Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (FRANK, LUMBERJANES & HER INFERNAL DESCENT). If you are like me, you may still have a stack of comics that haven’t been read from last week, but how can anyone fault us for reading. Here is a list of books I will be picking up at my local comic shop.Like many readers I try to budget my purchases, which can become difficult when there are so many quality books being published each week. So here are 5 titles to consider picking up this week.
ANIMOSITY #14 – $3.99
Aftershock Comics – Marguerite Bennett, Rafael de Latorre, Rob Schwager, Marshall Dillon
Betrayal! Jesse is kidnapped by a traitor she trusted and loved. Sandor follows the bloody trail to the dreaded Walled City, where the remains of human civilization reign in terrible power-and attempt to rebuild the world for humans only.
DOCTOR STRANGE #390 – $3.99
Marvel Comics – Donny Cates, Frazer Irving, Cory Petit, Michael Del Mundo
THE DOCTOR IS IN!
• Strange is back as Master of the Mystic Arts!
• But the Earth’s magic is still weak – and after DAMNATION, so is Stephen.
• He needs to get in fighting form and repair his friendship with Zelma…
• If he can just shake special guest SPIDER-MAN long enough to get some work done!
FRANK HC – $20.00
Renegade Arts Entertainment – Ben Rankel
An historical murder mystery set in 1903. Eve Lee seeks to find out what really happened to her missing lover during the Frank Slide, one of Canada’s deadliest natural disasters. Pulling herself from the bottom of another bottle, Eve plays detective to find out the truth. Was it murder? Will she be able to find an-swers before the evidence and suspects are buried alongside her under Turtle mountain?
HER INFERNAL DESCENT #2 – $3.99
Aftershock Comics – Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, Kyle Charles, Dee Cunniffe, Ryan Ferrier
Lynn and William Blake confront the anxiety-ridden mad judge of hell, Franz Kafka. Lynn descends further down the fiery depths into the circle of gluttony, where Cerber-us awaits with a hunger of his own. Plus, a guest appearance by the world’s most be-loved author of suspense and mystery!
LUMBERJANES #50 – $4.99
BOOM! Studios – Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Dozerdraws, Brooklyn Allen
In this oversized anniversary issue, April, Mal and Ripley make several very cool and also pretty gross discoveries deep in the tunnels beneath the Mess Hall. Up above in the civilized world Jo and Molly join Emily, Diane and the Zodiac cabin for a fun and totally chill game of total world conquest! Contains a special short story illustrated by co-creator Brooklyn Allen.
Oversized Anniversary Issue!