Hello everyone! It's a pretty interesting week. Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp are taking over on Green Lantern and it looks fantastic. The other big book this week is the return of Marvel Knights, the Marvel imprint responsible for churning out so many memorable stories about street-level heroes. See you at the bottom.
Comics Classes With Jim Higgins
Comics Class for Kids
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Writing Horror For Comics And Film
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New & Noteworthy Comics
Click here for a full list of all of the week's new releases.
The Green Lantern #1
(W) Grant Morrison (A) Liam Sharp
Superstar writer Grant Morrison (Batman, All-Star Superman) returns to DC alongside red-hot artist Liam Sharp (The Brave AND the Bold, Wonder Woman) to launch a new, ongoing series: THE GREEN LANTERN! In this debut issue, when Earth's space cop, Hal Jordan, encounters an alien hiding in plain sight, it sets off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps-and quite possibly the Multiverse at large-to its very core. There's an inter-galactic conspiracy afoot, as well as a traitor in the GL Corps' ranks, so strap in for more mind-bending adventures in this masterpiece in the making.
Marvel Knights 20th #1
(W) Donny Cates (A) Travel Foreman
In celebration of the legendary imprint founded by Marvel's CCO Joe Quesada, a new crop of talent stands poised to tell a groundbreaking story across the Marvel Universe! In the cemetery, the blind man does not know who he is, or why he has come to this particular grave at this moment. He doesn't know the burly police officer with the wild story who has approached him. Or the strangely intense man who sits in the rear seat of the patrol car, his eyes flashing green. But all of that is about to change. Because Matt Murdock is beginning to remember… In a colorless world without heroes, the spark of light…must come from the dark…
Outer Darkness #1
(W) John Layman (A) Afu Chan
Sci-fi and horror collide in this new series from the co-creator of CHEW! Mankind has colonized the galaxy, but during our interstellar travels, we discovered a terrifying secret out in the Outer Darkness of space. Join Captain Joshua Rigg and the crew of the starship Charon as they encounter demonic possessions, hauntings, cosmic horror, and more! All-star writer JOHN LAYMAN (CHEW) and artist AFU CHAN (Immortal Iron Fists) are ready to let you know that outer space is terrifying.
Star Wars Han Solo Imperial Cadet #1
(W) Robbie Thompson (A) Leonard Kirk
YOUNG SOLO'S ADVENTURES CONTINUE!
• HAN SOLO escapes Corellia by joining the IMPERIAL NAVY, vowing to return for QI'RA.
• But how does a thief used to the chaos of the streets adjust to the order and discipline of the military?
• Not well! Han's dream of becoming a pilot is quickly grounded as he realizes he may not even survive basic training!
James Bond 007 #1
(W) Greg Pak (A) Marc Laming
The ODD JOB epic begins in a new ongoing James Bond comic series by superstars GREG PAK (Planet Hulk, Mech Cadet Yu) and MARC LAMING (Star Wars, Wonder Woman)! Agent 007 tracks a smuggler into Singapore to secure a dangerous case, contents unknown. But a Korean mystery man wants the case as well, for very different reasons. And if Bond and this new rival don't kill each other, the ruthless terrorist organization known as ORU will be more than happy to finish the job.
Empty Man #1
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Vanessa Del Rey
Horror sensation Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Bone Parish) returns to the world of Empty Man with artist Jesús Hervás (Lucas Stand, Clive Barker's Hellraiser) in this new ongoing series. The nation is in the grip of a terrible pandemic. The so-called Empty Man disease causes insanity and violence. Government quarantines are mandatory. One of the afflicted is Melissa Kerry, and the next step should be to quarantine her-but those who enter quarantine are never seen again. Melissa's family won't let that happen. All they have to do is care for her, keep her worsening condition a secret-and they'll do anything, trust anyone, to keep her safe.
Auntie Agatha's Home For Wayward Rabbits #1
(W) Keith Giffen (A) Benjamin Roman
Auntie Agatha's Home for Wayward Rabbits is in danger. Run by the titular Agatha and her niece, Julie, this peculiar shelter cares for damaged and dysfunctional rabbits-and now it's being threatened by a wealthy businessman who will stop at nothing to tear it down. This charming series marks the return of critically acclaimed writer KEITH GIFFEN to creator-owned work.
New & Noteworthy Graphic Novels
Absolute Transmetropolitan Vol 03 HC
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Darick Robertson
In this final Absolute edition starring Spider Jerusalem, everyone's favorite renegade journalist is starting to have blackouts and episodes of mental confusion that are not related to his usual diet of narcotics and whiskey. Then, the City has been designated a disaster zone – and disaster zones are always visited by presidents, which means a confrontation between Spider and his greatest foe that will lead to the series' stunning conclusion! Collects TRANSMETROPOLITAN #40-60.
Cover Price: $125.00
Pulp Fiction Price: $87.50
That's it for this week!