Femme Power Picks: March 20th!!


Scroll through our recommendations for March 20th's New Comic Book Day, listed below!


The title we're most excited for this week is Invisible Kingdom, the new ongoing series from former Ms. Marvel and current Wonder Woman writer G. Willow Wilson! Wilson is joined by artist Christian Ward, who's dynamic and other-worldly art is picture perfect for this futuristic space opera! The epic story is set around two young women, one a religious acolyte and one a freighter pilot, who are forced to team up after each uncover a shady relationship between their system's religion and a mega-corporation. The accidental rebels feel compelled to tell the truth, but what is there to do when that could lead to anarchy?!


Check out the full list of our picks for this week below, including new graphic novels and returning favorites!


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Each title, listed below in alphabetical order, includes cover art and a brief description. To learn more about each title, click on the cover art image and head over to Previews World!


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Adventure Time: Marcy & Simon #3

JAN191408 (W) Olivia Olson (A) Slimm Fabert (CA) Brittney Williams To save Simon, Marceline, Finn, Jake, and Princess Bubblegum will have to go to lengths none of them thought were possible.


















Amy's Diary Vol. 01 (Graphic Novel)

DEC181992 (W) Veronique Grisseaux (A) India Desjardins At fourteen, Amy Von Brandt doesn't feel particularly close to anyone. Since her father died, her mother has become some sort of a zombie, except all of a sudden, she's back to life (and even wearing edgy underwear!). Could there be a connection with Dennis Belcher, the school principal? (OMG!) As for her best friend, Kat, love has rendered her brain uncharacteristically mushy. No way that's happening to her, either! But it seems no one is truly safe from love at first sight... And in the middle of all this chaos, there's only one thing Amy really wants: to find her place in the universe.





Avengers #17

JAN190890 (W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez A NEW VAMPIRE ORDER! The final fate of Dracula! The Avengers vs. Ghost Rider?! Blade vs. the Shadow Colonel! And the world of the Marvel U vampires will be changed forever. Who will be the new Lord of the Damned?















Avengers: No Road Home #6

JAN190918 (W) Al Ewing, Jim Zub, Mark Waid (A) Sean Izaakse (CA) Yasmin Putri THE ALL-NEW WEEKLY AVENGERS EVENT CONTINUES! Welcome to the Hyborian Age, Wanda Maximoff - hope you survive the experience! An extra-long Conan epic like you've never seen before!
















Bitter Root #5

JAN190278 (W) David Walker, Chuck Brown (A/CA) Sanford Greene As an unspeakable evil ravages New York City, the last of the Sangerye Family fight just to stay alive. But with Cullen missing and presumed dead, hope is fading fast, both for the family, and the fate of humanity.
















Captain Marvel #3

JAN191018 (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Amanda Conner BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME! SHE-HULK joins CAPTAIN MARVEL in her war on Roosevelt Island! But the barrier continues to cut them off from the rest of the world, while Nuclear Man's ranks are somehow swelling, and something on the island is interfering with super powers. If Carol's going to win this fight, she'll need an army of friends, a hangar of war machines and an ironclad plan. But can she really trust all her allies? And what face from Carol's past is about to show up and change everything?







Cleopatra in Space Vol. 05 (Graphic Novel)

JAN191923 (W) Mike Maihack (A/CA) Mike Maihack Cleo goes into hiding after a mysterious death at Yasiro Academy, and she and her friends set out to uncover the spy who must be working within the school's ranks. Meanwhile, Xaius Octavian continues his assault on the galaxy as his complicated origin story, and how he went from being Cleo's best friend to a ruthless dictator, is revealed. In the end, a space battle and dramatic confrontation between Cleo and Octavian will change both of their lives forever.







Cretaceous (Graphic Novel)

NOV181896 When a Tyrannosaurus Rex is separated from its family unit, it embarks on a harrowing journey to reunite with them before the raw, real dangers of the Cretaceous Era separate them for good. This heart-wrenching story takes to the skies and dives into the sea-and explores everywhere in between-in this research-based, fictional account written and illustrated by Tadd Galusha











Deep Space Canine (Trade Paperback)

JAN191652 (W) Hannah Chapman (A) Various Avery Hill joins with Comic Book Slumber Party, a UK-based international feminist comics collective, to publish this humorous 2017 Ignatz-nominated anthology. Contributors include Katriona Chapman, Lucy Haslam, Lize Meddings, and more.













Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened Wish #1

DEC180772 (W) B Dave Walters (A/CA) Tess Fowler When war threatens the Moonshae Isles, legendary heroes return to defeat the forces of an unthinkable foe. The Forgotten Realms are changed forever as young wizard Helene and her friends grow from raw recruits on the streets of Mintarn into powerful warriors. Creators B. Dave Walters (Stream of Many Eyes, Geek & Sundry, The Rundown) and Tess Fowler (Kid Lobotomy, Critter) join forces to bring you an all-new D&D adventure of epic scope and flair! Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition sales continue to explode! With millions of copies sold around the world, D&D has returned as a cultural force!





