There is nothing quite like New Comic Book Day! It wouldn’t be a Wednesday without new comics like ENGINE WARD & SACRED SIX.
Your Local Comic Shops are in constant need of you support. If your shops are open, don’t forget to pay them a visit this week and check out all the amazing comics released this week. Here are my 5 picks for new comics.
ENGINE WARD #1 -$3.99
Publisher – Vault Comics
Creators – George Mann, Joe Eisma, Michael Garland, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Nathan Gooden, Jen Hickman
Earth is an ancient myth, long forgotten. Now, the word of the god-like Celestials is absolute, and they rule with brutal efficiency. When Joss, an Engineward, discovers and reactivates the head of an ancient ghoulem, she finds all is not as intended. Her destiny-and that of her world-lies somewhere far beyond the borders of her shantytown.
ARTEMIS & THE ASSASSIN #3 – $3.99
Publisher – Aftershock Comics
Creators – Stephanie Phillips, Francesca Fantini, Lauren Affe, Troy Peteri, Phil Hester, Mark Englert
Transported to the Wild West, an infamous WWII spy and a time-traveling assassin have to contend with outlaws, drunkards, and even a fifteenth-century ninja in order to return to their respective time periods.
SACRED SIX #1 – $3.99
Publisher – Dynamite Entertainment
Creators – Christopher Priest, Jae Lee, Gabriel Ibarra, Mohan, Willie Schubert, Meghan Hetrick
Four women are lured to rural Georgia as part of a mysterious scheme to defend an impoverished farming town which finds itself under siege by zealots. But this isn’t just any impoverished farming town, and these aren’t just any four women. The all-new Draculina, Pantha, Nyx, and Chastity have been brought together in Ashthorne in an effort to avert all-out war against nearby Sacred, Georgia. But Ashthorne has a deadly secret, Sacred has a deadly purpose, and lurking in the shadows is Lilith, the immortal sorceress and mother to Vampirella.
ONCE & FUTURE #9 – $3.99
Publisher – BOOM! Studios
Creators – Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora, Tamra Bonvillain, Ed Dukeshire
With Merlin-and the magic he wields-back at his side, King Arthur is stronger than ever. Brigette and Duncan continue to fight against Camelot’s dark forces, but when Merlin calls to life another story entirely, will the two heroes save the day? Or will they find themselves becoming the villains they’re sworn to defeat.
SPIDER-WOMAN #2 – $3.99
Publisher – Marvel Comics
Creators – Karla Pacheco, Pere Perez, Frank D’Armata, Travis Lanham, Junggeun Yoon, Ben Oliver, Jenny Frison
DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS!
• Spider-Woman discovers the origin of her illness. Spoilers: It wasn’t bad sushi or that cold everyone at the office has.
• What does Jessica’s illness have to do with the daughter of her old nemesis Otto Vermis? And how does a shipment of black-market spiders fit in?
• Jessica Drew is fighting for her life while someone is pulling the strings of her web…BUT WHO?
If you’re looking for more great series, check out: Ludocrats #3, Faithless II #2, Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #51, Heist #6, It Eats What Feeds It #1