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SPINNER RACK: Rob’s Picks – Week of 8/23/2017

Welcome to the SPINNER RACK! My name is Rob, and each week I’ll bring you my top picks from the latest comic releases hitting the shelves!  Here are my picks for this week!


Dark Horse Comics

Black Hammer #12

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) David Rubin

Twenty years ago, Joseph Weber became the Black Hammer. Ten years ago, Lucy Weber lost her father when he defeated Anti-God, saving Spiral City and the world. Two years ago, Lucy started looking for him. And she found more than she ever expected.







DC Comics

Detective Comics #963


(W) James TynionIV (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Yasmine Putri

“Utopia” part one! Having exiled herself from Batman’s world, Spoiler has nearly destroyed herself trying to expose the corruption of Gotham City’s vigilantes. Fortunately for her, help has arrived…but unfortunately for the city, it’s in the form of the mysterious Anarky! Is he truly on the side of the people, or is he a dangerous lunatic?






The Flash #29

(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico

“Negative” part two! What’s a Rogue to do when The Flash goes bad? Get worse. Operating from behind bars in Iron Heights, the incarcerated Rogues graduate from costumed crooks to true kingpins of crime, unleashing the new villain known as Shrapnel upon the chaotic and unprotected streets of Central City.







Wonder Woman Volume 3: The Truth TP

(W) Greg Rucka (A) Liam Sharp & Various (CA) Liam Sharp

As Wonder Woman picks up the pieces of her shattered psyche in the wake of “The Lies,” Barbara Ann Minerva walks into the devil’s lair to defend her…or is she being led into a trap? And Diana, Steve, and Etta come face to face with their newest foes-the deadly group known as Poison! But what do they have to do with the plot to unravel Wonder Woman’s life? Collects Wonder Woman #13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 and 25.






IDW Publishing

TMNT Dimension X #4

(W) Ryan Ferrier (A) Chris Johnson (CA) Nick Pitarra

The TMNT land on a planet of criminals and lowlifes. In these surroundings, one heroic pilot is on the lamb from the most powerful crime boss on the planet. A pilot named Ace Duck!







Marvel Comics

Generations: The Mighty Thor & The Unworthy Thor #1

(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Mahmud A. Asrar

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?






Secret Empire #9

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Mark Brooks

United We Stand Against The Secret Empire!



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