Well not quite, but it's certainly a great week for new comics, especially new indie books. Genies, grim reapers, grim dark fantasy and criminal gangs all feature in new titles this week.
If you had one wish...what would you wish for? Now, what if everyone else had one wish too? That's EIGHT BILLION GENIES, the new eight-issue series from CHARLES SOULE & RYAN BROWNE (CURSE WORDS). At exactly the same moment, everyone on earth gets a genie and one wish. All hell breaks loose, in a very entertaining way...and that's just the beginning. Buckle in for the wildest ride of the year in Eight Billion Genies #1
Grim #1 - Jessica Harrow is dead. But her journey has only just begun! Discover the world of the afterlife, where Jessica has been recruited as a Reaper, tasked with ferrying countless souls to their final destination. But unlike the rest of the Reapers, she has no memory of what killed her and put her into this predicament. In order to unravel the mystery of her own demise, she'll have to solve an even bigger one - where is the actual GRIM REAPER? From acclaimed writer Stephanie Phillips (Harley Quinn) and fan favorite artist Flaviano (New Mutants) comes a bold new vision of what comes after, and the nature of death itself!
Dogs Of London #1 - How deep must you bury a body to make sure it doesn't haunt you? Frank and Terry are about to find out. They were once members of The Dogs, a feared gang who ruled much of London's underworld back in the swinging 60s. They thought they'd escaped their troubled pasts, but the past isn't dead - it's just bashed about a bit and very pissed off...
Frank Frazetta's legendary creation DEATH DEALER returns to life in collaboration with DEATH DEALER #1! Critically acclaimed animation writer Mitch Iverson (Dota: Dragon's Blood, Voltron: Legendary Defender, Fast & Furious Spy Racers) joins world renowned artists Stefano Martino (Stranger Things, Doctor Who) and Luis Antonio Delgado (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin) to bring you the first salvo in a major launch of new, related titles featuring characters envisioned by the Master himself!
Captain America Symbol of Truth #1 - Sam Wilson picks up the shield once more - and enters a world of trouble! Following a lead from Misty Knight, Sam intercepts a mysterious group hijacking what appears to be an empty train. As he digs deeper, he discovers that the plot may be connected to a crucial piece of Captain America history...and, surprisingly, Wakanda
Dark Horse give us a new Avatar series in the lead up to the new film at the end of the year - This time covering Augustine's efforts to start a school for the Na'Vi
Her name is Bunny Mask...and she's back to ask the question...is there sickness? The HIT horror series returns in Bunny Mask Hollow Inside #1
Bloodstone Syndicate #1 is the latest Milestone series from DC with original artist ChrisCross teamong with new writer Geoffrey Throne
See below for the full view on all this week's releases and hopefully see many of you on Free Comic Book Day! :)