Femme Power Picks - December 4th

Scroll through our recommendations for December 4th's New Comic Book Day, listed below!

First up we have 20XX from Lauren Keely in her writing debut! In a not-so-distant future two groups of people, the norms and the syms, are divided. The Syms have telekinetic abilities, and as they fight to survive, they end up forming gangs in order to live in this new world. When the Sym gangs end up fighting one another our main characters Mer and Nuon become entangled in these new violent gang rivalries that have been created. We can't wait to get our hands on this amazing looking series when it comes out this month!

Next up from Archie Comics we have the new Vampironica title Vampironica: New Blood. After the hit crossover Jughead the Hunger vs. Vampironica, Veronica has returned to her own universe, though still a vampire. Now she needs answers as to what happened, but will she be ready for what she's about to uncover? We are incredibly excited to see what writer and creator Frank Tieri has in store for Veronica in this all new series!

The graphic novel that we are can't wait to come out is Brave and Bold! Female DC Super Heroes Take on the Universe. This gorgeous hardcover features more than 50 female characters, showing the diversity in comics, as well as encouraging young readers to find their courage and compassion, and to be super heroes themselves!

There are also many returning favorites this week, such as Black CatDie, Magnificent Ms. Marvel Nomen Omen, Web of Black Widow, and so many other Femme Power Comix favorites! 

Each title, listed below in alphabetical order, includes cover art and a brief description. To learn more about each title, click on the cover art image and head over to Previews World! 

And in case you missed it: You can now purchase comics and graphic novels in our shop! We are slowly adding inventory as we get things situated, so bear with us! As we decide what we should stock in the shop, we would love your feedback, so always feel free to send us an email or leave us a message on Facebook or Instagram! And don’t miss our first original product, the Princess Pride Wonder Woman patch! 

Are there other titles you're picking up this week? What are we missing from our list? Let us know in the comments section!


20XX #1

"OCT190019

(W) Lauren Keely, Jonathan Luna (A/CA) Jonathan Luna

SERIES PREMIERE

From JONATHAN LUNA (ALEX + ADA, GIRLS, THE SWORD) and LAUREN KEELY, in her writing debut, comes an all-new ongoing series!

This sci-fi thriller for mature readers imagines a not-so-distant future-a world of norms and syms, divided by fear. Syms, a small percentage of the population with telekinetic abilities, form gangs to survive. But division only breeds more division, and Mer and Nuon experience this firsthand as they become entangled in the often dramatic, sometimes violent, but always complex social landscape of sym gang rivalries in Anchorage, Alaska."

Adventure Finders: The Edge of Empire #4

"SEP191343
(W) Rod Espinosa (A/CA) Rod Espinosa
She wanted so much more than what her small town had to offer! This was the dream of starry eyed fishmonger Clariette de Artegnean. She, her cousin Jolfe Endarion, and new friend Sister Ariarra Popplevensie have now embarked on what is turning out to be a very perilous journey! Fleeing deep into the woods to escape slaughter, Clari and her small band are beset by verbolg skirmishers! Abandoned and left with few fighting men, Clari and her cousin Jolfe with Sister Ariarra and newfound ally Asogog, the gnoll warrior, they push onwards deeper into the woods! But the verbolg do not give up easily. And they are led by vicious leaders determined to wipe them out!"

AOC and the Freshman Force Squad #1

"OCT191810
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Joel Humberto Herrera
The sequel to the most talked-about comic book in the world in Spring 2019, now featuring stories inspired by the four Congresswomen now known as ""the Squad!"" In this anthology special, comic creators come together with stories from fun to furious, as the Squad engages in a series of super-heroic mini-adventures, taking on the establishment from within. Partial proceeds from this issue are going to immigrant charities Raices Texas and Second Families."

Batwoman Supergirl: Worlds Finest Giant #1

"OCT190484
Includes new stories plus classic reprints!"

Black Cat #7

"OCT190998
(W) Jed MacKay (A) Travel Foreman (CA) J. Scott Campbell
• The Black Cat finally takes on Odessa Drake and the Thieves Guild of New York!
• If Felicia has any chance of getting back her kidnapped mentor, The Black Fox, she's going to have to take on an army of ninjas and a cabal
of wizards. No sweat, right?"

