#NCBD 2/8/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Feb 08, 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 2/8/16, there's definitely something for everyone: for Sci-Fi fans, there's the Dr. Who spinoff based Torchwood, and for fans of the classics there's new versions of Justice League and Kingpin. Then for the young or young at heart there's Steven Universe! What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!
INFINITE SEVEN #1
For centuries, a secret world government has employed the INFINITE SEVEN, the world's greatest assassins to do their dirty work. The only way to become one of their members is to prove your worth by killing one of their members. But what happens when Anthony Zane, a teenage boy from the suburbs does just that? Action hero archetypes are reimagined in what is sure to be the blockbuster series of the year!
(W) Melanie Gillman
(A) Katy Farina
(CA) Missy Pena
We're bringing Steven Universe back to comic books with more Steven, more gems, and more of the characters we all love in an all-new ongoing series! Writer Melanie Gillman (As the Crow Flies) and artist Katy Farina (The Amazing World of Gumball) are teaming up for the start of a new adventure for the entire gang. Based on Cartoon Network's Emmy-nominated series, created by The New York Times best-selling author Rebecca Sugar, Steven Universe follows Steven, the "little brother" to a team of magical guardians of humanity-the Crystal Gems. The show is currently in its fourth season and has earned millions of fans of all ages worldwide.
JOHN CARTER THE END #1
(W) Brian Wood, Alex Cox
(A) Hayden Sherman
(CA) Garry Brown
THE DEATH OF MARS! Centuries have passed and time has taken its toll. Conflict burns across the landscape of Barsoom. A war of supremacy and genocide at the hands of a brutal despot has brought the planet to the edge of collapse. A search party has finally located an aged John Carter and Dejah Thoris, living in quiet seclusion on a desert moon, in perpetual mourning for a lost son. How could they be Mars' last hope?
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Adam Warren
(A/CA) Karla Diaz
Love is tearing apart costumed crimefighter Empowered's city, as the unearthly powers of an embittered "International Magical Girl of Mystery" covertly inflame the superheroic community's burning passions. But even if a befuddled Emp can puzzle out her shadowy foe's schemes, can she hope to prevail against the Soldier of Love?
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA REBIRTH #1
(W) Steve Orlando
(A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Batman, Black Canary, Killer Frost, the Ray, Vixen, the Atom, and...Lobo?! Spinning directly out of the events of JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD, join the sensational team of writer Steve Orlando and artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado and discover how Batman assembled the roughest, toughest Justice League of all time!
ROM ANNUAL 2017
(W) Chris Ryall, Christos N. Gage
(A/CA) David Messina
On the peaceful planet of Elonia, a surprise attack by the pernicious DIRE WRAITHS leaves the planet and its Solstar Order defense corps reeling... so what can one young explorer named Rom possibly do to help in the face of such savage an attack? Find out here as IDW proudly presents the full, unfettered origin of ROM, first of the Space Knights in a tale told by the series' ongoing team of Ryall, Gage, and Messina!
(W) Grant Morrison
(A/CA) Chris Burnham
NAMELESS tells the story of a down-at-heel occult hustler known only as "Nameless" who is recruited by a consortium of billionaire futurists as part of a desperate mission to save the world. When Nameless and his teammates inadvertently unleash a malignant soul-destroying intelligence, the stage is set for a nightmarish, nihilistic journey to the outer reaches of human terror. Collects NAMELESS #1-6.
(W) Matthew Rosenberg
(A) Ben Torres WILSON FISK BUILDS A BRAND-NEW EMPIRE!
The KINGPIN has done bad things. Deplorable things. He has cheated the law. He has blackmailed rivals. He has killed. But that's all in the past. The Kingpin is back in the city that he loves and ready to make his mark as a titan of legitimate industry, but needs to rekindle his public image. When Wilson Fisk makes disgraced journalist SARAH DEWEY an offer she can't refuse, the spiraling saga of crime and betrayal begins anew. Don't miss the start of Kingpin's ongoing series, written by breakout writer MATTHEW ROSENBERG and illustrated in the heavy noir stylings of BEN TORRES, as Manhattan's criminal mastermind returns to the Big Apple with honorable intentions, but no one in his circle remains pure on his climb back to the top.
(W) John Barrowman, Carol Barrowman
(A) Neil Edwards, Blair Shedd
GFT STEAMPUNK ALICE IN WONDERLAND
ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Ralph Tedesco, Joe Brusha
(CA) Renato Rei
The Wonderland ongoing series may have ended but that isn't the end of Alice. An alternate dimension is emerging in the Grimm Universe and what better place to explore it could there be than by going through the looking glass. This new Alice in Wonderland tale expands on the story that began in the Grimm Fairy Tales Steampunk Mini-series.
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