​Archer & Armstrong Is The Best Damn Comic You're Not Reading

Maybe you have discovered Fred Van Lente's hilarious, action-packed reboot of Valiant's Archer & Armstrong, about the adventures of immortal drunkard and a young savant raised by a cult trying to take over the world (punching nuns is like the most normal thing they've ever done). The point is, more of you need to be reading it, and the first Archer & Armstrong: Deluxe Edition comes out tomorrow.


New Issues

Dark Horse:

• Jack Kraken: An agent of the Humanoid Interaction Agency has uses his extranormal powers to protect humans and humanoids alike

• Other releases: Abe Sapien #12, Hellboy in Hell #6, Star Wars #17, Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy #3, X #13.

​Archer & Armstrong Is The Best Damn Comic You're Not Reading

DC:

• Superman: Doomed #1: Doomsday enters the New 52. Can Superman defeat him? And is the world ready to know how much power he truly has?

• Justice League United #1: "In Canada, the team of Animal Man, Green Arrow, Martian Manhunter and Stargirl is joined by Adam Strange to fight an unstoppable force called the Unimaginable."

• The Demon: Driven Out #1: A reprint of the 2003 miniseries where Jason Bludd exorcizes the Demon, but manages to start a Yazuka war.

• Other releases: Action Comics #31, Batgirl #31, Batman Eternal #6, Constantine #14, Fables #140, Federal Bureau of Physics #10, Green Lantern Corps #31, New 52: Future's End #2,Royals: Masters of War #4, Scooby Doo: Where Are You? #45, Smallville Season 11: Lantern #2, Superboy #31, Superman/Wonder Woman #8, World's Finest #23.

IDW:

• Star Trek: New Vision #1: The Mirror, Cracked: The real story of what happened after the classic "Mirror, Mirror" episode of the original series.

• Weird Love #1: Reprinting the craziest, most disturbing romance comics from the '50s prior to the Comics Code Authority.

• Other releases: GI Joe: A Real American Hero #202, Judge Dredd #19, Mars Attacks First Born #1, Rogue Trooper Classics #1, TMNT New Animated Adventures #11, Transformers: More than Meets the Eye #29, Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #6.

Image:

• Think Tank: Fun with PSTD #1: Dr. Loren tries to help a Navy Seal with PTSD, with proceeds from every sale going to the Wounded Warriors foundation.

• Other releases: Bounce #12, Field #2, Krampus #5, Mice Templar IV: Legend #10, Minimum Wage #5, Shutter #2, Starlight #3, Stray Bullets: The Killers #3, Tales from the Con: Year One, The Walking Dead #127.

Marvel:

• Captain Marvel #3: Cap risks the Avengers wrath when she helps the Guardians of the Galaxy against the Galactic Alliance.

• The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1: While attending a former lover's funeral, Shang-Chi gets caught up in a web of espionage, murder, and of course martial arts

• United States of Murder Inc. #1: In a world run by the mob, a chance encounter with a hitwoman turns one mobster's world upside-down.

• Other releases: All New Ghost Rider #3, All New Ultimates #2, All New X-Men #27, Avengers #29, Avengers Undercover #4, Captain America #20, Deadpool #28, Fantastic Four #4, Iron Man #25, Marvel Universe: Avengers Assemble $8, New Avengers #18, Nightcrawler #2, Secret Avengers #3, Wolverine #6, X-Force #5.

​Archer & Armstrong Is The Best Damn Comic You're Not Reading

Other:

• Bee and Puppycat #1: The unemployed Bee uses her magic powers and bizarre pet PuppyCat to fight bad guys in this twist on the magical girl genre.

• FUBAR: Better Red Than Dead: The KGB and CIA battle over the world's most destructive weapon in this one-shot — and it makes nukes look like kids toys.

• Other releases: Accelerators #6, Afterlife with Archie #5, Archie #655, Ash and the Army of Darkness #7, Auteur #3, Bad Dreams #2, Bloodshot and HARD Corps #22, Caliban #2, Cavewoman: Karnival, Clive Barker's Next Testament #9, Deceivers #5, Grimm Fairy Tales 2014 Annual, GFT: Dark One: Age of Darkness, GFT: Robyn Hood: Legend #3, Gravel: Combat Magician #4, Haunted #2, Kevin Keller #13, Life with Archie #35, Lumberjanes #2, Miss Fury #11, Quantum & Woody #10, Returning #3, The Shadow #25, Sonic Universe #63, Sons of Anarchy #9, Uber #13, Wasteland #54, Zombie Fairy Tales: Deadlands.


Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers

Dark Horse:

• Hellboy in Hell Vol. 1: Descent: Having sacrificed himself to save the world, Hellboy discovers a throne waiting for him in hell.

• Other releases: Blade of the Immortal Vol. 29: Beyond Good and Evil, Mandala, Samurai Executioner Omnibus Vol. 1.

DC:

• Coffin Hill Vol. 1: Forest of the Night: A young woman returns to the town of Coffin Hill only to discover the evil she awoke 10 years ago is still loose.

• Other releases: Absolute Superman/Batman Vol. 2, Aquaman Vol. 4: Death of a King, Arrow Vol. 2, Authority Vol. 1, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Vol. 2, JSA Omnibus Vol. 1, The Spectre Vol. 1: Crimes and Judgments, Superman: Man of Tomorrow Archives Vol. 3.

IDW:

• Red Star Treasury: A collection of one-shots and annuals from Christian Gossett's beautiful, brutal comic about a fantastic, modern-day USSR.

• Other releases: Ben 10 Vol. 1, The Definitive Flash Gordon & Jungle Jim Vol. 4, Judge Dredd Vol. 4, Judge Dredd Vol. 1: Apocalypse War, , TMNT Classics Vol. 8, Transformers: Regeneration One Vol. 4.

​Archer & Armstrong Is The Best Damn Comic You're Not Reading

Image:

• Manifest Destiny Vol. 1: Lewis and Clark explore the Louisiana Purchase and find monsters beyond imagining lurking in United States' new territory.

Marvel:

• Age of Ultron Companion: All the tie-ins to Marvel's major event last year, including the Superior Spider-Man, Black Widow, the Defenders and more.

• The Twelve: The Complete Series: A dozen classic heroes from Marvel's golden age awaken in a modern world that needs them but has outgrown them.

• Other releases: The Amazing Spider-Man: Peter Parker, Hulk by Jeph Loeb: Complete Collection Vol. 2, Iron Man Vol. 4: Iron Metropolitan, Marvel Knights: X-Men: Haunted, Marvel MasterWorks: Daredevil Vol. 8, She-Hulk by Dan Slott: Complete Collection Vol. 2,

​Archer & Armstrong Is The Best Damn Comic You're Not Reading

Other:

• Archer & Armstrong Deluxe Vol. 1: An immortal drunkard and the young zealot sent to kill him discover a conspiracy that dates back thousands of years and somehow involves dinosaurs, UFOs, cultists, and so much more.

• Princeless: Short Stories Vol. 1: The first collection of the Princeless short stories, including tales of Bedella, Princess Ashe, and more.

• Space Mountain: An all-ages scifi adventure inspired by the beloved ride at Walt Disney World.

• Other releases: 07 Ghost Vol. 10, Adventure Time: Candy Capers Vol. 1, Andre the Giant: His Life and Legend, Big Nate: Popularity, Buz Sawyer Vol. 3: Typhoons and Honeymoons, Courtney Crumrin: Special Edition Vol. 5, Darwin's Diaries Vol. 3: Dual Nature, Fairy Tail Vol. 38, Frankenweenie, From the New World Vol. 4, God Is Dead Vol. 1, Hero Bear and the Kid Vol. 1: Inheritance, Iznogood Vols. 6-7, Lament of the Lost Moors Vol. 2: Blackmore, Lego: Legends of Chima Vol. 1: High Risk, Mayo Chicki Vol. 6, Monster Musume Vol. 3, Maonster Soul Vol. 1, Pandora Box Vol. 3: Gluttony, Power Lunch Vol. 2, Rust Vol. 3: The Death of Rocket Boy, Seven Deadly Sins Vol. 2, Sherlock Bones Vol. 5, Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose Vol. 1, Tarzan Vol. 1: In the City of Gold, This One summer, Transreality, Whispered Words Vol. 1, Worth, Zero's Familiar Chevalier Vol. 1.


As usual, here's the list of everything being released to comic stores tomorrow, and you can find your nearest comic retailer here.