Start Here: Five New Comics For October 3rd

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There are a lot of comics out there, but there are plenty of jumping on points because of that fact. Here are 5 titles hitting stores on October 3, 2018. Each is a new series or the beginning of entirely new story arcs. Simply head to your comic shop and tell your store clerk, “Hey, I’d like to START HERE, please.”


Star Wars: Tales From Vader's Castle #1

Who is it for? For fans of the Empire Strikes Back, Revenge of the Sith. 

The weekly series features beloved characters from throughout the galaxy, including Rebels stars Hera, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; and the Ewoks! What frights and scares await them in Darth Vader’s Castle (AUG180680)?  Several characters stranded on this nightmarish planet are about to find out this Wednesday.

Archie #699

Who is it for? For fans of Riverdale.

Archie #699 (AUG181571) is a special recap issue that covers the key events from the ARCHIE series including the #LipStickIncident, Over the Edge, Heart of Riverdale and more. Available at comic book shops for a special promotional price of $1 and is geared towards new and returning readers.

X-Men Black: Magneto #1

Who is it for? For fans of X-Men: First Class.

For years, Magneto has done everything he can to achieve his goals for mutant domination. But now Magneto has declared that enough is enough. The mutant revolution begins in X-Men Black: Magneto #1 (AUG180905) by returning X-Men legend Chris Claremont.

Wonder Woman & Justice League Dark: Witching Hour #1

Who is it for? For fans of Wonder Woman and Constantine

In this Wonder Woman & Justice League Dark: Witching Hour #1 (AUG180464), Hecate, the witch-goddess of magic, always knew a day would come when the monsters she stole her magic from would return. Now she must activate the Witchmarked, humans within whom she secreted vast stores of power. This hits Justice League Dark especially hard: one of the most powerful of the Witchmarked turns out to be Wonder Woman!

Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Who is it for? For fans of Tim Burton and My Chemical Romance.

The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 (AUG180314finds the Umbrella Academy scattered after Sir Reginald Hargreeves’ death. Number Five is a hired gun, Kraken is stalking big game, Rumor is dealing with the wreckage of her marriage, a rotund Spaceboy runs around the streets of Tokyo, Vanya continues her physical therapy after being shot in the head—and no one wants to even mention Seance until issue #2.

Find more of this week's new releases here!

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