Can’t Wait for Comics | Bold new directions

New comics arriving this week include Batman, Fantastic Four, new Tank Girl, Madam Satan and more.

We are back with a look at what’s arriving in comic shops, bookstores and on digital this week.

If you’re wondering what to get this week, check out a few recommendations below. ComicList has this week’s list of new comics arriving in stores, and the comiXology new releases page for what’s available digitally.

A new Assassin’s Creed game, Valhalla, arrives this holiday season, and this week Dark Horse kicks off their three-issue tie-in miniseries. Cavan Scott, Martin Tunica and Michael Atiyeh are the creative team. This will be the first Assassin’s Creed comic from Dark Horse, although they’ve published plenty of video game tie-ins before. Previously the license was held by Titan.

Batman #101 by James Tynion IV and Guillem March kicks off a “bold new direction” for Batman, according to the marketing copy, as Batman and family move on from The Joker War. Also, Grifter is joining the cast.

Speaking of bold new directions, Marvel promised something big for Fantastic Four #25, specifically a “permanent status quo change.” That’s in addition to a new artist, RB Silva, who joins Dan Slott on the title, and the debut of a new villain named Helmsman.

The hype for the new Dune movie has been strong, so it’s good to see comics getting in on the action. In Dune: House Atreides, novelists Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson adapt their prequel to the original Dune saga into comics form, joined by artist Dev Pramanik.

Fresh off of your TV screen from Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comes Madam Satan in her own comics one-shot. Because Archie loves you, they also sent over a preview of it today:

It’s by Eliot Rahal, Julius Ohta, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli.

Tank Girl returns, and is now king of England. What? Co-creator Alan Martin teams up with artist Brett Parson for King Tank Girl #1, which features three stories from Tank Girl’s early days.

Scumbag is a new Image Comics series from Rick Remender, who will team with different artist for each issue, starting with Lewis Larosa and Moreno Dinisio. The main character is a super spy who is also a “profane, illiterate, drug addicted, biker, with a fifth-grade education.” You can see a preview here.

Taboo of the band The Black Eyed Peas, Benjamin Jackendoff and Scot Eaton kick off a new era for Marvel’s Werewolf By Night. This miniseries will introduce a new Native American named Jake, who, through a family curse, becomes the new Werewolf by Night.

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