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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Wednesdays 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 Wednesday.

Books of Magic #1 (Vertigo/DC Comics) – The latest entry into Vertigo’s new line of Sandman comics. We’ll always check out at least the first issue.

Dead Kings #1 (AfterShock Comics) – Steve Orlando and Matthew Dow Smith is described as True Grit set in the world of Final Fantasy. The creators alone have us sold. That description puts it over the top.

High Heaven #2 (AHOY Comics) – AHOY Comics is guaranteed entertainment and great value for your dollar. The first issue was twisted in all of the right ways and we want more.

Mars Attacks #1 (Dynamite Entertainment) – Ack. Ack. Ack. Ack. Ack.

Old Lady Harley #1 (DC Comics) – Lets see what DC can do with the concept…

Return of Wolverine #2 (Marvel) – The first issue left us with so many questions but we’re excited to find out more about how Wolverine actually returned.

Scarlet #3 (Jinxworld/DC Comics) – Brian Michael Bendis’ story about a revolutionary in America feels like it’s perfectly timed and needed in today’s world.

Spider-Geddon #2 (Marvel) – The first issue of this event was solid and based on how much fun it was we’re excited for this second issue.

Spider-Girls #1 (Marvel) – A Spider-Geddon tie-in, Mayday parker, Anya Corazon, and Annie May Parker team up and we’re totally in for the adventure.

Whispering Dark #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – A soldier’s helicopter is shot down and behind enemy lines she has to deal with a supernatural horror.

Preview: Vampirella: Roses For The Dead #2

Vampirella: Roses For The Dead #2

writer: Kristina Deak-Linsner
artist: Joseph Michael Linsner
covers: Joseph Michael Linsner (A), Billy Tucci (B)
Billy Tucci (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

After avoiding a lethal clash with the Witch Evily, Vampirella continues to track down a serial sexual predator. Joining forces with Evily, they both decide that there is strength in numbers. Meanwhile, dark forces conspire to unleash an ancient demonic presence to destroy our united heroines.

Preview: KISS: Blood and Stardust #1

KISS: Blood and Stardust #1

writer: Bryan Hill
artist: Rodney Buchemi
covers: Stuart Sayger “The Demon” (A), Stuart Sayger “The Starchild” (B), Stuart Sayger “The Catman” (C), Stuart Sayger “The Spaceman” (D), Rodney Buchemi (E), Maria Sanapo “Trick or Treat” (F), Photo Cover (G)
Rodney Buchemi (RI-B/W), Stuart Sayger “The Demon” (RI-Virgin), Stuart Sayger “The Starchild” (RI-Virgin), Maria Sanapo “Trick or Treat” (RI-Virgin)
Stuart Sayger “The Demon” (Signed)
FC | 32 pages | Action Adventure | $3.99 | Teen+

KISS returns to rock’n’roll and save the world!

An immortal cabal is taking the lives of innocents and the only ones who can stop them are KISS! The only problem…they are dead. And now they have to make a deal with a demon to save their souls and return to Earth to fight evil!

Join Bryan Edward Hill (The Wildstorm: Michael Cray, Postal) and Rodney Buchemi (Death of Hawkman, The Librarians) as they bring you the KISS series we have all been waiting for!

Dynamite Offers Lone Ranger & Masked Heroes Groupees Bundles

To celebrate the launch of the recent critically acclaimed The Lone Ranger #1 by Mark Russell, Bob Q and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, Dynamite is partnering with Groupees to offer a curated selection of discounted digital and physical comics starring Lone Ranger and all their other published masked heroes. The Lone Ranger & Masked Heroes Bundle is designed to allow fans to scale and choose items to fit their budget – even if it’s zero!

The eight tiers range between free and $25 for digital comics, with savings up to 95% off! For fans who enjoy the sweet sensations of collecting printed paper, deluxe versions of Dynamite classics like The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane and the original Lone Ranger title are available. Fans with taste for high-end collectibles can bundle limited The Shadow issues re-marked by Alex Ross and Jae Lee.

This unique bundle sale is only available for a limited time, so act now!

