New Comics & Books for 4/17/19

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Featured Comics:

STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jody Houser (A) Roge Antonia, More (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Elia Bonetti
ENTER SHADOW WING! THE EMPIRE’S SALVATION! THE REBELLION’S DOOM!
As the war against the REBELLION stretches on, it is the innocent people of the GALACTIC EMPIRE who are most at risk. An elite squadron of TIE fighter pilots is assembled to help protect Imperial interests and hammer the Emperor’s fury down upon the treasonous and violent Rebel Alliance. But how far is this untested team willing to go to preserve law and order? And are the pilots of SHADOW WING as loyal to the Empire as they seem? This April, JODY HOUSER (THRAWN, AGE OF REPUBLIC) and ROGÊ ANTÔNIO’s (X-MEN RED) TIE fighter tale chronicles the struggles and triumphs of the heroes of the Empire in the last days of civil war – but what about the heroes of the Rebellion? Be sure to pick up the first book of TIE FIGHTER’s sister novel series, STAR WARS: ALPHABET SQUAD by Alexander Freed. From Del Rey Books, on sale this June.

 

NAOMI #4
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker (A/CA) Jamal Campbell
The newest sensation in the DC Universe discovers the secret behind her birth, her adoption and her connection to the great Multiverse. Hop on board a look at the DC Multiverse you never knew existed and the new mysteries and threats it brings to our world. From the creators behind Jessica Jones and Bitter Root comes a brand-new look at the world of superheroes through the eyes of a most unlikely hero!

 

 

ANGEL #0
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Brian Edward Hill (A/CA) Gleb Melnikov
ANGEL #0 kicks off an all new monthly comic book series reimagining of the titular character in all new stories from the very beginning, with the all-star creative team of acclaimed writer Bryan Edward Hill (Batman, American Carnage) and Gleb Melnikov (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers). This will be the first Angel release from BOOM! Studios as part of acquiring the comic book and graphic novel publishing license to officially expand the rich mythology created in television, novels and beyond.

Meet Angel – a vampire cursed with a soul who has spent centuries protecting humanity from the monsters that lurk in the dark…including himself. Now, looking for redemption for the atrocities committed by the monster he was when he was first turned at the age of 18, Angel stumbles upon a new demon uprising and a shocking truth: The restoration of his humanity can only come if he takes one more life: a certain Slayer from Sunnydale who he’s never met…but may now be his greatest enemy.

 

MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER #1
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Adam Glass, Olivia Cuartero-Briggs (A/CA) Hayden Sherman
For nearly two centuries, scholars have wondered how on earth Mary Shelley, a nineteen-year-old girl, was able to conjure one of the most frightening and enduring horror stories of all-time: Frankenstein.
But with the recent discovery of Mary Shelley’s secret memoir, the truth is finally revealed: Mary Shelley didn’t just write Frankenstein, she lived it. Traveling back to that historic Geneva winter of 1816, Mary, her fiancé Percy, sisters Claire and Fanny, and the celebrated poet Lord Byron, find themselves guests of the eerie Frankenstein Estate. The macabre and frightening events that follow lead Mary to both a gruesome and shocking discovery. Their mysterious host is not at all what they expected, and their intentions will change the course of Mary’s life for-ever.

Brought to life by Adam Glass (ROUGH RIDERS, THE NORMALS, THE LOLLIPOP KIDS) and Olivia Cuartero-Briggs (E TV’s The Arrangement) with art by Hayden Sherman (COLD WAR, The Few, Wasted Space), Mary Shelley: Monster Hunter is historical fiction at its most (After)shocking!

 

WAR OF REALMS #2
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Russell Dauterman (CA) Arthur Adams, Matthew Wilson
The world at war! AS THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK CITY CONTINUES, A HERO FALLS!
All the heroes of the Marvel Universe have assembled, yet this still might not be enough to stop Malekith’s endless war. And the one hero who could turn the tide…is stranded where no one can reach him. With Thor trapped in the land of the Frost Giants and the forces of Earth overwhelmed, Black Panther, Jane Foster and Doctor Strange make a desperate gamble. Valhalla awaits…

 

BATMAN #69
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Yanick Paquette
The Dark Knight is breaking through the bad dreams and coming out the other side. But is he ready for the culprit waiting through the veil of terror? And what lasting effects might this whole ordeal have on Bruce Wayne’s psyche? With artist Yanick Paquette (WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE) jumping on board to tackle the art, “Knightmares” comes to a shocking close. This will be the strangest issue yet-a no-holds-barred journey through Bat-man’s psyche via the inner workings of Arkham Asylum, setting up the next big chapter of Tom King’s epic BATMAN tale. Batman’s future starts now!

 

Featured Books:

MAGIC ORDER TP VOL 01
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Olivier Coipel
We live in a world where we’ve never seen a monster, and The Magic Order is the reason we sleep safely in our beds. By day, they live among us as our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but by night they are the sorcerers, magicians, and wizards that protect us from the forces of darkness… unless the darkness gets them first. Magic meets the Mob in THE MAGIC ORDER, as five families of magicians-sworn to protect our world for generations-must battle an enemy who’s picking them off one by one.

Collects THE MAGIC ORDER #1-6

 

INJUSTICE VS MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE HC
DC COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
Batman recruits He-Man in the ultimate fight against Superman’s dictatorship on Earth! But as He-Man forms an alliance with the heroes of Injustice, his own home of Eternia faces a threat of its own in the form of Darkseid! Collects the six-issue crossover event!

 

SHATTERSTAR TP REALITY STAR
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Carlos Villa, Gerardo Sandoval (CA) Yasmin Putri
Gladiator, warrior, hero! The man called Shatterstar has been many things. But one thing he’s always been is deadly! He’s not a man you want to cross, or you’ll learn that fact all too well. Shatterstar had found a new life…found peace. But with a simple act of violence, his world is turned upside down. Nothing makes sense anymore – except for a pair of double-bladed swords and a single path forward that guarantees bloodshed. And as Shatterstar’s past comes back to haunt him in the present, his future isn’t guaranteed! Sharpen your swords, True Believers, and get ready to fight! With lives hanging in the balance, Shatterstar is pushed to the brink by the life he thought he left behind and goes toe-to-toe with the only opponent with a prayer of taking him down: himself! Collecting SHATTERSTAR #1-5.

 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES TALES FROM VADERS CASTLE TP
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Cavan Scott (A) Derek Charm & Various (CA) Francesco Francavilla
Advance solicited for May release! How do a band of rebels distract themselves when sneaking into the creepiest place in the galaxy? Tell scary stories of course! Follow Lina Graf, Crater, and friends as they sneak-and fight-their way into the terrifying castle of Darth Vader! Along the way, they’ll trade spooky stories featuring the most terrifying villains and creatures in the universe! Your favorite characters like Obi-Wan, Han and Chewie, Hear Syndulla, and the Ewoks, face classic creeps like ghosts, monsters, witches and more… all with a singular Star Wars twist!

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