Wednesday, December 10, 2014

What I'm reading this week. New Comic Wednesday!

John Carter:Warlord of Mars #2
Publisher: D. E.
(W) Ron Marz (A) Abhishek Malsuni (CA) Ed Benes
Alien invaders are on the verge of conquering all Barsoom. Only one man stands between them and the planet's annihilation: John Carter, Warlord of Mars. But John is marooned deep in the Martian wastes, confronted by a savage white ape. Even if he survives, how will he return to the side of his beloved Dejah Thoris in time to save his adopted world? Ron Marz finally tackles the series he's always wanted to write, teaming with rising artistic star Abhishek Malsuni for the best Barsoom ever!

Herald: Lovecraft and Tesla #1
(W) John Reilly (A) Tom Rogers, Dexter Weeks (CA) Tom Rogers
When Nikola Tesla's fiancée, Amelia Earhart, steals a dangerous prototype engine for a trans-Atlantic flight, Tesla seeks out the interdimensional expertise of H.P. Lovecraft to save her. Lovecraft, however, has problems of his own as he investigates the identity of Cthulhu's Herald. 

Sirens #2
(W/A) George Perez (CA) George Perez, Cameron Stewart
Under attack by their greatest foe, Naida, the Sirens put together a lastplan to keep their team - and their ship - together! With their memories of each other and themselves still hazy, the Sirens must rehow to work together before Naida destroys them all.

Empty Man #6
Publisher: BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Vanesa Del
Final issue! Agents Langford and Jensen finally come facewith the supernatural culprits who kidnapped the Simmons children, while Sister makes a lastattempt to free her brother from the clutches of the sadistic Reverend Markoff.


SpiderVerse Team Up #2
(W) Christos N. Gage, Gerry Conway (A) David Williams, Steven Sanders (CA) David Williams
•  GWEN STACY SPIDER-WOMAN goes to a universe to recruit a Peter Parker who never got over her death!

Thor #3
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
• Lifting the enchanted hammer Mjolnir has transformed a mysterious woman into an all-new version of the mighty Thor.
•  But what happens when she's separated from that hammer?
•  Plus, Frost Giants! ROXXON! And oh yeah, whatever happened to the guy who used to carry that hammer?

Rocket Raccoon #6
(W) Skottie Young (A) Jake Parker (CA) Skottie Young
• Rocket and Groot are the two best friends that anybody ever had. And they're also amazing at killing really big alien things/saving the Galaxy!

Nightcrawler #9
(W) Chris Claremont (A/CA) Todd Nauck
• Bamfing to the aid of a friend in need, Nightcrawler finds himself in over his head when he runs afoul of THE SHADOW KING!
•  And things go from bad to worse when the X-Men fall under the Shadow King's sway...

Sex Criminals #9
(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Chip Zdarsky
Suze and Jon meet Ana. Or rather, meet Ana AGAIN. Or should we say, meet...Ms. Jazmine St. Cocaine AGAIN. Did we just put those words in that order in PREVIEWS? Yes. Yes we did. By MATT FRACTION (SEX CRIMINALS) and CHONNY ZDARKO (SEX CRIMINALS).

Southern Bastards #6
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Jason Latour
Dig further into the grim past of the biggest bastard of them all, and discover how Coach Boss came to be the most feared man in all Craw County.

Bitch Planet #1
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A/CA) Valentine De Landro
2014 Best Writer Eisner Award nominee KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (PRETTY DEADLY, Captain Marvel) and VALENTINE DE LANDRO (X-Factor) team up for the very third time to bring you the premiere issue of BITCH PLANET, their highly-anticipated women-in-prison sci-fi exploitation riff. Think Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds.

Haunted Horrors #14
(W) Various (A) Doug Wildley & Various (CA) Shelly Moldoff
A very special issue of spook-tacular tales handpicked by heinous horror host, Mr. Karswell, infamous for his spine-tingling web collection of pre-code horror, Zombies, ghosts, man-eaters, and more gore than your mangled little mops can ever hope to handle await! You'll lose you head over the Shelly Moldoff cover! You'll scream with delight over the banned comics, "Death's Revenge", "Horror of the Cannibal's Dinner", "The Murderous Mimics", "Headless Horror", "I Walked at Midnight", "The Devil from the Deep" and too much more!

Batman Eternal #32
Publisher: DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder & Various
The Batmobile is in flames, and Batman's enemies have won...but reporter Vicki Vale has learned the secret that could turn everything around!

Batgirl #37
Publisher: DC COMICS
(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Cameron Stewart
The Batgirl of Burnside is the name on everyone's lips...but she sure is acting strange since she took up residence in Gotham City's outer borough! Dangerous joyrides? Photo ops? Sequins? Either Barbara Gordon's gone off the deep end - or there's a doppelganger under that cowl!