Market Monday: November 6th, 2013 New Releases
Book of the Week
Look Straight Ahead by Elaine M. Will
Jeremy Knowles is a 17-year-old outcast who dreams of being a great artist. But when he suffers a severe mental breakdown brought on by bullying and other pressures at school, his future is called into question, as is his very existence. Can he survive the experience through the healing power of art? And just what does it mean to be “crazy,” anyway?
Singles of the Week
Alex & Ada #1, co-written by Sarah Vaughn
From JONATHAN LUNA (GIRLS, THE SWORD, Spider-Woman, ULTRA) and SARAH VAUGHN (Sparkshooter) comes ALEX + ADA, a sci-fi drama set in the near future. The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But when Ada is dropped into his life, will Alex keep her? This will be JONATHAN LUNA’s return to comics after three years off since the end of THE SWORD!
Captain Marvel #17, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, colored by Jordie Bellaire
THE CAROL CORPS ISSUE! THE special oversized issue to end all oversized issues! In the aftermath of Enemy Within, Carol Danvers must rebuild her memories through the eyes of her biggest fan. Find out why this is such a fan-beloved series!
Dynamite Entertainment presents a bold new experiment in graphic storytelling, as the biggest female stars in the worlds of prose, television, gaming and comics gather together to tell thrilling stories from the life of Red Sonja, which combine to make up her greatest adventure yet! This issue includes stories by Bram Stoker Award Winner Nancy A. Collins, and beloved Batman scribe, Devin Grayson, all braided together by an epic framing story told by Red Sonja scribe Gail Simone! This book is designed to appeal not just to fans of Sonja, but also the countless readers of these talented writers! [Also includes art by Carla Speed McNeil]
Shahrazad #1, written by Kim Hutchinson and Kari Castor, colored by Nei Ruffino
A new heroine rises from the legends of the ancient world. Shahrazad was known for her amazing stories of 1001 Arabian Nights, but now it is time to tell her story! She lives a life unlike anything you could imagine. An existence that spans generations as well as genres. In this new ongoing series, Shahrazad stares into the storms on the horizon with determination, but the forces of nature, and of history, are not to be taken lightly!
Collection of the Week
Marvel Firsts Vol. 1: The 1980s, includes work by Mary Jo Duffy, Louise Simonson, and June Brigman,
Roll up your jacket sleeves, and dust off your Rubik’s Cube as Marvel heads back to the eighties! From Alpha Flight to Zabu, heroes old and new grab the spotlight in their own titles in this first classic collection of the decade’s most dazzling debuts! All your favorites are here—including Dominic Fortune, Captain Universe and the New Mutants—plus Marvel’s first “event” miniseries!
Includes SAGA OF CRYSTAR: CRYSTAL WARRIOR #1 and POWER PACK (1984) #1.
More new releases under the cut!