The Mighty Avengers #1
-The Avengers are away and Thanos is here to play! He plays a little rough, though.
-Luke Cage and a conglomeration of street-level heroes (including the Superior Spider-Man, Monica Rambeau, White Tiger, and the mysterious Spider-Hero) are all that’s left to fend off Thanos‘ generals!
-Marvel finally listened to fans and is providing a series with a little diversity to it! When was the last time you saw three black superheroes on a team with only one white hero? Yeah, never. Glad to say it happens here.
-Join Pulp for the Launch Party of this book on Wednesday! Each copy purchased earns you a special Mighty Avengers trading card! Also, be on the lookout for a number of special variant covers, including one by fan-favorite Skottie Young!
Sons of Anarchy #1
-The cult favorite FX series, Sons of Anarchy, continues in this limited miniseries from Boom Studios!
-Having cultivated a selection of intelligent, faithful series of comics adapted from television and film (like Adventure Time, Robocop, and Eureka), Boom! is the perfect publisher to handle this series!
-Tig must protect the daughter of a former SAMCO member at all costs!
-Christopher Golden, a popular sci-fi and fantasy novelist, is in charge of this adaptation, making sure to stay faithful to the characters and feel of the show.
East of West v.1 tpb
-Written by author of Manhattan Projects, Infinity, Avengers, New Avengers, God is Dead, and Secret, Jonathan Hickman!
-Set in an alternate universe where the four horsemen of the apocalypse have descended upon the Earth, technology has advanced to a unbelievable level, and the country was shattered into factions following the civil war.
-Death, of the four horsemen, has returned and his hellbent on revenge against those who thought they’d killed him many years before. And what have they done with his lover and child?
-A perfect entry point for the series, this first volume collects issues 1-5 for the low price of $9.99!
DC Villain’s Month Week 2
-This week sees the release of thirteen more villain-centric titles in both 2D and 3D covers (though the latter are bound to go fast!).
-If you’ve been reading Batman Zero Year by Scott Snyder, you’re definitely going to want to snag the Riddler issue as it is written by Snyder, himself, and drawn by local favorite, Jeremy Haun!
-Geoff Johns lends his creative keyboard to the story for the Black Manta issue this week. If you picked up Forever Evil #1, you know that Manta has just been broken out of prison and given Aquaman‘s trident. What will he do next?
-Other notable baddies this week include Harley Quinn (written by St. Louis native, Matt Kindt), Lobo (the first appearance of a radically new design), and Zod (written by Batman/Superman writer, Greg Pak)