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Preview: North Bend #5

North Bend #5

Ryan Ellsworth (w), Pablo De Bonis (a)(c)

Annie comes back into the CIA fold, ramping up the “chemical weapons” aspect of the MK Ultra project. Meanwhile, Leon proves to be a valuable asset to Brendan after he’s given the chance to work directly with Lamar Olivier, leader of the Crusaders. Brendan gets closer to being exposed after Jamie’s investigation leads her to a victim of his drug testing. Finally, Brendan delivers Annie’s weapon to an unsuspecting public with devastating results – and gets a taste of his own medicine.

North Bend #5

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Dragon Hoops

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.

Bloodshot #7 (Valiant) – With the film coming out this week, this is a series everyone will be taking a look at. Get in before everyone else!

DC Super Hero Girls: Powerless (DC Comics) – Always entertaining and fantastic. This is a perfect series for young readers.

Decorum #1 (Image Comics) – Writer Jonathan Hickman’s name is on this one and that alone has us interested. Something have to do with assassins in the universe has us intrigued.

Dragon Hoops (First Second) – Gene Luen Yang’s latest is a slice of life about a high school basketball team and based on Yang’s own experiences.

North Bend #1 (Scout Comics) – In the near future the US is at war against Russia and its own people. To regain control, the CIA recruits a DEA agent to test an experimental mind control drug on unwitting Americans.

RAI #5 (Valiant) – One of the best comics being put out, it’s a sci-fi story that’s entertaining and intriguing with some fantastic concepts and ideas.

Science Comics: Crows – Genius Birds (First Second) – Always entertaining and educational, the Science Comics graphic novel series is great for kids and adults.

Stealth #1 (Image Comics) – A superhero is waging war on crime and his reckless behavior is due to fighting Alzheimer’s as well.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #2 (Marvel) – The first issue was solid and ended with a twist we didn’t see coming. We want to know what happens next.

North Bend Comes to Scout Comics

Scout Comics has announced that North Bend is coming to the publisher. The series is written by Ryan Ellsworth with artwork by Pablo De Bonis and colorist Paul Little and lettering by Thomas Mauer.

North Bend is inspired by the true events of project MK ULTRA — a secret CIA program that took place during the Cold War, where experimental drugs and mind control methods were tested on people without their knowledge. With the country on the verge of economic collapse and political revolution, the CIA recruits Seattle DEA Agent Brendan Kruge to test an experimental mind control drug on unwitting citizens.

North Bend
North Bend

Around the Tubes

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d folks get? What’d you enjoy? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

CBR – Report: Luke Cage & Iron Fist Lost 2/3 of Viewers in Second Seasons – And that would explain why they aren’t getting thirds.

Newsarama – Warner Bros. Chairman/CEO: ‘Diversity is Good for Business,’ Industry Needs to ‘Stop Making Excuses’ – Even Fox has admitted this!

The Comichron – Alex Ross, Venom, Batman Damned lead latest reorder charts – None of this is surprising.



Comic Mix – Edgar Allan Poe’s Snifter of Terror #1

The Beat – Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection

Comic Attack – Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection

The Beat – Man-Eaters #2

Monkeys Fighting Robots – North Bend #1

The Beat – Zenobia