Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on December 28, 2007

in Comics

Hmm, we’re about to talk about comics so it must be Wednesday Friday?  (Hey, blame Santa not me!!)  Welcome to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls.  Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at feet of 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, The Authority: Prime, Batman, Green Lantern, Invincible Presents: Atom Eve, Jack of Fables, Sorrow, Thor, Usagi Yojimbo, and the first issue of Pax Romana.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Daredevil: Battlin’ Jack Murdock, Fantastic Five: The Final Doom, The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive – Full Throttle, Superman: Kryptonite, Uncanny X-Men: Extremists, Will Eisner’s The Spirit Archives Vol. 23,, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #53

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


Batman #672 – An impostor Batman takes over Police HQ.  Plus Bat-Mite! [$2.99]

Countdown to Adventure #5 (of 8) – “Animal Man and Starfire vs. San Diego!  Adam Strange vs. Rann!  Forerunner vs. herself!”  [$3.99]

Crime Bible: The Five Lessons of Blood #3 (of 5) – The Question battles Batwoman for a copy of the Crime Bible. [$2.99]

Death of the New Gods #4 (of 8) – The search for answers continues, and “Mr. Miracle undergoes a startling transformation!” [$2.99]

Green Lantern #26 – What is the Alpha-Lantern project, and what repercussions does it have for the Corps and for the entire DCU?  Plus, Sinestro’s true purposes for his war are revealed! [$2.99]


Amazing Spider-Man #545 – It’s all led to this.  The final issue of “One More Day” finds Peter Parker’s life once again touched by tragedy and loss.  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.99]

Marvel Spotlight: Spider-Man – One More Day / Brand New Day – “Marvel Spotlight flips the calendar on “One More Day,” the flashpoint for Spider-Man’s crisis of hope and faith, and looks ahead to the “Brand New Day” that awaits both Spider-Man and his loyal readers.” [$2.99]

Thor #5 – The Thunder God’s search for his fellow Asgardians has led him on an endless search which leads to something quite unexpected.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]

Ultimate Power #9 (of 9) – The final issue of the series finds the Ultimates and the Squadron Supreme on a collision course. [$2.99]

Ultimate Spider-Man #117 – The conclusion of “Death of a Goblin.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


The Authority: Prime #3 (of 6) – “The Authority and StormWatch Prime face the gravest danger of all: a secret weapon from Midnighter and Apollo’s past.” [$2.99]

Hellblazer #239 – “A rag-tag band of refugees struggle to make the perilous journey from war-torn Sudan to the United Kingdom.” [$2.99]

Jack of Fables #18 – More questions will be answered in “this thrill-soaked issue!”  Ew? [$2.99]

Usagi Yojimbo #108 – As the bounty hunters close on Inazuma Usagi must decide whether or not to honor his debt to protect the possessed swordsman.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Wildcats: Armageddon – The Armageddon crossover continues “as Void takes the Coda warrior Nemesis to the post-apocalyptic future to see what became of the Wildcats.” [$2.99]


Bomb Queen IV: Suicide Bomber #4 (of 4) – The Bomb Queen travels to Hell to battle Desarak for control of New Port City. [$3.50]

Brawl #3 (of 3) – “Post-coital mania tears the bloom off the rose in this final installment of Haspiel and Fiffe’s tour de force of love and pain.” [$2.99]

Invincible Presents: Atom Eve #1 (of 2) – Find out the origins of Atom Eve in this new two-part tale from Benito Cereno and Nate Bellegarde. [$2.99]

Pax Romana #1 (of 4) – 5,000 men are sent on a mission to change the past and save the future in this new four-issue mini-series by Jonathan Hickman. [$3.50]

Sorrow #3 (of 4) – Danni goes on the offensive and Sorrow’s past is finally revealed. [$2.99]


Daredevil: Battlin’ Jack Murdock – The four-issue mini-series retelling the story of Matt Murdock’s father is collected in this new trade paperback. [$12.99]

Daredevil by Frank Miller Omnibus Companion – Daredevil tales taken from Frank Miller’s early days on the job are collected in this new omnibus collection featuring Spider-Man, Avengers, Nuke, the Kingpin and more. [$49.99]

Fantastic Five: The Final Doom – The five-issue mini-series featuring the Fantastic Five battling the cosmically powered robot army of Doctor Doom are collected in this trade paperback. [$13.99]

The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive – Full Throttle – The second half of Bart Allen‘s adventures as the Flash, and his tragic end are collected in this trade paperback. [$12.99]

Hawaiian Dick, Vol. 1 Byrd of Paradise (3rd Printing) – The original three-issue mini-series is reprinted in another volume. [$14.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Human Torch Vol. 2 – Another hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume collecting more adventures of the Golden Age hero.  Also available in a variant edition. [$59.99]

Showcase Presents: The Brave and the Bold: Batman Team-Ups Vol. 2 – Batman takes on baddies with the help of guest-starring heroes in this b&w Showcase Presents trade paperback. [$16.99]

Superman: Kryptonite – The first six-issues of Superman Confidential featuring Superman’s encounters with Kryptonite (including his first!) are collected here. [$24.99]

Uncanny X-Men: Extremists – Issues #487-491 featuring the team returning from space to take on a new underground threat are collected in this trade paperback. [$13.99]

Will Eisner’s The Spirit Archives Vol. 23 – Another hardcover volume featuring Wil Eisner’s classic tales collected here featuring “Heat,” “The Counterfeit Killer,” and “The Man from Mars.” [$49.99]


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