TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 01/24/18: ABBOTT, DISSONANCE, & ZODIAC STARFORCE

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Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (Abbott, Dissonance, & Zodiac Starforce: Cries of the Fire Prince). 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.

Abbott Boom studios

ABBOTT #1 – $3.99

BOOM! Studios – Saladin Ahmed, Sami Kivela, Jason Wordie, Jim Campbell. Michelle Ankley, Tula Lotay

Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt) and artist Sami Kivelä (Beautiful Canvas) present one woman’s search for the truth that destroyed her family. Hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy.

dissonance glitch

DISSONANCE #1 – $3.99

Image Comics Singgih Nugroho, Ruan Cady, Sami Basri, Sakti Yuwono, Jaka Ady, Comolo, Varsam Kurnia, Melita Curphy
In an alternate world where Earth is populated with powerful human-spirit hybrids called Fantasmen, Folke and Roisia Herviett, two siblings with opposing worldviews, are challenged to prove their worth and take up their parents’ positions in a devious group who secretly run the world. Meanwhile, Seraphim, a Fantasmen warrior guard, is sent to prevent a catastrophic event from affecting the Earth and its own universe.

gears of war raam

GEARS OF WAR: RISE OF RAAM #1 – $3.99

IDW Publishing – Kurtis J. Wiebe, Max Dunbar, Jose Luis Rio, Gilberto Lazcano
The most iconic villain of the Gears of War universe takes the spotlight! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness. Now, witness that swift and brutal ascent in… The Rise of RAAM!

Thanos Marvel

THANOS #15 – $3.99

Marvel Comics – Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw, Antonia Fabela, Clayton Cowles

As King Thanos and his Rider prepare to face the coming forces of the Fallen One, he surveys the Universe he’s dominated…just a king and his dog. His big…green…dog…

zodiac starforce

ZODIAC STARFORCE: CRIES OF FIRE PRINCE #3 – $3.99

Dark Horse Comics – Kevin Panetta, Paulina Ganucheau, Sarah Stern
Defeated by the Zodiac Starforce, the demon Pavos rebuilds his strength to take them on again . . . this time for good! Molly discovers a secret the UK team is hiding, and the tenuous alliance between Zodiac teams is tested!

Extra Pulls: Imaginary Fiends #3, Kid Lobotomy #4, Redneck #9, Sex Criminals #21, Backways #2

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