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Review: Down to the Bone: A Leukemia Story

Down to the Bone: A Leukemia Story chronicles Catherine Pioli’s diagnosis and struggle with Leukemia.

Story: Catherine Pioli
Art: Catherine Pioli

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Review: Queen of Snails

Queen of Snails is a graphic memoir where Maureen Burdock explores her traumatic childhood and the generational trauma of the women in her family.

Story: Maureen Burdock
Art: Maureen Burdock

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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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Hakim's Odyssey Book 3: Macedonia to France

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.

20th Century Men #2 (Image Comics) – The debut issue delivered an intriguing alternate world of war and politics and we really want to see where it all goes.

A.X.E. Judgement Day #5 (Marvel) – The event has exceeded our expectations and it’s desperate times at this point. This issue ends with a shocker and game changer.

Barbaric: Axe to Grind #2 (Vault Comics) – The series has been a fantastic riff on the fantasy genre full of action and laughs.

Batman: One Bad Day – Two-Face #1 (DC Comics) – The series of one-shots put the spotlight on the villains. The first was really good and we’re hoping for much of the same quality for this one.

Bloodshot Unleashed #1 (Valiant) – A mature Bloodshot series? Yeah, we’re game for it.

Crashing #1 (IDW Publishing) – A medical drama involving superheroes. We’re into the concept.

Crazy Food Truck Vol. 2 (VIZ Media) – The first issue was awesome action and characters. It’s a great twist on the apocalyptic setting that has us pumped to read more.

Creepshow #1 (Image Comics/Skybound) – The tv series comes to comics. Horror fans will want to check this out.

Doughnuts and Doom (IDW Publishing) – Being a teenage witch-or rock star-is tougher than it looks! Flying brooms and electric guitars set hearts aflame in this fantastically fizzy graphic novel.

Hakim’s Odyssey Book 3: Macedonia to France (Graphic Mundi) – The final book in the trilogy, the graphic novels have followed Hakim’s journey as a refugee as he attempts to find peace and safety.

Justice Warriors #4 (AHOY Comics) – The series has been amazing at its satire and delivers a lot to chew on as it has its sights on so much of today’s issues.

Phenomena Vol. 1 Golden City of Eyes (Abrams ComicArts) – Brian Michael Bendis’ original graphic novel series. We definitely want to see what this is all about.

Solo Leveling Vol. 5 (Yen Press) – This mahnwa about dungeon crawling with a twist has been amazing with every release. Great action, growth, art, it has it all.

Stuff of Nightmares #1 (BOOM! Studios) – An original comic series from R.L. Stine? You have our attention.

Vanish #1 (Image Comics) – The highly anticipated indie debut from Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman.

X-Terminators #1 (Marvel) – Jubliee. Boom-Boom. Dazzler. That alone we’re in for this one.

Weekly Preview! Another packed week of Graphic Novels and Comics!

There are 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:

  • Black Panther: Protectors of Wakanda: A History and Training Manual of the Dora Milaje from the Marvel Universe (becker&mayer! books)
  • Hakim’s Odyssey Book 3 From Macedonia to France (Graphic Mundi)
  • Improve: How I Discovered Improv and Conquered Social Anxiety (First Second)
  • Phenomena: The Golden City of Eyes (Abrams Comicarts)
  • Where Starships Go to Die #4 (AfterShock)

Not shown:

  • Crazy Food Truck Vol. 2 (VIZ Media)
  • Solo Leveling Vol. 5 (Yen Press)

Already reviewed:


AfterShock, First Second, becker&mayer! books, Abrams Comicarts, Graphic Universe, and Graphic Mundi provided Graphic Policy with FREE copies for review

Review: Hakim’s Odyssey Book 2: From Turkey to Greece

Hakim’s Odyssey is a three book graphic novel series about the true story of Hakim, a young Syrian who must leave everything behind due to the civil war. It’s an eye opening and touching start that has you cheering for Hakim to find safety and happiness.

The second book follows Hakim’s journey from Turkey to Greece as he must make a difficult choice to reunite his family.

Story: Fabien Toulmé
Art: Fabien Toulmé

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.

Amazon
Bookshop


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Review: 6000 Miles to Freedom

The touching and heartbreaking story of two kids as they attempt to flee Afghanistan and the Taliban to find safety and freedom in the UK.

Story: Stéphane Marchetti
Art: Cyrille Pomès
Translation: Hannah Chute

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.

Amazon


Graphic Mundi provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review
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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Amazing Spider-Man #1

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.

