Friday FOC Roundup for 5/24/19
Another crazy busy weekend means that I suck and am writing this on Monday morning, but that’s ok, because you have until tonight to get your Final Order Cutoff orders in to guarantee that you get the comics that you want! These titles are on Final Order Cutoff (our last chance to adjust order numbers before the books ship out to us) today, Monday, May 27th. If you are interested in adding any of these books to your subscription, please let us know BEFORE the end of the day TODAY!
From Dark Horse and in stores on 6/19 is Snow White and the Seven Dwarves #1 (of 3). Relive the classic Disney fairy tale through the first-person perspective of Snow White herself in this comic retelling. Snow is more than a damsel in distress; she possesses a heart and soul that yearn for knowledge, love, and acceptance. But confined to the castle with her stepmother the queen, is life beyond only a dream?The classic tale of Snow White told through the perspective of Snow herself!
Next from Dark Horse is Hellboy and the BPRD The Beast of Vargu #1 (One shot). Mike Mignola and fan-favorite artist Duncan Fegredo reunite in this all-new one-shot! This first issue in a new era of Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. sees Mignola and Fegredo send Hellboy to Romania for a pair of tales set in a small village with a centuries-old curse and a man-eating monster which culminate in a sinister puppet show and a demigod's ill-fated dinner.
Lastly from Dark Horse comes Trout Hollowest Knock #1 (of 4). Blaming him for the loss of the children of lower Upton, the townsfolk burn down Giuseppe's turnip factory and run him and Trout out of town. Sick and distraught, the two have no other recourse but to travel across the ocean to Giuseppe's childhood village. Trout is lost along the way, and Giuseppe is forced to deal with his brother's meddling in order to find the mysterious little boy he's sworn to protect. Can Giuseppe find him before Trout meets his fate at the hands of the god of the sea?! And who is the shadowy figure trapped in a giant shark egg who is struggling to keep Trout alive?! One thing's for certain: for better or worse, Trout will never be the same again.
From DC and in stores on 6/19 is the gorgeous variant cover to Batman #73 by Ben Oliver. "The Fall and the Fallen" part four! Batman has been defeated by Bane's minions and chased out of Gotham. As a last-ditch effort to save his son from the lonely fate of being Batman, his father from another universe, Thomas Wayne, a.k.a. the Flashpoint Batman, is taking Bruce to the far ends of the Earth to try to give him the one thing that will cause him to give up crime-fighting for good.
Next from DC, Naomi #6 is on cutoff! This is it, the end of the first season of NAOMI by the breakout collaboration of writers Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker and artist Jamal Campbell! With her origins finally revealed, Naomi embraces the journey ahead and charts a course for the future and her role.
From IDW and in stores on 6/19 is Canto #1 (of 6). Canto's adventure begins! Enslaved for generations, Canto's people once had hearts. Now they have clocks. When slavers damage a little tin girl's clock beyond repair, Canto must brave his strange and fantastic world to bring back her heart. Can he overcome the dangers that await to save the one he loves? An all-ages fable inspired by Wizard of Oz and Dante's Inferno. Part fantasy. Part adventure. All heart.
Next up from IDW, Turtles fans rejoice! The TMNT 35thAnniversary Box Set is here! (or will be on 6/19) Revisit the glorious origins of the TMNT during the 35th anniversary month! This special box set includes Mirage Publishing's TMNT #1-4 and the Raphael Micro-Series at their original 8 ?" x 10 ?" dimensions enclosed in a box with new art from TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman. A must-have for all shell-heads! $49.99
Lastly from IDW and in stores on 6/19 is Usagi Yojimbo #1! Follow the adventures of rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi as he wanders Edo period Japan on his warrior's journey. In the start of this three-part story, Usagi becomes embroiled in a puppet drama where the players are not quite what they seem! Written, drawn, and lettered by comics legend Stan Sakai! Colors by Tom Luth (Groo the Wanderer)!
From Marvel and in stores on 6/19 is Daredevil #7. In the aftermath of Chip Zdarsky's explosive first arc of DAREDEVIL, the ground of Hell's Kitchen has shifted and Matthew Murdock has emerged a changed man...but for better or worse?Don't miss the second installment of this new arc: "No Gods, Only Devils"!
Next up from Marvel and in stores on 6/19 is the awesome Mark Brooks Iron Spider variant to Deadpool #14. WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! BEYOND THUNDERPOOL!The war against the trolls grows larger! The likelihood of Deadpool not causing an international incident grows smaller!Prepare for carnage as only a nation begun as a penal colony can deliver!
Next up from Marvel is a facsimile edition to Howard the Duck #1! He's a refugee from Duckworld, trapped in a world he never made! He's Howard the...Barbarian?! That's right - sword in hand, Howard the Duck is storming the castle of Pro-Rata, would-be Chief Accountant of the Universe! Can Howard survive a run-in with Pro-Rata's Cosmic Calculator, save the imprisoned Beverly Switzler and avoid becoming dragon food? Find out in the astonishing first issue of the solo series that established Howard the Duck as the satirical smash hit of the '70s! Waugh! It's one of the all-time-great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting HOWARD THE DUCK (1976) #1.
Lastly from Marvel is the amazing Clayton Crain variant to Tony Stark Iron Man #13. WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN! HOW TO FIGHT YOUR DRAGON!The concluding chapter to this special WAR OF THE REALMS story, as Iron Man finds himself struggling against the ancient mystical forces he has the LEAST power to resist. Tony fights an ancient winged calamity AND his own technology with the lives of everyone at STARK UNLIMITED hanging in the balance!
From Boom Studios, Faithless #2 is on FOC. All those little shadows and shapes that Faith catches at the peripheral of her vision start to take shape. There are omens. These events and details have Faith unsettled, but she moves past them with her attention drawn to something new: the Devil. Main cover by Paul Pope, FOC cover by Cliff Chiang, and Erotica variant by Dani Strips!
Next up from Boom and in stores on 6/19 is Go Go Power Rangers Forever Rangers #1 (one shot). Everything in Go Go Power Rangers has been leading to THIS MOMENT! Don't miss the epic conclusion as The Power Rangers face off against Alpha 1 and the reveal of Rita's true plan; a familiar newcomer whose arrival in Angel Grove will change everything. $7.99
From Dynamite and in stores on 6/19 is Warlord of Mars Attacks #! JEFF PARKER (Aquaman, Future Quest) and DEAN KOTZ (Dungeons & Dragons) invite you to behold the battle between the dashingly heroic John Carter Of Mars and the never-endingly power-hungry little green men of Mars Attacks! HOW has John never encountered these Martians before!? WHY do these cackling monsters want to conquer Mars? And WHAT happens when the war spills over to Earth!? Find out in the stunning first chapter, ATTACK FROM SPACE!
From Valiant and in stores on 6/19 is Psi Lords #1! Who are the cosmic beings known only as the Psi-Lords? And how will they change the course of the Universe in this brand-new ongoing series?Four astronauts awake in an otherworldly prison with no memory of how they got there! What is their connection to the Psi-Lords? And how will they escape?Fred Van Lente is crafting a lively sci-fi mystery, and Renato Guedes' art is (literally) out of this world.