Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Weekly Top 5 Comic Book Countdown for 11/18/2020
Portland and all of Oregon is under a lockdown once more! So I can't speak for local comic book stores but please call ahead to see if they are open and follow the social distance guidelines. We hope you can escape a few minutes with some new comics and enjoy the adventure the characters have. Enjoy this weeks picks. Email us your thoughts or just say hi!
After the stunning success of Fearscape, comes A Dark Interlude, the story of-No! The only offence to literature greater than the loathsome synopsis is the sequel. I will not stand idle while some poor excuse for an editor mangles and confuses my story, which is intact, perfect, and concluded, with this derivative drivel. Mark my words, this nonsense has nothing to do with my tale. I am not in it. I do not condone it. And you, dear reader, should not buy it. -HH
After the assassination of a U.S. President, the conspirators turn their sights on all who helped him get into power. By this, they mean to kill everyone who helped him ascend to the presidency-including the ordinary citizens who elected him, essentially plunging the entire country into civil war. Meanwhile, the vice president, one of the few survivors of the executive branch, struggles to prevent the nation from descending into chaos.
Knull, the KING IN BLACK, has set his sights on Earth - but as avid Marvelites already know, his hand has been at work at the edge of the Marvel Universe for years! IN THIS SERIES, witness one of Knull's earliest attempts at birthing life from the darkness of non-creation! From superstar creators PETER DAVID and GREG LAND comes a titanic tie-in tale to this year's winter epic KING IN BLACK! 40 PGS.
Deep sea adventure with a horrific twist! From the creative team behind last year's hit horror series, ROAD OF BONES, comes an all-new tale of bone-chilling terror! In the aftermath of the Great War, the North Atlantic is ripe for plunder by independent salvage crews. When a former naval officer hires the SS Vagabond, he leads the ship to a sunken U-boat, and a fortune in gold. Tensions mount as the crew prepares to double cross each other, but the darkness of the ocean floor holds deeper terrors than any of them have bargained for! Plunge headfirst into the icy waters of dread with another historic tale of terror from writer Rich Douek, and artist Alex Cormack.
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of THE DARKNESS with this deluxe commemorative edition of the first issue! Writer GARTH ENNIS (Preacher, The Boys) and legendary artist MARC SILVESTRI (CYBER FORCE) introduce mafia hitman Jackie Estacado and the ancient power of the Darkness! This limited edition will only be printed once, and a set limited quantity will be available based on orders, so don't miss out!