Number One Comics – April 2018

Here is a recap of all the number one comics covered from the Trending Comics articles during the month of April. Comics are listed below with the respective creators on the book. As always, click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Portal Bound #1 – Mark Roslan, Gabe Carrasco and Alex Arizmendi.
Helm #1. – Jehanzeb Hasan and Miguel Angel.
Danger Doll Squad: Galactic Gladiators #1. – Dan Mendoza, Jason P Martin, Bryan Seaton and Winston Young.
Welcome to Paradise #1 – A.C. Medina and Morgan Kendrick Sawyer.
Demi-God #1 – Ron Marz and Andy Smith.
Isola #1. – Karl Kerschl, Brenden Fletcher and Mssassyk.

Isola

Demi-God

Welcome…

Danger Doll

Portal Bound

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Analog #1 – Gerry Duggan, Jordie Bellaire and David O’ Sullivan.
Curse of the Brimstone #1 – Justin Jordan and Philip Tan.
Thanos: Infinity Siblings #1 – Jim Starlin and Alan Davis.
Venomiized #1 – Cullen Bunn and Iban Coello.
Avengers: Shards of Infinity #1 – Ralph Macchio and Andrea Divito.

Venomized

Thanos Sibings

Analog

Brimstone

Avengers

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Domino #1 – Gail Simone and David Baldeon.
Exiles #1 – Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez.
Immortal Men #1 – James Tynion IV Jim Lee.
Dead Hand #1 – Kyle Higgins, Stephen Mooney and Jordan Bellaire.
Crude #1. – Steve Orlando,Garry Brown and Lee Loughridge.

Domino

Exiles

Immoral Men

Dead Hand

Crude

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Brothers Dracul #1 – Cullen Bunn and Mirko Colak.
Resident Alien An Alien In New York #1 – Peter Hogan, Dan Jackson and Rebekah Isaacs.
RoboCop Citizen’s Arrest #1 – Brian Wood and Jorge Coeiho.
Haunted High-Ons – Dirk Manning and Alessandro De Fornassari. 
Super Mansion #1 – Barry Hutchinson and Jake Elphick.

Brothers Dracul

Alien New York

Robocop

Haunted High-Ons

Super Mansion

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Marvel Super Hero Adventures #1 – Jim McCann and Dario Brizuela.
Bitcoin Comic Handbook #1 – Josh Blaylock.
Mainstream #1 – Talent Caldwell, Michael Dolce and Tony Moy.
Survival Fetish #1 – Patrick Kindlon and Antonio Fuso.
Infernal Descent #1 – Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler and Kyle Charles.

Marvel Super Hero

Infernal Descent

Survival Fetish

Mainstream

Bitcoin

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Tap Dance Killer #1 – Ted Sikora, and Nikolaus Harrison.
Skyward #1 – Joe Henderson and Antonio Fabela.
Wasted Space #1 – Michael Moreci and Hayden Sherman.
Live Work #1 – Pat Palermo
Antar #1 – Nnedi Okorafor and Eric Battle.

Tap Dance Killer

Skyward

Wasted Space

Live Work

Antar

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Hunt For Wolverine #1 – Charles Soule, David Marquez and Paulo Siqueira.
Thanos Annual #1 – Kieron Gillen, Ryan North, Al Ewing, Christopher Hastings, Katie Cook, Donny Cates, Frazer Irving and Katie Cook.
Jeepers Creepers #1 – Marc Andreyko and Kewber Baal.
Lady Death: Unholy Ruin #1 – Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean and Dheeraj Verma.
Liar #1 – Jeffrey Kaufman and Franchesco.

Hunt Wolverine

Thanos Annual

Lady Death

Liar

Jeepers

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Filbert Factor #1 – Mike Wolfer and Adrian Ropp.
The Prisoner #1 – Peter Milligan and Colin Lorimer.
Deep Roots #1 – Dan Watters and Val Rodrigues.
Rochelle #1 – John Crowther and Dell Barras.

Filbert Factor

Deep Roots

The Prisoner

Rochelle

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Top 5 Trending Comics #161

Every week before new comic book day, Trending Pop Culture provides our fans with the Top 5 Trending Comics arriving on new comic book day . This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) Trending Hot Picks article. This week’s Top 5 based on Trending Hot Picks #524.

