It's new comics day eve here at ComicBook.com, and we've got the 7 books you should make some time for this week.
Of course, there are way more than 7 books on the store shelves worthy of your time and money, so before we get to the top 7, here are the honorable mentions this week.
Tim Drake isn't alone in Mr. Oz's prison, and he might just want to get back in his cell when he finds out who else is in there with him.
Detective Comics #966 is written by James T Tynion IV with art by Eber Ferreira and Eddy Barrows. You can find the official description below.
“A LONELY PLACE OF LIVING” part two! Tim Drake has been locked in Mr. Oz’s fortress—but now he’s free and roaming the prison while his captor faces off against the Man of Steel. But is he the only prisoner who’s been freed?!
Laura barely has a chance to breathe lately before life throws another curveball, and now she has to go and rescue Daken from the very people who created her. Yeah, she's going to need a drink after this.
All New Wolverine #25 is written by Tom Taylor with art by Juan Cabal and a cover by Terry Dodson. You can find the official description below.
DAKEN has been kidnapped and it's up to WOLVERINE to find him. But when his trail brings her back to the FACILITY, the place that tortured and created her, what new horrors will LAURA find cooking there? And who, exactly, are the ORPHANS OF X?
If you've fallen behind on Rick Remender's latest fantasy opus, now's your perfect chance to catch up!
Seven To Eternity Vol. 2 is written by Rick Remender with art by Jerome Opena and James Harren, with a cover by Opena and Matt Hollingsworth. The official description is included below.
Adam Osidis and the Mosak travel the blasted lands of Zhal to deliver the Mud King to the only force strong enough to undo his stranglehold on his army of compromised slaves. The Mud King’s whispers have made Adam Osidis the most hated man in Zhal, but when he offers Adam a solution to all his troubles, will he join the calculating monster and betray his fellow Mosak for a second chance at life? RICK REMENDER & JEROME OPEÑA’s smash-hit dark fantasy series returns for its second chapter! Collects SEVEN TO ETERNITY #5-9
Without further ado, here are ComicBook.com's top 7 picks!
Russ Burlingame: Action Comics #989
The revelations continue in the latest Action Comics, but Superman doesn't even have time to contemplate them thanks to the disasters happening all over the world.
So, what does a scorned Kryptonian father do with time on his hands? Glad you asked because for Jor-El it means tracking down Lois Lane, and that just doesn't seem like it's going to go well does it?
Yeah, that was our guess too.
Action Comics #989 is written by Dan Jurgens with art by Viktor Bogdanovic, and you can find the official description below.
“THE OZ EFFECT” part three! The startling revelation of Mr. Oz’s origin has stopped the Man of Steel dead in his tracks. With Superman distracted by disasters looming around the world, Mr. Oz has the time to confront Lois Lane.
Action Comics #989 is in stores this Wednesday.
Megan Peters: Runaways #2
Ahhhh! Why can't they just all get along!
Okay, that's an oversimplification, but fans want more than anything to see the group get back together. Thing is, they better do it soon because something is brewing that they won't be able to face on their own.
Runaways #2 is written by Rainbow Rowell with art by Kris Anka. The official description is below.
The RUNAWAYS are back, but are they ever, ever, ever getting back together?? Did Chase and Gert's love survive their time apart? Have Karolina and Nico's feelings made their friendship impossible? What emotional landmines lie in wait to DESTROY the Runaways?! And should we be more worried about those, or about the shadowy scientist watching them from a distance?
Runaways #2 is in stores this Wednesday.
J.K. Schmidt: The Family Trade #1
Imagine a world where a small island of thieves, spies, and assassins keeps the world moving. Now, imagine that one of their own breaks it in half.
Welcome to the world of The Family Trade, where civil war threatens the barely there stability the world is clinging on to. The world might end, but it will surely be entertaining while you watch it fall.
The Family Trade #1 is written by Justin Jordan and Nikki Ryan with art by Morgan Beem. The official description is listed below.
