#NCBD 10/18/17: HCF's 5 Comics for New Comic Book Day!
Oct 18, 2017
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 10/18/17, there's definitely something for everyone: meet the gods of Skull Island, vampires abound in Mr. Higgins Comes Home, get dressed up with the Art of Cosplay, and more!
KONG GODS OF SKULL ISLAND ONESHOT #1
(A) Chad Lewis
(CA) Jeremy Wilson
MR HIGGINS COMES HOME HC
(A) Warwick Johnson-Cadwell
(CA) Mike Mignola
This sendup of classic vampire stories sees Mignola teaming with British artist Warwick Johnson Cadwell (Solid State Tank Girl, No. 1 Car Spotter) for an original graphic novel as outlandish as The Amazing Screw-On Head.
KID LOBOTOMY #1
Big Daddy is a rich hotelier who, in a cracked echo of King Lear, appoints his youngest descendant to manage The Suites, a peculiar hotel located behind the Black Crown Pub. Affectionately known as Kid, his good looks and swagger can't hide a rough childhood of strange therapies and brain operations that have awakened inner demons and psychodramas. This of course makes him eminently qualified to perform lobotomies. A failed rockstar/successful madman gets one last change to prove his worth-and regain his sanity-by turning the hotel that was once his childhood sanctuary into a lucrative business, despite a host of obstacles-including his own sister-who would love nothing more than to see him fail miserably.
Kid Lobotomy is co-created/written by Peter Milligan (Shade, the Changing Man, Brittania, Hellblazer) and illustrated by Tess Fowler (Rat Queens) with "A" covers by Fowler, a "B" cover by Frank Quitely, and a retailer incentive cover by comics superstar Frank Quitely (Jupiter's Legacy, We3)
• Grab your cockroach! Black Crown debuts here!
• Special 23 pages of story in the first issue!
• Letter columns, creator interviews, process pages & more!
• Previews for upcoming Black Crown series!
TORCHWOOD THE CULLING #1 (OF 4)
(A) Neil Edwards
(CA) Claudia Caranfa
DOCTOR WHO SPIN-OFF TORCHWOOD IS BACK! THE OFFICIAL CONTINUATION OF THE SAGA! When we last saw Captain Jack, Gwen, and the rest of the new Torchwood team, they had just defeated an alien invasion in the Arctic... but missed a mysterious pod, buried under the ice, that held a seemingly familiar face. Now Captain Jack must battle his worst nightmare... or greatest daydream!
(CA) Jamie Tyndall
All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit Comicshoplocator.com!