#NCBD 7/05/17: 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 7/05/17, there's definitely something for everyone: Black Mask’s Kim and Kim return in an all new series, Zodiac Starforce take on the Fire Prince, the mobile game sensation comes to comics with Rick & Morty Pocket Like You Stole It, and more!

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


KIM AND KIM LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD #1
MAY171195

BLACK MASK COMICS
(W) Magdalene Visaggio
(A) Eva Cabrera
(CA) Tess Fowler, Matt Wilson
The Fighting Kims finally get the bounty of their lives and Kim D reconnectes with an ex-girlfriend, so of course everything immediately goes catastrophically wrong. This high-flying, rad AF tale of exes and woes is the first in a four-part follow-up to 2016's summer favorite. Awesome!
 

GREEN HORNET 66 MEETS SPIRIT #1 (OF 5) CVR A ALLRED
MAY171396

D. E.
(W) Fred Van Lente
(A) Bob Q
(CA) Mike Allred, Laura Allred
Another challenge for THE GREEN HORNET, his aide KATO, and their rolling arsenal, THE BLACK BEAUTY! On police records a wanted criminal, THE GREEN HORNET is really Britt Reid, owner/publisher of The Daily Sentinel. Reid and Kato have traveled to Central City to participate in the futuristic World's Fair, to get the skinny on the "Newspaper of Tomorrow," a device capable of predicting headlines before events happen! But isn't that a dangerous power for the press to wield... and say, who's that blue-suited skulker in the shadows?

ZODIAC STARFORCE CRIES OF FIRE PRINCE #1
MAY170042

DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Kevin Panetta
(A/CA) Paulina Ganucheau
An elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures . . . as long as they can get out of class! Known as the Zodiac Starforce, these high-school girls aren't just combating math tests-they're also battling monsters! 

After defeating a former ZS member and her mean-girl minions, the girls thought they'd get a little break! But a new big bad's come out to play, and demons are starting to overrun the downtown!

 

DEATHSTROKE #21
MAY170221

DC COMICS
(W) Christopher Priest
(A) Diogenes Neves
(CA) Ryan Sook
"DEFIANCE" part one! A new day has dawned for Deathstroke. Having emerged from the Speed Force a changed man, Slade Wilson takes aim at living a better life - a life in service of justice. But when the world refuses to accept the new Deathstroke, Slade recruits a group of young heroes to join him including including former Teen Titans, Kid Flash and Power Girl, his children, Rose and Jericho, and the bombastic Terra! But has Slade truly shed his villainous past? And what other shadowy forces are working against him? Find out as Deathstroke's bold new direction begins here!

HANAZUKI FULL OF TREASURES #1
APR170504
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) David Mariotte
(A/CA) Nico Pena
"A Moonflower is Born." The origin of Hanazuki! Based on the new digital-first show, Hanazuki: Full of Treasures comes a comic retelling of the birth of Hanazuki! On a distant moon, Hanazuki is the new protector of a group of cutie-pies known as Hemkas and the guardian of special treasures that will turn back the forces of darkness!
•  Based on the first episode of Hanazuki: Full of Treasures, which has over 2 million views on YouTube! 
•  Catch the wave of the hit show, interactive app, and more! 
•  Don't miss out on this treasure, you irresistible yumbuckets!
•  Check out the retailer incentive covers by animated series artists Nicoletta Baldari and Christina Ellis!

CLOUDIA & REX #1 (OF 3)
MAY171697

LION FORGE
(W) Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas
(A/CA) Daniel Irizarri
A lushly rendered supernatural fantasy that follows two girls and their mother who find themselves in the middle of a vast, supernatural exodus. On their journey Cloudia is bestowed the powers of hundreds of different gods, but even those don't help her come to terms with the death of her father.
 

MARVELS THOR RAGNAROK PRELUDE #1 (OF 4)
MAY170825

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Will Pilgrim
(A) J. L. Giles
THE INCREDIBLE HULK'S MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE DEBUT!
BRUCE BANNER has been trying to put the past behind him as he learns to control the powerful beast inside him. But as GENERAL ROSS continues to hunt the fugitive Banner, it's only a matter of time before the HULK will smash! Join us for part one of our lead-up to 2017's cinematic event Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok with this brand-new comic adaptation of the smash hit The Incredible Hulk!

RICK & MORTY POCKET LIKE YOU STOLE IT #1 (OF 5)
MAY171711

ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Tini Howard
(A/CA) Marc Ellerby, Katy Farina
Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It is a new comic book miniseries based on the popular Adult Swim television series and inspired by the Pocket Mortys mobile game! In this five issue series, Morty is on a quest to free himself (and all the other Mortys) from the clutches of Ricks, who collect Mortys and force them to battle one another for schmeckles and glory. Along the way, he'll discover the grisly history of Morty battling, the dastardly lengths that Ricks are willing to stoop to in order to win, and perhaps... the strength in himself that's needed to free the Mortys once and for all?

DOCTOR WHO GHOST STORIES #4 (OF 4) CVR A MYERS
MAY171813

TITAN COMICS
(W) George Mann
(A) Ivan Rodriguez
(CA) Simon Myers
Final issue of the hit story featuring the Doctor, Lucy, and the super-powered Grant from the 2016 Christmas special! What part of Grant's secret past has returned to threaten the universe?

BLOODSHOTS DAY OFF #1 CVR A KANO
MAY171971

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
(W) Eliot Rahal
(A) Khari Evans
(CA) Kano
Even killing machines need a day off!

For the first time in over 30 years, two nanite-enhanced soldiers once controlled Project Rising Spirit - codenames: "Tank Man" and "Viet Man" - have finally earned their freedom and some government-sanctioned downtime, courtesy of Uncle Sam. After enduring a lifetime of war, blood, and fore, all these two semi-retired commandos want is a little vacation. But how long can this pair of highly trained tourists unwind and enjoy the sights of New York City... before they find trouble in the city that never sleeps?

Leave the selfie stick at home as rising star Eliot Rahal (Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396, The Doorman) and Harvey Awardnominated artist Khari Evans (Harbinger, Harley Quinn) give these
old soldiers the danger-filled day off they deserve...and celebrate Bloodshot's silver anniversary with an action-packed tribute to the original BLOODSHOT #12!

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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