Picks & Reviews

Out this week: 3/18

nw_lumberjanes #12Of course, we make a special effort to make sure female-created & -led books are in the shop year-round, not just during Women in Comics Month 🙂 Here are some that we’re looking forward to checking out this week:

Lumberjanes #12: A shop favorite, Lumberjanes is not only an all female conceived & created book, it also features a cast of adventurous, monster-fighting young women! In this month’s issue, Mal & Molly just want to get back to their friends, but things are looking more dire by the minute. It’s going to be a crazy dash through this weird mixed-up world as they try to not only find a working portal, but one that will take them back to camp! (W)Watters & Stevenson (A/CA)Nowak

Orphan Black #2: This one-of-a-kind book is based on the BBC TV show of the same name, with interior art by Szymon Kudranski & cover art by Cat Staggs. When Sarah attempted to assume the identity of a lookalike stranger, she soon uncovered an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. Sarah also learns that someone is trying to kill them all, one by one. That someone is another clone, Helena, a murderous, self-abusing fundamentalist who believes she is the “original” & all her other sisters are “abominations” to be eradicated. (W)Fawcett & Various (A)Kudranski (CA)Staggs

Ms. Marvel TP 2: Written by the very talented, genre-bending, G. Willow Wilson, & featuring a lead character full of girl power. As Ms. Marvel discovers more about her past, the Inventor continues to threaten her future. Kamala bands together with some unlikely heroes to stop the maniacal villain before he does real damage, but has she taken on more than she can handle? The fan-favorite, critically acclaimed, amazing new series continues as Kamala Khan proves why she’s the best new super hero there is! Collecting Ms. Marvel (2014) #6-11. (W)Wilson (A)Wyatt & Alphona (CA)McKelvie

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #13: With art by Megan Levens & featuring a strong female lead. Some suspiciously supernatural murders have Spike, Xander, Willow & Giles in a conundrum.They have to talk to Buffy, but there’s something about the killer they’re pretty sure she’s not going to like. (W)Gage & Brendon (A)Levens (CA)Morris