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Hunt For Wolverine #1 – (The song ‘shady’s back’ plays) Guess who’s back? Back again. Guess who’s back, Logan’s back. Guess who’s back, guess who’s back, guess who’s back…..na na na na….
Thanos Annual #1 – Thanos takes the spotlight this coming Thursday as he unleashes his fury on the Marvel Universe in Avengers: Infinity War. Cosmic Ghost Rider takes center stage in this annual to tell some stories regarding the Mad Titan. A narrative journey and Thanos will wreck havoc in the box office as well.
Silencer #4 – Silencer battles Deathstroke for the first time. Should be a very interesting battle.
Stabbity Bunny #4 – Issue’s one thru three have sold out. what do you think happens here? Scout Comics’ Cyber Spectre #1 would have beat out the bunny for a Top 5 spot, but it may be delayed….
Mainstream #1 – Zenescope Entertainment gives fans another original title.

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Here are the rest of the trending comics from this weeks Trending Hot Picks #524 
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Avengers #690
Thanos #13
Redneck #12
Moon Knight #194
Werewolf By Night #32 
The Mighty Thor #706
Venom #165
Lockjaw #3
Batgirl #22
Jeepers Creepers #1
Lady Death: Unholy Ruin #1
Bitcoin Comic Handbook #1
Rochelle #1
Liar #1 
The Prisoner #1 
Deep Roots #1
Filbert Factor #1 

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New Comics This Week #524 – Videos

A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly Trending Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 4/25/18. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> Trending Hot Picks #524.

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Best Covers – New Comics 4-25-18

New comic book release day 4/25/18. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week. Shown below are the comic book covers with the cover artist.
Always remember, all of these new comics are just as awesome in the inside as they are on the outside. What are your favorite covers this week?

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Mike Deodato Jr

Joshua Middleton

Mike McKone

Mike Deodato Jr

Bill Sienkiewicz

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David Lopez

Nick Derington

Mark Bagley

Rob Liefeld

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Cully Hamner

Brian Pulido

David Finch

Russell Dauterman

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In-Hyuk Lee

Mark Brooks

Michael Del Mundo

Amy Reeder

Frenchesco

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David Nakayama

Gabriel Hernandez Walta

Nick Pitarra

Mike Vasquez

Erik Larsen

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Marco Checchetto

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Trending Hot Picks #524

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Hunt For Wolverine #1

Avengers #690

Thanos Annual #1

Venom #165

Batgirl #22

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Disney buys Fox Studios and fans get some of their Marvel characters that have been M.I.A. for some time now. Besides the Fantastic Four coming back, so will Wolverine. Not the old guy, not the girl, the real Wolverine we all know and love. Check out Hunt For Wolverine #1 as the beginning and the return to some normalcy to the Marvel Universe. Speaking of normal, lots and lots of variant covers to choose from here. Writer Charles Soule and artists David Marquez and Paulo Siqueira. 
When Marvel set out on a 16 week, continuous Avengers storyline, many thought it would never be without a delay….somewhere. That delay never occurred and the result was nothing short of absolute praise from comic fans everywhere. Of course the naysayers and complainer’s will always be around, but for the most part, comic fans were very satisfied with the run thus far. The ‘No Surrender’ story concludes this Wednesday in Avengers #690. The issue will introduce readers to an all new Avengers team.
The Cosmic Ghost Rider trends seem to be leveling a bit. The first appearance in Thanos #13 still is sort after. With the character still in its infantile hot stage, Marvel strikes while the iron is hot. This week; Thanos Annual #1 features a narrative story from the Cosmic Ghost Rider himself regarding all of the ‘bad stuff’ Thanos has ever done. Bad, very bad Thanos. It’s safe to say this could be the most trending comic of the week. Writers; Kieron Gillen, Ryan North, Al Ewing, Christopher Hastings, Katie Cook, and Donny Cates. Artists; Frazer Irving and Katie Cook. Oh, one more thing regarding Cosmic Ghost Rider. Check out the Gabriel Hernandez Walta cover to Redneck #12. It’s a hysterical homage to the Cosmic Ghost Rider craze.
Over the years Marvel Comics have given Moon Knight fans countless origin stories on Marc Spector. Seems as though if they gave a retelling or a new angle on it, it would garner more attention to the character. Moon Knight gets another retelling or a spice up origin in Moon Knight #194. Realize one thing though. If, or when Moon Knight breaks out into his own Netflix series or film, the speculators will go nuts and the trends will hit hard on all Moon Knight issues. The first appearance in Werewolf By Night #32 will break out tremendously. Any issue of Moon Knight that resembles an origin, first appearance, a premiere issue, a number one issue, a rare variant, etc will trend big. Click right HERE and thumb through some Moon Knight comics on Ebay. Get these comics cheaper now, before the ‘big wave’ hits. You never know.

