This Wednesday sees the return of another classic Valiant character! Looks like Harbinger will once again follow Peter Stanchek as he travels across the country on the run from the evil Toyo Harada.
Said writer Joshua Dysart: "The idea of really getting a chance to dig in and build an epic mythology populated by a fully-realized cast of characters, all centered around Jim Shooter and David Lapham’s original premise, is super-exhilarating to me. I’ve been looking for a book to write that could be dark, weird, trippy, fun, real, unreal, violent and thematically ambitious. All the things I look for in fantastic fiction myself. Harbinger is that book, so I’m pretty damn excited about it."
HARBINGER (ONGOING) #1
Written by Joshua D. M. Dysart
Art by Khari Evans
Read Minds, Bend Steel, Break All The Rules.
Teenager Peter Stenchek is out of work, on the skids, and — unbeknownst to him — a psionic-powered "harbinger" with the potential to reshape the course of human history. Toyo Harada is a wealthy business magnate, a respected philanthropist, and the most powerful harbinger of all — or so he thought. As they forge an uneasy alliance, with Harada offer Peter a chance for redemption — or attempt to induct him into a secret network of conspiracy, subversion, and control? Peter is about to discover that he’s not alone in the world and, soon, the generation who has nothing will take on the man who has everything.
Valiant Entertainment’s Harbinger #1 comes out on Wednesday!
We’ll lead off this week’s highlights in the Everything Else department with Image Comics! The publisher has numerous titles worth mentioning this week, not the least of which is Secret #2 from writer Jonathan Hickman. The first issue (which we do have in stock) was very interesting. As Rusty said, "It’s basically about a private security firm that is blackmailing (?) one company, while at the same time trying to infiltrate (?) another company. Don’t know what their end game is but I really, really liked it."
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Art by Ryan Bodenheim
We learn the secret past of the Steadfast Security’s chief operator as clues begin to appear regarding the mysterious KODIAC protocols. Someone gets out of jail, someone gets divorced, someone comes home dead.
Check out the next chapter of the most thrilling new series of the year, SECRET #2: NEVER GET CAUGHT!
Also from Image, there’s Thief of Thieves #5, Spawn #220 (celebrating the 20th anniversary of the character), Super Dinosaur #11 and the newest Walking Dead trade paperback (which we’ll talk more about a little later today)!
And you might want to check out Prophecy #1 from Dynamite! Why? Because it’s a self-contained event, only seven issues long, and features a whole slew of characters from the Dynamite stable, mainly Red Sonja and Vampirella but many others as well!
Written by Ron Marz
Art by Walter Geovanni
In 2012, the Mayan doomsday prophecy is coming to pass, and the end of the world makes for strange allies. Vampirella, Red Sonja, Kulan Gath, Dracula, Eva, Herbert West The Re-Animator, Alan Quatermain, Athena, Dorian Gray, Purgatory, Pantha and many more choose sides and clash in battles that will decide the fate of the Earth and all of mankind. Will the forces of good be able to stop the end of days? Or will an army of darkness rise?
A seven-issue, SELF-CONTAINED event! That’s right, fans, no spinoffs, no add-ons, just seven issues of all out, apocalyptic warfare! Be there for the first crossover spanning the Dynamite line…before it’s too late! Dynamite’s most powerful and ambitious crossover ever!
Click here for a complete list of titles coming out this week!
You lucky people! We’ve got an extra special Bonus Whiz Bang for you this week!!
This Sunday, we will be attending a local comic book show run by Clandestine Comics called the CHUD COMIC BOOK SHOW, where CHUD stands for "Comics Here Under a Dollar"! And that’s exactly what it is. All comics at the show are $1.00 or less! Clandestine has been doing shows for over 19 years and the CHUD show is a variation of their standard show.
Cosmic Comix will be selling new comics for $1.00 each, which is a great deal in and of itself. We can’t speak for other dealers, but in past shows we’ve seen comics for 50¢ each… comics at 5 for a $1.00… comics at 10 for a $1.00… even comics at 20 for $1.00! So if you’re looking for some deals, stop on by the CHUD show this weekend. And if you tell them Cosmic Comix sent you, YOU WILL GET IN FOR FREE!
Here are the details:
Holiday Inn — Laurel West
15101 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, Maryland 20707
DATE & TIME
Sunday, June 10, 10 am – 3 pm
- I-95 South to 198 West at Exit 33B.
- At your first light turn left onto Sweitzer Lane. Hotel is on your left.
UPDATE: We have now added even more to the $2.00 table at the front of the store! Most notably is the box of VARIANT COVERS! But we have also added back issues of ToyFare and some other magazines and books, too! To quote the paperboy from Better Off Dead… TWO DOLLARS!
Last week we rolled out a Whiz Bang featuring Mini-Series for $2.00, which made many, many of our back issue mini-series collections available for a measly two bucks! Well, this week we’re keeping the $2.00 train rolling by adding PRESTIGE FORMAT COMICS in to the mix! We’ve got dozens upon dozens of them and we’re just gonna put them out there on the same table with the mini-series. We’re making it a massive $2.00 party! Here’s the deal:
- Along with the back issue mini-series collections from last week’s Whiz Bang AND the trade paperbacks we added later in the week, we’re adding Prestige Format comics and they’re all gonna be $2.00 each! From today, Monday , May 28, through
Tuesday, June 5 Saturday, June 9!
If you’ve never heard of Prestige Format books, here’s the deal: Prestige Format refers to the larger square-bound comic books that are generally 64 pages long, instead of the usual 32 pages. When it was originally released, The Killing Joke was a Prestige format story. So these books are BIG and they often have stories on a scale that’s just as big.
So once again, the big table up at the front of the store is loaded with boxes FULL of Prestige Format sized comic books AND mini-series sets, and they are on sale for just $2.00 each! Updated photo!