There’s a LOT of new titles starting in February, and even though you can come in anytime to peruse the monthly catalog, we’re going to highlight some titles here, since this is typically a hectic time of year for many.
Kick-Ass is back! This months catalog begins a new ongoing story for the Kick-Ass universe. Also if you missed the story the first time around, we can order the trades for those stories for you as well.
HIT-GIRL IS BACK!
The pint-sized Punisher-meets-Polly-Pocket has left America behind and set off to serve justice around the world. First stop: Colombia. A mother seeking vengeance for the murder of her child enlists Hit-Girl to destroy his killer, but Mindy has bigger plans for Colombia’s most feared hitman. MARK MILLAR and RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ join forces for the first chapter of Hit-Girl’s world tour in this new, ongoing monthly series.
War has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations. When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be.
The Beef (5 issue mini)
The creator of ELEPHANTMEN and the creator of The A-Men join forces with Tyler Shainline (Liberty Justice) to bring you the story of Meat Men! Cheuck is a mild-mannered meat factory worker who is a little in love with a strawberry picker named Mary Lynn. But everything changes when Mary Lynn falls victim to the Vodino Brothers…..
Death of Love (5 issue mini)
Love sucks. Philo Harris is going to do something about it. After gaining the ability to see the Cupidae that make love work – after a particularly bad drunken decision – Philo ends up going to war with love itself….
With a chainsaw.
Twisted Romance (4 issue mini)
In New York Cit in 1978, there are thousands of ways for people to get together. There’s only one agency dedicated to tearing them apart: HEARTBREAK INCORPORATED. But who is the handsome seducer who runs the agency, and what is the secret he’s hiding?
All 4 issues will be arriving on February 14th.
Multiple Warheads: Ghost Throne
It’s been a spell, but TA-DA! The final Warheads appears. From comics best self promoting narcissist: Brandon Graham. A wizard heist that our heroes planned in the MULTIPLE WARHEADS chapters appearing in the ISLAND magazine finally comes to fruition.
The Wicked + The Divine: 1923
Basically, a bunch of 1920’s gods based on major modernist figures stuck in the middle of an Agatha Christie murder mystery, done in a comics-prose hybrid that’s clearly trying to start a fight with Jonathan Hickman. It’s high art versus lo art, with the most beautiful Aud Koch artwork the world has ever seen. We’re so excited we may have to have a lie down.
W+D Hardcovers may also be ordered this month.
Panacea Cryonics offered its customers life after death by keeping their heads frozen until the day technology could rebuild them, free of disease and death. However, as these everyday people for the past are revived, they’re not handed the keys to a new life, but a gun, body armor and an ultimatum. They must fight in a war against unknown opponents for unknown reasons, to secure their place in a brave new world that doesn’t want them around.
There are also a lot of trades available for those that missed the following stories in the initial comic run: Alters, American Monster, Animosity, Babyteeth, Black-Eyed Kids, Captain Kid, Dreaming Eagles, Insexts, Pestilence, Replica, Rough Riders, Second Sight, Superzero, World Reader.
Cyanide & Happiness A Guide to Parenting by Three Guys with No Kids (Softcover)
Finally, a definitive and reliable manual that demystifies the complicated world of parenting while delivering crucial tips and sage advice – all from three guys who make comics instead of children. This informative guide for breeders tackles all the big parenting issues: Finding messages in your alphabet soup, drawing the perfect hand turkey.
Cyanide & Happiness: Punching Zoo
Kris Wilson, Rob DenBleyker, and Dave McElfatrick combine some of their best strips and a host of never-before-seen comics into a new collected book. Includes a foreword by Alexis Ohanian, one of the founders of reddit.
Jim Henson’s Labyrinth
Before Sarah braved the Labyrinth to save her brother, another young woman sought to save a young boy named Jareth from the clutches of the Goblins.
The untold history of the Goblin King.
