Howdy Grand Geeks and Gatherers! I hope all is going well for you in your neck of the woods, while in this confused kingdom of Southern California we cannot make our minds up whether it is cold or hot. We are that much closer with regards to the winter season and yet winds and fires tell us otherwise. Perhaps its none of my business really, so I’m just going to huddle up next to my bedside heater and enjoy some indie titles. Let’s see what I can suggest for you this week!
Captain Canuck Season 5 #1
Writer(s): Ho Che Anderson
Artist(s): Felipe Cunha
Cover Artist(s): Ken Lashley
Publisher: Chapterhouse Comics
Synopsis: “An all-new Captain Canuck makes his debut in Captain Canuck Season 5! Following on the heels of the epic Invasion arc that saw a world forever changed, we meet Darren Oak the newest hero to pick up the mantle of Captain Canuck. Meanwhile, Michael Evans, brother of the first Captain Canuck, is about to unleash his newest plan to put Earth on a path to prosperity post-invasion…”
It seems that in the aftermath of the Invasion storyline that we’ve a new Captain Canuck! Darren Oak now has taken up the responsibility to be Canada’s preeminent superhero, while Michael Evans is determined to see prosperity at home in this new world order.
Belle: Targeted Prey #1 (one-shot)
Writer(s): Dave Franchini
Artist(s): Julius Abrera
Cover Artist(s): Igor Vitorino, Josh Burns, Maria Sanapo
Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment
Synopsis: “Belle’s life is far from normal, and she knows that, with life hunting and fighting mythical beasts, protecting the world from the darkest secrets they can’t handle. But what happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? Belle is going to find out, as she has made it to the top of the list of one of the deadliest beings to ever exist, and they won’t be coming alone. Don’t miss this adrenaline soaked story like you have never seen before!”
Stories where the hunter becomes the hunted always provide for a mysterious twist, and it’s no different now that Belle is now in such a predicament! Just what is hunting her though, who knows?!
And there we have it for the week, folks! Tales of huntresses becoming the hunted ones on top of new blood becoming iconic heroes! These tales and more await you at the mere click of a button on your keyboards or at the touch of a screen on your tablets and/or phones. But being the conscious-minded supporters of local business that I trust you are, I know you’ll head down to your local comic shops this week to pick up the hardcopy issues themselves! Read them and share with your friends. Start a conversation and be sure to leave a comment or two. But most importantly, remember…GGG!