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Hellions #1

It’s a new week and we’ve got lots coming including some debuts of things we’ve wanted to do for a while. While you await that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

Newsarama – Kubert School Opens To Students Worldwide with New Online Program – This is very cool news. Take advantage!

CBR – GameStop Tells Employees to Wrap Hands in Bags and Get Back to Work – Stop supporting this chain.

Reviews

CBR – Bog Bodies
But Why Tho Podcast – Bog Bodies
Nerds and Beyond – Eat and Love Yourself
Talking Comics – Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler
AIPT – Hellions #1
The Beat – Once & Future Vol. 1
But Why Tho Podcast – Transformers: Galaxies #6

Preview: Once & Future Vol. 1 SC

Once & Future Vol. 1 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Artist: Dan Mora
Writer:  Kieron Gillen
Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artist: Dan Mora
Price: $16.99

When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat. 

Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (Die, The Wicked + The Divine) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus) explore the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day…especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain’s history!

Once & Future Vol. 1 SC

Preview: Once & Future #7

Once & Future #7

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
    Main Cover: Dan Mora
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Jenny Frison
Price: $3.99

Although Bridgette and Duncan were able to escape the Otherworld, their adventure is only just beginning! As the chaos of Arthur’s return reaches London, an artifact at the British Museum is stolen. But is it Arthur who’s interested in the relic… or someone, or something, new?

Once & Future #7

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

The Runaway Princess

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.

Atlantis Attacks #1 (Marvel) – Marvel has been building to something involving Namor and we’re in for another piece of that bigger picture puzzle.

Batman #87 (DC Comics) – The new team has taken Batman in a new direction and all of the themes and upcoming stories hinted at in the last issue has us intrigued enough to see what else there is to come.

Ghostbusters: Year One #1 (IDW Publishing) – Never before seen adventures of the first year of the team after they’ve defeated Gozer.

Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (Marvel) – The team has saved the universe once again and decided to relax and take a vacation. But the returned Olympians ravaging the universe have a different plan. A new volume that seems to be the main series so much of Marvel’s Cosmic Universe will revolve around.

Kidz #1 (Ablaze) – Ablaze is an up and coming new publisher whose material has been solid so far. This zombie apocalypse has a twist in focusing on young boys whose world is turned upside down when some girls come to town.

Once & Future #6 (BOOM! Studios) – A fantastic modern fantasy series that plays with Arthurian legend. Well worth checking out.

Runaway Princess (Random House Graphic) – The publisher kicks off their new line of graphic novels with this one that follows the adventures of a Princess who has runaway. Kids’ comics are an explosive business and it’s always interesting to see the new releases and imprints focused on that audience.

Vampire State Building #4 (Ablaze) – Vampire survival goodness taking place in the Empire State Building. It’s just entertaining, solid, horror, and action.

The Visitor #2 (Valiant) – The Visitor targets the world’s leaders in this very intriguing series from Valiant written by Paul Levitz that has us wanting to see more and how it fits into the Valiant big picture.

Wonder Woman #750 (DC Comics) – It’s a huge issue with a who’s who of creators celebrating the iconic character. There’s also stories that will define Wonder Woman, and the DC Universe, going forward.

Get an Early Look at Once & Future #6 from Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora, Tamra Bonvillain, and Ed Dukeshire

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Once & Future #6, the latest issue in the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen, Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora , colorist Tamra Bonvillain, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, about retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire and her unsuspecting grandson Duncan who fight against a rising evil that plans to take over their country to bring it back to its former glory.

With the fate of the world in the balance, Duncan must finally accept his role in the larger story. But has Gran trained him well enough to defeat the undead King of the Britons by himself?

Once & Future #6, featuring cover art by Dan Mora, will be available for sale on January 22, 2020.

Once & Future #6

Preview: Once & Future #5

Once & Future #5

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Tamara Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artist: Dan Mora
Price: $3.99

With Gran’s life hanging in the balance, Duncan comes face to face with another knight in search of the Grail, and only one will emerge victorious…

Once & Future #5

Get a First Look at Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s Once & Future #5

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Once & Future #5, the latest issue in the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen, Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora, and colorist Tamra Bonvillain about a retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire and her unsuspecting grandson Duncan who fight against a rising evil that plans to take over their country to bring it back to its former glory.

When shocking family secrets are revealed, Bridgette and Duncan are forced to make a huge sacrifice to get to the Otherworld. With Britain’s fate hanging in the balance, Duncan will finally come face-to-face with Galahad—also in search of the Grail—but only one will emerge victorious. 

Once & Future #5, featuring cover art by Dan Mora, will be available for sale on December 18, 2019.

Once & Future #5

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1

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.

2099 Alpha #1/Fantastic Four 2099 #1 (Marvel) – Spider-Man’s next event that takes us to 2099 celebrating 80 years of Marvel and the popular comic line that’s 80 years from now.

Annihilation Scourge Alpha #1 (Marvel) – It’s the newest “Annihilation” story and it’s one hell of a ride. This is one for those who loved the original events.

Excalibur #2/Marauders #2 (Marvel) – “Dawn of X” continues and there’s potentially some interesting directions each of these series may go.

Heart Attack #1 (Image Comics/Skybound) – It’s superpowers and teenage romance!

Heartbeat #1 (BOOM! Studios) – A new twist on the vampire genre that we’re intrigued to check out.

Killswitch #2 (Action Lab Entertainment) – Some solid science fiction that involves precognatives on the run. The first issue was entertaining and we want to check out more.

Multo (Retrofit Comics) – A collection of autobiographical comics from Retrofit who have consistently released solid indie comics.

Olympia #1 (Image Comics) – An interesting new series that feels like a love letter to comics in general.

Once & Future #4 (BOOM! Studios) – Some great modern fantasy that’s full of action.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan, and Bill Sienkiewicz take on The Question in this new miniseries.

Preview: Once & Future #4

Once & Future #4

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Dan Mora
Colorist: Tamara Bonvillain
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Cover Artist: Dan Mora
Price:
$3.99

Gran’s monster hunting wasn’t the only thing she kept from Duncan. He’s about to discover more of the family secrets, and the sacrifices one must make to reach the Holy Grail.

Once & Future #4

Get a First Look at Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s Once & Future #4

BOOM! Studios has released a first look at Once & Future #4, the latest issue in the critically acclaimed series from New York Times bestselling writer Kieron Gillen and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora, following retired monster hunter Bridgette McGuire and her unsuspecting grandson Duncan as they fight against a rising evil that plans to take over their country to bring it back to its former glory.

Gran’s monster hunting career wasn’t the only secret she kept from Duncan! He’s about to discover more of the family secrets and the terrible sacrifices one must make in order to reach the Holy Grail.

Once & Future #4 features a cover by Dan Mora and will be available for sale on November 20, 2019.

Once & Future #4
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