Saturday, November 23, 2019

My Weekly Pull [97] & Can't Wait Wednesday [67]

My Weekly Pull is something I do every Wednesday (when the stars align in my favor) 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!

Marked #2 by David Hine, Brian Haberlin, Geirrod Van Dyke
Amazing Mary Jane #2 by Leah Williams, Carlos E. Gomez, Humberto Ramos
Canto #6 by David M. Booher, Drew Zucker

Gwenpool Strikes Back #4 by Leah Williams, David Baldeon
Excalibur #2 by Tini Howard, Marcus To, Mahmud Asrar
Spider-Verse #2 by Ryan North, Pere Perez 

Deadpool #1 by Kelly Thompson, Chris Bachalo
Once & Future #4 by Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Marauders #2 by Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli, Russell Dauterman

Firefly #11 by Greg Pak, Dan McDaid, Joe Quinones

Jacob's comics for the week! 
2099 Alpha by Nick Spencer, Viktor Bogdonovic, Arthur Adams
Absolute Carnage #5 by Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Absolute Carnage Captain Marvel #1 by Emily Ryan Lerner, Andrea Broccardo, David Nakayama
Amazing Spider-Man #34 by Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Punisher Kill Krew #5 by Gerry Duggan, Juan Ferreyra
Strayed #4 by Carlos Giffoni, Juan Doe

Sooo many comics this week! I'm really excited about the new Deadpool series! Why? BECAUSE KELLY THOMPSON IS WRITING IT! She's one of my favorites (All-New Hawkeye, West Coast Avengers)! Once & Future and Firefly are two I always look forward to reading (AMAZING). Gwenpool Strikes Back is more obnoxious than entertaining, but I am curious how her current situation will play out. 

The first issue of Amazing Mary Jane was interesting, and I liked that MJ was the focal point instead of Peter. We get to see what she does while he's out being Spider-Man, and how her relationship with him impacts her day-to-day life. Canto is almost over, but I don't feel like very much has happened on his journey. I likely would have stopped reading it after the second issue, but my son likes it. Although, I do have to gloss over some of the details he's not old enough for.

Marked had a unique concept, but I didn't really like the first issue. I'm hoping the second one is better. Marauders and Excalibur felt very similar (both are about the mutants and their new island), but are about different characters. I haven't read the first issue of Spider-Verse yet, but my husband assures me it's something I'll enjoy. We'll see!
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.

A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat
Expected publication: March 24th 2020
Synopsis (via Goodreads): A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice.

All light in Chattana is created by one man -- the Governor, who appeared after the Great Fire to bring peace and order to the city. For Pong, who was born in Namwon Prison, the magical lights represent freedom, and he dreams of the day he will be able to walk among them. But when Pong escapes from prison, he realizes that the world outside is no fairer than the one behind bars. The wealthy dine and dance under bright orb light, while the poor toil away in darkness. Worst of all, Pong's prison tattoo marks him as a fugitive who can never be truly free.

Nok, the prison warden's perfect daughter, is bent on tracking Pong down and restoring her family's good name. But as Nok hunts Pong through the alleys and canals of Chattana, she uncovers secrets that make her question the truths she has always held dear. Set in a Thai-inspired fantasy world, Christina Soontornvat's twist on Victor Hugo's 
Les Misรฉrables is a dazzling, fast-paced adventure that explores the difference between law and justice -- and asks whether one child can shine a light in the dark.

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  1. I love looking at your pull list. :) So many great comics.

    1. I don't usually get this many at once! I still need to read last week's, haha. <3


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