Upcoming noteworthy books!

DUE 4.5.16

punisherPUNISHER #1 A by-the-numbers drug bust is about to take Frank Castle by surprise…and he HATES surprises. The horrible fallout threatens to send The Punisher into the heart of darkness, but Castle won’t make that journey alone: A DEA agent is on his trail and attempting to get into his head…but what horrors will she find there, and will she survive the experience? First-time Punisher writer Becky Cloonan and quintessential Punisher artist Steve Dillon are forcing Frank Castle out of his comfort zone and taking him to the edge of the world he thought he knew! Written by Becky Cloonan and illustrated by Steve Dillon.

daredevil_punisher     DAREDEVIL PUNISHER #1 (OF 4) A simple change of venues for one of Matt Murdock’s cases becomes more complicated when THE PUNISHER attempts to send the defendant away…permanently! If DAREDEVIL and BLINDSPOT want to get this mobster his day in court, it will take every ounce of wit and wile they have. All Frank needs to get what he wants is a bullet. The race is on! Written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Szymon Kudranski. pride_joy

PRIDE & JOY Still mourning the loss of his wife, Jimmy Kavanagh lives quietly in the backwoods of New England, raising his devoted daughter and resentful son. That is, until fate comes calling in the worst way and Jimmy’s criminal past threatens to destroy his family. Written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by John Higgins.


DUE 11.5.16

civil_war_0CIVIL WAR II #0 From the creative team that brought you House of M and Siege comes a blistering first chapter in Marvel’s new explosive event. Watch as the players are introduced and the table is set for a storyline that fans will be talking about for years. Written byBrian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Olivier Coipel.

 


 

DUE 18.5.16

plutonaPLUTONA  Five kids discover the body of the world’s greatest super hero, Plutona, in the woods after school one day. This discovery sends them on a dark journey that will threaten to tear apart their friendship and their lives.Collects Plutona #1-5 written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Emi Lenox.


 

DUE 25.5.16

squirrelUNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL VOL. 3: SQUIRREL REALLY GOT ME NOW New series, New Avenger! With her unique combination of wit, empathy and squirrel powers, computer-science student Doreen Green – a.k.a. the unbeatable Squirrel Girl – is all that stands between the Earth and total destruction. Well, Doreen plus her friends Tippy-Toe (a squirrel) and Nancy (a regular human with no powers). So mainly Squirrel Girl. And what hope does the Earth have if she gets hurled back in time to the 1960s and erased from history? At least Nancy will never forget her friend, but what invincible armored Avenger can she call on to help, through the magic of social media? Decades apart, can they avert doom, or will everything go wrong forever? Howard the Duck hopes not – he has an appointment for a crossover! Collecting THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL (2015) #1-6 and HOWARD THE DUCK (2015B) #6 Written by Ryan North and Chip Zdarsky, illustrated by Erica Henderson and Joe Quinones.


 

DUE 1.6.16

mythicMYTHIC  Vol. 1 Science is a lie, an opiate for the masses. The truth is, magic makes the world go ’round and when magic breaks, MYTHIC fixes it. Apache shaman Waterson, Greek immortal Cassandra, and cell phone salesman Nate Jayadarma are assigned with keeping the gears of the supernatural world turning, and you from ever knowing about it. Collects MYTHIC #1-8 written by Phil Hester and illustrated by John McCrea. deadly class

DEADLY CLASS VOL. 4: DIE FOR ME It’s 1988 and Marcus Lopez’s first year at Kings Dominion, the elite academy where damaged teenagers are forged into the world’s deadliest assassins, is coming to a close, and the final exam. Pass or Fail, no one survives the Freshman Finals without getting blood on their hands. Collects DEADLY CLASS #17-21 written by Rick Remender and illustrated by Wesley Craig.

CIVIL WAR II #1 (OF 6) spider_womanSPIDER-WOMAN VOL. 1: SHIFTING GEARS Jessica Drew is a private investigator, a super hero and…a mom-to-be? Since we saw her last, Spider-Woman’s got a whole new responsibility – now she’s adventuring for two! Ben Urich and Porcupine are still along for the ride – in fact, they won’t even let Jess leave the car half the time! How’s a gal supposed to save the day when her friends are being all overprotective? Jess will soon find herself in over her head when she’s held captive by Skrulls…in an alien hospital…in the centre of a black hole…with a bunch of pregnant extra-terrestrials! Her baby is on its way, and expectations won’t be disappointed in the mother of all Spider-stories! Collecting SPIDER-WOMAN (2015) #1-5 and material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #1. Written by Dennis Hopeless and illustrated by Javier Rodriguez.


