Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 10/18/2017

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

It's another big week for comic books! Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! As we each and every week, we're suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and add to your already awesome collection!

We hope you'll enjoy this week's pick and please be sure to contact your local comic book store to see if they carry any titles you see below.

Have a great Wednesday on this new comic book day!

10. Super Sons #9 $3.99 DC Comics
'Planet of the Capes' part four! Superboy and Robin were training to become the next Superman and Batman-but they never signed up to be the saviors of the multiverse! Ready or not, the boys have their work cut out for them as the endless alien armies of Yggardis descend upon our young heroes!

9. Torchwood The Culling #1 (of 4) $3.99 Titan Comics
When we last saw Captain Jack, Gwen, and the rest of the new Torchwood team, they had just defeated an alien invasion in the Arctic... but missed a mysterious pod, buried under the ice, that held a seemingly familiar face. Now Captain Jack must battle his worst nightmare... or greatest daydream! 


8. Cable #150 $3.99 Marvel Comics (HOT)
THE NEWER MUTANTS Part 1 The time-traveling mutant known as Cable has made it his one-man mission to preserve all of time itself. But when a disturbance in the timestream sends Cable back to the recent past, he'll find a mutant killer he won't be able to handle alone. Cable's led teams of X-Men before and he'll have to turn to some old allies and new friends to stop this deadly threat.

7. Shirtless Bear-fighter #5 (of 5) $3.99 Image Comics
MINI-SERIES FINALE This is it! The heart-stopping conclusion to the greatest comic saga of our time. It's Shirtless vs. Brother Bear in a bear-chested, bear-knuckled fight to the death! Being the angriest man alive has gotten Shirtless far, but can it take him all the way?

6. Optimus Prime First Strike #1 $3.99 IDW Publishing
With Cybertron under siege by Baron Ironblood's forces, Optimus Prime and Arcee defend their homeland! Caught in the middle is the human/Transformer team known as the Revolutionaries-and one of them has a secret that puts everyone at risk!

5. Invincible Iron Man #593 $3.99 Marvel Comics
THE SEARCH FOR TONY STARK Part 1 Tony Stark has vanished! The mystery deepens as Stark friends and foes must decide, finally, who will wield the power of Iron Man! All the contenders are in position, and all the armor is polished. There can only be one Armored Avenger! The path to the most startling Iron Man story ever begins here!

4. Rugrats #1 $3.99 Boom! Studios (Must Read)
Hang on to your diapies, babies! We're teaming up with Nickelodeon for all-new Rugrats adventures with the most intrepid toddlers to ever bust out of a playpen! Tommy, Chucky, Phil and Lil have noticed something-they are being watched. Somehow their parents can see every little thing that they can do. They're going to have to find a way to have fun while avoiding the electronic eyes of the babycam!

3. Superman #33 $2.99 DC Comics
'IMPERIUS LEX' part three! Steppenwolf, field general of Apokolips, enlists Superman's son Jon into his Canine Cavalry to stop Superman from helping Luthor reclaim the throne once held by Darkseid.

2. Batman #33 $2.99 DC Comics
'A DREAM OF ME' part 1! Following his marriage proposal to Catwoman, Batman leaves Gotham City on a quest of renewal and redemption. As he travels and fights, he encounters members of his family-each disturbed by Batman's journey, each ready to stand in his way, each ready to push back against Batman's stubborn determination to evolve into something better than a superhero.

1. Incredible Hulk #709 $3.99 Marvel Comics (HOT)
RETURN TO PLANET HULK Part 1 When Amadeus Cho picks up a distress signal from a distant planet he's shocked to find out it's from SAKAAR. As the Totally Awesome Hulk, he's been trying to avert the curse of anger that haunted Bruce Banner. But SAKAAR is a place for warriors and gladiators...a place where the Hulk fought brutally in the Imperial Arena...who is calling Cho for help?

TPB Pick of The Week! - Batgirl TPB Vol. 02 Son Of Penguin


Batgirl TPB Vol. 02 Son Of Penguin (rebirth) $16.99 DC Comics
For Barbara Gordon, things take a turn for the strange when the new tech mogul moving into her neighborhood turns out to be the estranged son of the Penguin! But Ethan Cobblepot isn't what she expected, and Babs might just be falling for him! Will he turn out to be the hero he says he is, or the villain he was born to be? Collects BATGIRL #7-11 and BATGIRL ANNUAL #1.

Pick of The Week! - Thor #700

Mighty Thor #700 $5.99 Marvel Comics
DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR Part 1 The final judgement comes as the Mangog arrives! The War Thor will meet the beast head on. But even the bloodthirst of this Ultimate Thor may pale in comparison to the might of the Mangog!

The battle rages as Jane's cancer takes a turn for the worse, and she might not have to wait for the final judgment at all. The clock is ticking, and no hammer can save her this time. It's the beginning of the end that will lead to the most dramatic return in the Marvel Universe!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Comic Book Pass Look! For 10/11/2017

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

Here's a quick recap of comic books that came out last week. This is Comic Book Pass Look! For 10/11/2017 Enjoy!

Danger Doll Squad #1 $4.99 Danger Zone Comics
Our three most popular Danger Zone titles - Zombie Tramp, Vampblade, and DollFace - come together to form the all-new Danger Doll Squad! When each girl's deadliest foes merge together, our terrible threesome must enter 'the black room,' a virtual reality inside cyberspace, to do battle against Necro Magic AI!


