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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Inferno #3

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.

Arkham City: Order of the World #3 (DC Comics) – Spinning out of “A day” this series narrows in on the former Arkham patients now running around. There’s a solid horror vibe to it all.

Batman: One Dark Knight #1 (DC Comics) – Jock both writes and draws Batman. Nuff said.

Buckhead #1 (BOOM! Studios) – What strange secrets lie in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA? We want to find out!

Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer #1 (BOOM! Studios) – Buffy is now in her 50s and the last Slayer fighting agains the forces of darkness who prey on humanity in the daylight unimpeded.

Captain America/Iron Man #1 (Marvel) – The two heroes must team up when they find out a villain they’re pursuing is connected to them both.

Crimson Cage #1 (AWA Studios) – A new take on the classic Macbeth set in the world of wrestling!

Daisy #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – A horror story of a mother’s search for her missing son.

Dark Knights of Steel #2 (DC Comics) – A fantasy take on DC’s heroes. The first issue had just enough to twist things up and make the series more than just superheroes in a different setting.

Devil’s Reign #1 (Marvel) – Marvel’s event kicks off here as Mayor Fisk brings the hammer down on New York City’s heroes.

Inferno #3 (Marvel) – The miniseries is wrapping up Jonathan Hickman’s run on the X world and it’s definitely shaking things up with a lot of interesting maneuvering for power by the characters.

Lady Mechanika: Monster of Ministry #1 (Image Comics) – Lady Mechanika is one of those series we always come back to and enjoy. The beautiful art and the detail packed in is more than enough to make this debut worth picking up and checking out.

Mother F. Goose (AfterShock) – A twisted take on the classic fairytales.

What’s the Furthest Place From Here #2 (Image Comics) – The first issue introduced us to an intriguing apocalyptic world with a solid soundtrack to go along with it.

Preview: Buckhead #1 (of 5)

Buckhead #1 (of 5)

(W) Shobo Coker (A/CA) George Kambadais
In Shops: Dec 08, 2021
SRP: $3.99

What strange secrets lie in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA?
Toba and his mother, a renowned scientist, have just immigrated to the US. But instead of living in the Big City like Toba always dreamed, they’ve moved to a sleepy little town in the Pacific Northwest called BUCKHEAD.
In the middle of the picturesque and pedestrian town, Toba discovers that things aren’t as perfect as they seem…
Toba and his newfound friends find a strange video game, a perfect replica of the town and its people. Soon Toba is on the run from men in black, with his friends brainwashed by microchips.
An astonishing new series from Shobo Coker (Outcasts of Jupiter) and George Kambadais (The Black Ghost) perfect for fans of Eve and Home Sick Pilots!

Buckhead #1 (of 5)

Yoruba Myth Meets Sci-Fi Conspiracy in Buckhead #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Buckhead #1, the first of a five-issue limited series from rising star author Shobo, artist George Kambadais, and letterer Jim Campbell about a Nigerian immigrant family meeting strange new people and dealing with unusual experiences in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA. Available on December 8, 2021.

Toba and his mother, a renowned scientist, have just immigrated to the US. But instead of living in the Big City like Toba always dreamed, they’ve moved to a sleepy little town in the Pacific Northwest called Buckhead. In the middle of the picturesque town, Toba discovers that things aren’t as perfect as they seem when he and his newfound friends start playing a strange video game that looks like a perfect replica of ancient Benin and its people. Soon, Toba is on the run from some frightening men in black, trying to solve the mystery of his new hometown and save his friends before it’s too late!

Buckhead #1

Encounter African Myth and Weird Science in Brand New Afrofuturist Series Buckhead

BOOM! Studios has announced a new original five-issue limited series, Buckhead, an astonishing new Afrofuturist series from rising star author Shobo Coker and artist George Kambadais, about an African immigrant family meeting strange new people and dealing with unusual experiences in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA. Available in December 2021.

Toba and his mother, a renowned scientist, have just immigrated to the US. But instead of living in the Big City like Toba always dreamed, they’ve moved to a sleepy little town in the Pacific Northwest called Buckhead. In the middle of the picturesque and pedestrian town, Toba discovers that things aren’t as perfect as they seem. He and his newfound friends start playing a strange video game that looks like a perfect replica of ancient Benin and its people. Soon, Toba is on the run from the frightening men in black, trying to solve the mystery of his new hometown and save his friends before it’s too late!

Buckhead #1 features main cover art by series artist Kambadais, as well as a video game homage variant cover by Simangaliso Sibaya and variant cover art by Khoi Pham.

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