Plus: Batman Beyond, more Birdking, Thor vs. M.O.D.O.K., the return of ‘Fire Power,’ Hellfire Gala fashion and more.
Slugfest is a roundup of cool announcements about projects coming to a shelf near you. Hit the links for more information.
Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier will reunite for Groo: In the Wild, a new miniseries that kicks off in July.
The duo is joined by letterer Stan Sakai and colorist Carrie Strachan for a story that sees the barbarian and his dog looking for food. Things go downhill from there, in typical Groo fashion.
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Daniel Freeman and CROM re-team for a new fantasy graphic novel featuring ‘fire, magic, undead champions, necromancers, skulls and fat swords.’
Raiders creators Daniel Freedman and CROM will soar again at Dark Horse this fall with Birdking, a new graphic novel about a teenage girl and the “mysterious guardian spirit known only as the ‘BirdKing.'”
“When CROM came to me after Raiders with the Birdking, the entire epic unfolded in such an organic way I did not believe it,” Freeman said. “Our collaboration has never been stronger, and while we have thoroughly enjoyed our time exploring this vast and distinct fantasy world, we cannot wait for readers to gain access and bask in the glory that is Birdking.”
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New comics arrive this week from Terry Moore, Mark Russell, Steve Rude, Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino and more.
The summer crossover season gets in full swing at your local comic shop this week; following the release of Dark Knights: Death Metal last week, Marvel delivers the start of their big cosmic event, Empyre. This week also brings several debuts from IDW, AHOY and Image, among others … it’s almost starting to feel like comics have returned to normal.
If you’re looking for something to get this week, check out a few recommendations below. You can check the Comic List page to see what’s arriving in your local shop, and the comiXology new releases page for what’s available digitally. As always, you should check with your local shop on their hours, curbside pick-up, mask requirements, etc. due to COVID-19. Stay safe out there.
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