It’s #NewComicBookDay! Here’s what you can look forward to seeing at your local comic shop today:
In #Riverdale #7, Dilton Doiley has always been a little…borderline, but when his science teacher tells the class about an astronomical event they’ll be observing, Dilton’s worst fears are confirmed—the end of the world is nigh! As he takes drastic steps to prepare, Jughead is caught in a dilemma—should he humor Dilton or try to stop him? And what if Dilton’s right…? Plus, get ready for a BRAND NEW DIGEST SERIES! In “Sick Day,” everyone’s caught the flu that’s been going around, except for Jughead. He decides to help out the Andrews family—but his unconventional methods don’t go over too well! ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #1 launches today at your local comic shop! — view on Instagram http://ift.tt/2zi9Hjj
Image: Cover of
America #2, starring America Chavez, Marvel’s lesbian Latina superhero. (Marvel
NPR’s Glen Weldon is used to comics shop chatter that revolves around things
like which new books are worth checking out, what storylines have gone way too
long and which hero could kick which other hero’s butt. Generally speaking, the
word “demographics” doesn’t crop up a lot; but it did last week, after a Marvel
executive’s comments about diversity in comics unleashed an online firestorm.
Don’t imagine Keith getting nightmares about turning full Galra.
Don’t imagine him coming to Lance in the middle of the night shaking and crying.
Don’t imagine Lance quietly singing ‘You are my sunshine’ to him till he falls asked.
Don’t imagine Lance getting hit in battle
Don’t imagine Keith holding him them both knowing he’s running out of time.
Don’t imagine Keith singing 'You are my sunshine’ while his voice breaks with emotion.
Don’t imagine him continuing to sing it on nights alone now that Lance is gone…