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Comics: Noteworthy New Releases For Week 9

PrintE-mail Written by Melissa Grey Tuesday, 26 February 2013

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New Comic Book Day is upon us and it's bound to be one to remember. With spoilers running rampant - and with DC doing little to put a stopper on them - many fans were unduly alerted to the major plot twist in Grant Morrison's Batman Incorporated #8, but we're taking it with a grain of salt. Nothing is ever as it appears when Morrison is involved. Bats and robins aside, this week's new comics include a couple of time travelers, Avengers aplenty, and the conclusion to DC's aquatic game of thrones.

Batman Incorporated #8

Story by: Grant Morrison / Art by: Chris Burnham 

From DC Comics: Everything Grant Morrison has been planning since the start of BATMAN, INCORPORATED leads to this stunning issue! You must not miss this one!

Aquaman #17

Story by: Geoff Johns / Art by: Paul Pelletier and Art Thilbert 

From DC Comics: A startling epilogue to “THRONE OF ATLANTIS”! With the secrets of Atlantis revealed, Aquaman is confronted by a horrible myth from Atlantis’s past that’s connected to his own. Plus: Mera confronts a longtime enemy.

Justice League Dark #17

Story by: Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes / Art by: Mikel Janin 

From DC Comics: Constantine and the others are trapped on a world where magic has been outlawed, and Tim Hunter is king! Their only hope of returning home is in the hands of Colonel Steve Trevor—but will the A.R.G.U.S. chief decide to protect the Earth by leaving Team Dark where they are?

Doctor Who, Vol. 3 #6

Story by: Andy Diggle / Art by: Craig Hamilton 

From IDW: The Eye of Ashaya, Part 2 of 2: Amy and Rory's holiday aboard a luxury star-liner has turned into a game of to catch a thief as class warfare threatens to break out on the ship. And what's the Doctor been distracted with in the bowels of the TARDIS?

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #2

Story by: David Tipton and Scott Tipton / Art by: Lee Sullivan 

From IDW: Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who's 50th anniversary continues! Oh my giddy aunt! It's time to break out the recorders, as the Second Doctor takes the spotlight in this issue of a 12-part epic adventure featuring all 11 incarnations of the Doctor!

Comeback #4

Story by: Ed Brisson / Art by: Michael Walsh 

From Image Comics: Things go further upside down for RECONNECT Agent Mark Thompson. His partner is dead and his mission failed. Now both the FBI and his former employer, a man more frightening than any government agency, are hot on his tail. One wants him in jail, the other wants him dead.

Hawkeye #8

Story by: Matt Fraction / Art by: David Aja, Annie Wu, and Matt Hollingsworth 

From Marvel: Valentine’s Day with THE heartthrob of the Marvel Universe? This will be… confusing. Xoxo, Hawkeye

Uncanny Avengers #4

Story by: Rick Remender / Art by: John Cassaday 

From Marvel: Red Skull and his S-Men move forward their take over of New York. A member of the Uncanny Avengers joins the S-Men! When the chips are down, the fight all but lost, one Avenger must rise and face the terrible might of The Omega Skull!

Young Avengers #2


Story by: Kieron Gillen / Art by: Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton, and Matthew Wilson

From Marvel: Has Wiccan made a horrible mistake that comes back to bite everyone on their communal posteriors? Spoilers: Yes. Does this guest star the Uncanny Avengers? Spoilers: Also Yes. A figure from Loki’s past emerges. Friend? Foe? What will it be? Spoilers: It’s Foe. And much more from Marvel’s most critically acclaimed book. Yes, we’re saying it’s critically acclaimed and it’s not even out yet. We are very bad.

Journey Into Mystery #649

Story by: Kathryn Immonen / Art by: Valerio Schiti and Jordie Bellaire 

From Marvel: Guest starring the Superior Spider-Man + a collection of superstars from the MU firmament! Ancient Viking Monsters? Eerily Familiar Freaks? Whatever they are, they’re invading Midgard! Sif and her three hench-Berzerkers slither back to Earth in time to help put down this new assault. But can the berserkers keep their bloodlust in check…?



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