It's new comics day eve here at ComicBook.com, and we've got the 8 books you should make some time for this week.
Of course, there are way more than 8 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.
A new series hits the racks in The Gravediggers Union #1, which is written by Wes Craig with art by Toby Cypress and Niko Guardia. The official description is below.
DEADLY CLASS co-creator WES CRAIG launches a new series with art by rising star TOBY CYPRESS (Omega Men)! The supernatural world has gone crazy! The apocalypse is coming, and only the Gravediggers Union can stop it! How? Well, first their leader Cole has to find his estranged daughter. But is she the one behind the apocalypse? Wild comedic horror with steroid zombies, monster gods, swamp vampires, ghost storms, and space monkeys! OVERSIZED FIRST ISSUE!
The Joker's heroic saga continues in Batman: White Knight #2, which is written and drawn by Sean Murphy. The official description is included below.
Public support for Batman dwindles and Gotham City’s 99 percent rally around ex-Joker Jack Napier’s crusade to expose decades of corruption within the GCPD. A proposition inspires new revelations about Harley and The Joker’s past; and as Jack transforms into a hero of the middle class and takes extreme measures to mobilize a revolutionary army of super-villains, Bruce struggles to stay focused on engineering a technological breakthrough to save Alfred.
DC reenvisions the Jetsons! The Jetsons #1 is written by Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Pier Brito and a cover by Amanda Conner. The official description is included below.
Meet George Jetson, a family man living an analog life in a digital world. His wife, Jane, is a brilliant NASA scientist working off-world at a conference, his daughter Judy is a social butterfly trying to discover her calling, and his boy Elroy is either doing homework or using robotic technology to break the rules. Strangest of all, George’s mother has downloaded herself into Rosie the robot!
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Elsewhere has been a fantastical romp with figures from throughout American history, but Amelia Earhart is simply trying to get home. Unfortunately, getting backstabbed by someone she trusts threatens to keep that from ever happening.
Though to be fair, Earhart's group not being able to hit a target with a gun could also pose a problem, but just trying to look at the glass half full here.
Elsewhere #4 is written by Jay Faerber with art by Sumeyye Kesgin and Ron Riley with a variant cover by Riley and Scott Godlewski. The official description is below.
Questions are answered, and fates are sealed as Amelia Earhart faces a shocking betrayal in her quest to return home.
Elsewhere #4 is in stores this Wednesday.
The lightning powered superhero is back in his own miniseries before he takes the television world by storm.
It feels simultaneously fresh and like a comic from the ’80s. I think a lot of people will find it boring, but people who liked Len Wein’s recent Swamp Thing mini, the Rise and Fall of Captain Atom, etc., should really dig it.
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1 is written by Tony Isabella with art by Clayton Henry and a variant cover by Ken Lashley. The official description is listed below.
All-new mini-series by original creator Tony Isabella teamed with superstar artist Clayton Henry! Black Lightning is back and things are not the same! In his home town of Cleveland, high school teacher Jefferson Pierce is a role model for his students. As Black Lightning, he’s fighting to keep them safe, even as his city’s streets are invaded by local gangs with deadly super-weapons. And wait until you see who their supplier is! Real-world issues in a super-hero world! Expect the unexpected!
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
It's Wonder Woman versus Clayface in the big finale to American Soil, and it seems like the perfect time for two new heroes to emerge.
Donna Troy and Cassie Sandsmark have been a crucial part in this resistance, but it seems graduation time is finally here.
Bombshells United #5 is written by Marguerite Bennett with art by Marcelo Di Chiara and Siya Pol Oum. The official description is included below.
It’s the climactic conclusion to “American Soil.” Donna Troy and Cassie Sandsmark are left to defend their hometown from persecution. In the shadow of their foes, and with their friends at their backs, we have the rise of the Wonder Girls!
Bombshells United #5 hits stores this Wednesday.
IDW celebrates 10 years of Atomic Robo with a brand new storyline that puts the world in the balance, but it might be a minute before Robo gets to saving the world.
I mean, Robo's really busy these days. He does have an Institute to run after all!
Atomic Robo - Spectre of Tomorrow #1 is written by Brian Clevinger with art by Scott Wegener and a cover by J.N. Wiedle. The description is below.
Remember those carefree days when the world was only imperiled by things like giant mutants from the sea or the occasional mad scientist dinosaur? Now it's 2017 and everything's horrible all the time! But that's why Atomic Robo is setting up the new Tesladyne Institute in the badlands of New Mexico's Jornada del Muerto desert with Sir Richard Branson's Spaceport on one side and Elon Musk's Solar Farm on the other. With neighbors like these, who needs to uncover an insidious plot that threatens the lives of everyone in the world?
Atomic Robo - Spectre of Tomorrow #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
The X-Men aren't doing so well against the Shadow King's latest attack, and some longtime X-Men might not survive the ordeal.
Even more pressing though is the survival of London itself, which could be annihilated if they fail.
Astonishing X-Men #5 is written by Charles Soule with art by Ramon Rosanas. The official description is included below.
THE LIFE OF X CONTINUES! The SHADOW KING and CHARLES XAVIER continue their twisted game in the ASTRAL PLANE, competing for the very lives of GAMBIT, ROGUE, OLD MAN LOGAN, FANTOMEX and MYSTIQUE. And back in the real world, this game is leaving lasting repercussions as PSYLOCKE, BISHOP and ANGEL attempt to defend LONDON from Shadow King’s psychic attacks. With two of their allies fallen, can Xavier rally his X-Men for one final push against their foe?
Astonishing X-Men #5 hits stores this Wednesday.
Things have been a little, well, insane lately for the group, but luckily answers are finally here. Unfortunately, they aren't going to be the ones they want to hear.
Paper Girls #17 is written by Brian K. Vaughan with art by Cliff Chiang and Matt Wilson. The official description is included below.
At last, the Paper Girls learn what the hell is going on. By Eisner Award-winning writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and artist CLIFF CHIANG, with colors by 2017 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILSON.
Paper Girls #17 is in stores this Wednesday.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sure get around these days, and they're following up their epic teamup with Batman with an adventure alongside the Ghostbusters!
The two iconic teams team-up to defend the Ghostbusters' New York from a TMNT villain, and entertaining chaos is likely to ensue.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #1 is written by Erik Burnham and Tom Waltz with art by Charles Paul Wilson III, Cory Smith, and Dan Schoening. The official description is below.
When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City. One with a whole lot more ghosts… and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #1 is in stores this Wednesday.
Giant Days has entered its second chapter, "Empire Strikes Back" phase, as the world and friendships in the series are tested like never before. There's no evil empire or life-and-death stakes, but this series makes individual friendships feel just that important.
The dynamics between the core trio of young women have never been as tense as they are now, and at least two will have to choose between their significant others and some of their friends. It's tense stuff delivered with the same charm and humor that fans have come to expect from every issue of this Eisner-Award winning series.
Giant Days #32 is written by John Allison with art by Max Sarin and Liz Fleming.
McGraw puts faith in his and Daisy’s “unique understanding” while trying to deal with the fact he is a low down double-dealing dirty cheat whose name is now mud in the influential Spanish community.
Giant Days #32 will be released November 01, 2017.