Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (RELAY, ISOLA, & WASTED SPACE). 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.
EXILES #5 – $3.99
Marvel Comics – Saladin Ahmed, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, Joe Caramagna, David Marquez, Tamra Bonvilliain
TIME TO DIE!
The identity of the Time-Eater has finally been revealed! And the Exiles have nowhere left to run. It’s time for the Exiles to face down their enemy – no matter the cost. And in historic Exiles fashion, not everyone will survive. Don’t miss the first arc’s epic conclusion!
ISOLA #4 – $3.99
Image Comics – Brendan Fletcher, Karl Kerschl, Msassyk, Aditya Bidikar
The tale of Queen Olwyn’s transformation and the treachery of her brother, Prince Asher. Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki!
NANCY DREW #2 – $3.99
Dynamite Entertainment – Kelly Thompson, Jenn St. Onge, Triona Farrell, Ariana Maher, Babs Tarr
Nancy’s returned to her hometown of Bayport to sniff out the sender of an ominous letter that may have to do with her mother’s death seven years ago. Re-teaming with her childhood crime solving team — Bess, George, and The Hardy Boys — Nancy is determined to get to the bottom of things. But she hasn’t even been back in town a day, and someone’s already tried to kill them once. Can they follow the clues in time to stop it from happening again? This modern take on the classic mystery icon continues from KELLY THOMPSON (Hawkeye, Star Wars, Rogue & Gambit) and JENN ST-ONGE (Giant Days, The Misfits)!
RELAY #1 – $3.99
Aftershock Comics – Zac Thompson, Eric Bromberg, Donny Cates, Andy Clarke, Dan Brown, Charles Pritchett, Christian Ward
A perfect future of intergalactic travel and community. Every newly discovered planet is unified culturally through a monolithic structure known as the Galactic Relay. Although the towering monument is meant to inspire conformity of ideas, technology, and progress – many resent the foreign structure. Jad Carter, a Relay employee, must keep the peace and act as an emissary to new civilizations. But when he finds the Relay’s mythological creator, Hank Donaldson, his idea of reality and the universe shatters.
Equal parts The Fifth Element and Philip K Dick, and directly springboarding off the previously released Free Comic Book Day RELAY #0, this series is an exploration of monoculture, identity, and the deceptive nature of legend set in a thriving future where humanity forcibly assimilates new worlds.
WASTED SPACE #3 – $3.99
Vault Comics – Michael Moreci, Hayden Sherman, Jason Wordie, Jim Campbell, Marguerite Sauvage
Molly Sue kicks a hornet’s nest of galactic trouble. Legion doesn’t care for bad manners. And an unexpected guest throws a monkey wrench into the thing Billy was calling a plan.
EXTRA PULLS: Dead Head #4, Farmhand #1, Rat Queens #10, Plastic Man #2, Amazing Spider-Man #1