Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on April 23, 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, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman, Death of the New Gods, Dynam 5, Iron Man/Hulk Sampler, Northlanders, Robert E. Howard’s Conan: The Frazetta Cover Series, The Secret History of the Authority: Jack Hawksmoor, Spawn, The Spirit, Thor, and the first issue of Mack Bolan, the Executioner: The Devil’s Tools.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Avengers: Kree/Skull War, Daredevil: Hell to Pay, Dayan’s Collection Books: Dayan’s Birthday Vol. 1, Living with the Dead, Team Zero, X-Men: Emperor Vulcan, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #69

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


Batman #675 – The final issue leading into “Batman R.I.P.” [$2.99]

Death of the New Gods #8 (of 8) – The mini-series concludes. [$3.50]

Scooby-Doo #131 – In a special Earth Day tie-in Scooby and the gang hunt down Toxic Trolls. [$2.25]

Shadowpact #24 – With the help of heroes from the past and future the team tries to stop the Sun King. [$2.99]

The Spirit #16 – The Spirit tries to solve a murder on a movie set.  My bet – Michael Bay is somehow to blame. [$2.99]


Avengers/Invaders Sketchbook #1 – A free preview of the upcoming Avengers/Invaders series. [FREE]

Hulk vs. Hercules: When Titans Clash –  “BAH!  HULK NEED BIGGER BOOK!  HULK SMASH PUNY BEARD SKIRT MAN!”  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Iron Man/Hulk Sampler #1 – A free sample of the two heroes getting the big movie treatment this summer. [FREE]

Thor #8 – Thor faces a new unexpected danger.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

X-Men: First Class #11 – The X-Men meet Mysterio. [$2.99]


Northlanders #5 – Sven’s origins are revealed. [$2.99]

Number of the Beast #2 (of 8) – The Apocalypse continues.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Robert E. Howard’s Conan: The Frazetta Cover Series #2 (of 8) – Kurt Busiek’s adaptation of “The God in the Bowl” continues with Conan’s first encounter with Thoth-amon and giant snakes.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

The Secret History of the Authority: Jack Hawksmoor #2 (of 6) – “There’s a man lying dead in his San Francisco house, a mysterious woman with a tragic story, and Jack’s powers are on the fritz. When Jack goes looking for answers, things get explosive!”  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Supernatural: Rising Son #1 (of 6) – The new mini-series picks up several years after Supernatural: Origins as Dean and Sam joining their father hunting for vengeance.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]


Dynamo 5 #12 – “A group of Dynamo 5’s most powerful enemies has taken control of Tower City.  Now Dynamo 5 has to retake their city… starting with their own underwater headquarters!” [$2.99]

Dynamo 5 Annual #1 – The first annual collects untold tales from of the team, plus pin-up gallery. [$5.99]

Everybody’s Dead #2 – “How do you survive a statewide undead cannibal epidemic when you have no weapons, training, nor athletic abilities? Find the answers (and so much more) in the second issue.” [$3.99]

Mack Bolan, the Executioner: The Devil’s Tools #1 (of 5)Mack Bolan, The Executioner returns in this new five-issue mini-series written by Doug Wojtowicz. [$3.99]

Spawn #177 – The conclusion of “The Monster in the Bubble.” [$2.99]


Alien vs. Predator Volume 2: Civilized Beasts – In this second volume the colonists find themselves marooned on a planet in the middle of a battle between the Predators and the Aliens.  Check out the free preview. [$6.95]

Avengers: Kree/Skull War – The last big Marvel Skrull event, their war with the Kree, is collected here. [$24.99]

The Batman Chronicles Vol. 5 – The chronological collection of Batman’s adventures continues in this latest trade paperback. [$14.99]

Daredevil: Hell to Pay – Issues #100-105 are collected in this new trade paperback. [$15.99]

Dayan’s Collection Books: Dayan’s Birthday Vol. 1 – Dark Horse publishes the works of Akiko Ikeda in English for the first time in hardcover volumes.  Here Dayan the cat struggles with the meaning of a birthday.  Check out the free preview.  Also released today are Chibikuro Party Vol. 4, Thursday Rainy Party Vol. 2, and White Eurocka Vol. 3. [$9.95]

Deadpool Classic Vol. 1 – The early adventures of Deadpool are collected in this new trade paperback featuring appearances by the Juggernaut, the New Mutants, Banshee and more. [$29.99]

Deadpool vs. the Marvel Universe – Issues #43-50 of Cable & Deadpool are collected here including appearances by Captain America, Wolverine, Dr. Strange, Brother Voodoo, Ka-Zar, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, and more. [$24.99]

Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer – The recent mini-series is collected in this new deluxe hardcover volume. [$49.99]

The Invincible Iron Man Omnibus Vol. 1 – The early adventures of Iron Man from Tales of Suspense are collected in this oversized hardcover omnibus edition.  Also available in a variant cover and a movie cover.

Jonah Hex Vol. 4: Only the Good Die Young – Issues #19-24 are collected in this latest volume. [$12.99]

Justice Society of America Vol. 2: Thy Kingdom Come Part 1 – Issues #7-12 featuring the arrival of the Kingdom Come Superman and a new threat are collected here. [$19.99]

Living with the Dead – The recent mini-series featuring two friends and a lovely woman fighting to stay alive and safe from the zombie hordes after a global catastrophe is collected here.  Check out the free preview. [$9.95]

Team Zero – The six-issue mini-series set in WWII is collected in this trade paperback.  Download a free sneak peek. [$17.99]

X-Men: Emperor Vulcan – The five-issue mini-series dealing with the fallout of the Rise and Fall of the Shi-Ar Empire is collected in this trade paperback. [$13.99]


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