Below are some Black Comic Lords picks for the October 24, 2022 Final Order Cutoff (FOC)*
(Note: The best way to ensure that you get the new comic book issues you want is to make a pre-order with your local comic shop (LCS) before the Final Order Cutoff (FOC) date. Placing Pre-Orders for comics are extremely important!!! Pre-ordering your comics inform publishers about what books people are interested in and helps them to determine what books and comic book characters to continue to produce in the future. In short, your pre-FOC order is your vote.)
BATMAN SPAWN #1 (ONE SHOT)
PREVIOUSLY TITLED: BATMAN SPAWN #1 (ONE SHOT)
(W) Todd McFarlane (A) Greg Capullo
BLACK ADAM #6
(W) CHRISTOPHER PRIEST (A) RAFA SANDOVAL
BATMAN HAS HAD ENOUGH OF BLACK ADAM. Angered over Bruce Wayne’s financing of a democracy movement in his country- Theo Adam confronts Wayne with his demands- which escalates into an epic- book-length clash between the Dark Knight Detective and the Thunder of Aton.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH 7
(W) Tochi Onyebuchi (A) Ig Guara
The White Wolf’s latest attack has put Falcon in critical condition and sparked a civil war in Mohannda. When Sam Wilson’s role as Captain America prevents him from pursuing his own justice on an international scale, his government contact sets him up with a surprising new partner – an old ally long thought dead. It’s the return of IAN ROGERS, A.K.A. NOMAD! But will Ian’s return be a blessing or a curse?
DEFENDERS: BEYOND 5
(W) Al Ewing (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Javier Rodriguez
THE FINAL TRIAL OF LOKI! The final trial of Loki, America Chavez and the rest of the Defenders sees them entering…the one and only House of Ideas! domination- tearing thread after thread from the fabric of society. For Ben to right his wrongs and stop his out-of-control creation- he’ll have to come face to face with his darkest secret. Can he change his mindset in time?
FANTASTIC FOUR 52 FACSIMILE EDITION
(W) Stan Lee (A) Jack Kirby (CA) Jack Kirby
The first appearance of the Black Panther – from the wild imaginations of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby at the peak of their creative powers! On a mission in the remote African nation of Wakanda, the Fantastic Four encounter T’Challa, the warrior king – and one by one, Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny are bested by the mighty monarch! But when Wakanda comes under attack by Ulysses Klaw and his monstrous creations made of pure sound, the FF and the Black Panther forge an alliance for the ages – and one of the Marvel Universe’s most iconic heroes shows his true mettle! It’s one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #52.
FLASH #788 CVR A TAURIN CLARKE
(W) JEREMY ADAMS (A) FERNANDO PASARIN, MATT RYAN (C) TAURIN CLARKE
When Gregory Wolfe wins the mayorship of Central City- he implements a radical agenda to instill order…including deputizing the Rogues to enforce the law and ridding the city of its well-known vigilante–the Flash!
PRODIGY ICARUS SOCIETY #5 (OF 5) CVR A BUFFAGNI (MR)
(W) Millar, Mark (A) Buffagni, Matteo (C) Buffagni, Matteo
Double-length finale. Order high. We know we’re biased- but this book is f-ing excellent and it’s about to be a HUGE Netflix movie!
GCPD THE BLUE WALL #2 (OF 6) CVR A REIKO MURAKAMI
(W) JOHN RIDLEY (A) STEFANO RAFFAELE (C) REIKO MURAKAMI
GCPD Commissioner Renee Montoya makes an unpleasant discovery about one of her newest recruits that spirals out further and further- making upholding the law in a city like Gotham even harder than it usually is. Meanwhile Officer Wells tries to give stability and security to his parolees…but things seem destined not to work out for the heavily burdened parole officer.
JUNKYARD JOE #2 CVR D FRANK & ANDERSON
(W) Johns, Geoff (A) Frank, Gary (C) Frank, Gary
Mad Ghost’s tales of The Unnamed continue as we go from 1972 to today! Cartoonist Muddy Davis has just retired from drawing his 50-year-old ‘Junkyard Joe’ newspaper strip. The tragedies of Vietnam and visions of a strange robot soldier that saved his life still haunt him- but dreams will become his reality when Joe mysteriously shows up on Muddy’s doorstep- warning us of a new and impending war.
MIDNIGHT SUNS 3 GAME VARIANT
(W) Ethan Sacks (A) Luigi Zagaria
Beware the Vapors of Valtorr! The MIDNIGHT SUNS brave the darkest and most horrifying journey imaginable to secure aid from one of the most ancient and dangerous beings in all of existence. What terrible secret from the past is AGATHA HARKNESS hiding? And what does the truth mean for ZOE LAVEAU’s future?!
NITA HAWES NIGHTMARE BLOG #10
(W) Barnes, Rodney (A) Kudranski, Szymon
‘MURDER BY ANOTHER NAME-‘ Part Four From the universe of Eisner-nominated series KILLADELPHIA comes a terrifying tie-in horror series by acclaimed Marvel artist SZYMON KUDRANSKI. A killer from the annals of history returns for revenge- and Nita must uncover why this murderous figure is rampaging through the city. But it’s more than just a bloody string of serial killings this time. Deadly visions haunt Nita’s dreams- and not even the warnings of her dead brother Jason can save her!