This Week’s Highlights at Third Eye for Wednesday 1/15/20

Published January 13th, 2020

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MANGA LEGEND JUNJI ITO RETURNS WITH AN ALL-NEW HORROR MASTERPIECE THIS WEDNESDAY IN NO LONGER HUMAN!

One of the true legends of horror, the cult of Junji Ito continues to grow, and it’s easy to see why: he’s absolutely one of the best in any medium when it comes to telling eerie, and horrific tales.

This week, a brand new manga arrives from Mr. Ito with NO LONGER HUMAN, and it’s amazing.

Plagued by a maddening anxiety, the terrible disconnect between his own concept of happiness and the joy of the rest of the world, Yozo Oba plays the clown in his dissolute life, holding up a mask for those around him as he spirals ever downward, locked arm-in-arm with death.


Osamu Dazai’s immortal-and supposedly autobiographical-work of Japanese literature, is perfectly adapted here into a manga by Junji Ito.

The imagery wrenches open the text of the novel one line at a time to sublimate Yozo’s mental landscape into something even more delicate and grotesque.

This is the ultimate in art by Ito, proof that nothing can surpass the terror of the human psyche.

Image’s UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #3 continues to impress with its 3rd big issue this week!

One of the best new books to debut in 2019 was Charles Soule & Scott Snyder’s UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY, and we’re totally amped to see issue #3 hitting big this week at Third Eye!

In UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY #3, the expedition undertakes a desperate attempt to rescue a member of the team from the Destiny Man’s strange caravan city.

Success or certain doom hinges on Americana expert Ace Kenyatta, PhD-what he knows about the new lands…and what he doesn’t.

This is shaping up to be one of our favorite IMAGE series to debut in quite some time, and we highly recommend you check it out!

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


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IRON MAN 2020 #1 drops this week, kicking off the biggest IRON MAN arc in ages!

The future is now! Artificial Intelligences presents a clear and present danger to humanity and must be brought to heel!

The Robot Rebellion battles for the establishment of robot rights!

And Arno Stark IS Iron Man!


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Skottie Young’s epic and legendary OZ series comes to trade paperback with OZ: COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL.1!

One of the most iconic comics of the last couple decades has got to be the incredible OZ adaptations that superstar Skottie Young did all throughout the 2000s, and now, finally, they’re returning to print in all new complete collection trade paperbacks, and we could not be more stoked!

Comics that truly appeal to fans of all ages, the Skottie Young OZ stuff is incredible, and still holds up today as some of our favorite stuff to come out of the 2000s and 2010s.

Eric Shanower and Skottie Young’s Eisner Award-winning adaptations of L. Frank Baum’s Oz books begin with the beloved tale of Kansas farm girl Dorothy, blown by a tornado to the magical Land of Oz.

Dorothy fatally flattens a wicked witch, liberates a living scarecrow and is hailed by the munchkins as a great sorceress…but all she really wants is to get home!

Then join the young boy named Tip as he escapes the servitude of mean old witch Mombi and runs away with his newly created magical companion, Jack Pumpkinhead.

Along the way, they meet Sawhorse – and follow the legendary Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City! Collecting WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ #1-8, MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #1-8 and WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ SKETCHBOOK.

BOOM’S next monster hit, RED MOTHER, continues with RED MOTHER #2, delivering another eerie read!

We’re loving the output of BOOM STUDIOS these days, and whether it’s their incredible work on books like SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN & ONCE AND FUTURE, or recent licensed hits like MMPR / TMNT and their Whedon-verse stuff — they’re really delivering high quality comic goodness!

In this weeks RED MOTHER #2, Daisy struggles to find her boyfriend Luke after they were attacked – but as the visions from her prosthetic eye grow stronger, she’s drawn further into the mystery of the Red Mother.

What’s the scoop on RED MOTHER? After losing her eye and the man she loves in a brutal mugging, Daisy McDonough is left trying to put the pieces of her life back together.

Just when she begins to think she can heal- move on, she begins to see strange things through her new prosthetic eye. And The Red Mother sees her in return.

Wanna get on board? We’ve got issue 1 in stock to get you current with this weeks issue 2!


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The road to RAVENCROFT continues with RUINS OF RAVENCROFT: SABRETOOTH #1 as the aftermath of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE takes us straight to Marvel’s very own ARKHAM ASYLUM!

Where do we go after the bloody finale of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE? The stage is set for the return of some seriously sinister bad guys, and there’s no better place to see them emerge than Marvel’s very own riff on ARKHAM ASYLUM — RAVENCROFT!

To the men and women of the Marvel Universe, Ravencroft Institute for the Criminally Insane appeared to be a hospital devoted to the rehabilitation of society’s most violent offenders.

But appearances can be deceptive, and — as Captain America learned the hard way – some secrets have teeth.

Wanna check out the 1st of these one-shots? We’ve got copies of RUINS OF RAVENCROFT: CARNAGE #1 to get you up to date!


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Marvel delivers a slice of comics history with their Incredible Hulk #180 Facsimile, featuring the 1st cameo appearance of WOLVERINE!!

We love the Marvel facsimile editions, which provide exact reproductions of iconic key moments in comics, and this week, they’re serving up a big one with Incredible Hulk #180!

This landmark features the 1st cameo appearance of the one and only WOLVERINE, and is a piece of comics history worth owning in any format!

Snag yourself a copy this week at Third Eye!

The next volume of MY HERO ACADEMIA arrives with MY HERO ACADEMIA VOLUME 22 this Wednesday!

In the third match of the joint battle training, the students of Class 1-A have their hands full dealing with the unexpected creativity of Class B’s Quirk use.

These matches give everyone a chance to reflect on exactly where they all stand in relation to each other, and on the events in their lives that have brought them to this point.

Then it’s time for Bakugo to show what he’s learned…


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VENOM: THE END delivers the next big Marvel “FINAL STORY” for one of their most iconic characters this week!

Marvel’s THE END one-shots are great WHAT IF? style looks at the FINAL stories of some of their most iconic characters of all-time.

This week, they’re spotlighting one of our personal favorites — VENOM!

THE FINAL VENOM STORY!

The alien symbiote who bonded with Eddie Brock has been through a lot… but not nearly as much as he has coming.

In a tale that literally spans over a trillion years, Venom travels the length of space and time as the last defender of life in the universe!


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