Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on May 14, 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, Virgin, Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Devil’s Due Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Batman, Booster Gold, Casanova, The End League, Gen13, Ghost Whisperer, Serenity: Better Days, Zorro, and the first issues of Brothers in Arms, Captain Britain and MI: 13, The Huntress: Year One, The Lost Boys: Reign of Frogs, newuniversal: shockfront and Sky Doll.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Batman: The Resurrection of Ra’s al Ghul, Drafted Vol. 1, Green Lantern: No Fear, Hulk: WWH – X-Men, Psi-Force Classic Vol. 1, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #72

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


Bat Lash #6 (of 6) – The final issue of Bat Lash‘s origin tale. [$2.99]

Batman #676Batman R.I.P. begins here.  Download a free mini-poster. [$2.99]

Booster Gold #9 – It’s the Justice League International versus Maxwell Lord and his army of O.M.A.C.‘s. [$2.99]

Final Crisis: Sketchbook – “Featuring sketches and character designs by J.G. Jones and script notes and designs by Grant Morrison, this special issue will give readers a sneak preview of what to expect in Final Crisis.” [$2.99]

The Huntress: Year One #1 (of 6)The Huntress becomes the latest DC character to get the Year One treatment as her origin is retold in this six-issue mini-series. [$2.99]


Captain Britain and MI: 13 #1 – The Skrulls’ invasion hits England in this Secret Invasion tie-in.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

newuniversal: shockfront #1 – Season Two begins and the heroes are “about to discover that they’re not alone.”  Read our review of Season One. [$2.99]

Secret Invasion: Fantastic Four #1 – The Skrulls have replaced one member of the team and have now cut-off the Baxter Building by transporting it to the Negative Zone.  Also available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Sky Doll #1 – “The internationally acclaimed best-seller is now finally presented in English!  Meet Noa, a so-called Sky Doll; a life-like female android without rights, who exists only to serve the State’s needs and desires.”  Also available in a variant cover. [$5.99]

X-Men Origin: Colossus #1 – The origin of Colossus is presented in this new one-shot.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]


100 Bullets #91 – The manhunt is on for Pippen as the series counts down it’s final nine issues. [$2.99]

The End League #3 – “With half the team ensnared by The Smiling Man within the city of Loge, the mysterious man known as Black must choose between claiming the Hammer of Thor and rescuing his former teammates.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Gen13 #20 – The team confront I.O.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

The Lost Boys: Reign of Frogs #1 (of 4) – The new mini-series centers around vampire hunters Edgar and Alan Frog, filling in the gaps between the 1987 film and the upcoming sequel.  Download a free sneak peek. [$3.50]

Serenity: Better Days #3 – The conclusion of the three-issue mini-series.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]


Casanova #14 – “The second album of Casanova comes to an end and you absolutely won’t believe it.” [$1.99]

Death Grub #1 – “Every thousand years, the Death Grub comes to savage the land – and only one man can stop it!” [$2.99]

Ghost Whisperer #3 – Nothing will stop Krista from becoming the Homecoming Queen. [$3.99]

Screamland #3 (of 5) – You’ve heard of Comic Con, but have you ever heard of Bar Con? [$2.99]

Transhuman #2 (of 4) – The mini-series featuring rival companies creating enhanced humans continues. [$3.50]


Brothers in Arms #1 – Based on the video games from Ubisoft this new series follows WWII heroes in their battles.  Up first, Sgt. Matt Baker and his squad’s role in Operation Overlord.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.99]

Guy Ritchie’s Gamekeeper Series 2 #2 – Jonah’s wife and daughter prepare to share the Draganov Equation with the world. [$2.99]

G.I. Joe America’s Elite #35 – World War III continues with the Joes scattered across the world on four desperate missions and Cobra Commander on the verge of victory. [$3.50]

Sonic the Hedgehog #188 – It’s the Freedom Fighters to the rescue when Sonic is captured by the Destuctix. [$2.25]

Zorro #3Matt Wagner‘s Year One story arc continues with more scenes form Diego’s childhood and Zorro’s encounter with Gonzales.  Available in two variant covers and also available in a foil edition. [$3.50]


52 Aftermath: The Four Horsemen – The recent mini-series featuring Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman taking on the Four Horsemen of Apokolips is collected in this trade paperback. [$19.99]

Amazing Spider-Girl Vol. 3: Mind Games – Issues #13-18 are collected in this trade paperback featuring the Kingpin and the Hobgoblin. [$13.99]

Batman: The Joker’s Last Laugh – The 2001 mini-series featuring the Joker-ization of the DC Universe is collected in this trade paperback. [$17.99]

Batman: The Resurrection of Ra’s al Ghul – The return of the Demon’s Head featuring appearances by Damian, Talia, Robin and Nightwing, is collected in this new hardcover edition. [$29.99]

Booster Gold Vol. 1: 52 Pick-Up – The first six issues of Booster Gold’s new series as the greatest time traveling hero no one knows is collected in this hardcover edition. [$24.99]

B.P.R.D.: Killing Ground – The recent mini-series featuring a threat inside the B.P.R.D. and Daimio’s secret revealed is collected in this trade paperback.  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

Checkmate Vol. 3: The Fall of the Wall – Issues #16-22 of the series are collected in this new trade paperback. [$14.99]

Drafted Vol. 1 – The first six issues, plus the special $.99 issue, are collected in this first trade paperback volume. [$18.99]

Golden Age Sheena: The Best of Queen of the Jungle – New trade paperback collection of classic Sheena adventures from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. [$18.99]

Green Lantern: No Fear – The first six issues of Hal Jordan’s current run as Green Lantern are collected in this trade paperback. [$12.99]

Hulk: WWH – Gamma Corps – Collecting the World War Hulk crossover where General Ryker sends a team of gamma radiated super-freaks after the Hulk. [$10.99]

Hulk: WWH – X-Men – Iron Man is missing and it’s up to Ant Man and the X-Men to stop the Hulk’s rampage. [$24.99]

Iron Man and Power Pack: Armored and Dangerous – The super-powered kids team with Iron Man in this trade paperback collecting the four-issue mini-series. [$7.99]

John Woo’s Seven Brothers Vol. 1: Sons of Heaven, Sons of HellJohn Woo and Garth Enis present a tale of an ancient Chinese prophecy and seven men who must save the world. [$14.99]

New X-Men by Grant Morrison Ultimate Collection Book 1 – The beginning of Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men is collected in the first of three trade paperbacks. [$34.99]

Psi-Force Classic Vol. 1 – Issues #1-9 of the New Universe team of paranormal teens known as Psi-Force is collected in this trade paperback. [$24.99]

PVP Vol. 5: PVP Treks On – Another volume collecting the popular web comic features sexual harassment training, a trip to England, and pregnancy. [$$14.99]

Tales of the Fear Agent – “The drunken exploits of alien exterminator Heath Huston during his first ten years in deep space.”  Check out the free preview. [$14.95]

Ultimate Hulk vs. Iron Man: Ultimate Human – The Ultimate line throw-down between Tony Stark and Bruce Banner is collected in this premiere hardcover. [$19.99]

Welcome to Tranquility Vol. 2 – Issues #7-12 of the adventures in the small town are collected in this second volume.  Download a free sneak peek. [$19.99]


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