Comics: Noteworthy New Releases for August 15th

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Welcome to this week’s edition of Noteworthy New Comics (now expanded to ten great issues!), where I share my top picks for today’s new releases for the sake of the greater good (and also maybe your wallet). This week is all about fierce female leads, the fine line between heroes and villains, and of course, the zombie apocalypse.

Red Hood and the Outlaws #12

 

Written by: Scott Lobdell / Art by: Kenneth Rocafort 

From DC Comics: Starfire has made it all the way to Tamaran only to find herself caught between the forces of The Blight and the political maneuvering of her sister, Blackfire. How will Jason protect Isbael on what has become an intergalactic date from Hell?”


Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1

Before Watchmen

Written by: Brian Azzarello / Art by: Lee Bermejo / Backup written by: Len Wein / Backup art by: John Higgins

From DC Comics: “’What made you this way?’ And don’t miss the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup epic from writer Len Wein and artist John Higgins!”


Catwoman #12

Written by: Judd Winick / Art by: Adriana Melo and Julio Ferreira

From DC Comics: The big finale is here, as Catwoman confronts Dollhouse! Don’t miss the fallout from Catwoman’s tryst with Spark!”


Wonder Woman #12

Written by: Brian Azzarello / Art by: Cliff Chiang 

From DC Comics: WonderWoman faces a choice: Defend Zeus’ throne from Apollo – or defend her closest friend! Plus: Zola gives birth to something completely unexpected!”


Saga #6

Saga

Written by: Brian K. Vaughan / Art by: Fiona Staples

From Image Comics: “The epic hit series continues, as Alana and her baby finally reach the legendary Rocketship Forest, where everything changes forever.”

  

Walking Dead #101

Walking Dead

Written by: Robert Kirkman / Art by: Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn

From Image Comics: "SOMETHING TO FEAR continues! In the aftermath of the events of the monumental 100th issue... things are not going well.”


Captain Marvel #2

 

Written by: Kelly Sue DeConnick / Art by: Ed Mcguinness

From Marvel: “Captain Marvel can’t walk away from a challenge from her past!! Who’s the better pilot? Introducing the The Banshee Squadron! Avenger Time Travel Protocols: Engage!”


Deadpool #59


Written by: Daniel Way / Art by: Salva Espin

From Marvel: Part two of ‘Blacklisted!’ The return of classic Deadpool Detractor, BLACK SWAN! Will the now-killable assassin get assassin’d?”


Daredevil #17

Daredevil

Written by: Mark Waid / Art by: Paolo Rivera

From Marvel: “The return of someone Matt thought was gone forever! The debut of a new menace in New York – the killer called Coyote! And just how sane IS Matt Murdock? The Eisner nominated creative team is reunited as Paolo Rivera returns!”


The Victories #1

Written by: Michael Avon Oeming / Art by: Michael Avon Oeming

From Dark Horse: “Not long from now, all that will stand between you and evil are the Victories—six heroes sworn to protect us from crime, corruption, and the dark. As one member cracks down on the violence, he discovers himself touched by a painful past through the psychic powers of Link. Will this trauma cause him to self-destruct or continue the fight?”


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