Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on August 15, 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 Army@Love, Captain America, Countdown, Grifter and Midnighter, Hellblazer, Justice League of America, New X-Men, Rex Mundi, Spawn, Spike: Shadow Puppets, and the first issues of The All-New Booster Gold, Killing Girl, Ripclaw: Pilot Season and Terror, Inc.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Catwoman: It’s Only a Movie, Good as Lily, New Universal Vol. 1: Everything Went White, Predator Omnibus Volume 1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit Archives Vol. 22 Wolverine: Origins Vol. 3 – Swift and Terrible and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #34

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

The All-New Booster Gold #1 – The self-proclaimed greatest super-hero history will ever know finally flys back into the pages of his own series (‘bout time!).  Download a free mini-poster. [$2.99]

The Brave and The Bold – Batman and Green Lantern track down the Book of Destiny only to discover it in the hands of the only heroes who aren’t included inside its pages. [$2.99]

Countdown #37 – DC’s weekly series continues as Karate Kid looks to Oracle for answers, Jim Olsen attempts to join two exclusive clubs, Mary Marvel gives into temptation, and Donna Troy and Jason Todd go deep into the Nanoverse. [$2.99]

Justice League of America #12 – Brad Meltzer’s run concludes with “Monitor Duty” which focuses on a day in the life of Earth’s greatest heroes. [$3.50]

Justice League Unlimited #36 – The Question investigates the entire league [$2.25]

Captain America #29 – Can the Winter Soldier stand-up to the Red Skull’s new army? [$2.99]

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #23 – “Back in Black” concludes as Spidey comes face-to-face with his ol’ pal J. Jonah Jameson. [$2.99]

New X-Men #41 – The conclusion of “Quest for Magik” as the team fights Belasco for their souls. [$2.99]

Terror, Inc. #1 (of 5) – A cursed, living, and rotting, corpse known as Terror runs his own private eye firm to pay for his much needed fresh parts in this Max line new five-issue mini-series. [$3.99]

Wolverine: Origins 16 – In WWII a young Captain America comes face-to-face with a certain hairy Canadian on the island nation of Madripoor.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.99]

Army@Love #6 – Loman shows up on Switzer’s doorstep looking for Allie. [$2.99]

Grifter and Midnighter #6 (of 6) – The mini-series concludes as the pair make a final stand against the planet-devouring race on another world. [$2.99]

Hellblazer #235 – How do the attacks in a South London estate relate to the sleepy village of Lychgate?  Constantine’s on the case to find out! [$2.99]

Rex Mundi #7 – Paris is in flames, Genevieve is gone, the Duke’s daughter is missing, and the German army is surrounding the remaining forces of Lorraine.  Is it any wonder that Julien has disappeared into the bottom of a bottle? [$2.99]

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #19 – A megalomanical buisnessman sets in motion a plan which will change the war between the Republic and the Madalorians and alter the galaxy.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Killing Girl #1 (of 5) – What if the Mafia had their own secret service?  That’s the question Glen Brunswick and Frank Espinosa set out to explore in this new five-issue mini-series about Sara, once a former hooker now a world class killer who rediscovers her forgotten past. [$2.99]

Ripclaw: Pilot Season #1 – The first of seven one-shots showcasing the Pilot Season 2007 begins here.  Up first, Top Cow’s badass goes after a Yakuza kingpin, in his own secret fortress! [$2.99]

Scarface: Devil in Disguise #2 – The prequel to the Hollywood film continues. [$3.99]

Spawn #170 – The door between Spawn’s new world and Heaven and Hell is breached for the first time. [$2.95]

Spike: Shadow Puppets #3 (of 5) – Okay, so Spike and Lorne are puppets, and they are besieged by huge ninja puppet army.  At least it can’t get any worse, right?  Wait a minute, who’s that brunette…?  Available in two variant covers. [$3.99]

Catwoman: It’s Only a Movie – This trade paperback collects issues #59-65 and includes the identity of the father of Catwoman’s baby, the fallout from the murder of Black Mask and Selena’s trip to Metropolis. [$19.99]

D.P. 7 Classic Vol. 1 – The beginning of Mark Gruenwald’s tale of Seven Displaced Paranormals is collected here in this trade paperback. [$24.99]

The Flash: Greatest Stories Ever Told – Complete with a kick ass cover from Alex Ross this new trade paperback collects the best Flash stories ever. [$19.99]

Good as Lily – Grace Kwon finds herself confronted with herself, three different versions of herself in fact – ages 6, 29,and 70, in this new trade paperback from Derek Kirk Kim and Jesse Hamm. [$9.99]

Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Tony Stark takes on his new responsibilities as head of S.H.I.E.L.D. in this post “Civil War” trade paperback. [$14.99]

New Avengers Vol. 6: Revolution (Premiere) – This new Premiere edition hardcover collects New Avengers issues #26-31 as the team takes on the Hand and learns the identity of the new Ronin. [$19.99]

New Universal Vol. 1: Everything Went White (Premiere) – In a world without heroes a mysterious celestial event causes a handful of humans to develop strange and wondrous abilities.  The beginnings of the new series by Warren Ellis are collected in this hardcover Premiere edition. [$19.99]

Predator Omnibus Volume 1 – “Concrete Jungle, “Cold War,” and “Dark River” are collected in this trade paperback 440 page omnibus volume of the universe’s ugliest bounty hunters.  Check out the free preview. [$34.95]

Will Eisner’s The Spirit Archives Vol. 22 – Another hardcover collection of Will Eisner’s classic stories. [$49.99]

Wolverine: Origins Vol. 3 – Swift and Terrible (Premiere)Wolverine: Origins issues #11-15 are collected in this new hardcover Premiere edition featuring Logan’s attempt to save his son from the shadow society who want him back. [$19.99]

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