Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on February 27, 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, and Image Comics.

This week includes Army@Love, The Authority: Prime, Batman, Captain America, Casanova, Hellblazer, Justice Society of America, Lazarus, Thor, the first issues of Kick-Ass, Project Superpowers, and Urban Monsters.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Birds of Prey: Dead of Winter, City of Others, Hazed, Hellblazer: Joyride, Infinite Crisis, Onslaught Reborn, Orson Scott Card’s Wyrms, Spawn Vol. 5, X-Men: Supernovas, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #61

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


All Star Batman and Robin, The Boy Wonder #9 – This series is still around?  Who knew?  Anyway, the latest issue has Green Lantern in it. [$2.99]

Batman #674 – The third and final replacement, Bat-Mite, and secrets revealed! [$2.99]

Crime Bible: The Five Lessons in Blood #5 (of 5) – The series concludes. [$2.99]

Justice Society of America #13 – “Thy Kingdom Come” continues as the identity of the Heartbreak Slayer will finally be revealed. [$2.99]

Teen Titans #56 – A new villain, a party, and more. [$2.99]


Captain America #35 – The Red Skull puts his plan into action.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Kick-Ass #1 – This new series from John Romita Jr. and Mark Millar promises a “comic that starts where other super hero books draw the line.” [$2.99]

Thor #6 – Thor has restored Asgard, but what is next for the God of Thunder?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Ultimate Spider-Man #119 – Ultimate Magneto, ‘nuff said.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

X-Men: First Class #9 – The Scarlet Witch chooses a new path.  Will she be a hero, or possibly an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.? [$2.99]


Army@Love #12 – The end…of season one.  Here’s your last chance for a new issue for a few months as the series goes on hiatus. [$2.99]

The Authority #5 (of 6) – Just what have StormWatch and the Authority uncovered in Henry Bendix‘s bunker?  And what does it mean for the world? [$2.99]

Dead Rider #2 – “The gunslinger named Cobra has searched high and low for the one known as The Dead Rider – and now he’s found him.” Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Deathblow #9 – The series concludes.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Hellblazer #241 – “As bloodthirsty war-mage Mako carves a bloody swath through London’s occult underworld, John Constantine tries to rally his former allies.” [$2.99]


Casanova #12 – “The girl with the most daddy issues in the world comes gunning for daddy’s secret spy moon base in a no-holds-barred bloodbath.” [$1.99]

Fallen Angel #24 – “As war continues to ravage Bete Noire, and with Jude the Magistrate taken captive, the Fallen Angel races the clock to try and find her missing son before the power of Bete Noire is usurped.” [$3.99]

Lazarus #3 (of 3) – Lazarus confronts the mad who made him immortal in the mini-series final issue.  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

Project Superpowers #1 of 6 – The new mini-series from Alex Ross and Jim Krueger begins here with a 40-page issue containing character designs and more!  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]

Urban Monsters #1 – Four monsters set out on a road trip from New York to California in this new series from Will Wilson and Joanne Moore.  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]


All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Z to Z Vol. 1 (Premiere) – A new updated version of the Official Handbook begins with this first volume featuring Bishop, the Age of Apocalypse, Beta Ray Bill, the Black Knight, and more. [$24.99]

Birds of Prey: Dead of WinterSpy Smasher tries to take down Oracle as the team deals with the Secret Six. [$17.99]

Blue Beetle Vol. 3: Reach for the Stars – Issues #13-18 of the new Beetle’s adventures are collected here. [$14.99]

City of Others – A remorseless killer comes face-to-face with victims who won’t die in this trade paperback collection of Steve Niles’ series.  Check out the free preview. [$14.95]

Franklin Richards: Collected Chaos – The recent one-shots featuring the misadventures of the son of Mr. Fantastic are collected here. [$8.99]

The Goon: Fancy Pants Volume 2 – The Rise and Fall of the Diabolical Dr. Alloy – This new hardcover collects the rise and fall of Dr. Hieronymous Alloy.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Hazed – A dark comedy about the troubles of three young girls and sorority life.  Check out the free preview. [$14.99]

Hellblazer: Joyride – Issues #230-237 are collected in this trade paperback as Constatine discovers a supernatural cause for the violence in Hunger Hill.  Download a free mini-poster. [$14.99]

Infinite Crisis – The seven issue follow-up to Crisis on Infinite Earths and prelude to Final Crisis is collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

Krash Bastards – The Manga adventure from Joe Casey is collected in this first volume.  Check out the free preview. [$9.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Vol. 2 – More Golden Age adventures are collected in this second hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume.  For more click here. [$]

Onslaught Reborn – The recent mini-series featuring the return of Onslaught is collected in this new hardcover. [$19.99]

Orson Scott Card’s WyrmsOrson Scott Card‘s comic adaptation of his novel featuring a world settled by humans from a crashed spacecraft is collected in this trade paperback. [$14.99]

The Savage Sword of Conan Volume 2 – Another volume of Conan adventures from the 1970’s is collected in this latest volume. [$17.95]

Shanna the She Devil: Survival of the Fittest – The recent series featuring Shanna, pirates, and tons o’ monsters is collected in this trade paperback.  Check out the free preview. [$10.99]

Showcase Presents: Superman Family Vol. 2 – Jimmy and Lois are the focus of this latest b&w Showcase Presents volume. [$16.99]

Spawn, Vol. 5 – Issues #76-96 are collected in this latest trade paperback. [$29.99]

Superman: Camelot Falls Vol. 2 – Superman battles Arion of Atlantis. [$19.99]

X-Men: Supernovas – Issues #188-199 are collected in this new trade paperback featuring Sabertooth and the Children of the Vault. [$29.99]


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