#NCBD 12/13/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Dec 13, 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 12/13/17, there's definitely something for everyone: Snow time rules in My Little Pony Holiday Special 2017, bad guys are back on defense with the Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-man Volume 1: Into Twilight TP, lasagna is in short supply in the Grumpy Cat/Garfield HC, and more!
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THE FLASH #36
(W) Joshua Williamson, Michael Moreci (A) Howard Porter (CA) Barry Kitson
"A Cold Day in Hell" part one! When one of The Flash's Rogues is murdered inside Iron Heights prison, Barry Allen throws himself deep into the case, still reeling from the turmoil of his personal life! But when the clues begin to reveal an even greater conspiracy at work, The Flash soon discovers Iron Heights' deadliest secret.
MY LITTLE PONY HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2017
(W) James Asmus (A/CA) Brenda Hickey
The New Year is around the corner, and the ponies of Equestria are ready to celebrate in some very silly and unexpected ways! (Except Pinkie Pie. Her celebrations are always silly and unexpected.)
THE WICKED & THE DIVINE CHRISTMAS ANNUAL #1
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Kris Anka & Various (CA) Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson
Jamie said "It's a shame we never saw any of the gods' early funtimes," and Kieron said "Yeah," and then they looked at each other, and then called all their talented friends to do a Christmas album of (mostly) fan service! Inanna and Baal getting it on! Lucifer and Sakhmet getting it on! Dionysus giving Baphomet a lift in a crappy car! And more! This one has it all.
STAR WARS ROGUE ONE GN
(W) Alessandro Ferrari (A) Various (CA) Eric Jones
The Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star's reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she'll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star's plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: Episode IV. The epic scope of Star Wars meets the signature style of Disney animation to deliver an entirely new experience for fans of the blockbuster film.
PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 1: INTO THE TWILIGHT TP
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Adam Kubert & Various (CA) Adam Kubert
Spider-Man is back in his friendly neighborhood! The wall-crawling wonder returns to New York City, going back to basics for big heroics in the Big Apple while taking on threats old and new! A crime ring is tightening around Spidey, and Ironheart could help him zero in on the source - if only she'd stop beating him up. When Spider-Man's old pal, the Human Torch, joins in on the trail of terrifying tech, the web-head and flame-brain will be led to...Wilson Fisk! And they'll find out that the former Kingpin of Crime is still a force to be reckoned with! Plus: What is jolly J. Jonah Jameson up to these days? And Spider-Man's newest ally, the Mason, falls prey to the Vulture! Collecting Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man (2017) #1-6 and material from Free Comic Book Day 2017 (Secret Empire) #1.
ARCHIE CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR #1
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Get ready for a Christmas spectacular featuring some of Archie's most festively fun stories!
GRUMPY CAT/GARFIELD HC
(W) Mark Evanier (A/CA) Steve Uy
It's the inevitable meeting of the sourpusses! Garfield, the reigning cynical cat of newspapers and television crosses paths with Grumpy Cat, the Internet sensation whose scowl endeared herself to the world. Who's the most sarcastic? Well, he likes lasagna and not much else... and she doesn't even like lasagna. Can these two inhabit the same comic book mini-series, let alone the same planet? We'd say it's the cat's meow, but neither of these cats meows.
INVADER ZIM #26
(W/A/CA) Sarah Graley
Special one-shot issue written and illustrated by Sarah Graley (Rick and Morty: Lil' Poopy Superstar, Kim Reaper)! There's a new kid in skool, and his name is GIR...B? GIRB?! That's just GIR with an extra B tacked on the end! But somehow the skoolkids are all fooled-except ZIM of course, he'd recognize his lackey... er, slave... er, servant?... anywhere! And also Dib, because he's the only one who can see through bad human disguises, apparently.
FAITH AND THE FUTURE FORCE TP
(W) Jody Houser (A) Stephen Segovia & Various (CA) Kano
Faith "Zephyr" Herbert - former member of Unity, current Harbinger Renegade, and Los Angeles' #1 superhero - is the universe's last, best chance at survival! Centuries from today, a devious artificial intelligence has unleashed a blistering attack on the very foundations of time...one that is the unwriting history from beginning to end! Now, with her options exhausted, Neela Sethi, Timewalker — the self-appointed protector of what is and will be — has returned to the 21st century to recruit Earth's greatest champions of today and tomorrow to oppose this existential threat...and she needs Faith to lead them! But why Faith? And why now?
Fly to the farthest edges of the future right here in a death-defying race to save time itself as Faith leads the charge alongside Valiant's greatest heroes...and becomes a new legend for the ages! Collecting Faith And The Future Force #1-4.
GRIMM FAIRY TALES 2017 HOLIDAY SPECIAL
(W) Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco
Tis the season to be terrified, as Grimm Fairy Tales returns with another year of holiday horror for the whole family. This issue includes four new bone chilling stories set during the happiest time of the year. Don't miss this issue and continue celebrating the holiday season in the usual Grimm fashion.