Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 8/23/2017

Welcome Comic Book Fans,

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown for the week of 8/23/2017. As we always do each and every Wednesday, we're suggesting the following comic book titles you might like to read and add to your already awesome comic book collection. Please remember to contact your local comic boo store to see if they carry any titles you see today! Thanks for reading and have a great day!

*Note: Some comic book stores might have a delay because of the eclipse in certain area's

On with the countdown.......



10. Rick & Morty #29 $3.99 ONI Press
A special one-shot written by Sean Vanaman of Campo Santo (the developer of the hit game Firewatch) and illustrator/graphic designer Olly Moss! Rick introduces Morty to a new invention: a device that measures any entity's potential to become a fascist dictator. What could go wrong?

9. Hi-fi Fight Club #1 (of 4) $3.99 Boom! Studios
Film and TV director Carly Usdin (Suicide Kale, RuPaul's Drag Race) teams up with breakout artist Nina Vakueva for a new series that's music to our ears! New Jersey, 1998. Chris has just started the teen dream job: working at Vinyl Mayhem, the local record store. She's prepared to deal with anything-misogynistic metalheads, grunge wannabes, even a crush on her wicked cute co-worker, Maggie. But when Rory Gory, the staff's favorite singer, mysteriously vanishes the night before her band's show in town, Chris finds out her co-workers are doing more than just sorting vinyl...her local indie record store is also a front for a teen girl vigilante fight club.

8. Action Comics #986 $2.99 DC Comics
'EVE OF DESTRUCTION' part one! Superman finds himself side by side with Lex Luthor once more, but is his former foe truly committed to being a hero, or is it just a ruse to gain the Man of Steel's trust? As world events point to something dark on the horizon, the mysterious Mr. Oz makes his final move against the Man of Tomorrow.

7. Game Of Thrones Clash Of Kings #3 $3.99 Dynamite Entertainment
In the far North, Jon Snow and the men of the Night's Watch prepare themselves for the coming winter - but recent events in the war bring troubling news to the north and could shake his oaths. Meanwhile, in King's Landing, Tyrion must play a calculated game of intrigue to establish himself as the King's Hand; but his sister Cersei - the Queen Regent, openly dismayed by the news of his appointment - sets herself against her younger brother, and the two lions of the Lannister family clash!

6. Hard Place #1 (of 5) $3.99 Image Comics
After five years in prison, AJ Gurney, a legendary wheelman in Detroit, has decided it's time to go straight. He returns home to work in his father's garage and disappear into anonymity. But during a visit to the bank, AJ is recognized by two violent bank robbers, and they demand AJ be their getaway driver. To ensure his compliance, they take a young female hostage; unfortunately, she happens to be the daughter of a Russian crime lord. AJ now finds himself pursued by a bitter police department and hunted by every asset of the Russian mob. Without a doubt, he's in a very hard place.


5. Generations Unworthy Thor & Mighty Thor #1 $4.99 Marvel Comics
HER HAMMER, HIS AX: A WORTHY APOCALYPSE.
When a battle goes south, Thor finds herself in ancient Egypt - facing a young Odinson! A misguided party of Vikings has bitten off way more than they can spear. But when the prince of Asgard answers their cries for help, he ends up in a fight no axe alone can win! And Apocalypse is not one for mercy. Can a not-yet-worthy god and a time-lost hero take on one of the world's most powerful mutants at the height of his empire? And what does their encounter mean for the future of two Thors?


4. War Mother #1 $3.99 Valiant Entertainment
RIVETING NEW SERIES! Out of the pages of 4001 A.D., the breakout hero of 41st century charges onward in an high-powered tale of tomorrow from New York Times best-selling writer Fred Van Lente (ARCHER & ARMSTRONG) and high-octane artist Stephen Segovia (NINJAK, Action Comics)! Two millennia from today, Earth is not the hospitable home we once we knew. Ravaged by an endless onslaught of war, disaster, and time, the world is littered with desolate badlands, fortified kingdoms, and secretive enclaves where humanity still clings to life... Enclaves like The Grove - Earth's last known repository of scientific knowledge and bioengineered prosperity.

3. Donald & Mickey #1 $3.99 IDW Publishing
Quackaroonie! In 'Hot Sauce,' Chef Donald gets a spicy shakedown from Duckburg's most wanted... Then it's Mickey Mouse vs. 'The Big Fat Flat Blot Plot' in a brand-new chiller by Andrea 'Casty' Castellan! Bullet points: * It's a brand-new prestige-format Disney quarterly-with more of the fan favorite creators you want! * Andrea 'Casty' Castellan brings back the Phantom Blot for a pulse-pounding new adventure!

2. Batgirl #14 $2.99 DC Comics
'SUMMER OF LIES' part one! Batgirl and Nightwing's feelings for each other have always run deep...but is their bond built on more than Bat Family loyalty and a long-ago childhood crush? When an old villain comes back into Babs' life, she and Dick will have to reopen painful wounds and remember a time they'd hoped would remain forgotten. This is an event no Batgirl or Nightwing fan will want to miss!

1. Secret Empire #9 $3.99 Marvel Comics
UNITED WE STAND - against the SECRET EMPIRE!