Market Monday: March 20, 2013
Featured Book of the Week:
When David Lost His Voice HC by Judith Vanistendael
David has terminal cancer. His wife becomes progressively consumed by the looming shadow of death while his daughters struggle to be as helpful as possible. Meanwhile, David soldiers on, not wanting the tumor to rob him of everything, including the chance to see his granddaughter grow up. Vanistendael’s extraordinary art and sensitive text provide a powerful portrayal of a family preparing for life after unimaginable loss.
Firsts this Week:
Christy Marx’s first issue!
Birds of Prey #18, written by Christy Marx, cover by Emanuela Lupacchino
Mr. Freeze is out of Arkham Asylum and looking for revenge on the Court of Owls! His first target? The newest member of the Birds team, Strix! And if that wasn’t enough trouble for the girls, this issue introduces The Daughters of the Dawn who are abducting people with super powers…starting with a certain prisoner at Belle Reve!
First of a new series!
Star Wars: Legacy II - Prisoner of the Floating World #1, co-written by Corinna Bechko, colored by Rachelle Rosenberg
Despite her famous heritage, Ania Solo is just a girl trying to make her way in a galaxy gone bad. But it all gets worse when she comes into possession of a lightsaber and an Imperial communications droid - and discovers she has been targeted for death!
Collection of the Week:
Doctor Who: The Forgotten HC, art by Pia Guerra
DOCTOR WHO: THE FORGOTTEN presented in an oversized hard cover collection! Stranded in a strange museum that’s dedicated to him, and with The TARDIS lost, The Doctor and Martha Jones must make sense of their surroundings, hindered by one small fact-The Doctor has lost the memories of every one of his previous incarnations! With items relevant to each Doctor in their possession, The Doctor and Martha must try to use them to regain total recall before it’s too late.
More of this week’s releases under the cut!