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Friday FOC Roundup 12/28/18

Posted by Jon Garnett on

Friday Night FOC Roundup!

Hey Super Friends! We hope you all had a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! Sorry we missed our last couple weekly write-ups its been a whirlwind getting everything ready for the holidays and the end of the year, but don’t fret! We are back! Here is your Friday FOC roundup! Not much on the list this week since everything is on FOC the day before the new year! These titles are on cutoff MONDAY 12/31/18! If there are any of these titles that you are interested in adding to your pull, please let us know BEFORE Monday! Most of these books will be in stores 1/23/2019.

From Boom Studios and in shops on 1/23 is Avant-Guards #1 (of 12). Welcome to the Georgia O'Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics, an historically all-female school whose population is decidedly more drama geek than jock. Liv, aspiring actor and basketball enthusiast, doesn't understand why she can't be both, but she seems alone in that belief... until Charlie.Charlie is a recent transfer, a star basketball player, and the answer to all of Liv's problems. She'll stop at nothing to get Charlie to join the ragtag group of misfits that make up their fledgling basketball team.

Also from Boom and in shops on 1/23 is Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1! Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon. This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil. But her world looks a lot more like the one outside your window, as Eisner Award-Nominated writer Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and Russ Manning Award-Winner Dan Mora (Saban's Go Go Power Rangers) bring Buffy into a new era with new challenges, new friends...and a few enemies you might already recognize. But the more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang faces brand new Big Bads, and the threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High confirms what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell.