Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Pull List for June 23

I'm I'm I'm Another week of comics is here so check out what I'm reading and suggesting this week. Not nearly as many number ones as last week but lots of continuing great titles.

New This Week:

GARBAGE PAIL KIDS: GROSS ENCOUNTERS OF THE TURD KIND *PICK OF THE WEEK*
IDW PUBLISHING
W/A) Roger Langridge, Hilary Barta (CA) Mark Pingatore
Join the Garbage Pail Kids for a literally breathtaking foray into the most bizarre and amazing worlds of the future!


EVIL DEAD 2: BEYOND DEAD BY DAWN
SPACE GOAT PRODUCTIONS
(W) Frank Hannah (A) Barnaby Bagenda, Oscar Bazaldua (CA) Chris Summers
Evil Dead 2: Beyond Dead by Dawn picks up right where Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell's movie left off! "Dead" Annie Knowby get plunged into Hell. Armed with the Kandarian Dagger and the Ex-Mortis, Annie fights off hordes of Deadites (and Ash's severed hand!) in her quest to save her parents' souls. But will the book and the dagger be enough? Certified Groovy! 




WE ARE ROBIN
DC COMICS
(W) Lee Bermejo (A) Rob Haynes, Khary Randolph (CA) Lee Bermejo
Spinning out of the pages of BATMAN! The teenagers of Gotham City have adopted the "R" and made it their own. A new Robin? No, HUNDREDS of new Robins! Don't miss the start of this new series from rising star writer Lee Bermejo (JOKER, SUICIDERS), who also provides the covers!


X-MEN 92 SECRET WARS #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chris Sims, Chad Bowers (A) Scott Koblish (CA) Pepe Larraz
Everyone's favorite version of the X-Men from the '90s is back!
When Baron Kelly charges the Clear Mountain Project and it's mysterious new director with "mutant rehabilitation," it's up to the X-Men to investigate!
PLUS: Free Range Sentiels?!?






Ongoing Titles:


BATGIRL -#41
DC COMICS
(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher (A) Babs Tarr (CA) Cameron Stewart
There's a new Batman in town...and that spells bad news for Barbara Gordon! She's already got enough upheaval in her life, with her roommate Frankie in on her biggest secret...and now she's looking to get even more involved in Batgirl's business!


THE FLASH #41
DC COMICS
(W) Robert Venditti, Van Jensen (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Professor Zoom is back, and he's not alone! Who's along for the ride to kill the fastest man alive? Find out here!


GRAYSON #9
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley, Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin
Everything changes as Helena takes over SPYRAL! Plus: Grayson gets a new partner!


JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS #4
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Sophie Campbell
Jem and The Holograms do their first live show at The Starlight Foundation's annual fundraiser - but a rabid Misfits fan is determined to sabotage their performance... at any cost!

RASPUTIN #6
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Alex Grecian (A/CA) Riley Rossmo
NEW STORY ARC
In the wake of an assassination attempt on a US presidential candidate, a political aide is presented with the fact that he's Grigori Rasputin, the "mad monk." How can he still be alive one hundred years later and what's he been doing all this time? 


KAPTARA #3
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Kagan McLeod
ENTER: MELVON!? BUT REMEMBER: ABANDON ALL HOPE YE WHO ENTER: MELVON!
To save their own lives, our heroes must slay the famed, sensual wizard of The Unchanted Forest! A great jumping-on point for anyone who reads! 

MYTHIC #2
(W) Phil Hester (A/CA) John McCrea
Science is the key to our understanding of reality; it also happens to be one big lie. Magic is how the world works, and a secret army of troubleshooters fights to keep these unseen gears of the universe turning. But when they become the hunted, the end of everything nears.



SONS OF THE DEVIL #2
(W) Brian Buccellato (A/CA) Toni Infante
After the suspicious murder of his friend, Travis tries to move on with life. But when his girlfriend Melissa follows a clue that might lead to his birth family, they wind up in the crosshairs of a killer. Also, a look into the past and the cult of David Daly! Grounded, character-driven psychological horror.



UFOLOGY #3
BOOM!STUDIOS
(W) TynionIV, Noah J Yuenkel (A/CA) Matt Fox
Becky is determined to be normal, but her scar is glowing and she keeps saying strange things, and Malcolm is doggedly trying to get her to work with him on solving this mystery. She doesn't want to be special, but she doesn't seem to have any choice.


SWORDS OF SORROW: LADY ZORROR &BLACK SPARROW
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Erica Schultz (A) Cristhian Zamora (CA) Joyce Chin
A team-up set up by SWORDS OF SORROW's Gail Simone, featuring the writer that she hand-picked: Erica Schultz! Lady Zorro and The Black Sparrow, two women from different times, join forces to fight Prince Charming's Shards of Chaos in a prehistoric land. With their Swords of Sorrow, they fight to keep an ancient stone with mystical abilities out of the Prince's grasp.


JOHN CARTER WARLORD OF MARS #8
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Ron Marz, Ian Edginton (A) Ariel Medel (CA) Ed Benes

John Carter and Dejah Thoris visit a remote Martian city, where residents are being terrorized by a monstrous, murderous presence. Will the Warlord and Princess of Mars be able to solve the mystery, or will they be blamed for the brutal crimes? More masterful Martian adventures from writer Ron Marz and Eisner-nominated co-writer Ian Edginton, authorized by the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate!


THE SHADOW #100
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
W/A) Howard Chaykin & Various (CA) Matt Wagner
For 100 issues, The Shadow has known what evil lurks in the hearts of men. To commemorate, Dynamite Entertainment brings together master storytellers to celebrate the purveyor of justice who proves that crime does not pay. Join MATT WAGNER, HOWARD CHAYKIN, and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA as they pen and ink stories so mesmerizing they don't even need a girasol! Also joining us will be The Shadow alumni MICHAEL USLAN, CHRIS ROBERSON, and VICTOR GISCHLER, paired with top artists, to show the weed of crime bears only bitter fruit! This is ONE centenarian celebration you WON'T want to miss.


HERALD: TESLA AND LOVECRAFT #4 *PICK OF THE WEEK*
(W) John Reilly (A) Tom Rogers, Dexter Weeks (CA) Tom Rogers
While Earhart fights her way through the Elsewhere dimension, Lovecraft and Tesla spend an evening graverobbing before attending Mark Twain's retirement party.  The critically acclaimed Action Lab series continues!


WHERE MONSTERS DWELL #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Frank Cho
Karl Kauffman, a.k.a. The Phantom Eagle, is in way over his head and he is only just scratching the surface of the Valley of Flames.
This new terrifying area of the Marvel Universe is full of suprises!

M.O.D.O.K. ASSASSIN #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Christopher Yost (A) Amilcar Pinna (CA) David Lafuente
When a Thor crash lands in Killville, the Mental Organism Designed Only for KILLING sets out to do what he does best!
But little does M.O.D.O.K. suspect that he may be in over his head...


HOWARD THE DUCK #4
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Joe Quinones
 Looks like the "doctor is in" ... this issue of HOWARD THE DUCK! Ha ha of course I'm referring to Dr. Strange, Sorcerer Supreme.
I'm 100% positive nobody's ever made that joke before, so I feel pretty confident doing so here.
There will be other jokes of a similar nature in this issue.
  PLUS! A MARVEL SUPER HEROES SECRET WARS (1984) tie-in!