Welcome to April! We have compiled 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 month we spotlight books from the usual suspects: AfterShock Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Marvel Comics, Boom! Studios, AWA/Upshot Studios, IDW Publishing, and Dark Horse Comics.
This month is super front loaded with new comics. The first week has double the number of new series as each other week; so, make sure you go out this week and get your fill of new comics.
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.
You will find the books listed below in the order of when they are released.
Alice Ever After #1
Written by Dan Panosian
Art by Giorgio Spalletta & Fabiana Mascolo
Cover Art by Panosian
Return to Wonderland in this twisted sequel by superstar artist and writer Dan Panosian perfect for fans of Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy and Luna.
Alice first visited Wonderland as a child. Now an adult, it’s her only escape from a cold, strange reality she finds herself living in.
But in order to return to her fantasy world, she’ll need something stronger than mushrooms that change her size, and is forced to resort to crime to feed her growing addiction.
Will Alice choose to escape from her uncaring family and childhood trauma in Wonderland, or find the courage to face her demons in the real world?
Release Date: April 6, 2022
PCS NOTES: Dan Panosian’s amazing talent as an artist is unquestioned, but his writing in recent years makes this book required reading.
Batman Beyond: Neo-Year #1
Written by Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Art by Max Dunbar & Sebastian Cheng
Cover Art by Dunbar & Cheng
CHAPTER 1: GOTHAM’S SWORD
Neo-Gotham is alive and has killed Bruce Wayne. It’s rejected Terry McGinnis as Batman and offered him the chance to escape. Terry turned it down—he is the city’s protector, and he will uphold the legacy of Batman. Now Neo-Gotham will do everything in its power to destroy Terry, including creating brand-new villains to fight him. Terry’s first year without Bruce Wayne begins…does he have a fighting chance? From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing and Max Dunbar, a new future for Batman Beyond has begun!
Release Date: April 5, 2022
PCS NOTES: As solicitations go for a new chapter in a existing property go, this is a pretty good one. We are intrigued. Continue reading “New Number Ones: New Comics Series Coming in April 2022”