I haven’t found the time to do one of these for a bit, as we have spent more time relating to the vintage side of things, but I wanted to be sure to do one this week since I wanted to remind everyone:
that we have Zenescope coming to the shop on the 26th of this month. So that’s super exciting!!!! and we hope everyone gets a chance to swing by while they are here (3 pm to 7 pm). They will be bringing exclusives with them, and we have a few older variants and retailer incentives from days gone by in the shop as well.
On to the new books.
As many of you are aware if you’ve read this “blog” I try to feature new stories that are coming out in time for readers to grab the first issue. Since every months catalog always have over 600 pages I cannot possibly cover everything. But the catalogs are always here so if you want to come peruse what we can order this month you are always more than welcome.
The following titles are available for us to order this month, and will be delivered some time in September:
Dark Horse Comics
Hellboy and the B.P.R.D: 1955 Occult Intelligence
This is a 3 Issue mini series where Hellboy finds himself on a remote island full of intrigue, government secrets and foreign agents waging their own cold ward over a weapon that might be right up the BPRD’s alley.
Aliens Dead Orbit
Nerdist calls this the best work in this universe since the original two films. Many Aliens related trades are once again available to order in July’s catalog, so come on in and take a peek through the catalog and see if there is anything you would like us to order for you.
Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens
Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus just to name a few.
The Once and Future Queen
What happens when a 19 year old chess prodigy pulls Excalibur from the stone and becomes queen? You will have to read this almost 140 page trade to find out!
Call of Duty Zombies!
Collects issues #1-6
Because you love everything, zombies
or Call of Duty…..
Legend of zelda
For Nintendo fans Dark Horse is offering again the Hardcover books for the Legend of Zelda. Arts & Artifacts and Hyrule Historia. The former contains over 400 pages of illustrations from the entire 30 year history. The book contains rare promotional pieces, art, interviews with the artists and the later contains never before seen concept art and the FULL history of Hyrule.
For Halloween and Horror fans Dark Horse has relisted two full pages of titles just in time for Halloween. Come on in and check out the catalog!
IDW is releasing an all ages appropriate Star Wars Adventures! And who doesn’t enjoy Star Wars? Nobody, that’s who 😉
Angry Birds Flight School
These comics were based on the movie and may provide incentive for your young one to read more.
Each issue is a stand alone story and is inspired by classic horror comics of the past!
As always with Image there is a plethora of interesting titles to chose from. For this write up I will start with the title that most surprised me as it is ALL AGES APPROPRIATE.
Scales & Scoundrels
E for Everyone!
Follow the adventures of Luvander. Tired of being a penniless adventurer he sets off for a fabled dungeon “the Dragon’s Maw” an ancient labyrinth, at the bottom of which slumbers endless wealth… or certain doom!
Rated Teen appropriate.
Qora is a young flying monkey in a world where humans are gone and all that remains are the animals humanity genetically modified. Qora wants to explore instead of settling down and becoming a mother, as is expected of her.
Rated Teen appropriate
Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles to return home. Along the way, she forges alliances and makes enemies as she goes from aviator to freedom fighter in a rebellion against a merciless warlord! July is issue #2 but I ordered a few copies of #1 because I thought some of our customers might enjoy this one.
The following are all rated Mature
Our world has been over run by creatures of myth: Orcs, Dragons & other nameless horrors threw our planet into total chaos. Civilization must fight just to survive. While a powerful sorcerer marshals his forces, a group of warriors embark on a journey to reclaim our world from the growing darkness.
Kingsman The Red Diamond
Fans of the Colin Firth movie may enjoy this 6 issue mini series as it will follow along with the sequel coming out this fall. The trade of the Kingsman Secret Service story line is also available for reorder this month.
The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan
Who was Negan before the world went to sh*t? Find out here.
At the same time Noah was commanded to build his ark darker forces have commanded the same of the sorcerer Shrae to save the unnatural creatures of the world. Vampires, dragons, the naga, and the manticore on a vessel where insidious intrigue and horrific violence are the rule of law.
Fu Jitsu is the world’s smartest boy and has been for the last 100 years. He has had adventures around the globe and galaxy. He has met the Wright brothers, Gandhi, and more while protecting them from Robert Wadlow, the world’s tallest man, and his dangerous magic science.
Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack
The year is 2020, and hell is literally on Earth. Ching Dai, sick of relying on screw-ups like Lo Pan to do his bidding, has broken the barriers between Earth and the infinite hells, and declared himself ruler of all.
Sixty-year-old Jack Burton is alone in a tiny corner of Florida with only his broken radio to talk to, until one day it manages to pick up a message. Someone is out there in the hellscape, and they know a way to stop Ching Dai.
5 issue mini
After a pandemic strikes, a dorm complex at a small American college is quarantined with all of the students trapped within. What first starts out as youthful freedom from authority soon devolves into a violent new society-it’s Lord of the Flies on a college campus.
Well, that about wraps up our heads up for this month. If one or several of these comics sound like your cup of tea let us know and we would be more than happy to start or add to your pull list.