Comics: Noteworthy New Releases for October 3rd

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Has it been a week already? New Comic Book Day is upon us once again as we usher in the month of October with a slew of drool-worthy new releases.  This week, we’ll venture into Rotworld, face off against the yakuza with Rapunzel, herald the return of Carnage, and hop into the TARDIS with the Ponds once more. 

Swamp Thing #13


Story by: Scott Snyder / Art and Cover by: Yanick Paquette

From DC Comics: “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” begins! Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month’s issues of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!

 Animal Man #13

Story by: Jeff Lemire  / Art and Cover by: Steve Pugh 

From DC Comics: It’s the story you’ve been waiting for: “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM”! Part one of a four-part epic in which the Earth has fallen to the Rot! Guest-starring Justice League Dark, Beast Boy and many other heroes and villains from the DC Universe!

Fairest #8 

Story by: Lauren Beukes / Art by: Inaki Miranda / Cover by: Adam Hughes

From Vertigo Comics: Rapunzel’s fast-growing hair is the least of her problems. Her adopted witch mother thinks she’s a slut, origami birds carrying a sinister message are attacking her window – and now, she has to defy Bigby and Snow’s orders to travel from New York to Tokyo and resolve a mystery from her troubled past. Hungry ghosts, talking cats, vengeful lovers scorned and monstrous yakuza await under the hot neon lights as Rapunzel seeks answers...and vengeance. Don’t miss this exciting jumping-on point to the best-selling Vertigo series which features a star-studded cast of Fables including Frau Totenkinder, Jack of Fables and many others!

Doctor Who, Vol. 3 #1

Story by: Andy Diggle / Art and Cover by: Mark Buckingham

From IDW: The Doctor is back! Welcome to a new, exciting era for everyone’s favorite Time Lord, as New York Times bestselling writer Andy Diggle (The Losers) pilots the TARDIS as the ongoing series architect. Joining him for this first arc is Eisner Award-winning artist Mark Buckingham (Fables), who also will provide covers for the series. Geronimo! 

Non-Humans #1

Story by: Glen Brunswick / Art and Cover by: Whilce Portacio

From Image Comics: Los Angeles, 2041 - it's twenty-six years after a NASA probe brought back a strange disease causing many of our familiar toy-like objects to come to life. This is a new world order where cute and fearsome creatures fight for their right to exist in a world that fears them - Blade Runner meets Toy Story.

Minimum Carnage: Alpha #1

Story by: Cullen Bunn and Christopher Yost / Art by: Lan Medina / Cover by: Clayton Crain

From Marvel: CARNAGE IS BACK – AND BIGGER AIN’T NECESSARILY BETTER! Scarlet Spider and Venom collide as the hunt for Carnage begins, taking both heroes to a place you’ll never believe.

Daredevil: End of Days #1

Story by: Brian Michael Bendis and David Mack / Art by: Klaus Janson and Bill Sienkiewicz / Cover by: Alex Maleev, David Mack, Dale Keown, Peter Stiegerwald, Pascal Garcin

From Marvel: Revealed at last . . . how it ends for the Man without Fear! In the near future, investigative reporter Ben Urich has one last story to write – what was Matt Murdock’s the final secret? A story years in the making brought to you by some of the greatest creators in Daredevil history!

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