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In This Week's Comics, There's a High-Fantasy Series We've Waited All Year To Read

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It’s a quiet week for new comics—as indicated by a bevy of annuals. But in the midst of this quiet, we’ve got From Under Mountains, one of our must-read comics of the season. On top of that? Agents of SHIELD’s Melinda May gets her own one-off comic! Let’s check out all the new series of the week, shall we?

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Dark Horse

Single Issues

  • Colder: Toss The Bones #1 - Declan has gone from a mere human to a reluctant hero, while the subject of the machinations of the monstrous creature Nimble Jack. But Jack’s trials have only begun, as he flits freely between Boston and a deranged and dark reality known as the Hungry World. Written By: Paul Tobin Artist: Juan Ferreyra
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DC Comics

Single Issues

  • Batman: Arkham Knight Annual #1 - Based on the video game Arkham Knight. The Arkham Knight goes hunting for the Scarecrow, but finds a horrifying secret. Written By: Peter J. Tomasi Artists: Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert
  • New Suicide Squad Annual #1 - Can the Suicide Squad stop the League’s deadly new weapon? Do they even want to? Written By: Sean Ryan Artist: Philippe Briones

IDW

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Single Issues

  • Jem & The Holograms Outrageous Annual #1 - The Holograms’ movie night turns sour when the films start highlighting their deepest fears. Written By: Kelly Thompson Artists: Amy Mebberson & Various
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Trade Paperbacks

  • Airwolf Airstrikes - A new anthology of adventures for Hawk, Santini, and the nuclear powered attack helicopter Airwolf, based on the classic TV series. Written By: Barbara Kessel & Various Artist: S-bis
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Single Issue

  • From Under Mountains - A noblewoman, a female thief, and a disgraced knight become unlikely allies in Akhara, a land of magic dominated by warring clans. Written By: Claire Gibson, Marian Churchland Artists: Sloane Leong, Brandon Graham
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Trade Paperbacks

  • The Empty Volume One - Tanoor is a hunter struggling to feed her village in an apocalyptic world of poison and decay, but Tanoor finds hope when she discovers a stranger named Lila who has the ability to grow life from death-a power that could change the world. Written By: Jimmie Robinson Artist: Jimmie Robinson
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Marvel

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Single Issues

  • The Cavalry SHIELD 50th Anniversary #1 -Agent Melinda May hates her nickname. But how did she earn it in the first place? Written By: Jody Houser Artists: Luke Ross, Dale Keown
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Trade Paperbacks

  • Greenberg the Vampire - Oscar Greenberg is not your typical vampire. He’s a successful author, a good son, and in love with Denise, the vampire who turned him. Their relationship could last forever - unless someone comes between them. Someone like Arthur Keaton: Vampire Hunter, who also happens to be Denise’s brother! Written By: J. M. DeMatteis Artists: Steve Leialoha, Mark Badger
  • Monster of Frankenstein - A dramatic retelling of Mary Shelley’s literary classic in Marvel’s ‘70s comic series, in color for the first time. Written By: Various Artists: Various
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Others

Single Issues

  • Bloodthirsty: One Nation Under Water #1 (Titan) - Coast Guard veteran Virgil Lafleur struggles daily with the hardships of a post-Katrina New Orleans. But when his younger brother’s murder leads him into a vortex of intrigue, corruption, and violence, he becomes obsessed with bringing the killers to justice and exposing the horrific secret hiding beneath the Mississippi. Written By: Mark Landry Artist: Ashley Witter
  • Book of Death: The Fall of Harbinger #1 (Valiant) - The Great Destroyer, long prophesied and foreseen, comes to Earth at last. Who will survive...and what will be left of them?. Written By: Joshua Dysart Artist: Kano
  • Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Year Two #1 (Titan) - All-new spacebound adventures for the Tenth Doctor and his companion, Gabby Gonzalez. Written By: Nick Abadzis Artist: Eleonora Carlini
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Graphic Novels And Collections

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Collections

  • The Adventures of Aero Girl (Action Lab) - As the daughter and the sidekick to Battle Jack, Jacqueline Mackenzie’s life couldn’t be any better, but tragedy is just around the corner... Will she be ready to protect Foxbay from the likes of Dr. Chimera and his army of AniMen or the Recycler and the junkbots? Written By: DeWayne Feenstra Artist: Axur Eneas
  • Deep Dark Fears (Ten Speed Press) - Fran Krause brings our irrational fears to life in 101 comics inspired by his web comic, based on real fears submitted by online readers. We ran an excerpt from this comic recently! Written By: Fran Krause Artist: Fran Krause
  • The Empty Man (Boom!) - It’s been one year since the first reported case of the Empty Man disease, and no drug has been able to slow its progress. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms include fits of rage, hideous hallucinations, suicidal dementia, followed by death, or a near lifeless, “empty” state of catatonia. As murder cults rise nationwide, the FBI and CDC enter a joint investigation of the Empty Man, hoping to piece together clues to stop the cult and uncover a cure. Written By: Cullen Bunn Artist: Vanesa Del
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Want to see what else is out this week? You can see the full list here - and find out where your nearest Comic Book Store is here!

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