Hello everyone! Unfortunately I need to keep my intro short this week, but you’ll get over it when you see all the stuff coming out Wednesday. This week has everything: monster specials, new series, big fat omnibuses, you name it! See you at the bottom…
New and Noteworthy Comics
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Swamp Thing Winter Special
Tom King and Jason Fabok pay tribute to the legendary creators of Swamp Thing, writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, as they join forces for an earth-shattering Swamp Thing passion project!
In this new, squarebound one-shot, Swamp Thing is out of his element as he shepherds a lost boy through a blinding blizzard and other hazards of a strange, frozen tundra. In this touching and harrowing tale of survival, the pair must navigate countless threats throughout a bewildering terrain-with a bloodthirsty snow monster hot on their heels. But how long can they rely on each other? Separated from the Green and stripped of his powers in this dead world, Swamp Thing struggles to fight for their lives and deliver the boy to safety. Disoriented and decaying, Swamp Thing’s fading understanding of his surroundings forces the duo to confront their desperation and uncover the true identity of the snow monster that hunts them.
In addition, this special features the final Swamp Thing story from the monster’s co-creator, Len Wein. Originally intended as the start of a new series, it is presented here both in its original script form and with art by Kelley Jones.
X-Men Red #1
The Hate Machine Part 1
THE FIRST SENSATIONAL ARC OF AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN STARTS HERE!
JEAN GREY is back! Returned to a world she doesn’t recognize, the First Lady of the X-MEN gathers an unlikely team – NIGHTCRAWLER, NAMOR and LAURA KINNEY (A.K.A. ALL-NEW WOLVERINE) – to face an evil that threatens to tear down XAVIER’s dream by any means necessary!
Black Panther The Sound and the Fury #1
PANTHER VS. KLAW!
The fantastic technology of Wakanda comes to Dubai! But when the villainous KLAW launches a plot to extort billions from the citizens of the city, T’CHALLA’s diplomatic mission becomes a search and rescue for the BLACK PANTHER! Written and illustrated by industry legends Ralph Macchio and Andrea Di Vito, THE SOUND AND THE FURY puts the Black Panther on a mission that will test his prowess against his long-standing nemesis, as well as three new villains – BLOKK, GARROTTE, and SHEN-YU!
Featuring a special presentation of FANTASTIC FOUR #53, featuring the earliest conflict between T’Challa and Klaw, and the introduction of VIBRANIUM!
Incognegro: Renaissance #1
After a black writer is found dead at a scandalous interracial party in 1920s New York, Harlem’s cub reporter Zane Pinchback is the only one determined to solve the murder. Zane must go “incognegro” for the first time-using his light appearance to pass as a white man-to find the true killer, in this prequel miniseries to the critically acclaimed Vertigo graphic novel, now available in a special new 10th Anniversary Edition. With a cryptic manuscript as his only clue, and a mysterious and beautiful woman as the murder’s only witness, Zane finds himself on the hunt through the dark and dangerous streets of “roaring twenties” Harlem in search for justice. A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets, and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger than ever before.
Mother Panic Batman Special Part 2 of Milk Wars!
(W) Jody Houser, Magdalene Visaggio (A) Ty Templeton, Sonny Liew (CA) Frank Quitely
“MILK WARS” part two! Mother Panic has discovered a Gotham City transformed. What happened to her family and friends? And who moved into Gather House, the religious school that scarred Mother Panic as a young girl? It’s Father Bruce, the orphan millionaire who decided to give back to society by filling the deep demand for sidekicks. So many Robins in need of a nest! Plus, part two of the Eternity Girl backup story!
Infinity Countdown Adam Warlock
ADAM WARLOCK IS BACK! Reborn from the realm of the dead, Adam has come seeking the Soul Stone…and the truth about what it did to Him! His guide through this Infinity Quest is none other than…Kang the Conqueror?!? Be there as Adam begins down the dark trail sure to lead him into the heart of the mystery of the Infinity Stones…
War has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations.
When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be.
From writer IVAN BRANDON (BLACK CLOUD, DRIFTER) and superstar artist ESAD RIBIC (Secret Wars, Uncanny X-Force) in his creator-owned Image debut, with painted color by NIC KLEIN (DRIFTER, VIKING) and graphic design by TOM MULLER, VS delivers spectacular action, darkly humorous satire, and explores our hunger for fame and our penchant for self-destruction.
