There is nothing quite like New Comic Book Day! It wouldn’t be a Wednesday without new comics like SHANG-CHI & DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH.
If you are a reader like me, that TBR (to be read) pile of comics continues to grow. If that isn’t enough to stop you from checking out new releases, here is my list of Top 5 Comics out this week.
SHANG-CHI #1 -$3.99
Publisher – Marvel Comics
Creators – Gene Luen Yang, Dike Ruan, Philip Ta, Jen Bartel
THE MASTER RETURNS! An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world…Zheng Zhu’s son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe’s greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind long ago…and discover the secrets to Shang-Chi’s past that will change his world forever.
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 – $3.99
Publisher – Image Comics
Creators – James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn’t prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of Truth?
VOYAGE TO THE STARS #2 – $3.99
Publisher – IDW Publishing
Creators – James Asmus, Ryan Copple, Connie Daidone, Reggie Graham, Justin Birch, Rebekah Isaacs
We’re sorry. Exemplar, the Savior of the Universe, can’t speak to you right now.
He’s… um… not feeling well?
But if you and the KNIGHTS EXEMPLAR armada currently surrounding our ship don’t mind waiting, our crew will have him fixed up in no time!
X-RAY ROBOT #2 – $3.99
Publisher – Dark Horse Comics
Creators – Mike Allred, Laura Allred, Nate Piekos
After meeting his robotic 277-year-old self, Max learns about the incoming threat of the Ultimate Nihlist, a villain determined to take all life to its “Pre-Big Bang” status, leading Max and the robot to travel through different timelines to protect reality and mankind.
LUDOCRATS #5 – $3.99
Publisher – Image Comics
Creators – Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol, Jeff Stokely, Tamra Bonvillain, Clayton Cowles, Skottie Young
LUDOCRATS ends as it began, with the release of a 32-page comic pamphlet. We leave you with fond memories and longing. Forevermore, LUDOCRATS will be the comic whose name you accidentally moan when having sex with other lesser comics.