Lockjaw #3

Moon Knight #194

Silencer #4

Stabbity Bunny #4

Mighty Thor #706

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Long live Jane Foster. The epic conclusion “The Death Of The Mighty Thor” in The Mighty Thor #706. Jason Aaron writes. Beautiful cover by Russell Dauterman.
Venom #165 introduces a new enemy into the fold. This comic sets up an epic Venom storyline this fall.
The Lockjaw #3 variant is sure to satisfy some nostalgic Spider-Man fans. Cover by David Nakayama.
Silencer meets her match in Silencer #4 as she faces of against Deathstroke. ‘Payback Time’ part one.
Batgirl #22 begins the new story ‘Strange Loop’.

Redneck #12

Jeepers Creepers #1

Lady Death #1

Mainstream #1

Cyber Spectre #1

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Liar #1

Trending Pop Culture Indie Hot Picks; Indie comics do not always show up on Ebay right way. Please check back on a regular basis, some of the smaller print indie books usually list after new comic book release day or a few days after.
Scout Comics’ hot trending series is back with a new issue; Stabbity Bunny #4. Also, check out the soon to be sold out The Cyber Spectre #1. Writer Richard Emms and artist Ale Garza.
Jeepers Creepers #1 (Dynamite Entertainment); Writer Marc Andreyko and artist Kewber Baal.
Coffin Comics introduces readers to a new story and new format; Lady Death: Unholy Ruin #1. New characters, re-intro’s and lots more. Writers Brian Pulido and Mike MacLean. Artist Dheeraj Verma.
New five issue mini-series from Zenescope Entertainment; Mainstream #1. Creators, Talent Caldwell, Michael Dolce and Tony Moy.
Anyone really have a full understanding as to how Bitcoin works? Learn about the new age of money and how it all works in Bitcoin Comic Handbook #1. Writer/artist Josh Blaylock will bring comic fans up to speed in this first ever Bitcoin based comic book from Devil’s Due.
Rochelle #1 (Antarctic Press); John Crowther and Dell Barras.
Liar #1 (Big City Comics); Writer Jeffrey Kaufman and artist Franchesco.
The Prisoner #1 (Titan Books); Peter Milligan and Colin Lorimer.
Deep Roots #1 (Vault Comics); Dan Watters and Val Rodrigues.
Filbert Factor #1 Rejected By Free Comic Book Day Blueprint (American Mythology); Mike Wolfer and Adrian Ropp.

Rochelle #1

Deep Roots #1

The Prisoner #1

Filbert Factor #1

Bitcoin Handbook #1

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Number One Comics – October 2017

Here is a recap of all the number one comics covered from the InvestComics Hot Picks during the month of October. As always, click on the comic cover/images or RED links to buy/bid any of the comics from ALL available Ebay sellers.

Shadowman Rae Sremmurd #1 – Eliot Rahal and Renato Guedes.
Shadow Batman #1 – Steve Orlando and Giovanni Timpano.
Slots #1 – Dan Panosian.
Warframe #1 – Matt Hawkins, Ryan Cady and Studio Hive.
The Archies #1 – Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg and Joe Eisma.

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Buy/Bid – Slots #1

Buy/Bid – Archies #1

Buy/Bid – Shadow Batman #1

Buy/Bid – Shadow/Rae #1

Buy/Bid – Warframe #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weed Magic #1 – Brian Phillipson and Alex Cormack.
Eugenic #1 – James Tynion and Eryk Donovan.
Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1 – Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko, Laura Braga and Amanda Conner.
Batman: White Knight #1 – Sean Murphy.
Punisher The Platoon #1 – Garth Ennis and Goran Parlov.

