Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!


Wednesdays (and 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.

A Town Called Terror #1 (Image Comics) – A new horror series from Steve Niles and Szymon Kudranski? Yes please!

Break Out #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – Massive cube spaceships from another dimension materialize over cities and routinely abduct teenager to be held in their floating prisons.

Days of Sand (SelfMadeHero) – A tale, inspired by real-life stories of courage and perseverance during the Dust Bowl of 1930s United States, 1937.

Elektra #100 (Marvel) – Ann Nocenti returning to Elektra? Yeah, we’re down with it.

Flashpoint Beyond #0 (DC Comics) – A return to Flashpoint? Yeah, we’re suckers enough for the concept.

Ghost in You: A Reckless Book (Image Comics) – We love the Reckless detective/noir series of graphic novels. A new one always has us excited. If you love the genre, it’s a must.

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 40th Anniversary Special (IDW Publishing) – 22 artists do their spin on the classic “silent issue”.

Hakim’s Odyssey Book 2 From Turkey to Greece (Graphic Mundi) – Continuing the true story of a Syrian refugee.

Image 30th Anniversary Anthology (Image Comics) – Image is celebrating 30 years and we want to see what the publisher has in store this year to do so.

Junction (Titan Comics) – When a missing child, Lucas Jones, reappears after an absence of 12 years, the brief moment of joy is clouded by mystery. How is he still 11 years old?

Kaiju Score: Steal From the Gods #1 (AfterShock) – The first volume was so much fun mixing a classic heist story with kaiju, we’re hoping for a repeat.

Life Zero #3 (Ablaze) – An action film with zombies. There’s not much more to it.

The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – James Tynion IV playing in this sandbox? Hells yes!

The Stretcher Bearers (Dead Reckoning) – Max is in France during the Great War and doesn’t expect to witness the horrors of war he witnesses or build the friendships he does.

Vanity #1 (Scout Comics/Black Caravan) – The legendary Blood Countess Elizabeth Bathory is dead, and gravediggers are assigned to relocate her corpse. But who was she really? Was she a monster or a victim?

Wrong Earth: Fame & Fortune #1 (Ahoy Comics) – Mark Russell taking on this world? Yeah, we’re pumped for the satire and laughs.

X-Men ’92: House of XCII #1 (Marvel) – Return to the classic animated series with a new twist.