The Longbox Short-List - Week of August 22, 2018

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Welcome back to Critical Blast’s long-running weekly look at what new comics you should check out each week.   Just a warning, I make these picks pretty much a week BEFORE I actually get to read any of these comics, so if something is a stinker, I take no blame on that.  Let's get to it!

Comics shipping this week


Sorry for the brief column this week, but I am just getting back from vacation and dealing with a severe injury. Hopefully will be back to normal next week,

  • DUCKTALES #11 – The season finale of DUCKTALES last week may have been the best hour of animated television I have ever seen! The tie-in comic has been the perfect companion to the show. If you re liking DUCKTALES the show as much as I have, then you owe it to yourself to check out IDW’s comic series.
  • WEST COAST AVENGERS #1 – When I was a kid, my parents would pick up packs of random comics at BJ’s for my sister and me. Because of this, I would end up reading a lot of random issues of random issues. This is why I read WEST COAST AVENGERS long before I had ever read an issue of the regular AVENGERS. WEST COAST AVENGERS was long one of my favorite series, and this new version looks like it should be a lot of fun. Definitely checking this one out.
  • Jim Henson's Labyrinth Coronation #6 (Of 12)
  • Action Comics #1002
  • Batman Beyond #23
  • Detective Comics #987
  • Flash #53
  • Justice League Dark #2
  • Silencer #8
  • Suicide Squad Annual #1
  • Teen Titans #21
  • Terrifics #7
  • Wonder Woman #53
  • Die!Die!Die! #2
  • Hit-Girl #7
  • Amazing Spider-Man #4
  • Avengers #6
  • Daredevil #607
  • Hunt For Wolverine Mystery In Madripoor #4 (Of 4)
  • Life Of Captain Marvel #2 (Of 5)
  • Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #34
  • Mr. And Mrs. X #2
  • Old Man Logan #46
  • Punisher #1
  • Sentry #3
  • Star Wars Darth Vader #20
  • Star Wars Doctor Aphra #23
  • Quantum And Woody #9
  • Shadowman #6