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Reclaiming the Narrative: The 99 and Muslim Superheroes. What Comics?! The World R for Reason Gone Rampant? Unfortunately, things go from bad to worse when they land in the world of The Goon. And Franky, the newly appointed dog catcher, don't like talkin' mutts that give him the sass! Join Casper, Hot Stuff, Wendy, the Ghostly Trio, Spooky, Nightmare, and more as this all-star cast of characters tackle magical adventures and tickle your funny bone. Casper's Spooksville FCBD Edition is the perfect introduction for fans of all ages to the entire Casper cast and leads directly to the first official issue of the new monthly series in stores this April!
Eisner Award-winning artist Eric Shanower beautifully illustrates the new series and takes you on a voyage to discover the joy of Casper with brand new stories and classic tales that celebrate the Harvey heritage! After being forced to retire, Mel meets Jessie, who agrees to take her place as a costumed heroine. Mel becomes a mentor to the new cape in town as Jessie joyously engages the role of heroine, meeting the other super-types in the big city of Seaholm and beyond.
Includes the original page one-shot introducing Lady Mechanika, a young woman in Victorian England with mechanical limbs and no memory of how she got them, searching desperately for the secrets to her past, plus excerpts from available or upcoming Lady Mechanika comics. Before he's through, he'll face down hungry sharks, rude bureaucrat fish, and a shocking threat to the whole reef!
How will Alex make it out in one piece? But what they don't know is that the Pookas are tired of hiding, and they've found the perfect way to join the outside world To reclaim their identities, the 'Janes will have to work together to remember who they really are Who will pick up the pieces? Michael Evans, the charismatic and genius leader of Equilibrium, has tasked himself to protect the world and rebuild it in the wake of the global attack from the Borealis.
But without the aid of his brother Tom, who's heroic sacrifice saved the world, is Michael in any condition to handle the weight of the world on his own? Enter a new Captain Canuck, but just who is behind the mask? This FCBD issue will give readers access to Michael's Equilibrium logs for an overview of the world as it is now and how it came to this point. Also, providing a sneak peak to new happenings and heroes that will come to the forefront! Your perfect jumping on point to the adventures taking place in Captain Canuck Season 5: Equilibrium Shift! First, in the world of Minecraft a heartless Griefer runs rampant, but she discovers her actions end up having real world consequences.
Incredible and Elastigirl are ready for a date night, but when someone is up to no good, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack are determined that this villain will not ruin their parents' night off! Their honest and humorous responses will surprise and delight readers of any age, as it turns out that being a superhero is not too different from being a kid. This title measures 5. Lulu Moppet is an outspoken and brazen young girl who doesn't follow any rules-a protofeminist who is more relevant than ever.
Featuring work by legendary Vampirella creator Forrest J. Ackerman along with legends in the own right, Mark Texiera, Ty Templeton and Bruce Timm, Vampirella 0 will also unveil our lights-out new creative team as they present the prologue to a story so big, we had to hold it for Vampi's birthday! Still, nothing prepares him for what comes next. Cristiano Ronaldo stars in his first superhero project based on the animated series in production.
Led by Cristiano, a motley crew of super-powered agents from around the world must protect the Earth from annihilation - provided Cristiano can teach them how to work as a team! They're here to save the Earth - but who's going to save them from each other!? Additionally, Our Favorite Thing Is My Favorite Thing Is Monsters features two other Ferris short stories never before collected: a six-page autobiographical story about the harrowing circumstances that led to the creation of My Favorite Thing Is Monsters , as well as a five-page "how to" strip appropriately titled, "How To Draw a Monster"!
This will certainly be the prestige book of FCBD ! Now, they gather to honor his Dinoversary and tell tales of their encounters with their 6 foot Triceratops hero.
From stopping vampires trying to knock over a blood bank, to the great circus train robbery of , Blasto's seen it all. Three new stories from the Blastosaurus mythology that are sure to delight kids all around the world. Monster brothers Wolfie, Jackson, and Roy are in for some serious competition when the gigantic corporation, Happy Leaf, moves into their hometown of Oak Hollow and wants to buy their pizza parlor.
But not all is on the up-and-up when they discover the villainous CEO, Lord Mudpant, wants more than to just sell people his addictive products. Can the boys set aside their squabbles long enough to thwart Mudpant's nefarious plans?! Explosive cover by Yanick Paquette! Han and Chewie race against pirates in a search for one of three identical droids that contain the location of a legendary treasure.
