Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (THE PLOT & INVISIBLE KINGDOM). 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.
THE PLOT #2 – $3.99
Vault Comics – Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel, Josh Hixon, Jordan Boyd, Jim Campbell
Secrets fester in the Blaine family-and in their home. Chase uncovers a piece of history best left hidden, while Mackenzie explores the fraught past between her uncle and Reese.
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #44 – $3.99
BOOM! Studios – Ryan Parrott, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Walter Baiamonte, Ed Dukeshire Goni Montes
NECESSARY EVIL continues as the Omega Rangers return to Earth and meet the Power Rangers for the first time! But if they want to defeat Lord Zedd together, Jason, Trini and Zack will have to keep their identities a secret from their friends! Features the first appearance of the Omega Ranger Zords!
EXCALIBUR #1 – $4.99
Marvel Comics – Tini Howard, Marcus To, Eric Arciniega, Tom Muller
A NEW DAWN IS FORGED!
The Otherworld is rocked by war! It is a new era for mutantkind as a new Captain Britain holds the amulet, fighting for the Kingdom of Avalon with her Excalibur at her side – Rogue, Gambit, Rictor, Jubilee…and Apocalypse.
JOKER KILLER SMILE #1 – $5.99
DC Comics – Sjef Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Jordie Bellaire
Everyone knows The Joker doesn’t have the most promising history with psychotherapists. In fact, no one’s even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn’t matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he’s going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There’s no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has built around himself. Right? There’s no way The Joker’s been entering his house at night…right? There’s no way The Joker has stood over his son’s bed, and put that book in his hands, the one with the, the, the…
The Eisner-nominated creative team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls) reunite for a psychological horror story where nothing is as it seems, your eyes can’t be trusted and Mr. Smiles is waiting behind the basement door.
INVISIBLE KINGDOM #6 – $3.99
Dark Horse Comics – G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward
A fierce beginning to arc two of the astronomical hit series! Desperate after a devastating battle, the Sundog is stranded and running out of fuel-and they turn to Vess’ breathtaking home planet of Rool for help. But just as unexpected bonds and newfound strength begin to reveal themselves . . . so does a new and terrifying gang of spacefaring renegades.
EXTRA PULLS: Mall #3, Relics of Youth #2,Vampire State Building #2, Basketful of Heads #1, Bloodshot #2