Comics for Your Pull Box, June 6th, 2018: New Age of Justice and Hulks

It's the beginning of a new month, and that means a new month of Wednesdays and new comic books. How should you start your month? What comics should you get? We'll let you know here. Here is the link to the full ComicList catalogue. Let's get started.

Shipwreck #6 cover by Phil Hester
Shipwreck #6 cover by Phil Hester

Shipwreck #6

The finale to Warren Ellis' Aftershock series comes this week, and it brings John Shipwright into conflict with his assailant and the entire world he has been stranded upon. Mr. Ellis is joined by artist Phil Hester.

Garfield: Homecoming #1 cover by Andy Hirsch
Garfield: Homecoming #1 cover by Andy Hirsch

Garfield: Homecoming #1

A new Garfield miniseries begins with the lasagna-eating feline leaving Jon to find a new home where he will be treated better. This one comes from creators Scott Nickel and Sara Talmadge.

Giant Days #39 cover by Max Sarin
Giant Days #39 cover by Max Sarin

Giant Days #39

John Allison and Max Sarin's delightful comic about British college students continues with our heroes facing the impending threat of adulthood!

Aberrant #1 cover by Zsomber Huszka
Aberrant #1 cover by Zsomber Huszka

Aberrant #1

Rylend Grant and Zsomber Huszka launch a new story from Action Lab's Danger Zone label, wherein a lone survivor of a military squad seeks revenge against the rich superhero he holds responsible for the death of the squad.

 

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4 cover by Max Fiamura
Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4 cover by Max Fiamura

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4

The ending to the heart-wrenching Doctor Star series comes this week, with the titular Doctor Star reaching his last options to save his dying son.

Halo: Collateral Damage #1 cover by Zak Hartong
Halo: Collateral Damage #1 cover by Zak Hartong

Halo: Collateral Damage #1

A new Master Chief and Blue Team story comes out courtesy of Dark Horse Comics, Alex Irvine, and Dave Crosland. The Spartans are protecting a human colony from the Covenant and come to rely on one another in the process.

Koshchei the Deathless #6 cover by Mike Mignola
Koshchei the Deathless #6 cover by Mike Mignola

Koshchei the Deathless #6

The ending to this Hellboy "Mignolaverse" series comes with Koshcei recounting his final tale to Hellboy, and this one is told by the team of Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck

Sword Daughter #1 cover by Greg Smallwood
Sword Daughter #1 cover by Greg Smallwood

Sword Daughter #1

Dark Horse Comics brings the tale of Sword Daughter, wherein a father and daughter, the two survivors of a slaughter by a group called the Forty Swords, set out across Europe in seek of revenge. Brian Wood and Mach Chater tell this tale.

Batman #48 cover by Mikel Janin
Batman #48 cover by Mikel Janin

Batman #48

"The Wedding" has begun, and Robin has already had a visit from his "grandfather." Someone else wanted an invitation, but we all knew he was going to be there anyway. Tom King and Mikel Janin are the team behind this one.

Curse of Brimstone #3 cover by Philip Tan and Rain Beredo
Curse of Brimstone #3 cover by Philip Tan and Rain Beredo

The Curse of Brimstone #3

Among the best of DC's New Age of Heroes, Curse of Brimstone continues on with the Salesman taking Joe's father hostage. Justin Jordan and Philip Tan are the creators of this title.

Deathstroke #32 cover by Brad Anderson, Daniel Henriques, and Robson Rocha
Deathstroke #32 cover by Brad Anderson, Daniel Henriques, and Robson Rocha

Deathstroke #32

The war between Deathstroke and the Batman continues, and people are being caught in the crossfire. Christopher Priest, Carlo Pagulayan, and Roberto Viacava are the ones to thank for the continuation to the epic.

Green Arrow #41 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Arif Prianto
Green Arrow #41 cover by Tyler Kirkham and Arif Prianto

Green Arrow #41

Green Arrow escorts Parasite into Stryker's on Superman's request, but Parasite isn't one to go down so easy. The Emerald Archer receives another writer shift with Mairghread Scott and Matthew Scott.

Green Lanterns #48 cover by Paul Pelletier, Danny Miki, and Adriano Lucas
Green Lanterns #48 cover by Paul Pelletier, Danny Miki, and Adriano Lucas

Green Lanterns #48

The Green Lantern Corps fears for the possibilities that lie in the ring of Jessica Cruz and are bringing her in to investigate.

Justice League #1 cover by Jim Cheung
Justice League #1 cover by Jim Cheung

Justice League #1

This one I'm especially excited to see start. Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung kick off a new era of the Justice League as they try to answer the new and varied threats to the universe after the events of Metal and No Justice. Plus, Hawkgirl, John Stewart, and Martian Manhunter join the team!

Man of Steel #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair
Man of Steel #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #2

The second issue of my beloved Brian Michael Bendis' (hit me up, B) inaugural Superman series, this one features artists Jason Fabok, Even Shaner, and Steve Rude. The first issue honestly blew me away, and I can't wait to see what else Bendis does with the character.

Nightiwng #45 cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire
Nightiwng #45 cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire

Nightwing #45

Benjamin Percy and Chris Mooneyham continue their run on Nightwing, as Dick Grayson tries to discover the secret behind the powerful tech that is being used to take over Bludhaven.

