Happy NCBD on this hot and humid Wednesday. This week we have some new books from Marvel, DC, Albatross, & Coffin Comics. Daredevil Annual #1, Hillbilly Red-Eyed Witchery from Beyond #1, La Muerta #1, & Lex Luthor Porky Pig Special #1 are the ones we picked up and are looking forward to reading this week. As usual check out everything we are reading below.
Daredevil Annual #1
Writer: Erica Schultz Artist: Marcio Takara CoverArtist: Shane Davis
Misty, meet the Devil! You know Daredevil as the Man Without Fear, the protector of Hell’s Kitchen. But once upon a time, Daredevil was just the newest super-suit on the block – and NYPD Detective Mercedes “Misty” Knight was just a cop on the job. So when she places Daredevil at the scene of a crime, sparks will fly – and not the good kind. Award-winning crime writer Erica Schultz teams with fan-favorite artist Marcio Takara to bring you a story of street-level heroism in the early days of the Marvel Universe!
Hillbilly Red-Eyed Witchery From Beyond #1
Writer: Eric Powell Artist: Simone Di Meo CoverArtist: Eric Powell
The next chapter in the adventures of Rondel the wanderer! A terror from the sky plagues the hills and the wielder of the Devil’s Cleaver may be the only one who can stop it.
La Muerta #1
Writer: Mike MacLean Artist: Joel Gomez CoverArtist: Matt Merhoff
New Story! New Format! Once more, Santa Muerte, the saint of death, calls upon Maria Diaz to be an instrument of vengeance. And again Maria heeds the call, donning the guise of La Muerta. Seeking justice for a murdered child, La Muerta narrowly escapes death at the hands of a supernatural evil-the legendary La Llorona. But La Muerta’s victory is short-lived. Her defiance has enraged a ruthless, criminal mastermind known as Brujo. Practicing the darkest of magic, Brujo will stop at nothing to accomplish his nefarious plans. Now, only La Muerta and the luchador vigilante Loco can challenge the crime boss’ brutality. How can La Muerta fight an enemy she can’t kill and what terrible price will she pay for the sake of retribution?
Lex Luthor Porky Pig Special #1
Writer: Mark Russell & Jim Fanning Artist: Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy & John Loter CoverArtist: Ben Oliver
Facing financial and personal ruin, a desperate Porky Pig applies for and gets and entry-level position with LexCorp. Grateful to his new benefactor, Porky becomes Luthor’s most loyal employee and defender. But when a major scandal breaks in the news and Lex is called before a Congressional Committee, guess who is about to be offered up as the sacrificial pig?