Joshua Williamson

Amazing Staff Picks (05/09/2018)

It is a been a little bit since our last Staff Picks but we had to make sure Free Comic Book was the best it could be! We hope you had lots of fun! Now... Let's talk some Amazing Staff Picks!

Norrin's Pick

Isola #2

Norrin's Pick

Writers: Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl
Artists: Karl Kerschl
Colorist: MSASSYK
Letterer: Aditya Bidikar

With the hunting clans closing in, Captain Rook leads the Queen to a city in ruins on a desperate mission to resupply. Unbeknownst to them, however, a new danger awaits within the broken walls - someone with a connection to Rook's past!

A Queen looking for healing. The Chief of the Royal Guard, keeping her safe. But the wilderness is not as it appears. There is more to the darkness of the forests than meets the eye. And, when the pair must stop to restock their supplies... They find that not even the townships may be the safest.

Katie's Pick

Barrier #1 AND #2 Collectors Editions

Katie's Pick

Writer: Brian K. Vaughn
Artist: Marcos Martin
Colorist: Muntsa Vicente

From the Eisner Award-winning team behind The Private Eye, Barrier is an unconventional drama about violence, language, and illegal immigration...with a shocking sci-fi twist. After debuting on PanelSyndicate.com, this critically acclaimed five-part miniseries finally comes to print, exclusively from Image Comics. After making the massive, 50-plus-page first issue available to mature readers for FREE on Free Comic Day, this special collector's edition of the first issue is being released in a larger size to match the next four issues being released WEEKLY throughout the rest of May! Printed in its original "landscape" format (side-stapled for convenient shelving!) and graced with gorgeous cardstock covers, each comic is meant to be a durable work of art, and there are no plans for these print issues to ever be collected, so the only way to own your own copies of this groundbreaking story is by supporting your friendly neighborhood comic shop!

 

 

Repeat!!! This will never be combined! Come grab the single issues, arriving weekly, today!!!

PS: As Issue #1 was available (as a non-collectors edition) on Free Comic Book Day, this actually makes it the SECOND week #1 is available. It also means that #2 is also on shelves now!

James' Pick

Justice League: No Justice #1 (of 4)

James' Pick

Writters: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson
Artist: Francis Manapul
Colorist: Hi-Fi
Letterer: AndWorld Design

Dark Nights: Metal left the DCU transformed in ways both terrifying and wondrous-and only the Justice League is strong enough to face the threats to come...or are they? Four giant beings comprised of the universe's major energies-Mystery, Wonder, Wisdom and Entropy-who sustain their life force by devouring planets are on their way to destroy the planet of Colu. The only way to take down this unimaginable threat is for the superhero teams of Earth to forget everything they thought they knew and form new alliances.
What secrets of the cosmos will Superman, Martian Manhunter and Team Mystery discover? Will Zatanna, Wonder Woman and Team Wonder awaken alien magic they cannot put back to sleep? What can Harley Quinn possibly have to teach the rest of Team Wisdom? And most importantly...why the heck is Beast Boy on Team Entropy with Lobo and Batman? Find out all this and much more in the most exciting, bombastic event of summer 2018! In this kickoff issue to the four-issue miniseries, after Brainiac systematically takes down all of Earth's super-teams, the last thing the League expects is for him to ask for their help! Without their aid, his home planet and the universe are both doomed!

 

There is a hole in the Source Wall. This has not only led to new magics. New super powers. But also... New Villains. Ones that are ready to seek out and destroy Earth. With the Omega Titans already on their way, new teams must form and fight together. It is the dawning of the new Justice Leagues!

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Amazing Staff Picks (02/21/2018)

Is there anything better than opening up a new, crisp comic book and then following in love with the story? We have a few new books for you to try! Here are this week's Amazing Staff Picks...

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Deathbed #1

Katie's Pick

Writer: Josuah Williamson
Artist Riley Rossmo
Colorist: Ivan Plascencia

Myth, hack, sex symbol, stark raving lunatic-all of these words have been used to describe Antonio Luna, the world's greatest living adventurer. Or at least he was until 20 years ago, when he mysteriously vanished from the public eye. Now the ninety-year-old has returned and claims to be on his deathbed. Which is where Valentine Richards, a failed novelist turned reporter, comes in. Val is hired to travel to Luna's remote castle home and uncover where the old star has been all these years, and just how much of what he says is actually true. But once Val starts to hear Luna's tale, she finds herself entering into an insane world of psychedelic violence and explosive supernatural adventure. This brand-new series is a bold collaboration between Joshua Williamson (The Flash Rebirth, Nailbiter) and Riley Rossmo (Cowboy Ninja Viking). Before it's through, they promise to take you to the Moon and back-and everywhere in between-plus some places that are totally off the map.

Have you ever been on an adventure that you could never really talk about. Because, if you did, no one would believe you? Stories. Places. Events. All things you have done and known to be true... But you will be seen as a loon if you speak on it? Those are the stories and places Antonio Luna wishes to tell before he passes. Stories that would amaze. But could potentially be too good to be true. The new Vertigo series, Deathbed #1, is on shelves now.

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Infinity Countdown Prime #1

James' Pick

Writer: Gerry Duggan
Art: Mike Deodato Jr., Frank Martin, Cory Petit

Contains 30 pages of all-new story from Gerry Duggan (Deadpool) and Mike Deodato Jr (Invincible Iron Man), with additional bonus content! This brand-new story is the beginning of the saga fans won't want to miss. The Infinity Stones. Individually, they grant their wielder great power. Together, they grant the power of a god. Newly reformed and scattered throughout the universe, these artifacts allow the ones who claim them their heart's desire. Now, as their locations are discovered, forces converge for a battle that will begin the universe down a dark path to the END. Jump onto this exciting ride that will lead to the biggest Infinity yet! Plus: The saga of the Infinity Stones-what they are and how they came to be! From creation to destruction to re-creation, this prose primer will tell you everything you need to know about the legendary cosmic gems!

Avengers Infinity War is just around the corner, hitting theaters May 4th. So would it not be nice to know the truth about the Infinity Stones? What they are. How they came to be? Now is our chance. The Infinity Stones are back and the Universe will go to war to attain them. Check out this new series from Marvel and learn the history (and the future) of the Infinity Stones.

Only a couple of books on this week's list but you can come in and we can offer you more great ideas. More comics. More new. Come in today!