Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on May 21, 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 Dark Ivory, DC/WildStorm: Dreamwar, Grendel: Behold the Devil, Loveless, Mighty Avengers, Robin, X-Men: Divided We Stand, and the first issues of Bomb Queen V, Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow, DC Special: Cyborg, Invincible Universe Primer, and Star Trek: Assignment Earth.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Batman vs. Two-Face, Hellboy: The Companion, Hulk: WWH – Incredible Herc, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Savage Sword of Conan Vol. 3, Superman: Escape from Bizarro World, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #73

Check out our variant cover for this issue.

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


DC Special: Cyborg #1 (of 6) – The Titan earns his own six-issue mini-series. [$2.99]

DC/WildStorm: Dreamwar #2 (of 6) – The crossover continues.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

The Flash #240 – The Flash takes on Gorilla Grodd. [$2.99]

Robin #174 – The identity of Spoiler is revealed. [$2.99]

The Spirit #17 – Ellen Dolan’s plans for The Spirit are derailed by a mystery aboard the luxury yacht. [$2.99]


Amazing Spider-Man #560 – “Are Pete’s paparazzi pics inspiring a super celebrity stalker?  Is he responsible for all of her grisly acts?” [$2.99]

Incredible Hercules #117 – The Hulk puts together his own team to take on the Skrulls.  Meet the God Squad.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. #29 – Tony Stark’s past comes back to bite him in the ass.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Mighty Avengers #14 – New characters, new revelations, and Nick Fury puts his plan to stop the Skrulls invasion into action.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

X-Men: Divided We Stand #2 – More short stories following the fates of former X-Men.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]


Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow #1 (of 6) – An average high school senior discovers new found power, which may or may not have to do with an alien invasion of Earth, in this new six-issue mini-series from B. Clay Moore and Carlo Barberi.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

Grendel: Behold the Devil #7 (of 8) – Grendel has caught his pursuer, but what does he do now?  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull #1 (of 2) – The first half of the two-part comic adaptation of the new film hits comic shops on Thursday to coincide with the movie’s release.  Also available in a variant cover. [$5.99]

Loveless #24 – Foley is released from prison, but does he still hold a grudge? [$2.99]

Scalped #17 – “Dash Bad Horse finally comes face to face with the murderer Diesel, and the results are devastating for everyone involved.” [$2.99]


Bomb Queen V #1 (of 6) – In this new six-issue mini-series Bomb Queen is framed for murder in a small town. [$3.50]

Dark Ivory #2 (of 4) – Ivory explores the underground nightclub world of New York City. [$2.99]

Dynamo 5 #13 – “The members of Dynamo 5 have to deal with betrayal from within, following the shocking revelations of last issue.” [$3.50]

Invincible Universe Primer #1 – The first issues of Invincible, Brit, and The Astounding Wolf-Man are collected in this single 80-page issue! [$5.99]

Star Trek – Assignment: Earth #1 – 40 years after “Assignment Earth” introduced the character of Gary Seven, John Byrne and IDW Publishing bring George Roddenbery’s original sequel idea to light. [$3.99]


Batman vs. Two-Face – This trade paperback collects some of Batman’s most memorable battles against Two-Face over the years. [$19.99]

Conan Vol. 0: Born on the BattlefieldKurt Busiek and Greg Ruth’s retelling of Conan’s origins are collected in this hardcover volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Hellboy II: The Art of the Movie – From eary sketches to final props this hardcover collects a look at the new film including a complete screenplay and story boards.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Hellboy: The Companion – A definitive guide to the Hellboy universe.  Check out the free preview. [$14.95]

Hulk: WWH – Incredible Herc – Hercules battles the Hulk in this trade paperback collecting tie-in issues to the World War Hulk series. [$14.99]

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – If you don’t want to pick-up the first issue this week and wait for the second next week, you can simply grab this trade paperback including the full comic adaptation of the new film.  Available Thursday. [$12.95]

Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor Vol. 7 – More classic Thor tales are collected in this hardcover Marvel Masterworks volume.  For more click here.

The Savage Sword of Coanan Vol. 3 – The omnibus collection of Conan’s early adventers continues to be collected in this latest volume.  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

Showcase Presents: Green Lantern Vol. 3 – Another b&w Showcase Presents volume of classic Silver Age Green Lantern tales is collected in this volume. [$16.99]

Spider-Man: Brand New Day Vol. 1 (Premiere) – The first volume of the recent ill-conceived relaunch of the Web-crawler without Mary Jane (again!) is collected in this premiere hardcover volume. [$24.99]

Star Wars: Clone Wars Photo Comic – The animated series is adapted into a manga-style volume.  Check out the free preview. [$9.95]

Superman: Escape from Bizarro World – The hardcover collects the three-part story in which Superman travels to Bizarro World. [$24.99]

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