4-Colour Forward: Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Dec. 2/15

30 Nov

Black Friday is over, Cyber Monday is, well, either a memory or will be, depending on when you read this!  So if your credit card hasn’t melted yet, we can help with last rites, as it’s time to see what’s coming to your local comic book shop on Wednesday, December 2/15!  To see the PREVIEWSworld complete list, click here!


Call of Duty: Black Ops III #2 (of 6) – Dark Horse – $3.99

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Hendricks and Taylor’s mission to take out an enemy operative leads them from Helsinki, Finland, deep into the Arctic Circle . . . and deeper into a deadly conspiracy! The official prequel to the anticipated game Call of Duty®: Black Ops III delivers high-caliber thrills in the war-torn world of the distant future!

A second printing of the first issue is also due out on Wednesday to get you caught up!

Harrow County: Countless Haints TP Vol. 1 – Dark Horse – $14.99

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Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures-and to the land itself-in a way she never imagined. Collecting the first four issues of the southern gothic fairy tale from the creator of smash hit The Sixth Gun, beautifully and hauntingly realized by B.P.R.D.’s Tyler Crook!

“Harrow County” has also been opted for a possible TV show, so this might be the time to get ahead of the curve and see the story first-hand!

Batman vs Superman TP – DC Comics – $9.99

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The two most popular superheroes of all time aren’t always on the same side! This collection captures some of the most incredible and memorable clashes between the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight from the pages of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #4, BATMAN #612, BATMAN #35-36, SUPERMAN/BATMAN #32 and #78, and JUSTICE LEAGUE #2.

Might have something to do with some movie coming out in a few months…?

Harley’s Little Black Book #1 – DC Comics – $4.99

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It’s the sensational debut of a bimonthly, overstuffed, oversized team-up series in which Harley meets (and almost certainly annoys) the greatest heroes and villains of the DC Universe! First up? The incredible Wonder Woman! There’s a plot to assassinate Wondy, and Harley is convinced that only she could possibly stop it! (Hey, you want to tell her about all the other options? We tried.)

Robin War #1 (of 2) – DC Comics – $4.99

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In part 1 of this new epic, it’s Robins vs. cops! Robins vs. Robins! Robins vs. Batman! And Robins vs. the Court of Owls?!  Damian Wayne returns to Gotham City, and he is not happy. There are kids all over the city calling themselves Robin, Bruce Wayne is no longer Batman and the GCPD, led by the new, armored-up Batman, is cracking down on anybody wearing the “R.” And things only get worse when Red Hood, Red Robin and Grayson all come back to Gotham City…

Written by Tom King with art by Khary Randolph.  And speaking of books written by Mr. King…

The Sheriff of Babylon #1 (of 8) – DC Comics – $3.99

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Baghdad, 2003. Florida Police officer-turned-military contractor, Chris Henry is tasked with training a new Iraqi police force. When one of his trainees ends up dead, Chris is forced to team up with Nassir, the last remaining cop in Baghdad. Pulling the strings to bring them together is the mysterious Sofia, an American-educated Iraqi who has returned to take control of the city’s criminal underworld. This miniseries is a thrilling wartime crime drama told amid one of the most tumultuous times in modern history.

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON is a new eight-issue miniseries pulled from GRAYSON co-writer Tom King’s real-life experience as a CIA operations officer and is illustrated by Mitch Gerads, co-creator of The Activity.

Mr. King also writes “Omega Men”!  Show him your support and pick up this new mini-series!

Rat Queens Deluxe HC Vol. 1 – Image – $39.99

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Collects RAT QUEENS #1-10 plus the never-before reprinted RAT QUEENS SPECIAL: BRAGA #1 plus extras all in an over-sized hardcover with a SILVER-FOIL stamped cover! A collector’s dream package just in time for Christmas!

Walking Dead Omnibus HC Vol. 6 – Image – $100

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This deluxe hardcover features 24 issues of the hit series, THE WALKING DEAD, along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume.

