Scroll through our recommendations for November 14th's New Comic Book Day, listed below!
This week brings a few new titles we're excited to pick up! The first is Bitter Root #1 from Image Comics, which adds a supernatural twist to the 1920s Harlem Renaissance, following a family of monster hunters! Will the Sangerye Family work past all of their familial drama to save humanity, or will humanity suffer a terrible fate? We can't wait to read this new series! This week also means the return of our favorite crew from the ship named Serenity! Originally airing on Fox in 2002, Firefly is a new comic from Boom which looks at the backstory of the characters from the cult-classic tv show.
Next on our list: Hedy Lamarr was a brilliant actress and inventor- and is starring in a new biographical graphic novel! Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life, published by Humanoids, tells the story of this larger-than-life woman who overcame sexism and abuse to cement her name in American history (and who would have turned 104 last week)!
Last, but not least, on our list of new titles is a one-shot from Image: The Terrible Elisabeth Dumn Against The Devils in Suits. Image promises "this is a story that will haunt you long after you've turned the final page" and we can't wait to get our hands on this and find out why!
Scroll through our recommendations for November 14th's New Comic Book Day, listed below! Scroll down to see cover art and read brief descriptions from the publishers (titles listed in alphabetical order). To learn more about each title, click on the cover art image and head to Previews World.
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Adventure Time Season 11 #2
SEP181335 (W) Sonny Liew, Ted Anderson (A) Marina Julia (CA) Jorge Corona Finn, Jake and their new friend continue on their scavenger hunt around Ooo, marvelling at the changes around them in the wake of the War. The Emmy Award-winning series continues with a new season exclusively in comic book form!
SEP180829 (W) Jason Aaron (A) Ed McGuinness, Adam Kubert, Andrea Sorrentino (A/CA) David Marquez THE EARTH'S MOST HATED HEROES?! After 700 issues of saving the world, you'd think the Avengers would be due some celebration. But instead the whole world seems to be gunning for them, especially Namor's fearsome new Defenders of the Deep and the reimagined Russian Super-Soldiers of the Winter Guard. And that's not to mention the shocking surprise the U.S. government has in store for our heroes. Plus: The all-new Agents of Wakanda! The mystery of the Avengers of 1,000,000 BC deepens! A key revelation concerning the resurrection of Wolverine! And the next startling new Avenger is revealed!
Bitter Root #1
SEP180020 (W) David Walker, Chuck Brown (A/CA) Sanford Greene In the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance is in full swing, and only the Sangerye Family can save New York-and the world-from the supernatural forces threatening to destroy humanity. But the once-great family of monster hunters has been torn apart by tragedies and conflicting moral codes. The Sangerye Family must heal the wounds of the past and move beyond their differences... or sit back and watch a force of unimaginable evil ravage the human race.
By Night #5
SEP181325 (W) John Allison (A/CA) Christine Larsen Upon coming back home, Jane and Heather are thrilled to find that this time, their footage of the Otherworld is GROUNDBREAKING. Greatness is on the horizon, as soon as they can get through the hardest part-editing.
SEP180459 (W) Joélle Jones (A/CA) Joélle Jones A secret hideout is supposed to be just that-secret. So how did her new villain's criminal crew know where to plant an explosive in Selina's new pad? As if that blow-up weren't bad enough, the cops come calling and arrest Selina for murder. Locked up without bail, Catwoman finds that she isn't very popular in jail, and must fight the other inmates just to stay alive and avoid a shiv. Will she make a deal with her new nemesis, that cagey Creel, or is orange the new black for Selina's foreseeable future?
Crush (Graphic Novel)
AUG182490 (W) Svetlana Chmakova (A/CA) Svetlana Chmakova Following the overwhelming success of Awkward and Brave, Chmakova's award winning Berrybrook Middle School series continues with its next installment - CRUSH! Jorge seems to have it all together. He's big enough that nobody really messes with him, but he's also a genuinely sweet guy with a solid, reliable group of friends. The only time he ever really feels off his game is when he crosses paths with a certain girl... But when the group dynamic among the boys starts to shift, will Jorge be able to balance what his friends expect of him versus what he actually wants?
SEP180972 (W) Gail Simone (A) David Baldeon (CA) Lim, Gang Hyuk A REAL PAIN IN THE NECK! • Pale skin...long hair...skintight black bodysuit... No, not Domino...it's Morbius the Living Vampire!
Enola Holmes Vol 01 (Graphic Novel)
JUN180718 (W) Serena Blasco (A/CA) Serena Blasco Raised by her mother on the family's country manor, Enola wakes on her 14th birthday to discover that her mother has disappeared, leaving only a collection of flowers and a coded message book. With Sherlock and Mycroft determined to ship her off to a boarding school, Enola escapes, displaying a cleverness that impresses even the elder Holmeses. But nothing prepares her for what lies ahead. This delightfully drawn graphic novel adaptation also includes a portfolio of pages from Enola's secret notebook.
