Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (LITTLE BIRD, INVISIBLE KINGDOM & FAITHLESS). 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.
LITTLE BIRD #4 – $3.99
Image Comics – Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram, Matt Hollingsworth. Aditya Bidikar, Ben Didier
Held captive at New Vatican, Little Bird endures endless medical examinations to procure the “resurrection gene” for Bishop’s dying son. If Little Bird wants to escape this nightmare and save her people, she’ll first have to confront a dark family secret. The penultimate issue of the LITTLE BIRD saga contains 30 pages of story, and a pin-up gallery by a variety of artists.
INVISIBLE KINGDOM #4 – $3.99
Dark Horse Comics – G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward, Sal Cipriano
Suddenly, Vess is the Sundog’s unlikely new crewmember, and Grix is at the forefront of an unexpected battle-but their earth-shattering discovery won’t shake their faith or ferocity. They’re unquestionably in this together . . . but who will help them? And how much time is left before Vess and the Sundog are captured . . . or worse?
LAST STOP ON THE RED LINE #2 – $3.99
Dark Horse Comics – Paul Maybury, Sam Lotfi, John Rauch, Adam Pruett
Another passenger falls victim to the phantom killer on the Boston Orange Line. This sparks Detective Torres and her new partner to investigate evidence which incriminates Yusef. Meanwhile, Yusef must control his unearthly visions while on the run to avoid being captured by the determined detectives.
FAITHLESS #3 – $3.99
BOOM! Studios – Brian Azzarello, Maria Llovet, AndWorld Designs, Cliff Chiang
All those little shadows and shapes that Faith catches at the peripheral of her vision start to take shape. There are omens. These events and details have Faith unsettled, but she moves past them with her attention drawn to something new: the Devil.
MARY SHELLEY MONSTER HUNTER #3 – $3.99
Aftershock Comics – Adam Glass, Olivia Cuartero-Briggs, Hayden Sherman, Sal Cipriano
Displeased with her first attempt at creating man, Victoria prepares to end the creature’s life mere moments after it began. Horrified, Mary convinces Victoria to allow her to educate Ad-am-as she names him-before making any rash decisions. Though the results of Mary’s work are astounding, the events that follow lead her to wish she had just let him die…