October 30, 2018

BEST COMICS OF THE WEEK: Arriving October 31

NEW COMIC WEDNESDAY at Captain Blue Hen

We think these are the Best Comics of the Week: Arriving October 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.
  • Click on a cover for a full description from Diamond’s PreviewsWorld site.

BEST COMICS OF THE WEEK: Arriving October 31BEST COMICS OF THE WEEK: Arriving October 31

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

AVENGERS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1
MARVEL COMICS
Writers: Gerry Duggan, More
Artists: Laura Braga, Luca Pizzari, Robert Quinn

TRICK OR TREAT, TRUE BELIEVERS!
Spooky stories starring the Avengers, the X-Men, and Doctor Doom!

Epic thrills and ghastly horror awaits in these all-new twisted tales! Spanning the breadth of the Marvel Universe, through the macabre lens of a murderer’s row of writers and artists assembled here, see your favorite heroes and villains as you’ve never seen them before!

Also including the Marvel Comics writing debut of Jay Baruchel (This is the End; Goon)!

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BATMAN SECRET FILES #1 FOIL
DC COMICS
Writers: Tom King, Jodie Bellaire, Ram V., Cheryl Lynn Eaton, Tom Taylor
Artists: Jorge Fornes, Elena Casagrande, Brad Walker

Delve into Batman’s case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics’ most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow’s fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that  teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp.

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JESSICA JONES GN BLIND SPOT
MARVEL COMICS
Writer: Kelly Thompson
Artist: Mattia De Iulis

Jessica has just faced her greatest fears – her most dangerous enemy – and won! Surely everything is smooth sailing from here? Nope! Instead she finds a corpse in her office – the body of a woman who came to Jessica for help years ago with a case Jessica failed to solve. And now she’s being framed for the woman’s murder! As Jessica reopens her investigation in hopes of bringing Dia Sloane’s killer to justice, she finds herself caught in the web of a serial killer intent on murdering women with powers. Can Jessica figure out how all the pieces connect before the killer claims their next victim? The Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange, is not being helpful – shocker. But how is monster hunter extraordinaire Elsa Bloodstone tied up in this whole mess?

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STRANGER THINGS #2
DARK HORSE COMICS
Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Stefano Martino

Stuck in the mysterious Upside Down, Will Byers is cold, scared and starving. He uses his last bullet to temporarily drive away the Demogorgon. Drawing on lessons learned from D&D, Will hunts for food and supplies to prepare for whatever lies ahead. After discovering he can affect the lights in his family home, brief excitement turns to terror when he realizes he isn’t the only one that wants to break through to the other side.

Written by award-winning comics veteran Jody Houser (Faith, Orphan Black, Mother Panic).
Based on Will’s unseen journey during season 1 of hit Netflix show Stranger Things.

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