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Tyler’s Comic Corner – 10/1/14 Edition

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:07 am by Tyler Waterman

Welcome to Tyler’s Comic Corner, where I highlight the majority of this week’s new comic releases. My highlights include mainstream and indie titles, ensuring your pull list won’t be deprived of one of this week’s gems. My apologies if your favorite isn’t listed, but good news; you clearly already knew it was coming!

 

thor1covMarvel Releases

Black Widow #11
Bucky Barnes The Winter Soldier #1
Captain America #25
Dark Tower The Drawing Of The Three The Prisoner #3 (Of 5)
Death Of Wolverine #3 (Of 4)
Edge Of Spider-Verse #4 (Of 5)
Fantastic Four Annual #1
Figment #5 (Of 5)
Guardians 3000 #1
Legendary Star-Lord #4
Men Of Wrath #1 (Of 5)
Miracleman #11
Moon Knight #8
Silver Surfer #6
Spider-Man 2099 #4
Thor #1
Uncanny Avengers #25
X-Men #20

Perfect Pulls: It’s the start of a new era today in the Marvel Universe, as some of the bold changes Marvel has set in motion kick off with today’s new books. Over in Captain America #25 we see the start of The Falcon’s time as the man with the shield, while Thor #1 introduces us to the new female Thunder God the internet can’t stop talking about. Also, stemming out of the results of Original SinBucky Barnes the Winter Soldier begins Bucky’s time as the Man on the Wall, and begins to introduce us to the threats Nick Fury’s been facing for years without anyone knowing. All these new beginnings, combined with the latest chapter of Spider-Verse and next step towards the Death of Wolverine, means Marvel has a killer lineup today.

 

GOTHAC_Cv1_ds-195x300DC Releases

Action Comics #35
American Vampire Second Cycle #5
Aquaman And The Others #6
Batman ’66 Meets The Green Hornet #5 (Of 6)
Batman Eternal #26
Batman Superman #14
Detective Comics #35
Fairest #30
Flash Season Zero #1
Gotham Academy #1
Grayson #3
Green Arrow #35
Green Lantern #35
Green Lantern New Gods Godhead #1
Hinterkind #12
Injustice Gods Among Us Year Two Annual #1
Justice League #34
Justice League 3000 #10
Lobo #1
Looney Tunes #221
Names #2 (Of 8)
New 52 Futures End #22
Swamp Thing #35
Tiny Titans Return To The Treehouse #5 (Of 6)
Wonder Woman #34

Perfect Pulls: Marvel isn’t the only place kicking off some new starts today; DC is right there with them. The most anticipated title is definitely Gotham Academy, set in a prestigious prep school that, like all things in Gotham, isn’t quite what it seems. Promising both a fun “Buffy meets Batman” vibe, as well as dark connections to Gotham’s past, this looks to be quite different from the usual Bat-offerings. Also this week is Green Lantern New Gods Godhead #1, a one-shot that kicks off a major New Gods/Corps tie-in that will leave the DCU fundamentally changed. The New Gods have been getting a major push from the DC brass lately, so expect this one to be really important. Even if you’re not a fan of Lanterns or Gods, you may want to check this one out.

 

cutter1covImage Releases

Alex + Ada #9
Burn The Orphanage Reign Of Terror #5 (Of 5)
Cutter #1
Fade Out #2
God Hates Astronauts #2
Hack Slash Son Of Samhain #4
Li’l Depressed Boy Supposed To Be There Too #1
Madame Frankenstein #6 (Of 7)
Masterplasty (One-Shot)
Morning Glories #41
Nailbiter #6
Nightworld #3 (Of 4)
Peter Panzerfaust #21
Protectors Inc #9
Rat Queens #8
Tech Jacket #4
Walking Dead #132
Witchblade #178

Perfect Pulls: Everyone has that one kid that they remember picking on that, if they could go back, they’d leave alone. Kids are cruel, and hindsight is 20/20. But suppose that kid became a brutal serial killer, and came back for YOU instead? That’s the question Image asks in Cutter #1, a four-part series coming out each week this October. And while I don’t yet know the answer to the question, I can’t suspect that a bitter killer called “The Cutter” is coming back to alleviate your guilt! Of course, if serial killers aren’t your thing, there’s plenty of Walking Dead, God Hates Astronauts, Morning Glories and Tech Jacket goodness to hold you over.

 

shvh1covIndie Releases

Archie Comics:
Mega Man #41
Sonic Universe #68
World Of Archie Comics Digest #43

Avatar Press:
Crossed Badlands #62
God Is Dead #21
Uber #18

BOOM! Studios:
Adventure Time #32
Cloaks #2 (Of 4)
Fiction Squad #1 (Of 6)
Garfield #30
Regular Show #15
Robocop #4
Suicide Risk #18
Woods #6

Dark Horse Comics:
Angel And Faith Season 10 #7
Concrete Park R-E-S-P-E-C-T #2 (Of 5)
Dream Thief Escape #4 (Of 4)
Usagi Yojimbo Senso #3 (Of 6)

Dynamite Entertainment:
Blood Queen #5
Chaos #6 (Of 6)
Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood #1 (Of 5)
Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files War Cry #5 (Of 5)
Mercy Thompson #1 (Of 6)
New Vampirella #5
Sherlock Holmes Vs Harry Houdini #1 (Of 5)

IDW Publishing:
Angry Birds Comics #5
Kill Shakespeare The Mask Of Night #4 (Of 4)
Popeye Classics #27
Rogue Trooper Classics #6 (Of 12)
Silent Hill Downpour Anne’s Story #2 (Of 4)
Squidder #4 (Of 4)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #38
X-Files Year Zero #3 (Of 5)

Valiant Entertainment:
Armor Hunters Aftermath #1
Bloodshot #24

Perfect Pulls: It seems like every week there’s always one indie publisher who came out swinging with a bunch of new books, and this week it’s Dynamite, with three new titles on shelves. The first is a no brainer, as Holmes vs. Houdini pits two of history’s greatest intellects against each other. (Ok, maybe “no brainer” wasn’t the right term to use there.) Dynamite is also bringing the shape-changing coyote Mercy Thompson to comics, from the author of the popular novels herself, Patricia Briggs. And finally, The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood finds a man willing to do anything to save his sick son, even if it means using his connections as a prison teacher in all the wrong ways.

Those are the highlights for Wednesday, October 1st. Anything you simply can’t live without, or simply can’t imagine reading? Share it in the comments!

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