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Five Must-Read Comics This Week – 5/3/2017

The dedicated and hard-working comic fans here at Word of the Nerd have sorted through this week’s new releases to bring you in no particular order, 5 comics that you simply must read this week!

 

PREDATOR HUNTERS #1PREDATOR HUNTERS #1

Space aliens have been coming to Earth for centuries-but not with any message of brotherhood or peace. They’re here to hunt the toughest, most dangerous humans they can find. Only now their former prey have teamed up against them. Predators, watch your backs! Covers feature special metallic ink!

  • Written by Chris Warner
  • Art by Francisco Ruiz Velasco
  • Cover Art by Doug Wheatley

From Dark Horse Comics 

BANE CONQUEST #1BANE CONQUEST #1

The co-creators of Bane make a triumphant return to the character, with a twelve-issue series that will push him to the limit! Bane is seeking to create a global criminal empire with the help of his original gang, Bird, Trogg, and Zombie. The Man Who Broke The Bat moves beyond Gotham to find new cities to conquer and new enemies to crush. He won’t stop until he stands at the top of the world of crime! For Bane, it’s all about CONQUEST.

  • Written by Chuck Dixon
  • Art by Graham Nolan
  • Cover Art by Graham Nolan

From DC Comics

JEAN GREY #1JEAN GREY #1

When a teenage JEAN GREY traveled through time and arrived in the present, she learned the terrible fate that befell her predecessor: Possessed by a cosmic entity called the Phoenix, Jean was trapped in an endless cycle of life and death. Determined to escape that future, Jean set out to write her own destiny. But now, she’s visited by a premonition that the Phoenix is coming for her…and in this new ongoing series by DENNIS HOPELESS (ALL-NEW X-MEN, SPIDER-WOMAN, X-MEN: SEASON ONE) and VICTOR IBANEZ (EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN, STORM), she’s going to fight tooth and nail to escape becoming its next victim!

  • Written by Dennis Hopeless
  • Art by Victor Ibanez
  • Cover Art by David Yardin

From Marvel Comics

PESTILENCE #1PESTILENCE #1

NEW SERIES! It’s the late 14th Century, and a Great Pestilence-the “Black Death”- is sweeping across Europe, killing over 100 million people. BUT, what if history as we know it was a lie? What if, in reality, this was no straightforward plague, but the FIRST non-recorded Zombie Infestation of man? Ex-Crusader Roderick Helms and his fellow “black ops” agents the Church, Fiat Lux, must seek out the cause of this undead outbreak and vanquish it before mankind ceases to exist! Written by the master of violence, gore, and mayhem, Frank Tieri (Marvel vs Capcom, Wolverine, Deadpool), with spectacular art from Disney illustrator, Oleg Okunev, and covers by Eisner Award-nominated artist Tim Bradstreet (The Punisher, Hellblzer)!

  • Written by Frank Tieri
  • Art by Oleg Okunev
  • Cover Art by Tim Bradstreet

From AfterShock Comics

YOUNGBLOOD #1YOUNGBLOOD #1

“YOUNGBLOOD REBORN,” Part One
DEBUT ANNIVERSARY ISSUE! 25 years ago, YOUNGBLOOD launched the Image Revolution and turned the comics world on its head! Now the original blockbuster hit series returns with an all-new cast and a brand-new mission!  When a young hero goes missing, his friend’s search for answers leads to some unexpected allies. Together, they’ll do whatever it takes to find him…even if it means resurrecting the world’s most infamous super-team.  Gear up, strap in, and get ready to rediscover comics’ most extreme universe with creators CHAD BOWERS (X-Men ’92, Deadpool: Bad Blood) and newcomer JIM TOWE!

  • Written by Chad Bowers
  • Art by Jim Towe
  • Cover Art by Rob Liefeld

From Image Comics

 

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