Collects THE WALKING DEAD #121-144.

There’s also a signed and numbered edition for $150!

All-New X-Men #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Hated and feared more than ever, the world is a dangerous place for mutants. As the few remaining X-MEN retreat into seclusion, a handful of mutant teenagers refuse to allow their destiny to be decided for them. CYCLOPS. BEAST. ICEMAN. ANGEL. THE ALL-NEW WOLVERINE. KID APOCALYPSE. OYA. Stepping out of the shadows of their predecessors, the ALL-NEW X-MEN are striking out on their own, determined to write their own futures!

Written by Dennis Hopeless, art and cover by Mark Bagley.

Daredevil #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Back in black and on his home turf, Daredevil begins again in New York City as a new enemy emerges. Meanwhile his alter ego, Matt Murdock, is on a new side of the law in the District Attorney’s office. Fighting crime in the shadows, prosecuting bad guys in the light, it’s a whole new chapter for our man without fear-including the arrival of the devil’s advocate. Welcome to Hell, Blindspot.

Written by Charles Soule, art and cover by Ron Garney.

Star Wars #13 – Marvel – $3.99

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• Bringing together the smash-hit Star Wars and Darth Vader series!
•  Leia comes face to face with true evil!

Part 3 of the 6-part “Vader Down” crossover!

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse HC Vol. 8: Tomorrow Wars – Fantagraphic Books – $34.99

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The award winning series continues. A magic cloak sends Mickey and Minnie into a dystopian future of robots and wicked warlords and it is up to Mickey to end this electronic enemy’s reign of terror! In bonus stories, artist Floyd Gottfredson sends Mickey out on a ghost ship and then pits Mickey against creepy chemist Drusilla and her morbid minions! This new eighth volume is also available in a handsome, holiday gift box set with Spring’s Vol. 7: “March of the Zombies”!

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #14 – Titan – $3.99

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It’s the penultimate chapter of “The Hyperion War,” and things are looking bad for the Doctor and Clara! With the returning Hyperions having laid waste to whole portions of the Earth, the Doctor attempts to regain the initiative by moving the battleground into space, aboard the Hyperion’s orbital armada. But these ancient solar entities are building a superweapon around the sun – and eternal darkness could be the result!

If you’re missing Clara already (something about the crow got her in the TV series), she’s still alive and kicking here!  Well…as alive as a fictional character can be, I guess…


Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #5 (of 5) – Titan – $3.99

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“Weapons of Past Destruction” concludes! Did we really just read last issue’s staggering cliffhanger? Has one of the Doctor’s beloved companions flipped sides? The final conflict between the Unon and the Lect – will one of them take the Time Lords’ place as the guardians of the universe? One more outing with the ninth Doctor, Rose, and Captain Jack! If you want more, you have to let us know!

James Bond #2 – Dynamite – $3.99

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James Bond is in Berlin, alone, unarmed and with no idea of the forces ranged in secret against him.  If he can make it to the Embassy, he might survive for a few hours more.  But he’s getting into that car with that woman, which means he has only minutes to live…

Pop! National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99/ea

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Clark Griswold and his family returned for a third vacation in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as they celebrated the holiday at home as friends and loved ones descended on their Chicago-area home. Funko adds two of the film’s characters – Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold and Randy Quaid’s Cousin Eddie – to their fan-favorite POP! Vinyl Figure line with these new 3 3/4″ tall figures that feature stylized, urban designs! Window box packaging.

Pop! Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Dancing Groot Vinyl Figure – Funko – $10.99/ea

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Groot, the break-out character of last year’s Guardians of the Galaxy, wants to help you ring in the holidays with a new figure in Funko’s POP! Vinyl Figures line! The Holiday Dancing Groot figure depicts the potted Baby Groot decked out like a Christmas tree in the 3 3/4″ tall style that have proven so popular with fans. Add this unique Groot to your collection! Window box packaging.


















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