Wednesday, January 30, 2019

My Weekly Pull [55] & Can't Wait Wednesday [25]

My Weekly Pull is something I do every Wednesday to show which comics I had pulled for me that week! If you're into comics, or you're looking to start, please join me! If you decide to do your own post, there's a link-up at the bottom. I would love to stop by and check it out!

West Coast Avengers #7 by Kelly Thompson, Daniele Di Nicuolo, Eduard Petrovich, Stefano Caselli

Jacob's comics for the week!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Urban Legends #9 by Gary Carlson, Frank Fosco, Kevin Eastman
Amazing Spider-Man #14 by Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Black Panther vs. Deadpool #4 (of 5) by Daniel Kibblesmith, Ricardo Lopez Ortiz, Ryan Benjamin, Rain Beredo
Man Without Fear #5 by Jed MacKay, Danilo Beyrouth, Kyle Hotz
Marvel Knights 20th #6 (of 6) by Donny Cates, Kim Jacinto, Kaare Andrews, Vita Ayala, Joshua Cassara
Punisher #7 by Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski, Greg Smallwood
Spider-Man Deadpool #45 by Robbie Thompson, Jim Towe, Dave Johnson

I really love West Coast Avengers, but I'm not a fan of this week's cover. It makes Kate look older than she is, and it doesn't match the image of her we've seen the last six issues. I appreciate that they want to give other artists a chance to share their talents and ideas, but it can also be a turnoff when they change too much about the characters. As far as the story goes, I'm really enjoying what Kelly Thompson is doing! She really has a knack for writing Kate, and I've liked her spin on all of the West Coast Avengers.

I'm technically reading Marvel Knights 20th, but it's never guaranteed, haha. The last few weeks I've read them because Jacob wants to show me something, but it's not one that I actively seek out. The story is good, don't get me wrong, but they're not characters I normally read about. All of the people involved (Bruce Banner, Daredevil, Punisher, etc.) have lost the memories that they're supposed to have, and are currently living in a weird alternate version. It's pretty crazy!

Can't Wait Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, that highlights upcoming releases that we're anticipating and excited to read. It's a spinoff of the feature Waiting on Wednesday that was hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Comics Will Break Your Heart
by Faith Erin Hicks
Expected publication: February 12th 2019
Synopsis (via Goodreads): Miriam's family should be rich. After all, her grandfather was the co-creator of smash-hit comics series The TomorrowMen. But he sold his rights to the series to his co-creator in the 1960s for practically nothing, and now that's what Miriam has: practically nothing. And practically nothing to look forward to either-how can she afford college when her family can barely keep a roof above their heads? As if she didn't have enough to worry about, Miriam's life gets much more complicated when a cute boy shows up in town . . . and turns out to be the grandson of the man who defrauded Miriam's grandfather, and heir to the TomorrowMen fortune.

In her endearing debut novel, cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks pens a sensitive and funny Romeo and Juliet tale about modern romance, geek royalty, and what it takes to heal the long-festering scars of the past (Spoiler Alert: love).

How perfect is this book for this post? My Weekly Pull is about the comics I've had pulled for me this week, and my CWW is a book about comics! <3 It also sounds like it's going to be a really great story, and I'm looking forward to getting my hands on a copy.

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  1. Love the cover of Comics Will Break Your Heart! And I love the whole coming together despite warring families aspect. :)

    1. I wasn't a fan of Romeo and Juliet in school, but I think this spin on their story might work for me. ;)

  2. I am reading this book right now! I was pulled in immediately and really enjoying it so far. I hope you get a chance to read it.

    1. Yay! I'm so happy to hear that! Does it feel really similar to Romeo and Juliet, or does the author just make their situations similar? I can't wait to see your thoughts!

  3. hahaha Spoiler alert: love. That sounds super cute, I'm going to have to check it out. :)

    1. I thought that was a funny little addition to the synopsis! I hope we both enjoy this one. :)

  4. I need to get moving on WCA, I've only read the first issue! I liked it though. Definitely has a nice, breezy feel, kind of a West Coast vibe which is refreshing- and I agree about Kelly Thompson. Marvel is so hit or miss for me right now but WCA seems to be doing great!

    Oh and I reviewed Domino Vol. 1 last week. Not to plug my own post haha but just wanted to let you know since I know you've read those. :)

    1. Yes! Feel free to plug your posts! I started responding to comments last night and doing a little hopping, but at 4 AM had to call it quits. I was sooo tired! Your blog has been an open tab on my computer for a few days now, and I'm going to get there today, haha. A pipe burst in the bathroom (in the wall behind the shower), so it's been insane at our house. I barely have time to read/write a blog post. It's been one thing after another lately! <3

      West Coast Avengers is a fun, breezy comic! I love how simple it is, but it's also funny and witty. I enjoy everyone's banter, and there's solid story behind it as well. I think you'd enjoy it! We're starting to get glimpses of her mom, and I really hope that thread from All-New Hawkeye is fully addressed. :)

    2. Oh no sorry to hear about the pipe! Yikes that's no fun I'm sure! And I hear you on blog hopping- sometimes I have a zillion tabs open and then at some point... I just have to crash lol!

      I read the trade of the new Avengers series by Jason Aaron and was decidedly not impressed, but the first issue of WCA totally worked for me. Thompson's humor and character touches make the difference I think. :)

    3. Right?! I will open a ton of tabs to make sure I hit all of my favorite blogs, and I'll get halfway through before calling it quits. I leave them open for the next day, but it's not always easy to find the time. The pipe it its own headache -- ugh.

      Hmm -- that's a bummer! I've been trying to avoid anything Avengers (basically anyone from the movies), because I need a break, haha. WCA is different, which I love, and the characters are new and refreshing. I hope you keep reading it and loving it! <3


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