Comic Book Shelf

by Alan Rapp on September 6, 2006

in Comics

Hey there true believers!  Today the fourth issue of our Comic Book Shelf edition hits our newsstand.  Want to know what’s getting released today at the old comic shop but too busy, or lazy (not that there’s anything wrong with that), to bother?  Well no sweat Bat-fans as we’ve got the scoop of what comics and graphic novels are hitting the shelves today.

This week’s releases include Detective Comics, Punisher, American Splendor, Nightwing, Uncanny X-Men, Manifest Eternity, Justice League Unlimited, Y: The Last Man, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man, and more!

If your looking for graphic novels you don’t want to miss both Batman graphic novels out this week, Batman: Face to Face and Batman: Gotham by Gaslight.  There’s also Fantastic Four: The Life Fantastic, New Avengers Vol. 3, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up Ultimate Colection, The Quitter, and X-Men: The End Book 3: Men and X-Men.

For the full list check inside…

Wonder-Powers Activate!  Here’s what’s hitting the shelves in your local comic book shops today.

DC Comics:

52 #18 – The “What If?” storyline of a DC Universe without Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman continues.  This week Dr. Fate and the origin of the Question. [$2.50]

Detective Comics #823 – Batman tries to save Poison Ivy from the plants that want her dead. [$2.99]

Justice League Unlimited #25 – The team tries to ready the unlikely super-hero Blue Devil for action against Doctor Destiny. [$2.25]

The Next #3 (of 6) – With Superman trapped in a time anomoly the Next try to mount a rescue before Scion can find them. [$2.99]

Nightwing #124 – Nightwing tries to clear his name. [$2.99]

Marvel Comics:

Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #19 – Spidey’s in trouble when FIN FANG FOOM decides to make a trip to New York. [$2.99]

Punisher #37 – General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov returns. [$2.99]

Spider-Man Special: Black and Blue and Read All #1 – Stand-alone story set in the recent past as Spidey is plagued by a world that doesn’t understand him. [$3.99]

Uncanny X-Men #478 – The X-Men search for clues on the edge of Shi’Ar space. [$2.99]

X-Men: Phoenix – Warsong #1 – The Phoenix returns in a new form. [$2.99]

Vertigo, Wildstorm & Dark Horse Comics:

American Splendor #1 (of 4) – The first issue of a new mini-series by Harvey Pekar celebrating 30 years of his famous strip. [$2.99]

Battler Britton #3 (of 5) – British and American forces finally start to work together after a selfless act of heroism. [$2.99]

The Exterminators #9 – The cockroaches take their guerilla war to a frightening new level. [$2.99]

Manifest Eternity #4 – The war between science and magic continues. [$2.99]

Y: The Last Man #49 – The fifth and final year of Y: The Last Man begins. [$2.99]

Graphic Novels:

Batman: Face the Face – Trade paperback reprintingof Detective Comics issues #817-820 and Batman issues #651-654, as Batman tracks down a new deadly vigilante killing off his rogues gallery. [$14.99]

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight – Trade paperback reprinting of two Batman Elseworld tales, Gotham by Gaslight and Master of the Future. [$12.99]

The Enemy Ace Archives Vol. 2 – Hardcover collection of classic WWI stories reprinted from Star Spangled War Stories. [$49.99]

Fantastic Four: The Life Fantastic – Tales of the FF collected in this trade paperback collection include Hydra’s new doomsday weapon in the Nevada desert, Reed and Sue look back over their lives, the death of the Invisible Woman, and a celebration in Latveria. [$16.99]

Gen13: Who They Are and How They Came to Be Book – New trade paperback edition collecting the original five issue mini-series. [$14.99]

New Avengers Vol. 3: Secrets and Lies – Trade paperback collection of the New Avengers issues #11-15. [$14.99]

The Quitter – Trade paperback collection of Harvy Pekar’s award winning graphic novel. [$104.00]

Ultimate Marvel Team-Up Ultimate Collection – Trade paperback collection of all 16 issues of Ultimate Marvel Team-Up. [$29.99]

X-Men: The End Book 3: Men and X-Men – The last tale of Marvel’s most popular mutants continues in this trade paperback edition collecting X-Men: The End – Men and X-Men issues #1-6. [$14.99]

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