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PopPicks: Comic Books To Buy This Week (August 10)

Ashley Perna | PopWrapped Author

Ashley Perna

08/12/2016 1:26 pm
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PopPicks: Comic Books To Buy This Week (August 10) | comic books
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Wednesday is almost here, and that means that it's time for new comic books! There is a comic book for everyone, regardless of your favourite type of story. From gritty crime dramas to mysteries on spaceships to superhero tales, there truly is a comic book to suit all tastes. This week sees the return of one of our favourite crossover series, Lois Lane makes her debut as Superwoman, and one of Marvel's most popular titles begins a whole new arc. Check out our picks below and let us know yours in the comments.

Cirque American Girl Over Paris #2

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Written by: Gwenda Bond and Kate Leth

Art by: Ming Doyle

This four-issue series started off with a terrific start, and this next issue continues the incredible story. American wire walker Jules Maroni is being haunted by a creepy figure seemingly intent on destroying her career, even if it kills her. This issue sees the Harlequin make his move, with results that will ripple through the rest of the series. 

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy #3

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Written by: Chynna Clugston-Flores

Art by: Rosemary Valero-O'Connell and Maddi Gonzalez

Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy are two amazing titles, from two different companies, and when each group is put together the result is an amazing multi-company crossovers. The series retains the mysticism of the Lumberjanes, with the mystery solving aspect of Gotham Academy, and both groups are perfectly woven together, resulting in a fun, entertaining read. 

All Star Batman #1

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Written by: Scott Snyder

Art by: Declan Shalvey, John Romita Jr.. and Danny Miki

Former Batman scribe Scott Snyder returns to Gotham's hero after leaving the main Batman title once Rebirth began. This series reimagines some of Batman's biggest foes going up against the Dark Knight in ways you've never seen before. The first arc, "My Own Worst Enemy" pits Batman against Two-Face in a battle that promises to be exciting and innovative. 

Detective Comics #938

Written by: James Tynion IV

Art by: Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez

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It's time! Batman, Batwoman, and the rest of their team come face to face with the Colony. The Colony have spent the past few issues one-upping Batman, and being led by Batwoman's father, who trained her, they have been able to anticipate their every move. This issue seems them taking on the Colony on the Colony's turf - and it doesn't look good for our heroes. 

Superwoman #1

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Story by: Phil Jimenez

Art by: Phil Jimenez and Matt Santorelli

Lois Lane recently gained the powers of Superman, and is determined to carry on his legacy as Superwoman. Unfortunately, there is one complication - her new powers are killing her, even as she's up against her first super villain: Ultra Woman. 

Wonder Woman #4

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Written by: Greg Rucka

Art by: Nicola Scott

Wonder Woman is one of the most exciting ongoing titles in DC's current lineup. The series is bouncing back and forth between Wonder Woman's past and her present, with her past being drawn by the exceptionally talented Nicola Scott. This issue continues the "Year One" storyline which started in issue #2. After Paradise Island was discovered by outsiders, the Amazons are forced to choose one of their own to the outsider's cause. 

ODY-C Adult Coloring Book

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Written by: Matt Fraction

Art by: Christian Ward

While this isn't a comic book exactly, it's the next best thing. ODY-C is an epic series from Image Comics, penned by Matt Fraction and illustrated by Christian Ward, telling a gender-bent version of Homer's Odyssey. This colouring book is filled with illustrations from the series itself, and is perfect for all fans of adult colouring books.

Black Panther #5

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Written by: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Art by: Chris Sprouse 

The second arc of one of Marvel's most popular series starts with issue #5. Wakanda's citizens have been poisoned against Black Panther, forcing T'Challa to make a series of difficult decisions. With only four issues to read in order to get caught up, it's a great time to pick up this great series. 



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