New Comics & Books for 4/24/2019

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Featured Comics:

THANOS #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Tini Howard (A) Ariel Olivetti (CA) Jeff Dekal
THANOS IS DEAD!
Executed by the deadliest assassin in the galaxy…his daughter, Gamora. But before their relationship came to a bloody end, how did it begin? Find out in this all new miniseries by Tini Howard (MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH and AGE OF CONAN: BELIT) and Ariel Olivetti (DEATH OF THE INHUMANS)!

 

ASCENDER #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dustin Nguyen
“THE HAUNTED GALAXY,” Part One
Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!
Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER’s storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed… Mila, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, like her parents, Mila doesn’t like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot pal of her dad’s shows up, nothing will ever be the same!
With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic DESCENDER, LEMIRE and NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest!

 

HEROES IN CRISIS #8
DC COMICS
(W) Tom King (A) Clay Mann, Mitch Gerads (CA) Mitch Gerads
You’ve seen all the clues. You’ve heard the testimony and eavesdropped on the secret confessions of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes. Now, with the killer revealed, it’s time to find out why. What could have driven a hero to the brink, to turn a savior into a murderer? Rifts will form between old allies, and the trinity of Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman will have their leadership challenged and will question their own judgment. Sanctuary has become something they never imagined…and it’s still potentially carrying on without them!

 

STAR WARS GALAXYS EDGE #1
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Sacks, Ethan (A) Will Sliney (CA) Rod Reis
A CALL TO ADVENTURE ON THE VERY EDGE OF THE GALAXY! THE COMIC TIE-IN TO THE THEME PARK!
BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST has long been frequented by smugglers, merchants and travelers from every corner of the galaxy looking to make their score on the infamous black market – or experience the exotic thrills only the remote world of Batuu has to offer. Beings like the infamous DOK-ONDAR, a proprietor of rare and one-of-a-kind antiquities, thrive on the unique opportunities which abound on the lawless outpost at the very edge of Wild Space! But the evil FIRST ORDER has come to Batuu and the survival of the entire outpost is at stake! The road to Black Spire’s possible salvation might begin in the past…with a job HAN SOLO and his partner CHEWBACCA pulled for Dok-Ondar. The newest chapter of the growing Star Wars saga begins this April with ETHAN SACKS (OLD MAN HAWKEYE) AND WILL SLINEY’S (BEN REILLY: SCARLET SPIDER, SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY) GALAXY’S EDGE – the riveting comic adventure tie-in to the theme park.

 

STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly (A) Stephen Thompson (CA) Greg Hildebrandt
The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise left Earth four years ago. They’ve traveled to strange new worlds, defeated impossible foes, and made universe-changing decisions. But now, with the end in sight, they’ll have to face their biggest challenge yet. Step aboard the Enterprise with Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura, Sulu, Scotty, and Chekov as they begin the end of their original Five Year Mission and boldly go into an uncertain future in this new continuing Star Trek series!
A new continuing series about the end of the Five-Year Mission! The classic crew is back in all -new stories featuring your favorite characters from the Original Series! Featuring a new cover by legendary artist Greg Hildebrandt! Ask your retailer about the Greg Hildebrandt retailer incentive sketch cover!

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #1002
DC COMICS
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
Batman’s first battle with the Arkham Knight was as brutal as they come…but things are about to get worse, as one of his most important allies jumps into the fray, and ends up in far over their head!

 

 

Featured Books:FIREFLY UNIFICATION WAR HC VOL 01
BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Lee Garbett
BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers), presents an all-new era of the pop culture phenomenon Firefly, as one of the most demanded stories in the franchise’s history is revealed for the first time!
Focusing on family, loyalty, identity, and the price of redemption, writer Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Star Wars) and artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero) take you back to the battleground where Mal’s journey began-the Unification War. Collects issues #1-4.

 

SCARLET TP VOL 01
DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
From the creative team behind Daredevil and Infamous Iron Man comes the latest explosive chapter in this epic tale that IGN called one of the best comics on the stands. SCARLET tells the story of a woman whose life has been ripped apart by police corruption. When she pushes back, she starts a chain reaction of events that will bring about a sea change in American society. In this brand-new, new reader-friendly chapter, fully painted by Eisner Award-winning artist Alex Maleev, SCARLET tells the story of what happens when one young woman is pushed too far – and what one country will do to stop her. Collects the new five-issue miniseries.ted graphic novel by Eisner Award-winning artist Alex Maleev, comes the next chapter in this honest, culturally relevant commentary on American culture in Scarlet Vol. 1! Collects issues #1-5 of the new series.

 

SHURI TP VOL 01 SEARCH FOR BLACK PANTHER
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Sam Spratt
The world fell in love with her in Marvel’s Black Panther. Now, T’Challa’s techno-genius sister launches her own adventures – written by best-selling Afrofuturist author Nnedi Okorafor and drawn by Eisner Award-nominated artist Leonardo Romero! T’Challa has disappeared, and everyone is looking at the next in line for the throne. Wakanda expects Shuri to take on the mantle of Black Panther once more and lead their great nation – but she’s happiest in a lab, surrounded by her own inventions. She’d rather be testing gauntlets than throwing them down! So it’s time for Shuri to go rescue her brother yet again – with a little help from Storm, Rocket Raccoon and Groot, of course! But when her outer-space adventure puts the entire cultural history of her continent at risk from an energy-sapping alien threat, can Shuri and Iron Man save Africa? Collecting SHURI #1-5.

 

BLACK ORDER TP WARMASTERS OF THANOS
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Derek Landy (A/CA) Philip Tan
They are the scourge of the Avengers, the Cull Obsidian – Thanos’ most feared warriors! Now the ruthless Black Order has been dispatched by the Grandmaster to destabilize a burgeoning empire – but as big and as bad as they are, there is always someone bigger and badder. Isn’t that always the way? You go to assassinate an emperor, he turns the tables, and suddenly a very simple mission gets a whole lot more complicated – and the man called Nova shows up to spoil all the fun! As the Black Order suffers a painful and unexpected defeat, their new teammate the Black Swan is presented with a simple choice: stay and risk an ungainly end – or leave and abandon the closest thing she has to a family. Empires, rebellions, spies and sabotage combine in an absolutely unhinged adventure! Collecting BLACK ORDER #1-5.

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