From the world’s greatest superhero fare and new kids’ stories to out-of-this-world science fiction and horror tales, it’s that time of the year again to discover, or rediscover, the joy of reading a comic book!
Highlights This Week: After the shocking events of Indestructible Hulk #20 last month, Mark Waid along with artist Mark Bagley (who’ve never worked together before) relaunch the Jade Giant in the all-new Hulk #1. Bruce Banner lies at death’s door and if he survives, it won’t be as the Bruce Banner we’ve known. And, how will the Hulk wreak vengeance on Banner’s assailant? The Banner D.O.A. storyline begins here;
Highlights This Week: Set in the near future, Batman Eternal #1 is the first weekly comic DC has done in a few years. A massive cast of Gotham City’s best (and worst) examines the relationship between Batman, his allies and his city and, in this debut issue, Commissioner James Gordon is caught on the wrong side of the law;
Sandman fans – put your patience hats back on! In a recent interview with CNN, Neil Gaiman stated that we wouldn’t see Sandman Overture #3 (of 6) until this July! So only a 4 month wait instead of the 5 months between issues #1 and the just-released issue #2! At least we’re seeing a little improvement!
Highlights This Week: After being delayed due to a change in writers, this week’s Inhuman #1 by Charles Soule and Joe Madureira is finally released! Spinning out of the events in Infinity and Inhumanity, a cloud of Terrigen mist is moving around the world turning regular people into Inhumans with amazing powers. But not everyone thinks this is a good thing. Discover the secret history of the Marvel Universe and get in at the ground floor of the next big Marvel franchise;
Highlights This Week: You’ve waited patiently for five months and, it doesn’t matter the reason or excuses, you can finally read the next installment of Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams’ epic prequel to the entire Sandman saga in Sandman Overture #2 (of 6);
Marvel has a new Savage Hulk series beginning in June similar to their Savage Wolverine series with a rotating roster of big name writers and artists. The first arc is written and drawn by Alan Davis with an epic battle between Hulk and some of the biggest names in his rogues gallery. The second, by Jim Starlin featuring Thanos, Annihilus, Blastaar and more!
Highlights This Week: Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill return for, Nemo: The Roses of Berlin, a sequel to their Heart of Ice graphic novel featuring the original Captain Nemo’s daughter from their League of Extraordinary Gentlemen books;
Highlights This Week: Writer Kelly Sue Deconnick returns with new artist David Lopez to give Carol Danvers a fresh start with the all-new Captain Marvel #1. Carol comes to a crossroads with a new life and new romance and she makes a dramatic decision that will alter the course of her life and the entire Marvel Universe in the months to come;
Highlights This Week: Mark Millar’s Millarworld becomes the Millarworld Universe this week with the release of Image’s Starlight #1. With art by Goran Parlov and variant covers by John Cassaday, Duke McQueen is Millar’s Flash Gordon-esque hero who has one last great adventure in him after outliving his wife and being out of touch with his offspring. Millar’s new Universe of interrelated titles will eventually envelop everything he’s done from Jupiter’s Legacy to Superior – and beyond;