New in Comics: Black Lightning Hong Kong Phooey Special, Judge Dredd Under Siege, and More

By | May 28, 2018

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Black Lightning Hong Kong Phooey Special #1

By: Bryan Hill, Denys Cowan

Publisher: DC Comics

Description: Back from Viet Nam, kung fu master Hong Kong Phooey has set up his own detective agency in the inner city. Meanwhile, Jefferson Pierce (a.k.a. Black Lightning) has uncovered a plot by three assassins to collect the components of a sacred text revealing the darkest secrets of Martial Arts magic, and they’ll kill anyone who owns them – including the dog who holds the last chapter of the book, Hong Kong Phooey. Plus, a tale of the Funky Phantom as he goes toe-to-toe with the Spectre in a tale by Jeff Parker and Scott Kolins.

2021 Lost Children #1 (of 2)

By: Stephane Betbder, Stephane Bervas, James Stokoe

Publisher: Titan Comics

Description: For fans of Akira, Domu: A Child’s Dream, Ghost in the Shell & Children of Men Escape from New York meets the X-Men! It’s 2021. Detroit has seceded from the United States and its citizens are under the control of a madman with extraordinary abilities. The only hope of retaking the city lies with four super-powered children. But their powers come with a price – using them means aging prematurely. Can they save the city before their powers use up their lives?

Judge Dredd Under Siege #1 (of 4)

By: Mark Russell, Max Dunbar

Publisher: IDW

Description: When all contact with the Patrick Swayze Block is lost, Dredd and Judge Beeny investigate only to find it’s become a beachhead for an all-out mutant assault on Mega-City One. Cutting-edge humor and tense, gritty action from writer Mark Russell (The Flintstones, God Is Disappointed in You) and artist Max Dunbar (Gears of War)!

Rocket Robinson and the Pharaoh’s Fortune TPB

By: Sean O’Neill

Publisher: Dark Horse

Description: Cairo, 1933–The Egyptian capital is a buzzing hive of treasure-hunters, thrill-seekers, and adventurers, but to 12-year-old Ronald ”Rocket” Robinson, its just another sticker on his well-worn suitcase. The only son of an American diplomat, Rocket travels from city to city with his monkey, Screech, never staying in one place long enough to call it home, but when Rocket finds a strange note written in Egyptian hieroglyphs, he stumbles into an adventure more incredible than anything hes ever dreamt of.

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