New Comic Book Picks for April 19, 2017

This is a BIG week! Secret Empire first salvo! Batman/Flash crossover! Number ones. Let’s kick it off with two big issues starring Hydra Captain America!

Secret Empire #0 courtesy Marvel

Captain America: Steve Rogers #16 and Secret Empire #0

Steve Rogers has been keeping his deadly secret and plotting for a year. Now Marvel’s most trusted, beloved hero reveals he’s really a Hydra mastermind. Heroes divided. Hydra’s victory. How will Marvel’s heroes recovery and rally against the man that once admired.

Batman #21

The Button Part 1 The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive team up to solve the biggest mystery in the DC Universe. Remember the blood-stained smiley face button in the Batcave from DC Universe Rebirth? The surprising third party after the secrets of The Button that will affect the multiverse.

courtesy DC Comics

Redneck #1

Vampires deep in the heart of Texas? A clan of country predators living in secret but not on human blood until they’re exposed in a blood feud. A new twist on vamps by the creator of God Country and Skybound Comics. Check out our interview with creator Donny Cates Wednesday.

Monsters Unleashed #1

Kid Kaiju, Elsa Bloodstone and four monsters are Marvel’s only hope against an army of massive invaders. Spinning out of the hit event, writer Cullen Bunn and David Baldeon mash monsters with unusual new heroes and fan-favorite Elsa.

Micronauts: Wrath of Karza #1

If you’re nostalgic for the classic toys or the original comic they inspired – here’s a new series starring the super villain…as the hero. When Micronauts can’t save the Microspace, Baron Karza finds a way to save it’s citizens…but he’ll take on Rom, G.I. Joe and Transformers to do it.

By Editor