Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on July 9, 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 100 Bullets, Action Comics, Chuck, Detective Comics, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hack/Slash, I Kill Giants, New Exiles, Red Sonja, and the first issues of B.P.R.D.: The Warning, Captain America: White, and Transformers: All Hail Megatron.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Aliens Omnibus Vol. 4, Batman and Son, Badger Saves the World, Doctor Who Classics Vol. 1, Nova Vol. 2 Knowhere, Silver Surfer: Requiem, Teen Titans Spotlight: Wonder Girl, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #78

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

Action Comics #867Brainiac has returned to Earh, can Superman stop him?  I’m guessing yes. [$2.99]

Detective Comics #846Batman R.I.P. continues with the return of Hush. [$2.99]

Final Crisis: Requiem – The heroes of the DCU come to mourn the loss of J’onn J’onzz and fulfill his last wishes. [$3.99]

Green Arrow/Black Canary #10 – In this issue – Green Arrow, Black Canary, Speedy, Batman, the League of Assassins, and that’s just the beginning!

The Huntress: Year One #5 (of 6) – Seems Batman’s got something to say about the Huntress’ latest activities, and her recent partnership with Catwoman. [$2.99]

Captain America: White #1 (of 6)Tim Sale and Jeph Loeb reunite for another color-coded mini-series.  Boy, I can’t wait until they get too Kitty Pryde: Lavender and Punisher: Pink! [$3.99]

Guardians of the Galaxy #3 – First it was the reappearance of Vance Astro!  Now it’s the return of Starhawk! [$2.99]

Invincible Iron Man #3 – Iron Man takes steps to stop Zeke and Stane’s plans for revenge. [$2.99]

New Exiles #8 – The team is scattered on an Earth at war ruled by Napoleon’s armies. [$2.99]

Secret Invasion #4 – “The Skrulls have taken the Earth as part of their empire, the Avengers and Initiative are scattered…but there are two people who want some answers.  One has a hammer and one has a shield.” [$3.99]

100 Bullets #93 – “Young Pip’s life as a gangbanger takes a turn for the worse.” [$2.99]

B.P.R.D: The Warning #1 (of 5) – “The team rushes to track down the mysterious gentleman who’s been appearing in Liz’s visions, as a slew of old enemies—from frog creatures, to the Black Flame, to the last remnants of Hyperborea—menace the Bureau from all sides in a catastrophic escalation to Armageddon.”  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Chuck #2 (of 6) – The TV adaptation continues as Chuck and the team travel to Japan.  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

The Goon #26 – What is Labrazio?  The Goon plans to find out!  Also available in a variant cover.  Check out the free preview. [$2.99]

Number of the Beast #7 (of 8) – “As The Paladins clash with The Authority in the Nevada desert, a long-lost hero makes a stand against StormWatch to learn the truth behind the Number of the Beast program.”  Download a free sneak peek. [$2.99]

I Kill Giants #1 (of 7) – Barbara Thomas is either a troubled young girl with delusions of grandeur, or one scary fifth-grader.  Are her fantasies about killing giants with a Norse war hammer real or just figments of her imagination? [$2.99]

Shark-Man #3 – To stop the pirate raid Shark-Man must take on the dangerous Sea Witch. [$3.50]

Transformers: All Hail Megatron #1 – The unthinkable has happened, the Decepticons and Megatron have won.  What will happen to the Earth now? [$3.99]

Transformers: Movie Prequel – Saga of the All-Spark #1 (of 4) – This prequel takes a look back at the battle for the Allspark and how it eventually arrived on Earth. [$3.99]

WildGuard: Inisder #3 (of 3) – The final 16 Internet comic strips are collected in this final issue. [$3.50]

Army of Darkness/Xena: Why Not? #4 (of 4) – The crossover mini-series goes out with a bang.  Available in two variant covers. [$3.50]

Battlestar Galactica: Origins #7 – The prequel tale coninues with the early days of William Adama days before the first Cylon War. [$3.50]

Hack/Slash #13 – “Edgar Dill wants to cleanse women of their sins by sculpting their skin – when he meets Cassie,”  Also available in a variant cover. [$3.50]

Red Sonja #35 – The She-Devil returns from Hades reborn, but finds the world has changed in her absence.  Available in three variant covers and a foil cover. [$2.99]

Sonic the Hedgehog #190 – Sonic and the Freedom Fighters take on Scourge and the Suppression Squad. [$2.25]

Aliens Omnibus Volume 4 – 400 more pages of Alien stories are collected in this latest omnibus volume.  Check out the free preview. [$24.95]

Annihilation: Conquest Book 2 – Second hardcover volume collecting the Annihilation crossover from Annihilation Conquest – Wraith, Annihilation Conquest and Nova issues #4-7.

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 4: Unstoppable – This trade papeback collects the final story arc of Joss Whedon and John Cassaday from issues #19-25. [$19.99]

Batman and SonGrant Morrison re-introduces Damian, the son of Batman and Talia last seen in Batman: Son of the Demon, into current continuity in this trade paperback collection. [$14.99]

Badger Saves the WorldMike Baron’s hero returns in this trade paperback collecting the recent mini-series. [$19.99]

Chronicles of Conan Volume 15: The Corridor of Mullah-Kjar and Other Stories – Collects issues #116-121 of the series.  Check out the free preview. [$16.95]

Criminal Vol. 3: The Dead and the Dying – The third volume of Eisner Award winning noir series tells three interlocking tales set in the 1970’s. [$11.99]

Doctor Who Classics Vol. 1 – The first issues of the new ongoing series are collected here featuring the Fourth Doctor. [$19.99]

Ms. Marvel Vol. 4: Monster Smash – Collecting issues #18-24 including new recruits, secrets revealed, a trip to Monster Island, and much more. [$14.99]

Nova Vol. 2: KnowhereNova finds hiself caught in another reality know as Knowhere in this trade paperback collection of issues #8-12. [$16.99]

Power Pack Vol. 1 – Twelve issues of Power Pack action featuring appearances by the X-Men, Avengers, and more. [$24.99]

Runaways: Dead End Kids (Premiere) – The kids find themselves in 1907 New York in this premiere hardcover collection of issues #25-30. [$19.99]

Silver Surfer: Requiem – The mini-series about the Silver Surfer‘s final voyage home is collected in this new trade paperback. [$14.99]

Teen Titans Spotlight: Wonder Girl – The recent six-issue mini-series featuring Cassie Sandsmark is collected in this trade paperback. [$17.99]

The Unearthed Cemetery Blues Vol. 1 – “Collects the sold out Shadowline series ‘The Haunting of Hernesburg’, as well as the never-before-seen series ‘The Curse of Wallace Manor’!  PLUS, it includes two unpublished tales of Ridley and Falstaff: ‘The Inconvenience Store’ and ‘Let’s All Die in the Lobby!’” [$16.99]

Wolverine: The Death of Wolverine – This trade paperback collects issues #56-61 of the series. [$14.99]

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