Welcome to our weekly comic book recommendations! Comic books have been a beloved form of entertainment for decades. With new titles and series being released all the time, it’s an exciting time to be a comic book reader. We are going to take a look at the latest from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and IDW. Plus, each week we offer a graphic novel recommendation.
New Comic Book Recommendations | May 11, 2023
Danger Streets #6
(W) Tom King (A) Jorge Fornes
The unforgettable maxiseries takes some startling twists and turns! To survive the Manhunter’s deadly mission, must the Green Team become a solo venture? Only the Commodore knows for sure! Meanwhile, the Outsiders reveal their plans and, in the aftermath of Orion’s failure, Highfather and Darkseid make a pact to assure their worlds’ survival!
Green Lantern #1
(W) Jeremy Adams & Philip K Johnson (A) Xermanico Montes
Spinning out of the events of Dark Crisis, the Guardians of Oa at the heart of the Green Lantern Corps have quarantined Sector 2814, home of the planet Earth-and its champion along with it! A heartbreaking defeat has sent Hal reeling, returning home to rediscover his roots…and find the man responsible for ruining his life: Sinestro. From the visionary team of Jeremy Adams and Xermanico (who brought you the epic Flashpoint Beyond) comes a tale of redemption, loss, and finding out that maybe…just maybe…you can go home again. At least if you’re willing to hot-wire a power ring to do it. Also featuring part one of John Stewart: War Journal from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos!
Stargirl the Lost Children #6
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Todd Nauck
The battle for the fate of the lost children is here! Stargirl faces off against the Childminder on Orphan Island in the hopes of saving these forgotten sidekicks from her monstrous clutches. But if she succeeds, what does this mean the DC Universe timeline?
The Sandman Nightmare Country The Glass House #2
(W) James Tynion VI (A) Lisandro Estherren
The Corinthian and Dream have a deal: the toothy-eyed nightmare can continue walking the waking world in search of answers about the Smiling Man, but he’s bound to the will of Madison Flynn-who refuses to let him hurt or kill anyone she finds undeserving. But as the Corinthian finds himself drawn into the labyrinthian demon club the King of Pain, he’s about to get a taste of just how tight his leash really is…
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Fafael de Latorre
THE DEVIL IN HELL!
The Hand have made Matt Murdock’s life a living hell for years, but as Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto enter the crescendo of their critically acclaimed and chart-topping run, the villainous cadre of ninja may have finally gone too far, pushing Matt and every relationship he has to their breaking points.
(W) Scott Synder (A) Tony Daniel
“NO BRAKES,” Part Three
Welcome to EDEN, a heavenly, lush, alien jungle world within our own. As you explore this uncanny terrain, you’ll notice it’s brimming with the one resource the world lacks-light. But how did this place come to be, and what sacrifices must be made to keep it this way?
Phantom Road #3
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta
FBI agent Theresa Weaver arrives at the scene of Birdie’s car crash to assist the local officers. Although the Feds know more about the Phantom Road than they are willing to let on, Agent Weaver will need to crack the case quickly before more mutilated bodies appear.
Best Pick Up from Last Week | May 03, 2023
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Mora
The World’s Finest creators present the World’s Mightiest Mortal in a dazzling solo series! Dinosaurs from space! The Clubhouse of Eternity! Homicidal worms and talking tigers! Atomic robots, alien worlds, mad scientists, sinister curses, and villains from throughout the DC Universe-welcome to the wild adventures of Billy Batson, whose big red alter ego defends the Earth from its weirdest and wildest threats! Want to stop Lex Luthor and The Joker? Call Superman and Batman! International crises? Page Wonder Woman! But when Garguax, Emperor of the Moon, sets his sights on Gorilla City, that’s when you shout Shazam! The fan-favorite team of Mark Waid and Dan Mora (Batman/Superman: World’s Finest) brings the magic!
Graphic Novel Recommendation
Batman Superman World’s Finest The Devil Nezha
(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Mora
In the not-too-distant past, Superman’s powers are super-charged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo…and the only ally that the ultra-powerful Man of Tomorrow can turn to in this turbulent hour is Gotham’s own dark vengeance: the Batman. A nearly fatal burst of power drives Bruce Wayne to his own extreme measures to help his friend…enlisting none other than the Doom Patrol for aid. It’s the world’s greatest superheroes from the world’s greatest comic book talent in an epic comic book experience that kicks off the next big events in the DCU. Get ready, it’s time to soar.
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