Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on December 19, 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 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 Angel: After the Fall, The Circle, Conan, Detective Comics, Grendel: Behold the Devil, Justice League of America, Red Sonja, She-Hulk, the 100th issue of Exiles, and the first issues of Doctor Who Classics and What If? Civil War.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Marvel Masterworks: Rawhide Kid Vol. 2, Rex Mundi Volume 4: Crown and Sword, The Spectre: Tales of the Unexpected, Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol. 9: Silver Surfer, Wonder Woman: Amazons Attack, X-Men: Marauders, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #52

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


The Brave and the Bold #9 – The Metal Men, the Blackhawks, the Newsboy Legion, Hawkman and the Atom are featured, and the Book of Destiny has been opened. [$2.99]

Detective Comics #839 – “The startling climax of ‘The Resurrection of Ra’s al Ghul’!  A secret surrounding Ra’s’ lineage is revealed!” [$2.99]

Justice League of America #16 – The Flash returns, sort of.  Which corner of the Multiverse is this chick from? [$2.99]

Metamorpho: Year One #6 (of 6) – The final issue of the six-issue mini-series featuring the appearance of the Justice League. [$2.99]

Superman/Batman #44 – The pair attempt to find all the Kryptonite on the planet. [$2.99]


Exiles #100 – “Adios, Exiles!  They’ve left their footprints across the multiverse for a hundred issues, but what threat will make Blink and Co. close up shop for good?” [$3.99]

Marvel Holiday Special 2007 #1 – Celebrate the holidays with the Marvel heroes. [$3.99]

Marvel Illustrated: The Iliad #1 (of 8)Marvel Illustrated brings Homer’s The Iliad to comics. [$2.99]

She-Hulk #24 – “Visit her new home.  Meet her new neighbors.  Say hello to her new boss.  And share her first encounter with the man who may become her new love interest…or her greatest enemy…or possibly both.” [$2.99]

What If? Civil War #1 – Two What If…? tales involving Marvel’s Civil War.  “What if Captain America led all the heroes against the Registration Act?” and “What if Iron Man lost the Civil War?”  Also available in a Djurdjevic variant cover and a Silvestri variant cover. [$3.99]


Army@Love #10 – “Switzer’s two lovers find themselves in close quarters for a secret off-the-books mission to locate Allie.” [$2.99]

Conan #47 – “Conan has escaped the city with his head intact, but little else to show for his labors.  Little does he know that a piece of his past still follows him, stalking the Cimmerian with the patience of the grave.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Grendel: Behold the Devil #2 (of 8) – Who is watching Hunter Rose and what do they want?  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

The Programme #6 – “America’s retaliation against the enigmatic and powerful Russian Dolls was a complete failure. Now there will be deadly consequences.” [$2.99]

The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite #4 – As the family reconnects over the death of their father, they also “will realize just how profoundly they underestimated their powerless sister.” [$2.99]


Angel: After the Fall #2 – Angel Season Six continues with more familiar faces including a certain platinum haired vampire with a soul.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.99]

The Circle #2 – “A stringer for MI6 has stumbled into a continent-spanning battle between the deadly mercenary group The Circle and Agent Y, the rogue CIA assassin who hunts them.” [$2.99]

Doctor Who Classics #1 – A new monthly title of classic Doctor Who stories?  Bloody brilliant!  The first tale involves the Fourth Doctor.

Red Sonja #28 – “Sonja and her companions race to raise an army to face the greatest evil the world has ever known!”  Available in four variant issues and a special foil edition. [$2.99]

Special Forces #2 (of 6) – “Characters die in gruesome ways, and it’s just the basic training issue!” [$2.99]


The Legion of Super-Heroes: An Eye for an Eye – The first six issues of the 80’s series featuring the heroes of the 31st century are collected in this trade paperback. [$17.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Rawhide Kid Vol. 2 – A second hardcover Marvel Masterworks collection of Johnny Bart‘s western adventures features Mister Lightning, the Barker Brothers, Jasper Jelko, and Jesse James. [$54.99]

Rex Mundi Volume 4: Crown and Sword – The first five issues of the Dark Horse run are collected as Sauniere searches for the Holy Grail in a Europe controlled by the Catholic Church who will do anything to make sure it stays hidden.  Check out the free preview. [$16.95]

The Savage Sword of Conan: Volume One – For the first time ever the 1970’s stories by Roy Thomas are collected from the beginning in a series of omnibus volumes.  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

The Spectre: Tales of the Unexpected – The recent eight-part mini-series centering around the new Spectre is collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Tales of the Multiverse: Batman – Vampire – The new trade paperback collects the three Elseworld tales featuring Batman and Dracula: Red Rain, Bloodstorm, and Crimson Mist. [$19.99]

Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol. 9: Silver Surfer – Issues #42-46 collecting the first appearance of the Ultimate Silver Surfer are collected in this new trade paperback. [$13.99]

The Walking Dead, Book 3 – Another 12 issues are collected in this latest hardcover volume. [$29.99]

Wonder Woman: Amazons Attack – In case you were too caught up with Sinestro Corps War and World War Hulk, DC is releasing this trade paperback of the six-issue mini-series Amazons Attack featuring the Amazon invasion of America. [$24.99]

X-Factor: Heart of Ice (Premiere) – Issues #18-24 are collected in this premiere hardcover as the team races to save Mutant Town from the siege. [$19.99]

X-Men: Marauders – Issues #200-204 are collected in this trade paperback featuring mutant guest-stars a’plenty. [$14.99]

X-Men: The Complete Onslaught Epic Vol. 1 – “It begins here!  The saga that literally re-made the Marvel Universe of the 1990’s is collected in chronological order across four volumes!”


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