Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on July 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 from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Wildstorm, Vertigo, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman, Battlestar Galactica, Deathblow, Green Lantern Corps, Incredible Hulk, Invincible, Silver Surfer: Requiem, and the first issues of Speak of the Devil and Star Trek: Year Four.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including 52 Vol. 2, Alan Moore: Wild Worlds, American Virgin: Going Down Vol. 2, American Jr. Vol. 1, Essential Spider-Woman Vol. 2, Moon Knight Vol. 1: The Bottom, Seven Soldiers of Victory Vol. 2 and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #31

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


Batman #666 – DC gets all demonic to celebrate this issue.  15 years into the future Damian Wayne is Batman and the world is plunging straight towards Armageddon.  The morally ambiguous Batman will take on the Devil himself, if he can make peace with his heritage. [$2.99]

Green Lantern Corps #14 – As Sinestro’s attack on the Corps continues Soranik finds a surprise at home and Mogo battles a new enemy. [$2.99]

JSA Classified #28 – Jakeem Thunder is confronted by hard truths about being a super-hero in this stand-alone issue. [$2.99]

Justice Society of America #8 – As Liberty Belle attempts to stop a new recruit’s horrible mistake Starman helps Power Girl make a startling discovery.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

Supergirl and The Legion of Super-Heroes#32 – The Legionnaires begin their search for the missing Cosmic Boy. [$2.99]


Incredible Hulk #108 – The heroes recruited by Amadeus Cho meet the Hulk’s alien Warbound allies.  Marvel is also shipping out a 2nd printing of Incredible Hulk #107 and a 3rd printing of Incredible Hulk #106 this week as well. [$2.99]

Onslaught Reborn #4 – Who are the Heroes Reborn, where did they come from, and can they stop Onslaught?  The answers begin here.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

Silver Surfer: Requiem #3 (of 4) – The Surfer travels home, but before reaching Zenn-La Norrin Radd will have to fly through a battlefield of one of the longest running wars the universe has ever seen. [$3.99]

World War Hulk: X-Men #2 – Hulk vs. Wolverine, ‘nuff said. [$2.99]

X-Men: First Class #2 -The team takes their first trip to Monster Island. [$2.99]


Conan and the Midnight God #5 – The mad schemes of Ra Sid come to a head as King Conan tries to save his kingdom from “a fate far worse than the darkest death.” [$2.99]

Deathblow #6 – The good news, Deathblow isn’t insane.  The bad news, the whole world really is after him. [$2.99]

Fear Agent: The Last Goodbye #2 – Heath Hudson and his team of Fear Agents find themselves smack in the middle of a power struggle between three of the most powerful empires in the universe. [$2.99]

Speak of the Devil #1 (of 6) -Gymnast Val Castillo has a secret, behind a devil mask she is the peeping Tom who enjoys spying on the lives of her neighbors, but not everything is fun and games as she learns some secrets are better left undiscovered. [$3.50]

Usagi Yojimbo #104 – Lord Goyo demands Priest Jizonobu save his daughter or face his wrath as his temple and followers will be destroyed. [$2.99]


Battlestar Galactica #12 (of 12) – The first year of the new Battlestar Galactica comes to a startling conclusion.  Available in four variant covers as well as a more expensive foil edition. [$2.99]

Dust #1 (of 2) – The Allies and the Sino-Soviet Union unite to take on the Axis who are armed with futuristic weapon technology from a crashed spaceship in the first issue of this two-issue mini-series that promises robots, zombies, bloody battles, and more. [$3.99]

Hiding in Time #1 (of 4) – A new method has been invented to keep safe those in the Witness Protection Program; in the not too distant future the government will hide witnesses in time, but when an assassin begins traveling back and killing the witnesses Nathan Crew is sent back to stop him. [$3.50]

Invincible #44 – The Viltrumites send their deadliest agent to check in Invincible and his progress on preparing for the Earth’s eventual takeover. [$2.99]

Star Trek: Year Four #1 (of 6) – The new series looks back at the Enterprise crew and their fourth year of their original five year mission to “Go where no man has gone before.” Available in three variant covers including a b&w version.  Check out the free preview. [3.99]


24Seven Vol. 2 – Another collection of writers and artists including Ashley Wood, Gene Ha, Adam Hughes and others, come together to give us tales of robots and a city that never sleeps. [$19.99]

52 Vol. 2 – The second thirteen issues of DC’s year-long event are collected in this trade paperback which includes commentary on each issue from creators and editors. [$19.99]

Alan Moore: Wild Worlds – Alan Moore plays around in the Wildstorm Universe here as the WildCats take on Spawn, and other tales involving Majestic and Deathblow. [$19.99]

America Jr. Vol.1 – A tiny US town declares its independence and forms a new nation in this collection of the popular web comic by Nick Capetankis, Todd Livingston, and Brendon and Brian Fraim. [$9.99]

American Virgin: Going Down Vol. 2 – Issues #5-9 of the series including Adam burying his eternal love and Mel learning the whereabouts of the terrorist cell that killed her are collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Battle Pope Vol. 4 – God finds out about the Battle Pope’s time with Mary and is not pleased in this trade paperback collecting issues #12-14. [$12.99]

Bomb Queen Vol. 2: Queen of Hearts – Bomb Queen falls for the wrong man in this new trade paperback. [$14.99]

Essential Spider-Woman Vol. 2 – Spider-Woman’s early career comes to a close in this b&w Marvel Essential trade paperback featuring her adventures against Morgan le Fey, the Viper, Gypsy Moth, mad scientists, and more. [$16.99]

Godland Celestial Edition – The first 12 issues are collected here in this hardback edition which also includes over 40 pages of extras. [$34.99]

Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story (Premiere) – The beginnings of Danny Rand’s adventures as the new Iron Fist are collected in this hardcover Premiere edition. [$19.99]

Martian Manhunter: The Others Among Us – This trade paperback collects the recent eight-issue mini-series where J’onn J’onzz discovers the truth about himself and the fate of the Martian race. [$19.99]

Marvel Masterworks: The Sub Mariner Vol. 2 – More tales of Namor, the Sub Mariner, are collected in this Marvel Masterworks hardcover which includes battles against the Hulk and assaults on the kingdom of Atlantis. [$54.99]

Moon Knight Vol. 1: The Bottom – The Fist of Khonshu returns in this collection of Moon Knight issues #1-6. [$14.99]

Ninja Scroll – The first five issues of the wandering Ronin Jubei are collected in this trade paperback. [$19.99]

Seven Soldiers of Victory Vol. 2 – The second hardcover DC Archives Edition volume collects more adventures of the Seven Soldiers (Green Arrow, Speedy, The Vigilante, Shining Knight, the Star Spangled Kid, Stripesy, and the Crimson Avenger) during WWII. [$49.99]

Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter Vol. 1 – The Martian Manhunter’s adventures from the 1950’s are collected in this b&w Showcase Presents edition. [$16.99]

Ultimate X-Men Volume 7 – This hardcover collects Ultimate X-Men issues #66-74 which includes Wolverine fighting an old foe, an examination of the Phoenix, and the arrival of the mysterious mutant known asthe magician. [$29.99]


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