Comics: Noteworthy New Releases For Week 2

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The holidays are over and its back to the daily grind, but with shiny new comics raining down from the heavens, every Wednesday is a reason for celebration. This week’s offerings give us a little bit of everything, including Time Lords, beer floods, romps in space, conspiracies galore, and adventures a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

Ghost #3

Story by: Kelly Sue DeConnick / Art by: Phil Noto

From Dark Horse: Ghost finally discovers her true name and identity! As they investigate the mysterious disappearances surrounding a crystal-powered box, Ghost and her accomplices, Vaughn and Tommy, uncover a shocking conspiracy that stretches deep into Chicago's history of political corruption. The stage is set for Ghost's confrontation with the demonic mastermind who pulls all the strings-if Doctor October doesn't get to her first!

Sweet Tooth #40

Story and Art by: Jeff Lemire

From DC/Vertigo: Gus's journey comes to an end and the fate of the hybrids is revealed in the final issue of the acclaimed Vertigo series! FINAL ISSUE!

The Legend of Luther Strode #2 (of 6)


Story by: Justin Jordan / Art by: Tradd Moore

From Image Comics: The trap has been sprung on Luther Strode. As he fends off the attack on his life and home, he discovers that his enemies are much more powerful than he knew, and for the first time in years, Luther Strode finds himself struggling not just to win, but to survive.

Womanthology Space #4

Stories by: Devin Grayson, Jody Houser, Christine Ellis / Art by: Sally Thompson, Kathryn Lano, Lindsay Walker, Lois Van Baarle 

From IDW: Let the stories shine bright in the penultimate issue of the acclaimed Womanthology: Space series. Traveling past the far reaches of the universe, these three tales explore what it means to be alone, lost, and reaching for the stars.

Doctor Who Vol .3 #4

Story by: Brandon Seifert / Art by: Philip Bond and Ilias Kyriazis

From IDW: The second issue in a special two-part story featuring the art of Philip Bond! With the Doctor and Rory on a boys night out gone wrong, Amy must face the Silence on her own! All that plus lots of beer!

Peter Panzerfaust #8

Story by: Kurtis J. Wiebe / Art by: Tyler Jenkins

From Image Comics: 'PARIS' Part Three Time is against the Lost Boys and they only have one shot to save Felix before he's shipped to Germany. Only one problem: how do you stop a speeding train?

Superior Spider-Man #1

Story by: Dan Slott / Art by: Ryan Stegman

From Marvel: Peter Parker spent a lifetime living up to the responsibilities his powers foisted upon him but his Amazing story finally ended dramatically in the historic Spider-Man #700. The new Amazing Spider-Man has arrived and he is better in every single way. Smarter, stronger...Superior.

Star Wars #1

Story by: Brian Wood / Art by: Carlos D’Anda

From Dark Horse Comics: This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! We're taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star-when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!

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