For the price of a cup of coffee, you can own a story in your hand. A story that you can not only read, but gawk at as page after page contains the most delightful art available in the finest of narrative mediums on shelves today. This week’s selection of comic books is about as eclectic as things come: DC kicks off the Milk Wars with the Doom Patrol running into the Justice League, really really ol’ Jack Burton has something to say and Deadpool is the biggest bastard around.
Humanity isn’t alone. In a universe of a trillion stars and even more planets, life always finds a way. Not a question of “if” but rather “when”, first contact will eventually be made between our species and visitors from another world. And when it happens, they’re going to have one hell of a deal to offer us as the galaxy expands in ways we never thought possible.
True romance never dies, as Gothic Tales of Haunted Love proves. It’s a revival, a tribute and a sequel to an age of underappreciated comic books. 200-plus pages of love being true, bitter and horrific.
The time-displaced and surlier version of Wolverine is going to find himself butting heads with Deadpool in a new series soon, the titular Deadpool Vs Old Man Logan. Cerebro has detected a new Omega-level mutant whose powers are starting to go haywire, and certain elements want to catch and weaponise her. Fortunately, Old Man Logan is off to rescue her. Unfortunately, Deadpool is also on the case.
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