The TALKING COMICS PULL LIST
Every Wednesday, the Talking Comics collective will post a mega-list of the comics they’re most excited to pull off the shelves that week. With the wide range of personal tastes on our staff here, you know there’s bound to be something worth sampling come New Comic Book Day!!!
Then, check back here on Sunday to see if the comics on the Pull List met the team’s expectations with reviews and quippy quotables!!!
This week’s contributors:
- Jesse Bowden (@JesseBowden)
- Huw Parry (@h_paz)
- Deanna Chapman (@deeechap)
- John Dubrawa (@thisjohnd)
- Bob Reyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Steve Seigh (@dead_anchoress)
- Max Mallet (@globetrottermax)
- Nathan Ryan (@Clown_Prince52)
- Kelsey Hlavaty (@kelssamus)
- Vivek Kembaiyan (@just_Vivek)
- Hernan Guarderas (@hguarderas93)
- Lorna Maltman (email@example.com)
- Nate Mondschein (@33andMoonshine)
- Greg Brothers (@popculturegeek3)
- Matthew Iung (@iceo1000)
- Miguel Canales-Holler (@Beefsandwich28)
And lovingly edited by Joey Braccino (@joeybraccino)
New Comic Book Day – February 1st, 2017
Blood Blister #1 – Phil Hester & Eric Layton
- While crossovers are hardly new (and seem to be all the rage at the moment) I’m cautiously optimistic about this. While The Planet of the Apes has some sci-fi elements, Green Lantern is deep in the sci-fi waters. However, given that Boom! Studios and DC had a remarkable 2016, I’ll give this a chance. –Max
DARK HORSE COMICS
Baltimore: The Red Kingdom #1 – Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden & Peter Bergting
Will Save The Galaxy For Food (Graphic Novel) – Yahtzee Croshaw
Batman #16 (New Arc) – Tom King & David Finch
Harley Quinn #13 (Arc Conclusion) – Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti & John Timms
Nightwing #14 (Arc Conclusion) – Tim Seeley & Marcus To
- In my opinion, this current arc has been the best since Nightwing relaunched, with Tim Seeley bringing Dick back to Bludhaven and narrowing the focus of the story away from all the mysterious organizations. Marcus To’s artwork has also been a highlight, bringing a different style to the book that still fits well with Seeley’s often-humorous script. I can’t wait to see how this arc ends and see what’s next for the character. I -John D.
- The bad— a Tomasi/Gleason/Mahnke Superman arc is over. The great— a new one is about to unfurl. –Max
Electric Sublime #4 (of 4) – W. Maxwell Price & Martin Morazzo
Jem & The Holograms ANNUAL – Kelly Thompson & M. Victoria Robado, Maria Jose Barros, Savanna Ganucheau, Katarzyna Witerscheim
- I can’t tell you exactly where we left everyone when Paper Girls #10 ended because it seems like so long ago now, but the beauty of this book is how easily it snaps readers right back into the story. Brian K. Vaughan knows what he’s doing with this series despite all the multiple timelines and strange inhabitants throughout the book thus far, and of course Cliff Chiang’s artwork has only gotten better. You definitely don’t want to pick this one up if you haven’t read the others but at a measly two trades in, it’s easy to catch up and worth it to do so. -John D.
Planetoid Praxis #1 – Ken Garing
Karnak #6 – Warren Ellis & Gerardo Zaffino
Monsters Unleashed #2 – Cullen Bunn & Greg Land
Star Wars: DARTH MAUL #1 – Cullen Bunn & Luke Ross
Assassin’s Creed: Uprising #1 – Dan Watters, Alex Paknadel & Jose Holder
And that’s our Pull List for this week!!! If you happen to pick up any of these books, please join the conversation here or on twitter and let us know what you think! As we update the site with reviews and verdicts on these comics, we’d love to include your input!