Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on October 22, 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, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, Archie, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman: Gotham After Midnight, Betty & Veronica, Brothers in Arms, Daredevil, DMZ, Final Crisis, Hulk, Invincible, Noble Causes, Usagi Yojimbo, Wildcats, the final issue of Armory Wars II, and the first issues of G.I. Joe: A New Beginning, Rest, Superman: New Kryptonian Special, Unkown Soldier, Wolverine: Manifest Destiny, and Xena vs. Army of Darkness: What Again? That and much, much more inside the Full Diagnosis.

Enjoy issue #92

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


Batman: Gotham After Midnight #6 (of 12) – It’s Halloween and the Joker‘s throwing a bash.  This can’t be good news for Gotham. [$2.99]

DC Universe: Halloween ‘08 – A new Halloween special, Final Crisis style. [$5.99]

Final Crisis #4 (of 7) – The remaining heroes are dispersed across the world as Green Arrow and Black Canary attempt to deliver humanity’s last hope, the Outsiders search for the missing Batman as others fall in the battle against evil. [$3.99]

Final Crisis: Submit – In this Final Crisis tie-in one-shot the unlikely team of Black Lightning and Tattoo Man try to save a family. [$3.99]

Superman: New Krypton Special – The new Superman crossover event begins here as the Man of Steel must now deal with 100,000 Kryptonians. [$3.99]


Daredevil #112The Hand is back, but what are they, and the mysterious Lady Bullseye, searching for in New York?  Also available in a zombie variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Hulk #7Bruce Banner‘s search leads him to Las Vegas, and She-Hulk and the Lady Liberators go after Red Hulk on their own.  Available in three variant covers. [$2.99]

Secret Invasion #7 – “The comic event of the year starts its shocking conclusion.”  Available in three variant covers. [$3.99]

She-Hulk #34 – The Lady Liberators show up to kick some serious ass (and look damn good doing it).  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Wolverine: Manifest Destiny #1 – Logan’s past bites him in the ass again when he arrives in San Francisco only to find a price on his head. [$2.99]


DMZ #35 – Matty learns firsthand that ceasefires aren’t that peaceful. [$2.99]

Hellblazer #248Constantine investigates “the web of synchronicity that binds his life.” [$2.99]

Unknown Soldier #1 – In the jungles of Uganda a new Unknown Soldier will arise to stop the bloodshed and death. [$2.99]

Usagi Yojimbo #115 – The rabbit ronin attempts to save Lord Otomo from an assassination plot tied to a fortress left to him from the departed Lord Tadakazu.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Wildcats #4 – The team battles in the jungles of Nevada plus the return of Cyybernary.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]


The Armory Wars II #5 (of 5) – The series concludes with “a bloody trail of death, destruction and self-immolation.”  Sounds cheery. [$2.99]

Angel: After the Fall #13 (of 13)Angel tries to stop Gunn from saving Los Angeles and Wesley is made an offer he can’t refuse. [$3.99]

G.I. Joe: A New Beginning – A specially priced introductory issue to launch IDW’s new line of the famous series. [$.99]

Invincible #54Invincible tries to save all of time.  Who does he think he is, Booster Gold? [$2.99]

Noble Causes #39 – The reasons behind the marriage of Colonel Comet and Celeste are revealed. [$3.50]


Betty & Veronica #238Betty tries to track down Veronica‘s missing parrot. [$2.25]

Brothers in Arms #4 – The adventures of soldiers in WWII continue. [$3.50]

Rest #1 (of 4) – When an old friend approaches John Barret about a new drug which replaces sleep he junks his dead-end job and finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy more complicated than his wildest dreams.  Available in three variant covers. [$3.50]

Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons #6 – Raistlin and Caramon help a knight with a curse and a halfling searches for a band of Templars.  Also available in a variant cover. [$5.50]

Xena vs. Army of Darkness: What, Again? #1 – With the success of the last crossover Dynamite Entertainment reunites Ash and Xena for another mini-series.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]


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