Start Here: New Comics for February 8
Feb 06, 2023
Bishop: War College, Harrower #1, and more headline this week's new #1s, one-shots, and new story arcs available at your local comic shop this week on Wednesday, February 8.
Whether you're looking to add a new series to your PREVIEWSworld PULLBOX or you want to get in on a hit comic before is sells out, these new first issues, one-shots, and story arcs are the best places to start when you're looking for new comics this Wednesday.
All you have to do is Start Here.
A new tale of terror and high-stakes science fiction hits close to home!
Growing up in the city of Compton is tough enough as it is, but as Travon has learned all too well, growing up as an orphan in the city of Compton with gang members hunting you down every day is even tougher. But all of that is about to change, because today is the day that aliens make first contact with Earth-and it only spells doom for life as we know it!
Death, devastation, and mayhem-can a single teenage boy rise to the challenge and protect his surrogate family and friends...or will he die trying?
From RODNEY BARNES, the star comics writer behind the Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA and the writer/executive producer of HBO's Winning Time, and up-and-coming Marvel artist ALEX LINS comes a new tale of love, triumph, disaster, and defeat!
o Jody Houser returns to pen an anthology of spooky events woven into the larger tapestry of Netflix's hit show Stranger Things.
Krakoa is an island paradise, and it's a vulnerable one... but not with Lucas Bishop on the case! Armor, Surge, Cam Long, Aura Charles, Amass - these are his students. Their course objective: Get strong. Defend the island. Keep mutantkind safe. What does any of that have to do with an all-Black X-Men team? Find out here! Celebrated TV writer J. Holtham (Cloak and Dagger, Jessica Jones) joins forces with artist Sean Damien Hill for a blockbuster brawl with the fate of all Krakoa at stake!
Normie Osborn receives his own symbiote at last! As a new Red Goblin, will Normie fulfill his destiny as an Osborn - or will he and his symbiote be able to make a difference for the better?
For over three decades, Madballs and GPK have both been known as the "grossest of the gross", co-ruling counterculture with their pun-heavy names and subversive humor. This all-new limited series event features the first time these two delightfully crude forces have ever met!
Your freaky favorites, the Madballs and Garbage Pail Kids, are at it again. But this time, the chaos can't be confined to a single neighborhood as we trace the entire history of Madballs-GPK feud - bursting (and oozing) out across the ages!
In this issue: At the dawn of time, the Earth is ruled by furry, apelike beasts - oh, wait, that's just Kim Kong! From their neighboring caves, the Cro-Madballs and Neanderthal Pail Kids constantly try to one-up each other! Plus: the star-crossed crush between Hornhead and Scary Carrie triggers war between the Trojan GPK and Greek Madballs!
Each issue features stories and puzzle and activity pages that invite kids to dumpster-dive in and get their own hands dirty as they play alongside their favorite creepy characters.
Written by Sholly Fisch, each issue features three incredible covers: Legendary Garbage Pail Kids (and Mad!) artist Joe Simko, series artist Jason Crosby and a special vintage fight poster art cover created specially for this momentous meeting of the (depraved) minds!
The children wish this boogeyman was just an urban legend, but this purveyor of puritanical vengeance against the unrighteous is very real, and there's no escape, because the Harrower seems unkillable, and spans generations, always returning...
What secrets will Alice Young, a teenage girl obsessed with the Harrower, uncover, and will she be able to escape the pull of her morbid fixation?
This deconstruction of the slasher genre is the fresh and terrifyingly grounded take is perfect for fans of Bone Orchard and The Closet!
WESLEY SNIPES (producer and star of the Blade franchise) presents his original series, THE EXILED, a genre-bending Sci-Fi Noir described as "Seven meets Blade Runner."
The Exiled follows hardboiled detective Niles "Roach" Washington as he pursues a serial killer who is using mysterious, ancient tools to rip the spines from his victims. When forces outside and within the police department attempt to discredit him for his theories, Roach's instincts keep pushing him forward. With enemies on all sides, Roach wades deeper into the conspiracy and uncovers a secret 5000 years in the making.