This week’s highlights, with commentary from the NFNT gang:
Batman Detective Comics Volume 2: Scare Tactics (DC Comics, 9781401238407)
Traci: Well, I feel like a broken record at this point…but, I’m super, super excited for Batman Detective Comics HC #2 Scare Tactics. The first volume was great, so I’m excited for the continuation of the story.
Mind MGMT Volum 1 (Dark Horse, 9781595827975)
Caitlin: I was collecting this until I missed an issue that my local shop never reordered, so I’m eager to get my hands on the collection. It’s a weird, fast-moving story with a lot of fun hidden puzzles and surprises. I interviewed the author here.
Oz: the Road to Oz (Marvel, 9780785164043)
Jennifer W: I’m excited that Marvel is still continuing the Oz series and they’re still good! And the kids are still checking them out! They had me when they did Ozma, my favorite Oz book of all (dinner pail trees! I never get tired of the dinner pail trees) and now I’m waiting with bated breath to see if they’ll make it all the down to my next favorite Oz book, Tik-Tok of Oz.
Snow: I’m a person who usually hates adaptations, but I do love the work Marvel is doing on the Oz books.
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen (First Second, 9781596436237)
Jennifer W: I preordered Relish for myself, I’m a big fan of Lucy Knisley’s artwork, and it’s a really lovely memoir. And I say that as a person who does not like memoirs! I highly recommend it for adult collections and teen collections that cater to older teens/college age.
Gail: I pre-ordered Relish as well and am looking forward to it. I have been following her comic strip adventures as an author/illustrator on book tour and enjoying them immensely.
Snow: Relish is pretty great!
Unico (Digital Manga, 9781569703120)
Snow: I just got in Unico from DMP and, so far, it’s pretty adorable. A co-worker was excited to see it because she remembers watching the anime as a kid.
AND NOW FOR THE COMPLETE LIST
- VALERIAN GN VOL 01 CITY OF SHIFTING WATERS
- XIII GN VOL 15 OPERATION MONTECRISTO
- CRIMINAL MACABRE CAL MCDONALD CASEBOOK HC VOL 01
- MIND MGMT HC VOL 01
- OH MY GODDESS RTL TP VOL 44
- 100 BULLETS HC BOOK 04
- BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS HC VOL 02 SCARE TACTICS
- FLASH CHRONICLES TP VOL 04
- SWAMP THING TP VOL 02 FAMILY TREE
- TINY TITANS TP VOL 08 AW YEAH TITANS
- WORLDS FINEST TP VOL 01 LOST DAUGHTERS
- UNICO GN
- QUEEN SONJA TP VOL 05 ASCENDANCY
- EC JACK DAVIS TAINT THE MEAT IT’S THE HUMANITY HC
- EC WILLIAMSON 50 GIRLS 50 & OTHER STORIES HC
- RELISH MY LIFE IN KITCHEN GN
- BRINGING UP FATHER HC VOL 02 CABBAGES & KINGS
- JUDGE DREDD TP VOL 01
- JUDGE DREDD COMPLETE CARLOS EZQUERRA HC VOL 01
- STAR TREK COUNTDOWN TO DARKNESS TP
- STAR TREK SPACE SPANNING TREASURY ED
- STEVE CANYON HC VOL 03 1951-1952
- TALES O/T TMNT TP VOL 02
- TMNT ULT COLL HC VOL 04
- WILL EISNER SPIRIT ARTIST ED HC
- ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS PREMIER CONVENTION ED HC
- POINT OF IMPACT TP
- AVENGERS VS X-MEN TP VS
- CAPTAIN AMERICA BY ED BRUBAKER TP VOL 03
- ESSENTIAL IRON MAN TP VOL 05
- FANTASTIC FOUR TP VOL 01 NEW DEPARTURE NEW ARRIVALS
- MARVEL UNIVERSE IRON MAN DIGEST TP
- OZ ROAD TO OZ HC
- ROCKET RACCOON AND GROOT COMPLETE COLLECTION TP
- UNCANNY X-FORCE TP VOL 06 FINAL EXECUTION BOOK 1
- WOLVERINE COVENANT TP
- X-MEN RECKLESS ABANDONMENT TP
- HARVEY HORRORS COLL WORKS WITCHES TALES HC VOL 03
- HARVEY HORRORS COLL WORKS WITCHES TALES HC VOL 04
- HARVEY HORRORS WITCHES TALES SLIPCASE ED VOL 02
- PS ARTBOOKS SHOWCASE TP VOL 01
- M3 TP
- CASE CLOSED GN VOL 46
- EXCEL SAGA TP VOL 25
- ITSUWARIBITO GN VOL 08
- LOVELESS 2-IN-1 ED TP VOL 03
- TIGER & BUNNY GN VOL 01
- Shamanic Princess Complete Collection
- Hanasaku Iroha – Blossoms for Tomorrow – Set 1 Premium Edition
- Inu X Boku Secret Service
- Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee Reverse – Season Two Collection 1
Keep in mind that titles are not always available from book vendors on the same dates as they are released in comic book stores, so not all of these will be available everywhere at the same time. Check with your vendors, just to be sure!