#NCBD 1/4/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Jan 04, 2017
Free Comic Book Day was founded on the belief that there's a comic book perfect for everyone out there! Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) in comic book shops, where new comics release hit the shelves of comic book shops for eager fans to pick up and purchase.
We've highlighted ten comics that are perfect recommendations for anyone looking to get into comics!
In this week's list, for books coming out 1/4/16, there's definitely something for everyone. From the cartoon phenomenon Adventure Time, to the internet's favorite star Grumpy Cat, to celebrating the anniversary of the Disney Parks, and bringing the popular Pokemon Black 2 & White 2 to comics. What are you excited to pick up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!
STEAM WARS BOUNTY HUNTERS HELL FOR HIRE
(W/A) David Hutchison
Pursued by the Hegemonic Crux's mounted cavalry, a desperate rebel noble heads for cover in the Dead Forest. The troopers believe they have the target at their mercy, but the predators will soon become prey themselves to the hairy horrors of the woods!
ADVENTURE TIME #60
(W) Christopher Hastings
(A) Ian McGinty
(CA) Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb
Finn gets into the dungeon-making scene and meets fellow dungeon masters, some of whom are villains from Finn's past!
GRUMPY CAT: THE GRUMPUS
(W) Ben McCool, Elliot Serrano, Royal McGraw, Ben Fisher, Derek Fridolfs, Ilias Kyriazis
(A) Steve Uy, Ken Haeser, Michelle Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Ilias Kyriazis
(CA) Agnes Garbowska
The World's Grumpiest Cat - and the world's most adorable internet sensation - continues to delight fans of all ages with her comic book misadventures (although she's actually quite disappointed to delight anyone, of course)! Whether she gets drawn into her fun-loving brother Pokey's games of hide-and-seek, spends her afternoon daydreaming of a world without humans, or unleashes a genie from the bottle to answer her every malcontent whim, Grumpy Cat's escapades are guaranteed to make you smile... even if she's scowling!
RISE OF THE BLACK FLAME #5 (OF 5)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
(A) Christopher Mitten
(CA) Laurence Campbell
The heroes' search finally ends at the temple of the Black Flame cult, but they don't arrive in time to stop what they find there.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE ATOM REBIRTH #1
(W) Steve Orlando
(A) Andy MacDonald
(CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD! Meet Ryan Choi, prodigious theoretical physics student with severe allergies and crippling social anxiety. But little does young Ryan know, his first day at Ivy University marks the start of an epic journey into the very heart of the DC Universe! One shot RATED T.
BOX OFFICE POISON COLOR COMICS #1
(W/A/CA) Alex Robinson
The story of Sherman, Dorothy, Ed, Stephen, Jane, and Mr. Flavor as you've never seen it before: IN FULL COLOR! Alex Robinson's masterpiece of dreary jobs, comic books, love, sex, messy apartments, girlfriends (and the lack thereof), undisclosed pasts, and crusty old professionals remains one of the most delightful and whimsical comic stories-and with colorist Pat N. Lewis' fantastic color work, BOP is ready to return to comic stands!
- Winner of the Eisner Award for Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, the International Comics Festival Award for Best Debut Graphic Novel (Angouleme, France), and voted by Wizard Magazine as the best indy graphic novel of all time.
- "A salute to comics, an exploration of the human condition, and a solid, absorbing, and riotously snide tale about at least half of the things that make life important." - Tasha Robinson, The AV Club
- Each issue will be presented in color for the very first time!
DONALD & MICKEY MAGIC KINGDOM COLLECTION
(W) Carl Barks, Giorgio Cavazzano, Victor "Vicar" Arriagada Rios
(A) Carl Barks, Giorgio Cavazzano, Victor "Vicar" Arriagada Rios
(CA) Massimo Fecchi
Sixty years of Disney Parks-who knew? Now IDW is celebrating with decades of Disney's classic Park-themed adventure comics! Carl Barks' Scrooge McDuck and Donald travel from the Mark Twain Riverboat to the top of the Matterhorn... then Mickey investigates the strange disappearance of the Country Bear Jamboree. And is that the real Pegleg Pete standing in for the Cast Member who plays him? "Oh, for gosh sakes!"
(W) Matt Hawkins, Bryan Hill
(A) Atilio Rojo
(CA) Rahsan Ekedal
Top Cow combines three of its most provocative titles (THINK TANK, THE TITHE, POSTAL) in an unflinching fable of revenge and consequence. FBI Agent James Miller (THE TITHE) follows a sociopath into the off-the-grid town of Eden, Wyoming, on a personal mission of vengeance. The price of this vigilante justice will be paid in blood, and both Eden and James Miller will never be the same. Collects EDEN'S FALL #1-3, THINK TANK #1, POSTAL #1, THE TITHE #1.
UNSTOPPABLE WASP #1 NOW
(W) Jeremy Whitley
(A/CA) Elsa Charretier
Girl. Genius. Hero. Unstoppable.
Nadia spent the entire first half of her life a captive of The Red Room, but now this teenage super-scientist is on her own for the first time, and she's ready to spread her wings! Hank Pym's daughter has a lot of time to make up for and she's determined to change the world. You know, if she can get her U.S. citizenship first. Guest-starring Ms. Marvel and Mockingbird!
POKEMON ADVENTURES BLACK 2 & WHITE 2 VOL. 1
VIZ MEDIA LLC
(W) Hidenori Kusaka
(A/CA) Satoshi Yamamoto
Colress, the new leader of Team Plasma, is attacking the Unova region. His machines control Pokémon, wielding their powers for evil instead of good. Fortunately, a way to jam the signals is stored on a memory card. But who has the card...? A girl at the Pokémon Trainers' School! Maybe that's why our hero is such a flirt-he's just doing his job gathering intel. But he'd better stop playing the field and find that card fast before someone beats him to it! For all ages.
All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit Comicshoplocator.com!