IT’S NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! #NCBD

The best day of the week just got a lot better with a new round of awesome comics arriving in stores this week. Staff members at Major Spoilers are here to help you with your comic book selection this week, with their roundup of comics they recommend.

ALL STAR BATMAN #13
Writer: Scott Snyder
Artist: Sebastian Fiumara
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $4.99

SOLICITATION: “THE FIRST ALLY,” part four! As painful secrets from the past are revealed, Batman must face down a nemesis unlike any he’s seen before-or risk the horrific consequences of the Genesis Engine falling into the wrong hands!

WAYNE: Scott Snyder. Batman. Need I say more? Buy this book!

 

 

AMERICA #6
Writer: Gabby Rivera, Kelly Thompson
Artist: Ramon Villalobos
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: FIGHT NIGHT!
• America reconnects with a childhood crush – but kissing is not what Magdalena has in mind!
• Can Kate Bishop pull America out of the ring before Magdalena’s mysterious employers spring their trap?
• Probably not, with one of the Marvel Universe’s heaviest-hitting villains making a surprise appearance! Sin City goes for the KO – and this is one punch even a Chavez can’t dodge!

MATTHEW: America Chavez may be my favorite Marvel character currently, possibly ever, and her adventures are a lot of fun and worth checking out!

THE BLACK RACER AND SHILO NORMAN SPECIAL #1
Writer: Reginald Hudlin
Artist: Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $4.99
SOLICITATION: 
Shilo Norman has taken up the mantle of Mister Miracle, following the example of Scott Free by cheating death on a daily basis. But when he pushes himself to the limit, the Black Racer comes calling. Now Shilo is literally running from death itself and a cosmic chase leads both target and hunter across the universe.

MATTHEW: The celebration of Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday continues, and I’m looking forward to this one for Denys Cowan’s art…

CROSSWIND #3
Writer: Gail Simone
Artist: Cat Staggs
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: The acclaimed thriller from writer GAIL SIMONE and artist CAT STAGGS continues! Slick Chicago hitman Cason Bennett and downtrodden Seattle housewife Juniper Blue have somehow switched bodies, while a remorseless killer hunts them both, leaving a trail of corpses in his wake. What happens when he catches up with the two targets, both out of their element and out of time?

MATTHEW: A killer premise, executed expertly, with incredible art. You guys, seriously, don’t miss this one…

DARKSEID OVERSIZE SPECIAL #1
Writer: Mark Evanier, Paul Levitz
Artist: Scott Kolins
Publisher: DC Comics

Cover Price: $4.99
SOLICITATION: Mark Evanier, longtime Kirby associate and biographer (Kirby: King of Comics), tells a tale starring one of Jack’s greatest villains. The latest daring escape from the orphanage of Granny Goodness leaves an infuriated Darkseid determined to capture and punish the escapees. The Lord of Apokolips puts his best hunter on the case, but one of Granny’s students is unlike anyone he’s encountered before. Plus, an untold tale of Omac by Paul Levitz and Phil Hester.

This issue also includes the stories “The All-Seeing Eye,” from TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED #12, with art by Jack Kirby, and “Raid from Apokolips,” from FOREVER PEOPLE #6, written and pencilled by Jack Kirby.

WAYNE: A great way to celebrate the recent 100th birthday of King Jack Kirby!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #13
Writer: Steve Orlando
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Art: Ivan Reis

Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $2.99
SOLICITATION: “CRISIS IN THE MICROVERSE” part two! Disaster strikes when the JLA’s shrink ship crashes on a strange world, where the team encounters a mysterious being who claims a connection to the missing Ray Palmer. But nobody’s going anywhere without the help of Shahn-Zi, a sentient planet with the power to find Palmer.

WAYNE: If you like diversity in your super-team, this is the comic for you!


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