Market Monday: August 14, 2013 New Releases
Subatomic Party Girls #2, art by Erica Henderson
Stranded on the other side of the galaxy after a publicity stunt gone wrong, Cleo, Libby and Vette have just gotten a new gig: A command performance for the mysterious Boss Drixly! What does he want from Beryllium steel, and what is the secret of the Empty Museum? Hold on, Action Agents, this one’s gonna get wild!
Wander: Olive Hopkins and the Ninth Kingdom #3, art by Grace Allison
After storming out of her crappy coffee shop job, perpetual NYU grad student Olive Hopkins decides to throw a massive pity party for herself using the last of her meager savings. She discovers the next morning that not only does she have a massive hangover: she’s somehow been transported into The Ninth Kingdom, a fantasy realm straight out of that section of the Barnes and Noble she always avoided. How’d she get here? How’s she going to get home? Most of all: where can she get a good slice and a pack of Camel Lights? She’s dying here.(#1)
Olive gets to know a little more about one of her companions. Forest ninjas attack our heroes. A bird gets it in the neck.(#3)
Singles of the Week!
Saga #13, art by Fiona Staples
THE SMASH-HIT, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES RETURNS!Now that you’ve read the first two bestselling collections of SAGA, you’re all caught up and ready to jump on the ongoing train with Chapter Thirteen, beginning an all-new monthly sci-fi/fantasy adventure, as Hazel and her parents head to the planet Quietus in search of cult romance novelist D. Oswald Heist.
World’s Finest #15, art by Emanuela Lupacchino
Power Girl and Huntress find that a major player from Apokolips is stuck on Earth just like they are! How will their next move affect Earth 2?
Collection of the Week!
Avengers Assemble vol. 2: Science Bros TP, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Two scientists, two giant egos. One wears a tank - one is a tank. Tony Stark and Bruce Banner are science bros! And when a fellow big-brain goes missing, the two heroes take bets who can find him first! It’s Amazing Race, Avengers-style, as Iron Man and Hulk embark on a global manhunt with the ultimate prize at stake: bragging rights! But what happens when a 20-million-year-old evolutionary catalyst infects the Hulk? The Avengers must find the missing scientist before he and his Order of the Dragon unleash his bacteria on the entire world! Then: The Black Widow’s sins have resurfaced! Widow, Spider-Woman and Hawkeye travel to Siberia to search for a missing girl with ties to an old Soviet assassination. But the truth behind the girl’s disappearance may be more than the Avengers are prepared to handle! Plus: a major turning point in the life of the android Avenger known as the Vision! Collecting AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #9-13 and ANNUAL #1.
More new releases under the cut!