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P.O.W.! : NCBD Picks For Sept 13, 2017

P.O.W.! : NCBD Picks For Sept 13, 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!

 

 

 

Star Wars( 2015-) #36

Writer: Aaron, Jason

Artist: Larroca, Salvador

Cover Artist: Mayhew, Mike

* The Empire has held Threepio captive for far too long. * There’s no way they are prepared to deal with this rescue. * That’s right – Artoo is ready to take action!

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015-) # 24
Writer: North, Ryan
Artist: Henderson, Erica
Cover Artist: Henderson, Erica
* Squirrel Girl, Nancy and Tippy are trapped in the Savage Land! Good thing there’re only regular dinosaurs there and not, for example, a giant metal killer-dinosaur version of Ultron instead!! * Sorry, I’m just getting word that there is, in fact, a giant metal killer-dinosaur version of Ultron here, and Squirrel Girl needs to stop him before he takes over the world – a task that has regularly bested many other super heroes, including the Avengers themselves! * But don’t worry, because SQUIRREL GIRL IS NOT ALONE: She’s got Nancy (a regular human with no powers) and Tippy (a regular squirrel with no powers) on her side to help her out against the rage of Ultron! * And it’s not just any Ultron, but a new and improved Ultron with an extremely dangerous (and, we must admit, extremely awesome) Tyrannosaurus rex bod! * Oh, also Kraven the Hunter is in this issue too, so if you love dinosaurs, robots AND men in lion vests, boy howdy have we got a comic book for you!

Zombies Assemble 2 (2017) #2( of 4)
Writer: Komiyama, Yusaku
Artist: Komiyama, Yusaku
Cover Artist: Mizushima, Kiichi

Spoiler alert: No one is immune to the zombie virus – not even the Hulk! The Avengers face off against their strongest teammates while the race to find a cure continues. As the virus spreads across New York and among the Avengers, new information comes to light about Dr. Toshiko Amano, Jasper Scott and the interstellar origins of the zombie plague. Is it too late to stop it from spreading further? Printed in black-and-white in the original right-to-left reading orientation.

 

 

Rocket (2017) #5
Writer: Ewing, Al
Artist: Gorham, Adam
Cover Artist: Mayhew, Mike
* Castor Gnawbarque III is the richest sentient in three sectors and CEO of the Beavertron Corporation. Rocket is neither of these things. * By the end of this issue, one of them will be holding 10 billion credits and one will have a bullet in the head. * It’s the same one.

Doctor Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme #12
Writer: Thompson, Robbie
Artist: Stockman, Nathan
Cover Artist: Rodriguez, Javier
* It’s time for the Sorcerers to go home! * With their original mission finally complete, Doctor Strange must figure out a way to send everyone back to their original timelines. * Spoiler alert: Not everyone will make it home*

Color Your Own Star Wars Darth Vader
Artist: Larroca, Salvador
Cover Artist: Granov, Adi
Wield your pencils, markers or crayons like a lightsaber and bring life to the world of one of the greatest villains of all: Darth Vader! For the Dark Lord is rendered here in 60 pages of crisp black-and-white, and he finds the lack of color disturbing! Vader is waiting for you to add shades to the legendary struggle between the Empire and the rebels – and he’s brought along more Star Wars bad guys, like Boba Fett, Jabba the Hutt and the all-new rogues: Doctor Aphra, B
eeTee, Triple-Zero and Black Krrsantan! Feel the power of the dark side and go to town with your charcoals – or bring out the Sith Lord’s rarely seen lighter side with pastels! Use the Force, or press lightly! But whatever you do, join Vader, and together you can rule this coloring book! All Ages

 

Defenders (2017-) #5
Writer: Bendis, Brian Michael
Artist: Marquez, David
Cover Artist: Marquez, David
* The Punisher strikes! With the mean streets of Marvel more dangerous than ever, what could possibly make Frank Castle turn on his fellow vigilantes? Don’t they all want the same thing? * Another dangerous chapter of the hottest new team in all of comics!
Generations Capt Mavel and Capt Mar-Vell #1 
Writer: Stohl, Margaret
Cover Artist: Nakayama, David
Carol Danvers, THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL, finds herself face-to-face with someone she never thought she’d see again – Mar-Vell of the Kree, THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL! But before she can get to the bottom of this impossible reunion, she gets embroiled in combat with someone who wants the Kree destroyed – talk about terrible timing!
Elektra Vol. 1: Always Bet On Red TP
Writer: Owens, Matt
Artist: Cabal, Juan
Cover Artist: Torque, Elizabeth
Running from her tumultuous past, Elektra attempts to lose herself in a vibrant sea of neon, noise and anonymity: the gambler’s paradise Las Vegas! But how long can a former ninja assassin really hope to escape the vortex of violence that encompasses her life, especially when there’s a new would-be kingpin in Sin City who has her in his crosshairs? Enter: Arcade! A string of clues – including high-tech weaponry, kidnappings and assassins – will lead Elektra to a game of chance more deadly than she ever expected. But she hasn’t forgotten her past, or any of the skills she’s learned – and Arcade will find out she’s more than ready for a Casino Battle Royale! If you know Elektra, you know to always bet on red! Collecting ELEKTRA (2017) #1-5. Rated T+

P.O.W.! : NCBD Picks For Aug 30, 2017

P.O.W.! : NCBD Picks For Aug 30, 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 our first installment.

Generations Hawkeye & Hawkeye #1
Writer: Thompson, Kelly
Artist: Raffaele, Stefano
Cover Artist: Smallwood, Greg
TWO ARCHERS. ONE-SHOT. * Kate Bishop, A.K.A. Hawkeye, finds herself smack-dab in the middle of a battle royal between the world’s most skilled sharpshooters – including an inexplicably young Clint Barton, A.K.A. the OTHER Hawkeye. * The prize? Bragging rights for being named the best, of course – oh, and More