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.
Serenity Leaves on the Wind #4 (of 6)
Writer: Whedon, Zack
Artist: Jeanty, Georges
Cover Artist: Santos, Daniel Dos
We’re over the halfway mark in this series, and Whedon has not let us down. Mal and the crew crash a secret Alliance base while Zoe faces threats from her fellow prisoners.
Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1 (of 4)
Writer: Kindt, Matt
Artist: Castiello, Marco
Cover Artist: Hughes, Adam
This new series from Dark Horse features a young Rebel who teams up with various members of the Rebellion, starting with Han Solo. Does Han live up to the legend?
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Presents Liberty
Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Adlard, Charlie
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund helps protect comic creators and their properties. This is a collection of stories from a wide variety of favorite comic book creators in support of the CBLDF. If you are against banning books, this is the comic collection for you!
Pretty Deadly Vol. 1
Writer: DeConnick, Kelly Sue
Artist: Rios, Emma
Cover Artist: Rios, Emma
Pretty Deadly came onto the scene as a fan favorite. With the combined forces of DeConnick and Rios, an intricate and beautiful story about the interaction of fantasy and the wild west. This volume collects the first arc of the story.
Southern Bastards #1
Writer: Aaron, Jason
Artist: Latour, Jason
Cover Artist: Latour, Jason
Blood, gore, and the South. Plus, Jason Aaron and Jason Latour. Definitely worth checking out.
Amazing Spider-Man #1
Writer: Slott, Dan
Artist: Ramos, Humberto
Cover Artist: Ramos, Humberto
Peter Parker is back! Fanboys rejoice. Peter’s got another shot at life – let’s see what he does with it!
X-Men Volume 2: Muertas
Writer: Wood, Brian
Artist: Dodson, Terry
Cover Artist: Dodson, Terry
Volume 2 of Wood’s X-Men features the all-woman hero team against an all-woman villain team…lead by Lady Deathstrike. The roster expands for both sides in this arc!
Rachel Rising #25
Writer: Moore, Terry
Artist: Moore, Terry
Cover Artist: Moore, Terry
New story arc begins in this acclaimed horror story from Terry Moore! Rachel is on the lookout for the man who murdered her and left her in a shallow grave. Who in Manson could it be?
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!