Friday FOC Roundup 1/11/19
Hey Super Friends! How about that snow! Well at least if you are in Denver, its snowing, finally, something kinda substantial! I am excited even though I am super sick with a cold. Anyhow, its Friday night, so lets get to the Final Order Cutoff Roundup! All of these titles are on FOC Monday, January 14thand the good majority of them will be in store on February 2nd! If you are interested in adding any of these books to your subscription, please let us know ASAP!
From Dark Horse Comics and in shops on 2/6 is The Girl in the Bay #1, the newest book from Dark Horses Berger Books line! In 1969, seventeen-year-old Kathy Sartori was brutally attacked, her body hurled into Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay. Miraculously, she survives, fights her way back to the surface, only to discover that 50 years have passed, and an eerie doppelganger has lived out an entire life in her place. Kathy soon confronts not just this strange double, but the madman who "murdered" her five decades earlier. Will he, and the dark entity that lives inside him, hold the key to Kathy's missing years? Or will Kathy become a ghost of herself and be forced to live out what remains of her life on the edge of the world that she desperately wants to be a part of?
From DC and in shops on 2/6 is Batman #64, the first part of a 4 issue story arc that crosses over with Flash and ties in to Heroes in Crisis. "THE LAST COLD CASE" part one! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash! A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, and Batman and the Flash-the only two heroes who stand a chance of cracking the case-are at each other's throats! Our heroes must combat a demon from the past while burying their own inner demons in the process...and neither the World's Greatest Detective nor the Fastest Man Alive will ever be the same again! But who is really pulling the strings here? And how does Gotham Girl fit into all this? Friendships will be tested and blood will be spilled in this titanic crossover event...
Also from DC and in stores on 2/6 is Female Furies #1 (of 6). All their lives the Female Furies have been raised to be the meanest, most cunning and most ruthless fighting force on all of Apokolips. So why are Granny Goodness' girls left behind every time the men go to war? With the might of New Genesis hanging over the planet, and the Forever People making mincemeat out of Darkseid's army, Granny thinks it's about time that changed.And so, Big Barda, Aurelie, Mad Harriet, Lashina, Bernadeth and Stompa set out to beat the boys at their own game. Little do they know the game is rigged-and one accidental murder could spell disaster for them all!
Lastly from DC and in stores on 2/6 is the Derrick Chew variant cover to Harley Quinn #58! Implicated in a crime she didn't commit, Harley Quinn must prove her innocence by teaming up with the Caped Crusader himself-Batman! But can the Clown Princess of Crime and the Dark Knight coexist long enough to solve a murder? Or will the two frenemies end up being the death of each other?
From IDW and in stores on 2/6 is GI Joe Sierra Muerte #1. From the mind of comic book auteur Michel Fiffe comes a brilliant, contemporary and loving homage to all things G.I. Joe! Eccentric soldiers dominating bizarre terrorists are showcased in this bombastic account of G.I. Joe's quintessential mission against Cobra! Through a beachside ambush, a compromised manhunt, and a revenge plan that backfires, America's fighting elite risk life, love, and honor in this brutal globe-spanning adventure. From the creative mind that brought you COPRA! Visionary creator Michel Fiffe unleashes his imagination on the thrilling, amazing, and wonderful world of G.I. Joe! Each extra-length issue features an in-depth exploration of Larry Hama's G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series, including an interview with Larry Hama himself! All conducted by former Youngblood and current Sleepwalker scribe, Chad Bowers!
From Image and in stores on 2/6 is Vindication #1 (of 4). In turbulent times, when cops are often portrayed as the enemy of the people, Detective Chip Christopher maneuvers the blurred blue line between racism and due diligence in order to do his job. And right now it's his job to investigate Turn, a young black man with a sketchy past-who was previously exonerated of a similar murder.
From Marvel and in stores on 2/6 is Age of X-Man Marvelous X-Men #1 (of 5). The perfect heroes for a perfect world! The X-Men have helped make the world into a utopia where living in fear and hatred is a thing of the past. All people are united under the banner of mutantkind, and all of mutantkind idolizes the X-Men. Jean Grey! Colossus! Storm! X-23! X-Man! Nature Girl! Magneto! And of course, the amazing Nightcrawler! When danger threatens the world, the Marvelous X-Men set things right for the good of all. And no one dares say otherwise.
