May 9, 2018

Wednesday's Wants

What Comics to pick up this Wednesday.

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Hunt For Wolverine: Tha Adamantium Agenda #1


Due to a promise made between heroes, the NEW AVENGERS have reassembled to make sure Logan's body isn't misused. IRON MAN, SPIDER-MAN, JESSICA JONES and LUKE CAGE discover a deep-state conspiracy that leads to a shocking DNA discovery and metallurgic miracle in the MARVEL UNIVERSE.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Illustrator: R.B. Silva
Cover Illustrator: Greg Land
Star Wars Last Jedi Adaptation #1 (of 6) (Movie Variant)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi #1

The Resistance has found Luke Skywalker! But the First Order is hot on their tail...and they are out for blood. Join writer Gary Whitta (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY) and artist Michael Walsh (STAR WARS ANNUAL, HAWKEYE and THE VISION) as they take on the adventures of Force prodigy Rey, ace pilot Poe Dameron, and ex-First Order recruit Finn from the hit blockbuster STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI - featuring never-before-seen scenes of your favorite characters!

Writer: Gary Whitta
Illustrator: Michael Walsh
Cover Illustrator: Michael Del Mundo
Venom #1

Venom #1

In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers - VENOM! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat could force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear - including Eddie Brock! Join two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, for a VENOM adventure a thousand years in the making!

Writer: Donny Cates
Cover Illustrator: Ryan Stegman
Justice League No Justice #1 (of 4)

Justice League: No Justice #1

DARK NIGHTS: METAL left the DCU transformed in ways both terrifying and wondrous-and only the Justice League is strong enough to face the threats to come...or are they? Four giant beings comprised of the universe's major energies-Mystery, Wonder, Wisdom and Entropy-who sustain their life force by devouring planets are on their way to destroy the planet of Colu. The only way to take down this unimaginable threat is for the superhero teams of Earth to forget everything they thought they knew and form new alliances.


What secrets of the cosmos will Superman, Martian Manhunter and Team Mystery discover? Will Zatanna, Wonder Woman and Team Wonder awaken alien magic they cannot put back to sleep? What can Harley Quinn possibly have to teach the rest of Team Wisdom? And most importantly...why the heck is Beast Boy on Team Entropy with Lobo and Batman? Find out all this and much more in the most exciting, bombastic event of summer 2018!

In this kickoff issue to the four-issue miniseries, after Brainiac systematically takes down all of Earth's super-teams, the last thing the League expects is for him to ask for their help! Without their aid, his home planet and the universe are both doomed!

Writers: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson
Cover Illustrator: Francis Manapul
Barrier #1 (of 5) Collectors Ed

Barrier #1

From the Eisner Award-winning team behind THE PRIVATE EYE, BARRIER is an unconventional drama about violence, language, and illegal immigration...with a shocking sci-fi twist. After debuting on, this critically acclaimed five-part miniseries finally comes to print, exclusively from Image Comics. After making the massive, 50-plus-page first issue available to mature readers for FREE on Free Comic Day, this special collector's edition of the first issue is being released in a larger size to match the next four issues being released WEEKLY throughout the rest of May! Printed in its original "landscape" format (side-stapled for convenient shelving!) and graced with gorgeous cardstock covers, each comic is meant to be a durable work of art, and there are no plans for these print issues to ever be collected, so the only way to own your own copies of this groundbreaking story is by supporting your friendly neighborhood comic shop!

Barrier #2

This small-town crime story becomes an interstellar adventure! Featuring over 30 pages of story and breathtaking art.

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan
Cover Illustrators: Marcos Martin, Muntsa Vicente
Medieval Spawn Witchblade #1 (of 4) (Cover A - Haberlin)

Medieval Spawn and Witchblade #1: MINISERIES PREMIERE!


Fan-favorites Spawn and Witchblade team together for the first time in TWO DECADES! In this issue: A village is besieged by a dark force - then Spawn emerges from out of the shadows to save them all. Is he their savior... or their destroyer?

