Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday's Headlines | Terminator: Dark Fate - Official Teaser Trailer (2019) - Paramount Pictures

Welcome to the day after Judgment Day. Producer James Cameron returns with director Tim Miller for Terminator: Dark Fate. Watch the official trailer now. In theatres 11.1.19.

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Comic Book Preview | BATMAN/SUPERMAN #1

Batman cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
Superman cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
variant cover by LEINIL YU
blank variant cover
Up in the sky, in the dark of the night, trust no one—for the Secret Six walk among us. Spinning out of the devastating events of the Batman Who Laughs, Superman and Batman are together once more in an all-new monthly series—and they’re facing a terrifying new threat that could strike from anywhere. 

The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel must journey into the depths of Gotham City to learn which of their fellow heroes has been transformed into the horrifying horseman of their most dangerous and deranged foe ever. Our heroes will need to fight to survive, but an even more dangerous question lurks in the shadows: Can Superman and Batman even trust each other?

ON SALE 08.14.19

Comic Book Preview | WILDCATS #1

written by WARREN ELLIS
cover by JIM CHEUNG
variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
They have one job: to save the human race from the human race. And it’s going to kill them.

From the pages of THE WILD STORM, the piratical covert team made up of rogue specialists, extraterrestrial soldiers and a mad astronaut, run by a tech mogul and disguised alien king, all here to stop us from destroying ourselves. Case in point: the secret space program Skywatch has been performing medical experiments on abducted innocents for decades. 

One of those experiments is about to explode—revealing whole new worlds in the battle for sanity that the wild CAT has been fighting. WILDCATS thought their world was strange, but they’re about to find out how strange...and how high the stakes really are.

ON SALE 08.28.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Comic Book Preview | SUPERMAN #14

art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
Lex Luthor is back in Metropolis-—and he’s ready to wreak havoc! First stop, the most dangerous woman in the DC Universe: Lois Lane! Alone, her family a galaxy away, will Lois be tempted by Apex Lex’s offer? What does Lex have that this reporter can’t turn away from? Don’t miss this shocking new twist in the Superman mythos!
ON SALE 08.14.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Comic Book Preview | YOUNG JUSTICE #8

cover by JOHN TIMMS
card stock variant cover by JONBOY MEYERS
Lost in the Multiverse! The heroes of Young Justice must stay together as they fight to find their way home. Too bad they’re about to cross paths with their own evil look-alikes! Plus, the secrets of Jinny Hex are revealed in a special sequence illustrated by Elena Casagrande! Get set for some of the craziest stuff you’ve seen in years! (Spoilers!)
ON SALE 08.07.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Comic Book Preview | HEROES IN CRISIS HC

written by TOM KING
cover by CLAY MANN
There’s a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by CIA operative turned comics writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD?

Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who’ve been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wrong when many patients wind up dead, with two well-known operators as the prime suspects: Harley Quinn and Booster Gold! It’s up to the DC Trinity of Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman to investigate—but can they get the job done in the face of overwhelming opposition?
This collected edition features the entire nine-issue miniseries!

ON SALE 09.25.19
$19.99 US | 240 PAGES

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 05/22/2019

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

Happy NCBD everyone! Welcome as Northwest Comics & Games Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 05/22/2019. As we do each and every week, suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and add to your collection.  Please remember to contact your local comic book store see if they carry any of the comic your see below!

Also, mark your calendars for Portland IndieCon this coming June. Come down and checkout self published & small press comics and games. Thanks for reading and have a great day! Follow us on Twitter @nwcomicsgames and join us on Facebook and talk comics with us.

10. GI Joe a Real American Hero #262 $3.99 IDW Publishing
As Cobra continues its endless global onslaught against freedom, G.I. Joe meets their evil at every turn, determined to bring the good fight wherever it's needed! Join the G.I. Joe Army and living legend Larry Hama and superstar artist Netho Diaz (G.I. Joe: ARAH: Silent Option) for the latest explosive chapter of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero! The return of fan-favorite artist Netho Diaz to the main G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero series!

