Monday, 6 April 2015


New Graphic Novels and Trades for this week, from Wednesday April 8th

Graphic Novels / Trades

DC Comics
Astro City Family Album TP

DC Comics
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Brent Eric Anderson, Will Blyberg (CA) Alex Ross
Every family has treasured memories... and isn't that what a family album is for? You're invited to share in some of Astro City's greatest memories - from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous super hero's first day at school, to a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future.

Don't miss this new edition of the classic ASTRO CITY collection, featuring a new cover by Alex Ross!
Deathstroke The Terminator TP vol 1

DC Comics
(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Steve Erwin, Will Blyberg (CA) Mike Zeck
In these tales from DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR #1-9 and THE NEW TITANS #70, Deathstroke hunts for the man who tried to kill his ex-wife - the man called the Ravager. Then, someone is knocking off the crime bosses of Gotham City. It's up to Deathstroke to eliminate the competition - but Batman doesn't take kindly to intruders on his turf.
Harley Quinn TP vol1 Hot in the city

DC Comics
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Amanda Conner & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
The sensational series that gave Harley Quinn her own New 52 spotlight is collected from the star-studded #0 issue to issue #8! Don't miss Harley's big move to Coney Island as she becomes a roller derby queen - all while she carries on in her criminal career!
Harley Quinn HC vol2 Power outage

DC Comics
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Marco Failla & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
The first rule of Skate Club do not mess with the Mistress of Mayhem! Harley stumbles across an underground fight club where big money equals big body counts! She's in...and she's making Sy Borgman her agent. Plus, what would happen if the demented Clown Princess of Crime visited the most popular comic con out there? And Harley attempts to rescue Poison Ivy - with smelly results! Collects HARLEY QUINN #9-13, HARLEY QUINN: FUTURES END #1, a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4 and the star-studded HARLEY QUINN INVADES COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO #1!
Mortal Kombat X TP vol1

DC Comics
(W) Shawn Kittelsen (A) Dexter Soy & Various (CA) Ivan Reis
Get over here...for an all-new digital-first series set before the events of 2015's highly anticipated game Mortal Kombat X! Prepare yourself for the brutal adventures of all your favorite Mortal Kombat characters and witness the rise of the next generation of Kombatants! As Scorpion and his newest companion set off in deadly pursuit of Raiden, Cassie Cage finds herself in an illegal MMA deathmatch. Is she ready for her first taste of Mortal Kombat? Collects issues #1-4 of the new series.
Orion by Walter Simonson Omnibus HC
DC Comics
(W) Walter Simonson & Various (CA) Walter Simonson
Legendary writer/artist Walter Simonson takes on Jack Kirby's Fourth World! These tales star the heroes and villains of the Fourth World as Darkseid seeks the Anti-Life Equation and Orion battles to stop him! Collects ORION #1-25 and stories from JACK KIRBY'S FOURTH WORLD #9-11 and 13!
Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman TP vol1

DC Comics
(W) Gail Simone & Various (A) Ethan Van & Various (CA) Gene Ha
This new Wonder Woman series begins when Oracle calls for help after the entire Bat-Family is sidelined. And when Wonder Woman steps into the breach, Gotham City's criminals get the surprise of their lives! Plus, Wonder Woman battles an otherdimensional science-villain, meets Ra's al Ghul, and accepts a covert mission from Queen Hippolyta that takes her to Apokolips. Collects Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman #1-5.
IDW Comics
Deadlands Deadmans Hands TP

IDW Comics
(W) David Gallaher & Various (A) Steve Ellis & Various (CA) Various
Deadlands is the award winning, world-famous, original WEIRD WESTERN role-playing game from Pinnacle Entertainment that blends westerns, horror, and steam-punk into a rich world filled with mysticism, magic, supernatural evil, and gunslingers! This collection of comics based on the game contains "The Devil's Six Gun," "Massacre at Red Wing," "Death Was Silent," "Black Water," "Vengeful," and "What a Man's Got To Do."
Milt Gross New York

