We’ve got a long way to go before Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi film hits theaters. Or ANY Marvel Studios film hits theaters, for that matter. However if you want some martial arts action now, then look to the comic stands for a brand-new miniseries starring Marvel’s pre-eminent martial artist.
Books to Check Out:
BATMAN/SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Clayton Henry, Gleb Melnikov, Dale Eaglesham
On a dark and stormy night in the fifth dimension, two mortal foes meet to settle an age-old question once and for all: In a fight between Batman and Superman, who would win? The combatants? Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite. And in this battle for the ages, you will find out if a fifth-dimensional imp can bleed. It’s all in this, the ultimate slugfest between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel-plus a whole lot of magic!
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1
(W) James Tynion IV (A) Martin Simmonds
SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn’t prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of Truth? Bestselling writer JAMES TYNION IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) debuts his first Image ONGOING SERIES alongside breakout artist MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy)!
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5)
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Dike Ruan, Philip Tan
THE MASTER RETURNS! An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world…Zheng Zhu’s son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe’s greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind long ago…and discover the secrets to Shang-Chi’s past that will change his world forever.
Don’t miss out on this epic tale of family, betrayal and justice as the incredible team of Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese), Dike Ruan (SPIDER-VERSE, BLACK CAT) and Philip Tan (UNCANNY X-MEN) launch a new chapter in the legend of Shang-Ch!
STRANGER THINGS SCIENCE CAMP #1 (OF 4)
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Jody Houser (A) Edgar Salazar
Dustin arrives at Camp Know Where to navigate the new social hierarchy without the support of his Hawkins adventuring party. While also faced with nerdy bullies, a new menace haunts the young scientists and camp counselors. A mysterious figure with sinister intent arrives to disrupt the serene woodland scene. The solution won’t take rocket science, but Dustin will have to get on the same wavelength as the other campers before tensions reach a boiling point.
Comic book tie-in for Netflix’s hit show, Stranger Things!