Comics Previews for December 23, 2005: "She-Hulk" #3, "Retro Rocket," "Batman Annual"
The following comic book previews are available on the web:
– Buzzscope.com has updated its previews for comics released on December 21, including Ultimate X-Men/Fantastic Four #1 and X-Men: Deadly Genesis #2.
AVAILABLE NEXT WEEK
– Buzzscope.com has previews of Marvel and DC Comics coming on December 28, including She-Hulk 2 #3 by Dan Slott and Juan Bobillo (Marvel); and Teddy Kristiansen’s Solo #8 (DC), which contains a new Neil Gaiman short story.
– Mile High Comics has several more Marvel previews for next week not included in the Buzzscope previews, including Amazing Fantasy #16 by Simon Furman and James Raiz and Black Widow 2 #4 by Robert K. Morgan, Sean Phillips, and Bill Sienkiewicz.
AVAILABLE FURTHER IN THE FUTURE
– Newsarama.com has a preview of Alias Comics’ Lullaby #2, the new monthly series where Alice of Wonderland, the Pied Piper, Little Red Riding Hood, Jim Hawkins, and Pinocchio form a motley band dealing with a mysterious enemy that threatens them all. The book is due in comic book shops shortly.
– Several previews for Marvel comics coming in January are available at Newsarama, including Daughters of the Dragon #1 and Son of M #2.
– Newsarama also previews Peter Bergting’s The Portent #1, coming from Image Comics in January. The comic promises to meld Norse and Chinese mythology to tell the tale of a mysterious warrior and his two companions. The first issue is due in February 2006.
– An article about writer Tony Bedard and his new mini-series Retro Rocket comes with several preview pages and cover images. The 4-issue mini-series, starting in March 2006, is about an over-the-hill fighting robot facing the scrap heap, only to become humanity’s last hope in the face of an alien invasion.
– Also coming from Image in March is Rick Remender’s remastered Doll and Creature, about a monster and a girl teaming up to fight a conspiracy involving drugs and more monsters. An interview with Remender contains several preview pages as well.
– Buzzscope.com has previews for Marvel comics coming in March 2006, including Ms. Marvel #1 and Annihilation: Prologue.
– Comic Book Resources.com has previews for DC Comics coming in March 2006, including Batman Annual #25 and Batman: Secrets #1.
– Comic Book Resources also has a preview of The Grimoire #7 from Speakeasy Comics. The issue is the start for new writer Chris Stone and is an easy jumping on point for the series, which focuses on a teenaged girl grappling with her magical legacy with the help of an intelligent raccoon.