Dead of Winter Good Good Dog. Trade Paperback
In the pantheon of superheroes, none are more lovable and loyal than everyone’s favorite good ol’dog, Sparky. Surviving in the wintry apocalypse of the undead, this former TV show stunt dog turned zombie killing machine just wants to make friends and be a good boy. As his fellow survivors scavenge for supplies in the frigid wasteland, will Sparky be able to protect his companions from the threats both undead and otherwise?
Peek-A-Boo (5 issue mini)
A mother seeking solace with her two teenage children after a recent tragedy signs up for a group hiking and camping tour. But navigating the difficult terrain is the least of the hikers worries as the group soon finds they’re being stalked by unseen predators.
The Musketeers (5 issue mini)
A new team is introduced to the Grimm Universe! A group of super-powered beings calling themselves the Musketeers has emerged in Philadelphia. Using their power to help those in trouble as well as giving themselves a lifestyle befitting champions – the line between hero and villain is easily blurred. While the teams sees their actions as justified, the city’s police force has their own ideas.
X-Men Red #1
The first sensational arc of an all new team of X-Men Starts here! Jean Grey is back! Returned to a world she doesn’t recognize, the first lady of the X-Men gathers an unlikely team – Nightcrawler, Namor & Laura Kinney (aka All New Wolverine) – to face an evil that threatens to tear down Xavier’s dream by any means necessary.
Doctor Strange Damnation (5 issue mini series)
The city of sin gets its biggest sinner yet. When Doctor Strange raises Las Vegas up from its destruction during Secret Empire he inadvertently opens a big door for the embodiment of evil, MEPHISTO! The devilish villain takes the city for himself and sets his sights on the rest of the world. It’s going to take heroes from all over the Marvel Universe to defeat him, but there’s nothing simple about fighting the Lord of Hell.
Black Panther: The Sound and the Fury
The fantastic technology of Wakanda comes to Dubai! But when the villainous KLAW launches a plot to extort billions from the citizens of the city, T’Challa’s diplomatic mission becomes a search and rescue for the Black Panther!
Lockjaw (4 issue mini series)
At long last, the dog has his day! Lockjaw spends most of his time defending the Inhuman empire alongside Black Bolt & Medusa. But when he gets a message that his long-lost litter mates are in danger, he’ll spring into action to save them! But wait – Lockjaw has brothers and sisters? Can they teleport? Are they Inhuman? Can they possibly be as gosh-darned cute as their big brother? All the answers are here! Get ready for an adventure worth fetching for!
Infinity Countdown: Adam Warlock & Countdown Prime
Adam Warlock is back! Reborn from the realm of the dead, Adam has come seeking the Soul Stone… and the truth about what it did to Him! His guide through this Infinity Quest is non other than…. Kang the Conqueror?!? Be there as Adam begins down the dark trail sure to lead him into the heart of the mystery of the Infinity Stones.
During the events of Dark Nights: Metal, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability – and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum…..
Bound together by fate, united by the spirit of exploration and hope for tomorrow, the Terrifics are bound from the Dark Multiverse of Metal! When Mr. Terrific, Metamorpho, Plastic Man and Phantom Girl find themselves literally bound together by a tragic accident, our team of unlikely allies must rely on one another to make their way back home. But a startling revelation on their return trip brings them face to face with a new mystery: Where in the universe is Tom Strong?
MILK WARS! (5 part special)
JLA/ Doom Patrol Special
“MILK WARS” part one! Welcome to the un-event of the year! Kicking off a line-wide adventure, DC’s Young Animal collides with the DC Universe to bring you a different kind of crossover. The Doom Patrol has discovered that an inter dimensional corporation called RetCo has been stealing stories, re-configuring them and repackaging them for new markets. Our gang of misfit heroes have felt the touch of this nefarious company, and it has already started to change them. Even scarier, though, is how deeply RetCo has embedded itself into current continuity, using the radioactive milk of psychic cows to quell the more dangerous impulses of the Justice League and turn them into heroes safe for the masses. And to kick this off, RetCo has gone all the way to the top. Meet Milkman Man, heretofore unknown final son of Krypton, who was sent to our planet to save him from the destruction of his home world, only to be adopted by an evil dairy farmer and raised to love all things dairy!