The Unexpected #1 cover by Ryan Sook
The Unexpected #1 cover by Ryan Sook

Unexpected #1

Another of the New Age of Heroes book, by Steve Orlando, Cary Nord, and Ryan Sook, brings the story of disparate and strange heroes trying to explore the mysteries and protect against the dangers unleashed by the incursion of the Dark Multiverse.

Wonder Woman Annual #2 cover by Yasmine Putri
Wonder Woman Annual #2 cover by Yasmine Putri

Wonder Woman Annual #2

Wonder Woman is called to aid the Star Sapphire Corps, and she is granted a Violet Ring to help them. Marc Laming and Frazer Irving join writer James Robinson for this Wonder Woman epic.

Red Sonja/Tarzan #2 cover by Aaron Lopresti
Red Sonja/Tarzan #2 cover by Aaron Lopresti

Red Sonja/Tarzan #2

Gail Simone and Walter Geovani delivered a solid read with Red Sonja/Tarzan #1, and, given that it's Gail Simone, I expect great things from the rest of the series. Here, Red Sonja and Tarzan start their war against Eson Duul in earnest.

Rick Veitch's the One #5 cover by Rick Veitch
Rick Veitch's the One #5 cover by Rick Veitch

Rick Veitch's the One #5

Rick Veitch's The One comes to its penultimate issue as the American and Soviet superhumans come to blows in a fight that could level the world.

Black Science #36 cover by Matteo Scalera and Moreno Dinisio
Black Science #36 cover by Matteo Scalera and Moreno Dinisio

Black Science #36

If you were paying attention to my online ravings, you know that I adored Black Science #35, and it was enough to check out the follow-up issue to this series from Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera

Death or Glory #2 cover by Bengal
Death or Glory #2 cover by Bengal

Death or Glory #2

Another Rick Remender book I was absolutely crazy about, Death or Glory #1 provided a story of a young woman going on the run from the mob run by her ex-husband. Now, she has a semi-truck full of people to contend with.

Isola #3 cover by Karl Kerschl
Isola #3 cover by Karl Kerschl

Isola #3

Isola is another Image Comics series which has been a joy to watch, with art from Karl Kerschl and MSASSYK to die for and an atmospheric story from writers Kerschl and Brendan Fletcher to keep you invested.

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 cover by David Nakayama
Ant-Man and the Wasp #1 cover by David Nakayama

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1

Mark Waid and Javier Garron kick off this miniseries about the Astonishing Ant-Man and the Unstoppable Wasp. Scott is trapped in subatomic space, and Nadia is the only one who can help him.

Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land
Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land

Astonishing X-Men #12

Charles Soule's tenure on Astonishing X-Men comes to an end, as the battle against Proteus and the Shadow King comes to its dramatic conclusion. Artist Gerardo Sandoval contributes the art to this book.

Dazzler: X-Song #1 cover by Elizabeth Torque
Dazzler: X-Song #1 cover by Elizabeth Torque

Dazzler: X Song #1

Magdalene Visaggio joins up at Marvel to present a new Dazzler story with artist Laura Braga. This one finds Dazzler going up against an underground hate group targeting Inhuman fans.

Doctor Strange #1 cover by Jesus Saiz
Doctor Strange #1 cover by Jesus Saiz

Doctor Strange #1

Doctor Strange begins anew with the creative team of Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz. This one finds the Sorcerer Supreme in space!

The Immortal Hulk #1 cover by Alex Ross
The Immortal Hulk #1 cover by Alex Ross

Immortal Hulk #1

The Hulk is back courtesy of Al Ewing and Joe Bennett. Bruce Banner is hiding out after his impromptu resurrection, and the comic seems to be a horror title, which is an interesting idea.

X-Men: Red #5 cover by Travis Charest
X-Men: Red #5 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men: Red #5

Tom Taylor and Mahmud Asrar's fantstic X-Men saga continues with the team facing the worldwide hate of mutants, goaded on by Cassandra Nova. Nova has a mole on Jean's team. Who is it?

Brother Mash #1 cover by Sanford Greene
Brother Mash #1 cover by Sanford Greene

Brother Nash #1

Bridgit Connell's story of a haunted trucker who deals with the supernatural earns a republication and a remastering courtesy of Titan Comics this week.

Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor- Operation Volcano cover by Ben Aaronovitch
Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor- Operation Volcano cover by Ben Aaronovitch

Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor- Operation Volcano #1

Sylvester Mccoy's rendition of the Doctor returns in a story penned by series vets Andrew Cartmel and Ben Aaronovitch, also from publisher  Titan Comics.

Vagrant Queen #1 cover by Natasha Alterici
Vagrant Queen #1 cover by Natasha Alterici

Vagrant Queen #1

The talented Magdalene Visaggio has a new series coming through Vault Comics this week, and she's joined by artist Jason Smith. Vagrant Queen tells of a former child queen wandering the galaxy in fear of the revolutionary forces that deposed her.

 

That's it for another Comics for Your Pull Box. I hope you found something worthwhile, and I look forward to reviewing many of these in the week ahead. See you then.

About Joshua Davison

Josh is a longtime super hero comic fan and an aspiring comic book and fiction writer himself. He also trades in videogames, Star Wars, and Magic: The Gathering, and he is also a budding film buff. He's always been a huge nerd, and he hopes to contribute something of worth to the wider geek culture conversation. He is also happy to announce that he is the new Reviews Editor for Bleeding Cool. Follow on Twitter @joshdavisonbolt.