Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on October 29, 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 Chuck, Justice League of America, Madame Xanadu, Proof, Red Sonja, Solomon Kane, Spawn, Superman, Superman and Batman vs. Vampires and Werewolves, The Sword, Ultimate Spider-Man Annual, the final issues of Checkmate and Spike: After the Fall, and the first issues of Amazing Spider-Man Annual, Battlefields: Night Witches, Hellboy: In the Chapel of Moloch, Marvel Spotlight: Ultimatum, Mirror’s Edge, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle – Dark Rising, and Zen Intergalactic Ninja. That and much, much more inside.

Enjoy issue #93

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


Checkmate #31 – The final issue of the series! [$2.99]

Justice League of America #26 – To save the JLA Vixen is forced to make a dangerous deal with Anansi.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Superman #681 – The recently arrived 100,000 Kryptonians begin their stay in their new home. [$2.99]

Superman and Batman vs. Vampires and Werewolves #2 (of 6) – If you can’t figure out what this comic is about from the title you need more help than we can give you. [$2.99]

Superman/Batman #53 – In “Super/Bat” all of Supes’ powers end up in Batman.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]


Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 – Who is Jackpot?  Find out in this issue. [$3.99]

Marvel Spotlight: Ultimatum #1 – Here’s your chance to get the skinny on Marvel’s next big Ultimate event. [$2.99]

Secret Invasion: Thor #3Thor and Beta Ray Bill stand together against the Skrull invasion of Asgard.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #3 – You can’t see MJ on any other Spidey title (thanks Marvel!) but check out the Ultimate version getting closer to Peter in this new Annual.  Check out the free preview. [#3.99]

Wolverine: Origins #29Wolverine takes on the Hellfire Club and Professor X uncovers a secret from Logan’s early days with the team.  Also available in a zombie cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


Chuck #5 (of 6) – Chuck’s curiosity gets the better of him.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Hellboy: In the Chapel of Moloch – In this new one-shot Hellboy investigates the secretive life’s work of an artist in a chapel in Eastern Europe.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Madame Xanadu #5Madame Xanadu spends some time as a mystic advisor to Marie Antoinette, plus the return of the Phantom Stranger. [$2.99]

Mirror’s Edge #1 (of 6) – Based off the new video game from Electronic Arts comes this mini-series about a courier named Faith who delivers sensitive merchandise across the rooftops of skyscrapers.  Download a free sneak peek. [$3.99]

Solomon Kane #2Solomon Kane‘s stay in the Castle of the Devil uncovers more mysteries including mysterious beasts, another dead body, and a secret chapel beneath the bowels of the castle.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


The Astounding Wolf-Man #9 – Wanted for murder and on the run, Gary’s life continues its downward spiral. [$2.99]

Proof #13Savage Dragon stops by and Proof‘s arch-enemy is revealed in this special Halloween issue. [$3.50]

Spawn #185Spawn creator Todd McFarlane starts his new run on the comic along with Image Comics co-founder Whilce Portacio. [$2.95]

Spike: After the Fall #4 (of 4)Spike‘s mini-series comes to a close.  Available in a variant cover. [$3.99]

The Sword #12 – Dara’s battle with Zakros comes to a bloody end. [$2.99]


Archie #590 – “Freshman Year” continues with parent-teacher night. [$2.25]

Battlefields: Night Witches #1 (of 3) – The new mini-series from Garth Ennis focuses on the all-female Night Bomber Regiment of Russia during WWII.  Available in two variant covers. [$2.99]

Red Sonja #38 – The She-Devil regains her armor as her quest for vengeance comes to an end.  Available in two variant covers. [$2.99]

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle – Dark Rising #1 (of 3)Sheena returns in this new three-issue mini-series which finds the Queen of the Jungle held captive by her grandfather in Val Verde City.  Available in three variant covers. [$3.50]

Zen Intergalactic Ninja #0 – This special introductory issue from Joe Casey and Lee Ferguson gives us a master of the martial arts who becomes the galaxy’s most dangerous mercenary.  Look for issue #1 in December. [$.99]


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