IDW Comics
(W/A/CA) Milt Gross
A "lost" graphic novel from one of the first and most brilliant graphic novelists: Milt Gross! In a mind-blowing, laugh-filled, freewheeling tour of New York, Gross' character Pop and his sidekick son blast through the East Side, The West Side, China Town and Harlem. The demented-duo roar through Yankee Stadium, The New York Public Library and Coney Island! Listen to what big shot cartoonists say about Gross: "I love all his work-what a goofball!" -Robert Crumb,  "Still Great!" -Jules Feiffer, "He frees you up!"-Patrick McDonnell, "Dig!" -Matt Groening. Introduction by Craig Yoe, award-winning editor of "The Complete Milt Gross Comic Books and Life Story".
Rogue Trooper Classics TP

IDW Comics
(W) Gerry Finley-Day (A) Dave Gibbons & Various (CA) John McCrea
In this battle-scarred landscape called Nu Earth, the Norts and Southers fight where only the Genetic Infantrymen can survive unaided. Rogue is one such soldier, and these are his tales. Created by Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons, this collection features stories such as "Rogue Trooper," "Doomsday Valley," "Ascent to Buzzard," "The Body Looters," and more.
Samurai JackTP vol3

IDW Comics
(W) Jim Zub (A) Andy Suriano, Ethen Beavers (CA) Andy Suriano
After the Threads of Time failed to return Jack back to the past, he searches for a new way to return to his rightful era. But will Jack be willing to risk his magical blade in order to open a new portal to the past? Collects issues #11-15.
Star Trek TP vol 09 Q Gambit

IDW Comics
(W) Mike Johnson (A/CA) Tony Shasteen
The crew of the new Star Trek film franchise encounters the classic villain Q for the first time in this galaxy-spanning adventure developed in association with screenwriter/producer Roberto Orci! The mischievous Q sends James T. Kirk on a quest that will see the Enterprise joining forces with familiar faces from Star Trek lore. Collects issues #35-40.
Thunder Agents Classics TP vol 05

IDW Comics
(W) Steve Skeates & Various (A) Wally Wood & Various (CA) Ryan Brown
The original classic adventures of Dynamo, NoMan, Menthor, and more from T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents issue #12-14 and Dynamo #4.
TMNT Ghostbusters TP

IDW Comics
(W) Erik Burnham (A) Tom Waltz, Dan Schoening (CA) Dan Schoening
Collecting the hit IDW miniseries! When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City. One with a whole lot more ghosts... and Ghostbusters!
Transformers TP vol 07

IDW Comics
(W) John Barber (A) Sarah Stone & Various (CA) Casey W. Coller
The secret origins of CYBERTRON's golden age are revealed to OPTIMUS PRIME-and what he learns changes everything about the AUTOBOTS' mission on Earth. Collects issues #33-38.
Image Comics
Jupiters Legacy TP

Image Comics
(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Frank Quitely
The children of the world's greatest superheroes may never be able to fill their parents' shoes. When the family becomes embattled by infighting, one branch stages an uprising and another goes into hiding. How long can the world survive when one family's super-powered problems explode onto the global stage? Just in time for the launch of the prequel series JUPITER'S CIRCLE comes this collected edition from storytelling masters MILLAR and QUITELY.

Collects JUPITER'S LEGACY #1-5
Sheltered TP

Image Comics
(W) Ed Brisson (A/CA) Johnnie Christmas
The children of Safe Haven sacrificed their own families in an attempt to survive a disaster that's poised to wipe out 90% of North America. However, the outside world is closing in and the kids have turned their sanctuary into a war zone.

The end of the world is now the LEAST of their concerns.
Collects SHELTERED #11-15 - the final arc!
Sinergy TP

Image Comics
(W) Michael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma (CA) Michael Avon Oeming
The day Jess lost her virginity, she found insight into another world right beside our own. She can now see the interdimensional monsters living among us, feeding on our sins. Her father is a 'seer' like her, and together they will save the world, one monster at a time...while trying to keep their family together.
Collects SINERGY #1-5

