Market Monday: May 15th, 2013 New Releases
Book of the Week
Adventure Time: Playing with Fire GN, written by Danielle Corsetto
AN ALL-NEW ADVENTURE TIME ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL! Join Flame Princess, alongside Finn and Jake, as she leaves the Flame Kingdom and goes on her very first adventure! Written by acclaimed cartoonist Danielle Corsetto (GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS) and drawn by rising star Zack Sterling (BRAVEST WARRIORS, ADVENTURE TIME). A pocket black and white edition appealing to fans of SCOTT PILGRIM and Japanese manga!
Firsts of the Week
Avengers: The Enemy Within #1, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick
THE OPENING SALVO TO THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED AVENGERS/CAPTAIN MARVEL FOUR PART EVENT! Can’t keep a good Captain down! Vicious echoes of the Avengers’ past are cropping up all over Manhattan…and a grounded Captain Marvel refuses to be left behind. Who is the sinister figure behind these incursions and what does it have to do with Carol Danvers’ mysterious condition? But is this villain real or just a figment of Captain Marvel’s increasingly deadly imagination?
Regular Show #1, art by Allison Strejlau, colored by Lisa Moore
REGULAR SHOW… IT’S ANYTHING BUT! Cartoon Network’s powerhouse series now has its own comic book series! Hot on the heels of the smash hit adaptation, ADVENTURE TIME, KaBOOM! unveils the next all-ages comic phenomenon! Join Mordecai the Bluejay and Rigby the Raccoon, a couple of best bros in their twenties just tryin’ to chill for a bit, man. But when you’re livin’ in as crazy a world as they are, no day can be called…regular! Ask your retailer about the pre-order variant by Chris Houghton (ADVENTURE TIME, REED GUNTHER) and the incentive variant by Dustin Nguyen (BATMAN, L’IL GOTHAM)!
Collection of the Week
Captain Marvel vol. 2: Down TP, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Marvel NOW! Captain Marvel goes head to head with…Captain Marvel?! Former Captain Monica Rambeau returns, but what’s her problem with Earth’s new Mightiest Hero? What threat lurks below the ocean’s surface? And can both Captain Marvels stop it before they get shipwrecked? Then: Carol finally returns home…but changed. What is weakening her powers? How will the lifelong high-flyer react when she discovers she can no longer fly? What’s keeping the super hero from being super heroic, and who wants her to stay that way? And as Captain America intervenes with a surprising gift, Carol confronts a new version of an old foe: Deathbird! What happens when your enemies know your most dangerous secret? Collecting CAPTAIN MARVEL (2012) #7-11.
More new releases under the cut!