Comic Quest Weekly for 1/13/2019
Eight Exciting Comics To Look Forward to From the January Previews Catalog!
Little Bird #1
In the spirit of East of West and Saga, Little Bird follows a young resistance fighter battling against an oppressive American Empire while seeking her own identity in a world on fire!
Assassin Nation #1
Written by two-time Eisner nominee Kyle Starks (Rick and Morty) in the vein of his action-comedy cult-classics Sexcastle and Kill Them All, Assassin Nation is the bombastic, adrenaline-fueled murder-fest you’ve been waiting for!
Invisible Kingdom #1
Dark Horse Comics
In this epic new sci-fi series set in a in a far-flung star system, two women — a young religious acolyte and a hard-bitten freighter pilot —uncover a vast conspiracy between the leader of the system’s dominant religion and the mega-corporation that controls society!
Detective Comics #1,000
After 80 years, it’s here — the one thousandth issue of Detective Comics, the title that literally defines DC! This 96-page issue features an unbelievable lineup of talent taking us on a journey through Batman’s past, present and future!
Dial H For Hero #1 (JAN190556)
DC Comics/Wonder Comics
When a teen daredevil named Miguel finds the Hero Dial — the magical device that grants anyone who dials “H-E-R-O” random superpowers for one hour — he’s faced with the awesome responsibility that comes with the dial.
Cybertron, untouched by civil war, has begun to reach toward the stars. And two would-be leaders — Optimus Prime and Megatron — vie for the hearts and minds of a populace on the brink of change. When a third path emerges, can the Cybertronians come together to find a new path forward?
Age Of Conan: Bêlit #1
The Age of Conan kicks off with one of Conan’s most formidable — and memorable — female compatriots, in an all-new story revealing how she became the undisputed Queen of the Black Coast!
Ronin Island #1
Award-winning writer Greg Pak and artist Giannis Milonogiannis present a story that examines how we move forward when our past divides, set against the backdrop of a post-disaster 19th century Japan!
AVATAR TSU TEYS PATH #1 CVR A 3.99
Tsu’tey, proud warrior of the Omatikaya clan, betrothed to Neyteri, has his life turned upside down by the arrival of Jake Sully of the Sky People.
Reveals events only hinted at in James Cameron’s Avatar!
o James Cameron’s masterpiece comes to comics!
o Written by award-winning novelist Sherri L. Smith!
BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #2 (OF 6) 4.99
After the shocking ending of issue #1, a ticking clock sets Batman on a trail throughout the different realities of the Multiverse. He starts to see all the iterations of his life, and what could have been…but more importantly, Bruce Wayne begins to deduce that his current life is somehow wrong, and that all the mistakes he’s made are somehow connected. Meanwhile, the Batman Who Laughs raises the curtain on his second act, pulling out the big guns to break into Arkham Asylum… enter one of the most punishing Batmen of the Dark Multiverse: the Grim Knight!
INVADERS #1 4.99
THE GREATEST GENERATION OF MARVEL HEROES IS BACK – TO STOP ONE OF THEIR OWN!
In commemoration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary and springing from events in the pages of AVENGERS and THE BEST DEFENSE, the Marvel Universe’s first super-team is back! CAPTAIN AMERICA. THE HUMAN TORCH. THE WINTER SOLDIER. NAMOR. They fought in WORLD WAR II together as THE INVADERS. But now NAMOR is the enemy, a global threat more powerful than ever. His deadly plans are as deep and far-reaching as the ocean and REVELATIONS about his past could THREATEN the MARVEL UNIVERSE! It’s up to his old teammates to stop him, but what chance do they have against the man who knows their every move? “War Ghost” begins here!
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #2 3.99
BEYOND THE SAVAGE BORDER!
CONAN finds himself beyond the Black River, surrounded by the warlike PICTS! But the tribesmen may be the least of his worries if he cannot fight his way through the demonic beasts slithering around the forest! The epic return of the mighty Conan continues…
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #1 4.99
THE CLASSIC MARVEL SERIES RETURNS FOR MARVEL’S 80th ANNIVERSARY!
Three titanic tales celebrating the first decade of Marvel stories! First – an all-new tale of the man they call the Wolverine begins in the 1940s! Then comes Captain America, the first Avenger of World War II still fighting for freedom today! And finally, the untold tale of Namor and the atom bomb!
STAR WARS AOR SPECIAL #1 4.99
THE GREATEST HEROES OF THE REPUBLIC, THE DEADLIEST VILLAINS – AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN!
Four creative teams! Four stories featuring your favorite Star Wars characters!
• The baddest Jedi in the galaxy has a score to settle – MACE WINDU returns in an action-packed adventure from OLD MAN HAWKEYE’S Ethan Sacks!
• You can run, but can you hide from the twin lightsabers of Sith assassin ASAJJ VENTRESS? Feel her fury in a tale expertly woven by veteran STAR WARS comic scribe Jody Houser (THRAWN, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS).
• And is JAR JAR BINKS’ role in the Star Wars story over? NOT BY A LONG SHOT! Because Chip Zdarsky (PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN and MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE) has a rancor bone to pick with the galaxy’s most notorious Gungan.
• You can take the clone out of the war but you can never take the war out of the clone – CAPTAIN REX dusts off his blaster and enters the fray in a story by X-MEN: GOLD author Marc Guggenheim.
THIS WEEK IN TOYS/STATUES
BEAUTY & THE BEAST DS-011 DREAM-SELECT SER PX 6IN
From Beast Kingdom. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Beast Kingdom presents a real treat for Disney fans and for those who love collecting! This series of detailed dioramas presents classic situations taken from classic films dedicated to the most beloved Disney princesses! Each diorama measures approximately 6″ tall, and is hand painted and finely detailed.
IRON MAN MK42 DS-016SP DREAM-SELECT SERIES PX 6IN STATUE 34.99
From Beast Kingdom. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! As part of the D-select series of the Exquisite Scenes collection, Beast Kingdom presents this figurine, just in time for time for the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios! DS-016SP Iron Man 3 Mark 42 recreates the stunning scene from the movie poster for Iron Man 3, depicting Iron Man in the middle of a fierce battle. From the exploding Stark mansion in the distance to the battle damaged Iron Man, the figurine’s multi-level setting perfectly captures the intense atmosphere of the original scene. The exquisite painting technique makes everything even more realistic and dynamic. This 6-inch PVC figure is sure to be an exciting addition to any Marvel collection!
DC GALLERY SHAZAM COMIC PVC FIGURE 45
A Diamond Select Toys release! The Wisdom of Solomon! The Strength of Hercules! Billy Batson’s alter ego Shazam is the next entry in the DC Gallery line of PVC Dioramas, and this approximately 11-inch sculpture captures the hero in a split-second, grabbing a bolt of lightning on its way to the ground. With a feature film in the works, Shazam is poised to ride that lightning back to stardom, and this amazing sculpture celebrates the character’s godlike power! Sculpted by Joe Menna based on a design by Shawn Knapp. Packaged in a full-color window box.
Celebrate the imminent release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with your favorite teenage super-hero, his allies, and his enemies. This Mystery Mini series includes Miles Morales with a cape, Spider-Man, Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Ham, Spider-Gwen, an additional Spider-Man, Prowler, Scorpion, Kingpin, Miles Morales unmasked, a third Miles Morales and Green Goblin with rarities ranging from 1/6 to 1/72. Mystery box packaging.
Trade-paperbacks of the Week!
FLASH ROGUES REVERSE FLASH TP 16.99
Jump on the Cosmic Treadmill and discover the untold origin of the Reverse-Flash! Who is he, and what is his relationship to Barry Allen? Collects The Flash #139, 197 and 283, The Flash #8 (2012), The Flash: Reverse Flash #23.2, Batman #21 and The Flash #25.
For its 75th issue, the Jack Kirby Collector magazine presents this first-of-its-kind examination of the creators of the Marvel Universe, in an oversize book! It looks back at their own words, in chronological order, from fanzine, magazine, radio, and television interviews, to paint a picture of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s relationship, why it succeeded, where it deteriorated, and when it eventually failed. Also here are recollections from Steve Ditko, Wallace Wood, John Romita Sr., and more Marvel Bullpen stalwarts who worked with both Kirby and Lee. Rounding out this book is a study of the duo’s careers after they parted ways as collaborators, including Kirby’s difficulties at Marvel Comics in the 1970s, his last hurrah with Lee on the Silver Surfer Graphic Novel, and his exhausting battle to get back his original art – and creator credit – from Marvel.
Experience the morphinominal, remastered comics that chronicle epic adventures from teams such as: Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Super Samurai, Megaforce and more!
Collects action-packed stories from Marvel, Image, Papercutz, and Hamilton Comics by a team of all-star writers including Dan Slott ( The Amazing Spider-Man ) and Tom and Mary Bierbaum ( Legion of Super-Heroes ), along with fan-favorite artists Todd Nauck ( Young Justice ), Ron Lim ( Silver Surfer ), and many more.
WHAT IF? CLASSIC TP COMPLETE COLL VOL 01 39.99
Titanic tales of triumph and tragedy in the mighty Marvel tradition – with a twist! Overseen by the Watcher, the most offbeat series of all revisited major Marvel moments, asking the tantalizing question: what if? Imagine that a young Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four! Consider the Hulk with Bruce Banner’s brain! Envision a world where the Avengers never existed – or one where they assembled in the 1950s! How about the FF with different powers? Daredevil’s secret exposed? Cap and Bucky surviving World War II? The first time Jane Foster wielded the hammer of Thor, a different Hulk or multiple Spider-People? Some of the ideas that shook Marvel’s foundations began in the realm of remote possibility! But can even Uatu believe his eyes when Jack Kirby reimagines himself and his fellow Bullpen legends as the Fantastic Four?! Collecting WHAT IF? (1977) #1-12.
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