Next up from Marvel, Daredevil #1 gets his reboot in stores on 2/6! That is literally all the info we have been given. The solicit is marked as “Classified”. All we know is that it is written by Chip Zdarsky with interior art by Zdarsky and Marco Chechetto, and that it has a cover price of $4.99.
In stores on 2/6 and in celebration of the 80thanniversary of Marvel, is Gunhawks #1. For Marvel's 80th anniversary we've set our sights on bringing some old titles back into the herd, and we've brought in Stray Bullets" David & Maria Lapham for a bullet-riddled saga of violence, vengeance and Western justice. In the days of the Old West there were plenty of fearsome folk... cowboys, rustlers, lawmen and outlaws...but few were as fearsome as THE GUNHAWKS!
Also from Marvel and in stores on 2/6 is Marvels Annotated #1 (of 4). Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series that changed the way we look at super heroes, the landmark MARVELS is back! In the year 1939, young photojournalist Phil Sheldon attends the sensational unveiling of the fiery android Human Torch - little knowing he is witnessing the dawn of the Age of Marvels! Prepare to relive Marvel's Golden Age from a whole new point of view as Phil covers the superhuman sightings of the 1930s and 1940s - from the terror caused by the Human Torch's epic clash with the Sub-Mariner to the patriotism stirred by the debut of Captain America and more! Packed with extras and completely remastered, you don't want to miss this unique look back at the MARVELS phenomenon!
Lastly from Marvel and in stores on 2/6 is Old Man Quill #1 (of 12). THE FAR-FLUNG SAGA OF THE ONCE AND FUTURE STAR-LORD BEGINS!Meet Peter Quill. He used to be Star-Lord - you know, the legendary outlaw - but it's been quite some time since he's gone by that name. Taking over for his father as the Emperor of Spartax, Quill put the life of spacefaring adventure behind him for one of leadership and responsibility. Quill grew up. But things didn't go as planned. Decades have passed, and Peter is haunted by tragedy. Down and out, Quill's existence means nothing...until the former GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY drag Peter out of his funk for one last mission! The heist of a lifetime - and Quill's harrowing quest for redemption - begins here!
From Dynamite and in stores on 2/6 is Battlestar Galactica Twilight Command #1. It's a dangerous time for the last remaining humans. Captured by the Cylons on New Caprica, the colonists live in fear of what every new day will bring. As the Cylons press their oppressive-and life-threatening agenda-the survivors grow more desperate to reclaim their freedom. But there's hope. Out in the wilds of New Caprica, beyond the Cylon boundaries, is a band of human freedom fighters. They answer to no one. They fear no Cylons. They are Twilight Command--and they have a plan. From writer Michael Moreci (Wasted Space, Archie Meets Batman '66) and artist Breno Tamura (Batgirl and the Birds of Prey) comes the untold tale of Twilight Command!
Also from Dynamite and in stores on 2/6, Red Sonja gets a reboot! Red Sonja #1 hits stands! No man knows the place of her birth, nor where she learned to wield a sword to shame many a male. They know only that she is called The She-Devil of The Hyrkanian Steppes. That, and RED SONJA. MARK RUSSELL (The Flintstones) and MIRKO COLAK (Conan) bring a savage tale of metal and blood. A world conqueror possesses a massive army and a fatal prophecy. A bastard sorceress craves revenge. And a fearsome red-haired warrior is made wartime ruler of a homeland set for decimation.
From AfterShock, and in shops on 2/6 is Oberon #1. Betrayed by his people and exiled to Earth, Lord Oberon, the former king of the fairies, seeks out an innocent prophesied child in order to manipulate her into becoming his ultimate weapon so that he can reclaim his rightful throne.From writer Ryan Parrot (VOLITION) and artist Milos Slavkovic (T/K), Oberon is a new supernatural adventure proving once and for all that fairies should never be trusted.