Clockwork Cylons? Looks Like Battlestar Galactica Just Got Steampunked

Yes, Battlestar Galactica has officially been has gone from 1980 to 1880 in Dynamite's new comic. Plus Grant Morrison takes control of DC's multiverse, Valiant's Archer and Armstrong meet their match in Quantum & Woody, and so much more, all in this week's comics.


New Issues

Dark Hose Presents 2014 #1 (Dark Horse) — Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot return in this anthology, which also features David Mack's Kabuki, Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse's Resident Alien, and more! Geof Darrow & Various (W/A).

The Delinquents #1 (Valiant) — It's the team-up of the forever when Archer and Armstrong and Quantum and Woody band together to fight the Hobo King. A map printed on a hobo's ass is involved. That's all I'm saying. James Asmus and Fred Van Lente (W), Kano (A).

Fade Out #1 (Image) — In 1948, a noir film becomes the setting of an actual murder in this dark crime story of Hollywood's Golden Age. Ed Brubaker (W), Sean Phillips and Elizabeth Breitweiser (A).

Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew #1 (Cosmic Times) — The giant robot Herotron has saved the galaxy countless times. But it's Erica Pratch and her crew of mechanics that save Herotron by making sure its stupid pilots don't destroy it. Nate Hill (W), Mervyn McKoy (A).

Clockwork Cylons? Looks Like Battlestar Galactica Just Got Steampunked

Hellraiser: Bestiary #1 (Boom) — A new anthology of tales set in Clive Barker's Hellraiser universe includes a tale of mercenaries hired to steal Pinhead's pins. Victor LaValle and Various (W), Colin Lorimor and Various (A).

Justice Inc. (Dynamite) — A legion of the worst's deadliest villains forces the legendary Doc Savage, the Avenger and The Shadow to team up. Michael Uslan (W), Giovanni Timpano (A).

The Life After #2 (Oni) — Jude and his new friend Ernest Hemingway — yes, that one — discover there's something wrong in Purgatory, but Jude's mysterious powers may be able to fix it. Joshua Hale Fialkov (W), Gabo (A).

Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1 (IDW) — In this all-ages sequel to the classic comic, the daughter of the King of Slumberland chooses Nemo as her new playmate — and she's not taking no for an answer. Eric Shanower (W), Gabriel Roriguez (A).

Clockwork Cylons? Looks Like Battlestar Galactica Just Got Steampunked

Multiversity #1 (DC) — Six tales of DC heroes from the multiverse will set the stage for a battle for all of reality. Grant Morrison (W), Ivan Reis (A).

Original Sins #5 (Marvel) — The Young Avengers' battle with the Hood reaches its climax in this miniseries finale as the Watcher's murderer reveals his own sin. Various.

Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1 (DC) — A variety of tales starring the world's greatest superheroine, where she takes on Batman's rogues' gallery singlehandedly and meets her #1 fan. Gail Simone and Amanda Deibert (W), Ethan Van Sciver and Cat Staggs (A).

Steampunk Battlestar Galactica 1880 #1 (Dynamite) — "After Professor Baltar's clockwork Cylonics destroy the Colonial Empire, Arch Duke Adama learns that his son Apollo is missing! It's up to Lady Athena to travel to the Sky Pirate world of the Rising Star and ask for help from the only hope she has - the disgraced Captain Starbuck and his humanoid/Daggit copilot Muffit..." Tony Lee (W), Aneke (A).

The Strain: The Night Eternal #1 (Dark Horse) — The Master has won, and the Earth is ruled by vampires in this final chapter in The Strain trilogy. Can Ephram Goodweather and his fellow fighters keep the human race from going extinct? David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A).

Wolverine Annual #1 (Marvel) — With one month to live, Wolverine takes Jubilee and Shogo camping. Elliott Kalan (W), Jonathan Marks (A).


Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers

Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake Mathematical Edition (Boom) — Fionna and Cake creator Natasha Allegri's gender-bent adventure gets a hardcover collection loaded with extras. Natasha Allegri (W/A).

Brightest Day Omnibus (DC) — After Blackest Night, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang and Zoom have been resurrected — but why? Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi (W), Ivan Reis and Various (A).

Alan's War (First Second) — 18-year-old Alan Cope joined the army after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This graphic memoir shows his life from boot camp through the Battle of the Bulge. Emmanual Guibert (W/A).

Grimm: Portland Wu (Dynamite) — Grimm's best character gets drawn into his own noir adventure. Marc Gaffen and Kyle McVey (W), Daniel Govar (W).

Doctor Who: Cruel Sea (Panini) — A reprint of the complete comic adventures of Chris Eccleston's Ninth Doctor. Gareth Roberts and Various (W), Mike Collins and John Ross (A).

Clockwork Cylons? Looks Like Battlestar Galactica Just Got Steampunked

Loki: Agent of Asgard Vol. 1: Trust Me (Marvel) — As penance, the God of Mischief must use his wits to complete the All-Mother's missions, beginning with a heist in Avengers Tower. Al Ewing (W), Lee Garbett (A)

Monster & Madman (IDW) — The secret history of Jack the Ripper and Frankenstein's monster revealed. Steve Niles (W), Damien Worm (A).

A Second Chance at Sarah (Dark Horse) — A man makes a deal with a demon for a chance to save his wife's life — but he only gets one day in her childhood to somehow prevent her death. Neil Druckman (W), Joysuke Wong (A).

The Sword and the Butterfly (Razor) — In 1910, the only person who can return Excalibur to the true king and save the world is a teenage girl. Mathias Wolf (W), Jim Jiminez (A).

Zaya (Magnetic Press) — An ex-secret agent is called back into action when a mysterious force begins killing her former co-workers — but the truth may be more dangerous than death. Jean-David Morvan (W), Huang-Jia-Wei (A).


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