#NCBD 3/22/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Mar 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 3/22/16, there's definitely something for everyone: the return of both Ghostbusters teams, and Jackson Hyde--based off of Aqualad from Young Justice--comes to the Teen Titans, to Iron Fist jumping from the new Netflix series to his own solo title from Marvel! What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!
REVELS: THESE FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Brian Wood
(A) Andrea Mutti
(CA) Matt Taylor
In 1775, Seth Abbott fought to win his fellow Americans their independence. In 1794, his savant son, John, comes of age as their new nation faces multiple threats: high seas terrorism, fresh aggression from Britain, and intense political division at home. When Congress authorizes building America's first navy, the famous "six frigates," John Abbott signs up.
TEEN TITANS #6
(W) Ben Percy
(A) Wade Von Grawbadger
(A/CA) Khoi Pham
"THE RISE OF Aqualad" part one! New story! New city! New member? As the team adjusts to their new lives at Titans Tower, Damian investigates a series of strange disappearances in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Jackson Hyde heads west to fulfill his destiny... and finds himself in the crosshairs of the Teen Titans!
DRAGONFLY AND THE GLOBAL GUARDIANS #1
(W) Sharad Devarajan, Ron Marz
(A) Thiago Vale
(CA) Jeevan Kang
The super-heroes of Earth are gone, seemingly sacrificed in a desperate attempt to destroy the invading alien forces of the Destructoids. Left behind are the children of Earth's greatest heroes - Teja Patel, Wen Ling Wu, Olivia Omega, Elena Gomez, and Romy "Romper Stomper" - who must team up to find out what happened to their missing parents and to combat a new threat that puts the Earth in peril!
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #1
(W) Erik Burnham
(A/CA) Dan Schoening
"Let's Do The Space-Warp Again!" Before they began investigating the supernatural, most of the original Ghostbusters were teachers... and they've decided it's time they start sharing their knowledge again. But when their first batch of students start poking around the firehouse and accidentally set in motion the merging of two universes (it's easier than you'd think) Venkman, Stantz, Zeddemore, and Spengler will need all the help they can get to put things right! And who do you think will Answer The Call? (If you guessed Holtzmann, Yates, Tolan, and Gilbert... you get a gold star!) It's a brand new inter-dimensional meeting of the minds, starting here!
(W) Brandon Graham
(A/CA) Marian Churchland
A lady of the blood house has had her mind trapped in a strange alien body. She was hiding on the outskirts of her kingdom until she learns that an alien monster pretending to be her has taken her place. BRANDON GRAHAM (KING CITY, PROPHET ,ISLAND) and MARIAN CHURCHLAND (BEAST) bring you sharp genderqueer knights, blood magic, death gods, astral projection, and a goose. Collects ARCLIGHT #1-4.
IRON FIST #1
(W) Ed Brisson
(A) Mike Perkins
(CA) Jeff Dekal
THE GAUNTLET STARTS HERE! K'un Lun is in ruins. The chi fueling Danny's fists is wavering. Is there a future for the Iron Fist? Danny Rand pushes himself to the breaking point, finding fights to prove his worth. But a bigger fight than he can handle may have found him...
ANNO DRACULA #1 (OF 5)
(W) Kim Newman
(A/CA) Paul McCaffrey
1895. Prince Dracula has ruled Great Britain for ten years, spreading vampirisn through every level of society. On the eve of Dracula's Jubilee, radical forces gather to oppose the tyrant. Kate Reed, vampire journalist and free-thinker, takes a seat on the revolutionary Council of Seven Days, though she learns that the anarchist group harbours a traitor in its midst. The Grey Men, Dracula's dreaded secret police, have been ordered to quash all resistance to the rule of the arch-vampire. With intrigue on all sides, the scene is set for an explosive addition to the Anno Dracula series.
(W) Matt Kindt
(A) Tomas Giorello
(CA) Lewis LaRosa
Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age. It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to Earth...only to find himself stranded in the modern day. But that was a lifetime ago. Now, far from home on a strange and primitive new world, Aric has begun a new life. Liberated from his past, he tends to his crops. Free from war. Free from violence. Free from the armor. But the machinery of death marches his way once again. Conscripted into an alien army and thrown into an unforgiving conflict, the fury inside him finds voice as he is forced to embrace the armor once more. With it, he will decimate armies, topple empires and incite interplanetary warfare as he rises from SOLDIER to GENERAL to EMPEROR to VISIGOTH. They wanted a weapon. He will give them war!
(W) David M. Booher
(A/CA) Nathan Gooden, Mike Spicer
Billy Bannister lives in a world without superheroes. Not because powers don't exist. But because everyone has them. After the outbreak of PRV, a virus that rips away those abilities, Quarantine emerges to stop the spread. An elite agent, Billy is the last line of defense against contagion. But his loyalty is tested when the infection hits too close to home.
EVIL HEROES #6 (OF 6)
(W) Joe Brusha
(A) Eric J
(CA) Edgar Salazar
The end has come...for the human race. The final battle between the New Gods and mankinds last hope has begun and if the Hellions lose, Chaos is going to make sure not a single human survives his wrath. His plan is simple...the complete destruction of the earth itself.
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