Scroll through our recommendations for November 21st's New Comic Book Day, listed below! Many of us have at least a day or two off this week, so its the perfect time to pick up some new reading material and remember how thankful we are for comix!
This week brings a few new titles we're excited to pick up! The first is Spider-Man: Enter The Spider-Verse. This is a new standalone adventure to get us ready for the new Miles Morales film coming out, featuring some of our favorite Spiders: Miles Morales, Spider-Ham, Spider-Gwen and Spider-Punk!
Next on our list: Smooth Criminals #1, which is a new series about a female hacker named Brenda who finds something unexpected during her hacking exploits, a cryogenically frozen master thief from the 60s! We can't wait to get our hands on this story and see what adventures Brenda takes us on!
Last, but not least, on our list of new titles is a young readers graphic novel entitled I Am Sonia Sotomayor. This story tells us all about Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice (!), and it is the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes! Other books in the heroes series include stories about Harriet Tubman, Jane Goodall, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Helen Keller, and Lucille Ball. And if you follow us on Instagram, then you know we love celebrating feminist heroes, both fictional and non, and all of these powerhouse women throughout history certainly fall in that category!
Scroll through our recommendations for November 21st'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.
Which titles are you most excited to pick up? What are we missing from our list? Become a member of Femme Power Comix and let us know in the comments section!
Cold Spots #4
SEP180149 (W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Mark Torres Dan's daughter Grace is a very special child. The dead grow restless around her, drawn to the girl like moths to a flame. Where the dead move, the air grows painfully cold. A curse or a gift, Grace's connection to the dead grows stronger-and as it does, so too does the life-sapping cold of a supernatural winter.
SEP180461 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) David Mack Cover goes to Paris as Max is sent to the iconic Angoulême International Comics Festival, where he is about to receive their highest award. But did he earn it...or is it all part of an international spy cover operation? As the worlds of spycraft and comics clash in ways Max could never have imagined, his life-and more importantly, his artwork-begin to collapse around him! Don't miss the latest chapter of this fierce new comic by the Inkpot, Peabody and Eisner Award-winning talents of Brian Michael Bendis and David Mack (SUPERMAN, Kabuki, Jessica Jones)!
DC Comics Harley Quinn Mad Love (Graphic Novel)
SEP182052 (W) Paul Dini, Pat Cadigan Dr. Harleen Quinzel became a psychologist to deal with her own broken family background. At Arkham Asylum, she attempted to treat the Joker and instead fell hopelessly in love with him, helping him escape. Quinzel became Harley Quinn, a bizarre contradiction of violence and mercy who blames Batman for her inability to maintain a stable relationship with the arch-villain.
SEP180163 (W) Ian Boothby (A/CA) Gisele Lagace After a demonic domestic dispute, Cate and Kate Harrow are visited by their estranged mother, leading to revelations about how the sisters got dragged into the dark world of deals and devils.
Harley Quinn #54
SEP180482 (W) Sam Humphries (A) Lucas Werneck (CA) Guillem March Harley and failed Female Fury Petite Tina go road-tripping! With their lives a roaring dumpster fire, Harley and Tina decide to get out of town for a mini-vacay, and wind up driving each other crazy instead. An unplanned detour leads them to run afoul of a new baddie called Minor Disaster, whose so-called "Disaster Dial" only causes small calamities such as texting your ex and pooping your pants. Harley and Tina must now put their differences aside to stop Minor Disaster before she spells disaster for them both!
I Am Sonia Sotomayor (Graphic Novel)
SEP181710 (W) Brad Meltzer (A/CA) Chris Eliopoulos Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth picture book in the New York Times-bestselling series of biographies about heroes.
Jughead The Hunger #10
SEP181499 (W) Frank Tieri (A) Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma (CA) Adam Gorham Who-or what-is behind the creation of FrankenMoose? Whatever it is, it may pose the greatest threat to Jughead Jones yet-- and considering this is a guy who's fought bloodthirsty werewolves and armed to the teeth werewolf hunters, that's saying something!
Justice League #12
SEP180418 (W) James TynionIV (A) Frazer Irving (CA) Jorge Jimenez "DROWNED EARTH" part three! It's Batman, in a full-body cast, versus the Legion of Doom! Get a ringside seat for the craziest fight in comics as a bedridden Batman battles The Joker, Lex Luthor, Gorilla Grodd and Sinestro! Meanwhile, Aquaman locks tridents with Poseidon and Mera discovers an ancient secret that could change the fate of Atlantis-and the entire Earth-forever!
Justice League Dark #5
SEP180491 (W) James TynionIV (A) Daniel Sampere, Juan Albarran (CA) Nicola Scott Wonder Woman's magic act...banned! The DCU's magical community collectively freaks out and forbids Wonder Woman and the JL Dark team from meddling in magic anymore after the disastrous events of the "Witching Hour" storyline. The team seeks refuge in the only place they can think of: Detective Chimp's inherited, magical realm of Myrra-but not everyone is happy to bow to the new Nightmaster! So how can things get worse for the sorcery super-team? One word: dragons!
Long Lost Part Two #4
AUG182178 (W) Matthew Erman (A) Lisa Sterle The Mountain that looms over Hazel Patch has changed, leading to a confrontation in the woods. Piper and Frances are reunited with no time to spare as they scramble to safety. Pursued by a horror beyond their imagination, will they finally get the answer to what happened to their mother? The puzzle pieces have fallen into place and the mysteries are revealed as Long Lost hurdles towards an ending.
SEP181331 (W) Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh (A) Dozerdraws (CA) Kat Leyh An ancient Greek goddess has kidnapped Ripley, believing her to be the source of ultimate magic power! It's up to the 'Janes, Ripley, and some magic kitties to stop her from leeching all the magic from the forest.
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #37
SEP180947 (W) Brandon Montclare (A) Gustavo Duarte (CA) Natacha Bustos WINTER WONDERLAND! • He's making a list and checking it twice...but you won't find precocious provocateur Moon Girl on there! • When the children of Yancy Street need some holiday cheer, it's up to notorious grinch Lunella Lafayette and jolly red Devil Dinosaur to fill in. • FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST SANTA CLAUS!
My Little Pony: Nightmare Knights #2
SEP180670 (W) Jeremy Whitley (A/CA) Tony Fleecs Princess Luna assembles her team of ne'er-do-wells: Capper, Tempest Shadow, Trixie and Stygian! Will they all be able to work together and find a way into the most dangerous place any of them have ever been?
A classic heist story with endearing heart!
Olivia Twist #3
SEP180275 (W) Darin Strauss, Adam Dalva (A) Emma Vieceli, Lee Loughridge (CA) Vanesa Del Rey Olivia Twist and the Esthers make a daring raid into the refugee camp where she was born, and where her parents were murdered. Awaiting her: fights with the brutal Trads; a long-lost family member: a kiss with echoing ramifications; her parents' killer. But Olivia and her friends don't know that they are sneaking into an elaborate trap, one that will change 2050 London forever.
SEP180501 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Michael Gaydos Well, she went and did it. Pearl started the biggest Yakuza clash since the Yama-Ichi Feud. Why? Because enough is enough. Just because she was born into a world that runs a certain way doesn't mean that she has to follow their rules when all she wants to do is master the art of tattoo. A scintillating new series and character from the Peabody Award-winning creators of Jessica Jones.
SEP180911 (W) Nnedi Okorafor (A) Leonardo Romero (CA) Sam Spratt THE SEARCH FOR T'CHALLA BEGINS! The king of Wakanda has been missing for weeks. Now, his little sister is tired of waiting. It's time for Shuri - with a little help from Storm of the X-Men - to go save her brother for what must be the millionth time. But Wakanda expects the princess to take the throne - and the Panther mantle - once again. Can Wakanda survive without a Black Panther? Can Shuri?
Smooth Criminals #1
SEP181283 (W) Kurt Lustgarten, Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith (A) Leisha Riddel (CA) Audrey Mok There are certain things Brenda expects to find while hacking: money, secrets, occasional pictures of cats. She is NOT expecting to find a cryogenically frozen master thief from the 60s. Mia is everything Brenda is not-cool, confident, beautiful. And utterly unprepared for the digital age. Despite their differences, the two will need to team up to find out what happened to Mia-and how to pull off the heist of the century. Kiwi Smith and Kurt Lustgarten (Misfit City) team with breakout artist Leisha-Marie Riddel (Goldie Vance) in a story about felonies and friendship.
SEP180884 (W) Christopher Priest (A) Paulo Siqueira (CA) Shane Davis A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN! The deadliest mission in all of SPIDER-GEDDON has come up and Kaine has stepped forward for what he's sure will be a suicide mission. But he can't do it alone, and Jessica Drew, A.K.A. Spider-Woman, has signed on to help, but has Kaine told her the whole truth? With Ashley Barton, from the OLD MAN LOGAN universe and two new characters (Astro-Spider and Spider-Kid), Kaine's team is complete and their first mission may be their last!
SEP180880 (W) Christos Gage (A/CA) Jorge Molina • As long as SOLUS, the father of the Inheritors, has not returned, the Spiders still stand a chance. • If he is revived, it means Kaine and Spider-Woman's Spider-Force has fallen... • And the Spider-Eaters have one leader, one cause - total annihilation!
Spider-Man: Enter The Spider-Verse #1
SEP180922 (W) Ralph Macchio (A) Flaviano (CA) Eduard Petrovich STEP INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE WITH A CADRE OF SPIDER-HEROES! • With his ability to traverse the Multiverse, SPIDER-MAN assembles a team to track down a loose end from his past: the fate of the mighty GOG! • Get ready for the upcoming film with this standalone adventure featuring some of your favorite Spider-Heroes: PETER PARKER! MILES MORALES! SPIDER-HAM! SPIDER-GWEN! SPIDER-PUNK! • Also featuring a special presentation of SPIDER-MAN (2016) #1 - Miles Morales' first adventure in the Prime Marvel Universe!
Star Wars #57
SEP180982 (W) Kieron Gillen (A) Angel Unzueta (CA) Jamal Campbell "THE ESCAPE" - PART 2 • The horror of this strange planet. • The horror! • Shirtless HAN SOLO, chopping wood.
Steven Universe #22
SEP181344 (W) Grace Kraft (A) Rii Abrego (CA) Missy Pena When Onion gets lost in the Temple, Steven chases off after him to make sure he doesn't get hurt.
The Long Con #5
SEP181906 (W) Dylan Meconis, Ben Coleman (A) Emilee Denich (A/CA) M. Victoria Robado GET READY FOR FIGHTS AND/OR TIGHTS. Saddled with obnoxious child actor gone to seed Flix Bixby, and pursued by con authorities and a cabal of cannibal celebs, Dez and Victor need allies, and fast! Enter Capetown: the genre-exclusive hall where superhero cosplayers act out their elaborate power fantasies, rooftop brawls and all. Who better to fight for truth and justice, right? Right??
Uncanny X-Men #2
SEP180806 (W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) R. B. Silva (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?!
West Coast Avengers #4
SEP180895 (W) Kelly Thompson (A/CA) Stefano Caselli • If the team thought a 50-Foot Woman version of Tigra was trouble, just wait till they get a load of her "friends." • That's right, it's close encounters of the very large and destructive kind as the West Coast Avengers try to save the day from B-movie-monster-sized threats roaming Los Angeles! • And while her team takes the direct approach, Kate Bishop finds herself in a compromising position when trying to get ahead of the game... Is she going to end up on the wrong side of this battle?!
Whispering Dark #2
SEP180299 (W) Christofer Emgard (A/CA) Tomas Aira An Army pilot confronts a supernatural horror in this thriller in the tradition of Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness and Coppola's Apocalypse Now!
Surviving on little more than go-pills and fear, Hannah Vance finds her morality, and her sanity, tested to its limits-and beyond-as she desperately seeks a way out of enemy territory.
SEP181199 (W) Erica Schultz (A) Vicente Cifuentes (CA) Sergio Davila How far will Sevdis go to fulfill her obsession of Xena and Gabrielle? Will she...KILL them? As Xena searches for her comrade in arms, Gabrielle's time may be running out!