Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore (Secret Six) Kickstarted a dream, but for the citizens of Megalopolis it is a nightmare. Leaving Megalopolis shows what happens when the good heroes turn on the people they were sworn to protect. Gilbert Hernandez (Love and Rockets) delivers a punk rock sequel to last year’s Marble Season with Bumperhead from Drawn and Quarterly. It’s a story of growing up in the magical way only an Hernandez can illustrate, brilliant coming-of-age stuff with a flavor of 80s punk culture in LA. Verily, celebrate the final, 25th issue of a legendary Thor run with Jason Aaron’s Thor God of Thunder featuring the origin of Malekith the Accursed! … Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com!
One of Image Comic’s titular super characters is being sought after by sleuth reporter Diane Dane. Supreme: Blue Rose #2 from Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay is beautiful and strange as she tackles the universe itself. … Following up the hit Phonogram is McKelvie and Gillen’s Wicked and Devine #3. Bust out the Sisters of Mercy for this underground goth explosion. … Justice, Inc. #1 teams up The Shadow, Doc Savage and The Avenger for a pulp team up 75 years in the making written by Michael Uslan, producer of the Batman films! Join LeaguePodcast this SAT 8/23 for their free 200th episode film screening of The Specials at Somerville Theatre. Limited Seats available with RSVP, and it’s free!
Sometimes even the best comics ship late, but that’s OK for Kate! Hawkeye #19 hits shelves this week as Madame Masque goes after the female Hawkeye Kate Bishop on the latest in this West Coast Avenger adventure! … Did you even know that Neil Gaiman returned to Sandman this year? Well, the Dream King is on issue #3 of 6 in Sandman Overture #3 with art by our pal J.H. Williams III (Batwoman, Promethea). … Like swords and fierce red heads? Fear not, Batgirl’s Gail Simone gives you the best intro to the world of Sonja the Devil with Red Sonja #0 this week. Introducing Sonja’s long lost husband? Picks this week from the Uncanny LeaguePodcast.com.
Poyo! If you aren’t reading Chew, you’ve got an eating disorder! The kick-ass kung-fu warrior chicken Poyo is here in his own #1 from Layman and Guillory! … The Life After #1 from Oni peeks into the after-life and beyond. Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov of Ultimate FF fame. … Rick Remender’s tale of Bucky in the Cold War, Winter Soldier #5 wraps up today, recommended for James Bond and train fight fans! Picks from the all new LeaguePodcast.com Dot Now!