Gems of the Month for PREVIEWS August 2017
Jul 20, 2017
Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil #1 (AUG170010)
Dark Horse Comics
Investigative reporter (and Black Hammer’s daughter) Lucy Weber looks into the true story of what happened to Spiral City’s superheroes after they defeated Anti-God and saved the world. But the answer may just lie in the memories of her father’s greatest foes. Can she learn what became of the city’s greatest hero?
Only the End of the World Again HC (AUG170018)
Dark Horse Comics
P. Craig Russell, Troy Nixey, and Matthew Hollingworth adapt award–winning, bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s fantasy tale, blending the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft and Roger Zelazny and featuring an adjustor who sets up shop in Innsmouth, only to discover that the world may be ending… and that the instrument of its destruction is a werewolf.
Batman Lost #1 (AUG170170)
Trapped in the Dark Multiverse, Batman must face his greatest fears in this one-shot special, written by Scott Snyder and featuring the art of Olivier Coipel and Bengal!
Batman/The Joker: White Knight #1 & #2 (AUG170269)
Superstar writer and artist Sean Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake) presents a twice-monthly miniseries of a twisted Gotham City with a massive cast of heroes and villains that, at its heart, is a tragic story of a hero and a villain: Batman and The Joker. But which is the hero — and which the villain?
Star Trek: Discovery #1 (AUG170484)
Warp into adventure with this new series based on the all-new TV series making its debut this fall! Details are being kept under wraps for this new tie-in series, but let’s just say that you should definitely brush up on your Klingon, and prepare for action, adventure, and Star Trek at its best!
Black Crown Quarterly #1 (AUG170376)
Rob Davis’ Tales from the Black Crown Pub (starring Stacey the barmaid) leads off each issue of this new anthology series, which also includes recurring short features like Canonball Comics by Jamie Coe (Artschooled), Swell Maps by Cathi Unsworth; Space CUDets by Will Potter & Carl Puttnam, and Philip Bond, and much more!
Masestros #1 (AUG170542)
When the Maestro and his entire royal family are murdered, his only surviving son (banished to Earth) is set to inherit the Wizard King's throne… along with a spell that turns its user into GOD. Can this Orlando-born millennial to keep his new magic kingdom without getting assassinated as well?
The Family Trade #1 (AUG170534)
Steampunk, alchemy, and adventure meet the ocean! On an island city in a world where history didn’t quite turn out like ours, a hidden family of spies, thieves, and assassins makes sure that the world keeps going. Or they did, until Jessa Wynn, their youngest member, managed to start a civil war.
The Mighty Thor #700 (AUG170848)
Continuing from the pages of Marvel Legacy #1, the final judgement comes as the Mangog arrives! The War Thor will meet the beast head on. But even the bloodthirst of this Ultimate Thor may pale in comparison to the might of the Mangog! And as the battle rages, Jane’s cancer takes a turn for the worse… and her time as Thor may well have run out.