Saturday, September 26, 2020

Comics, Comics, Comics


Greetings Comic Book Fans!  Welcome all from Oregon and all over the world! We thank you for visiting and reading our post. Today, we're looking at comics you might like to read this weekend!  Have a great day and keep on reading comics!

Batgirl #49 Joker War $3.99 DC Comics
“The Last Joke” part two: in the finale of this killer two-part tale, Babs traces the Batgirl-obsessed redhead murders back to their source and realizes the real culprit is…closer than she expected! Will James Gordon Jr. step up to the plate and prove his new loyalty to his sister by taking out the killer?

Mega Man Fully Charged #2 $4.99 Boom! Studios
Mega Man's search for information brings him to Dr. Wily, a scientist who may hold the secrets to the hero's mysterious past. As Mega Man struggles with his newly reawakened memories of a brutal war, he must choose who he can truly trust-his father Dr. Light or the enigmatic Dr. Wily.

Rai #7 $3.99 Valiant Entertainment
Dan Abnett and Juan José Ryp explore 'WILD FRONTIERS' in the most critically-acclaimed sci-fi epic of 2020! mysterious supernatural storm has trapped Rai and Raijin with their enemies… but who will live to see daylight?

Venom #28 $3.99 Marvel Comics
As if ONE new threat to Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, wasn't bad enough, an entirely different foe rears its monstrous head as Eddie and Dylan try to find their way! But in this dangerous new world, Eddie's also enlisted the help of some new allies, some of whom have familiar faces - and who Eddie may never want to leave!

Savage Dragon #252 $3.99 Image Comics
'SUNDAY FUNNIES' Another wildly experimental issue wherein each doublepage spread is told in the style of a classic newspaper comic strip-from a Peanuts parody to a Dick Tracy sendup, from a Doonesbury lampoon to a Blondie satire, this issue is sure to amaze and inspire.

TOP 3 TPB Comic Books

   

1. Transformers HC Vol 02 Change in Their Nature $49.00 IDW Publishing
A bold new era dawns in this fresh vision of the Transformers universe that will excite longtime fans and new readers alike! Orion Pax, Chromia, and Security Operations have almost cracked the case of the Rise terrorists who killed Brainstorm and Rubble. But they aren't the only ones worried about the Rise, and with a bolder Ascenticon faction behind them, Megatron, Starscream, and Soundwave seek to save Cybertron from all threats-the Rise, the Nominus Edict, and the Autobots! Collects Transformers #13-18 and Transformers: Galaxies #1-6!

2. Flash TPB Vol 11 Greatest Trick of All $17.99 DC Comics
Barry arrives back home from his Force Quest to discover something in his city is...off. The people of Central City are all acting strangely, even those closest to him. He better figure things out, because the Trickster has welcomed the Scarlet Speedster back home with an impossible choice: save the people of Central City, but let the villain who caused it all escape to wreak havoc another day. Collects The Flash #66-69 and The Flash Annual #2.

3. Witchfinder Volume 6: The Reign of Darkness TPB $19.99 Dark Horse Comics
Sir Edward Grey takes on Victorian London's most infamous killer: Jack the Ripper! Abandoned by Scotland Yard when he insists on an occult purpose to the murders, Grey finds an ally in American occult adventurer Sarah Jewell. Their investigation leads them to the Proserpine Home for Wayward Women, and a dangerous conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of British political power!  Collects Witchfinder: Reign of Darkness #1-#5 and bonus material.

TOP 3 Manga Comic Books


 Greetings Manga Fans! Here's our new Top 3 books you'll like to read this week!


