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.

40 Men and 12 Rifles (Arsenal Pulp Press) – an expansive, gripping graphic novel set in Indochina in the year leading up to 1954, when the French-held garrison at Dien Bien Phu fell after a four-month battle, leading to the end of the first Indochina war between French forces and Ho Chi Minh’s nationalist rebels.

Ancient Enemies #6 (Frank Miller Presents) – The series has been the standout from the new publisher and we want to know how it all ends… and see if there’s more to come!

Conan the Barbarian #3 (Titan Comics) – An fun an entertaining take on Conan the Barbarian that old fans will love and new readers can dive right in. Great story and great art.

Creed: Next Round #4 (BOOM! Studios) – The next chapter in the Creed story wraps up here! We’re excited to see how it ends and hope we see more.

Darkwing Duck #9 (Dynamite Entertainment) – We’re fans of the classic animated series and every issue of this series feels like returning to old friends.

Fist of the North Star Vol. 10 (VIZ Media) – We’re expecting more of the same over the top martial arts action in an apocalyptic world.

The Flash #1 (DC Comics) – A new team and a new direction focused on Wally West and the Flash family. There’s a lot of groundwork laid here for what has potential as an interesting direction.

Immortal Thor #2 (Marvel) – The first issue featured some pretty big changes and direction for Thor and we’re intrigued to see what the second brings.

Invincible Iron Man #10 (Marvel) – We’re still skeptical over the whole Tony and Emma wedding but we’re also suckers for events like this.

The Penguin #2 (DC Comics) – Such a fantastic second issue which is impressive since the first was so good too. It’s tragic in so many ways with solid tension throughout.

Sainted Love #1 (Vault Comics) – Get hurled across time and encounter famous queer people throughout history and fight back against all who would see their names and love erased!

Stuff of Nightmares: Red Murder #1 (BOOM! Studios) – New R.L. Stine that features a real ax murderer eerily paralleling a hatch-wielding killer from a comic.

Ultimate Invasion #4 (Marvel) – The miniseries overall has been blah but we want to see what’s next.

Void Rivals #4 (Skybound/Image Comics) – How will the series tie into the Energon Universe further? This issue is a big one! Expect a sellout!

WildC.A.T.s #11 (DC Comics) – Pure dysfunction and great action. The comic continues to deliver.