Monday, 11 July 2011

What to Read on Wednesday - 13/07/2011

Solicitations for the ten comics to check out this week.

American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest #2 (of 5) (DC Comics)
Written by Scott Snyder
Art & Cover by Sean Murphy
Vampire hunters Cash McCogan and Felicia Book get shot down over the mountains of Romania and find themselves trapped between Nazi patrols - and vampires.

Captain America #1 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Ed Brubaker
Art & Cover by Steve McNiven
Bestselling Cap writer Ed Brubaker and superstar artist Steve McNiven bring you the next huge chapter in Steve Rogers life, and it's a perfect jumping-on point for fans of the Cap movie. 
A funeral for a fallen friend turns into a race against time as the original Captain America makes his explosive return!

Detective Comics #879 (DC Comics)
Written by Scott Snyder
Art & Cover by Francesco Francavilla
For years, Jim Gordon has been tormented by the possibility that his son, James Jr., might be a killer. Tonight, he'll get the answers he's been after. But is the truth about James even darker than the Commissioner, or even Batman, could have guessed?

FF #6 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Art by Greg Tocchini
Cover by Mark Bagley
The Return of the King. 
Black Bolt is back and is determined to reclaim his throne.

Flashpoint: Frankenstein & The Creatures of the Unknown #2 (of 3) (DC Comics)
Written by Jeff Lemire
Art by Ibraim Roberson
Cover by Doug Mahnke
FLASH QUESTION: Can our heroes find the cure to their afflictions, or will the monster hunter Miranda Shrieve kill them before they get the chance?

Punisher MAX #15 (Marvel Comics)
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Steve Dillon
Cover by Dave Johnson
The Punisher is locked in a high-security prison, with every inmate in the place out for his blood. When the convicts begin banding together to stage a full-scale prison riot, how will the Punisher survive when all the hate, rage and violence contained within these walls comes bearing down on him alone?

Red Wing #1 (of 6) (Image Comics)
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Art & Cover by Nick Pitarra & Rachelle Rosenberg
To stay alive in the future, the best fighter pilots in the world not only have to perfect their skills and master their aircraft, they also have to know how to travel through time.
Brought to you by award winning writer Jonathan Hickman and possibly the best new talent of the year, Nick Pitarra, the Red Wing is the story of the greatest battle in the history of the history of three worlds.

Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates #6 (of 6) (Marvel Comics)
Written by Mark Millar
Art & Cover by Leinil Yu
The explosive battle between the Ultimate Universe's most powerful super hero groups comes to a close... but who will be left standing?

Ultimate Comics Fallout #1 (of 6) (Marvel Comics)
Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Art & Cover by Mark Bagley
The End before The Beginning.

X-Men: Schism #1 (of 5) (Marvel Comics)
Written by Jason Aaron
Art & Cover by Carlos Pacheco
The X-Men event of the decade starts here! 
It's never been a more dangerous time to be a mutant. Even with their numbers at a record low, the world refuses to trust mutantkind...and after a mutant-triggered international incident, anti-mutant hatred hits new heights. Of course it's at this moment, when the mutant race needs most to stand together, that a split begins that will tear apart the very foundation of the X-Men. 
From superstar writer and Marvel Architect Jason Aaron and a full roster of comics' top artists, this is an X-tale that will reverberate for years to come! Come October, the X-Men landscape will be irreparably changed.

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