1. How to Build Dungeon Book of Demon King GN Vol 06 $12.99 Seven Seas Entertainment
By: Yakan Warau , Toshimasa Komiya
A manga series about dungeons, succubi, and black magic for fans of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? At the end of his life, after decades of painstaking research, Aur has finally achieved his dream of ascending to the role of Demon King. Using his newfound abilities, he summons an alluring succubus known as Lilu to serve him and immediately begins the task of creating a dungeon-an underground kingdom in his own vision filled with all manner of fantastical creatures. As he weaves the intricate and dangerous world of his dungeon, he'll learn what it takes to become a true Demon King and all the troubles, trials, and titillation that come with it. His enemies will cower in fear!

2. Baccano Light Novel HC Vol 14 $20.00 Yen On
By: Ryohgo Narita , Ox
The year 1931. The Flying Pussyfoot incident may have ended, but just because the survivors have arrived in New York doesn't mean their story is over, and the big city has a way of bringing people back together in ways they'd never expect...

3. King of Eden GN Vol 01 $24.00 Yen Press
By:Lee SangCheol , Takashi Nagasaki
A remote village massacred in Andalusia. A single man apprehended wading through the aftermath. But the killer they've brought down from the mountains is entirely impossible for them to contain... The world has been stained by blood before. So it shall be again. For readers ages 16 years and up.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Adidas LEGO ZX 8000 Sneakers Launch Today

 
Adidas has been doing sneaker collaborations with just about everyone lately as part of their year-long A-ZX series, but their partnership with LEGO is particularly exciting. The adidas ZX 8000 has been given a LEGO brick makeover which includes bold colors, LEGO studs on the heels, co-branded tongue tabs, co-branded yellow sock liners, 6 different colored lace options, and interchangeable LEGO brick lace jewels.

The design might be over-the-top for some, while others will do everything in their power to secure a pair. That said, these won't be easy to get your hands on - but if you simply must have them here's what you need to know...

The adidas ZX 800 LEGO sneakers will launch today, September 25th, priced at $130. In order to purchase a pair at the standard price, you'll need to download the adidas app (details here) and enter into the raffle before 6:30 am PST (9:30am EST). Winners will be drawn automatically at 10am EST. In other words, your odds of getting a pair this way are very slim - but it's worth a shot. If you really, really want a pair, be prepared to pay a premium here on eBay, StockX, or GOAT.

Marvel Comics NYCC 2020 Schedule

 

Marvel Comics has revealed its schedule of panels for the upcoming New York Comic Con, which will take place from October 8-11 as an online event. The publisher will host a total of four panels for the weekend, including its convention staple Women of Marvel panel.

Here are the four events Marvel is planning to host, along with descriptions of the panels.

Women of Marvel (October 8, 12:35PM-1:05PM ET)
Marvel will kick things off Thursday October 8 with Women of Marvel, which will take place from 12:35 – 1:05 PM ET.

"Today, telling stories for Marvel means stepping into a long lineage of characters and a vast web of backstories. What's it like to take on that challenge as a creator?" reads Marvel's description of the panel.

"This year, as part of New York Comic Con Metaverse, Women of Marvel invites some of Marvel’s celebrated storytellers into a virtual panel to talk about how they stay true to their creative style while continuing the stories of comic book characters so many people know and love."

X of Swords (October 8, 1:10PM-1:40PM ET)
Immediately following Women of Marvel, the X-Men will take the spotlight from 1:10-1:40 PM ET for an 'X of Swords'-themed panel.

"This fall, ten X-Men will rise, swords in hand, to defend the new mutant nation of Krakoa from mysterious new enemies in X of Swords!!" reads the official description.

"Join host Angelique Roche and an X-traordinary lineup of the finest creators weaving this bold new tale including Marvel Editor Jordan D. White, Tini Howard, Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy and Vita Ayala! Guaranteed to bring you unbelievable revelations, memorable new characters, and breathtaking battles, this is the story you've been waiting for X-Fans!"

King in Black (11:45PM-12:15PM EST)
On Friday October 9, Marvel will look at another major story with a panel examining the upcoming Venom-centric crossover King in Black from 11:45-12:15 PM ET.

