Staff Picks 2/14/18

Wyn

Bingo Love: Two women meet at a church bingo night and it's love at first sight! But their families and circumstance force them apart until the meet again, 50 years later! This book is just a delight to read and definitely made me cry.

Shade the Changing Girl Wonder Woman Special #1: "Milk Wars Part Three" This crossover has been more than wack! Doom Patrol and the JLA fight to stop Earth Prime from being gentrified and sold off to the highest bidder in this very Morrison-esque event.

Ryan

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #42:  Searching for answers about a mysterious voicemail from her late husband, Ned Leeds, Betty Brant finds herself in the midst of a mafia conspiracy that stretches back decades!   Convinced that Ned is alive and trying to help her solve the case, Betty enlists the help of the Amazing Spider-Man to get to the truth... and the ENFORCERS want a word with both of 'em!   Also includes a short Spidey story by Broadway playwright David Hein (Come From Away)! 

Flash #40:  "PERFECT STORM" part two! Gorilla Grodd is after Central City's Speed Force, and The Flash is on the run! But the one thing Barry Allen can't outrun is the truth...and his nemesis knows a terrible secret about the Fastest Man Alive. 

Xena #1(of 5):  The path to redemption is never easy, and the journey of a warrior princess seeking to wash the blood of innocents from her hands is no exception.   Xena travels to Athens, to plead for redemption in the temple of Eleos. But some things can never be forgiven and the shadows of past sins are long.  Will Xena find redemption or betrayal waiting for her in the temple of the gods?  The power, the passion, the danger... her courage would change the world.  Xena:  Warrior Princess.   

Avali

STAR WARS THRAWN #1 - based on the best selling 2017 novel by Timothy Zahn, Star Wars: Thrawn explores the rise to power of one of Star Wars' most infamous and beloved villains: Grand Admiral Thrawn.

STAR WARS THRAWN #1 - also he's really cool

STAR WARS THRAWN #1 - he's been cool for the last 20+ years accept it already

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STAR WARS POE DAMERON #24 - Lor San Tekka gets captured again because this just keeps happening to him and Poe's going to have to keep saving on him. Heroism at its finest, folks.

(Wyn Note: We get it Avali, you're hyped about Thrawn. :P )

Kay

STAR WARS THRAWN #1 (OF 6) - One of the most cunning and ruthless minds in all of the Star Wars, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with his own six-issue miniseries! Written by Jody Houser (ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION) and drawn by Luke Ross (STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION), follow the comic adaptation of Timothy Zahn's New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn's rise in the Imperial ranks, on his way to becoming one of the most feared military tacticians in the galaxy far, far away.!

STAR WARS DARTH VADER #11 - An expensive bounty has been put on Vader's head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord's place in the Empire?

STAR WARS ADVENTURES TP VOL 02 - Travel to a galaxy far, far away in this collection of Star Wars comic book tales! FN-2187 turns a bad day and troublesome pest into praise from Captain Phasma. Luke and Leia undertake a high-stakes, two-part undercover mission on Tibrin with explosive results. Plus more stories with K-2SO, Cassian, Emil, CR-8R, and the rebels vs. the Empire expand the world of Star Wars into new territory for a new generation of fans. Collects Issues #3-5.