Market Monday: July 3rd, 2013 New Releases
I’m back! Still unpacking and getting settled in to my new apartment, but I figured no more excuses! I’m getting back in the blogging game with my Monday tradition. And it’s a good week too, because Comixology is finally offering digital subscriptions— time to build your digital pull lists!
On to the new releases:
Book of the Week
Uglydolls: Going Places GN, co-written by Sun-Min Kim
For the first time ever, the Uglydolls star in their own comic book adventures, and you’re invited! Join the Uglys as they rocket into space, travel back in time and sail the seven seas or at least one of them. Plus, J.Otto Seibold, Eisner award-winning artist James Kochalka, and Mike LM Kelly lend their Ugly talents and storytelling. You don’t need a passport or driver’s license to ride this ride, but please bring cookies!
Firsts of the Week
Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow’s Avengers #1, includes art by Ming Doyle
Leaping off the pages of the biggest comic of the year comes stories about the biggest heroes in the Marvel universe! Find out who the Guardians are - and why they’re worthy of guarding the galaxy. Featuring: Rocket Raccoon, Drax, Gamora & Groot!
What If…? AvX #1 colored by Rachelle Rosenberg
The biggest event of 2012 is now the biggest miniseries of 2013!• We all know what happened to the Avengers and the X-Men… but what if the story had gone differently? The one and only Jimmy Palmiotti brings his signature style to a mind-blowing reinterpretation of a key event in the history of the Marvel Universe. Featuring Magneto, Hope, and every Avenger and X-Man you can imagine!
Collection of the Week
Star Trek vol. 5 TPB, art by Claudia Balboni
Find out how Doctor Leonard “Bones” McCoy found himself on a shuttle to Starfleet Academy with James T. Kirk! Learn new secrets about Uhura’s past and witness her first meeting with Spock! Discover what led young Montgomery Scott to devote himself to engineering. And, witness Sulu’s and Chekov’s first meeting at Starfleet Academy, and learn how their paths intertwined all the way to the bridge of the Enterprise! All overseen by Star Trek writer/producer Roberto Orci.
More new releases under the cut!