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Weekly Preview! AfterShock and the return of DC!

There’s a lot of comics coming out this week to be covered. Check out some of what we’ll be reviewing and this is only the beginning!

This week’s reviews include:

  • 10 Years to Death (AfterShock)
  • Out of Body #4 (AfterShock)
  • Party & Prey (AfterShock)
  • Silver City #5 (AfterShock)
  • Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven (DC Comics)

There’ll also be a lot from First Second and more!


AfterShock and First Second provided Graphic Policy with FREE copies for review

AfterShock Heads to New York Comic Con with Signings, Variants, and More!

AfterShock Comics returns to New York Comic Con (NYCC) October 7 – 10 for four action-packed days of fan engagement activities, including a panel featuring acclaimed AfterShock creators; exclusive, never-before-seen content and offers; special edition merch and much more.

Setting up shop at Booth #2337, AfterShock will go big this year with several exciting opportunities available to AfterShock’s army of dangerous readers, including exclusive variants of some of AfterShock’s most talked about recent titles created specifically for NYCC, including We Live #1 with cover by XX; Chicken Devil #1 with cover by Dan Panosian; and Maniac of New York: Volume One with cover by Andrea Mutti.

AfterShock will also be hosting a number of rock star talent signings at our biggest booth ever, Booth #2337, including creators such as:

  • Frank Tieri (PESTILENCE, AFTERDARK): Thursday, October 7, 2pm
  • Stephanie Phillips (NUCLEAR FAMILY, RED ATLANTIS): Schedule TBD
  • Andrea Mutti (MANIAC OF NEW YORK, BUNNY MASK): Appearing every day
  • Brian Buccellato (CHICKEN DEVIL): Friday-Sunday, October 8-10, 3pm
  • Mark Sable (MISKATONIC, WAR ON TERROR: GODKILLERS):  Friday-Saturday, October 8-9, 4pm
  • Joe Pruett, (AfterShock Publisher, BLACK-EYED KIDS, AFTERDARK):  Appearing every day

On Sunday, October 10, from 1:30pm – 2:30pm in Room 406.3, AfterShock Comics presents a panel featuring some of the biggest writers in comics previewing creator-owned projects on the way from AfterShock and its new YA imprint, Seismic Press. In a conversation hosted by Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts, attendees will get the low-down on upcoming AfterShock projects from top creators Frank Tieri, Stephanie Phillips, Andrea Mutti among others listed above.

Fans will also have a rare opportunity to take home a limited edition, one-of-a-kind AfterShock Mystery Box, a value of close to $200, for only $75. Contents may include graded comics, signed comics, rare variants, complete series runs and surprise items every comic enthusiast will enjoy.

AfterShock Comics team members in attendance will include Editor-in-Chief Mike Marts; Publisher/Chief Creative Officer Joe Pruett; President Lee Kramer; Managing Editor Christina Harrington; SVP Sales & Marketing Steve Rotterdam; Senior Retailer Relations Manager RuthAnn Thompson; Senior Retail Sales Development Manager Marc Hammond, Associate Editor Teddy Leo, and Publishing Assistant Sarah Pruett, in addition to some of the most exciting creative stars in the comics industry.

Review: Babyteeth #20

Babyteeth #20 wraps up the series but is it in a satisfying way?

Story: Donny Cates
Art: Garry Brown
Color: Mark Englert
Letterer: Taylor Esposito

Get your copy in comic shops! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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Review: Bunny Mask #4

Bunny Mask #4 wraps up the first volume and is going to leave readers divided.

Story: Paul Tobin
Art: Andrea Mutti
Color: Andrea Mutti
Letterer: Taylor Esposito

Get your copy now! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

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New Marvel, AfterShock, Image, and More are Available Now on comiXology

Death of Doctor Strange #1

It’s new comic book day and comiXology has your digital comic needs covered. You can start shopping now or check out all of the new releases by the publisher below.

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Exclusive Preview: 10 Years to Death

10 YEARS TO DEATH

Writer: Aaron Douglas 
Artist: Cliff Richards 
Colorist: Guy Major 
Letterer:  TBD 
Cover: Cliff Richards 
Incentive Cover: Michael Gaydos 
Signed Edition Cover: Michael Gaydos
$6.99 / 48 pages / Color / On sale 9.29.21

The Shawshank Redemption meets The Sixth Sense, inspired by an eerily bone-chilling true story.  

