In order to help you decide where to best put your money, we are going to start doing weekly post regarding the next week’s number one issues that are hitting the stands. Our hope is that it gives you the information to consider prior to The Happiest Day of the Week, new comic book day, so you can plan accordingly.
So let’s get started with the new number ones for November 18th.
A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT #1 by BEHEMOTH COMICS
(W) Ana Lily Amirpour (A/CA) Michael DeWeese Written by the director of the film of the same name rated 96% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity and hopelessness where a lonely vampire, The Girl, stalks the town’s most unsavory inhabitants.
AGGRETSUKO MEET HER FRIENDS #1 by ONI PRESS
(W) Cat Farris (A/CA) Lisa DuBois Dive further into the world of Aggretsuko, the hit Netflix show, with these character-focused stories! Up first, meet the enigmatic YOGA TEACHER… Over drinks, Retsuko and her coworkers ponder his mysterious past.
AVENGERS MARVELS SNAPSHOT #1 by MARVEL COMICS
(W) Barbara Randall Kesel, Kurt Busiek (A) Staz Johnson (CA) Alex Ross The Marvel Snapshot tour through Marvel history takes a romantic – and destructive – turn during the Michelinie/Byrne/Pérez Avengers era! Take one rookie cop, add one new-to-the-city emergency medical technician, and make their meet-cute a devastating battle between the Avengers and a giant, rampaging robot! What comes next? Only Barbara Randall Kesel (Hawk & Dove, Ultragirl) and Staz Johnson (New X-Men, Robin) can tell you. Featuring Iron Man, the Beast, Wonder Man, Count Nefaria and more. Rated T+
BARBALIEN RED PLANET #1 by DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Tate Brombal (A/CA) Gabriel Hernandez Walta A groundbreaking new sci-fi action series in the world of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer universe, about prejudice, honor, and identity. Mark Markz has found his place on Earth as both a decorated police officer and as the beloved superhero, Barbalien. But in the midst of the AIDS crisis, hatred from all sides makes balancing these identities seem impossible-especially when a Martian enemy from the past hunts him down to take him back, dead or alive. * Origin Story for Barbalien. * Art by Gabriel Hernández Walta (New Mutants, X-Men)!
DARK INTERLUDE #1 by VAULT COMICS
SEP201542 (W) Ryan O’Sullivan (A) Andrea Mutti (CA) Ariela Kristantina After the stunning success of Fearscape, comes A Dark Interlude, the story of-No! The only offence to literature greater than the loathsome synopsis is the sequel. I will not stand idle while some poor excuse for an editor mangles and confuses my story, which is intact, perfect, and concluded, with this derivative drivel. Mark my words, this nonsense has nothing to do with my tale. I am not in it. I do not condone it. And you, dear reader, should not buy it. -HH
DOCTOR WHO COMICS #1 by TITAN COMICS
(W) Jody Houser (A) Roberta Ingranata (CA) Peach Momoko Doctor Who returns with the comic debut of iconic 70s TV Villain! After narrowly escaping the Weeping Angels and the Autons in 1960s London, the Tenth and Thirteenth Doctor must team-up once again to save present-day Earth from being overrun by the classic aquatic villain, the Sea Devils! Who else can they turn to for help but Rose Tyler: leader of the human resistance!
FRANK AT HOME ON THE FARM #1 by SCOUT COMICS
(W) Jordan Thomas (A) Clark Bint Frank returns from the trenches of World War I expecting to be greeted by his loving family on their farm. What he finds instead is a dark mystery, his family missing, and only the animals there waiting for him. This sets in motion a terrifying and horrific turn of events as Frank begins his desperate search for his missing kin in a tale that is equal parts The Shining and Twin Peaks.
