Top 5 Hot Picks #130

Every week before new comic book day, InvestComics provides our fans with the Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. This week’s Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #492 and new comics coming this Wednesday 9/13/17.

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Flash #30 – The introduction of new villain ‘Bloodwork.
Supergirl #13 – The regular (cover price) Stanley Artgerm Lau variant is not only sold out (distributor level), but it’s making noise in the aftermarket. Some pricing on Ebay are three times the cover price.
Weapon X #8 – The Weapon H Venomized cover is sold out (distributor).
Realm #1 – We love the Mad Max/Walking Dead/Game of Thrones vibe of this book. Look for a possible sell out here.
Shinobi Ninja Princess Lightning Oni #1 – This Action Lab Entertainment comic is sold out (distributor).

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Top 5 – Buy/Bid

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Venomverse #2

Amazing Spider-Man #129

Also appearing in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #492
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Dark Nights Metal #2
Action Comics #987
Superman #32 (2011)
Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special #1
Generations Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell #1
Runaways #1
Secret Empire Omega #1
Amazing Spider-Man #32
Venomverse #2
The Retcon #1
Sheena #1
Sink #1
Ninjak #0
Amerikarate #6 
Amazing Spider-Man #129 (1974)
Wolfenstein #1

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 9-13-17

New comic book release day 9/13/17. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week. Shown below are the comic book covers with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

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New Wolverine #24 – Leinil Frances Yu

Batgirl/BOP #14 – Shirahama

Deadpool #36 – David Lopez

Youngblood #5 – Rob Liefeld










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Rose #6 – David Finch

Sheena #1 – Ashley Du – Cosplayer

Supergirl #13 – Rocha/Henriques

Ghost Zero #2 – Megan Levens










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Realm #1 – Tony Moore

Scooby #17 – David Finch

Shhena #1 – J Scott Campbell

Suicide Squad #25 – Whilce Portacio










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Secret Empire Omega #1 – Turner

Marvel-Marv-ell #1 – Dodson

Venomverse #2 – Elizabeth Torque

Dark Metal #2 – Andy Kubert










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InvestComics Hot Picks #492

InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005.
This week, new comic book release day 9/13/17.

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Buy/Bid – Action Comics #987

Buy/Bid – Action Comics #987

Buy/Bid – Supergirl #13

Buy/Bid – Superman #32










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Weapon X #8

A possible introduction of a new villain in Dark Nights Metal #2. Maybe it’s just the Court of Owls? That Andy Kubert cover says this….Either way, still a great story thus far.
Mr. Oz reveals his identity in Action Comics #987 (Dan Jurgens & Viktor Bogdanovic). Part one of ‘The Oz Effect’. Two covers (Nick Bradshaw), the lenticular and non-lenticular are equally on point. Although ‘Mr. Oz’ will give readers the big ‘reveal’ he will turn out to be a character from long ago, but his first appearance as ‘Mr. Oz’ is in Superman #32 (2011).
The new Harley Quinn comic this week has a nice little reason for a collector to pick it up. Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special #1 celebrates….well the 25th year of her existence. Duh, but that’s not the reason this books cracks into the Hot Picks this week. DC Comics informs the fans that there will be creators all over this comic that have never worked on the Harley Quinn character before. Lots of first Harley work to check out, but from whom? Find out on Wednesday.
A villain named Bloodwork makes his (its) first appearance in Flash #30. Creative team; Joshua Williamson & Neil Googe.
Midtown Comics is limiting customers to only one copy per; Supergirl #13 – Stanley Artgerm Lau variant. Why the mention? Well, it’s a regular priced variant cover, so what’s up with that? And it’s going for almost double its cover price already in the aftermarket. Great cover though!

Buy/Bid – Dark Metal #2

Buy/Bid – Flash #30

Buy/Bid – Harley 25th #1

Buy/Bid – Venomverse #2










Marvel’s Generation comics continue, with two captains; Generations Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell #1. Creators: Margaret Stohl & Brent Schoonover.
The Runaways television show will be arriving soon and Marvel Comics will be there to cash in with a new Runaways series. Runaways #1 will be the series’ fifth volume. InvestComics released a Runaways comics checklist back in September of 2016. You can check this out by clicking right HERE. Make sure to check out all of our checklists right HERE.
The new Weapon H character is still wet behind the ears and he’s already receiving a Venomized cover; Weapon X #8 by Greg Land. Oh yes, it’s sold out already.
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Venomverse #2 features Venom vs Poison Spider-Man. This is full of awesome as is this Venomverse series/event.
The late Michael Turner pops up every so often with a ‘remastered variant’. This time it’s Secret Empire Omega #1. InvestComics released a Michael Turner Creator Spotlight back in August 2016. You can click right HERE to check that out. What a super talent, gone way too soon.
Amazing Spider-Man #32 sets up the Spider-Man ‘event’ in 2018. Yes, that’s correct, 2018.

