#NCBD 8/30/17: 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 8/30/17, there's definitely something for everyone: prepare for a Vampirella like you’ve never seen before, Black Panther and Storm are back together, DC celebrates Kirby’s 100th with a Darkseid Special, and more!

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


VAMPIRELLA #6
JUN171599

D. E.
(W) Paul Cornell
(A) Andy Belanger
(CA) Philip Tan
Gothic, Part 1: A new storyline begins! Vampirella is fresh off a mind-blowing discovery-or at least it should have been. Coming to terms with what she's learned about herself and her past means a journey to a place far scarier than the twisted future she's living in...her twisted mind! Prepare yourself for a Vampirella like you've NEVER seen before!

DARKSEID SPECIAL #1
JUN170374

DC COMICS
(W) Mark Evanier, Paul Levitz
(A) Scott Kolins
(CA) Chris Burnham
Mark Evanier, longtime Kirby associate and biographer (Kirby: King of Comics), tells a tale starring one of Jack's greatest villains. The latest daring escape from the orphanage of Granny Goodness leaves an infuriated Darkseid determined to capture and punish the escapees. The Lord of Apokolips puts his best hunter on the case, but one of Granny's students is unlike anyone he's encountered before. Plus, an untold tale of Omac by Paul Levitz and Phil Hester. 
This issue also includes the stories "The All-Seeing Eye," from TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED #12, with art by Jack Kirby, and "Raid from Apokolips," from FOREVER PEOPLE #6, written and pencilled by Jack Kirby.


 

GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #6 (OF 6)
JUN170597

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Erik Burnham
(A/CA) Dan Schoening
Thanks to a timely intervention, the Ghostbusters have saved the day! But you knew that would happen-you're an old hand at this kind of thing! But after all the goodbyes are said, and the players are all back to where they belong, one question remains: did the Ghostbusters' ultimate solution have any consequences for the multiverse?! Find out in the finale to GHOSTBUSTERS 101!

Bullet Points:
* Don't miss the cover by Ominous Press creator, Bart Sears, part of our Bart Sears cover month!
  

BLACK PANTHER #17
JUN170968

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Ta-Nehisi Coates
(A) Chris Sprouse
(CA) Brian Stelfreeze
FOREVER MY LADY!
•  T'Challa's got royalty in his DNA, but does he have the loyalty of a goddess in his corner?
•  Ororo Munroe, also known as Storm of the X-Men and former queen of Wakanda, is back in T'Challa's life. But is it for good this time? Or will country come between a man and his queen again?

 

DEADPOOL VS PUNISHER TP
MAY170963
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Fred Van Lente
(A) Pere Perez
(CA) Declan Shalvey
Frank Castle has an unstoppable will - a powerful drive to punish those who do wrong, rooted in the tragic killing of his family. Wade Wilson has an unstoppable mouth - an unthinking knack for annoying everyone around him, rooted in thinking he's funny. Both men, however, are among the deadliest on the planet. And when they find themselves in disagreement over the criminal known as the Bank, they're in for one of the most brutal fights of their lives! Can Frank kill Wade over and over without dying once himself? Or will Wade bug Frank until he welcomes death? When the shells all hit the ground, will anyone truly win? (Besides the ammunition manufacturers, that is?) It's the Merc With a Mouth against the Gunman With a Grimace! Collecting DEADPOOL VS. THE PUNISHER #1-5.

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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