SEP180970 (W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) David Nakayama THE COURT OF CALIPH DOOM! Even in a world of magic carpets and wish-granting lamps, Doctor Doom rules with an iron fist! And strangers are not welcome in this fairy-tale land. Can Blink's growing team escape this eternal Arabian Night before Doom gains ultimate power?
SEP181285 (W) Greg Pak (A) Dan McDaid (CA) Lee Garbett BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers), presents an all-new era of the pop culture phenomenon Firefly , as one of the most demanded stories in the franchise's history is revealed for the first time! Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job-legal or not-to stay afloat and keep his crew fed. Find out now how his story began as BOOM! Studios delves into Malfs past, how he met his first mate Zoe and the real truth about the War of Unification.the intergalactic civil war that divided friend and family alike. Focusing on family, loyalty, identity, and the price of redemption, writer Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Totally Awesome Hulk) and artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero) take you back to the battleground where Mal's journey began.
Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life (Graphic Novel)
SEP181837 (W) Roy William (A/CA) Sylvian Dorange From a childhood filled with curiosity and ambition despite the stereotypes imposed on her, to an abusive marriage that she ingeniously escaped from, to finding her way to stardom in the City of Angels in the face of rampant sexism and harassment, Hedy Lamarr would not only become a glamorous star of the Golden Age of Hollywood, alongside icons like Judy Garland and Clark Gable, but also an unparalleled inventor. She would fashion designs to revolutionize the planes built by Howard Hughes, and come up with a secret communication system that helped the Allies against the Nazis, a technology that would become the blueprint for what we know today as "Wi-Fi." A visionary that never feared going after her goals and defied convention at every turn, Hedy Lamarr was a true woman of wonder.
House of Whispers #3
SEP180488 (W) Nalo Hopkinson (A) Dominike "Domo" Stanton (CA) Sean Andrew Murray What doctors are calling "Cotard's Delusion"-the disease Latoya contracted from the mysterious book-is beginning to spread across the Waking World, trapping the souls of its victims in the Dreaming, so that their corporeal bodies are mere husks, waiting for death to take them. Likewise, Erzulie is still trapped within the Dreaming, and her personality begins to shift, expressing fewer of her love-and -desire qualities, and developing more of her warrior persona, known as Erzulie Dantor. She may not be looking for a fight, but what function does a warrior have outside of battle?
Infinite Dark #2
SEP180172 (W) Ryan Cady (A/CA) Andrea Mutti Unrest on the Orpheus, an entity from beyond reality itself, and a therapy session gone horribly awry-Security Director Deva Karrell's investigation turns up few clues but many fresh horrors.
Jook Joint #2
SEP180173 (W) Tee Franklin (A/CA) Alitha Martinez Tonight at the Jook Joint, the blood runs as hot as the music as Mahalia and her coven face an attack at the bar. Meanwhile, young mother Heloise has the chance to get away with murder. Will she use it, and take revenge on her sadistic husband?
Mandela and the General (Graphic Novel)
SEP181936 (W) John Carlin (A) Oriol Malet Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid hero and first leader of the new South Africa, is an international symbol of the power of a popular movement to fight structural racism. But that nonviolent struggle for equality very nearly spiraled into an all-out race war. As the first post-apartheid elections approach in 1994, with South African blacks poised to take power, the nation's whites fear reprisal. White nationalist militias stand ready to fight to the death to defend their cause. They need someone who can lead and unite them. That man is General Constand Viljoen, former chief of apartheid South Africa's military. Mandela knows that he can't avert a bloodbath on his own. He will have to count on his archenemy. Can they trust each other? Can they keep their followers and radical fringe elements from acts of violence? The mettle of these two men will determine the future of a nation.
SEP180191 (W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Ian MacEwan Open warfare breaks out in the streets of Manhattan, creating a mid-'70s urban apocalypse. Modern mythological warrior Pamela Evans is humanity's greatest hero against the forces of darkness!
Ms. Marvel #36
SEP180938 (W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Nico Leon (CA) Valerio Schiti EMBIGGENED POTENTIAL! • MS. MARVEL's powers are back in order! • But that doesn't mean things get simpler... • The next big step for KAMALA KHAN begins here!
Rainbow Brite #2
SEP181173 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Brittney Williams (CA) Paulina Ganucheau Wisp and Twinkle run into trouble in a magical land when they find themselves face to face with mad scientist Murky and his sidekick Lurky, but as they try to make their way to safety, they discover an important part of what it means to be Rainbow Brite!
Rugrats: C Is For Chanukah #1 (One-Shot)
SEP181339 (W) Cullen Crawford, Daniel Kibblesmith (A) Kate Sherron (CA) Chrystin Garland œ Itfs a Rugrats family vacation to the mountains, complete with the annual argument between Grandpa Lou and Boris arguing over which holiday is better: Chanukah or Christmas. œ Boris is determined to prove his is the best and starts giving Tommy and the babies a history lesson on the Golem which sets imaginations ablaze. Tommy, Chuckie, Phil & Lil now feel that have to save Hanukkah from the Golem before it steals the holiday away for good!
Scooby Apocalypse #31
SEP180507 (W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Pat Olliffe, Tom Palmer Fred is alive?! Or is he something else...whatever he is, he's not the same man he once was. What happened to him? Where has he been? And how will his return affect Daphne, Scooby and the gang? All answers revealed in this issue...
SEP180208 (W) Joe Henderson (A/CA) Lee Garbett "HERE THERE BE DRAGONFLIES," Part Three Enter The Farm! Willa discovers that farming in the low-G world is VERY different than she thought, and incredibly dangerous. Are these farmers friends or foes? And is their handsome, charismatic leader flirting with Willa? Not that it bothers Edison. Nope. Not one bit.
SEP180209 (W) Sarah Vaughn (A/CA) Leila Del Duca Poppy faces her first night with her new husband. If anything happens the way she plans, it will go down in history.
Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #26
SEP180989 (W) Si Spurrier (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Ashley Witter DOCTOR APHRA - WORST AMONG EQUALS! • On the run from the law in an alien city, DOCTOR APHRA can't stray more than a few paces from her companion without both of them blowing up. • Time to cooperate, right? Except, unfortunately, her companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderdroid who's more interested in her death than playing nice. • A brand-new misadventure for the galaxy's foremost amoral archaeologist starts here!
SEP180514 (W) Marc Andreyko (A/CA) Evan Shaner Supergirl goes bar-hopping...in space! Hot on the trail of Rogol Zaar, Supergirl is on the hunt for the Krypton killer's mysterious cohorts known as the Circle. That quest finds the Maid of Might kicking over rocks at a scuzzy intergalactic dive bar, where she runs into Ambush Bug of all people-not to mention a wretched hive of scum and villains who want to kill her, too. But before Supergirl can track down Krypton's former location, her suit's yellow sun energy starts to run out, which is going to leave her gasping in the vacuum of space!
The Terrible Elisabeth Dumn Against The Devils in Suits (One-Shot)
SEP180044 (W) Arabson (A/CA) Arabson Elisabeth Dumn is a strong, rebellious girl who's determined to make her own way. Good thing too, because her father long ago promised her to the Devil and he's come to claim what's his.
This is a story that will haunt you long after you've turned the final page. Part horror adventure, part surreal dreamscape, this original graphic novella features the amazing artwork of new Brazilian sensation ARABSON, with translation by Eisner Award-winner JAMES ROBINSON.
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #38
SEP180929 (W) Ryan North (A) Derek Charm (CA) Erica Henderson SQUIRREL GIRL IS DEAD! • ...is what you'd be saying if you only read the cover of our last issue and NOT the contents, in which we revealed a shocking twist: Squirrel Girl...IS ALIVE? • Yes! The good news is, everyone's favorite squirrel-themed super hero is alive and well! But the bad news is: Whoever replaced her...was a shape-shifting alien SKRULL, and now Team Doreen doesn't know who to trust! • Mysteries deepen and allegiances are tested in this issue as...a shocking Skrull is revealed! • It's not Nancy, though. • Nancy's great.
Uncanny X-Men #1
SEP180791 (W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Mahmud A. Asrar, Mark Bagley, Mirko Colak (CA) Leinil Francis Yu THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK! New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew Rosenberg (PHOENIX RESURRECTION) and Kelly Thompson (MR. & MRS. X) and all-star artists Mahmud Asrar (X-MEN RED), R.B. Silva (X-MEN BLUE), Yildiray Cinar (WEAPON X) and Pere Pérez (ROGUE AND GAMBIT) join forces to bring you...X-MEN DISASSEMBLED?!
Unstoppable Wasp #2
SEP180932 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A) Gurihiru (CA) Stacy Lee • Nadia and Janet made a commitment to each other - once a week, no matter what their schedules are like, they have a girls' night out! • But when a founding Avenger and a current Champion hit the town, no matter how cute their outfits are, trouble follows! • Meanwhile, tensions are high as the rest of G.I.R.L. prepares for their big science expo debut!
Wonder Woman #58
SEP180440 (W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Cary Nord (CA) Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson "THE JUST WAR" part one! A new era of Wonder Woman begins as best-selling writer G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel) makes her return to DC with art star Cary Nord (Conan, THE UNEXPECTED) joining the series! Far below Themyscira, Ares, the God of War, has been imprisoned for generations, repenting his past sins. But his new cellmate Grail may have an unexpected effect on him...and the plan they've come up with will change Themyscira-and the world- forever! When Wonder Woman rushes to Eastern Europe to rescue Steve Trevor from a mission gone wrong, she'll find herself face-to-face with a very new, very different God of War!