Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on February 20, 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, Devil’s Due Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman and the Outsiders, Battlestar Galactica: Origins, Drafted, Ex Machina, Invincible, Iron Man, Loveless, The Order, PVP, Robin, The Spirit, the first issue of Zorro, and the final issues of Terror, Inc and The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Catwoman: Catwoman’s Dead, Gen13: Road Trip, Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War Vol. 1, Lions, Tigers & Bears Vol. 2, The Order Vol. 1: The Next Right Thing, Predator Omnibus Volume 2, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #60

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

Batman and the Outsiders #4 – The newest member of the Outsiders is…Oliver Queen? [$2.99]

Death of the New Gods #6 (of 8) – “Orion recognizes the New Gods’ killer — as he stares into the face of death himself!” [$3.50]

Justice League of America #18 – The JLA vs. The Suicide Squad. [$2.99]

Robin #171 – “Violet’s shady spoils are piling up as fast as Robin’s girl troubles…and he’s dealing with some spoils of his own.” [$2.99]

The Spirit #14 – “A string of killings is plaguing Central City…and the Spirit – with Commissioner Dolan – is on the case!” [$2.99]

Iron Man #26 – Shell Head vs. the Mandarin, ‘nuff said. [$2.99]

The Order #8 – Two members are lost in the desert and another has been kidnapped; where will things go from here? [$2.99]

Terror, Inc #5 (of 5) – The series comes to what is promised to be a “messy” end. [$3.99]

Ultimate Human #2 – The throw-down between Iron Man and the Hulk continues. [$2.99]

Ultimate X-Men #91 – A new figure appears in the Ultimate Universe, but with a name like Apocalypse I’m guessing he’s not friendly no matter which reality he shows up in. [$2.99]

Ex Machina #34 – “In the comics, Batman’s closest ally is Commissioner Gordon, but in the real world, the vigilante known as The Great Machine finds that his relationship with law enforcement is much more complicated.” [$2.99]

Grendel: Behold the Devil #4 (of 8) – The mini-series reaches the half-way point, but when will Grendel’s hunter reveal himself?  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Loveless #22 – “The year is 1927. In the hills and back roads of Missouri, two fugitives are about to experience how little times change, as they come across secrets from a not too distant past, and a local legend guarding them closely.” [$2.99]

Star Wars: Legacy #20 – “For seven years, outlaw Admiral Gar Stazi has led the remains of the Galactic Alliance in hit-and-run operations against the Sith-led Empire.  When word reaches him of a nearly completed, top-secret Imperial construction, he gambles his entire fleet to seize the project and turn the tide of war against the Sith!”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite #6 – The series concludes as the team struggles to prevent the destruction of the world by one of their own.  Check out the free preview.  [$2.99]

Invincible #48 – Doc Seismic returns. [$2.99]

Loaded Bible 3: Communion – The adventures of Jesus, vampires and clones continues in this latest one-shot as our savior tires to help Sistine Centuria save the “Mother of All Vampires” from execution.  Check out the free preview. [$4.99]

The Perhapanauts Annual #1 – The Perhapanauts return to comics in this new annual which will set up the all-new series beginning in April. [$3.50]

PVP #38 – “Who is Sam and what secrets will she reveal about Jade’s checkered past?  It all leads up to the GREAT PVP CAPER!”  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Youngblood #2 – The team takes on Mayhem, Inc. in Vegas. [$2.99]

Battlestar Galactica: Origins #3 – “Events continue to spiral beyond the good doctor’s control as the Cylons move their ultimate plan to deadly action!”  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.50]

Drafted #5 – Like in Berlin another unsettling discovery is made in Ottawa. [$3.50]

Hack/Slash #9 – “Cassie finally comes face-to-face with the slasher that’s killing nubile college girls, and it’s a real beauty!”  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.50]

Red Sonja #30 – Red Sonja’s going straight to Hades.  Well, it is a Ron Marz written series now, so I expect Sonja to kill off all her friends and then some dumb blonde to show up, die her hair and take over the series (oh the humanity!).  Available in four variant covers. [$2.99]

Zorro #1Matt Wagner takes the helm for this new “year one” look at the classic hero created by Johnston McCulley almost 90 years ago in this new series from Dynamite.  Available in 3 variant covers. [$3.50]

Catwoman: Catwoman’s Dead – “With supervillains and the Gotham police hunting for both Selina and her replacement, Holly, drastic measures are needed!” [$14.99]

The Flash: Blood Will Run – The Scarlet Speedsters adventures from issues #170-176 are collected in this trade paperback. [$17.99]

Gen13: Road Trip – Issues #7-13 of the series are collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Green Lantern/Black Canary: The Wedding – The events leading up to and the wedding itself is collected in this new hardcover volume. [$24.99]

Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War Vol. 1 – The beginning of the Sinestro Corps War is collected in this first hardcover volume as the Green Lantern Corps stand against Sinestro’s army of fear. [$24.99]

Iron Man: The Many Armors of Iron Man – A reprinted look at the various armor used over the years by Tony Stark including the Stealth Armor and the Space Armor. [$24.99]

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Vol. 2 – “Joey and Courtney’s winter wonderland is shattered when the Big Cats of the Night Pride arrive with terrible news from the Stuffed Animal Kingdom.”  Check out the free preview. [$14.99]

The Loners: The Secret Lives of Super Heroes – The former Runaways live their lives and help others deal with life outside of spandex in the post-Civil War Marvel Universe in this trade paperback collecting the six-issue series. [$14.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Ant-Man/Giant-Man Vol. 2 – Henry Pym takes on Human Top, Porcupine, Attuma, and the Wrecker in this second hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume.  Learn more here. [$53.99]

Mixtape, Vol. 1: Food One/Jim Mahfood Art – Art from Jim Mahfood, including covers, sketches, pitches, animation and more, is collected in this hardcover volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.99]

The Order Vol. 1: The Next Right Thing – “A team of long-dormant Soviet super-weapons is awake, angry and heading straight at the heart of Los Angeles ready to finish World War III!” [$14.99]

Predator Omnibus Volume 2 – More stories featuring Predators are collected in this second omnibus volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Punisher Max Vol. 4 – “Man of Stone” and “Widowmaker” are collected in this trade paperback as Frank Castle takes on General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov and widows of mafia kingpins. [$29.99]

The Terminator Omnibus Volume 1 – This first volume collects early comics inspired by the film franchise.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Wolverine: Evolution – This trade paperback collects the latest battle between Wolverine and Sabertooth from Wolverine issues #50-55. [$14.99]

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