Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day at Get Ready Comics! We are proud to bring a wide selection and variety of different comics from a range of publishers including; DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Valiant, Aftershock, Titan, Boom! Studios, Dynamite and much more. We provide an excellent subscription service to many of our customers – why not join them and ensure you do not miss out on your favourite comic books each month? We have listed what new titles we have coming in this week at Get Ready Comics. If you want to subscribe to any of the titles listed (if you can’t see what you are looking for – let us know and we will order it in), simply scroll to the end of the page and fill in our subscription form.
THIS WEEK'S NEW SERIES
SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #1 (OF 6) Marvel Comics
(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Clayton Crain
PRESS START ON A BRAND-NEW MARVEL UNIVERSE!
Showered with worldwide acclaim, the blockbuster Marvel’s Spider-Man has everyone’s spider-sense buzzing! Now you can experience the emotional and shock-filled story that takes favorite characters (including Mary Jane, Aunt May, Norman Osborn, Otto Octavius and Miles Morales) and spins them into an all-new and unexpected web of drama, spectacle, and classic Spidey action in the Mighty Marvel Manner…with more original stories to come!
After years of seeing Wilson Fisk escape criminal prosecution, the wise-cracking web-slinger finally has the opportunity to team with the PDNY to help them arrest his fearsome foe. But when the Kingpin of Crime is removed from the mean streets of the Big Apple, how will the mysterious Mister Negative’s ascent to power bring Peter Parker’s civilian world and Spider-Man’s superhuman worlds crashing together?
Plus: All-new story moments never seen in the game and bonus behind-the-scenes content!
SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #1 (OF 6) Marvel Comics
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Chip Zdarsky
In 1962, in AMAZING FANTASY #15, 15-year-old Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and became the Amazing Spider-Man! Fifty-seven years have passed in the real world since that event – so what would have happened if the same amount of time passed for Peter as well?
A special high-end limited series that’s a part of the celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary, SPIDER-MAN: LIFE STORY combines the talents of Chip Zdarsky (SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, MARVEL 2-IN-ONE) and Mark Bagley (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN) to tell the entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of the decades through which he lived!
In this first oversized issue, when Flash Thompson is drafted to serve during the Vietnam War, Spidey must weigh the question of where his responsibility truly lies!
DARK RED #1 Aftershock Comics
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Corin Howell (CA) Aaron Campbell
Charles “Chip” Ipswich isn’t one of those coastal elites with a liberal arts degree and a job at a social media start-up who knows where all the best brunch places are…
No, Chip is one of the “forgotten men.” He lives in a rural area in the middle of the country where Jesus still has a place at the dinner table and where factories send jobs to Calcutta.
Chip is also a vampire.
Stuck working the last shift at a gas station, Chip is lonely and bored…and then his dull, bleak life is turned upside down when SHE comes to town.Tim Seeley (BRLLIANT TRASH) and Corin Howell (Ghostbusters, X-Files Origins: Scully, Bat-Mite) bring you a contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America – one that’ll make you jump right out of your boots.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS A DARKENED WISH #1 IDW Publishing
(W) B Dave Walters (A/CA) Tess Fowler
When war threatens the Moonshae Isles, legendary heroes return to defeat the forces of an unthinkable foe. The Forgotten Realms are changed forever as young wizard Helene and her friends grow from raw recruits on the streets of Mintarn into powerful warriors. Creators B. Dave Walters (Stream of Many Eyes, Geek & Sundry, The Rundown) and Tess Fowler (Kid Lobotomy, Critter) join forces to bring you an all-new D&D adventure of epic scope and flair!
Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition sales continue to explode! With millions of copies sold around the world, D&D has returned as a cultural force!
GRETEL #1 (OF 5) Zenescope Entertainment
(W) Ben Meares (CA) Igor Vitorino
Gretel’s story has been more nightmare than fairy tale ever since the tragic events of her childhood involving her brother and a maniacal witch. These events have left her cursed with a life that will span centuries.
Picking up directly after her heart-wrenching debut in Grimm Universe Presents. After consuming the heart of a psychic witch, Gretel has been gifted the power of premonition. But when she has a psychic vision foretelling the end of the world, Gretel must open old wounds if she wants to try and prevent it from coming true.
Introducing a new corner of the Grimm Universe, this will be one series you won’t want to miss!
INVISIBLE KINGDOM #1 Dark Horse Comics
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Christian Ward
Set in a in a far-flung star system, this new epic sci-fi monthly saga tells the tale of two women-a young religious acolyte and a hard-bitten freighter pilot-who separately uncover a vast conspiracy between the leader of the system’s dominant religion and the mega-corporation that controls society. On the run from reprisals on both sides, this unlikely pair of rebels risk plunging the world into anarchy if they reveal the truth. But when your beliefs betray you, what choice is there left?
