Can’t Wait for Comics | ‘Giant Robot Hellboy’ lurches toward your favorite city

Check out new comics and graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Tim Sheridan, Cian Tormey, Jock, Alyssa Wong, Jan Bazaldua, Scott Snyder, Hayden Sheridan, Josie Campbell, Kim-Joy 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.

Giant Robot Hellboy #1 (Dark Horse, $3.99): Like the title suggests, this miniseries will feature Hellboy facing kaiju — with the aid of a giant robot suit. Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and artist Duncan Fegredo team with colorist Dave Stewart and letterer Clem Robins for what could end up being the most brilliant Hellboy story of all time and leave you asking the question, “Why in the world has this never happened before?”

Alan Scott: Green Lantern #1 (DC, $3.99): The third of three new miniseries featuring DC’s Golden Age characters debuts this week, as Tim Sheridan and Cian Tormey bring the original Green Lantern back to his own title for the first time since the 1940s. The story is both set in the past as well as the current day, where Green Lantern faces the recently introduced Red Lantern.

Captain Marvel #1 (Marvel, $4.99): Alyssa Wong and Jan Bazaldua set Carol Danvers on a new path following the end of Kelly Thompson’s historic run on the character. The new series will feature both new villains and a new supporting cast for the good Captain.

Gone #1 (DSTLRY, $8.99): This new series by Jock is described as “an action-packed sci-fi adventure featuring oversized, 48-page perfect bound issues,” and is the first title from fledgling publisher DSTLRY following their anthology one-shot this past summer. “On an impoverished and distant planet, where menial workers scratch out a living resupplying starships, the best place to be is GONE…and that’s exactly where 13-year-old ABI wants to be.”

Dark Spaces: Dungeon #1 (IDW, $4.99): Scott Snyder re-team with artist Hayden Sheridan (Dark Spaces: Wildfire) for this new miniseries about a family who moves into their new rural house and discover a dungeon on their property.

Dracula #1 (Image/Skybound, $4.99): The Universal Monsters version of Dracula returns in a new miniseries by James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds. Expect appearances by Dracula, R.M. Renfield, Mina Seward, Doctor John Seward, Van Helsing and more.

Drive Like Hell #1 (Dark Horse, $3.99): Rich Douek and Alex Cormack, who powered through Sea of Sorrows, Breath of Shadows and Road of Bones at IDW, return with a new miniseries about the perfect heist and the perfect getaway in a not-so-perfect getaway car — one owned by the devil.

Amazons Attack #1 (DC, $3.99): Following the recent events of the new Wonder Woman title, Josie Campbell and Vasco Georgiev show how the other Amazons, including Queen Nubia and Wonder Girl, react to their new role int he world.

Edenwood #1 (Image, $3.99): An epic war between demons and witches arrives on Earth in this high-concept fantasy series by Nocterra artist Tony S. Daniel.

Hallow’s Eve: The Big Night #1 (Marvel, $4.99): Erica Schultz and Michael Dowling bring Hallow’s Eve, the girlfriend (ex-girlfriend? I’m not sure what their status is right now) of Ben Reilly/Chasm/Scarlet Spider, back into the spotlight. Eve and her masks return to Empire State University just in time for some Halloween hijinks.

The Wrong Earth: We Can Be Heroes #1 (Ahoy, $3.99): Tom Peyer and Jamal Igle return to their signature creation for Ahoy in a story that features new heroes rising to battle evil as Dragonfly, Dragonflyman and friends are trapped off-world.

Paladin of Axes #1 (Image, $6.99): Gerry Duggan and David O’Sullivan reunite for this new comic that’s been running on Duggan’s Substack. It’s about a guitar tech who goes down in a plane with a famous rock band, killing them all — and starting the adventure of an (after)lifetime.

Marvel Zombies: Black, White and Blood #1 (Marvel, $5.99): Marvel Zombies get the three-color treatment in this anthology series that will feature stories by Garth Ennis, Rachael Stott, Alex Segura, Javi Fernández and more.

Turtle Bread (Dark Horse, $19.99): This graphic novel by celebrity chef Kim-Joy and artist Alti Firmansyah comes to print. It’s about a woman who join a baking club, makes new friends and then has to search for a member when she goes missing.

Super Boba Cafe (Amulet, $16.99): Nidhi Chanani tells the story of a boba cafe in San Francisco where the owner has to prepare a giant boba tea every day for a giant monster. Things get complicated when her granddaughter shows up for the summer to try and help her turn the business around.

Melvin Monster (Drawn and Quarterly, $24.95): John Stanley’s adorably monstrous character Melvin Monster gets the omnibus treatment in this new collection from Drawn and Quarterly.

Bill Sienkiewicz’s Mutants and Moon Knights and Assassins Artisan Edition (IDW/Marvel, $39.99): IDW’s award-winning Artist’s Edition series returns with an “Artisan Edition” featuring many of Bill Sienkiewicz’s covers, pin-ups and pages from Moon Knight, Elektra, New Mutants and more. All have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting Artist’s Edition standards.

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