I love comics. They have the ability to transport you to new places, telling a story unlike anything you’ve experienced. Comics are a special form of media; pictures, words, it’s a beautiful thing. My goal is to introduce everyone to the world of comics and the power it holds. It’s a special place that not many people have visited. Let me recommend a few comics that I’m sure will hook you and have you never looking back.

Welcome to The Pull List.

Batgirl #2

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Story: Hope Larson
Art: Rafael Albuquerque
Colors: Dave McCaig
Letters: Deron Bennett
Cover: Rafael Albuquerque, Francis Manapul
Publisher: DC Comics

From CBR:

“Beyond Burnside” part two. Batgirl is off to Singapore! Following the mysterious advice of the ancient superhero known as Fruit Bat, Babs dives into the dangerous world of MMA fighting. But her first opponent may be more than just an adversary in the ring. Could she be connected to Babs’ new travel-companion-slash-maybe-crush?

Archie #11

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Story: Mark Waid
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Ryan Jampole, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn , Jack Morelli
Cover: Veronica Fish, Sanya Anwar, Thomas Pitilli
Publisher: Archie Comics

From CBR:

Archie and Jughead have been playing their instruments in Archie’s garage for a while, but now it’s finally time for them to take their talents elsewhere. Veronica suggests that the two form a band—assuming, of course, that she gets to be their lead singer. This bothers Betty, since music was a deep connection that she had always shared with Archie—so she’ll just have to form her own rival band. Now it’s #TeamArchie vs. #TeamBetty in a battle of the bands that has the whole school picking sides!

Harley’s Little Black Book #5

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Story: Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Art: Billy Tucci, Joseph Michael Linser, Flaviano
Colors: Paul Mounts
Letters: Dave Sharpe
Cover: Amanda Conner, Alex Sinclair, Billy Tucci, Paul Mounts
Publisher: DC Comics

From CBR:

(Mumble-mumble) years ago, the alien race known as the Scrubb forced Superman into a boxing match for the ages, against Earth’s greatest heavyweight champion, (mumble-mumble)! Now, (mumble-mumble) years later, the Scrubb have returned…but with said champion unavailable, the Scrubb have chosen the next-best thing: Harley Quinn! This can’t end well for anyone involved. Featuring unbelievable art by the legendary Neal Adams, it’s a tribute to one of the greatest Superman stories of the 1970s, in Harley Quinn’s own particular, ah, idiom!

Star Wars #22

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Story: Jason Aaron
Art: Jorge Molina
Colors: Matt Milla
Letters: VC – Joe Caramagna
Cover: Mike Deodato, John Tyler Christopher
Publisher: Marvel Comics

From CBR:

• The Star Destroyer Harbinger, a massive weapon of Imperial war.

• Also the target of the rebels’ new top-secret plan.

• Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa for “The Last Flight of the Harbinger”!

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #11

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Story: Ryan North
Art: Jacob Chabot, Erica Henderson
Colors: Rico Renzi
Letters: Travis Lanham
Cover: Erica Henderson
Publisher: Marvel Comics

From CBR:

• This special one-off issue promises two amazing things: SUPER HEROICS and COMPUTER SCIENCE.

• Yes! By the end of this issue, you will know both how Squirrel Girl can take down COUNT NEFARIA and also a few really fundamental concepts in computer science!

• Have we found a way to express CS concepts through the medium of super hero fights? YOU’LL HAVE TO ORDER THE ISSUE TO FIND OUT!

• But yeah, we totally did.

• Featuring all the greatest Squirrel Girl tropes you love! Including fights, jokes and COLD, HARD LOGIC.

What’s on your pull list this week?

[Source: CBR]