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Harley Ivy Betty Veronica #1

Buy/Bid – Punisher Platoon #1

Buy/Bid – White Knight #1

Buy/Bid – Weed Magic #1

Buy/Bid – Eugenic #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Falcon #1 – Rodney Barnes and Joshua Cassara.
Ragman #1 – Ray Fawkes and Inaki Miranda.
Gotham City Garage #1 
God Complex #1 – Paul Jenkins, Bryan Lie and Hendry Prasetya.
Danger Doll Squad #1 – Dan Mendoza, Jason P. Martin, Bryan Seaton and Winston Young.

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Buy/Bid – Falcon #1

Buy/Bid – Ragman #1

Buy/Bid – Gotham Garage #1

Buy/Bid – God Complex #1

Buy/Bid – Danger Doll #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dan Dare #1 – Peter Milligan and Alberto Fouche.
Wrapped Up #1 –  Dave Scheidt and Sean K. Dove.
Zen Home One Shot – Dan Cote.
Aspen Universe Decimation #1 – Vince Hernandez and Marco Renna.
Volcanosaurus #1 – S.A. Check and Scottie Watson.

Buy/Bid – Zen #1

Buy/Bid – Aspen #1

Buy/Bid – Dan Dare #1

Buy/Bid – Wrapped Up #1

Volcanosaurus #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thor: Where Walk the Frost Giants #1 – Ralph Macchio and Todd Nauck.
DC House of Horror #1
The Ruff & Reddy Show #1 – Howard Chaykin and Mac Rey.
Jughead: The Hunger #1 – Frank Tieri and Michael Walsh.
Hack/Slash: Resurrection #1 – Tini Howard, K. Michael Russel and Celor.

Buy/Bid – Frost Giants #1

Buy/Bid – DC Horror #1

Buy/Bid – Ruff & Ready #1

Buy/Bid – Jughead #1

Buy/Bid – Hack/Slash #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Santa vs. Dracula – Ed Power and Melissa Dejesus.
Solar Flare, Season 2 #1 – James Haick III and Branko Jovanovic.
Eternity #1 – Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine.
Taarna #1 – Alex De Campi and Stephane Roux.
1985: Black Hole Repo #1 – Michael Moreci and Seth Sherwood.
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast #1
Sugar Boogarz #1 – Michael Duron.

Buy/Bid – Eternity #1

Buy/Bid – Santa Dracula #1

Buy/Bid – Taarna #1

Buy/Bid – Iron Maiden #1

Buy/Bid – Sugar Boogarz #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mazscara #1 – Gary T. Becks.
Gao #1 – Alfred Perez.
No Room For Magic #1 – Adrian Ramos.
IM-6 #1 – Binne MacManamon and Roger Bonet.

Buy/Bid – Mazscara #1

Buy/Bid – No Room #1

Buy/Bid – Gao #1

Buy/Bid – IM-6 #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top 5 Hot Picks #133

Every week before new comic book day, InvestComics provides our fans with the Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. This week’s Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #495 and new comics coming this Wednesday 10/4/17.

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Batman: White Knight #1 – The Joker as ‘White Knight’. We’re intrigued! Written and drawn by Sean Murphy.
Batman #32 – Will Catwoman say yes?? We find out in this issue.
Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1 – A super-cool team-up from DC and Archie. Super creative team as well, Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko, Laura Braga and Amanda Conner. 
Weed Magic #1 – This Bliss On Tap comic is sold out. Going for a premium on Ebay already.
Slots #1 – New Image Comic from Dan Panosian.

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Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #495
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Punisher The Platoon #1
Punisher #52 (1991)
Star Wars Darth Vader #6
Iron Fist #73
Venom #155
Venomverse #5
Batman #24
All-Star Batman #14
Eugenic #1
Shadowman Rae Sremmurd #1
Shadow Batman #1
Warframe #1
The Archies #1

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 10-4-17

New comic book release day 10/4/17. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week. Shown below are the comic book covers with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

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Guardians #11 – Francesco Mattina

Avengers #672 – Mike McKone

Harley Quinn #29 – Frank Cho

Venom #155 – Mark Bagley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Green Arrow 32 – Mike Grell

Jenny Frison

Adam Hughes

Iron Fist #73 – Jeff Dekal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shadow Batman #1 – David Finch

Venom #155 – John Tyler Christopher

Darth Vader #6 – Francesco Mattina

Batman #32 – Mikel Janin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-Star Batman #14 – Albuquerque

