Friday FOC Roundup 11/2/18
Titles on cutoff MONDAY 11/5/18! It is a huge week for FOC and new releases. If you are interested in adding any of these titles to your pull, please message us ASAP! The majority of these books will be in store on 11/28/18!
From Dark Horse, Hellboy and the BPRD 1956 #1 (of 5) is on FOC and in shop on 11/28. Pressure is mounting within the bureau to uncover the Soviets' secret plans, but a suspicious cover-up leads one agent off the radar in search of answers. Meanwhile, demonic Soviet occult leader Varvara pushes her team to follow her own whims, and Hellboy is sent on the mission that would lead to his infamous misadventures in Mexico. But even more clandestine plots are at work-both inside the B.P.R.D. and out.
From DC’s Black Label, and in stores on 12/05 don’t miss out on Batman Damned #2 (of 3)! With a newly released Jim Lee variant cover! As Batman's descent into the madness of Gotham City's decadent underbelly continues, he must try to exorcise some of his demons...and who better to help than the Demon, Etrigan himself. And where there's demons, there's also a Deadman, a Spectre, an Enchantress and a host of other supernatural friends and foes-it's a veritable Grand Guignol!
Also on FOC from DC is the amazing Josh Middleton variant to Batgirl #29! In the finale of "Art of the Crime," Batgirl may have uncovered Grotesque's real plot, but that only means she knows the real danger that faces Jim Gordon and the GCPD! Can Barbara take down Grotesque before he pulls off a massive heist and ruins the GCPD's rep in the process? Maybe, but it won't be a paint-by-numbers job!
From IDW and in stores on 11/28, comes Magic the Gathering Chandra #1! In the wake of tragedy, Planeswalker and pyromancer Chandra Nalaar strikes out on her own. On her journey, she'll have to fight against threats both old and new, as well as her own sense of guilt. Can she overcome all of that alone? And who is that familiar face lurking in the shadows?
Also from IDW and Marvel and in stores on 11/28 is Marvel Action Spider Man #1! Readers of all ages can get tangled up in these all new adventures of Spider-Man and his astonishing friends! Peter Parker has thrown down with deadly villains and legendary heroes, but high school life might be his greatest challenge yet. Luckily, he has a shot at making the grade with a little help from his new friends... Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy! A Marvelous new era begins here!
From Image, and in stores on 11/28 comes Warning #1 by Edward Laroche! An enormous machine slowly materializes in a major West Coast city. Who sent it-and why-is a mystery, understood only by the malevolent beings gliding silently toward Earth through the inky vastness of space. In response, a multinational combat brigade called Gladiator Two-Six is deployed. Outfitted with next-generation military science and weapons, they're tasked with stopping any extraterrestrial threat that emerges.
With the amount of new stuff Marvel is churning out on FOC this week, it seems like they are rebooting, but they aren’t! Bear with is for all the new Marvel titles!
From Marvel, Amazing Spider Man #10 has an awesome J Scott Campbell Black Cat cover and is in stores 11/28. This is a meet or exceed variant. There's been a major theft the likes of which we've never seen and for once, The Black Cat didn't do it. But Spider-Man might need the help of his once-foe-once-friend-once-crime-boss Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat!
Also from Marvel, Dead Man Logan #1 (of 12) is in stores 11/28. The writing's been on the wall for months now... Logan is dying. And he ain't getting any better. Sick from the Adamantium coating his skeleton, his search for a cure has led to nothing but dead ends. But for once he's actually trying to leave this world with some unfinished business... Can Logan take his last breath without slaughtering the X-Men again? Not if Mysterio has anything to say about it...
Defenders Immortal Hulk #1 is in shops 12/5 and starts a weekly series of one-shots that bring the original Defenders back together. "THE BEST DEFENSE" STARTS HERE! Stephen Strange is dead. A charred skeleton in an abandoned barn on the edge of a deserted town. Bruce Banner wants to know why. And he won't stop until he has the truth in his hands...with or without THE IMMORTAL HULK.
Defenders Namor #1 is also in shops on 12/5, and continues the “Best Defense” story arc. The Monarch of the Oceans has declared war once more on the surface world in the pages of AVENGERS. And if this is a war that Namor means to win, he is going to need allies to stand beside him! The Sub-Mariner's quest for a lost tribe of sea-dwellers carries him further than he ever thought possible-and to a reckoning both strange and wonderful! And hey, what's up with that weird apparition in the sheet, anyway?
