Check out new comics this week from Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness, Jeff Lemire, Jock, Garth Ennis, Liam Sharp and many more.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital this week.
Check out a few highlights below, or visit Diamond’s website for this week’s almost complete list of new comics arriving in stores — you can visit Lunar Distribution’s home page to see DC’s release — and the comiXology new releases page for what’s available digitally.
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My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #102 concludes Season 10
Since 2012, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has been everyone’s favorite fantasy filly comic. But after nine years, the long-galloping series will make its final jump this September with issue 102 by Jeremy Whitley and Andy Price. Then in October, My Little Pony: Generations by Casey Gilly and Michela Cacciatore will feature the Friendship ponies teaming up with the original Ponies of the 1980s.
The finale to Friendship is Magic will feature the Mane 6 calling on friends to stop the Knights of Order from stealing the Elements of Harmony. The regular creative team of Whitley and Price will be joined by variant cover artists JustaSuta and Roopsha Mandal.
Then the five-issue mini-series, My Little Pony: Generations, will star the original iterations of the Ponies and the modern Ponies facing a new witch threat from the Volcano of Doom. The first issue will get variant covers as well, seen here, but artists weren’t initially identified.
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Carla, Tom, Shane and JK continue to discuss Marvel’s latest comics event and its tie-in one-shots.
The Smash Pages team is back this week for our penultimate Heroes Reborn roundtable, where we break down the latest Marvel crossover issue by issue. This week Shane Bailey, Tom Bondurant, Carla Hoffman and I talk about Heroes Reborn #7, as well as the final tie-in issue, Weapon X & Final Flight.
You can read part one of our roundtable discussions here, part two here, part three here, part four here, part five here and part six here.
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The five-issue miniseries launches in September from Dark Horse
Sweet Tooth creator Jeff Lemire knows how to celebrate the day after Father’s Day, with the announcement of a heart-breaking tale called Mazebook about a father’s journey through grief over the death of his daughter.
Described as an “ambitious and haunting comic series about family, grief, and loss,” the five-issue mini-series will focus on a building inspector who becomes convinced his deceased daughter is trying to contact him. He uses an unfinished maze from her journal and a map of the city to make his way to a different reality and bring his daughter home.
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Mastodon, Manchester Orchestra, Soccer Mommy, Grey Daze and more provide tracks inspired by the comic series.
The soundtrack for Dark Nights: Death Metal has arrived on digital music platforms, featuring new tracks by Mastodon, Denzel Curry, Manchester Orchestra, Chelsea Wolfe, IDLES, Soccer Mommy, Grey Daze and more.
The soundtrack serves as a companion piece to the DC’s big event series by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and man others. It was executive produced by Tyler Bates, and each track features lyrics directly inspired by the text. Bates also produced a series of stop-motion comics featuring some of the songs with voice overs.
Here’s the track by Soccer Mommy, which was released as a single and video:
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