New comics and graphic novels arrive this week by Declan Shalvey, Drew Moss, Zoe Tunnell, Dani Pendergast, Bryan Hill, Stefano Caselli, Ram V, Chris Claremont, Amy Jo Johnson, Marguerite Abouet, Clement Oubrerie and more.
Welcome to Can’t Wait for Comics, your guide to what comics are arriving in comic book stores, bookstores and on digital. February, the official Month of Love™, is here, and with it come several Valentine’s Day specials. This week also brings the launch of ThunderCats, which reportedly has almost 200K in pre-orders. ThunderCats ho!
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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Claremont and artist Edgar Salazar will head back to World War II for a story starring Wolverine, Captain America and Black Widow.
Longtime X-Men writer Chris Claremont will return to the story he started in Uncanny X-Men #268 for a new miniseries with artist Edgar Salazar titled Wolverine: Madripoor Knights.
Uncanny X-Men #268 featured a “lost” tale from the 1940s that featured Captain America and Wolverine saving a kidnapped child — the Black Widow — from Nazis in Madripoor, the fictional island nation Wolverine has called home on and off during his unnaturally long lifespan. It also establishes that Black Widow is way older than anyone suspected, most likely due to the Black Widow Ops Program. The comic was originally released in 1990, which would have made the Black Widow over 50, but in 2024, well … that makes her over 80, if the continuity is held up. It may be one of those “best not to think too hard about it” things that pop up in Marvel continuity now and again.
“Hard to believe, Bub, I’ve known Logan for 50 years!” Claremont said. “And Natasha was in the first Marvel story I ever wrote. This trip back to Madripoor reveals hidden truths about two of my favorite characters on the adventure that shaped their lives.”
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