This time of year is great, Gift Guides and Best Of lists filling your social media feeds. We here at Fox Force Five News don’t want to disappoint, so without further ado, here is the COMIC/GRAPHIC NOVELS portion 2018Holiday Gift Guide.
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BLACK HAMMER LIBRARY EDITION VOL. 1
Dark Horse Comics– Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, David Rubin, Dustin Nguyen, Emi Lenox, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt, Ray Fawkes, Michael Allred, Dave Stewart,Todd Klein
Mysteriously banished from existence by a multiversal event, the old superheroes of Spiral City now lead simple lives on a bizarre farm from which there is no escape! But as they employ all of their super abilities to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure!
DEADLY CLASS DELUXE EDITION, BOOK TWO
Image Comics –Rick Remender, Jordan Boyd, Wes Craig
It’s1988 and Marcus Lopez’s first year at Kings Dominion, the elite academy where damaged teenagers are forged into the world’s deadliest assassins, is coming to a close, and the final exam. Pass or Fail, no one survives the Freshman Finals without getting blood on their hands.
Sophomore survivor Saya Kuroki is given a chance to ascend in the ranks of the school’s deadliest and most ruthless students, and all it will cost her is what’s left of her humanity.
The freshman class has gotten a bloody welcome to Kings Dominion, as the newly empowered student council holds brutal sway over the hallways and dorms. If you’re not part of the group, you’re part of the body count. Meanwhile, Saya’s own mysterious past comes back to haunt her. Betrayal and subterfuge are around every corner. And far from the bloodshed are Marcus and Maria, rare survivors of the deadliest school on earth, harboring dark desires for revenge.
Image Comics –Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda
Maika has spent most of her life learning how to fight, but how will she fare when the only way to save her life… is to make friends?
MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES
Image Comics –Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
TeenageEllie has always had romantic ideas about drug addicts. The tragic, artistic souls drawn to needles and pills have been an obsession since the death of her junkie mother ten years ago. But when Ellie lands in an upscale rehab clinic where nothing is what it appears to be, she’ll find another, more dangerous romance… and find out how easily drugs and murder go hand-in-hand.
MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES is a seductive coming-of-age story, a pop and drug culture-fueled tale of a young girl seeking darkness—and what she finds there.
X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN
Marvel Comics – Ed Piskor
Over six tumultuous decades, the X-Men have carved a singular place in comic book lore and popular culture. From their riotous birth in the’60s, to their legendary reboot in the ’70s, to their attitude adjustment in the ’90s, to their battle against extinction in the’00s, the X-Men have remained unquestionably relevant to generations of readers, the ultimate underdogs in an increasingly complicated world.