#NCBD 5/23/18: HCF's 5 Comics for New Comic Book Day!

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 any Halloween ComicFest fan looking to get into spookier, Halloween-like comics!

In this week's list, for books coming out 5/23/18, there's definitely something for everyone: a series of occult events mystifies the man known as the WitchfinderPumpkinhead has been called up from Hell to exact vengeance against a cruel backwoods crime cartel, the original horror manga classic Devilman gets collected, and more!

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


 

Witchfinder: The Gates of Heaven #1

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(W) Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A/CA) D'Israeli

A series of occult events mystifies the man known as the Witchfinder, but even more surprising is the revelation that he is not alone in exploring the paranormal in London. When a personal invitation arrives from the palace, Sir Edward Grey is pulled even deeper into underground supernatural exploration alongside new allies in the race to stop a mad scientist from destroying London in his pursuit of mystical power.

In Shops: May 23, 2018

SRP: $3.99

Pumpkinhead #4

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(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Blacky Shepherd (A/CA) Kyle Strahm

Pumpkinhead has been called up from Hell to exact vengeance against a cruel backwoods crime cartel. But his would-be victims have a few tricks of their own. They have summoned a group of their own restless demons with very specific instructions--destroy Pumpkinhead!

In Shops: May 23, 2018

SRP: $3.99


Devilman Classic Collection Volume 1

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(W) Go Nagai (A/CA) Rui Takatou

The original horror manga classic that inspired the genre for decades! For ages, the demons that once ravaged the earth have been trapped, leaving earth to enjoy a time of relative peace. But that peace is coming to an end. Demons have risen once again, tipping the world ever closer to Armageddon. Gentle Akira Fudo may seem like an unlikely hero, but due to his pure heart, he is able to become Devilman - a human with demonic powers, and the planet's only hope of salvation!

In Shops: May 23, 2018

SRP: $29.99

 

Animosity #14

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(W) Marguerite Bennett (A/CA) Rafael de Latorre

Betrayal! Jesse is kidnapped by a traitor she trusted and loved. Sandor follows the bloody trail to the dreaded Walled City, where the remains of human civilization reign in terrible power-and attempt to rebuild the world for humans only. From creator/writer Marguerite Bennett (INSEXTS, Bombshells and Batwoman) with artwork by Rafael De Latorre (SUPERZERO).

In Shops: May 23, 2018

SRP: $3.99

Pre-Code Classics: Web of Mystery HC Vol. 1

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(A) Warren Kremer, Mike Sekowsky, Jay Scott Pike

And here comes the first volume of Ace Comics' Web of Mystery. Come put your little clawed and emaciated hand in ours-we'll look after you. Ignore the darkness and the cemetery mist creeping through the Graveyard Gates, and ignore the fact that the flesh seems to have slipped from your face. No matter, for this is comicbooks the way they were and should always be. Collects issues #1-6 (February 1951 to December 1951).

In Shops: May 23, 2018

SRP: $49.99


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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