#NCBD 1/17/18: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Jan 17, 2018
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 1/17/18, there's definitely something for everyone: Super "friends" reunite in Batman #39, darkness falls over Cybertron in Optimums Prime #15, the Tinkerer is back in Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #299, and more!
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(W) Tom King (A) Joëlle Jones (CA) Mikel Janin
“SUPERFRIENDS" Part 3! Batman and Wonder Woman fight together in an epic battle that will define and then redefine their relationship. What bonds these two pillars of the DCU together? What tears them apart? Find out as Batman continues on his quest for the one thing he's never had, happiness.
OPTIMUS PRIME #15
(W) John Barber (A/CA) Kei Zama
"THE FALLING" Part 1! Darkness falls over Cybertron as the legendary Onyx Prime returns. What does this mean for Optimus Prime-and the Earth? Windblade defends an already tense planet against a secret that could shatter Cybertron forever.
STAR WARS ADVENTURES #6
(W) Delilah Dawson (A/CA) Derek Charm
The biggest new character from The Last Jedi, Rose Tico, makes her Star Wars Adventures debut in this special one-shot story! Rose prefers to solve problems from behind the scenes, but the threat of the First Order has put her front and center. Featuring the big new character from The Last Jedi, Rose Tico!
PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #299
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Adam Kubert, Juan Frigeri (CA) Marcos Martin
“MOST WANTED” Part 3. Tinkerer enlists the aid of his augmented allies to squash Spider-Man once and for all!
STAR WARS #42
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) David Marquez
THE ASHES OF JEDHA" Part 5. The Leviathan is heading for the remains of Jedha, prepared to pick the carcass of the once-holy planet clean. But with Luke Skywalker torn between his allegiance to the Rebellion and pursuing the path of a Jedi, who will lead the charge against the Empire?
STRANGERS IN PARADISE XXV #1
(W/A/CA) Terry Moore
America's favorite couple is back! To celebrate its 25th-Anniversary, the Eisner Award-winning series is back with an all-new story beginning with this #1 issue! Francine and Katchoo are living the dream until they learn a former Parker Girl is in hiding and writing a tell-all book about the wicked empire Darcy Parker built with Katchoo at her side. Determined to stop her, Katchoo enlists the aid of her mercenary sister Tambi and the hunt is on!
SIMPSONS COMICS #242
(W) Ian Boothby (A) Nina Matsumoto, Mike Kazaleh (CA) Jason Ho
Lisa protests Mayor Qumby's decision to close down the local mystery bookstore in order to build a new parking lot, but it's going to take some imagination and a little sleuthing of her own to make the double-dealing civil servant change his mind!
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #23
(W) Kyle Higgins, Ryan Ferrier (A) Jonas Scharf, Bachan (CA) Jamal Campbell
The Rangers discover just how far their new allies are willing to go against Rita, but is it too far?
PACIFIC RIM AFTERMATH #1
(W) Cavan Scott (A/CA) Richard Elson
Prepare to return to the epic universe of Jaegers and Kaiju with Pacific Rim Aftermath, the official comic book prequel to the highly anticipated new film Pacific Rim Uprising starring John Boyega and coming to theaters March 2018. Santa Monica, 2034. In a city that was once the jewel of the west coast, a new world has emerged: one rising up from the ashes of giant robots and giant monsters. In this futuristic aftermath, we will meet a new generation of survivors.
(W/A/CA) Shirow Miwa
Never before revealed adventures of Team RWBY featuring Ruby, Weiss, Blake & Yang before academy and before they were teammates. Plus, a Team JNPR battle featuring a much-younger Jaune! For teen audiences.