New in Comics: Steve Gerber’s Final Man-Thing Story, Zack Penn Writes Hero Worship, and More

By | July 3, 2012

A few choice selections from the comics due out July 4th:

Infernal Man-thing #1 (of 3) 
Marvel Comics

Description:  STEVE GERBER’S FINAL MAN-THING STORY! What is the mystery behind the ‘Screenplay of the Living Dead Man’? The story no one thought existed!!! NO ADS! BONUS CONTENT!

By: Steve Gerber, Kevin Nowlan, Arthur Adams

Hero Worship #1 (of 6)
Avatar Press

Description:  The biggest superhero screen writer in the World comes to comics for the first time! Zak Penn (writer of the Avengers movie, X-Men II & III movies, and the Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (lead writer of Star Wars The Clone Wars) spin a tale about the ultimate celebrity, an indestructible superhero called Zenith, and the rabid fans that worship him. Legions of adoring fans follow every disaster trying to speculate where they can catch a glimpse of their modern messiah. What happens when an unhealthy obsession leads to one fan getting super powers of his own? Available with a Regular, Wraparound, and a special White Knight Incentive cover by Michael Dipascale.

By: Zak Penn, Scott Murphy, Michael DiPascale

Hoax Hunters #1
Image Comics

Description:  ‘DIE OFF ANOTHER DAY,’ Part One The acclaimed backup begins its own series! A rash of mass animal deaths leads the Hoax Hunters to the Louisiana bayou. What they find is a mystery that harkens to Jack’s past – and a dangerous cryptid bent on revenge!

By: Michael Moreci, Axel Medellin, Tim Seeley

Before Watchmen Ozymandias #1 (of 6)

Description:  ‘I have goals to achieve. Dreams to make come true.’ Plus, a new CRIMSON CORSAIR backup feature from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!

By: Len Wein, Jae Lee

More of This Week’s Comics at This Link 

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