TOP 5 COMICS: April 2nd 2014

Published on April 8th, 2014

We hope you had a great week and now it is time for you to enjoy Simon and Sheldon’s Top 5 from last week and then take a listen to the Pick of The Week Podcast on Wednesday to hear more thoughts on each book that they picked! It is just that simple! So enjoy the books every week at your favorite community for comic news, reviews, podcast and more only here at Comic Impact!

Simon’s Top 5

Detective Comics #30 by Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato and artwork by Francis Manapul

A bold new direction for DETECTIVE COMICS as THE FLASH creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccelato take over the creative reins! Batman finds himself knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic that has hit the streets of Gotham City.

Earth 2 #22 by Tom Taylor and artwork by Nicola Scott

When all looks lost – Green Lantern returns!

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Elephantmen #55  By Richard Starkings and artwork by Axel Medellin Machain

“PICKING UP THE PIECES,” Part Five

THE CONCLUSION!

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Moon Knight #2 by Warren Ellis and artwork by Declan Shalvey

  • The best new comic of 2014 continues with a story that has to be experienced to be believed!

The Punisher #4 – By Nathan Edmondson  and artwork by Mitch Gerads

  • The Punisher, captured by the Dos Sols gang, is caught in the metaphorical lion’s den. Tough luck, metaphorical lions.
  • The 131 get the call: Take down the Punisher with extreme prejudice.
  • A new player tosses her hat in the ring, and Frank’s gotta ask himself a question: “Do I feel lucky?” Well…do ya, Frank?

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Sheldon’s Top 5

Black Widow #5  – By Nathan Edmondson   and artwork by Phil Noto

  • Paris, London, Montenegro. Natasha is in a race against time, under the shadow of the hammer…
  • A dark plot threatens Europe, and even SHIELD doesn’t know who’s behind it…
  • With nowhere to turn for answers, Natasha has no choice but to ask THE RAVEN for help…

Lobster Johnson: Get Lobster #3 – By Mike Mignola,John Arcudi and artwork by Tonci Zonjic

All police resources are shifted to taking down Lobster Johnson after a vicious grenade fight in the NY streets. Meanwhile, bank vaults all around the city are exploding. Lobster knows it’s a trap, but justice is not afraid of traps.

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Starlight #2 – By Mark Millar and artwork by Gorlan Parlov

Duke McQueen once saved an alien world from destruction—but it happened in a place nobody believes in, during a time nobody remembers. Surrounded by memories of his late wife and his happier past, Duke’s days as a hero are long gone…or so he thinks! Now, a young visitor from the world Duke once saved is coming to him with a desperate plea for help. It’s one last chance at adventure for Duke, and another chapter to unfold in the ever-expanding Millarworld Universe!

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The Punisher #4 – By Nathan Edmondson  and artwork by Mitch Gerads

  • The Punisher, captured by the Dos Sols gang, is caught in the metaphorical lion’s den. Tough luck, metaphorical lions.
  • The 131 get the call: Take down the Punisher with extreme prejudice.
  • A new player tosses her hat in the ring, and Frank’s gotta ask himself a question: “Do I feel lucky?” Well…do ya, Frank?

Trillium # 8 – By Jeff Lemire

What is Nika’s ultimate destiny? And what role will William play in the survival of humankind? Can they finally be reunited before the universe unravels all around them? Vertigo’s sci-fi epic reaches its mind bending conclusion.

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