"This December… Darkness Reigns!" reads the description. "Marvel Editor Devin Lewis, writer Donny Cates, and artist Ryan Stegman will bring you everything you need to know leading into Eddie Brock’s climactic standoff with one of Marvel’s most terrifying villains in the next shocking chapter in their Venom saga, King in Black! It’s all been leading to this, True Believers!"

The Cast of Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. Reveals the First Look at Hulu's New Animated Series (October 9, 8:30PM-9PM ET)
Finally, Marvel will wrap things up with a focus on MODOK's new Hulu animated series, which also includes a comic book starring MODOK, written by the show's producers Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum. That's Marvel's last panel, taking place from 8:30-9:00 PM ET on Friday, October 9.

"Everyone's favorite big-headed, egomaniacal Super Villain is coming to Hulu!" reads the description. "Get an exclusive first look at the upcoming adult animated series, Marvel's M.O.D.O.K., hear from creators Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum, and meet our hilarious cast of characters voiced by Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz, and Melissa Fumero. Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. is coming soon to Hulu."

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Comic Book Preview | X OF SWORDS HC LARRAZ COVER


X OF SWORDS HC LARRAZ COVER
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN, TINI HOWARD, VITA AYALA, BENJAMIN PERCY, ED BRISSON, GERRY DUGGAN, ZEB WELLS & LEAH WILLIAMS
Penciled by PEPE LARRAZ, MAHMUD ASRAR, JOSHUA CASSARA, LEINIL FRANCIS YU, R.B. SILVA, MATTEO LOLLI, VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC, ROD REIS, PHIL NOTO, CARMEN CARNERO & CARLOS GOMEZ
Cover by PEPE LARRAZ & MARK BROOKS
A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies. Swords will be drawn in the first epic crossover of the astonishing Dawn of X! Wolverine, the X-Men, Cable, X-Force, Excalibur, X-Factor, the New Mutants, the Marauders, the Hellions and the rest of Krakoa’s residents will all feel the effects — but which ten mutants will wield the blades? Weapons both new and familiar are drawn from their scabbards as the X-Men prepare to do mythic battle against a truly daunting foe! Jonathan Hickman and his fellow visionary creators — who have painstakingly put all the pieces into place during Dawn of X — join forces to smash the board! Collecting X OF SWORDS: CREATION, STASIS and DESTRUCTION, X-MEN (2019) #12-15, EXCALIBUR (2019) #13-15, MARAUDERS #13-15, X-FORCE (2019) #13-14, NEW MUTANTS (2019) #13, WOLVERINE (2020) #6-7, CABLE (2020) #5-6, HELLIONS #5-6 and X-FACTOR (2020) #4.
648 PGS./Rated T+ …$100.00
ISBN: 978-1-302-92717-2
Trim size: 7-1/4 x 10-7/8

X OF SWORDS HC BROOKS COVER (DM ONLY)
647 PGS./Rated T+ ...$100.00
ISBN: 978-1-302-92887-2
Trim size: 7-1/4 x 10-7/8

Comic Book Preview | ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC LAND COVER

     

ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC LAND COVER
Written by MARK VERHEIDEN, MIKE RICHARDSON, JOHN ARCUDI, JERRY PROSSER, STEPHEN BISSETTE, STEVEN GRANT & MORE
Penciled by MARK A. NELSON, DENIS BEAUVAIS, SAM KIETH, DAMON WILLIS, KELLEY JONES, DAVE DORMAN, JIM SOMERVILLE, CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR, PAUL GUINAN & MORE
Covers by GREG LAND & MARK A. NELSON
As Marvel prepares for a xenomorph invasion, rediscover the comic book legacy of ALIENS! Familiar faces star in tales that expand on the movie mythos! As Hicks and Newt undertake a dangerous mission to destroy the creatures’ homeworld, a deadly outbreak leaves Earth overrun with aliens! Billionaire Daniel Grant sets his sights on an alien queen, and scientist Stanislaw Mayakovsky must retrieve the galaxy’s most precious substance: alien royal jelly! But can even Earth’s finest fighting force, the Colonial Marines, hold off the most frightening and relentless creatures in all of film? 

