Market Monday: New Releases January 29, 2014
Book of the Week
For the first time ever! The DEFINITIVE retrospective of Ramona Fradon’s career is presented in The Art of Ramona Fradon. The Art of Ramona Fradon is a hardcover book that highlights the magnificent career of the artistic legend, plus never-before-seen sketches.
Interviewed by legendary creator Howard Chaykin, Fradon talks about her artistic career, accomplishments and creations from her the early days at DC in the 1950’s to her later work on Marvel’s The Cat and Fantastic Four and DC’s Plastic Man, Freedom Fighters, Super Friends and more! Featuring a forward by Walt Simonson!
Singles of the Week
Bravest Warriors 2014 Annual, stories by Kate Leth, Monica Ray, and Sloane Leong, covers by Carrie Hankins and Jennifer Jeong
WHY WE LOVE IT: Because Catbug. Everything is Catbug.
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: This is first time we’ve let loose a bunch of creators to make the BRAVEST WARRIORS comic book universe their own. And, obviously, you love Catbug. Everyone loves Catbug.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: It’s a Catbug special!! All new original short stories starring your favorite Catbug! Join Catbug and his friends, the Bravest Warriors, as they fight new enemies and embrace talking about feelings with this crazy collection of shorts!
Have a preview right here!
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1, colored by Laura Martin
Malcolm Reynolds’s crew shook the ‘verse to its core when they laid bare the crimes against humanity undertaken by their sinister government-the Alliance. Always outlaws, Mal, a very pregnant Zoe, new pilot River Tam, and the other surviving crew members are in greater danger than ever. Meanwhile, everyone is asking the same question …
Star Trek #29, art by Yasmin Liang, cover by Cat Staggs
The all-new Five Year Mission of the Enterprise continues as Captain Jane Tiberius Kirk and her crew encounter a never-before-seen enemy in deep space! Wait… Jane Kirk? What’s going on?! All will be revealed in the first chapter of this new two-part story overseen by STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!
Collection of the Week
Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2: Angela TP, art by Sara Pichelli
Spinning out of the dramatic conclusion of AGE OF ULTRON, dimensions collide and Heaven’s most fearsome Angel arrives - and comes straight for the Guardians! Gamora, one of the galaxy’s greatest warriors, holds a deadly secret that could bring down the entire team. And when Gamora battles Angela, the entire universe hangs in the balance! Then, the galaxy’s most mismatched heroes find themselves at a crossroads when the effects of INFINITY begin to rise. Can even the mysterious Angela’s power help combat the fallout from Thanos’ master plan? And what will it take for Star-Lord to betray the entire Marvel Universe? The biggest blockbuster hit of the year continues as critically acclaimed artists Sara Pichelli and Francesco Francavilla climb aboard, and comics legend Neil Gaiman joins the team in this one-of-a-kind comic book event! Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2013) #4-8.