Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Weekly Top 5 Comic Book Countdown For 05/19/2021


Greetings Everyone!

Welcome as Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 5 Comic Book Countdown. Each and every week we're suggesting the following comic book titles for your reading entertainment. Please remember to contact your local store to see if they carry any titles you see. Thanks for reading!

On with this week's countdown!

5. Wonder Girl #1 $3.99 DC Comics
The story of Yara Flor starts here! Raised in the far off land of Boise, Idaho, Yara Flor has always felt something was missing from her life and now she is headed to Brazil to find it. Little does she know her arrival will set off a series of events that will change the world of Wonder Woman forever. Her return has been prophesied, and with that prophecy comes the undivided attention of benevolent gods from pantheons beyond. Danger lurks around every corner but is this young hero ready for her journey? Find out in a debut issue you absolutely cannot miss! 

4. Shang-Chi #1 $3.99 Marvel Comics
SHANG-CHI VS. THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! Shang-Chi and his family are back! And this time, they're colliding head-to-head with the Marvel Universe's biggest heroes! Shang-Chi has finally taken his place as the leader of the Five Weapons Society. But using an evil secret organization as a force for good won't be easy. And it's about to get a lot harder when Shang-Chi's fellow super heroes, like the Amazing Spider-Man, start to see him as the bad guy! Gene Luen Yang and Dike Ruan return to bring you the next chapter of this Marvel legend!

3. Ultramega by James Harren #3 $7.99 Image Comics
Noah was supposed to continue the legacy of Ultramega, fighting monsters on behalf of humanity… but that was before the Kaiju Klan. Now, Noah must fight for his life in the Koliseum. And no human has ever left it alive.  This issue of visionary creator JAMES HARREN's ULTRAMEGA contains 44 pages of story.

2. Rangers of the Divide #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
Lock, load, and take flight! Following the disappearance of the nations' peace keepers, an elite Commander stumbles upon a team of bright-eyed cadets in need of leadership. The group prepares to venture out on their first mission into uncharted territories. Are they ready to face what awaits them . . . or will danger find them first?  Debut comic series written and illustrated by comic artist Megan Huang.  Dragons, mythical beasts, and sci-fi technology!

1. Legends of the Dark Knight #1 $3.99 DC Comics
The iconic series Legends of the Dark Knight is back! Comics icons and rising stars alike will tell digital-first stories across the Batman mythos, beginning with comics legend and co-creator of The Boys Darick Robertson writing and drawing an epic three-issue super-villain crime drama! A new player has arrived on the scene in Gotham City and is selling deadly chemicals to the worst villains in town: Mr. Freeze, the Penguin, and even The Joker! It's up to Batman to stop the villains, track down the supplier, and save Gotham City once more! And in upcoming issues, look stories and art by Stephanie Phillips, Brandon Thomas, Becky Cloonan, Matt Rosenberg, Brandon Easton, Cian Tormey, Giannis Milonogiannis, Karl Mostert, and many more!