Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on June 25, 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 Alethia, Conan the Cimmerian, Final Crisis, Green Lantern, Hulk, The Man with No Name, The Programme, Sonic, Superman, Wolverine: Origins, and the first issues of Madame Xanadu, Thor: Ages of Thunder – Reign of Blood, and Vix.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, Demo, Horror Book Vol. 1, Indiana Jones Omnibus Vol. 2, Loaded Bible: Book One, Marvel Atlas, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #76

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


Batman: Gotham After Midnight #2 (of 12) – Batman has been ambushed, but what is the monster behind the scenes planning for at midnight? [$2.99]

Final Crisis #2 (of 7) – DC’s big event kicks into high gear as Mister Miracle takes on the offspring of the the Anti-Life Equation, Libra leads the villains down a dangerous path, Batman takes on the Fallen of Apokolips, Earth’s heroes mourn one of their oldest allies, and a spectacular return from the dead. [$3.99]

Green Lantern #32Sinestro arrives on Earth, and an experiment gone wrong creates on of Green Lantern’s deadliest adversaries. [$2.99]

The Huntress: Year One #4 (of 6) – Helena returns to Gotham and meets Bruce Wayne for the first time. [$2.99]

Superman #677James Robinson starts his run with the introduction of a new villain and a guest appearance by Green Lantern. [$2.99]


Hulk #4 – Red Hulk vs. Green Hulk, ‘nuff said. [$2.99]

Mighty Avengers #15 – How one of the major players of Secret Invasion was replaced by a Skrull is revealed here.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Thor: Ages of Thunder – Reign of Blood #1 – The new series deals with the return of Asgard and its consequences to the Marvel Universe.  Check out the free preview. [$3.99]

Wolverine: Origins #26 – The origins of Wolverine’s son Daken are revealed. [$2.99]

Young Avengers Presents #6Kate Bishop meets Clint Barton. [$2.99]


B.P.R.D.: The Ectoplasmic Man – The origin of of Johann Kraus, the Ectoplasmic Man, is told in this special one-shot tie-in to the new summer film.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Conan the Cimmerian #0 – Conan returns to the frontiers of Cimmeria where he was born.  Check out the free preview. [$.99]

Jack of Fables #23 – A mysterious unarmed sheriff starts out on the trail of the unstoppable Jack Candle Gang. [$2.99]

Madame Xandadu #1 – From Matt Wagner and Amy Reeder comes tis new fantasy epic centering around a fortuneteller who has the power to change the course of human events.  Download a free sneak peek.  Download the mini-poster. [$2.99]

The Programme #12 (of 12) – “The earth-shaking conclusion to the acclaimed mini-series!  Can Max unite America and overcome the Russian Dolls once and for all?”  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]


‘76 #4 (of 8) – Bobby Howler confronts Gil Gun as Jackie and Macurs revisit their past. [$2.99]

Aletheia #2 (of 3) – Alethia is transformed into a Medusa. [$3.50]

Ashley Wood’s D’Airain Adventure #3 – D’Airain returns from vacation. [$4.99]

Proof #9 – The new stand-alone issue gets you caught up on Proof’s story so far. [$2.99]

Vix #1 (of 3) – Vix is your average smart, pretty, young girl, but she’s haunted by nightmares of horrible events which never happened.  And who is in the shadows watching her, and what do they want? [$3.50]


Beyond #2 – After his wife goes missing on a trip to India, Michael must confront new and different realities to find her, and himself. [$2.99]

The Man With No Name #2 – On his way to the mission Blondie encounters some Condederate deserters.  Boy, did they pick the wrong traveler to mess with! [$3.50]

Project Superpowers #4 (of 7) – The latest series from the mind of Alex Ross focuses on the Flame and Hydro. [$2.99]

Sonic X #34 – Sonic and Tails try to stop Eggman from stealing the top prize at a charity auction. [$2.25]

Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons #3 – “A mysterious and dangerous errand takes the Sage of Shadowdale and the lovely Storm Silverhand to a gathering of the Forgotten Realms’ mightiest wizards.”  Also available in a variant cover. [$5.50]


All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder Vol. 1 – Issues #1-9 of the retelling of Dick Grayson’s origins by Frank Miller are collected in this new hardcover volume. [$24.99]

Batman: Jekyll and Hyde – The six-issue mini-series featuring Two-Face is collected in this new trade paperback. [$14.99]

Captain America: The Chosen (Premiere) – The six-issue mini-series is collected in this hardcover premiere edition.

Demo – The complete twelve-issue Eisner-nominate mini-series from Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan centered around the conflicted tales of teens in today’s world is collected in this new trade paperback. [$19.99]

Ex Machina Deluxe Edition Vol. 1 – The first 11 issues of the series are collected in this special edition hardcover along with bonus features. [$29.99]

Green Lantern: Tales of the Sinestro Corps – Tie-in issues and back-up stories to the villains who joined Sinestro’s ranks for the Sinestro Corps War are collected in this hardcover volume. [$29.99]

Horror Book Vol. 1 – A collection of horror tales include Vietnamese zombies loose in the jungle and Dr. Frankenstein’s army of the undead. [$14.99]

House of M: Avengers – Collects the five-iisue House of M tie-in series. [$13.99]

Indiana Jones Omnibus Vol. 2 – More of Dr. Jones comic adventures are collected in this second omnibus volume including Indiana Jones and the Golden Fleece, Indian Jones and the Shrine of the Sea Devil, Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix, Indiana Jones and the Spear of Destiny, and Indiana Jones and the Sargosso Pirates.  Check out the free preview.  For more info check out our post on Indy Comics. [$24.95]

Jack of Fables Vol. 3: The Bad Prince – Issues #12-16 are collected in this new trade paperback volume including the dope on Jack’s past relationship with the Snow Queen. [$14.99]

Loaded Bible: Book One – In a post apocalyptic future the New Vatican turns to a clone of Jesus Christ to save them from vampires. The three 44-page one-shots are collected in this new trade paperback volume complete with extras. [$16.99]

Marvel Atlas – A complete guide to all the corners of the Marvel Universe. [$14.99]

Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense Vol. 2 – Another hardcover Marvel Masterworks collection of classic tales.  For more click here. [$59.99]

Marvels (Premiere) – The mini-series from Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross is collected in this new hardcover premiere edtion.  Also available in a variant edition. [$24.99]

Star Wars: Legacy Vol. 3 – Issues #14-19 of the series, featuring Cade Skywalker‘s capture by the Sith, are collected in this latest trade paperback volume.  Check out the free preview. [$17.95]

Superman: Camelot Falls Vol. 1 – Collecting issues #654-658 of Superman. [$12.99]

Tangent Comics Vol. 3 – Another trade paperback collection of adventures from the Tangent Universe. [$19.99]


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