thyria

Did you know you can pre-order and subscribe to your favorite titles so you’ll never miss an issue? Here’s 5 titles coming out July 5 you won’t want to miss!

MONSTRESS Volume Two: The Blood

The Eisner-nominated MONSTRESS is back! Maika, Kippa, and Ren journey to Thyria in search of answers to her past…and discover a terrible new threat. Collects MONSTRESS #7-12.

THE WOODS Vol. 7: The Black City

Written by The New York Times best-selling author James Tynion IV (Detective Comics) and illustrated by Michael Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), “The Black City” collects the seventh arc of the best-selling series, now in development at Syfy. Is there a reason mankind has always feared the untamed forest? Karen, Sanami, and Ben will have to venture far beyond the reaches of the civilization they’ve built and into the heart of the alien wilderness in the hopes of finally going home. But in the center of the woods, they discover the truth behind the ancient fear of the forest for themselves. Collects issues #25-28.

ZODIAC STARFORCE: Cries of the Fire Prince #1

Zodiac Starforce returns!

An elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures … as long as they can get out of class! Known as the Zodiac Starforce, these high-school girls aren’t just combating math tests–they re also battling monsters!

After defeating a former ZS member and her mean-girl minions, the girls thought they d get a little break! But a new big bad s come out to play, and demons are starting to overrun the downtown!

JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS: THE MISFITS: Infinite Part 2 #1

The FIRST EVER Jem/Misfits Crossover Event continues here in “INFINITE PART TWO!” Never okay with letting Jem and The Holograms steal the spotlight, The Misfits have followed them to this “brave new world” and are shocked by what they find… a world ruled by JEM and powered by Synergy Hologram Technology. WHAT. IS. EVEN. HAPPENING!?!

KIM & KIM: Love is a Battlefield #1

The Fighting Kims finally get the bounty of their lives and Kim D re-connects with an ex-girlfriend, so of course everything immediately goes catastrophically wrong. This high-flying, rad AF tale of exes and woes is the first in a four-part follow-up to 2016’s summer favorite. Awesome!

rare myth of the week: kyknos the other swan

that’s right there’s another guy who got turned into a swan who was ALSO named kyknos and get this: also gay.

so this kyknos (kyknos of thyria) was kind of a bitch, and he had this boyfriend named phylios who he sent on all these dumb quests. first, he told phylios to go kill him a lion to prove he actually loved him.

and phylios was like “okay sounds good enough i mean i am a hunter–”

“no no. i need you to kill me a lion WITHOUT weapons”

so phylios, because he loved kyknos, did it; killed a perfectly good lion with his bare hands and brought it back to kyknos. 

and kyknos was like “mm that’s great babe but lions are soooo last week.”

“oh no”

“you know those vultures that live on the mountain over there? the maneating ones? ya i need you to go get those for me.”

“ok well i did just kill a lion so that shouldn’t be too bad–”

“i need you to get them alive. also if you don’t then you don’t love me”

and phylios, for whatever reason, still liked this guy, even though the relationship seemed preeettyyy one-sided at this point, so he did what kyknos asked and brought him the maneating vultures. 

“okay i got these vultures for you don’t really know what you need them for but–”

“ohhh you actually did that??? dang it’s too bad i don’t want them anymore.”

“are you serious”

“yeah now i need you to wrestle this wild bull for me”

and finally, FINALLY, phylios had had Enough. and he said, “you know what? no. this is bullshit. i deserve someone who trusts that i love them without me having to get clawed by various dangerous animals” 

so kyknos did what any reasonable prince would do when they didn’t get their way, and threw himself off the nearest cliff into the ocean. BUT: before he could have his dramatic death, apollo, another avid fan of grand but ridiculous gestures of love, turns him into a swan, i guess so he that at least when he’s crying about his bf leaving him, he can sound pretty. 

5 graphic novels to check out this week:

MONSTRESS Vol. 2: The Blood

The Eisner-nominated MONSTRESS is back! Maika, Kippa, and Ren journey to Thyria in search of answers to her past…and discover a terrible new threat. Collects MONSTRESS #7-12.

GAMORA: Memento Mori

From screenwriter Nicole Perlman - co-writer of the Guardians of the Galaxy screenplay - and Marvel superstar artist Marco Checchetto, comes a killer new ongoing series! Once upon a time, Gamora was Thanos’ heartless pet assassin and favorite adopted daughter. Today, she is the backbone of the Guardians of the Galaxy, putting her life on the line to defend the innocent throughout the universe. What was it that transformed her from being used as a tool of her oppressor, to a champion of the powerless? Embark on a journey of revenge and redemption, and witness how Gamora earned her reputation as the Deadliest Woman in the Galaxy. Collects Gamora #1-5.

LOOSE ENDS

No one seemed to notice Sonny Gibson as he stepped back into “The Hideaway,” a dusty little honky-tonk nestled off the Carolina highway. But before the night was over, Sonny would be on the run—from the law, from criminals, and even from himself. LOOSE ENDS is a gritty, slow-cooked, Southern crime romance that follows a winding trail down Tobacco Road, through the war-torn streets of Baghdad, and into the bright lights and bloody gutters of South Florida. From JASON LATOUR, co-creator of Eisner-winning SOUTHERN BASTARDS and the writer of Spider-Gwen, CHRIS BRUNNER (SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight), and RICO RENZI (Spider-Gwen, Squirrel Girl). Collects LOOSE ENDS #1-4.

CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE Vol. 1: Going Underground

Cave Carson was once the world’s greatest underground adventurer-but that was a long time ago. When he settled down with his wife, Eileen, to raise their daughter, Chloe, he traded the controls of his vehicle, the Mighty Mole Mark 1, for a desk and keyboard. Since then, Cave has led a quiet life-even with the constant distraction of his otherworldly cybernetic eye.

But when a sudden illness claims Eileen’s life, Cave’s tranquil existence is shatteredsh and he and Chloe soon find themselves hurtling down a terrifying tunnel of danger, discovery, mayhem and madness.

At the bottom of that tunnel lie secrets buried for decades-secrets that hold the key to thwarting a conspiracy that threatens to consume the surface and subterranean worlds alike. But will Cave and his intrepid team of super-spelunkers be able to overcome this new generation of evil-or is there less to this hero than meets the eye? Collects issues #1-6.

ANGEL CATBIRD Vol. 3: The Catbird Roars

It’s all-out war in the madcap conclusion to Angel Catbird’s superhero saga. The evil Rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way. Internationally best-selling novelist and animal lover Margaret Atwood pens a conclusion to the dramatic, hilarious, and heartwarming trilogy.