Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on May 30, 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, Dynamite Entertainment, IPW Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Action Comics, The Boys, Green Lantern, Invincible, Silver Surfer: Requiem, Ultimate Fantastic Four, and Usagi Yojimbo.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including 52 Vol. 1, Civil War Companion, Fantastic Four: The End, Star Wars: Panel to Panel Vol. 2, Transformers Spotlight, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #23

Editor’s Note: comic shipping dates are subject to change and unexpected delays.

Action Comics #850 – Superman travels to the future as Supergirl decides maybe it’s time to come back home to the past in this extra-sized time-travel extravaganza. [$3.99]

Amazons Attack #2 (of 6) – The Justice League and the Teen Titans arrive in Washington to help the US Military against the rampaging Amazon warriors (maybe they just want Snu-Snu?). [$2.99]

Green Lantern #20 – The “Mystery of Star Sapphire” is finally revealed!

Hawkgirl #64 – Hawkgirl travels to Metropolis enlisting the help of Oracle and Superman to help her find Hath-Set. [$2.99]

Justice Society of America #6 – Part 4 of “The Lightning Saga” cross-over finds the heroes deep in the mysterious Suicide Swamp. [$2.99]

New Excalibur #20 – Captain Britian faces off against an army led by his fiercest foe. [$2.99]

Silent War #5 – M.A.D. has kept the world safe, until now.  Two sides, each with their own super-powered hero will face off for perhaps the final time.  It’s Black Bolt vs. Sentry. [$2.99]

Silver Surfer: Requiem #1 – The Silver Surfer sets out on his final mission, a return to where his cosmic wandering began. [$3.99]

Spider-Man Fairy Tales #1 – Imagine Spider-Man having to save Little Red Mary Jane Riding Hood on her way to Aunt May’s house, but who is the Big Bad Wolf? [$2.99]

Ultimate Fantastic Four #42 – Reed Richard’s experiments with the Cosmic Cube bring the Silver Surfer to the Ultimate Marvel Universe. [$2.99]

Crossing Midnight #7 -Toshi prowls Tokyo leaning her magical trade as Kai gets some answers about the twins’ enemy. [$2.99]

Deathblow #5 – Deathblow is on the run from his family and the US government. [$2.99]

Hellboy: Darkness Calls #2 – Hellboy tries to put aside past grudges and learn what the witches want from him.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #17 – The fate of Camper lies in the hands of Lord Adasca as Carrick is caught in a massive space battle. [$2.99]

Usagi Yoimbo #103 – Jei returns!  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

The Boys #7 – The former Wildstorm comic moves to Dynamite; Butcher takes Wee Hughie on a trip to meet the Boys’ greatest weapon against the supes – a man called “The Legend.” [$2.99]

Dark Xena #2 – Gabrielle and Joxer plan to infiltrate Xena’s band and convert her to their cause.  The issue is available in four different variant covers. [$3.50]

Freshman II #4 – The secret of Mr. Fiddlesticks is revealed as the Freshmen come together to save one of their own. [$2.99]

Invincible #42 – A low-priced new introductory issue recaps the entire series for new readers and begins an all new story arc. [$1.99]

Super Patriot: War on Terror #4 (of 4) – The final issue is here, after two years of waiting find out how it all comes down. [$2.99]

52 Vol. 1 – The first 13 issues of DC’s year-long event with Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman is collected in this trade paperback.  Download a free mini-poster, and check out the official 52 page. [$19.99]

Avengers Next: Rebirth – The new team is formed, battles zombie versions of themselves, and searches fro the missing Thunderstrike in this trade paperback collecting the first five issues of the new series. [$13.99]

Civil War Companion – A “behind-the-scenes” look at the events of Marvel’s Civil War with Daily Bugle articles, S.H.I.E.L.D. dossiers and much more. [$13.99]

Fantastic Four: The End (Premiere Edition) – The recent six-issue mini-series focusing on the FF’s final adventures in the future gets the hardcover Premiere treatment. [$19.99]

Fear Agent Vol. 2: My War – Issues #5-10 are collected in this trade paperback as Huston fights off the Feeders invasion and deals some payback to th auomation empire.  Check out the free preview. [$14.95]

New X-Men: Childhood’s End Vol. 4X-Men issues #33-36 are collected here as X-23 returns to the mansion and deals with her past. [$10.99]

Punisher MAX Vol. 3 – The deluxe hardcover collects Punisher MAX Vol. 5: The Slayers and Punisher MAX Vol. 6: Barracuda from issues #25-36 of the series. [$29.99]

Star Wars: Panel to Panel Vol. 2 – A second collection from the art of Dark Horse Comics from various Star Wars books.  Check out the free preview. [$19.95]

Transfomers: The Ark – A Complete Compendium of Tranformers Animation Models – More than meets the eye!  Here’s 500 pages of art and animation models from the popular 1980’s cartoon featuring all the favorites from Optimus Prime to Galvatron. [$19.99]

Transformers Spotlight – A trade paperback compilation of five of the recent Tranformers Spotlight issues, each focusing on a different character from the Transformers Universe: Hot Rod, Shockwave, Nightbeat, Sixshot, and Ultra Magnus. [$19.99]

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