Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 01/03/2018

Greetings Comic Books Fans,

Welcome 2018 as Northwest Comics & Games sets up for 52 new countdowns each and every week for comic book fans.  As we do each and every week, we're suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and add to your collection.  Please remember to call your local comic book store to see if they carry any titles you see below.  We thank you for reading!  Enjoy this week's countdown.

10.Cosmo #1 $2.99 Archie Comics
NEW ONGOING SERIES! 'Space Aces' - Part One: Get ready for out of this world fun in the ALL-NEW sci-fi adventure series COSMO! Join Cosmo and his Martian crew as they find adventure and dangers in the deepest corners of space! Their latest mission turns into a much larger adventure when they stumble upon their most unique specimen yet: A panicked human!

9. Batman #38 $2.99 DC Comics
"THE ORIGIN OF BRUCE WAYNE"! If Mattie could grow up to be anybody, he'd grow up millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne. But what would happen if he was forced to relive the worst tragedy of Bruce's life and his parents were murdered? Batman's hunt for the killer puts him face to face with a strange mirror version of his own past.

8. Star Wars Adventures Forces of Destiny - Leia $3.99 IDW Publishing
The Star Wars Forces of Destiny initiative celebrates the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from a galaxy far, far away.... Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padme, Ahsoka, and Hera along with your soon-to-be favorites from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!

7. Spawn #281 $2.99 Image Comics
A NEW HERO PREMIERES! Look for this exciting new character as she makes her heroic debut. Only ONE ISSUE left until the thrilling conclusion of 'DARK HORROR!'

6. Spider-Man #236 $3.99 Marvel Comics
The Bombshells are back together?! Lana has been through so much and has grown into a hero, but with her mom back in the equation, things look bad for her. Know who they look even worse for? MILES MORALES, SPIDER-MAN! And with Electro in the mix as well...?

5. Sherlock Great Game #6 (of 6) $3.99 Titan Comics
Manga adaptation of the hit TV show starring worldwide superstars Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit)!

4. X-Men Gold #19 $3.99 Marvel Comics
The X-Men fight a god. (No, really.) Can the X-Men defeat a god with the fate of an entire world hanging in the balance? What are the X-Men willing to sacrifice to save a planet?

3. Superman #38 $2.99 DC Comics
'SUPER SONS OF TOMORROW' finale! With no other choice left, the Batman of Tomorrow brings in the Titans of Tomorrow to take on today's Teen Titans-as the life of Superman's son hangs in the balance! See the return of future Superman Conner Kent, Wonder Woman Cassie Sandsmark and Bart Allen Flash in the final battle of this epic crossover.

2. Transformers vs the Visionaries #1 (of 5) $3.99 IDW Publishing
Cybertron has been invaded. The Transformers encounter unwelcome guests at the heart of Cybertron-and they may not have their hosts' best interests at heart. Refugees from another world, the Visionaries' startling magical abilities could make them powerful allies... or dangerous enemies.
Welcome Eisner-nominated writer Magdalene Visaggio (Kim and Kim, Quantum Teens are Go, Secret Empire: Brave New World, Edge of the Venomverse) to the IDW family! The Visionaries make their explosive return to comics! Magic vs. metal!

1. Koshchei the Deathless #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
Hellboy's immortal foe!
Sent to kill Hellboy by the Baba Yaga in Darkness Calls, Koshchei the Deathless hinted at a long and tragic life before being enslaved to the Russian witch. Now Koshchei relives every horrible act on his road to immortality and beyond, with none other than Hellboy himself--in Hell.