2020 keeps on giving with the irony of it being Local Comic Shop Day while we are in lockdown :/ - Still we have some pretty cool special edition books being released.
We have DC's Future state promo in a special one per store foil variant (pull list customers will be getting the regular edition free :) )
Boom give us foil variants of a host of titles (Something is Killing the Children #1, Power Rangers #1 and Dune #2). Similarly Image give us a foil Invincible #1 and an homage Ice Cream Man #21.
Aftershock's new book this week mixes Ocean's Eleven and Godzilla to answer the question of whether it is a good idea to pull off a heist during a monstrous attack in Kaiju Score #1
In Jacey's past is the Important Man who took away her brother. Now Jacey has David, who sometimes transforms into a terrifying beast. Together, they've found a way to live to hunt, sniffing out men who prey on the vulnerable. But Jacey and David are about to run into the Important Man again in I Walk With Monsters #1 (Paul Cornell, Sally Cantirino)
A life in crime has it's consequences as one man finds out in Assassin And Son #1 (Shad Gaspard, Marc Copani, Elder Messiah), when he is forced into single-parenthood after his wife is murdered and he and his son want revenge.
Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! It's Wash's turn to shine in Firefly: Watch How I Soar (Various), and after the mind-bending destruction of the Black Barn, our heroes find themselves spread across the multiverse that it contained within in Gideon Falls vol. 5 (Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Dave Stewart)
Collected for the first time, Girl (Peter Milligan, Duncan Fegredo) is under-the-radar story of '90s teenage ennui, and Juliet Takes A Breath Gabby Rivera (A/CA) Celia Moscote() is an unforgettable queer coming-of-age story exploring race, identity and what it means to be true to your amazing self.
Revisit the classic comic Barbarella (Jean-Claude Forest, Kelly Sue DeConnick) this week as the sci-fi heroine gets an all new translation from KSD. Speaking of scifi, Conan heads to the bright lights of... Las Vegas? Find out how and why in Conan: Battle for the Serpent Crown (Saladin Ahmed, Luke Ross).
It's the Tenth Doctor against the Daleks in the trade collection of Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious (Jody Houser, Roberta Ingranata). Meanwhile East of West: The Apocalypse Year Three (Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta) is an oversized prestige collecting 15 issues of the popular series. Sticking with the apocalyptical naming theme, also out this week is a hardcover of the soon-to-be-given-the-Netflix-treatment The End of the F***ing World (Charles Forsman) about a sociopathic teen taking a road trip.
A teenager who is destined to be a human sacrifice at the Gate of Darkness is on the run from the Angel sent to kill her in Ever: The Way Out (Terry Moore) a self-contained story hitting the shelves this week.
Continuing the story from the Nickelodeon animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender omnibus (Gene Luen Yang, Michael Dante Dimartino, Bryan Konietzko, Gurihiru) sees Aang get the gang back together to try stop a war between the Fire Lord and the Earth King. Meanwhile the World's Grumpiest Cat-and the world's most adorable internet sensation-continues to delight fans of all ages, in Grumpy Cat: Awful-ly Big Comics Collection (Various)
DC are sniffing around for the "longest title of the week" award again, with this weeks new release Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Multiverse Who Laughs #1 - now that the Multiverse has been destroyed, the Batman Who Laughs has used his god-like power to create a new Dark Multiverse -- a collection of 52 evil worlds, each more terrifying than the last.
How does a hero deal with PTSD and the terrible things they have seen and done? Find out in Heroes In Crisis which collects the entire nine issue min-series.
You can catch up with Earths Mightiest Heroes in Avengers complete collection vol. 2 (Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer, Adam Kubert, more), and you can catch up on the latest shenanigans' of the first family in Fantastic Four: Empyre (Dan Slott, Paco Medina)
For Manga fans we have Destiny Lovers vol. 1 (Kazutaka, Tomohiro) in which a young man is kidnapped and thrown into a prison staffed by seductive ladies! There is also Granblue Fantasy vol. 7 (Cygames , Cocho)
The Hellsing Organization is under siege by the undead Nazi army of the Millennium Project, who are turning the London streets into rivers of blood in Hellsing: Deluxe Edition vol. 2 (Kohta Hirano)
Learn to draw original anime characters with accurate emotions that capture the mood of a character and tell a story in Drawing Anime Faces and Feelings (Studio Hard Deluxe)
Check out all this week's releases below and we hope to see you in the shop soon!!