Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 08/21/2019

Greetings Comic Book Fans,

Welcome as Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown as we're suggesting the following comic book titles for you collect and enjoy. Please remember to contact your local store to see if they carry any titles you see today!  Thanks for viewing and have a great day.


10. Criminal #7 $3.99 Image Comics
The best monthly comic on the market keeps the hits coming! Young Ricky Lawless and Leo (from CRIMINAL, VOL. 1: COWARD) take the spotlight this issue, as the epic story of the death of Teeg Lawless continues! As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

9. Fathom Vol 8 #4 $3.99 Aspen Comics
The world below is no longer a secret and everything has led to this... In the darkest depths of the ocean, Aspen and Kiani must confront the most deadly foe they've ever collectively faced-Anika fortified by the armor and incredible power of The Black! Aspen's Vince Hernandez (Michael Turner's Fathom: Kiani, Charismagic) marks his debut on Fathom's principal series alongside artist Mauricio Campetella (Jirni) and colorists Peter Steigerwald (Fathom, Superman/Batman) in a storyline that will define the Fathom universe for years to come!

8. Black Mask Year of the Villain #1 (YOTV) $4.99 DC Comics
Black Mask was one of Gotham City's most ruthless crime lords. He had money, power and respect. But after months in the Teen Titans' secret prison, Roman Sionis is finally free. Given a new purpose and new abilities thanks to Lex Luthor's offer, he's found a new racket. Corporate crime not only pays better, but it's far less dangerous. At least until Batwoman discovers what he's up to and plans to put an end to Black Mask's latest power grab.

7. Blade Runner 2019 #2 $3.99 Titan Comics
Return to the world of Blade Runner in an all-new ongoing comic series from the pen of Michael Green (screenwriter for Blade Runner 2049) and Mike Johnson (Star Trek), illustrated by Andres Guinaldo (Justice League Dark, Captain America)! Veteran Blade Runner Ash hunts down the kidnapped child of a billionaire, but he's not all he seems...

6. Marvel Action Captain Marvel #1 (of 3) $3.99 IDW Publishing
Go higher, further, and faster with Captain Marvel in this brand-new, all-ages adventure! Carol Danvers' quiet night with BFF Jessica Drew (a.k.a. Spider-Woman) takes a cat-astrophic turn when Manhattan's bodegas are suddenly overrun by a host of angry felines! And not just any felines-Flerkens, the most terrifying, pocket-dimension-holding, tentacle-devouring kitty-look-alikes in the entire universe!

5. Vampirella #2 $3.99 Dynamite Entertainment
Vampirella's struggle to deal with the complex emotional consequences of a major disaster caused by her enemies is exacerbated by an unexpected visit from her mother, Lilith, with whom Vampi has a complicated relationship. But has the Mother of All Vampires come to help or destroy her daughter? And will Vampirella's hapless therapist survive the encounter?

4. Strayed #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
In the far future, a military-industrial complex reigns over all humanity and actively destroys distant alien worlds. The galaxy's only hope can be found through an unlikely pair: an astral-projecting cat named Lou and his loving owner Kiara. Trading nine lives for the well-being of billions, their revolt is a battle for love, friendship, compassion, and the soul of humanity.

3. Ghost-Spider #1 $3.99 Marvel Comics
GWEN STACY MAKES HER WAY TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! With a cloud of infamy hanging over her head on Earth-65, GWEN STACY now travels to Earth-616 for super hero action… and school?! The newest student at ESU is about to get a crash course in multiversity as she splits her time between the world she loves and the world she's just getting to know! But what devious villain has eyes on Gwen's travels? Is Gwen ready for what comes next?

2. Transformers 84 #0 $4.99 IDW Publishing
An all-new prequel to the original 1984 Transformers #1! Celebrating 35 years of Transformers! War has gripped the planet Cybertron, but an even deadlier threat looms-an asteroid belt powerful enough to destroy the metal world unless Autobot Field Commander Optimus Prime and his heroic recruits can clear a path for the planet. But what other motivations does Prime have for this mission? And how does it tie to a secret on Earth in the eleventh century?

1. Batman #77 DC Comics (MUST READ)
'City of Bane' continues! The last of the independent villains are on the run, leaving Gotham City entirely to Bane and his cronies-including Flashpoint Batman and Gotham Girl! Though this means a semblance of peace on the streets, the iron grip of tyranny is squeezing all life out of Gotham. And with Bane's machinations keeping other heroes out, the city really needs the Batman to return. Is Bruce Wayne ready to face his toughest foes yet...his father and the man who broke his back?