Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on September 5, 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, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Detective Comics, Midnighter, Outsiders, Scalped, Star Trek: Year Four, and the first issues of Brit, Captain America: The Chosen, Infinity Inc, Iron Man: Enter The Mandarin Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus and Sorrow.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Checkmate Vol. 2: Pawn Breaks, Ms. Marvel Vol. 2: Civil War, The Pro, Spider-Man Family: Back in Black, Star Wars 30th Anniversary Collection Vol. 7: Darklighter, Sword of the Atom and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #37

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

The Black Canary Wedding Planner – This one-shot looks forward to the biggest wedding of the year between the Black Canary and Green Arrow. [$2.99]

Detective Comics #836 – Batman and Robin hunt down the Scarecrow to end his rampage of fear. [$2.99]

Infinity Inc. #1 – Steele, Starflight, and Nuklon deal with the after-effects of Lex Luthor’s Everyman Project in this new ongoing series. [$2.99]

Jonah Hex #23 – Abadoned in the wilderness between two warring armies, things look bleak for our hero. [$2.99]

Outsiders #50 – The new team is formed, with a last-minute change by Batman, but that’s not the only surprise! [$2.99]

Amazing Spider-Man #544 – “One More Day” begins here as Spidey faces the loss of the one perosn who he has always counted on.  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.99]

Captain America: The Chosen #1 – A new series by David Morrell (you may have heard of one of his creations – RAMBO!) examines the final days of Captain America. [$3.99]

Iron Man: Enter The Mandarin #1 (of 6) – Gearing up for the 2008 film, this new mini-series looks back to reveal who The Mandarin is and what happened when he met ol’ Shellhead for the first time.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

Ms. Marvel #19 – Everyone loves a good cat fight!  It’s Ms. Marvel vs. Tigra, ‘nuff said. [$2.99]

She-Hulk #21 – Here it is folks the issue which promises “this is the issue that fixes 90% of Marvel’s continuity problems – from NOW ON!” [$2.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: #6 – If you’ve been waiting to see what Faith has been up to since the destruction of Sunnydale here’s the issue for you!  Check out the free preview.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

The Groo 25th Anniversary Special – 25 years of the world’s stupidest barbarian are celebrated in this special anniversary issue featuring old stories, an all-new adventure, and “The Groo Alphabet” – a primver of the hero’s friends and foes for new readers.  Check out the free preview. [$5.95]

Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus #1 – America is on the brink of World War II as Lobster and his allies fight through cannibals, yetis, and the sinister plan of an unknown villain bent of fulfilling a deadly prophecy.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Midnighter #11 – Midnighter’s investigation into his past is interupted by a sultry siren with plans of her own. [$2.99]

Scalped #9 – Catcher has forseen a murder but can he save their life, and his own soul, in time? [$2.99]

30 Days of Night: Red Snow #1 (of 3) – In the winter of 1941 the Nazis face the cold hard Russian winter on the Eastern front.  British officer Corporal Charile Keating makes sure critical supplies get to Stalin’s men, but it turns out that Nazis aren’t the only monsters in the night.  Available in two variant covers and a special edition.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Brit #1 – Once the world’s most unstoppable killing machine, the senior citizen, long retired after causing the death of his ex-wife and son, returns to action in this first issue of the new ongoing series from Bruce Brown and Cliff Rathburn. [$2.99]

Lucha Libre #1 – Here’s the first issue of a new ongoing anthology featuring tales of The Luchadores Five (five masked wrestlers protecting Los Angeles), Professor Furia (an incompotent teacher who teaches lessons to aspiring wrestlers), and The Luchadoritos. [$5.99]

Sorrow #1 (of 4) – In 1952 the US Government wiped out the entire population of Sorrow, Nevada with their nuclear testing.  At least, that is what everyone believed. [$2.99]

Star Trek: Year Four #2 (of 6) – The adventures of the Starship Enterprise during year four of their first five-year mission continue.  Available in three variant covers.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Batman: Gothic – New EditionLegends of the Dark Knight issues #6-10 are collected in this newly redesigned trade paperback featuring Batman’s attempts to defeat a killer and deal with a horror from his youth. [$14.99]

Checkmate Vol. 2: Pawn Breaks – Issues #8-12 of the series are collected as the team battles a rival agency and Fire tries to break free from Amanda Waller’s blackmail. [$14.99]

DMZ Vol. 3: Public Works – The third trade paperback volume collects issues #13-17 of the series as Matty becomes a free agent and goes undercover and joins a terrorist cell. [$12.99]

The Great Adventure of the Dirty Pair – The Worlds Welfare Work Association keeps the peace among the stars, but Agents Kei and Yuri are known as much for destroying everything in their path as getting the job done.  Check out the free preview. [$8.95]

Jack Kirby’s Fourth World Omnibus Vol. 2 – A second hardcover omnibus edition featuring Jack Kirby’s work in the DC Universe. [$49.99]

Ms. Marvel Vol. 2: Civil War – Ms. Marvel joins up with Wonder Man and Archane to train heroes in this trade paperback collection during Marvel’s Civil War. [$14.99]

Sentences: The Life of M.F. Grimm – Underground rap artist Percy Carey tells the story of his life in this new hardcover graphic novel, from the highest of stardom to the the day he lost his legs due to gang violence.  Download a free mini-poster. [$19.99]

The Pro – Re-introduced in this trade paperback, Garth Ennis imagines “the world’s first superhero prostitute.” [$7.99]

Punisher War Journal Vol. 1: Civil War – The Punisher finds himself being hunted and decides to turn the tables in this trade paperback collection of Marvel’s Civil War. [$14.99]

Spider-Man Family: Back in Black – This trade paperback features a trio of stories from Spidey’s adventures including him in the alien costume facing the Sandman and Venom’s return. [$8.99]

Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection Volume 7 – Darklighter – The 30th Anniversary hardcover collection continues with this volume focusing on Biggs Darklighter, the boyhood friend of Luke Skywalker who died during Luke’s run on the Death Star.  Check out the free preview. [$19.95]

Supergirl and The Legion of Super-Heroes: The Dominator War – Issues #26-30 are collected in this trade paperback featuring The Dominators’ plan to destroy Earth. [$14.99]

Sword of the Atom – Once Ray Palmer left his world behind and journeyed deep into Central America and became a protector for a six-inch tall alien civilization.  This new trade paperbacks collects issues #1-4 and Sword of the Atom Special issues #1-3 together for the first time. [$19.99]

XS Hybrid Volume 2 – When a gamer unlocks a secret level in a popular video game a biomechanical virus is released which turns human hosts into thuggish gangsters with robotic voices in their heads. [$10.95]

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