Femme Power Picks: May 8th!

Scroll through our recommendations for May 8th's New Comic Book Day, listed below!

There are some great comics coming out this week, and we hope you're as excited as we are! First up is War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas, which introduces Aero, Sword Master, and Wave! Agents of Atlas is an all Asian hero team, and Wave, a brand new character for Marvel, marks their first Filipino superhero! We can't wait to get our hands on this War of the Realms tie-in issue and get to know all of these new superheroes!

Next up we are excited for the new series from Image Comics titled Excellence. The series follows Spencer Dales, a member of a secret society of magicians who are tasked with using magic to better the lives of others, but never themselves. Spencer sees issues with these rules, and takes it upon himself to fix a broken system. Brought to you entirely by a creative team of color and following Black magicians, this action-fantasy series promises to show you that excellence is real!

We also have some of our returning favorites such as By Night, Captain Marvel, Unstoppable Wasp, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Wonder Woman and so many other Femme Power Comix favorites!

Also!- Have you heard the good news? You can now purchase comics and graphic novels in our shop! We've so appreciated the feedback we've gotten so far, but please continue to send us messages on Facebook and Instagram as we decide what to stock in our shop!

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!

Are there other titles you're picking up this week? What are we missing from our list? Become a member of Femme Power Comix and let us know in the comments section!

5 Worlds Vol. 03

MAR191961 (W) Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel (A) Mark Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, Boya Sun her quest to save the galaxy. But reaching the red beacon means navigating an impossible maze of pipes and facing devious enemies at every turn. Luckily, her friend Jax Amboy has returned from his adventures transformed! Now he must confront the owner of his former starball team, a ruthless businessman who will stop at nothing to get his best player back on the field... and who can grant them access to the beacon. Meanwhile, Oona and An Tzu find a mysterious rebel leader and release a surprising power within Oona's magic. Will they make it in time to stop the evil force seeking to rule the 5 Worlds?

Betty & Veronica #5

MAR191465 (W) Jamie L Rotante (A) Kelly Fitzpatrick (A/CA) Sandra Lanz "SUMMER," pt. 5: Graduation day is here! Betty and Veronica have finally made peace with their decisions and vow to make this a summer to remember. What lies in the future for the BFFs? You may be surprised to find out!

By Night #11

MAR191307 (W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen Jane and Heather confront Chet Charles, the mysterious inventor thought missing for over a decade! All that remains is to discover the sort of thing that could drive you crazy enough to want to live inside a mountain for twenty years and pretend to be the most powerful being in a dimension.

Captain Marvel #5

MAR190888 (W) Kelly Thompson (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts THE FINAL SHOWDOWN AT LAST! The battle with Nuclear Man comes to a head! Captain Marvel's rebellion forces have launched their final desperate assault for control of the island. But Nuclear Man has an ace in the hole - and stopping him will take everything Carol's got. The life of every man, woman and child on Roosevelt Island rests on Carol's shoulders. She's about to show Nuclear Man why they call her "Earth's Mightiest Hero"!

Carmen Sandiego Vol. 01

MAR191809 Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Headed to the island nation of Indonesia for her next caper! But just what is the mysterious lady in red after this time? Adventure awaits in this action-packed graphic novel starring the world's greatest thief. In this exciting graphic novel based on the Netflix series starring Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Carmen Sandiego's globe-trotting capers introduce kids to the geography, culture, and history that is baked into every adventure!

Catwoman #11

MAR190498 (W) Joélle Jones (A) Fernando Blanco (CA) Joélle Jones Asking the question, "Who is Selina Kyle?" has gotten folks hurt in the past...but this time it's Selina asking about herself. Meanwhile, the disgraced Creel family are marshalling their resources to make a return to Villa Hermosa and claw their way back to the top.

Deadly Class #38

DEC180236 (W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Wesley Craig "NEVER GO BACK," Part Three (of Five): Marcus and Maria return to Kings Dominion and face the rot that festers in its halls.

Escape from Bitch Mountain OGN

MAR191525 (W) Hannah Chapman (A) Various Comic Book Slumber Party is back! And this time they're taking on the dank dungeons of Bitch Mountain. Far famed for its cruel Warlock overlord, Bitch Mountain is easily the deadliest destination on any adventurers map, but with it's rumored riches and guaranteed bragging rights it's an opportunity Greasy can't refuse. Can Greasy find her way out of the depths with her treasure (and her dignity) intact?

Eve Stranger #1