Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on April 25, 2007

in Comics

Hmm, we’re about to talk about comics so it must be Wednesday!  Welcome to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls.  Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at the master as we look at the new comics set to hit comic shops and bookstores today.

Here’s issue #18

Amazon’s Attack #1 (of 6) – The new mini-series begins with the return of the Amazons, who are far less peaceful than the last time we saw them.  You can download a sneek peek and a free mini-poster. [$2.99]

JSA Classified #25 – In this stand-alone tale Alan Scott is forced to go back on a deal with one of his old enemies, but at what cost? [$2.99]

Justice #11 (of 12) – The series by Jim Krueger and Alex Ross winds down with the return of Green Lantern for a showdown with Sinestro, a victory by Captain Marvel, and a challenge for Aquaman. [$3.50]

Justice Society of America #5 – The JLA/JSA cross-over continues as Starman and Batman break into Arkham Asylum seeking some answers. [$2.99]

Outsiders Annual #1 – Why did Nightwing rejoin the team?  What happened when the group tried to save Black Lightning and forced a prison break at Iron Heights?  The story is told here. [$3.99]

Daredevil #96 – As his alter-ego investigates the source of the new evil in Hell’s Kitchen, Matt Murdock is paid a visit by a woman from his past. [$2.99]

Exiles #93 – Battles rage as Sabertooth takes on Slaymaster and Psylocke tries to knock off Reed Richards. [$2.99]

Heroes for Hire #9 – The Heroes hunt for a T-Rex in the Savage Land with the “help” of Paladin. [$2.99]

New Excalibur #19 – Abion has come to Britain, the Juggernaut is in love, and Dazzler sings the blues in part 2 of “Batle for Eternity.” [$2.99]

Spider-Man: Poster – 36 Web-slinging posters just for you Spidey fans. [$5.99]

Astro Ciy: The Dark Age Book 2 #3 – Simon Magus and Grimoire take center stage, the gang war rages, and one Willams brother seeks to kill the other in the latest from Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson with cover art from Alex Ross. [$2.99]

Crossing Midnight #6 – In “A Map of Midnight” part 1 Toshi begins her training in service to Lord Arastu. [$2.99]

Exterminators #16 – The conclusion of “Lies of Our Fathers” finds Laura making a move to help Harry end the supply of Draxx into the neighborhood, but will she do more harm than good? [$2.99]

Red Menace #6 (of 6) – The series concluedes as Red Menace plans to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.  Will the Eagle save the city that turned its back on him or will he let it burn? [$2.99]

Wetworks #8 – It’s all-out vampire war as the truce has been broken. [$2.99]

The Ride: Savanah – A one-shot from 12 Gauge Comics and the Savannah College of Art and Design follows Frank Simms on his search for a missing girl through the haunted town of Savannah, Georgia.  All proceeds for the book go directly to the Sequential Art Scholarship Fund. [$4.99]

Satan’s **** Baby – Eric Powell gives us “the single most offensive, controversial, and flat-out loathsome comic ever published by Dark Horse.”  Well, you got my interest piqued! [$3.50]

True Story Swear to God #5 – Lily surprises Tom with a trip to New York. [$2.99]

Usagi Yojimbo #102 – Well trained and armed with Mayumi as his hostage, the famous, and ruthless, assassin Shizukiri goes after his new target – Usagi Yojimbo. [$2.99]

Agents of Atlas – In the 1950’s Special Agent Jimmy Woo created a team of unlikely heroes consisting of a spaceman, a goddess, a robot and a gorilla.  Now 50 years later they return in this hardcover reprinting Agents of Atlas issues #1-6, Yellow Claw issue #1, Menace issue #11, Marvel Mystery Comics issue #82, What If? issue #9 and more. [$24.99]

Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus Vol. 1 – In this huge hardcover Omnibus edition is collected the original run of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko which introduced the world to Peter Parker, Aunt May, The Daily Bugle, and much, much more.  Each isue is restored and every page is contained (even the letters columns!) in this 1088 page collection. [$99.99]

Cable & Deadpool Vol. 6: Paved with Good Intentions – This trade paperback collects Cable & Deadpool issues #30-36 as the pair choose sides in “Civil War.” [$17.99]

Civil War: Fantastic Four – How did Marvel’s “Civil War” effect the world’s first superhero family?  Find out in this trade paperback collecting Fantastic Four issues #538-543. [$17.99]

Civil War: X-Men – The X-Men hit rock bottom as “Civil War” rips apart the Marvel Universe in this trade paperback collection Civil War: X-Men issues #1-4. [$11.99]

God Save the Queen – This hardcover collaboration between Mike Carey and John Bolton tells the story of a teenager who runs with a crowd of slacker fairies and enjoys a drug made from heroin and human blood, and becomes hooked and ensnared in a civil war between two rival Queens.  Download a free sneak peek. [$19.99]

Hawkgirl: The Maw – From the “One Year Later” cross-over comes this collection of Hawgirl issues #50-56 as Hawgirl tries to make a name for herself in St. Roch. [$17.99]

Punisher War Journal Vol. 1: Civil War (Premiere) – Frank Castle pulls out the big guns in this “Civil War” cross-over which earns the Premiere hardcover treatment. [$19.99]

Spider-Man Visonaries: Roger Stern Vol. 1 – This trade paperback collects Roger Sterns time as writer for Spidey which includes a new Prowler, the Thunderbolts, the White Tiger, the Smuggler and more from Amazing Spider-Man issue #206 and Spectacular Spider-Man issues #43-52 and #54. [$24.99]

Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do – The six-issue mini-series featuring the former lovers investigating the same case, from writer Kevin Smith, is collected in this trade paperback volume. [$14.99]

The Spirit Archives Vol. 21 – More of Will Eisner’s Spirit tales including “The Moment of Glory” and “The Wrek of Old 78” are collected here in another hardcover volume. [$49.99]

Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 4: Adult Education – Issues #20-25 are collected in this trade paperback as Braniac attempts to bring his love back from the dead. [$14.99]

Thunderbolt Jaxon – The five-issue mini-series reimagining the classic British hero is recollected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]

Truth, Justin & the American Way – The full first season of a guy getting a super-hero suit, losing his girl,and gaining his FBI nemesis; Truth, Justin & the American Way issues #1-5 are collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

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