Writers: Brian Holguin, Brian Haberlin
Cover Illustrator: Brian Haberlin
not available at Tfaw

Fraggle Rock #1

The Fraggles are back in an all new stand-alone adventure illustrated in beautiful watercolor and

presented in a format perfect for longtime fans to share with the next generation.

Writer: Jared Cullum
Cover Illustrator: Jared Cullum
Warhammer 40000 Deathwatch #1 (Cover C - Bettin)

Warhammer 4000: Deathwatch #1

Written by Black Library superstar Aaron Dembski Bowden!

The best of the best and the most dangerous space marines from every chapter are called to the Deathwatch! They alone have the strength of mind and body to wield alien weapons and battle the enemy across the universe, manning the wall to defend humanity from the Xenos that would destroy them.

When a tide of savage Orks sweeps across the galaxy, a Deathwatch squad is dispatched to stem the flow... Whatever the cost!

Writer: Aaron Dembski-Bowden
Illustrator: Tazio Bettin
Cover Illustrator: Ørjan Svendsen
World of Tanks: Citadel #1

World of Tanks: Citadel #1: Intended for mature audiences

The Eastern Front, 1943: as the cataclysmic Battle of Kursk looms large, Captain Piotr Piotrowicz and his driver, Natalya "Ginger" Pulkhova, prepare their unit for action- equipped with the worst tanks in the Russian inventory. On the opposite side, German tankers Karl Kraft and Freddie Stadler brace for the onslaught-well aware that failure here will put their Soviet enemy on the road to Berlin. Garth Ennis and PJ Holden present a second action-packed story of armored warfare, inspired by the phenomenally popular game World of Tanks.

Writer: Garth Ennis
Illustrator: P.J. Holden
Cover Illustrator: Isaac Hannaford

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Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #32

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #32

Doreen Green (A.K.A. the super hero Squirrel Girl) and her friend Nancy Whitehead (an unrelated civilian) have had a great idea: Let's get some friends together and play an escape room! Escape rooms are those real-life games where you get locked in a room and have an hour to escape before you die! In the game, I mean. It's not like if you die in the game you die in real life! Hah hah.

They gather KOI BOI, CHIPMUNK HUNK, BRAIN DRAIN and, as a special guest...their good friend KRAVEN THE HUNTER. BUT WHEN THEY ENTER THE ROOM IT TURNS OUT THAT IF YOU DIE IN THE GAME YOU DIE IN REAL LIFE!! TWIST!! It's everything you crave: friendship, adventure and a room full of death traps that you can only find in SQUIRREL GIRL!

Writer: Ryan North
Cover Illustrator: Erica Henderson
sold out at Tfaw
sold out at Tfaw

Scooby Apocolypse #25

After nearly fifty years of Scooby-Doo, the unthinkable occurs! This month death claims one of the most beloved figures in pop-culture history: Fred Jones! This stunning turn of events will have repercussions that you won't want to miss!

Writers: Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Illustrators: Andy Owens, Ron Wagner
Cover Illustrator: Howard Porter
Suicide Squad #41

Suicide Squad #41 "CONSTRICTION" part one!

Batman has broken Deadshot out of Belle Reve! Now the Dark Knight and the assassin who never misses have a new mission: rescue Deadshot's daughter from the clutches of Kobra! But Amanda Waller's not having it, and she's determined to drag her prisoner back at any cost!

Writer: Rob Williams

Illustrators: José Luis, Jordi Tarragona

Cover Illustrator: Guillem March

sold out at Tfaw
sold out at Tfaw

The Flash #46: "THE ROAD TO FLASH WAR!"

Wally West is overwhelmed by fragments from his past! With his protégé's psyche falling apart, Barry Allen races around the DCU calling in every favor possible to save his shattered family. Meanwhile, Hunter Zolomon's sinister machinations tip over the first domino in what might prove to be the end of everything for The Flash!