A newly-hired prison guard, a notorious mass murderer finally incarcerated for his crimes, and the death that binds them together. What happens when the murdered becomes the murderer? 

A prestige format “One-Shock” featuring top creative talent, 10 YEARS TO DEATH is a horrific, unnerving tale conceived and written by Aaron Douglas (“Chief” from the iconic TV series Battlestar Galactica), and drawn by Cliff Richards (SHOCK, Buffy the Vampire Slayer).

10 YEARS TO DEATH

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

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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.

Adventures of the Mad Tsar (Black Panel Press) – Collecting the three volume French graphic novel about a deposed Tsar who’s replaced with a lookalike. Watch our review.

Aquaman: The Becoming #1 (DC Comics) – We know the character has a big future ahead in the DC Universe, so we’re intrigued how he gets there.

Barb the Last Berzerker Vol. 1 (Simon & Schuster) – Barb is a Berzerker and will need to defeat Witch Head to save her friends and land.

Batman #113/Batman Secret Files: Miracle Molly #1 (DC Comics) – “Fear State” has been solid so far and Miracle Molly and intriguing new addition to the characters of Gotham. We’re excited to dive into each new chapter of this solid “Bat Event”.

Bunny Mask #4 (AfterShock) – A nice mix of horror and psychological mystery, the series has us guessing what will happen next and what’s going on.

Death of Doctor Strange #1 (Marvel) – Yes, we know this is only until the next movie but we’d be lying if we weren’t intrigued, especially since Marvel seems to be all over in their focus on the “magical” side of their comic universe.

Eat the Rich #2 (BOOM! Studios) – An outsider enters the world of the rich… who might be cannibals?!

Fist of the North Star Vol. 2 (VIZ Media) – A new edition of the classic manga series in a nice hardback cover. It’s a martial arts version of Mad Max and a lot of fun.

Frontiersman #1 (Image Comics) – An intriguing new series about a former superhero coaxed out of retirement by an environmentalist group. As a spokesperson, old enemies return and new enemies make him a target.

Moon Knight #3 (Marvel) – The lack of focus on Moon Knight’s Jewish roots is a bit frustrating (a Jewish hero “enslaved” by an Egyptian God writes itself) but the series has been impressive. A new villain shows a lot of potential as the character’s status quo gets shaken up before his show debuts.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #4 (IDW Publishing) – It’s been a bit but we’re excited for the series’ return and our return to the world of the last Turtle.

X-Men: Onslaught Revelation #1 (Marvel) – Onslaught. Nuff said.

Weekly Preview! Two Releases from AfterShock and new Graphic Novel from First Second

There’s a lot of comics coming out this week to be covered. Check out some of what we’ll be reviewing and this is only the beginning!

This week’s reviews include:

  • Babyteeth #20 (AfterShock)
  • Bunny Mask #4 (AfterShock)
  • The Other Boys (First Second)

There’ll also be a lot from Scout Comics and more!


AfterShock and First Second provided Graphic Policy with FREE copies for review

Tales of Mother F. Goose Delivers Twists on Classics this December

Tales of Mother F. Goose

Writer: Frank Tieri
Artist: Joe Eisma
Colorist: Matt Herms
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual
Cover: Joe Eisma w/ Mike Herms
Incentive Cover: Amanda Conner w/ Paul Mounts
PRESTIGE FORMAT ONE-SHOT
$6.99 / 48 pages / Color / On Sale 12.08.21

The Three Little Pigs are gluttonous casino owners. Little Miss Muffet is a hard-nosed cop with arachnophobia. The Three Blind Mice are ocularly impaired assassins. Puss in Boots is a feline-faced scumbag.

Welcome to MOTHER F. GOOSE, where your favorite fairy tales are turned into twisted characters right out of a Tarantino movie. Picking up from “LITTLE RED HOOD” (SHOCK) and “ALONG CAME A SPIDER” (AFTERDARK), we will make you a promise: this is the book that will ruin your childhood. Sorry, kids!

Tales of Mother F. Goose

Review: Campisi: The Dragon Incident #2

A mob fixer has to deal with a dragon that’s come to the territory. Do you need to know anything more than that? It’s the mob vs. a dragon!

Story: James Patrick
Art: Marco Locati
Color: Marco Locati
Letterer: Rachel Deering

Get your copy now! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

comiXology
Kindle
Zeus Comics
TFAW


AfterShock Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review
This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links and make a purchase, we’ll receive a percentage of the sale. Graphic Policy does purchase items from this site. Making purchases through these links helps support the site

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