Collecting ALIENS (1988) #1-6; ALIENS (1989) #1-4; ALIENS, EARTH WAR #1-4; ALIENS, GENOCIDE #1-4; ALIENS, HIVE #1-4; ALIENS, TRIBES #1; ALIENS, NEWT’S TALE #1-2; ALIEN 3 #1-3 and ALIENS, SPACE MARINES #1-12 — plus material from DARK HORSE INSIDER (1989) #14-27 and DARK HORSE PRESENTS (1986) #24, #42-43, #56 and FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL.
1032 PGS./Parental Advisory …$125.00
ISBN: 978-1-302-92815-5
Trim size: 7-1/4 x 10-7/8

ALIENS: THE ORIGINAL YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC NELSON COVER (DM ONLY)
1032 PGS./Parental Advisory …$125.00

Comic Book Preview | STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #8

    

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #8
GREG PAK (W) • RAFFAELE IENCO (A) • Cover by AARON KUDER
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS SPOUSE
CONCEPT DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY RAFFAELE IENCO
INTO THE FIRE!
• Hungry for vengeance after his brutal punishment at the hands of THE EMPEROR, can DARTH VADER
uncover his master’s secrets in the depths of MUSTAFAR?
• Stripped of his greatest weapons, can the dark lord survive the fire and the EYE?
• Or will he be overcome as the EYE turns Vader’s every question back to his own terrible secrets?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99


Comic Book Preview | STAR WARS #9

 

STAR WARS #9
CHARLES SOULE (W) • JAN BAZALDUA (A)
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
Empire Strikes Back Variant COVER by CHRIS SPROUSE
VARIANT COVER BY TONY DANIEL
“OPERATION STARLIGHT” BEGINS, AS THE REBEL PATHFINDERS
UNDERTAKE A DESPERATE MISSION TO THE IMPERIAL CORE.
• In the Imperial Museum on CORUSCANT, an ancient droid holds the key to salvation of the REBEL ALLIANCE.
• The Rebels’ elite operations team, the PATHFINDERS, must pull off a daring heist right under the nose of the EMPEROR himself, with LANDO and LOBOT along for the ride!
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Pick of The Week | X of Swords Creation #1 XoS

X of Swords Creation #1 XoS $6.99 Marvel Comics

X OF SWORDS - CHAPTER 1 A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies. 

TPB Pick of The Week | Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Volume 2 TPB

Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Volume 2 TPB $10.99 Dark Horse Comics
Yu's worried about whether Ms. Koizumi might have a boyfriend . . . but as usual, the only thing Ms. Koizumi's worried about is missing all the tastes to try in ramen! 

How about butter ramen with a sweet pepper accent, from Japan's dairy region in Hokkaido? Chashumen--stewed and smoky pork belly ramen?

Fukuoka's famous red spicy miso akamaru ramen? Do you have the special fork for eating ramen? Know the German style of slurping noodles? Better save room for more--because this is only a few pages in the delicious volume two! 

Ms. Koizumi anime TV series now on Crunchyroll. Authentic Japanese food manga . . . translated by authentic Japanese chef, Portland's Ayumi Kato Blystone!

Comic Book Spotlight | Power Rangers Drakkon New Dawn #2

 

Power Rangers Drakkon New Dawn #2 $3.99 Boom! Studios
Still reeling from the shocking discovery held deep in the heart of Drakkon's prison tower; Deadlock, Kimberly unknowingly triggers Drakkon's final failsafe, sending a message deep into space that will ultimately put Kimberly face to face with an enemy even more powerful than Lord Drakkon himself. Will the Unknown Ranger she freed help her - or stand against her?