By Hugo Award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson (Wonder Woman, Ms. Marvel) and Eisner Award-winning artist Christian Ward (Black Bolt, ODY-C).
LIFE & DEATH OF TOYO HARADA #1 (OF 6) Valiant Entertainment
(W) Joshua Dysart (A) CAFU (A/CA) Mico Suayan
Eisner Award nominated writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER, HARBINGER WARS) returns to the Valiant Universe to continue crafting Toyo Harada’s controversial mission to save humanity from itself. Presented in an oversized format and featuring a lineup of all-star artists, including Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), CAFU (RAI), and more, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA will place the planet’s most powerful man in the spotlight as he strives to control the course of history. But with the menacing mastermind’s resources dwindling after the downfall of the Harbinger Foundation and a target on his head, will the formidable psiot re-emerge as humanity’s greatest hero…or its most dangerous villain?
LAZARUS RISEN #1 Image Comics
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Michael Lark
NEW STORY ARC!
“FRACTURE I,” Part One
LAZARUS returns in an all-new prestige format! New series, new story arc, new size, and a new quarterly schedule!
Introducing a new ongoing LAZARUS series-at 64 pages, perfect bound, LAZARUS: RISEN continues the story of Forever and the Carlyle Family… featuring an oversized, 44-page story by Eisner winners GREG RUCKA and MICHAEL LARK, an all-new short story exploring the larger world of LAZARUS by Eisner-nominated writer LILAH STURGES, an all-new supplement to the Modern Age: World of Lazarus Roleplaying Game by Green Ronin, original design artifacts and art supplements, and more!
Two years have passed since the Carlyle Family was betrayed in battle, and the Conclave War encroaches on every side. As a new era dawns, Johanna Carlyle goes on the attack to ensure the survival of her Family, relying on the loyalty and support of the Carlyle Lazarus-her sister, Forever-remaining at her side. And while their united front may be enough to turn the tide, the cracks are beginning to show…
FIREFLY BAD COMPANY #1 (ONE-SHOT) Boom! Studios
(W) Josh Lee Gordon (A) Francesco Mortarino, Giuseppe Cafaro (CA) Diego Galindo
In this 40 page celebration, take a look into the never-before-seen history of one of the most beloved
Firefly characters in the ‘Verse-SAFFRON! Journey through the early days of Saffron’s life, from before her
fateful meeting/marriage to Mal. This is an origin story no Firefly fan is sure to forget!
FULL LIST OF RELEASES
2000 AD PROG #2123
ADVENTURE TIME MARCY & SIMON #3 (OF 6)
AGE OF X-MAN AMAZING NIGHTCRAWLER #2 (OF 5)
AGE OF X-MAN APOCALYPSE AND X-TRACTS #1 (OF 5)
AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #2 (OF 5)
AGE OF X-MAN NEXTGEN #2 (OF 5)
AMERICAN CARNAGE #5
ARMY OF DARKNESS BUBBA HOTEP #2
AVENGERS NO ROAD HOME #6 (OF 10)
BATMAN #67 VAR ED
BITTER ROOT #5
BLACK BADGE #8
CAPTAIN MARVEL #3
CATALYST PRIME SUPERB #18
DARK RED #1
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS A DARKENED WISH #1
ELECTRIC WARRIORS #5 (OF 6)
FIREFLY BAD COMPANY #1
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #4
GRETEL #1 (OF 5)
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3
HIGH LEVEL #2
IMMORTAL HULK #15
INCURSION #2 (OF 4)
INVISIBLE KINGDOM #1
JAMES BOND 007 #5
JUSTICE LEAGUE #20
LAZARUS RISEN #1
LIFE & DEATH OF TOYO HARADA #1 (OF 6)
MARVEL ACTION AVENGERS #3
MEET THE SKRULLS #2 (OF 5)
MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #4
OUTPOST ZERO #8
RAINBOW BRITE #5
SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #3
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #15
SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #1 (OF 6)
SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #1 (OF 6)
STAR WARS #63
STAR WARS SOLO ADAPTATION #6 (OF 7)
TEEN TITANS #28
TEEN TITANS GO #33
UNCANNY X-MEN #14
UNSTOPPABLE WASP #5
WEST COAST AVENGERS #9
WILD STORM #21
WIZARD BEACH #4 (OF 5)
WOLVERINE INFINITY WATCH #2 (OF 5)
X-O MANOWAR #25