Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 09/06/2017

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

We're on the eve of Rose City Comic-Con and if your planning on visiting or going to the show in Portland, Oregon you'll enjoy this weekend's show! But once again......

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Countdown! 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!

10. Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1 (of 6) $3.99 Image Comics
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (starring Channing Tatum and Colin Firth)is in cinemas in September, and we're launching the sequel to the hit comic book series by MARK MILLAR and DAVE GIBBONS with KINGSMAN: THE RED DIAMOND. Working-class super-spy Eggsy follows in his mentor's footsteps but is still rough around the edges for a Kingsman agent. Rejected by his high school crush and hot on the heels of a rescue mission to save Prince Phillip, he embarks on an international terror plot in a story that starts where James Bond draws the line.

9. Astonishing X-Men #3 $3.99 Marvel Comics
SHADOW KING SHOWDOWN! The X-MEN continue their fight against the SHADOW KING! But when OLD MAN LOGAN loses himself in the ASTRAL PLANE and Shadow King's illusions, will he ever find his way back to his teammates? AND WHAT OTHER HORRORS AWAIT OUR TEAM? Brought to you by the incomparable ED MCGUINNESS and eXcellent X-Men scribe, Charles Soule, ASTONISHING X-MEN continues to be the X-Book you can't afford to miss.

8. Sherlock The Great Game #2 (of 6) $3.99 Titan Comics

7. Grumpy Cat Garfield #2 (of 3) $3.99 Dynamite Entertainment
The adventure continues with the two crankiest cats around! Grumpy Cat, the sensational scowling star from the internet, teams up with the legendary newspaper-strip sourpuss Garfield -- and their meeting might just be a match made in heaven - if they don't drive each other crazy first! Better hope that SOMEBODY brought lasagna!

6. Superman #30 $2.99 DC Comics
'FEAR ITSELF' part two! This looks like a job for...Sinestro?! Thrust into the anti-matter universe of Qward, Superman's only hope is the former greatest of the Green Lanterns! 'Imperius lex!' It's a game of thrones on Apokolips as the lords of the dreaded world battle each other to claim its rule. Lex Luthor is summoned back to the warring planet, and he will need Superman to help him reclaim a crown he did not ask for. Meanwhile, Lois is confronted by the Female Furies and Jon faces the Children of the Firepits.

5. Predator: Hunters #5 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
The members of Hunter team--all survivors of previous Predator encounters--split up to take on a surprising number of threats as Dr. Buntings island paradise gives up its horrifying secrets!  The battle will turn on the last Predator standing!

4. No World #5 $3.99 Aspen Comics
They exist in the all-new ASPEN UNIVERSE...yet belong to NO ONE! With Iris, Dellec and Miya out of the picture at the moment, the rest of this motley crew realizes they have their work cut out for them. However, the aforementioned trio has their own problems to deal with-including the strange dimension they find themselves in that threatens to swallow the entire Earth whole!

3. Batman #30 $2.99 DC Comics
'THE BALLAD OF KITE MAN' part two! In our second 'War of Jokes and Riddles' interlude, it's the making of a super-villain! He's been pushed by Batman to snitch on The Joker, and cajoled by The Joker to betray Batman-now, the flunky who would be Kite Man finally snaps. He's lost everything, and a life of crime is the only way to go.

2. Fruit Ninja #1 $3.99 Dynamite Entertainment
Based on the BILLION-times-downloaded game! The FRUIT NINJAS have mastered the art of Juice Jitsu (no, really) which unlocks hidden powers through the slicing of fruit (seriously) so they can protect their neighbors from time-traveling super-villains! (still with us?) PLUS: An ANCIENT FRUIT NINJAS tale from a thousand years ago, featuring a PIG and a PEACH! 

1. Journey To Star Wars Last Jedi Capt Phasma #1 (of 4) $3.99 Marvel Comics
As the excitement ramps up for this December's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, come back with us to the final moments of The Force Awakens and the destruction of Starkiller Base to learn the fate of Captain Phasma! Captured by the Resistance and thrown into a garbage masher, we follow the chrome-adorned warrior from the site of the First Order's biggest defeat to the doorstep of this holiday season's biggest blockbuster! Written by Kelly Thompson (HAWKEYE, STAR WARS ANNUAL 2016) and drawn by Marco Checchetto (STAR WARS: SHATTERED EMPIRE, STAR WARS: SCREAMING CITADEL), Captain Phasma will recondition you to love Star Wars again!