Another week brings with it another batch of new comics. What looks good? Well, apparently it’s worthwhile to check out any book that begins with the letter “F.” But if you aren’t feeling the 6th letter of the alphabet, there’s a whole cavalcade of books worth checking out, most notably the continuation of one event and the conclusion of another.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Hellmouth #2
(w) Jordie Bellaire, Jeremy Lambert (a) Eleonora Carlini
THE EVENT OF THE YEAR CONTINUES! Buffy and Angel must find a way to work together as the Hellmouth begins to open and evil spreads across Sunnydale. But can Angel keep his true identity a secret from Buffy, or will the Hellmouth force him to reveal the monster within?
Event Leviathan #6 (DC Comics)
(w) Brian Michael Bendis (a) Alex Maleev
Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what’s their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of the DC Universe descend on Leviathan, and all the answers are revealed! Don’t miss the shocking conclusion of this storyline!
Fallen Angels #1 (Marvel Comics)
(w) Bryan Hill (a) Szymon Kudranski
NOT ALL BELONG IN PARADISE!
Psylocke finds herself in this new world of Mutantkind unsure of her place in it… but when a face from her past returns only to be killed, she seeks help from others who feel similar to get vengeance. Cable and X-23 join Kwannon for a personal mission that could jeopardize all Mutantkind!
Family Tree #1 (Image Comics)
(w) Jeff Lemire (a) Phil Hester
In The Family Tree, an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather, embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America in a desperate search for a cure to her horrifying transformation—before it’s too late.
Far Sector #1 (DC Comics | Young Animal)
(w) N.K. Jemisin (a) Jamal Campbell
N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the universe!
For the past six months, newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner “Jo” Mullein has been protecting the City Enduring, a massive metropolis of 20 billion people. The city has maintained peace for over 500 years by stripping its citizens of their ability to feel. As a result, violent crime is virtually unheard of, and murder is nonexistent.
But that’s all about to change in this new maxiseries that gives a DC Young Animal spin to the legacy of the Green Lanterns!
The Flash #82 (DC Comics)
(w) Joshua Williamson (a) Rafa Sandoval
“Rogues Reign” part one! The speed force is dead, doom has gripped the earth, and the FLASH lives in a nightmare! Powered-up by Lex Luthor’s offer, Captain Cold led his team of Rogues to ultimate victory over Central City. Through the might of Mirror Master’s amplified abilities, the rogues have re-shaped reality itself into their own kingdoms of cruelty – Heat Wave’s volcanic territory, Weather Wizard’s floating armory of the elements, and at the center of it all, the icy castle of Captain Cold. But with the villains stealing the show, why is the greatest threat to their reign one of their own?
Folklords #1 (BOOM! Studios)
(w) Matt Kindt (a) Matt Smith (c) Chris O’Halloran
In a world of magic and monsters, Ansel is an outsider haunted by visions of well-pressed suits and modern technology. When it comes time for him to declare his Quest on his 16th birthday, Ansel decides to seek out a legend that is only spoken in hushed whispers—the Folklords—hoping they can explain his visions…but looking for the Folklords is expressly forbidden and going on a rogue quest is punishable by death. What will Ansel risk to find out about the world he has never truly belonged in?
Gideon Falls #18 (Image Comics)
(w) Jeff Lemire (a) Andrea Sorrentino
2019 Eisner Award winner, Best New Series “THE PENTOCULUS,” Part Two The Bishop finally reveals the dark secrets of the Pentoculus to Father Fred and Angie… and what horrors it unleashed on the universe.
X-Men #2 (Marvel Comics)
(w) Jonathan Hickman (a) Leinil Francis Yu
Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu continue the flagship X-Men title!
When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!