This Week’s Highlights at Third Eye Comics for Wednesday 8/8/18

The biggest new Marvel series launch of 2018 is here: Welcome back the Fantastic Four with the incredible FANTASTIC FOUR #1 this Wednesday!

This is the best FF we’ve read since the days of John Byrne & Jonathan Hickman’s epic runs!

We’re super pumped about the Fantastic Four. Heck, more pumped than we’ve been in a while about Marvel’s First Family, and we’re telling you now: you will be too.

This is seriously one of the best new books we’ve read this year, and it just crackles with that raw energy that screams THIS IS GOOD COMICS!

Seriously: Dan Slott (SUPERIOR SPIDERMAN) and Sara Pichelli (Miles Morales Ultimate Spider-Man) hit it out of the park here, and we really cannot recommend the book enough.

Everything about this release is perfect. From the incredible storytelling of Slott to the gorgeous art of Pichelli to heck, all the amazing alternate covers kicking off the release.

This is quality stuff, and if you’re looking for one of the MUST-READ Marvel books to jump onto — this is it!

On top of all this — you’ve all been wondering just where the Marvel Universe headed post-SECRET WARS, and while there were some periods where things were a tad off, things have kicked into high gear in 2018, and guess what:

FANTASTIC FOUR is the book to read to help fill in all the dots. Even more so than AVENGERS, this is where the modern mythology and tapestry of Marvel continuity is being built, and we’re so darn pumped!

In FANTASTIC FOUR #1, Since the end of SECRET WARS, there’s been a gap in the Marvel Universe.

A void no other team can fill. And it’s time for the world to move on. But can it?

A life-changing decision by the Thing! A momentous declaration by the Human Torch! A clarion call-to-arms that summons Doctor Doom!

And a signal in the sky that heralds the return of hope to the Marvel Universe!

All this, and Alicia Masters adopts kittens! So cute! Plus, the Impossible Man!

Get the Third Eye Fantastic Fam-Pack featuring FANTASTIC FOUR #1 + all 4 ARTGERM variants for just $24.99!

We know you’re all super stoked on all the rad FANTASTIC FOUR #1 covers coming out, and obviously, leading the charge are those gorgeous ARTGERM variant covers!

We’ve put together an extra special Third Eye Fantastic Fam-Pack bundle, where you can get Cover A of FANTASTIC FOUR #1, along with all four of the FANTASTIC FOUR #1 Artgerm covers for just $24.99 – saving you 20% off normal cover price!

Check out our gallery featuring ALL the FANTASTIC FOUR #1 covers we’ll have available this Wednesday, including the ARTGERM covers! Click here for Gallery 1 & click here for Gallery 2

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CATWOMAN #2 delivers its second big issue, and it continues to be amazing!!!

Spinning out of the events of Tom King’s epic BATMAN #50, the new CATWOMAN series by JOELLE JONES may be our favorite take on Selina Kyle yet, and this weeks issue #2 continues the awesomeness!

Gotham’s a toxic litter box for Selina Kyle of late, so she hits the road looking to clear the air, change her look and clear her name, too-there’s a copycat burglar swiping her M.O. who needs sorting out.

In her hometown, Catwoman runs afoul of a crime boss who’s also hunting this impostor.

Can the two declare a truce to hunt a mutual enemy, or will Selina end up just more roadkill?

Wanna jump on board? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

Get the CATWOMAN #2 ARTGERM Cover B variant for just $3.99 this week while supplies last!

We love the work of ARTGERM (as you’ve probably noticed!), and this gorgeous COVER B variant to CATWOMAN #2 is a MUST-HAVE!

Make sure you scoop one for just normal cover price, $3.99, this week while supplies last!


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BLACK BADGE #1 delivers the concept of the SPECIAL OPS branch of the Boy Scouts! Killer new read from the creators behind GRASS KINGS, MIND MGMT & more!

BLACK BADGE is a must-read for fans of movies like THE GOONIES!

We love a cool new concept, and one of the coolest is BLACK BADGE, which debuts this week from BOOM!

In this killer new series, Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins, the team behind Grass Kings , reunite for a new ongoing series about a top-secret, elite branch of boy scouts tasked by the government to take on covert missions.

Among their organization, the Black Badges are the elite; the best of the best. They are feared even by the other badges.

The missions they take are dangerous, and they will only get worse as their leaders attention is split between their mission objectives and tracking down a lost team member. A team member who disappeared years ago, presumed dead.

A haunting look at foreign policy, culture wars and isolationism through the lens of kids who know they must fix the worlds that adults have broken.

