Check out what new comics and graphic novels will arrive in stores this week by Jeff Lemire, Gabriel Walta, Stephanie Phillips, Juann Cabal, Tom King, Greg Smallwood, Casey Gilley, Joe Jaro, PrestonPlayz, the cast of the new Shazam! movie and more.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital.
I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below, but for the complete list of everything you might find at your local comic shop and on digital this week, you’ll want to check out one or more of the following:
As a reminder, things can change and what you find on the above lists may differ from what’s actually arriving in your local shop. So always check with your comics retailer for the final word on availability.
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“… we will never support any commentary rooted in discrimination or hate.”
Following a racist rant by Scott Adams on YouTube last week, comic strip publisher/syndicator Andrews McMeel Universal has said they will sever their relationship with the Dilbert creator. “The process of this termination will extend to all areas of our business with Adams and the Dilbert comic strip,” they said.
The statement, which was signed by both Chairman Hugh Andrews and CEO and President Andy Sareyan, said that while the company values free speech, “we will never support any commentary rooted in discrimination or hate.”
Here’s their statement in full:
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The series, about a woman and her friends who seek to save her missing father, began life on Kickstarter.
Devin Kraft, creator of the Sumerian Comics series Neverender, will remix music and mythology into Silence, a new five-issue miniseries coming from Literati Press.
The new series is about a woman who searches for her lost-at-sea father in, of course, a yellow submarine.
“Silence is exactly the kind of unique, distinctive story we love at LP Comics,” said Steve Gooch of Literati Press. “It’s unlike anything else out there, combining Greek mythology, a working-class story and the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll. We’re thrilled to welcome Devin Kraft and Silence to Literati Press Comics.”
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