#NCBD 12/21/16: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day was founded on the belief that there's a comic book perfect for everyone out there! Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) in comic book shops, where new comics release hit the shelves of comic book shops for eager fans to pick up and purchase.

We've highlighted ten comics that are perfect recommendations for anyone looking to get into comics!

In this week's list, for books coming out 12/21/16, there's definitely something for everyone. From the start of a major event in Justice League Suicide Squad #1, to to bringing back a superhero classic in The Green Hornet, to bringing the world of wrestling to comics with WWE Then Now Forever #1. What are you picking up at your local comic shop this week? Let us know on our Facebook or Twitter!


PETER DAVID ARTFUL #1
OCT161051

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Nicole D'Andria, Peter David
(A/CA) Laura Neubert

Award winning author and comics legend, Peter David, brings the adaption of his novel, Artful, to Action Lab! Artful is the dark, funny, and action-packed story of one of the most facinating characters in literary history, the Artful Dodger from the classic Oliver Twist, this time with a twist: Vampires.

LADY MECHANIKA LA DAMA DE LA MUERTE #3
SEP161364

BENITEZ PRODUCTIONS
(W) Joe Benitez, M. M. Chen
(A) Martin Montiel
(A/CA) Joe Benitez

Lady Mechanika endeavors to put an end to the Jinetes del Infierno, the Riders from Hell who have been terrorizing her newfound friends in the small town of Santa Catrina. The epic conclusion to the Lady Mechanika Day of the Dead special!

WWE THEN NOW FOREVER #1
OCT168211

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Dennis Hopeless, Ross Thibodeaux, Rob Schamberger, Derek Fridolfs
(A) Daniel Bayliss, Rob Guillory, Rob Schamberger, Derek Fridolfs
(CA) Eric Powell
(A/CA) Dan Mora

Building off the buzz from the partnership announcement prior to San Diego Comic-Con 2016, WWE: Then. Now. Forever. #1 delivers authentic Sports Entertainment featuring WWE Superstars to comic readers! This oversized issue contains the WWE SDCC 2016 one-page comics along with a wealth of new content, celebrating the versatility and diversity of WWE throughout its various eras. Includes the 20-page story "The Breaking of the Shield," where Seth Rollins chose to betray his brothers Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at the behest of Triple H and the Authority.

GREEN HORNET REIGN OF DEMON #1
OCT161422

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
(W) David Liss
(A) Kewber Baal
(CA) Ken Lashley

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery for most people, it could be the deadliest for The Green Hornet and Kato. With their vigilantism tearing apart organized crime, Chicago is visited by two more masked individuals: one claiming to be a friend and the other...their most formidable foe yet!

DEAD INSIDE #1
OCT160024

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) John Arcudi
(A) Toni Fejzula
(CA) Dave Johnson

The Jail Crimes Division of the Sheriff's Office in Mariposa County investigates crimes committed inside county jails. With a limited number of suspects who can't escape, these are usually easy cases to solve-but not this one. As Detective Linda Caruso gets closer to the heart of the case, she discovers uncomfortable truths about her friends, her job, and herself.

  • Perfect for fans of crime and prison television, such as Law & Order, NCIS, Orange Is the New Black, American Crime Story, or Making a Murderer.
  • A new series from Rumble writer John Arcudi and Veil artist Toni Fejzula.

JUSTICE LEAGUE SUICIDE SQUAD #1
OCT160147

DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson
(A/CA) Jason Fabok

The first major event storyline of DC's Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth's paragons of truth and justice! But you can bet that the Wall and her Task Force X won't go down without the fight to end all fights as this weekly series gets underway!

STAR TREK GREEN LANTERN VOL 2 #1
OCT160376

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Mike Johnson
(A/CA) Angel Hernandez

The galaxy-spanning crossover epic continues in this sequel to the blockbuster STAR TREK/GREEN LANTERN: THE SPECTRUM WAR! Captain Kirk and Hal Jordan lead the combined might of Starfleet and the Lantern Corps on an all-new adventure against new foes from both franchises! Don't miss the crossover event of the 21st Century...and the 23rd!

  • Following the blockbuster success of last year's Star Trek/Green Lantern, DC Entertainment and IDW once again bring you the best team-up in the galaxy!

SAVAGE DRAGON LEGACY TP
MAY160716

IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Erik Larsen

Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211

GAMORA #1
OCT160837

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Nicole Perlman
(A) Marco Checchetto
(CA) Esad Ribic

Before the Guardians...there was Gamora!

From screenwriter Nicole Perlman-co-writer of the Guardians of the Galaxy screenplay-and Marvel superstar artist Marco Checchetto comes a killer new ongoing series! Once upon a time she was Thanos' heartless pet assassin and favorite daughter. Today, she is the backbone of the Guardians of the Galaxy, putting her life on the line to defend the innocent. What was it that transformed her from being used as a tool of her oppressor, to a champion of the powerless? Embark on a journey of revenge and redemption, and witness how Gamora earned her reputation as the Deadliest Woman in the Galaxy.

Rated T

DIVINITY III STALINVERSE #1
OCT161948

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT
(W) Matt Kindt
(A) Trevor Hairsine
(CA) Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic

Earth has a new god. The world you know is gone. Welcome to the Stalinverse, comrade.


Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf

All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit  Comicshoplocator.com!

GREEN HORNET REIGN OF DEMON #1

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