Friday, 6 January 2017

DOLLAR COMICS - February & March 2017

Some new issues for just a dollar to get you started.




Many companies provide cheap first issues to encourage new readers.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

FIRST ISSUES - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.


The following are links to comic books comic books coming out in February 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in Rebruary (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.

1st March

8th March

15th March

22nd March

29th March


FIRST ISSUE [OTHER] - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.


The following are miscellaneous comic books are coming out in March 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in March (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.


Publishers:  Action Lab Entertainment (including Danger Zone); Archie ComicsBoom! Studios Dark Horse Comic;  E-Comix.

1st March

  • Amerikarate #1  [Action Lab/Danger Zone]  80s Action flick.
  • Royal City #1  [Dark Horse]  Slice of Life.  Mature Readers.

8th March

  • Grass Kings #1 [Boom!]
  • Little Archie 80 Page Giant #1  [Archie]
  • Pussycats: Sex, Drugs & Impossible #1 (of 2) [E-Comix]

22nd March

  • Rebels: These Free & Independent States #1  [Dark Horse]  History.

29th March

  • WWE Wrestlemania 2017 Special #1 [Boom!]




~ DUG.

FIRST ISSUES [SUPERHEROES] - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer, even those into superheroes.


The following are comic books about superheroes are coming out in March 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in March (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.




1st March

  • America #1  [Marvel]  Marvel Universe.

8th March

  • Powerless #1 [Vault]
  • Super Mansion #1 (of 4) [Titan]

15th March

  • Batwoman #1  [DC]  DC Universe.
  • Divinity III: Escape from Gulag 396 #1 [Valiant] VH3 Universe.
  • Soulfire #1  [Aspen]  Aspen Universe.

22nd March

  • Bloodshot: Reborn #0 [Valiant] VH3 Universe (Stalinverse).
  • Iron Fist #1  [Marvel]  Marvel Universe.
  • Karma Police #1 [Vault]
  • Magdalena #1  [DC]  Image Universe.
  • X-O Manowar #1 [Valiant] VH3 Universe.

29th March

  • All Time Comics: Crime Destroyer #1 [Fantagraphics]
  • Batgirl Annual #1  [DC]  DC Universe.
  • Titans Annual #1  [DC]  DC Universe.




FIRST ISSUES [SCIENCE FICTION] - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer, even those into films.


The following are science fiction comic books are coming out in March 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in March (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.


Publishers:  Blackbox Comics;   Black Mask Comics IDW PublishingImage Comics; Oni Press;  Titan Comics;  Zenescope.

1st March

  • Extremity #1 [Image]

8th March

  • Brutal Nature: Concrete Fury #1 (of 5) [IDW]
  • IT: Secret World of Modern Banking #1 (of 5) [Blackbox]
  • Redline #1 [Oni]
  • Sky Doll: Sundra #1 (of 2) [Titan]

29th March

  • Courier #1 (of 5) [Zenescope] 
  • Helena Crash #1 (of 5) [IDW]
  • Space Riders: Galaxy of Brutality #1 [Black Mask]  Mature Readers.





FIRST ISSUES [NOVELS & LITERATURE] - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.


The following are novel & literature based comic books that are coming out in March 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in March (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.



1st March

  • James Bond 007: Black Box #1  [Dynamite]

8th March

  • Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys #1  [Dynamite]

15th March

  • Michael Recycle #1 (of 4) [IDW]
  • Neil Gaiman's American Gods: Shadows #1  [Dark Horse]

22nd March

  • Anno Dracula #1 (of 5) [Titan]
  • Kill Shakespeare: Past is Prologue - Julie #1  [IDW]

29th March

  • Doc Savage: The Ring of Fire #1  [Dynamite]



 This blog is an attempt to help those new to comics understand them more.  If anything needs clarifying, please comment.

Monday, 2 January 2017

FIRST ISSUES [HORROR & SUPERNATURAL] - March 2017

Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer.


The following are horror & supernatural comic books that are coming out in March 2017.   Schedules change and they may not all be released in March (or sometimes at all).  While first issues are more likely to be new reader friendly, that is not always the case and no guarantees are made.


Publishers:  Action Lab Entertainment (including Danger Zone); American Gothic PressAmerican Mythology Productions;  Boom! Studios Dark Horse ComicDC Comics;  Dynamite Entertainment;  Marvel Entertainment Group;  Scout Comics.

1st March

  • Savage Things #1 (of 8)  [DC/Vertigo]

8th March

  • Hellboy and the BPRD: 1954 - Ghost Moon #1  [Dark Horse]  Part of the Hellboy universe.
  • Man-Thing #1  [Marvel]  Marvel Universe.

15th March

  • Coady & the Creepies #1 [Boom!]
  • Vampirella #1  [Dynamite]

22nd March

  • Invisible Hands #1  [American Gothic]

29th March

  • Little Guardians #0 [Scout]
  • Lobster Johnson: Pirate Ghost #1  [Dark Horse]  Part of the Hellboy universe.
  • VampBlade #1  [Action Lab/Danger Zone]  80s Action flick.