Mother Panic / Batman Special
“MILK WARS” part two! Mother Panic has discovered a Gotham City transformed. What happened to her family and friends? And who moved into Gather House, the religious school that scarred Mother Panic as a young girl? It’s Father Bruce, the orphan millionaire who decided to give back to society by filling the deep demand for sidekicks. So many Robins in need of a nest! Plus, part two of the Eternity Girl backup story!
Shade the Changing Girl / Wonder Woman Special
“MILK WARS” part three! Shade has been split into multiple parts, each representing a different mood, all in service to the perfect and beautiful Wonder Wife. But Happy Shade is starting to sense that not all is right in Wonderland, and she finds something strange staring back at her on the other side of the looking glass! Plus, part three of the Eternity Girl backup story!
Cave Carson has a Cybernetic Eye / Swamp Thing Special #1
“MILK WARS” part four! Swamp Thing has detected a disturbance in the Green, and his hunt for it has led him to RetCo headquarters. There he finds Cave Carson and his crew struggling against being assimilated into RetCo’s diabolical narrative. Is it possible for Swampy and Cave to destroy the organization from the inside? Plus, find out how their efforts help Eternity Girl in the final installment of her backup story!
Doom Patrol / JLA Special #1
“MILK WARS” finale! As RetCo’s foundation shatters, the Young Animal teams come together with the Justice League and even more DC Universe heroes to finish the job. The only problem is, Milkman Man and RetCo still stand in their way. To right reality, the heroes of Young Animal and the DC Universe will have to unlock an outrageous power never before seen on any world!
This mind-blowing conclusion will establish new realities for all of the DC’s Young Animal titles.
Batman Sins of the Father (6 issue series)
Based on the acclaimed video game series from Telltale Games, this new digital-first comic tells the story of events between the first and second seasons. Someone is killing people associated with Arkham Asylum during the time Thomas Wayne was forcibly committing people there. Suspicion falls on the families suing Bruce Wayne to pay for the harm caused by his father. Batman has other ideas, but his investigation leads to him becoming the target of a deadly assassin.
The Brave & The Bold: Batman & Wonder Woman (6 issue Mini series)
When a Celtic god’s murder leads to a war between the fairy folk and a possible breach between worlds, Wonder Woman must find the murderer and keep the peace while Batman investigates strange occurrences in Gotham City. As Diana must turn to the World’s Greatest Detective for help, the two heroes quickly learn their cases may be connected.
Mera Queen of Atlantis
From the pages of AQUAMAN comes a brand-new adventure starring Mera, in her own title for the first time ever! As the brutal Atlantean Civil War rages, Mera must keep the peace between the surface world and Atlantis as its newly anointed queen in exile. But when Aquaman’s brother Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, learns of his homeland’s fate, he’ll stop at nothing to return to Atlantis as its king and savior!
Goosebumps Download and Die!
All-ages friendly spooks and creeps return in this, our second arc of the best-selling series, originally created by R.L. Stine! When Mitra and her two besties find a phone with the latest and greatest technology and apps, they think they are dreaming. But when push (notifications) come to shove, they might be living a nightmare!
Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight (80 page Hardcover)
The kid-friendly horror series that defined a decade returns to comics! Readers beware, you’re in for a scare!
Brave the spine-tingling world of R.L. Stine to uncover the thrills and chills of the first ever Goosebumps comic series to feature original stories! Kicking things off is a new creepy carousel spin on HorrorLand! When Mia and Ginny go to stay at their Grandma’s mothball-filled house for the summer, boredom forces them to venture out into her tiny town. But, soon, what appears to be a dusty used bookstore plunges them into an upside-down world of terror!
The Spider King
When a fleet of spaceships crashes into northern Europe in 956 AD, a group of unlikely Viking heroes are the last line of defense against a brutal intergalactic warlord. Equal parts science fiction and fantasy, The Spider King follows the adventures of Viking warriors as they defend their world against alien invaders armed with futuristic technology and impossible weapons.
If any of these titles peeks your interest just let us know by the 27th, the order will be put in the last week of the month.