January 30, 2018

BEST COMICS OF THE WEEK: Arriving January 31

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We think these are the Best Comics of the Week: Arriving January 31!

  • See the text LIST of everything this week on the ‘New Comics Arriving Wednesday’ blog.
  • Look at the NEW COMICS page for a cover gallery of all the items arriving this week.
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Best Comics of the Week: Arriving January 31

Best Comics of the Week: Arriving January 31 – FEATURING: 

DARK NIGHTS METAL #5
DC COMICS
Writer: Scott Snyder
Artists: Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion

The Justice League faces the final extinguishing of our world, invaded on all sides by unimaginable nightmares, fueled on to the edge of oblivion only by the belief that there must be a light in the endless darkness-somewhere. But…what if there’s not?  FOIL-STAMPED, EMBOSSED COVER

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HUNGRY GHOSTS #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
Writers: Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose
Artists: Alberto Ponticelli, Vanesa Del Ray

On a dark, haunted night, a Russian oligarch dares a circle of international chefs to play the samurai game of 100 Candles-where each storyteller spins a terrifying tale of ghosts, demons and unspeakable beings-and prays to survive the challenge. Inspired by the Japanese Edo period game of Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai, Hungry Ghosts reimagines the classic stories of yokai, yorei, and obake, all tainted with the common thread of food. First course: With bad consequence, a ramen chef refuses to help a beggar, and a band of pirates get more (and less) than they were bargaining for after their encounter with a drowning woman turns ghastly. Hungry Ghosts is cooked up by the infamous author and chef, Anthony Bourdain (Kitchen Confidential, Emmy-Award winning TV star of Parts Unknown) and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose (Kill, Kill, Faster, Faster, back again from their New York Times #1 best seller, Get Jiro!). Joining them this issue are stellar artists Alberto Ponticelli and Vanesa Del Rey, with amazing color by Jose Villarrubia, and a drop-dead cover by Paul Pope.

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SILENCER #1
DC COMICS
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artists: Sandra Hope, John Romita

“CODE OF HONOR” part one! She’s one of the DC Universe’s deadliest assassins…and you’ve never heard of her. Super-strong, highly trained, armed with devastating and stealthy meta-human abilities, the Silencer is virtually invincible. Or at least she was. After decades as Leviathan’s chief assassin, Honor Guest put in her time and managed to get out with her skin intact. Now she lives a normal life with a normal family in a normal house on a normal street. But the past has come back to haunt her in the form of her old employer and a deadly new mission…and Talia Al Ghul won’t take no for an answer.

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