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.
Alien #1 (Marvel) – A world is infected by the universe’s greatest killers, Weyland-Yutani sees a payout even if it costs a few human lives.
Animal Pound Ashcan (BOOM! Studios) – Get a look at the new series from Tom King and Peter Gross that’s a new reimagining of George Orwell’s classic. How it’ll stand out from that other recent take, Animal Castle (which is amazing), will be intriguing.
Batman and Robin #3 (DC Comics) – The series has been fun so far as it balances the superheroics with Bruce and Damian attempting to be a normal father and son.
Dark X-Men #4 (Marvel) – The series has been fun so far remember the dysfunction within the X-Men that can be so entertaining.
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #301 (Skybound) – Larry Hama continues his epic run with artist Chris Mooneyham!
Lotus Land #1 (BOOM! Studios) – Something about technology that promises to end entropy itself and an attack on that program brings out a retired Detective. It sounds intriguing and the art looks great.
Outsiders #1 (DC Comics) – The Outsiders are back in this stealth launch of something bigger… something more… Planetary.
Rose Wolves Vol. 1 (IDW Publishing) – This wordless two-color graphic novel is an enthralling fable about disability, companionship, and transformation, set in the haunting beauty of the wild.
Speed Force #1 (DC Comics) – DC’s expanding the world of the Flash and we’re intrigued where this aspect of it all goes.
Star Wars: Visions #1 (Marvel) – Peach Momoko does Star Wars.
The Deviant #1 (Image Comics) – As snow falls over Milwaukee in 1972, a blood-stained Santa Claus commits unimaginable atrocities against young men. Fifty years later, a troubled young writer interviews this so-called “Deviant Killer,” who still maintains his innocence from behind bars.
The Ministry of Compliance #1 (IDW Publishing) – Writer John Ridley with artist Stefano Raffaele? Yes please! Thirty-seven years ago, Earth was secretly invaded by an alien force known as the Devolution, and they have been shaping the direction humanity has been going in ever since to prepare us to be assimilated into their empire.