Spinning out of the last Iron Man Series, Riri Williams gets her own series with Ironheart #1 in shops 11/28! When a group of world leaders is taken hostage by one of Spider-Man's old foes, Riri Williams will have to step up her game. And she'll be stunned when someone from back in Sweet Home Chicago enters her life... CHAMPIONS artist Kevin Libranda joins award-winning poet Eve Ewing, as Ironheart steps boldly out of Tony Stark's shadow to forge her own future!
In stores on 12/5 from Marvel is Killmonger #1 (of 5). THE BRUTAL TALE OF A MAN WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING FOR FREEDOM...One day, Erik Killmonger will rise up and attempt to steal the throne of Wakanda. The throne he believes he is owed. But long before he became "Killmonger," there was a boy known as N'Jadaka. A boy who was stolen from his home and taught only the world's cruelties. A boy who knew the Black Panther only as a fairy tale, a whisper from strangers. This is the story of a man who driven by revenge. This is the legend of Killmonger.
Also in stores on 12/5 from Marvel is the next Avengers Movie Prelude #1 (of 3). From the dawn of the universe came six INFINITY STONES, each in control of an essential aspect of existence: space, reality, power, soul, mind and time. Now, THANOS strives to collect them all to further his mad plan of wiping out half the universe's population. Standing between him and his goal: the AVENGERS, the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, SPIDER-MAN, and more! But with one Infinity Stone already in Thanos' possession, will even the combined might of the Marvel Universe be enough to stop him?
In shops on 12/5 is the Merry X-Men Holiday Special. Twenty-five holiday tales of merry mutants, one for each day of December 1 through December 25! What does Magneto do for Hanukkah? What's Rogue and Gambit's first married Christmas like? Is Jubilee truly the master of navigating malls during the holidays? These questions and more are answered as all your favorite X-Men and more creators than you can shake a jingle bell at come together for a holiday celebration to last all month long!
From the Star Wars corner of the Marvel comic universe comes Age of the Republic Qui Gon Jinn #1 which kicks off a series of one-shots featuring heroes and villains of the age of the republic. Considered one of the greatest Jedi Knights or the one who led them to their doom, maverick QUI-GON JINN is one of STAR WARS' most controversial heroes. The JEDI MASTER is known to bend the rules and it's gotten him into plenty of trouble with the COUNCIL. Now, in the face of a mission that goes awry, he's forced to confront his conflicting beliefs. What will Qui-Gon uncover about his loyalty to the Jedi vs his loyalty to the FORCE? Guest-starring MASTER YODA!
In stores on 12/5 comes Winter Soldier #1! Bucky Barnes believes in second chances. Having escaped death, the loss of identity, and a life of murder, the man known as the Winter Soldier has worked hard to atone for his sins. But now...he's going to go one step further. What do you do when you've found redemption? You help others do the same. From KYLE HIGGINS (Nightwing, Power Rangers, C.O.W.L.) and ROD REIS (SECRET EMPIRE, DOCTOR STRANGE: DAMNATION, C.O.W.L.) comes the next chapter in the saga of the Winter Soldier. He's becoming a "fixer," working to help others leave behind lives of crime. It's Bucky's way of channeling his own pain in a productive, personal way...by helping others find the redemption that he found. However, as Bucky is going to learn, not all paths are the same...and not everyone can be "saved."
Lastly, (FINALLY!) from Marvel and in store on 12/5 is X-Men Exterminated One Shot. In the aftermath of Extermination, the X-Men mourn for their fallen brother, Cable. But no one is taking it harder than his adopted daughter, Hope Summers. Will Hope be able to cope with the loss, or will she be led down a dark path that she won't be able to return from? Only Jean Grey can save Hope from herself! Plus, celebrate the life of Nathan Summers with a story from his past by Chris Claremont!
From Boom! Studios and in stores on 11/28, Jim Henson Labyrinth Under Spell #1 adds to the Labyrinth mythos! An all new collection of never before seen stories from Jim Henson's beloved fantasy classic Labyrinth, including the secret history of Sir Didymus and the vow he once made to guard the bridge over the Bog of Eternal Stench.
From Black Mask Comics and in shops 11/28 comes Snap Flash Hustle #1. Haley Mori, a downtrodden alternative-model, happens upon a secret society of elite models in NYC that are using their platforms to sell narcotics. Seeing a possible escape from a lifetime of crushing debt, Haley becomes involved and works her way up the ranks, making new alliances and enemies alike while getting a taste of a power she never knew she craved. In this new stylish crime thriller from writer Pat Shand (Breathless) and artist Emily Pearson (The Wilds), nothing is as it seems.
From Lion Forge, and in stores 11/28 comes Quincredible #1. Quinton, a high school sophomore, is looking to live his best life by moonlighting as a superhero. The catch? His power is invulnerability . . . and that's the only power he has.