Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on August 22, 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 Amazing Spider-Man, Batman, Bomb Queen III, Crossing Midnight, Invincible, The Programme, The Spirit, Tank Girl: The Gifting, Ultimate Fantastic Four, and the first issue of Bonds.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Amazing Fantasy Omnibus, Heroes For Hire Vol. 2: Ahead of the Curve, Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman Vol. 1, Sparrow: Shane Glines, Zombies vs. Robots and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #35

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

Batman #668 – The Dynamic Duo is stuck on an island rigged with death traps. [$2.99]

Countdown #36 – Mary Marvel falls deeper into temptation. [$2.99]

Green Lantern Corps #15 – The “Sinestro Corps” storyline continues as Kilowog and the Corps make as stand at the Battle of Mogo. [$2.99]

The Spirit #9 – Who is El Morte?  And how does his origin tie into that fateful night the Spirit was born? [$2.99]

Supergirl and The Legion of Super-Heroes #33 – Star Boy and Sun Boy set out to clear Cosmic Boy’s name after he is accused of war crimes. [$2.99]

Amazing Spider-Man #543 – Spidey’s dark quest comes to a shocking conclusion. [$2.99]

Astonishing X-Men #22 – The X-Men try to stop the warriors of Breakworld from Killing Colossus.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

Immortal Iron Fist #8 – Immoral heroes are brought together to compete in a kung fu tournament.  MORTAL KOMBAT! [$2.99]

The Order #2 – The new team gets its first real challenge when a long-dormant Soviet super-weapons shows up in L.A. on the warpath. [$2.99]

Ultimate Fantastic Four #45 – The Surfer help the FF try to stop Psycho Man, but can they rely on this mysterious man from another world? [$2.99]

Buffy the Vamprie Slayer Season 8: #1 (fourth printing) – It all begins here as Buffy and her new legion of Slayers take on evil all over the world in this fourth printing of the first issue. [$2.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #2 (third printing) – Season Eight continues as the US Government views Buffy’s Slayers as terrorist cells and a threat to national security. [$2.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: #3 (second printing) – Willow shows up, and she’s not the only familiar face to do so, in this second printing of issue #3. [$2.99]

Crossing Midnight #10 – A new storyline begins as Kai falls in with the enjokosai and becomes a possible target of a supernatural slasher. [$2.99]

The Programme #2 – The Soviet superhuman Spirit of Lenin gathers others to his cause as the US attepts to activate their own Cold War soldier. [$2.99]

Bomb Queen III #4 (of 4) – The mini-series concludes… with a bang (sorry for the pun, couldn’t help myself). [$3.50]

Bonds #1 (of 3) – After her father is assassinated, Faith Warner uses her long dormant magical abilities to get a bloody revenge in the first issue of this new mini-series from Durwin Talon. [$3.99]

In Her Darkest Hour – This new one-shot focuses on Lisa, a depressed girl on the verge of suicide and a new friend who might be all that lies between her an early death. [$3.50]

Invincible #45 – In deep space no one can hear you scream, except maybe for the Viltrumites who have you surrounded. [$2.99]

Tank Girl: The Gifting #3 – The mini-series of non-linear stories from Alan Martin and artist Ashley Wood continues.  Available in three variant covers. [$3.99]

Amazing Fantasy Omnibus – The series that launched Spider-Man and an amazing array of monsters and odd tales gets the oversized hardcover Omnibus treatment. [$74.99]

Heroes For Hire Vol. 2: Ahead of the Curve – Issues #6-10 of the series are collected in this trade paperback featurring appearances by the Grim Reaper, The Horrific Headmen, and Dr. Doom! [$13.99]

PX! Book 1: A Girl and Her Panda – Dahlia and her panda sidekick set off on a journey to save her missing father in this trade paperback. [$16.99]

Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman Vol. 1 – Another b&w Showcase Presents volume, this one collecting Wonder Woman issues #98-117. [$16.99]

Sparrow: Shane Glines – IDW examines the art of Sparrow in this 48 page hardcover of Shane Glines work. [11.99]

The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allen Poo – Edgar Allen Poo, the dream child of the famous writer begins a strange odyssey through the troubled poet’s mind in this trade paperback. [$9.99]

Tellos Collosal – The adventures of Jarek, Koj, and Princess Serra through a magical world is collected in one oversized hardcover edition. [$75.00]

Thor Visionaries: Walter Simonson Vol. 4 – Another trade paperback collection of the God of Thunder’s exploits from writer Walter Simonson. [$24.99]

Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 17: Clone SagaUltimate Spider-Man issues #97-105 are collected in this trade paperback which includes the debut of The Ultimate Scorpion and secrets behind a conspiracy threatening Spidey’s existence are finally revealed. [$24.99]

X-23: Target XX-23: Target X issues #1-6 are collected in this trade paperback.

Zombies vs. Robots – From Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood comes this post-apocalyptic battle between zombies and the robots who protect the surviving humans. [$19.99]

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