Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Weelky Top 10 Comic Book Coundown 04/27/2016

Greetings to all,

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! Every week we're suggesting the following comic books you might like to read and add to your already amazing collection.  Please remember to contact your local comic book store to see if they carry any of these titles you see below.  Have a great day and thanks for reading. Enjoy!

10. X-Files (2016) #1 $4.99 IDW Publishing
For years, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully toiled in the X-Files unit, a one-office division of the Bureau dealing with cases deemed unsolvable and related to unexplained phenomena. During their investigations, Mulder, the 'believer,' and Scully, the 'skeptic,' delved into the occult, religion, urban legends, conspiracy theories, UFOs, alien abductions, and genetic engineering. Eventually, both agents left the FBI and began a new life together in peaceful anonymity, which endured until now. Collects the first 15 issues of the Season 10 series.

9. Fourth Planet #1 $3.99 Chapterhouse Comics
The Fourth Planet is the brand new series from Chapterhouse Comics that The Examiner called 'evocative and truly cosmic.' The quarterly, written by Fred Kennedy and brilliantly illustrated by Miko Maciaszek, sets the stage where a stolen warship loaded with runaway human slaves crashes onto a planet with three warring races, the most advanced of which has only just begun using gunpowder weaponry. Vastly outnumbered, will the humans become the very thing they were running away from?

8. Killbox #1 $3.99 American Gothic Press
A down-on-his-luck bartender. A Yakuza's wife. A teenager with a penchant for handguns. They may not appear to have anything in common, but they're all part of the Killbox. The debut series by Tom Riordan brings a vicious game of violence to the streets of Los Angeles, where carefully selected players are picking each other off one by one.

7. Over Garden Wall #1 $3.99 Boom! Studios
Over the Garden Wall is now an ongoing series! In this kickoff issue, Wirt and Greg might have escaped the Beast's grasp and made it out of the Unknown, but some things can't be forgotten. Greg returns to Dreamland at night, where the silly creatures who live there help him on his adventures. Then, dive back into the early days in the Unknown where young Anna, the daughter of the Woodsman, must learn to survive in the woods on her own.

6. Injection #9 $2.99 Image Comics
Simeon and Brigid are trying not to get killed in New York with Vivek, Maria is pulling her hair out, and Robin is changing his mind. The last time he did that, the Injection was born.

5. Star Wars #18 $3.99 Marvel Comics
With the Rebel base completely overtaken, our only hope is... ...Leia...Sana...and APHRA?!? Can they save the Imperial prisoners? Do they want to?

4. Independence Day #2 $3.99 Titan Comics
With fear and suspicion running rife aboard the sub, Adams prepares to embark the alien vessel in search of answers. But how will its extraterrestrial crew react to unwanted visitors on board?

3. Micronauts #1 $3.99 IDW Publishing
THEY CAME FROM A DYING UNIVERSE! ACROYEAR, SPACE GLIDER, BIOTRON and their allies are back, on the run from the evil BARON KARZA, and blasting through a universe where magic and science vie for control! With resources dwindling, the long-lost TIME TRAVELERS may hold the key to salvation? but will it mean armageddon for our world?

2. Batman #51 $3.99 DC Comics
Batman has battled everything from the Court of Owls to Mr. Bloom to the Joker, but how does he handle a quiet night in Gotham City...?

1. Aliens Defiance #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
Battling demons from her past while fighting for her life, Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks, in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics, is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars.