Winter is coming, as the Starks do so love to remind us, and what better way to fight off the chill then to curl up with a stack of comics and a nice cup of tea? This week’s new releases feature ponies, and bat-robots, and gorillas, oh my! Toss in a few ghosts, witches, and mutants and you’ve got yourself one hell of a comic book stew. Enjoy!
Story by: Kelly Sue DeConnick / Art by: Phil Noto
From Dark Horse Comics: Ghost returns to Chicago’s Resurrection Cemetery, where paranormal investigators Vaughn and Tommy first summoned her, to seek an answer to the riddle of her own identity. But digging too deeply into the past can unearth secrets that the city’s elite would rather stay buried, and soon new threats are showing their faces . . . Kelly Sue DeConnick takes us deeper into a mystery that spans two worlds!
Batman Incorporated #5
Story by: Grant Morrison / Art by: Chris Burnham
From DC Comics: War in the skies of Gotham City! Bat-robots versus Talia’s Man-Bat armies! Leviathan and The Heretic increase the hostilities to a whole new level!
Story by: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato / Art by: Francis Manapul
From DC Comics: “GORILLA WARFARE” rages on! Gorilla Grodd’s more powerful than ever, and the Flash is completely outmatched! Who will give their life defending Central City against the ape invasion?
Story by: Geoff Johns / Art by: Pete Woods
From DC Comics: In the aftermath of “THE OTHERS,” who lives? Who dies? And what is the fate of the Atlantean relics? The debut of the OCEAN MASTER!
Story by: Scott Lobdell / Art by: Kenneth Rocafort
From DC Comics: Following events in this month’s SUPERGIRL #14 and SUPERBOY #14! It’s their worst nightmare: A creature of unknown Kryptonian origin, more powerful than Superman, smarter than Supergirl and more lethal than Superboy. His actions will change the course of a planet’s fate!
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1
Story by: Katie Cook / Art by: Andy Price
From IDW: Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something’s not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It’s up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it’s too late!
Story by: Matt Fraction / Art by: Michael Allred
From Marvel: Marvel Now! shows you the future, and it’s fantastic! In the Fantastic Four’s absence, a hand-picked substitute squad—Ant-Man, Medusa, She-Hulk and Miss Thing—must guard Earth and the fledgling Future Foundation for four minutes. What could go wrong?
All New X-Men #2
Story by: Brian Michael Bendis / Art by: Stuart Immonen
From Marvel: It’s a blast from the past as the original five students of Professor X – Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast – are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state that their future selves are in and the state of Xavier’s dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. And how will the X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward?
Thor: God of Thunder #2
Story by: Jason Aaron / Art by: Esad Ribic
From Marvel: With his past, present, and future at stake, Thor must hurry to uncover the grisly secrets behind the unfathomable horrors of the God Butcher—before it’s too late!
Witch Doctor: Mal Practice #1
Story by: Brandon Seifert / Art by: Lukas Ketner
From Image Comics: The breakout medical horror hit from ROBERT KIRKMAN's Skybound imprint is back on call! Even the world's leading expert in supernatural disease needs to unwind sometimes. But when Dr. Morrow wakes up with no memory of what - and who! - he did last night, is it just a case of partying too hard... or something more malignant? (Hint: It's the malignant one!)