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Bane of Kings continues a regular feature of Comic Book Previews and has a look at 20 comics that you should be looking out for in stores today from DC Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Image Comics and Marvel Comics.
So basically, you should be pretty much used to the formula by now, there’s no new changes, and if you want to see previous entries than you can check here and here. If you want a complete list of the comics released today, check this website here.
All Star Western #19
Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray | Art: Moritat
What type of gold means certain death for Jonah Hex?
Batman Incorporated #10
Writer: Grant Morrison | Art: Chris Burnham
When only one can survive, which will it be: the man or the bat?
Batman: The Dark Knight #19
Writer: Gregg Hurwitz | Art: Ethan Van Sciver
Where is Batman while Gotham City is being destroyed?
The Flash #19
Writer: Brian Buccellato | Art: Marcio Takara | Cover: Francis Manapul
What is the latest and greatest threat to The Flash and all those closest to him?
Writers: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV | Art: Guillem March
If the Court of Owls isn’t responsible for killing Talon, then who is?
Masks #6 (Out of 8)
Writer: Chris Roberson | Art: Dennis Calero | Covers: Alex Ross, Ardian Syaf, Sean Chen, Stephen Segovia
The Shadow, Green Hornet, and the other heroes have infiltrated the stronghold of the Justice Party, but are they prepared for the dark secrets held within? Meanwhile, the new Zorro and Black Bat stand together, overwhelmed as Black Legion troopers flood the city streets. And what has become of the Spider?
The Shadow #12
Writer: Victor Gishler | Art: Aaron Campbell | Covers: Alex Ross, Sean Chen, Tim Bradstreet, Francesco Francavilla
When robbers use deadly tactics to commit a series of bank holdups, The Shadow scours the underbelly of Manhattan to find the culprits. Will his plan to put together his own robbery trap the criminals or simply lead to another murderous bank heist. The Shadow Knows!
GI Joe #3
Writer: Fred Van Lente | Art: Steve Kurth
CHOOSE YOUR PATH!
You become DUKE, leader of the G.I. JOE team, as he begins his journey to become a Real American Hero! You make the life or death decisions! Or — is Duke just being tortured horrifically at the hands of the Baroness, and this is way of dealing with it-a never-ending branching series of ‘Might Have Beens?’ Or. . . is it both?
Judge Dredd Year One #2
Writer: Matthew J. Smith | Art: Simon Coleby | Cover: Gregg Staples
‘The Long Hard Road,’ part 2.
When juves across sector start manifesting psychic abilities, Dredd must team up for the first time with Psi-Division to combat the spreading chaos. But just what is causing the psi-outbreaks as it crosses the dimensions — and what does it have in store for Mega-City One?
East of West #2
Writer: Jonathan Hickman | Art: Nick Dragotta
‘SONS OF PROPHECY’
Following the high crimes in the debut issue of EAST OF WEST, the fallout spreads across the broken nations of America. Forces align to stave off the apocalypse, while equally powerful ones do everything they can to bring it to pass.
One of the most exciting new books of the year, this is EAST OF WEST, a brand new, ongoing, monthly comic from the award-winning team of Marvel’s FF, JONATHAN HICKMAN and NICK DRAGOTTA.
Writer: Robert Kirkman | Art: Ryan Ottley
It’s Nolan vs. Thragg on the surface of the moon as still more secrets about the Viltrumite Empire are revealed.
Jupiter’s Legacy #1
Writer: Mark Millar | Art: Frank Quitely
The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world’s greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.
Manhattan Projects #11
Writer: Jonathan Hickman | Art: Nick Pitarra
Following the dramatic events of The LOGIC REVOLUTION, what will the Science Lords of the Manhattan Projects do with an Earth they now completely control? NOTHING GOOD.
The thrilling FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE series continues in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #11: BUILDING!
Morning Glories #26
Writer: Nick Spencer | Art: Joe Eisma | Cover: Rodin Esquejo
“THE WAITING GAME”
Season 2 of the smash hit series begins here, with a special, full-sized, impossibly priced $1 prelude – the perfect jumping-on point for collection readers looking to move to single issues!
Writer: Jonathan Hickman | Art: Mike Deodato | Cover: Dusitn Weaver
“VALIDATOR” We learn that the Canadian super team Omega Flight got lost in a Garden Origin Site. Discover what happens when the Avengers go in to rescue them.Learn why ADAPTATION is the scariest word in the Marvel Universe.
Fantastic Four #7
Writer: Matt Fraction | Art: Mark Bagley
You’ve seen how everything begins — now see how everything ends! Marvel’s first family travels to THE BIG CRUNCH! What if the end of everything wasn’t really the end of everything? What happens beyond the end of infinite time and space? Speaking of ends, how’s everybody feeling out there in time and space, Dr. Richards? Hmmmmm?
New Avengers #5
Writer: Jonathan Hickman | Art: Steve Epting | Cover: Jock
Learn the history of the enigmatic Black Swan.
What answers can she provide the Illuminati?
And watch as the New Avengers do the unthinkable!
Uncanny Avengers #7
Writer: Rick Remeder | Art: Daniel Acuna | Cover: John Cassaday
Enter The Apocalypse Twins! The beginning of the end begins with their arrival!Why do they seek to anger The Celestials? What is their connection to Kang? How is Thor responsible for their mighty power?! A death at the hands of an Avenger divides the team!Will Sunfire torture an S-Man to save mutant lives?
Uncanny X-Men #5
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis | Art: Frazer Irving
FRAZER IRVING (Batman and Robin) joins the creative team of UNCANNY X-MEN! • Learn what it’s like to be a student at Cyclops’ new school.
Young Avengers #4
Writer: Kieron Gillen | Art: Jamie McKelvie
Kate Bishop finally turns up! A lovely day trip to Central Park for a group of cheery youngsters.LIES! It’s not lovely as they’re being pursued by bad guys and it’s not a day trip as (er) it’s at night. A shameless retcon into Marvel Boy’s history!
So, there you have it, 20 Comics That you should be looking out for today. Whilst, like last week, I won’t be able to make it down to the store until Friday, I’ve reserved Talon #7, Flash #19, Uncanny Avengers #7 and Uncanny X-Men #5. (And Superior Spider-Man #7) Depending on whether the store has them in stock then as I forgot to reserve the latter comics, I may look into picking up any one of the following: Young Avengers #4, New Avengers #5 and maybe either Jupiter’s Legacy #1 or Avengers #10.
So what comics are on your pullist? Let me know in the comments below.