Writer: Joshua Williamson
Illustrator: Scott Kolins
Cover Illustrator: Dan Panosian
Wonder Woman #46

Wonder Woman #46: "The Dark Gods" part one! 

In the wake of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, new secrets of the cosmos have been revealed and taken form... and though she doesn't know it yet, Wonder Woman is at the center of their plans!

Writer: James Robinson
Illustrator: Stephen Segovia
Cover Illustrator: Emanuela Lupacchino
Hungry Ghosts #4

Hungry Ghosts #4: Intended for mature audiences

The last candles are lit and the final, most forbidden tales told in this shocking finale! In the frozen Nigata Prefecture, a country cook learns discretion the hard way after an encounter with the cryptic, but irresistible Snow Woman, and Hungry Ghosts seal the insatiable fate of famine-stricken villagers in the most voracious, unthinkable way possible when a stranger comes to town.

Writers: Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose
Illustrators: Francesco Francavilla, Irene Koh
Cover Illustrator: Paul Pope

For the Covers Alone!

Gallery Quality Art on the Cover of Comic Books.

Domino #2 Cover by Greg Land

through Marvel Comics. I'm not normally a big Greg Land fan but he killed it on two covers this week. Not only is Domino fire, but the background is made up of some great detail on the guns.

Exiles #3 Cover by Javier Rodriguez

Rodriguez isn't a name I recognize, but he did an amazing job with this retro Captain Peggy Carter.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #16 Cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti

Through Marvel Comics. Camuncoli slays it again with this gorgeous cover, and Bonetti comes in to lend a hand on this one. It has detail, an ominous tone, and the colors are perfect.

The Incredible Hulk #716 Cover by Greg Land

Through Marvel Comics. Another Greg Land! This one catches a great action scene mid-battle, and with a great assortment of characters to boot.

Deadpool #300 Cover by Scott Koblish

Through Marvel Comics. HOLY. DETAIL. There are 300 Deadpools on this wraparound cover. THREE. HUNDRED. The time it must've taken boggles my mind. Huge props to Koblish.

Venom #1 Cover by Ryan Stegman

Through Marvel Comics. There are a ton of Venom Covers for this first issue by Cates and Stegman did a great job with this. When Venom is drawn well, he's one of the coolest characters ever. Add a great background behind him, and you've got a winning cover.

Venom #1 Cover by J. Scott Campbell

Through Marvel Comics. Campbell. Need I really say more? While it's not one of his best, Campbell is always one of the best.

Venom #1 Cover by Aaron Kuder

Through Marvel Comics. Most of the Young Gun variants have been meh thus far but Kuder kills it on this Venom. I love the perspective and the lighting.

Venom #1 Cover by Paolo Rivera

Through Marvel Comics. Rivera took a simple approach to this cover AND KILLED IT. This is one of the best portrayals of Venom I've ever seen. He didn't go nuts with the tongue, teeth, or wild symbiote. He just focused on making him one scary figure.

Barbarella #6 Cover by Dave McCaig

Through Dynamite. McCaig gives us a beautiful reason to pick up a Barbarella Comic. He uses a unique color for the water but it works.

Dejah Thoris #4 Cover by Mike McKone

Batgirl and The Birds of Prey #22 Cover by Terry & Rachel Dodson

Batgirl and The Birds of Prey #22 Cover by Yasmine Putri

Scooby: Apocolypse #25 Cover by Howard Porter

Scooby: Apocolypse #25 Cover by Bryan Hitch

Suicide Squad #41 Cover by Francesco Mattina

The Flash #46 Cover by Francesco Mattina

Wonder Woman #46 Cover by Jenny Frison

The Highest House #4 Cover by Yuko Shimizu

Monstress #16 Cover by Sana Takeda

Southern Bastards #20 Cover by Jason Latour

And now...

The Cover of the Week!

Catalyst Prime: Accell #10

Through Lion Forge Comics. The colors. The painstaking details in the number of bricks! The sick graffiti! Damn Paul Mounts and Chris Cross drew one hell of a cover.

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