Getting into reading and collecting comics can seem difficult to the newcomer. Here are 38 first issues to use as possible starting points.
The following is a list of first issues, one shots and stepping on points to be released in May 2016. Schedules change and they may not all be released in May (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.
- America #1 [Overground]
- Daredevil/Punisher #1 [Marvel] Marvel Prime universe.
- Deadpool: Masacre #1 [Marvel] Marvel Prime universe.
- 4001 AD #1 (of 4) [Valiant] VH3 universe.
- Kings Quest #1 [Dynamite] King Features characters: Flash Gordon, the Phantom, Mandrake the Magician.
- Lady Mechanika: The Lost Boys of West Abbey #1 (of 2) [Benitez]
- Legend #1 [Z2]
- Penny Dreadful #1 (of 5) [Titan]
- Punisher #1 [Image] Marvel Prime universe.
- Renato Jones: The One % #1 [Image] Mature Readers.
- Smosh #1 [Dynamite] Based on the Youtube channel.
- Space Battle Lunchtime #1 (of 8) [Oni]
- 3 Floyd: Alpha King #1 (of 5) [Image] Mature Readers.
- Thunderbolts #1 [Marvel] Marvel Prime universe.
- Weavers #1 [Boom!]
- Death Force #1 Frontline: Requiem #1 (of 4) [Jet City]
- Future Quest #1 [DC] Johnny Quest, Space Ghost, Birdman and the Herculoids team-up.
- Mae #1 [Dark Horse]
- Oniba: Sword of the Demon #1 [Aspen MLT]
- Power Rangers: Pink #1 [Boom!]
- Satellite Falling #1 [IDW]
- Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank #1 (of 4) [Titan]
- X-O Manowar Annual 2016 #1 [Valiant] VH3 universe.
- Archangel #1 [IDW]
- Back to the Future: Citizen Brown #1 (of 5) [IDW] Based on the film series.
- Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 [Marvel] Marvel Prime universe.
- Cinema Purgatorio #1 [Avatar] Anthology. Mature Readers.
- Dreamworks' Shrek #1 [Joe Books] Based on the animated film.
- Grimm Fairy Tale: Snow White vs Snow White #1 (of 2) [Zenescope] Zenescope's Grimm Fairy Tale universe.
- Life, Death & Sorcery #1 [Chapterhouse]
- Lobster Johnston: Metal Monsters of Midtown #1 [Dark Horse]
- Lumberjanes Special: Axe Tales 2016 #1 [Boom!]
- Nighthawk #1 [Marvel] Marvel Prime universe.
- Pink Panther #1 [American Mythology]
- Scooby Apocalypse #1 [DC] New post-Apocalyptic Scooby-Doo uninverse.
- Stan Lee's Chakra: Rise of Infinitus #1 [Graphic India]
- Steam Wars: Princess Legends #1 [Antarctic]
- Ultracat #1 [Antarctic]
This blog is an attempt to help those new to comics understand them more. If anything needs clarifying, please comment.