Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (SPARROWHAWK, BLACKBIRD, & THESE SAVAGE SHORES). 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 6 titles to consider picking up this week.
BLACKBIRD #1 – $3.99
Image Comics – Sam Humphries, Jen Bartel, Paul Reinwand, Nayoung Wilson, Jodi Wynne, Dylan Todd, Jim Gibbons
In this neo-noir fantasy, Nina Rodriguez is positive that a secret magic world ruled by ruthless cabals is hiding just beneath the veneer of Los Angeles. The problem: everyone thinks she’s crazy. The bigger problem: she’s not crazy – she’s right. Can she unravel the mystery before the Great Beast catches up with her?
EUTHANAUTS #3 – $3.99
Black Crown Publishing – Tini Howard, Nick Robles, Eva de la Cruz, Aditya Bidikar
There’s nothing worse than someone coming into your life and solving all your problems. The mess of inheritance burdens Thalia with the ghosts of Mercy’s past while Indigo presents the future. Saga meets The Sandman in a series that explores death, dynasties, and psychonautic mindspaces.
CHAMPIONS #25 – $4.99
Marvel Comics – Jim Zub, Max Dunbar, Sean Izaakse, Marcio Menyz, Nolan Woodard, Clayton Cowles
OVERSIZED 25TH ISSUE!
Celebrate 25 issues of Champions with the start of a brand-new story and a perfect jumping-on point! Swords and sorcery beckon as our heroes travel to Weirdworld, a place where dreams can come true, but nightmares are never far away! A quest begins and sacrifices will be made…
SPARROWHAWK #1 – $3.99
BOOM! Studios – Delilah S. Dawson, Matias Basla, Jim Campbell, Miguel Mercado, Michelle Ankley, Chris Rosa
Teen Victorian fairy fight club!
As the illegitimate daughter of a Naval Captain, Artemesia has never fit in with her fatherfs family, nor the high class world to which they belong. However, when she is targeted by the Faerie Queen and pulled into another realm, she has no choice but to try and save the world that has always hated her.
Writer Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny) and artist Matias Basla (The Claw and Fang) present a beautiful, gripping tale perfect for fans of Labyrinth and Princeless.
THESE SAVAGE SHORES #1 – $3.99
Vault Comics – Ram V, Sumit Kumar, Aditya Bidikar
Two centuries after the first European ship sailed to the Malabar Coast and made landfall at Calicut, the East India Company seeks to secure its future along the lucrative Silk Route, in the year 1766. An old evil now sails aboard a company ship, hoping to make a home in this new found land. But he will soon find that the ground along the Indus is an ancient one with daemons and legends far older than himself. Along These Savage Shores, where the days are scorched and the nights are full of teeth.
EXTRA PULLS: Paper Girls #25, Cosmic Ghost Rider #4, Superior Octopus #1, Deep Roots #4, Redlands #7