Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Comics Pick List - 10/7/09


Here are this week's picks from John Mayo of Let us know which one's youre interested in checking out and why?

Incredibles #1 (above)

(W) Mark Waid (A) Marcio Takara Baby Jack-Jack, everyone's favorite superpowered toddler, battles a nasty cold! Hopefully the rest of the Parr family can stay healthy, because normal denizens of Metroville are starting to exhibit superpowers. Can The Incredibles discover the cause of both outbreaks before the city is left in total shambles? Covers by Matt Wagner.

Mighty #9

Written by Peter J. Tomasi & Keith Champagne Art by Chris Samnee Cover by Dave Johnson  Alpha One is the fastest man on Earth - but Gabriel Cole will  have to be faster if he wants to put his plan in motion before his super-powered adversary catches on! He's literally got something cooking that could really give Alpha a hand...but definitely not in the way you're expecting!

Walt Disneys Comics & Stories #699

(W) Riccardo Secchi (A) Stefano Turconi One of the longest-lived, greatest comics in history comes to BOOM! Studios! A direct market event - the title that was host to Walt Disney's most cherished characters that helped build a decades-spanning global empire, originally launched in 1942, has come to BOOM! Kids! Ever wondered what would happen when all the superheroes of the Disney comics universe star in an epic clash against all the super villains with the fate of the world at stake? Join The Duck Avenger, Super Goofy, and the man himself Mickey Mouse for an all-new team of heroes, an all-new era in Disney publishing! 

Doctor Voodoo Avenger of Supernatural #1

Written by RICK REMENDER Penciled by TO BE REVEALED AT SDCC Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC Variant Cover by BILLY TAN Launching from the pages of New Avengers, Jericho Drumm assumes the role of Marvel's new Sorcerer Supreme as DOCTOR VOODOO! Having foreseen an unimaginable evil that will soon envelop the Marvel Universe, the Eye of Agamotto has passed the mantle of Sorcerer Supreme on to the one man who has the unique gifts to stave off the coming darkness -- but is Doctor Voodoo ready for the momentous duty as avenger of the supernatural? As Jericho begins to grapple with his colossal new position, malevolent beings of vast power see his arrival as an opportunity to strike. Rising stars Rick Remender (PUNISHER) and *ARTIST TO BE REVEALED AT SDCC* crack open a new chapter in the Book of Vishanti to tell the ongoing adventures of the new Sorcerer Supreme in the Mighty Marvel fashion!

Daredevil #501

Written by ANDY DIGGLE Art by ROBERTO DE LA TORRE Cover by ESAD RIBIC Variant Cover by TIM SALE Meet Daredevil as you've NEVER seen him before! The cataclysmic events of issue 500 left Matt in the toughest place of his life - and forced him to make the hardest decision he's ever made. Now's the start of a radically different chapter in Daredevil's adventures, and the perfect jumping-on point as the new creative team of Andy Diggle (THUNDERBOLTS) and Roberto De La Torre (IRON MAN) take DD to entirely new highs...and lows!

Haunt #1

Story ROBERT KIRKMAN art GREG CAPULLO, RYAN OTTLEY & TODD McFARLANE covers TODD MCFARLANE, RYAN OTTLEY (1:10) & GREG CAPPULLO  (1:25)  McFARLANE & KIRKMAN'S HAUNT HAS ARRIVED! Daniel Kilgore is dragged into his estranged brother Kurt's secret life of murder and espionage... by his ghost.  With no training whatsoever, guided by the spirit of his secret-agent brother, Daniel must now solve his brother's murder and save the world - or die trying! 

Planetary #27

Written by Warren Ellis Art and cover by John Cassaday  Tons of things have changed since writer Warren Ellis (THE AUTHORITY, STORMWATCH) and artist John Cassaday (Astonishing X-Men) began their long, strange trip into the bizarre underbelly of the WildStorm Universe, but one thing has stayed the same: Anticipation for this final issue of the critically acclaimed series remains gargantuan! Over a decade in the making, PLANETARY culminates in this spectacular, oversized adventure. Prepare for answers to be revealed as the enigmatic Elijah Snow has one last errand to run!  Featuring a stunning 3-piece wraparound gatefold cover drawn by Cassaday, PLANETARY #27 represents the end of an era and should not be missed!

Warlord #7

Written by Mike Grell Art and cover by Mike Grell  Mike Grell picks up the pencil again for the dazzling 2-part 'The Forgotten!' All in Skartaris know Travis Morgan, the Warlord - all except for Morgan himself! Lost in the ruins of a savage city and protecting a girl he doesn't know, the Warlord can't even remember his own name! Good thing he remembers how to fight - or the ape-men of this forgotten world will leave him in an unmarked grave!

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