It may only be Wednesday, but this week is special because it is Local Comics Shop Day. Along with our top comic picks, like KAIJU SCORE & I WALK WITH MONSTERS, be sure to check out some the exclusive variants at the participating stores.
You may already have piles or boxes of unread comics sitting at home, but that should not be an excuse to miss out on this weeks new books. To highlight a couple of this weeks new releases, here is my top 5 comic picks of the week.
I WALK WITH MONSTERS #1 -$3.99
Publisher – Vault Comics
Creators – Paul Cornell, Sally Cantirino, Dearbhla Kelly, AndWorld Designs
In Jacey’s past is the Important Man who took away her brother. Now Jacey has David, who sometimes transforms into a terrifying beast. Together, they’ve found a way to live to hunt, sniffing out men who prey on the vulnerable. But Jacey and David are about to run into the Important Man again.
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #3 – $3.99
Publisher – Image Comics
Creators – James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds, Aditya Bidikar, Dylan Todd, Andrea Sorrentino
Mary never knew what “false flag” or “crisis actor” meant, until her son was murdered in a mass shooting, and the threats and accusations began. But as her reality starts to bend around her, it’s the job of the Department of Truth to keep these dark conspiracies from coming true…at any cost.
KAIJU SCORE #1 – $3.99
Publisher – Aftershock Comics
Creators – James Patrick, Rem Broo, Dave Sharpe
It’s the most dangerous heist ever attempted. Four desperate criminals are going all in on a once-in-a-lifetime chance to steal millions in art and turn their miserable lives around. The catch? They have to pull it off under the nose of a one thousand-ton Kaiju. And a giant monster might just be the least of their problems.
THE KAIJU SCORE is what happens when a Quentin Tarantino film takes place smack in the middle of a Godzilla movie.
WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #2 – $3.99
Publisher – Marvel Comics
Creators – Taboo, B. Earl, Scot Eaton, Scott Hanna, Miroslav Mrva, Joe Sabino, Mike McKone, Jason Keith
NIGHT OF THE CREEPS!
• Jake’s attempt to get to the bottom of his company’s questionable practices leads to an all-out monster brawl!
• As Werewolf by Night gets in over his head, Red Wolf and the law are getting closer!
• With Jake’s entire life in chaos, the only way out may be to fully embrace the secret history of the Werewolf by Night!
BLEED THEM DRY #5 – $3.99
Publisher – Vault Comics
Creators – Eliot Rahal, Dike Ruan, Miquel Muerto, AndWorld Design
Captain Black has been placed in charge of Asylum’s police force and given only one order by the mayor: bring the Vampire Slayer to justice. Now, Black is on the warpath. He’s using all of the tools at his disposal to hunt down his former partner, Detective Harper Halloway, and the Ninja Vampire, Toyo Yamamoto, who harbor a truth the world was forced to forget.
Bonus Picks – Autumnal #3, Dry Foot #3, The Plot #7, Wasted Space #17, Undiscovered Country #10