Market Monday: August 28th, 2013 New Releases
This week, I’m going to try and start a thing— to link creators Tumblrs if they have one. I’m thinking of doing this across the board on every post, but I also realize I may drive myself mad in the offing. At any rate, as usual links attached to titles go to some place to buy said book, links attached to creators’ names go to their Tumblr! (And send me the ones I missed!)
Book of the Week
Science: dull or hard to understand? Not if you read this book! The creators of the acclaimed Philosophy: A Discovery in Comics take on a new challenge, and explain the different scientific disciplines in clear, colorful chapters. Who exclaimed “Eureka” and why? Why did Galileo get into a fight with the Church? What happens when you have your DNA tested? All these questions and more are answered in a chronological journey from ancient times to modern Quantum Theory, with creators Margreet and Yiri as your witty guides.
Singles of the Week: Horror Special (apparently)
You are cordially invited to a party-to die for! This special features eight amazing stories set in the world of American Vampire, with “lost tales,” new characters and old favorites. Don’t miss these stories brought to you by series creators Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque, as well as other awesome comics talent like Becky Cloonan (BATMAN), Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon (DAYTRIPPER), Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH), Greg Rucka (The Punisher, BATWOMAN), Gail Simone (BATGIRL) and many more!
Queen Jacquelyn of Villeneuve is a benevolent ruler, a loving mother, a devoted wife, and a woman with a monstrous score to settle. Set more than a century before the events of Damsels, this gigantic one-shot tells the tale of one woman’s quest for ultimate revenge. By sword, or by sorcery, all shall be slain.
Jealousy’s a monster in this one-shot, psychological thriller from Erica (Chronographer) Heflin. Young Danielle’s world is forever shattered by David’s beautiful and exotic new girlfriend. When men fall for her charms and Danielle’s BFF becomes ill, she begins to wonder if there is something evil - even monstrous - going on. A special Indie Comics Magazine Presents one-shot!
Station to Station one-shot, co-written by Corinna Bechko
Something terrible has happened to the Bay Area. A pipeline explosion has totaled Treasure Island and destroyed the Bay Bridge. At least, that’s the official story… An interdimensional monster has been brought to San Francisco, and only the men responsible can fight it off, but can they resist its brainwashing? From the pages of Dark Horse Presents!
Collection of the Week
Sword of Sorcery vol. 1: Amethyst TP, written by Christy Marx
In these tales from SWORD OF SORCERY #0-8, Amethyst, lost princess of Gemworld, is back-and she has powerful enemies hunting her! But what role will John Constantine play in her destiny? Plus, don’t miss tales of Beowulf and Stalker!
More new releases under the cut!