Happy New Comic Books Day, Ninja Nation. Here are the comic books we couldn’t wait to get our black gloved hands on today!
Amazing Spider-Man Annual #38
From John Layman and Marvel Comics, “IDENTITY WARS,” A THREE-PART ANNUAL EVENT STARTS HERE!
In a perfect world, what could possibly go wrong? An exciting new story by Eisner Award Winning writers JOHN LAYMAN (Chew) and LEE GARBETT (Batgirl).
Peter Parker thinks life couldn’t get any better—until an explosion at Horizon Labs plummets him (along with Deadpool and Hulk) into another dimension where The Amazing-Spider is the world’s most powerful and beloved hero and Peter Parker is a billionaire mogul playboy (with surprises in his supporting cast). Will Peter discover the price for perfection? And what dreams come true does this dimension hold for Deadpool and Hulk? Find out as the story continues in their respective Annuals in May and June.
Dungeons & Dragons #5
From John Rogers and IDW, the explosive conclusion of the first storyline, “Shadowplague”! Fell’s Five have plumbed the depths of the dwarven ruins, but where they end up is out of this world. Join us as John Rogers and Andrea Di Vito forge ahead with their thrilling adventures of swords and sorcery.
Peanuts: Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown! HC
From Charles Schulz, Craig Schulz, Stephan Patsis and artists Bob Scott, Vick Scott and Ron Zorman, Boom! Studios brings us, for the first time ever, Charles Schulz’s world-renowned comic strip, PEANUTS, takes the stage as a graphic novel! Adapted from the brand new animated special, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, this timeless retelling takes us back to the neighborhood and features Linus’ insecurities, Charlie Brown’s kite-flying woes, Lucy’s unrequited love for Schroeder, and everyone’s favorite beagle, Snoopy, in a lively and colorful spin through Charles Schulz’s imagination. HAPPINESS IS A WARM BLANKET, CHARLIE BROWN! is certain to please old and new fans alike! Cover Price $19.99.
Secret Six #32
From Gail Simone and DC Comics, in chapter two of the three-part epic “The Darkest Horse,” the team finds out the terrible conditions required to use a “Get Out of Hell Free” card that allows them to retrieve the body and soul of a fallen loved one! But who has the card, and who do they want to bring back from Hell itself?
Uncanny X-Men 534.1
From Kieron Gillen and Marvel Comics, Magneto is an X-Man. This may not be news to you, but only a handful in the Marvel Universe know that the poster boy for Fearing Mutants is now living just off the coast of one of the United State’s largest cities. How on Earth are the X-Men going to explain the presence of one of the world’s most infamous super villains? This Point One issue provides the answer, and is a perfect jumping on point to the flagship X-Men book. And to make it even MORE special, superstar-artist CARLOS PACHECO (ULTIMATE AVENGERS, ULTIMATE THOR) gets in on the fun!
House of Mystery #36
From Matthew Sturges and DC Imprint Vertigo, Fig and Cain have finally found the Conception, but at an astonishing cost. With Fig captured and seemingly comatose, it’s up to her friends to save her. But where are they? And more important, were they ever her friends? But if Fig’s in a coma, who’s that girl saving pirates on the high seas? A brand new story, “Desolation,” starts here, with an epic of outer space romance and adventure illustrated by the one and only Darwyn Cooke!
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