Firefly: Bad Company #1

JAN191354 (W) Josh Lee Gordon (A) Francesco Mortarino, Giuseppe Cafaro (CA) Diego Galindo In this 40 page celebration, take a look into the never-before-seen history of one of the most beloved Firefly characters in the 'Verse-SAFFRON! Journey through the early days of Saffron's life, from before her fateful meeting/marriage to Mal. This is an origin story no Firefly fan is sure to forget!












Grumble #5

JAN191514 (W) Rafer Roberts (A/CA) Mike Norton, Marissa Louise Eddie and Tala have narrowly escaped the forces of good and evil, but now they face the ultimate danger: each other!


















Guantanamo Kid (Graphic Novel)

JAN192080 (W) Jerome Tubiana (A/CA) Alexandre Franc Saudi Arabia offers few prospects for the bright young Mohammed El-Gharani. His access to healthcare and education are restricted; nor can he make the most of his entrepreneurial spirit. At the age of 14, Mohammed seizes an opportunity to study in Pakistan. One Friday in Karachi, Mohammed is detained during a raid on his local mosque. After being beaten and interrogated, he is sold to the American government by the Pakistani forces as a member of Al-Qaida with links to Osama Bin Laden, but Mohammed has heard of neither. The Americans fly him first to Kandahar and then to Guantánamo Bay. Guantanamo Kid tells the story of one of Guantanamo Bay's youngest detainees.




Guardians of the Galaxy #3

JAN191033 (W) Donny Cates (A) Geoff Shaw (CA) David Marquez • The Dark Guardians ascend! • With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat. • Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!















High Level #2

JAN190605 (W) Rob Sheridan (A) Barnaby Bagenda (CA) Guillaume Ospital Tasked with smuggling the savior of humanity through thousands of miles of religious cults, mutant tribes, war zones, sunken cities, and cybernetic mafias, the woman known only as Thirteen does what any sane person would: try to get out of doing it. But the mystery of High Level calls whether Thirteen likes it or not.












Invisible Kingdom #1

JAN190409 (W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Christian Ward Set in a in a far-flung star system, this new epic sci-fi monthly saga tells the tale of two women-a young religious acolyte and a hard-bitten freighter pilot-who separately uncover a vast conspiracy between the leader of the system's dominant religion and the mega-corporation that controls society. On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair of rebels risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth. But when your beliefs betray you, what choice is there left?








Justice League #20

JAN190609 (W) Scott Snyder (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez "The Sixth Dimension" part two! The Leaguers come face to face with their future selves in the Sixth Dimension and explore the path that lies before them. Meanwhile, Superman is trapped on a world with no light and hundreds of dead Supermen! Can the Man of Steel escape before his powers completely disappear? To do that, he'll need to learn who captured him!












Lumberjanes #60

JAN191400 (W) Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (A) AnneMarie Rogers (CA) Kat Leyh Trying to pull off a last-minute party is like paddling upstream...against a waterfall...in a rainstorm. Throwing together a last-minute theatrical production is like doing all that with an umbrella instead of a paddle, and your shipmates are all ducks. If there's anyone who's prepared to sail through these metaphorical eddies, though, it's April, in service of her BFFL Jo's birthday!











Meet The Skrulls #2

JAN190940 (W) Robbie Thompson (A) Niko Henrichon (CA) Marcos Martin Madison Warner's latest mission brings her to the most dangerous place imaginable - a slumber party. If she can get the intel she needs and get out undetected, she betters the Skrulls' invasion chances and dooms humanity. Win-win. All through this, her dad Carl faces Iron Man himself at his job at Stark Industries. So, a normal week for the Warners...












Middlewest #5

JAN190337 (W) Skottie Young (A) Jorge Corona (CA) Mike Huddleston Care and compassion are not concepts that Abel has previously associated with his action's repercussions but Magdalena's carnival is nothing if not unpredictable.

















Miles Morales: Spider-Man #4

JAN190996 (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javi Garron (CA) Marco D'Alfonso MILES MORALES' DAY OFF! • Vice Principal Drutcher is fed up with Miles' excuses for his tardiness and absences. Young Mr. Morales is up to something, and Drutcher will figure it out if it's the last thing he does! • So Miles, Judge and Barbara have to keep one step ahead of their administrator while they play hooky, and Miles has to keep his Spider-identity a secret from ALL of them. • Can he do it?









Monstress #21

JAN190338 (W) Marjorie M. Liu (A/CA) Sana Takeda It's a turning point in Maika's life when she comes face-to-face with a stranger from her deep past.



















