New in Comics: New Star Wars Ongoing, Bionic Man vs. Bionic Woman, and More

By | January 8, 2013

A few choice selections from the comics due out January 9th:

Star Wars #1
Dark Horse

Description: This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! We’re taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star-when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!

* Writer Brian Wood (The Massive, Conan the Barbarian).

* Artist Carlos D’Anda (Batman: Arkham City).

* Cover artist Alex Ross!

* Classic era, classic characters, all-new Star Wars!

By: Brian Wood, Carlos D’Anda, Gabe Eltaeb, Alex Ross

Bionic Man vs. Bionic Woman #1
Dynamite Entertainment

Desciption: Steve Austin joins forces with the FBI to track down a mysterious, seemingly-bionic, serial killer.

But when the Bionic Man disappears, only Jamie Sommers has a chance to find him. But if their paths cross, will it be as friends, lovers…or mortal enemies.

Welcome to ARTIFICIAL (part 1 of 6). Nothing will ever be the same!

By: Keith Champagne, Josa Luis, Ardian Syaf

End Times Of Bram & Ben #1 (of 4)
Image Comics

Description: What would you do if you were caught in the Biblical End Times? When Heaven raptures total bastard Bram Carlson in a ‘clerical error’ — he’s sent back and immediately uses Armageddon to his benefit! Can his anxious roommate Ben save Bram from himself — AND the gathering forces of Armageddon? Extra-long debut issue!

This apocalyptic buddy-comedy from writers JAMES ASMUS (THIEF OF THIEVES, Gambit) and JIM FESTANTE is recommended for fans of CHEW and BATTLE POPE.

By: James Asmus, Rem Broo, Jim Mahfood

Jim Butchers Dresden Files Ghoul Goblin #1
Dynamite Entertainment

Description: An original comic series set in the official Dresden Files continuity!

Harry Dresden has survived the events of Fool Moon — barely — but all is not well in his world.

He’s still alienated from his closest friend, Karrin Murphy, and on exceedingly poor terms with Chicago’s number one gangster, John Marcone. And that’s just the small stuff — the creatures of the Nevernever don’t take vacations and aren’t particularly worried about Harry’s friendships or love life.

By: Jim Butcher, Joe Cooper, Ardian Syaf

Mars Attacks Zombies vs. Robots (One Shot)
IDW

Description: The only thing worse than Earth having an inter-dimensional stargate that led to the Zombies vs. Robots catastrophe are Martians using one of their own to lead a sneak attack on Earth. But what will happen when zombies get a scent of those big, exposed Martian brains?

Zombie-Robot-Martian chaos from the co-creator of ZvR, Chris Ryall, and TMNT artist Andy Kuhn!

By: Chris Ryall, Andy Kuhn, Ray Dillon

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