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After combing through the solicits of titles being released each month, we’ll give you a breakdown of upcoming books we recommend, great jumping on points for stories, creators to follow and news for what to look out for in the coming weeks right here. Enjoy the Alpha Pull-list and make sure to throw anything that jumps out at you onto your subscription list where it’ll be waiting for you upon release at Alpha Comics. These comics will arrive in December so let us know that you’d like them added to your pull-list!
Coming to the All-New line is a horn-headed demon with a law degree and a Netflix original series in the new Daredevil. Piloted by actual law degree holding author, Charles Soule, and Marvel mainstay Ron Garney, comes a fresh new take on Murdock after a long and successful vacation in San Francisco. Now Daredevil is setting his sights on New York’s Chinatown alongside a new and exciting sidekick so get ready for Soule’s take on another Superhero/Lawyer this winter.
Featuring the artwork from Peter Panzerfaust’s Tyler Jenkins and the writing from The Kitchen’s Ollie Masters, Snow Blind is brand-new 4 issue mini-series set in an eerie suburban town. A family in witness protection get a dark wake up call in this new noir story that should be on every one’s pull lists come December
Harley’s LIttle Black Book
What could be better than another Palmiotti/Conner Harley Quinn series?! A Palmiotti/Conner Harley Quinn Oversized Team-up series! Starting bimonthly in December comes the new vehicle for Quinn’s hijinx alongside a collection of your favorite DC Universe characters beginning with the sensational Wonder Woman.
From the writer responsible for noir hits like Murder Book, Comeback and Sheltered comes a new tale of desperation, addiction and crime. Ed Brisson returns to Image comics alongside the artwork of Dead Drop’s Adam Gorham to present a dark world where a family’s survival depends on the dregs of a seedy underworld and dangerous habits. Ongoing beginning in December, The Violent is sure be another indie classic.
Totally Awesome Hulk
Greg Pak and Frank Cho team up to turn one of the Marvel Universe’s most brilliant minds into a raging, green goliath as Amadeus Cho takes centre stage as the All-New, Totally Awesome Hulk. Pak, known for his exemplary run in the past that gave us Planet Hulk, and the creation of Mastermind Excello himself, is sure to deliver another exciting sci-fi adventure with his return to the character, and surely with the help of the muscle-crazed artwork of Frank Cho, Totally Awesome Hulk will be a fun ride.
Gotham is not how Damian Wayne remembers it as he returns to see Batman now an employee of the GCPD and Bruce Wayne no longer under the cowl, a team of teenaged costumes wearing his R insignia, and a police force cracking down on his namesake. Spanning a mini-series by Tom King and Khary Randolph and spilling over into other titles such as Grayson, We are Robin, Detective Comics, Robin: Son of Batman, Gotham Academy, Red Hood/Arsenal and Teen Titans, the Robin War is shaping up to be an event not to be missed.
From the new and exciting Aftershock comics comes one of the titles in it’s new wave, Superzero. Again, Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner come together to conjure up the same energy and excitement they brought to Power Girl in the past and currently imbue Harley Quinn with as they explore romance, comedy and superpowers under a brand new banner.
Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Dragons
Spinning out of the classic but short lived series of the 1980’s where fairy tales and immersive fantasy met the creative powerhouse that was the Jim Henson Creature Shop,comes a new story in the Storyteller line from Archaia comics. This new installment in the line, cycles four creative teams each getting an issue to explore the traditional folklore of Dragons and myths from around the globe. Wonderment, delight and imagination was always at the core of anything with Henson’s name attached and this is sure to add to that ever expanding universe.
Matt Hawkins of Think Tank and Raffaele Ienco of Epic Kill present us with a new utopian world for a change in Symmetry. Obviously however, conflicts are inherent in any system and Symmetry will be no different in spite of its perfect appearance on the outside. Featuring an interesting romance at the centre of an Earth so perfect that it is actually a detriment to itself, Symmetry is a look at sci-fi tropes and how to spin them on their head.