My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #76

JAN190814 (W) Katie Cook, Andy Price (A/CA) Andy Price The search for the missing stars of the Andalusian constellation continues! With Pinkie Pie, Big Mac, Zecora, and the Cutie Mark Crusaders on the case, this expedition's in the bag! ...Right?! Things aren't always what they seem in this thrilling new adventure featuring your favorite ponies and Equestria's biggest villain yet-Cosmos! Follow your favorite fillies and their friends and they seek to unravel the mystery of the missing constellation! Twists and turns abound in this new story by Pony-favorites Katie Cook and Andy Price!







Naomi #3

JAN190619 (W) Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker (A/CA) Jamal Campbell A brand-new character in the DC Universe comes into focus as Naomi confronts the one person in her small town she is convinced knows the secret of her mysterious adoption and her obsession with Superman. The truth is going to change both her and the DC Universe forever. The secret of Naomi opens the door to an enormous reveal you will not want to miss.











Outpost Zero #8

OUTPOST ZERO #8 JAN190354 (W) Sean McKeever (A/CA) Alexandre Tefenkgi On the Frost, one accident can wipe out the entire Outpost. The unimaginable happens here.


















Pearl #7

JAN190622 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Gaydos From the creators of Jessica Jones! The new Yakuza crime epic begins a bold new chapter. It's what we in the business call a reader-friendly jumping-on point! Meet Pearl, a talented tattoo artist for elite members of the Yakuza in San Francisco. Following the tragedy of her mother's death, Pearl tattooed her albino skin with an elaborate full-body tattoo you can see only when she is flushed with excitement-or rage. Now Pearl has learned the truth behind her family, her clan and her upbringing, all of which sends her heading to Tokyo to face her legacy head-on! Award-winning artist Michael Gaydos focuses his amazing eye on Japan! All this, plus an all-new, in-depth Jinxworld letter column!




Rainbow Brite #5

DEC181209 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Xenia Pamfil, Christine Hipp (CA) Paulina Ganucheau Wisp's adventure has taken her far from home and those that she loves the most, all in the name of helping her new friends and saving Rainbow Land. Find out if she is the magical Rainbow Brite they have been waiting for and if she can restore the color to this magical world, all while protecting hers!











Sailor Moon Eternal Edition Vol. 03 (Graphic Novel)

OCT182174 (W) Naoko Takeuchi (A/CA) Naoko Takeuchi The guardians in sailor suits return in this definitive edition of the greatest magical girl manga of all time! Features all-new cover illustrations by creator Naoko Takeuchi, a glittering holographic coating, an extra-large size, premium paper, French flaps, and a newly-revised translation! Teenager Usagi is not the best athlete, she's never gotten good grades, and, well, she's a bit of a crybaby. But when she meets a talking cat, she begins a journey that will teach her she has a well of great strength just beneath the surface and the heart to inspire and stand up for her friends as Sailor Moon!




Sparrowhawk #5

DEC181365 (W) Delilah Dawson (A) Matias Basla (CA) Miguel Mercado Art's quest has led her to the Unseelie Queen's palace and the terrible sacrifice she'll have to make to return home.


















Star Wars #63

JAN191061 (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Gerald Parel THE SCOURGING OF SHU-TORUN: OPERATION VENGEANCE! • KANCHAR returns, and he's still got an amazing cybernetic arm. • Does QUEEN TRIOS feel regret over all she's done? • Spoilers: She will soon, if LEIA has anything to do with it.














Steven Universe #26

JAN191406 (W) Terry Blas (A) Gabriele Bagnoli (CA) Missy Pena Things continue to go from bad to worse as Lars, the Off Colors, Steven, and Connie must brave a turbulent nebula to escape Emerald's pursuit.


















Uncanny X-Men #14

JAN191038 (W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Salvador Larroca Cyclops and Wolverine have drawn together a new team of X-Men from the ashes of "X-Men Disassembled," and now they turn their eyes to setting their agenda. Cyclops has a list...a list of things the X-Men have to take care of...if it's the last thing they ever do.















Vei (Graphic Novel)

JAN191947 (W) Sara Bergmark Elfgren (A) Karl Johnsson She trained her whole life to become the strongest warrior of Jotunheim, to become the beloved champion of her gods. But when the time came to finally prove her strength, Vei was cast into the sea by the very god she fought for. Rescued by a Viking ship, Vei returns to Jotunheim, home of the legendary giants. There she finds herself caught in the Meistarileikir, a bloody game between the humans, the giants, and the gods of Asgard that will determine who will have the right to rule the land of Midgard. Having lost the confidence of her own god, Vei must take her place in the Meistarileikir and fight not only for the control of Midgard, but for her very life, in this epic battle against daring warriors, fearsome monsters, and even the gods themselves!




West Coast Avengers #9

JAN190976 (W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Lim, Gang Hyuk • Creepy Hollywood cults! Gruesome blood sacrifices! Pop religion collides with serious mystic power in sunny Los Angeles, and somehow, the new Masters of Evil AND Kate Bishop's parents AND her ex-boyfriend are tied up in it! • The West Coast kids go deep undercover to get to the bottom of the Temple of the Shifting Sun, but they're about to find out that nothing is as it seems!

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