Wednesday, July 20, 2016

#NUVOpop: Comicsgirl meets Snotgirl

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 3:32 PM

7/20 Snotgirl from Bridget Wilson on Vimeo.

Hey everyone! Welcome back.

This week we have some new Rebirth titles starting- Batgirl and the Birds of Prey and Hellblazer. Super star writers, Garth Ennis and Bryan Lee O'Malley, are putting out new series as well.

Seriously, it's a beautiful week in comic book land. Stop by and say hi! 

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Batgirl and the Birds of Prey
(W) Shawna Benson, Julie Benson (A) Claire Roe 

Batgirl and Black Canary are teaming up again! In the latest issues of Batgirl, it was revealed that someone knows that Batgirl was once Oracle- the world's greatest hacker. Now the unknown person is using Oracle's name to spread dangerous information to dangerous criminals. That information has been brought to the attention of Helena Betinelli- AKA Huntress!- and she's out for mafia blood..

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Betty and Veronica
(W) Adam Hughes (A) Adam Hughes

The two best frenemies that anyone could ever have are back in their own series! Pop's Choklit Shoppe is being bought out by a popular coffee chain! When Betty and Veronica disagree about the ethics about what's going on, it starts the worst feud ever. Whose side are you on??

** The first issue of Betty and Veronica has about 25 variant covers, so go crazy. 
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Black Hammer
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dean Ormston

Jeff Lemire is back with a ongoing series. A group of heroes is now semi-retired. They were banished following a major crisis to a timeless town where they can live normal lives. However, as we all know, trouble has a way of finding those with super powers.. 

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(W) Jody Houser (A) Pere Perez, Marguerite Sauvage, Colleen Doran

You gotta have a little faith! Valiant is bringing Faith back into a new ongoing series! When she's not posing as a journalist for a popular website, Faith is the superhero known as Zephyr- LA's greatest superhero! Has she met her match when she is ambushed by someone claiming to be her greatest foe yet?
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**Can't get enough of Faith? Check her out this week in A&A #5 when she and Archer go on their first date! 

(W) Bryan Lee O'Malley (A) Leslie Hung

Snotgirl is a new series from Bryan Lee O'Malley! Illustrated by Leslie Hung, Snotgirl follows Lottie Person, the world's best fashion blogger. Lottie's life is less than perfect because of her allergies. How can she possibly handle her terrible allergies while trying to be a perfect 20-something year old blogger??

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Tales From The Darkside #2
(W) Joe Hill (A/CA) Gabriel Rodriguez

Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez are reuniting to bring new life into the old series, Tales From the Darkside, which explores the supernatural and all manner of horror stories. In this second issue.. discover what mysteries the black box holds! 

**In case you're unaware, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez created the best comic series ever, Locke & Key. You should DEFINITELY check it out if you haven't. It's a well written horror comic revolving around a series of keys that unlock different powers and abilities. It ended a few years ago, however Hill and Rodriguez are bringing it back in December! 

Well, that's it for this week. Next week, DC's Rebirth will be putting out Nightwing, Batgirl, Red Hood and Titans! Rom will start next week, and Civil War 2 #4 will be hitting stands so we can finally deal with what happened in the last issue!!!

If you need the full release list, click here! I'll see you next week.


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