Amazing Spider-Man #1 (Marvel) – It’s a whole new era with a new creative team to celebrate 60 years of Spider-Man!

Blood Stained Teeth #1 (Image Comics) – A new vampire series from Christian Ward and Patric Reynolds that sounds like it has a nice twist on the genre that fans can sink their teeth into.

BRZRKR #8 (BOOM! Studios) – We’re all in on this series that focuses on an immortal warrior who just wants to peace. The bloody action is perfectly mixed with the focus on the individual at the center of it all.

Dark Knights of Steel #6 (DC Comics) – The series has been a lot of fun taking classic characters and putting them in an Elseworlds fantasy story that delivers just enough twists to keep readers on their toes.

Justice League #75 (DC Comics) – This kicks off the next big event!

The Killer: Affairs of the State #3 (BOOM! Studios/Archaia) – The series has been excellent so far putting its main character where he doesn’t want to be, working for French Intelligence.

Knights of X #1 (Marvel) – Destiny of X has been solid so far launching the next phase of the X-line of comics and feeling like a nice evolution of everything that’s been laid out before.

The Naughty List #1 (AfterShock) – His name is Nicholas Sinterklass, and this is the story of what happens when you steal his Naughty List.

Past the Last Mountain #1 (Comics Experience) – Half a century ago, the United States rounded up and imprisoned all the fantasy creatures that live amongst us. Now, a faun, a dragon and an adorable troll boy have escaped confinement, and are on the run from the United States Army!

Punisher #2 (Marvel) – The first issue left us scratching our heads but we really want to see how this whole Punisher joins the Hand story plays out.

Retroactive (Humanoids) – An agent working for the U.S. Bureau of Temporal Affairs sets out to discover the source of several anomalies in the timeline-only to become imprisoned in an inescapable time loop.

Rogues #2 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – The first issue was amazing as the down on their luck Rogues get back together for one last heist.

6000 Miles to Freedom (Graphic Mundi) – Taking real life experiences as inspiration, the story focuses on two boys attempting to escape the Taliban.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #5 (IDW Publishing) – The highly anticipated miniseries wraps up and we’re excited to see how it all ends (and then want more).

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

HAKIMS ODYSSEY GN BOOK 02 FROM TURKEY TO GREECE

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.

A Town Called Terror #1 (Image Comics) – A new horror series from Steve Niles and Szymon Kudranski? Yes please!

Break Out #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – Massive cube spaceships from another dimension materialize over cities and routinely abduct teenager to be held in their floating prisons.

Days of Sand (SelfMadeHero) – A tale, inspired by real-life stories of courage and perseverance during the Dust Bowl of 1930s United States, 1937.

Elektra #100 (Marvel) – Ann Nocenti returning to Elektra? Yeah, we’re down with it.

Flashpoint Beyond #0 (DC Comics) – A return to Flashpoint? Yeah, we’re suckers enough for the concept.

Ghost in You: A Reckless Book (Image Comics) – We love the Reckless detective/noir series of graphic novels. A new one always has us excited. If you love the genre, it’s a must.

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 40th Anniversary Special (IDW Publishing) – 22 artists do their spin on the classic “silent issue”.

Hakim’s Odyssey Book 2 From Turkey to Greece (Graphic Mundi) – Continuing the true story of a Syrian refugee.

Image 30th Anniversary Anthology (Image Comics) – Image is celebrating 30 years and we want to see what the publisher has in store this year to do so.

Junction (Titan Comics) – When a missing child, Lucas Jones, reappears after an absence of 12 years, the brief moment of joy is clouded by mystery. How is he still 11 years old?

Kaiju Score: Steal From the Gods #1 (AfterShock) – The first volume was so much fun mixing a classic heist story with kaiju, we’re hoping for a repeat.

Life Zero #3 (Ablaze) – An action film with zombies. There’s not much more to it.

The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – James Tynion IV playing in this sandbox? Hells yes!

The Stretcher Bearers (Dead Reckoning) – Max is in France during the Great War and doesn’t expect to witness the horrors of war he witnesses or build the friendships he does.

Vanity #1 (Scout Comics/Black Caravan) – The legendary Blood Countess Elizabeth Bathory is dead, and gravediggers are assigned to relocate her corpse. But who was she really? Was she a monster or a victim?

Wrong Earth: Fame & Fortune #1 (Ahoy Comics) – Mark Russell taking on this world? Yeah, we’re pumped for the satire and laughs.

X-Men ’92: House of XCII #1 (Marvel) – Return to the classic animated series with a new twist.

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