It’s time to riff on everyone’s favorite first family, in this week’s look at Astro City: Family Album. Plus, the MMPR and the TMNTs meet, James Bond has a new adventure, Robotech Remix returns, and

NEWS

A Holiday Reunion – Xfinity 2019

After 37 years, E.T. comes back to visit his friend, Elliott, for the holidays. During his stay, E.T. learns that Elliott now has a family of his own and that technology has completely changed on Earth since his last visit. Learn more at xfinity.com/ET

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Simone di Meo
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: December 4, 2019
THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME!
The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find Tommy Oliver – AKA The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger – but soon discover he’s joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan!
As the Rangers are sent reeling by this betrayal, they’re confronted by another (fr)enemy – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?!
Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Venom Annual), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time in this oversized issue includes 30 pages of story content!

Rating: ★★★★½

MATTHEW
JAMES BOND #1
Writer: Vita Ayala, Danny Lore
Artist: Eric Gapstur
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: December 4, 2019
When a priceless piece of art is found to be fake, investigations lead down a rabbit hole of international crime and corruption. But what the hell does James Bond know about the world of art forgery?

Rating: ★★★☆☆

RODRIGO
ROBOTECH REMIX #3
Writer: Brenden Fletcher
Artist: Elmer Damaso
Publisher: Titan Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: Dec 11, 2019
A strange new mech and its mysterious pilot have left their mark on Dana Sterling – faced with ghosts of a future yet to come, can a girl out of time save the SDF-1? Brenden Fletcher (Motorcrush, Isola) and artist Elmer Damaso (Robotech/Voltron, Speed Racer) continue the first story of Robotech Remix!

Rating: ★★★★☆

ASHLEY
ART OF FROZEN 2 HC
Publisher: Titan Publishing
Cover Price: $19.99
Release Date: 12/18
An in-depth hardcover companion to Disney’s most highly anticipated sequel ever: Frozen 2! Queen Elsa and her sister Anna embark on a new journey beyond the borders of Arendelle, along with Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven! Go behind-the-scenes with concept art, interviews with cast and crew, and amazing imagery! Frozen 2 hits theatres November 22, 2019!

Rating: ★★★★★

DISCUSSION

ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM
Writer: Kurt Busiek
Artist: Brent Anderson
Publisher: DC Comics
Snapshots. They let us capture moments of truth, fragments of time — and that’s as true in Astro City, a city of heroes, villains, monsters and more, as it is anywhere. You’re invited, in the Family Album, to share some of the city’s greatest memories — from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous superhero’s first day at school, a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future, and more.

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