Punisher The Platoon #1 – Andy Brase

Vengeance #1 – Mike McKone

Venom #155 – Mike McKone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Comics #495

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A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 10/4/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> InvestComics Hot Picks #495. This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…..it’s good for you.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #495

InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005.
This week, new comic book release day 10/4/17.
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Buy/Bid – Punisher The Platoon #1

Buy/Bid – The Punisher #52

Buy/Bid – Venom #155

Buy/Bid – Darth Vader #6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvel’s Punisher The Platoon #1 is a direct take from the 1991 hit storyline ‘Punisher Invades Nam’. The two-part story was a speculative dream that began in Punisher #52. It was a hot book for a little bit, but then fizzled out. Doesn’t everything? The 1991 comic was written by Mike Harris and drawn by Roger Salick. The inker, maybe you heard of him, Jimmy Palmiotti? Yes, that DC Harley Quinn guy. And so much more! The current Punisher Platoon story will be from Garth Ennis and Goran Parlov.
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Will there be a bigger book than Star Wars Darth Vader #6 this week? (update 10-1-17: this comic could be delayed this week) Probably not, if this happens to be the first appearance of a new Inquisitorius. Creators; Charles Soule and Giuseppe Camuncoli.
Iron Fist #73, ‘Reintroduces the savagery of Sabre-Tooth’. Marvel Legacy hype, love it!

Buy/Bid – Iron Fist #73

Buy/Bid – Spirits Of Vengeance #1

Buy/Bid – Venom #155

Buy/Bid – Venomverse #5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the big two push the reset button, lots of cool things tend to happen. Regardless of certain protesting silly fanboys, there are always great things to look forward to. One of those things from Marvel’s Legacy launch is Mike McKone’s cool headshot covers. Take a look at a couple of them displayed in this article.
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The new Venom #155, John Tyler Christopher trading card cover is superb. It’ll definitely make it to our Best Comic Book Covers Of The Week. Don’t expect this eye candy to stay on the shelf too long though.
Venomverse #5, Declan Shalvey variant cover, that red symbol in front of the Punisher……..Batman, no? It sure looks like it. At quick glance, it fools you for a second.

Buy/Bid – All-Star Batman #14

Buy/Bid – Batman #32

Buy/Bid – Batman White Knight #1

Buy/Bid – Harley Ivy Betty Veronica #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A week full of Batman comics is a good week.
The Joker as ‘White Knight’ in Batman: White Knight #1. Written and drawn by Sean Murphy.
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Soap opera hits Batman and comic fans. The ‘answer’ everyone has been waiting for will arrive this week in Batman #32. Will Catwoman accept the marriage proposal (Batman #24) from Batman? If she says yes (which does not seem too likely), this comic will be very sort after in a hurry. If she says she’ll pass, this comic will not be very sort after. See, simple math is fun. All-Star Batman #14 will be Scott Snyder’s final issue.
A fantastic crossover arrives this week. Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1. Archie is the envy of every fanboy, now add two more to the list as Harley and Ivy vie for Archie’s attention/affection. That’s four hotties’ after one dude. Superstar creators all over this one too. Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko, Laura Braga and Amanda Conner.

Buy/Bid – Archies #1

Buy/Bid – Slots #1

Buy/Bid – Shadow Batman #1

Buy/Bid – Eugenic #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

InvestComics Indie Hot Picks:
Eugenic #1 (Boom Studios). An InvestComics Top 5 candidate here. Writer James Tynion and artist Eryk Donovan.
The cover alone to Weed Magic #1 from Bliss On Tap is enough to make anyone’s head turn. It is fabulous and I absolutely love it. Paying homage in the ‘highest’ way possible to DC’s Action Comics #1. Cover artist Alex Cormack has this cover lit. Creators Brian Phillipson and Alex Cormack bring the tale of two stoner’s named Moe & Bunny. Yes, smoke em’ if you got em! (All in good fun, relax will ya?). Oh yes almost forgot, it’s sold out too.
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Valiant Entertainment once again pushes the envelope. This time teaming with a premier hip hop artist Rae Sremmurd (Black Beatles). They have 2.9 million Facebook followers, 4.2 million Instagram followers and over a half million Twitter followers. Valiant knows how to do it. They are on the cutting edge. Indie’s take notice. Shadowman Rae Sremmurd #1 from Eliot Rahal and Renato Guedes.
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Shadow Batman #1 (Dynamite Entertainment). Creators Steve Orlando and Giovanni Timpano.
Slots #1 (Image Comics). Creator Dan Panosian.
Warframe #1 (Image Comics). Creators Matt Hawkins, Ryan Cady and Studio Hive.
The Archies #1 (Archie Comics). Creators Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg and Joe Eisma.

