Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 10/31/2018

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Happy Halloween Everyone! Before you go out tonight to trick or treat with the kids or join friends at a party. You should treat yourself to some comics.

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! As we do this each and every week. Suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and enjoy.  Please remember to contact your local store to see if they carry any of the titles you see today.

Thanks for reading and have a great Halloween!

On the countdown...…


10. Spider-Force #1 (of 3) $3.99 Marvel Comics
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!

9. Shanghai Red #5 (of 5) $3.99 Image Comics
MINISERIES FINALE The higher-ups in Portland, alerted to her bloody path of revenge, begin to tighten their net around Red, who's got one last name to cross off her list. As she struggles to decide who she really is-and the cops come down hard on her friends-she'll have to fight her way through bureaucracy, the tunnels, and her sister to get to the man who put her on that boat three years ago. Revenge is never simple, but Red and Jack are about to find out just how big and complicated it can get.

8. Star Wars Tales From Vader's Castle #5 (of 5) $3.99 IDW Publishing
Tales from Vader's Castle puts a spooky spin on your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away... 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 Ewok's; and of course, Darth Vader -all under the shadow of Vader's Castle!

7. Batman Secret Files #1 Foil $3.99 DC Comics
Delve into Batman's case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics' most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow's fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp.

6. Planet of the Apes Time of Man #1 $3.99 Boom! Studios
Celebrate over 50 years of one of cinema's most important franchises with this one-shot collection of stories highlighting the Planet of the Apes' most dangerous enemy: the beast called man! Featuring stories from both the original films and new series canon, including the early years of Armando and Caesar before Conquest of the Planet of the Apes , and for the first time ever, a story set after the harrowing events of War for the Planet of the Apes, following a few of the remaining human survivors.

5. Avengers Halloween Special #1 $4.99 Marvel Comics
TRICK OR TREAT, TRUE BELIEVERS! PLUS! Spooky stories starring the X-Men & Doctor Doom! Epic thrills and ghastly horror awaits in these all-new twisted tales! Spanning the breadth of the Marvel Universe, through the macabre lens of a murderer's row of writers and artists assembled here, see your favorite heroes and villains as you've never seen them before!

4. Stranger Things #2 $3.99 Dark Horse 
Stuck in the mysterious Upside Down, Will Byers is cold, scared and starving. He uses his last bullet to temporarily drive away the Demogorgon. Drawing on lessons learned from D&D, Will hunts for food and supplies to prepare for whatever lies ahead. After discovering he can affect the lights in his family home, brief excitement turns to terror when he realizes he isn't the only one that wants to break through to the other side.

3. Justice League Dark & Wonder Woman the Witching Hour #1 $4.99 DC Comics
The deadly finale of 'The Witching Hour' arrives as Zatanna battles for Wonder Woman's soul-and the rest of the Justice League Dark battle for their lives! Hecate is more powerful than the Greek Gods...and no matter who wins, the Earth will lose its chance of surviving the war that's coming!

2. Batman the Maxx Arkham Dreams #2 (of 5) $4.99 IDW Publishing
Our surreal journey with Batman and Maxx continues into the deepest, darkest depths of Arkham! Maxx is locked in the most notorious asylum of them all and finds himself hopscotching one at a time through the secret spirit planes-'Outbacks'-of the most notorious villains in Batman's famed rogues gallery-this time featuring the master of mirth and mayhem, the JOKER! ? First new The Maxx story in more than a decade!

1. X-Men Black Emma Frost #1 $4.99 Marvel Comics
THE DIAMOND DIVA STRIKES BACK! Before she was an X-Man, Emma Frost was White Queen of the Hellfire Club where she labored under the yolk of Sebastian Shaw, the Black King. Now she sets her sights on the club, determined to tear down the organization that wronged herÂ...if she can convince the X-Men to help out. PLUS: Part 5 of X-MEN BLACK: APOCALYPSE!