Tuesday, May 27, 2008

In Stores 5/29

This week, comics ship to comic shops on Thursday, and what a week it is! Dozens of things I've been waiting for months to come out have finally arrived, including the much-delayed Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1 and the final issue of Gilbert Hernandez's Speak of the Devil. That's not to mention all of the crazy collections like Skyscrapers of the Midwest! I could easily go broke this week. Anyways, here are the highlights...
Pick of the Week
What It Is HC - Lynda Barry is hands-down one of the best creators in the biz, so it's certainly call for celebration that she is releasing some new material, even if I know next to nothing about it. I did hear that her Ernie Pook's Comeek strips are getting a nice collected treatment pretty soon too, which will be nice.
Other Noteworthy Releases
All-Star Superman #11
The Comics Journal #290
Excalibur Classic (Volume 5)
.....TP - Yay!!!
Final Crisis #1 (of 7)
Firebreather #1
Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1
Immortal Iron Fist (Volume 2): Cities of Heaven HC
Jack Kirby's O.M.A.C.: One Man Army Corps HC
John Byrne's Compleat Next Men (Volume 1) TP
Judenhaas GN - New Dave Sim OGN
Justice (Volume 1) TP
King-Size Hulk #1
La Perdida TP
Marvel 1985 #1 (of 6)
Savage Sword of Conan (Volume 3) TP
Skyscrapers of the Midwest HC
Speak of the Devil #6 (of 6)
Superman: World of Krypton TP

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