Tuesday, March 14, 2006

New This Week: March 15, 2006

Based on the NCRL list for this week's comics shipping from Diamond, here are a few things to look for at the local comic shop tomorrow:

The Pick of the Week is Puffin's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula by Gary Reed and Becky Cloonan, in a kid-friendly manga-sized black & white volume.

In other comics:

Antarctic have a new issue of Ninja High School (#136), the Oz the Manga Epilogue, and the 7th Gold Digger Pocket Manga volume.

Archie have the latest issue of Sabrina (#74).

Boom! have the second issue of Planetary Brigade.

Dark Horse have the 9th Samurai Executioner volume, collections of Chronicle of Conan (vol. 10) and Concrete (vol. 4), the debut of Conan: Book of Thoth, and the latest issue of the regular Conan (#26).

DC make silver age Superman fans happy with Showcase Presents Superman Family & Superman: Daily Planet collections, along with the OYL Superman #650. The rest of y'all will just have to make do with new issues of 100 Bullets (#70), DMZ (#5), JLA Classified (#18), Majestic (#15), Seven Soldiers: Bulleteer (#4), Infinite Crisis Secret Files 2006; and the OYL titles Birds of Prey (#92) & Green Arrow (#60).

DR Masters have the 17th(!) volume of Iron Wok Jan.

IDW have the penultimate issue of Angel: Old Friends (#4) and the debut issue of Spike vs. Dracula.

Image have new issues of Beyond Avalon (#3), Girls (#11), and The Walking Dead (#26).

Marvel have a collection of the better-than-you-thought-it-would-be Drax the Destroyer: Earth Fall; an Essential Godzilla collection; and new issues of Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (#6), Fury: Peacemaker (#2), and Runaways (#14).

Oni have Hope Larson's Gray Horses.

Viz have the 6th volume of Tezuka's Phoenix.

And that wraps things up for this week. Enjoy your new comics!

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