Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on August 20, 2008

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 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, IDW Publishing, Devil’s Due Publishing, Archie, Virgin, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman and the Outsiders, Captain America, Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow, Dark Ivory, Drafted, Ghost Rider, Hack/Slash, The Helm, Moon Knight, Scalped, Transformers: All Hail Megatron, Trinity, and the first issues of Air, Doctor Who: The Forgotten, and Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Midnighter Vol. 2: Anthem, The Sandman Presents: Dead Boy Detectives, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, X-Men: Divided We Stand, Youngblood Vol. 1: Focus Tested, Young Inhumans, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #84

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


Batman and the Outsiders #10Batman leads the group against a new gang of metahumans. [$2.99]

Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #1 (of 5) – In this Final Crisis tie-in series the Legion of Super-Heroes longtime enemy the Time Trapper has found a new ally to destroy the legacy of Superman – Superboy-Prime. [$3.99]

Justice League of America #24Animal Man helps the league take on a new threat. [$2.99]

The Spirit #20 – “The Spirit swims with the dolphins – but murder follows him even among these peaceful creatures!” [$2.99]

Trinity #12 – The Justice League heps against the Crime Syndicate’s new threat as the Batman family searches for a link behinds several recent thefts. [$2.99]


Captain America #41 – “The final battle between the new Captain America and the people who killed Steve Rogers begins here!”  Also available in a monkey variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Ghost Rider #26 – The return of Danny Ketch.  Also available in a monkey variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Guardians of the Galaxy #4 – Is there a Skrull amongst the team?  Check out the free preview.  Also look for the 2nd printing of issue #3 featuring Starhawk. [$2.99]

Immortal Iron Fist: The Origin of Danny Rand #1 – The origin of Danny Rand from Marvel Premiere isues #15-16 is repackaged here in a special edition.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Moon Knight #21 – The Thunderbolts are sent to bring in Moon Knight. [$2.99]


Air #1 – The new comic from G. Willow Wilson and M.K. Perker is about a vigilante group known as Estian Front who want to take back the skys and a certain passenger on a certain plane with a secret which could change the world.  Download a sneak peek. [$2.99]

Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow #4 (of 6) – What’s up with Casey’s blackouts and maiming and killing complete strangers with martial arts she never learned?  And does her neighbor have some answers?  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Emily the Strange #4: The Alone Issue – Emily’s searches for solitude.  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

The Helm #2 – The unemployed fantasty addict living in his mother’s basement may not be the prototypical hero, but he controls the Helm and his training is about to begin.  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Scalped #20 – More secrets from Carol’s past are revealed. [$2.99]


Charlatan Ball #3 – Star-crossed lovers Chuck Amok and Donnarma deal with the realities of their feelings and Wrathburn. [$2.50]

Dark Ivory #3 (of 4) – “Ivory struggles with the practical implications of becoming a vampire, while trying to figure out why it happened.” [$2.99]

Doctor Who: The Forgotten #1 – Stranded with Martha without the TARDIS and the memories of his previous incarnations the Doctor must reconnect with his past to save his future. [$3.99]

Madman Atomic Comics #10 – Wit the recent shake-up does Madman still belong in the Atomics? [$2.99]

Transformers: All Hail Megatron #2 – It’s the US Armed Forces against the Deceptions in an all out battle for New York City. [$3.99]


Drafted #10 – The enemy arrives on Earth. [$3.50]

Hack/Slash #15Cassie‘s search takes her to New Mexico and into the world of the Re-Animator.  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.50]

Pals-N-Gals Double Digest #124 – Riverdale’s teens throw themselves into the conservation contest and find way to keep the town enviornmentally friendly. [$3.69]

Project Kalki #4 (of 4) – “Avatar must gain control of his powers or become the unwilling puppet of a man bent on world domination.” [$2.99]

Voltron: A Legend Forged #2 (of 5) – 1200 years in the past the team witnesses history in the making and plays a role in the origin of Voltron.  Available in four variant covers and a foil cover. [$3.50]


Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 10 – The latest hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume collects issues #88-99 including the death of Captain Stacy, Harry Osborn‘s drug problem, and appearances by Iceman, the Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, and more.  Check out more here. [$54.99]

Midnighter Vol. 2: Anthem – The hero tries to reconnect to his former life in this trade paperback collection of issues #7 and #10-15. [$14.99]

Mighty Avengers Vol. 1: The Ultron Initiative – the post-Civil War team built by Tony Stark takes on their old foe Ultron. [$14.99]

Ninja Town: Adventures of the Wee Ninja Vol. 1 – 48 pages of ninja action based on the popular toys. [$6.50]

Punisher War Journal Classic Vol. 1 – The first eight issues of the series are collected in this trade paperback featuring Wolveine and dinosaurs. [$24.99]

The Sandman Presents: Dead Boy Detectives – Edwin and Charles’ adventures from The Sandman: Season of Mists are collected for the first time in this trade paperback. [$12.99]

Showcase Presents: The Atom Vol. 2 – Another b&w Showcase Presents collection of the adventures of the Atom. [$16.99]

Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane Vol. 2 – The second hardcover volume of Spidey’s teenage years from MJ’s perspective introduces the character of Gwen Stacy and the return of Firestar. [$39.99]

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – Trade paperback tie-in to the new video game featuring Darth Vader’s secret apprentice.  Check out the free preview. [$15.99]

The Superman Chronicles Vol. 5 – Another trade paperback volume collecting Superman’s adventures chronologically over the years. [$14.99]

Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 20: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends – Issues #118-122 guest-starring Iceman and the Human Torch are collected in this latest trade paperback volume. [$12.99]

X-Men: Divided We Stand – Collecting the stories of former X-Men after the events of Messiah CompleX. [$12.99]

Youngblood Vol. 1: Focus Tested – The first four issues of the recent relaunch of Image Comics first Super-team are collected here. [$9.99]

Young Inhumans – Twelve issues of the adventures of the next generation of Inhumans are collected in this trade paperback. [$24.99]


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