Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on June 6, 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 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Danger Girl: Body Shots, Detective Comics, The Lone Ranger, Ms. Marvel, New Warriors, Strange Embrace, and Superman.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Alien vs. Predator Omnibus Vol. 1, Batman: Turning Points, Bullet Points, Civil War: Marvel Universe, A Man Called Kev, Transformers: The Greatest Battles of Optimus Prime and Megatron and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #24

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

Detective Comics #833 – When Zantanna’s assistant is killed she looks to Batman for help uncovering the identity of those responsible. [$2.99]

The Flash: Fastest Man Alive #13 – The Flash must face the choice he was offered during “Full Throttle.” [$2.99]

Jonah Hex #20 – An old “friend” shows up to take care of some unfinished business. [$2.99]

Nightwing #133 – What happened to Dick Grayson after he dropped out of college but before he joined the New Teen Titans?  This four-issue story arc looks back as figures from Dick’s past return to haunt him. [$2.99]

Superman #663 – “Camelot Falls” continues with the Prankster on the loose and a visit from the New Gods. [$2.99]

Avengers: The Initiative #3 – War Machine and his team go after the #1 unregistered hero in the Marvel Universe – Spider-Man. [$2.99]

Daredevil: Battling Jack Murdock #1 (of 4) – The story of Matt Mudrock’s father begins here. [$3.99]

Ms. Marvel #16 – Ms. Marvel vs. Wonder Man.  ‘Nuff said. [$2.99]

New Warriors #1 – Who are the New Warriors and why are they getting under Tony Stark’s skin? [$2.99]

Omega Flight #3 – The team’s newest member makes his debut – the Guardian! [$2.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: #4 – In the end to the first arc of Season Eight, Willow faces off against a face from the past hell bent on revenge – Warren!  Also available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Danger Girl: Body Shots #3 (of 4) – Johnny and Sydney must put aside their quest for the Master Key to save Abbey. [$2.99]

Midnighter #8 – The Midnighter is dared to take on a mission by Haksmoor.  Well, you know he’s not going to turn that down! [$2.99]

Scalped #6 – The origins of Dash Bad Horse are finally revealed. [$2.99]

Welcome to Tranquility #7 – With the incarceration of dangerous super-powered folk and the arrival of strange teen visitors Sheriff Londo has her hands full. [$2.99]

Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse #4 (of 4) – The classic Battlestar crew’s four-issue mini-series comes to a conclusion as Starbuck races to flee the Cylon homeworld and Galactica battles a new Cylon threat.  Available in five variant covers. [$3.50]

The Lone Ranger #6 – The Lone Ranger duels Black Bart as the first story arc of the masked man’s legend ends here.  Also available in two different variant covers. [$2.99]

Marvel Zombies/Army of Darkness #4 – The only thing that can save Ash and the world is in Latveria?  You think Dr. Doom will mind them stopping by? [$2.99]

Strange Embrace #1 (of 8) – The modern gothic psycho-sexual tortured romance, digitally remastered, begins here in the first of eight issues. [$2.99]

Transformers: Movie Adaptation #1 – The first issue of the adaptation of the new movie version of the Transformers as seen through Michael Bay’s eyes (God help us!) is here. [$3.99]

Alien vs. Predator Omnibus Vol. 1 – 400 pages of AVP action in one trade paperback volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Batman: Turning Points – The five-issue mini-series examining the relationship between the Dark Knight and James Gordon is collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Bullet Points – The five-issue What If? style mini-series re-imagining the Marvel Universe if one bullet changed the world and Steve Rogers became Iron Man, Peter Parker is the Hulk, Bruce Banner is Spider-Man, and the Fantastic Four were killed in space before ever being changed by cosmic radiation. [$13.99]

Catwoman: When in Rome – The six-issue mini-series following Catwoman’s trip to Italy is collected in trade paperback for the first time. [$9.99]

Civil War: Iron Man – Learn just how much of a dick Tony Stark really is in this trade paperback showcasing Iron Man’s role in “Civil War.” [$11.99]

Civil War: Marvel Universe – The huge “Civil War” cross-over changed the Marvel Universe, find out how much as this trade paperback collecting Civil War: Choosing Sides, Civil War: The Return, and Civil War: The Initiative. [$11.99]

Fantastic Four/InhumansInhumans issues #1-4 and Fantastic Four issues #51-54 are collected in this trade paperback.

Hellboy Animated Volume 2: Judgement Bell – When a figure from Dr. Brooms past shows up causing trouble in a small Polish village Hellboy and the team are sent in to investigate.  Check out the free preview. [$6.95]

A Man Called Kev – Forever banished from the UK Kev Hawkins must find a new role in the world; the five-issue mini-series from Garth Ennis is collected in this trade paperback. [$19.99]

Seventh Shrine – When Pontifex Valentine and his companions investigate the mysterious murder in the ancient ruins they discover dark secrets of the indiginous Metamorphs and more questions than answers. [$14.99]

Transformers: The Greatest Battles of Optimus Prime and Megatron – You’ve got a love a title that tells you exactly what you’re getting!  Optimus Prime vs. Megatron!  Hell yeah!! [$19.99]

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