Marvel Comics
Avengers Ultron Unbound TP

Marvel Comics
(W) Roy Thomas & Various (A) Various (CA) Dave Ross
Earth's Mightiest Heroes face Ultron, their deadliest foe, once again! More powerful than ever before, the mechanical menace has declared himself...the ultimate Ultron! And he's upgraded his elimination target from merely mankind - to all life on Earth. But Ultron doesn't intend to inherit the world alone. Which of the West Coast Avengers women will he take as the basis for his metallic mate, known as War Toy? As the Whackos regroup after a blistering assault, Ultron finds that the path of true love doesn't run smooth - even for ruthless robots. Brace yourself for a lovers' tiff for the ages! An, in a Vision adventure that proves that even an android can dream, discover which all-too-familiar foe can take control of the Vision, Jocasta and even Ultron! Collecting AVENGERS WEST COAST #89-91 and ANNUAL #8, and VISION (1994) #1-4.
Captain America TP vol4 Iron Nail

Marvel Comics
(W) Rick Remender (A) Pascal Alixe, Nic Klein (CA) Nic Klein
S.H.I.E.L.D. has always had secrets. Now, learn what happens when they fall into the hands of their deadliest enemies. The Weapon Minus Program has been reopened, S.H.I.E.L.D. is compromised, and Maria Hill is lying - again. Can Cap rely on Jet Black, daughter of criminal mastermind Arnim Zola, to leave behind her father's teachings and help? Can he trust anyone at all? Democracy trembles as the mysterious and powerful Iron Nail decimates S.H.I.E.L.D. And as the enraged Cap's already fragile psyche nears a breaking point, Dr. Mindbubble's delusions are there to push him over. Captain America lays a final sacrifice on the altar of freedom as he takes on the Iron Nail - and is broken! This is the day it all changes. This is the beginning of the end for Steve Rogers. Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA (2012) #16-21.
Captain Marvel vol 02 Stay Fly

Marvel Comics
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A) Marcio Takara, David Lopez (CA) David Lopez
Captain Marvel's space adventure with her pet cat, Chewie, continues! But when they have an unexpected alien visitor, Carol learns that Rocket Raccoon was right: There's more to Chewie than meets the eye! Chewie is a Flerkin...and a mom to hundreds! Is this the end for Carol and her pet? Then, Carol has her hands full with a special guest-star from the X-Universe: rock and roll maven Lila Cheney! And Christmas comes to the Carol Corps as we celebrate 100 issues and nearly 50 years of Carol Danvers' high-flying adventures! But after tracking Captain Marvel and Tic for weeks, the Haffensye Consortium has finally caught up to them both! Carol was barely able to survive the last time she squared off against the Haffensye - will the astronomical Avenger be so lucky again? Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2014) #7-12.
New Avengers HC by Jonathan Hickman vol 01 - Marvel Comics
(W/A/) Jonathan Hickman
(A/CA) various
The Illuminati, Marvel's most powerful and secretive team, must reassemble to stand against interdimensional incursions! Parallel Earths are beginning to collide, destroying one or both worlds - and when Black Panther, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Black Bolt, Mr. Fantastic, Sub-Mariner and Beast take on the task of preserving their planet, they soon realize they must destroy countless others. Their grim task is complicated by old wounds, lies and secret agendas as the cold war between Wakanda and Atlantis heats up into a full-scale conflict! Can Captain America and the Infinity Gems help save Earth? Will Galactus' arrival prompt the Illuminati to do the unthinkable? Can the team turn the tide against a cosmic invasion? And what happens when Black Bolt faces Thanos' forces? Jonathan Hickman revamps NEW AVENGERS in a multiverse-spanning saga! Collecting NEW AVENGERS (2013) #1-12.
Skull The Slayer TP

Marvel Comics
(W) Marv Wolfman & Various (A) Steve Gan & Various (CA) Gil Kane
It's Lost meets The Land That Time Forgot when an airplane and all its passengers are transported to a strange world inhabited by dinosaurs, primitives and aliens! But for one man, this journey into prehistory is a chance to seize his destiny - and become the hero he always wanted to be! In our world, Vietnam veteran Jim Scully is a wanted man, accused of his own brother's murder. But in this wild new land, he becomes - Skull the Slayer! With fellow passengers to protect, dinosaurs to hunt and alien mysteries to uncover, Skull finds himself on a voyage through the ages - courtesy of the mysterious Time Tower! Prepare for an epic tale of life and death, culminating in a titanic team-up with the Fantastic Four's Thing and Mr. Fantastic! Collecting SKULL THE SLAYER #1-8 and MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #35-36.
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection Tp Empire Vol 01 Empire

