HipsterZOMBIEJoint New Comic Book Day Picks 11/27/19

Basketful of Heads #2 (of 6)

Hunted to the point of exhaustion, June Branch struggles to outwit and outfight the home invader coming after her. He’s armed with a .44 and a secret agenda; she’s got a thousand year-old Viking relic and no way to escape. The axe is about to fall in the topsy-turvy second chapter of the horror story with the sharpest edge in comics! Fears escalate and a full moon rises over the HMS Havoc in chapter three of the ‘Sea Dogs’ backup tale, written by Joe Hill!

Freedom Fighters #11 (of 12)

The final battle for the fate of Earth-X has begun, and the last charge of the Freedom Fighters is underway! The team may have bested the defenses of the Nazi stronghold of Cheyenne Mountain, but now our heroes must face off against the combined might of the newly reconstructed Cyborg Overman, the evil Plasstic Men, and the psychotic Hitler III! The odds are against the red, white, and blue, but Uncle Sam has a plan-don’t miss this penultimate issue in the Freedom Fighters saga!

John Constantine: Hellblazer #1

John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds. A small-time gang lord has found himself dealing with a big-time outbreak of supernatural weirdness…and without any allies to call on and nothing left to call his own, John doesn’t have much choice about taking a paycheck from one of London’s worst, or accepting the help of one of the gang lord’s would-be foot soldiers. But what should be an open-and-shut exorcism turns out to be nothing but…and the author of this madness may just be getting started on their terrible masterpiece! The original Constantine is back in this series from Si Spurrier (The Dreaming) and Aaron Campbell (Infidel), with nothing to his name but decades of bad memories and an unearned second chance. How, exactly, will he squander it? There’s only one way to find out…

Tales from the Dark Multiverse: Infinite Crisis #1

DC’s mega-event Infinite Crisis saw the dissolution of the Trinity, the rise of Alexander Luthor and Superboy-Prime, and the rebirth of the Multiverse….” reads DC description, “…but it started with Ted Kord, the Blue Beetle, who saw it all coming and died with secrets that could’ve saved the world.

“But…things happened differently in the Dark Multiverse! In the fourth Tales from the Dark Multiverse one-shot, not only does Blue Beetle survive—he thrives! And after killing Maxwell Lord himself, Ted sets off a chain of events that irreversibly alters the lives of the Justice League and his best friend, Booster Gold. In trying to prevent a crisis, Blue Beetle becomes the Crisis…and the Dark Multiverse will never be the same.

Star Trek: Picard Countdown #1

Witness the events leading to the new CBS All Access series Picard in this graphic novel where new characters are introduced and secrets will be revealed.

Before he retired to his vineyard, Jean-Luc Picard was the most decorated admiral in Starfleet. Then one mission changed his life forever. The Countdown starts here! 

Written by Star Trek: Picard co-creator and supervising producer Kirsten Beyer and fan-favorite Mike Johnson!

X-force #2

THE HIGH PRICE OF A NEW DAWN! X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. In a perfect world, there would be no need for an X-Force. We’re not there…yet. Rated T+

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