by | Aug 23, 2017

Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics. 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.

generationgone2Generation Gone #2 – $3.99

Image Comics – Ales Kot, Andre Lima Araujo, Chris O’Halloran, Clayton Clowes, Lizzie Kaye, Tom Muller

Power up.

Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job. What happens when you’re poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for?

heathen5Heathen #5 – $3.99

Vault Comics – Natasha Alterici, Rachel Deering

Natasha Alterici’s smash hit, Heathen, continues! Once again Aydis finds herself alone. Now she must journey to the elusive place known as Heimdall, the living gateway to the land of the gods. To get there, she must brave the treacherous waters of the Northern Sea. But hiring a ship proves trickier than she imagined.

hififightclub1Hi-Fi Fight Club #1 – $3.99

BOOM! Studios – Carly Usdin, Nina Vakueva, Irene Flores, Rebeca Nalty, Jim Campbell
Film and TV director Carly Usdin (Suicide Kale, RuPaul’s Drag Race) teams up with breakout artist Nina Vakueva for a new series that’s music to our ears!
New Jersey, 1998. Chris has just started the teen dream job: working at Vinyl Mayhem, the local record store. She’s prepared to deal with anything-misogynistic metalheads, grunge wannabes, even a crush on her wicked cute co-worker, Maggie. But when Rory Gory, the staff’s favorite singer, mysteriously vanishes the night before her band’s show in town, Chris finds out her co-workers are doing more than just sorting vinyl…her local indie record store is also a front for a teen girl vigilante fight club.

Moonstruck2Moonstruck #2 – $3.99

Image Comics – Grace Ellis, Shae Beagle, Caitlin Quirk, Clayton Cowles

Julie, Selena & third-wheel Chet go on a werewolf-y date to a shady magic show. Something TERRIBLE happens, and for once it’s not Mark or Lindi’s fault!

xomanowar6X-O Manowar #6 – $3.99

Valiant Entertainment – Matt Kindt, Doug Braithwaite, Lewis LaRosa, Diego Rodriguez

From the bloodied frontlines to the highest seats of power, there is something rotten on Aric of Dacia’s new home. With an entire planet in turmoil, who the mighty warrior once known as X-O
Manowar can trust no one, especially those he holds dearest. But will the hero of earth rise and become the hero of his adopted planet…or will his endless supply of enemies crush him first?
“GENERAL” comes to its unbelievable finale here as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O Manowar) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Bloodshot U.S.A. prepare Valiant’s unstoppable hero for his biggest rise in power yet…and push him past the point of no return!

Extra Pulls: Black Hammer #12, Batman/The Shadow #5, Shirtless Bear Fighter #3, Redneck #5, Edge of Venomverse #5