What to get this week at the shop? Well, you have six options from Dynamite including the first issue of The Blood Queen, the last issue of Ash And The Army Of Darkness and an annual from The Twilight Zone… and we've got previews of all six books to help make your choosing easier.
THE BLOOD QUEEN #1
Troy Brownfield (w) Fritz Casas (a) Jay Anacleto, Alé Garza (c)
A new dark fantasy epic begins here! In a fairy tale land of knights and magic, a royal child's life hangs in the balance. Summoned to save the princess, a young woman of untold power begins a journey that will uncover secrets, reveal forbidden desires and stoke the fires of war! The reign in blood is about to be born! Inspired by the nightmares of your youth and the notorious Countess Elizabeth Bathory, THE BLOOD QUEEN comes from writer Troy Brownfield!
PATHFINDER: CITY OF SECRETS #2 (of 6)
Jim Zub (w) Leandro Oliveira (a) Genzoman, Carlos Gomez (c)
The Pathfinder heroes are plunged into danger as a new threat emerges in Magnimar. Ezren ambushed, Kyra targeted, Merisiel tempted by her past… Will the group endure? Come see why Pathfinder is the industry's best-selling fantasy tabletop game. Each issue features an EXCLUSIVE removable, playable tactical map and poster!
ASH AND THE ARMY OF DARKNESS #8
Steve Niles (w) Nacho Tenorio (a) Justin Erickson (c)
FINAL ISSUE!!! Ash comes face to face with his own destiny as he discovers a possible clue to the origin of the curse of the dead. But before he can get any answers he has to go through…Sheila. This is the final throw down in the haunted woods that leads to the beginning of the end for the Army of Darkness.
LEGENDERRY: A STEAMPUNK ADVENTURE #4 (of 7)
Bill Willingham (w) Sergio Fernandez Davila (a) Joe Benitez (c)
"Jungle Tales" – the journey to Landing isn't half as easy as Magna Spadarossa had hoped! From the aftermath of the crash, Magna is saved by the mysterious Phantom and whisked away on a jungle adventure, where she must prove to herself that she is more than just a damsel in distress.
SHERLOCK HOLMES: MORIARTY LIVES #4 (of 5)
David Liss (w) Carlos Furuzono (a) Francesco Francavilla (c)
The deadly game of cat-and-mouse between the world's most notorious villain and the most dangerous man in Switzerland continues to unfold with skull-cracking, wife-stealing, cattle-mutilating action! Moriarty begins to move his plan into his endgame, but he may have already been outwitted by the master alchemist who delights in murder and atrocity. Can Moriarty be evil enough to emerge as a hero, or will the people who have trusted him find themselves betrayed? The game is afoot in the penultimate issue!
THE TWILIGHT ZONE ANNUAL 2014
Mark Rahner (w) Randy Valiente, Andrea Mutti, Edu Menna (a) Roberto Castro (c)
Three stand-alone tales of the bizarre: A politician determined to cut aid to the poor finds himself in a Dust Bowl town in the Great Depression. Reality begins to slip away for a crusader against social network "over-sharing." And a Renaissance player who doesn't fit in with his present-day peers gets an ugly taste of the real thing.