Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 06.14.2017

Welcome Comic Book Fans!

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! How does this work, you might ask? 

Well, every week Northwest Comics & Games is searching the top 10 comics you might like to add to your collection and enjoy reading! So when you visit your local store you know what titles you'll like to checkout! We hope you like this week's countdown!

Thanks for reading!  On with the countdown......

10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2011 IDW) #70
Written by Tom Waltz and Kevin Eastman. Art and Cover by Mateus Santolouco. 'Desperate Measures' Part 4! A stand-off between humans and mutants turns deadly for one side and the consequences will have an impact for years to come! The senses-shattering conclusion of an action-packed story arc! Cover price $3.99.

9. All New Wolverine (2015) #21A
Written by Tom Taylor. Art by Leonard Kirk. Cover by David Marquez. WOLVERINE RACES FOR A CURE! The strange alien disease is spreading quickly and scientists are no closer to a cure than they were when the spaceship crash-landed… With a population rapidly falling to the illness, Laura will have to turn to former allies and new friends to save the day… Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

8. Normandy Gold (2017 Titan) #1A
Written by Alison Gaylin and Megan Abbot. Art by Steve Scott. Cover by Fay Dalton. WHEN HER YOUNGER SISTER IS FOUND AT THE CENTER OF A BRUTAL MURDER CASE, TOUGH-AS-NAILS SHERIFF NORMANDY GOLD IS FORCED TO DIVE HEADFIRST INTO THE SEEDY WORLD OF 1970S PROSTITUTION. Cover price $3.99.

7. Rai History of the Valiant Universe (2017 Valiant) #1A
Written by Rafer Roberts. Art by Francis Portela. Cover by Clayton Crain. It is the year 4002 A.D.... Rai, the spirit guardian of Earth, has uncovered an ancient tome filled with history's greatest tales and civilizations darkest moments. Charting the dawning days of ancient Mesopotamia, all the way to the rise of New Japan, the history of the Valiant Universe is laid bare in shocking and revelatory detail. From X-O Manowar to Bloodshot to Faith to Divinity... history will reveal untold revelations for Valiant's greatest heroes and antagonists! In the tradition of the original RAI #0, Harvey Award-nominated writer Rafer Roberts (Harbinger Renegade) and acclaimed artist Francis Portela (Faith) unleash a celebration of Rai's 25th anniversary with the third of four standalone specials honoring the most famed Valiant stories ever told! Cover price $3.99.

6. X-Men Blue (2017) #5A
Written by Cullen Bunn. Art by Julian Lopez Velarde. Cover by Arthur Adams. THE RETURN OF [CLASSIFIED]! The X-MEN and their new teammate investigate the NEW MARAUDERS. Who are they? And what do they want? Guest-starring MS. SINISTER and a whole gang of nasties you won't want to miss! Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

5. Action Comics (2016 3rd Series) #981A
Revenge: Part 3 - Written by Dan Jurgens. Art by Jackson Herbert. Cover by Patrick Zircher. Superman races to save the Suicide Squad from General Zod, Cyborg Superman and Eradicator. Can the Man of Steel escape the Black Vault and stop the carnage before Harley, Deadshot and the rest of Task Force X are forced to make a final stand? RATED T Cover price $2.99.

4. All New Fathom (2017 Aspen) #5A
Written by Blake Northcott. Art and Cover by Marco Renna. Dive back into the world of MICHAEL TURNER'S FATHOM! After exposing a traitor with designs on toppling the Elite Blue Council, Aspen and Tyler are taken hostage! Meanwhile, the deadly Typhos - once rudderless and erratic - are invigorated with new purpose: overthrow the Blue capitol city of Muria! Cover price $3.99.

3. Briggs Land Lone Wolves (2017 Dark Horse) #1A
Written by Brian Wood. Art by Mack Chater. Cover by Matthew Woodson. Isaac Briggs, fresh off a tour in Afghanistan and struggling to reintegrate, finds solace hiking the old forest trails. When two random backpackers wander onto the Land, an innocent situation quickly turns dangerous and Isaac's military training takes a turn down a dark path. Welcome to Briggs Land, nearly a hundred square miles of rural wilderness, representing the largest antigovernment secessionist movement in the United States. o Brian Wood's critically acclaimed series returns for the next chapter in an even more relevant postelection America. o In development for a television series at AMC TV! Cover price $3.99.

2. Secret Empire (2017 Marvel) #4A
Written by Nick Spender. Art by Leinil Francis Yu and Rod Reis. Cover by Mark Brooks. There is a power that can either save the world or doom it! Both Steve Rogers and the heroes arrayed against him need this power! But unfortunately for all of them, the key to possessing this power lies in the hands of the unstoppable Ultron! LIVE IN X-CITING TIMES! SECRET EMPIRE! Rated T+ Cover price $3.99.

1. Dark Days The Forge (2017 DC) #1A
Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV. Art by Jim Lee & Various. Cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. DARKNESS COMES TO THE DC UNIVERSE WITH THE MYSTERY OF THE FORGE! Aquaman, The Flash and more of DC's pantheon of heroes suspect Batman of hiding a dark secret that could threaten the very existence of the multiverse! It's an epic that will span generations-but how does it connect to the origins of one of DC's most legendary heroes? The great comics event of summer 2017 is about to begin courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion III and illustrated by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.! You do not want to miss this one! RATED T Cover price $4.99.