9. Detective Comics #1004 $3.99 DC Comics
The face behind the mask is revealed! Who's taken up the mantle of the Arkham Knight? What's their endgame? And what's the shocking secret that Batman never knew about a part of his life he'd taken for granted?

8. Action Comics #1011 $3.99 DC Comics
Leviathan wins! After the destruction of anyone and everyone who could stand in its way-from Lois Lane's military father, Sam Lane, to agencies such as Spyral and Checkmate-the newly reorganized and amped-up evil organization stands ready to topple even the Man of Steel! With a shocking conclusion that'll affect the entire DC Universe over the summer, don't miss the epic and unexpected conclusion to 'Leviathan Rising.

7. Savage Dragon #244 $3.99 Image Comics
As his life falls apart and his world comes crashing down around him, Malcolm Dragon faces the pulse-pounding power of the fighting fowl called Powerhouse!
6. Radically Ronin Ragdolls (One Shot) $3.99 Kevin Eastman Studios
From the pages of Drawing Blood and the mind of Kevin Eastman comes the story-inside-the-story: the indie comic about three crime-fighting mutant cats which launched the Ragdolls franchise in 1992, and kicked off Ragdolls-mania! See where it all began, in this thrilling one-shot from co-creators Kevin Eastman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and David Avallone (Elvira, Bettie Page).

5. Marvel Comics Presents #5 $3.99 Marvel Comics
Welcome to the 1980s, Marvel style! First, Wolverine's Vigil goes into its fifth decade but doesn't go the way he planned. Then, join Nightcrawler mid- Cross-Time Caper at the fall of the Berlin Wall! Finally, a pivotal Venom tale by fan-favorite creators Leah Williams and Guillermo Sanna!

4. Secret Life of Pets #1 $3.99 Titan Comics
Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you're not home? Find out in this hilarious new kids comic series based on The Secret Life of Pets, the award-winning Universal Studios animated comedy! The Secret Life of Pets 2 hits theatres on June 7, 2019!

3. Oz Heart of Magic #2 (of 5) $3.99 Zenescope Entertainment
Dorothy is still on the run through the Lost Lands of Oz, looking for allies in her desperate plan to take the Emerald City back from the mad Wizard. She finally gets a lead on the missing Adraste and Glinda, but she's making more enemies than friends along the way. And the Wizard has allies of his own. Who is Anne Soferth, and what Hold does she have on Bartleby, the Scarecrow?

2. Star Wars Aor Jabba the Hutt #1 $3.99 Marvel Comics
Across the galaxy, Imperials, rebels and scoundrels alike speak in hushed tones of JABBA THE HUTT, the greatest gangster in the OUTER RIM. Discover what makes the name of Jabba so feared, in a crime story that stretches from the casinos of CANTO BIGHT to the deserts of TATOOINE!

1. Flash #71 $3.99 DC Comics
'The Flash Year One' continues! Barry Allen struggles to control his powers as he experiments with his newfound abilities. When one of his tests lands him in a mess, he'll come face to face with his first villains!

Pick of The Week! | Goon #2

Goon #2 $3.99 Albatross Funnybooks 
The Goon's return to Lonely Street is off to a bumpy start. And it's about to get bumpier when he crosses paths with up and coming crime lord Vinnie Nosferatu. 

TPB Pick of The Week! | The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part One TPB

The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part One TPB $10.99 Dark Horse Comics
Korra must decide who to trust as the fate of the Earth Kingdom hangs in the balance! Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Michelle Wong (Goosebumps: Download and Die), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of the beloved television series! New story arc!

Comic Book Spotlight! | Vampblade Season 4 #1

Vampblade Season 4 #1 $4.99 Danger Zone 
New season! New artist! New costume! Katie Carva is back! Back from an alternate Earth, back from hell, and back to running a comic shop by day, and wielding other-dimensional-parasite slaying bloodthirsty blades by night!