Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 10/03/2018

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! As we do each and every week. We're suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and add to your awesome collection.  Please contact your local comic book store to see if they carry any of the titles you see today.  Thanks for reading!

On with the countdown.....

10. What If? Spider-Man $3.99 Marvel Comics
What if Peter Parker wasn't the one bitten by the radioactive spider? What if the person who got bit was someone who didn't live by the mantra of 'with great power comes great responsibility'? What if that person was an egotistical bully who was only interested in taking care of himself? What if...FLASH THOMPSON became Spider-Man?

9. Spawn #290 $2.99 Image Comics
PRELUDE Part 2... leading to GIANT-SIZED SPAWN #300 Spawn has to decide if he is going to let one of his enemies live until he can get the answers he wants... but if he does let him live, thousands of innocents will die instead. What will our dark hero choose? 

8. Star Wars Tales From Vaders Castle #1 (of 5) $3.99 IDW Publishing
Tales from Vader's Castle puts a spooky spin on your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far awayÂ... This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features Rebels stars Hear, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; the Ewoks; and of course, Darth Vader -all under the shadow of Vader's Castle!

7. Rainbow Brite #1 $3.99 Dynamite Entertainment
The adventure begins for children and adults alike, as the classic character Rainbow Brite comes to comics and brings a little color to your life! Wisp and Willow are best friends who live in a small town. They are inseparable, until one night Wisp discovers something is stealing the color from the world! To escape their grasp, Wisp must use her wits and the help of a new friendÂ...from somewhere else!

6. The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
Now, just a few years after Hargreeves's death, his Umbrella Academy is scattered. Number Five is a hired gun, Kraken is stalking big game, Rumor is dealing with the wreckage of her marriage, a rotund Spaceboy runs around the streets of Tokyo, Vanya continues her physical therapy after being shot in the head--and no one wants to even mention Seance until issue #2.

5. Nightwing #50 $4.99 DC Comics
'Knight Terrors' begins here! The big issue #50 kicks off an epic four-part story that brings together critical moments of fear and doubt from the past and the present. A young Dick Grayson hopes to escape the shadow of the Bat and earn the title of Nightwing, while an older Dick Grayson must deal with a blow he did not see coming. A common enemy unites the timelines: the Scarecrow, as you've never seen him before!

4. Star Wars #55 $3.99 Marvel Comics
HOPE DIES' PART 6
If anyone is to survive this disaster, sacrifice is needed... Who's going to make it? If hope dies, what survives?

3. Batman the Maxx #1 (of 5) $3.99 IDW Publishing
Batman must face the strangest and most bizarre adventure of his career, as he meets comics' strangest and most bizarre hero... THE MAXX! IDW and DC Comics proudly present the most surreal, quirky, and wonderful crossover of all time! A devious new doctor at Arkham Asylum is conducting unconventional experiments into the human psyche, and he kicks off a chain reaction of disaster when he experiments on Arkham's newest patient, The Maxx!

2. Batman #56 Foil $3.99 DC Comics
The Dark Knight's looking to drop both the hammer and sickle on the KGBeast, whose rampage across Gotham City takes a toll on Nightwing when he's injured in the fray. Blaming himself for his ward's fate, Batman gets grimmer than usual-and vows to take the Russian assassin down like the Berlin Wall. Is even Gotham City ready for that much violence? The streets will run red like borscht if the Dark Knight gets his way against this Soviet scourge.

1. Shatterstar #1 (of 5) $3.99 Marvel Comics
A gladiator, a warrior, a heroÂ...the man called Shatterstar has been many things, but one thing he's always been is deadly. He's not a man you want to cross or you'll learn that fact all too well. Walk back into the darkness with Shatterstar.