Picks & Reviews

Out this week: 4/15

convergence Convergence titles out this week include Aquaman, Batman Shadow o/t Bat, Catwoman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern Parallax, Justice League Intl, Suicide Squad, Superboy, Supergirl Matrix, Superman Man of Steel, all #1s. The main title Convergence #2 is also out this week — details are below, along with some other books we’re looking forward to:

Convergence #2: As Telos, the Planet Incarnate, easily defeats the survivors of Earth 2, Thomas Wayne & Dick Grayson set off to find help in the pre-Flashpoint Gotham City. The emotional implication of these worlds colliding comes crashing down when Thomas Wayne confronts this world’s Batman, as father meets son! Plus, Alan Scott’s attempts to connect with The Green yield unexpected results, setting our team on a quest to escape the planet. And the cyborgs of Futures End engage in a battle to the death against the reimagined heroes of the Just Imagine Universe, while the city of Superman Red & Blue takes on the opposing forces from Generations! DC (W)King (A)Pagulayan, Paz (CA)Reis, Prado

Archie vs. Predator #1: America’s favorite teen meets the galaxy’s fiercest hunter! Archie & friends hit Costa Rica for Spring Break, where party games & beach games are soon replaced by the Most Dangerous Game! What mysterious attraction does the gang hold for the trophy-collecting Predator, & will the kids even realize they’re in danger before it claims them all? Dark horse (W)De Campi (A)Koslowski (CA)Ruiz

Runlovekill #1: Sought after by elements from her violent past, fugitive and assassin Rain Oshiro has just 24 hours to escape a barricaded city while trying to evade a military force determined to either capture or kill her. Image (W)Canete, Tsuei (A/CA)Canete

Ms. Marvel #14: There’s a new kid in town… and he’s cute. What are those feelings, Kamala Khan? It’s called a crush. Marvel (W)Wilson (A)Miyagawa (CA)Wyatt

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