It’s Wednesday, and that means new comic releases! Here’s our pick of the releases for 22nd August.
X-Men Gold #34
Storm must battle a mysterious figure from her past! But with the true nature of Stormcaster revealed, can Storm trust her powers anymore? Rated T+
Once Matt Murdock’s alter-alter ego and fake twin brother, Mike Murdock has been made flesh and blood thanks to the Inhuman Reader. But Mike Murdock has motivations of his own, and all the cunning and skill of his “brother” Matt at his disposal to make them come to fruition. And things only get worse as Mike zeroes in on the people Matt cares about most!
Wonder Woman #53
At the behest of Aztek, Diana and Artemis join her for a trip to Mexico, but there’s no sightseeing on the agenda. Instead, they must rescue a long-lost Amazon who’s being held captive by rogue deity Tezcatlipoca, who’s trying to break into our world. Can our three heroes save the missing Amazon, stop a raging god and not kill one another in the process?
Batman Kings of Fear #1 (of 6)
Legendary artist Kelley Jones makes his triumphant return to the Dark Knight in this explosive miniseries written by former BATMAN editor Scott Peterson! Batman’s been overseeing Gotham City for years now and isn’t sure how much of a difference he’s making. Doubt, fear and insecurity are starting to take over. And as all of those negative feelings set in the Scarecrow orchestrates a riot at Arkham Asylum to give the Dark Knight one of his greatest challenges yet! This six-issue miniseries will see the Scarecrow in a horrifying new way that you’ll have to read to believe.
Bedtime Games #3 (of 4)
After discovering a powerful game that can transform them into their worst nightmares, three friends plan ways to use it for themselves, not knowing that the monstrous creator of the game is coming to get it back-and destroy whoever gets in his way.
Eisner and Harvey Award-winning writer Mark Andrew Smith joins forces with Eisner-nominated Orc Stain creator James Stokoe for a graphic novel packed with shocks, gore, and screamingly outrageous humor, when America’s Favorite Pastime becomes one baseball team’s ultimate nightmare as they fight for their lives against a town of flesh-eating monsters!
Featuring a bonus section with concept art, pinups by multiple artists, and more.
Cold Spots #1 (of 5)
MINISERIES PREMIERE! Psychological terror, the undead, and a supernaturally bitter cold come together in this spine-tingling new series from CULLEN BUNN (REGRESSION, Harrow County) and MARK TORRES (Zombies vs. Robots: Undercity). 10 years ago, Dan Kerr turned his back on his wife and unborn daughter. Now, both mother and child have gone missing, and Dan must face cosmic terrors to find them again. He soon finds that ghosts stir when his estranged daughter is near. And as the dead grow restless, the cold deepens…
Days of Hate #7 (of 12)
NEW STORY ARC! The plan skips a beat. Someone is lost.
Obviously this isn’t a comprehensive list of all the new comics that are out this week, these are just the ones we’re most looking forward to. Let us know in the comments what issues you’re looking forward to getting your hands on!