Buy/Bid – Amazing Spider-Man #129

Buy/Bid – Amerikarate #6

Buy/Bid – Realm #1

Buy/Bid – Secret Empire Omega #1









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InvestComics Indie Hot Picks;
Image Comics’ Realm #1  feels like a Mad Max/Walking Dead/Game of Thrones mash-up book. Look for sell-outs almost immediately upon release. Creators: Seth Peck, Jeremy Haun & Nick Filardi. The Tony Moore (cover B) is stellar. A definite ‘InvestComics Best Comic Covers Of The Week’ book.
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The Retcon #1 Image Comics solicit is one of the most confusing but funny things we’ve seen in a while. It’s a reboot of a comic that never existed as it embarks on an all-new issue number one! Huh? Okay, you’ll make us buy it. Creators: Matt Nixon & Toby Cypress.
Sheena #1 from Dynamite Entertainment. Creators: Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo & Moritat.
Shinobi Ninja Princess Lightning Oni #1 (Action Lab Entertainment). Creator Martheus Wade.

We here at InvestComics had a chance recently to speak with Carol Zara. Carol and Eric Barnett released their comic last week and it’s called Alien Toilet Monsters #1. The reviews are in and nothing but good things are being said here. This comic is not a typical toilet humor type comic, it’s an actual story that involves aliens, guns and a bad as* girl at the helm. This awesomely fun comic is only available at certain comic conventions the ATM crew will be attending. It’s also available if you ask your comic store to order directly from them. The Alien Toilet Monsters site can be seen by clicking right HERE. ATM have their social media pages in tow as well. Follow Carol Zara on Facebook and Instagram as she keeps things updated on a regular basis on what’s what with ATM.

Buy/Bid – Amz Spider-Man #32

Buy/Bid – Marvel – Mar-Vell #1

Buy/Bid – Runaways #1

Buy/Bid – Sheena #1










Sink #1 (ComixTribe). Creators: John Lees & Alex Cormack.
Valiant Entertainment relaunch’s their Ninjak’s series with Ninjak #0. Creators: Matt Kindt, Christos Gage, Francis Portela and others.
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Action Lab Entertainment/Danger Zone comics’ Amerikarate #6 features a homage cover from Dave Perillo. Dave pays tribute to Kane/Romita Sr./Gaspar Amazing Spider-Man #129 (1974). This homage cover is sold out.
Hard to believe the video game Wolfenstein was never adapted as a comic. It was a huge selling video game. Anyway, Titan Comics gets to present Wolfenstein #1 to a legion of potential fans. Creators: Dan Watters, Piotr Kowalski & Ronilson Friere.

Buy/Bid – Ninjak #0

Buy/Bid – Shinobi #1

Buy/Bid – Sink #1

Buy/Bid – Wolfenstein #1

Buy/Bid – Retcon #1








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New Comics #492

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A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 9/13/17. Please utilize your common sense and READ the article to see why these covers are in this video –> InvestComics Hot Picks #492. This is NOT an explanation video, just eye candy. READ…’s good for you.

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InvestComics Hot Picks #298

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With only 17 days left till Christmas, we still have a little ways to go to get to 3000 likes on the InvestComics Facebook page. If you’d like to help us get there, it would start the greatest giveaway in InvestComics history. Thanks to Ratchet City Comics, a Star Wars #1 (Dark Horse Comics) CGC Signature Series 9.8 signed by writer Brian Wood could be yours IF we get to 3000 on Christmas day. Visit the details and press release right HERE and share, share, share! Let’s get to 3000!

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A rather busy week in the land of IC Hot Picks this week so we’ll be lasering through some of these, keep up!

InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 12/11/13

Just a couple of weeks ago, InvestComics were making a statement on how important the Marvel Cosmic Universe will be in a very short while. Actually, InvestComics was reiterating what we have been saying for 7 years now. The particular comic and character we were speaking of was Nova. This week Nova comes into the fold once again. Nova (2013 5th Series) #11 promises to give readers of the Cosmic likeness a very very big surprise in this issue. Not sure what it is, even if I did know, I wouldn’t spoil it. The Marvel Cosmic Universe will have the Marvel U feel the effects, so buckle in tight fans. This is the beginning of what InvestComics has warned you about for years. The Marvel Cosmic Universe is about to take center stage. You best be on top of your Cosmic game.

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Uncanny X-Men (2013 3rd Series) #15 will be an Inhumanity tie in with a “new comer” on board. The name is Kris Anka. One of the earliest works of this fine artist can be found in the Image graphic novel PopGun (2007). His earliest comic work came in Guarding the Globe #6 (Image Comics 2011).

