Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on May 23, 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 from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Wildstorm, Vertigo, and Image Comics.

This week includes Captain America, Deadman, Fantastic Four, Loaded Bible 2: Blood of Christ, The Spirit, Star Wars: Legacy and Wonder Woman.  Also don’t forget the truckoad of new graphic novels including The Action Heroes Archive Vol. 2, Conan: The Hall of the Dead, Coyote Vol. 5, The Other Side, Silver Surfer Omnibus, Ultimate Galactus Trilogy and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #22


Robin #162 – Robin finds himself trying to save the metahuman street gang which has been trying to kill him. [$2.99]

Shadowpact #13 – Zauriel flys into town, but whose side is he on? [$2.99]

The Spirit #6 – The Spirit investigates odd deaths that may be linked to a musician whose ability was enhanced after exposure to a mysterious glowing meteorite. [$2.99]

Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes #30 – A longtime member of the Legion announces a startling decision. [$2.99]

Wonder Woman #9 – As the Amazons invade America Wonder Woman and Nemisis try to figure out just what in Holy Hera is going on! [$2.99]


Captain America #26 – Following the tragic events from last issue the Winter Soldier is finally forced to take a stand. [$2.99]

Fantastic Four # 546 – There’s a new Protector of the Universe in town, the FF take on Epoch, and the Black Panther goes one-on-one with the Silver Surfer. [$2.99]

Marvel Adventures Iron Man #1 – Iron Man earns himself another title in the Marvel Adventures line.  First up, who is Iron Man and what terrible secret caused Tony Stark to create him? [$2.99]

New Avengers: Illuminati #3 – The Illuminati discover the true origin of the Beyonder as they attempt to stop him from interfering in the Marvel Universe again. [$2.99]

Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker #7 – The comic adaption of Orson Scott Card’s tale continues as Measure must trust his brother Alvin’s life to the Red Prophet. [$2.99]


American Virgin #15 – Adam travels to Rio de Janiero with the beautiful and mysterious Vanessa. [$2.99]

Deadman #10 – Brandon and Sarah’s search for their missing baby leads to a run-in with Scotland Yard. [$2.99]

Hellblazer #232 – Constantine gambles everything in a casino in an attempt to regain control over his life. [$2.99]

Ninja Scroll #9 – Jebie rescues a teenage boy from mutant bandits, but now the greatful teen won’t leave him alone. [$2.99]

Wetworks #9 – The team is reunited just in time to take on the army of mutated vampires. [$2.99]


B.P.R.D. Garden of Souls #3 – Daiio discovers a plot as Abe reconnects with figures from his long forgotten past as Langdon Caul.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Dynamo 5 #3 – After one of Captain Dynamo’s old allies goes crazy Myriad must impersonate his dead father and convince the derranged hero not to destroy Tower City. [$3.50]

Gutsville #1 (of 6) – The six-issue mini-series about a decendents of the HMS Daphne, which was swallowed up by a sea monster 150 years ago, begins here. [$2.99]

Loaded Bible 2: Blood of Christ – Jesus Christ Clone Vampire Killer is back!  OMG! [$4.99]

Star Wars: Legacy #12 – Beneath the ruins of the Jedi Temple on Ossus lies a secret which could wipe out the Jedi once and for all.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


The Action Heroes Archive Vol. 2 – Classic Charlton hero stories including Captain Atom, Blue Beetle, and the Question are collected here in this hardcover DC Archive edition. [$75.00]

Black Panther: Civil War – This trade paperback collects the diplomatic mission of T’Challa and Storm as they deal with the issues of the new Superhuman Registration Act. [$17.99]

Casanova, Vol. 1: Luxuria – When the prodigal son of a law-and-order family is blackmailed into betraying both his father and international law things get interesting. [$12.99]

Conan: The Hall of the Dead – This hardcover collects the conclusion of Kurt Busiek’s run and the beginning of Tim Truman’s, with an added tale from Hellboy co-creator Mike Mignola.  Check out the free preview. [$24.99]

Coyote, Vol. 5 – Issues #13-16 of the series are collected in this new trade paperback which includes wrap-up of the original saga and new tales by Todd McFarlane. [$12.99]

Fell, Vol. 1: Feral City – The first eight issues of Detective Richard Fell’s adventures in a collapsing urban trash zone are collected in this new trade paperback. [$12.99]

Hellstorm: Son of Satan – Equinox – Issues #1-5 of the series are collected in this trade paperback as the son of Satan gives the ravaged town of New Orleans a visit. [$17.99]

Marvel 1602: Fantastick Four – In this spin-off to Neil Gaiman’s 1602 Doctor Doom returns with a new plan involving Shakespeare? [$14.99]

Mary Scary – A new stand-alone sequel to Dreadful Ed features a weird baby girl who is the progeny of the Boogeyman and was swapped at birth with poor Ed.  Check out the free preview. [$9.95]

The Original Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes Vol. 1: Batman – A reprint of the 1976 volume which presented “everything you ever wanted to know about DC’s Dark Knight – and so much more.” [$19.99]

The Other Side – The hard-hitting mini-series presenting both sides of the Vietnam War through the eyes of an Alabama farmboy and a Veitnemes farmer is collected in this new trade paperback.  Download a free mini-poster. [$12.99]

Savage Dragon Archives #2 – A second book of Erik Larsen’s fin-headed hero guest-starring Spawn, Hellboy, the Maxx and a foursome of turtles (who happen to be ninjas, oh, and they’re mutants too). [$19.99]

Silver Surfer Omnibus Vol. 1 – Drawn as an afterthought by Jack Kirby, the Silver Surfer became one of the most insightful and unique characters ever created by Kirby and Stan Lee.  Collected here in this over-sized hardcover are the original run of Silver Surfer issues #1-18 as the former sentinel of the spaceways tries to understand the race of humanity he protected and has been forced to live among. [$74.99]

Superman and Batman vs. Aliens and Predator – DC’s two biggest guns take on aliens from the movies. [$12.99]

Ultimate Galactus Trilogy – Warren Ellis gives us the Ultimate-line version of Galactus in this new hardcover which collects Ultimate Nightmare, Ultimate Secret, and Ultimate Extinction. [$34.99]


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