#NCBD 1/18/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Jan 18, 2017
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 1/18/16, there's definitely something for everyone: from the electric cast of the WWE making their way to comics, to a new one shot starring a DC Comics fan-favorite, to the start of a new Marvel event, and more! What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!
(W) Dennis Hopeless, Ross Thibodeaux
(A) Rob Guillory, Eduard Petrovich
(CA) Dan Mora
BOOM! Studios is proud to present the most authentic line of ongoing WWE comics. Each issue will feature your favorite Superstars in stories that go beyond what you've ever seen on TV. The first story arcs detail the "Breaking of The Shield." Seth Rollins. Roman Reigns. Dean Ambrose. Together they formed The Shield, one of the most dominant factions in WWE history-until the ultimate opportunist Seth chose to betray the group at the behest of Triple H, the "King of Kings" who has cemented himself as the authority in control of WWE. Now, eager to prove himself, Seth is on the hunt for the WWE Championship, a journey that will send him on a collision course with his former brothers... Includes a backup story starring The New Day by Ross Thibodeaux (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual) and Rob Guillory (Chew).
BLACK HAMMER GIANT SIZED ANNUAL #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jeff Lemire
(A) Dustin Nguyen, Emi Lenox, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt, Ray Fawkes
(CA) Jeff Lemire
Illustrated by an all-star slate of guest artists, this oversized anthology issue features five Black Hammer stories from Jeff Lemire, each focusing on one of the stranded heroes. See how Dustin Nguyen, Emi Lenox, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt, and Ray Fawkes take on tales about Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Barbalien, and Madame Dragonfly.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA THE RAY REBIRTH #1
(W) Steve Orlando
(A) Stephen Byrne
(CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD! Locked indoors, raised in the dark and told his medical condition could be fatal to himself and anyone he meets, Ray Terrill is dangerous. A freak. Broken. Or is he...? Witness the amazing power of realizing your true self and stepping into the light in this moving rebirth of a long-lost hero for a new generation.
FLASH VOL 01 LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE
(W) Joshua Williamson
(A) Carmine Di Giandomenico, Neil Googe, Felipe Watanabe, Andrew Currie, Oclair Albert
(CA) Karl Kerschl
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never striking twice! Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster appears-but just where did this amazing new ally come from? Now, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself in a city of speedsters-and dealing with the reappearance of Wally West! Collects THE FLASH: REBIRTH #1 plus issues #1-8 of the new series.
(W) John Barber
(A) Fico Ossio
(CA) Tradd Moore
THE REVOLUTION MAY BE OVER--but the future is just beginning! Ripped from the pages of the hottest crossover of the year, the REVOLUTION team of John Barber and Fico Ossio continue the action! KUP is a CYBERTRONIAN literally older than the universe; ACTION MAN is the ultimate special agent trying to live up to an impossible legacy; MAYDAY is a G.I. JOE leader trying to rescue her first command; and BLACKROCK is a CYBERTRONIAN that thinks he's a human. It takes the mind-bending clash of ROM versus MAJOR BLUDD and the OKTOBER GUARD to bring this unlikely team together... and the secret they learn threatens to unravel the entire universe.
- New tales that continue the storyline of the hit Revolution comic-book event and featuring the same amazing creative team!Exclusive bound-in, Sgt. Savage mini-comic reprinting a lost tale written and drawn by the late, great JOE KUBERT himself!The secrets of the Hasbro universe will be revealed. If you follow one new book this month, make it Revolutionaries!
CURSE WORDS #1
(W) Charles Soule
(A) Jordan Boyd
(A/CA) Ryan Browne
"THE DEVIL'S DEVIL," Part One
The new ongoing series from CHARLES SOULE (Daredevil, Death of Wolverine, Star Wars) and RYAN BROWNE (GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS) is COMING FOR YOU! A wizard has appeared in New York City, and he's casting wonderful spells, getting famous, getting rich-it's great! But it's not. This wizard has everyone fooled. He is actually an EVIL WIZARD, and EVIL THINGS are on the way. CURSE WORDS is a gonzo modern fantasy, full of darkness, light...and MAGIC.
MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 NOW
(W) Margaret Stohl
(A) Ramon Rosanas
(CA) Elizabeth Torque
The Greatest. That's what they call her. Carol Danvers has been to the depths of outer space and back, but that still hasn't prepared her for her newfound status of biggest super hero ever. Yaas, Queen! Danvers may not like the crown she's wearing, but boy does it look good on her. Just watch out for the thorns it comes with-forces trying to take down everything Carol has built. Carol Danvers makes her triumphant return as the Mighty Captain Marvel! Written by celebrity writer Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures, Black Widow: Forever Red) and drawn by the artfully talented Ramon Rosanas (Ant-Man), this bold new take on Earth's mightiest and favorite hero!
MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1
(W) Cullen Bunn
(A/CA) Steve McNiven
THE EPIC BATTLE MARVEL FANS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR, DRAWN BY TODAY'S GREATEST ARTISTS!!! It's all hands on deck with the AVENGERS, CHAMPIONS, GUARDIANS, X-MEN and the INHUMANS as they clash with monstrous threats that threaten to destroy every corner of the Marvel Universe. Who are the LEVIATHONS? Who controls them? How can they be stopped before Earth becomes another tragic, barren world in their wake? Written by powerhouse writer CULLEN BUNN and drawn by Marvel legend STEVE McNIVEN, this issue is the beginning of something big that you just can't miss!
DIVINITY III ARIC #1
(W) Joe Harris
(CA) Clayton Crain
Out of Divinity III: Stalinverse, Valiant's leading legend - the unstoppable X-O Manowar - becomes the supreme fighting force of the CCCP in the next essential special ripped from the pages of the the winter's visionary comics events! From bustling urban centers to the collective farms of the countryside, men, women, and children alike all idolize the same hero of the global Soviet republic: Aric, Son of the Revolution! Returned to Earth from the stars with the ultimate nuclear deterrent - the indestructible X-O Manowar armor - the champion of socialism has singlehandedly consolidated the state's military and political superiority at home and abroad. But when a surprise attack from a little-known enemy shines an untoward light on the modern-day Soviet Union's darkest secret, will Aric pursue his mission... or justice for the quiet dead of an empire's oppression? The Valiant Universe as we now know it continues to reveal itself... as acclaimed writer Joe Harris (Snowfall) and superstar artist David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man) present a star-shattering tale of sins, secrets, and tragedy for the global hero of the worldwide Communist state!
(W) Joe Brusha
(A) Allan Otero
(CA) Fran Gamboa, Juan Carlos Ruiz
Near the turn of the 21st century, a satanic cult begins to perform experimental rituals in the Ohio woods. These rituals become more and more disturbing and eventually lead to the ultimate evil - human sacrifice. A string of sacrifices eventually open a portal within the hollow that leads directly to hell... But is this all just an urban legend? Now, twenty years later, the last surviving victim of the cult has returned, and something immensely evil has arrived along with her. It's an entity known only as the Shadow Man. One of Zenescope's scariest titles in years is here! Collects Satan's Hollow #1-6.
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