The Wild Storm #1 – £2.99
Written by Warren Ellis, art by John Davis Hunt, variant cover by Tulay Lotay. On sale 15 February
The Wildstorm universe was originally a creation by Jim Lee and now being re-visioned by Warren Ellis, (Transmetropolitan, Ministry of Space, Planetary) and well known for his sociocultural themes covering cryonics and human enhancement is sure to make this an exciting venture to get on board with.
Batwoman Rebirth #1 – £2.20
Written by Marguerite Bennett, James Tynion IV and art by Oliver and Epting. On sale 15 February
The newest chapter of Batwoman’s life starts here, and with Bennet involved in this new epic, (DC Comics Bombshells, Monstress, plus so much more) you can expect gripping plots with no punches pulled. This is a complete story covering Batwoman’s past and her darkest hours, as she fights to break up a syndicate spreading a new bioweapon around the world.
The Visitor -how and why he stayed #1 – £4.50
Written by Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson and art by Paul Grist. On sale 22 February
A Hellboy spin off set in 1941. This probes into a pivotal moment in Hellboy’s past for a surprising tale that goes back to the characters first appearance. Who were the aliens sent to kill Hellboy and why? The Visitor is also the story of an alien’s view of humanity both as potentially creative and destructive. This is a 5-issue comic.
Darkness Visible #1 – £2.99
Written by Mike Carey, Arvind Ethan David and art by Brendan Cahill. On sale 15 February
80 years on since the arrival of demons on Earth, an uneasy coexistence forces even the good guys to cross the line to save their own family.
The Belfry One Shot – £2.99
Written by Gabriel Hardman. On sale 22 February
From Logan storyboard artist and Hugo Award-nominated writer/artist Gabriel Hardman (Invisible Republic, Kinski, Star Wars Legacy) comes a self-contained one-shot that may just strip you of your humanity. When an airliner crashes in a remote jungle, everyone walks away unscathed—only to find they can’t escape the lush, brutal world they find. “This is my dark trip into a world that’s a little surreal, a little nihilistic, and all terrifying,” said Hardman. “I wanted to flex some different storytelling muscles, and that led me down the road to eye-gouging violence and naked bat people. But there’s beauty as well in the lush art style I’ve adopted for this story. And naked bat people”
Animal Noir #1 – £2.99
Written by Izar Lunacek and Nejc Juren. On sale 22 February
Private investigator, and Giraffe, Immanuel has been asked to track down a prey fantasy movie. Hippo mob members, prey obsessed lions, and street fighting elephants abound.