Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on September 12, 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 The All-New Booster Gold, Green Lantern, Hereos For Hire, The Lone Ranger, Stormwatch: PHD, Star Wars: Legacy, The Un-Men, the first issues of Parade (with Fireworks) and Suicide Squad: Raise the Flag, and the 100th issue of Daredevil.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including BtVS Omnibus Vol. 2, Desperadoes: Buffalo Dreams, Essential Punisher Vol. 2, The Flash: Wonderland, Marvel Zombies/Army of Darkness, Predator: Flesh and Blood, Star Trek TNG: The Space Between, Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #38

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


The All-New Booster Gold #2 – Booster begins his timequest with Rip Hunter.  First up, Booster travels back in time to take on the world’s greatest Green Lantern – Sinestro! [$2.99]

Batman Confidential #9 – Part 3 of Batman’s first encounter with the man who would later become the Joker. [$2.99]

Green Lantern #23 – “The Sinestro Corps War” continues with Hal, John, Guy and Kyle trapped in the depths of Sinestro’s Citadel and face-to-face with his Guardian of fear. [$2.99]

JLA Wedding Special – The JLA gathers to throw bachelor and bachelorette parties for Green Arrow and Black Canary in this one-shot special. [$3.99]

Suicide Squad: Raise the Flag #1 (of 8) – Rick Flag Jr. is back and here’s the tale of his survival in Qurac, his long road home, and the creation of a new Suicide Squad.  Download a free mini-poster. [$2.99]


Daredevil #100 – This triple-sized issue finds the man without fear struggling against what he fears most.  Available in wraparound and variant covers. [$3.99]

Heroes For Hire #13 – Smack in the middle of World War Hulk the team finds itself on the Warbound’s death list. [$2.99]

New Avengers #34 – Wolverine vs the Hood, Luke Cage vs. Jessica Jones, and more. [$2.99]

Punisher War Journal #11 – Three separate tales are collected which include appearances by Iron Man and the Winter Soldier. [$2.99]

Thor #3 – Thor vs. Iron Man, ‘nuff said.  Available in original and variant covers. [$2.99]


100 Bullets #85 – Father and son are reunited, but a woman still stands between them. [$2.99]

Star Wars: Legacy #16 – “The Legacy of Obi-Wan Kenobi” is revealed!  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Stormwatch: PHD #11 – The confrontation with Slaughterhouse Five leaves the team bruised and beaten, and still in search of the real assassin. [$2.99]

Welcome to Tranquility #10 – Secrets are revealed and the town is attacked by zombies. [$2.99]

The Un-Men #2 – Cranius’s experiment on Lobster Boy leads to a shocking discovery. [$2.99]


Bad Planet #3 – The DeathSpiders continue their rampage over the ravaged Earth – in “heart-thumping, mind-numbing SUPER-TERROR 3-D!” [$2.99]

Casanova #9 – The insanity continues with Kubark Benday, Valomilk Chocolates, and a six-armed space vixen. [$1.99]

The Lone Ranger #8 – The Lone Ranger and Tonto are stuck between frontier justice and a condemned man.  Also available in a foil edition. [$2.99]

Parade (with Fireworks) #1 (of 2) – In 1923 Italy Fascism is on the rise and Young Paoloa is caught between a rowdy group and his family in the first issue of this two-part tale from Michael Cavallaro. [$3.50]

The Transformers: Best of UK: Dinobots #1 – This new series collects Simon Furman’s early Dinobot tales at Marvel UK.  Available in four variant covers; check out the free preview. [$3.99]


The Batman Chronicles Vol. 4 – The Dark Knight’s chronologically collected adventures continue in this latest trade paperback featuring the Joker and the Scarecrow. [$14.99]

The Batman Strikes: Duty Calls – Six issues of the comic adaptation of the new animated show are collected in this trade paperback featuring The Joker, the Penguin, Bane, Catwoman, Clayface, and The Riddler. [$12.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Volume 2 – The second volume of this new chronological omnibus collection of the Buffster’s adventures includes Buffy’s arrival in Sunnydale, her parent’s divorce, the first appearances of Angel, Ring of Fire, A Stake to the Heart, and a reflection on the Season One to Season Three timeline of the series.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Confessions of a Blabbermouth – Tasha’s mom brings home an annoying hack novelist boyfriend and his deadpan daughter sending the family into complete meltdown in this new trade paperback from Mike and Louis Carey.  Download a free sneak peek. [$9.99]

The Creeper: Welcome to Creepville – The six-issue mini-series following Jack Ryder’s transformation into the Creeper is collected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]

Desperadoes: Buffalo Dreams – Jeff Mariotte’s historically authentic horror/western continues in this trade paperback as the Desperadoes regroup and follow mysterious dreams and begin a quest to save the buffalo.  Check out the free preview [$17.99]

Essential Punisher Vol. 2 – A second b&w trade paperback Marvel Essentials volume collects Punisher issues #1-20 and more featuring appearances by Daredevil, the Kingpin, X-Men, and Typhoid Mary. [$19.99]

The Exterminators Vol. 3: Lies of Our Fathers – Issues #11-16 of the series are collected in this trade paperback.  Download a free mini-poster. [$12.99]

The Flash: Wonderland – Wally West finds himself without his speed in a mirror version of Keystone City in this trade paperback collecting The Flash issues #164-169. [$12.99]

Ion Vol. 2: The Dying Flame – Ugh.  Ron “The Devil” Marz’s demented fantasy of Ion continues as he discovers alternate versions of the heroes he knows in the WildStorm Universe. [$14.99]

Justice League Elite Vol. 2 – The second-half of the maxi-series is collected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]

The Legend of Grimjack Vol. 8 – The re-printing of the entire series in chronological order continues with issues #47-54 collected in this latest trade paperback volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.99]

Marvel Zombies/Army of Darkness – The five-issue crossover mini-series featuring Ash taking on the Marvel Zombies is collected in this oversized hardcover. [$19.99]

A Nightmare on Elm Street – Early issues of the new ongoing series featuring Freddy Krueger are collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

The Original Encyclopedia of Comic-Book Heroes Vol. 3 – This latest volume focuses on The Man of Steel collecting issues long out-of-print in this b&w trade paperback. [$19.99]

Predator: Flesh and Blood – The Earth lies in ruins, and some unscrupulous moneymakers hire the Predators to settle an old score with a warring clan, but the terror the Predators unleash is far beyond their imagination.  Check out the free preview. [$6.99]

Showcase Presents: Batman and the Outsiders Vol.1 – This b&w Showcase Presents trade paperback collects Batman’s formation of the original Outsiders (Metamorpho, Black Lightning, Katana, Halo, and Geo-Force). [$16.99]

Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Space Between – The recent mini-series is collected in this new trade paperback.  Check out the free preview. [$19.99]

Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus – The 784-page hardcover omnibus collects the entire tale from The Death of Superman, The Return of Superman, and portions of World Without a Superman. [$75.00]

Wolverine Classic Vol. 5 – Logan’s adventures from issues #24-30 are collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Wonder Woman Archives Vol. 5 – Another hardcover DC Archive Edition collects more classic Wonder Woman stories. [$49.99]

Wonder Woman: Love and Murder – Best-selling author Jodi Picoult’s five-issue run on the series is collected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]


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