Staying on topic with new creators in new places, check out Marvel Knights Hulk (2013) #1 with writer Joe Keatinge and artist Piotr Kowalski. If you are in the market for first works of newer creators, InvestComics can help you out with this one. Joe Keatinge’s first professional work as a colorists came in Masters of the Universe #4 (MVCreations 2004). His first writing duties came in Image Comics’ Ant #8 (2006). As for artist Piotr Kowalski; his first creative output came in his native country Poland in a book by the name Wiat Komiksu #4 (Egmont Polska 1998). His first American stint came in 2011 with Boom Studios’ Malignant Man #1 (2011). So not only do you get a great read with MKH #1 this week, but you get the inside scoop with the creators too from InvestComics. Mighty Avengers (2013) #4 Inhumanity tie in brings readers the New Ronin. The original Ronin first appeared in New Avengers #11 (2005) with that beauty of a David Finch cover. Huntress will be trailing a new villain in Worlds Finest (2012 3rd Series) #18. Check out who that will be. Looks like Owlman has some plans for Ultraman this week in Justice League (2011) #25. In the “in case you missed it department”, Justice League of America #29 (1964) gives us the first ever Ultraman. Doc Savage will get another crack at his own book this week in Doc Savage (2013 Dynamite) #1. The Doc may be appearing on the big screen as rumors do swirl all the time. Will it ever happen? If it does, look for a quick bump and then a quick flat line in his first appearance; Doc Savage magazine #1 (1933).

Comedy break; Two very funny solicits hit this week that have to make the reader/collector smile. First there was Superman Wonder Woman (2013) #3. The verbiage here reads “the ending of this comic is so shocking that it could mean the end of Superman and Wonder Woman together.” Really??! Kim Kardashian’s marriage to Kris Humphries may trump these two? We’re only three issues in DC please don’t threaten us with this already. Stop it, please. Too funny. Then you have Wolverine (2013 4th Series) #12. The verbiage reads like this “…the storyline the will change Wolverine as we know him forever!” Really??! Okay.

Now that we had our laugh, let’s get back to some other comics to check out this week. Three must get number one comics this week are sold out and will definitely see second prints following shortly. Krampus (2013 Image) #1, Lunita (2013 Amigo) #1, and Dead Body Road (2013 Image) #1. And for anyone keeping score here, Dead Body Road #1 will be written by Justin Jordan of the highly successful Luther Strode comic. A bit of a surprise with the almost sold out (will be probably by Friday/Saturday) Legends Dark Knight 100 Page Super Spectacular (2013) #1 this week. The reason for the surprise is the $9.99 price tag that accompanies the 100 page of goodness here. Fans are excited about the 100 pager for only $9.99 I guess. Way to go DC! Batman Black and White (2013) #4 brings in some fantastic talent once again. A must get every time it comes out. The future is now with Justice League 3000 (2013) #1. For no other reason than the super talents of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis on this book, it’s a must check out comic. Uttering the words “new hero” or “new villain” is music to InvestComics’ ears. Check out Cataclysm Ultimate Spider-Man (2013) #2 for the sweet sounds of a new hero. Origin issues are fun too. Check out Astro City (2013 3rd Series) #7 for the origin of Winged Victory.

Here’s a quick list of sold out or about to be sold out number 1 and number 2 comics from this upcoming week (Special thanks to Terry Hoknes for drawing this list up every week!!): Steampunk Cinderella (2013) #1, Code Red (2013 Zenescope) #1, Protectors Inc (2013 Image) #2, Day Men (2013 Boom) #2, Indestructible (2013 IDW) #1, Drumhellar (2013 Image) #2, Halo Escalation (2013) #1, Sherlock Holmes Moriarty Lives (2013 Dynamite) #1, Grimm The Warlock (2013) #1, and Brain Boy (2013 Dark Horse) #0.

That’s it, see you next week. Remember the contest! Let’s get InvestComics to 3000!

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Jay Katz

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InvestComics Hot Picks #259 – “Other comics that should be on your radar this week; Sex (2013 Image) #1″ Nuff’ said.

First issue of new superhero series gets second printing

This week, Image Comics demonstrated what everyone has suspected all along: SEX sells. Joe Casey’s and Piotr Kowalski’s comic book SEX, that is — a subversive take on superheroes that takes a former costumed crime-fighter into the underbelly of the city he’d formerly sworn to protect. The first issue, which made its debut with a limited edition exclusive cover at Emerald City Comicon and landed in stores on March 6, has sold out and will receive a second printing.

SEX #1 was the Pick of the Week at iFanboy: “It’s a book both titillating and somber, bright and dusky.”

“[F]for as much as this title begs for the attention of being called a porno mag disguised as a comic book, it refrains from titillation in favor of creating a fascinating character study amongst a fully realized neo-noir world.” –IGN

The second printing of SEX #1 will be in stores on April 3 and can be pre-ordered now (Diamond Comics code JAN130476). SEX #2 will be in stores on April 10.


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