MARVEL VOICE INDIGENOUS VOICES #1 by MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jeffrey Veregge, More, Rebecca Roanhorse (A) Jeffrey Veregge, Weshoyot Alvitre, More (CA) Jim Terry MARVEL CELEBRATES INDIGENOUS HISTORY WITH A STAR-STUDDED SPECIAL! Today’s hottest Native American and Indigenous talent make their Marvel Comics debuts with a collection of super-charged stories as Marvel celebrates National Native American Heritage Month! Celebrated writer and artist Jeffrey Veregge explores the legacy of Marvel’s incredible cast of Indigenous characters! Hugo, Nebula, and Locus-award winning Black/Ohkay Owingeh writer Rebecca Roanhorse and Tongva artist Weshoyot Alvitre tell an Echo tale like none you’ve heard before. Geoscientist and Lipan Apache writer Darcie Little Badger joins acclaimed Whitefish Lake First Nation artist Kyle Charles for a Dani Moonstar story that’s out of this world! And Bram Stoker-winning horror writer Stephen Graham Jones of the Blackfeet Nation teams up with Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation artist David Cutler to revisit one of the darkest spots of X-Men history! 40 PGS./ONE-SHOT/RATED T+
THE RECOUNT #1 by SCOUT COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hedrick (A) Gabriel Ibarra Nunez After the assassination of a U.S. President, the conspirators turn their sights on all who helped him get into power. By this, they mean to kill everyone who helped him ascend to the presidency-including the ordinary citizens who elected him, essentially plunging the entire country into civil war. Meanwhile, the vice president, one of the few survivors of the executive branch, struggles to prevent the nation from descending into chaos.
SEA OF SORROWS #1 by IDW
(W) Rich Douek (A/CA) Alex Cormack Deep sea adventure with a horrific twist! From the creative team behind last year’s hit horror series, ROAD OF BONES, comes an all-new tale of bone-chilling terror! In the aftermath of the Great War, the North Atlantic is ripe for plunder by independent salvage crews. When a former naval officer hires the SS Vagabond, he leads the ship to a sunken U-boat, and a fortune in gold. Tensions mount as the crew prepares to double cross each other, but the darkness of the ocean floor holds deeper terrors than any of them have bargained for! Plunge headfirst into the icy waters of dread with another historic tale of terror from writer Rich Douek, and artist Alex Cormack.
STAR TREK VOYAGER: SEVENS RECKONING #1 by IDW
(W) Dave Baker (A/CA) Angel Hernandez After Voyager encounters a damaged ship deep in the Delta quadrant, what at first seems to be a simple repair mission becomes much deeper as Seven of Nine becomes involved in an ancient conflict that will put her newfound humaity to the test. From writer Dave Baker (Action Hospital, F*ck Off Squad, Star Trek: Waypoint) and artist Angel Hernandez (Star Trek: Picard Countdown, Star Trek/Green Lantern).
SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN KING IN BLACK #1 by MARVEL COMICS
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Greg Land Knull, the KING IN BLACK, has set his sights on Earth – but as avid Marvelites already know, his hand has been at work at the edge of the Marvel Universe for years! IN THIS SERIES, witness one of Knull’s earliest attempts at birthing life from the darkness of non-creation! From superstar creators PETER DAVID and GREG LAND comes a titanic tie-in tale to this year’s winter epic KING IN BLACK!
WIDOWMAKERS RED GUARDIAN YELENA BELOVA #1 by MARVEL COMICS
(W) Devin Grayson (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Mike McKone Devin Grayson, one of the creators of Yelena Belova – the Red Room recruit who once nearly killed Natasha Romanoff – returns with a brand-new story drawn by rising star Michele Bandini! Yelena has spent years trying to figure out who she is. Once she thought the Black Widow mantle was her destiny, but fate had other plans. Now the past is catching up with her – and with Alexi Shostakov, a.k.a. the Red Guardian! Alexi has worn many titles, including husband to Natasha, but while the Widow played her avenging games, the Red Guardian waited in the shadows. Now a new day is dawning – and this time, no one will stand in his way. Rated T
CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE #1 by SCOUT COMICS
(W) Sam Romesburg, Ben Roberts (A) Gioele Filippo Earth has been reset. Now known as Terra, the populace lives in blissful ignorance of the centuries of unrest that plagued mankind. Now the Terrans receive all they need from the mysterious, but unquestioned, “Providers.” Life is free of hardship, pain, and suffering on Terra, but something is brewing and young Terran Daniel is determined to find the truth. Scout Comics presents another installment in the annals of Sci-Fi futures that are too good to be true.