Young Monsters in Love
(W) Paul Dini, James Robinson, Jeff Lemire, Steve Orlando, Mark Russell, Kyle Higgins, Alisa Kwitney, Phil Hester (A) Guillem March, Frazer Irving (A/CA) Kelley Jones
It’s hard being a monster… and even harder being a monster in love. Sparks will fly and hearts will be broken when the ghouls and ghosts of the DC Universe assemble to bring you the Valentine’s Day Special that no one saw coming!
Collecting HOUSE OF SECRETS #81-111 and featuring the first appearance of Swamp Thing, this new mystery collection includes contributions from such writers and artists as Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson, Jim Aparo and many others, and sets the groundwork for classic DC Universe horror stories for years to come.
Pulp Fiction Price:$75 (40% OFF)
Daredevil Shadowland Omnibus
The Man Without Fear casts his shadow over the Marvel Universe! Daredevil has become the leader of the Hand – but instead of reforming the ninja clan, are they corrupting him? As Daredevil crosses a shocking line in battle with Bullseye, and sets up a stronghold in the midst of Hell’s Kitchen, his former friends and allies – including Spider-Man, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Elektra and the Daughters of the Dragon – are determined to stop him. But can they save Daredevil’s soul as New York City crumbles under the weight of his new order? Collecting DARK REIGN: THE LIST – DAREDEVIL; DAREDEVIL (1998) #501-512; SHADOWLAND #1-5; SHADOWLAND: ELEKTRA, BULLSEYE, GHOST RIDER, SPIDER-MAN and AFTER THE FALL; SHADOWLAND: MOON KNIGHT #1-3; SHADOWLAND: BLOOD ON THE STREETS #1-4; SHADOWLAND: DAUGHTERS OF THE SHADOW #1-3; THUNDERBOLTS (1997) #148-149; SHADOWLAND: POWER MAN #1-4; and DAREDEVIL: REBORN #1-4.
Cover Price: $125
Pulp Fiction Price: $75 (40% OFF)
Deadpool by Daniel Way Omnbius Vol 1 HC
Deadpool is Way cool! By which we mean, Daniel Way cool! One of Wade Wilson’s wildest writers begins his riotous run in this volume packed with Merc madness. And he dives straight in at the deep end with a brutal throwdown against Wolverine! Then, the Skrulls have invaded Earth – but nobody warned them about Deadpool! So why does that mean Wade’s going to war with Norman Osborn and his new team of bloodthirsty, black-ops Thunderbolts? Next, Deadpool wants to be an X-Man – and he’s not going to let anyone stand in his way. Not even the X-Men. And while he’s being sociable, why not a good old-fashioned team-up with Spider-Man? All this plus Hit-Monkey – the hitman who is a monkey! Collecting WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #21-25, DEADPOOL (2008) #1-26, THUNDERBOLTS (1997) #130-131, HIT-MONKEY (2010A) #1, HIT-MONKEY (2010B) #1-3 and DEADPOOL SAGA.
Cover Price: $100
Pulp Fiction Price: $60 (40% OFF)
Robotech TP Vol 1
Harmony Gold’s cult ’80s TV series, Robotech returns for all-new adventures! Comic written by Brian Wood (DMZ, Briggs Land, Northlanders) and illustrated by Marco Turini! Featuring classic characters Rick, Lisa, Minmei, Roy, Claudia and Gloval, this new comic series will delight original fans and newcomers alike!
Pulp Fiction Price: $13.59 (20% OFF)
Moebius Library Inside Moebius HC Vol 1
Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse presents Inside Moebius Part 1, the next volume in the Moebius Library. As he explores a beautiful, expansive desert that represents his mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters-creations like Blueberry, Arzak, and Major Grubert-and also meets a younger version of himself! A six-part study, Inside Moebius Part 1 collects the first two chapters in this fantastic exploration of a creator meeting his own creations to discuss his artistic process and the real world issues that encroach into his thoughts. Moebius’s final long-form work-now available in English! The next volume in Dark Horse’s Moebius Library series!
Cover Price: $39.99
Pulp Fiction Price: $27.99 (30% OFF)
Death to the Tsar HC
From the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed Death of Stalin comes another political dark comedy! Moscow, September 17th, 1904. A crowd brandishing sticks, stones and rotten vegetables, gathers in front of Moscow’s Governor’s palace. They’re not happy.
Pulp Fiction Price: $19.99 (20% OFF)