“THE FAMILY,” Part One Introducing an all-new ongoing series from the creator of LUTHER STRODE, SPREAD, and DEAD BODY ROAD! Steampunk, alchemy, and adventure meet the ocean. On an island city in a world where history didn’t quite turn out like ours, a hidden family of spies, thieves, and assassins makes sure that the world keeps going. Or they did, until Jessa Wynn, their youngest member, manages to start a civil war.
The Family Trade #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
Jamie Lovett: Falcon #1
With the original Captain America back in action, it's time for Sam Wilson to hang up the shield and take to the skies again as Falcon. This time though he truly knows who he is, and living under someone's shadow is a thing of the past.
Falcon #1 is written by Rodney Barnes with art by Joshua Cassara and a cover by Jesus Saiz. The official description is located below.
In the wake of SECRET EMPIRE, Sam Wilson has laid down the shield and taken to the sky once again! Reborn and recommitted, THE FALCON takes flight on a personal mission to reconnect with the American people and train his new partner THE PATRIOT. But when a gang war overtakes the streets of Chicago, Sam finds himself stuck in the middle of a situation far more dangerous than he could've imagined—one with its roots in an unexpected corner of the Marvel Universe!
Falcon #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
Jenna Anderson: Batgirl & The Birds of Prey #15
The newly expanded Birds of Prey need all the help they can get against their new foe, but those new members might still not be enough to take down...the flu?
Yep, the flu is spreading all over Gotha, but the men are the only people affected. That's not going to work for the Birds, so they set out to save their loved ones and figure out what's going on.
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15 is written by Shawna Benson and Julie Benson with art by Roge Antonio with covers by Yanick Paquette and Kamome Shirahama. The description is included below.
“MANSLAUGHTER” part one! It’s flu season in Gotham City, but something odd is happening...only the men are getting sick, including those closest to the Birds of Prey! With Commissioner Gordon on his deathbed and Batman fighting a foe even he can’t beat, only the Birds of Prey have the strength to stand up to what’s happening and keep the city from spiraling into chaos!
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15 is in stores this Wednesday.
Matt Mueller: Gotham City Garage #1
It's Mad Max meets DC when Gotham City Garage #1 finally hits stores.
The line might have started out as just statues, but fans will be introduced to a crazy dystopian landscape where the rebels of the DCU are the only hope against Lex Luthor and his anything but "Utopian" garden. You've never seen characters like Big Barda, Catwoman, Steel, Silver Banshee, and Harley Quinn quite like this, and you'll be glad you gave it a chance!
Gotham City Garage #1 is written by Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing, with art by Brian Ching and covers by Rafael Albuquerque and Dan Panosian. The description is located below.
A new series inspired by the DC Collectibles statue line! It’s been decades since Governor Lex Luthor turned Gotham City into a modern utopia, saving his people from the devastation that made the rest of the continent a wasteland. But his city isn’t paradise for everyone. If the Lexes network misfires, and a citizen wakes up and steps out of line, the Bat and his minions are brutal in restoring the status quo. So when young Kara Gordon, whose ridealong tech has never functioned optimally, rushes headlong into the Freescape, she’s shocked to find Gotham City Garage—where new friends might become family, if she lives long enough.
Gotham City Garage #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
Charlie Ridgely: Ragman #1
You might have heard of Ragman before, but this latest reimagining is not the Ragman you're used to.
Ray Fawkes delivers a new take on the Ragman character this week, and expect a wild ride filled with ancient evils and a unique take on the supernatural. If you've always wanted to get to know Ragman, now is a perfect time.
Ragman #1 is written by Ray Fawkes with art by Inaki Miranda and a cover by Guillem March. The description can be found below.
After a failed mission to raid a tomb in the Israeli Desert, war veteran Rory Harper is plagued by the death of his partners. As Rory battles his guilt back in Gotham City, he discovers that what was in that tomb has followed him home, and it’s about to change his life. But as Rory begins his journey, an evil is invading Gotham City, and it wants what he’s discovered. A hero is born in this visionary reimagining of the Ragman mythos by writer Ray Fawkes and artist Inaki Miranda!
Ragman #1 is in stores this Wednesday.