Brave and Bold! Female DC Super Heroes Take on the Universe HC

"SEP191685
(W) Sam Maggs
How does Supergirl fly? Who granted Wonder Woman her superpowers? Be inspired to be daring, determined and kind by the incredible female Super Heroes of the DC Universe! More than 50 characters will encourage young girls to be courageous and compassionate. Shining a spotlight on diverse Super Heroes such as Bumblebee, Mera, Batgirl, Hawkgirl and The Flash of China, Brave and Bold! is a one-of-a-kind book that will delight young DC fans. Illustrated with exquisite comic book artwork by some of the industry's finest talents, this stunning book celebrates girls and women from different backgrounds and origins, and features a foreword by acclaimed comic book writer Gail Simone."

Buffy The Vampire Slayer #10

"OCT191403
(W) Jordie Bellaire (A) David Lopez (CA) Marc Aspinall
A HELLMOUTH TIE-IN! THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF A NEW SLAYER! With Buffy in Hell, someone new has answered the call to save what's left of Sunnydale. Who is this mysterious new Slayer? And how will the new blood cope with a team made up of a newly empowered witch and a half-human, half-vampire sidekick?"

Copra #3

"OCT190189
(W) Michel Fiffe (A/CA) Michel Fiffe
""TICKING TEETH""
In this final showdown between COPRA and their cybernetic opponents, it's out with the old, fallen comrades, and in with the new recruit. Will our team's past nightmares come back to haunt them? And why does a desperate government cult care? You would, too, if your séance sparked an apocalypse."

Crone #2

"OCT190337
(W) Dennis Culver (A) Ramon Villalobos (A/CA) Justin Greenwood
Find out what drove the mighty swordwoman, Bloody Bliss, to become a reclusive old crone. A story of love and life lost from Dennis Culver (Burnouts, E is for Extinction) and Justin Greenwood (Stumptown, The Last Siege). Also, starting in this issue a Romero Muerte back-up tale by Dennis Culver and Ramon Villalobos (Wildcats, E is for Extinction)."

Death or Glory #7

"SEP190183
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Bengal
A pit stop on the road to saving her father's life may be Glory's one-way street to the grave."

Die #10

"OCT190197
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Stephanie Hans
END OF STORY ARC

""SPLIT THE PARTY,"" Conclusion
Forget escaping DIE."

Excalibur #3

"OCT190914
(W) Tini Howard (A) Marcus To (CA) Mahmud Asrar
THE GREEN EARTH TREMBLES!
THE HARD TRUTH OF THE CAPTAINS BRITAIN!
Captain Britain must face the truth about her brother and choose her path forward as MI-13 and the agents of the crown become aware of her ascension. As the lighthouse grows, Apocalypse and Rictor must master the earth beneath their feet."

Ghosted in L.A. #6

"OCT191428
(W) Sina Grace (A/CA) Siobhan Keenan
It's never a good thing when your ex has a crush on your roommate. It's awkward enough that the part where Daphne's roommates are all ghosts isn't even the weirdest part of the situation. Daphne is about to learn that personal drama doesn't stop when your heart does."

Harley Quinn #68

"OCT190535

(W) Sam Humphries (A) Sami Basri (CA) Guillem March

When Harley's first Christmas without her mother proves more difficult than she anticipated, she leaves Coney Island and heads to the most holiday-free zone she can imagine: Los Angeles! Looking to forget about her troubles for a little while, Harley dives headfirst into the glitz and glamor of Tinseltown... but finds something unexpected in the process-her holiday spirit!"

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #3

"SEP191295

(W) Nicole Andelfinger (A) Matias Balsa (CA) Mona Finden

When the Gelfling village of Stone-in-the-Wood is at the brink of annihilation from a terrible enemy, the great warrior Ordon is sent on a quest to retrieve the mythical weapon that promises to turn the tide of battle. Now, his quest is underway and Ordon has an ally in Fara, the future leader of the Stonewood clan. Together, they must find the Dual Glaive before their entire way of life is destroyed. But with Ordon poisoned and Fara helpless, is their quest over before it begins?"

