Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!
Wednesdays (and now Tuesdays) are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!
Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!
Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this week.
Cloven Vol. 1 (Fantagraphics) – Garth Stein and Matthew Southworth’s graphic novel about a genetically modified human who’s half-man, half-goat.
Empyre #3 (Marvel) – The event has been much improved the more it goes on and we’re excited to see what’s coming next. This is one for those who enjoy big summer popcorn events.
Hedra (Image Comics) – An astronaut leaves a world ravaged by nuclear war in search of life. The conept sounds interesting and art looks great. We’re intrigued to read this one.
Lost Soldiers #1 (Image Comics) – Ales Kot, Luca Casalanguida, and Heather Moore tell the story of three men tied together by the Vietnam War.
Nailbiter Returns #3 (Image Comics) – The series has been so much fun to return to. If you like slahser horror, it’s a must and you don’t need to have read the previous volume to enjoy it.
Plunge #5 (DC Comics/DC Black Label/Hill House Comics) – If you enjoy sci-fi/horror, this has been a fantastic series. This issue is full of reveals as well as betrayal.
Pulp (Image Comics) – Ed Brubaker, Jacob Phillips, and Sean Phillips’ graphic novel tell a pulp story in this highly anticipated graphic novel.
Star Wars: Darth Vader #3 (Marvel) – Absolutely fantastic so far, the series delivers even more depth to the popular character.
The Walking Dead: Alien (Image Comics/Skybound) – The digital comics set in the world of The Walking Dead is in print for the first time. See Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin’s take on the popular world.
X-Factor #1 (Marvel) – The classic team is back and now with new members its focus is to investigate the deaths of Mutants to figure out the why and how and if they’re really dead. It’s CSI: Krakoa.