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Five Must-Read Comics This Week – 7/12/2017

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!

 

DARK DAYS THE CASTING #1 - 5 Comics Not To Miss This WeekDARK DAYS THE CASTING #1

The Joker’s surprise attack threatens to lay waste to all of Batman’s carefully laid plans. Will the Dark Knight be able to regain the trust of his closest allies, Green Lantern and Duke, and prevent the forces of darkness from consuming the DC Universe?! Will Hawkman’s warning stop our heroes from peering into the abyss? The great comics event of summer 2017 is on its way, courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV with art by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.!

  • Written by Scott Snyder, James TynionIV
  • Art by Andy Kubert, John Romita, Jim Lee
  • Cover Art by Scott Williams, Jim Lee

From DC Comics

DEFENDERS #3DEFENDERS #3

The Punisher strikes! With the mean streets of Marvel more dangerous than ever what could possibly make Frank Castle turn on his fellow vigilantes? Don’t they all want the same thing? Another dangerous chapter of the hottest new team in all of comics. Brought to you by the same people that gave you Miles Morales and Invincible Iron Man!

  • Written by Brian Michael Bendis
  • Art by David Marquez
  • Cover Art by David Marquez

From Marvel Comics

DREAD GODS #1DREAD GODS #1

Ominous Press launches with the first of three limited series set in a science-fiction/fantasy universe of epic heroes and insidious villains. In DREAD GODS, gods in a fantasy world discover they’re actually monsters in a post-apocalyptic landscape. Acclaimed creators Ron Marz and Tom Raney join with art master Bart Sears to usher in an adventure like no other! Includes a backup tale by Bart Sears, and a wealth of added content.

  • Written by Ron Marz
  • Art by Tom Raney
  • Cover Art by Bart Sears

From IDW Publishing and Ominous Press

CENTIPEDE #1CENTIPEDE #1

Based on the classic Atari game!
When a terrifying creature from beyond the stars attacks his planet, Dale’s journey begins. But he is not out to save his world. It is already too late for that. As the lone survivor, the only thing he wants is revenge!
Writer Max Bemis (Worst X-Man Ever, Foolkiller) and artist Eoin Marron (Sons of Anarchy Redwood Original) bring you a tale of survival and vengeance like you’ve never seen before.

  • Written by Max Bemis
  • Art by Eoin Marron
  • Cover Art by Francesco Francavilla

From Dynamite Entertainment

SPIDER-MEN II #1SPIDER-MEN II #1

THIS IS IT, TRUE BELIEVERS! 
The moment five years in the making is finally here! The first time Peter Parker and Miles Morales met ended with a question – WHO IS THE MILES MORALES OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE?! Now that the Miles you know and love is with Peter in the Marvel Universe, you’re finally going to get that answer to who the OTHER Miles Morales is! And that’s just the tip of the iceberg as Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli bring you the next heart-stopping adventure for both Peter Parker and Miles Morales!

  • Written by Brian Michael Bendis
  • Art by Sara Pichelli
  • Cover Art by Jesus Saiz

From Marvel Comics

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