Staff Picks 8/30/17


The Old Guard vol 1: As always, the new Greg Rucka image title is just fantastic comic. It's well paced, gorgeous and well-suited art, and a kick ass cast of character. I read this one in singles and sometimes the wait between the issues had me nearly out of my seat.

Crosswind #3: Juniper and Cason made it through their first challenge post-bodyswap. I've been loving this series and it is a must read for fans of Gail Simone.


Return of the Dapper Men: Welcome to Anorev, a land where time has no meaning. Robots work and children play, but the play is no fun and the work is no use. A curious boy named Ayden and his robot friend Zoe know that something's missing, but they can't imagine what it might be... until 314 identical men in green bowler hats fall from the sky. At last, our heroes have a chance to discover what happened to their world, what might start the clocks back up again, and what tomorrow really means. Blending clockwork whimsy with majestic art-nouveau visuals, Jim McCann and Janet Lee present a hand-crafted fairy tale that feels both familiar and entirely new in this prestige reprinting!

The Old Guard vol 1: Collecting the critically acclaimed miniseries by GREG RUCKA and LEANDRO FERNANDEZ. Old soldiers never die...and some of them don't even fade away. Cursed with immortality, Andromache of Scythia and her comrades-in-arms ply their trade for those who can find-and afford-their services. But in the 21st century, being immortal is a difficult secret to keep, and when you live long enough, you learn that there are many fates far worse than death.


Black Magic #7: "AWAKENINGS II," Part One. The Holy has been desecrated, the Hammer is closing in, and the Dunridge case hits a that only reinforces Morgan's growing suspicion that the killer he and Rowan are seeking may be none other than Rowan herself.

Crosswind #3: The acclaimed thriller from writer GAIL SIMONE and artist CAT STAGGS continues! Slick Chicago hitman Cason Bennett and downtrodden Seattle housewife Juniper Blue have somehow switched bodies, while a remorseless killer hunts them both, leaving a trail of corpses in his wake. What happens when he catches up with the two targets, both out of their element and out of time?

Spider-Gwen #23: "Predators" Part 5! GWEN! WOLVERINE! HARRY OSBORN! MADRIPOOR! Plus, Hannah Blumenreich steps in for a guest story starring THE MARY JANES!

Supergirl Annual #1: "EMERALD ERADICATION" part two! With her powers out of control, Emerald Empress takes the upper hand over Supergirl! These deadly tactical strikes will rattle the Girl of Steel to the core!

Tales From the Toy Box: Generations: Hawkeye & Hawkeye #1, Go Go Power Rangers #2, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Adult Coloring Book, Star Wars #35, and Wonder Woman #25


Copperhead tp 3: continuation of the story of a single mom now sheriff of a border town. wild west meets sci fi, if ou like firefly the tv show, youll enjoyy this.

Saga #46: a space opera of epic proportions with a constantly shifting and colorful cast as visually pleaseing as the characters are gripping.