Market Monday - March 6, 2013
Featured Book of the Week:
Lost Vegas #1, art by Janet K. Lee
The EISNER AWARD-WINNING team of JIM McCANN & JANET LEE reunite to create a universe filled with intrigue as one gambler-turned-slave has 24 hours to go all in and pull off the greatest heist the universe has seen. WELCOME TO LOST VEGAS! Aboard this luxurious casino-filled traveling space-station you will find the highest stakes games from every corner of every planet, unheard-of winnings, and the greatest attractions anywhere!
More of this week’s comics by ladies under the cut!
A + X #5, written by Kathryn Immonen
Kieron Gillen’s worlds collide as Loki and Mr. Sinister team up. You didn’t think the heroes would have all the fun, did you? Kathryn Immonen and David Lafuente tell the tale of Iron Fist and Doop’s first adventure!
Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake #3 by Natasha Allegri, back-up by Kate Leth, covers by Lea Hernandez and Abby Boeh
ADVENTURE TIME’S FIONNA AND CAKE’S TOTALLY MATH ADVENTURE CONTINUES IN THIS FAN-FAVORITE SERIES! Don’t miss this popular mini-series, written and drawn by FIONNA AND CAKE creator and ADVENTURE TIME storyboard artist Natasha Allegri! THE HOTTEST SERIES OF 2013!
Dance Class vol. 4: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Paris, written by Béka
Julie, Lucy, and Alia are best friends and share the same passion: dance. Piling on the classes, they’re training hard to get into the National Ballet Competition in Paris. One main rival is right in their very school: archenemy Carla. These three will have to balance competition, new boyfriends, and classes without letting things get out of hand.
Earth 2 #10, art by Nicola Scott
As Wotan holds The Flash’s mother hostage, Khalid must finally come to terms with his destiny as Doctor Fate!
Fairest #13, written by Lauren Beukes, colored by Eva De La Cruz
In the conclusion of “The Hidden Kingdom,” will Rapunzel discover what happened to her long-lost children-or will the Japanese Fables have their final, bloody revenge? Lies, secrets and betrayals fold into each other like origami in the finale to Lauren Beukes’ and Inaki Miranda’s acclaimed story arc!
Helheim #1, art by Joëlle Jones
A NEW SERIES FROM SIXTH GUN WRITER CULLEN BUNN AND FAN FAVORITE ARTIST JOËLLE JONES! “Once the threshold of Helheim is crossed, not even gods can escape.” During the age of the Vikings, savage wild men and dark creatures beset a small settlement. A brave war party stands as guardians of the helpless villagers, but they are no match for the horrors rising up around them. One of the warriors, a young hero named Rikard, will pay the ultimate price in battle… but his fight is far from over. A gothic horror story of witchcraft, night creatures, and the undead.
In the Sounds and Seas vol. 1 by Marnie Galloway
In the style of ancient poems of myth and monsters, In the Sounds and Seas is a wordless, densely illustrated graphic novel that begins with an invocation to the singers of the story. The protagonist learns she is part of the story, and means to sail to the edge of the sea to find the singers and join their song.
Mara #3, art by Ming Doyle, colored by Jordie Bellaire
Seeing her friends and supporters abandon her, and instead of trying to suppress her newfound powers, Mara goes public. Openly displaying her rapidly developing abilities, she challenges the bias and discrimination. People start to see her as not a freak, but rather someone who can’t be stopped, and that starts to make a lot of very serious people very concerned. Socially-aware superheroics in a world we’ve never seen. Brian Wood, Ming Doyle, and Jordie Bellaire bring the goods.
Monsters, Inc: A Perfect Date #1, art by Anna Merli
An all-new Monsters, Inc. tale! Mike forgets a special date he promised his girlfriend, Celia, and she’s furious with him. Can Mike get his relationship off the rocks with a little help from his pal Sulley?
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #4, written by Katie Cook, cover by Stephanie Buscema
Their epic quest nearing its end, the Mane 6 reach the Changeling Kingdom and find themselves at the mercy of Queen Chrysalis! A sinister offer threatens to tear the group apart before they can save the day. Will friendship prevail over the Queen’s nefarious plan?
Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew vol. 2: Secret Sand Sleuths, written by Sarah Kinney
A beautiful sand sculpture at the modern art museum is ruined! Fortunately, Nancy and the Crew are on the scene, and while they might not understand all the artwork, they know they like to solve a mystery! Following a mysterious hum, they get lost in the vast museum, and may end up facing more than they can handle.
Peanuts vol. 2 TP, stories by Vicki Scott and Paige Braddock
The Peanuts gang returns to comic books for the first time since the 1960s! Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Lucy & Linus, and the rest of the gang are all together in this volume that is sure to please young and old alike. This collection brings the gang together in a series of heartwarming and hilarious stories. Collecting issues 5-8 of the hit PEANUTS comic series.
Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm #7, co-written by Corinna Bechko
Deep in the caves near the Forbidden Zone, Milo, Vitus, and Cornelius find themselves cut off from the rest of their party, and face the grim task of fending for themselves with no help or hope of rescue!
Willow Wonderland #5, cover by Megan Lara, colored by Michelle Madsen
Willow’s search for magic has led her to some strange worlds with mysterious creatures, fantastical spells, lost love, and new friends (as well as enemies). As her journey speeds toward its end, Willow lands within a rather morbid landscape where the greatest evil she’ll have to confront is herself if she’s ever to make it home again.