This was a fantastic read, and we have a feeling it’s gonna turn into one of those series folks wished they had jumped onto from the beginning! Do NOT sleep on issue #1 this week!

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Image favorite RAT QUEENS arrives this week with RAT QUEENS VOL.5 THE COLOSSAL MAGIC NOTHING!

One of our favorite Image series that blends ultra-violence, raunchy humor, and swords and sorcery perfectly returns this week!

We can’t get enough of RAT QUEENS, and we’re so stoked to see another volume of the series arriving this week!

After a series of successful adventures, the Rat Queens have returned to Palisade with piles of gold and are in a mood to party.

But the town has a new resident; a strange wizard with the power to erase people from existence.

Join the baddest mercenary gang in the land as they face down the villain with swords and sassery!

Start Reading RAT QUEENS WITH RAT QUEENS VOL.1 for just $9.99

So, as you already can tell from up above: we LOVE Rat Queens, and folks, you’ll love it too.

Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they’re in the business of killing all god’s creatures for profit.

It’s also a darkly comedic sass-and-sorcery series starring Hannah the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human Cleric and Betty the Hippy Smidgen Thief.

This modern spin on an old school genre is a violent monster-killing epic that is like Buffy meets Tank Girl in a Lord of the Rings world on crack!

This first volume collects the first five issues of the hit series at the special introductory price of $9.99!

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SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1 brings the world of Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN back to comics, and we are so stoked!!

One of the greatest comic series of all-time, THE SANDMAN, is getting a new lease on life as Neil Gaiman oversees the return of the incredible world he created in the ’90s for Vertigo.

From the mind of New York Times #1 bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a new world filled with dreams, nightmares and wonderful characters living together in a shared universe for a new story unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.

A rift between worlds has opened, revealing a space beyond the Dreaming. Meanwhile, a book from Lucien’s library is discovered by a group of children in the waking world where it should not exist.

Lucien calls for Matthew the Raven to seek out their master, Daniel, Lord of Dreams.

As Matthew flies across the Waking World and others, he finds a young boy named Timothy Hunter who, in his dreams, has become the world’s most powerful magician-but in his nightmares he is the world’s greatest villain.

A new House has appeared in the realm of the Dreaming: the House of Whispers, with its proprietor, a fortune-teller called Erzulie. And elsewhere, Lucifer has fallen again, only this time he might be trapped in a Hell of his own design.

Spiraling out of this special issue will be four all-new series set in the Sandman Universe. It all starts here!

Get our SANDMAN UNIVERSE #1 Cover Bundle for just 39.99 & collect all 8 SANDMAN UNIVERSE covers

With a release this big, DC pulled out all the stops to celebrate, and they’ve got a bunch of covers featuring all the SANDMAN all-star artists of yesteryear doing killer variants (along with the legendary JIM LEE, just for the heck of it too!)

You can score the full set for just $39.99 while supplies last this week at Third Eye!


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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 continues the best Spidey run we’ve seen in ages featuring INVINCIBLE artist RYAN OTTLEY!!

We gotta tell you: this back-to-basics approach to Spidey by Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley has us hooked!

Gorgeous art, sharp and funny storytelling, and a ton of familiar faces are making this one of the best runs of Spidey we’ve seen in a minute!

In issue #3, things are crazy for Spider-Man. His personal life in turmoil, the giant TRI-SENTINEL returning to attack NYC…and someone is out there impersonating Peter Parker!

Is it the Chameleon? An LMD? Ultimate Peter Parker making his Marvel U debut? Think again, True Believer!

Wanna get caught up? We’ve got issues 1 & 2 in stock to get you current!

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Star Wars Vol.8 delivers the next installment of Marvel’s incredible ongoing Star Wars series!!

The Rebel Alliance sets its sights on strengthening its forces by growing its numbers. But with a greater number of recruits comes discord and dissidence.

Can Princess Leia, with help from Han and Luke, forge one true alliance from the many factions?

On a mission to liberate Mon Cala, Leia has a nearly impossible plan to ally the besieged planet with the rebellion – one that hinges on the unique skills and cultural know-how of the one and only C-3PO!

While Han, Luke and Leia undertake a perilous rescue, Threepio must complete the vital assignment of…hobnobbing at the opera?!

With the Empire temporarily weakened, the Alliance is poised to rise up in defiance. Could their ultimate victory be at hand? Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #44-49.

Seriously folks, this is some of the BEST Star Wars comics we’ve ever seen, and we’re loving every second of ’em!

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FARMHAND #2 delivers more awesomeness from CHEW’s ROB GUILLORY this week at Third Eye!

In issue #2 of FARMHAND, Ezekiel Jenkins just wants to forget his past.

