TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 05/16/18: FLAVOR, A WALK THROUGH HELL & GOOSEBUMPS

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Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (FLAVOR, A WALK THROUGH HELL & GOOSEBUMPS). If you are like me, you may still have a stack of comics that haven’t been read from last week, but how can anyone fault us for reading. Here is a list of books I will be picking up at my local comic shop.

Like many readers I try to budget my purchases, which can become difficult when there are so many quality books being published each week. So here are 5 titles to consider picking up this week.

a walk through hell aftershock

A WALK THROUGH HELL #1 – $3.99

Aftershock Comics – Garth Ennis, Goran Sudzuka, Ive Svorcina, Rob Steen, Andy Clarke

So these two FBI agents walk into a warehouse…
Special Agents Shaw and McGregor handle the routine cases nowadays, which is just the way Shaw likes it. She’s pushing 40, a borderline burnout, the ghastly memories of her last investigation still clinging like shadows. McGregor is younger, more dedicated, hanging onto some measure of idealism whatever the world might throw at him.
When two fellow agents go missing inside a Long Beach warehouse, Shaw and McGregor are sent to investigate. But what they find waiting is far from routine, as the local police have already discovered to their cost. Before the night is out, our heroes will encounter terror beyond their most appalling nightmares-in a place where the night may never end at all.

deathbed vertigo

DEATHBED #4 – $3.99

Vertigo Comics – Joshua Williamson, Riley Rossmo, Ivan Plascencia, Deron Bennett

Ever get the feeling you’ve forgotten something? You know, it’s that nagging itch in the back of your head that says you left the oven on and your house is on fire. Did you forget that your name is Antonio Luna? Have you found yourself the target of an intricate web of life-threatening assassination attempts for reasons that continue to elude you? Maybe you’re having trouble remembering the face of that ninja you killed last week in self-defense? Or quite possibly, is your name Val Richards and you have no clue why you agreed to accompany a dying lunatic on his suicidal mission to have the most memorable death of all time? If any of these sound, like you or someone you love, then you need the exotic jellyfish plant of the Underwater City of Womba! Its toxins will make you relive all your memories. Even the horrible ones you wanted to forget…

flavor

FLAVOR #1 – $3.99

Image Comics – Joseph Keatinge, Wook Jin Clark, Tamra Bonvillain, Ariana Maher, Ali Bouzari

SERIES PREMIERE! Within a strange walled city, an unlicensed chef discovers a mystery that threatens to end it all. Join JOSEPH KEATINGE (GLORY, SHUTTER) and WOOK JIN CLARK (Adventure Time: The Flip Side) on this culinary epic adventure-FLAVOR-where chefs are the ultimate celebrity and food is the most valued commodity. The high-stakes competition of Hunger Games collides with the lush, MIYAZAKI-esque worldbuilding in this delectable new ongoing series featuring culinary consulting and bonus content by ALI BOUZARI, renowned food scientist and author of the IACP Award-winning cookbook Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food.

goosebumps download or die

GOOSEBUMPS DOWNLOAD OR DIE #3 – $3.99

IDW Publishing – Jen Vaughn Michelle Wong, Triona Tree Farrell

Power cords and lifelines get tangled as Mitra, Kyra, and Flips unravel the monsters’ mess. Is it too late to save their friend and their town from the curse of the haunted phone? Ring, ring-who’s calling? Your DOOM.

power rangers boom

MIGHTY MORPHIN’ POWER RANGERS #27 – $3.99

BOOM! Studios – Kyle Higgins, Ryan Ferrier, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Simona Di Gianfelice, Walter Baiamonte, Ed Dukeshire, Bachan, Jeremy Lawson, Jim Campbell, Jamal Campbell

As Lord Drakkon’s power and influence grows, the Power Rangers work with new allies from across time and dimensions, including Ranger teams such as Time Force, RPM, and Samurai, to craft a plan to fight back…but is it already too late?

 

Extra Pulls: Rat Queens #9, The Wicked + The Divine #36, Batman #47, Justice League No Justice #2, The New Challengers #1

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