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Cloak and Dagger Checklist

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Cloak and Dagger Checklist.

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Click To Buy/Bid – SPCT SPM #64

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Click To Buy/Bid – SPCT SPM #69

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Click To Buy/Bid – Marvel Age #6

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Click To Buy/Bid – Clock & Dagger #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man #64 (1982) – The duo debuts right here. Written by Bill Mantlo and pencils by Ed Hannigan.

Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man #69 (1982) – The second appearance of Cloak and Dagger.

Marvel Age #6 (1983) – A Rick Leonardi cover.

Cloak and Dagger #1 (1983) – This four issue limited series back in the early 80’s was a hot commodity for a bit. Watch as we arrive closer to a true announcement of a Clock and Dagger series, this series picks up some steam. Series was written by Bill Mantlo and drawn by Rick Leonardi. The first issue features the first appearance of Mayhem. Cloak and Dagger #4 offers up an origin issue.

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Click To Buy/Bid – MTU Ann #6

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Click To Buy/Bid – PP Spec SPM #97

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Click To Buy/Bid – Power Pack #6

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Mutants #23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marvel Team-Up Annual #6 (1983) – A team up with Spidey and the New Mutants.

Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man #97 (1984) – The late Herb Trimpe pencils this issue with a Cloak and Dagger appearance.

Power Pack #6 (1985) – Another popular 80’s series. Have you heard our take on Power Pack though? You can catch our tip in many places, but HERE is a good start. Anyway, Cloak and Dagger appearance here.

New Mutants #23 (1985) – Written by Chris Claremont, art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Cloak and Dagger appearance. Nuff said.

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Click To Buy/Bid – C&D #1 1985

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Click To Buy/Bid – Cloak & Dagger #6

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Mutants #25

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Click To Buy/Bid – Power Pack #19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Mutants #25 (1985) – Same as New Mutants #23 on this checklist, except this is the first appearance of Legion.

Cloak and Dagger #1 (1985) – The first issue of their very own series.

Power Pack #19 (1986) – Appear with Wolverine and Beta Ray Bill.

Cloak and Dagger #6 (1986) – First full appearance of Predator. No not that one, Marvel’s Predator.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Cloak & Dagger #7

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Click To Buy/Bid – Cloak & Dagger #8

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Click To Buy/Bid – Cloak & Dagger #9

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Click To Buy/Bid – Strange Tales #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cloak and Dagger #7 (1986) – Marc Silvestri art.

Cloak and Dagger #8 (1986) – Mike Mignola art.

Cloak and Dagger #9 (1986) – Art Adams pencils.

Strange Tales #1 (1987) – The Cloak and Dagger series ended at issue number eleven and picked up right here. First appearance of Lord of Light.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Str Tales #8

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Click To Buy/Bid – MRV Grph Nov #34

Click To Buy/Bid – Marvel Age #66

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Click To Buy/Bid – Strange Tales #12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Strange Tales #8 (1987) – First appearance of Mr. Jip.

Marvel Graphic Novel #34 (Cloak and Dagger Predator and Prey) (1988) – Marvel gives Cloak and Dagger the graphic novel treatment. Bill Mantlo writes and Larry Stroman pencils.

Strange Tales #12 (1988) – Whilce Portacio art. Terry Austin/Portacio cover as well. Punisher appearance.

Marvel Age #66 (1988) – C&D appear on this John Bolton cover.

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Click To Buy/Bid – MM C&D #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – MM C&D #3

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Click To Buy/Bid – Code of Honor #2

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Click To Buy/Bid – Supernaturals #4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger #1 (1988) – Another number one issue (and series) with C&D leading the way.

The Mutant Misadventures of Cloak and Dagger #3 (1989) – Jim Lee cover art.

Code of Honor #2 (1997) – One has to dig deep over an eight year span here between comics in which Cloak and Dagger had and sort of relevancy at all in the Marvel U. Thanks to writer Chuck Dixon, he gives these characters their long overdue in this issue and next. The four issue Code of Honor series was a good one too.

