Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on September 3, 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, Dynamite Entertainment, Devil’s Due Publishing, Archie, and Image Comics.

This week includes The Authority, The Boys, BtVS Season 8, Detective Comics #848, Invincible Iron Man, Manhunter, Transformers Movie Prequel: Saga of the All-Spark, Veronica, the first issues of Criminal Macabre: Cell Block 666, El Diablo, Fringe, Marvel Apes, The Roberts, Secret Six, Spooks: Omega Team, Sub-Mariner: The Depths, X-Men: The Return of Magik, and the final issues of Angel: After the Fall and Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero.  That and much, much more inside the Full Diagnosis.

Enjoy issue #86

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


Detective Comics #848Batman confronts the Scarecrow, but what is Hush planning behind the scenes in this Batman R.I.P. tie-in? [$2.99]

El Diablo #1 (of 6) – “The haunted horseman returns to the DCU in a six-issue miniseries!  Witness this tale of rebirth, revenge, betrayal, justice, Hell, comeuppance, curses, and consequences.” [$2.99]

Manhunter #34Manhunter and the Birds of Prey vs. the Suicide Squad! [$2.99]

Nightwing #148 – With Nightwing shot who will save Harvey Dent‘s former love in this Batman R.I.P. tie-in? [$2.99]

Secret Six #1Catman and the Six return for this new ongonig series from Gail Simone and Nicola Scott featuring Deadshot, Ragdoll, and Scandal Savage in “an adventure that will take them through a gauntlet across the seediest parts of the DC Universe, and will ultimately pit them against a foe more monstrous and murderous than any they’ve had to face!.” Download a free mini-poster. [$2.99]


Invincible Iron Man #5Iron Man vs. Iron Man 2.0.  Available in a variant cover and a monkey variant cover. [$2.99]

Marvel Apes #1 – It’s like the Marvel Universe, except, you know, apes.  Available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Sub-Mariner: The Depths #1 – In this Marvel Knights tale the search for a lost submarine leads to the discovery of Atlantis and an unwelcoming Sub-Mariner.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

The Twelve 1/2 #1 – Early 1940’s adventures of Fiery Mask, Mister E and Rockman are collected here.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

X-Men: The Return of Magik #1 – “At long last, Magik is returning to the Marvel Universe! But in what form will she return, and to whom will she owe her allegiance?” [$3.99]


Army@Love: The Art of War #2 (of 6) – “Magoon’s impossibly addictive pop song sweeps the planet with Allie in the driver’s seat and Healey in the dark.” [$2.99]

The Authority #2 – The team takes on an army of psychopaths in the bizarre new world.  Download a free sneak peek.  Check out our review for the first issue! [$2.99]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #18Buffy and Fray face a familiar face in the future.  Also available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Criminal Macabre: Cell Block 666 #1 – After being set up by the cops Cal finds himself on the way to the big house.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Fringe #1 (of 6) – This special mini-series takes you into the world behind the upcoming FOX series from JJ Abrams. [$2.99]


Angel: After the Fall #12 (of 12)Gunn‘s plan is revealed. [$3.99]

Noble Causes #36The Nobles confront the traitor in their midst, or is it traitors? [$3.50]

The Roberts #1 (of 2) – Hidden from the world in a retirement center the Boston Strangler and the Zodiac Killer quietly share their stories with each other. [$5.99]

Savage Dragon #137Savage Dragon travels to Snap City to search for his missing wife. [$2.99]

Transformers Movie Prequel: Saga of the All-Spark #3Ironhide and Jazz struggle to make it home. [$3.99]


Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero #12 (of 12) – The series concludes.  Available in two variant covers. [$2.99]

The Boys #22 – As A-Train puts the moves on Annie, Butcher makes a discovery. [$2.99]

Savage Tales #9 – Brand new tales featuring Osin, Volaka, Hercules, and the Battle for Atlantis. [$4.99]

Spooks: Omega Team #1 – “Follow the globetrotting adventures of this elite, heavy-hitting special-forces team as they protect America from vampires, monsters, witches, and werewolves!” [$3.50]

Veronica #190Veronica gives everyone a makeover and takes a trip to a comic convention. [$2.25]


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