#NCBD 2/22/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Feb 22, 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 2/22/16, there's definitely something for everyone: superhero fans can get their fix with Justice League of America and Elektra, while young or the young at heart can enjoy Pink Panther Snow Day and Angry Birds Flight School. Or try out a new series with Old Guard, there's something for everyone! What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!
(W) Adam Glass
(A) Pat Oliffe
(CA) Pat Olliffe
Great jumping on point! Three years have passed since the Rough Riders last adventure, but when an assassins' bullet takes President William McKinley's life, Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt is thrust into the role of Commander in Chief. As a country mourns the loss of their leader, Roosevelt believes that the assassin is part of a bigger conspiracy, ones whose tentacles reach back to Europe and whose intentions are to destroy humanity through world-wide ANARCHY.
To stop them Roosevelt must convince Harry Houdini, Jack Johnson, Thomas Edison and a surprisingly very alive Annie Oakley to band together again. But time has strained the bonds that once united them and the ideologies of their enemies may have already seeped into one of their own. Welcome to the ROUGH RIDERS SECOND ARC: "DARE MIGHTY THINGS".
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
(W) S.A. Check, Adrian Ropp
(A) Bill Galvan, Adrian Ropp
(CA) S. L. Gallant
It's a blizzard outside! But this isn't a whiteout; it's a "pinkout!" We're home from school today and scaring up some winter fun with everyone's favorite Pink Panther. How much trouble can your favorite cool cat get into on a snowy day? Whether it's dumping The Little Man in a frozen lake or confounding The Inspector, the Pink Panther has new hijinks that will make you laugh out loud! Get your winter coat and mittens; it's time for a Pink Panther Snow Day! Main Wraparound cover by Adrian Ropp, "Pink HiJinks" cover by Jacob Greenawalt, Classic Pink cover by Bill Galvan, and a special Retro Animation Premium Cover.
QUANTUM TEENS ARE GO #1
BLACK MASK COMICS
(W) Magdalene Visaggio, Eryk Donovan
(W) Simon Spurrier
(A) Nichole Matthews, Kelly Matthews
(CA) Jae Lee, June Chung
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal, return to the world of Thra in an official sequel to the beloved fantasy film.
Discover an all-new race of creatures called Firelings that live in a realm near the planet's core, based on official character designs by Brian Froud.
Years have passed since the events of the original film, and though Jen and Kira have ruled Thra as King and Queen, bringing Gelfling back to the land, they have become distracted by power and can no longer feel or see the needs of the world the way they once did.
Thurma is a young Fireling tasked with stealing a shard of the Dark Crystal to restore power to her realm. Along the way she'll befriend the young Gelfling Kensho, bring back the Skeksis and Mystics, and embark on one incredible adventure.
JAMES BOND HC VOL 02 EIDOLON
(W) Warren Ellis
(A) Jason Masters, Dom Reardon
(CA) Dom Reardon
James Bond is trapped in Los Angeles with a MI6 agent under fire and a foreign intelligence service trying to put them both in bags... and possibly more than one foreign intelligence service. And things may not be any safer in Britain, with bodies dropping and ghosts moving in the political mist...
Collecting issues #7-12 of the ongoing James Bond comic book series written by Warren Ellis, the New York Times bestselling author of Gun Machine and critically-acclaimed comic book writer (Iron Man, Planetary, Astonishing X-Men), and featuring artwork by Jason Masters (Wolverine, Batman Incorporated).
VISITOR HOW AND WHY HE STAYED #1 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
(A/CA) Paul Grist
In 1944 Hellboy was conjured in a ceremony meant to give Hitler the ultimate occult weapon. Fortunately, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm was there to witness, and to guide Hellboy to become the greatest paranormal detective in the world. But Bruttenholm wasn't the only witness to Hellboy's arrival. A visitor was there, sent to kill the Beast that had been prophesied to kill us all. What the visitor saw, and why he stayed his hand, leads to the most mysterious Hellboy spinoff yet ...
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1
(W) Steve Orlando
(A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Meet the Extremists-self-proclaimed saviors from another Earth, they thirst for peace, prosperity and total submission to the will of their leader, Lord Havok! How can the newly assembled JLA stop this group of misguided maniacs before the Extremists unleash their own unique-not to mention dangerous!-brand of law and order on our chaotic world?
ANGRY BIRDS FLIGHT SCHOOL #1
(W) Paul Tobin
(A) Giorgio Cavazzano, Various
(CA) Philip Murphy
Ever wondered what your favorite furious fowl would do if they had hands and feet? Well, wonder no longer! Based on the hit movie, Angry Birds: Flight School is sure to please fans of every age (and fans of feathered hands and feet)!
OLD GUARD #1
(W) Greg Rucka
(A/CA) Leandro Fernandez
Eisner-winning writer GREG RUCKA (LAZARUS, BLACK MAGICK, Wonder Woman) and critically acclaimed artist LEANDRO FERNANDEZ (THE DISCIPLINE, Deadpool, Punisher: MAX) team up together to introduce THE OLD GUARD, the story of old soldiers who never die...and yet cannot seem to fade away. Trapped in an immortality without explanation, Andromache of Scythia - "Andy" - and her comrades ply their trade for those who can find-and afford-their services. But in the 21st century, immortality is a hard secret to keep, and when you live long enough, you learn that there are many fates worse than death.
(W) Matt Owens
(A) Juan Cabal
(CA) Elizabeth Torque
CASINO BATTLE ROYALE!
Running from her tumultuous past, ELEKTRA attempts to lose herself in a vibrant sea of neon, noise and anonymity: LAS VEGAS. But how long can a former ninja assassin really hope to escape the vortex of violence that encompasses her life...especially when there's a new player in Sin City that has her in his sights for his newest game? Enter: Arcade.
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