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Tyler’s Comic Corner – 7/9/14 Edition

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 7:37 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!

 

sm20991covMarvel Releases

100th Anniversary Special Spider-Man #1
All-New Invaders #7
All-New X-Men #29
Amazing Spider-Man #1.3
Amazing X-Men #9
Avengers #32
Avengers Undercover #7
Captain Marvel #5
Daredevil #5
Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #3 (Of 4)
Deadpool #31
Deadpool Dracula’s Gauntlet #1 (Of 7)
Fantastic Four #7
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #10
Nightcrawler #4
Original Sin #5.1
Original Sins #3 (Of 5)
Spider-Man 2099 #1
Superior Foes Of Spider-Man #13
United States Of Murder Inc #3
Winter Soldier The Bitter March #5 (Of 5)
Wolverine #10
X-Force #7

Perfect Pulls: Marvel is partying this week like it’s 1999 all over again yet also 2099 at the same time… trust me, it makes sense. For the first time in years, Miguel O’Hara is in the spotlight again with Spider-Man 2099 #1, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. After being an integral part of the Superior-izing of Spider-Man, Miguel is now stuck in our time, trying to find a way back home while still doing as much good here as he can. Spidey 2099 was pretty much the only cool part of the 2099 brand, so don’t skip out on this. Also this week, Original Sin continues to tear apart the Marvel Universe one secret at a time, Wolverine brings the titular hero one step closer to death (for real this time, honest, I swear), and the outstanding Winter Soldier miniseries wraps up as well. Seriously, if you slept on that one and can’t get the back issues at your local shop, be sure to grab it when the TPB hits, that book was fantastic.

 

grayson1covDC Releases

Batgirl #33
Batman Eternal #14
Birds Of Prey #33
Coffin Hill #9
Constantine #16
Detective Comics #33
FBP Federal Bureau Of Physics #12
Grayson #1
Green Lantern Corps #33
Infinity Man And The Forever People #2
Injustice Gods Among Us Year Two #7
Justice League United #3
New 52 Futures End #10
New Suicide Squad #1
Royals Masters Of War #6 (Of 6)
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #47
Smallville Season 11 Lantern #4 (Of 4)
Superboy #33
Superman Wonder Woman #10
Worlds’ Finest #25

Perfect Pulls: DC is all about new beginnings today! Of course, the highlight has to be Grayson, the highly anticipated and likely-to-be-polarizing new book from DC that focuses on Dick Grayson’s new life as a spy, now that everyone who isn’t Batman thinks he’s dead. While I loved Nightwing, I’ll be the first to admit Dick was ready for a bit of an overhaul, and while I wouldn’t be opposed to the Nightwing role returning, I’m very excited to see how this new chapter plays out. Speaking of shady government entities, the Suicide Squad is back today as well, with New Suicide Squad bringing together new members like Deathstroke while taking away Amanda Waller’s autonomy that she used to have over the team. This was another book that needed new life, and should also be worth a look. Throw in new issues of Batman Eternal, Futures End and Superman Wonder Woman and you’ve got a great week from DC.

 

spread1covImage Releases

68 Rule Of War #4 (Of 4)
Death Vigil #1 (Of 8)
Ghosted #11
Great Pacific #16
Red City #2
Rise Of The Magi #2
Shutter #4
Spawn #245
Spread #1
Walking Dead #129

Perfect Pulls: Another hotly anticipated Image book finally hits shelves this week, this time in the form of Justin Jordan and Kyle Strahm’s Spread. Set in a future where we’ve unleashed something terrible from within the planet, humanity has been nearly destroyed and the only hope that remains is a single baby girl, that the hero of this book is going to have to protect in order to save us all. One look at that cover has me convinced this is going to be worth the price of admission, and early reviews have confirmed exactly that. Along with this comes another issues of Marc Silvestri’s great new book Rise of the Magi, and Spawn rounds the corner towards another massive milestone in this long-running series.

 

magnus0covIndie Releases

Archie Comics:
Archie #657
Betty And Veronica Comics Annual #224

Avatar Press:
No new releases this week

BOOM! Studios:
Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #1 (Of 6)
Empty Man #2 (Of 6)
Lumberjanes #4
Thomas Alsop #2 (Of 8)

Dark Horse Comics:
Abe Sapien #14
Eerie Comics #5
Star Wars #19
Terminator Enemy Of My Enemy #4 (Of 6)
Terminator Salvation The Final Battle #7 (Of 12)
Usagi Yojimbo Color Special The Artist (One Shot)
X #15

Dynamite Entertainment:
Blood Queen #2
Chastity #1
Doc Savage #7
Magnus: Robot Fighter #0
Magnus: Robot Fighter #5
Pathfinder City Of Secrets #3 (Of 6)
Robotech Voltron #4 (Of 5)
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #6
Warlord Of Mars #0

IDW Publishing:
Angry Birds Comics #2
Black Dynamite #3 (Of 4)
G.I. JOE A Real American Hero #204
Judge Dredd #20
Maxx Maxximized #9
Star Slammers Re-Mastered #4
Star Trek #35
Transformers More Than Meets The Eye #31

Valiant Entertainment:
Armor Hunters #2 (Of 4)
Rai #3

Perfect Pulls: I’ve been touting the excellence of Dynamite’s Gold Key Comics revivial, and in particular its reboot of Magnus: Robot Fighter, for quite some time now, and this week it looks like Dynamite is out to reward me for it. Along with the latest issue in the ongoing series, we also get Magnus: Robot Fighter #0, which tells the back story of Leeja: Human Hunter. If you’ve been reading this book, you know how exciting that is, and if you haven’t been reading this book, good god get on it now! Dynamite isn’t done there either, bringing its second-best Gold Key book Turok to shelves, as well as relaunching the classic vampire anti-hero Chastity as well. Throw in a double dose of Dark Horse’s excellent Terminator titles and a new issue of BOOM!’s new hit Lumberjanes and the indie shelves are full of great stuff today!

Those are the highlights for Wednesday, July 9th. Anything you simply can’t live without, or simply can’t imagine reading? Share it in the comments!

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