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Preview: Over the Garden Wall: Hollow Town #4

Over the Garden Wall: Hollow Town #4

Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Celia Lowenthal
Artist: Jorge Monlongo
Colorist: Kike J. Díaz
Letterer: Mike Fiorentino
Cover Artists:
    Main Cover:
Celia Lowenthal
    Preorder Cover: Natalie Hall
Price: $3.99

As Beatrice continues to urge Wirt to leave Hollow Town, Greg is unhelpful. Except, after all this time something about Wirt seems off…

Preview: Klaus And The Crying Snowman

Klaus And The Crying Snowman

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Grant Morrison
Artist: Dan Mora
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover:
Dan Mora
    Incentive Cover: Dan Mora
Price: $7.99

The best holiday tradition in comics returns in the next chapter of the epic Santa saga by visionary Grant Morrison and Eisner Award-nominated artist Dan Mora!

Klaus has to help an absentee dad-turned-snowman make amends before melting away for good. And probably before he’s defeated by a pantheon of Norse Gods and their minions. All in a day’s work for Santa Claus.

Preview: Uncanny X-Men #6

Uncanny X-Men #6

(W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Yildiray Cinar (CA)
Elizabeth Torque
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 19, 2018
SRP: $3.99

X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
Just when things didn’t look like they could get worse… The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And…a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!

Uncanny X-Men #6

Preview: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation #9

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation #9

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Simon Spurrier and Ryan Ferrier
Artist: Daniel Bayliss with Irene Flores
Colorist: Joana Lafuente
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:
    Main Cover:
Fiona Staples
    Preorder Cover: Cory Godbey
Price: $3.99

Maria finds herself in a stunning, masquerade ball of her dreams, reunited with her husband at long last. But like all things in the Labyrinth…everything is not what it seems.

Batman and the gang unite in this early preview of Archie Meets Batman ’66 #6!

ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66 #6 (OF 6)

Script: Jeff Parker and Michael Moreci
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Michael Allred, Laura Allred
Variant Covers: Joe Giella w/ Vincent Lovallo, Jerry Ordway w/ Glenn Whitmore, Dan Parent, Ruben Procopio, Greg Smallwood
On Sale Date: 1/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

The United Underworld has all of Riverdale under their control and it’s up to Batman, along with Archie and the Gang, to save their beloved hometown! It’s going to come down to some ingenuity, a few high-tech devices, and the showdown of the century right in the center of town!

Review: The Stone King #2

The Stone King #2

The world is filled with “quicksand” and you may never know when you have stepped into it.  There is the literal sense of the word which most people only see in movies. Then there’s the metaphorical version, one which envelopes you when you least expect it. These are things throughout life that cause panic.

The first time I ever heard about it was in a movie called The Replacements starring Keanu Reeves and a now retired Gene Hackman. The way Reeves’ character described it in one scene is about getting so deep in trouble that you lose all senses. It was not until I joined the military and been in some near-death experiences that I felt what that sense of urgency was. In the second issue of The Stone King, we find Ave seeing firsthand the wrath she has unleashed.

We pick right up after the Stone King has invaded the city looking for what Ave took from him. As everything around her crumbles, she looks to save everyone she cares for. As Ave looks for healing moss to help someone close to her she soon gets arrested for looting. As the city guard humors Ave, he soon realizes that she may be the only hope city has before being totally demolished.

Overall, the second issue is action packed that’s a turning point for the series and happens to introduce us to some new characters. The story by Kel McDonald is lighthearted at points and heavy at other moments. The art by Tyler Crook is vivid and alluring. Altogether, it’s an excellent second issue that should bring in new fans.

Story: Kel McDonald Art: Tyler Crook
Story: 9.0 Art: 9.0 Overall: 9.0 Recommendation: Buy

Preview: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #34

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #34

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Simone di Meo
Colorist: Walter Baiamonte, Francesco Segala
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover:
Jamal Campbell
    Preorder Cover: Jordan Gibson
    Incentive Cover: Linda Lithén
Price: $3.99

As dark forces coalesce around this new team of Power Rangers, they’re confronted by the sinister enemy who’s been secretly plotting their downfall…and that of the entire universe.

Preview: Lumberjanes #57

Lumberjanes #57

Publisher: BOOM! Box, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh
Artist:  AnneMarie Rogers
Colorist: Maarta Laiho
Letterer: Aubrey Aiese
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover:
Kat Leyh
    Preorder Cover: Naomi Franquiz.
Price: $3.99

It’s almost Jo’s birthday, and for April that can only mean one thing: their yearly birthday movie night tradition! Now, she just has to figure out how to have movie night at camp, with no TV and no electricity! Luckily, though, there’s the rest of Roanoke cabin and yeti friends to help make it happen!

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