Justice League #37

"OCT190551
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV (A) Jorge Jimenez (CA) Francis Manapul
""Justice/Doom War"" part eight! The Justice League is making their final push against Perpetua, but some players they previously counted as allies may have been working for the other side the whole time! Who among Perpetua's children will betray them and join Lex Luthor's war on justice?"

Lois Lane #6

"OCT190561

(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Mike Perkins

Spinning out of the shocking last issues of Event Leviathan, Lois struggles to recover from a tragedy that shakes her to the core. Surrounded by her friends and family, the usually stoic reporter tries to rebound as she continues to chase a story that could alter the DC Universe forever."

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #10

"OCT191035
(W) Saladin Ahmed (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Eduard Petrovich
While Doctor Strange tries desperately to save the life of Kamala's father, Kamala is forced to abandon her tragedy-stricken family to thwart Mr. Hyde's rampage through Jersey City. With her new suit, she may just have the power to stop him...but does that power come with a cost?"

Marauders #3

"OCT190918
(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Michele Bandini (CA) Russell Dauterman
SALT WATER & HELLFIRE! THE NEW BLACK BISHOP OF THE HELLFIRE CLUB!
Sebastian Shaw recruits a new Black Bishop continuing with his machinations against the two Queens of the Hellfire Club! Meanwhile, Captain Kate and her Marauders wreak havoc on the high seas from the Atlantic to the Pacific in the name of the mutant cause!"

Nomen Omen #3

"OCT190224
(W) Marco B. Bucci (A/CA) Jacopo Camagni
    ""TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART,"" Part Three
Led by the mighty-yet-sneaky Fer Doirich, Becky begins a magical mystery tour through New York's secrets, looking for answers-and possibly new allies."

Omni #4

"SEP191837
(W) Devin Grayson (A) Alitha Martinez
What would you do if you were suddenly handed the reins to a multi-billion dollar NGO? That's the question facing Cecelia as she takes her seat as the CEO of OMNI, the world's first nonprofit dedicated to the education, safety, and well-being of Earth's emerging population of Ignited. As new Ignited continue to appear, it's up to Cecelia to frame the growing debate around Earth's new super-powered beings. Are they a threat to humanity, or its last hope? These are some of the many burning questions Cecelia Cobbina has to answer as the first OMNI story arc concludes this month!"

Ruby Falls #3

"OCT190353
(W) Ann Nocenti (A/CA) Flavia Biondi
Lana's obsession with an old murder case takes a dangerous turn when she seduces Raymond into helping her track down the killer. Is Lana willing to destroy her relationship with Blair to get what she wants? Meanwhile, Clara is lost chasing ghosts, not realizing one of them means her harm. Will Lana get her head out of the past long enough to save her grandmother?"

Scarlet Soul Vol. 01

"SEP192190
(W) Kira Yukishiro (A/CA) Kira Yukishiro
The kingdom of Nohmur has been a peaceful land for humans since the exorcists repelled the demons and sealed the way to the underworld of Ruhmon. Two sisters, Lys and Rin, are the heirs of the illustrious Shirano family, the most powerful clan among the exorcists charged with watching over the barrier and maintaining the balance between the two worlds withe the aid of Hikaten, the Sword of a Hundred Souls.
One fateful day, however, with the neighboring villages suddenly coming under violent attack, the peace is broken... and the sacred sword begins to react to an unknown phenomenon."

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot Vol. 02 TPB

"AUG190259
(W) Christopher Cantwell (A/CA) Martin Morazzo
Luna has crash-landed back into her life after spending a year in a mental institution . . . but that might just mean she's closer to the edge than she's ever been before.

After discovering clues about the Flying Woman's missing family, Luna's obsession reignites, threatening to again unravel her fragile mind. Meanwhile, a mysterious guru appears in the sewers of Chicago, a Russian mercenary seeks old secret technology, and the specter of violence begins to loom over everyone once more.

Luna begins to wonder . . . will she even survive long enough to go insane?

Collects She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #1-#5."

