New Comics & Books for 3/13/2019

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Featured Comics:

MAGNIFICENT MS MARVEL #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Eduard Petrovich
MS. MARVEL IS BACK!
ALL-New ongoing series from Eisner Award-winning writer Saladin Ahmed!
But it’s not business as usual in Jersey City. Aliens are wreaking havoc in Kamala’s corner of the world, and they seem weirdly interested in Ms. Marvel…and her family. Eisner Award-winner Saladin Ahmed (BLACK BOLT, EXILES) and rising star Minkyu Jung (Batgirl, Nightwing) take the reigns of one of Marvel’s most beloved new characters! You won’t want to miss this shocking start of a new era!

 

GOON #1
ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
(W/A/CA) Eric Powell
The next era in the legacy of The Goon starts here! This all new series marks The Goon’s return to Albatross Funnybooks and is just in time to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the book. Eric Powell takes the series to its humor-based roots as Goon & Franky return from strange adventures abroad to find a horde of unsavory characters have filled the void left in his absence from Lonely Street.

 

BATMAN WHO LAUGHS THE GRIM KNIGHT #1
DC COMICS
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Jock
Ripped from Batman’s greatest nightmares, the Grim Knight is his world’s most dangerous vigilante, unafraid to use any weapon and go to any lengths to stop those whom he deems worthy of death. Trained with the finest arsenal Wayne money can buy, learn the secret origin of the second-deadliest Batman, hand selected by the Batman Who Laughs to bring his dark plans to fruition. This one-shot has a big 28-page story!

 

ASSASSIN NATION #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Kyle Starks (A/CA) Erica Henderson
SERIES PREMIERE! Hot off her breakout success at Marvel, two-time Eisner award winner ERICA HENDERSON (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead) teams up with KYLE STARKS (writer of sales beast Rick and Morty) for a hilarious twist on the hitman trope that will have readers laughing in the aisles over ASSASSIN NATION.
The World’s Former Greatest Hitman hires the 20 best assassins in the world to be his bodyguards. These mean-as-hell hired guns and murderers must work together to keep the new crime boss safe while attempting to solve the mystery of who’s trying to off him.
With the same laugh-until-you-cry spirit of action-comedies like Hot Fuzz, Tropic Thunder, and Deadpool, ASSASSIN NATION is the bombastic, side-splitting murder-fest you’ve been waiting for.

 

LITTLE BIRD #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Darcy Van Poelgeest (A/CA) Ian Bertram
MINISERIES PREMIERE!
Director/screenwriter DARCY VAN POELGEEST boasts a long list of awards and accolades for his storytelling prowess and brings the same writing finesse to IAN BERTRAM’s breathtakingly detailed artwork in the gorgeous, hyper-detailed miniseries LITTLE BIRD.
With the same limitless scope as a new EAST OF WEST or SAGA and the drama and surrealism of Akira, LITTLE BIRD follows a young resistance fighter who battles against an oppressive American Empire and searches for her own identity in a world on fire.

 

AGE OF CONAN BELIT #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Tini Howard (A) Kate Niemczyk (CA) Sana Takeda
THE SHE-DEVIL OF THE SEA WHO WOULD BE QUEEN!
BÊLIT. The name alone conjures fear up and down the coasts of the Hyborian Age. And the sight of her ship, the Tigress, is an omen of despair for any town in the pirate queen’s path!
The AGE OF CONAN kicks off with one of Conan’s most formidable – and memorable – female compatriots, in an all-new story revealing how she became the undisputed QUEEN OF THE BLACK COAST!
The teenage Bêlit, obsessed with the sea – as well as the monsters and treasures she thinks are summoning her there – stows away on the ship of the dread Admiral ATRAHASIS into a deadly adventure even she could not predict!
PLUS: The first chapter in an all-new BÊLIT prose novella, presented here for the first time!

 

Featured Books:

AVENGERS BY JASON AARON TP VOL 02 WORLD TOUR
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron, David Marquez (A) Sara Pichelli & Various (CA) Ed McGuinness
Behold the wonders of Avengers Mountain! In the aftermath of their world-shaking battle against the Dark Celestials, the new Avengers team is officially formed – complete with a startling new headquarters at the top of the world. From there, they’ll face a vengeful Namor and his Defenders of the Deep, and the reimagined Russian Super-Soldiers of the Winter Guard! Plus: A shocking surprise from the U.S. government! The all-new Agents of Wakanda! The mystery of the Avengers of 1,000,000 BC deepens! Which startling character will become the newest Avenger? And if you thought you knew the beginnings of the Marvel Universe, you were wrong! Witness the prehistoric origin of the very first Ghost Rider – who rides a flaming woolly mammoth, and battles a savage and familiar foe! Collecting AVENGERS (2018) #7-12.

 

RICK AND MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS TP
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Zub (A/CA) Troy Little
ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR MARCH RELEASE! #1 New York Times-bestselling fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, acclaimed comics writer Jim Zub, and Eisner-nominated artist Troy Little bring you the comics crossover of the year! You’ve got to (bellllch!) roll for initiative, Morty! Two pop culture juggernauts are teaming up and neither multiverse is prepared for what comes next! When Morty sees a cute girl at school playing Dungeons & Dragons, he asks Rick to show him the ropes, only to discover that his grandfather is a veteran gamer. Next thing he knows, the entire family has been pulled into a campaign that escalates from virtual D&D simulations to alternate universes governed by the rules of the game. And as it turns out, Rick isn’t the only one who knows his way around a d20.

 

OBLIVION SONG BY KIRKMAN & DE FELICI TP VOL 02
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Robert Kirkman, Lorenzo De Felici (A) Lorenzo De Felici
Nathan Cole’s world comes crashing down around him. For the sake of two worlds, he must pick up the pieces and carry on. Collects OBLIVION SONG #7-12.

 

VAMPIRONICA TP VOL 01
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Megan Smallwood, Greg Smallwood (A/CA) Greg Smallwood
When Veronica Lodge is bitten by a centuries-old vampire, her thirst for blood threatens to turn Riverdale into a haven for the undead. Will she put an end to the vampire threat or give in to her blood lust? Archie Horror’s latest series paints Riverdale red in the vampiric first collection by siblings Greg & Meg Smallwood! Collects Vampironica issues 1 – 5.

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