Five Must-Read Comics This Week – 3/21/2018
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, five comics that you simply must read this week!
MIGHTY THOR #705
THE DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR Part 6
The epic showdown years in the making finally explodes across the heavens. Thor battles the unstoppable Mangog, with the fate of all Asgardia hanging in the balance. Is Thor willing to pay the ultimate price in order to save the gods? The tragic and heroic story of Jane Foster finally reaches its heart-rending zenith. You knew it was coming. The Death of Thor is here at last.
- Written by Jason Aaron
- Art by Russell Dauterman
- Cover Art by Artgerm
From Marvel Comics
FUTURE QUEST PRESENTS #8
An alien threatens to pressure the Earth into “joining” a galactic empire…and not voluntarily! The first line of defense…the mighty Mightor! Guest appearances by Jonny Quest and Hadji!
- Written by Jeff Parker
- Art by Steve Lieber
- Cover Art by Stephane Roux
From DC Comics
GINGERDEAD MAN MEETS EVIL BONG #1
The bad batch is back! The soul of a serial killer with the body of a cookie! It’s the Gingerdead Man, and this time he’s set his beady little candy eyes on a California headshop! High and die, brah! But little does he know it’s under the protection of Eebee the Evil Bong, a cursed artifact who wants to cast his crunchy body into the magical realm of BongWorld! The bloodshed and stoned heads begins here!
- Written by Brockton McKinney
- Art by Sergio Rios
- Cover Art by Sergio Rios
From Action Lab Entertainment
ICE CREAM MAN #3
“GOOD OL’ FASHIONED VANILLA”
In which a washed-up musician finds a sci-fi fantasy world of living lyrics in his basement. Can he write the song that’ll save Harmony City? Or has his milkshake already run dry?
- Written by W. Maxwell Prince
- Art by Martin Morazzo
- Cover Art by Martin Morazzo
From Image Comics
IRON MAN HONG KONG HEROES #1
The Marvel Universe story of Disney’s newest & coolest ATTRACTION!
Stark Expo Hong Kong-THE place to unveil the latest and greatest in cutting-edge technology. But even as TONY STARK and WENDY WONG introduce the newest futuristic tech in the STARK EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXOSUIT, an evil from the past strikes! The sinister BARON MORDO has teamed up with ARNIM ZOLA in a diabolical merging of next-gen technology and ancient dark magic. It’ll take a titanic team-up of AVENGERS to protect the expo. But who will wear the prototype exosuit? And will it be enough to fend off this lethally evil force? Featuring CAPTAIN AMERICA, BLACK WIDOW, HULK, BLACK PANTHER, and the introduction of an all-new ARMORED HERO, you won’t want to miss this one!
- Written by Howard Wong
- Art by Wong, Justice
- Cover Art by Lim, Gang Hyuk
From Marvel Comics
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