Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on March 5, 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, IDW Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes BtVS Season 8, Dynamo 5, Green Lantern, Midnighter, Moon Knight, Nightwing, The Ride: Die Valkyrie, Savage Tales,  and the first issues of Cable, Logan and Young Liars.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Aliens Omnibus Volume 3, Cable Classic Vol. 1, The Highwaymen, Iron Man: Demon in a Bottle, newuniversal: Everything Went White, Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 6, Ultimate Power, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #62

(Check out our variant cover for this issue!)

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


Countdown to Adventure #7 (of 8) – “Strange, Starfire and Animal Man have been reunited, but will their combined powers be enough to stop the Lady Styx virus that has infected the planet Rann?” [$3.99]

Green Lantern #28 – The trail of the Lost Lantern ends and Hal reveals the truth of Blackest Night. [$2.99]

Justice League Unlimited #43 – Booster Gold and the Blue Beetle dream of becoming part of the League in this untold adventure from Keith Giffen. [$2.25]

Justice League: The New Frontier Special – To help promote the release of the new film on DVD (read our review) Darwyn Cooke gives us new untold stories including Faraday’s obsession of ridding the world of super-heroes, Superman’s confrontation with Batman, and more.  Download a free mini-poster. [$4.99]

Nightwing #142 – Someone has stolen the body of the KGBeast, but why?  And where does Talia fit in? [$2.99]


Cable #1 – The X-Man from the future gets a new series.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Logan #1 (of 3) – Wolverine returns to settle an old score buried deep in his past in this new three-issue mini-series from Brian K. Vaughan and Eduardo Risso.  Also available in a b&w variant edition.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Moon Knight #16 – “Carson Knowles knows a thing or two about self-restraint himself, but he’s just snapped.  The genie is out of the bottle – and it’s ugly.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Secret Invasion Saga #1 – Marvel’s big event of 2008 begins here. [FREE]

Uncanny X-Men #496 – Cyclops, Emma Frost, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Wolverine…and 1960’s San Fransisco?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #12Drew Goddard begins the new four-issue arc “Wolves at the Gate” as the Scoobies travel to Japan.  Also available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Midnighter #17 – A genetically engineered assassin with the ability to mimic the abilities of the Authority comes up against Midnighter – and wins!  Download a sneak peek. [$2.99]

The New Dynamix #1 (of 5) – Where are all the heroes?  Love Rocket is trying to save the world, but when her partner puts a child’s life in danger an old hero will lead a return to action.  Download a sneak peek. [$2.99]

The Vinyl Underground #6 – “The UK’s hottest occult detectives continue their solving spree with a gruesome discovery in a cemetery.” [$2.99]

Young Liars #1 – The new series from David Lapham centers around a habitual liar and the girl of his dreams – an adrenaline junkie with a bullet in her brain.  Download the free mini-poster. [$2.99]


Dynamo 5 #11 – Dynamo 5 must deal with Maddie Warner, so who is going to save Slingshot? [$2.99]

Invincible Presents: Atom Eve #2 (of 2) – The two-part origin tale of Atom Eve continues. [$2.99]

Pax Romana #2 (of 4) – “The Emperor and his three sons fight for control of the Roman Empire with the time-traveling army from future.”  Check out the free preview. [$3.50]

The Ride: Die Valkyrie! #3 (of 3) – Laci is unleashed as the series concludes with a bang.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Speed Racer: Chronicles of the Racer #2 (of 4) – “In medieval England, inexperienced teenager Sprint Rackham must outrace a madman who’s kidnapped Lady Beatrix via his giant mechanical dragon.” [$3.99]


Army of Darkness: Long Road Home #7 (of 8) – Ash attempts to save Sheila.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]

The Boys #16 – “Butcher and Mother’s Milk enjoy a joke – a very practical joke – at the Seven’s expense.” [$2.99]

New Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero #6 (of 12) – Adama faces the consequences of his actions when he is called before the Colonial Admirals.  Available in four variant covers. [$2.99]

Pogrom #1 (of 7) – “Is a man consumed by pure evil capable of redemption? Forged in the fires of sin, a dead torturer is reborn as POGROM, a specter hell-bent upon reclaiming his lost human senses.” [$5.50]

Savage Tales #6 – New tales including the 12 Tasks of Hercules, part 2 of Red Sonja vs. Thulsa Doom, and the conclusions of “Sellsword” and “The Ripper.”  Available in two variant covers. [$4.99]


Aliens Omnibus Volume 3 – This third collected volume of of Alien stories includes “Rogue,” “Labyrinth,” and “Salvation.”  Check out the free preview. [$24.99]

Cable Classic Vol. 1 – Cable’s first adventures from the early 1990’s are collected in this new trade paperback featuring the Mutant Liberation Front, Stryfe, Six Pack, Clan Chosen, New Mutants, Warriors Three, and more. [$29.99]

Fables: 1,001 Nights of Snowfall – A new trade paperback version of graphic novel set in the early days of Fabletown. [$14.99]

The Highwaymen – The recent five-issue mini-series is collected here. [$17.99]

Iron Man: Demon in a Bottle (Premiere) – Iron Man takes on Justin Hammer, and fights his alcoholism, in this premiere hardcover collection of issues #120-128. [$24.99]

Ms. Marvel Vol. 4: Monster Smash (Premiere) – Issues #18-24 are collected in this premiere hardcover edition featuring the Initiative, Machine Man, Sleepwalker, and Monster Island. [$19.99]

newuniversal: Everything Went White – The trade paperback collection of Warren Ellis’ reworking of New Universe is now available in trade paperback.  Read our review of the hardcover. [$14.99]

Red Prophet: The Tales of Alvin Maker Vol. 2 – The second six issues of Orson Scott Card‘s adaptation of his novel are collected in this hardcover volume.

Spider-Man, Peter Parker: Back in Black – Spidey’s recent return to the black costume is chronicled here along with appearances by Venom, Mister Hyde, Spider-Man impostors, and more. [$24.99]

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 6 – More adventures from the 1980’s in this latest trade paperback volume. [$19.99]

Ultimate Power – When Reed Richards opens a door to another reality the Squadron Supreme show up to arrest him for crimes against humanity! [$34.99]

Wonder Woman: Who Is Wonder Woman? – The first four issues of the recent relaunch are collected here as Diana Prince begins her role as an agent for the Department of Metahuman Affairs. [$19.99]

X-Men vs. Apocalypse Vol. 1: The TwelveApocalypse sets out to capture the world’s 12 most powerful mutants and use their power to become omnipotent in this trade paperback collection. [$29.99]


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