Digital Tiers

FREE Tier:
Lone Ranger Vol 1 #1
Kato Origins Way of the Ninja #1
The Green Hornet Strikes #1
Preview of the new Lone Ranger #1

$5 Tier:
Kato Origins Way of the Ninja #2-6
Lone Ranger Vol 1 #2-10
The Shadow Now #1-6
20 comics at a $39.80 value

$15 Tier:
Kato Origins Way of the Ninja #7-11
Lone Ranger Vol 1 #11-25
The Shadow Vol 1 #1-15
35 comics at a $69.65 value

$25 Tier:

Green Hornet Strikes #2-10
Lone Ranger Vol 2 #1-25
The Shadow Vol 1 #16-25
The Shadow Vol 2 #0-5
50 comics at $98.50 value

Altogether, 108 comics valued at $ 214.22

Physical Tiers

$50 Tier:
Lone Ranger Definitive Edition HC Vol 1

$100 Tier:
The Shadow: Death of Margo Lane Limited Edition HC

$200 (25 available):
Jae Lee Re-Marked Shadow #1

$500 tier (20 available):
Alex Ross Re-Marked Shadow #1

Preview: Xena #9

Xena #9

writer: Erica Schultz
artist: Vicente Cifuentes
covers: Vicente Cifuentes (A) Vicente Cifuentes (B)
Vicente Cifuentes-B (RI-B/W), Vicente Cifuentes-A (RI-Virg), Vicente Cifuentes-A (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

There can be only one Xena…but you wouldn’t think so if you were to happen upon the festival in Dyme. Gabrielle and Xena mingle among admirers, but some “fans” can take things a little too seriously…

Preview: Red Sonja #22

Red Sonja #22

writers: Amy Chu, Erik Burnham
artist: Carlos Gomez
covers: Dave Bullock (A), Tom Grummet (B), Tom Mandrake (C), Reilly Brown (D), Cosplay Cover (E-Sub)
Dave Bullock (RI-Virgin), Tom Grummet (RI-B/W), Tom Mandrake (RI-BW), Cosplay (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

It’s the final battle against the forces of Sandak, the usurper of Skath’s castle! Lera’s secret is revealed to Sonja! Can the warrior Skath find redemption? Will the dark power of Kulan Gath’s amulet influence our heroes? And how does Sonja best a SHARK? Find out in the last chapter of THE BLADE OF SKATH!

Preview: Dejah Thoris #9

Dejah Thoris #9

writer: Amy Chu
artist: Pasquale Qualano
covers: Diego Galindo (A), Mike McKone (B), Pasquale Qualano (C-Sub)
Diego Galindo (RI-B/W), Mike McKone (RI-B/W), Pasquale Qualano (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Danger is everywhere, even in the air! Outgunned and outmanned, Dejah Thoris and the crew of the Xataxian battle the legendary Black Pirates of Barsoom.

Preview: Red Sonja/Tarzan #5

Red Sonja/Tarzan #5

writer: Gail Simone
artist: Walter Geovani
covers: Walter Geovani (A), Sergio Davila (B), Aaron Lopresti (C), Roberto Castro (D-Sub), Walter Geovani (RI-B/W), Sergio Davila (RI-B/W), Aaron Lopresti (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

The final showdown with Eson Duul looms ahead for Tarzan and Red Sonja. Their worlds and their people are at stake and it will take everything they have to stop a man who only wants to destroy everything he can!

Preview: George R. R. Martin’s A Clash Of Kings #13

George R. R. Martin’s A Clash Of Kings #13

writers: George R.R. Martin, Landry Q. Walker
artist: Mel Rubi
covers: Mike Miller (A), Mel Rubi (B-Sub)
Mike Miller (RI-B/W), Mel Rubi (RI-B/W), Mike Miller (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Mature

George R.R. Martin’s epic A Song of Ice and Fire series continues with this latest installment of A Clash of Kings!

Preview: Project Superpowers #3

Project Superpowers #3

writer: Rob Williams
artist: Sergio Davila
covers: Francesco Mattina (A), Ed Benes (B), John Royle (C), Philip Tan (D), Stephen Segovia (E), Sergio Davila (F), Francesco Mattina (RI-Virg), Stephen Segovia (RI-B/W), Ed Benes (RI-Virg), Stephen Segovia (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Flight is dead. The invasion has begun, a Project Superpowers team member has been killed and another is missing. Meanwhile, Amani gets a visitor in hospital. But is it the one she wants? If it’s darkest before the dawn, this is midnight for the world. And Pandora wants his box. Can anyone stand in his way?

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