Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on November 7, 2007

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 the 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, and Image Comics.

This week includes BtVS Season 8, Fantastic Four, Jonah Hex, Midnighter, The Order, Robin, Star Wars: Legacy, Superman, The Vinyl Underground, and the first issues of After the Cape II, Annihilation: Conquest, Fearless, Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash, and Silver Surfer: In Thy Name.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including The Art of Matt Wagner’s Grendel, Cairo, Chronicles of Conan Vol. 13, Green Lantern Corps: A Darker Side of Green, Heroes, Omega Flight: Alpha to Omega and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #46

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


Infinity Inc. #3 – As Kid Empty leaves bodies all over the city, Fury has an encounter with the team’s newest member, and Nuklon “goes homicidal on the last person you’d expect.” [$2.99]

Jonah Hex #25 – Aryist Russ Heath stops by to draw the series twenty-fifth issue featuring “a lost tale from the end of He’s trail.” [$2.99]

Metal Men #4 (of 8) – the new Doctor Mangus wants to destroy the Metal Men, but who is he and what does he have against cuddly metal super-heroes?  [$2.99]

Robin #168 – The seven part crossover “Resurrection of Ra’s al Ghul” begins here with a fight between Damian and Robin in the Bat Cave. [$2.99]

Superman #670 – The conclusion of “The Third Kryptonian” featuring: Superman, Supergirl, Power Girl, Krypto, Clark Kent, and Batman. [$3.99]


Annihilation: Conquest #1 – The “Annihilation” saga continues in yet another mini-series.  If you are still reading tell us why.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Fantastic Four #551 – A hero from the future arrives to stop Reed Richards from a horrible mistake.  The name of the hero?  Doctor Doom!  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Silver Surfer: In Thy Name #1 (of 4) – “The Silver Surfer delves alone into the furthest depths of the void; tangling with organ-stealing pirates, demonic beasts and a race of alien aristocrats.  Everyone’s favorite Cosmic Wanderer discovers that even in the midst of a galactic utopia, horror is never far away.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

The Order #4 – The Order attempt to end the rampage of the “scientifically augmented zombie mutant…meat…things.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Uncanny X-Men #492 – The X-Men race against time and the Acolytes to find the mutant newborn.  Also available in a variant cover. [$2.99]


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #8 – Faith is working undercover with the rogue slayer, but what will she do when Buffy shows up?  Check out the free preview.  The issue is also available in a variant cover, and Darkhorse has reprinted the first four issues (again!) this week for those who haven’t yet caught on to the series. [$2.99]

Midnighter #13 – Our hero returns home to take back the town from Anthem. [$2.99]

Star Wars: Legacy #17 – In part 4 of “Claws of the Dragon” Cade Skywalker makes a bargain with the new Emperor, but what effect will this new alliance have on his destiny and the fate of the galaxy?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

The Vinyl Underground #2 – Vertigo’s new occult detectives continue with the case of the severed head and Morrison looks into his father’s gang connections. [$2.99]

Wildstorm Fine Arts Special: Spotlight on The Authority – This special issue collects artwork and covers from the many artist who have worked on WildStorm’s favorite super-team. [$3.50]


After the Cape II #1 (of 3) – Six months after the original mini-series “a new super-villain is terrorizing the city, a member of the United Heroes is crippled for life, and Ethan Falls’ wife has moved on to a new job and a new life. Ethan’s alcoholism grows worse as he believes he has nothing left to lose… but he’s wrong.” [$2.99]

Fearless #1 (of 4) – The new mini-series from Mark Sable & David Roth centers around a reckless super-hero who uses an anti-fear drug to fight crime, but what happens when he runs out of bottled bravery? [$2.99]

Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash #1 (of 6) – Not a hoax!  This fanboy’s wet dream may never make it to the big screen, but Dynamite and WildStorm combine to give you this new six-issue mini-series pitting everyone’s favorite hero versus two of horror’s most memorable characters. [$2.99]

Spawn #172 – Everyone’s favorite Hell Spawn tries to put the pieces back together after an event with a stranger leaves him with memory loss and a bloody murder which changes the destinies of three brothers. [$2.95]

Steve Niles’ Strange Cases #2 – The “all-out werewolf action issue!”  Well, if that’s not enough for you what could be? [$2.50]


The Art of Greg Capullo – This new trade paperback looks back at the art of Greg Capullo including many illustrations, paintings, and drawings never seen before. [$24.99]

The Art of Matt Wagner’s Grendel – Over 25 years of Grendel art from Matt Wagner and various other artists, including Frank Miller and Tim Sale, is collected in this new hardcover which includes rare and never seen before sketches and designs.  Check out the free preview. [$39.95]

Cairo – Writen by Cairo-based journalist G. Willow Wilson comes this hardcover action-adventure about “a stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run.” Download the free mini-poster. [$34.99]

Chronicles of Conan Vol. 13 – The newest trade paperback volume collects Conan’s return to Hyboria from Issues #101-108.  Check out the free preview. [$16.95]

Conan and the Midnight God – In this trade paperback of the recent mini-series Conan has won his throne, but all is not well when a Stygian sorcerer sends the kingdom into chaos.  Check out the free preview. [$14.95]

Green Lantern Corps: A Darker Shade of Green – Issues #7-13 are collected in this new trade paperback as the Corps try to stop a murderous alien that Guy Gardner pissed-off. [$12.99]

Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born (Premiere) – The comic adaption of Stephen King’s work is collected in this new Premiere edition hardcover. [$24.99]

Heroes – The online comic based on NBC’s show is collected in this hardcover volume. [$29.99]

Omega Flight: Alpha to Omega – The recent mini-series which introduced Canda’s newest super-team is collected in this trade paperback.

Robin: Teenage Wasteland – Issues #154-162 are collected in this trade paperback where Robin teams-up with Klarion the Witchboy, goes on a date, and investigates kidnappings. [$17.99]

Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection vol. 9 – Boba Fett: Death, Lies & Treachery – The hardcover 30th Anniversary collection continues with this new novel focusing on everybody’s favorite bounty hunter.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

World War III – The four-issue mini-series is collected in this new trade paperback which features the loss of a Titan, the fate of Aquaman, the rebirth of a hero, and more! [$17.99]


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