Marvel Comics
(W/A) Various (CA) Alex Ross
Let the dark times begin! Marvel welcomes Star Wars to the Epic Collection program, with this first volume of a series focused on the years following STAR WARS: EPISODE III - REVENGE OF THE SITH! After the Clone Wars' end, the Republic has fallen and Palpatine exerts his ruthless grip on his new Galactic Empire. Now, the few Jedi that remain must decide whether to hold true to their faith, or abandon it completely in the face of a brutal purge - one carried out by the new Dark Lord of the Sith: Darth Vader! Collecting STAR WARS: REPUBLIC #78-80, STAR WARS: PURGE #1, STAR WARS: PURGE - SECONDS TO DIE #1, STAR WARS: PURGE - THE HIDDEN BLADE #1, STAR WARS: PURGE - THE TYRANT'S FIST #1-2, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE LOST COMMAND #1-5 and STAR WARS: DARK TIMES #1-5.
Other publishers

Bergen Street Press

(W/A/CA) Michel Fiffe

Genocide ain't a pretty thing to see. But there's no time to mourn when your face is at the edge of the gun. Scared, desperate, and alone, Copra's gonna clear their name in a brutal reckoning with the forces that screwed them over and sold them out. Will hate be enough? This is it: Copra Round Two, the second volume of Michel Fiffe's unmatched juggernaut of self-published violence.

Crossed Badlands TP vol 12

Avatar Press Inc
(W) David Lapham (A) Francisco Manna (CA) Gabriel Andrade
Garth Ennis' world of Crossed has become the pinnacle of survival horror in fiction.  David Lapham (Stray Bullets) returns to Crossed with a crime story told both before and after the Crossed outbreak!  A father is pushed to the brink when his family is brutally tortured and killed.  With only revenge to keep him going, he becomes a monster himself with only one purpose, to find the man that did this and make him suffer more than anyone has before.  But then C-Day happened and the world changed. Now a mystery to solve becomes one man's singular obsession to cross a sea of maniacs and destroy a monster no matter the cost.  There is no help and there is no hope. There is only the Crossed.  This volume collects issues #62 - 70 of the ongoing Crossed: Badlands series.
Double Jumpers TP

Danger Zone
(W) Dave Dwonch (A/CA) Bill Blankenship
Action Lab's first series to break into CBR's Top 100 list returns to print! After Jason and his team of programmers get stuck in their virtual reality game, Dungeon Lords, they must find a way back to the real world. Unbeknownst to them, the fantasy characters they inhabit have taken control of their bodies, and now wizards and warriors run free in Las Vegas! Collects the 4 issue series that's like The Hangover meets MMO video games.

Herald Lovecraft & Tea

Action Lab Ent.
(W) John Reilly (A) Tom Rogers, Dexter Weeks (CA) Jack Ciolli
While searching for Amelia Earhart, famed inventor Nikola Tesla is forced to work with reclusive horror writer HP Lovecraft as they race against a conspiracy of Cthulhu cultists for an extant copy of the original Necronomicon. Collects Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla #1-3
Norman TP

Titan Comics
(W/A) Stan Silas
Norman is a typical eight-year-old boy. Except for being a psychopatic killer, that is! Norman is a typical eight-year-old, living in a little old house with his zombie uncle. A fan of horror movies, he seeks to recreate his favourite scenes starring his heroes: Freddy Krugger, Jason Vorhees, and Michael Myers. Jeremy, the new boy in the village, will soon join the ranks of the missing children!
Skyward TP Into the woods

Action Lab Ent.
(W/A/CA) Jeremy Dale
All three collctions of Jeremy Dale's hit series Skyward in one handy package! Follow the adventures of Quinn and his dog Jack as they face off against fantastic, terrible threats, meet new curious allies, and find a new life amidst the invasion of their homeland. Collects Skyward #1-9 in three volumes!
Translucid TP

Boom! Studios
(W) Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert (A) Daniel Bayliss (CA) Jeff Stokely
We call The Navigator a hero. We call The Horse a villain. The two have been locked in a battle for years, fighting for the soul of New York City. But are they just two sides of the same playing card? Translucid is a startling deconstruction of the classic bond between a hero and his villain, and shows what it takes to push a person to take up either mantle. Collects the entire miniseries, issues #16.

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