We are a mere 48 hours away from new comic books, and a whole fresh crop of collections as well! If your bookshelf is in need of a trade or hardcover infusion, look no further than the top releases of October 1, 2014:
Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin’ Rebs football team…and more bastards than you’ve ever seen. When you’re an angry old man like Earl Tubb, the only way to survive a place like this…is to carry a really big stick.
Collects SOUTHERN BASTARDS #1-4
Why to watch for it: Jason Aaron. Jason Latour. The South. This book is unlike anything you’ve ever read, in the best way possible. Gritty. Raw. Powerful. For 10 bucks, you have to dive into Southern Bastards.
Wonder Woman’s life is changed forever when she is called on to take the place of War on Olympus! In these stories from issue WONDER WOMAN #24-29 and WONDER WOMAN #23.2 FIRST BORN, Diana must decide if the path set out for her is one she wants to take. But there’s no time for Wonder Woman to fully comprehend the fallout as her family gathers to prepare for an assault on Olympus!
Why to watch for it: Azzarello and Chiang drive forward with their acclaimed Wonder Woman run, establishing Diana as the new War! Olympus will never be the same…
In this second FBP volume collecting issues #8-13, agents Rosa and Adam are invited to take part in an experiment that will test their limits and blur their concept of reality. And after a beautiful moment is shattered, Rosa and Adam get to see firsthand why Nakeet is known as the strangest town north of the forty-eight.
Why to watch for it: The stylized FBP‘s second volume continues to bend minds and alter reality. Simon Oliver and Robbi Rodriguez are set to blow your minds with FBP…
What if the research and development department created to produce the first atomic bomb was a front for a series of other, more unusual, programs? What if the union of a generation’s brightest minds was not a signal for optimism, but foreboding? What if everything…went wrong?
Collects THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS #1-10
Why to watch for it: It’s time…it’s finally here, Manhattan Projects fans! The deluxe, oversized hardcover is finally here! The first ten issues of one of the wildest series in creator owned comics in its greatest presentation yet.
Marc Spector is Moon Knight! Or is he? It’s hard to tell these days, especially when New York’s wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three – that’s right, count ’em – three different personalities! But even with the mystical force of Egyptian moon-god Khonshu fueling his crusade, how does the night’s greatest detective save a city that’s as twisted as he is? The road to victory is going to hurt. A lot. Be there as Moon Knight punches ghosts(!), investigates a sleep experiment that’s driving its patients insane, travels to the mushroom graveyard planet(!!), faces the Black Spectre and takes on twenty mob enforcers to save an abductee…alone. Marvel’s most mind-bending adventure begins as Moon Knight sleuths his way to the rotten core of New York’s most bizarre mysteries! Collecting MOON KNIGHT (2014) #1-6.
Why to watch for it: You have never, ever, seen Moon Knight like this. One of the most innovative and brilliant relaunches of All-New Marvel NOW!, Ellis, Shalvey and Bellaire combined for a truly ground-breaking arc on Moon Knight. You do not trifle for with this man. Welcome to Moon Knight’s city.
Cinderella returns in an all-new epic from FAIREST #21-26! After an assassination attempt on Snow White, Cindy is called back into service to unravel an age-old conspiracy that dates back to that fateful midnight ball! Can she uncover the plot and prevent a massacre in Fabletown?
Why to watch for it: Marc Andreyko and Shawn McManus bring Cindrella back to the series to do what she does best – get to the bottom of things. The rich world of Fables only gets richer in Fairest.