Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 01/23/2019

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Happy NCBD! Welcome as Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown! As we do this each and every week, we're suggesting the following comic book titles for you to read and add to your collection!

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10. Oliver #1 $3.99 Image Comics
SERIES PREMIERE! Award-winning screenwriter GARY WHITTA (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book Of Eli) teams with celebrated artist DARICK ROBERTSON (Transmetropolitan, HAPPY!, The Boys) for a new take on a literary classic-with a futuristic twist. OLIVER re-imagines Charles Dickens' most famous orphan as a post-apocalyptic superhero fighting to liberate a war-ravaged England while searching for the truth about his own mysterious origins.
9. Star Wars #60 $3.99 Marvel Comics
'THE ESCAPE' PART FOUR!
You can escape the horror of the galaxy. But only for a while. The return of SCAR SQUADRON.
8. Grimm Fairy Tales 2019 Annual #1 $5.99 Zenescope Entertainment
With the Grail restored, Merlin has become the most powerful being in the entire Grimm Universe. Camelot has been restored with him as its ruler. Now he and his knights have their sights set on conquering the earth and only Skye and a handful of heroes can stop him.
7. Livewire #2 $3.99 Valiant Entertainment
POWERLESS! When the super-powered psiot codenamed Livewire plunged the entire country into a nationwide power outage, she made more than a few enemies - and now she's about to meet them face to face! But these mysterious foes aren't simply interested in bringing her to justice...no, they have other far more nefarious plans for the most wanted woman in the world... 

6. My Little Pony IDW 20/20 $4.99 IDW Publishing
Ponyville's most courageous and magical ponies celebrate friendship and fun in this adventure set twenty years in the past! Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, and the rest of your favorite fillies are young foals-surely things can't get too crazy, right?! One thing's for sure: no matter what escapades they face, the magic of friendship will see them through! January's '20/20" initiative celebrates 20 years of IDW by exploring the future and past in your favorite comics!

5. Naomi #1 $3.99 DC Comics
DC's biggest, newest mystery starts here! When a fight between Superman and Mongul crashes into a small Northwestern town, Naomi (last name?) begins a quest to uncover the last time a super-powered person visited her home-and how that might tie into her own origins and adoption. Follow Naomi's journey on a quest that will take her to the heart of the DC Universe and unfold a universe of ideas and stories that have never been seen before.
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #90 $3.99 IDW Publishing
The Turtles and their allies take stock in the wake of a tragedy. Little do they know the greatest conflict is about to come! Repercussions strain relationships and a looming threat makes itself known!
3. Batman #63 $3.99 DC Comics
There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader's if he's going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a person with just those skills-but after the events of 'The Witching Hour,' is Constantine in any condition to help the Dark Knight Detective?
2. Guardians of the Galaxy #1 $4.99 Marvel Comics
WHO WILL STAND The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call?
1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 $3.99 Boom! Studios
Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon. · This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil.