Tuesday, August 30, 2005

New This Week: August 31, 2005

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 AiT/PlanetLAR's Smoke & Guns by Kirsten Baldock & Fabio Moon. I've been in love with Moon's art ever since I read Rock 'n' Roll, and it will be great to see that art for a full 100 pages of action-packed fun!

In other comics:

Amazing Aaron Productions debut the first volume of A College Girl Named Joe (I hope it's good, because I've already pre-ordered vol. 2...)

Antarctic have a new issue of the Ben-Dunn-ified Ninja High School (#131) and the 2005 Gold Digger Annual.

Dark Horse have the debuts of the latest BPRD series, THe Black Flame, and Humberto Ramos's Revelations.

DC have new issues of Astro City: The Dark Age (#3), Ex Machina (#14), Flash (#225), Green Lantern (#4), JLA: Classified (#11), The Losers (#27), Solo (#6), Tom Strong (#34), Wonder Woman (#220), and the final issue of Seven Soldiers: Shining Knight (#4).

Drawn & Quarterly have the third issue of Kevin Huizenga's sublime Or Else.

GT Labs have the autobiography of Charles R. Knight--not a comic book, but it does have lovely illustrations by Mark Schultz.

IDW have collections of 30 Days of Night: Bloodsuckers Tales and Desperadoes: Banners of Gold.

Image have new issues of The Expatriate (#3) and Freshmen (#2), and the long, long delayed final issue of Dawn: Three Tiers (#6).

Jetpack Press have a new issue of Johnny Raygun Quarterly (#6).

Marvel have new issues of Captain America (#9), Powers (#12), Runaways (#7), and X-Men: Kitty Pryde--Shadow & Flame (#3); the final issue of Supreme Power (#18); and in the long delayed camp there's the final (for now) issue of Astonishing X-Men (#12), Wha Huh?, and Daredevil: Father #2!

(Good golly, next thing you know a new issue of Miracleman will be coming out... :) )

Moronik Comics debut both Bug Girl and Dirtboy.

Oni press have a new volume of Love As a Foreign Language (#3).

Pantheon have a paperback edition of Persepolis 2.

Renaissance Press have a new issue of Amelia Rules (#14).

Speakeasy have a trade collection of Jamie Delano's old Vertigo series 2020 Visions.

TokyoPop debuts Girl Got Game.

Wilson Place have a second volume of WJHC: Hold Tight.

Gee, that's a lot of comics--must be the end of the month or something...

1 comment:

mekasidnipuatier said...

Check the Frank Quitely' four-issues run in the 2020 collection. It's a novice's work but it's quite good.