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Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Age of Conan: Bêlit #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.

Age of Conan: Bêlit #1 (Marvel) – The she-devil of the sea who would be Queen gets her own series! Follow a teenage Bêlit on her own journey and adventure.

Assassin Nation #1 (Image Comics) – The world’s former greatest hitman hires the 20 best assassins to be his bodyguards to not just protect him but figure out who’s trying to kill him.

Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1 (DC Comics) – The breakout character gets the spotlight! Imagine Batman crossed with the Punisher.

Calamity Kate #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – Kate Strand reboots her destructive life and moves to LA to be the superhero she always wanted to be-Calamity Kate: gun-toting monster killer. Sounds like fun to us.

The Goon #1 (Albatross Funnybooks) – The Goon is back in a brand new series! We’re fans of this character and can’t wait to see where this new series goes.

Iliad (Candlewick Press) – The classic story gets a graphic novel adaptation.

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 (Marvel) – Ms. Marvel had a hell of a run and we’re expecting the same with a brand new creative team. We’re interested in seeing what the new team will deliver.

Marvel Action: Spider-Man #2 (IDW Publishing) – All-ages Spider-Man fun.

Riverdale Season 3 #1 (Archie Comics) – If you’re in to the CW television show, you want to get this issue which ties directly into the series.

Transformers #1 (IDW Publishing) – A new direction for Transformers comics exploring Cybertron before the war broke out.

Preview: Riverdale Season 3 #1

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Andre Szymanowicz, Matt Herms, Janice Chiang, John Workman
Cover: Thomas Pitilli
Variant Cover: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 3/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Take a deeper dive into some of the skeletons buried in and around Riverdale as well as hidden and unexpected connections to the Farm and the Game. Everyone is hiding something in this companion to the third season of the massive hit CW series Riverdale, by Scholastic writer Micol Ostow and Riverdale artists Thomas Pitilli and Joe Eisma.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

New mysteries abound in this advance preview of Riverdale Season 3 #1!

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Andre Szymanowicz, Matt Herms, Janice Chiang, John Workman
Cover: Thomas Pitilli
Variant Cover: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 3/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Take a deeper dive into some of the skeletons buried in and around Riverdale as well as hidden and unexpected connections to the Farm and the Game. Everyone is hiding something in this companion to the third season of the massive hit CW series Riverdale, by Scholastic writer Micol Ostow and RIVERDALE artists Thomas Pitilli and Joe Eisma.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

Ashleigh Murray will Star in Riverdale Spinoff Katy Keene

Josie McCoy is heading to the big city as Riverdale gets a spinoff in Katy Keene. Ashleigh Murray will star in the series, which is getting a pilot, and will be from Riverdale creator/executive producer Robert Aguirre-Sacasa, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. TV.

A 20-something Jose McCoy will head off on a new adventure in the big city determined to break into the music scene.

The series will be written by Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi and follows the lives of four iconic Archie characters including fashion legend-to-be Katy Kene and singer/songwriter Jose McCoy (Murray).

If the series is picked up, Murray will exit Riverdale. Since the series takes place years in the future there won’t be a crossover episode the introduce the Archie universe to Katy Keene.

Riverdale hits Free Comic Book Day in this early preview of FCBD 2019 Riverdale!

FCBD 2019 RIVERDALE SEASON 3 SPECIAL

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz, John Workman
Cover: Thomas Pitilli
Available 5/4/19

See where it all begins in this all-new story based on the smash-hit CW series Riverdale! It’s picture day at Riverdale High, and the student council has opened the polls for class superlatives. As the gang preps for their closeups the ballot box goes missing . . . and everyone’s a suspect! Micol Ostow (Riverdale: The Day Before) and Thomas Pitilli (ARCHIE) bring fans into the world with a never-before-seen tale that presents all-new drama and intrigue! Plus, get a sneak peek at Scholastic’s original Riverdale novels coming soon to comic shops.

