#NCBD 7/12/17: HCF's 5 Comics for New Comic Book Day!

Halloween ComicFest and Free Comic Book Day were founded on the belief that there's a comic book perfect for everyone out there! Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) in comic book shops, where new comics release hit the shelves of comic book shops for eager fans to pick up and purchase.

We've highlighted five comics that are perfect recommendations for anyone looking to get into spookier, Halloween-like comics!

In this week's list, for books coming out 7/12/17, there's definitely something for everyone: let the madness take hold in Shade the Changing Girl volume 1, the undead get a manga makeover in Marvel’s Zombies Assemble, and the werewolf queen returns in The Howling #1.

What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!


BATMAN NOIR DARK VICTORY HC
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DC COMICS
(W) Jeph Loeb
(A/CA) Tim Sale
In this new edition of the sequel to BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, Gotham City is overrun by freaks like Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and The Joker. To save his city, the Dark Knight investigates the seeming return of the serial killer called Holiday-and must learn who is committing crimes in his name! Issues #0-13 of the hit series are collected for the first time in striking, high-contrast black and white!

SHADE THE CHANGING GIRL TP VOL 01 EARTH GIRL MADE EASY 
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DC COMICS
(W) Cecil Castellucci & Various
(A) Marley Zarcone & Various
(CA) Becky Cloonan
On the planet Meta, young Loma steals the madness coat that once belonged to Rac Shade and makes a break across galaxies to take up residence in a new body: Earth girl Megan Boyer. Only now Loma learns that Megan was a bully whom everyone hated, and Loma has to survive high school with the ever-growing and uncontrollable madness at her side-not to mention there are people back on her homeworld who might just want Shade's coat back. Collects issues #1-6.

DREAD GODS #1 CVR A RANEY
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IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Ron Marz
(A) Tom Raney, Bart Sears
(CA) Tom Raney
Ominous Press launches with the first of three limited series set in a science-fiction/fantasy universe of epic heroes and insidious villains. In DREAD GODS, gods in a fantasy world discover they're actually monsters in a post-apocalyptic landscape. Acclaimed creators Ron Marz and Tom Raney join with art master Bart Sears to usher in adventure like no other! Includes a backup tale by Bart Sears, and a wealth of added content.

 

ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE #0
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MARVEL COMICS
(W/A) Yusaku Komiyama
(CA) Kiichi Mizushima
You've seen Earth's Mightiest Heroes face off against a raging zombie virus - now, go back to the beginning in this special prelude issue of the epic manga adaptation! The Avengers risk their lives to make the world a safer place for all, oftentimes suffering severe injury and great loss. When Tony Stark faces a more personal threat - one leveled against Pepper Potts - the risk is too great to ignore, and he's forced to act fast. What lengths will Tony go to in order to keep Pepper safe? Iron Man is an important part of his life, but can he figure out a way to replace the armor and step away from being an Avenger, if that's what it takes? There are some things more menacing than monsters.

HOWLING #1 MAIN CVRS
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SPACE GOAT PUBLISHING
(W) Micky Neilson
(A) Jason Johnson
(CA) Yvel Guichet, Carlos Eduardo

The Howling: Revenge of the Werewolf Queen #1 picks up where the cult-classic 1981 film left off: Three weeks have passed since Chris Halloran revealed on national TV that werewolves walk among us. No one believed him. Now Marsha Quist has returned for revenge - and now there is no colony to hold back her blood lust. For fans of Evil Dead 2The Walking Dead, and Silver Bullet

Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf

All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit  Comicshoplocator.com!

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