The Supernaturals #4 (1998) – An appearance in this comic with artist Ivan Reis, writers Brian Pulido and Marc Andreyko.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Marvel Knights #7

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Click To Buy/Bid – Runaways #9

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Click To Buy/Bid – MM Runaways #11

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Click To Buy/Bid – Wolverine #42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marvel Knights #7 (2001) – A beautiful Dagger cover from Danny Miki and Joe Quesada.

Runaways #11 (2004) – Here’s a great double-shot speculation book. The Runaways are rumored to get their own television series and so are Cloak and Dagger. This two part story is written by the great Brian K Vaughan.

Runaways #9 (2005) – Cloak and Dagger make another appearance in the second Runaways title the following year. A four issue appearance. Writer Brian K Vaughan here again.

Wolverine #42 (2006) – Too many Marvel characters appear in this comic to list, but there is a Cloak and Dagger appearance written by Marc Guggenheim and drawn by Humberto Ramos.

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Click To Buy/Bid – Black Panther #25

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Click To Buy/Bid – C&D #1 2010

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Click To Buy/Bid – Spider Island #1

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Click To Buy/Bid – New Avengers #23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Click To Buy/Bid – Deadpool #16

New Avengers #23 (2006) – C&D appearance. Art; Oliver Coipel, writer Brian Michael Bendis.

Black Panther #25 (2007) – An appearance in a Black Panther book.

Deadpool #16 (2009) – Dagger makes an appearance.

Cloak and Dagger #1 (2010) – A one shot. Writer Stuart Moore, artist Mark Brooks.

Spider Island Cloak and Dagger #1 (2011) – A three issue mini-series starring lots of Marvel characters.

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CAP becomes CAPTAIN AMERICA & BUCKY as of #620, from Brubaker, Andreyko, and Samnee

Marvel Announces New CAPTAIN AMERICA & BUCKY Series
Brubaker, Andreyko and Samnee Join Forces in July
 
Two Marvel icons fight side-by-side once more as Captain  America becomes Captain America And Bucky #620, co-written by Eisner Award winners Ed Brubaker (Captain America) and Marc Andreyko (Batman: Streets of Gotham) with art by acclaimed illustrator Chris Samnee (Thor: The Mighty Avenger) for only $2.99! From the trenches of Nazi-occupied Europe to the halls of Avengers Tower, Bucky Barnes has seen it all! Now, learn the whole truth about this life spent in the crosshairs – and the secrets of a future primed to explode like a powder keg.
 
“What was Cap like in the early days, before WWII started? This is a question I’ve wanted to explore for years.  And of course, the whole series ties directly into what’s going on in Captain America and Fear Itself, and sets up future plans for [CLASSIFIED],” said Brubaker. “Getting to work with Marc and Chris, of course, is the cherry on top, since they’re both doing brilliant work here.”
 
Co-writer Andreyko explained, “Getting to explore unseen pieces of Bucky’s history, from WWII through today, is an absolute blast. Being able to contribute to the Captain America legacy is an honor and a privilege and I can’t wait to see the readers’ reactions!”
 
There’s a similar thrill for artist Chris Samnee, who revealed, “The scripts I’ve gotten from Ed and Marc so far have been outstanding.  I’m doing everything I can to live up to all the work they’re putting into these scripts and pushing myself to make these pages the absolute best work I can muster. And having Bettie Breitweiser handling colors on these issues really take my stuff to another level. She’s an amazing talent and I couldn’t be happier with the pages I’ve seen from her so far.”
 
Some heroes are born great and others made great. But a select few must go through hell before they discover what kind of hero they can be. Can Bucky find his place in the Marvel Universe before his past finds him first? Leap into battle with the man who would be the Winter Solder this July when Captain America And Bucky #620 opens a whole new chapter in the history of both Fighting Avengers!
 
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #620
Written by ED BRUBAKER & Marc Andreyko
Penciled by Chris Samnee
Cover by Ed McGuinness
Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY
Rated T+ …$2.99
ON SALE THIS JULY!
 
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InvestComics Comic Hot Picks 6-17-09

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It’s an early release for one comic this week. Monday is the biggest Captain America issue since #25. It’s already sold out. If it’s not on your pull list, too bad for you.

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Has it been 575 issues since Steve Rogers departed? No it hasn’t, but it sort of fells like a long time doesn’t it? This is where Marvel comics super exceeds DC by leaps and bounds. DC kills characters almost every other week it seems and every other week someone comes back from the dead. Marvel has kept Steve Rogers, yes “The” Captain America dead for about 2 years. That’s impressive by today’s standards. Not as impressive as keeping Captain Marvel
dead for all those years before tinkering to bring him back, but impressive nonetheless. Yes Marvel has had their share of bringing the dead back to life. Phoenix and  Elecktra have more lives than Pa Kent. Getting past that, Marvel has done this one right. How else could anyone explain that the Captain America title has done so well without Steve Rogers as Cap? One word needed here: Brubaker. Here’s a news flash fans, riveting storytelling will always win over anything else in the comic book
world. The mere fact that the Captain America comic has sustained its core audience and turned new readers by the droves to jump on board is a huge victory here for all. So what is the big draw here to number 600 exactly? Marvel’s hype machine will hit full throttle on this one. Like the release on Monday instead of Wednesday. The television coverage it’s gaining. Here is the million dollar question. Is Steve Rogers coming back? Not to sound too crass but hopefully he’s not coming back. Bringing him back now would just seem, well not real enough. Yes these are comic books and yes it’s not supposed to be taken so seriously, but tell that to the readers of the Cap series. It’s realism at its finest form. So real in fact we all saw Steve’s lifeless body on the gurney, super serum gone and all, we also saw his body drift away into the abyss. He’s dead right? How do you reverse this? How compelling or brilliant must a writer be to bring him back? Brubaker obviously has had a plan since day one as so Marvel has told us. This better be big Ed. You must make the fans gasp when the reveal happens. We really hope not to see Steve Rogers (Patrick Duffy) in the shower saying, “good morning honey”.  The funny thing about all of this is that Steve Rogers is probably not even coming back in this issue. The foundation might be set in this issue for the Cap’s Rebirth coming soon; Steve might not even show up in there! Well Mr. Brubaker
looks like you have a monumental task on your hands. You have all of us waiting to see the next chapter in the new Captain America era. There is no reason why we should all think that now will be the time you let us down. No pressure Mr. Brubaker, no pressure.
 

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Dark Reign: Mister Negative #1  Here is a comic that you could have fun with
this week. Search for 5 villains and their first appearance from this ONE
comic. Scorcher in Untold Tales of Spider-Man #1, Speed Demon from Amazing
Spider-Man #222
, The Squid could be found in Peter Parker:Spider-Man #16, the sexy White Rabbit in Marvel Team Up #131 and last but not least, Mister
Negative could be found in the first part of the Brand New Day storyline, Amazing Spider-Man #546. All of these comics are under the $5 mark except for the first White Rabbit; she comes in at the $15. Happy hunting!
 

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Here are a few first appearances you could look for this week. Romulus makes an appearance in Wolverine Origins #37. Find Romulus’ 1st ever in Wolverine #50 from 2007. X-Men Origins: Gambit #1 (One Shot) is coming at you this week. The Wolverine movie has sparked the interest of our favorite Cajun hero. Find Gambit’s cameo in Uncanny X-Men Annual #14 and his 1st full in Uncanny X-Men #266. American Eagle starts kicking butt in War Machine #7. Already featured on IC as a BUY, it’s a cheap first appearance of a character that has tremendous breakout ability as far as popularity goes. Find the Native American’s 1st spot from 1981 in Marvel-Two-In One Annual  #6 at a bargain price! xmenoriginsgambitoneshot.gifscreenhunter_06_jun._11_21.18.gifxmen2661987.gif screenhunter_07_jun._11_21.23.gifmarveltwoinoneannual2.gif

 

 

 

 

….And here are some quick shots: Invincible #63 Conquest
has arrived and our hero feels it. In the face, in the stomach, in the legs, in his head……Cable #15 final chapter in the successful storyline Messiah Complex. Ultimate Spider-Man has died so check out the Ultimatum Spider-Man: Requiem #1. Origins of Flamebird and Nightwing in Action Comics Annual #12 and finally Batman arrives with another number one issue with Batman Streets of Gotham #1.
This new ongoing series will be brought to you by
  Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko and Dustin Nguyen. A variant cover from JG Jones is a plus too.
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See you next week,

Invest Wisely

Jay Katz