Welcome to the New Number Ones!
Each week we bring you the list of new series and special editions coming this week. We are highlighting what you need to put in your cart at the comic shop or digital marketplace.
We have an alphabetical list with cover art and the official solicitation text from the publishers of some of the cool new comics that are coming out this month. Check below for our PCS NOTES to find out what we just have to tell you about the new comics in question.
This week is full of strong debuts for new series, and make sure to check the One-Shots and Special Editions for some really cool archival comic material this week.
We have books on the list from: Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Archie Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Titan Books, Humanoids, Inc., AWA Studios, Image Comics, and Boom! Studios.
One thing to remember, we continue to measure the “comic week” as Wednesday. #NCBD is Wednesday.
We will bring you reviews of these debut issues as they come out, and don’t forget to use the comments section to let us know what you think of this list.
Captain America #1
Written by J. Michael Straczynski
Art by Jesus Saiz & Matt Hollingsworth
Cover Art by Saiz
WHAT FUTURE AWAITS THE MAN OUT OF TIME? Decades ago, Steve Rogers changed the world forever. Now powerful and insidious forces are assembling to ensure he never does it again. Past, present and future collide as the man out of time reckons with an existential threat determined to set the world on a darker path at any cost… Esteemed creators J. Michael Straczynski and Jesús Saiz embark on an exhilarating new journey for CAPTAIN AMERICA!
Release Date: September 20, 2023
PCS NOTES: Looks like a good jumping on point for Cap fans.
Green Lantern: War Journal #1
Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Art by Montos & Adriano Lucas
Cover Art by Taj Tenfold
JOHN STEWART RETURNS IN AN EPIC NEW SERIES FROM THE PAGES OF GREEN LANTERN!
John Stewart’s time as a Green Lantern has come to an end…or so he thinks. A family tragedy calls him back home, and as John begins to reclaim the career he once left behind, he tries to embrace a peaceful post-superhero life. But when a terrifying and contagious force with a mysterious connection to Oa appears on Earth, the last Green Lantern of another Universe comes seeking the only warrior to face this threat and win: the immortal “Guardian and Builder,” John Stewart himself! Can this brilliant but brash young Lantern help John discover the qualities that made him one of the greatest Lanterns of the entire Multiverse? Featuring the first appearance of an iconic and terrifying new villain!
Release Date: September 19, 2023
PCS NOTES: I always enjoy Phillip Kennedy Johnson’s take on John Stewart. Continue reading “New Number Ones: New Comics Releasing the Week of September 20, 2023”