5 Comics Not To Miss

5 Comics Not To Miss This Week

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5 Comics Not To Miss This Week 3/17/2021

 

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 not to miss this week!

 

SUPERMAN RED & BLUE #1 - 5 Comics Not To Miss This WeekSUPERMAN: RED AND BLUE #1

This new series presents fresh new visions of the Man of Steel in his two signature colors of red and blue! Around the world, everyone knows that when they see a red and blue streak in the sky, it’s not a bird…it’s not a plane…it’s Superman.

To start things off, Academy Award-winning writer of Future State: The Next Batman John Ridley joins artist Clayton Henry (Batman/Superman) to tell a story of Clark Kent as he confronts a villain who still haunts him, in a story that shows what Superman can mean to a whole country. Then, Brandon Easton (DC Future State’s “Mister Miracle”) and Steve Lieber (Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen) take readers to the streets of Metropolis to show how one hero can mean so much to an individual in pain. Plus, writer/artist Wes Craig (Deadly Class) tells a tale of Superman’s early days and the man who inspired him to become the hero he is today! And Marguerite Bennett (Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman) and artist Jill Thompson give us a tale of teenage Clark Kent, while Dan Watters and Dani, the team behind Coffin Bound, bring us an outlandish fable about what happens when all colors are stolen!

SRP: $5.99
 
  • Written by Marguerite Bennett, Dan Watters, Wes Craig, Brandon Easton, John Ridley
  • Art by Jill Thompson, Wes Craig, Steve Lieber, Clayton Henry
  • Cover Art by Gary Frank

From DC Comics

EXPANSE #4 - 5 Comics Not To Miss This WeekTHE EXPANSE #4

FINAL ISSUE! Bobbie and Avasarala make their final moves in the battle to save humanity, but any victory may come with a cost neither of them is ready to pay.

SRP: $4.99
 
  • Written by Corinna Bechko
  • Art by Alejandro Aragon
  • Cover Art by W. Scott Forbes

From BOOM! Studios

SAVAGE (2020) #2SAVAGE #2

Mad geniuses Max Bemis (Worst X-Man Ever) and Nate Stockman (Spidey) over-deliver over-the-top mayhem in this second thrilling chapter! NEW VILLAINS have captured our teen heartthrob hero. What’s their master plan and what do these monsters trying to eat Savage have to do with it?

SRP: $3.99
 
  • Written by Max Bemis
  • Art by Nathan Stockman
  • Cover Art by Marcus To

From Valiant Entertainment

CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE #1CAPTAIN AMERICA ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE #1

Captain America celebrates 80 years of battling tyranny this month! And what better way to celebrate than by having a cadre of Marvel’s best artists redraw and modernize Captain America’s origin and the debut of the Red Skull from CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1 as well as Cap’s return in the Marvel Age from AVENGERS #4! The legendary stories that changed the course of comic book history are presented in an all-new way for the current generation of Marvel fans! Rated T

SRP: $6.99
 
  • Written by Joe Simon, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby
  • Art by Various Artists
  • Cover Art by Mark Brooks

From Marvel Comics

KICK-ASS VS HIT-GIRL #5KICK-ASS VS HIT-GIRL #5

THE FINAL SHOWDOWN. Will a battered and beaten Kick-Ass defend herself against Hit-Girl, ignore her instincts, and kill a child to save her own life? This explosive, bloody final issue sees Kick-Ass at war with Hit-Girl, the assassins, and herself.

SRP: $3.99
 
  • Written by Steve Niles
  • Art by Marcelo Frusin
  • Cover Art by John Romita

From Image Comics

What 5 comics are you looking forward to the most? Do you disagree with any of our choices? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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