P.O.W.!: NCBD Picks for Sept 20, 2017

Each week on the show, we bring you our picks of the week (P.O.W.) for the upcoming new comic book day (NBCD). Every Tuesday we will bring you those pics here on the site in this new column appropriately named P.O.W.! Welcome to your Intel Download!



Journey to Star Wars Last jedi Capt Phasma #2

Writer: Thompson, Kelly

Artist: Checchetto, Marco
Cover Artist: Renaud, Paul

As the excitement ramps up for this December’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, come back with us to the final moments of The Force Awakens and the destruction of Starkiller Base to learn the fate of Captain Phasma! Captured by the Resistance and thrown into a garbage masher, we follow the chrome-adorned warrior from the site of the First Order’s biggest defeat to the doorstep of this holiday season’s biggest blockbuster! Written by Kelly Thompson
 (HAWKEYE, STAR WARS ANNUAL 2016) and drawn by Marco Checchetto (STAR WARS: SHATTE
RED EMPIRE, STAR WARS: SCREAMING CITADEL), Captain Phasma will recondition you to love Star Wars again!

Howard the Duck Vol 4.:  Complete Collection TP
Writer: Mantlo, Bill
Artist: Various,
Cover Artist: Kupperberg, Alan
Howard the Duck’s classic adventures conclude in this riotous volume! First, Howie and Bev face the geriatric men
ace of the Grey Panther, and do that voodoo that they do so well! But will a Christmas miracle show Howard it’s a wonderful life – or quite the opposite?! He’ll win a fortune – and lose a fortune! There will be animal antics with the Gopher and


Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man (2017-) #4
Writer: Zdarsky, Chip
Artist: Kubert, Adam
Cover Artist: Kubert, Adam
* A classic villain has reinvented himself, and it does not bode well for Spider-Man! * And what is J. JONAH JAMESON up to NOW?!
Star Wars Annual #3
Writer: Latour, Jason
Artist: Walsh, Michael
Cover Artist: Walsh, Michael
* The Rebel Alliance is on the lookout for a new secret base! * Rebellion leader Princess Leia goes with Han Solo to scope out a secret hideout only he knows
Monster Unleashed (2017) #6
Writer: Bunn, Cullen
Artist: Broccardo, Andrea
Cover Artist: Silva, R. B.
THE LEAD UP TO LEGACY STARTS HERE! * KEI KAWADE thinks he knows what his powers can do, but honestly? He has NO idea. * Join the House of Ideas for the next chapter in this monster epic as KID KAIJU explores the very depths of his own abilities! * Featuring Kid Kaiju, ELSA BLOODSTONE, their merry band of monsters and some surprising GUEST STARS!
Doctor Strange (2015) #25
Writer: Barber, John
Artist: Nowlan, Kevin
Cover Artist: Bachalo, Chris
EXTRA-SIZED 25TH ISSUE! * Comic art legend KEVIN NOWLAN joins John Barber (DOCTOR STRANGE/PUNISHER) for an incredibly special anniversary issue! * A mysterious foe that Strange BARELY defeated in his past comes back to haunt Strange’s present and finds him MUCH weaker. Uh-oh! Rated T+


Luke Cage (2017) #5
Writer: Walker, David
Artist: Blake, Nelson
Cover Artist: Rahzzah,
THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS! * Luke Cage is under attack from all sides! * His adversaries are rich, powerful and unbreakable. * BRING ‘EM ON.

Now Us Avengers #10 se
Writer: Ewing, Al
Artist: Diaz, Paco
Cover Artist: Medina, Paco
SECRET EMPIRE AFTERMATH! * In the aftermath of SECRET EMPIRE, A.I.M. elects a brand-new Supreme Leader – but Roberto Da Costa has one last mission for the U.S.Avengers. * No one ever found Cannonball’s body – and we all know what that means… * ‘The Search for Sam’ begins here!


Star Wars Poe Dameron #19



Writer: Soule, Charles
Artist: Unzueta, Angel
Cover Artist: Noto, Phil
* Black Squadron is reunited once again
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