FCBD 2019 RIVERDALE SEASON 3 SPECIAL

Riverdale Gets an Original Comic Story for Free Comic Book Day 2019

As a prelude to a brand-new series of original comics based on The CW’s hit TV series, Riverdale, Archie Comics will be releasing a special one-shot comic book for Free Comic Book Day 2019. The event, falling on May 4, 2019, is an annual tradition at comic shops throughout North America where fans can pick up a wide array of comic books for free.

The special FCBD issue will feature a new comic by novelist Micol Ostow and longtime Riverdale artist Thomas Pitilli, along with a special preview of Ostow’s prequel novel, Riverdale: The Day Before, which goes on-sale this month.

In FCBD Riverdale Season 3, it’s picture day at Riverdale High, and the student council has opened the polls for class superlatives. As the gang preps for their closeups the ballot box goes missing . . . and everyone’s a suspect! 

Free Comic Book Day Riverdale Season 3

The Mysteries of Riverdale Season 3 are Explored in a New Comic Series!

New mysteries connected to the Game and the Farm will be explored in the comic book companion to The CW‘s hit Riverdale TV series! The new comic book series, set to debut in March, will reveal tantalizing details of the mysterious “Gryphons & Gargoyles” plotline currently playing out on the third season of the TV show.

Novelist Micol Ostow, who also penned next month’s prequel novel from Scholastic, Riverdale: The Day Before, will be working with the Riverdale writer’s room on the series. Thomas Pitilli, who handled art duties on the previous volume of the Riverdale comic, will return, trading off stories with Archie Comics veteran Joe Eisma.

Riverdale Season 3 #1 hits comic shops on March 13, 2019.

NYCC 2018: Riverdale Casts Gina Gershon and Trinity Likins as Jughead’s Mother and Sister

Fans of Riverdale will learn a little bit more about Jughead’s family in season three, as his mother and sister shake things up with their own sneaky behavior. Gina Gershon (Bound) and newcomer Trinity Likins have been set for recurring roles as Gladys Jones and Jellybean “JB” Jones, respectively. They will debut on Riverdale during the Wednesday, December 12, 2018, episode at 8/7c on The CW.

Gina Gershon plays Jughead’s mother, Gladys Jones, a “businesswoman” who runs the salvage yard (chop shop) that doubles as a Serpent compound, and the Serpents all snap to attention when she gives them an order. A Serpent with a GED, she acts as Fagin to a crew of teenaged car parts thieves.

Trinity Likins is set for the role of Jughead’s sister, Jellybean “JB” Jones. She is wise beyond her years, and her favorite bands are Pink Floyd and Black Sabbath. Jellybean lives with her biker mom in Toledo where they run scams to make ends meet. And like mother like daughter: Jellybean — who goes by JB now — is quite the little con artist herself.

Film, television and stage actor Gina Gershon recently completed a residency at the famed Café Carlyle, where she performed her musical act, Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues. Her television credits include FX’s Rescue Me, HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, Amazon’s Red Oaks, and Lifetime’s House of Versace. Gershon also won Best Supporting Actress at the Toronto Film Festival for Killer Joe, and she appeared in Face/OffBound, andThe Player.

On just her third professional audition, newcomer Trinity Likins landed the lead role of Amelia in the Hallmark holiday movie Christmas in the Air. She also recurred as Emma in the CBC miniseries Unspeakable.

Riverdale stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Luke Perry, Mädchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Casey Cott, Mark Consuelos, and Skeet Ulrich.

Based on the Archie Comics characters, Riverdale is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater are executive producers. Season three of Riverdale premieres Wednesday, October 10, at 8/7c on The CW.

Preview: Riverdale Vol. 3

RIVERDALE VOL. 3 (TR)

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Greg Murray, Aaron Allen
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz, Janice Chiang, John Workman
Cover: Photo courtesy of CW
978-1-68255-861-4
$14.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 9/5

From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the CW’s Riverdale comes the third collection of the comic book set in the universe of the SMASH HIT TV series. RIVERDALE VOL. 3 collects issues 9-12 of the ongoing series.

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