#NCBD 5/31/17: 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 5/31/17, there's definitely something for everyone: get more stories of Diana in the Wonder Woman Annual, play with Animal Jam and Little Nightmares, and more!

What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!


ANIMAL JAM #1 (OF 3) CVR A RUIZ
MAR171626

D. E.
(W) Fernando Ruiz, Eric Esquivel (A/CA) Fernando Ruiz
Hey Kids, it's Animal Jam! The world's largest online playground for kids where they can learn about the natural world is now a new and exciting comic! Join in on the fun for all new adventures with all of your favorite characters!
  

JOE GOLEM OCCULT DETECTIVE OUTER DARK #1
MAR170082

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A) Patric Reynolds (CA) David Palumbo
Two years after he killed a child-snatching monster and stopped an undead takeover in the Drowning City, occult detective Joe Golem searches for a man with superhuman strength who is attacking citizens under orders from the otherworldly voices in his head. But Joe has his own demons to wrestle with . . .
"Joe Golem continues to be everything you could possibly want it to be. Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden are a heck of a team, and Patric Reynolds continues to complement them perfectly by bringing unique worlds to life stunningly with his art."-Big Comic Page

TRINITY ANNUAL #1
MAR170347

DC COMICS
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Guillem March
You don't betray Ra's al Ghul and legendary sorceress Circe and just walk away. That's what Lex Luthor is about to learn the hard way. Now, he has to unite with his former Justice League teammates if he wants to stay alive. Meanwhile, the Trinity fear this ordeal will push Lex back to the dark side. 

 

WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1
MAR170352

DC COMICS
(W) Greg Rucka & Various (A) Nicola Scott & Various (CA) Nicola Scott
WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1 will feature four tales by a variety of artists and writers including the team behind "Year One"!

First, in the days after "Year One," Diana comes face to face with Superman and Batman for the first time in a story by writer Greg Rucka and artist Nicola Scott. 

Then, Wonder Woman has to go to the nation of Markovia and stop King Shark from being executed for a crime he did not commit in a story by writer Vita Ayala and artist Claire Roe. 

In the third story, an old ally of Steve Trevor's has summoned Wonder Woman to his village to save it from his cursed monster form. This story is written by Michael Moreci with art by Stephanie Hans. 

And in this annual's final tale, Wonder Woman assists A.R.G.U.S in bringing down a large Kaiju monster that's on its way to the American coastline but will Wonder Woman change alliances once the monster starts speaking a language she understands? This story is written by Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing with art by David Lafuente

PAKLIS #1
MAR170691
IMAGE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Dustin Weaver
Do you accept the life you've been handed, or do you step into the unknown, even as it leads you into the shadows? In this new anthology series from writer/artist DUSTIN WEAVER, the characters in three mind-bending stories find themselves faced with this question. 

In "MUSHROOM BODIES," Greg struggles with knowing what's real and fears becoming complacent in a world of human insects.

In the first installment of "SAGITTARIUS A*," war hero Linus Rad is on a mission to the center of the galaxy to learn the dark secrets of his dead father's scientific experiments. 

In the first chapter of "AMNIA CYCLE," Tara, a young Jet-Wing pilot, goes AWOL in the war against the Nuriel in order to help Amnia, a mysterious alien with no memory of where she came from and a desperate need to stop a terrible disaster! When Amnia disappears, it sends Tara on an adventure into the Shadow Zone.
  
Step into the unknown. Journey into the shadows. There you'll find PAKLIS.
 

CABLE #1
MAR170977

MARVEL COMICS
(W) James Robinson (A) Carlos Pacheco (CA) Dale Keown
WALK SOFTLY...AND CARRY A BIG GUN!
CABLE sees the mighty mutant return on a brand-new mission...with all of time in the balance!  When Cable picks up the trail of a threat in the timestream, he sets off on a high-speed, history-spanning chase to save reality as we know it. From prehistory to modern day, whether it's a six-gun duel at high noon or a high-tech sword fight in an ancient land, Cable is the only man who can keep history from unraveling!
 

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY MOTHER ENTROPY #5 (OF 5)
MAR171071

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jim Starlin (A/CA) Alan Davis
• The Guardians fall to Mother Entropy's might one by one. 
•  Who will be the last Guardian standing? 
•  Who has to face this monstrous villain all by his or herself?

RICK & MORTY #26
MAR171942

ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Kyle Starks (A/CA) CJ Cannon
Rick is the only thing that stands between our world and an alien invasion. Surely he'll do something about it! Or, s**t, maybe Jerry will.

LITTLE NIGHTMARES #1 (OF 4)
MAR172037

TITAN COMICS
(W) John Shackleford (A/CA) Aaron Alexovich
Enter the terrifying and unpredictable comic series based on one of the most hotly-anticipated games of 2017! Comic written by Alex Paknadel (Arcadia, Assassin's Creed) and Dan Watters (Limbo, Assassins Creed) and illustrated by Aaron Alexovich (Invader Zim, Serenity Rose) the game follows Six, a young girl in a yellow raincoat, as she explores the horrifying world of The Maw, looking for a way out!

DISNEY DESCENDANTS ROTTEN TO THE CORE GN VOL 01
MAR172115

TOKYOPOP
(W) Jason Muell (A/CA) Natsuki Minami
Follow the children of the worst Disney Villains as they fight to destroy the United States of Auradon as revenge for their imprisoned parents. Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos leave their dark and evil island and enter the bright and perfect world of Auradon Prep. Their first act of malevolence involves stealing the Fairy Godmother's wand in hopes of overthrowing all of Auradon and freeing their parents! But first - high school.

This 'rotten-to-the-core' manga retelling of the beloved Disney Channel movie Descendants will make you rethink everything you think you know about good versus evil!

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!

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