I’ve always been of the opinion that there’s a great comic book out there for everyone. I love making recommendations to folks – especially new readers – and helping them grow a love for one of America’s unique forms of literature.

So, let me tell you what to read this week.

The Empty Man #1 (of 6)

The Empty Man 1 Del Ray

Writer: Bunn, Cullen
Artist: Del Rey, Vanesa
Cover Artist: Del Rey, Vanesa

From the writer of Sixth Gun and Fearless Defenders comes a new story about a disease that leaves users in a catatonic state. If you dig crime procedurals, you should check out this new comic book series.

 

Star Wars #18

Star Wars 18

Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Crety, Stephane
Cover Artist: Leza, Victor Manuel

Princess Leia’s biggest wedding nightmares are coming true: her prince is in league with the Empire and plotting against the Rebels. At least Luke will be happy to know Leia will likely not go through with the wedding.

 

Manifest Destiny #7

Manifest Destiny 7

Writer: Dingess, Chris
Artist: Roberts, Matthew
Cover Artist: Roberts, Matthew

New story arc! Great point to jump into this series. What will Lewis & Clark and their team find on the river?

 

That’s Because You Are a Robot

That's Because you're a Robot

Writer: Quantick, David
Artist: Kane, Shaky
Cover Artist: Kane, Shaky

In this one-shot comic from Veep writer David Quantick, we explore the near-future in a buddy-cop story. Yesssss.

 

Captain Marvel #4

Captain Marvel 4

Writer: DeConnick, Kelly Sue
Artist: Lopez, David
Cover Artist: Lopez, David

Who’s behind the forced relocation of the alien people she’s been hanging out with? And what connection does Carol have with the people pulling the strings?

 

She-Hulk #5

She-Hulk 5

Writer: Soule, Charles
Artist: Wimberly, Ronald
Cover Artist: Wada, Kevin

What’s in the blue file!? What does Shulkie know that we don’t? If you’ve been hesitant to check out this series, know that it has TWO neat ladies fighting crime.

 

That’s it for this week’s pull list! If you have any recommendations for comic fans (and non-fans) out there, share them in the comments section!