With all that’s going on in the world, I totally forgot to offer up my 2016 BEST GNs list. For those that are interested, here it is:
10. MOON COP by Tom Gauld (Drawn & Quarterly)
9. COSPLAYERS by Dash Shaw (Fantagraphics)
8. DARK NIGHT: A TRUE BATMAN STORY by Paul Dini & Eduardo Risso (DC/Vertigo)
7. PATIENCE by Dan Clowes (Fantagraphics)
6. DEMON Book One by Jason Shiga (First Second)
5. LONGEST DAY OF THE FUTURE by Lucas Varela (Fantagraphics)
4. 5000 KM A SECOND by Manuele Fior (Fantagraphics)
3. TALK DIRTY TO ME by Luke Howard (AdHouse Books)
2. OMEGA MEN by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda & more (DC)
1. LOVE ADDICT: CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL DATER by Koren Shadmi (Top Shelf)
LAST CALL! Subscribers: these debuting titles are scheduled to ship . If you want anything added to your sub list, please tell us by close of business on Monday 1/16, as our orders lock. We base the quantity we order on interest from subscribers, so the more info you can give us up front, the better.
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (DC) really looking forward to this one: Batman recruits Black Canary, Vixen, The Ray, Killer Frost, The Atom (Ryan Choi!) and Lobo into a grittier team with a new mission. By Rising superstar Steve Orlando and well established superstar Ivan Reis!
ANIMAL NOIR (IDW) “Chinatown meets Animal Farm”. As far as high concept pitches go, that’s pretty excellent. I hope it’s good!
COSMIC SCOUNDRELS (IDW) Andy Suriano is a household name to animation geeks, known for his work on Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars and more. Gonzo space adventure!
OLD GUARD (Image) Greg Rucka. Leandro Fernandez. Immortal soldiers from the ages looking for the right fight in today’s world.
SUN BAKERY (Image) Corey Lewis’ cult indy hit finds new life at Image! The first few issues will be reprinting the stuff that’s already been around, a la Andrew McLean’s Headlopper.
CHAMPIONS #1.MU (Marvel) As with all the other Monsters Unleashed tie-ins, we will be ordering pretty tightly on this. Telling us you want it up front will be the only way to guarantee you get one.
ELEKTRA (Marvel) Now in the Netflix costume, by creators I’m not familiar with!
QUANTUM TEENS ARE GO (Black Mask) Richmond expat and Trans awareness advocate Mags Visaggio made a splash with last year’s Kim & Kim… here is her follow-up!
SHIPPING: Here’s what’s coming into stores . Time sure is speeding up:
ADVENTURE TIME #61 3.99
ALL NEW X-MEN #1.MU
ALL NEW X-MEN #18 IVX
ASSASSIN’S CREED UPRISING #1 3.99
ASSIGNMENT #2 (OF 3) 5.99
BACK TO THE FUTURE #16
BALTIMORE THE RED KINGDOM #1 3.
BATMAN DETECTIVE TP VOL 01 RISE OF THE BATMEN 16.99 One of the very best DC Rebirth books features Batman and Batwoman co-leading a team of Gotham teens and misfits in the fight against evil! Great stuff.
BERSERK TP VOL 04
BIG TROUBLE LITTLE CHINA ESCAPE NEW YORK #5 3.99
BLOOD BLISTER #1
3.99 Once upon a time Phil Hester was poised to become the next big writer in comics, but then an illness took him out of the game for a while. In this new ongoing, an arrogant, amoral man’s moral compass manifests on his perfect physical frame, and shenanigans ensue.
BULLSEYE #1 (OF 5)
4.99 Part of the semi-contained universe of Daredevil-ish (Daredevilly?) comics launching presently. Ed Brisson is a good crime writer, so I have some hopes invested here.
CHESTER 5000 HC BOOK 02
COLOR YOUR OWN WOLVERINE TP
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #22
DEADLY CLASS #26
DEADPOOL #26 JUSKO CORNER BOX VAR PI
DEADPOOL AND MERCS FOR MONEY #8 IVX 3.99
DEATH OF HAWKMAN #5 (OF 6)
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR TWO #14 3.99
ELECTRIC SUBLIME #4 (OF 4)
EVERAFTER FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES #6 3.99
FAITH (ONGOING) #8 3.
FALL AND RISE OF CAPTAIN ATOM #2 (OF 6) 2.99
FARMER NED’S COMICS BARN GN JABLONSKI COLLECTION 30.00
FLASH GORDON KINGS CROSS #4 (OF 5) 3.99
FUKUFUKU KITTEN TALES GN VOL 01 10.95
GHOSTBUSTERS ANNUAL 2017
GIANT DAYS #23
GOLDIE VANCE #9
GREEN ARROW #16
GREEN HORNET REIGN OF DEMON #3 (OF 4) 3.99
GREEN LANTERNS #16
HARLEY QUINN #13
HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS TP 16.99
INJUSTICE GROUND ZERO #5
JEM & THE HOLOGRAMS ANNUAL 2017 7.99
JEM MISFITS #2
JIM THOMPSON KILLER INSIDE ME #5 (OF 5) 3.99
JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS #4 3.99
JUNJI ITO’S DISSOLVING CLASSROOM GN 12.95 One of the undisputed heavyweight champions of horror! Newly in print!
JUSTICE LEAGUE #14
LOVE IS LOVE GN
MARVEL GUARDIANS OF GALAXY VOL 2 PRELUDE #2 (OF 2) 2.99
MARVEL PREVIEWS #
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ULTRON REVOLUTION #8 2.99
MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO #5 (OF 6) 3.99
MONSTERS UNLEASHED #2 (OF 5) 4.
MOON KNIGHT #11
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #50 5.99
OLD MAN LOGAN #17
PAPER GIRLS #11
2.99 Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s nutzo time travel sci-fi girl empowerment series returns to confuse and delight us all!
PLANET OF APES: GREEN LANTERN #1 3.99 I really, really hope G’Nort shows up in this one.
PLANETOID PRAXIS #1 (OF 6) 3.99
PREVIEWS #341 FEBRUARY 2017 3.99
ROBIN SON OF BATMAN TP VOL 02 DAWN OF THE DEMONS 16.99
SCOOBY APOCALYPSE TP VOL 01
SHADE THE CHANGING GIRL #5 3.99
SHERIFF OF BABYLON TP VOL 02 POW POW POW 16.99
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #20
STAR WARS #28
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #1 (OF 5) 4.99 Things haven’t been the same on Dathomir since an intergalactic big box retailer moved in and drove out all the small businesses. In this touching David & Goliath-style tale of redemption and forgotten love, Darth Maul has to figure out what’s REALLY important… and the answer might just warm your heart.
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #1 (OF 5) ALBUQUERQUE VAR PI
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #1 (OF 5) ANIMATION VAR PI
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #1 (OF 5) MOVIE VAR PI
STARGATE ATLANTIS GATEWAYS #2 3.99
SUPER POWERS #4 (OF 6)
TRANSFORMERS LOST LIGHT #2
UNCLE SCROOGE #23
UNSTOPPABLE WASP #2
VAMPIRELLA #0 0.
WALKING DEAD #163
WILL EISNER SPIRIT CORPSE MAKERS #1 (OF 5) 3.99 Francisco Francavilla is writing and drawing this! He’s great!
WIND IN THE WILLOWS HC ILLUS DAVID PETERSEN DM EXC 24.99
ZONZO HC 14.99
That’s it for now, see you soon!PKG/VC