#NCBD 7/4/18: 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!

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 7/4/18, there's definitely something frightening for everyone: terrible things happen in The Walking Dead, Elvira crashes Mary Shelley's monster weekend to kick off Elvira Misstress of the Dark, the town of Gristlewood is under attack in The October Faction, and more!

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


 

The Walking Dead #181

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(W) Robert Kirkman (A) Stefano Gaudiano, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Dave Stewart (A/CA) Charlie Adlard

Rick leads the Commonwealth's Governor, Pamela Milton, on a tour of the various communities Alexandria is aligned with. Naturally, terrible things begin to happen very quickly.

In Shops: July 4, 2018

SRP: $3.99


Hellblazer Vol. 19: The Red Right Hand

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(W) Denise Mina, Mike Carey (A) Leonardo Manco, Cristiano Cucina, John Paul Leon (CA) Jenny Frison

In this new HELLBLAZER collection, John Constantine discovers he's cursed with empathy for his fellow man as the multi-layered tale races forward. Seeking the origin of the Empathy curse, Constantine and Chris roll into Glasgow in search of Steve Evans, a "massively powerful magician" who is waiting for Constantine. Meanwhile, John finds out that there has been a connection between himself and Chris before they even met. Collects issues #216-229.

In Shops: July 4, 2018

SRP: $24.99

 

The October Faction #5

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(W) Steve Niles (A/CA) Damien Worm

The town of Gristlewood is under attack from the most powerful being it has ever seen. The Allan family is outnumbered and on the brink. Will they rally to save the town, or will this be the end of the October Faction?

In Shops: July 4, 2018

SRP: $3.99


Elvira Mistress of the Dark #1

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(W) David Avallone (A) Dave Acosta (CA) Joseph Michael Linsner

The Mistress of the Dark has become unstuck in time! Elvira crashes Mary Shelley's monster weekend, beginning an epic journey through horror history, stalked by the most terrifying nightmare to ever walk the Earth. (No spoilers!) Writer David Avallone (Bettie Page, Doc Savage, Twilight Zone) and Dave Acosta (Doc Savage) bring you the thrills, chills and double-entendres in the first chapter of this four-issue miniseries!

Played by actress-writer Cassandra Peterson, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark has carved out a niche in popular American culture that is sure to endure for decades to come. Elvira's reign as 'Queen of Halloween' has now spanned thirty-five years and includes two nationally syndicated television series, two feature films (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and Elvira's Haunted Hills), an IMAX movie and two motion control rides. She has appeared in National ad campaigns for Pepsi and Coors, recorded five music CDs, written four books and licensed over Four Hundred products including pinball machines, action figures, guitars, three comic book series, a beer, wine, soda pop, perfume, slot machines and the best-selling female costume of all time.

In Shops: July 4, 2018

SRP: $3.99




Black Betty #5

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(W) Shawn Gabborin (A) Michela Da Sacco (CA) Zoe Stanley

What kind of creature would stalk an idyllic, quiet, small town? None, as far as Betty can tell. But there's one little boy in town who is convinced something is wrong. He's willing to put up his dead grandfather's money if Betty can find the killer... and Betty never turns down a bounty.

In Shops: July 4, 2018

SRP: $4.99


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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