins with Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1 (of 6) written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke. Also, every Before Watchmen comic will feature a two-page installment of the backup series “Curse of the Crimson Corsair” written by Len Wein and featuring art by original Watchmen colorist John Higgins; Walking Dead Volume 16: A Larger World Softcover containing issues #91-96 is finally available for your reading pleasure; Avengers VS X-Men #5 (of 12) is the end of Act One and tie-ins can be found in Avengers Academy #31 and Uncanny X-Men #13; Steve Niles and Phil Noto are just two of the creators involved in Image’s Creator-Owned Heroes #1, a new anthology title with 2 ongoing stories – one about a disparate group of post-apocalyptic survivors looking for paradise and the other involving a dangerous female weapon;
Highlights This Week: Two heroes of two different Marvel Universes collide as our Peter Parker meets the Ultimate Universe’s Miles Morales in Spider-Men #1 (of 5). Uniquely, writer Brian Michael Bendis teams with artist Sara Pichelli to write the “real” Peter Parker for the first time where Peter isn’t just part of one of the recent Avengers titles; Darwyn Cooke and Amanda Conner are the creative team on Before Watchmen Silk Spectre #1 (of 4); this week’s Avengers VS X-Men titles include AVX VS #3 (of 6), Avengers #27 and X-Men Legacy #268; Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson tell a post-war, post-disaster, post-everything tale of the environmental-action trawler Kapital as it scours the earth’s oceans for its missing sister ship in Dark Horse Comics’ The Massive #1; IDW brings one of the quintessential 70s bands back to comics with the all-new Kiss #1;
Highlights This Week: We always make a big deal when a new chapter of Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s LOEG (its commonly used acronym) is released because they’re few and far between. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century #3 – 2009 is the final chapter of their latest adventure
Colorist Chad Fidler will be at our East side store signing copies of the first book of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the new graphic novel series featuring lineart by Simon Bisley & published by Heavy Metal!
Chad’s wondrous coloring has also graced such books as Athena Voltaire, Territory 51, Top Cow‘s Witchblade and Hunter-Killer, and numerous titles from Marvel Comics! You can check out some of his work on his site chadfidler.com.
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