4-Colour Forward: New Comics Coming Out Wed. Aug. 12/15

10 Aug

Good day, and welcome to this week’s “4-Colour Forward”!  It’s a look at the big books and other goodies coming out to your local comic shop Wednesday, August 12!  Last week’s blog had over 140 views, double the previous blog!!  Awesome, folks!  Thank you for your support! 🙂  So let’s get on to the new stuff!  By the way, if you’d like the complete list, click this link for the PREVIEWSworld web site!

Batman #42 – DC – $3.99

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Storytellers Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo bring us the next chapter of Robo-Bat!  Introducing, Mr. Bloom!

DC Comics Bombshells – DC – $3.99

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You’ve seen them as variant covers, and as DC Collectibles statues.  Now see their adventures!  It’s the stories of Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Batwoman in an alternate reality World War II!

X-Files: Season 11 #1 – IDW – $3.99

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With IDW’s “X-Files: Season 10” concluded, it was only a matter of time before we heard about the renewal for another season!  Joe Harris and Matthew Dow Smith bring us a story of Mulder on the run from the government as a fugitive!

The Walking Dead #145 – Image – $2.99

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Ummm…that’s Michonne’s katana.  Covered in blood.  And lots of blood on the ground.  “Blood for Blood” is the title of this issue.  Robert Kirkman?  Charles Adlard?  Oh dear.

Amazing Spider-Man #20.1 – Marvel – $3.99

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It’s the final chapter of “Sprial” from Spidey-scribe Gerry Conway and artist Carlo Barberi, and the crime landscape of New York City will never be the same again!

Secret Wars #5 (of 8) – Marvel – $3.99

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As per Marvel, the only thing you need to know going in to this issue:  “Owen Reece died for our sins!”

Captain Canuck Series One Compendium TP Vol. 1 – Chapter House Publishing – $29.99 STK676349 Image

It’s the original run of “Captain Canuck” from 1975 to 1981!  Richard Comely, George Freeman and Claude St. Aubin’s work, including a full-colour issue #15, is presented along with a bunch of new, never-before-seen extras!

Doctor Who Event 2015:  The Four Doctors #1 – Titan – $3.99

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What event is big enough to bring together the 10th Doctor and Gabby, the 11th Doctor and Alice, and the 12th Doctor and Clara?  This one is!  The first of five weekly issues!

Sonic the Hedgehog #275 – Archie – $4.99

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Of course you’ve been reading the “Worlds Unite” crossover story taking place in all the Archie Action books.  Part 11 (of 12) takes place in this issue.  Which happens to be issue #275.  This is likely the highest-numbered comic currently being printed by its one-and-only original publisher.  But just don’t buy it for the history.  Buy it cuz it’s damn good reading (and art)!

Here’s a look at things comic-related:

Attack on Titan TitanPlush – Great Eastern Entertainment – $19.99

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Nothing more adorable than a chibi-esque plush representing the extermination of mankind!  You can choose from Armin, Eren, Levi, Mikasa, and the Colossal Titan (pictured above)!

Doctor Who: Weeping Angel Bookends – Underground Toys – $59.99

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The upside to these Weeping Angle bookends is that they’re made of resin and look great!  The downside is you’ll be staring at your bookshelf to keep these ‘ladies’ ‘quantum-locked’!

The Walking Dead (Television Series) Michonne 1/4-Scale Statue – Gentle Giant Studios – $399.00

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Okay, I don’t know what happened to Michonne in this week’s “Walking Dead” comic yet, but in case it’s something sinister, we can comfort ourselves with this 1/4-scale 18″ statue!  With real fabric costume and metal sword blade, this digitally-sculpted, hand-painted statue comes individually numbered and with a certificate of authenticity!

Finally, let’s check on Funko’s releases for the week!

Dorbz Guardians of the Galaxy Vinyl Figures – $9.00/ea

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It’s painted designs instead of sculpt, and it’s 3 inches of ultimate cuteness!  Choose from Groot (above), Drax, Gamora, Korath, Nebula, Rocket Raccoon, Ronan, Star-Lord, Star-Lord Unmasked, The Collector, or Yondu!

Bravest Warriors – Impossibear – $10.99

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The Flash – Captain Cold – $10.99

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Yeah, sure, he’s coming back in “Prison Break”.  Until then, enjoy Wentworth Miller’s “Captain Cold” Funko Pop!  I’m getting him to add to my “Flash” collection!  “The Flash” and “Professor Zoom” are also available!

Harry Potter – $10.99

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Choose from 3-3/4″ tall versions of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermoine Granger, Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snake, Lord Voldemort, and a 6″ tall Rubeus Hagrid!

Minions – $10.99/ea

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Let the Minions run amok in your collection!  Choose from “Eye Matey” (above), “Cro-Minion”, “Au Naturel”, “Bored Silly Kevin” and “King Bob”!

Star Wars – $10.99

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Isn’t he a cute little puddin’?  Choose from “Unmasked Darth Vader” (above), “Tatooine Luke Skywalker”, “Boussh Leia”, “Bib Fortuna”, “Nalan Cheel”, and a TIE Fighter Pilot!

Ted 2 – $10.99

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No attitude showin’ here!  Choose from “Ted with Beer” (above) or “Ted with Remote”!

Seinfeld – Vinyl Idolz – $19.99/ea

These are seriously warped to the point I need to show you all four!  I want them all!

  • Puddy

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  • Soup Nazi

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  • Newman

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  • Frank Costanza

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Frank’s comes with a Festivus pole?!  Hilarious!!  “Serenity Now!”

Lots of good books and collectibles coming out this week!  What are you looking forward to adding to your collection?

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