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Spiral Comics January 2020 Newsletter

by Glenn Snow | January 16th, 2020
xo-manowar comic book cover

WELCOME Hello, comic fans! More great-looking new series from all the major and some minor publishers this month, including a brand new publisher in the publishing landscape–ARTISTS, WRITERS & ARTISANS (AWA). AWA is helmed by former Marvel EIC, Axel Alonso with a creative council that includes J. Michael Straczynski, Garth Ennis and Frank Cho. Four titles in AWA’s Upshot imprint are up for your consideration this month, but there are many more on the horizon. Oh, FYI, Straczynski’s title kicks off a brand new Shared Universe within AWA. On another note, IDW has a 4-issue mini-series with TRANSFORMERS VS. TERMINATOR. I don’t think there’s been as exciting a cross-property crossover as this since AvP…and look how awesome that was! As […]


by Glenn Snow | January 15th, 2020

Another great-looking Star Wars manga adaptation! “Luke Skywalker? I thought he was a myth. – Rey Who is Luke Skywalker? Across the galaxies many have heard his name, but few have met the legendary Jedi. There are those who call him a merciless war criminal, others say he’s not even a human, but a droid. Whether he is myth or man, those who claim they’ve encountered the elusive Luke Skywalker all have an unforgettable adventure to share. For older teen audiences.” Pre-Order Now Interested in Getting Started In STAR WARS comic books? Check out our guide here. Related shopping tags: NOVEL TIE-IN, STAR WARS, STAR WARS (NEW CANON) [2014], STAR WARS MANGA

First Impression: RESISTANCE [2020] #1

by Glenn Snow | January 15th, 2020
RESISTANCE [2020] #1

If you’ve been wondering where JMS has been, wonder no longer! “J. Michael Straczynski, creator of Babylon 5 and writer of beloved runs on The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor, and Superman: Earth One, returns to comics teaming with Mike Deodato Jr., the blockbuster artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Infinity Wars. Together they plant the flag for a new universe of heroes and villains. A global disaster leaves hundreds of millions dead in its wake. Shortly after, a few thousand suddenly manifest superhuman powers. Are they harbingers of more perils to come…or Earth’s last hope?” Pre-Order Now Related shopping tags: J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI (W)

First Impression: TRANSFORMERS VS. TERMINATOR [2020] #1

by Glenn Snow | January 15th, 2020

This could be the most exciting crossover since AvP! ” It’s Skynet vs. Cybertron in a crossover for the ages. 1984: When a deadly race of machines emerge from another time, will a robotic guardian be able to protect the Earth from a dire future… or will the T-800 fail in his mission to prevent the world from becoming a plaything to the Decepticons?” Pre-Order Now Related shopping tags: CROSS-PROPERTY CROSSOVERS, TERMINATOR, TRANSFORMERS

First Impression: DECORUM [2020] #1

by Glenn Snow | January 15th, 2020
DECORUM [2020] #1

Hot off the heels of his smash hit X-title relaunch, Jonathan Hickman writes a new sci-fi, action/adventure series for Image! “SERIES PREMIERE. There are many assassins in the known universe. This is the story of the most well-mannered one. ‘Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what knife you use.’” Pre-Order Now Related shopping tags: JONATHAN HICKMAN (W), SCI-FI