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.

DIE #19
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Stephanie Hans
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: “BLEED,” Part Four-The final encounter approaches. Everything to play for, even if everyone’s already lost.

CHRISTOPHER: Die is a great book that has been a roller coaster of ideas. We are coming to the end of the story, and I am on the edge of my seat waiting to see what happens next.

 

 

KILLADELPHIA #16
Writer: Rodney Barnes
Artist: Jason Shawn Alexander
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: The critically acclaimed, smash-hit horror series continues! From RODNEY BARNES, the writer behind such hit shows as Marvel’s Runaways and STARZ’s American Gods, and JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, the artist who redefined SPAWN.
The battle between Abigail and the Sangsters is an all-out war as both sides fight for survival! Meanwhile, Jimmy descends further into the darkness of his newfound vampire ways, leaving precious little of his humanity behind. Will SeeSaw be able to save him in time, or will Jimmy forever remain a creature of the night?!
Also includes the next chapter of ELYSIUM GARDENS, the terrifying werewolf backup story with art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN!

INGRID: Just when you think the stakes couldn’t get higher, Killadelphia delivers in grand fashion. The war between Abigail and the Sangsters intensifies, and humanity is on the line in a plot that keeps raising the ante and becoming even more of a nail-biter!

MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1
Writer: Gene Luen Yang and More
Artist: Marcus To and More
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $5.99
SOLICITATION: CELEBRATING THE GREATEST ASIAN SUPER HEROES AND CREATORS FROM ACROSS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! Some of the best Asian super heroes in comics are getting the spotlight in this special action-packed and heartfelt issue! Shang-Chi! Ms. Marvel! Jubilee! Silk! Jimmy Woo! Come celebrate these amazing and legendary heroes from new and established Asian creators that will surely expand “the world outside your window!” Plus: Be prepared for some big and special surprises that can only be told in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

CHRISTOPHER: I am very excited for this book as a Chinese American and I am ecstatic to see what Asian creators do with these characters.

ONCE & FUTURE #19
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: Is it possible that King Arthur and Merlin can save England from… King Arthur(s) and Merlin(s)?!?! A very strange war is a brewin’ indeed.

The Otherworld and our world have collided and England is ground zero for the chaos!

Bridgette has spent her whole life fighting to prevent this future from happening, but now that it’s arrived she’s at a loss. Fortunately, she has Duncan by her side, and he’s not about to let Gran give up.

INGRID: The borders have broken; the Otherworld had collide with our world and suddenly Arthur’s return looks terribly possible. Just when we thought we understood how the world works, everything changes. It’s a new story arc for Duncan and Gran, as well as Rose, and I can’t wait!

SYPHON #2 (OF 3)
Writer: Patrick Meaney and Moshen Ashraf
Artist: Jeff Edwards and John Kalisz
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
SOLICITATION: After being gifted with the power to siphon pain from others, Sylas found new purpose in life, but the weight of carrying others’ burdens gradually wore him down. After meeting the mysterious Antonio, he discovers another side to the power, the ability to steal people’s pleasures from them. Now he will have to decide whether to follow Antonio to a life of glamor and pure joy or keep carrying the weight of others’ pain and find hope in the darkest corners of the world.

CHRISTOPHER: This is a great premise for a story and I am curious to see how Sylas manages the responsibility of his superpower.


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