 

DUE 8.6.16

captainmarvelCAPTAIN MARVEL VOL. 1: EARTHS MIGHTIEST HERO Carol Danvers has a new codename and is determined to prove she’s the best of the best! She’s forging a new future for herself as Captain Marvel, but finds she still can’t walk away from a challenge from her past! It’s a firefight in the sky as the Banshee Squadron makes its debut – but who are the Prowlers, and where has Carol seen them before? Witness her in blazing battlefield action that just may change the course of history! Then, the Avengers’ new Captain Marvel meets their old one: Monica Rambeau! But what’s Monica’s problem? And can they resolve it before a threat from the ocean depths attacks? Meanwhile, something is weakening Carol’s powers, threatening to leave the ace pilot grounded. Will her claim to the title of Earth’s Mightiest Hero be short-lived? Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2012) #1-12


 

DUE 15.6.16

clean_roomCLEAN ROOM VOL. 1: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION  In the first six issues of this new Vertigo series, meet Astrid Mueller, the enigmatic leader of a giant self-help organization. Journalist Chloe Pierce’s fiancé committed suicide after reading Astrid’s book-and now Chloe is determined to find out who Astrid Mueller really is and learn the secret of the Clean Room, where your deepest fears are revealed. Written by Gail Simone and illustrated by Jon Davis-Hunt. patsy_walker

PATSY WALKER AKA HELLCAT VOL. 1: HOOKED ON FELINE Patsy Walker has managed to escape her past, her enemies and Hell itself (literally) – but nothing compares to job hunting in New York City! Between trying to make rent and dodging bullets, she barely has time to deal with her mother’s exploitative romance comics about Patsy’s past resurfacing, much less how they start to interfere with her work and dating life. As she goes from living a double life to living a triple one, what the Hell is Patsy supposed to do? There’ll be burgers, monsters and rent cheques; old friends like Howard the Duck and Valkyrie; and a ghost from the past with questionable motives! Comics’ most flexible heroine has been a provisional Avenger, a Defender, Satan’s daughter-in-law and a dead woman – but she’s never been anything like this! Collecting PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #1-5. Written by Kate Leth and illustrated by Brittney Williams. hawkeye

HAWKEYE VOL. 6: HAWKEYES Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim at another season – but this time there’s a twist! Arrows fly in two eras as a deep-seated rift stretches across time, bringing old man Clint and a wiser Kate back together to chase down mistakes from their past. But as the reluctantly reunited members of Team Hawkeye struggle to rebuild their trust, their mission brings them face-to-face with the Mandarin! Meanwhile, today’s Clint finds himself estranged from his partner and paying a visit to his big brother, Barney. What makes a hero and what breaks a hero? Find out as Hawkeyes clash in a turbulent trip down memory lane that takes them back to the future! Collecting ALL-NEW HAWKEYE (2015) #1-6. Written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Ramon K. Perez.


 

DUE 22.6.16

ms_marvelMS MARVEL  VOL. 5: SUPER FAMOUS She’s your new favourite. She’s everyone’s new favourite. And now she’s joining the big leagues. Look out world, Kamala Khan is an Avenger! But is she really cut out to be one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Saving the world is important, but Jersey City still needs its protector – and a development company that co-opted Ms. Marvel’s face for its project has more in mind for gentrification than just real estate! Can Kamala take down the evil suits destroying her home without ruining her grades and personal life? Speaking of which, who exactly is that with Bruno? And when Kamala creates an army of automatons to help her fight crime, will she learn that too much Ms. Marvel is actually a bad thing? Get back on board, Kamala Korps, the ride is about to get wild! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2015) #1-6.  moon_girl

MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR  VOL. 1: BFF Lunella Lafayette is a preteen genius who wants to change the world, but lives in fear of the Inhuman genes inside her! Now, Lunella’s life is turned upside down when a red-scaled beast is teleported from the prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call…today! Together they’re the most Marvelous Team-Up of all – Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur! But will they be BFFs forever, or just until DD’s dinner time? And Lunella soon learns that there are other problems with having a titanic T-Rex as a pet in the modern-day Marvel Universe. School, for one. Monster hunters are another – especially when they’re the Totally Awesome Hulk! Then there’s the fact that everyone’s favourite dino didn’t journey through time alone. Beware the prehistoric savages known as the Killer-Folk – New York City’s deadliest tourists! Collecting MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #1-6. Written by Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, and illustrated by Natacha Bustos. nyx

NYX COMPLETE COLLECTION Meet a pack of New York City gutterpunks – including the girl destined to one day become the All-New, All-Different Wolverine! Yes, X-23’s journey of hardship begins in NYC, where Xavier’s dream has failed a group of young mutants. These wayward angels with dirty faces must rely on themselves for everything from food to shelter to love. Just as the X-Men battle for their lives against super villains, these kids face their own fight for survival in the cold, harsh city that never sleeps against the backdrop of their species’ nigh-extinction. The world of the X-Men hits the streets in this gritty and offbeat different series! Collecting NYX #1-7 and NYX: NO WAY HOME #1-6. id

ID A dystopian tale that analyzes the conflict between perception and identity through the struggle of three people who consider a “body transplant” as a solution to their lives. By Emma Rios. northlanders

NORTHLANDERS BOOK 1: THE ANGLO SAXON SAGA These tales illustrate the harsh life of the Viking invasion and occupation of the British Isles from the 8th to 11th centuries. Families are broken, lives are saved, and death is everywhere in these gritty tales from NORTHLANDERS #1-16, #18-19 and #41.


 

DUE 29.6.16

sagaSAGA VOL. 6 After a dramatic time jump, the three-time Eisner Award winner for Best Continuing Series continues to evolve, as Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her star-crossed family learns hard lessons of their own. Collects SAGA #31-36 written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Fiona Staples.


 

DUE 13.7.16

monikaMONIKA: THE MASKED BALL Monika is an artist, desperately searching for the sister she lost as a child. When a lead takes her into a dark erotic underworld, she realizes that her missing sister is involved. Hiding her true self, Monika is only truly comfortable with an advanced, secret, Artificial Intelligence that fascinates her. Written by Thilde Barboni and illustrated by Guillem March.

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