Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on March 26, 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, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Devil’s Due Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman Confidential, Blue Beetle, Drafted, Drain, Green Lantern, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, the final issues of The Authority: Prime, Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash, Sorrow, and the first issues of Army of Darkness/Xena: Why Not?, The Secret History of the Authority: Jack Hawkmoor, Star Trek: New Frontier, Transhuman and Wolverine: First Class.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Apocalypse Nerd, Ghost Rider: Trail of Tears, The Last Winter, Marvel Fanfare Vol. 1, Nightwing: The Lost Year, Showcase Presents: Booster Gold Vol. 1, Spider-Man: One More Day, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #65

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


Batman Confidential #15 – Why has the Wraith returned?  And what does it have to do with Nightwing? [$2.99]

Blue Beetle #25 – “Beetle fights for control of the Scarab in a spectacular last stand against the Reach — and the World’s Greatest Heroes have his back!” [$2.99]

Countdown to Adventure #8 (of 8) – The mini-series concludes! [$3.99]

Green Lantern #29 – The death of Abin Sur and the origin of the greatest Green Lantern, Hal Jordan, is retold here. [$2.99]

The Spirit #15 -The Spirit tracks a diamond smuggling ring to…a beauty pageant? [$2.99]


Ms. Marvel #25 – The super-sized 25th issue is a Secret Invasion crossover. [$3.99]

She-Hulk #27 –  “She-Hulk’s quest to re-discover her inner hero takes her back to her old law firm and back to face Tony Stark.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Ultimate Fantastic Four #52 – Is that Thanos?  Is he holding the Cosmic Cube?  Oh shit!  Been nice knowing you. [$2.99]

Wolverine: First Class #1 – Shortly after joining the team Wolverine is paired with Kitty Pryde for an important mission.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

X-Men: Legacy #209 – Professor X is knocked out and Magneto is depowered, who wants to bet that they still won’t get along?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


The Authority: Prime #6 (of 6) – The mini-series concludes with one last surprise from the ashes of Henry Bendix’s bunker.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash # (of 6) – It all ends here! [$2.99]

Loveless #23 – “In this issue, which takes place at the turn of the century, we check in with Jasper, the once gangly kid and object of Wes Cutter’s ridicule, now one of the few remaining witnesses to the rise and fall of the town of Blackwater.” [$2.99]

The Secret History of the Authority: Jack Hawksmoor #1 (of 6) – The new new mini-series takes place before Jack Hawksmoor joined StormWatch.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Speak of the Devil #5 (of 6) – The trio continue their murder spree across America, but what happens when one wants to go home?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


Drain #6 – Chinatsu returns to Japan to confront her past. [$2.99]

Sorrow #4 (of 4) – As the mini-series concludes Danni prepares to replace her soul. [$2.99]

Speed Racer: Chronicles of the Racer #3 (of 4) – A former racer, Reed Saber, takes on a pirate king in the latest issue of the mini-series. [$3.99]

Star Trek: New Frontier #1 (of 5) – The new five-issue mini-series by Peter David begins with the theft of an experimental time ship.  Captain Mackenzie Calhoun and the crew of USS Excalibur are sent to save the day. [$3.99]

Transhuman #1 (of 4) – “A story that covers the discovery of superhuman genetic engineering, the companies built on the back of that discovery and the marketing war to bring it into each and every one of our homes.” [$3.50]


Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters #2 – Hamsters, Genghis Khan, huns, monks, and ninjas!  What more do you want?  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.50]

Army of Darkness/Xena: Why Not? #1 (of 4) – A four-issue mini-series featuring Ash and the Warrior Princess?  Why not? [$3.50]

Battlestar Galactica: Origins #4 – “Events continue to spiral beyond the good doctor’s control as the Cylons move their ultimate plan to deadly action!”  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]

Drafted #6 – “Families have been torn asunder; communities shattered.  With mankind in the grip of fear, the spiritual leaders known as the Sons of Abraham have risen to prominence, preaching brotherhood and hope.  But not everyone shares their vision of a united humanity…” [$3.50]

Terminator 2: Infinity #7 – The conclusion of the four-part Painkiller Jane crossover.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]


Apocalypse Nerd – A tale of two campers caught in the post-apocalyptic Northwest.  Check out the free preview. [$13.95]

Conan Volume 5: Rogues in the House – The classic story “Rogues in the House” is updated here by Timothy Truman.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Essential Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe – Master Edition Vol. 1 – Need to know who’s who in the Marvel Universe?  Check out the first 36 issues collected here. [$16.99]

The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch – From Neil Gaiman comes this tale of the mysterious abduction of Miss Finch.  The short story is adapted into comic for for the first time here.  Check out the free preview. [$13.95]

Ghost Rider: Trail of Tears – The prequel story arc to “Road to Damnation” is collected here. [$14.99]

Iron Man vs. Doctor Doom: Doomquest (Premiere) – Iron Man takes on Victor von Doom in Camelot in this premiere hardcover collection. [$19.99]

Jack Kirby’s Fourth World Omnibus Vol. 4 – The final volume of Jack Kirby‘s work from the series. [$49.99]

The Last Winter – An oil company’s attempts to drill in Alaska lead to fear and death in this b&w trade paperback.  Based on the film. [$12.99]

The Lone Ranger: Now and Forever – The first six issues of Dynamite Entertainment’s relaunch of the classic hero are collected in this new hardcover. [$24.99]

Marvel Fanfare Vol. 1 – The first seven issues are collected her including Spidey and the X-Men in the Savage Land, Mr. Fantastic vs. Annihilus, and X-Mas with Daredevil. [$24.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish Vol. 2 – More classic tales are collected here in this second hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume.  For more click here. [$59.99]

Nightwing: The Lost Year – What happened between the time Dick Grayson stopped being Batman’s partner and joined the Teen Titans?  Find out here. [$14.99]

Punisher Max Volume 9: Long Cold Dark – Barracuda returns to push Frank Castle over the edge in this trade paperback collection of issues #50-51. [$15.99]

Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword Volume IV: Animals & More – Issues #19-24, featuring Sonja and her companions adventures on the other side of the world, are collected in this latest hardcover volume. [$24.99]

Showcase Presents: Booster Gold Vol. 1 – All 25 issues of Booster’s original run are collected here in this b&w Showcase Presents collection. [$16.99]

Spider-Man: One More Day (Premiere)One More Day, the latest event to screw-up Peter Parker’s life and try to completely restructure the book, is collected here. [$19.99]

Star Wars: Legacy Volume Two – Shards – “Discover how the Empire joined forces with the Sith to defeat the Galactic Alliance in the war to dominate the galaxy-only to have Darth Krayt and his legion of followers usurp ultimate power for themselves!”  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

Star Wars: Rebellion Volume 2 – The Ahakista Gambit – An Imperial agent who has been giving intelligence to the Rebellion is forced to betray the rebels, or suffer the consequences.  Did I mention they planted a bomb inside his skull?  Ouch!  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

The Terminator Omnibus Volume 2 – A second volume of Terminator tales are collected in this volume.  Check uot the free preview. [$24.95]


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