#NCBD 9/20/17: HCF's 5 Comics for New Comic Book Day!

Halloween ComicFest and Free Comic Book Day were founded on the belief that there's a comic book perfect for everyone out there! Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) in comic book shops, where new comics release hit the shelves of comic book shops for eager fans to pick up and purchase.

We've highlighted five comics that are perfect recommendations for anyone looking to get into spookier, Halloween-like comics!

In this week's list, for books coming out 9/20/17, there's definitely something for everyone: travel Over the Garden Wall, take a ride on the Dark Ark, outrun death as Batman becomes a speedster, and more!

What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!


DARK ARK #1
JUL171303

AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn
(A/CA) Juan Doe
NEW SERIES!
The wickedness of mankind has moved the Creator to destroy the world by way of the flood. Noah has been tasked with building an ark to save his family and the animals of the world. But this is not Noah's story. For darker powers have commanded the sorcerer Shrae to build his own ark and save the unnatural creatures of the world-such as the vampires, the dragons, the naga, and the manticore. But what will happen on a vessel crawling with monsters, where insidious intrigue and horrific violence are the rule of law? 
From writer Cullen Bunn (X-Men Blue, Deadpool, Venom) and artist Juan Doe (AMERICAN MONSTER, WORLD READER) comes a sinister tale of biblical proportions that HAD to be told at AfterShock Comics. 

OVER THE GARDEN WALL 2017 SPECIAL #1
JUL171543

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Jonathan Case & Various
(A) Hannah Christenson
(CA) Miguel Mercado
Wirt and Greg try to take a shortcut in the Unknown with some unexpected consequences.


 

LA MUERTA VENGEANCE #1
JUL171637

COFFIN COMICS
(W) Mike MacLean
(A/CA) Joel Gomez
Having avenged her family's brutal murders, Maria Diaz thought she could hang up her guns forever. She thought wrong. Something is slaughtering helpless immigrants, including innocent children. Once more, Santa Muerte, the saint of death, calls upon Maria to be an instrument of vengeance. And again Maria heeds the call, donning the guise of La Muerta. In her relentless pursuit of justice, Maria violently confronts Brujo, a crime boss/warlock and his sexy sidekick assassin Sangre, "Loco," a kill-crazy Luchador vigilante, and an ancient, remorseless evil that makes her question her very existence. What terrible price will Maria pay for the sake of justice?
  

BATMAN THE RED DEATH #1
JUL170308

DC COMICS
(W) Joshua Williamson
(A) Carmine Di Giandomenico
(CA) Jason Fabok
As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can even the World's Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful, nightmare versions of familiar figures? Find out in these special tie-in issues!

 

GASOLINA #1
JUL170702
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Sean Mackiewicz
(A/CA) Niko Walter, Mat Lopes
NEW SERIES! Fugitives. Rebels. Newlyweds. In their journey south from El Norte, Amalia and Randy have played many roles in order to survive. Now, they must become unlikely leaders in the fight against a new cartel who uses inhuman tactics to ignite the most monstrous war Mexico - and the world - has ever seen. Everything burns in this new series from SEAN MACKIEWICZ and NIKO WALTER, where love and devotion can only be measured in fire and blood.

Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf

All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit  Comicshoplocator.com!

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