#NCBD 4/18/18: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Apr 18, 2018
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 4/18/18, there's definitely something for everyone: the mystery of the Red Goblin is finally revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #799, Superman hits a landmark with Action Comics #1000, Lucy Weber has become the new Black Hammer in Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1, and more!
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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #799
(W) Dan Slott (A) Stuart Immonen (CA) Alex Ross
“GO DOWN SWINGING” Part 3. Spider-Man will need to the help of friend and foe alike if he hopes to stop The Green Goblin this time! The mystery of the Red Goblin is finally revealed, and it's not going to be pretty for Peter Parker!
INFINITY COUNTDOWN #2
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Aaron Kuder & Various (CA) Nick Bradshaw
THE BATTLE FOR THE STONES CONTINUES! The secret is out about the Power Stone, and the Chitauri are in on the action as the Raptors, Novas and Guardians meet for a showdown in space! PLUS: Adam Warlock enters the fray after the events of Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock--his next move will set the stage for cosmic chaos to come!
ACTION COMICS #1000
(W/A) Various (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Celebrate 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! From today's explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow's future-this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman stories! Featuring all-new art and stories by Brian Michael Bendis, John Cassaday, Olivier Coipel, Paul Dini, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Patrick Gleason, Butch Guice, Geoff Johns, Dan Jurgens, Tom King, Jim Lee, Clay Mann, Brad Meltzer, Jerry Ordway, Tim Sale, Louise Simonson, Scott Snyder, Curt Swan, Peter J. Tomasi, Marv Wolfman, and more!
(W) Tom King (A) Sandu Florea, Tony S. Daniel (CA) Tony S. Daniel
"THE TRAVELERS" Part One! Booster Gold has come to Gotham City, and he's enlisting Batman and Catwoman to go on a time-traveling mission to rescue...Booster Gold! It seems a younger Booster Gold has gone back in time to kidnap an even younger version of himself, and to rescue his own past, Booster must pursue both of his previous incarnations through Batman's history to find out what is going on. The start of a new story that will sow the seeds for a whole new epic to come-and also the return of Master Class artist Tony S. Daniel (Damage) to Batman!
(W) Joe Henderson (A/CA) Lee Garbett
"My Low-G Life," Part One: One day, gravity on earth suddenly became a fraction of what it is now. Twenty years later, humanity has adapted to its new low-gravity reality. And to Willa Fowler, a woman born just after G-day, it's...well, it's pretty awesome, actually. You can fly through the air! I mean, sure, you can also die if you jump too high. So you just don't jump too high. And maybe don't stumble into a dangerous plan to bring gravity back that could get you killed.
BLACK HAMMER: AGE OF DOOM #1
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(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston
The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns! Lucy Weber has become the new Black Hammer, and right as she's about to reveal to our heroes how they got stuck on the farm and can escape she vanishes. Now our new Black Hammer finds herself trapped in a gritty world filled with punk rock detectives, emo gods, anthropomorphic humans, absurdist heroes, and many more weirdoes, in a mad world in which there is no escape!
STAR WARS ADVENTURES ANNUAL 2018 #1
(W) John Jackson Miller (A/CA) Jon Sommariva
With Leia injured, it's up to Luke to undertake a sensitive diplomatic mission with the easily-irritated Sarkans! What should be a routine meeting soon turns into an action-packed adventure with the fate of the galaxy on the line!
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #26
(W) Kyle Higgins, Ryan Ferrier (A) Daniele Di Nicuolo, Bachan (CA) Jamal Campbell
After the shocking events of the last issue, Lord Drakkon's victory seems assured-unless the Rangers can find a way to team up with another team of Power Rangers they've never met before!
SIMPSONS COMICS #243
(W) Ian Boothby (A/CA) Jason Ho
Hank Scorpio returns, and as a newly civic-minded man, he sets his sights on becoming Mayor of Springfield. Once in office, the city thrives, but does the former megalomaniac have community reform on his mind or are his municipal machinations a bit more... global?
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(W/A/CA) Vera Brosgol
All Vera wants to do is fit in, but that's not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera's single mother can't afford that sort of luxury, but there's one summer camp in her price range - Russian summer camp. Vera is sure she's found the one place she can fit in, but camp is far from what she imagined. And nothing could prepare her for all the "cool girl" drama, endless Russian history lessons, and outhouses straight out of nightmares! Available in softcover and hardcover editions.