Can’t Wait for Comics | Tom King + Peter Gross start a revolution in ‘Animal Pound’

Check out new comics and graphic novels arriving this week by Tom King, Peter Gross, Tamra Bonvillain, Mike W. Barr, Steve NIles, Shannon Eric Denton, Tom Mandrake, Alfonso Font 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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‘The Maze Agency’ reopens its doors at Scout Comics

Mike W. Barr and Silvano Beltramo will bring back the 1980s detective series.

The Maze Agency, the 1980s comic created and written by Mike W. Barr, has found its way to a new home — Scout Comics, who announced this weekend that they will publish new stories featuring detectives Jennifer Mays and Gabriel Webb.

First self-published by Barr with art by Alan Davis, The Maze Agency debuted at Comico in 1988 with artwork by Adam Hughes and Rick Magyar. Over the years it has been published by Innovation, Caliber and IDW, among others. This new series will feature artwork by Silvano Beltramo.

“I’m delighted that The Maze Agency has again found a home at Scout Comics,” Barr said.  “Of all the features I’ve created, Maze is my favorite, and I hope that shows in the scripts.  Silvano Beltramo loves the characters and has an ideal ability to draw the urban world in which Maze lives.”

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