But what our favorite smugglers don't know is the other two droids are booby trapped! Trickery and double-crosses abound in this original story set before A New Hope! May the Fourth be with you! Longtime readers of this record-breaking, iconic series following anti-hero Al Simmons will enjoy a nostalgic look back at the issue that started it all.
When Marjorie Glatt goes to her grandmother's to celebrate Mother's Day, Marjorie can think only of getting her ears pierced.
All the girls in seventh grade have their ears pierced. But Wendell, Marjorie's ghost friend who roams the human world as a sheet, doesn't want Marjorie to change herself just to fit in. In a special FCBD story, creators Tom Taylor, Saladin Ahmed, and Cory Smith take these superstar heroes of the Spider-Verse in a shocking new direction, with a story that will build to one of Marvel's most fantastic and epic tales later this year! And prepare for absolute terror within the pages of FCBD, as an original Venom story by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman sets the stage for what will become one of the most fearsome events in the Marvel Universe Nearly a year after the epic red-hot arc of the Red Goblin, Venom's dynamic creative team is bringing you a story that's been brewing since classic Spider-Man tales like Amazing Spider-Man , The Spectacular Spider-Man 90, Marvel Team-Up - a saga so big and so absolutely action-packed, it will deliver the most dramatic story in all of FCBD history!
Fans will be well aware by the summer of that "everyone is a target" Created by Tiny Titans ' Art Baltazar. Featuring the return of the fan favorite Tick Cycle with its legendary "unnecessary rockets"! The Tick is one of the most successful and longest-running independent comics ever! Truff is the ghost of a young boar, fueled by fury towards the hunter who shot her down. She has a lot to learn about her new afterlife, and thankfully the forest spirits Claude and Stanley are there to guide her! However, they soon find that her parents, along with their fellow animal villagers, have been kidnapped by the malicious mountain demon Mava!
Truff wants to help, but Enjoy this Free Comic Book Day exclusive story full of pranks, animal hijinks, and tons of jokes, and then prepare to meet some other amazing graphic novel characters as well! This Free Comic Book Day, the Treasury of British Comics presents a stack of silliness in a folio of frivolous foolishness with a trove of classic cartoon characters! Infant delinquent Sweeney Toddler commits crimes from the crib!
Just when you thought it was safe to parody Steven Spielberg shark films, along comes the terror from the depths, GUMS! Martha's Monster Make-Up and Faceache strips are both a scream! The egg-straordinary adventures of super-zeroes Birdman and Chicken are sure to get you clucking; You can count on Deadley Hedley The Vampire Detective to be up to your neck in laughs when he joins a stake-out at a monster Christmas Party!
A bounty of belly-laughs for kids of all ages! With no technology remaining, humanity reverts to a violent feudal system ruled by knights of wood, stone and plastic, this is the new Dark Age. Also included is the return of Afterburn, soon to be a major motion picture! After a solar flare wipes out half the earth, Jake and his treasure hunters raid what's left behind. Post-apocalyptic mayhem is unleashed in Russia in this original short story. He may look like him, act like him, but deep down in your soul you just know Then your worst fears are realized when the light hits his face just right and you accidentally see his true appearance for yourself.
But he isn't the only one you discover; your neighbor, your friend, even your husband. Do you scream? Do you run? Or do you fight back? And how can your daughter be the best and, perhaps, last hope for mankind? Enter the dystopian world of the Midnight Sky. Lynn Smith Unbeknownst to her husband and daughter, Julie Lavelle secretly moonlights as a beloved costumed "ultra" known to the public as Hope.
However, when a family outing takes an unexpected turn, she quickly learns how everything can change in an instant. Lynn Smith Plume present the full first issue of a new superhero series unlike any other. Cooke, A. Is that a beer-swilling Sasquatch behind the wheel of a vintage Corvette, burning rubber on the dusty highway?
And are those lights in the sky actually war-mongering aliens from Planet Wrestletopia itching for a grudge match against the people of Earth? To the left of those other lights, see? It's the Starship Gryffen, fleeing a galactic Federation promising a Utopia enforced by clandestine fascism.
And that spark of fire in the distance? Don't mind that, it's just Cherry, the devil's prankster granddaughter. Martial arts meets e-sports as two of Street Fighter's fan-favorite femmes battle it out through both jabs and joysticks! Kino travels to many mystical worlds, each with its unique customs and people. Kino's policy is to only stay three days in every town without exception, saying it's enough time to learn about the each place and moving on to explore the next new place.
Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course!