Comic Book Shelf

by Alan Rapp on November 15, 2006

in Comics

Hey there true believers!  Today the fourteenth issue of our Comic Book Shelf edition hits our newsstand.  Want to know what’s getting released today at the old comic shop but too busy, or lazy (not that there’s anything wrong with that), to bother?  Well no sweat Bat-fans as we’ve got the scoop of what comics and graphic novels are hitting the shelves today.

This week’s releases include The Flash: Fastest Man Alive, Iron Man, Birds of Prey, Deadman, Daredevil: Father, Claw the Unconquered, What If? Spider-Man, 52, Hellblazer, Ultimate Fantastic Four, and more!

If you’re looking for graphic novels you don’t want to miss Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis, Fury: Peacemaker, Hellblazer: Empathy is the Enemy, Marvel Westerns, Superman: Man of Steel Vol. 5, Squadron Supreme Vol. 1: The Pre-War Years (Premiere Edition), and more.

For the full list check inside…

Here’s what’s new and hitting your local comic book store today true believers!

DC Comics:

52 #28 – This week the origin of Catman, and Red Tornado goes walkabout. [$2.50]

Birds of Prey #100 – Oracle puts together a new team. [$3.99]

The Flash: Fastest Man Alive #6 – A duel to the death on the Keystone Bridge. [$2.99]

The Omega Men #2 (of 6) – Superman and other heroes try to stop the Omega Men’s path of destruction when it crash lands on Earth. [$2.99]

Supergirl #11 – Supergirl joins the Outsiders. [$2.99]

Marvel Comics:

Daredevil: Father #6 – The mini-series concludes and Daredevil will never be the same. [$2.99]

Iron Man #13 – “Civil War” tie-in.  Find out why Tony Stark believes the Superhuman Registration Act is necessary. [$2.99]

New Avengers #25 – “Civil War” tie-in. Stark has made a fatal mistake. [$2.99]

Ultimate Fantastic Four #36 – The Ultimate FF take on Thanos. [$2.99]

What If? Spider-Man – What if Peter Parker had been consumed b the radioactive spider-bite and became more spider than man? [$2.99]

Vertigo, Wildstorm & Dark Horse Comics:

Claw the Unconquered #6 – Can Claw defeat the evil version of himself as the prophecy begins to come true? [$2.99]

Deadman #4 – Brandon is forced to confront other possible realities. [$2.99]

Hellblazer #226 – Constantine visits the Third Place and learns that things are about to get worse in Glasgow. [$2.99]

Testament #12 – A sexual tryst between warring gods alters reality. [$2.99]

Texas Chainsaw Massacre #1 – A tie-in with the new film, the series explores the Hewitt family and the terror of Travis County. [$2.99]

Graphic Novels:

Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis – Trade paperback collection of Aquaman issues #40-45 as Aquaman searches for his father and discovers the fate of Atlantis. [$12.99]

Fury: Peacemaker – Trade paperback collection of the mini-series of Sgt. Frank Fury, before commanded S.H.I.E.L.D., had a fateful meeting with General Stephen Barkhorn in Tunisia. [$17.99]

Hellblazer: Empathy is the Enemy – Trade paperback collection of Hellblazer issues #216-222 as Constantine has been cursed with empathy for his fellow man. [$14.99]

Marvel Westerns – New hardcover collection of Marvel western heroes includes the origin of Rawhide Kid, and the return of Red Wolf, the Man From Fort Rango, Arizona Annie, Gunhawk, and more. [$20.99]

Squadron Supreme Vol. 1: The Pre-War Years (Premiere) – Hyperion, Nighthawk, Blur, Power Princess, and Doctor Spectrum lead the deadliest super-hero team assembled to crush enemies of the US government, foreign and domestic. This Premiere Edition collects Squadron Supreme issues #1-7. [$22.99]

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 5 – More Superman tales from the 80’s are collected in this trade paperback including Adventures of Superman issues #432-435, Action Comics issues #592-593, and Superman issues #9-10. [$19.99]

Wraithborn – The six-issue mini-series of a teenager girl who finds herself the sole possessor of an ancient power is collected in this trade paperback volume. [$19.99]

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