Amazing Spider-Man #789 $3.99 Marvel Comics
THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1 Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened to PARKER INDUSTRIES?

God Complex #1 $3.99 Image Comics
In the futuristic city of Delphi, a young digital-forensics investigator named Seneca finds himself embroiled in the bizarre murders of three church acolytes. Guided by his cryptic mentor, the Ruler named Hermes, Seneca uncovers a stunning conspiracy and a mystery that will turn his entire world upside down.

Falcon #1 $3.99 Marvel Comics
TAKE FLIGHT Part 1 Sam Wilson - winged warrior, avian Avenger and one-time sentinel of liberty - takes to the skies again, reborn and recommitted as the fighter for freedom, THE FALCON! Engaged in an all-new assignment while training his new partner THE PATRIOT, Sam Wilson soars high and sees all. But Sam's new mission finds him on a collision course with an enemy way out of his weight class-the demonic BLACKHEART!

Fighting American #1 $3.99 Titan Comics
Direct continuation of Simon and Kirby's classic series! Fighting American returns! Written by Gordon Rennie with artwork by Duke Mighten, with a cover by Terry and Rachel Dodson! When the 1950s heroes find themselves trapped in the modern world, how will they handle what society has become, and what dangers will they face? With modern-day villains to contend with, enemies from their past pursuing them, and a whole new world to come to terms with, what daring adventures could Fighting American and Speed-Boy find themselves in now?

DVD Tuesday - New DVD Releases October 17th, 2017



Spider-man: Homecoming (2017)
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA rating: PG-13
Director: Jon Watts
Actors: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr.
Plot: After helping out The Avengers during the events of Civil War, young Peter Parker returns to New York, now under the tutelage of Tony Stark, and finds that returning to a normal life is difficult when you're also Spider-Man. Yet as he comes to terms with being a teen and being a hero, a new villain called Vulture threatens to destroy all he holds dear.

Comic Book Fast Look! For 10/25/2017 (2 Weeks Out)

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

Before new comic arrive in stores, we're jumping ahead to see what's coming soon to shelves. This is Comic Book Fast Look!  For 10/25/2017 (2 Weeks Out).

Action Comics #990 (Lenticular Cover Edition) $3.99 DC Comics
'THE OZ EFFECT' part four! If Superman refuses to join Mr. Oz's cause, maybe Superboy will! The mysterious villain hits Superman where it hurts when Oz and Jon join forces. But the stakes are raised when the Last Son of Krypton is forced to choose between his son and saving his adopted home planet.

Ghostbusters Answer The Call #1 $3.99 IDW Publishing
'What Dreams May Come, Part 1!' On a routine house call to dispose of a simple Class III spook, Abby, Patty, Erin, and Holtzmann encounter a truly terrifying Class VII that appears to be feeding on fear. Able to create illusions that prey on their greatest fears, and with designs on turning the world into its own nightmare dimension ('natch!) our ladies may have finally met their match! 

Amazing Spider-Man #790 $3.99 Marvel Comics
THE FALL OF PARKER Part 2 Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened to PARKER INDUSTRIES?

WWE #10 $3.99 Boom! Studios
As the Wyatt Family's attacks on Roman Reigns intensify, Bray Wyatt inches even closer to ruling the WWE Universe.

Eternity #1 $3.99 Valiant Entertainment
A VISIONARY NEW SERIES! From the minds of New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, Mind MGMT) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY, X-Men: Deadly Genesis) comes an expedition into the Unknown. Beyond time... Beyond space... Beyond reality itself... ETERNITY awaits! This October, Valiant unveils a new plane of existence beyond our own and unleashes a universe of new worlds, new beings, and new myths...    

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday's Headlines - Gambit Release Date

20th Century Fox has assigned their previously set-aside release date of February 14, 2019 for Channing Tatum's long-in-development Gambit solo film, according to Deadline.

That date falls just one week after Sony's Silver & Black Spider-Man spin-off, which is due out February 8, and three weeks ahead of Marvel's Captain Marvel release date of March 8, 2019.

Monday's Headlines - Comic Book Preview

Five pencilled pages from December 20's Hawkman: Found #1 have been released. The pages, illustrated by Bryan Hitch, appear to hae Carter Hall surviving in the Dark Multiverse first exposed in Dark Nights: Metal.

HAWKMAN: FOUND #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by BRYAN HITCH and KEVIN NOWLAN
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
One of DC’S greatest heroes is missing! No one has seen or heard from Carter Hall—a.k.a. Hawkman—in years. Reincarnated repeatedly since the dawn of humanity, Hawkman has spent his many lives uncovering history’s most fantastic mysteries, and now he has become one himself! Take a journey into the one of the darkest corners of the DC Universe as a mysterious man tries to piece together what happened to Hawkman, and how it all connects to the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL!

On sale DECEMBER 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • FOIL-STAMPED COVER • RATED T+

Monday's Headlines - Comic Book Preview

Things get dire for the Dire Wraiths in a preview of next week's Rom vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #4.

Rom Vs. Transformers: Shining Armor #4
John Barber & Christos Gage (w) • Alex Milne (a & c)
Stardrive is torn between joining her fellow Transformers and staying with Rom and his knights… and the fate of an innocent world rests in her choice!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
·      An all-star lineup of Christos Gage (Rom), John Barber (Optimus Prime), and Alex Milne (More Than Meets the Eye) tell the never-before-revealed secret history of Rom and the Transformers!