Unfortunately, now that he’s returned to his family’s farm, that’s going to be damn near impossible.

And if dealing with his own demons isn’t enough, today he’ll be dealing with a few of his father’s as well.

What’s the scoop on FARMHAND? The scoop on it? Meet Jedidiah Jenkins, he’s a farmer who lives in Freetown, Louisiana.

He’s your typical farmer, until he has some very frightening visions that download scientific data into his brain that’s so cutting edge – it hasn’t even been invented yet.

From there, he creates the Jedidiah Seed.

When planted and watered, he’s able to grow human organs that heal fast and can be customized in a hundred different ways.

That’s right, Third Eye Faithful: a farmer who grows human organs.

Of course, things go awry when Jedidiah becomes an overnight sensation, and shortly after, the recipients of these plant / human organs tend to not work out so swift.

When Jedidiah’s long estranged son, Ezekiel, shows up – things really kick into an interesting direction.

This book is incredible. Rob’s art is the best we’ve ever seen it, and the storytelling here is the perfect blend of weird and warm – the kind of weird and warm that really shows you just how a story about growing human organs out of a farm can tug at your heart strings.

Wanna get caught up? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

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SUPERMAN #2 delivers the follow-up issue to Bendis’s incredible new ongoing SUPERMAN series! 

We’re loving Bendis on SUPERMAN, and this weeks SUPERMAN #2 takes us further into the awesomeness that the legendary comics writer has planned for the Man of Steel!

In SUPERMAN #2, the world quakes and shakes as it begins to succumb to the effects of the entire planet being moved into the lifeless realm known as the Phantom Zone.

As Superman works with the World’s Greatest Heroes, an old enemy trapped in the same prison returns to stop the Man of Steel and escape.

Wanna hop on board? We’ve got issue 1 in stock now to get you current!

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UNNATURAL #2 continues one of our favorite new Image series of 2018!

We’re loving the new Image series, UNNATURAL, which features the gorgeous art of Mirka Andolfo, and this week’s issue #2 is another great read!

In UNNATURAL #2, while Leslie’s life has just been turned upside down by THAT message, her best friend Trish goes on a hunt to discover what lies beneath her unnatural (and yet attractive) recurring dream.

Oh, and who’s the mysterious hooded figure spying on her?

Wanna get on board? We’ve got issue 2 in stock now to get you current!

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A new creative team & new story arc make SUPERGIRL #21 a must-read, and the Cover B variant featuring Krypto is our favorite cover this week!!

We’re pretty jazzed about the new direction of SUPERGIRL which kicks off in issue #21, with the all new creative team.

Mourning the loss of the Kryptonians wiped out by Rogol Zaar, Supergirl decides to play detective and sets off into deep space to learn more about the would-be usurper. Using whatever tech she can scrounge,

Supergirl builds a star cruiser, and after intel from Green Lantern, she blasts off into the cosmos with Rogol Zaar’s deadly axe to solve the mystery-along with a traveling companion you won’t believe!

And, the Cover B? It’s one of our favorites this week, cause let’s face it: Krypto rules!

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SIXTH GUN creators reunite on SHADOW ROADS & we’re loving it as the Old West horror continues in SHADOW ROADS #2!

The Sixth Gun was one of our favorite series of the last few years, and when we saw that the creators, CULLEN BUNN and BRIAN HURTT, would be reuniting to explore a world set in the aftermath of that epic series, we knew we had to give it some love.

In issue #2, Henry and Barry find themselves in the presence of the enigmatic Buzzard Clan, where they meet an unexpected chief who holds secrets to Henry’s past.

Meanwhile, Ghost Eyes and Isabelle are tracking the soul-stealing Hunter, but instead they find the mysterious Black Star Rangers!

What’s the scoop on SHADOW ROADS? The world is thinnest at The Crossroads, a mythical plane that serves as a doorway throughout the universe. It is here that a band of adventurers throughout the Wild West gather, brought together by Gord Cantrell and Abigail Redmayne with a singular purpose: to fight back against the creatures that would endanger the sanctity of all creation.

SHADOW ROADS is the set in the world that remains after the conclusion of Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt and Bill Crabtree’s critically-acclaimed series, The Sixth Gun.

Wanna get on board? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current!

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DETECTIVE COMICS #986 features a totally rad BATMOBILE blueprints cover!

We gotta tell ya: sometimes all it takes is a good cover to grab our attention, and the Cover B to DETECTIVE this week is one of those kind of covers!

Check out this hyper-detailed BATMOBILE blueprints cover by Mark Brooks – and make sure you snag one this week at Third Eye!

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