This week’s comic rec is Fables #151 by Bill Willingham. Fables is a critically acclaimed series that retells fairy tales in a crime noir fashion. This 12 issue story is coming out just in time for the series’ 20th anniversary and #151 is a great point to jump in for any new readers who’d like to get into the series without going all the way back to #1. Fables #151 is set to be released May 17th, let us know if you’d like a copy!
Two new series are on their way! For Marvel fans there’s the 6 issue series AXE Judgement Day. DC fans can look forward to the release of the 7 issue Dark Crisis. If you order subscriptions to both series each issue you buy will get a 25% discount! Let us know if you’re interested!
Looking for a new series to jump into? Try this weeks comic recs! Our first recommendation for this week is the supernatural murder mystery, Rogue Sun. Rogue Sun is about Dylan Siegel, who inherits the mantle of Rogue Sun from his father Marcus and sets out to protect the world and solve the mystery of his father’s murder. Issue 1 is out now. Let use know if you’re interested in a copy!
Our second recommendation is not a #1 issue but is still a great point to jump in: Something Is Killing The Children #22. This series follows Erica Slaughter, a rogue agent from the house of slaughter. Issue 22 focuses on her investigating a small town being tormented by a serial killer. If you’d like a copy of issue 22 let us know.
If you’re looking to start a new series take a look at Canceled by David Bryne. Canceled follows the story of a former kid-show host gets electrocuted and sucked into the airwaves and wrecks havoc across 4 eras. The series includes 4 different artists with 4 unique art styles. Let us know if you’re interested in a copy of issue 1.
Eight Million Genies is an upcoming series about a world where everyone has their own personal genie and one wish. Issue 1 is set to be May 11th. Let us know if you’re interested.
Looking for a new series to enjoy? Consider checking out Twig! Twig is a new fantasy adventure series by writer Skottie Young and artist Kyle Stahm that’s set to be released this May. If you’re interested in following Twig on his new journey, let us know!
If you’re interested in something with a little more edge, check out the upcoming series Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano. Grim follows the story of Jessica Harrow, a woman on a mission to solve her own death. This series is also set to release in May so if you’re interested let us know!
If you’re looking to pick up a new series try Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country. James Tynion IV works with Lisandro Estherren to create a brand new horror series and add more to the Sandman Universe. Issue #1 is available, let us know if you’re interested in grabbing a copy.
West of Sundown is a perfect mix of westerns and horror by Tim Seeley and Aaron Campbell following a vampire attempting to escape monster hunters in New York City and adapting to the new world as she searches for the soil of her homeland to heal her wounds. Let us know if you’re interested in a copy. Issue #1 is available now.
Looking for a new series to jump into or great comics for someone just starting out?
Check out Ghost Cage from Image Comics. Filled with wacky, larger than life sci-fi art from Nick Dragotta, the series is accessible and exciting. Ghost Cage will be a three issue mini series and we have #1’s available. Let us know if you want a copy of the first issue held or for it to be added to your pull!
Batman: Killing Time is a smoothly based detective story set in Batman’s early days. No need to worry about feeling out of the loop, this six issue series is the perfect starting point, especially for anyone who liked the new The Batman movie. #1’s are available so just let us know and we will reserve one for you!
“We Have Demons” is a new series by the creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, most notable for their work in “Batman”.
Since the very dawn of man, legends have been told of the conflict between angel and demon-kind. Lam Lyle, a woman of science, dismissed these stories as just that-fiction. But when the loss of a loved one leads to the discovery of a hulking, benevolent demon named Hellvis, Lam realizes that her life is about to undergo a dire new direction. With a newfound partner and awesome powers now at her disposal, our hero suddenly finds herself thrust into a climactic war of good and evil with no less than the fate of the world hanging in the balance . . .
Marvel is set to release a new line of X-Men titles in spring 2022! Spinning out of the events of INFERNO and X LIVES OF WOLVERINE/X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE comes The Second Krakoan Age of X-Men: DESTINY OF X! Mutantkind’s future is reshaped once more, as Krakoa’s greatest triumphs and most crushing challenges still lie ahead.
New titles include Immortal X-Men, Knights of X, Legion of X, X-Men Red, and the relaunch of Marauders. Continuing titles include: X-Men, X Force, Wolverine, and New Mutants.
Contact us to let us know which books you’d like to preorder, final order cutoff (FOC) for the Destiny of X line begins 2/28. Any continuing series already on your pull list don’t need to be added.
Diamond has cancelled their Halloween ComicFest for 2021, but we’re making do! Marvel’s Halloween Extravaganza will be celebrated on Halloween at New Wave this year, instead. Stop by and celebrate the spookiest day of the year with us!
Wear. your. costume.
Our staff will all be dressed up; today more than ever, you are SO WELCOME to stop by in your costumes – cosplays are a bonus! Costumed customers will receive one of each of Marvel’s Halloween Extravaganza comics with a purchase, non-costumed customers can pick one.
Free comics are while supplies last, so be sure to come in early. And as an extra incentive to dress up (we really love seeing your costumes), $5 store gift cards will be randomly distributed to costumed customers!
Marvel’s picks this Halloween are reintroductions of some of Marvel’s hottest characters in Miles Morales: Spider-Man #1, a new Daredevil and Elektra in Daredevil #28, Kate Bishop in Hawkeye #1, and a whole new Star Wars era launching in Star Wars High Republic #1.
Happy Halloween – we’ll see you here!