Smooth Criminals Vol. 02

"AUG191421
(W) Kurt Lustgarten, Kirsten ""Kiwi"" Smith (A) Leisha Riddel (CA) Audrey Mok
* When Mia Corsair, the greatest cat burglar the 1960s had ever seen, woke up in a new world of dial-up, zip-off cargo shorts, and Y2K, the only thing she wanted was to catch back up to where she 'd been in 1969: On the verge of her biggest heist ever, and with it, mere inches away from getting away with millions of dollars (and that was in '60s money, too), notoriety... and freedom.
* Luckily for Mia, the nerd who accidentally unfroze her in the 1990s, Brenda Ospina (Tech Support, City College), might just be able to help her blend in this brave new world, not to mention Brenda 's got modern, tech-savvy tricks up her sleeve to help pull off the heist of the new millennium!
* Written by Kirsten ""Kiwi "" Smith ( Legally Blonde ), Kurt Lustgarten ( Misfit City ), and Amy Roy and illustrated by the incredible Leisha Riddel, rev up your getaway car and settle in for an adventure unlike any other."

Spider-Man and Venom: Double Trouble #2

"OCT190991
(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Gurihiru
Venom for the Win!
• After switching bodies with Spider-Man, Venom returns to the world of athletic competition reality shows! Wait, what?
• Can Spidey find a way to swap them back before Venom ruins his reputation?
  comes an all-new take on your favorite arch-Frienemies in the MU - and now they've gotta work together to set things right!"

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Order #5

"OCT191084
(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A) Paolo Villanelli, Ruairi Coleman (CA) Will Sliney
ONE AGAINST A WORLD
• Jedi Master Eno Cordova will have to use all his wits and training if he hopes to survive the mysteries of the Dark Temple!
• Meanwhile Jedi Padawan Cere Junda strikes a blow in the hopes of ending the battle with the Daa Corporation's army. But was it too late?
• If Cordova and Junda hope to survive they're going to need to get off Ontotho. And they can't do that alone!
• It all ends here! Read the shocking conclusion to the epic comic series featuring characters from the videogame STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER."

Usagi Yojimbo #7

"OCT190817
(W) Stan Sakai (A/CA) Stan Sakai
Usagi joins his friend the bounty hunter, Gen, and his partner Stray Dog in recovering a stolen sword, an heirloom of the Higashi Clan. However, they quickly find that possessing the sword is one thing, but returning it is something entirely different as they must fight through a gauntlet of rivals wanting to claim the reward for themselves."

Vampironica: New Blood #1

"OCT191597
(W) Frank Tieri, Michael Moreci (A/CA) Audrey Mok
BRAND NEW SERIES! Riverdale's own bombshell bloodsucker is back! Following the events of the Jughead the Hunger vs. Vampironica crossover, Veronica returns to her own universe, still a vampire. She's not the same, and she knows it. And now she needs answers. But she may not be ready for what she's about to discover!"

Web of Black Widow #4

"OCT191012

(W) Jody Houser (A) Stephen Mooney (CA) Jung-Geun Yoon

SHOT THROUGH THE HEART!

Iron Man. Winter Soldier. Yelena Belova. The Widow is running down the names of her past - and few are more important than Clint Barton, A.K.A. Hawkeye. Natasha has always been Clint's weakness. But this time, the femme fatale may find herself outmatched."

Wonder Woman: Come Back To Me #6

"OCT190614
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Tom Derenick (CA) Amanda Conner
Available to comics shops for the first time! Betrayed by Princess Sibella, Wonder Woman attempts to hold her foe responsible for her actions-but their dispute will have to be put on hold upon the arrival of the Light Lords, who leave a trail of destroyed planets in their wake! Diana and Sibella will have to learn to work together for the sake of the galaxy, as Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Tom Derenick's space-faring tale draws to a close! Originally published in Wonder Woman Giant #6 and #7."

X-Men #3

"OCT190903
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
EARTH'S MOST POWERFUL! CYCLOPS STORMS THE SAVAGE LAND!
The most powerful heroes of the dominant species on the planet, the X-Men rise to protect the world against any threat. From a new foe in the Savage Land to an old nemesis' surprising return..."

Young Justice #11

"OCT190609
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) John Timms
Young Justice returns! Home! To Earth! Finally! Just in time to confront all of their big issues-like S.T.A.R. Labs! Moms and dads! Naomi! Jinny Hex's trunk! And yes, each other! This starts the wild wind-up to Wonder Comics' first year as the truth behind S.T.A.R. Labs and the reunion of Young Justice is revealed!"

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