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Priest Taking Over Justice League, Humphries Taking Over Nightwing

Writer Christopher Priest of Deathstroke, Black Panther, Deadpool, The Ray & Captain America will be taking over the Justice League ongoing title with art by Pete Woods of Backlash, Catwoman, Action Comics, Robin & Deadpool at issue #34 in December. In addition, Sam Humphries of Green Lanterns, Jonesy, Avengers AI & Uncanny X-Force will be taking over writing Nightwing  with art from Bernard Chang of Batman Beyond, X-Men, Cable & Superman. More details at CBR here & here

Indubitable Issues and Pull List (07/20/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Dean’s Recommendations …
JupitersLegacy2Jupiter’s Legacy Volume 2 #2
“Is it weird that this book is called volume 2 #2? Yes. But try not to let that discourage you from buying this fantastic comic. It took a long time for Jupiter’s Legacy to return, but it is back and issue #1 was everything you want it to be. It was the best comic of the week and I’m fully expecting this one to follow that trend.”
 

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (04/13/16)

LOOKING FOR BOOKS TO BUY THIS WEEK?  

LOOK NO FURTHER.  

HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Cosmo’s Recommendations …
WeirdWorld5Weirdworld #5
“The conventional wisdom was that this title could not recover from the blow of losing Jason Aaron. Yet, regardless of whatever else he might be churning out for the House of Ideas, Sam Humphries is at the top of his game for this series. He has maintained the framework of Aaron’s Weirdworld while repopulating it with his own protagonists. His variation on the ragtag band of questers is quite charming. Meanwhile, Mike del Mundo continues to deliver page after page of astonishing imagery that is always among the best on the racks. Readers who might have dismissed this series out of hand, would be well rewarded by giving it a closer look . . . “
 
 

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The Rough Guide To DC Rebirth

Like Marvel comics has had before them, today I’m taking a look at the new DC Comics Rebirth lineup of titles announced last weekend. DC Comics attempted to reboot in the summer of 2011 with their New 52 initiative. Though initially successful, readers quickly tired of the redundant writing & art styles that was often overtly in your face with little substance and dated concepts, while creative talent left the books in droves over accusations of overreaching editorial mandates. In 2015, the publisher began walking away from the concept; first with their Convergence event whose story was used to reestablish the Multiverse and then the DC You initiative,  a sincere attempt to diversify the style and creative talent on their line of books. In spite of some really great comics, DC You failed to reestablish the publisher’s already shrinking market share while the one two punch of Star Wars & Secret Wars allowed chief competitor Marvel Comics to dominate the direct market. During WonderCon 2016, DC Comics announced another new initiative with a relaunch of the publishers comics with new #1’s and creative teams for their series of titles. Some look great, some of the creators brought in during DC You have leveled up, some familiar faces are sticking around, some new writers have been brought into the fold and some comics vet’s are returning after years away from the publisher. Some books look great, some have potential, some look kind of bland and some look like hot garbage. Will divide the contenders from the pretenders with Yay, Mayhaps or Nay. As always, remember that not even all of the creative teams have been announced let alone all the possible series so this lineup is subject to change.

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Indubitable Issues and Pull List (03/09/16)

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HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT WILL NOT DISAPPOINT.

 
Patrick’s Recommendations …
Constantine10Constantine The Hellblazer #10
 
“All magic….”
 

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The Rough Guide To All New, All Different Marvel

Fall is upon us but while Secret Wars and it’s many tie in’s sit in delay purgatory for the time being, Marvel is once again relaunching it’s superhero line with a whole bunch of #1 issues for their comics. With that said, the publisher is moving from a different position than they were in with Marvel Now & All New Marvel Now. With the former, Marvel had a lot of young creative talent that they were able to re-position during the relaunch to give their line a fresh make over and give creators they had brought up on  their lower tier titles a higher profile like Jonathan Hickman, Jerome  Opena, Esad Ribic, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jason Aaron or Rick Remender. After Marvel Now was a success, they added several new talents into their fold by building off the success of the original relaunch, giving creators like Ales Kot, Tradd Moore, Michael Walsh, Felipe Smith or Michel Fiffe their first shot at a major comics launch with the publisher. Now, much of the talent from both those initiatives has moved on from the publisher. In their place, Marvel has new creators coming on from all sorts of different mediums in addition to some of their old standby’s like Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Waid or Greg Land, and they are publishing a lot of comics. Probably too many. Below is a list of all the announced new series categorized into grouping of Yay, Mayhaps or Nah like we did with Secret Wars. Keep in mind that I won’t be including series that are basically the same creative talent and that Marvel will surely have more books to announce in the months ahead.

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So What’s Happening From Image Comics In November?

CitizenJack01_CvrWell, previously announced The God Dammed by the Scalped team of Jason Aaron & RM Guerra, Huck by Mark Millar & Rafeal Albuquerque, Ringside by Joe Keatinge, Monstress by Marjorie Liu & the 8House chapter by Emma Rios. A new series was announced for Sam Humphries of Planet Hulk, Starlord & Our Love Is Real titled Citizen Jack in addition to newly announced series or OGN’s by Eddie Argos, Dan Waters & all the excellent comics we’ve come to expect from the publisher. More details at Image Comics