TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 08/16/17: SPY SEAL, DIVINITY, & METAL

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Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics. 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.

cursewords7Curse Words #7 – $3.99

Image Comics – Charles Soule, Ryan Browne, Andrew Maclean

“EXPLOSIONTOWN,” Part Two
Wizord is in a tough spot, as the leaders of Earth have decided they’re pretty fed up with wizard battles tearing up the joint all the time. They want to shut him down! Selfish, right? They really just don’t get it. Expect intense magical action as the second arc of CURSE WORDS continues!

darknightsmetalDark Nights: Metal #1 – $4.99

DC Comics – Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, John Romita Jr.

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it contains are coming for the DC Universe!
DARK NIGHTS: METAL is a DC event unlike any other-one that will push Batman, Superman and heroes of the Justice League beyond their limits to take on threats unlike any our world has ever seen! It will take the combined might of the World’s Greatest Heroes as you’ve never seen them before to face what’s coming their way!

divinity0Divinity #0 – $3.99

Valiant Entertainment – Matt Kindt, Renato Guedes, Juan Jose Ryp
New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, Mind MGMT) and explosive artist Renato Guedes (BLOODSHOT REBORN, Wolverine) present an awe-inspiring introduction to the largest independent superhero universe in comics – as told through the eyes of Valiant’s most powerful cosmic force! DIVINITY, a lost Russian cosmonaut newly returned to Earth with god-like powers, has successfully restored the world to order after the reality-altering event known as the Stalinverse. But how can a man – even one with near-divine abilities – know for certain that the planet has been truly restored in full? To make sure, Divinity must bear witness to the world as it now stands – heroes, villains, gods, and all – to ensure the rightful order of the Valiant Universe! From BLOODSHOT to FAITH to NINJAK and dozens of surprise guest stars, traverse the world of Valiant’s most enduring icons as DIVINITY guides a standalone entry point into the most acclaimed publishing line in comics today!

ratqueens5Rat Queens #5 – $3.99

Image Comics – Kurtis Wiebe, Owen Gieni

“CAT KINGS AND OTHER GARYS,” Conclusion
A deeper delve into a dark dungeon. With monsters, traps, and worse waiting for them, the Queens must work together or be forever forgotten in the maze beneath the mountain.

spyseal1Spy Seal #1 – $3.99

Image Comics – Rich Tommaso

“THE CORTEN-STEEL PHOENIX,” Part One
Journey into the thrilling world of international espionage as one of Britain’s most covert MI-6 divisions, The Nest, recruits a brand-new secret agent to their team: SPY SEAL! An exciting new comic series-reminiscent of The Adventures of Tintin and Usagi Yojimbo-and created by SHE WOLF author, RICH TOMMASO.

Extra Pulls: Batman #29, Spider-Men II #2, Secret Weapons #3, Kill the Minotaur #3, Batwoman #6

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