This Week in Comics ~ 5-6-15

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The week, we are looking at some new talent, unconventional team-ups, New Avengers, and a War in Secret….

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Boom! Studios:
Arcadia #1
Comic Writer: Alex Paknadel Inside Art: Eric Scott Pfeiffer Cover Art: Matt Taylor

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This is the debut of Alex Paknadel and Eric Scott Pfeiffer on a book about an interesting story. Mankind is in a downward spiral because 99% of humans have been wiped out by a pandemic. Four-billion people have been uploaded into a digital source called Arcadia. It’s a utopian simulation that is destroying energy sources at an alarming rate and the real people have to do something or they will die.

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Dynamite Entertainment
Swords of Sorrow #1
Writer: Gail Simone Inside Art: Sergio Fernandez Davila Cover Art: J. Scott Campbell

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Dynamite has some of the best known female characters in the business. Gail Simone and Sergio Fernandez Davila are bringing Vampirella, Dejah Thoris, Red Sonja, Kato, Jungle Girl, and more to defend against an evil threat that will affect their respected worlds. It’s one not to miss!

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Marvel
Avengers Vs #1
Writer: Joe Caramagna Inside Art: Andrea Di Vito Cover Art: Tom Raney

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This is a short-story book with The Avengers battling some of their most famous foes — classics like The Red Skull, Attuma, and MODOK with Loki on earth trying to find these lost Asgardian artifacts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secret Wars #1
Cover Art: Skottie Young

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IT IS TIME! Secret Wars is here and the Marvel Universe will never be the same. Marvel is calling it an event more than 30 years in the making. This will fix the universe from the different changes over the last few years. Jonathan Hickman’s master plan is in full effect.

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Valiant
Dead Drop #1
Writer: Ales Kot Inside Art: Adam Gorham Cover Art: Raul Allen

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Valiant’s Dead Drop is four issues with four stories and Valiant knows how to do it. Ales Kot, who did the Marvel book Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier, and Adam Gorham, who did Zero, are teaming up to do this book about a building conspiracy in the Valiant Universe. Check out this book as it should be interesting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MEDIA JOURNALIST & STAFF WRITER | Michael is a fanatic about all cinema. He collects many things from movies to Steelbooks to 1/6 Scale Collectibles and vinyl collectibles. He loves pop culture, writing, reviewing films & collectibles, and journalism. Anything that is even slightly related to these things are always on his radar and most definitely a comic book nerd. He is also, of course, a Batman junkie and will chat it up about pretty much anything.