The Holiday Season is upon us, and you know what makes for great stocking stuffers? Comics! Here’s a healthy batch from this week that’ll be sure to spice up any office parties in the coming weeks.
Spider-Man 2099 #1 (Marvel)
(w) Nick Spencer (a) Jose Carlos Silva
Miguel O’Hara is a rising star at Alchemax, but his world is about to come crashing down.
The future of the Marvel Universe is about to die and the world needs a hero.
As Miguel faces a destiny he’s tried to run from all his life, the secrets of 2099 begin to unravel here.
New Mutants #3 (Marvel Comics)
(w) Ed Brisson (a) Flaviano Armentaro
THE FUTURE COMES KNOCKING!
While the original New Mutants are off in space, the rest of the youth of Krakoa begin to make the future they want to live in. First up – Armor’s outreach party, seeking young mutants who have chosen not to come to Krakoa.
Wonder Twins #10 (DC Comics)
(w) Mark Russell (a) Stephen Byrne
Zan and Jayna and their friend Polly Math plan the heist of a lifetime—from going undercover to stealing Lex Luthor’s personal rocket, all in the name of saving Polly’s father, Filo Math, from eternal imprisonment in the Phantom Zone. But even if they manage to pull it off, are the Wonder Twins prepared to face the terrors of deep space? Meanwhile, Filo’s old sentient computer program reawakens and connects to the internet for the first time…what havoc will it wreak when it’s unleashed on the modern world?
Doctor Mirage #5 (Valiant Entertainment)
(w) Magdalene Visaggio (a) Nick Robles (c) Jordie Bellaire (l) Dave Sharpe
What will Doctor Mirage have to sacrifice in order to discover the truth? Is this the end of Doctor Mirage?!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 (IDW Publishing)
(w) Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (a) Dave Wachter (c) Ronda Pattison
Things have never been worse for the TMNT and their allies, but there’s still one desperate gambit to try if the family can come together in time. Will it be worth the cost? Over eight years of TMNT storytelling have led to this game-changing moment! Don’t miss it!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel: Hellmouth #3 (BOOM! Studios)
(w) Jordie Bellaire, Jeremy Lambert (a) Eleonora Carlini
Angel and Buffy are on a mission to find the Mistress and close the Hellmouth – but will they turn on one another first? And is Drusilla the true evil behind the Hellmouth, or if there is another, even more powerful, that they should be worried about? Spoiler: there is.
Hack/Slash 15th Anniversary Special (Image Comics)
(w) Tim Seeley, Brian Crowley, Sam Eggleston, Jeff Bohn, Greg Ellner (a) Tim Seeley, Stefano Caselli, Daniel Leister, Emily Stone, Jay De Foy, Jules Shapirov
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the bloody tale about the slasher victim who fought back with these brand-new stories from HACK/SLASH alumni STEFANO CASELLI, EMILY STONE, and DAN LEISTER, as well as new, emerging talent! Plus: an unmissable lead story from-and about!-disgruntled comics writer TIM SEELEY, who makes a wish for Cassie Hack to become real… and then becomes a victim himself when his creation swears to kill him.
Dying is Easy #1 (IDW Publishing)
(w) Joe Hill (a) Martin Simmonds
The debut of an all-new creation by Joe Hill (Locke & Key) and Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead)! Meet Syd “Sh*t-Talk” Homes, a disgraced ex-cop turned bitter stand-up comic turned… possible felon?!
In part 1 of Dying is Easy, Carl Dixon is on the verge of comedy superstardom and he got there the dirty way: by stealing jokes. He’s got a killer act, an ugly past, and more enemies than punch-lines. So when someone asks Syd Homes how much it would cost to have Dixon killed, Syd isn’t surprised in the slightest. He’s already got a figure in mind…