Weigh In Wednesday 8.23.17

It’s New Comic Book Day, which means it’s time for this week’s Weigh In Wednesday!

Here’s what I bought this week, in no particular order:

BETTIE PAGE #2
Bettie takes on Hollywood as the B-Movie Queen of the Space Commies! Bettie gets in over her head with the shadowy Sky Science cult! Bettie unleashes chaos at the Griffith Park Observatory!
Writer David Avallone and artist Colton Worley are your tour guides through the thrilling second issue of The Secret Diary of Bettie Page!
Cover A: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover B: Scott Chantler
Cover C: Photo Cover
Dynamite
Rated Teen+
$3.99

GENERATIONS: THE UWORTHY THOR & THE MIGHTY THOR #1
HER HAMMER, HIS AX: A WORTHY APOCALYPSE. When a battle goes south, Thor finds herself in ancient Egypt – facing a young Odinson! A misguided party of Vikings has bitten off way more than they can spear. But when the prince of Asgard answers their cries for help, he ends up in a fight no axe alone can win! And Apocalypse is not one for mercy. Can a not-yet-worthy god and a time-lost hero take on one of the world’s most powerful mutants at the height of his empire? And what does their encounter mean for the future of two Thors
Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Mahmud Asrar
Marvel
Rated T+
$4.99

ACTION COMICS #986
“EVE OF DESTRUCTION” part two! The inhumanities of Earth put even Superman’s trust to the test as he and Lex Luthor begin to see a pattern emerging that points to Mr. Oz and his agents. When Lex confronts Mr. Oz alone, one walks away changed forever.
Writer: Rob Williams
Artist: Guillem March
DC
Rated Teen
$2.99

MANHUNTER OVERSIZE SPECIAL #1
Big-game hunter and private detective Paul Kirk has marshaled his skills to fight crime as the masked vigilante known as Manhunter. But now crime has reached epidemic proportions that may push him to the limits—and draw the attention of the Golden Age heroes Sandman and Sandy! Plus: a short story featuring Etrigan the Demon by writer Sam Humphries and artist Klaus Janson and a Golden Age reprint.
Writer: Sam Humphries
Writer: Dan Didio, Keith Giffen
Artist: Nicholas Bradshaw
Artist: Klaus Janson
Cover: Bruce Timm
DC
Rated Teen
$4.99

THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE #8
After the chilling ending of the last issue, Keith Giffen and  Steve Rude transport us to a land where the Grecian sheep and the Wolf Garibaldeks are on the brink of war! Will a visit from Kamandi, now mistaken for their folk hero Odysseus/Ulysses, bring peace? Or will he bring forth an age of destruction?
DC
Rated Teen
$3.99

RED SONJA #8
Buckle up for a wild journey as Sonja treks across America looking for a way back to Hyrkania. But as she heads further West, all she seems to find is trouble…
Writer: Amy Chu
Artist: Carlos Gomez
Cover A: Mike McKone
Cover B: Ben Caldwell
Cover C: Jonboy Meyers
Cover D: Cosplay Cover
Cover E Subscription: Mel Rubi
Dynamite
Teen +
$3.99

CONAN THE SLAYER #12
Jehungir Agha’s plan to ambush Conan in the dead city of Xapur goes awry when his men encounter the enraged demon Khosatral Khel, who seeks the Cimmerians blood. But Agha’s plight may be the break Conan needs to turn the tables on the Devil in Iron!
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Dheeraj Verma
Cover: Phroilan Gardner
Dark Horse
$3.99

Which comic should be featured this Spotlight Sunday?

  • Manhunter Oversize Special (50%, 1 Votes)
  • Red Sonja (50%, 1 Votes)
  • Bettie Page (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Generations: The Unworthy Thor & The Mighty Thor (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Action Comics (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The Kamandi Challenge (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Conan the Slayer (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 2

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Jon Maki

Born and raised in the sparsely-populated Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Jon Maki developed an enduring love for comics at an early age.

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